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Michigan Historical MarkersHaven Peaches

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Michigan Historical Marker standing in Stanley Johnston Park, 220 Dyckman St, South Haven, MI, commemorating the contributions of Professor Johnston to the peach farming industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Michigan

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Siege of York 1644 - Micklegate Bar, York, UK

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The siege of York ended in July 1644 after three months under siege. The Royalists surrendered the city to the Parliamentary forces at Micklegate Bar. The plaque was unveiled on the 350th anniversary of the event.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

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Florida Historical MarkersThe Marian Fell Library

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In front of the small library in Fellsmere.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsMicklegate Bar - Micklegate, York, UK

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Micklegate Bar (1196) is a gate that allows access/exit from the city of York. It is located in the walls to the south west of the city and has four arches and a tower. Two arches are for vehicular traffic and the other two for pedestrians.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationCentennial Witness Tree -- NAU campus, Flagstaff AZ

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A plaque on the Northern Arizona University campus certifies an American Elm tree witnessed 100 years of Arizona's history

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Arizona

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Oklahoma Historical MarkersEntering Indian Territory - Quapaw, OK

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Oklahoma Historical Marker, just south of the Oklahoma-Kansas border along US69A, noting that "Indian Territory" was established here in 1833 ... from lands that the Quapaw Tribe owned and got to share.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasSan Lorenzo Monument 1 - Austin, TX

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An exact replica of the ancient Mesoamerican Olmec civilization's "Colossal Head #1" stone monument, sculpted around 1200-900 BCE, can be found on the campus of the University of Texas at Austin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: 8/15/2014

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World Heritage SitesLa citadelle et l’enceinte de Saint-Martin-de-Ré, France, ID=1283-010

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[FR] Conçue dans les moindres détails par Vauban, la place forte de Saint-Martin-de-Ré est unique. [EN] The Ré island has always been of strategic import, both for its safe anchorage and its supply capacities.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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World Heritage SitesMonumental Earthworks of Poverty Point -- nr Pioneer LA

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Poverty Point was named a UNESCO World Heritage Site on 22 Jun 2014. When Blasters were there in Aug 2014, the plaque had not arrived yet.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Louisiana

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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World Heritage SitesChemins de Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle en France - Ancien hôpital des Pèlerins, Pons ID=868-070

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[FR] Il fut érigé au XIIe siècle afin de servir de halte aux pèlerins en route vers Saint-Jacques-de-Compostelle. [EN] Pilgrims stopped at the Hôpital Neuf (New Hospital) founded in 1160 by Geoffroy III of Pons.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Ghost Walk - King's Staith, York, UK

in First of its Kind

The board at the start of the walk claims it to be "a night of mystery and imagination" and the original (World's No 1) of this type of attraction - a ghost walk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Telephone Exchange in Mississippi -- Vicksburg MS

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The Louisiana Telephone Co. installed the first telephone exchange in Vicksburg in 1881.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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Florida Historical MarkersThe Fellsmere Public School

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In front of the two-story school.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Florida Historical MarkersThe Fellsmere Railroad

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One of several markers in the small town of Fellsmere.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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Florida Historical MarkersSt. Lucie County

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Located in downtown Ft. Pierce.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/12/2014

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InukshuksInukshuk at Manitoba Museum -- Winnipeg MB

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This Inukshuk greets visitors to the lobby of the Manitoba Museum. This is the last place you can take pictures in the museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/15/2014

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ShipwrecksLe Cimba

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Un point de vue où l'épave de Cimba s'est produite. A viewing point where the wreck of Cimba occured.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member VE2YWS

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: 9/14/2014

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UK Historical MarkersGeorge Hudson Street - York, UK

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George Hudson Street, named after the "Railway King", runs in a roughly north/south direction and lies between the River Ouse and York Ststion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOld Men's Provincial Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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This cemetery was opened in 1896 for the burial of the first resident of the Provincial Home for Old Men to pass away. The home itself was opened in 1894. This sign (there are actually two, identical) is at the southeast corner of the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Michael's Anglican Parish - Merritt, BC

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Merritt's Anglican congregation, after meeting for around 6 years in various homes and halls, finally had a church to call their own in 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersTrinity United Church - Merritt, BC

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The Presbyterians in Merritt had, shortly after the turn of the century, met for years in various locations in the town. In 1908, land for a church was bought for $400. By November of 1910 the congregation had a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersBaillie House. Merritt, BC

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Built in 1913 to house a mail order bride, Cosom A. Bigney's house included much embellishment in hopes that it would make the English lady feel at home. She never arrived and Cosom A. Bigney never married, passing away in 1933.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Mary's Catholic Church - Enderby, BC

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This little wood framed Roman Catholic Church has stood behind the present day site of Super Save Gas on the southern outskirts of Enderby for nearly 100 years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSt. Andrew's Presbyterian Church - Enderby, BC

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On the corner of Belvedere Street and Regent Avenue, this was the second Presbyterian Church built in Enderby, the first being built in 1890 on the corner of Russell and George Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/14/2014

last visited: never

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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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