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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Joseph Roberts Smallwood (1900-1991) - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This plaque dedicated to the life of Joey Smallwood is found in front of the province's House of Assembly (legislature). Joey Smallwood negotiated the terms of Newfoundland's entry into Canada in 1949. He was provincial premier for 33 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersKansas Law Enforcement Memorial - Topeka, KS

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One of many memorials located on the grounds of the Kansas State Capitol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/31/2015

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsHarsveldbrug - Tilligte

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Harsveldbrug over het Kanaal Almelo - Nordhorn t.h.v. Harsveldweg - Damweg nabij Tilligte.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesCathédrale Saint-Étienne - Bourges, France

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[FR] La cathédrale a été inscrite en décembre 1992 sur la liste du patrimoine mondial de l’UNESCO. [EN] The cathedral was added to the list of the World Heritage Sites by UNESCO in 1992.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesRock Art of Alta - Alta, Finnmark, Norway

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Thousands of paintings and engravings near the Arctic Circle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Finnmark, Norway

date approved: 7/31/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Mary Meager Southcott - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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This plaque is aptly found in front of the Centre of Nursing Studies' Southcott Hall. CNS is the largest nursing school in Newfoundland and Labrador with ~750 students and 50 full-time faculty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 7/31/2015

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In Search of the CeltsBourges - (Cher) France

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[FR] Le nom gallo-romain Bituriges a généré les toponymes Berry et Bourges. Avaricum [EN] The name of the city derives from the Bituriges, the name of the original inhabitants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Centre, France

date approved: 7/31/2015

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHoly Trinity Anglican Church - Yarmouth, NS

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Consecrated on August 4, 1872 with a congregation of more than 800 parishioners and others present, this striking brick church became available for use 79 years after Yarmouth's first Episcopal/Anglican Church, which opened circa 1793.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersWarthan Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker providing some background on early pioneer, G.W. Warthan, his family, and this cemetery, on land he set aside. Located on US 82, just east of Annona, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Runaway Scrape

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A marker on the South shoulder of US Hwy 90 / TX Hwy 146 just East of Dayton (Liberty County), denoting the role which local residents of what is now Liberty county played in the runaway scrape, first as helpers and later on as refugees themselves.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersCooks Point

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Three TX historical marker all in a row at the junction of TX SH 21 and FM 1362. Cooks Point is the name of the village founded at this intersection in about 1840. Cooks Point is still here.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 7/30/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersKings Highway

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A surviving DAR pink granite King's Highway TX historical marker is paired with a more current historical marker of the same topic. The old stone marker of the King's Highway is in the northeast part of San Antonio, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: 7/30/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadAbraham Lincoln - Topeka, KS

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A statue of Lincoln is located on the grounds of the Kansas State Capitol Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHoly Trinity Anglican Parish Hall - Yarmouth, NS

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Designed by English trained architect, Rev. John Roy Campbell, this Parish Hall was built in 1873, 80 years after the formation of the Parish of Yarmouth and Tusket.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadStatue of Liberty Replica - Topeka, KS

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This Statue of Liberty was placed in honor of BSA's 40th anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadLecompton Capital of Kansas Territory - Tecumseh, KS

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Located at a rest area long Interstate 70, just east of Topeka.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadKansas Veteran's Memorial - Topeka, KS

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The Kansas Veteran's Memorial is located on the south side of the capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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Community Commemoration200th Anniversary of Settlement of Cape Sable - Barrington Head, NS

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Built in 1765 by the Congregationalist fishermen and farmers from Cape Cod, called Planters, this meeting house is a classic example of meeting houses once found throughout New England and Atlantic Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/30/2015

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Kansas Historical MarkersKansas Veteran's Memorial - Topeka, KS

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The Kansas Veteran's Memorial is located on the south side of the capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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Kansas Historical MarkersKansas Veteran's Walk - Topeka, KS

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One of many memorials located on the ground of the Kansas State Capitol building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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American Guide SeriesKaw Point - Kansas City, KS

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The place where Louis and Clark entered Kansas on their way to Oregon.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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American Guide SeriesKansas State Capitol - Topeka, KS

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One of the most beautiful state capitols in the country.

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location: Kansas

date approved: 7/30/2015

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American Guide SeriesGoochland County Jail - Goochland, VA

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A stone jail that dates back to the early 1800's on the grounds of the county courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

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American Guide SeriesGoochland County Courthouse - Goochland, VA

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The historic county courthouse is still in use today.

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location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

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American Guide SeriesCounty Jail of 1892 - Chesterfield, VA

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It's hard to believe that the county jail is so small, but that was in the late 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/30/2015

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