Pocahontas Coal Miners Were Eternally Warm In Their Butt Coffins, Butt & Co. Coffins, Pocahontas, Virginia
Pocahontas Coal Miners Were Eternally Warm In Their Butt Coffin
Butt & Co. Coffins, Pocahontas, Virginia
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Observatory Geogetown University’s Astronomical Dedication to American History….the Second Oldest Astronomical Observatory in America, Washington, D.C.
Observatory Georgetown University’s Astronomical Dedication to Historic Preservation….One of the Oldest Astronomical Observatory in America
While the second, or at least one of the oldest, Astronomical Observatories in America sits at Georgetown University with peeling paint, bricked-in windows, rotting wood, and, overall, is in a general state of disrepair, we are not surprised at such priorities, [...]
Susanna Dickinson and Her House Moved In Austin…
While the removal of the house is unfortunate to the precise historical accuracy of the site, it is probable that such development of the Hilton Hotel not only identified, but saved the modest dwelling of Greek Revival stylistic influence from further desecration and/or loss to a less magnified [...]
Apparently Everything Is Bigger In Texas…Million-Dollar Shaft Memorial…Design For The San Jacinto Monument…Intelligence Claims Tallest Monument In The World…San Jacinto Battle Field…Houston Ship Channel…Harris County, Texas
Apparently Everything Is Bigger In Texas
Million-Dollar Shaft Memorial
Design For The San Jacinto Monument
Intelligence Claims Tallest Monument In The World
San Jacinto Battle Field
Houston Ship Channel
Harris County, Texas
Apparently not long after the erection of the 567.31-foot column, the San Jacinto Monument, on the Houston Ship Channel in unincorporated Harris County, Texas, a “Second Battle of San Jacinto” [...]
Located in Bladensburg, Maryland, this African American church is rather an usual little gem of architectural styles, a medley of various motifs including Queen Anne Revival, Gothic Revival, Romanesque, and a strong sense of vernacular combinations.
After the Plummer dwtling proved too small the congregation, St. Paul Baptist Church moved from the log cabin on Anderson Street in Hyattsville, [...]
Construction of the Alaska Governor’s Mansion was a Federal Ordeal, Executive Mansion, Juneau, Alaska
The Alaska Governor’s Mansion, originally called the Executive Mansion, was constructed in Juneau, Alaska between 1911 and 1913. The photographs displayed here were primarily taken in 1912; however, with planning, construction, and completion, etc., the process was roughly three years. While the building has been altered to appear more imposing, it still exists at 716 [...]
Late 19th Century Wall Street, Press Photograph. Note the great piles of 19th century architectural progress centered on the early 19th Century, Greek Revival Sub-Treasury building, appearing almost as the street premier Temple of Finance.
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African American Headstone, Holt Cemetery, New Orleans, Louisiana
This hand carved headstone represents “Jos. Burbridge, Died June 10 1932, Age 52” and “D. Coleman, Died Apr. 14, 1923.” Prior to his death in 1932, Joseph Burbridge (1876/77-1932) lived in New Orleans at 2628 Louisiana Avenue Parkway. Burbridge’s was a full house with his wife Ophelia: their [...]
What’s Really Being Memorialized Here?
Symbolic Grave – Symbolic Monument – Symbolic Cemetery Head Stone
We have no facts as to the creator of these tomb stone; however, we have a pretty good idea what was going through the tomb stone designer/carver’s mind when he broke the mold for these bad boys…
So, we ask you:
Are there others [...]