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Boathouse Row

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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. [1]

52 relations: Allen Johnson, Bachelors Barge Club, Beer garden, Boathouse, Chronicles of America, College Boat Club, Crescent Boat Club, Dad Vail Regatta, East Falls, Philadelphia, Fairmount Park, Fairmount Rowing Association, Fairmount Water Works, Framing (construction), Furness & Evans, Gillin Boat Club, Gingerbread house, Head of the Schuylkill Regatta, Historic site, Ice skating, Internal improvements, John B. Kelly Jr., KH-11 Kennen, Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company, Lemon Hill, Light-emitting diode, List of National Historic Landmarks in Philadelphia, Malta Boat Club, National Historic Landmark, National Register of Historic Places, National Register of Historic Places listings in North Philadelphia, Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association, Pennsylvania, Pennsylvania Barge Club, Philadelphia, Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club, Philadelphia Museum of Art, Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society, Ray Grenald, Reconnaissance satellite, Regatta, Rowing (sport), Schuylkill Navy, Schuylkill River, Stotesbury Cup, Temple University, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Turtle Rock Light, Undine Barge Club, University Barge Club, Vesper Boat Club, ..., Victorian architecture, West Philadelphia. Expand index (2 more) »

Allen Johnson

Allen Kenneth Johnson (born March 1, 1971) is a retired American hurdling athlete who won the gold medal in the 110 metre hurdles at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia.

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Bachelors Barge Club

Bachelors Barge Club is an amateur rowing club located at #6 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Beer garden

A beer garden (a loan translation from the German Biergarten) is an outdoor area in which beer and local food are served, typically at shared tables.

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Boathouse

A boathouse (or a boat house) is a building especially designed for the storage of boats, normally smaller craft for sports or leisure use.

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Chronicles of America

Chronicles of America is the title of a fifty volume series on American history.

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College Boat Club

College Boat Club of the University of Pennsylvania is the rowing program for University of Pennsylvania Rowing, located at #11 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Crescent Boat Club

Crescent Boat Club is an American amateur rowing club located at #5 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Dad Vail Regatta

The Dad Vail Regatta is the largest regular intercollegiate rowing event in the United States, drawing over a hundred colleges and universities from North America.

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East Falls, Philadelphia

East Falls (a.k.a. The Falls) is a neighborhood in the Northwest section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States on the east or left bank side of the now submerged Schuylkill River cataracts, the 'Falls of the Schuylkill' that became submerged as the Schuylkill Canal and Fairmount Water Works projects were completed in 1822.

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Fairmount Park

Fairmount Park is the largest municipal park in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania and the historic name for a group of parks located throughout the city.

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Fairmount Rowing Association

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

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Fairmount Water Works

The Fairmount Water Works in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania was Philadelphia's second municipal waterworks.

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Framing (construction)

Framing, in construction, is the fitting together of pieces to give a structure support and shape.

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Furness & Evans

Furness & Evans was a Philadelphia architectural partnership, established in 1881, between architect Frank Furness and his former chief draftsman, Allen Evans.

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Gillin Boat Club

Gillin Boat Club is the rowing program for St.

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Gingerbread house

A gingerbread house is a novelty confectionery shaped like a building that is made of cookie dough, cut and baked into appropriate components like walls and roofing.

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Head of the Schuylkill Regatta

The Thomas Eakins Head of the Schuylkill Regatta (also known as the HOSR or the HOS) is a rowing race held annually during the last weekend in October on the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Historic site

Historic site or Heritage site is an official location where pieces of political, military, cultural, or social history have been preserved due to their cultural heritage value.

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Ice skating

Ice skating is the act of motion by wearer of the ice skates to propel the participant across a sheet of ice.

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Internal improvements

Internal improvements is the term used historically in the United States for public works from the end of the American Revolution through much of the 19th century, mainly for the creation of a transportation infrastructure: roads, turnpikes, canals, harbors and navigation improvements.

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John B. Kelly Jr.

John Brendan "Jack" Kelly Jr. (May 24, 1927 – March 2, 1985), also known as Kell Kelly, was an accomplished rower, a four-time Olympian, and an Olympic medal winner.

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KH-11 Kennen

The KH-11 KENNEN, renamed CRYSTAL in 1982p.199-200 and according to leaked NRO budget documentation currently going by the codename of Evolved Enhanced CRYSTAL (EEC) (but also referenced by the codenames 1010,p.82 Key Hole and "Key Hole"), is a type of reconnaissance satellite first launched by the American National Reconnaissance Office in December 1976.

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Lehigh Coal & Navigation Company

---> The Lehigh Coal & Navigation CompanyThe names "Lehigh Coal and Navigation" and 'Lehigh Coal & Navigation" occur in the legal and historical records of both eras.

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Lemon Hill

Lemon Hill is a Federal-style mansion in Fairmount Park, Philadelphia, built around 1800 on land owned by Henry Pratt.

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Light-emitting diode

A light-emitting diode (LED) is a two-lead semiconductor light source.

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List of National Historic Landmarks in Philadelphia

There are 67 National Historic Landmarks within Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Malta Boat Club

Malta Boat Club is an amateur rowing club located at #9 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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National Historic Landmark

A National Historic Landmark (NHL) is a building, district, object, site, or structure that is officially recognized by the United States government for its outstanding historical significance.

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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 for their historical significance.

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National Register of Historic Places listings in North Philadelphia

This is a list of the National Register of Historic Places listings in North Philadelphia.

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Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association

Penn Athletic Club Rowing Association (commonly known as Penn AC) is an amateur rowing club located at #12 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania (Pennsylvania German: Pennsylvaani or Pennsilfaani), officially the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, is a state located in the northeastern and Mid-Atlantic regions of the United States.

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Pennsylvania Barge Club

Pennsylvania Barge Club is an amateur rowing club, situated along the historic Boathouse Row of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Philadelphia

Philadelphia is the largest city in the U.S. state and Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, and the sixth-most populous U.S. city, with a 2017 census-estimated population of 1,580,863.

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Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club

Philadelphia Girls' Rowing Club (commonly abbreviated PGRC) is an amateur rowing club located at #14 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Philadelphia Museum of Art

The Philadelphia Museum of Art is an art museum originally chartered in 1876 for the Centennial Exposition in Philadelphia.

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Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society

The Philadelphia Skating Club and Humane Society is the oldest figure skating club in the United States.

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Ray Grenald

Ray Grenald (born 1928) is a significant architectural lighting designer in the United States in the second half of the 20th and early 21st centuries.

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Reconnaissance satellite

A reconnaissance satellite (commonly, although unofficially, referred to as a spy satellite) is an Earth observation satellite or communications satellite deployed for military or intelligence applications.

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Regatta

A regatta is a series of boat races.

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Rowing (sport)

Rowing, often referred to as crew in the United States, is a sport whose origins reach 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 is an important river running northwest to southeast in eastern Pennsylvania, which was improved by navigations into the Schuylkill Canal.

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Stotesbury Cup

The Stotesbury Cup Regatta, sponsored by the Schuylkill Navy, is the world's oldest and one of the largest high school rowing competitions.

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Temple University

Temple University (Temple or TU) is a state-related research university located in the Cecil B. Moore neighborhood of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States.

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The Philadelphia Inquirer

The Philadelphia Inquirer is a morning daily newspaper that serves the Philadelphia metropolitan area of the United States.

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Turtle Rock Light

The Lighthouse on Turtle Rock is a lighthouse built in 1887 to aid traffic on the Schuylkill River near Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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Undine Barge Club

Undine Barge Club is an amateur rowing club located at #13 Boathouse Row in the historic Boathouse Row along the Schuylkill River in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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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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Victorian architecture

Victorian architecture is a series of architectural revival styles in the mid-to-late 19th century.

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West Philadelphia

West Philadelphia, nicknamed West Philly, is a section of Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

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References

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

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