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Jerry Bucklin Park

    Minerva Hamilton Hoyt

    MINERVA HAMILTON HOYT

    MINERVA HAMILTON HOYT "APOSTLE OF THE CACTI" HER TIRELESS EFFORTS TO ESTABLISH JOSHUA TREE NATIONAL MONUMENT CONTRIBUTED TO A HEIGHTENED APPRECIATION, NOT ONLY OF THE JOSHUA TREE, BUT OF THE ...

      Stephen Tyng Mather -- Joshua Tree

        Joshua Tree

          Johnny Ambeau

          In memory of Johnny Ambeau In assuming responsibility in keeping the spirit. In being an example of loyality. In loving the Spartans. He had no equal. 1948-1997

          In memory of Johnny Ambeau In assuming responsibility in keeping the spirit. In being an example of loyality. In loving the Spartans. He had no equal. 1948-1997

          • louisiana
          • east ascension ...
          • gonzales

          Salt Marsh Restoration at Soundview Park

          Salt marshes play a vital role in our coastal waters. These ecosystems protect the shoreline from erosion, filter pollutants from the water, and provide a rich wildlife habitat. In the past 400 ...

          Salt marshes play a vital role in our coastal waters. These ecosystems protect the shoreline from erosion, filter pollutants from the water, and provide a rich wildlife habitat. In the past 400 ...

          • bronx
          • soundview
          • soundview park
          • salt marsh
          • park

          Soundview Point

          CITY OF NEW YORKSOUNDVIEW POINT2009MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG, MAYORRUBEN DIAZ JR., BOROUGH PRESIDENTANNABEL PALMA, COUNCIL MEMBERADRIAN BENEPE, COMMISSIONERSPRINGHOUSE BRONX TEAM, DESIGNERS PARKS & ...

          CITY OF NEW YORKSOUNDVIEW POINT2009MICHAEL R. BLOOMBERG, MAYORRUBEN DIAZ JR., BOROUGH PRESIDENTANNABEL PALMA, COUNCIL MEMBERADRIAN BENEPE, COMMISSIONERSPRINGHOUSE BRONX TEAM, DESIGNERS PARKS & ...

          • bronx
          • soundview
          • soundview park
          • park
          • michael bloombe...
          • ruben diaz
          • annabel palma
          • adrian benepe
          • 2009

          Bronx River Greenway

          Bronx River Greenway Muskrat Cove From the river's banks, you can sometimes glimpse the muskrat for which this park is named. Woodland paths bring you close to the river in this secluded ...

          Bronx River Greenway Muskrat Cove From the river's banks, you can sometimes glimpse the muskrat for which this park is named. Woodland paths bring you close to the river in this secluded ...

          • bronx
          • soundview
          • soundview park
          • park
          • bronx river
          • bronx river gre...

          Home of Elizabeth Ann Seton

          THIS CHAPEL IS BUILT ON THE SITE OF THE HOME OF ELIZABETH ANN SETON. HER DAUGHTER, REBECCA WAS BORN HERE, THE SETONS LIVED HERE FROM 1801-1803 MRS. SETON, WIFE, MOTHER, EDUCATOR AND FOUNDRESS OF THE ...

          THIS CHAPEL IS BUILT ON THE SITE OF THE HOME OF ELIZABETH ANN SETON. HER DAUGHTER, REBECCA WAS BORN HERE, THE SETONS LIVED HERE FROM 1801-1803 MRS. SETON, WIFE, MOTHER, EDUCATOR AND FOUNDRESS OF THE ...

          • manhattan
          • downtown manhat...
          • state street
          • elizabeth ann s...
          • 1801
          • 1975
          • 1977

          Wood Rats

            Leather Britches

            Alias of Charles Smith.Sharpshooting outlaw who fought in 1912 Grabow Labor Riot. Killed during ambush.Buried face down.

            Alias of Charles Smith.Sharpshooting outlaw who fought in 1912 Grabow Labor Riot. Killed during ambush.Buried face down.

            • louisiana
            • legends and lor...
            • outlaw
            • pomeroy

            Sam Houston Jones

            Birthplace July 15, 1897LA Governor (1940-1944)He defeated Louisiana's

            Birthplace July 15, 1897LA Governor (1940-1944)He defeated Louisiana's "Long Machine" and delivered an honest administration. He restored respect for Louisiana.

            • louisiana
            • governor
            • politics

            Brookeland United Methodist Church

            Present Brookeland is located in an area served by pioneer Methodist preachers beginning in the 1840s. During that era, circuit riding preachers conducted worship services in local homes. Thomas ...

            Present Brookeland is located in an area served by pioneer Methodist preachers beginning in the 1840s. During that era, circuit riding preachers conducted worship services in local homes. ...

            • texas
            • church
            • religion

            Pineland

            Like many Sabine County communities, Pineland was established as a result of the arrival of the logging industry to the east Texas pine forests. A lumber camp was first recorded at this site along ...

            Like many Sabine County communities, Pineland was established as a result of the arrival of the logging industry to the east Texas pine forests. A lumber camp was first recorded at this site ...

            • texas
            • community

            San Augustine

            An early eastern gate to Texas, in area claimed in 1600's by both France and Spain. To back her claim, Spain in 1691 chartered from Mexico past this site El Camino Real (The King's Highway) and ...

            An early eastern gate to Texas, in area claimed in 1600's by both France and Spain. To back her claim, Spain in 1691 chartered from Mexico past this site El Camino Real (The King's Highway) ...

            • texas
            • town
            • county

            Lewis Hotel

            Following emancipation, African Americans struggled for equality, as public facilities, private businesses and neighborhoods were often segregated. When African Americans did find non-agricultural ...

            Following emancipation, African Americans struggled for equality, as public facilities, private businesses and neighborhoods were often segregated. When African Americans did find non- agricultural ...

            • texas
            • african america...
            • commerce

            Old Hollis Building

            Built 1889 by I.H. Hollis. Succeeded the imposing home (

            Built 1889 by I.H. Hollis. Succeeded the imposing home ("Yellow House") of John P. Border, merchant.Also on site was office of K.L. Anderson, last vice president of Republic.This structure escaped ...

            • texas
            • commerce

            Chapel Hill Cemetery

            The first recorded burial here is for Able Allison Lewis, a veteran of the American Revolution, in 1838. Oral tradition identifies his widow, Patsey Lewis, as giving land along El Camino Real for a ...

            The first recorded burial here is for Able Allison Lewis, a veteran of the American Revolution, in 1838. Oral tradition identifies his widow, Patsey Lewis, as giving land along El Camino Real for ...

            • texas
            • church
            • religion
            • cemetery revolu...

            The Thompson Family

            Dr. Samuel (1765-1843) and Precious Wofford (d. 1841) Thompson and their sons were among the earliest settlers of this area. Samuel Thompson served as alcalde of the San Augustine municipality and ...

            Dr. Samuel (1765-1843) and Precious Wofford (d. 1841) Thompson and their sons were among the earliest settlers of this area. Samuel Thompson served as alcalde of the San Augustine municipality and ...

            • texas
            • settlers
            • cemetery
            • revolutionary w...
            • texas revolutio...

            Las Boregas Camp Site

            Las Boregas Creek formed the eastern boundary of the 1794 Spanish land grant to Juan Ignacio Pifermo, making this grant the oldest in Sabine County. El Camino de los Tejas, a portion of El Camino ...

            Las Boregas Creek formed the eastern boundary of the 1794 Spanish land grant to Juan Ignacio Pifermo, making this grant the oldest in Sabine County. El Camino de los Tejas, a portion of El Camino ...

            • texas
            • colonial era

            Milam

            Founded in 1828as Red MoundNamed in 1835 forBenjamin Rush MilamSeat of justice ofSabine municipality, 1835;of Sabine County, 1837-58.Incorporated December 29, 1837.Internal Revenue postduring the ...

            Founded in 1828as Red MoundNamed in 1835 forBenjamin Rush MilamSeat of justice ofSabine municipality, 1835;of Sabine County, 1837-58.Incorporated December 29, 1837.Internal Revenue postduring the ...

            • texas
            • settlement
            • sabine county

            Milam

            The first known description of Milam was given by Stephen Fuller Austin in his diary as he camped along El Camino Real de los Tejas in 1821. Because of the town's close proximity to the trail, Milam ...

            The first known description of Milam was given by Stephen Fuller Austin in his diary as he camped along El Camino Real de los Tejas in 1821. Because of the town's close proximity to the trail, ...

            • texas
            • settlement
            • sabine county

            C.A. Nethery & Sons General Merchandise

            Charles Alexander Nethery, Sr. established a general merchandise near this site in 1880. Nethery married Amanda Francis Speights in 1884 and the couple had twelve children. When fire destroyed the ...

            Charles Alexander Nethery, Sr. established a general merchandise near this site in 1880. Nethery married Amanda Francis Speights in 1884 and the couple had twelve children. When fire destroyed the ...

            • texas
            • commerce

            The Milam Masonic Institute

            Many pioneers belonged to the Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, an order active in education. Among Masons settling in this area by 1845 were Republic of Texas leaders William Clark, James Gaines, ...

            Many pioneers belonged to the Ancient, Free and Accepted Masons, an order active in education. Among Masons settling in this area by 1845 were Republic of Texas leaders William Clark, James Gaines, ...

            • texas
            • masonic lodge

            John C. Hale

            John C. Hale, one of nine patriots killed at the Battle of San Jacinto, was born in Scott County, Virginia on April 3, 1806. He married Barshaba Miller in his home state in 1830, and by 1835 moved ...

            John C. Hale, one of nine patriots killed at the Battle of San Jacinto, was born in Scott County, Virginia on April 3, 1806. He married Barshaba Miller in his home state in 1830, and by 1835 moved ...

            • texas
            • texas revolutio...