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The Tucson Tragedy

Arizona, Pima County, near TucsonHonoring the victims of the event of January 8, 2011 The Tucson Tragedy - - - we shall never forget (Politics) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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Main Gate

Arizona, Pima County, TucsonThe main gate of the presidio was located near what is now Alameda Street, just north of this spot. The gate was built from mesquite timbers and had a platform above, where...

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Southwest Corner of the Presidio

Arizona, Pima County, TucsonExcavations beneath this lawn in 1998 located the west adobe wall of the Tucson Presidio and a portion of the presidio blacksmith shop. The tower at the southwest corner...

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Flight Test Crews

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base To those who gave their lives in flight test activities, this memorial is dedicated by those who survive. Flight Test Division, Wright Field...

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Siqueiros-Jácome House

Arizona, Pima County, TucsonThe Siqueiros-Jácome family built this adobe brick structure between the mid-1860's and the late 1870's. It is an example of a Sonoran row house. Built close to the street...

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La Catedral de San Agustin

Arizona, Pima County, TucsonOn this site stood the Catedral de San Agustin, the first church near the Tucson Presidio, Arizona Territory. The adobe and stone structure was built under the direction of...

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Casa de Carrillo

California, San Diego County, San DiegoPresidio Comandante Francisco Maria Ruiz built this house next to his 1808 pear garden late in 1821 for his close relative and fellow soldier, Joaquin Carrillo,...

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Warner Ranch House

California, San Diego County, near Warner SpringsIn 1844, Gov. Manuel Micheltorena granted 44,322 acres to Juan Jose Warner who built this house. Gen. Kearny passed here in 1846; Mormon Battalion in...

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Julian Town Hall

California, San Diego County, JulianThe 1st and 2nd halls, 1871-1876, were businesses available for civic uses. The 3rd, 1876, Centennial Hall, honored the 100th Anniversary of the USA, became too...

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Julian

California, San Diego County, JulianFollowing the discovery of gold nearby during the winter of 1869-70, this valley became the commercial and social center of a thriving mining district....

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Minnesota's First Commercial Sawmill

Minnesota, Washington County, Marine on St. CroixSawmilling began here on August 24, 1839, when the Marine Lumber Company cut its first pine log. In the autumn of 1838 two lumbermen from Marine,...

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493rd Bomb Group (H)

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base The 493rd Bomb Group (H) Honors Those who served and those who diedDebach England 1944 – 1945 (Air & Space • Patriots & Patriotism •...

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49th Fighter Group/Wing

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base Activated 16 Jan 41 • Dedicated to all members who served with Distinction-Honor-Valor-Devotion • Recognition for outstanding achievements...

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Safety Follows Wisdom

Texas, Harris County, HoustonPortland Cement Association Safety Trophy Award Trinity Portland Cement Company Houston Texas Plant for a Perfect Safety Record in 1929 Reawarded for a Perfect Safety...

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Birthplace of James Marion Sims, M.D.

South Carolina, Lancaster County, Heath SpringsJames Marion Sims, World Famed Physician, Father of modern gynaecol'ogyA blessing and a benefactor to women was born in the farm house ofhis parents near...

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"Oven" Vaults

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansTo the left, along the aisle, is a row of burial crypts which also served as the wall of the cemetery on Basin Street, Because if their arched shape the were...

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Groveland Hotel

California, Tuolumne County, GrovelandBuilt in 1849 for Joshua D. Crippen and Co., it served as an adobe trading post and dwelling house until 1865. George Reid bought the property in 1851. Sold to...

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First Marriage in California

California, Monterey County, JolonFirst Marriage in California took place at this Mission between Juan Maria Ruiz of El Fuerte, Sonora, Mexico, 25 years of age, and Margarita de Cortona, 22, a Salinan...

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Stoneboro

South Carolina, Lancaster County, StoneboroOriginally called Russell Place for the Irish immigrant William Russell who settled near here on a branch of Beaver Creek in 1768. General William Tecumseh...

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Bernard de Marigny

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansBernard de Marigny de Mandeville (1785-1868) a wealthy land-owner, served in the U.S. Army, participated in framing the first and second constitutions of...

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