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Gilbertson Building
2024-02-27 04:45
Devils Lake, North Dakota.contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Commerce •… Read More
Devils Lake State Bank
2024-02-27 03:55
Devils Lake, North Dakota.contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Commerce •… Read More
Iron Pile Driver
2024-02-27 02:03
St. George, Utah.To your right, is the top portion of an iron pile driver. It was used to drive volcanic rock into the swampy ground to form the foundation for the building of the St. George… Read More
Korea 1951 - 1953
2024-02-27 01:54
Sarasota, Florida.To those who served (War, Korean) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
Brigham City Co-Op
2024-02-27 01:47
Brigham City, Utah.SITE NUMBER 74 Brigham City was the first important Mormon community to organize fistle for cooperative activity under a system later incorporated in the United Order of 1… Read More
The Center Of Perry County Government
2024-02-27 01:45
New Bloomfield, Pennsylvania.Since 1825, Perry County has constructed numerous buildings for judicial and legal services. The most prominent is the County Court House, the oldest in Pennsylv… Read More
A Pioneer Home
2024-02-27 01:42
Brigham City, Utah.The Knudsen cabin, built by Porter Squires for Wilhelm and Laura Amelia Knudsen in 1855, was one of the first permanent structures in Brigham City. Located on the corner o… Read More
A Senator's Recollection
2024-02-27 01:39
near Central, Utah.On September 16, 1859, 17-year-old James H. Berry witnessed an event that he would never forget. He saw 15 children return to relatives and friends in Carrollton, Arkansas… Read More
Box Elder Fort
2024-02-27 01:36
Brigham City, Utah.Site number 55 In July 1853 Brigham Young ordered the people settled in the Brigham City vicinity, construct another fort to provide protection from the Indians. This fort… Read More
The Perry Historians
2024-02-27 01:34
near Newport, Pennsylvania.The Perry Historians began in 1976 as a grass-roots organization, largely through the efforts of Harry A. Focht and Jerry A. Clouse, to preserve the oral and genea… Read More
Leaders Of The Arkansas Wagon Train
2024-02-27 01:27
near Central, Utah.Accounts of the Arkansas wagon train list two leaders: John T. Baker (1805-1857) and Alexander Fracher (1812-1857). John T. Baker was a farmer and cattleman, described as… Read More
Colorado School Of Mines
2024-02-27 01:22
Golden, Colorado.On this site stood the first building of the Colorado School Of Mines built in 1866 as part of Jarvis Hall through the efforts of Bishop George Randall and the Episcopal Chu… Read More
Blue Ball Tavern
2024-02-27 01:19
near Newport, Pennsylvania.This tavern operated as early as 1798. The tavern's name refers to a large blue ball suspended from a pole; when raised, it announced to travelers and teamsters th… Read More
Parkview Hotel
2024-02-27 01:12
Lititz, Pennsylvania.Historic Lititz Parkview Hotel Established 1901 Aptly named and a perfect location for travelers and locals, the Parkview Hotel was opened in May of 1901 by Hiram Holtzh… Read More
To The Memory Of
2024-02-27 01:08
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania.To the memory of those men and women who honorably served in preserving the ideals of the United States of America (Military) Includes location, directions, 2 ph… Read More
In Honor Of Our Fallen Heroes
2024-02-27 01:07
Sinking Spring, Pennsylvania.Borough of Sinking Spring In honor of our fallen heroes "They paid the ultimate sacrifice while serving the community." Scott A Wertz 1966 - 2006 Kyle D Pagerly… Read More
York Haven
2024-02-27 01:03
York Haven, Pennsylvania.Lewisberry - 9 York Haven So named being a haven for transportation down Susquehanna River Founded 1814 (Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) I… Read More
Citizen's Fire Company No. 1
2024-02-27 01:01
Newport, Pennsylvania.Commitment and Courage Over the decades, dedicated volunteers have invested countless hours in training, practice and responding to thousands of fires and accidents. T… Read More
Citizen's Fire Company No. 1
2024-02-27 00:53
Newport, Pennsylvania.The 1956 Fire Hall To house augmented equipment and vehicles, the present Company twice has moved to larger quarters — in 1956 to 50 South 3rd Street and in 1999… Read More
Citizen's Fire Company No. 1
2024-02-27 00:43
Newport, Pennsylvania.Since 1925, the Newport Citizen's Fire Company No. 1 has provided Newport and surrounding township with an ever increasing level and safety efficiency and service. Duri… Read More
David English, Sr.
2024-02-27 00:31
Newport, Pennsylvania.In 1762, David English, Sr., a yeoman farmer from what is now Dauphin County, began to claim land that in time became part of Miller and Oliver Townships and Newport Bo… Read More
The Church Of The Nativity
2024-02-27 00:19
Newport, Pennsylvania.Built in 1889, The Church of the Nativity was constructed by prominent Newport contractor John W. Hetrick in mock Tudor style. The adjacent 1893 facility served as the… Read More
A Montage Of Memories
2024-02-26 23:38
Newport, Pennsylvania.Some of the following structures are no more; some have had their original uses altered by time and circumstance. They are part of Newport's past where citizens lived… Read More
The Demaree / Hench House
2024-02-26 23:16
Newport, Pennsylvania.The Demareee/Hench building epitomizes the town's growing affluence after 1865. Several of the community's leading citizens have resided here during the past 150 years… Read More
Episcopal Church Of The Ascension
2024-02-26 22:42
Sierra Madre, California.This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. Sierra Madre Historical Landmark, Church o… Read More
Newport 1895
2024-02-26 22:35
Newport, Pennsylvania.The last decades of the 19th century and first decades of the 20th century were the high mark of Newport and Oliver Township industrialization and manufacturing. This p… Read More
Elephant Packing House
2024-02-26 04:44
Fullerton, California.This property - Elephant Packing House - has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior. (Agriculture &bull&hell…Read More
Columbia Post No. 706
2024-02-26 04:24
Forest Park, Illinois.Columbia Post No. 706 Department of Illinois Grand Army of the Republic 1861 – 1865 (War, US Civil • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sorora… Read More
Dillard-Campbell House
2024-02-26 03:42
Hopkinsville, Kentucky.1849: Constructed in 1848-1849, the Dillard Campbell House is the most sophisticated example of Greek Revival residential architecture in Christian County. Daniel Umbe… Read More
West Motor Parts, Inc.
2024-02-26 03:22
Devils Lake, North Dakota.This building contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Co… Read More
Enter The 21st Century
2024-02-26 02:49
near Newport, Pennsylvania.Wheat, oats and rye were the mainstay of early 19th century agriculture. By the 21st century corn was the largest field crop, producing twice as many bushels on 10… Read More
The 20th Century Perry County Farm
2024-02-26 02:25
near Newport, Pennsylvania.As the century began almost all farms had a flock of chickens usually tended by women. Young chicks grew up in a brooder house kept warm by a stove on cool nights… Read More
Perry County Agriculture
2024-02-26 02:06
near Newport, Pennsylvania.The First Settlers, the Mid-18th Century When the Scotch-Irish and German settles entered Perry County in the 1750s, they found fertile limestone valleys, such as… Read More
U.S. Post Office Building
2024-02-26 01:53
Hopkinsville, Kentucky.It would seemingly be impossible to erect a better building. – Kentucky New Era, March 1, 1915 1915: The U.S. Post Office opened with great fanfare on Feb. 27, 1… Read More
Mac's Lounge
2024-02-26 01:45
Devils Lake, North Dakota.This building contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Co… Read More
The Canal That Went Over A Mountain
2024-02-26 01:11
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.The "super highways" of the 1800s. In the mid-1800s, there was only one wagon route linking Philadelphia to Pittsburgh, and it took 23 days to travel it &mdash&hell…Read More
Woolworth's
2024-02-26 01:11
Devils Lake, North Dakota.This building contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Co… Read More
Millerstown Dairies
2024-02-26 00:33
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.By the early 20th century, local farms began to offer dairy products that gradually replaced the need for a family cow. Fertile Pfoutz and Raccoon valleys prov… Read More
Millerstown Recreation
2024-02-26 00:08
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.From its beginning, Millerstown residents have enjoyed leisure activities with a community focus, including sports, music, theater, and outdoor recreation. Hun… Read More
116 W. Prospect Ave.
2024-02-26 00:02
Ottawa, Illinois.This property has been designated a Local Historic Landmark by the City of Ottawa, Illinois October 16, 2018 (Charity & Public Work • Architecture • Women) Inc… Read More
All Gave Some Some Gave All
2024-02-26 00:00
Lake City, Florida.All Gave Some Some Gave All Military Order of the Purple Heart Chapter 772 Lake City, FL (Military • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2… Read More
9-11 Never Forget
2024-02-25 23:59
Lake City, Florida.In Honor of all who served during the Global War on Terrorism. As part of the Operations and Campaigns in Iraq and Afghanistan 2001-2021 With Special Honor to LCPL Ronald… Read More
The Railroad Across The River
2024-02-25 23:50
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.From its beginnings in the 18th century, Millerstown has been an important transportation hub for the area. By 1830 a stage road from Liverpool passed through… Read More
Millerstown Transportation
2024-02-25 22:37
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.Situated at the intersection of major roads, a railroad, and a canal, Millerstown flourished in the 19th and 20th centuries. Stage coaches, horse-drawn wagons… Read More
Millerstown - The Canal Era
2024-02-25 22:14
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.Millerstown, founded in 1790 as the first borough in Perry County, has long served as a transportation hub. From the time of settlement river arks and flatboat… Read More
The Millerstown Tannery, 1800-1928
2024-02-25 21:38
Millerstown, Pennsylvania.On this site in 1800 brothers William, Caleb and Joshua North of a prominent local family, constructed the Rock Oak Tannery the town's first industry. After a busin… Read More
Governor James Addams Beaver
2024-02-25 21:24
Millerstown, Pennsylvania.Born of two prominent Millerstown families on October 21, 1837, James Beaver led a distinguished career in many areas of public service. His paternal grandfather, T… Read More
Henriette Ronner
2024-02-25 20:56
, Netherlands.Henriette Ronner-Knip (1821-1909) Geboren in een kunstenaarsfamilie had Henriette Knip, zoals haar meisjesnaam luidt, al jong een voorliefde voor het schilderen van gezelschaps… Read More
Jamieson Block
2024-02-25 20:51
Devils Lake, North Dakota.This building contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Co… Read More
Cochran-Anspach House
2024-02-25 20:50
Millerstown, Pennsylvania.The Cochran-Anspach House was built in 1821 by Isaiah Clark for Thomas Cochran, one of the first settlers of Millerstown. Cochran and his three brothers, Protestant… Read More
Grand Rapids Public Library
2024-02-25 19:58
Grand Rapids, Michigan.This plaque is issued by the Historical Society of Michigan in recognition of Grand Rapids Public Library founded in 1871 for more than 150 years of continuous operati… Read More
Welcome To Loreauville
2024-02-25 19:52
Loreauville, Louisiana.Like many communities along the Teche, early life in the village of Loreauville revolved around the church. Ozaire Joseph Loreau donated a piece of property in 1871 wi… Read More
Tom Mboya Memorial
2024-02-25 19:50
, Kenya.This monument is dedicated to Thomas Joseph Odhiambo Mboya (15th August 1930 – 5 July 1969) Gallant Kenyan, pioneer trade unionist, educationist, independence activist Eloquent… Read More
Judge Joseph Crockett House
2024-02-25 19:16
Hopkinsville, Kentucky.This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Government & Politics • Architectur… Read More
The Oak Allée & Bottle Garden
2024-02-25 17:36
Natchez, Louisiana.The grand Live Oaks in the allée or alley were planted around 1826 according to the Prud'homme family. The interlocking canopies cool a large area in front of the h… Read More
Hinckley House
2024-02-25 13:12
Washington, Louisiana.Asa Norton, fur trapper and trader, and his wife, Anna, built this house and planted the live oaks around 1811. After being damaged by fire, the home was rebuilt in the… Read More
Haagsche Hopje / Hague Hopje Bonbons
2024-02-25 07:23
, Netherlands.Stamhuis van het Haagsche Hopje Hier was vanaf 1794 tot 1955 gevestigd het confiseurhuis P. Nieuwekerk & Zn. Erven Th. van Haaren op verzoek van Baron H. Hop. Oud gezant de… Read More
First Responder And Military Memorial
2024-02-25 06:26
near Rensselaer, Indiana.First Responder and Military Memorial Eagle Scout Project by Dylan Jay Perry Troop 152 Rensselaer, Indiana Dedicated June 5, 2021 (Military) Includes location, direc… Read More
Bracken Building
2024-02-25 06:14
Greensburg, Indiana.Built c. 1873 by Dr. William Bracken, this excellent Italianate commercial building displays decorative cornice work and unique rope trim on the upper window hoods. Dr. B… Read More
Erie Station
2024-02-25 06:10
Goshen, New York.Completed 1867. Replaced original depot serving NY & Erie Railroad since 1841. Became Village Police Department in 1986. (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location… Read More
Cycles Of Change
2024-02-25 05:50
Saint Paul, Minnesota.This site once rose high above the surrounding land. Beginning in 1851, it was known as "Baptist Hill" because leading members of the First Baptist congregation chose i… Read More
Egg War Of The Farallones
2024-02-25 05:41
San Francisco, California.In 1849 chickens were scarce in San Francisco. The Pacific Egg Company was formed and sailed to the farallon "Devil's Teeth" Islands, just 30 miles outside the Gold… Read More
Chantilly House
2024-02-25 05:27
Devils Lake, North Dakota.This building contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Co… Read More
The Treaty Period (1801-1847)
2024-02-25 05:24
Oakville, Ontario.Under the Royal Proclamation of 1763, European settlement could not proceed without a formal treaty with the aboriginal proprietors of the land. In 1806 the Mississauga sig… Read More
Second Ranger Battalion
2024-02-25 05:20
Bedford, Virginia.One of two battalions that on D-Day made up the Provisional Ranger Group (PRG) under the command of Lt. Col. James E. Rudder, the Second Ranger Battalion was activated at C… Read More
Site Of San Augustine University
2024-02-25 05:20
San Augustine, Texas.Incorporated June 5, 1837. Granted four leagues of land for its support. Opened September 5, 1842. Marcus A. Montrose, President, 1842-1845. James Russell, M. A. Univers… Read More
Site Of Original
2024-02-25 05:13
Kentland, Indiana.In the grove of trees northeast was site of original Patron & Farmer's Agricultural Fair "Pun'kin Vine Fair" 1882-1888 Located on farm of George Herriman Dedicated by H… Read More
Wilmot
2024-02-25 05:04
Wilmot, Indiana.Wilmot 1840 P.O. 1849-1911 Last Water Mill 1848-1953 (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates… Read More
Rocklin Hose Company No. 1
2024-02-25 05:02
Rocklin, California.May 1893: Another block fire raged on Rocklin’s Front Street; 25 businesses were destroyed and chambermaid Alice Irish lost her life. In that same year, the City of… Read More
Cullen House
2024-02-25 04:56
San Augustine, Texas.Greek colonial home; pediments, Doric columns. Garret ballroom runs length of house, has opening fan-shaped windows. Long, wide center hall. 5 fireplaces with crane in k… Read More
Site Of Old Customhouse
2024-02-25 04:45
San Augustine, Texas.On El Camino Real - Old Spanish Road. One of 3 ports of entry in Republic of Texas, 1836-1845; here duties were collected for entire eastern border. For many years, only… Read More
Paul's Appliance
2024-02-25 04:34
Devils Lake, North Dakota.This building contributes to the Devils Lake Commercial District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1989 (Notable Buildings • Industry & Co… Read More
The Finial
2024-02-25 04:24
Monticello, Indiana.The finial seen here is an original from the courthouse roof dating back to 1894. This was donated to the memorial by David Diener. (Architecture) Includes location, dire… Read More
Latham Confederate Monument
2024-02-25 04:23
Hopkinsville, Kentucky.[West side] This monument is erected at the place of his birth by a surviving comrade to commemorate the virtues of the Confederate Dead A.D. 1887 [North side] Beneath… Read More
The Old Spanish Trail Through Clark County
2024-02-25 00:57
Las Vegas, Nevada.Spanish Trail travelers through Clark County followed changing routes as they learned shortcuts and new sources of water, but the trail always connected watering holes. Spa… Read More
Site Of Warrington Flour Mills
2024-02-25 00:50
Warrington, Indiana.Brown Twp. Site of Warrington Flour Mills 1874-1913 First in Hancock County to use silk bolting cloth for refining flour. Brand name was "Snow Flake Flour". (Industry … Read More
Lining Up For Death
2024-02-25 00:36
near Marietta, Georgia.For the Union soldiers ordered to line up and march into battle here on June 27, 1864, these fields were a death trap. Confederate guns were only yards away— and… Read More
2924 Hennepin Avenue: Abdallah's
2024-02-25 00:32
Minneapolis, Minnesota.Albert Abdallah immigrated to the United States as a teenager from Lebanon, arriving in Minneapolis at the turn of the last century. He entered the confectionary busin… Read More
Las Vegas Ranches 1865-1905
2024-02-25 00:25
Las Vegas, Nevada.Life in the Las Vegas Valley in the 19th Century revolved around three ranches owned by 0.D. Gass/Archibald Stewart, Conrad Kiel and Jim Wilson. The Gass/Stewart Ranch (186… Read More
Site Of Hays Building
2024-02-25 00:10
Corydon, Indiana.The original Hays Building was used by Samuel Wright and three generations of attorneys: Henry C. Hays, C. Blaine Hays Sr., and C. Blaine Hays, Jr. The second floor housed a… Read More
The Mohave Desert
2024-02-25 00:05
Las Vegas, Nevada.The most dangerous section of the Old Spanish Trail crossed the Mojave Desert; it is extremely hot in the summer and without major rivers running through it. Springs and th… Read More
Leading Citizens
2024-02-24 23:57
Oakville, Ontario.Oakville’s early businessmen realized their success depended on the prosperity and attractiveness of the larger community. Many of them made civic affairs their busin… Read More
Griffin Building
2024-02-24 23:53
Corydon, Indiana.Harbin Applegate constructed the building in 1865. The Griffin & McGrain Dry Goods Store operated here until they moved to the corner of Beaver and Elm Streets. Patrick… Read More
Millerstown
2024-02-24 23:33
Millerstown, Pennsylvania.Oldest town in Perry County (Settlements & Settlers • Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
Welcome To Millerstown
2024-02-24 23:24
near Millerstown, Pennsylvania.Oldest community in Perry County (Settlements & Settlers • Political Subdivisions) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
Millerstown
2024-02-24 23:17
Millerstown, Pennsylvania.Named for David Miller-pioneer settler Founded 1790 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
Landisburg
2024-02-24 23:03
Landisburg, Pennsylvania.Named for Abram Landis Founded 1793 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
Newburg
2024-02-24 22:38
Newburg, Pennsylvania.Named for Newburg, Germany Founded 1826 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
St. Mark Methodist Episcopal Church
2024-02-24 22:36
Washington, Louisiana.This church is located on property that was originally part of Oakland Plantation. It was sold to the United Methodist Church in 1911. (Churches & Religion) Include… Read More
Newville
2024-02-24 22:34
near Newville, Pennsylvania.Meaning new village Founded 1794 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map Read More
Patriots Of The Opelousas Militia
2024-02-24 22:07
Washington, Louisiana.Interned in this old Church Landing Cemetery are the known remains of eleven Revolutionary War Patriots of the Opelousas Post Militia of 1779. As Spanish forces under G… Read More
Victory Hill
2024-02-24 21:27
Baton Rouge, Louisiana.There's nothing like Saturday Night in Tiger Stadium, but it's the pregame walk down Victory Hill that energizes the Tigers as they make their way into Death Valley. T… Read More
Annie J. Bronson Veterans Memorial Walk
2024-02-24 20:59
Bedford, Virginia.Annie J. Bronson was born in Kansas, the daughter of a Union Army Officer. Her father was in Abraham Lincoln's Army during the Civil War. She was not politically active in… Read More

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