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Satellite Imagery OdditiesHerr's Mill Covered Bridge - Ronks, PA

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This Burr Arch Truss bridge was built by Joseph Elliot & Robert Russell in 1885. It is located off Ronk's Road at Mill Bridge Village, west of Paradise. It is the LAST double-span, double-arch covered bridges left in Pennsylvania.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBucher's Mill Covered Bridge - Stevens, PA

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One of twenty-eight beautiful covered bridges in Lancaster County spanning a local creek and surrounded by Amish farmlands. All of these bridges are of Burr arch truss designs and all have their original planking.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/2/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRed Run Covered Bridge - New Holland, PA

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The Burr-arch truss bridge is the official covered bridge design in Lancaster, Pennsylvania. This now defunct bridge typifies the traditional mid-to-late 19th century covered bridge constructed in many rural areas.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFoxcatcher Farm Covered Bridge - Fair Hill, MD

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An original plank road is featured on this Bowstring (chord type) and Howe Truss Bridge, built between 1850 and 1860 and located on Tawes Drive in the Fairview Hill Natural Resource Management Area in Cecil County, Maryland.

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location: Maryland

date approved: 9/1/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesOld Bridgetown Pike Bridge - Middletown Twp., PA

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Neat old steel bridge spanning the Neshaminy Creek. A newer bridge was added a few years ago turning this into a pedestrian only bridge. There are three stone pylons added to prevent commercial vehicles from crossing the very scenic span.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesRailyard Water Tower - Santa Fe, NM

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The water tower at the Santa Fe Railyard.

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location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesB in Bellarmine - San Jose, CA

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A giant B in the middle of a plaza, it can be seen from the satellites.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCastle House - Santa Clara, CA

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A odd castle facade at a house in Santa Clara.

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location: California

date approved: 8/31/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBonnie's Bridge - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This site is one of twenty-one colonial/revolutionary war era historic sites in Camden County and most definitely the most unique. It was a long, hard fought struggle to have this bridge recognized as having historic value by its 'owner'.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/30/2013

last visited: 3/11/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesKay-Evans Farmhouse - Cherry Hill, NJ

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What was once a working mill and farm and a stop on the Underground Railroad, today, is a vibrant Arts Center. Croft Farm has played an important role in Southern New Jersey for more than 300 years.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesBarclay Farmstead - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Barclay Farmstead is an historical oasis in the heart of Cherry Hill, NJ. There is plenty to do including visiting the museum, various trails, the playground, community garden and experiencing tons and tons of local history.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMerchantville-Pennsauken Water Commission Tower - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This is a newer and at first, a spartan water tower. Originally it had the appeal of a military installation, but recently it was painted. At first it did not show up on Google Earth as it was recently constructed, but as of 2013, it is present.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/29/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMalcolm Wells Office (Original) - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This semi-subterranean building is a typical example of Wells architecture but partially sunk into the ground. The architect, Malcolm Wells is considered the father of underground house movement.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesSan Isidro Church - Agua Fria, NM

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A historic church in New Mexico.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: 3/12/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesMalcolm Wells Office - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Another installment of the Hidden Architecture of Cherry Hill features a home which epitomizes earth homes designed and built by the father of modern earth-sheltered architecture, Malcolm Wells.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/27/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesJ.A. Sweeton Residence - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This article highlight part of Hidden Cherry Hill, NJ. Of the three master architects who have examples of their work in Cherry Hill, the Sweeton House by Frank Lloyd Wright, while relatively unknown in town, has perhaps the greatest notoriety.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGatehouse at Colestown Cemetery - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Colestown Cemetery & its locally familiar stone gatehouse, was constructed in 1858, and was listed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1975. The gatehouse & cemetery is all that remains of the now vanished hamlet of Colestown.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/26/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCountry Lane Covered Bridge - Philadelphia, PA

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Who knew? Tucked away in a small private community is a covered bridge with an asphalt road underneath. Although it is of unusual (contemporary) construction for this ilk, it has a cover and crosses a stream.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWarren G. Harding Middle School - Philadelphia, PA

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This is a very typical Philadelphia School. Built in 1923, the outside is of stone, adorned with huge pillars and scattered relief work. The building is three stories high, insanely long and is still a junior high school.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesFree Quaker Meeting House - Philadelphia, PA

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Crazy as it seems, there was a devout group of Quakers who were prevented from practicing their religion because of their political views during the Revolutionary War. They were forced to establish their own meetinghouse for prayer.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 10/27/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesUnited States Mint - Philadelphia, PA

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The Philly Mint was created for establishing our national identity & creating our own unique commerce with our own currency, independent of all foreign powers. Mid-18th century political literature is rife with the expressed need for a national mint.

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location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: 9/23/2013

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCherry Hill Water Tower (West Side) - Cherry Hill, NJ

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This water tower, although extremely plain, is very identifiable. Way back when, this was our first and only tower, situated in the most busiest part of town. Today, it is one of three and the last in Cherry Hill to be waymarked.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCherry Hill Public Library - Cherry Hill, NJ

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Groundbreaking for our library was in December 2003 on the former Richman's Ice Cream site. (Great ice cream!). The current library building was completed in December 2004 to replace a 1966 structure just northeast of the same location.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesGriffith Morgan House - Pennsauken, NJ

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According to the historical marker at the beginning of the road leading to this historic site, this house was built circa 1693 and is the oldest home in our county of Camden.

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location: New Jersey

date approved: 8/23/2013

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesCarreg Cennen Castle - Satellite Oddity - Trapp, Wales. Great Britain

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Carreg Cennen - For century's as you approach the Castle ruin, high on a limestone crag you would be looking up. Now you can view the Castle without the steep climb, on Google Earth. Located near Trapp, Carmarthenshire, South Wales.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: South Wales, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/21/2013

last visited: 2/8/2013

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