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Sir Daniel Dixon Bart [Baronet]

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Mayor of Belfast 1892 and 1893. Lord Mayor 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905 and 1906. Freeman of the City. M.P. for Belfast-North-. Obit 1907. Erected by his many friends in appreciation of the numerous public services rendered by . . .

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Chetumal

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Chetumal Los edificios más importante del estado de Quintana Roo se encuentran en su capital, la interesante ciudad de Chetumal. Es ahí en donde se resguarda el pasado prehispánico de la entidad, aquel que contempló al . . .

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In Memory of All American Veterans

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near Eldersburg, Maryland.
This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal — — to valiantly protect our country's freedoms. The memories of these American veterans will continue to . . .

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Veterans Memorial

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Eldersburg, Maryland.
Flagpoles dedicated in honor of those who served our country

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MARC Train #286

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Silver Spring, Maryland.
In memory of the passengers & crew of MARC Train # 286 who perished at this site on February 16, 1996, and to the heroic actions of those who aided in the rescue effort. Carlos Byrd Diana Hanvichid Claudius Kessoon Thomas . . .

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U.S.S. Golet SS-361/ Still On Patrol

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Metairie, Louisiana.
A submarine built by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Funds for this boat were raised by the citizens of Caddo Parish Louisiana. Launched One August, 1943. On her second patrol under command of LCDR. James . . .

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Minnesota 4th Infantry

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
Casualties Raymond, May 12,1863, none reported; Jackson, May 14, wounded 2; Champion's Hill, May 16, wounded 2; Assault, May 22, killed 12, wounded 42, total 54, Lieut. George G. Sherbrooke killed, Lieut. Clark Turner . . .

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Swamp Age

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The Bluebonnet Swamp is believed to be about 225 years old. A small stream existed at the site before the swamp was formed. Willow trees and Buttonbrush shrubs were probably common along the stream. It is possible that the . . .

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C.S. Company A,

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
Capt. C.B. Vance. The company served two 6-pounder guns and two 12-pounder howitzers in this position from the morning of May 19 to about May 26, 1863, when the pieces were moved to other positions. Reported casualties in . . .

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Opelousas Firsts and Famous/ Hall of Fame

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Opelousas, Louisiana.
Opelousas First and Famous Birthplace Of Zydeco Music Birthplace Of Swamp Pop Music First Protestant (Methodist) Church In Louisiana & Oldest Methodist Church West Of The Mississippi - 1806 First Masonic Temple West Of The . . .

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Hand-Cut Well

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, The Bahamas.
Our hand-cut well measures 7.4 feet in diameter and has a depth of 74 feet. It is carved from solid limestone and is reminiscent of the Queen's Staircase sculpted between 1793 and 1794 by "slaves from solid rock with axes . . .

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Río Hondo

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Río Hondo El Río Hondo, con una longitud aproximada de 209 km, es la frontera natural entre Belice y México. Los Mayas lo usaron para introducir armas de contrabando, durante la guerra de castas. Actualmente, dentro de su . . .

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C.S. Company B,

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
Capt. J. H. Yates. The first section of the company, under Lieut. R. B. Jones, served two 12-pounder guns in this position from the morning of May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.

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James Joseph Magennis

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This memorial honours Belfastman & former H.M.S. Ganges Boy (1935 DJX 144907) Leading Seaman Magennis who while serving as the diver in H.M. Submarine XE111 was awarded the Victoria Cross for a feat of outstanding courage . . .

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The Southern Fleet

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Flotilla de Sur 1899-1914 Un muelle de madera de 100 metros de longitud, dos barracas, un taller mecanico, un gran horno de pan y 40 curvatos para almacenar agua de lluvia, fueron las instalaciones básicas de la Flotilla del . . .

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Joop Beljön

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Pueblo y Gobierno del Estado de Quintana Roo rinden un cariñoso homenaje póstumo al Maestro Joop Beljön Decano de los escultores del mundo En el marco del Segundo Encuentro Internacional de Escultura realizado en esta Ciudad . . .

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C.S. Lynch's Company.

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
Capt. J.P. Lynch. A detachment of the company served one 32-pounder smoothbore gun in this position from about May 24 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863. One 30-pounder Parrott rifle was served in this position by a . . .

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Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres

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El cacicazgo de Chactemal estuvo habitado opr los mayas desde tiempos muy remotos. Ellos fueron sabios para conservar sus riquezas naturales e indomables en la defensa de sus tierras, preservándolas asi para la nación . . .

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Living Leaves

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This tree is one of four, planted to celebrate the lives of Belfast's citizens who were over 100 years of age, during the City Hall's centenary year. The four trees, one at each corner of the City Hal, represent the four . . .

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C.S. Company D,

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Vicksburg National Military Park, Mississippi.
Capt. J.L. Wofford. A detachment of the company, under Sergt. H. F. Sproles, served one 6-pounder gun in this position from May 19 to the end of the defense, July 4, 1863.

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