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


Channel Catalog


Channel Description:

History happened here.

older | 1 | .... | 2343 | 2344 | (Page 2345) | 2346 | 2347 | .... | 2411 | newer

    0 0

    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Woodbridge United Methodist Church Methodist Episcopal Church built 1832. Present Church built 1870. Became Woodbridge United Methodist Church in 1967. Burial site of patriot Janet Pike Gage. 1832

    (Churches & Religion • Patriots & Patriotism • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:07: Alplaus
  • near Glenville, New York.
    Formerly “Aal Plaats” from Dutch meaning “place of eels.” French and Indians camped at Alplaus Creek on the eve of Schenectady Massacre 1690.

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:10: Old Spanish Trail
  • Chama, New Mexico.
    In 1829-30, Antonio Armijo traveled from Abiquiú to California to trade for mules, thus extending the Old Spanish Trail and opening it to trade between Santa Fe and Los Angeles. His route turned west, near present-day . . .

    (Exploration • Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Hempstead, Texas.
    Before the age of modern communication, the postal system was a vital link between isolated rural settlements. Early Waller County post offices were often located in a residence or general store near the local church, . . .

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

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:13: Hempstead, C.S.A.
  • Hempstead, Texas.
    Front: Major Civil War center in Texas with railroad, troop training, manufacturing, and supply activity. Training camps Groce and Hebert kept troops in readiness to move by rail to Houston and thence to the coast of Texas, . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Woodbridge, New Jersey.
    Woodbridge Township Municipal Building Woodbridge was 255 years old before it dedicated its first official Town Hall on June 14, 1924 at 1 Main Street. Political decisions in 17th-century Woodbridge were made at the Town . . .

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

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:31: Hezekiah Alexander House
  • Charlotte, North Carolina.
    Stone dwelling, built ca. 1774, by Revolutionary leader, who helped draft state constitution, 1776. Stands 40 yards S.E.

    (Architecture • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:32: Presidential Range
  • near Gorham, New Hampshire.
    Local History The explorer Verrazano was the first European to view the White Mountains from his ship along the Atlantic coast in 1524. Darby Field was the first white man to climb Mt. Washington in 1642. The Indians called . . .

    (Exploration • Native Americans • Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    near Waubay, South Dakota.
    From hunting club to Refuge What was once a hunting camp is now a refuge for waterfowl and other migratory birds. Waubay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response . . .

    (Charity & Public Work • Environment • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:37: Newtown
  • Mechanicville, New York.
    Newtown Baptist Church located on this corner in 1791. The cemetery contains graves of the first settlers.

    (Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:38: Los Angeles Star
  • Los Angeles, California.
    Southern California's first newspaper, The Los Angeles Star, was founded in this block on May 17, 1851 and for many years exerted a major influence upon this part of the state. Suspended temporarily from 1864 to 1868, it . . .

    (Communications • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    near Waubay, South Dakota.
    From hunting club to Refuge What was once a hunting camp is now a refuge for waterfowl and other migratory birds. Waubay National Wildlife Refuge (NWR) was established in 1935 by President Franklin D. Roosevelt in response . . .

    (Animals • Charity & Public Work • Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:41: Law's Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Law's Brigade. Hood's Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Colonel James L. Sheffield. September 18, 1863. 4th Alabama, - Colonel Pinckney D. Bowles. 15th Alabama, - Colonel W.C. Oates. 44th Alabama, - Colonel William F. Perry. . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:41: Site 4 ★ Hot Springs
  • near Mountain Home, Idaho.
    Saturday August 16 "...we passed a hot springs near the foot of the same range, the water of which was nearly at a boiling temperature, so that one could not hold is finger in it, and a dog careless stepping across it put . . .

    (Natural Features • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:43: Robertson's Brigade
  • Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
    Robertson's Brigade Hood's Division, - Longstreet's Corps. Brigadier General Jerome B. Robertson. September 19, 1863. 3d Arkansas, - Colonel Van H. Manning. 1st Texas, - Captain D. K. Rice. 4th Texas, - Lieutenant Colonel . . .

    (Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:53: Oregon Trail 1864
  • near Mountain Home, Idaho.


    (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--11:57: The Mueller-Wright House
  • Wrightstown, Wisconsin.
    This house was built by two early founders of Wrightstown - Hoel S. Wright and Carl G. Mueller. Wright and his wife, Orilla, founded the settlement when they moved here in 1833 from Pawlett, Vermont. Wright operated a . . .

    (Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    near Waubay, South Dakota.
    Saving ducks by saving stamps To help restore waterfowl populations that had been wiped out by hunting and drought, Congress passed the migratory Bird Hunting Stamp Act in 1934. Under the Act, hunters purchase an annual . . .

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

    0 0
  • 11/01/18--12:02: Telltale Bones
  • St. Marks, Florida.
    It’s October 16, 1539… In searching this area for a usable harbor, Hernando de Soto’s captain Juan de Anasco has found evidence of Pánfilo de Narváez’ expedition of 1528… In an overgrown clearing, we have discovered many . . .

    (Colonial Era • Exploration • Native Americans • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Lafayette, Louisiana.
    Jean Jacques Alfred Mouton Born in Opelousas La. February 18, 1829 Killed at the Battle of Mansfield La. April 8, 1864 when 35 years of age.

    (Notable Persons • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

older | 1 | .... | 2343 | 2344 | (Page 2345) | 2346 | 2347 | .... | 2411 | newer