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Historic TreesHeart O'Texas Oak Tree - Mercury, TX

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This Texas Live Oak has the distinction of growing at the geographic center of the State of Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Historic TreesWedding Oak - San Saba, TX

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The Wedding Oak (also called the Matrimonial Oak or Marriage Oak) is an ancient oak in San Saba, TX were weddings occurred in the early history of San Saba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member WayBetterFinder

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Historic Trees'Bismarckeiche' - Oberkotzau, Bayern, Deutschland

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'Bismarckeiche', gepflanzt 1895 zu Ehren des 80. Geburtstages von Fürst Otto v. Bismarck.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member *Team Krombaer*

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Historic TreesThe Fathers of Confederation - Cardston, Alberta

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These five American Elm trees have stood gloriously in front of Cardston's former courthouse and now heritage museum since May 11, 1931. They were designated Heritage Trees by the Town of Cardston in 2017.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Nations Within NationsHualapi Nation - Mohave County, AZ

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The Hualapi Nation in Arizona.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Michigan Historical MarkersMethodist Protestant Church / Montrose Township Cemetery

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Located on the cemetery north of 57 / Vienna Road

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Historic Markers

location: Michigan

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: 5/5/2019

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PictographsHualapai Tribe Pictographs - Peach Springs, AZ

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Pictographs of the Hualapai.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: Arizona

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Infamous Crime ScenesHarold H. Dent - Ottawa, (Cumberland), Ontario

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This plaque, in memory of Constable Harold H. Dent, killed in the line of duty, is located on Smith Road, in Navan. Cette plaque en mémoire de l'agent Harold H. Dent, tué dans l’exercise de ses fonctions, est située sur le chemin Smith, à Navan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisPierre longue - Le Croisic - France

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La pierre Longue ou menhir Signal est un monument néolithique situé sur la commune du Croisic. The Long Stone or Signal Menhir is a Neolithic monument located in the commune of Le Croisic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Pierre longue - Le Croisic - France

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La pierre Longue ou menhir Signal est un monument néolithique situé sur la commune du Croisic. The Long Stone or Signal Menhir is a Neolithic monument located in the commune of Le Croisic.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHuis de Moriaan - Arnhem, Netherlands

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ANWB Plaque at the Huis de Moriaan in the Rijnstraat

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques Françaisle logis de Beaulieu, La Laigne, Nouvelle aquitaine, France

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dans la campagne a quelques kilomètres du centre ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsRoemer Residences - Silk Stocking Residential Historic District - Galveston, TX

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These identical houses, (it's hard to tell with the trees), constructed in 1888 were owned by one of Galveston's early saloon owners.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWaters and Sarah Davis House - Silk Stocking Residential Historic District - Galveston, TX

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At the corner of Ave L and 24th Street this Italianate/Queen Anne style home served as the home of the Red Cross for thirty years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 5/19/2019

last visited: never

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Abraham LincolnWillie Lincoln Internment - Oak Hill Cemetery, Washington, DC

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After Willie's death from typhoid in 1862, he was placed in Lincoln's family friend William Carroll's family mausoleum. A plaque commemorates the location.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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Abraham LincolnAbraham Lincoln - Gettysburg, PA

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A statue of honest Abe located at the Adams County Courthouse in downtown Gettysburg.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasUSS Missouri (BB-63) - Jefferson City, MO

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Model made by the Navy of electronics testing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Ancienne criée - Le Croisic - France

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L'ancienne criée du Croisic est une halle à marée désaffectée. Depuis 1982 c'est un espace de culture, de spectacles et d'expositions. The former Croisic auction is an abandoned market. Since 1982 it has been a space of culture, shows and exhibions.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersAnnieville — Delta, BC

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Starting off as a fishing village on the shores of the Fraser River, the community had to shift away from the river's edge when the Great Northern Railway built a rail line. Today this village is a neighbourhood in suburban Delta.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Dunbar Loop

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsBarrows Mansion - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This three-story red brick Italianate building is located at 211 S. Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsLiberty Fire House No.1 - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This one-story Italianate red brick building is located at 127 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsTurner Hall - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story Romanesque Revival limestone building is located at 115 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsFirst Presbyterian Church - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This multi-story sandstone Romanesque Revival building is located at 106 N Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2019

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsFirst Methodist Episcopal Church - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story brown brick Romanesque Revival building is located at 125 S Bench Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsCity Hall - Galena Historic District - Galena, Illinois

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This two-story stone Two Part Commerical Block building is located at 312 N Main Street in Galena, Illinois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Illinois

date approved: 5/18/2019

last visited: never

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