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Human ErrorHalvt begravet brandhane - Odense, Denmark

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Halvt begravet brandhane i fortovet på Østre stationsvej i Odense. Brandhanen er begravet så dybt i vejbelægningen, at det vil være umuligt at tilslutte en brandslange til brandhanen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Klabautermanden

location: Denmark

date approved: 7/23/2021

last visited: never

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Human ErrorJohn 3:16 & John 14:9 - NIV - near Beaufort, MO

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The second quote is from the NIV bible John 14:19 ... but the engraver missed and put down John 14:9

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 6/17/2021

last visited: never

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Human ErrorFehlender Buchstabe "C" seit über 100 Jahren - Hamburg, Deutschland

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Seit dem Bau der U-Bahnhaltestelle "Hudtwalckerstrasse" 1914 fehlt über beiden Eingängen im Schriftzug jeweils der Buchstabe "C".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Windschattenwanderer

location: Hamburg, Germany

date approved: 6/12/2021

last visited: never

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Human ErrorYou Are NOT Here - Atlantic City, NJ

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A You are Here map that is incorrectly showing you on the other side of the bay, a few miles away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: New Jersey

date approved: 6/8/2021

last visited: 6/8/2021

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Human ErrorSt. Michael's By-The-Sea - Carlsbad, CA

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A historical marker in downtown Carlsbad, California. The plaque says "airconditioning" when it meant "air conditioning".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 5/23/2021

last visited: 5/23/2021

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Human Error"A Quater of a Mile to the North" - Sweetwater, TX

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The Southwell Company in San Antonio produced Texas Historical Markers for over six decades before closing down in 2019. They did an outstanding job, but occasionally, a typo slipped by. Here's one, at the I-20 service road and Avenger Field Rd.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/29/2021

last visited: never

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Human ErrorLevel crossing sign without railroad - Turku, Finland

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Pölö tasoristeysmerkki paikalla jossa ei ole tasoristeystä edes monen kilometrin päässä. A railroad level crossing sign where there is no railroad crossing even many kilometers away.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Smurffaaja

location: Finland

date approved: 3/31/2021

last visited: 4/25/2021

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rare roundabout

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 11/23/2020

last visited: 11/23/2020

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Human ErrorTuikabelbrug Godsheide, Hasselt, Belgium

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Tuikabelbrug Godsheide, Hasselt, Belgium

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member TeamYakara

location: Limburg, Belgium

date approved: 6/9/2020

last visited: never

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Human Error"Eufate" Island - A.L. Scoggin, Jr. - Fairview Cemetery - Gainesville, TX

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A cenotaph for First Lieutenant A.L. Scoggin, Jr. in historic Fairview Cemetery, Gainesville, TX, notes that he was a dive bomber pilot who was lost off Efate Island in the New Hebrides, but the inscriber got the name of the island wrong.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 3/23/2020

last visited: never

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Human ErrorHaileah-Miami Springs Vertical Lift Bridge - Hialeah, Florida, USA

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Incorrect spelling of the title on a historical bridge marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR

location: Florida

date approved: 3/6/2020

last visited: 7/2/2020

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Human Error2019 Fire at Notre-Dame de Paris - Paris, France

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A carefully organized renovation of Notre-Dame's spire, roof and stonework that included a 3-times-a-day fire warden inspection erupted into fire at 1820 CEST on April 15, 2019.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Outspoken1

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 3/6/2020

last visited: 6/8/2021

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Human ErrorErreur de sens - Parking Place Martial Sicard - Forcalquier, France

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La sortie du parking avec des panneaux à l'envers / The exit from the parking lot with signs upside down

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

location: Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur, France

date approved: 2/9/2020

last visited: 12/30/2020

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Human ErrorClocher de l'Eglise Notre Dame - Chalandray, Nouvelle Aquitaine, France

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[FR] Le clocher de l'Eglise Notre-Dame en plein centre du village de Chalandray résulte de l'erreur d'un architecte. [EN] The bell tower of Notre-Dame Church the center of the village of Chalandray results from an architect's error.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Bono2333

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 2/9/2020

last visited: 2/11/2020

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Human Error"Wief" of William Brown - Victor Cemetery - Victor, TX

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The headstone marking the final resting place of Elizabeth Brown in Victor Cemetery indicates that she was the "wief" of William Brown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 1/24/2020

last visited: never

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Human ErrorAn Infantry Solider - Grant's Canal - Delta, Louisiana

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This marker at Grant's Canal has a spelling error

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Max and 99

location: Louisiana

date approved: 12/6/2019

last visited: 12/18/2019

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Human Error"Guerilla" for Civil War Confederate - Richmond, MO

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Historic marker pointing to his grave site....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 11/29/2019

last visited: never

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Human Error"Regisitered" - Leon, Oklahoma Historical Marker - Leon, OK

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A beautiful black, marble slab stands in front of the Leon Cemetery, providing a few bits about this small community in the Red River Valley, but they missed a few things by not proofreading.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 11/29/2019

last visited: never

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Human ErrorThe "Phillipine" Islands - Lt. Colonel William E. Dyess - Albany Cemetery - Albany, TX

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Practically all of us make a mistake when spelling "Philippines", and the sculptor got it wrong twice on the monument marking the final resting place of World War II hero, Lt. Colonel William E. Dyess.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/30/2019

last visited: never

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Human Error"Eagele Eye Cemetary" - Aguila, Arizona

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The name of the Eagle Eye Cemetery seems to have taken on a new spelling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T2D

location: Arizona

date approved: 6/11/2019

last visited: never

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Human ErrorWorld War I Memorial - Ellenton, Florida, USA

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Human error on World War I memorial.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR

location: Florida

date approved: 6/5/2019

last visited: 5/31/2019

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Human ErrorBad chronology - Viaduc saint georges le gaultier - France

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Construire une viaduc au plus mauvais moment de l'histoire de France et ne plus jamais avoir de budget pour le finaliser. Build a viaduct at the worst moment in the history of France and never have a budget to finalize it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 5/3/2019

last visited: never

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Human ErrorAccidental Apostrophe - The Florida Cracker Plaque - The Villages, Florida

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An accidental apostrophe turned a plural into a possessive mistake. The word should be "explorers" not "explorer's" in the last sentence of the first paragraph on an informational bronze plaque.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Florida

date approved: 2/16/2019

last visited: 4/2/2019

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Human ErrorMailly-le-Camp not Mailly Camp - Scituate, Rhode Island USA

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A boulder monument honoring Grover Walker can be found at the junction of Chopmist Hill and Rockland Roads in Scituate, Rhode Island. Mr. Walker died during the first World War in France. His place of death is called Mailly-le-Camp, not Mailly Camp.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 2/2/2019

last visited: never

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Human ErrorAnthony Silva...or Anthony Silba - Woonsocket, Rhode Island USA

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Unfortunately, the last name listed alphabetically on this Vietnam War Memorial was engraved incorrectly. The attempted fix does not set the record straight. There is no indication of the soldier's true name: Anthony Silva...or Anthony Silba?

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member 401Photos

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 1/25/2019

last visited: never

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