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Legacy of Medieval Spiritual WarriorsKaple Sv. Judy Tadeáše / St. Jude the Apostle Chapel - Dobrichovice (Central Bohemia)

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Coat of arms of Knights of the Cross with the Red Star, historic owners of Dobrichovice demesne, decorates gable of Baroque St. Jude the Apostle Chapel (kaple Sv. Judy Tadeáše) in Chateau Dobrichovice (zámek Dobrichovice).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Středočeský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEglise à Saint-Maurice-d'Etelan, France

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FR - Construction de l'église au XVe siècle pour remplacer une première église. EN - Construction of the church in the 15th century to replace a first church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEnceinte (restes de l'ancienne) - Sisteron, France

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La Tour de la Médisance (36)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YvesProvence

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

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt Mary Somerset Church Tower - Lambert Hill, London, UK

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St Mary Somerset church has existed since the 12th century. A previous church on the site was destroyed by the Great Fire and was rebuilt by Wren. The body of the church was demolished in 1871 leaving just the tower.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisChâteau d'Ételan - Etelan, France

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FR - Le château d'Ételan est un château du XVe siècle (1494) de style gothique. EN - Château d'Ételan is a 15th century castle (1494) in the Gothic style.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member geotrouvtou59

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 4/4/2020

last visited: 4/4/2010

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisColonnes 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: 4/4/2020

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomJan Hus memorial / Pomník Jana Husa - Roudnice nad Labem (North Bohemia)

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Depicted modern memorial, devoted to one of the key medieval church's reformers and symbol of neverending fight for truth - Jan Hus (John Hus), is located in Roudnice nad Labem' centre in square bearing Hus' name (Husovo námestí / Hus Square).

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dorcadion Team

location: Ústecký kraj, Czechia

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEarly Trails in Montague County - Bowie, TX

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A sign at the World's Largest Bowie Knife in Bowie, TX notes the passage of and provides some background for very significant but lesser known trails -- compared to the Chisholm Trail -- that passed through Montague County in Texas's early days.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Historic Area - Colonial Beach, VA

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At Popes Creek Plantation, George Washington was born into the plantation culture he would know his entire life. Today, no visible vestiges of the plantation remain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFree to Fight Star-Spangled Banner National Historic Trail - Colonial Beach VA

in Signs of History

To weaken the American economy, the British took tobacco and lured the enslaved labor force from plantations along the Potomac River. Physically fit males also provided the British with a valuable source of new recruits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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Belgium Monument RegistersLa potale de l'Ange gardien - Gembloux - Belgique

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[FR] Grande potale érigé à proximité de l'ancienne ferme abbatiale. [EN] Large potale erected near the old abbey farm.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member PaulLassiter

location: Namur, Belgium

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - Known Name - Galena, MO

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The lat public execution took place here in Galena...

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisÉglise Saint-Julien-de-Brioude - Montrol-Sénard, France

in Monuments Historiques Français

[FR] Église romane construite aux XIe et XIIIe siècles sur les bases d'un édifice remontant à l’époque mérovingienne. [EN] Romanesque church built in the 11th and 13th centuries on the foundations of a building dating back to the Merovingian period.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: 1/30/2019

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt Olave's Church Tower - Ironmonger Lane, London, UK

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St Olave's Anglican church existed on this site from the 12th century. The church was rebuilt by Wren following the Great Fire. The church was demolished in 1887 leaving just the tower and west wall that has had modern offices added to it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesWestwall - Horbach - NRW - Germany

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Abschnitt des Westwalls bei Hornbach

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member CADS11

location: Nordrhein-Westfalen, Germany

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: 4/3/2020

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Signs of HistorySouthern Pacific Railroad Superintendent's House - Folsom, CA

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A plaque in front of a historic home.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 4/3/2020

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesBundaberg War Memorial, Barolin St, Bundaberg, QLD, Australia

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Bundaberg War Memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesBurnett Bridge, Quay St East, Bundaberg, QLD, Australia

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A traffic bridge over the Burnett River

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesCommercial Bank Of Sydney, 191-194 Bourbong St, Bundaberg, QLD, Australia

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A former Bundaberg bank

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLand Battle Evidence - Saint Leonard MD

in Signs of History

In 2000, archaeologists at Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum examined three areas, including the hill directly ahead. The research was funded by the National Park Service’s American Battlefield Protection Program.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Chisholm Trail and its Feeder Trails - Bowie, TX

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A sign at the World's Largest Bowie Knife in Bowie, TX notes the passage of the legendary Chisholm Trail through here and into various parts of Montague County, providing a little background.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsSt Alban's Church Tower - Wood Street, London, UK

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St Alban's church, in Wood Street, was built by Christopher Wren. It was bombed during the Second World War and all that remains today is the tower that has been preseved and is now a private residence. The tower is a Grade II* listed building.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Master Mariner

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryKit Carson-Legend of the Old West - Richmond, KY

in Signs of History

Christopher Houston “Kit” Carson Famous old west Figure Was born in Madison County on December 24, 1809

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Kentucky

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRose Hill Cemetery - Hagerstown, MD

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....North and South Reunited For Eternity Some of the Civil War notables buried here in Rose Hill Include:

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRansom of Hagerstown - Hagerstown, MD

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Confederate General John McCausland met with town officials and the directors of the Hagerstown Bank in the court clerk's office to finalize payment of a $20,000 ransom levied in retaliation for Union destruction in the Shenandoah Valley.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/2/2020

last visited: never

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