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Gifts from Other CountriesVirginia's Merci Boxcar - Newport News, VA

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Virginia's Merci Boxcar

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member wilsonjw

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/4/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesCanada Gate - Westminster, London, UK

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Canada Gate was installed in the early years of the 20th century as part of the memorial to Queen Victoria. They form a grand entrance into The Green Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member DougK

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/26/2017

last visited: 6/29/2017

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Gifts from Other CountriesRussian Naval Base Commemorative Busts - Villefranche-sur-Mer, France

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These three bronze statues were donated by the Naval base of St. Petersbourg in Russia to the town of Vilefranch-sur-Mer in 1990 to commemorate the time when there was a Russian Naval Base in the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 8/21/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesMerci Boxcar - Jackson, MS

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The Merci Train boxcar given to the state of Mississippi by the French government in 1949 is located at the old GM&O Depot near the Old Capitol Museum in Jackson MS

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Benchmark Blasterz

location: Mississippi

date approved: 8/16/2017

last visited: 7/24/2017

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Gifts from Other CountriesRed Telephone Box - Alter Markt - Euskirchen, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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Gift from the municipality Basingstoke and Deane in southern England to their partner town Euskirchen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 8/1/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesMahatma Gandhi Statue - Davis, CA

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A statue in Central Park in Davis, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/26/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesStimson Memorial Chapel - Bonn-Plittersdorf, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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President William J. Clinton gave the chapel to the city of Bonn as a gift and symbol of post-war German-American friendship.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/22/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other Countries"Amore per la terra" di Vignola - Witzenhausen, HE, Germany

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"Amore per la terra" - Love to earth is an art object donated to the City of Witzenhausen by her sister city Vignola, Italy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member André de Montbard

location: Hessen, Germany

date approved: 7/17/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesThe Arts of Peace: Music and Harvest - Washington, DC

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One of four statues usually talked about together, because they were all a gift from Italy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/17/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesThe Arts of Peace: Aspiration and Literature - Washington, DC

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One of four statues usually talked about together, because they were all a gift from Italy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/17/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesThe Arts of War: Sacrifice - Arlington Memorial Bridge - Washington, DC

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One of Four Statues, given as a gift from the Italians, and covered in 24K gold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/15/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesThe Arts of War: Valor - Arlington Memorial Bridge - Washington, DC

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One of Four Statues, given as a gift from the Italians, and covered in 24K gold.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 7/15/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesMammutbaumsegment Rheinaue - Bonn, Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

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The tree segment is a present of the United States of America to the citizens of Bonn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member argus1972

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 7/13/2017

last visited: 12/10/2016

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Gifts from Other CountriesCanadian Cross of Sacrifice - Arlington, VA

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Large cross (about 15 feet tall) in Arlington National Cemetery. On the face of the cross is a gold sword. The monument sits by the USS Maine Memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Virginia

date approved: 6/19/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesGeneral Jose de San Martin - Ottawa, ON

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Bust of General Jose de San Martin, a gift from the Embassy of Argentina to the City of Ottawa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/11/2017

last visited: 9/13/2017

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Gifts from Other Countries1814 Treaty of Ghent Rose Garden - Ottawa, ON

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Small Rose Garden in front of the Ottawa City Hall Heritage Building, a gift from the Kingdom of Belgium.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 6/9/2017

last visited: 8/9/2017

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Gifts from Other CountriesEnglish Telephone Box and English Mailbox - Bad Münstereifel, NRW, Germany

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A red, English telephone box and English mailbox in the pedestrian zone are gifts from the city of Ashford in the county of Kent, England, to its sister city of Bad Münstereifel, Germany.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Iris & Harry

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/25/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesPlaque to Giuseppe Garibaldi - La Habana, Cuba

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The plaque to Giuseppe Garibaldi is affixed to the wall at the entrance of the Palacio de los Capitanes Generales in La Habana, Cuba.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cuba

date approved: 3/21/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesStatue of Luís Vaz de Camões - La Habana, Cuba

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The statue of Luís Vaz de Camões is erected on Calle Mercaderes near Calle Obispo in Old Havana, Cuba. It was inaugurated on 24 April 2014.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member denben

location: Cuba

date approved: 3/14/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesCherry Trees - University of Arkansas - Fayetteville AR

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In 2012, five cherry trees were gifted to the University of Arkansas by Japan to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the gift of cherry trees from Tokyo to Washington, D.C. This plaque can be found in front of Ozark Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Where's George

location: Arkansas

date approved: 3/13/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesTelefonhäuschen - Remagen, RLP, Germany

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DE: Geschenk: Telefonhäuschen. EN: Gift: Telephone box.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 2/5/2017

last visited: 7/18/2017

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Gifts from Other CountriesTelephone Box - Bad Ems, Germany/RLP

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Red Telephone box from England.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member ColleIsarco

location: Rheinland-Pfalz, Germany

date approved: 1/31/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesÖsterreich-Denkmal - Holzhausen – Leipzig, Saxony, Germany

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Eines von vier identischen von Österreich geschenkten Denkmälern. One of four identical monuments as a gift from Austria.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member matefreund

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 1/30/2017

last visited: 4/26/2017

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Gifts from Other CountriesSputnik 1 in front of the Russian Embassy - Madrid, Spain

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Full-size replica of the first artificial Earth satellite Sputnik 1 as a gift of Russia to Madrid installed in front of the Russian Embassy in Madrin on June 12, 2008.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member vraatja

location: Comunidad de Madrid, Spain

date approved: 1/24/2017

last visited: never

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Gifts from Other CountriesSimon Bolivar Bust - Bolivar, TN

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It seems Venezuela gave a statue of some sort to each American City named "Bolivar"...see Bolivar, Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Tennessee

date approved: 1/13/2017

last visited: never

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