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Commodore John Barry

"Father of The American Navy" Commodore John Barry Born in Wexford Ireland 1745 Died Philadelphia 1803 Received First Commission from The Continental Congress To command The Lexington 1775 Sailed ...

    Donald C. Lawton Park

    • 1994
    • berkeley
    • our good neighb...

    Founders Rock

    FOUNDERS ROCK COLLEGE OF CALIFORNIA APRIL 16, 1860 INSCRIBED MAY 9, 1896

    • cal
    • bay area
    • berkeley
    • 1860

    The World War, Bencia

      Reclamation

      Reclamation Managing Water in the West Lake Tahoe Dam 100th Anniversary 1913-2013

        Town Hall

        From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by Jason Riedy, full page.License is Attribution License

          Junk Boat Restoration Project

            Palabras de Santa Maria de Guadalupe a Juan Diego

              Old Faithful Snow Lodge

                The Little White Church at Bee Ridge

                  Scenic View Easement

                    Calcare di Perledo

                      Perledo Castel Vezio

                        Veracruz

                          Holman Field Terminal

                          HOLMAN FIELD TERMINAL WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATION PROJECT 1939 DESIGN BY CLARENCE W WIGINGTON 1883-1967 FIRST BLACK LICENSED ARCHITECT IN MINNESOTA Submitted by @gkatz

                            Untouchable Infinity

                            Micheline Mayor Poet laureate 2016 -2018 IT HAPPENED AT A LAKE I FACED UP OR WAS IT DOWN? EITHER WAY PROMISED UNTOUCHABLE INFINITY Submitted by @Daorcey

                              Bulawayo Public Library

                              Bulawayo Public Library THIS STONE WAS LAID ON 4th NOV 1933 BY R. A. LETTS ESQ. CHAIRMAN PVBLIC LIBRARY COMMITTEE SINCE 1904 Submitted by @Jasewem

                              • bulawayo
                              • zimbabwe
                              • library
                              • 1904

                              Ann Juell

                              In recognition of outstanding service to Dwinelle Hall Ann Juell Building Coordinator 1992-2003

                                Stanyan Park Hotel

                                Submitted by Darren Platt

                                  Montclair Woman's Club

                                  1955 LOVE LIGHTS OUR WAY MONTCLAIR WOMAN'S CLUB Submitted by @jqmcd

                                    The Naval Station

                                    Although this land was purchased by the U.S. Government from Jean P. Dupiere in 1849 as a proposed Navy Yard, a U.S. Naval Station was not formally established here until 1901 when a dry dock ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • military

                                    Mechanickham

                                    Founded in 1836 by Nicholas Noel Destrehan, Mechanickham was originally part of the Spanish land grant to the Ursuline nuns in 1790. It was incorporated with the villages of Gretna and McDonoghville ...

                                    • louisiana

                                    Gouldsboro Rail Car Transfer Ferry

                                    Ferry operated from 1898 to 1942 with two transfer boats. One, the Gouldsboro, named for railroad magnate Jay Gould, was built in 1863 as the Federal Monitor Chickasaw and saw action at the Battle of ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • rail

                                    Skirmish at Haguewood Prairie

                                    In late September 1863, Confederate Col. J.O. Shelby's cavalry headed north to raid into Missouri. On Sept. 27, 1863, Shelby's scouts found Co. H, 1st Arkansas Infantry (U.S.) camped at Haguewood ...

                                    • arkansas
                                    • civil war

                                    Stumpf's Magic Hoodoo

                                    Established in 1876, John Stumpf's Son Co. manufactured insecticides which aided the successful completion of the Panama Canal. In 1915 "Magic Hoodoo" products received the Medal of Award at the ...

                                    • louisiana