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The Civilian Conservation Corps, established in 1933 by the Federal Government for nine years became one of the most constructive national service programs. CCC Companies: 1917-V, 1235, 3341, 3325, 739, 4500 occupied this camp between 1933 and 193…
Significant dates in Fayetteville history include: Incorporated town in 1836; Old Wire road from Jefferson City, Mo. to Ft. Smith cut in 1835; Washington County Fair first held on the Square in 1856; first telegraph installed around 1860; Butterfi…
This tablet is erected in grateful recognition of the generosity and public spirit of William J. Munson who gave this park to Watertown in memory of his wife.
City ofSan AngeloTexasHistoricLandmark———————Historic Orient-Santa Fe Freight DepotSan Angelo, Texas1995Remember these for their vision anddiligence to preserving our past:[Names not transcribed]
Habitat for Humanity has built houses in more than 20 countries in the Africa/Middle East region.
The continent of Africa is larger than the United States. China, India and Argentina combined, and to home to nearly 1 billion people.
This was the first fire bell used in West Mineral, Kansas in the early 1900's.
Donated by City of West Mineral
First uniformed state police force of its kind in the nation, created by an Act of the General Assembly May 2, 1905, signed by Governor Samuel Pennypacker. The force was formed in response to concern over labor and capital unrest, especially the A…
Built over a two-year period, from 1936-1937, by the Federal Works Progress Administration, the Glendale Steps survive as a monument to the work of stone craftsmen during the Great Depression. Spanning a 200-foot slope, the purpose of the Glendale…
The first fire company in Livingston County, formed in 1830. Reorganized; 1876 as Centennial Fire Dept., in 1927 as Lima Fire Dept.
In 1952, the V.F.W. opened Camp Safety Patrol. Here, with the cooperation of the Department of Public Safety, over 72,000 youths camped and learned school safety practices. The V.F.W. made improvements, built facilities and obtained equipment for …