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ObelisksCemetery Monument of Falkner Family - Oxford, MS

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The couple on this obelisk is the grandparents of reknown author William Faulkner, born William Cuthbert Falkner

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Mississippi

date approved: 1/5/2016

last visited: never

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ObelisksHMS Powerful Obelisk - Victoria Park - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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This monument in Victoria Park, Portsmouth is to the memory of those who fell at Ladysmith and elsewhere in South Africa who were members of HMS 'Powerful'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksHMS Royal Sovereign Obelisk - Victoria Park - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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Granite obelisk to HMS Royal Sovereign in Victoria Park, Portsmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksHMS Victoria Obelisk - Victoria Park - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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Granite obelisk to HMS Victoria, in Victoria Park Portsmouth, which sank from a collision with the Campordown off the coast of Tripoli.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksHMS Active Obelisk - Victoria Park - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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Granite obelisk to HMS Active, Kaffir Wars (1779-1878) & Zulu Wars (1879), in Victoria Park, Portsmouth.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksHMS "Shah" Obelisk - Victoria Park - Portsmouth, Hampshire

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A granite 4 sided obelisk on base set on sandstone plinth. Victoria Park, Portsmouth

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Southern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 12/8/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksCivil War Monument - Belfast, ME

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This stone obelisk in front of the Belfast City Hall is the city's Civil War monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: Maine

date approved: 11/28/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksGeorge J Mills Obelisk - Church Plain, Great Yarmouth, UK

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The obelisk is situated in the churchyard of Great Yarmouth Minster and is a monument to George J Mills. The obelisk is to be found about 50 metres north east of the Minster.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksObelisk, Newcastle, NSW, Australia

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Situated on 'The Hill' of central Newcastle is an iconic obelisk I would estimate at being at least 6m tall. This was built in 1850 to aid in maritime navigation after a windmill on this site was demolished in 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Grahame Cookie

location: New South Wales, Australia

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksFunerary Monument for Duke Henri I de Longueville - Paris, France

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This monument and obelisk is located at the Louvre Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/22/2015

last visited: 10/16/2011

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ObelisksHaskell Family Obelisk - Oak Hill Cemetery - Lawrence, Ks.

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This impressive 15' obelisk marks the final resting place of John G. Haskell - State architect of Kansas and the designer of portions of the Kansas State Capitol along with many other state buildings in the late 19th and early 20th centuries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Kansas

date approved: 11/17/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksDeCottes Family Obelisk - Jacksonville, FL

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The DeCottes Family obelisk is located in the historic Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksBryan Family Obelisk - Jacksonville, FL

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The Bryan Family obelisk is located in the historic Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksObelisk - Belton, Lincolnshire

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A Grade II listed stone obelisk at the roadside in the historic village of Belton in Lincolnshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member MeerRescue

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksDavis Family Obelisk - Jacksonville, FL

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The Davis Family obelisk is located in the historic Evergreen Cemetery in Jacksonville, Florida, USA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Florida

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksMonument aux Morts - Lauterbourg, France

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Obelisk in the historic city center of Lauterbourg near the church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DieCacherGirls

location: Alsace, France

date approved: 11/9/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksMemorial to Ferreira d’Almeida - Faro, Portugal

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This obelisk is dedicated to the diplomat Ferreira d'Almeida who was born in Faro in 1847.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Faro, Portugal

date approved: 11/4/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksHamilton B Dickson Memorial - Wharton, TX

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This 18-foot granite obelisk, located on the grounds of the Wharton County Courthouse, Texas (USA), was erected in honor of Hamilton B. Dickson -- a late 19th century Sheriff ambushed and killed in the line of duty.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Raven

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: 1/1/2012

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ObelisksVirgil D. Cranford - Belcherville Cemetery - Belcherville, TX

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A white marble obelisk marks the grave of Confederate veteran, Virgil D. Cranford, in Belcherville Cemetery, virtually all that remains of the ghost town of Belcherville, TX.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksMacuteo Obelisk - Rome, Italy

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The Macuteo Obelisk is 20.8 feet tall (47.6 feet with base), covered in hieroglyphics, and now stands in front of the Pantheon.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member RakeInTheCache

location: Lazio, Italy

date approved: 10/7/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksPoint Leander Obelisk - Port Denison, Western Australia

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A navigation obelisk in a fishing town

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Western Australia, Australia

date approved: 10/1/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksChillianwallah Memorial - Royal Hospital Gardens, Chelsea Embankment, London, UK

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The Chillianwallah Memorial commemorates the 1849 battle of that name during the Second Sikh War. The granite obelisk was unveiled in 1853 to commemorate the 251 lives that were lost. The monument's architect was C R Cokerell.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 9/20/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksEarle Monuments - Adairsville, GA

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A pair of obelisks, which are a husband and wife buried side-by-side; and as such both should remain together.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/13/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksCasey Monument - Adairsville, GA

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Another single obelisk in this cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/13/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksVeach Monument - Adairsville, GA

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One of 4 obelisks in this old cemetery

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Georgia

date approved: 9/13/2015

last visited: never

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