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Signs of HistoryUnion Arch Bridge - Cabin John, Maryland

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Located on the west side of the bridge is a set of signs about the bridge and surrounding area.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Famous FiresThe Great Fire of 1917 - Herndon, Virginia

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The marker is located on the side of the new Firehouse, the fire had occurred two blocks north.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesCivil War Signaling - Signal Mountain TN

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With flags and torches, signalmen passed the word —When Confederate forces laid siege to Chattanooga in late September 1863, they cut off telegraph lines leading into the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesHistoric Fort Sumter - Fort Sumter Today Charleston's Historic Past - Sullivans Island SC

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Historic Fort Sumter At 4:30 a.m., April 12, 1861, Confederate gunners fired on Fort Sumter and the Civil War began. After 34 hours of non-stop shelling, Sumter's Union garrison surrendered, and on April 14 the Confederates took the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBoats on the Tennessee - Signal Mountain TN

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Civil War supply boats challenged the treacherous narrows here. This vital supply line strengthened the Union army for Maj. Gen. William T. Sherman's advance on Atlanta in the spring of 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Plaque de Pierre de Rigaud - Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec

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Cette plaque a été érigée en hommage à Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil Cavagnal. This plaque was erected in tribute to Pierre de Rigaud, Marquis de Vaudreuil Cavagnal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Histoire du Quebec (Quebec Historical Markers)Église de la Présentation-de-la-Sainte-Vierge - Dorval, Québec

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L'église de la Présentation-de-la-Sainte-Vierge, conçue par l'architected Alphonse Content, et construite entre 1900 et 1901, est située sur l'avenue de l'église, à Dorval.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Remains of SettlementsKoroistenniemi, Turku Finland

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Koroistenniemi was the residence of Bishop of Finland until 1300

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member kuja1a

location: Finland

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindPREMIER - Service des Postes - FIRST - Postal Service - Montréal, Québec

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En 1763 Benjamin Franklin organisa le premier service postal régulier au Canada. In 1763, Benjamin Franklin established the first organized postal service in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2020

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First of its KindPREMIER - Canadien - FIRST - Canadian - Vaudreuil-Dorion, Québec

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Le marquis de Vaudreuil fut le premier Canadien à devenir lieutenant-général et gouverneur de la Nouvelle-France en 1755. The Marquis de Vaudreuil became, in 1755, the first Canadian to be appointed Lieutenant General and Governor of New France.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War Sites1860 Flanking Caponniere - Sullivans Island SC

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On the fort wall you can see the outline of a doorway and traces of two walls that tied into the brick on either side of it. This is all that remains of one of two structures built by the United States in garrison in 1860.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 51219 - Stationsgebouw - Dodewaard

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Het STATIONSGEBOUW heeft een samengestelde plattegrond en bestaat uit twee delen : aan de oostzijde de voormalige wachtkamers evenwijdig aan de spoorlijn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Gelderland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 35880 - Vuurtoren van Urk

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Vuurtoren van Urk - Kust- en oevermarkering - 1844 - J. Valk

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Theodd1

location: Flevoland, Netherlands

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesH.L. Hunley Disappears - Sullivans Island SC

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To break the blockade of Charleston Harbor, the Confederate submarine the H.L. Hunley set out to attack the Union warship Housatonic on the night of February 17, 1864.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesCivil War Armament 1861 - 1865 - Sullivans Island SC

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The row of cannon in front of you dates from the Civil War, when radical advances in technology increased power, range, and accuracy.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: South Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Benjamin FranklinBenjamin Franklin - Montréal, Québec

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En 1763 Benjamin Franklin organisa le premier service postal régulier au Canada. In 1763, Benjamin Franklin established the first organized postal service in Canada.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings207 East Fourth Street - Hermann Historic District - Hermann, MO

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Fourth Street is a combination of commercial buildings and some homes...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings211 East Fourth Street - Hermann Historic District - Hermann, MO

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Fourth Street is a combination of commercial buildings and some homes...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings213 East Fourth Street - Hermann Historic District - Hermann, MO

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Fourth Street is a combination of commercial buildings and seom homes...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesJohn Robert Godley Statue Time Capsule - Christchurch, New Zealand

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This time capsule was placed at the John Robert Godley statue in Cathedral Square in Christchurch, New Zealand, in 2016.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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New Zealand Historic PlacesGodley Statue - Christchurch, New Zealand

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This statue of John Robert Godley is located in Cathedral Square in Christchurch, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/30/2020

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Community CommemorationOklahoma Centennial Bench - Ponca City, OK

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This bench, on the east side of the entrance to the Ponca City Library, celebrates the Centennial of the State of Oklahoma; in Ponca City, Oklahoma.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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New Zealand Historic PlacesBand Rotunda - Christchurch, New Zealand

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The Band Rotunda, also known as the Bandsmen's Memorial Rotunda, is located in the Christchurch Botanic Gardens in Christchurch, New Zealand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: South Island, New Zealand

date approved: 9/30/2020

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesCourthouse Centennial Time Capsule - Hermann, MO

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On the side of the courthouse right where the cornerstone is....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesBattle of Tupelo- Tupelo National Battlefield - Tupelo MS

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In Memory Of The Men Of The Federal And The Confederate Armies who took part in the Battle of Tupelo.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Mississippi

date approved: 9/29/2020

last visited: never

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