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By Kevin Craft, September 17, 2017
Wideview of Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray Station Marker
Alberta, Banff — Sulphur Mountain Cosmic Ray StationLa 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, Castle Junction — Castle CampInternment 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, 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
Ontario (Carleton County), Richmond — Charles Lennox4th 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 Settlement1818

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 CenotaphLest 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 (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 — 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 — 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
Costa Rica, Guanacaste (Municipalidad de 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 y el . . . — 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 Nation Juan Mora . . . — 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 from the Costa Rican . . . — 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 primera 1848 . . . — 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 23-julio-1985 . . . — 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 Monseñor. . . . — 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 - 1971 150 years ago, . . . — 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 San . . . — Map (db m110221) HM
Guatemala, Chimaltenango (Municipality of El Tejar), El Tejar — Saint Sebastian Catholic Church of El TejarIglesia Católica San Sebastián de El Tejar
. . . — Map (db m109487) HM
Guatemala, Chimaltenango (Municipality of Tecpán Guatemala), Tecpán Guatemala — The Sociopolitical Organization of Mayan Social Classes
Este marcador está hecho de cinco paneles bajo un techo. La Organización Sociopolítica y Las Clases Sociales: Los Señores La sociedad Kaqchikel, como la K'iche, era muy estratificada, jerarquizada y muy militarizada a la víspera de . . . — Map (db m109090) HM
Ireland, Connacht (County Galway), Inishmore, Aran Islands — Dún Aonghus
This, one of the finest prehistoric fortresses in Western Europe, consists of three dry-stone ramparts, and the remains of a fourth, the outermost of which encloses an area of 11 acres. Outside the second rampart there is a 30 foot band of . . . — Map (db m109137) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Mansion at Paseo de la Reforma 483
Paseo de la Reforma 483 La casona fue construida en 1929 por el empresario inglés sir Patrick O'hey para su esposa y fue ocupada durante varios años como casa habitación. Es estilo neogótico ecléctico y su fachada está revestida de cantera . . . — Map (db m109066) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality), Celaya — Independence Column of CelayaLa Columna de Independencia de Celaya
1 A la perpetua memoria de la Independencia 2 Estas armas blazon glorioso de la patria 3 En monumento de su fidelidad y amor. 4 Erigio Celaya año de 1823 2º de su libertad. English translation: To the perpetual memory of Independence . . . — Map (db m109477) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — Celaya's Water Tower"La Bola de Agua"
Esta torre fue construida a expensas del municipio de esta ciudad en el año de 1910., y se inauguro oficialmente el dia 15 de septiembre, dia del centenario de la proclamacion de la Independencia de Mexico; siendo Gobernador del Estado el Sr. Lic. . . . — Map (db m109410) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — Emiliano Zapata
Con la iniciativa del C. Alberto Alvarado Guerrero Secretario General del Comité Campesino Municipal de Celaya y la participación de los propios campesinos fue construido este monumento del Gral. Emiliano Zapata Celaya, Gto. 10 de abril de . . . — Map (db m109362) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — Miguel Hidalgo in Celaya
La Agrupacion "Miguel Hidalgo" conmemora con esta lapida el centenario de la estancia en este edificio del venerable Padre de la Patria. Celaya, 21 de septiembre de 1910. English translation: The “Miguel Hidalgo” . . . — Map (db m110147) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
La ciudad de Celaya, un paso mas en el camino de la insurgencia. Al que abrio las puertas de la libertad y convirtio los grilletes en derechos. English translation: The city of Celaya was one more step for the Insurgents on the road to . . . — Map (db m110145) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The Ex-Convent of the Temple of Saint Augustine
Ex-Convento del Templo de San Augustine Este convento, hoy Casa de la Cultura, fue edificado por Fray Gerónimo de Morales. Se inició la construcción del Templo y Convento el 1º de Noviembre de 1609 y se terminó en 1640. English . . . — Map (db m109400) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The First Franciscans in Celaya
Memoria O.F.S. Se erige esta placa para evocar y mantener vivo el recuerdo de la ininterrumpida presencia de la Orden Franciscana Seglar en esta ciudad de Celaya desde el asentamiento de los primeros colonos el año de 1571. Decreto del 13 de marzo . . . — Map (db m109431) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The History of Celaya
Celaya Obtuvo su permiso de fundación bajo el mandato del virrey Martín Enríquez de Almanza, el 12 de octubre de 1570; Ésta se llevó a cabo el 1 de enero de 1571 bajo el nombre de “Villa de Nuestra Señora de la Purísima Concepción de . . . — Map (db m109457) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The Temple and Ex-convent of Our Lady of Carmen
Templo y Ex-convento de Nuestra Señora del CarmenSin duda uno de los ejemplos de arquitectura neoclásica más importantes del país, el Templo del Carmen de Celaya, se erige en sustitución al Templo originalmente construido por uno de los más . . . — Map (db m110151) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The Temple of Saint Augustine
Templo de San Augustín Construcción de estilo plateresco y reminiscencias moriscas que data del año de 1609; su fachada presenta una sobria portada de dos cuerpos así como una graciosa torre de planta regular que ostenta en sus esquinas sendas . . . — Map (db m109397) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The Temple of Saint Francis
Templo de San Francisco Sede de la Purisima Concepcion Patrona y Reina de Celaya Se puso la primera piedra de este edificio el 2 de febrero de 1683 English translation: Temple of Saint Francis Headquarters of the Most Pure Conception . . . — Map (db m109428) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Celaya), Celaya — The Temple of San Francisco - Headquarters of the Patroness of Celaya
Templo de San Francisco Sede de la Patrona de CelayaEn octubre 12 de 1570, fue autorizada la fundación de la “Villa de Nuestra Señora de la Concepcion de Zalaya”. En Diciembre de 1577, aproximadamente, D. Martin de Ortega y su . . . — Map (db m109578) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — Aqueduct
AcueductoUno de los elementos fundamentales para el desarrollo de cualquier civilización, sea grande o pequeña, es el agua. Su aprovechamiento requirió de la creación y perfeccionamiento de diversos métodos de distribución, de los cuales el más . . . — Map (db m109063) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — The Model SchoolAntigua Escuela Modelo
Antigua Escuela Modelo Las Escuelas Modelo eran una propuesta innovadora que incluía la construcción de edificios y su equipamiento, de tal forma que facilitaran la aplicación de las nuevas propuestas pedagógicas promovidas por el Porfiriato. . . . — Map (db m109061) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Amealco), Amealco de Bonfil — The 400th Anniversary of the Founding of Amealco
IV Centenario de la Fundacion de Amealco, Qro. 1538-1938. English translation: The 400th anniversary of the founding of Amealco, Querétaro 1538-1938 — Map (db m110284) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of El Marqués), La Cañada — La Cañada
La H. XXXV Legislatura Constitucional del Estado, mediante Ley número 82 expedida el 21 de Diciembre de 1948, restituyó a esta Villa el nombre de La Cañada, que primitivamente tuvo, dándole al Municipio de que es cabecera a la denominación de . . . — Map (db m110382) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Huimilpan), Huimilpan — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
El H. Ayuntamiento de Huimilpan, dentro de los festejos del Bicentenario de nuestra Independencia, rinde esta homenaje al cura Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, personaje ilustre, iniciador de la lucha de independencia, defensor de los ideales de . . . — Map (db m109889) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Huimilpan), Huimilpan — The Mexican Constitution of 1917
El H. Ayuntamiento del Municipio de Huimilpan, Administración 2015-2018, devela esta Placa Conmemorativa del: Centenario de la Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos 1917-2017 "Primero el pueblo de México libre y soberano; que . . . — Map (db m109887) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Jalpan de Serra), Jalpan de Serra — 250th Anniversary of the Founding of the Mission at Jalpan
Jalpan...voz nahuatl que significa lugar sobre la arena del cerro, arena que torno argamasa magnifica de barroquismo y exhuberancia petrea, orgullo arquitectonico de donde partiera la empresa civilizadora que llego hasta la Alta California, por . . . — Map (db m109950) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Jalpan de Serra), Jalpan de Serra — Chronology of the Saint James Mission of Jalpan
Franciscanos del Colegio de San Fernando Cronología Participantes en la construcción del templo y evangelizadores de la misión de Santiago Apóstol de Jalpan Con motivo del 273 aniversario de la fundación fernandina de la Misión de Santiago Apóstol . . . — Map (db m109947) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Jalpan de Serra), Jalpan de Serra — Friar Junipero Serra
En el bicentenario de la muerte del heroico misionero mallorquino Fray Junipero Serra forjador de la grandeza espiritual, cultural y material de la Sierra Gorda pueblo y gobierno queretanos le dedica este monumento. α 1713 Ω 1784 . . . — Map (db m109943) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Jalpan de Serra), Jalpan de Serra — Sierra Gorda Franciscan Missions UNESCO World Heritage Site
Patrimonie Mondial World Heritage Patrimonio Mundial A título de la Convención concierniente a la protección del Patrimonio Mundial, Cultural y Natural, las Misiones Franciscanas de la Sierra Gorda figurán en la Lista del Patrimonio Mundial. . . . — Map (db m109955) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Jalpan de Serra), Jalpan de Serra — The Francisco Javier Mina Federal Secondary School
En este edificio funciono la Escuela Secundaria Federal Francisco Javier Mina En memoria a quienes hicieron posible su fundacion C. Ing. Manuel Gonzalez de Cosio Gobernador Constitucional del Estado C. Prof. Salvador Rivas Jimenez Director . . . — Map (db m109957) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Andrés Balvanera Martínez
Andrés Balvanera Martínez 1834-1917 Ilustre creador de la Escuela Normal del Estado, apóstol de la educación quien hizo siempre el bien. Quien reformó la enseñanza creando un plantel que sirvió de modelo, la Escuela Normal del Estado. Un . . . — Map (db m109301) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Leopoldo Aguilar Carvajal
Lic. Leopoldo Aguilar Carvajal Ilustre jurist queretano 1901-1983 English translation: Leopoldo Aguilar Carvajal Illustrious Lawyer of Querétaro 1901-1983 — Map (db m109272) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Monument to the 1914 Heroes of Veracruz
21 de abril 1914 H. Veracruz, Ver. Heroes Navales “Virgilio Uribe” ”Jose Azueta” Decreto: Numero 73 - La H. Legislatura del estado libre y soberano de Veracruz-Llave, en nombre del pueblo. Decreta: Articulo único. - Se . . . — Map (db m109342) WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Ndamaxey, the Great Ball Game
“Ndamaxey” (Nombre otomi de Queretaro) Lugar del Gran Juego de Pelota En este conjunto escultorico del Códice Borbonico 27, cuatro jugadores que simbolizan cuatro deidades, (Quetzalcoatl, Cihuacoatl, Cinteotl e Ixtlilton) . . . — Map (db m109930) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Juan del Río), San Juan del Río — The Children Heroes of the Battle of Chapultepec
Heroico Colegio Militar por el honor de México 1846-1847 Teniente Juan de la Barrera · Cadete Juan Escutia · Cadete Agustin Melgar · Cadete Francisco Marquez · Cadete Vicente Suarez · Cadete Fernando Montes de Oca English translation: . . . — Map (db m109148) WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Juan del Río), San Juan del Río — The Legend of Jesús de la Portería
Del origen de Nuestro Padre Jesus de la Portería de San Juán del Río, Qro., México (Es copia del original) Estando de interino el RPP, Agustín Peñaflor, RELIGIOSO DE LA ORDEN DE NUESTRO PADRE JUAN DE DIOS, en este CONVENTO dijo: Que el 19 de . . . — Map (db m109214) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Juan del Río), San Juan del Río — The Royal Inland Road in San Juan del RíoEl Camino Real de Tierra Adentro en San Juan del Río
"El Camino Real de Tierra Adentro" Camino de la Plata Era el vínculo entre la Ciudad de México y la villa de Santa Fe, en la norteña provincia de Nuevo México, adentrándose hacia el norte en la "tierra ignota" donde las rancherías eran . . . — Map (db m109156) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Juan del Río), San Juan del Río — To the Founders of San Juan del Río
A la memoria de los fundadores de la ciudad de San Juan del Rio: Nicolas de San Luis Montañez Juan Mexici Fray Juan Bautista San Juan del Rio Puente de la Historia 1531-1981 English translation: To the memory of the founders of the . . . — Map (db m109183) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Municipal Morgue
Van februari tot augustus 1945 was deze kerk de Gemeentelijke Doodenbewaarplaats. Door ontbering, honger en duits geweld stierven te Amsterdam in het laatste oorlogsjaar meer mensen dan begraven konden worden. Hier was hun . . . — Map (db m109535) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Royal Fusiliers(City of London Regiment)
In Memory of those who gave their lives while serving with The 1st Battalion in the Korean War July 1952 to August 1953 Fus G F Allen · Fus S J Anstead · Fus P G Austin · Sgt S W Burgess · Fus R G Cooper · Fus J C Crocker · Cpl E . . . — Map (db m109467) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ann Oldfield1683 - 1730
Actress First occupant of this house 1725-1730 — Map (db m110232) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Anthony Trollope(1815-1882)
Novelist Lived Here — Map (db m109080) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benedict Arnold
Major General Benedict Arnold American Patriot resided here from 1796 until his death June 14, 1801 — Map (db m109141) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benjamin Franklin(1706-1790)
lived here — Map (db m109506) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Canaletto
Antonio Canal called Canaletto (1697 - 1768) Venetian Painter
lived here — Map (db m110190) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Bridgeman
Landscape Gardener lived here 1723-1738 — Map (db m110225) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles X1757-1836
last Bourbon King of France lived here 1805-1814 — Map (db m109881) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Colen Campbell1676-1729
Architect and Author of Vitruvius Britannicus lived and died here — Map (db m109299) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Constance Spry1886-1960
Designer in Flowers worked here 1934-1960 — Map (db m109292) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — David Bowie1947-2016 — BBC Music Day
His albums Hunky Dory and The Rise & Fall of Ziggy Stardust, and the iconic single Space Oddity were recorded here at Trident Studios Awarded by BBC Radio London — Map (db m109081) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. John Snow1813 - 1858
Pioneer Anaesthetist and Epidemiologist lived in a house on this site — Map (db m110228) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dr. Joseph Rogers1821-1889
Dr. Joseph Rogers Health Care Reformer lived here — Map (db m109140) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Duck Island CottageSwiss Chalet for a British Bird-Keeper
This pretty cottage was built in 1841 as the home of the bird-keeper in St. James's Park. It also had a club room for the Ornithological Society of London, which once helped to look after the park's duck and geese. The design, like a Swiss . . . — Map (db m110146) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ernest Bevin1881-1951
Trade Union Leader and Statesman lived here in flat No. 8 1931-1939 — Map (db m109547) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Farm Street ChurchJesuit Church of the Immaculate Conception
This Church of the Society of Jesus in the Mayfair district of London, is dedicated to the Immaculate Conception of the Blessed Virgin Mary and has special place in the hearts of many people, Popularly known as Farm Street Church, it harks back to . . . — Map (db m110250) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — For His Majesty's PleasureBirds, Boats and Bathing
About 350 years ago, workmen dug a canal in St. James's Park for the enjoyment of the fun-loving Charles II. The King swam in the canal in the summer and skated on the ice in winter; He spent many hours feeding his collection of . . . — Map (db m109493) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — General Pasquale Paoli1725-1807
Who fought tirelessly for the freedom of Corsica lived in a building on this site 'Babbu di a Patria' — Map (db m109883) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Frideric Handel1685-1759
Composer lived in this house from 1723 and died here — Map (db m109064) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Seferis1900-1971
Greek Ambassador Poet and Nobel Laureate lived here 1957-1962 — Map (db m109465) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herman Melville1819-1891
Author of Moby Dick lived here in 1849 — Map (db m109501) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ho Chi Minh1890-1969
Founder of Modern Vietnam worked in 1913 at the Carlton Hotel which stood on this site — Map (db m109068) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ivor Novello1893-1951
Composer and Actor Manager lived and died in a flat on the top floor of this building — Map (db m109088) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — J. Arthur Rank1888-1972
Industrialist and Film Producer worked here — Map (db m109880) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Jacqueline du Pré1945-1987
Cellist Jacquelin du Pré lived here 1967-1971 — Map (db m109239) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Jimi Hendrix1942-1970
Guitarist and Songwriter lived here 1968-1969 — Map (db m109060) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Adams
In this House Lived John Adams First American Minister to GREAT BRITAIN, May 1785 to March 1788 afterwards Second President of the UNITED STATES From here his Daughter ABIGAIL was married to COLONEL WILLIAM STEPHENS SMITH, . . . — Map (db m109295) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Lennon1940-1980
Musician and Songwriter lived here in 1968 — Map (db m109067) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Logie Baird
In 1926 in this house John Logie Baird 1888-1946 first demonstrated TelevisionMap (db m109837) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Robert Godley1814-1861

Founder of Canterbury New Zealand lived and died here — Map (db m109242) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John William Polidori1795 - 1821
Poet & Novelist Author of 'The Vampyre' born & died here — Map (db m110175) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Karl Marx1818-1883
lived here 1851-56 — Map (db m109135) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Keith Moon1946-1978 — City of Westminster
Legendary Rock Drummer with 'The Who' Performed here at the site of The Marquee Club in the 1960s — Map (db m109130) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Leo Bonn(1850-1929)
Founded what is now the Royal National Institute for Deaf People in this building 9th June 1911 Unveiled by HRH the Duke of Edinburgh 9 June 1998 — Map (db m109243) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Ashfield
Albert Herbert Stanley Lord Ashfield 1874-1948 First Chairman of London Transport lived here — Map (db m109861) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Milner
Alfred Lord Milner 1854-1925 Statesman lived here — Map (db m109254) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Reith1889-1971
First Director-General of the BBC lived here 1924-1930 — Map (db m109110) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Stanley of Preston
. . . — Map (db m110159) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Michael Faraday
Michael Faraday Man of Science ————— Apprentice here. ————— B · 1791. D · 1867. — Map (db m109286) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Percy Bysshe Shelley1792 - 1822
Poet lived here in 1811 — Map (db m110219) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Prince Talleyrand1754-1838
French Statesman and Diplomatist lived here — Map (db m109546) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Alexander Korda1893 - 1956
Film Producer worked here 1932-1936 — Map (db m110230) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Alfred Ayer
Philosopher Professor Sir Alfred Ayer 1910 - 1989 lived here 1980 - 1989 — Map (db m109240) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Frederick Handley Page1885-1962
Aircraft designer and manufacturer lived here in Flat 3 — Map (db m109297) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Frederick Treves1853-1923
Surgeon lived here 1886-1907 — Map (db m109293) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir George Frederic Still1868-1941
Pædiatrician lived here — Map (db m109285) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Gerald Kelly1879-1972
Portrait Painter lived here 1916-1972 — Map (db m109241) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir John Gielgud1904 - 2000
Actor and Director lived here 1945-1976 — Map (db m109107) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Richard Westmacott1775-1856
Sculptor lived and died here — Map (db m109466) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Thomas Peirson Frank1881-1951 — City of Westminster
Chief Engineer for London County Council 1930-1946 Saved London from drowning during The Blitz — Map (db m109116) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — T.E. Lawrence
"Lawrence of Arabia" 1888 - 1935 lived here — Map (db m109104) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The 2i's Coffee BarCity of Westminster
Site of the 2i's Coffee Bar (1956-1970) Birthplace of British Rock 'n Roll and the popular music industry — Map (db m109123) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Artists Rifles
was formed here at the studio of Henry Wyndham Phillips 1860 — Map (db m110233) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Audley
The Audley name can be found associated with kings & nobility throughout English history. 1127 Henry I restored a knighthood on his son-in-law Geoffrey of Anjou. Geoffrey's grandson William Longspree (illegitimate son of Henry II), the . . . — Map (db m109093) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Bee GeesCity of Westminster
Barry, Robin & Maurice Gibb composed and stayed here 1968-1980 — Map (db m109097) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Buxton Memorial
The Buxton Memorial was erected to commemorate the emancipation of slaves following the 1833 Slavery Abolition Act. The memorial was donated by Charles Buxton MP in memory of his father, Sir Thomas Foxwell Buxton, and those associated with him . . . — Map (db m109084) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Pelicans of St Jame's Park
Pelicans were first introduced to St Jame's Park in 1664 as a gift from the Russian Ambassador to King Charles II. This was the beginning of a long tradition of keeping exotic wildfowl that continues to this day. A mysterious arrival . . . — Map (db m109291) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Three Greyhounds
The Three Greyhounds, an old English pub of around 1910, has a mock Tudor exterior made using artificial timbering, lead casements, small gables and big lanterns. The premises have been licensed since 1847, before when it was home to various shops, . . . — Map (db m109256) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Tony Ray-JonesWestminster City Council
Photographer 1941-1972 lived and worked here — Map (db m109147) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Turkish Gun
Made by Murad, son of Abdullah Chief gunner in 1524 taken in Egypt by the British Army 1801 The gun is inscribed The Solomon of the age the Great Sultan Commander the dragon guns (to be made) When they breathe roaring like thunder. . . . — Map (db m109532) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — W.H. Smith & Son - Bomb Damage
This building was the head office of W.H. Smith & Son from 1920 to 1976. The above sign was damaged by shrapnel from a German bomb during an air raid on the night of 10th October 1940 — Map (db m109549) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — W.T. Stead1849-1912 — City of Westminster
Journalist and Reformer of great renown lived here 1904-1912 — Map (db m109115) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Hazlitt1778-1830
Essayist died here — Map (db m110130) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Wilkie Collins
William Wilkie Collins 1824-1889 Novelist lived here — Map (db m109143) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
In a house on this site in 1764-5 Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart 1756-1791 lived, played and composed — Map (db m109057) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Ziggy Stardust1972
This marks the location of the cover photograph for the iconic David Bowie album 'The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars' — Map (db m109059) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bertrand Russell1872-1970
Philosopher and Campaigner for Peace lived here in flat No. 34 1911-1916 — Map (db m109328) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Kitterbell
Here lived Charles Kitterbell as related by Charles Dickens in sketches by Boz "The Bloomsbury Christening" — Map (db m110268) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dame Millicent Garrett Fawcett1847 - 1929
pioneer of women's suffrage lived and died here — Map (db m110256) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — First Anaesthesia in England
The first anaesthetic given in England was administered in a house on this site 19 December 1846 — Map (db m110133) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Friend at Hand
Friend at Hand was built in 1735 at the time of the Marylebone Road and adjoining Nash Terraces. The first ever omnibus service from Holborn stopped here. The original service of one coach each way was soon being increased to a dozen journeys per . . . — Map (db m109813) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — George Dance (The Younger)
George Dance The Younger 1741-1825 Architect lived and died here — Map (db m109497) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Hilda Doolittle
H.D. (Hilda Doolittle) Poet and Writer lived here 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m110185) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Horizon Magazine
George Orwell 1903-1950 Sir Stephen Spender 1909-1995 wrote for Cyril Connolly's Horizon Magazine based here 1940-1948 — Map (db m110285) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — In Memory of Auxiliary Firemen
. . . — Map (db m109253) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Howard1726-1790
Prison Reformer Lived Here — Map (db m109810) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — London School of Tropical Medicine
This building housed the London School of Tropical Medicine and the Hospital for Tropical Diseases 1920-1939 — Map (db m109853) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lord Eldon1751-1838
Lord Chancellor lived here — Map (db m109499) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Museum Tavern
The earliest record of the Museum Tavern was in 1723, although at that stage it was called "The Dog and Duck" after the hunting that took place in the surrounding Ponds and swamps. In 1759 the British Museum was established and the pub promptly . . . — Map (db m109268) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — R.H. Tawney1880 - 1962
Historian, Teacher, and Political Writer lived here — Map (db m110182) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Randolph Caldecott1846-1886
Artist and Book Illustrator lived here — Map (db m109282) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Richard Trevithick
Close to this place Richard Trevithick Born 1771 - Died 1833 Pioneer of High Pressure Steam ran in the year 1808 the first steam locomotive to draw passengers — Map (db m110144) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Aickman1914 - 1981
Author and co-founder of The Inland Waterways Association lived and worked here — Map (db m110188) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Owen1771-1858
Father of the Co-operative movement lived here 1832-1840 — Map (db m109553) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Roger Fry1866-1934
Artist and Art Critic lived and died at 48 Bernard Street on this site 1926-1934 — Map (db m109329) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir George Williams
1879-1905 Sir George Williams 1821-1905 Founder of the Young Men's Christian Association Lived at No. 13 Russell Square — Map (db m109551) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Hans Sloane1660 - 1753
Physician Benefactor of the British Museum lived here 1695-1742 — Map (db m110288) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir James Matthew Barrie
Sir James Matthew Barrie Bart., O.M. 1860-1937 Novelist, Dramatist and creator of 'Peter Pan' lived in a house on this site 1885-1888 — Map (db m110376) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir John Barbirolli C.H.
Conductor Laureate Hallé Orchestra Sir John Barbirolli C.H. 1899-1970 lived here — Map (db m109139) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Samuel Romilly
Here lived Sir Samuel Romilly Law Reformer Born   Died 1757   1818 — Map (db m109330) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Syed Ahmed Khan1817 - 1898
Muslim Reformer and Scholar lived here 1869-1870 — Map (db m110176) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Thomas Lawrence
. . . — Map (db m109325) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Victor Horsley1857-1916
Pioneer of Neurosurgery and Social Reformer lived here — Map (db m109283) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Site of Bombing Raid of September 24th, 1917
24th September 1917 13 people were killed and 22 injured near this spot on the steps of the old Bedford Hotel by a 112 lb bomb dropped by a Gotha in one of Londons first night air raids — Map (db m109121) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sydney Smith1771-1845
Author and Wit Lived Here — Map (db m109812) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — T.S. Eliot
Poet and Publisher worked here for Faber & Faber 1925-1965 — Map (db m109321) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Plough
The pub dates to the late Victorian era, and was much frequented by artists and writers before the war, when it was known as "The Baby's Bottom", perhaps because it was once painted pink. It was originally a Taylor Walker brewery pub (the original . . . — Map (db m109267) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Queens Larder
The earliest official reference to the tavern now known as The Queen's Larder is contained in a deed drawn up in 1710 when Sir Nathaniel Curzon let the house to a London Stationer named Matthew Allam. The mortgage was transferred during the . . . — Map (db m109117) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The White Conduit
In the rear is The White Conduit (circa 1300.A.D) Originally part of the water supply to the Greyfriars Monastery Newgate Street — Map (db m110387) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Earnshaw
Site of the business premises of Thomas Earnshaw 1749-1829 Noted watch and chronometer maker — Map (db m109537) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Henry Wyatt1807 - 1880
Architect lived and died here — Map (db m110270) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Topham and Lady Diana Beauclerk
Here lived Topham Beauclerk Born 1739 Died 1780 Lady Diana Beauclerk Born 1734 Died 1808 — Map (db m110258) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Vera Brittain and Winifred Holtby
Vera Brittain 1893-1970 Winifred Holtby 1898-1935 Writers and Reformers lived here — Map (db m110271) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — William Butler Yeats
Irish poet and dramatist lived in this house then known as 18 Woburn Buildings from 1895 to 1919 — Map (db m109550) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — William Marsden1796-1867
Surgeon Founder of the Royal Free and Royal Marsden Hospitals lived here — Map (db m109284) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Aaron Gus Green
In 2001, Aaron Green, a Taliesin Fellow and a member of the College of Fellows of the American Institute of Architects, was awarded the very first Gold Medal by the Frank Lloyd Wright Foundation. — Map (db m109411) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Homer J. Givens
For unparalleled bravery on the battlefield in France during World War I, Corporal Homer Givens was awarded the Croix de Guerre by the French government which hailed him as the war's first American hero. — Map (db m109412) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Jonathan Quinn Pettus
Named Associate Director of Marshall Space Flight Center in 2016, Jonathan Pettus was honored whith the NASA Medal for Outstanding Leadership in 2005 and the Presidential Rank Award of Distinguished Executives in 2009. — Map (db m109413) HM
Alabama (Sumter County), Livingston — Livingston State College
Chartered in 1840 as Livingston Collegiate Institute (1835: Female Presbyterian Academy planned). In 1883, by work of Julia Tutwiler, Alabama legislature made its first grant of funds to a girls school. In 1907: State Normal school. In 1929: became . . . — Map (db m109526) HM
Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), Tuscaloosa — Old Center Church
Built of massive pine logs in 1875, this church has been an active house of worship, and center of community, civic activities and education for more than a century. Restored on the original site in 1971. — Map (db m109186) HM
Arkansas (Lafayette County), Bradley — The Old Walnut Hill Schoolhouse
The southern two-thirds of this building is one of the oldest, possibly the oldest structure in southern Lafayette County. The exact date it was built is not known, but it is known that the first children to study in it were born in the 1800s. . . . — Map (db m109684) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — Flags over Fort Curtis
When the Union army built Fort Curtis in 1862, the 34-star flag flew over the fort. The day the Battle of Helena was fought, July 4, 1863, the 35-star flag became the official U.S. flag. The new star represented West Virginia, admitted to the . . . — Map (db m109134) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — General Patrick Cleburne — A Part of the Civil War Discovery Trail
"I am with the South in life or death, in victory or defeat."       Patrick Cleburne, May 1861 A Brilliant and Beloved Commander Patrick Cleburne was a brilliant military tactician and one of the . . . — Map (db m109146) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — Patrick Cleburne in Helena — A Part of the Civil War Discovery Trail
Patrick Cleburne found a home, friends and a profession in Helena. When the Civil War began, he supported his adopted state, writing to his brother, Richard, "I am with Arkansas in weal and woe." Map (db m109144) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — Phillips County's Confederate Soldiers — A Part of the Civil War Discovery Trail
Quick to Volunteer Between 1861 and 1865, several hundred men— one-third of the able-bodied men in Phillips County — joined the Confederate army. Most enlisted in the opening weeks of the Civil War. The volunteers joined . . . — Map (db m109136) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — The GunsSeven large guns, or cannons, protected Fort Curtis
The muzzles of six 24-pounders and one 32-pounder extended over the fort walls. The "pounder" designation meant that the cannon fired 24 or 32-pound balls respectively. These large guns were usually found at coastal forts, where they provided . . . — Map (db m109133) HM
Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — The Irish Immigrant — A Part of the Civil War Discovery Trail
Patrick Ronayne Cleburne, the son of Dr. Joseph and Mary Anne Ronayne Cleburne, was born March 17, 1828. At the age of twenty-one he immigrated to the United States. He settled in Helena in 1850. The Son of . . . — Map (db m109138) HM
California (Kern County), Bakersfield — F.W. Woolworth Company Store
F.W. Woolworth's stores have been in various Bakersfield locations since 1911. The most modernly-equipped and air-conditioned F.W. Woolworth's store on the Pacific Coast opened to the public on May 6, 1950.

Jackson Brothers of Los Angeles . . . — Map (db m109177) HM

California (Kern County), Bakersfield — Vest Drug Store and Market
A three-alarm fire swept through the Fish Building in 1936, destroying a business that had stood at this site since 1890. The current structure, built in 1938 by local contractor Henry Eissler (1879-1966), was designed by local architect Charles H. . . . — Map (db m109178) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Honoring The Lives
On June 24, 1971, an explosion and fire took the lives of seventeen construction workers building a tunnel in Sylmar, California. The tunnel was being built for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California by the Lockheed Shipbuilding and . . . — Map (db m109366) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Mission Hills — Andres Pico Adobe
Spanish-Mexican Period Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 7 by the Cultural Heritage Board Municipal Art Department City Of Los AngelesMap (db m108953) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Rancho Palos Verdes — Edward A. DeVore, Jr.
Front Medal of Honor Edward A. DeVore, Jr. Specialist Four, United States Army, June 15, 1947-March 18, 1968. Dedicated to the memory and honor of Specialist DeVore and all who have made the ultimate sacrifice in the defense of our . . . — Map (db m109065) WM
California (Los Angeles County), San Fernando — Rogerio Rocha
Rogerio Rocha was born in 1801, in the village of Mapanga, and was baptized in the San Fernando Mission. Rocha became a well-known blacksmith in California. In Rocha's early years he became the Captain of Mapanga, which is known today as the town of . . . — Map (db m109365) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Sylmar — Mission Wells
Settling Basin built by San Fernando Mission Indians about 1800. Mission water supply came from these wells. — Map (db m109498) HM
California, San Diego — San Diego: Birthplace of Naval AviationThe War Years 1941 - 1945
When war was declared in 1941, the city's civilian population exploded by more than 50,000 as workers streamed into the city. Transportation and housing facilities were soon overwhelmed. Trailers crowded once-empty land on the outskirts of the city. . . . — Map (db m109695) HM
California, San Diego — San Diego: Birthplace of Naval AviationProsperity 1945 - Present
As military installations were closed due to post-World War II reductions, the Navy concentrated its West Coast operations in San Diego. During the Cold War, the area became a major training center for supplying men, ships, and aircraft to the . . . — Map (db m109696) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — 62 — Callan Hotel 1878
In 1886, Till Burnes leased this structure as his Acme Saloon. Here he kept his menagerie which included a wildcat, noisy monkeys, an anteater, and his pet bear who escaped on a least two occasions. The bear was also known to lick the face or even . . . — Map (db m109358) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Little Italy Landmark SignLittle Italy - San Diego - California
The Little Italy Landmark Sign was dedicated and lit at the 7th Annual Little Italy Festa on the evening of October 8, 2000. The landmark sign was constructed as a tribute to this immigrant neighborhood which, until the late 1960s, was the hub of . . . — Map (db m109344) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Madeleine & Vincent DePhilippisLittle Italy Legends
To a store in San Diego's Little Italy, Vincent DePhilippis (1903 - 1957) and Madeleine Manfredi (1904 -1993) brought their version of the American Dream. Vincent was born in New York and raised in Naples, Italy. Madeleine was born and raised . . . — Map (db m109345) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — 56 — Montijo Building 1881
This one-story building with 12-inch-thick walls was used as John Young's morgue from 1881 to 1885. John Young was the County Coroner, and claimed embalming to be his specialty. The basement vault was surrounded by ropes used to lower caskets into . . . — Map (db m109363) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — Old Fire Station Number SixThe Firehouse Museum
From 1915 to 1970, San Diego Fire Department's Original Fire Station 6 proudly served the community of Little Italy. In the workshop on this site some of America's most significant fire service innovations were created by the specialty trade-skilled . . . — Map (db m109341) HM

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