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Black Mariners

Submitted by Ben Becker

    Henry Sherburne House

    Submitted by Ben Becker

      The North End: Deer Street

      Submitted by Ben Becker

        Centanni Way

        Submitted by Ben Becker

          Vlad Dracul

          In aceasta casa a locuit intre anii 1431-1435 domnitorul Tarii Romanesti VLAD DRACUL fiul lui Mircea cel Batrin Submitted by @petramatic

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          Forty-Year Episcopate

          ON THIS SITE  THEN OCCUPIED BY  TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH  WILLIAM INGRAHAM KIP  FIRST PROTESTANT EPISCOPAL BISHOP OF CALIFORNIA BEGAN HIS FORTY- YEAR EPISCOPATE  ON JANUARY 29, 1854 Submitted ...

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          J. E. H. MacDonald

          J. E. H MACDONALD 1873-1932  MacDonald, one of Canada's outstanding artists, lived here 1913-1932. Born in Durham, England, of Canadian parents,  he came with his family to Hamilton in 1887 Though  ...

            Sylvestri Terminal

              Joaquin Arcado Pagaza Ogmo Obispo de Veracruz

                Winship Building

                  In the Most Savage Naval Engagement at Close Quarters in History

                    Hesler Log House

                    Completed in 1856, the Hesler Log House typifies the first shelters built by early pioneers. Faced with acres of forest, they cleared their land, built a house with the timber, and planted crops. The ...

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                    Milwaukee Avenue Historic District

                    Submitted by @gkatz

                      Walter Venning

                      Walter Venning was an outstanding British philanthropist who spent many years in early XIX century helping to reform Russian prisons. His effort is remembered with this plaque in St Mary’s Church, ...

                        Jean de Lattre

                          One Hundred Years of Student Self- Government

                          THE ASSOCIATED STUDENTS OF  THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA  1887-1987  IN CELEBRATION OF ONE HUNDRED YEARS  OE STUDENT SELF-GOVERNMENT AT  THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA BERKELEY  FEBRUARY 28, 1987

                            The Original Hass Avocado Tree

                              Buckingham Gordon Building

                                Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature

                                The Manitoba Museum of Man and Nature was built as part of the celebration of Canada's centennial in 1967 and Manitoba's centennial in 1970.Financed by the Government of Canada, the Province ...

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                                Xerophytic Fern Display

                                  Judge C. R. Magney State Park

                                  "Our state parks are everyman’s country estate." Submitted by @gkatz

                                    THE HOUSE OF JOHN H. STEVENS

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

                                      The Ardis Furnace

                                      Inventor John T. Jones of Iron Mountain recognized the economic potential of the low-grade iron ore of the Upper Peninsula. He developed a method for processing the ore and built an ...

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                                      Delhi Bridge / Delhi Bridge

                                      The Delhi Bridge was one of many Pratt through truss iron bridges built to order by the Wrought Iron Bridge Company of Canton, Ohio, between 1876 and 1899 to span the Huron River. It was listed ...

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                                      Modesta Avila