Unusual mile markers and road signs.

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Tom

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The guys who originally errected this milestone had genuine horsepower to pull their carriages.

Anyone else have photos of unusual milemarkers or road signs?
 

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Tom

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We ran across this road sign while driving around the small island of Miscou in the Maritime Provinces.
 

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Bob Buchanan

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Tom said:
Anyone else have photos of unusual milemarkers or road signs?

Tom, from the mid 20's thru 1963 the Burma Shave road signs were very popular. I was a fifties kid and can remember them with fond memories. Most roads were 2 lane and cars went slow enough to read them. If anyone does not know of or remember them, here's one of many sites that tells their story -- and how a $200.00 up front advertising budget become one of the most successful of all times.

http://www.legendsofamerica.com/66-BurmaShave.html
 

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Here's a few from when I was in Boston last year.  The three actual "Mile Markers" are on the road the British marched on to Lexington and Concord on their way to the Revolutionary War.  Such a historic place, something I highly highly recommend to everyone.
 

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