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Maryland Historical MarkersThe James Rumsey Bridge / The Battle of Antietam or Sharpsburg

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Dual message historical marker

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/15/2014

last visited: never

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Guest Books Botanical Building Guest Book - San Diego, CA

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This guest book is just inside the entrance to Balboa Park's Botanical Building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPresque Isle Light - Erie, PA

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A lighthouse built in 1872 stands watch along the NW shore of Presque Isle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesErie Land Lighthouse - Erie, PA

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One of three lighthouses in the area of Presque Isle, this one is located on the 'mainland'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPyhala, Anna and Mikko, Farm - Embarrass, MN

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The Pyhala farm is located on the east edge of Heritage Park in Embarrass.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Minnesota

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMission Nuestra Senora de la Soledad Historic District - Soledad, CA

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The Soledad Mission in Soledad, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMcAllister House - Colorado Springs, CO

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To the south of the Colorado College campus, sits this English style cottage built in 1873.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Team gEco Friendly

location: Colorado

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesBeginning Point of the U.S. Public Land Survey - East Liverpool, OH/Beaver Co., PA

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Monument placed at the Ohio/Pennsylvania border commemorating the spot 1112 feet South which served as the starting point of the 'western lands' eventually stretching to the West Coast.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Ohio

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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West Virginia Historical MarkersJefferson County/Maryland

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Dual message marker at the state border

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisLe phare d'Ouistreham (Normandy, France)

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Depicted beautiful lighthouse, Le phare d'Ouistreham, is symbol of the Ouistreham's harbour. The present lighthouse, that replaced other means of signs and markings, was built in 1905.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCastel Morris

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Castel Morris 1813

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member colibris7

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of History,First sardine cannery in Monterey - Monterey, CA

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A plaque about the first sardine cannery in Monterey, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Georgia Historical MarkersTroop Encampment Site

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Located in downtown Valdosta next to the 'Site of Cotton Exchange' marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersBlackford's Ford

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Troop movements during the U.S. Civil War occurred here due to the bridge across the Potomac River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersFerry Hill Place

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The nearby home, which was by the owner of the ferry across the Potomac River, was used during the U.S. Civil War for temporary troop headquarters.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersSwearingen's Ferry and Pack Horse Ford

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Starting in 1755, a ferry operated here between the banks of the Potomac River until replaced with a bridge in 1849.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsCity Partnership - 40 Years - Böblingen, Germany, BW

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At the rose garden at the park at the 'Unterer See' in Böblingen, Germany, Baden-Württemberg is a plaque mounted which indicates the 40th anniversary between the sister cities Böblingen and Pontoise in France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Tante.Hossi

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFirst sardine cannery in Monterey - Monterey, CA

in First of its Kind

A plaque about the first sardine cannery in Monterey, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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Norway Historical SitesValgkirke - Østre Fredrikstad kirke

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The Østre Fredrikstad kirke is one of many churches, in which the first national election of Norway was held.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Østfold, Norway

date approved: 8/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - United States Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station & Telegram - South Wellfleet, MA

in First of its Kind

Guglielmo Marconi established the first United States transatlantic wireless telegraph station and sent the first transatlantic wireless telegram from what is now Marconi Beach in the Cape Cod National Seashore, South Wellfleet, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationTour de Pirelonge - Saint-Romain-de-Benet,Fr

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Tower is a tower Pirelonge Gallo-Roman stone, also called battery. La Tour de Pirelonge est une tour en pierre gallo-romaine, aussi appelée pile.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sara et gege

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: 8/14/2014

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersKontorhaus - Dessau - ST - Germany

in Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument Registers

Hier befindet sich das jüdische Zentrum der Stadt Dessau

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Team-Red-Wolf

location: Sachsen-Anhalt, Germany

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFamilies - San Francisco, CA

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This sign about Alcatraz families is located near the entrance to Pier 33 in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: 4/29/2014

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Signs of HistoryGardeners - San Francisco, CA

in Signs of History

This sign is located near the entrance to Pier 33 in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: 4/29/2014

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Georgia Historical MarkersValdosta Street Railroad Company Waiting Station, 1917

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A marker in front of Valdosta State University. The marker has the National Society of Colonial Dames of America in the State of Georgia seal on top.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Georgia

date approved: 8/13/2014

last visited: 8/6/2014

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