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This is an incredible book written about Tay la nay, Tom Hendrix Great Grandmother. It is an fast reading and exciting piece of Cherokee History. He also has built a documented history making wall in her Honor and is a very Sacred Place to visit and Honors the Women. Toksa Nape'

Fact-based account of the 1830s walk of a Yuchi Indian girl, author's great-great-grandmother, from Oklahoma Indian Territory back to her native Alabama

Monument to Daniel O'Connell in O'Connell Street, Dublin. Holding a snake, she symbolises O'Connell's courage. Bullethole in her breast is from the 1916 Easter Rising. #ireland #dublin #daniel_oconnell #wings #monument #bullethole

Dec 31, 09 - Part of the monument to Daniel O'Connell, Dublin

That's a bullet hole on her breast from the 1916 Easter rising. O'Connell street (specifically the General Post Office nearby) was the centre of attention, a base for the rebels and heavily shelled by the Brits. - Holding a snake she represents O'Connell's courage.

Clery's Clock - outside the shop on O'Connell Street, Dublin.  A famous dublin landmark.

Clerys clock

One of the most famous department stores of Dublin.

The shell of the General Post Office on Sackville Street (later O'Connell Street), Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising.

Life goes on...

The shell of the G.P.O. on Sackville Street (later O'Connell Street), Dublin in the aftermath of the 1916 Rising. Date: May? 1916 NLI Ref.: Ke 121

James Connolly was the leader of the Irish Citizen Army.  When the Rising failed in Ireland in 1916 and the Irish soldiers surrendered James Connolly was executed by firing squad

The 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland With James Connolly

James Connolly was one of the signatories of the Irish Proclamation which was declared during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin. James Connolly was also the founder and leader of the Irish Citizen Army.

Joseph Plunkett executed after the Easter Rising 1916 in #Ireland, just hours after marrying Grace Gifford. The british didn't even allow him time to spend alone with his new wife.

President John F Kennedy Visited The Easter Rising Memorial Park in Ireland in 1963

President John F Kennedy visited Arbour Hill Memorial Park in Stoneybatter Dublin Ireland in 1963. The Leaders of the1916 Easter Rising are buried here.

Grace Gifford married Joseph Plunkett and became a widow within a few hours.

The 1916 Easter Rising in Ireland with Joseph Plunkett and Grace Gifford

Joseph Plunkett was an Irish soldier during the 1916 Easter Rising in Dublin, Ireland. He married Grace Gifford in Jail in hours before he is executed. Joseph Plunkett was one of the leaders of the Easter Rising in 1916. They fought for Irish freedom from British rule.