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A Seaside Resort at Point Lookout

Maryland, St. Mary's County, ScotlandThe grassy area in front of you was once the site of a major resort. The geared wheels peeking out of the grass are all that remain. They were part of a power plant...

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A Place of History

Maryland, St. Mary's County, ScotlandPoint Lookout is a witness to much of our nation’s history. As you survey the vast expanse of Chesapeake Bay and the Potomac River, remember those who have come...

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Le «pont Neuf»

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiPrévu dès le XVIIIe siècle, dans le prolongment des lices, ce pont ne sera réalise qu’un siècle plus tard sous le second Empire pour permettre à la route royale de...

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Les Moulins albigeois

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiUne dizaine de moulins s’égrenaient autrefois sur les deux rives du Tarn. Quatre subsistèrant après la Révolution: les moulins de Gardes, de Lamothe, du Chapitre et le...

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Le pont Vieux

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiCostruit vers 1040, «pour le profit commun de la ville et l’utilitéé de l’Albigerois» , ce pont permit de développer le quartier de la rive droite, appelé faubourg de...

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Le palais de la Berbie

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiLa construction Le nom du palais vient du mot occitan «bisbia» , devenue «verbie» puis «berbie» et qui signiffie évêché. L’édification du palais se déroule en de...

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Layton, New Jersey

New Jersey, Sussex County, LaytonLayton, once known as Laytons, was originally named Centreville. This village was settled by John Layton in the early 1800's. The first business here was owned by...

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Chesapeake & Ohio 1308

West Virginia, Cabell County, HuntingtonThe 1308,built in 1949, was one of the last working steam locomotives built by Baldwin Locomotive Works for a Class 1 railroad in the USA. It primarily hauled...

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Old York Road

New Jersey, Hunterdon County, near RingoesEarly Lenape Indian trail; became a "Kings Highway" in 1764. Was main stage route between Philadelphia and New York. (Roads & Vehicles) Includes location,...

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Hôtel de Fenasse

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiLa maison romane ou Hôtel de Fenasse (XIIe siècle) Ce bel hôtel de la seconde moitié du XIIe siècle fait partie des quelques édifices civils romans de la région...

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Les berges du Tarn

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiLa rive gauche du Tarn correspond à un quartier peuplé dès le Haut Moyen Âge: le secteur des «Combes» . Ce nom évoque une topographie en forme de gouttière descendant...

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Les jardins de la Berbie

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiEntre 1687 et 1703, Hyacinthe Serrori, premier archévêque d’Albi, aménage un lieu d’a rement dans l’ancienne basse cour de Berbie et transforme la muraille en...

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Rogers Works

New Jersey, Passaic County, PatersonThomas Rogers, one of the most celebrated builders of railroad locomotives, built a plant on this site in 1832 (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes location,...

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Le palais de la Berbie

France, Midi-Pyrénées, Tarn, AlbiLe nom du palais vient de l’occitan bisbia signifiant “évêche”, référence à sa fonction de résidence episcopale. Le bâtiment fut engé entre le XIIIe et le XIVe siècle...

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Derrick Van Veghten House

New Jersey, Somerset County, BridgewaterThe house stands on its original site over looking the Raritan River. The land was once part of an 834 acre plantation that Derrick’s father, Michael, purchased...

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Washington Rock

New Jersey, Somerset County, Green BrookIn May, 1777, General George Washington moved his army from Morristown to the Watchung Mountains above Bound Brook. The British Army, under the command of Sir...

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Flags Flown Over Oklahoma

Oklahoma, Oklahoma County, Oklahoma City First FlagRoyal Standard of Spain Coronado's Expedition 1541 Second FlagGreat Union of Great Britain Carolina Land Grant Included Oklahoma 1663 Third FlagRoyal...

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The Southwest Boulevard Fire

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City Firefighter Virgil Sams Captain George Bartels Firefighter Delbert Stone Firefighter Neal Owen Captain Peter Sirna Civilian Francis J. Toomes To each who come...

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Site of German Prisoner of War Camp Known as Camp Tonkawa

Oklahoma, Kay County, TonkawaFront Legend [and POW Camp diagram] See other side for storyBack Between October and December 1942 more than 900 construction workers labored 24 hours a day to build Camp...

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Martha's Hideaway

Florida, American BeachAmerican Beach, founded in 1935, was a renowned beach for Blacks during the segregation era when African Americans could not go to public beaches. In the early development of...

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