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El nobel de literatura Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) se alojó en La Cónsula, propiedad de la familia Davis, en 1959 para escribir 'Un verano peligroso', que narra el duelo taurino entre Ordóñez y Dominguín. Aquí celebró, con una fastuosa fiesta, su 60 cumpleaños

English translation: Nobel Prize for Literature Ernest Hemingway (1899-1961) stayed at La Consula, owned by the Davis family, in 1959 to write 'A Dangerous Summer', which narrates the bullfighting between Ordóñez and Dominguín. Here he celebrated, with a lavish party, his 60th birthday

Carretera de Coín, kilómetro 89, Málaga, Spain


Francis Randell (1800-1870) Master Mariner, shipowner, sea pilot and publican after whom this square is named. Meistrforwr, perchennog llongau, peilot ar y môr a Thafarnwr. Enwyd y sgwâr yma ar ei ôl.

English translation: Francis Randell (1800-1870) Master Mariner, shipowner, sea pilot and publican after whom this square is named.

Pembrey Country Inn, Randell Square, Pembrey, United Kingdom


Dr Edith Mary Pechey. Yorkshire's first woman doctor had her consulting rooms here (1877-1883). A member of the "Edinburgh Seven" she was one of the earliest female university students, and the third woman registered as a doctor in Britain. She opened a free dispensary in Holbeck, staffed entirely by women, and established the pioneering Cama Hospital, Mumbai, offering medical training for Indian women. 1845-1908

Park Square, Leeds, Yorkshire, United Kingdom


В этом доме 17 сентября 1963 г выступал перед владимирцами первый в мире летчик-космонав, Герой Советского Союза, Ю.А. Гагарин.

English translation: The first cosmonaut pilot in the world, Hero of the Soviet Union, Y.A. Gagarin, performed in this house on September 17, 1963. [AWS Translate]

Oktyabrsky Prospekt, 3, Владимир - Vladimir, Russia

Eversti Hugo Standertskjöld 1844-1931 on luonut Aulangon puiston vv. 1882-1926 ja jättänyt sen jälkipolville

English translation: Colonel Hugo Standertskjöld 1844-1931 has created Aulango Park vv. 1882-1926 and left it for posterity [AWS Translate]

Aulangon näkötorni, Hämeenlinna, Finland

The Bristol Boys. Tom Cribb (1781-1848). Jem Belcher (1781-1811). John Gully (1783-1863). 'Big' Ben Brain (1753-1794). Henry Pearce (1777-1809). [full inscription unknown]

The Hatchet Inn, Frogmore Street, Bristol, United Kingdom

Born here on 6th August 1891 Field Marshal The Viscount Slim of Bishopton KG GCB GCMG GCVQ GBE DSO MC 1891-1970. A great military commander, he led the Fourteenth Army in the victorious Burma campaign during the Second World War, was Chied of the Imperial General Staff 1948-1952 and Governor General of Australia 1953-1960

72 Belmont Road, St Andrews, Bristol, United Kingdom


Albert Hill 1889-1969 Olympic Gold Medalist 800 & 1500 metres Antwerp 1920 once lived here

94 Trevelyan Road, London, United Kingdom


Dawn Butler. Member of Parliament for Brent made history as the first ever female MP of Afro-Caribbean origin to serve as a UK Government Minister. Trade unionist and anti-racist campaigner. Daughter of Windrush. Was raised here at her father's bakery

102 Cann Hall Road, London, United Kingdom


John Charles Buckmaster c.1819-1908 educator, orator & campaigner for Wandsworth Common lived nearby

Clapham Junction Railway Station, London, United Kingdom


Kalevalan luoja Elias Lönnrot oli oppilaana tässä apteekissa 1820-1822

English translation: Elias Lönnrot, creator of Kalevala, was a pupil in this pharmacy from 1820 to 1822

Hallituskatu 18, Hämeenlinna, Finland


Pleasant Valley, Maryland Pleasant Valley, roughly half a mile north of Monkton, was a 19th Century railroad settlement, built around mining operations. The settlement is mentioned by name in Civil War records of 1864. It is shown in the 1877 Hopkins Atlas, which indicates buildings, a bridge over Gunpowder Falls, and a road leading west to Hereford. The village was established to mine iron ore and soapstone. The iron ore deposits, like others along the railroad at such points as Glencoe, Padonia, and Lutherville, were worked in the early 1860's because of their proximity to the Ashland Iron Furnace. By 1864 this furnace had changed over to anthracite fuel because of easy access to coal transported by the Northern Central Railroad and could produce more pig iron, requiring new sources of ore. Pleasant Valley soapstone was used in minor quantities by the mills, foundries, and other industries along the railroad. By the late 1870's Pleasant Valley had become a compact village containing a railroad station, small houses, a tavern, and a hotel known as the "Rat Trap". The William H. Barnhart family were residents of Pleasant Valley from 1883 until 1901, with nine children in a small stone house, the remains of which can still be seen today next to the NCR Trail. Mr. Barnhart, a trackwalker or trackman for the Northern Central Railroad, was responsible for keeping the railroad tracks clear, safe, and operational from Pleasant Valley, MD to Parkton, MD. The town was dropped from train schedules in the 1890's and declined rapidly; by the early 1900's Pleasant Valley, the bridge, and Hereford road had disappeared from official maps. The iron ore and soapstone veins had been depleted, and their markets also disappeared. The site remained derelict for many years. At one time during the 1930's and 1940's the railroad used the old miller's house, and the "Rat Trap" became a meeting place for unemployed workmen during the Depression. Today Pleasant Valley exists only as a few crumbling remains which can be seen from the NCR Trail. The foundation of the "Rat Trap" Hotel, along with a few iron headboards, other stone foundations, bridge abutments and a spring head are all that remain.

, Monkton, MD, United States

Baroness P D James 1920-2014 Author lived here 1984-2012

58 Holland Park Avenue, London, United Kingdom


This Cannon Marks the Site of Fort Babcock [full inscription unknown]

, Baltimore, MD, United States

1814 1914. This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion Which Formed Part of A Chain of Fortifications Extending from The River Front to And Beyond the Site of The Present Johns Hopkins Hospital, Manned in Part by An Auxiliary Naval Force, Under Immediate Command of Commodore John Rodgers These with Other Troops, Amounting Nall to Some 12000 Men with 100 Guns Were Under General Samuel Smith Commander-In-Chief of All Forces in The Field Erected by The National Star Spangled Banner Centennial Commission 1914

, Baltimore, MD, United States

Henryton School of Practical Nursing [full inscription unknown]

, Henryton, MD, United States

John Booth Recreation Center [full inscription unknown]

, Baltimore, MD, United States

Fort Garrison Built 1693 Marked by Fort Garrison Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century 1973

, Garrison, MD, United States

Blackwater Presbyterian Church In the 17th century, the colony of Maryland was founded as a refuge for Catholics and members of other religious faiths then subject to persecution. Many of the early settlers of this region, then a part of Maryland, were Presbyterians who had been denied their freedom of worship. For many years local Presbyterians were forced to travel a great distance to the nearest church. In 1763, a congregation was organized in this area by Reverend Charles Tennent, the charismatic son of William Tennent, founder of Princeton University. Services were held in the homes of members until 1767 when the present Blackwater Presbyterian Church was constructed. Over time the travel conditions faced by many members resulted in the formation of separate churches in the growing communities of Ocean View and Frankford. By the late 19th century regular services at Blackwater had been discontinued. Occasional meetings were held until 1921, when the church organization was formally abolished. Since 1949 the property has been managed by a Trust established by the Tunnell family, who have been active supporters of the church since its founding. Blackwater Presbyterian Church was listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1976. Delaware Public Archives 2004 SC-190

, Clarkville, DE, United States

ADDY 3 Circa 1902-03 The 3rd of 5 houses built by John Addy, originally located on Ocean View Parkway. In 1999 upon being donated to the Town of Bethany Beach, it was moved to its present location to become part of the Bethany Beach Nature Center.

, Bethany Beach, DE, United States