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Posted May 25, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Actually, I do. www.courthousehistory.com is a good site for finding old courthouse pictures. Here is a link to the Stanly County Courthouse site: http://courthousehistory.com/gallery/states/north-carolina/counties/stanly

Michael

Posted May 23, 2016, by Elaine Smith Elder (elderlarrym [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Thanks for posting the photos. The lot that the bank stands on is where my great grandfather, John S. Smith, staked his claim on 16 Sep 1893. The lot was contested by five other individuals, but he was awarded the lot in Jan 1895.

"John Smith received word Tuesday from the townsite board at Perry, that the decision of that board was in his favor for one of the most valuable business corners in that town. The lot is worth $3,000. John is feeling jubilant over his success." -Tecumseh Herald, 19 Jan 1895

"Jas. [John] S. Smith, of the Smith Bros. grocery firm, was awarded lot 27 in block 24, by the local townsite board yesterday. This is one of the most valuable lots in the city. It is the one known as the "Pabst brewery" lot, and is located at the corner of Sixth and C. Mr. Smith is to be congratulated in winning this important case." -Perry Daily Times, 16 Jan 1895

Posted May 18, 2016, by Bill Eichelberger

I don't know that it says that it was.

Posted May 18, 2016, by Anonymous

when was it added to the NRHP?

Posted May 16, 2016, by Bill Eichelberger

"Posted to the National Register of Historic Places on December 18, 1979"

Posted May 11, 2016, by bianca rosales

When was it added to the National Register of Historic Places?

Posted May 10, 2016, by Kevin Prom (5promskevin [at] gmail [dot] com)

This bridge data needs to be indexed to Route 66 searches as it was a part of Route 66 from '26 to '32.

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Posted May 8, 2016, by Ron Tucker (rctucker1958 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Do any of you know of a pic of the old Stanly County Courthouse that preceded this structure?

Posted May 6, 2016, by ERnesto Milani (ernesto [dot] milani [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hello everybody :

I am writing the history of the emigration from Cerignale, now province of Piacenza and until 1928 province of Pavia, Italy.

I am trying to find out whether Caterina Castelli who died in 1902 was from Cerignale.

I have also noticed that some gravestones with the inscription and surname Castelli and / or Cerignale are also there.

In addition, I am interested in finding out the town names of the miners which many times are not shown on passenger lists.

My idea is to have a memorial that would honor them all here in Italy.

Thank you Ernesto R Milani

email: ernesto.milani@gmail.com

Posted May 3, 2016, by Peter Dakin (Pdakin0 [at] ivloud [dot] com)

Not clear why it was removed. Are these not State Markers. You say there is a photo .

When I trmave I make a point of taking steps to park an read these Markers and the Pioneer history they reveal.

So what did it say?

Sad to see history being removed.

Peter Dakin

Posted May 2, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is actually in Kings Count (Brooklyn), not New York County. It appears to be mapped correctly, however.

Posted May 2, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is actually in Richmond County (Staten Island), not New York County. It is mapped correctly, however.

Posted April 15, 2016, by Cynthia Ouellette (speedbuggy097 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I'm a descendent of Abijah Buck and would love to meet the people that buy his house.

Posted April 14, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The first 5 photos posted for this landmark are not applicable to the Crown Hill National Cemetery. They are a part of the Crown Hill Cemetery, which is on the National Register of Historic Places as well, but only Section 10 of the Crown Hill Cemetery is the National Cemetery. In essence, this cemetery has 2 listings in the National Register. Only pictures 6 and 7 are of the National Cemetery.

Posted April 12, 2016, by C klingemier (Cklingemyr [at] aol [dot] com)

The building has been demolished

Posted April 10, 2016, by sam iam (bighistory [at] gmail [dot] com)

Across Buffalo Creek, not the Wapsipinicon river.

Posted April 8, 2016, by Brent (brentwillecke [at] gmail [dot] com)

Does anyone know what the current state of this school is or any recent history? I heard it served as an elementary school for Suring School District until 2003.

If it's vacant, I'd be interested in a tour.

Posted April 6, 2016, by Martha Penfield (mlpenfield [at] bellsouth [dot] net)

I lived in this house after graduation from college in 1964. Am interested in seeing the house after recent renovation. I saw the house from outside during Thanksgiving holidays in 2015. I heard that the building would be completely renovated by April, 2016, and that there would be an open house.

Posted March 20, 2016, by J.R. Manning

As you can see from the metadata, "14 Sixth Street" is the address provided by the NRHP, which was the basis of the original listing and the photographs posted here. A review of the original application indicates this was a clerical error at the NPS. Thank you for bringing this to our attention.

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Posted March 20, 2016, by Kenn (ufonium63 [at] frontier [dot] com)

These photos are of the wrong house. The correct house is at 47 Sixth street. See it here on Google street view:

https://www.google.com/maps/place/47+6th+St,+Fond+du+Lac,+WI+54935/@43.7719779,-88.4451744,3a,60y,339.19h,80.19t/data=!3m6!1e1!3m4!1s60dMvkrHOTiFc4BLNskACw!2e0!7i13312!8i6656!4m2!3m1!1s0x8804757a20abfd77:0x7d5f43e0d727088a!6m1!1e1?hl=en

Posted March 13, 2016, by Lugnuts

You might try the NRHP database. Log on to http://focus.nps.gov/nrhp/ and enter Jemison House Complex, Alabama, Taladega and search for results. There is a PDF of the original application there that might help you out, or at least provide you with more places to search.

As for who owns that photograph, you should contact Andrew P Wood.

Posted March 11, 2016, by Judy Turner Smith (phmp [dot] talladega [at] gmail [dot] com)

Hello...I am very interested in finding out more information about the 1900 era photo of the Jemison Turner House...I am pretty certain that two of the men in this pic are my Granddaddy and Great Granddaddy...Can you tell me who owns the original...I haven't often heard stories about this horse that was given to my Granddaddy when he was a teen.

Posted March 6, 2016, by J.R. Manning

You might check out the pages about this property on the HABS/HAER website. It includes some information about the house when it was first surveyed in 1936.

http://loc.gov/pictures/item/wi0113/

You'll also find the link on the pages of the landmark, itself.

Posted March 5, 2016, by Lola Pigott

My great-grandparents, Isaac and Josephine Baer, owned this property from 1893 to 1905 and raised 5 children there. At that time the property consisted of 528 acres. Unfortunately, this is how the house looked in Jan 2016.

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Posted March 3, 2016, by Andrew Wycislak (andrew [dot] wycislak [at] gmail [dot] com)

Historic Preservation Commission of Elmhurst is holding a public hearing on March 9, 2016 at 7:00 p.m. in the Elmhurst City Hall, 209 N York Street, Elmhurst is consider a request for REMOVAL of historic landmark designation pursuant to the Elmhurst Historic Preservation Ordinance.

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Posted March 2, 2016, by Kathleen Davis-Page (clearsun [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Hello,

The house you are displaying is not the Romanzo Kingman house but rather the rectory for the Catholic Church behind it.

Unfortunately, the Romanzo Kingman house burned down many years ago and stood on the foundation that is next to the house you display. It is the area that has grass and brush grown up.

Sincerely,

Kathy Page

Posted March 2, 2016, by June schmit haase (Jhaase [at] Comcast [dot] net)

I was so happy to see this picture of the log cabin my great great great grandfather built. He came to this country in 1884 and I have been trying to get more info on my genealogy of the Turck family.

I visited Old Wisconsin when his name was still on the cabin.

I would like to g t more info.

Posted February 27, 2016, by Malcolm Mathis (macmathis4224 [at] gmail [dot] com)

WMCtv.com reports property total loss after fire today (27 Feb 16)

Posted February 24, 2016, by Anonymous

No.

Posted February 22, 2016, by karen Sturges (ksturges [at] globalconvergence [dot] com)

Can you tell me if this house is foreclosed on, and if so, is it up for sale or auction?

Thank you!

Posted February 20, 2016, by Charlotte G McCarver (charlottemccarver [at] gmail [dot] com)

Am interested in purchasing this bldg. Does anyone know the owner of this property and how I many get in contact with them?

Posted February 15, 2016, by CM Conkle (msplinter1964 [at] gmail [dot] com)

Taken February 2016

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Posted February 15, 2016, by geraldine walker (jwalker49 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

My Mother Virginia L. Walker worked that the Shirt Factory, of course, when it was operating.

Posted February 10, 2016, by Judith Wicks (jroose1970 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I was wondering if you would be able to pull up any pictures of the Wabash train station that was in Harvey, Ia. I have reason to believe my husband and I may have purchased a building that could be the old station. We've been told it's a historic building and we are currently restoring it for a family home. Any information would be greatly appreciated. Also, there were at one time three railroad lines that ran through Harvey. The Wabash, the Burlington,(CB&Q) and the Rock Island. The CB&Q depot was moved for a Mr.Durham's use back in the day and the Rock Island was burnt down. This leaves the Wabash, where was it, and what happened to it? Thank you for your time.

Posted February 4, 2016, by Robert Porter (h [dot] porter1 [at] ntlworld [dot] com)

Dear Sir I can confirm that Mr. Chabala did not live in Lidice, I have been researching the story of the village for the past 16 years. I have been to Lidice many times and have met many of the survivors that still live in the village.

Each year I get a personal invite to attend the memorial in Lidice.

If you want to contact me with any question you may have I will be pleased to answer them

Mr Robert Porter England

Posted February 3, 2016, by Luna (lunachick71 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The tradegedy that occurred last summer was horrible, but contrary to what some people would like the public to believe, the dispute was not over rent. At least it wasn't over unpaid rent. It started with the refusal to accept a check that had "for rent" written in the memo line and requesting rent in cash only. The owners were running an illegal boarding house.

Posted February 2, 2016, by cjp

For the record....summit street is now full of crime drugs and trash...warning.....STAY AWAY FROM SUMMIT STREET....its so bad pizza hut won't deliver and cops stay away in fear for there lives

Posted February 1, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Please delete this entry. I entered it before looking to see if had already been entered and it is a duplicate. My apologies!

Posted January 26, 2016, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Great station, but it is not located in Augusta County, VA. It is located in the Independent City of Staunton, which is not a part of Augusta County. Independent Cities are considered county equivalents by the Commonwealth of Virginia.

Posted January 25, 2016, by Vanessa (Sylvialopezh [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Does someone know if this house was ever used to teach ballet lessons?

Even if it was only for/by the owners?

Thank you!

Posted January 24, 2016, by Pat Lloyd (Patelloyd [at] gmail [dot] com)

My great aunt, Mary Nichols, and her husband, Rob Nichols owned and lived at Three Otters in the early part of the 20th century until about 1942. My 93 year old mother spent the summer of 1941 there with her parents. She thinks the Nichols family sold the house to two women in about 1942, because they could no longer afford its upkeep. She thinks J. Robert Nichols inherited it through his family. It had been a large farm, but none of the 20th century Nichols family members were really farmers so they had sold off most of the acreage. She said that despite the fact there was a fireplace in every room, the house was very hard to keep warm, so the Nichols family moved into Bedford to "The Pines" during winters.

Posted January 24, 2016, by Pat Lloyd (Patelloyd [at] gmail [dot] com)

My great aunt, Mary Nichols, and her husband, Rob Nichols owned and lived at Three Otters in the early part of the 20th century until about 1942. My 93 year old mother spent the summer of 1941 there with her parents. She thinks the Nichols family sold the house to two women in about 1942, because they could no longer afford its upkeep. She thinks J. Robert Nichols inherited it through his family. It had been a large farm, but none of the 20th century Nichols family members were really farmers so they had sold off most of the acreage. She said that despite the fact there was a fireplace in every room, the house was very hard to keep warm, so the Nichols family moved into Bedford to "The Pines" during winters.

Posted January 16, 2016, by Libby Beckmann (libbyb48 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

Sir: I am in possession of the following:

SCOTTISH UNION AND NATIONAL INSURANCE COMPANY

OF EDINBURGH FIRE POLICY ON A KOOP & SONS 1903

NEW HAMPSHIRE FIRE INSURANCE COMPANY

A KOOP & SONS 1904

INSURANCE COMPANY OF NORTH AMERICA

A KOOP & SONS 1904

LONDON AND LANCASHIRE FIRE POLICY

A KOOP & SONS 1903

LONDON AND LANCASHIRE FIRE POLICY

A KOOP & SONS 1904

IF I AM CORRECT THEY ARE FOR $2,000 FOR CONTENTS ON THE

BUILDING CONTENTS...THEY ARE CERTAINLY NOT IN FORCE BUT MAY BE OF INTEREST TO A MEMBER OF THE KOOP FAMILY THEY ARE QUITE LOVELY AND WOULD BE VERY IMPRESSIVE FRAMED FOR AN OFFICE OR FOYER...IF YOU HAVE ANY INFORMATION ON ANYONE WHO MIGHT BE INTERESTED IN PURCHASING THESE I WOULD GREATLY APPRECIATE YOUR IMPUT...SINCERELY

Posted January 12, 2016, by DW (weindan [at] rochester [dot] rr [dot] com)

Here are several photographs of the Levi Barden Cobblestone Farmhouse as it appeared on Jan. 12, 2016

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Posted December 26, 2015, by Barry (bllauver [at] toad [dot] net)

Frieden Kirche, which I believe is painted on the building, is simply the German for Peace Church. In the late 1700's, German was as commonly spoken in this area as was English.

Posted December 23, 2015, by Marc Champagne (marc hamp [at] aol [dot] com)

My mother was born here on June 18th 1934.Six days later her mother Gladys Blount 23 years old ,died of complications. My mother weighed 3 lbs. They kept her alive. She is 81 yr old and in good health. This was miraculous in the 30's.

Posted December 21, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This landmark is actually in the Independent City of Charlottesville, not Albemarle County. Independent Cities are County Equivalents in the Commonwealth of Virginia and are listed separately on Landmarkhunter.com.

Posted December 19, 2015, by Mayor Dan A Hayes (dixieeaglescout [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The Railroad Depot that you see here was built in 1922.After the Christmas fire of 1921 burned the original depot was lost when most of the whole

town of Tallulah Falls burnt. From the depot all the way thru town, hotels,houses every structure burnt except the Cliff House hotel Which Belonged to the Moss family and the Moss House.Everything including the 1200.foot trestle that crossed the top of the whole town and the lake. Total loss. The Railroad Depot that stands today was rebuilt by Rufus Lafayette Moss Jr. Rufus Sr. his father died in October 1912. So Rufus Jr.

Took on the task of the rebuild. Later in the 1930,s the Moss Family Cliff House Hotel was lost to a kitchen fire.

The Moss family had no insurance on it. So the cliff house was never rebuilt and with it went the last grand old hotel. So the Grand Hotel Era of The city had come to a end. Very sad indeed. But today stands one of the last structures of The Railroad Colonel Rufus Lafayette Moss Sr. Built.The Tallulah Falls Railroad Depot. One of two last standing Structures Of the Moss Era. The Moss House where the family lived right next door to there Depot. Which they owned and built both.

Posted December 19, 2015, by Mayor Dan A Hayes (dixieeaglescout [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The oldest Man made structure left Standing and the last living breathing structure from the 19th Century. The oldest and largest house in Tallulah falls. Now belongs to me. The New Mayor of Tallulah Falls. Dan A Hayes. I bought the house in a bankrupt foreclosure sale. December 16th 2013. Two years and much work later we have it in some what better shape than we found it. Restoring a landmark Iconic

Building that has stood for 138 years is no small task.

while working on the house we discovered many hidden secrets about this grand old lady. It is amazing how Colonel Rufus Lafayette Moss Sr. had done many upgrades to what was his second home, What he called His summer home.

He even named it. (Pine Terrace). If you google the Colonel. You will find some interesting reads about all and to the extent he went in to the house and the town.Colonel Rufus Lafayette Moss Sr. Was Tallulah Falls,The railroad and the gorge. He either owned it all are built it all.

New Mayor of Tallulah Falls Georgia
Posted December 19, 2015, by Mayor Dan A Hayes (dixieeaglescout [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I was elected Mayor of Tallulah Falls Georgia on November 3rd 2015. Ready to serve the town and reconnect with our history. The man who made it all happen who he is what he did and how he did it all. His name Colonel Rufus Lafayette Moss Sr. He was Tallulah Falls. Google him and read his story.

Posted December 18, 2015, by Leatrice (lea1719192 [at] aol [dot] com)

I can't believe they tore down those beautiful buildings. I stayed there in the 60's

Posted December 15, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This landmark is actually in the Independent City of Charlottesville, not Albemarle County. Independent Cities are County Equivalents in the Commonwealth of Virginia and are listed separately on Landmarkhunter.com.

Posted December 15, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Boundaries of this NRHP landmark are located in both Albemarle and Louisa Counties, but the main house is located in Albemarle, so I have listed it in Albemarle County.

Posted December 13, 2015, by Tara Smith (pinkytoegirl [at] yahoo [dot] com)

My grandfather Otho (Babe) Clarence Smith, owned this farm in the 1950-1960s when I was a child, he had raised strawberries and took them by truck loads to the railroad station in Marion Station. Dr. Washburn worked at the Smithsonian and was a friend of my father, when my grandfather passed, Dr. Washburn bought the farm. I remember a secret passageway that is behind the fireplace in the kitchen with a tunnel that led to the creek.

Posted December 12, 2015, by matt (mattkortej [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is not the INN. The INN was next door at 4240 Taylorsville RD.. The building was demolished.

Posted November 22, 2015, by MRBrelsford (mbrelsford [dot] mrb [at] gmail [dot] com)

I have a small wooden side table that has a maker's mark that reads: Columbia Mantel Company, Louisville Kentucky #1225. Can you tell me anything about this company other than the building is on the National Historic Building List?

Posted November 18, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is another duplicate entry. This is already listed by it's NRHP listed name of "Dahlonega Consolidated Gold Mine", which was listed first.

Posted November 16, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This entry is a duplicate as it was already listed as on this site as "Nacoochee Valley".

Posted November 16, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This dam is actually in Rabun County, GA, not Habersham County, Ga.

Posted November 7, 2015, by James Wenk (jimwenk [at] cox [dot] net)

Hotel Columbia originally built for J.P.Blackmore in 1892 was designed by Pratt & Koeppe, famous architects of Bay City, Michigan.

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Posted November 4, 2015, by Judy McKee States (judychas66 [at] centurylink [dot] net)

I would like to know if the owner of the Irvin-Patchin

House has done anything to the property since they ruined

it. When I first saw it a few years ago I was just sick.

My family visited my Great Aunt Della and Uncle John Patchin

when I was growing up. My grandmother Rose Etta Neff McKee was Della's sister

We used to sit on the front porch and drink tea. Inside

it had a grand staircase. Could anyone tell me who owns it?

thank you

Judy McKee States

Huntingdon, Pa.

Posted November 1, 2015, by J.R. Manning

DOOMED!

The building is in the way of an exit ramp for the new (and badly needed) replacement for the twin bridges that carry I-74 across the Mississippi River.

According to the Quad Cities "Times" efforts to move the historic depot have failed. "Local preservationists currently are on the losing end of a battle over the fate of the historic train depot that is just east of the bridge on River Drive. The Illinois DOT's current plan is to collect demolition bids in the spring and tear down the depot next summer."

In addition, the iconic twin bridges (shown below) are also doomed.

Link: http://qctimes.com/news/local/government-and-politics/moline-readies-for-new-i--bridge/article_52ab7ea1-f9e5-52d6-8150-0fdc917787f9.html

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Posted October 30, 2015, by R.H.L.M. Ramsay (plains [dot] architecture [at] gmail [dot] com)

The Stickney house was designed by Newark, New Jersey architect William Halsey Wood. The source for an attribution to "Ward" may have been newspaper coverage of the construction that misheard or misread Wood's name.

Posted October 29, 2015, by Teresa Kelly (foxyhawk2 [at] wildblue [dot] net)

Hi, just wondering if anyone knows the location of the long gone, Spikenard Post Office near East Evans Creek? Thanks, Teresa K...

Posted October 29, 2015, by Don Morrison

New courthouse is up.

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Posted October 29, 2015, by Don Morrison

Donations are being sought to move this building approximately two blocks east and one block south of it's present location.

https://www.facebook.com/SeminaryOsageIA

Posted October 23, 2015, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

September 2015

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September 2015

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Posted October 23, 2015, by Janis Ford (jford3 [at] columbus [dot] rr [dot] com)

302 N Main St, Rushville, IN 46173

Corner of Main & 3rd

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Posted October 23, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is not in Barbour County. This is in Spencer, which is in Roane County.

Posted October 19, 2015, by J.R. Manning

On a recent stop (October 2015) at the Mid Continent Railway Museum, I inquired about the progress of the restoration project. The locomotive is currently off site for machining.

The original tender, was beyond hope. A new tender was constructed on the original chassis, which is currently on display.

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Historic vs. Historical
Posted October 18, 2015, by J.R. Manning

These are two terms that get thrown around here rather loosely, often used interchangeably. I'm probably guilty of it, too. The terms have considerably different meanings.

On Facebook today, a user who posts under the name "Captain Grammar Pants" wrote a brief essay about the two terms. Since she said it better than I can, I'm going to quote her directly:

"Confusion characterizes the words historic/historical. HISTORIC means that something was important in history; e.g., the one perfectly written student essay from 1992. HISTORICAL refers to something that was generically a part of the past; e.g., all the rest of the essays from 1992."

Which means that some of us around here are historical, but we're probably not historic.

Landmarks on the NRHP are considered to be historic, while other important landmarks we add here might only be historical.

I stand corrected and shall endeavor to be more careful in the future.

("Captain Grammar Pants" is also known as Professor Sean Williams at Evergreen State College in Olympia, Washington. You can find her on Facebook or on her website: http://blogs.evergreen.edu/williams/ )

Posted October 14, 2015, by John Jakubowycz Gordon (jpgordon [at] sacoriver [dot] net)

Derrick,

Saw your note, thank you. Coincidentally I visited the Moody Mansion in mid-September. Something of a shock in terms of how much the building has deteriorated - sad. An extreme shock to learn that three weeks prior to that date, the husband of the couple that owned it had been stabbed by a tenant in a dispute over rent. Death ruled a homicide but no charges as the claim was self-defense. The only witness was tenant's girlfriend. Age of owner only 53, he had been a building contractor based in Massachusetts. Too bad for the house, he apparently had plans to continue repairs and at least some knowledge of how to do it. The surviving wife plans to try to sell. I doubt that a "savior" will appear with the energy, the will, the means or the personal ability to restore what had been an attractive structure and interior. I noted that the back part of the first floor had been modified beyond recognition - very unattractive.

The entire area is even more economically depressed than when I last had been a resident there (1961). It would not surprise me if the building is ultimately destroyed by decay or fire.

Assisted living would have been a good use provided that there were an appropriately sized leach field. I understand that the expense was prohibitive. Unfortunate.

Best regards,

John "Jake" Gordon

Posted October 14, 2015, by LaDana Huffman Kennedy (ladanakennedy [at] yahoo [dot] com)

the current owener is my dad willie Huffman sr would love to find out some more history myself my father has had the building since the early 70's during his time he rented roons and had small bar.

Posted October 14, 2015, by Derrick Brownell (ddaye [at] theblakeproject [dot] com)

Hi John,

My mother and her partner owned this property from 1975 - 1985. (Patricia Brownell and Ruth Levasseur) They did an excellent job of refurbishing it and converting it into a thriving assisted living business known as The Victorian Manor. Sunday lunch was open to the public. Governor Joe Brennan and Senator George Mitchell dined with us on one occasion. Big news for this small town.

The property was sold in 1985 in pristine condition. We should have held onto it. The property was neglected and the business died.

It needs another owner with vision.

Posted October 5, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is a duplicate entry of Christ Church in Raleigh, NC. The North Carolina Historic Preservation Office recognizes this NHL as Christ Church, not Christ Episcopal Church.

Posted September 17, 2015, by Carolyn Rushton (crrush57 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This barn had to be taken down a few months ago. I have no details.

Posted September 12, 2015, by Kathy crumley (Agathasgrace [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Was just curious when it closed. I was in fourth grade in 1964 there. Thanks

Posted August 31, 2015, by Chet Gehman (gehmanc2000 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Photo #6 has an interesting history of its own. Built sometime around 1894, it was the home of Thomas Walsh and his family. Walsh became a millionaire in 1902 when he sold his Camp Bird Mine near Ouray for $5,200,000. They then moved to Washington, D.C. His daughter, Evalyn Walsh McLean wrote the book "Father Struck It Rich" telling of the family who wanted for nothing. Mrs. McLean was the last private owner of the famous Hope Diamond, said to be cursed to those who owned it.

Posted August 29, 2015, by Kathleen E. Welch (lobstah21 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I remember begging Mummy to drive in so I could see the village, this is in the 1950's, wanted to badly to see it but she was afraid that we would be seen in there, I was a kid I didnt' care.

Americans, Americans they don't treasure the places that are built, American Saying is if it's old, don't keep it up tear it down. I had to go to England to see Castles and Manor houses and history Not here in Maine

We could have had a wonderful World War 1 Museum at Fort Williams but rip it down rip it down rip it down, it's the American way just like our lovely Union Station in Portland where as a little girl we went to pick up Nana coming from Derry NH. So yup, Americans don't care about history.

Posted August 21, 2015, by Anonymous

this sight is no longer a funeral home....the business was closed in June of 2015 and the business merged with Garden City Funeral Home.

Posted August 18, 2015, by Ms Danny Bellman (dannybellman [at] aol [dot] com)

We "came upon" this location while enjoying a drive in the beautiful countryside.

The owner/owner's have taken an historical site and developed it into a fabulous home.

We would love to learn more about the efforts having gone into making this such an architectural treasure.

We felt as though we were back in France.

Posted August 14, 2015, by J.R. Manning (thekitchenguy [at] sbcglobal [dot] net)

I bet the citizens of Gotham City are in great distress over the closing of the Bat Cave.

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Posted August 13, 2015, by Cassie (greydelislefan [at] gmail [dot] com)

Went here many times as a kid, one of those times actually visiting the caves themselves. Nowadays a few of the caves are closed indefinitely due to the threat of a rare bat disease called white nose syndrome. Only 5 caves (the commercial Cascade Cave and X-Cave, and the "wild" Laurel Cave, Horn Hollow Caves and Rimstone Cave) are currently open to the public. Additionally, Laurel Cave is only open during the summer months.

The caves currently closed off include the Saltpeter Cave and the Bat Cave.

Posted August 13, 2015, by Cassie (greydelislefan [at] gmail [dot] com)

I've been up to the top of the Watchtower. It does have a small fee but almost everything within the Grand Canyon National Park does. You do get a very nice aerial view of the canyon at the top of the tower, though as a kid going up it was a bit scary. It has a spiral staircase and you could easily fall off of it if you're not careful. It's worth a visit though if you don't suffer from acrophobia.

Posted August 10, 2015, by Anonymous

Because there have been no photos submitted. Grab a camera and fire away.

Posted August 10, 2015, by Mark Mcmillan (mam196571 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Why are there no images or photos of the Boscobel Cottage or Lower Bosco Plantation. As a histiorian I would love to see photos to preserve this great hstory in Ouachita Parish. I have seen one photo under a news paper article which came out in 1976 but the photo could barely be made out. The article was readable and very interesting. Any help would be greatly appreciated. Thank you Mark

Posted August 10, 2015, by Larry Baker (mrbakerman1 [at] hotmail [dot] com)

I know a direct descendant of Joel and am passing along this info. well done thanks

Posted August 7, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Great information. The photo on the landmarkhunter.com website you refer to was added by myself from the South Carolina Department of Archives and History and I used the addresses they provided. I can only correct the picture information that is shown on landmarkhunter.com. I recommend that you get in contact with the South Carolina Department of Archives and History to have them correct the information on their website. The data we attribute to them is unfortunately only as good as the data they provide on their website.

Thanks

Posted August 2, 2015, by Donna D Talbot (dee [at] jumpdesigns [dot] com)

My Grandmother was Katherine Gay Bird (Talbot). She grew up on the "Bird's Nest" Farm 1/2 mile from the "Venable-Chase" House. Her mother was Margret Gay (Bird) who grew up on "Mount Echo",which I believe is now the "Venable-Chase" House. My fathers middle name is "Venable" so I'm thinking it is the same farm. I saw it once as a child and we have a watercolor of the house that my Grandmother Bird (Talbot) painted as a young girl. I also have a photo taken in the early to mid 60's. I will post the photo when I find it. I remember being told it had the largest Beech tree in the state in the front yard. Anybody have more info? Donna D Talbot

Posted August 1, 2015, by viola m hillsgrove (peat21921 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

I lived here as a care taker in 1961 to 1964. I would like to see it again.

Posted July 30, 2015, by Christy Matthews (chm [dot] matthews [at] gmail [dot] com)

A few pictures associated with this report are mislabeled. You have the wrong pictured house associated to the wrong address.

http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/spartanburg/S10817742061/pages/S1081774206126.htm - This house is on Glendalyn, but not 734

http://www.nationalregister.sc.gov/spartanburg/S10817742061/pages/S1081774206127.htm - This is 734 Glendalyn

I happen to now own 734 glendalyn. Any future information you have on the house would be appreciated. At the least, you should update your records.

Thank you.

Posted July 26, 2015, by Anonymous

Do you feel better now?

Posted July 23, 2015, by ms. betty lou ligon (bluestarseal1 [at] yahoo [dot] com)

Texas is not "f'n" Arkansas. Best to my limited experience. Arkansas can "stick it, where the sun don't shine". Anyone ever been to Bell County,Texas? If it is any consolation: I hate Arkansas with a "m"f'n" purple passion. i Could not be more adament about that fact. The covenant of the arc..

Posted July 20, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

The 2 pictures posted by Marc Belanger are not of the Old County Courthouse that is listed individually in the National Register of Historic Places. They are pictures of the current Plymouth County Courthouse. I have posted a picture of the correct building.

Posted July 20, 2015, by Michael Miller (michael_a_miller [at] yahoo [dot] com)

This is actually in Suffolk County, not Plymouth County.

Posted July 19, 2015, by J.R. Manning

This is an absolutely amazing place and I admit, I had no idea it was even here. If you're a veteran or a member of the family of a veteran, you need to visit this memorial park. The park is probably 2-1/2 hours away from St. Paul and about 5 hours from Chicago.

I intend to return and take the guided walking tour and shoot another several dozen photographs of the tributes.

Posted July 19, 2015, by Bill Eichelberger

Cool!

Posted July 7, 2015, by Bill Eichelberger

I added the pics to the landmark page.

Posted July 3, 2015, by Anonymous

Sadly, this 102 year old landmark was deconstructed on June 24, 2015. (Photos by Marla Taylor).

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