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Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — The Mary Crowley MonumentOur Heritage
The Mary Crowley monument is the first public monument in honour of a Canadian-born female. It was erected in 1870 following a unanimous vote of the Nova Scotia Legislature. "Mary E. Crowley lies beneath this sod, a victim to fraternal love, having . . . — Map (db m140763) HM
Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Thinkers' Lodge
English: In 1957, at the height of the Cold War, the first Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs took place in this serene setting. Hosted by philanthropist Cyrus Eaton, top-level scientists from both sides of the Iron . . . — Map (db m140759) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough), Queensport — Queensport, Guysborough County
A Community linked to the Sea Queensport was a fishing village community long before the first European settlers arrived here in the 1700s. Each spring and summer, the aboriginal Mi’kmaq would gather to harvest fish, one of the most . . . — Map (db m140535) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — Canso Soldiers Memorial
To the Glory of God and in loving memory of those who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War Canso Louis Dort, Vernon Earle, Roy Greencorn, Lee Martin Hart, Arthur S. Horton, James B. Keating, Percy J. Lumsden, James Arthur Manuel, . . . — Map (db m140441) WM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — Harbour Traffic/Le traffic du port
Only a century ago the spars of many schooners filled this harbour. Vessels from Lunenburg and the "Boston States" entered to take on bait, ice and water before sailing to the banks offshore. Canso shipyards constructed smaller coastal . . . — Map (db m140521) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — The Canso Islands/ Les îles Canso
During the seventeenth century French fishermen came from Cape Breton, across Chedabucto Bay, to fish for cod in thirty foot shallops. Later, the New England colonists came in their schooners. They fished the Banks and dried their fish . . . — Map (db m140536) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — We Heard the News First/Nous étions les premiers à avoir les nouvelles
On May 23, 1881, the steamer Faraday landed a transatlantic telegraph cable at Dover Bay. The cable allowed the news of Europe to flash underneath the ocean for 2,531 nautical miles. The European news arrived in Canso and Hazel Hill . . . — Map (db m140501) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — Welcome to Canso Harbour/Bienvenue au Port de Canso
This is a place where seafaring people found shelter from the harshness of the Northwest Atlantic. It is the most easterly point of mainland Nova Scotia, remote and exposed upon Chedabucto peninsula, yet close to the fishing banks so . . . — Map (db m140505) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Canso — Where Fishermen Meet/Lieu de rencontre des pêcheurs
Fishermen sailed to this coast before the earliest explorers. In the early 1600s French and Basque fishermen dropped handlines in the waters. By 1725 New Englanders were pulling in cod worth 150,000 pounds (New England currency) . . . — Map (db m140554) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Queensport — Our Forefathers
Early European Settlers The first European settlers of Queensport -- then known as Crow Harbour – bore family names of Digdon, Lamb, Lindsay, Sherlock, and Smith. The latter two families established a large fishing enterprise in the . . . — Map (db m140674) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Whitehead — Folklore & Trivia
Folklore of Whitehead In April of about 1880, a brig sailed into Whitehead Harbour, claiming to be headed to Greenland whaling. Strangely, it had no name, and no one was allowed aboard or ashore. They stayed in harbor about a week. . . . — Map (db m140380) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Whitehead — Port Felix
Village of Port Felix/Molasses Harbour Early Acadians called Port Felix Molasses Harbour because of a keg of molasses washing up on shore. Many Acadian settlers arrived about 1797 after the fall of Louisbourg. Following the American . . . — Map (db m140390) HM
Nova Scotia (Guysborough County), Whitehead — Whitehead
Early names of the community were Martingot and Tete Blanche. Lovell's 1871 Directory of Nova Scotia said "Whitehaven is a fishing settlement intended to be the terminus of the inter-colonial railway. The harbour is one of the finest on the . . . — Map (db m140352) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — John William Ritchie(1808-1890)
English: A gifted lawyer, legislator, and judge, this Father of Confederation helped pave the way for Nova Scotia's reluctant entry into the new Dominion. He was a member of this colony's legislature and served as solicitor . . . — Map (db m140961) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — William Henry Chase1852-1933
English: A native of Kings County, Chase made his fortune as a shipper of potatoes and apples, warehouse developer and speculator in Annapolis Valley fruits. Active in the Nova Scotia Fruit Grower’s Association, he initiated apple . . . — Map (db m141002) HM
Nova Scotia (Kings County), Grand Pré — Memorial Church/L'église-souvenir
L'église-souvenir Un témoignage durable L'église-souvenir représente l'attachement profond du peuple acadien au lieu historique national du Canada de Grand-Pré. Construite en 1922 grâce à des fonds recueillis . . . — Map (db m140428) HM
Nova Scotia (Kings County), Grand Pré — The Landscape of Grand Pré/Le Paysage de Grand-PréHow the Battle Unfolded/Le déroulement de la bataille
How the Battle Unfolded During the first half of the 18th century, France and Great Britain were at war for imperial domination of North America. Most Acadians, including those at Grand Pré, wanted to stay out of the conflict and be . . . — Map (db m140430) HM
Nova Scotia (Kings County), Horton Landing — The Tragedy of the Deportation/La tragédie de la Déportation
In 1755, the worldwide struggle for empire between Great Britain and France had tragic consequences for the Acadians of Les Mines and elsewhere in Nova Scotia/Acadie Lt-Col. John Winslow was the Massachusetts officer in charge of the . . . — Map (db m140393) HM
Ontario, Ottawa — Notre-Dame Cathedral Basilica / Basilique cathédrale Notre-Dame
English: First planned as a parish church in 1839, Notre-Dame was transformed as it achieved the status of cathedral for the new Catholic Diocese of Bytown in 1847, mother church of the Archdiocese of Ottawa, and basilica in 1879. . . . — Map (db m140471) HM
Prince Edward Island (Kings County), Elmira — The Original Fog Alarm BuildingLe « Fog Alarm Building »
English: The original fog alarm building was added to the East Point Light Station in 1885 as a navigational aid. It was replaced in 1908 with a larger building at a cost of $8000.00, and remains one of the few intact fog alarm . . . — Map (db m140620) HM
Prince Edward Island (Prince County), Summerside — Salute to the Prince Edward Island Railway
The Prince Edward Island Railway began operating in 1875. Its establishment was accomplished largely through the efforts of two Summerside brothers, James Colledge Pope, who was Premier when the Railway Bill was passed in 1871, and William Henry . . . — Map (db m141019) HM
Prince Edward Island (Prince County), Summerside — The Railway Station
The Prince Edward Island Railway was established in 1871. By 1874 there were 70 stations across the Island, including an open-ended "Terminal" Station about a mile north of the Summerside harbour. A track ran down to the waterfront where the . . . — Map (db m141017) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Charlottetown — A BIG Year / Une année CRUCIALE
English: 1864 was an important year in Charlottetown. The Charlottetown Conference, held in September, gave delegates from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and the colony of Canada one week to meet, share ideas, . . . — Map (db m141114) HM
Quebec (Acton MRC), Upton — Le Magasin Général Upton / The Upton General StoreUn Brin d'Historie / A Bit of History
Français: Il y a une centaine d'années, le magasin général était un incontournable de tout village rural québécois. On y trouvait une variété de marchandises : des produits alimentaires, de l'équipement agricole, des vêtements, . . . — Map (db m140546) HM
Quebec (Les Maskoutains MRC), Saint-Hyacinthe — Honoré Mercier(1840-1894)
Français: Cet habile avocat, orateur, journaliste et homme d'État commencé sa carrière ici, à Saint-Hyacinthe. Élu à la Chambre des communes en 1872, Honoré Mercier devient député à l'Assemblée législative en 1879 et chef des . . . — Map (db m140709) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Forcheim), Forchheim — Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell
Erbaut im Jahre 1712 vom Vorchheimer Glockengießer Johann Conrad Roth Am 20. Juli 1815 von Gastwirt Heinrich Bayer aus Vorchheim für 2050 Gulden gekauft und heißt seit dieser Zeit Gasthaus Blaue Glocke

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Built in the . . . — Map (db m141074) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Forchheim), Forchheim — Georg Mayer-Franken
Geburtshaus des erfolgreichen Sohnes unserer Stadt Georg Mayer-Franken Kunstmaler und Professor an der stadt. Malschule in München 15. März 1870 - 18. März 1926

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(English translation:)

Birthplace of . . . — Map (db m141135) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Beenarourke — Colonel Patrick J. Quinlan

of this Parish who commanded the Irish UN Peace Keeping Force in the Battle of Jadotville in the Congo in 1961

Officially unveiled by former Taoiseach

Enda Kenny TD October 2017 — Map (db m140707) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Beenarourke — Com an Chiste

Taistealaithe oíche

Tá sé seo an cheann de na háiteanna is fearr ar Domhan le bheith ag féachaint ar réaltaí na spéiew an oíche.

Is é[?]an Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve an chéad cheantar sa leathsféar . . . — Map (db m140708) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Caherdaniel — Bóthar an Ime / Bóthar an ChuinsailéaraButter Road / Daniel O'Connell's Road

Bóthar an Ime / Bóthar an Chuinsailéara

Tá aithne forleathan ar an mbóthar seo, a bhí in úsáid san ochtú agus sa luath-naoú chéad déag, faoin dá anim seo. Iompraíodh im ó Chiarraí Theas ar an mbóthar seo go dtí margadh an ime i . . . — Map (db m140842) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Caherdaniel — The Sun / An ghrian

Diameter 1.4 million km or 100 Earth diameters

Model Size 76.2 cm

Distance from Earth: 150 million km or Astronomical Unit (1 AU)

Orbit Period: 27 days

Atmosphere: mostly Helium and Hydrogen

Surface Temperature: . . . — Map (db m140847) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Castlecove — Church of the Most Precious Blood

It was [B]ishop Moynihans wish to build a church in Castle Cove. His reason for building a church here was, as a curate in 1917 he saw first hand the people of Castle Cove walking the long journey to Caherdaniel. When they finally . . . — Map (db m140518) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Derrynane More — Teach do laoch / Home for a heroTeach Dhoire Fhíonáin / Derrynane House

Sárstátaire Éireannach Bhí bá ar leith ag Dónall Uí Chonaill, 'an Fuascailteoir' agus athair ghluaiseacht neamhspleáchais na hÉireann le Doire Fhíonáin. Ba é an stocaireacht a rinne sé ba chúis le hachtú Acht Fhuascailt na . . . — Map (db m140797) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Staigue — Cathair na Stéige / Staigue Fort

Tá sé seo ar cheann de na cathracha is mó agus is breátha in Éirinn agus is dóigh gur i gcéadta luatha d'aois Chríost, sular tháinig an Chríostaíocht go hÉirinn, a tógadh í. Ní foláir nó go raibh taoiseach nó feimeoir . . . — Map (db m140605) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Charlie Chaplin

Fear na scannan cara an choireáin a chaith blianta shona inár measc. For the man who made the movies speak in the hearts of millions Charlie spent many years in our midst as a welcome and humble guest and friend of . . . — Map (db m140959) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Commercial Cable Company1884 - 1962 — Waterville Station —

This is the main entrance to the Cable Station property. This station operated 6 cables to America, 4 cables to the U.K. and 2 to France. Together with its sister companies it relayed cablegrams worldwide.

The company broke . . . — Map (db m141068) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Dr. Thomas George Millerick 1864-1898

Dr. Millerick served this community with great diligence for 11 years from 1887 until his death in 1898 at the age of 33. He is buried at Abbey Island, Derrynane in the O'Connell family plot.

Derrynane Dispensary Committee . . . — Map (db m140949) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Iveragh Lodge

Built in 1858, as a shooting lodge, by J. Clemanti.

The Commercial Cable Company purchased the lodge in 1884 for the superintendent's residence and as the company's first office.

The office was later enlarged by an . . . — Map (db m141081) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Iveragh Lodge • Commercial Cable Company 1st OfficesCommercial Cable Company • 1899-1964 — Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail .1857-1966. Stop WV8 —

Superintendent's Residence

Take a moment to read the adjacent commemorative plaque for information on the heritage of this house.

In addition to the Superintendent's residence the grounds also included the Bachelor's . . . — Map (db m141086) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Latitude 51 49' 50"·54 N. Longitude 10 10' 15"·5 W.

Determined in 1892 by Herbert Hall Turner and Henry Park Hollis Royal Observatory, Greenwich and Prof. Clement H. McLeod McGill . . . — Map (db m141094) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Latitude and Longitude Stone 1892Changing the Clocks of North America & Beyond! — Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail .1857-1966. Stop WV9 —

Erected by the Commercial Cable Company in the 1890's to mark Waterville Cable Station's participation in the 1892 international project with Greenwich Observatory and McGill University, to determine the longitude of . . . — Map (db m141096) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Mick O'Dwyer

Born 9th June 1936 Birthplace Waterville, Co. Kerry

Parents John O'Dwyer and Mary Galvin Married Mary Carmel O'Sullivan on 20th Feb 1962 Family Four sons: John, Michael, Robert and Karl ---------------- . . . — Map (db m140960) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — New OfficeCommercial Cable Company • 1899-1964 — Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail • 1857-1966 • Stop WV7 —

This building, designed by renowned Irish architect J.F. Fuller FSA, housed the offices of the Commercial Cable Company from 1899 to 1964. Worldwide telegraphs were received and transmitted from here. Waterville was one of the . . . — Map (db m141069) HM

Israel, Northern District, Migdal — Discoveries at MagdalaMagdala is a place of many treasures
English Text: The Magdala stone: A three-dimensional model of the Temple on which the holy scrolls were placed, was found inside the synagogue. Four miqva'ot: Purification baths fed by underground water sources are unique compared . . . — Map (db m140979) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — Domestic Housing Area
The architecture of this area allows us to distinguish two streets that separate three structures following the same symmetric layout as the rooms located west. They are constructed from local materials: the walls are made of roughly hewn basalt . . . — Map (db m140515) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — History of Magdalac. 200 BC / c. 20-60 AD / 67 AD / c. 100 AD / c. 200 AD
English Text: c. 200 BC Magdala is established, likely through Hasmonean influence (Jewish families), during the Hellenistic period. c. 20-60 AD Magdala develops from a small village into a prosperous city known for fish . . . — Map (db m140983) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
This ritual space stands out due to its mosaic floor that is made of thousands of colored tesserae. A white background, framed by a black meander pattern surrounded by an orange rectangle, emphasizes the image of a rosette in the central panel, . . . — Map (db m140534) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
The main axis of this complex is a north-south street that divides two buildings. There are two types of contexts here: housing units in the southern area are constructed simply with blocks of basalt stone and limestone walls. To the east ands west . . . — Map (db m140857) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
The building has peculiar architectural elements, and the existence of groundwater was key for locating the miqwa'ot. The analysis of the architectural plan and the building system suggests that this ritual space on the outside had similar . . . — Map (db m140867) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
The Jewish communities of Israel in the Second Temple period used unique water installations called miqwa'ot, which enabled them to maintain ritual purity. According to the Halakhah (Jewish law), religious people should immerse into . . . — Map (db m140973) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — Magdala's Hall of FameFamous feet walked these shores
English Texts: Magdala was the hometown of Mary Magdalene - one of Jesus' most faithful followers. Luke 4:15, Matthew 4:23; 9:35; Mark 1:39 "Jesus went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good . . . — Map (db m140982) HM
Israel, Northern District (Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council), Chorazim — Conch
English Text: A decorated conch which flanked the Ark of the law. — Map (db m140475) HM
Israel, Northern District (Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council), Chorazim — Decorated Column
English Text: A decorated column, part of the Ark of the Law. — Map (db m140479) HM
Israel, Northern District (Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council), Chorazim — Seat of Moses
English Text: "Seat (Cathedra) of Moses" One of the important finds in the Chorazin synagogue is a decorated basalt chair with an Aramaic inscription which mentions Yudan, son of Yishmael, who donated of his wealth to the building of . . . — Map (db m140472) HM
Israel, Northern District (Mevo'ot HaHermon Regional Council), Chorazim — The Synagogue
English text: Chorazin's ancient synagogue was first excavated in 1905-1907 by a German expedition headed by H. Kohl and C. Watzinger, and in the 1920s and in 1939 by the Mandatory Department of Antiquities and the Hebrew University of . . . — Map (db m140488) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Ahuehuetes of Chapultepec
Ahuehuetes de Chapultepec Ahuehuete, del náhuatl “viejo del agua”, por sus raíces: atl: “agua” y huehuetl: “viejo”. Considerado en la época prehispánica un árbol sagrado. Aun forma parte de ritos . . . — Map (db m140548) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Mexican Presidential Residence Miguel Alemán
Casa Miguel Alemán Al asumir la presidencia de la república, en 1946, el licenciado Miguel Alemán Valdés decidió que la "Casa Lázaro Cárdenas" era demasiado austera para la imagen de crecimiento y modernidad que él quería imprimirle . . . — Map (db m140552) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Barracks of the Queen's Dragoons
. . . — Map (db m141122) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Benito Juárez ParkSan Miguel de Allende - El Corazón de México
Parque Benito Juárez Parque Juárez fue construido en uno de los sitios más bellos de San Miguel, dedicado desde hace varios lustros a la recreación de la comunidad. Durante las centurias virreinales, a este paraje histórico le . . . — Map (db m140849) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — El Chorro NeighborhoodSan Miguel de Allende - El Corazón de México
Barrio del Chorro Es uno de los sitios históricos más importantes de la ciudad. Se relaciona a las fundaciones que se vivieron entre 1542, 1548 y 1555, durante el proceso de conquista y colonización española de los territorios del . . . — Map (db m141083) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Juan José Martínez
Aquí nació Juan José Martínez Pípila Soc. Amigos de San Miguel Allende Juan Jose de los Reyes Martinez “El Pipila” 1782-1863 25 de julio de 1963 Homenaje a Juan Jose de los Reyes Martinez Amaro . . . — Map (db m141093) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Manor House of the de la Canal Family (Allende Institute)San Miguel de Allende - El Corazón de México
Casa Solariega de la Familia de la Canal (Instituto Allende) La historia de este inmueble se encuentra vinculada estrechamente a la de su propietario, Don Manuel Tomás de la Canal y Bueno de Baeza, un español criollo originario de la . . . — Map (db m140625) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Site of the Primitive Post Office
. . . — Map (db m140862) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Tomás Delgado Diosdado"Manito"
La Empresa, Amigos y la Afición rinden merecido Homenaje al ex-novillero sanmiguelense Tomás Delgado Diosdado “Manito” Quien lidio 9 novilladas en la Plaza México, y ha sido promotor y maestro del toreo. San Miguel de . . . — Map (db m141134) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Villa Zacateros
Villa Zacateros Hotel Boutique & Mexico Propiedad constiuida a principio del siglo XVIII Catalogada como monumento histórico por el Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) English: This property was . . . — Map (db m140852) HM
Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona — Antoni Campillo i Matheu
(Catalan:)

El Rd. Doct. Antoni Campillo i Matheu 1698 - 1779

Illustre historiador arxiver i diocesà Visqué i morí en aquest carrer

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(English translation:)

Dr. Antoni . . . — Map (db m141119) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — "La Solidaridad"
(Catalan:)

Seu del periòdic reformista filipí (1889-1895) des del qual l'heroi nacional José Rizal i d'altres personalitats, van contribuir decisivament a la independència del seu país.

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. . . — Map (db m140599) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Andreu Nin
(Catalan:)

"Aqui, el 16 de juny de 1937, els seus companys veiérem per darrera vega da Andreu Nin (1892-1937), Secretari Polític del P.O.U.M., Lluitador pel Socialisme i la Llibertat, Víctima de L'Stalinisme.

Els . . . — Map (db m141128) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Angel Guimerá
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa morí Angel Guimerá Poeta i Dramaturg 1847-1924

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(English translation:)

In this housed died the poet and playwright, Angel Guimera (1847-1924). — Map (db m141105) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Antoni Clavé i Sanmartí
(Catalan:)

Aquí hí víure, entre 1915 i 1924, Antoni Clavé i Sanmartí (Barcelona 1913 - Sant Tropés 2005) Artista En el centenari del seu naixement Abril de 2013

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(English . . . — Map (db m140499) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Antoni Tàpies i Puig
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa va neixer l'artista Antoni Tàpies i Puig (Barcelona 1923 - 2012) -

(English translation:)

In this house was born the artist, Antoni Tàpies i Puig (Barcelona 1923 - . . . — Map (db m140616) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Carles Pi i Sunyer
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa nasqué, el dia 29 de febrer de 1.888 Carles Pi i Sunyer Escriptor i Polític, que fou alcalde de Barcelona, Conseller de la Generalitat de Catalunya i Ministre de la República. . . . — Map (db m141132) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Casal de Montserrat
(Catalan:)

Aquí hi hagué es Casal de Montserrat On, del 1947 al 1965, s'hostarjaren grups i entitats que lluitaren pel redreçament de Catalunya.

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(English translation:)

Here was . . . — Map (db m140607) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Francesc Salva i Campillo (1751-1828)
(Catalan:)

El Doctor

Francesc Salvà i Campillo Eminent Home de Ciències Nasquè, visquè i morí a la casa No 11 d'aquèst Carrer de Petritxol

Homenatge del Veïns: . . . — Map (db m141108) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Gustau A. Muñoz
(Catalan:)

Militant de la Unió de Joves Marxistes-Leninistes Assassinat per les forces d'ocupació l'11 de setembre de 1978 -

(English translation:)

Militant of the Marxists-Leninist Union . . . — Map (db m141133) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Jaume Fuster Birthplace
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa va néixer Jaume Fuster (1945-1998) i aquí va iniciar-se com a escriptor d'una obra àmplia i ambiciosa, en molts gèneres i per a tota mena de lectors.

24 d'Abril de . . . — Map (db m140587) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Joan Magriñà i Sanromà
(Catalan:)

Mestre, Ballarí i Coreògraf Fundà el seu estudi en el Núm. 1 d'aquest carrer l'any 1936 1936 - 1995 -

(English translation:)

Instructor, Dancer and Choreographer He founded . . . — Map (db m141098) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Joaquim Serra i Corominas
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa hi va viure Joaquim Serra i Corominas L'insigne compositor catala -

(English translation:)

In this house lived Joaquim Serra i Corominas, the noted Catalan . . . — Map (db m140610) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — José Rizal (1861-1896)
(Catalan:)

L'heroi nacional filipí José Rizal fou acollit, en arribar a Barcelona el 1882, en aquest Hotel España, conegut aleshores com a Fonda España.

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(English translation:)

The Filipino . . . — Map (db m141138) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Josep Puiggarí i Llobet
(Catalan:)

Josep Puiggarí i Llobet 1821-1903 Protector de la cultura i de les arts Nasquè al carrer de Petritxol i visquè aquesta casa

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(English translation:)

Josep Puiggarí i Llobet 1821-1903 . . . — Map (db m141075) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Josep Rodoreda i Santigós
(Catalan:)

En el núm. II d'aquest carrer, va néixer Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (Barcelona 1851 - Buenos Aires 1922) Director de la Banda Municipal i fundador de l'Escola Municipal de Música de . . . — Map (db m141136) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Lluís Millà i Reig (1921-2005)
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa hi va néixer Lluís Millà i Reig Llibreter, editor i arxiver teatral

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(English translation:)

In this house was born Lluís Millà i Reig, publisher, editor and theatre . . . — Map (db m141117) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Maurici Serrahima i Bofill
(Catalan:)

Maurici Serrahima i Bofill (Barcelona 1902-1979) Escriptor, advocat i senador Va néixer en aquesta casa i hi va viure fins el 1909 -

(English translation:)

Maurici Serrahima i Bofill . . . — Map (db m141072) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Miquel Llobet i Solés
(Catalan:)

Miquel Llobet i Solés (Barcelona 1878 - 1938) Guitarrista i Compositor En aquesta casa va néixer el virtuós músic català, precurso de l'escola moderna de la guitarra clàssica

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(English . . . — Map (db m140580) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Montserrat Caballé
(Catalan:)

Treballà a la Casa Comella L'any 1950

L'associacio de veïns Ho recorda en homenatge pel temps passat aquí -

(English translation:)

Worked at the Casa Comella during the year . . . — Map (db m141107) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Ramon Bech i Taberner
(Catalan:)

Aquí va viure Ramon Bech i Taberner (1918-1995), advocat i poeta, Guanyador del Premi Carles Riba 1960

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(English translation:)

Here lived Ramon Bech i Taberner (1918-1995), lawyer . . . — Map (db m141097) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Roberto Bolaño Ávalos
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa va viure l'escriptor i poeta Roberto Bolaño Ávalos (Santiago de Xile 1953 - Barcelona 2008)

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(English translation:)

In this house lived the writer and poet, . . . — Map (db m140500) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Rómulo Gallegos
(Catalan:)

Aquí visqué i escriví (1930)

Rómulo Gallegos

Novelista eminent President de la Republica de Venezuela

Caracas 1884-1969

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(English translation:)

Here lived and . . . — Map (db m140584) HM

Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Cherokee Trail Of Tears
Of the various detachments that removed the Cherokee People from their home lands in the southeastern United States, three of them landed in Decatur at what became Rhodes Ferry Park. Due to the difficulty of navigating the Muscle Shoals portion of . . . — Map (db m140846) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Fight For Survival
The Cherokee people resisted the government's order to leave the Tennessee Valley. They signed petitions and lobbied Congress. Yet the Indian Removal Act of 1830 still passed. In March 1837, the first detachment—a group of Cherokee families, . . . — Map (db m140851) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Packed with People
On this river in front of you, 2,300 Cherokee people arrived in waves, forced from their Tennessee Valley homeland in 1837 to 1838. The steamer Knoxville towed flat boats loaded with Cherokee families. Heavy rains soaked their clothes. Cold . . . — Map (db m140855) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Uprooted From Home
This is a site of painful memory, a place of upheaval. Decatur was just one stop on a deadly journey over 1,000 miles — the forced removal of the Cherokee people from the Tennessee Valley. Along the edge of the Tennessee River, this town . . . — Map (db m140859) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Words of Resistance
Oral tradition—stories passed from one generation to the next—long told the history of the Cherokee people. Sequoyah was the first to write it down. In 1921, about 90 miles east of Decatur, he created the Cherokee syllabary, a set of 85 . . . — Map (db m140861) HM
California (Kern County), Edwards AFB — HL-10Lifting Body
Flown 37 times by NASA's Flight Research Center, Edwards Air Force Base, California First Flight December 22, 1966 Final Flight July 17,1970 Maxium Speed and Altitude Records for Lifting Bodies Held By The HL-10: Mach 1.86 (1228 . . . — Map (db m139901) HM
California (Kern County), Keene — 1056 — Cesar E. Chavez National MonumentLa Paz — Refuge —
Cesar Chavez, the farmworker who became this nation's most important Latino leader in the 20th century, chose this as his home, office, and final resting place. Here he found spiritual and physical refuge from the conflict and threats faced by . . . — Map (db m140336) HM
California (Kern County), Lebec — The First and Only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army
The first and only "Camel Brigade" of the United States Army Commanded by Lt. Edward F. Beale 1857-1864 San Antonio, Texas to Fort Tejon, California — Map (db m140695) HM
California (Kern County), Tehachapi — 25 — People of the MountainsThe Nuwa Tribe
In this village scene from before contact with the white man, women weave baskets and grind foodstuffs in bedrock mortars. Children play games, as the men make tools and weave rabbit pelt blankets. The border shows more recent members and elders . . . — Map (db m140486) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Arcadia — 3 — Arcadia County ParkHistory Lives Here
The City of Arcadia was founded by Elias J. “Lucky” Baldwin from part of his large landholdings (Santa Anita Rancho) in the San Gabriel Valley. Baldwin was responsible for incorporating Arcadia as a City and became Arcadia’s first mayor. . . . — Map (db m140512) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 111 — Adams Square Gas Station
Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture. — Map (db m140830) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 255 — The Original Pantry Cafe
The Original Pantry, opened in 1924, moved to present location in 1950. Never closed since opening. — Map (db m140667) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — Space ParkAIAA Historic Aerospace Site
Beginning in 1961, at what was then the Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation, the dedicated employees of Space Park designed and built more than 100 of the world's most technically challenging satellites, rocket engines and astronomical observatories. . . . — Map (db m141124) HM
California (Sacramento County), Galt — Cemetery of Children
Old Liberty was a stagecoach stop in the north east section of San Joaquin County. It linked lower Sacramento to the gold country. As the weary pioneers would pass through Liberty they buried their loved ones here and several of them were children . . . — Map (db m141106) HM
California (San Bernardino County), Phelan — 577 — Mormon Trail Monument
In June 1851, 500 Mormon Pioneers came through this pass to enter the San Bernardino Valley where they colonized and established a prosperous community. — Map (db m140423) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — 94 — San Diego Lumber Company Building, 1926Historic Building
Philip Morse, 1845-1932, Started the first major lumber yard in San Diego at this site in 1884 with financing from Dolbeer and Carson's Mill at Eureka, CA. This location served a large pier where sailing, and later steam, vessels unloaded great . . . — Map (db m141057) HM
California (Santa Barbara County), Vandenberg Air Force Base — Vandenberg Air Force BaseAIAA Historic Aerospace Site
Bearing witness to the birth of the Space Age, Vandenberg Air Force Base has been the launch site of many of America's missiles and rockets, from military missions to voyages of exploration. Here launched the first polar orbiting satellite . . . — Map (db m140556) HM
California (Tulare County), Porterville — Nettie Smith's Place
At this location from 1895 until the late 1920's Mrs. Nettie Smith had a dance hall, bar and restaurant with several small rental cabins reputed to have been a brothel. Mrs. Smith was for years accepted as a business woman in this town, she was from . . . — Map (db m141087) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Morrison — John Brisben Walker
Devoted family man and visionary businessman.

John Brisben Walker is personally responsible for the way much of the front range looks in this area. In his quest for the perfect place to build a home for his family, he preserved . . . — Map (db m141095) HM

Colorado (Jefferson County), Morrison — Summer White House
In 1911, John Brisben Walker, owner of the property that is now Mount Falcon Park, promoted the idea of a Summer White House. The cornerstone of Colorado yule marble was laid on July 4, 1914 on this proposed site for the building. What you see here . . . — Map (db m141085) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Simsbury — The Ensign-Bickford Company
Now known as Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., the company traces its origins to 1836, when Simsbury’s Richard Bacon formed a partnership with an English firm to manufacture a product called a safety fuse. Invented by Englishman William . . . — Map (db m140672) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Weatogue — Nike Missile Site
This multi-used path was formerly a railroad track, used over time by both passenger and freight trains. The building perpendicular to the street replaces an earlier structure, a barn/tobacco warehouse. Growers brought tobacco there to store until . . . — Map (db m140778) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — Civilian Conservation Corps Fire Ponds
Created to ease the financial strains of the Great Depression, the Civilian Conservation Corps, or CCC, employed over 3,000,000 young men nationwide between 1933-1942. The 21 camps in Connecticut provided barrack-style food and housing along with a . . . — Map (db m140638) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — Demonstration Charcoal Mound
Careful inspection of the ground behind this sign reveals a raised circular mound about 30 feet in diameter, surrounded by a narrow, circular depression. The unnatural shape and bits of charcoal under the leaf layer are the telltale signs of an old . . . — Map (db m141061) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — The Charcoal Industry
Imagine Northwest Connecticut completely bare of trees. In 30-40 year cycles, from the 1700s to the 1920s, entire hillsides of young trees were cut and cleared. This wood was made into charcoal, the preferred fuel of Connecticut’s brick, iron and . . . — Map (db m140780) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold
Griswold Settlers were attracted to this area, then part of Preston, by the rich land of the Pachaug River Valley. The first permanent settlement was founded near Pachaug about 1690 on land purchased from Owaneco, sorn of Uncas, the Mohegan . . . — Map (db m140777) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Civil War Monument
To The Loyal Sons Of Griswold And Vicinity ( back ) Erected 1913 — Map (db m140816) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Korean War Monument
Erected In Honor Of Those From The Town Of Griswold Who Served In The Korean Conflict Richard A. Albro · Robert Allanach · Ernest L. Arremony · Edmund J. Arremony · John Arremony · Phillip F. Arremony · Lawrence J. Arthur · Chester J. . . . — Map (db m140814) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Vietnam Monument
Erected in Honor of Those From The Town of Griswold Who Served in the Vietnam Conflict Robert J. Ambot · William J. Ambot · Kenneth P. Anthony · Lawrence M. Anthony · Rene L. Aubin · Robert A. Aubin · John R. Babcock · Edward F. Bachand · . . . — Map (db m141078) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold World War I Monument
1914   Honor Roll of Those From   1918 The Town of Griswold Who Served in the World War Affortunato, Paul · Anderson, Otto A. · Aramoney, Hazard · Ashey, Edward · Ashey, Ovelia · Auclair, Randolph · Babcock, Adelbert A. · Babcock, Charles I. . . . — Map (db m140890) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold World War II Monument
Dedicated by the Town of Griswold In Honor of Its Citizens Who Sacrificed and Served in 1941   World War II   1945 ★John Artecki, Jr. · ★Maurice Asselin · ★Omer G. Bachland · ★Alexander Budawei · ★Roland E. . . . — Map (db m141077) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Jewett City
Jewett City In April 1771, Eliezer Jewett opened a sawmill on the Pachaug Ríver. This area was the beginning of a small village which became known as Pachaug City before the close of the Revolutionary War. About 20 years later, Eliezer Jewett . . . — Map (db m140813) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug
To the Memory of The Revolutionary Soldiers Of Ancient Pachaug Who Gave Their Lives to Establish a Free and Independent Country Dulce et decorum est pro patris mori (It is sweet and fitting to die for your country) Solomon Coit · . . . — Map (db m140775) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Gurdon Bill’s Station
Gurdon Bill’s Station ( 1816 ) This country store and stagecoach way station was once a meeting place of local residents and passing travelers. The building retains its original features and location. Two important roads of early New England . . . — Map (db m140894) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard
Ledyard Settlement by New London pioneers in this conquered Pequot Indian country began along the river at Allyn's Point and Poquetanuck in 1653, then spread down the Indian trail to Mystic. Here at the "Center ,” in 1725 the precise center . . . — Map (db m140928) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard Veterans Memorials
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Town of Ledyard Who Served Their Country In All Wars Korea 1950 – 1953 American Revolution 1763 – 1783 World War II 1941 – 1945 Vietnam 1959 – 1975 . . . — Map (db m141080) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard World War I Monument
1914   1918 In Honor Of The Citizens of The Town of Ledyard Who Devoted Themselves To the Service of Their country In the World War Aplin Frank · Baldwin Frederick · Bragaw Eugene U. · Burns William H. · Clark Howard · Collins Henry I. . . . — Map (db m141084) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Samuel Seabury
Here was Born Samuel Seabury First Episcopal Bishop in America Consecrated 1784 — Map (db m140893) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Downer-Doane Park
Downer-Doane Park Homesite of Dr. Joshua & Dr. Avery Downer Revolutionary War Surgeons also of William Howard Doane Hymn Writer — Map (db m140818) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home
Site of Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home b. 1737 — d. 1813 Served in Revolutionary War, Surveyor, Justice of Peace — Map (db m140819) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Preston
Preston Incorporated in 1687, Preston was settled mainly by sons and grandsons of founders of surrounding towns on land purchased from the Mohegan Indians. It was probably named for Preston in Suffolk, the English home of Thomas Parke, one of the . . . — Map (db m140817) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Preston Veterans Monument
From This Town Obedient to the Call of Patriotism and Humanity Went Forth One Hundred and Fifty Men As Soldiers in the Civil War In Grateful Memory Of Those Citizens of the Town of Preston Who Served Their Country in Arms In the . . . — Map (db m140891) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Hiram Bingham IV
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Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Music Vale Seminary
Site of Music Vale Seminary First Music Normal School, 1835-1876 — Map (db m140930) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem
Salem This area, called Paugwonk by Indians living near Fairy Lake, was settled about 1700. It was named New Salem Parish by the landowner Colonel Samuel Browne from Salem, Massachusetts, in 1725. Sections of Colchester, Lyme, and Montville were . . . — Map (db m141149) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem Korean War Monument
1950   Korea   1955 America Wrote Proud History in Defense of Freedom. The Men and Women Who Served Learned It Was A Soldier’s Destiny to Suffer Perhaps To Die. Let Us Remember With Pride Those Who Returned, Those Who Died, Those . . . — Map (db m141150) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem Revolutionary War Bicentennial
Revolutionary War Bicentennial Erected April 26, 1975 Honoring the Men of New Salem Parish Who Fought for Our Nations Independence Isaiah Armstrong · Capt. Stephen Billings · John Deathick★ · Capt. Daniel Dodge★ · Cpl. Elihu . . . — Map (db m141148) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem Vietnam War Monument
1959   Vietnam   1975 Dedicated to the Men and Women of The Armed Forces Who Exhibited a Unique Blend of Heroism, Honor, and Courage. Let Us Recall With Pride Those Who Served. Let Us Remember With Love Those Who Died. And Let Us Pray . . . — Map (db m141151) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem World War I Monument
1917   1919 In Honor of the Citizens Of Salem Who Served Their Country in the World War Ernest M. Beebe · Lawrence W. Beebe · Nathan Buchalter · ★Samuel Buchalter · George E. Day · Edward H. Dewolf · Nathan Eisenstein · Daniel M. Fraser . . . — Map (db m141103) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem World War II Monument
1941   1945 In Honor of the Citizens of Salem Who Served Their Country in World War II James H. Beebe, Jr. · Alfred M. Bingham · Charles V. Brown · Hugh Chappell · Frederick Cherrick · Edwin R. Coffey · Victor Connell · William A. Cusimano · . . . — Map (db m141145) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville Honor Roll
1914   Honor Roll   1918 Montville Allen George · Amburn Clarence R. · Amburn Fred V. · Austin Rueben S. · Brouillard Henry · Brierly George · Bergman Walter · Bonville Bennie · &Starf;Bugbee Ernest E. · Babcock Newton · Brannigan Thomas · . . . — Map (db m141089) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville Veterans Memorial
Montville Dedicated to the Memory Of Our Men and Women Who Served Our Nation 1950   Korean Conflict   1953 1964   Vietnam Conflict   1975 Richard Brown · Michael Clifford · George Currie · Edward Hansen · Thomas Parker · William St. John . . . — Map (db m141088) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville World War II Monument
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of our Men and Women Who Served Our Country in World War II Let None Forget They Gave Their All And Faltered Not When Came Their Call ( 458 names are listed ) Bileski, Walter J.★ · . . . — Map (db m141090) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Voluntown — Voluntown
Voluntown Upon these lands settled volunteers who had fought in the Narragansett Indian Warre 1675-76. In October, 1696 Lieutenant Thomas Leffingwell of Norwich and Sergeant John Frink of Stonington petitioned the General Court "that they with the . . . — Map (db m140774) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Voluntown — Voluntown Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Veterans of the Town of Voluntown And to Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Lester R. Congdon Clarence E. Macomber Harold M. Violette Lionel L. Marcaurele Tyler O. Griffin Erected by the Veterans of . . . — Map (db m140811) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Bolton
: Formally known as Hanover or Hartford Mountains, this town was incorporated in 1720, having been settled by a group of “good Christian men” desiring more open farmland. In 1781 the French army of General Rochambeau, on their way to . . . — Map (db m140602) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteBolton
Bolton French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, . . . — Map (db m140691) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia Korean War Monument
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Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia Vietnam War Monument
Vietnam 1964 — 1975 ( back ) POW★MIA You Are Not Forgotten All Gave Some Some Gave All — Map (db m140570) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Columbia World War I Monument
In Honored Memory Of the Men from Columbia Who Served During The World War 1917   1919 Henry A Brown · Herman T Brown · George A Cobb · Herbert C Collins · Charles A Friedrich · Cyrus Hilton · Stanley D Hunt · Philip H Isham · Rudolph . . . — Map (db m140571) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Town of Columbia Honor Roll
Town of Columbia Honor Roll World War II Albert Anderson · Louis Axelrod · Alfred Barrett · Howard Barrett · Henry M. Beck · Elio Belli · Mario Belli · Fred L. Bellows · Frederick Bertsch · Edward Bjork · Russell Bjork · Frank Bobeck · John . . . — Map (db m140568) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Columbia — Trooper Russell A. Bagshaw
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Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Birthplace of Nathan HaleHale Memorial
Durable stone preserve the monumental record Nathan Hale Esq. a Capt. in the army of the United States who was born June 6th, 1755 and received the first honors of Yale College Sept. 1773 resign’d his life a sacrifice to his . . . — Map (db m141044) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale
Captain Nathan Hale June 6, 1755 - September 22, 1776 “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my Country” — Map (db m140697) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry
Side 1 This land was known to the Indians as Wonggumbaug – “crooked pond” from the curved shape of the large body of water within the present town limits. It was set off in 1706 to be divided by deedholders from . . . — Map (db m140597) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of those men of Coventry who gave themselves unreservedly in the hour of their country’s need Among them was Nathan Hale all might have echoed his immortal words “I only regret that I have but one life . . . — Map (db m140941) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Vietnam Memorial
Coventry Remembers The Courage, Sacrifice and Devotion To Duty and Country Of its Vietnam Veterans Killed In Action Chap. Maj. Roger W. Heinz LCPL. Michael A. Machie Died In Service PVT. Robert H. Nothnick SP4. . . . — Map (db m140943) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — French Army Memorial
1781 This memorial was erected by the citizens of Coventry to pay tribute to the valor of General Rochambeau and the soldiers of his French Army who fought for American Independence. Seven of those courageous soldiers died while on . . . — Map (db m140779) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Holy GroveNathan Hale Memorial
This triangular plot was planted with sugar maples set in rows A.D. 1812 by David Hale, nephew of Nathan Hale the Patriot - for more than a Century it has been called “Holy Grove” A brotherhood of venerable trees . . . — Map (db m141042) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — KoreaJune 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955
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Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Strong HomesteadNathan Hale Memorial
Hale Memorial Strong Homestead Nathan Hale’s mother Elizabeth Strong (1727-1767) lived in this early eighteenth Century house before her marriage in 1746 to Richard Hale. Six of her nine sons were engaged in the War of the American Revolution . . . — Map (db m141040) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Hebron — Hebron
Hebron Settlement of the area soon to be named Hebron began in 1704 on land deeded by the Indian sachem Joshua in 1676. The Town was incorporated in 1708. It was nicknamed “Pump Town” from a log cannon, made similar to a wooden water . . . — Map (db m140595) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Hebron — Missionary Society of Connecticut
Missionary Society of Connecticut Here in Hebron in the home of the Rev. Amos Bassett., on June 19, 1798, at a meeting of the General Association, the Rev. Benjamin Trumbull. D. D., Moderator, the Missionary Society of Connecticut was organized. . . . — Map (db m140594) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Hebron — Observation Post 52
World War II Civilian Defense Aircraft Observation Post 52 United States Army — Map (db m140688) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Canterbury — Canterbury
Canterbury Originally part of Plainfield the town was incorporated in October, 1703. The town area includes the original Quinebaug Plantation of Major James Fitch, son of the Reverend James Fitch of Saybrook Fort, a first settler of Norwich in . . . — Map (db m140490) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Canterbury — Canterbury Veterans Monuments
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice Of the Men and Women of Canterbury Who Served Our Country In All Wars French and Indian War 1755 – 1760 Hezekiah Boswell★ · Amos Fassett★ · Jabez Hyde★ · John Searle★ · James . . . — Map (db m140566) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Canterbury — First Congregational Church Parsonage
Col. Simon & Martha Lathrop David & Mary Nevins, Sr. circa 1746 First Congregational Church Parsonage 1842 - 1975 — Map (db m140491) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Canterbury — Prudence Crandall School
In This House Prudence Crandall Held a School For Negro Girls 1833 — Map (db m140493) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Canterbury — World War II Commemorative Tree
World War II Commemorative Tree This Eisenhower Green Ash Was Propagated On His Boyhood Farm In Denison, Texas. Dedicated To All Who Served In World War II — Map (db m140495) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church
Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church Sterling and Oneco, Connecticut Horace Adams · Gerard Boucher · Albert Brunsdon · Donald Burton · Francis Burton · Francis Bushey · Arthur Carr · George Carr · Edward B. Carroll · Edward J. Carroll · James . . . — Map (db m140772) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — Sterling
Sterling Originally part of the long narrow area called Voluntown, this northern section separated and obtained town privileges from the Connecticut General Assembly on the second Thursday of May, 1794. The name given was that of a temporary . . . — Map (db m140730) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — Sterling Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated this 21st day of May 1989 to the Honor of All Sterling Veterans who Served Their Country in War and Peace the Following Men Paid the Supreme Sacrifice PFC Harry T. Sayles 1891 – 1918 France   U.S. Army PFC Jeffrey J. . . . — Map (db m140729) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — United States Finishing Company World War I Memorial
The United States Finishing Company Sterling Branch In Honor of the Men Who Responded to Their Country’s Call in the Great World War, 1917 – 1918 Harold H. Barber · Earle W. Barr · Earle W. Belknap · George Carr · Frank Chamberland · . . . — Map (db m140773) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — Plainfield Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in Defense of Freedom World War I Raoul L. Moquin★ Ernest Godreau★ Albert T. Potvin★ Joseph A. Vanasse★ Armand C. Salvas★ John R. Monsees★ . . . — Map (db m140726) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — Plainfield Veterans Monument
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Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — Plainfield World War II Monument
They Gave Their Lives That Freedom Shall Prevail Wilfred Allard · Aime G. Bernier · John R. Bernier · Deziel Chabot · Joseph Dufrense · Marie A. Fournier · Robert L. Hopkins · Joseph Jaskot · Emile Labreque · Walter P. Lathrop · Arthur . . . — Map (db m140771) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — St. John s Parish World War I Monument
Rev. R.P. Morrissey, Pastor We the Members of St. John’s Parish Plainfield, Connecticut Dedicate this Monument to our Heroes of the World War 1917 — 1918 Cleophas Allard · Ovila Allard · Joseph Belanger · Narcisse Boisvert · . . . — Map (db m140727) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Scotland — Samuel Huntington Birthplace
Birthplace Of Samuel Huntington 1731 – 1796. Signer Of The Declaration Of Independence — Map (db m140565) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Scotland — Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteEastern Connecticut
Eastern Connecticut French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in . . . — Map (db m140334) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Sterling — Rochambeau Encampment
In this Vicinity French Troops Under Rochambeau Enroute from Yorktown Encamped During November 1782 Erected by the State and Deborah Avery Putnam Chap. D.A.R. Cooperating — Map (db m140728) HM WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — Co.L First Inf. Memorial
Memorial In Grateful Memory of the Heroic Service of The Men of Co.L. First Inf. Conn. National Guard (Transferred to 102nd Inf. 26th Div. and Other Units) Who Went From This Armory July 7, 1917 And Upheld the Highest Ideals Of Our . . . — Map (db m140520) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — Merchant Marine Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Memory of U.S. Merchant Marine World War II Veterans December 7, 1941 – August 15, 1945 Willimantic, Connecticut — Map (db m140523) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — Polish National Home World War II Monument
Roll of Honor Dedicated to the Members of the Polish National Home Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country in World War II Stanley Andrychowski · Stephen Baronsky · John Baran · Joseph Bednaczyk · Anthony Bajger · George Breault · . . . — Map (db m140527) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — Thread City Crossing
The frogs upon this bridge recount the celebrated Windham Frog Fight 0f 1754. The spools represent Willimantic’s historic prominence in cotton thread manufacture. David E. Phillips, an inspirational teacher and writer suggested the decorative . . . — Map (db m140528) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — White Eagle World War II Monument
Roll of Honor Dedicated to the Members of the White Eagle American Citizens Club Who Served in the Armed Forces Of Our Country in World War II Joseph Andrychowski · Stanley Andrychowski · John J. Andrychowski · Stephen Baronsky · John Baran . . . — Map (db m140525) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — Windham Tercentenary
Town of Windham May 12, 1692     May 12, 1992 We dedicate this plaque to the citizens of the Town of Windham, in commemoration of the three hundredth anniversary celebration of the incorporation of the Town of Windham on May 12, 1692; and in . . . — Map (db m140692) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Willimantic — Windham World War I Monument
In Commemoration of The Patriotism and Valor of the Officers and Men of Windham Who Served Their Country and Humanity In the World War 1917   1919 In The Hour of Their Country’s Need They Went Forth to Meet Toil, Privation and . . . — Map (db m140690) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Windham — Windham Vietnam Memorial
In Grateful Tribute to the Men from The Town of Windham Who Died in Vietnam Mar. 29, 1943   John F. Shea   Mar. 9, 1964 Jan. 6, 1945   Gerald D. Boyd   June 21, 1967 Aug. 31, 1947   Henry W. Bernard   July 29, 1967 May 4, 1945   Robert E. . . . — Map (db m140693) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Commanding Officer QuartersFort DuPont
Constructed in 1910 at the head of Officers Row, the Commanding Officer Quarters sits on what was once Delaware City farmland.

The building is prominently located on the north corner of the Parade Ground, a highly visible and dominating . . . — Map (db m140437) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Delaware City Fire CompanyIn Memory of Our Members
March 17, 1887 First Organized; January 23, 1889 Delaware City Hose Co.; July 9, 1924 Reorganized Delaware City Fire Co. No. 1; January 29, 1926 Incorporated; November 7, 2004 815 Fifth St. — Map (db m140485) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Fort DuPont World War II Memorial
The U.S Army’s World War II XIII Corps (Dec ’42-Sept ’45) stationed its headquarters at Ft. DuPont (May ’43-June’44) prior to transferring to Eto. XIII Corps troops reached the Elbe River, near Tangermunde, Germany, in April 1945, the closest that . . . — Map (db m140451) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Historic Delaware City
Delaware City’s story begins in 1801 when the Newbold brothers, Barzilla, Clayton, and John, of New Jersey, acquired 1600 acres of land on the Delaware River, John Newbold built a wharf that became a center for trading and shipping grain, giving the . . . — Map (db m140461) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Officers RowFort DuPont
Officers Row was a home to commissioned officers and their families. The road was the originally the Henry farmhouse driveway leading from the canal (bottom left). The fountain replaced the “triangle” between Officers Row, Elm and Maple. . . . — Map (db m140434) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Parade GroundsFort DuPont
This 18 acres of open space has been the focal point for most of the fort’s existence and has served many purposes over the years.

Geographically, the Parade Ground separated officers’ quarters from enlisted barracks and utilitarian buildings. . . . — Map (db m140448) HM

Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Post ExchangeFort DuPont
The Post Exchange (PX) was constructed in 1906. Later known as Burton Hall, the PX was multi-purpose facility that over the years included a gymnasium, bowling alley, barber shop, pool tables, soda fountain, exchange and library. — Map (db m140449) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Post HeadquartersFort DuPont
This is the fort’s headquarters, also known as the administration building, constructed in 1901. The first floor of the building contained offices, the second floor was used for courts martial and records storage. The fort’s first official . . . — Map (db m140447) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people . . . — Map (db m140138) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware Militia
The federal government recognized the need for a militia. It is mentioned in the Constitution and the Bill of Rights. The 2nd Amendment states “A well-regulated Militia, being necessary to the security of a free State, the right of the people . . . — Map (db m140181) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred
Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred (Headings only-the lower scrip is not legible) Welsh Tract Church, Milling, Development of Roads, Iron Production, New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad, C & D Canal, Revolutionary War, Native American . . . — Map (db m140189) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — French General Comte de Rochambeau and the French Army MemorialDedicated April 5th, 2014 W3R-US Historic Trail
(Center Plaque) “The memorial is dedicated to the memory of French General Comte de Rochambeau and the French Army who camped on the Cooch Farm in 1781. The combined French and American Armies were traveling to Yorktown, Virginia, for their . . . — Map (db m139915) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Germans & German-Americans in The American War of Independence1776-1783
(left side text) German-Americans Fight for Independence-John Adams’ letter of 6 July 1775 to James Warren provides a most vivid image of one of thousands of German-Americans willing and anxious to fight for American independence: A few . . . — Map (db m139910) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m140176) HM

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