Locations of famous places in history|
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|Unusually for the Isle of Wight this was a land defence fort (rather than sea) and acted as barracks for gunners manning the batteries at the west of the Island. Used for several 'raves' in the 90's, currently being converted for residential use.||02/19/2006||520|
|Six-sided fort originally housing 110 men and up to 6 big guns. Disarmed 1907 it is now a business premises.||02/15/2006||359|
|In 2006, 100 years after his death, Paul Cezanne is considered the father of modern art, a vital bridge between the impressionist and cubist movements of the early 20th century, with his paintings selling for millions of dollars. But when he died on October 23, 1906, he was largely shunned and discredited by the public and critics alike, and had increasingly become a recluse in his beloved Prov...||02/13/2006||830|
|Josip Titos government building and Titos grave in the building House Of Flowers in Belgrade, Serbia and Montenegro.||02/12/2006||671|
|A collection of ports and locations in pre-colonial and early colonial Southeast Asia. Some modern locations also included for reference.|
Some place marks and overlays have been adapted from other Google Earth community online sources. Credits to original posters.
Compiled by Loren Ryter, Cornell University, Feb 2006.
|Locations of all 1692 witch trials in Salem.|
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|The Beslan school hostage crisis (also referred to by the media as the Beslan school siege) began when armed terrorists took hundreds of school children and adults hostage on September 1, 2004, at School Number One in the Russian town of Beslan in North Ossetia. On September 3, 2004, the third day of the standoff, shooting broke out between the hostage-takers and Russian security forces. Accord...||02/07/2006||4,143|
|Gravesites and future gravesites of all Presidents.|
See also: http://www.presidentialavenue.com/index.cfm
|An important historical site, easily identified from above.|
The harbor of ancient Carthage: the semi-circular area had circular ship shed on the island. The longer area to the south was the working harbor.
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|Some Nike Missile Site|
The United States Army built a ring of Nike missile launchers around Seattle in the 1950s...
|Elvis during his Military service 1958 - 1960 in Germany.||01/23/2006||704|
|this is the excact spot were the titanic was build in dry dock all those years ago sadly there isnt much busniss keeping the yard open but hopefully if there enough funding the site will be preserved||01/21/2006||916|
|Fort Macon State Park, located in Atlantic Beach, NC.|
Historic Civil War fort.
|To The Immortal Memory of Sir William Wallace Scottish Patriot Born at Elderslie Renfrewshire circa 1270 A.D. |
Who from the year 1296 fought dauntlessly in defence of his country's Liberty and Independence in the face of fearful odds and great hardship being eventually betrayed and captured brought to London
and put to death near this spot on the 23rd August 1305.
|The interesting thing about this place is, that the surrounding area is in high-res and the arsenal itself is low-res. Looks like censoring at GE.||01/12/2006||483|
|The atomic cannon was a huge piece of ordnance built by the United States in the mid-1950s to hurl nuclear shells far enough that they wouldn't kill the people who fired them. While far more sensible WWIII technology than, say, the atomic hand grenade, the atomic cannon did have its detractors and tactical limitations. ||01/12/2006||818|
|Griffith Stadium was a sports stadium that stood in Washington, D.C. from 1911 to 1965, at the corner of Georgia Avenue and W Street, NW. Current site of Howard University Hospital. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Griffith_Stadium||01/11/2006||410|
|Home of the St. Louis Cardinals of the National League from 1893 until mid-season 1920. |
|Sites related to one of the greatest American writers of the 19th century. Theses sites are in and around Hannibal, MO.||01/11/2006||511|
|Ebbets Field was a Major League Baseball park located at in the Flatbush section of Brooklyn, New York. It was the home of the Brooklyn Dodgers of the National League. Ebbets Field was on the block bound by Bedford Avenue, Sullivan Place, McKeever Place and Montgomery Street. Now site of Jackie Robinson Apartments.|
|The campsites used by the Donner Party, the original 'Survivor' show. ||01/05/2006||419|
|Additional run-ins between the Earp and Clanton factions led up to October 26, 1881. During the day, reports of the cowboys going about with firearms and seeking more floated about Tombstone. Ike Clanton was noted claiming to want a showdown with the Earps. Virgil Earp, looking to enforce the town's law saying that firearms had to be checked in with local authorities, finally decided to approac...||01/05/2006||404|
|Image overlay of the 1893 World's Columbian Exposition in Chicago's Jackson Park. Includes information on the only surviving building from the 1893 Exposition: the modern-day Museum of Science and Industry.||12/27/2005||916|
|March 19, 1966 - The Final Four had become the Final Two, and the NCAA basketball championship tournament was set to begin in College Park, Maryland. |
Texas Western College started five black players for the first time in NCAA tournament history. It was the game that changed the game forever.
The Glory Road movie is coming out January 13. This kmz file is Memorial...
|Ellis Island in NY harbor.||12/20/2005||517|