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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRitikapelle - Eyholz, VS, Switzerland

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The 17th century chapel Riti in Eyholz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKaplaneihaus Riti - Eyholz, VS, Switzerland

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The former chaplain's home next to the chapel Riti in Eyholz.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Valais, Switzerland

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersGreat Western Cattle Trail

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This post-mounted marker stands in front of a tall wire fence on the east side of Harper Rd in Kerrville, Kerr County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: 11/27/2016

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisCouvent Sainte-Marthe - Périgueux, France

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[FR] The convent Sainte-Marthe is a French convent built in the nineteenth century but retains a chapel of the sixteenth century in its walls. [EN] Le couvent Sainte-Marthe est un couvent français édifié au XIXe siècle mais conserve une chapelle du XVIe siècle en ses murs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: 11/25/2018

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Exact ReplicasCapitoline Wolf at Frontispiece (Palazzo Pubblico) - Siena, Italia

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At the Frontispiece of the doorway of the Palazzo Pubblico there is a replica of the Capitoline Wolf sculpture on each side of the coat of arms of the province of siena.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Toscana, Italy

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesKümmerlsäule - Retz, Austria

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Kümmerlsäule bzw. Eisheiligensäule von 1630 / Prison column or Ice Saints column from 1630

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Niederösterreich, Austria

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: never

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Gender Separated EntrancesAngelo Brocato - New Orleans, LA

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This former Italian Ice Cream Parlor has a separate ladies entrance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Go Boilers!

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/4/2018

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersEhemaliges Zollhaus - Bamberg (Wunderburg), Bayern, Deutschland

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[DE] Denkmalgeschütztes ehemaliges Zollhaus in Bamberg [EN] Hostoric-protected and mentioned former toll house in Bamberg, Bavaria, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Plaque des vestiges des anciennes fortifications de Ville-Marie - Montréal, Québec

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Cette plaque des vestiges des anciennes fortifications de Ville-Marie, fixée à la facade de l'Édifice J.-Roy, est située sur la rue de la Commune Ouest, à Montréal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWay Park - Drumright, OK

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Way Park was constructed by the WPA in 1935-1936.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMarie Heineke Memorial Gymnasium - Blinn College - Brenham, TX

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In Brenham, the WPA is credited with the construction of gymnasium at Blinn College. The federal government paid for the labor but utilized the local construction materials provided by the local sponsor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsSonnentheil Home - East End Historic District - Galveston, TX

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Map on page 60 of the NRHP Nomination Form shows the location marked in black.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsVictor Gustafson Home - East End Historic District - Galveston, TX

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Map on page 60 of the NRHP Nomination Form shows the location marked in black.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsPublic School - Milano, TX

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One story rubble rock construction. Walls around the school yard.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHigh School Football Stadium - Somerville, TX

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Rubble rock wall around the stadium and a set of rock bleachers.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsYegua Center - Somerville, TX

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Gymnasium built with WPA funds for the school in 1940.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsBlinn College: Marie Heineke Memorial Gymnasium – Brenham,TX

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In Brenham, the WPA is credited with the construction of gymnasium at Blinn College. The federal government paid for the labor but utilized the local construction materials provided by the local sponsor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationCentennial of Confederation of Canada - Killarney Centennial Museum, Killarney, Ontario

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Although the museum has since moved to a neighbouring structure, the original Killarney Centennial Museum was opened in 1967.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersOwen Tudor - High Town - Hereford, Herefordshire

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A plaque in the pavement of Hereford’s High Town marking the execution spot of Owen Tudor in 1461.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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Belgium Monument RegistersMaison Lafleur - Charleroi - Belgique

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[FR] Maison de style Art nouveau construit en 1908. [EN] Art Nouveau style house built in 1908.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter

location: Hainaut, Belgium

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisLe Temple maçonnique de Périgueux - Périgueux, France

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[FR] Le temple maçonnique de Périgueux est un immeuble dont les façades nord et ouest ont été édifiées au XIXe siècle, sur des bases plus anciennes. [EN] The masonic temple of Périgueux is a building whose north and west facades were built in the nineteenth century, on older foundations.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: 11/25/2018

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Remains of SettlementsWalterskirche (former church of Waldradeberg) - Unterneurode, Germany

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Remains of a the Walterskirche of the lost hamlet of Waldradeberg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 12/3/2018

last visited: never

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World War II SitesLes canons de Ouemo - Magenta, New Caledonia

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[FR] Le fort de Ouemo vous permettra de découvrir les canons de Ouemo datant de la seconde guerre mondiale et de profiter d'une vue imprenable! [EN] The fort of Ouemo will allow you to discover the canons of Ouemo dating from the Second World War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: New Caledonia

date approved: 12/2/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Historical MarkersGoyders Line - Annadale, SA, Australia

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This Historical Marker delineates arable land, from potentially drought affected in South Australia.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: South Australia, Australia

date approved: 12/2/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Freeway in Canada

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Canada's first freeway, a national engineering landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Bon Echo

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 12/2/2018

last visited: never

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