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Massachusetts Historical MarkersForest To Desert - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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The pilgrims found this land covered with trees when they arrived here in 1620. What happened to the forest? This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHMS Somerset - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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Of all the enemy ships that halted Provincetown Harbor during the Revolutionary war, the most fearsome was a huge British man-of-war HMS Somerset. This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore VC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHigh Pole Hill Historic Site - Provincetown, MA

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High Pole Hill Historic Site, located at Pilgrims Monument and Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMayflower Landing - Provincetown, MA

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On November 21, 1620 the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers, men, women, and children, cast anchor in this harbor 67 days from Plymouth England. Located above the S entrance to the Pilgrim Tower in Provincetown, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPilgrims Monument and Provincetown Museum - Provincetown, MA

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The Mayflower made landfall at Provincetown Harbor on November 21, 1620, (N.S.) after 67 days and sea. Located at the entrance to the Museum on top of High Pole Hill, Provincetown, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Ohio Historical MarkersKirtland Temple - #3-43 - Kirtland OH

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The Kirtland Temple is the first temple to be built by adherents of the Latter Day Saint movement

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRoute of Marcy Trail - Hemphill County, TX

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Two different routes carry this name. The one also called California trail and the other through the Texas Panhandle, which is this one

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJosez Grodzicki Residence - Warsaw, Poland

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This is an outstanding building in the center of Warsaw, capital city of Poland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Mazowieckie, Poland

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Old Ridge Route - Sandberg, CA

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This sign is along a rural backroad near Gorman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySite of San Pedro Gate - Anaheim, CA

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This county historic site is located near Ruby's Diner.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOutdoor Living - Anaheim, CA

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This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasTown center replica - Nachod, Czech Republic

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The model of Nachod town center and Nachod Castle in Nachod Regional Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersIn Memory of Pioneer Mennonite Settlers - Canadian County, OK

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This marker stands at the entrance to the Mennoville Mennonite Cemetery, and the former location of the Mennonite church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationAqueduc Gallo-Romain - Le Douhet, France

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[FR] Cet aqueduc romain principalement souterrain alimentait Mediolanum Santonum (Saintes) en eau. [EN] This Roman aqueduct runs mostly underground and supplied Mediolanum Santonum (Saintes) with water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Guest Books Classic Cafe - Anaconda, MT

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This cafe, on East Park Avenue in Anaconda, is all about the cars. Look for the classic black and white checker board design across the roof line. Drop in to sign the guest book and soak up the auto oriented atmosphere.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Original Wood Frame Church in Anaconda

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This little wood frame church was originally built by Swedish Lutheran Dissenters in 1899.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Victorian Post BoxesVictorian Post Box, St Nicholas' Church - Little Saxham, Suffolk

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Victorian Post Box in perimeter wall of St Nicholas' church, Little Saxham

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersOriginal Water Well -- Ft. Gibson OK

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A small plaque on this reconstructed well at the site of Fort Gibson OK proclaims that it was used by then-Lt. Jefferson Davis, of the US Army, while he was serving at Ft. Gibson in the 1830s during the Trail of Tears march.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - Sir Louis-Amable Jetté - ville de l'Assomption, Québec

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une plaque en bronze honorant Sir Louis-Amable Jetté située dans la ville de l'Assomption, Québec, Canada / a bronze plaque in honor of Sir Louis-Amable Jetté located in the city of l'Assomption, Québec, Canada

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTanques de Salga - Olhão, Portugal

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This are salting tanks which used to be part of a Roman farm on this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationMusée archéologique - Pons, France

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[FR] Le musée conserve des collections issues des fouilles effectuées dans la ville et surtout depuis les années 1960. [EN] The museum displays collection coming from digs around the community and especially during the 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesUnited Presbyterian Church of Canehill - Canehill AR

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United Presbyterian Church of Canehill is a historic church on Main Street in Canehill, Arkansas. It was built in 1891 and added to the National Register in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Arkansas Historical Markers Washington County - Cane Hill College - Canehill AR

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This marker, along with an interpretive sign, resides directly in front of the NRHP-listed Canehill College building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersLa Salle Hotel

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Historical Marker affixed to the side of the La Salle Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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In Search of the CeltsCognac - France

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[FR] L'origine du nom de Cognac remonterait à un personnage gallo-romain Connius, dérivé de Connus, nom gaulois. [EN] The origin of the name Cognac goes back to a Gallo-Roman named Connius, derived from Connus, which is a Gallic name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/18/2014

last visited: never

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