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Fort Tryon Park Playground

THE SITE FOR THIS PLAYGROUND ADDITION TO FORT TRYON PARK WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY JOHN D ROCKEFELLER JR 1941Submitted by @lampbane

THE SITE FOR THIS PLAYGROUND ADDITION TO FORT TRYON PARK WAS PRESENTED TO THE CITY OF NEW YORK BY JOHN D ROCKEFELLER JR 1941Submitted by @lampbane

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • park
  • fort tryon
  • fort tryon park
  • playground

David Rockefeller Linden Terrace

FORT TRYON PARK IN RECOGNITION OF THE GENEROVS SVPPORT DAVID ROCKEFELLER HAS GIVEN TO THE FORT TRYON PARK TRVST ON THE OCCASION OF THE PARK'S 75 ANNIVERSARY THIS SITE IS HEREBY DEDICATED AS THE DAVID ...

FORT TRYON PARK IN RECOGNITION OF THE GENEROVS SVPPORT DAVID ROCKEFELLER HAS GIVEN TO THE FORT TRYON PARK TRVST ON THE OCCASION OF THE PARK'S 75 ANNIVERSARY THIS SITE IS HEREBY DEDICATED AS THE DAVID ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • fort tryon
  • fort tryon park
  • david rockefell...
  • 2010

Fort Tryon Park

FORT TRYON PARK THIS HISTORIC AREA AND ITS SVRROVNDINGS WERE DEVELOPED AND PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN 1935 BY JOHN D ROCKEFELLER JR THE ADJACENT HILLTOP AN OVTPOST OF FORT ...

FORT TRYON PARK THIS HISTORIC AREA AND ITS SVRROVNDINGS WERE DEVELOPED AND PRESENTED TO THE PEOPLE OF THE CITY OF NEW YORK IN 1935 BY JOHN D ROCKEFELLER JR THE ADJACENT HILLTOP AN OVTPOST OF FORT ...

  • new york
  • manhattan
  • fort tryon
  • fort tryon park
  • park

Epictetus

From this instant on, vow to stop disappointing yourself. Separate yourself from the mob. Decide to be extraordinary and do what you need to do- now. Epictetus, Roman Stoic

From this instant on, vow to stop disappointing yourself. Separate yourself from the mob. Decide to be extraordinary and do what you need to do- now. Epictetus, Roman Stoic "The Discourses", 108 AD ...

    Trinity College Medical School

    Trinity College Medical School in Cabbagetown. A school for 30 years, the building was a mattress factory for decades & later adapted to townhouses in the late 1970s. Submitted by @heritagetoronto.

    Trinity College Medical School in Cabbagetown. A school for 30 years, the building was a mattress factory for decades & later adapted to townhouses in the late 1970s. Submitted by @heritagetoronto.

      Alex Maclean Howard House, The Second Mile Club

      Submitted by @heritagetoronto.

      Submitted by @heritagetoronto.

        Freret's Folly / Plessy

          First Library Building, Livermore

          FIRST LIBRARY BUILDING BUILT 1878 LIVERMORE'S FIRST FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY OCCUPIED THIS BUILDING FROM 1878 UNTIL 1911 WHEN THE CARNEGIE LIBRARY WAS BUILT. COMMEMORATED BY CITY OF LIVERMORE HISTORIC ...

          FIRST LIBRARY BUILDING BUILT 1878 LIVERMORE'S FIRST FREE PUBLIC LIBRARY OCCUPIED THIS BUILDING FROM 1878 UNTIL 1911 WHEN THE CARNEGIE LIBRARY WAS BUILT. COMMEMORATED BY CITY OF LIVERMORE ...

            Taddle Creek History

            Prior to colonization, Toronto was teeming with waterways that flowed through marshes & forests. Small rivers like Taddle Creek played a vital role in the lives of Indigenous peoples as springtime ...

            Prior to colonization, Toronto was teeming with waterways that flowed through marshes & forests. Small rivers like Taddle Creek played a vital role in the lives of Indigenous peoples as ...

              Big Horn Basin

              Big Horn Basin in northwest Wyoming is bound on the west by the Beartooth and Absaroka Mountains, on the south are the Wind River and Owl Creek ranges, on the north the Pryor Mountains and on the ...

              Big Horn Basin in northwest Wyoming is bound on the west by the Beartooth and Absaroka Mountains, on the south are the Wind River and Owl Creek ranges, on the north the Pryor Mountains and on the ...

              • wyoming
              • big horn mounta...
              • u.s. 14a
              • big horn basin

              To the Officers and Soldiers Killed

              The granite memorial text (1881): To the officers and soldiers killed or who died of wounds received in action in the territory of Montana while clearing the District of the Yellowstone of Hostile ...

              The granite memorial text (1881): To the officers and soldiers killed or who died of wounds received in action in the territory of Montana while clearing the District of the Yellowstone of Hostile ...

              • custer national...
              • little big horn...
              • nez perce
              • montana
              • native american...
              • indian wars

              HOWARD HUGHES FLYING BOAT "THE SPRUCE GOOSE"

              HISTORICAL MECHANICALENGINEERING LANDMARK HUGHES FLYING BOAT (

              HISTORICAL MECHANICALENGINEERING LANDMARK HUGHES FLYING BOAT ("THE SPRUCE GOOSE")CONSTRUCTED: 1943-1946   ASSEMBLED: 1946-1947 DESIGNED AND BUILT BY HUGHES AIRCRAFT CO., THIS IS THE ...

              • military
              • airplanes
              • aviation
              • oregon

              42nd Street Station/8th Avenue Line

              MTA New York City Transit 42nd Street Station/8th Avenue Line Opened 1932 Rehabilitated 2003 George E. Pataki Governor, State of New York Peter S. Katikow Chairman, MTA Lawrence G. Reuter President, ...

              MTA New York City Transit 42nd Street Station/8th Avenue Line Opened 1932 Rehabilitated 2003 George E. Pataki Governor, State of New York Peter S. Katikow Chairman, MTA Lawrence G. Reuter President, ...

              • new york
              • manhattan
              • mta
              • subway
              • transit
              • 1932
              • 2003

              Ysabel Rita Bertolucci 1949 - 2012

              Ysabel Rita Bertolucci, 1949 - 2012 Librarian, colleague, and friend, Ysabel Bertolucci served Kaiser Permanente and the wider medical care community for more than thirty years. The Medical Library ...

              Ysabel Rita Bertolucci, 1949 - 2012 Librarian, colleague, and friend, Ysabel Bertolucci served Kaiser Permanente and the wider medical care community for more than thirty years. The Medical Library ...

                Church of Santa Cruz

                Photo by Fmgverzon - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=33172803

                Photo by Fmgverzon - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, https ://commons.wikimedia.org/w/index.php?curid=3317280 3

                  Ronald D. Nelson

                    Chief Crazy Horse

                    The text: Chief Crazy Horse Oglala War-Chief of the Sioux Nation Killed Near This Spot September 5, 1877 A great chief of heroic character. He fought to the last to hold his native land for the ...

                    The text: Chief Crazy Horse Oglala War-Chief of the Sioux Nation Killed Near This Spot September 5, 1877 A great chief of heroic character. He fought to the last to hold his native land for ...

                    • fort robinson
                    • nebraska
                    • crazy horse
                    • indian wars

                    Yankton Sioux Treaty of 1858

                    A 1907 Yankton Sioux monument commemorating the tribe's 1858 treaty by which it surrendered 11 million acres in southeastern South Dakota to the federal government for $1.6 million — about 13 cents ...

                    A 1907 Yankton Sioux monument commemorating the tribe's 1858 treaty by which it surrendered 11 million acres in southeastern South Dakota to the federal government for $1.6 million — about 13 cents ...

                    • yankton sioux
                    • south dakota
                    • charles mix cou...
                    • treaty of 1858
                    • native american...

                    The Ranger Tower

                    The Ranger Tower

                    The Ranger Tower "Dedicated to all Rangers Observers and Wardens who have watched over our forests" 2000 AD   Kermit E. Remele '43(Submitted by Alan R. Reno)

                    • forest ranger
                    • fire tower
                    • wanakea ny
                    • alan r reno
                    • forestry

                    Lillian Litzsey

                      Ice Center of San Jose

                        George Shirakawa, Sr.

                        GEORGE SHIRAKAWA, Sr.

                        GEORGE SHIRAKAWA, Sr. "In recognition of his tireless efforts from 1990 to 1994 to provide community recreation and quality youth activities."

                          Riverside Trail - The Unseen History of Riverside Park

                          WPA CampsitesIn the 1930's the idea of creating campsites to accommodate the rising influx of tourisits [sic] was booming in parks across the State. Tourists taking advantage of these affordable ...

                          WPA CampsitesIn the 1930's the idea of creating campsites to accommodate the rising influx of tourisits [sic] was booming in parks across the State. Tourists taking advantage of these affordable ...

                          • wpa
                          • parks
                          • campsite
                          • river
                          • logjam
                          • grand rapids
                          • michigan
                          • logging

                          Thorn Creek Woods

                          Thorn Creek Woods is dedicated to the memory of Mary Lou Marzuki, 1926-1984, whose skill, enthusiasm and integrity made possible the preservation of these woods as a natural heritage for all ...

                          Thorn Creek Woods is dedicated to the memory of Mary Lou Marzuki, 1926-1984, whose skill, enthusiasm and integrity made possible the preservation of these woods as a natural heritage for all ...

                          • thorn creek woo...
                          • park forest
                          • illinois
                          • chicagoland
                          • will county