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The purpose and goal of this category is to discover, document, and preserve the memory of "Time Balls", "Time Cannons", and "Time Flaps". These now obsolete devices were used in the 19th and early 20th century as public time markers.
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NENE119.7 km

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Time SignalsParachute Jump - Coney Island, NY

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Every New Years Eve, Coney Island residents don't have to travel to Times Square to see a ball drop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/12/2018

last visited: 7/12/2018

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NENE127.1 km

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Time Signals2001 Times Square Ball - New York, NY

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Parts of the Times Square New Years Eve Ball are on display at the National September 11 memorial museum, honoring the victims who lost their lives that day.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2016

last visited: 7/6/2016

Image for Time Ball, Titanic Memorial Lighthouse - New York, NYview gallery

NENE127.5 km

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Time SignalsTime Ball, Titanic Memorial Lighthouse - New York, NY

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The Titanic Memorial Lighthouse is located on the corner of Pearl and Fulton Streets in downtown Manhattan.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: New York

date approved: 11/18/2012

last visited: 8/13/2016

Image for Times Square Ball - New York, NY, USAview gallery

NENE132.1 km

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Time SignalsTimes Square Ball - New York, NY, USA

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The Times Square Ball is a famous time ball used each year to ring in the new year. On New Year's Eve, at 11:59 p.m., the ball begins its descent and millions of voices join to count down the final seconds of the year.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: New York

date approved: 11/20/2012

last visited: 4/26/2019

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NENE132.4 km

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Time SignalsNew Year’s Eve Centennial Ball - Times Square - NYC, NY

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The New Year’s Eve Centennial Ball is on display in the Times Square Museum and Visitor Center. In this case "Centennial" refers to 2007, the 100th anniversary of the Times Square ball drop.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 1/16/2014

last visited: 4/23/2019

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