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Fairmount Rowing Association

Fairmount Rowing Association is an amateur rowing club, founded in 1877. [1]

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Blue

Blue is the colour between violet and green on the optical spectrum of visible light.

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Boathouse Row

Boathouse Row is a historic site located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, on the east bank of the Schuylkill River, just north of the Fairmount Water Works and the Philadelphia Museum of Art.

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Brickwork

Brickwork is masonry produced by a bricklayer, using bricks and mortar.

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Colonial Revival architecture

Colonial Revival (also Neocolonial, Georgian Revival or Neo-Georgian) architecture was and is a nationalistic design movement in the United States.

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Coxswain (rowing)

In a crew, the coxswain (or simply the cox) is the member who sits in the stern (except in bowloaders) facing the bow, steers the boat, and coordinates the power and rhythm of the rowers.

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Episcopal Academy

The Episcopal Academy, founded in 1785, is a private, co-educational school for grades Pre-K through 12.

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Fairmount, Philadelphia

Fairmount is a neighborhood in the North Philadelphia area of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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La Salle University

La Salle University is a private, co-educational, Roman Catholic university located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, U.S. Named for St. Jean-Baptiste de La Salle, the university was founded in 1863 by the Institute of the Brothers of the Christian Schools.

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National Register of Historic Places

The National Register of Historic Places (NRHP) is the United States federal government's official list of districts, sites, buildings, structures, and objects deemed worthy of preservation.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a U.S. state located in the North and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States and the Great Lakes region.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state of Pennsylvania and the fifth-most-populous in the United States.

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Rowing (sport)

Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport with origins back to Ancient Egyptian times.

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Schuylkill Navy

The Schuylkill Navy is an association of amateur rowing clubs of Philadelphia.

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Schuylkill River

The Schuylkill River (locally) is a river in Pennsylvania that William Penn chose in 1682 as one bank of the confluence upon which he founded the planned city of Philadelphia on lands purchased from the native Delaware nation.

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Stanley Cwiklinski

Stanley Cwiklinski was an American rower at the 1964 Summer Olympics in Tokyo, where he won the gold medal in Eights.

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United States

The United States of America (USA), commonly referred to as the United States (U.S.) or America, is a federal republic composed of 50 states, a federal district, five major territories and various possessions.

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University Barge Club

University Barge Club of Philadelphia (also known as UBC) is an amateur rowing club located at #7 in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Vesper Boat Club

The Vesper Boat Club is an amateur rowing club located at #10 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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White

White is an achromatic color, literally a "color without color", composed of a mixture of all frequencies of the light of the visible spectrum.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Fairmount_Rowing_Association

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