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You see them everywhere-on the sides of buildings, at waysides, bolted to rocks-outdoor signs that commemorate the history of an area. WARNING: There are already many historic marker categories restricted to geographic areas, particular subjects, or official lists. If the marker you are trying to Waymark fits in one of the existing categories, it is NOT allowed here. This category was conceived to fill the gaps these other categories miss. Click on "show additional information" before posting.
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Signs of HistoryMaría Luz Morales - Sanxenxo, Pontevedra, Galicia, España

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She was the first woman in Spain to direct a national newspaper, La Vanguardia, which she managed during the period of 1936 and 1937 at the beginning of the Guerra Civil Española

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 11/24/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryGrumman A-6E Intruder - Palm Springs, CA

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One of many military aircraft on display at the Palm Springs Air Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryAngel of Hope - Lake Forest, CA

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One of many historical markers in Lake Forest, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryEl Toro Memorial Park - Lake Forest, CA

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A historical marker in Lake Forest, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLaguna de Las Flores - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers in Balboa Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOriginal Cabin #2 - Palm Springs, CA

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One of many historical markers in Palm Springs, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryControl the Rivers and Railroads-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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During the Civil War rivers and railroads routinely carried soldiers, material, and food to keep the war effort going. The Tennessee and Cumberland rivers were the main arteries that carried the economic lifeblood to the heart of middle Tennessee.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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Signs of HistoryExchanging Iron Valentines-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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Before building Fort Donelson, Confederates built two river batteries along the Cumberland River to defend the water approach to the major supply centers of Clarksville and Nashville.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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Signs of HistoryFoote's Gunboat Flotilla-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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The gunboat flotilla that Flag Officer Andrew H. Foote launched against Forts Henry and Donelson consisted of both timberclad and ironclad vessels.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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Signs of HistoryIgrexa Parroquial Santa María del Campo - Ribadeo, Lugo, Galicia, España

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Church of XIII.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Galicia, Spain

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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Signs of HistoryHollowed Ground-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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Fort Donelson National Cemetery was established in 1867 as the final resting place for Union soldiers and sailors who died here during the Civil War and were buried in this area.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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Signs of HistoryRice House-Fort Donelson-Decision to Surrender - Dover TN

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At 1:30 a.m., February 16, 1862, at a final council of war in the Rice house Confederate Generals Floyd, Pillow, and Buckner decided that their failed breakout attempt meant that surrender was inevitable.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/19/2022

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Signs of HistoryDover Hotel-Surrender House-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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After Buckner accepted what he called Grant's "ungenerous and unchivalrous" terms of surrender, the two generals met here to work out the details. Their conversation was friendly.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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Signs of History13,000 Prisoners-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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Thirteen thousand dejected Confederate defenders of Fort Donelson huddled here against the cold on February 16, 1862. They had fought long and hard against Grant's forces and did not consider themselves defeated.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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Signs of HistoryFreedmen's Camp-Fort Donelson - Dover TN

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After the Union victory at Fort Donelson, slaves escaping from nearby farms and iron foundries flocked to the area seeking freedom and protection. By March 1863 some 300 refugees lived here at the freedmen's camp that came to be known as "Free State."

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Tennessee

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: 11/20/2022

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Signs of HistoryThe Balboa Park Club - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCalifornia Quadrangle - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBalboa Park West Mesa - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHouse of Charm - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryZoro Garden Nudist Colony - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Botanical Building - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers in Balboa Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCasa del Prado - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers in Balboa Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistorySpreckels Organ and Pavilion - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryBalboa Park Carousel - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of History1915-16 Isthmus (Fun Zone) - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers at Balboa Park in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 11/19/2022

last visited: never

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