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 | .... | 3071 | 3072 | (Page 3073) | 3074 | 3075 | .... | 3101 | newer

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--07:07: Mulberry Grove
  • Mulberry Grove, Illinois.
    In the 1820s, not far from where you stand, passengers could board a stagecoach traveling west to Alton, Ill., or east to the Illinois Capitol at Vandalia. According to local lore, if passengers at the town tavern were . . .

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

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--07:09: Greenville
  • Greenville, Illinois.
    Imagine a world without books--a frontier where print is a luxury, often out of reach. It's the world you would have known in 1815, when George Davidson settled the bluff overlooking Little Shoal Creek, just a short walk . . .

    (Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Communications • Education • Roads & Vehicles • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Elizabeth, New Jersey.
    The First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth traces its roots to a settlement of English-speaking people who arrived here less than 50 years after the Dutch arrived in Manhattan. During the American Revolution church members . . .

    (Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0

    Elizabeth, New Jersey.
    From 1664 until 1703, the First Presbyterian Church of Elizabeth was the only house of worship serving most of current-day Union, Morris, Somerset and Hunterdon Counties. The oldest stones in the cemetery are from the year . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--12:55: 304 West 10th Street
  • New York, New York.
    The Building’s History The site of the building had been part of the property of wealthy merchant Abraham Van Nest, which included a 4-story house on the corner and a 2-story house next door, sold in 1865 after his death. . . .

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

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--12:57: De Witt House
  • Bloomington, New York.
    Site of De Witt House built 1736; destroyed 1930; home of Col. Charles De Witt, member Provincial Congress, called Crocodile Inn, about 1800.

    Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--13:03: De Witt Mill
  • Bloomington, New York.
    Site of De Witt Mill Erected about 1750 by Col. Charles De Witt. Flour ground here for American army in the Revolution.

    (Industry & Commerce • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--14:00: White’s Mill
  • Bloomington, New York.
    Built 1830 by Hugh White. Supplied cement for Croton Reservoir. Whiteport named to honor Hugh White.

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

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--14:02: Petrus Van Wagenen
  • Bloomington, New York.
    One of original settlers of Wagendaal, occupied by Van Wagenen families, built this house in 1699.

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

    0 0

    near Kansas City, Missouri.
    William Rockhill Nelson, visionary force in the development of Kansas City, was born March 7, 1841, in Fort Wayne, Indiana. In September 1880 he arrived in Kansas City with business partner, Samuel Morss, and they launched . . .

    (Architecture • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Communications • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--16:32: Michel Cadotte
  • La Pointe, Wisconsin.
    A French-Canadian trader built a post on this site about 1792. From his wife Madeline daughter of the Chippewa chief White Crane the island takes its present name. The official French fort La Pointe was built in 1718 about . . .

    (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Industry & Commerce • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--16:40: Gator Bowl
  • Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
    The Tigers closed out Mike Archer's first year as head coach in grand fashion with a resounding 30-13 win over South Carolina in the Gator Bowl in Jacksonville. The LSU defense ran the South Carolina offense into confusion, . . .

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

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--16:42: La Pointe Indian Cemetery
  • La Pointe, Wisconsin.
    Established about 1836 as part of a Roman Catholic mission under the guidance of the dynamic Austrian priest, Frederick Baraga, later made a bishop. The white man's style of house was adopted as a grave cover by the . . .

    (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--16:52: Nobel Laureate
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Harold Urey got his start in research while teaching chemistry at UM during 1919-1921. Urey went on to win a Nobel Prize in 1934 for separating the isotope deuterium from hydrogen. During World War II, he directed the search . . .

    (Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--17:22: Women's Hall
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Construction of this women’s residence, dedicated in 1903, attests to Montana’s early commitment to coeducation. Architect A. J. Gibson chose the simple, elegant Second Renaissance Revival style for his third campus . . .

    (Notable Buildings • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--17:23: Women's Club Art Building
  • Missoula, Montana.
    Architects designing campus buildings between 1935 and 1939 were faced with a dilemma. Should they choose the Renaissance Revival style of most previous campus buildings or opt for the modern designs prevailing throughout . . .

    (Architecture • Notable Buildings • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--17:36: Spanish-American War
  • Paris, Texas.
    Estimated totals Killed: 392 Wounded: 1,645 The Spanish-American war was a conflict between Spain and the United States beginning in 1898. Hostilities began in the aftermath of the sinking of the USS Maine in Havana harbor . . .

    (War, Spanish-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--17:42: South Hall
  • Missoula, Montana.
    The first men’s residence on campus renamed Elrod Hall, opened in 1923 with seventy student rooms. Like its near-twin Brantly Hall, the facility was originally intended to be part of two U-shaped residential complexes. The . . .

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

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--17:43: Chemistry-Pharmacy Building
  • Missoula, Montana.
    A Public Works Administration loan and bonds funded the construction of this facility, completed in 1939. Architects R. C. Hugenin of Butte and Norman DeKay of Helena designed the distinctive building amidst criticism over . . .

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

    0 0
  • 01/05/20--18:27: American Civil War
  • Paris, Texas.
    Estimated totals Union Killed: 365,000 Wounded: 282,000 Confed. Killed: 290,000 Wounded: 137,000 The American Civil War was fought to determine the survival of the United States as it defeated the bid for independence by . . .

    (War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

older | 1 | .... | 3071 | 3072 | (Page 3073) | 3074 | 3075 | .... | 3101 | newer