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The Hughen School

Since 1937, the Hughen School and other related facilities have provided assistance to individuals with disabilities. The school grew out of a vision by the Rotary Club of Port Arthur to start a ...

Since 1937, the Hughen School and other related facilities have provided assistance to individuals with disabilities. The school grew out of a vision by the Rotary Club of Port Arthur to start ...

  • texas
  • port arthur
  • jefferson count...
  • school

Ernest Ladd

Nicknamed

Nicknamed "The Big Cat,” Mr. Ernie Ladd was an American Collegiate professional football player & professional wrestler. A standout athlete in high school, Ladd attended Grambling State University on ...

  • louisiana
  • sports. footbal...
  • wrestling

Sidney Simien "Rockin' Sidney" (1938-1998)

Born in LeBeau, Rockin' Sidney's musical background focused on rhythm and blues, from the 1950s to the 70s. Rockin' Sidney incorporated  into zydeco almost every style of music, from Caribbean beats ...

Born in LeBeau, Rockin' Sidney's musical background focused on rhythm and blues, from the 1950s to the 70s. Rockin' Sidney incorporated into zydeco almost every style of music, from Caribbean beats ...

  • louisiana
  • zydeco
  • music

Beau Jocque (1953-1999)

Born Andrus J. Espree, Beau Jocque, was a Creole zydeco musician active in the 1990s. A large man (6'

Born Andrus J. Espree, Beau Jocque, was a Creole zydeco musician active in the 1990s. A large man (6'" and 270 pounds) he took the stage name "Beau Jocque," which is Louisiana Creole for "Big ...

  • louisiana
  • zydeco
  • music

Rockin' Dopsie (1932-1993)

Born in Carencro, Alton Rubin was a leading zydeco musician and crowd-pleasing performed who played to enthusiastic crowds at concerts and festivals throughout Europe and the Untied States. Dopsie ...

Born in Carencro, Alton Rubin was a leading zydeco musician and crowd-pleasing performed who played to enthusiastic crowds at concerts and festivals throughout Europe and the Untied States. ...

  • louisiana
  • zydeco. music
  • opelousas

Roy Carrier (1947-2010)

A native of Lawtell, Roy Carrier learned to play in the traditional Creole style from his own father and later formed his own band. To earn a living, he worked as an offshore oil-driller and also ran ...

A native of Lawtell, Roy Carrier learned to play in the traditional Creole style from his own father and later formed his own band. To earn a living, he worked as an offshore oil-driller and also ran ...

  • louisiana
  • zydeco
  • music
  • opelousas

Canray Fontenot (1922-1995)

Canray Fontenot is considered the greatest Creole fiddler, known for his blues tonalities and sizable repertoire of French music and fiddle tunes, including many rags. Also a master songwriter, he ...

Canray Fontenot is considered the greatest Creole fiddler, known for his blues tonalities and sizable repertoire of French music and fiddle tunes, including many rags. Also a master songwriter, he ...

  • louisiana
  • music
  • zydeco
  • opelousas

BURLINGAME RAILROAD STATION

BURLINGAME RAILROAD STATION THIS FIRST PERMANENT BUILDING IN THE MISSION REVIVAL. STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE WAS DESIGNED BY GEORGE H. HOWARD AND J.B. MATHISON AND FINANCED BY LOCAL RESIDENTS AND THE ...

BURLINGAME RAILROAD STATION THIS FIRST PERMANENT BUILDING IN THE MISSION REVIVAL. STYLE OF ARCHITECTURE WAS DESIGNED BY GEORGE H. HOWARD AND J.B. MATHISON AND FINANCED BY LOCAL RESIDENTS AND THE ...

    Juan Bautista de Anza, San Francisco

    On March 27, 1776, the Spanish explorer Juan Batista de Anza and his men camped at Mountain Lake before exploring the area and setting up a Presidio and Mission, the beginnings of San Francisco. This ...

    On March 27, 1776, the Spanish explorer Juan Batista de Anza and his men camped at Mountain Lake before exploring the area and setting up a Presidio and Mission, the beginnings of San Francisco. This ...

      Lake Pepin

      Submitted by @changeup3

      Submitted by @changeup3

        Cristobal de Aguirre y Teresa Pelegrina

          Women's Club of Walnut Creek Clubhouse

          Submitted by @jqmcd

          Submitted by @jqmcd

            Strawberry Fields

              First Burger King In Europe

              Submitted by @grodira

              Submitted by @grodira

                Battle of Compo Hill

                  Richard E. Lyng

                  Submitted by @jqmcd

                  Submitted by @jqmcd

                    St. Anne's Point

                    Submitted by @bthubbard

                    Submitted by @bthubbard

                      Keller Beach

                        Clapps of Portland

                        Submitted by @bthubbard

                        Submitted by @bthubbard

                        • upbuilder
                        • portland
                        • clapp
                        • doer of good wo...

                        Spanish Steps Marker

                        Submitted by:@IanThorp

                        Submitted by:@IanThorp

                        • italy rome arch...

                        W. H. S. Monck

                        DUBLIN AND EAST TOURISM W. H. S. MONCK 1839 1915 AND COLLEAGUES MADE THE FIRST ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS OF STARLIGHT HERE ON 1892 AUGUST 28 Submitted by @SheilaPortobelo

                        DUBLIN AND EAST TOURISM W. H. S. MONCK 1839 1915 AND COLLEAGUES MADE THE FIRST ELECTRICAL MEASUREMENTS OF STARLIGHT HERE ON 1892 AUGUST 28 Submitted by @SheilaPortobelo

                          The Grange and Fraternal Hall

                          THE GRANGE AND FRATERNAL HALL (1874) 233 FRONT STREET THE DANVILLE GRANGE WAS A FARMERS' ASSOCIATION AND THE HUB OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE LATE 1800's AND EARLY 1900's, THE GRANGE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN ...

                          THE GRANGE AND FRATERNAL HALL (1874) 233 FRONT STREET THE DANVILLE GRANGE WAS A FARMERS' ASSOCIATION AND THE HUB OF THE COMMUNITY IN THE LATE 1800's AND EARLY 1900's, THE GRANGE WAS INSTRUMENTAL IN ...

                            Lafayette House Pony Express

                            Submitted by @jqmcd

                            Submitted by @jqmcd

                              Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer Mansion

                              Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer Mansion Built in 1871-75 for William Dresbach, Davisville's first post- master. The mansion was home to the Hunts and Boyers from 1899- 1973. Listed in the National Register of ...

                              Dresbach-Hunt-Boyer Mansion Built in 1871-75 for William Dresbach, Davisville's first post- master. The mansion was home to the Hunts and Boyers from 1899- 1973. Listed in the National Register ...

                                Raven Stealing the Sun Totem Pole