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Community Commemoration
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Description:
Centennial markers, Bicentennial markers and Anniversary markers are out there celebrating a town, city, state or country's founding anniversary. Markers can be found throughout the world and can be marked here.
Expanded Description:

The United States of America was founded on July 4, 1776. The years following has seen annual celebrations of this anniversary. In the Centennial Year of 1976, many celebratory parks, monuments and other points of interest commemorating the anniversary. The markers of America’s founding can be marked in the Spirit of 76 category. This category is to mark the other marks of civilized establishment.

Towns, City, States, Territories and Countries all over the world celebrate significant anniversaries such as their Centennial, Bicentennial and other years of significance celebrated by the respective community.

Each waymark should be for a single marker. Some communities may have a multiple anniversary markers within a park, each will be considered separate waymarks.

At the end of the name of the waymark, you MUST include the City and State.

Example: Centennial Marker - Founders Park - Anytown, YourState

To post a new waymark please include:

  • Coordinates
  • Long Description: Write at least a paragraph including any history of area or annual celebrations of the location. Entice people to visit the waymark. Include the text of any markers on the subject. (It is unnecessary to include text that indicates the sponsors of the memorial or park, ex, corporations or individuals simply providing funding for the site.)
  • Address or location (Include the title of the location: ex. on courthouse, city hall, park, etc.)
  • An Artistic overview picture of area
  • Close up picture(s) of any markers with text (Not necessary to include pictures of sponsors.)
  • Subject celebrated by the waymark (Town, City, County, State, Territory, Country)
  • Anniversary celebrated
  • Date of Founding
  • Date of Commemoration

PLEASE NOTE: This is for Communities, States, Nations, etc. If you are waymarking any type of organization, company or person, please use the Commercial Commemorations category.


Instructions for Posting a Community Commemoration Waymark:

Be sure to write at least a paragraph in the Long Description. Include history of area or annual celebrations of the location. Convince people to want to visit your waymark. Include the text of any markers on the subject. (It is unnecessary to include text that indicates the sponsors of the memorial or park, ex, corporations or individuals simply providing funding for the site.) Include as many of the variables as possible within your text.

Remember, a minimum of two photographs are required. At least one panoramic overview of the site and one of the actual marker. If there is text, a close-up of the text is also required.

Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
  • Artistic Photograph of Location. Make it from a new angle to show something new. Pictures can include interaction, as that is encouraged, but should be done so with the thought of inspiring further visitation of the area. No GPSr Pictures, unless there is something significant to show about the coordinates.
  • In your description, tell us something new you learned about the area and your impressions of the waymark.
Category Settings:
  • Waymarks can be added to this category
  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
  • Category is visible in the directory
Variables:
  • Subject
  • Commemoration
  • Date of Founding
  • Date of Commemoration
  • Address
  • Overview Photograph
  • Detail Photograph
  • Web site if available
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Image for Inauguration Abbaye aux Dames - Saintes, Franceview gallery

NWNW35.2 km

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Community CommemorationInauguration Abbaye aux Dames - Saintes, France

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A plaque under the entrance porch of the abbey. Une plaque sous le porche d'entrée de l abbaye.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 12/21/2019

last visited: never

Image for 400 ans de la Fondation du Quebec - 19/07/2008 - Brouage, Nouvelle Aquitaine, Franceview gallery

NWNW70.8 km

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Community Commemoration400 ans de la Fondation du Quebec - 19/07/2008 - Brouage, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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In the Fortress of Brouage. Dans la forteresse de Brouage.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 7/22/2019

last visited: 10/28/2019

Image for Thomas Jefferson - Amitié Franco Américaine - Bordeaux - Franceview gallery

SS76.9 km

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Community CommemorationThomas Jefferson - Amitié Franco Américaine - Bordeaux - France

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A plaque on the wall of the house on the quayside. Une plaque sur le mur de la maison du coté des quais.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

Image for 200 ans dissolution de la commune Merlande les Andrivaux - Chancelade,Frview gallery

SESE81 km

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Community Commemoration200 ans dissolution de la commune Merlande les Andrivaux - Chancelade,Fr

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dissolution de la commune de 'Merlande et les Andrivaux'.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 5/11/2015

last visited: 5/11/2015

Image for Appel General de Gaulle - Chatelaillon, Nouvelle Aquitaine, Franceview gallery

NWNW87.1 km

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Community CommemorationAppel General de Gaulle - Chatelaillon, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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in the park between the beach and the casino. dans le parc entre la plage et le casino.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 8/17/2019

last visited: 11/30/2019

Image for Jumelage Molina de Aragon - Vouillé, Nouvelle Aquitaine, Franceview gallery

NN88.4 km

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Community CommemorationJumelage Molina de Aragon - Vouillé, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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In the town center. Dans le centre ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 11/4/2019

last visited: 1/17/2020

Image for Centenaire de la ville d'Arcachon, Arcachon, Aquitaine, Franceview gallery

SWSW117.2 km

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Community CommemorationCentenaire de la ville d'Arcachon, Arcachon, Aquitaine, France

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Plaque commémorative du centenaire de la ville d'Arcachon. Plaque commemorating the centenary of the town of Arcachon

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 3/7/2016

last visited: 3/8/2016

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