From 1873 to 1876 he was president of the United States Centennial Commission, the great success of the Centennial Exposition being largely due to him.
Fentress, Centennial History of the U.S. Navy Yard at Portsmouth, N.
Whittier had in his lifetime commemorated him in his poem "The Hero," in which he called him "the Cadmus of the blind"; and in 1901 a centennial celebration of his birth was held at Boston, at which, among other notable tributes, Senator Hoar spoke of Howe as "one of the great figures of American history."
Dennis, Centennial Survey of Foreign Missions (1902), Christian Missions and Social Progress (3 vols., 1897); G.
Dudley, Nantucket Centennial Celebration; Historic Sites and Historic Buildings (Nantucket, 1895); Obed Macy, History of Nantucket (Boston, 1835); L.
In 1858, the centennial year of his birth, his remains were reinterred with impressive ceremonies at Richmond, Virginia.
Prose, Centennial Hist.
Among his best-known orations are that delivered at the unveiling of the Bartholdi statue of Liberty enlightening the World (1886), an address at the Washington Centennial in New York (1889), and the Columbian oration at the dedication ceremonies of the Chicago World's Fair (1892).
Greve, Centennial History of Cincinnati and Representative Citizens (Chicago, 1904), the official municipal documents, the Annual Reports of the Cincinnati Chamber of Commerce, &c.
In 1868 he issued the next collection in Under the Willows and other Poems, but in 1865 he had delivered his "Ode recited at the Harvard Commemoration," and the successive centennial historical anniversaries drew from him a series of stately odes.
The fine exhibits from the Trenton potteries at the Centennial Exhibition in Philadelphia in 1876 greatly stimulated the demand for these wares and increased the competition among the manufacturers; and since that date there has been a marked development in both the quantity and the quality of the product.
The stars chosen were those with centennial proper motions greater than 40", observable at Yale, and not hitherto attacked.
See Amory Gale, History of the Town of Lee (Lee, 1854), and Lee, The Centennial Celebration and Centennial History of the Town of Lee (Springfield, Mass., 1878), compiled by Charles M.
His oration at Plymouth, on the 22nd of December 1820, on the second centennial anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims, placed him in this rank.
De Montmorency Laval, First Bishop Of Quebec, Brings Him Nearer To His Proper Themes, Which Are Found In Full Perfection In The Chant Du Vieux Soldat Canadien, Composed In 1856 To Honour The First French Man Of War That Visited British Quebec, And Le Drapeau De Carillon (1858), A Centennial Paean For Montcalm'S Canadians At Ticonderoga.
In recent history the most notable events not mentioned elsewhere in this article were the elaborate celebration of the centennial of the city in 1896 and the street railway strike of 1899, in which the workers attempted to force a redress of grievances and a recognition of their union.
On the south-east of the city lie Moore Park, 600 acres in extent, containing two fine cricket grounds and the show grounds of the agricultural society, and Centennial Park, formerly a water reserve of 768 acres.
Among the principal buildings are the state capitol, the state library, the city hall, the county court-house, the post-office, the Fowler public library, the state hospital, the state prison, the Centennial home for the aged, the Margaret Pillsbury memorial hospital, the Rolfe and Rumford asylum for orphan girls, founded by the countess Rumford, and several fine churches, including the Christian Science church built by Mrs Eddy.
The town-hall, a large florid building of Classic order, stands on an eminence, and its clock tower forms a landmark; it contains the spacious Centennial Hall (commemorating the first Australian colonization here in 1787), and has one of the finest organs in the world.
He published Solar Investigations (New York, 1875) and Contributions to the Centennial Exhibition (New York, 1877).
Urann, Centennial History of Cleveland (Cleveland 1896); C. Whittlesey, The Early History of Cleveland (Cleveland, 1867); C. E.
The grounds of the Tennessee Centennial Exposition of 1897 (commemorating the admission of Tennessee into the Union) on the west border of the city now constitute Centennial Park, in.
There is considerable material of value, especially for local history, in the Ohio Archaeological and Historical Society Publications (Columbus, 1887), and in Henry Howe, Historical Collections of Ohio (1st ed., Cincinnati, 1847; Centennial edition [enlarged], 2 vols., Columbus, 1889-1891).
Dyson and Thackeray's tables show the same result for the Groombridge stars down to magnitude 6.5; but the fainter stars (with centennial proper motions greater than 5") show a marked tendency to draw towards the galactic circle.
In the same year the largest producing gold mines were the Centennial Eureka in Juab county, the Mercur in Tooele county, and the Utah Consolidated and the Utah Copper in Salt Lake county.
St Louis celebrates the centennial of the 1904 World's Fair.
centennial of flight as well as providing information about the men and women who made it possible.
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This year marks the birth centennial of my mentor, Josei Toda, the second president of the Soka Gakkai.
The lofty Fontaine des Trois Ordres commemorates the centennial of the French Revolution.
centennial anniversary of George Ohsawa's birth.
centennial year of the birth of Noel Coward.
centennial history of the National Council of Women of Canada, 1893-1993.
centennial birthday of 1896.
centennial timescales require simpler aerosol schemes than are used in GLOMAP.
There they attended a two-day celebration of the coronation centennial.
Hunter, "The Pathfinders of Jefferson County," and "The Centennial of Jefferson County," in Ohio Archaeological and Historical Review, vol.
THE CENTENNIAL guests find Victorian era antiques and replicas under sparkling glass chandeliers and pressed tin ceilings that sparkle like gold.
Fletcher, Je f ferson County, Iowa: Centennial History (Fairfield, 1876).
Thurston, Pittsburgh and Allegheny in the Centennial Year (Pittsburg, 1876); for a history of the various forts as such, Report of the Commission to Locate the Frontier Forts of Pennsylvania, vol.
Adams, in the second volume of his Three Episodes of Massachusetts History (Boston, 1892), for an admirable history of the community; his Centennial Milestone, an Address in Commemoration of the One Hundredth Anniversary of the Incorporation of Quincy, Mass.
I saw the one through which Emperor Dom Pedro listened to the words, "To be, or not to be," at the Centennial.
Like the New Millennium Bank Secured MasterCard, the Centennial Secured Card has a somewhat high APR, so it is best for a cardholder who does not plan to carry a balance.
Centennial Park has three runs, a T-bar and a magic carpet.
Like the Earl Bales Ski and Snowboard Centre, Centennial Park Ski and Snowboard Centre allows you to pay by the hour or the day.
Born in Ladysmith, British Columbia, Canada on July 1st, 1967, she was the first baby born on Canada Day during the nation's Centennial year.
Centennial Campus, by contrast, is the largest campus and hosts all the occupational and technical programs as well as the various academic disciplines.
The story starts off innocently enough: Princess Zelda and the hero Link visit the annual Picori festival where the thumb-sized people pay their centennial visit.
It was on exhibition at the Philadelphia Centennial Exposition in 1876 and quickly became a popular part of the Victorian home.
First published by Milton Bradley as The Checkered Game of Life in 1860, the well-known classic version of the Game of Life was developed in 1960 to celebrate Milton Bradley's centennial anniversary.
The statue was declared a national monument in 1924 and the statue went under major restoration from 1982 to 1986, reopening for the statue’s centennial.
Holly Springs was incorporated in 1906 and celebrated its centennial in the summer of 2006.
In 2003, Ford celebrated its 100 year anniversary by naming the image the "Centennial Blue Oval."
For news reports about his assassination, go to the Centennial Society website.
The Centennial uniform was introduced in 2008 to mark the upcoming anniversary in 2010.
Updated to reflect the needs of today's boys, the Centennial Boy Scout uniform is made from high performance, easy care, lightweight fabric.
The following pieces make up an official Centennial Boy Scout uniform.
Forest green Centennial canvas convertible pants are available in a classic fit or a relaxed fit.
The Centennial Switchback uniform pants are also available in either the classic or relaxed fit.
Made of cotton olive green webbing, the Centennial belt fits up to a 32-inch waist and is 1.5 inches wide.
Made from cotton twill material, the Centennial Boy Scout baseball style hat is solid forest green with the universal symbol embroidered on the front.
Official Centennial Boy Scout socks are available in five styles.
See the newest of the Boy Scouts of America uniforms by viewing the Boy Scouts of America Centennial uniform flyer.
Right sleeve: The U.S. flag, den numeral, and Centennial Quality Unit Award (if earned) appears on the right sleeve of a Cub Scout's uniform.
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