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The Woman's Club of Beaumont

On January 18, 1895, Mrs. Hal W. Greer hosted a meeting at her home which resulted in the formation of this club. Present were Mrs. Greer's friends Mrs. E. C. Weiss, Mrs. T. A. Lamb, Miss Mary Lamb, ...

On January 18, 1895, Mrs. Hal W. Greer hosted a meeting at her home which resulted in the formation of this club. Present were Mrs. Greer's friends Mrs. E. C. Weiss, Mrs. T. A. Lamb, Miss Mary Lamb, ...

  • texas
  • fraternal organ...
  • women

The Clubhouse The Woman's Club of Beaumont

Early meetings of the Woman's Reading Club, now the Woman's Club of Beaumont, were conducted in area homes, churches, and public buildings until 1909, when this two-story frame clubhouse was built. ...

Early meetings of the Woman's Reading Club, now the Woman's Club of Beaumont, were conducted in area homes, churches, and public buildings until 1909, when this two-story frame clubhouse was built. ...

  • texas
  • fraternal organ...
  • women

Amphibians Of the Swamp

  • texas
  • swamp
  • animal
  • wildlife

Swamp Snakes

  • texas
  • wildlife
  • animals
  • swamp

Alligators

  • texas
  • swamp
  • animal
  • wildlife

Migrant Birds

  • texas
  • swamp
  • animal
  • wildlife

Blue Elbow Swamp

  • texas
  • swamp
  • animal
  • wildlife

Albemarle-Kenmore Terraces Historic District

NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION ALBEMARLE-KENMORE TERRACES HISTORIC DISTRICT   THE CHARMING RESIDENTIAL COURTS IN THIS DISTRICT WERE A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME WHEN THEY WERE BUILT FROM 1916 ...

NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION ALBEMARLE-KENMORE TERRACES HISTORIC DISTRICT   THE CHARMING RESIDENTIAL COURTS IN THIS DISTRICT WERE A SIGN OF THINGS TO COME WHEN THEY WERE BUILT FROM 1916 ...

  • brooklyn
  • flatbush
  • landmark
  • albemarle-kenmo...
  • historic distri...
  • federal style

Jennie Jerome (Lady Randolph Churchill)

IN THIS HOUSE IN JANUARY 1850 WAS BORN JENNIE JEROME LATER LADY RANDOLPH CHURCHILLSHE WAS THE MOTHER OF THE RT. HON. WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITAINANDSTAUNCH FRIEND OF THE ...

IN THIS HOUSE IN JANUARY 1850 WAS BORN JENNIE JEROME LATER LADY RANDOLPH CHURCHILLSHE WAS THE MOTHER OF THE RT. HON. WINSTON SPENCER CHURCHILL PRIME MINISTER OF GREAT BRITAINANDSTAUNCH FRIEND OF THE ...

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • jennie jerome
  • lady randolph c...
  • winston churchi...
  • 1850
  • 1952

The Secret Garden

The English Garden on Degraw Street, also known as The Secret Garden, was started by Christopher Adlington and Nat LaMar in 1973, and designed and tended by Mr. Adlington until his death June 13, ...

The English Garden on Degraw Street, also known as The Secret Garden, was started by Christopher Adlington and Nat LaMar in 1973, and designed and tended by Mr. Adlington until his death June ...

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • degraw street
  • secret garden
  • garden
  • christopher adl...
  • nat lamar
  • 1973
  • 2015
  • 2020

Nicolo & Salvatrice Guzzone

In tribute to Nicolo & Salvatrice Guzzone 1992 Submitted by @lampbane  

In tribute to Nicolo & Salvatrice Guzzone 1992 Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • tribute
  • nicolo guzzone
  • salvatrice guzz...
  • 1992

Bodie Fairfax Koffman

BODIE FAIRFAX KOFFMAN He loved the light in the trees and the wind in his hair   Submitted by @lampbane

BODIE FAIRFAX KOFFMAN He loved the light in the trees and the wind in his hair   Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • bench
  • park
  • bodie fairfax k...

Cobble Hill Historic District

Settled by Dutch farmers in the 1640's, the rural character of Cobble Hill began to change after 1836, when the Atlantic Avenue Ferry to Manhattan went into operation. The earliest buildings date ...

Settled by Dutch farmers in the 1640's, the rural character of Cobble Hill began to change after 1836, when the Atlantic Avenue Ferry to Manhattan went into operation. The earliest buildings ...

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • park
  • greek revival
  • new york commun...
  • historic distri...
  • cobble hill his...
  • 1640
  • 1836
  • 1880
  • 1971

Cornelius Heeney

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF CORNELIUS HEENEY FOUNDER OF THE BROOKLYN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY IN 1845 DIED MAY 6, 1848, ERECTED BY THE TRUSTEES MARK HAYES, PRESIDENT EDWARD J. BREENPAUL W. FRESEARTHUR J. ...

DEDICATED TO THE MEMORY OF CORNELIUS HEENEY FOUNDER OF THE BROOKLYN BENEVOLENT SOCIETY IN 1845 DIED MAY 6, 1848, ERECTED BY THE TRUSTEES MARK HAYES, PRESIDENT EDWARD J. BREENPAUL W. FRESEARTHUR J. ...

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • cornelius heene...
  • brooklyn benevo...
  • 1845
  • 1848
  • 1948

Public School 78

IN COMMEMORATION OF 100 YEARS 1888 - 1988   Submitted by @lampbane

IN COMMEMORATION OF 100 YEARS 1888 - 1988 Submitted by @lampbane

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • school
  • public school 7...
  • 1888
  • 1988

Ponkiesberg Fortification

NEAR THIS PLACE DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR STOOD THE PONKIESBERG FORTIFICATION FROM WHICH GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON IS SAID TO HAVE OBSERVED THE FIGHTING AT GOWANUS DURING THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND ...

NEAR THIS PLACE DURING THE REVOLUTIONARY WAR STOOD THE PONKIESBERG FORTIFICATION FROM WHICH GENERAL GEORGE WASHINGTON IS SAID TO HAVE OBSERVED THE FIGHTING AT GOWANUS DURING THE BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND ...

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • george washingt...
  • ponkiesberg for...
  • battle of long ...
  • battle of brook...
  • gowanus
  • 1776
  • 1926
  • south brooklyn ...

Cobble Hill Historic District

NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION COBBLE HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT COBBLE HILL IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY RICH DISTRICT, BOTH HISTORICALLY AND ARCHITECTURALLY. JENNIE JEROME, THE MOTHER OF WINSTON ...

NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION COBBLE HILL HISTORIC DISTRICT COBBLE HILL IS AN EXCEPTIONALLY RICH DISTRICT, BOTH HISTORICALLY AND ARCHITECTURALLY. JENNIE JEROME, THE MOTHER OF WINSTON ...

  • brooklyn
  • cobble hill
  • cobble hill his...
  • jennie jerome
  • richard upjohn
  • minard lafever

Ward Belmont College

WARD-BELMONT COLLEGE 1913-1951 In 1913, Belmont College (est. 1890) and Ward’s Seminary (est. 1865) merged to form Ward-Belmont College, a women’s junior college, preparatory school, and music ...

WARD-BELMONT COLLEGE 1913-1951 In 1913, Belmont College (est. 1890) and Ward’s Seminary (est. 1865) merged to form Ward-Belmont College, a women’s junior college, preparatory school, and music ...

    31-33 Middagh Street

    31-33 MIDDAGH STREET DOUBLE FRAME FEDERAL HOUSE CIRCA 1820 LISTED AS A PAINT STORE AND A MEN'S HAIRDRESSING PARLOR IN THE 1847/48 CITY DIRECTORYSubmitted by @lampbane

    31-33 MIDDAGH STREET DOUBLE FRAME FEDERAL HOUSE CIRCA 1820 LISTED AS A PAINT STORE AND A MEN'S HAIRDRESSING PARLOR IN THE 1847/48 CITY DIRECTORYSubmitted by @lampbane

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn height...
    • middagh street
    • federal
    • federal house
    • 1820
    • paint store
    • hairdressing
    • 1847
    • 1848

    The Packer Collegiate Institute

    THE PACKER COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE ESTABLISHED BY HARRIET PUTNAM PACKER AS A MEMORIAL TO HER HUSBAND WILLIAM SATTERLEE PACKER   CHARTERED AS AN INSTITUTION FOR THE ACADEMIC AND COLLEGIATE EDUCATION OF ...

    THE PACKER COLLEGIATE INSTITUTE ESTABLISHED BY HARRIET PUTNAM PACKER AS A MEMORIAL TO HER HUSBAND WILLIAM SATTERLEE PACKER   CHARTERED AS AN INSTITUTION FOR THE ACADEMIC AND COLLEGIATE EDUCATION OF ...

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn height...
    • packer collegia...
    • brooklyn female...
    • harriet putnam ...
    • william satterl...
    • 1859
    • 1854
    • 1907
    • 1945

    ABRAHAM & STRAUS (A & S)

    THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE HISTORIC SITE OF ABRAHAM & STRAUS   IN 1885, ABRAHAM ABRAHAM AND JOSEPH WECHSLER SELECTED THIS SITE AS THE HOME OF THE RETAIL ENTERPRISE THAT WOULD BECOME ABRAHAM AND ...

    THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE HISTORIC SITE OF ABRAHAM & STRAUS   IN 1885, ABRAHAM ABRAHAM AND JOSEPH WECHSLER SELECTED THIS SITE AS THE HOME OF THE RETAIL ENTERPRISE THAT WOULD BECOME ABRAHAM AND ...

    • macy's
    • a & s
    • department stor...
    • retail
    • abraham abraham
    • joseph wechsler
    • isador straus
    • nathan straus
    • brooklyn
    • downtown brookl...
    • fulton street
    • fulton mall

    Virginia Travell Weeks

    VIRGINIA TRAVELL WEEKS 1900 - 1981 PEDIATRICIAN - HUMANITARIAN   FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS   GIFT OF THE CRANBERRY STREET ASSOCIATION 1986   JOHN W. RHODEN, SCULPTOR CRANBERRY STREET ...

    VIRGINIA TRAVELL WEEKS 1900 - 1981 PEDIATRICIAN - HUMANITARIAN   FIFTY YEARS OF SERVICE IN BROOKLYN HEIGHTS   GIFT OF THE CRANBERRY STREET ASSOCIATION 1986   JOHN W. RHODEN, SCULPTOR CRANBERRY ...

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn height...
    • virginia travel...
    • 1900
    • 1981
    • cranberry stree...
    • 1986
    • john w. rhoden

    133 Clinton Street

    This house was the former home of the Brooklyn Excelsiors, baseball champions of the United States in 1860. Constructed in 1851, the building was once the Jolly Young Bachelors clubhouse. The ...

    This house was the former home of the Brooklyn Excelsiors, baseball champions of the United States in 1860. Constructed in 1851, the building was once the Jolly Young Bachelors clubhouse. ...

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn height...
    • new york commun...
    • brooklyn excels...
    • jolly young bac...
    • james creighton
    • baseball
    • civil war
    • 1860
    • 1851
    • 1974

    Brooklyn Heights Historic District

    NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION   BROOKLYN HEIGHTS HISTORIC DISTRICT   BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, WITH ITS ELEGANT PROMENADE AND DRAMATIC VIEW OF MANHATTAN, IS ONE OF THE MOST UNIFORMLY PRESERVED ...

    NEW YORK LANDMARKS PRESERVATION FOUNDATION BROOKLYN HEIGHTS HISTORIC DISTRICT   BROOKLYN HEIGHTS, WITH ITS ELEGANT PROMENADE AND DRAMATIC VIEW OF MANHATTAN, IS ONE OF THE MOST UNIFORMLY PRESERVED ...

    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn height...
    • brooklyn height...
    • 1814
    • robert fulton
    • hezekiah beers ...
    • greek revival
    • italianate
    • 1898
    • 1965

    Certified Wildlife Habitat

    National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat This property provides the four basic habitat elements needed for wildlife to thrive: food, water, cover and places to raise young. Submitted ...

    National Wildlife Federation Certified Wildlife Habitat This property provides the four basic habitat elements needed for wildlife to thrive: food, water, cover and places to raise young. Submitted ...

    • national wildli...
    • wildlife
    • habitat
    • wildlife habita...
    • brooklyn
    • brooklyn height...