The Breakers Hotel, built by Henry Flagler and located at One South County Road in Palm Beach, Florida, originally opened in 1896. It was rebuilt after fires in 1903 and 1925, and added to the National Register of Historic Places in 1973.
General note: Now home to the Henry Plant Museum on the campus of the University of Tampa, the Tampa Bay Hotel was built by railroad magnate Henry Plant beginning in 1888. The hotel closed in 1930, and in 1941 the city Tampa began leasing the building to the University of Tampa for $1.00 per year.
Hopi tribesmen intervene to shore up Hovenweep ruins
Utilizing an acrylic polymer mortar and tuck pointers, three Hopi stonemasons are stabilizing ancient ruins at Hovenweep National Monument.
May is Colorado Archaeology and Historic Preservation Month.
“The work is important so future generations can enjoy these sites,” said Herschel Talashoma, foreman of the three-man stonemason crew.
A direct descendant of the original inhabitants at Hovenweep, Talashoma said his grandfather introduced him to traditional stonework. Since 2009, he, along with fellow tribesmen Eloy Wytewa and Norman Albert, has worked on all of the outlying sites at Hovenweep. Read more.