The colosseumClick image to pop bigger version
Mont St MichelClick image to pop bigger version
USS Arizona Memorial
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.
Mission San JoseSan Antonio TXlightbox
TOP SECRETNautilus Ninety NorthTOP SECRETUSS Nautilus, the world's first nuclear submarine, ushered in a whole new era of warfare, maritime, and scientific achievements.
Spruce Tree House, Mesa Verde(Pops to my site where you can view larger)
221B Baker Street LondonClick image to pop bigger version
DSC_0022 alamo canyon ranch house 850 by guine, on FlickrView out the Alamo Canyon Ranch House in Organ Pipe Cactus National Monument
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.
Galileo's LanternPisa, Italy 2011The swinging of this lantern supposedly inspired Galileo's work with pendulums
Flavian Ampitheater (Coliseum)Rome, Italy 2011
Confederate artillery overlooking Cemetery Ridge, Gettysburg National Battlefield Park.
El Caracol ("The Snail")Proto-observatory at Chichen Itza(Pops to my site where you can view larger)
Custer's Last StandTaken September, 2009, near Garryowen, Montana
The balcony of the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King, Jr. was assassinated.
Sun Studio, Memphis, is where Elvis made his first recording.
Twin Towers site, 31-Dec-2003(Pops to my site where you can view larger)
DSC_0004 tohono o'odham church bw 850 by guine, on FlickrMission in the Tohono O'odham Nation, Arizona
Click for Flickr"Civil War Vogue...Vogue...Vogue"
Remember the Alamo
Click for Flickr"History REALLY Happened Here"
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
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.
It's a 1-1/2 hour uphill hike to reach this marker.
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.
A Cottage on the moor in Scotland where the Battle of Culloden took placeApril 16, 1746
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.
Preparing to fire the noon gun at the Halifax Citadel
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
First Presbyterian Church of Seneca FallsIn 1923 Alice Paul proposed the first Equal Rights Amendment here
Ruins of WW II fortGooseberry IslandWestport Ma
DSC_0173 old albuqurque church 850 by guine, on FlickrSan Felipe de Neri Church, Albuquerque
Battery Murphy (Endicott Period), Fort Columbia, Washington
"Old Stone Bridge" on Bull Run
IMG_8722_edited-1 by MusicInPictures.net, on FlickrFort PhoenixFairhaven Ma.
Blackfriar's Monastery Gin DistilleryThe pilgrims slept here before leaving England for 'Murica. Now the monks are gone and the current residents make booze.
The house Millard Fillmore built in 1825.
Click for Flickr"Airborne Glider Corp"
Boundary Marker #1Sunland Park, New Mexico and Juarez, Chihuahua
The Field of Empty ChairsA tribute to the 168 Americans who were killed April 19, 1995 in the Oklahoma City bombing.
Bathroom in Jimmy Carter's boyhood home.Unknown if future policies had their beginnings here.
IMG_8020_edited-1 by MusicInPictures.net, on FlickrSchooner Ernestina
The Old Town Clock in Halifax, NS
Bunker where women and children were massacred by United States forces during the Korean War. This is in Sinchon North Korea.
3:52 AM, April 30th, 1900Casey Jones took his farewell trip to the promised land
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.
The Gibraltar of the SouthRemnants of Fort Fisher, Cape Fear, North CarolinaSeptember, 2008
Grant's Last Line...versus DeerShiloh National Military Park, TennesseeTaken September, 2007
Dickinson County Courthouse1896
The Don Jail, TorontoSite of Canada's last execution, December 11, 1962.source
40 and 8 Railroad Car from the Merci TrainCheyenne, Wyoming
Historic Fort WayneAbout a mile from Downtown Detroit MichiganNot related to Fort Wayne, Indiana
Annoying schoolkids playing around on the rocks of the Devil's Den, Gettysburg National Battlefield Park.
Michigan State Police, Iron Mountain, MichiganMid 1930s
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