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Western Canadian HeritageOur Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church - Nakusp, BC

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Built in 1905, this is the only original church in Nakusp still in use as a church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian Heritage302 Broadway Street - Nakusp, BC

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A commercial building on Broadway Street's south side, this 1924 wood frame building was originally an Ice Cream Parlour, Lodge's Ice Cream Parlour, but has since been home to a succession of businesses of various types.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageBon Marché Store - Nakusp, BC

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This was another of the many Pat Burns butcher shops built around the turn of the twentieth century by Alberta meat magnate Pat Burns throughout southern BC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageEdwards Block - Nakusp, BC

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Built in 1922, this building housed first an insurance business, then, variously, a doctor's office, a telephone office and a drugstore.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageMasonic Block - Nakusp, BC

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When built in 1922 this was not only the largest building in Nakusp, but also probably the most important and the busiest.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian Heritage212 Broadway Street - Nakusp, BC

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Constructed in 1943, this butcher shop and deli was built as an ESSO service station, then later became a Greyhound Bus Depot.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Community CommemorationMarne United Methodist Church Michigan Sesquicentennial Organization - Marne, Michigan

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A Community Commemoration located in Marne, Michigan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member theHostas

location: Michigan

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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New Mexico Historical MarkersMountainair Population 1,170 - Elevation 6,535 - Mountainair NM

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Founded in 1902, Mountainair developed as a major center for pinto bean farming in the early 20th century until the drought of the 1940s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: New Mexico

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersSite of Old Swan Tavern

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Jack Jouett's life saving ride to save Jefferson and others from the approaching Tarleton during the Revolution. A 110 year-old marker!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersHistoric Court Square

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The courthouse square in Charlottesville has quite a historic record over its more than 200 years of existence.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersBirthplace of Woodrow Wilson U.S. President 1913–21

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The 28th President was born a mile from the marker.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2020

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Virginia Historical MarkersVirginia Inventors

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Nearby a mechanical grain reaper that revolutionized efficiency was developed as was the founder of a company that improved the sewing machine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersLynching of John Henry James/Lynching in America

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A marker about the lynching of an ice cream vendor in 1898.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: Virginia

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Collégiale Saint-Pierre - Gerberoy, France

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[FR] La collégiale Saint-Pierre est une église paroissiale catholique commencée au XIe siècle et terminée au XVe siècle. [EN] The Collegiate Church of Saint-Pierre is a Catholic parish church started in the 11th century and completed in the 15th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: 8/7/2020

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisCollégiale Saint-Pierre - Gerberoy, France

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[FR] La collégiale Saint-Pierre est une église paroissiale catholique commencée au XIe siècle et terminée au XVe siècle. [EN] The Collegiate Church of Saint-Pierre is a Catholic parish church started in the 11th century and completed in the 15th century.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Hauts-de-France, France

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: 8/7/2020

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Western Canadian HeritageKaslo Bay - Kaslo, BC

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Near the middle of the northern half of Kootenay Lake, Kaslo Bay lies at the western end of downtown Kaslo, accessible via Centre Street and Kaslo Bay Road.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageNakusp Courthouse - Nakusp, BC

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This courthouse is the last extant building designed by BC Government architect Evered Criddle and is the only pre-1912 wood frame courthouse in British Columbia still in use.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ScroogieII

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsForney High School Building (Former) - Forney, TX

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Building is undergoing restoration work. It is now used for the Forney ISD Administrative Offices.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsCity Park - Kemp, TX

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Found old picnic table and a pretty fountain (non-working).

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

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WPA ProjectsLake Clark Dam - Ennis, TX

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Photographs taken from Lake Clark Park on the east side of the lake.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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WPA ProjectsSycamore Hall (Library Building) - Denton, TX

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Sycamore Hall stands on the campus of the University of North Texas at 307 S Avenue B, Denton, TX. It was constructed with PWA funds in 1937 to replace the school's original library, which it had outgrown.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

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First of its KindFIRST LEED Structure on the University of North Texas Campus - Denton, TX

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A 2012 sign placed by the University of North Texas in front of the Life Sciences Complex provides some history of its predecessor, Masters Hall, while noting the new building as the first structure on campus to be LEED certified.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

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First of its KindFIRST - Cattle Ranch in Hutchinson County - Texas

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Fence approved by Cattlemens Association to keep cattle from drifting into fertile Canadian River Valley, and respect other ranch boundaries.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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First of its KindFIRST - School House - Hutchinson County, TX

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Current building on top of a hill, clean, colorful signs, and full of life.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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Last of its KindLAST Football Game Played at Fouts Field - Denton, TX

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A 2019 University of North Texas sign at the former site of the university's legendary Fouts Field notes that the last game played here took place in 2010.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 8/9/2020

last visited: never

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