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Women Veterans Monument

WOMEN VETERANS MONUMENT DEDICATED BY THE  DANIEL M. O'CONNELL POST NO. 272  AMERICAN LEGION AND FRIENDS,  SEPTEMBER 24, 1989 IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION OF ALL  THOSE WOMEN WHO SERVED THEIR COUNTRY IN ...

    Memorial Avenue of Elms

    MEMORIAL AVENUE OF ELMSIn 1922 this avenue of elms was completed, and was dedicated as a living memorial to the men from the Manitoba Agricultural College, who had laid down their lives for ...

    • winnipeg
    • manitoba
    • "world war i"
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    • memorial
    • "university of ...

    Imperial Bank of Canada

    HISTORIC WINNIPEGImperial Bank of Canada1906On this site the Imperial Bank of Canada opened the first branch of the bank in Winnipeg on January 4, 1881. The original Robertson Block was replaced ...

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    • manitoba
    • "imperial bank"
    • bank

    Fort Craillo

    2500 FEET  FORT CRAILO  "YANKEE DOODLE"  WRITTEN THERE 1758 Submitted by @portraysMadison

      Gefrin

      AT THIS PLACE WAS GEFRIN ROYAL TOWNSHIP OF THE SEVENTH CENTURY ANGLO-SAXON KINGS OF NORTHUMBRIA HERE THE MISSIONARY PAULINUS IN A.D. 627 INSTRUCTED THE PEOPLE IN CHRISTIANITY FOR THIRTY SIX DAYS AND ...

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      • paulinus
      • northumbria

      Chicago Sister Cities International

      Chicago Sister Cities International  In the spirit of global citizenship  Francis W Parker School Class of 2019,  in collaboration with their teachers, offers  these signs as a gift to the City of ...

        Michigan Central Freighthouse

        The Michigan Central Railroad (MCRR) came to Ypsilanti in 1838, transforming the farming community into a transportation center. This Italianate structure, built in 1878, increased ...

        • michigan
        • michigan histor...

        Cannery and Packing House

          Michigan Paper Company Mill

          On January 26, 1886, twenty-five businessmen founded the Michigan Paper Company. Daniel Albertson, a mill designer from Kalamazoo, built the mill complex using slow-burn construction methods. ...

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          • michigan histor...

          St. Joseph's Retreat

          In 1885 Michigan’s first private mental institution was located here under the guidance of the Daughters of Charity of St. Vincent de Paul. In 1855 the Sisters at St. Mary’s Hospital in Detroit had ...

          • michigan
          • michigan histor...

          Juneteenth

            JUNETEENTH COMMEMORATED ANNUALLY ON JUNE 19TH, JUNETEENTH IS THE OLDEST KNOWN CELEBRATION OF THE END OF SLAVERY IN THE U.S THE EMANCIPATION PROCLAMATION, ISSUED BY PRESIDENT ABRAHAM LINCOLN ON SEP. ...

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          • texas

          Frederick Pelham: Bridge Engineer

          Frederick Pelham: Bridge Engineer   Frederick Pelham was born on November 7, 1864.  He attended school in Detroit.  In 1887, he became the first African American to receive an Engineering Degree from ...

            La Gota de Leche historical marker

            Mapagkawanggawang proyekto ng La Proteccion de la Infancia na nagbibigay ng gatas sa mga sanggol. Pinasinayaan sa Daang San Pedro, ngayon Daang Evangelista, Quiapo, 1907. Nagpatayo ng bagong gusali ...

            • philippines
            • encyclopedia of...

            San Pedro Macati historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-4.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Our Lady of Peace and Good Voyage historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-3.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Archbishopric of Lipa historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-3.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Dental Profession in the Philippines historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-4.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            The Church of Badoc historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-4.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            The Shrine of Melchora (Tandang Sora) Aquino historical marker

            Dito inilipat ang mga labi ni Melchora Aquino mula sa Himlayang Pilipino bilang paggunita sa ika-200 taong anibersaryo ng kanyang kapanganakan, 6 Enero 2012. Ipinahayag na Pambansang Dambana sa bisa ...

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            • encyclopedia of...

            The Church of Pakil historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-3.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Rizal’s Execution Site historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-3.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Church of Loon historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is PD-PhilippinesGov.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Church of Taytay historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is CC-BY-SA-3.0.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Isabelo F. de los Reyes historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is None.

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            • encyclopedia of...

            Battle of Malinta historical marker

            Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of the Philippines. Wikimedia image page here, image license is PD-PhilippinesGov.

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            • encyclopedia of...