The abandoned Ukrainian Orthodox Church of the Descent of the Holy Ghost in the… ghost town of Insinger dates from 1942.
This lake was created at the end of the last ice age when the great glaciers retreated from this beautiful alpine valley.
The memorial commemorates the Canadian Expeditionary Force and its valiant actions in the WW I Battle of Arras. The Canadians suffered 10,600 total casualties. The memorial was designed by Walter Allward.
Skiddaw is the sixth highest mountain in England.
The novelist and poet, D. H. Lawrence, and his wife, Frieda, briefly lived on the Kiowa Ranch (now the D. H. Lawrence Ranch) in the 1920s. Years after Lawrence’s death in France, Frieda had his ashes brought to the ranch, where they were incorporated into the concrete of this memorial she had built on the ranch grounds. The artist Georgia O’Keeffe spent time at the ranch, and one of her paintings depicts Lawrence’s favorite tree there.
Ernest Freeman was reportedly the Chief Deck Steward on the Titanic. He is buried in Halifax’s Fairview Lawn Cemetery along with 120 other Titanic passengers and crew–some still unidentified. The number “239” on the tombstone indicates that his was the 239th body pulled from the water during the recovery efforts.