Locations of famous places in history|
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|The Gatehouse of Stan Hywet, the Seiberling estate in Akron, Ohio, USA. May 11, 1935 - Henrietta Seiberling invited Dr. and Mrs. Smith to meet her visitor from New York.||08/24/2005||343|
|Monument to soldiers of American Revolutionary war. Nice obelisk, stairs to top.||08/24/2005||599|
|Named because American whalers camped here in the early 19th century and used Sydney Rock Oysters to make their Clam Chowder.||08/24/2005||327|
|Anantasamakhom Throne Hall was built in the reign of King Rama V using marble for construction in Italian Renaissance architectural style, and was completed in the reign of King Rama VI. The throne hall use for receiving foreign dignitaries and meetings of the Royal Advisory Council. The ceiling of the dome was highlighted by exquisite fresco paintings of important Royal functions during the re...||08/23/2005||520|
|Site of signing of Declaration of Independence and Constitutional Congress||08/23/2005||472|
|Al Kuds in Palestine near Israel ||08/23/2005||922|
|This is the Murrah Federal Building Bombing Memorial in downtown Oklahoma City.||08/23/2005||356|
|Monument erected in 1825 to Comte de Jean Francois de Galaup de Laperouse. No news was heard of Laperouse after he left here on 10 March 1788. He had set up a camp on the beach just to the north of this monument (now called Frenchmans Bay). The grave of Father Le Receveur, who was wounded in Samoa, is at the other end of the path. The area is now the suburb of La Perouse, Sydney.||08/23/2005||382|
|You can see Dawson City on the bank of the Yukon River, where gold-rushers rushed in 1898.|
The river joining the Yukon from the east is the famous Klondyke River. Along the river you can spot huge "scars" made by big, floating gold dredges.
|This is the place where the wall fall!||08/22/2005||863|
|The "stepstone" for all potential prospectors during the 1898 Klondyke Gold Rush. People arrived by ship in Skagway, AK, than had to schlepp around 100s of kg of supplies up the valley and up the pass. On top of the pass (the border between Alaska and B.C.) there was a weigh scale where Canadian official checked if goldrushers had enough supplies to last one winter in the Yukon. They ...||08/21/2005||515|
|Locations of infamous murder and mayhem.||08/21/2005||785|
|The (in)famous pass on the border of Pakistan and Afghanistan, linking Peshawar, Pakistan (where Rambo demonstrated his famous "blue light" ) and Jalalabad, Afghanistan. This is the "main" gate into Afghanistan.||08/21/2005||862|
|Cape and Lighthouse - Spain. Admiral Nelson gained the victory over the Spanish fleet at Trafalgar in 1805 ||08/21/2005||486|
|This file summarizes the main locations of the adventure Shackleton and his crew passed with the Endurance from 1914 to 1916. ||08/20/2005||597|
|A column on an island on a pond on an island in the middle of the sea.||08/20/2005||390|
|Camp Toccoa - Easy Company|
The history of the 506th began at Camp Toccoa, Georgia on July 20, 1942, as a newly formed parachute unit assumed the name CURRAHEES - an American Indian name meaning “STAND ALONE” - which would become synonymous with their combat history. Shortly thereafter, the 101st Airborne Division was activated on August 16, 1942; and the Currahees of the 506th we...
|Currahee Mountain - Easy Company|
The regiment was initially formed at Camp Toccoa, Georgia in 1942 where it earned its nickname, "the Currahees", after the Currahee Mountain they trained on inside the camp. The 506th would participate in three major battles during the war: D-Day, Operation Market Garden, and the Battle of the Bulge. During World War II, the only command...
|locations of important places in the assassination of JFK||08/19/2005||833|
|Site of Leubrie's Theatre, Memphis TN. Oscar Wilde spoke here on June 12, 1882, during his lecture tour of the United States.||08/19/2005||379|
|Old Warehouse District (Speicherstadt), Hamburg||08/18/2005||464|
|The famous China Beach near Danang, Vietnam, where G.I.s where taken for a break during the Vietnam war.||08/17/2005||1,001|
|This is the place of J.F. Kennedy's death||08/17/2005||1,657|
|The intact World Trade Center ||08/17/2005||11,347|
|THE TAKEOVER OF MONTE CASTELLO|
On February 21, 1945 the Brazilian Expeditionary Force achieved one of its most remarkable feats during the Campaign of Italy—the conquest of Monte Castello, until then considered an inexpugnable fortress.
That conquest became legendary not only for its expressive tactical meaning but also for the extremely adverse conditions that inv...