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Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock and Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock and Marker - Wide View
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

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

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), 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 — HMCS Sackville K-181Canadian 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 — 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 — 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 Monumentby 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 HouseRegistered 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 Tavern1791

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 Hallformerly 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 MemorialLest 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 Ground1760 — 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 (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — A Safety Valve and Power SourceUne 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 — 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 — 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

Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Ostalbkreis), Schwäbisch Gmünd — Münsterplatz 12
Gotisches Fachwerkgebaüde auf den Resten eines romanischen Steinhauses.

Ehemaliges Präzeptoratsgebaüde.

[English translation:]

Gothic half-timbered building constructed upon the remnants of a . . . — Map (db m112317) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 10 — Karlsplatz 9Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Mansarddach mit barocker Fassadengliederung

1625 urkundlich erwähnt als Wohnstatt des Stadtschreibers Konrad Wiber

1779 Umbau im Stil des "Ansbacher Barock" durch den Rotgerber und Handelsmann Erasmus Kirchner mit . . . — Map (db m112474) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 6 — Stadtturm / City TowerHistorischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Torturm mit Zeltdach, Laterne, Turmknopf und Wetterfahne, vier Rundgaben mit Uhren, vollendet 1419 als westlicher Ausgang des ersten Stadtmauerringes

1740 Erhöhung des Turms auf 47 Meter für die Wohnung des Stadttürmers - . . . — Map (db m112442) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Rimbach — 208 — Wald um Rimbach / The Woods around RimbachDenkmal Route Volkach am Main - Mainschleife
Gemeinsam mit Volkach und einigen anderen Orten fand Rimbach im Jahr 906 erstmals Erwähnung in einer Urkunde...Ronopahc- hieß die Siedlung damals. Anfangs verwalteten Dienstmannen die Ortschaft, bis sie Mitte des 14. Jahrhunderts in den . . . — Map (db m112399) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Kirche Mariä Schutz / Church of the Assumption
Die heutige Kirche Mariä Schutz wurde auf den Grundmauern des ursprünglichen Klosters der Karmeliten aus dem 13. Jahrhundert errichtet. Auf die Besiedelung durch die Karmeliten weist ein Wappen des Ordens über dem ehemaligen Kirchenportal . . . — Map (db m111720) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Stadkreis Bamberg), Bamberg — Friedrich von Brenner
Hier wurde geboren 10. Januar 1784 Friedrich von Brenner Dr. Philos. z. Theol. Professor im Lyceum dann Domderchant dahier berühmt als theo. Schriftsteller gestorben den 20. August 1848.

[English . . . — Map (db m112290) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Stadtkreis Bayreuth), Bayreuth — Dr. Jakob Herz
Hier stand das Geburtshaus von

Professor Dr. Jakob Herz (1816 - 1871)

Begründer der chirurgischen Anatomie an der Universität Erlangen.

Erster jüdischer Universitätsprofessor im Königsreich . . . — Map (db m111451) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Stadtkreis Bayreuth), Bayreuth — Ein grösserer Meister: Joseph Haydn / A Greater Master: Joseph HaydnWalk of Wagner
Die Beziehung zu Joseph Haydn (1732-1809) begann bereits im Jahre 1831, als der 18jährige Wagner dem Verleger Breitkopf den Klavierauszug der 103. Haydn-Sinfonie anbot. 1846 führte Wagner dann „mit großer Freude an dem Werke" in . . . — Map (db m112273) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Stadtkreis Bayreuth), Bayreuth — Max Stirner
Dies ist das Geburtshaus Max Stirner's ✶25. October 1806

[English translation:] This is the birthplace of Max Stirner, born October 25, 1806. — Map (db m111481) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Stadtkreis Würzburg), Würzburg — Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes / The Cloister of the Neumuenster Seminary
Der Kreuzgang des Neumuensterstiftes ist einer des ältesten und schönsten im Frankenlande. Er wurde zur Zeit Kaiser Friedrich Barbarossas - um das Jahr 1170 errichtet. Nur ein Flügel des Gevierts um den Grashof, genannt Lusamgarten, . . . — Map (db m112143) HM
Guatemala, Alta Verapaz (Municipality of Chisec), Chisec — Martyrs of the Internal Armed Conflict from 1979 to 1983
Martires del Conflicto Armado Interno del 1979 a 1983 Quienes en nuestra memoria estarán siempre presentes Lista de nombres Programa Nacional de Resarcimiento Sede Regional, Cobán, Alta Verapaz Septiembre de 2011 English . . . — Map (db m112546) WM
Iceland, Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæði, Reykjavik — Forsætisráðuneytið / Prime Minister's Office
Prime Minister's Office Government House

Built in 1761-1771 Served as a prison until 1813

Royal residence and Governor's residence until 1904

Seat of government offices since 1904 Office of the President of Iceland . . . — Map (db m112161) HM

Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Cuauhtémoc's Last Message
Náhuatl: To tonal ye omotlatiuh to tonal ye omoixpoliuh ihuan zentlayouayan otechkateh Machtikmatih man okzepa uallaz Man okzepa kizakiz Iuan yankuiyotika tech tlauilikeh Mach inoka ompakah miktlan maniz Man zanueliui . . . — Map (db m111407) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — House of the Count of the Valley of Orizaba
Casa del Conde del Valle de Orizaba Su fachada se decoro hacia 1735 Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. Marcador adicional: … de 1662 fue adquirido … casa principal frente al Convento de San . . . — Map (db m111393) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — José de la Borda
Esta casa fue propiedad y morada del celebre minero Dn José de la Borda. 1775. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: This house was the property and residence of José de la . . . — Map (db m111363) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Sebastián de Aparicio
B. Sebastian de Aparicio, Franciscano Insigne que introdujo en Nueva España en el segundo tercio del Siglo XVI, el utilísimo medio de transportes con carretas, tomó el habito de Religioso en este Convento el 9 de junio de 1574. . . . — Map (db m111391) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Sebastián Lerdo de Tejada
En este sitio estuvo la casa donde vivió el Licenciado Don Sebastian Lerdo de Tejada siendo Presidente de la República. 1872-1876. Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales English translation: This was the site of the house . . . — Map (db m111365) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús
Templo Expiatorio de San Felipe de Jesús. construido a finales del siglo XIX y dedicado al primer santo mexicano; obra del arquitecto Emilio Dondé. English translation: The Expiatory Temple of San Felipe de Jesús. This temple was . . . — Map (db m111388) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The House of the Count of San Mateo Valparaiso
Esta fue la casa del Conde de San Mateo Valparaiso construida por el Arquitecto Francisco Guerrero Torres el año de 1780 Dirección de monumentos colonials y de la República English translation: This was the house of the . . . — Map (db m111375) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Residence of Agustín Iturbide
Esta era la residence de Agustin Iturbide cuando fue proclamado emperador 15 de mayo de 1822 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos English translation: This was the residence of Agustín . . . — Map (db m111383) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Temple of San Francisco
Templo de San Francisco. Iglesia principal del Antiguo Convento de San Francisco, primera fundación religiosa de la Nueva España y una de las más importantes. La primera iglesia se edificó en el siglo XVI, la actual es del siglo XVIII. . . . — Map (db m111399) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Avenue of the Dead Complex
Complejo Calle de los Muertos Concebido como un enorme complejo arquitectónico para la realización de actividades administrativas y religiosas, se compone de grandes plazas o divisiones que se presentan a partir de la . . . — Map (db m111648) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Construction Systems of the Pyramid of the Sun
Sistemas Constructivos de la Pirámide del Sol La monumentalidad del edificio, sus dimensiones y sus caracteristicas arquitectonicas, muestran el desarrollo tecnológico y los conocimientos de ingenieria y arquitectura que alcanzó la . . . — Map (db m111559) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Jaguar and Serpent Heads
Cabezas de Serpiente y Jaguar Durante las excavaciones arqueológicas se localizó una construcción anterior a la que se observa actualmente en superficie. Y es que alrededor del año 150-250 d.C existía aquí un edificio relacionado . . . — Map (db m111674) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Northwest San Juan River Complex
Conjunto Noreste del Río San Juan Debe su nombre a su ubicación en el área central de la ciudad, cerca del límite norte del cauce del Río San Juan y en el lado oeste de la Calzada de los Muertos. Se exploró por vez primera en el año de 1908 . . . — Map (db m111588) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Plaza A of the Avenue of the Dead Complex
Plaza A del Complejo Calle de los Muertos Ubicado en el extremo norte del complejo arquitectónico, tiene una superficie total de 6980.88m2 por lo que debió albergar a una cantidad importante de personas que acudían a las . . . — Map (db m111676) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Plaza B of the Avenue of the Dead Complex
Plaza B del Complejo Calle de los Muertos Es la plaza central del Complejo Calle de los Muertos y la más pequeña, con una superficie de 3,723 m2: a diferencia de la A (Norte) y la C (Sur) ésta no cuenta con altar central. . . . — Map (db m111669) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Plaza C of the Avenue of the Dead Complex
Plaza C del Complejo Calle de los Muertos Esta es la plaza más grande del Complejo Calle de los Muertos, con una superficie de 7,595.22 m2 se localiza en el extremo sur del complejo. En su zona central cuenta con un . . . — Map (db m111668) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Teotihuacan
Teotihuacan Hace unos 2400 años, el Valle de Teotihuacan estuvo ocupado por pequenas aldeas con una población de unos 5000 habitantes. Luego, hacia el año 200 a.C., parte de la población del sur de la Cuenca de México, emigró hacia el . . . — Map (db m111594) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — Teotihuacan After Its Abandonment
Teotihuacan tras su abandono Después del abandono de la ciudad, diferentes grupos, como los toltecas y mexicas, se asentaron en el Valle de Teotihuacan y reocuparon algunas de sus áreas por considerarlo un lugar sagrado. Ellos construyeron . . . — Map (db m111557) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — The Importance of the Pyramid of the Sun
Importancia de la Pirámide del Sol Varios elementos indican que durante las primeras fases de Teotihuacan la Pirámide del Sol fue el punto de partida de los ejes que dividen los espacios divinos. Entre estos elementos están la . . . — Map (db m111592) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — The Meaning of the Pyramid of the Sun
Significado del la Pirámide del Sol Aunque antes se creía que esta pirámide fue la base de un gran templo dedicado a un dios relacionado con el Sol, el desarollo de las investigaciones arqueológicas ha sugerido una interpretación sobre su . . . — Map (db m111587) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — The Pyramid of the Moon
Pirámide de la Luna A diferencia de la pirámide del Sol, ésta fue construida en al menos siete etapas entre los años 100 y 650 d.С. Desde una vista aérea, la pirámide presenta una forma rectangular: 150 metros en su eje . . . — Map (db m111697) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — The Southern Building of Teotihuacan
Edificio Sur Este edificio tiene siete superposiciones que reflejan toda la historia de Teotihuacan. Los restos más antiguos son de habitaciones anteriores a la construcción del conjunto. Las siguientes etapas corresponden a basamentos . . . — Map (db m111621) HM
Mexico, Estado de Mexico (Municipality of Teotihuacán), Teotihuacán de Arista — West Plaza Complex
Conjunto Plaza Oeste Este conjunto se ubica al oeste de la Calzada de los Muertos y en la parte central del Complejo Calle de los Muertos. Es muy similar al conjunto localizado justo al otro lado (este) de la Calzada. Presenta . . . — Map (db m111671) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Muncipality of Puebla) — The Hero of Nacozari
El héroe de Nacozari El 7 de noviembre de 1907 Jesús García Corona ofrendó su vida para salvar la de muchos otros, cuando al frente de un convoy en llamas, cargado de dinamita, prefirió mantenerse firme en su puesto de maquinista y alejar el . . . — Map (db m111431) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — A National Railroad Network
La red ferroviaria nacional Una vez establecido el primer tramo de hierro en México en 1850, el arranque de los ferrocarriles mexicanos fue lento, pausado, como una locomotora. Sin embargo, una vez que se tomó el impulso nada los detendría y . . . — Map (db m111429) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Diesel-Electric Locomotives DH-19 and DH-17
Locomotora de tracción diesel-electrica DH-19 y DH-17 Esta es dos de las cuatro locomotoras de este tipo que se conservan en la actualidad, fueron diseñadas para el servicio de pasajeros, llegaron a México después de haber corrido en las . . . — Map (db m111514) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Electric Locomotive FCM 1001
Locomotora electrica FCM 1001 Esta locomotora perteneció a un grupo de catorce máquinas que se construyeron en Estados Unidos, especialmente para México, allá en el año de 1923. Fueron elaboradas para introducir la tracción eléctrica en el . . . — Map (db m111515) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Engine 601
Máquina 601 Esta locomotora fue construida en.1910 en Alemania por las compañías Orenstein & Koppel y Arthur Koppel. A.G., y es una de las cinco que de su tipo existen en México. Fue adquirida por la Secretaría de Guerra y Marina de México en . . . — Map (db m111423) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — From Steam to Diesel
Del vapor al diésel Durante la segunda mitad del siglo XIX la fuerza del vapor fue utilizada no sólo para mover locomotoras sino también para hacer funcionar la maquinaria en los talleres de reparacion, ya que mediante calderas fijas se . . . — Map (db m111509) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — FT Diesel-Electric Locomotive
Locomotora diesel-electrica FT. Unidad A, SBC-2203 In 1939 la General Motors Corporation (GMC) y la Electro-Motive Corporation (EMC) se propusieron diseñar y construir una locomotora que pudiera ser producida de manera masiva y que . . . — Map (db m111495) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Mail Car NM 2555
Coche correo NM 2555 EI Museo Nacional de los Ferrocarriles Mexicanos resguarda y protege alrededor de noventa piezas de equipo rodante que representan una parte importante del patrimonio material ferrocarrilero que existe en México. Entre . . . — Map (db m111425) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — National Railroads of Mexico
Ferrocarriles Nacionales de México 1908 Al comenzar el siglo XIX la red ferroviaria mexicana cubría los puntos neurálgicos del territorio nacional al comunicar, por el lado del Golfo de México, al centro del país con los puertos de . . . — Map (db m111420) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Nationalization of the Railroads of Mexico - 1937
Nacionalización de los ferrocarriles en México – 1937 Como parte de la política desarrollo económico del país que impulsó el gobierno del presidente Lázaro Cárdenas (1934-1940) se consideró fundamental culminar la obra de integración . . . — Map (db m111427) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Passenger CarSecond Class Car NM-4964
Coche de pasajeros Coche de segunda clase N de M-4964 Un coche de pasajeros debe cumplir ciertos requisitos de seguridad y comodidad para los ocupantes. En México los hubo de diferentes clases: Primera, Primera combinada, Segunda, Dormitorio, . . . — Map (db m111497) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Railroads in the Mexican Revolution
Los ferrocarriles en la revolución Al inicio de la Revolución, México contaba con casi 20000 kilómetros de vías férreas y una importante infraestructura ferroviaria. Los ferrocarriles durante el porfiriato habían servido no sólo como . . . — Map (db m111422) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Steam Crane NM-0-19638
Grua de vapor N de M-0-19638 Los accidentes en el sistema ferroviario mexicano, como en cualquier otra parte del mundo, suceden por diferentes causas y razones, entre las que podemos citar las fallas mecánicas, el exceso de velocidad, los . . . — Map (db m111506) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Steam Engines
Las máquinas de vapor En México, la primera máquina movida por vapor fue una bomba que se utilizó para desaguar las minas. Posteriormente, la nueva fuerza tendría su aplicación en muchas áreas de varias industrias, entre ellas la textil, . . . — Map (db m111516) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Steam Locomotive NM-601
Locomotora a Vapor N de M-601 De las locomotoras que se preservan en México, ésta es una de las más antiguas y vale destacar que cuenta con casi todas sus piezas originales. Fue fabricada por la compañía alemana Orenstain & Koppel en 1910, y . . . — Map (db m111489) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Church of Guadalupe
lglesia de Guadalupe Concluida a principios del sigo XVIl, es uno de los mejores ejemplos de Talavera y ladrillo en la ciudad. La entrada está enmarcada por un gran arco recubierto totalmente de azulejo de Talavera azul y blanco, con . . . — Map (db m111726) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Museum of the Mexican Army and Air Force
Museo del Ejército y Fuerza Aérea Mexicanos Este inmueble de larga tradición histórica fue sede del Colegio Jesuita de San Javier en la época virreinal. Posteriormente, a principios del siglo XIX se inició la construcción de la . . . — Map (db m111727) HM WM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Old College of San Javier
Antiguo Colegio de San Javier El Colegio de Misioneros de San Francisco Javier fue la quinta institución educativa de los Jesuitas en la Puebla novohispana, centrada en la educación de la población indígena. Tras su expulsión en 1767 . . . — Map (db m111735) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Railroad Museum
Museo de Los Ferrocarriles Antigua Estación del Ferrocarril Central Mexicano, erigida por el ex presidente Benito Juárez el 15 de Septiembre de 1869. En el año de 1988 se creó el museo que desde entonces se dedica al rescate, conservación, . . . — Map (db m111517) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — The National Huapango Dance Contest
El Gobierno del Estado de Querétaro y el H. Ayuntamiento de San Joaqín 1997-2000 se altecen al rendir homejaje con esta obra escultórica, a las generaciones de “bailadores” y “bailadoras” de son huasteco, que con su arte, . . . — Map (db m111562) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Haarlem — Hofje van Noblet
Gesticht in 1760 uit de nalatenschap van Geertruijd, Sara en Leonard Noblet. Gebouwd naar ontwerp van Willem Batelaan. Gerenoveered 1990-1991.

[English translation:]

Founded in 1760 from the estate . . . — Map (db m112440) HM

Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Brantingska Huset / The Branting House
Hjalmar Branting (1860 - 1925) bodde tillsammans med sin familj i detta hus under i stort sett hela sitt liv. Branting var statsminister för den första Socialdemokratiska regeringen i Sverige 1920 och fick Nobels fredspris 1921. Han var . . . — Map (db m112416) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Drottninggatan 116AKungsstenen 3
Denna fastighet uppfördes 1699-1701 av Hans Petter Scheffer. Huset är ombyggt 1875 av Hjalmar och Axel Kumlien. Fastigheten restaurerades 1926 av Erik Lallerstedt.

Byggnadsminne

[English . . . — Map (db m112427) HM

United Kingdom, England, City of London — Anti-Corn-Law League
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United Kingdom, England, City of London — British Institute of Professional Photography
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United Kingdom, England, City of London — Johnson's Court
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United Kingdom, England, City of London — Old Change
Site of Old Change A city street dating from 1293 — Map (db m111700) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Sunday Times Premiere Issue
The first number of The Sunday Times was edited at 4 Salisbury Court by Henry White October 20 1822 — Map (db m111372) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The StandardCheshire Court
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United Kingdom, England, City of London — Two Famous Clockmakers
. . . — Map (db m111728) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Ye Olde Cheshire CheeseUnder 15 Sovereigns
Rebuilt 1667 in the reign of Charles II and continued successively in the Reigns of James II 1685-1688 Interregnum Dec. 11, 1688 - Feb. 13, 1689 William III & Mary II 1609 - 1702 Anne 1702 - 1714 George I 1714 - 1727 George . . . — Map (db m111396) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — A History of Golden Square
The name Golden Square would appear to originate from Gelding Close which referred to the land being used for the grazing of horses. A building licence was granted for the land in 1673 and development proceeded initiated by two speculators, John . . . — Map (db m111770) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding
Air Chief Marshal Lord Dowding was Commander-in-Chief of Fighter Command, Royal Air Force, from its formation in 1936 until November 1940. He was thus responsible for the preparation for and the conduct of the Battle of Britain.

With . . . — Map (db m111385) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cardinal Wiseman
Cardinal Wiseman
(1802-1865) lived here — Map (db m111724) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Cavendish Square
Cavendish Square was planned in 1717 as the centrepiece of the new Marylebone estate of Edward Harley, Earl of Oxford and Mortimer. The square is named after Lady Henrietta Cavendish Holies, his wife, through whom he succeeded to the manor of . . . — Map (db m111731) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Charles Edmund Peczenik1877 - 1967
Architect Lived here — Map (db m111701) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Chindit Memorial
[Front:] The Chindit Badge Portraying a Chinthe, A Mythical Beast, Guardian of Burmese Temples from which was derived the name Chindits, their motto being

The Boldest Measures Are The Safest

In Memory Of All . . . — Map (db m111474) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — George Edmund Street1824 - 1881
Architect lived here — Map (db m111695) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Hector Berlioz1803 - 1869
Composer stayed here in 1851 — Map (db m111480) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herbert Henry Asquith
1st Earl of Oxford and Asquith 1852 - 1928 Statesmen lived here — Map (db m111694) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Josef Dallos1905-1979
Hungarian born British ophthalmologist

Invented Living Eye Impression Technique 1930

First contact lens only practice here 1937-1964 — Map (db m111739) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Karl Ghattas1958 - 2007
Philosopher, Surgeon Printer & Poet lived here

The Artist is Dead Long Live the Poet — Map (db m111505) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Korean War Memorial
[Memorial - front:]

The Korean War

1950-1953

[Memorial - left:]

British Forces In this fierce and brutal conflict those who fought included many Second World War veterans . . . — Map (db m111753) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Polish Navy Headquarters
. . . — Map (db m111402) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Quintin Hogg1845-1903
Founder of the Polytechnic, Regent Street lived here 1885-1898 — Map (db m111522) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Robert Falcon ScottCaptain Royal Navy
Who with four companions E.A. Wilson, H.R. Bowers, L.E.G.Oates, E.E. Evans died March 1912 returning from the South Pole   "Had we lived I should have had a tale to tell of the hardwood endurance and courage of my companions which would have stirred . . . — Map (db m111430) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir James MacKenzie1853-1925
Sir James MacKenzie F.R.S. Physician lived and worked here 1907-1911 — Map (db m111738) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Jonathan Hutchinson1828-1913
Surgeon, Scientist and Teacher lived here — Map (db m111696) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Patrick Manson1844 - 1922
Father of Modern Tropical Medicine lived here — Map (db m111502) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Ronald Ross1857 - 1932
Nobel Laureate Discoverer of the mosquito transmission of malaria lived here — Map (db m111416) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sir Stewart Duke-Elder1898-1978
Opthamologist lived and worked here 1934-1976 — Map (db m111513) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Stephen Pearce1819 - 1904
Portrait and Equestrian Painter Lived Here 1856 - 1884 — Map (db m111503) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Burghers of Calais
These figures known as The Burghers of Calais commemorate six citizens of that town who offered themselves as hostages to Edward III after he had vainly besieged their town for nearly a year in 1317. The story goes that their . . . — Map (db m111426) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Dog and Duck
A Dog & Duck tavern has been on this site since at least 1734. The 18th Century pub was demolished in 1897, to be replaced by the present building. It is thought to have one of London's most exquisite interiors of the late Victorian period. The . . . — Map (db m111740) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Flying Horse
The Flying Horse is the last remaining pub on Oxford Street. The current building was built in 1892 and had been called The Tottenham since then. Prior to 1892, another pub called The Flying Horse was located on the site which dates back to at least . . . — Map (db m111433) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor
On this site The Imperial Society of Knights Bachelor was founded on 27th April 1908

31 Essex Street — Map (db m111382) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Jewel Tower
The Jewel Tower was built for King Edward III in 1365-66 by Henry Yevele, the 'deviser of the King's works of masonry'. It formed part of the king's palace and was designed as a private treasury.

The walls are mainly built of Kentish . . . — Map (db m111722) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Thomas Woolner RA
Sculptor and Poet lived here 1860 - 1892 — Map (db m111408) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Thomas Young1773-1829
Man of Science lived here — Map (db m111476) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Nicholson1824-1909
Distiller, Politician, Cricket Player, Benefactor

This alehouse is part of the Nicholson's heritage collection. They're all different, yet they all owe something to the man who founded them. William Nicholson was a Victorian . . . — Map (db m111741) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — William Tyndale
First translator of the New Testament into English from the Greek. Born A.D. 1484, died a martyr at Vilvorde in Belgium, A.D. 1536.

"Thy word is a lamp to my feet, and a light to my path" - "the entrance of thy words giveth light." Psalm . . . — Map (db m111743) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Anthony Hope
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (Anthony Hope) 1863-1933 Novelist

lived here 1903-1917 — Map (db m112308) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bedford College for Women
Bedford College for Women University of London founded here in 1849 by Elizabeth Jesser Reid — Map (db m111470) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Dickens1812 - 1870
Novelist Lived Here — Map (db m111785) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Euston War Memorial
[Inscription on obelisk:] In Memory of our Glorious Dead [South side inscription:] In grateful memory of 3719 men of the London and Northwestern Railway Company who for the country justice and freedom served . . . — Map (db m112270) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — James Robinson1813 - 1862
Pioneer of Anaesthesia and Dentistry lived and worked here — Map (db m112269) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lady Ottoline Morrell1873 - 1938
Literary Hostess and Patron of the Arts lived here — Map (db m111457) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Ram Mohun Roy1772 - 1833
Indian Scholar and Reformer lived here — Map (db m111775) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Harry Ricardo1885 - 1974
Mechanical Engineer was born here — Map (db m111774) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sir Johnston Forbes-Robertson
Actor lived here

Born · Died 1853 · 1937 — Map (db m112271) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Coram
THOMAS CORAM was born at Lyme Regis, Dorset in 1668. He became a Captain in the Merchant Navy trading between England and America. For several years he lived in America as a Shipwright gaining a great reputation as an expert on all matters . . . — Map (db m112120) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Hodgkin1798 - 1866
Physician, Reformer and Philanthropist lived here — Map (db m112471) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Wakley1795 - 1862
Reformer and founder of "The Lancet" lived here — Map (db m112469) HM
Alabama (Barbour County), Louisville — Louisville and "Old Alabama" — Creek Heritage Trail
Louisville is one of the oldest communities in southeastern Alabama. Locąted within territory ceded by the Creeks in the Treaty of Fort Jackson (1814) ending the Creek War, the area was first settled by Americans as early as 1817. Many of its . . . — Map (db m111642) HM
Alabama (Barbour County), Louisville — Louisville World War II Memorial
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Alabama (Barbour County), Louisville — The Battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River — Creek Heritage Trail
The battles of Hobdy's Bridge and Pea River were the result of the desperate attempt of Creeks to avoid removal to the West by fleeing to Florida along trails bordering the Pea and Conecuh Rivers. The battles marked the last large-scale . . . — Map (db m111627) HM
Alabama (Barbour County), Louisville — The Opening of the Second Phase of the Second Creek War — Creek Heritage Trail
The Second Creek War began in May of 1836 when a portion of area Creeks, angry at their treatment in the wake of the Treaty of Cusseta and in desperate circumstances, struck out against American settlements. A series of small battles occurred . . . — Map (db m111618) HM
Alabama (Bullock County), Midway — Jefferson Davis Highway
Soldiers of the Confederacy and of the World War — Map (db m111575) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — A Courthouse Reduced to Rubble
Prior to 1905, workmen in search of salvageable bricks dismantled the old Dallas County Courthouse (pictured here). The grassy mound before you contains the damaged bricks the workmen left behind. Cahawba was the county seat from . . . — Map (db m112559) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Alabama's Native Prairie
Waist-high grasses billowing in the wind. Rolling prairie expanses. Most people connect these images with the Midwest's Great Plains. But for thousands of years, tallgrass soils of Alabama's Black Belt. Along prairie—25 miles across . . . — Map (db m112692) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Anna Gayle Fry House
Home site of the author of "Memories of Old Cahaba," whose family lived here from the Capital's earliest days as landowners and lawyers, giving her a rich legacy of town history. Married to a doctor, she moved to Galveston, Texas, and returned here . . . — Map (db m112360) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Behind the Big House
Two story brick slave quarters like the one before you were not typical, but they could be found in wealthy towns like Cahawba. Stephen Barker built these quarters in 1860 on the northern edge of town. As you can see in the . . . — Map (db m112472) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Black Belt Transformations
Alabama's Black Belt region derives its name from a narrow sash of dark, fertile soil across the state's midsection. Covering 1000 square miles, the Black Belt occupies just 2% of the state's landmass, but its history and transformations . . . — Map (db m112800) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Cahaba's Changing Landscape
In 1818, Alabama's first governor carved the capital city of Cahawba out of the wilderness. In less than 50 years, Cahawba grew from a frontier capital full of log cabins to one of America's wealthiest communities, with some of the . . . — Map (db m112690) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Cahawba - circa 1500
Two Ghost Towns? Long before Cahawba was built as Alabama's first state capital, there was another village at this location. Just like Cahawba, it thrived for about 50 years, then disappeared. About the year 1500 a group of . . . — Map (db m112450) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Captive Boys in Blue
In 1862 the Confederacy used one of Cahawba's brick cotton warehouses to temporarily house men captured at the Battle of Shiloh. In 1863, they officially converted the warehouse into a military prison. The inmates called it "Castle . . . — Map (db m112528) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Death in the Street
On a May afternoon in 1856, an angry John A. Bell rounded this corner carrying a large hickory stick. He passed by Edward Perine's fine brick store, and continued south down the sidewalk. Under his coat, he carried two pistols and a . . . — Map (db m112527) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Memorials for Prisoners of War
These are not graves. These are markers to memoralize the Federal soldiers who died in the Cahawba Military Prison during the Civil War. The men within the prison called it "Castle Morgan." No one knows where in Cahawba these . . . — Map (db m112409) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Methodist Church
These ruins were once a place of worship for members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. Built in 1849, it was the first single denomination church in Cahawba. An earlier church for the common use of all denominations was erected about 1840. . . . — Map (db m112410) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Missing Pieces
"We by-and-by discovered...a pair of those splendid birds, the Ivory-billed Woodpeckers (Picus principalis). They were engaged in rapping some tall dead pines, in a dense part of the forest, which rang with their loud notes." . . . — Map (db m112801) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — The Duke of Cahaba
Look around you. There are hundreds of pecan trees growing nearby. All were planted by Clifton Kirkpatrick, a.k.a. The Duke of Cahaba." (Note: Cahawba lost its "w" by the late 19th century.) In 1889 Samuel and Sarah Kirkpatrick . . . — Map (db m112473) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — The Hole That Was Once a Row
1822 - Crocheron's Row Cahawba's First Shopping Center This large hole was dug in 1822 to be the basement beneath Cahawba's first brick store. In the 19th century the word "row" described a building that consisted of . . . — Map (db m112577) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Welcome to Downtown Cahawba
Cahawba's homes were spread over an entire square mile, many with yards of one or two acres. That was not the case here on Vine Street. Offices, stores and hotels were tightly packed along this main street. The steamboat landings on the . . . — Map (db m112560) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Who Lived Here?
This house, the Fambro / Arthur home, takes its name from two of its owners. One was a judge, the other was a former slave. The Fambro Family A. Judge W. W. Fambro built this house in the early 1840s. He may have created . . . — Map (db m112451) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Yankees in Cahawba
A New York merchant, Richard Conner Crocheron, built a magnificant mansion on this spot. The adjacent photograph captured the decayed splendor of this home before it burned. Look closely at the photograph. Try to identify the columns . . . — Map (db m112582) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Marion Junction — Prosperity Cemetery
Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery is the resting place of many members of the church from 1846 until 1961. The Church was organized in 1822 by Isaac Grier. A church building stood on this site from 1844 until 1891, . . . — Map (db m112357) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Orville — Whitt Cemetery
Whitt Cemetery has been placed on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register by the Alabama Historical Commission — Map (db m112356) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — A Grassroots MovementSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
For centuries, Selma was a city where the rules of race were enforced by humiliation and fear. But Selma gave birth to one of the greatest grassroots campaigns in history—the voting rights movement. The Selma to Montgomery march was . . . — Map (db m112370) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — First Baptist ChurchSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
First Baptist was the first church in Selma to open its doors to members of the Dallas County Voters League as well as to young activists from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. From 1963 to 1965, under the leadership of Reverend M.C. . . . — Map (db m112366) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — George Washington Carver Homes ProjectsDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street
In 1952, the City of Selma accepted federal funds to build the George Washington Carver Homes Projects. The residences became “The Face of the Civil Rights Movement” to many in the 1960s because Dr. King, the Southern Christian . . . — Map (db m112354) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — George Washington Carver NeighborhoodSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
The George Washington Carver neighborhood served as base camp for the votings rights movement during the tumultuous weeks of March 1965. These blocks of brick two-story homes—the city's first and largest federal housing project for blacks, . . . — Map (db m112365) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Honoring: Amelia Boynton Robinson - Marie Foster
The Selma-Montgomery March "Bloody Sunday", March 7, 1965 Mothers of the Civil Rights Movement Before and Beyond the Bridge Didn't Let Nothing Turn Them Around! Presented by The Evelyn Gibson Lowery . . . — Map (db m111691) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — In Memory of Reverend Hosea Williams, Sr.
Leader of The Selma-Montgomery March "Bloody Sunday", March 7, 1965 He Fed the Hungry "Unbossed and Unbought" 1926-2000 Presented by SCLC/W.O.M.E.N. Inc. Women's Organizational Movement for Equality . . . — Map (db m111689) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Lewis ScottA Quote from Lewis - "I See With Memory"
At the age of 20, Lewis lost his sight in 1957 from Glaucoma. He learned the language of braille, other independent living and vocational skills during his attendance at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind in Talladega, Alabama. . . . — Map (db m112363) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Sanctuary to StageSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
The shooting of Jimmie Lee Jackson in nearby Marion, Alabama, transformed Brown Chapel from a sanctuary into a staging area for the Selma march, In a passionate sermon SCLC worker James Bevel suggested making a pilgrimage to the State Capitol to . . . — Map (db m112364) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — The Honorable John Lewis
Honoring: Leader of The Selma-Montgomery March "Bloody Sunday", March 7, 1965 "Get in the Way" "When We Pray, We Move Our Feet" Presented by: The Evelyn Gibson Lowery . . . — Map (db m111683) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Turning PointSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
By early 1964, the Dallas County Voters League (DCVL) and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's (SNCC) efforts to organize for voting rights had reached a turning point. In July 1964 Judge James Hare, pressured by Selma law enforcement to . . . — Map (db m112369) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — A Price PaidSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Threatened by the potential four-to-one advantage of the black vote, whites retaliated by ousting black families from white-owned lands. The African American families who lived here paid dearly to earn their right to vote. Crowded into canvas tents . . . — Map (db m112400) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — After the March—Tent CitySelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Since the federal registrars came in August of 1965, thousands and thousands of Negroes have registered to vote. White plantation owners have retaliated by mass evictions. In December 1965, over forty families either left the county, moved in . . . — Map (db m112405) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — Day TwoSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Monday, March 22, 1965, on the second day of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, protesters passed this site in late afternoon. At that time the four-lane highway in front of you was only two lanes, and for safety reasons the number of . . . — Map (db m112375) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — It Started in SelmaSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
At times history and fate meet at a single time in a single place to shape a turning point in man's unending search for freedom. So it was at Lexington and Concord. So it was a century ago at Appomattox. So it was last week in Selma, Alabama. . . . — Map (db m112403) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — Marchers, Supporters, HecklersSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
While helicopters buzzed overhead, National Guard soldiers—ordered by President Lyndon Johnson to protect the marchers—lined U.S. Highway 80, alert to the potential of violence by angry whites. Marchers walked mile after tired mile, . . . — Map (db m112384) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — No Isolated IncidentSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
For African Americans in the 1960s, being kicked off white-owned lands for trying to register to vote no isolated incident. Just as had happened here in Lowndes County, blacks in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Greene County, Alabama, were driven from . . . — Map (db m112389) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — You Gotta MoveSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
In December 1965, a city of tents appeared on this site. The temporary shelters were homes for evicted black sharecropper families. These farmers worked and lived their lives on white-owned farms in Lowndes County. But when they dared to register to . . . — Map (db m112371) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Caldwell Field
Caldwell Field is named in honor of James Henry Caldwell, celebrated for bringing the concept of the manufactured gas business to the City of Mobile. On September 20, 1836, Mr. Caldwell entered into a contract with the City of Mobile, which granted . . . — Map (db m111390) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Catholic Cemetery
Catholic Cemetery, established in 1848 by Michael Portier, Bishop of Mobile, with purchase of five acres on Stone St., now Martin Luther King, Jr. Blvd. Significant for its circular pattern original section has three concentric rings of graves . . . — Map (db m112224) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — 17 — Dunbar/Central High School
Dunbar School was built on this site in 1924. Dr. W.A. Caldwell was its first principal. In 1947, the Old Medical College on St. Anthony Street was remodeled and became Central High School. Dr. Benjamin Baker was named principal. In 1955, the . . . — Map (db m111386) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — 11 — Episcopal Church of the Good Shepherd / Founding MembersEst. 1854 / May 28, 1854
Front Alabama's oldest African-American Episcopal congregation was fostered in Trinity Church by the Reverend J. A. Massey. The Right Reverend Nicholas H. Cobbs, D.D., Alabama's first Episcopal Bishop confirmed the seven founding . . . — Map (db m112225) HM

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