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Nellie Cunningham Marker and Donated Land image, Touch for more information
By William Fischer, Jr., August 18, 2018
Nellie Cunningham Marker and Donated Land
New Brunswick (York County), Canterbury — Nellie Cunningham

The ground for this court donated by Nellie Cunningham in memory of her parents William T. and Fannie Cunningham — Map (db m125285) HM

New Brunswick (York County), Canterbury — War Memorial

Honouring Our Heroic Dead

1914 - 1918 [World War I] Edwin Boyd • James Gould • Perley Graham Thomas Nicholson • Coburn Wright

1939 - 1945 [World War II] Reginald Chase • Claude Derrick • Samuel Dow Clifford Fox • . . . — Map (db m125286) WM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — 13 — Beckwith Street and Bridge / La rue Beckwith et le pont

Created during the town's settlement in the early 1820's, the name of Beckwith Street and its bridge derived from Beckwith Township, when strong ties existed between the Anglican congregations of both communities. At 99 feet wide, Beckwith . . . — Map (db m124644) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — 16 — HMCS Smiths FallsThe Heritage Trail / Le sentier du patrimoine — Remembering Our Historic Past / Nous souvenant de notre passé historique

Launched in Kingston August 19, 1944 this Corvette (of the Flower Class) sailed under Pennant K345 commanded by Lt. CDR. Philip Taber Byers. The ship made 3 Atlantic crossings as a convoy escort, later transporting men to Quebec City who were . . . — Map (db m124545) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — 7 — Parc Victoria ParkThe Heritage Trail / Le sentier du patrimoine — Remembering Our Historic Past / Nous souvenant de notre passé historique

This once marshy area was transformed into a picturesque space in 1897, as trees, flower gardens, and pathways were landscaped to create a "public pleasure ground". The area was named Victoria Park in honour of Queen Victoria's Diamond Jubilee, . . . — Map (db m124791) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — Rotary Club Swimming Pool Stone / La pierre de la piscine du club Rotary

This stone, a reminder of the heritage of Smiths Falls, was restored by the Smiths Falls Rotary Club during the National Parks Centennial.

November 1985 . . . — Map (db m124736) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — Smiths Falls

The 3 locks here were designed to overcome a series of rapids with a total fall of over 7 metres (20 feet). A set like this is known as a flight of locks - each lock raises a vessel part of the way - rather like a stairway. Construction here . . . — Map (db m124723) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — To Commemorate the Opening of the Rideau Canal 1832

[Title is text] — Map (db m124556) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — Vimy Oaks / Les chênes de Vimy

A chance for them to say what they cannot:__________. — Map (db m124630) WM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — War MemorialLest We Forget — "They Gave Their To-day For Our To-morrow"

To the honoured memory of those who fought & fell in the Great War 1914 — 1918

[Battles] 1915 Ypres·Festubert·Givenchy

1916 Somme·Sanctuary Wood·Courcelette

1917 Vimy Ridge·Hill 70·Lens·Passchendaele

1918 . . . — Map (db m124565) HM

Ontario, Smiths Falls — 12 — Wood's Mill / Moulin WoodThe Heritage Trail / Le sentier du patrimoine — Remembering Our Historic Past / Nous souvenant de notre passé historique

Originally built in 1830 under Abel Russell Ward, this site has changed faces and owners many times. Throughout the course of its history, it was an oatmeal and grist mill, and then rebuilt in 1887 under the new ownership of Alexander Wood. . . . — Map (db m124632) HM

Denmark, Region Hovedstaden (Københavns Kommune), Copenhagen — Copenhagen Business School
Copenhagen Business School (CBS) tidligere Handelshøjskolen, blev etableret i 1917 på initiativ af Danish Society for Education and Business, tidligere FUHU Foreningen til Unge Handelsmænds Uddannelse CBS' aktiviteter . . . — Map (db m125268) HM
Denmark, Region Hovedstaden (Københavns Kommune), Copenhagen — Harald Høffding
Her laa indtil 1938 Den Høffdingske Gaard

Her fødtes Filosoffen Harald Høffding 11 Marts 1843

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Until 1938, the Høffding courtyard was located here.

The philosopher Harald Høffding was born here on . . . — Map (db m125151) HM

Denmark, Region Hovedstaden (Københavns Kommune), Copenhagen — Museumshuset / Museum Building
Bygningen blev opfort i 1871 med Christian Hansen (1803-83) som arkitekt. Formålet var helt frem til 1965 at huse universitetets zoologiske museum. Derefter blev den i nogle år anvendt til undervisning. Bygningen blev restaureret i . . . — Map (db m125270) HM
Denmark, Region Hovedstaden (Københavns Kommune), Copenhagen — Norske Selskab / The Norwegian Society
I dette hus havde Norske Selskab sine lokaler 1774-1813

Opsat 1992 af Norske Selskab i Oslo i anledning af 250-året for Johan Herman Wessel's fødsel 1742

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(English translation:)

The . . . — Map (db m125149) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Historicher Gedenkpunkt / A Place for Historical Contemplation
The marker is made up of two separate pieces: a sculpture, with inscription, and an interpretive panel for the sculpture.

(Sculpture text:)

Ab 1147   Jüdischer Friedhof 1576-80   Bau des Juliusspitals durch Julius Echter . . . — Map (db m124434) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Würzburg Jewish Deportation Memorial
In der Schrannenhalle an dieser Strasse wurde am 27. November 1941 die erste Deportation Würzburger u. Fränkischer Juden in die Vernichtungslager zusammengestellt

Ihnen und allen Opfern des . . . — Map (db m125273) HM WM

Germany, Schleswig-Holstein (Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg), Dannewerk — Bastion 14 and the 1864 WarHaithabu und Danewerk
Schanze 14 Und Der Krieg Von 1864

Diese rekonstruierte Wehranlage ist ein Überrest aus dem Deutsch-Dänischen Krieg von 1864. Erneut kam es zu einem Krieg um die nationale Zugehörigkeit des Herzogtums Schleswig. Die Dänen bauten . . . — Map (db m125089) HM

Germany, Schleswig-Holstein (Kreis Schleswig-Flensburg), Dannewerk — The "Kovirke" - New Defences for Hedeby?Haithabu und Danewerk
English text:

What is the Danevirke? Over 1000 years ago in the Viking Age, Danes, Frisians, Saxons and Slavs came into contact in this border region between Scandinavia and Central Europe. Danish kings began to fortify the . . . — Map (db m125114) HM

Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Café La Concordia
Aquí estuvo el Café “La Concordia” de Aldo Omarini. Siglo XIX. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here was the La Concordia Café of Aldo . . . — Map (db m125061) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Calle Guatemuz
1521. – 1952. Calle Guatemuz Nombre que tuvo este calle a principios de la dominación española English translation: 1521. – 1952. Guatemuz Street This street was known by this name at the beginning . . . — Map (db m125266) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Convent of Santa Brigída
Aquí estuvo el hoy olvidado convento de Santa Brígida, en el que fueron encarcelados los generales mexicanos leales a Maximiliano. Desapareció en 1933. Ciudad de México English translation: Here was . . . — Map (db m125116) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Dulcería de Celaya
Dulcería de Celaya. La marquesina de esta tienda, fundada en 1874, es la más antigua que existe en la ciudad. Ciudad de México English translation: Dulcería de Celaya. (The Celaya Candy . . . — Map (db m125107) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — El Gran Café La Concordia
Aquí estuvo el Gran Café La Concordia, donde en el año de 1868 compartían mesa Ignacio Ramírez y Manuel Payno. Ciudad de México English translation: Here was the Gran Café La Concordia, where in . . . — Map (db m125076) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — El Monitor Republicano
En esta esquina estuvieron las oficinas de El Monitor Republicano (1844-1896), fundado por Vicente García Torres. Ciudad de México English translation: On this corner were the offices of El Monitor . . . — Map (db m125112) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — El Palacio Postal
Palacio Postal. En este sitio estuvo el Hospital Real de Terceros, demolido para construir el Palacio Postal o Quinta Casa de Correos in 1902, siendo una obra arquitectónica ejemplar con estructura de hierro. Alberga el Museo Postal y . . . — Map (db m125130) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Filomeno Mata
En este lugar estuvo la imprenta El Diario del Hogar perioidico de Don Filomeno Mata en el que combatio la dictadura y sostuvo el principio de no reelecion 1881 – 1911 English translation: In this . . . — Map (db m125230) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Gante Building
Edificio Gante El proyecto es del arquitecto italiano Silvio Contri y del ingeniero Carlos Burgatta. La construcción fue encomendada al ingeniero Miguel Rebolledo en 1922. Edificio eclectico alejado ya de las tendencias . . . — Map (db m125256) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Garden of the Triple Alliance
Jardin de la Triple Alianza La confederacion militar creada entres los pueblos prehispanicos de Tenochtitlan, Texcoco y Tlacopan (Tacuba) permitio desde 1427 alcanzar un notable desarrollo basado en sus vinculos militares politicos y . . . — Map (db m125263) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Hospital de los Terceros Franciscanos
Aquí estuvo el hospital de Terceros Franciscanos terminado en 1756. Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English translation: Here was the Hospital of the Franciscan . . . — Map (db m125126) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — House of José de Borda
Casa de Jose de Borda Construccion de estilo barroco sobrio del siglo XVIII, para el acaudalado minero Jose de Borda, quien costeo la Iglesia de Santa Prisca in Taxco, Guerrero. La construcción se inició en 1775 y se suspendió en . . . — Map (db m124542) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — House of the Marquis de Prado Alegre
Esta fue la casa del Marqués de Prado Alegre edificada hacia el primer tercio del siglo XVIII. 1725. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: This was the house of . . . — Map (db m125060) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — La Droguería Plateros
Aquí estuvo la Droguería Plateros, donde se realizó la primera demostración pública del cinematógrafo. 1896. Ciudad de México English translation: Here was the Plateros Drugstore, where the first . . . — Map (db m125077) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Museum of the Heroic Military College
Museo del Heroico Colegio Militar. Capilla del Convento de Betlemitas; en el siglo XIX albergó al Colegio Militar y posteriormente a la Biblioteca Popular de la Compañía Lancasteriana. En su atrio estuvo el edificio sede del periódico . . . — Map (db m125220) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Offices of the Diario del Hogar
Adosado al muro de esta iglesia de Betlemitas, estuvieron las oficinas del periódico Diario del Hogar, fundado por Filomeno Mata en 1881. Ciudad de México English translation: Attached to the wall . . . — Map (db m125223) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Salón Peter Gay
En esta esquina estuvo el Salón Peter Gay, famosa cantina-bar a la que acudían políticos, militares y periodistas a principios del siglo XX. Ciudad de México English translation: On this corner was . . . — Map (db m125105) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Statue of Carlos IV of Spain
Estatua de Carlos IV de España El Virey Don Miguel de la Grua Talamanca Marques de Branciforte que gobernó la Nueva España desde 1794 hasta 1798 mandó hacer esta estatua de Carlos IC de Borbon Rey de España é Yndias la cual fue . . . — Map (db m125182) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Teatro Santa Anna
Esta calle estaba cerrada por el Teatro Santa Anna después Nacional. 1843-1892. Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: This street was closed off by the Santa Anna . . . — Map (db m125108) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Church of San Andrés
En esta calle estuvo la Iglesia de Sn Andres en donde fue embalsamado el cadáver de Maximiliano de Hapsburgo. 1867 Catálogo de la Insp. Gral. de Monumentos Artísticos e Históricos. English . . . — Map (db m125218) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The House of Hernán Martín
Aquí estuvo la casa del del conquistador Hernan Martin 1527 Dirección de monumentos coloniales y de la República. English translation: Here was the house of the conquistador Hernán Martín 1527 . . . — Map (db m125148) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Jockey Club
En el año de 1881, el Jockey Club abrió aquí sus puertas, centro de reunión de los porfirianos eminentes. Ciudad de México English translation: In the year 1881, the Jockey Club opened its doors . . . — Map (db m125117) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Palace of Mines
Palacio de Minería. Obra del escultor y arquitecto Manuel Tolsá como sede del Real Seminario de Minería; fue Colegio de Minería, Escuela de Minas y finalmente Escuela Nacional de Ingenieros, desde el siglo XIX hasta su traslado a la Ciudad . . . — Map (db m125215) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — The Temple of San Francisco
Templo de San Francisco Templo principal del que fuera el primer y mayor convento franciscano de la Ciudad de Mexico. Fue patrocinado por Hernan Cortes en 1524. Llego a ocupar 32,490 metros cuadrados. El convent fue desmembrado y . . . — Map (db m125119) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo), Dolores Hidalgo — Virginia Soto RodríguezFirst Woman Municipal President of Mexico
Srta. Virginia Soto Rodriguez Nacio en esta Ciudad de Dolores Hidalgo Cuna de Independencia Nacional, el 15 de octubre de 1924 en la casa, en ese entonces número 27 de la Calle de Don Juan Manuel (hoy Calle Chiapas). Fueron sus padres . . . — Map (db m124571) HM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — Benito Juárez
Mi única aspiración es servir a los intereses del pueblo y respetar su verdadera voluntad Benito Juarez Huichapan Hgo. Marzo del 2001 English translation: “My only aspiration is to serve the . . . — Map (db m124613) HM WM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — El ChapitelHuichapan - Pueblos Mágicos
El Chapitel “Los religiosos y los párrocos clérigos hicieron fabricar en los pueblos grandes, y adonde los vecinos de un distrito o provincia se reunían cierto día de la semana en los mercados que llamaban 'tianguis', que . . . — Map (db m124625) HM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — First Celebration of the Mexican Independence Proclamation
En este lugar se conmemoro por vez primera en el país el Grito de Independencia el 16 de septiembre de 1812 por el Lic. y Gral. Ignacio Lopez Rayon y el Lic. Andres Quintana Roo Huichapan., Hgo. 22 de diciembre de 1972 . . . — Map (db m124716) HM WM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — Franciscan Ex-ConventHuichapan - Pueblos Mágicos
Ex Convento Francisco Se desconoce la fecha exacta en la que se fundó el convento durante el siglo XVI, pero ya es mencionada en la Relación de Fray Alonso de Ponce de 1585. Como todos los conventos de le época, la construcción . . . — Map (db m125164) HM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — General Julián Villagrán
Al héroe y mártir Insurgente General Julian Villagran - Homenaje - Que se le tributa en la Celebration del 1r Centenario de la Independencia Nació en esta ciudad el 10 de enero de 1755. Cuando se le ofreció indultar a su hijo José . . . — Map (db m124722) WM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — General Pedro María Anaya
A la memoria del Gral. Pedro Maria Anaya Heroe de Churubusco 20 de agosto de 1847 Huichapan Hgo. Agosto 1978 English translation: To the memory of General Pedro María Anaya Hero of Churubusco . . . — Map (db m124724) WM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — Miguel Hidalgo
Hidalgo · 1810 — Map (db m125165) WM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — Monolithic Cross of the AtriumHuichapan - Pueblos Mágicos
Cruz Atrial Monolítica La Cruz Atrial de Huichapan, del siglo XVI, es similar a las ubicadas en Atzacoalco, México, y la Villa de Guadalupe, y fue labrada en un solo bloque de piedra. Al pie de la cruz se observa el cáliz y la . . . — Map (db m125101) HM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — Plaza of the Independence Martyrs
Plazuela de los Martires de la Independencia El 5 de mayo de 1813 las Fuerzas Realistas al mando del Gral. Pedro Monsalves fusilaron en este lugar tras de diezmarlos y quintarlos a 43 patriotas huichapeños que con vizarria defendieron . . . — Map (db m124720) WM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — The Arches of Saucillo
“Los Arcos” Hecho en 1738 Siglo XVIII 15 Arcos, 155 m. de largo y 44 m. de altura. MTB English translation: The Arches of Saucillo Constructed in 1738 (18th century), there are 15 arches in total. . . . — Map (db m125167) HM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — The Chapel of the Third OrderHuichapan - Pueblos Mágicos
Capilla de la Tercera Orden La Tercera Orden, ideada por San Francisco de Asís, fue fundada en 1221 con el nombre de Hermanos y Hermanas de Penitencia como un tip de estado intermedio entre el claustro y el mundo. A ella podían . . . — Map (db m125160) HM
Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Huichapan), Huichapan — The Chapel of the Virgin of Guadalupe
Capilla de la Virgen de Guadalupe Como parte del proceso de evangelización en la Nueva España, se trasladó el orden arquitectónico prehispánico consistente en una forma que la iglesia tomó el lugar de la pirámide y el atrio el de la . . . — Map (db m125162) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — A Saxon House
City of Leicester A Saxon House of around 600 AD, the first found in Leicester, was situated on this site — Map (db m125142) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Agnes Archer Evans
City of Leicester Agnes Archer Evans (nee Kilgour) 1851-1924 Pioneering teacher of girls education, along with Anna Chrysogon Beale, at Belmont House School 1882-1893 Founding member & treasurer of the Leicester and Leicestershire . . . — Map (db m125123) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Alderman Newton’s School
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United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Chantry House and Skeffington House
The Wigston Family and Leicester Chantry House and Skeffington House Two Tudor houses in the heart of modern Leicester William Wigston’s Chantry House was added to the Newarke precinct around 1511. William Wigston was a wealthy Leicester wool . . . — Map (db m125066) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Church of St. John the Baptist
Church of St. John the Baptist An early example of Georgian Gothic, the present building, completed in 1776, replaced an earlier parish church. Originally built with a broach spire 156 ft. high, this was destroyed in 1850 by lightning ot long after . . . — Map (db m125145) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Church of the Annunciation
Richard III’s Medieval Leicester Church of the Annunciation The Hawthorn Building of De Montfort University was built on the site of the former Church of the Annunciation of the Blessed Virgin Mary. The church and the Richard III Story . . . — Map (db m125067) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Church of the Greyfriars
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United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Great Glen War Memorial
To the Glory of God And in Honored Memory of The Men of this Parish Who Fell in the Great War 1914 – 1918 2nd Lieut. W.S. Allen   2/5th Notts and Derbys · Sergt. D. Warner   1/4th Northamptons · Lc/Cpl. S. Easom   9th Leicesters · . . . — Map (db m125147) WM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Guildhall
Richard III’s Medieval Leicester Guildhall The Guildhall and the Richard III Story The Guildhall dates back to medieval times and would have been a building of importance during the time of Richard III. The Great Hall, built in 1390, was a . . . — Map (db m125128) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Jain Centre — Castle Park
19th century congregational chapel was converted during the 1980’s to a centre for devotees of Jainism, an ancient religion that teaches love to all living creatures. The building contains important examples of traditional Indian architecture . . . — Map (db m125073) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Jain Centre
Changing Pasts Jain Centre Chapel to Temple What we know today Samuel Leicester’s Jain Centre started life in 1863 as a Congregational Chapel (an Independent church). This area around Oxford Street was developed from the mid-19th Century and, . . . — Map (db m125074) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Leicester Automaton Clock
The Leicester Automaton Clock This is a reconstruction based on remains at All Saints' Church, Highcross Street, Leicester, supplemented by documentary evidence. The original carved wood quarter-jacks disappeared many years ago, but traditionally . . . — Map (db m125129) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Medieval Streets
Medieval Leicester Medieval Streets The Medieval origins of a modern city Medieval Leicester lay within the old Roman walls. The town walls followed the lines of what are now Soar Lane, Sanvey Gate, Church Gate, Gallowtree Gate, Horsefair . . . — Map (db m125075) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Municipal Technical & Art Schools
Municipal Technical & Art Schools This Stone was Laid on the 30th Day of March 1896 by Alderman Sir Thomas Wright Knt JP Chairman of the Committee Alderman Edward Wood JP Mayor — Map (db m125042) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Newarke Gateway
Richard III’s Medieval Leicester Newarke Gateway The Newarke Gateway and the Richard III Story After his defeat at the Battle of Bosworth, King Richard III’s corpse was brought back to Leicester and put on public display in the Newarke . . . — Map (db m125065) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Portland and Hawthorn Buildings
A Manufacturing Town Portland and Hawthorn Buildings Creating a skilled workforce for Leicester The original purpose of the Hawthorn Building is shown on its entrance doors opposite Trinity House. The four panels by Percy Brown depicting art . . . — Map (db m125069) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Restoration of Leicester Guildhall
This Plaque was Unveiled by HRH The Duke of Gloucester GCVO on 24th May 1994 To Mark the Completion of the Restoration Of Leicester Guildhall — Map (db m125137) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — The Collegiate Church
The Collegiate Church Upon this site stood the important and beautiful Collegiate Church of the Annunciation of Our Lady, which was founded in 1355-6 by Henry, First Duke of Lancaster and Fourth Lancastrian Earl of Leicester. When he enlarged his . . . — Map (db m125046) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — The Globe
A Leicester Landmark Since The Early 18th Century, The Globe Has Been Owned By The Everard Family From Victorian Times To The Present Day. The Pub Was Previously A Market House And Was Used At The Hiring Fairs By Farmers To Recruit . . . — Map (db m125127) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — The Magazine
This building, which dates from the 14th century, served as the main gateway to the Newarke. During the Civil War it was used as a magazine (or secure armaments store) hence its present name. as a regimental museum it continues to have military . . . — Map (db m125041) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — The South Gate
City of Leicester The South Gate of the Roman and Medieval walled town was situated close to this spot. — Map (db m125140) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — The Whipping Toms
The Whipping Toms On this spot stood the Whipping Toms, who, on Shrove Tuesday, in accordance with the ancient custom, armed themselves with wagon whips and flogged anyone who entered the precincts of the Newarke. The sport was abolished by Act . . . — Map (db m125044) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — This Stone
This Stone was Laid on the 17th of June 1927 by Her Grace The Duchess of Atholl D.B.E. LL.D. MP. Parliamentary Secretary to the Board of Education Councillor Walter Oram Chairman of Committee Ald. Sir Jonathan North J.P. . . . — Map (db m125070) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Thomas Cook
Thomas Cook 1808 — 1892 ( side ) This Statue was Commissioned By Leicester City Council With Assistance From British Railways Community Unit And Thomas Cook (International) Ltd Near to This Site In Leicester’s . . . — Map (db m125143) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Upperton Road Viaduct
“When Men Yield Up The Privilege of Thinking, the Last Shadow of Liberty Quits the Horizon” Thomas Paine, 1737-1809 The Upperton Road Viaduct Redevelopment Scheme Was Opened by The Lead Member for Transportation . . . — Map (db m125071) HM
United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Visit of the Queen
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United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Visit of the Queen
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United Kingdom, England (Leicestershire), Leicester — Weather Vane
The weather vane which surmounts the roof was restored during refurbisment works in 1993. A donation of £575 towards the cost was made by The Gild of Freeman of The City of Leicester. — Map (db m125138) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Boer War Memorial
Remember Those Loyal and Gallant Soldiers and Sailors of this County of York Who Fell Fighting for Their Country’s Honour in South Africa 1899 to 1902 and Whose Names Are Inscribed on this Cross Erected by Their Fellow Yorkshiremen. A.D. 1905 — Map (db m125210) WM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Constantine the Great
Constantine the Great 274 – 337 Near this place Constantine was proclaimed Roman Emperor in 306. His recognition of the civil liberties of his Christian subjects, and his own conversion to the Faith, established the religious foundations of . . . — Map (db m125244) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Courthouse Memorial Stone
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United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Davygate
Davygate A thoroughfare for over 800 years and named after David, the King’s Lardiner in the reign of King Stephen (1135) whose great grandfather had come over with William the Conqueror. He had control over nearby Forest of Galtres and supplied . . . — Map (db m125246) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Dringhouses School
Dringhouses School c.1850-1904 Village Reading Room 1904-1942 Wilkinson Memorial Library 1942-present Given after the death of Colonel Wilkinson, last Lord of Dringhouses Manor, to be used only as a public library or for Council-decreed public . . . — Map (db m125206) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Dringhouses War Memorial
In Proud and Loving Memory of the Men of Dringhouses Who Laid Down Their Lives for God And Country in the Great War 1914 — 1918 A. Bishop · H.S. Brown · R.M. Bustard · T.W. Carlton · H. Clark · T. Clark · J.F. Clarkson · C. Cruse · . . . — Map (db m125203) WM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Guy Fawkes
Guy Fawkes Inn, 25 High Petergate, York Guy Fawkes Gunpowder Plot Conspirator Born here 1570 Hung, drawn & quartered in City of London 31st January 1606 — Map (db m125240) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — John Snow
John Snow (1813 – 1858) Pioneer of Public Health And Anaesthesia Proved that Cholera is water-borne by removing a pump handle Born and lived in North Street until aged 14 — Map (db m125208) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — John Snow Memorial
Dr John Snow (1813-1858) was a Victorian physician, a pioneer in the fields of anaesthesia and epidemiology, famed for his tracing of the source of a cholera outbreak in London's Soho and confirming that it is a waterborne disease. John Snow . . . — Map (db m125207) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Minster Gates
Minster Gates Here stood one of the entrance gates into the Minster Liberty, for foot traffic only. There have been posts here for probably 600 years. The approach was at one time called Bookland Lane and, after the coming of printing, Bookbinders . . . — Map (db m125241) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — P/O Yves Mahé
P/O Yves Mahé 1919 – 1962 Free French fighter pilot, 235 Squadron Royal Air Force, who helped save York From Luftwaffe bombers on the Morning of 29th April 1942 — Map (db m125251) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Pinfold
This Pinfold, or Pound, was originally an enclosure in which straying cattle were confined pending the payment of a fine. These structures were principally in use in the 17th, 18th and 19th centuries and were generally situated on roadsides and . . . — Map (db m125204) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Praetorian Gate
Praetorian Gate Near here stood the principal entrance into the City in the days of the Romans. Original date uncertain but probably rebuilt circa 300AD. — Map (db m125248) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — Roman Column
Roman Column This Roman column once stood within the great hall of the headquarters building of the fortress of the Sixth Legion (whose emblem was a bull) in the fourth century A.D. it was found in 1969 during the excavation of the south transept . . . — Map (db m125242) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — St Martin-le-Grand
St Martin-le-Grand   A mainly 15th century church, pre Conquest in origin, largely destroyed by fire in the air raid in 1942. The tower was completed before 1437. The Great West Window, considered to be one of the finest early 15th century windows . . . — Map (db m125253) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — St. Michael-Le-Belfrey
St. Michael-Le-Belfrey The only pre-Reformation church in York to have been built all at one time (1525 – 1536) by John Forman, Master Mason to the Minster. Guy Fawkes was baptized here on 16th April 1570. — Map (db m125211) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — The George Inn
The George Inn In Elizabethan times Ralph Rokeby Esq. (d.1575) Secretary of the Council of the North lived in a house on this site. Subsequently for about two and a half centuries there existed here a Hostelry known since 1614 as the George Inn, . . . — Map (db m125254) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — The Mansion House
The Mansion House The residence of the Lord Mayor during his year of office. It was built in 1725 – 30 — Map (db m125250) HM
United Kingdom, England (North Yorkshire), York — This Bridge
City of York This Bridge was declared free from toll on the 7th day of August 1894 Thos Clayton Lord Mayor W.W. Hargroop Sheriff C A Milward   Chairman of Estates & Bridges Committee A. Greer   City Engineer G McGuire   Town . . . — Map (db m125209) HM
United Kingdom, England (Oxfordshire), Oxford — Old County Hall
Oxford Preservation Trust Old County Hall (1841) This castellated building housed two courts, one civil, one criminal. Today, the building forms part of the Oxfordshire County Council offices in County Hall and one of the courts still . . . — Map (db m124521) HM
United Kingdom, England (Oxfordshire), Oxford — Vaulted Well Chamber
Oxford Preservation Trust Vaulted Well Chamber (13th century) The Chamber houses a 54 feet deep brick-faced well which drops to the water level below the Mound. This provided a supply of fresh water to the occupants of the Tower which once . . . — Map (db m124520) HM
United Kingdom, England (Oxfordshire), Oxford — Victoria Fountain
Victoria Fountain Inaugurated By HRH Princess Louise May 25 1899 Restored 2009 by Oxford City Council and Oxford Preservation Trust Supported by East Area Parliament, Magdalen College and CPRE Oxfordshire Buildings Preservation . . . — Map (db m124522) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — 11 Priory Row
11 Priory Row Early 18th century town house with fine brick front and stone dressings in Roman Ionic style, rebuilt and restored after extensive bomb damage this house with nearby Nos 7 and 16 Little Park Street are the only surviving examples of . . . — Map (db m124733) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — 22 & 23 Bayley Lane
22 & 23 Bayley Lane No 22 ‘The Cottage’ built about 1500 is the only remaining example of numerous medieval timber framed houses which stood in this area. Notable for its original carved and traceried woodwork. Chimneys were added in the 17 . . . — Map (db m124728) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — 7 Priory Row
7 Priory Row Built circa 1800, this house with Nos 8-10 Priory Row are the best surviving examples of late 18th century town houses in Coventry John Gulson Mayor 1867 and 1868 a generous public benefactor lived here 1835-1904 — Map (db m124735) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — 9 – 10 Priory Row
9-10 Priory Row Fine examples of early 19th century town houses. built over part of the site of the Cathedral Priory of St Mary founded 1043. Cellars under this house include parts of the priory ruins, approximately 4 metres (13ft) below the . . . — Map (db m124734) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Angela Brazil
Angela Brazil Children’s Writer Lived and Worked Here 1911 - 1947 — Map (db m124936) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Blue Coat School
Blue Coat School Opened as a charity school in 1714 rebuilt on the same site 1856-7 with Gothic architecture in the style of a French chateau. The two octagonal stone towers embody bases of towers of the ruined Monastic Church of St Mary dating . . . — Map (db m124905) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Cathedral Church of St Michael
The Cathedral Church of St Michael A house of worship, dedicated to the Archangel, St Michael, has stood on this site from the time of Henry I in the 12th Century. From its beginnings as a small Norman chapel, St Michael's progressively enlarged, . . . — Map (db m124653) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Choir of Survivors
Chor der Überlebenden Choir of Survivors Geschenk Der Stiftung Frauenkirche Dresden Zum 50-Jährigen Jubiläumder Weihe Der St. Michael’s-Kathedrale Von Coventry Am 25. Mai 2012 Donation of the Frauenkirche Foundation Dresden For the . . . — Map (db m124647) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Christchurch Spire
This Tower and Spire formed the centre of the Church of the Grey Friars built in 1350 with stone from a quarry nearby owned by the Black Prince. The Friary was demolished in 1512 but the spire was left standing in a garden until 1829 when . . . — Map (db m124934) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — County Hall
County Hall Built 1783-4 architect Samuel Eglinton. Used for the county court and quarter sessions. It is the only remaining 18th century public building of architectural distinction in Coventry. At one time it also housed the prison governor of . . . — Map (db m124732) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Coventry Cathedral
Coventry Cathedral – Living Icon of Reconciliation and Hope In 1940 this building, together with much of the city, was destroyed by fire bombs. Resolved to live out the Christian message of forgiveness, and running counter to the feelings of . . . — Map (db m124659) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Dame Ellen Terry
Dame Ellen Terry Actress Born 27th Feb. 1847 in a house which stood nearby — Map (db m124642) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Donald Gibson CBE
‘He was ahead of his time. What he did astonished the world. Coventry desperately needed his inspiration’ Gibson, Sir Donald Evelyn Edward, C.B.E., D.C.L., M.A., P.P.R.I.B.A., D.I.S.T., T.P., M.T.P.I., T.P.I. Born 11th October 1908, Died . . . — Map (db m124560) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Dresden Place
This plaque was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Dresden Herr Gerhard Schill in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of the German Democratic Republic Herr Karl-Heinz Kern and the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Coventry Councillor G.W. . . . — Map (db m124933) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Ecce Homo
Ecce Homo The ststue was carved by Sir Jacob Epstein during 1934 – 5 from a block of Subiaco marble. It was given to Coventry Cathedral at the wish of Lady Epstein and dedicated on 22 March 1969. Ecce Homo represents Christ before Pilate . . . — Map (db m124658) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Ford’s Hospital
Ford’s Hospital Named after William Ford who’s will of 1509 endowed the almshouses. Built around a narrow court yard it is one of the most perfect examples of timber framed architecture in the country. Badly damaged by an air raid of November 1940 . . . — Map (db m124930) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Gift To The People Of Coventry
A gift to the people of Coventry From Catholic citizens Blessed by Vincent Eighth Archbishop of Birmingham 11 March 2001 — Map (db m124912) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Golden Cross Inn
The Golden Cross Inn Built circa 1583. Much restored, one of the most dramatic examples of medieval timber framed building to survive in Coventry with oversailing or ‘jettied’ upper floors on exposed timbers — Map (db m124731) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Grey Friars Gate
Bull Yard was formally a short street (Bull Street) leading to Barracks Square Market (now the Barracks car park), but on Samuel Bradford’s 1748-49) Coventry map it was part of a much longer path leading from Greyfriars gate to Smithford Street, . . . — Map (db m124937) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Home Front Memorial
In gratitude to God and to commend to future generations the self-sacrifice of all those who served on the Homefront during the Second World War ( inscribed on the perimeter ) Let each of you look not to your own . . . — Map (db m124648) WM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman Biggs
Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman Biggs First Bishop of the Revived See of Coventry 1918 – 1922 — Map (db m124656) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — John Hewitt
John Hewitt Irish Poet Art Director At This Gallery 1957 – 72 Coventry Heritage Plaques — Map (db m124548) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Lady Godiva’s Cathedral
Godiva, Lady of Coventry (died 10th September 1067) and her husband Leofric, Earl of Mercia (died 28th September 1057) were buried here in the church of the Benedictine monastery they founded in 1043 on the site of St Osburg’s nunnery, . . . — Map (db m124907) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Lady Herbert’s Garden
Lady Herbert’s Garden & Garden of International Friendship Lady Herbert’s Garden was laid out in the 1930s by Alfred Herbert as a memorial to his second wife. The garden of International Friendship was opened in 2000 as part of the City . . . — Map (db m124941) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Pier 3 North — The Ruins of Lady Godiva's Cathedral
The north side of the nave was rebuilt in Gothic style in the early 13th century. Pointed arches were supported on typically diamond-shaped bases. The piece of stone on display represents the Gothic architecture of much of the cathedral and . . . — Map (db m124913) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Pier 3 South — The Ruins of Lady Godiva's Cathedral
The south side of the nave was built in the 12th century in Norman Romanesque style. The pieces of stone here display the robust Romanesque architecture f this side of the cathedral. The half round shaft is typical of this style and many would . . . — Map (db m124911) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Reconciliation
Reconciliation In 1995, 50 years after the end of the Second World War this sculpture by osefina de Vasconcellos has been given by Richard Branson as a token of reconciliation. An identical sculpture has been placed on behalf of the people . . . — Map (db m124652) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Royal Warwickshire Regiment Memorial
1914   1918 To the Glorious Memory Of the Officers and Men of The 7th Battalions The Royal Warwickshire Regiment Who Fell in The Great War This Tablet was Erected by Their Comrades — Map (db m124660) WM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Ruined Cathedral Church of St Michael
The Ruined Cathedral Church of St. Michael Dates from 1300AD. One of the largest parish churches in England, built originally for the Earl's Half of Coventry, it became the Cathedral of the Diocese of Coventry in 1918. The magnificent west tower . . . — Map (db m124727) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Sanctuary
The Sanctuary, built in the 14th century and destroyed in the 20th. The cross of burnt roof timbers, the cross of nails in the cathedral and the altar of broken stones, are symbols of the Christian hope of resurrection after suffering. The Litany . . . — Map (db m124657) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Service of Remembrance
· · nation shall not lift up sword against nation — neither shall they learn war anymore · Micah 4 · 3 · 1940 Coventry 1990 forward in friendship This plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The . . . — Map (db m124654) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Sir Frank Whittle
Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAeS This statue celebrates the centenary of Frank Whittle’s birth in Coventry and shows him watching the first test flight of a jet-propelled Gloster-Whittle E28/39 on 15 May 1941 . . . — Map (db m124938) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — St Mary’s Hall
St Mary’s Hall Built 1340-1460 restored 1824 thought to include parts of a 12 century castle in the south wall. Originally the guild hall and chambers for the merchants guilds of St Mary and Holy Trinity founded 1340 and 1364. Became the first seat . . . — Map (db m124729) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — St Michael’s Baptist Church
On this site stood St. Michaels Baptist Church from 1856 until November 1940 rebuilt at Quinton Park, Cheylesmore, Coventry. New building completed on original foundations 1991. — Map (db m124730) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Swanswell Gate
Swanswell Gate Completed circa 1440 as part of the fortified town wall, remains of which stand in the adjoining gardens. Originally named Priory Gate it gave access to the Prior’s lands outside the wall, including Swanswell Fishpool. The archways . . . — Map (db m124939) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Architect’s Vision
‘One of the finest shopping centres in the world’ The shopping precinct in Coventry has been recognised as a model for a number of similar centres throughout the world. It was the world's first large scale pedestrianised shopping area. . . . — Map (db m124563) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Cloister
The Cloister The priory cloister was situated on the north side of the cathedral. It formed a square space surrounded by monastic buildings, the most important being the chapter house on the east side. The cloister was important for its seclusion . . . — Map (db m124914) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Council House
The Council House Built 1913-17. The red sandstone facing and early tudor styling was chosen by a competition to be in keeping with nearby St Mary’s Hall. The large porch is flanked by guilded armorial decoration under giant figures of Leofric and . . . — Map (db m124554) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Coventry Theatre
The Coventry Theatre The New Hippodrome, as it was originally named, was opened on 1 November 1937. It was the third Hippodrome on this site, the first situated in Pool Meadow (1903) and the second (1907) built in what is now the lower part of Lady . . . — Map (db m124940) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Guild Chapels
These chapels were established in the side aisles. They were commissioned in the 14th and 15th centuries for thee use of the Mercantile Guilds in the City. They were primarily chantries – endowed chapels in which Masses were sung for . . . — Map (db m124661) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Lychgate Cottages
Coventry City Council The Lychgate Cottages Named after the lychgate, through which funerals once entered Holy Trinity graveyard (Old English lic – corpse). The jetted building has been tree-ringed dated to 1414-15 and is the only . . . — Map (db m124906) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The North West Tower — The Ruins of Lady Godiva's Cathedral
To the left are the arches that lead into the north west tower, constructed in the early 13th century. This is the only ‘room’ surviving from the cathedral. It may have contained a chapel reached via a pointed arch from the north aisle. The two . . . — Map (db m124910) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Quadrant
The Quadrant Built circa 1860. Coventrys finest example of terraced housing for the prosperous middle-classes of that era. The neo-classic terrace is built in six individual sections each with its own variation in design. — Map (db m124935) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse
The South Porch Built around 130, the porch was retained when the main body of the early English Church was demolished in the 14th to 15th centuries. It is now called the Chapel of the Ressurection; dedicated to Bishop Mervyn Haigh in June 1942. . . . — Map (db m124645) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The South West Tower — The Ruins of Lady Godiva's Cathedral
There is little left of the south west tower of the cathedral except the west wall and part of the spiral staircase found in 1856. The full plan of the 13th century tower was revealed during the 1999 excavations. The square room at the bottom of . . . — Map (db m124908) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Statue of Christ
The Statue of Christ This is a second casting, in concrete, of a statue at Blundell's School in Devon. It was created by an 18 year old pupil Alain John. The Headmaster, Neville Gorton, later became Bishop of Coventry and on the death of Alain . . . — Map (db m124655) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The Tower & Spire
The Tower & Spire St Michaels tower was completed in1394 and the Spire in 1433 and today stands at 294 feet. The 14th century Tower was built on the edge of a quarry on poor ground — jumble of rubble in clay with bits of old stone coffins, . . . — Map (db m124646) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — The West Front — The Ruins of Lady Godiva's Cathedral
The west front is the best preserved part of the nave. Only the interior of the wall can be seen. It was built in the early 13th century as part of a grand re-fronting of the cathedral. It was discovered in 1856 when the Blue Coat School was being . . . — Map (db m124909) HM
United Kingdom, England (West Midlands), Coventry — Three Ancient Edifices
You are standing upon the site of three ancient edifices On the summit of hill top (approximately on this site) a convent was established about the year 650 A.D. By a Saxon lady later canonised under the name of St Osburg. The convent was . . . — Map (db m125064) HM
Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Spanish Discovery
Near here in late summer of 1540, soldiers from the Spanish expedition of Francisco Vasquez de Coronado became the first Europeans to see Grand Canyon. After journeying for six months, Coronado's army arrived at the Hopi mesas, east of Grand . . . — Map (db m124529) HM
Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon Village — Tragedy RememberedGrand Canyon
Catastrophe can happen even in spectacular beauty. When technological achievements and human actions fail, disasters may happen. On June 30, 1956, a United Airlines DC-7 and a TWA Super Constellation maneuvered around towering cumulus clouds on . . . — Map (db m124533) HM
California (Fresno County), Fresno — 3 — William Saroyan House MuseumWilliam Saroyan 1908-1981 — Pulitzer Prize Winning Writer
This was the Fresno home of William Saroyan for the last 17 years of his life. In that time he wrote: 1964 — One Day in the Afternoon of the World 1966 — Short Drive, Sweet Chariot 1968 — I Used to Believe I had Forever, . . . — Map (db m125022) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — 665 — Portolá Trail 1769
The expedition of Don Gaspar de Portolá from Mexico passed this way en route to Monterey to begin the Spanish colonization of California. With Captain Don Fernando Rivera y Moncada, Lieutenant Don Pedro Fages, Sergeant José Francisco Ortega, and . . . — Map (db m125155) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — Canoga Park Fire Station #72
Built in 1931 and vacated in 1978 due to earthquake damage. Became the home of the Canoga Park Chamber of Commerce 1982. Dedicated as the Canoga Park Community Center 10/26/1986. Dedication of the Canoga-Owensmouth Historical Museum in part of the . . . — Map (db m124827) HM
California (Orange County), Anaheim — Petrified TreeFrom the Pike Petrified Forest, Colorado
This section weighs five tons and measures 7 1/2 feet in diameter. The original tree, estimated to have been 200 feet tall, was part of a sub-tropical forest 55 to 70 million years ago in what is now Colorado. Scientists believe it to be of the . . . — Map (db m125080) HM
California (Placer County), Auburn — Lincoln Avenue Businesses
When the mines closed in Gold Run, a local entrepreneur named Paul Webber moved his business to Auburn. He began with the purchase of this Lincoln Avenue building. Two saloons and three dry goods stores were the first to open. Years later, . . . — Map (db m124537) HM
California (San Bernardino County), San Bernardino — San Bernardino Santa Fe Depot
Atchison Topeka & Santa Fe railway built San Bernardino‘s first permanent train depot in 1886 to meet the growing number of rail passengers and to house its Los Angeles division administrative and freight offices. This two-and-a-half-story wooden . . . — Map (db m124518) HM
California (San Diego County), Naval Air Station, North Island — The World's First Seaplane FlightJan. 26, 1911.
Commemorating The World's First Seaplane Flight Jan. 26, 1911. By Glenn H. Curtiss.

His Seaplane was built here and flown from the waters of Spanish Bight San Diego, California. — Map (db m125010) HM

California (Ventura County), Ventura — 16 — Chumash Hutash FiestaSan Miguel Chapel
The Chumash Indians used this site to celebrate their Hutash Fiesta, held after the harvest each year towards the end of September. The Hutash Fiesta coincided with the Spanish Missionary's San Miguel Day giving the historic Chapel built on the site . . . — Map (db m124617) HM
California (Ventura County), Ventura — 114 — El Caballo
Friar Pedro Benito Cambón—the mission’s co-founder was highly regarded for his knowledge of irrigation, agriculture and building construction—directed Chumash laborers to build this filtration building in 1792 as part of the mission’s . . . — Map (db m124925) HM
California (Ventura County), Ventura — 23 — Hobson Bros. Packing Company
This is the site of the Hobson Bros. Packing Company, established in the 1870's as Ventura's first slaughterhouse. The business provided sausage and cut meat for delivery to most parts of the County. The present structure was built in 1923 and . . . — Map (db m124610) HM
California (Ventura County), Ventura — 847 — Old County Court House
This imposing building was designed by Albert C. Martin and built in 1912 as the Ventura County Court House. It is an outstanding example of neo-classic architecture, considered the proper style for public buildings of the early 20th century. The . . . — Map (db m124508) HM
California (Ventura County), Ventura — 114-1 — Rancho Cañada LargaMission Aqueduct
Rancho Cañada Larga o Verde, as it was originally known, came out of lands of the San Buenaventura Mission. Following Mexican independence from Spain, Joaquina Alvarado de Moraga, whose late husband, Gabriel Moraga, was a distinguished soldier of . . . — Map (db m124924) HM
California (Ventura County), Ventura — San Buenaventura Mission AqueductSettling Tank
San Buenaventura Mission was an oasis of abundance. Visitors, including British Captain George Vancouver (1793) and the American California resident Alfred Robinson (early 1800s), commented on the good yield of the gardens and orchards. The nearby . . . — Map (db m124651) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Bone Deposition
Dinosaur bones were deposited here on the inside of a meander by a fast-flowing stream. This deposit known as a “point bar” grew by the addition of sand, causing growth of the point bar towards the outer bank and downstream. Larger, . . . — Map (db m125104) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Brontosaur Bulges
The downward bulges in the rock layers are most likely dinosaur tracks viewed in cross section. When dinosaurs walked in soft sand they sank in, pushing down and distorting the layers beneath their feet. The tracks later filled in with more . . . — Map (db m125156) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Late Jurassic Time
This is part of the Morrison Formation accumulated around 150 million years ago. Monsoonal (seasonal) rains caused flooding which dotted the terrain with small lakes, ponds, and braided streams. These served as watering holes in the drier times. . . . — Map (db m125152) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Rock Deformation
Mountain-building processes generate massive pressures in the earth’s crust. Such pressures cause the rock layers to tilt, buckle, or fold and sometimes to break or crack. In addition to the obvious tilting of rocks along the Dakota Hogback, . . . — Map (db m125154) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — The Rocky Mountains
The high mountains west of here are the beginning of the Rocky Mountains. They are made up of resistant Precambrian granite and gneiss. The prominent red rocks in Red Rocks Park are the Fountain Formation, a series of sandstones and . . . — Map (db m125055) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Theropod Track
First noted by Matt Mossbrucker and later described by Dr. Martin Lockley, this theropod (a carnivorous dinosaur) track was part of the top layer of sandstone at the Bone Site, 50 yards to the north. During road construction in 1937, this . . . — Map (db m125150) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Brownell Hall1845-1877

The inscribed stone below is the cornerstone of Brownell Hall, which was located on Trinity College's first campus at the present site of the State Capitol in Hartford. Built in 1845 as a dormitory, it was dedicated to the Rt. Rev. Thomas C. . . . — Map (db m124903) HM

Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the Trinity men who fought for the principles in which they believed with the Union and Confederate forces in the Civil War and of those who gave "the last full measure of devotion" . . . — Map (db m125008) HM

Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Henry Howard BrownellClass of 1841 — "Our Battle Laureate"

Served as secretary to Admiral Farragut during the Battle of Mobile Bay ——————————— This Gun formed part of the Main Battery of Admiral Farragut's Flagship . . . — Map (db m124916) HM

Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Late Eighteenth Century Sundial

From the Abbey at Storrington, Sussex, England. — Map (db m124923) HM

District of Columbia (Washington), Forest Hills — Science Has Its Traditions As Well As Its FrontiersThe Newton Apple Tree
A descendant of the original tree whose fruit gave inspirational impetus to Isaac Newton's theory of gravitational forces was nurtured by the U.S. Department of Agriculture and transplanted here on the grounds of the National Bureau of Standards on . . . — Map (db m124922) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — Anna Julia Hayward Cooper ResidenceAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 201 T Street, NW
Educator, feminist, and civil rights activist Anna Julia Hayward Cooper (1858-1964) lived here from 1916 until her death. Born in North Carolina, Cooper graduated from Oberlin College and moved to Washington in 1887 to teach Latin at the Preperatory . . . — Map (db m124921) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Rock Creek Park — JusserandBanc Commeratif Erige a la Memoir de Jean Jule Jusserand Ambassadeur de France
The granite bench before you commemorates the scholarship, wisdom and skilled diplomacy of Jean Jules Jusserand, French Ambassador to the United States from 1902 to 1925. The memorial's inscription, "Personal Tribute of Esteem and Affection" . . . — Map (db m125274) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — 14 of 17 — History in a HouseMidity at the Crossroads — Shaw Heritage Trail
If a house could talk, what tales would it tell? The private residence at 415 M Street, to your left, would tell of hundreds of Shaw residents who came here to play and worship. The house at 415 was built in the 1860s for Joseph Prather, a . . . — Map (db m125216) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Takoma — Original Federal Boundary Stone NE 2
Jurisdiction of the United States Miles 2 1792 Maryland Var. 1.12 — Map (db m125026) HM
Florida (Glades County), Moore Haven — Billie Bowlegs (III)chufí hajo — 1862 - 1965
In the Ortona cemetery, eight miles west of here, lie the remains of a noble citizen of the Seminole Tribe of Florida, a faithful representative of his people and a true friend of the white man. — Map (db m124261) HM
Florida (Polk County), Bartow — Memorial for Austin C. Welch
Austin Craig Welch, who died attempting to save Crystal E. Droz from drowning. Bartow, Fl. September 3, 2016

"Our hero, Our protector" "I got this!" — Map (db m123549) HM

Florida (Sarasota County), Nokomis — Curry Family / Wading Birds
Curry Family Roberts Bay was named for Robert Roberts, who arrived in the area in 1871 and acquired property at the mouth of the bay. His land extended southward along the coast to the southern limits of the present City of Venice. Curry . . . — Map (db m124899) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Nokomis — History of Nokomis / Fred Albee
History of Nokomis The early community between Dona Bay and Roberts Bay was part of a larger community known as Horse and Chaise. The name came from clumps of trees that reminded sailors of a horse and chaise (two-wheeled horse-drawn wagon). . . . — Map (db m124898) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Nokomis — Johnson Chapel / Albee Quarters
The original Johnson Chapel building, located on Church Street in Laurel, was moved in 1947 from the Missionary Baptist Church in Osprey to become the sanctuary for the Johnson Chapel Missionary Baptist Church in Laurel. Naming the church for their . . . — Map (db m124875) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Nokomis — Laurel Turpentine Company / Blackburn Sawmill Quarters
Laurel Turpentine Company As the turpentine industry spread through southwest Florida, landowners leased turpentine rights to contractors who hired operators for camps that would harvest gum from thousands of acres of pine woods. The Laurel . . . — Map (db m125006) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Nokomis — Shakett Creek / Estuary "the cradle of the ocean"
Shakett Creek The naming of Shakett Creek dates back to the arrival of Jesse Knight's family to Nokomis in the late 1860s. They traveled overland from northeast of Tampa with covered wagons, buggies and mounted horses. When the group reached . . . — Map (db m125018) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Nokomis — Turpentine / Venice Ice House
Turpentine Early in the 20th Century, turpentine camps were established in Nokomis and Venice. Typically black laborers cut a V-shaped “cat face” in the bark of pine trees, from which gum oozed into a clay or tin pot nailed to the . . . — Map (db m124982) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Osprey — Oscar Scherer State Park
Bequeathed by his daughter Elsa Scherer Burrows 1884-1955 in memory of her father 1856-1923 "That man may last, but never lives, who much receives, but nothing gives; whom none can love, - whom none can thank, creation's blot, . . . — Map (db m125017) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Osprey — South Creek Trestle / Oscar Scherer History
South Creek Trestle In early 1900 Seaboard Air Line Railroad (SAL) controlled 2,600 miles of track stretching from Virginia to Florida. In 1911 SAL constructed a 16.5-mile extension from Sarasota (Fruitville Junction) to Venice. The bridge . . . — Map (db m125012) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Sarasota — Palmer Ranch
After her visit to Sarasota in 1910, Mrs. Potter (Bertha) Palmer and family began buying thousands of acres in the region. One large segment extended from their Sarasota-Venice Company's Bee Ridge development south to Laurel. The present 10,000-acre . . . — Map (db m125021) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Sarasota — Railroad History
The railroad came to Venice in 1911 at the request of Mrs. Potter (Bertha) Palmer. The Seaboard Air Line (SAL) Railway extended its line from Fruitville through Bee Ridge, where the Palmer's Sarasota-Venice Company was developing land, to the . . . — Map (db m124900) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Daytona International Speedway
Known as the ”World Center of Racing,” Daytona International Speedway was founded by Bill France Sr. and officially opened its doors in 1959 for the inaugural DAYTONA 500. Thanks to the $400 million redevelopment project dabbed . . . — Map (db m124813) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1385 — 11th Tennessee Infantry RegimentSmith’s Brigade — Cheatham’s Division
Tennessee 11th Reg. Infty. Smith’s Brigade Cheatham’s Div. 1:30 P. M. Sept. 19, 1863Map (db m125239) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1389 — 16th Tennessee Infantry RegimentWright’s Brigade — Cheatham’s Division
Tennessee 16th Reg. Infty. Wright’s Brigade Cheatham’s Div. 1:30 P. M. Sept. 19, 1863Map (db m125259) HM WM

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