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Forrest "Phog" Clare Allen

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceKnown as "Phog" for his foghorn umpire calls and "Doc" for his osteopathic skills ("I won more games at the training table than on the sidelines"), Allen was KU's head...

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Dr. James Naismith

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceBorn November 6, 1861 in Almonte Ontario, Canada and died November 28, 1939 in Lawrence, Kansas. Buried in Lawrence Memorial Park. Dr. Naismith invented the game of...

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Kornahrens-Guenveur House

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonC. 1884 Built by John H. Kornahrens, soda water manufacturer who used timber from an original house on the lot built circa 1772 by John Delke', a tanner....

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Jacksonburg Public Square

Michigan, Jackson County, JacksonOn March 30, 1830, a commission appointed to choose Jackson County's seat of government reported: "A territorial road, call the St. Joseph's road, was last winter...

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First Baptist Church

Michigan, Jackson County, JacksonIn 1834 thirteen Jackson pioneers established the Barry-Jackson Baptist Church in Sandstone Township. Five years later the Reverend David Hendee and seventeen members...

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First Congregational Church

Michigan, Jackson County, JacksonThis monumental Romanesque Revival church was erected in 1859 according to plans by architect Horatio N. White of Syracuse, New York. It is this congregation's third...

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First Methodist Episcopal Church

Michigan, Jackson County, JacksonThe origins of the First United Methodist Church can be traced to 1831 when preacher Elijah Pilcher arrived in “Jacksonburgh” to serve the town's growing Methodist...

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NOAA Fisheries Service

New Jersey, Monmouth County, Sandy HookEstablished in September 1961, the Sandy Hook Marine Laboratory was the first Federal scientific laboratory devoted solely to research on marine recreational fish...

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History of Taft

California, Kern County, TaftAs Taft’s first 100 years is being celebrated in 2010, let’s look back to see from where we came. Taft got its start when the railroad laid tracks to Taft and beyond....

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Westgaard Pass Toll Road

California, Inyo County, Big PineCamp Independence soldiers needed a road to Waucoba-Deep Springs. In 1873 J. S. "Scott" Broder completed this road and collected tolls until 1900. In 1913 A. L....

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Big Pine Veterans Memorial

California, Inyo County, Big PineMarker 1: The Big Pine Veterans Memorial was established by the Big Pine Civic Club in the year 2000 to honor all veterans of the Owens Valley. The 80-foot tall pole...

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The Roosevelt Tree

California, Inyo County, Big PineThis Giant Sequoia is reported to have been planted to commemorate the opening of Westgaard Pass to automobile traffic. The tree was named in honor of President...

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War Dog Memorial

California, Riverside County, RiversideThey Protect Us On The Field of Battle. They Watch Over Our Eternal Rest... We are Grateful. The War Dog Memorial is a Tribute To All Dog And Handler Teams That...

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326 West Pender Street

British Columbia, Greater Vancouver Regional District, VancouverThis building is an integral part of the Victory Square area dating back to 1929. The facade was renovated in 1948 by architect W.H....

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BC Permanent Building

British Columbia, Greater Vancouver Regional District, VancouverThis small scale but well-executed example of Beaux-Arts classicism was designed by Thomas Hooper (the architect of Shaughnessy's Hycroft...

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Pioneer Cemetery

California, Napa County, CalistogaDating back to the 1860’s, this cemetery served as a final resting place for many of the famous of Napa Valley pioneers. It wasn’t until 1885 that this cemetery site...

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Richie Block

California, Napa County, St. Helena A fine example of Victorian architecture, this building was erected in 1892 by M. G. Richie. For many years it has served the city’s business community. In 1893 the...

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The WheatFields Oven

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceThe curved brick wall to your right is the outside wall of our twenty-five ton wood-fired oven. The masonry circle continues inside the bakery. The oven itself is from...

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Lawrence City [Carnegie] Library

Kansas, Douglas County, Lawrence Constructed 1903-1904 This Carnegie Library housed the Lawrence Public Library 1904-1972 Designed by George A. Berlinghof in the Beaux Arts style Rear addition was a...

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Langston Hughes and the Carnegie Library

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceMany Lawrence residents, including perhaps Langston Hughes, spent pleasant hours reading and fostering their love of books in this Carnegie Library. As the famous writer...

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