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Ghost TownsWells, or Wellsdale, Oregon

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This small farming community was wiped out to enable the construction of Camp Adair during WWII

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member valsetzpegleg

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Ghost TownsCamp Adair - Oregon's Largest Ghost Town

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An abandoned WWII Army Training Cantonment

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member valsetzpegleg

location: Oregon

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersLackner's Tavern - Louisville, CO

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This NRHP is still in the business of serving food and beverages.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesOzark Courthouse Square Historic District – Ozark, Missouri

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Commercial historic district surrounding the old Christian County Courthouse in Ozark, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBonniebrook Homestead – Walnut Shade, Missouri

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Former Homestead of noted illustrator, Rose O'Neill, the creator of the kewpie doll, located near Walnut Shade, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesGaithersburg Latitude Observatory - Gaithersburg, nMD

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This now-unused observatory is one of 6 placed around the world to measure the wobble of the Earth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Maryland

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsDeadth of Infante Dom Henrique - 550 years - Batalha, Portugal

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This bust of Infante Dom Henrique was placed in 2010 to commemorate the 550 years of his death.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Leiria, Portugal

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsCivilian Conservation Corps – 80 Years – Roaring River State Park, Missouri

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Statue of a CCC Worker in honor of the 80th anniversary of the founding of the Civilian Conservation Corps at Roaring River State Park near Cassville, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical Marker noting the origins and history of the Manda community, which is a small rural community today. This marker is located just east on Wells School Rd, just east its the intersection with Manda Carlson Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersHome of Rose O'Neill – Walnut Shade, Missouri

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Marker for the former home of Rose O'Neill, the creator of the kewpie doll, near Walnut Shade, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersSite of the Mission of San Juan del Puerto - Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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This historical marker about the Mission of San Juan del Puerto and the role Governor James Moore of the British Colony of South Carolina played in its destruction is located in front of the historic Ribault Inn Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersFort George Island - Jacksonville, Florida, USA

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This historical marker is about Fort George Island and the role James Oglethorpe, who was a British general, Member of Parliament, and founder of the colony of Georgia, played in its history. It is located in front of the historic Ribault Inn Club.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFestung Rüsselsheim — Rüsselsheim, Germany

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The Fortress Rüsselsheim is a former military facility in Rüsselsheim am Main.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member prussel

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 5/4/2015

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersAllegheny Portage Railroad Plane No. 2

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At the corner of PA 53 and PA 164 in Portage.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: 5/4/2015

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Illinois Historical MarkersRobert Pershing Wadlow - SIUE Campus ~ Alton, IL

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Sometimes called the "Gentle Giant" but most widely known as the "Alton Giant"

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMorrill, Levi, Post – Reeds Spring, Missouri

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Historic former post office and homestead in rural Ozark area near the Reeds Spring, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersEhem. Borbecker Handwerksbank - Essen, Germany

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This building is a monument since 2/14/1985

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesStadtkirche - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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The Christian-Catholic town church of Olten was built between 1806 and 1812.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKunstmuseum - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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The municipal art museum of Olten is located in a former residential and commercial building near the town church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKapuzinerkloster - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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The Capuchin monastery of Olten was founded in 1648.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRathskeller - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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A historic restaurant in the town center of Olten over and over painted with scenes from the Swiss Peasant War 1653.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesStadtbibliothek - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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The municipal library of Olten in the former town hall from 1705. ery simple except for the corner pilaster strips and the door case.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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

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Bäumlihof is a large country estate between Riehen and Basel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersPioneer Saloon - Susanville, CA

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This historical marker is one of two located on this block on Main Street in downtown Susanville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersDewey Jackson Short – Galena, Missouri

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Marker on the front of the Stone County Courthouse in Galena, Missouri with brief information about a local politician.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/3/2015

last visited: never

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