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David L Ramsay

  • ramsay park

Dorchester's History

    Montclair World War II Memorial

      THe University Lofts

        The Rock, Ketchikan

          This Tree and Stone

          THIS TREE AND STONE DEDICATED TO THE  BERKELEY BOYS AND SONS  OF BERKELEY CHAPTER  A.G.S.M

          THIS TREE AND STONE DEDICATED TO THE  BERKELEY BOYS AND SONS  OF BERKELEY CHAPTER  A.G.S.M

            The Western Addition Peace Wall at Koshland Park

              The Western Addition Peace Wall

                John Hollman Grave

                Marker is on Nebraska Highway 27, just south of the town of Oskosh and the North Platte River. For reference: about 125 miles east of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and 85 miles west-northwest of North Platte, ...

                Marker is on Nebraska Highway 27, just south of the town of Oskosh and the North Platte River. For reference: about 125 miles east of Cheyenne, Wyoming, and 85 miles west-northwest of North Platte, ...

                • nebraska
                • garden county
                • oskkosh
                • great plains
                • oregon trail
                • overland trail

                Methodist-Episcopal church

                The Methodist-Episcopal Church Erected c.1844 by the people of Duane and used for public meetings and as a place of worship until 1982. The domed cupola and rounded arches are in the Romanesque ...

                The Methodist-Episcopal Church Erected c.1844 by the people of Duane and used for public meetings and as a place of worship until 1982. The domed cupola and rounded arches are in the ...

                • duane ny
                • adirondacks
                • alan r reno
                • church
                • methodist-episc...
                • national regist...

                Rio Puerco Bridge (Route 66)

                Rio Puerco BridgeThis Parker through truss located on the historic Route 66 was built in 1933. It was fabricated by the Kansas City Structural Steel Company and erected by F. D. Shuffelbarger of ...

                Rio Puerco BridgeThis Parker through truss located on the historic Route 66 was built in 1933. It was fabricated by the Kansas City Structural Steel Company and erected by F. D. Shuffelbarger ...

                • bridge
                • route66

                Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory

                109 East Palace1943 Santa Fe office 1963Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory University of California All the men and women who made the first atomic bomb passed through this portal to their secret ...

                109 East Palace1943 Santa Fe office 1963Los Alamos Scientific Laboratory University of California All the men and women who made the first atomic bomb passed through this portal to their secret ...

                • santa fe
                • atomic
                • nuclear
                • los alamos

                Mississippi River Old Ferry Landing - Port Allen - Baton Rouge Site - 1820-1968

                  Horses and wagons first used the ferry, then gradually giving way to cars and trucks. Pedestrian traffic was always an important part of the ferry service. At one time all east-west traffic ...

                  Horses and wagons first used the ferry, then gradually giving way to cars and trucks. Pedestrian traffic was always an important part of the ferry service. At one time all east-west traffic ...

                • louisiana
                • mississippi riv...
                • ferry

                Houmas House

                  Houmas Indian land grant sold to Conway and Latil in 1774. Sold to Revolutionary War hero Wade Hampton 1811. Greek revival mansion built by John Smith Preston in 1840. Restored by Dr. George Crozat ...

                  Houmas Indian land grant sold to Conway and Latil in 1774. Sold to Revolutionary War hero Wade Hampton 1811. Greek revival mansion built by John Smith Preston in 1840. Restored by Dr. George Crozat ...

                • louisiana
                • plantation
                • gardens
                • antebellum
                • native american...

                Baton Rouge Lakes - City Park Lake

                  The idea to create lakes from the old Perkins Swamp originated in a Chamber of Commerce meeting in 1933, when thousands of men needed work and the relocation of the LSU campus had created momentum ...

                  The idea to create lakes from the old Perkins Swamp originated in a Chamber of Commerce meeting in 1933, when thousands of men needed work and the relocation of the LSU campus had created ...

                • louisiana
                • environment
                • waterway
                • lakes

                Edwards (NY) Mine

                EDWARDS MINE Northern Ore operated the mine from 1899 to 1926 when sold to St. Joseph Lead Co. Later sold to other owners, but still principle employer in area. Produced 1,177,374 tons high grad zinc ...

                EDWARDS MINE Northern Ore operated the mine from 1899 to 1926 when sold to St. Joseph Lead Co. Later sold to other owners, but still principle employer in area. Produced 1,177,374 tons high grad zinc ...

                • mining
                • edwards ny
                • ore
                • mine
                • alan r reno
                • st. joseph lead...
                • zinc
                • abandoned

                Duane Methodist Episcopal Church

                Duane Methodist Episcopal Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 by the United States Department of the InteriorWilliam C Pomeroy Foundation 2016Submitted by Alan ...

                Duane Methodist Episcopal Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 by the United States Department of the InteriorWilliam C Pomeroy Foundation 2016Submitted by Alan ...

                • duane ny
                • methodist episc...
                • church
                • historic
                • adirondacks
                • alan r reno

                The Star - Carville's Patient- Published Newspaper

                  The Sixty-six STAR was born in 1931, with Stanley Stein as its editor. The name was selected by Carville patient and Texas pharmacist, Stanley Levyson (AKA Stanley Stein). It was first published as ...

                  The Sixty-six STAR was born in 1931, with Stanley Stein as its editor. The name was selected by Carville patient and Texas pharmacist, Stanley Levyson (AKA Stanley Stein). It was first published as ...

                • louisiana
                • museum

                Life Saver Candy CEO

                In Honor of Edward John Noble 1882-1958 Industrialist  Financier  Philanthropist This Pep-O-Mint replica was his Life Savers Co's first flavor & originally displayed at his Port Chester plant Erected ...

                In Honor of Edward John Noble 1882-1958 Industrialist  Financier  Philanthropist This Pep-O-Mint replica was his Life Savers Co's first flavor & originally displayed at his Port Chester plant Erected ...

                • candy
                • edward john nob...
                • port chester
                • gouverneur
                • alan r reno

                Pierre Part Bay - Virgin Island Bridge

                  The community of Pierre Part in nearly surrounded by water and was inaccessible by land until the Mid-20th century, thus isolated from much of the world. Bayous lace this portion of south ...

                  The community of Pierre Part in nearly surrounded by water and was inaccessible by land until the Mid-20th century, thus isolated from much of the world. Bayous lace this portion of south ...

                • louisiana
                • environment
                • waterways
                • cajun

                Lake Palourde - Victor Guarisco Lake End Park

                  Lake Palourde covers 11,520 acres and is one of a number of large lakes that once existed within the historic Atchafalaya River Basin's 3-million-acre landscape. Lake Palourde is just east of ...

                  Lake Palourde covers 11,520 acres and is one of a number of large lakes that once existed within the historic Atchafalaya River Basin's 3-million- acre landscape. Lake Palourde is just east ...

                • louisiana
                • atchafalaya
                • environment
                • waterways

                Atchafalaya River - Mr. Charlie Oil Rig

                  Because the lower Atchafalaya River is near the Gulf, this area is a popular shipping departure point. But challenges such as combating sedimentation and the close proximity of the three bridges ...

                  Because the lower Atchafalaya River is near the Gulf, this area is a popular shipping departure point. But challenges such as combating sedimentation and the close proximity of the three bridges ...

                • louisiana
                • atchafalaya
                • waterway
                • oil rig
                • environment

                Atchafalaya River - Morgan City Great Wall

                  The first Atchafalaya levee or wall constructed in 1946 was 13 feet tall on both sides of the river. Subsequent floods resulted in its redesign and expansion to the current 21-foot-wall, built ...

                  The first Atchafalaya levee or wall constructed in 1946 was 13 feet tall on both sides of the river. Subsequent floods resulted in its redesign and expansion to the current 21-foot-wall, ...

                • louisiana
                • environment
                • waterway
                • atchafalaya

                Cypress Swamps - Wedell-Williams Aviation & Cypress Sawmill Museum

                  Like redwoods, cypress trees can live a long time and grow to fantastic sizes. Prior to largescale logging, south Louisiana and the Atchafalaya Basin were full of large stands of giant cypress. ...

                  Like redwoods, cypress trees can live a long time and grow to fantastic sizes. Prior to largescale logging, south Louisiana and the Atchafalaya Basin were full of large stands of giant cypress. ...

                • louisiana
                • cypress trees
                • waterways
                • swamps
                • environment

                Bayou Plaquemine - Bayou Road

                 Bayou Plaquemine was an important Mississippi River distributary that allowed for boat navigation throughout the Atchafalaya Basin. Travelers left the Mississippi via Bayou Plaquemine, moved west to ...

                 Bayou Plaquemine was an important Mississippi River distributary that allowed for boat navigation throughout the Atchafalaya Basin. Travelers left the Mississippi via Bayou Plaquemine, moved west to ...

                • louisiana
                • waterway
                • environment