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and experience New York State's best fishing in the 1000 Islands and Adirondacks Region.
The 1000 Islands is one of the world's premier freshwater fisheries. The region stretches from the open waters of eastern Lake Ontario where salmon and trout reign to the breathtaking St. Lawrence River with its bass, pike, walleye and monster muskellunge. Throw in almost two-dozen flatwater inland lakes and you have four seasons to pursue virtually every type of freshwater fish.
With more than 3,000 lakes, rivers, streams and ponds stretched across 6 million acres, the Adirondacks have fantastic fishing for bass, trout, walleye, land-locked salmon, northern pike and muskie. The region is also home to the Ausable River, a legend among fly fisherman, as well as scenic Lake Champlain and Lake George, both popular among trophy anglers.
Jacksonville, Florida Of USA. History, Economy, Climate etc
Jacksonville is the most populous city in the U.S. state of Florida. Jacksonville, perfectly positioned along the Atlantic Ocean in northeast Florida, is a natural paradise for visitors. Jacksonville occupies one of the most coveted spots on the Atlantic coast.
Jacksonville is centered on the banks of the St. Johns River in the First Coast region of northeast Florida.The city is in the Northeast Florida region, about 25 miles south of the Georgia state line and about 340 miles north of Miami. The St. Johns River divides the city. Just south of Jacksonville, North of Saint Augustine, marks the boundary of where the Floridian Peninsula ends, and Continental North America begins.
French explorer Jean Ribault charted the St. Johns River in 1562, calling it the River of May because that was the month of his discovery. In 1564, René Goulaine established the first European settlement, Fort Caroline, on the St. Johns near the main village of the Saturiwa. Jacksonville was named after Andrew Jackson, the first military governor of the Florida Territory and seventh President of the United States.
Jacksonville is the most populous city in Florida, and the twelfth most populous city in the United States. Jacksonville has the country's tenth-largest Arab population. Jacksonville has Florida's largest Filipino American community. Jacksonville has a diverse religious population. The largest religious group is Protestant. Second largest is Islam. Muslims attending seven mosques, the largest being the Islamic Center of Northeast Florida.
Jacksonville is home to a number of institutions of higher education. The University of North Florida (UNF), opened in 1972, is a public institution and a member of the State University System of Florida.
Jacksonville has a humid subtropical climate, with hot and wet summers, and mild and drier winters. Seasonal rainfall is concentrated in the warmest months from May through September.from January to July monthly temperatures range around 12 °C to 28 °C. High heat indices are common for the summer months in the area. The city of Jacksonville averages only about 10 to 15 nights at or below freezing. Such cold weather is usually short lived.
Harbor improvements since the late 19th century have made Jacksonville a major military and civilian deep-water port. Monorail service is free and connects the north and south banks of the river, offering travelers a great view of the city and an easy route to their destination. Most travelers to Jacksonville will want to venture out, see the beaches, shop and dine in its commercial districts, or visit historical sites and parks. This would be impossible or greatly hindered without a car. Unless you are planning on remaining at the beaches or the downtown area it can be time consuming to travel by bus, and too expensive by taxi.
Jacksonville is home to three naval facilities, and with Naval Submarine Base Kings Bay nearby makes Jacksonville the third largest naval presence in the United States. The military is by far the largest employer in Jacksonville. Naval Air Station Jacksonville is a military airport. There are 35 operational units/squadrons assigned there and support facilities. Naval Station May port is a Navy Ship Base that is the third largest fleet concentration area in the U.S.
Jacksonville is organized under the city charter and provides for a strong mayor–council form of city government. The Mayor of Jacksonville’s elected to four-year terms and serves as the head of the government's executive branch. The Jacksonville City Council comprises nineteen members, fourteen representing electoral districts and five more in at-large seats.
The architecture of Jacksonville varies in style. The city is home to one of the largest collections of Prairie School style buildings outside the Midwest. Jacksonville is also home to a notable collection of Mid-Century modern architecture. Many of the earliest skyscrapers in the state were constructed in Jacksonville, dating to 1902. The tallest building in Downtown Jacksonville's skyline is the Bank of America Tower, constructed in 1990 as the Barnett Center. Other notable structures include the 37-story Wells Fargo Center.
Jacksonville's location on the St. Johns River and the Atlantic Ocean proved providential in the growth of the city and its industry. Jacksonville has a sizable deepwater port, which helps make it a leading port in the U.S. for automobile imports, as well as the leading transportation and distribution hub in the state. The area's economy is balanced among distribution, financial services, biomedical technology, consumer goods, information services, manufacturing, insurance and other industries.
Cliff Walk in Newport Rhode Island USA
Cliff Walk National Recreation Trail (NRT) in Newport, Rhode Island, USA
Newport is a seaside city on Aquidneck Island in Newport County Rhode Island, United States. It is located 23 miles from Providence, known as a New England summer resort and for the famous Newport Mansions.
Rhode Island is the smallest state in size in the United States.
Polo was played for the first time in the United States in 1876 near Newport
Rhode Island was home to the first National Lawn Tennis Championship in 1899
Rhode Island's official state name is Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
The White Horse Tavern was built in 1673 and is the oldest operating tavern in the United States
Rhode Island founder is Roger Williams
State Nickname - The Ocean State, Little Rhody
State Motto - Hope
State Song - Rhode Island, It's for Me
State flower - Violets
State tree - Red maple
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Live in Leeds Grenville, Ontario: Where the 1000 Islands and Rideau Canal are in your backyard
Discover our world-famous 1000 Islands and the Rideau Canal in Leeds Grenville, a top place to live, work and play next to Ottawa, the Nation's Capital. The Rideau Canal is our northern border and our neighbour to the south is the United States across the St. Lawrence River. Two great waterways along with many lakes are in our backyard.
Highways 401 and 416 meet within our borders linking us to Montreal, Toronto and Ottawa markets. We're on the main CN, CP and Via Rail lines. We have the only deep-water port in Eastern Ontario and there are international airports nearby in Ottawa and Syracuse, N.Y. Two international bridges, 1000 Islands and Prescott-Ogdensburg International, connect us to Upper New York State, U.S.A. New York City is just five hours away.
We have international and national top-managed companies. Our major manufacturing operations include Procter and Gamble, Prysmian Group, Trillium Health Care Products, Burnbrae Farms, Northern Cables, Canarm Ltd., Motor Coils International, Invista Canada, Newterra, Shell Canada, Wills Transfer and 3M Canada Inc., to name just a few. It's also a place to start a second-career, dream home-based or small niche business. Work can be minutes from home. Choose a lifestyle that cuts your commute or eliminates it while living in an area known for its scenic landscape and varied outdoor recreational opportunities.
A Mobile Primary Health Care Unit for our rural areas, hospitals in Brockville and Kemptville and full-service clinics throughout the area provide great access to excellent health care. Higher education and skilled trades training is available with St. Lawrence College and the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus. Public, French-language and Catholic schools are here. Fulford Academy in Brockville and Fulford Prepatory College in Merrickville offer programs for foreign students. Housing costs are much lower and you'll enjoy a great quality of life with lower land and operating costs for your home and business. Cultural hot spots include the Brockville Arts Centre, the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival and the Thousand Islands Playhouse.
Cruise our 800 kilometres of scenic roadways and discover our 15 National Historic Sites and other significant landmarks. Nationally recognized within our borders are the Old Stone Mill, the Leeds and Grenville County Court House, Fort Wellington, Fulford Place and Homewood Museum, Battle of the Windmill, Pointe of Baril at Maitland, Lansdowne Iron Works, Chimney Island, Darlingside, Merrickville Blockhouse, Oxford-on-Rideau Township Hall, Prescott Grand Trunk Railway Station, the former Brockville Post Office (now the Thomas Fuller Building) and the Rideau Canal. Canada's first railway tunnel in Brockville is recognized by the Canadian Railway Hall of Fame.
See the splendour of the region from the 1000 Islands Tower or hop in a boat and tour the islands at ground level. Take an island tour and see places like Boldt Castle and Dark Island's Singer Castle or the world's shortest international bridge over the Canadian-American border at Zavikon Island. We're known for our fresh water scuba diving with popular shipwrecks in the St. Lawrence River. Boating and fishing are top draws because of our extensive waterways. We have some of the best hiking and cycling trails, including along the 1000 Islands Parkway Bike Trail, through the Limerick Forest, or the Rideau Canal Lock Station -- Burritt's Rapids Tip to Tip, Cataraqui and Rideau Trails, Sandstone Island and Shoreline Centennial Trails at Charleston Lake.
Our larger parks include the Thousand Islands National Park of Canada, Ivy Lea Campground overlooking the 1000 Islands Bridge, Brown's Bay Day Park, the Foley Mountain Nature Centre, the Rock Dunder wilderness area, Rideau Migratory Bird Sanctuary and Charleston Lake Provincial Park.
Member municipalities are the townships of Athens, Augusta, Edwardsburgh/Cardinal, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds and the Thousand Islands and Rideau Lakes, the Municipality of North Grenville and the Villages of Merrickville-Wolford and Westport. Partner municipalities include the City of Brockville and the towns of Prescott and Gananoque. Please share our video with your friends and business partners and visit our website for more detailed information.
1000 Islands & the Rideau Canal: Leeds Grenville - Mandarin version
Leeds Grenville: the 1000 Islands, the Rideau Canal Heritage Route, National Capital of Ottawa's neighbour and an Eastern Ontario, Canada transportation hub. We have front row seats to the 1000 Islands and the St. Lawrence Seaway. The Rideau Canal, a UNESCO World Heritage Destination, runs along our northern border through our region between Kingston and Ottawa. These iconic tourism attractions create signature experiences in an area also rich with culture and heritage.
Across the St. Lawrence River is Upper New York State, U.S.A. We're a prominent eastern Ontario transportation and logistics hub where the major Highways 401 and 416 meet and two international bridges - 1000 Islands and Prescott-Ogdensburg - link us to America. We're strategically centralized to service marketplaces in Ontario, Quebec and the eastern seaboard of the United States. We're within two hours of Montreal and just over three hours to Toronto.
Low-cost serviced and unserviced lands are available. Some parcels for development overlook the St. Lawrence River and are close to the deep-water Port of Johnstown. Port services include bulk cargo handling and storage, marine, rail and truck loading and unloading, seaway draft for all berths and quick access to the major 400-series highways. Leeds Grenville has lower taxes, start-up and land costs. New development is welcomed at Augusta Industrial Park, Elizabethtown-Kitley Business Park, Edwardsburgh Cardinal Industrial Park, John G. Broome and Western Industrial parks in Brockville and on lands in North Grenville, a community just 20 minutes south of Ottawa.
Leeds Grenville's slogan is Where lifestyle grows good business. It's home to small, national, international and best-managed companies, including many in logistics and transportation, forestry, warehousing, pharmaceuticals, food processing, manufacturing, agriculture, health and trade, to name just a few. Some of our major manufacturing operations include Procter and Gamble, Trillium Health Care Products, Burnbrae Farms, Prysmian Group, Canarm Ltd., Motor Coils International, Invista Canada, Newterra, Shell Canada, Wills Transfer and 3M Canada Inc. It's also a place to start second-career, dream home-based or small niche business. Entrepreneurship, creative economy starts and innovation are all welcomed here.
Lifestyle is also top notch. Access to excellent health care is easy with a Mobile Primary Health Care Unit for our rural areas, hospitals in Brockville and Kemptville and full-service clinics throughout the area. St. Lawrence College and the University of Guelph Kemptville Campus provide higher education and skilled trades training. Universities are within an hour's drive in Kingston and Ottawa. Public, French-language and Catholic schools are well established. Fulford Academy in Brockville and the Fulford Prepatory College in Merrickville provide programming for foreign students. Housing costs are much lower and you'll enjoy a great quality of life with lower land and operating costs for your home and business. We mean what we say about lifestyle. Our cultural hot spots include the Brockville Arts Centre, the St. Lawrence Shakespeare Festival and the Thousand Islands Playhouse. You'll be living in a vacation destination of the 1000 Islands Region and the UNESCO designated Rideau Canal Heritage Route and Frontenac Arch Biosphere Reserve.
Our communities include the Townships of Athens, Augusta, Edwardsburgh Cardinal, Elizabethtown-Kitley, Front of Yonge, Leeds and the Thousand Islands, the Municipality of North Grenville and the Villages of Merrickville-Wolford and Westport. Our partner municipalities are Brockville, Gananoque and Prescott, all communities located along the St. Lawrence Seaway. Share our video with your colleagues and business partners and help spread the world about why Leeds Grenville is a place of beauty and opportunity. Visit our website to learn more about available lands and properties, existing business sectors, our services and health and educational institutions, skilled trades training options and where to go for your vacation adventures.
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Steve Bunker Dec. 7, 2003 Oral History Interview
Steve Bunker's background and a major love is the sea. Also a history buff, he originally came to Baltimore to help build a Baltimore Clipper in Baltimore Harbor, stayed on for a few years as Baltimore's maritime historian and eventually opened his shop in Fell's Point, The China Sea, a marine-salvage and antique shop complete with live parrots. A community leader for many years, Steve is remembered for representing the working waterfront community and helping to moderate development. He and Sharon Bondroff moved their shop to Maine in 1999 after they decided they could no longer afford the rents in Fell's Point.
In this interview, Steve tells his stories about Fell's Point and its history. The interview was conducted in his home in Maine on February 8, 2003 by Jacquie and Kraig Greff of Tonal Vision LLC in preparation for the documentary, Fell's Point Out of Time.