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Williams County Common Pleas

This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior   May 7, 1973   Donated by Bryan Historic Homes Association   Submitted ...

    Bryan Fountain

    THE BARD FAMILY FOUNDATIONDEDICATES THIS FOUNTAINTO THE COMMUNITY OF BRYAN, KNOWN AS "THE FOUNTAIN CITY" FOR ITS NUMEROUS ARTESIAN WELLS, IN HONOR OF THE BARD FAMILIES AND EMPLOYEESWHO ...

      G. Grant Brown Building

      G. Grant Brown Building   This building is dedicated to honor the memory of G. Grant Brown (1910-2001).   Throughout his long and active life, Grant consistently served the citizens of the City of ...

        Bryan's Air Mail Field

        Ohio Historical Marker   Bryan's Air Mail Field Here, on September 6, 1918, Bryan's Air Mail Field began operations as one of Ohio's first official airfields with the arrival of a survey flight ...

          Woodstock Manual Labor Institute

          Michigan Registered Historic Site   Woodstock Manual Labor Institute   Prior Foster, an Ohio Negro, began this school "in the woods" in 1844 and four years later it was incorporated. Designed to ...

            Bicentennial trees

            These Trees Honoring the Bicentennials of the Northwest Ordinance and the U.S. Constitution were Sponsored by Ohio's: Dept. of Natural Resources Nurserymen's Association Daughters of the ...

              Father of American Cavalry

              Ohio Historical Marker   Casimir Pulaski Father of American Cavalry   Pulaski and Pulaski Township in Williams County are named for Casimir Pulaski, a Polish cavalry officer who died to win ...

                South Melbourne Water Fountain

                Plaque reads: 'Presented to the citizens of South Melbourne by Councillor John Cockbill Mayor, 1898-9, 1899-00, 1909-10. Jany. 20, 1910 Submitted by: @IanThorp

                • melbourne
                • australia
                • water fountain
                • drinking founta...
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                Esther Redel and Lee Marsh

                In Honor of Esther RedelAnd Lee Marsh Together with many other Volunteers who Founded the Berkeley Richmond Jewish Community Center  1978

                • berkeley
                • california
                • bay area
                • jcc

                A Legacy of Winning

                A LEGACY OF WINNING LYNN O. "PAPPY" WALDORF HEAD COACH FOOTBALL 1947 - 1957 PRESENTED WITH LOVE AND RESPECT BY PAPPY'S BOYS PETE SCHARBARUM PROJECT CHAIR1994

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                • california
                • bay area
                • cal
                • pappy
                • football

                Class of 1923 Bridge

                • berkeley
                • california
                • bay area
                • cal
                • 1923
                • bridge

                Fought Its Way From Savage Isolation

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                • california
                • bay area
                • cal
                • holmes

                Shore Whalers

                1854  Monterey Shore Whalers  Captain J. P. Davenport organized the first shore whaling company which was followed in 1855 by seventeen Portuguese fishermen who started the "Old Company." Between ...

                • monterey
                • california
                • 1854
                • whaling
                • whales

                John Wayne's Gravestone

                Tomorrow is the most Important thing in life. Comes into us at midnight very clean. It's perfect when it arrives and it puts itself in our hands. It hopes we've learned something from ...

                • california
                • john wayne
                • tomorrow

                Sonny Carter Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory

                Sonny Carter Neutral Buoyancy Laboratory, Houston TX. Astronauts swim in 6.2 million gallons of water to simulate microgravity.Submitted by @Alka009er

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                • texas
                • neutral buoyanc...
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                Gravlagi I Kristkerken

                Submitted by @caddickbrown

                  In Loving Memory

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF  CONNIE MARY LEWIS 1926 TO 2006  AND EVAN LEWIS 1922 TO 2013 Submitted by @caddickbrown

                    Kristkerken

                    Submitted by @caddickbrown

                      Transamerica Redwood Park

                      TRANSAMERICA REDWOOD PARK  PROVIDED FOR THE ENJOYMENT OF OUR EMPLOYEES, TENANTS AND FRIENDS

                      • transamerica
                      • san francisco
                      • california
                      • bay area

                      Anderson Building

                      Anderson Building   Constructed ca. 1866 to house Sutliff Clothier. This typical commercial block held Hutson Bakery 1886–1893, Anderson Confectionary 1893–1913   Facade altered in early 20th Century ...

                      • anderson
                      • building
                      • sutliff
                      • hutson

                      Eldridge House Hotel

                      National Register of Historic Places The Eldridge House Hotel 7th and Massachusetts Street Built c. 1925 The Lawrence Preservation Alliance Submitted by: @shinton

                      • eldridge
                      • hotel
                      • nrhp
                      • lawrence
                      • kansas

                      825-827 Massachusetts Street

                      825–827 Massachusetts Street   Site of various Lawrence bakeries 1860s–1931 J.A. Keeler Stationery and Book Shop 1886–1909 Montgomery Ward Department Store 1931–1968 Wards combined 825 and 827 ...

                      • massachusetts
                      • street
                      • lawrence
                      • kansas

                      Watkins Land Mortgage Company and National Bank

                      Watkins Land Mortgage Company and National Bank Richardsonian Romanesque style building, designed by Cobb and Frost, architects, erected in 1888 for Lawrence financier, Jabez B. Watkins.   Housed ...

                      • watkins
                      • bank
                      • lawrence
                      • kansas
                      • city hall
                      • nrhp
                      • romanesque

                      Miller's Hall

                      Miller’s Hall   Built for Josiah Miller, Free State Party activist and Lawrence’s first State Senator.   Construction begun late 1850’s; partially destroyed during Quantrill’s raid; reconstruction ...

                      • miller
                      • hall
                      • free state
                      • lawrence
                      • kansas
                      • quantrill

                      Eldridge Hotel Cornerstone

                      1855 1857 HOTEL ELDRIDGE 1863 1925   Submitted by: @shinton

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                      • eldridge
                      • cornerstone

                      Free State Hotel

                      This marks the site of the Free State Hotel erected in 1855 by the New England Emigrant Aid Society. Destroyed by Sheriff Jones and his posse May 21, 1856 and rebuilt by Col. Schaler W. Eldridge. ...

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                      • hotel
                      • new england emi...
                      • quantrill
                      • rotary club
                      • eldridge

                      Lawrence Studio

                      Lawrence Studio   Constructed Late 1860’s Alexander Marks, jeweler, was an early occupant This building, now reflective of Mission Style, housed dry goods, drugs, and jewelry businesses and several ...

                      • lawrence
                      • kansas
                      • studio
                      • photography
                      • marks