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WPA ProjectsGuadalupe County Courthouse – Seguin, TX

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The County Courthouse built in 1935 is the 3rd courthouse for Guadalupe County.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsLow Water Crossing Bridge, Brackenridge Park – San Antonio, TX

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This concrete bridge bears the faint stamp “NYA 1939?. It crosses the San Antonio River at E. Woodlawn and River Avenue in Brackenridge Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Hall and Fire Station (former) – Mount Vernon, TX

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The two story building of natural stone had a garage for two fire trucks on the bottom and city offices. The second floor was utilized as an auditorium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsFireman’s Park Improvements – Brenham, TX

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The Works Progress Administration made improvements to the park consisting of a two-story hut, a kitchen, a beer garden, an American Legion Hall and a sixteen-sided building that houses an antique carousel.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques Français[MH] Pons - Eglise St-Vivien

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L'église Saint-Vivien est une église de style roman saintongeais située à Pons en Saintonge, dans le département français de la Charente-Maritime et la région Poitou-Charentes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BmarcW

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsHempstead County Courthouse – Hope, AR

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Art Deco style. The central part of the courthouse is five stories, with two-story wings on the north and sound elevations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Arkansas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques Français[MH] Pons - Tour

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Chateau et hôtel de ville de PONS. époque de construction 2e moitié 12e siècle et 17e siècle

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BmarcW

location: Poitou-Charentes, France

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: 5/20/2015

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WPA ProjectsColorado County Courthouse Improvements – Columbus, TX

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Improvements made to Courthouse built in 1891.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsUniversity of Texas Main Building and Library – Austin, TX

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Architect Paul P. Cret designed the building in 1930.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: 5/23/2015

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsWoonhuis (Langestraat 8) - Nijkerk

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Linker gedeelte van een groot laat-middeleeuws woonhuis.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hi-Bye

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsPand (Holkerstraat 12) - Nijkerk

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Hoekpand aan de Holkerstraat in Nijkerk.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Axel-F

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Trail of TearsTrail of Tears - The Passage - Chattanooga, Tennessee, USA.

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The 'Memorial Passage' terminates with steps at Ross Landing, which was designated as one of the three official places of departure, for the removal of the Cherokee by ship, known as the Water Route, down the Tennessee, Ohio, & Mississippi Rivers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Tennessee

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: 5/20/2015

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WPA ProjectsNational Guard Armory - Batesville, Ar.

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This two-story sandstone building is located at 380 South Ninth Street in Batesville, Ar.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Arkansas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCherokee County Courthouse – Rusk TX

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The courthouse is a three-story center block on basement with two-story wings on either side.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesAlexander Grant House – Salem, New Jersey

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Historic house, now Historical Society Museum and Library in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesOffices of the County Clerk and Surrogate – Salem, New Jersey

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Former offices of court officials, now serving as a County office building in Salem, New Jersey.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: New Jersey

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Commercial Commemorations20th Anniversary - Katy Trail State Park - across Missouri

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Marker is erected at the Marthasville trailhead

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsConcrete City - Nanticoke PA

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The Concrete City was an early example of International Style architecture in the United States, built as company housing in 1911.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Michigan Historical MarkersSouth Olive Christian Reformed Church

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Located on 120th street just south of Port Sheldon

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Historic Markers

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesSt. Niklaus-Kirche - Lausen, BL, Switzerland

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The reformed church of Lausen has a history back to the 8th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Austrian and Swiss National Heritage SitesGemeindehaus Oekolampad - Basel, Switzerland

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The Oekolampad church from 1930 in the west of Basel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Nordwestschweiz (AG/BL/BS), Switzerland

date approved: 5/20/2015

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMission San Luis Rey de Francia - Oceanside, CA

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A DAR plaque on the grounds of the historic mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Canada's Nuclear Laboratory

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A monument showing two electrons in orbit at the home of Canada's first nuclear reactor site.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Loonwatcher

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: never

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Childhood HomesJan Tenora - Kunstat, Czech Republic

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CS: rodny dum Jana Tenora // EN: Childhood Home of Jan Tenora

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: never

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Childhood HomesLudwig Blum - Brno, Czech Republic

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CZ: rodný dum Ludwiga Bluma // EN: Childhood Home of Ludwig Blum

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Olii05

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 5/19/2015

last visited: never

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