May 7, 2015


Golden Gate Viewed from Berkeley in 1899

This photo shows the beautiful view of the Golden Gate (before the bridge was built in 1933) as seen from Berkeley around 1899. What a stunning view. Make sure you click on it for a larger version with greater details....


Benedict Arnold Lived in This Philadelphia Mansion

This cool old colorized photo or photochrom is from 1900, showing Benedict Arnold’s former mansion in Philadelphia called Mt. Pleasant. The home was originally built by privateer (pirate) John Macpherson around 1761. Mt. Pleasant, Benedict Arnold’s mansion, Philadelphia Source: Library...


New York’s Morningside Park in 1911

This photo shows Morningside Park in New York City, taken on June 26th, 1911. Morningside Park in New York (1911) Source: Library of Congress