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The Gunboat Diana

Embedded in the banks of Bayou Teche to the east of this site and visible from here are the boilers of the gunboat Diana. Originally a Federal vessel operating on the lower Teche, it was captured ...

  • louisiana
  • civil war

Battle of Irish Bend

April 14, 1863 Also called by the Confederates the battle of Nerson's Woods or Franklin. In the Teche campaign the Federals followed the retreating Confederates from Bisland. Units of the ...

  • louisiana
  • civil war

Franklin's Historic Lampposts

he original lampposts and neutral ground project began in 1915 under Mayor Charles Lauve. A 1916 ordinance prohibited chickens from walking on the boulevards, and "Do Not Hitch" appears on ...

  • louisiana

Hwy 40 Scenic Bypass -- Soda Springs Hotel

    St. Joseph Cemetery

    This cemetery was established in circa 1817 on the site of the original St. Joseph Church, a mission of Assumption. The Calvary - Grotto Shrine to Our Lady of Lourdes, erected in 1883 still stands ...

    • louisiana
    • cemetery

    Battle of Bisland

    April 12-13, 1863. General Nathaniel P. Bank’s Union army attacked Gen. Dick Taylor’s Confederate forces entrenched at Fort Bisland. Confederates repulsed each attack, but post evacuated when Union ...

    • louisiana
    • civil war

    Donelson Caffery

    (1835-1906) Site of home of Donelson Caffery, courageous soldier of the Confederacy; distinguished lawyer and sugar planter of St. Mary Parish; able and uncompromising member of United States Senate ...

    • louisiana

    Donner Summit Bridge

    DONNER SVMMIT BRIDGE DEDICATED TO THE PIONEERS WHO BLAZED THE OVERLAND TRAIL THROUGH THESE MOUNTAINS BVILT BY THE U.S. BVREAV OF PVBLIC ROADS AND THE 1926 CALIFORNIA HIGHWAY COMMISSION ...

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    • 1926
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    • donner

    1926 Donner Summit Bridge Restored1995

    1926 DONNER SUMMIT BRIDGERESTORED 1995 REDIDICATED AUGUST 22, 1996NEVADA COUNTY HISTORICAL LANDMARK COMMISSION The original plaque is located at the Donner Summit Historical Society.

    • donner
    • bridge
    • soda springs

    Morgan's Bar & Lounge

    Morgan's Bar Donated by John Lineweaver  Renovated by Daniel Zimmerlin  With the support and help of the Members and Staff of the Berkeley City Club and Conservancy 2018 Photo credit: Madison August

    • berkeley
    • julia morgan
    • 2018

    Jorge Matute Remus

    By AlejandroLinaresGarcia - Own work, CC BY-SA 4.0, Link

    • 99pi
    • guadalajara
    • moving building...

    Giosue Carducci Spent His Cildhood Here

    Giosuè Alessandro Giuseppe Carducci was an Italian poet and teacher. He was very influential and was regarded as the official national poet of modern Italy Submitted by: @IanThorp

    • italy
    • italian
    • poet
    • tuscany

    Tun Tavern

      O'Neill Museum

        Plaque

        From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by chrisinplymouth, full page.License is Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

          Architectural Innovation

          The Cotton Growers Association Building, built in 1936, was used for years in advertisements for the Portland Cement Association as an example of the outstanding designs that could be achieved ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Confederate History Of Memphis

          This bluff was fortified by Gen. Pillow in May 1862. Thirtyseven companies were equipped here for the Confederate service. The Confederate Ram, Arkansas, one of the first iron clad battleships in the ...

          • shelby county
          • tennessee

          Veterans’ Memorial

            Sechelt Marsh

            @readtheplaque The Sechelt Marsh https://t.co/sHcmWU5zz6 TweetSubmitted by @robertdall

              Captain George Vancouver, R.N. Camped and Gave Gower Point its Name

              Submitted by @robertdall

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              • gower point

              Fort Snelling

              THESE 141 ACRES WERE TRANSFERRED FROM THE THE FEDERAL GOVERNMENT TO THE STATE OF MINNESOTA AUGUST 17, 1971.  Submitted by @evanrobertsnz

                Melbourne Town Hall

                Plaque reads: 'MELBOURNE TOWN HALL This building, designed by Reed and Barnes, Architects, was begun in 1867 on the site of the original Melbourne Town Hall. The clocktower, completed in 1869, was ...

                • melbourne
                • australia
                • victoria
                • civic
                • architecture
                • town hall

                Memorial to Constable Angela Taylor

                Constable Angela Rose Taylor 24274 aged 21 years, City Watch-House, who died on the 20th April 1986 as a result of injuries received when a car bomb exploded outside the Russell St Police Complex ...

                  A Tribute to Randall G. Sanders

                  A Tribute to Randall G. Sanders who tried to save Miranda Jaramillo, 11,from drowning at San Acacia Dam on Jun 7, 1992 "AND THERE ARE NO MINOR HEROS" 3/28/59 - 6/7/92

                  • death

                  Ma Lin Kaun-Hung