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UK Historical MarkersThe River Tees - Middlesbrough, UK

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This information board is on the east bank of the river Tees and is item 2 of the Ironmasters' Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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UK Historical MarkersThe Ironmasters District - Middlesborough, UK

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This information board is on the east bank of the river Tees and is item 1 of the Ironmasters' Trail.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member dtrebilc

location: Yorkshire, United Kingdom

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryFonte do Convento de São Gonçalo - Amarante, Portugal

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Renaissanse fountain of the Convent.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ariberna

location: Porto, Portugal

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Civil War Discovery Trail SitesElkin Manufacturing Company - Welcoming the Raiders - Elkin, NC

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Located at the former site of the cotton mill.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageBodega Hotel - Rossland, BC

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In the centre of Rossland’s oldest intact commercial streetscape, the Bodega Hotel (Rossland Light Opera Company) is located just off Columbia Avenue at 2054 Washington Street.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageHoffman House - Rossland, BC

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The Hoffman House is located half a block off Columbia Avenue at 2044 Washington Street. It is the centre one of three adjoining hotels built in the years 1896 to 1898.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryTuckahoe Neck Meeting House Living Their Beliefs - Denton, MD

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The Quakers, also known as Friends, who met in this Meeting House not only held strong opinions on the abolition of slavery and women’s rights, but they also acted on those beliefs.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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Signs of HistoryAdkins Arboretum Slavery's Arboretum - Ridgely, MD

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The forests and waterways of the Eastern Shore, traditional land of the Choptank and Nanticoke Indians, provided the backup for the austere home life, backbreaking labor, and dramatic escapes of enslaved blacks.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesNeck Meetinghouse and Yard - Denton MD

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The Neck Meeting House is the only extant Quaker Meeting House in Caroline County, and one of only a few still standing on the Eastern Shore. In 1801, Quakers living near Denton asked Third Haven Meeting for permission to build a meeting house.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesSaint Andrew's Chapel - Washington, MA

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The Gothic Revival style Saint Andrew's Chapel is located at 801 Washington Mountain Road in Washington, MA.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Massachusetts

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. National Register of Historic PlacesDorchester County Courthouse and Jail - Cambridge MD

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In the area of politics and government, the buildings have been a symbol of government and law in Dorchester County since their construction in the 19th century, Courthouse: 1850s; Jail: c. 1882.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: 9/30/2022

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Belgium Monument RegistersPostgebouw - Gent - Oost Vlaanderen

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NL: Het Oud Postgebouw is een monumentaal gebouw, gelegen op de Korenmarkt en aan de Graslei, naast de St-Michielshelling. FR: L'Oud Postgebouw est un bâtiment monumental, situé sur le Korenmarkt et sur le Graslei, à côté du Sint-Michielshelling.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Belgium Monument RegistersBelfort - Gent - Oost Vlaanderen

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NL: Het belfort van Gent is een 95-meter hoge belforttoren in het centrum van de Belgische stad Gent. FR: Le Beffroi de Gand est une tour de beffroi de 95 mètres de haut située au centre de la ville belge de Gand.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T-Team!

location: Oost-Vlaanderen, Belgium

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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PetrosomatoglyphsPaw Prints at Esquimalt Gorge Park - Victoria, BC

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Petrosomatoglyphs in the Esquimalt Gorge Park

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member stinger503

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Vintage Ad LocationsHotel de Beurs - Zwolle, the Netherlands

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Café de Beurs in Zwolle used to be a hotel (for travelling businessmen), this ad is from 1920

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Becktracker

location: Overijssel, Netherlands

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings316 Jefferson Street - Midtown Neighborhood Historic District - St. Charles, MO

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This is building number 235 on the NRHP Listing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/1/2022

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings324 Jefferson Street - Midtown Neighborhood Historic District - St. Charles, MO

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This is building number 236 on the NRHP Listing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing Buildings330 Jefferson Street - Midtown Neighborhood Historic District - St. Charles, MO

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This is building number 237 on the NRHP Listing.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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NRHP Historic Districts - Contributing BuildingsTolland County House and County Jail - Tolland, CT

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The Tolland County House and County Jail is now operated by the Tolland Historical Society as a museum. The museum is located at 52 Tolland Green in Tolland, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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American Guide SeriesSpringfield, Missouri

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This waymark is centered on the Springfield City Hall - 830 Boonville Avenue in Springfield, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Western Canadian HeritageOld Courthouse – Drumheller, AB

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[EN] The building faces north and is a two-story buff-colored brick and concrete structure. [FR] Le bâtiment fait face au nord et est une structure de deux étages en brique et béton de couleur chamois.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member pmaupin

location: Alberta, Canada

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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U.S. Civil War SitesThe Battle of Pilot Knob - Pilot Knob, MO

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A two day battle that shut the Confederates out of any chance to occupy St. Louis

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member YoSam.

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Exact ReplicasStatue of Liberty - Springfield, Missouri

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This replica Statue of Liberty is located in front of the historic Greene County Courthouse - 940 Boonville Avenue in Springfield, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member iconions

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryJoe Bailey Shakes the Lion's Paw Underground Railroad - Cambridge, MD

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Harriet Tubman led many slaves from Dorchester County to Canada (via the suspension bridge at Niagara Falls). One trip with "fugitive slaves" occurred in November 1856, when Tubman conducted Josia (Joe) Bailey

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/1/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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Signs of HistoryCivil War: Abolitionist, Scout, Spy and Nurse Civil War Era— 1858 - 1865 - Cambridge, MD

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During the 1850's the deep-rooted conflict between pro-slavery and anti-slavery Americans intensified. The 'abolitionists' were united around the common long-run goal of abolishing slavery.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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