Why was the memorial to the murdered King George III removed from the Galleria?

The King George VI Memorial was removed from its original location on the Galleries main floor in the late 1990s, after a long-running feud between the city and the royal family.The memorial is located on the corner of Spitalfields Street and King George Boulevard, across from the entrance of the National Gallery.The controversial decision was …

Resolutions to honor victims of the Texas church shooting

By now, we’ve seen some of the horrific things the shooting at a First Baptist Church in Sutherland Springs has brought to light.The church is a major target for the Islamic State group, which has been trying to use the shooting to inspire more attacks.So we have some very serious problems in the country right …

What happens to the Pitstone Memorial Hall and the Carthage Memorial Hall when the World Cup is over?

The World Cup was a huge success for England, so it’s a shame that the country is losing its oldest memorial.The Pitstone memorial halls at St Pancras and St Pancraeton are the only remaining halls in England.They were built in 1885, when the Great Exhibition was in full swing.There’s a great deal to admire about …

How to get the best views of the Lincoln Memorial in Philadelphia

The Lincoln Memorial has a reputation for being the site of some of the most spectacular displays in the city.But what if you want a more intimate view?Here are some of our top tips for getting the best view of the memorial in Philadelphia.1.The Lincoln Center in New York City has a much better view …