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In Memory of the Soldiers and Sailors of Klickitat County

#stonehenge #columbiariver #explorewashingtonBuilt by US Senator #SamHill and it became a #WWI #warmemorial pic.twitter.com/GVvy0he5i7 — WeatherChanging (@Ritterton) October 15, 2017 Submitted by ...

    Tommy Roberts

    DEDICATED TO  THOMAS J. "TOMMY" ROBERTS  LABOR AND CIVIC LEADER, A DIRECTOR OF THE EAST BAY REGIONAL PARK DISTRICT SINCE 1934, FOR MERITORIOUS SERVICE TO HIS FELLOW MAN  OCTOBER 19, 1952  CENTRAL ...

    • park
    • alameda
    • 1934

    Sir Francis Drake

    On June 17, 1579 Francis Drake landed on these shores and took possession of the country, calling it Nova Albion.Dedicated June 17, 1950 Yerba Buena Chapter E Clampus VItus Submitted by Eric Goodill

      National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Time Capsule

      National Wildlife Refuge System Centennial Time Capsule1903 - 2003Sonny Bono Salton Sea National Wildlife RefugeCommitted February 15, 2003To be opened February 15, 2103 Submitted by Eric Goodill

        The CCC Builds Morro Bay State Park

        This plaque commemorates the time-honored accomplishments of the Civilian Conservation Corps in the development of Morro Bay State Park; A tradition carried on by the California Conservation ...

          Bodie

          BodieGold was discovered here in 1859 by W. S. Bodey after whom the town was named. Once the most thriving metropolis of the Mono Country, Bodie's mines produced gold valued at more than 100 million ...

            Return to Bodie

            Return to BodieDuring the California Gold Rush, E Clampus Vitus was a fraternal order and benevolence society for miners. It was rumored to be one of the secret societies in the town of Bodie during ...

              The Mohave Road

              • ecv

              Nipton, California

              • ecv

              Lockheed P-3 Orion

                Billy Martin

                • berkeley high
                • oakland oaks
                • 333

                Halle Park

                A sixty-acre passive park was a gift to the citizens of Collierville by the David P. Halle, Jr. Family. Halle, a seventh generation Memphian, has been successfully involved in various business, ...

                • shelby county
                • tennessee

                Boy Scouts Statue of Liberty

                WITH THE FAITH AND COURAGE OF THEIR FOREFATHERS WHO MADE POSSIBLE THE FREEDOM OF THESE UNITED STATES  THE BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA  DEDICATE THIS REPLICA OF THE STATUE OF LIBERTY AS A ...

                • greeley
                • colorado
                • boy scouts
                • statue of liber...

                Vinyard School

                VINEYARD SCHOOL 1891-1957   EDUCATION WAS IMPORTANT TO SETTLERS IN SAN BENITO COUNTY,  WHO WOULD START A SCHOOL WITH AS FEW AS FIVE PUPILS, A PLACE TO HOLD CLASS, AND A TEACHER. EARLY SCHOOLS WERE  ...

                • hollister
                • san benito
                • school
                • ecv

                Christ Church Cathedral

                CHRIST CHURCH CATHEDRAL This landmark of downtown Montreal is an excellent example of Gothic Revival style in Canada.  The detailed exterior of pointed arches, buttresses, and crenellated ...

                  In Memory of Janey Johnston Duclaw

                    Cape Foulweather

                      Pioneer Life Posed Many Challenges in the Redwood Forest

                      • big basin
                      • california
                      • park
                      • redwood
                      • pioneer

                      Brownsville, Oregon

                        The Spirit of America

                        DEDICATED TO THE PATRIOT THE SPIRIT  OF  AMERICA

                          Riparian Habitat

                            Front Street

                            Front Street You're Not A Very Tidy Place, Front Street, And You Have A Dirty Face, Front Street; But In Your Buildings Bleak And Cold There Beats Many A Heart Of Gold. And Tho You're Battle Scarred ...

                            • shelby county
                            • tennessee

                            Oregon Wheat Fields

                            • oregon
                            • 1840s
                            • food cargo
                            • wheat seed
                            • moro

                            Henry W. Howe (Mush)

                            • brownsville
                            • oregon
                            • harley davidson
                            • mush
                            • 1945
                            • tree

                            Historic Oakland

                            HISTORIC OAKLAND  ESTABLISHED IN 1851 BY DR. DORSEY S. BAKER. THE TOWN WAS MOVED TO THE PRESENT SITE IN 1872 WHEN THE 0&C RAILROAD REACHED THIS POINT. ALONZO F. BROWN FOUNDED THE NEW ...

                            • oakland
                            • oregon
                            • mainly agricult...

                            J. Frank Devendorf

                            J. FRANK DEVENDORF 1856 - 1934 PIONEER-BUILDER- FRIEND  REMEMBERED AS "FATHER" OF CARMEL-BY-THE- SEA FOUNDED 1900  "CREATION IS A COMBINATION OF VISION AND WILL - VISION GIVES THE PLAN, BUT WILL IS ...

                            • carmel
                            • california
                            • edwina
                            • devendorf

                            Depoe Bay Bridge

                            DEPOE BAY BRIDGE  BUILT UNDER CO-OPERATIVE AGREEMENT BY THE UNITED STATES PUBLIC ROADS ADMINISTRATION OREGON STATE HIGHWAY COMMISSION KUCKENBERG - WITTMAN CONTRACTORS - 1926  ODOM CONSTRUCTION ...

                            • depoe bay
                            • bridge