My mother's family (Carters) lived in Tyrone/Woodford. Do you know the name of the Carter Family that owned this farm?
This is inaccurate. The older part of the house dates from the 1790s. The portion with the porch and columns dates from the 1850s. The house was originally built by Robert Huston, first justice of the peace of Lincoln County. That part of the hosue extends from the front, with the smaller entrance, along the side to the second lilac bush. (The section after that my father added in the 1980s.) The Greek Revival section was added on (after part of the original house had been removed) by his descendant Gilmore Huston in the 1850s. The house has two styles from two time periods and is older than this post states. My family has owned this house since 1965 and I live there for much of the year and have for many years.
I lived there in 1959 with my family. Is it occupied now?
This is called Fishing Creek, or Nitrolee Dam, but is not the same as the Great Falls-Dearborn Dam. Great Falls-Dearborn is 3 miles downstream, closer to Great Falls.
Error due to a typo when I added the landmark. Accidentally typed 1950 instead of 1850! Thanks for bringing to our attention and it has now been corrected.
Hi, My family moved to Texola in 1906. My mother was born there. My sister and I were born there. And my grandparents lived there until 1971. I am kin to most of the people in the cemetery located south of town. The building that you have pictured was not the Longhorn Trading Post. It was a Texaco Filling Station and a little stop and go grocery store that was owned by my aunt and uncle. I've spent many hours sitting on the ice chest, looking at the magazines, and talking to my family as people came and went. The little turquoise building on the south side of the old Route 66 was the church of Christ. Across the street with the roof caved in was the Methodist Church. I'm 74+ and my plot is located in the Texola Cemetery to be filled at some later date. Have a great day!!! Toodles,
This house was not built in the 1950s. My grandmother, Olga, was born in this house in 1896 and she was child number four.
As a little leaguer back in the late '50s, I recall entering on the far right into what might appear as an annex to this building. Through that entrance then up the stairs led to the old K of C hall, where our Little League East baseball team held its annual banquet, guests of the K of C who sponsored our team.
I was very disappointed to find out this depot was torn down. I was in Abbeville briefly in 2008 and spent a few minutes at the depot taking pictures. Here are some of the images I have. I also included an image I found of the depot in the 1940s. Thank you.
This entry is a duplicate.
There appears to be very little out there about him. A photo album with the name Ernest J. Hess was donated to Columbus State University in Georgia. Is if from this Hess? I have no idea but it could be. https://archives.columbusstate.edu/findingaids/SMC132.php
You might inquire at the American Institute of Architects.
I own another building by hess. Do you have and recommendations on how to find more information on him. This building listing is the only reference that came up in a google search.
The Thomas Scott House was used for a field hospital for both Union & Confederate wounded after battle of Mansfield in April 1864. The house is located about two miles west of the old town of Kingston and is still standing, although in poor condition, to this day.
Vintage Aerial has this labeled as the former MFA Exchange building
Just found a photo of this building on Vintage Aerial that has it labeled as the Linklider furniture store.
That's not this bridge! That's the Mt Zion bridge over on KY-458 (used to be KY-431 when traffic could still go across the covered bridge). The bridge is still there alongside the newer concrete bridge.
There was a time (1960's/70's) when they were actively entertaining damming up the Beech Fork up near the confluence with Chaplin River to make the large Campground Reservoir that would have inundated The Mt Zion covered bridge, the Chaplin covered bridge, the Sharpsville covered bridge and this one.
This bridge has been gone since KY-152 was straightened out near the Beech Fork in the mid-80's.
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Street view has been corrected and verified correct. Thanks for the info.
The photo is not the Nathan's Department Store. Nathan's is across the street from this building.
I checked on it today, I attempted to attach a photo not sure if it will send with email. Itís still completely intact. Thanks to the careful harvesting of the quarry operations, they have kindly left a buffer zone around it.
The majority of NRHP listings on this site were downloaded from the National Park Service archives. To say that the database has a few typos would be an understatement.
Built in 1888.
Who was Charles A. Daniels?
Town name is "Lynden" not "Lyden"
I live in the house today. Nice place with historical value.
Here's a vido I recently did on the history of Perryville: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3ENn10NObxQ
This bridge was demolished in 2017 or 2018
This building has been torn down & is now a gravel parking lot.
Hre's a short video I recently did on the history of the Grand Trunk Coaling Tower: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gBhYNFLx7to
Hey Bill, et al -
I may have found the discrepancy for the address (116 Candler vs 39 W Candler).
I was looking at the Sanford Fire Maps (1921-1925 edition) of the area, and noticed in it that at one time, Candler St was one long street from origin to termination - with the origin starting at Midland St, it would be 10 or so city blocks to reach the Jackson-Johns house, thereby placing it's original address (when it was built) at around 116 Candler St.
However, sometime between then and now, the street was split - everything west of Broad street became West Candler St, and everything East became East Candler St - hence, my house now being at 118 even though I am west of the W. Candler and Church St intersection.
It doesn't explain the "demolished" status though, as obviously the house is still there and even accommodating the split, 116 W Candler was demolished many years ago as there was a tennis court there from the 40's all the way up into the 80's - now it's an empty lot next to me owned by my neighbor.
Anyway, hope that helps with the address difference.
I am the current owner, and it is most definitely not demolished!
A beautiful bldg. with lots of history itís a land mark. I worked for the Seneca hotel as a nite auditor they save that bldg we should save our old blogs.thanks a lot bob little ps I now work rite across the street so I see this bldg. every day
Wow! Best laid plans... went down to take pictures of the house, ended up tripping on the curb and sprained my ankle. Just didn't feel much like trying to get shots after that.
But finally after a lot of bed rest and wearing a boot, I hobbled today down there to take the pictures; find them attached.
I was around 14 to 15 when I started going to drag city. My older brother and me started going to drag city a bunch in the 60ís and then we started going to Paradise drag strip one week and drag city the next really in joyed them both. Then I was drafted into the army at 18 then that was the end of our drag racing. Watching the funny cars spoiled me then we couldnít hardly watch the street cars race any more. Is drag city strip still there under the grass. And if you know about Paradise please let me know about it too.
The primary image is not in the Deering Street Historic District. It is the Stephenson House on the corner of State and Spring Streets. It is about 4 or 5 blocks from the district.
was the house burned during Civil War?
Hi Bill -
No, the address is more in the upper 30's in the block between Broad and Woodlawn next door to The Magnolia Restaurant and across the street from the city parking lot - I'm at 118 W Candler. Per JR's request, I'll get some pics of the house and get them uploaded of it's current state - I have to go down there today anyway to get my haircut. :)
The group called Save the Soldiers Home has posted a fascinating article about the Ward Theater. It is one of the beautiful buildings at the Old Soldiers Home in Wood, Wisconsin and is also one that is greatly endangered. The article shares the history of the Ward Theater and includes some great photos of the interior.
I have posted a link to the article on the Ward Theater page.
I listed it as demolished based on Wikipedia.
The church pictured is Mt. Zion Baptist Church. The photos I am attaching are the Mt. Zion Cemetery a short walk away.
Donations for maintenance can be made at the following:
Mt. Zion Cemetery Fund
612 Ben Baker Rd,
Hail, KY 42501
Is the address actually 116 W. Candler St?
are parts still available as available for old hand operated well pumps!
Ummm.... I'm not sure how this got "demolished" status - I pass it every day because I live 3 blocks down from it... so as of 11/05/2020 it's still standing (although I don't think it's used as a realty office anymore - nobody is ever around it).
James Bruce Round Barn, 1884 W Becker School Rd, Freeport, IL 61032-9275
+42.252044, -89.649102 or 42į15'07.4"N 89į38'56.8"W
South of Freeport, IL, west of County Hwy 26, north side, next to Hake's Hardwood Floor Co.
Demolished (2019-2020?). Parking lot on former site.
Do you have any information on the structure next to the Tennga airport near the railroad tracks? Feel free to contact me @email@example.com
Never understand that.
The barn was bulldozed and the remains were burnt in March 2012
The owner of these apartments threatened to kill me after I walked from his driveway taking pictures of the East Falls. After insulting my intelligence, and verbally attacking me.
Here's a recent video I did on the mill: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5Phxfv9ozxI
My father Oran P "Olie" Baumgardner and his friend Tony Gaston were the last people to work on engine #1147. They made it ready for its new home. My father worked for the GN and BN for almost 45 yrs all the time in Wenatchee, WA. He retired around 1968. He passed away in 1987.
Attached are pictures of Perly's (Formerly the Investment Realty Company Building) buit by Henry Carl Messerschmidt in 1930 (a contributing building), and the Sydnor & Hundley Building built in 1931 by Carmeal & Johnson These two structures are on the far edge of the district, and have an Art Deco design.
All pictures are my own work and were taken in 2019 shortly before COVID made it impossible to take. I, grant permission for these photos to appear on this site.
Photo 1 description: Facade of the former Investment Realty Company Building at 111 E Grace Street, now known as Perly's.
Photo 2 description: Facade of the Sydnor & Hundley building at 108 E. Grace Street, this is now an apartment building, and one of the taller buildings in the historic district.
Photo 3 description: Close up of the Art Deco details on the Sydnor & Hundley building at 108 E. Grace Street.
Photo 4 description: Close up of the Art Deco details on the Sydnor & Hundley building at 108 E. Grace Street.
Photo 5 description: The tin ceiling in 111 E. Grace Street.
This structure is also known as the CNB Building, and for a while was abandoned, it was recently converted to confos and now goes by the name The Lofts at CNB.
This structure is also known as the CNB Building, and for a while was abandoned, it was recently converted to confos and now goes by the name The Lofts at CNB.
Hello. I ran across what looks to be the remains of an old bridge. Only the deteriorating cement is left along the banks as far as I can tell. It's just East (upstream) of the Cumberland Rd bridge over White River.
This barn collapsed in late August; the area is now empty.
i own this land and there is absolutely no access.
You live in California and your greatest worry is exploding trees?
The accurate address is 229 W Riddle Ave. 299, and St. are incorrect.
This isnít the Bellefonte Academy. It burnt down in 2004.
Quite a lot of loonies posting in the forum of late.
Lodging? That's what Google Maps says...
If so, call me at 404-543-8202.
My name is Mark.
Please put the actual address of the church somewhere. The address is very hard to find. Someone might like to actually donate to the church, and this would be the only way to send anything to the church. Thank you.
These horrible trees are literally a threat to our lives. The Eucalyptus is a fire bomb. There is only one way out of our neighborhood, we suffer from regular wild fires. If an historic landmark is more important than our property and lives then I have lost faith in mankind. Itís just mean.
fun fact, the slug bug in the picture is still there
There are many photos available of the two Rose homes. Robert H Rose at 3 Riverside and brother Edward L Rose at 5 Riverside drive. Attached:
There are a couple of pics included in the article. It is indeed gone.
According to several reports on September 10, 2020 this landmark may have been destroyed by fire:
"The Manning Fire outside Colfax which destroyed the historic covered bridge over the Palouse River. . ."
Richard Gutman, author of "American Diner Then & Now, writes "Orleans Manufacturing (1947-1948) is thought to have built only two diners. One is extant. Originally called Dauphin's Superior Diner, in Rochester, New York, it was recently restored and reopened as the Highland Park Diner on its original site."
Do you know the font that is used on the tower spelling Crandon?
Just want to thank you for posting this. I have been sitting on the beaches of Westerly RI for years, and with binoculars, have been staring at and wondering what the big blocky building was!! Thanks so much.
Do you have any photos of the carriage house that was down the hill from the Tappan House? It burned down in the 1980s.
There was a restaurant in this house at one time. What was the name of the restaurant??
There is a really large protest around this statue right now along with many other confederate statues in the US right now. I got some pictures of the protest which has been going on for a month or two since the people who own the land did not want to move it.
I made sure to keep people's faces out of my pictures, but yeah, pretty decent sized protests.
The fifth floor housed WLS Radio back in the Musicradio days
Posted earlier a picture of how the Furnace looks after cleanup work was begun in March 2020 taken by Tammy Adams, Spring Run, PA. The picture here shows the condition of the Furnace when PVHS was deeded to us by The Franklin County Historical Society. As you can see much work has been done by volunteers. There is more to be done.
The Carrick Furnace has been transferred to the local Path Valley Historical Society in February 2020. Cleanup efforts were immediately commenced, a driveway and parking lot added, and this relic furnace is in much better condition. Visitors to the site should use caution and stay away from the limestone stack and practice safe walking. Work is ongoing and Friends of The Carrick Furnace has been established on Facebook. Donations and volunteers are welcome. You may contact the Path Valley Historical society at
Please feel free to contaact the Society with questions, support, volunteering.
The Sells Brothers, Allen, Lewis, and Peter were better known as proprietors of the Sells Brothers Circus and Sells-Floto Circus. The circuses wintered in Topeka but the brothers were also known as real estate investors in the Topeka area.
Artifacts and ephemera of the Sells Brothers circus investments are held in the Circus World Museum in Baraboo, Wisconsin. (It is listed here in Sauk County, Wisconsin as the Ringling Brothers Circus Winter Quarters.)
You have to want to come here to bother coming here. It's not easy to find and do not rely on your GPS. Many of the mapped roads here are not roads at all. One road my GPS sent me to was actually a line of high voltage transmission towers. Until the forest service restores this tower, there's not much reason to come here.
Regarding the contractors Bailey & Mullen. Of the latter, Mullen was William J. Mullen whose family still resides in Arizona. Mr. Mullen also built other notable structures such as the school house in Cataract Canyon as a federal project for the Havasupai in the interior of The Grand Canyon. The school house has recently been condemned and may only exist in photographs. You may contact Robert Mullen at firstname.lastname@example.org
The Lighthouse Museum is closed at present (2020) for restoration. Reopening is planned for Spring, 2021.
What a great find! Thank you for sharing these postcards!
My father recently passed away and i just acquired some postcards his mother collected before she passed away in 1951. and came across this postcard of Carlton place postmarked 1915. So did some googling to find out more about the place. I grew up in Oklahoma, and grew up and currently living in Collinsville. My grandmother lived in Arkansas so this was a great find. learning a bit a bout her through these postcards and now a little more about my home state. My grandmother died of tuberculosis and was in a sanitarium. so i believe she may have collected them while there and possible before. Came across this site and thought i would share. thanks. Denise
This landmark is actually located in Henderson County, not Polk County.
When was the Crawford house built& by whom?
Check the street view and be sure to rotate to about 180į.
I wonder how this one slipped past the google editors!
Hello, just wanted to say that the current photo is not the Taylorsville canal inn. The one pictured is actually 3242 Taylorsville Rd. Next door was where the Inn (on the other side of the canal. I actually grew up in both houses at different times growing up. Unfortunately the dwelling was demolished after a fire in 2003. However, there use to be remnants of a structure where the mules/animals were kept on the property pictured. Not sure if it's still there though.
That is not 393 Main. Two blocks south. Big error.
I used to take my girlfriend Karen Reynolds to Bailey Falls. It was pretty impressive back in the 50s and 60s.I have great pictures of my dad with my mom there before they were married. Many people used to picnic at Bailey Falls.It was very popular.Those were the days!
How come I photographed this locomotive in Wales in the late 50's or early 60's. I seem to remember photographing it in Snowdonia, but there is no history of it travelling to the UK.
Do you know the name and the story of the small spring next to hiway 86 just east of Racine? It was a small wooden structure and I'm interested in it's story. Any information would be appreciated!
This building is in New York County and it already has an entry there.
A mining company has met with the McDuffie Zoning Board to mine kaolin in Boneville,Georgia against many of the citizens ' protest. How will mining in Boneville affect the town's status of a historical place? How can citizens be assured that the proper paperwork has been filed with the historical society?
This house was moved at some point to 566 Trails End, Mackinaw City, MI. This places it now in Emmet County.
I work in a Zoo, and we have a G-16 train set. I am replacing rotted railroad ties, I need to purchase the rectangle washers, that are used to hold the track to the tie, when using lag bolts,. any idea were i can buy these? Thanks Don
Who now owns the property of Schumer Springs?
The stump with the poem carved into it is currently located in the lobby of the Ranger Station in Winthrop Washington. According to Harvey Manning in the 100 hikes in North Cascades hiking book the stump was moved to Early Winters Visitor center in 1980. Do not know when it was moved to Winthrop