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    While walking down Grainger Street I noticed this plaque high-up on the first floor of a building fronting a corner of the street not far from Grey's Monument. Nice to think of a red-shirted Garibaldi popping-in to buy his books here. GUIESEPPE GARIBALDI (1807-1882 ) was the Italian nationalist and leader in the struggle for Italian unification. In 1854, Garibaldi sailed into the River Tyne as master of an American ship the Commonwealth . He stayed at a house in in Huntington Place, Tynemouth where a blue plaque commemorates his stay "while visiting Tynemouth to brief local political and industrial leaders on his plans for a unified Italy". LAJOS KOSSUTH A Hungarian Revolutionary who lived in exile in England and (after 1865) in Italy. After his death at Turin his body was returned to Budapest and buried in state. WILLIAM LLOYD GARRISON was a prominent American abolitionist, journalist, and social reformer. He is best known as the editor of the abolitionist newspaper The Liberator, which he founded in 1831.
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    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Pat Thomson
    Last modified: 6 years, 2 months ago
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