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Signs of HistoryBattery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This plaques to Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery is located on the Poe Road near tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action on September 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: 3/2/2011

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Signs of HistorySomers, MT

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At the south trailhead of Sonny Boon Memorial Trail AKA the Great Northern Historical Trail one will find this sign outlining the early days of the town of Somers, MT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Ontario Provincial Plaques"THE 'NORONIC' DISASTER" - Toronto, ON

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OHP relating the story of the tragedy of the fire aboard the passenger ship "Noronic" docked in Toronto Harbour in 1949.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Plaque d'Elzéar Bédard - Québec, Québec

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Cette plaque nous rappelle qu'Elzéar Bédard, avocat juge, conseiller municipal, premier maire de la Cité de Québec et député du Bas-Canada, vécut dans cette maison, construite en 1783, de 1830 à 1836.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)46, rue Saint-Louis - Québec, Québec

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En 1782, le marchand François Lelièvre dit Duval fait entreprendre la construction d'une vaste maison en pierre à deux étages au coin des rues Saint-Louis et du Parloir selon les plans de Pierre Delestre dit Beaujour.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: 7/24/2014

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Plaque de Louis-Joseph de Montcalm - Québec, Québec

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Cette plaque nous rappelle que c'est à cet endroit que Louis-Joseph de Montcalm, lieutenant général des armées françaises en Nouvelle-France, décède à l'aube du 14 septembre 1759 dans la maison du chirurgien André Arnoux.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: 7/24/2014

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Cercle de la Garnison de Québec - Québec, Québec

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En 1816, le bureau des ingénieurs royaux britanniques y est érigé. Alors désigné sous le nom de « Commanding Royal Engineer Office and Drawing Room », le bâtiment comporte le bureau du surveillant des travaux et les salles de dessin des ingénieurs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: 7/29/2014

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Maison Robert-Jellard - Québec, Québec

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La maison Robert-Jellard est une résidence urbaine construite en 1831 et 1832. Jellard, originaire du comté de Devon en Angleterre, est un maître menuisier et maître charpentier réputé à Québec au XIXe siècle.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Maison Goldsworthy - Québec, Québec

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La maison Goldsworthy est érigée vers 1802 pour le maître carrier Richard Goldsworthy, assistant-contremaître des travaux du roi de 1794 à 1836. Elle est située sur la rue Saint-Ursule, à Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Église Chalmers-Wesley United Church - Québec, Québec

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Le nom de l’église Chalmers-Wesley a été inspiré du théologien écossais Chalmers, qui était le chef de la Free Church of Scotland. Cette église qui se caractérise par son architecture de style néogothique est située sur la rue Saint-Ursule, à Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Plaque de l'église Notre-Dame-de-la-Recouvrance - Québec, Québec

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Cette plaque nous rappelle qu'à cet endroit, fut érigée la première église paroissiale du Canada. La plaque est fixée au mur extérieur d'une maison située sur la rue de Buade, à Québec.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: 7/24/2014

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersInterstate 5 NB - Castell, CA

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Blue Star Highway marker at the Mt. Shasta view point.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Johnny_Quest

location: California

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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La Famille BonaparteThomas Jefferson - Paris, France

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In 1803, Thomas Jefferson purchased the Louisiana Territory from Napoleon Bonaparte. A statue of Thomas Jefferson is located on the left bank of the Seine in by the Passerelle de Solférino in Paris, France. ,

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsHotel Laag Soeren -Laag Soeren (NL)

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Abandoned former Hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCapistrano Home Like Mission at Old Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A plaque is in dier need of renovation at a fountain in a small shopping center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBrannan’s Division Plaque - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This plaques to Brannan’s Division is located on the Poe Road near tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 3/2/2011

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Signs of HistoryCamp Castle, Banff National Park, Alberta

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The memorial is located on the north side of the Bow Valley Parkway, highway 1A.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Defense Fallout SheltersU.S. Post Office - Monongahela, Pennsylvania

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While built in 1915, the basement of this post office was likely modified to be "suitable" as a Cold War fallout shelter.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHS - St. John's Court House - St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador

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St. John’s Court House is a imposing, early-20th century, granite and sandstone, Romanesque Revival-style public building, prominently located on the main commercial street of the city of St. John’s.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Florida Historical MarkersSeminole County - Wekiva Springs, FL

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A state marker at the Interstate 4 westbound Seminole County rest area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Florida

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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North Dakota Historical MarkersCCC Camp - Medora, ND

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A brief history of a Civilian Conservation Corps camps near Medora, North Dakota.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member cldisme

location: North Dakota

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Victorian Post BoxesVictorian Post Box - Sutton Valence, Kent.

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A wall mounted Victorian Post Box in the village of Sutton Valence, Kent. ME17 3AP

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: South East England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersSite of First St. Peter Hospital - Olympia, Washington

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Marker describing the establishment of the original St. Peter Hospital

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Guest Books Pioneer Hall Historical Society Guest Book - Lake Creek, OR

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This guest book resides inside Pioneer Hall which is home to the Lake Creek Historical Society in Lake Creek, OR.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member thebeav69

location: Oregon

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasSt Edmundsbury Cathedral - Bury St Edmunds, Suffolk

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Replica model of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, Bury St Edmunds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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