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1. Old State House, Boston Old State House, Boston American Revolution; Colonialists; Colonial America The Old State House was a merchants exchange and a general meeting place. It was the symbol of royal authority in the colony.

2. Faneuil Hall, Boston Faneuil Hall, Boston American Revolution; Colonialists; Boston, MA; Faneuil, Peter, 1700-1743 One of the most popular attractions in Boston, Faneuil Hall has been extensively renovated, and is maintained by the National Park Service, which offers historical talks daily in the second floor meeting...

3. State Capital, Boston State Capital, Boston Boston, MA; Bulfinch, Charles, 1763-1844; Architecture The elegant State House, seat of Massachusetts government was designed by self-taught architect, Charles Bulfinch.

4. Old North Church, Boston Old North Church, Boston Boston, MA; Revere, Paul, 1734-1818; Longfellow, Henry Wadsworth, 1807-1882; Midnight ride; One if by land; American Revolution; Tories The Old North Church was built in 1723. It is the oldest church building in Boston.

5. Old South Meeting House, Boston Old South Meeting House, Boston American Revolution; Boston Tea Party; taxes The Old South Meeting House was built in 1729. At the time of the Revolution it was the largest public building in Boston.

6. George Washington George Washington Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists; Presidents; Washington, George, 1732-1799 Portrait by Gilbert Stuart of George Washington at Dorchester Heights, 1806

7. John Adams John Adams Boston; American Revolution; Presidents; Colonialists John Adams is shown in his later years. He appears to be holding a cane in his hand.

8. Samuel Adams Samuel Adams Boston; American Revolution; Colonialists Portrait of Samuel Adams by John Singleton Copley, c. 1772.

9. John Hancock John Hancock Boston; American Revolution; Declaration of Independence; Colonialists John Hancock shown seated at a desk with writing materials. Portrait by John Singleton Copley, 1765.

10. Paul Revere House Paul Revere House Boston; Midnight ride; American Revolution; Colonialists; Patriot Built about 1660, this house is the oldest building in downtown Boston. Paul Revere lived in it from 1770 to 1800.

11. Liberty Silver Dollar, 1895 Liberty Silver Dollar, 1895 Coins; U.S. Mint; Phrygian Cap; Morgan, George T.; Face Value A left-facing portrait of Miss Liberty. She wears a crown on which is written LIBERTY. A few wheat leaves are stuck in the crown. At the back of her curly hair, she wears a Phrygian cap. Above her head...

12. Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois Pierre Menard Home, Ellis Grove, Illinois Architecture; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Menard, Pierre, 1766-1844 Collection of views of the Pierre Menard Home.

13. Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri Amoureaux House, Ste. Genevieve, Missouri French Colonial Period; vertical log construction; French Colonial District; Ste. Genevieve, Missouri The Amoureaux House, built in 1785, is a French vernacular post in ground (poteaux-enterre) construction. It is one of three in Ste. Genevieve and only five in the U.S. In the bedroom, on the fireplace...

14. Cahokia Courthouse Cahokia Courthouse Courthouses; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; Vertical log construction; Cahokia, Illinois Images of Cahokia Courthouse from different angles

15. Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia Church of the Holy Family, Cahokia Churches; Architecture; French Colonial Period; French Colonial District; History; Cahokia, Illinois See individual images for descriptions.

16. The Coureur de Bois and the Indian The Coureur de Bois and the Indian fur trade; Indians of North America; Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909; A fur trader stands by a birch bark canoe and shakes the hand of an Indian. A second fur trader is seated in the canoe.

17. White House portico White House portico United States; Government facilities; Politics & Government; White House; Washington, D.C.; Visitors to the White House are seen exiting by way of the north portico.

18. White House White House United States; White House; Washington, D.C.; Presidents; The White House seen from the south.

19. Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died Front Parlor, Petersen House, the house where Lincoln died Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Assassinations; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Petersen House; Lincoln, Mary Todd, 1818-1882; Stanton, Edwin M. (Secretary of War), 1814-1869 The front parlor of the Petersen House is restored to its appearance on the night of April 14-15, 1865. The house is operated by the National Park Service and is open to the public.

20. Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot Lincoln assassin John Wilkes Booth's boot Lincoln, Abraham, 1809-1865; Civil War; Booth, John Wilkes, 1838-1865; Assassinations; Ford's Theater; Petersen House John Wilkes Booth was wearing this boot the night that he shot Abraham Lincoln at Ford’s Theater in Washington D. C. After shooting Lincoln and stabbing Major Rathbone, Booth leapt from the Presidential...
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