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Signs of HistoryChinese Heritage Cemetery - Kamloops, BC

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The Kamloops Chinese Cemetery is at least 150 years old and is still being maintained by the Chinese community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMr. Lau - Kamloops, BC

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The Kamloops Chinese Cemetery is at least 150 years old and is still being maintained by the Chinese community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFather Pierre Millet - Youngstown, New York

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This marker commemorates Father Pierre Millet who, on Good Friday 1688, erected a cross invoking God's mercy for the plague stricken new French Fort Denonville, (Old Fort Niagara) garrison.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryChing Ming Festival - Kamloops, BC

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The Kamloops Chinese Cemetery is at least 150 years old and the Ching Ming Festival has been performed each year since it came into being.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySurrender of French Fort Niagara - Youngstown, New York

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This plaque describes the surrender of French Fort Niagara to the British on July 25, 1759. It is located on the first floor, in the "Castle" of Fort Niagara, built by the French in 1726.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Castle of Fort Niagara - Youngstown, New York

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This tablet provides information about the Castle of Fort Niagara, its occupants, the years it was held by different countries and the use made of it by the British. It is located on Scott Avenue, in Youngstown, New York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLa Salle - 1643-1687 - Youngstown, New York

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This marker, affixed to a large stone, is located within Old Fort Niagara, in Youngstown, New York. It provides information about La Salle, the first rudimentary fort built at this location, the country he explored and the books he authored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: New York

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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Victorian Post BoxesNeen Savage, Shropshire, England

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Wall mounted Victorian letterbox.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The_Senior_Crabbes

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/24/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic Places1918 State Office Building and 1933 State Highway Building - Austin, TX

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Added to the Register on Jan 7th 1998 (under #97001625, along with the nearby 1933 State Highway Building), the "James E. Rudder" State Office building has housed various Texas state agencies since 1918; it currently houses the Secretary of State.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 8/17/2014

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Missouri Historical MarkersEzra Fox - Paris, MO

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Honoring the first settler

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsArbre du millenaire de Savoie. Aix les Bains. France

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Arbre du millenaire de Savoie

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member lulu_et_compagnie

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/23/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesPemberton's Headquarters -- Vicksburg MS

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Confederate Army General Pemberton's Headquarters in Vicksburg (AKA the Willis-Cowan home) is listed on the US National Register of Historic Places

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAnchuca - Vicksburg MS

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Anchuca is an antebellum home listed on the US National Register of Historic Places

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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First of its KindFirst Gas Well in the Panhandle of Texas

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Also the largest in the world

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST -- Columned house in Vicksburg, Vicksburg MS

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Anchuca is not only the first columned home in Vicksburg, it is also the first antebellum home to open as a tour home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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Municipal FlagsVlajka obce - Sakvice, Czech Republic

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CZ: vlajka obce Sakvice // EN: Flag municipality Sakvice

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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German-American Heritage SitesGeneral Gustavus Sniper - Syracuse, NY

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An equestrian statue of German immigrant General Gustavus Sniper is located in Schlosser Park at the intersection of North Salina, North State & East Laurel Streets in Syracuse, NY.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryDas Spital mit der Dreifaltigkeitskapelle - Sargans, Switzerland

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The Das Spital mit der Dreifaltigkeitskapelle (English: The Hospital with the Trinity Chapel) sign is located in Sargans, Switzerland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Ostschweiz (SG/SH/TG/AI/AR/GL), Switzerland

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySpeeders - Castlegar, BC

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The Castlegar Museum is housed in their old railway station. Naturally, scattered about are some informational signs which expound on tidbits of Canadian railway history. This one deals with a specific aspect of railway maintenance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySectionmen's Shed - Castlegar, BC

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The Castlegar Museum is housed in their old railway station. Naturally, scattered about are some informational signs which expound on tidbits of Canadian railway history. This one deals with railway maintenance.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTribute to a River - Castlegar, BC

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Castlegar's Millenium Park, its largest, is set on the Columbia River. There are several informational signs in the park and this one is a tribute to the Columbia River.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTrans-Pacific Cable Station - Naval Base Guam

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This is the former site of a telegraph cable hub established by the Commercial Pacific Cable Company in a secret partnership with the Great Northern Telegraph Company and Eastern Telegraph Company headed by silver magnate John W. Mackay.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Guam

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLamar Life Building -- Smith Park Architectural District -- Jackson MS

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The Lamar Life Building with its wonderful clock tower is a contributing building to the Smith Park Architectural Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsMississippi Governor's Mansion -- Smith Park Architectural District -- Jackson MS

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The Mississippi Governor's mansion is on the National Register in its own right, and is also listed as a contributing building to the National Register Smith Park Architectural District in downtown Jackson MS.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: 9/24/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings7 Row Houses - Barr Branch Library Historic District - St. Louis, MO

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Lafayette Park area, these connected row house and the library constitute the entire district. The remodeling and repair mention in the text has all been completed for some time. All houses are occupied and restored.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/23/2014

last visited: never

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