The Edmund Fitzgerald was the largest ship on the Great Lakes upon completion in 1958 and remained so until the early 1970s. In the early morning of November 10, 1975 the Fitzgerald sank in a freak storm. All 29 crewmen aboard were never found.
Built to commemorate the life of the novelist, Sir Walter Scott the monument was finished on 15th August 1846.
The Scott Monument is 200 ft. 6in high and 55ft. square at the base; the highest gallery is reached by climbing a total of 287 steps.
It has been described as a Gothic Rocket, you can get an impression of this from the shadow.
For over a century Christchurch has been the gateway to Antarctica. Back in 1901 Robert Falcon Scott's ship 'Discovery' docked at the city's port at Lyttelton. Six years later Ernest Henry Shackleton followed in 'Nimrod', and in 1910 Scott returned with 'Terra Nova' embarking on his ill-fated second expedition.
Sir Walter Scott, 1st Baronet (15 August 1771 – 21 September 1832) was a prolific Scottish historical novelist and poet, popular throughout Europe during his time. Scott was particularly associated with Toryism.
Scott was the first English-language author to have a truly international career in his lifetime, with many contemporary readers in Europe, Australia, and North America. ...
Various museums in NYC - Guggenheim Museum, Cooper Hewitt Design Museum, Jewish Museum, Whitney Museum, Frick Collection, Pierpont Morgan Museum, Metropolitan Museum, Museum of Modern Art, the Cloisters.
The Stedelijk Museum (lit. City Museum) of Amsterdam, The Netherlands, is a museum for modern art. It is located at Museum Square (Dutch: Museumplein), close to the Rijksmuseum and the Van Gogh Museum.
Abbotsford is a historic house in the region of the Scottish Borders in the south of Scotland, near Melrose, on the south bank of the River Tweed. It was formerly the residence of historical novelist and poet, Walter Scott. It is a Category A listed building.
The nucleus of the estate was a small farm of 100 acres (0.4 km²), called Cartleyhole, nicknamed Clarty (i.e., muddy) Hole...
he collection of the former Parachute Regiment and Airborne Forces Museum at Aldershot has moved to the Imperial War museum at Duxford.
The museum is now called Airborne Assault Museum.
It can be found in hangar no. 1.
For the current visitor information, please visit the website of the museum: http://duxford.iwm.org.uk/.
Various museums in Washington DC - Museum of Natural History, National Building Museum, National Gallery Sculpture Garden, Museum of American History, Hirschorn Museum, Smithsonian Museum, and the Textile Museum.
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