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African Column

In ancient Egyptian temples, the shape of a lotus or flower in symbolic of the integration of different aspects of a single being.

In ancient Egyptian temples, the shape of a lotus or flower in symbolic of the integration of different aspects of a single being.

  • louisiana
  • new orleans
  • architecture

Puuhonua

THIS ANCIENT HAWAIIAN SANCTUARY (PUUHONUA WAS PRESERVED THROUGH THE FORESIGHT OF CHARLES R. BISHOP WHO ADDED IT TO THE BISHOP ESTATE. WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII, THE TRUSTEES OF THE ...

THIS ANCIENT HAWAIIAN SANCTUARY (PUUHONUA WAS PRESERVED THROUGH THE FORESIGHT OF CHARLES R. BISHOP WHO ADDED IT TO THE BISHOP ESTATE. WITH THE COOPERATION OF THE STATE OF HAWAII, THE TRUSTEES OF THE ...

    Bill Ray

    BILL RAY DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION OF ALASKAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FRIEND OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA IN WHOSE HONOR THIS BUILDING IS NAMED AND DEDICATED BILL RAY CENTER MARCH 3. 1977  

    BILL RAY DISTINGUISHED PUBLIC SERVANT CHAMPION OF ALASKAN ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT FRIEND OF THE UNIVERSITY OF ALASKA IN WHOSE HONOR THIS BUILDING IS NAMED AND DEDICATED BILL RAY CENTER MARCH 3. 1977

      National Memorial to the Members of the Defence Forces

        SFFD Engine Co. No. 2

          Moscone

            New Orleans Column

            Representing the City of New Orleans, this column reflects the images associated with local culture and heritage: shellfish, music, and architectural features - red brick, stucco and wrought iron.

            Representing the City of New Orleans, this column reflects the images associated with local culture and heritage: shellfish, music, and architectural features - red brick, stucco and wrought iron.

            • louisiana
            • new orleans
            • architecture

            Trenton

            The first steamboat came into this area in 1819. Soon after, Trenton became the most important cotton shipping center on the Ouachita River. It was incorporated in 1870. It lost its importance soon ...

            The first steamboat came into this area in 1819. Soon after, Trenton became the most important cotton shipping center on the Ouachita River. It was incorporated in 1870. It lost its importance soon ...

            • louisiana
            • west monroe
            • ouachita parish

            Old Fenner Road

            Surveyed about 1830 by John, James, Richard and Sherod, sons of William Fenner. In 1837 Mt. Vernon Church built on road, which ran from the junction of Cheniere Creek and Ouachita River west to ...

            Surveyed about 1830 by John, James, Richard and Sherod, sons of William Fenner. In 1837 Mt. Vernon Church built on road, which ran from the junction of Cheniere Creek and Ouachita River west ...

            • louisiana
            • ouachita parish
            • native american...

            Jimmy Davis Tabernacle

            Built in 1964 by friends of Governor Jimmie H. Davis. These friends are of many faiths, people who believe in the church and who are dedicated to the promotion of Christian living and to the songs of ...

            Built in 1964 by friends of Governor Jimmie H. Davis. These friends are of many faiths, people who believe in the church and who are dedicated to the promotion of Christian living and to the songs of ...

            • louisiana
            • governor
            • jackson parish
            • jimmie davis

            C. C. Bell, Sr. Memorial Seawall

            C.C. Bell, Sr. Mayor of West Monroe 1922-1924, 1926-1938  This Seawall stands today as a result of the determined efforts on behalf of the people of the City of West Monroe by Mayor C. C. Bell, Sr. ...

            C.C. Bell, Sr. Mayor of West Monroe 1922-1924, 1926-1938  This Seawall stands today as a result of the determined efforts on behalf of the people of the City of West Monroe by Mayor C. C. Bell, Sr. ...

            • louisiana
            • west monroe
            • ouachita river

            Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church, Saskatoon

            Historical Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church This building at the north-east corner of 11th St E and Eastlake Ave. was originally built as a church by Lutherans of Norwegian origin soon after they had ...

            Historical Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church This building at the north-east corner of 11th St E and Eastlake Ave. was originally built as a church by Lutherans of Norwegian origin soon after they ...

            • saskatoon
            • saskatchewan
            • canada
            • lutheran
            • zion evangelica...
            • church

            930 Pacific Avenue

            930 Pacific AvenueErected 1889 for Mr. & Mrs. George H. MastickThe Alameda Chapter of the American Red Crosswas founded here in 1898,Mrs. Mastick was elected first president.Dedicated 1982 by the ...

            930 Pacific AvenueErected 1889 for Mr. & Mrs. George H. MastickThe Alameda Chapter of the American Red Crosswas founded here in 1898,Mrs. Mastick was elected first president.Dedicated 1982 by the ...

              The East Creek Channel Bridge and Trail Project

              The East Creek Channel Bridge and Trail Projectwas funded byThe Department of the Interior, Land and Water Conservation Fund ProgramCalifornia State Coastal ConservancySan Francisco Bay Coastal ...

              The East Creek Channel Bridge and Trail Projectwas funded byThe Department of the Interior, Land and Water Conservation Fund ProgramCalifornia State Coastal ConservancySan Francisco Bay ...

                Mohandras Gandhi

                  Vincent Tumamait

                  The Tumamait trail is dedicated to the memory of Vincent Tumamait (1919-1992), a beloved storyteller who shared his wisdom and heritage with the people of Southern California.

                  The Tumamait trail is dedicated to the memory of Vincent Tumamait (1919-1992), a beloved storyteller who shared his wisdom and heritage with the people of Southern California.

                    Washington, New Hampshire

                    N. H. WASHINGTON THE FIRST TOWN INCORPORATED UNDER THE NAME OF GEORGE WASHINGTON OUR FIRST PRESIDENT DECEMBER 13, 1776. ERECTED NOVEMBER 1932  

                    N. H. WASHINGTON THE FIRST TOWN INCORPORATED UNDER THE NAME OF GEORGE WASHINGTON OUR FIRST PRESIDENT DECEMBER 13, 1776. ERECTED NOVEMBER 1932

                      Washington Common

                        St. Bridget's Catholic Church

                         Original church built in 1867 on land deeded by Jacob & Mary Magee on August 25, 1864. Present edifice and rectory built in 1874. Famous railroad engineer, Casey Jones, baptized here on November 11, ...

                         Original church built in 1867 on land deeded by Jacob & Mary Magee on August 25, 1864. Present edifice and rectory built in 1874. Famous railroad engineer, Casey Jones, baptized here on November 11, ...

                        • alabama
                        • mobile county
                        • catholic
                        • church
                        • religion
                        • casey jones

                        Pops Stroman Memorial Park

                        Dedicate to the memory of  Richard

                        Dedicate to the memory of  Richard "Pops" Strohman1930-1995    — Founder of ABATE of LA, Inc. - Community Activist - Motorcycle Enthusist - Pops was born in West Texas and moved to Louisiana in the ...

                        • louisiana
                        • motorcycle
                        • abate
                        • park

                        Denis de La Ronde Site

                        First recorded colonial property owner was the Sieur Saubugne, succeeded by Adrien de Pauger in the 1720s who laid out the original town of New Orleans in 1721, today the New Orleans' French Quarter. ...

                        First recorded colonial property owner was the Sieur Saubugne, succeeded by Adrien de Pauger in the 1720s who laid out the original town of New Orleans in 1721, today the New Orleans' French Quarter. ...

                        • louisiana
                        • war of 1812

                        The Zulu Social Aid and Pleasure Club, Inc.

                        In 1909, a group of laborers went to the Pythian Temple Theatre to see a musical comedy by the Smart Set. A skit portraying a Zulu Tribe had as its title,

                        In 1909, a group of laborers went to the Pythian Temple Theatre to see a musical comedy by the Smart Set. A skit portraying a Zulu Tribe had as its title, "There Never Was and Never Will Be a King ...

                        • new orleans
                        • mardi gras
                        • louisiana
                        • african america...
                        • zulu

                        Near This Spot On July 3, 1776, George Washington Took Command of the American Army

                        Submitted by @shoelaces3

                        Submitted by @shoelaces3

                          Honor Award - Landscape Architecture

                            St. Malo

                            St. Malo was the first permanent Filipino settlement in the United States.  In the first half of the 19th century, Filipino sailors established a village on the southern shore of Lake Borgne on a ...

                            St. Malo was the first permanent Filipino settlement in the United States.  In the first half of the 19th century, Filipino sailors established a village on the southern shore of Lake Borgne on a ...

                            • louisiana
                            • settlers