The Washington National Cathedral, is a cathedral of the Episcopal Church located in Washington, D.C.. Of neogothic design, it is the sixth
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The National Cathedral in Washington, D.C. has 112 gargoyles and many more grotesques. Both gargoyles and grotesques are designed to keep water running off the side of the building. This cat is actually a grotesque, not a gargoyle - grotesques displace water by having it run over them, while gargoyles have a tube for water out their mouth.
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow Memorial - A bronze statue, by William Couper, and Thomas Ball. Located in Washington, D.C. On the U.S. National Register of Historic Places.
St. John's Episcopal Church is located at 2326 Woodward Avenue in Downtown Detroit, Michigan. However, the business address is 50 E Fisher Fwy, Detroit, MI. It is the oldest church still standing on Woodward. Opened 1859
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Ulm Minster is a Lutheran church located in Ulm, Germany. Although sometimes referred to as Ulm Cathedral because of its great size, the
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Nidaros Cathedral (Nidarosdomen) is considered the most significant church of Norway, located in Trondheim, and est in 1152.
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Christ Church Detroit is an Episcopal church located at 960 E. Jefferson Ave. in Detroit, MI. It is also known as Old Christ Church, Detroit. It is the oldest Protestant church in Michigan which is still located on its original site.
Mount Rainier National Park is a United States National Park located in southeast Pierce County and northeast Lewis County in Washington state. It was established on March 2, 1899 as the fifth national park in the United States
Grundtvigâ€™s Church (Danish: Grundtvigs Kirke) is located in the Bispebjerg district of Copenhagen, Denmark. It is a rare example of expressionist church architecture. Due to its unusual appearance, it is one of the best known churches in the city.
Mount Vernon, located near Alexandria, Virginia, was the plantation home of the first President of the United States, George Washington. The mansion is built of wood in neoclassical Georgian architectural style, and the estate is located on the banks of the Potomac River. Mount Vernon was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1960 and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. It is open every day of the year.
Stenar Ales is a megalithic monument in southern Sweden, the monument is believed to be built in the sixth century on an earlier monument is the oldest and one of the most famous in the Viking culture. It consists of 59 large rocks shaped ellipse located 67 meters long and 19 meters wide. Each rock weighs about 2 tons.
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Hoh Rainforest - The Hoh Rainforest is located on the Olympic Peninsula in western Washington State, USA. It is one of the largest temperate rainforests in the U.S. Within Olympic National Park, the forest is protected from commercial exploitation
Caerlaverock Castle interior - Caerlaverock Castle is a moated triangular castle first built in the 13th century. It is located on the southern coast of Scotland, 11 kilometres south of Dumfries, on the edge of the Caerlaverock National Nature Reserve.
Priscilla Mullins Alden and husband, John. This is a full length print by W.L.. Taylor who drew this in 1898. It is kept in the Library of Congress Prints and Photographs Div, Washington D.C. 20540
This is St. Peter's Roman Catholic Church. It is located in Manhattan, New York. It is the oldest Catholic church in New York City, as well as New York State. This is a religious landscape because in is a church that occupies the land of Manhattan, New York. -Chelsea N
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Hells Canyon is a 10-mile wide canyon located along the border of eastern Oregon, eastern Washington and western Idaho in the United States. It is North America's deepest river gorge at 7,993 feet and part of the Hells Canyon National Recreation Area.
Southwark Cathedral, London, by Steve Thompson. (or The Cathedral and Collegiate Church of St Saviour and St Mary Overie) lies on the south bank of the River Thames close to London Bridge, it is the mother church of the Anglican Diocese of Southwark, and it has been a place of Christian worship for over 1,000 years. Built in 1106
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Dendera Temple complex, is located about 2.5 km south-east of Dendera, Egypt. It is one of the best-preserved temple complexes in Egypt. The area was used as the sixth Nome of Upper Egypt, south of Abydos.
Best Downtown – Old Town Alexandria. Loaded with history, but balanced with modern fun, Alexandria was named one of Livability.com’s top 10 choices for best downtowns around the country. Located on the Potomac, just 6 miles from Washington, D.C., Alexandria offer a beautiful historic district, museums, theaters and shopping. It was also named one of Livability.com’s Best Cities for Foodies in 2013.
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