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Vina del Mar, Sausalito

    Plaza Vina del Mar

      Praca de Cascais, Sausalito

        Praca de Cascais, Sausalito

          Praca de Cascais, Sausalito

            Praca de Cascais, Sausalito

              Dr. 'Teddy' Morgan

              EnglishWelsh International Rugby Player. Scored the winning try against the All Blacks in 1905. Born & lived in Agents Row (Nos. 8 & 10). WelshChwaraewr Rygbi Rhyngwladol a sgoriodd y cais buddugol ...

              EnglishWelsh International Rugby Player. Scored the winning try against the All Blacks in 1905. Born & lived in Agents Row (Nos. 8 & 10). WelshChwaraewr Rygbi Rhyngwladol a sgoriodd y cais buddugol ...

              • welsh
              • wales
              • rugby

              The Chalmette Plantations

              Scene of the Battle of New Orleans  Dec. 1814 - Jan. 1815  Battle raged on lands of Ignace de Lino de Chalmette, Antoine Bienvenue, and Denis de la Ronde. British camps on lands of Jaques de Villeré ...

              Scene of the Battle of New Orleans  Dec. 1814 - Jan. 1815  Battle raged on lands of Ignace de Lino de Chalmette, Antoine Bienvenue, and Denis de la Ronde. British camps on lands of Jaques de ...

              • louisiana
              • war of 1812
              • new orleans

              Lake Pontchartrain and the Pontchartrain Basin

              Named Lake Pontchartrain in 1718 by French Explorer, Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, Lake Pontchartrain is not a true lake but a shallow 630 square mile estuary. Approximately 40 miles wide and ...

              Named Lake Pontchartrain in 1718 by French Explorer, Jean-Baptiste Le Moyne de Bienville, Lake Pontchartrain is not a true lake but a shallow 630 square mile estuary. Approximately 40 miles wide and ...

              • louisiana
              • new orleans
              • waterway

              Southern Yacht Club

              Located across the New Basin Canal before you is the second oldest yacht club in the country. It moved from Pass Christian, MS onto the site across from the New Canal Lighthouse. The club built a ...

              Located across the New Basin Canal before you is the second oldest yacht club in the country. It moved from Pass Christian, MS onto the site across from the New Canal Lighthouse. The club built ...

              • louisiana
              • new orleans

              New Basin Canal

              The canal you see before you was created in the 1830's by the New Orleans Canal and Banking Company for drainage and commerce. Over 8,000 Irish immigrants died digging the canal through mosquito ...

              The canal you see before you was created in the 1830's by the New Orleans Canal and Banking Company for drainage and commerce. Over 8,000 Irish immigrants died digging the canal through mosquito ...

              • louisiana
              • new orleans
              • waterway

              Brieven van Belle

              The 18th century writer and

              The 18th century writer and "Independant woman" Belle van Zuylen lived in the castle nearby. Besides novels and plays, she wrote letters to the people hiking around the castle, and at some ...

              • walking
              • slot zuylen
              • windmill

              Jaagpad bij de Vecht

              In the 19th and early 20th century rivers were the main transport route. Ships were towed by means of a rope, pulled by horses on the road parallel to the stream.In Dutch this road was called ...

              In the 19th and early 20th century rivers were the main transport route. Ships were towed by means of a rope, pulled by horses on the road parallel to the stream.In Dutch this road was called ...

              • transport over ...
              • 19th century

              Classical parking notice

              A Latin and Greek instruction to errant velocipedistsDUAE ROTATE HIC RELICTAE PERIMENTUR--ΕΝΘΑΔΕ ΛΗΦΘΕΝΤΕΣ ΔΥΟΚΥΚΛΟΙ ΔΙΑΦΘΑRΗΣΟΝΤΑΙ[sic]

              A Latin and Greek instruction to errant velocipedistsDUAE ROTATE HIC RELICTAE PERIMENTUR-- ΕΝΘΑΔΕ ΛΗΦΘΕΝΤΕΣ ΔΥΟΚΥΚΛΟΙ ΔΙΑΦΘΑRΗΣΟΝΤΑΙ[sic]

                America's First Irish Coffee

                AMERICA'S FIRST IRISH COFFEE WAS MADE HERE IN 1952 IT WAS INSPIRATIONALLY INVENTED AT SHANNON AIRPORT BY JOE SHERIDAN IT WAS FORTUITOUSLY INTRODUCED HERE BY JOE SHERIDAN IT WAS NURTURED TO A NATIONAL ...

                AMERICA'S FIRST IRISH COFFEE WAS MADE HERE IN 1952 IT WAS INSPIRATIONALLY INVENTED AT SHANNON AIRPORT BY JOE SHERIDAN IT WAS FORTUITOUSLY INTRODUCED HERE BY JOE SHERIDAN IT WAS NURTURED TO A ...

                • coffee
                • whiskey
                • cream

                Vallejo

                  June's Cafe

                    Charlie Lee Scott

                    Submitted by @jqmcd

                    Submitted by @jqmcd

                      The Alaska Packers Association

                        Joaquin Miller's Abbey

                          Poppies

                          Submitted by @jqmcd

                          Submitted by @jqmcd

                            For the Twins Helen & Hazel Talmage

                              Ford Assembly Plant

                                Annie's Place

                                  The Carlton Hotel

                                  Submitted by @jqmcd

                                  Submitted by @jqmcd