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Benjamin Paul

Chief Benjamin Paul was one of the last persons to speak the Chitimacha language. Shortly after his death the language died although Doctor Benjamin Swadesh of Yale University attempted to preserve ...

Chief Benjamin Paul was one of the last persons to speak the Chitimacha language. Shortly after his death the language died although Doctor Benjamin Swadesh of Yale University attempted to ...

  • louisiana
  • chitimacha
  • native american

Chitimacha Villages

At one time there were twelve to fifteen separate Chitimacha villages in the Atchafalaya Basin and surrounding area. They stretched from Charenton to Donaldsonville and up north to just east of Baton ...

At one time there were twelve to fifteen separate Chitimacha villages in the Atchafalaya Basin and surrounding area. They stretched from Charenton to Donaldsonville and up north to just east of ...

  • louisiana
  • native american...
  • chitimacha

Salmen Lodge - Circa 1830

Affectionately called Salmen Lodge by the Scouts, this French Creole cottage was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006 and is one of a few early structures preserved along Bayou ...

Affectionately called Salmen Lodge by the Scouts, this French Creole cottage was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 2006 and is one of a few early structures preserved along Bayou ...

  • louisiana
  • settlers

Fritz Salmen

This Tabletis erected in memory ofFritz SalmenA pioneer industrialist whoin 1924 gave this land to be used as a Boy Scout camp siteDedicated to the development ofgood citizenship of American youth.

This Tabletis erected in memory ofFritz SalmenA pioneer industrialist whoin 1924 gave this land to be used as a Boy Scout camp siteDedicated to the development ofgood citizenship of American youth.

  • louisiana
  • camp
  • boy scouts

History of Camp Salmen

The 130 acres of the Camp Salmen Nature Park were once part of the Salmen Brick and Lumber Company. Many bricks used to build New Orleans were manufactured on this site. The only remaining building ...

The 130 acres of the Camp Salmen Nature Park were once part of the Salmen Brick and Lumber Company. Many bricks used to build New Orleans were manufactured on this site. The only remaining building ...

  • louisiana
  • camp
  • st. tammany par...

Infinity Eagle

It took technology for our natural occurring species to take wingsand leave the earth.This sculpture is yet another gift to the people of the Mississippi Coast fromrenowned artist Marlin Miller and ...

It took technology for our natural occurring species to take wingsand leave the earth.This sculpture is yet another gift to the people of the Mississippi Coast fromrenowned artist Marlin Miller and ...

  • mississippi
  • astronaut
  • nasa

Logtown Cemetery and Possum Walk

In the early 1900's, there were 2,000-3,000 residents of Logtown. There was a two-story general store, company offices, homes built in rustic versions of the popular Queen Anne style, a public school ...

In the early 1900's, there were 2,000-3,000 residents of Logtown. There was a two-story general store, company offices, homes built in rustic versions of the popular Queen Anne style, a public school ...

  • mississippi
  • village

Tsunami Buoy

In 1995, NOAA began the development of the Deep-ocean Assessment and Detection of Tsunami (DART) system to provide better warnings for tsunami-prone communities. Until 2004, the U.S. operated 6 ...

In 1995, NOAA began the development of the Deep- ocean Assessment and Detection of Tsunami (DART) system to provide better warnings for tsunami- prone communities. Until 2004, the U.S. operated ...

  • mississippi

Tao Buoy

NOAA completed the Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (TAO) array for the detection of El Niño and La Niña in the Pacific Ocean in 1994 after 10 years of development in which NOAA deployed 400 buoys on 83 ...

NOAA completed the Tropical Atmosphere Ocean (TAO) array for the detection of El Niño and La Niña in the Pacific Ocean in 1994 after 10 years of development in which NOAA deployed 400 buoys on ...

  • mississippi
  • noaa

Special Operations Craft Riverine (SOC-R)

The SOC-R is designed as a high speed boat with ample weapons and equipment capacity. Its primary mission is insertion/extraction of SEALs into a low-to-medium threat environment in a riverine area. ...

The SOC-R is designed as a high speed boat with ample weapons and equipment capacity. Its primary mission is insertion/extraction of SEALs into a low-to-medium threat environment in a riverine area. ...

  • mississippi

H-1 Rocket Engine

Developed by Rocketdyne, the H-1 rocket engine burned liquid oxygen and propellant RP-1, a kerosene derivative. A cluster of eight H-1 engines powered the Saturn S-1B rocket's first stage, providing ...

Developed by Rocketdyne, the H-1 rocket engine burned liquid oxygen and propellant RP-1, a kerosene derivative. A cluster of eight H-1 engines powered the Saturn S-1B rocket's first stage, providing ...

  • mississippi
  • nasa
  • rockets

F-1 Rocket Engine

Developed by Rocketdyne, five F-1 engines powered the S-1C first stage of the Saturn V rocket that launched humans to the moon during the Apollo Program and later to the orbiting Skylab spacecraft. ...

Developed by Rocketdyne, five F-1 engines powered the S-1C first stage of the Saturn V rocket that launched humans to the moon during the Apollo Program and later to the orbiting Skylab spacecraft. ...

  • mississippi
  • nasa
  • lunar
  • rocket

Hurricane Katrina

Never has there been such a volunteer effort than was shown after Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005. We thank all who came to our aid and gave us hope and help after the devastation of this storm. ...

Never has there been such a volunteer effort than was shown after Hurricane Katrina on August 29, 2005. We thank all who came to our aid and gave us hope and help after the devastation of this ...

  • mississippi
  • hurricane katri...
  • memorial
  • waveland
  • disaster

Lunar Lander

During the 1960s, this vehicle was used as a trainerby the Apollo astronauts for their moon missions.

During the 1960s, this vehicle was used as a trainerby the Apollo astronauts for their moon missions."The Eagle has landed," said astronaut Neil Armstrong as he and Buzz Aldrin descended in their ...

  • mississippi
  • lunar
  • nasa

From The People of Waveland

In appreciation and gratitude to all who gave their time, energy, and money to help us recover from Hurricane Camille. On August 17, 1969 our city was devastated, but those who cared came to her ...

In appreciation and gratitude to all who gave their time, energy, and money to help us recover from Hurricane Camille. On August 17, 1969 our city was devastated, but those who cared came to her ...

  • mississippi
  • hurricane camil...
  • disaster

Harmony Grove Anti- Slavery Rostrum

1850 -- 1875HARMONY GROVE Anti-Slavery RostrumGATHERINGS HERE LED THE AGITATION WHICH RESULTED IN THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN AMERICA FRAMINGHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1915 It was during this rally that ...

1850 -- 1875HARMONY GROVE Anti-Slavery RostrumGATHERINGS HERE LED THE AGITATION WHICH RESULTED IN THE ABOLITION OF SLAVERY IN AMERICA FRAMINGHAM HISTORICAL SOCIETY 1915 It was during this rally that ...

  • slavery
  • abolition
  • rostrum

Thomas P. Hennessey Fields

    Jolie Crider Memorial Skatepark 2.0

    The new sign by @3stDesign and @notatruc for the Jolie Crider Memorial Skatepark revealed today at the ribbon cutting ceremony! @SaarioJanne @trufelman @romanmars @99piorg https://t.co/oRoqAJ9wpb ...

    The new sign by @3stDesign and @notatruc for the Jolie Crider Memorial Skatepark revealed today at the ribbon cutting ceremony! @SaarioJanne @trufelman @romanmars @99piorg https://t.co/oRoqAJ9wpb ...

      Haney's Big House (July 2, 1895 - February 12, 1972)

      Will Haney, a World War I vet, was one of Ferriday's leading African-American businessmen who made his living selling insurance, managing rental property and operating a laundry and hotel. But he is ...

      Will Haney, a World War I vet, was one of Ferriday's leading African-American businessmen who made his living selling insurance, managing rental property and operating a laundry and hotel. But he is ...

      • louisiana
      • music

      Yosha Heroism

      From hebrew:

      From hebrew: "To Mazal and Pinkhas Yosha, for your arrival at heroism [symbolizing the age of 80], from the family"

        Autry - Williams House

        The home of several leading Newton County businessmen, this house was constructed in 1912 by turpentine producer L. M. Autrey. In 1918 he sold it to N. A. Dawson, a road contractor. From 1923 to 1979 ...

        The home of several leading Newton County businessmen, this house was constructed in 1912 by turpentine producer L. M. Autrey. In 1918 he sold it to N. A. Dawson, a road contractor. From 1923 to 1979 ...

        • texas
        • residence
        • newton
        • newton county

        Leon "Pee Wee" Whittaker - Trombonist (1906-1993)

        Leon

        Leon "Pee Wee” Whittaker was born circa 1906. He was raised mostly by his mother, Kizzie who could play "most anything” remembered Pee Wee. Mrs. Whittaker took Pee Wee on tour with her band until he ...

        • louisiana
        • musician

        Dr. Samuel M. Brown

        South Carolina native Samuel M. Brown served with distinction as a surgeon in the Confederate army during the Civil War. He and his family settled in East Texas in 1866 and in 1871 moved to Orange. ...

        South Carolina native Samuel M. Brown served with distinction as a surgeon in the Confederate army during the Civil War. He and his family settled in East Texas in 1866 and in 1871 moved to Orange. ...

        • texas
        • doctor
        • cemetery

        Long Leaf Depot

        The depot was built on this site about 1906 as a joint agency of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern RR and the Red River and Gulf RR. Both shared expenses equally, and the RR&G provided ...

        The depot was built on this site about 1906 as a joint agency of the St. Louis, Iron Mountain and Southern RR and the Red River and Gulf RR. Both shared expenses equally, and the RR&G ...

        • louisiana
        • lumber
        • railroad

        Jimmy Ochiltree Sims Home

        Born in Orange, J.O. Sims (1874-1961) rose from clerk to Board Chairman during his long career with the First National Bank. He married Mary Alberta Spooner (1879-1948) in 1899 and built this ...

        Born in Orange, J.O. Sims (1874-1961) rose from clerk to Board Chairman during his long career with the First National Bank. He married Mary Alberta Spooner (1879-1948) in 1899 and built ...

        • texas
        • house
        • nrhp