Baltimore City Fire Department

Baltimore, MD

Birthplace of Commercial Ice Cream Production

Seven Valleys, PA

Perry's Shipyards

Erie, PA

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Bullard Company #2

Scranton, PA

This oil-burning steam engine was designed to be operated by a single engineer-fireman and was among the smallest standard-gauge locomotives ever built. Locomotive #2 operated up and down the railroad sidings and loading tracks outside t… more »

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Is All Barbed Wire the Same?

Beatrice, NE

Barbed wire proved invaluable for marking boundaries on the open prairie. Soon after its invention in 1874 there were over 570 different patents and thousands of variations. You can examine dozens of them on the fence nearby. Why so many… more »

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St. John's Cemetery

Georgetown, TX

This burial ground is located on the site where the first Swedish Methodist church in the Brushy Creek area was located. In the early 1870s, Swedish immigrants began to settle in this area and by the early 1880s, Pastor C.C. Charmquist and … more »

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Kentucky Historical Marker dedicated to architect Samuel Plato
February 17th 2019 11:45PM

Samuel Plato was an African American architect who practiced and had a highly successful career in the early 1900s. His marker now sits at ...

Kentucky Historical Marker dedicated to architect Samuel Plato
February 17th 2019 11:14PM

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A trailblazing architect was honored Sunday, decades after the construction of his initial designs. Samuel Plato was an ...

Prominent African-American architect receives historical marker for work on local churches, schools
February 17th 2019 10:49PM

Samuel Plato received a historical marker in front of the Broadway Temple AME Zion Church on 13th and Broadway near downtown Louisville.

Prominent African-American architect receives historical marker for work on local churches, schools
February 17th 2019 10:18PM

Samuel Plato received a historical marker in front of the Broadway Temple AME Zion Church on 13th and Broadway near downtown Louisville.

Prominent African-American architect receives historical marker for work on local churches, schools
February 17th 2019 10:18PM

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WHAS11) – A local architect was honored Sunday for his work on the Broadway Temple AME Zion Church, the James Lee ...