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United States 8th Army Air Force

UNITED STATES  8TH ARMY AIR FORCE  IN HONOR OF THE MEN AND WOMEN  OF MASSACHUSETTS WHO SERVED  1942 1945  IN THE LONG DARK YEARS, THE TRIALS,  THE TRIBULATIONS BEFORE THEM  UNDAUNTED THEY ...

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  • the long dark y...
  • united not in n...

Queen Street is a Great Street

The Canadian Institute of Planners recognizes Queen Street, Fredericton, NB as a Great Street 2012  Submitted by @bthubbard

  • institute of pl...
  • great street
  • queen street

Martha's Vinyard Time Capsule

Submitted by Brett Culbert

  • 1980
  • 2080

Crown Point

Submitted by Erin Wilson.

    Donald McKay, Master Ship Builder

    Submitted by @Ritterton

      Maverick T Stop: Flying Cloud and Ship Building in East Boston

      https://t.co/pVECztcHkJ TweetSubmitted by @Ritterton

        Maverick T Stop: Florence Nightingale of the Sea and Simpson's Patent Dry Dock

        Submitted by @Ritterton

          Covington Blue Sox

          Fun fact: Ball hit over the fence was ground rule double. Only one HR ever hit in park was inside- the-park, by James Emery. The photo is the mold (that hangs in my office) from the plaque ...

          • kentucky
          • baseball
          • blue sox
          • federal league
          • 1913

          Molyneaux Circle

            John W. Flynn Memorial Rink

              St James Cathedral

                Historic Clay and Brick Bathhouse

                Submitted by Brett Culbert

                  Charles “Chalou” Trepagnier Building

                  This building built in 1868 served as the Ascension parish Courthouse and jail. On June 1, 2017, the Ascension Parish Council officially changed the name to Charles "Chalou" Trepagnier Building in ...

                  • louisiana

                  Lecompte High School

                  Built in 1924, the Lecompte High School is a significant historic landmark of Bayou Boeuf. It's Neo-Classical style was designed by architect Scott Yeager, Jr., built by general contractor W. J. ...

                  • louisiana
                  • education

                  Prospect School

                  Prospect School had its beginning in the late 1800s, having its first class at Prospect Baptist Church, which was across the road from where the first building was built. In the late 1920s or early ...

                  • louisiana
                  • education

                  Fanny Rosenfeld

                  Submitted by Gilda Spitz

                    Raoul Wallenberg Park

                    RAOUL WALLENBERG PARKThis park is dedicated as a living memorial to Raoul Wallenberg,the Swedish diplomat who save the lives of tens of thousands of HungarianJews destined to die at the hands of the ...

                    • raoul wallenber...
                    • holocaust
                    • canada
                    • b'nai brith
                    • saskatoon

                    Piedmont High School

                      Mahlon D. Ogden Residence

                      THIS LIBRARY STANDS ON THE SITE  FORMERLY OCCUPIED BY THE  MAHLON D. OGDEN RESIDENCE,  THE ONLY HOUSE IN THE PATH OF  THE GREAT FIRE OF 1871  WHICH WAS NOT BURNED  PRESENTED BY THE GENERAL ...

                      • chicago
                      • great fire
                      • library
                      • 1871

                      The Cairo

                      1615 Q Street, NW The Cairo apartment house, built in 1894, was (and remains) the tallest privately owned building in Washington. At 156 feet, it towered over its neighbors, prompting laws limiting ...

                        The Society of the Cincinnati

                        Society of the Cincinnati   The Society of the Cincinnati was founded in 1783 by the officers of the Continental Army to perpetuate their fellowship, preserve the memory of the revolutionary war and ...

                          A la Memoire Des 16 Paysans

                          A la memoire des 16 paysans tues ici le 15 juin 1848 lors d'un affrontment entre les forces de l'ordre et les revoltes d'Ajain Pionnat et Ladapeyre qui reusaient de payer l'impot exceptionnel des 45 ...

                          • 1848
                          • farmers
                          • taxes

                          Old Saint Mary's Cathedral

                          HERE STOOD OLD SAINT MARY'S  CATHEDRAL, CHURCH OF THE FIRST  FIVE CATHOLIC BISHOPS OF  CHICAGO- QUARTER, VAN DE VELDE,  O'REGAN, DUGGAN, FOLEY. OPENED FOR DIVINE SERVICE  DECEMBER 25, 1843 DESTROYED ...

                          • chicago
                          • great fire
                          • cathedral
                          • 1843

                          Land Claimed for Azathoth

                          In the year of our lord 2012, Creer Pipi claimed this land for Azathoth.  The origins of this plaque is somewhat of a local legend. It appeared on a Friday morning in August of 2013 and was a talk ...

                            Davis Police Headquarters