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Kiely House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraThis significant late Queen Anne style Victorian was built in 1889 and restored in 1986. It features fish scale shingles with gable pediments, molded...

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Chinese Mission Building, 1927

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThis California Mission Revival-style building was designed by Louis Gill, nephew and protege of Irving Gill. The facade of the one-story chapel features a...

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Austen D. Warburton

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraArts, civic, cultural, historical and indigenous groups benefited from the personal service of this sixth-generation Californian. The life of this descendent...

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Headen-Inman House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraArriving in Santa Clara in 1852, Dr. B.F. Headen bought 61 acres around the present Civic Center area. His daughter, Thomasine, and her husband Louis...

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First Site of El Pueblo de San Jose de Guadalupe

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseWithin a year after the opening of the first overland route from Mexico to Alta California, Governor Filipe de Neve authorized the establishment of the first...

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The Greeninger House

California, Santa Clara County, San JosePreserved at this location through the generosity of the Thomas R. Bettencourt Endowment Fund. Born in Germany, Adolph Greeninger came to San José in 1865....

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The Villa Marine

Florida, Brevard County, Melbourne BeachThe Villa Marine Hotel was erected in 1912 by W.L. Sweet. Its construction provided a sorely needed boost for Melbourne Beach as a vacation resort, for other...

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Holy Trinity

Florida, Brevard County, MelbourneFirst organized in 1884, Holy Trinity Episcopal Church was erected in 1886 on land donated by Lucy Boardman, who also provided plans for the building. Founding members...

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Quong Building, 1913

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThe Quong Building is not only an historical structure, it has also been the site of archeological digs. The building gets its name from Mow Yuen Quong, a...

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Community Chapel of Melbourne Beach Florida

Florida, Brevard County, Melbourne BeachThis historic Chapel, the oldest Church on the Beaches, has been the center of community religious life since it was built in 1892 on land donated in 1890 by Mr....

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Chinese Consolidated Benevolent Assoc., 1911

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThe original tenants of the two-story, Oriental-theme structure were the Gee Goon Tong, famous for their help in plotting the 1912 revolution which formed the...

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Union Earthworks

Virginia, Spotsylvania County, LivingstonEarly on May 10, 1864, General Gershom Mott's division of 1,500 Union soldiers arrived on this ground and began constructing earthworks amid the harassing fire...

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The Brown House

Virginia, Spotsylvania County, LivingstonBefore dawn on May 12, 1864, 20,000 Union troops of General Winfield Hancock's Second Corps slogged into position at the Brown House, one-half mile to your...

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Samuel Cole Williams

Tennessee, Gibson County, HumboldtBorn on a farm near Old South Gibson, about 4 miles N.E., he spent his boyhood in a house on this site. He attended local public schools and a private school taught by...

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Lida

Nevada, Esmeralda County, GoldfieldKnown as a contact point for Shoshones and Northern Paiute Indians, Lida Valley was the site of early prospecting in the 1860's. Later prospectors organized a mining...

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Horsehead Crossing

Texas, Crane County, near CraneOne of the most important sites in the old west. Named for skulls pointing toward crossing. Only ford for many miles where animals could enter, drink and leave Pecos...

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Robert H. White, Ph. D.

Tennessee, Crockett County, AlamoRobert H. "Bob" White was born in Crockett County 10 miles west of this site. He served 15 years as Tennessee's first official State Historian. He had previously served...

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B. P. Waggener House

Kansas, Atchison County, Atchison This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Jamison-Brown House

California, Santa Clara County, Santa ClaraThe Jamison-Brown House is significant due to its architectural and historical associations with two well known Santa Clara families. The architecture is...

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Hitching Post Theatre

California, Kern County, TehachapiThis building was contructed after the 1952 earthquake to house a post office, a department store, an electric shop, a variety store and a drug store. The photo shows...

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