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John F. Wight

IN MEMORY JOHN F. WIGHT ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR-1957-1970 HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO HERRICK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SURROUND YOU

IN MEMORY JOHN F. WIGHT ADMINISTRATIVE DIRECTOR-1957-1970 HIS ACCOMPLISHMENTS DURING TWENTY-TWO YEARS OF DEDICATED SERVICE TO HERRICK MEMORIAL HOSPITAL SURROUND YOU

    Freret's Folly

    This row of five once identical Greek Revival houses was erected in 1861 by New Orleans architect William A. Freret (1833-1911) as a speculative building project. The row was so-named after the Civil ...

    This row of five once identical Greek Revival houses was erected in 1861 by New Orleans architect William A. Freret (1833-1911) as a speculative building project. The row was so-named after the Civil ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • garden district
    • architecture

    Moore McNamara House

    Designed by noted architect Thomas Sully and built in 1892 for Irish-born, prominent banker Robert Moore Sr., this significant Garden District home bridges the transition of architectural styles from ...

    Designed by noted architect Thomas Sully and built in 1892 for Irish-born, prominent banker Robert Moore Sr., this significant Garden District home bridges the transition of architectural styles from ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • garden district
    • architecture

    The Sully Mansion

    The Sully Mansion was built in 1891 for prominent financier John Scott Rainey, his wife Georgia Pritchard Rainey, and their four daughters. It was designed by architect Thomas Sully (1855-1939) in ...

    The Sully Mansion was built in 1891 for prominent financier John Scott Rainey, his wife Georgia Pritchard Rainey, and their four daughters. It was designed by architect Thomas Sully (1855-1939) ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • garden district
    • architecture

    Summit Standpipe

    In 1897, a bond issue was approved for the construction of the Summit standpipe. Completed at a cost of $14.000 as part of the Summit Electric & Water Plant, the standpipe was the source of water for ...

    In 1897, a bond issue was approved for the construction of the Summit standpipe. Completed at a cost of $14.000 as part of the Summit Electric & Water Plant, the standpipe was the source of water for ...

    • mississippi
    • summit
    • pike county
    • utility

    Magnolia Memorial Tree Planting

    Started in 1943 Sponsored by Rotary Club, Garden Club, 20th Century Club

    Started in 1943 Sponsored by Rotary Club, Garden Club, 20th Century Club

    • mississippi
    • magnolia
    • civic
    • clubs

    Off-leash Cat Park

    Submitted by @tfswebb.

    Submitted by @tfswebb.

      Tina Smith Coyne

      Rest here-weary walker Enjoy the view with me. I found peace -- so shall ye TINA SMITH COYNE-494/01

      Rest here-weary walker Enjoy the view with me. I found peace -- so shall ye TINA SMITH COYNE-494/01

        Buddy Amos

        • train
        • wwii
        • patches
        • pima

        Ory Residence

        Edward

        Edward "Kid" Ory (1886), trombonist, saxophonist, composer & bandleader, lived here at 2135 Jackson Ave. from 1910 until 1916. He led the Woodlawn Band in Laplace, & his own band in N.O. He recorded ...

        • louisiana
        • new orleans
        • jazz
        • music

        Gene King

        Gene, a lifelong resident of Turkey Creek - Wisner, hosted the Franklin & Delta Country Music Oprys. He traveled the globe as bandleader with Roy Clark, Michael Landon, George Goober Lindsey, The ...

        Gene, a lifelong resident of Turkey Creek - Wisner, hosted the Franklin & Delta Country Music Oprys. He traveled the globe as bandleader with Roy Clark, Michael Landon, George Goober Lindsey, The ...

        • louisiana
        • music
        • franklin parish

        Rayville's African American School

        Founded in 1904, initially known as

        Founded in 1904, initially known as "The College.” Approved as a junior high in 1933. Became Rayville Colored School in 1936. Graduated first students in 1939 as a high school. Renamed ...

        • louisiana
        • education
        • african-america...

        John Nichol

        Honouring the bravery and sacrifice ofJohn Nicholof Armagn Fire Station, who gave his life in the line of duty at Upper English St. Armagh27th August 1976

        Honouring the bravery and sacrifice ofJohn Nicholof Armagn Fire Station, who gave his life in the line of duty at Upper English St. Armagh27th August 1976

        • northern irelan...
        • firefighter
        • hero

        Brian Boroimhe (Brian Boru)

        Brian Boru was born in County Clare during a time when Ireland was divided into kingdoms, ruled over by one High King or

        Brian Boru was born in County Clare during a time when Ireland was divided into kingdoms, ruled over by one High King or "Ard Rí". Brian Boru claimed the high kingship in 1001.When the ...

        • northern irelan...
        • county armagh
        • st. patrick's c...

        Owen and Eloise Luu

        "You are braver than you believe, and stronger and smarter than you think" Winnie the Pooh For Owen and Eloise Luu

          Grange Hall

            Kendall Alley

            Named for Bela Otis Kendall, a well-known businessman in Pasadena. 

            Named for Bela Otis Kendall, a well-known businessman in Pasadena.

            • pasadena
            • kendall buildin...
            • buildings

            The Ruth Dodsun Field

            Ruth Dodsun dedicated her life to the citizens of the City of Glendale. 

            Ruth Dodsun dedicated her life to the citizens of the City of Glendale.

            • glendale
            • baseball fields

            The Croton Fountain

            The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 This was the location of the Croton Fountain. It was fed by the Croton Aqueduct, which provided New York City with its first dependable supply of pure water. Considered ...

            The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 This was the location of the Croton Fountain. It was fed by the Croton Aqueduct, which provided New York City with its first dependable supply of pure water. Considered ...

            • new york
            • manhattan
            • city hall park
            • fountain
            • 1842
            • 1870
            • croton

            Shea Bridge

            SHEA BRIDGE   SHEA STADIUM 1964-2008   WILLIAM A. SHEA, A PROMINENT NEW YORK ATTORNEY, WAS THE DRIVING FORCE IN THE EFFORT TO BRING NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL BACK TO THE CITY AFTER THE BROOKLYN ...

            SHEA BRIDGE   SHEA STADIUM 1964-2008   WILLIAM A. SHEA, A PROMINENT NEW YORK ATTORNEY, WAS THE DRIVING FORCE IN THE EFFORT TO BRING NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL BACK TO THE CITY AFTER THE BROOKLYN ...

            • new york
            • queens
            • shea stadium
            • citifield
            • willets point
            • baseball
            • stadium
            • william shea
            • 2008

            R.J. Patterson

            1868-1930   Founder 'Catch-My-Pal' Temperance Association 1909. Minister of this Church 1892-1910.

            1868-1930   Founder 'Catch-My-Pal' Temperance Association 1909. Minister of this Church 1892-1910.

            • northern irelan...
            • temperance
            • great britian

            William Ulmer Brewery

            Vigelius & Ulmer's Continental Lagerbier BreweryErected A.D. 1872Submitted by @lampbane

            Vigelius & Ulmer's Continental Lagerbier BreweryErected A.D. 1872Submitted by @lampbane

            • new york
            • brooklyn
            • bushwick
            • brewery
            • william ulmer
            • 1872

            Mall Restoration Scheme

            • northern irelan...
            • park
            • great britain

            St. Patrick's Cathedral

            During the 5th century St. Patrick is said to have chosen this hill as the place to establish a fortified Christian site.According to tradition, he persuaded a local chieftain to hand over the land ...

            During the 5th century St. Patrick is said to have chosen this hill as the place to establish a fortified Christian site.According to tradition, he persuaded a local chieftain to hand over the land ...

            • northern irelan...
            • church
            • religion

            Eleanor Roosevelt Monument

            Eleanor Roosevelt Monument Riverside Park The monument by sculptor Penelope Jencks honors humanitarian and First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). Dedicated under the oak trees at 72nd Street ...

            Eleanor Roosevelt Monument Riverside Park The monument by sculptor Penelope Jencks honors humanitarian and First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). Dedicated under the oak trees at 72nd Street ...

            • eleanor rooseve...
            • riverside park
            • penelope jencks
            • joan of arc
            • lajos kossuth
            • ralph ellison
            • henry hudson
            • united nations