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First of its KindFIRST - Birth Control Clinic - Whitefield Street, London, UK

in First of its Kind

This blue plaque, that mentions Dr Marie Stopes and the first birth control clinic, is attached to a building on the north east side of Whitefield Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Catholic Church in Arkansas, St. Mary's Catholic Church, Plum Bayou AR

in First of its Kind

St. Mary's Catholic Church, off of AR SH 31 and a mile or more down St. Mary's Catholic Church Road northeast of Pine Bluff AR, started on a barge at Arkansas Post in 1782 and still serves the faithful today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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First of its KindFIRST - Naval Medical School - Rochefort, France

in First of its Kind

[FR] Grâce au soutien constant de l'intendant François de Beauharnais, l'école de Rochefort est née en 1722. [EN] The Naval School of Medicine still looks the same today as it did in the middle of the 19th Century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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HomesteadsAnaheim Colony - Anaheim, CA

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What is left of the original homestead of the Anaheim Colony has been turned into a public historical park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMarchiondo's Store -- Raton Downtown Historic District -- Raton NM

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Marchiondo's Store, built ca 1882, is a contributing building to the US National Register Raton Downtown Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsPalace Hotel -- Raton Downtown Historic District -- Raton NM

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The Palace Hotel is a contributing building to the US National Register Raton Downtown Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/20/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesTippecanoe Place - South Bend IN

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Home to Clement Studebaker founder of the Studebaker automobile

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Indiana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCharnley, James, House - Chicago IL

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Designed by Louis Sullivan with Frank Lloyd Wright, who at the time was a draftsman in the offices of Adler & Sullivan

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDawes, Charles Gates, House - Evanston IL

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Charles Gates Dawes home, who was the Vice President under Calvin Coolidge and Nobel Peace Prize winner

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCrow Island School - Winnetka IL

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Built in 1940 with progressive concepts such as grade level zoning, child scaled furniture and other child centric design concepts

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Illinois

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesCanehill College Building - Canehill AR

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

"Cane Hill College, originally Cane Hill School, was the first institution of higher learning in Arkansas. It operated in Canehill, Arkansas from 1834 until 1891."

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRobichaux House - Thibodaux, LA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Another Queen Anne styled home locted in Historic Thibodaux. Located on East Second Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesRiviere House - Thibodaux, LA

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Beautiful Queen Anne style home, loctaed in Historic Thibodaux, Louisiana. Located on Canal Blvd and Second Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPeltier House - Thibodaux, LA

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Colonial Revival styled home located on Canal Blvd and 4th. Street in historic Thibodaux.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesMcCulla House - Thibodaux, LA

in U.S. National Register of Historic Places

Also Known as the Raceland Bank and Trust, Thibodaux Branch, located on Highway 1 in Thibodaux, building now houses a law firm.Queen Anne style home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChanticleer Gift Shop - Thibodaux, LA

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Located on West 3rd Street in Thibodaux, this Queen Anne style building now houses a Law Firms offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member scrambler390

location: Louisiana

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsZáklady kostela Sv. Kríže / Foundations of Church of the Holy Cross - Sázava (Central Bohemia)

in Preserved Architectural Remnants and Ruins

Depicted foundations of Romanesque Church of the Holy Cross (kostel Sv. Kríže), in Central Europe unusual for its tetraconch disposition, You can visit in Northern garden (Severní zahrada) of former Benedictine convent in a small town Sázava.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Stredocesky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Ancient Roman CivilizationVoie Romaine - Neuillac, France

in Ancient Roman Civilization

[FR] Nulle part en Charente Maritime ne retrouve-t-on une voie romaine si présente et d'une si grande qualité. [EN] Nowhere in Charente Maritime does one find a Roman road well exposed and of such good quality.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.Martin Luther King Jr. Bust - San Jose, CA

in Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

A bust of Martin Luther King in a library that bears his name.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersFrognot Community

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Texas Historical Marker giving some background on the community of Frognot, TX. While the community still exists, there isn't much to make you aware that it's here, although there are a few water towers bearing the name...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: 10/15/2014

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Ancient Roman CivilizationRömerstraße - Pass Lueg, Austria

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Remains of ancient Roman road for 2-3 century AD were found in Pass Lueg, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Rikitan

location: Salzburg, Austria

date approved: 10/16/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersWashoe Smelter Stack Viewing Site Monuments - Anaconda, MT

in Montana Historical Markers

Anaconda Stack State Park is on the far eastern edge of the city of Anaconda, an extension of Fourth Street East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 10/15/2014

last visited: never

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South Carolina Historical MarkersJones Cemetery/General James Jones - Ridge Spring SC

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Jones Cemetery / General James Jones historical marker, Ridge Spring SC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gpsblake

location: South Carolina

date approved: 10/15/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMother Colony Chapter - Anaheim, CA

in Signs of History

This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryA Utopian Dream - Anaheim, CA

in Signs of History

This is one of many plaques and historical makers at Founder's Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/15/2014

last visited: never

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