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Community Commemoration150 Years - Stratford, Texas and Streaky Bay, South Australia

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A pink granite marker commemorating the twin 150th anniversaries of Texas and South Australia; given to the City of Stratford by the citizens of Streaky Bay, South Australia in 1986

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesYoung’s Mill-Magruder’s First Peninsula Defensive Line - Newport News VA

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The mill located behind you is one of the few remaining tide mills on the Peninsula. In the woods across the private road to your left are several redoubts and rifle pits.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCommanding the Forces The Men in Charge - Oswego, New York

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There is a stone circle with Great Lakes Seaway Trail signs. It is at a rest stop on route 104.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ripraff

location: New York

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsSouthernmost Seventh-day Adventist Church - Key West Historic District - Key West, FL

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Southernmost Seventh-day Adventist Church, Old Key West, Florida.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member denben

location: Florida

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsW. B. Baxter Commercial Building - Courthouse Square Historic District - Lancaster, Wisconsin

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This two-story red brick building is located at 142 East Maple Street in Lancaster, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsJacob Nathan Commercial Building - Courthouse Square Historic District - Lancaster, Wisconsin

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This two-story red brick building is located at 140 East Maple Street in Lancaster, Wisconsin.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)La Colonne de Juillet (Parc du Thabor) - Rennes, France

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[FR] Une colonne de Juillet est élevée en 1835 à la mémoire de deux Rennais, Louis Vaneau, polytechnicien, et François Papu, chirurgien, morts à Paris en 1830 lors des Trois Glorieuses. [EN] A July column was erected in 1835 in memory of two Rennais, Louis Vaneau, polytechnician, and François Papu, surgeon, who died in Paris in 1830 during the Three Glorious Years.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Les Serres (Parc du Thabor) -Rennes, France

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[FR] L‘orangerie et deux serres chaudes sont construites en 1807, et 50 ans plus tard la Ville envisage le remplacement des deux serres vétustes. [EN] The orangery and two greenhouses were built in 1807, and 50 years later the City planned to replace the two dilapidated greenhouses.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Signs of HistoryCynthia Ann Parker and Native Americans of North Texas - Fort Worth, TX

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A Fort Worth Heritage Trails sign stands at the northeast corner of Main and E 8th Streets, providing a narrative about Native Americans in North Texas, including the story of Cynthia Ann Parker, a famed Comanche captive who literally went native.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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World War II SitesBunker, Schiermonnikoog - The Netherlands.

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The other bunker on Schiermonnikoog.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Friesland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 32842 - Pand - Rotterdam

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Rechter gedeelte van een pand, bestaande uit twee herenhuizen, derde kwart van de 19e eeuw. Eenvoudige, bakstenen lijstgevel. Balcon op consoles en met neogotische balustrade, versierd met vijfpassen.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member superstein

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Childhood HomesMaison Natale de Paul Féval - Rennes, France

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[EN] Composed of two main wings joined, this building was built in 1728 following the fire of Rennes in 1720, where Paul Féval was born in 1816. [FR] Composé de deux ailes principales accolées, ce bâtiment a été construit en 1728 à la suite de l'incendie de Rennes de 1720, où naquit Paul Féval en 1816.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersPA HWY 955 - Lawrence Park, PA

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A Blue Star Memorial By-Way plaque at a veterans memorial in Lawrence Park, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jonathanatpsu

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Blue Star Memorial Highway MarkersUS Route 252 & Providence Road, Media, PA

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Blue Star Memorial Highway marker located near Media, PA

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member mda19083

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFighting for Trenton-Raid on the Depot - Trenton TN

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As Confederate Gen. Nathan B. Forrest’s cavalry brigade approached Trenton in December 1862, Union Col. Jacob Fry prepared to meet the attack.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesGraham Post Office - Graham, TX

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A Moderne style post office designed by U.S. Treasury architect Louis A. Simon. It is now a museum. The museum is open 9 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Friday and 10:00 - 3:00 Saturday. Well worth visiting!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member WalksfarTX

location: Texas

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesRude's Hill-Jackson at Rude’s Hill - New Market VA

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Gen. Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson’s small Confederate force went into a defensive position here after retiring from the battle at Kernstown.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesLibby Prison-“Hope was all that sustained many.” - Richmond VA

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Near this site, from about 1845 until 1889, stood the building that housed Richmond’s famous Libby Prison.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail Sites“Gallant” Pelham’s Last Days-The Virginia House and Shackelford House - Culpeper VA

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Confederate cavalry chief Gen. J.E.B. Stuart and Maj. John Pelham, the commander of Stuart’s Horse Artillery, frequented the Virginia House Hotel and often visited the Shackelford family across the street.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesBattle of James City-Opening Battle of the Bristoe Station Campaign - Leon VA

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On October 10, 1863, Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee, anticipating an offensive that became known as the Bristoe Station Campaign, sent a division of Confederate horsemen led by Gen. J.E.B. Stuart north from Madison on a raid.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesMcNeill’s Rangers “Hurah for McNeal” - Harrisonburg VA

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Harrisonburg is associated with the exploits of McNeill’s Rangers, a famous Confederate partisan unit. In 1862, John Hanson McNeill, a native of Hardy County in present-day West Virginia, recruited men for Co. E, 18th Virginia Cavalry.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesFisher's Hill Battlefield-Veteran's Picnic Grounds - Fishers Hill VA

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Soon after the end of the Civil War, veterans on both sides began holding reunions to walk the familiar battlegrounds and renew friendships with former comrades.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesYorktown-The Frowning Fortress of York - Yorktown VA

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The trench line to your right is all that remains of a formidable line of Confederate earthworks that once blocked this historic road and the Union army’s advance westward past Yorktown in 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesChilhowie-Stoneman at Greever’s Switch - Chilhowie VA

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On December 1, 1864, Union Gen. George Stoneman led 5,700 cavalrymen east from Knoxville, Tennessee, to destroy iron-, lead-, and saltworks in Virginia that were essential to the Confederate war effort.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesWinchester's Civil War Sites-County Seceded before the State - Winchester TN

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When Tennessee failed to secede from the Union on February 9, 1861, Franklin County residents met here at the courthouse. They listened to attorney Peter Turney’s forceful speech offering resolutions in favor of secession and reportedly adopted them.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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