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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsAnderson Baptist Church - Anderson Historic District - Anderson, TX

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The Anderson Baptist Church was erected between 1853 and 1855 on the northwest corner of Fanthorp and Johnson Streets.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFormer U.S. Post Office - Henryetta, OK

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This former U.S. post office is now re-purposed as the Henryetta Public Library.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsWest Lawn Cemetery Wall - Henryetta, OK

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The older half of West Lawn Cemetery has a stone wall constructed by the WPA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park - Hearne, TX

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Of the $66,000 spent on the project, the City of Hearne furnished $22,000 for materials and labor and the WPA expended $44.0000. Started in 1939, the project was completed in April of 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall - Hearne, TX

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Completed in 1941 by the WPA, the building is currently the Hearne Municipal Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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WPA Projects(Former) Post Office - Hearne, TX

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Construction done by Leslie F. Crockett Construction Company. Work began in January 1941. Dedication of the new Post Office was Nov. 11, 1941.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Gouverneur Général Canadien-Francais - FIRST - French-Canadian Governor General - Québec, Québec

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Georges Philias Vanier fut le premier canadien-français à occuper le poste de Gouverneur Général du Canada depuis la Confédération. Georges Philias Vanier was the first French-Canadian to serve as Governor General of Canada since Confederation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersBurgstraße 25 - Oberstolberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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Gelistetes Baudenkmal in der Burgstraße 25

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersFinkenberggasse 2 - Oberstolberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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Gelistetes Baudenkmal in der Finkenberggasse 2

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersFinkenberggasse 4 - Oberstolberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

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Gelistetes Baudenkmal in der Finkenberggasse 4

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryVogelsangkirche - Oberstolberg, Nordrhein-Westfalen / Germany

in Signs of History

This sign describes the history of the Vogelsangkirche in Stolberg

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Fontaine d'Argent - Aix en Provence, France

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La fontaine d'Argent ou de la Mule Noire

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - member of the North West Mounted Police to be killed while on duty - Ottawa, Ontario

in First of its Kind

On November 17, 1879, then 19-year-old Marmaduke Graburn became the first member of the North West Mounted Police (now the Royal Canadian Mounted Police) to be killed while on duty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesKoroit Courthouse, Boundary Rd East, Koroit, VIC, Australia

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The former Courthouse in a country town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesKoroit Post Office, 28 Commercial Rd, Koroit, VIC, Australia

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An old bluestone Post Office in a country town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Victoria, Australia

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Century FarmsMing - Franklin County, MO

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Some don't have signs, this old one does..East of Washington, MO

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Carl Linnaeus and His ApostlesHartekamp - Heemstede (NL)

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Villa where Linnaeus stayed in 1773.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSchool Named for Confederate Colonel Thomas R. Bonner

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A 1965 red granite Texas Historical Marker stands in front of Bonner Elementary School, 235 S Saunders Ave, Tyler, TX, providing a biography of the man for whom the school is named, as well as an overview of Texas's importance to the Confederacy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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Deutsche Denkmallisten - German Monument RegistersBaumannsches Haus - Leer, NS, Deutschland

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Denkmalgeschütztes Handels- und Wohnhaus (Baumannsches Haus) von 1757 in der Neue Straße 63 in Leer / Ostfriesland

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Niedersachsen, Germany

date approved: 6/13/2018

last visited: never

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TimelinesCelebrating MDL's 25th Anniversary - 1991 to 2015 - Pasadena, CA

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A small timeline at the entrance to the Microdevices Lab at JPL.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJames George Aylwin Creighton - Ottawa, Ontario

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This plaque in memory of James George Aylwin Creighton is located in Beechwood Cemetery, on Beechwood Avenue, in Ottawa, Ontario.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryVoyager Spacecraft - Pasadena, CA

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A plaque at the base of an exact replica of the Voyager spacecraft inside the Von Karman Auditorium at JPL indicates it as a international mechanical engineering landmark. The above coordinates are for the plaque, not the actual spacecraft.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJoshua Houston - Huntsville, TX

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The homestead of Joshua Houston no longer exists, but this marker remains in his honor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: 1/30/2016

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Exact ReplicasMission San Juan Capistrano - Mission Viejo, CA

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A lego version of Mission San Juan Capistrano located about 3 miles away. This version is located inside the LEGO store at the Mission Viejo Mall.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: never

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Exact Replicas'St. Martin' (Juradome) - Weismain/BY/Germany

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Inside of the local Tourist-Infospot exists a replic of the church 'St. Martin', originally located a few meters from here in Weismain, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 6/12/2018

last visited: never

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