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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. George's Anglican Church - Enderby, BC

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This little wood frame church stands on the southwest corner of the intersection of Knight Avenue and Belvedere Street. It has stood there for 123 years, as of 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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New York Historical MarkersPalisades Historic District 1685 - Palisades, NY

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This plot of land for Palisades, now a hamlet within Orangetown, NY, was first issued by the colonial province of New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: New York

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. 40 - The National RoadAppalachian Trail Crossing the Old National Pike (Alt US 40) - Middletown, MD

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The Appalachian Trail, a major hiking route from Georgia to Maine designated a National Scenic Trail, crosses the Old National Pike at this location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 7/5/2013

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Indiana Historical MarkersIndianapolis Times - Indianapolis, IN

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Historical Marker commemorating the Indianapolis Times

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bernd das Brot Team

location: Indiana

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBalfour House -- Vicksburg MS

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Diarist Emma Balfour's home is on the US National Register of Historic Places.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesNonnie Roark Rhymes Memorial Library -- Rayville LA

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The Nonnie Roark Rhymes Memorial Library in Rayville is on the US National Register of Historic Places. It is also known as the Richland parish Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Bartram Trail Historical MarkersWilliam Bartram Trail-Traced 1773-1777-Sebastian, Florida

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The southern most point that Bartram traveled.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Signs of HistorySt. Paul's Pro Cathedral - Kamloops, BC

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The oldest part of this cathedral was built in 1888 as the headquarters of the Kamloops Missionary District, established in 1884. In 1924 the building was moved from Victoria Street and additions made.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Bankhead Highway in Texas -- Eastland TX

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A sign relates the almost-forgotten history of the Bankhead Highway through Texas

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Signs of HistoryState House - Dover, Delaware

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Marker providing the history of Delaware's historic former capitol building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Delaware

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/14/2014

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First of its KindFIRST -- Parish Library in Louisiana, Rayville LA

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The Richland Parish Library is the first parish library in the state of Louisiana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Municipal FlagsHalt' die Fahne in den Wind... - Rathaus Bodenwöhr/ Deutschland

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In front of the townhall in Bodenwöhr, Germany, Bayern stand some flags - one of them is the municipal flag of Bodenwöhr.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/14/2014

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New World Ancient EvidenceMonumental Earthworks of Poverty Point -- nr Pioneer LA

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Native people have been living at Poverty Point for 3000 years. Poverty Point was named the 22nd World Heritage Site in the US by the UNESCO on 22 June 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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UK Historical MarkersBootham - York, UK

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Bootham is the name of a road and an area to the north west of the walls of the city of York. At the south eastern end of Bootham is Bootham Bar that leads through the city walls into the centre of York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMayo, Dr. William J., House - Rochester MN

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One of the founding members of the Mayo Clinics residence.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/13/2014

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomSoleils Portes - Collioure, France

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This abstract sculpture of a sailing ship commemorates the expulsion of Jewish people from the then Spanish Town of Collioure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMayo Clinic Buildings - Rochester MN

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Mayo Clinic is a nonprofit medical practice and medical research group based in Rochester, Minnesota. It is the first and largest integrated nonprofit medical group practice in the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Minnesota

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSchloss Mirabell - Salzburg, Austria

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Schloss Mirabell (English: Mirabell Palace) is a beautiful Baroque palace in Salzburg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationCentenaire St-Jérome,Québec

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Arbre et livre de métal qui commémore 100ans de la ville Saint-Jérôme. Tree and metal book commemorating 100 years of the city Saint-Jerome.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Hand Operated Sluice Gates Sluice Gate - Mohelnice na Jizerou, Czech Republic

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Sluice Gate on Mohelka river in Mohelnice na Jizerou.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersJoseph Rowntree - Bootham, York, UK

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This plaque is attached to a house on the north east side of Bootham and tells of Joseph Rowntree that used to live here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersI-90 EDWIN GILL 1899-1978

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Marker Name: EDWIN GILL 1899-1978, Marker Text: State treasurer, 1953-77; commissioner of revenue, 1942-49. Secretary, Gov. O. Max Gardner, 1931-33. Lived one block N.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Signs of HistoryAcademy of Scientes - Tallinn, Estonia

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This palace can be seen in the historical center of Tallinn and it has a historical marker including a text in English and Estonian and a plant of the building. The building has to be observed from a distance as there is a gate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Torgut

location: Estonia

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasLiberty Bell Replica - Hartford, CT

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A United States Department of the Treasury replica of the Liberty Bell is located in the Connecticut State Capitol Building in Hartford, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsAmerican Airlines - 100 years - Guadalupe Mountains National Park, Salt Flat, TX USA

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At this location near Hwy 62/180, close to the Visitors Center of the Guadalupe Mountains National Park, stands this commercial commemoration of the 100 years of mail service through the Guadalupe Pass.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 9/12/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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