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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDriskill Hotel - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Built in 1886 as the showplace of cattle baron Jesse Driskill, The Driskill Hotel remains a legendary landmark in Texas hospitality.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesU.S. Post Office and Federal Building - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This former U.S. Post Office and Federal Building is now known as O'Henry Hall and is occupied by the University of Texas at Austin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMillett Opera House - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Millett Opera House has been the home of The Austin Club since 1981.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSouthwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Southwestern Telegraph and Telephone Building is also known as the Frank Brown Building or the John L. Martin Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRoyal Arch Masonic Lodge - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Royal Arch Masonic Lodge in Austin, Texas was built in Beaux Arts style in 1926. It was designed by J. B. Davies and William E. Ketchum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOld Bakery - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Old Bakery was originally known as the Lundberg Bakery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHirshfeld, Henry, House and Cottage - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The Henry Hirshfeld House and Cottage are two historic homes in downtown Austin, Texas originally inhabited by the prominent Hirshfeld family.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesGovernor's Mansion - Austin, Texas

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

This building is home to the governor of Texas. The dominant exterior feature of the mansion is the monumental hexastyle Ionic portico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAustin US Courthouse - Austin, Texas

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The Austin U.S. Courthouse is an excellent example of Depression-era Moderne architecture. It is a four-story, rectangular plan, steel and concrete building with a basement and service penthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLord House - Lords Valley PA

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Built in 1850, and is a 2 1/2-story, brick dwelling on a random fieldstone foundation in a vernacular Georgian style.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesHillside Cemetery - Middletown NY

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Opened in 1861, it was designed in the rural cemetery style by Calvert Vaux and Frederick Law Olmsted.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesParamount Theatre - Middletown NY

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Built in 1930 in an Art Deco style, a twin to the Paramount Theater in Peekskill, across the Hudson River.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFirst Congregational Church of Middletown - Middletown NY

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Built in 1872, it is the third church to be built on this site.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAfrican--American Cemetery, The - Montgomery NY

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

The African-American Cemetery, known historically as the Colored Cemetery, in the Town of Montgomery, New York, United States, holds the graves of roughly 100, mostly believed to be African slaves.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: New York

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysTamiami Trail - The Ringling - Sarasota, Florida, USA.

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The Greatest show on Earth - The Ringling - Five major attractions courtesy of John & Mable Ringling, Venetian style Ca'D'Zan, Circus Museum, Art Gallery, Asolo Theatre, & Bayfront Gardens, Located just off the Tamiami Trail, Sarasota, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersZeche Nordstern I/II (Coal Mine), Gelsenkirchen, Germany

in Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument Registers

Coal miners had been working in this colliery from 1868 to 1982

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMcCook’s Brigade Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield, GA, USA

in Signs of History

The McCook’s Brigade is located on Reed's bridge Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 18 - 19, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 4/6/2011

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Exact ReplicasCoronation Chair -- Toronto, Canada

in Exact Replicas

This replica is located in Toronto's Casa Loma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 6/1/2012

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Last of its KindLast sailing ship to bring immigrants across the Atlantic to the United States. - New Bedford, MA

in Last of its Kind

This ship is known as the Ernestina and previously as the Effie M. Morrissey. She is the State ship of Massachusetts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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Texas Historical MarkersSt. Paul United Methodist Church

in Texas Historical Markers

This subject marker is mounted on a post in front of the church, on Routh St, a little southeast of the Woodall Rogers freeway, in Dallas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 11/22/2014

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Ghost TownsGlanum - Saint-Rémy-de-Provence/France

in Ghost Towns

Glanum was a Roman city in Provence in southern France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsThe Grove

in Ghost Towns

This is a very well preserved 1860’s museum town full of authentic, articles and artifacts from that era.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsLester, WA, USA

in Ghost Towns

Lester was once a logging town, then a railroad town, now a ghost town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scooternerd

location: Washington

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: never

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Historic FortsTower of David - Jerusalem, Israel

in Historic Forts

The Tower of David that stands now actually dates back to the Mamluk and Ottoman periods. it has served as a citadel for many different military forces throughout the centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Israel

date approved: 11/23/2014

last visited: 9/6/2013

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings4th U. S. Cavalry Regiment Monument ~ Chickamauga Georgia

in NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings

Monument to the 4th U. S. Cavalry Regiment Monument located on Jay's Mill Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/22/2014

last visited: 4/6/2011

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