“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers in Estonia

Mustpeade Maja [Tallinn House of Black Heads] image, Touch for more information
By Richard E. Miller, May 28, 2012
Mustpeade Maja [Tallinn House of Black Heads]
1Estonia, Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa — 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
2Estonia, Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa — 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
3Estonia, Harju maakond, Kesklinna linnaosa — 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
4Estonia, Harjumaa Maakond, Tallinn — Mälestusmärk “Katkenud Liin” / “Broken Line”M/S Estonia Memorial
Malestusmark “Katkenud Liin” Parvlaeva ESTONIA katastroofis 28. septembril 1994.aastal Hukkunud 852 inimesele. “Broken Line” In memory of the 852 people who lost their lives in the ESTONIA . . . Map (db m61331) HM
5Estonia, Harjumaa Maakond, Tallinn — Suurgildi Hoone[The Great Guild] — PIKK 17 —
Estonian Text : … English Text : The Great Guild, which was an organisation for major merchants and dealt with international trade, had an official building built in 1407-17. The basements and walls of the dwelling that was . . . Map (db m56996) HM
6Estonia, Harjumaa Maakond, Tallinn — 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
7Estonia, Harjumaa Maakond, Tallinn — British Royal Navy in the Estonian War of Independence — [Estonian Maritime Museum] —
IN MEMORY of the officers and seamen of the British Royal Navy who served and gave their lives in the cause of freedom in the Baltic during the Estonian War of Independence 1918 - 1920 MALESTUSEKS Briti Kuningliku Merevae . . . Map (db m61360) HM
8Estonia, Harjumaa Maakond, Tallinn — Tallinn Town Hall - Anno 1404
The only surviving Gothic Town Hall in Northern Europe, the Town Hall in Tallinn was first mentioned in 1322. When the present day building was completed in 1402-1404, Tallinn was a flourishing Hanseatic city. The upper floor with its impressive . . . Map (db m57129) HM
9Estonia, Harjumaa Maakond, Tallinn — 1199 — The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn
Text in Estonian: … [Seals of the UNESCO World Heritage Convention] Text in English: The Historic Centre (Old Town) of Tallinn has been inscribed upon the World Heritage List of the Convention concerning the protection . . . Map (db m57529) HM
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