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First Baptist Church of Alpine

Texas, Brewster County, AlpineWhen the railroad came through this area in 1882, the settlement of Osborne was established here near natural springs. The community's name changed to Murphysville in...

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J.C. Carr-Bob Slight House

Texas, Brewster County, AlpineBuilt 1884 by an early settler, J.C. Carr. Adobe brick double walls were laid at night, slowly drying to super-strength, in time-honored southwestern manner. Five adobe...

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Oak Harbor’s Early “Town”

Washington, Island County, Oak HarborOak Harbor’s early “town” was built along the waterfront, and stretched from Maylor’s store along Pioneer Way to about a block east of the junction of Flintstone...

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Stagecoach Inn

Texas, De Witt County, near HochheimBuilt of hand-quarried native stone in 1856 by V. Hoch, a settler. Served as an inn on the Austin-Indianola Stage Road. While drivers changed four-horse teams, the...

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Brewster County Courthouse

Texas, Brewster County, AlpineCourt House Building erected in 1887 when Brewster County was created. Served Buchel and Foley Counties until these areas where added to Brewster County. Courthouse Square...

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This Enduring Monument

Texas, Brewster County, AlpineThis enduring monument of marble with attached bronze plaque is a symbol of honor and a tribute of praise for the valiant service rendered by the men and women from...

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Beeksma’s Corner

Washington, Island County, Oak HarborFamily Origins This park is named after the family of Egbert and Betty Beeksma in recognition of the business they started on the site of park and their...

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State National Bank of Corsicana

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaOrganized in 1917 by B. B. Munsey, G. C. Dunn, P. D. Williams, and E. L. Dupuy, the State National Bank originally was located just off the southwest corner of Collin...

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The Skagit, a stately society

Washington, Island County, near Oak HarborThe Skaget Indians maintained several villages on Penn Cove. The paramount Skagit chief lived at Snakelum Point, southeast across the cove. The village at...

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Original Home of Seattle’s Best Coffee

Washington, Island County, Coupeville“I bought a small old fashion coffee roaster and I plan to roast my own coffee. Front Street will never smell the same!” – Jim Stewart 1969 Jim and Dave Stewart,...

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Banman Wheat Threshing Stone

Kansas, Marion County, near Goessel This wheat threshing stone is the symbol of pioneer life and was used by the Elder Heinrich Banman. (Agriculture • Man-Made Features • Peace • Settlements &...

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The Greeley Institute

South Carolina, Anderson County, AndersonThe Horace Greeley Institute Trust was established in 1870 in the name of abolitionist Horace Greeley. Because the trust was to be used for the advancement of...

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Central Christian Church

Texas, Hill County, HillsboroThe earliest worship service for local Disciples was conducted on September 11, 1881. Six years later the fellowship was formally chartered with 35 members. Meetings were...

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Eglise Saint-Jean-l’Evangéliste

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParisConstruite entre 1894 et 1904, à la demande du curé de Saint-Pierre de Montmartre, dont la paroisse se révèle trop étendue, cette première église moderne de Paris est...

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Le cimetiere Montmartre

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParisAu dix huitième siècle, ce terrain sert d’accès aux nombreuses carrières de plâtre de la colline. Transformé en fosse commune pour les victimes des émeutes sous la...

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Le Moulin-Rouge

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParisSur l’emplacement du bal de la Reine Blanche, Oler et Zidler ouvrent le Moulin-Rouge le 5 octobre 1889. Dans le jardin se promènent des singes en liberté, un énorme...

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Le Bateau-Lavoir

France, Île-de-France, Paris, Paris“Nous retournerons tous au Bateau-Lavoir, nous n’aurons vraiment été heureux que là...” Jusqu’à sa mort, Picasso (1881-1973) garde la nostalgie du Montmartre rural de...

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College Park Airport: “Oldest Continually Operated in the World”

Maryland, Prince George's County, College ParkThe following notable events occurred on this airfield: • 1907 – Early aeronautical experiments by Rex Smith and others • 1908 – Oct. 8, Wilbur Wright...

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Middletown Springs War Memorial

Vermont, Rutland County, Middletown SpringsPlaque on Front of Monument:Middletown's Roll of Honor 1861 - 18651st VT Reg't.– Whitmore, Sylvanus L. 2nd VT Reg't.– Bateman, John S.•Cole, Obadiah•Perham,...

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Christiansted Wharf

U.S Virgin Islands, St Croix, ChristianstedAlong the wharf you would have heard the creaking of rigging and pulleys as ships unloaded foodstuffs, plantation supplies, and building materials. The scent...

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