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In Memory of William B. Duryee

In Memory of William B. Duryee*First agricultural teacher, 1913-1914*First agricultural agent, 1914-1917*Sec. of Agriculture, State of New Jersey, 1925-1937*Member of Monmouth County Planning Board, ...

In Memory of William B. Duryee*First agricultural teacher, 1913-1914*First agricultural agent, 1914-1917*Sec. of Agriculture, State of New Jersey, 1925-1937*Member of Monmouth County Planning Board, ...

  • new jersey
  • monmouth county
  • holmdel townshi...
  • holmdel county ...

Destrehan Plantation - 1811 Slave Revolt

Destrehan Plantation is located on the 1811 Slave Revolt Trail approximately midway between the start at the 1811 Kid Ory Historic House and the ending points of the revolutionary march near Kenner, ...

Destrehan Plantation is located on the 1811 Slave Revolt Trail approximately midway between the start at the 1811 Kid Ory Historic House and the ending points of the revolutionary march near Kenner, ...

  • louisiana
  • st. charles par...
  • 1811 slave revo...
  • civil rights

1811 Kid Ory Historic House - 1811 Slave Revolt

The first bloodshed in the 1811 Slave Revolt Occurred within the walls of 1811 Kid Ory Historic House. The room where the initial unrest likely happened is furnished as it would have looked in 1811. ...

The first bloodshed in the 1811 Slave Revolt Occurred within the walls of 1811 Kid Ory Historic House. The room where the initial unrest likely happened is furnished as it would have looked in 1811. ...

  • louisiana
  • st. john the ba...
  • laplace
  • civil rights
  • 1811 slave revo...

Historic Riverlands - 1811 Slave Revolt

Historic Riverlands Church is located in Reserve, a few miles upriver from where the Slave Revolt began in 1811. In 2005, this site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of ...

Historic Riverlands Church is located in Reserve, a few miles upriver from where the Slave Revolt began in 1811. In 2005, this site was listed on the National Register of Historic Places because of ...

  • louisiana
  • reserve
  • st. john the ba...
  • civil rights
  • 1811 slave revo...

Natchez in the Center of Slavery - Forks of the Road

Slavery is central to American history. The labor of enslaved African Americans built much of the nation’s wealth and enabled it to gain its economic independence. The enslavement of people also ...

Slavery is central to American history. The labor of enslaved African Americans built much of the nation’s wealth and enabled it to gain its economic independence. The enslavement of people also ...

  • mississippi
  • slavery
  • civil rights

The Business of Slavery - Forks of the Road

Fueled by the closing of the interstate slave trade into Louisiana from 1831 through 1834, traders began flooding Natchez with their human cargo. With the increasing trader activity, Natchez ...

Fueled by the closing of the interstate slave trade into Louisiana from 1831 through 1834, traders began flooding Natchez with their human cargo. With the increasing trader activity, Natchez ...

  • mississippi
  • slavery
  • civil rights

The Forced Migration - Forks of the Road

The Forks of the Road market served as a nexus of the largest forced migration of labor in American history.Between 1800 and 1860 more than 750,000 enslaved African-Americans were moved from the ...

The Forks of the Road market served as a nexus of the largest forced migration of labor in American history.Between 1800 and 1860 more than 750,000 enslaved African-Americans were moved from ...

  • mississippi
  • slavery
  • civil rights

The Collapse of the Trade - Forks of the Road

The Forks of the Road was a bustling depot trading in human flesh when Mississippi, in 1837, enforced its ban on the out-of-state slaves, curtailing the markets for a period. When the law was ...

The Forks of the Road was a bustling depot trading in human flesh when Mississippi, in 1837, enforced its ban on the out-of-state slaves, curtailing the markets for a period. When the law was ...

  • mississippi
  • slavery
  • civil rights

Howard High School

    Clifford Brown

      Old Mill Stone

        Isaac Ben Greggs

        Isaac Ben Greggs  1929-2014 Band Director Southern University, Baton Rouge 1969-2005 Louisiana Black History Hall of Fame, 2013

        Isaac Ben Greggs  1929-2014 Band Director Southern University, Baton Rouge 1969-2005 Louisiana Black History Hall of Fame, 2013"The most important thing is not teaching the music, teaching ...

        • louisiana
        • baton rouge
        • southern univer...
        • the human jukeb...

        Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church

        Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church was organized in 1921 by Bishop Theodore DuBose Bratton, the third Bishop of Mississippi. In 1992 the congregation constructed a new sanctuary at this location under ...

        Saint Pierre's Episcopal Church was organized in 1921 by Bishop Theodore DuBose Bratton, the third Bishop of Mississippi. In 1992 the congregation constructed a new sanctuary at this location ...

        • mississippi
        • gautier
        • church
        • religion

        Jimmy Buffett

        James William Buffett, known to the entertainment world as Jimmy Buffett, was born in Pascagoula on December 25, 1946. He and his family lived at his location on Roosevelt Street. Jimmy spent his ...

        James William Buffett, known to the entertainment world as Jimmy Buffett, was born in Pascagoula on December 25, 1946. He and his family lived at his location on Roosevelt Street. Jimmy spent ...

        • mississippi
        • jackson county
        • jimmy buffett
        • parrothead

        Waypoint: George A. Wyman, 1st Across America

        The plaque text speaks for itself. We happened across this spot, along Interstate 80 west of California's Donner Summit, at the beginning of a road trip to see the August 2017 solar eclipse (our ...

        The plaque text speaks for itself. We happened across this spot, along Interstate 80 west of California's Donner Summit, at the beginning of a road trip to see the August 2017 solar eclipse (our ...

        • george a. wyman
        • road trips
        • motor vehicles
        • motorcycles

        Florence E. Turek Memorial Garden

        Florence E. TurekMemorial GardenDedicated 1995Christian, Wife, Mother, FriendScientist, Teacher, Gardener.1919-1992Submitted by: Shane McDonald

        Florence E. TurekMemorial GardenDedicated 1995Christian, Wife, Mother, FriendScientist, Teacher, Gardener.1919-1992Submitted by: Shane McDonald

          Mitakuye Oyasin (We Are All Related)

          Mitakuye Oyasin (We Are All Related) This sculpture represents hope for reconciliation, dignity, and respect for all the human race. The earth itself is in the shape of a hoop or circle of life. The ...

          Mitakuye Oyasin (We Are All Related) This sculpture represents hope for reconciliation, dignity, and respect for all the human race. The earth itself is in the shape of a hoop or circle of life. The ...

            Patsy Ann: her statue

            Patsy Ann: her statueFifty years after her death, this bronze statue was installed on the docks and Patsy Ann once again became the Official Greeter of Juneau, Alaska.Fifty years after Patsy Ann met ...

            Patsy Ann: her statueFifty years after her death, this bronze statue was installed on the docks and Patsy Ann once again became the Official Greeter of Juneau, Alaska.Fifty years after Patsy Ann ...

              The Richard Rodgers School of the Arts and Technology

              Plaque has music and lyrics to a song from the King and I and dedication to Richard Rodgers who attended the school from 1911 to 1916.

              Plaque has music and lyrics to a song from the King and I and dedication to Richard Rodgers who attended the school from 1911 to 1916.

              • richard rodgers
              • p.s. 166

              Patsy Ann: her history

              Patsy Ann: her historyBecause of Patsy Ann's unerring sense of the imminent arrival of each ship and her faithful welcome at the dock, Mayor Isadore Goldstein dubbed her,

              Patsy Ann: her historyBecause of Patsy Ann's unerring sense of the imminent arrival of each ship and her faithful welcome at the dock, Mayor Isadore Goldstein dubbed her, "Official Greeter of Juneau, ...

                A.M. Bohnert Rice Plantation Pump No. 2 Engine

                 From the 19th century to present day, the economy of Arkansas County has been based on agriculture, especially rice farming. An essential part of rice farming is having enough water at the right ...

                 From the 19th century to present day, the economy of Arkansas County has been based on agriculture, especially rice farming. An essential part of rice farming is having enough water at the right ...

                • arkansas
                • farming
                • rice
                • fairbanks morse

                John C. Helmick

                  Trincas

                  Rotary Club of Calcutta TRINCAS Trincas debuted at its present location on Park Street as a tea-room and bakery in 1939. In 1959 Om Prakash Puri and Ellis Joshua acquired Trincas and converted it to ...

                  Rotary Club of Calcutta TRINCAS Trincas debuted at its present location on Park Street as a tea-room and bakery in 1939. In 1959 Om Prakash Puri and Ellis Joshua acquired Trincas and converted it ...

                    Nevada City

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                      Ellen Clark Sargent