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This is a place to identify and present places around the world commemorating the universal human struggle for religious freedom.
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Religious FreedomPamátník Jana Husa - Orechov, Czech Republic

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CS: Památník Jana Husa na ceste z Orechova do Nebovid. EN: Memorial of Jan Hus at road from Orechov to Nebovidy.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member puczmeloun

location: Jihomoravský kraj, Czechia

date approved: 5/30/2012

last visited: 10/20/2013

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Religious FreedomRoger Williams - Providence, RI

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Because of his beliefs, Roger Williams was forced to leave the Massachusetts Bay Colony. He founded the present state of Rhode Island specifically to establish a haven for people who were persecuted for their religious beliefs.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member neoc1

location: Rhode Island

date approved: 3/22/2012

last visited: 8/31/2012

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Religious FreedomYoung Meher - Philadelphia, PA

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Symbolic, bronze statue erected by Armenians represents two different commemorations, one, our nation's bicentennial, the other, the 61st anniversary of the martyrdom of the Armenian nation & religious persecution of the Armenian Christians.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 2/14/2012

last visited: 6/9/2012

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Religious FreedomMonument Curé Mignault - Chambly, Qc

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Monument en l'honneur d'un curé qui a fait une différence au passé de Chambly et des défendeurs de la liberté!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ourspolaire&Gemeloj

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 2/6/2012

last visited: 10/5/2014

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Religious FreedomMemorial de Edward VII - Montreal

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Monument en l'honneur de Edward VII au Square Phillips de Montréal.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ourspolaire&Gemeloj

location: Québec, Canada

date approved: 2/6/2012

last visited: 12/14/2014

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Religious FreedomMartin Luther - Washington, DC

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This bronze statue of Martin Luther, an icon of the Protestant Reformation, stands in front of the historic Luther Place Memorial Church in Washington, DC.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Marine Biologist

location: District of Columbia

date approved: 1/17/2012

last visited: 7/5/2013

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Religious FreedomMemorial to John Rogers, John Bradford & John Philpot - London, England, UK

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This Memorial is on a side of St. Bart's Hospital near the entrance to St Bartholomew-the-Great Church.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: London, United Kingdom

date approved: 1/3/2012

last visited: 2/1/2013

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Religious FreedomReligious Liberty - Philadelphia, PA

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"Religious Liberty" was commissioned by B'nai B'rith and dedicated in 1876 to "the people of the United States" as an expression of support for the constitutional guarantee of religious freedom and to commemorate & celebrate the American centennial.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 12/25/2011

last visited: 11/16/2013

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Religious FreedomJean-François de la Barre - Paris, France

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A report that Jean-François de la Barre failed to salute a religious procession led to his execution in 1766.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: Île-de-France, France

date approved: 11/27/2011

last visited: 7/6/2014

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Religious FreedomMartin Luther, Neumarkt, Dresden, SN, DE, EU

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Statue of Martin Luther, was a German priest, professor of theology and iconic figure of the Protestant Reformation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Arogant

location: Sachsen, Germany

date approved: 11/5/2011

last visited: 6/7/2014

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Religious FreedomThe Nativist Riots & the Burning of St. Augustine Church - Philadelphia, PA

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The struggle for religious freedom visited Philadelphia in 1844 when this Catholic church was burnt to the ground during the Nativist riots. We weren't always the cradle of liberty and abastion religious tolerance.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 11/1/2011

last visited: 9/28/2013

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Religious FreedomOld Philadelphia Congregations (Christ Church Cemetery) - Philadelphia, PA

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Philadelphia is not only the cradle of liberty but it is the bastion of religious freedom as evident by scores of 200 year old religious institutions of various religious denominations.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/31/2011

last visited: 5/29/2014

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Religious FreedomVasyl Lypkivsky - Somerset, NJ

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Vasyl Lypkivsky was the founder of the Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church. He was executed in Kiev by the Stalin regime in 1937.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New Jersey

date approved: 9/29/2011

last visited: 6/13/2012

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Religious FreedomLamoral d'Egmont et Philippe d'Hornes - Grand Place, Brussels, Belgium

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The Counts Lamoral d'Egmont and Philippe d'Hornes where decapitated, on the orders of the Duke of Alba, sent to Brussels by King Philip II of Spain to fight against the Calvinists supported by William of Nassau, Prince of Orange

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member tmob

location: Brussels, Belgium

date approved: 9/23/2011

last visited: 3/16/2015

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Religious FreedomThe Pilgrim - New York City, NY

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This sculpture is located in New York City's Central Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Metro2

location: New York

date approved: 9/17/2011

last visited: 8/16/2014

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Religious FreedomJohn Bunyan - St Mary and St Helen's Church, Elstow, Bedfordshire, UK

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The church in Elstow has some interesting features dedicated to John Bunyan. John Bunyan was a figure of immense, religious importance and lived between 1628 - 1688. When he began preaching his Puritan beliefs he was arrested and taken to gaol.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 8/8/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomGeorge Marsh, Boughton, Chester, Cheshire, England, UK

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George Marsh was a Protestant Martyr who was put to death in Chester on 24 April 1555 as a result of the Marian Persecutions which were carried out against religious reformers. The monument is a simple granite tower and stands on the side of Boughton

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Ddraig Ddu

location: West Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 7/10/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomJan Zelivsky - Old Town Square (Prague), Czech Republic

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A Czech priest and a radical representative of the Hussite reformation.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member ToRo61

location: Hlavní město Praha, Czechia

date approved: 6/23/2011

last visited: 2/21/2015

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Religious FreedomJohn Bunyan - The Stone House - Town Bridge, High Street, Bedford, Bedfordshire, UK

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An old Historical Marker vital to the life of John Bunyan; a famous figure of Bedfordshire.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomJohn Bunyan - Bedford County Gaol Site - Silver Street, Bedford, UK

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This large paver stone is located in Silver Street, Bedford town.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomThe John Bunyan Museum - Mill Street, Bedford, UK

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This local museum describes the life of John Bunyan.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: East Midlands, United Kingdom

date approved: 6/3/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomTang Yee Ming's Grave - Santa Clara, CA

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Tang Yee Ming was the catholic archbishop of Canton, China and was persecuted for his religion.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: California

date approved: 6/1/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomHyrum Smith - Salt Lake City, Utah

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Hyrum Smith statue is on the Temple Grounds in Salt Lake City Utah.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/29/2011

last visited: 10/19/2014

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Religious FreedomJohn Bunyan's Tree - Harlington, Bedfordshire, UK

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It was from this oak tree that John Bunyan sought religious freedom by preaching from within its hollow trunk to the people. It was necessary to preach from this spot to avoid persecution for his beliefs.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Dragontree

location: Eastern England, United Kingdom

date approved: 5/23/2011

last visited: never

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Religious FreedomJoseph Smith Jr. Prophet - Salt Lake City Utah

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Joseph Smith Jr. the Prophet beautiful statue is on the Salt Lake City Temple Grounds. During his life he always stood up for his religious beliefs and unfortunately killed because of it.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Mom the Cook & cashnhubby

location: Utah

date approved: 5/23/2011

last visited: 10/19/2014

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