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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRoynane, Catharine, Three-Decker - Worcester MA

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Built in 1890, Catherine Roynane property is a well preserved Queen Anne three-decker in Worcester.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesShaarai Torah Synagogue - Worcester mA

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Built between 1904 and 1906 for the increasing needs of a place to worship for the Jewish people. Shaarai Torah is the only unaltered Jewish synagogue left from the 1900's.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAlexander, Arad, House - Worcester MA

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One of the most elaborately decorated example of Greek Revival in Worcester.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMcPartland, James, Three-Decker - Worcester MA

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The McPartland Three Decker was built in 1888.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesButler Flats Light Station - New Bedford, MA

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This small sparkplug lighthouse is located in the New Bedford outer harbor. The lighthouse is closed to the public and is only accessible by boat.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: 9/4/2014

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First of its KindFirst White Man to Visit the Villages - Nevada, MO

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Indian Villages knew of the European (White Man), but had never, until now, seen one

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Oil Well in the Panhandle - Carson County, TX

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Sits right next to the "First Rotary Drill" marker and 4 miles N. of the ranch entrance, but still on the Four Sixes Ranch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Childhood HomesJosef Vorel - Opocno, Czech Republic

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Josef Vorel (also Worel) (13 November 1801 – 19 December 1874) was a Czech priest and composer. He is known mainly as a composer of songs and choirs in the folk style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsBrecstejn - East Bohemia, Czech Republic

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The ruins of Brecstejn Castle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysFlorida Keys Scenic Highway - Hemingways House - Key West, Florida, USA.

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The house was the residence of author Ernest Hemingway in Key West, Florida. Now a Museum & a U.S. National Historic Landmark. Located just off US-1 the Florida Keys Scenic Highway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadCowboy Motel - Route 66 - Amarillo, Texas, USA.

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Once common alongside Route 66, a Neon sign on a hotel that is open for business, alas the sign has lost its Neon tubes. The baggy pants Cowboy sign & motel has been standing for decades, & still open, in Amarillo, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadField of Peace - Hwy 66, Conway, Texas, USA.

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Alongside Route 66, on the open plain is a 'Field of Peace' featuring Peace Symbols & Text. Located near the Ghost Town of Conway, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadRoute 66 in Amarillo - Historic Marker - Texas, USA.

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Route 66 was important in the development of the Downtown District in Amarillo, the only large urban city on the Texas route of the Mother Road. In 1994 the area was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadHistoric 6th Street - Route 66 - Amarillo, Texas, USA.

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Route 66 was important in the development of Sixth Street and the San Jacinto area in Amarillo, which was the only large urban city on the Texas route. In 1994 the area was listed in the National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadShell Gas Station - Route 66 - Conway, Texas, USA.

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"Ethyl Doesn't Live Here Anymore" Historic Route 66 - Abandoned Shell, truck & Auto service Station. Looks like another casualty of the Interstate. located in the Ghost town of Conway, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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La Famille BonaparteBust of Alexander I. - Emperors's Spa / Císarské lázne (Teplice, North Bohemia)

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Depicted bronze bust of Alexander I. Pavlovic (Pavlovich), Tsar of Russian Empire and member of anti-Napoleonic coalition, decorates the arcade of Emperor's Spa (Císarské lázne) sanatorium in spa town Teplice.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersReichstagsgebäude - Berlin, Germany

in Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument Registers

The Reichstagsgebäude (English: Reichstag building), located in the center of Berlin, Germany, is the home of the German Parliament.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Berlin, Germany

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersUnderground Railroad Route - Le Roy, NY

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Roadside marker near Langworthy Cemetery NE of Le Roy, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersBank of Canal

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Bank of Chenango Canal extension

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersRounds Cemetery

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Cemetery for pioneer Alfred Rounds and family

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleTel Be'er Sheva - Israel

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Tel Be'er Sheva is an archeological site in southern Israel believed to be the remains of the biblical town of Beersheba. It lies east of the modern city of Beersheba and west of the Bedouin town of Tel Sheva.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Names From the BibleThe Dead Sea - Ein Bokek, Israel

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The Dead Sea is a large salt lake bordering Israel to the west and Jordan to the east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Israel

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Community Commemoration100 Years - White Deer, TX

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The town mascot, a white deer, stands in the middle of the main cross streets, and this plaque is now attached to the stand

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysFlorida Keys Scenic Highway - Southernmost Point in USA - Key West, Florida.

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Most Southerly Point on Mainland USA. Featured on Roadside America. the most photographed attraction in Key West. Drive to the end of US-1 & there it is, your Kodak moment. The concrete marker buoy is Located in Key West, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsLassen Trail - Pit River Canyon - Modoc County, CA

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This historical 'T' marker is located on the north side of Pit River Rd in Modoc County, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 10/30/2014

last visited: never

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