March 23, 2015

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Gateway Arch in St. Louis Being Built

If you have ever been to St. Louis, you’ve clearly seen this national landmark. The St. Louis Arch, part of the National Park known as the Jefferson National Expansion Memorial, was constructed between 1963 and 1965. It was officially inaugurated in 1968,...

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Nashville in the Early 1900s

Here are some beautiful old photos of prominent buildings in Nashville around the turn of the 20th century. Federal building in Nashville Source: Library of Congress State capitol building in Nashville Source: Library of Congress Court house and public square...

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1890s Photo of Reichstag Building in Berlin

Here is a great old photo from the 1890s showing the Reichstag Building in Berlin. Berlin. Reichstagsgebäude in 1890s Source: Library of Congress And, this is what it looks like today. Reichstag Building today Source: Wikipedia

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Pre-Civil War Map of New Orleans

This is a terrific old map of New Orleans. We posted a full week of great NOLA content last week, and wanted to make sure to top it off this weekend with a great old map. Make sure you click...

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1940s Postcards of Bar Harbor, Maine

We love old postcards, and this is a good one that we dug up at Digital Commonwealth. This shows Bar Harbor, Maine sometime in the 1940s. Municipal Pier, Bar Harbor, Maine (1940s) Source: Digital Commonwealth Here’s another great one of...