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Vimy Oaks / Les chênes de Vimy

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Smiths Falls, Ontario.
A chance for them to say what they cannot:__________.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wood's Mill / Moulin Wood

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Smiths Falls, Ontario.
Originally built in 1830 under Abel Russell Ward, this site has changed faces and owners many times. Throughout the course of its history, it was an oatmeal and grist mill, and then rebuilt in 1887 under the new ownership of . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dame Ellen Terry

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, United Kingdom.
Dame Ellen Terry Actress Born 27th Feb. 1847 in a house which stood nearby

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

The South Porch – Nave & Chancel – Apse

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, United Kingdom.
The South Porch Built around 130, the porch was retained when the main body of the early English Church was demolished in the 14th to 15th centuries. It is now called the Chapel of the Ressurection; dedicated to Bishop . . .

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

The Tower & Spire

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, United Kingdom.
The Tower & Spire St Michaels tower was completed in1394 and the Spire in 1433 and today stands at 294 feet. The 14th century Tower was built on the edge of a quarry on poor ground — jumble of rubble in clay with bits of . . .

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

Choir of Survivors

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, United Kingdom.
Chorder Überlebenden Choir of Survivors Geschenk Der Stiftung Frauenkirche Dresden Zum 50-Jährigen Jubiläumder Weihe Der St. Michael’s-Kathedrale Von Coventry Am 25. Mai 2012 Donation of the Frauenkirche Foundation Dresden . . .

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

Home Front Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
In gratitude to God and to commend to future generations the self-sacrifice of all those who served on the Homefront during the Second World War ( inscribed on the perimeter ) Let each of you look not to your own interests . . .

(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Niels Anderson ---- Mary Christoffersen Anderson

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Soda Springs, Idaho.
They were born in Denmark; joined the Mormons there. In 1857 Mrs. Anderson arrived at Burlington, Iowa; delayed there until 1859 on account of Johnston's Army, having to be sent to Utah. That year she walked nearly all the . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Recreation

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
While the Big Sioux River was primarily of industrial importance to the settlement of Sioux Falls, it also has an equally important history for recreation. The First Public Report of the Board of Parks Supervisors of . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Industry

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
In the 1880s, wheat was among the major crops grown locally, and the need to process the grain locally arose. In 1877, the Cascade Mill purchased water rights and five acres of land on the east side of the Big Sioux River, . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Urban Renewal

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Urban renewal was a movement that provided for the development of aging and underutilized city neighborhoods. During the 1960s, light industry and warehouses had begun to move out of downtown Sioux Falls. The area near . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jewett Bros. & Jewett Warehouse

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
National Register of Historic Places Constructed in 1899 (with an addition in 1909) by Jewett Bros. to house their wholesale food business, this building was placed on the National Register in 1983 as part of the Old . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Flooding

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Sioux Falls, South Dakota.
Floods have been common along the Big Sioux River for hundreds of years. The combination of flat land, heavy snows, and spring rains can be disastrous. One of the most devastating floods occurred in 1881. The winter had been . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Disasters • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Life In The Fifties

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St. Louis, Missouri.
Due to the housing shortage that had developed during the Depression and World War II, the Antique Row neighborhood was a crowded and busy community during the 1950's -- when Larry Akley grew up here. "We lived in the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Law Enforcement) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2014 Cherokee

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St. Louis, Missouri.
There were 10,000 moving picture theaters in the United States in 1909. Half of Americans attended a movie at least once each week, and in some places Americans would pay as much as ten cents admission to see this new form . . .

(Entertainment • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Reconciliation

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, United Kingdom.
Reconciliation In 1995, 50 years after the end of the Second World War this sculpture by osefina de Vasconcellos has been given by Richard Branson as a token of reconciliation. An identical sculpture has been placed on . . .

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

Cathedral Church of St Michael

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, United Kingdom.
The Cathedral Church of St Michael A house of worship, dedicated to the Archangel, St Michael, has stood on this site from the time of Henry I in the 12th Century. From its beginnings as a small Norman chapel, St Michael's . . .

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

Service of Remembrance

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, United Kingdom.
· · nation shall not lift up sword against nation — neither shall they learn war anymore · Micah 4 · 3 · 1940 Coventry 1990 forward in friendship This plaque was unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth The Queen Mother as . . .

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

The Statue of Christ

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, United Kingdom.
The Statue of Christ This is a second casting, in concrete, of a statue at Blundell's School in Devon. It was created by an 18 year old pupil Alain John. The Headmaster, Neville Gorton, later became Bishop of Coventry and . . .

(Churches & Religion • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

2008 Cherokee

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St. Louis, Missouri.
One-third of the American workforce was unemployed. In January of 1933, anxiety about the economy led to panicked withdrawals from the banks. The anxiety grew into frenzy, and the withdrawals turned into a run on the banks. . . .

(Communications • Industry & Commerce • Politics • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.
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