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Mt Hobson - WWII

"This seat was given by the residents of Remuera in memory of the boys who played on the slopes of this mountain and who made the supreme sacrifice in World War II." Auckland, NZ has 50 ...

  • wwii
  • new zealand

Site of the Former Rosenfield Packing Company (Skippy Peanut Butter)

SITE OF THE FORMER ROSEFIELD PACKING COMPANY Incorporated on August 24, 1926 Joseph L. Rosenfield  was the inventor of hydrogenated peanut butter. Before this process was developed, peanut butter ...

  • skippy
  • alameda
  • peanut butter
  • hydrogenated

The Last Major Flying Boat Base

Submitted by @BigMTours

    Durate Garage (Lincoln Highway)

    Submitted by @jqmcd

    • lincoln
    • livermore
    • duarte
    • garage
    • highway

    Hoagy Carmichael

    Submitted by @Braunger

      Roker Pier

        Submitted by @lucaslongman

      • roker
      • laing
      • pier
      • 1885
      • durham
      • ware

      St. Raphael Cemetery

      In 1723 Raphael of Luxemburg came to establish Missions at French Posts and among Indians. Served as Vicar-General of Louisiana Colony under Bishop of Quebec. Built first St. Louis parish church ...

        In This Cemetery Lies...

        In This Cemetery Lies.. the last soldier of Jackson's Army, Pierre Aaman LeJeune 1790-1894The pioneer of Thibodaux Town who walked all the way to Chalmette Field.

        • louisiana
        • war of 1812

        Graugnard House

        Built at the turn of the century as a retirement home for Leon Graugnard, a French immigrant from Basses-Alpes, France. Graugnard, married to Eva Bacas, was a respected and accomplished businessman ...

        • louisiana

        Greensburg Land Office

        Served as the clearing for house all public lands between the Mississippi and Pearl Rivers, north of the lakes to the 31st parallel. This area is still known as the Greensburg Land District. It is ...

        • louisiana

        In Memory of Sally Martinez Martin

        In memory of Sallie Martinez Martin, for the dedication of this cannon on December 16, 2006, in honor of her great-grandfather, Johann Dreystadt, and the preservation of the history of Springfield, ...

        • louisiana
        • civil war
        • cemetery

        Springfield's Role in West Florida Revolution

        Situated on El Camino Real (King's Highway), now LA Hwy 22, during Spanish reign (1783-1810). Site of stockade or small fort. In 1810 revolt against Spain, residents led by William Cooper ...

          Holy Savior Cemetery

          Lockport, Louisiana Holy Savior Cemetery was established in 1850 at the site of St. Andre's Chapel, which later became Holy Savior Church. The cemetery is one of the oldest in the southern half of ...

            Vacherie-Gheens

            Claude Joseph Dubreuil, Jr. purchased what is today known as Vacherie-Gheens from the Oucha and Chaouacha Indians in the 1740's for 12 head of cattle. He named it La Vacherie, meaning cattle ranch. ...

            • louisiana

            Carter Plantation

            A Spanish land grant acquired by James Rheims in 1804. Thomas Freeman, fmc, built "Sycamore" 1817-1820.Colonel William Breed, first sheriff of Livingston Parish, purchased estate in ...

              Cyrus Clark

              CYRUS CLARK A MEMORIAL OF HIS MANY YEARS DEVOTION TO THE INTERESTS OF THE WEST SIDE FROM THE WEST END ASSOCIATION HIS FRIENDS AND NEIGHBORS

                Garden History

                • train
                • garden
                • bya
                • santa fe
                • berkeley

                Frank Hill

                • davis
                • california
                • city letter car...

                Glenmore st. Bus stop

                On the way back from Karori, the 2nd largest suburb in the southern hemisphere, towards wellington city is a bus stopass with some history.

                • bus
                • busstop

                In Honor of Congresswoman Nancy Pelosi

                IN HONOR OF CONGRESSWOMAN NANCY PELOSI  WHO WORKED TIRELESSLY ON BEHALF OF PEOPLE WITH AIDS, WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN SECURING NATIONAL STATUS FOR THE AIDS MEMORIAL GROVE IN 1996, AND HAS SPENT MANY HOURS ...

                • san francisco
                • aids memorial g...
                • aids
                • pelosi

                The arrival of 191 Irish Orphan Girls

                Erected by public subscription and unveiled on 6 December 1998 by His Excellency, Richard O'Brien, Ambassador of Ireland, in the presence Councillor Brad Matheson, Mayor, on the 150th anniversary ...

                • williamstown
                • australia
                • victoria
                • irish
                • famine
                • orphans

                Memory of One Million People Who Died in Ireland

                Plaque on a large bluestone rock: 'In memory of one million people who died in Ireland during the Great Hunger of 1845-52. In praise of tens of thousands of dispossessed Irish who sailed to Hobson`s ...

                • williamstown
                • australia
                • victoria
                • irish
                • famine

                Louis Hebert

                Approximately 100 yards to the West is the probable resting place of General Louis Hebert, C.S.A. Born in Iberville Parish in 1820, Hebert was graduated from West Point in 1845 third in his class. ...

                • louisiana
                • civil war

                St. Bernard's Catholic Church

                Breaux Bridge's first Catholic chapel was built in 1841. In 1847, St. Bernard's Parish was established and our first substantial church was erected in 1857.This church, built in 1933-34 by local ...

                • louisiana
                • church

                Italian Mutual Benevolent Society Tomb

                This architectural masterpiece is the most notable of the many multi-vaulted society tombs in the cemetery. Designed by Pietro Gualdi it was fabricated in Italy and erected in 1857 at a cost of ...

                • louisiana
                • cemetery

                St. Louis Cemetery No. 1

                The oldest extant cemetery in New Orleans. Established by Royal Spanish land grant August 14, 1789. Originally outside city limits and double its present size this sacred ground reflects the early ...

                • louisiana
                • cemetery

                Marie Laveau

                 This Greek revival tomb is reputed burial place of this notorious "Voodoo Queen". A mystic cult, Voodooism, of African origin, was brought to this city from Santo Domingo and flourished in ...

                • louisiana
                • cemetery