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Texas Historical MarkersWilliam B. Fleming

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A marker by the West side of TX-80, just South of where the road crosses the Guadalupe river, briefly denoting the history of a locally famous horse breeder.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/17/2016

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Virginia Historical MarkersPaspahegh Indians - V50

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Marker with information on Native American tribe and their often violent interaction with early English settlers on the Virginia Capital Trail near Charles City, Virginia

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsSeren Steel Blacksmith Shop - Water Street Commercial Historic District - Sparta, WI

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Built in 1928, this building replaced a previously wooden building on the property and housed Mr. Seren Steel's blacksmith shop.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mrjcanger

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersWowinchapunche - V52

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Historical marker with information on an American Indian chief, his tribe and interaction with early English settlers, located along the Virginia Capital Trail near Williamsburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst Baptist Church - Woonsocket RI

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Built in 1890 and occupied in 1892

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersWar Memorial Auditorium 3A 226 - Nashville, TN

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War Memorial Auditorium 3A 226

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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Tennessee Historical MarkersGeographic Center of Tennessee 3A 166 - Murfreesboro TN

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Geographic Center of Tennessee marker located at Middle Tennessee State University.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member haole122

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersCannonball from Battle of Trafalgar -- Nelson Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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A French or Spanish cannonball that lodged in the HMS VICTORY is on display in the Nelson Gallery at the Gallery at the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersBar Shot -- Nelson Gallery, National Maritime Museum, Greenwich, London, UK

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Iron Bar Shot on display at the Nelson Gallery in the National Maritime Museum in Greenwich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Family Tombstone of Edmond Halley -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The historical marker explaining the installation here of the family tombstone of Edmond Halley, what was relocated to the Prime Meridian Garden overlooking the Prime Meridian (and his meridian line) at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich in 1854

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 11090 - Kerk Zuiderwoude - Zuiderwoude

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Hervormde kerk aan de Dorpsstraat in Zuiderwoude.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member DosHermanas

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersMoriah Plank Road, Moriah, NY

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A sign along Broad near the Moriah village center of Port Henry marks where iron ore was transported to Port Henry over a plank road until 1869.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersBarbican Gate - Castle Gate, Lewes, UK

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Within the Barbican Gate is a plaque erected by Lewes Borough Council advising about the Barbican Gate. The gate lies to the east of the castle. Just north of the Barbican is the older inner gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersObservatory Time & National Time -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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Two interpretive plaques explain how the correct time was shared with the nation in the 18th through 20th centuries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical MarkersSafety at Sea -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign inside Flamsteed House explains the historical importance of solving the longitude problem for the British empire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical MarkersWhy Time and Longitude? -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign inside Flamsteed House explains the interplay between time and longitude

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Shovell Disaster -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign inside Flamsteed House explains the historical importance of what became known as the Shovell disaster, which shocked a nation and galvanized work on solving the maritime longitude problem

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersTools of the Trade -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign inside Flamsteed House explains the process of 'dead reckoning' as a method of early navigation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Greenwich Meridian Telescope -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign explains what is behind the glass at the Prime Meridian of the World, and what it does

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical MarkersJohn Flamsteed -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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John Flamsteed, appointed in 1676 by King Charles II was the first Astronomer Royal

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersWilliam Herschel's Telescope -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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William Herschel's Telescope (or what's left of it) is on display in the back garden at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical MarkersFlamsteed's Well Telescope -- Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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First Royal Astronomer John Flamsteed built a telescope in a well. It didn't go well (sorry)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical MarkersOriginal year-going movement by Thomas Tompion, 1676 & Three Tompion Clocks -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, UK

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An interpretive sign on an odd looking clock explains its unique movement and its technological innovation

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 9/25/2016

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UK Historical Markers32-Inch Astronomical Quadrant -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, UK

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A 32-inch astronomical quadrant instrument, formerly attached to a telescope, on display at the Flamsteed House's Octagon Room at the Royal Observatory in Greenwich

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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UK Historical MarkersThe Octagon Room -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The famed Octagon Room at Flamsteed House, built for show to impress Royal Patrons and others, and give visitors a chance to use elegant telescopes in the 17th and 18th centuries

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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