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  William and Cora Osborne House
1890, the Osborne House is a manifestation of the flourishing cotton economy of Mecklenburg County during the so-called New South era of the late nineteenth century.
Herman Osborne died in 1975 and was buried with Norma Osborne in the cemetery of Huntersville A.R.P. Church.
Herman and Mary Osborne bequeathed the house and one acre of land and 1/3 of the Osborne farm on the north side of Ramah Church Road to their son Otis Gray Osborne in 1975.
www.cmhpf.org /surveys&rosborne.htm   (2252 words)

  Osborne House -- Facts, Info, and Encyclopedia article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Osborne House is a former royal residence in East (Click link for more info and facts about Cowes) Cowes, (An isle and county of southern England in the English Channel) Isle of Wight, (A monarchy in northwestern Europe occupying most of the British Isles; divided into England and Scotland and Wales and Northern Ireland) UK.
The house was built between 1845 and 1851 for (Queen of Great Britain and Ireland and empress of India from 1837 to 1901 (1819-1901)) Queen Victoria and (A man's double-breasted frock coat) Prince Albert.
The house consisted of the original square wing known as 'The Pavilion' which contained the principal and royal apartments.
www.absoluteastronomy.com /encyclopedia/o/os/osborne_house.htm   (788 words)

 Osborne House - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Osborne House is a former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.
Following Queen Victoria's death at Osborne in 1901, her son and successor Edward donated the house to the nation.
The house is one of the major attractions now owned by English Heritage and is open to the public from spring through to autumn.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Osborne_House   (812 words)

 Osborne - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Osborne, Pennsylvania - the borough in Allegheny County, Pennsylvania
Osborne House - a stately home in Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.
Osborne - an electoral district in the Canadian province of Manitoba
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Osborne   (190 words)

 "The Waterbury Connecticut Republican American Newspaper"   (Site not responding. Last check: )
For Osborne, a lanky, blue-eyed woman with a aureole of saffron curls, it has been a magical journey that has finally driven home all of the theoretical esoteria that had captivated and confounded her.
An avid student of the world's religions, as Osborne is, should have known that all of the answers to life's most pressing questions, which Osborne avidly sought, were closer to her heart than she imagined.
For Osborne, born in Fort Sill, Okla., to an Army colonel and his Alabama-born wife, the books allow children to engage in the aimless wandering through the woods that was the meat of her own childhood, but is often off-limits to children today.
www.rep-am.com /story.php?id=28264   (683 words)

 Historical Notes on Osborne House
OSBORNE HOUSE is a blue-stone heritage property with stables, situated on the shores of Corio Bay on approximately 32 acres of land.
Osborne House was a gift to the people of Geelong from the Shire of Corio upon amalgamation of municipal councils.
Osborne House was among the endowments to the Geelong Harbour Trust on its formation in 1905.
home.vicnet.net.au /~gcforum/osborn6.htm   (532 words)

 John Osborne Papers
John Osborne's work as a playwright, author, actor, producer, director, and contributor to numerous newspapers and periodicals is represented in this collection, which consists of holograph manuscripts and notebooks, typescripts, page and galley proofs, correspondence, newspaper and magazine articles, scrapbooks, posters, programs, and business documents.
Osborne's skill at sulphuric prose is also present in his correspondence where passionate beliefs are expressed with eloquent vitriol.
Osborne retained both incoming and outgoing correspondence in the binders, arranged in approximate date order by subject (usually play titles) and by alphabetical division in the expanding file.
www.hrc.utexas.edu /research/fa/osborne.html   (1189 words)

 Encyclopedia: Osborne House
Prince Albert of Saxe-Coburg-Gotha (Francis Charles Augustus Albert Emmanuel, of the Saxe-Coburg-Gotha branch of the House of Wettin) (26 August 1819 - 14 December 1861) was the husband and consort of Queen Victoria of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland.
Osborne House Project Gutenberg eText 13103: Great Britain and Her Queen, by Anne E. Keeling http://www.
George VI (Albert Frederick Arthur George) (December 14, 1895 - February 6, 1952) was the third British monarch of the House of Windsor, reigning from December 11, 1936 to February 6, 1952.
www.nationmaster.com /encyclopedia/Osborne-House   (1981 words)

 Boston.com / News / Local / River views to highlight house tour
The Marshfield houses are the Cogan House, a recently renovated home on the South River; the Mullaney House, and the Osborne House.
The Mullaney House is a converted summer cottage at the end of a road on the banks of the South River, offering views of Humarock, nearby islands and the ocean.
The Osborne House, on a lushly planted Cornwell Hill property, was designed by a naval architect, according to Woods.
www.boston.com /news/local/articles/2004/09/09/river_views_to_highlight_house_tour   (416 words)

 Osborne House   (Site not responding. Last check: )
After purchasing and dismantling the original house on the site, the present building was erected between 1845 and 1851, in the Palladian style, rather than the predominant Gothic style of the period.
The queen spent much of her widowhood at Osborne, and her private apartments remain exactly as they were at the time of her death there in 1901.
The house was given to the nation by Edward VII and full public access to the royal suite was granted by Queen Elizabeth II in 1954.
myweb.tiscali.co.uk /douglas.cox/id148.htm   (170 words)

 Osborne House • Home Of Queen Victoria | Isle Of Wight Info
Osborne House was once the secluded family home of Queen Victoria and Prince Albert and is the Island’s most popular tourist attraction year round.
The grounds and house are open to the public all year round and are managed by English Heritage.
At Osborne House there are gracious and splendidly maintained terraced gardens which have been restored to how they were during the 19th century.
www.isleofwightinfo.org.uk /osborne-house   (207 words)

 Osborne House
Osborne House was the much-loved home of Queen Victoria and her family which also gave them privacy from public life.
With the beauty and elegance of Osborne House it is not difficult to understand why Queen Victoria was reluctant to leave her island paradise and return to London.
Osborne house is residence to an array of ghosts and paranormal activity.
s6.zetaboards.com /paranormalteam/topic/68641/1   (1121 words)

 Isle of Wight: At her majesty's leisure - Telegraph
Osborne may have seemed little to the Queen, but for the rest of us, the house and its estate are on a grand scale.
The royal children also played at Osborne: a full-sized Swiss chalet was imported for them to play house in; it is charmingly furnished with child-sized maple furniture, and a scaled-down kitchen in which they prepared meals for their parents.
Osborne House (01983 200022, www.english-heritage.org.uk) is at East Cowes, Isle of Wight.
www.telegraph.co.uk /travel/728631/Isle-of-Wight-At-her-majesty's-leisure.html   (1187 words)

 Courier-Journal.com: Home Style   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Osbornes, who own Kitchen Crafters and B and B Cabinet Co., agreed to keep the cottage feel to the house, so the changes they made were kept low-key.
The 60-year-old, cherry master bedroom furniture and two little stools by the bed belonged to Pat Osborne's parents, the late Owen and Louise Isaacs of Lebanon, Ky. A set of nesting tables in the master bedroom were her grandmother's.
Terry Osborne designed and made the traditional-style entertainment center in the family room; it has fish fretwork on its top and beaded board on its sides and columns on the front sides.
www.courier-journal.com /reweb/community/homestyle/2001/hs20010818.html   (1765 words)

 Mary Pope Osborne
As a young adult, Osborne lived in a cave on Crete and visited 16 Asian countries, nearly losing her life in an earthquake in Afghanistan, in a riot in Kabul, and to blood poisoning in Katmandu.
Osborne began writing for children in her early 20’s on the roof of her Greenwich Village tenement in New York City.
According to Osborne, research is 70% of the process, but she views it like a treasure hunt, continually delighted with her finds.
www.patriciamnewman.com /osborne.html   (642 words)

 JS Online: Author leaves her 'Magic Tree House' to visit Milwaukee
Random House estimates that more than 21 million copies of the "Magic Tree House" novels have been sold during the last three years.
In the "Magic Tree House" stories, Osborne cooks up a distinctive blend of fantasy-adventure and research; "Carnival at Candlelight" is largely set in Venice during the Carnival celebration more than 250 years ago.
Osborne is taking time out from writing her 34th "Magic Tree House" novel, "Season of the Sandstorms," to visit Milwaukee on Thursday for a public event at Centennial Hall.
www.jsonline.com /enter/books/mar05/307520.asp   (876 words)

 ipedia.com: Osborne House Article   (Site not responding. Last check: )
''Osborne House Osborne House is a former royal residence in East Cowes, Isle of Wight, UK.
The house consisted of the original square wing known as 'The Pavillion' which contained the principal and royal apartments.
Among well known alumini of the college was Jack Llewelyn, one of the five Llewelyn Davies brothers (George, Jack, Peter, Michael and Nico) that inspired Peter Pan by J.
www.ipedia.com /osborne_house.html   (760 words)

 Osborne House Isle of Wight
It was from Osborne House that Bell gave a demonstration of the telephone to Queen Victoria in 1878 and it was Marconi who transmitted his first royal messages in 1898 enquiring about the health of her son the Prince of Wales (later King Edward VII) who was then convalescing on board the Royal Yacht.
Osborne House, probably the best known Victorian country House in Britain open to the public, is now administered by English Heritage.
Osborne House is a very large building, much of which was built to accommodate visitors and household staff; the royal family's private apartments constitute only a fraction of the entire building.
www.know-britain.com /country_houses/osborne_house_1.html   (380 words)

 Osborne House, Worcester
Osborne House is a small family run guest house situated only a few minutes walk from the centre of Worcester.
Osborne House is centrally heated and fully double glazed.
Osborne House is the third house past this turning and has car parking space at the front.
www.smoothhound.co.uk /hotels/osborneh.html   (710 words)

 Aloadofoldstodge: Osborne's House of Cards..
While much has been made of the pledge to raise the IHT threshhold to £1 million, George Osborne's speech to the Conservative Party Conference in Blackpool had another headline-grabbing commitment relating to Stamp Duty.
Osborne's proposals won't change the fundamentals - if there is a glut of buyers and a shortage of sellers, the prices will rise and houses in the £110k - £200k range (which covers a lot of ground outside London and the SE) will rise the most.
Osborne has not only shown a crass level of understanding of that problem - he is playing politics with people's aspirations.
aloadofoldstodge.blogspot.com /2007/10/osbornes-house-of-cards.html   (503 words)

 Osborne House - Icons of England
The original house was not big enough to accommodate their large family though, and Albert designed a replacement.
Although Osborne House was primarily a family home, the Queen still had to deal with affairs of state, and met ministers in the Council Room.
Osborne House remained Victoria’s favourite royal residence, and it was in one of its bedrooms that she died on 22 January 1901.
www.icons.org.uk /nom/nominations/osborne-house   (185 words)

 What to See in England - Osborne House (By Gordon Home)
Osborne House having been presented to the nation by King Edward, portions of the buildings and grounds are, or will be, available to the public on week days.
Osborne House has a melancholy interest attached to it, for here, on January 22, 1901, Queen Victoria breathed her last.
The Queen nearly always spoke of Osborne as “her island home.” She and Prince Albert delighted in the fact that it was their own, that they could make their own plans, exercise their own taste in the laying out of the gardens, and in the building–in fact, in everything in this seaside home.
www.authorama.com /what-to-see-in-england-68.html   (424 words)

 Joan Osborne   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Osborne hit a lot of bumps on the road to Righteous Love, beginning with her decision not to work with Rick Chertoff, who produced Relish.
In addition, Osborne is also editor-in-chief of Heroine, an online magazine (www.heroinemag.com) for women who are bored by fashion-obsessed fare—she recently posted a conversation between Susan Sarandon and the Indigo Girls about using their art to advance political goals.
Osborne is currently shaking those hips in concert—the first leg of her Righteous Love tour kicked off at the New York State Fair on September 1 and will continue through mid-November.
www.timeoutny.com /features/262/262.ft.osborne.html   (1280 words)

 boys clothing: British royal homes -- Osborne   (Site not responding. Last check: )
They rented a house and were delighted by the intimacy and coziness.
The house was too small for the rapidly expanding royal family and was demolished.
Since her death the house, and grounds, have been kept as near as possible as they appeared when Prince Albert was alive.
histclo.hispeed.com /royal/eng/rh/rh-osb.htm   (1007 words)

 Rep. Osborne Draws Attention to Ongoing Drought on House Floor   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Washington, D.C.— In a speech on the floor of the House of Representatives, Rep. Osborne recently drew attention to the ongoing drought that continues to infect rural communities across western and southwestern Nebraska.
Osborne used a second chart to highlight estimates released by the Congressional Budget Office, which indicate the commodity program costs for the first three years of the Farm Bill are $15 billion less than its final estimated cost when the Farm Bill was passed in 2002.
Rep. Osborne encouraged his colleagues to consider using a portion of that $15 billion shortfall to assist those who have labored under this drought.
www.cropinsurance.org /new/news/052004.htm   (349 words)

 UK-Tourist-Info.com: Osborne House, Isle of Wight, England UK TOURIST Attraction   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Osborne House was a retreat for Queen Victoria and Prince Albert.
Since her death little has changed at Osborne and many of the royal couple's possessions, photographs and paintings are still at Osborne.
Like the house, the gardens at Osborne were in formal Italianate style and were designed by Thomas Cubbit.
www.uk-tourist-info.com /england/isle-of-wight/attractions/osborne-house.asp   (333 words)

 Royal Insight > Out and About > The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh visit the Isle of Wight
Under blazing May sunshine, highlighting the beauty and splendour of the Osborne House gardens, a new palm tree, propagated from a palm planted by Queen Victoria in 1851, was planted by her great great granddaughter to celebrate the fact that Osborne House has been open to the public for 100 years.
Queen Victoria's palm died last year and so it was apt that her descendant, with the help of gardener Alan Titchmarsh, should ensure that the tradition was continued in exactly the same spot.
Osborne House was Queen Victoria's favourite home where she spent many a summer with Prince Albert and their nine children.
www.royal.gov.uk /output/page3185.asp   (723 words)

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