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Lincoln Transcontinental Highway

    Stoneymollan Road

      Stoneymollan Road This is an old coffin road that people used to carry their dead to consecrated ground to be buried. In the 19th century it was known as the Cross Stone Road as there was a stone ...

      Stoneymollan Road This is an old coffin road that people used to carry their dead to consecrated ground to be buried. In the 19th century it was known as the Cross Stone Road as there was a stone ...

      Nurtured by the Soil From Each State

      • sequoia
      • lincoln 10kstep...

      Valerie Carlson

      In loving memory of Valerie Carlson January 5, 1943 - March 24, 2018 Who helped make Corte Madera the great town it is today  

      In loving memory of Valerie Carlson January 5, 1943 - March 24, 2018 Who helped make Corte Madera the great town it is today

        The Donahue Line

          Railroad & Ferry Depot Museum

            "Mike" M. Kahn

            • tiberoner
            • tiberon

            Ligonier Valley School District, Pennsylvania Game Commission, Road versus Rail

            Submitted by @askceil

            Submitted by @askceil

            • doodlebug

            Holy Trinity Parish

              Submitted by @askceil

              Submitted by @askceil

              Powerful Glaciers Sculpted the Visible Landscape

              During the last ice age over ten thousand years ago, huge glaciers in the Sierra Nevada carved out many lakes in the land surrounding Lake Tahoe. Glaciers moved down the V-shaped canyons on Lake ...

              During the last ice age over ten thousand years ago, huge glaciers in the Sierra Nevada carved out many lakes in the land surrounding Lake Tahoe. Glaciers moved down the V-shaped canyons on ...

                Welcome to Angora Lookout

                Years before there was an established lookout, Forest Service fire spotters used Angora Ridge to watch for blazes in the Tahoe Basin forests. Prior to this lookout being built, wildfires burned ...

                Years before there was an established lookout, Forest Service fire spotters used Angora Ridge to watch for blazes in the Tahoe Basin forests. Prior to this lookout being built, wildfires ...

                  Baker Millennium House

                    Elvis Presley Fight Scene

                    Submitted by @Schreiberland

                    Submitted by @Schreiberland

                    • elvis
                    • fight
                    • karate

                    National and University's Library of Bosnia and Herzegovina

                    National LibrarySarajevoBosnia and HercegovinaEnglish plaque accompanying the Bosnian which reads: NA OVOM SU MJEsTU SRPSKI ZLOČINCI U NOĆI 25/26 8 1992. GODINE ZAPALILI NACIONALNUI UNIVERZITETSKU ...

                    National LibrarySarajevoBosnia and HercegovinaEnglish plaque accompanying the Bosnian which reads: NA OVOM SU MJEsTU SRPSKI ZLOČINCI U NOĆI 25/26 8 1992. GODINE ZAPALILI NACIONALNUI UNIVERZITETSKU ...

                    • #neverforget

                    Moving to the Minerals

                    Submitted by Matt Schultz

                    Submitted by Matt Schultz

                      Captain William Moore Cabin

                        Veterans' Memorial, Albany

                        • eaten
                        • celebrated
                        • danced
                        • magnificent bui...
                        • wwi
                        • 1932
                        • meyers

                        Pinecote Pavilion

                        Dedicated on November 23, 1986, the Pinecote Pavilion was built by the family of L.O. Crosby, Jr. (1907-1978) as a memorial to his legacy. Crosby was a noted forestry figure, philanthropist, and ...

                        Dedicated on November 23, 1986, the Pinecote Pavilion was built by the family of L.O. Crosby, Jr. (1907-1978) as a memorial to his legacy. Crosby was a noted forestry figure, philanthropist, and ...

                        • mississippi
                        • architecture
                        • arboretum

                        Picayune Colored High School

                        Picayune's first public high school for African Americans was established here in 1918. John Prentiss (J.P.) Johnson served as principal from 1943 to 1950, when a new school was constructed at ...

                        Picayune's first public high school for African Americans was established here in 1918. John Prentiss (J.P.) Johnson served as principal from 1943 to 1950, when a new school was constructed ...

                        • mississippi
                        • african america...
                        • education

                        Famous Prize Fight

                        FAMOUS PRIZE FIGHTWON BY JOHN MORRISSEY OVER 'YANKEE' SULLIVAN IN THIS AREA ON OCT. 5, 1653, LASTED 37 ROUNDS AND WA WITNESSED BY MORE THAN 3000 PERSONSSubmitted by @jherskowitz

                        FAMOUS PRIZE FIGHTWON BY JOHN MORRISSEY OVER 'YANKEE' SULLIVAN IN THIS AREA ON OCT. 5, 1653, LASTED 37 ROUNDS AND WA WITNESSED BY MORE THAN 3000 PERSONSSubmitted by @jherskowitz

                        • famous prize fi...
                        • fight
                        • prize fight
                        • 1653

                        The Class of 1925 Courtyard

                          In Memory of Gertrude Thompson

                          ON THE 15TH DAY OF APRIL,1978 5:20 PM. MRS. GERTRUDE THOMPSON WAS FATALLY INJURED BY A MOTORCAR 10 FEET NORTH OF THIS SPOT THIS PLAQUE IS GIVEN TO THE EARTH TO MEMORIALIZE HER TILL ETERNITY. HER ...

                          ON THE 15TH DAY OF APRIL,1978 5:20 PM. MRS. GERTRUDE THOMPSON WAS FATALLY INJURED BY A MOTORCAR 10 FEET NORTH OF THIS SPOT THIS PLAQUE IS GIVEN TO THE EARTH TO MEMORIALIZE HER TILL ETERNITY. HER ...

                          • given to the ea...
                          • till eternity
                          • her friends

                          City of Alameda Civic Center Parking Structure

                            Joaquin Miller, "Poet of the Sierras"

                            JOAQUIN MILLER,

                            JOAQUIN MILLER, "POET OF THE SIERRAS," RESIDED ON THESE ACRES, NAMED BY HIM "THE HIGHTS," FROM 1886 TO 1913. IN THIS BUILDING, KNOW AS THE ABBEY, HE WROTE "COLUMBUS" AND OTHER POEMS. THE ...

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                            • joaquin miller

                            Richmond Shipyards