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|The Lincoln Park Zoo is one of the nations oldest zoos, founded in 1868 when the Lincoln Park Commissioners were given a gift of a pair of swans. They became the first occupants of the zoo. In 1874, the swans were joined by a bear cub, the first animal purchased for the zoo. The bear became quite adept at escaping from its home and could frequently be found roaming Lincoln Park at night. The fi...||12/16/2005||400|
|Lincoln Racecourse is a former horse racing venue to the west of the city of Lincoln, Lincolnshire, England. It was the original location of the Lincoln Handicap. The course closed in 1965 and the race relocated to Doncaster Racecourse.|
The course was located west of the City of Lincoln. The A57 main road passed between the course and the grandstand. During race meetings, this w...
|This is a Romanesque-Gothic 12th century cathedral with many ancient artefacts inside. The gardens of the cathedral are very pleasant and contain orange trees. Archaeology done on the cathedral site has proved that there was a Roman temple and then an Arab mosque here before the cathedral was built. |
|Two Lincoln Continentals parked in a garden in Oregon||06/22/2008||434|
|Here was Gutzon Borglums parents born and lived until they immigrated to the USA in the mid 1850th.|
Gutzon is famous for have created the Mount Rushmore figures of the 4 presidents Washington, Jefferson, Lincoln and Rosevelt wich began on in 1916.
He also created the bust of Lincoln on the Lincoln Mausoleum in Springfield, Illinois.
|Viking Dublin's cathedral was built about 1038, gaining its present shape from 1172 in the new cathedral of Archbishop Laurence O'Toole and the Norman knight Richard de Clare. There have been major restorations of the cathedral in 1358, 1562, 1829-31, 1871-8 when Henry Roe gave ú230,000 (ú23m today!) to save it, and from 1980-2.A donation is requested of visitors visiting the cathedral, often t...||01/25/2006||374|
|In 1859 a wooden cathedral was built and then replaced in 1882 by the five cupola cathedral on that site today. In 1895 a bell tower was constructed but consequently destroyed by the soviets in 1930 at the same time the cathedral was closed. In 1992 the cathedral resumed operations and began restoration projects including the rebuilding of the bell tower.|
|The Cathedral of Viborg (Viborg Domkirke in Danish) dominates the city and the two towers can be seen from far away. Archaeological excavations indicates that a church has be situated here since the Viking Age. The present cathedral is from 1876 and is one of the biggest granite churches in the North. Inside, the cathedral is decorated with the impressive murals - an enormous picture bible - by...||08/21/2005||349|
|St Albans Cathedral (formerly St Albans Abbey, officially The Cathedral and Abbey Church of St Alban) is a Church of England Cathedral church at St Albans, England. At 84 metres (280 ft), its nave is the longest of any cathedral in England. With much of its present architecture dating from Norman times, it became a cathedral in 1877, and is the second longest cathedral in the United Kingdom. Lo...||09/09/2007||352|
|Nidaros Cathedral (Nidarosdomen), considered the most significant church in Norway, is located in Trondheim. It was the cathedral of the Norwegian archdiocese, from its establishment in 1152 until its abolition in 1537. Since the Reformation, it has been the cathedral of the Lutheran bishops of Trondheim or Nidaros. The architectural style of the cathedral is romanesque and gothic. It was an im...||04/12/2009||489|
|This Gothic cathedral was modeled after the Bourges Cathedral. It was built from 1227 to 1493 and sports a 17 ton bell - "La Gorda."||09/16/2005||385|
|Salisbury Cathedral is an Anglican cathedral in Salisbury, England, considered one of the leading examples of Early English architecture. The main body was completed in only 38 years.
The cathedral has the tallest church spire in the United Kingdom (123m/404 ft). Visitors can take the "Tower Tour" where the interior of the hollow spire, with its ancient wood scaffolding, can be viewed. Th...