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Roadside historic markers are our windows to the past. They educate us, they make us curious to investigate, or they provide a nice excuse to take a break and stretch our legs while we read what happened here.
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Australian Heritage SitesFinch Hatton War Memorial, Anzac Pde, Finch Hatton, QLD, Australia

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The town's War Memorial

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member blingg

location: Queensland, Australia

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Florida Historical MarkersBuckingham Army Air Field - Lehigh Acres, Florida, USA

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Buckingham Army Air Field/Flexible Gunnery School historical marker located in a county preserve.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member BoomersOTR

location: Florida

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Monuments Historiques FrançaisAcademie de Medecine - Paris, France

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The building of the academy of medicine. Le batiment de l'academie de medecine.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member sara et gege

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersTulpehocken Path

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On other side of the creek, where the old road runs, the Tulpehocken Path entered the "Gaps of the Swatara."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGraceanna Lewis (1821-1912)

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An early female scientist considered one of the best educated female naturalists of her day, Lewis dedicated her life to the study of botany and zoology.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPennypack Creek Bridge

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Built circa 1697 at a Lenape Indian trail crossing, it is the oldest roadway bridge in continuous use in the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersEddie Gottlieb (1898-1979)

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A founder of the Basketball Association of America in 1946, the forerunner to the NBA, Gottlieb was introduced to basketball as a student here in 1914.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersIsrael Goldstein (1896-1986)

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Born & educated in this city, this leader of the Zionist movement, author, and conservative rabbi presided over many organizations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn C. Asbury (1862-1941)

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A prominent African American Republican who as legislator sponsored a statewide civil rights bill in 1921 that served as a model for future efforts.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPhiladelphia Chinatown

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Founded in the 1870s by Chinese immigrants, it is the only “Chinatown” in Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersNFL Films

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Founded here in 1965, the filmmaking arm of the National Football League helped propel the NFL to popularity in the US.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersGiovanni's Room

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Founded in 1973, the bookstore served as a refuge and cultural center at the onset of the modern lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender (LGBT) civil-rights movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersHerman Herzog (1831-1932)

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A prolific landscape artist of over 1000 paintings, Herzog is associated with the 19th century Hudson River School American art movement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersJohn J. McDermott (1891-1971)

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In 1911 at the Chicago Golf Club, 19-year-old McDermott became the first American to win the US Open.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersMoyamensing Prison

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Opened in 1835, Thomas U. Walter designed it with elements of Egyptian Revival style and following the revolutionary principle of isolated confinement.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersU.S.S. United States

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First vessel completed for new U.S. Navy. Frigate was launched near here May 10, 1797.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersLorenzo L. Langstroth (1810-1895)

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Born here, Langstroth revolutionized the beekeeping industry with his 1852 patented moveable frame hive and his manual, The Hive and the Honey-Bee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersA.M.E. Book Concern

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Here in 1836 a church related company began printing hymnals, religious materials, and works by Black authors of the period.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersOld St. Joseph's Roman Catholic Church

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In 1729, Rev. Joseph Greaton, SJ, established the earliest foundation of Catholicism in Pa. He was the church’s first pastor and the only Catholic priest in Philadelphia when the church was built in 1733.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersPenn Treaty Park

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Traditional site of a treaty between William Penn and the Indians.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRobert Aitken (1734-1802)

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An influential revolutionary-era printer, he operated a shop on this block. In 1782, Aitken printed the nation’s first complete English Bible.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersThomas A. Edison High School and the Vietnam War

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Sixty-four former Edison students died in service to their country during the Vietnam War between 1965 and 1971 – more than any school in the nation.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam Lewis (1751-1819)

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Philadelphia judge, lawyer, and abolitionist, Lewis played an important role in the drafting and passage of the 1780 “Act for the Gradual Abolition of Slavery.”

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersWilliam Allen (1704-1780)

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One of colonial America's wealthiest men, Allen supported construction of the state house, now Independence Hall.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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Pennsylvania Historical MarkersRobert Bogle (1774-1848)

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A noted Black caterer, Bogle opened a posh eatery at this location in 1813.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/29/2020

last visited: never

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