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Texas Historical MarkersOak Valley School

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Texas Historical Marker noting the history and importance of the Oak Valley School. This marker is located on the grounds of the Pleasant Grove United Church, 1437 S. 45th St (FM 2555), Corsicana, TX, just south of SH 31.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesErzherzog Albrecht Denkmal auf der Albrechtsrampe (Vienna, Austria)

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Monument for archduke Albrecht created by Caspar von Zumbusch at the Albrechtsrampe (Augustinerbastei) in front of the Albertina.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Todak

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBurgruine Dürnstein und Wehranlagen (Austria)

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Burgruine in der Wachau oberhalb des Ortes Dürnstein in Österreich. / Ruin of a castle in Wachau above municipality Dürnstein in Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Todak

location: Niederösterreich, Austria

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindEARLIEST Marked Grave in Prairie Point Cemetery - Bazette, TX

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The Texas Historical Marker for the cemetery indicates that the earliest marked grave here belongs to A.J. Morgan, who died in 1871.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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BattlefieldsSiege of Fort Charlotte -- Mobile AL

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In 1780 Bernardo de Galvez, the Spanish governor of Louisiana, captured Fort Charlotte in Mobile from the British after laying siege to it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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BattlefieldsBattle of Mobile Bay -- Fort Gaines SHS, Dauphin Island AL

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The US Civil War battle of Mobile Bay was fought between the Union Navy and Confederate Army and Navy on 5 Aug 1864 outside of Fort Gaines

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 1/1/2015

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Garcia's Cafe - Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

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Garcia's Café, stands alongside the Mother Road, & has a large Route 66 Mural painted on the side wall of the building, Garcia's also features several impressive neon signs. The Café is located in Albuquerque, New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: New Mexico

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: 2/28/2014

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersGA 42 DeKalb County (Atlanta), Georgia

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Northeast of downtown Atlanta in front of the Callenwolde Fine Arts Center

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Georgia

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersI-70 EB rest area - @ m/m 337, E. of Paxico, KS

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Another of the memorial markers along Kansas Intersates

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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South Dakota Historical MarkersDexter Cemetery, Florence, South Dakota

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This cemetery has approximately 155 internments and its elevation is 1851 feet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NGComets

location: South Dakota

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersGulf Coast College - Gulfport, MS

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Marker located on Cowan Road (MS-605) just north of East Pass Rd. It describes the beginnings of Gulf Coast College.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersHandsboro - Gulfport, MS

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Marker is at the intersection of East Pass Road and Monet Street in front of the Polar Star Lodge #154 describes the beginnings of Handsboro.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersHandsboro Presbyterian Church - Gulfport, MS

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Marker is at the intersection of East Pass Road and Bridge Street and notes the history of the Handsboro Presbyterian Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersMississippi City Courthouse - Gulfport, MS

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Marker is at the intersection of Courthouse Road and 16th Street and describes the history of the old courthouse and its replacement after Hurricane Katrina in 2005.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersSt. Mark's Episcopal Church - Gulfport, MS

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Another building that was destroyed by Hurricane Katrina and has been rebuilt elsewhere in the city.. The marker is located at the intersection of East Beach Boulevard (U.S. 90) and Church Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersBoggsdale - Long Beach, MS

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In front of Boggs family home site describes political career of Thomas Boggs of Mississippi. Marker is located at the intersection of Beach Boulevard West (U.S. 90) and Boggs Drive.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersEarly Bank and Post Office - Long Beach, MS

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Describes the many uses of this 90 year old former bank building, which is located at the intersection of Jeff Davis Ave and East 2nd St.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersBlues & Jazz in the Pass - Pass Christian, MS

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Marker Number 124 in the Mississippi Blues Trail describes the Blues and R&B influences in the Pass Christian area. Located at the intersection of East Scenic Drive and Davis Avenue

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical Markers100 Men D.B.A. Hall - Bay St. Louis, MS

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This is marker number 132 on the Mississippi Blues Trailand notes the history as a social hall and blues, jazz and other music played at this hall. Marker is located on Union Street just east of South Necaise Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersScenic Drive Historic District - Pass Christian, MS

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This marker notes that due to Hurricane Katrina in 2005, many historic 19th & 20th century buildings were destroyed. Marker is at the intersection of East Scenic Dr. and St Paul Ave.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersSaucier-Bidwell-Pratt House - Pass Christian, MS

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Former location of a Greek-Revival house that was destroyed in 2005 by Hurricane Katrina. Marker is on East Scenic Drive just west of Davis Avenue.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersSt. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church - Long Beach, MS

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Entire set of church buildings destroyed by Hurricane Katrina but the church has been rebuilt. Marker is on Beach Boulevard East (U.S. 90) just west of Beach Park Place.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersEarly Long Beach - Long Beach, MS

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Former log house, of early settlers, used for navigation of boats in the Gulf. Area land became town of Long Beach. Marker is at the intersection of Beach Boulevard East (U.S. 90) and Gulf View Ave. Similar marker half mile away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersCity of Long Beach Centennial 1905-2005 - Long Beach, MS

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Notes the early history of Long Beach and its Centennial. Marker is at the intersection of Jeff Davis Avenue and East 2nd Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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Mississippi Historical MarkersLong Beach Schools - Long Beach, MS

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Notes the history of the site involving all the schools built, demolished or destroyed by Katrina. Marker located at the intersection of Jeff Davis Avenue and East 3rd Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/27/2015

last visited: never

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