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Near this site stood the shop belonging to Thomas Faryner, the King's Baker, in which the Great Fire of September 1666 began. Presented by the Worshipful Company of Bakers to mark the 500th anniversary of their charter granted by King Henry VII in 1486
Pudding Lane, London, United Kingdom
Kentucky Historical Marker #1736
John F. Day (1913-1982). A native of Fleming County, this prize-winning journalist began his career with the Lexington Leader; later worked with Washington Bureau of Louisville Courier-Journal. Director and Vice President of CBS News, 1955-61, where he won two Emmy awards. Wrote Bloody Ground, 1941, on Eastern Kentucky. John Day spent his last years in England publishing a weekly newspaper.
Courthouse lawn, Flemingsburg, ,
Texas Historical Marker #2594
Hughes' Springs. One of the Lampasas sulphur springs named in honor of first settler in this vicinity in 1853, Moses Hughes, whose wife regained health through its waters. #2594
?, Lampasas, TX, United States
У Харківському державному медичному університеті з 1917 по 1937 рр. кафедру анатомії людини очолював видатний вчений, академік Володимир Петрович Воробйов
4 Lenina, Kharkiv, Ukraine
E helyen állt az a ház, ahol 1839. Március 17-én először lépett fel Joachim Jȯzsef 1831-1907 minden idők egyik legnagyobb hegedüművésze, pedagogusa.
Dorottya u. 4, Budapest, Hungary
Kentucky Historical Marker #975
Argillite Furnace. First of 97 iron furnaces in the Hanging Rock Iron Region of Ky. and Ohio, one of earliest in Ky. Built by John and David Trimble and Richard Deering in 1818. Stone stack was 25 feet high. Air blast machinery was water-driven. Charcoal fueled. Daily capacity two tons of iron, cast as utensils or shipped by river in pigs. Last blast in 1837. See other side. (Reverse) Iron Made in Kentucky - A major producer since 1791, Ky. ranked 3rd in US in 1830s, 11th in 1965. Charcoal timber, native ore, limestone supplied material for numerous furnaces making pig iron, utensils, munitions in the Hanging Rock, Red River, Between Rivers, Rolling Fork, Green River Regions. Old charcoal furnace era ended by depletion of ore and timber and the growth of railroads. See over.
Argillite, 7 mi. S. of Greenup, KY 1, ,