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Camp Claiborne, LA Birthplace of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions

Here at Camp Claiborne the 82nd Infantry Division,

Here at Camp Claiborne the 82nd Infantry Division, "All American" of WWI fame was reactivated on March 25, 1942, under the command of Major General Omar Bradley. On June 26, 1942, Major ...

  • louisiana
  • military
  • wwii
  • world war ii
  • airborne

Mike the Tiger - History

About our TigerOther mascots were proposed during the first 40 years of LSU's football team, but the tiger mascot stuck. From 1896 to 1924, students made paper-maché tigers that they took to football ...

About our TigerOther mascots were proposed during the first 40 years of LSU's football team, but the tiger mascot stuck. From 1896 to 1924, students made paper-maché tigers that they took to ...

  • louisiana
  • lsu
  • mascot
  • college

Mike VI and his habitat

About the AreaMike VI was born July 23, 2005, and came to LSU when he was two years old. At the time of his arrival at LSU, he weighed 320 pounds. He will eventually reach a weight of about 500 ...

About the AreaMike VI was born July 23, 2005, and came to LSU when he was two years old. At the time of his arrival at LSU, he weighed 320 pounds. He will eventually reach a weight of about ...

  • louisiana
  • lsu
  • tiger

Tigers in the Wild Conservation

An Endangered SpeciesMike, LSU's beloved mascot, is not only a symbol of the university's school spirit and pride, but also a key in the education of the public about the preservation of tigers and ...

An Endangered SpeciesMike, LSU's beloved mascot, is not only a symbol of the university's school spirit and pride, but also a key in the education of the public about the preservation of tigers ...

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  • tiger
  • lsu

Camp Claiborne

(Activated Oct. 1940 - Deactivated Dec. 1945)Camp Claiborne was named for William C. C. Claiborne, first governor of the state of Louisiana. The camp was part of the 8th Service Command. It was also ...

(Activated Oct. 1940 - Deactivated Dec. 1945)Camp Claiborne was named for William C. C. Claiborne, first governor of the state of Louisiana. The camp was part of the 8th Service Command. It was ...

  • louisiana
  • military
  • wwii
  • world war ii
  • airborne

Camp Claiborne Birthplace of the 82nd and 101st Airborne Divisions

At this site on May 7 1942 Sergeant Alvin C York the most decorated Soldier of WWI addressed the 82nd Infantry Division under the command of General Omar Bradley. The division would later become the ...

At this site on May 7 1942 Sergeant Alvin C York the most decorated Soldier of WWI addressed the 82nd Infantry Division under the command of General Omar Bradley. The division would later become the ...

  • louisiana
  • military

Courtney Garg Brousseau Bench Dolores Park

Courtney Garg Brousseau Aug 27, 1997 - May 4, 2020 A LIFE LOST, A LEGACY BORN

Courtney Garg Brousseau Aug 27, 1997 - May 4, 2020 A LIFE LOST, A LEGACY BORN "I just ate a delicious burrito in Dolores Park, and for a brief moment, everything felt okay." Quoted Tweet Submitted ...

    Keokuk's Speech in 1812

    I have heard with sorrow that you have determined to leave our village and cross the Mississippi merely because you have been told that the Americans were coming in this direction. Would you leave ...

    I have heard with sorrow that you have determined to leave our village and cross the Mississippi merely because you have been told that the Americans were coming in this direction. Would you leave ...

    • iowa
    • keokuk
    • native american

    To The Memory of the Pioneers

    To the memory of the pioneers who entered Iowa by Keokuk the Gate City and either settling in our state or passing farther west travelled over the well-worn road known as the Mormon Trail.With this ...

    To the memory of the pioneers who entered Iowa by Keokuk the Gate City and either settling in our state or passing farther west travelled over the well-worn road known as the Mormon Trail.With ...

    • iowa
    • keokuk
    • mormons
    • religion
    • pioneers

    Keokuk Memorial

    This Monumentis erected by popular subscriptionIn the Memory of theSAC ChiefKeokukFor whom this city was named. In 1883, his remains together with the marble slab on the reverse side of this die were ...

    This Monumentis erected by popular subscriptionIn the Memory of theSAC ChiefKeokukFor whom this city was named. In 1883, his remains together with the marble slab on the reverse side of this die ...

    • iowa
    • keokuk
    • native american
    • gravesite
    • burial

    Tam McArthur Rim

    Submitted by @AKS_Engineering and Jeff Nelson.

    Submitted by @AKS_Engineering and Jeff Nelson.

      Alice B. Cowles House

      The Alice B. Cowles House, built in 1857, is the oldest building on the Michigan State University campus. Built as a “Farm Cottage” on Faculty Row from bricks made of clay from the banks of the Red ...

      The Alice B. Cowles House, built in 1857, is the oldest building on the Michigan State University campus. Built as a “Farm Cottage” on Faculty Row from bricks made of clay from the banks of the ...

        The Rededication of the Beaumont Tower Bells

        On May 3, 1996, the bells of Beaumont tower rang again after having been silenced by wear and tear since 1987. Spartans everywhere rejoiced. In July 1995, the MSU board of trustees approved a ...

        On May 3, 1996, the bells of Beaumont tower rang again after having been silenced by wear and tear since 1987. Spartans everywhere rejoiced. In July 1995, the MSU board of trustees approved ...

          W. J. Beal Botanical Garden

          Botany pioneer William James Beal was born March 11, 1833 in Adrian, Michigan. Taking up teaching after earning degrees from the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and the University of ...

          Botany pioneer William James Beal was born March 11, 1833 in Adrian, Michigan. Taking up teaching after earning degrees from the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and the University of ...

            College Camp

            College camp 1775–17 81   On this site in September 1775 Colonel Patrick Henry established camp grounds for Virginia troops who were to rendezvous and train at Williamsburg. Several Virginia ...

            College camp 1775–17 81   On this site in September 1775 Colonel Patrick Henry established camp grounds for Virginia troops who were to rendezvous and train at Williamsburg. Several Virginia ...

              Crim Dell

              … that one might walk in beauty, discover the serenity of the quiet moment, and dispel the shadows Davis Y. Paschall, president College of William and Mary On the occasion of dedication Parents Day ...

              … that one might walk in beauty, discover the serenity of the quiet moment, and dispel the shadows Davis Y. Paschall, president College of William and Mary On the occasion of dedication Parents Day ...

                The Reverend James Blair Am.

                The Reverend James Blair Am. 1655-1743 Founder and first president of the College 1693-1743   Submitted by Bryan Arnold @nanowhiskers

                The Reverend James Blair Am. 1655-1743 Founder and first president of the College 1693-1743 Submitted by Bryan Arnold @nanowhiskers

                  GW’s River Horse

                  GW’s River Horse Legend has it that the atomic was once home to these wondrous beasts. George and Martha Washington are even said to have watched them cavort in the river shallows from the porch of ...

                  GW’s River Horse Legend has it that the atomic was once home to these wondrous beasts. George and Martha Washington are even said to have watched them cavort in the river shallows from the porch of ...

                    Seneca Village Community - Livelihoods

                    Seneca Village CommunityLivelihoods   In this area lived several African-American families whose individual occupations give us further insight into the lives of residents of Seneca Village, as well ...

                    Seneca Village CommunityLivelihoods   In this area lived several African-American families whose individual occupations give us further insight into the lives of residents of Seneca Village, as well ...

                    • new york
                    • manhattan
                    • central park
                    • seneca village
                    • 1855
                    • 1856

                    Quercus x Hawkinsii Hybrid Oak

                    QUERCUS X HAWKINSII   HYBRID OAK   DEDICATED IN HONOR   OF EARL D. WEINER   CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD 1998-2007

                    QUERCUS X HAWKINSII   HYBRID OAK   DEDICATED IN HONOR   OF EARL D. WEINER   CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD 1998-2007

                    • new york
                    • brooklyn
                    • brooklyn botani...
                    • tree
                    • trees
                    • oak
                    • oaks
                    • 1998
                    • 2007

                    Boulder Hill

                    BOULDER HILL AND THE ENTIRE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN ARE PART OF THE TERMINAL GLACIAL MORAINE EXTENDING FROM THE NARROWS TO MONTAUK POINT   THIS TABLET WAS GIVEN IN 1932 BY THE BOYS AND ...

                    BOULDER HILL AND THE ENTIRE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN ARE PART OF THE TERMINAL GLACIAL MORAINE EXTENDING FROM THE NARROWS TO MONTAUK POINT   THIS TABLET WAS GIVEN IN 1932 BY THE BOYS AND ...

                    • new york
                    • brooklyn
                    • brooklyn botani...
                    • boulder hill
                    • glacial moraine

                    Barbara Rich

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF   BARBARA RICH MOTHER, EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST, PLANT WHISPERER.Submitted by @lampbane

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF   BARBARA RICH MOTHER, EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST, PLANT WHISPERER.Submitted by @lampbane

                    • new york
                    • brooklyn
                    • brooklyn botani...
                    • barbara rich

                    Blossom Perlmutter Fuerst

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF BLOSSOM PERLMUTTER FUERST 1928-2005 FROM HER HUSBAND MELVIN,CHILDREN LISA AND CLAUDIASubmitted by @lampbane

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF BLOSSOM PERLMUTTER FUERST 1928-2005 FROM HER HUSBAND MELVIN,CHILDREN LISA AND CLAUDIASubmitted by @lampbane

                    • new york
                    • brooklyn
                    • brooklyn botani...
                    • blossom perlmut...
                    • 1928
                    • 2005

                    Dr. Melvin Burt Fuerst

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF DR. MELVIN BURT FUERST 1924-2013Submitted by @lampbane

                    IN LOVING MEMORY OF DR. MELVIN BURT FUERST 1924-2013Submitted by @lampbane

                    • new york
                    • brooklyn
                    • brooklyn botani...
                    • melvin fuerst
                    • 1924
                    • 2013

                    Ernestine Feinland

                    "IT WASN'T UNTIL I VISITED BBG THAT I DISCOVERED NATURE FIRST HAND. THERE I ENTERED A WORLD OF MAGIC."   ERNESTINE FEINLAND

                    • new york
                    • brooklyn
                    • brooklyn botani...
                    • ernestine feinl...