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|Edgar Rice Burroughs (September 1, 1875 – March 19, 1950) was an American author, best known for his creation of the jungle hero Tarzan and the heroic Mars adventurer John Carter, although he produced works in many genres.|
|The Edgar Allen Poe cottage, located on Bainbridge Avenue in the Bronx. The was the final home of the famous writer.||08/04/2005||599|
|Richard Horatio Edgar Wallace (April 1, 1875 – February 10, 1932) was an English crime writer, journalist, novelist, screenwriter, and playwright, who wrote 175 novels, 24 plays, and numerous articles in newspapers and journals.|
Over 160 films have been made of his novels, more than any other author. In the 1920s, one of Wallace's publishers claimed that a quarter of all books re...
|Edgar Thomson Steel Works, Braddock -- Andrew Carnegie/USS||07/18/2005||502|
|"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||521|
|South of Franklin, a mile east of Highway 31 on County Road 400S is the grave of Nancy Barnett. And I do mean ON the county road, smack dab in the middle of it. At one time her grave was surrounded by other graves, but a path through the family plot eventually became a road and the other graves were moved. Her son refused to let her grave be disturbed, and at that time it wasnÕt in the way much...||12/20/2006||691|
|This is Roslyn Place in the Shadyside neighborhood of Pittsburgh PA. It is the last known wooden street in the US.
The book "GREAT STREETS" by Allan Jacobs discusses this street in Pittsburgh.||12/30/2007||994|
|The exact place of Gainsbourg 's grave, an extremely famous singer in France and buried in the Montparnasse'cemetery in 1991. For fans....||08/29/2005||416|
|Lieutenant James Gerald Marshall-Cornwall was commanding a tank when he was shot by a German sniper and buried on the spot. After the war the landowner gave the ground to the young officer's father, who requested that the grave site should not be disturbed. The CWGC erected a headstone on the soldier's grave, and the family added a memorial behind. This is the smallest military cemetery in Norm...||08/14/2009||338|
|Jim Morrison's Grave in Paris, Pere Lachaise cementary.||07/18/2007||668|
|Beetles were pontoons that supported the "Whale" piers. They were moored in position using wires attached to "Kite" anchors which were also designed by Allan Beckett. These anchors had such high holding power that very few could be recovered at the end of the War; the only known surviving one is displayed in a private museum at Vierville-sur-Mer.||12/05/2009||468|
|Beetles were pontoons that supported the "Whale" piers. They were moored in position using wires attached to "Kite" anchors which were also designed by Allan Beckett. These anchors had such high holding power that very few could be recovered at the end of the War; the only known surviving one is displayed in a private museum at Vierville-sur-Mer.||12/02/2009||338|