Falmouth Sentence Examples
At Falmouth he wrote his Laboratorium portabile and at Truro the Alphabetum minerale.
There are many pleasant drives along the shore of the bay or the banks of rivers, and some of these lead to popular resorts, such as Riverton Park, on the Presumpscot; Cape Cottage Park, at the mouth of the harbour; and Falmouth Foreside, bordering the inner bay.
The peninsula, with considerable neighbouring territory and Cape Elizabeth, was organized as a town in 1718 and was named Falmouth.
The peninsula portion of Falmouth was incorporated as a distinct town in 1786 and was named Portland.
He began his campaign by cancelling McClellan's operation, and, his own plan being to strike at Richmond from Fredericksburg, he moved the now augmented army to Falmouth opposite that place, hoping to surprise the crossing of the Rappahannock.
He lived at Falmouth (now Portland, Maine) until the Indians destroyed it in 1690, when he removed to Wells.
Thereupon Washington, fearing that war might result, appointed Jay minister extraordinary to Great Britain to negotiate a new treaty, and the Senate confirmed the appointment by a vote of 18 to 8, although the non-intercourse resolution which came from the house a few days later was defeated in the senate only by the casting vote of Vice-President John Adams. Jay landed a Falmouth in June 1794, signed a treaty with Lord Grenville on the 19th of November, and disembarked again at New York on the 28th of May 1795.
He retired (17th of February) to Pendennis Castle at Falmouth, and on the approach of Fairfax (2nd of March) to Scilly, where he remained with Hyde till the 16th of April.
The great variety of the rocks which meet the sea along the south of Cornwall and Devon has led to the formation of a singularly picturesque coast - the headlands being carved from the hardest igneous rocks, the bays cut back in the softer Devonian strata, The fjord-like inlets of Falmouth, Plymouth and Dartmouth are splendid natural harbours, which would have developed great commercial ports but for their remoteness from the centres of commerce and manufactures.
In 1629 they divided their possession, Gorges taking the portion between the Piscataqua and the Kennebec. Numerous grants of land in this vicinity followed within a few years; and in the meantime permanent settlements at York, Saco, Biddeford, Port Elizabeth, Falmouth (now Portland) and Scarborough were established in rapid succession.Advertisement
During the War of Independence, the town of Falmouth (now Portland), which had ardently resisted the claims of the British, was bombarded and burned, in 1775; in the same year Benedict Arnold followed the course of the Kennebec and Dead rivers on his expedition to Quebec; and from 1779 to 1783 a British force was established at Castine.
This was felt before the close of the War of Independence and in1785-1787conventions were held at Falmouth (Portland) to consider the matter, but the opposition prevailed.
Sir Maurice Berkeley of Bruton, a cadet of Stoke Giffard, was forefather of the Viscounts Fitzhardinge, the Lords Berkeley of Stratton (1658-1773) and the earls of Falmouth, all extinct, the Berkeleys of Stratton bequeathing their great London estate, including Berkeley Square and Stratton Street, to the main line.
The three chief towns are St John, Falmouth and Parham.
Although both Falmouth and Parham have good harbours, most of the produce of the island finds its way to St John for shipment.Advertisement
He graduated from Harvard College in 1769, was a schoolmaster at Falmouth (now Portland), Maine, in 1770-1773, studied law, and was admitted to the bar in 1774.
He was the third son of Hugh, 1st Viscount Falmouth.
In 1831 he was appointed master of the sloop "Falmouth" on the Pacific station, and subsequently served in other vessels before returning home in 1834, when he married his cousin, Ann Herndon.
After school, she did a cordon bleu cookery course and then went to Falmouth School of Art.
Boating, Sailing, Fishing Falmouth offers wonderful facilities for boating, with hire boats being easy to arrange to explore local creeks.Advertisement
The Ladies draw was reduced to four after Falmouth withdrew from the leagues, they continued with their ' double knockout ' draw.
It was in Falmouth that Tuke began to paint male nudes ' en plein air ', something for which he became famous.
About 1970, another woman's body was found in an overgrown pillbox near Falmouth.
QinetiQ completed sea trials of a new 2.9 meter diameter composite propeller in Falmouth Bay during July 2003.
To celebrate Ellen MacArthur's return to Falmouth the Museum's half term activities will be themed on round-the-world sailing.Advertisement
Falmouth is a bustling seaport with plenty of restaurants, shops, Art theater, Castle and the National Maritime Museum.
Falmouth Gallery beat a shortlist of four other British Art Galleries.
The Falmouth branch was the last GWR line to have its timber viaducts replaced, this work taking place during the 1930s.
At other points of the coast the British navy was employed in punitive expeditions against the coast towns - as for example the burning of Falmouth (now Portland, Maine) in October 1775 - which served to exasperate, rather than to weaken the enemy, or the unsuccessful attack on Charleston, S.C., in June 1776.
To celebrate Ellen MacArthur 's return to Falmouth the Museum 's half term activities will be themed on round-the-world sailing.
Falmouth is a bustling Seaport with plenty of restaurants, shops, Art theater, Castle and the National Maritime Museum.
Dorn Lilly of Random Rides skateboard shop, who operates from Falmouth.
Today, the clipper ships of Nelson 's Dockyard and Falmouth Bay have been replaced by sleek, million-dollar yachts.
Starfish Cottage - Falmouth - Sleeps 4 - two-bedroom, terraced cottage on the private Pendra Loweth estate.
You can also select a longer cruise to visit Falmouth, Jamaica, and Labadee, Haiti.
With an additional night on board, you may be able to choose cruises, which stop in Falmouth, Jamaica, George Town, Grand Cayman or Roatan, Honduras.
America, resembling the Common Bay in its fine appearance and fragrant leaves, and attaining a height of 30 feet or more in parts of Ireland and at Penjerrick, near Falmouth, Cornwall.
The districts in which they are grown to greatest perfection are near Swansea, in Wales, and about Falmouth, in Cornwall, and also in the south of England and Ireland generally, the coast line all round the islands, too, being favourable.