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Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman Biggs

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Huyshe Wolcott Yeatman Biggs First Bishop of the Revived See of Coventry 1918 – 1922

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Sanctuary

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The Sanctuary, built in the 14th century and destroyed in the 20th. The cross of burnt roof timbers, the cross of nails in the cathedral and the altar of broken stones, are symbols of the Christian hope of resurrection after . . .

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Ecce Homo

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Ecce Homo The ststue was carved by Sir Jacob Epstein during 1934 – 5 from a block of Subiaco marble. It was given to Coventry Cathedral at the wish of Lady Epstein and dedicated on 22 March 1969. Ecce Homo represents Christ . . .

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Coventry Cathedral

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Coventry Cathedral – Living Icon of Reconciliation and Hope In 1940 this building, together with much of the city, was destroyed by fire bombs. Resolved to live out the Christian message of forgiveness, and running counter . . .

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

Royal Warwickshire Regiment Memorial

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1914 1918 To the Glorious Memory Of the Officers and Men of The 7th Battalions The Royal Warwickshire Regiment Who Fell in The Great War This Tablet was Erected by Their Comrades

(Churches & Religion • War, World I) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Guild Chapels

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These chapels were established in the side aisles. They were commissioned in the 14th and 15th centuries for thee use of the Mercantile Guilds in the City. They were primarily chantries – endowed chapels in which Masses were . . .

(Churches & Religion • Labor Unions) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

At Home On Cherokee

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St. Louis, Missouri.
This townhouse is typical of homes built in working-class neighborhoods during the 1880's. It is tall, narrow and features the then popular mansard roof. The foundation is roughcut stone and the facade is smooth brick with . . .

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1959 Cherokee

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St. Louis, Missouri.
St. Louisans were taking up the new American pastime of bicycling when this storefront was built in 1888. They were reading Walt Whitman's poems in the Leaves of Grass and learning about Theodore Roosevelt's western . . .

(Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Settlers' Homes

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Marine Villa, Missouri.
During the mid 19th century, German pioneers settling the open land south of St. Louis built homes in the style of this pair of houses, 1936 and 1938 Cherokee. Often they were built as farm houses. As the farm land evolved . . .

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The Elusive Cemetery

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Marine Villa, Missouri.
Records indicate that during the mid-19th century, the entire section of land covering the two city blocks stretching from Cherokee north to Utah Street and Lemp west to Wisconsin served as a cemetery. The Map of St. Louis, . . .

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William Clark

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University City, Missouri.
After the Louisiana purchase in 1803, Thomas Jefferson asked William Clark and Meriwether Lewis to explore the newly-acquired but uncharted northwest. An Army Captain, Clark set off with Lewis from St. Charles on May 14, . . .

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Dwight Davis

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University City, Missouri.
The founder of tennis' Davis Cup, Dwight Davis was born in St. Louis. He was one of his era's best players and won several titles while at Harvard. In 1900, he founded the international competition that came to bear his name . . .

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Clark Terry

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University City, Missouri.
Born in St. Louis, Clark Terry made his first trumpet out of garden hose, attended Vashon High School, and played in local clubs before joining a Navy Band during World War II. His years with County Basie and Duke Ellington . . .

(African Americans • Arts, Letters, Music • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Dave Garroway

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University City, Missouri.
Moving to St. Louis at age 14, David Garroway attended University City High School and Washington University. After training as a radio announcer while an NBC page in New York, he worked in Pittsburgh and then Chicago, where . . .

(Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Communications • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Branch Rickey

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University City, Missouri.
Often called the greatest front-office strategist in baseball history, Branch Rickey came to the Cardinals in 1917 and turned a losing team into a powerhouse. Believing that "luck is the residue of design," he developed the . . .

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Tom Eagleton

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University City, Missouri.
Raised at 4608 Tower Grove Place, Thomas Eagleton was only 27 when elected St. Louis Circuit Attorney. He served as Missouri's Attorney General and Lieutenant Governor, won a U.S. Senate seat in 1968, and sought the Vice . . .

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Dizzy Dean

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University City, Missouri.
Known for his homespun wit and good-natured bravado, Jay Hanna "Dizzy" Dean was perhaps the most colorful member of the Cardinals' famed "Gas House Gang." With his blazing fastball he won 30 games in 1934, earning MVP Honors . . .

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Dred & Harriet Scott

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University City, Missouri.
Remembered for the infamous 1857 decision that denied them their freedom, Dred and Harriet Scott spent much of their adult lives enslaved in St. Louis. In the 1830s, Dred Scott's slave owner took him to the free State of . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Beckwith Street and Bridge / La rue Beckwith et le pont

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Smiths Falls, Ontario.
Created during the town's settlement in the early 1820's, the name of Beckwith Street and its bridge derived from Beckwith Township, when strong ties existed between the Anglican congregations of both communities. At 99 feet . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Celebration of the Mexican Independence Proclamation

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, Mexico.
En este lugar se conmemoro por vez primera en el país el Grito de Independencia el 16 de septiembre de 1812 por el Lic. y Gral. Ignacio Lopez Rayon y el Lic. Andres Quintana Roo Huichapan., Hgo. 22 de diciembre de 1972 . . .

(Colonial Era • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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