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Signs of HistoryWorld War II Liberation - Luxembourg City, Luxembourg

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This plaque on the front of the Cercle Municipal Building in the Place d'Armes commemorates the city's liberation during World War II.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Luxembourg

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySpooner and the Railroad – Spooner, WI

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This historic sign stands outside Spooner’s Railroad Memories Museum and tells about the area’s railroad history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCrest of the Frontenac Axis - Alexandria Bay, NY

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Large bronze marker explaining the origins of the Frontenac Axis geological formation nd its effects on the St Lawrence River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHorseshoe Baptist Cemetery - Monongahela, PA

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An 18th century cemetery remains long after the church was torn down.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Guest Books Metchosin Pioneer Museum Guest Book - Metchosin, British Columbia, Canada

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This guest book is inside the Metchosin Pioneer Museum, which is located at 4450 Happy Valley Road on the municipal grounds in Metchosin, British Columbia, Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The A-Team

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasColchester Reef Light House Replica, Lake George, NY

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An exact replica of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: New York

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: 7/28/2014

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New Mexico Historical MarkersBattle of Khe Sanh - Historic Marker - Paraje, New Mexico, USA.

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The Battle of Khe Sanh Vietnam - 1968 - Claimed the lives of over 2,000 United States servicemen. This historic marker is dedicated to honor and preserve the memory of New Mexico Servicemen who died due to the Khe-Sanh Battle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 7/28/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesFranziskuskirche - Riehen, BS, Switzerland

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The Roman Catholic church St Franziskus in Riehen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Illinois Historical MarkersSt. Peter Church - Quincy IL

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This plaque, affixed to the Maine Street side of city hall, explains the history of this site, and a character who played a historic role in Illinois and Catholic Church history.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Illinois

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Abraham LincolnAddress by President Lincoln - Marietta, GA

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The dedication speech is mounted in Marietta National Cemetery, because many of those dead now rest here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasWang, Karpacz, Poland

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Metal miniature wooden church Wang in the Karkonosze mountains.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Arne1

location: Dolnośląskie, Poland

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasStatue of Liberty at the MET - New York City, NY

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This Lady Liberty is a bronzed terracotta cast of a model for the original Statue of Liberty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasSaint Michael Overcoming Satan - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasQueen Marie-Amelie - New York City, NY

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This bust is located at the Metropolitan Museum of Art.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasHarpa Replica- Reykjavik, Iceland

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The Harpa is a beautiful new concert hall on the harbor front in Reykjavik.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasReykjavik Mermaid - Reykjavik, Iceland

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This sculpture is located in the lake at Reykjavik's Hljómskálagarður Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasSaint Bartholomew - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located in the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasColumn of St. Theodore - Las Vegas, NV

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Two columns in Venice are replicated here in front of the Venetian Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Both have statues of patron saints.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Nevada

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 8/22/2013

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Exact Replicas10-Inch Rodman Cannon - San Francisco, CA

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This replica is located at Pier 33.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasLagoda - New Bedford, MA

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This replica model is located in the New Bedford Whaling Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasTwilight, Thinker & Dawn - Springfield, MA

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This sculpture is a plaster cast of an original by Michelangelo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasHercules - St. Petersburg, Russia

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This sculpture is located in the Hermitage Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Russia

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasMission San Juan Capistrano Replica #2 - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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This replica is one of at least two located in the Mission's Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 5/3/2013

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Exact ReplicasSecession Building Replica - Vienna, Austria

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This replica is located inside the original... a beautiful art museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 9/8/2013

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Exact ReplicasKUMU Art Museum Replica - Tallinn, Estonia

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Kumu is an abbreviation of the Estonian "Kunstimuuseum" (art museum) and this replica is located in the Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Estonia

date approved: 7/27/2014

last visited: 9/21/2012

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