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Man-made Devilish LocationsDevil's Backbone County Park - Boonsboro, Maryland

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County park in rural Washington County near Boonsboro, Maryland.

posted by: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS

location: Maryland

date approved: 4/14/2014

last visited: never

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesWashington Monument - Boonsboro, MD

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This is the very first monument constructed in the USA dedicated to George Washington, a source of great pride in this small, Civil War mountian town. The Monument is a rugged stone tower initially erected by the citizens of Boonsboro in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/12/2013

last visited: 10/2/2014

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SuperlativesFIRST -- Monument to George Washington - Boonsboro, MD

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This is the very first monument constructed in the USA dedicated to George Washington, a source of great pride in this small, Civil War mountian town. The Monument is a rugged stone tower initially erected by the citizens of Boonsboro in 1827.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2011

last visited: 10/2/2014

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SuperlativesTALLEST -- Monument @ Antietam - Sharpsburg, MD

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The Philadelphia Brigade Monument is a 73-foot-tall obelisk, pointing to the heavens over the West Woods where 2,200 Union soldiers fell dead on Sept. 17, 1862. This monument has the distinction of being the tallest monument in a land of monuments.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 1/18/2012

last visited: 9/4/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAntietam National Battlefield - Sharpsburg, MD

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Antietam National Battlefield is a National Park Service protected area along Antietam Creek in Sharpsburg, Maryland which commemorates the American Civil War Battle of Antietam that occurred on September 17, 1862.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/11/2013

last visited: 7/16/2013

Image for The Snarly Yow - Boonsboro, MDview gallery

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsThe Snarly Yow - Boonsboro, MD

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The Snarly Yow is a Hell Hound or Phantom Black Dog which is said to haunt the South Mountain area of Maryland. A historical Civil War marker has a side bar on it which tells the story of the first appearance of this ghastly monster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/5/2011

last visited: 6/10/2012

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Weird Story LocationsThe Snarly Yow - Boonsboro, MD

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The Snarly Yow is a Hell Hound or Phantom Black Dog which is said to haunt the South Mountain area of Maryland. A historical Civil War marker has a side bar on it which tells the story of the first appearance of this ghastly monster.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 12/4/2011

last visited: 7/15/2011

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsGiant Candy Cane - Frederick MD

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This giant Candy Cane at the Barbara Fritchie Restaurant in Frederick MD has long been a local landmark and roadsign for good eats. The restaurant is located just west of the city of Frederick on US 40.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member akern.geo

location: Maryland

date approved: 9/1/2008

last visited: 7/5/2014

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Urban Legends and SuperstitionsBolivar Spring House Lore - Bolivar, WV

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A plaque on this spring house details some local legend.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member saopaulo1

location: West Virginia

date approved: 6/1/2009

last visited: 8/15/2011

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Ghosts and HauntingsHog Alley - Harper's Ferry, WV

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The first raider killed in the Harper's Ferry uprising met a gruesome end.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: West Virginia

date approved: 8/22/2011

last visited: 9/29/2014

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Elevated Everyday ObjectsCoffee Mill - The Coffee Mill Restaurant - Harpers Ferry, WV

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This coffee mill in the village of Harpers Ferry is on the top of a post and used as a sign for the restaurant.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member NorStar

location: West Virginia

date approved: 9/15/2014

last visited: 9/29/2014

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesAmanogawa - Baltimore, MD

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bstract sculpture composed of 5 marble elements, including a central oval shape encircled by a strip of stainless steel and encrusted by 2 piers. 4 other smaller elements are before the larger one. All elements include rough and smooth stone.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Maryland

date approved: 8/13/2013

last visited: 10/9/2010

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Ghosts and HauntingsSachs Covered Bridge - Gettysburg, PA

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This covered bridge is dubbed as Pennsylvania's most historic covered bridge. It is probably the most haunted as well. The Confederate army bid a hasty adieu to Gettysburg and retreated over this bridge in July of 1863.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 8/1/2013

last visited: 3/29/2014

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsMcKnightstown Post Office Gasoline Pump

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This replica os a gasoline pump is in McKnightstown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/19/2006

last visited: 10/6/2011

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsRound Barn Gasoline Pump

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This replica gasoline pump is located near Cashtown, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/19/2006

last visited: 9/4/2010

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsBattle of Gettysburg Horse

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This replica of a horse is located near Cashtown in Franklin Township, Adams County, Pennsylvania.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member deano1943

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 9/20/2006

last visited: 9/4/2010

Image for ONLY -- Confederate Monument Erected by U.S. War Department - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY -- Confederate Monument Erected by U.S. War Department - Gettysburg, PA

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Every so often, something unique @ Gettysburg stands out; this monument certainly fits the bill of unusual. Nothing looks like it & for good reason. This was the only Confederate regimental marker erected during the admin. of the U.S. War Dept.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 4/2/2012

last visited: never

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Ginormous Everyday ObjectsWorld's Largest Paint Can - Shippensburg, PA

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A standpipe water tank painted to look like a 1000-gallon can of Benjamin Moore paint and visible from Interstate 81. It even has a handle!

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Ernmark

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/22/2007

last visited: 5/23/2014

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Ghosts and HauntingsDevil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

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Devil's Den is the most sought after piece of real estate for kids, ghost hunters, Civil War buffs and re-enactors. From the air it looks like the bones of a foot. From the ground, it is a gigantic, jumbled mass of boulders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/23/2013

last visited: 7/3/2009

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Satellite Imagery OdditiesDevil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

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Devil's Den is the most sought after piece of real estate for kids, ghost hunters, Civil War buffs and re-enactors. From the air it looks like the bones of a foot. From the ground, it is a gigantic, jumbled mass of boulders.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/26/2013

last visited: 9/1/2014

Image for ONLY -- Full-Sized Statue of a Union Regimental Commander - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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SuperlativesONLY -- Full-Sized Statue of a Union Regimental Commander - Gettysburg, PA

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There are lots of individual statues to Generals and other famous and historically significant people to the Union cause at Gettysburg and for the Civil War but None except this portray a commander of a regiment. This monument is indeed unique.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 7/21/2013

last visited: 9/2/2014

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Devilish LocationsDevil's Den - Gettysburg, PA

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Devil's Den is located in Gettysburg National Military Park.

posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member uccacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 10/17/2011

last visited: 3/27/2015

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Confederate Monument - Gettysburg, PA

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Eventually, when the northerners who ran the Gettysburg Park Commission acquiesced and allowed the rebels to erect their own monuments, Virginia was at the top of the Confederate heap and dedicated this monster of a monument.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 5/8/2012

last visited: 9/1/2014

Image for LARGEST -- Monument to a Regiment - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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SuperlativesLARGEST -- Monument to a Regiment - Gettysburg, PA

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The 44th N.Y. Infantry Mon. is a memorial erected near the summit of Little Round Top to commemorate combat in the Battle of Little Round Top. The castellated bldg. is the largest monument to a regiment, has its own observation deck & is astonishing.

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 3/26/2012

last visited: 7/14/2013

Image for Ghosties & Ghoulies @ the Trostle Farm  - Gettysburg, PAview gallery

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Ghosts and HauntingsGhosties & Ghoulies @ the Trostle Farm - Gettysburg, PA

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Surprise, surprise...the place where scores of men and horses is reputed to be very haunted. Well, of course it is!

posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Math Teacher

location: Pennsylvania

date approved: 6/18/2013

last visited: never

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