It has a high, beautiful and very healthy location upon the Iowa River, which is a bold deep stream of clear water, navigable with Steamboats during several months of each year, and commands the growing trade of a large scope of exceedingly fertile country, well timbered and watered.
The successful man is not the man who works by fits and starts, but he who keeps constantly and quietly on his way, with his purpose like a guiding star ever in view. To be sure you are right, and then go ahead, and keep going ahead, is the true spirit.
Timur, the last great nomadic conqueror of the Eurasian Steppe, was a warlord who envisioned the restoration of Genghis Khan’s Mongol Empire. Timur’s army was feared throughout Asia, Africa, and Europe, but his extraordinary perseverance, displayed during fifty years of continuous battles, was imparted by an ant.
Historic bird’s eye view of Key West, Florida in 1884
Bird’s eye view of Charleston, South Carolina in 1872
Amazing old map showing Chicago when it was first incorporated as a town in 1833
Click here to explore a map of New Hampshire’s White Mountains from 100+ years ago
The Merritt Parkway was the first divided-lane, limited-access highway in Connecticut.
Historic bird’s eye view of Mattapan, MA in 1890
Historic bird’s eye view of San Antonio, Texas from 1873
Historic bird’s eye view of Bristol, Rhode Island from 1871
Click to see what Atlanta, Georgia looked like in 1892
Detailed bird’s eye view of Marlborough, Massachusetts in 1878
Detailed bird’s eye view of Natick, Massachusetts in 1877
Historic old map shows a bird’s eye view of Midland City, Michigan in 1884
Detailed bird’s eye view of Waltham, Massachusetts in 1877
Longwood, also known as Nutt’s folly, is a grand antebellum mansion in Natchez…
Detailed bird’s eye view of the proposed World’s Fair in Washington D.C.
Bird’s eye view of the Tennessee World’s Fair of 1897 in Nashville, TN
Detailed bird’s eye view of Belvidere, New Jersey in 1883
Detailed bird’s eye view of Whitinsville, Massachusetts in 1879
Beautifully detailed map of Westwood, NJ from 1924
Detailed bird’s eye view of Townsend Center, MA in 1889
Detailed bird’s eye view of Absecon, New Jersey in 1924
Detailed bird’s eye view of Philadelphia’s Centennial Exposition of 1876
Detailed bird’s eye view of Mannington, West Virginia in 1897
Detailed bird’s eye view of Uxbridge, Massachusetts in 1880