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Missouri Historical MarkersRue de la Tour - St. Louis, MO

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Marker commemorating the location of a defensive tower build for the Battle of St. Louis in 1780.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member bobfrapples8

location: Missouri

date approved: 10/3/2022

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersHiwassee Dam Q-54

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Located on NC 294 at Hiwassee Dam Access Road, near Murphy

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/3/2022

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersDeep Creek Q-8

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Located on Main Street (US 19) at Everett Street, Bryson City

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/3/2022

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersN.C. Education Association P-58

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Located on Depot Street on the grounds of the Haywood County Courthouse, Waynesville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/3/2022

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersThe Shook House

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Located on US 23 at Morgan Street, Clyde

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 10/3/2022

last visited: never

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Signs of HistoryLong Wharf -The River-Harriet Tubman Underground Railroad Byway - Cambridge, MD

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As a deep-water tributary of the Chesapeake Bay, the Choptank River was a commercial artery of the Eastern Shore since colonial times.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/2/2022

last visited: 10/3/2022

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Signs of HistoryHarriet Tubman Memorial Garden - Cambridge MD

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Members of the local community chose to honor Tubman at this quiet roadside garden. People across the country can join them in paying their respects to this American hero.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/2/2022

last visited: 10/2/2022

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British Columbia Heritage MarkersWashington Street 1890s Buildings - Rossland, BC

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Five of the luckiest buildings in downtown Rossland stand side by side on the east side of Washington Street, having escaped their imminent demise no less than four times.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member T0SHEA

location: British Columbia, Canada

date approved: 10/2/2022

last visited: never

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Maryland Historical MarkersWomen's Suffrage - Overlea MD

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On February 12, 1913 a group of women called "The Army of the Hudson" began marching from New York City to the Capital. They were met by supporters at Overlea Town Hall on February 23, 1913.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 10/2/2022

last visited: 10/2/2022

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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 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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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: 10/3/2022

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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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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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Signs of HistoryThe Post War Years Twilight Years — 1865 - 1913 - Cambridge, MD

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Insult and Injury on the Train to New York The Civil War ended in April 1865. The irony of the situation added insult to injury. She had dedicated her life for three years, at great personal risk to the Union cause.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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Signs of HistoryStation Stops: The Underground Railroad - Cambridge, MD

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William Still (1821- 1902) was born in Burlington New Jersey. His parents had been enslaved on the Eastern Shore of Maryland. To escape slavery, William Still’s parents and their young daughter fled to New Jersey before William was born.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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Signs of HistoryFinding Freedom - Cambridge, MD

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Dorchester County occupies a central place in the story of the Underground Railroad, the secret network of "stations" and "conductors" that sheltered and shepherded hundreds of enslave African Americans to freedom in the mid-1800s.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: 9/30/2022

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Signs of HistoryBorn To Be Free - Cambridge, MD

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Harriet Tubman, known as "Minty", was born to Rittia 'Rit' Green Ross, her mother, and Benjamin 'Ben' Ross, her father. Ben and Rit Ross were both enslaved (but to different owners) at the time of Harriet's birth.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: 10/1/2022

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Signs of HistorySite of the Sermon "Sinners in the Hands of an Angry God." - Enfield, CT

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A boulder marks the site of the Second Meeting House of the First Church of Christ where Puritan preacher Jonathan Edwards gave his most famous sermon. It is located near 1375 Enfield Street in Enfield, CT.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Connecticut

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: never

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Histoires de France (French historical markers)L'échauguette - Bayonne

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Cet endroit servait de guérite pour une sentinelle chargée d'observer, et prévenir de tout approche suspecte d'hommes, par la terre, par voie d'eau, tout comme ici à Bayonne : elle est placée à la pointe de la confluence de la Nive et de l'Adour....

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Alfouine

location: Nouvelle-Aquitaine, France

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersVotes For Women - Helen Morris Lewis

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Located on Charlotte Street at East Chestnut Street, Asheville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: never

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North Carolina Historical MarkersForster A. Sondley 1857 - 1931 P-30

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Located at Tunnel Road (US 70) and Beverly Road, Asheville

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Markerman62

location: North Carolina

date approved: 9/30/2022

last visited: never

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