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Canadian National Historic SitesCNHP - Sir Oliver Mowat 1820-1903 - Toronto, Ontario

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A tribute to Sir Oliver Mowat, Father of Confederation and Premier of Ontario. It is found inside the lobby of 900 Bay Street near the south elevators.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Trail Blaisers

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Maison des compagnons, Saumur, Pays de Loire, France

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In the town center. Dans le centre ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisEglise Saint Pierre - Saumur, Pays de Loire, France

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In the town center. Dans le centre ville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Pays de la Loire, France

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings73 (formerly 71-77) Main Street, Blanchard Block, 1883-84 - Montpelier Historic District - Montpelier, Vermont

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The building is near the southeast corner of State and Main.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Vermont

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsPalace Theater - Cottle County Courthouse Historic District - Paducah, TX

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Spanish Revival style theater is Property 31 on the NRHP District.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsWashita County Jail - New Cordell Courthouse Square Historic District - Cordell, OK

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This former jail was constructed by the WPA and used for many years by the County.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings25 E Plaza - Paris Commercial Historic District - Paris, TX

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Currently vacant, but probably not for long, the two-story building at 25 E Plaza St, Paris, TX, is a contributing structure in the Paris Commercial Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings63 Cedar Lawn Circle - Cedar Lawn Historic District - Galveston, TX

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Of Tudor Style houses: "During the height of the colonial revival period (1910-1940), "this style comprised 25 percent of the suburban houses built," though it isn't a common style among newly built homes." (Peter Pennoyer, Architect)

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersOlive Branch Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker at the Olive Branch Cemetery at the end of Anderson County Rd 437, providing some area history, and noting the service of this cemetery -- still active -- to those who live around Brushy Creek.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/18/2019

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Église Saint-Sépulcre - Abbeville, France

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[FR] L'église Saint-Sépulcre est une collégiale gothique du XIe siècle dans le cœur historique de la vieille ville d'Abbeville. [EN] Saint-Sepulcre Church is an eleventh-century Gothic collegiate church in the historic heart of the old town of Abbeville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: 10/15/2019

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisÉglise Saint-Sépulcre - Abbeville, France

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[FR] L'église Saint-Sépulcre est une collégiale gothique du XIe siècle dans le cœur historique de la vieille ville d'Abbeville. [EN] Saint-Sepulcre Church is an eleventh-century Gothic collegiate church in the historic heart of the old town of Abbeville.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: 10/15/2019

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsBirkenfelds Estate Gates - Portails du Domaine Birkenfelds - Ottawa, Ontario

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These well preserved gates previously graced the 19th century Birkenfelds Estate. Ces portails de la fin du 19e siècle ornaient jadis l'entrée au domaine Birkenfelds.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Weathervane

location: Ontario, Canada

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST Recorded Burial in Judson Cemetery - Cayuga, TX

in First of its Kind

A 1993 Texas Historical Marker at Judson Cemetery notes that the first recorded burial in the cemetery was that of a young boy, Allen W. Barton, way back in 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

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Montana Historical MarkersBig Sky Country , The powder river country

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Historical marker #251 at Broadus stop area

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member gemeloj

location: Montana

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Preserved Architectural Remnants and RuinsThe Acropolis of Lindos - Lindos, Greece

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The ancient Acropolis of Lindos is built on a steep cliff 116 metres, and it constitutes a real balcony overlooking the sea.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB

location: Greece

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings90 Main Street & 27 Langdon Street (formerly 90-98 Main Street), Langdon Block #1 - Montpelier Historic District - Montpelier, Vermont

in NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings

This building is on Main Street, stretching from Langdon Street to State Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member elyob

location: Vermont

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings105 N. Market - New Cordell Courthouse Square Historic District - Cordell, OK

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This decorative building is located directly across from the Washita County Courthouse.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member hamquilter

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings29 E Plaza - Paris Commercial Historic District - Paris, TX

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Now home to Mary Bangs Antiques, the two-story building at 29 E Plaza St, Paris, TX, is a contributing structure in the Paris Commercial Historic District.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings11 Cedar Lawn Circle - Cedar Lawn Historic District - Galveston, TX

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This Spanish Mission style home is located on the left as you enter Cedar Lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jhuoni

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsFair Park Stadium - Childress Commercial Civic Historic District - Childress, TX

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The WPA provided $42,650 for the construction of concrete stands, the rock wall, and cinder track for the football stadium.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersThe New Hope Baptist Church and St. Elmo Cemetery

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Texas Historical Marker in front of the New Hope Baptist Church and St. Elmo Cemetery, on FM 416 in the St. Elmo community, providing some history of the community and the cemetery that continues to serve it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Time CapsulesHall County Time Capsule - Memphis, TX

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Located on the SW corner of the Hall County Court House lawn.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

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First of its KindFIRST Grave in Childress Cemetery - Childress, TX

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Most likely a cenotaph, a beautiful marble marker near the southwest corner of Childress Cemetery notes that the first grave in the cemetery was for Will Pankney, who died in a dispute with a fellow cowboy back in 1887.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 10/17/2019

last visited: never

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Florida Historical MarkersThe Altamonte Hotel

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Located at the Altamonte Springs Library at 281 Maitland Avenue, Altamonte Springs

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 10/17/2019

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Florida Historical MarkersCasselberry

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Located in front of city hall at 95 Triplet Lake Drive, Casselberry

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Florida

date approved: 10/17/2019

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