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Submitted by @beckerben  

Submitted by @beckerben

    Liberty Bank Landmark and Legacy

    LIBERTY BANK LANDMARK AND LEGACY  First Black Bank in the Pacific Northwest  May 30, 1968 to 1988   2320 E Union  Multicultural Founders  James Purnell, President Dr. James E. Jackson, Chairman  Dr. ...

    LIBERTY BANK LANDMARK AND LEGACY  First Black Bank in the Pacific Northwest  May 30, 1968 to 1988 2320 E Union  Multicultural Founders  James Purnell, President Dr. James E. Jackson, Chairman Dr. ...

      Rochfort Trestle, AB

      Rochfort Trestle The community was named after an English homesteader, Cowper Rochfort. The Canadian Northern Railroad constructed the railway and bridge in 1919. The trestle was built with a frame ...

      Rochfort Trestle The community was named after an English homesteader, Cowper Rochfort. The Canadian Northern Railroad constructed the railway and bridge in 1919. The trestle was built with a ...

      • rail
      • railway
      • trestle
      • train
      • alberta
      • se-24-57-05

      Wildfire Memorial Kamloops

      During the summer of 2003 the Thompson-Nicola region endured its most devastating wildfires ever. Unprecedented in numbers and massive in scope, the fires destroyed 89 homes and 7 businesses, ...

      During the summer of 2003 the Thompson-Nicola region endured its most devastating wildfires ever. Unprecedented in numbers and massive in scope, the fires destroyed 89 homes and 7 businesses, ...

      • wildfire
      • memorial
      • kamloops
      • bc

      Marconi's First Radio Transmissions Across Water

      1897 1947 NEAR THIS SPOT THE FIRST RADIO MESSAGES WERE EXCHANGED ACROSS WATER BY GUGLIELMO MARCONI AND GEORGE KEMP BETWEEN LAVERNOCK AND FLAT HOLM 11th MAY, LAVERNOCK AND BREAN DOWN 18th MAY 1897   ...

      1897 1947 NEAR THIS SPOT THE FIRST RADIO MESSAGES WERE EXCHANGED ACROSS WATER BY GUGLIELMO MARCONI AND GEORGE KEMP BETWEEN LAVERNOCK AND FLAT HOLM 11th MAY, LAVERNOCK AND BREAN DOWN 18th MAY ...

      • marconi
      • wireless
      • radio transmiss...

      The Comfort Maple

      This tree believed to be Canada's oldest sugar maple (Acer Saccharum) was accepted for its preservation April 30 1961 by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority from Miss Edna Eleanor Comfort, ...

      This tree believed to be Canada's oldest sugar maple (Acer Saccharum) was accepted for its preservation April 30 1961 by the Niagara Peninsula Conservation Authority from Miss Edna Eleanor Comfort, ...

      • maple tree
      • natural monumen...
      • canada
      • ontario
      • comfort maple

      William Budd lived here

      Submitted by: Alistair Wylie

      Submitted by: Alistair Wylie

      • william budd
      • epidemiology
      • infectious dise...

      Ashburn Colored School

      On this site stands Ashburn Colored School, a one-room public schoolhouse built ca. 1892 for African American students. Virginia's public school system, established in 1870, was racially segregated ...

      On this site stands Ashburn Colored School, a one- room public schoolhouse built ca. 1892 for African American students. Virginia's public school system, established in 1870, was racially segregated ...

      • historic school
      • segregation

      Snake River Watershed Protection and Flood Prevention Project

      Why would anyone from Chicago or the San Francisco Bay Area find themselves driving through Warren, Minnesota. In my case, it's because my dad was born there in 1921, and in the summer of 2018 I ...

      Why would anyone from Chicago or the San Francisco Bay Area find themselves driving through Warren, Minnesota. In my case, it's because my dad was born there in 1921, and in the summer of 2018 ...

      • minnesota
      • marshall county
      • warren
      • flood control
      • red river of th...
      • snake river

      Marc von Trapp

      Submitted by Erin Wilson

      Submitted by Erin Wilson

        West Oakland Multi- Service Center

          Francis Marion Smith

            Bay Bridges District California Garden Clubs Inc

              Storyteller Bridge, Dracena Park

              • piedmont

              Storyteller Bridge

              • piedmont

              Piedmont Springs Hotel

              • piedmont

              The Exedra Plaza Commemorative Trees

              • piedmont

              The Exedra Plaza

              • piedmont

              Matthew Daniel Lempres

              • piedmont

              The Japanese Tea House

              • piedmont

              City of Piedmont Japanese Tea House

              • piedmont

              Arthur Merton Merrill

              • piedmont
              • friend of piedm...

              Constitutional Bicentennial Wall

              • piedmont

              Piedmont Springs Clubhouse & Cafe

              • piedmont

              The Cascade

              • piedmont