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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWindmill House - Amana Villages - Amana, IA

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The Amana Villages were placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1966. Today this area is a popular tourist attraction, and the Windmill House is particularly unique.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisAbbaye Saint-Germain-des-Prés - Paris, France

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The Benedictine Abbeye of Saint-Germain-des-Prés is located in the 6th arrondissement of Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisGare de Lyon - Paris, France

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The Gare de Lyon is a railway station located in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisViaduc d'Austerlitz - Paris, France

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The Viaduc d'Austerlitz is a steel arch railroad bridge over the Seine River in the 12th arrondissement of Paris, France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsAmana General Store – Amana Villages - Amana, IA

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The Amana Villages are a popular tourist attraction and the Amana General Store is one of the most visited buildings.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisÉglise Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis - Paris, France

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Saint-Paul-Saint-Louis is a Catholic church in the 4th arrondissement of Paris, France. The church was constructed from 1627 to 1641.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsHigh Amana General Store - Amana Villages – High Amana, IA

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The High Amana General Store is one of the most visited buildings in the village of High Amana. It was built in 1857, two years after the colonies were established and remains furnished as it was in days gone by.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member wildernessmama

location: Iowa

date approved: 12/8/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesUS Post Office--Johnson City

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Johnson City Post Office is a brick building on Main Street

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersDavid Barnes, Pioneer, Loveland Museum - Loveland, CO

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This plaque and plinth was formerly located in downtown Loveland at 4th and Chestnut (coordinates below). It was moved to preserve the plinth and urban redevelopment.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Colorado Historical MarkersLone Tree School - Loveland, CO

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This historic schoolhouse was restored as part of the United State's Bicentennial Celebration.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasLaw Code of Hammurabi - San Jose, CA

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The replica of this ancient stele is located in San Jose's San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersMasonic Lodge Murals - Columbia Falls, MT

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This plaque, mounted by the entrance to the Masonic Lodge, relates some of the history depicted by the murals painted on the side of the building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersRemembering the Shay - Columbia Falls, MT

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This old Shay has been restored by a group of volunteers and put on display in Columbia Falls, near the site of the old railway depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersLumber, Concrete and Hundreds of Men - Thompson Falls, MT

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The third deals with the construction of the project and the housing required for workers and their families.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersBridging the River - Thompson Falls, MT

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1911 was this bridge's birth year and 2010, 99 years later, was the year of its rebirth. According to Morrison-Maierle, Inc., engineers for the rehabilitation, this is the last Parker-Pratt Deck Truss bridge remaining in Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersPower to Make Power - Thompson Falls, MT

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Before the Thompson Falls Hydroelectric Project could be built, electricity was needed for the construction. The power came from a small power plant built across the Clark Fork River from the project in 1912-13.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersWashoe Park Fish Hatchery - Anaconda, MT

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Montana's first and oldest state run fish hatchery was built in Washoe Park in 1907 and continues in operation to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Old Montana Prison - Deer Lodge, MT

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Opened on July 2, 1871, the Montana State Prison at Deer Lodge housed its fair share of criminal types in the century plus that it was operational. This sign, telling a bit of the history of the prison is at the entrance of the prison, now a museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Montana Historical MarkersGenerating Power - Thompson Falls, MT

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The second deals with the production of power at the dam project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersMietshaus nach der Jahrhundertwende - Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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This tenement is a monument since 4/8/1987

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Signs of HistoryNelson Literary & Scientific Institute - Nelson, New Zealand

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This historic plaque is erected on the Nelson Women's Club Building located on Trafalgar Street in Nelson.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Exact ReplicasObelisk of Shalmeneser III - San Jose, CA

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The replica of this ancient obelisk is located in San Jose's San Jose's Rosicrucian Egyptian Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: 11/12/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBischofshof - Basel, Switzerland

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The former residence of the Prince-Bishop of Basel next to the cathedral.

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location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 12/8/2014

last visited: 12/13/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesRestaurant Efringerhof - Basel, Switzerland

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An Art Nouveau restaurant from 1901.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 12/8/2014

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesBläsischulhaus - Basel, Switzerland

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This school was built in 1883.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 12/8/2014

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