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France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 12 — Fontaine Sainte-Radegonde
La Grand Font était autrefois consacrée à Notre Dame. La croyance populaire y a ensuite attaché le cult de Sainte-Radegonde (521-587).

Mentionnée dans les archives des le XVe siècle cette fontaine miraculeuse . . . — Map (db m114124) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 9 — Maison rue des Pavillons
George Sand trouva refuge dans cette maison lors de son procès en séparation de son mari le baron Casimir Dudevant en 1836

Le 25 mai 1836, elle écrivait à son amie Marie D'Agoult: "un jardin de quatre toises carrées, plein de . . . — Map (db m114120) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 18 — Place du Docteur Vergne
Cette place porte le nom du Docteur Vergne, réputé pour ses opérations de la cataracte.

L'Escargot: relais de chevaux et de poste au XVIIIe siècle, cette ancienne auberge dont Saint-Blaise orne la façade, portait . . . — Map (db m114131) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 21 — Place du Marché / Market Square
Cette grande place devint la place principale de la ville à partir du XVe siècle. Quelques demeures anciennes témoignent de cet âge d'or qui vit s'amorcer le développement industriel et commercial de La Châtre.

Rue du . . . — Map (db m114130) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 11 — Pont des Cabignats
Le pont des Cabignats a pris le nom déformé de la famille Escabignat, de riches bourgeois qui firent une donation pour l'aménagement du pont.

De chaque côté, on peut voir les maison de bois, anciennes tanneries avec leurs . . . — Map (db m114127) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 3 — Luitpoldstrasse 12Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Giebelhaus mit Treppengiebel und Aedicula- Renaissanceportal mit Säulen und Sitzkonsolen

erbaut 1599 als Privatwohnsitz von Bürgermeister Thoma Albert

herrschaftliches Lehen, Nutzungsrecht und Abgabepflicht . . . — Map (db m114026) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 4 — Luitpoldstrasse 5/7Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Seit 1658 Erbschenkstatt

1713 von Hanns Michael Kirchner neu aufgebaut

seit 1872 im Besitz der Familie Geisendörfer-Wanya 1878 Unterkunft des Kronprinzen Luitpold bis zur Einstellung des Braubetriebes . . . — Map (db m113978) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 14 — Schulinstrasse 14Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Walmdachhaus mit geohrten Fenster- und Türrahmungen

Ausleger mit Braustern, Kartusche über der Eingangstür mit Bäckerzunftzeichen

Gemeiner Stadtlehen, Ratsherrenwohnung

1597 herrschaftliches Amtshaus

1666 . . . — Map (db m114241) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 13 — Schulinstrasse 7Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Traufseithaus mit Fachwerkobergeschoss

1687 erbaut vom Gerber und Ratsherrn Johann Dietlein

Gemeiner Stadtlehen

Kartusche über der Eingangstür mit Gerberzunftzeichen

1744 Gerbereibetrieb durch zwei . . . — Map (db m113862) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Antonius Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau / Field Marshal Antonius Neidhardt, Count of Gneisenau
In diesem dem grossväterlieben Hause hat der Feldmarschall August Neidhardt Graf von Gneisenau seine Knabenjahre verlebt. 1767-1773.

[English translation:] In this house of his dear grandfather, Field . . . — Map (db m113894) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Frühgotische Doppeltoranlage / Early Gothic Double-Gate Structure
Frühgotische Doppeltoranlage um 1200.

Hier befand sich ehemalige Reuerer Vogteiamt.

[English translation:]

Early Gothic double-gate structure, circa 1200. The Reuerer "Vogteiamt" (a secular . . . — Map (db m113952) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Hof Guttenberg / St. Gallus House
Effunde Domine Propitius Super Omnes Huius Domui Inhabitantes Benignitatem Tuam

Dieses Haus ehemals "Hof zum hl. Gallus", wurde um 1710 erbaut, 1784 ging es in den Besitz der Reichsfreiherrn von und zu . . . — Map (db m113890) HM

Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Johann Lukas Schönlein
Hier wohnte der Grosser Kliniker Lucas Schönlein 1828-1833 [English translation:] The great clinician, Lucas Schönlein, lived here, 1828-1833. — Map (db m113922) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Würzburg — Schönbornkapelle / Schönborn Chapel
Grabstätte der Fürstbischöfe aus dem Hause Schönborn. 1718-36 von Balthasar Neumann unter Mitwirkung v. M. v. Welsch erbaut

[English translation:] Tomb of the Prince-Bishops of the House of Schoenborn. Built . . . — Map (db m113869) HM

Guatemala, Retalhuleu (Municipality of Champerico), El Triunfo — Martyrs and Heroes Memorial of El TriunfoSantuario de los Caídos de la comunidad El Triunfo
Martires y héroes que ofrendaron sus vidas por defender los derechos de los Pueblos en Resistencia, durante el conflicto armado interno en Guatemala, 1960 1996. Augustín Alvarado · Agustín Calel Ajanel · Agustina Velasco · Agusto . . . — Map (db m114192) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — General Pablo Yáñez
. . . — Map (db m114022) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — The Suchil
El Súchil Ofrenda religiosa tradicional de las comunidades locales. Su origen es la estera improvisada y cubierta de flores que servía para trasladar a los guerreros chichimecas caídos en combate, durante las luchas de Conquista del . . . — Map (db m114079) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — Angustias Mine
Mina Angustias Las vetas de Mineral de Pozos ya habían sido descubiertos por los indígenas antes de la conquista española. Usaban cuñas de madera y cal para extraer el mineral, pues no conocían la técnica del azogue ni los explosivos . . . — Map (db m113817) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — City CemeteryMineral de Pozos
Panteón MunicipalEste panteón es uno de los lugares por los cuales Mineral de Pozos se ha ganado la reputación de pueblo fantasma, pues su ambiente desolado y su antigüedad expuesta en las distintas lápidas son elementos dignos de . . . — Map (db m113849) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — Ex-Hacienda El Triángulo
Ex Hacienda el Triangulo Fundada durante la segunda mitad del siglo XIX por franceses, es por esto que su arquitectura es muy variada. Se extraía plata, oro y hierro de esta mina. Deja de trabajar en 1923 en las inundaciones causadas . . . — Map (db m113829) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — Hacienda BaldomeroMineral de Pozos
Hacienda BaldomeroLas vetas de Mineral de Pozos ya habían sido descubiertos por los indígenas antes de la conquista española. Usaban cuñas de madera y cal para extraer el mineral, pues no conocían la técnica del azogue ni los . . . — Map (db m113813) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — Mine and Former Hacienda of Los Cinco SeñoresMineral de Pozos
Mina y antigua Hacienda de los Cinco SeñoresEl auge minero del pueblo comenzó a gestarse a partir de la segunda mitad del siglo XIX, y para 1880 Mineral de Pozos ya era un lugar reconocido a nível regional y estatal por su gran . . . — Map (db m113796) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of San Luis de la Paz), Mineral de Pozos — Old City HallMineral de Pozos
Antigua Presidencia Municipal Los primeros en habitar este territorio fueron los chichimecas, mismos que, a la llegada de la colonización, quedaron bajo la custodia de la Orden Jesuita para ser evangelizados. Los religiosos fundaron, . . . — Map (db m113840) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of El Marqués), Chichimequillas — The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus
Parroquia de San Felipe de Jesus Las comunidades en coordinacion con su Parroco Manuel Paniagua Villaseñor El Presidente Municipal Martin Ruben Galicia Medina y el Comite Organizador reconocen a su santo patrono con amor en el XLVIII . . . — Map (db m114038) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of El Marqués), Chichimequillas — The Royal Inland Road near Chichimequillas
Este camino, parte del primer itinerario cultural terrestre trazado por parte de los Españoles en América, conocido como Camino Real de Tierra Adentro, ha sido inscrito en la lista de Patrimonio Munidal de la UNESCO por su valor . . . — Map (db m113900) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel), San Miguel de Cozumel — Coral Reefs
Coral Reefs are the most biologically diverse marine eco-system on earth rivaled only by the tropical rainforests on land. Corals grow over geologic time and have been in existence for nearly 200 million years. Corals reached their current level of . . . — Map (db m113816) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel), San Miguel de Cozumel — Corals and Sponges of Cozumel
Brain Coral Brain Coral is a common name given to several genera of coral, which are characterized by the spheroid shape of their colonies and by the grooves and channels on their surface, which resemble the folds on the surface of the human . . . — Map (db m113815)
Netherlands, North Holland, Haarlem — Hofje 'In den Groenen Tuin' / Hofje "In the Green Garden"
Gesticht in 1616 uit de nalatenschap van Catrijn Jansdochter Amen. Boven achtergang in de Lange Veerstraat is een gevelsteen to zien. He hoofdgebouw werd in 1885 gebouwd nadat aldaar het laatste gotische huis in Haarlem, de . . . — Map (db m113787) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Essex Street
ESSEX STREET was laid out in the grounds by NICHOLAS BARBON in 1675

Among many famous lawyers who lived here were Sir ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN c.1606-1674 Lord Keeper, HENRY FIELDING 1707-1754 Novelist and BRASS CROSBY . . . — Map (db m114240) HM

United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Her Majesty's TheatreTheatreland - Heart of the Performing Arts in London
In 1705 Sir John Vanbrugh built the first of four theatres on this famous site. The second theatre, known variously as 'The King's' and 'Her Majesty's', was the home of Italian opera, while the present theatre, designed by C J Phipps . . . — Map (db m113934) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Herbert Tree
This theatre was founded in 1897 by Herbert Tree Actor & directed by him until his death 1917 — Map (db m113923) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Cádiz Memorial
[English side:] To commemorate the Raising of the Siege of Cadiz, in consequence of the Glorious Victory obtained by the Duke of Wellington over the French at Salamanca, on the 22d July 1812: This Mortar, cast for the destruction of . . . — Map (db m113937) WM
Alabama (Cherokee County), Centre — Garrett Cemetery
Final resting place of Chief Pathkiller (B. 1749 - D. 1827) who served as principal chief of the Cherokee Nation. Many prominent early settlers are also interred here including newspaper editor and publisher, Confederate infantry captain and . . . — Map (db m114282) HM
Alabama (Cherokee County), Centre — Pathkiller - Childers - Garrett Ferry
Cherokee Chief Pathkiller owned a ferry across the Coosa River at this location in the early 1820's. His home was a short distance on the east side of the river. Upon Pathkiller's death in 1827, John Ride, a prominent Cherokee gained a majority . . . — Map (db m114281) HM
Alabama (Cleburne County), Muscadine — Hernando de Soto in Alabama
The De Soto Trail Hernando De Soto in Alabama Hernando de Soto brought his 700-man army to Alabama in the fall of 1540. This was the first major European expedition to the interior of the southeastern United States. The De Soto . . . — Map (db m114373) HM
Alabama (DeKalb County), Fort Payne — Trail of TearsJohn Benge Route — Fort Payne, Alabama to Oklahoma
(side 1) The first detachment of 1,103 Cherokees to emigrate under their own officers, prior to leaving for the west held a final council at Rattlesnake Springs (near present-day Charleston, TN) and, by unanimous vote, declared their . . . — Map (db m113846) HM
Alabama (Limestone County), Athens — Lentzville Cemetery
Lentzville Cemetery began as the family cemetery for the family of John Henry Lentz (7 Feb 1753-18 Jul 1835) and his wife Savilla. John Henry was a veteran of the American Revolution and pioneer settler of Limestone County, entering his land in . . . — Map (db m114306) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Phoenix — Duppa Homestead
Darrell Duppa explored Arizona four years before coming here with Jack Swilling's party, pioneers whose irrigation canal first opened the Salt River Valley to farming in 1868. A well-traveled Englishman and a scholar of the classics, "Lord" Duppa is . . . — Map (db m113927) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — World War II Memorial Park
World War II Memorial Park Dedicated to The Men and Women Who Unselfishly Served and Supported the United States of America and its Allies During World War II — Map (db m113908) WM
Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114215) HM

California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Observatory Hill
Former site of the Students' Observatory, completed in 1886 and named in 1951 for Armin Otto Leuschner (1868-1953), Director of the Observatory (1898-1938) and Chair of the Astronomy Department (1900-1938). — Map (db m114355) HM
California (Alameda County), San Leandro — Filtration BasinsLake Chabot Historical Walk
Public outcry led Oakland councilman George Pardee, who later became Governor of California, to campaign Contra Costa Water Company for a clean reliable water system. The Hyatt filters were installed, along with pump houses and filtration basins, to . . . — Map (db m113822) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — BUT-012 — Long's Bar
Site of Gold Rush settlements Long’s Bar, Adamstown, White Rock, and nearby Banner Mine. Sam Neal discovered gold here in 1848. First Christian and Masonic observances in Butte County held here 1849. First county ferry franchise, 1850. — Map (db m113876) HM
California (Butte County), Paradise — Nelsons Bar
Mining settlement named for Benjamin Nelson who discovered gold here in 1850. Town was on both sides of W. Branch of N. Fork of Feather River. — Map (db m113875) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Pleasant Hill — CinéArts Theatre
Over 900 people attended a champagne gala to celebrate the opening of the first theatre in the young city of Pleasant Hill. The first movie shown that night of February 21, 1967 was "Dr. Zhivago". Originally built for Century Theatres, the . . . — Map (db m114353) HM
California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — Crescent City Tsunami, 1964Redwood National and State Parks
During the evening of March 27, 1964 a massive earthquake shook Alaska’s Kenai Peninsula heavily damaging Anchorage, located more than 60 miles away, and sending a tsunami racing across the Pacific Ocean. About four hours later, on March 28, the . . . — Map (db m114260) HM
California (Kern County), Onyx — Onyx Store - 1880
William Scodie, born in 1827 in Prussia, originally moved to Keyesville in 1856 and opened an eating establishment. He relocated to this area in 1861 operating a way-station from his house. Stocking his front room with supplies, he sold to locals as . . . — Map (db m113824) HM
California (Kern County), Woody — Joseph Weringer, Sr.Pioneer Businessman, Miner
Joseph Weringer, Sr., Born 1855 In Vienna, established the “Weringer Brewery and Bowling Alley” in Bakersfield in 1881. In 1889 he moved here and established the original townsite of Woody, named after pioneer rancher Sparrel Woody. . . . — Map (db m113825) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114042) WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal1939-1989
Constructed by the Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Union Pacific Railroads, opened on May 7, 1939. It was considered to be the most impressive railroad station of its type in the entire west. In it's heyday the terminal covered 52 acres, . . . — Map (db m114252) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 144 — Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los AngelesOur Lady Queen of Angels
This tablet commemorates the one hundredth anniversary of the erection of this church Our Lady Queen of Angeles. Built in 1814 by the Franciscan Fathers, restored and enlarged in 1912 Right Reverend Thomas James Conaty being Bishop of . . . — Map (db m113805) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — The Old Spanish TrailEl Antiguo Camino Español — 1829 - 1848
This plaque marks the end of the Old Spanish Trail, an historic pack trail from Santa Fe to the Pueblo of Los Angeles. This trail was used by Mexican traders who brought woolen goods from New Mexico to trade for highly prized California mules and . . . — Map (db m113806) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Mission Hills — "This Fountain"
A replica of one in Cordoba, Spain; was built around 1812-1814 and was part of the water system in San Fernando Mission garden. 100 years later this garden was the property of Mr. Leslie C. Brand, who donated a part of it to Los Angeles for a . . . — Map (db m114016) HM
California (Los Angeles County), San Marino — The Millstones
Originally located in the upper story of El Molino Viejo, these volcanic tufa millstones ground grain for the indian community of Mission San Gabriel. The stones were turned by water flowing from nearby canyons. When the mill fell into disuse, the . . . — Map (db m114249) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Studio City — 151/29 — Campo De CahuengaOriginal Adobe
Beneath this park rest the stone foundations and floor tiles of the historic adobe where Mexican General Andres Pico and U.S. Lieutenant Colonel John C. Fremont signed the Treaty of Cahuenga on January 13, 1847. Signing the Treaty ended the . . . — Map (db m113873) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Van Nuys — In Honor of Pioneer Aviators
In honor of the pioneer aviators who have given their all that the science of aviation could be perfected, enabling it to take its place in the worlds commerce, this airport is dedicated.

December 17, 1928, on the 25th anniversary of the first . . . — Map (db m113746) HM

California (Nevada County), Truckee — The Transcontinental Railroad and Boca DamThe First Transcontinental Railroad
In 1866 the Central Pacific Railroad in their push east over the Sierra Nevada set up Construction Camp 17 just downstream from here at the confluence of the Truckee River and the Little Truckee River. Camp 17 quickly became known as Boca, Spanish . . . — Map (db m113830) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Veterans Memorial
(Memorial is without text.)Map (db m113219) WM
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 gathered here for a groundbreaking ceremony to . . . — Map (db m114174) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Sacramento Purple Heart Memorial
Purple Heart Memorial front: My Stone Is Red For The Blood They Shed The Medal I Bear Is My Country's Way To Show They Care If I Could Be Seen By All Mankind Maybe Peace Will Come In My Lifetime Purple Heart Memorial top: . . . — Map (db m114107) HM WM
California (San Bernardino County), Lake Arrowhead — Lake Arrowhead Veterans Memorial
This Monument Is Dedicated To All Veterans Past, Present And Future — Map (db m114264) WM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Former site of Eureka LodgingResidence of Emperor Norton
On this site stood The Eureka Lodging, a boarding house catering to tradesmen and transients. It's most famous resident, Joshua Abraham Norton (1818-1880), Began living here in 1863 and remained for the next 17 years.

Coming from South Africa . . . — Map (db m113930) HM

California (Tehama County), Vina — Western Star Lodge No. 2 Free and Accepted Masons
This monument was erected on the 75th anniversary of the date of its charter May 10-th 1923 by Western Star Lodge No. 2 F.& A.M. of Shasta, Calif. The oldest Masonic Chapter in Calif. Granted May 10-th 1848. By the Grand . . . — Map (db m113893) HM
California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — In Memory of Those Who Perished
In reverent memory of those who perished in the September 12, 2008 Metrolink Train Disaster, with hope and encouragement for those who survived, and with gratitude for the first responders for their heroism and compassion. — Map (db m114074) HM
California (Yuba County), Marysville — B-50 — Beckwourth Trail – Marysville
“Started for Marysville with good road at noon... hitched up and plodded on our dusty road to Marysville, where we arrived at 4 o’clock. This is a busy little place, but they had just had quite an extensive fire” – William . . . — Map (db m113874) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Bird Track
Birds are descendants of theropod (meat-eating) dinosaurs and their tracks look similar: three long narrow toes with claw marks. However, bird tracks are generally smaller than most theropod tracks. This print is wider than long and the . . . — Map (db m114062) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Palm Fronds
Large palm fronds show that the climate was much warmer than that of today. Other plant and tree types found here, such as extinct relatives of sycamore, walnut, paddle-leafed ginger and an ancient relative of the avocado, lost their leaves . . . — Map (db m114059) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Triceratops Tracks
Triceratops: 30 feet long, 6-12 ton Herbivore Several tracks of Triceratops or a closely related horned dinosaur were discovered in this area. Among horned dinosaurs, Triceratops is the most likely track maker because many of its bones have . . . — Map (db m114058) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — Broad Brook Windsorville Melrose Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of the Men and Women of Broad Brook Windsorville Melrose Who Served In The Armed Forces of the U.S.A. Erected 1959 — Map (db m113953) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — East Windsor
East Windsor Separated from Old Windsor and constituted a township on the “second Thursday of May A.D. 1768”. In this area was the Nortin Society of Old Windsor, organized in May 1752. Ferry service established by John Bissell in 1641 . . . — Map (db m113964) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — East Windsor World War I Monument
For Democacy Erected in Memory of Our Boys in the Town of East Windsor, Conn. Who, in the Time of Out Country’s Need, Willingly Laid Aside Their Duties to Enter The World War Offering Their Lives and Sacred Honor On the Altars of Our . . . — Map (db m113957) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — Site of Constitutional Oak
Site of Constitutional Oak Commemorating the Connecticut Constitutional Convention of 1902 Presented to Harold A. Middleton East Windsor Delegate Erected by East Windsor Historical Society 1966 — Map (db m113970) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), East Windsor — Spirit of Unity Time Capsule
Spirit of Unity Time Capsule To be Opened June 10, 2092 Dedicated June 10, 1992 To the People of East Windsor, South Windsor and Ellington Who united in purpose on June 10, 1991 to oppose the siting of a radioactive dump in order to . . . — Map (db m113960) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield
Enfield Settled 1680 Established as the township of Enfield, 1683, this area was part of the Springfield Plantation granted to William Pynchon and others by the Massachusetts General Court. Springfield was settled in 1636, but no effectual grants . . . — Map (db m113909) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield Monument to Veterans
This Space is Dedicated to The Veterans of Our Community Who Served The Nation In Time of Danger This We’ll Defend · Semper Fidelis · Don’t Tread On Me · Aim High Fly-Fight-Win · Semper Paratus · Acta Non Verba Some Are With Us Still Many . . . — Map (db m113880) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield Soldiers Monument
In Memory Of the Men of Enfield Who On Land and Sea Periled Their Lives For Union And Liberty, 1861-1865. Erected by The Town of Enfield A.D. 1885. ( east face ) Roll of Honor Killed in Battle Maj. Theo. H. Rockwood · . . . — Map (db m113882) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield Veterans Monument
This Memorial Erected In Honor Of The Men and Women of This Community Who Served Their Country In the Armed Forces Preserving Our Freedom And Our Way Of Life To The Memory Of Those Who Served In The Global War On Terror Those Who Paid . . . — Map (db m113858) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Enfield World War II Honor Roll
Enfield, Connecticut World War II Honor Roll ( 2,246 names are inscibed. These have stars next to their name, indicating that they gave their lives. ) Arrowsmith, John W. Jr. · August, Kenneth E. · Austin, David T. · Bannon, Edmund . . . — Map (db m113928) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — First Church in Enfield
Near this site the first church building in Enfield was erected by pioneer settlers in 1684. Placed by Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter, D.A.R. 1680     1930 — Map (db m113886) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Founders of Enfield
To Honor the Memory of the Founders of the Town of Enfield. Who led by John Pease, Jr. and his Brother Robert made the First Settlement in 1680. Placed by Penelope Terry Abbey Chapter, D.A.R. 1680     1930 — Map (db m113885) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Hazardville Veterans Monument
This Memorial Erected In Honor of the Men and Women Of Hazardville, Who Served Their Country in The Armed Forces Preserving Our Freedom and Our Way of Life During World War II — Map (db m113855) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Old Town Hall of Enfield
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m113924) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — SFC Lawrence A. Dufraine
This Flagpole Erected In Memory Of SFC Lawrence A. Dufraine May 27, 1968 — Aug. 1, 2004 Dedicated May 27, 2006 By His Family and Friends — Map (db m113857) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — The Hazardville Institute
. . . — Map (db m113854) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Enfield — Thomas Abbey
Thomas Abbey Born April 11, 1731.     Died June 3, 1811. A soldier in the French and Indian Wars. Took part in the capture of Fort Ticonderoga, 1758, and the conquest of Canada, 1761. Corporal First Regiment, Connecticut Troops, May 25 to . . . — Map (db m113925) HM WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Birthplace of Jonathan Edwards
Birthplace Of Jonathan Edwards First American theologian and philosopher. Born in 1703, son of Timothy Edwards. He graduated from Yale at age 17, was pastor in Bolton, tutor at Yale, missionary at Stockbridge, and in 1758 became res. of Princeton . . . — Map (db m114044) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Bissell Ferry
Bissell Ferry 1641 - 1917 The first ferry crossing of the Connecticut River was tended by John Bissell in 1641. This road leads to the landing place where succeeding generations of Bissells, and finally the Town, kept this Ferry in continuous . . . — Map (db m114003) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Bissell Ferry
Bissell Ferry 1641 - 1917 This quiet spot with its big old house was once the scene of great activity. In 1614 Adrian Block, a Dutch explorer, found Indians living between the Scantic and the Podunk rivers. At the request of Sachem . . . — Map (db m114057) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Jonathan Edwards
Jonathan Edwards 1703 – 1758 Born at East Windsor Died at Princeton New Jersey Pastor and Theologian Tutor at Yale College President College of New Jersey and one of the leaders in the Great Awakening the first spontaneous . . . — Map (db m114021) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Old Burying Ground
Old Burying Ground God’s Acre 1708 Resting Place Of First Settlers East of the River And Their Pastor Timothy Edwards Bicentennial 1776-1976 — Map (db m114020) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Post Office & Store
Post Office & Store From this building dry goods and groceries were offered to the public for over 200 years. The Store, operated in 1727 by Nathan Day, was discontinued in 1962. One of the oldest, this Post Office, the only one known to be in an . . . — Map (db m114006) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor
South Windsor In 1845 the Town of South Windsor was incorporated, having separated from East Windsor which had been divided from Windsor in 1768. This was once the territory of the Podunk Indians. Land was purchased from them in 1636 by the . . . — Map (db m114005) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor Korean War Memorial
Korean War PFC Glenn A. Rose Charles Starr & WW IIMap (db m114095) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor Veterans Memorial
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Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor Vietnam War Memorial
Vietnam This Memorial Is Dedicated To Those Who Have Given Their Supreme Sacrifice For Their Country Billy E. Gipson Sgt. U.S. Army Nov. 30, 1942 – June 5, 1966 Donald R. Ouellette L/Cpl U.S.m.c. Apr. 14, 1946 – Nov. 6, 1967 . . . — Map (db m114096) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor World War I Memorial
World War I Abe E. Miller Thomas Barry Edward Hansen — Map (db m114099) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor World War II Memorial
World War II Stanley Abegunas · Anthony Buddes · PFC Errol S. Burton · Cpl Thomas E. Cadder · Sgt Gordon J. Dimlow · TSgt John G. Grant · Sgt Earl E. Hyson · Oliver Jones · Pvt Edward G. Jurgelas · PFC Justin Kizis · PFC Anthony Krawfsky · Alphonse . . . — Map (db m114098) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Timothy Edwards
Timothy Edwards 1669 – 1758 Father of Jonathan Edwards First pastor of the Second Church of Windsor Established at Windsor Farms in 1604 which formerly stood immediately north of this burying ground in which he and his wife . . . — Map (db m114023) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Descendant of the Original Charter Oak
Descendant of the Original Charter Oak May It Grow As Strong As Our Country Somers Lions Club     May 30, 2002 — Map (db m113827) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Scitico Roll of Honor
Scitico Roll of Honor WW II Aleskwiz, Frank · Aleskwiz, John · Aleskwiz, Raymond · Brenick, George J. · Berry, Arthur C. · Chaput, Emery A. · Conlin, Charles · Conlin, Earl * · Conlin, Joseph · Conlin, Thomas · Conlon, Roland R. · Crochetiere, . . . — Map (db m113853) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers
Somers Named 1734 Settlement was begun here in "East Enfield" about 1706 by Benjamin Jones, followed in 1713 by Edward Kibbe, James Pease, Timothy Roote, and John McGregory. The Town of Somers was incorporated in 1734 by the General Court of . . . — Map (db m113828) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers and Somersville Veterans Memorial
This Memorial Is Dedicated In Honor Of the Men and Women of Somers and Somersville, Who Served Their Country In the Armed Forces and Helped to Preserve Our Freedom and Democracy. Presented by the American Legion Buck – Dubiel Post . . . — Map (db m113852) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers Memorial Honor Roll
Somers Memorial Honor Roll In Memory of Longin Sonski Civil War Francis Aborn · William Burbank · Edward Hagen · James Drake · Alonzo Griswold · Milo D. Smith · Henry Bond · Henry Barber · Joseph Granmont · Whitney Lathrop · Cornelius Wildman . . . — Map (db m113826) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Somers — Somers Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Those Who Served In The Defense And Protection of Their Country “They served in war that peace might reign. Let justice and truth that peace maintain.” ( plaques at the base ) Oliver Chapin Pvt Conn . . . — Map (db m113850) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union
Union Incorporated 1734 This was the last town to be settled east of the Connecticut River, because of its rough terrain and poor soil. In 1633 John Oldham, an adventurer from Massachusetts, obtained from the Indians here specimens of black lead . . . — Map (db m113802) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union Civil War Memorial
Dedicated In Grateful Memory, To The Mothers Who Gave Their Sons, To The Soldiers Who Gave Their Lives And To Those Who Daring To Die, Survived The War Of The Rebellion 1861 – 1865 ( right plaque ) Roster of Men From . . . — Map (db m113801) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Union Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Sons and Daughters of Union Whose Sacrifices Have Contributed to the Freedom We Enjoy Today ( left stone ) World War I Robert R. Miller · Andrew Rizner · Lewis E. Scranton · Frederick Horsman · Leroy P. Porter · Paul . . . — Map (db m113799) WM
Delaware (Kent County), Camden — Gov. George Truitt Home
Gov. George Truitt Home Circa 1750 National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m113688) HM
Delaware (Kent County), Sandtown — KC-95 — Cow Marsh Primitive Baptist Church
Organized on July 18, 1781, the "Baptist Church at Mount Moriah" also called Cow Marsh Baptist Church, is the fourth Primitive Baptist congregation formally constituted in Delaware. For many years members met in area homes. In 1793, Job Meredith . . . — Map (db m113687) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — 5 — Burton-Ingram House
c.1800. Contains hand-hewn timbers, cypress shingles, fine stairway, interior and exterior moulding. Cellar walls are made of sailing-ship ballast stones and brick. Moved & restored in 1962 by the Lewes Historical Society. — Map (db m113692) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — Burton-Ingram House Addition
Late 18th century house which replaces original wing burnt in 1922. Donated by the Town of Milton in 1965. Moved and restored by the Lewes Historical Society. — Map (db m113693) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — Lewes Maritime History Trail
University of Delaware The University of Delaware (UD) has been involved with marine research since 1950, when a group of local fishermen became alarmed by drastic decline in Delaware Bay fisheries approached the Delaware General Assembly . . . — Map (db m113700) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — Tapping the Power of Wind Energy in Coastal Delaware
The University of Delaware's 2-megawatt wind turbine generates clean power and represents an important contribution to renewable energy development in the United States. Clean Energy Using wind power reduces our use of fossil . . . — Map (db m113701) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — The Fisher-Martin Housec. 1730
This house is an excellent example of Sussex County architecture circa 1730. It was moved to its present site in 1980 to help celebrate Lewes' 350th anniversary in 1980. — Map (db m113690) HM
Delaware (Sussex County), Lewes — World Wars I and II
In honor of those who made the supreme sacrifice and of those who served in World Wars I and II. They have fought, "to safeguard and transmit to posterity the principles of justice, freedom and democracy." — Map (db m113689) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Anacostia — Barry Farm - HillsdaleBounded by St. Elizabeths Hospital, Alabama Avenue and Morris Road, SE, and the Anacostia River — African American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC
In 1867 the U.S. Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands (Freedmen’s Bureau) purchased 375 acres from white farmers David and Julia Barry to resettle formerly enslaved African Americans. By 1870 more than 500 families had purchased lots . . . — Map (db m113607) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Bloomingdale — 8 of 16 — Court Nullifies Racial CovenantsWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
In the 1940s, Homeowners in the 100 block of Bryant Street breached a contract when they sold their houses to African Americans. Covenants, or agreements, in their real estate deeds prohibited "the sale of the house to anyone of the Negro . . . — Map (db m114167) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Buena Vista — 1 of 20 — A Navy TownAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia HeritageTrail
Long before Metro opened a Green Line station here in 1991, the B&O Railroad's Alexandria Branch line ran a block behind you, along the river. The Washington & Anacostia Street Railway ran along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue a block ahead. The . . . — Map (db m113606) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — 14 of 16 — Life on the ParkTour of Duty — Barracks Row Heritage Trail
You are standing across from Marion Park, named for Francis Marion, the celebrated South Carolina state senator (1782-1790) who earned the moniker "Swamp Fox" for his brilliant stealth tactics against the British during the Revolutionary War. . . . — Map (db m113633) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — 319 — Development in the neighborhoodDupont Circle — Diverse Visions/One Neighborhood
Development in the neighborhood got its first start in 1871 when the Board of Public Works, under the leadership of Alexander “Boss” Robey Sheperd, installed sewers, paved roads, extended gas pipes and planted trees here . . . — Map (db m113907) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Hungarian Veterans Memorial
In memory of all the Hungarians who sacrificed their lives for freedom. Mindazon magyarok emléké, akik életüket áldozták a szabadságért. Hungarian Reformed Federation of America October 23, 2006 1703     1848   . . . — Map (db m113913) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
'All for the people, all by the people, nothing about the people without the people, that is democracy.' Spoken to the Ohio State Legislature on February 6, 1852 Lajos (Louis) Kossuth Champion of Liberty, Fraternity, and . . . — Map (db m113910) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
This house is dedicated to the fraternal and cultural endeavors of freedom-loving Americans of Hungarian ancestry and to the living memory of Lajos (Louis) Kossuth champion of liberty, fraternity, and equality, governor of . . . — Map (db m113911) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Theodore Roosevelt
"Only he can become a good citizen who remains true to the heritage of his native land." This plaque is dedicated in gratitude to the memory of: Theodore Roosevelt the 26th President of the United States, signer of the . . . — Map (db m113912) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Statue of St. Stephen Martyr
This ceramic Statue of St. Stephen Martyr, the first Christian martyr, is the work of the nationally known sculptor Felix G. W. deWeldon who is best known for the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia — Map (db m114045) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — 3425 Prospect Street NW
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m114043) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — 5 Congress at Oak AlleyOld Georgetown
This building dates to the late 1700's and reputedly was constructed from brick which had been used as ballast in a ship from England. Originally the first apothecary store in Washington, it became a sign shop around 1860. In the 1890's, it was . . . — Map (db m113645) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — An Industrial Georgetown
If you could have walked along the towpath here in the 19th and early 20th century, your senses would have been overwhelmed by industrial pollution. The dust from coal being unloaded from canal boats fogged the air. The stench of animal fat being . . . — Map (db m113411) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Crossroads of Georgetown
You are standing at what has been the crossroads of Georgetown since Colonial times. George Town was laid out on the bluffs above the harbor on either side of Wisconsin Avenue. The avenue then was called Frederick Town Rolling Road because it . . . — Map (db m113647) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Dumbarton United Methodist ChurchOne of America's Oldest Methodist Societies
Front: First organized in a cooper's shop in 1772. Bishop Asbury preached here. This church was built in 1849 and renovated tin 1898. It served as a Civil War Hospital in 1862. President Lincoln attended this church on March 8, 1863 to . . . — Map (db m113904) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Early African American Georgetown
Georgetown's first African Americans were brought as slaves to labor for the tobacco industry and for domestic service in the houses of wealthy tobacco merchants. Others came as freed men and women before and after the Civil War. Over time, in . . . — Map (db m113639) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Epiphany Catholic ChurchEst. 1925
In 1923 the Archbishop authorized the establishment of the Epiphany Mission where African Americans created a new community under the leadership of the Josephite Fathers. In 1925 the church was built and the mission became Epiphany Parish — Map (db m113637) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Georgetown's Watering Holes
Among the first businesses in historic Georgetown were its inns and taverns. They not only offered food, drink and lodging, but were focal points of community life where political debate and civic meetings took place and business deals were made. . . . — Map (db m113650) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Healing in War and Peace
Georgetown University Hospital, set atop a row of hills along Reservoir Road, promotes good health through patient care, research and education. Founded in 1898 and shaped by Georgetown's Catholic Jesuit heritage, the hospital consistently has . . . — Map (db m113906) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Historic Preservation in Georgetown
Georgetown citizens have been central to preserving Georgetown's important historic houses. Three of these houses, built at the turn of the 19th century on large plots of land overlooking the port, are now accessible to the public and are . . . — Map (db m113643) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — John Laird
Erected about 1799 by John Laird later occupied by Judge James Dunlop and Robert Todd Lincoln National Capital Sesquicentennial Commission 1930 — Map (db m113642) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — John Lutz
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District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., HallGeorgetown University — Southwest Quadrangle 2003
Compassionate Jesuit, gifted scholar generous friend, loyal alumnus (c' 56) distinguished 47th President of Georgetown University given by friends in loving honor — Map (db m114041) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — St. John's Episcopal Church, Georgetown Parish
This first Episcopal congregation in Georgetown was founded in 1796 by the Reverend Walter Dulany Addison. Other founders and benefactors include Thomas Hyde, Thomas Corcoran, Benjamin Stoddert, and Francis Scott Key. President Thomas Jefferson . . . — Map (db m113951) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Tayloe/Snyder House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Tayloe/Snyder House 1857 — Map (db m113644) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Through the Eyes of a Scientist
Rachel Carson (1907-1964), a renowned writer and scientist who helped launch the modern environmental movement, once walked these woods. In her groundbreaking book, Silent Spring (1962), Carson warned citizens that the widespread use of . . . — Map (db m114367) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — Lederer GardensRobert F. Lederer Community Gardens & Educational Center, MLK Sanctuary — DC Department of Parks and Recreation
Welcome to the Robert F. Lederer Environmental Education Center and Youth Garden. This center honors Robert F. Lederer, the Executive Vice President of the American Association of Nurserymen during the United States President Lyndon B. Johnson's . . . — Map (db m114163) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — 4 of 16 — Government GirlsWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
To your right is Lucy Diggs Slowe Hall, a Howard University dormitory. It opened in 1942 as U.S. government housing for African American women who came to DC to take new war-related jobs or fill in for men who left to join the military . . . — Map (db m114164) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — 16 of 16 — The Doctor Is InWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
When I was at Dunbar, I thought I wanted to be a doctor. In our community, doctors were the men who made the most money, earned the most respect and had the prettiest wives." Sen. Edward W. Brooke, Bridging the Divide: My Life . . . — Map (db m113986) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — 5 of 16 — The University Next DoorWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
Front: Howard University's Employment, educational, and cultural opportunities have attracted and kept families in LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale for generations. Ettyce Hill Moore, a third generation Washingtonian who grew up at 128 V . . . — Map (db m113985) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Logan Circle — John Logan HouseA Memorial to General and Senator John A. Logan — Champion in the Struggle to Preserve the Union and Establish Racial Justice in America
The house at #4 Logan Circle, built in 1878, was the 1880's home of Senator John A. Logan. In the Civil War, Logan's military valor helped to save the Union. In the postwar era, Logan lived here as a political leader deeply committed to achieving . . . — Map (db m113672) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Logan Circle — Logan CircleIn Past and Present: Mirror on American History
Pierre L'Enfant's 1791 design for the Nation's capital featured a prominent triangle formed by the "President's House" and two intersections: Pacific Circle, located to the northwest of the presidential residence, and Iowa Circle, to the . . . — Map (db m113676) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1859
The Nationals Baseball Club of Washington, D.C. is founded by a group, including government clerks, only 13 years after the first rules of the game were established. — Map (db m114053) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1910
President William Howard Taft becomes the first President to throw out the "ceremonial" first pitch to a major league game in Washington, D.C. — Map (db m114052) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1924
The Washington Senators defeat the New York Giants to win the World Series for the first and only time in the history of the franchise. — Map (db m114051) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1937
Washington hosts its first Major League All Star Game. The city would also host All Star Games in 1956, 1962, and 1969. — Map (db m114050) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1948
The Homestead Grays win the last of 9 Negro National League Titles during their heyday in Washington, D.C. — Map (db m114049) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1961
The original Senators move to Minneapolis to become the Twins, and Washington, D.C. is granted an expansion team. In 1962, the new Senators begin play at D.C. Stadium. — Map (db m114048) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1971
The final game in Washington ends in a forfeit win for the Yankees when fans storm the field. For over three decades the Nation's Capital is without a major league team. — Map (db m114047) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 2005
Baseball returns to Washington, D.C. after a 33-year absence as the new Washington Nationals franchise hosts the Arizona Diamondbacks in their home opener on April 14th. — Map (db m114046) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — A Walk on the Canal
You are standing on the site of the Washington City Canal. From 1815 to about 1880, the three blocks of Canal Park were part of an innovative, man-made waterways linking the Potomac River to the Eastern Branch of the Anacostia River. In . . . — Map (db m113630) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Crane Runway
The ability to move large machinery was essential to assembly and manufacturing at the Naval Gun Factory, and crane systems were both inside buildings and across outdoor spaces of the yard to coordinate numerous manufacturing efforts. They . . . — Map (db m113797) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Foundry
The Foundry was critical to the mission of the National Gun Factory and consisted of the Steel Foundry, Brass Foundry, Brass Casting Cleaning Shop, and Smelting Plant. Constructed in 1913, the Steel Foundry was the largest of the structures and . . . — Map (db m113792) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Frank Oliver Howard"Hondo"
Frank Howard played for the Washington Senators from 1965 through 1971. One of the most physically intimidating hitters in baseball history Howard was named the National League Rookie of the Year in 1960. He led the American League in home runs . . . — Map (db m114056) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Joshua (Josh) Gibson
Josh Gibson is considered one of the greatest power hitters in the history of baseball. The powerful catcher led the Washington Homestead Grays to eight of nine Negro National titles from 1937 through 1945. Gibson utilized a powerful swing, and . . . — Map (db m114055) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Lumber Shed - Form and Function
The Lumber Storage Shed, constructed in 1918-1919 in the wake of World War I, is one of the last surviving service facilities at the Navy Yard. Originally composed of two open-air concrete structures set parallel to each other, the separate . . . — Map (db m113791) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Lumber Shed - Movement of Materials
A segment of the Navy Yard's marine rail system bisected the Lumber Storage Shed buildings. These tracks facilitated the movement of the newly cut lumber from the ships at the waterfront, to the shed for drying, and finally to the adjacent Pattern . . . — Map (db m113795) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — One of DC's Oldest Neighborhoods
In 1815 the Washington City Canal, linking the Anacostia River to the Potomac via downtown Washington, was completed. The canal attracted businesses where it met the Anacostia River. Among the first was the eight-story sugar refinery of merchant . . . — Map (db m113629) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Radio Towers
Since its earliest development, radio communication has been critical to the operations of the United States Navy. Powerful radio towers on shore transmitted coded messages to Navy ships, where trained radio operators and de-coders managed the . . . — Map (db m113793) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Saint Paul African Union Methodist Protestant (AUMP) ChurchAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 401 I Street SE
The St. Paul African Union Methodist Protestant (AUMP) Church is the first and only church in Washington, DC that evolved from what is considered the oldest incorporated, independent African American denomination in the country. The AUMP Church, . . . — Map (db m113632) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Ships' WheelsTransportation Walk
Ships' Wheels Starting in the 18th century, helm wheels begin to replace tillers for turning ships' rudders, making steering easier. Steering wheels of the USS Hartford, 1864. Naval Historical Center NH 49501. Transportation . . . — Map (db m113747) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — USS Sequoia, USS Memphis, Skipjack, Canal Barge, USS ConstitutionTransportation Walk
USS Sequoia Presidents relax and entertain, work and negotiate on presidential yachts. The last yacht to serve, the USS Sequoia, is used by Presidents Franklin Roosevelt through Gerald Ford and was retired in 1977. USS . . . — Map (db m113626) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Walter Perry Johnson"The Big Train"
Walter Johnson might have been the fastest pitcher in baseball history. With his sweeping sidearm delivery, the "Big Train" led the league in strikeouts 12 times during a 21 year career with the Washington Nationals from 1907 to 1927. Johnson won . . . — Map (db m114054) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Water, Water Everywhere
Washington Canal Park's linear rain garden, which covers the eastern portion of the park, hearkens back to the historic canal. Like the old canal, it collects stormwater. But there the comparison ends. Today's rain garden uses the latest . . . — Map (db m113627) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer, Lockeheed Vega, P-51 Mustang Fighter, Bell-47 Flyer, Global FlyerTransportation Walk
Wright Brothers' 1903 Flyer "I got on the machine at 10:35 for the first trial increasing in speed to probably 7 or 8 miles. The machine lifted..." —Orville Wright's Diary, December 17, 1903 1903 machine on the launching . . . — Map (db m113625) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — African American Civil War MemorialAfrican American Civil War Museum Freedom Foundation
The African American Civil War Memorial pays tribute to the 209,145 black soldiers and the 7,800 white officers who led them in their fight for freedom in the Civil War. following the Civil War, many soldiers would return home as war heroes to . . . — Map (db m113686) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Artillery / With Freedom Came Their Cultural Icons
(front) Artillery There were thirteen artillery regiments and one independent battery in the Bureau of the United States Colored Troops Unknown Soldier Image courtesy of the Library of . . . — Map (db m113680) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Cavalry / With Freedom Came Their Schools
(front) Cavalry There were seven cavalry regiments in the Bureau of the United States Colored Troops. Unknown Soldier Image courtesy of the Library of Congress (back) With Freedom Came Their . . . — Map (db m113681) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Infantry / With Freedom Came Their Churches
(front) Infantry There were one hundred and forty-two infantry regiments in the Bureau of the United States Colored Troops Private James Smith Image donated by his descendants, family of Robert . . . — Map (db m113685) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Musicians / With Freedom Came Their Businesses
(front) Musicians Field musicians served as signalmen in the infantry, cavalry and artillery. Drummer Jackson Image courtesy of the National Archives (back) With Freedom Came Their . . . — Map (db m113679) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Pioneers / With Freedom Came Their Community
(front) Pioneers Pioneers, also known as engineers, cut roads for ambulances, and built bridges, railroads and other construction projects. Unknown Soldier Image courtesy of the Library of . . . — Map (db m113678) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — 14 of 14 — Riots to RenaissanceCity Within a City — Greater U Street Heritage Trail
The corner of 14th and U Streets has been a city crossroads, a neighborhood gathering place, and a stage set for events that have shaken the city and the nation. For city residents, it was the transfer place for crosstown streetcars and . . . — Map (db m113835) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — Sailors / With Freedom Came the Greater YOU
(front) Sailors African descent sailors served in an integrated navy as boys, landsmen, stewards, cooks, seamen, firemen, pilots, navigators, and engineer officers. Unknown Sailor African American Civil War . . . — Map (db m113677) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — An Anacostia River That's Clean Doesn't Have to be a Dream
[Image caption:] 2005 An Anacostia River That's Clean Doesn't Have to be a Dream When litter's on the ground, and the rain falls down, it ends up in the Anacostia River. So when you take your last drag, or you just have a . . . — Map (db m114117) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Clean Rivers ProjectWater Is Life
Recycling Rain Rain is good for rivers, right? Not always. When heavy rains overwhelm storm drains, rainwater mixes with sewage, and the heavily polluted result—called Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs)—winds up in Rock Creek,, the . . . — Map (db m114113) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Historic Pumping StationWater Is Life
More Than a Century of Service You're standing before water pumping history— DC Water's Main Pumping Station. This beautiful and distinctive building was built in 1905 in the Beaux Arts style, like Union Station and the Corcoran . . . — Map (db m114112) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Mildred Belle
Mildred Belle is an authentic Chesapeake Bay "buy boat" operated by Living Classrooms Foundation. Buy boats are an important part of. the Bay economy. They serve as "middlemen" on the bay, purchasing fish, crabs, and oysters directly from the . . . — Map (db m114111) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — PlayWater Is Life
Park It Here The great outdoors is getting even better thanks to the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative. Existing parks have been cleaned up and improved, and new parks have been added to give residents and visitors a buffet of recreational . . . — Map (db m114114) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Restore and ConnectWater Is Life
Uniting a City by Revitalizing a River For thousands of years, rivers have been the engines that fueled the world's greatest cities. But for decades, Washington's Anacostia River had been a symbol of pollution and division. Then in 2000, an . . . — Map (db m114116) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — The Lumber Shed Building
Concrete Structures Constructed: 1918-1919 Wooden Roof & Trusses Constructed: 1953 Renovation of Historic Building Completed: 2013 — Map (db m114110) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — This mural celebrates the return of the indigenous plants and wildlife...
This mural celebrates the return of the indigenous plants and wildlife to their native habitats in the Anacostia watershed. Designed and created by a group of students in the Corcoran Gallery of Art's ArtReach program. It was installed in the summer . . . — Map (db m114118) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — 11 of 17 — All Aboard!River Farms to Urban Towers — Southwest Heritage Trail
Before bridges spanned the Potomac, ferry boats took people and goods across the river. You could ride to Alexandria from Greenleaf’s Point (now Fort McNair), or between the landings where today’s 14th Street Bridge touches ground. Sailboats came . . . — Map (db m113550) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Can you identify these famous Civil Rights leaders?All four lived in this Southwest DC neighborhood!
Front Can You identify these famous Civil Rights leaders? All four lived in this Southwest DC neighborhood! Back Who are these famous Civil Rights leaders? Barbara Jordan (upper left)(some text missing due to . . . — Map (db m113705) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Yates Building
This building was originally constructed in 1881 for use by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. In an effort to fireproof the building and protect it contents, only stone, brick and metal materials were used in its construction. By 1907 the . . . — Map (db m114144) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Takoma — Takoma Station Tavern
Established in 1984, Takoma Station Tavern was born of a vision of Bobby Boyd (1934-2011). Mr. Boyd envisioned an entertainment complex not as an entrepreneurial venture but a venue that incorporated the spirit of family, community and unwavering . . . — Map (db m113984) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — 320th Bomb Group
In memory of WWII Fallen Comrades of 320th Bomb Group Dedication on 40th Anniversary September 11th, 1982 — Map (db m113979) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Broadleaf Cattail • Káhkáhaskwar (kaw-kaw-has-quar)
Nearly every Native community in North America has used the cattail as food, medicine, or raw material for baskets and mats. The cattail contains ten times the amount of starch as potatoes--an important source of energy. The Micmac and . . . — Map (db m113966) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Can you find symbols for the sun,Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, — and the moon on the Welcome Plaza?
Can you find symbols for the sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the moon on the Welcome Plaza? They are embedded into the stone beneath your feet, in their positions at sunset on the museum's birth date: November 28, 1989. The . . . — Map (db m114147) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Can you hear the echo of the water bouncing off the rock?
Shhhh, quiet please! Listen. Can you hear the echo of the water bouncing off the rock? Stand in front of this boulder, and listen to the echo of the water. This stone surface amplifies sound, just like ancient Mayan ball courts. In . . . — Map (db m113973) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Marker: East
Did you know that this type of stone was used to make arrowheads? This 544 million-year-old rock is quartzite, a very hard stone used to make arrowheads by the local Nanticoke peoples. It came from Sugarloaf Mountain in Maryland's . . . — Map (db m114145) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Marker: South
This boulder traveled more than 18,000 miles from the southernmost point of South America! Between 65 and 145 million years old, this granite stone was given to the museum by the Yagán people of Chile. The Yagán want this stone to represent their . . . — Map (db m113961) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Marker: West
This 300-year-old lava stone has a name: Kane Po. After a 20-year stay at the museum, it will return to its home in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park near Hilo. Native Hawaiians consider it to be a living relative. It is one of four Cardinal . . . — Map (db m113975) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Markers
Native peoples honor the Four Directions through ceremony, song, art, and architecture. On the edges of the museum site, four large stones known as Cardinal Direction Markers honor Native cultures of the north, south, east, and west. Can you . . . — Map (db m113969) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Earth
Earth These tiny spheres are the planet Earth and its Moon at one 10-billionth actual size. If Earth were this big, how far away would the Sun and other planets be? Look at the map on the lower panel to find our position in the solar . . . — Map (db m113977) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — 26/7920 — George RiveraPojoaque Pueblo
George Rivera Pojoaque Pueblo Buffalo Dancer II Case bronze, ed. 2/4 26/7920 Gift of the Pueblo of Pojoaque, George Rivera and Glenn Green Galleries For the Pueblo Indians of the Southwest, the Buffalo Dance is an enduring . . . — Map (db m113968) HM

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