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By Charles Keller, June 30, 2018
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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 — Das alte Burgtheater / The Old Court Theater
Hier stand bis zum Jahre 1888 das Alte Burgtheater das 1776 von Kaiser Josef II. als Nationaltheater begruendet wurde

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(English translation:)

Here stood until 1888 the Old Palace Theater, which was . . . — Map (db m123046) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Das Michaeler Bierhaus
. . . — Map (db m121723) 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 — Die Aula der Wissenschaften / Hall of Sciences
Die Aula der Wissenschaften ist seit jeher ein Ort der Begegnung und des Wissenstransfers. Das im 17. Jahrhundert errichtete Gebäude diente ursprünglich mit seinen Hörsälen der Universität, später mit den Schulräumen dem . . . — Map (db m121618) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Dietrich von Hildebrand
In diesem Haus lebte von 1935 bis 1938 der Philosoph

Dietrich v. Hildebrand 1889 - 1977

Seine Liebe zur Wahrheit führte ihn in die katholischen Kirche und in einen kompromisslosen Kampf gegen den . . . — Map (db m121654) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Dr. Karl Lueger
Dr. Karl Lueger (1844-1910) Gründer der Christlich-Sozialen Partei, 1897-1910 Bürgermeister. Mitgestalter Wiens zu einer modernen Großstadt. Kritisch bewertet werden muss sein populistischer Antisemitismus, der ein politisches . . . — Map (db m123075) 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 — Father Wilhelm Janauschek
Der Ehrwürdige Diener Gottes Pater Wilhelm Janauschek Redemptorist

wurde hier, Spiegelgasse 4 Am 19. Oktober 1859 geboren

Er starb in Wien, im Ruf der Heiligkeit am 30. Juni 1926.

Das St. Klemens . . . — Map (db m121717) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Former University Office
Dieses Haus diente einst der Universität als Amts gebäude hohe Schule und und Studenten gaben dem Stubenviertel das Bepräge

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(English translation:)

This building once served the University as . . . — Map (db m123045) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Franz Grillparzer
Franz Grillparzer wohnte in den Jahren 1800-1812 im Nebenhause Grünangergasse Nr. 10   In den Jahren 1844-1849 lebte er in diesem Haus   Hier entstanden Teile seiner Dramen „Libussa" und „Ein Bruderzwist in . . . — Map (db m120950) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — General Friedrich Graf Beck-Rzikowsky
In diesem Hause wohnte von 1881-1920 der K.u.K. Generaloberst und Gardekapitän Friedrich Graf Beck-Rzikowsky Chef Des Generalstabes von 1881-1906

* 21.3.1830       † 9.2.1920

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(English . . . — Map (db m120954) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Johann Pollet
Vor dem Burgtor widersetzte sich am 13. März 1848 der Oberfeuerwerker Johann Pollet mit Gefahr seines eigenen Lebens dem Befehl die Kanonen gegen die Volksmenge abzufeuern

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(English translation:)

In . . . — Map (db m121724) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang
In diesem Haus fanden ab 1888 unter Vorsitz des Initiators der österreichischen Sozialpolitik Karl Freiherr von Vogelsang 1818 - 1890 die berühmten 'Entenabende' statt Diese waren Keimzelle der Christlichen Sozialbewegung . . . — Map (db m121644) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Leopold Auenbrugger
STERBEHAUS des Medicinae Doctor Leopold Auenbrugger Edlen von Auenbrugg Erfinders der Perkussion des Brustkorbes geb. 19. Nov. 1722, gest. 18. Mai 1809 A.D. 1909

INVENTUM NOVUM

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(English . . . — Map (db m121071) 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 — Lueger Denkmal / Lueger Monument
(English:)

Josef Müllner (1879-1968) Bronze statue, base made of Untersberg marble Inscribed: »Fecit 1913-1917/ Josef Müllnere

The statue of Karl Lueger, Mayor of Vienna from 1897 to 1910, was the work of the sculptor Josef . . . — Map (db m120930) 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

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Ottoman Siege of 1529
Hier stand der Kärntnerturm. Donnerstag, den 14. Oktober 1529 wiesen an dieser Stelle Salm und Reischach auch den letzten und heftigsten Angriff Suleimanns zurück.

(English translation:)

Here . . . — Map (db m121069) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Professor Anton von Eiselsberg
In diesem Hause wohnte von 1903-1936 der O.Ö. Professor für Chirurgie der Universität Wien

D.Dr.h.c. Anton von Eiselsberg

Schüler Billroths und Lehrmeister einer grossen Chirurgenschule

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(English . . . — Map (db m121386) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Rudjer J. Bošković
Hier wohnte 1756-60 und 1763 der kroatische Gelehrte Rudjer J. Bošković S.J. und schuf sein Hauptwerk "Theorie der Naturphilosophie" aus einem einzigen Atomgesetz das physische Weltbild . . . — Map (db m123035) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — The Austrian Branch of the Teutonic Order — 1938-1988
In der Welt seid Ihr in Bedrängnis Aber habt Mut: Ich habe die Welt besiegt. (Jo 16,33)

Mit 1. September 1938 lösten die Nationalsozialisten die Ballei Österreich des Deutschen Ordens auf. Am 24. März 1947 erklärte die . . . — Map (db m121655) HM

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
Belize, Stann Creek, Hopkins — The Serpon Sugar Mill
This exhibit is made up of multiple markers inside of an open air information kiosk at the Serpon Sugar Mill. Sugar Cane Sugar cane generally is believed to have originated in northern India, the earliest mention of it being in some of . . . — Map (db m121903) 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, 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, 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
New Brunswick (Saint John County), Saint John — Carleton Martello Tower
Construction of this tower was begun by the British Army during the War of 1812 as one of the projected series of fortifications intended to block the western land approach to Saint John. Subsequent to its completion in 1815 the tower was largely . . . — Map (db m120628) 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 (Niagara Region), St. Catharines — International Shipmasters' Association
The maritime professionals who sail the ships on the Great Lakes are celebrating the 100th anniversary of their fraternal organization, the I. M. S. A. whose purpose is stated in the Association's constitution, "The purpose of this association's . . . — Map (db m122039) 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 (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les gouverneurs généraux à l'honneur — Honoring the Governors General

Au Canada, la fonction de gouverneur général est une institution dont l'origine remonte à l'époque du Régime français. Jusque dans les années 1950, à l'exception d'un seul, tous les représentants de la Couronne au Canada sont européens. En . . . — Map (db m123249) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — 50ème anniversaire de l'Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture — Food and Agriculture Organization 50th Anniversary — Fiat panis

Le 16 octobre 1995, journée mondiale de l'alimentation, les représentants des 171 membres de l'organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) se sont réunis ici pour commémorer le cinquantenaire de . . . — Map (db m123221) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Abraham Martin — (1589-1664)

arriva en Nouvelle-France vers 1620. Il fit paître son troupeau sur des terres des Ursulines, qui furent désignées Plaines d'Abraham. Au XVIIIe siècle, des documents militaires officialisèrent ce toponyme, encore couramment utilisé. . . . — Map (db m123248) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Canadian Pacific Railway Company World War I Memorial — 1914 • 1918

This tablet commemorates those in the service of the Canadian Pacific Railway Company who at the call of King and Country left all that was dear to them, endured hardship, faced danger and finally passed out of sight of men by the . . . — Map (db m123004) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Chapelle funéraire de Champlain / Champlain's Funeral Chapel

Ici s'élevait la chapelle construite en 1636 pour recevoir les restes de Champlain. En 1953, la Société historique de Québec en a retrouvé le fondations. . . . — Map (db m123250) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Collège des Jésuites / Jesuit College — enseigner en Nouvelle-France / Teach in New France

Ces pierres appartenaient au fronton du collège des Jésuites. Elles sont marquées du monogramme de l'ordre, constitué des lettres IHS qui désignent Jésus. Remises aux Jésuites lors de la démolition de l'édifice en 1877, les pierres ont été . . . — Map (db m123088) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Funiculaire / Funicular — 125 ans d'histoire / 125 years of history — (1879-2004)

En 1945, un violent incendie détruisit complètement le funiculaire et causa des dommages majeurs à la maison Louis-Jolliet. Le funiculaire fut alors reconstruit en prenant bien soin de recouvrir sa structure d'un abri métallique pour . . . — Map (db m123190) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval

hic lacet franciscus de Laval primus quebecensis Episcopus. Obit die Sext â maii, Anuo Salutis millesimo septingentesimo octaiio ætatis Suæ octogesimo Sexto Consecrationis quinquagesimo requiescat in pace . . . — Map (db m123251) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Hommage à Gérard Thibault — Tribute to Gérard Thibault

Depuis la venue de Charles Trenet à Québec en 1949, e'est ici, où logeaite le célèbre cabaret Chez Gerard, que Gérard Thibault a accueilli un grand nombre d'artistes de la chanson française et québécoise, dont il fut un . . . — Map (db m123033) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La chute Montmorency / Montmorency Falls

Le Sault de Montmorency, tel est le nom originel de la cataracte, celui que Champlain lui a donné en l'honneur d'Henri II, duc de Montmorency, son protecteur, vice-roi de la Nouvelle-France en 1619.

Le chute figure parmi les plus imposantes . . . — Map (db m123370) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du Canada — The Contributions of German Troops to the Defence of Canada

La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du Canada pendant la guerre de l'indéndance américaine

De 1776 à 1783, ces troupes au service de la Grande-Bretagne jouèrent un rôle crucial dans la défense du Canada, formant à . . . — Map (db m123223) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La pierre de la Croix de Malte / The Maltese Cross Stone

Au-dessus de cette porte cochère se trouve la pierre de la Croix de Malte. En 1647, Charles Huault de Montmagny, chevalier de l'Ordre de Malte, premier gouverneur et lieutenant général de la Nouvelle-France, la fait placer sur le Château . . . — Map (db m123217) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — L'anse du parc de la Chute-Montmorency — The Cove of Montmorency Falls Park

L'anse du parc de la Chute-Montmorency a été mise en lumière pour la première fois le 24 mai 2008, a l'occasion du 400e anniversaire de la fondation de Québec . . . — Map (db m123368) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Le Vieux-Québec, site du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO — Old Quebec, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fondée par l'explorateur français Champlain au début du XVIIe siècle, Québec demeure la seule ville d'Amérique du Nord à avoir conservé ses remparts qui regroupent de nombreux bastions, portes et ouvrages défensifs . . . — Map (db m123085) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — L'Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church

Cette église, qui occupe le site de l'Habitation de Champlain, a été érigée à la fin du XVIIe siècle. L'édifice actuel porte la signature d'architectes aussi réputés que les Baillif, Maillou et Baillairgé. Son nom rappelle la . . . — Map (db m123414) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les photographes Livernois — The Livernois, a Family of Photographers

Jules-Isaïe Benoît dit Livernois 1830-1865

Élise l'Heureux 1827-1896

Jules-Ernest, 1851-1933

Jules, 1877-1952

Sculpteur Raoul Hunter . . . — Map (db m123265) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — L'hôtel de Ville de Québec / Québec City Hall

Construit en 1895-1896 sur le site de l’ancien collège des Jésuites, l’hôtel de ville est un édifice imposant dont l’aménagement permit de loger facilement les nombreux services municipaux durant plusieurs années. C’est aux . . . — Map (db m123066) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Maison Marie-Joseph-Larchevêque — Marie-Joseph Larchevêque House

Le lot sur lequel s'élève la maison Marie-Joseph-Larchevêque fut concédé par les Jésuites à Jean-Baptiste Larchevêque en 1715. Dix ans plus tard, sa fille Marie-Joseph fait construire une maison en pierre avec une galerie . . . — Map (db m123064) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin — 1632-1668 — Co-fondatrice de l'église canadienne/Co-foundress of the Church of Canada

Catherine de Longpré nait à Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte en Normandie, à douze ans et demi, elle entre au monastère des Augustines à Bayeux. À quatorze ans, elle s'offre pour aller évangelisér en Nouvelle-France. Le 31 mai 1648, elle quitte son . . . — Map (db m123289) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Mathieu d'Amours

Hommage et reconnaissance à Mathieu d'Amours à l'occasion du 350e anniversaire de son arrivée à Québec

Mathieu d'Amours, sieur de Chaufours, né à Paris en 1618, arrive à Québec en 1651 en compagnie du . . . — Map (db m123412) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Octave Crémazie — Québec 1827 • Le Havre 1879

La société des poètes a fait poser cette plaquette en 1932 sur la maison jadis occupée par la librairie crémazie.

[English translation]

In 1932, the Society of Poets had this plaque put on the house formerly occupied by the . . . — Map (db m123065) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture — Food and Agriculture Organization — Fiat panis

Le 16 octobre, 1945, cette organisation, le premier des organismes nouveaux des Nations Unies, fut adoptée, en cet édifice, par les représentants de 44 nations. Pour la première fois, des nations s'organisaient pour améliorer le niveau . . . — Map (db m123220) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Parc Samuel-Holland / Samuel Holland Park

Ce terrain a été donné à la Ville de Québec pour y aménager un parc public en mémoire du major Samuel Holland, soldat, arpenteur-géomètre et cartographe, et da sa femme Marie-Josephte Rolet et leur famille qui habitèrent à cet . . . — Map (db m123304) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau — (1820-1890)

C'est dans cette maison, construite en 1732 pour le marchand Charles Berthelot, que grandit et vécut jusqu'à sa mort Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, chef du Parti conservateur et premier ministre de la province de Québec, de 1867 à . . . — Map (db m123089) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Place Jean-Pelletier

L'année 2014 marque le trente-cinquième anniversaire de l'Association internationale des maires francophones, créée en 1979 à l'initiative conjointe des maires de Paris et de Québec, messieurs Jacques Chirac et Jean Pelletier. À cette occasion, . . . — Map (db m123032) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Samuel Johannes Holland — (1728-1801)

Par ses méticuleux travaux d'arpentage, Samuel Holland influença les modes de colonisation de grandes régions du Canada. Né aux Pays-Bas, il effectua des levés stratégiques pour l'armée britannique en Amérique du Nord pendant la guerre de Sept . . . — Map (db m123308) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site

Sur cet emplacement l'Intendant Talon constuisit, en 1668, une brasserie, qui fut transformée en palais pour les Intendants par M. de Meulles, en 1686. Cet édifice, incendié en 1713, reconstruit par M. Bégon, de nouveau ravagé par le feu en . . . — Map (db m123058) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site historique du Monastère-des-Augustines de-l'Hôtel-Dieu-de-Québec

Venues de Dieppe en 1639, les Augustines avaient pour mission de pourvoir la colonie naissante en soins hospitaliers. L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec est le premier et le plus important des 12 établissements de soins de santé qu'elles ont fondés au . . . — Map (db m123266) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site of Armed Forces Staff Headquarters — Site du siège des forces armées Staff

Headquarters of Staffs of Armed Forces present at Quebec Conferences August 1943 and September 1944 to advise on strategy vital to victory

Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States and Winston S. Churchill . . . — Map (db m123214) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Trois façons de se chauffer / Three Modes of Heating

Le grand foyer était situé au premier étage de la maison de François Hazeur, riche marchand du Régime français. La clé de voûte figurée indique que ce foyer a probablement été reconstruit après la Conquête. Le petit foyer, qui se trouvait à . . . — Map (db m123450) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — William Drum

Ici vécut William Drum (1808-1876) Manufacturier, il a fait construire en 1867 la plus importante fabrique de meubles au pays sur le site de l'actuel marché du vieux-port

[English . . . — Map (db m123028) HM

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 (La Côte-de-Beaupré MRC), Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre — La première église de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré — The First Church of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré

La première église de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, construite en 1658, s'élevait ici. ————————————— Here stood the first church of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, built in . . . — Map (db m123398) HM

Quebec (Le Haut-Saint-François MRC), Weedon — Weedon Se Souvient! — [Weedon Remembers!]

Hommage aux anciens combattants de la région de Weedon

Depuis quelques années la Société d'Histoire de Weedon songeait à rendre hommage à nos anciens combattants.

Pour souligner le 60e anniversaire du . . . — Map (db m122879) HM

Quebec (Le Haut-Saint-François MRC), Weedon — War Memorial — Weedon Se Souvient — [Weedon Remembers]

Morts Aux Combat [War Dead]

Europe 1914-1918 Adelard Bazinet • Omer Briere • Omer Cote Omer LeMay • Edouard Fortier • Joseph Bernier Henri Gosselin • Albert Tanguay • Pierre Cloutier Louis Cote • Donat Gagnon • Arthur Rousseau . . . — Map (db m122875) WM

Quebec (Les Appalaches MRC), Disraeli — La rue Laurier à travers les âges — [Laurier Street Through the Ages]

[Les légendes des images, dans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre en partant du haut à gauche, lisent]

Points de repère • Carré Laurier

[A] Fête de la St-Jean-Baptiste 1923 1 Vous êtes ici. • [repère] 2 • 3 Gédéon Gagné . . . — Map (db m122902) HM

Quebec (Les Appalaches MRC), Disraeli — Black Creek... dupuis 1867, D'Israeli — [Black Creek... since 1867, D'Israeli]

Black Creek (1833~1867) C'est l'arpenteur officiel du gouvernement, M. Black, qui en 1833, donne son nom à ce lieu. Black pour la patronyme de l'arpenteur et Creek pour désigner la configuration du lieu.

Le village de D'Israeli . . . — Map (db m122998) HM

Quebec (Les Appalaches MRC), Disraeli — Disraeli - 150 ans d'histoire a partager — [Disraeli - 150 years of history to share]

[Légendes photo / illustration lues]

1. La visite du dimanche des familles des draveurs. 1924

2. L'harmonie de D'Israeli en 1907.

3. Carte officielle de la création d'un nouveau village dans la province: D'Israeli 1878.

4. . . . — Map (db m122971) HM

Quebec (Les Appalaches MRC), Disraeli — Disraeli se souvient — [Disraeli Remembers]

Première guerre mondiale [World War I]

Ludger Camiré Régt de Québec • 24e Bataillon mort au combat 28 août 1918 inhumé au cimetière de Sun Quarry, Pas de Calais Fr.

Cap. Léo Plante Régt de . . . — Map (db m122881) WM

Quebec (Les Appalaches MRC), Disraeli — Histoire de la gare de Disraeli — [History of Disraeli Station] — 1879 • 1969

Lorsque le train du Quebec Central Railway (Q.C.R.) arrive à Disraeli pour la première fois, le 12 mai 1877, il n'y a pas encore de gare pour accueillir les voyageurs. Ceux-ci doivent débarquer à l'hôtel d'Honoré Morin, situé tout près . . . — Map (db m122914) HM

Quebec (L'Île-d'Orléans MRC), Sainte-Pétronille — Contre vents et marées / Against All Odds — Une Promenade à fleur d'eau / A Walk on the Water

Au tournant du XXe siècle, le peintre Horatio Walker fait ériger un mur de pierre au-dessus du rivage, pour protéger son domaine des fortes marées et garder à distance les nombreux baigneurs qui fréquentent alors la « plage du Nord ».

En . . . — Map (db m123409) HM

Quebec (L'Île-d'Orléans MRC), Sainte-Pétronille — La « grève chez Blais » / The "Strike at Blais" — Une Promenade à fleur d'eau / A Walk on the Water

L'hiver, un pont de glace partait de ce rivage, en direction de Montmorency ou de Québec. Parmi les bénévoles qui le traçaient et l'entretenaient, Barthélemy Noël et les siens s'en chargeront durant un demi-siècle.

Les épiciers Blais . . . — Map (db m123403) HM

Quebec (L'Île-d'Orléans MRC), Sainte-Pétronille — La « grève du Nord », porte d'entrée / The "North Shore" gateway — Une Promenade à fleur d'eau / A Walk on the Water

Avant les années 1950, c'est sur le rivage que l'on marchait, deux mètres plus bas!

Débarquée vraisemblablement en ce lieu au printemps 1648, la famille du seigneur François de Chavigny et d'Éléonore de Grandmaison s'installa sur la hauteur . . . — Map (db m123400) HM

Quebec (Montmagny MRC), Berthier-sur-Mer — Grosse-Île-et-le-Mémorial-des-Irlandais — Grosse Île and the Irish Memorial — Lieu historique national du Canada / National Historic Site of Canada

Dominant l'archipel de I'Isle-aux-Grues, Grosse-Île sert de station de quarantaine pour le port de Québec, principale porte d'entrée des immigrants au Canada jusqu'à la Première Guerre mondiale. Elle a été témoin de drames humains et de . . . — Map (db m123524) HM

Quebec (Montmagny MRC), Berthier-sur-Mer — La salinite de l'eau / The Water Salinity

Les marées

- À Saint-François-de-l'Île-d'Orléans, en face de Berthier-sur-Mer, on retrouve le point du fleuve Saint-Laurent où la marée atteint son amplitude maximum, soit près de 7 mètres (23 pieds). L'amplitude est la différence de . . . — Map (db m123531) 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

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