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Civil Rights MemorialsElias and Elizabeth Thomas House - Portland, ME

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This is the seventh of the sixteen underground railroad markers arrayed throughout downtown Portland. They constitute a walking trail which leads from marker to marker through the series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsEastman Barbershop - Portland, ME

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This is one of the final ones of the sixteen underground railroad markers arrayed throughout downtown Portland. They constitute a walking trail which leads from marker to marker through the series.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Maine

date approved: 7/2/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsFranklin Street Wharf Landing Site - Portland, ME

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Franklin Street Wharf Landing Site, a stop on the underground railroad, is commemorated by historic marker on Franklin and Thames Streets opposite the Maine State Pier. It is the first stop on the Portland Freedom Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Maine

date approved: 6/27/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsDred and Harriet Scott Statue - St Louis MO

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Statue of Dred and Harriet Scott outside the Jefferson Expansion Musuem and Old Court House where they filed suit.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/17/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsColonel Charles Young House - Wilberforce OH

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Colonel Charles Young was a career US Army officer who was born into slavery in 1864

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Ohio

date approved: 6/4/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsIda Wells-Barnett - The Extra Mile - Washington, DC

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Memorial for Ida Wells-Barnett recognizing her early work in the civil rights and woman's suffrage movements. Memorial is located along the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway in Downtown Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsJane Addams - The Extra Mile - Washington, DC

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Memorial for Jane Addams recognizing her early work with the poor and leader in the women’s suffrage and pacifist movements. Memorial is located along the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway in Downtown Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/2/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsBurial Locations of Underground Railroad Participants - Woodlawn Cemetery, Elmira, NY

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Elmira was active in the Underground Railroad to Canada. Woodlawn Cemetery has a monument to those active in this endeavor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsDorothea Dix - The Extra Mile - Washington, DC

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Memorial for Dorothea Dix recognizing her early work with the mentally ill. Memorial is located along the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway in Downtown Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsSusan B. Anthony - The Extra Mile - Washington, DC

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Memorial for Susan B Anthony recognizing her work on the woman's suffrage movement. Memorial is located along the Points of Light Volunteer Pathway in Downtown Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 6/1/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsKu Klux Klan Riot Monument - Lilly, PA

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Commemorates the day in 1924 that the people of Lilly kicked out the Klan.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member nomadwillie

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/28/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsNelson Mandela statue (Sandton, South Africa)

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This 6m statue in Sandton is a tribute to anti-apartheid revolutionary Nelson Mandela.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ThePacman

location: Gauteng, South Africa

date approved: 5/10/2015

last visited: 3/22/2015

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Civil Rights MemorialsLandes-Generalstreik 1918 - Olten, SO, Switzerland

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A monument in Olten for the national strike of 1918.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Espace Mittelland (BE/SO), Switzerland

date approved: 5/5/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsPomník delnických demonstrací - Brno, Czech Republic

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Pomník pripomínající delnické demonstrace za predmnichovské Ceskoslovenské republiky

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravsky kraj, Czech Republic

date approved: 4/22/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsConnecticut Honors Prudence Crandal ~ Elk Falls, KS

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A State of Connecticut marker in Kansas to honor the women who defied and opened the first black school in New England

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsPrudence Crandall ~ Elk Falls, KS

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"On May 24, 1833, the Connecticut legislature passed the "Black Law", which prohibited a school with African American students from outside the state without the town's permission" ~ Wikipedia

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Kansas

date approved: 3/12/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsWomen's Suffrage Tree -- Sessions House, Hamilton BM

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A Bermuda Cedar tree stands as a memorial to the enfranchisement of women on this island territory.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Bermuda

date approved: 3/2/2015

last visited: 2/19/2015

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Civil Rights MemorialsRothschild Francis Statue - Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas, US Virgin Islands

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The statue of Rothschild Francis is erected across the street from the Alvaro de Lugo Post Office in Old Charlotte Amalie, St. Thomas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: US Virgin Islands

date approved: 2/28/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsCentenary of Women's Suffrage - Queenstown, Otago, New Zealand

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At the entrance to the Queenstown Gardens a plaque and a camellia commemorate the Centenary of Women's suffrage in New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 1/29/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsReverend Arthur L. Hardge - University of Rhode Island Main Campus - South Kingstown, RI

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This statue and plaque for Reverend Arthur L. Hardge who was a leader of Civil Rights Movement, was jailed in Florida for not leaving a restaurant reserved for whites only, and was the first black man in Rhode Island to lead a state agency.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/19/2015

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsThe Remarkable Margaret Brent - Alexandria, VA

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One of many historical markers in Jones Point Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsMistress Margaret Brent - Alexandria, VA

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A small memorial dedicated to a women who fought back on discrimination.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/31/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsRalph L. Carr - Denver, CO

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Memorial to Colorado Governor Ralph L. Carr, who spoke out for Japanese Americans during WWII at the cost of his political career.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Colorado

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsEducation in 1800's Rural Virginia - Appomattox, VA

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A plaque that explains the ratification of the 13th amendment to the U.S. Constitution, one of three added after the Civil War.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 12/30/2014

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsClarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton - Boston, MA

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A plaque honoring teacher, nurse, women's rights advocate, and founder of the American Red Cross, Clarissa "Clara" Harlowe Barton, is located on a wall in Nurses Hall in the Massachusetts State House at 24 Beacon Street, Boston, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 12/23/2014

last visited: 6/29/2010

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