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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 HistoryThe History of Pismo Beach Wharf and Pier - Pismo Beach, CA

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A plaque at the pier in Pismo Beach, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/17/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryMarket - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryOcean Beach Municipal Pier - San Diego, CA

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One of many historical markers in San Diego, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/13/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryHet Zalmhuis - Capelle aan den IJssel, the Netherlands

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On a sign next to the entrance of the Zalmhuis, the history of the building is detailed

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Becktracker

location: Zuid-Holland, Netherlands

date approved: 8/13/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryNew Castle and Frenchtown Railroad - Newark, DE

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One of many historical markers at Iron Hill park in Newark, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe March Through Pencader - Newark, DE

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One of many historical markers at Iron Hill park in Newark, Delaware.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: Delaware

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Guthrie - Bianchini House - Cambria, CA

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The Guthrie - Bianchini House in Cambria, CA.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 8/12/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCogan House - Irvine, CA

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One of many historical markers at Irvine Ranch Historical Park in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryThe Bath House - Irvine, CA

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One of many historical markers at Irvine Ranch Historical Park in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2022

last visited: never

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One of many historical markers at Irvine Ranch Historical Park in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLiving and Working on the Irvine Ranch - Irvine, CA

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One of many historical markers at Irvine Ranch Historical Park in Irvine, California.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bluesnote

location: California

date approved: 8/10/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLes Paul Performance Center in Cutler Park marker - Waukesha, WI

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A guitar shaped informational marker commemorating the "Wizard of Waukesha" and the Performance Center.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member adgorn

location: Wisconsin

date approved: 8/5/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryCreating a National Park-Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Williamsport MD

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It is a refuge, a place of retreat, a long stretch of quiet and peace at the Capital’s back door…William O. Douglas. Look around you. The park you stand in exists because people cared.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/31/2022

last visited: 7/31/2022

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Signs of HistoryWilliamsport A Town on the Edge of History - Williamsport MD

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William’s Port lay on the edge of the Maryland frontier in 1787 when founded by Revolutionary War hero General Otho Holland Williams. In 1832, Williamsport changed as the C&O Canal reached the town.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/31/2022

last visited: 7/31/2022

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Signs of HistoryConococheague Creek Aqueduct-Chesapeake an Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Williamsport MD

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Conococheague Creek Aqueduct-Chesapeake an Ohio Canal National Historical Park-Eleven aqueducts were built from Georgetown to Cumberland to carry water over water.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/31/2022

last visited: 7/31/2022

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Signs of HistoryAl Fahidi historical neighborhood - Dubai, UAE

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The origin of this important neighborhood

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: United Arab Emirates

date approved: 7/31/2022

last visited: 8/1/2022

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Signs of HistoryBattle at Point of Rocks - Point of Rocks MD

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The proximity of railroad tracks by the canal belies the intense battle over the right-of-way between the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad and the Chesapeake and Ohio Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/28/2022

last visited: 7/29/2022

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Signs of HistoryFort Roberdeau (1778-1780*) - Blair County, PA

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This sign along the Discovery Trail at Fort Roberdeau tells of the origin of the fort.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member r.e.s.t.seekers

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/28/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryPoint of Rocks Chesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park - Point of Rocks MD

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In 1832, Point of Rocks served as the western terminus for the C&O Canal and the B&O Railroad.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/28/2022

last visited: 7/29/2022

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Signs of HistoryThe Seneca Aqueduct - Poolesville MD

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Canal engineers build aqueducts to bridge canal boats over rivers and large stream such as Seneca Creek. Eleven aqueducts were needed between here and the canal’s western terminus at Cumberland, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/28/2022

last visited: 7/28/2022

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Signs of HistoryValley Forge (1777-1778) - Kiosk - Bellwood, Pennsylvania, USA

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One of the historical signs along the Discovery Trail at Fort Roberdeau, Blair County Pennsylvania

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ted28285

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/27/2022

last visited: 8/7/2022

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Signs of HistoryAn Ideal Crossing - Poolesville MD

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In 1791 Edwards Ferry began to operate here, connecting Maryland farmers to the Goose Creek Canal in Virginia and to the Leesburg markets. The ferry closed in 1836 but the community that grew around it continued.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/26/2022

last visited: 7/27/2022

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Signs of HistoryWhite’s Ferry - Dickerson MD

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Farmers from Virginia used the ferry to get their crops to market in Washington, D.C., and Maryland via the C&O Canal.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 7/26/2022

last visited: 7/26/2022

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Signs of HistoryChimborazo Hospital - Richmond, Virginia

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Located in front of the Chimborazo Museum.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryChimborazo Hospital - Richmond, Virginia

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Located along the western edge of Chimborazo Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member flyingmoose

location: Virginia

date approved: 7/26/2022

last visited: never

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