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Monuments Historiques FrançaisIlot de Tombelaine - Genêts, France

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[FR] Tombelaine est un îlot granitique situé dans la baie du Mont-Saint-Michel, sur la rive droite du fleuve côtier de la Sée, à quelques kilomètres au nord du mont Saint-Michel. [EN] Tombelaine is a granite islet located in the bay of Mont-Saint-Michel, on the right bank of the coastal river Sée, a few kilometers north of Mont Saint-Michel.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Normandie, France

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: 6/18/2020

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Le Jardin des Catherinettes (Parc du Thabor) - Rennes, France

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[FR] La création du jardin des Catherinettes, aménagés au début du XXème siècle sur l’emplacement d’une ancienne congrégation religieuse. [EN] The creation of the Catherinettes garden, which was laid out at the start of the 20th century on the site of a former religious congregation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Jardin Botanique (Parc du Thabor) - Rennes, France

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[FR] Le jardin botanique du Thabor se compose de onze plates-bandes circulaires qui invitent le visiteur à découvrir un monde végétal en quatre classes. [EN] The botanical garden of Thabor consists of eleven circular flowerbeds which invite the visitor to discover a plant world in four classes.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Le Jardin à la Française (Parc du Thabor) - Rennes, France

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[FR] Les jardins à la française furent conçus par Denis Bühler à la demande explicite du maire de la ville. [EN] The French gardens were designed by Denis Bühler at the explicit request of the mayor of the city.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 32841 - Pand - Rotterdam

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Linker gedeelte van een pand, bestaande uit twee herenhuizen, derde kwart 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: 7/8/2020

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 10876 - Woonhuis - Brielle

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Hoekpand Wellerondom (XVII ?) met gepleisterde lijstgevels en Mansardekap. Fraaie muurankers.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member StefandD

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/8/2020

last visited: never

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Virginia Historical MarkersNaval Assault at Drewry’s Bluff

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On May 15, 1862 a small federal fleet including the ironclads, the Monitor, the Galena, and three wooden war ships sailed up the James River to try to enter the Confederate capital at Richmond.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryRemembering "the Village" / Roots of Saint Sophia Greek Orthodox Cathedral - Washington, DC

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A dual sided District of Columbia historical marker in downtown DC, near Mount Vernon Square and the Washington Convention Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)Le Kiosque (Parc du Thabor) - Rennes, France

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[FR] Le kiosque à musique, stratégiquement placé dans l’alignement des massifs du jardin français, sur sa partie est, est construit par Martenot en 1875. [EN] The music kiosk, strategically placed in alignment with the massifs of the French garden, on its eastern part, was built by Martenot in 1875.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Signs of HistoryThurber Junction and the T&P Railroad Presence - Mingus, TX

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A sign near the intersection of Patrick and Allen Streets in Mingus provides some history of how this town was spawned by a railroad spur extending to the coal mining town of Thurber just south of here, noting key components of the operation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member QuarrellaDeVil

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesEureka Hotel (former), Thorntons Gap Rd, Thorntons Gap via Rupertswood, QLD, Australia

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A former hotel

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Texas Historical MarkersSherman County Courthouse

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One of two historical markers flanking the entrance to the Sherman County Courthouse in Stratford, Texas.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member The Snowdog

location: Texas

date approved: 7/7/2020

last visited: never

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Australian Heritage SitesCatholic Church (former), 27 Spiller St, Brandon, QLD, Australia

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A former Catholic Church

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 7/6/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryO Say Can You See? - Frederick MD

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On the evening, of September 13, 1814, British warships in Baltimore harbor threatened the sovereignty of the United States. They had already burned Washington, D.C. As they bombarded Fort McHenry, the fate of our new nation was uncertain.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

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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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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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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Oklahoma Historical MarkersYukon Czech Hall - Yukon, Oklahoma USA

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Historical marker at Yukon Czech Hall 205 N Czech Hall Rd Yukon, Oklahoma

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member vulture1957

location: Oklahoma

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Rijksmonumenten - Dutch National MonumentsRM: 9625 - Koepeltje - Blaricum

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Small tea dome near the former rectory of the Dutch reformed church of Blaricum

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Noord-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCloudland Hotel - Roan Mountain, NC - USA

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In 1884, Civil War Union General John T. Wilder constructed a luxury resort atop Roan Mountain which straddled the TN/NC line.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Hobo Larry

location: North Carolina

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Washington Historical MarkersMossyrock

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This sign is located in the roadside near Mossyrock

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Walking Boots

location: Washington

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisImmeuble, librairie Le Failler, 14 rue Saint-Georges, 3 rue de Derval - Rennes, France

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[FR] Imposant immeuble à pans de bois du 17ème siècle, situé dans la rue Saint-Georges, occupé depuis 2001, par la "librairie Le Failler". [EN] Imposing timber-framed building from the 17th century, located in rue Saint-Georges, occupied since 2001 by the "Le Failler bookshop".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisImmeuble, librairie Le Failler, 12 rue Saint-Georges - Rennes, France

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[FR] Imposant immeuble à pans de bois du 17ème siècle, situé dans la rue Saint-Georges, occupé depuis 2001, par la "librairie Le Failler". [EN] Imposing timber-framed building from the 17th century, located in rue Saint-Georges, occupied since 2001 by the "Le Failler bookshop".

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Bretagne, France

date approved: 7/5/2020

last visited: 6/22/2020

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