Boca Raton Historic Town Hall

The mission and purpose of the Boca Raton Historical Society is to collect, preserve, and present information and artifacts relevant to the past and evolving history of Boca Raton and to maintain a visible role in education and advocacy of historic preservation in our community. The Boca Raton Historical Society & Museum (BRHS&M) is known primarily for …

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What’s inside the Washington Monument?

After being closed for 3 years, we show you never before view of the greatest tourist attraction in DC! Whether watching on your phone or in VR180, you can see this national treasure in an incredible way. Make sure to turn up the quality of your viewing experience to 5k, if you have a headset …

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American Revolution

“On the afternoon of April 19, 1775. the first day of the American Revolution is unfolding.” Two hundred and forty-one years after the original battle, scores of professional reenactors, organizers, onlookers and photographers gather at Lexington and Concord and Minute Man National Historical Park to honor the memory of this critical turning point in American …

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Bunker WN-62

Almost at the very eastern end of Omaha beach, just below the American Cemetery is Wn62 a German strong point. These strong points were located all along the Atlantic Wall as a first line of defense against an attack by the Allies. No two strong points were the same, each one being designed for the …

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Pilgrim Howland House

The Jabez Howland House is the only existing house in Plymouth where Pilgrims actually spent time. The original 17th-century two-story timber-framed house consisted of the porch, hall and hall chamber.  Jabez Howland, John and Elizabeth’s son, lived here with his family until they sold the house in 1680.  It was a private residence until 1912 …

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American Numismatic Association Money Museum

Captured by: DynAeroTech Imagery The American Numismatic Association is a Colorado Springs, Colorado organization founded in 1891 by Dr. George F. Heath. It was formed to advance the knowledge of numismatics along educational, historical, and scientific lines, as well as to enhance interest in the hobby. (Wikipedia)

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American Jewish University – Re:Formation of the Jewish Body

Bel Air, CA – January 11, 2018 – American Jewish University is delighted to announce the upcoming opening of new exhibition space, the Project Room, in which curators and artists will be invited to respond to AJU’s art collection. The Project Room will launch with “RE: Formation of the Jewish Body,” curated by Los Angeles-based, …

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Chateau Bellevue – Austin Woman’s Club

Chateau Bellevue is home of the Austin Woman’s Club. The members of the Austin Woman’s Club have cared for and preserved this historic building since 1929. Originally built as a private home, the building is now an events venue in downtown Austin, Texas.  

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Boston Marathon – Bombing Attack

The Boston Marathon is an annual long distance running event hosted by several cities in greater Boston in eastern Massachusetts, United States. It is always held on Patriots’ Day, the third Monday of April. (Wikipedia) During the annual Boston Marathon on April 15, 2013, two homemade pressure cooker bombs detonated 12 seconds and 210 yards …

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Baltimore Museum of Industry

Captured by: Alex+Tom Baltimore Museum of Industry is a museum in Baltimore, Maryland, United States. Located in an old cannery, the museum has exhibits on various types of manufacturing and industry from the early 20th century. There are several hands-on sections with working equipment and other artifacts. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR  

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World Trade Center – September 11

The original World Trade Center was a large complex of seven buildings in Lower Manhattan, New York City, United States. It featured the landmark Twin Towers, which opened on April 4, 1973 and were destroyed in 2001 during the September 11 attacks.  

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Titanic

RMS Titanic was a British passenger liner that sank in the North Atlantic Ocean in 1912, after colliding with an iceberg during her maiden voyage from Southampton to New York City.

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Mill Girl

The Mill Girl by Antoinette Prien Schultze in Manchester New Hampshire. Like many towns on the Merrimack River in New England they experienced immense growth from the Industrial Revolution in particular the textile industry. The textile mills were one of the first to employ women on a massive scale. This statue represents those women who …

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Logan County Transportation Museum

The Logan County Transportation Museum addition opened in April 2014. The building was designed by architect Karen Beasley of Beasley Architecture and Design in Bellefontaine. It was designed in the spirit of the Big Four/New York Central Roundhouse railroad that stood in Bellefontaine from the late 1890s to the 1960s. The building was made possible …

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World War II Glider & Military Museum

The World War II Glider and Military Museum opened in July 2011, features one of only seven fully-restored CG-4A gliders in the world, as well as extensive military displays. During World War II, the Ford Motor Company’s plant in Kingsford built more Model CG-4A gliders for the United States Army than any other company in …

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City of Boston Archaeology Program: Shirley-Eustis House

The City of Boston Archaeology Program’s dig will be limited to 50 cm (20″) wide trenches in the areas that will be disturbed by future work. These trenches will allow us to document the presence, absence, and depth of any important features such as the kitchen or privy. We will NOT be excavating these fully if …

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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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Consolidated B-24J Liberator | Collings Foundation

Captured by: Collings Foundation This plane is the world’s only fully restored and flying Consolidated B-24J Liberator. The restoration took over five years and 97,000+ hours and involved original crew members and builders. Today, she is painted as “Witchcraft” in honor of the veterans of the 8th Air Force, who flew in the European Theater during …

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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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Atomic Bomb Shelter: JFK

Captured by: ImmersiveSpaces.co Palm Beach Maritime Museum is a small museum displaying artifacts pertaining to the maritime history of the Palm Beach region. The “Kennedy Bunker” built in December 1961 to house President Kennedy in case of a nuclear attack while in residence in Palm Beach, FL. Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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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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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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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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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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Boeing B-52 Stratofortress

Captured by: Metroplex360 & Tosolini Productions The Boeing B-52 Stratofortress is an American long-range, subsonic, jet-powered strategic bomber. The B-52 was designed and built by Boeing, which has continued to provide support and upgrades. (Wikipedia) Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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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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Alexander Hamilton’s Grave

Captured by: Real Virtual Zone Alexander Hamilton was one of the founding fathers of the United States and was also the first Secretary of the Treasury under George Washington’s administration. Vice President Aaron Burr and Hamilton challenged each other to a pistol duel which was the culmination of the pair’s long and bitter animosity for one …

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Fort Adams

Fort Adams is a former United States Army post in Newport, Rhode Island that was established on July 4, 1799, as a First System coastal fortification, named for President John Adams who was in office at the time. (Wikipedia) Captured by: RI3D Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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Jim Crow Museum

The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia at Ferris State University, Big Rapids, Michigan, displays a wide variety of everyday artifacts depicting the history of racist portrayals of African Americans in American popular culture. The mission of the Jim Crow Museum is to use objects of intolerance to teach tolerance and promote social justice. The Jim Crow Museum of Racist Memorabilia has a …

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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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Booth Western Art Museum

Open since 2003, the Booth Museum houses the largest permanent exhibition space for Western art in the country, and it is the second largest art museum in Georgia. In this model, visit the lobby and American West galleries, where you will see iconic views, an entire stagecoach, and works by premier Western artists including George Catlin, Charles …

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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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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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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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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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Battle at Indian Rock

Colonial battle during King Phillip’s War located at Indian Rock in Franklin, Massachusetts, USA. Click the interactive information tags to learn more! King Philip’s War was an armed conflict in 1675–1678 between Indian inhabitants of New England and New England colonists and their Indian allies. The war is named for Metacomet, the Wampanoag chief who …

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George Washington Monument

George Washington (February 22, 1732 – December 14, 1799) was an American statesman and soldier who served as the first President of the United States from 1789 to 1797 and was one of the Founding Fathers of the United States. He served as Commander-in-Chief of the Continental Army during the American Revolutionary War and later …

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Thomas Cass Monument

Colonel Thomas Cass (1821 – July 12, 1862) founded and was commander of the 9th Regiment Massachusetts Volunteer Infantry of the Union Army, which saw extensive service in the American Civil War. Cass was wounded at the Battle of Malvern Hill and died shortly after from his wounds in Boston, Massachusetts. A memorial statue to …

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John Cabell Breckinridge Monument

John Cabell Breckinridge (January 16, 1821 – May 17, 1875) was an American lawyer, politician, and soldier. He represented Kentucky in both houses of Congress and became the 14th and youngest-ever Vice President of the United States, serving from 1857 to 1861. He served in the U.S. Senate during the outbreak of the American Civil …

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Wendell Phillips Monument

Wendell Phillips (November 29, 1811 – February 2, 1884) was an American abolitionist, advocate for Native Americans, orator, and attorney. (Wikipedia) Captured by: InvelopBoston Library Learn More About HistoryView VR

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The September 11 Memorial Walkway of Southern Illinois

The September 11 Memorial Walkway of Southern Illinois will be dedicated to the many victims and brave respondents of the vicious attacks on America’s freedom and ideals. The Memorial will honor victims of the attacks and those who risked their lives to save others. It will recognize the thousands who survived and the remarkable compassion …

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Liberty Bell

The Liberty Bell is an iconic symbol of American independence, located in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Formerly placed in the steeple of the Pennsylvania State House (now renamed Independence Hall), the bell today is located in the Liberty Bell Center in Independence National Historical Park. The bell was commissioned in 1752 by the Pennsylvania Provincial Assembly from …

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Plymouth Rock

Plymouth Rock is the traditional site of disembarkation of William Bradford and the Mayflower Pilgrims who founded Plymouth Colony in 1620. The Pilgrims did not refer to Plymouth Rock in any of their writings; the first known recorded reference to the rock dates to 1715 when it was described in the town boundary records as …

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“Air Force One” Boeing VC-137B

The Flying Oval Office The first presidential jet plane, a specially built Boeing 707-120, is known as SAM (Special Air Missions) 970. This aircraft, as well as any other Air Force aircraft, carried the call sign “Air Force One” when the president was aboard. Delivered in 1959 to replace Eisenhower’s Super-Constellation, the high-speed jet transport …

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Franklin Historical Museum

Captured by: HistoryView.org The Franklin Historical Museum was founded in 1972 and is devoted to the collection and preservation of the history of Franklin, Massachusetts. In May of 2010, we moved into our new building at 80 West Central Street, the former Senior Center and originally the first Town Hall. The museum includes a collection …

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NASA Shuttle Fuselage Trainer

Captured by: Tosolini Productions The FFT is a full-scale mockup of the space shuttle orbiter — without the wings. It was used as a testbed for upgrades to the shuttle fleet and for astronaut training such as extra-vehicular activity (EVA) and emergency egress. Built at Johnson Space Center in the 1970s, it was the oldest …

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Wampanoag Homesite Wetu

Created by: Aerial Optics Plimoth Plantation, founded in 1947, is a living history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA that attempts to replicate the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists who later became known as the Pilgrims. They were among the first people who emigrated to America to …

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Pilgrim Villager House

Created by: Aerial Optics Plimoth Plantation, founded in 1947, is a living history museum in Plymouth, Massachusetts, USA that attempts to replicate the original settlement of the Plymouth Colony established in the 17th century by English colonists who later became known as the Pilgrims. They were among the first people who emigrated to America to …

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Helen Keller’s Birthplace

Captured by: Scott & Kristal Riddle Helen Adams Keller (June 27, 1880 – June 1, 1968) was an American author, political activist, and lecturer. She was the first deaf-blind person to earn a bachelor of arts degree. The story of how Keller’s teacher, Anne Sullivan, broke through the isolation imposed by a near complete lack of …

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