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|Dyrehavsbakken ("The Deer Park Hill"), commonly referred to as Bakken ("The Hill"), is the world's oldest operating amusement park. It is located near Klampenborg (Gentofte municipality) but belongs under Lyngby-Taarbæk Kommune, Denmark about 8 miles north of Copenhagen. With 2.5-2.7 million visitors per year, it is the second most popular attraction in Denmark, after the more widely known amus...||07/22/2005||518|
|Or just Frilandsmuseum is a museum under the danish national museum showing dayly life in Denmark from 1850 to 1950. It contain farms, houses and mills from all partts of Denmark including old danish areas in northern Germany, southern Sweden and the Faroe Islands. Also agricultural animals are shown.|
The museum is one of the oldest and biggest in the world and is 86 acres big.
|This is the second oldest light house in the Great lakes.||06/12/2006||290|
|The current Fort Moltrie is the third fort at this location. It is a brick fort built in 1809. It was modernized in the 1870s, with rifled cannon and concrete bunkers. Additional modernization in the 1880s turned all of Sullivan's Island into a military complex, of which the old fort was just a part.||03/16/2006||754|
|Fort Barrancas (1839) or Fort San Carlos de Barrancas (from 1787) is the name of a historic United States military fort in the Warrington area of Pensacola, Florida. |
The hill-top fort, connected to a sea-level water battery, overlooks Pensacola Bay, from what is now Naval Air Station Pensacola. Because the hill-top fort was rebuilt of brick, becoming Fort Barrancas, the older, w...
|At the end of th 1980th. archeologists found remains of a viking fort. It was measured to 125 meters in diameter and was constructed in the year around 980.|
It's similar to the forts allready found in Denmark: Trelleborg at Slagelse, Aggersborg at the Limfjorden, Fyrkat at Hobro and Nonnebakken in Odense.
1/4 of it today is visible and was rebuild the way experts ...
|Fort McHenry, the star fort that protected Baltimore in the War of 1812. Francis Scott Key, while watching the bombardment of this fort from a British ship, wrote the "Star Spangled Banner" about the flag flying at this fort.||08/13/2005||767|
|Fort Jay is a historical United States Army fort on Governors Island in New York City. The oldest structure on the island, it was originally built to defend Upper New York Bay, but has served other purposes.|
The walls and gate of the existing fort were rebuilt in 1806 to replace a series of earthen forts built in 1776 and 1794. Barracks on the inside of the fort date back to 1834...
|"Castle Island" is a 22 acre (89,000 m²) major recreation site located in South Boston on Boston Harbor, owned by the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation. First named Fort William by the British, it was renamed Fort Independence by Americans in 1779 and is one of the oldest fortified sites in British North America. Long recognized for its stategic location, the fort helped p...||04/27/2006||527|
|Fort Stanwix was a colonial fort erected in 1758 by British General John Stanwix, at the location of present-day Rome, New York. The fort guarded a portage known as the Oneida Carrying Place during the French and Indian War. A reconstructed fort has been built at the site by the National Park Service, and the Fort Stanwix National Monument lies in the center of the modern city.||12/11/2005||495|
|Fan Lau Fort can be dated to 1729. Rectangular in shape, the fort measures 21m by 46m and its walls are built of semi-dressed stone and green bricks. The fort was probably abandoned around 1898 after the lease of the New Territories to Britain.||10/24/2005||354|
|Fort Warren defended the harbor at Boston, Massachusetts, for over 100 years. onstruction of the penatagonal-shaped granite fort began in 1833 and was fully completed shortly after the Civil War. Today, the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation maintains the fort. An estimated 100,000 tourists visit the fort each year.||10/22/2005||537|