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  Falmouth Classics, Falmouth Regatta, Maritime Events   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
The HM Bark Endeavour replica will be visiting Falmouth for 5 days, giving an exciting opportunity to experience life at sea in the 18th Century and learn more of Captain Cook, explorer, navigator and maritime pioneer.
Thirty of the forty voyage crew were from Cornwall aged between 16 and over 80 with 3 young people from various parts of the country taking the Leadership At Sea challenge and qualifying for the Duke of Edinburgh Gold residential award by sailing successfully on Tenacious.
They are divided into 3 groups, racing in Falmouth Bay for the cabin yachts, the Carrick Roads for traditional fleets, with dinghy classes off Mylor.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /attractions/falmouthmaritimeevents   (586 words)

  
 Falmouth
Falmouth with its grid layout and wide representation of exquisite Georgian architecture made it a truly a model community.
For years Falmouth, sandwiched holiday destinations of St Ann and St James, has been ignored even with is reputation of having the greatest concentration of Georgian architecture in the Caribbean.
When the Falmouth harbour was deemed too shallow for large vessels and cruise ships, Montego Bay was the logical choice.
www.panmedia.com.jm /falmouth/articles1.htm   (852 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall - National Maritime Museum - Cornwall Online
Falmouth was once home to the Packet Ship service which sailed to the Mediterranean and the Americas from 1688 to 1852 carrying mail and goods.
Falmouth is a dazzling waterworld - with sailing and diving schools, local fishing trips and watersports activity centres offering expert advice, tuition and equipment for hire - making it oh so easy for you to spend hours and even days enjoying your favourite water-based activity or even learning a new one.
Falmouth has come along way since 1600 when it only consisted of two houses, a smithy and an alehouse, but when Sir Walter Raleigh stayed with Sir John Killegrew at Arwenack House, he was so impressed with its geographical features that he recommended that the site should be developed as a port.
www.cornwall-online.co.uk /carrick/falmouth.htm   (1209 words)

  
 Falmouth Falmouth, Virginia (Cities)
Falmouth is located in Stafford County 10 miles NE of Fredericksburg along Highway 1 near the Potomac River and Caledon State Park in the Eastern Region of the state.
Falmouth was the venue for George Washington's childhood education and an early port for tobacco and flour.
Falmouth is part of the Washington metro area.
www.ohwy.com /va/f/falmouth.htm   (77 words)

  
 Falmouth   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth is the capital of the parish of Trelawny, which is on the north side of western Jamaica, and it is essential that we know the origin of Trelawny in order to understand the history of Falmouth.
A major whaling town, the Falmouth in Barnstable County was settled by the Quakers in 1661 and was named for the Falmouth in England.
Falmouth became one of the first areas in the island to enjoy piped water, which was pumped from the centre of the town up until 1950, at a place appropriately named Water Square.
www.jnht.com /disndat/falmou1.html   (3058 words)

  
 Falmouth on Encyclopedia.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth was attacked by the British in the Revolutionary War and again in the War of 1812.
Falmouth, with more to come ; In the first of what may be three games this season between talented teams, the Yachtsmen slip past Gorham.
Falmouth debates building moratorium ; Residents of Falmouth Corners want a better plan for development in their area.
www.encyclopedia.com /html/f/falmouthu1s1.asp   (591 words)

  
 Falmouth Port
Falmouth Harbour, including the Carrick Roads, is reputed to be the third largest natural harbour in the world.
Falmouth Harbour Commissioners are a statutory port authority with responsibility for the Inner Harbour at Falmouth (excluding Falmouth Docks), the Penryn River up as far as Boyers Cellars, the southern part of the Carrick Roads and a large part of Falmouth Bay.
Falmouth is a bustling commercial port which is strongly influenced by its maritime history.
www.falmouthport.co.uk   (225 words)

  
 Falmouth, Cornwall -natural harbour and yachting capital
Falmouth Cornwall Sailing and yachting capital of the County
Falmouth's heyday began in the 17th & 18th centuries when fast Post Office Packet sailing boats carried mail, and expensive cargo to and from places as far afield as the East Indies and Spain.
Falmouth has a wide selection of shops, many of whom have a nautical theme- from antique shops to second hand booksellers, to yachting outfitters to boutiques.
www.cornishlight.co.uk /falmouth.htm   (758 words)

  
 Falmouth Town Business Directory and Falmouth Forum Cornwall
Falmouth was originaly two hamlets 'Peny-Cum-Quick' and 'Smethwick' which were merged to become Falmouth in 1661.
Falmouth being derived from the fact that Falmouth stands at the mouth of the River Fal Estuary.
Today Falmouth is a thriving Town and has the 3rd largest natural deep-water harbour in the world with the Fal Estuary offering 12 miles of navigable water with one of its many tributaries reaching the cathedral city of Truro.
www.falmouthtown.co.uk   (329 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall UK - information on Falmouth in Cornwall - Cornwall UK
With one of the world's deepest natural harbours, today's Falmouth is fast developing its international reputation as one of the great sailing and watersports centres of the world.
In addition to Falmouth's four main gardens of Gyllyndune, Kimberley Park, Fox Rosehill and Queen Mary, the vast gardens of Trelissick, Glendurgan and Trebah are all within easy reach of the town.
The Falmouth Arts Centre, The Cornwall Maritime Museum (where the story of the famous Falmouth Packet shops is explained), and the Falmouth Art Gallery (with its renowned collection of Tuke paintings), complemented by the Princess Pavillion, together providing a comprehensive programme of exhibitions, concerts and theatrical events throughout the year.
www.connexions.co.uk /areas/html/falmouth.html   (680 words)

  
 Falmouth Lodge Backpackers Hostel,Falmouth,Cornwall - OFFICIAL WEBSITE of Falmouth Backpackers Hostel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth Lodge Backpackers hostel is 150 meters from Gyllyngvase Beach and the coastal footpath so the front bedrooms have sea views.
Falmouth Lodge Backpackers hostel is friendly, clean, homely, smoke free, and the perfect environment to come and relax in.
Falmouth is renowned for its sandy beaches, Pendennis Castle, exotic gardens, the Falmouth arts centre and the Princess Pavilion.
www.falmouthbackpackers.co.uk   (273 words)

  
 Falmouth News
Katharine Lee Bates (1859-1929) was a Falmouth, Massachusetts, native and professor of English at Wellesley College from 1891-1925.
Convicted arsonist Melvin Reine was a prime suspect in the shooting of Falmouth police officer John Busby in 1979.
He was no different than the Falmouth men who, just months before, had silently slipped westward along Nonamesset Island in their fishing sloops and rowing boats to sneak up on a British warship at anchor in Tarpaulin Cove, taking the guard by...
www.topix.net /city/falmouth-ma   (1249 words)

  
 Falmouth Products electric catalytic oxidizers for the treatment of soil vapor extraction and process air streams and ...
Falmouth Products electric catalytic oxidizers for the treatment of soil vapor extraction and process air streams and FALCO catalytic oxidizer with heat exchanger.
Falmouth Products specializes in the manufacture, lease, sale, and installation of electric catalytic oxidizers for destruction of organic vapors.
Falmouth Products has installed hundreds of these reliable FALCO catalytic oxidizers.
www.falmouthproducts.com   (199 words)

  
 Home   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth’s natural harbour is the third deepest in the world.
Unsurpassed views of Flushing, Falmouth Bay and beyond, can be glimpsed between the buildings, or from the opes and walkways meandering through the town.
Sight seeing in the Falmouth area could not be easier – climb aboard one of the many pleasure boats and passenger ferries which ply the local waters to St Mawes, Flushing, Smugglers Cottage at Tolverne, Truro and the Helford Passage.
www.falmouthtowncouncil.com   (290 words)

  
 Falmouth Tourist Information on AboutBritain.com
Falmouth is the leading south coast resort, and has the third largest natural harbour in the world.
Falmouth has a strong maritime tradition; Sir Walter Raleigh first saw the potential for a port here, with its natural strategic advantages.
Just yards from the hotel lies one of Falmouth's beaches and the town itself has quaint streets and alleyways bearing witness to its 300 years of Maritime heritage.
www.aboutbritain.com /towns/Falmouth.asp   (656 words)

  
 Falmouth Yacht Club - MainPage   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth Yacht Club was formed by a group of sailboat racing enthusiasts during the mid 1940s.
Pride in the new organization swelled with the opening of the clubhouse located at the mouth of Falmouth Harbor in 1946.
Since then the club has continued to remain true to its sailing and racing heritage while growing and adapting to the needs of its membership.
www.falmouthyachtclub.com   (117 words)

  
 Falmouth Beaches!
If you come to Falmouth looking for a beach environment laden with the common resort trappings like boardwalks, teeshirt and souvenier stands, or a general carnival-type environment more common to more urban seaside environments like Coney Island or Atlantic City, you may be disappointed.
It features perhaps the softest sand in Falmouth, a snack shack and is divided into separate areas for residents and non-residents.
Perhaps the most rustic and serene of all of Falmouth's public beaches, Woodneck beach is tucked away in Sippewisset, just between a very large salt marsh and Buzzard's Bay.
www.fuzzylu.com /falmouth/beaches/beach.htm   (1104 words)

  
 Falmouth Cornwall South West England, Hotels and travel information
Falmouth is built on a superb natural harbour.
As a base to explore this part of Cornwall, Falmouth has many advantages, the beaches are good all around this region, and the rugged cornish coast provides many surprises with magnificent sandy stretches as well as hidden coves.
Falmouths town centre is busy with craft shops and fish merchants as well as some lovely restaurants and pubs to eat at.
www.falmouthswebsite.co.uk   (419 words)

  
 Welcome to Falmouth Academy
Falmouth Academy, an academically rigorous, coed, college-preparatory day school for grades 7-12, is guided by teachers who believe that students willing to work hard can meet the demands of a challenging core curriculum that explores English, history, science, mathematics, foreign language, and the arts.
Because Falmouth Academy is a deliberately small school, students and adults are able to recognize the strengths and potential of each individual.
We hope that our students will leave Falmouth Academy with a wider perspective on the human condition and prepared to sustain a love of learning.
www.falmouthacademy.org   (194 words)

  
 Falmouth, Kentucky   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth, the seat of Pendleton county, is located near the center of the county where the South Fork of the Licking River joins the main stem.
Settlement of the town, which might have originally been known as Forks of Licking, began around 1780 and it was chartered in 1793 and named for Falmouth, Virginia.
The post office opened in 1801 as Falmouth or Pendleton Court House.
www.uky.edu /KentuckyAtlas/ky-falmouth.html   (66 words)

  
 Falmouth Cape Cod Motel - Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge - Cape Cod Motel with the Warm Hospitality of an Inn
Falmouth Cape Cod Motel - Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge - Cape Cod Motel with the Warm Hospitality of an Inn
The Falmouth Heights Motor Lodge has all the conveniences of a motel with the warm hospitality of an inn.
A short stroll from the Lodge brings you to Falmouth Harbor where the ferry sails daily to the storybook island of Martha's Vineyard.
www.falmouthheightsmotel.com   (194 words)

  
 International - University College Falmouth, UK   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
If you are a full-time international student (that is, from outside the EU), you’ll come to Falmouth a week before studies begin so that you have time to settle in.
Falmouth is small compared to most universities, so you won’t feel overwhelmed by large numbers of people.
After studying for a diploma in applied arts in Mumbai (formerly Bombay), she took her portfolio along to a British Council fair and showed it to a number of UK colleges.
www.falmouth.ac.uk /en/international/international.asp   (846 words)

  
 Falmouth Docks
Viscount Falmouth, and in 1861, lucrative work was being carried on in discharging and storing cargoes, and repairing ships in the graving dock.
In 1865, arrangements were entered into with the agents of the Peruvian Government for establishing at Falmouth a depot for the importation of guano, and extra stores were built to meet the demands of this trade, which for several years was a remunerative source of income to the docks.
Between 1869 and 1871, nearly £10,000 was spent on dredging and deepening the tidal harbour and all its approaches, which has been repaid with interest out of revenue.
www.falmouth.packet.archives.dial.pipex.com /id121.htm   (951 words)

  
 Falmouth Poor Law Union and Workhouse
Falmouth Poor Law Union was formed on 13th June 1837.
The Falmouth Union workhouse was built in 1850-52 at Budock, about two miles to the north-east of Falmouth.
Falmouth remains of entrance archway from the west, 2001.
users.ox.ac.uk /~peter/workhouse/Falmouth/Falmouth.shtml   (369 words)

  
 Falmouth, surrounded by a beautiful Coastline With many wooded creeks ..
Falmouth surrounded by a beautiful Coastline With many wooded creeks and inlets to explore
On the seafront, overlooked by Pendennis Castle, are several fine hotels, such as The Royal Duchy Falmouth's only 4 star hotel.
Working Boats During the Winter months the Falmouth Working Boats with their distinctive red sails can still be seen dredging for oysters under sail alone, as they have done for centuries.
www.cornishlight.freeserve.co.uk /falmouth.htm   (187 words)

  
 Home Page The 300 Committee
The 300 Committee is a private, non-profit land trust dedicated to protecting and preserving open space for the citizens of Falmouth Massachusetts.
Founded by a small group of volunteers in 1985 on the 300th anniversary of the incorporation of the Town of Falmouth, it is now the largest private land trust on Cape Cod with nearly 1500 members.
The 300 Committee has spearheaded acquisition of more than 1700 acres of conservation land in partnership with the Town of Falmouth and itself holds ninety additional acres acquired through private purchase or gift.
www.300committee.org   (193 words)

  
 Falmouth & Gorham Real Estate and Homes for Sale in Cumberland County, Maine
Falmouth: This scenic suburban town is located along Casco Bay just six miles north of Portland.
A former whaling center, Falmouth is now home to approximately 10,000 residents and is a bustling modern town.
The towns of Falmouth and Gorham offer residents small community living in a beautiful natural setting.
www.falmouth-maine.com   (835 words)

  
 Falmouth Fire Department @ Firehouse.com Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth Fire Department proudly protects 10000 people living in an area of 37 square miles.
The Falmouth Fire Department, located in Falmouth, Maine, is regularly called upon to protect it’s citizens and surrounding neighbors.
Falmouth, a seacoast community situated on Casco Bay, is a suburb of Maine’s largest city, Portland and is surrounded by the towns of Cumberland, Windham, and the cities of Westbrook and Portland.
departments.firehouse.com /dept/Falmouth2ME   (213 words)

  
 Falmouth School of Sailing, Cornwall - RYA Powerboat, Sailing, Yachtmaster, Dayskipper, Competent Crew and VHF Radio ...   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-07)
Falmouth School of Sailing, Cornwall - RYA Powerboat, Sailing, Yachtmaster, Dayskipper, Competent Crew and VHF Radio Courses in Falmouth, UK.
We offer RYA powerboat and sailing, and cruising courses for watersports enthusiasts of all ages and experience and are happy to tailor lessons to your individual requirements.
We are conveniently located at the watersports centre in the beautiful and historic West Country town of Falmouth in Cornwall, with its abundant shops, restaurants and pubs for year round entertainment.
www.falmouthschoolofsailing.co.uk   (294 words)

  
 FALMOUTH, MAINE, Cumberland County, 04105: Our Maine Towns & Cities: Schools, Homes, government, Census Demographics, ...
According to the U.S. 2000 Census, FALMOUTH contained 3956 households which contributed a total labor force of 4938 with an unemployment rate of 2.6%.
There were 2239 women respresented in the labor force accounting for 46.0% of the total workforce.
The median income per household in Falmouth was $ 66,855.
www.bangornews.com /towns/town.cfm?id=Falmouth   (243 words)

  
 Falmouth Lumber, Inc. - Cape Cod, Massachusetts - The Professional Builders Choice
Falmouth Lumber, Inc. - Cape Cod, Massachusetts - The Professional Builders Choice
FALMOUTH LUMBER has been serving southeastern New England for over 50 years.
We have earned the reputation for carrying the most reliable and trusted names in the building material industry.
www.falmouthlumber.com   (94 words)

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