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Parfreys' Glen

PARFREY'S GLEN WISCONSIN'S FIRST STATE NATURAL AREA SINCE THE LATE 1800S, THIS COOL, MOSSY GORGE HAS PROVIDED PEACEFUL REFUGE TO GENERATIONS OF VISITORS. IN 1952, THE GLEN WAS DESIGNATED WISCONSIN'S ...

PARFREY'S GLEN WISCONSIN'S FIRST STATE NATURAL AREA SINCE THE LATE 1800S, THIS COOL, MOSSY GORGE HAS PROVIDED PEACEFUL REFUGE TO GENERATIONS OF VISITORS. IN 1952, THE GLEN WAS DESIGNATED WISCONSIN'S ...

    John F. Cunningham Aquatic Complex

    JOHN F. CUNNINGHAM AQUATIC COMPLEX DEDICATED AUGUST 18, 1979 VALLEJO CITY COUNCIL Submitted by Darren Platt

    JOHN F. CUNNINGHAM AQUATIC COMPLEX DEDICATED AUGUST 18, 1979 VALLEJO CITY COUNCIL Submitted by Darren Platt

      Absalom Jett

      Born in Louisiana in 1812.Arrived in Texas, 1824Served in the Army of Texas, 1836Member ofCaptain Benjamin J. Harper's CompanyDied 1878His wife, Mary Arthur Jett

      Born in Louisiana in 1812.Arrived in Texas, 1824Served in the Army of Texas, 1836Member ofCaptain Benjamin J. Harper's CompanyDied 1878His wife, Mary Arthur Jett

      • texas
      • texas war of in...
      • texas ranger

      Rohwer Japanese- American War Memorial

      Japanese-American CreedI am an American of Japanese ancestry and appreciate the advantages of our nation. I glory in her heritage: I trust in her future. We are granted liberties and opportunities ...

      Japanese-American CreedI am an American of Japanese ancestry and appreciate the advantages of our nation. I glory in her heritage: I trust in her future. We are granted liberties and opportunities ...

      • arkansas
      • japanese americ...
      • internment camp
      • world war ii
      • civil rights

      Rohwer Japanese- American Relocation Center

      The Rohwer internment camp included a 500-acre area for internee living quarters and more than 10,000 acres of surrounding land for farming and timber harvesting. Officially labeled a relocation ...

      The Rohwer internment camp included a 500-acre area for internee living quarters and more than 10,000 acres of surrounding land for farming and timber harvesting. Officially labeled a ...

      • arkansas
      • japanese americ...
      • internment camp
      • world war ii
      • civil rights
      • concentration c...

      In Memory of George Washington of Fairfax County

      IN MEMORY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON OF FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA. PATRIOT, PIONEER AND MAN OF AFFAIRS, WHO SPENT IN DEVELOPING HIS COUNTRY THE LIFE HE RISKED IN HER DEFENSE. THIS IS EXEMPLIFIED IN THE PATOWMACK ...

      IN MEMORY OF GEORGE WASHINGTON OF FAIRFAX COUNTY, VA. PATRIOT, PIONEER AND MAN OF AFFAIRS, WHO SPENT IN DEVELOPING HIS COUNTRY THE LIFE HE RISKED IN HER DEFENSE. THIS IS EXEMPLIFIED IN THE ...

        SALADA TEA DOORS

        SALADA TEA DOORSEnglish sculptor Henry Wilson wascommissioned to design these doorsby Salada Tea Company's founderPeter LarkinCast by The Gorham Company in 1926, the bronze panels depict the 1920's ...

        SALADA TEA DOORSEnglish sculptor Henry Wilson wascommissioned to design these doorsby Salada Tea Company's founderPeter LarkinCast by The Gorham Company in 1926, the bronze panels depict the 1920's ...

        • boston
        • back bay
        • tea
        • bronze
        • ceylon

        Wheeler Gravesite at Steamboat Lake

        The Wheelers, their 3 small children & a dog moved from SterlingColo. to this area in 1921. After a week of travel in their Model TFord they arrived to homestead & live on 243 acres of this land,now ...

        The Wheelers, their 3 small children & a dog moved from SterlingColo. to this area in 1921. After a week of travel in their Model TFord they arrived to homestead & live on 243 acres of this ...

        • cemetery
        • steamboat lake ...
        • graves
        • steamboat sprin...

        Oudegracht/Twijnstra at

        This plaque tells the story of the

        This plaque tells the story of the "Oudegracht in Utrecht/NL", one of the old canals that serves as a traffic route from around the year 1150. The canals in Utrecht are unique with their water level ...

        • utrecht
        • oudegracht
        • medieval route

        The Spyglass

          Bay View

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          Sam Singh

            Simpson Bros Corporation

              San Pablo Creek Bridge

                Phairs Orinda General Store Site

                  Orinda Headquarters Firehouse and Time Capsule

                    McDonnell Douglas F4C "Phantom II" 1963-1979

                     Type: Fighter BomberWeight: 58,000 lbs loadedArmament: M61

                     Type: Fighter BomberWeight: 58,000 lbs loadedArmament: M61 "Vulcan" Cannon in External Pod Up to 16,000 lbs of externally carried nuclear or conventional bombs, rockets or missiles like the ...

                    • louisiana
                    • new orleans
                    • museum
                    • airplane

                    Convair F-102A "Delta Dagger" 1956-1977

                    Type: Supersonic InterceptorWeight: 31,559 lbs, loadedArmament: Twenty-four– unguided 2.75” RocketsSix – Hughes

                    Type: Supersonic InterceptorWeight: 31,559 lbs, loadedArmament: Twenty-four– unguided 2.75” RocketsSix – Hughes "Falcon” MissilesEngine: Pratt & Whitney J57-P23 Axial Flow Gas Turbine 16,000 ...

                    • louisiana
                    • new orleans
                    • airplane
                    • museum

                    Douglas A-26C "Invader" 1942-1972

                    Type: Attack BomberWeight: 35,000 lbs, loadedArmament: Eight forward firing .50 caliber machine gunsOne turret with two .50 caliber machine gunsSix, 1,000 lb rockets under the wings 14 HVAR Rockets ...

                    Type: Attack BomberWeight: 35,000 lbs, loadedArmament: Eight forward firing .50 caliber machine gunsOne turret with two .50 caliber machine gunsSix, 1,000 lb rockets under the wings 14 HVAR Rockets ...

                    • louisiana
                    • new orleans
                    • airplane
                    • museum

                    North American F-86D "Sabre" 1949-1970

                    Type: Supersonic InterceptorWeight: 19,975 lbsArmament: Twenty-four -2.75 RocketEngine: General Electric J47-GE-17B TurbojetMax Speed: 692 mphRange: 800 milesService Ceiling: 50,000 ftCrew: 1Number ...

                    Type: Supersonic InterceptorWeight: 19,975 lbsArmament: Twenty-four -2.75 RocketEngine: General Electric J47-GE-17B TurbojetMax Speed: 692 mphRange: 800 milesService Ceiling: 50,000 ftCrew: 1Number ...

                    • louisiana
                    • new orleans
                    • museum
                    • airplane

                    Joaquin Miller

                      Pyramid to Moses

                      PYRAMID TO MOSES 1892 Joaquin Miller's symbol of belief in the Ten Commandments. The first of three monuments erected by Miller on these

                      PYRAMID TO MOSES 1892 Joaquin Miller's symbol of belief in the Ten Commandments. The first of three monuments erected by Miller on these "Hights."

                        John C. Fremont Monument

                        JOHN C. FREMONT MONUMENT BUILT 1904 ERECTED BY JOAOUIN MILLER WHERE IT WAS REPUTED THAT FREMONT FIRST SAW THE SUNSET OVER THE BAY IN 846

                        JOHN C. FREMONT MONUMENT BUILT 1904 ERECTED BY JOAOUIN MILLER WHERE IT WAS REPUTED THAT FREMONT FIRST SAW THE SUNSET OVER THE BAY IN 846

                          Burrard Bridge Civic Marina

                          The Burrard Civic Marina is operated by the Vancouver Parks Board. It was constructed in 1963, with the help of a loan of $291,000 from the P.A. Woodward Foundation, with the stated purpose of ...

                          The Burrard Civic Marina is operated by the Vancouver Parks Board. It was constructed in 1963, with the help of a loan of $291,000 from the P.A. Woodward Foundation, with the stated purpose ...

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                          • burrard bridge
                          • false creek
                          • marina

                          Van Briggle Pottery

                          VAN BRIGGLE POTTERYThe 1908 Van Briggle Pottery, situated on land given to the Pottery by General William J. Palmer, is a remarkable expression of the period and a showcase for the unique talents of ...

                          VAN BRIGGLE POTTERYThe 1908 Van Briggle Pottery, situated on land given to the Pottery by General William J. Palmer, is a remarkable expression of the period and a showcase for the unique talents of ...

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                          • architecture