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Argentina, Misiones Province, Iguazu National Park — Bernabe Mendez BridgeSalto: Guardaparque Bernabe MendezParque Nacional Iguazú
En homenaje a quien fuera muerto el 14 de April de 1968 por cazadores furtivos en el Alto Iguazú cuando defendia el patrimonio natural de la humanidad. Cuerpo de Guadaparques Nacionales, 09 de Octubre de 1991. (English Translation) . . . — Map (db m26254) HM
Argentina, Misiones Province, Iguazú National Park — Alvar Núñez Cabeza de VacaSalto Alvar Núñez — Parque Nacional Iguazú
A Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca. Homenaje de la Administración General de Parques Nacionales y Turismo a la memoria del descubridor de estas Cataratas, Don Alvar Núñez Cabeza de Vaca, quién tras de cruentas luchas con la naturaleza y lo ignoto, . . . — Map (db m37605) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Death of William Hart Bennett
This clock tower Was erected in 1924 in Memory of William Hart Bennett, Esq. CMG Governor & Commander in Chief of the Colony from 3rd April to 4th Sept. 1918 Who died as the result of injuries Sustained by him while proceeding to the . . . — Map (db m81213) HM
Brazil, Bahia, Salvador — Monumento a Stefan ZweigAll Saints' Bay
Stefan Zweig nasceu em Viena, Áustria, em 1881. Escritor cosmopolita, tornou-se conhecido por suas analises do comlexo psíquico e pela defesa dos ideais humanitarios. Foi o autor mais traduzido do seu tempo. Pacifista, escrevia reinventando a . . . — Map (db m31877) HM
Brazil, Bahia, Salvador — Zumbi dos Palmares Monument
Panel 1: Zumbi dos Palmares “É chegada a hora de tirar nossa nação das trevas da injustica racial.” Nasceu livre, em 1655, na Serra da Barriga, união dos Palmares, Alagoas. Neto de Aqualtune, não permitiu a . . . — Map (db m26125) HM
Brazil, Distrito Federal, Brasilia — Memorial JKJK Memorial[President Juscelino Kubitschek de Oliveira, the founder of Brasilia]
In Portuguese: Projeto do arquiteto Oscar Niemeyer foi inaugurado em 12 de setembro de 1981 em homenagem a Juscelino Kubischek de Oliveira, fundador de Brasilia. Abriga biblioteca com trēs mil volumes que pertenceram a JK, atém de . . . — Map (db m26590) HM
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — Augusto Ferreira Ramos
Engenheiro Brasilero que idealisou e realisou o Caminho Aéreo 1912 - 1913 English Translation: The Brazilian Engineer who envisioned and created the aerial tramway. — Map (db m26350) HM
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — Cristovão Leite de Castro
Engeneheiro Cristovão Leite de Castro idealizou e realizou o teleférico do Pão de Açucar Inaugurado em 29 de outubro de 1972 English Translation: Engineer Cristovão Leite de Castro masterminded and carried out the . . . — Map (db m26376) HM
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — João Cândido Felisberto Memorial"O Almirante Negro"
[Panel 1] João Cândido Felisberto nasceu em 1880, na Vila Sâo José, Encruzilhada do Sul, Distrito de Rio Pardo, Rio Grande do Sul. De 22 a 26 de Novembro do 1910 liderou a Revolta Dos Marinheiros contra as péssimas condiçôes de . . . — Map (db m26028) HM
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — Praça 15 de NovembroPrefeitura da Cidade do Rio De Janeiro
Esta região guarda a memória do período colonial Brasileiro. No Século XVII, o núcleo original da cidade desloca-se do morro do Castelo para a várzea e consolida-se ao longo da Rua Direita, hoje Primeiro de Março. Junto à rua, na praia de N.S. do . . . — Map (db m26313) HM
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro (Rio de Janeiro) — CCAPACompanhia Camaniho Aéreo Pão de Açúcar
No dia 27 de Octubro de 2002, a Companhia Camaniho Aéreo Pão de Açúcar - CCAPA - compleou 90 anos de serviços ininteruptos do teleférico. Esta tecnologia de ponta de engemharia transformou o Pão de Açucar em um icone nacional de grande orgulho par . . . — Map (db m26365) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Amor De Cosmos, 1825-1897
[English] Amor De Cosmos (Lover of the Universe) was the name adopted by William Smith of Windor, Nova Scotia, while in the California goldfields. In 1858 he arrived in Victoria and founded the opposition journal, the Colonist. For over two decades . . . — Map (db m49079) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Cecilia Helmcken
Born on October 24, 1834, Cecilia was the eldest daughter of James and Amelia Douglas. “The room of Mr. Douglas, partly an office and partly domestic, stood open and there I saw Cecilia his eldest daughter flitting about, active as a little . . . — Map (db m48928) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Doctor John Sebastian Helmcken
John Sebastian Helmcken was born in London in 1924. He trained to be a doctor at Guys Hospital, London. He arrived in Victoria as a surgeon and clerk for the Hudson Bay Company on March 24, 1850.

Dr. Helmcken entered politics in 1856, becoming . . . — Map (db m48865) HM

British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Dr John Sebastian Helmcken(1824-1920)
Dr Helmcken earned acclaim for his work as a physician, colonial legislator and negotiator of British Columbia’s entry into Canada. This statue, created by Armando Barbon and Gabriele Vicari, was donated to the Royal BC Museum by the family of Yole . . . — Map (db m48992) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Le Legs De La Famille CôtéThe Legacy of the Côté Family
[French] Les ancêtres de la famille Côté son arrives au Québec en 1634. En 1945, Joseph Napoléon Côté et son épouse Ida Camille Demers, accompagnés de leur fils Joseph Henri Côté et son épouse Anne-Marie Forcade s’establissent à Victoria.

Le . . . — Map (db m49228) HM

British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Modeste Demers1809-1871
Born near Levis, Demers was trained at the Seminary of Quebec, ordained in 1836 and sent in 1838 as a missionary to the Columbia. His ministry extended from the interior of British Columbia to Oregon. First pastor of St. John's Church of Oregon . . . — Map (db m72879) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Percy Leonard James1878 – 1970
[English] Percy Leonard James was born in London, England, where he trained and first practiced as an architect. In 1908, he settled in Victoria, British Columbia, where he obtained his first commission and practiced his profession until . . . — Map (db m48480) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Robert Dunsmuir(1825-1889)
Born into a family of Ayrshire coalmasters, Robert Dunsmuir achieved renown as a leading Canadian businessman. He developed the Wellington Mine near Nanaimo, which soon made him one of the richest men in Canada and, through his labour practices, one . . . — Map (db m72880) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Sir Anthony Musgrave1828-1888
A career Imperial civil servant, Anthony Musgrave served as governor of Newfoundland (1864 - 69) and British Columbia (1869 - 71). Both terms of office were marked by a strong personal effort to encourage the two colonies to unite with the new . . . — Map (db m72882) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Sir James Douglas1803-1877
[English] Justifiably described as “the father of British Columbia”, Douglas was born in Demerara. He joined the North West Company in 1819, serving at Fort William and Ile a la Crosse where he was taken into the Hudson’s Bay Company. . . . — Map (db m48769) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Sir Matthew Baillie Begbie1819 – 1894
[English] Begbie practised [sic] law in England for fourteen years before his appointment in 1858 as the first judge of the mainland Colony of British Columbia. During the gold rush, he won the respect of lawless miners of the Fraser River and . . . — Map (db m49082) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Semiahmoo — Peace ArchThe Signing of the Columbia River Treaty
Upper marker: This unfortified boundary line between the Dominion of Canada and the United States of America should quicken the remembrance of the more than century old friendship between these countries A lesson of peace to . . . — Map (db m27450) HM
New Brunswick (Charlotte County), Campobello — James and Sara Roosevelt Cottage
On this site, in 1885, James Roosevelt, businessman and country gentleman of Hyde Park, New york, built the cottage shown below. The Cottage was intended to be a summer retreat for his wife, Sara Delano, and their son Franklin Delano Roosevelt. . . . — Map (db m25456) HM
New Brunswick (Charlotte County), Campobello — Roosevelt Campobello Park
Mrs. Lyndon B. Johnson and Mrs. Lester B. Pearson Together opened the Roosevelt Campobello Park on the twenthieth day of August 1964 Lyndon Baines Johnson President of the United States of America and Lester Bowles Pearson Prime Minister of Canada . . . — Map (db m25394) HM
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), St. John's — William Carson1770-1843
English Born in Scotland, Carson came to Newfoundland as a physician in 1808, and became an ardent advocate of social and political reform. He was leader in the campaign for an elected legislature, established in 1832, and helped bring . . . — Map (db m79033) HM
Nova Scotia (Annapolis County), Annapolis Royal — Sir William Fenwick Williams
This tablet marks the Site of the Brith-place of General Sir William Fenwick Williams Baronet 1799 - 1883 “The Hero of Kars” Pasha of Turkey. Grand Officier Legion of Honour, France. Member of the British Parliament. . . . — Map (db m78672) HM
Nova Scotia (Annapolis County), Annapolis Royal — Sir William Robert Wolseley Winniett.
. . . — Map (db m78698) HM
Nova Scotia (Annapolis County), Annapolis Royal — William WolseleyPhilipps Cosby
Two plaques share a common stand. William Wolseley 1756-1842 English William Wolseley was born at Annapolis Royal, the son of an officier of the garrison. He entered the Royal Navy in 1769, and served with . . . — Map (db m78607) HM
Nova Scotia (Victoria County), Baddeck — Alexander Graham Bell National Historic ParkParc historique national Alexander Graham Bell
English: The Park commemorates the humanitarian and scientific achievements of Alexander Graham Bell (1847-1922) and his associates Frederick W. Baldwin • John A.D. McCurdy • Glenn H. Curtiss • Thomas E. Selfridge Most of the . . . — Map (db m80007) HM
Ontario, Ottawa — Terry Fox 1958 -1981The Greatness of the Human Spirit — L'eminence du courage de l'homme
"I was lucky to do what I did. How many people ever get a chance to do something that they really believe in." Terry Fox On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox began his dream to run across Canada in support of cancer research by dipping his . . . — Map (db m63937) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — Hiram Walker1816 - 1899
Massachusetts born, Hiram Walker had by the 1850s become a successful general merchant, distiller and grain dealer in Detroit. After Michigan adopted prohibition in 1855 he acquired land across the river in Canada where he established a distillery . . . — Map (db m37377) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — The Rt. Hon. Herb Gray, PC., C.C., Q.C.
The Rt. Hon. Gray represented the west side of Windsor in the House of Commons from June 1962 to January 2002. He was elected thirteen consecutive times - a record - and set another record for continuous days of service in the House of . . . — Map (db m37496) HM
Ontario (Frontenac County), Kingston — Sir John A. Macdonald(1815-1891)
John A. Macdonald, a father of Confederation and Canada's first prime minister, dominated the life of the new nation for a quarter century. Macdonald was a visionary statesman, a determined Conservative partisan, and a much-loved leader. His . . . — Map (db m90008) HM
Ontario (Hamilton County), Hamilton — Sir Allan Napier MacNab1798 - 1862
Politician, businessman, land speculator and soldier, Allan MacNab enjoyed a very public life. He was a successful lawyer and was appointed Upper Canada's first Queen's Counsel. In 1838 he was knighted for his role in suppressing the rebellion in . . . — Map (db m66130) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Brockville — James Morris1798 - 1865
A prominent Canadian politician, Morris was born in Paisley, Scotland. His family immigrated to Canada in 1801 and later settled in Elizabethtown (Brockville). He joined his brothers, Alexander and William, in business there about 1820 and by 1836 . . . — Map (db m87063) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Brockville — Sir William Buell Richards1815 - 1889
Born at Brockville and called to the bar of Upper Canada in 1837, Richards represented Leeds in the Legislative Assembly (1848–53) and served as Attorney General for Canada West in the Hincks-Morin administration (1851–3). Appointed . . . — Map (db m87029) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Lansdowne — Elizabeth Rabb Beatty1856 - 1939
One of the earliest Canadian female medical missionaries, Elizabeth Rabb Beatty was born near Caintown and moved to Lansdowne where she attended local schools. She taught in Leeds County before entering Queen's University, Kingston, to study . . . — Map (db m87198) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Prescott — Sir Richard William Scott1825-1913
English: Born at Prescott, Scott was admitted to the bar in 1848 and practiced law in Ottawa. As a member of the legislature of United Canada (1857-63) he sponsored the Separate School Act of 1863. Subsequently, he represented Ottawa in . . . — Map (db m83364) HM
Ontario (Leeds and Grenville Counties), Gananoque — Colonel Joel Stone1749-1833
Born in Connecticut, Stone forfeited his home and property there when he fled to New York to serve with the Loyalist militia during the American Revolution. He came to Canada in 1786, settled with his family in New Johnstown (now Cornwall) and was . . . — Map (db m90006) HM
Ontario (Leeds and Grenville Counties), Gananoque — Private John Henry (Harry) BrownVictoria Cross — Born Gananoque 9 May 1898 Died of wounds 17 August 1917, age 19
John Henry Brown enlisted in the Canadian Expeditionary Force on 18 August 1916 and reported to the 10th battalion in France in late June 1917. On 15 August his unit captured Hill 70, just east of Vimy Ridge. But on 16 August it was . . . — Map (db m90007) HM
Ontario (Leeds and Grenville Counties), Maitland — Dorothy Martha Dumbrille1897-1981
Described as a writer "having a mission", this novelist, poet and historian authored ten books. Born in Crysler, she was the daughter of an Anglican priest, The Venerable Archdeacon Rupert J. Dumbrille and his wife. She lived in many Eastern . . . — Map (db m89998) HM
Ontario (Leeds and Grenville Counties), Maitland — Lieut.-Col. Thain Wendell MacDowell, V.C., D.S.O.1890-1960
Born in Lachute, Québec, MacDowell moved to Maitland in 1897. He attended local schools and graduated from the University of Toronto in 1915. During World War I, he enlisted, on January 9, 1915, in the 38th Battalion, C.E.F. On April 9, 1917, . . . — Map (db m89999) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — Eldon House
Built in 1834 by Capt. John Harris, R.N., treasurer of the London District, this is London's oldest remaining house. With his wife Amelia, daughter of Samuel Ryerse, Harris came to London after the District offices were moved here from Vittoria. For . . . — Map (db m18970) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — Middlesex Court HouseLe Palais de Justice de Middlesex
[English Translation] Erected in 1830, this building was modelled after Malahide Castle, near Dublin, Ireland, the ancestral home of Colonel Thomas Talbot, founder of the Talbot Settlement. The site was a part of the town plot set aside . . . — Map (db m18962) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — The Gaol and Courthouse, London, c.1843Painting by George Russell Dartnell
“More change has been caused to the views around London by the cutting down of hills and the building of gullies.”           --Harriet Priddis, in her “Reminiscences” (1902) In the 1840s George Russell Dartnell . . . — Map (db m18973) HM
Ontario (Middlesex County), London — The Petition of John Ewart
The Petition of John Ewart of the Town of York: Humbly Shewith: That while your Petitioner was performing his contract for building the Court House and Gaol in the town of London, in the London District, he was located by Colonel Talbot upon . . . — Map (db m18974) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Sir Casimir S. Gzowski 1813-1898
First chairman of the Niagara Parks Commission (1885-93) Gzowski was born in Russia of Polish parents. Forced to emigrate, following participation in the Polish Rising of 1830, he came to Canada in 1841. An exceptionally able engineer, he first . . . — Map (db m37119) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Janet Carnochan 1839 - 1926
For more than thirty years Janet Carnochan, a native of Stamford, Ontario, taught elementary and secondary school at Niagara-on-the Lake, but she made her greatest contribution to the community as a historian rather than as an educator. A . . . — Map (db m75859) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — John Graves SimcoeFirst Lieutenant-Governor of Upper Canada 1791-1796
Here at Niagara on September 17, 1792 he presided over the first representative assembly of this province. His genius foresaw the greatness of this country and he threw himself into its building with ardour and enthusiasm. . . . — Map (db m49475) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — John Graves Simcoe1752-1806
Simcoe was born in Northamptonshire and educated at Oxford. He joined the British army in 1771, and from 1777-81 commanded the Queen's Rangers, a Loyalist corps in America. After the Loyalist influx had led to the creation of a separate province of . . . — Map (db m75860) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Joseph-Geneviere, Comte de Puisaye
Soldier, politician, diplomatist and colonizer, de Puisaye was born at Mortagne-en-Perche, France, about 1755 and enlisted in the French Army at 18. Elected to the States General in 1789, he supported reform but, alarmed by the course of the . . . — Map (db m49159) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — Thomas Moore(1779 - 1852)
One of Ireland's best loved and renowned poets and lyricists, Thomas Moore visited Niagara during July 1804. Captivated by the scenic splendour of the area and as guest of Col. Isaac Brock, Commander at Fort George, Moore frequently . . . — Map (db m49481) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — Major John Richardson1796-1852
This pioneer historian, author and soldier was born in Queenston. His family moved to Amherstburg about 1802, and at the outbreak of the War of 1812 Richardson joined the British army. Retired on half pay in 1818 in London, England, he published the . . . — Map (db m54135) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — William Hamilton Merritt 1793 - 1862
Born of a Loyalist family in the State of New York, Merritt became a pioneer merchant and industrialist on Upper Canada's Niagara frontier. In 1818 he began to promote construction of the Welland Canal, of which he became the first general manager . . . — Map (db m76182) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Thorold — Arthur S. Whelan
British by birth - January 13, 1910, Canadian by conviction, World War II veteran, noted photographer. Over 25 years dedicated municipal service on the Board of Education, Public Utilities Commission and Municipal Council with one term as Reeve. His . . . — Map (db m54109) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Thorold — In Memory of John Bean, Ph.D., M.D.
John Bean was born in Attercliffe, Ontario, on September 8, 1901. He attended Stratford Collegiate Institute in Ontario and Northwestern College before transferring to the University of Michigan, where he earned his degrees and spent the rest of his . . . — Map (db m54119) HM
Ontario (Northumberland County), Cobourg — Marie Dressler1868-1934
Leila Maria Koerber, a talented actress and singer known internationally as Marie Dressler, was born in Cobourg. About 1883 she joined a touring stock company, later gaining recognition on Broadway in a series of successful comedy productions, . . . — Map (db m90090) HM
Ontario (Northumberland County), Cobourg — William Weller1788-1863
This resident of Cobourg was the province's leading stage-coach proprietor from about 1830 to 1856. His Royal Mail Line ran from Hamilton to Montréal, with links to other centres. In February, 1840, Weller drove the Governor-General, Charles . . . — Map (db m90082) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), Maxville — The Rev. Charles W. Gordon1860-1937
Born at Indian Lands (St. Elmo), Gordon was ordained a Presbyterian minister in 1890. He served as a missionary in the North West Territories until 1893 and the following year was called to St. Stephens in Winnipeg. A chaplain during the War of . . . — Map (db m76736) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), Morrisburg — Sir James Pliny Whitney1843-1914
Born in Williamsburg and educated at the Cornwall Grammar School, Whitney was called to the Bar in 1876. He was elected to the legislative assembly as Conservative member for Dundas in 1888. A noted orator, he was leader of the opposition . . . — Map (db m82248) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), Williamsburg — Dr. Mahlon W. Locke1880-1942
Born in nearby Matilda Township, Locke studied medicine at Queen's University and in Scotland. In 1908 he opened his medical office in this house. Interested in arthritis, which he believed was caused principally by fallen arches, he treated many . . . — Map (db m89841) HM
Prince Edward Island (Kings County), Georgetown — The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald
English: The Honorable Andrew Archibald (A.A.) Macdonald was born February 14, 1829 in Three Rivers. He carried on the family business in Georgetown until called to serve in the Legislature. He was in Ottawa, a member of the . . . — Map (db m80295) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Charlottetown — Sir Louis Henry Davis1845-1924
Born in Charlottetown, Davies studied law at the Inner Temple and was admitted to the bar in 1867. A member of the Legislative Assembly (1872-9) and Premier for the last three years of that period, he defended the rights of tenant farmers while . . . — Map (db m80206) HM
Quebec (Bellechasse MRC), Sainte-Claire — Sainte-Claire (Dorchester)
The parish of Sainte-Claire is in the seigniory granted to Louis Jolliet, the discoverer of the Mississipi, by Frontenac, as Governor, and Bochart Champigny, as Intendant, on the 30th of April, 1697. French translation is to the left of the . . . — Map (db m74883) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Albert H.G. Grey
English: In memory of Albert H.G. Grey B. 1851 - D. 1917 4th Earl Grey and Governor General of Canada 1904 to 1911, who played a decisive part in the decision to make the Plains of Abraham into a national park . . . — Map (db m81230) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Georges-Philias Vanier(1888-1967)
English: Governor General from 1959 to 1967, Vanier had a distinguished military and diplomatic career. A founder of the Royal 22e Régiment, he served with it in the First World War and was its commanding officer from 1925 to 1928. General . . . — Map (db m80840) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Guillaume Verrier1680-1758
English: Born in France, Verrier was Attorney General of New France and member of the Council of Quebec for thirty years from 1728 until his death. From 1735 onwards, many who were te become successful men of law benefitted from the courses . . . — Map (db m81347) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Jonathan Sewell
English: Thirty years Chief Justice of Lower Canada, Adviser to Governor Craig, Leader of the “Chateau Clique”, Early advocate of Confederation, Man of culture and patron of the arts. Born Cambridge, Mass 6th June, 1766 . . . — Map (db m80818) HM
Quebec (Coaticook MRC), Compton — Louis Stephen St-Laurent1882 - 1973
Né à Compton, reçu avocat en 1905, St-Laurent fut a maintes reprises conseiller de grandes compagnies et représenta le gouvernement federal devant le Conseil Prive de Londres. Ministre de la justice (1941-1946), secrétaire d’état aux affaires . . . — Map (db m74537) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville — Louis CyrThe World's Strongest Man
Louis Cyr was born here, in Saint-Cyprien-de-Napierville, on October 10, 1863. By the age of 12, he was working in a logging camp in the winter and on the family farm the rest of the year. He enjoyed impressing his fellow workers with shows of his . . . — Map (db m89790) HM
Quebec (La Cité Borough), Québec City — Champlain MonumentVieux-Québec
Samuel de Champlain: Born at Brovace in Saintonce about 1567. Served in the French Army as Marechal des Locis under Henri IV. Explored the West Indies from 1599 to 1601 and also Acadia from 1604 to 1607. Founded Québec in 1603. Discovered . . . — Map (db m74547) HM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — Albani1847 - 1930
Albani, one of the great sopranos of her generation, was born Emma Lajeunesse at Chambly. After studies at home, in Paris and in Milan she was, for 24 years, a principal artist at Covent Garden and a favourite of Queen Victoria. She was mistress of . . . — Map (db m88678) HM
Quebec (Memphrémagog MRC), Austin — Reginald Aubrey Fessenden1866 - 1932
Ce pionnier de la radiocommunication est ne a Bolton-Est. En 1884, il quitta le Canada et, pendant qu’il dirigeait une école aux Bermudes, il se donna une formation en télécommunications. Sa compétence l’amena aux États-Unis ou il fit de la . . . — Map (db m74540) HM
Quebec (Sherbrooke MRC), Sherbrooke — Sir Alexander Tilloch Galt1817-1893
French text appears above English text Born in England, Galt came to Sherbrooke in 1835, and played a key role in the development of the Eastern Townships as Commissioner of the British American Land Company, as entrepreneur, railway . . . — Map (db m75634) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Antoine Laumet de La Mothe, sieur de Cadillac
[The coat of arms of Quebec] “Je Me Souviens” Ici vécut -- Here lived Antoine Laumet de Lamothe Sieur de Cadillac (1658-1730), Fondateur de -- Founder of Détroit, -- Detroit, Governeur de -- Governor of La . . . — Map (db m78185) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — Joseph Papineau
Joseph Papineau (1752 – 1841), notaire et député, habitait cette maison. Son fils Louis-Joseph Papineau (1786-1871), avocat, homme d’état et chef de l’insurrection de 1837, y vécut également ainsi que ses descendants. — Map (db m73144) HM
Yukon Territory, Dawson City — Palace Grand Theatre/Le théâtre Grand Palace
[English:] “Arizona” Charlie Meadows, showman and self-made heroic figure built a lavish structure in 1899 to prospect gold directly from the miner’s pokes. Hugely successful over its first winter, the theatre offered vaudeville acts, . . . — Map (db m44890) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Birthplace of Jaroslav Heyrovský
In Czech: V tomto domě se 20. prosince 1890 narodil academik Jaroslav Heyrovský. Nositel nobelovy ceny za chemii. Translated, the marker reads: In this house was born on December 20, 1890 the academic Jaroslav Heyrovský. . . . — Map (db m40763) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Ema DestinnováEmmy Destinn
In Czech: Zde žila 1908-1914 Ema Destinnová česká pěvkyné Translated, the marker reads: From 1908-1914 the Czech singer, Emmy Destinn, lived here. — Map (db m23108) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Josef Charvát
In Czech: V tomto domě žil a zemřel Profesor MuDr. Josef Charvát 1897-1984 Zakladatel České Endocrinologie Translated, the marker reads: In this house lived and died Professor Dr. Josef Charvát . . . — Map (db m22552) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Ladislav Zelenka
In Czech: Zde žil národní umělec Ladislav Zelenka 1881-1957 violoncellista slavného českého kvarteta Translated, the marker reads: Here lived the national artist, Ladislav Zelenka (1881-1957), cellist for the famed Czech . . . — Map (db m22987) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Rudolf Kremlička
In Czech: V tomto domě pracoval český malíř Rudolf Kremlička Translated, the marker reads: In this house worked the Czech painter Rudolf Kremlicka. — Map (db m22972) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — T.R. Field Šumavansky
In Czech: Zde se narodil satirik T.R. Field Šumavansky 1891-1969 Translated, the marker reads: Here was born the satirist, T.R.Field Šumavansky (1891-1969). — Map (db m22763) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Vojtěch Hynais1854-1925
In Czech: Zde žil a zemřel slavný český malíř Vojtěch Hynais Tvůrce opony národního divadla Svemu čestnemu předsedovi jednota umělců výtvar. v praze. Translated, the marker . . . — Map (db m22657) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Vojta Náprstek
In Czech: V tomto domĕ žil a zemřel Vojta Náprstek 1826-1894 Bojovník za kulturní a společenský pokrok R 1862 položil základy Náprstokova Muzea Translated, the marker reads: In this house lived and . . . — Map (db m23067) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha (Malá Strana), Prague — Michael the Brave (1558-1601)Mihai Viteazul (1558-1601) — , Michal Chrabrý (1558-1601)
{Marker text in Romanian:} În casa numită “U Divého Muže”, care se afla pe aceste locuri, a poposit, în anul 1601, Mihai Viteazul (1558-1601), apărător al crestinătăţii, primul unifacator al . . . — Map (db m40804) HM
El Salvador, La Libertad, Antiguo Cuscatlán — Francisco Bogen
A la memoria de Francisco Bogen Inmigrado en 1852 Fundador de la Casa Deininger El instalo aquí un trapiche, principio del actual ingenio La Laguna English translation: To the memory of Francisco Bogen Immigrated in 1852 Founder . . . — Map (db m87998) HM
El Salvador, La Libertad, Santa Tecla — Dr. Manuel Gallardo
Doctor Manuel Gallardo Médico eminente Charácter de acero y corazón de oro Caballero ejemplar y modelo de patriotas English translation: Doctor Manuel Gallardo Excellent doctor character of steel and heart of gold a . . . — Map (db m83354) HM
El Salvador, La Libertad, Santa Tecla — El Cafetalón
La voluntad de don Eduardo Guirola fue: “Ni por motivo de utilidad o necesidad puede venderse o enajenarse, hipotecarse, dar en usufructo, anticresis, arrendamiento, o afectar de algun otro modo el dominio y posesion de la finca . . . — Map (db m83593) HM
El Salvador, San Miguel, Ciudad Barrios — Birthplace of Oscar RomeroLugar del nacimiento de Oscar Romero
En esta casa nacio el 15 de Agosto de 1917, Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero Segundo Obispo de Santiago de Maria (1974-1977) y IV Arzobispo de San Salvador de 1977 a 1980. En Memoria El Obispado de Santiago de Maria 24 de Marzo de 1999 . . . — Map (db m83250) HM
El Salvador, San Miguel, Ciudad Barrios — First Century of Ciudad Barrios
Dios bendiga a Ciudad Barrios El Comité Pro-Centenario El Concejo Municipal Y sus habitantes conmemorando 100 años de haberse nominando ciudad en honor al ilustre Capitán General Gerardo Barrios, Enaltecen los méritos de este . . . — Map (db m83287) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Capitán General Gerardo Barrios
A la memoria del benemerito Capitan General Gerardo Barrios El pueblo centroamericano 1909 [Bronze scene] Sitio de San Salvador [Bronze seal] 15 de septiembre 1821 [Bronze scene] Coatepeque English translation: To the . . . — Map (db m82508) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Eduardo Luis Duhalde
"El futuro y la paz en el mundo estan intrinsecamente unidos a que los derechos humanos sean el contenido etico de las democracias" Eduardo Luis Duhalde (1939-2012) Abogado Argentino, luchador por la Dignidad Humana Amigo del pueblo . . . — Map (db m83992) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Francisco Morazán
[First marker] A la gloria del benemérito General Francisco Morazan La Republica de El Salvador 1880 [Second marker] José Miguel Saravia ∙ Trinidad Cabañas ∙ Enrique Rivas ∙ Indalecio Cordero ∙ Nicolas Angulo . . . — Map (db m83407) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — General Francisco de Paula Santander
El hombre de las leyes Fundador del estado Colombiano en ocasión del 204 aniversario de su natalicio El gobierno de la Republica del Colombia y la Sociedad Santanderista al municipio de San Salvador en gesto de fraterna . . . — Map (db m80307) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — General José Manuel ArceFirst Cry of Independence Location
La Patria Consagra este fervoroso recuerdo a la memoria venerada del paladin de la emancipación salvadoreña General Don Manuel Jose Arce en este sitio desde el cual, en la mañana del 5 de noviembre de 1811, lanzo el primer grito de . . . — Map (db m83288) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — General Juan José Cañas
[First marker] El gobierno de El Salvador, a iniciativa de la Academia Salvadoreña correspondiente de la Real Academia Española de la Lengua, consagre este homenaje del pueblo salvadoreño al ilustre poeta e integérrimo ciudadano General Don Juan . . . — Map (db m81485) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — General Omar Torrijos Herrera
Al General (Omar) Torrijos Herrera (Su) contribución a la Soberanía de Panamá y a la paz en el Continente (A)mericano, en ocasión del 102 (An)iversario de la Independencia Nacional. El Gobierno de la República de Panamá en . . . — Map (db m83802) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Massacre at the Central American University (UCA)Masacre de la Universidad Americana (UCA)
∙ Ignacio Ellacuria ∙ Amando Lopez ∙ Joaquin Lopez ∙ Ignacio Martin-Baro ∙ Segundo Montes ∙ Juan Ramon Moreno 16 de noviembre de 1989 — Map (db m84130) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Oscar Eusebio Argueta
San Salvador, Nuestra Capital A la memoria de un salvadoreño ejemplar Oscar Eusebio Argueta 1928 2010 Construido durante la administración de Dr. Norman Quijano Alcalde Municipal Rubén Martínez – Escultor San Salvador, 15 de . . . — Map (db m83595) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Salvadoran Founders of Central American Independence
Manuel Aguilar ∙ Nicolas Aguilar ∙ Vicente Aguilar ∙ Juan Aranzamendi ∙ Maria Felipa Aranzamendi ∙ Bernardo Arce y León ∙ Manuel Jose Arce ∙ Manuelita Arce de Lara ∙ Jose Mariano Calderon ∙ . . . — Map (db m82512) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Símon Bolívar
[North side] Simon Bolivar El Libertador Bolivia ∙ Colombia ∙ Ecuador ∙ Panama ∙ Venezuela Caracas. 24-07-1783 Santa Marta. 17-12-1830 Sin Bolivar hubiera quedado inconcluso la humanidad. – Unamuno 24 . . . — Map (db m82540) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — The Martyrs of "El Despertar"Los Martires de "El Despertar"
Martires de la iglesia salvadoreña. Fueron asesinados y resucitaron el 20 de enero de 1979. En "El Despertar" P. Octavio Ortiz · Angel Morales · Jorge Gomez · David Caballero · Roberto Orellano English translation: Martyrs of the . . . — Map (db m83717) HM
El Salvador, Santa Ana, Chalchuapa — Ernesto "Che" Guevara's Visit to El Salvador
Visito las ruinas de El Tazumal, en abril de 1954. “Sean capaces siempre de sentir, en lo mas hondo, cualquier injusticia realizada contra cualquiera, en cualquier parte del mundo. Es la cualidad mas linda del . . . — Map (db m85758) HM WM
El Salvador, Santa Ana, Chalchuapa — Here Died General Justo Rufino Barrios
. . . — Map (db m80176) HM WM
Estonia, Harjumaa MaakondTallinn — Mustpeade Maja[Tallinn House of Black Heads] — PIKK 26
Text in Estoninan: ... Text in English: The Tallinn Brotherhood of Black Heads, established in 1399, leased the Pikk Street building in 1517 and added a big festive hall to it in 1531-32, the initial ornament paintings of which . . . — Map (db m57007) HM
Estonia, Harjumaa MaakondTallinn — Polish Submarine "ORZEŁ" - September 1939 — [Estonian Maritime Museum]
Text in Estonian: ... Text in Polish: 15. Septembril 1939. Aastal Interneeriti saksa riigi survel Tallinnas Poola Sõjalaevvastiku allveelaev “ORZEŁ” Mereväekapten Jan Grudziński juhtimisel võttis . . . — Map (db m57484) HM
Estonia, Harjumaa MaakondTallinn — Residence of Konstantin Päts — [Finnish Embassy]
Text in Finnish: ... Text in Estonian:... Text in English: Konstantin Päts, first President of Estonia, lived in this building from 1922 to 1940. The Finnish Embassy was located here from 1923 to 1940, . . . — Map (db m57227) HM
Finland, Uusimaa Region, Helsinki — The Senate SquareVanhaa HelsinkiäGamla Helsingfors
Seaatintori: Text in Finnish ... : Senatstorget: Text in Swedish ... : CEHATCKA: Text in Russian ... : Text in English: Helsinki was moved to its current location from the mouth of the River Vantaanjoki in . . . — Map (db m57703) HM
France, Aquitaine (Dordogne Département), Domme — Jacques de Maleville
Jacques de Maleville Mis et Pair de France Grand Officier de l’Ordré Royal de la Légion d’Honneur Un des Rédacteurs du Project de Code Civil Il était né à Domme le 19 juin 1741 Il y est décédé le 29 novembre 1824

[English translation by . . . — Map (db m60388) HM

France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Bayeux — Birthplace of Alain, Jean and Guillaume Chartier
En française: Ici naquirent dans le XIVe siècle Alain Chartier Poëte, Orateur, Historien, et ses deux frères, Jean, Historiographe de Charles VII, Guillaume, Évêque de Paris English: Here were born, in the . . . — Map (db m88589) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Manche Département), Sainte-Mère-Église — General Gavin’s Foxhole
Ici combattit Le Général James-M-Gavin le 6 juin 1944 Translation: Here fought General James M. Gavin June 6, 1944 — Map (db m59750) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — Louis XV
North facing inscription: De l'amour des Français éternel monument Instruisez a jamais la terre que Louis dans nos murs jura d'être leur père Et fut fidèle a son serment A LOUIS XV le meilleur des Rois qui par la douceur . . . — Map (db m86045) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — A Tous Les Français(To All the French )
La France a perdu un bataille! Mais la France n’a pas perdu la guerre! Des gouvernants de rencontre ont pu capituler, cédant à la panique, oubliant l’honneur, livrant le pays à le servitude. Cependant, rien n’est perdu! Rien n’est perdu, parce . . . — Map (db m61542) HM WM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Jacques de Molay
A cet endroit Jacques De Molay dernier Grand Maître de l’Order du Temple A été brûlé le 18 Mars 1314

(English translation by Google Translate with modifications:) At this point Jacques De Molay last Grand Master Order of the . . . — Map (db m61629) HM

France, Languedoc-Roussillon (Hérault Départment), Beziers — Thomas Jefferson
13 Avil 1743 À Shadwell en Virginie 4 Juillet 1826 À Monticello En Virginie Symbole de l’amitié Franco-Américaine Ambassadeur des Etats-Unis en France 1785-1789 3eme Président des Etats-Unis 1801-1809 Auteur principal de la Rédaction de . . . — Map (db m60195) HM
Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Tübingen District), Bebenhausen — King Wilhelm II and Queen CharlotteKönig Wilhelm II und Königin Charlotte
Zum gedenken an Württembergs geliebten König Wilhelm II Stuttgart 25·2·1848 - 2·10·1921 Bebenhausen und Königin Charlotte Raitboritz 10·10·1864 - 16·7·1946 Bebenhausen ———————— . . . — Map (db m77509) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — Franz Marc
Hier wurde am 8.Februar 1880 der Maler Franz Marc geb. Gest. am 4.1.1916 bei Verdun. Er war mitbegründer der Künstlervereinigung „Der Blaue Reiter“. Translated, the marker reads: The painter Franz Marc was born here on . . . — Map (db m22360) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — Gottfried Keller
Hier wohnte 1840 der schweizer Dichter Gottfried Keller Translated, the marker reads: In 1840 the Swiss poet Gottfried Keller lived here. — Map (db m22081) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — Maximilian Joseph - Earl of MontgelasMaximilian Joseph - Graf von Montgelas — 1759-1838
[Marker text in German:] Von 1799 bis 1816 lenkte Maximilian Joseph Graf von Montgelas als Minister die Geschicke Bayerns. Nach den Grundsätzen der Aufklärung formte er durch umwälzende Reformen das moderne Bayerische Staatswesen. . . . — Map (db m58660) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Johann Faust(um 1480 - um 1540)
. . . — Map (db m69921) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Lucas Cranach
Maler zu Wittenberg, wie er sich selbst stets geschrieben, wurde 1472 zu Kronach in Franken geboren, kam 1504 nach Wittenberg, kaufte 1520 diese Apotheke, war von 1537 bis 1544 Burgermeister und starb am 16. October 1553 in Weimar. . . . — Map (db m69718) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Martin Luther
Glaubet an das Evangelium ——— Believe in the gospel St Mark 1:15 ———————————— Ein feste Burg ist unser Gott ——— A mighty . . . — Map (db m70200) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Maxim Gorki(1868 - 1936)
Russischer Dichter wohnte hier 1903 —————————— Russian Poet lived here 1903 — Map (db m69850) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Michel Ney(1769 - 1815)
Marschall unter Napoleon I. befehligte hier 1813 die französ. Truppen —————————— Marshal under Napoleon I commanded French troops here in 1813 — Map (db m69847) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Napoleon I.(1769 - 1821)
Kaiser der Franzosen quartierte hier 1806 und 1813 —————————— French Emperor quartered here in 1806 and 1813 — Map (db m69849) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Adam Ries1492 • 1559
von 1518-1522/23 in Erfurt sein ältestes rechenbuch „Rechnung auff der linihen” wurde hier 1518 gedruckt ———————— [lived] in Erfurt from 1518-1522/23. His first book on . . . — Map (db m76995) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Willi Münzenberg1889 - 1940
Hier stand das Geburtshaus von Willi Münzenberg 1889 - 1940 Publizist im Widerstand gegen Hitler und Stalin ———————— Here stood the birthplace of Willi Münzenberg 1889 - . . . — Map (db m77438) HM
Greece, Kalymnos (peripheral unit) (Pátmos municipality), Chorá — Historic Centre (Chorá)Monastery of Saint John the Theologian — World Heritage Site
[Marker text printed in Greek and English script:] 1999 The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse World Heritage Site The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery . . . — Map (db m43647) HM
Greece, Kalymnos (peripheral unit) (Pátmos Municipality), Skala Village — Liberation of PatmosCapt. Terence Bruce Mitford
[Marker text printed in both Greek and English scripts:] Erected by the Community of Patmos to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Liberation of the Island, 10 February 1944 by Terence Bruce Mitford Captain, Special Boat Services . . . — Map (db m43136) HM
Greece, Kalymnos peripheral unit (Patmos municipality), Chorá — Historic Centre (Chorá)Cave of the Apocalypse — World Heritage Site
1999 The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse World Heritage Site The Historic Centre (Chorá) with the Monastery of Saint John the Theologian and the Cave of the Apocalypse . . . — Map (db m43646) HM
Greece, Peloponnese Region (Corinthia Regional Unit), Archea Korinthos (Old Corinth) — Saint Paul in Corinth and the Bema of the Roman Forum
Saint Paul is also known as the Apostle of the Nations because of his missionary journeys throughout the eastern Mediterranean (46-58 AD) for the dissemination of Christianity. In this context he visited several Greek cities, including Samothrace, . . . — Map (db m84891) HM
Greece, Thera Municipality (Santorini), Fira — Santorini Cable Car
IΔPYMA ΛOYΛAΣ KAI EYAΓΓEΛOY NOMIKOY TEΛEΦEPIK ΣANTOPINH Σ ΔΩPEA TOY IΔPYTH ΣTIΣ 14 KOINOTHTEΣ TOY NHΣIOY Loulas and Evangelos Nomikos Foundation . . . — Map (db m43315) HM
Guatemala, El Quiché, Santa Cruz del Quiché — Plaza Tecún Umán
Plaza Tecun Uman La municipalidad de Santa Cruz de El Quiche al Heroe Nacional Tecun Uman 1969 Homenaje: Del Departamento de El Quiche al Heroe Nacional Tecun Uman, hijo de esta tierra historica, martir de la soberania nacional Ejemplo . . . — Map (db m83640) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala City — Mariano Guerrero de Léon
En esta casa vivió y atendió el ilustre y destacado médico y cirujano Mariano Guerrero de León Homenaje de su familia en el centenario de su natalicio Guatemala de la Asunción 2012 English translation: In this house lived and worked the . . . — Map (db m95269) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala City — Miguel Garcia Granados
Al General Miguel Garcia Granados La Patria 1896 English translation: To General Miguel Garcia Granados The Nation 1896 — Map (db m80205) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala City — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Al Padre de la Patria Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Al conmemorar el Bicentenario de la Independencia de México y el Centenario de la Revolución Mexicana Municipalidad de Guatemala Embajada de México en Guatemala Ciudad de . . . — Map (db m87150) HM WM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Esquisuchil
Esquisuchil Bourreria huanita (llave & lex) hemsi. Boraginaceae Sembrado por el Santo Hermano Pedro de Betancourt el 19 de maro de 1657 Patrimonio cultural Tangible e intangible de la Nacion Acuerdo Ministerial 250-2004 La Antigua . . . — Map (db m87910) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Francisco Marroquín1563 - Abril 18 - 1963
Homenaje de la Sociedad de Geografia e Historia al 1r Obispo de Guatemala Ilmo Lic. Dn Francisco Marroquín, Benemérito de la cultural nacional, en el 4o centenario de su muerte English translation: Tribute from the Society of . . . — Map (db m82616) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Friar Ignacio Barnoya
Aquí vivió el insigne prócer de la independencia Fray Ignacio Barnoya Homenaje del Senado JCI de Guatemala 1975 English translation: Here lived the noted supporter of Independence Friar Ignacio Barnoya Tribute from the Senate . . . — Map (db m82624) HM
Guatemala, San Marcos, San Lorenzo — Birthplace of General Justo Rufino BarriosLugar de nacimiento de General Justo Rufino Barrios
Al noble caudillo e ilustre castrense Gral. Justo Rufino Barrios como un homenaje del gloriosos I.A.V. Hall San Marcos Cuerpo de Ar. Sup. Sub. V. C. Als. Prom. XXV Cnl. Dem. Pedro Vidal Cifuentes R. Cnl. Dem. Oscar Somoyoa B. Tte. De . . . — Map (db m83131) HM
Guatemala, San Marcos, San Lorenzo — Centenary Park San LorenzoParque Centenario de San Lorenzo
Parque Centenario Administracion 2000-2004 Amel Rabanales Angel, Alcalde Municipal y Concejo Construido en honor al General Justo Rufino Barrios Representa el ideal de la Union Centroamericana Cinco porticos cinco naciones con . . . — Map (db m83132) HM
Honduras, Lempira, Gracias — Doctor Juan Lindo
Ex-Presidente de Honduras. Abril 23 1857 recuerdo cuarto centenario fundacion de la ciudad de Gracias. English translation: Ex-President of Honduras. April 23 1857 In memory of four hundred years since the founding of the . . . — Map (db m80256) HM
Hungary, Belváros, Budapest — Marastoni Jakab1804-1860
Hungarian E hazban műkődőtt 1846-1860 kőzőtt Az Első Magyar Festészeti Akadémia amelyet Marastoni Jakab 1804-1860 Olasz Származású Pesten Letelepedett . . . — Map (db m82363) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Murrisk — Murrisk Abbey / National Famine Monument / Statue of St PatrickClew Bay Archaeological Trail sites 6, 7, 8Slí Seandálaíochta Chuan Módh
Murrisk Abbey • site 6 Muraisc - Sea Marsh Murrisk Abbey was founded circa 1456 by the Augustinian Friars because “the inhabitants of those parts have not hitherto been instructed in their faith.” It quickly . . . — Map (db m27757) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Murrisk — Murrisk Friary / Mainistir Mhuraisce
Murrisk - from Muraisc (Sea-marsh) Murrisk Friary This small house of Augustinian friars, located here on the south shore of Clew Bay in the shadow of Croagh Patrick, was founded in 1457 by Hugh O'Malley. It was dedicated . . . — Map (db m27587) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Westport — Major John Mac Bride / Seán Mac Giolla Bríde
IgCuimhne ar an maor Seán Mac Giolla Bríde Major John Mac Bride Vice-Commandant Irish Republican Army, Major in the Army of the South African Republic, Organizer of the Transvaal Irish Brigade, who died for Ireland 5th . . . — Map (db m27564) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Roscommon), Ballyconboy — 988:1272 — Cruachan / Cruachain (Rathmore)
Cruachan is traditionally said to be the inauguration place of the Kings of Connacht. There are a number of monuments spread over an area of about two square miles. These include a large mound, a number of differently-shaped enclosures and some . . . — Map (db m28192) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Roscommon), Cloonyquin — Percy French1854 - 1920
This memorial is erected on the site of the birthplace of William Percy French Born 1st May 1854 and commemorates his life as engineer, song-writer, entertainer, artist and journalist. “Remember me is all I ask, and yet if . . . — Map (db m28177) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Roscommon), Rathmoyle — Rathmoyle Cemetery
Rathmoyle Cemetery is unique in that it is the property of the parish and is maintained solely by the local population. The site appeas on the 1st edition of the 6 inch O.S. series of maps for Co. Roscommon as a Mortuary Chapel with surrounding . . . — Map (db m28204) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Roscommon), Strokestown — The Sharkey Sisters
The Sharkey Sisters Una and Lena resided here. Leading members of Cumann na mBan during War of Independence — Map (db m27553) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Countess Constance Markievicz1869 - 1927 — Major, Irish Citizen Army, 1916
A valiant woman who fought for Ireland in 1916 _________________________ In the 1916 Rising she was Second-in-Command to Michael Mallin in the College of Surgeons. She was sentenced to death for her activities but was released from prison in . . . — Map (db m22504) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Dublin Millenium Literary Parade988 - 1988 — Dublin Corporate Parks Dept.
One of Dublin's major contributions to European civilisation has been in the area of literature. It is remarkable that so many writers of world renown were born here including three winners of the Nobel Prize for Literature. This Literary Parade . . . — Map (db m22472) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — First Performance of Handel's Messiah
This bronze commemorates the first performance of George Frideric Handel's Oratorio Messiah, given in the Old Musick Hall in Fishamble Street at noon on Tuesday April 13th 1742 — Map (db m22450) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Haslam Memorial Seat
In 1925 a finely sculptured garden seat of Kilkenny limestone was placed in the park and inscribed on the back - “Anna Marie, 1829 - 1922 and Thomas Haslam, 1825 - 1917. This seat is erected in commemoration [sic - ‘honour’] of their long . . . — Map (db m22485) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — James Clarence Mangan(1803 - 1849)
He has been described as the greatest poet of the nineteenth century. He died of cholera in 1849. The bronze bust by Oliver Sheppard was unveiled in 1909 on behalf of the National Literary Society. In a niche in the pedestal is a marble head . . . — Map (db m22488) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — James Joyce(1882 - 1941)
Acknowledged as a world figure in literature. He dismantled the English language and put it together again so that it became music. The sculpture in bronze was unveiled on June 16, (Bloomsday) 1982. — Map (db m27047) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Jeremiah O'Donovan Rossa / Ó Donnabháin Rosa(1831 - 1915)
Ni dhéanfaidh gáeil bhearmao orc go brách [Gaelic transcription is best effort] ——— Erected in 1954. An uncut rock of Wicklow granite symbolises the patriot's unbreakable spirit. Into the rock is set a plaque bearing an . . . — Map (db m25316) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Lord Ardilaun
Prior to 1877 St. Stephen's Green was a private square for the use of the residents of the Green. In that year, through the generosity of Sir Arthur Edward Guinness (Lord Ardilaun) negotiations were concluded for converting it into a public park. . . . — Map (db m25311) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Margaret Anna Cusack1829 - 1899
Margaret Anna Cusack was born on this site on May 6th 1829. At the time York Street was a centre of medicine. She was the daughter of Sara and Dr. Samuel Cusack. Her uncle was the interationally renowned surgeon James William Cusack, 3-times . . . — Map (db m22454) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Oscar Wilde House
Oscar Wilde 1854 - 1900 Poet, Dramatist, Wit Lived Here 1855 to 1878 — Map (db m24754) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Robert Emmet(1778 - 1803)
Presented to the People of Ireland by The Robert Emmet Statue Committee of the United States of America April 13, 1966 Francis J. Kane, Chairman Ambassador Scott McLeod Devlin W. Dormer, Esq. Hon. Michael J. Kirwan, M.C. . . . — Map (db m25304) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Saint Patrick’s ParkPáirc Naomh Pádraig
Tradition has it that Saint Patrick baptised the first Irish Christians in a well, situated here in St. Patrick's Park, with water from the River Poddle, which still flows underground. A small wooden church was erected here to commemorate the . . . — Map (db m22468) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Sir William Robert Wills Wilde1815 - 1876
aural and ophthalmic surgeon, archaeologist, ethnologist, antiquarian, biographer, statistician, naturalist, topographer, historian, folklorist, lived in this house from 1855 to 1876 — Map (db m24755) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — St. Patrick's CathedralMalton Trail
This majestic view of St. Patrick's Cathedral, Dublin is a colour reproduction from a series of original aquatints etched by James Malton, whose work, A Picturesque and Descriptive View of the City of Dublin, gives us a glimpse of Dublin at the . . . — Map (db m22465) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — St. Stephen's Green Bandstand
Erected in 1887 from funds subscribed by the Dublin Metropolitan Police to commemorate Queen Victoria's Jubilee. [From the Monuments of St. Stephen's Green marker found in the park.] — Map (db m22483) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Theobald Wolfe Tone(1763-98)
An Irish patriot convicted of treason. He died mysteriously in prison in November 1798. The memorial consists of a ten-foot figure of Wolfe Tone backed by a wall of rough granite columns of varying width and rising to 16 feet in height. . . . — Map (db m25303) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — Veronica Guerin1959 - 1996
Sunday Independent journalist, was murdered on 26th June 1996. Be Not Afraid Greater justice was her ideal and it was her ultimate achievement Her courage and sacrifice saved many from the scourge of drugs and other crime. Her . . . — Map (db m24078) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Dublin), Dublin — William Butler Yeats(1865 - 1939)
“He may be regarded as the pivot around which Irish literature turned from instinctive to conscious art.” (George W. Russell). The memorial, erected in [October] 1967, is a tribute in bronze by Henry Moore, the sculptor. — Map (db m27039) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Balscadden House
W. B. Yeats Poet Lived Here • 1880-1883 “I have spread my dreams under your feet; Tread softly because you tread on my dreams” — Map (db m24771) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — Howth Abbey, St. Marys / "Mainistir" Bhinn Éadair
Howth Abbey, St. Marys Sigtrygg, King of Dublin, founded the first church here in 1042. When this church was amalgamated with another on Ireland's Eye in 1235, it was re-founded by Luke, Archbishop of Dublin. Much of the present church dates . . . — Map (db m27205) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — St Mary's Church / Eaglais Mhuire
Howth from Old Norse Hofuth (a promontory); Binn Éadair (the hill of Éadar) is the Irish name. This church, dedicated to the Blessed Virgin Mary, was collegiate; that is, it was served by a college or community of . . . — Map (db m27183) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Fingal), Howth — The Lord Killanin
Sixth President of the International Olympic Committee 1972 - 1980 President of the Olympic Council of Ireland 1950 - 1973 This commemorative bronze bust was unveiled by Dr. Jacques Rogge Eight[h] President of the . . . — Map (db m27050) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — Monasterboice / Mainistir Bhuithe
Monasterboice — from Mainistir Bhuithe (the Monastery of Buithe) This is the only early Irish monastery whose name incorporates the Irish word mainistir. Monasterboice was founded by St Buite, who died around 520. The . . . — Map (db m24628) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Crossakiel — Jim Connell
Author of “The Red Flag” which became the anthem of the International Labour Movement Born Rathniska, Kilskyre 1852 Died Lewisham, London 1929 Oh, grant me an ownerless corner of earth, Or pick me a hillock of stones, . . . — Map (db m27347) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — St Mary's AbbeyDuleek Heritage Trail
One of the great churches of the 12th century, St. Mary's Abbey, was built by the Augustinians on lands presented to them by Hugh de Lacy, Overlord of Meath. In the 1500s a massive square tower was built alongside the earlier round tower. The . . . — Map (db m26384) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — The Lime TreeDuleek Heritage Trail
William of Orange and Mary accepted the throne of England in 1698, supplanting King James II who took refuge with his ally and sponsor Louis XIV of France. The tensions between James and William would reach their highpoint in 1690 at the battle of . . . — Map (db m24802) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Catherine Dempsey
Here rest the remains of Silvester O'Dempsey Esq. Who departed this life the 31 Dec. 1817 In the 70 year of his age A Man of the most steady Friendship Unblemished Integrity extensive charity And Universal Benevolence This frail . . . — Map (db m26423) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Market CrossKells Heritage Trail
This 9th century high cross, the cross of the gate of the Kells monastery, is one of five high crosses still surviving in Kells. The cross of the gate, currently at or near its original site, was a termon cross and signified that a fugitive could . . . — Map (db m27341) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — St Columba's ChurchKells Heritage Trail
Diarmuld MacCarroll, High King of Tara, is said to have granted the dun of Cenannus to St Columcille in the 6th century for the purpose of establishing a monastery. This may explain why in 804 the Columban community on the island of Iona . . . — Map (db m26444) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Loyd — Spire of LoydKells Heritage Trail
The tower, a mock lighthouse, was erected in 1791 by the First Earl of Bective in memory of his father Sir Thomas Taylor. The architect was Henry Baker who completed the design of the Kings Inns in Dublin after Gandon. The tower has an internal . . . — Map (db m27324) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Slane — Saint Patrick on the Hill of Slane
Long established tradition tells that St. Patrick lit the Easter Fire on this Hill of Slane in 433. In doing so, he unwittingly disobeyed King Laoghaire at nearby Tara. The inevitable confrontation had a happy outcome: Laoghaire's druid, Erk, . . . — Map (db m22538) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Slane — Slane AbbeyMainistir Shláine
Slane Abbey It is believed that in 433 AD, the first Christian missionary to Ireland, later known as St. Patrick, lit a large celebration fire here on the Hill of Slane. Soon after St Patrick, a monastery associated with St Earc was built . . . — Map (db m22533) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Anascaul — Jerome ConnorDealbhoir Cumdubh Abhanascaul — 1876 - 1943
The Irish sculptor of international stature was born in Coumduff, Annascaul in 1876. His family emigrated to the USA in 1888 where he developed his artistic skills. He returned to Dublin in 1925, worked there until his death in 1943. Among . . . — Map (db m23075) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Anascaul — Tom CreanAntarctic Explorer — 1877 - 1938
Expeditions to Antarctica Discovery, 1901-1904 Terra Nova, 1910-1013 Endurance, 1914-1917 In recognition of his invaluable contribution to these expeditions and of his many acts of selfless heroism on behalf of his companions . . . — Map (db m23045) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Kilmalkedar — Kilmalkedar Church / Cill Mhaoilchéadair
Kilmalkedar — from Cill Mhaoilchéadair (the Church of Mhaoilchéadair) Kilmalkedar Church Kilmalkedar, one of the most important early church sites on the Dingle peninsula, is traditionally associated with St. Brendan but it . . . — Map (db m24299) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Listowel — Maid of Erin
Work of local man Pat McAuliffe 1846-1921 — Map (db m23698) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Limerick), Abbeyfeale — Reverend William Casey
His grateful fellow countrymen at home and beyond the seas have erected this monument to the memory of Rev. William Casey, for a quarter of a century prior to his death, the parish priest of this parish. He found his people struggling in the . . . — Map (db m24739) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem — Latin Dedicatory Inscription
Latin Text that appears on Stone: ... )s Tiberivm ... Pon)tivs Pilatvs ... Praef)ectvsivda(ea) English Translation of Text, provided, but not seen on Stone: ... building in . . . — Map (db m88742) HM
Italy, Lazio (Rome Province), Rome — Arch of Constantine
IMP • CAES • FL • CONSTANTINO • MAXIMO • P • F • AVGUSTO • S • P • Q • R • QVOD • INSTINCTV • DIVINITATIS • MENTIS • MAGNITVDINE • CVM • EXERCITV • SVO • TAM • DE • TYRANNO • QVAM • DE • OMNI • EIVS • FACTIONE • VNO • TEMPORE • IVSTIS • . . . — Map (db m47768) HM
Italy, Lazio (Rome Province), Rome — Vittorio Emanuele II — [Capitoline Hill]
Monumento a Vittorio Emanuele II secc. XIX-XX Architetti: G. Sacconi, P. Piacentini, G. Koch, M. Manfredi Renderings of the Monument: Pianta * Sezione longitudianle * Prospeto [Left column - Text in . . . — Map (db m47437) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Ignacio Luis Vallarta
En esta casa murió el Jurisconsulto Don Ignacio Luis Vallarta 31 de diciembre de 1893 English translation: In this house died the Legal Expert Ignacio Luis Vallarta December 31, 1893 — Map (db m90451) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — José Mariano Beristain y Souza
En esta casa vivió el ilustre Bibliógrafo José Mariano Beristain y Souza 1808. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: In this house lived the illustrious Bibliographer José Mariano . . . — Map (db m90475) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — Miguel Ramos Arizpe
Miguel Ramos Arizpe. Federalista. Hijo de Coahuila. Nacio 1775. Doctor en canones. Diputado a las Corte de Cadiz en 1810. Redacto la Constitucion de 1824. Ministro de Estado. Diplomatico. Murio en 1843. English translation: Miguel . . . — Map (db m90836) HM
Mexico, Distrito Federal, Ciudad de Mexico — The Reign of CuauhtemoctzinEl Reino de Cuauhtemoctzin
I Auhnican Motlatocatlali Quauh te moctzin Ilacatauhtli Xocoyotl y pa motlac tu coatl y pa acica Castilteca eniyenoch Xituitl tlatocat ynican Zlanlulco y Pan Slocbiah Yayotl Ynican tlatelolco Anales de Tlatelolco Traduccion del Dr. Angel Ma. . . . — Map (db m92067) HM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Ezequiel Montes Ledesma
Lic. D. Ezequiel Montes Ledesma 1820-1883 Esclarecido liberal queretano que se distinguio como diplomático y jurisconsulto. Fue miembro prominente del grupo de mexicanos que lucharon denodadamente en la época de la reforma por implantar el sistema . . . — Map (db m90474) HM
Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Francisco León de la Barra
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Mexico, Querétaro, Santiago de Querétaro — Saint Junípero Serra
San Junípero Serra, OFM (1713-1784) Apóstol de la Sierra Gorda y las Californias Santiago de Querétaro, Qro. Septiembre XXIII A.D. MMXV English translation: Saint Junípero Serra, OFM (Orders of Friars Minor, Franciscans) (1713-1784) . . . — Map (db m90829) HM
Netherlands Antilles, Sint Maarten, Philipsburg — Historic Sint Maarten Remembered"Peg Leg Pete"
Pieter Stuyvesant was the last Governor of the Dutch colony of New Netherland (now New York), from 1646 until its surrender to the English in 1664. He was born in the Dutch province of Friesland in 1611 or 1612. After studying languages and . . . — Map (db m40330) HM
Netherlands Antilles, Sint Maarten, Philipsburg — Vance Theophilus Jamesa.k.a. Captain David
Vance Theophilus James, known as "Captain David," was born June 20, 1918 in the fishing village of Dieppe Bay, St. Ketts. After having worked as a cane cutter and fisherman, he first started sailing on the Lady Kate, and later on the inter island . . . — Map (db m40372) HM
Nicaragua, Granada — William Walker's Stables
Comprometido con la preservación y la historia de la ciudad de Granada restuaró este edificio por su valor patrimonial. Este lugar durante la Guerra Nacional en 1855 fue utilizado como caballeriza de William Walker y en 1904 se instaló el . . . — Map (db m80267) HM
Philippines, Cebú Province, Cebu City — 400 Years of Continuing OAR Presencein the Philippines and Asia — 1696 to 2006
Panel 1: Fray Rodrigo de San Miguel Pioneering Missionary Indistinctly known in history books as Fr. Rodrigo Aganduru (1584-1626), the intrepid missionary from Villadolid, Spain, arrived with the first Recollects in 1606. Bataan and . . . — Map (db m64224) HM
Philippines, Cebú Province, Cebu City — Antonio Pigafetta — 1496 - 1535
Patrician of Vicenza, Italy and Knight of Malta chronicler of the Magellan expedition that first circumnavigated the globe from 1519 to 1522. He fought in Mactan and was one of the 22 survivors who returned to Spain. This tribute was erected by the . . . — Map (db m64200) HM
Philippines, Manila, Binondo — Ang Tahanan ng Kaanak ni Rizal 1903 Daang San Fernando, MaynilaHouse of Rizal's Relatives — 1903 San Fernando Street, Manila
In Tagalog: Si Teodora Alonzo, ina in Rizal, ay namatay noong ika-16 ng Agosto ng 1911 sa isang bahay na nakatayo sa pook na ito (ngayo'y blg, 476-478) at ari ni Gng. Luisa Lichauco. Translated, the marker reads: Teodora . . . — Map (db m25025) HM
Philippines, Manila, Binondo — Roman Ongpin(1847 - 1912)
In Tagalog: Makabayan at pilantropo. Isinilang sa Binondo, Maynila, 28 Pebrero 1847. Nahalal bilang Teniente Primero de Mestizos ng Binondo, 1883-1885. Itinatag ang El '82, unang tindahang gumamit sa paraang "fixed price" sa kalye Colon . . . — Map (db m25021) HM
Philippines, Manila, Binondo — Sinilangang Pook ni Heneral Antonio Luna(1866-1899) — Birthplace of General Antonio Luna
In Tagalog: Sa bahay na ito, 843 Urbiztondo, Isinilang si Antonio Luna noong ika-29 ng Oktubre, 1866. Anak nina Joaquin Luna de San Pedro at Laureana Novicio at kapatid ni Juan Luna, ang pintor. Parmasyutiko at kimiko. Bantog na . . . — Map (db m25029) HM
Philippines, Manila, Binondo — William J. Burke(1873-1946)
Cardiologist, Philanthropist. Born February 17,1873, San Miguel, Manila. Obtained the degree of Doctor of Medicine at the University of Dublin, Ireland. Returned to practice his profession in Manila, 1900. Introduced and installed the first . . . — Map (db m25027) HM
Philippines, Manila, Ermita — Plaza Olivia SalamancaPlaza Salamanca
In memory of Olivia Salamanca, M.D., pioneer woman physician of the Philippines. Born in San Roque, Cavite on 1 July 1889; appointed government scholar in 1905; Studied in Drexel Institute, Philadelphia. Died on 11 July 1913. A devoted and compenent . . . — Map (db m25077) HM
Philippines, Manila, Intramuros — Mother Francisca del Espiritu Santo
Francisca de Fuentes, was born to Don Simon de Fuentes and Ana Maria Tamayo del Castillo in the City of Manila in 1647. Widowed and childless herself after a brief marriage, she dedicated herself to helping the sick, the needy and the young. In . . . — Map (db m25291) HM
Philippines, Manila, Intramuros — Padre Jose A. Burgos
In Tagalog: Sa pook na ito nanirahan si Padre Burgos mula noong 1865 hanggang 1872 at nagtrabaho para sa mga pagbabago sa simbahan sa ilalim ng Espanya, naging Kura Paroko ng Parroquia del Sagrario, Fiscal Eclesiastico at pansamantalang . . . — Map (db m25158) HM
Philippines, Manila, Intramuros — Tomas Mapua(1888-1965)
Educator and first registered architect. Born in Manila, December 21,1888. Studied at Ateneo de Manila and Liceo de Manila, completed secondary education at Boones Preparatory School in Berkeley, California, 1907. Obtained the degree of bachelor in . . . — Map (db m25293) HM
Philippines, Metro Manila, Binondo — Our Lady of the Most Holy Rosary Parish ChurchPilipino Parish — Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz, Binondo, Manila
His Eminence, Jaime Cardinal Sin. D.D. Archbishop of Manila commissioned Very Rev. Msgr. Federico V. Navarro to start the restoration and reconstruction of this church on January 1977, which was finished in January 1984. In May 9, 1985, the . . . — Map (db m64588) HM
Philippines, Metro Manila, Binondo — The New Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz
The new Plaza San Lorenzo Ruiz was formerly known as Plaza Calderon de la Barca, a noted Spanish playwright. In 1981 it was renamed after the first Filipino saint, Lorenzo Ruiz, where his statue stands, in honor of this Binondo . . . — Map (db m72413) HM
Philippines, Metro Manila, Sampaloc, Manila — Santo Tomas Internment Camp — Main Building, University of Santo Tomas
Through these portals passed up to ten thousand Americans and other nationals of the free world who were interned within these walls by the Japanese military. Suffering great physical privation and national humiliation from January 4, 1942, until . . . — Map (db m72731) HM WM
Saint Lucia, Castries — Sir George Frederick Lawrence CharlesK.C.M.G. · C.B.E. · S.L.C. · J.P.
Born in Saint Lucia June 7, 1916 Pioneer of the Trade Union Movement 1946. Founding Father of the Saint Lucia Labour Party October 1950. First Minister of Education and Social Services March 1, 1956. First Chief Minister of Saint Lucia January 1, . . . — Map (db m94219) HM
Saint Lucia, Castries — Sir William Arthur Lewis
Born in St Lucia January 23, 1915 Nobel Prize for Economics - 1979 "A country without the Arts is a cultural desert" 1971 Graduation Address, U.W.I. Cave Hill Died June 15, 1991. — Map (db m93903) HM
Saint Lucia, Castries — William Arthur Lewis
[Front] William Arthur Lewis KT Nobel Laureate Economist Born 23rd January 1915 Died 15th June 1991 For whom this college is named Beloved husband of Gladys, Father of Elizabeth and Barbara First Vice-Chancellor of the University of . . . — Map (db m82686) HM
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint George, Kingstown — King Jugbo-Jugbo FemHistorical Site
(King Ja Ja of Opobo - 1821 to 1891) lived at this site. One of many during his years of exile (1888-1891) by the British from Opobo in West Africa. King Ja Ja was banished to ensure British dominance especially in the palm oil trade in what is . . . — Map (db m82664) HM
South Africa, KwaZulu-Natal (Uqweqwe), Loss — The Death of the Prince Imperial
Louise Napoleon, exiled heir to the Bonaparte throne, had been resident in England and had graduated from the Royal Military College in 1875. With the outbreak of the Anglo Zulu War of 1879, Prince Louis, keen to gain military experience, requested . . . — Map (db m91005) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — The Zetterström FountainVasa Museum
Text in Swedish: Zetterström-Fontänen Mustycke som användes för att spola tunnlar under Vasa vid bargningen 1961. Konstructör: Dykarpionjären Arne Zetterstöm (1917-1945) Donatorer: Flygt AB och Marinen . . . — Map (db m56837) HM
Switzerland, Lucerne (Lucerne (District)) — Dr. Jur. Kasimir Pfyffer
In diesem Hause wohnte u. starb Dr. Jur. Kasimir Pfyffer 1794 – 1875 Erster Stadtpräsident von Luzern Mitglied des grossen Rates Nationalratspräsident Obergerichtspräsident Bundesgerichtspräsident Führer der Liberalen Luzerner . . . — Map (db m67497) HM
Switzerland, Lucerne (Lucerne (District)) — The von Silenen HomeHaus von Silenen
Hier Wohnten: Jost von Silenen 1435 – 1497 Propst von Beromuenster Koeniglicher Rat Ludwig XI, von Frankreich / Bischof von Grenoble und Sitten Ritter Albin von Silenen Um 1440 – 1500 Hauptmann der . . . — Map (db m67728) HM
Switzerland, Zurich (Zurich (District)) — (Goethe Stayed Here)
In diesem hause weilte Goethe mit Herzog Karl August von Weimar bei Joh. Caspar Lavater im Jahr 1779 German–English translation by Google Translate Goethe stayed in this home with Duke Karl August of Weimar. John Caspar . . . — Map (db m67119) HM
Switzerland, Zurich (Zurich (District)) — Lenin
. . . — Map (db m67225) HM
Turkey, İzmir (Selçuk District), Ephesus — Last Home of the Blessed Virgin, the Mother of Jesus Christ
Notice About The Shrine This place is considered to be the last home of the Blessed Virgin, the Mother of Jesus Christ. The Facts According to the Scriptures: St. John, in his Gospel, tells us that Jesus, before dying on the . . . — Map (db m44049) HM
Turkey, Ankara (Ankara Metropolitan Municipality) — İsmet İnönü
English: İsmet İnönü was the first prime minister and the second president of the Turkish Republic. He was born in Izmir in 1884. He received his primary education and graduated from military high school and Academy of Artillery . . . — Map (db m83979) HM
Turks and Caicos Islands, Grand Turk, Cockburn Town — #22 — Sunnyside
This house, which always has been known as Sunnyside, was originally located on a cay off South Caicos called Sail Rock Cay. It was built in the 1870s and has the distinction of being one of the most famous houses on Front Street. It was moved board . . . — Map (db m30404) HM
Turks and Caicos Islands, Grand Turk, Cockburn Town — #16 — Todds
Todds, which was built in the 1880's, not only is the oldest variety store in the island, but also the only one still trading under its almost-original name and owned by the same family. The store was first owned by the Stubbs family who were the . . . — Map (db m31453) HM
U.S Virgin Islands, St John, Cruz Bay — Laurance RockefellerPhilanthropist
In 1956 Laurance S. Rockefeller, financier and conservationist, donated over 5,000 acres through the Jackson Hole Preserve for the establishment of Virgin Islands National Park. While sailing the Caribbean in 1952, he became enchanted with the . . . — Map (db m60713) HM
U.S. Virgin Islands, St Thomas, Enighed Community — Arthur S. Fairchild
This Plaque Expresses Appreciation and Perpetuates the Memory of Arthur S. Fairchild Long time friend and president of St. Thomas who on December 27, 1946 donated the major portion of Magens Bay Beach and 56 acres of land in . . . — Map (db m40461) HM
U.S. Virgin Islands, US Virgin Islands, Charlette Amalie — St. Thomas Community Bandmaster
1904  1969 This Bandstand is Dedicated to the memory of David E. Monsanto Bandmaster St. Thomas Community Band 1935 - 1969 Pursuant to the Act. No. 2804 Bill No. 4534 8th Legislature of the V.I. of the U.S. His was a life of . . . — Map (db m40457) HM
United Kingdom, England, London — Trial of William WallaceWestminster Hall
Near this spot, at the Kings Bench at the South end of the Hall, took place the trial of Sir William Wallace the Scottish Patriot on Monday, 23rd August 1305 — Map (db m85742) HM
United Kingdom, England (Cumberland), Burgh by Sands — King Edward I Statue
King Edward I died in Burgh-by-Sands on 7 July 1307 whilst leading a campaign against Robert the Bruce. He was laid in St. Michael's Church.
This plaque was unveiled by HRH The Duke of Kent, KG, GCMG, GCVO on 3 July to mark the . . . — Map (db m85599) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Glasgow), Robroyston — Betrayed & CapturedWilliam Wallace
(Main plaque:) This memorial erected 1900 A.D. By public subscription is to mark the site of the house in which the hero of Scotland was basely betrayed and captured about midnight on 5th August 1305 when alone with his faithful friend and . . . — Map (db m85739) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Adam Smith Grave
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United Kingdom, Scotland (Stirlingshire), Wallacestone — Wallacestone MemorialSir William Wallace
. . . — Map (db m85738) HM
United Kingdom, Staffordshire, Lichfield — Edward Wightman Memorial
Edward Wightman of Burton-on-Trent was burnt at the stake in this Market Place for heresy 11th April 1612 being the last person in England so to die. — Map (db m22661) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Fort Morgan — Noble Leslie DeVotie
(Obverse): First Alabama soldier to lose life in Civil War. DeVotie graduated in 1856 from University of Alabama; Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Princeton in 1859. In 1856 at the University of Alabama, he was chief founder of Sigma . . . — Map (db m4219) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Bartram’s Trail
William Bartram, America’s first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Baldwin County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain’s King . . . — Map (db m81855) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Major Robert Farmar Plantation
Here on the banks of the Tensaw River -- named for the Tensa Indian tribe whose principal village was located at this place -- Major Robert Farmar developed a plantation c. 1772. Farmar was one of the most prominent and controversial Alabamians of . . . — Map (db m66380) HM
Alabama (Barbour County), Eufaula — Old Negro Cemetery / Fairview Cemetery
Front Interred on this gently sloping hillside are the remains of many of Eufaula’s early black citizens. Their names are known only to God because the wooden grave markers which located the burials have long since vanished. This burying . . . — Map (db m27987) HM
Alabama (Bibb County), Brierfield — Absalom Pratt House
Absalom Pratt built this house 8 miles west of here circa 1835 though a section was constructed earlier. It was moved to this site in 1994 by the Cahaba Trace Commission, restored by the Alabama Historic Ironworks Commission, 1997-98, and dedicated . . . — Map (db m37078) HM
Alabama (Blount County), Locust Fork — Gabriel Hanby, 1786-1826← Grave and Homesite 300 Yards
Member Constitutional Convention 1819 First Senator of Blount County Brigadier General, Alabama Militia County road and court systems organized at his house 1820. — Map (db m32484) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Alexandria — Lincoyerand The Battle of Tallasehatchee
At this site, on Nov. 3, 1813, after the Battle of Tallasehatchee, known then as Talluschatches, during the Creek Indian War, Gen. Andrew Jackson found a dead Creek Indian woman embracing her living infant son. Gen. Jackson, upon hearing that . . . — Map (db m36551) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Anniston — Governor Thomas E. Kilby1865-1943
Outstanding local industrialist as President, Kilby Steel Company; Chairman, Board of Directors, Alabama Pipe Company; President, City National and Anniston National Banks. Served as Mayor of Anniston (1905-09); State Senator (1911-15); Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m35758) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Anniston — Major John PelhamWas born here → — September 7, 1838
Commanded Horse Artillery of Army of Northern Virginia, C.S.A. Killed at Kelly’s Ford, Va. March 17, 1863 Styled “The Gallant Pelham” By Robert E. Lee — Map (db m36546) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Anniston — The Birthplace of the “Gallant Pelham”
Major John Pelham C.S.A. Born September 14, 1838 at the home of his Grand Parents William McGehee and Elizabeth Clay McGehee Erected by Forney District U.D.C. May 5, 1937 — Map (db m36547) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Jacksonville — "The Magnolias"Home of Clarence William Daugette — B. Sc., M. Sc., LL. D. 1873-1942
Dean of American College Presidents President of Jacksonville State Normal-State Teachers College 1899-1942 During an Educational Renascence in the South he was in the forefront of the Alabama Educational System President 1st National Bank . . . — Map (db m29922) HM
Alabama (Calhoun County), Jacksonville — Forney’s Corner
Jacob Forney III lived and operated a thriving mercantile establishment at Jacksonville from 1835-56 on the south-east corner of the square. He and his wife Sabina Swope Hoke were the parents of nine children. 1. Daniel Peter - b. Feb. 24, 1819, . . . — Map (db m36450) HM

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