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Freestanding Columns
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Freestanding columns are sometimes purposeful and aesthetic, at others, remnants of what was, a surviving testament to something larger and at times, grandiose. This category seeks to document and record those detached stone sentinels, in every nation and every clime.
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Freestanding Columns"Tranquility Base Here - The Eagle Has Landed" - Garden Grove, CA

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A large sculpture at the Garden Grove Civic Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 1/15/2021

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsMartirio de Juan Cetina y Pedro Dueñas (Alhambra) - Granada, ES

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This Column in memory of the martyrs is in the atrium of the Church of Santa María de la Alhambra.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member razalas

location: Andalucía, Spain

date approved: 12/26/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsElectio Viritim - Warszawa

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[PL] Pomnik Electio Viritim stoi w miejscu, gdzie odbywaly sie elekcje we wsi Wola. [EN] Electio Viritim monument is located in Wola in the area where Polish Kings were elected.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pizero

location: Mazowieckie, Poland

date approved: 12/22/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsFour Dragon Gateway - Chicago, IL

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These columns stand at the entrance to Ping Tom Memorial Park in Chicago's Chinatown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 12/17/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsCapital Columns - Washington, D.C.

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Pillars that were part of the Capital building now reside within the National Arboretum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 11/3/2020

last visited: 7/7/2013

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Freestanding ColumnsColonne de la duchesse d'Angoulême - Angoulême, France

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[EN] This column was erected in 1816 to commemorate the entry of the Duchess of Angoulême into the capital of the Duchy. [FR] Cette colonne a été érigée en 1816 pour commémorer l'entrée de la duchesse d'Angoulême dans la capitale du duché.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 10/28/2020

last visited: 10/9/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsNear to the Fortress - Baiona, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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Column near DEscubrimiento monument

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 10/17/2020

last visited: 10/18/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsColumns on Piazza Sangiorgio - Ponte Tresa, Lombary, Italy

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These five columns stand next to the place in front of the church of Ponte Tresa.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member fi67

location: Lombardia, Italy

date approved: 10/17/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsMariazuil - Maastricht, Netherlands

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A nice Marian column on the Wilhelminasingel roundabout in Maastricht

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Lotty

location: Limburg, Netherlands

date approved: 9/20/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsFox Theater - Los Angeles, CA

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One of the most historic theaters in all of cinema. Many movies have their premiers here.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/26/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsKonrad III Staufer Stela - Rothenburg, Bavaria, Germany

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This stela honors Staufer King Konrad III and is in the Castle Garden of Rothenburg ob der Tauber in Bavaria, Germany

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Lightnin Bug

location: Bayern, Germany

date approved: 8/19/2020

last visited: 10/11/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsCharles V. Gridley Monument Column - Erie, PA

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A freestanding column that was placed as a monument to Capt. Charles V. Gridley in Erie, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/22/2020

last visited: 9/4/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsLa Colonne de Juillet (Parc du Thabor) - Rennes, France

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[EN] A July column was erected in 1835 in memory of two Rennais, Louis Vaneau, polytechnician, and François Papu, surgeon, who died in Paris in 1830 during the Three Glorious Years. [FR] Une colonne de Juillet est élevée en 1835 à la mémoire de deux Rennais, Louis Vaneau, polytechnicien, et François Papu, chirurgien, morts à Paris en 1830 lors des Trois Glorieuses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsVox Populi - New Carrollton, MD

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Located at the entrance to the New Carrollton IRS building across the street from the New Carrolton Metro Station.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Maryland

date approved: 6/23/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsMarian Column / Mariánský sloup - Jicín (East Bohemia)

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Depicted Baroque Marian column crowned by a sandstone statue of Immaculata, decorates the main public space of Jicín historic centre - Wallenstein Square (Valdštejnovo námestí).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 6/5/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsThe Most Holy Trinity column / Sloup Nejsvetejší trojice - Trutnov (East Bohemia)

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Depicted Baroque column crowned by a sandstone sculptural group of the Most Holy Trinity (Nejsvetejší trojice), decorates the main public space of Trutnov - Krakonoš Square (Krakonošovo námestí).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Královéhradecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/27/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsColonnes rostrales élevées sur l'esplanade des Quinconces - Bordeaux, France

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The two columns in the Quinconces squares on the banks of the Garonne. Les deux colonnes sur les places des Quiconces en bord de Garonne.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 12/6/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsMonument élevé à la mémoire des Girondins -Bordeaux, France

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[FR] Le monument aux Girondins est situé sur la place des Quinconces à Bordeaux. [EN] The monument is situated on the Esplanade des Quinconces which itself is built on the site where the imposing Royal Château Trompette used to keep vigil.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: 12/6/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsGlorup Park Familiesøjlen - Ørbæk - Danmark

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Glorup Park: Familiesøjlen 1782....Glorup Park, the family column

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Denmark

date approved: 3/28/2020

last visited: 10/25/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsColonne (Dol-de-Bretagne, Bretagne, France)

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[FR] Colonne située à Dol-de-Bretagne [EN] Column located in Dol-de-Bretagne

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member LeBourguignon

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 2/24/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsGeschichtsdenkmal - Erftstadt-Lechenich, Germany

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DE: Bronzeskulptur von Maria Fernandez auf dem Lechenicher Marktplatz. EN: Bronze sculpture by Maria Fernandez on the marketplace of Lechenich.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Narayan,

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 2/15/2020

last visited: 9/6/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsCorinthian Columns from 1905 Federal Building - Chicago, IL

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These striking Corinthian columns are a remnant from Chicago's 1905 Federal Building, which was demolished in 1965. They are now part of the Cancer Survivor's Garden in Maggie Daley Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsGrant Park Rostral Columns - Chicago, IL

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A pair of rostral columns in Grant Park, downtown Chicago.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member libbykc

location: Illinois

date approved: 1/21/2020

last visited: never

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Freestanding ColumnsRoyal Opera House - Valletta, Malta

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The ruins of the Royal Opera House contain many freestanding columns. The Royal Opera House is located at the south end of Republic Street in Valletta, Malta.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Malta

date approved: 12/23/2019

last visited: 1/9/2020

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Freestanding ColumnsButrint Doric Column - Butrint National Park, Albania

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a freestanding column located near the Venetian Tower in the Butrint National Park, Albania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member oiseau_ca

location: Albania

date approved: 12/5/2019

last visited: 10/26/2019

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