Category Archives: Buildings

The Coinage Act of 1792

The Coinage Act of 1792, also known as the Mint Act of 1792, was passed by the United States Congress on April 2, 1792. The Act established the United States Mint and regulated the coinage of the United States. The long title of the legislation is An act establishing a mint and regulating the Coins… Read More »

Kosse, Texas

Kosse, Texas Points of Interest Hearn-Gidden House Highway 7 Kosse, TX 76653 I saw this photo of a creepy-looking old house on Facebook. It looked like a place I need to visit the next time I’m in the Kosse area. (Click on the image for a larger view.) The Hearne-Gidden House Project is a restoration… Read More »

Providence, Rhode Island

Providence is in Providence County, Rhode Island. City of Providence, Rhode Island Wikipedia The Arcade Providence 65 Weybosset Street Providence, RI 02903 (401) 454-4568 Built in the Greek Revival style in 1828, the Arcade is the United States’ oldest indoor shopping mall. After a $7 million renovation by the Northeast Collaborative Architects, the ground level contains… Read More »