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UK Historical MarkersAntonine Wall Rough Castle - Falkirk, Scotland

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The Antonine Wall was built nearly 2,000 years ago in the year 142. It is a stone and turf fortification built by the Romans across what is now the Central Belt of Scotland and represents the northernmost frontier barrier of the Roman Empire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Southern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/5/2014

last visited: never

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Historic Hand Operated Sluice Gates Sluice Gate - Ratiborice, Czech Republic

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Sluice Gate beside Rudr's Mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Kralovehradecky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 9/5/2014

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersBrick Streets in Granger

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This subject marker stands on a post in front of a vacant lot next to the Granger National Bank on Davilla Street in Granger.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuesterMark

location: Texas

date approved: 9/5/2014

last visited: 6/29/2014

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Commercial CommemorationsPandosy Mission Sesquicentennial - Kelowna, BC

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This sculpture was commissioned by the Okanagan Historical Society to commemorate the 150th Anniversary of the Father Pandosy Mission. It depicts Father Pandosy in his flowing robe, scurrying across the mission grounds...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryDun Beag - Struan, Scotland

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Dun Beag is an Iron Age broch (a drystone hollow-walled structure) located near the village of Struan on the west coast of the Isle of Skye in Scotland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Nevada Historical MarkersNevada Historic Trails - US 95 rest area nr NV SH 163

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A historic trails map with information about each trail at the new Nevada rest area on US 95 south of Cal Nev Ari NV

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Nevada

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: 8/5/2014

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South Carolina Historical MarkersLong Cane Cemetery - Abbeville, SC

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Historic cemetery located in Abbeville, SC. The first recorded interment is dated 1776. This is the final resting place for veterans of "EIGHT WARS" (2011)- from the American Revolution to present.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Commercial CommemorationsD-Day - 65 Years - Ouistreham, France

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An anniversary of the largest seaborne invasion in history.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Basse-Normandie, France

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBlacksmith Shop - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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The blacksmith shop at Pandosy Mission was originally built some miles away, in the Joe Riche District. Built around 1900, it was moved here by the Okanagan Historical Society in order to preserve it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBrothers' House - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This little log house, built in 1865, would have been the first actual residence built at the mission, as the brothers had previously lived in the upper floor of the mission's chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Joseph Christien House - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This house first belonged to a former Hudson's Bay fur trader, Dave McDougal, then to the first farmer and settler in the Kelowna area, Joseph Christien.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJoseph Christien Home - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This is a second history sign at the Christien Home, the previous being mounted on a wall of the porch, this one freestanding at a corner of the porch.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/4/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryImmaculate Conception Mission - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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Mounted on a large boulder inside the entrance of Father Pandosy Mission, this sign recalls the founding and history of the oldest Catholic Mission in the British Columbia Interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Oblates - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This sign inside the entrance of Father Pandosy Mission explains who the Oblates, the group which created the mission, were. Missionaries, they settled in the Kelowna area to minister to the natives and settlers of a large area in the BC interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMission Barn - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This large log barn may have been the first one build in the Kelowna area, though that is not certain. The Oblate Fathers built then used the barn until at least the 1890s, when the mission headquarters was moved to Kamloops.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryRoot House - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This little building was the Fathers' cold storage building at Pandosy Mission, used to store food and keep it cool, allowing storage of fruit and vegetables for the long, cold winter ahead. It was conveniently built right beside the chapel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySite History - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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Inside the entrance of Father Pandosy Mission, this sign describes the creation and history of the oldest Catholic Mission in the British Columbia Interior.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMcDougall House - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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The McDougall House is another building from the 1860s that has been moved to Pandosy Mission. It was once the home of a former Hudson's Bay Company fur trader.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Chapel - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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This little log chapel, built by the Oblates of Mary Immaculate, was the first building to go up at Pandosy Mission. It was the first Roman Catholic church in the BC interior. It was restored in 1954, 96 years after its construction in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Montana Historical MarkersThe Lewis and Clark Bridge - Wolf Point (Montana) USA

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a historical sign placed near an abandoned truss bridge located on state highway 13 in the town of Wolf Point (Montana) USA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Montana

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCaretaker's Quarters - Pandosy Mission - Kelowna, BC

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Not original to the site of Pandosy Mission, this 1900 log house has been moved twice, the second time to its place here at the mission.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEllison School and the Community - Kelowna, BC

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This is the first history sign erected at the school, prior to the school's centennial in 2012. The building was operated as a school from 1912 until 1996. In 2001 it was repurposed and reopened as the Ellison Heritage School Community Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of History1912 Ellison School - Kelowna, BC

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In 2012 this one time schoolhouse celebrated its centennial with a celebration and this spiffy new bronze plaque. The school remained open as a school until 1996. In 2001 it was repurposed and reopened as the Ellison Heritage School Community Centre.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Presbytère de St-Damien-Bedford-Québec,Canada

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A red bricks building!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Église St-Damien-Bedford-Québec,Canada

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Une belle église! A nice church!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Quebec, Canada

date approved: 9/3/2014

last visited: never

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