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Historic TreesArbre de la liberté au Jardin de la Fontaine, Nîmes, Gard, France

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[EN] This tree symbolizes freedom since 1982. [FR] Cet arbre symbolise la liberté depuis 1982.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Itamae

location: Languedoc-Roussillon, France

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasGrubleren (The Thinker) - Auguste Rodin - Copenhagen, Denmark

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Bronze statue "The Thinker" by Auguste Rodin in the courtyard of the Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek in Copenhagen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Denmark

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryUniversitätshauptgebäude - Bonn, Germany

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DE: Tafel mit Informationen zur Geschichte des heutigen Universitätshauptgebäudes in Bonn. EN: Sign with historical background regarding today's university main building of Bonn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOscar Peterson - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque describes Oscar Peterson as one of the world's greatest piano virtuosos. Cette plaque nous informe qu'Oscar Perterson s'est hissé au rang des plus grands virtuoses du piano de la planète.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/22/2017

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Signs of HistoryBuilding a new Canada - Construire un nouveau Canada - Ottawa, Ontario

in Signs of History

This panel describes how Ottawa came to be chosen as Canada's national capital. Ce panneau nous informe du cheminement qui a abouti à faire d"Ottawa, la capitale du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Era of Invention - L'Ère des Inventions - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque identifies a great Canadian inventor, Thomas "Carbide" Willson, who invented superphosphate and acetylene. Cette plaque nous fait connaitre Thomas "Carbide" Willson, celui qui inventa le superphosphate et l'acetylene.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/22/2017

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Signs of HistoryThe Capital's Forest Heritage - Le Patrimoine Forestier de la Capitale - Ottawa, Ontario

in Signs of History

This plaque describes how the forest in this region contributed to the economy and growth of Ottawa and Canada. Cette plaque décrit comment la forêt, dans cette région, a contribué à l'économie et à la croissance d'Ottawa et du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/21/2017

last visited: 11/22/2017

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Kansas Historical MarkersJuly 4, 1804 -- Atchison KS

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The DAR Lewis & Clark Trail Marker marking a small creek that William Clark christened "4th of July 1804 Creek" in downtown Atchison KS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 8/19/2017

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Exact ReplicasUSS Midway - SanDiego, CA

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A model of USS Midway (CV-41) in visitor centre of USS Midway Museum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: California

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFlådestation Holmen - Copenhagen, Denmark

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A historic fort and castle near the entrance to Copenhagen from the water.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Denmark

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 7/20/2010

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Famous FiresOceanview Hotel Fire on Block Island - New Shoreham, RI

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Stairs and foundations and a sign mark the location of the Oceanview Hotel, which burned down on July 6, 1966.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationCommemorative Tree - Arbre commemoratif - Ottawa, ON

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This commemorative tree was given in celebration of Canada's 150th Anniversary. Cet arbre commémoratif a été donné a l'occasion du 150e anniversaire du Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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First of its KindWeltweit erster Fernsehturm - Stuttgart, BW, Germany

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There's the so-called 'Fernsehturm', the first telecommunications tower in the world and prototype for many such towers world-wide - located in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member [somnambulist]

location: Baden-Württemberg, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/20/2017

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS Wanuskewin "Seeking Peace of Mind" - "Á La Recherche De La Tranquillité"

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This cairn is in the parking lot at Wanuskewin Heritage Park. It is located 5 km North of Saskatoon.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Altima Voyageur

location: Saskatchewan, Canada

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Georgia Historical MarkersWilliam A. Russell High School 1922-1988

in Georgia Historical Markers

Located on Harris St in front of the school in East Point.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Georgia Historical MarkersThe Montgomery Hospital

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Located west of downtown Butler on GA 137.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Georgia

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersL-69 Catawba Indian Reservation -- Pineville NC

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This NC State historic marker is located along State Route 51 near the NC-SC border in Pineville NC

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: North Carolina

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/15/2017

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Signs of HistoryPeople at an Ancient Crossroads - Un Ancien Point de Jonction - Ottawa , Ontario

in Signs of History

This plaque describes how this area was populated after the glaciers melted and the Champlain Sea retreated from this valley. Cette plaque décrit comment cette région a été peuplée après la fonte des glaciers et le retrait de la mer de Champlain.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersSchönecker Burg - Bornstraße 9, Münstermaifeld, RP, Germany

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Schönecker Burg in der Bornstraße 9 in Münstermaifeld.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersSynagoge - Severusstraße, Münstermaifeld, RP, Germany

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Synagoge in Münstermaifeld.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Australian Historical MarkersRelease of Samba Deer, 1868 - Koo Wee Rup, Victoria, Australia

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At the northern side of the Swamp Tower Reserve is a boulder, and plaque for the release of Sambar deer in 1868 into the local area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Last of its KindThe Last Debate - Alton, IL

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The Seventh and Last Lincoln Douglas debate.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Illinois

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Specific Wars Monuments and MemorialsSpanish Civil War - 1936-1939, Italian Aviators and Sailors - Palma, Spain

in Specific Wars Monuments and Memorials

This memorial in the Palma Cemetery honours the Italian Aviators and Sailors that lost their lives in the Spanish Civil War in Mallorca.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SUp3rFM & Cruella

location: Islas Baleares, Spain

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersThe Southwell Company

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A marker about the company that produced the marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TheMarkerFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: 11/13/2017

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersProbstei - Münsterplatz 4/6 - Münstermaifeld, RP, Germany

in Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument Registers

Probstei in Münstermaifeld.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kaschper69

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 11/20/2017

last visited: never

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