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Stagg Field

Amos Alonzo Stagg Field is the name of two successive football fields for the University of Chicago. The earliest Stagg Field is best remembered for its role in a landmark scientific achievement by Enrico Fermi during the Manhattan Project; the site of the first artificial nuclear chain reaction, which occurred within the west viewing stands structure, received designation as a National Historic Landmark on February 18, 1965. On October 15, 1966, the day that the National Historic Preservation Act of 1966 was enacted creating the National Register of Historic Places, it was added to that as well; the site was named a Chicago Landmark on October 27, 1971. A Henry Moore sculpture, Nuclear Energy, in a small quadrangle commemorates the location of the nuclear experiment; the University's current Stagg Field is located a few blocks away and reuses one of the original gates. Chicago Pile-1, the world's first artificial nuclear reactor, was built under the west stands of Stagg Field, by no longer used for football.

The first man-made self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction occurred on December 2, 1942. The first Stagg Field was a stadium at the University of Chicago in Chicago, it was used for college football games, was the home field of the Maroons. Stagg Field opened in 1893 as Marshall Field, named after Marshall Field who donated land to the university to build the stadium. In 1913, the field was renamed Stagg Field after their famous coach Amos Alonzo Stagg; the final capacity, after several stadium expansions, was 50,000. The University of Chicago discontinued its football program after 1939 and left the Big Ten Conference in 1946; the stadium was demolished in 1957, much of the stadium site was used as the site of Regenstein Library. In addition to Maroons football, the stadium hosted other events; these include the 1893, 1898, 1913, 1923 and 1933 USA Outdoor Track and Field Championships, a regional qualifying meet for the US Olympic Trials for Track and Field held June 19–20, 1936 and the NCAA Men's Track and Field Championships in 1921, 1922, 1923, 1929, 1930, 1931, 1932, 1933, 1936.

Northwestern played a number of home games at Stagg Field. At the turn of the 20th century, Northwestern was unable to handle large crowds, so they hosted then-powerhouse Minnesota at Marshall Field for a 1901 game and a 1904 game. In 1925 Northwestern again was unable to accommodate large crowds, as a result played two games at Stagg Field; the first was a notable win over Michigan. The second was an October 24 game against Tulane, scheduled to be played at Soldier Field instead. Tulane won the game at Stagg Field 18-7; the University of Michigan fight song "The Victors" was written by Michigan music student Louis Elbel in 1898, following a last minute 12-11 Michigan victory over the University of Chicago at Stagg Field for the Western Conference championship. The current Stagg Field is an athletic field located several blocks to the northwest that preserves the Stagg Field name, as well as a relocated gate from the original facility; the school's current Division III football team uses the new field as their home.

It is home to the Chicago Maroons soccer and outdoor track teams. Stagg Field has a seating capacity of 1,650, the playing surface is made of FieldTurf. Enrico Fermi University of Chicago Photographic Archive Photos of Old Stagg Field AtomicArchive.com Photographs from assembling the pile Drawing of the first atomic pile Artist drawing of CP-1 The Story of the First Pile

San Jose Matulid Chapel

The San Jose Matulid Chapel is an undated Roman Catholic chapel found at Barangay San Jose Matulid, Pampanga, Philippines. It is believed to be the first church of the town before the Augustinian Friars transferred to the present-day townsite of Mexico, Pampanga or now known as Barangay Parian; the San Jose Matulid chapel, located southwest of the town center at Barangay San Jose Matulid, is believed to be the oldest chapel of its kind in the entire Pampanga province. Its site is believed to be the first settlement established by the missionary friars upon their arrival into the area before transferring to its present site at Barangay Parian due to the constant flooding of the a nearby creek called Sapang Matulid. No available records tell of the exact date of construction of the chapel; the chapel’s façade is adorned by couples of Tuscan pillars reaching into its apex. The central portion expands horizontally with two unadorned walls with semicircular arch windows; the façade is topped by galvanized iron belfry.

One of its two bells was stolen. Notable features of the chapel’s interior are the ceiling art located above the main altar. Mexico, Pampanga Pio Chapel

Omagh St. Enda's GAC

Omagh St. Enda's is a Gaelic Athletic Association club from Omagh, County Tyrone, Northern Ireland. GAA clubs existed in Drumragh parish during 1917 -- 20 and intermittently in the 1920s; however it wasn't until 1932. The clubs first meeting took place on 28 February in St. Patrick's Hall opposite the Sacred Heart Church. Omagh contested the Tyrone Senior Football Championship final 4 times before winning the cup for the first time in 1948 beating Clogher Éire Óg GAC 1-3 to 0-2. In early 1962, Omagh St. Enda's club purchased 13 acres of land at Lisnelly located near the Gortin Road. By 1968 the club had raised enough money to start construction of the new stadium; the park was opened on 17 September 1972 and was named Healy Park after Micheal Healy. Since the club's inception they have claimed 8 Tyrone Senior Football Championships, 3 Tyrone Senior Hurling Championships and Ulster Minor and U21 Championships; the club have a proud history in Scór and have claimed 7 All-Ireland titles. In 2005 Joe McMahon became the first Omagh man to lift the Sam Maguire Cup.

In 2008 brothers Joe McMahon and Justin McMahon were part of the victorious All-Ireland Senior Football Championship team, with Joe claiming his second All-Ireland medal. Justin went on to win an All-Star for the full-back position in the same year, the first St. Enda's club man to achieve the award. Justin McMahon Ronan O'Neill Joe McMahon St. Enda’s won the 2014 Tyrone Senior Football Championship against Carrickmore St. Colmcille's on a scoreline of 1-10 to 0-12. A last minute goal from Ronan O'Neill sealed victory and bridged a 26-year gap since the club's last senior championship triumph in 1988. St. Enda’s have had great success at youth level over the last number of years; the highlights being the 2009 Ulster Minor Club Football Championship and the 2011 Ulster U21 Club Football Championship victorys. Since 2007 St. Enda's have claimed 3 Juvenile Leagues, 3 Juvenile Championships, 3 Minor Leagues, 2 Minor Championships and 3 U21 Championships. In ladies football St. Enda's won the Tyrone Junior Championship and Ulster Championships in 2010.

The ladies went on to win the Tyrone Intermediate Championship in 2011 and more in 2014. Tyrone Senior Football Championship: 1948, 1952, 1953, 1954, 1957, 1963, 1988, 2014, 2017 Tyrone Senior Football League:1980, 1988, 1990 Tyrone Intermediate Football Championship:1977 Ulster Under-21 Club Football Championship: 2011 Tyrone U-21 Football Championship:2009, 2011, 2014 Ulster Minor Club Football Championship: 2009 Tyrone Minor Football Championship:1946, 1947, 1949, 1965, 1970, 1971, 1983, 2009, 2010 Tyrone Under-16 Football Championship 2015 Tyrone Under-16 Football League 2015 Tyrone Senior Hurling Championship:1967, 1971, 1973 Official Site

Royal Bath and West of England Society

The Royal Bath and West of England Society is a charitable society founded in 1777 to promote and improve agriculture and related activities around the West Country of England. Based at the Royal Bath and West of England Society Showground near Shepton Mallet in Somerset, the society is a registered charity in England and Wales. Nowadays the society offers a variety of services relating to agriculture and veterinary science including public and professional events and advice, a marketplace for countryside products. In 1775 Edmund Rack, a draper and the son of a labouring weaver, moved from his native Norfolk to the city of Bath. Despite his modest upbringing Rack had developed interests both in literature and agriculture, the application of modern methods to farming, he was struck on his arrival by the poor standard of agricultural practise in the West Country, in a series of letters to the Farmer's Magazine and the Bath Chronicle argued that it was in the interest of all involved to make a concerted effort to improve productivity.

Thus on the 28 August 1777 the Bath Chronicle printed a notice addressed to "The Nobility and Gentry in the counties of Somerset, Gloucester and Dorset in general, the Cities of Bath and Bristol in particular". This notice, paid for by Rack, proposed the formation of a "Society in this City, for the encouragement of Agriculture, Manufactures and the Fine Arts...". A number of philanthropists responded, at a meeting on 8 September inaugurated the Bath and West of England Society for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Arts and Commerce, nominating Rack as the society's secretary; the same year, the Aims and Orders of the Society were published, which set out the activities of the society for the years to come. These involved the improvement of areas such as animal husbandry, farm implements and country crafts through education and prize-giving. In 1780 a site at Weston, Bath was taken over for use by the society as an experimental farm. Although this particular venture ended around a decade for the next 196 years the society's headquarters were located in properties within the city of Bath, until in 1974 its administration moved to a new permanent home in Shepton Mallet.

The year 1780 saw the first major publication of the society when Volume I of the Letters and Papers appeared. These disseminated advice and scientific opinion on agriculture and other subjects of interest, were printed irregularly until finishing with Volume XV in 1829. In its history the society resumed publishing with a full journal. In 1859 the decision was made to move the annual meetings of the society out of the city of Bath, each year convene in a different town in the society's area; these were combined with annual agricultural shows which proved enormously popular, continue to the present day. The society was renamed in 1869 as the'Bath and West of England Society and Southern Counties Association for the Encouragement of Agriculture, Arts and Commerce' to reflect its influence in areas outside the vicinity of the city, further name changes occurring in the 1890s finished with the'Bath and West and Southern Counties Society'. A final change of name created the present'Royal Bath and West of England Society', in 1994 the society was registered as a full charity under British law.

The society continues to organise events around the west of England including a flower show and the Royal Bath and West Show, which in 2005 attracted 150,000 visitors. The current president of the society is HRH The Countess of Wessex; the Royal Bath and West Showground is the location for many events throughout the year, including the New Wine summer conferences. John Billingsley – one of the founders of the Bath and West Society Royal Bath and West of England Society Library Collection - Located at the University of Bath Library Carlyle, Edward Irving. "Wansey, Henry". In Lee, Sidney. Dictionary of National Biography. 59. London: Smith, Elder & Co. p. 291. Bryant, P. Bennett, S. and Collins, T. 2002. The story of the'Bath and West' innovation and application: Bath Royal Literary & Scientific Institution Millennium Lecture, Monday, 9 October 2000. Ed. Shepton Mallet: Royal Bath and West of England Society. Available from: http://www.bathandwestsociety.com/media/The-Story-of-the-Bath-West-Innovation-Application.pdf.

Royal Bath and West of England Society website Early history of the society History of the Society's Library and Archives Charity Commission. The Royal Bath and West of England Society, registered charity no. 1039397

Everöd Church

Everöd Church is a medieval Lutheran church in Everöd in the province of Scania, Sweden. It belongs to the parish of Degeberga-Everöds in the Diocese of Lund; the church was built at the end of the 12th century in a Romanesque style. The oldest parts are the tower and choir with apse. During the late Middle Ages a buttress was added to support the tower. During the second and third quarters of the 15th century the interior of the church was vaulted. In the process, a set of Romanesque frescos were obstructed, so that half of the frescoes are visible above the vaulting; the church was expanded during the 1770s with an addition to its northern side. A new church porch and entrance was added to the western side of the tower in 1837; the church contains frescoes from three different periods: the first half of the 13th century, the 1770s and the late 19th century. Everöds kyrka Diocese of Lund

Ontelaunee Township, Berks County, Pennsylvania

Ontelaunee Township is a township in Berks County, United States. The population was 1,646 at the 2010 census. Ontelaunee Township was organized in 1849. Ontelaunee is the Native American word for Maiden Creek; the Berkley Historic District and Davies House are listed on the National Register of Historic Places. According to the United States Census Bureau, the township has a total area of 9.2 square miles, of which 8.6 square miles is land and 0.6 square miles is water. Adjacent townships Perry Township Maidencreek Township Muhlenberg Township Bern Township Centre Township The borough of Leesport is bounded on the west of Ontelaunee Township; as of the census of 2000, there were 1,217 people, 516 households, 347 families living in the township. The population density was 141.7 people per square mile. There were 555 housing units at an average density of 64.6/sq mi. The racial makeup of the township was 96.22% White, 0.08% African American, 0.25% Native American, 0.49% Asian, 1.97% from other races, 0.99% from two or more races.

Hispanic or Latino of any race were 3.29% of the population. There were 516 households, out of which 21.1% had children under the age of 18 living with them, 56.8% were married couples living together, 5.8% had a female householder with no husband present, 32.6% were non-families. 25.2% of all households were made up of individuals, 11.6% had someone living alone, 65 years of age or older. The average household size was 2.36 and the average family size was 2.81. In the township the population was spread out, with 18.7% under the age of 18, 5.8% from 18 to 24, 30.0% from 25 to 44, 26.6% from 45 to 64, 18.8% who were 65 years of age or older. The median age was 43 years. For every 100 females there were 104.2 males. For every 100 females age 18 and over, there were 103.1 males. The median income for a household in the township was $51,058, the median income for a family was $60,089. Males had a median income of $36,597 versus $22,679 for females; the per capita income for the township was $24,996.

About 2.2% of families and 3.1% of the population were below the poverty line, including 1.4% of those under age 18 and 9.9% of those age 65 or over. Berkley Historic District Furnace Row Indian Manor The Harvest Willow Glen Willow Glen North The area is served by the Schuylkill Valley School District. Emergency services are provided by the Northern Berks Regional Police Department, Union Fire Company of Leesport, Schuylkill Valley EMS all of which are dispatched by the Berks County Communications Center. Ontelaunee Township