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Court Square Lighting

Improvements to Court Square's pedestrian and accent lighting during the 2004 park renovation were made possible through a generous donation from the Marriott SpringHill Suites and the Sleep Inn & ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Claremont Riding Academy

CLAREMONT RIDING ACADEMY LISTED ON THE NATIONAL REGISTER OF HISTORIC PLACES U.S. DEPARTMENT OF THE INTERIOR, APRIL 1980 BUILT IN 1892 IN THE ROMANESQUE REVIVAL STYLE, THE CLAREMONT RIDING ACADEMY IS ...

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Claremont Riding Academy

CLAREMONT RIDING ACADEMY BUILT IN 1892 As THE CLAREMONT STABLES, THIS BUILDING WAS DESIGNED BY FRANK A. ROOKE IN THE THEN-POPULAR ROMANESQUE REVIVAL STYLE, HERE CHARACTERIZED BY A ...

  • new york
  • nyc
  • riding
  • stables

Battle of Collierville

On Sunday October 11, 1863, the Confederate forces of Brigadier General James R. Chalmers, consisting of the 7th, 12th, 13th, and 14th Tennessee Cavalry, the 1st, 3rd, 5th, 12th and 18th Mississippi ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Finch Station Payphone

FINCH STATION PAYPHONE This booth contains a coin- operated telephone established on March 29, 1974. Hundreds of Torontonians have used this "payphone" to communicate with other telephones. To place ...

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  • telephone
  • change rooms
  • time machines
  • 1874

Of Similar Design

THIS BUILDING REPLACED A c1905 BRICK BUILDING, OF SIMILAR DESIGN, IN 2004, AFTER THE ORIGINAL BUILDING COLLAPSED. TWO SMALLER ADDITIONS TO THE ORIGINAL BUILDING, ONE CONSTRUCTED OF STONE, REMAIN ...

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Veterans Memorial Square

VETERANS MEMORIAL SQUARE  In honor of all the men and women who fought, gave their lives and remain missing in defense of the The United States of America and the ideals for which it stands. MAY ...

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  • wwi
  • wwii
  • korea
  • vietnam
  • desert shield
  • desert storm

Treue der Union Flagstaff

Treue der Union"This flagstaff erected in memory of the men who gave their lives rather that renounce an oath of allegiance to their newly adopted country, thus demonstrating a profound expression of ...

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Treue der Union Monument

"TREUE DER UNION" ("LOYALTY TO THE UNION") This German language monument, erected 1866, honors the memory of 68 men (mostly Germans) from this region who were loyal to the Union during the Civil ...

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Funeral of German Patriots at Comfort, Texas - August 20, 1865.

Funeral of German Patriots at Comfort, Texas - August 20, 1865. The procession of three hundred people, headed by the fathers of four of the victims, old men of sixty and seventy years, preceded the ...

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Dartmouth's Old Cannon

  OLD CANNON SAID TO HAVE BEEN MOUNTED ON THE SUMMER ESTATE OF SIR JOHN WENTWORTH AT PRESTON. PLACED HERE ABOUT 1800, AT WHICH TIME THIS CORNER PROPERTY, FORMERLY OWNED BY DAVID GRIEVE OF ...

  • nova scotia
  • dartmouth
  • cannon
  • nantucket
  • wentworth

Eunice Williams

Eunice Williams, wife of the Reverend John Williams "The Redeemed Captive" was killed at this place on March 1st, 1704, during the Deerfield Massacre. From https://www.instagram.com/p/BazFO_PHxi9/

    James Lick Observatory

    Submitted by @jqmcd

      The Bohemian Club's City Clubhouse

      WEAVING SPIDERS COME NOT HERE 1872 1909 1933 Bohemian ClubSubmitted by @tmccormick

      • bohemian club
      • spiders
      • owl
      • weaving
      • san francisco
      • 1872

      Eileen Cullen Memorial Park

      EILEEN CULLEN MEMORIAL PARK  BELOVED TEACHER FROM 1975 - 1983

      • berkeley

      The Trafalgar Way

      THE TRAFALGAR WAY TRURO - FIRST POST-HORSE CHANGE On Monday 21st October 1805 the Royal Navy decisively defeated a combined French and Spanish fleet off Cape Trafalgar on the south west coast of ...

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      • 1805

      Spanish American War

      Spanish War Veterans 1898-1902 Philippine Islands - Cuba - Puerto Rico - U.S.A. The Hiker Typifying The American Volunteer Who Fought Spain In Cuba, The Philippines, And Boxer Rebellion. Erected ...

      • shelby county
      • tennessee

      Sacco and Venzetti Defense Committee

      In May 1920, two Italian immigrants were arrested for the murder of two payroll guards in South Braintree. A group of friends and fellow anarchists organized a defense committee for the accused men, ...

      • boston
      • sacco
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      • 1920

      Palazzo Dei Priori

        Warren Inn

        WARREN INN  IN 1958 ON THIS HISTORIC SITE THE FIRST MOTEL EVER CONVERTED FORM A MOVIE THEATER AND LOCATED IN A SMALL COMMUNITY WAS OPENED. WARREN INN MNGMT GROUP 4 Submitted by @ivortossell

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        In the wall of the Moonah Pub

        A plaque on the exterior of the Moonah Hotel, Main Road, Moonah, Tasmania. It reads: THIS STONE WAS LAID BY MRS R SLAIT JUNE 7TH 1934 There seems to be little information about Mrs R Slait or why ...

          Mission Plaza

          Mission PlazaIn the 1950s, Kenneth Schwartz, then Planning of Architecture, began work in support of the creation of a "Mission Plaza". At that time, traffic on Monterey Street passed near ...

            Calapooia River Salmon Migration

            • brownsville
            • oregon
            • salmon

            In Loving Memory of Michael C Mayer

            "No act of kindness, no matter how small,is ever wasted."

              BM3 Chance Evans Post, United States Coast Guard, Operation Iraqi Freedom 2005

                Moyer House

                HISTORICAL MARKER  The Moyer House was built in 1881, in Italian Villa style, by J. M. Moyer, an early pioneer of Linn County. Donated in 1962 by the Hill Family Foundation to the Linn ...

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                • oregon
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                Alva Neal High School

                Alva Neal High School This was the site of the Franklin High School from 1909 through 1939 and housed grades 6, 7 and 8 until 1974. In 1928 the Franklin Schools Board of Trustees resolved: "That the ...

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