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Jon Pertwee 1919-1996 Doctor Who 1970-1974

BBC Television Centre, London, United Kingdom

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Hill House, Taplow. Walter De La Mare 1873-1956 poet & novelist lived here 1925-1939

Hill House, Taplow, United Kingdom

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The Co-operative Union Limited the Co-operative Union is a federation of co-operative societies in the United Kingdom for the purpose of propagandist and defensive action. Its Objects Are 1. To establish & organise co-operative societies. 2. To diffuse a knowledge of the principles of co-operation by advice and instruction - literary, legal and commercial. This building was erected by the voluntary contributions of 794 co-operative societies members of the union to perpetuate the memory of the late George Jacob Holyoake one of the pioneers of co-operation, who for nearly 70 years was a strenuous worker for liberty and reform. Born 1817, Died 1906

Hanover Street, Manchester, United Kingdom

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Captain Mary B. Greene. 1868-1949. Mary Green was born the daughter of a country storekeeper. When she married Captain Gordon C. Greene, she left the land to make her life and raise her family on the rivers of America. Captain Mary was one of the few women to become a licensed boat master and river pilot. The exploits of Mary Greene are legendary. She steered through a cyclone, survived an explosion of nitroglycerine, and gave birth to a son while her boat was locked in an ice gorge. After the death of her husband, in 1927, Captain Mary ran the 28 paddlewheelers of the Greeneline Steamers Company, including the Delta Queen. This sculpture made possible by: Central Trust of Kenton County, Kentucky National Bank, Huntington Bank of Kenton County. Sculptor: Michael Price. An official project of the Greater Cincinnati Bicentennial Commission, 1988.

Riverside Drive at George Rogers Clark Park, Covington, KY, United States

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The Point. Confluence of Ohio and Licking Rivers. Christopher Gist, Agent of the Ohio Company, was first white man known to have set foot on Point, 1751. The Lieutenant of Kentucky Co., Va., Col. John Bowman, led expedition from here against Shawnee Indians in Ohio, 1777. Gov. Isaac Shelby rendezvoused 4,000 Ky. troops here before his victory at the Thames, 1813. Over.

, Covington, KY, United States

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Lord Lister 1870 - 1877

9 Charlotte Square, Edinburgh, United Kingdom

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Dr Grace Billings (1872-1957) Cheltenham's first woman GP set up her practice here in 1899

6 Evesham Road, Cheltenham, United Kingdom

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Sir Ove Arup (1895-1988), academician, champion of "Total Architecture" and doyen of 20th century structural engineers. He personally designed every detail of Kingsgate Bridge (1963), and was the structural engineer and architectural advisor for Dunelm House (1965). This composite resin bust is a replica of an original portrait head by Diana Brandenburger (1987)

New Elvet, Durham, United Kingdom

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Gilesgate Station. This building was constructed as the station terminus of Durham City's first railway line which branched from the first main line south at Belmont Junction and which opened for goods traffic on 15th April 1844. The introduction of a passenger service on 19th June followed the highly acclaimed main line opening of the previous day. The station lost its passenger status in 1857 when the present main line station opened, and finally closed on 7th November 1966. The line was obliterated when work began on 1967 on the A690 dual carriageway linking Durham with the A1(M) at Carrville.

Station Lane, Durham, United Kingdom

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Charles George Gordon died - 26 Jan 1885

Presidential Palace, Khartoum, Sudan

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The 4th Duke of Wellington Sir Arthur Charles Wellesley KG, GCVO, DL GD of Charles III (Spain), GCTS (Portugal) 1849-1934 Lived here A serving officer of the Grenadier Guards rising through the ranks from Ensign to Colonel

11 Lowndes Square, London, United Kingdom

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The Old Fire Station. Paid for by W.F. Morgan, opened in 1906 and used until 1966, by which time the appliances were too big to be housed here. A horse drawn pump had been in use until 1922. Later the home of the St. John Ambulance

The Close, Warminster, United Kingdom

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This Horse Block was erected by desire of the Duke of Wellington. 1830

Waterloo Place, London, United Kingdom

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John Nash 1752-1835, Architect. He designed much of the layout of Regency London, including Regent Street and Regent's Park, and many exceptional buildings, such as the remodelling of Buckingham Palace and the Royal Mews, and relocation of Marble Arch. In St. James's, his works include Carlton House Terrace, Clarence House, The Theatre Royal, and the former United Services Club, Pall Mall. John Nash supervised the design and layout of the St James's Square gardens including this pavilion, known as the Nash Summer House.

St James's Square, London, United Kingdom

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El compositor polonès Frederic Chopin (Zelazowa Wola, Polònia 1810 - Paris 1849) s'hostatjà en aquest hotel durant la seves visites a Barcelona, els anys 1838 i 1839. 200è aniversari del seu naixement, Setembre 2010.

The Polish composer Frederic Chopin (Zelazowa Wola, Poland 1810 - Paris 1849) stayed in this hotel during visits to Barcelona in the years 1838 and 1839. 200th anniversary of his birth, September 2010.

40 La Rambla, Barcelona, Spain

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Ici vécut le poete Francis Yard, qui chanta la terre Normande 1876-1947.

Here lived the poet Francis Yard, who sang of the land of Normandy 1876-1947

19 rue Francis Yard, Rouen, France

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Poète et Romancier, 1878-1959, est né dans cette maison. Camille Cé, Camille Chemin.

Poet and author Camille Cé, Camille Chemin 1878-1959 was born in this house.

12bis rue de l'École, Rouen, France

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Placa na base do monumento a s. francisco de paula, barra da tijuca
Ao seu fundador e padroeiro " São Francisco de Paula " este monumento ergueram a Ordem dos Mínimos a Colonia Calabresa a comunidade paroquial os devotos 1955 - 16 novembro 1995 Rio de Janeiro

To its founder and patron saint "San Francisco de Paula" this monument erected the Order of Minims to Colonia Calabresa the parish community the devotees 1955 - 16 November 1995 Rio de Janeiro

Avenida Armando Lombardi, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Ellesmere Port Dock. Major port complex. Developed from 1795 as the link between the canal network, the River Mersey and later the Manchester Ship Canal.

National Waterways Museum, South Pier Road, Ellesmere Port, United Kingdom

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The White Lodge. Griffin Lane 1413. Now Lower Park Row.

Lower Park Row, Bristol, United Kingdom

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