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Civil Rights MemorialsMaryland's Eastern Shore Hundreds of Enslaved and Free Black Men Enlisted - Denton, MD

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Although isolated from Maryland's largest population centers, the Eastern Shore was important to the state's role in the Civil War and exemplified the citizens' divided loyalties.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/6/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsRevolution or Fraud? Emancipation in Caroline County - Denton, MD

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Maryland slaves were not freed by the Emancipation Proclamation of 1863, which excluded states that remained in the Union from its provisions.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/6/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsCaroline Courthouse-In the Shadow of Justice - Denton, MD

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Many facets of 19th century rural life focused on a county’s courthouse. For the enslaved and abolitionists, the square possessed a more sinister purpose.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/6/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsMoses and the Hounds - Denton, MD

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Growing up as a slave near Easton, MD, Moses Viney often heard, “The wild geese come from Canada, where all are free.“

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/6/2022

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Dedicated TreesJohn Wood - Joey the Swan, Wistaston, Cheshire East, UK

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A tree in memory of John Wood located in Joey the Swan, a parkland in Wistaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Civil Rights Memorials“Sailing Away to Freedom”-Gilpin Point - Preston MD

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Gilpin Point sat just upriver from Dr. Anthony C. Thompson’s plantation where Harriet Tubman’s parents lived and where Tubman herself conducted several of her most famous escapes.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/6/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsWebb Cabin-Living Free - Preston, MD

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This cabin is a rare survivor today. James H. and Mary Ann Webb built this one-room house in the 1850s, using materials found in the surrounding landscape.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/5/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsWilliam Still Center-Families Divided & United - Denton, MD

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William Still’s mother Sidney and several of his siblings lived in a cottage on the plantation where they were enslaved.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/6/2022

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Statues of Religious FiguresSt. Paul the Apostle - Catedral da Sé - São Paulo, SP, Brazil

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This colorful statue of St. Paul is in the Catedral da Sé - in São Paulo, São Paulo.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: São Paulo, Brazil

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Statues of Religious FiguresSt. Matthew - Tolland, CT

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A statue of St. Matthew is located on the south side of St. Matthew's Church at 111 Tolland Green Ext. in Tolland, MA

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Dedicated BenchesPatty Fike at Freedom Pointe Place - The Villages, Florida

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A bench dedicated to Patty Fike is on the south side of El Camino Real next to the northwest entrance to Freedom Pointe Place in The Villages, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Florida

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Statues of Historic FiguresGabriel Ança - Aveiro, Portugal

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Statue of a sailor.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Aveiro, Portugal

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsLeverton House-Finding Safe Haven - Preston, MD

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Refugees from slavery came here for temporary sanctuary.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/5/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsThe Underground Railroad-Seed of War - Preston, MD

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The operation of the Underground Railroad to help slaves escape to the free North and Canada, which was supported by Northern anti-slavery societies, was a sharp thorn in the sides of slaveholders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: 10/5/2022

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Dedicated BenchesElsie Walley - Wistaston, Cheshire East, UK

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A bench in memory of Elsie Walley located in Joey the Swan, a parkland in Wistaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Dedicated BenchesFrank and Edna Ballance - Wistaston, Cheshire East, UK

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A bench in memory of Frank and Edna Ballance located in Joey the Swan, a parkland in Wistaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Dedicated BenchesLaurie Twiss - Wistaston, Cheshire East, UK

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A bench in memory of Laurie Twiss located in Joey the Swan, a parkland in Wistaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Dead Poets' Society MemorialsGene Pitney - Rockville in Vernon, CT

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A round plaque honoring musician and songwriter Gene Pitney is located in the lobby of the Town Hall in the Memorial Building at 14 Park Place in the Village of Rockville in Vernon, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Occupational MonumentsSalineiro - Aveiro, Portugal

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Monument that pays homage to the Salineiro (salt harvester)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Aveiro, Portugal

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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Dedicated BenchesStan - Wistaston, Cheshire East, UK

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A bench in memory of Stan located in Joey the Swan, a parkland in Wistaston.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Poole/Freeman

location: North West England, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/5/2022

last visited: never

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ObelisksSoldiers' Memorial Obelisk - Reading, MA

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The Soldiers' Memorial Obelisk is located on the top of Round Hill in Laurel Hill Cemetery, Reading , MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/4/2022

last visited: never

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ObelisksPortlethen War Memorial - Aberdeenshire, Scotland

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War memorial next to the parish church of the Aberdeenshire town of Portlethen, taking the form of a white granite obelisk.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member creg-ny-baa

location: Northern Scotland, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/4/2022

last visited: never

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Rotary International MarkersFlagstaff Hill Walk - Norfolk Island

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Walkway up Flagstaff Hill, Kingston, Norfolk Island

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member endeavour3

location: Norfolk Island

date approved: 10/4/2022

last visited: never

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Civil Rights MemorialsLinchester Mill-Living Dangerously - Preston, MD

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Quakers and free blacks who lived near the mill secretly helped freedom seekers pass through the area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/4/2022

last visited: 10/5/2022

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Civil Rights MemorialsMt. Pleasant Cemetery-Dangerous Rendezvous - Preston MD

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Laws restricted blacks from meeting in groups and a group of slaves gathering in a home or in the woods might arouse suspicion. But they did gather at cemeteries---a rare respite amidst the constant oversight that prevailed in the 19th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/4/2022

last visited: 10/5/2022

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