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Colorado Historical Markers19th-Century Child - Boulder, CO

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This is one of many historical markers in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersDowntown Buildings and Businesses - Boulder, CO

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This is one of many historical markers in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersColorful Characters - Boulder, CO

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This is one of many historical markers in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersPearl Street: Mud to Mall - Boulder, CO

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This is one of many historical markers in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersWhite-Davis Mercantile Building - Boulder, CO

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This is one of many historical markers in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Whigs and Their Vault & The Whigs' Vault - Stonehaven, Scotland

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The Whigs and Their Vault & The Whigs' Vault are two historical markers hanging side-by-side at Dunnottar Castle in Stonehaven, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe History of the Keiths - Stonehaven, Scotland

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The History of the Keiths historical marker is located at Dunnottar Castle Marischal Suite in Stonehaven, Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersLewis' Camp

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A West Virginia Historical marker placed by the West Virginia Department of Archives and History in 1979 in Iaeger.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Irish-American Historic PlacesCommodore John Barry - Washington, DC

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John Barry was born in Ireland and was an officer in the Continental Navy during the American Revolutionary War and later in the United States Navy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Metro2

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 8/25/2014

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Texas Historical MarkersMadison "Matt" Kilpatrick

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A marker on the outskirts of Hempstead by the grave of Matt Kilpatrick in Oakwood Cemetery. Madison "Matt" Kilpatrick was a former runaway slave who became a respected political leader within Waller county.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 8/31/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKirche St. Peter und Paul - Allschwil, BL, Switzerland

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The Roman Catholic church of Allschwil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Meeting of the Rivers - Kamloops, BC

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Near the centre of Riverside Park, by the beach, is a large boulder with a pair of historical plaques. This, the second of the two, is a large bronze plaque relating the history of the area near the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryRiverside Park - Kamloops, BC

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Riverside Park in Kamloops was begun in 1905, on the former site of a lumber mill and a pig farm. Since its inception it has been the major park in the city, with the greatest number of amenities. It is far and away the most used park in the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryPlaza Hotel - Kamloops, BC

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The Plaza Hotel was built in 1927 by the business community of Kamloops in order to attract both tourists and new businesses to the city. It has remained one of the premier hotels in the city from that time.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCenotaph and Memorial Park - Kamloops, BC

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On Battle Street at Second Avenue is a small park which was created as a memorial to World War I soldiers who died in battle. It was dedicated in 1925, containing one of only two cenotaphs in Canada including a clock and a second cairn, as well.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersThomas Smith

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A West Virginia Historical Marker placed by the Department of Culture and History in 1979 anong US 52 near the junction with County Route 13, west of Gilbert

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Manville Possum Hunters

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasArchangel Michael - Mont Saint-Michel, France

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Three statues of Archangel Michael on the island Mont Saint-Michel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Haute-Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasMont Saint-Michel - France

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One of France's most recognisable landmarks, Mont Saint-Michel and its bay are part of the UNESCO list of World Heritage Sites and more than 3 million people visit it each year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Haute-Normandie, France

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersMontgomery County Courthouse Fallout Shelter, Troy, NC

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Noticed the old Fallout Shelter sign as I was visiting in the area. The basement area of the courthouse was designated as an area fallout shelter in the event of the BIG one.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/1/2014

last visited: 8/29/2014

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Commercial CommemorationsD-Day - 70 Years - Bayeux, France

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An anniversary of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Maine Historical MarkersCape Neddick/"Nubble" Light - Sohier Park - York Beach, ME

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A marker for the Nubble Lighthouse, an iconic Maine image.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jennyanykind

location: Maine

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEllis Block - Kamloops, BC

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This 1914 brick and stone was the most elegant business block in the city when built. Time has not done much to tarnish its reputation for elegance. It was built by local contractors Johnston & Gill using bricks of their own making.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Overlanders Of 1862 - Kamloops, BC

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This bronze plaque is mounted on the plinth under a statue of the Schubert family, members of the party which first settled the community of Kamloops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryKamloops Memorial Arena - Kamloops, BC

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Completed in 1949, the Memorial Arena, like those of a great many towns and cities in Canada, was built as a memorial to those soldiers who never returned from war.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationMessenger of the Skies - Boulder, CO

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A bronze eagle commemorates the 150th anniversary of Boulder County at the Boulder County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/31/2014

last visited: never

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