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You see them everywhere - on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks - signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss.
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Signs of HistoryWood’s Brigade Plaque - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This plaques to Wood’s Brigade is located on the Poe Road near tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Beaver's Dam - Polson, MT

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About 1½ miles south of Polson on the east side of Highway is a roadside viewpoint with some informational signs. This is one, telling of a Salish creation story related to what one sees at the viewpoint.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBattery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This plaques to Battery C, 1st Ohio Light Artillery is located on the Poe Road near tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action on September 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: 3/2/2011

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Signs of HistorySomers, MT

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At the south trailhead of Sonny Boon Memorial Trail AKA the Great Northern Historical Trail one will find this sign outlining the early days of the town of Somers, MT.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Idaho

date approved: 7/22/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCapistrano Home Like Mission at Old Town - San Juan Capistrano, CA

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A plaque is in dier need of renovation at a fountain in a small shopping center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBrannan’s Division Plaque - Chickamauga National Military Park

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This plaques to Brannan’s Division is located on the Poe Road near tour stop 3, Chickamauga National Battlefield. The plaque describes the action at 11:00 a.m. on September 20, 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lat34North

location: Georgia

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: 3/2/2011

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Signs of HistoryCamp Castle, Banff National Park, Alberta

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The memorial is located on the north side of the Bow Valley Parkway, highway 1A.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 7/21/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFormer Montmorenci Methodist Church - Montmorenci, IN

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The Montmorenci Cemetery Chapel was built in 1872, as the Montmorenci Methodist Church. It stands in front of the Montmorenci Cemetery.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kc9pdy

location: Indiana

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWashoe Park Fish Hatchery - Anaconda, MT

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Montana's first and oldest state run fish hatchery was built in Washoe Park in 1907 and continues in operation to this day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/18/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLumber, Concrete and Hundreds of Men - Thompson Falls, MT

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The third deals with the construction of the project and the housing required fro workers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWilliamsburg - Richmond, VA

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This is one of a few historical markers at the elevators for the airport parking garage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJamestown - Richmond, VA

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This is one of a few historical markers at the elevators for the airport parking garage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryWelcome to Historic St. John's Church - Richmond, VA

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A plaque located at in the grounds of St. John's Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryGenerating Power - Thompson Falls, MT

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The second deals with the production of power at the dam project.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryDamming the River - Thompson Falls, MT

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At the Thompson Falls Dam are a trio of plaques outlining various aspects of the construction, which began in 1911. The first deals with the actual construction of the dam.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBridging the River - Thompson Falls, MT

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1911 was this bridge's birth year and 2010, 99 years later, was the year of its rebirth. According to Morrison-Maierle, Inc., engineers for the rehabilitation, this is the last Parker-Pratt Deck Truss bridge remaining in Montana.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySt. John's Church - Richmond, VA

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A plaque located at in the grounds of St. John's Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/17/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryNelson Opera House - Nelson, BC

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The majority of the pretty utility boxes in Nelson deal with the city's history, and in particular its historic buildings. This box tells us about Nelson's first opera house.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryNelson Hydro I - Nelson, BC

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This is the first of three Hydro utility boxes which deal with the history of Nelson Hydro, the city owned and operated hydro facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/15/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryNelson Hydro History III - Nelson, BC

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This is the third of three Hydro utility boxes which deal with the history of Nelson Hydro, the city owned and operated hydro facility.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Redlands Liberty Pole - Redlands, CA

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The Redlands Liberty Pole.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member RuzNuz

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMilitary Schoolhouse - San Francisco, CA

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Alcatraz' schoolhouse was built in 1917.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLabor in Anaconda, MT - 1880 to 1920

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Anaconda Stack State Park is on the far eastern edge of the city of Anaconda, an extension of Fourth Street East.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: Montana

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMadden Hotel - Nelson, BC

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This is another of the utility boxes in Nelson which deal with the city's history, and in particular its historic buildings. This box tells us about the Madden Hotel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BK-Hunters

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOld City Hall - Vacaville, CA

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A plaque for old city hall in Vacaville, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 7/14/2014

last visited: never

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