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One of many informational plaques that make up the Barbados Independence Monument image, Touch for more information
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2019
One of many informational plaques that make up the Barbados Independence Monument
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Barbados Independence Monument
On Hastings Main Road (Route H7) just west of Garrison Road, on the right when traveling west.
Monument abstract This monument, a pathway of Independence, chronicles the foundation years of Barbados’ nationhood. Here, in this space renowned for recreation, learning and historical experience, we collectively celebrate 50 years of . . . — Map (db m135176) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Commissariat for the British Commission
On Hastings Main Road (Route H7) at Bush Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Hastings Main Road.
This building was constructed circa 1795 as Commissariat for the British Commission. Converted to the Garrison Theatre in 1893. Acquired by the Barbados Electric Supply Corporation in 1908. Renovated during 1986 75th year of operations. . . . — Map (db m135153) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Commonwealth War Graves
Near Unnamed road just east of Drill Hall Beach, on the left when traveling south.
Commonwealth War Graves The Commonwealth War Graves Commission was established by Royal Charter of 21 May 1917 The Commisioner’s work was guided by fundamental principals which were established in 1920. That each of the dead should be . . . — Map (db m135051) WM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Engineer’s Office & QuartersBarbados Garrison
On Garrison Road just east of Bush Hill, on the left when traveling east.
Engineer’s Office & Quarters Built circa 1720 The oldest ‘house’ within the Garrison. Known today as the ‘Bush Hill House’ or the George Washington House and Museum. George Washington stayed here in 1751. Acquired for the ‘New’ Garrison . . . — Map (db m134545) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Errol Walton Barrow
On Aquatic Gap just west of Hastings Main Road (Route H7), on the right when traveling west.
The Barbados Cruising Club Salutes the Right Excellent Errol Walton Barrow On this Errol Barrow Day, January 21, 2018, the Barbados Cruising Club dedicates this memorial at our Aquatic Gap, Pebbles Beach home, to our first Treasurer and . . . — Map (db m135034) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — HastingsHistoric Bridgetown & Its Garrison
On Hastings Main Road west of Harts Gap, on the left when traveling west.
Hastings Barbados You Are Entering A UNESCO World Heritage Property Historic Bridgetown and its Garrison exhibits an important interchange of human values in the diversity of African, European and other ethnicities, and the confluence of . . . — Map (db m135028) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Memorial to Barbadian Merchant Seamen of World War II
Near Unnamed road just east of Drill Hall Beach, on the left when traveling south.
1939-1945 To the enduring memory of those Barbadian Merchant Seamen who gave their lives in the Second World War Alle, E SS Inanda ∙ Anderson, FW SS Traveller ∙ Ashby, V SS Africa ∙ Atkins, G SS Traveller ∙ Bancroft, D SS . . . — Map (db m135152) WM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane
On Garrison Road at Bush Hill Road, on the left when traveling north on Garrison Road.
Near This Spot Rest the Remains of Fourteen Soldiers And one Married Woman of the 36th Regiment who were killed by the destruction of the Barracks and Hospital during The awful visitation of the hurricane. August 11th, 1831. This Monument is . . . — Map (db m135031) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Royal Artillery BarracksBarbados Garrison
On Garrison Road just north of Hastings Main Road (Route H7), on the left when traveling north.
Royal Artillery Barracks Built in 1812 Known today as Stafford House. The second storey arches were added after much of that floor was damaged during the 1831 hurricane. Originally used by the Artillery, this building was also later used to . . . — Map (db m135030) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Saint Matthias Anglican Church
On St. Matthias Road just south of Balmoral Gap, on the left when traveling south.
Saint Matthias Anglican Church Barbados National Trust Building of Historical and Architectural Interest — Map (db m135177) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Sir Grantley Herbert Adams
On Bay Street just north of Chelsea Road, on the right when traveling north.
Sir Grantley Herbert Adams Q.C., C.M.G. 1898-1971 Leader of the Government and Premier of Barbados 1946-1958 Primer Minister of the West Indies 1958-1962 “He was ready at the time when the people needed a leader who would be both the . . . — Map (db m135032) HM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — The Barbados Military Cemetery
On Unnamed road just east of Drill Hall Beach Road, on the right when traveling east.
The Barbados Military Cemetery This site is dedicated to the men and families of the British Forces who died serving in Barbados 1780 to 1906 Thanks to Barbados good military defences no enemy has ever landed on its shores Today this . . . — Map (db m135035) HM WM
Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — The Main GuardBarbados Garrison
On Garrison Road just north of Hastings Main Road (Route H7), on the left when traveling north.
The Main Guard Built in 1804 Still known today as The Main Guard At the central point of the Garrison, this building was also used for courts martial, with prisoners held in the guard house at rear. Sold into private hands in 1906, it became . . . — Map (db m135029) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — The Flag of Belize
Near Bliss Parade just east of Constitution Drive, on the left when traveling east.
The flag of Belize is made up of Blue (Azure) with a White circle and a Red (Gules) border, these two horizontal red borders are 1/5 of the total width of the Flag, with the Coat of Arms centered on the white circle. The shield of the Coat of . . . — Map (db m133812) HM
Dominica, Saint David, Salybia — Death of Sadwill Bruney
On Windward Coastal Highway just from Aywasi Kalinago Retreat Road, on the left when traveling west.
In memory of Sadwill Bruney who was shot in cold blood in this spot by Cpl. Edward Thomas on 1st June 1994. Let us not forget — Map (db m135265) HM
Dominica, Saint David, Sineku — Carib History
On Windward Coastal Highway at Sineku School Road, on the right when traveling north on Windward Coastal Highway.
Carib war, September 19th 1930. Two Caribs died. Dudley John and Royer Frederick, two injured Tilson Bruney and Ferdinand Sanford. Sauteus of Grenada Kioumoue titanyem oubecouyum Santiquet ala eyeti Our father who art in heaven Hallowed be thy . . . — Map (db m135260) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Anglican ChurchExplore Roseau
On Victoria Street at Turkey Lane, on the right when traveling west on Victoria Street.
Anglican Church 1820 A permanent Anglican church was constructed on current site. British government funded the construction of the church for £6,500. It was built in the style of the Regency period which consists of a square, solid stone . . . — Map (db m135310) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — David the Goliath
On Independence Street just east of Bath Street, on the right when traveling north.
David the Goliath The African Baobab Tree (Adansonia digitata) was blown down on the bus during Hurricane David on August 29th 1979. Fortunately the bus was empty at the time. The main stem is now more than 21 ft (6.4 m) in circumference and . . . — Map (db m135318) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Methodist ChurchExplore Roseau
On Virgin Lane at Cross Street, on the right when traveling north on Virgin Lane.
Methodist Church 1787 First Methodist missionary, Dr. Thomas Coke arrived. It was originally a dwelling house. 1800 The lot where the church is now was initially leased to Catholics who later converted to Wesleyan Methodism. Construction . . . — Map (db m135311) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Morne Bruce GarrisonThe Defence of Roseau
On Morne Bruce Road, on the left when traveling north.
Morne Bruce Garrison The Defence of Roseau Dominica was ceded to Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1763. To keep the island under her rule, Britain had to defend it from the French. Some small forts were started in 1765. Military engineers . . . — Map (db m135344) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Morne Bruce GarrisonNorth Point Battery
Near Unnamed road just west of Morne Bruce Road, on the right when traveling north.
Morne Bruce Garrison North Point Battery Cannon and Signaling Station To get messages up and down the coast, Captain James Bruce organised a line of signal stations. The signals were a combination of gun salutes and flag signals. Each . . . — Map (db m135345) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — PottersvilleExplore Roseau
On Elliot Avenue at St. John's Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Elliot Avenue.
Pottersville Was once known as Ballahoo Town and then Lod bor – creole for “the other side”. Was mainly occupied by fishermen, domestics and port workers who worked in Roseau. Pottersville was named after . . . — Map (db m135316) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — PottersvilleBy the Pottersville Savannah — Explore Roseau —
On Goodwill Road just north of Winston Lane, on the left when traveling north.
Pottersville By the Pottersville Savannah View of Woodbridge Bay in 1960 prior to the construction of the Deep Water Harbour. Walking distances to various historic sites and landmarks Map, key and emergency information . . . — Map (db m135343) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Roseau BayfrontRoseau Cruise Ship Berth — Explore Roseau —
On Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard just west of Church Street, on the left when traveling west.
Roseau Cruise Ship Berth Left: The origins of our main streets are based on footpaths leading to and from the market and landing place at the old harbour. Where you now stand is the site of the old harbour. Below: View of Roseau . . . — Map (db m135309) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Roseau BayfrontFerry Terminal — Explore Roseau —
On Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard at Drury Lane, on the left when traveling west on Dame Mary Eugenia Charles Boulevard.
Roseau Bayfront Ferry Terminal Roseau Bayfront 1900, at the time it was known as Bay Street. For many years the town was fronted by a wide beach but after a series of hurricanes, sea defence walls were built along the waterfront. . . . — Map (db m135342) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Roseau CathedralExplore Roseau
On Virgin Lane just north of Cross Street, on the right when traveling north.
Roseau Cathedral 1730 First started as a 16 x 40 ft solid timber church. This was fashioned after the Kalinago Kabays, consisting of strong posts and woven palm leaves. It was constructed by French lumbermen and peasant farmers. The original . . . — Map (db m135314) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Woodbridge BayExplore Roseau
On Edward Oliver Leblanc Highway just north of Charles Avenue, on the left when traveling north.
Woodbridge Bay 1777 Woodbridge Bay is named after William Woodbridge, who from 1777, was the owner of Goodwill Estate. 1925 Prior to the construction of the Deep Water Harbour, it was a popular bathing spot lined with private beach huts and a . . . — Map (db m135259) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Kitzingen — The Bombing of Kitzingen
On Marktstrasse at Grabkirchgasse, on the right when traveling west on Marktstrasse.
Am 23. Februar 1945 starben über 700 Menschen in den Trümmern der von Sprengbomben schwer getroffenen Stadt Kitzingen. Kaum ein Gebäude blieb unbeschadigt an die 800 Wohnhauser mit 2000 Wohnungen wurden zerstört. Es waren die . . . — Map (db m135433) HM WM
Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Albert von Koelliker
On Theaterstrasse, on the left when traveling north.
Hier wohnte Albert von Koelliker *6.7.1817 in Zürich   †2.11.1905 in Würzburg

1849-1902 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Experimentalphysiologie und vergleichende . . . — Map (db m135158) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Entdeckungsort der Röntgenstrahlen / Site of the Discovery of X-Rays
On Röntgenring.
Physikalisches Institut der Universität Würzburg (1879-1978)

In diesem Gebäude, dem ehemaligen Physikalischen Institut der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg, entdeckte Wilhelm Conrad Röntgen am 8. November 1895 die nach . . . — Map (db m135012) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Kohlrausch, Roentgen, and Wien
On Röntgenring, on the left when traveling west.
Hier wohnten und forschten

Friedrich Kohlrausch

* 14.10.1840 in Rinteln   †17.1.1910 in Marburg

1875-1888 Professor an der Julius-Maximilians-Universität Würzburg

Lehrstuhl für Physik

Verfasste 1870 . . . — Map (db m135025) HM

Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — Jewish Ghetto Gate
On An der Staufenmauer / Zeil at Fahrgasse, on the right when traveling west on An der Staufenmauer / Zeil.
Hier war das nördliche Tor zur Judengasse, in der Frankfurts Juden von 1462 bis zur Aufhebung des Ghettozwangs 1811 in großer Enge leben mußten.

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Here was located the northern gate to "Jew's Lane", in which . . . — Map (db m135468) HM

Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — 4 — Tugendbrunnen / The Virtue FountainFrankfurter Brunnen
On Töngesgasse at Hasengasse, on the right when traveling east on Töngesgasse.
Klassizistischer Pumpen-brunnen - 1832 an der ehemaligen Hl.-Geist- Kapelle aufgestellt als Ersatz eines Rokokobrunnens von 1768, dessen allegorische "Tugendstatue” über- nommen wurde.

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(English . . . — Map (db m135403) HM

Germany, North Rhine-Westphalia (Köln), Cologne — Edith Stein
On Gereonstrasse at Börsenplatz, on the right when traveling west on Gereonstrasse.
1891 in Breslau am 12.10.1891 geboren als 11. Kind der jüdischen Familie Stein als Gymnasiastin und Studentin Verlust des Glaubens

1911 - 1916 Studium der Philosophie, Psychologie, Germanistik und Geschichte . . . — Map (db m134952) HM WM

Germany, Thuringia (Landkreis Weimarer Land), Weimar — Little Camp (Buchenwald Concentration Camp)
On this site was the infamous “Little Camp”. Separated by only a barbed-wire fence from the Main camp, its inmates were subjected to the greatest suffering of all those at Buchenwald. Begun in late 1942, its first inmates were Polish, . . . — Map (db m134689) HM
Grenada, Saint Andrew, St. Cyr — Welcome to the Grand Etang Forest Reserve
On Grand Etang Road just south of Spring Garden, on the left when traveling south.
Welcome to the Grand Etang Forest Reserve The Grand Etang Forest Reserve was established in 1906 and covers an area of 3,816 acres (1,600 hectares). Within the reserve lies the source of the largest river on the island, the Great River which . . . — Map (db m135233) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Antilles Hotel
On Monckton Road just south of Young Street, on the left when traveling north.
Antilles Hotel This structure, one of Grenada’s oldest, is in part one of the former French military barracks constructed in 1704. From 1767 to 1880 the British used portions for a prison. Shortly after, the upper floors became the island’s . . . — Map (db m135201) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Assassination of Maurice Bishop
In everlasting memory of Prime Minister Maurice Bishop Fitzroy Bain ∙ Norris Bain ∙ Evelyn Bullen ∙ Jacqueline Creft ∙ Keith Hayling ∙ Evelyn Maitland ∙ Unison Whiteman Andy Sebastian Alexander ∙ . . . — Map (db m135186) HM WM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Backwards Facing Forts
Near Richmond Hill just north of Creighton, on the right when traveling north.
Backwards Facing Forts The gun ports on this unique fort face inland, rather than to seaward from where an attack on the island would have been expected. This is because of the lesson learned by the British in 1779 when the French took the . . . — Map (db m135230) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Destruction of the Bianca C
On Wharf Road just west of Tanteen Road, on the left when traveling west.
. . . — Map (db m135181) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Fort FrederickGrenada Historic Forts
Near Richmond Hill just north of Creighton, on the right when traveling north.
Fort Frederick Welcome to Fort Frederick – one of the few forts in the world which has never fired a shot in anger. It was built by the French, who had wrested the island from the British in 1779. The French realized that had such . . . — Map (db m135228) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Grenada National Museum
On Monckton Street at Young Street, on the left when traveling north on Monckton Street.
Grenada National Museum While the museum’s structure is, indeed, an historic artifact, the museum’s collection offers a variety of objects emphasizing the island’s past. Relics from native Indian populations provide a glimpse into early . . . — Map (db m135193) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Grenada Seamen and Waterfront Workers’ Union
On Wharf Road just west of Tanteen Road, on the right when traveling west.
This corner stone was laid by the President of the Grenada Seamen and Waterfront Workers’ Union Bro. Arthur Ramsay on the occasion of the 25th Anniversary of the Union on the 1st. May 1977. — Map (db m135182) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Historic Sedan Chair Portico
On Market Hill just east of Grenville Street, on the left when traveling east.
Historic Sedan Chair Portico This portico is the actual front entrance of this building for sedan chairs. In the 19th century, during early British colonial rule in Grenada, the sedan chair was a major mode of transportation used by the free . . . — Map (db m135206) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — In the Bowels of the Fort
Near Richmond Hill just north of Creighton, on the right when traveling north.
In the Bowels of the Fort This fort has a maze of underground tunnels and passageways, plus an extensive waterworks system. Look at the size of the stones. These tunnels offered an easy means of underground communication, allowing soldiers . . . — Map (db m135229) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Marryshow House
On H.A. Blaize Street just east of Bain Alley, on the right when traveling east.
Marryshow House This structure was once the home of T. Albert Marryshow, better known as The “Father of the Federation.” This West Indian statesman promoted the formation of one nation from all of the West Indies. Aside from its . . . — Map (db m135227) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada
On Maurice Bishop Memorial Highway just west of Dr. Grooms Road, on the left when traveling west.
Memorial to the Fallen in Grenada This plaque expresses the gratitude of the Grenadian people to the forces from the United States of America and the Caribbean, especially those who sacrificed their lives in liberating Grenada on 25 . . . — Map (db m134953) WM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Port Louis (1650)
On Lagoon Road just east of Paddock Road, on the left when traveling north.
Port Louis (1650) Grenada’s First Town On June 20th 1650 the French colonist led by Du Parquet, Governor of Martinique landed in this area and set up the first town which was called Port Louis. Project by: Kids Learning Center Sponsored by: . . . — Map (db m135180) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Roman Catholic Cathedral
On Church Street at St. John's Street, on the right when traveling north on Church Street.
Roman Catholic Cathedral Located on Upper Church Street, this church reflects several dates of construction. The tower, constructed in 1818, is the oldest part of the building. The remaining portion was built in 1884 on the site of an 1804 . . . — Map (db m135225) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — Sedan Porches
On Market Hill just east of Grenville Street, on the left when traveling east.
Sedan Porches These porches were popular in the seventeenth and eighteenth centuries when sedan chairs were a form of transportation. The porches, open on two sides, would shelter passengers from bad weather when they were embarking or . . . — Map (db m135205) HM
Grenada, Saint George, St. George's — St. Andrew's Presbyterian Kirk
On Grand Etang Road just south of Young Street, on the left when traveling south.
St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Kirk Popularly known as the Scots’ Kirk, this structure sits at the end of the Church Street. It was constructed in 1831 with assistance from the Freemasons. Two features for which the church is well known are its . . . — Map (db m135203) HM
Grenada, Saint Patrick, Tivoli — Mona Monkey
Near Belmont just west of Tivoli, on the right when traveling west.
Mona Monkey (Cercopithecus mona) They were introduced to Grenada as pets, from West Africa during the slave trade in the late 1600s. They are primarily found in rainforests, like Grand Etang, towards the midde and top of the trees. They . . . — Map (db m135232) HM
Israel, Central District (Hefer Valley Regional Council), Avihayil — Lt. Col. John Henry Patterson
John Henry Patterson was born in Ireland on November 10, 1876. He was an Irish Protestant who had a thorough knowledge of the Bible, and was sympathetic to the Jewish people in biblical times and to the Zionist idea.

He served in the British . . . — Map (db m134674) HM

Israel, Haifa District, Haifa — ExodusThe Ship that launched a Nation.
The S.S. Exodus was an American Aliyah Bet ship crewed by American volunteers together with Haganah operatives from pre-state Israel. Her mission was to rescue Holocaust survivors trapped in Europe after the murder of 6 million Jews, bringing them . . . — Map (db m134635) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem — Machal / מח"לVolunteers from Abroad
On Machal Street.
During Israel’s War of Independence, 1948-49, more than 4,800 volunteers, including 168 Christians, came from 59 countries to Israel’s aid. Some had served as crew on the 10 American-purchased Aliyah Bet ships that brought so many Holocaust . . . — Map (db m134663) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District, Jerusalem — Stephen Theodore Norman, 1918-1946. Last descendent of Theodor HerzlYou will be amazed at the Jewish Youth in Palestine... They have the look of freedom.
"You will be amazed at Jewish youth in Palestine...they have the look of freedom." Stephen Theodore Norman, 1918-1946. Last descendent of Theodor Herzl. Stephen Norman was the grandson of Theodor Herzl and his last descendent. Born in Vienna, . . . — Map (db m134639) HM
Israel, Jerusalem District (Mateh Yehuda Regional Council), Srigim — Tel Azekah
Ancient Azeka, an important fortified city in the geographical jurisdiction of the Tribe of Judah, dominated one of the routes from the lowlands to the Judean Mountains. It is mentioned in the scriptures in relation to Joshua's wars against the . . . — Map (db m135460) HM
Italy, Campania (Napoli), Capri — Palazzo Vanalesti / Vanalesti’s Palace
On Gia’ Via Valentino, on the right when traveling north.
Palazzo costruito dalla Famiglia Vanalesti nella, seconda meta' del 700 Fu sede di un Seminario vescovile e di una scuola pubblica. -

The palace was built by the Vanalestis. In the second half of the 18th . . . — Map (db m135247) HM

Italy, Sicilia (Messina), Taormina — Church of Saint Catherine of Alexandria / Chiesa di Santa Caterina D'Allesandria
On Largo S. Caterina (Saint Catherine Piazzetta), on the left when traveling north.
Sec. XVII - stile barocco - costruita sull' odeon romano - la statua della santa e' datata 1493 - altrua statua sulla la facciata notevole la cripta

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XVIIth Century - Baroque - built on the site of the Roman Odeon - the . . . — Map (db m135281) HM

Mexico, Matagalpa — General José Francisco Morazán Quezada
On Calle Francisco Aráuz Blandón just west of Avenida José Dolores Estrada, on the right when traveling west.
(General) José Francisco Morazán Quezada 1792 1842 (Presidente) República Federal de Centro America English translation: General José Francisco Morazán Quezada 1792 - 1842 President of the Federal Republic of . . . — Map (db m134619) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — Obsidian Altar
Near Camino al Cerrito just west of Capitán Pedro Urtiaga, on the right when traveling west.
Altar de Obsidianas Basamento de planta rectangular de 31 metros de largo por 20 metros de ancho. Es una estructura muy deteriorada sobre la cual existieron cuartos cuya fachada principal observaba al oriente. En su alrededor fueron . . . — Map (db m133802) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — Platform and Pyramid
Near Camino el Cerrito just west of Capitán Pedro Urtiaga, on the right when traveling west.
Plataforma y Pirámide El basamento piramidal o Pirámide es la principal estructura del sitio, conocida popularmente como pirámide del Pueblito. Para su edificación fue necesario nivelar el terreno por medio de la construcción de una . . . — Map (db m133809) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The "Little Fort"
Near Camino al Cerrito just west of Capitán Pedro Urtiaga, on the right when traveling west.
Fortín En la cima de la pirámide se encuentra una construcción realizada en el año de 1887 por el entonces propietario de la Hacienda El Cerrito. Se trata de una casa habitación cuya arquitectura es de tipo ecléctico, muy común en el . . . — Map (db m133805) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The Building of the Four Altars
Near Camino el Cerrito just west of Capitán Pedro Urtiaga, on the right when traveling west.
Sala de los Cuatro Altares Las salas con columnas son edificios característicos en sitios de tradición tolteca. Los cuatro altares ubicados al interior de esta sala se encontraban cubiertos por una techumbre sostenida por dos hileras . . . — Map (db m133810) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The Earth and its Cosmic Paths
Near Capitán Pedro Urtiaga just north of Salvador Sánchez Bárcenas, on the left when traveling north.
La Tierra y sus Rumbos Cósmicos En la época prehispánica existía la idea de que el cosmos estaba dividido en tres grandes niveles: el cielo, la tierra o espacio de las criaturas y el inframundo. El nivel intermedio, era concebido como . . . — Map (db m133811) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The Plaza of the Sculptures
Near Camino al Cerrito just west of Capitán Pedro Urtiaga, on the right when traveling west.
Plaza de las Esculturas El nombre de esta plaza proviene del hallazgo de fragmentos de escultura en piedra procedentes de los derrumbes de las salas con columnas que le rodeaban. Arquitectónicamente es una plaza rectangular con . . . — Map (db m133804) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Teatro de la República
Near Calle Benito Juárez Norte just south of Hidalgo, on the left when traveling south.
Teatro de la República 1867. En este histórico edificio, se reunio el Consejo de Guerra que juzgo a Maximiliano y sus principales generales. 1917. El dia 31 de enero, se firmo la Constitucion General de la Republica que . . . — Map (db m135270) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar
On Calle 22 at Calle 7, on the right when traveling west on Calle 22.
Bacalar Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de la laguna que . . . — Map (db m134129) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar
On Alfredo López Mateos at Calle 10, in the median on Alfredo López Mateos.
Bacalar Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de la laguna que . . . — Map (db m135411) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — BacalarPueblo Mágico
On Adolfo López Mateos at Calle 10, in the median on Adolfo López Mateos.
Bacalar Pueblo Mágico Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de . . . — Map (db m135413) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar as a Municipality
On Avenida 3 just north of Calle 22, on the right when traveling north.
Bacalar Como Municipio El 26 de junio de 2007, por acuerdo del cabildo de Othón P. Blanco, Bacalar fue elevada a la categoria de ciudad, y el 2 de febrero de 2011 por decreto del Congreso de Quintana Roo fue constituida en cabecera . . . — Map (db m134122) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar During the XVth Century
On Calle 26 at Calle 7, on the left when traveling west on Calle 26.
Bacalar en el Siglo XV Para el año de 1476 la mancha poblacional de bacalar estaba comprendida entre la calle 1 con 18, hasta la calle 26 con 7, aproximadamente 15 años después al desmembramiento de la entonces Liga de Mayapan, con el . . . — Map (db m134174) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar in the XVI Century
On Avenida 7 at Calle 18, on the right when traveling north on Avenida 7.
Bacalar en Siglo XVI Para 1581, la mancha poblacional de la ciudad se encontraba contenida entre la calle 1 con calle 18 hasta la calle 30 con calle 9, esto apenas unos 37 años después de que se fundara la población de Salamanca de . . . — Map (db m134903) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bel Itzá, or Path of the ItzaesAvenida Adolfo López Mateos
On Avenida Alfredo López Mateos at Calle 10, in the median on Avenida Alfredo López Mateos.
Avenida Adolfo López Mateos Bel Itzá o Camino de los Itzáes Bacalar era una ciudad de paso obligado para llegar a Izamal, centro religioso prehispánico maya donde se veneraba a K’inich K'aak’ mo (el guacamayo de fuego con rostro . . . — Map (db m135415) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bridge of the Fort of San Felipe
Near Avenida 3 just east of Calle 22, on the right when traveling north.
Puente En el siglo XVIII este puente servía de acceso para la realización de las diversas actividades cotidianas del personal y para evitar los ataques que el fuerte sufría. English: Bridge In the 18th century, . . . — Map (db m134118) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Creation of the Municipality of Bacalar
On Avenida 5 at Calle 20, on the left when traveling north on Avenida 5.
IV Aniversario 2011-2015 El Honorable Primer Ayuntamiento Constitucional que preside el C. José Contreras Méndez y la Asociación Civil “Bacalar Municipio 10” otorgan Reconocimiento A los históricos luchardores ciudadanos que . . . — Map (db m134887) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Ichkabal Bacalar
On Calle 7 just south of Calle 24, on the right when traveling north.
Ichkabal Bacalar El nombre de Ichkabal le fue asignado apenas en marzo de 1995, cuando los primeros arqueólogos llegaron al lugar acompañados de guias locales; el nombre significa “entre bajos”, con lo cual quisieron . . . — Map (db m134136) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — José María Morelos y Pavón Market
On Calle 28 at Avenida 9, on the right when traveling west on Calle 28.
Mercado Jose Maria Morelos y Pavon El mercado José María Morelos es el mejor lugar para encontrar frutas, verduras y comidas locales. En Bacalar hay influencia de la cocina yucateca, por ejemplo el sotobichay, que es un tamal con . . . — Map (db m134889)
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
On Calle 22 just west of Avenida 3, on the right when traveling west.
1810 1965 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Padre de la Patria Homenaje del Gobierno y Junta de Mejoras Materiales – Bacalar Q Roo Sbre 15 de 1965 English: 1810-1965 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Father of the Nation . . . — Map (db m134123) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Moat of the Fort of San Felipe
On Avenida 3 just east of Calle 22, on the right when traveling north.
Foso El foso es una trinchera profunda, excavada para formar una barrera contra ataques a las murallas del Castillo. La fosa dificultaba el acceso de los ejércitos enemigos. La fosa ahora se ha convertido en jardín con figuras de . . . — Map (db m134075) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Pre-Columbian Time, End of Period
On Avenida Adolfo López Mateos at Calle 8, on the right when traveling north on Avenida Adolfo López Mateos.
Avenida Adolfo López Mateos Culminación del Ciclo Prehispánico In 1526 el Rey de España Carlos I designa a Don Francisco de Montejo para colonizar tierras. De esta manera se instruyó al Capitán Alonso López Dávila, quien funda la . . . — Map (db m135519) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Regional Museum of Bacalar
On Calle 26 at Avenida 5, on the left when traveling east on Calle 26.
Museo Regional de Bacalar En el km 138 al noroeste de Chetumal sobre la costera de la laguna, se localiza esta fortificación del siglo XVIII que ha quedado como ejemplo de la arquitectura militar de la Nueva España, además de ser . . . — Map (db m134173) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — San Felipe Fort
On Avenida 3 just north of Calle 22, on the right when traveling north.
Fuerte de San Felipe Con más de 270 años de antigüedad, el Fuerte de San Felipe Provee un rico panorama sobre la historia de Bacalar y las regiones circunvecinas, desde el periodo pre-hispánico hasta la Guerra de Castas. Localizo en . . . — Map (db m134120) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — The House of Culture
On Calle 26 just west of Avenida 5, on the left when traveling west.
Casa de la Cultura Bacalar Pueblo Mágico Quintana Roo La Casa de la Cuitura que data del siglo XIX, fue reconstruida por el gobierno del estado e Inaugurada por el Presidente de la República en el mes de Julio de 1990. En la . . . — Map (db m134138) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Bacalar — Anglo-Caribbean Style Building
On Avenida 5 de Mayo just north of Calle 22 de Enero, on the left when traveling north.
Vivienda estilo Anglo Caribeño Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo Av. 5 de Mayo #12 Centro Histórico / C.P. 7090 Lic. Roberto Borge Angulo Gobernador Constitucional del Estado Libre y Soberano de Quintana Roo Lic. Enrique . . . — Map (db m135520) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Bacalar — Fort of San Felipe
On Avenida 3 just north of Calle 22, on the right when traveling north.
Fuerte de San Felipe El Fuerte de San Felipe fue construido en 1733 por ordenes de Don Antonio de Figueroa y Silva, Capitán General de Yucatán, para proteger a la población de Bacalar de los frecuentes ataques piratas y defender la . . . — Map (db m134073) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Calderitas — Oxtankah Archaeological Site
Near Unnamed road just west of Calderitas Coastal Road, on the left when traveling north.
Oxtankah Zona arqueológica Patriomonio Cultural de Quintana Roo y de la Nación El nombre con el que se conoce esta ciudad fue asignado en la década de los treinta del siglo XX y se ignora el original. La traducción de Oxtankah puede . . . — Map (db m134071) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Andrés Quintana Roo
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Carmen Ochoa de Merino, in the median on Avenida de los Héroes.
Andrés Quintana Roo 1787-1851 Prócer de la Independencia de México. Integrante del Congreso de Anáhuac Redactó la primera Declaración de Independencia de México. En su honor lleva sus apellidos nuestro estado. English . . . — Map (db m133896) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Benito Juárez García
On Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza at Avenida de los Héroes, in the median on Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza.
Benito Juárez García 1806-1872 Benemérito de las Américas Abogado y político liberal de origen zapoteca Promotor de las Leyes de Reforma Presidente de México diciembre 1857 a julio 1872 “Entre los individuos como entre las . . . — Map (db m133943) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Businesses of YesteryearPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of Avenida Carmen Ochoa de Merino, on the right when traveling north.
Comercios de Antaño El Cid Campeador Otro comercio de muchos recuerdos en la Avenida Héroes “El Cid Campeador”, de Don Ricardo Eljure. Casa del Campesino Edificio que hoy alberga oficinas, la actividad que por muchos . . . — Map (db m133908) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Businesses of YesteryearPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just south of Avenida Álvaro Obregón, on the right when traveling south.
Comercios de Ataño Para el año 1933, entre los comercios destacados se encuentran “La Casa Villanueva” y “La Novedad de la Familia” del señor Francisco Mólgora Ferrari y la señora Carmen Guevara, ubicados en la . . . — Map (db m133919) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Casa de la Crónica
On Miguel Hidalgo just south of Avenida Álvaro Obregón, on the left when traveling south.
Esta vivienda es Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo 2005 Av. 16 de Septiembre No. 48 Centro Historico C.P. 77000 English translation: This house is a Cultural Heritage Site of Quintana Roo 2005 Avenida 16 de . . . — Map (db m134055) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal
On Avenida Emiliano Zapata just north of Boulevard Bahía, on the right when traveling north.
Chetumal Los edificios más importante del estado de Quintana Roo se encuentran en su capital, la interesante ciudad de Chetumal. Es ahí en donde se resguarda el pasado prehispánico de la entidad, aquel que contempló al pueblo maya de . . . — Map (db m133990) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal
On Boulevard Bahía at Avenida 16 de Septiembre, on the right when traveling east on Boulevard Bahía.
Chetumal Los edificios más importante del estado de Quintana Roo se encuentran en su capital, la interesante ciudad de Chetumal. Es ahí en donde se resguarda el pasado prehispánico de la entidad, aquel que contempló al pueblo maya de . . . — Map (db m134031) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal - Where Mexico Begins
On Boulevard Bahía at Calle 22 de Enero, on the right when traveling east on Boulevard Bahía.
Chetumal Donde inicia México Ciudad fundada por marinos en 1898. El malecón conocido como Boulevard Bahía, es el mas largo de toda la península dé Yucatán. Visita, en el corazón de la ciudad, el museo de la Cultura Maya o si . . . — Map (db m134021) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal Culture
On Boulevard Bahía just north of Heróico Colegio Militar, on the right when traveling north.
Chetumal Cultura Museo del Faro Considerado uno de los monumentos históricos de Chetumal, el Faro se encuentra en un tramo del Boulevard Bahía y fue construido en la década de los 30 bajo la dirección de Don Federico R. Alcérreca. . . . — Map (db m134043) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal Meetings
On Boulevard Bahía just north of Elizabeth, on the right when traveling north.
Chetumal Reuniones Congreso del Estado El edificio está decorado con un mural plasmado en una superficie de 24 metros de largo por 8.5 metros de alto. La obra fue realizada por el artista Elio Carmichael y cuenta la historia del . . . — Map (db m134049) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — ChetumaleñasPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of Avenida Carmen Ochoa de Merino, on the left when traveling north.
Chetumaleñas El antiguo territorio de quintana roo, sentó sus bases más sólidas durante el periodo de gobierno del Gral. Rafael E. Melgar (1935-1940), periodo que la historia y muchos de sus lugareños reconocen como “La época de . . . — Map (db m133901) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Cuauhtémoc
On Avenida General Plutarco Elías Calles at Avenida de los Héroes, in the median on Avenida General Plutarco Elías Calles.
Cuauhtémoc 1495-1525 Aguila que Desciende Ultimo tlatoani mexica de México-Tenochtitlan Fue jefe de armas de la resistencia a la Conquista y defensor heroico de su pueblo. Asumió el poder en 1520, un año antes de la toma de . . . — Map (db m133961) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Dimas SansoresPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Efraín Aguilar, on the right when traveling north on Avenida de los Héroes.
Dimas Sansores Dimas Sansores, uno de los fundadores de Payo Obispo, al lado de don Othón P. Blanco. En la década de los 60s/XX seguía en producción una huerta que llegó a tener gran fama como la mejor de la región, gracias a la . . . — Map (db m133973) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Elio CarmichaelPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of 22 de Enero, on the right when traveling north.
Elio Carmichael Elio Carmichael Jiménez, nació en Payo Obispo, en 1935, un año antes de que la ciudad cambiara su nombre al de Chetumal. Aquí y en Belice hizo sus estudios elementales y en el Distrito Federal la carrera de pintor, . . . — Map (db m133849) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Francisco I. Madero
On Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza at Avenida de los Héroes, in the median on Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza.
Francisco I. Madero 1873-1913 Apóstol de la Revolución Mexicana Empresario y político mexicano Iniciador de la Revolución Mexicana en 1910 Elegido Presidente de México el 6 de noviembre de 1911. Traicionado y asesinado el 22 de . . . — Map (db m133949) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Government PalacePaseo de los Héroes
On Calle 22 de Enero at Avenida de los Héroes, on the left when traveling east on Calle 22 de Enero.
Palacio de Gobierno Entre los edificios populares de la ciudad se encuentra el primer Palacio de Gobierno que fue construido por los maestros carpinteros Don Antonino Sangri y Prisciliano Ávila. Este importante edificio se inauguró . . . — Map (db m133831) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Heroes of April 1914
On Boulevard Bahía at Avenida Insurgentes, in the median on Boulevard Bahía.
A los Heroes del 21 de abril de 1914 “Brigada Chetumal” Asoc. De la H. Esc. Naval Mil. Chetumal Q. Roo 21 de abril 1989. Teniente Jose Azueta Cadete Virgilio Uribe El Gobierno del Estado de Q. Roo y el Municipio de . . . — Map (db m134051) WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hospital MorelosPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Efraín Aguilar, on the right when traveling north on Avenida de los Héroes.
Hospital Morelos Construcción que inicio en 1936, con el se le atribuye al Arquitecto Manuel Amabilis Domínguez. Decorado por el escultor Rómulo Rozo, con un reconocido estilo Art-Deco, destacando la "Fuente de la Salud" Relieve que . . . — Map (db m133971) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hurricane Janet
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza, on the right when traveling south on Avenida de los Héroes.
Nivel agua Huracán Janet 27 de Septiembre de 1955 English translation: Maximum water height during Hurricane Janet September 27, 1955 — Map (db m133794) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hurricane Janet
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Othón P. Blanco, on the right when traveling south on Avenida de los Héroes.
Nivel agua Huracán Janet 27 de Septiembre de 1955 English translation: Maximum water height during Hurricane Janet September 27, 1955 — Map (db m133918) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hurricane JanetPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just south of Avenida Efraín Aguilar, on the right when traveling south.
Huracán Janet Poco más de siete cuadras (de sur a norte) es la distancia entre el Palacio de Gobierno y el hotel Los Cocos, dos de las principales referencias urbanas que ya estaban en 1955, cuando Chetumal sufrió el azote del huracán . . . — Map (db m133975) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Joop Beljön
On Boulevard Bahía just west of Avenida de los Héroes, on the right when traveling west.
Pueblo y Gobierno del Estado de Quintana Roo rinden un cariñoso homenaje póstumo al Maestro Joop Beljön Decano de los escultores del mundo En el marco del Segundo Encuentro Internacional de Escultura realizado en esta Ciudad . . . — Map (db m134012) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — José María Morelos y Pavón
On Avenida Othón P. Blanco at Avenida de los Héroes, in the median on Avenida Othón P. Blanco.
José María Morelos y Pavón 1765-1815 Siervo de la Nación Sacerdote, militar insurgente y patriota mexicano Organizó y fue artífice de la segunda etapa (1811-1815) de la Guerra de Independencia Mexicana. Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperador . . . — Map (db m133917) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Juan Erlindo EralesPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Héroes de Chapultepec, on the right when traveling north on Avenida de los Héroes.
Juan Erlindo Erales Después del incendio del 43, se levantó un edificio de ferretería en la esquina sureste de Héroes y Othón P. Blanco denominado Casa Erales. Su propietario, Juan Erales, como agente de una compañía aseguradora, hace . . . — Map (db m133966) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Juventino Rosas TheaterPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just south of Calle General Plutarco Elías Calles, on the right when traveling south.
Teatro Juventino Rosas Así lucía el primer tramo de la avenida de Los Héroes, antes de 1960. Ahí se estableció el primer sitio de automóviles de alquiler, y lo más notorio de la imagen viene a ser la desaparición del viejo Palacio de . . . — Map (db m133956) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Juventino Rosas TheaterPaseo de los Héroes
On Callejón del Arte just east of Avenida de los Héroes, in the median.
Teatro Juventino Rosas Así lucía el primer tramo de la avenida de Los Héroes, antes de 1960. Ahí se estableció el primer sitio de automóviles de alquiler, y lo más notorio de la imagen viene a ser la desaparición del viejo Palacio de . . . — Map (db m133967) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Kiosko López
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of Avenida Álvaro Obregón, on the right when traveling north.
Kiosco López Puesto semi fijo, sobre el camellón oriente de la avenida 22 de Marzo y la recién rebautizada Av. de Los Héroes, inició sus operaciones el Kiosco López, del señor Ángel López Ituarte. De ahí se movió a la acera . . . — Map (db m133924) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Manuel Ávila Camacho TheaterPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes at Boulevard Bahía, in the median on Avenida de los Héroes.
Manuel Ávila Camacho Otro de los edificios importantes de la ciudad, el teatro “Manuel Ávila Camacho”, fue considerado un icono de la ciudad y construido en 1946 para ser usado como sala cinematográfica pues en aquella . . . — Map (db m133828) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
On Othón P. Blanco at Avenida de los Héroes, in the median on Othón P. Blanco.
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 1753-1811 Padre de la Patria Sacerdote y Revolucionario Novohispano Inició la Guerra de Independencia de México en 1810 Dirigió militar y políticamente la primera parte de este movimiento Fue juzgado y . . . — Map (db m133915) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Monument to the Mexican Flag
On Boulevard Bahía just west of Avenida 16 de Septiembre, on the right when traveling west.
A la bandera Nuestra bandera no es solo pendon de guerra sino símbolo de unión territorial y de anhelos ciudadanos en bien de la patria ¡Honremosla! Gral. De Div. Manuel Avila Camacho. febrero 24 de 1943 1810 Miguel Hidalgo y . . . — Map (db m133813) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Musical BandPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes at Boulevard Bahía, in the median on Avenida de los Héroes.
Banda de Música La primera banda musical se formó en 1935 como la Orquesta de Policía, iniciativa del General Rafael Melgar. Años más tarde, convertida en Banda de Música. Su sección de instrumentos de aliento de madera, de metales y . . . — Map (db m133825) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres
On Boulevard Bahía just west of Avenida de los Héroes, on the right when traveling west.
El cacicazgo de Chactemal estuvo habitado opr los mayas desde tiempos muy remotos. Ellos fueron sabios para conservar sus riquezas naturales e indomables en la defensa de sus tierras, preservándolas asi para la nación mexicana Cuando su . . . — Map (db m134017) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Quintana Roo State SealPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza, on the right when traveling north.
Escudo del Estado Durante el Gobierno de José Siurob Ramírez (1927-1930) se dio al territorio un escudo representativo que fue diseño y esculpido por el pintor y escultor italiano Gaetano Manglioni. Aquel escudo contenía una estrella, . . . — Map (db m133960) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Quintana Roo, from Territory to State
On Esmeralda just west of Avenida Reforma, on the left when traveling west.
“Quintana Roo de Territorio a Estado” Dimensiones: 2.50 metros de altura por 13.00 metros de largo con un total de 32.50 metros cuadrados. Técnica: “Isoplástica Carrasco” Sinopsis El mural comienza por . . . — Map (db m134033) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Río Hondo
On Boulevard Bahía just east of Avenida Emiliano Zapata, on the right when traveling east.
Río Hondo El Río Hondo, con una longitud aproximada de 209 km, es la frontera natural entre Belice y México. Los Mayas lo usaron para introducir armas de contrabando, durante la guerra de castas. Actualmente, dentro de su cause . . . — Map (db m134008) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Clock TowerPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of 22 de Enero, on the left.
Torre del Relox La desaparecida Torre del Relox, ubicada entre las avenidas 2 de Abril y 22 de Marzo, hoy avenida Héroes y Carmen Ochoa de Merino fue construida por Antonino Sangri y tenía una altura de 15 metros. La última década que . . . — Map (db m133864) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Clock Tower
On Avenida de los Héroes at Avenida Carmen Ochoa de Merino, in the median on Avenida de los Héroes.
Torre del Relox Al ser declarada Payo Obispo como nueva capital del Territorio Federal en 1915, en este lugar se erigió un monumento conmemorativo en el cual se instaló un faro para la navegación y el reloj que antes perteneció a . . . — Map (db m133865) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal - 1937-1955 / 1960-2016Paseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just south of Avenida Héroes de Chapultepec, on the right when traveling south.
Chetumal Su Historia – 1937-1955 Hotel Los Cocos El entonces Gobernador de Quintana Roo, Gral. Rafael E. Melgar, según Periódico Oficial del Gobierno del Territorio de Quintana Roo de fecha 16 de Noviembre de 1936, decreta las . . . — Map (db m133965) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal 1898-1905Paseo de los Héroes
Near Boulevard Bahía at Avenida de los Héroes, on the right when traveling west.
Chetumal Su Historia 1898 El Pontón Chetumal Armado en la ciudad de Nueva Orleans, quedó anclado en la confluencia del río Hondo y la Bahía, al mando del teniente de la Armada, Othón P. Blanco. Este suceso tuvo lugar el 22 de . . . — Map (db m133819) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal 1918-1919Paseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of 22 de Enero, on the left when traveling north.
Chetumal Su Historia 1918 La Tierra del Chicle Lugar donde la naturaleza es exuberante, que en sus selvas con maderas preciosas y el árbol de chicozapote, convirtiendo a la región en uno de los emporios chicleros más importantes de . . . — Map (db m133840) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal 1920-1930Paseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just north of Avenida General Plutarco Elías Calles, on the right when traveling north.
Chetumal Su Historia – 1920 Territorio Federal En las primeras dos décadas del siglo XX, el futuro del territorio federal siguió siendo incierto, por la inestabilidad que todo el país sufría desde el término de la dictadura de . . . — Map (db m133964) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Maya Region and the Route of the ChurchesPaseo de los Héroes
On Avenida de los Héroes just south of Avenida Ignacio Zaragoza, on the right when traveling south.
Zona Maya Ruta de las Iglesias Felipe Carillo Puerto: por su ubicación céntrica, entre la Riviera Maya y la Grand Costa Maya, es un punto estratégico de partida para recorrer el municipio y el estado, cuenta con más del 90% de la . . . — Map (db m133921) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Southern Fleet
On Boulevard Bahía just west of Avenida de los Héroes, on the right when traveling west.
Flotilla de Sur 1899-1914 Un muelle de madera de 100 metros de longitud, dos barracas, un taller mecanico, un gran horno de pan y 40 curvatos para almacenar agua de lluvia, fueron las instalaciones básicas de la Flotilla del Sur. Se . . . — Map (db m134009) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Theater of the City and the Constitution of Quintana Roo
On Calzada Veracruz at Avenida Álvaro Obregón, on the right when traveling north on Calzada Veracruz.
Teatro de la Ciudad “Constituyentes de 1974” En este edificio, declarado Recinto Oficial de la Legislatura Constituyente, se llevaron a cabo los trabajos para la redacción y expedición de la Constitución Política del . . . — Map (db m134053) HM
Mexico, San Luis Potosí (Municipality of Villa de Reyes), Villa de Reyes — The Fortress
On Calle Principal just west of Mercado, on the right when traveling west.
El Fuerte La finca del siglo XVI, conocida como El Fuerte, fue en su momento muy importante por haber sido la única edificación que había en el lugar, dado que el resto de las construcciones aparecieron a partir de 1580. La Gran . . . — Map (db m134057) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Anne Frank MemorialMari Andriessen (1897-1979)
On Westermarkt at Prinsengracht, on the left when traveling east on Westermarkt.
'Ik weet wat ik wil, ik heb een doel, een mening, ik heb een religie en liefde. Laat mij mezelf zijn en dan ben ik tevreden.' - Anne Frank

Dit monument dient ter nagdachtenis aan Anne Frank die op 15 jarige leeftijd tijdens de . . . — Map (db m134951) HM WM

Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Peter de Grote / Peter the Great
On Oostenburgergracht just west of Czaar Peterstraat.
Hier werkte Tsaar Peter de Grote 30 Augustus 1697   15 Januari 1698

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(English translation:)

Czar Peter the Great worked here, August 30, 1697 - January 15, 1698 — Map (db m135207) HM

Nicaragua, Carazo, Jinotepe — Heroes Fallen in the Liberation of Jinotepe
On Calle Central at 1a Avenida Norte, on the left when traveling north on Calle Central.
F.S.L.N. Heroes caídos en la liberación de Jinotepe Julio 1970-1998 Vilcar Muñoz ∙ Daniel Roa – Justo Rufino Garay ∙ Martin Castellon A. Cmdt. Paco ∙ Erik Castellon ∙ Rolando Orozco Hoy igual que ayer la . . . — Map (db m134622) WM
Nicaragua, Carazo, Jinotepe — Monument to Nicaraguan Revolutions
On Carretera Panamericana just east of Calle, on the left when traveling east.
Patria y Libertad Firma de Sandino ¡Honor y Gloria a Nuestros Heroes y Martires! Carazo, Jinotepe 5 de Julio 2010 “Honor y Gloria a Nuestros Heroes y Martires” “Nosotros iremos hacia el sol de la libertad o . . . — Map (db m134623) WM
Nicaragua, Estelí — Francisco Rivera Quintero
On Calle 6 NE just east of Avenida 3 NE, on the right when traveling east.
Comandante “Francisco Rivera Quintero” El Zorro Jefe de las Tres Insurrecciones del Heroico Pueblo de Estelí Homenaje del F.S.L.N. y la Alcaldia de Estelí 2017 Honor y Gloria a los Heroes y Martires de la Insureccion de . . . — Map (db m134578) HM WM
Nicaragua, Estelí — José Filemon Herrera
On Avenida 1 NE just south of Calle 2 NE, on the left when traveling south.
La V.O.T. de Sto. Domingo de Guzman dedica este recuerdo de gratitud a su fundador Jose Filemon Herrera Pbro. Estelí: 7 de marzo de 1973 Cincuentenario V.O.T. Sto. Domingo de Guzman Estelí 7 de febrero 1928-1978 English . . . — Map (db m134581) HM
Nicaragua, Estelí — Monsignor Oscar Romero Arnulfo
On Calle 6 NE just east of Avenida 3 NE, on the left when traveling east.
Monseñor Oscar Arnulfo Romero Beato y Martir Salvadoreño En Memoria de su Legado “El martirio es una gracia de Dios que no creo merecer. Pero si Dios, acepta el sacrificio de mi vida, que mi sangre sea la semilla de libertad y . . . — Map (db m134577) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Alfredo Alegría Rosales
On 1a Avenida Noroeste at Calle Central, on the left when traveling south on 1a Avenida Noroeste.
Alfredo Alegria Rosales Poeta y periodista de Las Brumas Nació el 10 de Julio 1899 en San Marcos de Colón, Honduras. A los 5 años se trasladó a vivir a Jinotega. Hombre de profundas convicciones filosóficas y religiosas. Se dedicó a . . . — Map (db m134865) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Amanda López Pineda
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the right when traveling east.
Prof. Amanda Lopez Pineda Maestra por excelencia Nació el 01 de Septiembre de 1904 en la ciudad de Jinotega. Inició sus estudios en Granada donde se graduó como Maestra de Primaria en el Colegio Francés Nuestra Señora de Guadalupe. . . . — Map (db m134828) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Bishop Pedro Lisimaco Vílchez
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the left when traveling east.
S.E. Mons. Pedro Lisimaco Vilchez Primer Obispo de la Diocesis de Jinotega Nace en Jinotega el 19 de Mayo de 1929. El 6 de Febrero de 1955 es ordenado sacerdote en la Catedral al San Pedro de Matagalpa. Fue Párroco de San Isidro, . . . — Map (db m134863) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Doctor Gustavo Blandón Zeledón
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the left when traveling east.
Dr. Gustavo Blandon Zeledon Medico por excelencia Nació en Jinotega el 17 de Diciembre de 1924. Graduado como Médico y Cirujano el 19 de Julio de 1952. Se desempeñó como Galeno durante 48 años en el Hospital Victoria Motta, donde . . . — Map (db m134860) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — First Leaders of Jinotega
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the right when traveling east.
Homenaje a los primeros ediles del Departamento de Jinotega Juan Gonzalez Z. ∙ Jose Ma. Rivera ∙ Rosalio Herrera ∙ Encarnacion Zeledon ∙ Domingo Estrada ∙ Francisco Montenegro ∙ Toribio Blandon . . . — Map (db m134612) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — General Patricio Centeno Martínez
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the left when traveling east.
Gral. Patricio Centeno Martinez Heroe Nacional Nació el 14 de Noviembre 1816. Militar de carrera, se incorporó al Ejército en 1850. Combatió a las tropas invasoras Norteamericanas en la Hacienda San Jacinto. Coordinó acciones de . . . — Map (db m134864) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Harvey Wells Moller
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the right when traveling east.
Prof. Harvey Wells Moller Historiador, escritor y pintor Nació en Jinotega el 9 de Febrero 1932. Ejerció el magisterio desde 1949 durante 50 años de profesión en Jinotega. Fundador de la Escuela Normal de Jinotega, coronó la Primera . . . — Map (db m134832) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Monsignor Rubén Baltodano y Alfaro
On Calle Central just east of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the right when traveling east.
Mons. Ruben Baltodano y Alfaro Sacerdote misionero Nació en Jinotega el 18 de Diciembre 1913. Ordenado sacerdote el 15 de Agosto 1946, en El Salvador. Llego a Jinotega en 1951. Ejerció el Sacerdocio durante 60 años como el . . . — Map (db m134831) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Parish House of Jinotega
On 1a Avenida Noreste just north of Calle Central, on the left when traveling north.
Casa Parroquial de Jinotega Edificada por el Sr. Cura Canonigo Ruben Baltodano Alfaro Año 1958 a 1960 Gratitud a sus benefactores. English translation: The Parish House of Jinotega Built by the Canonical Priest . . . — Map (db m134613) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — Rubén Darío
On Avenida Central just south of 1a Calle Noroeste, on the right when traveling south.
Principe del Verso Castellano Ruben Dario Brasileños a Nicaraguenses en el cincuentenario de la muerte de Ruben Dario Obsequio de Attila Carvalhaes Pinheiro a Jinotega Rio de Janeiro 1966. English translation: . . . — Map (db m134585) HM
Nicaragua, Jinotega — The Cathedral of Jinotega
On Avenida Central just south of 1a Avenida Noroeste, on the left when traveling south.
“Esta es la casa de Dios y la puerta del cielo” Gen. 28-17 En este lugar se edifico la primera iglesia año 1805 reedificada en 1882 y vuelta a edificar en el año 1952 a 1958 por el Sr. Cura Parroco Canonigo Ruben Baltodano . . . — Map (db m134586) HM
Nicaragua, Matagalpa — Carlos Fonseca Amador
On Calle Francisco Aráuz Blandón just west of Calle Bartolomé Martínez, on the right when traveling west.
Carlos Fonseca Amador Es de los muertos que nunca mueran Nacio en Matagalpa el 23 de Junio de 1936 Cayó en Combate el 8 de Noviembre de 1976 Héroe Nacional 50 Aniversario F.S.L.N. Patria Libre o Morir 2011 “Unidad Por el Bien . . . — Map (db m134617) HM WM
Nicaragua, Matagalpa — The Cathedral of Matagalpa
On Calle just north of Paseo Juan Pablo II, on the left when traveling south.
Iglesia Jubilar 2013 cien años de la provincia eclesiástica de Nicaragua 2014 noventa años de la diócesis de Matagalpa. 2016 Año Jubilar De la misericordia English translation: Jubilee Church of Matagalpa . . . — Map (db m134614) HM
Nicaragua, Matagalpa — The Indian Archers of Matagalpa
On Paseo Juan Pablo II just east of Avenida Bartolomé Martínez, on the right when traveling east.
Homenaje a los Héroes Nacionales Indios Flecheros de Matagalpa “La participación de 60 Indios Flecheros de Matagalpa fue determinante en la gloriosa Batalla de San Jacinto el 14 de Septiembre del año 1856, para vencer y . . . — Map (db m134621) HM WM
Saint Vincent and the Grenadines, Saint George, Kingston — Kingston Methodist Church
On Grenville Street at Higgenson Street, on the right when traveling east on Grenville Street.
Welcome to the Kingstown Methodist Church Methodism officially came to St. Vincent on the 9th of January, 1787, when British missionaries Rev. Thomas Coke, Rev. John Coke, William Warrener and William Hammet landed at the Kingstown Harbour. In . . . — Map (db m135179) HM
The Bahamas, New Providence, Nassau — Hand-Cut Well
Near Augusta Street south of Delancy Street, on the right when traveling north.
Our hand-cut well measures 7.4 feet in diameter and has a depth of 74 feet. It is carved from solid limestone and is reminiscent of the Queen's Staircase sculpted between 1793 and 1794 by "slaves from solid rock with axes and other sharp hand . . . — Map (db m134006) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Southwark — Globe Theatre
On Parl Street just west of Porter Street, on the right when traveling east.
Here stood the Globe Playhouse of Shakespeare, 1598 - 1613.

Commemorated by the Shakespeare Reading Society of London and by subscribers in the United Kingdom and India. — Map (db m135421) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — "Titanic" Memorial
On Donegall Square East just south of Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1), on the right when traveling south.

Erected to the imperishable memory of those gallant Belfast men whose names are here inscribed and who lost their lives on the 15th April, 1912, by the foundering of the Belfast built R.M.S. Titanic, through . . . — Map (db m134331) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — 36th (Ulster) DivisionThe Great War — 1914 - 1918 —
On Shankill Road (Northern Ireland Route B39) at C Coy Street/Carnan Street, on the right when traveling west on Shankill Road.

The Ulster Division has lost more than half the men who attacked and, in doing so, has sacrificed itself for the Empire which has treated them none too well.

The much derided Ulster Volunteer Force has won a name which equals any in . . . — Map (db m134787) HM WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Abhainn na Feirste / River BelfastSlí na Gaeltachta / The Gaeltacht Way
On Divis Street (Northern Ireland Route A501) at Northumberland Street, on the right when traveling west on Divis Street.

Abhainn na Feirste Cé go bhfuil sí clúdaithe faoi choincréit anois agus gan a bheith le feiceáil, is ag an láthair seo ar Shráid Northumberland a chéadtrasnaíonn Abhainn na Feirste Bóthar na bhFál. Ainmníodh an abhainn as an . . . — Map (db m134462) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Albert ClockCathedral Quarter — 1869 —
On Victoria Street at High Street/Queen's Square, on the right when traveling north on Victoria Street.

The Albert Memorial Clock is one of Belfast's best loved landmarks and is affectionately known as the city's very own 'leaning tower'. Standing 35 metres high and constructed mainly of sandstone, it was built on wooden piles on reclaimed, . . . — Map (db m135178) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Anthony Trollope1815 - 1882
On Queen's Square, on the left when traveling east.

Novelist

worked here as Post Office Surveyor — Map (db m135235) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Barney Hughes1808 - 1878
On College Square North just west of College Avenue (County Route B126), on the right when traveling west.

Master Baker Philanthropist lived here — Map (db m134425) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Bayardo Bar Bombing Victims"A Forgotten Atrocity" — Lest We Forget —
On Shankill Road (Northern Ireland Route B39) at Argyle Street, on the left when traveling west on Shankill Road.

In memory of five innocent Protestants slaughtered here by a Republican murder gang on 13th August 1975

William John Gracey aged 63 Samuel Gunning aged 55 Joanne McDowell aged 29 Hugh Alexander Harris aged 21 . . . — Map (db m134827) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — BBC Broadcasting HouseCity Centre — 1941 —
On Ormeau Avenue at Dublin Road, on the left when traveling east on Ormeau Avenue.

Broadcasting House on Ormeau Avenue is the home of the BBC in Northern Ireland. Designed in 1936 by James Millar of Glasgow, the imposing and austere neo-Georgian style is typical of the era. The frame is steel with reinforced concrete floors . . . — Map (db m134216) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Bedford StreetCity Centre
On Dublin Road at Ormeau Avenue, on the left when traveling south on Dublin Road.

The Ulster Hall is perhaps the best known building on Bedford Street. For almost 150 years, it has brought spectacle and delight to the people of Belfast. When the Ulster Hall opened in 1862, it was intended as a multi-purpose venue and space . . . — Map (db m134239) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Belfast City HallCity Centre — 1906 —
On Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Donegall Place, on the right when traveling east on Donegall Square North.

In the 17th century Belfast was little more than a village, but by the end of the 19th century it had become a dynamic industrial powerhouse, its mighty shipbuilding, linen, engineering and tobacco industries fueled by a rapidly growing . . . — Map (db m133776) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Big Bill Campbell and Alastair Von (Ziff)
On Shankill Road (Northern Ireland Route B39) just east of Conway Street/Snugville Street, on the left when traveling east.

In proud memory of a true soldier BIG BILL CAMPBELL Died 8th January 1997 Lest We Forget No.5 Platoon ——————————— No. 1 Platoon 'A' Company L.P.W.W. Scotland . . . — Map (db m135141) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Bobby Sands MPPoet, Gaeilgeoir, Revolutionary, IRA Volunteer. — Slí na Gaeltachta / The Gaeltacht Way —
On Falls Road (Northern Ireland Route A501) at Sevastopol Street, on the right when traveling west on Falls Road.

Ag Sráid Sevastopol cuimhhítear ar Bobby Sands i múrmhaislú a aithnítear ar fud an domhain. Ba scríbhneoir, file, réabhlóidi agus díograiseoir Gaeilge é Sands. Fuair sé bás 5 Bealtaine 1981 tar éis 66 lá ar stailc ocrais. As ucht . . . — Map (db m134465) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Buildings & HousingSandy Row — A little part of Belfast —
On Sandy Row at Hope Street, on the right when traveling north on Sandy Row.

[Historic photo captions read]

1. Residents of Tea Lane built in 1832

2. Great Victoria St Presbyterian Church

3. A typical kitchen in Tea Lane

4. Mabel Street School

5. A living room scene in Tea Lane

6. A Sandy Row . . . — Map (db m134084) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — C Coy. First Battalion Ulster VolunteersU.V.F. • For God and Ulster — Recognition - Appreciation - Remembrance —
On Shankill Road (Northern Ireland Route B39) at C Coy Street/Carnan Street, on the left when traveling east on Shankill Road.

1st Battalion - Belfast Brigade "C" Company Ulster Volunteer Force Killed in Action

Vol. R. McIntyre 10-5-73 Vol. R. Wadsworth 11-4-75 Vol. T. Chapman 12-6-75 Vol. J. McGregor 12-6-75 Vol. W. Hannah . . . — Map (db m134811) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Calder Fountain
On Donegall Quay (Northern Ireland Route A2) at Queen's Square, on the right when traveling south on Donegall Quay.

[Side A]

Erected by Public Subscription As a memorial to the labours of Francis Anderson Calder, Commander, R.N.

In the cause of humanity And to whom is mainly to be attributed the erection, between the years . . . — Map (db m135202) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Civilians Murdered by Loyalists and British Forces During the Course of the Conflict
On Bombay Street just east of Clonard Gardens, on the left when traveling east.

Francis Finnegan — 21-7-20 ([age] 40) Br. Michael Morgan — 22-7-20 (28) Bernard Devlin — 22-7-20 (18) John J. Giles — 22-7-20 (19) Alexander McGoran — 22-7-20 (25) Thomas Robinson — . . . — Map (db m134625) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Clonard MartyrsC Coy 2nd Battalion Belfast Brigade Oglaigh na H-Eireann (Irish Volunteers)I measc laochra na ngaedheal go rabh riad/Among the heroes there were many —
On Bombay Street just east of Clonard Gardens, on the left when traveling east.
Roll of Honor

Vol. Sean Gaynor · 26th Sept. 1920 Vol. Dan Duffin · 23rd April 1921 Vol. Pat Duffin · 23rd April 1921 Vol. Seán McCartney · 8th May 1921 Vol. Gerard O'Callaghan · 31st Aug. 1942 Vol. Tom Williams . . . — Map (db m134620) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Crown BarCity Centre — 1826 —
On Great Victoria Street (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Amelia Street, on the left when traveling south on Great Victoria Street.

The Crown Bar is a gem in Belfast's architectural crown! This priceless time capsule is a rare and remarkably intact survivor of the 19th century gin palaces. Moreover, it is a living, breathing pub, described by John Betjeman as a "many . . . — Map (db m135124) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — CultureSandy Row — A little part of Belfast —
On Sandy Row at Hope Street, on the right when traveling north on Sandy Row.

[Historic photo captions read]

1. Romance blossoms at the Twelfth bonfire

2. Parade 1981

3. Arch outside Sandro Cinema in 1931

4. Jimmy Fryers on the Lambeg Drum in 1974

5. Sandy Row Orange Hall, opened in 1868

6. . . . — Map (db m134121) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Custom HouseCathedral Quarter — 1857 —

The Custom House is an imposing two storey Victorian building designed by the architect Charles Lanyon and built in the Italian style. The existence of such a building was made possible and necessary as Belfast became one of the greatest . . . — Map (db m135257) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Custom House SquareCathedral Quarter
On Queen's Square just east of Princess Street, on the right when traveling east.

This part of Cathedral Quarter is an area of great historical importance. It was the birthplace of Belfast, where the River Farset joined the River Lagan. In the past, ships tied up at quays here, but today Custom House Square provides an area . . . — Map (db m135188) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Divis Street / Sráid DhuibhiseThe Gaeltacht Quarter / An Cheathrú Ghaeltachta
On Divis Street (Northern Ireland Route A501) 0.4 kilometers west of Westlink (Northern Ireland Route A12), on the right when traveling west.

There are many places of social and cultural significance in this vicinity. Raise your eyes and you'll see the twin spires of St Peter's Cathedral, a much-loved landmark of West Belfast. St Peter's is the mother church of the Diocese of Down & . . . — Map (db m134447) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Donegall PlaceCity Centre
On Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Donegall Place, on the left when traveling east on Donegall Square North.

In the 17th century, this area was part of the formal gardens of Belfast Castle but today it is the thriving retail centre of the city. The scene is dominated by Belfast City Hall (1906), centred on Donegall Square and near this point is the . . . — Map (db m134418) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Donegall QuayCathedral Quarter
On Donegall Quay (Northern Ireland Route A2) at Queen's Square, on the right when traveling south on Donegall Quay.

You are at the Lagan Lookout and the Lagan Weir. There are fascinating places to visit in all directions from here. Head past Bigfish towards Corporation Square in the heart of Belfast's Sailortown district. There are two particularly . . . — Map (db m135252) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Donegall Square NorthCity Centre
On Wellington Place/Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Donegall Square West, on the left when traveling east on Wellington Place/Donegall Square North.

The splendid vista of the City Hall (1906) dominates the view from here, but it is by no means the only building of architectural or cultural merit to be seen. Take a circuit around the City Hall and discover some of the highlights of Donegall . . . — Map (db m134186) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Donegall Square SouthCity Centre
On Donegall Square South (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Linenhall Street, on the left when traveling west on Donegall Square South.

During the late 18th and early 19th centuries, the balance of commercial power in Belfast shifted southward towards the White Linen Hall, where the City Hall, 1906, now stands. Donegall Square gradually became the heart of Belfast and Donegall . . . — Map (db m134242) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Dr. James McDonnell1763 - 1845
On Donegall Place just south of Fountain Lane, on the right when traveling south.

Physician 'Father of Belfast medicine' lived in a house in this street — Map (db m134419) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Fall Road Carnegie Library / Leabharlann Carnegie na bhFálThe Gaeltacht Quarter / An Cheathrú Ghaeltachta
On Falls Road (Northern Ireland Route A501) at Sevastopol Street, on the left when traveling east on Falls Road.

It is appropriate that the Gaeltacht Quarter, a place that is alive with language, should be home to one of the finest Carnegie libraries in Belfast. Carnegie libraries were built in the early part of the 20th century with money donated by the . . . — Map (db m134579) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — First U.S.A.E.F. Landed in This City 26 Jan 1942Second World War
On Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Donegall Place, on the right when traveling east on Donegall Square North.

[Title is text]

[US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy Emblems] — Map (db m133801) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Francis Maginn1861 - 1918
On College Square North just west of College Avenue (County Route B126), on the right when traveling west.

Pioneer for Rights and Education of Deaf People worked here — Map (db m134422) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Frederick Temple
On Donegall Square West just north of Donegall Square South, on the right when traveling north.

To the illustrious memory of Frederick Temple 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava KP. 1826 - 1902 Governor-General of Canada Viceroy of India Ambassador at St Petersburg Constantinople Rome and Paris . . . — Map (db m133909) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Frizzell's Fish Shop Bombing Victims
On Shankill Road (Northern Ireland Route B39) just east of Canmore Street, on the left when traveling east.

This Tablet marks the site of Frizzel[l]’s Fish shop, where at 1.05 p.m. on Saturday 23rd October 1993 a terrorist bomb exploded.

9 innocent souls lost their lives and many more were injured. . . . — Map (db m134826) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Grand Opera HouseCity Centre
On Great Victoria Street (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Glengall Street, on the left when traveling north on Great Victoria Street.

When the Grand Opera House opened its doors on 23 December 1895, it was an instant success. Crowds flocked to see a great variety of entertainment, including opera, drama, pantomime, circus, and the latest London comedy or musical.

Since . . . — Map (db m134036) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Great Victoria StreetCity Centre
On Great Victoria Street (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Hope Street, on the left when traveling north on Great Victoria Street.

Two of Belfast's best loved buildings are on Great Victoria Street - the Grand Opera House (1895) and the Crown Bar (1885). Nearby, at the junction with Fisherwick Place, stands the Scottish Baronial style Presbyterian Assembly Building (1905). . . . — Map (db m135126) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Henry George "Harry" Ferguson1884 - 1960
On Donegall Square East just south of Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1), on the left when traveling south.

Inventor Had business premises on this site — Map (db m134290) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — High StreetCity Centre
On High Street at Victoria Street, on the left when traveling west on High Street.

High Street and its environs contain a rich architectural heritage. Budding sleuths will appreciate the St. George's Building (1881), one-time home of the Ulster Overcoat Company, makers of Sherlock Holmes' famous overcoat. By way of . . . — Map (db m135142) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — HistorySandy Row — A little part of Belfast —
On Sandy Row at Hope Street, on the right when traveling north on Sandy Row.

[Historic photo captions read]

1. Early map of Sandy Row in 1858

2. Sandy Row busy with shoppers in days gone by

3. Sandy Row in 1907 looking towards Lisburn Road

4. Sandy Row with Gilpins in the distance

5. Looking . . . — Map (db m134124) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Howard StreetCity Centre
On Howard Street (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Great Victoria Street (Northern Ireland Route A1), on the left when traveling west on Howard Street.

In the 19th century Howard Street was the site of a House Of Correction which bore the inscription “Within amend, without beware” over its front door. Today the street is dominated by the gothic architecture and corner tower of the . . . — Map (db m133823) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — IndustrySandy Row — A little part of Belfast —
On Sandy Row at Hope Street, on the right when traveling north on Sandy Row.

[Historic photo captions read]

1. Murray's Tobacco Factory opened in 1901

2. Ulster Spinning Co. staff in the 1930s

3. Bill Hewitt, drum maker of Sandy Row

4. Workers at the Albion factory in 1919

5. Belfast City . . . — Map (db m134119) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — James Holmes1753-1832
On Queen's Square at Princess Street, on the right when traveling east on Queen's Square.

First US Consul in Belfast at Chichester Quay opposite here 1796 — Map (db m135184) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — James Joseph Magennis1919 ~ 1986
On Donegall Square North (Northern Ireland Route A1) at Donegall Place, on the right when traveling east on Donegall Square North.

This memorial honours Belfastman & former H.M.S. Ganges Boy (1935 DJX 144907) Leading Seaman Magennis who while serving as the diver in H.M. Submarine XE111 was awarded the Victoria Cross . . . — Map (db m133977) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — King William III - "King Billy's on the Wall"12th July 1690 — Welcome to Sandy Row —
On Sandy Row at Linfield Road, on the right when traveling south on Sandy Row.

William III encourages his troops, on the morning of July 12th 1690

Let ambition fire thy mind Laat ambitie brand un'verstand

Williamite Forces Danish, English, Dutch, French Huguenots, Prussian, Scots, . . . — Map (db m134153) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Korean War Memorial
On Donegall Square West just north of Donegall Square South, on the right when traveling north.

Men from many parts of the British Isles, but predominately from every community and part of Ireland, fought with the RUR in the ‘Happy Valley’ battle in defence of Seoul, capital of South Korea

The memorial above was carved by a Korean . . . — Map (db m133844) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Leading Seaman James Magennis, VC1919-1986
On Great Victoria Street (Northern Ireland Route A1) just north of Wellwood Street, on the left when traveling north.

Submariner Born in Belfast ——————————— Acting Leading Seaman James Joseph Magennis VC, Royal Navy Was born in Belfast

Awarded the VC for his action on 31 July . . . — Map (db m135308) HM WM


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