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September 11, 2001 -- Emma E. Booker Elementary

September 11, 2001This Plaque Designates the Site Where President George W. Bush Learned Of The Terrorist Attacks On Our Country

September 11, 2001This Plaque Designates the Site Where President George W. Bush Learned Of The Terrorist Attacks On Our Country

    War of 1812 British Raid Hopkinton NY

              British RaidIn Feb. 1814, British troopsraided this village, seizing   300 barrels of flour ofU.S. Gov. and stored in barnsof Col. Hopkins near the brookState Education Department ...

              British RaidIn Feb. 1814, British troopsraided this village, seizing   300 barrels of flour ofU.S. Gov. and stored in barnsof Col. Hopkins near the brookState Education ...

    • war
    • raid
    • war of 1812
    • hopkinton
    • military
    • 1814
    • alan r reno

    Skevington Crossing

    • 1990
    • 1997
    • flood
    • 2001
    • suspension brid...

    Ohlone Park Mural

      Sea and Skyline

        Rear Admiral Daniel Judson Callaghan

          Julie Weir

            Alaska Airlines

              Harnessing of the Atom Totem Pole

                First Chartered College in California

                This plaque marks the original site of the first Chartered College in California. It was Chartered as the California Wesleyan College on July 10, 1851. The following year the name was changed to ...

                This plaque marks the original site of the first Chartered College in California. It was Chartered as the California Wesleyan College on July 10, 1851. The following year the name was changed ...

                • santa clara
                • california
                • ca
                • college
                • university

                Tulane Stadium

                Tulane Stadium was the original home of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints from 1967-1974. The Saints' first regular season game was held on September 17, 1967. Most notable for John ...

                Tulane Stadium was the original home of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints from 1967-1974. The Saints' first regular season game was held on September 17, 1967. Most notable for John ...

                • louisiana
                • sports
                • new orleans

                H. Sophie Newcomb College

                Founded 1886 as the Coordinate Women's College of Tulane University by Josephine Louise Le Mommier Newcomb (1816-1901) in memory of her daughter Harriott Sophie Newcomb (1855-1870). Originally ...

                Founded 1886 as the Coordinate Women's College of Tulane University by Josephine Louise Le Mommier Newcomb (1816-1901) in memory of her daughter Harriott Sophie Newcomb (1855-1870). ...

                • louisiana
                • education
                • arts

                Louisiana Memorial United Methodist Church - The Cradle of Louisiana Methodism

                In 1805, Elisha W. Bowman was sent as a Missionary to Louisiana by Bishops Whatcoat and Asbury, reaching Appelousas territory in late 1805. He organized a Methodist Society in Opelousas early in ...

                In 1805, Elisha W. Bowman was sent as a Missionary to Louisiana by Bishops Whatcoat and Asbury, reaching Appelousas territory in late 1805. He organized a Methodist Society in Opelousas early in ...

                • louisiana
                • church

                Atchafalaya Floodway - Henderson

                Annual flooding in the Acthafalaya Basin provides an ideal crawfish habitat. Today, most of Louisiana's crawfish production comes from farms, but the Basin still leads in the production of ...

                Annual flooding in the Acthafalaya Basin provides an ideal crawfish habitat. Today, most of Louisiana's crawfish production comes from farms, but the Basin still leads in the production ...

                • louisiana
                • wildlife
                • environment

                Community Confluence

                Artist Bill FrymireCompleted: June 2019Celebrating place and community, this monumental mosaic shows a topographical view of the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers set in an abstract ...

                Artist Bill FrymireCompleted: June 2019Celebrating place and community, this monumental mosaic shows a topographical view of the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers set in an ...

                • kamloops
                • art
                • bc
                • community
                • aluminium

                Louisiana Memorial Methodist Church

                The first Methodist Church in Louisiana began here in 1805 and is called

                The first Methodist Church in Louisiana began here in 1805 and is called "The Cradle of Louisiana Methodism."The first conference of Louisiana Methodists convened here in 1847.

                • louisiana
                • church

                Mississippi River - Morganza Floodway

                Mississippi River levee breeches in the Morganza area between 1780 and 1890 resulted in 15 major floods affecting Pointe Coupée Parish and all those to the south as far as the Gulf of Mexico. ...

                Mississippi River levee breeches in the Morganza area between 1780 and 1890 resulted in 15 major floods affecting Pointe Coupée Parish and all those to the south as far as the Gulf of ...

                • louisiana
                • environment

                Last Spike

                Here was driven the Last Spike completing Canadian Pacific Railway from ocean to ocean November 7, 1885  submitted by Paul Mackey

                Here was driven the Last Spike completing Canadian Pacific Railway from ocean to ocean November 7, 1885  submitted by Paul Mackey

                • railway
                • cpr
                • canada
                • bc
                • craigellachie

                Red Lion Inn

                Submitted by @theonlymfkirke.

                Submitted by @theonlymfkirke.

                  Bewell's Cross

                  Submitted by @theonlymfkirke  

                  Submitted by @theonlymfkirke

                    William Keith Old Master of California

                    WILLIAM KEITH 1838 - 1911  OLD MASTER OF CALIFORNIA  FROM 1885 TO THE END OF HIS LIFE  HIS HOME STOOD ABOUT FIFTY YARDS  EAST OF THIS SPOT 

                    WILLIAM KEITH 1838 - 1911  OLD MASTER OF CALIFORNIA  FROM 1885 TO THE END OF HIS LIFE  HIS HOME STOOD ABOUT FIFTY YARDS  EAST OF THIS SPOT "HE WHO IS A BLESSING FOR HIS TIME IS  A BLESSING FOR ALL ...

                    • east of this sp...
                    • fifty yards
                    • old master

                    Dianna and Mayor Peggy Thomsen

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF  DIANNA THOMSEN  1963-2002  AND  MAYOR PEGGY THOMSEN  1940-2014 

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF  DIANNA THOMSEN  1963-2002 AND  MAYOR PEGGY THOMSEN  1940-2014

                      Nicolet Watch Tower

                        Grand Hotel

                        GRAND HOTEL opened 1887 Alphonzo F. Howe architect ...Charles W. Caskey contractor ...CLASSICAL DESIGN THAT WILL LIVE FOREVER

                        GRAND HOTEL opened 1887 Alphonzo F. Howe architect ...Charles W. Caskey contractor ...CLASSICAL DESIGN THAT WILL LIVE FOREVER

                        • classical desig...
                        • live forever

                        George Villiers

                        IN  THIS HOUSE  GEORGE VILLIERS  DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM  WAS ASSASSINATED BY  JOHN FELTON  23. AUG. 1628.  Submitted by @theonlymfkirke  

                        IN  THIS HOUSE  GEORGE VILLIERS  DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM  WAS ASSASSINATED BY  JOHN FELTON  23. AUG. 1628.  Submitted by @theonlymfkirke