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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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Texas Historical MarkersComfort Community Theatre

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Texas Historical Marker commemorating the history of the Comfort Community Theatre, 521 7th Street, Comfort, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/3/2014

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

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La chronologie d'occupation nous apprend que les Jésuites font construire, entre 1637 et 1640, une cave ou cellier faisant office de magasin à cet endroit. En 1761, Joseph Paradis, marchand français acquiert l'emplacement.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/24/2014

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

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En 1691, Jean Milot, marchand, érige une maison sur cet emplacement. Cette maison possède une cave voûtée en pierre. Elle est située sur la rue Notre-Dame.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/29/2014

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Maison Lambert-Dumont - Québec, Québec

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La maison Dumont fut érigée en 1689 par le marchand Eustache Lambert-Dumon sur les ruines du magasin de la Compagnie des Habitants.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/27/2014

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Maison Le Picart - Québec, Québec

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La maison Picard fut reconstruite en 1763. Cette maison, de même que la maison Dumont, sise au 1, place Royale, hébergeront, pendant plus d'un siècle, l'Hôtel Blanchard, inauguré en 1844 par Jacques Blanchard.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 7/24/2014

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Manitoba Historical MarkersMHM Earl (Sandy) Graham - Winnipeg MB

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This Manitoba Historical Marker is in Section 82 in Brookside Cemetery, 3001 Notre Dame Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Peter and Gloria

location: Manitoba, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 11/15/2013

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Colorado Historical MarkersValley Curtain by Cristo and Jeanne-Claude - Rifle Gap, Garfield Cty, CO

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This marker retells the story of the 1971-72 Vally Curtain Project by internationally renowned artists Cristo and Jeanne-Claude.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 40 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone underneath the balcony of the States Building in Royal Square was unveiled on 10th May 1985 to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 60 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This statute in the shape of an oak tree was unveiled by HRH Queen Elizabeth II on 9 May 2005, the sixtieth anniversary of the liberation of the Channel Islands.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomBear Butte - near Sturegis, SD

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Sacred site to Native Americans, but playground for the non-indigenous people and the lack of respect has caused issues.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: South Dakota

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsLiberation Of The Island Of Jersey - 45 Years - St. Helier, Jersery, The Channel Islands

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This commemorative stone at the entrance to Liberation square was unveiled on 9th May 1990 to celebrate the 45th anniversary of the liberation of Jersey from German occupation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Jersey

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesThurston County Courthouse - Olympia, Washington

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Historic former Courthouse building

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ddtfamily

location: Washington

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesAcheson, Edward G., House - Monongahela, PA

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Home of the inventor of "carborundum" (silicon carbide) which provides the hard surface edge for many cutting tools.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vhasler

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesWilbor House - Little Compton RI

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The Wilbor House dates back to 1690 and was owned by Samuel Wilbor

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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