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The Charles Edward Coates Laboratory

This plaque commemorates the dedication of this edifice to Charles Edward Coates for his signal service in the field of education and research in Chemical and sugar Engineering.

This plaque commemorates the dedication of this edifice to Charles Edward Coates for his signal service in the field of education and research in Chemical and sugar Engineering.

  • louisiana
  • lsu
  • engineer
  • engineering sch...

Hildegard L. Johannewers - Hamilton Pipe Shop

IN MEMORIAM HILDEGARD L. JOHANNEWERS Dec. 15, 1923 – Aug. 7, 2015Owner of HAMILTON PIPE SHOP(PEACE’S CIGAR STORE) 1963-2014 Trained as a tobacconist in Hamburg, Germany. Hilde established herself in ...

IN MEMORIAM HILDEGARD L. JOHANNEWERS Dec. 15, 1923 – Aug. 7, 2015Owner of HAMILTON PIPE SHOP(PEACE’S CIGAR STORE) 1963-2014 Trained as a tobacconist in Hamburg, Germany. Hilde established herself in ...

    St. Paul Baptist Church / Moorehead Public School

    This property served as the first African-American school in Allen Parish until 1945.The land was deeded to the church in 1911 by Julian and his wife Modeste Captain.*School established in 1880 with ...

    This property served as the first African-American school in Allen Parish until 1945.The land was deeded to the church in 1911 by Julian and his wife Modeste Captain.*School established in 1880 with ...

    • louisiana
    • allen parish
    • nrhp
    • african america...
    • school
    • church

    The Coushatta People

    • louisiana
    • native american...

    Orinda Bicentennial Mural

      Historic Rancho Boundary Line

        Fort Bragg Garden Club

        FORT BRAGG GARDEN CLUB in 2013 Honors Bob and Dorothy Gloyd for 20 years of gardening at FORD HOUSE Submitted by Darren Platt

        FORT BRAGG GARDEN CLUB in 2013 Honors Bob and Dorothy Gloyd for 20 years of gardening at FORD HOUSE Submitted by Darren Platt

          The Red House

          This Historical Landmark Home was built in 1864 by William Henry Kelly an emigrant from Maine. Known as the Red House, it's architecture is a fine example of a Colonial New England Farm Honse. CIRCA ...

          This Historical Landmark Home was built in 1864 by William Henry Kelly an emigrant from Maine. Known as the Red House, it's architecture is a fine example of a Colonial New England Farm Honse. CIRCA ...

            Dr. George Maggs

            In Memory of Dr George Maggs He disliked this path and everyone on it Submitted by @BurtonsAnatomy.

            In Memory of Dr George Maggs He disliked this path and everyone on it Submitted by @BurtonsAnatomy.

              Osgood Corner

              William Oscar Osgood and his wife, Clara Rheams, owned and ran the Osgood General Merchandise Store on this corner for most of the first half of the 20th century, until it changed hands in 1943. The ...

              William Oscar Osgood and his wife, Clara Rheams, owned and ran the Osgood General Merchandise Store on this corner for most of the first half of the 20th century, until it changed hands in 1943. ...

              • louisiana
              • livingston pari...
              • community

              Holt Cemetery #4

              For some artists and scholars, Holt is representative of spiritual traditions with a long history in the African-American community. The spreading of broken crockery over graves was noted in South ...

              For some artists and scholars, Holt is representative of spiritual traditions with a long history in the African-American community. The spreading of broken crockery over graves was noted in South ...

              • louisiana
              • cemetery
              • new orleans

              Holt Cemetery #5

              Holt has been filled to capacity many times in its long history. In fact, grave plots have often been re-used after their upkeep is abandoned. This is not uncommon in urban cemeteries, where space is ...

              Holt has been filled to capacity many times in its long history. In fact, grave plots have often been re-used after their upkeep is abandoned. This is not uncommon in urban cemeteries, where space ...

              • louisiana
              • cemetery
              • new orleans

              Holt Cemetery #6

              One striking pattern visible in the burial records for Holt is the high number of stillbirths and infants interred here. In 1902, for example, 262 of the 761 burials at Holt were under the age of one ...

              One striking pattern visible in the burial records for Holt is the high number of stillbirths and infants interred here. In 1902, for example, 262 of the 761 burials at Holt were under the age of one ...

              • louisiana
              • cemetery
              • new orleans

              Casa de Posada / Posada's house

              The engraver José Guadalupe Posada, creator of the Catrina skull, was born in this house. 1st plaque:Seminario de Cultura MexicanaHOMENAJE AL ILUSTRE GRABADOR JOSÉ GUADALUPE POSADA EN EL 150 ...

              The engraver José Guadalupe Posada, creator of the Catrina skull, was born in this house. 1st plaque:Seminario de Cultura MexicanaHOMENAJE AL ILUSTRE GRABADOR JOSÉ GUADALUPE POSADA EN EL ...

                Serum against scorpion sting

                GOBIERNO DEL ESTADO DE DURANGO.EN ESTA CASA EL DR. ISAURO VENZOR INICIÓ SUS INVESTIGACIONES SOBRE EL SUERO ANTIALACRANICO.VICTORIA DE DURANGO, DGO. SEP 12 DE 1989.GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF DURANGO. ...

                GOBIERNO DEL ESTADO DE DURANGO.EN ESTA CASA EL DR. ISAURO VENZOR INICIÓ SUS INVESTIGACIONES SOBRE EL SUERO ANTIALACRANICO.VICTORIA DE DURANGO, DGO. SEP 12 DE 1989.GOVERNMENT OF THE STATE OF DURANGO. ...

                  Macedonio Alcalá home

                  En esta casa murió el 24 de agosto de 1869 DON MACEDONIO ALCALÁ autor del (vals)

                  En esta casa murió el 24 de agosto de 1869 DON MACEDONIO ALCALÁ autor del (vals) "Dios nunca muere". Homenaje del H. ayuntamiento de Oaxaca de Juárez 1969. DON MACEDONIO ALCALÁ, author of the (waltz) ...

                    Tribute to the builders of Puebla

                    Instituto de Geografía Nacional de Puebla.Homenaje de admiración y gratitud a los fundadores y contructores de la Puebla de los Ángeles en su cuarto centenario. MDXXXI - MCMXXXINational Geography ...

                    Instituto de Geografía Nacional de Puebla.Homenaje de admiración y gratitud a los fundadores y contructores de la Puebla de los Ángeles en su cuarto centenario. MDXXXI - MCMXXXINational Geography ...

                      Execution and curse of the Ávila Brothers

                      Plaque written in old Spanish:

                      Plaque written in old Spanish:"Estas casas eran de Al° de Avila Alvarado, vezino desta civdad de Mexico, el qval fve condenado a mverte por traidor; fve secvtada en suvpersona la sentencia en la ...

                        ¿Una instantánea en el tiempo?

                        El paisaje de Lobanillo albergó caravanas de personas y animales en El Camino Real de los Tejas mientras se trasladaban de un lado a otro entre las dos capitales de Presidio Los Adaes en la actual ...

                        El paisaje de Lobanillo albergó caravanas de personas y animales en El Camino Real de los Tejas mientras se trasladaban de un lado a otro entre las dos capitales de Presidio Los Adaes en la actual ...

                        • texas
                        • lobanillo swale...
                        • el camino real
                        • san augustine

                        The Jefferson Highway

                        The Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was the first large step for the United States to complete its calling of Manifest Destiny to expand from sea to shining sea. Though national attention focused on ...

                        The Louisiana Purchase of 1803 was the first large step for the United States to complete its calling of Manifest Destiny to expand from sea to shining sea. Though national attention focused on ...

                        • louisiana
                        • natchitoches pa...
                        • highway

                        William Hodge Barnhill

                        In memory of William Hodge Barnhill, his family and descendants. Here on his homeplace April 3, 1864 he and his sons buried a Confederate soldier killed by Union forces. This gravesite was maintained ...

                        In memory of William Hodge Barnhill, his family and descendants. Here on his homeplace April 3, 1864 he and his sons buried a Confederate soldier killed by Union forces. This gravesite was maintained ...

                        • louisiana
                        • civil war
                        • state park

                        Grave of Unknown Confederate Soldier

                        Here lies an unknown Confederate, killed by Union troops, April 2, 1864, during the Red River Campaign. This soldier had been cut off from his unit following a skirmish at nearby Crump's Hill. He was ...

                        Here lies an unknown Confederate, killed by Union troops, April 2, 1864, during the Red River Campaign. This soldier had been cut off from his unit following a skirmish at nearby Crump's Hill. He was ...

                        • louisiana
                        • civil war
                        • gravesite
                        • state park

                        Williams Memorial Arch

                          The "Snail in the Bottle" Case

                          Submitted by @LynnieYankee.

                          Submitted by @LynnieYankee.

                            Coal Miners in Colorado

                            DEDICATED JANUARY 1977 TO THE MEMORY OF THE COAL MINERS LOUISVILLE, COLORADO 1878

                            DEDICATED JANUARY 1977 TO THE MEMORY OF THE COAL MINERS LOUISVILLE, COLORADO 1878 "TO LIVE IN THE HEARTS WE LEAVE BEHIND IS NOT TO DIE" submitted by John Bradley JEB

                            • mining
                            • coal mining
                            • louisville
                            • colorado
                            • statue