Jacob Aaron Westervelt

Jacob Aaron Westervelt was a renowned and prolific shipbuilder who constructed 247 vessels of all descriptions during his career of over 50 years. From 1853 until 1855 he was Mayor of New York City.
Jacob Bell (shipbuilder)
Jacob Bell was a shipbuilder, and founder of the Brown & Bell shipyard in New York City. His company built the first two ocean steamers launched in New York, as well as one of the earliest clipper ships, the Houqua
St. Mark's Episcopal Church (Berkeley, California)
St. Mark's Episcopal Church is a parish of the Episcopal Church in Berkeley, California, founded in 1877 by two University of California faculty families in a Victorian style, wood-frame parish house in 1877. It was rebuilt in 1902, in the Mission Revival
Outlands in the Eighty Acres
Outlands in the Eighty Acres, also known as Flanders Mansion is a 8,000-square-foot Tudor Revival house. It is significant as a work of architect Henry Higby Gutterson and for its innovative construction with light grey interlocking Precast concrete
Bank of Carmel
The Bank of Carmel was in a historic building, constructed in 1938 by architect C. J. Ryland, in Carmel-by-the-Sea, California. It was Carmel's first commercial bank and the only 1930s Art Deco style building in Carmel. Artist Paul Whitman was
El Carmelo Hotel
El Carmelo Hotel, was Pacific Grove's first hotel, opened to guests on May 20, 1887. It was sometimes called the sister of the Hotel Del Monte. It was located on Lighthouse Avenue between Fountain and Grand Avenues, Pacific Grove and owned by the Pacific
John McNaught (writer)
John McNaught was a newspaper writer and editor of The Sacramento Union and The San Francisco Call; he was the personal secretary to Joseph Pulitzer of the New York World. He was an accomplished writer and public speaker in San Francisco
Enoch Turley
The Enoch Turley was a 19th-century Pennsylvania pilot schooner built in 1842 in Baltimore, Maryland. In the 1880s she was caught up in the competition and rivalry between New Jersey and Pennsylvania pilots and the Delaware pilots. She survived the Great
George Peabody (pilot boat)
George Peabody was a 19th-century pilot boat built in Boston, Massachusetts in 1867, for San Francisco pilots. She was in the San Francisco pilot service for twenty-seven years. The Peabody was sold in 1893 to Captain Samuel H. Burtis and sailed to
Edward A. Costigan
Edward A. Costigan, was a 19th-century Boston, Massachusetts shipbuilder. In 1858, he founded the E. A. Costigan shipyard at Commercial Street in Boston, where he built many notable pilot boats and scows. He was one of the oldest of Boston shipbuilders
Margaret Leshikar-Denton
Margaret E. "Peggy" Leshikar-Denton is an archaeologist specialising in underwater archaeology, and director of the Cayman Islands National Museum