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Invasion Norteamericana de 1914

    Altar a la Patria

      Salvador Diaz Miron

        Escuela Naval Militar de 1876 a 1952

          Los Heros Ambrosio Alcalde

            Jose Azueta

              First Catholic Church in North America

              Citation required but this is super interesting and supposedly the first Catholic Church in the America’s.  Talking with the architect who is renovating this church and uncovered this. The A is a ...

                Veracruz

                  Pointed at Jerusalem

                    Papantia de Olerte

                      Ninomiya House

                      Ninomiya House Dedicated May 2016Tei Ninomiya was the first Asian student to graduate from Smith College. Born in 1887, in Matsuyama, Shikoku, Japan, she graduated from Smith in 1910 at a time when ...

                      • smith college
                      • japan
                      • 1910

                      Fleet Admiral Chester W. Nimitz U.S.N

                        Goodman

                          John L. K. Brown

                            Reid Martin Mason

                              George V. Halloran

                                Berthold and Inge Hannes

                                  Sawtown 1906 - 1934

                                  SAWTOWN 1906-1934  THIS ABANDONED SAWMILL IS ALL THAT REMAINS OF A LOGGING COMMU-  NITY THAT ONCE INCLUDED MORE  THAN 600 PEOPLE. SAWTOWN'S MILL PROCESSED ALL THE CYPRESS LUMBER  CUT WITHIN 50 SQUARE ...

                                    Little River School House / Isaac and Lucy Berry

                                    The original, one-room, log schoolhouse on this site opened in 1877 under the direction of Isaac and Lucy Berry. The multi-racial community known as Little River raised the present building in 1905. ...

                                    • michigan
                                    • michigan histor...

                                    Detour Reef Light Station

                                    Located where the St. Mary’s River enters Lake Huron from Lake Superior, DeTour Passage separates the Upper Peninsula from Drummond Island. It has long been a choke point for Great Lakes ...

                                    • michigan
                                    • michigan histor...

                                    Hank Greenberg

                                    Hank Greenberg 1B, LF 1930-1946   Greenberg was the first Tiger inducted into the military during World War II, interrupting his outstanding baseball career for four full seasons.  He finished his ...

                                      Our Saviour's Lutheran Church

                                      Organized as a Scandinavian congregation in 1868, Our Saviour’s became a Danish church in 1875 and served the American Evangelical Lutheran Synod until 1962. First used for worship in 1869, ...

                                      • michigan
                                      • michigan histor...

                                      Kathleen Blake Coleman

                                      Submitted by @chrisbateman

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                                      • daily mail
                                      • kit

                                      The Wormeley Horse Trough

                                      THE WORMELEY HORSE TROUGH  THIS GRANITE HORSE TROUGH, ORIGINALLY SITUATED AT THE FOOT OF  THORN HILL ROAD IN 1911, WAS GIVEN IN MEMORY OF KATHERINE  PRESCOTT WORMELEY BY HER FRIEND AND NEIGHBOR, MRS. ...

                                        Brattle House Cambridge

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