USS New Jersey (BB-62) ("Big J" or "Black Dragon") is an Iowa-class battleship, and was the second ship of the United States Navy to be named in honor of the U.S. state of New Jersey. New Jersey earned more battle stars for combat actions than the other three completed Iowa-class battleships, and is the only U.S. battleship to provide gunfire support during the Vietnam War.
Dominating the plain of Alsace to more than 700 meters of altitude, the fortress of Haut-Koenigsbourg counts with the number of the jewels bequeathed by the medieval builders. Very faithfully restored at the beginning of the XXe century, it preserves however the sober aspect of a large feudal castle.
Haut-Barr (German:Hohbarr) Castle is a medieval castle, first built in 1100, above the city of Saverne in the French département of Bas-Rhin. It was built on sandstone rock 460m above the valley of Zorn and the plain of Alsace. Because of this, it has been called the eye of Alsace.
On several occasions it was expanded by the bishops of Strasbourg.
This castle is a two strengthened sets: Châlucet-haut and Châlucet-bas. The unit is of exceptional scientific interest with in the same site, a castle of rather recent design, inspiration of the north of France (Châlucet-haut) and a few meters further, the shape of castle which one traditionally finds between the 12e and 14e centuries in the south of France (Châlucet-bas).
Garden State Park is a former thoroughbred race track at Cherry Hill, Camden County, New Jersey. The Park is now the site of a high-end 'mixed use' town center development of stores, restaurants, apartments, townhouses, and condominiums. Garden State Park's 600 acre (≈1 square mile) land area is roughly bounded by New Jersey State Route 70, Haddonfield Road, Chapel Avenue, and New Jersey ...
The Colgate Clock is an octagonal clock in Jersey City, New Jersey, United States, promoted as being the largest clock in the entire world. It is situated in front of the (former) headquarters of consumer products conglomerate Colgate-Palmolive, which until the 1980s was based out of Jersey City. It is fifty feet in diameter (the original clock was thirty-eight feet in diameter), faces the Hud...