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Braunbastion / The Braun Bastion Marker - Wide View image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 16, 2017
Braunbastion / The Braun Bastion Marker - Wide View
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Braunbastion / The Braun Bastion
Mit der Errichtung der Stadtbefestigung Wiens wurde im 16. Jahrhundert begonnen. An dieser Stelle stand die Braunbastion ein der Stadtmauer vorgebautes Verteidigungsbauwerk. Die unteren Partien des Mauerwerks waren aus Gründen der . . . — Map (db m112861) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Die Ankeruhr / The Anchor Clock
Hier auf dem ältesten Platze Wiens, in dessen nächster Nähe sich das Kommandogebaüde (Praetorium) des Römerlagers Vindobona befand, liesz die im Jahre 1858 gegründete Allgemeine Versicherungs-Aktiengesellschaft

Der . . . — Map (db m112452) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — "Bridges for Canada"/« Ponts pour le Canada »The Centennial of the Canadian Military Engineers — Le centenaire du Génie militaire canadien

In 2000, to commemorate a century of service, Canadian Military Engineers embarked on a three-year program of assisting communities along the Trans Canada Trail to construct and restore bridges. Thirty of these bridges are shown here.

For . . . — Map (db m113207) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — How Dartmouth Has GrownA Marker of Distinction

In August 1750, the 504 ton ship Alderney arrived after a month's sail from England with 353 settlers, who made their first landing near the sawmill site. They laid out 184 building lots, 50 feet by 100, and named the settlement after . . . — Map (db m113104) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Starboard Propeller of CCGS John A. Macdonald

This is the starboard propeller of the Canadian coastguard [sic - Coast Guard] Icebreaker, John A. MacDonald [sic - Macdonald]. The propeller was damaged while the John A. MacDonald was assisting the 115,000 ton oil tanker, SS Manhattan, in her . . . — Map (db m113082) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Vera B. StoneA Tribute / Un Hommage

An avid walker, trail enthusiast, leader, mentor and diligent worker, Vera B. Stone defines the Trans Canada Trail movement in Nova Scotia. As a founding member and a longstanding Chair for the Trans Canada Trail Committee of the Nova . . . — Map (db m113189) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Wild about roses/La vie en roseRosa acicularis

Wild roses add beauty and colour to roadsides, open woods, prairies, and rocky places all across Canada. They may have pink or white flowers, be with or without thorns, and stand as high as 2.5 metres. Wild roses are considered a weed in . . . — Map (db m113194) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — "Hamilton" Flower-bed arrangementDisposition de lit de fleurs, "Hamilton"

[Historic photo by] J.A. Irvine, [circa?] 1895-1905 — Map (db m112810) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Boer War Memorial Fountain

Erected by the Commissioners of the Public Gardens in commemoration of the services of our Citizen Soldiers in the South African Campaign 1899~1902 — Map (db m112796) WM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Canadian Military Engineers/Génie militaire canadien

Proudly serving Canada and their fellow citizens at home and abroad.

In a new and awesome land that was to become Canada, adventurous French and British military engineers surveyed the colossal, mapped the incredible and built the . . . — Map (db m113199) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Celtic Cross

Dedicated to the original Irish settlers of 1749 and to the contributions of the Irish community to Halifax, to Nova Scotia and to Canada

Tíolactha do na hÉireannaigh a bhain fúthu í Halifax sa bhliain 1749 is mar aitheantas da . . . — Map (db m113130) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Drinking Fountain / Fontaine d'eau potable

Wallace Diengner, c./vers 1905

[Historic photo showing two young girls at the drinking fountain] — Map (db m112823) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Halifax Explosion Unidentified DeadWe Remember

To the memory of the Unidentified Dead. Victims of the Great Disaster December 6, 1917. ————————————— Here lie buried Unidentified Victims of the . . . — Map (db m113041) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Here We BeganA Marker of Distinction

Just inland from this place, Chebucto Landing, 2,576 first permanent settlers of Halifax came ashore from thirteen small ships in June 1749. Here, you are at the shore of one of the great natural harbours of the world, the focus of Halifax's . . . — Map (db m113185) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — HMCS Sackville K-181Canadian Naval Memorial Trust — "A National Historic Site Of Canada"

Open for viewing daily, 10:00am to 5:00PM Come visit the ship, on the waterfront, behind the Maritime Museum Of The Atlantic

HMCS Sackville is the last of 267 Flower Class Corvettes built for the Allied Navies during WWII. Of . . . — Map (db m112799) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Horticulture Hall, post-1945Maison de l'horticulture, après 1945

Photographer unknown Année Photographie

[Historic photo shows sailors on the Horticulture Hall porch] — Map (db m112811) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Izaak Walton & Dorothy Johnston Killam

Izaak Walton Killam, born in Yarmouth, N.S. in 1885, was the leading Canadian business person of the first half of the 20th Century. His Royal Securities Corporation owned, controlled or financed many of Canada's major companies, mainly in pulp . . . — Map (db m113081) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Lieut. Henry Edward Clonard Keating
. . . — Map (db m112824) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Public Garden Foundation Fountain

Hurricane Juan struck Halifax on September 29, 2003, devastating the Halifax Public Gardens. A volunteer-led foundation was formed to raise funds and restore the Gardens and historic Horticultural Hall.

This fountain and plaza were . . . — Map (db m112821) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Summer House / Pavillon d'été

Notman Studio / Studio Notman, 1879

[Historic photo of a park pavilion that no longer exists] — Map (db m112826) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Dockyard Clock / L'horloge de L'arsenal

The Naval Dockyard Clock was fabricated in London, England in 1767 by Ayneth Thwaites. It has kept time in peace and war for generations of sailors and dockyard civilian workers from 1772 to 1993. The Dockyard Clock is the last . . . — Map (db m113186) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Mitchell Housec. 1840

City of Halifax Registered Heritage Property — Map (db m113166) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — The Public Gardens

Halifax has been the scene of many "firsts" in Canada. These eighteen acres, comprising one of Canada's most attractive Victorian public gardens, derived from an earlier site, part of the original Common, chosen for the Gardens in 1841, the . . . — Map (db m112715) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Unveiling, Jubilee Fountain / Inauguration, Fontaine du Jubilé

Studio Notman Studio, 1897

[Historic photo of the fountain unveiling] ————————————— Erected by the Garden Commissioners in commemoration of Queen Victoria's . . . — Map (db m112947) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Welcome to the Public Gardens

The Halifax Public Gardens is one of the finest surviving examples of Victorian Gardens in North America. It was established in 1874 by the amalgamation of two older gardens, the Nova Scotia Horticultural Society Garden (laid out in 1837) and . . . — Map (db m112791) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — A Monumental Work Of Art

What would you do with a 30-metre (0.01-mile) outcrop of granite in your backyard? Artist William deGarthe decided to carve a work of art from the granite you see here.

In 1977, at the age of 70, deGarthe picked up his chisels and power . . . — Map (db m112680) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — A Natural Masterpiece

Do you think of Peggy's Cove when you think of Nova Scotia? It seems many people do. After all, thousands of visitors come to our seaside community each year - most inspired by a photo or painting they saw in a calendar, book or gallery.

It . . . — Map (db m112697) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Fishermen's Monumentby William E. deGarthe, Artist and Sculptor

This work of art is a lasting memorial to the gallant men of Peggy's Cove, Nova Scotia, who harvest our oceans. The monument depicts from left to right: Fisherman's Family; Peggy of the Cove; Fishermen at Work.

This monument was donated to . . . — Map (db m112691) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Here's The Catch

See the boats [1], sheds [2], nets and traps [3] along the harbour? These are the essential tools of a working fishing community like Peggy's Cove, and a reminder that it was fishermen and their families who established this . . . — Map (db m112618) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Home Sweet Home

How do you build a house on exposed granite bedrock where there are few trees to provide lumber, let alone protection from wind, rain and high tides? This is the challenge faced by the first families to settle Peggy's Cove.

Using the trees . . . — Map (db m112574) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Art of deGarthe

You've probably seen many paintings of Peggy's Cove. Famed marine artist and sculptor William deGarthe may have painted some of these works.[1]

Born in Finland in 1907, deGarthe came to Canada in 1926, eventually settling in Halifax. An . . . — Map (db m112693) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Cold, Hard Facts About Glaciers

Wondering why there are so many large boulders scattered around Peggy's Cove, and why some of them are precariously balanced on smaller boulders or steep slopes? What you see is the work of glaciers.

Twenty thousand years ago, continental . . . — Map (db m112610) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — The Lure of Peggy's Cove

Before Peggy's Cove was a community, it was a popular destination among fishermen. But what inspired these fishermen to make this their permanent home? It was this sheltered cove, which offered close proximity to the large populations of fish . . . — Map (db m112570) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — Through Rain, Sleet and Darkest Night

From the outside it looks like a traditional lighthouse, but looks can be deceiving. Step inside and you'll find yourself in a post office [1], the only one of its kind in Canada and perhaps the world. Every summer since 1975 the Peggy's . . . — Map (db m112659) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Peggy's Cove — When Continents Collide / Carving A Cove

When Continents Collide See the picture of the Himalayan mountain range on this panel? You may find this hard to believe, but that's pretty much what Peggy's Cove looked like almost 380 million years ago. And the granite coastline you see . . . — Map (db m112557) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Bridgewater — 12 — Bridges / Les ponts***Riverfront Renaissance***

Bridging the LaHave It is only fitting that a place named "Bridgewater" should have such a rich history of bridges. Between 1825 and 1983, five bridges have spanned the LaHave River, connecting east and west Bridgewater. Prior to . . . — Map (db m112428) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Bridgewater — 6 — The Great Fire 1899 / Le grand incendie de 1899***Riverfront Renaissance***

Up in Flames In the cold, early hours of January 12, 1899, a fire began in the basement store of E. B. Simonson, located in the Music Hall at the corner of Dominion Street, and Commercial (now King) Street, where you are . . . — Map (db m112426) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — 1753 Open-Air Protestant Interfaith Church Services

Here, in the year 1753, before any church was built, open-air Divine Services were held and Holy Communion administered in English, French, and German, to the first settlers and Garrison of the Town of Lunenburg by the Reverend Jean Baptiste . . . — Map (db m112431) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Finck-Holder HouseRegistered Heritage Property — Circa 1829

[Title is text] — Map (db m112478) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Koch-Solomon House

Solomon House c.1775 One of Lunenburg's Most Historic Homes Built by Heinrich Koch

Heinrich Koch was nineteen when he arrived at Lunenburg with the first settlers in 1753.

The next year, with his father Anton, he set up the . . . — Map (db m112430) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Lennox Tavern1791

Provincial Heritage Property

Registered Heritage Property

Nova Scotia Heritage Award 1998

Lunenburg Recognition for Restoration Award 2000 — Map (db m112477) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Anglican Church / Église Anglicane St. John

Prominently sited on the parade square, this church was an important symbol of British authority and Anglican dominance for Lunenburg's early settlers, who were mainly German-speaking Protestants. From construction in 1754 through many . . . — Map (db m112453) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Anglican Church / L'église anglicane St. John's

The first Anglican services in Lunenburg were held outdoors on this site and were conducted by a missionary from England. A two-storey structure in the New England Meeting House style was built between 1754 and 1763. The oak frames were . . . — Map (db m112486) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — St. John's Parish Hallformerly Lunenburg Courthouse — 1775 1902

Registered Heritage Property Parish Hall Circa 1775 — Map (db m112408) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — The Fire / Le Feu

Beginning in the early hours of November 1, 2001, fire ravaged this historic church, substantially destroying the building. Undaunted by the destruction, the parishioners decided to restore the church. With financial help from friends around . . . — Map (db m112454) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — The Jessen Bell / La Cloche Jessen

This bell hung in the tower of St. John's since 1814 and served as the tolling bell for over 185 years. It was cast at the Whitechapel Foundry in London, England. On November 1, 2001, fire ravished through the Church, destroying the tower and . . . — Map (db m112432) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Lunenburg — Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church / L'eglise lutherienne evangelique de Sion

Lunenburg is home to the oldest worshiping Lutheran congregation in Canada. The first Lutherans, mostly Germans from farming districts of the Upper Rhine, settled in the Town in 1753. Initially they worshiped outdoors and later were allowed . . . — Map (db m112480) HM

Nova Scotia (Lunenburg County), Mahone Bay — War MemorialLest We Forget — Hold High The Torch From Falling Hands We Threw

This stone of remembrance is erected in loving memory of our brave men who laid down their lives in the Great War 1914 - 1918 for Truth Justice Liberty

In honour of all who served and in grateful appreciation of the . . . — Map (db m112530) WM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Beam Trawler Jutland Memorial

In memory of the crew of the Beam Trawler Jutland foundered at sea March 11, 1920 These crossed anchors recovered from fishing banks on Jutland's previous trip are placed as a symbol of our hope that their souls are resting . . . — Map (db m112407) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Liverpool Town Hall / L'Hotel de Ville de Liverpool

Designed by Halifax architect Herbert E. Gates, this dignitied town hall was constructed in 1901-1902. Such buildings were central to civic life across the country, providing accommodation for the growing number of services administered by . . . — Map (db m112404) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Old Burial Ground1760 — Historic Site
. . . — Map (db m112381) HM
Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Remembering the Deceased

The tradition of marking a burial grew out of people's inability to accept the finality of death. Since stone, by the human timescale, is not subject to decay, it represented something eternal.

The old burying grounds is one of Nova . . . — Map (db m112406) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — Step Back in Time / The Final Resting Place

Step Back in Time

Step back to the beginning of the seventeenth century. The Mi'Kmaq had given Liverpool the name 'Ogomkegea', meaning "place of departure." Descending the Mersey River in the spring they would disperse along the . . . — Map (db m112387) HM

Nova Scotia (Queens County), Liverpool — War Memorial

Erected by the Citizens of Queens County to the Glory of God and in loving memory of their sons who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War

1914 [World War I Honored Dead] 1918

1939 [World War II Honored Dead] . . . — Map (db m112398) WM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — A Safety Valve and Power SourceUne soupape de sûreté et une source d'énergie

The Rideau Canal is a 202 kilometre waterway made navigable by a system of more than 50 dams, 47 locks and 19 kilometres of actual canal ruts. Built between 1826 and 1832 as British military defence strategy, the Canal served as a . . . — Map (db m112342) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — A Square for All Time / Un place en permanence

In these times of rapid change and technological advancement, few things in life remain constant. However, Dickinson Square has endured over the years by serving its community through diversification, resilience and sheer . . . — Map (db m112362) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — Dickinson Square and Manotick / La Place Dickinson et Manotick

You are standing in Dickinson Square, named after Moss Kent Dickinson, the founder of the Village of Manotick. Dickinson and his partners were established forwarders of goods and people along the Rideau River. Recognizing the . . . — Map (db m112355) HM

Ontario (Rideau-Goulbourn Ward, City of Ottawa), Manotick — The Perpetual Challenge / Le defi perpétuel

Since the Rideau Canal opened in 1832, water management has been essential to its successful operation. Initially, water concerns focused on maintaining navigation and protecting engineering structures, with the excess water supplied . . . — Map (db m112353) HM

Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Ostalbkreis), Schwäbisch Gmünd — Münsterplatz 12
Gotisches Fachwerkgebaüde auf den Resten eines romanischen Steinhauses.

Ehemaliges Präzeptoratsgebaüde.

[English translation:]

Gothic half-timbered building constructed upon the remnants of a . . . — Map (db m112317) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 10 — Karlsplatz 9Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Mansarddach mit barocker Fassadengliederung

1625 urkundlich erwähnt als Wohnstatt des Stadtschreibers Konrad Wiber

1779 Umbau im Stil des "Ansbacher Barock" durch den Rotgerber und Handelsmann Erasmus Kirchner mit . . . — Map (db m112474) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 6 — Stadtturm / City TowerHistorischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Torturm mit Zeltdach, Laterne, Turmknopf und Wetterfahne, vier Rundgaben mit Uhren, vollendet 1419 als westlicher Ausgang des ersten Stadtmauerringes

1740 Erhöhung des Turms auf 47 Meter für die Wohnung des Stadttürmers - . . . — Map (db m112442) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Rimbach — 208 — Wald um Rimbach / The Woods around RimbachDenkmal Route Volkach am Main - Mainschleife
Gemeinsam mit Volkach und einigen anderen Orten fand Rimbach im Jahr 906 erstmals Erwähnung in einer Urkunde...Ronopahc- hieß die Siedlung damals. Anfangs verwalteten Dienstmannen die Ortschaft, bis sie Mitte des 14. Jahrhunderts in den . . . — Map (db m112399) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Stadkreis Bamberg), Bamberg — Friedrich von Brenner
Hier wurde geboren 10. Januar 1784 Friedrich von Brenner Dr. Philos. z. Theol. Professor im Lyceum dann Domderchant dahier berühmt als theo. Schriftsteller gestorben den 20. August 1848.

[English . . . — Map (db m112290) HM

Guatemala, Alta Verapaz (Municipality of Chisec), Chisec — Martyrs of the Internal Armed Conflict from 1979 to 1983
Martires del Conflicto Armado Interno del 1979 a 1983 Quienes en nuestra memoria estarán siempre presentes Luis Mo · Jesus Mo · Santiago Caal · Mariano Bac · Santiago Chiquin · Ignacio Chiquin · Abelino Chiquin · Ricardo Chiquin · Sipriano . . . — Map (db m112546) WM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Mexico) — Nicolás Bravo
Nicolás Bravo Gobernador y Comandante Militar del Estado de Puebla Su gesto de perdonar los prisioneros realistas en Palmar del Bravo, Puebla, marca un hito en las luchas armadas por su generosa nobleza. Insurgente, republicano, defensor . . . — Map (db m112835) HM WM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Emperor Iturbide at the Casa del Mendrugo
La Casa del Mendrugo Iturbide en la Casa del Mendrugo El 1 de agosto de 1821, el Primer Jefe del Ejército Imperial de la Tres Garantías, el General Don Agustín de lturbide y Arámburu, fue hospedado en La Casa del . . . — Map (db m113094) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — First Speech by Francisco Madero in Puebla
Siendo Gob. del E. el C. Cor. Dr. Luis G. Cervantes Se descubrió esta lápida para conmemorar el día 14 de Mayo de 1910 fecha en que el Pte. Martir Francisco I. Madero, se dirigió al pueblo por primera vez en esta Ciudad. Puebla de Z. 22 de . . . — Map (db m113090) HM WM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Granting the Coat of Arms to the City of Angels (1538)
Real Provisión Que otorga El Escudo de Armas a la Ciudad de los Ángeles (1538) Es el document más emblemático de la ciudad, firmado por la reina Isabel de Portugal, esposa de Carlos I de España y V de Alemania, quien como regenta en . . . — Map (db m113033) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Jesuit Education in Puebla
Educación Jesuita en Puebla En Puebla de los Ángeles la Compañía de Jesús contó con los colegios del Espíritu Santo, San Ildefonso, San Jerónimo, San Ignacio y San Francisco Javier, en ellos se impartían diferentes aspectos educativos, siendo . . . — Map (db m113093) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Memorial to Those Killed in University Protest of 1973
Primero de mayo 1973-1983 Diez años del Dia Heroico en Defensa de la Reforma Universitario de la U.A.P. Martires: Profr. Alfonso Calderon Moreno Est. Norberto Suarez Lara Est. Victor Manuel Medina Est. Ignacio Enrique Gonzalez Romano . . . — Map (db m112898) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Plaza de la DemocraciaDemocracy Plaza
Plaza de la Democracia Siglo XVI En 1578 los miembros de la Compañía de Jesús consiguieron la autorización para adquirir y demoler una parte de la casa ubicada en la acera poniente de la manzana en que originalmente establecieron su . . . — Map (db m113086) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — Portal Hidalgo
Portal Hidalgo El actual Portal Hidalgo fue conocido desde el siglo XVI como Portal de la Audiencia, ya que con este se designaba a la sede del gobiemo de la ciudad. La arquería del portal fue obra de Álvaro de Caceres, quien unió dos tramos . . . — Map (db m113042) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The "Paseo Bravo" as a Civic Space
El Paseo Bravo como espacio cívico El antiguo Paseo Nuevo, hoy Paseo Bravo, fue espacio de conmemoración cívica de personajes y hechos históricos de México y en especial de Puebla, marcando su destino el haber sido fusilado en su entorno en . . . — Map (db m112833) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The House of Alms
Casa del Mendrugo El nombre tan particular de esta casa esta ligado a sus origenes. La tradición dice que fue construida por los jesuitas con los “mendrugos” que recogieron, forma poética de referirse a las limosnas, ya . . . — Map (db m113095) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The House of the Little Heads
Casa de Las Cabecitas Una de las casas más antiguas de la ciudad que, a pesar de sus múltiples modificaciones, conserva intacta la portada de cantera, cuyo dintel luce dos elaborados medallones - típicos de la arquitectura renacentista del . . . — Map (db m112836) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The José Luis Bello y González Museum
Museo José Luis Bello y González Resguarda una de las colecciones artísticas con mayor prestigio de México, constituida por 3028 piezas acopiadas por el industrial poblano José Luis Bello y González y por su hijo José Mariano Bello y Acedo. . . . — Map (db m112871) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Main Square and Fountain of San Miguel
Zócalo y Fuente de San Miguel La Plaza Mayor de la Puebla de los Angeles es tan antigua como la ciudad misma, creada en 1531 cuando se traza la ciudad, convirtiéndose a partir de entonces en el centro neurálgico de la ciudad por su ubicación . . . — Map (db m112883) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Municipal Palace
Palacio Municipal Desde la fundación de la ciudad en 1531, en este espacio “se ayuntaban las autoridades para lo que fuera menester”. La edificación original sufrió varias modificaciones y en 1897 se encargó un nuevo . . . — Map (db m113096) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Oath to Independence in the City of Puebla...
Juramento a la Independencia hecho en la Ciudad de Puebla El 5 de Agosto de 1821, ante la presencia del General Agustín de Iturbide Plaza de la democracia Después de la rendición de la ciudad el 28 de julo de 1821 en la hacienda de San . . . — Map (db m113089) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Old Portal of the Audience
Antiguo Portal de la Audiencia El lunes 9 de Julio de 1538 el cabildo de la ciudad se reunió para acordar sí los portales del edificio de la Audiencia, hoy Palacio Municipal, deberían construirse dentro del terreno para ese fin o si podrían . . . — Map (db m113070) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Oriental Bank Building
Banco Oriental Fue construido durante la primera década del siglo XX para albergar al “Banco Oriental de México”, llegando a ser la quinta institución en importancia del país gracias a sus operaciones comerciales y a la emisión de . . . — Map (db m113073) HM
Mexico, Puebla (Municipality of Puebla) — The Saint Augustine Church
San Agustín Este convento agustino fue dedicado a la “Encarnación de Nuestra Señora” y también fue conocido como "Santa María de Gracia". Su construcción inició en 1555, pero dada la magnitud del proyecto se abrió al culto aún sin . . . — Map (db m112849) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Agustín Rivera Ugalde
Agustín Rivera Ugalde 1923 – 1989 Destacado acuarelista, escultor, fotógrafo y ebanista queretano; Precursor de la Escuela de Artes y Oficios que lleva su nombre; Con su mente y manos modeló notables obras artísticas. Vivió para . . . — Map (db m113211) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Esperanza Cabrera de Hinojosa
Esperanza Cabrera de Hinojosa (1924-1979) Destacada pianista queretana dedico su vida a la enseñanza de la música. Fue alumna y maestra distinguida del Conservatorio Jose Guadalupe Velazquez y del Instituo de Bellas Artes de la . . . — Map (db m113230) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — José Guadalupe Velázquez Pedraza
J. Guadalupe Velázquez Pedraza 1858-1920 Insigne sacerdote y músico queretano, de singular sensibilidad artística. Primer Director de la Escuela de Música Sagrada de la Diócesis de Querétaro (18-II-1892) y reformador de la liturgia . . . — Map (db m113229) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — Archaeological Work
Trabajo Arqueológico Donde hoy se encuentra el pueblo de San Joaquín, se funda, en 1622, San Nicolás Tolentino de las Ranas, tomando este nombre por el gran número de ranas que habitaban una laguna del lugar. En 1872, Bartolomé . . . — Map (db m113113) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — Ball Court Three
Juego de Pelota 3 Este juego de pelota aprovecha la unión de dos cerros o puertos. Para su construcción se edificaron dos grandes muros de contención. Actualmente, está restaurado el paramento norte que es el mejor conservado. Al este . . . — Map (db m113131) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — Ball Court Two
Juego de Pelota 2 Sobre una plataforma de nivelación se construyó este conjunto en la parte alta de la loma. Tiene como eje constructivo la camcha del juego de pelota orientada este-oeste. Su trazo es de cabezales abiertos, con un . . . — Map (db m113167) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — Building Three
Edificio 3 Es un templo imponente adaptado a la topografía del terreno; se desplanta sobre una nivelación hecha a la roca y en su fachada se observan dos momentos en su construcción. Las escalinatas del segundo cuerpo están . . . — Map (db m113142) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — Las Ranas and the Access Complex
Las Ranas La ciudad antigua de Ranas fue edificada en la cima de dos cerros que se unen formando un vértice y sobre cuyas laderas se distinguen las secciones más relevantes de la ciudad. El emplazamiento posee un solo acceso natural . . . — Map (db m113210) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — The Buildings 16 and 16-b
Edificios 16 y 16-b El templo 16 es la construcción más grandé e importante del sitio. Su exploración se efectuó en 1984-1985, y se observó en el interior que existieron al menos seis niveles de ocupación y que el edificio sufrió . . . — Map (db m113135) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — The City and its Territory/The Inhabitants
La Ciudad y su Territorio La zona arqueológica cuenta con más de 150 construcciones, de las cuales destacan tres juegos de pelota, basamentos piramidales, plataformas, dos posibles temazcales, múltiples habitaciones, estructuras . . . — Map (db m113137) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — The Doors of the City
Las Puertas de la Ciudad En este grupo de edificios destacan los muros de contención para modelar el cerro y dar cabida a las construcciones que determinan la circulación a la Plaza Principal. En este segmento nuevamente se presenta . . . — Map (db m113133) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of San Joaquín), San Joaquín — The Sunken Patio Complex
Conjunto del Patio Hundido Parece que este conjunto de habitaciones funcionó como un vestibulo de la Plaza Principal ubicada en la parte superior del sitio, ya que cuenta con unas escalinatas monumentales para acceder a ella. Aquí se . . . — Map (db m113134) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Spoorviaduct Oostertoegang Centraal Station / Railway Viaduct, Eastern Entrance, Central Station
Spoorviaduct Oostertoegang Centraal Station Architect: Adolf Leonard (Dolf) van Gendt (1835-1901) Opdrachtgever: Staatsspoorwegen Bouwjaar: 1875-1877

Gebouwd in Oud Hollandse stijl en versierd met balustrades, bordessen . . . — Map (db m112868) HM

Netherlands, North Holland, Haarlem — Hofje van Noblet
Gesticht in 1760 uit de nalatenschap van Geertruijd, Sara en Leonard Noblet. Gebouwd naar ontwerp van Willem Batelaan. Gerenoveered 1990-1991.

[English translation:]

Founded in 1760 from the estate . . . — Map (db m112440) HM

Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Brantingska Huset / The Branting House
Hjalmar Branting (1860 - 1925) bodde tillsammans med sin familj i detta hus under i stort sett hela sitt liv. Branting var statsminister för den första Socialdemokratiska regeringen i Sverige 1920 och fick Nobels fredspris 1921. Han var . . . — Map (db m112416) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Drottninggatan 116AKungsstenen 3
Denna fastighet uppfördes 1699-1701 av Hans Petter Scheffer. Huset är ombyggt 1875 av Hjalmar och Axel Kumlien. Fastigheten restaurerades 1926 av Erik Lallerstedt.

Byggnadsminne

[English . . . — Map (db m112427) HM

Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Galärvarvet År 1942 / Galley Yard 1942
Detta område togs i bruk år 1723 som flottans galärvarv. Efterhand blev det en det av Stockholms Örlogsvarv där flottans fartyg underhölls och reparerades. Örlogsvarvet flyttades till Muskö år 1969 varvid många av byggnaderna revs. . . . — Map (db m112882) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Kungstornen / The Kungsgatan Towers
Arkitekt Sven Wallander föreslog 1915 att Kungsgatans östra del skulle få en enhetlig hushöjd med två "skyskrapare" i korsningen vid Malmskillnadsgatan. Denna idé fastställdes i stadsplan 1919. Norra Kungstornet stod efter hans ritningar . . . — Map (db m113213) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Lydert Bartels' Hus (House)
Huset uppfördes av köpmannen Lydert Bartelsåren kring 1660 med utnyttjande av en äldre byggnad åt Köpmangatan. Portalen är utförd av stenhuggaren Johan Wendelstam. I flera av våningarna finns högklassig inredning från omkring år 1700. Det . . . — Map (db m113209) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Tessinska Palatset / Tessin Palace
Nicodemus Tessin, Stockholms slotts arkitekt, köpte 1692 några tomter på denna sida Slottsbacken, där han för sig och sin hustru Hedvig Stenbock skapade ett av de märkligaste palatsen i landet. Den strama fasaden i romersk barock döljer . . . — Map (db m113187) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of London — British Institute of Professional Photography
. . . — Map (db m112306) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Dwight David Eisenhower
Dwight David Eisenhower October 14, 1890 - March 28, 1969 General of the Army President of the United States

A Life of Service to Freedom

1915 Graduated from West Point . . . — Map (db m112857) HM WM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Anthony Hope
Sir Anthony Hope Hawkins (Anthony Hope) 1863-1933 Novelist

lived here 1903-1917 — Map (db m112308) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Hodgkin1798 - 1866
Physician, Reformer and Philanthropist lived here — Map (db m112471) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Camden — Thomas Wakley1795 - 1862
Reformer and founder of "The Lancet" lived here — Map (db m112469) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Irvinestown — Centenary Gardens House 2
St Brigid St Brigid who died about the year 525, founded her monastery at Kildare and took an active part with Bishop Conleth in preaching the Gospel. She became widely venerated in Europe as well as in Ireland where she has been venerated as . . . — Map (db m72890) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Tyrone), Omagh — Camp Hill CottageThomas Mellon Birthplace
Thomas Mellon was born in this cottage on February 3rd, 1813. It was built by his father and uncle a few years earlier "chiefly by the labour of their own hands" and stood on a Twenty-three acre farm cut out of his grandfather's larger estate. . . . — Map (db m85967) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — A Courthouse Reduced to Rubble
Prior to 1905, workmen in search of salvageable bricks dismantled the old Dallas County Courthouse (pictured here). The grassy mound before you contains the damaged bricks the workmen left behind. Cahawba was the county seat from . . . — Map (db m112559) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Alabama's Native Prairie
Waist-high grasses billowing in the wind. Rolling prairie expanses. Most people connect these images with the Midwest's Great Plains. But for thousands of years, tallgrass soils of Alabama's Black Belt. Along prairie—25 miles across . . . — Map (db m112692) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Anna Gayle Fry House
Home site of the author of "Memories of Old Cahaba," whose family lived here from the Capital's earliest days as landowners and lawyers, giving her a rich legacy of town history. Married to a doctor, she moved to Galveston, Texas, and returned here . . . — Map (db m112360) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Behind the Big House
Two story brick slave quarters like the one before you were not typical, but they could be found in wealthy towns like Cahawba. Stephen Barker built these quarters in 1860 on the northern edge of town. As you can see in the . . . — Map (db m112472) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Black Belt Transformations
Alabama's Black Belt region derives its name from a narrow sash of dark, fertile soil across the state's midsection. Covering 1000 square miles, the Black Belt occupies just 2% of the state's landmass, but its history and transformations . . . — Map (db m112800) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Cahaba's Changing Landscape
In 1818, Alabama's first governor carved the capital city of Cahawba out of the wilderness. In less than 50 years, Cahawba grew from a frontier capital full of log cabins to one of America's wealthiest communities, with some of the . . . — Map (db m112690) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Cahawba - circa 1500
Two Ghost Towns? Long before Cahawba was built as Alabama's first state capital, there was another village at this location. Just like Cahawba, it thrived for about 50 years, then disappeared. About the year 1500 a group of . . . — Map (db m112450) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Captive Boys in Blue
In 1862 the Confederacy used one of Cahawba's brick cotton warehouses to temporarily house men captured at the Battle of Shiloh. In 1863, they officially converted the warehouse into a military prison. The inmates called it "Castle . . . — Map (db m112528) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Death in the Street
On a May afternoon in 1856, an angry John A. Bell rounded this corner carrying a large hickory stick. He passed by Edward Perine's fine brick store, and continued south down the sidewalk. Under his coat, he carried two pistols and a . . . — Map (db m112527) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Memorials for Prisoners of War
These are not graves. These are markers to memoralize the Federal soldiers who died in the Cahawba Military Prison during the Civil War. The men within the prison called it "Castle Morgan." No one knows where in Cahawba these . . . — Map (db m112409) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Methodist Church
These ruins were once a place of worship for members of the Methodist Episcopal Church South. Built in 1849, it was the first single denomination church in Cahawba. An earlier church for the common use of all denominations was erected about 1840. . . . — Map (db m112410) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Missing Pieces
"We by-and-by discovered...a pair of those splendid birds, the Ivory-billed Woodpeckers (Picus principalis). They were engaged in rapping some tall dead pines, in a dense part of the forest, which rang with their loud notes." . . . — Map (db m112801) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — The Duke of Cahaba
Look around you. There are hundreds of pecan trees growing nearby. All were planted by Clifton Kirkpatrick, a.k.a. The Duke of Cahaba." (Note: Cahawba lost its "w" by the late 19th century.) In 1889 Samuel and Sarah Kirkpatrick . . . — Map (db m112473) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — The Hole That Was Once a Row
1822 - Crocheron's Row Cahawba's First Shopping Center This large hole was dug in 1822 to be the basement beneath Cahawba's first brick store. In the 19th century the word "row" described a building that consisted of . . . — Map (db m112577) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Welcome to Downtown Cahawba
Cahawba's homes were spread over an entire square mile, many with yards of one or two acres. That was not the case here on Vine Street. Offices, stores and hotels were tightly packed along this main street. The steamboat landings on the . . . — Map (db m112560) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Who Lived Here?
This house, the Fambro / Arthur home, takes its name from two of its owners. One was a judge, the other was a former slave. The Fambro Family A. Judge W. W. Fambro built this house in the early 1840s. He may have created . . . — Map (db m112451) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Cahaba — Yankees in Cahawba
A New York merchant, Richard Conner Crocheron, built a magnificant mansion on this spot. The adjacent photograph captured the decayed splendor of this home before it burned. Look closely at the photograph. Try to identify the columns . . . — Map (db m112582) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Marion Junction — Prosperity Cemetery
Prosperity Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church Cemetery is the resting place of many members of the church from 1846 until 1961. The Church was organized in 1822 by Isaac Grier. A church building stood on this site from 1844 until 1891, . . . — Map (db m112357) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Orville — Whitt Cemetery
Whitt Cemetery has been placed on the Alabama Historic Cemetery Register by the Alabama Historical Commission — Map (db m112356) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — A Grassroots MovementSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
For centuries, Selma was a city where the rules of race were enforced by humiliation and fear. But Selma gave birth to one of the greatest grassroots campaigns in history—the voting rights movement. The Selma to Montgomery march was . . . — Map (db m112370) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — First Baptist ChurchSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
First Baptist was the first church in Selma to open its doors to members of the Dallas County Voters League as well as to young activists from the Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee. From 1963 to 1965, under the leadership of Reverend M.C. . . . — Map (db m112366) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — George Washington Carver Homes ProjectsDr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Street
In 1952, the City of Selma accepted federal funds to build the George Washington Carver Homes Projects. The residences became “The Face of the Civil Rights Movement” to many in the 1960s because Dr. King, the Southern Christian . . . — Map (db m112354) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — George Washington Carver NeighborhoodSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
The George Washington Carver neighborhood served as base camp for the votings rights movement during the tumultuous weeks of March 1965. These blocks of brick two-story homes—the city's first and largest federal housing project for blacks, . . . — Map (db m112365) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Lewis ScottA Quote from Lewis - "I See With Memory"
At the age of 20, Lewis lost his sight in 1957 from Glaucoma. He learned the language of braille, other independent living and vocational skills during his attendance at the Alabama Institute for the Deaf and Blind in Talladega, Alabama. . . . — Map (db m112363) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Sanctuary to StageSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
The shooting of Jimmie Lee Jackson in nearby Marion, Alabama, transformed Brown Chapel from a sanctuary into a staging area for the Selma march, In a passionate sermon SCLC worker James Bevel suggested making a pilgrimage to the State Capitol to . . . — Map (db m112364) HM
Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — Turning PointSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
By early 1964, the Dallas County Voters League (DCVL) and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee's (SNCC) efforts to organize for voting rights had reached a turning point. In July 1964 Judge James Hare, pressured by Selma law enforcement to . . . — Map (db m112369) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — A Price PaidSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Threatened by the potential four-to-one advantage of the black vote, whites retaliated by ousting black families from white-owned lands. The African American families who lived here paid dearly to earn their right to vote. Crowded into canvas tents . . . — Map (db m112400) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — After the March—Tent CitySelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Since the federal registrars came in August of 1965, thousands and thousands of Negroes have registered to vote. White plantation owners have retaliated by mass evictions. In December 1965, over forty families either left the county, moved in . . . — Map (db m112405) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — Day TwoSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
Monday, March 22, 1965, on the second day of the Selma to Montgomery Voting Rights March, protesters passed this site in late afternoon. At that time the four-lane highway in front of you was only two lanes, and for safety reasons the number of . . . — Map (db m112375) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — It Started in SelmaSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
At times history and fate meet at a single time in a single place to shape a turning point in man's unending search for freedom. So it was at Lexington and Concord. So it was a century ago at Appomattox. So it was last week in Selma, Alabama. . . . — Map (db m112403) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — Marchers, Supporters, HecklersSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
While helicopters buzzed overhead, National Guard soldiers—ordered by President Lyndon Johnson to protect the marchers—lined U.S. Highway 80, alert to the potential of violence by angry whites. Marchers walked mile after tired mile, . . . — Map (db m112384) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — No Isolated IncidentSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
For African Americans in the 1960s, being kicked off white-owned lands for trying to register to vote no isolated incident. Just as had happened here in Lowndes County, blacks in Tennessee, Mississippi, and Greene County, Alabama, were driven from . . . — Map (db m112389) HM
Alabama (Lowndes County), White Hall — You Gotta MoveSelma to Montgomery National Historic Trail
In December 1965, a city of tents appeared on this site. The temporary shelters were homes for evicted black sharecropper families. These farmers worked and lived their lives on white-owned farms in Lowndes County. But when they dared to register to . . . — Map (db m112371) HM
California (Alameda County), Dublin — 1914 Rasmussen House 1990
Site of the home of Peter and Wilhelmina Rasmussen from 1914 until 1937. Peter came to America from Denmark in 1871. He was part of a wave of Danish immigrants who settled in Alameda County. The house was a Craftsman Bungalow built on twenty acres . . . — Map (db m112846) HM
California (Alameda County), Pleasanton — Gay 90's Pizzeria
Here stands one the first commercial buildings in Pleasanton, possibly as old as 1864. Originally a general store, this building has been a bar, brothel, bank and unofficial Wells Fargo stagecoach stop. Since 1959 it has become well-known as the . . . — Map (db m112913) HM
California (Alameda County), Pleasanton — The Heritage House
The Heritage House has been the center of historical horse racing activities in the Livermore – Amador Valley for over 90 years. Built around 1900, it is the sole remaining structure from the days of the privately-owned racing business that . . . — Map (db m112794) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — The Christian Brothers Winery
In the city, from 1879 to 1932, the 70 acre parcel of land extending in a triangle from what is now Bush Street to Pacheco Boulevard to Brown Street to Alhambra Creek was owned by The Christian Brothers Religious Teaching Order, Founded by Saint . . . — Map (db m112828) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — "The Only Way to See Lake Tahoe"
Before roads were built in the Tahoe area in the 1920s, sailing on a steamer was the only way for visitors to reach the resorts lining the south shore. The Tod Goodwin outdid all the other steamers in size and speed. It could carry 150 . . . — Map (db m112978) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — A Room with a View
Guests at the Pope estate had the option of staying in one of three unique cabins, each with its own charm. Many liked the "Log Cabin" best because it was closest to the lake. The cabin across and up the lawn called the "Pachero," was reserved . . . — Map (db m112980) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — A Rustic Retreat: The Baldwin Estate
When Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin died in 1909, he left his real estate holdings in the Tahoe Basin to his daughter, Anita Baldwin. A few years later, Anita gave her daughter Dextra McGonagle this six-acre lot on the shore of Lake Tahoe. Dextra had . . . — Map (db m112981) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — Anita Gibson & Dextra CabinsGuest Quarters
Possibly two of the oldest structures on the site, these log cabins were probably moved from the nearby Tallac Resort to save them from destruction when the Resort was torn down. In 1915, Dextra and her mother Anita spent time at the lake, . . . — Map (db m112982) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — Enjoy the View from Inspiration Point
From the vista, you can observe Emerald Bay and learn about its rich and colorful past Residents & Visitors For thousands of years, Lake Tahoe's Emerald Bay has drawn people to its shores. The Washoe Indians made their summer . . . — Map (db m112974) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — Lucky's Legacy
On this site, between 1880 and 1909, Elias J. "Lucky" Baldwin created the elaborate Tallac Resort. The luxury complex featured a hotel, a casino, several cottages, a clubhouse, a boathouse, and three piers. Wealthy society families from San . . . — Map (db m112975) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — Riding into the Winner's CircleEquestrians at the Tevis/Pope Estate
Horseback riding was a focus of the Tahoe summer experience. William Tevis Jr. was an ardent lover of horses. He became an internationally known, prize-winning polo player and horseman, and spent many hours riding and "bronco-busting" in rodeos and . . . — Map (db m112979) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — Supporting a Life of Ease
The Pope complex is the largest of the Estates, and the main house the most elaborate and least rustic of the three. It is a good example of the fact that construction practices at Tahoe during this period favored the use of lavish effects and often . . . — Map (db m112977) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — Welcome to the Historic Tallac Resort
You're standing on the site of the Tallac Resort and Casino, a turn of the century Tahoe destination promoted as "The Grandest Resort in the World." The Resort filled more than 40 acres and offered all the amenities a guest could want. Elias . . . — Map (db m112976) HM
California (Fresno County), Coalinga — Premier Creamery
Fountain & Bottling Company 1917 "A Bottle of Milk is a Bottle of Health" Original Site at 358 N. 5th St. the 6th & Elm St. Site established in 1938. The Premier Creamery served Coalinga for over 60 years. The business sold milk, butter, . . . — Map (db m113003) HM
California (Lassen), Susanville — Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store
William Vellenoweth, better known to a generation of Susanville youngsters as Dad Popcorn, had his colorful stand at this location from 1918 to 1931. This building, constructed in 1901 as the Oakes & Philbrook Furniture Store, also housed the . . . — Map (db m112617) HM
California (Lassen County), Litchfield — Before the Nobles Trail
American Indians, including the Kammu Tukadu and Wadakhut bands of the Northern Paiute peoples, played a key role in the Euro-American overland migration. Although some of the emigrant trails were new, many mirrored earlier Indian routes . . . — Map (db m113026) HM
California (Lassen County), Litchfield — N-26 — Nobles Trail - Soldiers Bridge
. . . — Map (db m112609) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canoga Park — F-1 Engine
Dedicated to the employees of Rocketdyne on the tenth anniversary of man’s first lunar landing

July 20, 1979

A cluster of five Rocketdyne-built F-1 engines lifted the 365-foot-tall Apollo vehicle from Earth, beginning man’s . . . — Map (db m113129) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — G.A.R. Civil War Monument
. . . — Map (db m113053) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — In Memory of Our Ancestors
In memory of our ancestors, the Gabrieleños, who inhabited the Pueblo of Los Angeles, and called it Yangna. They lived in harmony with Mother Earth. May they now be in peace in the spiritual world. — Map (db m112688) HM
California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — 894 — S.S. Catalina
Commonly referred to as the Great White Steamer, the ship was specially built by William Wrigley to serve his Catalina Island as a passenger ferry. She was christened on May 23, 1924. During World War II, she was requisitioned for use as a troop . . . — Map (db m112906) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Saugus — 919 — St. Francis Dam Disaster Site
The 185-foot concrete St. Francis Dam, part of the Los Angeles aqueduct system, stood 1½ miles north of this site. On March 12, 1928, the 185-foot high concrete dam collapsed just before midnight, sending 12½ billion gallons of water . . . — Map (db m112875) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Sylmar — 1006 — Beale's Cut Stagecoach Pass
[This site was designated as California Registered Historic Landmark No. 1006 on May 11, 1992. There are three rock and concrete bases which at one time displayed four different plaques. The plaques are now missing. The following plaque was . . . — Map (db m112723) HM
California (Los Angeles County), West Hills — Ancient Live Oaks And Old Mission Lime Kilns1797 - 1806
These venerable oak trees were topped by the Franciscan friars to furnish fuel for the nearby lime kilns that provided mortar for the building of the Mission San Fernando Rey de Espana. These fused rocks were taken for their preservation, from the . . . — Map (db m112552) HM
California (Modoc County), Alturas — Working Farm RootsThe Creation of Modoc National Wildlife Refuge
The first Euro-Americans arrived in 1870 when Presley A. Dorris, Henry Fitzhugh, and several other Dorris family members drove cattle and horses into the area. With land granted under the Homestead Act, the Dorris family established a livestock . . . — Map (db m113039) HM
California (Nevada County), Truckee — C.P.R.R. Truckee Round House
Needed to house and maintain the engines of the Central Pacific Railroad during construction of the Trans-Sierra Crossing, an enclosed wooden round house was constructed here in 1868. It was razed by fire in March 1869. A 16 stall wooden structure . . . — Map (db m112520) HM
California (Orange County), Balboa Island — Balboa Village
The Pavilion, built in 1905, and this building were prominent features of Balboa Village in 1918. Henry Huntington's Red Car Trolleys ran regular schedules between the Balboa Terminus and points north to Los Angeles. Today the Pavilion . . . — Map (db m112985) HM
California (Orange County), Newport Beach — First Ferry Service Between Balboa and Balboa Island
First ferry service between Balboa and Balboa Island 1909 — Map (db m112983) HM
California (Orange County), Newport Beach — Site of 3rd National Boy Scout Jamboree
The site of the 3rd National Boy Scout Jamboree held on the Irvine Ranch July 17-23, 1953 — Map (db m112984) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — A Tradition of BasketmakingArt For the Market
Basketmaking is a tradition of the Washoe people of the Breat Basin that dates back thousands of years. Different types of baskets were made for holding water and cooking, winnowing seeds and nuts, collecting and storing food, catching fish and . . . — Map (db m112968) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — Conflict Over Water
Controlling the flow of water through Lake Tahoe's Truckee River outlet The Donner Lumber and Boom Company built the first dam across the Truckee River outlet in Tahoe City in 1872. Water released through the dam controlled the flow of logs . . . — Map (db m112966) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — Development & Conflict
In the 1890s, the decline in silver mining on the Comstock in Nevada reduced the demand for lumber from the Lake Tahoe basin. Local businessman Duane L. Bliss, owner of Carson and Tahoe Lumber and Fluming Company, recognized a new business . . . — Map (db m112973) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — Lake TahoeTahoe Summer Home
Native people first lived along Lake Tahoe's shoreline over 9,000 years ago when retreating glaciers blocked most corridors to the lake. Lake Tahoe came to be the center of traditional Washoe life. Their legends describe every aspect of the . . . — Map (db m112969) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — Roads and Bridges
Trails become roads around Lake Tahoe Early travel in the Lake Tahoe basin was along Washoe Indian trails and later along American immigrant trails blazed in the 1840s over the rugged Sierra Nevada Mountain passes. The first roads in the . . . — Map (db m112967) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — The Plentiful Lake
Just as you may have come to fish these waters today, so have native people for thousands of years. Natives of the Tahoe Sierra fished the waters from Lake Tahoe and the Truckee River and Pyramid Lake for food. Depending on the season, they pulled . . . — Map (db m112970) HM
California (Placer County), Tahoe City — Trains and Tourists
In the years before automobiles and paved highways, local businessman D. L. Bliss needed a way to bring people to his new Tahoe Tavern hotel. He formed the Lake Tahoe Railway and Transportation Company to build and operate a railroad connection . . . — Map (db m112972) HM
California (Riverside County), Coachella — Water Trough
This water trough was constructed on the Southern Pacific Railroad property along Cantaloup Avenue for watering teams of horses hauling cantaloupes and onions. It replaced a wooden trough on Front Street used in the early industry of shipping . . . — Map (db m113032) HM
California (Riverside County), Indian Wells — Eisenhower Mountain
Eisenhower Mountain towers 1,952 feet above Eldorado Country Club, the oldest residential country club in Indian Wells, and the desert home of President and Mrs. Dwight D. Eisenhower. "Ike" and Mamie spent many winters beneath the peak, . . . — Map (db m113069) HM
California (Riverside County), Indio — History of Electricity in the Coachella Valley
The Coachella Valley's developing agricultural industry created a need for electric services. Substation were located next to cold storage houses, providing power to preserve the Valley's bountiful produce. In 1943, the Imperial Irrigation District . . . — Map (db m113068) HM
California (Riverside County), Palm Springs — 044 — Desert Inn — County of Riverside Historical Marker No. 044
On this site in 1908, Nellie N. Coffman (1867-1950), husband Harry and two sons, George Roberson and Earl Coffman established a small health resort hotel, Desert Inn. Her ability, determination, and charm extended the resorts reputation and people . . . — Map (db m113078) HM
California (Riverside County), Thermal — RIV-042 — Martinez Indian Agency
Three structures here - a school, agency building and residence, are believed to be the oldest standing U.S. Indian Agency buildings in California. They were built about 1907 by the Martinez Agency, established in 1876. The first written record of . . . — Map (db m113028) HM
California, Sacramento — Vernon-Brannan House
Sacramento’s first post office was located on this lot in 1849. In 1853, Henry E. Robinson bought the lot from Samuel Brannan and built this three story brick building, naming it the Jones Hotel. The Sacramento Pioneer Association first organized in . . . — Map (db m112709) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — First Transcontinental Railroad Groundbreaking Site
You are standing where the First Transcontinental Railroad in America had its western origin, at Front and K Streets in Sacramento. On January 8, 1863, prominent citizens and railroad founders gathers here for a groundbreaking ceremony to begin . . . — Map (db m113060) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Pioneer Park
Display 1 Sacramento property owners often adorned their buildings with cast-iron columns like these to embellish their structures and refine the city's overall appearance. If you look closely, a decorative column may feature information . . . — Map (db m113063) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — 931 — Lodi Arch
Designed by architect E.B. Brown and built in 1907 for the Lodi Tokay Carnival, the Arch served as an entrance into Lodi and a symbol of agricultural and commercial growth. Essentially unaltered since construction, the structure is one of few . . . — Map (db m113031) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Lodi Mission Arch1907 - 1956
Built 1907 during the first Tokay Carnival by the public spirited people of Lodi. Rebuilt 1956 during the term of Mayor Willard J Robinson through the efforts of Tokay Arch Committee headed by Albert Nies, chairman. and Eunice Looser, secretary . . . — Map (db m113030) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Old Lodi (Mokelumne Station)
Sacramento Street from Oak to Elm Streets comprised the business and social center from 1869 - 1919. A C.P.R.R. Co. Depot in Central Mokelumne was built in 1868. S.P.R.R. located a new depot 1/2 block north in 1907. CENTRAL CALIFORNIA . . . — Map (db m113029) HM
California (San Mateo County), Menlo Park — Early People of the Creek
As the largest local watercourse, San Francisquito Creek played a major role in the lives of native Americans, Spanish explorers and early Anglo settlers of the area. For perhaps 7,000 years, the native peoples -- called Costanos by . . . — Map (db m113017) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Santa Cruz — History of Surfing in Santa Cruz
The history of surfing in Santa Cruz can be traced in part to the Santa Cruz Surfing Club, founded in 1936. The following members were among the first in this area to experience the thrill of conquering a wave. Jim Alumbauch     Bill . . . — Map (db m112987) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Santa Cruz — Saint Joseph Marello
Saint Joseph Marello (1844-1895) Bishop of Acqui and founder of the Oblates of Saint Joseph Fortis of Suavis Sculpture by Thomas Marsh, March 19, 1997 Born in Turin, Italy, Joseph Marello lived as a zealous priest in the city of Asti. There . . . — Map (db m112986) HM
California (Shasta County), Castella — A Relic from the Old Logging Days
The boiler you see here was part of a steam donkey. In the late 1880s, logging around the Castle Crags area was booming. Steam donkeys were used to haul heavy logs from the cutting site to the milling area. Steam donkeys consisted of a boiler . . . — Map (db m113066) HM
California (Shasta County), Redding — Gold Fever in Clear Creek
The discovery of gold... Major Pierson B. Reading discovered gold in Clear Creek in 1848 at what is now known as Reading Bar, located about a mile upstream. Thousands of people rushed here in search of fortune. Gold fever spread and caught . . . — Map (db m113013) HM
California (Shasta County), Redding — Native Americans in the Clear Creek Watershed
A rich area for Native Americans... As far back as 14,000 years ago, the Wintu and other Native American Indians lived in the northern Sacramento Valley and surrounding mountains. The Wintu practiced a lifestyle of hunting, fishing and . . . — Map (db m113012) HM
California (Shasta County), Shasta — N-61 — Noble’s Trail
On this site, in May 1852, a group of Shasta merchants met with William H. Noble to employ him as a guide over a direct route he had marked as an immigrant trail. This meeting resulted in the establishment of the Noble's Trail. Rededicated . . . — Map (db m112612) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Dorris — A-50, Y-1 — South Road - Forks Of The Yreka Trail / Yreka Trail - The Trail Forks
(front plaque) South Road - Forks Of The Yreka Trail “All in need of provisions were supplied by a government agent at this camp. Near this point the road forks-one leading to Jacksonville, in Oregon, and the other to . . . — Map (db m113008) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Etna — Etna Cemetery Veterans Memorial
American Legion Perry Harris Post 260 dedicates this Veterans Memorial to the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America 2006 World War I plaque Presented by the Class of 1917 as a . . . — Map (db m113044) WM
California (Siskiyou County), Etna — I.O.O.F. Hall
The Etna Chapter of the Independent Order of Odd Fellow #184 was founded on January 18, 1871. There were 11 charter members. This brick building was designed by Louis Fafa and was built in 1881. The upper floor was used for lodge . . . — Map (db m112494) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Fort Jones — Veterans Memorial
Erected by Ft. Jones Boy Scouts May 30, 1913, to our soldiers burried here — Map (db m113047) WM

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