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Suffragette Movement

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, United Kingdom.
Former Turk’s Head Hotel Suffragette Movement Meeting place where suffragettes celebrated the release of Kathleen Brown from Holloway Prison July 19th 1909 and stopped for refreshments on the march from Edinburgh to London, . . .

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Power House

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Heart Island, New York.
Beauty and style, a Boldt trademark, were not lost on even the most utilitarian structures on Heart Island as demonstrated by the design of the Power House. This structure, located at the "foot" of the Island and built at a . . .

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The Seaway

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Heart Island, New York.
The mighty St. Lawrence River was first explored by Jacques Cartier in 1535. As early as 1680 settlers were talking about building canals on the St. Lawrence River to aid navigation. It was 150 years later that the first . . .

(Agriculture • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Francisco Garduño Canedo

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, Mexico.
En esta casa nació el pintor, Francisco Garduño Canedo El martes 2 de abril de 1895 en su cumpleaños 99 él mismo develó esta placa, dedicada por la casa de cultura, “José María Velasco” Temascalcingo, Méx; 2 de abril de . . .

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Alster Tower & Peristyle

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Heart Island, New York.
In 1895 George Boldt acquired Heart Island for the reputed sum of $20,000.00 and work on the Island began shortly thereafter. The first three projects undertaken were the design and construction of Alster Tower, the . . .

(Architecture • Entertainment • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Grand Entrance

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Heart Island, New York.
The most desirable orientation on the island has always been toward the main channel on the Southwest side and the Village of Alexandria Bay on the United States mainland. Taking their cue from the layout of the original . . .

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Jose Maria de Eca de Quiros

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53 Grey Street José Maria de Eça de Quirós 1845 – 1900 Portuguese diplomat and novelist of European stature. Lived in this building from 1874 to 1879 – among the most productive years of his writing career. City of Newcastle . . .

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Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas

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, United Kingdom.
Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas The Cathedral Church of St. Nicholas is a Grade I Listed Building and one of the most beautiful and historic buildings in Newcastle. The spire has dominated Newcastle's skyline and served as . . .

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Victoria R I

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, United Kingdom.
Victoria R.I. 1837 — 1901 The Throne is established by Righteousness Thine O Lord is the Greatness And the Power and the Glory. And the Victory and the Majesty Thine is the Kingdom O Lord and Thou Art Exaulted as Head . . .

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Charles Avison

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Charles Avison 1709 – 1776 Considered to be one of the most important English concerto composers of the 18th century, Avison was born, worked and died in Newcastle and is buried in St. Andrew's churchyard, Newcastle. An . . .

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

Admiral Lord Collingwood

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Milburn House Admiral Lord Collingwood 1748 – 1810 Victor of Trafalgar, diplomat, wit and humanitarian. Nelson's friend and comrade. Born in a house on this site “Since heaven made gentlemen there is no record of a better . . .

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Turning Bridge

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, United Kingdom.
Turning Bridge In medieval times the bridge over the Castle's moat would have been a type of drawbridge called a ‘turning bridge’. The bridge could be raised or lowered quickly to allow or prevent access to the Castle gate. . . .

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The Black Gate

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, United Kingdom.
The Black Gate Built between 1247 and 1250 during the reign of King Henry III, the Black Gate was the last addition to the medieval Castle defences. Now a Scheduled Ancient Monument and Grade I Listed Building it was the . . .

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The Barbican

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, United Kingdom.
The Barbican The building now known as the Black Gate was originally the barbican of the Castle. A barbican is a heavily defended gateway which sticks out from the main wall. bbn The barbican was built at an angle to the . . .

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The Black Gate

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, United Kingdom.
City of Newcastle upon Tyne 1080 1980 The Black gate Principal gateway to castle built 1247 – 50. Upper two storeys built in seventeenth century. Restored, notably by R.J. Johnson 1883 – 84 Tyne and Wear County Council . . .

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Défense du Canada / Defense of Canada

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Rimouski, Quebec.
En l'honneur des braves qui ont combattu lors de la bataille de « Châteauguay » le 26 octobre 1813 et celle de « Crysler's Farm » le 11 novembre 1813. Plus de 1000 miliciens du Bas-Saint-Laurent (District de Cornwallis du . . .

(Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Louisiana Gold Star Families Memorial Monument pays tribute to Families who lost a Loved One in the service of the United States Armed Forces. The Homeland panel represents the state of Louisiana. The state seal . . .

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

Louisiana's Old State Capitol

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Politics and People Louisiana's Old State Capitol, built in 1850, housed the Louisiana legislature until 1932. The Castellated Gothic statehouse has withstood war, fire, abandonment, and political intrigue. This National . . .

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Rimouski War of 1812 Honored Dead

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Rimouski, Quebec.
En hommage aux trois miliciens de Rimouski décédés des blessures subies lors des batailles de « Châteauguay » le 26 octobre 1813 et de « Crysler's Farm » le 11 novembre 1813 et inhumés au cimetière de La Prairie. François . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Seigneur René Lepage de Sainte-Claire

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Rimouski, Quebec.
En hommage au Seigneur René Lepage de Sainte-Claire fondateur de Rimouski Symbolique du monument Le socle de pierre illustre l'enracinement des ancêtres en terre de France. La table de béton raconte l'arrivée de la souche . . .

(Education • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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