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Argentina, Buenos Aires (Buenos Aires) — Templo de Nuestra Senora del Pilar
Este historico templo de Ntra Sra del Pilar erigido por D. Juan de Narbona en terreno donado por el Capitan Valdez y Inclan fue comenzado en 1716 por los arquitectos religiosos jesuitas Bianchi y Primofi e inaugurado el 12 de Octubre de 1732 siendo . . . — Map (db m80260) HM
Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Jakob Hutter
Hier Wurde Am 25. Februar 1536 Jakob Hutter Haupt der Wiedertäufer in Tirol, auf dem Scheiterhaufen Hingerichtet. German-English translation: Here On 25 February 1536 Jacob Hutter Head of the Anabaptists . . . — Map (db m68115) HM
Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Jesuit Church of the Holy TrinityJesuitenkirche zur Hl. Dreifaltigkeit
Jesuitenkirche zur Hl. Dreifaltigkeit Nach der Gründung des Jesuitenkollegs 1561 schritt man erst 1619 zum Bau einer eigenen Klosterkirche, deren Rohbau – am Platz vor der bestehenden – 1626 einstürzte. Hierauf folgte 1627/40 nach . . . — Map (db m68445) HM
Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — St. James CathedralDom zu St. Jakob
Die heutige barocke Dom- Pfarrkirche wurde 1717/24 nach Plänen von Johann Jakob Herkommer mit einer für ihn charakteristischen Chorkuppel erbaut. Zuvor erhoben sich hier seit der Anlage der Altstadt (ab 1180) mehrere Vorgängerbauten, deren . . . — Map (db m68367) HM
Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Church of the Holy Spirit HospitalSpitalskirche
Spitalskirche Diese, in den Jahren 1700/01 vom Innsbrucker Barockbaumeister Johann Martin Gumpp erbaute Barockkirche erhebt sich östlich anschliessend an das ehemalige, im Jahre 1307 errichtete Stadtspital zum hl. Geist (heute Schule). Der Erstbau . . . — Map (db m68375) HM
Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Court or Franciscan ChurchHof- bzw. Franziskanerkirche
Hof- bzw. Franziskanerkirche Die Innsbrucker Hofkirche (1553/63) beherbergt das bedeutendste Kaisergrab des Abendlandes. Das Grabmal wurde zum Gedenken an Kaiser Maximilian I. (1459 – 1519) errichtet. Die bedeutendsten Künstler der Zeit wie . . . — Map (db m68439) HM
Brazil, Amazonas, Manaus — Praça São SebastiãoMonumento Comemorativo a Abertura dos Portos — Monument to the Opening of the [Amazon] Ports
[Panel 1] Mandado Construir em MDCCCXCIX pelo Exmo Senr. Jose Cardoso Ramalho Júnior, Governador do Estado do Amazonas. [In English: Construction Ordered, 1899, by His Excellency, Mr. Jose Cardoso Ramalho Junior, Governor of the State . . . — Map (db m26407) HM
Brazil, Bahia, Salvador — Igr. Basílica de N. Sr. do Bonfim — ["Basilica Church of Our Lord of the Good End"]
Igreja de pergrinação do século XVIII, com arcadas laterais. Local de grade devoção popular, possui internamente coleção de ex-votos. This simple 18th century church with arches on both sides has been the site of pilgrimages for many years and . . . — Map (db m26089) HM
Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — 01056031 — Ordem Terceira do Carmo Church[Church of the Third Order of Carmel]
The Venerable and Archiepiscopal Third Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmo [sic]was founded on July 19, 1648. In 1749, the Order decided to have a new chapel built to practice spiritual exercises more comfortably. But it was only in 1752 . . . — Map (db m31759) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Congregation Emanu-El
The Congregation Emanu-El Synagogue was built in 1863, just five years after the arrival if the first members of Victoria's Jewish community during the Fraser River gold rush period. Its opening was widely celebrated in Victoria for, despite their . . . — Map (db m72875) 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 — Right Reverend George Hills, D.D.
First Bishop of British Columbia who resigned after completing nearly 34 years of untiring and laborious work in this colony He died at Parham Vicarage, Suffolk, England on December 10th 1895 and was buried 14th December in the . . . — Map (db m74752) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — St. Andrew's Roman Catholic CathedralLa Cathédrale Catholique St. Andrew
Soaring skywards with its bold array of coloured brick, stone and slate, St. Andrew's Roman Catholic Cathedral displays the confident spirituality that characterizes the best religious architecture of the High Victorian Gothic style. Designed in . . . — Map (db m70881) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — St. Ann's Academyl'Académie St. Ann
For over a century, St. Ann's played an important role in the educational life of Western Canada. It served as the regional motherhouse for the Sisters of St. Ann, the major female Roman Catholic teaching and nursing order in British Columbia, which . . . — Map (db m72883) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — The Church of Our Lord
This picturesque building is one of the finest expressions in wood of the Gothic Revival style in Canada. It was constructed in 1875 for the Reformed Episcopal church in Victoria by the Reverend Edward Cridge. Architect John Teague enhanced the . . . — Map (db m72884) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — The Sisters of St. Ann
In 1850, Marie Esther Blondin, now known as Blessed Marie Anne Blondin founded the Congregation of the Sisters of Saint Ann, a Roman Catholic religious order dedicated to education and nursing in Lachine, Quebec.

Bishop Modeste Demers of . . . — Map (db m48767) HM

British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Wesleyan Methodist Church
Upon this site stood Pandora Ave. Wesleyan Methodist Church, the corner-stone of which (the first in British Columbia) was laid by His Excellency Governor Sir James Douglas, August 15th 1859. Erected by Metropolitan United Church, Feb. 11, 1934. — Map (db m49152) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), North Vancouver — St. Paul's ChurchL'église Saint-Paul
{In English:} The oldest surviving mission church in the Vancouver area has long been a focal point of the Mission Reserve. Chief Snat, a renowned Squamish leader, assisted by the Oblate missionaries, was largely responsible for building the . . . — Map (db m32481) HM
Manitoba, Gardenton — St. Michael’s Ukrainian Orthodox Church
Constructed in 1899, this church is a fine early example of Ukrainian ecclesiastical architecture in Canada. Its distinctive massing, plan and bulbous cupolas reflect the Byzantine-influenced architectural heritage of the homeland of the settlers in . . . — Map (db m8421) HM
Manitoba, St. Andrews — St. Andrew’s Rectory
Erected between 1852 and 1854, this large limestone dwelling housed the rector of nearby St. Andrew’s church and complemented the massive construction of that building. The rectory, built for the Reverend William Cockran was one of the first stone . . . — Map (db m8449) HM
Manitoba, St. Andrews — St. Andrews Anglican Church
Beginning in 1828 the Rev. W. Cockran held religious services in the homes of settlers in this area. In 1829 he established a permanent residence at Grand Rapids on the Red River and by 1831 had built a small wooden church. His growing congregation . . . — Map (db m8445) HM
New Brunswick (Charlotte County), Welshpool — St. Anne's Anglican Church
This house of God has welcomed worshippers for one hundred years or more. In commemoration of this fact this plaque has been presented in 1967 Canada's Centennial of Confederation Year 1867 - 1967 — Map (db m54939) HM
New Brunswick (Saint John County), Saint John — Church of Saint Andrew and Saint DavidÉglise Saint Andrew and Saint David
English Constructed in 1879, on the site of the 1815 “Auld Kirk”, the present church is a faithful representation of the Gothic Revival style. One highlight of the interior is the Gothicized pulpit by local carver John Rogerson. . . . — Map (db m77483) HM
New Brunswick (Saint John County), Saint John — The Great Fire of 1877/L’incendie de 1877Trinity Royal — Saint John’s First Historic Preservation Area/Premiere de conservation historique de Saint John
There are two side to this marker English The Great Fire of 1877 One of the most destructive fires of modern times occurred at Saint John, N.B., on Wednesday, June 20th, 1877. It was more calamitous in its character than . . . — Map (db m77570) HM
Newfoundland and Labrador (Division No. 1 (Avalon Peninsula)), St. John's — St. John the Baptist Anglican CathedralCathédrale Anglicane St. John the Baptist
English Begun in 1847, under the direction of Bishop Feild, this cathedral was designed by the noted British architect George Gilbert Scott and is an internationally important monument of the Gothic Revival style. Its historical . . . — Map (db m79058) HM
Nova Scotia (Annapolis County), Annapolis Royal — Glebe LandsHistoric Lower Saint George Street
The modern-day market in Annapolis Royal sits on land that for much of the town’s history was church property. The earliest Roman Catholic Church, built of stone, was located next to the fort and destroyed following Sir William Phips’ capture of . . . — Map (db m78720) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Edmund Burke
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Edmund Burke distinguished scholar, missionary pastor, and prelate, having served for sixteen years, he was elected as Bishop of Sion and first Vicar Apostolic of Nova Scotia on July 4, 1817. He . . . — Map (db m77747) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Pierre Maillard
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of Pierre Maillard who served as missionary to the Micmac Indians in this country for over thirty years, who succeeded in reconciling the Micmac to British rule, who celebrated the first mass and opened . . . — Map (db m77723) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — St. Mary’s BasilicaLa Basilique St. Mary
English St. Mary’s holds a central position in the history of Roman Catholicism in Nova Scotia. Begun in 1820, the church demonstrated the enhanced ecclesiastical status of the province, which acquired its own Bishop in 1818, and witnessed . . . — Map (db m77721) HM
Ontario (Brant County), Brantford — Her Majesty’s Chapel of the MohawksLa Chapelle des Agniers de Sa Majesté — Ne Iakataneraientahtsere Ne Iekora Ne Kanienkehaka Rotoreonnaienhs
English: Originally called St. Paul's, this chapel was the first Protestant church in Upper Canada and is now the oldest surviving church in Ontario. Built by the Crown in 1785, it was given to those Mohawk Indians led by Joseph Brant who . . . — Map (db m83743) HM
Ontario (Brant County), Brantford — St. Paul’s 1785H.M. Chapel of the Mohawks — Chapelle Royale des Mohawks
English: This chapel, the first Protestant church in Ontario, was built by the Crown for the Mohawks of the Six Nations Iroquois who settled here in 1794. It replaced the Queen Anne Chapel (1712) at Fort Hunter, New York, which the Mohawk . . . — Map (db m83694) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Dresden — Spirituality and CommunitySpiritualité et Communauté
English Built around 1850, this modest rural church was moved from Mersea Township to this site in the 1960s and is representative of the churches in which Reverend Henson preached while living at Dawn. Reverend Josiah Henson was most . . . — Map (db m78388) HM
Ontario (Chatham-Kent County), Thamesville — Fairfield — Tecumseh Parkway
The Moravians or "Bohemian Brethren" were a protestant sect that originated in the 1400s in Moravia and Bohemia, the present day Czech Republic. They faced persecution in their homeland and in 1722 many moved to Saxony (now part of Germany) where . . . — Map (db m72448) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — 1748
. . . — Map (db m37519) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — Jesuit Mission to the Hurons
In 1728 a mission to the Huron Indians was established near Fort Pontchartrain (Detroit) by Father Armand de la Richardie, S.J. The mission was moved to Bois Blane Island and the adjacent mainland in 1742. In 1747 it was destroyed by disaffected . . . — Map (db m37386) HM
Ontario (Essex County), Windsor — Montreal Point in 1782The Huron First Nation's gift to the Roman Catholic Church
In the year 1782 the Huron First Nation gave Montreal Point to the Diocese. The Jesuit Fathers constructed the Assumption Parish in 1787, the first Roman Catholic Parish west of Montreal, Quebec. Today the park, named Assumption, is owned and . . . — Map (db m37389) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Cardinal — St. Paul's Church
In 1828 Richard Duncan Fraser, the son of an early Loyalist settler, Captain Thomas Fraser, donated land here for the building of a church to serve the Anglicans in this area. Their minister, the Reverend J.G. Weagandt, the missionary stationed at . . . — Map (db m86849) HM
Ontario (Leeds & Grenville counties), Prescott — The Blue Church
On January 1, 1790, inhabitants of Augusta and Elizabethtown townships agreed to build a church here in the burying yard of the proposed town of "New Oswegatchie". Subscriptions were inadequate and nothing was built by 1804 when Barbara Heck, the . . . — Map (db m87008) HM
Ontario (Leeds and Grenville Counties), Maitland — St. James Church 1826
Among Augusta Township's earliest settlers were a number of Anglican Loyalists who, by 1785, we're holding services in private houses. The first resident missionary, the Reverend John Bethune, was appointed to this area in 1814. Reverend Robert . . . — Map (db m90002) HM
Ontario (Leeds and Grenville Counties), Maitland — St. James's Masonic Lodge No. 74A.F. & A.M.
In a building on property contiguous to this site, St. James Lodge No. 74 (originally No. 40) was founded 9 February 1857. The Christian Order of Masonry, then known as the Sovereign Grand Conclave of England and Wales was instituted here 6 March . . . — Map (db m90000) HM
Ontario (Lennox & Addington Counties), Bath — Early Latter-day Saints in Upper Canada
The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints was organized in 1830 in Fayette, New York. Its unique message was that the original gospel of Jesus Christ had been restored through a modern prophet, Joseph Smith. The Church became known as the . . . — Map (db m83646) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Chippawa — Church of the Holy Trinity
A frame church was built here following the arrival in 1820 of an Anglican missionary, the Reverend William Leeming. It was burned on the night of September 12-13, 1839, by supporters of William Lyon Mackenzie who crossed the Niagara River from New . . . — Map (db m78869) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Charles Green1740 - 1827 — United Empire Loyalist
“If the captain wants me, he may come himself and if he does I will shoot him.” With these words, Charles Green refused induction into the N. Jersey rebel militia. Imprisoned, he escaped and joined the “King’s Rangers” a . . . — Map (db m75879) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — To the Memory of the Pioneersand the Red Meeting House — 1817-1869
Genesee Methodist Conference met here July 1820. — Map (db m75880) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara-on-the-Lake — St. Vincent de Paul Church, 1835
The Parish of St. Vincent de Paul is the direct successor of the many and often interrupted endeavors in the Niagara area since 1626. At first concerned with native peoples, later French and then English-speaking priests came as chaplains for the . . . — Map (db m37237) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Queenston — The Queenston Baptist Church
By 1808 the Rev. Elkanah Holmes, a missionary from the United States, had organized the first Baptist congregation in Queenston. Following the war of 1812 the congregation declined, was reorganized in 1831 and between 1842 and 1845 erected the . . . — Map (db m51627) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Anglican Church, St. Catharines(1795 - 1836)
On this site stood the Anglican chapel, St. Catharines (1795 - 1836), the first public building in the community. The name St. Catharines became associated with the community and the church. By 1797 a log school house was situated just east of this . . . — Map (db m76085) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — BME ChurchNational Historic Site
[Text on left side of marker]: The Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church was the first Black church in St. Catharines. Originally known as the African Methodist Episcopal Church, the name was changed to reflect their loyalty . . . — Map (db m75867) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — Salem Chapel, British Methodist Episcopal Church
Salem Chapel, built in 1855, was an important centre of 19th-century abolitionist and civil rights activity in Canada. Harriet Tubman, the famous Underground Railroad "conductor", lived near here from 1851 to 1858 and is traditionally associated . . . — Map (db m75873) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — St. Paul Street United Church
[on brick] Exterior designated 1990. Of Italianate styling constructed in red brick (favoured by Methodist Church) between 1861 and 1863. Modeled after the Grace Methodist Church in Buffalo. Significant features: round-headed windows, . . . — Map (db m76307) HM WM
Ontario (Northumberland County), Cobourg — Church of St. Peter
This Anglican church was begun in 1851 to replace a frame building erected in 1820. Distinguished by the stepped battlements of its façade, the new building was designed in early Gothic Revival style by the noted architect Kivas Tully, who was . . . — Map (db m90045) HM
Ontario (Oxford County), Thamesford — St. John's Anglican Church1861 - 2011
This plaque commemorates the 150th Anniversary of St. John's Church, which was constructed with local field stones and the labour of the parishioners. This original carriage alighting stone has welcomed all visitors through the years. — Map (db m75952) HM
Ontario (Stormont, Dundas & Glengarry Counties), Maxville — Glengarry Congregational Church1837
This log structure, completed in 1837, is the oldest remaining chapel in Ontario built by Congregationalists. Its first minister, the Reverend William McKillican (1776-1849), emigrated to Canada from Scotland in 1816, and settled in Glengarry the . . . — Map (db m76781) 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 — The Rev. Johann Samuel Schwerdtfeger1734 - 1803
The first Lutheran minister to settle in this province, Schwerdtfeger was born in Burgbernheim, Bavaria, and studied theology at the University of Erlangen. Emigrating to America in 1753, he served as pastor of congregations in Pennsylvania, . . . — Map (db m86847) HM
Ontario (Toronto), Toronto — St. Andrew By-The-Lake
After the Toronto Island parish was established in 1875 Bishop Arthur Sweatman was the prime mover in the building of this Anglican church. Designed by Arthur R. Denison, architect, the Early English Gothic style frame church was opened at the . . . — Map (db m35520) HM
Ontario (Toronto, Municipality of Metropolitan), Toronto — The Bishop’s Palace 1818
On this site stood the "Bishop's Palace", residence of Bishop John Strachan (1778-1867), built in 1817-18 while he was the incumbent of St. James' Church. Born in Scotland, he came to Upper Canada in 1799 where he achieved prominence as an educator . . . — Map (db m83662) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Charlottetown — All Souls’ Chapel
English: This 1888 chapel, designed by William Critchlow Harris, Jr., is a masterful example of High Victorian Gothic Revival architecture in Canada. Its robust design is distinguished by rough textures in rust-red Prince Edward Island . . . — Map (db m80226) 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 — Convent of the Nuns of the Congregation
English: On this site stood the convent of the Nuns of the Congregation, established by Sister Bourgeoys, in 1692, and occupied by the said religious community up to 1843, when it removed to St.-Roch. French: Sur cet emplacement . . . — Map (db m81526) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Le premier monastère d’Ursulines
French: Le 1er août 1639, Marie de l’Incarnation, Ursuline de Tours en France, et ses deux compagnes fondent à cet emplacement le premier monastère d’Ursulines en Nouvelle-France. Dans une maison concédée par la compagnie des . . . — Map (db m81536) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — National Eucharistic Congress
English: The first National Eucharistic Congress was duly solemnised on the these historic plains in June, 1938, when the descendants of ancestral foes met as fraternal friends. French: Sur ces plaines historiques se . . . — Map (db m81232) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Notre-Dame-des-Victoires
French: Notre-Dame-des-Victoires construite en 1688 nommée ainsi à la suite du siège de Phipps et du désastre de la flotte de Walker elle est la plus ancienne église de pierre du Québec English . . . — Map (db m81529) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Seneschal’s Court
English: This ground, which formerly extended to the east, was occupied by the Seneschal’s Court about the year 1650, became, in 1681, the property of the Recollets, who erected on it a church and monastery which were destroyed by fire in . . . — Map (db m81257) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — The Congregation of the Church of Scotland
English: The Congregation of the Church of Scotland, which had Worshipped in Quebec since 1759, Pettitioned (sic) his Majesty King George III, in 1892, for the land on which this Church stands. It was erected and dedicated in 1810. . . . — Map (db m81332) HM
Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Urselines de Quebec1658
English: This site was ceded to the “Urselines de Quebec” on October 25, 1658 by Governor Dargenson on behalf of the Compagnie de la Nouvelle France “anciennes voutes” French: Cet emplacement a . . . — Map (db m81497) HM
Quebec (Chaudière-Appalaches (region)), Berthier-sur-Mer — The Celtic CrossLa croix celtique — 1909
English: Raised in 1909 by members of the Ancient Order of Hibernians, this monument honours the memory of the thousands of Irish immigrants who died on Grosse Île in 1847. Inscriptions in Irish, French and English recall their tragic . . . — Map (db m80684) HM
Quebec (Gaspésie– Îles-de-la-Madeleine (region)), Percé — 350ᵉ anniversaire de la visite de François de Montmorency-Laval
Commémoration le 16 mai 2009 à Percé du 350ᵉ anniversaire de la visite de François de Montmorency-Laval (Montigny-sur-Avre, 1623 - Québec, 1708) nommé Vicaire Apostolique de la Nouvelle-France en 1658 et Sacré premier évêque de . . . — Map (db m80648) HM
Quebec (La-Vallée-du-Richelieu MRC), Chambly — St. Stephen's Anglican ChurchL'Église Anglicane de St. Stephens
English: Erected in 1820, this church served the garrison of the nearby fort as well as the civilian population of Chambly. Seating was extended to accommodate the garrison by altering the pew arrangement in 1833 and adding side galleries . . . — Map (db m88702) HM
Quebec (Montréal (region)), Montréal — History of Basilique Notre Dame de Montréal
French: 1657: Arrivée des sulpiciens à Ville-Marie. M. Gabriel de Queylus,P.S.S., Supérieur. M. Gabriel Souart, P.S.S., Curé-missionnaire. 1672-1683: Construction de la première église Notre-Dame dans l’axe de la rue Notre-Dame. M. . . . — Map (db m82017) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — La Basilique Notre-Dame / Notre-Dame Basilica
Cette imposante basilique, construite de 1824 ả 1829 et terminée au début des années 1840, fut le premier exemple significatif de style néogothique au Canada. Église paroissial érigée selon les plans de l’architecte américano-irlandais James . . . — Map (db m72828) HM
Quebec (Ville-Marie Borough), Montréal — La Basilique Saint-Patrick / Saint Patrick's Basilica
Bel exemple des débuts du néo-gothique, la basilique Saint-Patrick fut bâtie entre 1843 et 1847 pour la communauté irlandaise de Montréal. Conçue par Pierre-Louis Morin et le père Félix Martin, elle combine la simplicité de l’architecture québécoise . . . — Map (db m73082) HM
Saskatchewan, Rosthern — Rosenort Mennonite Church
Mennonite settlers who arrived in this area in 1892 held church services in private homes until 1896, when the first church of the conference of Mennonites in the North-West Territories was built on this site. The Mennonite community had organized . . . — Map (db m8531) HM
Yukon Territory, Dawson City — Rev. William Henry Judge, S.J.St. Mary's Catholic Church
Credited with saving many lives, Father Judge was one of the true heroes of the Klondike, serving the area from May 1897 until his death January 16, 1899. In this short period he built St. Mary’s Hospital, a church and residences, doing much of the . . . — Map (db m70916) HM
Yukon Territory, Dawson City — St. Andrew’s Church and ManseL’église et le presbytère St. Andrew’s
[English] This substantial Presbyterian Church was a reflection of the prosperity and commitment of the congregation it served. Erected in 1901, it boasted a pipe organ and carved oak pews that could accommodate 600. The church bore the . . . — Map (db m49307) HM
Yukon Territory, Whitehorse — Log Church & Rectory
The Reverend Richard Bowen and his wife, veterans of the Klondike Goldrush arrived here August 1, 1900 at the call of Bishop Bompas. Bowen immediately undertook with volunteer labour to build this church of logs and held his first service on October . . . — Map (db m42864) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Francis Skaryna
{Marker text in Belarusian:} 1517-1519, у старым месце Праҗскім выдатны . . . — Map (db m40762) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha (Staré Město), Prague — Church of St. SalvadorKostel Sv. Salvátora
{Marker text in Czech:} Vystavěn renesančne a raně barokně v letech 1578-1653 za účasti C. Luracha a F. Carrattiho. Sochy na průčelí vytvořil J.J. Bendl, štuky na portiku D. Galli a uvnitř . . . — Map (db m40997) HM
Czech Republic, Ústecký (Okres Litoměřice), Terezín — 3 — Garrison Church
In Czech: Posádkový Kostel Kostel Vzkřišení Páně byl postaven v letech 1805-1810. Budovu s věží vysokou 56 m projektovali Ing. Heinrich Hetzinger a Julius D’Andreis. Takřka totožný se nachází v Pevnosti Josefov u . . . — Map (db m22500) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Cathedral of Santo Domingo, First of the AmericasLa Catedral de Santo Domingo Primada de América
Creado por el Papa Julio II en su bula Romanus Pontifex (8 de agosto de 1511). Es la primera de las Catedrales de América. Fue erigida el 12 de mayo de 1512, albergándose en un edificio de paja y madera hasta que se construyó la obra de cantería, . . . — Map (db m92704) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Chapel of Our Lady of the RemediesCapilla de Nuestra Señora de los Remedios
Construida por Don Francisco Dávila dentro de los terrenos de su mayorazgo. Sirvió como capilla particular de varias familias distinguidas durante la colonia. Estuvo en ruinas; restaurandose nuevamente en 1884. English translation: . . . — Map (db m92725) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — Pope John Paul II's 1979 Visit to Santo Domingo
En recuerdo de la primera visita a America de Su Santidad Papa Juan Pablo II El 25 de enero de 1979 Santo Domingo Ciudad Primada de América Ayuntamiento del Distrito Nacional Enero 2008 English: Pope John Paul II In memory of his . . . — Map (db m93466) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — The Pantheon of the NationEl Panteón de la Patria
Ministerio de Cultura Templo de San Ignacio de Loyola Iglesia de la Compañía de Jesús (Jesuitas) Se terminó su construcción hacia 1745, como templo y aula magna de la Real y Pontificia Universidad de Santiago de la Paz (1745-1767) De 1792 a 1798 . . . — Map (db m92807) HM
Dominican Republic, Santo Domingo — The Plaza of the PriestsLa Plazoleta de los Curas
La llamada Plazoleta de los Curas es el recinto abierto de la antigua Claustra o claustro de la misma Catedral, trazada en 1541 por el Reverendísimo Licenciado Don Alonso de Fuenmayor, obispo de esta Diócesis Primada, Presidente a la vez de nuestra . . . — Map (db m92630) HM
Egypt, Governorate of Alexandria, Alexandria — Pompey's Pillar — [Alexandria Serapeum]
Pompey’s Pillar is one of the most famous glories of Alexandria. It has been estimated that this pillar was in the middle of a portico containing some 400 columns. The Arabs called it “Amoud el-Sawari”, Column of the Horsemen. The . . . — Map (db m59921) HM
El Salvador, Cuscatlán, Cojutepeque — History of the Virgin of Fatima in Cerro de las PavasHistoria de la entronización de la Virgen de Fatima en el Cerro de las Pavas
En el año 1949, durante el Congreso Mariano, las autoridades eclesiásticas oficializaron el Cerro de las Pavas como un Santuario a Nuestra Señora de Fátima, en donde se construyó una gruta de piedra roja extraída del mismo cerro y se instaló la . . . — Map (db m89178) HM
El Salvador, Cuscatlán, Suchitoto — Church PlatformPlataforma de Iglesia
La iglesia de la Trinidad era la que funcionaba dentro de la villa de San Salvador y en 1539 ó 1540 se llevó a cabo el primer matrimonio religioso documentado en el territorio. Este fue entre Francisco Castellón y Catalina Gutiérrez, mujer mestiza, . . . — Map (db m93954) HM
El Salvador, Cuscatlán, Suchitoto — Structure 3D2Estructura 3D2
Ocupaba un lugar muy destacado ya que forma la esquina suroeste de la Plaza Mayor. Según las evidencias arqueológicas encontradas durante las excavaciones, como por ejemplo, una canaleta en el piso, desechos de hierro, tierra quemada, ceniza y . . . — Map (db m93930) HM
El Salvador, La Libertad, Antiguo Cuscatlán — Ceiba de Guadalupe ChurchIglesia Ceiba de Guadalupe
"Oye y ten entendido, hijo mio el mas pequeño, que es nada lo que te asusta y te aflige, no se turbe tu corazón, no temas esa enfermedad, ni otra alguna enfermedad y angustia. ¿No estoy yo aquí que soy tu madre? ¿No estas bajo mi sombra? ¿No soy yo . . . — Map (db m81305) 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 Salvador, El Paisnal — Assassination of Rutilio Grande
No hay amor mas grande que este dar la vida por sus amigos Jesus P Rutilio Grande Manuel Solorzano Nelson Rutilio Lemus 12 Marzo 1977 Painted on the monument “Vamos todos al Banquete, a la Mesa de la Creacion, cada . . . — Map (db m82515) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Basilica of the Sacred Heart of San Salvador
Primer Centenario Basilica del Sagrado Corazon de Jesus “Cien años entregando el amor de Jesus” Durante el pontificado de su santidad Papa Francisco, siendo Arzobispo Metropolitano Monseñor José Luis Escobar 1913-2013 . . . — Map (db m82541) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — El Rosario ChurchIglesia El Rosario
Lugar Historico Segun Decreto No. 38 de la Asamblea Legislativa de El Salvador de Fecha Trece de Julio de 1972. San Salvador, 15 de Septiembre de 1972. 151 Aniversario De La Independencia Patria English translation: . . . — Map (db m81338) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — El Salvador del Mundo
La Alcaldía Municipal de San Salvador Bajo la Administración del Doctor Norman Quijano y La Fundación Poma Se honran en entregar al pueblo salvadoreño Esta emblemática plaza El Salvador del Mundo como símbolo de esperanza y de fé en . . . — Map (db m81336) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Father José María Vilaseca
Padre Jose Maria Vilaseca 1831-1910 Fundador de Las Congregaciones Josefinas 125 Aniversario 1872-19 de septiembre-1997 “Adelante, Siempre Adelante, Pues lo Quiere San José” IPH English translation: Father José María . . . — Map (db m92341) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Oscar Romero
¡Que bien responden los Pueblos cuando se les Sabe amar! 21 enero 1979 Monseñor Romero XXII Aniversario de su martirio 1980-2002 San Salvador, 24 de marzo de 2002 English translation: How well the people respond When . . . — Map (db m81352) HM
El Salvador, Santa Ana, Coatepeque — Pilgrimage of Jesus of the MiraclesRomería de Jesús de los Milagros
En homenaje a la apertura del III centenario De la romeria de Jesús de los Milagros 1794 – 1995 En nombre del pueblo coatepequeno Parroco Pbro. Jose David Magana Vicario Pbro. Guadalupe Moan Tobar English translation: . . . — Map (db m82542) HM
El Salvador, Santa Ana, Metapán — Saint Peter Church of MetapánIglesia de San Pedro de Metapán
Templo Colonial Construido en 1743 Restaurado en 1969 por Cemento de El Salvador, S.A. a iniciativas de los Padres Franciscanos Capuchinos. El pueblo metapaneco en gratitud. English translation: Colonial Temple Constructed in 1743 . . . — Map (db m88412) HM
El Salvador, Santa Ana — Aurelio Fuertes and Santa Ana Cathedral
Homenaje del pueblo santaneco al ingeniero Don Aurelio Fuertes Autor de los planos y Director de los trabajos de esta S.I. Catedral enero 21 1906 1956 English translation: Tribute from the people of Santa Ana to . . . — Map (db m80225) HM
Estonia, Harjumaa MaakondTallinn — Toompea Loss[Toompea Castle]
Aerial photo of the castle and surroundings Text in Estonian : … Text in English: Toompea Castle is the seat of the Parliament of the Republic of Estonia – the Riigikogu The castle complex is made up of . . . — Map (db m57027) 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
Finland, Uusimaa Region (Helsinki), Suomenlinna — KirkkopuistoKyrkparken - Church Park — [Suomenlinna Sea Fortress]
[Text in Finnish:] … [Text in Swedish:] … [Text in English:] The crownwork (1) comprises the southern flank of an ambitious plan for a public square originally drawn up by Augustin Ehrensvard. The foundation stone . . . — Map (db m57779) HM
France, Aquitaine (Dordogne Département), Sarlat-la-Canéda — Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs[Chapel of the White Penitents] — Histoire de Sarlat
XVIIe siècle Le beau portail baroque est le seul ornement de l’église de Récollets devenue de chapelle des Pénitents Blancs au XIXe siècle. Depuis 1970, elle abrite un musée d’art sacré.

[English translation by Google Translate , with . . . — Map (db m60438) HM

France, Aquitaine (Dordogne Département), Sarlat-la-Canéda — Eglise Saint-SacerdosXVIIe siècle — Histoire de Sarlat
Edifiée sur les foundations de l’église romane de l’abbaye fondée au IXe siècle. Tour-clocher en grande partie romane. Orgue de Jean-François L’Epine (1752).

[English translation by Google Translate (with modifications): Built on the . . . — Map (db m60402) HM

France, Aquitaine (Dordogne Départment), Saint-Léon-sur-Vézère — L’Émergence du ChristianismeThe Emergence of Christianity
Déjà au Ve siècle, sur le site d’une villa gallo-romaine, une première église se reflète dans les eaux de la rivière. L’eau – mireir des bâtiments, réserve de pêche et voie de communication- est, à l’époque gallo-romaine, un élément décisif . . . — Map (db m60401) HM
France, Aquitaine (Dordogne Départment), Sarlat-la-Canéda — Palais ÉpiscopalXVIIe siècle — Histoire de Sarlat
Construit sur les vestiges du premier palais érigé au XVe siècle (façade nord), le palais du XVIIe siècle fut entièrement remanié en 1900 pour devenir un théâtre.

[English translation by Google Translate (with modifications): Built on the . . . — Map (db m60403) HM

France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Bayeux — 20 — Autour des AugustinesAugustine District — Bayeux, la Qualité a ses Racines
En française: L’hôtel-Dieu était au Moyen Age, avec les léproseries des faubourgs, la principale institution destinée au soin des malades de Bayeux. Fondé au début du XIIIe siècle, il est implanté sur la rive nord de l’Aure comprenant outre . . . — Map (db m88519) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Bayeux — 21 — L'Ancien SeminaireFormer Seminary — Bayeux, la Qualité a ses Racines
En française: Le musée de la Tapisserie de Bayeux est installé dans l’ancien grand séminaire de Bayeux, lieu de formation des futurs prêtres du diocèse de la fin du XVIIe siècle jusqu’en 1969. Depuis 1983, la célèbre Tapisserie, commanditée . . . — Map (db m88524) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Bayeux — 2 — Le palais EpiscopalBishop’s Palace — Bayeux, la Qualité a ses Racines
En française: L’ancienne résidence des évêques de Bayeux est un ensemble architectural complexe. Il se développe, depuis le Moyen Age, sur le flanc nord de la cathédrale autour d’une cour (1), d’un ancien cloître (2), et d’un jardin . . . — Map (db m89162) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Bayeux — 3 — Les Abords du Chevet de la CathédraleCathedral Surrounding Area — Bayeux, la Qualité a ses Racines
En française: La recomposition paysagère entreprise autour du chevet de la cathédrale permet de restituer l'édifice dans son environnement médiéval. Jusqu'à la fin du XVIIIe siècle, la cathédrale était en effet l'élément majeur . . . — Map (db m92114) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Bayeux — 6 — L'Esplanade FlachatFlachat Esplanade — Bayeux, la Qualité a ses Racines
En française: L'ensemble cathédral se prolonge au nord par différents bâtiments affectés à l'usage du chapitre (membres du clergé de la cathédrale). La bâtiment adossé à la tour nord est la salle capitulaire, lieu de réunion du . . . — Map (db m92347) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Calvados Département), Honfleur — Le Faubourg Saint-Catherine / Le Faubourg Saint-Léonard
Le Faubourg Saint-Catherine Le faubourg Saint-Catherine, était autrefois longé par la mer. C'est donc très logiquement que les marins s'y sont installés et y ont édifié dans la deuxième moitié du XV° siècle, l'étonnante église Sainte Catherine. . . . — Map (db m86615) HM
France, Basse-Normandie (Manche Département), Mont-Saint-Michel — Le Mont-Saint-Michel — UNESCO World Heritage Site
Le Mont-Saint-Michel et sa baie figurant sur la liste du patrimoine mondial Culturel et Naturel de l’U.N.E.S.C.O. L’inscription sur cette liste consacre la valeur universelle et exceptionnelle de ce site et la volonté de chacun de contribuer à . . . — Map (db m88731) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — 1 — Cathédral Notre-Dame — World Heritage Site
La cathédral actuelle a été précédée par une basilique paléochrétienne (Ve siècle) et une grande église carolingienne (IXe siècle). Commencée en 1211, la construction a été achevée pour l'essentiel dans les anées 1270-80. Les parties hautes datent . . . — Map (db m86013) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — Cavalcade du sacre des rois de France
Au lendemain de leur sacre, la tradition voulait que les Rois de France, devenus "le bras armé de l'Eglise" se rendent en un brillant cortège militaire de la Cathédrale à Saint-Remi en empruntant la rue Saint-Denis puis la rue Neuve (aujourd'hui . . . — Map (db m85956) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — 4 — Chevet de la Cathédral Notre-Dame — World Heritage Site
L'urbanisme d'après-guerre a dégagé la cathédrale, le palais archiépiscopal (1690) et la chapelle palatine gothique, oratoire du prélat et de sa curie. Edifié dans le premier tiers du XIIIe siècle, le chevet témoigne, avec ses doubles volées . . . — Map (db m85682) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — 26 — Maison du Trésorier du Chapitre de la CathédralHome of the Treasurer of the Chapter of the Cathedral
Le trésorier du chapitre était un important dignitaire qui gérait son patrimoine, veillait sur les reliques et était chargé du maintien de l'ordre dans la cathédrale et ses abords immédiates. Une barrière (les lices) marquait sur le parvis la limite . . . — Map (db m85688) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — 2 — Palais du TauThe Bishop's Palace
Ancienne résidence archiépiscopale, le Palais du Tau doit son nom à son plan en T. Peu avant 1500, Guillaume Briçonnet le dota d'une grande et lumineuse salle d'honneur au décor flamboyant où se tenaient, entre autres, les festins des sacres. Deux . . . — Map (db m86015) HM
France, Champagne-Ardenne (Marne Département), Reims — 25 — Porte et Place du Chapitre de la Cathédral
La pâté de maisons compris entre la cathédral, les rues du Cloître, du Trésor et Carnot étaient réservées aux chanoines. Cet enclose comprenait le cloître, les bâtiments nécessaires a la vie committee, les écoles et toutes les dépendances utiles à . . . — Map (db m86016) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste[Church of St. John the Evangelist] — Histoire de Paris
Construite entre 1894 et 1904, à la demande du curé de Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, dont la paroisse se révèle trop étendue, cette première église moderne de Paris est l’ouvre d’un disciple de Labrouste: Anatole de Baudot. Novateur à sa manière, ce . . . — Map (db m60803) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Église Saint-Vincent-de-PaulHistoire de Paris
Dèdiée à saint Vincent de Paul, cette église domine le quartier où il a vécu et œuvré. Elle a été bâtie à partir de 1824 par Jean-Baptiste Lepère assisté de son gendre Hittorff, qui prit une part décisive au chantier. De plan basilical, elle évoque . . . — Map (db m86083) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Ici s’elevait Le Chapelle Saint Michel du Palais(Here stood the Chapel Saint Michel of the Palace)
Philippe Auguste y fut baptise en 1165 • et y installa • en 1210 • le siege de la confrerie des pelerins du Mont Saint Michel • Louis XI y transfera en 1470 le siege de l’Ordre de Saint Michel •

(English translation by Google Translate with . . . — Map (db m61541) HM

France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — La basilique du Sacré-CœurThe Basilica of the Sacred Heart — Histoire de Paris
En juillet 1873, l'Assemblée nationale déclare d'utilité publique la basilique que l'archevêque de Paris propose d'élever, par souscription nationale, au sommet de la colline de Montmartre, "en l'honneur du Sacré-Cœur de Jesus-Christ, pour appeler . . . — Map (db m85014) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Saint-Benoît le BétournéHistoire de Paris
En 1431, maître Guillaume de Villon, répétiteur de droit canonique, devient chapelain de cette église aujourd’hui disparue, dont le choeur, orienté à l’ouest, justifie le surnom de «mal tournee» . Cette année-là naît François de Montcorbier: . . . — Map (db m61462) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Sainte-Chapelle
Restauration des verrières 107, 109,111 et 113 Les quinze verrières de la chapelle haute constituent un joyau de l’art du vitrail du XVIIIe siècle. Elles font l’objet d’une vaste campagne de restauration initiée en 2007 sur les verrières du choeur . . . — Map (db m61581) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Saint-Pierre de MontmartreHistoire de Paris
Dès le milieu du Ve siècle s’élèva ici, sur l’emplacement d’un temple de Mars, une première église mérovingienne. Cédée en ruines au roi Louis VI en 1133, elle est reconstruite pour l’abbaye de bénédictines fondée par la reine Adélaide de Savoie, et . . . — Map (db m60877) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Square Aristade Caviaillé-Coll1862 — Mairie de Paris
Ce square se trouve sur l'un des points les plus élevés de l'arrondissement (52 m) : une butte baptisée autrefois la « Vieille-Montagne ». L'église Saint-Vincent-de-Paul, édifiée sous la Restauration, est une réalisation des architectes Hittorff et . . . — Map (db m86082) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — Square Jean XXIIIHistoire de Paris
C'est le plus ancien jardin public de quartier: créé en 1848, il précède les squares d'Haussmann. A son emplacement se trouvait le palais de l'archeveché, splendide édifice construit à partir de 1697 selon les instructions du cardinal de Noailles, . . . — Map (db m85322) HM
France, Île-de-France (Paris), Paris — The Bells of Notre DameLes Cloches de Notre-Dame de Paris
D'avant le période révolutionnaire, il ne subsiste qu'une seule cloche, le bourdon Emmanuel fondu en 1686 par Florentin Le Gay, toujours en dans la tour sud et que le public peut encore admirer. Lors de la grande restauration de la cathédrale . . . — Map (db m85325) HM
France, Languedoc-Roussillon (Bouches-du-Rhône Département), Arles — Le Forum Romain et Les CryptoportiquesThe Roman Forum and the Cryptoportiques
L’implantation du Forum romain contre le flanc Ouest de la colline d’Arles a necéssité la construction d’importantes substructions destinées à établir solidement une vaste terrasse. La partie Nord de ces galeries sousterraines, appelées . . . — Map (db m60964) HM
France, Languedoc-Roussillon (Hérault Départment), Beziers — La Chapelle des Recollets
Ici, dans la chapelle des Recollets s’est tenue, du 16 mars au 6 avril 1789, l’Assemblée des Trois Ordres de la Senechaussée de Béziers pour les Etats Generaux du Rouvaume. L’Abbe Gouttes et l’abbe Martin ont été deputes du Clerge : M. Gleises de . . . — Map (db m60251) HM
France, Languedoc-Roussillon (Hérault Départment), Capestang — La collégiale Saint Etienne[The church of Saint Etienne]
Sa construction lancée à partir de la fin de XIIIe siècle, se poursuivit au début de XIVe en provoquant la destruction travée par travée de l’édifice roman de la fin du Xie siécle qui la précédait. De cette première période, it subsiste encore des . . . — Map (db m60055) HM
France, Languedoc-Roussillon (Hérault Départment), Capestang — Le Château de l’archevêque[Castle of the Archbishop]
La présence d’une demeure est attestée dès le XIIe siecle. Au VIIIe l’adjonction d’une courtline avec tours d’angle et les aménagements du logis avec arcs et mâchicoulis en front une forteresse. Sa fonction résidentielle s’affirme aux XIVe et XVe : . . . — Map (db m60174) HM
France, Midi-Pyrénées (Tarn Département), Albi — La Temporalité
Le nom de cette rue rappelle l’emplacement du bâtiment de la Temporalité, tribunal des affairs civiles (vols, homicides, coups et blessures) qui permettait à l’évêque, seigneur de la ville, de rendre la justice au nom de son pouvoir temporel. En . . . — Map (db m60516) HM
France, Midi-Pyrénées (Tarn Département), Albi — Le palais de la Berbie[The Bishop's Palace]
La construction Le nom du palais vient du mot occitan «bisbia» , devenue «verbie» puis «berbie» et qui signiffie évêché. L’édification du palais se déroule en de nombreuses étapes : la construction elle-même s’étale entre 1228 et 1306. Par la . . . — Map (db m60337) HM
France, Midi-Pyrénées (Tarn Département), Albi — Le palais de la Berbie[Le Bishop's Palace]
Le nom du palais vient de l’occitan bisbia signifiant “évêche”, référence à sa fonction de résidence episcopale. Le bâtiment fut engé entre le XIIIe et le XIVe siècle et connut quelque modifications jusqu’au XVIIe siècle. Il forme avec . . . — Map (db m60356) HM
France, Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur (Vaucluse Département), Bonnieux — 9 — La Vieille Eglise(The Old Church)
Ainsi nommée par les Bonnieulais depuis l’érection au XIXeme siècle d’une nouvelle église au bas du village. Vieille Eglise, donc ou église haute ou encore église Saint Sauveur, elle culmine à 429 m d’altitude. On y distingue une partie romane à . . . — Map (db m61759) HM
Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Tübingen District), Bebenhausen — Abtshaus / Abbot's House
1339 unter Abt Konrad von Lustnau als Wohnung des Abtes errichtet, um 1510 erweitert und mit Fachwerkobergeschoß versehen. Holzbrücke als Verbindungsgang zum Dormitorium (um 1860 abgerissen). Ab 1807-11 Umbau als Jagdschloß für König Friedrich . . . — Map (db m77481) HM
Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Tübingen District), Bebenhausen — Gewürz- und Kräutergarten / Spice and Herb Garden
1987 in Anlehnung an klösterliche Heilkräutergärten des Mittelalters, die von den Mönchen bearbeitet wurden, mit Staudengewächsen, ein- und zweijährigen Pflanzen und Gehölzen angelegt, die in erster Linie zu Heilzwecken genutzt wurden und im . . . — Map (db m77522) HM
Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Tübingen District), Bebenhausen — Klosterküche / Monastery Kitchen
Mehrfach veränderter, bis ins 13. Jahrhundert zurückreichender Bau. Von der großen Herdstelle nur noch der mächtige Rauchfang erhalten. ———————— Multiple modifications, reaching back to the . . . — Map (db m77538) HM
Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Tübingen District), Bebenhausen — Sommerrefektorium / Summer Refectory
Um 1335 unter Abt Konrad von Lustnau über romanischem Vorgängerbau als zweischiffiger Speisesaal der Mönche mit drei Achteckstützen und Sterngewölbe erbaut. 1410 Dachreiter auf dem Südgiebel als Glockentürmchen. Raumfassung mit Glasfenstern, . . . — Map (db m77517) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — Cathedral Church of Our LadyUnserer Lieben Frau Dom und Pfarrkirche
. . . — Map (db m68750) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — The Church of Saint MichaelSankt Michael
Sankt Michael Erbaut 1583 – 1597 im Auftrag Herzog Wilhelm V. von Friedrich Sustris German – English translation: The Church of Saint Michael Built 1583-1597 by Friedrich Sustris on behalf of Duke Wilhelm V. . . . — Map (db m68740) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane
Durch hochherzige Spenden seiner königlichen hoheit des Prinzregenten Luitpold von Bayern, des Domkapitels zu Unserer Lieben Frau und opferwilliger Münchener Bürger wurde es ermöglicht, im Jahre 1888 das enge Liebefrauengässchen zu dieser Strasse zu . . . — Map (db m22603) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Ansbach District), Rothenburg ob der Tauber — Granary/Jewish CemeterySchrannenplatz/Judenkirchhof — (ca 1339 - 1520)
Der „Judenkirchhof” war der Bestattungsplatz der jüdischen Einwohner und lag ursprünglich außerhalb der ersten Stadtmauer. Bereits seit 1339 bezeichnete man den Platz als „coemeterium Judaeorum” (Begräbnisplatz der Juden). In . . . — Map (db m77690) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Ansbach District), Rothenburg ob der Tauber — Rabbi Meir ben Baruch von Rothenburg
Rabbi Meir ben Baruch von Rothenburg einem der bedeutendsten Talmudgelehrten zum gedenken Geboren um 1220 in Worms, lebte und wirkte er von etwa 1250 bis 1286 in der Synagoge und in der Talmudschule, die auf diesem Platze standen, dem . . . — Map (db m80871) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Ansbach District), Rothenburg ob der Tauber — St. Jakob's Church World War I Memorial
Im kampf fürs Vaterland starben: Karl Wägerlein - Maurer u. Steinhauer in Frankreich am 2. Jan. 1915 Georg Lindner - Steinmetzpalier in Rumänien am 9. Nov. 1917 David Neumeister - Maurer in Frankreich am 14. Okt. 1918 . . . — Map (db m77712) WM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Dettelbach — Dettelbach SynagogueDettelbach Synagoge
In German: An dieser Stelle stand 1862 die erbaute Synagoge der jüdischen Kultusgmeinde Dettelbach. Nach 1938 wurde das Gebäude als Volksschule benutzt. English translation: On this site stood the synagogue of the Jewish . . . — Map (db m77434) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Mainstockheim — Mainstockheim SynagogueMainstockheim Synagoge
Text in German:: Dieses Gebäude, erbaut 1836, diente der jüdischen Kultusgemeinde als Synagoge. Die Gemeinde gedenkt ihrer ehemaligen jüdischen Mitbürger. Zur Erinnerung und Mahnung! English translation: This building, . . . — Map (db m77436) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Baroque Crucifixion SculptureBarocke Kreuzigungsgruppe
Errichtet 1740 vom Bierbrauer-Ehepaar Johann Georg und Maria Barbara Stephan zur Erinnerung an drei ihrer 13 Kinder, die bereits im Kindesalter starben. Bei der Kirchenerweiterung um 1900 entfernt, 1985 wieder errichtet und 2008 renoviert durch . . . — Map (db m77628) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Catholic RectoryKatholisches Pfarrhaus
Stadtvogt Johann Barthel Stang erbaute 1708 dieses repräsentative Bürgerhaus. Um 1750 kaufte die Bierbrauerei-Familie Stephan das Anwesen und eröffnete die Brauereigaststätte "Zur Krone". Die Katholische Pfarrei Gerolzhofen übernahm anno 1810 das . . . — Map (db m77710) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Chapel of St. JohnJohanniskapelle
Im Jahr 1497 als Friedhofskapelle erbaut, vermutlich auf den Fundamenten älteren Taufkirche. Das untere Gewölbe diente bis 1816 als Aufbewahrungsort für die exhumierten Gebeine. In oberen Gottesdienstraum stand der Riemenschneider-Altar. Heute . . . — Map (db m78019) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Parish ChurchStadtpfarrkirche
Um 800 n. Chr.: Vorgängerkirche aus Holz Um 1000: romanischer dreischiffiger Bau Um 1400: Baubeginn der gotischen Kirche auf den Fundamenten des romanischen Baus Um 1700: Barockisierung des Innenraums 1898-1902: Verläengerung des . . . — Map (db m78510) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Iphofen — Ilmbacher Hof
[Marker text in German: Aus einer alten Chronik: „Der nachmalige Kloster Ilmbachische Hof war sonst ein Bürgerhaus mit einer öden Hofstadt dabei. Das Kloster kaufte beides und ließ 1742 ein grösseres Gebaüde da aufführen und kaufte . . . — Map (db m58160) HM
Germany, Lutherstadt, Wittenberg — Castle Church in WittenbergSchlosskirche (Castle Church)
(English Text) In 1489 Elector Friedrich the Wise gave permission to construct a castle under the direction of architect Konrad Pfluger. In 1496 the construction of the Castle Church began. The consecration as All Saints Church was in 1503. In 1507 . . . — Map (db m94125) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Lutherstadt Eisleben — Martin Luther
[East Panel - An angel crushes Satan with the Shield of Truth - note the Luther Rose] [South Panel - Luther translates the Bible] [West Panel - Luther and his family sign hymns] [North Panel - The Leipzig Disputation . . . — Map (db m70215) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Lutherstadt Eisleben — Martin Luther Quotes
"For Christ commands us to be baptized and to believe in him. Even if we can believe so strongly not know, as we probably should, but God has patience with us." (WA 51, 195, 17f) "There is no poorer, lower, despised student on earth as God. . . . — Map (db m70315) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Lutherstadt Eisleben — Martin Luther's Baptism1513 - 1913
In der Turmkapelle dieser Kirche wurde D. Martin Luther am Martinstage 1483 getauft —————————— In the tower chapel of this church D. Martin Luther was baptized on St. . . . — Map (db m70179) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Mansfeld-Lutherstadt — Luther Fountain / Lutherbrunnen
Ihrem großen Sohne der Stadt Mansfeld von Mansfeld aus begann der Weg des Reformators Dr. Martin Luther. 1913 vom dem Bildhauer Paul Juckoff aus Schkopau in Kalkstein und Bronze geschaffener Brunnenstock, Brunnen mit Denkmal. Dreiseitige . . . — Map (db m70372) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Mansfeld-Lutherstadt — Luthers Schule / Luther's School
Von 1488 - 96 besuchte Martin Luther diese Schule, wo er neben dem Schreiben, dem Singen und etwas Rechnen von allem Latein lernte. Die damals herrschenden Erziehungsmethoden haben sich dem Jungen unauslöslich eingeprägt. Diese Erlebnisse . . . — Map (db m70368) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Mansfeld-Südharz District), Mansfeld-Lutherstadt — St. George's, Martin Luther's Home ChurchSt. Georgs, die Heimatskirche Martin Luthers
Die Kirche St. Georg ist die Heimatskirche Martin Luthers und eine zentrale Erinnerungssätte für die städtische und territorial Reformationsgeschichte des Mansfelder Landes Die Anfänge der Kirche gehen in das 12./13. Jahrhundert zurück. Sie . . . — Map (db m70342) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Corpus Christi Chapel / Fronleichnamskapelle
This chantry chapel was built in 1368 by Konrad Wynmann, one of the city fathers. It was destroyed, but rebuilt in 1456 under the auspices of Georg Zülsdorf. It was from here that on November 28th, 1518, Martin Luther appealed to Pope Leo X to . . . — Map (db m69717) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Johann von Staupitz(um 1469 - 1524)
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Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Karl Ludwig Nitzsch(1751 - 1831)
Theologe, Schriftsteller Gründungsdirektor des Predigerseminars —————————— Theologian, Writer Founding director of the Seminary — Map (db m70007) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Martin Luther House
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Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Michael Agricola
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Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Nikolaus Ludwig, Graf v. Zinzendorf(1700 - 1760)
gründete Herrnhuter Brüdergemeine studierte hier von 1716-1719 —————————— Moravian Founder studied here from 1716-1719 — Map (db m69785) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Augusteum / Das Augusteum
The Augusteum was built between 1564 and 1586 under the auspices of August I., Elector of Saxony. This building fulfilled various purposes for the Leucorea, Wittenberg's University. It was used as the medical faculty's institute for anatomy, as . . . — Map (db m69999) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Luther House / Das Lutherhaus
The Luther House was originally a monastery built for Augustinian Hermits between 1504 and 1507. Martin Luther entered the monastery as a monk in 1508. The monastery was dispersed in 1522 during the course of the Reformation Movement. The . . . — Map (db m70054) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — The Melanchthon House / Das Melanchthonhaus
This building was erected in 1536 for Philipp Schwarzerdt, one of the most significant German humanists and reformers, better known as Philipp Melanchthon. Melanchthon's family owned the house until 1604. The three-storeyed gabled house has . . . — Map (db m69974) HM
Germany, Saxony-Anhalt (Wittenberg District), Lutherstadt Wittenberg — Thomas Müntzer(1490 - 1525)
Theologe und Bauernführer studierte hier 1518 —————————— Theologian and Peasant Leader studied here in 1518 — Map (db m69780) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Augustinian MonasteryEvangelisches Augustinerkloster zu Erfurt — Luther Trail / Lutherweg
The Protestant Augustinian monastery (1300) in Erfurt, a Lutheran site famous both in Germany and around the world, is a remarkable example of medieval religious architecture. Martin Luther lived, prayed and worked here as a monk from 17 July . . . — Map (db m76966) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Johann Matthäus Meyfart and/und Caspar Friedrich Lossius
Here lived the evangelical clergymen and teachers Johann Matthäus Meyfart (1590 - 1642) Caspar Friedrich Lossius (1753 - 1817) ———————— Hier wohnte die ev. Geistlichen und . . . — Map (db m77099) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Johanneskirchturm / Johannes Church Tower
1217 Kirche urkundl. erwähnt 1469-1486 gotischer Neubau 1819 Kirchenschiff abgebrochen Dient der Augustinerkirche als Glockenturm ———————— 1217 Church mentioned in documents 1469-1486 . . . — Map (db m76956) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Laasphe-Kapelle / Laasphe Chapel(Dreifaltigkeitskapelle) / (Trinity Chapel)
Erbaut zwischen der Michaeliskirche und dem wohnhaus von Dr. Johannes Bonemilch (1430-1510) aus Laasphe Dr. Johannes Bonemilch studierte und lehrte an der Universität Erfurt deren rektorat er dreimal inne hatte Als weihbischof ist . . . — Map (db m76984) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Luther Trail Points of Interest / Sehenswertes am Lutherweg
Erfurt, the current regional capital of the Free State of Thuringia, was established in 742, and with 200,000 inhabitants, is the largest city in Thuringia as well as its commercial, spiritual, cultural and political centre. Situated in the . . . — Map (db m76967) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Martin Luther
Eintritt in das Augustiner-Eremiten-Kloster zu Erfurt 17. Juli 1505 Der wahre Schatz der Kirche ist das allerheiligste Evangelium von der Herrlichkeit und Gnad Gottes. (62. der 95 Thesen zum Ablaß) 17. Juli 2005 . . . — Map (db m77834) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Michaeliskirche / Michaelis Church — Old University / Alte Universität Erfurt 1392-1816
1183-1200 als Pfarrkirche errichtet Ende 13.Jh. und Anfang 15.Jh. gotischer Bau Ehem. Universitätskirche 1522 Predigt Martin Luthers; hier wurde der Reformator Johannes Lang beigesetzt ————— . . . — Map (db m76981) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Paulskirchturm / Paul's Church Tower
Church founded before 1187 Church built 1465-1468 Tower restored 1737 Destruction of the nave in the first half of the 18th century through fire and demolition ———————— Gründung der . . . — Map (db m77100) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — Predigerkirche / Preachers' Church
Constructed about 1270 Gothic building completed in 1488 Former abbey of the Dominican Order with major parts dating to the Middle Ages Work Supervisor Eckhart (*1260 †1328) Evangelical since 1525 . . . — Map (db m77106) HM
Germany, Thuringia (Wartburgkreis), Eisenach — Knight's Bath • Ritterbad • Le bain des chevaliers

Knight's Bath The main castle building and other surviving structures were restored between 1838 and 1891. Parts of the castle that had been lost, for example the keep and the heated hall building, were reconstructed in their historical . . . — Map (db m83921) HM

Germany, Thuringia (Wartburgkreis), Eisenach — Südturm • South Tower • La Tour Sud

South Tower Substantial fortications must have always been in place on Wartburg Castle’s vulnerable south side, so it is reasonable to assume that the early 14th century tower replaced an even earlier structure. This three-storey tower, . . . — Map (db m83981) HM

Greece, Attica Periphery, Athens — Areopagus Hill
[Left columns - text in Greek] [Right columns - text in English] The Areopagus, a rocky outcrop approximately 115 m. high is situated between three other hills, the Acropolis, the Pnyx, and the Kolonos Agoraios. Its name . . . — Map (db m47716) HM
Greece, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Region (Kavala Regional Unit), Krinides — Basilica
English Text: It was built as a great three-aisled, timber-roofed basilica with a transept on the east side. Its dimensions are 130x50 m. There is a monumental semi-circular propylon with marble stairs that leads from the Forum to the . . . — Map (db m84772) HM
Greece, Eastern Macedonia and Thrace Region (Kavala Regional Unit), Krinides — The Octagon at Philippi
English Text In the first insula east of the Roman Forum at Philippi. between the eastward extensions of Egnatia and Emporiki streets, is the metropolitan church of Philippi, the famous Octagon, which is dedicated to the . . . — Map (db m84804) 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 (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
Grenada, St George's, St. George's — St. George's Methodist Church
Although not located on Church Street, this structure has the distinction of being the oldest original church building in St. George's parish. It was constructed in 1820 and is still in use today. This brick structure, with simple brick buttresses . . . — Map (db m94081) HM
Guatemala, Chiquimula, Esquipulas — Friar Pedro Pardo Figueroa
Ilmo. Sr. Fray Pedro Pardo de Figueroa Natural de Lima-Peru. Ultimo Obispo y Primer Arzobispo de Guatemala Protegio las artes, Edifico el Santuario de Esquipulas, Donde murio en 2 de enero de 1751 Homenaje del Comite del 2o . . . — Map (db m85303) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala, Guatemala City — Ceremonial Area
Área de Ceremonias Kaminaljuyú es un Lugar Sagrado donde se realizan rituales para comunicarse con el Ajaw Creador y Formador. Aquí se realizan ceremonias de agradecimiento, petición, para curar enfermedades, propiciatorias de eventos, . . . — Map (db m94046) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Cathedral of Antigua Guatemala
La construcción de esta catedral se inició el 29 de octubre de 1669 y se inauguró el 5 de noviembre de 1680. Destruida por los terremotos de 29 de julio de 1773 y 4 de febrero de 1976, la restauración de su fachada fue posible por haberla . . . — Map (db m82622) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Friar Augusto Ramírez Monasterio
Fray Augusto Ramirez Monasterio, OFM. En el XV aniversario de su martirio 1983 - 1998 A su memoria “No hay amor mas grande que este: dar la vida por su amigos” (Jn. 15, 13) Por su amor a la iglesia, A los jóvenes, a los . . . — Map (db m88712) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Home of Brother PedroCasa del Hermano Pedro de San José de Betancourt
Aqui vivio Fray Pedro de San Jose Betancourt Apostol de la Caridad Nacio en Tenerife en Marzo de 1626 Murio en Esta el 25 de Abril de 1667 English translation: Here lived Friar Pedro de San José de Betancourt, Apostle of . . . — Map (db m70121) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — Pedro Cortés y Larraz
Ilmo. Sr. D. Pedro Cortes y Larraz Natural de Belchite, Aragon. Tercer Arzobispo de Guatemala: - 1769 – 1779 – Se opuso con entereza A la traslacion de la capital. Fue modelo de caridad cristiana. Homenaje del Comite . . . — Map (db m83498) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Antigua Guatemala — San Pedro las Huertas Catholic Church
1672 1972 Las hermandades religiosas y el pueblo de San Pedro las Huertas de la Antigua Guatemala en homenaje al tri centenario de la edificacion de la Iglesia Catolica celebran con jubilo esta fecha memorable y que viva en mente de las proximas . . . — Map (db m89179) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez, Ciudad Vieja — Founding of the First Capital of Guatemala
La Sociedad de Geografia e Historia rememora hoy la fundacion de la primera capital del Reino de Guatemala por Don Jorge de Alvarado en este valle el dia 22 de Noviembre de 1527 XI XXII MCMXXVII English translation The Geography and . . . — Map (db m87321) HM
Guyana, Berbice, New Amsterdam — Mission Chapel Congregational Church
This Monument is erected in observance of the 175th Anniversary of Mission Chapel Congregational Church to the Memory of Rev. John Wray Pioneer Missionary of the London Missionary Society and who brought education and the Gospel to the then . . . — Map (db m93225) HM
Honduras, Intibuca, La Esperanza — Grotto of La EsperanzaLa Gruta de La Esperanza
La Gruta Construida en 1934 Por Gral. J. Ines Perez Reconstruido en 1987 Por Romualdo Bueso P. Ministro de Gobernacion Diseno y Supervision Arq. Fred Bueso E. Admon. Ing. Jose S. Azcona H. English translation: The . . . — Map (db m78959) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Cong — Monk's Fishing House / Teach Iascaigh na Manach
Monk's Fishing House Fish was a staple in the diet of the mediaeval monastery, and this small building, probably built in the 15th or 16th century, is believed to have been used by the monks of Cong to make the task of catching fish a little . . . — Map (db m28068) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Mayo), Killeen — Killeen Graveyard and Cross SlabClew Bay Archaeological Trail site 15Slí Seandálaíochta Chuan Módh
This graveyard is now in the area known as Killeen. There is no trace of the early Christian church but there is a circular raised platform within the graveyard which could indicate where the original church stood. Tradition has it that if a . . . — Map (db m28056) 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), Murrisk — Squadron Leader R. F. C. Garvey
In loving memory of Squadron Leader R.F.C. Garvey D.F.C. & Bar Only son of J.C. & Gladys Garvey Born at Murrisk Abbey 11th July 1918 Killed in a flying accident at Shawbury, England, on 14th January 1948 & buried there Dearly . . . — Map (db m28259) 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, 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 — 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 — 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 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 Longford), Kenagh — fáilte go Kenagh
Brief History of Longford Longford is a focal point of the northern midlands where the provinces of Leinster, Ulster and Connaught all converge. Longford, where history and literature, tradegy and triumph are all woven together, takes its . . . — Map (db m27946) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Lanesborough — fáilte go Lanesborough
Brief History of Longford Longford is a focal point of the northern midlands where the provinces of Leinster, Ulster and Connaught all converge. Longford, where history and literature, tradegy and triumph are all woven together, takes its . . . — Map (db m27498) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Longford), Lanesborough — Lanesborough / Béal Átha Liag History 500 - 1900 AD
The Mouth of the Ford of Stones The ancient name of Lanesborough is Béal Átha Liag which means “Mouth of the Ford of Stones”. Situated at the northern tip of Lough Ree, or Loch Rí - meaning the “Lake of . . . — Map (db m27424) 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 Louth), Monasterboice — 98 — Round Tower / An Cloigtheach
Round Tower The round tower was the Irish reaction to the Norse raids on monasteries in the 10th/11th century A.D. These tapering buildings, over 100 feet high, served as watch-towers, belfries, repositories for church valuables and as . . . — Map (db m24693) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — 98 — The North Church / An Teampall Thuaidh
A 13th century reconstruction on the foundations of an earlier monastic building, used as a small parochial church after the monastery at Monasterboice had come to an end. It remains little of architectural interest. The east windows and most of . . . — Map (db m24694) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Louth), Monasterboice — 98 — The South Church / An Teampall Theas
At one time a church consisting of nave and chancel stood on this site. In the 13th century re-edification the west gable was moved back to add over two feet to the nave. The chancel having by this time disappeared, the plain round arch in the east . . . — Map (db m24717) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Bective — Bective Abbey / Mainistir Bheigtí
Bective Abbey — from Mainistir Bheigthí (Abbey of Beigtheach) This Cistercian abbey was founded in 1147 as a “daughter house” of Mellifont Abbey. The community here was Anglo-Norman. In 1386 men of Irish birth . . . — Map (db m24752) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Donaghmore — Donaghmore Church and Round TowerDomhnach Mór agus Cloightheach
Donaghmore Church and Round Tower A monastery was reputedly founded here in the 5th century by St Patrick, who placed it in the care of St Cassán, whose relics were venerated here. The Round Tower was not built until the 11th or 12th century. . . . — Map (db m22542) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Duleek — Parochial HouseDuleek Heritage Trail
The original house was built in 1795. It was built in three stages and was acquired by Fr John Kearney to accommodate the parish priest and the curate. It was re-roofed in 1993 and presides over the very elegant village green. At the back of the . . . — Map (db m24801) 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), Fordstown — Girley / FordstownMeath Villages
An introduction to Fordstown Fordstown is named after the Norman-Irish Ford family, who lived in the area. One part of the townland is sometimes referred to as Ballaghboy. Today, Fordstown is a growing, vibrant community. ‘Fordstown Street . . . — Map (db m27318) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Headfort PlaceKells Heritage Trail
Headfort Place was purposely widened and lined with trees in the 18th century to make it a suitable setting for its attractive Georgian houses. It is also here that a site for a parish church was donated to the Roman Catholic community by Lord . . . — Map (db m27339) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Meath), Kells — Kells Round TowerKells Heritage Trail
This tower is located on the grounds of St Columba's church and was built in the 10th century as part of the early Christian monastery. Such towers were referred to as a cloigteach meaning bell tower. Modelled on early Italian belfries, they were . . . — Map (db m26440) 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), Kells — The Churchyard WallKells Heritage Trail
This wall marks the boundary of the original monastery and was rebuilt in 1714. When part of the wall collapsed after heavy rains in 1997, it was discovered to have no foundation. It was rebuilt again in 1998, this time with reinforced bulwarks. — Map (db m26402) 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 Clare), Kilfenora — Historic Kilfenora / Cill Fhionnúrach Stairiúil
Historic Kilfenora The monastery of Kilfenora or Chill Fhionnúrach (the church of the white brow) is said to have been founded in the 6th century by St. Fachnan. The outline of the early monastic circular enclosure can still be traced in the . . . — Map (db m23694) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Clare), Kilfenora — Kilfenora Cathedral and High CrossesArdeaglais agus Ardchrosanna Chill Fhionnúrach
Kilfenora was the diocese of the Kingdom of Corcomroe and was the smallest diocese in medieval Ireland. Although a monastery was founded here more than 500 years earlier by St Fachtna, Kilfenora only became significant when it was officially . . . — Map (db m22990) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Gallarus — Gallarus Oratory / Séipéilín Ghallarais
Built around the 7th or 8th century this Oratory resembles an inverted boat. This is the only perfect remaining example of a number of small corbel-built Oratories on a rectangular plan. The outward inclination of the bed joints of the stonework . . . — Map (db m23499) 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), Reask — Reask Monastic Site / Láthair Mhainistreach an Riaisc
Reask - from An Riasc (the marsh). This important early monastery was probably founded in the 6th century. Little is known of the history of the site. The enclosing wall is roughly circular and its interior is divided by a . . . — Map (db m24147) 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
Ireland, Munster (County Limerick), Abbeyfeale — Thatched Chapel Cross
Cross from thatched chapel where many generations of Abbeyfeale people worshipped until St. Mary's Church was built in 1846 — Map (db m24738) HM
Ireland, Munster (County Tipperary), Cashel — St. Patrick's Rock
The Rock of Cashel, one of Ireland's most historic sites, was the seat of the kings of Munster from the 4th century until 1101, when it was presented to the Church. The most important monuments here are: Cormac's Chapel, built by Cormac Mac . . . — Map (db m78627) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Donegal Town — Donegal Friary / Mainistir Dhún na nGall
Donegal Friary was founded for the Franciscan Friars in 1474 by the first Red Hugh O'Donnell and his wife Nuala O'Brien. It survived until it was plundered by the English in 1588. Four years later, they in turn were driven out by the second Red . . . — Map (db m71608) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Donegal Town — 175 — The Franciscan Friary of Donegal
Founded 1474 and richly endowed by the Lady Nuala O'Connor and the Lady Nuala O'Brien, wives of successive O'Donnell chieftains. The Friary followed the usual Franciscan layout of church on the south side, with cloisters and conventual . . . — Map (db m71600) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Letterkenny — George Murbury
Founder of Letterkenny Town is buried in this graveyard No. 276 — Map (db m71546) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Letterkenny — The Cathedral Square
St. Eunan's Cathedral Work began on Saint Eunan and Saint Colmcille's Catholic Cathedral in 1890. It was designed by William Hague. It is built of white stone from Mountcharles and cost £300,000. The ceilings are the work of Amici of Rome, . . . — Map (db m71548) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Monaghan), Clones — Clones Round Tower, Cross and ChurchCros, Eaglais agus Cloigtheach Chluain Eois
These features were part of a monastery founded by St Tighearnach at the beginning of the 6th century. The 10th or 11th century Round Tower, the monastery's bell-tower, is the oldest surviving building on the site. Close by, in the graveyard, is . . . — Map (db m72654) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Monaghan), Clones — High Cross / Ardchros Cluain EoisClones - Historic Town / Cluain Eois, Baile Scairiúil
This is a 10th century Ulster Scripture Cross. Cap-stone, Head & Shaft are all from different periods. However, the main shaft is dated as above. Originally a termon or boundary cross marking monastic lands limit. Also used as a teaching aid . . . — Map (db m73258) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Monaghan), Clones — Remains of St Tiernach
Here lie the remains of St Tiernach. Of the Royal House of Oriel. First Abbot of Clones Monastry [sic] Bishop of Clogher. 500 AD to 4th April 548. — Map (db m73277) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Monaghan), Clones — The Sarcophagus / Sarcofagas Thighearnaigh NaofaClones - Historic Town / Cluain Eois, Baile Scairiúil
Twelfth century representation of an early Christian Church. Carved from a single block of sandstone. Originally made to contain a relic possibly of Saint Tiernach. Carving on surface severely weathered. Position of Sarcophagus probably in . . . — Map (db m73272) HM
Israel, Jerusalem — The CrucifixionAt Golgatha, The Place of the Skull
Then delivered he him therefore unto them to be crucified and they took Jesus, and led him away. And he bearing the cross went forth into a place called Golgatha where they crucified him and two other with him, on either side one, and Jesus in . . . — Map (db m95071) HM
Israel, Galilee, Capharnaum — Capharnaum
Capharnaum the town of Jesus He left Nazareth and went to live in Capharnaum by the sea (Gospel of Matthew 4:13). He entered a boat, made a crossing, and came into his own town (Gospel of Matthew 9:1). The House of Simon Peter On . . . — Map (db m44108) HM
Israel, Galilee, Capharnaum — The Synagogue of Capharnaum
The synagogue is made up of four units, namely the prayer hall, the eastern courtyard, the southern porch, and a side-room near the northwestern corner of the prayer hall. The prayer hall, with the façade toward Jerusalem, is rectangular in . . . — Map (db m44055) HM
Israel, Galilee, Tabgha — Church of HeptapegonThe Seven Springs
History 28–350 AD The Judeo-Christians of Capharnaum venerated a large rock upon which Jesus is said to have laid the bread and fish before he fed the five thousand (Mk 6:30-44) ca. 350 AD Used as an altar, the rock . . . — Map (db m44034) HM
Israel, Galilee, Yardenit — YardenitThe Baptismal Site on the Jordan River — Close to where Jesus was baptised
According to the Gospel of John, scripture indicates that Jesus was baptized very close to this part of the “Jordan River”. Of the four Gospel writers, John was the only one present when Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist. In . . . — Map (db m44228) HM

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