Monday, May 31, 2010
Sunday, May 30, 2010
IN.7 - Indianapolis, the Capitol of Indiana, Home of the world-famous annual 500-mile auto race.
Fieldhouse and Theatron, Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana. Fieldhouse - One of the largest in the world, was dedicated in 1928. It has been host on many occasions to some of the best basketball teams in the nation. Hilton U. Brown Theatron - Has a seating capacity of 3300 and is operated during the summer season, showing popular musical productions.
Indiana State Capiol, Indianapolis, Ind.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
Key Biscayne, a popular tropical island resort center just minutes from downtown Miami, Florida.
Crandon Park Cabanas - Fun in the Sun!
Popular Miami recreation spot are these public cabanas at Crandon Park on Key Biscayne. Metro Dade County Park and Recreation Department operates this 102 cabana area for relaxing and swimming in the Atlantic Ocean off this sub-tropical beach and oceanfront park.
"All Aboard" The Miniature Train of the Biscayne Bay, Atlantic & Gulf Railroad at Crandon Park, Key Biscayne, Miami, Florida.
Friday, May 28, 2010
Greetings form Indiana
The "Hoosier" State, discovered by LaSalle, in 1679, was admitted to the Union Dec. 11, 1816. Indiana covers an area of 36,921 square miles, and has a population of over 4 1/2 million. State Song: On the Banks of the Wabash; State Bird: Cardinal; State Flower: Zinnia; State Tree: Tulip.
Greetings from Indiana
Views shown from top left, Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial, Lake Webster, Santa Claus, Shafer Lake, World's largest Steer Monument, Turkey Run State Park, State Capitol, French Lick, Ohio River Bridge, Indianapolis "500", Steel Mills, Brown County State Park, University of Notre Dame, Indiana Toll Road, Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument.
The Hoosier State
CAPITAL: Indianapolis. AREA: 36,291 sq. mi. POPULATION: 4,662,498. MOTTO: The Crossroads of America. FLOWER: Peony. BIRD: Cardinal. TREE: Tulip. SONG: On the Banks of the Wabash. 19th State admitted to the Union, Dec. 11, 1816.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
Brilliant tropical sunset over the skyline of Miami, The Magic City.
This view of Miami is looking to the west with Bayfront Park in the foreground.
Aerial view of Miamarina. This new marina located in the heart of downtown Miami in Bayfront Park has facilities to handle any size pleasure craft in this fine yacht basin.
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Garfield Park, located at Shelby Street and Garfield Drive, is one of the beauty spots of the City. Its Greenhouses, Sunken Gardens, Fountains, Swimming Pool and Outdoor Theatre attract crowds day and night. Its athletic fields serva a wide area.
Garfield Park is distinctive for its beautiful sunken gardens, illuminated fountain and greenhouses. A promenade balcony of three floors overlooks the gardens. The park contains bathing pools for adults and children, an open air theatre and a community building with an assembly hall seating five hundred persons.
The 25 city parks comprise a total area of 1,829 acres, affording facilities for every known outdoor sport. Four aviation fields are within these parks, also a casting pool. The beautiful sunken gardens in Garfield Park attract many visitors.
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
Miami's Bayfront Park and Boulevard hotels are silhouetted at twilight.
Sunset over the Magic City, Miami, Florida.
The Dupont Plaza Center
Miami, Florida's foremost office building. The first of its kind in the world, this tri-purpose structure includes the Dupont Plaza Hotel and the Architects Bureau.
Monday, May 24, 2010
The James Whitcomb Riley home is located at 528 Lockerbie Street. Open to visitors.
The Scottish Rite Cathedral, located on North Meridian Street, between North and Walnut Streets, was completed in 1927. This masterpiece of old-world architecture is widely known for its exteriror and interior beauty. Its carillon is among the finest in the country.
Indiana State House. The capitol building, seat of state government, was erected in 1878 and is of Corinthian architecture. Located on a nine-acre square, it is bounded by Washington and Ohio streets and Capital and Senate avenues. The Governor's office, chambers of the two houses of the legislature, the state courts and several other offices are in this building.
Sunday, May 23, 2010
Oldest Organized Church in Miami
First Presbyterian Church
609 Brickell Avenue
Miami, Florida is the tourists; "Mecca", where many and varied entertainments are unequalled by any other major city.
Miamarina and Bayfront park, looking towards the Dodge Island seaport.
Saturday, May 22, 2010
IN.18-University Park and War Memorial Building
In the foreground is the statue of Benjamin Harrison, 23rd president of the U.S. In the center stands the beautifulDepew Memorial Fountain, surrounded by cast bronze statues of children. In the center background is the famed War Memorial Bldg. and in the left background is the Scottish Rite Cathedral.
Butler University, Indianapolis, Indiana
Arthur Jordan Memorial Hall, on Butler University's Fairview campus, was completed in 1928 at a cost of more than one million dollars. Constructed of granite and limestone it houses colleges of liberal arts, sciences, education, journalism and business administration. More than 4800 students are enrolled in the day and evening schools, which include a school of religion.
Soldiers' and Sailors' Monument
Completed in 1901, it is the third highest shaft in America. It memoralizes four epochs in the history of Indiana - the period of the Revolution, the War With Mexico, the War of 1812, and the War For The Union. Many huge statues surround its base and overlook its fountain pools. A museum occupies its basement. An observation platform, reached by an elevator, is near its 284 1/2 foot peak. Located in Monument Circle, in the heart of the downtown area, it was built and is maintained by the State of Indiana.
Friday, May 21, 2010
Wednesday, May 19, 2010
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
Lester Moore Grave
Moore was an agent for the Famous Wells-Fargo Stages. He had a dispute with a man over a package; both men died as the result of the gun battle that followed.
Graves of Dowd, Samples, Howard, Delaney & Kelly
These five men were found guilty of killing several people in a store robbery in Bisbee and all hanged on one scaffold in the Court House yard on March 8, 1884.
John Heath Grave
Taken from the Tombstone county jail and lynched on Feb. 22, 1884 by angry mob of Bisbee people for his leadership of five other men who killed several people in a robbery. The five other men were all found guilty and legally hanged.
Monday, May 17, 2010
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Saturday, May 15, 2010
Friday, May 14, 2010
"The town too tough to die."
Scene of the Earp Clanton feud fight in Tombstone, Ariz., "The town too tough to die." Three men were killed and several injured in the fight that took place between the Lawmen and the outlaws during the waning of Tombstone's Hey Days with Marshal Wyatt Earp, his brother and Doc Holliday on one side and the Clanton Clan on the other. Tombstone is located on U.S Hiway 80, 23 miles south of Benson, Arizona and is visited by thousands yearly.
Wells Fargo Stage Office
Served as depot for all the famous stages to Tombstone in the famous 1880's. Today it is a museum which makes one feel he is entering the atmosphere of the old days.