Perry monument, Kurihama.

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Andrew Royle on July 16, 2007

The inscription reads: THIS MONUMENT COMMEMORATES/ The First Arrival of/ COMMODORE PERRY/ AMBASSADOR FROM THE/ UNITED STATES OF AMERICA/ WHO LANDED IN THIS PLACE/ JULY 14 1853.

ticklesmail on February 14, 2009

This is actually in Kurihama, not Uraga as posted. I lived 1 block from here.

Andrew Royle on February 15, 2009

Thanks for that.

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Andrew Royle
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

Photo taken in 7 Chome Kurihama, Yokosuka-shi, Kanagawa-ken 239-0831, Japan
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  • Uploaded on July 10, 2007
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    by Andrew Royle
    • Camera: OLYMPUS OPTICAL CO.,LTD u20D,S400D,u400D
    • Taken on 2004/08/11 14:30:09
    • Exposure: 0.008s (1/125)
    • Focal Length: 5.80mm
    • F/Stop: f/8.800
    • ISO Speed: ISO64
    • Exposure Bias: 0.00 EV
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