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Ödön von Horvath

"People will say that in the distant future you will be able to tell the false from the true.That the false will disappear although it is in power, that the true will happen although it is about ...

  • frankreich
  • paris
  • theater
  • theater marigny
  • österreich
  • ödön von horvat...

Highworth Remembers the Service of Rex Warneford

Submitted by @theonlymfkirke

Submitted by @theonlymfkirke

  • wwi

The People of Castle Eaton

Submitted by @theonlymfkirke

Submitted by @theonlymfkirke

  • wwii

First Forcible Resistance to British Aggression

Here on the 19 of April 1775 was made the first forcible resistance to British aggression. On the opposite bank stood the American Militia. Here stood the Invading Army and on this spot the first of ...

Here on the 19 of April 1775 was made the first forcible resistance to British aggression. On the opposite bank stood the American Militia. Here stood the Invading Army and on this spot the first of ...

    Baldwin Street, the Steepest Street in the World

    Submitted by @_marty_k

    Submitted by @_marty_k

      Berryville Wagon Train Raid

      On Aug. 13, 1864, Mosby’s rangers attacked the end of the Union supply train outside Berryville, Va. They captured valuable supplies, wagons, and animals that day, much to the dismay of the ...

      On Aug. 13, 1864, Mosby’s rangers attacked the end of the Union supply train outside Berryville, Va. They captured valuable supplies, wagons, and animals that day, much to the dismay of ...

      • 1864 campaign
      • shenandoah vall...

      The Sully Mansion

      Submitted by @mcboingboing

      Submitted by @mcboingboing

        Sir Richard's Landing

        Submitted by @averyj

        Submitted by @averyj

        • watertown
        • 1630
        • gerry's landing
        • elmwood

        DeKalb County Courthouse

        Georgia makes it a crime to move or eliminate monuments to the fight for slavery So my hometown, left with no other option, put up this sign for context. Submitted by @ASFleischman

        Georgia makes it a crime to move or eliminate monuments to the fight for slavery So my hometown, left with no other option, put up this sign for context. Submitted by @ASFleischman

          September 11, 2001 -- Emma E. Booker Elementary

          September 11, 2001This Plaque Designates the Site Where President George W. Bush Learned Of The Terrorist Attacks On Our Country

          September 11, 2001This Plaque Designates the Site Where President George W. Bush Learned Of The Terrorist Attacks On Our Country

            War of 1812 British Raid Hopkinton NY

                      British RaidIn Feb. 1814, British troopsraided this village, seizing   300 barrels of flour ofU.S. Gov. and stored in barnsof Col. Hopkins near the brookState Education Department ...

                      British RaidIn Feb. 1814, British troopsraided this village, seizing   300 barrels of flour ofU.S. Gov. and stored in barnsof Col. Hopkins near the brookState Education ...

            • war
            • raid
            • war of 1812
            • hopkinton
            • military
            • 1814
            • alan r reno

            Skevington Crossing

            • 1990
            • 1997
            • flood
            • 2001
            • suspension brid...

            Ohlone Park Mural

              Sea and Skyline

                Rear Admiral Daniel Judson Callaghan

                  Julie Weir

                    Alaska Airlines

                      Harnessing of the Atom Totem Pole

                        First Chartered College in California

                        This plaque marks the original site of the first Chartered College in California. It was Chartered as the California Wesleyan College on July 10, 1851. The following year the name was changed to ...

                        This plaque marks the original site of the first Chartered College in California. It was Chartered as the California Wesleyan College on July 10, 1851. The following year the name was changed ...

                        • santa clara
                        • california
                        • ca
                        • college
                        • university

                        Tulane Stadium

                        Tulane Stadium was the original home of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints from 1967-1974. The Saints' first regular season game was held on September 17, 1967. Most notable for John ...

                        Tulane Stadium was the original home of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints from 1967-1974. The Saints' first regular season game was held on September 17, 1967. Most notable for John ...

                        • louisiana
                        • sports
                        • new orleans

                        H. Sophie Newcomb College

                        Founded 1886 as the Coordinate Women's College of Tulane University by Josephine Louise Le Mommier Newcomb (1816-1901) in memory of her daughter Harriott Sophie Newcomb (1855-1870). Originally ...

                        Founded 1886 as the Coordinate Women's College of Tulane University by Josephine Louise Le Mommier Newcomb (1816-1901) in memory of her daughter Harriott Sophie Newcomb (1855-1870). ...

                        • louisiana
                        • education
                        • arts

                        Louisiana Memorial United Methodist Church - The Cradle of Louisiana Methodism

                        In 1805, Elisha W. Bowman was sent as a Missionary to Louisiana by Bishops Whatcoat and Asbury, reaching Appelousas territory in late 1805. He organized a Methodist Society in Opelousas early in ...

                        In 1805, Elisha W. Bowman was sent as a Missionary to Louisiana by Bishops Whatcoat and Asbury, reaching Appelousas territory in late 1805. He organized a Methodist Society in Opelousas early in ...

                        • louisiana
                        • church

                        Atchafalaya Floodway - Henderson

                        Annual flooding in the Acthafalaya Basin provides an ideal crawfish habitat. Today, most of Louisiana's crawfish production comes from farms, but the Basin still leads in the production of ...

                        Annual flooding in the Acthafalaya Basin provides an ideal crawfish habitat. Today, most of Louisiana's crawfish production comes from farms, but the Basin still leads in the production ...

                        • louisiana
                        • wildlife
                        • environment

                        Community Confluence

                        Artist Bill FrymireCompleted: June 2019Celebrating place and community, this monumental mosaic shows a topographical view of the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers set in an abstract ...

                        Artist Bill FrymireCompleted: June 2019Celebrating place and community, this monumental mosaic shows a topographical view of the confluence of the North and South Thompson Rivers set in an ...

                        • kamloops
                        • art
                        • bc
                        • community
                        • aluminium

                        Louisiana Memorial Methodist Church

                        The first Methodist Church in Louisiana began here in 1805 and is called

                        The first Methodist Church in Louisiana began here in 1805 and is called "The Cradle of Louisiana Methodism."The first conference of Louisiana Methodists convened here in 1847.

                        • louisiana
                        • church