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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: 10/2/2016

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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: 9/22/2016

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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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ObelisksThe Battle of Oriskany - Oriskany, NY

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Monument dedicated to the victorious American Forces at the Battle of Oriskany in 1777.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: New York

date approved: 9/10/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksBloody Brook Monument - South Deerfield, MA

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The 25' high Bloody Brook Monument features a 15' high obelisk. It is located on North Main Street in South Deerfield, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 9/9/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksCivil War Memorial - Danby, NY

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This monument lists soldiers killed, when they died, how old they were.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksMorse Family Obelisk - Clementsport, NS

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One of the oldest churches in Nova Scotia, construction on Old St. Edward’s was begun in the early 1790s and was completed around 1795. Church and cemetery, begun in 1796, have been designated a Provincial Heritage Property.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Nova Scotia, Canada

date approved: 8/26/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksObelisk, Friars Street - Ipswich, Suffolk

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A polished granite obelisk on the pavement between Unitarian Meeting House and Willis Building, Friars Street, Ipswich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksNewtown Battlefield Monument - Elmira, NY

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"A stone monument was dedicated at the top of the hill on August 29, 1879, the centennial of the Battle of Newtown. The present granite monument was erected in 1912. "

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 8/19/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksHallgrímur Pétursson Monument - Reykjavik, Iceland

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This obelisk monument to Hallgrímur Pétursson is located to the left of the entrance to the Domkirkjan I. Reykjavik (Reykjavik Cathedral) in downtown Reykjavik, Iceland.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: Iceland

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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ObelisksObelisk en/in Saint-Sulpice - Paris, France

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Cet obélisque, situé dans l'église Saint-Sulpice, est en vedette dans The Da Vinci Code. // This obelisk, located in Saint Sulpice Church, is featured in The Da Vinci Code.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 8/11/2015

last visited: never

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