“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Historical Markers and War Memorials in

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By Marsha A. Matson, November 22, 2014
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1Argentina, Buenos Aires — La Librería de Avila
English: This ancient bookstore settled here, on the corner across from San Ignacio Church and the Secular College, during the early days of the Republic, and prospered in tune with the country's cultural growth. It offers a wide range of . . . — Map (db m80289) HM
2Argentina, Buenos Aires — La Recoleta CemeteryCementerio de la Recoleta
English: This plot was part of the lands donated by don Fernando de Valdez e Inclán and his wife Gregoria de Herrera y Hurtado to the secluded order for the construction of the adjoining Convent and Church. The friars had their orchard here . . . — Map (db m79382) HM
3Argentina, Buenos Aires, San Nicolás — El Obelisco de Buenos Aires
Lado del oriente: Buenos Aires a la República En el IV Centenario de la fundación de la ciudad por Don Pedro de Mendoza. II de Febrero de MDXXXVI. Lado del sur (sin photo): Segunda Fundación por Juan . . . — Map (db m79235) HM
4Argentina, Mendoza — Monument to Hispanic-Argentine BrotherhoodMonumento a la Hermandad Hispano-Argentina
First part: Fragmentos del mensaje de la ley 1.638. Creadora de la plaza Espana. Mendoza. No existe pueblo alguno de los innumerables que se alzan en los paises Americanos de habla espanola que no guarde con la madres . . . — Map (db m79835) HM
5Argentina, Mendoza — The Hill of GloryCerro de la Gloria
It is called Cerro de la Gloria (1,000 meters above sea level) due to the fact that it hosts on the top the commemorative monument of the Army of the Andes. It was inaugurated on February 12, 1914. It was originally known as "Cerro del Pilar." . . . — Map (db m79322) HM WM
6Aruba, Noord — G.F. "Betico" Croes1938-1986
G.F. "Betico” Croes Luchado incansabel pa Aruba su Status Aparte. Pueblo a honre cu e titulo di "Libertador" Fought for the right of "Status Aparte” for Aruba ~ autonomous status in the Dutch Kingdom . . . — Map (db m119528) HM
7Aruba, Noord — J.E. "Juancho" Irausquin1904-1962
J.E. "Juancho" Irausquin Gran visionario cu a reconoce e importancia di turismo pa Aruba y a cuminsa cu e desaroyo di e industria aki como un di e Aruba su pilarnan principal di nos economia. Great visionary who . . . — Map (db m119531) HM
8Aruba, Noord — J.H.A. "Shon Henny" Eman1887-1957
J.H.A. "Shon Henny" Eman Visionario politico y estatal, ken a inicia e lucha pa Aruba su separacion for di Antiyas Hulandes. Political and statutory visionary whom initiatated the fight for Aruba's separation from the . . . — Map (db m119530) HM
9Australia, New South Wales, Batlow — The White Gate
The White Gate was a well-known landmark last century. By 1910 it was old and lying beside the posts which were still standing. The original White Gate was erected at the junction of the Batlow-Tumbarumba and Old Tumbarumba roads, marking the . . . — Map (db m95910) HM
10Australia, New South Wales, Boree — Sir Thomas Mitchell
From this vicinity Sir Thomas Mitchell's second expedition proceeded on April 7, 1835 to the Darling River, his third expedition on March 19, 1836 to Australia Felix (Western Victoria), and his fourth expedition on December 15, 1845 to Tropical . . . — Map (db m38374) HM
11Australia, New South Wales, Manly — Marine Parade1920s
From this lookout, formally attired spectors (sic) watch a surf carnival against a sweeping panorama of thriving pines. Today high-rise buildings dwarf the trees, which were damaged by airborne pollution from North Head sewage works. Since the . . . — Map (db m70686) HM
12Australia, New South Wales, Tuross Head — McWilliam Park Whale Burial Site
Whales (generally humpback or southern-right) can provide a magnificent spectacle off this coastline during their annual migration south, from September to November. Many long-time residents of Tuross Head can recall the arrival of a whale on . . . — Map (db m38375) HM
13Australia, Queensland, Brisbane — The Old Windmill and Reservoirs
The oldest surviving building in Queensland, the Windmill, was constructed by convicts in 1828 to grind flour and maize meal as food for the Moreton Bay Penal Settlement. A stone and brick building, it contained two pair of mill stones - one pair . . . — Map (db m100365) HM
14Australia, Tasmania, Hobart — Risdon Landing Centenary
This memorial erected to commemorate the Centenary of the landing at this spot of Lieut Bowen, RN on 13th September 1803, was unveiled by His Excellency the Governor Sir A. E. Havelock, G.C.S.I., G.C.M.G., G.C.I.E. 22nd February . . . — Map (db m81891) HM
15Australia, Tasmania, Latrobe — Edwin Maw1858
The Lucas Platypus Experience is housed in a classified building on the register of the National Trust Estate. In 1858 George Atkinson built a licensed hotel “The Royal Charter Inn” on the present site. At the time he imported from . . . — Map (db m70668) HM
16Australia, Tasmania, Launceston — Launceston Gasworks
Lighting up Launceston First established in 1858, the Launceston Gasworks charts the growth of the gas industry in Tasmania and the development of the city of Launceston itself. The site was purchased in 1858 by the Launceston Gas . . . — Map (db m70667) HM
17Australia, Victoria, Guildford — Guildford Honor Row
Guildford Honor Row Aberdeen J. • Annear L. • Bardi A. • † Binns A. • † Binns L. • † Binns P. • Brocchi S. • Carter F. • † Carter G. • † Carter J. • † Carty J. • Colgan E. • Cox H. • † Davidson R. • Davenport R. • Dell H. • Dell J. • Dewsnap . . . — Map (db m45802) WM
18Australia, Victoria, Guildford — The Big Tree'River Red Gum'Eucalyptus camaldulensis (fam Myrtaceae)Debnb —
Guildford The Big Tree is thought to be one of the largest examples of the species in Victoria. It has been recorded as having a height of 30m, a canopy spread of 34m, and trunk circumference of 9.35m. Estimates of the age of the tree range . . . — Map (db m45968) HM
19Australia, Victoria, Melbourne — Pillar of Stone
This pillar of stone quarried from Stawell was placed here on the insistence of The Hon. John Woods, M.P. (born Liverpool England November 5th 1822, died Brighton Victoria April 2nd 1892; engineer, politician and inventor, commissioner . . . — Map (db m70636) HM
20Australia, Victoria, Moyhu — Hume and Hovell
Hume and Hovell passed nearby Nov. 26 and on return Dec. 30 - 1824. — Map (db m82085) HM
21Australia, Victoria, Peterborough — Historic Shipwreck Trail
The Newfield Three masted iron barque 1306 tons gross Built Dundee Scotland 1889 Wrecked Newfield Bay 29 August 1892 The Newfield", with a crew of 26, left Sharpness, Scotland, on 28 May 1889, with a cargo of fine salt . . . — Map (db m52642) HM
22Australia, Victoria, Port Fairy — Captain John Griffiths1801-1881
In Memory of Captain John Griffiths 1801 - 1881 This island is named after him and he was responsible for bringing the first White settlers from Launceston, Tasmania to Portland Bay and Port Fairy Victoria. He established the first major whaling . . . — Map (db m52472) HM
23Australia, Victoria, Port Fairy — SS Casino
Top Marker This memorial was unveiled July 8 1934 by Mrs. C.A. Melhuish daughter of Captain Thomas Boyd first master of the S.S. Casino. Middle Marker Borough of Port Fairy This commemorative plaque is to . . . — Map (db m83435) HM
24Australia, Victoria, Rosebud — Rosebud
The schooner “Rosebud" from which the town Rosebud gets its name was blown ashore on this site on 2nd June, 1855. Press reports of weather conditions on this date indicate strong westerly gales, with several boats in distress on Port Phillip . . . — Map (db m81588) HM
25Australia, Victoria, Sorrento — Collins Settlement 1803-04
The people of the Bunerong lived in the Mornington Peninsula region for many thousands of years. On 9 October, 1803 HMS "Calcutta" under the command of Captain Daniel Woodriff entered Port Phillip Bay carrying David Collins the Lieutenant . . . — Map (db m81596) HM
26Australia, Victoria, Warrnambool — Aboriginal Soldiers
This memorial is dedicated to all Aboriginal men and women from South West Victoria who served their country proudly along with fellow Australians since World War 1. — Map (db m52646) HM
27Australia, Victoria, Warrnambool — Warrnambool 150th Anniversary 1847-1997
This stone commemorating the Foundation of Warrnambool Gazetted on 17 February 1847 was unveiled by His Excellency The Honourable Richard E. McGarvie A,C. Governor of Victoria in the presence of His Worship the Mayor Cr Gerald Shanley — Map (db m52643) HM
28Australia, Victoria, Wedderburn — Major Mitchell Explorer
Major T.Mitchell Explorer Passed Here 7th July 1836 Erected by Shire of Korong 1930 — Map (db m53080) HM
29Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — "Golden Eagle"“Goldener Adler”
Errichtet im Zuge des Wiederaufbaues nach dem Brand von 1450 zählt der Goldene Adler am Unteren Stadtplatz zu den ältesten und –durch seinen Laubenvorbau – auch stattlichsten Gasthäusern von Innsbruck. Die spätgotischen Fassadenfresken . . . — Map (db m68141) HM
30Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — "Ottoburg" Castle“Ottoburg”
Spätgotischer Wohnturm, seit 1476 urkundlich nachweisbar. Der spätere Kaiser Maximilian I. verlieh den “Turn” 1497 an den Fürsten Rudolf von Anhalt, nach dessen Tod (1515) nur noch bürgerliche Besitzer folgten. Vielleicht deshalb wurde . . . — Map (db m68147) HM
31Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Andreas Hofer
In diesem Hause hatte anno 1809 Andreas Hofer wiederholt Aufenthalt während der Kämpfe für die Befreiung des Vaterlandes. Hier wurde auch am 2. Novemb. 1809 die Unterwerfung beschlossen: “Nun in Gottes Namen, es wirds unser lieber . . . — Map (db m68138) HM
32Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Bederlunger HouseBederlungerhaus — Hofgasse 2 —
Die Geschichte dieses Hauses geht bereits in die früheste Zeit der Stadt zurück. Schon bald nach der Gründung der Stadt südlich der Innbrücke wurden auch die ersten Vorgängergebäude des heutigen Hauses errichtet. Im Erdgeschoss konnten romanische . . . — Map (db m68374) HM
33Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — First Office Building of the Tyrolean Provincial AssemblyErstes Amtshaus der Tiroler Landstände (Landhaus)
Erstes Amtshaus der Tiroler Landstände (Landhaus) Wohl aus zwei Bürgerhäusern zusammen=gewachsen, trug diese Haus um 1536 die Bezeichnung “Zum guldenen Engl” und wurde 1613 von der “Tiroler Landschaft” als ihr erstes . . . — Map (db m68328) HM
34Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Goethe Stayed HereHier weilte Goethe
Hier weilte Goethe, diese Tatsache wird wohl jeden Fremden, der Innsbruck besucht, in die Goethe-Stube sühren. Hier weilte Kaiser Josef II. Hier weilte Andreas Hofer: Mehr zu sagen ist unnötig. In der Goethe Stube verkehren die Tiroler Künstler . . . — Map (db m68182) HM
35Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Gumpp HouseHaus der Künstlerfamilien Gumpps
Dieses Haus war von 1653 – 1765 die Wohnstätte der Künstlerfamilie Gumpp der die bedeutendsten barocken Baumeister Innsbrucks angehörten: Christof 1600 – 1672 Joh. Martin d.Ä. 1643 – 1729 Georg Anton 1687 . . . — Map (db m68291) HM
36Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Hölblinghaus
Dieses gotische Bürgerhaus des 15. Jahrhunderts, welches 1725 von Johann Fischer, dem Kassier der Haller Münzstätte, erworben wurde, erheilt damals vermutlich von dem um 1723 nach Innsbruck übersiedelten Stukkateur Anton Gigl aus Wessobrunn seine . . . — Map (db m68113) HM
37Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Innsbruck's First SchoolAlte Stadtschule
Dieses von innen her an die mittelalterliche Stadtmauer gebaute Wohnhaus diente vermutlich schon im 14. Jh., nachweisbar aber von 1469 bis 1768 als Innsbrucks erstes Schulhaus. Der Durchgang wurde um 1672 als Zugang zum ersten Innsbrucker . . . — Map (db m68369) HM
38Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Jakob Hutter
Hier Wurde Am 25. Februar 1536 Jakob Hutter Haupt der Wiedertäufer in Tirol, auf dem Scheiterhaufen Hingerichtet. German-English translation: Here On 25 February 1536 Jacob Hutter Head of the Anabaptists . . . — Map (db m68115) HM
39Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Jesuit Church of the Holy TrinityJesuitenkirche zur Hl. Dreifaltigkeit
Jesuitenkirche zur Hl. Dreifaltigkeit Nach der Gründung des Jesuitenkollegs 1561 schritt man erst 1619 zum Bau einer eigenen Klosterkirche, deren Rohbau – am Platz vor der bestehenden – 1626 einstürzte. Hierauf folgte 1627/40 nach . . . — Map (db m68445) HM
40Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Katzunghaus
Katzunghaus Dieses im 15. Jh. erbaute spätgotische Bürgerhaus tritt vor allem durch seinen Eckerker hervor. Die dortigen Reliefs sind Arbeiten aus der Werkstatt Gregor Türing’s (+1543) und zeigen einerseits Musikanten und Spielleute, andererseits . . . — Map (db m68329) HM
41Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Kolb TowerKolbenturm
Wahrscheinlich bereits im 13. Jh. wie ein Torturm über die Schlossergasse erbaut, befand sich dieser Wohnturm der Familie Kolb mit den beiderseits anschliessenden Häusern von ca. 1450 bis 1582 in landesfürstlichem Besitz und fungierte 1563/82 als . . . — Map (db m68293) HM
42Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Leopold Mozart
Hier in diesem Hause wohnte im Jahre 1769 am 14. Dezember herr Leopold Mozart hochfürstl. Salzburgischer Kapellmeister, mit seinem 13 jährigem Sohne Wolfgang Amadäus Mozart und gab Conzerte beim Grafen. Künigl . . . — Map (db m68296) HM
43Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Lodron PalacePalais Lodron
Palais Lodron Josef Nikolaus Graf Lodron hat 1744 zwei an dieser Stelle stehende Bürgerhäuser erworben und sei noch vor 1749 einheitlich als Rokokopalais umbauen lassen. Aus dieser Zeit stammt auch das Medaillon in der Höhe des ersten Stockes mit . . . — Map (db m68378) HM
44Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Magistrate Zeller's HouseStadtrichter Zeller-Haus
Stadtrichter Zeller-Haus Dieses Haus war um 1485 bis 1543 im Besitz der Innsbrucker Bürgerfamilie Zeller. Walter Zeller d.Ä. liess, als er 1495 Stadtrichter war, im Laubengewölbe das bemerkenswerte Quaternionen-oder Reichsadlerfresko anbringen, . . . — Map (db m68295) HM
45Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Marc Antonio Cesti(1623 Arezzo – 1669 Florenz)
Marc Antonio Cesti (1623 Arezzo – 1669 Florenz) Seit 1645 Kapellmeister am Dom zu Volterra, kam er 1652 als Hofkapellmeister an den Hof Erzherzog Ferdinand Karls. Ursprünglich nur als Komponist für Auftragswerke, übersiedelte er um 1654 nach . . . — Map (db m68372) HM
46Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Old Government BuildingAltes Regierungsgebäude
In seinem Kern aus zwei gotischen Häusern bestehend wurde dieses Gebäude 1569 von Erzherzog Ferdinand II. als Amtsgebäude für die “oberösterreichische Regierung” gekauft. Im 2.Stock spätgotischer Kapellenraum erhalten. Der durch ein . . . — Map (db m68797) HM
47Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — Precht HousePrechthaus — Pfarrgasse 4 —
Pfarrgasse 4 Prechthaus Das Prechthaus stammt aus dem 15. Jahrhundert. Unter Dr. Basilius Precht wurde es 1540 durch Gregor Türing umgebaut. 1588 erwarb es Dr. J. Moser, der Gründer der Hofbuchhandlung und Universitätsdruckerei, die . . . — Map (db m68331) HM
48Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — St. James CathedralDom zu St. Jakob
Die heutige barocke Dom- Pfarrkirche wurde 1717/24 nach Plänen von Johann Jakob Herkommer mit einer für ihn charakteristischen Chorkuppel erbaut. Zuvor erhoben sich hier seit der Anlage der Altstadt (ab 1180) mehrere Vorgängerbauten, deren . . . — Map (db m68367) HM
49Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Church of the Holy Spirit HospitalSpitalskirche
Spitalskirche Diese, in den Jahren 1700/01 vom Innsbrucker Barockbaumeister Johann Martin Gumpp erbaute Barockkirche erhebt sich östlich anschliessend an das ehemalige, im Jahre 1307 errichtete Stadtspital zum hl. Geist (heute Schule). Der Erstbau . . . — Map (db m68375) HM
50Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Court or Franciscan ChurchHof- bzw. Franziskanerkirche
Hof- bzw. Franziskanerkirche Die Innsbrucker Hofkirche (1553/63) beherbergt das bedeutendste Kaisergrab des Abendlandes. Das Grabmal wurde zum Gedenken an Kaiser Maximilian I. (1459 – 1519) errichtet. Die bedeutendsten Künstler der Zeit wie . . . — Map (db m68439) HM
51Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Golden Roof and New CourtyardGoldenes Dachl und neuer Hof
In diesem Gebäude befand sich von 1420 bis ca. 1460 die Residenz der Tiroler Landesfürsten Friedrich IV. und Sigmund des Münzreichen. Der mit 2657 feuervergoldeten Kupferschindeln gedeckte Prunkerker, das Wahrzeichen der Stadt, wurde als . . . — Map (db m68114) HM
52Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The House of Archduke Sigismund of TyrolHaus von Erzherzog Sigismund von Tirol
Dieses Haus liess Erzherzog Sigismund von Tirol um 1480 für seinen Burgriesen Nickolaus Haidl erbauen und mit dessen Bildnis zieren. Dasselbe wurde von verschiedenen historischen Persöulichkeiten bewohnt und diente u. a. dem Feldherrn Prinz Eugen . . . — Map (db m68112) HM
53Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Inn River BridgeInnbrücke
Benannt nach der 1180 erstmals urkundlich erwähnten Brücke über den Inn, die der Stadt auch ihren Namen gab und sich im Stadtwappen wieder findet. German-English translation: The Inn River Bridge Named after the first bridge . . . — Map (db m68148) HM
54Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The New SeminaryNeues Stift — Universitätsstrasse 2 —
Gleichzeitig mit der Hofkirche 1553-63 nach Plänen Andrea Crivellis von Nikolaus Turing d.J. (gest 1558) und Marco della Bolia erbaut und als Stifts-Gebäude für regulierte Chorherren gedacht, diente dieser ursprüngliche Renaissancebau mit seinem . . . — Map (db m68442) HM
55Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Old City Hall / City TowerAltes Rathaus / Stadtturm
Altes Rathaus Innsbrucks altes Rathaus das älteste in Tirol, wurde 1358 mit Landesfürstlicher Hilfe errichtet. Der Laubengang und der Stadtturm wurden 1442/50 vorgebaut. Das ursprünglich einstockige Gebäude 1658 aufgestockt und mit dem . . . — Map (db m68116) HM
56Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Old Town Armory/BarracksAlte Stadtburg
Gleichzeitig mit der Anlage der Innsbucker Altstadt um 1180/1204 als Stadtburg der Grafen von Andechs, Herzoge von Meranien errichtet und vom 15. bis 18. Jh. als “inneres” oder Stadt – Zeughaus bzw. ab 1780 als Kaserne . . . — Map (db m68180) HM
57Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Old UniversityAlte Universität
Alte Universität Der ältere, westliche Teil dieses Gebäudes mit Eck-Wappenstein entstand 1562 bei der Erstanlage des Innsbrucker Jesuitenkollegs, wobei eine um 1499 erbaute Salvatorkirche miteingebunden und in die Strasse hinein erweitert worden . . . — Map (db m68444) HM
58Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Pecking- or Women’s GateDas Picken- oder Frauentor
Das Picken- oder Frauentor Errichtet um 1340 – Abgetragen 1779 Der Stadt Innsbruck gewidmet vom Innsbrucker Verschönerungsverein German-English translation: The Pecking- or Women’s Gate Built in 1340 – Demolished in . . . — Map (db m68181) HM
59Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The SpeechAnrede
Anrede, die Andrä Hofer am 15. August 1809 vom Gasthof z.goldenen Adler in Innsbruck an eine grosse Menge Landesverteidiger u.viele Stadtbewohner nachstehenden Inhalts gehalten hat: “Grüass enk Gott meine liab’n Schbrucker, weil ös mi zum . . . — Map (db m68183) HM
60Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Teutonic Order HouseDeutschordenshaus
Um während der Hof- und Landtage in der Residenzstadt eine eigene Wohnstätte zu besitzen, hat Heinrich v. Kneringen, Landkomtur des Deutschen Ordens “an der Etsch und im Gebirge” mit Sitz in Bozen dieses Haus erworben. Die Erker . . . — Map (db m68137) HM
61Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Tower of the Coat of ArmsWappenturm
1490 im Auftrage des Kaisers Maximilian I, erbaut und vom Hofmaler Jörg Kölderer mit den Wappen der Habsburgischen Länder geschmückt. 1766 in die neue Hofburg eingebaut. Der Stadt Innsbruck gewidmet vom Innsbrucker Verschönerungsverein. . . . — Map (db m68135) HM
62Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — The Trautson HouseTrautsonhaus
Gotisches Laubenhaus des 15. Jh. mit Lichtschacht, welches im Jahre 1541 unter seinem damaligen Besitzer Hanns Trautson von Matrei, Sprechenstein und Schrofenstein, Erbland- Marschall von Tirol, seit 1541 Freiherr, durch Meister Gregor Türing . . . — Map (db m68325) HM
63Austria, Tyrol, Innsbruck — To Mantua in Chains (The Song of Andreas Hofer)Zu Mantua in Banden (Andreas Hofer Lied)
Julius Mosen Geb. 1803 Dichter aus dem Vogtland Leopold Knebelsberger Komponist aus dem Zillertaler Rainer Kreis, die Schöpper des Andreas Hofer liedes, Unserer Landeshymne. Emmerich Kedle Fec. German-English . . . — Map (db m68142) HM
64Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Barbados Independence Monument
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
65Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Commissariat for the British Commission
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
66Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — 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 commemorated individually by . . . — Map (db m135051) WM
67Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Engineer’s Office & QuartersBarbados Garrison
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
68Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Errol Walton Barrow
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
69Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — HastingsHistoric Bridgetown & Its Garrison
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
70Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Memorial to Barbadian Merchant Seamen of World War II
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
71Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Monument to Those Lost in the 1831 Hurricane
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
72Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Royal Artillery BarracksBarbados Garrison
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
73Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Saint Matthias Anglican Church
Saint Matthias Anglican Church Barbados National Trust Building of Historical and Architectural Interest — Map (db m135177) HM
74Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — Sir Grantley Herbert Adams
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
75Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — The Barbados Military Cemetery
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
76Barbados, Saint Michael, Bridgetown — The Main GuardBarbados Garrison
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
77Belgium, East Flanders, Oudenaarde — Oudenaarde American Monument37th and 91st U.S. Divisions Regional Activities
This monument is dedicated to the memory of the 40,000 troops of the 37th and 91st Divisions together with the 53rd Artillery Brigade of the American Expeditionary Forces, who fought in this region between 30 October and 11 November of 1918. It was . . . — Map (db m87345) HM WM
78Belgium, Wallone, Bastogne — Memorial du MardassonThe Battle of the Bulge — An account written on the walls of the monument. —
This Memorial and the Earth surrounding are dedicated to the enduring friendship of the peoples of Belgium and the United States who forged a bond from their common struggle to defeat the enemy of all free peoples. For the armies of the United . . . — Map (db m92202) WM
79Belgium, West Flanders, Vierstraat — Kemmel American Monument27th and 30th U.S. Divisions in the Ypers-Lys Offensive
This monument commemorates the achievements of the 27th and 30th Divisions which fought in the Ypres-Lys offensive with the British Army from 18 August to 4 September 1918. It was designed by the architect George Howe of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, . . . — Map (db m87339) HM WM
80Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 6 of 7 — Corozal Town Central ParkCorozal Town Historical Walk
Corozal Town Central ParkThe Central Plaza of Corozal Town has been used for various activities and events since the town was founded in 1849. Social, cultural, sporting events and even a brief occupation in 1870 by Marcus Canul, General of the . . . — Map (db m105064) HM
81Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 5 of 7 — Corozal Town HallCorozal Town Historical Walk
Corozal Town HallIn 1952 the Corozal Town Hall was constructed. It was financed by the Baron Bliss Trust Fund. The large concrete building dominated the physical landscape with only two other concrete structures, the Catholic Church and the . . . — Map (db m105070) HM
82Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — Felipe Santiago Ricalde
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83Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 7 of 7 — Fort BarleeCorozal Town Historical Walk
Fort Barlee Fort Barlee was constructed in Corozal Town by Lieutenant Governor Frederick Palgrave Barlee (pictured here) in the late 1870's. The fort was built to protect British interests and Yucatecan settlers in Corozal during the latter . . . — Map (db m105062) HM
84Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 2 of 7 — Her Majesty's Prison
Her Majesty’s PrisonThe mid to late 1800's was unquestionably a period of unrest and instability along the Rio Hondo and Corozal Town. A substantial migration of Yucatecos fleeing the Caste Wars in Mexico led to an increase in population and . . . — Map (db m105069) HM
85Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 1 of 7 — House of Culture/Public MarketCorozal Town Historical Walk
House of Culture/Public MarketArriving from England by ship in 1885, the cast iron frame of an intended market was assembled and a building was constructed along the shoreline close to the public pier. Inaugurated in 1886, the Corozal Town . . . — Map (db m105090) HM
86Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 4 of 7 — Parish Office/Priest’s Residence/Xavier CollegeCorozal Town Historical Walk
Parish Office/Priest’s Residence/Xavier College The priest's residence or "El Convento" was constructed in early the 1890's. Its construction is attributed to Father Gillett who was one of the English Jesuit priests who came to Belize in the . . . — Map (db m105066) HM
87Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 3 of 7 — Schofield ResidenceCorozal Town Historical Walk
Schofield ResidenceThe Schofield residence was constructed in the early 1880's when mature mahogany was still thriving in the forests of northern Belize which ensured its longevity into the 21st century. It has survived many hurricanes . . . — Map (db m105068) HM
88Belize, Orange Walk, Indian Church — Royal Complex at Lamanai
Royal Complex N10-17 to 29The “Royal Complex” comprises structures N10-17 through N10-29 which can be dated from the Middle Late Classic (700-800 CE) through the Late Postclassic Period (1000-1100 CE). Excavation of . . . — Map (db m105101) HM
89Belize, Orange Walk, Indian Church — Stela 9 at Lamanai
Stela 9This monument was erected at the end of the Middle Classic Period (600-800 CE). Stela 9 depicts Lord “Smoking Shell” holding a double headed ceremonial bar diagonally across his chest. The headdress depicted on this . . . — Map (db m105099) HM
90Belize, Orange Walk, Indian Church — The High Temple at Lamanai
High Temple N10-43The Structure N10-43, 33 meters in height, is the tallest structure at the site of Lamanai and is also one of the largest Preclassic structure in the Maya area. The initial phase of construction for structure N10-43 began in . . . — Map (db m105098) HM
91Belize, Toledo, Punta Gorda — Lila ‘Leela' Genus Vernon
Queen of Brokdong Lila ‘Leela' Genus Vernon (1950-) Born on October 21, 1950 • Referred to as the ‘Queen of Brokdong’, Lila Genus Vernon was born in Punta Gorda Town to a family of proud African heritage. • Her music and activism throughout . . . — Map (db m104977) HM
92Belize, Toledo, Punta Gorda — The Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price
Dedicated to: The Rt. Hon. George Cadle Price Prime Minister of Belize, the Father of the Belizean Nation, who struggled to attain the independence of Belize, 1950-1981 Through the efforts of the people of Punta Gorda and The Hon. Michael . . . — Map (db m105026) HM
93Belize, Toledo, San Pedro Columbia — Ball Court
Ball Court Structures 21 & 22 This ballcourt was built between 800-900 A.D. Four figurines and three metates (grinding stones) were found here. Amongst the construction fill material lay broken bits of stucco painted red and purplish-black. . . . — Map (db m105009) HM
94Brazil, Amazonas, Manaus — Praça São SebastiãoMonumento Comemorativo a Abertura dos Portos — Monument to the Opening of the [Amazon] Ports —
[Panel 1] Mandado Construir em MDCCCXCIX pelo Exmo Senr. Jose Cardoso Ramalho Júnior, Governador do Estado do Amazonas. [In English: Construction Ordered, 1899, by His Excellency, Mr. Jose Cardoso Ramalho Junior, Governor of the State . . . — Map (db m26407) HM
95Brazil, Bahia, Salvador — Igr. Basílica de N. Sr. do Bonfim — ["Basilica Church of Our Lord of the Good End"] —
Igreja de pergrinação do século XVIII, com arcadas laterais. Local de grade devoção popular, possui internamente coleção de ex-votos. This simple 18th century church with arches on both sides has been the site of pilgrimages for many years and . . . — Map (db m26089) HM
96Brazil, Bahia, Salvador — Zumbi dos Palmares Monument
Panel 1: Zumbi dos Palmares “É chegada a hora de tirar nossa nação das trevas da injustica racial.” Nasceu livre, em 1655, na Serra da Barriga, união dos Palmares, Alagoas. Neto de Aqualtune, não permitiu a . . . — Map (db m26125) HM
97Brazil, Paraná, Foz do Iguaçu — Alberto Santos-Dumont MemorialParque Nacional do IguaçuPatrimonio Natural da Humanidade
As alturas não me intimidam. —Santos-Dumont, Foz do Iguaçu, 24 Abril 1916. Posso dizer-ihe, Frederico Engel, que estas maravilhas em torno das cataratas não podem continuar a pertencer a um particular (Santos–Dumont) . . . — Map (db m26178) HM
98Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — APA das Pontas de Copacabana e ArpoadorEnvironmental Protection Area of Copacabana and Arpoador Promontories
[The text on the right of the marker is in English]: The Environmental Protection Area (APA) of Copacabana and Arpoador Promontories was created by Municipal Law No. 2.087/94 to protect its rocky coast and native plant life . . . — Map (db m25894) HM
99Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — Christ the Redeemer MonumentCorcovado TrainCristo Retender
Uma história de fé A history of faith [Text in Portuguese: ...] De braços abertos sobre a cidade, abençoando-a, o monumento ao Cristo Redentor, foi inaugurado em 12 outubro de 1931 pelo Presidente Getúlio Vargas e o . . . — Map (db m31815) HM
100Brazil, Rio de Janeiro — 01056031 — Ordem Terceira do Carmo Church[Church of the Third Order of Carmel]
The Venerable and Archiepiscopal Third Order of Our Lady of Mount Carmo [sic]was founded on July 19, 1648. In 1749, the Order decided to have a new chapel built to practice spiritual exercises more comfortably. But it was only in 1752 . . . — Map (db m31759) HM

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