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Locomotive 5588-Canadian National-Spirit of Windsor image, Click for more information
By Don Morfe, July 29, 1995
Locomotive 5588-Canadian National-Spirit of Windsor
Ontario (Essex), Windsor — The Great Western Railway
The main line of “The Great Western”, from Niagara Falls through Hamilton and London to Windsor, was opened in 1854. The company extended its line from Hamilton to Toronto in 1855, from Komoka to Sarnia in 1858, and from Glencoe to Fort . . . — Map (db m100728) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Volkach — Pfarrkirche St. Bartholomäus / St. Bartholomew's Parish Church
Volkachs erste Pfarrkirche stand außerhalb des Ortes auf dem heute als „Kirchberg" bekannten Altenberg. Dort oben wurde Messe gelesen, getauft und beerdigt. Eine dem Heiligen Georg geweihte innerstädtische Pfarrkirche ist dagegen erst nach dem Jahr . . . — Map (db m100610) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Bei einem Backofen / At the Baker's Oven
Bäcker, Brot und Brötchen Vor seinem Backofen steht der Bäcker Hans Bapl und „schießt" mit einer langen Holzschaufel Brot in den Ofen. Das Volkacher Salbuch enthält eine Bäckerordnung von 1415, in der die Her-stellung des . . . — Map (db m100558) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Peter Geist
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Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Peter Ochs, Metzler / Peter Ochs, the Butcher
Metzger im Spätmittelalter Der Metzger Peter Ochs und sein Geselle Jobst Beutel sind bei ihrem blutigen Handwerk zu sehen. Der Metzger zerlegt den Ochsen, während sein Geselle einen Hammel schlachtet. Geschlachtet wurde im Hof oder vor . . . — Map (db m100527) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Und Davor ein Kapellchen und Almosenstock / And for that a Chapel and Begging Stick
Soziale Fürsorge im Siechenhaus So dürfte das Volkacher Siechenhaus ausgesehen haben: isoliert weit außerhalb der Stadt stand das ärmliche Gebäude. Eine Kapelle, ein Brunnen und ein eigener Hof ermöglichte den Bewohnern ein weitgehend . . . — Map (db m100533) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Von Rechtswegen über das Menschenblut zu richten / A Legal Process Driven by Human Blood
Die Richtstätte auf dem Galgenberg Weit außerhalb der Stadt liegt der Galgenberg: Dort wurden Todesurteile vollstreckt. Volkach war seit 1432 Hochgerichts-bezirk. Das Salbuch zeigt einen Hochgerichtsprozesses gegen einen Weindieb. Der Angeklagte . . . — Map (db m100522) HM
Germany, Hessen, Frankfurt am Main — Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace
Zur Erinnerung an das Geburtshaus zum Rebstock  LIT.L87 des Dichters Friedrich Stoltze ✶ 21.11.1816 †28.3.1891 Das Haus fiel 1904 dem Altstadtdurch- bruch zum Opfer [English translation:] . . . — Map (db m100463) HM
Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — Johann Wolfgang Textor
Hier stand das Haus des Stadtschultheissen Johann Wolfgang Textor, wo am 19.2.1731 Goethes Mutter geboren wurde [English translation:] Here stood the house of the city educational magistrate, Johann Wolfgang Textor, . . . — Map (db m100612) HM
Guatemala, Chimaltenango (Municipality of San Juan Comalapa), San Juan Comalapa — Rafael Álvarez Ovalle
Municipalidad de San Juan Comalapa Chimaltenango, Guatemala C.A. ¡Trabajemos juntos…!” Rafael Álvarez Ovalle (Comalapa, Chimaltenango, 1858 - Guatemala, 1946) Compositor guatemalteco, autor de la música del Himno Nacional de Guatemala. . . . — Map (db m100386) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Bernal Diaz de Castillo
El marcador está hecho de tres paneles Guatemala al insigne “Cronista – Soldado” Don Bernal Diaz del Castillo En el IV centenario de haber concluido su inmortal libro “Historia Verdadera de la Conquista de la . . . — Map (db m100762) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Zone 1), Guatemala City — House of Miguel Garcia Granados
Aqui vivio y murio el General Miguel Garcia Granados Tribuno y Caudillo de la Revolucion de 1871. Homenaje a su memoria en el primer centenario de su muerte. Guatemala, 8 de septiembre de 1970 SMG English translation: Here lived and . . . — Map (db m100615) HM WM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Zone 1), Guatemala City — José Martí in Guatemala
Jose Marti Vivio en esta casa en 1877 Apostol y mártir de la independencia de Cuba. Su obra de poeta, escritor y político se inspiro en altos ideales de libertad y fraternidad. Amo al pueblo de Guatemala que le rinde este homenaje. . . . — Map (db m100457) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — 1962 Student Protests in Quetzaltenango
Compañero estudiante: Nunca olvides la sangre generosa de los martires universitarias caidos en las gloriosas jornadas de marzo y abril de 1962 que se inmolaron por darte una patria mejor 5º aniversario – A.C.D.O. Quezaltenango, 21 abril . . . — Map (db m100773) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
Iglesia del Espíritu Santo (Catedral)El templo original del Espíritu Santo, hoy Catedral, fue el segundo construido en el país (en 1532) Ordenada por el Obispo Francisco Marroquín. La fachada colonial estilo barroco que queda hoy, no es del . . . — Map (db m100806) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Jesús Castillo
El Concejo de la Ciudad de Quetzaltenango exalta a perpetuidad de esta manera la memoria del Maestro Jesus Castillo insigne recreador de la musica Maya-Quiche. Palacio Municipal; IX de Septiembre de MCMLVIII English translation: The . . . — Map (db m100766) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Juan José Ortega
La Municipalidad de Quezaltenango al ilustre Doctor Juan José Ortega en el Primer centenario de su nacimiento. 7 de noviembre de 1958. English translation: The Municipality of Quetzaltenango to the illustrious Doctor Juan José . . . — Map (db m100805) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Osmundo Arriola
Osmundo Arriola 4 XII 1886 – 8 X 1938 Primer poeta laureado ¡Eres Quezaltenango: Como una cumbre, y estas mas cerca de los jardines donde florecen los nardos de oro de las estrellas…! (de “Querido Rincon”) English . . . — Map (db m100800) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal
Fraternidad Quetzalteca Al pueblo de Quezaltenango Honor a la primera Reina Indigena Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal Septiembre 1985 Adicional marcador: Certamen Reina Indigena 1934-1979 Mujeres que han representado a la cultura . . . — Map (db m100801) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — The German School of Guatemala
En este lugar funciono el Colegio Aleman de Quetzaltenango, desde su fundación en 1928 hasta su clausura en 1941. En el año del centenario del Colegio Aleman de Guatemala Rendimos homenaje a sus fundadores, directores, maestros y exalumnos. . . . — Map (db m100790) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez (Municipalidad de Santo Domingo Xenacoj), Santo Domingo Xenacoj — Parish of Santo Domingo Xenacoj
Para perpetua memoria de futuras generaciones Este templo se principió a construir el año 1580 por Fray Benito de Villacañas. Se terminó de construir en el año de 1604. Se bendijo solemnemente el 15 de septiembre de 1604 por Monseñor Fray Juan . . . — Map (db m100764) HM
Guatemala, San Marcos (Municipality of San Pedro Sacatépequez), San Pedro Sacatépequez — General Miguel Garcia Granados
La Municipalidad Sampedrana, construyo este pedestal a la memoria del General y Licenciado Miguel Garcia Granados, Heroe intelectual de la Revolucion del 71. San Pedro Sac. 24 junio 1988 English translation: The Municipality of San . . . — Map (db m100759) HM WM
Guatemala, Sololá (Municipalidad de Nahualá), Nahualá — Manuel Tzoc, Founder of Nahualá
Homenaje a: Manuel Tzoc, fundador del pueblo de Nahuala, en el año 1,871. Señor Dios Todopoderoso, recibe en tu reino a tu siervo Manuel Tzoc y bendice a tu pueblo para que reine la paz y alegría entre sus moradores, por Jesucristo nuestro . . . — Map (db m100765) HM
Mexico, Campeche (Municipality of Campeche) — Temple of Guadalupe
Templo de Guadalupe En 1575 don Pedro Martín de Bonilla, rico y piadoso vecino de Campeche, costeó la erección en este lugar de una ermita en honor a la Virgen de Guadalupe de Villuercas, a la que se le atribuyen características similares a las . . . — Map (db m100793) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Benito Juárez in Guanajuato
El C. Benito Juárez, después del golpe de estado de Comonfort, residió aquí del 17 de enero al 13 de febrero de 1858. Erigió esta Ciudad provisionalmente en Capital de la República; constituyó su Gabinete; convocó á los Supremos Poderes y . . . — Map (db m100471) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Casimiro Chowell J.
Casimiro Chowell J. ilustre patriota mexicano fue sacrificado en esta plazuela el día 28 de noviembre de 1810. English translation: Casimiro Chowell Jurado illustrious Mexican patriot, was assassinated in this plaza on November . . . — Map (db m100725) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Diego Rivera House
Casa Diego Rivera Este inmueble corresponde al estilo neoclásico, de donde resulta una construcción de tres pisos o cuerpos. Su nombre se debe a que en esta casa nació y vivió algunos años de su niñez el artista Diego Rivera. Con este motivo, . . . — Map (db m100401) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Enrique Ruelas Espinosa
El teatro en Guanajuato ha sido luz, camino, guía, dignificación del intelecto para una vida mejor Enrique Ruelas Espinosa Lic. Enrique Ruelas Espinosa 20 Oct. 1913 – 6 Oct. 1987 Fundador y Director del Teatro Universitario de Guanajuato . . . — Map (db m100488) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — House of Count Rul
Casa del Conde Rul Hacia el año de 1800 en la Plaza Mayor, hoy Plaza de Paz, se daban los últimos toques a la obra tal vez mas notable de la Arquitectura doméstica en México, conocida en gran parte del siglo XIX y principios del actual como . . . — Map (db m100429) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Ignacio Bartolache
En una casa de este callejón vivio en el año 1739 el ilustre Guanajuatense y matemático Dr. Dn Jignacio Bartolache Homenaje a su memoria H. Ayuntamiento Consti. 1944-45 English translation: In a house on this alley in 1739 lived the . . . — Map (db m100441) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — José Martí in Mexico
“Hacer es la mejor manera de decir” Jose Marti Jose Marti nacio en La Habana, Cuba en 1853 y murió defendiendo la independencia de Cuba en 1895 Ilustre pensador, poeta y filosofo universal que impulso y cultivo la independencia . . . — Map (db m100410) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Legislative Palace
Palacio LegislativoUbicado en la bellísima cuesta del Marqués hoy Plaza de la Paz, este inmueble fue propiedad de los marqueses de San Clemente y luego de los condes de la Valenciana. A finales del siglo XIX fue comprado por el gobierno en . . . — Map (db m100405) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Lieutenant José Francisco Valenzuela
El 28 de Septiembre de 1810 en este lugar el teniente realista irapuatense Dn Jose Francisco Valenzuela honrosamente perdió al vida defendiendo sus banderas contra el ataque de los patriotas Insurgentes English translation: On September . . . — Map (db m100542) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Lucio Marmolejo
El ateneo Doctor Jaime Torres Bodet, A.C. Guanajuato y la Universidad de Gto, como un homenaje al ilustre historiador y humanista Don Lucio Marmolejo en el 1er. centenario de su muerte Guanajuato, Gto. Septiembre – 1985. English . . . — Map (db m100439) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Temple and Plaza San RoqueTemplo y Plaza San Roque — Un Museo llamado Guanajuato / A Museum Called Guanajuato
Originalmente la capilla de hacienda de beneficio de San Francisco de Cevera, el templo fue construido en 1726 por el sacerdote Don Juan José de Sopeña y Cervera. Funcionó de 1746 hasta 1794 como una Santa Escuela de Cristo – una enigmática . . . — Map (db m100487) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — Temple of San DiegoTemplo de San Diego — Un Museo llamado Guanajuato / A Museum Called Guanajuato
Aunque hoy en día sólo vemos el Templo de San Diego en medio de grandes ejemplos de arquitectura histórica en la ciudad, este recinto tuvo una interesante historia que data desde los orígenes de la villa, y una construcción que triplicaba las . . . — Map (db m100473) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Bethlehemite Convent in Guanajuato
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Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Burning of the Alhóndiga de Granaditas
En este lugar estaba una tienda, de donde el 28 de septiembre de 1810, el Pípila y la muchedumbre tomaron lo necesario para incendiar la puerta principal de la Alhóndiga de Granaditas. Ayuntamiento de Guanajuato 1989-91 English . . . — Map (db m100744) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem
Aquí estuvo el cementerio del convento de Belén, donde fueron sepultados varios españoles, entre ellos el Intendente Don Juan Antonio de Riaño y Bárcenas, muertos el 28-IX-1810, en la toma por los insurgentes de la Alhóndiga de Granaditas y ciudad . . . — Map (db m100732) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Hidalgo MarketEl Mercado Hidalgo — Un Museo Llamado Guanajuato / A Museum Called Guanajuato
No existe en México otro mercado como este. En su tiempo fue un alarde de tecnología, un lujo y un nuevo símbolo de la suntuosa capital minera. El proyecto estuvo en manos del ingeniero-arquitecto Ernesto Brunel, y el proyecto de la portada al . . . — Map (db m100538) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Royal Houses of Guanajuato
Desde el año de 1610 hasta el de 1821, aquí fueron las Casas Reales, y desde la última fecha hasta 1904 fué Palacio del Poder Ejecutivo. Ayuntamiento 1989-91 English translation: From 1610 to 1821 the Royal Houses were located here and . . . — Map (db m100431) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Royal Prison of Guanajuato
Real Cárcel, donde el 28 de Septiembre de 1810 fueron libertados los presos por los Insurgentes, que desde luego se unieron al movimiento libertario y ayudaron al triunfo de los patriotas sobre los realistas, en esta ciudad. Comision Estatal de . . . — Map (db m100407) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Temple of Bethlehem
“Belen” Principio este templo: 1717. Se concluye: 1775. Ereccion canonica a parroquia, el 21 de noviembre de 1975. Por el Excmo. y Revmo. Sr. Dr. D. Anzelmo Zarza y Bernal, Obispo de Leon. Primer Parroco: Jose Barajas . . . — Map (db m100530) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Zacatlán), Zacatlán — Calvary Chapel of Zacatlán
Capilla del Calvario Edificada probablemente en el siglo XVII, en esta capilla fueron sepultados hacia 1880 los señores Ramón Vicente y Manuel Márquez. Entre 1896 y 1897 los vecinos del barrio de Ayehualulco se unieron para recuperarla al . . . — Map (db m100389) HM WM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Zacatlán), Zacatlán — Franciscan TempleCloister of Franciscan ExConvent
Templo FranciscanoEsta edificación forma parte del conjunto conventual Franciscano construido a mediados del siglo XVI, es de estilo renacentista, su planta arquitectónica es de tipo basilical que consta de 3 naves que se dividen por hileras de . . . — Map (db m100390) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Zacatlán), Zacatlán — Manuela Álvarez Elementary School
Jardín de niños Manuela Álvarez Pablo Urrutia en su carácter de jefe político, inició la construcción de este edificio que data del siglo XIX. Incitó a los vecinos para llevar a cabo la construcción y fue inaugurado el 12 de mayo de 1945 siendo . . . — Map (db m100398) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Zacatlán), Zacatlán — The House of Culture of Zacatlán
Casa de la CulturaEsta institución se ubica en el edificio de lo que antiguamente fue el claustro del Convento Franciscano, se construyó a principios de la segunda mitad del siglo XVI. Actualmente en este edificio se albergan las . . . — Map (db m100396) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipio of Zacatlán), Zacatlán — House of Ramón Marquez Galindo
Casa de Ramón Marquez Galindo Cuna de quien en la heróica batalla del 5 de mayo en Puebla, al caer herido el General Juan N. Méndez, asumiera el mando del 6º. Batallón de Guardias Nacionales de Puebla integrado por personal de Zacatlán, . . . — Map (db m100388) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Fountain of Santa Rosa
Fuente de Santa RosaEsta sencilla fuente o caja de agua se construyó en la calle de la Estampa de Santa Rosa, de donde tomó su nombre. Ubicada en el muro poniente del Templo de Santa Rosa de Viterbo, no se sabe a ciencia cierta la fecha de . . . — Map (db m100617) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — José M. Arteaga
En memoria del patriota Gobernador Gral. Jose M. Arteaga Protector de la instrucción popular Queretaro, Octubre, 21 de 1888. English translation: In memory of the patriot Governor General José María Arteaga Protector of popular . . . — Map (db m100746) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
En este Edificio, el 19 de mayo de 1848, el Congreso de la Unión ratificó el Tratado de Paz, de Guadalupe Hidalgo, firmado con los Estados Unidos de Norte América el 2 de febrero del mismo año. En diciembre de 1916 se celebraron aquí, las Juntas . . . — Map (db m100747) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Temple and Convent of San Antonio
Templo y Convento de San AntonioEn 1613 se inició la construcción del Convento por los religiosos franciscanos adscritos a la observancia de los dieguinos. Templo y convento quedaron bajo la advocación de San Antonio de Padua y al cuidado de la . . . — Map (db m100752) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — The Waterway of the Sad Indian
Alcantarilla del Indio TristeFue una de las más importantes de la ciudad por la cantidad de agua que recibía; formó parte del sistema de distribución de agua limpia con el que contó la ciudad, su finalidad era contabilizar las tuberías que . . . — Map (db m100749) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel), San Miguel de Cozumel — Tribute to the 201st Squadron of the Mexican Expeditionary Force
Reconocimiento del Pueblo de Cozumel A la heroica participación de la “Fuerza Aérea Expedicionaria Mexicana Escuadrón 201”, también conocida como “Águilas Aztecas”, en misiones de combate durante la II Guerra Mundial en . . . — Map (db m100885) WM
Mexico, Yucatán (Municipio of Yucatán), Dzibilchaltun — The Seven Dolls
Las Siete Muñecas El edificio debe su nombre a una ofrenda de siete muñecas burdos de barro, que se encontraron en su interior. Esta construcción es de plant cuadrangular, con una cámara cenral rodeada por un corredor. Su techo formaba una . . . — Map (db m100799) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Aart Klein
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Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Badhuis Diamantbuurt (Public Baths)
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Architect Arend Jan Westerman (1884-1966) Opdrachtgever Gemeente Amsterdam Bouwjaren 1925-1926 Middenin de Diamantbuurt werd in 1926 dit voormalig gemeentebadhuis geopend. Destijds hadden de huizen in de omgeving . . . — Map (db m100516) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), Amsterdammer, Filosoof/Philosopher
Spinoza is op deze plaats als zoon van joodse vluchtelingen geboren. Zijn belangrijkste werk is de Ethica. Daarin verwerpt hij alle traditionele voorstellingen van God en stelt hij dat de ogenschijnlijk chaotische natuur is onderworpen aan . . . — Map (db m100803) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Christiaan Andriessen
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Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Herman Gorter
In huis was 't donker, paar de stille straat Vergaarde schemer, man de lucht blonk laat Nog licht, er viel een gouden blanke schijn Over de gevels in mein raamkozijn. De dichter HERMAN GORTER woonde hier van 1882 tot 1887 . . . — Map (db m100486) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Joods Verzetsmonument /Jewish Resistance Monument
לזכרון לוחמי המחתרת בשנות ת”ש - תש”ה Ter herinnering aan het . . . — Map (db m100519) WM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Claustraal Huis van Oudemunster / Canon House of the Former Oudmunster Church
Zijgevel uit ca 1540 van een middeleeuws huis van een kanunnik van de verdwenen kerk van Oudmunster of St Salvator (omtrek in het plaveisel van het Domplein). Fraai voorbeeld van vroege Renaissance-architectuur met beeldhouwwerk en muurankers. Het . . . — Map (db m100462) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — De Zakkendrager / The Porters
Achter deze poort lag de gildekamer van de zakkendragers. Zij waren in dienst van de stad en sjouwden zakken met graan, turf en kolen uit schepen. Er werd gedobbeld om het werk te verdelen. Na 1622 kwam het gilde in twee groepen bijeen. De . . . — Map (db m100400) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Doopsgezinde Kerk / Mennonite Church
De Nederlands Hervormde Kerk was in Utrecht sinds 1580 de enige toegestane kerk. ln het midden van de 18de eeuw werd men toleranter tegenover andere protestanten, zoals de Lutheranen en Doopsgezinden. Zij mochten kerken bouwen, mits deze niet . . . — Map (db m100399) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Het Runensteen van Jelling Afgietsel / The Jelling Runestone Replica
Afgietsel van den runensteen door Koning Harald omstreeks 980 geplaatst te Jelling in Jutland, Denemarken. haraltr : kunukʀ : baþ : kaurua kubl : þausi : aft : kurm faþur sin auk aft : þąurui : muþur : sina : sa haraltr (:) . . . — Map (db m100605) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — In Het Voetspuur Van Sint Maarten / In the Footsteps of Saint Martin
In de 4e eeuw was Martinus bisschop van de stad Tours in Frankrijk. Hij maakte diepe indruk door zijn zorg de allerarmsten. Van meet af aan volgden velen hem na. Zij trokken zijn spoor door heel Europa. Ook in Utrecht. Al sinds de 7e eeuw is . . . — Map (db m100625) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Maartensbrug en Oude Gracht / "St. Martin's Bridge" on the Old Canal
De brug waar u op staat, de Maartensbrug, is genoemd paar St Maarten, het patroonheilige van de Dom en de stad. De oudste vermelding van de (houten) brug is uit 1196, maar er moet er in ieder geval al een geweest zijn omstreeks 1125, toen . . . — Map (db m100449) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Mariakerk / St. Mary's Church
Op deze plaats stond vroeger de Mariakerk, afgebeeld aan de overkant, op de zijmuur van nr. 17. In 1845 werd hier het gebouw voor Kunsten en Wetenschappen gebouwd. thans conservatorium. De 11.e eeuwse Romaanse kloostergang (kruisgang) is bewaard . . . — Map (db m100609) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Paleis Lofen
Van het middeleeuwse stadsverblijf der duitse keizers - 10e tot 13e eeuw - zijn slechts resten van de onderverdieping, daterend uit begin 11e eeuw, overgebleven. Stadsbranden in 1154 en 1253 werd Lofen verwoest. Waarna de onderbouw, waarop drie . . . — Map (db m100543) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — St. Jacobsgasthuis / St. James' Guest House
Het pand rechts (nr. 213) was het hoofdhuis van het St. Jacobsgasthuis, waar pelgrims naar Santiago de Compostella onderdak kregen. Naast een ziekenzaal en een passantenverblijf bezat het gasthuis een kapel. Achter het deurtje rechts begint de . . . — Map (db m100414) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Universiteit Utrecht / Utrecht University
De Universiteit Utrecht Dit Academiegebouw werd ln 1896 door de stad Utrecht aan de universiteit geschonken. Het is nog altijd haar ceremoniële hart, waar de grote academische plechtigheden plaats vinden. In de medaillons onder . . . — Map (db m100616) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Utrechtse Sodomieprocessen / Utrecht Sodomy Trials
18e eeuw Sodomie Baron Blomsaet en 17 andere mannen werden in Utrecht veroordeeld en gewurgd Hun daden verzwegen Vandaag Homoseksualiteit Mannen en vrouwen kiezen in vrijheid [English translation:] 18th . . . — Map (db m100424) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Verzetsmonument Utrecht / Utrecht Resistance Monument
1940 - 1945 Gedenk uw dooden die den goeden strijd gestreden hebben in gerechtigheid. Draagt voort hun vlam, zij zijn gebleven, maar in dien gloed wordt ons nieuw leven. [English translation:] Remember your dead, those . . . — Map (db m100607) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — A County Older Than the State, Baldwin County
Side 1 Third oldest county in Alabama. Created in 1809 while still part of Mississippi Territory. Named for Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807) founder of University of Georgia, delegate to Constitutional Convention, . . . — Map (db m100839) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Baldwin County Eternal Flame Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Glory of God and in Honor of the Veterans of all Wars — Map (db m100865) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Bay Minette, Alabama
Side 1 In 1860, the center of commerce in Baldwin County ran along the rivers with the remainder of the county mostly wilderness. In 1861, with secession declared, the Alabama Legislature allocated funds to finish the stalled Mobile . . . — Map (db m100846) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Bottle Creek Site
Bottle Creek Site has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses National Significance in Commemorating the History of the United States of America . . . — Map (db m100849) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Judge Harry Toulmin(1766 – 1823)
Born and educated in England, Toulmin became a Unitarian Minister and fled persecution in 1793. In the U.S. he served as President of Transylvania University and Secretary of the State of Kentucky. In 1804 Thomas Jefferson appointed him as the first . . . — Map (db m100850) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — 1814 ~ ~ ~ 1977General Andrew Jackson
  Standing on a low limb of a giant oak tree near here, General Andrew Jackson made a pep talk to his troops, fresh from their victory at the Battle of Horse Shoe Bend and poised before advancing on the British and Spanish at Pensacola, and the . . . — Map (db m100852) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — City of DaphneIncorporated July 8, 1927
The City of Daphne was incorporated July 8, 1927 with a population of 500. its history, however, dates to a much earlier period. Research and artifacts show that Tensaw, Alabama, Choctaw, Creeks, and Seminole Indians all lived in the this area prior . . . — Map (db m100843) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — Little Bethel Baptist Church:
On April 15, 1867, Major Lewis Starke deeded these two acres to four of his ex-slaves and their heirs as trustees for this church: Nimrod Lovett, Stamford Starlin (now Sterling), Narcis Elwa, and Benjamin Franklin. In this cemetery is buried . . . — Map (db m100851) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — Patriot's Point Memorial
Patriot's Point Memorial This Memorial is Dedicated to All the Brave Men and Women Who Proudly Served in the United States Armed Forces Protecting Freedom Around the World — Map (db m100864) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — 1st Division, U.S. Colored Troops
This earthen mound was part of a redoubt constructed by the 1st Division, U.S. Colored Troops in April, 1865. The regiment saw considerable action against Confederate warships protecting the Blakely River. These earthworks have been preserved as a . . . — Map (db m100853) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Albert Carey Danner — 1843~1921
  Born in Winchester, Virginia, he moved to Missouri where at age 17 he enlisted in the State Guard. In 1861 he became a Private in the Confederate States Army, was captured during the Battle of Wilson's Creek and escaped.   Captain Danner . . . — Map (db m100880) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Bay of the Holy Spirit
The earliest outline of a recognizable bay on the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico was shown on a 1507 map by German cartographer Martin Waldeseemuller–the same map to first apply the name "America" to the New World. Alonso Álvarez de . . . — Map (db m100841) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Caisson Trace
A trail used in early times by Indians, Spanish Explorers, French Settlers and later by soldiers during the battle of Spanish Fort 1865. At one time a stream driven train paralleled this trace. Its ancient road bed can still be seen south of this . . . — Map (db m100877) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Drive
Named in honor of the 1,810 Men in Gray who defended the eastern approaches to Mobile in the battle of Spanish Fort March 26 ~ April 8-9, 1865. Here Brig. Gen. R. L. Gibson, C.S.A. engaged “…more than 20,000” enemy troops in the last . . . — Map (db m100878) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Main Line of Resistance(The Battle of Spanish Fort, March 26-April 9, 1865)
Twenty-nine Union field guns, manned by men of the 3d Indiana, 1st Illinois and 2d Iowa Batteries, shelled these Confederate trenches for 13 consecutive days and nights. The fact that these trenches were never breached, attests to the courage of . . . — Map (db m100873) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Redoubt No. 3 / Gibson’s Brigade
Side 1 Capt. Cuthbert Slocomb of the 5th Company, Washington Artillery of New Orleans, commanded Redoubt No. 3, also known as Battery Blair, consisted of one 8-inch Columbiad, two 12-pound Napoleons, one 3-inch ordinance rifle, and . . . — Map (db m100871) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Redoubt No. 4 / Holtzclaw's Brigade
Side 1 Redoubt No. 4 was part of the Confederate line known as Red Fort. Capt. John Phillip’s Tennessee Light Artillery manned the redoubt until they were relieved on April 4, 1865 by Garrity's Alabama Light Artillery. Lt. Henry . . . — Map (db m100866) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Redoubt No. 5 / Ector's Brigade
Side 1 Also called the Sandbag Battery, Redoubt No. 5 was originally commanded by Lt. Andrew Hargrove of Lumsden's Tuscaloosa Battery, Company F, 2nd Alabama Light Artillery Battalion. During the early stages of the battle, Lumsden's . . . — Map (db m100875) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Fort McDermott
From this Confederate Fort 15 heavy artillery guns, repelled elements of 2 Union Army Corps, routed 5 ironclad monitors attacking up the Blakely River and for 13 days helped prevent the capture of Mobile until after General Lee's Surrender at . . . — Map (db m100911) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Fort McDermott
Highest point along 2 miles of Confederate battle lines extending east and north. Here 200 soldiers from Georgia, Louisiana & Arkansas, held off a numerically superior Union Force for thirteen days and nights in the last battle of the War Between . . . — Map (db m100913) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Red Fort
Built of red clay, armed with 12 heavy guns and served by 307 crack Confederate Artilleryman from Batteries Perry (Tenn.) Phillips (Tenn.) Lumsden (Ala.) and Garrity (Mobile, Ala.). It was the keystone in the defense of Spanish Fort, 1865. — Map (db m100868) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Spanish Fort
Rendezvous for Indians, Spanish, French and English Explorers. In 1865, Three Confederate Brigades, outnumbered 10 to 1, engaged the Army of West Mississippi (Union Forces) in the last battle of the War Between the States. March 26~April 9, 1865. — Map (db m100844) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Spanish FortAlabama
Historic Spot of the Deep South Map (db m100845) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The 8th Iowa InfantryBattle of Spanish Fort
On the evening of April 8th, 1865, while the Confederate fortifications were being shelled by Union artillery, the 8th Iowa Infantry advanced from near this point to the Confederate left and captured a part of the works, in hand to hand fighting. . . . — Map (db m100883) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The Final Assault
At dusk on April 8, 1865, 300 yards west of this site, the Union Army's 8th lowa Infantry and three Illinois Regiments breached the Confederate main line of resistance. Under the cover of night, troops holding the thin gray line spiked their guns . . . — Map (db m100855) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The Union First Parallel / Union Siege Battery No. 16
Side 1 The main Union siege line during the Battle of Spanish Fort ran along this ridge. Brig. Gen. Eugene Carr's Division occupied the right flank of the Union line between here and Minette Bay. Carr's men initially faced Confederate . . . — Map (db m100857) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Union Siege Battery No. 21 / 3rd Brigade of Carr's Division
Side 1 Located on this bluff overlooking Minette Bay, Battery No. 21 anchored the right flank of Maj. Gen. Edward Canby's Army of West Mississippi during the Battle of Spanish Fort. Maj. Gen. Andrew Smith's XVI Army Corps occupied the . . . — Map (db m100854) HM
Alabama (Conecuh County), Repton — Historic and Beautiful Repton
Side 1 In the early 1900s, Repton was a bustling railroad town along the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Among other businesses, it boasted several hotels, banks, stores, a livery stable, cotton gin and the only hospital with a Board . . . — Map (db m100840) HM
Alabama (DeKalb County), Fort Payne — Confederate Monument
(front) 1861 1865 To the Confederate Soldiers. Some of whom sacrificed all, and all of whom sacrificed much. (left side) On fame's eternal camping ground their silent tents are spread, and glory guards with solemn . . . — Map (db m100368) WM
Alabama (Escambia County), Atmore — Escambia County Training School
In 1920, a wooden building was constructed as the Atmore Colored School and operated until 1925. In 1926, a new wood and a brick building was erected with assistance from Rosenwald School fund and it was renamed the Escambia County Training School. . . . — Map (db m100835) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Rogersville — Springfield Community 1810/Springfield Church and School
(side 1) Springfield Community 1810 Springfield Community is believed to have been among the earliest settlements in Lauderdale County. It was laid out as a town and considered as the location for the county seat. As early as 1810, . . . — Map (db m100604) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade
On Shrove Tuesday, February 25, 1868, the Order of Myths gathered at this intersection shortly after 8 p.m. and began its first parade. The procession traveled west on Government, north on Warren east on Dauphin, north on Joachim west on State, . . . — Map (db m100842) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Theodore — The Story of Bellingrath GardensA Gift to Posterity
(plaque 1) The site of the famed gardens was originally a semi-tropical jungle on the Isle-Aux-Coirs River. In 1917 the property was acquired for a private fishing lodge by Walter and Bessie Morse Bellingrath… The primeval beauty of the . . . — Map (db m100526)
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Apache Pass - A Corridor Through TimeFort Bowie National Historic Site
There are two markers on a single kiosk Apache Pass is a low divide separating the massive Chiricahua Mountains from the Dos Cabezas Mountains. This landscape formed a rugged corridor through which people and goods were moved. The Pass . . . — Map (db m100810) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Apache Spring
Pottery fragments found around Apache Spring suggest it was used by prehistoric Mogollon Indians before the Apache arrived. Journals of early Spanish explorers described Apache trails radiating from the spring. The Butterfield Trail was constructed . . . — Map (db m100823) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Bascom-Cochise Meeting Site
After the events on the afternoon of February 4th, Bascom ordered the command to move toward, and fortify, the stage station. According to Sergeant Daniel Robinson: “Our wagons were placed end to end, forming a semicircle, covering . . . — Map (db m100815) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Mining Cabin
Mining activity in Apache Pass started when members of the California Volunteers discovered a, “...gold and quartz bearing ledge...” in 1864. The “Harris Lode” as it became to be known, was later developed by the Apache Pass . . . — Map (db m100811) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Parke Camp Site
In March 1854, Lt. John Parke of the Topographical Engineer Corps led a survey party in search of an all-weather route for the transcontinental railroad. After a march of 55 waterless miles through Sulphur Springs Valley, the party entered Apache . . . — Map (db m100812) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Battle of Apache Pass; July 15-16, 1862
An advance guard of 96 California Volunteers, marching toward the San Simon River to establish a supply depot for the California Column, followed the Butterfield Road through Apache Pass. As they approached the abandoned stage station, Cochise and . . . — Map (db m100820) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Butterfield Overland Mail
In 1857, the government awarded John Butterfield a contract to carry mail by stagecoach between St. Louis and San Francisco. The 2,800-mile route was to be traversed within 25 days. A year later, as the stagecoaches prepared to roll, Butterfiled . . . — Map (db m100817) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Chiricahua Apache Indian Agency
The Story: U.S. Indian Agent Thomas Jeffords governed some 900 Chiricahua Apaches here in 1875-76, under the vigilance of the U.S. Army at Fort Bowie. Cochise, Chiricahua chieftain and friend of Jeffords, died in 1874, leaving the band . . . — Map (db m100819) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Stage Station Ruin
The Apache Pass Stage Station was built of stone in July 1858. Within its 6-8 foot-high walls were a kitchen-dining room, sleeping rooms, a storage room for feed and weapons, and a mule corral with portholes in every stall. The stage stopped here . . . — Map (db m100814) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Chandler — First National Bank, 1918Chandler Historic Commercial District on the National Register of Historic Places
John Dobson and John Anderson built the First National Bank in the Neo Classical Style. In 1925 the Bank of Chandler moved into this building, complete with its marble faced columns. In the late 1930’s, the prominent Valley National Bank took over . . . — Map (db m100867) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Chandler — The McCormick Building
Designated Historical as part of Downtown Chandler Built in 1928 as the original IOOF Hall and Armory Remodeled in the 60’s into a medical and apartment complex Restored back to it’s original design in 2001 by the . . . — Map (db m100876) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Airmen Memorial Bridge
On November 30, 1944, at 7:40 A.M. 18 airmen from Davis-Monthan Army Air Field died following a mid-air collision between two B-24 Liberator Bombers over the Pantano Wash. This bridge is dedicated to those brave men who lost their lives while on a . . . — Map (db m100761) HM WM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Cavalry Barracks and Band Barracks
From here west to the intersection of Craycroft and Fort Lowell Roads stood 2 cavalry barracks, 20 by 145 feet, and 1 band barracks, 20 by 92 feet. The 21 troops of the 2nd, 4th, 5th, and 6th cavalry regiments lived here. The band barracks housed . . . — Map (db m100691) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fort Lowell1873 – 1891
Has been listed in the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior December 13, 1978 — Map (db m100686) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Fort Lowell 1873-1891 / Post Hospital
The army originally established Camp Lowell in 1866 on the outskirts of Tucson. Because of unsanitary conditions there, in 1873 the army moved the post here, 7 miles northeast of Tucson. Fort Lowell, so designated in 1879, boasted four companies of . . . — Map (db m100687) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Headquarter's Buildings
Adjutant's Office The nerve center of Fort Lowell was the 56-by-56-foot adobe building. The post commander and post adjutant made their offices here. When the regimental commander and his staff were on post, they lived in the building. It . . . — Map (db m100693) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Infantry Barracks / Laundresses' Quarters
The infantry barracks (no longer in existence) were 75 feet north of the hospital. The one-story building, like all of the barracks at Fort Lowell, had walls 20 inches thick, a dirt roof, and a wooden porch. The barracks were 20 feet wide and 145 . . . — Map (db m100689) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Officers' Quarters
The officers of Fort Lowell and their families lived in 7 adobe homes-officers' row. During peak periods of military activity, up to three families lived in each building. After 1889, two smaller houses for married non-commissioned officers were . . . — Map (db m100712) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Post Hospital
The post surgeon was the cornerstone of army medical care. He was either a medical officer or a local civilian. At Fort Lowell, 21 men served in this capacity, assisted by enlisted hospital stewards. The surgeon maintained the health of all military . . . — Map (db m100688) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Quartermaster Depot and Post Trader
Fort Lowell was a major supply depot for forts around southern Arizona Territory. The Quartermaster and Commissary Depot in on private property directly west, across Craycroft Road and north of Fort Lowell Rd. The Quartermaster Department supplied . . . — Map (db m100692) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — The Chief TrumpeterSculptor/Artist: Dan Bates
This statue was erected in February 1991 to honor the enlisted men who served in the Southwest during the Apache Wars in the 1870s and 1880s. It was cast in bronze by Desert Crucible, Inc., of Tucson. One and one-half times life-size, it stands . . . — Map (db m100695) HM WM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — The Fort Lowell Flagstaff
The flagstaff has been the one constant feature of all military establishments since the creation of the U.S. Army in 1784.No matter what era or architectural style, the flagstaff has remained at the center of the parade ground and at the center of . . . — Map (db m100713) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — USS Arizona Mall Memorial
This memorial honors the sacrifice made by the USS Arizona crew when Pearl Harbor was attacked on December 7, 1941. We remember the 1,177 who lost their lives, their 337 surviving shipmates, and all of their families. The plaza's flagpole represents . . . — Map (db m100718) HM WM
Arkansas (Crawford County), Van Buren — Crawford County Vietnam Memorial
Remember those who served and those who died Killed in Action Maj. Walter Hugh Moon Capt. Jimmy Cartwright LCpl. Roger Dale Cecil LCpl. Billy Dale Livingston SSgt. Samuel Ray Nixon PFC. Jewel Lee Rainwater GMG1 Arthur C. . . . — Map (db m100703) WM
California (Alameda County), Alameda — 968 — Pan Am China Clipper
Pan American World Airways fabled China Clipper (Martin M/130 Flying Boat) left Alameda Marina on November 22, 1935 under the command of Captain Edwin G. Musick. The flight would reach Manila via Honolulu, Midway, Wake, and Guam. The inauguration of . . . — Map (db m100565) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — 908 — Berkeley City Club
The Berkeley City Club, organized in 1927, was one of the area’s earliest attempts by women to social, civic and cultural progress. The building, constructed in 1929, is one of the outstanding works of noted California architect Julia Morgan, whose . . . — Map (db m100562) HM
California (Alameda County), Castro Valley — 776 — Site of First Public School in Castro Valley
This site was part of the original Don Castro Land Grant. In 1866 pioneer settler Josiah Grover Brickell made a land grant of this site for “educational purposes only” and paid the teacher’s salary, who taught children by day, in a one . . . — Map (db m100557) HM
California (Alameda County), Fremont — 642 — Leland Stanford Winery
This winery was founded in 1869 by Leland Stanford, railroad builder, Governor of California, United States Senator, and founder of Stanford University. The vineyard, planted by his brother Josiah Stanford, helped to prove that wines equal to any in . . . — Map (db m100554) HM
California (Alameda County), Fremont — 334 — Mission San José
At the Ohlone Indian village of Oroysom, Padre Fermín Francisco de Lasuén founded this fourteenth of twenty-one Franciscan missions June 11, 1797. Taught by Padre Narciso Durán, the Ohlone Orchestra and Choir became famous. By 1830 almost 2,000 . . . — Map (db m100551) HM
California (Alameda County), Fremont — 46 — Vallejo Flour Mill<-- 1/2 Mile
Site of flour mill, Niles. Built 1853 by Don Jose De Vallejo, brother of General Vallejo, on his Rancho Arroyo De La Alameda. Niles was once called "Vallejo Mills". Stone aqueduct carrying water for mill parallels Niles Canyon Road. — Map (db m100545) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — 641 — Concannon Vineyard
Here, in 1883, James Concannon founded the Concannon Vineyard. The quality it achieved in sacramental and commercial wines helped establish Livermore Valley as one of America’s select wine growing districts. Grape cuttings from this vineyard were . . . — Map (db m100553) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — 586 — Cresta Blanca Winery
Here, Charles A. Wetmore planted his vineyard in 1882. The Cresta Blanca wine he made from its fruit won for California the first international award, the highest honor at the 1889 Paris Exposition, first bringing assurance to California wine . . . — Map (db m100552) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — 241 — Robert LivermoreFirst Settler of Livermore Valley
Born in England 1799 – Died Rancho Las Positas 1858. Arrived in Monterey 1822. Married Josefa Higuera y Puentes 1830. Settled on Rancho Las Positas 1835. “Next to the Mission Fathers, he was the first man to engage himself in the . . . — Map (db m100547) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — 957 — Wente Bros. Winery
Here the first Wente Vineyards of 47 acres was established by C.H. Wente in 1883. In 1935 his sons, Ernest and Herman, introduced California’s first varietal wine label, Sauvignon Blanc. The efforts of the Wente family have helped to establish the . . . — Map (db m100563) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 896 — First Unitarian Church of Oakland
Designed in 1889 by Walter J. Mathews, this solid masonry Romanesque church departed radically from California's traditional Gothic wood frame construction. Noted for its world famous stained glass windows produced by Goodhue of Boston, and for . . . — Map (db m100561) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 107 — Joaquin Miller"Poet of the Sierras”
Joaquin Miller, “Poet of the Sierras,” resided on these acres, named by him “The Hights,” from 1886 to 1913. In this building known as The Abbey, he wrote “Columbus” and other poems. The surrounding trees were . . . — Map (db m100546) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 884 — Paramount Theatre
This is a superior rendering of the "Art Deco" or "Moderne" style of movie palace built during the rise of the motion picture industry. The Paramount, which opened on December 16, 1931, is the most ambitious theatre design of architect Timothy L. . . . — Map (db m100560) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 970 — Rainbow Trout Species Identified
The naming of the Rainbow Trout species was based on fish taken from the San Leandro Creek drainage. In 1855, Dr. W.P. Gibbons, founder of the California Academy of Sciences, was given three specimens obtained from the creek. He described and . . . — Map (db m100566) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 962 — Site of Blossom Rock Navigation Trees
Until at least 1851, Redwood trees on this site were used as landmarks to avoid striking the treacherous submerged Blossom Rock in San Francisco Bay west of Yerba Buena Island. Although by 1855 the original stems had been logged, today's trees are . . . — Map (db m100564) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 45 — Site of College of CaliforniaOriginal Campus of University of California
University of California, chartered March 23, 1868. Located between Franklin and Harrison, 12th and 14th Streets, from 1869 to 1873, using buildings of former College of California, successor to Contra Costa Academy founded by Henry Durant, June . . . — Map (db m100544) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 676 — Site of Saint Mary's College
Site of St. Mary's College "The Old Brickpile" 1889-1928 — Map (db m100555) HM
California (Alameda County), San Leandro — 279 — Estudillo Home
Site of the last home of José Joaquin Estudillo, grantee of Rancho San Leandro and his wife, Juana Martínez de Estudillo. It was built about 1850. The family founded San Leandro, built a hotel, and donated several lots, including the original site . . . — Map (db m100549) HM
California (Alameda County), San Leandro — 285 — Peralta House
First brick house built in Alameda County. Constructed 1860 by W. R. Toler for Ignacio Peralta, early San Leandro Spanish settler, whose father, Don Luis Maria Peralta, received land grant from Spanish Governor Don Pablo Vicente de Sola, October 20, . . . — Map (db m100550) HM
California (Alameda County), San Leandro — 246 — Rancho San Antonio
Governor Pablo de Solá, last Spanish Governor of California, awarded the San Antonio Grant to Don Luis Maria Peralta on August 13, 1820, in recognition of forty years of service. From this point northward the Grant embraced over 43,000 acres. Now . . . — Map (db m100548) HM
California (Alameda County), San Leandro — 824 — San Leandro Oyster Beds
Oysters were the mainstay of the California fishing industry at the turn of the century. Along this site (the original Mulford Canal) the San Leandro oyster beds flourished. In 1892 William Roberts field title to the beds south along San Lorenzo . . . — Map (db m100559) HM
California (Alameda County), Union City — 768 — Site of the Nation’s First Successful Beet Sugar Factory
The factory was built in 1870 by E. H. Dyer, “Father of the American Beet Sugar Industry.” Located on a corner of Dyer’s farm, the small factory began processing sugarbeets on November 15, 1870, and produced 293 tons of sugar during its . . . — Map (db m100556) HM
California (Alpine County), Kirkwood — Kirkwood's
This building has been the pioneer home of the Kirkwood and Taylor families since it was built by Zachary Kirkwood in 1864. This building was one of the first resorts operated in the Sierra Nevada Mountains. — Map (db m100580) HM
California (Alpine County), Kirkwood — 315 — Kit Carson
On this spot, which marks the summit of the Kit Carson Pass, stood what was known as the Kit Carson Tree on which the famous scout Kit Carson inscribed his name in 1844 when he guided the then Captain John C. Fremont, head of a government exploring . . . — Map (db m100568) HM
California (Alpine County), Kirkwood — 378 — Memorial to Pioneer Odd Fellows
At this point in August 1849, a group of Odd Fellows nearing their goal, the California gold mines, paused in their struggle up these granite walls, to paint on this and adjacent boulders their names and the three links of the Great Order they so . . . — Map (db m100569) HM
California (Alpine County), Kirkwood — 661 — Old Emigrant Road
Here the Old Emigrant Road of 1848 swung down across the meadow now covered by Caples Lake (Twin Lakes) and climbed along the ridge at the right to the gap at the head of the valley. From this summit (9,460 feet) it descended to Placerville. This . . . — Map (db m100570) HM
California (Alpine County), Woodfords — The Pony Express - Woodfords
During the initial five weeks of its operation in 1860, an important remount station of the famous Pony Express was located a few feet from here at Cary’s Barn. This monument erected by the Historical Society of Alpine County. National . . . — Map (db m100571) HM
California (Alpine County), Woodfords — Woodfords Station
Historic Woodfords Station, the Eastern Sierra gateway to the goldfields of California, way station of the famed Pony Express, and entrance to Carson Pass on the Emigrant Trail to the Sacramento Valley. Beginning in 1849 with the building of the . . . — Map (db m100572) HM
California (Amador County), Drytown — 31 — Drytown
Founded 1848. Oldest town and first in which gold was discovered in Amador County. Its venerable town hall and other picturesque structures remain. Was not "dry" as name implies, containing 26 saloons at one time. — Map (db m100575) HM
California (Amador County), Fiddletown — 35 — Fiddletown
Settled by Missourians 1849. Suggested that settlement be called Fiddletown because residents “were always fiddling”. Changed in 1878 to Oleta but original name later restored. Once trading center for American, Loafer, and French Flats, . . . — Map (db m100577) HM
California (Amador County), Ione — 788 — Daniel Stewart Co. Store
General merchandise store built by Daniel Stewart in 1856. First brick building erected in Ione Valley from nearby Muletown brick. Ione, once known as "Bed-Bug" and "Freeze-Out” was an important supply center on the main road to the Mother . . . — Map (db m100587) HM
California (Amador County), Ione — 506 — Methodist Episcopal Church
The cornerstone was laid in 1862. Constructed of locally fired brick, the church was completed in 1866. Dedicated as “Ione City Centenary Church” and later popularly known as the “Cathedral of the Mother Lode.” The church was . . . — Map (db m100582) HM
California (Amador County), Ione — 867 — Preston Castle
The “castle,” built in 1890–1894, is the most significant example of Romanesque Revival architecture in the Mother Lode. It was built to house the Preston School of Industry, established by the State Legislature as a progressive . . . — Map (db m100594) HM
California (Amador County), Jackson — 786 — Argonaut and Kennedy Mines
Argonaut Mine, discovered 1850, and Kennedy Mine, discovered 1856, played dramatic roles in the economic development of California. They produced $105,268,760 in gold. Kennedy Mine has a vertical shaft of 5,912 feet, the deepest in the United States . . . — Map (db m100586) HM
California (Amador County), Jackson — Butte Store
Constructed by Italian stone mason in 1857. Served pioneer settlers and miners as post office and general store later later known as Ginocchio's. — Map (db m100579) HM
California (Amador County), Jackson — 865 — Site of Pioneer Jewish Synagogue
On September 18, 1857, Congregation B’nai Israel of Jackson dedicated on this site the first synagogue in the Mother Lode. High holiday worship continued until 1869 when the larger Masonic Hall was used to accommodate the congregation. The wooden . . . — Map (db m100588) HM
California (Amador County), Kirkwood — 28 — Maiden's Grave
Broken dreams and hope, carried 2000 miles through scorching deserts and over loft mountains. At last...the sight of the promise land. Those of you who visit this grave carry a torch of love and hope (which this young girl lost), and pass it on, to . . . — Map (db m100573) HM
California (Amador County), Pine Grove — 37 — Clinton
Prospectors in 1849 traveled from the Mokelumne River through Clinton on the way to the diggins in Volcano. In the early 1850’s the camp of Clinton became a market town, supplying the placer miners of the middle and southern forks of Jackson Creek, . . . — Map (db m100578) HM
California (Amador County), Plymouth — 762 — D'Agostini Winery
D’Agostini Winery was started in 1856 by Adam Uhlinger, a Swiss immigrant. The original wine cellar, with walls made from rock quarried from nearby hills, hand hewn beams, and oak casks, is still in use and part of the present winery. Some original . . . — Map (db m100585) HM
California (Amador County), Sutter Creek — 1007 — Knight Foundry
Knight Foundry was established in 1873 to supply heavy equipment and repair facilities to the gold mines and timber industry of the Mother Lode. Samuel N. Knight developed a high speed, cast iron water wheel which was a forerunner of the Pelton . . . — Map (db m100590) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — 715 — Astronomical Observatory
Here in Volcano in 1860, miner and amateur astronomer George Madeira built California's first astronomical observatory of record and operated it for two years. Using a three inch refractory telescope he studied sun and moon, stars and planets, and . . . — Map (db m100583) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — 715 — Astronomical Observatory
On the knoll behind this marker, George Madiera built the first amateur astronomical observatory of record in California and there discovered the great comet of 1861 with a three-inch refractor telescope. — Map (db m100584) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — 29 — Volcano
[Larger Marker]: Started 1848 by soldiers of Colonel Stevenson’s Regiment. Named by miners because of apparent volcanic appearance. Here the first California rental library, 1850, was established. And one of the first “Little . . . — Map (db m100574) HM
California (Butte County), Chico — 840-2 — Chico Forestry Station and Nursery
In 1888, the State Board of Forestry established an experimental forestry station and nursery, a companion to the Santa Monica Station established in 1887. The two were the first such stations in the nation. Exotic and native trees were tested and . . . — Map (db m100602) HM
California (Butte County), Chico — 313 — Hooker Oak
The massive and majestic Hooker Oak, which occupied this site, was named in honor of renowned British Botanist Sir Joseph Dalton Hooker. The Hooker Oak was acclaimed to be the largest Valley Oak in the world before it fell on May 1, 1977. Age . . . — Map (db m100595) HM
California (Butte County), Chico — 329 — Rancho Del Arroyo Chico
A vast expanse covering 26,000 acres, Rancho Chico was purchased in 1849-50 by John Bidwell. In 1865 he began construction of the mansion nearby, which in time became the social and cultural center of the upper Sacramento Valley. It was through his . . . — Map (db m100597) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — 330 — Bidwell's Bar1853 – 1856
Erected by Argonaut Parlor No. 8. Native Sons of the Golden West and Butte County Board of Supervisors To designate the site of the second county seat of Butte County Bidwell's Bar 1853 – 1856 Site of the Court House was . . . — Map (db m100598) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — 770 — Chinese Temple
Dedicated in the spring of 1863, this building served as a temple of worship for 10,000 Chinese then living here. Funds for its erection and furnishings were provided by the Emperor and Empress of China and local Chinese labor built the structure. . . . — Map (db m100599) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — 807 — Oregon City
Entering California over the Applegate and Lassen trails, a party of Oregonians, captained by Peter H. Burnett, arrived here in autumn of 1848 to establish the town of Oregon City. Burnett, little more than a year later, became the first civil . . . — Map (db m100600) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — 809 — The Last Yahi Indian
For thousands of years the Yahi Indians roamed the foothills between Mt. Lassen and the Sacramento Valley. Settlement of this region by the white man brought death to the Yahi by gun, by disease, and by hunger. By the turn of the century only a few . . . — Map (db m100601) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — 314 — The Mother Orange Tree of Butte CountyBidwell Bar Bridge
To commemorate The Mother Orange Tree of Butte County planted at this spot by Judge Joseph Lewis in 1856 The Bidwell Bar Bridge First suspension bridge of California Transported from New York via Cape Horn 1853. Completed . . . — Map (db m100596) HM
California (Inyo County), Furnace Creek — Devils Golf Course
Interbedded salt and water-bearing gravels are more than 1,000 feet thick beneath the Devils Golf Course. Great horizontal forces exerted by crystallizing salt, push these columns upward wind and rain carve them into fantastic shapes. — Map (db m100757) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — "Unity Monument"
Dedicated to the victims of September 11, 2001, including those who lost their lives and those who lost their loved ones. This monument is a symbol of our nation’s renewed strength and unity, blending five operate metals (stainless steel, brass, . . . — Map (db m100534) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — “Tribute to the Roughnecks”Cindy Jackson, Sculptor
To honor the courageous men and women who have been a part of the oil fields of Signal Hill, a field proven to be one of the richest in North America. They are represented in this depiction by: Jerrel C. Barto Born 1935 in Wakefield, . . . — Map (db m100535) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — 6 — Broadcasting and Music on the HillPart of the “Memory Necklace” — A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail
The Hilltop Star Room, also known as the Hilltop Cafe, was once an entertainment icon on “The Hill.” The building, located just in front of this panel, was the old carriage house from the Denni Mansion property, hauled across the street . . . — Map (db m100455) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — 2 — Car Climbs on the HillPart of the “Memory Necklace” — A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail
The ascent of Signal Hill (elevation 364 feet) was not just a fantasy for automobile drivers of the early 1920s. In January 1921, the Long Beach Daily Telegram advertised an upcoming effort by a Dodge touring car to climb “The . . . — Map (db m100502) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — 1 — Discovery of Oil on the HillPart of the “Memory Necklace” — A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail
In 1920, Signal Hill was a grassy dome dotted with seasonal farms. Though there was interest, opinions among oil company geologists about the prospects for oil here were mixed. A well near the corner of Wardlow and Atlantic Streets, drilled to 3,449 . . . — Map (db m100450) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — 4 — Early Aviation on the HillPart of the “Memory Necklace” — A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail
Signal Hill was the early launch site of Earl Daugherty, pioneer aviator, airplane builder and WWI flying ace. Just a few years after the Wright Brothers’ first flight at Kitty Hawk, (on December 17, 1903), Daugherty was handcrafting primitive . . . — Map (db m100453) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — Hilltop Park
[Walkway Poem] Here on this hill what perspective to see our world ourselves with clarity Each point of view repositioning living vibrant inspiring We come to this place when life gets too fast to reflect on . . . — Map (db m100780) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — 3 — Japanese Farming on the HillPart of the “Memory Necklace” — A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail
Signal Hill was home to fruit, flower and vegetable farms beginning in the early 1900s. In addition to the backyard gardens of hill residents, land was leased by Japanese “truck farmers” who grew produce and flowers to sell commercially . . . — Map (db m100452) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — 5 — Oil Fires on the HillPart of the “Memory Necklace” — A Series of Historical Panels Located in the Hilltop Loop Trail
High concentrations of natural gas posed a constant danger to oilmen developing the Signal Hill field in the form of “gassers,” “gushers,” gas flares and fires. When Shell Oil completed its second well in 1921. It was a . . . — Map (db m100454) HM
California (Mariposa County), Yosemite National Park — Glacier Point Hotel
You are standing on the site of two famous Yosemite landmarks: McCauley’s Mountain House (1872-1969) and the Glacier Point Hotel (1917-1969). Both structures were built from trees cut down near this site. They both burned to the ground on the . . . — Map (db m100858) HM
California (Monterey County), Aromas — A. R. Wilson Quarry
Named for Arthur R. Wilson, who founded Granite Rock Company on February 14, 1900, this quarry has been the heart of Granite Rock's business since the beginning. In more than a century of continuous operation, the quarry has seen destruction from . . . — Map (db m100802) HM
California (Monterey County), Greenfield — Metz Field/ Chapin Int'l Airport
Upper Marker: Back in the 1970s, where the mountains reached the river, Metz field was just that, a field. In 1973, a fella by the name Wayne Handley built a runway, a hanger, a chemical loading facility and hauled in a mobile home office . . . — Map (db m100456) HM
California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Smartsville Grocery
Originally a two story, L-shaped building. Mrs. Bridget Henderson ran it as a boarding house later selling to Mrs. Ellen Dewan, becoming the Dewan Hotel. Her son, Jim Dewan briefly ran Jim's Saloon along the side of the hotel. In 1935 Rex and Agnes . . . — Map (db m100862) HM
California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Smartville / SmartsvilleWhich is it? S or no S
Named for James Smart, who built the first hotel in 1856. Smartville was referred in the US Federal land grant of 1878, as Smartsville. Due to ruling by the US Post Office Department, in 1909. The name was changed back the Smartville. It stayed that . . . — Map (db m100861) HM
California (San Benito County), San Juan Bautista — San Juan Pacific Railway
The San Juan Pacific Railway was incorporated May 4, 1907, becoming the California Central Railroad in 1912. Some of the locals referred to it as The San Juan Terrific. Built to haul the expected large quantities of Portland cement from the Old . . . — Map (db m100906) HM
California (San Diego County), Carlsbad — Capt. John A. FrazierJuly 18, 1833 - July 16, 1899
Discoverer of the famous Carlsbad mineral water and co-founder of the City of Carlsbad, California While drilling for fresh water for his farm on this spot in 1882, John Frazier sank three wells - one 415 feet, one 450 feet, and one 510 . . . — Map (db m100680) HM
California (San Diego County), Carlsbad — Carlsbad by the Sea Retirement Community
In 1881, Captain John A. Frazier, a homesteader, purchased 127 acres of oceanfront land for $1200. While drilling for drinking water in 1884, Frazier tapped into an underground mineral spring. He built a 510 foot well tower and began promoting the . . . — Map (db m100673) HM
California (San Diego County), Carlsbad — Carlsbad Santa Fe Depot
Original depot built in 1887 and also served as telegraph, Wells Fargo, post office and general store. Renamed "Carl" from 1907 to 1917, it became the hub of local agriculture about 1915. The last passenger train stopped in 1957 and it was closed in . . . — Map (db m100672) HM

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