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Australian Historical MarkersSmoky Cape Lighthouse - South West Rocks, NSW

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On the northern side of the beautiful, and iconic Lighthouse is this sign about the Smoky Cape Lighthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersStadttor - Lahnstein - RLP / Germany

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Altes Stadttor mit Hochwassermarken von 1882 bis 1988 // Old town gate with high-water marks from 1882 until 1988.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsEbenezer Baptist Church - 125th Anniversary - near Fulton, MO

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Flag pole and marquee erected in honor of the anniversary.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsRecognizing Acts of Kindness between Halifax and Boston after the Explosion in Halifax - 100 Years - Boston, MA

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This plaque was planted and revealed to recognize the bond between Halifax and Boston where Halifax has annually delivered a Christmas Tree to Boston to thank Boston for their response to an explosion in Halifax on December 6, 1817.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsJ.L. Morris Building - Butte Anaconda Historic District - Butte, MT

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Unusually in a commercial district, this building was, apparently, originally built as a residential structure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLlano Dam - Llano County Courthouse Historic District - Llano, TX

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The 1908 concrete dam replaced a log structure built to impound Llano River water in 1892; the reservoir behind the dam remains the principal source of city water.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLantex Theater - Llano County Courthouse Historic District - Llano, TX

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This attractive little theater originally opened in 1927. It is a cream colored building with a red marquee and small red stars on the facade. The vertical sign says ‘Lantex’. It has one screen and seats for 367 people.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsOwsley Block - Butte Anaconda Historic District - Butte, MT

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Officially known as Owsley Block #2, this Owsley Block was the second of three Owsley Blocks built in the late nineteenth century by Butte mayor William Owsley.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMantle/Henderson & Bielenberg Building - Butte Anaconda Historic District - Butte, MT

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Having housed a great many different businesses and services in its time, the Mantle/Henderson & Bielenberg Building now has, on its ground floor, Sassy Consignment And Sales, a place to buy and sell the flotsam and jetsam of the world.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsImperial Block - Butte Anaconda Historic District - Butte, MT

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A fairly large brick building, in its early years the Imperial Block housed many of the miners upon whom the economy of the city depended.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThe Montana Flour Mills Company - Harlowton, Montana

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Put into operation about 1910, this was once the site of one of the largest and most modern flour mills in the west.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesKey Savings and Loan Association Building - Englewood, CO, USA

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The Key Savings building is among the most recognizable structures for hundreds of miles—a genuine Colorado historic treasure.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFort Logan National Cemetery - Denver, CO

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Founded as a U.S. Fort in October 1887, three acres were set aside for a cemetery. Over time, the military function ceased and 160 acres of the land became a National Cemetery. That has now increased to 210 acres.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesLowry Field Brick Barracks - Denver, CO, USA

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Also called Buckingham Palace or the Headquarters Building or Building 349, this sturdy building is now apartments.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesChapel No. 1 (aka Eisenhower Memorial Chapel) - Denver, CO, USA

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Erected in 1941, this is the last remaining U.S. Army Air Corps chapel from Lowry Air Force base of the original 8 chapels. This is also the only remaining structure from Lowry associated with President Eisenhower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 2/14/2018

last visited: never

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Historic FortsChâteau de Pornic - Pornic - RdlL - France

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Situé sur la rive nord du port de Pornic

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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Olympic MemorabiliaOlympian Cross Country Skier - Leutasch, Austria

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The statue of the Cross Country Skier is located near the Café Weidach in Leutasch, Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysFrontier Military - Historic Byway End - Kansas, USA.

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The Frontier Military Historic Byway travels 168 miles. The route approximates old military trails the Army used to transport troops and supplies between frontier forts during the frontier days. This Byway ends at the Kansas / Oklahoma border.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Ranger Motel - El Reno, Oklahoma, USA.

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A large Neon marquee sign in front of the 'Ranger Motel' an old motor court motel, typical of the Neon signs & motels, that are now dissapearing from Historic Route 66. Located in El Reno, Oklahoma, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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National Scenic BywaysHistoric Route 66 - Greetings From Galena - Kansas, USA.

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A stunning Route 66 Kodak moment - Features a large mural constructed with over 400, square ceramic tiles depicting this mining town’s historical sites and its ties to the Mother Road. Located alongside Historical Route 66, in Galena, Kansas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Kansas

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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Exact Replicas1937 W125 Grand Prix Car - Donington Collection, Leicestershire

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A replica 1937 Mercedes-Benz W125 Grand Prix racing car, part of the Donington Collection at Donington Grand Prix Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesWehrturm - Perchtoldsdorf, Austria

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Wehr- und Glockenturm / Defensive and bell tower

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PISA-caching

location: Niederösterreich, Austria

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsHirbour Block - Butte Anaconda Historic District - Butte, MT

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Montana's first skyscraper, the Hirbour Block was only the second skyscraper to be built west of Minneapolis and St. Louis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWaco Municipal Building - Waco Downtown Historic District - Waco, TX

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The 1936 Waco Municipal Building at Third Street and Austin Avenue is all that remains of the historic Public Square destroyed during the 1953 tornado.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersKing's Highway

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No. 88 of 128 pink granite markers erected by the Daughters of The American Revolution and the State of Texas along the route of the Old Spanish Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 2/13/2018

last visited: 1/14/2018

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