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Paramount Building

Submitted by @Ritterton

Submitted by @Ritterton

    Hoboken Terminal Ferry Main Waiting Room

    Submitted by @Ritterton

    Submitted by @Ritterton

      Chochenyo Ohlone in the Territory of Huichuin

        Aaron Burr Death Site

        On this site stood the Saint James Hotel built shortly after The American Revolution. Aaron Burr died here September 14, 1836.

        On this site stood the Saint James Hotel built shortly after The American Revolution. Aaron Burr died here September 14, 1836.

          Stillorgan Intake and Tunnel Main Contract Dun Laoghaire Water Supply Improvement Scheme

            Alaska Arbor Day

              Le Senat dans la Republique

                Le Jardin du Luxembourg

                  Le Lion Des Cavernes du Lot

                    Remnants of a Shipbuilding Past

                      Allendale Fire

                      At this location, on Sept. 4, 1925, the most disatrous [sic] fire in Shreveport's history erupted when a hot water heater exploded. Although Fire Station No. 4 was located across the street, a broken ...

                      At this location, on Sept. 4, 1925, the most disatrous [sic] fire in Shreveport's history erupted when a hot water heater exploded. Although Fire Station No. 4 was located across the street, a broken ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • caddo parish
                      • fire
                      • disaster

                      McNeill St. Pump Station

                      Built 1887 as city's first waterworks. Contains original equipment in working order. Only example of its sort remaining in the United States of America, according to Smithsonian Institution. Declared ...

                      Built 1887 as city's first waterworks. Contains original equipment in working order. Only example of its sort remaining in the United States of America, according to Smithsonian Institution. Declared ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • historic landma...

                      St. Paul's Methodist Church

                        Founded 1865. Previous St. Paul's church building built 1889 and located on Caddo Street in the low lying area to it which gave it's name: St. Paul's Bottoms. Present Gothic Revival style building ...

                        Founded 1865. Previous St. Paul's church building built 1889 and located on Caddo Street in the low lying area to it which gave it's name: St. Paul's Bottoms. Present Gothic Revival style building ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shrevepot
                      • church
                      • religion
                      • african-america...

                      Old Municipal Building

                      Built 1924 to house Police department and City Court. Excellent example of early 20th century Neo-Classic/Federal architecture. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1982.

                      Built 1924 to house Police department and City Court. Excellent example of early 20th century Neo-Classic/Federal architecture. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1982.

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • architecture

                      Chamber Plaza

                      Built 1922, under the administration of Mayor John McWilliams Ford, to house Shreve Memorial Library. Designed by J. P. Annan in style of Roman Villa. Remained in use as central public library for ...

                      Built 1922, under the administration of Mayor John McWilliams Ford, to house Shreve Memorial Library. Designed by J. P. Annan in style of Roman Villa. Remained in use as central public library for ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • architecture
                      • commerce

                      Shreve Memorial Library

                      Built 1911 as Federal Court House and Post Office, expanded in 1931. Remained in use as federal Building until 1972. Has housed Shreve Memorial Library's central branch since 1970s. Listed in ...

                      Built 1911 as Federal Court House and Post Office, expanded in 1931. Remained in use as federal Building until 1972. Has housed Shreve Memorial Library's central branch since 1970s. Listed ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • architecture
                      • public library
                      • library

                      World's First Shriners Hospital

                      Established on this site September 16, 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Shreveport became the world's first Shriners Hospital. In 1986, the original building was replaced with a new facility. ...

                      Established on this site September 16, 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Shreveport became the world's first Shriners Hospital. In 1986, the original building was replaced with a new facility. ...

                      • louisiana
                      • hospital
                      • children
                      • shriners

                      Caddo Parish Courthouse

                      Third Courthouse to occupy site since 1860. First Courthouse on site served as Louisiana's Confederate Statehouse during Civil War. Present Courthouse designed by Neild & Somdal architectural firm. ...

                      Third Courthouse to occupy site since 1860. First Courthouse on site served as Louisiana's Confederate Statehouse during Civil War. Present Courthouse designed by Neild & Somdal architectural firm. ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • courthouse
                      • architecture

                      Beyond A Reasonable Doubt

                      When the Caddo Parish Courthouse was built in 1926 it was the third one erected on this same plot of land and cost $1,2500,000. At the time of its dedication on April 21, 1928 it was debt free, paid ...

                      When the Caddo Parish Courthouse was built in 1926 it was the third one erected on this same plot of land and cost $1,2500,000. At the time of its dedication on April 21, 1928 it was debt free, paid ...

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • movie
                      • film location

                      Scottish Rite Cathedral

                      Designed by local architect Edward Neild who was an active member of the Shreveport Scottish Rite. It was built 1917. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

                      Designed by local architect Edward Neild who was an active member of the Shreveport Scottish Rite. It was built 1917. Listed in the National Register of Historic Places in 1986.

                      • louisiana
                      • shreveport
                      • fraternal
                      • architecture

                      Ishman Colma Carac Yonahi Acho Isha Hachche Ahmush Owahto Harwec Irshah

                        Magnolia Drive Dock

                          Charles Dickens in Hull

                          Submitted by @hulltourguide

                          Submitted by @hulltourguide

                            FIRST PUNTA GORDA HOME SITE

                            • goats
                            • hurricane
                            • 1876
                            • shellmound
                            • shell mound

                            Leading Manufacturer of "Ready Made" Coffins

                            Submitted by @chicagobars

                            Submitted by @chicagobars