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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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Montana Historical MarkersLabor in Anaconda, MT - 1880 to 1920

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Anaconda Stack State Park is on the far eastern edge of the city of Anaconda, an extension of Fourth Street East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysA1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway - Flagler Beach - Florida, USA.

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A1A Scenic & Historic Coastal Byway - Nestled between the Atlantic Ocean and the Intracoastal Waterway on this Barrier Island, lies a cosy small town of Flagler Beach, with retro restaurant's, historic Pier, & miles of diverse golden sandy beaches.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesGrace Methodist Episcopal Church -- Dallas TX

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The Grace Methodist Episcopal Church (now known as Grace United Methodist Church) was added to the US National Register of Historic Places in 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPyeatte Mill Site - Canehill AR

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Although this mill site is in serious disrepair, there are plans by a local restoration group to restore it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadU.S. 40 - EL Rancho Hotel - Gallup, New Mexico.

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The El Rancho Hotel was built in 1937 - Pure Americana - Numerous Hollywood movie stars, making Westerns on location in the New Mexico & Arizona desert, have stayed at the Historic old 'El Rancho Hotel'

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Dixie HighwayDixie Highway - America's Byway - Ormond Beach, Florida, USA.

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The Old Dixie Highway, forms part of a National Scenic Byway known as 'The Ormond Scenic Loop & Trail' This section of Dixie Hwy. has stunning natural & diverse scenery, featuring, moss draped live oaks, palm trees, creeks, lakes, & rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Florida

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadBritten Water Tower - Route 66 - Groom, Texas, USA.

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Wow a really cool Water Tower - Britten USA, Leaning Water Tower looks as if its about to fall over. Still standing alongside Route 66 & I-40 Located in Groom, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadFranciscan Lodge - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, New Mexico, USA.

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Franciscan Lodge, opened in 1950 between the Mother Road, & the Santa Fe rail track. The Franciscan used to have 2 iconic neon signs. Alas current Route 66 travellers only get to see the remaining, so called flat sign. Located in Grants, New Mexico

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPat's Lounge - Route 66 - Grants, New Mexico, USA.

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Pat's Lounge, sits empty & unused, alongside Historic Route 66. The oversized Neon sign, in need of some TLC. Another Iconic sign, that awaits refurbishment in Grants, New Mexico,

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsMilitary cemetery - Josefov-Rasošky, Czech Republic

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The memorial tablet on military cemetery in Josefov-Rasošky.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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In Search of the CeltsMusée 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: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasOpera House - Wroclaw, Poland

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This is a model of Opera House in Wroclaw.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Dolnośląskie, Poland

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsCanadian River Trails - Canadian, TX

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Many trail actually, as times passed, one on top of the other.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersMersereau House - Vestal, NY

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Ca. 1832 Federal Farmhouse of early pioneer John Mersereau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWind and Water / Anaheim Agriculture - 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: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryButte, Anaconda & Pacific Rwy - Anaconda, MT

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With high hopes that Anaconda would soon become Montana's capital, the powers that be at the time furnished the city with a rather ambitious City Hall. Completed in 1896, though it no longer serves as Anaconda's City Hall, it remains a city landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Arkansas Historical Markers The Battle Of Cane Hill - Cane Hill AR

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This is one of two historical markers in the rural town of Cane Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersMartindale-Lackey-Hudgins House

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Texas Historical Marker at the Martindale-Lackey-Hudgins House, 331 W Grand Ave, Whitewright, TX. This is a very well-preserved home from the early days of Whitewright.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2014

last visited: 10/15/2014

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Names From the BibleJacob's Ladder - Waco, TX

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An old staircase called “Jacob’s Ladder” is found near the south end of Cameron Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/17/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesVestal Central School - Vestal, New York

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Vestal Central School also called Central Junior High School

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Michigan Centennial FarmsCarpenter Dairy Farm - Bangor, MI

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The Carpenter Dairy Farm is a Michigan Centennial Farm, owned by the same family since 1882, located at 64015 MI 43, Bangor, MI.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Michigan

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationJardin Archeologique - Chadenac, France

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[FR] Situé près de l'église saint Martin on trouve un moulage du torse de Mercure et une borne miliaire. [EN] Situated next to the Church of Saint Martin, one finds a casting of Mercury's torso and a milestone.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersContributions of the Washoe Smelter - Anaconda, MT

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Anaconda Stack State Park is on the far eastern edge of the city of Anaconda, an extension of Fourth Street East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersPreserving the Washoe Smelter Stack - Anaconda, MT

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Anaconda Stack State Park is on the far eastern edge of the city of Anaconda, an extension of Fourth Street East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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