Graffiti Alley Cambridge: Kobe Bryant

Richard B. “Rico” Modica Way is a public walkway in Central Square in Cambridge, Massachusetts., connecting City Parking Lot 5 to Massachusetts Avenue. Partially covered by a colorful plastic “stained glass” canopy, Modica Way is an also an open-air, 24-hour art gallery. One side features a black and white photo collage of people and places …

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Golden Lion

In 1911 a 16th-century timbered house was moved from Deritend and re-erected in the park by the Birmingham Archaeological Society, to serve as a refreshment room and cricket pavilion. Named the Golden Lion Inn it is a Grade II listed building but is now in a very poor state of repair and fenced-off. The bandstand, the bridge over the lake (‘Red …

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Auberge Place d’Armes

In the early 1600s, the Auberge Place d’Armes was built by Guillaume Couillard, one of the first French settlers. In 1621 he married Guillemette Hébert, the daughter of Louis Hébert, the first setter in New France. In fact, several heritage buildings have been built on land that was owned by Guillaume Couillard. In 2003, Marc-Antoine …

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Gull Beach

The natural setting of Maria is one of the most popular photos in the Gaspé Peninsula which is distributed all over the world. This oversized steel frame highlights the variety of surrounding landscapes. This spectacular work was produced by Yves Gonthier, painter and sculptor, in 1995.

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Andrew Carnegie Birthplace Museum

Come along and experience life in 19th century Dunfermline and what it was like to emigrate to America with just a few possessions. Discover how Andrew Carnegie became the richest man in the world and father of modern philanthropy, supporting the founding of internationally renowned landmarks such as the Carnegie Hall in New York, the …

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Fenway Park – Boston Red Sox

Fenway Park is a baseball park located in Boston, Massachusetts near Kenmore Square. Since 1912, it has been the home for the Boston Red Sox, the city’s American League baseball team, and since 1953, its only Major League Baseball franchise. It is the oldest ballpark in MLB.Wikipedia The Boston Red Sox are an American professional …

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Roundhouse

Tucked next to the Birmingham New Main Line Canal, the Roundhouse is a horseshoe-shaped building, constructed in 1874. It was designed by architect WH Ward as stables and stores, serving as the base for the City’s lamplighters and the horses of the Public Works department. Unlike most of the neighboring Victorian architecture, this curious building …

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Elmore Court Mansion

Elmore Court is a historic English mansion that has been in the hands of the Guise Baronetage for nearly 800 years. The Guise family was granted the status of aristocrats by the British Crown and has been considered an English Baronetage ever since. Built in 1580, this mansion has been seated in Gloucestershire, England since …

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Asen’s Fortress

Asen’s Fortress, identified by some researchers as Petrich, is a medieval fortress in the Bulgarian Rhodope Mountains, 2 to 3 kilometres south of the town of Asenovgrad, on a high rocky ridge on the left bank of the Asenitsa River. Asen’s Fortress is 279 metres above sea level. Wikipedia Captured by: 3dvu.shop Library Learn More About HistoryView …

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Green’s Windmill and Science Center

Captured by: rapicam.media Green’s Mill is a restored and working 19th century tower windmill in Nottingham, UK. In the early 1800s it was owned and operated by the mathematical physicist George Green (1793-1841). Never heard of George Green? Not too many people have, even though he was one of the most remarkable scientists of his – or any other – age. …

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Brown Canyon Ranch

Captured by: Premier Media Group Brown Canyon Ranch, formerly known as the Barchas Ranch, is a historic ranch located in the foothills of the Huachuca Mountains, near Sierra Vista, Arizona. The land Brown Canyon Ranch is on was first settled around 1880 by John Thomas Brown, who owned a hotel a few miles away in …

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America’s Stonehenge

America’s Stonehenge is an archaeological site consisting of a number of large rocks and stone structures scattered around roughly 30 acres within the town of Salem, New Hampshire in the United States. It is open to the public for a fee as part of a recreational area which includes snowshoe trails and an alpaca farm. (Wikipedia) …

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John Prowers House

Captured by: Drone Bros, LLC John W. Prowers arrived in Boggsville in 1867 and built a large two-story house that served at various times as a general store, stagecoach station, county office, and school. Only the south section of the house is still standing. StageCoach – Western Style. by unleasharun on Sketchfab Library Learn More …

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Thomas Boggs House

In 1866, former trader Thomas O. Boggs founded the agricultural community of Boggsville, the first such community in Bent County and one of the earliest in the state. Unoccupied since 1975, the Boggs’ family house, shown here, has been restored as part of the Boggsville Historic Site. Captured by: Drone Bros, LLC Library Learn More …

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Midland, Texas: Visitors Center

Midland is a city in western Texas. Part of the Permian Basin area, it’s an oil industry center. At the Permian Basin Petroleum Museum, interactive exhibits detail the history of local oil exploration and include Boom Town, a replica 1930s oil town with a land office and general store. Dating from 1939, the George W. …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Bigelow House

Originally located near New and Smith Roads, this house was built between 1840 and 1857 by Henry Bigelow, one of Amherst’s early residents. The house was constructed in the “saltbox” style, named for the distinctive pitched roof that slopes from the two-story front to the single story in the back which resembled a wooden lidded …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Rubeck House

This small plank house c.1840 is a typical first small structure often built by the earliest residents of Western New York. Unlike most other homes of this type, Rubeck House was never enlarged. Originally located near Dann and Smith Roads on property owned by the Lapp family, the house was likely rented to a poor tenant farmer …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Schmitt Log House

Originally located in what was known as the “French Settlement” c. 1843 area near Ellicott Creek Road and Niagara Falls Boulevard, this log house was constructed of hand-hewn logs. Built by the Schmitt family upon arriving in Amherst, NY, from Alsace-Lorraine. It was occupied by Henry Smith, his wife, his mother-in-law, six young children and …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Elliot House

Built in 1851 at the corner of Garrison Road and Park Drive in Williamsville, this house was occupied by George W. Elliott, a “ploughmaker,” his wife, two daughters, and son until 1855, when it was sold to satisfy Elliott’s creditors. The re-created kitchen wing contains a replica 1850 cooking stove used for cooking demonstrations. Note …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Lavocat House

The original section of this farmhouse c.1840, formerly located on New Road between Millersport Highway and Tonawanda Creek Road, was built with a technique known as nogging construction. With exterior walls comprised of layers of brick between wood framing, this technique provided strength and insulation. The home is used for weaving demonstrations during events. You …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Blacksmith Shop

The blacksmith provided one of the most important services in the community. He was able to make or repair nearly everything that was made of iron. While many blacksmith shops were larger, this replica C. 1899 shop is typical of the smaller, one-man smiths found on farms. Demonstrations are performed at the BNHV by members of the …

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Salem Boys School

Constructed 1794, restored 1954 This building was built to house the school for boys in Salem, it was the first educational building built in Salem. The Salem Boys’ School, started in 1771, was for local boys to get their primary education. Gottlieb Krause, the Moravian mason, constructed the building but supposedly had assistance from an …

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Salem Tavern

Constructed 1784, restored 1965 The Salem Tavern dates to 1784 when it was rebuilt in masonry after an earlier wooden tavern burned to the ground. Parts of the basement walls are from the original 1775 Tavern building. The Tavern was an important facility for the town of Salem. Leaders decided to place the Tavern on …

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John Vogler House

Constructed 1819, restored 1955 John Vogler and his new wife Christina Spach moved into the house when it was finished. John was a silversmith and was active in Salem’s community through service on church boards and leadership in the Sunday School movement. John and Christina had three children, Lisetta, Louisa, and Elias. When you visit …

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Miramare Castle on the Sea

Miramare Castle is a 19th-century castle on the Gulf of Trieste near Trieste, northeastern Italy. It was built from 1856 to 1860 for Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian and his wife, Charlotte. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Tosolini Productions Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Randy’s Restaurant

Richard & Lucia Roadenizer and I have been the proprietors of Randy’s Restaurant for 37 years.   Their mission is to provide fast, friendly service along with a family-style dining experience.  During your visit, be sure to browse through our many aviation history displays. As an Army Airborne/Air Force retired veteran, Richard gives a real insight and respect for all branches of the …

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Riscky’s BAR-B-Q

Riscky’s BBQ has been around for over 75 years serving up the finest in mouth-watering ribs, BBQ sandwiches and chicken and so much more. The world-renowned Riscky’s barbecue is hand-rubbed with “Riscky Dust” and slow smoked for hours. According to the folks that work at Riscky’s and the customers who frequent the restaurants, Riscky’s has …

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Riscky’s Steakhouse

Riscky’s Steakhouse is nestled in the heart of the Stockyards, ranchers, cattlemen & cowboys have been eating at this historic location since the 1920s. Captured by: Metroplex360 Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Redlands Historic Inn

Built in 1914, The Redlands Hotel is listed on the National Register of Historic Places and was originally a hotel but best known for being headquarters for the International & Great Northern Railroad. Captured by: Metroplex360 Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Palazzo Mangilli Valmarana

Captured by: interiors3d This Venetian palace, completed in 1751, is full of Neoclassical wall and ceiling paintings. Other highlights of this tour are sweeping views of the Grand Canal from the front room balcony and the large bathtub installed by Napoleon when he stayed at the palace. Napoleon (Include sources) by Pirate Tony on Sketchfab …

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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park | Moore House

The Moore Cabin was restored in 1985-86 in time for its 100th birthday, and the house was restored in 1995-1997 in time for the City of Skagway’s 100th anniversary. Several interior rooms have been restored based on photographs taken by the Moores in 1904, such as the one below. The Park continues to restore the …

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Norwegian Canning Museum

Captured by: 3VR Norwegian Canning Museum Exhibits, equipment demos & films on the regional canning industry in a former factory complex. The Oiled Sardine by amazingdesign on Sketchfab Good Sardin by Skyzoom on Sketchfab Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Bytown Museum

The BYTOWN MUSEUM: A perfect place to begin your exploration of Ottawa, the Nation’s Capital. Housed in Ottawa’s oldest stone structure, the BYTOWN MUSEUM explores the city’s history from the early years of Rideau Canal construction, through the rough and tumble days of Bytown, to its emergence as Canada’s capital and beyond. Enjoy unique artifacts …

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Hell Fire Club

Captured by: resideonwellington The Hell Fire Club is the name given to this former hunting lodge found on Mount Pelier Hill in Dublin, Ireland. Officially called Mount Pelier, the hunting lodge sitting atop this 383-meter hill was built around 1725 with the stone of rock cairns that previously occupied the site. The hunting lodge was …

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Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park | Jeff. Smiths Parlor

One of Skagway’s most prominent buildings, the Jeff. Smiths Parlor Museum is forever connected to the notorious outlaw Jefferson Randolph “Soapy” Smith. Although Smith led his nefarious band of con men from its cramped rooms, he only occupied the building for three short months before his death in a gunfight. What happened to the building …

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Mark Twain House

Captured by: Capture, LLC The Mark Twain House and Museum in Hartford, Connecticut, was the home of Samuel Langhorne Clemens and his family from 1874 to 1891. It was designed by Edward Tuckerman Potter and built in the American High Gothic style. (Wikipedia) Mark Twain Family Cabin by Alexandre Tokovinine on Sketchfab Library Learn More About HistoryView …

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Museum for East Texas Culture

The Museum for East Texas Culture is a museum in Reagan Park in Palestine, Texas. The building was built in 1915 as Palestine High School. It opened in 1916 and graduated its first class in 1917. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Coherent Technologies Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Silver City | New Mexico

Silver City is a town in Grant County, New Mexico, United States. It is the county seat and the home of Western New Mexico University. As of the 2010 census the population was 10,315. In 2015 the population was estimated to be 10,004. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Jaime Ramirez 3D Tours Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum

EPIC The Irish Emigration Museum is an immersive, interactive museum located in Dublin’s Docklands about the history of the Irish diaspora and emigration to other countries. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Digisoft Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Troy Public Library

Citizens of Troy became interested in establishing a public library long before many cities of comparable size. Discussion concerning such a library actually began with a letter from an anonymous ‘Citizen of Troy’ in the November 13, 1799 Troy Northern Budget appealing for the establishment of a public library in order to “work out the …

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Belgenny Farm Creamery

In 1795 a large herd of wild cattle was found grazing on the southern side of the Nepean River, thriving without human help. They were the progeny of two bulls and four cows that had wandered off from Sydney Cove in 1788. This is why the district became known as ‘the Cowpastures’, and it was …

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Graffiti Alley Toronto

Graffiti Alley in The Fashion District runs south of Queen Street West from Spadina Avenue to Portland Street beginning at 1 rush lane, Toronto, Ontario Canada . It is one of the best known location to see Toronto Graffiti. There is about a kilometer’s worth of wall space of varying quality. A graffiti event called Style in Progress has taken over graffiti alley for a 24-hour period …

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Magna Carta | Salisbury Cathedral

Magna Carta (Latin for “Great Charter”) is one of the most celebrated documents in English history. At the time it was the solution to a political crisis in Medieval England but its importance has endured as it has become recognized as a cornerstone of liberty influencing much of the civilized world. Only four copies of …

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Allandale Mansion

Allandale is host to a rich history that intersects at key points in Kingsport history throughout the last century. But a lot can happen in that time, so we’ve broken it up into digestible points of interest for you. Explore this list of helpful links at your leisure and learn how Allandale came to be …

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Schloss Krobnitz

Schloss Krobnitz is a Schloss in Reichenbach, Saxony. Dating from the 17th century, it was the residence of the Prussian Minister of War Albrecht von Roon during the 19th century. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Sachsenhits Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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National Museum “Holodomor Victims Memorial”

The National Museum “Holodomor victims Memorial”, formerly known as the Memorial in Commemoration of Famines’ Victims in Ukraine, is Ukraine’s national museum and a world-class centre devoted to the victims of the Holodomor of 1932-1933. (Wikipedia) Captured by: Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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East Side Freedom Library

The East Side Freedom Library (ESFL) has its home in the former Arlington Hills library, one of St. Paul’s historic Carnegie library buildings at 1105 Greenbrier Street, located in the Payne-Phalen neighborhood. The ESFL’s mission is to inspire solidarity, advocate for justice and work toward equity for all.  The library houses non-circulating research collections that appeal to …

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Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery

Waldmann Brewery & Wurstery first opened prior to the Civil War by Bavarian immigrant Anton Waldmann and his wife (Wilhel)Mina, Waldmann is the oldest surviving saloon building in the Twin Cities. Meticulously restored to its frontier grace and simplicity, Waldmann once again welcomes all with the warmth of its wood stoves, lamplight and traditionally-crafted house-made lagers, …

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Virginia Theatre

Owned and operated by the Champaign Park District since 2000, the Virginia Theatre is a historic performing arts center and movie palace that hosts concerts, stage plays, dance, spoken word, children’s events, films, comedy, private parties, corporate events, the Roger Ebert’s Film Festival, meetings and more. Since 1921, the 1463-seat Virginia has been a Champaign-Urbana …

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Lillie Mansion at Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center

History and Tradition Restored Named for one of the beloved Matrons in the mansion’s history, Sister Lillie Carlson, The Lillie Mansion will expand Lutheran Rehabilitation and Skilled Care Center’s continuum of care to welcome older adults who wish to maintain an independent lifestyle, while receiving the personal support services they need in a beautiful, historic …

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Bent County/Las Animas Cemetery

For more than 160 years, the current Bent County/Las Animas Cemetery has served as a community burial ground and the final resting place for several famous names in Colorado history. One famous Coloradan who rests there is fur trader William Bent, who with his brother built and operated the famous Bent’s Fort. A replica of …

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John W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum

John W. Rawlings Heritage Center and Museum exhibits include early 1900’s storefronts of a post office, barber shop, jewelry store, candy shop, and the Bent County Bank, Kit Carson, Festus, and many more. Captured by: Drone Bros, LLC Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Berengaria Hotel

Once, the Berengaria Hotel was the most luxurious hotel in Cyprus, a royal one in the full meaning of the word. Even its name reveals luxury, a name given to the hotel in honor of Queen Berengaria, wife of Richard the Lionheart, who was married in the Limassol castle. Local residents were honored to supply foods to …

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Lincoln Memorial

Captured by: Inside Out Looks The Lincoln Memorial is an American national monument built to honor the 16th President of the United States, Abraham Lincoln. It is located on the western end of the National Mall in Washington, D.C., across from the Washington Monument. (Wikipedia) Washington Monument by jordansnell32 on Sketchfab Library Learn More About HistoryView …

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Castle “Ter Lede”

So-called “Kasteel Ter Lede” in the surrounding park located between the railway line Ghent-Antwerp and the Spoorwegstraat. Brick and stone castle with eclectic impact built in 1887 and originally owned by the Coget de la Kethulle family, later from the Morel de Westgaver family. Dated “Anno 1887” on a facing brick in the left stepped gable. Castle with …

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Lemp Mansion

The Lemp Mansion (3322 DeMenil Place, St. Louis, Missouri) is a historical house in Benton Park, St. Louis, Missouri. It is also the site of four suicides by Lemp family members after the death of the son Frederick Lemp, whose William J. Lemp Brewing Co. dominated the St. Louis beer market before Prohibition with its Falstaff beer brand. The mansion is said to be haunted …

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Museum of Viljandi

Museum of Viljandi is located in an old pharmacy with an exhibition on two floors presenting the history of Viljandi up to the middle of 20th century. There are many stuffed animals and birds in the exhibition stand introducing nature. A varied collection of archaeological finds gives an overview of the prehistory.    A model …

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Hotel Henry

3rd Floor Buffalo’s Urban Resort Hotel Henry Urban Resort Conference Center makes innovative new use of one of Western New York’s most iconic architectural landmarks. Widely considered to be one of Buffalo’s most important and beautiful buildings, construction on the 145-year-old Richardson Olmsted Campus began in 1872 and opened in 1880 as the state-of-the-art Buffalo …

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Buffalo Niagara Heritage Village: Barbershop

Originally located on Transit Road in Swormville, NY, this building was constructed c. 1890 and was used as a barbershop and photography studio from 1908 to 1942 by Frank Reikart. It is interpreted to 1908. The exterior and interior paint colors match the original colors of the building. Look for the fancy “gingerbread” facade and …

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Bait Al Dalaleel

Bait Al Dalaleel has been carefully restored and renovated and symbolises the true essence of vernacular architecture in Oman. Captured by: GreenBird.3D Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Mackenzie-Childs Yankee Ferry

The last surviving Ellis Island ferry has been converted into an ecclectic home. Originally built in 1907, this massive boat was bought and re-designed by artists Victoria and Richard Mackenzie-Childs. The art and decor flooding the ship gives this nautical retreat an especially unique character. (Matterport) Captured by: FranklinRuttan.com & Frederik Schultz Batholin Library Learn More About …

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Hever Castle

Explore award-winning gardens and over 700 years of history at the romantic, 13th-century Hever Castle in the UK. The castle was the childhood home of Anne Boleyn, King Henry VIII’s second wife, who became the Queen of England for just 1,000 days. Today, the property is both a tourist attraction and a bed & breakfast. (Matterport) …

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Metropole Bomb Shelter

This Vietnam War-era bomb shelter is found underneath luxury hotel Sofitel Legend Metropole Hanoi in Hanoi Vietnam. Although built in the 1960s, this bunker was sealed off in 1975, shortly after the end of the Vietnam War. During the war, the bunker was often used to shelter hotel guests at the time including American actress …

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Lennon Bros. Circus

Lennon Brothers Circus is the oldest touring circus act in Australia. Founded over 120 years ago, the circus act has been in the hands of the Lennon family for over five generations. Take a look at inside their big top tent in Brisbane where all of their dazzling performances take place. (Matterport) Captured by: SkyCam UAV Library …

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Kingsport Tennessee’s LampLight Theatre: A Midwinter’s Carol

A Midwinter’s Carol is a Christmas musical presented in traditional Victorian fashion. Inspired by Little Peter: A Christmas Morality for Children of Any Age written in 1888, this musical production is was presented at Kingsport Tennessee’s LampLight Theatre in December 2017. Explore the theatre as it was transformed for the Victorian-themed musical. (Matterport) Captured by: samiamedia …

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Narvik War Museum

The Narvik War Museum in Narvik, Norway is a museum reflecting on Narvik’s history throughout World War II. The exhibition begins its story with Germany’s initial attack on Narvik and Norway in April 1940. The exhibition looks at various war themes including conflict and human rights. Attendees are able to experience the exhibit is not …

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Home Sweet Home Museum

The Home Sweet Home Museum is an East Hampton, New York museum showcasing fine 18th century and 19th-century antiques, china, and lustreware. The home was reportedly built in the 1720s by English settlers who first arrived in the New World. The town of East Hampton was the very first English settlement founded in the state …

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Billhafen Löschplatz

Billhafen Löschplatz is a former port is found in the city of Hamburg, Germany. This used to be the site where shipments would come into the city, and it still features a blue crane from the 1950s. The site today is filled with modern graffiti. (Matterport) Captured by: omnia360 Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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African Cultural Heritage Art Gallery

The Cultural Heritage Art Gallery is part of a unique cultural center on the outskirts of Arusha, Tanzania. It is arguably one of the largest collections of African art anywhere. The building’s complex design is the work of Studio Infinity Architects, based in Nairobi, Kenya. The attraction has been visited by influential leaders and celebrities …

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ʻIolani Palace

The ʻIolani Palace was the royal residence of the rulers of the Kingdom of Hawaii beginning with Kamehameha III under the Kamehameha Dynasty and ending with Queen Liliʻuokalani under the Kalākaua Dynasty, founded by her brother, King David Kalākaua. Iolani Palace is the last residence of the Hawaiian monarchy and the only royal palace in the …

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Acorn Theatre, Penzance

In 1969 the former Wesleyan Methodist chapel was bought by Gay Sagar-Fenton who donated it to a local charity, Penzance Arts Centre, to enable them to run it as a theatre.  In 1987 the trustees of Cornwall Theatre Company Ltd., a small scale touring theatre company, took over the assets and liabilities of the Penzance …

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Charles Sumner Monument

Charles Sumner (January 6, 1811 – March 11, 1874) was an American politician and United States Senator from Massachusetts. As an academic lawyer and a powerful orator, Sumner was the leader of the anti-slavery forces in Massachusetts and a leader of the Radical Republicans in the U.S. Senate during the American Civil War working to …

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Molen de Hoop

Molen de Hoop windmill, which was originally built in 1752, is found in the small village of Loenen aan de Vecht in the Netherlands. In 1725, it was estimated that there were about 1,100 windmills in the Netherlands. By the 19th century, that count increased to about 10,000 windmills. Windmills like this one were used …

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Henry Ford Museum: Rosa Parks Bus

On Dec. 1, 1955, Rosa Parks refused to give up her seat on this bus and was arrested for violating segregation law. Her arrest sparked the Montgomery Bus Boycott, which lasted for 381 days until segregation on public buses was repealed. Parks’ stance and the boycott were important events that raised awareness for the civil …

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MLK’s Ebenezer Baptist Church

Ebenezer Baptist Church the spiritual home of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. He was baptized here as a child and at the age of 19 became ordained a minister. He continued to serve as co-pastor (with his father) until his death in 1968. Stand at the pulpit where Dr. King honed his oratory and found his …

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ClubCorp Holdings – Metropolitan Club

ClubCorp (NASDAQ: MYCC) is an American corporation with a home office in Dallas and is the largest owner and operator of private golf and country clubs in the country. It owns or operates more than 200 golf and country clubs and business, sports and alumni clubs worldwide. Located in 26 states, the District of Columbia …

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Bait Al Zubair Museum

Bait Al Zubair is a heritage and cultural center that opened its carved wooden doors to the public in 1998. It is funded by its founders, the Zubair family. The center displays the family’s collection of Omani artifacts, which is considered to be the finest that is privately owned. With its growing collection, Bait al …

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Queensland Steam & Vintage Machinery Society

Queensland Steam & Vintage Machinery Society Museum is showing what these machines would have looked like and how they operated so that visitors can have an appreciation of these machines – showing that they should be preserved rather than sold for scrap and consequently lost to the community. Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Charles Dickens Museum

The Charles Dickens Museum is an author’s house museum at 48 Doughty Street in Holborn, London Borough of Camden. It occupies a typical Georgian terraced house which was Charles Dickens’s home from 25 March 1837 to December 1839. (Wikipedia) Charles John Huffam Dickens was an English writer and social critic. He created some of the world’s …

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Jefferson Memorial

Author of the Declaration of Independence, Statesman and Visionary for the founding of a Nation. Read More · Statue being lifted into place. History of the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Bronze Statue being lifted into place within the Memorial Chamber. Last updated: July 11, 2016. National Mall and Memorial Parks. (National Park Service) Library Learn More About …

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Melbourne Museum

Melbourne Museum is a natural and cultural history museum located in the Carlton Gardens in Melbourne, Australia. Located adjacent to the Royal Exhibition Building, it is the largest museum in the Southern Hemisphere. (Wikipedia) Captured by: SCANN3D Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Temple of Literature

The Temple of Literature (Vietnamese: Văn Miếu, Hán-Nôm: 文廟) is a Temple of Confucius in Hanoi, northern Vietnam. The temple hosts the Imperial Academy (Quốc Tử Giám, 國子監), Vietnam’s first national university. The temple was built in 1070 at the time of Emperor Lý Thánh Tông. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Burton Historical Collection

The Burton Historical Collection (BHC) of the Detroit Public Library began as the private library of Clarence Monroe Burton. In addition to being a prominent attorney, Mr. Burton was a Detroit historiographer and the founder of the C. M. Burton Abstract Co. Mr. Burton’s original intention was to assemble a collection on the history of …

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Bruentrup Heritage Farm

The Bruentrup Heritage Farm was established in 1891. William Bruentrup married Ida Wagner and the bride’s family gave them 40 acres of land along White Bear Avenue as a wedding present. They added land until it reached 175 acres. Four generations of the family have farmed there. The farmhouse was somewhat modernized in 1912. Over …

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Sibley Historic Site

Visit the oldest Euro-American settlement in Minnesota where four distinctive limestone buildings grace the Minnesota River bluff across from Historic Fort Snelling. These buildings mark the American Fur Company’s control over the region’s Dakota trade between 1825 and 1853, when Mendota was a major center of the region’s fur trade. The Sibley Historic Site is …

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William G. LeDuc House

A Short History Construction on the LeDuc house began in 1862 and was completed in 1866.  Following LeDuc’s service as Quartermaster in the Civil War, the family moved into the unfinished home in August 1865.  In March 1865 he had been brevetted a brigadier general for “efficiency, intelligence, and zeal in the discharge of his …

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Refraction, with secret tunnel access

Using the imagery of flight to evoke the tension between freedom and confinement, this monumental installation—weighing more than five tons—is modeled after a bird’s wing. The artwork is composed of reflective panels originally used on Tibetan solar cookers. Located on the lower floor and viewed from the gun gallery above, the installation positions the visitor …

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New Brighton Area History Center

The New Brighton Area Historical Society (NBAHS); the Exchange Hotel in 1891, built to accommodate the cattlemen coming to the stockyards; the Bulwer Junction Depot, now the New Brighton History Center; the stockyards at the turn of the century; and the railroad, all of which helped put New Brighton on the map. Library Learn More About …

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Theurer-Wrigley Mansion

The Theurer-Wrigley House, or “Wrigley Mansion”, is located in Chicago’s Lincoln Park neighborhood. This gargantuan 13,000 square foot home was built in 1896 and is a wonderful example of Chicago’s architectural history with its Italian Rennaissance & Craftsman qualities. As its name suggests, the home was originally built for Schoenhofen Brewing Company owner Joseph Theurer, …

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Rose Island Lighthouse

The Rose Island Light, built in 1870, is on Rose Island in Narragansett Bay in Newport, Rhode Island in the United States. It is preserved, maintained and operated by The Rose Island Lighthouse Foundation. One of a group of New England lighthouses built to an award-winning design by Vermont architect Albert Dow,[3] Rose Island Light has sisters at Sabin Point, Pomham Rocks, and Colchester Reef. The lighthouse stands …

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Millennium Gate Museum

The Millennium Gate Museum is a triumphal arch and Georgia history museum located in Atlanta, on 17th Street in the Atlantic Station district of Midtown. (Wikipedia) Captured by: we-get-around.com Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Vrooman Mansion: Carriage House

The Scott–Vrooman House is a historic home located at 701 East Taylor Street in Bloomington, Illinois. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Vrooman Mansion

The Scott–Vrooman House is a historic home located at 701 East Taylor Street in Bloomington, Illinois. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1983. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Lincoln Heritage Museum

Abraham Lincoln is perhaps one of the most universally renowned and admired individuals in all of world history. His name is familiar in all corners of the globe. Visitors from all over the world come to the United States to learn more about who Abraham Lincoln was, as in many ways Lincoln is who America is. Our …

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Steinert Hall

Steinert Hall is an underground concert hall found in Boston, Massachusetts. Nicknamed “The Little Gem,” Steinert Hall was originally built in 1886. During its heyday, the hall featured musicians such as Russian pianist Sergei Rachmaninoff, along with former prime minister of Poland and Polish pianist Ignacy Jan Paderewski. NBC’s TODAY took a tour of Steinert Hall, …

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