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Description:
This Category is about RE-creating those picture perfect post-cards sold at all tourist traps. Find a Postcard, find the spot, and take a current picture at the same spot in the same location.
Expanded Description:
This is a unique challenge. This category was designed to share the beautiful scenes & locations found on Postcards from around the world. Your task, if you choose to accept it, is to find a public domain photo (or on you have personally taken or own), and take as close to an identical photo at the same location where the Postcard was taken.
Instructions for Posting a Picture Perfect Postcards Waymark:
To log a find, you must include the following:
-Provide the name of the Location ( Usually on the back of the Postcard), the City & State in the Title, (in that order).
-Determine the latitude and longitude by physically visiting the site,
- Provide one or more non-copyrighted photographs of the place from that location/scene where the original Postcard was taken. ( Must be as exact as possible, If the falls in the Postcard have a rainbow for example then your Photo must have one too, if you can not get a rainbow in your photo then find another postcard that does not have a rainbow on the Postcard.)
-picture of the scene/site with the post card
-close up picture (scan is better) of both the front AND back of the post card.
- complete as many variables as possible.
_Also please provide information on where the photo for the Postcard was taken. Thanks!
Instructions for Visiting a Waymark in this Category:
To log a Visit, please make every effort to supply an image of yourself at the site. The standard GPS photo may be used as well, or even just an image that you took when you visited the location. If you do not have the option to provide an image, please provide a detailed description of your visit so we can form a 'mental image'
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  • New waymarks of this category are reviewed by the category group prior to being published
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Variables:
  • Physical Address
  • Related Web Site
  • Description of Postcard Location
  • Parking Coorddinates
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Image for Boots Motel - Carthage, Missouri, USA.view gallery

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Picture Perfect PostcardsBoots Motel - Carthage, Missouri, USA.

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Arthur Boots began construction of Boots Court in 1938. Sited where US.71, & US.66 meet, The 'Crossroads of America' The Hotel has a Radio in every room, as it did in the 1940's. Located alongside the Mother Road in Carthage, Missouri.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita

location: Missouri

date approved: 2/21/2015

last visited: 2/21/2014

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Home of the White Squirrel - Marionville,Missouri

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member GEO*Trailblazer 1

location: Missouri

date approved: 12/3/2006

last visited: 5/26/2012

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