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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings405 N Commercial - Emporia Downtown Historic District - Emporia, Ks.

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This two-story red brick building is located at 405 N Commercial in Emporia, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings325 N Commercial - Emporia Downtown Historic District - Emporia, Ks.

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This two-story stucco building is located at 325 N Commercial in Emporia, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPueblo of Acoma -- Acoma Reservation, NM

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The Acoma Pueblo, which has been continuously inhabited since at least 1100AD, is on the National Register of Historic Places and is also a National Historic Landmark.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/23/2014

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First of its KindWarren Coleman Marker , First Textile Mill Owned/Operated by Blacks

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Founder of the nation's first textile factory owned and operated by blacks, 1897-1904. Mill building is 350 yards North of this plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NCDaywalker

location: North Carolina

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersNational Cemetery, Jefferson City, MO

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A new Blue Star Marker was dedicated at the National Cemetery in Jefferson City, Missouri on July 4, 2014. It is located on East McCarty Street--the old US 50/63 route the road took until an express highway was built the the early 1960s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Carpe Diem59

location: Missouri

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Garcia and Maggini Warehouse - San Francisco, CA

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A plaque on a warehouse in San Francisco.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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New World Ancient EvidenceIndian Mounds at Devil’s Lake SP, Baraboo, WI

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A plaque is mounted on a rock to explain the unique mound formations seen in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryQuakertown - Denton, TX

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A Denton County Historic Landmark sign stands in Quakertown Park in Denton, TX, explaining the sad history behind the destruction of this old neighborhood. Denton's Armadillo Ale Works named their stout in its honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsFormer Post Office - Sanford Commercial District - Sanford FL

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This Contributing Building in the Sanford Commercial District is the former U.S.Post Office in Sanford, Florida. It is now the 'Historic Sanford Welcome Center'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Florida

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 2/12/2012

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings321 N Commercial - Emporia Downtown Historic District - Emporia, Ks.

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This two-story red brick building is located at 321 N Commercial in Emporia, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsIOOF Hall - Emporia Downtown Historic District - Emporia, Ks.

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This two-story stone building is located at 319 N Commercial in Emporia, Ks.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySun Valley School – Chippewa Falls, WI

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The Sun Valley one room schoolhouse was moved to this location to be part of the historical display at Irvine Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryPioneer Norwegian Log Home – Chippewa Falls, WI

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This sign is outside the historic log cabin at Irvine Park in Chippewa Falls.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadMidpoint Cafe -- Adrian TX

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The Midpoint Cafe is a true Route 66 icon, located exactly between Chicago and Los Angeles on the Mother Road

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAdcock's Phillips 66 -- Tucumcari NM

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Today's Quality Lube and Tire was, during the heyday of the Mother Road, Bill Adcock's Phillips 66 station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 7/25/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadTower Motel -- Santa Rosa NM

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The Tower Motel stands proudly along old Route 66 in Santa Rosa NM

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 7/25/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadZia Motor Lodge -- Albuquerque NM

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The Zia Motor Lodge is gone, but the AMAZING sign for it that stood on Route 66 for decades is still there.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPremier Motel -- Albuquerque NM

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The amazing sign for the Premier Motel has been renovated and stands proudly along historic 66 in Albuquerque.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadAztec Motel Sign -- Albuquerque NM

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The first motel along Route 66 in Albuquerque, the Aztec was placed on the National Register in 2003. Despite that listing, the motel declined and was demolished in 2011. The landmark sign remains.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadLa Puerta Lodge -- Albuquerque NM

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One of the last 1930s-era auto courts on old Route 66, La Puerta Lodge is still operating as a motel today.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadPinon Motel -- Albuquerque NM

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The Pinon Motel has been operating along Route 66 as a motel since it was built.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Route 66 - The Mother RoadOriginal Roadbed of US66 -- Vega TX

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A few hundred feet of the original 1926 9-foot roadbed of the US66, still preserved in Vega TX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Texas

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 7/26/2014

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBoston African American National Historic Site - Boston, MA

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The Boston African American National Site includes several buildings clustered together and a trail that traverses Beacon Hill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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PetrosomatoglyphsOrnithopod Dinosaur footprints -- Albuquerque NM

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Real dinosaur footprints outside of the NM Museum of Natural History near Old Town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: 8/20/2014

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Signs of HistoryAce Roller Coaster Landmark - Santa Cruz, CA

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Ace Roller Coaster Landmark at Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/20/2014

last visited: never

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