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The Old Manse Library

Submitted by @bthubbard

  • library
  • manse
  • miramichi
  • aitken
  • beaverbrook

Lord Beaverbrook House

Submitted by @bthubbard

  • wwi
  • canada
  • spitfire
  • new brunswick

Collector of Miramichi Folk Songs

ERECTED BY THE TOWN OF NEWCASTLE IN HONOUR OF MISS LOUSIE MANNY, LL. D. 1890 - 1970 HISTORIAN, AUTHOR, CONNOISSEUR COLLECTOR OF MIRAMICHI FOLK SONGS AND LIBRARIAN AT THE OLD MANSE LIBRARY 1953 - ...

  • miramichi
  • manse
  • new brunswick
  • newcastle

Hewett House

  • santa fe
  • hewett house
  • officer's quart...
  • 1870

The Old Santa Fe Trail

  • santa fe
  • new mexico

Circle of Honor

CIRCLE OF HONOR  IN MEMORY OF PERSONS KILLED OR MISSING IN ACTION  DEDICATED SEPT. 9, 1995

  • medford
  • oregon

Clent Hills, Walton Hill

Submitted by @caddickbrown

    Market Square

    Before selling Memphis lots, developers set aside this park as Market Square in 1819. Facing it was the first courthouse, built in 1820, which was also used as a church and newspaper office. Near the ...

    • shelby county
    • tennessee

    First Black Radio Station

    On October 25, 1948 at 4p.m., Nat D. Williams signed on at WDIA radio, becoming the first black disk jockey on the South's first all-black radio station. His revolutionary rhythm and blues program ...

    • shelby county
    • tennessee

    Veterans Tree

    THIS TREE DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF VETERANS OF WORLD WAR I WORLD WAR II AND VETERANS OF ALL WARS DONATED BY AMERICAN LEGION POST NO: 152 AND POST NO: 121

    • oakland
    • oregon
    • wwi
    • wwii

    Ponte Cestio

    Plaque reads: 'The bridge takes its name from Lucius Cestio, governor of Rome, who built it in 26BC to link Tiber Island with the right bank of the Tiber.  Its original structure was changed when ...

    • rome
    • italy
    • bridge
    • bce
    • architecture

    Whidden Hall (A McMaster University student residence)

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      McKay Hall (A McMaster University student residence)

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        Potatoes

        Submitted by @awoodruff

        • potato
        • potatoes
        • charleston
        • boston

        Shenandoah Plaza

        SHENANDOAH PLAZA  IN MEMORY OF THE FOURTEEN OFFICERS AND MEN USS SHENANDOAH LOST SEPTEMBER 3, 1925 LORD, GUARD AND GUIDE THE MEN WHO FLY THROUGH THE GREAT SPACES IN THE SKY, BE WITH THEM ALWAYS IN ...

        • moffett field
        • shenandoah
        • 1925
        • airship

        Methodist Hospital

        This is in recognition and appreciation for the stewardship of Methodist Episcopal Church South members who were present at the first meeting of the Board of Trustees on February 7, 1911. Present at ...

        • shelby county
        • tennessee

        Court Square Fountain

        Electric illumination in memorial of Thomas A. Edison. Sponsored by the Good Earth Garden Club. Mrs. P. Avila McPhillips, President, May, 1949. Restoration and illumination of this fountain ...

        • shelby county
        • tennessee

        Arlington Tennessee Veterans Memorial

        Dedicated to the sons and daughters of Arlington who gave their lives in service of their country and all those who served in defense of this country for our liberty and freedom. World War II Sam ...

        • shelby county
        • tennessee

        Dick Bartell

        • oakland
        • baseball
        • 1933
        • alameda

        New Mexico State Fair Exhibit Complex

        • albequerque
        • new mexico
        • state fair
        • 1986

        mem-o-mobilia

        BILLINGS BRIDGE TRANSITWAY ART COMMISSION Artist MARK MARSTERS Artiste 1996 mem mobilia The thirty- six painted panels installed within the Billings Bridge Transitway Station are to entertain ...

        • art
        • history
        • advertising
        • transit
        • bus station
        • public transpor...
        • billings bridge

        The Hamilton Naturalists' Club

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          Halifax Public Gardens

          HALIFAX PUBLIC GARDENS Opened to the public in 1875, these grounds united the 1837 Horticultural Society gardens with an adjacent civic garden created in 1867. The original design of ...

          • nova scotia
          • public gardens
          • halifax

          Fort Assumption

          South of here, at the highest part of the bluff, on Assumption Day, August 15, 1739, Fort Assumption was erected by Sieur de Bienville, French Governor of Louisiana. This was the first structure ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Frank Robinson

          • oakland
          • coliseum

          St. Mary's CathedralChapel and Diocesan House

          This church was founded on this site as an Episcopal Mission in 1857 and consecrated on Ascension Day in 1858 by James Otey, the 1st Bishop of Tennessee. It was designated as the Diocesan Cathedral ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Rufus Thomas Memorial

          Ambassador of Soul: The King of Rhythm and Blues; The Funkiest Chicken of the South. A star and veteran of service to this community. A man whose talents have endured and whose performances ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee