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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsTerracotta Warriors

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In December 1987, UNESCO, designated The Terracotta Warriors a World Heritage Site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member 2Hanweb

location: China

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Arizona Historical MarkersOatman, Arizona - Historic Marker. USA.

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A historic marker at an elevation of 2,700 feet, located in a town where Donkeys rule, a living ghost town, with Burros, Gold mines, Jackasses, saloons, rickety wooden walkways, & old prospectors mules. This is the Town of Oatman, Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Arizona

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: 2/28/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersUnion Pacific Engine # 460 - Marysville, KS

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Covered and displayed alongside a city park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersInternational Pancake Day - Liberal, KS

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Marker for the challenge that started the international race.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Kansas Historical MarkersMarysville, Kansas

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On the side of the barn/museum - the home station for the Pony Express

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationSpirit Square - Armstrong, BC

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Armstrong Station Park is a replica train platform located in downtown Armstrong, BC at the site of the old railway loading docks on Pleasant Valley Boulevard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationGreenwood 75th Anniversary Cairn - Greenwood, BC

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This small cairn stands in front of Greenwood's historic City Hall, built in 1902, originally a provincial courthouse. It is one of a pair of cairns at the city hall, the other, on the side lawn, being a war memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKaiserin Elisabeth Denkmal (Vienna, Austria)

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Monument to Empress Elisabeth(Sisi) in Vienna's Volksgarten, constructed in 1907.

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 SitesAlbrechtsbrunnen (Vienna, Austria)

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The Albrecht (Danubius) Fountain in front of Albertina museum. / Albrechtsbrunnen oder Danubiusbrunnen vor dem Albertina Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Todak

location: Wien, Austria

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryArmstrong Station Park - Armstrong, BC

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Armstrong Station Park is a replica train platform located in downtown Armstrong, BC at the site of the old railway loading docks on Pleasant Valley Boulevard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryL'appel du 18 juin 1940 - Nancy, FR

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Plaque de marbre retranscrivant l'Appel du 18 juin / Marble plaque transcribing the Appeal of 18 june 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLandnám í Reykjavík, Adalstrdæti, Iceland.

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The History of Colonization in Reykjavík.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member greysman

location: Iceland

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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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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