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Aruba, Noord — G.F. "Betico" Croes — 1938-1986
G.F. "Betico” Croes Luchado incansabel pa Aruba su Status Aparte. Pueblo a honre cu e titulo di "Libertador" Fought for the right of "Status Aparte” for Aruba ~ autonomous status in the Dutch Kingdom . . . — Map (db m119528) HM
Aruba, Noord — J.E. "Juancho" Irausquin — 1904-1962
J.E. "Juancho" Irausquin Gran visionario cu a reconoce e importancia di turismo pa Aruba y a cuminsa cu e desaroyo di e industria aki como un di e Aruba su pilarnan principal di nos economia. Great visionary who . . . — Map (db m119531) HM
Aruba, Noord — J.H.A. "Shon Henny" Eman — 1887-1957
J.H.A. "Shon Henny" Eman Visionario politico y estatal, ken a inicia e lucha pa Aruba su separacion for di Antiyas Hulandes. Political and statutory visionary whom initiatated the fight for Aruba's separation from the . . . — Map (db m119530) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Braunbastion / The Braun Bastion
Mit der Errichtung der Stadtbefestigung Wiens wurde im 16. Jahrhundert begonnen. An dieser Stelle stand die Braunbastion ein der Stadtmauer vorgebautes Verteidigungsbauwerk. Die unteren Partien des Mauerwerks waren aus Gründen der . . . — Map (db m112861) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock
Hier auf dem ältesten Platze Wiens, in dessen nächster Nähe sich das Kommandogebaüde (Praetorium) des Römerlagers Vindobona befand, liesz die im Jahre 1858 gegründete Allgemeine Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft

Der . . . — Map (db m112452) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Erwin Schrödinger
Nobelpreis für Physik 1933

Schüler des Akademischen Gymnasiums von 1898 bis 1905

[English translation:]

Nobel Prize for Physics, 1933

Student at the Akademisches Gymnasium (Advanced . . . — Map (db m113591) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Lise Meitner
maturierte 1901 als externe Schülerin am akademischen Gymnasium in Wien.

Sie war massgeblich an der Endeckung und Interpretation der Kernspaltung beteiligt.

[English translation:] Graduated in 1901 from . . . — Map (db m113506) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Mahnmal für die österreichischen jüdischen Opfer der Schoah / Judenplatz Holocaust Memorial
Zum Gedenken an die mehr als 65 000 österreichischen Juden, die in der Zeit von 1938 bis 1945 von den Nationalsozialisten ermordet wurden.

זכר למעלה מ-65.000 . . . — Map (db m113355) WM

Belgium, Oost-Vlaanderen (Oost-Vlaanderen), Beveren-Waas — Pro Nostra et Vestra Libertate
Gen. Dyw. Stanislaw Maczek Dowódca 1 Polskiej Dywizii pancernej Ktora brala udziae W Oswobodzeniu Belgii 1944

Ltn. Gen.Stanislaw Maczek Bevelhebbern van de 1e Poolse Pantserdivisie in memorial Aan de bevrijders van België — Map (db m111981) WM

Belize, Belize, Belize City — Belize National World War I Cenotaph
1914-1918 This memorial is erected in grateful memory of the men of this colony who gave their lives in the Great War Lieut. J.P.H. Atkin. 4th Brig. C.F.A. · “ A.N. Usher M.C. 10th R.F. · Sgt. J.W. Masson B.W.R.R. · “ G.E.P. Usher . . . — Map (db m118913) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — British Honduras Territorial Force Memorial
To the glory of God and the memory of these forty officers and men of the British Honduras Territorial Force who died on duty and are buried at Belize, El Cayo, Stann Creek, Orange Walk and Corozal. Lieut Colonel Slack W.J. · Surgeon Captain . . . — Map (db m118995) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Mule Park
Mule Park was built at this location in 1912. Its name came from the drayage of the day, locally known as “mule & cart”. The mules would rest under the trees while their draymen did business on Front and Back Streets (modern day Regent . . . — Map (db m119026) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Saint John's Anglican Cathedral
Originally built in 1812 by slaves and from bricks brought across from Europe. It is known also as the first church in the settlement of Belize. It served as a Parish Church until the first Anglican Bishop was consecrated in 1886. In the … behind . . . — Map (db m118824) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Belize's 10th Anniversary of Independence
“Del pueblo de Mexico al pueblo de Belize, en ocasión del X Aniversario de su Independencia. Inaugurado por el Presidente de Mexico, Carlos Salinas de Gotari, Septiembre de 1991.” English: “From the . . . — Map (db m118896) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Olmec Colossal Head
Colossal Head ReplicaCulture: Olmec Temporality: Early Preclassic 1200-900 BC. Discovered: 1970 Place of origin: Texistepec, State of Veracruz, Mexico Site: San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan Measures: Length: 1.63 m Width: 1.55 m Height: 2.20 m Author: . . . — Map (db m118867) HM
Belize, Cayo, San Ignacio — The Centennial of El Cayo — The Naming of San Ignacio
Dedicated to the people of San Ignacio & Santa Elena commemorating The Centennial of El Cayo October 19-1904-2004 by the Hon Said W. Musa Prime Minister of Belize 19th October 2004 Sponsored by Atlantic Bank Limited San . . . — Map (db m118897) HM
Bulgaria, Plovdiv Oblast (Maritsa Obshtina), Graf Ignatievo — Graf Ignatievo War Memorial — (ƒðàô ˆãíàòèåâî âîåííèß àìåòíèê)
‘ ïî÷èò ïpèçíàòåëíîcò íà çàãèíàëèòå çà ðîäíèíàòà

(In tribute to you who died for the homeland)

1912-1913 ã.

(8 names not transcribed)

1915-1918 ã.

(26 names not . . . — Map (db m119180) HM

Alberta, Banff — Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station — La Station d'étude des Rayons Cosmiques du Mont Sulphur
Located at the top of Sulfur Mountain, the cosmic ray station was completed by the National Research Council in 1956, in preparation for International Geophysical Year (1957–1958) an undertaking involving 66 countries and a dozen scientific . . . — Map (db m109422) HM
Alberta, Banff — The Cave and Basin
The Cave and Basin Springs were brought to public attention after being located by CPR construction workers in 1883. These and the Upper Hot Springs soon drew private entrepreneurs and tourists. Growing support for public ownership prompted the . . . — Map (db m108877) HM
Alberta, Castle Junction — Castle Camp — Internment in Banff National Park
End of the Road On the night of July 14, 1915 sixty prisoners were marshalled off a Canadian Pacific train just west of here and escorted to a barbed wire compound at the end of the unfinished Banff–Laggan (now Lake Louise) road. . . . — Map (db m109003) HM
Alberta, Jasper — Arthur Oliver Wheeler — (1860-1945)
A preeminent topographical surveyor, Wheeler represented British Columbia on the commission which located and marked the boundary with Alberta between 1913 and 1925. His party surveyed and mapped the 1000 km-long mountain section, using photographs . . . — Map (db m108876) HM
Alberta, Lake Louise — Chateau Lake Louise
This renowned hotel had its origins in a simple log chalet built by the Canadian Pacific Railway in 1890. Early guests, including some pioneers of mountaineering in the northern Rockies, followed a packhorse trail from the station below. The advent . . . — Map (db m109415) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Canadian Pacific Marine Terminal Building
This building was constructed in 1924 as the Canadian Pacific Marine Terminal building. Designed by the architectural partnership of F.M. Rattenbury and P.L. James it became headquarters for the Canadian Pacific British Columbia Coast . . . — Map (db m118545) HM
British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap Regional District), Rogers Pass — The Loops
For many years steam locomotives on the mainline of the Canadian Pacific Railway rumbled across these stone pillars. Construction of the railway through these rugged mountains was a constant struggle. In this area, steep-sided valleys and cascading . . . — Map (db m110556) HM
Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Amherst – Modern Period 1800s and 1900s

A Manufacturing Town All major roads and rail-lines run through Amherst, making it a natural gateway into Nova Scotia. The town is also in the middle of a rich agricultural and coal-mining area.

Amherst became a major manufacturing . . . — Map (db m112104) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Early Inhabitants

The First Nations Native peoples have lived around the Chignecto Isthmus for thousands of years. Travelling in family groups and small nomadic bands, they moved from area to area harvesting seasonal food sources.

Early French . . . — Map (db m112112) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Fort Lawrence — Fort Lawrence and English Settlement

Fort Lawrence In the 18th century, the Chignecto Isthmus played an important role in the struggle between France and Britain for North American supremacy. In 1713 the Treaty of Utrecht had failed to clearly establish the border of Nova . . . — Map (db m112110) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — "Bridges for Canada"/« Ponts pour le Canada » — The Centennial of the Canadian Military Engineers — Le centenaire du Génie militaire canadien

In 2000, to commemorate a century of service, Canadian Military Engineers embarked on a three-year program of assisting communities along the Trans Canada Trail to construct and restore bridges. Thirty of these bridges are shown here.

For . . . — Map (db m113207) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — How Dartmouth Has Grown — A Marker of Distinction

In August 1750, the 504 ton ship Alderney arrived after a month's sail from England with 353 settlers, who made their first landing near the sawmill site. They laid out 184 building lots, 50 feet by 100, and named the settlement after . . . — Map (db m113104) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Starboard Propeller of CCGS John A. Macdonald

This is the starboard propeller of the Canadian coastguard [sic - Coast Guard] Icebreaker, John A. MacDonald [sic - Macdonald]. The propeller was damaged while the John A. MacDonald was assisting the 115,000 ton oil tanker, SS Manhattan, in her . . . — Map (db m113082) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Vera B. Stone — A Tribute / Un Hommage

An avid walker, trail enthusiast, leader, mentor and diligent worker, Vera B. Stone defines the Trans Canada Trail movement in Nova Scotia. As a founding member and a longstanding Chair for the Trans Canada Trail Committee of the Nova . . . — Map (db m113189) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Wild about roses/La vie en rose — Rosa acicularis

Wild roses add beauty and colour to roadsides, open woods, prairies, and rocky places all across Canada. They may have pink or white flowers, be with or without thorns, and stand as high as 2.5 metres. Wild roses are considered a weed in . . . — Map (db m113194) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — "Hamilton" Flower-bed arrangement — Disposition de lit de fleurs, "Hamilton"

[Historic photo by] J.A. Irvine, [circa?] 1895-1905 — Map (db m112810) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Boer War Memorial Fountain

Erected by the Commissioners of the Public Gardens in commemoration of the services of our Citizen Soldiers in the South African Campaign 1899~1902 — Map (db m112796) WM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Canadian Military Engineers/Génie militaire canadien

Proudly serving Canada and their fellow citizens at home and abroad.

In a new and awesome land that was to become Canada, adventurous French and British military engineers surveyed the colossal, mapped the incredible and built the . . . — Map (db m113199) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Celtic Cross

Dedicated to the original Irish settlers of 1749 and to the contributions of the Irish community to Halifax, to Nova Scotia and to Canada

Tíolactha do na hÉireannaigh a bhain fúthu í Halifax sa bhliain 1749 is mar aitheantas da . . . — Map (db m113130) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Drinking Fountain / Fontaine d'eau potable

Wallace Diengner, c./vers 1905

[Historic photo showing two young girls at the drinking fountain] — Map (db m112823) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Halifax Explosion Unidentified Dead — We Remember

To the memory of the Unidentified Dead. Victims of the Great Disaster December 6, 1917. ————————————— Here lie buried Unidentified Victims of the . . . — Map (db m113041) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Here We Began — A Marker of Distinction

Just inland from this place, Chebucto Landing, 2,576 first permanent settlers of Halifax came ashore from thirteen small ships in June 1749. Here, you are at the shore of one of the great natural harbours of the world, the focus of Halifax's . . . — Map (db m113185) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — HMCS Sackville K-181 — Canadian Naval Memorial Trust — "A National Historic Site Of Canada"

Open for viewing daily, 10:00am to 5:00PM Come visit the ship, on the waterfront, behind the Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

HMCS Sackville is the last of 267 Flower Class Corvettes built for the Allied Navies during WWII. Of . . . — Map (db m112799) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Horticulture Hall, post-1945 — Maison de l'horticulture, après 1945

Photographer unknown Année Photographie

[Historic photo shows sailors on the Horticulture Hall porch] — Map (db m112811) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Izaak Walton & Dorothy Johnston Killam

Izaak Walton Killam, born in Yarmouth, N.S. in 1885, was the leading Canadian business person of the first half of the 20th Century. His Royal Securities Corporation owned, controlled or financed many of Canada's major companies, mainly in pulp . . . — Map (db m113081) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating
. . . — Map (db m112824) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Public Garden Foundation Fountain

Hurricane Juan struck Halifax on September 29, 2003, devastating the Halifax Public Gardens. A volunteer-led foundation was formed to raise funds and restore the Gardens and historic Horticultural Hall.

This fountain and plaza were . . . — Map (db m112821) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Summer House / Pavillon d'été

Notman Studio / Studio Notman, 1879

[Historic photo of a park pavilion that no longer exists] — Map (db m112826) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Dockyard Clock / L'horloge de L'arsenal

The Naval Dockyard Clock was fabricated in London, England in 1767 by Ayneth Thwaites. It has kept time in peace and war for generations of sailors and dockyard civilian workers from 1772 to 1993. The Dockyard Clock is the last . . . — Map (db m113186) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Mitchell House — c. 1840

City of Halifax Registered Heritage Property — Map (db m113166) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Public Gardens

Halifax has been the scene of many "firsts" in Canada. These eighteen acres, comprising one of Canada's most attractive Victorian public gardens, derived from an earlier site, part of the original Common, chosen for the Gardens in 1841, the . . . — Map (db m112715) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Unveiling, Jubilee Fountain / Inauguration, Fontaine du Jubilé

Studio Notman Studio, 1897

[Historic photo of the fountain unveiling] ————————————— Erected by the Garden Commissioners in commemoration of Queen Victoria's . . . — Map (db m112947) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Welcome to the Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens is one of the finest surviving examples of Victorian Gardens in North America. It was established in 1874 by the amalgamation of two older gardens, the Nova Scotia Horticultural Society Garden (laid out in 1837) and . . . — Map (db m112791) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — A Monumental Work Of Art

What would you do with a 30-metre (0.01-mile) outcrop of granite in your backyard? Artist William deGarthe decided to carve a work of art from the granite you see here.

In 1977, at the age of 70, deGarthe picked up his chisels and power . . . — Map (db m112680) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — A Natural Masterpiece

Do you think of Peggy's Cove when you think of Nova Scotia? It seems many people do. After all, thousands of visitors come to our seaside community each year - most inspired by a photo or painting they saw in a calendar, book or gallery.

It . . . — Map (db m112697) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Fishermen's Monument — by William E. deGarthe, Artist and Sculptor

This work of art is a lasting memorial to the gallant men of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, who harvest our oceans. The monument depicts from left to right: Fisherman's Family; Peggy of the Cove; Fishermen at Work.

This monument was donated to . . . — Map (db m112691) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Here's The Catch

See the boats [1], sheds [2], nets and traps [3] along the harbour? These are the essential tools of a working fishing community like Peggy's Cove, and a reminder that it was fishermen and their families who established this . . . — Map (db m112618) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Home Sweet Home

How do you build a house on exposed granite bedrock where there are few trees to provide lumber, let alone protection from wind, rain and high tides? This is the challenge faced by the first families to settle Peggy's Cove.

Using the trees . . . — Map (db m112574) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Art of deGarthe

You've probably seen many paintings of Peggy's Cove. Famed marine artist and sculptor William deGarthe may have painted some of these works.[1]

Born in Finland in 1907, deGarthe came to Canada in 1926, eventually settling in Halifax. An . . . — Map (db m112693) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Cold, Hard Facts About Glaciers

Wondering why there are so many large boulders scattered around Peggy's Cove, and why some of them are precariously balanced on smaller boulders or steep slopes? What you see is the work of glaciers.

Twenty thousand years ago, continental . . . — Map (db m112610) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Lure of Peggy's Cove

Before Peggy's Cove was a community, it was a popular destination among fishermen. But what inspired these fishermen to make this their permanent home? It was this sheltered cove, which offered close proximity to the large populations of fish . . . — Map (db m112570) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Through Rain, Sleet and Darkest Night

From the outside it looks like a traditional lighthouse, but looks can be deceiving. Step inside and you'll find yourself in a post office [1], the only one of its kind in Canada and perhaps the world. Every summer since 1975 the Peggy's . . . — Map (db m112659) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — When Continents Collide / Carving A Cove

When Continents Collide See the picture of the Himalayan mountain range on this panel? You may find this hard to believe, but that's pretty much what Peggy's Cove looked like almost 380 million years ago. And the granite coastline you see . . . — Map (db m112557) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Bridgewater — 12 — Bridges / Les ponts — ***Riverfront Renaissance***

Bridging the LaHave It is only fitting that a place named "Bridgewater" should have such a rich history of bridges. Between 1825 and 1983, five bridges have spanned the LaHave River, connecting east and west Bridgewater. Prior to . . . — Map (db m112428) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Bridgewater — 6 — The Great Fire 1899 / Le grand incendie de 1899 — ***Riverfront Renaissance***

Up in Flames In the cold, early hours of January 12, 1899, a fire began in the basement store of E. B. Simonson, located in the Music Hall at the corner of Dominion Street, and Commercial (now King) Street, where you are . . . — Map (db m112426) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — 1753 Open-Air Protestant Interfaith Church Services

Here, in the year 1753, before any church was built, open-air Divine Services were held and Holy Communion administered in English, French, and German, to the first settlers and Garrison of the Town of Lunenburg by the Reverend Jean Baptiste . . . — Map (db m112431) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Finck-Holder House — Registered Heritage Property — Circa 1829

[Title is text] — Map (db m112478) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Koch-Solomon House

Solomon House c.1775 One of Lunenburg's Most Historic Homes Built by Heinrich Koch

Heinrich Koch was nineteen when he arrived at Lunenburg with the first settlers in 1753.

The next year, with his father Anton, he set up the . . . — Map (db m112430) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Lennox Tavern — 1791

Provincial Heritage Property

Registered Heritage Property

Nova Scotia Heritage Award 1998

Lunenburg Recognition for Restoration Award 2000 — Map (db m112477) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Anglican Church / Église Anglicane St. John

Prominently sited on the parade square, this church was an important symbol of British authority and Anglican dominance for Lunenburg's early settlers, who were mainly German-speaking Protestants. From construction in 1754 through many . . . — Map (db m112453) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Anglican Church / L'église anglicane St. John's

The first Anglican services in Lunenburg were held outdoors on this site and were conducted by a missionary from England. A two-storey structure in the New England Meeting House style was built between 1754 and 1763. The oak frames were . . . — Map (db m112486) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Parish Hall — formerly Lunenburg Courthouse — 1775 1902

Registered Heritage Property Parish Hall Circa 1775 — Map (db m112408) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — The Fire / Le Feu

Beginning in the early hours of November 1, 2001, fire ravaged this historic church, substantially destroying the building. Undaunted by the destruction, the parishioners decided to restore the church. With financial help from friends around . . . — Map (db m112454) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — The Jessen Bell / La Cloche Jessen

This bell hung in the tower of St. John's since 1814 and served as the tolling bell for over 185 years. It was cast at the Whitechapel Foundry in London, England. On November 1, 2001, fire ravished through the Church, destroying the tower and . . . — Map (db m112432) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church / L'eglise lutherienne evangelique de Sion

Lunenburg is home to the oldest worshiping Lutheran congregation in Canada. The first Lutherans, mostly Germans from farming districts of the Upper Rhine, settled in the Town in 1753. Initially they worshiped outdoors and later were allowed . . . — Map (db m112480) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Mahone Bay — War Memorial — Lest We Forget — Hold High The Torch From Falling Hands We Threw

This stone of remembrance is erected in loving memory of our brave men who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 for Truth Justice Liberty

In honour of all who served and in grateful appreciation of the . . . — Map (db m112530) WM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Beam Trawler Jutland Memorial

In memory of the crew of the Beam Trawler Jutland foundered at sea March 11, 1920 These crossed anchors recovered from fishing banks on Jutland's previous trip are placed as a symbol of our hope that their souls are resting . . . — Map (db m112407) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Liverpool Town Hall / L'Hotel de Ville de Liverpool

Designed by Halifax architect Herbert E. Gates, this dignitied town hall was constructed in 1901-1902. Such buildings were central to civic life across the country, providing accommodation for the growing number of services administered by . . . — Map (db m112404) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Old Burial Ground — 1760 — Historic Site
. . . — Map (db m112381) HM
Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Remembering the Deceased

The tradition of marking a burial grew out of people's inability to accept the finality of death. Since stone, by the human timescale, is not subject to decay, it represented something eternal.

The old burying grounds is one of Nova . . . — Map (db m112406) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Step Back in Time / The Final Resting Place

Step Back in Time

Step back to the beginning of the seventeenth century. The Mi'Kmaq had given Liverpool the name 'Ogomkegea', meaning "place of departure." Descending the Mersey River in the spring they would disperse along the . . . — Map (db m112387) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — War Memorial

Erected by the Citizens of Queens County to the Glory of God and in loving memory of their sons who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War

1914 [World War I Honored Dead] 1918

1939 [World War II Honored Dead] . . . — Map (db m112398) WM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — Lost at Sea / Perdus en Mer

The year 1879 was a disastrous one for Yarmouth County, Nova Scotia, with no fewer than 31 vessels lost along with 106 persons. The ships lost were among the best of the Yarmouth fleet, some carrying valuable cargoes. The loss of life left . . . — Map (db m112154) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Tusket — Palais de justice et Prison d’Argyle / Argyle Township Court House and Gaol

Le plus ancient tribunal

Le premier gouvernement local de la région du comté actuel de Yarmouth fut institué en 1789 par l’établissement du Tribunal des Sessions générales de la paix qui servait les districts de Yarmouth et d’Argyle. Il . . . — Map (db m112162) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — the Killam Brothers Buildings & Wharf

The Killam Family Built a Business By the third quarter of the nineteenth century, many Yarmouth companies and their owners were enjoying substantial profits as a result of their investments in shipping and labours as commission . . . — Map (db m112200) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — the Yarmouth-Boston Ferry

The Age of the Passenger Steamer With the coming of the steam engine, it was only a matter of time before the sleek lines of wooden hulls and trim masts were replaced by riveted steel plates and tall stacks. By the mid-nineteenth . . . — Map (db m112166) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — the Parker-Eakins Buildings & Wharf

Merchants and Mariners True to the code of merchant-mariners, Parker-Eakins & Co. saw their mission as an endeavor “to facilitate the production, distribution and exchange of goods and services for mutual profit and . . . — Map (db m112171) HM

Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — Charles Lennox — 4th Duke of Richmond and Lennox — 4e Duc de Richmond et de Lennox

Charles Lennox was appointed Commander-in-Chief of all the British North American colonies and Governor-in-Chief of Lower Canada in May 1818. He received a mandate to improve the colonies' defences and inland navigation system. Lennox . . . — Map (db m109977) HM

Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — County of Carleton/Richmond Agricultural Society

County of Carleton Agricultural Society 1844 - 1944

Presented by Ontario Department of Agriculture in recognition of One Hundred Years Service September 8th 1944 . . . — Map (db m109968) HM

Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — Loyal Orange Lodge #151

Built before 1863 in Classical Revival Style, this building began its life as a store operated by George Brown in 1863 and then by James and Robert Brown around 1900. The first floor was used as a bank from 1905 to 1970 but the Loyal Orange . . . — Map (db m109972) HM

Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — Richmond Military Settlement — 1818

In August, 1818, some thirty disbanded veterans of the 99th Regiment, led by Captain G.T. Burke, arrived in newly surveyed Goulbourn Township. These formed the advance party of a military settlement planned and supported by the . . . — Map (db m109965) HM

Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church

St. Andrew's was the first Presbyterian congregation in Carleton County and was served primarily by itinerant preachers until the 1840's. A wooden church was constructed on this site in 1847 and replaced by the present brick church and spire in . . . — Map (db m109970) HM

Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — War Memorial Cenotaph — Lest We Forget

In memory of those who served

We will remember them

Honor Roll Richmond and District Servicemen Killed in Action — Map (db m109976) WM

Ontario (Chatham-Kent Municipality), Thamesville — Fairfield on the Thames / The Fairfield Mission
(Front of monument) Fairfield on the Thames / Fairfield sur la Thames

Here stood the village of Fairfield, destroyed by invading American forces following the Battle of the Thames. , 5th October, 1813. Its inhabitants, Delaware . . . — Map (db m116758) HM

Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Mallorytown — The Macdonald Cartier Freeway

This plaque commemorates the completion of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway 401), the longest freeway operated without tolls by a single highway authority in North America.

Covering 510 miles between Windsor on the United States . . . — Map (db m115171) HM

Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — International Rainbow Bridge Commemoration — King George VI and Queen Elizabeth — June 7, 1939
The adjacent stone monument commemorates the visit of their majesties King George VI and Queen Elizabeth to view the site of the Rainbow Bridge on June 7, 1939. Originally laid at the base of the carillon tower, it was severely damaged by an . . . — Map (db m115417) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Nikola Tesla — July 10, 1856 - January 7, 1943
Nikola Tesla was born to a Serbian family in the village of Smiljan, Croatia. He was a brilliant child who when only 12 years old, upon seeing a lithograph of Niagara Falls declared that one day he would put a wheel under it and “power the . . . — Map (db m115358) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Nikola Tesla — About This Monument
Speaking about this monument, Canadian sculptor Les Drysdale says: “Tesla is as he would have appeared in 1896, age 39, about the time his inventions were being used to create hydroelectric power at Niagara Falls. As the story goes, . . . — Map (db m115368) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Nikola Tesla — Inventor — 1856-1943
The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Niagara Falls, in partnership with the Niagara Parks Commission, have erected this monument to Nikola Tesla. Physicist, inventor, electrical engineer. Tesla developed the world's first hydroelectric system . . . — Map (db m115369) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — The Niagara Parks Commission / Commission Des Parcs Du Niagara
In 1885, the Province of Ontario established The Niagara Parks Commission as part of an international effort to preserve the natural scenery around Niagara Falls. Originally, the Commission included Colonel Casimir Gzowski, Chairman, John W. . . . — Map (db m116093) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Wm. B. Rankine — Operating Station of Canadian Niagara Power Company, Limited
Built in 1901-05, it was the first Powerhouse on the Canadian side to produce electrical energy for commercial use and sale outside Niagara Falls. Its location takes advantage of the natural flow of the river which formerly entered here to flow . . . — Map (db m116098) HM
Ontario, Ottawa — Home Children / Les Petits Émigrés

Beginning in 1869, British charitable societies removed children from slums and orphanages in congested industrial cities and brought them to Canada to serve as cheap farm and domestic labour. "Homes" were set up across the country to house the . . . — Map (db m115194) HM

Ontario, Ottawa — Maplelawn — 1831 - 1834

An excellent example of a country house in the British classical tradition, this handsomely proportioned limestone building is one of the earliest residences in the Ottawa area and a reminder of the estates which once lined Richmond Road. Built . . . — Map (db m115182) HM

Ontario, Ottawa — Maplelawn

This elegant residence and its walled garden are a rare and well-preserved example of a country estate in early 19th-century Canada. Built from 1831 to 1834 for William Thomson, a prosperous farmer, its centrepiece is this finely crafted home . . . — Map (db m115185) HM

Ontario, Ottawa — Maplelawn Oak Trees

A row of oak trees was planted on May 17, 1999, next to historic Maplelawn.

These trees represent the high regard in which the community holds this place in their neighbourhood.

The trees were planted in partnership with the . . . — Map (db m115193) HM

Ontario, Ottawa — Nepean Town Hall / Mairie de Nepean — 1896

The eastern portion of Nepean Township was annexed to Ottawa in 1950. This hall continued to serve Nepean Township until 1966.

La partie est du canton de Nepean a été annexée à Ottawa en 1950. Le canton de Nepean a continué à utiliser cette . . . — Map (db m115187) HM

Ontario, Ottawa — Westboro War Memorial — Lest We Forget

World War I 1914 - 1918

World War II 1939 - 1945

Korea 1950 - 1952

If ye break faith with us who die We shall not sleep, though poppies grow in Flanders fields When you go home Tell them of us and say For your . . . — Map (db m115192) WM

Ontario (Peel County), Brampton — Peel County Court House / Le Palais De Justice Du Comté de Peel
(English side:) This court house building, together with the adjacent jail and registry office, served as the judicial and administrative centre for the County of Peel for more than a century. Its prominent location on a rise of land and . . . — Map (db m115227) HM
Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — A Safety Valve and Power Source — Une soupape de sûreté et une source d'énergie

The Rideau Canal is a 202 kilometre waterway made navigable by a system of more than 50 dams, 47 locks and 19 kilometres of actual canal ruts. Built between 1826 and 1832 as British military defence strategy, the Canal served as a . . . — Map (db m112342) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — A Square for All Time / Un place en permanence

In these times of rapid change and technological advancement, few things in life remain constant. However, Dickinson Square has endured over the years by serving its community through diversification, resilience and sheer . . . — Map (db m112362) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Air Force / Force aérienne

From the beginnings of flight, our aviators have served with courage and skill, high in the skies, in defence of freedom in all corners of the World.

Clouds over which our aviators fly and colours of the fields below are conveyed by these . . . — Map (db m110340) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Army / Armée

Backed by proud tradition, our soldiers guard our homeland and bravely serve at great costs to resist aggression and protect liberty in many lands.

Red poppies symbolize their sacrifice, complemented by the many blue oceans they . . . — Map (db m110351) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Carriage Shed / Hangar à chariots

Used to support Milling operations, the Carriage Shed, allowed farmers to rest their horses, while they waited for their grain to be milled or feed to be mixed. It was also used to stored [sic] and sell products, such as carriages . . . — Map (db m110299) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Dickinson House / Maison Dickinson

Pictured in 1870, Dickinson House was originally built by American born Moss Kent Dickinson for his business and was modelled after Abraham Lincoln's house in Springfield, Illinois. The house ultimately became home to the Dickinson, . . . — Map (db m110309) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Dickinson Square and Manotick / La Place Dickinson et Manotick

You are standing in Dickinson Square, named after Moss Kent Dickinson, the founder of the Village of Manotick. Dickinson and his partners were established forwarders of goods and people along the Rideau River. Recognizing the . . . — Map (db m112355) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Family Life / la vie familiale

Since the late 1800s Dickinson Square has influenced the development of Manotick, the Ottawa region and beyond. It steadfastly remains one of the last industry-based village squares in Ontario. Over the past 150 years the Dickinson, . . . — Map (db m110311) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Homefront / Front intérieur

In national crises, people across our land unite in determination and effort to boost production and morale, vital to our cause.

These plants portray a patchwork of communities and farms across the country.

En temps de crise nationale, . . . — Map (db m110335) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Manotick Remembrance Park / Parc du Souvenir de Manotick

This is a place to remember and to reflect with gratitude on the contributions made by those who served their country in war and peace.

The park contains six floral gardens dedicated to the Army, Navy, Air Force, Merchant Navy, Peacekeeping . . . — Map (db m110319) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Merchant Navy / Marine marchande

In wartime, merchant mariners have collectively faced constant danger and heavy losses to carry vital supplies and personnel across the oceans.

These plants depict the many crossings of our mariners, with yellow symbolizing the hope of our . . . — Map (db m110332) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Navy / Marine

On the high seas, our sailors defend our sovereignty, protect sea lanes and support our troops, ever ready to heed the call of far flung allies.

Ship bells and white foam of ocean wavers are illustrated here.

En haute mer, nos marins . . . — Map (db m110346) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Peacekeeping / Casques bleus

Our peacekeepers in blue berets have won international respect and Canadian pride in serving with the United Nations to resolve strife and promote democracy.

Canadian native plants are combined with many other named for lands of our major . . . — Map (db m110327) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — The Clapp Family Barns / Les granges de la famille Clapp

This Park is located on the former site of the Clapp Family Barns. Note the remnants of the barn foundation around this sign. The barn complex, shown here, is in front of the old bridge whose abutment remains behind the Cenotaph.

Johnston . . . — Map (db m110356) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — The Long Island Mill

An outstanding example of mill architecture in Ontario, this grist-mill was constructed by Thomas Langrell, an Ottawa contractor, for Moss K. Dickinson (1822-97) and Joseph M. Currier (1820-84), the owners of a nearby sawmill. The Long Island . . . — Map (db m110294) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — The Mill and Manotick / Le moulin et Manotick

After the War of 1812 between Britain and the United States, many citizens of Upper and Lower Canada feared Americans had unfinished business with Canada. As a result, the Rideau Canal was constructed as part of a military system to . . . — Map (db m110301) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — The Perpetual Challenge / Le defi perpétuel

Since the Rideau Canal opened in 1832, water management has been essential to its successful operation. Initially, water concerns focused on maintaining navigation and protecting engineering structures, with the excess water supplied . . . — Map (db m112353) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — War Memorial Cenotaph

In memory of those men and women of the Canadian and Allied Forces, who made the supreme sacrifice for their country, in times of war, peace or peacekeeping.

WE WILL REMEMBER THEM — Map (db m110318) WM

Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Noyan — Caldwell Manor
One of the first United Empire Loyalist settlements was formed here during and after the American Revolution (1775–1783). Many soldiers and others were transported by the warship Maria. Un des premiers lieux peuplés par des . . . — Map (db m109423) HM
Quebec, Montréal — Boer War Memorial

[SW Elevation] To commemorate the heroic devotion of the Canadians who fell in the South African War and the valour of their comrades

Paardeberg [bas relief]

[NE Elevation] In grateful recognition of the . . . — Map (db m115277) WM

Quebec, Montréal — 3 — Fontaine commémorative

Fontaine commémorative du jubilé de diamant de la reine Victoria

Cc monument, à l'origine une fontaine, est un éloquent témoîgnage du sentiment d'appartenance à l'empire britannique de nombreux Montréalais à la fin du . . . — Map (db m115323) HM

Quebec, Montréal — Ignace Bourget Monument

À Mgr [monseigneur] Ignace Bourget deuxieme eveque de Montréal archeveque de Martianopolis 1799 - 1885 le diocese reconnaissant 24 juin 1903

[English translation] To Monsignor Ignace Bourget Second Bishop of Montreal . . . — Map (db m115259) HM

Quebec, Montréal — 5 — Immeuble de la Sun Life

Immeuble de la Sun Life Longtemps considéré comme un bastion de la puissance financière au Canada, l'immeuble de la Sun Life était lors de son achèvement en 1933 le plus grand bâtiment de l'Empire britannique, avec une superficie . . . — Map (db m115826) HM

Quebec, Montréal — Mathew Hamilton Gault

Plaque commémorative La Sun Life Insurance Company of Montreal qui est aujourd'hui La Sun Life du Canada. Compagnie d'Assurance-vie a été fondée par Mathew Hamilton Gault Administrateur Délégué 1871-1879 Vice-Président . . . — Map (db m115330) HM

Quebec, Montréal — 4 — Monuments Macdonald et/and Laurier Monuments

Se faisant face de part et d'autre du boulevard René-Lévesque, les statues de Macdonald et de Laurier sont respectivement le plus ancien et le plus récent des monuments qui ornent le square.

Sir John A. Macdonald Sir John . . . — Map (db m115820) HM

Quebec, Montréal — War Memorial

To the Glory of God and the Memory of the Immortal Dead who brought us Honour and Peace ——————————————— A la gloire de dieu au souvenir . . . — Map (db m115274) WM

Quebec, Montréal — Wilfred Laurier Monument

"la pensée domenante de ma vie a été d'harmoniser les différents éléments dont se compose notre pays."

Wilfred Laurier [signature]

The governing motive of my life has been to harmonize the different elements which compose our . . . — Map (db m115275) HM

Costa Rica, Guanacaste (Municipality of Liberia), Liberia — Heriberto Rodríguez Chinchilla
Con esta escultura El Boyero Realizada por el artista Guanacasteco Johny Garcia Clachar se rinde homenaje al fundador del Hotel Boyeros Heriberto Rodriguez Chinchilla quien es representado en ella, como tributo a la extraordinaria . . . — Map (db m110305) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Braulio Carrillo Colina
Benemerito y arquitecto del estado costarricense Braulio Carrillo Colina Nace en 1800 Muere en 1845 Los que tratan de seducir la ignorancia nunca tendrán por resultado otra cosa que causar inmensos males a la sociedad su propia ruina . . . — Map (db m109978) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Juan Mora Fernández
Benemerito de la Patria Juan Mora Fernandez Primer Jefe del Estado de Costa Rica 1824-1833 15 de Septiembre 1921 Homenaje de la Academia de Geografia e Historia 1951 English translation: To the Most Worthy of the . . . — Map (db m110261) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Juan Rafael Mora Porras
Calle Juan Rafael Mora P. Homenaje de la Academia Costarricense de la Historia en el año centenario de la Campaña de 1856-1857 1856-1956 English translation: Juan Rafael Mora Porras Street Tribute . . . — Map (db m110262) WM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Monument to the National Flag of Costa Rica
Monumento a la Bandera Nacional El 12 de noviembre de 1848 Siendo Presidente de la Republica Don Jose Maria Castro Madriz y confeccionado por Doña Pacifica Fernandez de Castro en este lugar se izo nuestro pabellón nacional por vez . . . — Map (db m110194) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — The 140th Anniversary of the San Juan de Dios Hospital
Al Hospital San Juan de Dios en el 140 aniversario de su fundacion Por los valiosos servicios que esta benemerita instititucion ha brindado a la ciudadania. Asociacion Pro-Hospital San Juan de Dios 23-julio-1845 . . . — Map (db m109959) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — The 150th Anniversary of the First Catholic Diocese in Costa Rica
El Cabildo Metropolitano. En el sesquicentenario de la fundacion de la Primera Diocesis en Costa Rica. San Jose 28 de febrero de 1850. En el Arzobispado de su Excelencia Monseñor Doctor. Roman Arrieta Villalobos y su Obispo Auxiliar . . . — Map (db m110201) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — The Declaration of Central American Independence
1821 – 1971 Frente a este lugar hace 150 años el Ayuntamiento de San Jose recibió y confirmo la Declaracion de la Independencia de Centroamerica Liceo de San Jose 15 de Septiembre English translation: 1821 - . . . — Map (db m110191) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — The University of Santo Tomás
En este lugar estuvo situada la Universidad de Santo Tomas erigida por Decreto XI de 3 de mayo de 1843 e inaugurada el 21 de abril de 1844. Homenaje de la Academia de Geografia e Historia de Costa Rica y del Banco Anglo Costarricense . . . — Map (db m110221) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Simon Bolivar
Simon Bolivar Born in Caracas 24th July 1783 Died in Santa Marta 17th December 1830 Liberator of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru Founder of Bolivia — Map (db m117234) HM WM
Dominica, Saint Joseph, Salisbury — The Salisbury Declaration
The Salisbury Declaration of Independence This Monument is in Commemoration of The Declaration To Seek Independence From Great Britain By Honourable Patrick Roland John On Sunday August 29 1976 Unveiled by His Excellency The President Mr. . . . — Map (db m117231) HM
Dominican Republic, Dajabón (Municipality of Dajabón) — Juan Pablo Duarte y Diez
Juan Pablo Duarte y Diez Dios, Patria y Libertad “Sed justos lo primero, si queréis ser Felices. Por desesperada que sea la causa de mi Patria, sera la causa el honor y siempre estaré dispuesto a honrrar su enseña con mi . . . — Map (db m114781) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Dajabón (Municipality of Dajabón) — The Battle of Beller
. . . — Map (db m114777) WM
Dominican Republic, Dajabón (Municipality of Dajabón) — The Haitian Massacre of 1937
En memoria de los casi 15,000 negros haitianos y negros dominicanos que fueron brutalmente asesinados por órdenes del tirano Rafael Leonidas Trujillo durante los ultimos meses de 1937. Y en homenaje a los dominicanos valientes que . . . — Map (db m114780) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — 1505 Colonial House
“En conmemoración del V centenario de esta casa colonial, sita en La Atarazana, que data de 1505” 1ero. de diciembre 2005 English translation: In commemoration of the 500th anniversary of this colonial house, . . . — Map (db m114893) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Admiral Juan Alejandro Acosta
Plaza Patriótica Almirante Juan Alejandro Acosta Abril 14 de 1814 - Abril 03 de 1886 Fundador de la Marina de Guerra Dominicana, al cumplir la primera misión oficial de la Junta Central Gubernativa de la naciente República . . . — Map (db m114945) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Arturo Pellerano Castro
Plaza Pellerano Castro Arturo Bautista Pellerano Castro Poeta (1865-1916) Arturo Baustista Pellerano Castro (1865-1916) Poeta modernista, escribió bajo el seudónimo de “Byron” en varias de las publicaciones nacionales en . . . — Map (db m115708) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Bartolo García Molina
Bartolo García Molina Estudió Lingüística y Literatura en la Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo, la misma donde cursó una maestria en Educación Superior. Doctor en Filosofía del Lenguaje en la Universidad Complutense de Madrid y es, . . . — Map (db m118367) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Black Jack
Black JackMotovelero Chris Chraft Comanche de 13 metros de eslora (largo), fue comprador por Mario Nelson Galán Durán en la isla de Antigua a finales de 1972, según instrucciones del comandante Francisco Caamaño Deñó, quien en 1965 fue . . . — Map (db m118119) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Calle de las Damas — The Ladies’ Street
Calle de las Damas, primera trazada en esta antigua ciudad de Santo Domingo, Primada de América, por el año de 1502. Fue llamada así, según la tradición, por haber residido en ella las damas del cortejo de la virreina doña María de . . . — Map (db m115678) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Carlos Andújar
Carlos AndújarPremio Nacional de Ensayo 2010. La universidad Nanterre de París lo formó en Sociología, la experiencia lo alzó en ensayos. Cursó especialidad en estudios afrohispanoamericanos con las universidades Alcalá de Henares de . . . — Map (db m118179) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Chapel of the San Andrés Hospital
Capilla del Hospital de San Andrés Fue construida en 1710 como parte del hospital. Estuvo abandonada hasta 1881, cuando el Padre Francisco Xavier Billini restauró el conjunto. English translation: Chapel of the San . . . — Map (db m115791) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Cristóbal de Llerena
El Teatro Rafael Briceño de Merida Venezuela. Como un Homenaje a Cristobal de Llerena Primer Dramaturgo Latinoamericano Sto. Domingo Septiembre de 1983 Marcador adicional: A nuestra madre, Casa de Teatro en sus 40 años y al . . . — Map (db m115740) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Diego Caballero House
Casa Diego Caballero Escribano y primer secretario de la Real Audiencia Rejidor de la Isla Española 1511-1554 Restaurada por el Gobierno Constitucional en 1973 English translation: Diego Caballero . . . — Map (db m115687) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Dominican Resistance to the US Invasion of 1965
24 de abril 50 años 15 y 16 de junio de 1965 En estos días el patriotismo y emoción conjugados en el pueblo dominicano en armas, defendieron en esta zona la soberanía nacional mancillada por las tropas interventoras de ocupación . . . — Map (db m114870) WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Duarte's Return from Exile
Plaza Patriótica Juan Pablo Duarte 1813-1876 En conmemoración a la proclamación de Juan Pablo Duarte como Padre de la Patria el 15 de marzo de 1844 a su retorno de Curazao, cuando fue recibido en esta Puerta de Don Diego del entonces . . . — Map (db m115518) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Enriquillo
Enriquillo (----1535)Líder aborigen, natural de la isla de Santo Domingo. Fue educado por los padres franciscanos en un convento. Se reveló (sic, rebeló) contra el dominio español en 1520. En 1533 se puso fin al conflicto . . . — Map (db m118177) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Fabio Fiallo
Fabio Fiallo 1866-1942 Consagrado por el Voto Popular como Poeta del Amor Homenaje del pueblo y el Gobierno Dominicano 1974 English translation: Fabio Fiallo 1866-1942 Consecrated by Popular Vote as the Poet of . . . — Map (db m118114) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Fabio Fiallo
Fabio Fiallo (1856-1942) Poeta dominicano de orientación modernista. Asumió una actitud vertical frente a la primera intervención militar norteamericana. (1916-1924) English translation: Fabio Fiallo . . . — Map (db m118365) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Francisco del Rosario Sánchez
Plaza Patriótica Francisco del Rosario Sánchez Marzo 9 de 1816 – Julio 4 de 1861 En esta Puerta del Conde, el 27 de Febrero de 1844, el Prócer Sánchez izó la primera Bandera de la naciente Republica Dominicana, como Símbolo . . . — Map (db m115819) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Francisco X. Billini
El pueblo Dominicano al Gran Filantropo Don Francisco X. Billini Descubridor de los restos de Don Cristobal Colon en la Yglesia Catedral de Santo Domingo Instalador de la 1ª Casa de Beneficencia 1888 Creador y Sostenador del Colegio . . . — Map (db m115797) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Friar Bartolomé de las Casas
Fray Bartolomé de las Casas (1471-1567)Escritor y sacerdote español. Vivió en Santo Domingo de 1502 a 1513. Se destacó como defensor de los aborígenes frente a los excesos de los encomendadores. English translation: . . . — Map (db m118120) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Gabriel García Márquez
En homenaje al gran escritor colombiano Gabriel García Márquez Premio Nobel de Literatura en 1982, quien con su realismo mágico hizo de sus lectores ciudadanos perpetuos de Aracataca y dejó testimonio de unión entre los pueblos de . . . — Map (db m118084) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Gonzálo Fernández de Oviedo
Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo Cronista de Indias, Alcaide de la Fortaleza de Santo Domingo desde 1533 hasta su muerte Capitan y Procurador de esta ciudad y autor de La Historia General y Natural de las Indias, escrita en este . . . — Map (db m115694) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — History of the Dominican Society of the Bibliophiles’ House — Sociedad Dominicana de Bibliófilos, Inc.
Historia de la casa de la Sociedad Dominicana de BibliófilosEl inmueble que ocupa la Sociedad Dominicana de Bibliófilos es una antigua casa de piedra construida en los albores del siglo XVI, ubicada en la calle Las Damas, la primera . . . — Map (db m115673) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — House and Museum El Beaterio
Casa-Museo el Beaterio Establecido en 1530 a cargo de beatas para “…(el) recogimiento de niñas, doncellas de todas edades, españolas y mestizas que andan perdidas por la tierra”. Fue el primer beaterio dominico de Santo . . . — Map (db m115777) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — House of the Duarte y Díez Family
Hay tres marcadores en este grupo Casa de la Familia Duarte Díez Aquí vivió el Padre de la Patria Juan Pablo Duarte junto a sus padres y hermanos desde el año 1829 hasta su destierro en 1844. Presidencia de la . . . — Map (db m114943) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — House of the Lions
Casa del LeónEste inmueble es una vivienda construida en los albores del siglo XVI, residencia de importantes personajes de la época colonial, ubicada en la calle Las Damas, primera vía trazada en la Ciudad Primada de América, y que . . . — Map (db m115649) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Hugo Estrella Guzmán
Hugo Estrella Guzmán Educador y escritor nacido en La Vega en 1942. Se graduó en Letras. Ha sido director y docente en escuelas y universidades, como el Seminario Santo Cura de Ars, UCATECI, la Universidad Fernando Arturo de Meriño y . . . — Map (db m118118) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — José Alejandro Peña
José Alejandro Peña Nació en el preludio de aquella revolución abrileña en la capital dominicana. Logró su título en Estudios Internacionales y Ciencias Políticas en West Virginia State University, donde también estudió dirección . . . — Map (db m118377) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — José de San Martín
Alcaldía del Distrito Nacional Período 2015-2020 Davido Collado Alcalde José de San Martín 1778-1850 Militar y político rioplatense English translation: The Mayor of the National District 2015-2020 Davido Collado . . . — Map (db m118085) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Juan Pablo Duarte
Juan Pablo Duarte Padre de la Patria Enero 26 de 1813 – Julio 15 de 1876 En homenaje al ilustre fundador de la República Dominicana, con motivo de la IX Feria Internacional del Libro. Secretaría de Estado de Cultura Comisión . . . — Map (db m118176) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Juan Pablo Duarte
Juan Pablo Duarte (1813-1876) Padre de la Patria y Fundador de la República. Poeta y escritor. Creador de la sociedad secreta “La Trinitaria” y la dramática “La Filantrópica”, con el propósito de realizar los . . . — Map (db m118359) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Julia de Burgos
Julia de Burgos “La Nuestra” 1914-1953 A Julia, por su participación en la lucha del exilio dominicano, a través de su poesía liberadora y militante, en contra de la tiranía de Trujillo. Comité Dominicano para la . . . — Map (db m115738) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — La Trinitaria Secret Society
Ayuntamiento de Santo Domingo 1912 Juan Pablo Duarte Jacinto de la Concha Juan Ysidro Perez Jose Maria Serra Benito Gonzalez Felix Maria Ruiz Felipe Alfau Pedro Alejandro Pina y Juan Nepomuceno Ravelo Contituyeron en esta casa, el dia 16 . . . — Map (db m115818) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henríquez
En esta casa nacio Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henriquez El dia 9 de noviembre de 1870 Homenaje en su centenario English translation: In this house was born Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henríquez on November 9, 1870 . . . — Map (db m115577) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Manuel de Jesús Galván
Manuel de Jesús Galván (1834-1910) Narrador, diplomatico y educador dominicano. Su obra "Enriquillo" está considerada como una de las mejores novelas de la historia de la literatura dominicana de todos los tiempos. . . . — Map (db m118421) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Manuel Maza, SJ
Manuel Maza, SJ Nació en La Habana, Cuba, en 1945. Ciudadano dominicano, conoce nuestro país desde 1967. Fue admitido en la Compañía de Jesús en 1962 y ordenado sacerdote en 1972. Doctor en historia de América Latina por la Universidad . . . — Map (db m118422) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — María Toledo Square
Plaza María de ToledoFue construida sobre las ruinas de dos casas del siglo XVI, se levantó en honor a la primera Virreina Consorte de las Indias María de Toledo, (1490-1549) casada con Diego Colón, el hijo primogénito de Cristobal . . . — Map (db m115596) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Monument of the San Francisco Ruins
Monumento Ruinas de San Francisco Complejo arquitectónico del siglo XVI conformado por iglesia, convento y capilla de la Orden Terciaria. En 1543 el maestro Rodrigo de Liendo inicia su construcción, la cual se extiende hasta 1664. Fue . . . — Map (db m114890) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Myrna Guerrero
Myrna Guerrero Su nombre es sinónimo de arte en el Caribe y otras latitudes. Se formó en la escuela artística de la Universidad APEC y luego completó una especialización en Marsella, Francia. Cursó otra licenciatura en Historia del . . . — Map (db m118116) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Nicolás de Ovando
Frey Nicolas de Ovando (1451-1511) Gobernador de la isla Española Comendador Mayor de la Orden de Alcantara Fundador de la Nueva Ciudad de Santo-Domingo English translation: Nicolás de Ovando (1451-1511), Governor of the . . . — Map (db m114898) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Pedro Conde Sturla
Pedro Conde Sturla Oriundo de San Francisco de Macoris, “publicista a regañadientes”, profesor meritísimo de historia y literatura de la Universidad Autónoma de Santo Domingo, autor de cientos de artícultos en periódicos y . . . — Map (db m118356) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Pedro Henríquez Ureña
Pedro Henríquez Ureña (1884-1946)Crítico literario, ensayista y lingüista. El más grande humanista dominicano. Cumbre de la investigación literaria en America. English translation: Pedro Henríquez Ureña . . . — Map (db m118423) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Rafael González Tirado
Rafael González Tirado Abogado, lingüista, investigador y profesor universitario. Ejerció la docencia en las áreas de Comunicación Social y Español de la Universidad Autonoma de Santo Domingo. Realizó estudios superiores de . . . — Map (db m118350) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Sabrina Román
Sabrina Román Su pluma es impoluta cuando de ponerle color a los versos se trata. Es poeta, narradora y también cultiva el ensayo y las reseñas de obras de arte. Se desempeñó como consul general de la República Dominicana para el área . . . — Map (db m118420) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Salomé Ureña de Henríquez
Salomé Ureña de Henríquez (1850-1897) Figura máxima de la lírica dominicana del siglo XIX Pionera de la educación femenina formal Homenaje del Ministerio de Cultura 21 de octubre de 2011 Dia Nacional del Poeta English . . . — Map (db m115575) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Sebastián Lemba
Sebastían Lemba (---- 1547)Defensor de los derechos de los esclavos traídos a estas tierras por los conquistadores al igual que él, desde el continente africano. En 1532 encabezó un acto de resistencia que con el correr de los años, . . . — Map (db m118055) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Simón Bolivar
Simón Bolivar Libertador de Venezuela Columbia Ecuador Perú Bolivia y Panamá Nació en Caracas el 24 de Julio de 1783 y Murió en Santa Marta Columbia El 17 de Diciembre de 1830 Yo deseo más que otro alguno ver formar en América la más . . . — Map (db m114822) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Academy of Sciences Building of the Dominican Republic
Historia de la Casa de la Academia de Ciencias de la República DominicanaLa casa que aloja la Academia de Ciencias, situada en la calle Las Damas esquina del Conde, según el historiador Luis Alemar era la residencia de la familia . . . — Map (db m115641) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Atarazanas School
Plaza Patriótica Juan Pablo Duarte 1813-1876 Escuela de las Atarazanas Juan Pablo Duarte en 1833 instaló en este lugar la escuela de Las Atarazanas, en el almacén de provisiones de su padre Don Juan José Duarte. Con esto dio . . . — Map (db m115545) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Bastidas House
Casa de Bastidas Fundada por el Conquistador Rodrigo de Bastidas († 1527) Almojarife de Santo Domingo y fundador de Santa Marta. (Colombia) y de su hijo Dean de la Catedral de Santo Domingo.
Obispo de Coro (Venezuela) y Puerto Rico . . . — Map (db m115651) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Chapel of the Hospital of Saint Lazarus
Capilla del Hospital de San Lázaro Perteneció al Hospital de Leprosos ya desaparecido. Estaba concluida en 1759 English translation: Chapel of the Hospital of Saint Lazarus This chapel belonged to the Leper . . . — Map (db m114835) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Church and Convent of Santa Clara
Iglesia y Convento de Santa Clara Edificado en 1522 por Don Rodrigo Pimentel, cuyo escudo de armas ostenta la puerta principal de la iglesia. Sirvió de asilo y claustro a las monjas Clarisas. English translation: The . . . — Map (db m114947) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Church of Our Lady of Carmen
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del CarmenSu construcción data de 1615 y fue ampliada en 1729. Las rejas con el escudo carmelita que se observan en los volúmenes de las capillas, son consideradas las más antiguas de la colonia, probablemente . . . — Map (db m115815) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Church of Saint Michael
Iglesia de San Miguel Estaba terminada para 1740. Fue destruida por el terremoto de 1751 y levantada de nuevo en 1765. El proyecto de Código Negro Carolino, disponía el traslado a esta iglesia de todos los cofrades de negros. . . . — Map (db m114837) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Dominican Society of Bibliophiles, Inc.
Sociedad Dominicana de Bibliófilos, Inc. Abrió sus puertas por vez primera el 10 de diciembre de 1973. En su definición se resalta que es una institución privada, sin fines de lucro, creada con el objectivo de promover, preservar y . . . — Map (db m118417) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Fortress of Santo Domingo
Fortaleza de Santo Domingo Recinto amurallado y conjunto de edificaciones iniciadas en 1505 siendo Gobernador de Santo Domingo Frey Nicolas de Ovando La Torre del Homenaje sirvió de prisión hasta nuestros días El portal principal se . . . — Map (db m115690) HM

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