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Delfosse-Allard: A Multi-component Site

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Scott, Wisconsin.
The Site The Delfosse-Allard site represents a campsite/village occupied intermittently from about 4000 B.C. to A.D. 1700. The site was first identified in 1906 and additional investigations took place in the late 1970s. The . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Montana Building

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Lewistown, Montana.
This elaborate six-story brick structure represents a visible sign of the stability and prosperity in Lewistown in 1916 and stands as the architectural anchor of the Central Business District. The construction of this mixed . . .

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

Bank of Fergus County

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Lewistown, Montana.
Kent and Bell, designers of the Montana State Capitol, drew the plans for this Renaissance Revival/Beaux Arts- inspired building of sandstone and brick, completed in 1904. The bank was Lewistown’s first, founded in 1887 by . . .

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

Wilkes Street Tunnel

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Alexandria, Virginia.
The Wilkes Street Tunnel was part of the eastern division of the Orange & Alexandria Railroad, founded in 1848 to promote trade with western Virginia. The Orange & Alexandria inaugurated its track in Alexandria on May 7, . . .

(African Americans • Bridges & Viaducts • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • War, US Civil • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Our Lady of Good Counsel Parish War Memorial

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near Prairie du Rocher, Illinois.
In memory of those members of our Lady Of Good Counsel Parish who gave their lives that we might worship in freedom Peter Eich Feb. 6, 1892 - Oct.9,1918 France Cletus Walster Apr. 29,1909 - July 9, 1943 N. Africa Waldo . . .

(War, Korean • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

U.S. Center of Population 1970-1980

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Mascoutah, Illinois.
On May 16, 1971 Secretary of Commerce Maurice H. Stans dedicated this standard marking the center of population of the United States. The 1970 decennial census established this center at latitude 38 degrees 27 minutes 47 . . .

(Government & Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Walter Kolb

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, Germany.
Frankfurter Oberbürgermeister von 1946 bis 1956 Mit dem Neuaufbau der Kriegzerstörten Paulskirche im Jahr 1948 setzte er nach der Diktatur der Nationalsozialisten ein Zeichen für die Freiheit und nationale Einheit . . .

(Government & Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Monolith of Coatlinchán

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, Mexico.
Este monolito fue encontrado en las estribaciones del pueblo de Coatlinchán, Estado de México, cuyos habitantes lo donaron generosamente a este Museo en 1964. La monumental escultura está inconclusa y representa a la deidad . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Man-Made Features • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Philipp Jacob Spener

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, Germany.
Kirchen- und Sozialreformer Senior der Lutherischen Pfarrer Frankfurts 1666-1686, Gründer des ersten Frankfurter Armen-Waisen-und Arbeitshauses Verfasser der Pia Desideria Er wirkte an der Barfüsserkirche / Die bis zum . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

ehem. Pfarrhaus - Pfarrhof / Former Rectory - Vicarage

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, Germany.
Hans Weiss war 1423 der erste urkundlich erwähnte Pfarrer von Zeilitzheim. Seit dieser Zeit lösten sich die Adelsgeschlechter derer v. Grumbach, der Fuchs von Bimbach, derer v. Wolfsthal und der Grafen v. Schönborn als . . .

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

Red Owl Legend

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Brentwood, New York.
In 1877, Charles A. Codman met Indian spirit in form of an owl. His kind act toward the spirit is why the Hermitage of the Red Owl.

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Wreck of the Bristol - November 21, 1836

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Lynbrook, New York.
The thee-masted, 450-ton American ship Bristol left Liverpool, England on October 15, 1836 with a cargo of 250 tons of iron bars, 50 tons of coal, 2,000 bushels of wheat, and dry goods. It had 95 passengers aboard, most of . . .

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

Brünnstadt World Wars I and II Memorial

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, Germany.
1914 - 1918 Kessler Alfred 1892 - 1914 · Markert Michael 1885 - 1914 · Spiegel Valentin 1887 - 1914 · Rudolph Georg 1889 - 1914 · Vogel Adalbert 1888 - 1915 · Rudolph Valentin 1894 - 1916 · Hösch Ludwig 1895 - 1916 · Burger . . .

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

Thomas Edison

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Mount Clemens, Michigan.
While working as a railway newsboy on the Detroit-Port Huron line, Tom Edison often stopped in Mount Clemens. He made friends with station agent J.U. Mackenzie and in 1862 saved Mackenzie's young son from death by a train. . . .

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

Power Mercantile Building

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Lewistown, Montana.
Possibly one of the first architect-designed stone buildings along Main Street, the Power Mercantile Building is the most visible example of Lewistown’s stone architecture. Merchant Francis Janeaux became indebted to . . .

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

Warr-Lane Building

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Lewistown, Montana.
The banner year of 1913 saw close to $1.5 million spent in Lewistown on construction. Two thirds of that sum went toward new, elegant business blocks. The city’s rapid growth—from approximately a thousand people in 1910 to . . .

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

Dorothea Deichmann Millinery

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Belleville, Illinois.
When Dorothea Deichmann had this building constructed in 1892, it was still unusual for a woman to own property in her own name, erect buildings, and conduct her own business, but Deichmann was ahead of her time. She sold . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Palmier Cemetry

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Columbia, Illinois.
Revolutionary War War of 1812 • Civil War • WW I • WW II Laid out in the late 1700s on acreage donated by the Ogles,its elevated grounds afford a view of lands settled by the pioneers—the Piggotts, Ogles, Biggs, Wilson and . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Stadshuset / City Hall

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, Sweden.
HISTORIK Stadshuset byggdes 1911 - 1923 efter Ragnar Östbergs ritning. Stadshuset är Ragnar Östbergs mest berömda verk och består av 8 miljoner tegelstenar. Inspirerat av italienska renässanspalats byggdes huset kring två . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

McDonald and Charters Block

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Lewistown, Montana.
The beautiful blending of brick and handcut stone in this 1905 business block serves as a fine example of Lewistown’s distinctive architecture. Romanesque Revival arches, Renaissance Revival wall layering, and an Italianate . . .

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