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    , Mexico.
    3 de marzo 2013. A la memoria de la visita de SS Benedicto XVI a la Parroquia de Silao los fieles católicos le dedican esta escultura para perpetura su memoria, acrecentar su fe y fidelidad como representante de Cristo. . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--13:37: Parish of Santiago Apóstol
  • , Mexico.
    Parroquia Santiago Apostol En 1537 se erige la primera ermita, colocando en el lugar una cruz de madera traída por los tarascos. Diez años después se inicia la construcción del templo del hospital y en 1560, el Ilmo. Sr. . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--13:44: Temple of the Third Order
  • , Mexico.
    Templo Tercera Orden Fue construida en 1710 en honor del castísima patriarca Sr. San José terminado en 1727, fue ocupado por los franciscanos en 1731, mientras se construía el convento. Hasta 1793 la iglesia tuvo a su cargo . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    En esta casa nacieron los Hnos. Jose Chavez Morado pintor muralista y Tomas escultor H. Ayuntamiento 1983-1985 Silao, Gto. Julio 25 1984 English translation: In this house were born the brothers José Chávez Morado, muralist, . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Germany.
    1345 wurde den Flensburgern von ihrem Landesherren die Erlaubnis erteilt, ihre Stadt mit einer Befestigungsmauer zu umgeben. Dabei entstand das "erste" Nordertor. Wie das Tor aussah und ob die Mauer wirklich die ganze Stadt . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--14:56: Founders of Our City Silao
  • , Mexico.
    Fundadores de Nuestra Ciudad Cap. Gral. Don Nicolas de San Luis Montañes Alcalde Ordinario por SM Don Sebastian Lucas Primer Alcalde Don Santiago Guacamina Regidor Don Pablo Juarez Regidor Don Lucas Gentil Fiscal Mayor Don . . .

    (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--14:58: Peristil i Kathedrala
  • , Croatia.
    The text of this marker appear at the bottom in five languages; Croatian, Italian, English, German and French. Only the English text (center) has been transcribed. To view the text in another language, click on the marker . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    En esta casa vivió el Presidente de México; General Manuel González Flores, cuando entregó el poder a Porfirio Díaz, fue declarado Gobernador de Guanajuato por la legislatura de dicho estado en (1885 -1893) cumpliendo 3 . . .

    (Education • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--15:22: W.W. Cozzens House
  • San Jose, California.
    W.W. Cozzens purchased 13.5 acres of land and built a house on this site between 1873 and 1875. He was a pioneer of Santa Clara Valley who introduced a revolutionary process of drying prunes and apricots, that would . . .

    (Agriculture • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Los Angeles, California.
    The First Trojan—Before There Was A University. Amid the ivy-covered brick buildings and towering palm trees of the University of Southern California, there survives a two-story white clapboard building, a relic and a link . . .

    Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    , Mexico.
    Los Misioneros Josefinos en la Diócesis de León 1905-1938 Tuvieron tres centros misioneros: los Castillos, Irapuato y Silao. Su vocación misionera los impulsó a recorrer pueblos y parroquias circunvecinas para dar misiones y . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--16:27: Felice Bonetto
  • , Mexico.
    El Comité Organizadora de la Carrera Panamericana Edicion 1988 La Asociacion Mexicana del Automovil Antiguo del Estado de Guanajuato AC Las Tripulaciones Guanajuatenses Participantes en la Carrera Panamericana y los . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/09/19--16:50: Efraín Huerta
  • , Mexico.
    Nacido en esta casa un 18 de junio de 1914. El legado principal del poeta, periodista y crítico guanajuatense es la obra Los hombres del alba (1944), uno de los libros cumbres de la poesía hispanoamericana del siglo veinte. . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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    Huntington, Indiana.
    1861-1865 Give honor to the more than 1800 men of this county who wore the blue. Remember 208 of her sons who gave their lives to preserve the Union. Erected by the Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War, Champion Hill, . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/10/19--09:47: Aragon the Dragon
  • , United Kingdom.
    Aragon the Dragon This Cedar Tree was planted over 200 years ago and once stood 23 metres tall. Examinations of the tree revealed it was suffering from severe decay and with its decline accelerating, it caused a risk to . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/10/19--09:47: Leeds Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    Leeds Castle Leeds Castle gets its name from the ancient Saxon manor of Esledes recorded on this site in the Domesday Book of 1086. Following the Norman Conquest of 1066, many manors in Kent were fortified to remind the . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/10/19--09:47: Main Castle Island
  • , United Kingdom.
    Main Castle Island The central tower of the Gatehouse built in 1278 and through which you have just passed served as a look-out point for the garrison soldiers responsible for defending the castle. The management of the . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/10/19--09:47: Leeds Castle
  • , United Kingdom.
    The castle was built on two islands in the middle of a man-made moat, which was created by Edward I in the 13th century by diverting the river Len. The surrounding estates were farmed to supply food for the castle's tenants . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/10/19--09:47: Leeds Castle Alterations
  • , United Kingdom.
    New Castle Built in 1822 by the Wykeham Martin family on the site of an earlier building. Bridge Corridors Replaced in the form you see today in the 19th century. Clock Tower 15th century Keep or ‘Gloriette’ 13th century . . .

    (Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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  • 01/10/19--09:48: Ranter’s Oak
  • , United Kingdom.
    Ranter’s Oak This piece of oak is part of the Ranter’s Oak from Rolvenden. The reason it is so called is because John Wesley, founder of the Methodist movement, preached and “ranted” from its branches. Queen Elizabeth I is . . .

    (Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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