Quantcast
Are you the publisher? Claim or contact us about this channel


Embed this content in your HTML

Search

Report adult content:

click to rate:

Account: (login)

More Channels


Showcase


Channel Catalog



Channel Description:

History happened here.

older | 1 | .... | 2245 | 2246 | (Page 2247) | 2248 | 2249 | .... | 3103 | newer

    0 0
  • 09/06/18--20:09: James Robert Cade
  • Houston, Texas.
    Born in England in 1845, James Robert Cade immigrated to the United States in mid-1869, arriving in Harrisburg, Texas, in 1873 with his new bride, Annie Mortimer, also of English descent. James Robert previously trained in . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/06/18--20:25: Hommage à Gérard Thibault
  • Québec, Quebec.
    Depuis la venue de Charles Trenet à Québec en 1949, e'est ici, où logeaite le célèbre cabaret Chez Gerard, que Gérard Thibault a accueilli un grand nombre d'artistes de la chanson française et québécoise, dont il fut un . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/06/18--21:13: Rudjer J. Bošković
  • , Austria.
    Hier wohnte 1756-60 und 1763 der kroatische Gelehrte Rudjer J. Boškovic S.J. und schuf sein Hauptwerk "Theorie der Naturphilosophie" aus einem einzigen Atomgesetz das physische Weltbild deutend. - (English translation:) . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/06/18--21:48: Caspar Braun
  • Houston, Texas.
    A native of Germany, Caspar Braun was educated in Switzerland. A physician and teacher as well as a Lutheran clergyman, he was sent to Pennsylvania as a missionary in 1847. He arrived in Houston in 1850. The following year . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
    Historic Site Dwelling of 149 Sassafras Street Francis Hopkinson Born Philadelphia 1737 - Died Philadelphia 1791 Signer of the Declaration of Independence Designer of the American Flag Patriot - Jurist - Composer A Gentleman . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    North WIldwood, New Jersey.
    The stone block below marks the original terminus of the Anglesea Railroad, as shown on a map field with the Secretary of State linked with the West Jersey Railroad at a point 2.6 miles south of Cape May Court House Station, . . .

    (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    San Diego, California.
    In November 29, 1924, the Navy’s first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley, tied up to the pier at the naval air station at North Island. A converted coal transport, she had a flight deck 500 feet in length and could carry . . .

    (Air & Space • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--11:37: Irvin Capers Lord
  • Houston, Texas.
    South Carolina native Irvin Capers Lord (1827-1914) came to Houston with his family in 1854. A machinist by trade, he was co-owner of Lord and Richardson's Eagle Iron Works. In 1858 he was elected alderman, representing the . . .

    (Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--11:40: Help Wanted!
  • Sperryville, Virginia.
    The Piney River Technical Building is one of the few remaining structures that reveal the rich history of the Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) in Shenandoah National Park. Camp NP-12, also known as Camp Red Bird, was . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--11:41: Civilian Conservation Corps
  • Sperryville, Virginia.
    Civilian Conservation Corps During the 1930’s, this area was the site of CCC Camp NP-12, Company 1393, known as the “Redbird Camp.”

    (Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--12:25: Former University Office
  • , Austria.
    Dieses Haus diente einst der Universität als Amts gebäude hohe Schule und und Studenten gaben dem Stubenviertel das Bepräge - (English translation:) This building once served the University as an administrative building, . . .

    (Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--13:15: HMS M.33
  • , United Kingdom.
    HMS M.33 Last Fighting Ship — Gallipoli 1915 The History of M.33 Belfast-built in 1915, the monitor HMS M.33 served Britain in peace and war. She is now one of the three remaining British fighting ships of the First World . . .

    (War, World I • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--13:15: The Ship Anson
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Ship Anson In 1665, Charles sent his chief engineer Sir Bernard De Gomme to Portsmouth to commence a major rebuilding programme to create a new dockyard in the Portsea area. His new development created issues with . . .

    (Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--13:15: Isambard Kingdom Brunel
  • , United Kingdom.
    In This Street Was Born On The 9th April 1806 Isambard Kingdom Brunel the Great Engineer

    (Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    , Austria.
    Hier stand bis zum Jahre 1888 das Alte Burgtheater das 1776 von Kaiser Josef II. als Nationaltheater begruendet wurde - (English translation:) Here stood until 1888 the Old Palace Theater, which was established in 1776 by . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Entertainment) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Superior, Montana.
    The Mullan Road is carved into the face of the mountains high above the Clark Fork River west of here. Lieutenant John Mullan tried to keep his wagon road as close to the river as possible. But when his work crews ran up . . .

    (Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--15:27: The Figurehead
  • , United Kingdom.
    The Figurehead HMS Warrior was one of the last battleships to carry a figurehead. The original was made in Portsmouth at a cost of E60, but was lost in 1868 when Warrior accidentally collided with HMS Royal Oak. The . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--15:27: Labour of Love
  • , United Kingdom.
    In August 1979, the hulk was towed 800 miles to Hartlepool, where the world's largest maritime project ever undertaken would begin. The intention was to restore the ship as near as possible to her condition during the first . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--15:27: Homecoming
  • , United Kingdom.
    On June 16th 1987, 58 years after leaving Portsmouth a forlorn hulk, Warrior made her triumphant return - a magnificent warship once more. As she came slowly towards the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour an armada of small . . .

    (Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 09/07/18--15:43: The Natural Pier Bridge
  • Alberton, Montana.
    This structure is an example of how engineers incorporated a natural feature into the design of a bridge. Designed by Montana Highway Department bridge engineers, the bridge is a standard riveted Warren through truss. The . . .

    (Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

older | 1 | .... | 2245 | 2246 | (Page 2247) | 2248 | 2249 | .... | 3103 | newer