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Missouri Historical MarkersThree State Corner - Joplin, MO

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A state corner with a historical marker and a few caches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesGreenock Church - Saint Andrews, NB

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The old wooden Greenock (AKA Greenoch) Church was built in the years 1821 to 1824, combining the American meeting house form with the British Palladian style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersLiberty Memorial - Kansas City, MO

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A plaque at the base of the Liberty Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesGreenock Church - Saint Andrews, NB

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The old wooden Greenock (AKA Greenoch) Church was built in the years 1821 to 1824, combining the American meeting house form with the British Palladian style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisPassage Pommeraye - Nantes, France

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[FR] Le passage Pommeraye est une galerie marchande du centre-ville de Nantes construitd à partir de fin 1840. [EN] The Passage Pommeraye is a covered passageway in central Nantes, France, named after its property developer, Louis Pommeraye.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryField Artillery - Chickamauga & Chattanooga National Military Park - Fort Oglethorpe, GA

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Several pieces are displayed in front of this visitors center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Guest Books Walton Lighthouse Guestbook - Walton, NS

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The Walton Lighthouse was built in 1873, shining its kerosene lamp (later electrified) out to Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy for over 100 years, before being decommissioned in the late 1970s. It is the last original lighthouse in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Irvine Family Cemetery - Terrell, TX

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A Texas Historical Marker near the front of the Irvine Family Cemetery -- aka "The Old Graveyard" and "Pioneer Cemetery" -- indicates that the first burial here was that of Robert Alexander in 1851. Located at Polk and New Hope Streets, Terrell, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Masonic Lodge in Texas - Houston, TX

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The lodge was originally chartered by the Grand Lodge of Louisiana on 27 January 1836, making it older than the Republic of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesWalton Lighthouse - Walton, NS

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The Walton Lighthouse was built in 1873, shining its kerosene lamp (later electrified) out to Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy for over 100 years, before being decommissioned in the late 1970s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesBerlin Wall - Simi Valley, CA

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A part of the Berlin Wall is located at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesAlbert Einstein - Princeton, NJ

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A monument honoring German-American Nobel Prize recipient physicist Albert Einstein is located on the Princeton Town Hall Green at Stockton Street (Route 27).

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Jersey

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationInscriptions Romaines - Nantes, France

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[FR] A la mairie de Nantes, dans l'Hôtel de Derval, sont presentées des inscriptions romaines origininales. [EN] Original Roman inscriptions are presented at the Nantes town hall in the "Hôtel de Derval" wing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST - Original Lighthouse in Hants County, Nova Scotia

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The Walton Lighthouse was built in 1873, shining its kerosene lamp (later electrified) out to Minas Basin in the Bay of Fundy for over 100 years, before being decommissioned in the late 1970s. It is the last original lighthouse in the county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersHomesite of Samuel Cartmill Hiroms

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This historical marker commemorates a pioneer settler whose home was once at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: 7/26/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersCollin Aldrich

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A veteran of the Battle of San Jacinto, Collin Aldrich was Houston County's chief justice for 5 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: 7/26/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersKings Highway

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A double treat near the Brazos River! Two TX historical markes, one from 1918 and one from 1975 are in a parking area off SH 21.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: 7/26/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersCamp Montel C.S.A. and Texas Civil War Frontier Defense

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An old, large, pink granite marker engraved on each side, each side presenting a different historical topic, is set into the ground of the Bandera County Courthouse square, near the sidewalk along the Main Street boundary of the property.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesFrom Castle to Church - 1145 to 1926 - Saasveld NL

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Timeline from Castle to Church located on the Hoflaan in Saasveld, The Netherlands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dreamhummie

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasStatue de Saint Pierre dans la cathédrale de Nantes - Nantes, France

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[FR] Dans la cathédrale de Nantes il y a une replique de la statue de St. Pierre. [EN] A replica of the statue of Saint Peter can be found in the Nantes Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSlaughter School

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Texas Historical Marker noting the brief history of the Slaughter School, located on the west side of Van Zandt County Road 3216, about 1.4 miles from the center of Edgewood, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersLesesne-Stone Building

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This medallion and plate marker is mounted on the side of the building on the corner of 8th and Main on the square in Georgetown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: 6/14/2015

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National Trust U.K.Beeny Cliff - Penally, Boscastle

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This sign is at the southern end of the Beeny Cliff coastal path.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: South West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/26/2015

last visited: never

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Ontario Heritage PropertiesDominion Bank (Branch) - Toronto, Ontario

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This bank building was built by John M. Lyle in 1930. The property was included on the first Toronto City Council Inventory of Heritage Properties on June 20, 1973.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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Ontario Heritage PropertiesEaton's College Street Store - Toronto, Ontario

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College Park (444 Yonge Street) was included on the City of Toronto’s Inventory of Heritage Properties in 1973 and designated under the Ontario Heritage Act in 1975.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/25/2015

last visited: never

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