The Chimneys

History: The Chimneys, located in Fredericksburg Virginia, this historic house was built between the years 1771-1773, named after the stone chimneys at either end of the building. It was not documented who exactly owned The Chimneys, but it was designed by Charles Yates and constructed by John Glassell who was a local merchant coming from [...]

Alcatraz Prison

History: Located in the San Francisco Bay in California, the small island of Alcatraz was developed with various facilities such as a lighthouse, military prison, and federal prison from 1934 until 1963. This island is home to the earliest abandoned prison, oldest lighthouse on the west coast, and early military establishments. During its time as [...]