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Coygan Cave

Coygan Cave was an ossiferous cave near Laugharne in Carmarthenshire, Wales. The cave was about a mile from the sea and located in a limestone hillside, but has been destroyed by quarrying. Although prehistoric handaxes were found in the cave wer ...

                                               

Long Hole Cave

Long Hole, also spelled Longhole, is a limestone cave on the south coast of the Gower Peninsula between Paviland and Port Eynon. It is relatively small, measuring about 15 m deep after several excavations. It was first excavated in 1861 by Colone ...

                                               

Bryn Eryr

Bryn Eryr is an archaeological site in Anglesey, Wales, where the remains of an Iron Age farmstead, consisting of three roundhouses, have been excavated. Excavations took place in the period between 1985 and 1987, and were carried out by the Gwyn ...

                                               

Mynydd Maendy

Mynydd Maendy is a hilltop and moorland, near Gilfach Goch, in the County Borough of Rhondda Cynon Taf in south Wales, to the southwest of Tonyrefail. As with the Maindee district of Newport, the name derives from the Welsh maen dy meaning "stone ...

                                               

Roman sites in Great Britain

There are many Roman sites in Great Britain that are open to the public. There are also many sites that do not require special access, including Roman roads, and sites that have not been uncovered.

                                               

List of long barrows in the United Kingdom

Nympsfield Long Barrow, Gloucestershire. Giants Hills, Lincolnshire. (Великаны Холмов, Линкольншир) Hazleton North, Gloucestershire. (Хэзлтон Север, Глостершир) Windmill tump, Gloucestershire. (Тумп ветрянка, Глостершир) Long Barrow, near the Sev ...

                                               

Caterthun

Caterthun, or the Caterthuns, is a ridge of hills near the city of Brechin in Angus, Scotland. The Caterthuns are notable for being the site of two Iron Age forts known as the White Caterthun and the Brown Caterthun which are designated as a sche ...

                                               

Dun Cruinn

Dun Cruinn is a prehistoric site about 10 kilometres north-west of Portree, on the Isle of Skye, Scotland. It is on the Skerinish Peninsula, between Loch Snizort Beag and Loch Eyre.

                                               

Dun Skudiburgh

Dun Skudiburgh is a prehistoric fort near Uig, Skye, Scotland. The site is on the West coast of Trotternish, on a steep hill about 60 meters 200 feet above the shore of Loch Snizort.

                                               

Dunearn

Dunearn is a hill fort located 15 kilometres south east of Nairn in Highland, Scotland. It is situated on a steep-sided hill called Doune rising to approximately 266 metres above ordnance datum just south of Dulsie Bridge in the parish of Ardclac ...

                                               

Dunnideer Castle

Dunnideer Castle, now ruined, was a tower house located near Insch, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. It was built c.1260 partially from the remains of an existing vitrified hill fort in the same location. It consisted of a single rectangular tower of 15m ...

                                               

Kirkinner

Kirkinner is a village in the Machars, in the historical county of Wigtownshire in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland. About 3 miles southwest of Wigtown, it is bounded on the east by the bay of Wigtown, along which it extends for about three miles, ...

                                               

Knock of Alves

The Knock of Alves is a small wooded hill that lies 3 miles to the west of Elgin in Moray, Scotland, and rises to 335 feet above ordnance datum. Its summit is today marked by York Tower – a 3-storey octagonal folly erected in 1827 to commemorate ...

                                               

Tomb of Noah

There are several sites that are claimed to be the Tomb of Noah: Tomb of Noah, al-Karak, Jordan. Cizre, Turkey. (Джизре, Турция) Imam Ali Mosque, Najaf, Iraq. Karak Nuh, Lebanon. (Карак Нуха, Ливан) Tomb of Noah, Nakhichevan, exclave of Azerbaija ...

                                               

Bosiliack Barrow

Bosiliack Barrow is a barrow on the Penwith Moors between Madron and Morvah near the hamlet of Bosiliack in Cornwall, UK. This mound is Neolithic and was excavated in 1984, causing little concern in the ancient place. Mound is a unique Scillonian ...

                                               

Carn Kenidjack

Carn Kenidjack is a hill in Tregeseal, Cornwall. It is covered in megaliths including Tregeseal East stone circle. The tale is told that two miners, returning home one night became a witness of the fight near Carn Kenidjack, which was led by the ...

                                               

Heartlands Cornwall

Heartlands Cornwall, often known simply as Heartlands, is a World Heritage Site Gateway and visitor attraction in Pool, Cornwall, England, UK. It has been dubbed as Cornwalls first free cultural playground. It was developed at South Croftys Robin ...

                                               

Maen Castle

Maen Castle is an Iron Age promontory fort or cliff castle close to Lands End in Cornwall. It is one of only two fortified sites in Cornwall where Early Iron Age pottery has been found. Excavations took place in 1939 and 1948-9 and about 300 sher ...

                                               

Pawton Quoit

Pawton Quoit is located about 3.2 km southeast from Wadebridge and about 4.0 km north-west from Padstow in a field near Haycrock Farm in Cornwall in England.

                                               

Wheal Frances

To the north Carnkief Pond, a Site of Special Scientific Interest is named. This SSSI is noted for its biological interest, including 12 species of dragonfly.

                                               

History of the United States (1776–1789)

Between 1776 and 1789 thirteen British colonies emerged as a new independent nation The United States of America. Fighting in the American Revolutionary War started between colonial militias and the British Army in 1775. The Second Continental Co ...

                                               

History of St. Louis (1763–1803)

The history of St. Louis, Missouri from 1763 to 1803 was marked by the transfer of French Louisiana to Spanish control, the founding of the city of St. Louis, its slow growth and role in the American Revolution under the rule of the Spanish, the ...

                                               

History of the United States (1789–1849)

George Washington, elected the first president in 1789, worked with the heads of the departments of State, Treasury, and War, along with an Attorney General, the group of which later became known as his cabinet. Based in New York, the new governm ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1790–1819)

1797 – John Adams becomes the second President, in Philadelphia, Thomas Jefferson becomes Vice President. 1799 – Logan Act. 1799 – George Washington dies. 1798 – Charles Brockden Browns novel Wieland published. 1799 – Charles Brockden Browns nove ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1820–1859)

1829 – Andrew Jackson becomes the seventh President, Vice President Calhoun begins second term.

                                               

History of the United States (1849–1865)

Industrialization went forward in the Northwest. A rail network and a telegraph network linked the nation economically, opening up new markets. Immigration brought millions of European workers and farmers to the North. In the South, planters shif ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1860–1899)

1869 – The First Transcontinental Railroad is completed at Promontory Summit, Utah Territory. 1869 – Grant becomes the 18th President and Colfax Vice President.

                                               

History of St. Louis (1804–1865)

The history of St. Louis, Missouri from 1804 to 1865 included the creation of St. Louis as the territorial capital of the Louisiana Territory, a brief period of growth until the Panic of 1819 and subsequent depression, rapid diversification of in ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1900–1929)

1909 – Taft implements dollar diplomacy. 1909 – Robert Peary claims to have reached the North Pole. 1909 – NAACP founded by W. E. B. Du Bois. 1909 – William Howard Taft becomes the 27th President, James S. Sherman becomes Vice President. 1909 – P ...

                                               

History of St. Louis (1866–1904)

The history of St. Louis, Missouri from 1866 to 1904 was marked by rapid growth, and the population of St. Louis increased so that it became the fourth largest city in the United States after New York City, Philadelphia, and Chicago. It also expe ...

                                               

History of the United States (1918–1945)

The history of the United States from 1918 through 1945 covers the post-World War I era, the Great Depression, and World War II. After World War I, the U.S. rejected the Treaty of Versailles and did not join the League of Nations. In 1920, the ma ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1930–1949)

1937 – Hindenburg disaster, killing 35 people and marking an end to airship travel. 1935 – Social Security Act. 1939 – Nazi Germany invades Poland, World War II begins. 1934 – Tydings–McDuffie Act. 1936 – Second London Naval Treaty. 1935 – Alcoho ...

                                               

All American Pathfinders

The All American Pathfinders aeroplane unit was a squadron with 13 aircraft and associated road vehicles used in the "1919 Air Service Transcontinental Recruiting Convoy" from Hazelhurst Field to California that began on August 14, 1919. The conv ...

                                               

Camp Ross

Camp Ross was a World War 2 base located at the Port of Los Angeles in San Pedro, California and Wilmington, California. The United States Department of War leased 31.026 acres of land starting in 1942. Camp Ross was used by the US Army as stagin ...

                                               

Gardner Army Airfield auxiliary fields

Gardner Army Airfield auxiliary fields were a number of airfields used during World War 2 to support the Gardner Army Airfield. May 12, 1943 the US Army leased 1.396.36 acres for Gardner Field, located 9 miles southeast of Taft, California. Gardn ...

                                               

Helm Field

Helm Field also called Lemoore Auxiliary Army Airfield A-7 is a former US Amry Airfield use for training during World War 2. Helm Field was location in the town of Coalinga, California, 70 miles south of Fresno. Helm Field had two 3.000 foot runw ...

                                               

Italian Service Units

The Italian Service Units or ISUs were military units composed of Italian prisoners of war that served with the Allies during World War II against Nazi Germany and the Empire of Japan from May 1944 to October 1945. The armed forces of the United ...

                                               

Minter Army Airfield auxiliary fields

Minter Army Airfield auxiliary fields were a number of airfields used during World War 2 to support the Minter Army Airfield near Shafter, California. Minter Army Airfield was also called Lerdo Field, after the nearby road. Minter Army Airfield a ...

                                               

Naval Air Base San Pedro

Naval Air Base San Pedro, was a US Navy World War 2 410-acre airfield on Terminal Island in San Pedro, California part of the City of Los Angeles. Before the Navy took control of the airfield, the airstrip was the civilian Allen Field. Allen Fiel ...

                                               

New Mexico during World War II

The history of New Mexico during World War II was a period of dramatic change. After Americas entry into World War II in 1941, New Mexico became a center for the development of nuclear weapons and an important base for the United States Army. The ...

                                               

History of the United States (1945–1964)

For the United States of America, 1945 to 1964 was a time of high economic growth and general prosperity. It was also a time of confrontation as the capitalist United States and its allies politically opposed the Soviet Union and other communist ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1950–1969)

1954 – The Tournament of Roses Parade becomes the first event nationally televised in color. 1959 – Landrum–Griffin Act, a labor law that regulates labor unions internal affairs and their officials relationships with employers, becomes law. 1954 ...

                                               

United States in the 1950s

The United States in the 1950s experienced marked economic growth – with an increase in manufacturing and home construction amongst a post–World War II economic expansion. The Cold War and its associated conflicts helped create a politically cons ...

                                               

History of the United States (1964–1980)

The history of the United States from 1964 through 1980 includes the climax and victory of the Civil Rights Movement, the escalation and ending of the Vietnam War, the drama of a generational revolt with its sexual freedoms and use of drugs, and ...

                                               

Timeline of United States history (1970–1989)

1979 - Facing bankruptcy, Chrysler receives government loan guarantees upon the request of CEO Lee Iacocca to help revive the company. 1978 – The Camp David Accords commence, where Prime Minister Menachem Begin Israel and President Anwar Sadat Eg ...

                                               

History of the United States (1980–1991)

The history of the United States from 1980 until 1991 includes the last year of the Jimmy Carter presidency, eight years of the Ronald Reagan administration, and the first three years of the George H. W. Bush presidency, up to the collapse of the ...

                                               

Black Patriot

A Black Patriot was an African American who sided with the colonists who opposed British rule during the American Revolutionary War. The term Black Patriots includes, but is not limited to, the 5000 or more African Americans who fought in the Con ...

                                               

Colonial period of South Carolina

The history of the colonial period of South Carolina focuses on the English colonization that created one of the original Thirteen Colonies. Major settlement began after 1651 as the northern half of the British colony of Carolina attracted fronti ...

                                               

William and Mary Hosmer House

William and Mary Hosmer House is a historic home located at Auburn in Cayuga County, New York. It is a two-story, three bay, side hall frame house in a vernacular Greek Revival style. It is believed to have been built in the 1840s and enlarged so ...

                                               

Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society

The Massachusetts Anti-Slavery Society, headquartered in Boston, was organized as an auxiliary of the American Anti-Slavery Society in 1835. Its roots were in the New England Anti-Slavery Society, organized by William Lloyd Garrison, editor of Th ...

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