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Constructed in 1931 by James J. Carruth and his wife, the two-story stucco Coffee Pot Inn was Brookhavens's first drive-in restaurant. The building also served as the Carruth family home and as a Greyhound bus stop in 1933. In 1936, Eddie Hinnant …
The Mumford Riverwalk
is dedicated to
Thomas J. Melia, Jr.
who dedicated his life to us in war and in
peace: as a U.S. Marine and as an Officer
and Chief of our police department.
His life was an inspiration to us all.
Built by the Community Morristown resident Myra Brookfield, determined that her hometown should have its own hospital, bequeathed her house and property on DeHart Street for just that purpose in the late 1800s. A community-wide fund…
Corporal John M. Dawson, lifelong resident of Whitinsville, was killed in action while on a patrol in Jalalabad, Afghanistan on April 8, 2015. He served as a combat medic assigned to Headquarters and Headquarters Troop, 1st Squadron, 33rd Cavalr…
Benajah Cook and the families who settled in Harlem
Township, Delaware County are honored for creating
a community of productive farms. The Benajah
and Cassandra Cook family arrived when the land
was forested and settled on 500 acres of the 4,…
Distinguished by its clean lines and notched, flat breech, this 10-inch cannon was developed by U.S. Army Ordinance [sic - Ordnance] Lieutenant (later Major) Thomas J. Rodman. It was cast at Fort Pitt, Pennsylvania in 1862, carries serial number 3…
While the Quapaw Indians could be said to "own" the land which
is the Riverfront Park, their villages were actually along the
Arkansas River between the "point of rocks" and the Mississippi
River. However, the Imbeau, Bartholomew, and Coussa…
Ferries: Early ferry services were established as a ford on the
Southwest Trail at "the point of rocks" between 1812 and 1819.
Eventually, there were ferries in at least three locations serving
the city, one just above the Old State House, o…
[Armed Forces Seals]
[List of Major US Wars]
The Episcopal Diocese of Oregon established the first school in the Central Park area. Dr. William Graham, a local physician, donated four lots on the block bounded by Madison, Monroe, Seventh, and Eighth Streets. He stipulated that the building h…