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Hands Off Harrop Incorporated

Transcript:Hands Off Harrop Incorporated2007 - 2013This plaque commemorates the successful community campaign to protect the view towards First Church spire and preserve Harrop Street as a ...

Transcript:Hands Off Harrop Incorporated2007 - 2013This plaque commemorates the successful community campaign to protect the view towards First Church spire and preserve Harrop Street as ...

  • new zealand
  • dunedin
  • commemoration
  • street name
  • protest
  • first chruch

In Memory Of Keith L. Lemons

  • fire
  • firefighter
  • memorial

Mast and Nameplate from the Light Cruiser USS Oakland

One of two plaques near the mast of the USS Oakland.

One of two plaques near the mast of the USS Oakland.

  • oakland

USS Oakland CL AA 95

One of two plaques near the mast of the USS Oakland.

One of two plaques near the mast of the USS Oakland.

  • oakland

Police Station - Historic Building

Transcript:Historic BuildingPolice Station Designed by William Chrichton and built in 1895.It was sued as the Dunedin Police Stationuntil 1915 and was subsequently used by the Labour ...

Transcript:Historic BuildingPolice Station Designed by William Chrichton and built in 1895.It was sued as the Dunedin Police Stationuntil 1915 and was subsequently used by the ...

  • new zealand
  • dunedin
  • dunedin city co...
  • police
  • 1895

'Nemus for Bri'

Transcript:'Nemus for Bri'Wayne EversonCommissioned in 2000to mark the millennium.Dunedin City CouncilSubmitted by: Judith Swan

Transcript:'Nemus for Bri'Wayne EversonCommissioned in 2000to mark the millennium.Dunedin City CouncilSubmitted by: Judith Swan

  • new zealand
  • dunedin
  • dunedin city co...
  • 2000
  • wayne everson
  • millennium

Eagle Rock Valley's First Permanent Home, Eagle Rock, California

For over 80 years, upon this site stood the first permanent home in the Eagle Rock Valley. A wooden building with its high ceilings and red painted ship-lap siding, typical of rural Southern ...

For over 80 years, upon this site stood the first permanent home in the Eagle Rock Valley. A wooden building with its high ceilings and red painted ship-lap siding, typical of rural ...

  • eagle rock
  • los angeles
  • homestead

Royal Oak Dunedin

The Royal Oak. This tree was planted by John Hyde Harris Esq. superintendent of the province of Otago to commemorate the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales on 10th March 1863.

The Royal Oak. This tree was planted by John Hyde Harris Esq. superintendent of the province of Otago to commemorate the marriage of the Prince and Princess of Wales on 10th March 1863.

  • tree
  • oak tree
  • royal wedding
  • prince of wales
  • princess of wal...
  • botanic garden
  • dunedin
  • aotearoa
  • new zealand

Wolf Harris Fountain

Erected and presented to the citizens of Dunedin by Wolf Harris Esq.the fountain was original sited at “The Triangle”, later named Queen’s Gardens, near The Exchange. It was moved to the Botanic ...

Erected and presented to the citizens of Dunedin by Wolf Harris Esq.the fountain was original sited at “The Triangle”, later named Queen’s Gardens, near The Exchange. It was moved to the ...

  • fountain
  • wolf harris
  • botanic garden
  • heritage new ze...
  • listed place
  • new zealand
  • dunedin
  • aotearoa

Tramway Pole

This last remaining original Edwardian tramway pole was part of the first electric tram route in Dunedin, opened to the public on 24 December 1903. Subsequent extensions gave the city a comprehensive ...

This last remaining original Edwardian tramway pole was part of the first electric tram route in Dunedin, opened to the public on 24 December 1903. Subsequent extensions gave the city a comprehensive ...

  • tramway
  • tramcar
  • team pole
  • north road
  • dunedin
  • aotearoa
  • new zealand
  • public transpor...

First Presbyterian Church of Otago

Bell Hill: Selected in 1848 by Captain William Cargill and the Reverend Thomas Burns as the permanent site for the first Presbyterian church of Otago.First Church is a Category 1 Listed Place (List ...

Bell Hill: Selected in 1848 by Captain William Cargill and the Reverend Thomas Burns as the permanent site for the first Presbyterian church of Otago.First Church is a Category 1 Listed Place (List ...

  • church
  • presbyterian
  • dunedin
  • aotearoa
  • new zealand
  • thomas burns
  • william cargill

Mission (Mercury) Control Center

Submitted by @julia_bergeron

Submitted by @julia_bergeron

  • mercury
  • space
  • nasa

Robinson Springs United Methodist Church

 This notable Greek Revival structure was completed in the late 1840's on land donated by Eli Robinson. The congregation was established 1828-1830 and the first church, built of logs, was located c. ...

 This notable Greek Revival structure was completed in the late 1840's on land donated by Eli Robinson. The congregation was established 1828-1830 and the first church, built of logs, was located c. ...

  • alabama
  • church

Jean Laffite

Jean Laffite was a French privateer, pirate and patriot. A hero with his band of baratarians at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. Reputed to have had a warehouse on Contraband Bayou and to have ...

Jean Laffite was a French privateer, pirate and patriot. A hero with his band of baratarians at the Battle of New Orleans in 1815. Reputed to have had a warehouse on Contraband Bayou and to ...

  • louisiana
  • pirate
  • war of 1812

Grant Parish and Town of Colfax

Grant Parish was formed in 1869 from parts of Winn and Rapides parishes by Act 82 of the Louisiana legislature and named for President U.S. Grant. Colfax, incorporated in 1878, was named for Vice ...

Grant Parish was formed in 1869 from parts of Winn and Rapides parishes by Act 82 of the Louisiana legislature and named for President U.S. Grant. Colfax, incorporated in 1878, was named for ...

  • louisiana
  • city
  • parish

Mary E. Graham High School

On this site stood the former Grant Parish Training School. Established in 1937, it served as the high school for the African-American population. In 1954 Grant Parish Training School became Mary E. ...

On this site stood the former Grant Parish Training School. Established in 1937, it served as the high school for the African-American population. In 1954 Grant Parish Training School became Mary E. ...

  • louisiana
  • education
  • african-america...

Verda

Verda was named for the daughter of the town's first postmaster, Uriah E. DeWitt. Formerly known as College Hill, Verda's 19th century origins centered on the efforts of area farmers to establish a ...

Verda was named for the daughter of the town's first postmaster, Uriah E. DeWitt. Formerly known as College Hill, Verda's 19th century origins centered on the efforts of area farmers to establish a ...

  • louisiana
  • education

Battle of Calhoun's Landing

At 6:00 PM on April 26, 1864, here, near the junction of Cane and Red Rivers the Confederates set up an artillery battery to intercept Federal gun boats. Two boats were captured. More than 200 people ...

At 6:00 PM on April 26, 1864, here, near the junction of Cane and Red Rivers the Confederates set up an artillery battery to intercept Federal gun boats. Two boats were captured. More than 200 people ...

  • louisiana
  • civil war

Huey Pierce Long

To honor the memory of Huey Pierce Long1893-1935Lawyer, Administrator, StatesmanWho served as Railroad CommissionerGovernor of LouisianaandUnited States SenatorThis plaque was placed hereNear the ...

To honor the memory of Huey Pierce Long1893-1935Lawyer, Administrator, StatesmanWho served as Railroad CommissionerGovernor of LouisianaandUnited States SenatorThis plaque was placed hereNear the ...

  • louisiana
  • politics

Pollock School

The first school in Pollock was established in 1893-1894. The Rev. Frank Brian, a minister and state senator was hired by the students' parents to serve as the first instructor. Located near the ...

The first school in Pollock was established in 1893-1894. The Rev. Frank Brian, a minister and state senator was hired by the students' parents to serve as the first instructor. Located near ...

  • louisiana
  • education

Village of Dry Prong

Located in a land of natural beauty, the former Cottonburg became Dry Prong in 1906 when the Dry Prong post office was moved to this location in order to be near the L&A Railroad. Dry Prong was named ...

Located in a land of natural beauty, the former Cottonburg became Dry Prong in 1906 when the Dry Prong post office was moved to this location in order to be near the L&A Railroad. Dry Prong was named ...

  • louisiana
  • community

Inman Cemetery

Inman Cemetery was created in 1914 when Laura Inman Hughes died shortly after giving birth and was buried at this site. Laura was the granddaughter of W.H. and Martha Stark, who had been granted land ...

Inman Cemetery was created in 1914 when Laura Inman Hughes died shortly after giving birth and was buried at this site. Laura was the granddaughter of W.H. and Martha Stark, who had been granted land ...

  • texas
  • cemetery

Bon Weir

W. H. Stark settled here in 1836 and established a ferry and warehouse business on the Sabine River known as Stark's Landing. It served as a wharf for steamboats and a point from which large ...

W. H. Stark settled here in 1836 and established a ferry and warehouse business on the Sabine River known as Stark's Landing. It served as a wharf for steamboats and a point from which large ...

  • texas
  • community

Newton County C.S.A.

Supply and military center in the Civil War. Target area for Federals trying to move up the Sabine or across Louisiana and take Texas. Confederates built breastworks and maintained arsenal at ...

Supply and military center in the Civil War. Target area for Federals trying to move up the Sabine or across Louisiana and take Texas. Confederates built breastworks and maintained arsenal at ...

  • texas
  • civil war

Zona Arqueologica de Monte Alban