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Landscaping This Diverter

April 2003 Russell Street Neighbors generously đonated to a fund for landscaping this diverter and the diverter at Russell & Claremont, working in cooperation with the City of Berkeley. Dedicated to ...

April 2003 Russell Street Neighbors generously đonated to a fund for landscaping this diverter and the diverter at Russell & Claremont, working in cooperation with the City of Berkeley. Dedicated to ...

    Jennings Trail Lower Burial Ground

      Jennings Trail Nash House

        Klockars Blacksmith Shop

        KLOCKARS' BLACKSMITH SHOP BEGINNING IN THE 1860S, FOUNDRIES SOUTH OF MARKET STREET FABRICATED MINING MACHINERY, RAILROAD CARS. AND SHIPS. THIS 1912 MACHINE SHOP IS THE LAST. FRED V. WILBERT FORGED ...

        KLOCKARS' BLACKSMITH SHOP BEGINNING IN THE 1860S, FOUNDRIES SOUTH OF MARKET STREET FABRICATED MINING MACHINERY, RAILROAD CARS. AND SHIPS. THIS 1912 MACHINE SHOP IS THE LAST. FRED V. WILBERT ...

        • ecv
        • emperor norton
        • sf
        • blacksmith

        Cordelia

          Submitted by @jqmcd

          Submitted by @jqmcd

          Montessori Family School

          • 1981

          FOR THE ADORNMENT AND BENEFIT OF BOSTON

            Battle of Port Gibson

            When the Union Navy was repulsed by General Bowen at Grand Gulf, Grant's army was forced to land in Louisiana and march down river. Conducting the largest amphibious landing prior to World War II, ...

            When the Union Navy was repulsed by General Bowen at Grand Gulf, Grant's army was forced to land in Louisiana and march down river. Conducting the largest amphibious landing prior to World War ...

            • mississippi
            • civil war

            Silver Street and Natchez Under-the- Hill

            The Spanish built Silver Street about 1790 to connect the town to the riverfront below. In the 1800s, Natchez Under-the-Hill was a major port on the Mississippi River. Natchez exported and imported ...

            The Spanish built Silver Street about 1790 to connect the town to the riverfront below. In the 1800s, Natchez Under-the-Hill was a major port on the Mississippi River. Natchez exported and imported ...

            • mississippi
            • natchez

            Natchez Under-the- Hill - Life on the Riverfront

            On May 8, 1840, one of the deadliest tornadoes in American history struck Natchez and killed about 300 people. Most of the dead were boatmen and passengers on steamboats docked at the waterfront. The ...

            On May 8, 1840, one of the deadliest tornadoes in American history struck Natchez and killed about 300 people. Most of the dead were boatmen and passengers on steamboats docked at the waterfront. The ...

            • mississippi
            • natchez

            Natchez Under-the- Hill and the Steamboat Era

            For most of the 1800s, the prime mover of commerce and passengers on the Mississippi River was the steamboat, which was invented by Robert Fulton in 1807. The combination of the steamboat, the cotton ...

            For most of the 1800s, the prime mover of commerce and passengers on the Mississippi River was the steamboat, which was invented by Robert Fulton in 1807. The combination of the steamboat, the ...

            • mississippi
            • natchez

            Wilkinson County Museum

            c. 1834  Originally office and banking house of the West Feliciana Railroad. Today headquarters of Woodville Civic Club.

            c. 1834  Originally office and banking house of the West Feliciana Railroad. Today headquarters of Woodville Civic Club.

            • mississippi
            • woodville
            • railroad

            A Fight at Midnight

            On the afternoon of April 30, 1863, Confederate General Martin E. Green posted his brigade near Magnolia Church to defend this route to Port Gibson. Just after midnight, Green's pickets, stationed ...

            On the afternoon of April 30, 1863, Confederate General Martin E. Green posted his brigade near Magnolia Church to defend this route to Port Gibson. Just after midnight, Green's pickets, stationed ...

            • mississippi
            • civil war

            Reconciliation and Reunions

            After the war this house became a symbol of reconciliation between North and South. Although Confederate veteran A.K.

            After the war this house became a symbol of reconciliation between North and South. Although Confederate veteran A.K. "Kell" Shaifer Jr. lost his wife and two sons during the war and had his home and ...

            • mississippi
            • civil war

            The Shaifer Farmstead

            From here you see where the nineteenth century path intersects with the auxiliary

            From here you see where the nineteenth century path intersects with the auxiliary "plantation road." During the battle, this road provided the Union command a direct link with their left ...

            • mississippi
            • civil war

            Myrtle Grove Cemetery

            Circa 1837  Myrtle Grove Cemetery was once known as the

            Circa 1837  Myrtle Grove Cemetery was once known as the "Protestant Cemetery." In April 1837, the City of Opelousas named a two man-committee to locate four arpents (an old French unit of ...

            • louisiana
            • cemetery
            • opelousas

            Don Diego

              La Bufadora

              El nombre de

              El nombre de "La Bufadora", con el que se conoce este sitio turístico, se escogió en alusión al maravilloso fenómeno natural que aquí sucede, y que solo se puede aprecia en pocos lugares del mundo. ...

                Kimberlin on the Brazos Ranch

                Kimberlin on the Brazos Ranch Established 1855 by Oliver Loving, Dean of Texas Trail Drivers and Pioneer Cattleman   Settled this Loving’s or Big Valley Ranch in 1855 and was granted a Homestead ...

                Kimberlin on the Brazos Ranch Established 1855 by Oliver Loving, Dean of Texas Trail Drivers and Pioneer Cattleman   Settled this Loving’s or Big Valley Ranch in 1855 and was granted a ...

                • texas
                • cattle drives
                • oliver loving
                • charles goodnig...
                • larry mcmurtry
                • lonesome dove

                Kenny Rothbart, A World of Rules

                *Location is approximate* -- definitely in Boonton but I do not recall exactly where. It was in a park near a body of water but may not have been Grace Lord Park. This plaque was on a park bench. It ...

                *Location is approximate* -- definitely in Boonton but I do not recall exactly where. It was in a park near a body of water but may not have been Grace Lord Park. This plaque was on a park bench. It ...

                  I. J. (John) Sundseth

                    The CBJ Natural History Project

                      Hokey Pokey

                        Statue of Liberty Plaza

                          Will Rogers Highway

                          Will Rogers Highway, Dedicated 1952. to Will Rogers, Humorist, World Traveler, Good Neighbor. The main street of America, Highway 66 was the first road he traveled in a career that led him straight ...

                          Will Rogers Highway, Dedicated 1952. to Will Rogers, Humorist, World Traveler, Good Neighbor. The main street of America, Highway 66 was the first road he traveled in a career that led him straight ...

                          • highway 66
                          • western movie s...
                          • will rogers