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Atglen

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Atglen, Pennsylvania.
Parkesburg – 4 Atglen Named from its location in North Valley

(Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Atglen Borough Hall

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Atglen, Pennsylvania.
The original Borough Hall was constructed in 1898 at a cost of $14,000.00. The brick 28 by 24 building housed Atglen’s only fire engine and cast iron bell. The Borough Hall was destroyed by fire on July 11, 1994. The Bell . . .

(Man-Made Features • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Servicing a Freight Road

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Pequea, Pennsylvania.
Finding a strategic location for servicing the freight route was a challenge for the PRR as the A&S headed west over the deep valley of Pequea Creek (upper left image) toward the Susquehanna River. Facilities were created by . . .

(Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Richard Henry Pratt

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Richard Henry Pratt 10th United States Cavalry 1840-1924 Founder of the Carlisle Indian School and its Superintendent from 1879-1904. The Indian School was created through his vision, tenacity, and sense of purpose. Under . . .

(Education • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Holy Trinity Anglican Church Foundation Stone

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, Saint Lucia.
This Stone was laid to the glory of God by His Excellency Sir Charles Bruce. K.C.M.G. Governor of the Windward Islands on Nov. 25th 1894 Rev J.R. Bascom. Incumbent. S.T. Wenborn. Architect.

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Disraeli se souvient

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Disraeli, Quebec.
Première guerre mondiale [World War I] Ludger Camiré Régt de Québec • 24e Bataillon mort au combat 28 août 1918 inhumé au cimetière de Sun Quarry, Pas de Calais Fr. Cap. Léo Plante Régt de Québec • 24e Bataillon mort au . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Grandma Gatewood

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Cheshire, Ohio.
Grandma Gatewood. In 1953, at the age of 67, Emma Rowena “Grandma” Gatewood became the first woman to hike the 2,050 mile Appalachian Trail alone and in one season. The Gallia County, Ohio resident hiked the Appalachian . . .

(20th Century • Environment • Natural Features • Notable Persons • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Greenville Cypress Preserve

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Greenville, Mississippi.
This 16-acre cypress brake is an early example of a local civic group's effort to preserve Mississippi's natural resources. This unique urban forest was purchased in 1940 by the Greenville Garden Club, the oldest garden club . . .

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

Pioneer Homesite

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Bogue Chitto, Mississippi.
William Price Born ca 1770 S.C Died June 1837 Elizabeth Moak Price Born ca 1780 S.C Died July 1837 Their Children Susan 1800 1885 Martha 1802-1893 Henry M 1804-1880 William A 1805-1857 Esther 1807-1832 Lenorah 1809 Mary . . .

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

La rue Laurier à travers les âges

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Disraeli, Quebec.
[Les légendes des images, dans le sens des aiguilles d'une montre en partant du haut à gauche, lisent] Points de repère • Carré Laurier [A] Fête de la St-Jean-Baptiste 1923 1 Vous êtes ici. • [repère] 2 • 3 Gédéon Gagné . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Quarters 2

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Quarters 2 allegedly sits on the spot of British Colonel John Stanwix’s headquarters that he established in 1757. Stanwix’s camp of regular and provincial troops was the predecessor to Carlisle Barracks. During the Civil . . .

(Education • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Felder Campground

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Summit, Mississippi.
Established in 1843 by eight founders at Gatlin's Camp Ground on the Bogue Chitto River, Felder Campground is among the oldest religious camp meeting sites in the United States. Also known as Otapasso or Topisaw, the camp . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

109 Courthouse Square

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Inverness, Florida.
Reportedly, this land was purchased by W.S. Warnock, founder of the Citrus County Chronicle and George Demuro, Clerk of the Court, in 1908. The building was constructed and operated by City Savings Bank in 1910. Edward . . .

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

Inverness Masonic Temple

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Inverness, Florida.
The Masonic Temple for Citrus Lodge #118, F. and A.M., was built on Main Street and dedicated in 1910, ready for occupancy in January, 1911. A splendid three-story brick building costing $17,285, the most costly building in . . .

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

Stone Water Towers

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Gallipolis, Ohio.
These three stone water towers were erected by local craftsmen in 1892 and serviced the Ohio Hospital for Epileptics until 1950. The sandstone of the uncoursed masonry walls was quarried from the surrounding hills. The . . .

(Architecture • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Memory of the Brave Marines and Navy Corpsmen

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Itta Bena, Mississippi.
Who lost their lives in the crash of a KC-130T, "Yanky72" Side A On July 10, 2017, at 2141 Zulu (3:41 PM local), a U.S. Marine Corps KC-130T flying at 20,000 ft. suffered a catastrophic inflight breakup. The aircraft . . .

(Air & Space • Disasters) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Gap Clock Tower

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Gap, Pennsylvania.
Unique on American Highways, was erected by the people of Gap in 1892. It was restored in 1953. The clock’s face, long telling time to passing multitudes on the Newport Road, overlooks, at The Gap, William Penn’s entrance . . .

(Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Stream for Steam

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Quarryville, Pennsylvania.
Of all the resources required for operation of the A&S, none was more deceptively vital than water. From its inception under steam locomotion, the A&S was quietly sustained by the vast water resources it continually crossed. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Job on the A & S

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Quarryville, Pennsylvania.
Unlike routes that served passengers and local freight customers, the A&S required relatively few staffed facilities. Westward from Atglen, the A&S was desolate, compared to the main line's string of frequent village stops. . . .

(Communications • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Big Cut, Big Fill

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Pequea, Pennsylvania.
No other section of the eastern A&S more fully demonstrated the Pennsylvania Railroad's (PRR) commitment to re-shape the landscape for an optimum freight road than its seven miles through Providence Township. The gentle . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Persons • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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