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|The Battle of Long Island, also known as the Battle of Brooklyn, took place on August 27, 1776. On August 22, Admiral The Earl Howe, in supreme command of British forces in New York, ordered his troops to move against the Continental Army at dawn. The American outpost under Colonel Edward Hand sent word to Lieutenant General George Washington that the British were preparing to cross to Long Isl...||09/04/2005||741|
|Brownsea Island is the largest of eight islands in Poole Harbour in Dorset, England. The island is 1.5 miles long and 0.75 miles wide. Much of the island is a Nature Reserve and an important habitat for birds owned by the National Trust. The island is open to the public, but the Trust is able to manage the flow of visitors in the form of boat timetables and in 2002 received 105,938 visitors.||01/13/2006||332|
|The hovercraft was invented by Sir Christopher Cockerell whilst he owned and worked at Ripplecraft, the boatyard in Somerleyton. From 1953 to 1956 as well as designing and building hire craft for the Broads Sir Christopher “worked on the problem of making boats go faster”. He was attempting to make boat propulsion more energy efficient and one of his experiments was to inject air under the hull...||09/21/2007||342|
|Built for the 1904 St. Louis World's Fair, the Wanamaker Pipe Organ at the Lord & Taylor department store is the largest playable musical instrument in the world.||01/16/2006||298|
|a very clear message of ,Jesucristo es el senor ,which means'' Jesus christ is the lord ''on the top of a mountain in Tijuana Mexico,,,,nice ||02/03/2007||492|
|This is the large monument to Admiral Lord Collingwood (1750 - 1810) who was Admiral Nelson’s second in command at the Battle of Trafalgar, Oct 21st. 1805.|
Cuthbert, Admiral Lord Collingwood (1750-1810) was born in Newcastle and educated there.
He entered into the Royal Navy at the age of 11 and rose to become 2nd in command of the British fleet at the Battle of Trafalgar. His fa...
|Mansion House is one of the grandest surviving Georgian town palaces in London, with magnificent interiors containing elaborate plasterwork and carved timber ornament. It is unique as the only purpose-built home of the Lord Mayor of the City of London, providing not only living and working space for the Lord Mayor and his household but also room for large ceremonial entertainments and banquets....||11/17/2006||462|
|Car Talk Plaza, Winter home of the puzzler, Law offices of Dewey, Cheetham and Howe. The Tappet Brothers lounge.||08/21/2005||397|
|After Washington's defeat at Brandywine in 1777, a force of 20,000 British and Hessian troops marched into Philadelphia, led by General William Howe. With the Colonial Army weakened, Howe could have attacked them west of the city and wiped them out -- probably defeating the Revolution -- but his own forces had run short of supplies. The supplies were waiting on the Delaware on a fleet of ships....||04/30/2006||393|
|Cockatoo Island is an island in Sydney Harbour, Sydney, Australia. The island was originally used as a prison and later developed as a shipyard. Many naval ships were built and maintained at Cockatoo Island Dockyard. The shipyard was closed during the 1980s. In late March 2005 the island was re-opened to the public for the Cockatoo Island Festival, after two and a half years of planning.||11/03/2007||1,209|
|Often called the case of the moving coffins, the Chase family crypt in Barbados was the location of an unusual haunting. During the years of 1812 to 1820, the six solid lead coffins were found thrown around the sealed solid rock crypt after people reported hearing strange sounds coming from the crypt. Each time the crypt was opened, the coffins put back to their original locations and sealed ag...||08/26/2005||517|
|Also known as Bouvetoya Island, this island was in the movie AvP as the site of the Predator's pyramid. The location in the movie (according to their satellite images) of the island is incorrect. I'm working on another image overlay for their island location.||12/15/2005||689|