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By Barry Swackhamer, July 23, 2018
Roman Town Planning Marker
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — Roman Town PlanningPlanimetria e tipit romak — Periudha Romake/II Cent. AD/Roman period
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (upper left) and English (upper right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: A . . . — Map (db m126943) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The Baptistery and its mosaic pavementsPagëzimorja dhe mozaikët e dyshemeve të saj
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (upper left) and English (upper right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The . . . — Map (db m126921) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The channel-side city wallMuret e qytetit përgjatë Kanalit të Vivarit
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (top right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The . . . — Map (db m126944) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The Expansion of ButrintZgjerimi i Butrintit — Periudha Romake/II Cent. AD/Roman period
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (top right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip), text enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: By the . . . — Map (db m126918) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The Great BasilicaBazilika e Madhe
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (top right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . . — Map (db m126949) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The Lion GatePorta e Luanit
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (bottom left). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The . . . — Map (db m126951) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The Roman ForumForumi romak — Periudha Romake/I Cent. AD/Roman period
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (upper left) and English (upper right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: . . . — Map (db m126919) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The Sanctuary of AsclepiusFaltorja e Asklepit — Periudha Helenistike/III Cent. BC/Hellenistic period
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (top right). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The . . . — Map (db m126913) HM
Albania, Vlorë (county) (Municipality of Sarandé), Kasmil — The TheatreTeatri
The texts on this marker are written in Albanian (shqip) (top left) and English (center left). Only the English text has been transcribed. To read the Albanian (shqip) text, enlarge the marker image by clicking on it. English: The . . . — Map (db m126914) HM
Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Façons de France ...en Amérique / French Ways ...in Americaune charpente de colombages / a half-timbered frame — De pierre, de bois, de brique / Stone, Wood, Brick

À leur arrivée en Nouvelle-France, les colons débarquent avec armes et bagages, amenant ici les outils, les traditions et les savoir-faire de leurs contrées d'origine. Ainsi, les maçonneries en pierre de Bretagne, les colombages en . . . — Map (db m127082) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Fumée de mer / Smoke from the SeaÉmilie Rondeau — 2017

Dans la nuit du 29 mai 1914, un dense brouillard étouffe le son de la cloche de brume de l'Empress of Ireland. Quatorze minutes plus tard, le fleuve glacial engloutit le navire et 1012 de ses passages. À partir d'éléments . . . — Map (db m127342) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — La maison du commerce / The House of Commerce

À partir de la fin du XVIIIe siècle, sous la poussée de l'industrialisation, les marchands offrent des produits manufacturés. Ceux-ci sont exposés dans une salle d'échantillons avec de larges fenêtres invitant le client à . . . — Map (db m127319) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — La station de pilotage / The pilotage stationL'histoire du marin Koning / First Officer Koning's story — Parcours historique et maritime / Maritime and history route

La station de pilotage

Le fleuve Saint-Laurent est une voie d'eau dangereuse. On sait que dès 1815, pour guider les navires vers Québec, plusieurs pilotes offrent leurs services depuis Pointe-au-Père, désignée alors comme la . . . — Map (db m127181) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Le temps de s'établir / Time to Settlela construction de bois rond / round wood construction — De pierre, de bois, de brique / Stone, Wood, Brick

Les contrées de colonisation regorgent de forêts : or il faut abattre les arbres pour pouvoir cultiver la terre.

On recourt donc aux outils les plus rudimentaires —la hache du bûcheron— pour se bâtir rapidement une . . . — Map (db m127091) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — L'épave du/The Wreck of RMS Empress of Ireland

Le naufrage de ce vaisseau majestueux, le 29 mai 1914, causa la mort de 1 012 personnes, représentant la plus grave tragédie maritime de l'histoire canadienne. Son épave, au large de Sainte-Luce, constitue l'exemple le plus complet au . . . — Map (db m126935) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Les Fusiliers du St-LaurentLe soldat de la cote / The Soldiers of the Coast — Parcours historique et maritime / Maritime and history route

Le 9 avril 1869, suite à la Confédération, la première unité canadienne-française est formée; elle est composée de deux bataillons provisoires : celui du Témiscouata et celui de Rimouski. Le 1er novembre 1920, suite à . . . — Map (db m127288) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Les gardiens de phare / The lightkeepers

L'âme du phare Le gardien et son assistant participent à la sécurité de la navigation sur une section du fleuve. Prenant leur quart de travail tour à tour, ils assurent une présence 24 heures sur 24 pendant la saison de . . . — Map (db m126901) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Les pilotes / The pilots

Le plus vieux métier du pays Naviguer sur le Saint-Laurent est très risqué. Les Européens l'ont vite compris. Par conséquent, on fait appel aux pilotes depuis les débuts du Régime français. Avec le temps, le métier s'est perpétué . . . — Map (db m127133) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Maisons d'aujourd'hui / Today's Houses

Le paysage du Québec moderne est fait de bungalows; notre époque y ajoute maints petits chateâux victoriens. Peut-on encore dire de nos maisons qu'elles sont «québécoises»?

C'est un fait que la rentabilité foncière, la . . . — Map (db m127120) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Père Nouvel[Father Nouvel]

Historique

De 1961 à 1967, le plus grand traversier brise-glace de l'époque, le N.M. Père Nouvel, fut en opération entre Pointe-au-Père et Baie-Comeau. Il marqua le début d'une ère nouvelle dans le domaine du transport . . . — Map (db m127165) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Pierre des champs... pierre des villes / Stones of the fields... stones of the citiesles ouvrages de maçonnerie / the works of masonry — De pierre, de bois, de brique / Stone, Wood, Brick

L'usage de la pierre pour la construction s'est développé tout autant à la campagne qu'à la ville, bien que les autorités aient souvent contraint les citadins à construire "en dur" par mesure de protection contre les incendies. . . . — Map (db m127047) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Polyvalence / Versatility

La station à tout faire La particularité de la station de Point-au-Père était sa polyvalence. Autour de phare et du poste de pilotage, se greffaient divers services et fonctions. La station a même servi de laboratoire dans . . . — Map (db m127135) HM

Quebec (Rimouski-Neigette MRC), Rimouski — Une forêt pour sa maison / A forest for his housela construction de pièces sur pièces / the construction of pieces on pieces — De pierre, de bois, de brique / Stone, Wood, Brick

C'est surtout en milieu rural, là où les maisons étaient plus éloignées les unes des autres, que l'usage du bois pour les habitations permanentes va se généraliser.

Dès le début du 18e siècle, la maison de pièces sur pièces . . . — Map (db m126962) HM

Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), Dubrovnik — Fort Impérial - the Empire's FortFort Impérial - Carska tvrđava
Croatian: Izardena 1806.-1812. u urijeme francuske vlasti u Dubrovniku i posvećena Napoleonu I. Od 1815. do 1882. austrijska je vojska proširuje i nadograđuje. U Domovinskom rate, 1991.-1995., tvedava je postals simbol . . . — Map (db m126977) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), Dubrovnik — Grad Dubrovnik
Croatian: PLAN GRADA S OBILJEŽENIM OŠTEĆENJIMA NASTALIM U AGRESIJI JUGOSLAVENSKE ARMIJE SRBA I CRNOGORACA NA DUBROVNIK 1991-1992 GODINE English: City map with the sites of damage caused by the . . . — Map (db m126979) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) (Korčula (island)), Korčula — Marco PoloMarko Polo
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Marco Polo, the famous medieval figure, explorer, traveller and travel writer. The place of his . . . — Map (db m127112) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) (Korčula (island)), Korčula — Reconstruction of the House of Marco Polo 2015.-2020.Rekonstrucija Nuće Marka Pola 2015.-2020.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. We apologize for possible inconvenience caused by temporary works. -- The Town of Korčula . . . — Map (db m127110) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) (Korčula (island)), Korčula — Silk RoadPut Svile
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The journey of Marco Polo to China began in 1271. His father Nicola and uncle Mateo traveled a . . . — Map (db m127111) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) (Korčula (island)), Korčula — The Memorial TabletSpomen Ploča
Croatian: Oslobođenja Grada Korčule 25.IV.1941 - Talijansko-Fasisticka Okupacija 9.IX.1943 - Korčulanski P.O.Oslobodio Grad 23.IX.1943 - Njemačko - Nacistička Okupacija 13.IX.1944 - . . . — Map (db m127105) HM WM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) (Korčula (island)), Korčula — The Naval Battle in the Waters Off KorčulaPomorska Bitka u Voddama Korčule
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The famous naval battle between Venice and Genoa took place in the Pelješac Channel, along the . . . — Map (db m127109) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county) (Korčula (island)), Korčula — The Town of KorčulaGrad Korčula
is situated on the island of the same name and it encompasses administratively the settlements of Čara, Pudnat, Žmovo, Račišće and the town of Korčula itself. Korkyra Melaina, the wooded Korčula, as it was named by the . . . — Map (db m127106) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — Diocletian's Mausoleum / Cathedral of St. DujamMauzolej - Katedrala
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The mausoleum of the Emperor Diocletian was built at the beginning of the 4th century, as one of . . . — Map (db m127356) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — Jupiter Temple(Baptistery of St. John)
The Temple of Jupiter (Croatian: Jupiterov hram) is a temple dedicated to the Jupiter, Ancient Roman God of sky and thunder and king of the Gods. Temple is located in the western part of the Diocletian's palace near the Peristyle, the central square . . . — Map (db m127358) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Cambi PalacePalača Cambi
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Gothic palace of the old Split patrician family of Cambi was built in the first half of the . . . — Map (db m127414) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Church of St MartinCrkva sv. Martina
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. One of the first little churches in Diocletian's Palace, it was built in the 5th-6th century in . . . — Map (db m127415) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Ciprianis-Benedetti PalacePalača Ciprianis-Benedetti
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The palace was built in 1394 for the Split nobleman Cipriano de Ciprianis (C. Žaninić . . . — Map (db m127320) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Dragišić (De Caris) PalacePalača Dragišić (De Caris)
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. This is an originally Romanesque house of the 13th century, with Gothic and Renaissance . . . — Map (db m127417) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Golden Gate Palace
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. A Late Gothic palace of the second half of the 15th century, the design and execution of which . . . — Map (db m127416) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Karepić PalacePalača Karepić
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Renaissance palace of the patrician family of Karepić, which moved from Trogir to . . . — Map (db m127361) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Milesi PalacePalača Milesi
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. This palace in the Baroque style with the characteristic sequence of round openings for shops on . . . — Map (db m127374) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The One-time Convent of the Poor Clares of St. NicholasNedadašnji samostan klarisa sv. Nikole
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. A complex on the site of the one-time triclinium and the residential sector of Diocletian's . . . — Map (db m127322) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Pavlović PalacePalača Pavlović
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Renaissance palace of an old Split patrician family of the 16th century. It was extended in . . . — Map (db m127413) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Sulphur SpaSumporne toplice
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. This building of 1903 designed by Kamilo Tončić is an important specimen, with its . . . — Map (db m127321) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county), Split — The Town Hall
Only the English text (right) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (left), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The old Gothic town hall is the only remaining building complex that was knocked down in 1825 . . . — Map (db m127371) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Arsenal / Historical Shipyard, 14th-17th cent.Arsenal / povijesno brodogradilište, 14.-17. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The first Arsenal was built between 1292 and 1331 and it was used as a shipyard for galleys. New . . . — Map (db m127191) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Benedictine Convent and Church of St. Anthony the Abbot, 17th - 18th cent.Samostan benediktinki i crkva st. Antuna opata, 17. - 18. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Benedictine Convent has been located here since 1664, originally the residential complex of . . . — Map (db m127150) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Church of the Annunciation, 14th-17th cent.Crkva Navještenja / Anuncijata, 14.-17. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The Gothic-Renaissance church was first mentioned in the 14th cent. It had a very important role . . . — Map (db m127194) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Church of the Holy Spirit, 15th cent.Crkva sv. Duha, 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The late Gothic Church of the Holy Spirit was built at the end of the 15th cent. by the . . . — Map (db m127247) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — City Gate / Porta BadoerGradska vrata / Porta Badoer
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. City walls enclose the northern part of the city and they are connected with the Fortica fortress. . . . — Map (db m127244) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — City Walls, 15th cent.Gradske zidine, 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Building of medieval City Walls started after the decision of the Venetian authorities in 1278. . . . — Map (db m127147) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — City Walls, 15th cent.Gradske zidine, 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Building of medieval City Walls started after the decision of the Venetian authorities in 1278. . . . — Map (db m127151) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Clock Tower / Leroj, 15th cent.Kula sa atom / Leroj, 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Originally in the defensive system of the city walls, Clock Tower used to belong the Duke's . . . — Map (db m127195) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Jakša Palace, 15th cent.Palača Jakša, 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Gothic Jakša palace wast built at the end of the 15th cent. next to the southern city walls. The . . . — Map (db m127149) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Paladini Palace, lower, 15th - 19th cent.Palača Paladini, donna, 15. - 19. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. The lower Paladini Palace was built by the galley commander and knight Nikiola Paladinić in . . . — Map (db m127240) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Porta MaestraPorta Maestra
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. City walls enclose the northern part of the city and they are connected with the Frotica . . . — Map (db m127186) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — St. Mary's GateVrata sv. Marije
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. City walls enclose the northern part of the city and they are connected with the Frotica . . . — Map (db m127146) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — St. Stephen's square / Piazza, 15th cent.Trg. Sv.Stjepana / Pjaca, 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Central square in the city of Hvar or Piazza is the largest square in Dalmatia. Originally it was . . . — Map (db m127241) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Hvar — Užižić Palace (Hektorović Palace), 15th cent.Palača Užižić (palača Hektorvić), 15. st.
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Palace Užižić, earlier known as the Hektorović Palace incorrectly, was built about . . . — Map (db m127188) HM
Croatia, Split-Dalmatia (county) (Hvar (island)), Velo Grablje — Varnenica Na Roskarsnicu1914 (Lookout)
Only the English text (bottom) has been transcribed. To view the Croatian text (top), click on the marker image to enlarge and display it. Vapnenica is one of several local words denoting a limekiln, When burnt, the piled stone burns . . . — Map (db m127145) HM
Czech Republic, Plzeňský (Okres Plzeň-město), Plzeň — Díky, Ameriko!Thank You America!
(Czech Column) Diky, Ameriko! Dne 6. Května 1945 město Plzeň bylo osvobozeno Americkou Armádou (English Column) Thank You America! On May 6th 1945 the city of Plzeň was liberated . . . — Map (db m126920) WM
Denmark, Region Hovedstaden (Københavns Kommune), Copenhagen — Hovedbygningen / Main BuildingKøbenhavns Universitet / University Of Copenhagen
På dette sted opførte universitetet efter reformationen i 1536 sin første hovedbygning, som nedbrændte under Københavns brand i 1728. Efter at være genopført nedbrændte den igen under englændernes bombardement i 1807.

Den nuværende . . . — Map (db m127263) HM

Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — Hans Christian Andersen - School
"Her løb jeg om med træskoe paa og gik i fattigskole —"

Her var indtil aar 1847 byens fattiggaard og fattigskole

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(English translation:)

"Here I ran on wooden shoes and went to a school for the . . . — Map (db m127249) HM

Denmark, Syddanmark (Odense Kommune), Odense — The Oldest Kingdom of the World
Once upon a time - a thousand years ago - there was a king of Denmark named Gorm the Old. All through the years his family has ruled the oldest kingdom of the world, and the present Queen Margareth II is a descendant of the old King Gorm. — Map (db m127254) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Hof CastellMarktplatz 1
Im Mittelalter stand hier 1317 erstmals urkundlich erwähnte "Gressenhof". Der Renaissancebau stammt aus der 2. Hälfte des 16. Jahrhdts. Von 1830 bis 1945 "Hotel Mittelsbacher Hof". Am 16. März 1945 durch Bomben zerstört. 1955 zu . . . — Map (db m127267) HM
Israel, Southern District, Mitspe Ramon — The Human Spirit and the Spirit of the Earth"Thine are the heavens, thine also the earth" (Psalm 89:11)
Even from space, Makhtesh Ramon appears as a masterpiece of the spirit of the earth. This is the genesis landscape from which Ilan Ramon's name is taken. This is the most fitting place to commemorate the Space Shuttle Columbia crew, who perished on . . . — Map (db m126980) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Irapuato), Irapuato — Irapuato Cathedral
Catedral de Irapuato Su construcción es del siglo XVIII y fue originalmente dedicada a la Purísima Concepción de María. De estilo barroco. El Archivo eclesiástico contiene actas de bautizo desde el año de 1640. El atrio fue retirado . . . — Map (db m127335) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Irapuato), Irapuato — Saint Joseph Church
Templo de San José El templo de San José fue conocido en sus inicios como “Templo del Patriarca Sr. San José de los Indios Otomíes” aunque datos fidedignos sugieren una previa construcción de la Capilla de la Virgen del . . . — Map (db m127337) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Irapuato), Irapuato — Temple of Solitude
Templo de la Soledad Nació como humilde capilla y es uno de los edificios mas antiguos de Irapuato La construcción actual data del siglo XVIII. En documentos de 1710 ya se menciona su dedicación a la Virgen de la Soledad. Ha sufrido . . . — Map (db m127385) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Irapuato), Irapuato — Temple of the Convent
Templo del Convento Data de 1779. Se funda gracias a lo dispuesto en el testamento de Ramón Barreto de Tábora, quien dona el solar donde se construye este convento, así como el capital para erigir los altares y la obtención de . . . — Map (db m127339) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Irapuato), Irapuato — Temple of the Convent / Temple of the Third Order
Templo del Convento Data de 1779. Se funda gracias a lo dispuesto en el testamento de Ramón Barreto de Tábora, quien dona el solar donde se construye este convento, así como el capital para erigir los altares y la obtención de . . . — Map (db m127341) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Irapuato), Irapuato — Temple of the Third Order
Templo de la Tercera Orden Fue construido gracias a la donación del terreno y dinero de doña Inés de Oropeza, viuda de don José López Gutiérrez, en el año de 27 de mayo de 1737. Dedicado inicialmente a San Buenaventura. La Iglesia . . . — Map (db m127340) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Villagrán), Villagrán — Temple of the Most Holy Conception
Templo de la Santísima Concepción Se dio principio a la construcción de este temple el dia 23 de abril de 1868 y se termino el 29 de junio de 1913. Habiendose hecho todos los trabajos bajo la dirección del maestro Vicente Tovar y su . . . — Map (db m127336) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Villagrán), Villagrán — The Route of Hidalgo
El Gobernador del Estado de Guanajuato Lic. Juan Manuel Oliva Ramírez y el H. Ayuntamiento de Villagrán en el marco de los Festejos del Bicentenario Restauran la Estela de la libertad que simboliza la Ruta de la Independencia Villagrán, . . . — Map (db m127262) WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Ezequiel Montes), Villa Progreso — The Temple of Saint Michael ArchangelVilla Progreso
Templo de San Miguel Arcángel Se inicia su construcción en el año de 1649, y es hasta el año de 1718 que es terminada. La devoción a San Miguel Arcángel surgió a raíz de que los Misioneros Franciscanos del actual municipio de . . . — Map (db m127072) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Bronze Map of the City of Santiago de Querétaro
1. La Muy Noble y Leal Ciudad de Santiago de Querétaro El siglo XVI fue testigo de un constante movimiento poblacional en toda la Nueva España, específicamente para el actual territorio queretano. Éste contaba con poblamientos . . . — Map (db m126873) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Tequisquiapan), Tequisquiapan — The Legend of the Baroness
Leyenda de la Baronesa En el mes de Mayo de 1803, el Antiguo Colegio De La Propaganda en Querétaro publicaba una "noticia interesante": La visita al pueblo de Tequisquiapan del Barón Alexander Von Humboldt y daba nuevas luces sobre la . . . — Map (db m127080) HM
United Kingdom, England (Lothian), Edinburgh — Forewall Battery
Forewall Battery 1544 Rebuilt By King James V On The Line Of The Medieval Defences The Guns Were Made About 1810. — Map (db m126937) HM
United Kingdom, England (Lothian), Edinburgh — Half-Moon Battery
Half-Moon Battery 1573-88 A Mighty Artillery Fortification Built After The Long Siege Of 1571-73 To Protect The Royal Palace From Bombardment David's Tower, The Residence Of Robert Bruce's Son, King David II (1329-71), Lies . . . — Map (db m126938) HM
United Kingdom, England (Lothian), Edinburgh — New Barracks
New Barracks 1796-99 The Largest Structure In The Castle, Built To Accommodate A Battalion Of 600 Men With Their Officers. — Map (db m126941) HM
United Kingdom, England (Lothian), Edinburgh — Queen Anne Building
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United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh — Spire of this Church
The Spire of this Church Was Destroyed by the Great Fire November MDCCCXXIV and Rebuilt A.D.   MDCCCXXVIII The Right Honble. Walter Brown Lord Provost — Map (db m127062) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — A Hidden Haven
Cala air Falach A Hidden Haven The castle and its peninsula still shelter Dunstaffnage Bay from the worst of the westerly winds. They also hid moored vessels from the view of potential attackers. Tides of Fortune For several . . . — Map (db m127407) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — A Towering Outlook
Sealladh Àrd A Towering Outlook The superb strategic location of the castle within a network of coastal strongholds, gave it panoramic views in all directions. No vessel — or marching army — could approach Dunstaffnage without . . . — Map (db m127411) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — Behind the Walls
Air cùl Bhallachan Behind the Walls You can see how these high walls and the single entrance made the castle safe. Its life as a private residence lasted until 1888, when most of its buildings were in ruins. Changing Times, Changing . . . — Map (db m127409) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — Core of the Castle
Cridhe a’ Chasteil Core of the Castle This courtyard was the heart of a busy, well-defended community. At one time, there was a drawbridge to stop uninvited visitors from getting in. A Safe Shelter The castle in the early . . . — Map (db m127406) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — Dunstaffnage Castle
Fàilte do Chaisteal Dhùn Staidhinis Welcome to Dunstaffnage Castle Duncan MacDougall built this fortress as a statement of his status as Lord of Lorn. It is one of Scotland's oldest stone castles and guards the approaches to Loch Etive. . . . — Map (db m127402) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — Justice and Joviality
Ceartas is Cuirmean Justice and Joviality The great hall occupied the whole floor above you. It was the hub of the castle, where the Lord of Lorn sat in banquets in the evening. Gone is the Grandeur The great hall was part of . . . — Map (db m127405) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Dunbeg — Watching, Waiting and Warning
Air Faire Watching, Waiting and Warning Soldiers on the wall walk scanned sea and land for enemy attacks and alerted their officers in the guard room above you. Firing Through Fishtails When the castle was built, arrow slits . . . — Map (db m127412) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Oban — Homecoming Scotland
Tilleadh Guiseppe Alba, 2009 Chuir Comhairle Earra-Ghàidheal agus Bhòid agus muinntir an Obain Fàilte air a h-uile duine a thàinig dhachaigh Samuel bhliadhna shònraichte seo. Am Mòd Nàiseanta Rìoghail, an t-Òban 2009 Creathall a’ Mhòid . . . — Map (db m127368) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Oban — Robert Barbour McKelvie, M.D.
Robert Barbour McKelvie, M.D. Medical Officer to the Parishes of Lismore and Appin 1860 – 1875 Kilmore and Kilbridge 1875 – 1901 “A Man He Was To All The Country Dear” Erected by His . . . — Map (db m127365) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Oban — Royal Visit to Oban
This Plaque Was Unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth On the Occasion of Her Visit to the Burgh of Oban 13th August — Map (db m127366) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Argyll and Bute), Oban — The Burg of Oban
Oban The Burgh of Oban Established by Charter of resignation novodamus and erection under the Great Seal -17th July 1811 Bicentenary commemoration -12th July 2011 The Princess Royal unveiled this commemorative plaque at the behest of . . . — Map (db m127367) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland, Edinburgh — Royal Palace
Royal Palace The Residence Of The Stewart Kings And Queens In The 15th & 16th Centuries. The Birthplace Of King James VI In 1566 And The Home Of The Scottish Crown Jewels — Map (db m127003) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Balchraggan — Academy of Applied Science
Academy of Applied Science Academy of Applied Science Loch Ness Research Team United Kingdom Volunteer Associates Harold and Esther Edgerton · Charles Finkelstein · Martin Klein · John and Annabelle Lothrop · Howard and Ruth Curtis · Tim . . . — Map (db m127390) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Balchraggan — One of Our Aircraft
One of Our Aircraft On the 21st Sept 1985 Wellington Bomber N2980 'R' for Robert was recovered, from a depth of 70 metres at a location 200 metres directly off shore from this point. The Wimpy was RAF Bomber Commands mainstay in the early years . . . — Map (db m127401) HM WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Balchraggan — The Magic of Loch Ness
The Magic of Loch Ness Mòralachd Loch Nis Welcome to the loch with the monster Fàilte gu loch an uile-bheist Did you know that … St Columba is said to have seen the Loch's elusive monster in the 6th century. But even recent detective . . . — Map (db m127395) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Balchraggan — The Majesty of Loch Ness
The Majesty of Loch Ness Mòralachd Loch Nis Welcome to a monster of a loch Fàilte gu uile-bheist de locha Did you know that... Loch Ness (Nis - possibly a person's name) holds more water than all the lakes and reservoirs in England? . . . — Map (db m127393) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit — Glen Urquhart War Memorial
Ladich a’ Chlinne a thuit’san arach In Affectionate and grateful Memory of the Glen Urquhart Men Who fell in the Great War 1914 - 1918 Major Ian Mackay. · Cap. John Urquhart. · Cap. James Ogilvie Grant Earl of Seafield · Lt J. MacD. . . . — Map (db m127305) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit — John Cobb
John Cobb – World Speed Record Challenger – and – Glen Urquhart In 1952 John Cobb, who already held the World Land-Speed Record, stayed in Glen Urquhart whilst making his attempt on the World Water-Speed Record on Loch Ness. . . . — Map (db m127171) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit — John Cobb Memorial
On the waters of Loch Ness John Cobb having travelled at 206 miles per hour in an attempt to gain the World’s Water Speed Record lost his life in this bay Sept. 29th. 1952 This memorial is erected as a tribute to the memory of . . . — Map (db m127174) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — A Castle for All Seasons
A Castle for All Seasons Urquhart was transformed many times during its long history, shaped and reshaped by its owners' changing needs and circumstances. 1. The Pictish Hill Fort The first defences could date from before St Columba's . . . — Map (db m127302) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — A Highland Icon
A Highland Icon ‘S a bhaidealan àrda Air sgàineadh o chèil’ ‘S chan eil eachdraidh no seanchas A dh'fhàg dearbhadh o chèin Air an àl chuir an àird e No dhaingnich a stèidh Òran do Ghleann urchadain — Tòmas an Todhair . . . — Map (db m127243) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — Destroying the Gatehouse
Destroying the Gatehouse Blocks of masonry were thrown here by an explosion in 1692 that ended the castle's long military career. Its garrison deliberately destroyed the gatehouse to prevent their Jacobite enemies from holding the medieval fortress . . . — Map (db m127246) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — Doocot
Doocot This beehive-shaped home for pigeons was built in the 1500s torovide fresh meat and eggs during the harsh winter months. Four of its stone nesting boxes survive. John Grant was required to build a 'dove grove' under the terms of the . . . — Map (db m127296) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — Ghosts of Urquhart’s Past
Ghosts of Urquhart’s Past Urquhart Castle is a jigsaw puzzle with most of the pieces missing. Walls have been demolished and new ones raised many times during the last 1,500 years. Timber buildings have rotted away entirely. Stone Free . . . — Map (db m127294) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — Loch Ness and the Great Glen
Loch Ness and the Great Glen Urquhart guards the Great Glen, An Gleann Mòr in Gaelic, that runs 73 miles (117km) from coast to coast. People have sought to control this route since ancient times. The castle commands Loch Ness as well as . . . — Map (db m127304) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Chapel
The Chapel On the rocky knoll above you are the foundations of what may have been Urquhart's chapel. The laird and his family needed somewhere private to hear Mass and receive Holy Communion from a priest. From Worship to Warfare There . . . — Map (db m127253) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Gatehouse
The Gatehouse This once mighty structure protected the weakest point in Urquhart's defences — its main entrance. Attackers had to negotiate the rock-cut ditch that was crossed by a drawbridge you can see where its pillars once fitted, . . . — Map (db m127248) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Grant Tower
The Grant Tower This tower was built some time after King James IV gave Urquhart to John Grant of Freuchie in 1509. It was reward for supporting the monarch in his struggle against the MacDonald Lords of the Isles. The King's Gift . . . — Map (db m127258) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Great Hall
The Great Hall Lavish banquets with music, dancing and storytelling were staged in the building before you. This was where Urquhart's lord or his constable entertained guests and showed off their wealth and status. It was also where they . . . — Map (db m127255) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Great Kitchen
The Great Kitchen This room was alive with the sights, sounds and smells of a great medieval kitchen. It was where the culinary creations enjoyed by the 14th-century lord and his guests were concocted. The discovery of an older kitchen rubbish . . . — Map (db m127250) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Great Raid of 1545
The Great Raid of 1545 In 1545, a MacDonald-led force stormed Urquhart. Over the next month they systematically stripped the castle and Glen Urquhart of everything of value. The loot was carried away down the Great Glen. They burned what they could . . . — Map (db m127252) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The New Kitchen
The New Kitchen Hearty Highland meals may have been prepared here for the residents of the Grant Tower. The building was part of a small complex added to the castle when it was rebuilt in the 1500s. The old kitchen block had been demolished by . . . — Map (db m127257) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Private Chamber
The Private Chamber The laird of Grant probably entertained close friends here on the first floor and had his bed on the second. Servants may have slept above. All In the Family The Grants were based in Strathspey, southeast of . . . — Map (db m127259) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Service Close
The Service Close In the 1300s, you would have seen men and women making and repairing clothes, heard wood being worked into furniture and smelt ale being brewed around here. The service close was sited away from the main castle buildings and . . . — Map (db m127291) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Stables
The Stables These walls may have echoed with the clatter of horses' hooves. Close to the gatehouse, this was the ideal spot for the castle's stables. Carrying a Heavy Load Riding horses or ‘coursours' carried nobles; pack horses or . . . — Map (db m127260) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Trebuchet
The Trebuchet To breach the walls of a castle as mighty as Urquhart, an attacker needed siege engines. Most fearsome was the trebuchet, a type of giant catapult that could hurl massive stone balls hundreds of metres. There is no record of . . . — Map (db m127245) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — The Water Gate
The Water Gate This gate linked Urquhart to the outside world. When roads were almost nonexistent, it was easier for people to travel along the loch by boat. Everything the castle needed came through the water gate, including exotic imports . . . — Map (db m127293) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Drumnadrochit, Inverness — Urquhart the Defiant
Urquhart the Defiant Urquhart was held by some of the most powerful men in medieval Scotland and forged a reputation as a virtually impregnable fortress during the Wars of Independence. A New Castle This is the oldest part of the . . . — Map (db m127301) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Invergarry — The Bridge of Oich
The Bridge of Oich The Old Bridge Is Swept Away In 1849 floods swept through the Great Glen, breaching the Caledonian Canal behind you and destroying the stone bridge over the River Oich. It took five years before its replacement, this bridge, was . . . — Map (db m127330) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Inverness — Chapel Yard Cemetery
Chapel Yard Cemetery Cladh Leas A’ Chaibeil The Chapel Yard Cemetery is one of three old burial grounds in Inverness city centre. The others are at Friars Street and the Old High Church. The Chapel Yard or St Mary's Cemetery was probably . . . — Map (db m127329) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Inverness — Flora MacDonald
Flora MacDonald Fhad’s a dh’ fhàsas flùr air machair Mairidh cliù Nathaniel h-ainnir chaoimh. — — “The preserver of Prince Charles Edward Stuart will be mentioned in history, and if courage and fidelity be . . . — Map (db m127373) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Inverness — Inverness Castle
Inverness Castle Sheriff courthouse and county hall built 1834 · William Burn architect · Here stood the king’s castle in the 12th century when David 1st founded the Royal Burgh of Inverness · The early timber castle was replaced by a high stone . . . — Map (db m127369) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Inverness — Inverness Castle Timeline
Before the first bridge was built across the Ness in the 12th century, Castle Street was the main route in and out of Inverness. In those days it was called the Doomsdale or the ‘valley of judgement’. The ‘motte’ has been home to several . . . — Map (db m127370) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Inverness-shire), Inverness — Upstream, downsteam
Upstream, downstream Suas an abhainn, sìos an abhainn Look upstream to spot the places among the green spaces. Highland cathedral   Cathair-eaglais Ghàidhealach St Andrew's Episcopal Cathedral (1874) is the first new cathedral in Britain . . . — Map (db m127375) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Adam Black
Adam Black Lord Provost and Member of Parliament For the City of Edinburgh Born 1784   Died 1874 — Map (db m127049) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Alexander & Bucephalus
Alexander & Bucephalus Presented to the City by the Subscribers, 1884 — Map (db m126993) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Calton Hill
Calton Hill Edinburgh’s First Public Park Welcome to Calton Hill Formed by violent volcanic activity 340 million years ago and gouged by glaciers during the Ice Age, Calton Hill has a long and fascinating history. In 1724 the Town . . . — Map (db m127020) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Deacon Brodie’s
Deacon Brodie’s William Brodie, Deacon of Wrights and Masons of Edinburgh was the son of a cabinet maker in the Lawnmarket. He was born in Brodie’s Close and hanged near St Giles both places being just a few steps from the tavern which now . . . — Map (db m126988) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Doctors
Doctors The area in which the Doctors now stands is associated with some of Edinburgh's famous historical events, namely in 1613, the construction of the Flodden Wall, built to keep the English invaders out, and Edinburgh's first large scale . . . — Map (db m127101) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Dog Cemetery
Dog Cemetery The Small Garden Below Has Been Used Since Queen Victoria's Reign (1837-1901) As A Burial Place For Regimental Mascots And Officers' Dogs — Map (db m126932) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Dugald Stewart Monument
Calton Hill Edinburgh’s First Public Park Welcome to Calton Hill Dugald Stewart Monument Built: 1831 Architect: William H. Mayfair This monument commemorates another key player of the Scottish Enlightenment, Dugald Stewart. . . . — Map (db m127021) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Earl Haig
Earl Haig This Statue Was Presented To The City Of Edinburgh By Sir Dhunjibhoy Bomanji Of Bombay In Admiration Of The Services Rendered To The British Empire By The Field Marshal ( another marker on the plinth ) This . . . — Map (db m126983) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Edinburgh Municipal Building
The Foundation Stone Of this Part of the Edinburgh Municipal Building Was Laid on 6th June 1901 By the Right Honourable James Steel, Lord Provost. ------------------------- The New Council Chamber Was Opened 19th January 1904, . . . — Map (db m127061) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — From Here Health
Hinc Sanitas From Here Health This Sculpture by Mr Denys Mitchell Was Unveiled by The Right Honourable Norman Irons Lord Provost of Edinburgh On 6 December 1994 — Map (db m127013) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — George Davie
George Davie (1912 – 2007), philosopher and author of The Democratic Intellect, introduced to each other Hugh MacDiarmid (1892 - 1978), author of the Scots poem A Drunk Man Looks at the Thistle, and Sorley MacLean (1911 – . . . — Map (db m127016) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Greyfriars Bobby
‘Bobby’ was the name of a Skye Terrier who belonged to John Gray, a night watchman for the Edinburgh Police The two were inseparable for two years. However, in February 1858 Gray died of tuberculosis He was buried in Greyfriars Kirkyard Bobby, who . . . — Map (db m126984) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Greyfriars Bobby
A Tribute To The Affectionate Fidelity Of Greyfriars Bobby In 1858 This Faithful Dog Followed The Remains Of His Master To Greyfriars Churchyard And Lingered Near The Spot Util His Death In 1872. With Permission Erected By The . . . — Map (db m126987) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — James Braidwood
James Braidwood 1800 - 1861 James Braidwood 1800 - 1861 Father of the British Fire Service This statue is dedicated to the memory of James Braidwood, a pioneer of the scientific approach to fire-fighting. It also recognises the courage and . . . — Map (db m126994) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — King’s Own Scottish Borderers Memorial
In Memory of Officers, Non-Commissioned Officers and Men Who Whilst Serving with the King’s Own Scottish Borderers (the Edinburgh Regiment) Gave Their Lives for Their Country during the Following Campaigns Afghanistan 1878 – 1880.   Egypt . . . — Map (db m127018) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Lodging of Sir Simon Preston
M 1567 R On this site stood the lodging of Sir Simon Preston of Craigmillar, Provost of the City of Edinburgh 1566-7 in which lodging Mary Queen of Scotland after her surrender to the Confederate Lords at Carberry Hill, spent her last night in . . . — Map (db m126992) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Nelson Monument
Calton Hill Edinburgh’s First Public Park Welcome to Calton Hill The Nelson Monument Built: 1807 – 1816 Architect: Robert Burn Rising over 30 metres high, the Nelson Monument commemorates the naval hero Admiral Horatio . . . — Map (db m127022) HM WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — North Bridge
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United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Ordnance Storehouse
Ordnance Storehouse 1753 One Of Two Warehouses For Arms And Military Equipment Built To Designs By General William Skinner Chief Engineer In North Britain And Creator Of Fort George The Great Garrison Fortress Of The Highlands . . . — Map (db m126982) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Robert Louis Stephenson
In memory of Robert Louis Stephenson, 1850 — 1894, son and student of Edinburgh. “ and when I remembered all that I hoped and feared as I pickled about Rutherford’s in the rain and the east wind; how I feared I should make a mere . . . — Map (db m127015) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Scott Monument
Scott Monument View My Edinburgh Sir Walter Scott 1771 — 1832 Scottish historical novelist playwright and poet Timeline 1771 — Walter Scott born on 15 August in Edinburgh 1789-92 — studies law at the University of . . . — Map (db m127058) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — Scottish National War Memorial
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United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The City Chambers
The City Chambers formerly The Royal Exchange Designed by John Adam, the eldest of the Adam Brothers, this building was erected 1753 — 1761 as an exchange and customs house. In 1811 it became the city chambers when the town council moved . . . — Map (db m126991) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The High Street Wellhead
The High Street Wellhead The original wellhead or cistern in this position, probably of around 1675, had a chequered history. It was seriously damaged by a horse-drawn fire engine in January 1897 and rebuilt. The cisterns provided water from . . . — Map (db m127012) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The Lawnmarket Wellhead
The Lawnmarket Wellhead This wellhead or cistern, was built in 1835. It probably replaced a cistern of around 1675, removed when George IV bridge was built. The cisterns provided water from Comiston Springs via the Castlehill Reservoir for . . . — Map (db m126989) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The Portugese Cannon
Calton Hill Edinburgh’s First Public Park Welcome to Calton Hill The Portugese Cannon This brass cannon has travelled all over the world. Cast in the early 15th century, with the Royal Arms of Spain on its barrel, the cannon was . . . — Map (db m127023) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The Royal Oak
The Royal Oak Award winning home of traditional music After the defeat of James the IV and defeat of the Scots by the English at the Battle of Flodden, a great wall was built from the castle around what is now called the 'Old Town'. . . . — Map (db m127068) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The Scott Monument
The Scott Monument This plaque and stone commemorate the restoration of the nearby memorial to one of Scotland’s greatest writers Sir Walter Scott (1771 – 1832). The Monument was built between 1840 and 1846 with stone from the Binny . . . — Map (db m127051) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — The Scott Monument
The Scott Monument Erected 1840 – 44 to the Memory of Sir Walter Scott   Bart. 1771 — 1832 Born in Edinburgh, Lawyer and Ardent Patriot, He Won Enduring Fame as a Romantic Poet and The Author of the Waverly Novels This . . . — Map (db m127055) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — William Chambers
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United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — William Henry Playfair
This Statue Of William Henry Playfair 1790 – 1857 was erected by James and Amanda Garden · Kenneth and Julia Greig · Bruce and Caroline Minto · Walter and Norma Nimmo · Malcolm Offord · David and Judy Shaw · David and Terri Warnock · . . . — Map (db m127094) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — William McEwan
The University of Edinburgh in honour of William McEwan 1827 – 1913 MP, Founder of McEwan’s Brewery, Benefactor of the Medical School and Graduation Hall — Map (db m127069) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), Edinburgh — William Nicholson
William Nicholson ( 1824 – 1909 ) Distiller, Politician, Cricket Player, Benefactor This alehouse is part of the Nicholson's heritage collection. They're all different, yet they all owe something to the man who founded them. William . . . — Map (db m126985) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), South Queensferry — A Rough Ride
A Rough Ride 18th century travellers must have welcomed the sight of the Hawes Inn at the end of their bumpy nine mile journey from Edinburgh by stagecoach. The unsurfaced roads were often muddy and full of ruts. "One unfortunate party were . . . — Map (db m127103) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), South Queensferry — Briggers Memorial
To the men known to have died building the Forth Bridge ( The memorial lists the names, ages and occupations of 73 men, known as 'Briggers'. ) ( inscribed on the pavement around the memorial ) The Forth Bridge was built . . . — Map (db m127104) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), South Queensferry — In Gratitude
By the Magistrates & Town Council in Gratitude for the Liberality and Kindness of Archibald John Earl of Rosebery Provost of this Burgh to Whom The Inhabitants are Indebted For a Bleaching Green & This Supply of Water 1817 Restored . . . — Map (db m127166) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), South Queensferry — John Reid
In Memory Of John Reid Provost of the Burgh Of South Queensferry 1884 - 1899 — Map (db m127170) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), South Queensferry — Queensbury War Memorial
In Memory of the Men Of Queensferry Who Fell in The Great War Louis Anderson · William Bain · Alexander Begbie · James Campbell · Melville Christie · Patrick Connolly · Harold Crawford · James Davidson · Thomas Duncan · George Earle · Thomas . . . — Map (db m127168) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Lothian), South Queensferry — The Royal Navy in the Forth
The Royal Navy In The Forth During World War I In March 1903, the British Government announced that Rosyth Dockyard, a new naval port and base, would be built at St Margaret's Hope on the north side of the Forth, but the main works did not . . . — Map (db m127102) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Cromarty — HMS Natal
HMS Natal — A Naval warrior destroyed HMS Natal was a Warrior class Cruiser of 13,550 tons with a complement of 704 officers and men. She was launched at Barrow-in-Furness on 30th September 1905 and had a distinguished peacetime career. This . . . — Map (db m127323) HM WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Cromarty — James Thomson
Cromarty Community Council Birthplace of James Thomson M.D. 1823 – 1854 A Good Samaritan to wounded enemy Russians at the Battle of Alma In the Crimean War — Map (db m127307) HM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Dingwall — Dingwall Boer War Memorial
Erected By The Officers Non-Commissioned Officers and Men Past and Present of the Seaforth Highlanders Ross-Shire Buffs, the Duke of Albany’s In Memory of Their Comrades Who Lost Their Lives in South Africa 1899 – 1902 Killed in . . . — Map (db m127324) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Dingwall — Dingwall Great Wars Memorial
In Memory of Officers N.C.O’s and Men Of the Royal Burgh and Parish of Dingwall Who Fell in the Great Wars 1914 – 1918 And 1939 – 1945. How Bless’d How Glorious They Who Bravely Fall Their Lives Devoted At Their Country’s . . . — Map (db m127325) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Dingwall — Seaforth Highlanders Memorial
For Their Country In Memory of the Following Officers, N.C.O. & Men of The Seaforth Highlanders Who Were Killed In Action at Fontaine-Notre Dame On the 21st & 22nd November 1917 Capt. A.K. Fraser. M.C. · Capt. A.M. MacDonald, D.S.O. . . . — Map (db m127326) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Dingwall — Sergt. John Meikle
In Memory of Sergt. John Meikle V.C.M.M. Late Clerk at Nitshill Station Who Enlisted in H.M. Forces (Seaforth Highlanders) 8th February 1915 During the Great War and was Killed In Action on 20th July 1918 Erected by His Railway . . . — Map (db m127327) WM
United Kingdom, Scotland (Ross and Cromarty), Munlochy — Knockbain Great Wars Memorial
To the Glory of God and in Grateful Remembrance Of the Officers Non-com Officers And Men from the Parish of Knockbain Who Gave Their Lives For King and Country In the Great Wars 1914 – 1919 and 1939 – 1945 . . . — Map (db m127328) WM
United Kingdom, Wales, Cardiff — Cardiff CastlePresented to the City of Cardiff by the Fifth Marquess of Bute
English: Cardiff Castle's history began with the first Roman fortress built in the 1st C. The Norman Conquest in the 11th C. brought impressive fortifications. In the 19th C. the apartments were extended for the 3rd Marquess of . . . — Map (db m127009) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Rosa Parks Returns to St. Paul AME / Rosa Parks's Faith Guided Her Life
Rosa Parks Returns to St. Paul AME Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, passed away in Detroit on Oct. 24, 2005 at the age of 92. Six days later, dressed in the uniform of an AME deaconess, her body arrived . . . — Map (db m127280) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — St. Paul A.M.E. Church
By the turn of the twentieth century, African Americans were gathering on Hardaway Street in a brush arbor to worship. In 1907, they incorporated what is now known as St. Paul African Methodist Episcopal Church, with Rev. Felix Strum serving as the . . . — Map (db m127279) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — The Decatur DailyA Century of Service / Four Generations of Sheltons
A Century of Service The Decatur Daily newspaper began publication in the basement of a building on the northeast corner of Moulton Street and Second Avenue on Feb. 26, 1912 to serve the adjacent towns of Decatur and New Decatur. Its web . . . — Map (db m127338) HM
Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), McCalla — "Hot Pot", Ensley Worksca 1920s
Sometimes called a slag ladle or cinder pot, this relic from U.S. Steel's Ensley Works was used as a part of a eight-car train to move slag from the furnaces to the slag dump. A single car could hold up to 15 tons. Pot manufactured at U.S. . . . — Map (db m126995) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 934 — Santa Anita During World War II
Early in 1942 the US government designated Santa Anita Park for special usage during the war years. Pursuant to Executive Order 9066 signed by President Franklin D. Roosevelt, from March 30, 1942 until October 27, 1942 the facility was used as . . . — Map (db m126892) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Chatsworth — Garden of the GodsIverson Movie Ranch
Garden of the Gods was part of the Iverson Movie Ranch which flourished from 1912 until the late 1960s, the golden era of the "B” Western movies. This site was known as the "most shot up location in movie history.” Hollywood . . . — Map (db m127037) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 18 — Capitol Records Building
The world's first circular office structure was designed to resemble a stack of 45 rpm records. Artists recording in its studios since its completion in 1956 have included such luminaries as Frank Sinatra, Nat King Cole, Peggy Lee, Dean Martin, the . . . — Map (db m127027) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 170 — Hancock ParkLa Brea Pits
Presented to The Citizens of Los Angeles County In December 1916 by Captain Allan Hancock With a request that the scientific features be preserved First historic reference to the tar pools Recorded in the diary of . . . — Map (db m126874) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Pershing Square
A portion of the area of El Pueblo de Los Angeles, established during the governorship of Felipe de Neve in 1781. Dedicated as “Public Square” by city ordinance, 1866. Named Central Park in 1893. Renamed in 1918 in honor of John J. . . . — Map (db m127309) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 22 — Site of the Vine Street Brown Derby
The most famous Hollywood restaurant of its day, the Brown Derby opened Valentine's Day, 1929. Owner Robert Cobb was also the inventor of the Cobb Salad. He originated furnishing telephones at tables during mealtime. Celebrities’ popularity was . . . — Map (db m127028) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 536 — The Oldest University Building in Southern California
Dedicated on September 4, 1880, this original building of the University of Southern California has been continuously in use for educational purposes since its doors were first opened to students on October 6, 1880, by the university's first . . . — Map (db m126924) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — 887 — Pasadena Playhouse
Considered Elmer Grey's outstanding design, the Pasadena Playhouse, an excellent example of Spanish Colonial Revival architecture, opened on May 18, 1925. The first in America to stage Shakespeare's 37 plays, the Playhouse has provided the theatre . . . — Map (db m126948) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Rosemead — 1046 — Savannah Memorial Park
Established in 1851, on the spot where Henry Dalton’s land grant showed "the American graveyard”, Savannah was the first public burial site used by settlers who came to the San Gabriel Valley by wagon train. Many of these pioneers were . . . — Map (db m127025) HM
California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — Fort MacArthur / 500 Varas Square Historic DistrictPort of Los Angeles
Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, exploring for Spain, discovered Alta California and named San Pedro Bay, “Bahia de los Fumos” (Bay of Smokes), October 1542. The smoke on the Bay shore came from the native Suang-Na Indian Fires. Sebastian . . . — Map (db m127129) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Woodland Hills — 939 — Old Trapper's Lodge
Old Trapper's Lodge is one of California's remarkable twentieth century folk art environments. It represents the life work of John Ehn (1897-1981), a self-taught artist who wished to pass on a sense of the Old West. Derived from personal . . . — Map (db m127345) HM
California (San Bernardino County), Colton — 121 — Agua Mansa
This historic site marks the resting place of the pioneers of the Agua Mansa area which was started about 1840. The preservation of this cemetery began in 1951. — Map (db m127154) HM
California (San Bernardino County), Ontario — Olive MillGraber Olive House
This mill was used in the early days of California. Olives were placed in the large vessel and crushed by the solid granite wheels, weighing about 12,000 lbs. The crushed olives were pushed into burlap sacks that were placed over the gate. The . . . — Map (db m127363) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — David Charles Collier
A Man of Vision - A Dynamic Leader - A Developer and Builder A Great and Lovable Character The Creative Genius Of The Panama-California Exposition Of 1915 An Inspiration to the Citizens of Today. — Map (db m127131) HM
California (San Luis Obispo County), McKittrick — Painted Rock
Rising above the Carrizo Plain is Painted Rock, an important cultural and spiritual site to California’s native peoples. Most of the pictographs, or painted images found on Painted Rock, are characteristic of the Chumash who lived on the Channel . . . — Map (db m126610) HM
California (San Mateo County), Hillsborough — The Last Stagecoach Hold-Up In San Mateo County
Near this location on Aug.17, 1905, a masked desperado described as "nine feet high and armed with a small canon" stopped the Half Moon Bay Stagecoach. He angrily demanded driver Ed Campbell to throw down the Wells Fargo Co.'s treasure box, Levy . . . — Map (db m126865) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Thompson — Thompson Civil and Spanish War Memorial
Dedicated by the Town of Thompson to its Soldiers of The Civil and Spanish Wars *** Names not transcribed *** — Map (db m127278) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Thompson — Thompson Revolutionary War Memorial
In Memoriam Soldiers of The Revolutionary War Who rest in this yard

William Alton · Issachar Bates · Aaron Bixby · Bryant Brown · Gardner Bartholomew · Elijah Carpenter · Jonathan Copeland · Capt. Stephen Crosby · Elijah Crosby · Lieut. . . . — Map (db m127076) HM WM

District of Columbia (Washington), Cathedral Heights — The Kengla Farms
Until the 1920s, Cathedral Heights was richer in cows than people. The neighborhood was carved into plots of woodland and farms, including nearly 30 acres owned by Henry Kengla on which the Westchester Cooperative Apartments now stand. The Kengla . . . — Map (db m126975) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), North Cleveland Park — 3700 Quebec Street Northwest
This property was designed and built, 1925, by David Lynn, 7th Architect of the U.S. Capitol, serving as his family home thru 1975. — Map (db m127005) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), North Cleveland Park — The Washington Home Veterans and 9/11 Memorial
Dedicated to the men and women who protect and serve our country and in memory of those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. We are eternally grateful, The Washington Home, Community Hospices and the Washington Home Center for Palliative . . . — Map (db m126976) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), North Cleveland Park — Wormely Family Estate SiteAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 3530 Van Ness Street, NW
Celebrated hotelier James Wormley (1819-1884) and his family owned at least two country houses (since razed) on ten acres here during the 1870s and 1880s. This plaque marks approximately the southeast corner of the property. As a young man the . . . — Map (db m126974) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — “My God! What is this?”
President James A. Garfield was leaving Washington, DC for his college reunion. He entered the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad station that would have been standing in front of you on the morning of July 2, 1881. Charles Guiteau, a mentally ill office . . . — Map (db m127343) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — James Garfield's Legacy
In front of you stood the Baltimore & Potomac Railroad Station where President James A. Garfield was shot in 1881. Garfield served as the United States' 20th president for only four months before he was assassinated. A modest memorial to Garfield . . . — Map (db m127347) HM

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