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Portuguese Historical Markers Caminho Real - Guimarães, Portugal

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Historical Marker sobre um antigo caminho que ligava Guimarães ao mar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Braga, Portugal

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersMankins Crossing

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This small post-mounted subject marker stands at the southeast corner of the intersection of SH 29 with county road 100, just east of the San Gabriel River bridge.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 6/29/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadKneeling Miner - Route 66 - Webb City, Missouri, USA

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A bronze sculpture of a Kneeling Miner, created by Jack Dawson. The statue commemorates the city's early 20th century history of lead mining. Located alongside Route 66, Webb City, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 2/22/2014

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Kansas Historical MarkersNew Scandinavia - Scandia, KS

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The Scandinavian and Bohemian (now Czech Republic) movement west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadGigantic Route 66 Highway Shield - Pontiac, Illinois, USA.

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This gigantic, Route 66 Shield, has been designed as a photo opportunity for Mother Road travellers & their Vehicle. The 66 mural is painted on the rear wall of the Route 66 Hall of Fame Museum, in Pontiac, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Illinois

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 6/13/2011

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Texas Historical MarkersHamilton-Bragg Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker at the Hamilton-Bragg Cemetery, which has burials of some of Navarro County's earliest pioneers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersCaptain Alfred H. Wyly

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A 1936 gray granite centennial marker lying horizontally over the grave of Alfred Henderson Wyly in Hempstead's (Waller County) old Hempstead Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersSite of Groce's Ferry

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A 1936 gray granite centennial marker on FM-1887, 3 miles south of Hempstead (Waller County), denoting the actual site of the old historical ferry across the Brazos river.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/22/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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Signs of HistoryMark Hopkins - Old City Cemetery - Sacramento, CA

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This marker resides in front of Mark Hopkins mausoleum in Old City Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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South Carolina Historical MarkersBroad Street Methodist Church - Clinton, SC

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A brief history of Broad Street Methodist Church located in Clinton, South Carolina.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisPalais du Gouvernement - Nancy, FR

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Le palais du gouvernement, Monument historique depuis 1923.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Infra-Blue

location: Lorraine, France

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Indian Village Visited by a White Man, Shell Banks AL

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An unobtrusive historic marker commemorates a major milestone for the Native Americans who lived here -- one that changed everything for them.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Alabama

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/24/2015

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First of its KindFIRST - Fire Company in the State of California - Mutual Hook & Ladder Company - Sacramento, CA

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This historical marker and FIRST resides within Old City Cemetery and near the Volunteer Fireman's Plot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: California

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Boots Motel - Carthage, Missouri, USA.

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Arthur Boots began construction of Boots Court in 1938. Sited where US.71, & US.66 meet, The crossroads of America. The Hotel has a Radio in every room, as it did in the 1940's. Located in Carthage, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Kneeling Miner - Webb City, Missouri, USA.

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A bronze sculpture of a Kneeling Miner, created by Jack Dawson. The statue commemorates the city's early 20th century history of lead mining. Located alongside Route 66, Webb City, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 Mural - Webb City, Missouri, USA.

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Route 66 Mural - A mural featuring highlights found along Historic Route 66 in the State of Missouri. Located in the Heart of Downtown Webb City, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Skyliner Motel - Stroud, Oklahoma, USA.

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One of the true jewels of the Mother Road. The Skyliner Motel is located just a few blocks west of another jem the famous Rock Café. Located alongside Historic route 66 in Stroud, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersUS 90 -- Vietnam Veterans Memorial Park, Ocean Springs MS

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The US Highway 90 through Ocean Springs MS is designated as a Blue Star Memorial Highway

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/24/2015

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Childhood HomesVladimir Mensik - Ivancice, Czech Republic

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CZ: rodný dum Vladimira Menšíka // EN: Childhood Home of Vladimir Menšík

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersMonaville Independent School District

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A marker on FM-1887 just west of FM-359 in Monaville (Waller County), denoting the site of an old community school -- and associated school district -- before it closed in 1953.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersIsaac Best

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An easily overlooked marker next to FM-1458 less than a mile west of Pattison (Waller County), in honor of one of Stephen F. Austin's "Old Three Hundred" colonists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersJudge Edwin Waller

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One of two markers in honor of Judge Edwin Waller: both are identically titled but differ in text and are placed 100+ miles (and 46 years) apart. This is on FM-1458, about 15 mi south of his old plantation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/14/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersFred Rider Cotten

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Texas Historical Marker at the grave of Fred Rider Cotten, in Oakland Cemetery (which he once managed), Weatherford, TX, commemorating his extensive and outstanding career as a civic leader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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Historic Hand Operated Sluice Gates Modoc Point Road Sluice Gate - Klamath County, OR

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This historic-looking sluice gate is located just off Modoc Point Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMuseum of Pioneer History - Route 66 - Chandler, Oaklahoma, USA.

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Founded 1954 the Lincoln County Historical Society & Museum of Pioneer History is dedicated to the preservation of local history. Located alongside Historic Route 66 in Chandler, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/20/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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