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UK Historical MarkersFinding Longitude- Timekeeper Method -- Flamsteed House, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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An interpretive sign inside Flamsteed House explains the 15th century process of finding longitude with the timekeeper method -and its challenges on the high seas

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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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersSteuerhaus Memmingen - BY - Germany

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Steuerhaus Memmingen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/23/2016

last visited: 8/2/2015

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Signs of HistorySt. Luke Catholic Church - Irving, TX

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An Irving Centennial Marker stands on the grounds of the Heritage Senior Center, 200 S Jefferson St, noting this site as the original site of St. Luke's Catholic Church, which has since moved to other locations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Exact Replicas"Trafalgar Standards" -- Shepherd's Gate, Royal Observatory, Greenwich, London, UK

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The "official" copy of the Trafalgar Standards of measurement are installed in Trafalgar Square, with a copy at the Royal Observatory

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Monseigneur Louis-Zéphirin Moreau - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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Le monument de Monseigneur Louis-Zéphirin Moreau est situé devant l'évêché de Saint-Hyacinthe, sur la rue Girouard Ouest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Évêché de Saint-Hyacinthe - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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L'Évêché de Saint-Hyacinthe est situé sur la rue Girouard Ouest, à Saint-Hyacinthe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersTebbetts to Mokane - Tebbetts, MO

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Another trailhead marker telling you what to expect on this segment of the Katy Trail

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersTebbetts to N. Jefferson - Tebbetts, MO

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Today's North Jefferson is an area once the town of Cedar City...wiped away by the Great Flood of 1993.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Monastère du Précieux-Sang de Saint-Hyacinthe - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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Le Monastère du Précieux-Sang de Saint-Hyacinthe, construit d'après les plans et devis de l’architecte Victor Bourgeau, est située sur la rue Girouard Ouest, à Saint-Hyacinthe

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Chapelle du Précieux-Sang de Saint-Hyacinthe - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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La Chapelle du Précieux-Sang de Saint-Hyacinthe, construite entre 1871 et 1876 d'après les plans et devis de l’architecte Victor Bourgeau, est située sur la rue Girouard Ouest, à Saint-Hyacinthe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Église du Christ-Roi - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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L’Ancienne église du Christ-Roi, construite en 1927-28 d'après les plans et devis de l’architecte René Richer, est située sur l’avenue de la Concorde Nord, à Saint-Hyacinthe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsCroat War Monument - Jajce, Bosnia and Herzegovina

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This is a War Memorial in the town of Jajce, honoring the Croat fallen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Bosnia and Herzegovina

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationConfederation Tree - Canadian Centennial 1967 - Simcoe, ON

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Tree dedicated to Canada's Centennial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Alberta Heritage MarkersRed Deer Train Station - Red Deer, Alberta

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This building is the beautifully restored Red Deer train station. The building is a designated Municipal and Provincial Historic Resource.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesStadtmuseum Villach / ehemalige Palais Crusitz - Kärnten - Austria

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Stadtmuseum Villach / ehemalige Palais Crusitz

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Kärnten, Austria

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersRathaus Memmingen - BY - Germany

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Rathaus Memmingen

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: 8/2/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - House of Worship - Walnut Creek, CA

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The first house of worship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Alexander Cemetery - Anna, TX

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A 2015 Collin County Historical Commission marker near the front of Alexander Cemetery indicates that the earliest marked grave here is that of William Alexander, dating to 1858.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 9/22/2016

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersMarkgrafenkirche - 95367 Trebgast/Deutschland/BY

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Denkmalgeschützte Markgrafenkirche zu Trebgast // Historic-protected ev.-lutheran Church in Trebgast, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesLegislative Assembly Time Capsule - Yellowknife, Northwest Territories

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This time capsule is located in the sidewalk near the front door of the Legislative Assembly - NWT's capital building. Placed in 2014, it will be opened in 2044.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Northwest Territories, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Astronomer Royal, John 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: 9/21/2016

last visited: 7/21/2016

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Community CommemorationEdward Bolender Centennial Memorial Park - Canadian Centennial - Elmira, ON

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Elmira Park dedicated to the Canadian Centennial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Cathédrale de Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

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La Cathédrale de Saint-Hyacinthe-le-Confesseur, construite entre 1878 et 1880 d'après les plans et devis de l'architecte Adolphe Lévesque, est située rue Girouard Ouest, à Saint-Hyacinthe.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Église de Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire - Saint-Hyacinthe, Québec

in Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)

L'église de Notre-Dame-du-Rosaire, construite entre 1858 et 1861, d'après les plans et devis de l’architecte Victor Bourgeau, est située sur la rue Girouard Ouest, à Saint-Hyacinthe. À noter que la cloche qui se trouvait à l'extérieur a été enlevé pour une période indéterminée.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Coaster in the UK. to have beyond vertical drop - Pembrokeshire, Wales.

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Speed: No Limits - A steel Roller Coaster opened in 2006 & the first Coaster in the UK. to have beyond vertical drop, Located at Oakwood Theme Park, Narberth, Pembrokeshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/21/2016

last visited: 9/21/2016

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