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Jamestown World War Monument

    Larkspur Firehouse

      Peter Corlett OAM

      Peter Corlett OAM John Monash 2015 bronze, cast concrete Unveiled by The Hon. Dr Alex Chernov AC QC Governor of Victoria 22 April 2015 A Monash University Public Art Commission initiated and...

      Peter Corlett OAM John Monash 2015 bronze, cast concrete Unveiled by The Hon. Dr Alex Chernov AC QC Governor of Victoria 22 April 2015 A Monash University Public Art Commission initiated...

        Jamestown WWI Memorial

          Site of the Ballard Tavern

          STAGE STOP 1823 SITE OF THE BALLARD TAVERN, OPENED IN 1818. IT BECAME THE STOP FOR THE JAMESTOWN-MAYVILLE STAGECOACH LINE OPERATED BY CAPT. GILBERT BALLARD BEGINNING IN 1823. PLACED BY JAMESTOWN...

          STAGE STOP 1823 SITE OF THE BALLARD TAVERN, OPENED IN 1818. IT BECAME THE STOP FOR THE JAMESTOWN- MAYVILLE STAGECOACH LINE OPERATED BY CAPT. GILBERT BALLARD BEGINNING IN 1823. PLACED BY...

            ON THE WAR TRAIL

              RUMBALARA PROPERTY TRUST

              RUMBALARA THIS PLAQUE PERPETUATES THE MEMORY OF DAVID CONNOR WHOSE ENTERPRISE AND PIONEERING SPIRIT INSPIRED CONSTRUCTION OF THIS BUILDING IN 1887. ORIGINALLY KNOWN AS CONNOR BUILDINGS, AND LATER...

              RUMBALARA THIS PLAQUE PERPETUATES THE MEMORY OF DAVID CONNOR WHOSE ENTERPRISE AND PIONEERING SPIRIT INSPIRED CONSTRUCTION OF THIS BUILDING IN 1887. ORIGINALLY KNOWN AS CONNOR BUILDINGS, AND LATER...

                Elizabeth Gurley Flynn

                ELIZABETH GURLEY FLYNN "The Rebel Girl” Born in Concord in 1890, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was a nationally known labor leader. civil libertarian and feminist organizer. She joined the Industrial...

                ELIZABETH GURLEY FLYNN "The Rebel Girl” Born in Concord in 1890, Elizabeth Gurley Flynn was a nationally known labor leader. civil libertarian and feminist organizer. She joined the...

                • concord
                • new hampshire
                • aclu

                Otto Mears

                IN HONOR OF OTTO MEARS PATHFINDER OF THE SAN JUAN PIONEER ROAD BUILDER BUILT THIS ROAD IN 1881 ERECTED BY A GRATEFUL PEOPLE 1926

                IN HONOR OF OTTO MEARS PATHFINDER OF THE SAN JUAN PIONEER ROAD BUILDER BUILT THIS ROAD IN 1881 ERECTED BY A GRATEFUL PEOPLE 1926

                  Wellington Cable Car

                    Site of the San Remo Cafe

                      203 Prince Street

                      • aaron burr

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                      Located near plaque for Ampersand Goober McDanielSubmitted by @lampbane

                      Located near plaque for Ampersand Goober McDanielSubmitted by @lampbane

                      • new york
                      • brooklyn
                      • prospect park
                      • bench
                      • dog

                      Lawrence P. Cassella

                      LAWRENCE P. CASSELLA A TRUE HERKIMER DIAMOND 1976-2015 was born a goat, then swam to New York and became a man: a man-dancer, now yelling obscenities at fellow spirits and jaunting about the...

                      LAWRENCE P. CASSELLA A TRUE HERKIMER DIAMOND 1976-2015 was born a goat, then swam to New York and became a man: a man-dancer, now yelling obscenities at fellow spirits and jaunting about the...

                      • new york
                      • brooklyn
                      • prospect park
                      • bench
                      • lawrence cassella
                      • 1976
                      • 2015

                      Ampersand Goober McDaniel

                      Ampersand Goober McDaniel 2014ish-August 21, 2021 Amp was the best dog. He could handle anything, except for being alone. Now he's with us always. Submitted by @lampbane

                      Ampersand Goober McDaniel 2014ish-August 21, 2021 Amp was the best dog. He could handle anything, except for being alone. Now he's with us always. Submitted by @lampbane

                      • new york
                      • brooklyn
                      • prospect park
                      • bench
                      • dog
                      • 2014
                      • 2021

                      Scott Slaughter

                      SCOTT SLAUGHTER WAS KILLED HERE NOVEMBER 15, 2007 HE WAS 31 YEARS OLD. MAY HE REST IN PEACE. IN HONORING HIM AND YOURSELF, PLEASE DO NOT CROSS HERE. LEGAL CROSSINGS ARE FOUND ONE BLOCK NORTH OR...

                      SCOTT SLAUGHTER WAS KILLED HERE NOVEMBER 15, 2007 HE WAS 31 YEARS OLD. MAY HE REST IN PEACE. IN HONORING HIM AND YOURSELF, PLEASE DO NOT CROSS HERE. LEGAL CROSSINGS ARE FOUND ONE BLOCK NORTH...

                        Xu Bing Writings at Helin Temple, 2015

                        XU BING WRITINGS AT HELIN TEMPLE, 2015 BENCHES MADE WITH SALVAGED DEER ISLE GRANITE TEXT FROM A POEM BY LI SHE (C 806, CE) CARVED IN SQUARE WORD CALLIGRAPHY   Commissioned by the City of New York...

                        XU BING WRITINGS AT HELIN TEMPLE, 2015 BENCHES MADE WITH SALVAGED DEER ISLE GRANITE TEXT FROM A POEM BY LI SHE (C 806, CE) CARVED IN SQUARE WORD CALLIGRAPHY   Commissioned by the City of New...

                        • new york
                        • manhattan
                        • chinatown
                        • lower east side
                        • xu bing
                        • helin temple
                        • li she
                        • 806
                        • 2015

                        Creative Station

                        Displacing Details, 1991 Noel Copeland, artist in collaboration with students A project of Henry Street Settlement   Creative Stations is a program for temporary art installations, sponsored by...

                        Displacing Details, 1991 Noel Copeland, artist in collaboration with students A project of Henry Street Settlement   Creative Stations is a program for temporary art installations, sponsored...

                        • new york
                        • manhattan
                        • chinatown
                        • lower east side
                        • noel copeland
                        • 1991

                        The Van Ameringen Center for Education and Research

                        THE VAN AMERINGEN CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNTAIN HOUSE, INC. 1985Submitted by @lampbane

                        THE VAN AMERINGEN CENTER FOR EDUCATION AND RESEARCH FOUNTAIN HOUSE, INC. 1985Submitted by @lampbane

                        • new york
                        • manhattan
                        • midtown
                        • hell's kitchen
                        • fountain house
                        • 1985

                        Four Directions from Hunters Point

                        Four Directions from Hunters Point Up and Out   Julianne Swartz, 2019   Lenses, stainless steel, glass, mirror   Fabricated by Brad Dilger, Triform LLC   Commissioned by the City of New York  ...

                        Four Directions from Hunters Point Up and Out   Julianne Swartz, 2019   Lenses, stainless steel, glass, mirror   Fabricated by Brad Dilger, Triform LLC   Commissioned by the City of New York...

                        • new york
                        • queens
                        • hunters point
                        • library
                        • art
                        • julianne swartz
                        • brad dilger
                        • 2019

                        Welfare Island Bridge

                        AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION   ANNUAL AWARD OF MERIT MOST BEAUTIFUL STEEL BRIDGE CLASS IV 1955   CITY OF NEW YORK ROBERT E. WAGNER   ABE STARK PRESIDENT OF CITY COUNCIL HULAN E....

                        AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF STEEL CONSTRUCTION   ANNUAL AWARD OF MERIT MOST BEAUTIFUL STEEL BRIDGE CLASS IV 1955   CITY OF NEW YORK ROBERT E. WAGNER   ABE STARK PRESIDENT OF CITY COUNCIL HULAN...

                        • new york
                        • queens
                        • manhattan
                        • roosevelt island
                        • welfare island
                        • bridge
                        • abe stark
                        • robert wagner
                        • 1955

                        Jesse 1969 - 1988

                        COME REST AND PRAY WITH ME   JESSE 1969-1988   LOVE MOM, DAD, YOUR SISTER   AND NEPHEWS FOREVER IN OUR HEARTSSubmitted by @lampbane

                        COME REST AND PRAY WITH ME   JESSE 1969-1988   LOVE MOM, DAD, YOUR SISTER   AND NEPHEWS FOREVER IN OUR HEARTSSubmitted by @lampbane

                        • new york
                        • brooklyn
                        • green-wood cemetery
                        • bench
                        • 1969
                        • 1988

                        The Devil's Hoof Print

                        Legend has it that, near this spot during our Colonial period, an African American named Joost dueled the Devil in a fiddling contest. When Joost triumphed, the Devil, in defeat, stomped his foot...

                        Legend has it that, near this spot during our Colonial period, an African American named Joost dueled the Devil in a fiddling contest. When Joost triumphed, the Devil, in defeat, stomped his...

                        • new york
                        • brooklyn
                        • green-wood cemetery
                        • legend
                        • colonial
                        • american revolution
                        • sunset park
                        • 2014

                        The Delaware Regiment

                        THE DELAWARE REGIMENT BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND AUGUST 27, 1776   Responding to the call of the Continental Congress, the Delaware Regiment was organized in January of 1776. In early August of that...

                        THE DELAWARE REGIMENT BATTLE OF LONG ISLAND AUGUST 27, 1776   Responding to the call of the Continental Congress, the Delaware Regiment was organized in January of 1776. In early August of that...

                        • new york
                        • brooklyn
                        • green-wood cemetery
                        • delaware
                        • battle of lo...
                        • american revolution
                        • 1776
                        • 2001

                        36th Street Station

                        MTA New York City Transit   36th Street Station   OPENED 1915   REHABILITATED 1997 GEORGE E PATAKI GOVERNOR, STATE OF NEW YORK RUDOLPH W GIULIANI MAYOR, CITY OF NEW YORK E. VIRGIL CONWAY CHAIRMAN,...

                        MTA New York City Transit   36th Street Station   OPENED 1915   REHABILITATED 1997 GEORGE E PATAKI GOVERNOR, STATE OF NEW YORK RUDOLPH W GIULIANI MAYOR, CITY OF NEW YORK E. VIRGIL CONWAY...

                        • new york
                        • brooklyn
                        • sunset park
                        • subway
                        • nyct
                        • george pataki
                        • rudy giuliani
                        • 1915
                        • 1997