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Avenida 5 de Mayo

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, Mexico.
Avenida 5 de Mayo Paralela a la avenida de los Héroes hacia el Oriente, ha estado siempre la avenida 5 de Mayo, una de las más representativas de la ciudad. La imagen fue tomada en la confluencia con la 22 de Marzo, vista . . .

(Disasters • Man-Made Features • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

7th Street East & West of Washington

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Junction City, Kansas.
130 West Seventh Street: This building was apparently built before the turn-of-the-century. It housed Gross Furniture, a firm dating to 1860. Later it was occupied by various groceries, cafes, and shops. 103 West 7th Street: . . .

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

War Memorial

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Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania.
[front] [Armed Forces Branch Emblems] And I am proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free. And I won't forget the ones who died who gave that right to me. [back] This monument presented by: Parker - Wescott . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The History of Chetumal: 1940-1950

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, Mexico.
1940 Incendio de 1943 El 20 de agosto de 1943, durante el tercer año del gobierno del general Gabriel R. Guevara, se sito un acontecimiento lamentable que marcó la historia para la ciudad, se registró un gran incendio que . . .

(Disasters • Man-Made Features • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Nike Ajax

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
In the 1950's there were seven batteries of Nike Ajax anti-aircraft missiles located around Baltimore to protect the city, Friendship Airport, and various industrial sites, as well as the Aberdeen ordnance and Edgewood . . .

(Air & Space • Industry & Commerce • Military • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

TPS-43

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
This Westinghouse product is still the most widely used transportable tactical air surveillance radar for early detection of aircraft. Sold to over 20 nations, it proved its high performance and reliability many times and . . .

(Air & Space • Military • War, Cold) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

AN/SPG-55B Radar

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
The US Navy's AN/SPG-55 is a tracking/illumination radar for the beam riding Terrier and semi-active homing RIM-67 Standard missiles. It was a major component of the MK76 Fire Control System used in fleet and area . . .

(Air & Space • War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Cold • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

SCR-270 Radar Antenna

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
The SCR-270 radar antenna was part of a mobile radar system, operating at 104MHz, that could detect and track aircraft at 125 miles. This antenna is a 1943 production version of the radar that tracked the incoming Japanese . . .

(Air & Space • Communications • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

FuG 65 Wurzburg Riese (Giant) Radar Antenna

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
Developed in War In 1939, Telefunken introduced an air defense radar called the Wurzburg A. Operating at 560 MHz, with a 3 meter (9.8 ft) parabolic antenna, this radar had a range of 28 miles and enabled the tracking of . . .

(Air & Space • Communications • Military • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

600 Block Washington Street

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Junction City, Kansas.
616 N. Washington: Cozy Theater Opening in November 1918, the Cozy Theater had the finest motion picture equipment in the Midwest. The building shows influences from the "Prairie School" of architecture originating at the . . .

(Architecture • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Deadwood

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Deadwood, South Dakota.
Deadwood has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of . . .

(Notable Places) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

XAF Radar Antenna

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
The Naval Research Laboratory developed and constructed the experimental XAF radar in 1938. It was installed on the battleship USS New York for winter maneuvers in the Caribbean in early 1939. After nearly three months of . . .

(Air & Space • Communications • Military • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Freedom Tree

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
The Freedom Tree with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind this tree is dedicated to Capt. Donald Shay, Jr. and all Prisoners of War and Missing in Action

(Military • War, Vietnam) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Donald Emerson Shay, Jr.

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Linthicum Heights, Maryland.
. . .

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

Baton Rouge National Cemetery

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Civil War Baton Rouge Control of the Mississippi River and New Orleans was vital to the Union war effort. In April 1862, Union gunboats steamed up the river. The vessels evaded the guns of Confederate-held forts located . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manship School of Mass Communication

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
Memorial Hall, the home of the Manship School, is the oldest building on the campus. For many years known as Alumni Hall and later the Journalism Building, it was built on the old Baton Rouge campus in 1904 as a memorial to . . .

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

Indian Mounds

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
The two large earthen mounds, traditionally known as the Indian Mounds, are among the oldest man-made edifices in North America. These mounds were constructed approximately 6,000 years ago by the Native Peoples and are . . .

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

Battle of Brandy Station

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Brandy Station, Virginia.
The commanding view from Fleetwood Hill rendered this “Famous Plateau” an ideal observation post during the war. Today the view looks much as it did in the 1860s. 1.STONY MOUNTAIN The headwaters of the Rapidan River flow . . .

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

Genl. Philemon Thomas

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Baton Rouge, Louisiana.
To the Memory of Genl. Philemon Thomas who was born in Orange County, VA. Feb. 9th, 1763 and died In Baton Rouge La. Nov. 18th, 1847. He was a soldier of the "76, and of "14, a member of the Convention that framed the . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • War of 1812) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Siege Mortar

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Rosemead, California.
Donated by the United Veterans of the Republic to El Monte Cemetery on July 2, 1929 during the Patriotic 4th of July Program, in tribute to the war veterans buried there, The 7-inch trench siege mortar was obtained from . . .

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