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First Marine Division at Cape Gloucester, 1943

"IN MEMORY OF THE FALLEN  COMRADES OF THE  FIRST MARINE DIVISION AT CAPE GLOUCESTER, 1943."

  • 1943
  • cape gloucester

Berlioz, Beethoven

(abridged:) Here the conductor François-Antoine Habeneck revealed BEETHOVEN to the Parisian public (1828)Here HECTOR BERLIOZ performed the Symphonie Fantastique, Lélio, Harold en Italie, Roméo et ...

(abridged:) Here the conductor François-Antoine Habeneck revealed BEETHOVEN to the Parisian public (1828)Here HECTOR BERLIOZ performed the Symphonie Fantastique, Lélio, Harold en Italie, Roméo ...

  • ludwig van beet...
  • hector

Berlioz, Beethoven

(abridged:) Here the conductor François-Antoine Habeneck revealed BEETHOVEN to the Parisian public (1828)Here HECTOR BERLIOZ performed the Symphonie Fantastique, Lélio, Harold en Italie, Roméo et ...

(abridged:) Here the conductor François-Antoine Habeneck revealed BEETHOVEN to the Parisian public (1828)Here HECTOR BERLIOZ performed the Symphonie Fantastique, Lélio, Harold en Italie, Roméo ...

  • ludwig van beet...
  • hector berlioz
  • paris
  • france
  • music
  • 19th century

Sturgis Pretzel Factory

ON THIS SITE IN 1861 JULIUS STURGIS ESTABLISHED THE FIRST PRETZEL BAKERY IN THE NEW WORLD THIS TABLET DEDICATED BY  THE NATIONAL PRETZEL BAKERS INSTITUTE MAY 1951 ALEX V. TISDALE, PRES. Submitted by ...

ON THIS SITE IN 1861 JULIUS STURGIS ESTABLISHED THE FIRST PRETZEL BAKERY IN THE NEW WORLD THIS TABLET DEDICATED BY  THE NATIONAL PRETZEL BAKERS INSTITUTE MAY 1951 ALEX V. TISDALE, PRES. Submitted by ...

  • sturgis
  • pretzel factory
  • pretzel
  • tisdale
  • imageryan

James Wall Finn

James Wall Finn   The celebrated American muralist and decorative artist James Wall Finn lived here from 1900 until his death, first as a boarder, and then with his wife, Florence Lee Quinn, and ...

James Wall Finn   The celebrated American muralist and decorative artist James Wall Finn lived here from 1900 until his death, first as a boarder, and then with his wife, Florence Lee Quinn, and ...

  • james wall finn
  • muralist
  • ny public libra...
  • morgan
  • west 9th street

Berkeley Municipal Rose Garden

    John M. Wilcox Solar Observatory

    Submitted by Damien Chua.

    Submitted by Damien Chua.

      Sam Houston Jones

        Sam Houston Jones   Sam Houston Jones (1897 -1978) was born in Merryville and spent his youth in DeRidder. he is the only native of Beauregard Parish ever elected Governor of Louisiana. Jones ...

        Sam Houston Jones   Sam Houston Jones (1897 -1978) was born in Merryville and spent his youth in DeRidder. he is the only native of Beauregard Parish ever elected Governor of Louisiana. ...

      • louisiana
      • politician

      Green Lane, Pennsylvania

      A 2013 roadside find in rural Pennsylvania that required a walk back along a shoulderless road to get a picture. The text is ... minimalist in several respects: Green LaneNamed for the foliage of the ...

      A 2013 roadside find in rural Pennsylvania that required a walk back along a shoulderless road to get a picture. The text is ... minimalist in several respects: Green LaneNamed for the foliage of the ...

      • green lane
      • pennsylvania

      Old City Hall

      Iberville Parish Courthouse, 1848-1906; Plaquemine City Hall, 1906-85. Built by George and Thomas Weldon of Mississippi. One of Louisiana's oldest public buildings. Listed on National Register of ...

      Iberville Parish Courthouse, 1848-1906; Plaquemine City Hall, 1906-85. Built by George and Thomas Weldon of Mississippi. One of Louisiana's oldest public buildings. Listed on National Register ...

      • louisiana
      • museum

      Bayou Goula

      Mugulasha Indian village captured by Bayogoulas. In 1699 Bienville here found Tonti's letter of 1686 to La Salle. Father Paul Du Ru built first chapel in Louisiana near village in 1700.

      Mugulasha Indian village captured by Bayogoulas. In 1699 Bienville here found Tonti's letter of 1686 to La Salle. Father Paul Du Ru built first chapel in Louisiana near village in 1700.

      • louisiana
      • native american
      • settlement

      Gary J. Hebert Memorial Lockhouse

      Gary J. Hebert1929-1994Due to his vigilant and untiring efforts, this historic property still stands. Gary J. Hebert refused to back down despite a tremendous push for destruction of the lock to make ...

      Gary J. Hebert1929-1994Due to his vigilant and untiring efforts, this historic property still stands. Gary J. Hebert refused to back down despite a tremendous push for destruction of the lock to make ...

      • louisiana
      • civil memorial

      Academy of Saint Basil

      Built in 1847 by Dr. Edward Scratchley. Occupied as school by Marianite Sisters from 1859-1862 & 1865-1975. Occupied as military command by Union Army 1862-1865. Renovated by Lt. Governor and Mrs. ...

      Built in 1847 by Dr. Edward Scratchley. Occupied as school by Marianite Sisters from 1859-1862 & 1865-1975. Occupied as military command by Union Army 1862-1865. Renovated by Lt. Governor and ...

      • louisiana
      • catholic
      • education
      • civil war

      The Smallest Church in the World

      The Smallest Church in the WorldThe annual Mass at the smallest church in the world, the Madonna Chapel in Bayou Goula, is held on August 15 in celebration of the Assumption of the Blessed ...

      The Smallest Church in the WorldThe annual Mass at the smallest church in the world, the Madonna Chapel in Bayou Goula, is held on August 15 in celebration of the Assumption of the ...

      • louisiana
      • church
      • religion
      • chapel

      Placed in Memory of L.C."Snook" Myers

      Placed in Memory of L.C.

      Placed in Memory of L.C."Snook" MyersBorn Dec. 21, 1926                  Died March 16, 1970On March 16, 1970, L.C.died as the result of a house fire. He served the community with pride and love ...

      • louisiana
      • firefighter

      High Speed Rail Transportation In North America

      • trains
      • railroads
      • speed

      Phillis Wheatley

      Phillis Wheatley  In 1761 at Griffin's Wharf, near this site, John  Wheatley purchased eight year old African-  American Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784) to  serve as a domestic slave.  Only twelve ...

      Phillis Wheatley  In 1761 at Griffin's Wharf, near this site, John  Wheatley purchased eight year old African-  American Phillis Wheatley (c. 1753-1784) to  serve as a domestic slave.  Only twelve ...

      • slavery
      • boston
      • phillis wheatle...
      • 1761

      Ferry Point Loop & Shipyard 3 Trail

        City of Richmond Kenny Park

        CITY OF RICHMOND  KENNY PARK  IN MEMORY OF  COUNCILMAN JOHN J. KENNY  WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN WORLD WAR II

        CITY OF RICHMOND  KENNY PARK  IN MEMORY OF COUNCILMAN JOHN J. KENNY  WHO SERVED HIS COUNTRY IN WORLD WAR II

          Carving a Place in History

            Zarahemla – Predecessor of Blanchardville

            In 1843, the Cline and Newkirk families arrived in the area followed by the Wildermuths in 1846. All were related by marriage and drawn here by fertile land and the Pecatonica River. Disillusion with ...

            In 1843, the Cline and Newkirk families arrived in the area followed by the Wildermuths in 1846. All were related by marriage and drawn here by fertile land and the Pecatonica River. Disillusion ...

            • wisconsin
            • blanchardville
            • mormons
            • reorganized chu...
            • lafayette count...
            • iowa county

            Zenas Gurley

            In 1850, Zenas Gurley settled with his family in this area. His charisma and leadership drew other devout families to this area after he broke with Brigham Young because of his polygamy practices. ...

            In 1850, Zenas Gurley settled with his family in this area. His charisma and leadership drew other devout families to this area after he broke with Brigham Young because of his polygamy ...

            • blanchardville
            • wisconsin
            • lafayette count...
            • iowa county
            • mormons
            • reorganized chu...

            Jewish Cemetery

              900 Marginal. 1870. Although Jewish families have played an important role in Port Gibson life since the 1830's, burials were made in the Jewish cemetery in Natchez prior to 1870.

              900 Marginal. 1870. Although Jewish families have played an important role in Port Gibson life since the 1830's, burials were made in the Jewish cemetery in Natchez prior to 1870.

            • mississippi
            • cemetery

            Magnolia Cemetery Baton Rouge

            In 1852 the town of Baton Rouge bought this property for a cemetery. On these grounds, August 5, 1862, the major action of the Battle of Baton Rouge took place. Louisiana novelist Lyle Saxon is among ...

            In 1852 the town of Baton Rouge bought this property for a cemetery. On these grounds, August 5, 1862, the major action of the Battle of Baton Rouge took place. Louisiana novelist Lyle Saxon is among ...

            • louisiana
            • battlefield
            • cemetery
            • u.s.civil war

            Southdown Plantation

            First floor built c. 1859 by William J. Minor of Natchez, Mississippi. Second floor added in 1893 by Henry C. Minor. In 1920's Southdown management pioneered development of disease resistant POJ ...

            First floor built c. 1859 by William J. Minor of Natchez, Mississippi. Second floor added in 1893 by Henry C. Minor. In 1920's Southdown management pioneered development of disease resistant ...

            • louisiana
            • plantation