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Signs of HistoryMerrill's Wharf - New Bedford, MA

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Merrill's Wharf was a busy part of New Bedford's whaling industry.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 7/10/2010

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings19th United States Infantry Monument - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This granite and limestone Memorial is located near stop 2 on the Alexander Bridge Road in the Chickamauga National Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 9/30/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings15th United States Infantry Monument - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This granite and limestone Memorial is located near stop 2 on the Alexander Bridge Road in the Chickamauga National Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 9/30/2014

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings48th Tennessee Infantry Regiment Marker - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This small marker is located along the trail near the 16th US Regular Monument at Stop 2 on the Chickamauga National Military Park Auto Tour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: 9/30/2014

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World War II SitesCosy's Pillbox, Juno Beach, Courseulles-sur-Mer, Normandy, France

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This bunker, nicknamed "Cosy's Pillbox", was involved in the D-Day Invasion of 6 June 1944.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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World War II SitesMulberry Harbour Caissons, Arromanches, Normandy, France

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From the top of the bluffs here in Arromanches, on Gold Beach, you can see 20 concrete structures in the surf; these are relics of the D Day Invasions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Queens Blessing

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 10/26/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesFort David A. Russell - Cheyenne, WY

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Founded in 1862 at Camp Carlin, Warren AFB is the oldest continuously active military installation within the Air Force, established in 1867 by the United States Army as Fort David Allen Russell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Wyoming

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasBermuda Cenotaph - Hamilton, Bermuda

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The Bermuda Cenotaph is located in front of the Cabinet Building on Front Street in Hamilton, Bermuda. it is an exact replica of the British Cenotaph located at Whitehall in London, England.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Bermuda

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTe Mahoe Mission site, Mokau. North Is. New Zealand.

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A sign on Te Mahoe Rd near Mokau points to the site of the Te Mahoe Mission Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Punga and Paua

location: North Island, New Zealand

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: 10/25/2014

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Signs of HistoryBeethoven-Goethe Meeting Memorial / Památník setkání Beethoven-Goethe - Teplice (North Bohemia)

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Depicted small memorial, devoted to the legendary meeting of two giants of European Culture - composer Ludwing van Beethoven with writer Johann W. von Goethe in Teplice in July 1812, is located in north-west section of Teplice Chateau Gardens.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ustecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Burial in Little Elm Cemetery - Little Elm, TX

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At the front of Little Elm Cemetery is a sign, placed in 2009 by the Little Elm Cemetery Association, indicating that a headstone engraved "A.S. 1808-1862" marks the first burial in the cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/25/2014

last visited: 10/23/2014

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Commercial CommemorationsTheater Boycott - 50 Years - Hamilton, Bermuda

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A sculpture, "When Voices Rise", and a nearby historical plaque commemorate the 1959 theater boycott that resulted in the end of segregation in Bermuda. Both are located on Church Street on the southwest part of the Hamilton City Hall grounds.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Bermuda

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings35th Indiana Volunteer Infantry Regiment Monument - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This bronze and limestone Memorial is located near stop 2 on the Alexander Bridge Road in the Chickamauga National Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: 9/30/2014

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Signs of HistoryGlobe Hotel - St. George - Bermuda

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A pair of signs on the Globe Hotel recount its role on the side of the Confederacy during the United States Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Bermuda

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument Registers"Die 5 Säulen der Wirtschaft" - Glasfenster, Gelsenkirchen, Germany

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The best known work of Prof. Franz Marten

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member g300td

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings16th United States Infantry Monument - Chickamauga National Military Park

in NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings

This granite and limestone Memorial is located near stop 2 on the Alexander Bridge Road in the Chickamauga National Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Georgia

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: 9/30/2014

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Alabama Historical MarkersMacedonia Missionary Baptist Church /Macedonia School - Seale, AL

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Marker located about 8 miles east of Seale on CR 18 notes the beginnings of the Baptist Church and one room schoolhouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersVillula - Pittsview, AL

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Marker located in front of Villula Methodist Church Cemetery along U.S. Highway 431 but well off the road. Nicely maintained cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Alabama Historical MarkersSt. Peter A.M.E. Church Cemetery - Seale, AL

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Marker for very old African-American cemetery & previous church is located on County Road 22 at Dusty Road. New church and cemetery about one mile east.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hoteltwo

location: Alabama

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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LDS Church History SitesBlue Cut - Cajon, CA

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This was the end of the southern Mormon trail route from Salt Lake City in the early 1800's.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersHumphrey Cemetery - Holland, NY

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Blue Star Memorial Marker located in Humphrey Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Wagon Roads and TrailsTascosa - Dodge City Trail - Moore County, TX

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Two markers in this county for this trail ~ One end of the trail (Dodge City, KS) is thriving, the other end (Tascosa, TX) has been converted into the Texas Boys Ranch, and is very healthy education facility

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Florida Historical MarkersThe Crossroads

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Part of the Old Arlington markers east of downtown Jacksonville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsBerlin Wall Freedom Monument - Pearl City, Oahu

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Here stands a section of the Berlin wall graciously donated to the Honolulu Community College and erected as a monument to freedom in its most poignant display. It was erected in 1992 and still stands to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SaltyDog20

location: Hawaii

date approved: 10/24/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryClinton Sullivan Stone - Endicott, NY

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Stone shows where the Sullivan and Clinton Armies met. This plaque was placed in 1913 by the DAR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 10/23/2014

last visited: never

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