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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWhitinsville Social Library - Whitinsville Historic District - Northbridge MA

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The library was built in 1913 by the Whitin family

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsVillage Congregational Church, The - Whitinsville Historic District Northbridge MA

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Built in 1898 from funds donated by the Whitin family

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWhitinsville Savings Bank - Whitinsville Historic District - Northbridge MA

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Built in 1906 of brick with limestone trim, it sits in the heart of Whitinsville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesKirtland Temple - Kirtland OH

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The Kitland Tempple the first temple to be built by adherents of the Latter Day Saint movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBelen Harvey House -- Belen NM

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The amazing Mission Revival Harvey House at Belen NM is on the US National Register of Historic Places

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersWorkboat of the Marshes - Cape Cod National Seashore - Eastham, MA

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Located at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. The Visitors Center is located at the corner of Nauset Road and Route 6 in Eastham, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersKettles - Cape Cod National Seashore - Eastham, MA

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Located at the Salt Pond Visitor Center. The Visitors Center is located at the corner of Nauset Road and Route 6 in Eastham, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThree Sisters Lit the Way - Orleans, MA

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These three lighthouses were part of the Nauset Beach Light Station, which originally stood a quarter mile away. Located on Cable Road on a path about 1/4 mile from the current Nauset Lighthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPushed Back by the Sea - Cape Cod National Seashore - Orleans, MA

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Today Nauset Light is preserved and interpreted by the Nauset Light Preservation Society, a group of committed local people who keep this important story alive for visitors. Located at the intersection of Cable Rd and Nauset Light Beach Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Nauset Lights - Cape Cod National Seashore - Orleans MA

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In 1838 the United States Government took action to reduce the number of shipwrecks along this dangerous coast by establishing the Nauset Light. Located at the intersection of Cable Road and Nauset Light Beach Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersThe Bare and Bended Arm - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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This is the narrowest section of the Cape. From the ocean breakers to the estuary of the Blackfish Creek on the bay side, it's only one mile (1.6 km). Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMarconi Wireless Station - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Here stood one of the worlds greatest pioneer radio stations, Marconi’s South Wellfleet wireless, or “Old CC.” Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTransatlantic Triumph - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Guglielmo Marconi successfully transmitted wireless telegraph signals as early is 1890 – between tin plates mounted on post in his father’s garden in Italy. He was only sixteen years old. Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersTransatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Site of the first United States Transatlantic wireless telegraph Station. Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersGone But Not Forgotten - Cape Cod National Seashore - Wellfleet, MA

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Guglielmo Marconi made communication history from these South Wellfleet cliffs in 1903 by sending the first transatlantic wireless message to Great Britain. Located on Marconi Station Rd, Wellfleet, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersProvincetown - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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On November 20, 1620 the pilgrims dropped the new Mayflower’s anchor for the first time in the New World. This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersForest To Desert - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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The pilgrims found this land covered with trees when they arrived here in 1620. What happened to the forest? This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHMS Somerset - Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore Visitor Center - Provincetown, MA

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Of all the enemy ships that halted Provincetown Harbor during the Revolutionary war, the most fearsome was a huge British man-of-war HMS Somerset. This interruptive marker is located on the upper level of the Provincelands Cape Cod Seashore VC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersHigh Pole Hill Historic Site - Provincetown, MA

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High Pole Hill Historic Site, located at Pilgrims Monument and Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersMayflower Landing - Provincetown, MA

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On November 21, 1620 the Mayflower, carrying 102 passengers, men, women, and children, cast anchor in this harbor 67 days from Plymouth England. Located above the S entrance to the Pilgrim Tower in Provincetown, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Massachusetts Historical MarkersPilgrims Monument and Provincetown Museum - Provincetown, MA

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The Mayflower made landfall at Provincetown Harbor on November 21, 1620, (N.S.) after 67 days and sea. Located at the entrance to the Museum on top of High Pole Hill, Provincetown, MA.

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location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Ohio Historical MarkersKirtland Temple - #3-43 - Kirtland OH

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The Kirtland Temple is the first temple to be built by adherents of the Latter Day Saint movement

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsRoute of Marcy Trail - Hemphill County, TX

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Two different routes carry this name. The one also called California trail and the other through the Texas Panhandle, which is this one

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJosez Grodzicki Residence - Warsaw, Poland

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This is an outstanding building in the center of Warsaw, capital city of Poland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Mazowieckie, Poland

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Old Ridge Route - Sandberg, CA

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This sign is along a rural backroad near Gorman.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/19/2014

last visited: never

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