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historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1D3F_dewi-saraswati_Washington-DC.html
Goddess Saraswati is portrayed standing straight, facing forward,looking to the right direction, depicting positive thinking based on the values of truth. Universally, Saraswati is known as the goddess of knowledge and art. Embodied as a beautiful woman…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1D4Z_kaha-ha-699-lo-me-n-257-makani_Honolulu-HI.html
Envisioned on a grand scale, these three awe-inspiring figures in bronze are dancing hula kahiko, the ancient style of Hawaiian dance. The two female dancers, spirits of the wind, represent the dance and chant of Hawaiian hula. Together they are the winds t…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1D87_the-boy-scout_Kansas-City-MO.html
Dr. McKenzie was a surgeon, physician, educator, artist and sculptor. In addition he was also an athlete, a teacher, a writer and a volunteer Scouter. A personal friend of Scouting's founder, Sir Robert Baden-Powell, he shared with B-P his belief in the …
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DAF_terminal-island-japanese-memorial_Los-Angeles-CA.html
Panel 1:Terminal Island MemorialFrom the early 1900s until World War II, the fishing village of "Fish Harbor" on Terminal Island was athriving community of 3,000 people - primarily Japanese immigrants and their U.S.-born children. The local canneries and fi…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DAH_fishing-industry-memorial_Los-Angeles-CA.html
In 1892 Southern California Fish Corp. was the first cannery in Los Angeles Harbor. In 1903 a technique of preparing and canning was developed to can sardines, mackerel, bluefin tuna, yellowfin tuna and albacore. In 1912 the first fresh fish market was intr…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DAI_harry-bridges-memorial_Los-Angeles-CA.html
Panel 1:Harry Bridges1901 - 1990Founder of the ILWUPanel 2:Harry Bridges was an Australian seaman who came ashore and started longshoring in San Francisco in 1922. Unsafe working conditions, corrupt hiring practices and low wages convinced Harry to join wit…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DCG_west-point-monument-at-elmwood-cemetery_Norfolk-VA.html
Erected by the Norfolk Memorial Association in the memory of our heroes, 1861 - 1865
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DJH_captain-james-cook_Anchorage-AK.html
James Cook was born in Yorkshire, England, on October 27, 1728. He was apprenticed to serve on sailing ships built in Whitby, near his birthplace, to carry coal along the English coast. At age 26, he joined the Royal Navy, took part in actions against Franc…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DK7_john-ford-memorial_Portland-ME.html
[On the base of the John Ford statue]:John Ford, Director - "I Make Westerns" Born: John Martin Feeney, 2-1-1894 Died: John Ford, 8-31-1973 Portland High School Class of 1914 Married Mary McBride Smith of North Carolina, 1920- From Laurinburg, NC…
historicalmarkerproject.com/markers/HM1DQH_university-of-santo-tomas_Manila-NCR.html
Tagalog text:Unang itinatag sa Intramuros bilang Seminaryo ngColegio de Nuestra Se?ora del Santisimo Rosarioni Arsobispo Miguel de Benavides, O.P. 28 Abril 1611.Pinangalanang Colegio de Santo Tomas bilangpag-alaala kay Santo Tomas de Aquino, 1625. NagingUni…
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