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WPA ProjectsWetumka Armory - Wetumka, OK

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As with many of Oklahoma's armories, this was a project of the WPA in 1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsU. S. Post Office and Customs House - Belfast Commercial Historic District - Belfast, ME

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Its namesake is Belfast, Ireland and it is now a quiet little city on the shore of Penobscot Bay, home to artists and artisans, history and heritage. The city has not one, but two historic districts.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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Oklahoma Historical Markers1872 - Centennial - 1972 (Atoka Catholic Church) - Atoka, OK

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St. Patrick's Catholic Church is at 2103 S Mississippi Ave, Atoka, OK, and in front of it is a bell tower, with a plaque indicating that the bell up high is the original church bell from 1872.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMaschinenfabrik und Krupp'sches Erholungsheim - Bendorf-Sayn, RP, Germany

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Maschinenfabrik und Krupp'sches Erholungsheim in Bendorf-Sayn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesZschokke-Denkmal - Aarau, AG, Switzerland

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A statue of Heinrich Zschokke in a park in Aarau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 12/12/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Flewellen-Thweatt Cemetery - Lindale, TX

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A 2001 Texas Historical Marker in Flewellen-Thweatt Cemetery, northwest of Lindale, TX, notes that the burial of Frances Maria Flewellen in 1861 was the first burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - James Cockburn - Cobourg, ON

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Marker located at the front of the Cobourg Town Hall recounting the history of James Cockburn, one of the Fathers of Confederation, and first Speaker of the House in 1867.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings801 Ohio Ave - Depot Square Historic District - Wichita Falls, TX

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The building at 801 Ohio Ave, Wichita Falls, TX, is a contributing building in the Depot Square Historic District. Today, it appears vacant, but there may be some restoration going on.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Infamous Crime ScenesThe Stringtown Shootout - Stringtown, OK

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The Stringtown Shootout occurred here on August 5, 1932, a gunfight between the Barrow Gang and two local law enforcement officers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings206 South Main Street - Monmouth Courthouse Commercial Historic District - Monmouth, IL

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This is building number 23 on the NRHP listing map.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBrown Block - Monmouth Courthouse Commercial Historic District - Monmouth, IL

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This is building number 24 on the NRHP listing map.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSchool Named for Texas Confederate Colonel Richard B. Hubbard

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Dual-sided, 1965 red granite Texas Historical Marker in front of Hubbard Middle School, 1300 Hubbard Dr, providing some background on the man for whom it's named. His Confederate service is nothing next to his outstanding civic career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings500 8th St - Depot Square Historic District - Wichita Falls, TX

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Built in 1892, the old J.A. Kemp Wholesale Grocery Building is a contributing building in the Depot Square Historic District, at 500 8th St, Wichita Falls, TX. Last used by an appliance store, it appears to be used for storage today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Florida Historical MarkersBattery Langdon -- Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, FL

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The historic marker at the access point to Battery Langdon at Fort Pickens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Florida

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Florida Historical MarkersBattery 234 -- Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, FL

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The historic marker at the access point to Battery 234 at Fort Pickens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Florida

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Florida Historical MarkersBattery Worth -- Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, FL

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The historic marker at the access point to Battery Worth at Fort Pickens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Florida

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Florida Historical MarkersBattery Cooper -- Fort Pickens, Pensacola Beach, FL

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The historic marker at the access point to Battery Cooper at Fort Pickens

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Florida

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 12/30/2014

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisImmeuble 17 Grand-Place - Arras, France

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[FR] Immeuble situé au 17 Grand-Place à Arras, reconstruit à l'identique en 1919. [EN] Building located at 17 Grand-Place in Arras, rebuilt identically in 1919.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 7/1/2017

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisHôtel de ville - Arras, France

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[FR] L'hôtel de ville d'Arras est situé place des Héros à Arras. [EN] The town hall of Arras is located Place des Héros in Arras.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: 7/1/2017

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D.U.P. Historic MarkersMormon Sugar Beet Factory Site - 524

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A D.U.P. marker located in front of a grange hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NW_history_buff

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 24479 - De Beurs - Leeuwarden

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Gebouw in neo-renaissance stijl met sterk eclectische trekken. Laatste werk 1880 van Th.Romein (1811-1881), stadsbouwmeester van Leeuwarden.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Friesland, Netherlands

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomBrigham Young Monument - Salt Lake City, UT

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A monument along the original section of the Lincoln Highway in downtown Salt Lake City.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomHandcart Pioneer Monument - Salt Lake City, UT

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One of a few monuments in Temple Square.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Utah

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Spirit of '76Bicentennial Marker - Orange, CA

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A plaque at the Orange Civic Center about the 200th anniversary of the United States.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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Victorian Post BoxesVictorian Post Box - Woodybay Station, Lynmouth-Barnstaple Railway, Devon, UK

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An old Victorian post box is located here on the station platform of Woodybay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/11/2017

last visited: never

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