Click for Flickr"Airborne Glider Corp"
Click for Flickr"History REALLY Happened Here"
Mission San JoseSan Antonio TXlightbox
Remember the Alamo
Click for Flickr"Civil War Vogue...Vogue...Vogue"
The Don Jail, TorontoSite of Canada's last execution, December 11, 1962.source
Dickinson County Courthouse1896
Old British State HouseBoston, MAOutside this building the scene of the Boston Massacre played out. It was also the place where the Stamp Act and other British legislation was protested.
Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain, MichiganMid 1930s
The Old Town Clock in Halifax, NS
The Baker Hotel - Mineral Wells, TXOpened in 1929, just days after the stock market crash - famous guests who came for the area's famous mineral water include Glenn Miller, Clark Gable, Judy Garland and future President Lyndon B. Johnson
Preparing to fire the noon gun at the Halifax Citadel
Union Lines Facing Henry Hill, Manassas National BattlefieldManassas, VirginiaThe first official ground conflict of the US Civil War occurred on this battlefield, as well as the 2nd Battle of Manassas (Bull Run). The Henry house was inhabited by several women, one of whom was the only civilian casualty of the battle. She sustained a bullet wound while lying in her bed as the battle raged through the family's fields. After the war, the family turned it into a museum of the battle.
The house Millard Fillmore built in 1825.
A Cottage on the moor in Scotland where the Battle of Culloden took placeApril 16, 1746
DSC_0173 old albuqurque church 850 by guine, on FlickrSan Felipe de Neri Church, Albuquerque
DSC_0004 tohono o'odham church bw 850 by guine, on FlickrMission in the Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona
Bucket of Blood SaloonLocated in Virginia City, site of the Comstock Lode (the largest silver strike ever). Owned by "Big Steve" Long, a blood thirsty gunman, it got the name from the large number of people he killed inside it. Long was killed by a lynch mob near Laramie, Wyoming.
Blackfriar's Monastery Gin DistilleryThe pilgrims slept here before leaving England for 'Murica. Now the monks are gone and the current residents make booze.
DSC_0022 alamo canyon ranch house 850 by guine, on FlickrView out the Alamo Canyon Ranch House in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
TOP SECRETNautilus Ninety NorthTOP SECRETUSS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear submarine, ushered in a whole new era of warfare, maritime, and scientific achievements.
USS Arizona Memorial
It's a 1-1/2 hour uphill hike to reach this marker.
Custer's Last StandTaken September, 2009, near Garryowen, Montana
Grant's Last Line...versus DeerShiloh National Military Park, TennesseeTaken September, 2007
The Gibraltar of the SouthRemnants of Fort Fisher, Cape Fear, North CarolinaSeptember, 2008
IMG_8722_edited-1 by MusicInPictures.net, on FlickrFort PhoenixFairhaven Ma.
Ruins of WW II fortGooseberry IslandWestport Ma
"Old Stone Bridge" on Bull Run
IMG_8020_edited-1 by MusicInPictures.net, on FlickrSchooner Ernestina
The colosseumClick image to pop bigger version
Mont St MichelClick image to pop bigger version
221B Baker Street LondonClick image to pop bigger version
Bathroom in Jimmy Carter's boyhood home.Unknown if future policies had their beginnings here.
First Presbyterian Church of Seneca FallsIn 1923 Alice Paul proposed the first Equal Rights Amendment here
Flavian Ampitheater (Coliseum)Rome, Italy 2011
Galileo's LanternPisa, Italy 2011The swinging of this lantern supposedly inspired Galileo's work with pendulums
Twin Towers site, 31-Dec-2003(Pops to my site where you can view larger)
Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde(Pops to my site where you can view larger)
El Caracol ("The Snail")Proto-observatory at Chichen Itza(Pops to my site where you can view larger)
Statue of Union General William Wells, 1st Vermont Cavalry and Medal of Honor recipientfor his actions at Big Round Top during the Battle of Gettysburg, July 3, 1863.
Sun Studio, Memphis, is where Elvis made his first recording.
Confederate artillery overlooking Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg National Battlefield Park.
Annoying schoolkids playing around on the rocks of the Devil's Den, Gettysburg National Battlefield Park.
Carnton Plantation and Confederate cemetery, Franklin, TN. During the Battle of Franklin on November 30, 1864, the house was used by the Confederates as a hospital. You can still see blood stains on the floor today.
Battery Murphy (Endicott Period), Fort Columbia, Washington
The balcony of the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
3:52 AM, April 30th, 1900Casey Jones took his farewell trip to the promised land
Die MauerThe Berlin wall symbolized the cold war. Near this spot, just on the other side of the wall. a young East German named Peter Fechter bled to death in full view of hundreds of people on both sides of the wall after being shot trying to escape. Wikipedia entry
Checkpoint CharlieNATO forces and the Soviets were pretty much eye-to-eye and toe-to-toe over these converted shipping containers on Friedrichstrasse in Berlin for 40 years. I used to pass through here on a daily basis.
Bunker where women and children were massacred by United States forces during the Korean War. This is in Sinchon North Korea.
Historic Fort WayneAbout a mile from Downtown Detroit MichiganNot related to Fort Wayne, Indiana
The Field of Empty ChairsA tribute to the 168 Americans who were killed April 19, 1995 in the Oklahoma City bombing.
Boundary Marker #1Sunland Park, New Mexico and Juarez, Chihuahua
40 and 8 Railroad Car from the Merci TrainCheyenne, Wyoming
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