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By William Fischer, Jr., March 17, 2018
The Macdonald Cartier Freeway Marker
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 CommemorationKing 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 TeslaJuly 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 TeslaAbout 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 TeslaInventor — 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. RankineOperating Station of Canadian Niagara Power Company, Limited
Built in 1901-05, it was the first Powerhouse on the Canadian side to produce electrical energy for commercial use and sale outside Niagara Falls. Its location takes advantage of the natural flow of the river which formerly entered here to flow . . . — Map (db m116098) HM
Ontario, Ottawa — Home Children / Les Petits Émigrés

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

Ontario, Ottawa — Maplelawn1831 - 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 Nepean1896

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 MemorialLest 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
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

Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Arturo Pellerano Castro
Plaza Pellerano Castro Arturo Bautista Pellerano Castro Poeta (1865-1916) Arturo Baustista Pellerano Castro (1865-1916) Poeta modernista, escribió bajo el seudónimo de “Byron” en varias de las publicaciones nacionales en . . . — Map (db m115708) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Calle de las DamasThe Ladies’ Street
Calle de las Damas, primera trazada en esta antigua ciudad de Santo Domingo, Primada de América, por el año de 1502. Fue llamada así, según la tradición, por haber residido en ella las damas del cortejo de la virreina doña María de . . . — Map (db m115678) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Chapel of the San Andrés Hospital
Capilla del Hospital de San Andrés Fue construida en 1710 como parte del hospital. Estuvo abandonada hasta 1881, cuando el Padre Francisco Xavier Billini restauró el conjunto. English translation: Chapel of the San . . . — Map (db m115791) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Cristóbal de Llerena
El Teatro Rafael Briceño de Merida Venezuela. Como un Homenaje a Cristobal de Llerena Primer Dramaturgo Latinoamericano Sto. Domingo Septiembre de 1983 Marcador adicional: A nuestra madre, Casa de Teatro en sus 40 años y al . . . — Map (db m115740) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Diego Caballero House
Casa Diego Caballero Escribano y primer secretario de la Real Audiencia Rejidor de la Isla Española 1511-1554 Restaurada por el Gobierno Constitucional en 1973 English translation: Diego Caballero . . . — Map (db m115687) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Duarte's Return from Exile
Plaza Patriótica Juan Pablo Duarte 1813-1876 En conmemoración a la proclamación de Juan Pablo Duarte como Padre de la Patria el 15 de marzo de 1844 a su retorno de Curazao, cuando fue recibido en esta Puerta de Don Diego del entonces . . . — Map (db m115518) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Francisco del Rosario Sánchez
Plaza Patriótica Francisco del Rosario Sánchez Marzo 9 de 1816 – Julio 4 de 1861 En esta Puerta del Conde, el 27 de Febrero de 1844, el Prócer Sánchez izó la primera Bandera de la naciente Republica Dominicana, como Símbolo . . . — Map (db m115819) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Francisco X. Billini
El pueblo Dominicano al Gran Filantropo Don Francisco X. Billini Descubridor de los restos de Don Cristobal Colon en la Yglesia Catedral de Santo Domingo Instalador de la 1ª Casa de Beneficencia 1888 Creador y Sostenador del Colegio . . . — Map (db m115797) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Gonzálo Fernández de Oviedo
Gonzalo Fernandez de Oviedo Cronista de Indias, Alcaide de la Fortaleza de Santo Domingo desde 1533 hasta su muerte Capitan y Procurador de esta ciudad y autor de La Historia General y Natural de las Indias, escrita en este . . . — Map (db m115694) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — History of the Dominican Society of the Bibliophiles’ HouseSociedad Dominicana de Bibliófilos, Inc.
Historia de la casa de la Sociedad Dominicana de BibliófilosEl inmueble que ocupa la Sociedad Dominicana de Bibliófilos es una antigua casa de piedra construida en los albores del siglo XVI, ubicada en la calle Las Damas, la primera . . . — Map (db m115673) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — House and Museum El Beaterio
Casa-Museo el Beaterio Establecido en 1530 a cargo de beatas para “…(el) recogimiento de niñas, doncellas de todas edades, españolas y mestizas que andan perdidas por la tierra”. Fue el primer beaterio dominico de Santo . . . — Map (db m115777) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — House of the Lions
Casa del LeónEste inmueble es una vivienda construida en los albores del siglo XVI, residencia de importantes personajes de la época colonial, ubicada en la calle Las Damas, primera vía trazada en la Ciudad Primada de América, y que . . . — Map (db m115649) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Julia de Burgos
Julia de Burgos “La Nuestra” 1914-1953 A Julia, por su participación en la lucha del exilio dominicano, a través de su poesía liberadora y militante, en contra de la tiranía de Trujillo. Comité Dominicano para la . . . — Map (db m115738) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — La Trinitaria Secret Society
Ayuntamiento de Santo Domingo 1912 Juan Pablo Duarte Jacinto de la Concha Juan Ysidro Perez Jose Maria Serra Benito Gonzalez Felix Maria Ruiz Felipe Alfau Pedro Alejandro Pina y Juan Nepomuceno Ravelo Contituyeron en esta casa, el dia 16 . . . — Map (db m115818) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henríquez
En esta casa nacio Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henriquez El dia 9 de noviembre de 1870 Homenaje en su centenario English translation: In this house was born Luisa Ozema Pellerano de Henríquez on November 9, 1870 . . . — Map (db m115577) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — María Toledo Square
Plaza María de ToledoFue construida sobre las ruinas de dos casas del siglo XVI, se levantó en honor a la primera Virreina Consorte de las Indias María de Toledo, (1490-1549) casada con Diego Colón, el hijo primogénito de Cristobal . . . — Map (db m115596) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Salomé Ureña de Henríquez
Salomé Ureña de Henríquez (1850-1897) Figura máxima de la lírica dominicana del siglo XIX Pionera de la educación femenina formal Homenaje del Ministerio de Cultura 21 de octubre de 2011 Dia Nacional del Poeta English . . . — Map (db m115575) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Academy of Sciences Building of the Dominican Republic
Historia de la Casa de la Academia de Ciencias de la República DominicanaLa casa que aloja la Academia de Ciencias, situada en la calle Las Damas esquina del Conde, según el historiador Luis Alemar era la residencia de la familia . . . — Map (db m115641) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Atarazanas School
Plaza Patriótica Juan Pablo Duarte 1813-1876 Escuela de las Atarazanas Juan Pablo Duarte en 1833 instaló en este lugar la escuela de Las Atarazanas, en el almacén de provisiones de su padre Don Juan José Duarte. Con esto dio . . . — Map (db m115545) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Bastidas House
Casa de Bastidas Fundada por el Conquistador Rodrigo de Bastidas († 1527) Almojarife de Santo Domingo y fundador de Santa Marta. (Colombia) y de su hijo Dean de la Catedral de Santo Domingo.
Obispo de Coro (Venezuela) y Puerto Rico . . . — Map (db m115651) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Church of Our Lady of Carmen
Iglesia de Nuestra Señora del CarmenSu construcción data de 1615 y fue ampliada en 1729. Las rejas con el escudo carmelita que se observan en los volúmenes de las capillas, son consideradas las más antiguas de la colonia, probablemente . . . — Map (db m115815) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Fortress of Santo Domingo
Fortaleza de Santo Domingo Recinto amurallado y conjunto de edificaciones iniciadas en 1505 siendo Gobernador de Santo Domingo Frey Nicolas de Ovando La Torre del Homenaje sirvió de prisión hasta nuestros días El portal principal se . . . — Map (db m115690) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Old Archbishop's Palace
Vestigios del Antiguo Palacio Arzobispal, construido en el primer tercio del siglo XVI. Fue la residencia del Jefe de la Iglesia Dominicana desde entonces hasta 1933. Sus recintos albergaron conspicuas figuras como la de los arzobispos . . . — Map (db m115742) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — 50th Anniversary of the Guatemalan Social Security Institute
Cincuentenario del I.G.S.S. 1946-1996 La Revolucion de Octubre vive por encima y mas alla de cualesquiera de sus hijos mas significados: pertenece al pueblo y constituye su mas alto patrimonio y la noble bandera de Guatemala Luis . . . — Map (db m116230) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Alberto Velázquez
Aquí vivio El Poeta Alberto Velazquez Homenaje del Senado de la Camara Junior de Guatemala 1973.- English translation: Here lived the poet Alberto Velázquez Tribute from the Senate of the Junior House of . . . — Map (db m115914) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Assassination of Manuel Colom Argueta
Manuel Colom Argueta Aqui cayo asesinado quien fuera esperanza del guatemalteco que su ejemplo sirva de cimiento para formar hombres justos y libres Frente Unido de la Revolucion Guatemala 22/3/81 English . . . — Map (db m115183) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Bicentennial of the Declaration of the Rights of Man and of the Citizen
Declaracion aprobada por la Asamblea Nacional en Paris, Francia el 26 de agosto de 1789. En homenaje a sus 200 años y la universalidad y vigencia de sus principios, se erige este monumento, como recordatorio permanente al estado y sus . . . — Map (db m116202) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Birthplace of Antonio José de Irisarri
En esta casa nacio el 7 de febrero de 1786 Don Antonio Jose de Irisarri Polígrafo, diplomático, poeta y periodista, Procer en la epopeya de la libertad de America 10 de junio de 1968 INGUAT English translation: In . . . — Map (db m115897) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Conrado de la Cruz and Herlindo Cifuentes Castillo
En memoria del Padre Conrado de la Cruz C.I.C.M. (Congregación de la Corazón Inmaculada de María) y Herlindo Cifuentes Castillo que el dia 1 de mayo 1980. Fueron secuestrados en esta esquina. . . . — Map (db m115288) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Crédito Hipotecario Nacional
Crédito Hipotecario Nacional Construcción: 1962 – 1965 Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Estilo: Moderno El Crédito Hipotecario Nacional fue creado el 4 de diciembre de 1929 e inaugurado el 6 de octubre de 1930. El edificio fue . . . — Map (db m115886) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — First Autonomous University in Guatemala
Aquí se establecio la Primera Universidad Autonoma de Guatemala y de America Decreto Leg. #985-30 Abril 1918 Homenaje de los Senadores de la J.C.I. de Guatemala 1972 English translation: Here was established the . . . — Map (db m116474) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Former Postal Service
Antiguo Palacio de Correos y Telégrafos Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Construcción: 1938-1950 Estilo: Neo Colonial Los terremotos de 1917 y 1918 destruyeron la sede de la Dependencia de Correos y Telégrafos ubicado en el antiguo convento . . . — Map (db m115911) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — General Francisco Morazán
General Francisco Morazán Presidente Republica Federal De Centro América 1829-1834 Tegucigalpa Honduras 3 Octubre 1792 San Jose De Costa Rica 15 Septembre 1842 Gloria a su Ideal Centroamericano Asociación de Damas Hondureñas Residentes . . . — Map (db m116466) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Guatemalan Institute of Tourism
Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo Construcción: 1972-1977 Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Estilo: Funcionalista El Instituto Guatemalteco de Turismo fue creado el 8 de septiembre de 1967. El “INGUAT” como se le conoce, es el . . . — Map (db m115871) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Herrera Luna HouseGovernment Palace
Casa Herrera Luna Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Construcción: Siglo XIX Estilo: Historicista / Art Noveau En esta casa vivió el destacado empresario Carlos Herrera Luna, 17º presidente de Guatemala (1920-1921). Los terremotos de 1917 y . . . — Map (db m115913) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Ibargüen House
Casa Ibargüen Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Construcción: 1778 y 1898 Estilo: Historicista / Art Noveau Conocida antiguamente como "Palacio de Beltranena", fue la residencia de Mariano Beltranena y Llanos, firmante del acta de la . . . — Map (db m115912) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Jocotenango ParkRuta Histórica Ciudad de Guatemala
Parque Jocotenango En sus inicios conocida como “Plaza Jocotenango”, constituyó entre los años 1777 a 1879 el centro social y comercial del Pueblo de Indígenas de Jocotenango de Nuestro Señora de la Asunción. La plaza . . . — Map (db m116604) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Juan Corz
Juan Corz Ermitaño y terciario franciscano natural de Señoría de Génova, Italia quien trajo de España la Imagen de la Virgen En 1620 levantó en este Cerro la primera Ermita. A perpetua memoria Guatemala, 10 Julio 2010 . . . — Map (db m116182) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Juan José Arévalo Bermejo
El Sindicato de Trabajadores del Instituto Guatemalteco de Seguridad Social S.T.I.G.S.S. rinde homenaje al excelentísimo: Doctor Juan Jose Arevalo Bermejo Ex-Presidente Constitucional de la Republica, creador del régimen de Seguridad . . . — Map (db m116254) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Municipal Headquarters of Guatemala City
Palacio Municipal Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Construcción: Siglo XX Estilo: Moderno El Palacio Municipal fue diseñado por los arquitectos Roberto Aycinena y Pelayo Llerena. De los cuatro edificios del movimiento moderno localizados en . . . — Map (db m116210) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Mural of the Guatemalan Nationality
Mural de la Nacionalidad Guatemalteca Mural del artista guatemalteco Roberto González Goyri (1924 - 2007), es una obra que sintetiza la historia del país de forma inigualable. El mural está descrito de forma cronológica, inicia con una . . . — Map (db m115873) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Pavón House
Casa Pavón Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Construcción: XIX Estilo: Art Noveau En este edificio se fundó en 1880, uno de los 10 periódicos más antiguos del Nuevo Mundo: el Diario de Centroamérica. Este informativo fue creado por el . . . — Map (db m116207) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Presidential House
Casa Presidencial Tipo: Arquitectura Residencial Construcción: 1933-1943 Estilo: Art-Decó Esta casa fue edificada en los terrenos del antiguo Convento de La Concepción. El arquitecto Carlos Malau la diseñó a solicitud del presidente . . . — Map (db m115915) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Ramiro Samayoa Martínez
Soñador primero, promotor después de obras de mucha altura entre las cuales destaca este parque que hoy te da salud, paz y sana holgura. A Ramiro Samayoa Martinez Homenaje de amigos y familiares Guatemala, julio de 1992 . . . — Map (db m115204) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Shopping Arcade
Portal del Comercio Tipo: Arquitectura Civil Construcción: Siglo XVIII Estilo: Neoclásico Con la demarcación de la Plaza Mayor en la Nueva Ciudad de Guatemala, se dispuso al sur el Portal de Comercio, Real Aduana, Estanco del Tabaco y . . . — Map (db m115916) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — The Chapel of Nuestra Señora de las Angustias
Don Felipe Yurrita Castañeda Esta capilla fue construida en acción de gracias a Nuestra Señora de las Angustias después, de la erupción del Santa María en 1902 Homenaje conmemorativo del cincuenta aniversario English . . . — Map (db m115869) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — The Guatemalan Peace Accords
Los acuerdos de Paz se suscribieron en un instante, pero su contenido encierra una visión de lo que nos pasó, de lo que somos y de lo que queremos lograr. Guatemaltecos, la Paz firmada en 1996 es nuestra. ¡Cuidémosla! Álvaro Arzú . . . — Map (db m116606) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — The Mexican Fountain at El Cerrito del Carmen
El Gobierno de Mexico y la Colonia Mexicana a Guatemala 20 de Noviembre 1934 Se erigió esta Fuente en la Administración del Gral. Jorge Ubico 14 de Febrero de 1935 Gral. Matías de Galvez gobernó la Capitanía de Guatemala 1778-1783 Siendo . . . — Map (db m116184) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — The Tower of the Reformer
Torre del Reformador Construcción: 1935 La Torre del Reformador debe su nombre al General Justo Rufino Barrios, presidente de la República de 1873 a 1885, quien debido a las gestiones realizadas durante su mandato ha sido llamado . . . — Map (db m115588) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala City (Municipalidad de Guatemala) — Yurrita House
Casa Yurrita Tipo: Arquitectura Residencial Construcción: 1910 Estilo: Historicista Esta casa debe su nombre a Don Felipe Yurrita quien mandó a edificarla según su gusto. Fue inaugurada en 1910 y funcionó como residencia de la . . . — Map (db m116482) HM
Israel, Haifa District (Israel), Haifa — Raoul Wallenberg's Residence
Raoul Wallenberg, a "Righteous Among the Nations", lived in this building in 1936, while working in the Holland Bank office in Haifa's lower downtown area.

In 1944, he was sent by the Swedish government as a diplomat to Hungary and worked to . . . — Map (db m115458) HM

Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Francisco I. Madero and José María Pino Suárez
Francisco I. Madero (1873 -1913) A la memoria de Francisco I. Madero, quien dio su vida por un México donde reinara la democracia y el imperio de la Ley. Febrero, 2013 José María Pino Suárez (1869 – 1913) A la memoria de . . . — Map (db m116154) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Heberto Castillo Martínez
Ing. Heberto Castillo Martínez 23 agosto de 1928 – 5 de abril de 1997. Nació en Madero, Veracruz. Político mexicano de izquierda, estudió ingeniería civil en la Escuela Nacional de Ingenieros de la U.N.A.M. Durante el . . . — Map (db m116153) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Venustiano Carranza
Venustiano Carranza 1859-1920 Nacio en 4 Cienegas Coahuila en 1859 el 1ro de Mayo de 1917 Carraza fue Presidente y gobernó hasta 1920 English translation: Venustiano Carranza 1859-1920 Born in Cuatro Ciénagas, . . . — Map (db m116151) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Cortazar), Cañada de Caracheo — Blessed Friar Elías del Socorro Nieves
El 10 de Noviembre del año 2007 fue inaugurado este monumento en homenaje al Beato Fray Elías del Socorro Nieves Religioso de la Orden de los Augustinos (1882-1928) que paso por esta tierra haciendo el bien y la sello con su propia . . . — Map (db m116108) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Cortazar), Cañada de Caracheo — Father Elías Nieves
R. P. Fr. Elias Nieves, O.S.A. Nacio el 21 de septiembre de 1882 en Yuriria, Gto. y murió el dia 10 de marzo de 1928 Su cuerpo descansa en el Templo de Cañada de Caracheo ultimo foco de su actividades ministeriales marzo 8 de 1970 . . . — Map (db m116081) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — Miguel Hidalgo y Costillaand Important Persons of Salamanca
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Albino García ∙ Andrés Delgado ∙ Emeteria Valencia ∙ Tomasa Esteves ∙ Bartolomé Sánchez Torrado ∙ P. José María Marocho ∙ Luis G. Araujo English . . . — Map (db m115487) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — The Ex-Convent of Saint Augustine
Ex Convento de San AugustínEste recinto conventual es fundado el 26 de Mayo en 1615, por el P. Fray Juan de San Nicolás, fue construido casi a lo largo de siglo y medio de 1642 a 1782, por lo que sus estilos arquitectónicos entre los . . . — Map (db m115388) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — The House of the Inquisitor
Casa del Inquisidor Edificio HistóricoEste espacio constituye uno de los pocos ejemplos que hay en Salamanca de arquitectura civil barroca. Se cree que su construcción se inició a finales del siglo XVIII y principios del XIX, lo cual . . . — Map (db m115427) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — The Main Garden or Constitution Square
Jardín Principal o ConstituciónEs uno de los espacios públicos más bellos de Salamanca inaugurado el 16 de Septiembre de 1910 con motivo de los festejos del primer Centenario de la Independencia Nacional, obra en la que se incluyó el . . . — Map (db m115393) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — The Old Parish Church of Salamanca
Parroquia AntiguaEste templo, el primero fundado en la Villa Salamanca en la categoría y rango de Parroquia el 24 de agosto de 1603 época en que se coloca la primera piedra y es concluida la obra en 1690 de estilo barroco general. Fue . . . — Map (db m115433) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — The Rectory and Sanctuary of Guadalupe
Rectoría y Santuario de Guadalupe Originalmente fue fundado en los albores del siglo XVIII, en lo que se conoció antes como la capilla de San Juan Nepomuceno y ésta a su vez, fue fundada en el siglo XVII por los jesuitas, que . . . — Map (db m116077) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — The Temple of Jesus the Nazarene of the Three Falls
Templo de Jesús de Nazareno de las Tres Caídas Su construcción se inició en 1810 concluyéndose en 1840. Se cree que los planos y el diseño arquitectónico de la iglesia fueron obra del famoso arquitecto celayense Franciso Eduardo . . . — Map (db m116073) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — Valtierrilla
ValtierrillaEste poblado es el principal de las comunidades del municipio de Salamanca. Tiene su origen desde la época prehispánica, como asentamiento de la tribu otomí. Pasa al dominio español durante la conquista en los albores el . . . — Map (db m115282) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Salamanca), Salamanca — Vasco de Quiroga
La juventud misionera signo de vida y esperanza de la iglesia, rinde homenaje al Obispo Don Vasco de Quiroga como primer misionera de esta región en el primer centenario de la OSPA (Obra de San Pedro Apóstol) presente en todo el . . . — Map (db m115400) HM
Mexico, Jalisco (Municipality of Jalostotitlán), Jalostotitlán — José María Cornejo
Casa Social Canonigo Don Jose Maria Cornejo Insigne Jalostotilense., sacerdote, compositor, músico y escritor En reconocimiento a su memoria Jalostotitlan, Jal., 12 de agosto de 2007 English translation: Social House . . . — Map (db m116124) HM
Mexico, Jalisco (Municipality of San Juan de los Lagos), San Juan de los Lagos — Cathedral Basilica of San Juan de los Lagos
Catedral Basilica Esta usted frente a una de iglesias más visitadas de México, “El Santuario de la Virgen de San Juan de los Lagos” Es el edificio más representativo del Municipio, sede de la Inmaculada Concepción La . . . — Map (db m116041) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of El Marqués), La Griega — Emiliano Zapata
Al General Emiliano Zapata Emiliano Zapata Salazar (1879-1919) Como homenaje perenne del pueblo y el gobierno de El Marqués en el centenario de la Revolución Mexicana, primer movimiento social del siglo XX. 20 de noviembre de 2010 . . . — Map (db m115856) WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of El Marqués), La Griega — La Griega"The Greek"
La Griega La comunidad de La Griega, se formó a partir del establecimiento de la hacienda asentada allí, la cual inicialmente se llama Telayupa. Posteriormente en el año de 1801, y debido a que la hacienda sufría inundaciones por . . . — Map (db m115857) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Cantina "El Puerto de Mazatlán"
Aquí en 1917 fue la histórica cantina “El Puerto de Mazatlán”, misma que congregaba a los ilustres constituyentes luego de sus jornadas de trabajo en la hechura de nuestra Constitución. Diputados Federales de la . . . — Map (db m115858) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Temple and former Convent of Capuchins
Templo y antiguo convento de Capuchinas Esta edificación se comenzó a construir en 1721 con la llegada de las hermanas Clarisas Capuchinas, provenientes del convento de San Felipe de Jesús, en la Ciudad de México. Su fundación fue . . . — Map (db m116155) HM
Saint Lucia, Castries — Choc Bay War Cemetery
Choc Bay War Cemetery Commonwealth War Grave The men in whose memory this group of headstones has been set up gave their lives in the service of their country and were buried in this cemetery — Map (db m116638) WM
Saint Lucia, Castries — Jean Baptiste Bideau
Jean Baptiste Bideau c. 1770-1817 Born at Desruisseaux in Saint Lucia A sea captain who dedicated his life to freedom and heroically saved the life of Simon Bolivar — Map (db m116642) HM WM
Saint Lucia, Castries — Simon Bolivar
. . . — Map (db m116646) HM WM
Saint Lucia, Castries — The “Cannon” at Walcott Place
The “Cannon” at Walcott PlaceReclaiming our history…. The intersections of Chaussee Rd., Chisel St. and Mary-Ann St form this tiny rectangular "island" green. For many years, this place has been known as the "Cannon." One . . . — Map (db m116647) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — Hadrian's Gate
English Text: The three-storeyed gateway marks the junction of the Processional Way in the direction of Ortygia. Two narrower passageways framed the broad street gateway, of which the upper storey is reminiscent of Hadrian's Gate in . . . — Map (db m115289) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — Historic Notes About the Shrine
This place is considered to be the last home of the Blessed Virgin the Mother of Jesus Christ. The Facts as found in the Scriptures: • St. John in (h)is Gospel tells us that Jesus before dying on the Cross entrusted to him the care . . . — Map (db m115325) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — The Archaic-Classical Settlement and the Sepulchre Street
English Text: In the 8th century B.C. a village settlement was founded at the bay where the sea reached up to the Roman-period West Gate of the Agora; this settlement is probably Smyrna, attested in literature. Excavations in the western . . . — Map (db m115318) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — The 'Heracles Gate'
English Text: The so-called Heracles Gate bordered the Curetes Street to the east. Its present appearance derives from late antique adaptations, and the appearance of the imperial gateway cannot be reconstructed anymore. Both pillars, . . . — Map (db m115080) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — The Heroon of Androclos
English Text: Over a u-shaped pedestal with Doric façade architecture arose an open upper storey of the Ionic order. In front of the building is a water basin; its enclosure panels were renovated in the late antique period, and for this . . . — Map (db m115276) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — The South Gate of the Agora
The richly ornamented gate was financed by imperial freedmen Mazaeus and Mithridates in 2 B.C. The refined articulation of the southern façade with alternating projecting and re-entrant elements, as well as the use of arches and beams, was repeated . . . — Map (db m115299) HM
Turkey, Izmir Province (Selçuk (district)), Selçuk — The Varius Bath
The Varius Bath Between the 'Bath' and the 'Academy Alley' at the northern side of the Curetes Street, the Varius Bath was established in the 1st half of the 2nd century A.D. The bathrooms were entered through a sizable apsidal hall; over . . . — Map (db m115278) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — City of London School for Girls
Site of the City of London School for Girls founded by William Ward 1894-1969 — Map (db m116573) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Coachmakers' Hall
Site of the Coachmakers' Hall 1703-1940 — Map (db m116544) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — John Bray's House
Adjoining this site stood the house of John Bray Scene of Charles Wesley's Evangelical Conversion May 21st 1738 — Map (db m116542) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — John Milton
The Poet and Statesman John Milton was born 1608 in Bread Street — Map (db m116489) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — London City Wall - Bastion 14
Conservation repairs have been carried out to this Bastion, which forms part of the remains of the City Wall. The work was necessary in order to protect the Scheduled Monument from decay.

Moss and plant growth together with their root systems . . . — Map (db m115959) HM

United Kingdom, England, City of London — Mitre Tavern
Site of The Mitre TavernMap (db m116405) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Site of First Bomb Hit
On this site at 12:15 AM on the 25th August 1940 fell the first bomb on the City of London in the Second World War — Map (db m115311) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Daily Courant
In a house near this site was published in 1702 The Daily Courant first London daily newspaper. — Map (db m116510) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — 14 — The London Wall Walk - 14
The London Wall Walk follows the line of the City Wall from the Tower of London to the Museum of London. The Walk is 1 3/4 miles (2.8km) long and is marked by twenty-one panels which can be followed in either direction. The City Wall was built by . . . — Map (db m115970) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — The Tipperary
The pub was built on the side of a monastery which dated to 1300 where, amongst other duties, the monks brewed ale. This site was an island between the River Thames and River Fleet which still runs under the pub that is now little more than a . . . — Map (db m116403) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — Upholders' Hall
Site of Upholders' Hall Destroyed in the Great Fire 1666 — Map (db m116406) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — William Shakespeare
William Shakespeare had lodgings near here in 1604, at the house of Christopher and Mary Mountjoy — Map (db m115310) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Benny Green
Musician Writer Broadcaster

Benny Green 1927-1998

lived here 1932-1962 — Map (db m115329) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — John Dryden
Poet. Lived here. B. 1631. D. 1700. — Map (db m116332) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Joseph Haydn1732 - 1809
Composer lived in a house on this site 1791 — Map (db m115294) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Haldane1856 - 1928
Statesman Lawyer and Philosopher

lived here — Map (db m115519) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Lord Palmerston1784-1865
Prime Minister Born here — Map (db m116546) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Palace TheatreTheatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
Built for Richard D'Oyly Carte in 1891 by T E Collcutt and known as the 'Royal English Opera House', the theatre was renamed 'The Palace of Theatre Varieties' in 1892. In 1911 it became the Palace Theatre and is famous for being the home of London's . . . — Map (db m115482) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Paul McCartney
Paul McCartney met Linda Eastman here on the 15th May 1967 — Map (db m115479) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Pizza Express
The first ever

Pizza Express

opened here 1965
Map (db m115513) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Samuel Morse1791 - 1872
American painter, and inventor of the Morse Code lived here 1812-1815 — Map (db m115926) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Admiral Duncan PubQueer Heritage
3 people killed 70 injured by a Neo-Nazi nail bomber 30 April 1999 — Map (db m115468) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Jimi Hendrix Experience
First played here on the 25th November 1966 — Map (db m115471) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Ali Mohammed Abbas1922 - 1979
Barrister and one of the founders of Pakistan lived here 1945-1979 — Map (db m115328) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Andres Bello1781 - 1865
Poet, Jurist, Philologist and Venezuelan Patriot lived here in 1810 — Map (db m116610) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Bob Marley
Robert Nesta Marley 1945-1981

Singer, Lyricist and Rastafarian Icon

lived here 1972 — Map (db m115272) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Brian Epstein
The Beatles Manager and impresario worked here 1963-1964 — Map (db m115541) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Captain Matthew Flinders, R.N.1774 - 1814
Explorer and Navigator

lived here — Map (db m115547) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Charles Darwin1809 - 1882
Naturalist lived in a house on this site 1838-1842 — Map (db m115339) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Christina Georgina Rossetti
Here lived and died Christina Georgina Rossetti Poetess Born 1830:Died 1894 — Map (db m116450) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dorothy L. Sayers1893 - 1957
Writer of Detective Stories lived here 1921-1929 — Map (db m116499) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dorothy Richardson1873-1957
Writer lived here 1905-1906 — Map (db m116497) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Dr Alphonse Normandy1809 - 1864
Analytical Chemist and Desalination Pioneer lived and worked here 1850-1859 — Map (db m115539) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital
This building was formerly the Elizabeth Garrett Anderson Hospital Built in 1890 and finally closed in 2002. It was established by ELIZABETH GARRETT ANDERSON The first woman to qualify as a doctor in Britain who created a hospital in . . . — Map (db m115542) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Francisco de Miranda1750 - 1816
Lived in this house between 1803 And 1810. Born In Caracas, Venezuela, he was whe forerunner of the independence of the republics of Latin America. Here he met in 1810 The Liberator Simon Bolivar.

Vivio en esta casa . . . — Map (db m116575) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Francisco de Miranda1750 - 1816
Precursor of Latin American Independence lived here 1802-1810 — Map (db m116626) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Henry Cavendish
Honble Henry Cavendish Natural Philosopher lived here

Born   Died 1731   1810 — Map (db m115516) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Henry Mayhew1812 - 1887
Founder of "Punch" and author of "London Labour and the London Poor" lived here — Map (db m116052) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — John Cartwright
Born 28th. Sepr. 1740; Died 23rd.Sepr. 1824. The Firm, Consistent, & Persevering Advocate of "UNIVERSAL SUFFRAGE, Equal Representation, Vote by Ballot, AND ANNUAL PARLIAMENTS. He was the . . . — Map (db m115492) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Lenin
Vladimir Ilyich LENIN 1870-1924 Founder of the U.S.S.R. Lived here in 1908 — Map (db m115334) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mark Ashton1960 - 1987
Political and Community Activist LGSM met at Gay's The Word bookshop on this site 1984/5 — Map (db m115331) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mary Anne Clarke1776 - 1852
Mistress of Prince Frederick Duke of York lived in a house on this site 1803 — Map (db m116498) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Mary Wollstonecraft
In a house on this site lived

Mary Wollstonecraft

Author of

'A Vindication of the Rights of Woman'

1759-1797 — Map (db m115467) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Noor Inayat Khan
(Front Panel:) 1914-1944 G.C., M.B.E. Croix de Guerre

(Right Panel:) Noor Inayat Khan was an SOE agent infiltrated into occupied France. She was executed at Dachau concentration camp. Her last word was . . . — Map (db m115297) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Paul Nash1889 - 1946
Artist lived in Flat 176 1914-1936 — Map (db m116164) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Percy Bysshe Shelley and Mary Shelley
Percy Bysshe Shelley 1792-1822 Poet & Radical Thinker & Mary Shelley 1797-1851 Author of Frankenstein lived in a house on this site 1815-1816 — Map (db m116106) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Professor Sir Christopher IngoldNational Chemical Landmark
Chemistry Department University College London

During the period 1930-1970 Professor Sir Christopher Ingold pioneered our understanding of the electronic basis of structure, mechanism and reactivity in organic chemistry, which . . . — Map (db m116440) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Gascoyne Cecil
Robert Gascoyne Cecil 3rd Marquess of Salisbury 1830-1903 Prime Minister lived here — Map (db m116070) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Robert Travers Herford1860 - 1950
Unitarian Minister Scholar and Interpreter of Judaism lived and worked here — Map (db m116484) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Roger Fry
In this house Roger Fry 1866-1934 Artist and Art Critic ran the Omega Workshops 1913-1919
Map (db m115952) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Sidney Bechet1897 - 1959
New Orleans Jazz Pioneer Saxophonist & Clarinetist

lived here 1922 — Map (db m115312) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Stella & Fanny
Ernest BOULTON 1847-1904 Frederick PARK 1846-1881 'Stella & Fanny' Victorian cross-dressers lodged at 13 Wakefield Street on this site 1868-1870 — Map (db m115489) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The First Birth Control Clinic
was opened by Dr. Marie Stopes in 1921 at Holloway and removed here in 1925 — Map (db m115925) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — The Last Goon Show
The Last Goon Show of All starring Peter Sellers, Spike Milligan & Harry Secombe was recorded by the BBC in this Theatre on

30th April 1972 — Map (db m115384) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Wing Commander Yeo-Thomas
Wing Commander F.F.E. Yeo-Thomas GC 1902-1964 Secret Agent codename 'The White Rabbit' lived here — Map (db m116333) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — City Road TurnpikeHistoric Site
City Road Turnpike stood near here 1766-1864 — Map (db m115548) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Fortune Theatre
Good Master Edward Alleyn's Fortune Theatre

stood on a site near here in 1600 — Map (db m115361) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Whitecross Debtors Prison (1813-1870)Mad in England
Warm-hearted Nell Gwynne, in her will, desired her natural son, the Duke of St. Albans, to lay out £20 a year to release poor debtors out of prison, and this sum was distributed every Christmas Day to the inmates of Whitecross Street Prison. — Map (db m116086) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Southwark — The Rose Theatre
Built here in 1587 First Elizabethan theatre of Bankside

Voted by the PeopleMap (db m115360) HM

Alabama, Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base — Award of Air Force Cross to Keary J.Miller
Citation to Accompany the Award of The Air Force Cross to Keary J.Miller Technical Sergeant Keary J. Miller distinguished himself by gallantry in connection with military operations against an opposing armed force near . . . — Map (db m116584) HM
Alabama (Cherokee County), Centre — John Johnathan Pratt
Inventor of the early typewriter—the pterotye. Born in 1831, Union Dist., S.C., died in 1905, grave 2 miles west. While registered in chancery and later editor of the National Democrat near this siteabout 1860, developed his first writing . . . — Map (db m115571) HM
Alabama (Cherokee County), Gaylesville — Arthur "Tarzan" White
Born in Lockhart, Alabama in 1915, Tarzan played alongside Bear Bryant on the University of Alabama's 1934 National Championship Team and was honored as an All-American in 1936. He went on to play for the New York Giants, winning a NFL Championship . . . — Map (db m115273) HM
Alabama (Cherokee County), Leesburg — King's Hill Skirmish
On October 23, 1864, U.S. troops under Brig. Gen. W.L. Elliot, Chief of U.S. Calvary, Dept. of the Cumberland, advanced upon Maj. Gen. Joseph Wheeler's Confederate forces positioned on King's Hill. The C.S. troop's fell back to another line of works . . . — Map (db m115399) HM
Alabama (Clarke County), Whatley — Fort Sinquefield
Fort Sinquefield Kimbell - James Massacre Creek War 1812-13 Erected by Clarke County School Children 1931 Lest we forget Hayden and his dogs. — Map (db m115627) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Founding of FlorenceMarch 1818
(side 1) Lauderdale County was created b the Territorial Legislature in February 1818. On March 12, 1818, recognized as the Founding Day for Florence, Alabama the Articles of Association was signed by the seven trustees of the . . . — Map (db m115156) HM
Arizona (Gila County), Globe — Amster Building
Built: 1909 Original use: Drug Store / Saloon Donated to City of Globe Nov. 24, 1997 By Weller Family — Map (db m116033) HM
Arizona (La Paz), Quartzite — Phantom II
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom was a multi-service aircraft, served as primary fighter with Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps during Vietnam era. Carrying a crew of two, Pilot and Weapon Systems Officer, it was capable of speeds in excess of Mach . . . — Map (db m115971) HM
Arkansas (Craighead County), Jonesboro — H-12 — Craighead County Court House
The site of Jonesboro was laid off as the county seat of Craighead County in 1859, and there was erected soon afterwards the first court house in the county. — Map (db m116609) HM
Arkansas (Craighead County), Jonesboro — In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans1898
{Title is text}Map (db m116621) WM
Arkansas (Craighead County), Jonesboro — 95 — Last Confederate Veteran
The last Confederate veteran living in Arkansas, William Murphy Loudermilk, is buried here in Keller’s Chapel Cemetery. Private Loudermilk, who was born Oct. 17, 1847, joined a North Carolina regiment in the Army of Tennessee at age 16 and fought at . . . — Map (db m116195) HM
Arkansas (Craighead County), Jonesboro — 1 — The Battle of Jonesboro
The Battle of Jonesboro took place at the Craighead County Court House in Jonesboro, Arkansas, on August 2, 1862. Company I, 30th Arkansas Infantry of the Fifth Trans-Mississippi Confederate army, under the command of Captain Mitchel A. Adair, . . . — Map (db m116608) HM
Arkansas (Craighead County), Jonesboro — 96 — Troops Raised in Craighead County
Several companies were raised in Craighead County for the Confederate army. Co. I of the 13th Arkansas Infantry – the “Confederate Grays” – formed in 1861. A company of the 23rd Arkansas Infantry and Co. I of the 30th . . . — Map (db m116186) HM
Arkansas (Crittenden County), Crawfordsville — Crawfordsville
Named for Adolphus Fountain Crawford Born Aug. 15, 1848 Died Feb. 21, 1876 Confederate soldier of Arkansas, he fought under Gen. Price.Map (db m116177) HM
Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — Confederate Soldier's Memorial1861     1865
In memory of Crittenden County's Confederate soldiers — Map (db m116361) WM
Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — Military Road
First Highway constructed in Arkansas, Hopefield to Little Rock, extended to Fort Smith and into Indian Territory, (Oklahoma). Built by the United States under supervision of the Quartermasters Department of the United States Army. Survey was . . . — Map (db m116549) HM
Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — Rhodes StorefrontsCirca 1925 — Courthouse Square Walking Trail
One of the city's biggest fires occurred in the early 1900's when a series of businesses in frame buildings on the east side of Court Street were destroyed by fire. Volunteer firefighters brought water from Harvard yards by train to help . . . — Map (db m116545) HM
Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — 62 — The Sultana Tragedy
On April 27, 1865, the steamboat Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River. She was heading north, dangerously overloaded with some 2,200 passengers, most of them freed Union prisoners of war from the Andersonville and Cahaba camps. A . . . — Map (db m116352) HM
Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — The Loss of the Sultana
Early on April 27, 1865, the overcrowded steamboat Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Marion, Arkansas. The vast majority of the Sultana's passengers, believed to number over 2000, were Federal soldiers, recently released . . . — Map (db m116356) HM
Arkansas (Cross County), Parkin — Mississippian Garden — Parkin Archaeological State Park
The legacy of the Mississippian culture lives forever through the Three Sisters Garden, like the one you see planted here. The American Indians who lived here over 500 years ago were expert farmers whose most important crops were corn, beans, . . . — Map (db m116605) HM
Arkansas (Cross County), Wittsburg — 28 — Wittsburg in the Civil War
After Arkansas seceded from the Union in May 1861, Confederate officers began to recruit in the Wittsburg area. Companies B, D, F and K of the 5th Arkansas Infantry Regiment were organized at Wittsburg June 12-14, 1861. David Cross, for whom Cross . . . — Map (db m116179) HM
Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Al Simmons
When illness threatened to end his Hall of Fame career prematurely in 1928, Al Simmons came to Hot Springs to take the baths and hike in the mountain trails. The visit worked wonders, and, encouraged by legendary Athletics' manager Connie Mack, . . . — Map (db m116056) HM
Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Babe Ruth Changed Baseball ForeverMarch 17, 1918 — Hot Springs, Arkansas
A towering shot traveled from home plate at Whittington Park into the second alligator pond at the Arkansas Alligator Farm and Petting Zoo. The distance was 573 feet. — Map (db m116082) HM
Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Bill Dickey
Discovered while playing in Hot Springs, Arkansan Bill Dickey joined the New York Yankees in 1928. Batting .313 and slugging 202 home runs during his Hall of Fame career, he was best known for his rocket arm, fierce competitiveness, and cerebral . . . — Map (db m116080) HM
Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Hiram Abiff Whittington1805-1890
Front of Obelisk Born in Boston, Mass., came to Arkansas in 1826 to be printer for the Arkansas Gazette. In 1882 he moved to Hot Springs and in a two room log cabin established a general store, post office and lending library. He served as . . . — Map (db m116351) HM
Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Lefty Grove
From humble beginnings in Maryland's coal region, Robert "Left" Grove became baseball's greatest left-handed pitcher. Using his blazing fastball and fiery temperament, he won 300 Major League games (31 in 1931) and 108 International League games. In . . . — Map (db m116503) HM
Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Stan Musial
Legendary Hall of Fame Slugger Stan Musial often visited Hot Springs to prepare for one of his twenty-two stellar seasons in major league baseball. Stan would come with his St. Louis Cardinal teammates and owner August Busch to take the baths, and . . . — Map (db m116048) HM
Arkansas (Jackson County), Jacksonport — Jackson County CourthouseBuilt 1869 - 72
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Arkansas (Jackson County), Jacksonport — Jacksonport in the Civil War
Jacksonport was one of the main mustering points for the Confederate army in Arkansas. Throughout the war both armies contended for possession of this strategic port located at the center of the White and Black river trade. The Confederate attack on . . . — Map (db m116206) HM
Arkansas (Jackson County), Jacksonport — 60 — Shelling of Jacksonport
In spring 1862, Confederate Gen. Thomas Hindman sent the C.S.S. Maurepas under Capt. Joseph Fry up the White River to destroy Union supplies at Jacksonport and Grand Glaize. Fry arrived on June 2, 1862, and began shelling Jacksonport. Union . . . — Map (db m116187) HM
Arkansas (Jackson County), Jacksonport — Surrender at Jacksonport
Here on June 5, 1865 Confederate General Jeff Thompson formally surrendered the army of Northern Arkansas to Union military authorities. More than five thousand officers and enlisted men who served under Thompson were paroled here, as were several . . . — Map (db m116199) HM
Arkansas (Jackson County), Newport — G-3 — Jackson County First Court House
The first court house in Jackson County, created in 1832, was located at Litchfield, where it remained until 1839, when it was moved to Elizabeth. In 1852 Augusta (now Woodruff County) was made the county seat and two years later it was moved to . . . — Map (db m116624) HM
Arkansas (Lee County), Marianna — H-15 — Lee County
The site of Marianna was acquired through a deed from Mary Ann Harland and the heirs of her first husband, Daniel Martin. The town was named in her memory. She was born in Kentucky May 6, 1802: died October 25, 1857. The first court house in Lee . . . — Map (db m116135) HM
Arkansas (Lee County), Moro — 44 — Moro in the Civil War / Prelude to Helena
Moro in the Civil War The town of Moro was established in 1850 and about 700 people lived here and nearby when the Civil War began in 1861. Union troops from the 1st Indiana, 1st Missouri, 9th Illinois, 5th Kansas, 2nd Wisconsin, and 3rd . . . — Map (db m116247) HM
Arkansas (Lonoke County), Austin — Austin
In 1828 the town of Oakland Grove was founded. By 1861 the name had been changed to Austin, according to a false local legend the once thriving town of over 30 residences was almost selected as the state capitol beginning in 1858 the town was a . . . — Map (db m116644) HM
Arkansas (Lonoke County), Austin — 138 — Austin in the Civil War
As the Civil War began, the Caroline Home Guard formed at Austin on June 29, 1861. The “Austin Rifles” became Co. I, 5th Arkansas Infantry, C.S.A. Both Union and Confederate troops camped at Austin during the war and Federal troops tore . . . — Map (db m116330) HM
Arkansas (Lonoke County), Lonoke — Battle of Brownsville
On August 25, 1863 U.S. and Confederate Cavalry clashed near here. The initial battle involving approximately 7,000 men occurred east of the town. After a brief artillery duel, Col. Geiger's US troopers forced the retreat of Gen. Marmaduke's CS . . . — Map (db m116458) HM

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