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By Mark Hilton, February 16, 2014
Marker Area along Alabama 95
Alabama (Henry County), Screamer — Indian Treaty Boundary Line
The Treaty of Fort Jackson on August 9, 1814 by Major General Andrew Jackson on behalf of the President of the United States of America and the Chiefs, Deputies and Warriors of the Creek Indian Nation, established a boundary line between the . . . — Map (db m71836) HM
Alabama (Henry County), Screamer — Indian Treaty Boundary Line
The Treaty of Fort Jackson on August 9, 1814 by Major General Andrew Jackson on behalf of the President of the United States of America and the Chiefs, Deputies and Warriors of the Creek Indian Nation, established a boundary line between the . . . — Map (db m71838) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale County), Florence — Michael Hall Mobbs — City of Florence Walk of Honor
Representing the Secretary of Defense at the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks in the 1980's, Michael Mobbs was a leader in negotiations between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., resulting in the most complex arms control treaty in history. — Map (db m38644) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Montgomery’s Slave Markets / First Emancipation Observance - 1866
Side A The city’s slave market was at the Artesian Basin (Court Square). Slaves of all ages were auctioned, along with land and livestock, standing in line to be inspected. Public posters advertised sales and included gender, approximate . . . — Map (db m28187) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Phoenix — Eastlake Park
Peace Eastlake Park has served the inhabitants of Phoenix since the late 1880's. Originally known as Patton's Park, it was developed by the Phoenix Railway Company to serve as a recreational area for patrons of the city's trolley system. The . . . — Map (db m55058) HM
Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — 1908 Reunion of U.S. Marshals

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[Panoramic photo enlargement] — Map (db m93244) HM

California (Alameda County), Livermore — Sister City Program
“The Sister City Program is an important resource to the negotiations of governments in letting the people themselves give expression of their common desire for friendship, goodwill and cooperation for a better world for all” . . . — Map (db m19970) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Walnut Creek — Beniamino Bufano — 1898 - 1970
Hand of Peace, 1967 Born in Italy, Beniamino Bufano immigrated to the United States when he was three years old, and settled in San Francisco in 1915. A popular figure of the San Francisco art scene, Bufano was well . . . — Map (db m91551) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — 10th Anniversary
In commemoration of the 10th Anniversary of the sister-city relations between Long Beach and Qingdao with the complimets of Qingdao Municipal People's Government, P.R. China — Map (db m72459) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association — Building Leaders for a Global Community — Peace through Personal Diplomacy
This plaque was dedicated on the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association to honor the citizens of both cities who are dedicated to peach through personal diplomacy. November 8, 2013 Bob . . . — Map (db m73101) HM
California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — Friendship Bell — Korean Bell of Friendship and Bell Pavilion, Angels Gate Park
The friendship bell, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, was presented as a gift from the people of the Republic of Korea to the people of the United States of America on the occasion of the American Bicentennial Jubilee to further the friendship and . . . — Map (db m51064) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Liberty Bell Replica
Dedicated To You, A Free Citizen In A Free Land This reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to the people of California by direction of The Honorable John W. Snyder Secretary of Treasury As the . . . — Map (db m14837) HM
California (Santa Barbara County), Vandenberg Air Force Base — Ronald W. Reagan Missile Defense Site
Dedicated to Ronald W. Reagan 40th President of the United States of America For his steadfast commitment to develop and deploy missile defenses to protect our nation, our forces, our allies and friends "Wouldn't it be better to . . . — Map (db m81108) WM
California (Santa Clara County), Santa Clara — 260 — Armistice Oak Tree Site
Here, on January 8, 1847, Francisco Sanchez, leader of a California band surrendered himself and some American prisoners and arms to Lieut. Grayson thus ending the “Battle of Santa Clara” or the “Battle of the Mustard Stalks” . . . — Map (db m2627) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Santa Clara — 260 — Santa Clara Campaign Treaty Site
After armed confrontation nearby on January 2, 1847, and a truce meeting the following day, Marine Capt. Ward Marston, commander of the United States expeditionary force, and Francisco Sαnchez, leader of the Mexican-Californian ranchers, agreed to a . . . — Map (db m57844) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Edward W. Wynkoop
This building is named for Edward W. Wynkoop (1836-1891) to honor his peacemaking efforts, though unsuccessful, to resolve the Indian-white conflict which resulted tragically in the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864. Exaggerated reports of . . . — Map (db m97294) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Hartford — Confucius
ConfuciusConfucius (551 B.C. to 479 B.C.), with the given name Qiu and stylized name Zhongni, was a native of Lu State (now Qufu city of Shandong Province) in the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. He was a great thinker, educator and . . . — Map (db m52259) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — To Elihu Burritt
Peace And Universal Brotherhood [ back ] 1810   1879 To Elihu Burritt Learned Blacksmith Scholar Linguist Phil anthropist to Whose Love For Humanity The World Owes the First International Peace Congress and . . . — Map (db m41514) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), New Britain — Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj
Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj This human rights monument of common field stone and steel is built in memory of Father Jerzy Popieluszko who gave his life to God and to the goals of Solidarosc – human rights, justice, peace and freedom for Poland and . . . — Map (db m41435) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Chinatown — Friendship Archway
This friendship archway was erected by the District of Columbia and the Municipality of Beijing, 1986. Marion Barry, Jr. Mayor of Washington, D.C. Chen Xitong Mayor, Beijing Municipal Government — Map (db m9161) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Columbia Heights — 17 of 19 — Social Justice — Cultural Convergence — Columbia Heights Heritage Trail
Straight ahead is All Souls Church, Unitarian, long known for its social activism, starting with abolitionism in the 1820s and ranging through nuclear disarmament and interracial cooperation. During the segregation era, All Souls was one of the few . . . — Map (db m24152) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Carnegie Endowment for International Peace
700 Jackson Place has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America National Park Service 1974 From 1910 to 1948 it served as the first . . . — Map (db m32879) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — The Peace Convention
The old Willard Hotel was the scene of the last major effort to restore the Union and prevent the Civil War. At Virginia's invitation, delegates from twenty-one of the then thirty-four states met in secret session from February 4 to 27, 1861, in a . . . — Map (db m6541) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — W.5 — The United States Treasury — Civil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail
Billions for the war, and a bunker for the president The grand, pillared United States Treasury building that stands before you, its first section designed by Robert Mills in 1836, was the financial command center for the Union. It was here . . . — Map (db m29578) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), National Mall — German-American Friendship Garden — Celebrating 300 Years of Friendship — National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.
“One magnificent symbol of the bonds that tie our two great peoples together is the German-American Friendship Garden. This symbol of eternally renewing growth and strength will be dedicated this autumn here in the Capital. In its . . . — Map (db m38849) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — .2 — Ceremony at the Crossroads — Civil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail
“Imagine a great avenue [with] solid ranks of soldiers, just marching steady all day long, for two days. ...” Walt Whitman. It took two days for the grand parade of 200,000 victorious Union soldiers described by the great American poet . . . — Map (db m14875) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast — "The Healing Poles" — 9-11 Memorial — [Historic Congressional Cemetery]
Peace – War [Rendering of the Healing Totem Poles] Liberty - Freedom SOVEREIGNTY The cross piece at the top carries two eagles: Peace, a female, faces east; War, a male, faces west. The eagles are symbols of courage . . . — Map (db m39960) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The Ellipse — The National Christmas Tree
At 5:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 1923, President Calvin Coolidge walked from the White House to the Ellipse and “pushed the button” to light the first National Christmas Tree. A crowd of 3,000 witnessed the inaugural lighting of the . . . — Map (db m61678) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The Tidal Basin — Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial — National Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C.
“With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith, we will be . . . — Map (db m46398) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The Tidal Basin — The Gift of Friendship — Japanese Pagoda — National Mall and Memorial Parks
This 3,800 pound, 17th century Japanese Pagoda arrived in the Nation’s Capital in 1957 as a gift from Mayor Ryozo Hiranuma of Yokohama, Japan. Its parts packed in five shipping crates with no assembly instructions, the pagoda required the staff of . . . — Map (db m61900) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Tidal Basin — The Gift of Trees - The 1910 Shipment — National Mall and Memorial Parks
The Gift of Trees Flowering cherry trees – which bloom profusely but do not bear edible fruit – were not common in the United States in 1900. American visitors to Japan found their beauty remarkable and journalist Eliza Scidmore . . . — Map (db m61837) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington — Japanese Stone Lantern
The Gift of Light. Presented to the city of Washington on March 30, 1954, this stone lantern symbolizes the enduring cultural partnership that re-emerged between Japan and the United States after World War II. The lantern is one of two . . . — Map (db m37515) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington — Japanese Stone Lantern - Lighting the Way — National Mall and Memorial Parks
Each year, the National Park Service and the National Council of State Societies conduct the Lantern Lighting Ceremony. The Embassy of Japan appoints a Cherry Blossom Princess for the occasion. As the audience counts down from five, the lantern is . . . — Map (db m29559) HM
Florida (Leon County), Talahassee — Florida Sri Chinmoy Peace State
The State of Florida today joins the Sri Chinmoy International Peace Blossoms, a family of over 800 landmarks in 50 nations dedicated to the universally cherished goal of peace. May we, the people of Florida, forever embrace this lofty goal in our . . . — Map (db m73044) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 112 M.L. King Avenue — ACCORD Freedom Trail
This house was built between 1904 and 1910 on what was then called Central Avenue. The name was changed in 1986. There are many streets in America named to honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., but this one is special because he actually walked on it . . . — Map (db m17915) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — 156 M.L. King Avenue — ACCORD Freedom Trail
The house at 156 Central Avenue was built in the 1950's for Mrs. Janie Price, a nurse at Flagler Hospital. She had taken her nurse's training at Grady Hospital in Atlanta in the 1940s and while there had attended dances with students from Morehouse . . . — Map (db m7627) HM
Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Civil War — 1861-1865
In 1861, following years of increasing hostility over the issues of slavery and states' rights, slave holding states separated from the United States and formed the Confederate States of America. The Civil War (War Between the States) began April . . . — Map (db m57548) HM
Georgia (Hancock County), Sparta — 070-6 — Shoulder-bone Creek Treaty
Near the mouth of Shoulder-bone Creek on the banks of the Oconee River a treaty of "amity, peace and commerce" was signed by eight commissioners representing the State of Georgia and 59 head men of the Creek Confederation, November 3, 1786. Among . . . — Map (db m48972) HM
Georgia (Oconee County), Watkinsville — 108-6 — Jeannette Rankin's Georgia Home
Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973) was the first woman to serve in Congress: being elected from Montana in 1916 before women had the right to vote in other states. She was active in women's suffrage and was a peace advocate who opposed all war. She was . . . — Map (db m14079) HM
Georgia (Sumter County), Plains — 129-9 — President Jimmy Carter
From this depot in 1975, James Earl Carter, Jr. launched a two-year campaign for the presidency of the United States. At first an unknown referred to as “Jimmy Who,” Carter was inaugurated as America’s 39th President on January 20, 1977. . . . — Map (db m21351) HM
Hawaii (Honolulu County), Pearl Harbor — U. S. S. Missouri — Instrument of Surrender, WWII
The instrument of surrender terminating the Second World War was signed on this ship, 2 September 1945 east longitude date while she lay at anchor in Tokyo Bay. The Allied representatives were • General of the Army Douglas MacArthur, The . . . — Map (db m49677) HM
Illinois (Coles County), Charleston — Coles County War Memorial
This Memorial is dedicated to the men and women of the Armed Forces in all wars for the United States of America. — Map (db m11000) HM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — DeWitt County War Memorial — DeWitt, Illinois
In Memoriam Dedicated to the men and women of DeWitt County who served in the Cause of Freedom. — Map (db m10961) HM
Illinois (McDonough County), Macomb — Civil War Soldier Monument at Chandler Park
In memory of the men of McDonough County, who voluntarily offered and freely gave their lives, "That government of the people, by the people, and for the people shall not perish from the Earth." Fort Donelson, Shiloh, . . . — Map (db m85092) WM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Military Services Memorial Plaza
Main Text in Center Brass Plaque In Honor of the men and women who have served their country in the armed services of The United States Duty       Honor       Country With the exception of the above inscription, the brass . . . — Map (db m9323) HM
Illinois (Peoria County), Peoria — Waterborn Services Memorial
Dedicated to the men whom have given their lives in the Waterborn services. Navy, Marine Corps, & Coast Guard — Map (db m9527) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Major Kenneth D. Bailey — Congressional Medal of Honor
In memory of Major Kenneth D. Bailey, U.S.M.C., Congressional Medal of Honor Winner for bravery in World War II. A 1930 Danville High School graduate, he was Commanding Officer of Company C, First Raiders Battalion, which attacked Japanese . . . — Map (db m31963) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Georgetown — Georgetown Parade of Patriots Monument — Patriot Park
In Honor of All Who Have Served Who Are Serving Who Will Serve Left Bench In Honor of Our Veterans Right Bench In Honor of All Patriots Within glass cases are names of local veterans who have served or . . . — Map (db m11358) WM
Indiana (Allen County), Fort Wayne — Jail Flats
Because of the often soggy conditions that discouraged use as either residential or commercial property, the area of Headwaters Park became known as the Jail Flats. The first jail in Allen County was a two-story hewn-log structure that was enclosed . . . — Map (db m16998) HM
Indiana (Benton County), Fowler — Indian Boundary Line — 1818 to 1832
(Tablet 1) This boulder marks a boundary line between United States territory and Indian lands which existed for fourteen years. At St. Mary's Ohio on October 2, 1818, a treaty was made and concluded between Jonathan Jennings, Lewis . . . — Map (db m71919) HM
Indiana (Decatur County), Greensburg — Decatur County All Wars Memorial
Note: When this Memorial was documented and photographed (Sunday: 7-17-2011), it was being yet constructed (and/or reconstructed.) There were skids of building material setting about in the parking lot, ground opened, concrete just finished, . . . — Map (db m45063) WM
Indiana (Fayette County), Connersville — Twelve Mile Line
This plaque marks the western border of the twelve mile cession negotiated by Governor William Henry Harrison with the Miami, Potawatomi, and Delawares, Treaty of Fort Wayne, September 30, 1809. — Map (db m44770) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — The Spirit of the American Doughboy
. . . — Map (db m7988) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Attica — World War I Memorial
John Feuristien - Co. D - 113 Eng. Robert L. Goans - Battery C - 150 F.A. Edward Harty - 306 U.S. Inf. Arch Hope Earle Ireland - 131 U.S. Inf. Lloyd Ireland - Battery B - 70 F.A. Frank J. Kight - Battery C - 6 F. A. Chas. W. . . . — Map (db m22801) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Covington — Fountain County Centennial Memorial — In Honor of our Heroes Who Have Defended us in All Wars
1826 - - 1926 Fountain County Centennial Memorial Erected by The Richard Henry Lee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution in Memory of The Pioneers and Illustrious Dead of Fountain County and In Honor of our Heroes Who Have Defended us in . . . — Map (db m7907) HM
Indiana (Fountain County), Hillsboro — Hillsboro Service Memorial
World War - I Orel A. Smith, Born 1898, 32nd Co. 6th Marine Vol., Killed In Action, Nov. 2, 1918 • Lieut. W. E. G. Cooper, Born March 29, 1888, Killed In Action at Chateau Thierry, July 20, 1918 • Claude L. Wilkinson, Born June 9, 1893, Killed . . . — Map (db m7884) WM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — Dedicated In Everlasting Tribute — Corydon War Memorial
(Center Panel): Dedicated in Everlasting Tribute to World War II Veterans of Harrison County and to the Enduring Memory of our Hallowed Dead Lest we forget, they died that we may live (Immediate Left of Center . . . — Map (db m79524) WM
Indiana (Harrison County), Corydon — World War I Memorial — For God and Country
April 6, 1917           Nov. 11, 1918 William C. Albin • Roscoe Bennett • Charles H. Bird • Charles W. Bliss • William McK. Brewer • Pleasant Brown • George Browning • James R. Caughlin • Raymond Chaffin • Charles W. Coombs • Preston L. Davis • . . . — Map (db m9678) HM
Indiana (Knox County), Vincennes — Chief Tecumseh — 1768 - 1813
The great Shawnee leader lives on as a symbol of Native pride and pan-Indian identity. In the years 1810 and 1811 Tecumseh defended the rights of his people in meetings in Vincennes with William Henry Harrison, Governor of the Indiana Territory. . . . — Map (db m61831) HM
Indiana (LaPorte County), Michigan City — 46.2010.1 — The Lincoln Funeral Train
Front Assassinated President Abraham Lincoln’s funeral was April 19, 1865 at the White House. The funeral train left for Springfield, Illinois April 21 directed by military; stops en route allowed the public to pay homage. From Indianapolis, . . . — Map (db m60670) HM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2005.1 — Robert F. Kennedy Speech on Death of Martin L. King
Here on the evening of April 4, 1968, Kennedy came to address a large crowd of mostly African Americans in his bid for Democratic Party nomination for president of U.S. Instead, visibly shaken, he gave an impromptu speech about the assassination of . . . — Map (db m236) HM
Indiana (Orange County), Orleans — Orleans Area War Memorial — Veterans of All Wars
Dedicated to those who served (Leftmost Panel of Brick Memorials) First Column: Grant C. Cornwell - (USAAC - S/SGT) - (2-1942 to 10-1945) -•- Lester R. Cornwell - (USN - GM3/C) - (8-1944 to 2-1946) -•- Leland W. Cornwell - (USA . . . — Map (db m22392) HM
Indiana (Parke County), Rockville — Honor Roll — Defenders of Freedom
For God and Country This votive tablet is dedicated to the honor of the men and women of Parke County, Indiana who answered the call of our Country in the Great World Wars, and especially to those who died that you and I might live; and to the . . . — Map (db m3802) WM
Indiana (Parke County), Rockville — Korea — 1950       1953
Dedicated to those who served for God and Country that the eternal verities, upon which this Nation is founded, might live Charles Ray Chaney Hobert Decker Robert Lee Delp Keith Hammon Wilbert R. Harper Robert Dean Hutson . . . — Map (db m3804) HM
Indiana (Parke County), Rockville — World War Memorial — "War Mothers Memorial"
1917          HONOR ROLL          1919 In commemoration of the patriotism of our boys who went forth at the call of their Country to serve in the World War and in memory of those who died that liberty might live. William Owen Isham, . . . — Map (db m4784) HM
Indiana (Scott County), Scottsburg — Scott County War Memorial
(Front Center Panel:) Dedicated to Scott County Veterans Who Honorably Served Their Country In Time Of War And Conflict God - Duty - Honor - Country (Back Center Panel:) POW * * * MIA “You Are . . . — Map (db m22525) WM
Indiana (Tippecanoe County), Lafayette — Camp Tippecanoe - - - 1861 - 1865
May 1861 saw this high 30-acre bluff over-looking Lafayette quickly become an induction center for enlistees in the Civil War until its end in 1865. Ample water, good drainage and access to the railroad at its west end served the purpose well, . . . — Map (db m8697) HM
Indiana (Vermillion County), Newport — Vermillion County Indiana - - War Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans during war and peace time. (Lower - Middle: panel): Nothing hurts like being forgotten. Nothing helps like being remembered. For those who fight for it, life has a special flavor the protected never know. . . . — Map (db m8930) WM
Indiana (Vigo County), Terre Haute — 84.1982.1 — Charles Gene Abrell
This bridge commemorates the memory of Charles Gene Abrell, Corporal, First Marines of the United States First Marine Division, posthumous holder of the Congressional Medal of Honor. Born August 12, 1931. Died June 10, 1951. — Map (db m8922) HM
Indiana (Vigo County), Terre Haute — Eddie Taylor - - "Mayor of 7th and Wabash"
. . . — Map (db m8926) HM
Indiana (Wayne County), Richmond — Richmond Police Department Memorial
In honor of those who gave their lives for their community Amos Markle, Mar. 13, 1884 George Little, July 8, 1916 Elmer Stephenson, July 8, 1916 John Hennigar, Oct. 21, 1924 Police Officer's Prayer “Lord I ask for courage . . . — Map (db m22017) HM
Iowa (Page County), Clarinda — Sister Cities

We wish to promote peace and harmony like the music of Glenn Miller which brought our communities together. May this tree and this stone symbolize growth and stability of our Sister City relationship.

Frank Snyder, Mayor of . . . — Map (db m87424) HM

Iowa (Polk County), Des Moines — Combat Wounded Veterans
Military Order of the Purple Heart 1782 1932 Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my Country's way to show they care. If I could be seen by . . . — Map (db m42145) HM
Kansas (Allen County), Iola — Iola Police Department

The Iola Kansas Police Department formed in 1880. These are photos of officers from the early 1900s. — Map (db m83603) HM

Kansas (Barber County), Medicine Lodge — 69 — Medicine Lodge Peace Treaties
At Medicine Lodge Creek in 1867, as many as 15,000 Apaches, Kiowas, Comanches, Arapahos, and Cheyennes gathered with a seven-member peace commission escorted by U.S. soldiers to conduct one of the nation’s largest peace councils. The American . . . — Map (db m65195) HM
Kansas (Barber County), Medicine Lodge — Peace Treaty Memorial
To commemorate the signing of the peace treaties between the United States Government and the Five Tribes of Plains Indians at Medicine Lodge, Kans. Oct. 21-28, 1867. — Map (db m65128) HM
Kansas (Cowley County), Arkansas City — 1996 Olympic Torch Relay — Arkansas City — Heart of the Flame
May 18, 1996 Torch Bearers Charles Dow, Local Community Hero Emily Bergkamp • Michael Goff Amanda Crouse • Shaunta Lolar Greg Gann • Trisha Morgan Jenny Graham • Brooke Snowden Nick Gilliland • Chad Taylor 100th Anniversary of . . . — Map (db m60510) HM
Kansas (Crawford County), Pittsburg — Pittsburg State University Veteran's Amphitheater
(Center Panel) "Pittsburg State University honors sons and daughters who answered the call of the nation. We are ever grateful for their many sacrifices in peace and war that freedom would prevail." (Left Panel) . . . — Map (db m20299) HM
Kansas (Ford County), Dodge City — H.B. (Ham) Bell
. . . — Map (db m65364) HM
Kansas (Ford County), Dodge City — Wyatt Earp
Buffalo Hunter Deputy Sheriff of Ford County - 1876 Assistant Marshal of Dodge City - 1877 Deputy Marshal of Dodge City - 1876-1879 — Map (db m65279) HM
Kansas (Ford County), Dodge City — Wyatt Earp
Called to Dodge City in 1876 and established law and order in a few years. He did the same thing for other cities and became known as the best law officer in the West. He was a quiet and decent man and caused considerable publicity for Dodge . . . — Map (db m65386) HM
Kansas (Labette County), Oswego — Osage Indian Village — Circa 1841
Depicting when the Osage dwelled east of the bluff near Horseshoe Lake and Chief White Hair was their Chief. John Mathews, a fur trader and blacksmith, lived on the summit, intermingling with the tribe, both cultures benefiting from the . . . — Map (db m42284) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Goessel — Banman Wheat Threshing Stone
This wheat threshing stone is the symbol of pioneer life and was used by the Elder Heinrich Banman. — Map (db m61076) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Goessel — 31 — The Mennonites in Kansas
Beginning in 1874, hundreds of peace-loving Mennonite immigrants settled in central Kansas. They had left their former homes in Russia because a hundred-year-old immunity from established religious orthodoxy and military service was being . . . — Map (db m61058) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Peabody — Mennonite Centennial Memorial — 1874 - 1974

This monument is an expression of deep gratitude

— to the City of Peabody for receiving the Mennonite immigrants, extending hospitality to them, and now granting a plot for this memorial,

— to the Santa Fe Railroad for . . . — Map (db m95256) HM

Kansas (McPherson County), Lindsborg — Dag Hammarskjφld — 1905 - 1961 — Swedish Diplomat, Peacemaker, UN Secretary General
For all that has been, thanks. For all that will be, yes! — Map (db m57004) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — III — Anabaptist - Mennonite Faith & Life
Anabaptism originated in Switzerland in 1525 during the Reformation under the leadership of Conrad Grebel, Felix Manz, Georg Blaurock, and others. Most Anabaptists were later named "Mennonites" in recognition of the leadership of Menno . . . — Map (db m57138) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — IV — Centennial Memorial
The Memorial symbolizes our heritage of the Christian faith and expresses gratitude to God for His faithful leading. The Pillar directs us Godward and suggests a tower of strength. The Globe symbolizes the world populated by . . . — Map (db m57139) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — VI — Growth of This Pioneer Group
Elder Jacob Stucky and Rev. Jacob D. Goering laid the foundation for orderly church life that centered in the Immigrant House and later in the Hopefield Church, Moundridge, Kansas. After some time the group began to disperse. Today, . . . — Map (db m57144) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — In Memory of the Swiss Mennonite Congregation
of Kotosufka, Volhynia, Russia whose members left Russia in search of religious liberty, sixty-two families sailing on the "City of Richmond," landing in New York September 3, 1874, and in October arriving on this Quarter Sectin (S.W. Quarter . . . — Map (db m57149) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — Original Site of Hoffnungsfeld-Eden Church — 1898 to 1924
Drawing of church — Map (db m57150) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — VII — The Challenge & Hope of the Future
The Mennonites came here because of their Anabaptist vision of the Christian faith and established Christian communities. Some wept as they said farewell to Russia and later, as they saw the endless miles of raw prairie, and encountered . . . — Map (db m57145) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), Moundridge — II — The Swiss (Yolhynian) Mennonites
Seventy-three families, the Mennonite Congregation of Kotosufka, left Russia on Aug. 6, 1874, under the leadership of Elder Jacob Stucky and Rev. Jacob D. Goering, at Liverpool, England. They embarked on the "City of Richmond," arriving in . . . — Map (db m57132) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Caney — “Walking Stick” Cannon
Manufactured 1822 at Fort Pitt Foundry, Pitts. Pa (FPF) 6 pound shell, 3 5/8 bore, weight 742 lbs. The impractical slender design caused the barrel to burst. Only 100 were manufactured. Only 14 of this style survive in the United States. . . . — Map (db m57888) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Charles Brown — In Memory Of
Who gave his life at this spot Dalton Raid October 5, 1892 — Map (db m60826) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Charles T. Connelly — In Memory Of
Who gave his life at this spot Dalton Raid October 5, 1892 — Map (db m60830) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Dalton Gang and Defenders Graves
On October 5, 1892, the five-member Dalton Gang rode into Coffeyville planning to rob the two banks. George Cubine and Charles Brown, two of Coffeyville's citizens killed while defending their town against the notorious gang, are buried here in . . . — Map (db m60835) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — George B. Cubine — In Memory Of
Who gave his life at this spot Dalton Raid October 5, 1892 — Map (db m60823) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Lucius M. Baldwin — In Memory Of
Who gave his life at this spot Dalton Raid October 5, 1892 — Map (db m60812) HM
Kansas (Morris County), Council Grove — Pioneer Cowboy Jail — City Calaboose Since 1849
"Only jail in early days on the Santa Fe Trail. Within its walls desperados, border ruffians, and robbers were held. During the Indian Raid of 1859 two Indians were taken out and hanged by a mob. A bad man, Jack McDowell, was hanged from the Neosho . . . — Map (db m44992) HM
Kansas (Nemaha County), Wetmore — The Wetmore Calaboose
The Wetmore Calaboose was started November 20, 1882 and completed July 7, 1883 for a total cost of $263.40 which included the price for purchase of Block 22, Lot 20, from Elvis Campfield. The walls are 15" thick native stone. The inside ceiling . . . — Map (db m63853) HM
Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Dobřichovice, Czech Republic • Manhattan, Kansas — Partner City Flag Plaza — Creating Lasting Relationships

In 2006, the City of Manhattan established a partnership with Dobřichovice, a city in the Czech Republic. This relationship has created a continuing sharing of cultural, educational, youth and civic understanding and friendship between . . . — Map (db m80837) HM

Kansas (Sedgwick County), Park City — 64 — Indian Treaties of 1865
In October 1865 hundreds of Plains Indians camped on these prairies to negotiate peace with U.S. government officials. Among them were Chiefs Black Kettle and Seven Bulls (Cheyennes), Little Raven and Big Mouth (Arapahos), Rising Sun and Horse's . . . — Map (db m61099) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Ceremonial Pipes — The Ceremonial Pipe — Plains Indians Life, Beliefs and Practices
The pipe was central to tribal social and ceremonial life. A shared pipe sealed a friendship, a trade agreement, a treaty. The solemn act of smoking a pipe was usually part of a group ritual or observance, such as in council, in which the pipe . . . — Map (db m56789) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Keeper of the Plains — Blackbear Bosin — American Indian Trail Walk Path
I have a song to sing, To our Mother, the Earth, To our Father, the Sun... To sing this song Because We are all here; We are all here, as one The one that makes us all All... In the hands of the Great Spirit. Blackbear Bosin . . . — Map (db m56750) HM
Kansas (Seward County), Liberal — International Pancake Day — Official Starting Line of the International Pancake Race
R. J. Leete, Liberal, Kansas Jaycee President in 1950, issued a challenge to Vicar Ronald Collins of Olney, England to turn his 500-year-old race into an international event....thus beginning a Shrove Tuesday tradition of peace, goodwill and . . . — Map (db m65682) HM
Kansas (Wyandotte County), Kansas City — Delaware & Wyandot Reserve — 14 December 1843
The Indian Removal Act of 1830 forced certain eastern tribes westward into Kansas. In recognition of past acts of friendship by the Wyandots, the Delaware agreed to sell them 36 sections of their holdings. The Delaware also graciously donated 3 . . . — Map (db m69400) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — The Price of Freedom — All Kentucky Veterans
Center Panel: The Price of Freedom In honor and memory of all Kentucky Veterans who served our Country in times of Peace and War, and to those who paid the Supreme Sacrifice so that we might enjoy freedom. Their . . . — Map (db m22321) HM
Kentucky (Carroll County), Carrollton — World War I & World War I I Memorial - - Carroll County, Kentucky
In Memory of the Men 0f CARROLL COUNTY who gave their lives Serving Their Country + + + World War I + + + Otis Arvin • Golden Bowie • Frank L. Grimes • Lester Williams Howard • Guy Kirkland • Walter Lewis • Joseph B. Schirmer • Chester . . . — Map (db m22160) HM
Kentucky (Fayette County), Lexington — 2235 — Ashland / Clay & Abraham Lincoln
Ashland Home of Henry Clay, born April 12, 1777, died June 29, 1852. Served as a state legislator, US rep. & senator, house speaker, secretary of state. He ran for president in 1824, 1832, & 1844. Also an attorney, he practiced law for more than . . . — Map (db m35845) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Benito Juarez
Incised on stone: Peace is based on the respect of the right of others. BENITO JUAREZ 1806 - 1872 The People of Mexico to the people of the United States of America. El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz. BENITO JUAREZ . . . — Map (db m86112) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Plessy V. Ferguson — Press Street Railroad Yards — Site of the Arrest of Homer Adolph Plessy
(Side 1) On June 7, 1892, Homer Aldolph Plessy was removed from the East Louisiana Railroad train and arrested by Detective C.C. Cain at the corner of Royal and Press St. He was charged with violating the 1890 Louisiana Separate Car Act . . . — Map (db m95889) HM
Maine (Waldo County), Prospect — A Question of Boundaries
The United States planned Fort Knox to prevent another attempt by the English to control Maine lands east of the Penobscot, as they had successfully done in the American Revolution and War of 1812. Fort Knox's construction had not yet begun when . . . — Map (db m55136) HM
Maine (York County), Portsmouth Naval Shipyard — Building 86 — Peace Treaty Building
Building 86 is currently the Shipyard’s Main Administrative Building housing the offices of the Shipyard Commander. In August/September 1905 it was the site of the signing of a treaty ending the Russo-Japanese War. The envoys of Russia and Japan . . . — Map (db m77756) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Pride of Baltimore
On May 14, 1986, the Pride of Baltimore, her captain, and three members of her crew were lost at sea. The Pride now rests at the end of a goodwill journey that covered 150,000 miles and touched 125 cities around the world. . . . — Map (db m20484) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Maryland State House
Built 1772–1779 Capitol of the United States November 26, 1783 – August 13, 1784 In this state house, oldest in the nation still in legislative use, General George Washington resigned his commission before the . . . — Map (db m2864) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Pasadena — So We Will Not Forget
With God's blessing, we dedicate this emblem of liberty to the men and women of this community who served and those who gave their all so that we, their children, and our childrens children can live in freedom, peace and harmony with our fellow men . . . — Map (db m9281) HM
Maryland (Montgomery), Takoma Park — Scott H. Lawson
He lived for peace Scott H. Lawson 1949-1984 Takoma Park Nuclear Freeze Task Force — Map (db m96082) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), College Park — "May Peace Prevail on Earth" — University of Maryland
Spoken in the many languages of the University of Maryland, this was our collective prayer on September 12, 2001 when thousands gathered with flowers on McKeldin Mall to mourn the loss of innocent lives at the Pentagon, the World Trade Center, and . . . — Map (db m65179) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary’s City — Commemorating Maryland’s Pride and Glory — “Freedom of Conscience”
In the early 1880s, Marylanders began to commemorate the “lost city” of St. Mary’s as a place of special significance. The 300th anniversary of Maryland’s founding in 1934 brought renewed attention and enthusiasm. The State House replica . . . — Map (db m959) HM
Maryland (Wicomico County), Delmar — Transpeninsular Line
Transpeninsular line between Maryland and three lower counties of Pennsylvania (now Delaware) Middle Point 8 miles ← First run 1751, agreed upon 1760 and finally ratified 1769 by King George III. Thus ending almost a century of . . . — Map (db m3834) HM
Michigan (Manistee County), Manistee — U.S.S. Michigan — Historic Manistee, The Victorian Port City

An 1818 Treaty allows the United States and Canada to each maintain one warship of limited armament on the Great Lakes. For most of a century the U.S.S. MICHIGAN served as the U.S. warship.

The MICHIGAN was built on the frontier in 1843 at . . . — Map (db m97434) HM

Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0464 — Ste. Anne Church
On July 26, 1701, two days after his arrival, Antoine de la Mothe Cadillac, founder of Detroit, built a chapel dedicated to Ste. Anne, patron saint of New France. Father Francois Vaillant, a Jesuit, and Father Nicholas Constantine Delhalle, a . . . — Map (db m14878) HM
Minnesota (Lac qui Parle County), Montevideo — LP-CAM-003 — Camp Release
On September 26, 1862, 91 whites and about 150 mixed-blood captives, some of whom had been prisoners of the Dakota Indians for more than a month, were returned to Colonel Henry H. Sibley's military camp, later joyfully known as Camp Release. In the . . . — Map (db m69118) HM
Minnesota (Renville County), Morton — Solid Friendships
Made of solid granite, the “Friendly Indian Monument” was dedicated in 1899 in honor of six Dakota Indians who befriended and protected government employees, immigrant settlers, missionaries, or aided soldiers during the . . . — Map (db m70864) HM
Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Duluth — Duluth Japanese Peace Bell Garden
In 2005, a group of citizens from Duluth and Ohara (now Isumi City), Japan proposed to honor the Sister Cities relationships between our two cities by creating an authentic environment for the Peace Bell placed in Duluth's Enger Park in 1994. . . . — Map (db m78732) HM
Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Duluth — Japanese Peace Bell Garden
This garden celebrates Duluth's sister city relationship with Ohara Isumi-City, Japan. THE PEACE BELL During World War II, the Japanese government instructed villages to donate metal to be melted down for ammunition. Ohara Isumi-City . . . — Map (db m78731) HM
Minnesota (Saint Louis County), Duluth — Ohara Peace Bell
The following is a translation of the text found on the bell. This bell, The Japan-US Friendship Peace Bell, is a close replica of the bell displayed in Ohara Park in the town of Ohara, Chiba Japan. It was cast in commemoration of the Sister . . . — Map (db m78734) HM
Mississippi (Bolivar County), Cleveland — The Marshall Plan
A plan for relief of postwar Europe, suggested by Mississippi native Will Clayton, was first announced here May 8, 1947, by Under Secretary of State Dean Acheson at a meeting of the Delta Council. — Map (db m90126) HM
Missouri, St. Louis — Nimνipuu (Nez Perce)
[Traveling?] approximately 2,000 miles from present-day Idaho, four Nimνipuu (Nez Perce) came to St. Louis in the fall of 1831 to the home of William Clark. Feeling pressure from an encroaching white presence in their homeland, these men . . . — Map (db m62061) HM
Missouri (Buchanan County), Saint Joseph — Peace Officers Memorial
[Numerous memorials to fallen officers, including] Joseph H. Killion Patrolman - SJPD Crushed By A Train In The Line of Duty Died June 14, 1917 Greater Love Hath No Man Than This, That a Man Lay Down His Life For His . . . — Map (db m55836) HM
Missouri (Cass County), Belton — Smoot Peace Park and Veterans Memorial
Peace Park Love + Labor + Leisure + Light + Law= "Peace" A memorial to Mr. & Mrs. G. W. Smoot given to City of Belton by daughter Cynthia Smoot Jones 1956 Dedicated to those who served Dedicated Veteran's Day Nov. 11, . . . — Map (db m50860) HM
Missouri (Clay County), North Kansas City — War Memorial
War Since recorded history, one of the tragedies of man's existence is war. Wars are started by leaders and finished by citizens of the country they represent - and always at a terrible cost in human lives. These memorials will help you . . . — Map (db m73566) HM WM
Missouri (Franklin County), Washington — Wir Sind Freunde - We Are Friends — Sister Cities — Marbach am Neckar • Washington
The citizens of Washington hereby commemorate the Sister City partnership between the City of Marbach am Neckar, Germany and the City of Washington, Missouri. Recognizing the value of mutual understanding to world peace, we unite in contributing . . . — Map (db m61644) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Aleman Court

Named in honor of President Miguel Aleman Mexico who visited this spot May 7, 1947 during his historic American visit

Country Club Plaza — Map (db m88242) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Centennial Anniversary of Japan's Gift of Cherry Trees

2012 marks the Centennial Anniversary of the gift of 3,000 Flowering Cherry Trees from Japan to the United States.

To celebrate this Anniversary, the Japanese Government repeated the gift to cities throughout the United States as . . . — Map (db m88267) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Seville Light Fountain

Dedicated in 1967 in recognition of our sister city Seville, Spain ————————— Seville Fountain Cleaves-Bessmer-Marietti, Inc. adopted this fountain for restoration through the . . . — Map (db m88239) HM

Missouri (Vernon County), Fair Haven — Changing Life Styles
American Attitudes Toward The Osage In March 1804, the United States took possession of the Louisiana Territory, almost doubling the size of the United States. This provided growing space for an expanding population. The Lewis and Clark . . . — Map (db m61396) HM
Missouri (Vernon County), Fair Haven — Osage Sites in the Area
The small area (about 12 by 10 miles) where Osage Village State Historic Site is located, contains almost all of the Osage sites and early French and American sites relating to the Osage in Missouri. 1. Osage Village Site The site on . . . — Map (db m61407) HM
New Hampshire (Rockingham County), Portsmouth — Treaty of Portsmouth 1905
September 5, 1905 - A day now commemorated statewide as Portsmouth Peace Treaty Day - marks the signing of the Portsmouth Peace Treaty at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. The Treaty brought to a close the first great war of the twentieth century, . . . — Map (db m76455) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Crosswicks — Crosswicks Quaker Meeting — Religious Society of Friends
Quakers settled Crosswicks in 1677 and purchased this land toward the end of that century. Friends have worshiped on this site continuously since that time. The smaller building was erected in the mid 1780's for use as a Quaker school and is now . . . — Map (db m36084) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Crosswicks — Friends Meeting
Built, 1773, replacing 1706 house. North wall holds cannon ball which struck in 1778 skirmish between British and Americans — Map (db m36082) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Tabernacle Township — Carranza Memorial
This monument commemorates the legacy and tragic accident of Captain Emilio Carranza Rodriguez, a Mexican aviator. Born in Ramos Arizpe, Coahuila, Mexico, Carranza was returning from a goodwill mission on a nonstop flight from New York to Mexico . . . — Map (db m35139) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Tabernacle Township — Monument
Captain Emilio Carranza fell to his death while returning to Mexico on good will flight 1928. Pennies of Mexican children. — Map (db m35121) HM
New Jersey (Morris County), Chester — Chester Area Veterans Monument
Dedicated to Those From the Chester Area Who Served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America. With faith and courage they left their homes and committed themselves to the horrors of armed conflict, many sacrificing their lives as . . . — Map (db m23021) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Woodland Park — Martin Luther King, Jr.
On September 11, 1966, Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. visited this site, the home of Rev. Dr. and Mrs. Deual Rice, after speaking at the celebration of Dr. Rice's retirement as Pastor of Union Baptist Church in Montclair. — Map (db m78669) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Jamestown — Robert H. Jackson
Robert H. Jackson United States Supreme Court Justice (1941 - 1954) and U.S. Chief Prosecutor at the international military tribunal at Nuremberg following World War II. Lived and worked in Jamestown for more than twenty years. From . . . — Map (db m94836) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Keepers of the Western Door
This monument is dedicated to the Onodowaga or People of the Many Hills (Seneca). Shown are: The Hiawatha Wampum Agreement which brouht together the Five Nations in the pursuit of peace. A Seneca traditional gastowa or headress signified by the one . . . — Map (db m92936) HM
New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation North Boundary
The defeated Indian League of the Iroquois received a large reservation across Erie County, at the end of the American Revolution. William Street forms part of the north boundary of this Buffalo Creek Indian Reservation. The final sale treaty, . . . — Map (db m74063) HM
New York (Genesee County), Pembroke — General Ely Samuel Parker 1828-1895 — "Do-Ne-Ho-Ga-Wa" Grand Sachem Chief — "Keeper of the Western Door of the Long House of the Iroquois"
Son of William and Elizabeth Parker, born in a log cabin overlooking the water-falls, at Indian Falls, N.Y., then part of the Tonawanda Indian Reservation. Volunteered into the army, and became General Grant's Military Secretary. He was instrumental . . . — Map (db m76082) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Eleanor Roosevelt
1884 - 1962 The first lady of The United States (1933 - 1945), as a political activist known for her unwavering support for human rights, lived here from 1959 to 1962. As a delegate to The United Nations (1946 - 1952), she chaired the commission . . . — Map (db m97474) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Eleanor Roosevelt
October 11, 1884 - November 7, 1962 Humanitarian, reformer, stateswoman made this her Greenwich Village home from 1942 - 1949 — Map (db m97476) HM
New York (New York County), New York — First Presidential Mansion — No. 1 Cherry St.
Occupied by George Washington from April 26 1789 to February 25 1790. — Map (db m43173) HM
New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — Kiwanians Promoting Peace — Then & Now
June tenth 1963. A peace plaque was established at the international boundary on the new Lewiston-Queenston Bridge by the Kiwanis Club of Lewiston, New York and the Stamford, Ontario Club. The plaque was unveiled by Richard H. Drake, left, president . . . — Map (db m82129) HM
New York (Niagara County), Youngstown — In Commemoration of the Rush - Bagot Treaty
[Text from the Center Tablet]: This Agreement Between the United States and Great Britain in Eighteen Hundred Seventeen has Assumed the Force of an International Treaty The Naval Force to be maintained upon the . . . — Map (db m67410) HM
New York (Orange County), Newburgh — The Disbandment of the Armies
This monument was erected under the authority of the Congress of the United States and of the State of New York in commemoration of The Disbandment under proclamation of the Continental Congress of Oct 18, 1783 of the Armies by whose patriotic & . . . — Map (db m8205) HM
New York (Orange County), West Point — The Hand of the Aggressor
The hand of the aggressor is stayed by strength - and strength alone. Dwight David Eisenhower [ Lower Marker : ] The words inscribed on the tablet above are from a speech made in London in 1951. Presented by the Class of 1942 in memory . . . — Map (db m50149) HM
New York (Oswego County), Oswego — Bicentennial Peace Garden — Oswego
Near this site, on May 5-7, 1814, British naval forces entered Oswego Harbor and conducted an amphibious assault on Fort Ontario and the Village of Oswego. Lieutenant Colonel George Mitchell, commanding 290 men of the 3rd U.S. Artillery Regiment and . . . — Map (db m86211) HM
New York (Rockland County), Tappan — Washington and Carleton Meeting
Commemorating the 200th anniversary of the meetings between General George Washington and General Sir Guy Carleton at Tappan and aboard H.M.S. Perseverance. Jointly by the Historical Society of Rockland County and Tappantown Historical Society. . . . — Map (db m7291) HM
New York (Steuben County), Painted Post — Treaty of Painted Post — July 1791

Col. Timothy Pickering, commissioner appointed by President Washington, negotiated the Treaty of Painted Post with the Iroquois Indians, which ended warfare between the Six Nations and the white settlers in New York State.

Dedicated: June . . . — Map (db m91059) HM

New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — Nancy Jemison Log Cabin
This log house which originally stood on the Gardeau Flats by the Genesee River was built about 1800 by Mary Jemison, "The White Woman of the Genesee," for her second daughter, Nancy. In a nearby cabin, also built by her, she lived about 35 years. . . . — Map (db m76137) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — To the Memory of Mary Jemison
[front] To the Memory of Mary Jemison, Whose home during more than seventy years of a life of strange vicissitude was among the Senecas upon the banks of this river, and whose history, inseparately connected with that of this valley has caused . . . — Map (db m76359) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Genesee Falls — Welcome to the Seneca Council Grounds
William Pryor Letchworth first became interested in Native American culture after hearing his father's stories about Cornplanter, the Seneca Chief, meeting with Letchworth's great-uncle, John Letchworth, a Quaker preacher in Philadelphia. Sensitive . . . — Map (db m76005) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-60 — Frank P. Graham — 1886 - 1972
First president of Consolidated U.N.C., 1932-1949. U.S. senator; U.N. mediator, India & Pakistan. Birthplace was 50 yds. W. — Map (db m30894) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), Saint Johns — Catahecassa — Blackhoof Memorial
Nearby sleeps Chief (Blackhoof) Catahecassa, last principle chief of the Shawnees prior to their removal to Kansas in 1832. This was Blackhoofs town where he lived and died in Sept. 1831, at the age of 109. He fought with the French against Braddock . . . — Map (db m16971) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Bethany — 45-31 — First Jain Temple in Ohio / History of Jainism in Ohio
Side A: First Jain Temple in Ohio "Souls render service to one another" The Jain Center of Cincinnati and Dayton was established on April 22, 1979 as a non-profit tax-exempt organization under the laws of the United States and the State of . . . — Map (db m24073) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Hamilton — 25-9 — Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument — "Victory, the Jewel of the Soul"
Side A: Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument The Soldiers, Sailors, and Pioneers Monument was planned and promoted by Butler County Civil War veterans and financed by a county levy in 1899. The monument, built of Indiana Limestone, is . . . — Map (db m30705) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Okeana — 26-9 — 1858 Morgan Township House / Copperheadism in Butler County
Side A: 1858 Morgan Township House On April 20, 1857, the trustees of Morgan Township met in Okeana to obtain a lot for the township house. From a quarter mill tax levy, $850 was budgeted for a house and lot. Money expended on the project . . . — Map (db m24000) HM
Ohio (Clinton County), Wilmington — "Who Sends Thee?"
“One day while plowing I heard a voice,” whether inside me or outside of me I knew not, but I was awake. It said, ‘Go thou and see the president.’ I answered, ‘Yea, Lord, thy servant heareth.’ and unhitching my plow, I went . . . — Map (db m28002) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — 4-19 — Treaty of Greene Ville 1795
Marker Front: Following General Anthony Wayne's victory at Fallen Timbers, members of the western tribes assembled at Fort Greene Ville to settle on terms of peace. Representatives of the Wyandot, Delaware, Shawnee, Ottawas, Chippewa, . . . — Map (db m17497) HM
Ohio (Darke County), Greenville — Treaty of Greeneville — Anthony Wayne Treaty Memorial
Placed to Commemorate the Treaty of Greeneville Signed August 3, 1795 by General Anthony Wayne Representing the United States Government and the chiefs and agents of the Allied Indian Tribes of the Territory Northwest of the . . . — Map (db m19883) HM
Ohio (Defiance County), Defiance — Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah) — 1752 - 1812
[Text on the south side of the Marker]: Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah) 1752 - 1812 Little Turtle, a war chief of the Miami People, was born near present-day Fort Wayne, Indiana. From 1790 to 1794, he lived in a . . . — Map (db m52992) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Hyatts — 12-21 — Bharatiya Hindu Temple
[Marker Front]: In 1985, Hindu immigrants from India formed a celestial organization, The Bharatiya Temple Society of Central Ohio, and through its membership adopted the Constitution and Bylaws and named the place of worship Bharatiya . . . — Map (db m12819) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Council Site Between William Henry Harrison and Indians
Near this spot, June 21, 1813 was held a council between General William Henry Harrison and the Indians comprising Wyandots, Delawares, Shawnees and Senecas with Tarhe the Crane as spokesman resulting in permanent peace with the . . . — Map (db m59300) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Native Americans
Central Ohio was home to Native Americans as early as 10,000 years ago. While we don't know what they called themselves, archaeologists call a group of the earliest peoples, “Mound Builders”. Their society left nearly 200 burial and . . . — Map (db m30023) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Peace
Commemorating the heroic sacrifices of Ohio’s soldiers of the Civil War 1861–65 and the loyal women of that period. When our country sent out the call to arms for the preservation of the Union Ohio sent more than three hundred thousand of . . . — Map (db m9956) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Lytle At Christmas — Lytle Park Series
Lytle Park was a showplace at Christmas time for 28 years from 1939 to 1967. Thousands crowded here to view the annual Nativity Crib of the Western and Southern Life Insurance Company complete with live animals. The crib has been moved to Eden . . . — Map (db m24927) HM
Ohio (Lucas County), Maumee — Treaty of Greenville
In the summer of 1795, General Wayne and representatives of the Western Confederacy gathered at Fort Greenville in Ohio to negotiate a peace treaty. After a long winter with few supplies, deep distrust of the British and minimal shelter, the . . . — Map (db m90998) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Marion — 14-51 — Camp Marion, World War II Prisoners of War — 1944 - 1946
Side A: This site was once a twenty-four acre camp for Prisoners of War established on the grounds of the Marion Engineer Depot. The Depot was a major supply and logistics site of the U.S. Army Engineers during World War II. The first . . . — Map (db m29115) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Marion — 5-51 — Norman Mattoon Thomas
Was born on this site Nov. 20, 1884. He graduated from Marion High School in 1901, Princeton University in 1905, and from Union Theological Seminary. Thomas, a clergyman, and the son of Marion's Presbyterian minister, was a tireless worker for . . . — Map (db m27030) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Prospect — Greenville Treaty Boundary Line
. . . — Map (db m44308) HM
Ohio (Mercer County), Fort Recovery — Greene Ville Treaty Line — Surveyed by Israel Ludlow, 1797-1799
At this spot was found the original surveyor's stake which marked the western terminus of that part of the Greene Ville Treaty line running from near Fort Laurens, in the eastern part of the state, to Fort Recovery. From this point the line ran . . . — Map (db m20265) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Dayton — Wright-Patterson AFB — 1927 — (Inventing Flight: The Centennial Celebration Series #8)
Oh! I have slipped the surly bonds of earth, and danced the skies on laughter-silvered wings... -John Gillespie Magee Wright-Patterson Air Force Base has led the nation throughout the evolution of U.S. military air superiority. When . . . — Map (db m29557) WM
Ohio (Morgan County), Chesterhill — 15-58 — Quaker Meeting House
Despite the fugitive slave laws that prohibited harboring runaway slaves, fugitives found refuge in the Quaker village of Chesterfield, now Chesterhill. Legend tells that no runaway slaves were ever captured here, although many were hidden and . . . — Map (db m16718) HM
Ohio (Pickaway County), Circleville — Capt. Michael Cresap — In Memoriam
A Colonial and Revolutionary Hero of Ohio, Virginia, and Maryland, whose military services assisted in gaining the “Dunmore Treaty,” after the Battle of Point Pleasant, in which he fought in the Hampshire County, Virginia, regiment. . . . — Map (db m13660) HM
Ohio (Pickaway County), Circleville — Cornstalk
Two miles northwest of this site, on Scippo Creek, was the town of the Shawnee chief, Cornstalk, celebrated for his leadership of an Indian army against Virginia volunteers under Colonel Andrew Lewis, in the Battle of Point Pleasant, Virginia, . . . — Map (db m13669) HM
Ohio (Pickaway County), Circleville — Grenadier Squaw (Non-hel-e-ma)
Grenadier Squaw was chief of the largest Shawnee Indian village, located on the south bank of Scippo Creek, upon the Pickaway Plains in 1774. Born about 1720, Non-hel-e-ma, sister of Chief Cornstalk, was named “Grenadier Squaw” by white . . . — Map (db m13670) HM
Ohio (Pickaway County), Circleville — 7-65 — Grenadier Squaw Village / Cornstalk Town
Side A: Grenadier Squaw Village The Grenadier Squaw Village was located between this area and Scippo Creek, upon the Pickaway Plains, the primary Shawnee settlement in Ohio. Non-hel-e-ma, born circa 1722, was the sister of the Shawnee . . . — Map (db m13652) HM
Ohio (Pickaway County), Leistville — Camp Charlotte
Near this spot the famous treaty was made between Lord Dunmore, Governor of Virginia and Chief Cornstalk of the Shawnees and Allied Tribes in October 1774. This camp was named “Charlotte” after the Queen of England. — Map (db m13500) HM
Ohio (Pickaway County), Leistville — 6-65 — Treaty of Camp Charlotte
Side A: In an effort to maintain peace with Native Americans, the British imposed the Proclamation Line of 1763, which prohibited colonial settlement west of the Appalachian Mountains. Some settlers did not recognize British authority and . . . — Map (db m13499) HM
Ohio (Richland County), Mansfield — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial
Memorial Reverse: “Now it doesn't matter. (go ahead! go ahead! Sounding from the audience.) It really doesn't matter what happens now. I don't know what will happen now. We've got some difficult days ahead, (yeah! oh yes!) . . . — Map (db m20859) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Fort Loramie — Greene Ville Treaty Line — Anthony Wayne Parkway
This marker is located on the boundary line which was established at the end of the Indian wars to separate the American settlers and the Indians. It was agreed upon by the United States and the defeated confederated Indian tribes at the Treaty of . . . — Map (db m20587) HM
Ohio (Summit County), Akron — 37-77 — Treaty of Fort McIntosh Boundary Line
In 1785, American Indian tribal leaders from the Chippewa, Delaware, Ottawa, and Wyandot met with representatives sent by the United States Congress to sign the controversial Treaty of Fort McIntosh. The treaty surrendered control of Native . . . — Map (db m43512) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Zoar — Zoar Village
Zoar was founded in 1817 by a group of immigrants from Wurttemburg, Germany, who sought religious freedom. The mandatory military service in Germany prompted many pacifist groups, like the Zoarites, to immigrate to the United States. The separatist . . . — Map (db m81582) HM
Ohio (Union County), West Mansfield — 11-80 — Greeneville Treaty Line / Greeneville Treaty Line in Union County
[Front Side of Marker]: "Greeneville Treaty Line" The Treaty of Greeneville created the Greeneville Treaty Line. It was the boundary between lands in the original possession of the Indians and those they ceded to the United States, . . . — Map (db m43895) HM
Ohio (Warren County), Lebanon — 2-83 — Union Village — (1805 - 1912)
Side A: Union Village, the first and largest Shaker (United Society of Believers) community west of the Allegheny Mountains, was established in 1805. Nearly 4,000 Shakers lived in Union Village, the last living here until 1920. They owned 4,500 . . . — Map (db m24074) HM
Ohio (Warren County), Springboro — 8-83 — Jonathan Wright Homestead — circa 1815
Jonathan Wright (1782-1855) and his wife Mary Bateman Wright (1787-1866) moved with their five children from Menallen, Adams County, Pennsylvania, in 1814 and built this Federal style house. Using skills acquired from his father, Joel Wright, a . . . — Map (db m26547) HM
Ohio (Warren County), Waynesville — Friends Burial Ground
In 1804, Miami Monthly Meeing purchased this land to use as a graveyard. Burials were made without regard to status or family association, but rather by date of death. Some of the earliest graves are marked with a plain rock obtained from a nearby . . . — Map (db m26524) HM
Ohio (Wood County), Hull Prairie — Fort Miamis Reserve/Miltonville — Anthony Wayne Parkway
[North side of Marker]:Fort Miamis Reserve “River tracts 46 and 47 in Township No. 1 United States Reserve” is the official description of the Miltonville location. The “United States Reserve” was the . . . — Map (db m25871) HM
Oklahoma (Comanche County), Fort Sill — 280mm Heavy Motorized Gun M65 — (Gun Nr. 21 on Carriage Nr. 3)
(left plaque) At 8:31 a.m. on 25 May 1953 this gun fired the world's first atomic artillery round, at Camp Desert Rock, Nevada. 19 seconds later and 7Ύ miles distant, the shell that could wipe out an enemy division exploded on target with . . . — Map (db m60886) HM

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