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Though seven more years would pass before the foundation stone was laid, Wren’s new cathedral would be England’s first built since the Reformation and its first non-Gothic one.
But New Westminster was abandoned just eleven years after the foundation stone of the governor’s house was put in place, while New Plymouth went on to become a beacon of righteous autonomy for the generations that succeeded the Pilgrim fathers.
Remnants of this period on Sapelo still resonate in the foundation stones, earthworks and with the Sapelonians themselves.
And it's become one of the foundation stones upholding Republican dominance of state political offices.
At the back of the open-air seating area, 16 golden shovels festooned with red bows poked from a circle of fine brown dirt, with a foundation stone at the center.
Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh laid the foundation stone for the first phase of the Mumbai Metro project in June 2006.
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