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Jon Pertwee 1919-1996 Doctor Who 1970-1974

BBC Television Centre, London, United Kingdom

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North Gate Removed A.D. 1823

32 North Hill, Colchester, United Kingdom

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East Gate Fell Down 1651 Remains Removed 1675

89 East Hill, ,

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South Gate or St. Botolph's Gate Removed A.D. 1818

49 St. Botolphs Street, Colchester, United Kingdom

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Head Gate 1753

Near 62, Head Street, Colchester, United Kingdom

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Formerly occupied by two Colchester clockmakers Jeremy Spurgin Born 1666. Died 1699 John Smorthwaite Born. 1675 Died 1739

93-94 High Street, Colchester, United Kingdom

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Here stood the Colchester Free Grammar School 1582-1852

Culver Street East, Colchester, United Kingdom

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Society of Friends (Quakers) Burial Ground

Roman Road, Colchester, United Kingdom

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Virginia Stephen Virginia Woolf 1882-1941 Novelist and Critic born and lived here until 1904

22 Hyde Park Gate, London, United Kingdom

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Battersea Park 1864. 9th January 1864 site of the first match of association football

Battersea Park, London, United Kingdom

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L. L. Zamenhof - Criador do Esperanto - III Seminário Esperantista 26, 27, 28 Julho 1968 Homenagem da Cooperativa Cultural dos Esperantistas ao sesquicentenário de Nova Friburgo, sendo prefeito Dr. Amâncio Mario de Azevedo - o esperanto aproxima os povos -

L. L. Zamenhof - Creator of Esperanto - Third Esperantista Seminary 26, 27, 28 July 1968. In tribute of the sixtieth anniversary of the Cultural Cooperative of Esperantistas in Nova Friburgo, presented by the Mayor Dr. Amâncio Mario de Azevedo - Esperanto approaches the people -

Praça Presidente Getúlio Vargas, Nova Friburgo, Brazil

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Green Park Bridge Rebuilt By Henry Garnett

, Co Meath, United Kingdom

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Major Allan H. Beckett MBE RE (1914-2005) lived here (1919-1939). His engineering designs made the Mulberry Harbour and the D-Day landings possible

Montpelier Gardens, London, United Kingdom

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In memory of the men of this village who gave their lives for their country in the first world war 1914 ~ 1918 and the second world war 1939 ~ 1945 "Greater love hath no man than this, that a man lay down his life for his friends."

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This signpost, dating from the early 1930's, originally stood at the crossroads on the B4031 south of Bloxham. The origin of the milestone is unknown, it probably dates from the creation of the Banbury to Oxford Turnpike Trust in 1755. It stood at the side of that road until the mid 1960's when the road was converted to a dual carriageway. The County Council and its predecessor, the Quarter Sessions, have been the highway authority for the county since the Highways Act of 1555. The signpost symbolises the role of the Oxfordshire County Council in providing and maintaining a countrywide network of services. It also preserves one of the few road signs still remaining from the earlier part of this century. They are readily identifiable by a roundel with the words "Oxford County" or "County of Oxford" - the traditional name for the county.

, Oxford, United Kingdom

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Fort Worth Stockyards Horse and Mule Barns. The Fort Worth Stock Yard Company's wooden horse and mule barns on this site were destroyed by fire on March 14, 1911, opening day of the Feeders and Breeders show (later Southwestern Exposition & Fat Stock Show). The show opened as planned, with former President Theodore Roosevelt giving the opening address. The company announced plans to replace the destroyed barns immediately with new concrete and steel fireproof buildings. Construction was completed in March 1912, and the new barns measuring 540'x350' had a capacity for 3000 animals. With a price tag of $300,000, the buildings were described as among the finest stables in the world. Activity here increased considerably in 1914, at the outbreak of World War I. Horses and mules were needed in great supply by European armies, and agents were sent in droves to Fort Worth to buy stock, spending an estimated $11 million. During that time, Fort Worth was designated the largest horse and mule market in the world. The wide space between the buildings has over the years spawned the nickname "Mule Alley". In recent years the barns have been used for various cultural activities and annual events. Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986. (Note: this sign is worded the same as a different marker located on the other side of the building)

, Fort Worth, Texas, United States

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Charlotte Cradock

14 Cathedral Close, Salisbury, United Kingdom

Armour and company
In 1901, local business leaders G. W. Simpson and L. V. Niles began negotiating with Armour & Co. one of the nation' four largest meatpacking firms, to encourage establishment of a branch plant in Fort Worth. The Fort Worth Stock Yards Co. offered land and other incentives and by 1902, construction of a plant just north of this site was underway. The new operation was instrumental in the city's development as the livestock center of the Southwest, creating a number of support businesses. It remained in operation for over 50 years, closing in 1962. Texas Sesquicentennial 1836-1986

500 block E. Exchange Ave., Fort Worth, Texas, United States

Quanah parker marker
Comanche chief Quanah Parker was a son of two cultures. He was born about 1845 along Elk Creek, Indian Territory (Oklahoma). His Anglo mother was Cynthia Ann Parker, taken captive in a May 1836 raid and adopted by Qua-Ha-Di (Antelope) Comanches, and his father was Comanche chief Peta Nocona. Texas Rangers reclaimed Cynthia Ann in an 1860 fight at the Pease River. Nocona died soon after, and Cynthia Ann lived with relatives near Birdville in Tarrant County before dying with no further contact with her Comanche family. Becoming chief upon his father's death, Quanah refused to sign the 1867 Medicine Lodge Treaty that sent many Plains Indians to reservations. Instead, he led raids in texas and Mexico for another seven years, likely including the last foray into Tarrant County in June 1871. That winter, Quanah's band eluded Col. Ranald MacKenzie's Fourth U.S. Cavalry across the Texas panhandle. Comanche losses during the 1874 Panhandle Battle of Adobe Walls, in which Quanah was wounded, followed by a harsh winter, finally brought him and fewer than 100 remaining Qua-Ha-Di to the reservation at Fort Sill, Indian Territory in May 1875. Quanah served as liaison between his people and the Bureau of Indian Affairs. He proved to be a pragmatic leader, encouraging the Comanches to take up ranching and farming, and to educate their children in government schools. Quanah prospered through his investments and built his spacious Star House near Cache, OK. He traveled widely, giving speeches and interviews and participating in wild west shows, the Texas State Fair, Texas Cattle Raisers Association gathering and the Fort Worth Fat Stock Show. Quanah visited Fort Worth and the Stockyards on many occasions. He died in 1911 and is buried at Fort Sill. (2007)

131 E. Exchange St, Fort Worth, Texas, United States