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In Memory of Wardell Noel

  • rasta rangah
  • planet walk

First Street Bridge Over Napa Creek and Oxbow Commons

    Mision San Francisco de Asis

      Fort Garry - Fort Edmonton Trail

      this thoroughfare, also known as the Saskatchewan or Carlton trail, extended 1440 kilometres between Fort Garry and Fort Edmonton and was the principal overland route in the Canadian northwest for ...

      this thoroughfare, also known as the Saskatchewan or Carlton trail, extended 1440 kilometres between Fort Garry and Fort Edmonton and was the principal overland route in the Canadian northwest for ...

      • saskatchewan
      • carlton trail
      • metis
      • north-west moun...

      St. Joseph Hospital

      Submitted by @Ritterton

      Submitted by @Ritterton

      • matthew 5:7
      • 100th year
      • bellingham

      Lombard Street

      Submitted by @Ritterton

      Submitted by @Ritterton

      • san francisco
      • 253 steps
      • crookedest stre...
      • 1850

      Big Cedar Stump

      Submitted by @Ritterton

      Submitted by @Ritterton

      • cedar
      • 1893
      • 1000 years old
      • redcedar

      Erickson Playfield

      Erickson Playfield Dedicated April 12, 1944 Port Angeles, Wash. Submitted by @Ritterton

      Erickson Playfield Dedicated April 12, 1944 Port Angeles, Wash. Submitted by @Ritterton

      • 1944
      • park
      • port angeles

      To Honor All Marines Who Have Served Aboard This Gallant Ship

        The LeClaire house Hotel

        The LeClaire House Hotel Built in 1839 at the northeast corner of Second and Main Streets, the LeClaire House Hotel for 20 years prior to the Civil War was a northern resort spot for southerners. ...

        The LeClaire House Hotel Built in 1839 at the northeast corner of Second and Main Streets, the LeClaire House Hotel for 20 years prior to the Civil War was a northern resort spot for southerners. ...

          To Honor John O'Donnell

          In Tribute For 45 years of dedication and service To Quad-City sports fans, Municipal Stadium was renamed on October 21, 1970 To Honor John O’Donnell 1902-1970   The late Times-Democrat sports editor ...

          In Tribute For 45 years of dedication and service To Quad-City sports fans, Municipal Stadium was renamed on October 21, 1970 To Honor John O’Donnell 1902-1970   The late Times-Democrat sports editor ...

            Black Civil War Substitutes

            Black Civil War Substitutes   By 1862, the Union Army’s need for new recruits could no longer be met by volunteers; in March 1863, U.S. Congress passed the Enrollment Act authorizing a national ...

            Black Civil War Substitutes   By 1862, the Union Army’s need for new recruits could no longer be met by volunteers; in March 1863, U.S. Congress passed the Enrollment Act authorizing a ...

              Irish Settlers Memorial

              The Irish Settlers Memorial honours over ten thousand early immigrants to the island.The granite Celtic cross symbolizes both Ireland and Christianity. The circular terrace embraces thirty-two ...

              The Irish Settlers Memorial honours over ten thousand early immigrants to the island.The granite Celtic cross symbolizes both Ireland and Christianity. The circular terrace embraces thirty-two ...

              • ireland
              • immigration
              • prince edward i...
              • canada

              Dundas Terrace

              Dundas TerraceThis apartment building, completed in 1890, is a handsome example of the Queen Anne Revival in Canada. Admired for its picturesque qualities, this style was popular in Canadian domestic ...

              Dundas TerraceThis apartment building, completed in 1890, is a handsome example of the Queen Anne Revival in Canada. Admired for its picturesque qualities, this style was popular in Canadian domestic ...

                Province House

                Province HouseCompleted in 1847, this neo-classical building was designed and built by local architect Isaac Smith to accommodate the provincial legislature and administrative offices. I also housed ...

                Province HouseCompleted in 1847, this neo- classical building was designed and built by local architect Isaac Smith to accommodate the provincial legislature and administrative offices. I also housed ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • prince edward i...
                • charlottetown
                • province house
                • new brunswick
                • nova scotia

                Survey of the Gulf and River St. Lawrence

                SURVEY OF THE GULF AND RIVER ST. LAWRENCEBetween 1827 and 1856 the first complete hydrographic survey of the Gulf and River St. Lawrence was carried out by Captain Henry W. Bayfield and his ...

                SURVEY OF THE GULF AND RIVER ST. LAWRENCEBetween 1827 and 1856 the first complete hydrographic survey of the Gulf and River St. Lawrence was carried out by Captain Henry W. Bayfield and ...

                • survey
                • bayfield
                • prince edward i...
                • charlottetown
                • shipping
                • gulf of st. law...
                • st. lawrence ri...

                St. Dunstan's Basilica

                ST. DUNSTAN'S BASILICAWith its soaring spires, picturesque pinnacles and intricate tracery, St. Dunstan's Basilica is an excellent example of the High Victorian Gothic style in Canadian architecture. ...

                ST. DUNSTAN'S BASILICAWith its soaring spires, picturesque pinnacles and intricate tracery, St. Dunstan's Basilica is an excellent example of the High Victorian Gothic style in Canadian architecture. ...

                • st. dunstan
                • basilica
                • prince edward i...
                • gothic
                • architecture

                WILLIAM HENRY POPE

                WILLIAM HENRY POPE1825-1879Born at Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Pope was admitted to the bar in 1847, became Colonial Secretary in 1859, was elected to the Legislative Assembly representing Queen's ...

                WILLIAM HENRY POPE1825-1879Born at Bedeque, Prince Edward Island, Pope was admitted to the bar in 1847, became Colonial Secretary in 1859, was elected to the Legislative Assembly representing Queen's ...

                • prince edward i...
                • confederation
                • canada
                • william henry p...
                • bedeque
                • charlottetown
                • summerside

                ANDREW ARCHIBALD MACDONALD

                ANDREW ARCHIBALD MACDONALD1829-1912Born at Three Rivers, Brudenell Point, Macdonald, a merchant and shipbuilder, served as a member of the Legislative Assembly (1853-58) and of the Legislative ...

                ANDREW ARCHIBALD MACDONALD1829-1912Born at Three Rivers, Brudenell Point, Macdonald, a merchant and shipbuilder, served as a member of the Legislative Assembly (1853-58) and of the Legislative ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • prince edward i...
                • charlottetown
                • three rivers
                • andrew archibal...

                Charlottetown and Québec Conferences of 1864

                Charlottetown and Québec Conferences of 1864These pivotal meetings laid the groundwork for Canadian Confederation. Here in September 1864, the Charlottetown Conference brought together leaders from ...

                Charlottetown and Québec Conferences of 1864These pivotal meetings laid the groundwork for Canadian Confederation. Here in September 1864, the Charlottetown Conference brought together leaders from ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • charlottetown

                GEORGE COLES

                GEORGE COLES1810-1875A native Prince Edward Islander, Coles, first elected in 1842, represented the consituency of Queen's in the House of Assembly of the Island until his retirement because of ill ...

                GEORGE COLES1810-1875A native Prince Edward Islander, Coles, first elected in 1842, represented the consituency of Queen's in the House of Assembly of the Island until his retirement because of ill ...

                • charlottetown
                • confederation
                • canada
                • premier
                • george coles

                Thomas Heath Haviland

                THOMAS HEATH HAVILAND1822-1895Born in Charlottetown, Haviland was called to the Prince Edward Island bar in 1846. He represented Georgetown in the legislature (1847-70), serving successively as ...

                THOMAS HEATH HAVILAND1822-1895Born in Charlottetown, Haviland was called to the Prince Edward Island bar in 1846. He represented Georgetown in the legislature (1847-70), serving successively as ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • thomas heath ha...
                • charlottetown

                EDWARD PALMER

                EDWARD PALMER1809-1889Born in Charlottetown and called to the bar in 1831, Palmer was a member of the legislature (1835-60), and of the Legislative Council (1860-73). Between 1848 and 1873 he held ...

                EDWARD PALMER1809-1889Born in Charlottetown and called to the bar in 1831, Palmer was a member of the legislature (1835-60), and of the Legislative Council (1860-73). Between 1848 and 1873 he ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • charlottetown
                • edward palmer

                COLONEL JOHN HAMILTON GRAY

                COLONEL JOHN HAMILTON GRAY1811-1887Born in Charlottetown, a Father of Confederation, Gray served in the Imperial cavalry (1831-52) before entering politics. Elected in 1858 to represent Queen's ...

                COLONEL JOHN HAMILTON GRAY1811-1887Born in Charlottetown, a Father of Confederation, Gray served in the Imperial cavalry (1831-52) before entering politics. Elected in 1858 to represent Queen's ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • charlottetown
                • colonel john ha...

                EDWARD WHELAN

                EDWARD WHELAN1824-1867Born in Ireland, Whelan immigrated to Halifax c. 1836 and became a protégé of Joseph Howe. As a journalist in Charlottetown he published the short-lived Palladium in 1845, ...

                EDWARD WHELAN1824-1867Born in Ireland, Whelan immigrated to Halifax c. 1836 and became a protégé of Joseph Howe. As a journalist in Charlottetown he published the short-lived Palladium in ...

                • canada
                • confederation
                • charlottetown
                • edward whelan