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Charles Dickens lived here, 1839, 1840, 1845, 1849 & 1859, and wrote part of Nicholas Nickleby.

12 Albion Street, Broadstairs, United Kingdom


A Salvador Seguí i Rubinat El noi del sucre 1886-1923 Defensor de la classe obrera Assassinat el 10 de Març de 1923 60 Aniversari

English translation: To Salvador Seguí "the sugar boy" 1886-1923 Defender of the working class. Assassinated 10 March 1923

Carrer de Sant Rafael 1, Barcelona, Spain


Earlsdon's first Anglican church built 1913 Parish church of St. Barbara 1922-1931

4 Palmerston Road, Coventry, United Kingdom

Porto World Heritage #47

igreja da ordem de s. francisco [full inscription unknown]

, Porto, Portugal

Texas Historical Marker #3500

Mount Zion Baptist Church. The Reverend James Curry, a missionary from Sherman, Texas, organized this congregation in 1885. It is the oldest African American church in the city. The Reverend James Lewis served as first pastor of the congregation, which met in a small house near the railroad tracks until about 1907, when a sanctuary was erected at the corner of 4th and Cherry streets in the south part of town. The church moved to the north side of town in 1940. A part of Abilene history for well over a century, Mount Zion Baptist Church continues to serve the community with a variety of programs. (1995) #3500

520 Stafford St., Abilene, TX, United States

Wetherspoon Birmingham International Airport began as a small airfield in the Parish of Elmdon and was known as Elmdon Airport. The name Elmdon means 'hill of the elms. The first aircraft to land was a Western Airways twin-engine D.H. Dragonfly, on 20th March 1939. Dragonfly was the name of Wetherspoon's first outlet at the airport. Elmdon Airport was officially renamed Birmingham Airport, in April 1960, at a ceremony attended by an estimated 10,000 people. International flights were introduced in the 1960s. The Main Terminal was opened in 1984. These premises were opened by J.D. Wetherspoon in March 2015.

Wetherspoon - Departures Lounge - Birmingham Airport, Solihull, United Kingdom


Early 19th century - cellars older Known as "White Hart" 1822-1845 Site was recorded in 1361 as a burgage plot to Henry Torfote Listed - Grade II

Golden Lion Main Street, Frodsham, United Kingdom

Texas Historical Marker #9456

Frank Teich. (Sept. 22, 1856 - Jan. 27, 1939) A native of Germany, Frank Teich studied under master German artists and sculptors before coming to the United States in 1878. By 1883 he was established in San Antonio as an accomplished stonemason and artist. His supervision of work on the State Capitol led to other jobs, including construction of the Tarrant County Courthouse and the creation of numerous Confederate memorials and other monuments throughout the South. In 1901 he founded Teich Monument Works near Llano, which resulted in the development of the area's granite production industry. He is buried in the Llano Cemetery. #9456

?, Llano, TX, United States

Kentucky Historical Marker #1642

Grant's Lick. Ca. 1793, salt water found here by Samuel Bryan, a nephew of Daniel Boone. John Grant, another Boone nephew, and Charles Morgan helped him drill well, which supplied salt to interior of Ky. This territory was owned by John Grant and named for him. John Breckinridge, who also claimed land in area, formed partnership with him. In 1804, James Taylor became third partner. (Reverse) Grant's Lick - First Court of Quarter Sessions met in John Grant's home, in nearby Wilmington, June 1795. James Taylor was appointed first clerk of Campbell County; Samuel Bryan was among those appointed Justices of the Peace. Grant was authorized to keep a ferry and to build a mill. All three men took part in marking out and planning local roads. Over.

Grant's Lick, at Grant's Lick Funeral Home, Old US 27, ,

Frank Bridge 1879-1941 composer & musician born here

North Place, Brighton, United Kingdom


V tejto budove sídlila Zvolenská ľudová banka slovenský finančný ústav, ktorý vznikol 1. mája 1902. Zakladateľom banky bol advokát Ján Vesel 1862 - 1931 vedúci predstaviteľ národného života vo Zvolene. Banka sa stala miestom vydávania Zvolenských novín, organizovania a financovania prevratných regionálnych udalostí vrcholiacich vznikom Československej republiky v roku 1918. Mesto Zvolen, 2018

Pavla Országha Hviezdoslava 15, Zvolen, Slovakia

Elizabeth Goudge 1900-1984 writer lived here 1952-1984

Rose Cottage, Dog Lane, Rotherfield Peppard, Henley-on-Thames, United Kingdom