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Steven L. Bush

    200 W. Miner St

      Oscar Wilde

        Les Jardins du Chateau-Forteresse

          Island Mountain Arts Gallery & Gift Shop

            U. S. S. San Francisco

              The Land of Our Grandparents Has Tlingit Names

                Paramount Building

                Submitted by @Ritterton

                Submitted by @Ritterton

                  Hoboken Terminal Ferry Main Waiting Room

                  Submitted by @Ritterton

                  Submitted by @Ritterton

                    Chochenyo Ohlone in the Territory of Huichuin

                      Aaron Burr Death Site

                      On this site stood the Saint James Hotel built shortly after The American Revolution. Aaron Burr died here September 14, 1836.

                      On this site stood the Saint James Hotel built shortly after The American Revolution. Aaron Burr died here September 14, 1836.

                        Stillorgan Intake and Tunnel Main Contract Dun Laoghaire Water Supply Improvement Scheme

                          Alaska Arbor Day

                            Le Senat dans la Republique

                              Le Jardin du Luxembourg

                                Le Lion Des Cavernes du Lot

                                  Remnants of a Shipbuilding Past

                                    Allendale Fire

                                    At this location, on Sept. 4, 1925, the most disatrous [sic] fire in Shreveport's history erupted when a hot water heater exploded. Although Fire Station No. 4 was located across the street, a broken ...

                                    At this location, on Sept. 4, 1925, the most disatrous [sic] fire in Shreveport's history erupted when a hot water heater exploded. Although Fire Station No. 4 was located across the street, a broken ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shreveport
                                    • caddo parish
                                    • fire
                                    • disaster

                                    McNeill St. Pump Station

                                    Built 1887 as city's first waterworks. Contains original equipment in working order. Only example of its sort remaining in the United States of America, according to Smithsonian Institution. Declared ...

                                    Built 1887 as city's first waterworks. Contains original equipment in working order. Only example of its sort remaining in the United States of America, according to Smithsonian Institution. Declared ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shreveport
                                    • historic landma...

                                    St. Paul's Methodist Church

                                      Founded 1865. Previous St. Paul's church building built 1889 and located on Caddo Street in the low lying area to it which gave it's name: St. Paul's Bottoms. Present Gothic Revival style building ...

                                      Founded 1865. Previous St. Paul's church building built 1889 and located on Caddo Street in the low lying area to it which gave it's name: St. Paul's Bottoms. Present Gothic Revival style building ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shrevepot
                                    • church
                                    • religion
                                    • african-america...

                                    Old Municipal Building

                                    Built 1924 to house Police department and City Court. Excellent example of early 20th century Neo-Classic/Federal architecture. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1982.

                                    Built 1924 to house Police department and City Court. Excellent example of early 20th century Neo-Classic/Federal architecture. Listed in National Register of Historic Places, 1982.

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shreveport
                                    • architecture

                                    Chamber Plaza

                                    Built 1922, under the administration of Mayor John McWilliams Ford, to house Shreve Memorial Library. Designed by J. P. Annan in style of Roman Villa. Remained in use as central public library for ...

                                    Built 1922, under the administration of Mayor John McWilliams Ford, to house Shreve Memorial Library. Designed by J. P. Annan in style of Roman Villa. Remained in use as central public library for ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shreveport
                                    • architecture
                                    • commerce

                                    Shreve Memorial Library

                                    Built 1911 as Federal Court House and Post Office, expanded in 1931. Remained in use as federal Building until 1972. Has housed Shreve Memorial Library's central branch since 1970s. Listed in ...

                                    Built 1911 as Federal Court House and Post Office, expanded in 1931. Remained in use as federal Building until 1972. Has housed Shreve Memorial Library's central branch since 1970s. Listed ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shreveport
                                    • architecture
                                    • public library
                                    • library

                                    World's First Shriners Hospital

                                    Established on this site September 16, 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Shreveport became the world's first Shriners Hospital. In 1986, the original building was replaced with a new facility. ...

                                    Established on this site September 16, 1922, Shriners Hospitals for Children in Shreveport became the world's first Shriners Hospital. In 1986, the original building was replaced with a new facility. ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • hospital
                                    • children
                                    • shriners

                                    Caddo Parish Courthouse

                                    Third Courthouse to occupy site since 1860. First Courthouse on site served as Louisiana's Confederate Statehouse during Civil War. Present Courthouse designed by Neild & Somdal architectural firm. ...

                                    Third Courthouse to occupy site since 1860. First Courthouse on site served as Louisiana's Confederate Statehouse during Civil War. Present Courthouse designed by Neild & Somdal architectural firm. ...

                                    • louisiana
                                    • shreveport
                                    • courthouse
                                    • architecture