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The Burnside Fountain is a non-functioning drinking fountain at...

wikipedia - 12 Sep 2016
The Burnside Fountain is a non-functioning drinking fountain at the southeast corner of Worcester Common in Worcester, Massachusetts. It consists of two parts, a pink granite basin, and a bronze statue of a young boy riding a sea turtle. The basin was designed by architect Henry Bacon, who later designed the Lincoln Memorial in Washington, D.C., and the figure was created by sculptor Charles Y. Harvey. Harvey committed suicide before finishing the sculpture, and Sherry Fry completed the bronze. The B
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Police investigating shooting near Skidmore Fountain - 03 Feb 2018
Police said officers found a man injured after reports of a shooting overnight in Downtown Portland. The Portland Police Bureau said they were called to Naito Parkway under the Burnside Bridge at 1:26 a.m. Saturday. Multiple callers reported the ...
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Burnside Fountain - Turtle Boy

Atlas Obscura - 22 Jan 2014
Whether or not she would have approved of the memorial that ultimately emerged will forever remain a matter of speculation, and it is not the only unanswered question surrounding the Burnside Fountain, known locally simply as “Turtle Boy.” The fountain ...
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Woman's Christian Temperance Union Fountain

Atlas Obscura - 09 Aug 2017
Dedicated in Spring of 1904, the fountain in Orange has rough cut granite blocks for its base and a polished white stone pyramid for its roof, just under which “Woman's Christian Temperance Union” is written, one word per side, on a granite frieze ...
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Maryland open houses Feb. 10-11

Washington Post - 09 Feb 2018
1572 Ritchie Lane 1 pm to 3:30 pm $369,900. 986 Bramleigh Lane Noon to 2 pm $639,000. 348 Dubois Rd 1 pm to 3 pm $849,000. 539 Powell Dr 1 pm to 3 pm $725,000. 1003 Covington Way Noon to 2 pm $950,000. 745 Pearson Point Pl 11 am to 2 pm $569,900. 313 ...
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Turtle Boy nears 100

Worcester Telegram - 28 Feb 2011
J. Stuart Esty, owner of Dr. Gonzo's Uncommon Condiments, 122 Main St., is on a personal mission to turn the Burnside Fountain into a national icon. “I figure if Brussels can have the Manneken Pis, why isn't Worcester wrapping its head around and ...
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2 infants found safe after vehicle stolen from Burnside gas station

Chicago Sun-Times - 12 Nov 2017
Two infants were found safe after they were left sitting in a running vehicle that was stolen early Sunday in the South Side Burnside neighborhood. About 12:15 a.m., a 36-year-old man left the infants inside his running Chevrolet when he went to buy a ...
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Teen critically wounded in Burnside shooting

Chicago Sun-Times - 05 Oct 2017
A teenager was shot and critically wounded Thursday afternoon in the South Side Burnside neighborhood. About 4:45 p.m., the 19-year-old man was standing in the 9200 block of South Dobson when another male walked up and fired shots before driving off in ...
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Man, 18, shot in Burnside

Chicago Sun-Times - 27 Oct 2017
A man was wounded in a shooting Thursday night in the Burnside neighborhood on the Far South Side. Two people tried to rob the 18-year-old about 9 p.m. in the 1100 block of East 95th Street and he was shot in his abdomen, Chicago Police said. He was ...
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Annie Stewart Memorial Fountain

Atlas Obscura - 07 Oct 2016
The Annie Stewart Memorial Fountain was commissioned in 1905 by Mary Stewart who left $2,000 to the Madison Park and Pleasure Drive Association to fund a commemorative monument to her daughter Annie Stewart who suffered from depression and took her own ...
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Man dies after being struck by car in Burnside

Chicago Sun-Times - 26 Oct 2017
A 67-year-old man was fatally struck by a car early Wednesday in the Burnside neighborhood on the South Side. Clarence Walls was struck by the westbound car at 4:49 a.m. while he was crossing southbound in the middle of the street in the 900 block of ...
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Daughter, father seriously hurt in Burnside home fire

Chicago Sun-Times - 20 Jan 2018
Neighbors look on as firefighters investigate a blaze in the 600 block of East 88th Street that hospitalized two people in serious condition. | Tyler LaRiviere/Sun-Times. Nader Issa · @NaderDIssa | email. Sign-Up for our Newsletter Sign-Up. A woman and ...
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Rash of burglaries hits homes in Burnside, West Chesterfield

Chicago Sun-Times - 10 Nov 2017
Police are warning residents about a series of home burglaries reported over the past two weeks in the Burnside and West Chesterfield neighborhoods on the South Side. Most recently, someone entered a home about 6:45 p.m. Thursday in the 600 block of ...
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Man shoots woman, then apparently kills himself in Burnside

Chicago Sun-Times - 06 Sep 2017
A northwest Indiana man shot a woman before apparently killing himself after a domestic argument Wednesday morning in the South Side Burnside neighborhood, police said. A 27-year-old man and a 38-year-old woman were involved in “an apparent domestic ...
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Hummel Report: In Beavertail State Park, a museum you can't visit

The Providence Journal - 15 Dec 2017
The Fort Burnside Communication and Coastal Defense Museum was built in 1942 by the Navy to keep an eye on military shipping traffic during World War II. A Hummel Report investigation finds the Department of Environmental Management, which manages the ...
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Lois Lane

Atlas Obscura - 20 Feb 2017
Burnside Fountain - Turtle Boy. The Burnside Fountain and its questionable interpretation. 42.2624, -71.8013. Added by Nichali Ciaccio. Add Burnside Fountain - Turtle Boy to a New List. 86 Winter St, where Emma Goldman owned an ice cream shop ...

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