Monthly Archives: January 2013

Rayville Light and Water Plant

The city of Rayville, it is reported, is asking for bids for a franchise for installation of an electric-light plant and waterworks system.  For further information address C. A. Smith, secretary of Progressive League. (The Electric World, v. 61, January 1913 … Continue reading

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Former bank, pharmacy in Lake Village, Arkansas

This circa 1908 building in Lake Village, Arkansas (currently available for rent) once housed a bank until the early 1940s (Rachel Silva, 2011, Walks Through History: Lake Village CHD).   After a brief stint in the building by “The Friendly Store” … Continue reading

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Bank of Leland: City Hall

  Check out the details on the former Bank of Leland building at the link to Lottabusha County Chronicles.

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Embassy of Costa Rica

Sometimes, no matter the amount of digging, I just can’t discover much about a building.  The Embassy of Costa Rica is located on the corner of S and Phelps Place, in the Sheridan-Kalorama Historic District.  The introduction of embassies into … Continue reading

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Moldova Embassy

One of the most interesting things about my recent trip to Washington, DC has been tracking down where I was during my strolls through the neighborhood.  I was just taking  photographs of things that caught my eye–as always, and not … Continue reading

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