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A nearby dedicatory plaque for the plaza image, Touch for more information
By J. Makali Bruton, April 1, 2019
A nearby dedicatory plaque for the plaza
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — The Flag of Belize
The flag of Belize is made up of Blue (Azure) with a White circle and a Red (Gules) border, these two horizontal red borders are 1/5 of the total width of the Flag, with the Coat of Arms centered on the white circle. The shield of the Coat of . . . — Map (db m133812) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — Obsidian Altar
Altar de Obsidianas Basamento de planta rectangular de 31 metros de largo por 20 metros de ancho. Es una estructura muy deteriorada sobre la cual existieron cuartos cuya fachada principal observaba al oriente. En su alrededor fueron . . . — Map (db m133802) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — Platform and Pyramid
Plataforma y Pirámide El basamento piramidal o Pirámide es la principal estructura del sitio, conocida popularmente como pirámide del Pueblito. Para su edificación fue necesario nivelar el terreno por medio de la construcción de una . . . — Map (db m133809) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The "Little Fort"
Fortín En la cima de la pirámide se encuentra una construcción realizada en el año de 1887 por el entonces propietario de la Hacienda El Cerrito. Se trata de una casa habitación cuya arquitectura es de tipo ecléctico, muy común en el . . . — Map (db m133805) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The Building of the Four Altars
Sala de los Cuatro Altares Las salas con columnas son edificios característicos en sitios de tradición tolteca. Los cuatro altares ubicados al interior de esta sala se encontraban cubiertos por una techumbre sostenida por dos hileras . . . — Map (db m133810) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The Earth and its Cosmic Paths
La Tierra y sus Rumbos Cósmicos En la época prehispánica existía la idea de que el cosmos estaba dividido en tres grandes niveles: el cielo, la tierra o espacio de las criaturas y el inframundo. El nivel intermedio, era concebido como . . . — Map (db m133811) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of La Corregidora), El Pueblito — The Plaza of the Sculptures
Plaza de las Esculturas El nombre de esta plaza proviene del hallazgo de fragmentos de escultura en piedra procedentes de los derrumbes de las salas con columnas que le rodeaban. Arquitectónicamente es una plaza rectangular con . . . — Map (db m133804) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar
Bacalar Las maravillas y recursos naturales de Bacalar lo hacen uno de los lugares más bellos del estado de Quintana Roo. De nombre maya Bakjalal, que significa "rodeado de carrizos", esta zona se ubica en la ribera de la laguna que . . . — Map (db m134129) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar as a Municipality
Bacalar Como Municipio El 26 de junio de 2007, por acuerdo del cabildo de Othón P. Blanco, Bacalar fue elevada a la categoria de ciudad, y el 2 de febrero de 2011 por decreto del Congreso de Quintana Roo fue constituida en cabecera . . . — Map (db m134122) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bacalar During the XVth Century
Bacalar en el Siglo XV Para el año de 1476 la mancha poblacional de bacalar estaba comprendida entre la calle 1 con 18, hasta la calle 26 con 7, aproximadamente 15 años después al desmembramiento de la entonces Liga de Mayapan, con el . . . — Map (db m134174) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Bridge of the Fort of San Felipe
Puente En el siglo XVIII este puente servía de acceso para la realización de las diversas actividades cotidianas del personal y para evitar los ataques que el fuerte sufría. English: Bridge In the 18th century, . . . — Map (db m134118) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Ichkabal Bacalar
Ichkabal Bacalar El nombre de Ichkabal le fue asignado apenas en marzo de 1995, cuando los primeros arqueólogos llegaron al lugar acompañados de guias locales; el nombre significa “entre bajos”, con lo cual quisieron . . . — Map (db m134136) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
1810 1965 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Padre de la Patria Homenaje del Gobierno y Junta de Mejoras Materiales – Bacalar Q Roo Sbre 15 de 1965 English: 1810-1965 Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla Father of the Nation . . . — Map (db m134123) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Moat of the Fort of San Felipe
Foso El foso es una trinchera profunda, excavada para formar una barrera contra ataques a las murallas del Castillo. La fosa dificultaba el acceso de los ejércitos enemigos. La fosa ahora se ha convertido en jardín con figuras de . . . — Map (db m134075) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — Regional Museum of Bacalar
Museo Regional de Bacalar En el km 138 al noroeste de Chetumal sobre la costera de la laguna, se localiza esta fortificación del siglo XVIII que ha quedado como ejemplo de la arquitectura militar de la Nueva España, además de ser . . . — Map (db m134173) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — San Felipe Fort
Fuerte de San Felipe Con más de 270 años de antigüedad, el Fuerte de San Felipe Provee un rico panorama sobre la historia de Bacalar y las regiones circunvecinas, desde el periodo pre-hispánico hasta la Guerra de Castas. Localizo en . . . — Map (db m134120) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Bacalar), Bacalar — The House of Culture
Casa de la Cultura Bacalar Pueblo Mágico Quintana Roo La Casa de la Cuitura que data del siglo XIX, fue reconstruida por el gobierno del estado e Inaugurada por el Presidente de la República en el mes de Julio de 1990. En la . . . — Map (db m134138) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Bacalar — Fort of San Felipe
Fuerte de San Felipe El Fuerte de San Felipe fue construido en 1733 por ordenes de Don Antonio de Figueroa y Silva, Capitán General de Yucatán, para proteger a la población de Bacalar de los frecuentes ataques piratas y defender la . . . — Map (db m134073) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Calderitas — Oxtankah Archaeological Site
Oxtankah Zona arqueológica Patriomonio Cultural de Quintana Roo y de la Nación El nombre con el que se conoce esta ciudad fue asignado en la década de los treinta del siglo XX y se ignora el original. La traducción de Oxtankah puede . . . — Map (db m134071) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Andrés Quintana Roo
Andrés Quintana Roo 1787-1851 Prócer de la Independencia de México. Integrante del Congreso de Anáhuac Redactó la primera Declaración de Independencia de México. En su honor lleva sus apellidos nuestro estado. English . . . — Map (db m133896) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Archaeological Sites of Southern Quintana RooPaseo de los Héroes
Sitios Arqueológicos del Sur Chacchoben Es el asentamiento de mayor importancia detectado a la fecha en la Región de los Lagos, inició 300 años antes de nuestra era (Preclásico tardío), durante los primeros años del Clásico . . . — Map (db m133785) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Benito Juárez García
Benito Juárez García 1806-1872 Benemérito de las Américas Abogado y político liberal de origen zapoteca Promotor de las Leyes de Reforma Presidente de México diciembre 1857 a julio 1872 “Entre los individuos como entre las . . . — Map (db m133943) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Businesses of YesteryearPaseo de los Héroes
Comercios de Antaño El Cid Campeador Otro comercio de muchos recuerdos en la Avenida Héroes “El Cid Campeador”, de Don Ricardo Eljure. Casa del Campesino Edificio que hoy alberga oficinas, la actividad que por muchos . . . — Map (db m133908) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Businesses of YesteryearPaseo de los Héroes
Comercios de Ataño Para el año 1933, entre los comercios destacados se encuentran “La Casa Villanueva” y “La Novedad de la Familia” del señor Francisco Mólgora Ferrari y la señora Carmen Guevara, ubicados en la . . . — Map (db m133919) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Casa de la Crónica
Esta vivienda es Patrimonio Cultural de Quintana Roo 2005 Av. 16 de Septiembre No. 48 Centro Historico C.P. 77000 English translation: This house is a Cultural Heritage Site of Quintana Roo 2005 Avenida 16 de . . . — Map (db m134055) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal
Chetumal Los edificios más importante del estado de Quintana Roo se encuentran en su capital, la interesante ciudad de Chetumal. Es ahí en donde se resguarda el pasado prehispánico de la entidad, aquel que contempló al pueblo maya de . . . — Map (db m133990) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal
Chetumal Los edificios más importante del estado de Quintana Roo se encuentran en su capital, la interesante ciudad de Chetumal. Es ahí en donde se resguarda el pasado prehispánico de la entidad, aquel que contempló al pueblo maya de . . . — Map (db m134031) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal - Where Mexico Begins
Chetumal Donde inicia México Ciudad fundada por marinos en 1898. El malecón conocido como Boulevard Bahía, es el mas largo de toda la península dé Yucatán. Visita, en el corazón de la ciudad, el museo de la Cultura Maya o si . . . — Map (db m134021) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal Culture
Chetumal Cultura Museo del Faro Considerado uno de los monumentos históricos de Chetumal, el Faro se encuentra en un tramo del Boulevard Bahía y fue construido en la década de los 30 bajo la dirección de Don Federico R. Alcérreca. . . . — Map (db m134043) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Chetumal Meetings
Chetumal Reuniones Congreso del Estado El edificio está decorado con un mural plasmado en una superficie de 24 metros de largo por 8.5 metros de alto. La obra fue realizada por el artista Elio Carmichael y cuenta la historia del . . . — Map (db m134049) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — ChetumaleñasPaseo de los Héroes
Chetumaleñas El antiguo territorio de quintana roo, sentó sus bases más sólidas durante el periodo de gobierno del Gral. Rafael E. Melgar (1935-1940), periodo que la historia y muchos de sus lugareños reconocen como “La época de . . . — Map (db m133901) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Cuauhtémoc
Cuauhtémoc 1495-1525 Aguila que Desciende Ultimo tlatoani mexica de México-Tenochtitlan Fue jefe de armas de la resistencia a la Conquista y defensor heroico de su pueblo. Asumió el poder en 1520, un año antes de la toma de . . . — Map (db m133961) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Dimas SansoresPaseo de los Héroes
Dimas Sansores Dimas Sansores, uno de los fundadores de Payo Obispo, al lado de don Othón P. Blanco. En la década de los 60s/XX seguía en producción una huerta que llegó a tener gran fama como la mejor de la región, gracias a la . . . — Map (db m133973) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Elio CarmichaelPaseo de los Héroes
Elio Carmichael Elio Carmichael Jiménez, nació en Payo Obispo, en 1935, un año antes de que la ciudad cambiara su nombre al de Chetumal. Aquí y en Belice hizo sus estudios elementales y en el Distrito Federal la carrera de pintor, . . . — Map (db m133849) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Francisco I. Madero
Francisco I. Madero 1873-1913 Apóstol de la Revolución Mexicana Empresario y político mexicano Iniciador de la Revolución Mexicana en 1910 Elegido Presidente de México el 6 de noviembre de 1911. Traicionado y asesinado el 22 de . . . — Map (db m133949) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Government PalacePaseo de los Héroes
Palacio de Gobierno Entre los edificios populares de la ciudad se encuentra el primer Palacio de Gobierno que fue construido por los maestros carpinteros Don Antonino Sangri y Prisciliano Ávila. Este importante edificio se inauguró . . . — Map (db m133831) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Heroes of April 1914
A los Heroes del 21 de abril de 1914 “Brigada Chetumal” Asoc. De la H. Esc. Naval Mil. Chetumal Q. Roo 21 de abril 1989. Teniente Jose Azueta Cadete Virgilio Uribe El Gobierno del Estado de Q. Roo y el Municipio de . . . — Map (db m134051) WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hospital MorelosPaseo de los Héroes
Hospital Morelos Construcción que inicio en 1936, con el se le atribuye al Arquitecto Manuel Amabilis Domínguez. Decorado por el escultor Rómulo Rozo, con un reconocido estilo Art-Deco, destacando la "Fuente de la Salud" Relieve que . . . — Map (db m133971) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hurricane Janet
Nivel agua Huracán Janet 27 de Septiembre de 1955 English translation: Maximum water height during Hurricane Janet September 27, 1955 — Map (db m133794) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hurricane Janet
Nivel agua Huracán Janet 27 de Septiembre de 1955 English translation: Maximum water height during Hurricane Janet September 27, 1955 — Map (db m133918) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Hurricane JanetPaseo de los Héroes
Huracán Janet Poco más de siete cuadras (de sur a norte) es la distancia entre el Palacio de Gobierno y el hotel Los Cocos, dos de las principales referencias urbanas que ya estaban en 1955, cuando Chetumal sufrió el azote del huracán . . . — Map (db m133975) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Joop Beljön
Pueblo y Gobierno del Estado de Quintana Roo rinden un cariñoso homenaje póstumo al Maestro Joop Beljön Decano de los escultores del mundo En el marco del Segundo Encuentro Internacional de Escultura realizado en esta Ciudad . . . — Map (db m134012) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — José María Morelos y Pavón
José María Morelos y Pavón 1765-1815 Siervo de la Nación Sacerdote, militar insurgente y patriota mexicano Organizó y fue artífice de la segunda etapa (1811-1815) de la Guerra de Independencia Mexicana. Napoleon Bonaparte, Emperador . . . — Map (db m133917) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Juan Erlindo EralesPaseo de los Héroes
Juan Erlindo Erales Después del incendio del 43, se levantó un edificio de ferretería en la esquina sureste de Héroes y Othón P. Blanco denominado Casa Erales. Su propietario, Juan Erales, como agente de una compañía aseguradora, hace . . . — Map (db m133966) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Juventino Rosas TheaterPaseo de los Héroes
Teatro Juventino Rosas Así lucía el primer tramo de la avenida de Los Héroes, antes de 1960. Ahí se estableció el primer sitio de automóviles de alquiler, y lo más notorio de la imagen viene a ser la desaparición del viejo Palacio de . . . — Map (db m133956) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Juventino Rosas TheaterPaseo de los Héroes
Teatro Juventino Rosas Así lucía el primer tramo de la avenida de Los Héroes, antes de 1960. Ahí se estableció el primer sitio de automóviles de alquiler, y lo más notorio de la imagen viene a ser la desaparición del viejo Palacio de . . . — Map (db m133967) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Kiosko López
Kiosco López Puesto semi fijo, sobre el camellón oriente de la avenida 22 de Marzo y la recién rebautizada Av. de Los Héroes, inició sus operaciones el Kiosco López, del señor Ángel López Ituarte. De ahí se movió a la acera . . . — Map (db m133924) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Life of the Lighthouse Keeper / Lighthouse Keepers of Chetumal
La Vida del Farero Los fareros, a lo largo de la historia, se han ocupado de mantener en buenas condiciones y de encenderlos cada noche. En sus inicios fue una actividad pesada y riesgosa, ya que tenían que prender hogueras o lámparas . . . — Map (db m133780) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Manuel Ávila Camacho TheaterPaseo de los Héroes
Manuel Ávila Camacho Otro de los edificios importantes de la ciudad, el teatro “Manuel Ávila Camacho”, fue considerado un icono de la ciudad y construido en 1946 para ser usado como sala cinematográfica pues en aquella . . . — Map (db m133828) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla 1753-1811 Padre de la Patria Sacerdote y Revolucionario Novohispano Inició la Guerra de Independencia de México en 1810 Dirigió militar y políticamente la primera parte de este movimiento Fue juzgado y . . . — Map (db m133915) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Monument to Nachi Cocom
El C. Gobernador del Estado de Quintana Roo C.P. Carlos Joaquín González Hace entrega del Monumento a Nachi Cocom, en recuerdo al muelle de concreto inaugurado el 1º de enero de 1932 llamado originalmente con el nombre . . . — Map (db m133791) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Monument to the Mexican Flag
A la bandera Nuestra bandera no es solo pendon de guerra sino símbolo de unión territorial y de anhelos ciudadanos en bien de la patria ¡Honremosla! Gral. De Div. Manuel Avila Camacho. febrero 24 de 1943 1810 Miguel Hidalgo y . . . — Map (db m133813) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Mr. Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla
Don Ignacio Filiberto Sabido Padilla Nació el 22 de Agosto de 1936, en el faro de Isla Contoy, siendo el uno de los contados mexicanos nacido en esta isla (hoy área natural protegida) y fue registrado oficialmente en las oficinas del . . . — Map (db m133760) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Musical BandPaseo de los Héroes
Banda de Música La primera banda musical se formó en 1935 como la Orquesta de Policía, iniciativa del General Rafael Melgar. Años más tarde, convertida en Banda de Música. Su sección de instrumentos de aliento de madera, de metales y . . . — Map (db m133825) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Othón Pompeyo Blanco Núñez de Cáceres
El cacicazgo de Chactemal estuvo habitado opr los mayas desde tiempos muy remotos. Ellos fueron sabios para conservar sus riquezas naturales e indomables en la defensa de sus tierras, preservándolas asi para la nación mexicana Cuando su . . . — Map (db m134017) HM WM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Payo Enríquez de Rivera
H. Ayuntamiento de Othon P. Blanco Q. Roo. Patronato del Museo de la Ciudad, A.C. “Payo Enriquez de Rivera” Vigesimo séptimo Virrey de la Nueva España, Arzobispo de Mexico, Obispo de Guatemala y Michoacan . . . — Map (db m133792) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Quintana Roo State SealPaseo de los Héroes
Escudo del Estado Durante el Gobierno de José Siurob Ramírez (1927-1930) se dio al territorio un escudo representativo que fue diseño y esculpido por el pintor y escultor italiano Gaetano Manglioni. Aquel escudo contenía una estrella, . . . — Map (db m133960) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Quintana Roo, from Territory to State
“Quintana Roo de Territorio a Estado” Dimensiones: 2.50 metros de altura por 13.00 metros de largo con un total de 32.50 metros cuadrados. Técnica: “Isoplástica Carrasco” Sinopsis El mural comienza por . . . — Map (db m134033) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Remnants of Chetumal's Sidewalks
Vestigio de las aceras que en una época lucio la histórica Avenida de los Heroes y los Parques Hidalgo y a la Madre que se encontraban ubicados frente a la Explanada de la Bandera y Palacio de Gobierno en la Calle 22 de Enero . . . — Map (db m133793) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Río Hondo
Río Hondo El Río Hondo, con una longitud aproximada de 209 km, es la frontera natural entre Belice y México. Los Mayas lo usaron para introducir armas de contrabando, durante la guerra de castas. Actualmente, dentro de su cause . . . — Map (db m134008) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Clock TowerPaseo de los Héroes
Torre del Relox La desaparecida Torre del Relox, ubicada entre las avenidas 2 de Abril y 22 de Marzo, hoy avenida Héroes y Carmen Ochoa de Merino fue construida por Antonino Sangri y tenía una altura de 15 metros. La última década que . . . — Map (db m133864) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Clock Tower
Torre del Relox Al ser declarada Payo Obispo como nueva capital del Territorio Federal en 1915, en este lugar se erigió un monumento conmemorativo en el cual se instaló un faro para la navegación y el reloj que antes perteneció a . . . — Map (db m133865) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal - 1937-1955 / 1960-2016Paseo de los Héroes
Chetumal Su Historia – 1937-1955 Hotel Los Cocos El entonces Gobernador de Quintana Roo, Gral. Rafael E. Melgar, según Periódico Oficial del Gobierno del Territorio de Quintana Roo de fecha 16 de Noviembre de 1936, decreta las . . . — Map (db m133965) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal 1898-1905Paseo de los Héroes
Chetumal Su Historia 1898 El Pontón Chetumal Armado en la ciudad de Nueva Orleans, quedó anclado en la confluencia del río Hondo y la Bahía, al mando del teniente de la Armada, Othón P. Blanco. Este suceso tuvo lugar el 22 de . . . — Map (db m133819) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal 1918-1919Paseo de los Héroes
Chetumal Su Historia 1918 La Tierra del Chicle Lugar donde la naturaleza es exuberante, que en sus selvas con maderas preciosas y el árbol de chicozapote, convirtiendo a la región en uno de los emporios chicleros más importantes de . . . — Map (db m133840) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The History of Chetumal 1920-1930Paseo de los Héroes
Chetumal Su Historia – 1920 Territorio Federal En las primeras dos décadas del siglo XX, el futuro del territorio federal siguió siendo incierto, por la inestabilidad que todo el país sufría desde el término de la dictadura de . . . — Map (db m133964) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Maya Region and the Route of the ChurchesPaseo de los Héroes
Zona Maya Ruta de las Iglesias Felipe Carillo Puerto: por su ubicación céntrica, entre la Riviera Maya y la Grand Costa Maya, es un punto estratégico de partida para recorrer el municipio y el estado, cuenta con más del 90% de la . . . — Map (db m133921) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — The Southern Fleet
Flotilla de Sur 1899-1914 Un muelle de madera de 100 metros de longitud, dos barracas, un taller mecanico, un gran horno de pan y 40 curvatos para almacenar agua de lluvia, fueron las instalaciones básicas de la Flotilla del Sur. Se . . . — Map (db m134009) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of Othón P. Blanco), Chetumal — Theater of the City and the Constitution of Quintana Roo
Teatro de la Ciudad “Constituyentes de 1974” En este edificio, declarado Recinto Oficial de la Legislatura Constituyente, se llevaron a cabo los trabajos para la redacción y expedición de la Constitución Política del . . . — Map (db m134053) HM
Mexico, San Luis Potosí (Municipality of Villa de Reyes), Villa de Reyes — The Fortress
El Fuerte La finca del siglo XVI, conocida como El Fuerte, fue en su momento muy importante por haber sido la única edificación que había en el lugar, dado que el resto de las construcciones aparecieron a partir de 1580. La Gran . . . — Map (db m134057) HM
Nicaragua, Granada — Casa de los Leones
Casa de los Leones Edificio reconstruido y ampliado a dos plantas entre 1920 y 1926. El portal vestigio de la construcción original de fecha próxima a 1550. Ultima reconstrucción 1992-1996. English translation: House . . . — Map (db m133661) HM
Nicaragua, Granada — Father Rafael Villavicencio
El Reverendo Padre Rafael Villavicencio, de conducta ejemplar como Sacerdote de Cristo y como Patriota, cuando fue destruida Granada por el filibustero William Walker e incendiado este templo, en un acto de heroísmo, y de amor a Jesus . . . — Map (db m133660) HM
Nicaragua, Granada — María Romero Meneses
Sor Maria Romero Meneses F.M.A. Hija dilecta de esta noble ciudad “Madre y Apostol de los Pobres” Juan Pablo II. “Pon tu mano Madre Mia, ponla antes que la mia” Granada 13 de enero del 2002 Primer . . . — Map (db m133614) HM
Nicaragua, Granada — Rubén Darío in Granada
Aquí vivió Ruben Dario durante su permanencia en Granada donde trabajaba en el comercio. A su regreso de Europa consagrado como introductor del Modernismo en la literatura Hispano-Americana volvió a esta ciudad hospedándose en la . . . — Map (db m133662) HM
Nicaragua, Granada — Tribute to Nicaraguan Independence Leaders
Granada a las Glorias 1821 1921 Honor a los Heroes de 1811 Proceres de la Independencia por Nicaragua Lic. Miguel de Larreynaga ” Guatemala Dr. Pedro Molina ” El Salvador Pbro. Matias Delgado ” Honduras Dr. Jose . . . — Map (db m133666) HM WM
Nicaragua, Managua — Workers Fallen in the Sandinista Revolution
El Sindicato de Trabajadores Eskimo rinde homenaje a sus compañeros caidos en la Revolucion Sandinista Egberto Siu “Dennis” ∙ Felix Payan ∙ Rufino Molina ∙ Wilfredo Rodriguez ∙ Henry Baca 1 noviembre . . . — Map (db m133613) WM
The Bahamas, New Providence, Nassau — Hand-Cut Well
Our hand-cut well measures 7.4 feet in diameter and has a depth of 74 feet. It is carved from solid limestone and is reminiscent of the Queen's Staircase sculpted between 1793 and 1794 by "slaves from solid rock with axes and other sharp hand . . . — Map (db m134006) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Belfast City HallCity Centre — 1906

In the 17th century Belfast was little more than a village, but by the end of the 19th century it had become a dynamic industrial powerhouse, its mighty shipbuilding, linen, engineering and tobacco industries fueled by a rapidly growing . . . — Map (db m133776) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Buildings & HousingSandy Row — A little part of Belfast

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1. Residents of Tea Lane built in 1832

2. Great Victoria St Presbyterian Church

3. A typical kitchen in Tea Lane

4. Mabel Street School

5. A living room scene in Tea Lane

6. A Sandy Row . . . — Map (db m134084) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — CultureSandy Row — A little part of Belfast

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1. Romance blossoms at the Twelfth bonfire

2. Parade 1981

3. Arch outside Sandro Cinema in 1931

4. Jimmy Fryers on the Lambeg Drum in 1974

5. Sandy Row Orange Hall, opened in 1868

6. . . . — Map (db m134121) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Donegall Square NorthCity Centre

The splendid vista of the City Hall (1906) dominates the view from here, but it is by no means the only building of architectural or cultural merit to be seen. Take a circuit around the City Hall and discover some of the highlights of Donegall . . . — Map (db m134186) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Donegall Square WestCity Centre

Donegall Square West is dominated by the magnificent Baroque-style Scottish Provident Institution (1902) that looks out over the City Hall (1906). Take a stroll around Donegall Square and discover architectural treasures such as the Linen Hall . . . — Map (db m133768) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — First U.S.A.E.F. Landed in This City 26 Jan 1942Second World War

[Title is text]

[US Army, US Marine Corps, US Navy Emblems] — Map (db m133801) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Frederick Temple

To the illustrious memory of Frederick Temple 1st Marquess of Dufferin and Ava KP. 1826 - 1902 Governor-General of Canada Viceroy of India Ambassador at St Petersburg Constantinople Rome and Paris . . . — Map (db m133909) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Grand Opera HouseCity Centre

When the Grand Opera House opened its doors on 23 December 1895, it was an instant success. Crowds flocked to see a great variety of entertainment, including opera, drama, pantomime, circus, and the latest London comedy or musical.

Since . . . — Map (db m134036) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Great Victoria Street StationCity Centre

On 12 August 1839, thousands gathered in Great Victoria Street to watch the opening of the first railway in Belfast – the Ulster Railway linking Belfast with Lisburn. The coming of the railways gave a new impulse to the growth of Belfast . . . — Map (db m133767) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — HistorySandy Row — A little part of Belfast

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1. Early map of Sandy Row in 1858

2. Sandy Row busy with shoppers in days gone by

3. Sandy Row in 1907 looking towards Lisburn Road

4. Sandy Row with Gilpins in the distance

5. Looking . . . — Map (db m134124) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Howard StreetCity Centre

In the 19th century Howard Street was the site of a House Of Correction which bore the inscription “Within amend, without beware” over its front door. Today the street is dominated by the gothic architecture and corner tower of the . . . — Map (db m133823) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — IndustrySandy Row — A little part of Belfast

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1. Murray's Tobacco Factory opened in 1901

2. Ulster Spinning Co. staff in the 1930s

3. Bill Hewitt, drum maker of Sandy Row

4. Workers at the Albion factory in 1919

5. Belfast City . . . — Map (db m134119) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — James Joseph Magennis1919 ~ 1986

This memorial honours Belfastman & former H.M.S. Ganges Boy (1935 DJX 144907) Leading Seaman Magennis who while serving as the diver in H.M. Submarine XE111 was awarded the Victoria Cross . . . — Map (db m133977) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — King William III - "King Billy's on the Wall"12th July 1690 — Welcome to Sandy Row

William III encourages his troops, on the morning of July 12th 1690

Let ambition fire thy mind Laat ambitie brand un'verstand

Williamite Forces Danish, English, Dutch, French Huguenots, Prussian, Scots, . . . — Map (db m134153) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Korean War Memorial

Men from many parts of the British Isles, but predominately from every community and part of Ireland, fought with the RUR in the ‘Happy Valley’ battle in defence of Seoul, capital of South Korea

The memorial above was carved by a Korean . . . — Map (db m133844) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Living Leavesone hundred winters

This tree is one of four, planted to celebrate the lives of Belfast's citizens who were over 100 years of age, during the City Hall's centenary year.

The four trees, one at each corner of the City Hal, represent the four seasons. The names . . . — Map (db m134015) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Monument to the Unknown Woman Worker

[Comments on monument, in no particular order]

The fastest growing section of the labour force are married women in part-time employment. This work is only one part of a mother's working day. . . . — Map (db m134019) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Mother Daughter Sister
This sculpture celebrates the female culture and identity of Sandy Row and the generational contribution women have made to this community both in the family and workplace.

Que Sera Sera When I was just a little girl, . . . — Map (db m134128) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — PeopleSandy Row — A little part of Belfast

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1. Mr R. J. Moss, Headmaster of Mabel St. School from 1886-1921

2. Saturday night dancing at the Orange Hall in Sandy Row

3. John Brown pictured outside his popular 'Ribbon Shop'

4. A friendly . . . — Map (db m134085) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Sandy RowCity Centre

Sandy Row is one of the oldest residential streets in Belfast. It has long been an important route into the town, connecting it with the Malone Ridge — the main route from the south. As workers moved in from rural areas, seeking work in . . . — Map (db m134130) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Sir Daniel Dixon Bart [Baronet]The Right Honourable

Mayor of Belfast 1892 and 1893. Lord Mayor 1901, 1902, 1903, 1905 and 1906. Freeman of the City. M.P. for Belfast-North-. Obit 1907.

Erected by his many friends in appreciation of the numerous public services rendered by him . . . — Map (db m133963) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Thomas Carnduff1886-1956

The Shipyard Poet Resident Caretaker Linen Hall Library 1951-1954 — Map (db m134187) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Thomas Russell1767 - 1803

United Irishman 'the Man from God knows where' Librarian 1794-1796 — Map (db m134178) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Welcome to the City CentreCity Centre

Belfast has been shaped by time and circumstance. Its buildings tell the story of change and development, of commerce and industry, entertainment and religion.

Belfast city centre is the vibrant heart of a thriving metropolis, which has . . . — Map (db m133803) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — Wellington PlaceCity Centre

The growth in prosperity from cotton and linen during the Napoleonic wars saw Belfast's centre of gravity shift from its ancient heartland around High Street, out towards the White Linen Hall, where the present City Hall now stands. Wellington . . . — Map (db m134188) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Antrim), Belfast — World Wars Memorial

Pro Deo et Patria

Erected by The City of Belfast in memory of her heroic sons who made the supreme sacrifice in The Great War 1914 - 1918 1939 - 1945

Faithful unto death they are remembered with pride . . . — Map (db m133959) WM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Belfast — Donegall Square NorthCity Centre

Donegall Square is the heart of modern Belfast, centred on a grassy square occupied by the City Hall and surrounded by buildings in a wide variety of styles and from different periods. The buildings provide a microcosm of the city’s . . . — Map (db m133769) HM

Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee — Julius Rosenwald
Julius Rosenwald (1862-1932) was a Jewish multimillionaire merchant and one of the founders (1906) of Sears, Roebuck, and Company, then the largest department store in the United States. Rosenwald was a member of the Tuskegee University Board of . . . — Map (db m134039) HM
Alabama (Madison County), Gurley — "Wildwood"
Home of Virginia Clay Clopton (1825-1915) Author and Social Leader who was known in Washington society as "The Belle of the Fifties" Whose first husband, Clement Claiborne Clay (1817-1882), was United States Senator from Alabama (1853-1861) and . . . — Map (db m134092) HM
Alaska (Sitka Borough), Sitka — Alaska Native Brotherhood HallHas Been Designated a National Historic Landmark

This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. The hall is the place of importance in the native community. The original chapter of Alaska Native Brotherhood built this hall in 1914 to . . . — Map (db m133827) HM

Alaska (Sitka Borough), Sitka — In This Place
The first American flag was raised by a colorguard from Company F, 9th Infantry, to signify the transfer of Alaska from czarist Russia. The first 49 star American flag was raised on July 4, 1959, by a colorguard from the First Battle Group 9th . . . — Map (db m133863) HM
Alaska (Sitka Borough), Sitka — Sentinel of a Divided Town
The replica blockhouse before you, a symbol of Russia's role in Alaska's history, represents the walled fortifications that defined the limits of its control. These blockhouses, or watchtowers, each housing cannons, protected the Russian . . . — Map (db m133826) HM
Alaska (Sitka Borough), Sitka — St. Michael's Cathedral
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States — Map (db m133922) HM
Alaska (Sitka Borough), Sitka — Tilson Building
This large frame house was constructed as a Russian residence about 1835. Although there has been some modification the building is thought to be the finest remaining example of Russian secular architecture in Alaska. — Map (db m133829) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Early TourismHistoric Sedona
Soldiers from Camp Verde were early tourists to Sedona, enjoying the beauty, cooler temperatures and Oak Creek as a break from the camp.

As early as 1895, Lou Thomas turned Bear Howard’s cabin into a two-story hunting fishing lodge. It was . . . — Map (db m133684) HM

Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Early UptownHistoric Sedona
In early times. Uptown Sedona was a patchwork of orchards, homestead and pastures. In the late 1930s, the Jordan’s built a stone building along the highway from which to sell their fruit to the increasing traveler traffic coming down the newly . . . — Map (db m133575) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Elvis Plays SedonaHistoric Sedona
By the time MGM came to Sedona to film “Stay Away Joe” in 1967, audiences had fallen in love with the Elvis Presley movie formula. This contemporary western comedy spotlighted Elvis and other such distinguished co-stars as Burgess . . . — Map (db m133568) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — First Assembly of GodHistoric Sedona
The Pentecostal Church of Sedona met in 1932 to discuss affiliating with the Assemblies of God – it was June 1933 before the congregation was informed that they had been officially recognized by the General Council. In 1930 Pastor James . . . — Map (db m133574) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — John Wayne & His Sedona ConnectionHistoric Sedona
His first time as producer John Wayne was to also star in the film “Angel and the Badman”. He had been to Sedona to film his 1944 movie “Tall in the Saddle”. The owner of the local film outfitter and catering company invited . . . — Map (db m133680) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Little Horse Park/Chapel of the Holy CrossHistoric Sedona
Little Horse Park, now called the Chapel area, was originally a mixture of private and US Forest Service property. Lee Piper homestead there and Otto Hallermund held the Forest Service-issued grazing permit for the area – part of the Sedona . . . — Map (db m133690) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Movie ProductionsHistoric Sedona
The first film shot in the Sedona area was Call of the Canyon, based on Zane Grey’s novel of the same name. This 1923 silent film was shot on location in Oak Creek Canyon near the site of Mayhew’s Lodge, and exposed the scenic wonders of the red . . . — Map (db m133562) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — OrchardsHistoric Sedona
Sedona’s earliest permanent settlers planted fruit trees as they arrived along Oak Creek. Apples and peaches seemed to grow well along with apricots and plums. Grapevines didn’t take as long to mature as fruit trees so the Schuerman’s planted grapes . . . — Map (db m133679) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Sedona Heritage MuseumHistoric Sedona
The Sedona Heritage Museum opened in 1998. It focuses on the history of the pioneer settlers of the greater Oak Creek area and those related historic themes that contributed to the settlement and development of Sedona.

The Museum is housed in . . . — Map (db m133693) HM

Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Sedona Historical SocietyHistoric Sedona
The Sedona Historical Society is a non-profit organization whose mission is to research, preserve and teach the history of the greater Sedona area. The Society plays an active and important role in local historic preservation and in displaying and . . . — Map (db m133688) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — Sedona SchneblyHistoric Sedona
By 1900, about 15 homesteading families called this area home. T.C. Schnebly was an enterprising young man who owned 80 acres, where his home also served as the area’s first hotel and general store. He saw a need for regular mail service, so . . . — Map (db m133570) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — The Artist of SedonaHistoric Sedona
The theme of arts and culture is a prominent one in Sedona for the period following World War II. Today, no city of its size in America has a finer arts pedigree than does Sedona. Home to both the Cowboy Artists of America and the Sedona Arts . . . — Map (db m133573) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Sedona — The First SchoolHistoric Sedona
The Sedona area’s earliest schools were built and run by residents without government support. The first school was a one-room building at the Schuerman property on Red Rock Loop Road in 1892. Olive Welch was the teacher and there were seven . . . — Map (db m133565) HM
California (Contra Costa County), El Sobrante — California and Nevada Railroad
These eucalyptus trees mark the route of the narrow gauge California and Nevada railroad chartered in 1884 to connect California to the Nevada mines.

Only 23 miles of track were completed by 1891 from Emeryville to Bryant now Orinda. In . . . — Map (db m133653) HM

California (Los Angeles County), Aqua Dulce — Toney ResidenceVasquez Rocks
Ray A. Toney and his son Edward A. Toney built this ranch-style residence on property homesteaded by William H. Krieg, Ray's uncle. The Toneys, a pioneering Agua Dulce family, built the residence during the Great Depression using wood salvaged from . . . — Map (db m133731) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canyon Country — Chinese Railroad Workers
On this centennial we honor over three thousand Chinese who helped build the Southern Pacific Railroad and the San Fernando Tunnel. Their labor gave California the first north-south railway, changing the state’s history. — Map (db m133729) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Canyon Country — Lang Station
On this exact site (or hereabouts) 100 years ago, Clamper Charles Crocker drove a spike of pure California gold, completing the Southern Pacific Railroad link between San Francisco & Los Angeles, Queen of Counties. — Map (db m133821) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 947 — CBS Columbia Square Studios
On this site was established the first motion picture studio in Hollywood, October 27, 1911. CBS Columbia Square Studios, International style. William Lescaze, architect. Earl Heitschmidt, associate architect. Built 1938. Declared 2009. . . . — Map (db m133742) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 180 — Warner Brothers Studio
Original home built by Warner Bros. in 1923. The pioneering talking motion picture The Jazz Singer was produced here in 1927 and revolutionized the film industry. This building was certified as a Historic Structure by the United States Department of . . . — Map (db m133609) HM
California (Los Angeles County), La Crescenta — Crescenta Valley ParkGerman-American History
Between 1934 and 1957, most of this area in Crescenta Valley Community Regional Park, west of Dunsmore Avenue and south of Honolulu Avenue, was a private park owned by the German-American League. The private park, named Hindenburg Park in memorial . . . — Map (db m133816) HM WM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 145 — Avila Adobe
This is the oldest existing house in Los Angeles. Built about 1818 by Don Francisco Avila, it was occupied briefly as American headquarters in 1847. Severely damaged in the earthquake of 1971, the house is now restored as an example of California . . . — Map (db m133592) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 1022 — Department of Water and PowerCity of Los Angeles — General Office Building
From pueblo to metropolis, the history of the City of Los Angeles is indelibly linked with the development of community water and power supplies. This building is dedicated to that enduring relationship past, present and future. Water for life . . . — Map (db m133845) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Headquarters of Commander Robert Field StocktonAvila Adobe
Headquarters of Com. Robert Field Stockton U.S.N. January 1847 — Map (db m133591) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Original Site of Throop UniversityForerunner of California Institute of Technology
Original Site of Throop University Established on November 2, 1891 Forerunner of California Institute of Technology — Map (db m133146) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Not Just a Water TowerA Message to the World
The Alcatraz water tower is one of the most visible landmarks in San Francisco Bay. As such, it was an ideal place for American Indians who occupied the island to broadcast their message of "peace and freedom" to the world. Standing on each . . . — Map (db m133766) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Officers' ClubGetting together on Alcatraz
When Alcatraz became a federal penitentiary, this building was dubbed the "Officer's Club." Soon known by island residents as the "Social Hall," it was used by prison staff and their families for parties, dances, and other sorts of recreation. . . . — Map (db m133610) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Quartermaster Warehouse and Power PlantSustaining the city in the bay
Throughout the military and penitentiary years, Alcatraz was much like a small town. Keeping the town going—and the convicts under control—depended on the uninterrupted service of the power plant to your left and the warehouse . . . — Map (db m133621) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The MorgueDeath on the Rock
Although death on the island was seldom, both the U.S. military and the Federal Bureau of Prisons had to deal with the inescapable reality of death on Alcatraz. In 1910, the military constructed the morgue to store the bodies of the . . . — Map (db m133598) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Western GullsNursery on the Parade Ground
Transformed from an army parade ground to a playground for the children of federal prison guards, the expanse of concrete straight ahead is now a nesting ground for Alcatraz's vast colony of western gulls. Each winter, up to 1,100 pairs of . . . — Map (db m133765) HM
California (Santa Clara County), San Jose — Settler’s Grove
Established - March 1991 A Living Monument Honoring The Settler Families of Evergreen Valley and Rancho Yerba Buena — Map (db m127824) HM
California (Shasta County), Igo — Historic Igo Inn
Historical dates conflict on the exact date of construction, but most agree it was built between 1883 and 1885. Records indicate the Clinton Lodge of the Free and Accepted Masons #119 held their first meeting in the in the new building in June of . . . — Map (db m133560) HM
Colorado (Fremont County), Cotopaxi — The Cotopaxi Jewish Agricultural Colony 1882-1884
"Set up for yourself roadmarks...the way by which you went. Return, O virgin of Israel" Jeremiah 31:21 Nearly 70 Jewish immigrants were settled in and near Cotopaxi. Facing insurmountable challenges, the ill equipped Colonists made . . . — Map (db m134127) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Pomfret — In Honor of the Men of Pomfret
In Honor of The Men of Pomfret Who served their Country in its struggles for Liberty, Justice and Humanity 1775 Revolutionary War 1783 1812 War of 1812 1814 1848 War with Mexico 1848 1961 Civil War 1865 1898 Spanish . . . — Map (db m133602) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Putnam — World War Memorial Bridge
Dedicated to those who served in World War I — Map (db m133604) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Home Theatre 1916-19511230 C Street NE
Designed 1916 in Moorish Revival Style Architect William S. Plager (1860-1946) Photo: circa 1926 Goode Collection Library of Congress Redesigned 1941 in Art Deco Style Architect Mihran Mesrobian . . . — Map (db m134068) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Victory Garden
Victory Gardens, also called War Gardens, were planted both at private residences and on public land during World War I and World War II to reduce the pressure on the public food supply brought on by the war effort. The AOC donates produce harvested . . . — Map (db m134090) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Winder Building
Erected 1848 Purchased by United States Government 1852 During the Civil War this building was Headquarters of the United States Army. Major General Winfield Scott, Major General Halleck and later Lieutenant General U.S. Grant had their offices . . . — Map (db m133739) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — 2 — New Town in the CityRiver Farms to Urban Towers — Southwest Heritage Trail
All that surrounds this sign resulted from the nation's first urban renewal project. To your left is Arena Stage, a leader in the resident company theater movement. Founded as an innovative theater-in-the-round in an old downtown movie theater . . . — Map (db m133833) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Tenleytown — Fort RenoRock Creek Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior
At 409 feet above sea level, this site is the highest point in Washington, D.C. It is no coincidence that in 1861, the Union army designed one the largest and most heavily armed Civil War fortifications at this location. Originally named . . . — Map (db m133962) HM
Florida (Seminole), Longwood — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories . . . — Map (db m133781) WM
Florida (Seminole), Longwood — Florida Honors and Remembers our POW’s and MIA’s
The light of freedom still burns brightly in our world today because of the service and sacrifice of America’s men and women in uniform. Our Nation’s servicemen and women have fought the forces of tyranny and won victories for . . . — Map (db m133787) WM
Florida (Volushia County), Ormond Beach — Beach Racers
On March 28, 1903, Ormond Beach was the site of a thrilling one-mile race between pioneer auto builders. The Hotel Ormond Challenge Cup pitted Alexander Winton’s red Bullet against Ransom E. Old's Pirate, driven by . . . — Map (db m133755) HM
Florida (Volushia County), Ormond Beach — Birthplace Of Speed
At a time when America had few paved roads, this hard beach was a racecourse for automobiles, motorcycles, and their pioneering builders. The first sanctioned meet here — from March 26-28, 1903 — featured time . . . — Map (db m133757) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — 1903
In March the first automobile speed meet is held on Ormond/Daytona Beaches. Alexander Winton drives his “Bullet “ to 68.198 MPH on 1 kilometer course for first beach record. — Map (db m133638) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — 1903
Also in March, Winton races against the “Pirate” brought here by Ransom E. Olds, originator of Oldsmobile and REO vehicles. The “Pirate” driven by H.T. Thomas is barely beaten by the “Bullet” in this . . . — Map (db m133692) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — 5,275 Shots & Shells in 30 HoursFort Pulaski National Monument
Acting Brigadier General Quincy Adams Gillmore led the Union artillery attack on Fort Pulaski. Because the US Army originally built the fort, he knew its strengths and weaknesses and targeted the angle in front of you. Within range of Tybee . . . — Map (db m134112) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — A Bustling VillageFort Pulaski National Monument
In front of you, reaching to the North Channel, a busy village supported Fort Pulaski. Originally built to house workers constructing the fort, the village became an extension of the post. How people used village buildings changed over time. The . . . — Map (db m134069) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — A Devastating BombardmentFort Pulaski National Monument
April 10, 1862: The Confederates refused a formal demand to surrender because enemy guns were a mile away—more than twice the effective range of heavy artillery of the day. When Union troops opened fire, their new rifled cannons fired . . . — Map (db m134110) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Changing LandscapeFort Pulaski National Monument
In the 1800s, a busy village stood where you now see a wooded area beyond the parking lot. Here at the mouth of the Savannah River, Cockspur Island was a strategic military outpost from before the Revolutionary War until after World War II. Tides . . . — Map (db m134101) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Engineering Dry LandFort Pulaski National Monument
Controlling tidal flow over the island was a critical first step in the construction of Fort Pulaski. A complex system of ditches and dikes drain water away from the fort. Designed in 1829 by young Army engineer Lieutenant Robert E. Lee, the system . . . — Map (db m134095) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Final Resting PlaceFort Pulaski National Monument
The cemetery at Fort Pulaski marks the final resting place for workers, families, and soldiers. Union and Confederate soldiers, as well as the people who built the fort and supported the troops garrisoned here, once shared this hallowed ground. . . . — Map (db m134114) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Fort at PlayFort Pulaski National Monument
The 48"' New York Volunteers garrisoned Fort Pulaski after the Confederates surrendered the fort. On special occasions, soldiers invited guests from Hilton Head to enjoy a day of festivities and games. Sack and wheelbarrow races on the parade ground . . . — Map (db m134096) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Freedom Ahead!Fort Pulaski National Monument
Union forces took back Fort Pulaski in 1862, opening a door to freedom for enslaved people in the region. Families fled to this Union outpost in Confederate territory for liberty and protection. The military recruited African American men from the . . . — Map (db m134093) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Guarding the DoorFort Pulaski National Monument
The demilune (French for "half-moon") protected the fort's entrance. During the Civil War, the demilune wall was about waist high with gun platforms on the flat top. After the Civil War, while Fort Pulaski was still a military post, Army . . . — Map (db m134094) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Key to the SouthFort Pulaski National Monument
The Union Army took control of Hilton Head Island after the Battle of Port Royal Sound in November 1861. More than 15,000 Union troops landed on the island to establish a large military base. From Hilton Head, Union forces conducted military actions . . . — Map (db m134102) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Prepared for BattleFort Pulaski National Monument
In early 1862, Confederate soldiers used earth and timbers to create a blindage. The blindage created a covered walkway to protect troops against incoming shot and shells. They also dug ditches in the parade ground to catch rolling cannon shot. . . . — Map (db m134099) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Red-hot ShotFort Pulaski National Monument
Hot shot furnaces were state of the art for defense systems of their day. Soldiers heated cannonballs in specially designed furnaces until they glowed red hot. They carefully loaded the hot shot into cannons and fired at wooden ships. Even after . . . — Map (db m134100) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Sheltering CrownFort Pulaski National Monument
This is the historic cupola that topped the Cockspur Island Lighthouse. The cupola protected the powerful Fresnel lens at the top of the lighthouse tower. In 1995, preservation staff discovered several structural cracks in the cupola and removed it . . . — Map (db m134077) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Shifting ShorelineFort Pulaski National Monument
Since 1867, the island has grown due to dredging. Cockspur Island was once much smaller than it is today. Since the end of the Civil War through the 1980s, the Savannah River was dredged to make it deep enough for ocean-going container ships. . . . — Map (db m134109) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Soldier of LibertyFort Pulaski National Monument
Casimir Pulaski became a national hero in Poland when he fought for Polish liberty against Russian and Prussian forces in 1771. A year later, Poland lost the fight and Pulaski was forced to flee his homeland. He met Benjamin Franklin in Paris in . . . — Map (db m134074) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Tybee Island — Through the Thick Brick WallFort Pulaski National Monument
With devastating accuracy, Union rifled artillery breached the southeast angle of Fort Pulaski in less than 30 hours. It took Federal troops six weeks to repair the battle damage. For the remainder of the war, Fort Pulaski was a Union outpost in the . . . — Map (db m134098) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Reinhold ChrystmanAn Evangelical Christian "Chose"
As manager of the Piotrkow Trybunalski Glass Factory, he saved over 700 Jews during the Holocaust while risking his own life. (Poland 1944) Memoir of Alina Braun Rindler, A Survivor Donated by the Jewish American Society for Historic . . . — Map (db m134143) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Charles R. Walgreen Sr.
Charles R. Walgreen Sr. Mr. Walgreen purchased his first store in June 1901 on the South Side of Chicago. By the time of his death in 1939, he had built the largest drugstore chain in America-493 stores. Customer service and innovation were key . . . — Map (db m133777) HM
Illinois (Saint Clair County), Cahokia — John Jacob Hays (1770-1836)
John Jacob Hays was born in New York circa 1770. His family emigrated to North America from the Netherlands in 1720. The Hays family belongs to Congregation Shearith Israel, the oldest Jewish Congregation in the United States.

John Jacob Hays . . . — Map (db m133929) HM

Indiana (Kosciusko County), Milford — Milford World Wars Honor Roll
World War I Honored Dead Ancil Geiger • Charles Frederick Neal • Jesse E. Smith World War II Honored Dead Lewis E. Auer • Roy N. Auer • Robert L. Collins • Charles LeCount • Alvin J. Merkle • Harry J. Michael • Charles E. Remy . . . — Map (db m133617) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — 89.1963.2 — Camp Wayne
Civil War training camp for the then 5th Congressional District was located on the old fairgrounds. The 16th, 36th, 57th, 69th, 74th, 84th, and 124th regiments of Indiana Volunteers were organized and trained here. — Map (db m133615) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — August Bondi (1833-1907)Jewish-American Abolitionist, Salina Resident
“August Bondi was born July 21, 1831, in Vienna, Austria. The Bondis, Jewish European refugees, fled the Austrian Empire after the failed revolutions of 1848 and settled in St. Louis, Missouri. August Bondi moved to Pottawatomie Creek in . . . — Map (db m134060) HM
Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Historic Burlington, KYThe New County Seat
Boone County Courthouses Through the Years 1n 1817, Boone County replaced its first log courthouse with a brick structure, which was remodeled in 1828 and again in 1878. The present courthouse was built in 1889 for $19,740. The courthouse . . . — Map (db m134040) HM
Kentucky (Boone County), Hebron — 2393 — 1937 Flood at Constance / Anderson Ferry
1937 Flood The Ohio River reached its peak on Jan. 26 at 79.9 ft. surpassing the 1884 record. Constance was the hardest hit town in Boone Co. but there were no fatalities. Route 8 between Constance & Taylorsport was almost completely . . . — Map (db m133629) HM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — 2347 — Col. Richard Taylor (1744-1829)/George Rudy (1744-1806)
(obverse) Early in 1792, Revolutionary War veteran, Richard Taylor, bought 175 acres bounded by Rudy Lane. Land was given to Isaac Shelby for his father's Colonial Wars service. Here Taylor built a brick house, which he sold to George Rudy in late . . . — Map (db m133910) HM
Kentucky (Marion County), Lebanon — 585 — Courthouse Burned
Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during the Civil War, nineteen in the last fifteen months: twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map on reverse side. July 5, 1863 clerk's office at Lebanon was . . . — Map (db m133814) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — "Nobly Did They Die"
Confederate Casualties, Battle of Tebbs Bend - Green River Bridge Compiled by Betty Gorin-Smith Confederate forces commanded by Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan First Brigade Colonel Basil W. Duke, commanding 5th Kentucky . . . — Map (db m133955) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Camp Site25th Michigan Infantry, USA
An experienced Indian fighter in the West, Moore ordered his men to build a fort across the road on the southern approach. Rebel scouts could hear the sound of axes and falling trees on the night of July 3. "I did not move my command from where it . . . — Map (db m133898) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Civil War Camp HobsonDecember 1861 - February 1862
Camp Hobson, a Union recruiting and training camp named for Edward H. Hobson, occupied the James Allen Sublett farm across the road from where you stand. Between December 1861 and February 1862, U.S. Mustering Officer Capt. S. M. Kellogg mustered . . . — Map (db m133902) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Confederate Artillery PositionMorning, July 4, 1863
Major Edward P. Byrne Commander of the Confederate Artillery A native Kentuckian, Byrne was living in Greenville, Washington County, Mississippi, when the war broke out. His first battery of six brass field pieces, their carriages, and . . . — Map (db m133838) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Federal HospitalSublett Inn and Stagecoach Stop
Sublett Inn and Stagecoach Stop Stage lines, carrying mail and passengers, were used throughout south central Kentucky to connect to the railroads. Inns along the route were sometimes better known that the villages and towns through which . . . — Map (db m133899) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Federal Stockade1862 - 1865 — Federal Stockade Burned January 1, 1863 — Morgan's Christmas Raid
Federal Stockade Undefended—January 1, 1863 About 3,900 Confederates under John Hunt Morgan had been on an extensive raid into Kentucky in December and were returning to Tennessee after their highly successful Christmas Raid. They . . . — Map (db m133939) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Green River Bridge / Green River Bridge Skirmish SiteJanuary 1, 1863—Morgan's Christmas Raid / July 4, 1863—Morgan's Great Raid
Green River Bridge January 1, 1863—Morgan's Christmas Raid The first wooden bridge over Green River was burned by Confederate forces under Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan on Morgan's Christmas Raid. The order to burn the bridge was . . . — Map (db m133914) HM
Kentucky (Taylor County), Campbellsville — Morgan's Demand for SurrenderMoore's Refusal — July 4, 1863
7:00 AM Situation: Union Colonel Moore's forward rifle-pit was in the ravine to your left. The Confederate forces were on your right preparing to attack. Brig. Gen. John Hunt Morgan penned a note and gave it to Lt. Col. Robert A. . . . — Map (db m133957) HM
Louisiana (Allen Parish), Kinder — 1st. Lt. Douglas Bernard FournetB. May 7, 1943 | K.I.A. May 4, 1968 Vietnam
Vietnam Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. Served in the United States Army during the War in Vietnam as a First Lieutenant in Company B, 1st Battalion 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division (Airmobile). He was awarded the CMOH for his bravery . . . — Map (db m133980) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Ship's Bell...
Ship's Bell...

from the Amos K. Gordon, the first all-steel towboat owned by Standard Oil Company of Louisiana. The bell is marked: CAST BY // THE CHAPLIN-FULTON MFG. CO. // PITSBURGH, PA. — Map (db m133649) HM

Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Swamp AgeCypress-Tupelo Swamp
The Bluebonnet Swamp is believed to be about 225 years old. A small stream existed at the site before the swamp was formed. Willow trees and Buttonbrush shrubs were probably common along the stream. It is possible that the stream was transformed . . . — Map (db m133999) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Port Hudson — Siege of Port Hudson, 1863
In May 1863 Union forces commanded by General Nathaniel P. Banks laid siege to the Confederate stronghold at Port Hudson, just west of here. The Confederates under General Franklin Gardner inflicted heavy casualties on Banks' army . . . — Map (db m133735) HM
Louisiana (Franklin Parish), Gilbert — Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault(1890-1958)
Lt. Gen. Claire Lee Chennault (1890-1958) spent his childhood in Gilbert. He pioneered air pursuit tactics, created and led "The Flying Tigers,” Volunteer Air Forces for China against Japan. Advisor to Chiang Kai-Shek. . . . — Map (db m133704) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), Metairie — U.S.S. Golet SS-361/ Still On Patrol
A submarine built by Manitowoc Shipbuilding Co. of Manitowoc, Wisconsin. Funds for this boat were raised by the citizens of Caddo Parish Louisiana. Launched One August, 1943. On her second patrol under command of LCDR. James S. Clark, was sunk by . . . — Map (db m133997) HM WM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Birdsall Building
This is to certify that 918-920 Poydras Street was entered into the National Registry of Historic Places as part of the Upper Central Business District Historic District under the provisions of the National Historic Preservation Act . . . — Map (db m133954) HM
Louisiana (Ouachita Parish), Monroe — Claire Lee Chennault
Claire Lee Chennault 1893 1958 Lieutenant General United States Air Force Senior Adviser Chinese Air Force Academy 1937-1941 Commander, Ameriean Volunteer Group, CAF 1941 1942 Commanding General, 14th Air Force, USAF 1942-1945 . . . — Map (db m133783) HM
Louisiana (Ouachita Parish), Monroe — OH-6 Cayuse Helicopter
COMBAT HISTORY This helicopter was known as a Light Observation Helicopter ("Loach") and saw a lot of action during the Viet Nam War. When used for search operations it normally carried no attached armament. Most of the time the gunner in . . . — Map (db m133736) HM
Louisiana (Ouachita Parish), Monroe — Selman Field1942-1945
Dedicated - With Everlasting Gratitude- To all personnel, military and civilian, who served at Selman Field and made possible the training of over 5,000 navigators who flew in every theater of operation in World War II. In 1942 Selman . . . — Map (db m133989) HM

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