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Iyo Stone

The Iyo Stone is located in the Portland Japanese Garden, a traditional Japanese garden within Portland, Oregons Washington Park, in the United States. It is a tribute to the first president of the Japanese Garden Society of Oregon, Philip Engleh ...

Panama Hotel (Seattle)

The Panama Hotel in Seattle, Washingtons International District was built in 1910. The hotel was built by the first Japanese-American architect in Seattle, Sabro Ozasa, and contains the last remaining Japanese bathhouse in the United States. The ...

Milkwort family

The Polygalaceae or the milkwort family are made up of flowering plants in the order Fabales. They have a near-cosmopolitan range, with about 21 genera and ca. 900 known species of herbs, shrubs and trees. Over half of the species are in one genu ...

El Pasaje

The El Pasaje is a historic site in Ybor City, Tampa, Florida. It was originally built in 1886 to house the offices for Vicente Martinez Ybors companies as he planned Ybor City and then ran his cigar factory and other businesses. El Pasaje has be ...

V.M. Ybor

V.M. Ybor is a neighborhood within the city limits of Tampa, Florida, United States. As of the 2010 census, the neighborhood had a population of 1.743. The ZIP Codes serving the neighborhood are 33602, 33603, and 33605. The central Tampa area now ...

St. Michaels Church Complex

St. Michaels Church Complex, also known as St. Michael the Archangel Roman Catholic Church, is a historic Roman Catholic church complex located at Baltimore, Maryland, United States. The church was founded to serve the German immigrant community ...

Violetville, Baltimore

Violetville is a neighborhood in Southwest Baltimore, Maryland and Baltimore County. The community is characterized by its "well-kept 1950s and 60s era rowhouses and older farmhouses that date back to the turn of the previous century." In 1958, t ...

Concordia Cemetery (Buffalo, New York)

Concordia Cemetery is a historic cemetery in Buffalo in Erie County, New York. It consists of a 15-acre rectangular plot and was founded in 1859 by three German congregations: First Trinity Lutheran Church, St. Peters Evangelical Church, and St. ...

Saint Mary of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church

Saint Mary of Sorrows Roman Catholic Church, is located at 938 Genesee Street, Buffalo, New York in the citys east side. The building is a City of Buffalo landmark and former Catholic parish church within the Diocese of Buffalo.

St. Michaels Church, Old Town, Chicago

St. Michaels Church in the Old Town neighborhood of Chicago is a Roman Catholic church staffed by the Redemptorist order of priests. The parish was founded to minister to German Catholic immigrants in 1852 with its first wooden church completed t ...

Lithuanian National Cemetery

The Lithuanian National Cemetery is a non-profit cemetery in Justice, Illinois, that mainly serves the Lithuanian American community in Chicago. Established in 1911, it is the resting place of many prominent Lithuanians in politics, culture, and ...

Minnekirken

Norwegian Lutheran Memorial Church, also known as Minnekirken, is a Lutheran church in Chicago, Illinois. It is one of two American churches still using Norwegian as a primary liturgical language, the other being Mindekirken in Minneapolis, Minne ...

Swedes in Chicago

Like other European ethnic groups, people left Sweden in search of better economic opportunities during the mid-1800s. In the year 1900, Chicago was the city with the second highest number of Swedes after Stockholm, the capital of Sweden. By then ...

Andersonville Commercial Historic District

The Andersonville Commercial Historic District is a historic district in Chicago, Illinois. It runs from 4800 North Clark Street to 5800 North Clark Street in the citys Uptown and Edgewater neighborhoods. The area was once home to a heavily Swedi ...

Welsh history in Chicago

Aiming to match the grand scale of the Worlds Fair, the Welsh mounted an International Eisteddfod, a competitive literary and music festival, on the Fair grounds. Choral performances reportedly drew crowds of 6.000 to the Festival Hall. Clara Nov ...

Chicago Welsh Societies

There are at least three associations of people with Welsh origins in Chicago. These are the Chicago Tafia, the Cambrian Benevolent Society of Chicago, and the Women’s Welsh Club of Illinois.

Collinwood

Collinwood is a neighborhood on the east side of Cleveland, Ohio. Originally a village in Euclid Township, it was annexed by the city in 1910. Collinwood grew around the rail yards of the Lake Shore and Michigan Southern Railway and is divided by ...

St. Clair–Superior

St. Clair–Superior is a neighborhood in Cleveland, Ohio, in the United States. Largely settled in the 1880s and 1890s by Eastern European immigrants, white flight in the 1990s left the neighborhood largely African American. It is one of the oldes ...

German Society of the City of New York

The German Society of the City of New York was founded on October 4th, 1784, based on the model of the German Society of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia. Founding members included John Christoph Kunze and Friedrich Wilhelm von Steuben. The associati ...

Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church

The Transfiguration Roman Catholic Church, also known as Church of the Transfiguration, is a Roman Catholic church at 64-14 Clinton Avenue in Maspeth, Queens, New York City. Belonging to the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, its current pastor ...

Brighton Heights (Pittsburgh)

Brighton Heights is a neighborhood in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvanias northside area. It has a zip code of 15212, and has representation on Pittsburgh City Council by the council member for District 1. The Western gateway to the neighborhood, Brighton ...

LUnione Italiana

LUnione Italiana, The Italian Club, is a historic social society in Tampas Ybor City neighborhood. The groups building was designed by Tampa architect M. Leo Elliott. It is located at 1731 East Seventh Avenue. Santo Trafficante Sr. was a member o ...

Mexican Orange

Choisya is a small genus of aromatic evergreen shrubs in the rue family, Rutaceae. Members of the genus are commonly known as Mexican orange due to the similarity of their flowers with those of the closely related orange, both in shape and scent. ...

Yeshiva Aharon Yaakov-Ohr Eliyahu

In April 2009, Yeshivah Aharon Yaakov-Ohr Eliyahu bought the former Daniel Murphy Catholic High School campus, located in the heavily Orthodox Jewish populated Fairfax District. The 2010-2011 school year marked the beginning of YAYOEs use of its ...

Jamie Gauthier

Jamie Gauthier is an American Democratic politician and member of the Philadelphia City Council. In 2019, she was elected to represent the Third District, which covers much of West Philadelphia and Southwest Philadelphia.

First Church of Christ, Congregational (Farmington, Connecticut)

The First Church of Christ, Congregational is a historic church at 75 Main Street in Farmington, Connecticut. Built in 1771, this Greek Revival church was designated a National Historic Landmark in 1975 for its role in sheltering the Amistad Afri ...

Dunleith, Delaware

Dunleith is a suburb of Wilmington, in New Castle County, Delaware. It was built in the early 1950s, and was the first housing development marketed for African-Americans in Delaware. In 1990, the population was 2.600.

Newtown (Palatka)

Newtown is a neighborhood of Palatka, Florida located west of downtown and includes portions of the central business district. The neighborhood was originally established as an African American community in the mid-1800s. Central Academy, Florida ...

Collier Heights

Collier Heights is a neighborhood in the southwest corner of Atlanta, Georgia. It is bordered to the west by Fairburn Road, the east by Hamilton E. Holmes Drive, the north by Donald L. Hollowell Parkway, and to the south by Interstate 20 bridge a ...

Flat Rock, Georgia

Flat Rock is a historic African American community in DeKalb County, Georgia. It is located within the city of Lithonia, as well as the Arabia Mountain National Heritage Area. Flat Rock is believed to be the oldest African American settlement in ...

Hog Hammock, Georgia

Hog Hammock is an African-American community on Sapelo Island, a barrier island of the U.S. state of Georgia. The community of Hog Hammock, also known as Hogg Hummock, includes homes, a general store, bar, public library, and other small business ...

Mexican orange blossom

Choisya ternata is an evergreen shrub, growing up to 3 m 10 ft in height. Its leaves have three leaflets and are aromatic. The white flowers are scented, appearing in spring sometimes with limited repeat flowering in autumn.

Fox Lake (Angola, Indiana)

Fox Lake is a national historic district located in Pleasant Township, Steuben County, Indiana. The district encompasses 27 contributing buildings associated with the Fox Lake Resort vacation community. It developed between 1928 and 1950 as a vac ...

Black Bottom Historic District

The Black Bottom Historic District is a historic African American community located in Russellville, Kentucky. It is bounded by E. 5th and 7th Sts., Bowling Green Rd. and Morgan St. Civil rights activist Charles Neblett worked in the neighborhood.

First Baptist Church (Elizabethtown, Kentucky)

The First Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, Kentucky, originally known as Severns Valley Baptist Church, is a historic church at 112 W. Poplar Street. It was built in 1855 and was a work of John Y. Hill, a tailor turned carpenter/builder. It was a ...

Midway Historic District (Midway, Kentucky)

The Midway Historic District of Midway, Kentucky, was designated by the National Register of Historic Places as a historic district on November 17, 1978. In 2003, faced with a declining downtown, a major streetscape renovation project began as pa ...

Mount Moriah Baptist Church (Middlesboro, Kentucky)

Mt. Moriah Baptist Church is a historic church at 314 N. Main Street in Middlesboro, Kentucky. It was built during 1918-21 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1985. It is a brick building with brick laid in common bond. It wa ...

Mount Vernon AME Church (Gamaliel, Kentucky)

Mount Vernon A.M.E. Church, also known as Mount Vernon African Methodist Episcopal Church, is a historic church located north of Gamaliel, Kentucky on Kentucky Route 100. It was added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1977. It is a o ...

St. James AME Church (Ashland, Kentucky)

The St. James AME Church in Ashland, Kentucky is a historic African Methodist Episcopal church at 12th St. and Carter Avenue. It was built in 1912 and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1979. It is a gable-front brick building, ...

80th United States Colored Infantry Regiment

The 80th United States Colored Infantry Regiment was an African-American unit of the United States Colored Troops during the American Civil War. It was organized from the 8th Corps dAfrique Infantry and attached to the Port Hudson garrison in Lou ...

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