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Salem Baptist Church

Organized September 11, 1854, by elders J.L. Simpson and George H. Washington. Oldest church in the old 8th Ward. Church was a public school in early 1900's. Destroyed by storms in 1908-1909. Served ...

Organized September 11, 1854, by elders J.L. Simpson and George H. Washington. Oldest church in the old 8th Ward. Church was a public school in early 1900's. Destroyed by storms in 1908-1909. Served ...

  • louisiana
  • baptist
  • church

The “Roundhouse", The Machine Shop and the “Car Knockers Shed”

These buildings were at the heart of the Red River & Gulf RR, and the Crowell's lumbering operations. The engine house, which was known as the

These buildings were at the heart of the Red River & Gulf RR, and the Crowell's lumbering operations. The engine house, which was known as the "roundhouse" despite its shape, was where ...

  • louisiana
  • machinery
  • railroads

Bradbury Building

National Historic Landmark plaque for the beautiful Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles.

National Historic Landmark plaque for the beautiful Bradbury Building in downtown Los Angeles.

    Holger Emil Clausen Memorial Plaque

    Holger Emil Clausen*30-12-1887      +21-2-1945Died for DenmarkTortured to death byGESTAPO whose headquarter were in this building18-9-1943         5-5-1945

    Holger Emil Clausen*30-12-1887      +21-2-1945Died for DenmarkTortured to death byGESTAPO whose headquarter were in this building18-9-1943 5-5-1945

    • danish resistan...
    • wwii

    This Steel Mast

    On part of the overhead Gantry at the end of the erstwhile island platform, this reads:

    On part of the overhead Gantry at the end of the erstwhile island platform, this reads: "This steel mast was the first of 35,000 to be erected as part of the scheme to electrify the East Coast ...

    • geograph
    • city
    • town centre
    • 1985
    • lowlands
    • railways
    • east coast main...

    We Will Remember

      Mr. Pike Ward

      [Location approximate]

      [Location approximate]

      • fishing
      • whalebone arche...

      Sorbonne Library

      The Sorbonne library thanks its generous donors: Charles Cestre Professor at the Sorbonne 1921Submitted by @p_verschueren

      The Sorbonne library thanks its generous donors: Charles Cestre Professor at the Sorbonne 1921Submitted by @p_verschueren

        David L Ramsay

        • ramsay park

        Dorchester's History

          Montclair World War II Memorial

            THe University Lofts

              The Rock, Ketchikan

                This Tree and Stone

                THIS TREE AND STONE DEDICATED TO THE  BERKELEY BOYS AND SONS  OF BERKELEY CHAPTER  A.G.S.M

                THIS TREE AND STONE DEDICATED TO THE  BERKELEY BOYS AND SONS  OF BERKELEY CHAPTER  A.G.S.M

                  The Western Addition Peace Wall at Koshland Park

                    The Western Addition Peace Wall

                      John Hollman Grave

                      Marker is on Nebraska Highway 27, just south of the town of Oskosh and the North Platte River. For reference: about 125 miles east of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and 85 miles west-northwest of North Platte, ...

                      Marker is on Nebraska Highway 27, just south of the town of Oskosh and the North Platte River. For reference: about 125 miles east of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and 85 miles west-northwest of North Platte, ...

                      • nebraska
                      • garden county
                      • oskkosh
                      • great plains
                      • oregon trail
                      • overland trail

                      Methodist-Episcopal church

                      The Methodist-Episcopal Church Erected c.1844 by the people of Duane and used for public meetings and as a place of worship until 1982. The domed cupola and rounded arches are in the Romanesque ...

                      The Methodist-Episcopal Church Erected c.1844 by the people of Duane and used for public meetings and as a place of worship until 1982. The domed cupola and rounded arches are in the ...

                      • duane ny
                      • adirondacks
                      • alan r reno
                      • church
                      • methodist-episc...
                      • national regist...

                      Rio Puerco Bridge (Route 66)

                      Rio Puerco BridgeThis Parker through truss located on the historic Route 66 was built in 1933. It was fabricated by the Kansas City Structural Steel Company and erected by F. D. Shuffelbarger of ...

                      Rio Puerco BridgeThis Parker through truss located on the historic Route 66 was built in 1933. It was fabricated by the Kansas City Structural Steel Company and erected by F. D. Shuffelbarger ...

                      • bridge
                      • route66

                      Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

                      109 East Palace1943 Santa Fe office 1963Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory University of California All the men and women who made the first atomic bomb passed through this portal to their secret ...

                      109 East Palace1943 Santa Fe office 1963Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory University of California All the men and women who made the first atomic bomb passed through this portal to their secret ...

                      • santa fe
                      • atomic
                      • nuclear
                      • los alamos

                      Mississippi River Old Ferry Landing - Port Allen - Baton Rouge Site - 1820-1968

                        Horses and wagons first used the ferry, then gradually giving way to cars and trucks. Pedestrian traffic was always an important part of the ferry service. At one time all east-west traffic ...

                        Horses and wagons first used the ferry, then gradually giving way to cars and trucks. Pedestrian traffic was always an important part of the ferry service. At one time all east-west traffic ...

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                      • mississippi riv...
                      • ferry

                      Houmas House

                        Houmas Indian land grant sold to Conway and Latil in 1774. Sold to Revolutionary War hero Wade Hampton 1811. Greek revival mansion built by John Smith Preston in 1840. Restored by Dr. George Crozat ...

                        Houmas Indian land grant sold to Conway and Latil in 1774. Sold to Revolutionary War hero Wade Hampton 1811. Greek revival mansion built by John Smith Preston in 1840. Restored by Dr. George Crozat ...

                      • louisiana
                      • plantation
                      • gardens
                      • antebellum
                      • native american...

                      Baton Rouge Lakes - City Park Lake

                        The idea to create lakes from the old Perkins Swamp originated in a Chamber of Commerce meeting in 1933, when thousands of men needed work and the relocation of the LSU campus had created momentum ...

                        The idea to create lakes from the old Perkins Swamp originated in a Chamber of Commerce meeting in 1933, when thousands of men needed work and the relocation of the LSU campus had created ...

                      • louisiana
                      • environment
                      • waterway
                      • lakes

                      Edwards (NY) Mine

                      EDWARDS MINE Northern Ore operated the mine from 1899 to 1926 when sold to St. Joseph Lead Co. Later sold to other owners, but still principle employer in area. Produced 1,177,374 tons high grad zinc ...

                      EDWARDS MINE Northern Ore operated the mine from 1899 to 1926 when sold to St. Joseph Lead Co. Later sold to other owners, but still principle employer in area. Produced 1,177,374 tons high grad zinc ...

                      • mining
                      • edwards ny
                      • ore
                      • mine
                      • alan r reno
                      • st. joseph lead...
                      • zinc
                      • abandoned

                      Duane Methodist Episcopal Church

                      Duane Methodist Episcopal Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 by the United States Department of the InteriorWilliam C Pomeroy Foundation 2016Submitted by Alan ...

                      Duane Methodist Episcopal Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 by the United States Department of the InteriorWilliam C Pomeroy Foundation 2016Submitted by Alan ...

                      • duane ny
                      • methodist episc...
                      • church
                      • historic
                      • adirondacks
                      • alan r reno