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Signs of HistoryBirthplace of Big Tex - Kerens, TX

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Kerens, TX is the birthplace of State Fair icon, Big Tex, and this sign tells all about it, placed just a few blocks from where Big Tex originally stood in 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationCentennial Time Capsule - Callao, MO

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Located in American Legion Memorial Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsSandpoint Drug Company Building - Sandpoint, ID

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This small but well ornamented brick building is the second from the south end of the 300 block of First Avenue, on the south side of the Berndt Block. This is the thirteenth of the fifteen contributing buildings in the Sandpoint Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings130 Delaware Street - New Castle Historic District - New Castle, Delaware

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Historic house now a bed and breakfast in New Castle, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Delaware

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsTown and Country Store - Sandpoint, ID

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The only single storey building in the 300 block of First Avenue, this, 320 Second Avenue and the B.P.O.E building south of 320 Second are the only single storey contributing buildings of the fifteen in the Sandpoint Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBigelow Block - Sandpoint, ID

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Near the centre of the 300 block of First Avenue, the Bigelow Block fits right in with its contemporaries, being a two storey brick building with brick ornamentation on the second storey. It is one of fifteen contributing buildings in this district.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsStar Market - Sandpoint, ID

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Plaqued as the Travis Building, it was known as the Star Market for much of its life and Taft's Variety Store in 1984. It is the ninth of the fifteen buildings which comprise the Sandpoint Historic District, all in a two block area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsThe Computer Center/The Children's Shoppe - Sandpoint, ID

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Though the plaque on this building names it the Hunt Building, it is apparently a replacement for that building and built after 1906. This building is the eighth on the list of fifteen contributing buildings in the Sandpoint Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLarson's - Sandpoint, ID

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The second building from the north end of the 300 block of First Avenue, the Larson Block is the seventh on the list of fifteen contributing buildings in the Sandpoint Historic District, which encompasses only two city blocks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsColonial Theater Buidling - Canaan Village Historic District - North Canaan CT'

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Opened in 1923 and was known as Little Radio City, locally.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsCollin's Diner - Canaan Village Historic District - North Canaan CT

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Manufactured by the Jerry O'Mahoney Company in Elizabeth NJ. Placed here in 1942.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Connecticut

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDunk, Alfred, House - Binghamton, NY

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Alfred Dunk House is near the Broome County Library on Pine Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesRASQ, Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia

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The Royal Agricultural Showground of Queensland - Toowoomba, placed a time capsule outside the Founders Pavilion on 14/4/1988, to be opened in another 50 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadWorld's Largest Rocking Chair - Route 66 - Fanning, Missouri, USA

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World’s Largest Rocking Chair - Roadside Attraction, over 42 feet tall making it a Guinness World record holder, Located at the Route 66 Outpost, Fanning, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: 5/11/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersKerens

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Texas Historical Marker noting the origins and history of the city of Kerens, TX, located in the 100 block of S. Colket Ave, near the corner of SW 1st St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersLeibniz-Gymnasium - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This building is a monument since 12/27/1988

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/25/2015

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesWestland and Mount Cook National Parks - West Coast, New Zealand

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Westland Tai Poutini and Aoraki/Mount Cook National Parks form part of Te Wahipounamu South Westland World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: 1/25/2015

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBob's Gasoline Alley - Route 66 - Cuba, Missouri, USA.

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Bob's Gasoline Alley - Ethyl does not live here any more, but 100's of vintage gas pumps, neon's & signs do. Featuring old brands of gas such as, Sinclair, Phillips 66, Skelly, Chief, Gilmore and Signal. Located off Route 66, Cuba, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: 5/14/2014

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New Zealand Historic PlacesCarnegie Free Public Library (Former) - Hokitika, New Zealand

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The Carnegie Free Public Library, now the Hokitika Museum, is located on Hamilton Street in Hokitika, West Coast, New zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesFort St Pierre National Historic Site of Canada, Fort Frances, Ontario

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Fort St Pierre was a fur trading post, once the main base for La Vérendrye which enabled his push west. It was a precursor to Fort Lac La Pluie which was a staging area for the Dawson Route that linked Lake Superior with the Red River colony.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLiddell’s Division, Walker’s Corps. Plaque - Chickamauga National Battlefield

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The Liddell’s Division, Walker’s Corps. plaque is located along a wooded path off of Reed's Bridge Road. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 20, 1863 at noon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: 4/6/2011

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Canadian National Historic SitesSir Frederick Banting National Historic Person of Canada, Alliston, Ontario

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Sir Frederick Banting is credited with the idea which led to he and his colleagues discovering the role of insulin in fighting diabetes. He was born at a homestead in Alliston. This is a twin plaque to one at the Best Institute in Toronto.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member colincan

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersPolizeipräsidium Buer - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This building is a monument since 9/14/1984

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersRathaus Buer - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This impressive town hall is a monument since 11/23/1988

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMahaska County Courthouse - Oskaloosa, Ia.

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This three-story red brick building is located at 106 South 1st Street in Oskaloosa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Iowa

date approved: 1/24/2015

last visited: never

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