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  Online guide to Bamberg and the Breweries of Franconia
A Epic Swedish Tour of Bavaria and Franconia by Jan-Erik Swensson.
Swedes have been visiting Franconia for hundreds of years.
John is the author of Good Beer in Bamberg and Franconia.
www.franconiabeerguide.com   (962 words)

  
  Franconia - LoveToKnow 1911
The word Franconia, first used in a Latin charter of 10J3, was applied like the words France, Francia and Franken, to a portion of the land occupied by the Franks.
The most influential family in Rhenish Franconia was that of the Salians, the head of which early in the 10th century was Conrad the Red, duke of Lorraine, and son-in-law of Otto the Great.
The lands formerly comprised in the duchy of Franconia are now divided between the kingdoms of Bavaria and Wurttemberg, the grandduchies of Baden and Hesse, and the Prussian province of Hesse-Nassau.
www.1911encyclopedia.org /Franconia   (695 words)

  
 Franconia - Encyclopedia.com
As a result of the rebellion of Duke Eberhard, King Otto I seized the duchy in 939 and partitioned it; vast territories passed to the loyal clergy, notably to the bishops of Würzburg and Bamberg and to the abbot of Fulda.
Eastern Franconia, which Emperor Henry V had awarded to his nephew Conrad of Hohenstaufen in 1115, came increasingly under the control of the bishops of Würzburg, who were given legal title by Emperor Frederick I in 1168.
The title of duke of Franconia fell into disuse until it was again assumed (15th cent.) by the bishops of Würzburg, who continued to use it until their bishopric was secularized at the beginning of the 19th cent.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Franconi.html   (1201 words)

  
 Franconia, New Hampshire
Origin: Franconia was first chartered in 1764, but settlers were unable to meet the prescribed terms, and in 1772 it was regranted along with a substantial portion of Lincoln as Morristown.
There was considerable conflict of claim between the original grantees of Franconia and Lincoln and the Morristown grantees, and following a court decision that forfeiture of grant was illegal, ownership was returned to the original settlers.
The western section of Franconia was at one time mined for copper and magnetic iron ore. Franconia Notch is well known for its natural features, including the Old Man of the Mountains, which fell on May 3, 2003, Profile and Echo Lakes, the Flume, and the Basin.
www.nhes.state.nh.us /elmi/htmlprofiles/franconia.html   (387 words)

  
  NH Department of Transportation - Aeronautics, Aiport Directory - Franconia
The towns of Franconia, Sugar Hill and Easton are increasingly popular vacation destinations, just "North of the Notch" and less than 20 minutes from the White Mountain National Forest.
In fact, Franconia Airport is owned and operated by the Franconia Inn located just across the street from the airport.
Franconia Airport is the closest general aviation airport to Cannon Mountain, a popular ski resort owned and operated by the State of New Hampshire.
www.nh.gov /dot/bureaus/aeronautics/sasp/airports/franconia.htm   (235 words)

  
 NewHampshire.com - NH Towns - Franconia
In 1782 the town was renamed Franconia, due to its resemblance to the Franconian Alps in Germany.
Franconia Village, lying along side of the Gale River, is home to The Robert Frost Museum, and The Stone Stack Iron Foundry Interpretative Center.
The Flume Gorge is in Franconia and is one of the most visited attractions in the state.
www.newhampshire.com /nh-towns/franconia.aspx   (238 words)

  
 TGOL - Franconia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
It was now evident that the Franconia was by far superior to the four previous single stackers that had set her pattern.
The Franconia seemed to be every inch a ship for people who wanted to leave their troubles behind and relax for some time, but she ship was certainly not immune to accidents.
When in the Mediterranean, the Franconia was sent further on into the Black Sea where she would serve as the floating headquarters for the British Prime Minister Winston Churchill and his staff during the historical Yalta Conference.
www.greatoceanliners.net /franconia2.html   (1267 words)

  
  Dukes of Franconia
Franconia was one of the five tribal duchies which made up Germany during the tenth century.
This king did not appoint a new duke of Franconia, instead the central German region of Franconia was fragmented into several counties and bishoprics, which were subordinated to the German kings directly.
It was in an effort to curve the clerical influence in that region emperor Heinrich IV granted his future son in law Friedrich of Hohenstaufen the duchy of Ostfranken 1079.
www.tacitus.nu /historical-atlas/regents/germany/franconia.htm   (282 words)

  
 TGOL - Franconia   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Franconia (I) n the year 1900, Cunard commissioned the first of the two sister ships Saxonia and Ivernia.
Lady Forwood, wife of one of the Cunard-directors launched the Franconia on July 23, 1910 at the Swan, Hunter and Wigham Richardson shipyard in Newcastle, England.
This was the first in a long row of cruises for the Franconia, as she made one such voyage every year from then on.
www.greatoceanliners.net /franconia1.html   (742 words)

  
 Franconia (Bavaria, Germany)
However the saw-tooth is the symbol for Franconia in the Bavarian coat-of-arms as well as in the coats-of-arms of the Bezirke Mittelfranken, Oberfranken and Unterfranken.
The flag of Franconia is a banner of the arms of the region, as they appear within the arms of Bavaria.
All three flags were hoisted vertically, the Franconia regional flag being Bahrain-like, red over white, with three white triangles.
www.fotw.net /flags/de-by-fk.html   (474 words)

  
 Franconia Notch State Park - New Hampshire - OutdoorPlaces.Com
Located right in the center of the White Mountain National Forest, Franconia Notch State Park in New Hampshire is 6,692 wild acres of amazing outdoor fun and recreation.
A nationwide campaign to save the area raised over $200,000 and with the state of New Hampshire matching funds, Franconia Notch State Park was born in 1928.
If you take the trip in the early morning on before sunset you may here the cry and laughter of loons echoing across the water and be sure to take a look at the beaver lodge display.
www.outdoorplaces.com /Destination/stateparks/new_hampshire/franconia   (972 words)

  
 Franconia Notch State Park - Lincoln, NH
Franconia Notch State Park is located in the heart of the popular White Mountain National Forest.
A video about Franconia Notch is shown at regular intervals throughout the day at the Flume Visitor Center, and photographs of the elegant hotel era of the notch's past are on display.
No visit to Franconia Notch is complete without a ride to the summit of 4,180-foot Cannon Mountain on the aerial tramway, or a walk along the shore of Profile Lake to view the famous rock profile known as the Old Man of the Mountain.
www.nhstateparks.com /franconia.html   (1573 words)

  
 Franconia Notch Chamber of Commerce
The strikingly beautiful Franconia Notch area encompasses the communities of Sugar Hill, Franconia and Easton.
Whether you are seeking a quick romantic getaway, an idyllic extended holiday or a permanent move to the area, we promise you will find Franconia Notch the perfect dream destination.
Explore the Franconia Notch Chamber of Commerce website to plan your trip and experience the majestic beauty of Franconia Notch.
www.franconianotch.org   (418 words)

  
 Franconia, New Hampshire NH, town profile (Grafton County) - hotels, festivals, genealogy, newspapers - ePodunk
Franconia is a town in Grafton County, in the Lebanon metro area.
At the time of the 2000 census, the per capita income in Franconia was $20,351, compared with $21,587 nationally.
Median rent in Franconia, at the time of the 2000 Census, was $461.
www.epodunk.com /cgi-bin/genInfo.php?locIndex=18874   (538 words)

  
 Bicycling - Franconia Notch Bike Path Fiasco: Safety problems, laws, politics
The Franconia Notch path may pose some interesting and attractive challenges for an experienced rider -- but as a substandard facility with a mix of novice riders and pedestrians, it is a guaranteed accident hotspot.
The Franconia Notch path is not the only one to substitute for highway access in New Hampshire.
If a bicyclist were ticketed for riding on a highway on a spring day while the roadway was clear but the path was still snow-covered, the highway prohibition would almost certainly be declared invalid in court based on the Federal statutes cited here.
www.bikexprt.com /bikepol/facil/franconia/franconia.htm   (1503 words)

  
 Franconia Sculpture Park
Each year, a number of artists are invited to create and exhibit their work as part of the Franconia Sculpture Park/Jerome Foundation Fellowship Program.
Visitors are encouraged to stop by and meet any number of these artists, especially in the spring, summer and fall.
Franconia Sculpture Park is located on 16 acres of restored prairie just two miles west of Taylors Falls,
www.franconia.org /about.html   (193 words)

  
 Franconia, Virginia (VA) Detailed Profile - relocation, real estate, travel, jobs, hospitals, schools, crime, news
Back to Franconia, VA housing info, Fairfax County, Virginia big cities, VA smaller cities, VA small cities, All Cities.
Recent posts about Franconia, Virginia on our local forum with over 100,000 registered users.
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 Franconia
Franconia Notch is considered by many to be New Hampshire's recreational epicenter.
Franconia borders the 745,000 ft White Mountain National Forest and includes the Franconia Notch State Park.
Franconia Notch is also home to many of the mountains which make up the Presidential Mountain Range reachable by an extensive network of hiking trails.
www.northernacres.com /Franconia.htm   (289 words)

  
 Franconia Notch
Franconia Notch State Park rivals the Mt Washington area as the favorite tourist and hiker destination in the White Mountains.
On the west side of the notch are North and South Kinsman, Lonesome Lake Hut, and Cannon Mountain.
On the east side of the notch is Franconia Ridge, consisting of Lafayette with Greenleaf Hut, Lincoln, Liberty, and Flume.
hikethewhites.com /franconia.html   (148 words)

  
 Cunard: The Most Famous Ocean Liners In The World
The Franconia and its sister-ship the Laconia were built to replace the Ivernia and Saxonia on the Liverpool to Boston service and to cover for the Lusitania and Mauretania if these were being refitted.
The Franconia was launched by Lady Forwood, wife of a Cunard director, on 23 July 1910 and sailed on her maiden voyage between Liverpool, Queenstown and New York on 25 February 1911.
In February 1915 the Franconia was requisitioned to act as a troopship and was sent to the Mediterranean to assist the Dardanelles campaign, carrying wounded troops from Gallipoli to Alexandria.
www.cunard.com /AboutCunard/default.asp?Active=Heritage&Sub=GetShip&ShipID=74   (286 words)

  
 Find Churches in Franconia Pennsylvania - FlockFinder.com
Because of limited resources, most churches in Franconia Pennsylvania have to be selective about which ministries they decide to provide to their congregations.
Most of the time only churches in Franconia Pennsylvania that are larger in size have the necessary staff members or even the need for such a specific ministry.
Another issue that a lot of churches in Franconia Pennsylvania are sensitive to is that many singles have small children, so they make a nursery available at the service.
www.flockfinder.com /churches_pennsylvania/franconia/churches_franconia_pennsylvania.html   (531 words)

  
 Franconia Minerals Corporation - News Releases - Franconia Begins Titan 24 Geophysical Surveys On Red Knoll Copper ...
Franconia is targeting concealed porphyry-style copper mineralization buried beneath post-mineral volcanic cover.
The property is on the northeast-trending structural zone thought to control mineralization at the Safford district and also lies on a regional northeast-trending magnetic low connecting the Safford and Morenci camps.
Upon Franconia completing expenditures on the property, Teck Cominco has a one-time option to elect to back-in to a 70% interest in the property by spending US$5,000,000 over four years (see Franconia's news release of June 27, 2005 for more details).
www.franconiaminerals.com /s/NewsReleases.asp?ReportID=137927&_Type=News-Releases&_Title=Franconia-Begins-Titan-24-Geophysical-Surveys-On-Red-Knoll-Copper-Target-Ar   (447 words)

  
 Franconia Minerals Corporation - Free Market News Network
Franconia is targeting concealed porphyry-style copper mineralization in Laramide-age volcanic rocks buried beneath post-mineral volcanic cover in an area between Phelps Dodge's Morenci mine, the largest copper producer in the US, and the Safford porphyry copper district.
Upon Franconia completing expenditures on the property, Teck Cominco has a one-time option to elect to back-in to a 70% interest in the property by spending US$5,000,000 over four years (See Franconia's news release of June 27, 2005).
Franconia Minerals Corporation trades on both the TSX-V in Canada and PLUS Market in the UK under the symbol FRA.
www.freemarketnews.com /Press-Release.asp?nid=12774   (475 words)

  
 Franconia Adventure Travel - Franconia Travel Guide
Franconia Notch is rugged New Hampshire writ large.
As travelers head north on I-93, the Kinsman Range to the west and the Franconia Range to the east begin to converge, and the road swells upward.
Franconia Notch is more developed for recreation (and thus more crowded with day-trippers) than equally rugged Crawford Notch to the northeast.
away.com /destination-overview/Franconia-339163-travel-guide.html   (276 words)

  
 Franconia Ceiling Contractors
A Franconia ceiling contractor is an often overlooked professional in the home improvement industry.
Franconia ceiling contractors have the ability to use certain materials, as in the case of acoustic ceilings, that will not only look artful but will also damper the reverberations that bounce off of it.
Franconia ceiling contractors are often used in museums and libraries to encouraged hushed tones.
www.servicemagic.com /c.Ceilings.Franconia.VA.-12012.html   (747 words)

  
 Franconia Foundation Contractors
Franconia foundation contractors are absolutely necessary when you find new cracks in your floors and walls or peculiar leans in your doors and windows.
Franconia foundation contractors are usually hired in repair cases, but they are also valuable during the installation process.
If properly inspected, planned, and poured by Franconia foundation contractors when a house is first erected, damage will most likely be avoided down the road.
www.servicemagic.com /c.Foundations.Franconia.PA.-12033.html   (793 words)

  
 Franconia Ridge
Because the Franconia Ridge is the first barrier to many summer thunderstorms traveling across from the Northeast Kingdom of Vermont, lightning strikes are particularly common on this hiking route.
On the Franconia Ridge, however, and also on several other mountains in New England, the cold climate and harsh weather create a mini-ecosystem similar to that of the glacial period.
The ensuing basin is known geologically as a caldera, and this one stretches across the Pemigewasset Wilderness to where the Twins and Bonds form the eastern flank.
www.dartmouth.edu /~doc/hiking/franconiaridge   (1879 words)

  
 LondonTown.com | Franconia Road Guide | Franconia Road London, SW4, England, UK | London Streets by Street
Franconia Road is located in the borough of Lambeth
The nearest underground station to Franconia Road is 'Clapham Common Tube' which is about 13 minutes to the North West.
Clapham locals flock to this excellent gastropub on the weekends, when it's advisable to book a table.
www.londontown.com /LondonStreets/franconia_road_47f.html   (185 words)

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