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Dresden Place

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, United Kingdom.
This plaque was unveiled by the Lord Mayor of Dresden Herr Gerhard Schill in the presence of His Excellency the Ambassador of the German Democratic Republic Herr Karl-Heinz Kern and the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of . . .

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

Christchurch Spire

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This Tower and Spire formed the centre of the Church of the Grey Friars built in 1350 with stone from a quarry nearby owned by the Black Prince. The Friary was demolished in 1512 but the spire was left standing in a garden . . .

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

The Quadrant

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, United Kingdom.
The Quadrant Built circa 1860. Coventrys finest example of terraced housing for the prosperous middle-classes of that era. The neo-classic terrace is built in six individual sections each with its own variation in design.

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Angela Brazil

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Angela Brazil Children’s Writer Lived and Worked Here 1911 - 1947

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

Grey Friars Gate

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Bull Yard was formally a short street (Bull Street) leading to Barracks Square Market (now the Barracks car park), but on Samuel Bradford’s 1748-49) Coventry map it was part of a much longer path leading from Greyfriars gate . . .

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

Sir Frank Whittle

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Air Commodore Sir Frank Whittle OM, KBE, CB, FRS, FRAeS This statue celebrates the centenary of Frank Whittle’s birth in Coventry and shows him watching the first test flight of a jet-propelled Gloster-Whittle E28/39 on 15 . . .

(Air & Space • Notable Persons • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Swanswell Gate

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, United Kingdom.
Swanswell Gate Completed circa 1440 as part of the fortified town wall, remains of which stand in the adjoining gardens. Originally named Priory Gate it gave access to the Prior’s lands outside the wall, including Swanswell . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Coventry Theatre

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The Coventry Theatre The New Hippodrome, as it was originally named, was opened on 1 November 1937. It was the third Hippodrome on this site, the first situated in Pool Meadow (1903) and the second (1907) built in what is . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lady Herbert’s Garden

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Lady Herbert’s Garden & Garden of International Friendship Lady Herbert’s Garden was laid out in the 1930s by Alfred Herbert as a memorial to his second wife. The garden of International Friendship was opened in 2000 as . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dick Weber

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University City, Missouri.
Among the greatest bowlers in history and a leading ambassador for the sport, Dick Weber became a St. Louisan in 1955 when he joined the legendary Budweiser Bowling Team. A charter member of the Professional Bowlers . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Irma Rombauer

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University City, Missouri.
Already known as one of the city's most charming hostesses, St. Louis native Irma Rombauer risked her own funds to publish "The Joy of Cooking" in 1931. As the Depression forced more American families to cook for themselves, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Red Schoendienst

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University City, Missouri.
Albert "Red" Schoendienst joined the Cardinals in 1945, his first of over 50 consecutive years in a big league uniform. The Cardinals' second baseman for over a decade, his spectacular defense and solid hitting helped them . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Kevin Kline

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University City, Missouri.
A St. Louis native and Priory School graduate, Kevin Kline won Tony Awards for "On the Twentieth Century" and "The Pirates of Penzance" before leading roles in "Sophie's Choice" (1982) and "The Big Chill" (1983) made him a . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

William Gass

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University City, Missouri.
A consummate author with a philosopher's training, William Gass joined the Washington University faculty in 1969 and received an endowed chair in 1979. Gass introduced audiences to his polished, energetic prose with the 1966 . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Johnnie Johnson

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University City, Missouri.
Self-taught pianist Johnnie Johnson settled in St. Louis in 1952 and formed the Sir John Trio. He asked Chuck Berry to sit in that New Year's Eve, and a magical, half-century collaboration was born. Johnson provided the . . .

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

William Inge

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University City, Missouri.
Born in Independence, Kansas, William Inge taught at Stephens College before coming to St. Louis as the Star Times drama critic in 1943. Encouraged and inspired by Tennessee Williams, Inge finished his first play in 1947. . . .

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Henry Armstrong

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University City, Missouri.
The only boxer to hold world titles in three weight classes simultaneously, Henry Armstrong moved to St. Louis as a young boy and he was an honor student at Vashon High School. Known as "Perpetual Motion," he dominated . . .

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Virginia Mayo

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University City, Missouri.
Noted for her striking beauty, Virginia Mayo was one of the most successful actresses of the 1940s and 1950s. Born Virginia Jones in St. Louis, she began training at her aunt's drama school at age six. She graduated from . . .

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The Historic Currier Neighborhood

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Manchester, New Hampshire.
The Currier Museum of Art originally opened in 1929, in a building designed by Edward Tilton of the New York architectural firm Tilton and Githens. Major expansions to the 1929 building were added to the north of the . . .

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Ash Street School

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Manchester, New Hampshire.
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

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