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Texas Historical MarkersMt. Pisgah

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Texas Historical Marker noting the establishment and decline of the Mt. Pisgah community, standing at the gate to the Mt. Pisgah Cemetery on Van Zandt County Road 4105, southeast of Canton, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsDorchester Hotel Group - 80 years - Curzon Street, London, UK

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This tree is one of 80 trees planted by the Dochester, in London, to mark the hotel's 80th anniversary. This tree is panted in honour of Chef Henri Brosi. The plaque is set into the footpath at the base of the tree.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsThe Irish Famine - 150 Years - Boston, MA

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One of the plaques at the Memorial to the Irish Famine indicates that "It was dedicated June 28, 1998, as part of the 150th anniversary of the Great Hunger."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: 6/30/2010

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Guest Books Foothill Visitor Center - Sequoia Natl Park CA

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The cover says journal, but it is essentially another form of visitor count and shows where some of the visitors come from. Sequoia National Park is visited by over a million folks each year. World travelers especially want to see the Giant Sequoia

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsShrewsbury Castle - Shropshire, Great Britain.

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Shrewsbury Castle a mediaeval border fortress houses the Shropshire Regimental Museum. The displays include spectacular collections, weapons, uniforms & memorabilia from the 1700's to the present. The Castle is located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/29/2015

last visited: 6/29/2015

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First of its KindFIRST Credit Union style Bank in Canada - South Rustico, PEI

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Situated in one of the oldest communities on Prince Edward Island, the Farmers' Bank was the forerunner of Credit Unions in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Prince Edward Island, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Chairman of the London County Council - Charles Street, London, UK

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This London County Council blue plaque indicates that Archibald Philip Primrose, former Prime Minister and first chairman of the London County Council, was born here. The plaque is attached to a building on the north west side of Charles Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Colorado Historical MarkersVail - Vail Pass Rest Area, CO

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This CDOT marker is found at the Vail Pass Rest Stop in Summit County at 0ver 10,000 feet!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKapelle St. Augustinus und die 14 Nothelfer - Fiesch, VS, Switzerland

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The chapel St. Augustinus from 1343 in the center of Fiesch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Wallis (VS), Switzerland

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesEhemaliges Doktorhuus - Allschwil, BL, Switzerland

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The former doctor's residence in the center of Allschwil from 1673.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesChristkatholisches Pfarrhaus - Allschwil, BL, Switzerland

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The Christian Catholic rectory in the historic center of Allschwil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

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

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBahnhofsgebäude - Chur, GR, Switzerland

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The late Classicist main station of Chur from 1876.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Ohio Historical MarkersCasimir Pulaski #8-86 - Pulaski, OH

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Casimir Pulaski the Father of American Cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Laval K-9

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryYork’s Georgia Battery - Chickamauga and Chattanooga National Military Park

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The York’s Georgia Battery table is located near Snodgrass Hill on Vittetoe Road in the Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action on Sept. 20, 1863, at sunset.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Hawaii

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: 4/13/2011

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InukshuksL'Argoulet Inukshuk

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Tall inukshuk located in Park Labelle. Immense inukshuk situé dans le parc Labelle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tipete

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Wisconsin Historical MarkersRifle Pit Legend / Wyona Park

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"Rifle Pit Legend / Wyona Park" Marker in Wyona Park in Wyocena, Columbia County. This is a 2 sided marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member frankhj

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFederal Troops on the Square - Murfreesboro, TN

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Courthouse lawn, or square, was full of Union troops and that did not go well in this far south city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesHalifax Public Gardens - Halifax, Nova Scotia

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The Halifax Public Gardens are a 16-acre formal Victorian garden in the middle of downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: 6/28/2015

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TimelinesReversing Rapids - 0 to 4600 million years ago - St. John, NB, Canada

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An interpretive sign at Fallsview Park in St. John New Brunswick tells the geological history of the Reversing Rapids. The timeline is that of the earth's geological eras.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Norway Historical SitesKing Oscar II in Nordkapp

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King Oscar II visited Nordkapp in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Finnmark, Norway

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Atlantic Canada Heritage PropertiesLegislative Assembly Block - Fredericton, NB

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The New Brunswick Legislative Assembly Building houses the seat of government for the province and is surrounded by other ancillary government buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: New Brunswick, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: 6/28/2015

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In Search of the CeltsCeltic Objects in the Royal Ontario Museum - Toronto, Ontario

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The Royal Ontario Museum displays a collection of Celtic objects including clay pottery, coins, and weapons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersPublic Water Trough - Geary, OK

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This marker designates a vital necessity to the early settlers of Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisTemple protestant réformée - Huningue, Alsace, France

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The reformed church of Huningue was built in 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 6/28/2015

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsOld St. Chads - Remnant - Shrewsbury, Great Britain.

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All that remains of Old Saint Chads church which collapsed in 1788, is the Lady chapel & a few ruins. The Chapel is surrounded by re-located grave slabs & few burials with headstones. Old St Chads is located in Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/27/2015

last visited: 6/29/2015

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