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Texans, Bow Your Heads

    A Movie Tycoon

    • lathrop
    • concrete sidewa...

    Leslie B. Pace Entrance

    Leslie B. Pace Entrance  Alaska Center for the Performing Arts  This entrance to the Atwood Concert Hall  is named in honor of Leslie B. Pace.  Mr. Pace was a patron of the arts and a  dedicated ...

    Leslie B. Pace Entrance  Alaska Center for the Performing Arts  This entrance to the Atwood Concert Hall  is named in honor of Leslie B. Pace. Mr. Pace was a patron of the arts and a  ...

      Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport

        Ted Stevens Anchorage International Airport Southern Terminal Seismic and Security Retrofit Project 2009

          The Forgotten War -- WWII In Alaska

          • wwii
          • dutch harbor
          • attu
          • kiska
          • invasion of ala...

          The Alascom Holiday Tree

          • holiday tree

          Ted Stevens, Anchorage Airport

            Memorial Bike Racks Walt Little 1945 - 2015

              Clover Pass School

                Chamber of Commerce Building

                Submitted by @klstewart

                Submitted by @klstewart

                • preserved fish
                • nyc

                Napa -- Birthplace of the Loudspeaker

                Submitted by @quitasarah

                Submitted by @quitasarah

                • 1915

                Newton County Memorial Clock

                This memorial clock and bell was given to Newton County, Texas. In memory of Dr. J.S. Peavy and wife Maryann by their daughter Alice. July 1929.

                This memorial clock and bell was given to Newton County, Texas. In memory of Dr. J.S. Peavy and wife Maryann by their daughter Alice. July 1929.

                • texas
                • memorial

                Historic Roadside Park

                The picnic area on US 190 in Newton County is an early roadside park developed by the Texas Highway Department -- now Texas Department of Transportation. This 1936 park accommodated motorists ...

                The picnic area on US 190 in Newton County is an early roadside park developed by the Texas Highway Department -- now Texas Department of Transportation. This 1936 park accommodated motorists ...

                • texas
                • park

                TBM Avenger

                Submitted by @bthubbard

                Submitted by @bthubbard

                  Vye's Beach

                  Submitted by @bthubbard

                  Submitted by @bthubbard

                    Where He Was Probably Murdered

                    Edward V As Prince of Wales, King Edward V lived in Ludlow, returning in April 1483 to London, where he was probably murdered.  [Location approximate]Submitted by @SamiraAhmedUK

                    Edward V As Prince of Wales, King Edward V lived in Ludlow, returning in April 1483 to London, where he was probably murdered.  [Location approximate]Submitted by @SamiraAhmedUK

                      A letter to the future

                      A letter to the future   Ok is the first Icelandic glacier to lose its status as a glacier. In the next 200 years all our glaciers are expected to follow the same path. This monument is to ...

                      A letter to the future   Ok is the first Icelandic glacier to lose its status as a glacier. In the next 200 years all our glaciers are expected to follow the same path. This monument is ...

                      • glacier
                      • climate change
                      • ok
                      • 415 ppm co2

                      Basic Facts About the Mississippi River

                      Length: River length is a difficult measurement top in down because the river channel is constantly changing but it is about 2,350 miles long. Width: At Lake Itasca, the river is between 20-30 feet ...

                      Length: River length is a difficult measurement top in down because the river channel is constantly changing but it is about 2,350 miles long. Width: At Lake Itasca, the river is between 20-30 feet ...

                      • mississippi

                      The Civil War Defenses of Washington - Fort Reno

                      THE CIVIL WAR DEFENSESOF WASHINGTONFORT RENOTHE SITE OF THIS FORT WAS SELECTED INAUGUST, 1861. FIRST CALLED FORT PENNSYLVANIA,THE FORT WAS LOCATED AT AN ELEVATION OF430 FEET, COMMANDING THREE ...

                      THE CIVIL WAR DEFENSESOF WASHINGTONFORT RENOTHE SITE OF THIS FORT WAS SELECTED INAUGUST, 1861. FIRST CALLED FORT PENNSYLVANIA,THE FORT WAS LOCATED AT AN ELEVATION OF430 FEET, COMMANDING THREE ...

                      • fort reno
                      • washington
                      • civil war
                      • imageryan

                      Kudzu

                       Kudzu is often referred to as

                       Kudzu is often referred to as "the vine that ate the South." This distinctive description comes from the fact that kudzu can grow more than a foot a night. If left uncontrolled it will ...

                      • mississippi

                      The Natchez Trace Parkway

                      A modern parkway today, the Natchez-to-Nashville Natchez Trace retains some of the mystery and natural beauty of the old roadway. The Natchez Trace began first as an animal trail and then became an ...

                      A modern parkway today, the Natchez-to-Nashville Natchez Trace retains some of the mystery and natural beauty of the old roadway. The Natchez Trace began first as an animal trail and then became an ...

                      • mississippi

                      Springfield

                      South, ¼ mi. is the site of mansion, Springfield, built by Thos. M. Green, wealthy planter and prominent in public affairs. Here in 1791 Andrew Jackson was married to Rachel Robards.

                      South, ¼ mi. is the site of mansion, Springfield, built by Thos. M. Green, wealthy planter and prominent in public affairs. Here in 1791 Andrew Jackson was married to Rachel Robards.

                      • mississippi
                      • plantation

                      Church Hill

                      Named for Christ Church, oldest Episcopal organization dating from 1790's becoming parish, 1820. Sometimes called

                      Named for Christ Church, oldest Episcopal organization dating from 1790's becoming parish, 1820. Sometimes called "Maryland Settlement." Seargent Prentiss taught school in this community.

                      • mississippi
                      • church

                      The Blues Trail: Mississippi to Louisiana

                      Louisiana and Mississippi have long shared a close musical relationship. One of the most important musical paths was that between Natchez and Ferriday, where African American entrepreneur Will Haney ...

                      Louisiana and Mississippi have long shared a close musical relationship. One of the most important musical paths was that between Natchez and Ferriday, where African American entrepreneur Will Haney ...

                      • mississippi
                      • lousisiana
                      • music