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Commercial CommemorationsDaddy of 'em All - Cheyenne, WY

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This stunning horse and rider is a tribute to the Cheyenne Frontier Days, which claims to be the 'Daddy of 'en All' competitive rodeo. It celebrates the 100th anniversary of the rodeo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 12/17/2014

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Time CapsulesPavement Clock/Time Capsule, Windsor, UK

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This clock, embedded in the pavement in Windsor, is installed over the top of a Time Capsule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesMillennium Time Capsule - Ratcliffe on Soar, Nottinghamshire

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A time capsule is buried under the Millennium Stone, Ratcliffe-on-Soar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Nobel Laureate Park in America

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Located within Alton Baker Park is the Nobel Laureate Park which claims to be the first-ever Peace Laureate Park in America.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Ludlow Route 66 Café - California, USA.

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Formerly the Friend's Coffee Shop. Now re-born as the 'Ludlow Route 66 Café' The Café has old Mining Drams, & Railroad Info plaques displayed outside. Inside the walls are covered with historic photos of the Ludlow Area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Bagdad Café - Newberry Springs, California, USA.

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The former Sidewinder Café became the Bagdad Café in 1998 after its fame had spread internationally. The Café was the fictionalized setting of a Novel, TV series, & Movie called Bagdad Café. Located in Newberry Springs, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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Famous FiresOil Fires on the Hill - Signal Hill, CA

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A plaque that explains the many famous fires that occurred on this very spot, due to the oil fields.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOil Fires on the Hill - Signal Hill, CA

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This is one of many historical sites in the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Martin Luther King, Jr. - Nobel Peace Park - Eugene, OR

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Martin Luther King, Jr. is among over 20 Nobel Laureates as part of Nobel Peace Park within Alton Baker Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersStadtturm - Weilburg, Hessen, Germany

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The city tower is the most important remnant of the late medieval fortification of Weilburg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Eibacher Kuckuck

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasEgypt's First Pyramid - San Jose, CA

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This model is located in San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsShmerling Court - Tel Aviv, Israel

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Remnants of the 1st Jewish house outside the Jaffa Walls in Tel Aviv.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Israel

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: 9/5/2014

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Wyoming Historical MarkersCheyenne Frontier Days (Part II): The Cowgirls - Cheyenne, WY

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One of a series of historic marker in park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSt. Peter und Paul - Vals, GR, Switzerland

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The Roman Catholic parish church of Vals dates from the 15th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Graubuenden (GR), Switzerland

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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Spirit of '76Discovery Well - Long Beach, CA

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A historic site with a view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst - Flight of an Airplane in Missoula, MT

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It happened on June 28, 1911. It was the very first flight of an airplane in Missoula and it was an Iowa Aeroplanist named Eugene Ely who did it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/15/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Roy's Motel & Café - Amboy, California, USA.

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The historic Roy's Motel and Café is a classic example of Route 66 roadside 50's Googie architecture. Roy's a remote desert gas stop & motel was derelict for many years, but now re-born. Located in the Mojave Desert town of Amboy, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersCamp Dunlap, Niland, CA

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Former Camp Dunlap Marine Corp Base now known as Slab City

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member XNGH_Larry_VR

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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California Historical MarkersDiscovery Well - Long Beach, CA

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A historic site with a view.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTribute to the Roughnecks - Signal Hill, CA

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A plaque that explains the history and reason behind this sculpture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsOld United Church Site - Desmond, ON

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The steps and the marker are all that remain of this United Church in Desmond, ON.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsBrandwach Station beim Martinsturm - Klingenmünster/Germany

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Brandwach Station in der Nähe vom Martinsturm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsRuine Klosterbrunnen - Lemberg/Germany

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Klosterbrunnen are remains of settlement in the Lemberger forest. Der Klosterbrunnen ist eine Wüstung im Lemberger Wald.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member KaPsTeam

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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Wyoming Historical MarkersThe Trails (Part I, II and III) - Cheyenne, WY

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A series of three historic markers that explain the various trails which lead to the settlement of Cheyenne and the area. They are located in a park near Frontier Days museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Goffs Schoolhouse - Essex, California, USA

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The first Schoolhouse in Goffs, was in use operation from 1914 to 1937. Restored in 1998, as a Museum and was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 2001. A roadside attraction located in the Ghost Town of Goffs, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: California

date approved: 12/14/2014

last visited: 5/25/2014

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