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Texas Historical MarkersBruce & Human Drug Company

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Texas Historical Marker at 145 N 4th St in Wills Point, noting the establishment of the Bruce & Human Drug Company, whose building still serves the community.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsMargaret of York - 500 years - Highbridge Street, Waltham Abbey, Essex, UK

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This green plaque erected by the Richard III Society is attached at the entrance to Waltham Abbey Town Hall on the south west side of Highbridge Street. The plaque was erected to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Margaret of York.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationApex 50 years - Geelong , Victoria

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A plaque marking the 50th anniversary of APEX

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsGirraween Stone Cottages, Mt Norman, Qld, Australia

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Over a hundred and fifty years some early settlers and squatters worked the 'Granite Belt' of the Mt Norman highland area, and their derelict stone cottages are a reminder of the hardships of that age. See geocache: GC38AWF

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryNeighbourhood of the Gods - Reykjavik, Iceland

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This sign is located near the Einar Jonsson Museum and across from the Cathedral.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Iceland

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: 6/21/2014

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Signs of HistoryTowles Building - Canton, TX

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A Free State Historical Association marker is attached to the Towles Building, 116 E Dallas St, Canton, TX, noting the military and civil service of Captain Thomas J. Towles, as well as his actions during the Van Zandt County Seat War in 1877.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFort Saint Jean Baptiste - Natchitoches, LA

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A plaque stands at the pedestrian entrance to historic American Cemetery in Natchitoches, LA, noting this as the site of Fort Saint Jean Baptiste.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Louisiana

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Free State Stockade - Canton, TX

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A Free State Historical Association marker stands at one of the entrances to the First Monday grounds in Canton, TX, noting that a stockade was used here in 1867 to deal with a group of secessionists.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Guest Books The Barn - Escalon CA

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The family run antique business has a visitor /guest book. It ranges from small items like jewelry to furniture and patio décor.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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Historic FortsFestung Ziegenhain, Schwalmstadt, HE, D

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[DE] Die Wasserfestung Ziegenhain ist ein barocker Festungsbau im Schwalmstädter Stadtteil Ziegenhain im Schwalm-Eder-Kreis [EN] The water fortress Ziegenhain is a baroque fortress in Schwalmstadt, Schwalm-Eder county

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 6/22/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - "Gothick" Church in America - Gardiner, ME

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The cornerstone of this church was laid on May 31, 1819 and on October 20, 1820, nearly a year and a half later, the completed church was consecrated.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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Luftwaffe Radar RuinsBorga Eggum, Norway

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Borga Eggum is located in Norway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tatie

location: Nordland, Norway

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsEmmahuis - Alphen aan den Rijn

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Het Emmahuis (voormalig kindertehuis) staat op het complex van de Martastichting, complexnummer 516128

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Netherlands

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsZuydwijk: Historische tuin- en parkaanleg - Wassenaar

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Tuin behorende bij buitenplaats Zuydwijk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member naj16

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersFirst Missouri State Capitol - St. Charles, MO

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This historic marker is the backside to the "History of St. Charles" historical marker and on the same stand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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Missouri Historical MarkersThe Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri - St. Charles Visit - St. Charles, MO

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This one not easy to see unless you are looking for it, on Katy Trail between monument and camp site. The watercolors in the photo gallery are on the marker and used as such.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: 6/21/2015

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TimelinesCaptain Clark's Journal - May 16, 1804 to May 21, 1804 - St. Charles, MO

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The journal, selected excerpts of the St. Charles episode, May 16 - 21, 1804. Located on a boulder next to the circle sidewalk around the monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: 6/21/2015

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Baptist Church of Wills Point

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Texas Historical Marker noting the rocky early history -- as well as its service -- of the First Baptist Church of Wills Point, located at 125 E James St, Wills Point, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersFirst Christian Church of Wills Point

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Texas Historical Marker noting the origins and service of the First Christian Church of Wills Point, 202 N 3rd St, Wills Point, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/21/2015

last visited: never

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TimelinesEvolution from 544,000,000 to 10,000 years ago - Shrewsbury, Shropshire, UK

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Timeline from 544 million years ago, first fossils of complex life appear, to 10,000 years ago Homo Sapiens walked the Earth. Plaque at the Quantum Leap Sculpture to commemorate Darwin's 200th Anniversary, in his home town of Shrewsbury.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: 6/21/2015

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Century FarmsJames A. Little / St. George Century Farm, Ontario, Canada

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Located on McLean School Road, the James. A. Little / St. George Century Farm has a physical marker at the end of the driveway.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Skyecat

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: never

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E Clampus Vitus Historical MarkersLa Grange ECV 58 Gold Dredging - Tuolumne Co CA

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Many single men worked to find gold in the cold rivers of California.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member sbcamper

location: California

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersSemiahmoo Trail — Surrey, BC

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Built in 1873-74 the Semiahmoo Trail linked New Westminster to the American settlement of Semiahmoo where Blaine, Washington is today.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersMercer's Colony Eastern Boundary

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Texas Historical Marker providing some background on the Mercer Colony, and marking this, its eastern boundary. This marker is located on Van Zandt County Road 1817, just east of its intersection with Van Zandt County Road 1816.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersChurch of the Good Shepherd

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Texas Historical Marker at the Church of the Good Shepherd, 200 W College St, Terrell, TX, noting its early history and its sanctuary's Victorian Gothic architecture.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/20/2015

last visited: never

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