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Signs of HistoryConstruction of the Fort -- Fort Concho, San Angelo TX

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The stabilized ruins of Officer's Quarters No. 5, at Fort Concho in San Angelo TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersGasthaus, Weinstraße 28, Hainfeld - RLP / Germany

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Stattlicher spätbarocker Walmdachbau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersWohnhaus, Weinstraße 43, Hainfeld - RLP / Germany

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Barockes Wohnhaus, teilweise Fachwerk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersGeschäftshaus, Hauptstraße, an Nr. 23/25, Neustadt an der Weinstraße - RLP / Germany

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Jugendstilfassade eines dreigeschossigen Geschäftshauses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersWohn- und Geschäftshaus, Schütt 1, Neustadt an der Weinstraße - RLP / Germany

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Neuklassizistisches dreigeschossiges Eckwohn- und Geschäftshaus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersWohn- und Geschäftshaus, Hauptstraße 34/36, Neustadt an der Weinstraße - RLP / Germany

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Gründerzeitliches dreigeschossiges Eckwohn- und Geschäftshaus.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersGreenhorn - Yreka, CA

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A historical marker in Greenhorn Park highlights the history of the name 'Greenhorn'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Spanish HeritagePalacio de Dos Aguas/Museo Nacional de Cerámica "González Martí" - Valencia, Spain

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Palacio de Dos Aguas/Museo Nacional de Cerámica "González Martí" is located at Carrer del Poeta Querol, 2, València, Spain. It's famous for it's Rococo entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Cataluña, Spain

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesWhite Rock Lake Park -- Dallas TX

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White Rock Lake Park -- a great place to visit when the WPA writers came through, and today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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American Guide SeriesJohn Neely Bryan Cabin -- Dallas TX

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John Neely Bryan's Cabin, on permanent display in downtown Dallas for the last 80 years -- and most likely forevermore

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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American Guide SeriesBuckner Children's Home-- Dallas TX

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WPA writers visited Dallas, and wrote about the Buckner Children's Home, still serving children and families in 2017

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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American Guide SeriesRockwall -- Rockwall TX

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Rockwall is the seat of the smallest county in Texas -- and is named for a natural rock wall (located on probate property)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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American Guide SeriesChinati Peak -- US 67, Presidio Co TX

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Chinati Peak, tallest of the Chinati Mountain range in Presidio County, got a mention in the 1940 WPA Guide to Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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American Guide SeriesComanche Springs -- Fort Stockton

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Pecos County was a different place in 1940, before Clayton Williams diverted all the water from Comanche Springs for his own profit

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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American Guide SeriesGarland -- Garland TX

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The Dallas suburb of Garland, now the 9th largest city in Texas, then a small onion and cotton farming town, got a mention in the WPA guide

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/23/2016

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American Guide SeriesMarfa -- Marfa TX

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The west Texas town of Marfa has transitioned over the decades from the WPA writers' visit from a cattle ranching economy to an arts and tourism-based economy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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American Guide SeriesMunicipal Zoological Garden -- Dallas TX

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The Dallas Zoo, one of the great amenities of the city, impressive in 1940 and 2017.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 2/15/2017

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Texas Historical MarkersEmmanuel Episcopal Church

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The state historic marker at the Emmanuel Episcopal Chutch in downtown San Angelo TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: 12/27/2016

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Exact ReplicasChurch of the Holy Sepulchre - Museum of the Order of St John, London, UK

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This model of the Church of the Holy Sepulchre is on show in the Museum of the Order of St John in London. The model dates from the 17th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMeese, Gustav, Building - Spokane, WA

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Purely industrial, the Meese building began life in 1905 as the Washington Broom Factory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesJohn R. Rogers High School - Spokane, WA

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Large and impressive, John Rogers High School is an outstanding example of a depression era Art Deco public building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Washington

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPilot Point Commercial Historic District - Pilot Point, TX

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The Pilot Point Commercial Historic District is made up primarily of buildings on the inner part of the town square, but there are a few others nearby that contribute as well. The district was added to the National Register in 2007.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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National Trust U.K.The Crown Liquor Saloon - Great Victoria Street - Belfast

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The Crown Liquor Saloon, probably the most famous pub in Belfast. In 1978, the National Trust, following persuasion by people including Sir John Betjeman, purchased the property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Ulster, Ireland

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesEl Campo Bicentennial Capsule - Evans Park, El Campo, TX

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It is very doubtful that any current waymarkers will be at the opening ceremony of this time capsule.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersWohn- und Geschäftshaus, Hauptstraße 61, Neustadt an der Weinstraße - RLP / Germany

in Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument Registers

Dreigeschossiger Fachwerkbau.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2017

last visited: never

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