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By Don Morfe, July 29, 1995
Locomotive 5588-Canadian National-Spirit of Windsor
Ontario (Essex), Windsor — The Great Western Railway
The main line of “The Great Western”, from Niagara Falls through Hamilton and London to Windsor, was opened in 1854. The company extended its line from Hamilton to Toronto in 1855, from Komoka to Sarnia in 1858, and from Glencoe to Fort . . . — Map (db m100728) HM
Guatemala, Guatemala (Municipality of Guatemala), Guatemala City — Bernal Diaz de Castillo
El marcador está hecho de tres paneles Guatemala al insigne “Cronista – Soldado” Don Bernal Diaz del Castillo En el IV centenario de haber concluido su inmortal libro “Historia Verdadera de la Conquista de la . . . — Map (db m100762) HM WM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — 1962 Student Protests in Quetzaltenango
Compañero estudiante: Nunca olvides la sangre generosa de los martires universitarias caidos en las gloriosas jornadas de marzo y abril de 1962 que se inmolaron por darte una patria mejor 5º aniversario – A.C.D.O. Quezaltenango, 21 abril . . . — Map (db m100773) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Cathedral of the Holy Spirit
Iglesia del Espíritu Santo (Catedral)El templo original del Espíritu Santo, hoy Catedral, fue el segundo construido en el país (en 1532) Ordenada por el Obispo Francisco Marroquín. La fachada colonial estilo barroco que queda hoy, no es del . . . — Map (db m100806) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Jesús Castillo
El Concejo de la Ciudad de Quetzaltenango exalta a perpetuidad de esta manera la memoria del Maestro Jesus Castillo insigne recreador de la musica Maya-Quiche. Palacio Municipal; IX de Septiembre de MCMLVIII English translation: The . . . — Map (db m100766) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Juan José Ortega
La Municipalidad de Quezaltenango al ilustre Doctor Juan José Ortega en el Primer centenario de su nacimiento. 7 de noviembre de 1958. English translation: The Municipality of Quetzaltenango to the illustrious Doctor Juan José . . . — Map (db m100805) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Osmundo Arriola
Osmundo Arriola 4 XII 1886 – 8 X 1938 Primer poeta laureado ¡Eres Quezaltenango: Como una cumbre, y estas mas cerca de los jardines donde florecen los nardos de oro de las estrellas…! (de “Querido Rincon”) English . . . — Map (db m100800) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal
Fraternidad Quetzalteca Al pueblo de Quezaltenango Honor a la primera Reina Indigena Rosario de Paz Chajchalac de Mendizabal Septiembre 1985 Adicional marcador: Certamen Reina Indigena 1934-1979 Mujeres que han representado a la cultura . . . — Map (db m100801) HM
Guatemala, Quetzaltenango (Municipality of Quetzaltenango) — The German School of Guatemala
En este lugar funciono el Colegio Aleman de Quetzaltenango, desde su fundación en 1928 hasta su clausura en 1941. En el año del centenario del Colegio Aleman de Guatemala Rendimos homenaje a sus fundadores, directores, maestros y exalumnos. . . . — Map (db m100790) HM
Guatemala, Sacatepéquez (Municipalidad de Santo Domingo Xenacoj), Santo Domingo Xenacoj — Parish of Santo Domingo Xenacoj
Para perpetua memoria de futuras generaciones Este templo se principió a construir el año 1580 por Fray Benito de Villacañas. Se terminó de construir en el año de 1604. Se bendijo solemnemente el 15 de septiembre de 1604 por Monseñor Fray Juan . . . — Map (db m100764) HM
Guatemala, San Marcos (Municipality of San Pedro Sacatépequez), San Pedro Sacatépequez — General Miguel Garcia Granados
La Municipalidad Sampedrana, construyo este pedestal a la memoria del General y Licenciado Miguel Garcia Granados, Heroe intelectual de la Revolucion del 71. San Pedro Sac. 24 junio 1988 English translation: The Municipality of San . . . — Map (db m100759) HM WM
Guatemala, Sololá (Municipalidad de Nahualá), Nahualá — Manuel Tzoc, Founder of Nahualá
Homenaje a: Manuel Tzoc, fundador del pueblo de Nahuala, en el año 1,871. Señor Dios Todopoderoso, recibe en tu reino a tu siervo Manuel Tzoc y bendice a tu pueblo para que reine la paz y alegría entre sus moradores, por Jesucristo nuestro . . . — Map (db m100765) HM
Mexico, Campeche (Municipality of Campeche) — Temple of Guadalupe
Templo de Guadalupe En 1575 don Pedro Martín de Bonilla, rico y piadoso vecino de Campeche, costeó la erección en este lugar de una ermita en honor a la Virgen de Guadalupe de Villuercas, a la que se le atribuyen características similares a las . . . — Map (db m100793) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Burning of the Alhóndiga de Granaditas
En este lugar estaba una tienda, de donde el 28 de septiembre de 1810, el Pípila y la muchedumbre tomaron lo necesario para incendiar la puerta principal de la Alhóndiga de Granaditas. Ayuntamiento de Guanajuato 1989-91 English . . . — Map (db m100744) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Guanajuato) — The Cemetery of the Convent of the Temple of Bethlehem
Aquí estuvo el cementerio del convento de Belén, donde fueron sepultados varios españoles, entre ellos el Intendente Don Juan Antonio de Riaño y Bárcenas, muertos el 28-IX-1810, en la toma por los insurgentes de la Alhóndiga de Granaditas y ciudad . . . — Map (db m100732) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — José M. Arteaga
En memoria del patriota Gobernador Gral. Jose M. Arteaga Protector de la instrucción popular Queretaro, Octubre, 21 de 1888. English translation: In memory of the patriot Governor General José María Arteaga Protector of popular . . . — Map (db m100746) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Mexico's Ratification of the Treaty of Guadalupe-Hidalgo
En este Edificio, el 19 de mayo de 1848, el Congreso de la Unión ratificó el Tratado de Paz, de Guadalupe Hidalgo, firmado con los Estados Unidos de Norte América el 2 de febrero del mismo año. En diciembre de 1916 se celebraron aquí, las Juntas . . . — Map (db m100747) HM WM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — Temple and Convent of San Antonio
Templo y Convento de San AntonioEn 1613 se inició la construcción del Convento por los religiosos franciscanos adscritos a la observancia de los dieguinos. Templo y convento quedaron bajo la advocación de San Antonio de Padua y al cuidado de la . . . — Map (db m100752) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of Querétaro), Santiago de Querétaro — The Waterway of the Sad Indian
Alcantarilla del Indio TristeFue una de las más importantes de la ciudad por la cantidad de agua que recibía; formó parte del sistema de distribución de agua limpia con el que contó la ciudad, su finalidad era contabilizar las tuberías que . . . — Map (db m100749) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel), San Miguel de Cozumel — Tribute to the 201st Squadron of the Mexican Expeditionary Force
Reconocimiento del Pueblo de Cozumel A la heroica participación de la “Fuerza Aérea Expedicionaria Mexicana Escuadrón 201”, también conocida como “Águilas Aztecas”, en misiones de combate durante la II Guerra Mundial en . . . — Map (db m100885) WM
Mexico, Yucatán (Municipio of Yucatán), Dzibilchaltun — The Seven Dolls
Las Siete Muñecas El edificio debe su nombre a una ofrenda de siete muñecas burdos de barro, que se encontraron en su interior. Esta construcción es de plant cuadrangular, con una cámara cenral rodeada por un corredor. Su techo formaba una . . . — Map (db m100799) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Benedictus de Spinoza (1632-1677), Amsterdammer, Filosoof/Philosopher
Spinoza is op deze plaats als zoon van joodse vluchtelingen geboren. Zijn belangrijkste werk is de Ethica. Daarin verwerpt hij alle traditionele voorstellingen van God en stelt hij dat de ogenschijnlijk chaotische natuur is onderworpen aan . . . — Map (db m100803) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — A County Older Than the State, Baldwin County
Side 1 Third oldest county in Alabama. Created in 1809 while still part of Mississippi Territory. Named for Abraham Baldwin (1754-1807) founder of University of Georgia, delegate to Constitutional Convention, . . . — Map (db m100839) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Baldwin County Eternal Flame Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Glory of God and in Honor of the Veterans of all Wars — Map (db m100865) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Bay Minette Korean War Memorial
Battery B 711th AAA Gun Battalion Alabama National Guard Bay Minette, Alabama [List of names in 3 columns] 4 September 1950 Korean War — Map (db m100941) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Bay Minette, Alabama
Side 1 In 1860, the center of commerce in Baldwin County ran along the rivers with the remainder of the county mostly wilderness. In 1861, with secession declared, the Alabama Legislature allocated funds to finish the stalled Mobile . . . — Map (db m100846) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Bottle Creek Site
Bottle Creek Site has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses National Significance in Commemorating the History of the United States of America . . . — Map (db m100849) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Bay Minette — Judge Harry Toulmin(1766 – 1823)
Born and educated in England, Toulmin became a Unitarian Minister and fled persecution in 1793. In the U.S. he served as President of Transylvania University and Secretary of the State of Kentucky. In 1804 Thomas Jefferson appointed him as the first . . . — Map (db m100850) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — 1814 ~ ~ ~ 1977General Andrew Jackson
  Standing on a low limb of a giant oak tree near here, General Andrew Jackson made a pep talk to his troops, fresh from their victory at the Battle of Horse Shoe Bend and poised before advancing on the British and Spanish at Pensacola, and the . . . — Map (db m100852) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — City of DaphneIncorporated July 8, 1927
The City of Daphne was incorporated July 8, 1927 with a population of 500. its history, however, dates to a much earlier period. Research and artifacts show that Tensaw, Alabama, Choctaw, Creeks, and Seminole Indians all lived in the this area prior . . . — Map (db m100843) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — Little Bethel Baptist Church:
On April 15, 1867, Major Lewis Starke deeded these two acres to four of his ex-slaves and their heirs as trustees for this church: Nimrod Lovett, Stamford Starlin (now Sterling), Narcis Elwa, and Benjamin Franklin. In this cemetery is buried . . . — Map (db m100851) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Daphne — Patriot's Point Memorial
Patriot's Point Memorial This Memorial is Dedicated to All the Brave Men and Women Who Proudly Served in the United States Armed Forces Protecting Freedom Around the World — Map (db m100864) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — 173d Airborne Brigade (Sep)1963 — 1971
In commemoration of all Sky Soldiers whose valor and sacrifice in defense of South Vietnam must never be forgotten "All Gave Some – Some Gave All" — Map (db m100946) WM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — 1st Division, U.S. Colored Troops
This earthen mound was part of a redoubt constructed by the 1st Division, U.S. Colored Troops in April, 1865. The regiment saw considerable action against Confederate warships protecting the Blakely River. These earthworks have been preserved as a . . . — Map (db m100853) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Albert Carey Danner — 1843~1921
  Born in Winchester, Virginia, he moved to Missouri where at age 17 he enlisted in the State Guard. In 1861 he became a Private in the Confederate States Army, was captured during the Battle of Wilson's Creek and escaped.   Captain Danner . . . — Map (db m100880) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Bay of the Holy Spirit
The earliest outline of a recognizable bay on the northern coast of the Gulf of Mexico was shown on a 1507 map by German cartographer Martin Waldeseemuller–the same map to first apply the name "America" to the New World. Alonso Álvarez de . . . — Map (db m100841) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Caisson Trace
A trail used in early times by Indians, Spanish Explorers, French Settlers and later by soldiers during the battle of Spanish Fort 1865. At one time a stream driven train paralleled this trace. Its ancient road bed can still be seen south of this . . . — Map (db m100877) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Drive
Named in honor of the 1,810 Men in Gray who defended the eastern approaches to Mobile in the battle of Spanish Fort March 26 ~ April 8-9, 1865. Here Brig. Gen. R. L. Gibson, C.S.A. engaged “…more than 20,000” enemy troops in the last . . . — Map (db m100878) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Main Line of Resistance(The Battle of Spanish Fort, March 26-April 9, 1865)
Twenty-nine Union field guns, manned by men of the 3d Indiana, 1st Illinois and 2d Iowa Batteries, shelled these Confederate trenches for 13 consecutive days and nights. The fact that these trenches were never breached, attests to the courage of . . . — Map (db m100873) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Redoubt No. 3 / Gibson’s Brigade
Side 1 Capt. Cuthbert Slocomb of the 5th Company, Washington Artillery of New Orleans, commanded Redoubt No. 3, also known as Battery Blair, consisted of one 8-inch Columbiad, two 12-pound Napoleons, one 3-inch ordinance rifle, and . . . — Map (db m100871) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Redoubt No. 4 / Holtzclaw's Brigade
Side 1 Redoubt No. 4 was part of the Confederate line known as Red Fort. Capt. John Phillip’s Tennessee Light Artillery manned the redoubt until they were relieved on April 4, 1865 by Garrity's Alabama Light Artillery. Lt. Henry . . . — Map (db m100866) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Confederate Redoubt No. 5 / Ector's Brigade
Side 1 Also called the Sandbag Battery, Redoubt No. 5 was originally commanded by Lt. Andrew Hargrove of Lumsden's Tuscaloosa Battery, Company F, 2nd Alabama Light Artillery Battalion. During the early stages of the battle, Lumsden's . . . — Map (db m100875) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Fort McDermott
From this Confederate Fort 15 heavy artillery guns, repelled elements of 2 Union Army Corps, routed 5 ironclad monitors attacking up the Blakely River and for 13 days helped prevent the capture of Mobile until after General Lee's Surrender at . . . — Map (db m100911) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Fort McDermott
Highest point along 2 miles of Confederate battle lines extending east and north. Here 200 soldiers from Georgia, Louisiana & Arkansas, held off a numerically superior Union Force for thirteen days and nights in the last battle of the War Between . . . — Map (db m100913) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Ft. McDermott Confederate Memorial Park
Dedicated to the men of the Confederate States of America who valiantly fought for our American liberties, "Governments are instituted among men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed... whenever any form of government becomes . . . — Map (db m100936) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Red Fort
Built of red clay, armed with 12 heavy guns and served by 307 crack Confederate Artilleryman from Batteries Perry (Tenn.) Phillips (Tenn.) Lumsden (Ala.) and Garrity (Mobile, Ala.). It was the keystone in the defense of Spanish Fort, 1865. — Map (db m100868) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Spanish Fort
Rendezvous for Indians, Spanish, French and English Explorers. In 1865, Three Confederate Brigades, outnumbered 10 to 1, engaged the Army of West Mississippi (Union Forces) in the last battle of the War Between the States. March 26~April 9, 1865. — Map (db m100844) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Spanish FortAlabama
Historic Spot of the Deep South Map (db m100845) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The 8th Iowa InfantryBattle of Spanish Fort
On the evening of April 8th, 1865, while the Confederate fortifications were being shelled by Union artillery, the 8th Iowa Infantry advanced from near this point to the Confederate left and captured a part of the works, in hand to hand fighting. . . . — Map (db m100883) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The Final Assault
At dusk on April 8, 1865, 300 yards west of this site, the Union Army's 8th lowa Infantry and three Illinois Regiments breached the Confederate main line of resistance. Under the cover of night, troops holding the thin gray line spiked their guns . . . — Map (db m100855) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — The Union First Parallel / Union Siege Battery No. 16
Side 1 The main Union siege line during the Battle of Spanish Fort ran along this ridge. Brig. Gen. Eugene Carr's Division occupied the right flank of the Union line between here and Minette Bay. Carr's men initially faced Confederate . . . — Map (db m100857) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Union Siege Battery No. 21 / 3rd Brigade of Carr's Division
Side 1 Located on this bluff overlooking Minette Bay, Battery No. 21 anchored the right flank of Maj. Gen. Edward Canby's Army of West Mississippi during the Battle of Spanish Fort. Maj. Gen. Andrew Smith's XVI Army Corps occupied the . . . — Map (db m100854) HM
Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Women's Veterans MemorialAlabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Dedicated to all women veterans who have served, sacrificed and suffered for our nation. Your patriotism and courage are greatly appreciated and will never be forgotten. [Seals of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps & . . . — Map (db m100943) WM
Alabama (Conecuh County), Repton — Historic and Beautiful Repton
Side 1 In the early 1900s, Repton was a bustling railroad town along the Louisville and Nashville Railroad. Among other businesses, it boasted several hotels, banks, stores, a livery stable, cotton gin and the only hospital with a Board . . . — Map (db m100840) HM
Alabama (Escambia County), Atmore — Escambia County Training School
In 1920, a wooden building was constructed as the Atmore Colored School and operated until 1925. In 1926, a new wood and a brick building was erected with assistance from Rosenwald School fund and it was renamed the Escambia County Training School. . . . — Map (db m100835) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Mobile's First Mardi Gras Parade
On Shrove Tuesday, February 25, 1868, the Order of Myths gathered at this intersection shortly after 8 p.m. and began its first parade. The procession traveled west on Government, north on Warren east on Dauphin, north on Joachim west on State, . . . — Map (db m100842) HM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Tank M48A1
Armament 1 - 90mm Gun 2 - .50 Cal. Machine Guns 1 - .30 Cal. Machine Gun Weight   99,000 lbs. Combat Loaded Crew   4 Men Maximum Speed   28 mph Cruising Range   70 Miles Grade Ascending Ability   60 . . . — Map (db m100938) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Apache Pass - A Corridor Through TimeFort Bowie National Historic Site
There are two markers on a single kiosk Apache Pass is a low divide separating the massive Chiricahua Mountains from the Dos Cabezas Mountains. This landscape formed a rugged corridor through which people and goods were moved. The Pass . . . — Map (db m100810) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Apache Spring
Pottery fragments found around Apache Spring suggest it was used by prehistoric Mogollon Indians before the Apache arrived. Journals of early Spanish explorers described Apache trails radiating from the spring. The Butterfield Trail was constructed . . . — Map (db m100823) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Bascom-Cochise Meeting Site
After the events on the afternoon of February 4th, Bascom ordered the command to move toward, and fortify, the stage station. According to Sergeant Daniel Robinson: “Our wagons were placed end to end, forming a semicircle, covering . . . — Map (db m100815) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Cavalry Mess Hall and Kitchen
Palatable food during the fort's early days was a constant problem; the soil was poor quality, lacking nutrients, and other sources of fresh food were distant. Though neighboring ranches supplied some vegetables and meats, they were still a day's . . . — Map (db m100956) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Mining Cabin
Mining activity in Apache Pass started when members of the California Volunteers discovered a, “...gold and quartz bearing ledge...” in 1864. The “Harris Lode” as it became to be known, was later developed by the Apache Pass . . . — Map (db m100811) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Parke Camp Site
In March 1854, Lt. John Parke of the Topographical Engineer Corps led a survey party in search of an all-weather route for the transcontinental railroad. After a march of 55 waterless miles through Sulphur Springs Valley, the party entered Apache . . . — Map (db m100812) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Quartermaster Storehouse
This frame building with a shingled roof was constructed in 1883 to enlarge the storage space available to the quartermaster. The original adobe storehouse, built in 1868, is immediately to the south. The post quartermaster and his staff . . . — Map (db m100954) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — Second Fort Bowie
Two years after the 1872 peace agreement with Cochise, the great Apache chief died. Several hundred Chiricahuas were relocated on the San Carlos Indian Reservation. However, Geronimo and over a hundred of his followers escaped the roundup, to begin . . . — Map (db m100953) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Battle of Apache Pass; July 15-16, 1862
An advance guard of 96 California Volunteers, marching toward the San Simon River to establish a supply depot for the California Column, followed the Butterfield Road through Apache Pass. As they approached the abandoned stage station, Cochise and . . . — Map (db m100820) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Butterfield Overland Mail
In 1857, the government awarded John Butterfield a contract to carry mail by stagecoach between St. Louis and San Francisco. The 2,800-mile route was to be traversed within 25 days. A year later, as the stagecoaches prepared to roll, Butterfiled . . . — Map (db m100817) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Chiricahua Apache Indian Agency
The Story: U.S. Indian Agent Thomas Jeffords governed some 900 Chiricahua Apaches here in 1875-76, under the vigilance of the U.S. Army at Fort Bowie. Cochise, Chiricahua chieftain and friend of Jeffords, died in 1874, leaving the band . . . — Map (db m100819) HM
Arizona (Cochise County), Bowie — The Stage Station Ruin
The Apache Pass Stage Station was built of stone in July 1858. Within its 6-8 foot-high walls were a kitchen-dining room, sleeping rooms, a storage room for feed and weapons, and a mule corral with portholes in every stall. The stage stopped here . . . — Map (db m100814) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Chandler — First National Bank, 1918Chandler Historic Commercial District on the National Register of Historic Places
John Dobson and John Anderson built the First National Bank in the Neo Classical Style. In 1925 the Bank of Chandler moved into this building, complete with its marble faced columns. In the late 1930’s, the prominent Valley National Bank took over . . . — Map (db m100867) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Chandler — The McCormick Building
Designated Historical as part of Downtown Chandler Built in 1928 as the original IOOF Hall and Armory Remodeled in the 60’s into a medical and apartment complex Restored back to it’s original design in 2001 by the . . . — Map (db m100876) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Airmen Memorial Bridge
On November 30, 1944, at 7:40 A.M. 18 airmen from Davis-Monthan Army Air Field died following a mid-air collision between two B-24 Liberator Bombers over the Pantano Wash. This bridge is dedicated to those brave men who lost their lives while on a . . . — Map (db m100761) HM WM
California (Inyo County), Furnace Creek — Devils Golf Course
Interbedded salt and water-bearing gravels are more than 1,000 feet thick beneath the Devils Golf Course. Great horizontal forces exerted by crystallizing salt, push these columns upward wind and rain carve them into fantastic shapes. — Map (db m100757) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Signal Hill — Hilltop Park
[Walkway Poem] Here on this hill what perspective to see our world ourselves with clarity Each point of view repositioning living vibrant inspiring We come to this place when life gets too fast to reflect on . . . — Map (db m100780) HM
California (Mariposa County), Yosemite National Park — Glacier Point Hotel
You are standing on the site of two famous Yosemite landmarks: McCauley’s Mountain House (1872-1969) and the Glacier Point Hotel (1917-1969). Both structures were built from trees cut down near this site. They both burned to the ground on the . . . — Map (db m100858) HM
California (Monterey County), Aromas — A. R. Wilson Quarry
Named for Arthur R. Wilson, who founded Granite Rock Company on February 14, 1900, this quarry has been the heart of Granite Rock's business since the beginning. In more than a century of continuous operation, the quarry has seen destruction from . . . — Map (db m100802) HM
California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Smartsville Grocery
Originally a two story, L-shaped building. Mrs. Bridget Henderson ran it as a boarding house later selling to Mrs. Ellen Dewan, becoming the Dewan Hotel. Her son, Jim Dewan briefly ran Jim's Saloon along the side of the hotel. In 1935 Rex and Agnes . . . — Map (db m100862) HM
California (Nevada County), Smartsville — Smartville / SmartsvilleWhich is it? S or no S
Named for James Smart, who built the first hotel in 1856. Smartville was referred in the US Federal land grant of 1878, as Smartsville. Due to ruling by the US Post Office Department, in 1909. The name was changed back the Smartville. It stayed that . . . — Map (db m100861) HM
California (San Benito County), San Juan Bautista — San Juan Pacific Railway
The San Juan Pacific Railway was incorporated May 4, 1907, becoming the California Central Railroad in 1912. Some of the locals referred to it as The San Juan Terrific. Built to haul the expected large quantities of Portland cement from the Old . . . — Map (db m100906) HM
California (Santa Cruz), Santa Cruz — Bull and Bear Fights
This is the location of one of the last known bull and bear rings in California, where the animals were placed in a wooden stockade and local settlers would bet on the outcome of their fight. Bull and Bear fights were brought to Santa Cruz by . . . — Map (db m100961) HM
California (Santa Cruz), Santa Cruz — The Branciforte Adobe
The only remaining structure of the Villa de Branciforte established in 1797. The last and least prosperous of threee Spanish settlements in Alta California. Populated by paroled petty criminals from Guadalajaran juzgados and pensioned soldiers. The . . . — Map (db m100905) HM
California (Santa Cruz), Santa Cruz — The Santa Cruz Beach Boardwalk1907 - 2007
Towards the end of the 19th Century Fred W. Swanton, considered one of the greatest promoters and entrepreneurs of his time, laid plans for a casino and boardwalk - a "Coney Island of the West." The casino opened in 1904 but survived only 22 months; . . . — Map (db m100908) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Aptos — First High Altitude Airplane Flights March 1905
One hundred years ago, in the skies above this monument, three soaring flights were made on March 16th, 17th, and 20th, by an aeroplane- glider flown by Aeronaut and parachute dare- devil, Daniel John Maloney, which had been designed and . . . — Map (db m100963) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Davenport — Big Creek Light and Power Company
The third hydroelectric power plant in California, built by Fred Swanton, local promoter and founder of the Santa Cruz Boardwalk, began operations on this site March of 1896. In the plant's final configuration, water from Big Creek, Boyer Creek . . . — Map (db m100965) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Davenport — Davenport Jail
Built in 1914, the entire structure is made of Santa Cruz Portland Cement from the nearby Davenport Cement Plant. During its history, the two-cell jail saw little use in this peaceful community. It once held two boys from San Mateo while they . . . — Map (db m100921) HM
California (Santa Cruz County), Felton — The Cremer House
The Cremer Hotel was completed in 1876 to house, feed & entertain the laborers who massed to the San Lorenzo Valley when Redwood logging began in the late 19th century. Gambling, loose women and liquor flowed freely within its redwood-framed walls, . . . — Map (db m100903) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Mint RobberyFebruary 1864
The first man to rob the Denver Mint was “Small Bad Jim” – James Clark. The gold bars were so heavy that he began dropping them only one mile away in what is now Cheesman Park. Six days later, the desperado was captured 25 miles . . . — Map (db m100808) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — 2 — Faith and ActionAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail
Settled by the formerly enslaved. Some Barry Farm-era churches still serve the neighborhood. Macedonia Baptist Church, about a block to your left at 2625 Stanton Road, was organized in 1866 by Rev. James William Howard. Ten years later a group . . . — Map (db m100825) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — Lewis House
This structure has been Recorded by the Historic American Building Survey of the United States Department of Interior for its archives at the Library of Congress — Map (db m100778) HM
District of Columbia, Washington — 19 — Mother Churches and Their DaughtersAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail
Across This Intersection is St. Teresa of Avila, the first Catholic Church east of the Anacostia River. It is called the “mother church” because many area congregations are its offshoots.

As Uniontown grew, so did its Catholic . . . — Map (db m100775) HM

District of Columbia, Washington — The Northern Baptist Convention
In This Building On May 16-17, 1907 —The— Northern Baptist Convention Was Formed and The Hon. Charles Evans Hughes Elected Its First President — Map (db m100889) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Anacostia — 9 — A Museum for the CommunityAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail
Across the street is the former Carver Theatre, built in 1948 as the first nonsegregated movie house in Southeast Washington. It closed in 1957 becoming, in turn, a roller rink, a church, and a funeral parlor. Then a decade later, a museum . . . — Map (db m100824) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Anacostia — 10 — Crossing LinesAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia Heritage Trail
Across the street is the former 11th Precinct Police Station. In 1993 it became the Max Robinson Center for Health and Living, providing services for people with HIV/AIDS. Whether by design or by accident, in 1910 the city built . . . — Map (db m100763) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — Mary Church Terrell
Terrell Place is named after Mary Church Terrell (1863-1954) Teacher, Writer, Civil Rights Activist Mary Church Terrell championed equal rights throughout her life — locally, nationally, and internationally. From 1951 to 1952, . . . — Map (db m100863) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Washington — Barney House
This Property Has Been Place on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Circa 1794 — Map (db m100743) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — F-897 — Titusville Veteran's Memorial Fishing Pier
This pier was the western end of Walker Bridge, the first bridge linking Titusville to Merritt Island. Built in 1922, the hand-cranked, wooden drawbridge served the area until preparations for a modern causeway began in the late 1930s. Causeway . . . — Map (db m100950) HM
Florida (Broward County), Fort Lauderdale — Fort Lauderdale, Florida.
On this spot, January 31, 1893, Frank Stranahan, the founder of this city, conducted a ferry across New River, established a trading post with the Indians and operated the first U.S. Post Office. Seven tenths of a mile west of this point . . . — Map (db m100795) HM
Florida (Franklin County), Apalachicola — F-908 — The Hanserd-Fry House
Constructed ca. 1845, the Hanserd-Fry House is one of Apalachicola's finest examples of Palladian Greek Revival style architecture. The well-preserved house features a symmetrical porch with Tuscan classical columns typical of the Greek Revival . . . — Map (db m100891) HM
Florida (Franklin County), Carabelle Beach — F-855 — Camp Gordon Johnston Training Area
With the approach of World War II, amphibious warfare training centers were hurriedly built. Camp Carrabelle opened in September 1941. Construction began in July 1942 and the camp was renamed in honor of Colonel Gordon Johnston (1874-1934), a highly . . . — Map (db m100897) HM
Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-817 — Chandler's Tourist Camp1925-1929
In 1915, construction began on the Dixie Highway system that linked Florida with the Midwest via highways running from Michigan through Tallahassee along Old St. Augustine Road toward Miami. In the 1920s, the number of auto tourists visiting Florida . . . — Map (db m100888) HM
Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-367 — Old Capitol of Florida
The first two sessions of the territorial legislature were held at St. Augustine and Pensacola. The hazards of traveling between cities 400 miles apart prompted legislators in 1824 to locate a new capital at Tallahassee, between the two cities. Log . . . — Map (db m100792) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — F-751 — 9th Avenue West Bridge
At this location over Wares Creek once stood one of the oldest concrete arch deck bridges in the State of Florida. Designed by noted local civil engineer Freeman H. Horton, the former 9th Avenue West bridge was constructed during World War II by the . . . — Map (db m100899) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — F-786 — Adams and Rogers Cemeteries
Adams Cemetery, once known as the Fogartyville Colored Cemetery, began in 1896 when William H. and Eliza Atzeroth Forgarty donated four acres of land to the community for use as a public cemetery. The cemetery’s earliest marker is the final resting . . . — Map (db m100900) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — Bealls Centennial
(side 1) In April of 1915, twenty-two year old Robert M. Beall opened a simple dry goods store on this block of Old Main Street. Pricing nothing over a dollar, he named it the Dollar Limit. Beall invested his money in merchandise so when . . . — Map (db m100947) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — Courthouse Square
(side 1) In 1892, John Crews Pelot deeded this 200 x 400 square foot parcel of land to Manatee County for the sum of $200.00. The land was cleared at a cost of $62.50, and a new courthouse, the first in "Braidentown" and the county's third . . . — Map (db m100948) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — Florida Highway Patrol SchoolBradenton, Florida 1939
(side 1) In 1939, the Legislature created the Department of Public Safety and Florida Highway Patrol. Governor Fred P. Cone appointed W.F. Reid director in September. On October 1, Major H. Neil Kirkman was appointed Commandant of the . . . — Map (db m100925) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — Former Town of Fogartyville/Former Town of Wilhelmsenburg
(side 1) Former Town of Fogartyville This marker stands on the eastern boundary of Fogartyville, a town founded on land acquired under the Homestead Act after the War Between the States by Fogarty bros., Capt. Bartholomew (Tole), . . . — Map (db m100901) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Palmetto — F-787 — Old Memphis Cemetery
Palmetto’s historic Memphis neighborhood was originally plotted in 1904 by Robert F. Willis who sold lots to “a number of very desirable people” who built homes in what he named the “Town of Memphis” after his hometown in . . . — Map (db m100898) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Palmetto — F-146 — Palmetto
(side 1) S.S. Lamb came here with his family from Mississippi in a covered wagon and barouche and purchased this property on February 3, 1868. Lamb laid out and named Palmetto. The Lamb home, which stood about 100 yards west of here, was . . . — Map (db m100922) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Palmetto — F-153 — Palmetto Baptist Church/Dr. M.B. Harrison
Palmetto Baptist Church The Palmetto Baptist Church was organized on January 5, 1892, and a few months later its first building was erected on this site. The Reverend R.H. Whitehead, under whose leadership the church was constituted, became . . . — Map (db m100920) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Palmetto — The 'Old' Palmetto Cemetery
The 'old' Palmetto Cemetery was established prior to 1888 and was used until 1910. The cemetery comprises one acre of land donated by Samuel Sparks Lamb, recognized founder of Palmetto. It is known as the Yellow Fever Cemetery because of the . . . — Map (db m100924) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Palmetto — The Plymouth
This historic property was the site of the Levi Jones homestead. The original house, constructed in 1900, is no longer standing, but had similar architectural details as the current structure. Jennie Jones Melman was born on this site August 23, . . . — Map (db m100923) HM
Florida (Manatee County), Whitfield — Whitfield Estates on Sarasota Bay
(side 1) The southern portion of Whitfield Estates was developed on land originally owned (1876-1912) by Fannie and General John Riggin Jr., an aide-de-camp of General Ulysses S. Grant during the Civil War. In 1924 a corporation led by . . . — Map (db m100919) HM
Florida (Monroe County), Key West — 93 — Cornish Memorial AME Zion ChurchCirca 1864
Founded in 1864, Cornish Chapel members began building their church in 1885. Designed to resemble European cathedrals, it served as a place of worship, school, and refuge during inclement weather. The foundation was quarried from the site and its . . . — Map (db m100796) HM
Florida (Orange County), Orlando — F-904 — Atlantic Coastline Station
(side 1) In 1880, the South Florida Railroad built a railway through Orlando. The small community boomed with land speculators, citrus and cattle investors, and tourists. In 1902, the larger Atlantic Coastline Railroad acquired the South . . . — Map (db m100895) HM
Florida (Polk County), Mulberry — PCHC-018 — Pierce
On this site stood the phosphate mining town of Pierce. It was one of many company-owned mining towns and villages that once populated Polk County. Pierce was started in April 1906 by the Pierce Phosphate Company. This company was acquired in . . . — Map (db m100904) HM
Florida (Putnam County), Edgar — F-736 — The Edgar Post Office
During the 1870s, Scotsman Charles S. Edgar mined kaolin clay deposits for the Edgar Brothers Clay Company of Metuchen, New Jersey. This clay was used to make heat- resistant bricks and hearth tiles. As the company expanded, Edgar began searching . . . — Map (db m100893) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — F-911 — Nelmar Terrace Historic District
(side 1) The Nelmar Terrace area has been the site of portions of a Timucuan Indian village, a plantation under British Governor James Grant in the 1770s, and parcels of Spanish land grants after 1784. From 1844-1869 the area was the . . . — Map (db m100892) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — F-858 — Remnant of Rodriguez Arsian House
These low stone walls are the remnants of a building constructed during the First Spanish Period (1513-1763) from native rock known as coquina. The building belonged to Antonio Rodriquez Arsian, a soldier whose family lived in St. Augustine for . . . — Map (db m100740) HM
Florida (Saint Johns County), St. Augustine — St. Augustine on Anastasia Island
St. Augustine, the oldest European-settled city in the United States, was located on Anastasia Island from 1566 until 1572. Spanish settlers had founded the city on the west shore of the Matanzas River on Sept. 8, 1565. They built homes and a fort. . . . — Map (db m100739) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Ormond Beach — F-824 — The Casements
(side 1) Built in 1913 by Reverend Dr. Harwood Huntington, The Casements is named for its casement-style windows. Retired Standard Oil tycoon John D. Rockefeller, Sr. purchased it in 1918 as a winter residence, in hopes that it would . . . — Map (db m100926) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Ponce Inlet — F-893 — Green Mound State Archaeological Site
The Green Mound is one of the best preserved and last remaining shell mounds in the region. The site holds a rich history of the prehistoric Florida Indians who inhabited the site for hundreds of years. Archaeological studies of the mound date . . . — Map (db m100949) HM
Georgia (Cataloosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-486 — Benjamin H. Helm Memorial Shell Monument
Benjamin H. Helm Brig. Gen. C.S.A. Commanding Brigade Breckinridge’s Division Mortally wounded here about 10 A.M. Sept. 20th, 1863 — Map (db m100848) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-467 — Deshler Monument
James Deshler Brig. Gen. C.S.A. Commanding Brigade Cleburne's Division, Killed Here About Noon Sept. 20th, 1863. — Map (db m100829) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1346 — Gist's Brigade24th South Carolina Regiment — Colonel Clement H. Stevens Commanding
Gist's Brigade Sunday, September 20th, 1863 24th, South Carolina Regiment Colonel Clement H. Stevens Commanding. — Map (db m100706) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-507 — Johnson's DivisionMcCook's Corps — Brigadier General Richard W. Johnson
Johnson's Division - McCook's Corps. Brigadier General Richard W. Johnson September 20th, 1863, until 6 p.m. 1st Brigade - Brigadier General August Willich. 2d Brigade - Colonel Joseph B. Dodge. 3d Brigade - Colonel . . . — Map (db m100696) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-487 — Peyton H. Colquit Mortuary Monument
Peyton H. Colquit Colonel 46th Georgia. Commanding Gist's Brigade, Walker's Division. Mortally wounded here About noon September 20, 1863. — Map (db m100727) HM WM
Georgia (Walker County), Lookout Mountain — See Seven StatesRock City Gardens
Tenn. ½ MI.; KY-VA 120 MI Mt Pinnacle; N.C. 50 MI. Smoky Mts.; S.C. 80 MI.; Georgia; ALA. 25 MI. — Map (db m100809) HM
Kentucky (Hardin County), Fort Knox — Camp Knox
Established in 1918 as artillery range and named for Major General Henry Knox, who organized artillery during Revolutionary War. Mechanized cavalry training began in 1931. Redesignated Fort Knox in January 1932. Armored Force established in 1940. . . . — Map (db m100769) WM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — 1664 — Birth of Truth In Advertising
The Associated Advertising Clubs of America met at Galt House, on this site, for their fifth annual convention, 1909. Led by Samuel C. Dobbs, the convention took united action to challenge false advertising. This stand began concept of the Better . . . — Map (db m100781) HM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — 1753 — George Rogers Clark(1752-1818)
Side 1 After fall of Ruddle's and Martin's stations, Clark led expeditions against Indians in 1780 and 1782. In later years Clark was plagued by poor health and war debts incurred for his country. He died at Locust Grove, his sister's home. . . . — Map (db m100711) HM WM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — 1849 — Zachary Taylor Home
Col. Richard Taylor of Va., veteran of French and Indian War and the Revolution, built original part of "Springfield" ca. 1790. Boyhood home of son "Old Rough and Ready" Zachary Taylor (1784-1850), veteran of 1812 and Black Hawk wars. Mex. War hero . . . — Map (db m100859) HM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — 111 — Zachary Taylor HomeZachary Taylor (1784 - 1850)
Soldier and 12th President of the United States, lived here between 1785 - 1808, and was buried here Nov. 1, 1850 — Map (db m100860) HM
Kentucky (Monroe County), Tompkinsville — McMillian's LandingFirst Kentucky Raid July 2-9, 1862
McMillian's Landing was a crossing point for both Union and Confederate troops making their way between Kentucky and Tennessee. Both forces viewed Monroe County and Tompkinsville as a key position for entry to central Kentucky and points northward. . . . — Map (db m100955) HM
Kentucky (Nelson County), Bardstown — 1102 — Federal HillMy Old Kentucky Home
Inspiration for the state song of Kentucky by Stephen Collins Foster in 1853. Judge John Rowan, cousin, owned and had built back wing in 1795 and the front in 1818. Federal Hill became renowned as a center of legal, political and social activity. In . . . — Map (db m100770) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Point of Rocks — A Canal Home
The canal company supplied locktenders with a house next to the lock which enabled them to work the lock day and night. The house provided more than a roof over their heads; it was a stable home for their families. For children, used to the . . . — Map (db m100777) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Point of Rocks — Lockhouse 28
Completed in 1837, Lockhouse 28 stands where fierce competition between the C&O Canal and the B&O Railroad brought both to a standstill. Both sides fought long and hard in the race to reach the Ohio River valley and control mid-Atlantic western . . . — Map (db m100779) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Great Falls — A Lift LockChesapeake and Ohio Canal National Historical Park
When a river, such as the Potomac, was too swift or shallow for navigation, shippers built canals with lift locks along the river course. The C & O Canal consists of flat stretches of water connected by lift locks. The use of locks enabled the canal . . . — Map (db m100771) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Dundee — Dundee - Hub of the Highways
The first land patent for land in the Village of Dundee, was issued to William Remington, from Livingston County, New York, on July 23, 1823. Riley Ingersoll, Dundee's first white settler, settled here in 1824. The settlement was named Dundee by . . . — Map (db m100794) HM WM
Michigan (Monroe County), Dundee — Dundee's Old Mill
Dundee's first saw mill was built here in 1828, by Riley Ingersoll and Samuel and William Gale, on land acquired by William Remington, July 28, 1823. A brush and dirt dam was constructed across the River Raisin in 1827, by Riley Ingersoll and George . . . — Map (db m100791) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Dundee — L1837 — Saint John Evangelical Lutheran Church
In 1860 the Reverend A.D. Herzberger of Monroe chartered this church with twenty-two members. The predominantly German congregation worshipped in a schoolhouse until the first church was completed in 1863. The present Gothic church, originally . . . — Map (db m100784) HM
Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — S165 — Michigan: Historic Crossroads / Michigan: Twenty-Sixth State
Michigan: Historic Crossroads Because of its location in the heart of the upper Great Lakes, Michigan has been a historic crossroads. Its waterways and trails were favorite routes of Indians many centuries ago. French explorers first entered . . . — Map (db m100856) HM
Minnesota (Clay County), Moorhead — Red River Transportation / A Busy Port
Red River Transportation The Red River Trails were a set of overland routes linking the cities of Winnipeg and St. Paul and the small forts and settlements between them.

From 1820 to the 1870s, the trails were used by Metis freight drivers . . . — Map (db m100838) HM

New Jersey (Somerset County), Bedminster — Great War Heroes.
In honor of our great war heroes. — Map (db m100847) WM
New York (Niagara County), Cambria — Soldier's Memorial
[counter clockwise] Soldier's Memorial Fallen Heroes. — Map (db m100789) WM
North Carolina (Lee County), Sanford — H 57 — Barbecue Church
Presbyterian, founded in 1757 by Scottish Highlanders. Present building, the third, erected about 1895, is 200 yds. northeast. — Map (db m100882) HM
North Carolina (Rowan County), Spencer — Historic Spencer Shops
In commemoration of the 1977 gift to the State of North Carolina by Southern Railway Company of the property and buildings which formerly housed Southern's largest steam locomotive servicing facility. Historic Spencer Shops, North Carolina's . . . — Map (db m100745) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Sugar Grove — Camp MastWatauga County Home Guard
In July 1863, Gov. Zebulon B. Vance created the Home Guard to protect communities and capture deserters, Unionists, and bushwhackers. The Guard was made up of men not liable for conscription because of age, health, and other reasons. Capt. Harvey . . . — Map (db m100748) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Sugar Grove — Cove Creek High School
This Property Was Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places June 18, 1998 By The United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m100750) HM
North Carolina (Watauga County), Sugar Grove — Military Veterans of Western Watauga County
. . . — Map (db m100751) WM
North Dakota (Cass County), Fargo — Gasoline Horsepower
When autos appeared in the 1890s, only the wealthy could afford to buy them. But by the 1920s assembly lines made cars affordable for the middle class, and sales soared. At the end of the decade there were 25 million cars on the road and U.S. . . . — Map (db m100837) HM
North Dakota (Cass County), Fargo — 'The Next Great City'
Moorhead and Fargo were platted when the Northern Pacific railroad arrived at the Red River in 1871 less than one block north of here.

The towns grew up at this intersection of river and rail. Steamboats traveling the shallow Red River . . . — Map (db m100836) HM

Ohio (Allen County), Lima — Shawnee Council House
In 1831, the Shawnee Indians built a 20 x 30 ft. hewed-log council house within their Hog Creek Settlement. It was located about 270 ft. east of this marker. After the Indians’ forced exodus west, it served as a temporary dwelling for the Griffith . . . — Map (db m100742) HM
Ohio (Auglaize County), New Bremen — Pioneer Cabin
This home has been restored from logs and the floor plan of the second oldest cabin in Mercer County. It is an example of a shelter the earliest settlers used in the 1830's. At the first sign of spring, a German immigrant family would move north . . . — Map (db m100741) HM
Ohio (Fulton County), Winameg — Council Oak / Col. D.W.H. HowardChief Winameg - Col, D.W.H. Howard / Pioneer of Fulton County
Council Oak Of the three things for which the site is historically important, only one survives - the famous Council Oak. Given the power of speech, the great tree could tell a stirring story of council meetings, torture of war prisoners, and . . . — Map (db m100804) HM
Ohio (Putnam County), Miller City — 5-69 — The "Cinderella Kids" of 1950 / The Miller City Wildcats
The "Cinderella Kids" of 1950 The 1949-1950 season of the Miller City Wildcats boys' basketball team is one of Ohio's great sports stories. First year coach C. Norris Simpson assembled an undersized group of farm boys and led them to 29 . . . — Map (db m100736) HM
Ohio (Sandusky County), Fremont — Spiegel Grove
Spiegel Grove was purchased in 1845 by Rutherford B. Hayes’s uncle Sardis Birehard. He named it for the reflecting pools of water which collect after a rainfall. “Spiegel” is the German word for mirror.

Birehard completed the . . . — Map (db m100714) HM

Ohio (Wood County), Bowling Green — Lunatic House 1885
Prior to 1885, a wooden building with rooms overlooking a hog pen had been used to house the insane patients. It was in such poor condition, however, that the infirmary director would not be responsible for anything that might happen to patients . . . — Map (db m100756) HM
Ohio (Wood County), West Millgrove — Perry Center
1876 Perry Center 1946 (map on front, text on reverse) When the state of Ohio was chartered, it mandated that every township set aside land for schools.The result was the classic one room schoolhouses that were built in the mid to last half of . . . — Map (db m100786) HM
Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Newville — On This Spot Were Found
On This Spot Were Found Three Babes in the Woods Nov. - 24 - 1934 — Map (db m100760) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), La Plume — Harris Hall Bell Memorial
. . . — Map (db m100937) HM
Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Falls — Veterans MemorialExeter Township — Falls, PA

To Honor All Veterans Past, Present, & Future

[Armed Services Emblems]

For Service to God and Country — Map (db m100939) WM

Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), Falls — West Falls North Disaster Urban Renewal AreaProject No. PA. R-676 (C)

To aid the citizens of Exeter Township in their recovery from the June 1972 "Agnes Flood Disaster"

- Executed by - the Redevelopment Authority of the County of Wyoming [officers not transcribed] - In cooperation with - Wyoming . . . — Map (db m100940) HM

Pennsylvania (Wyoming County), La Plume — Veterans Memorial

Honoring all who have proudly served our great nation — Map (db m100886) WM

South Carolina (Charleston County), Mount Pleasant — Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) Three Memorial
In memory of these pilots and door gunners of Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) Three known as Seawolves, volunteers all. They gave their lives in honorable service to their country and in defense of freedom during the Vietnam War. These . . . — Map (db m100788) WM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Mount Pleasant — Patriots Point Vietnam Memorial
In Memorium To The Following Patriots From The First Congressional District Of The State of South Carolina Who Valiantly Gave Their Lives On the Battlefields of Vietnam Dedicated May 9, 1981 The American Legion Department of South Carolina . . . — Map (db m100787) WM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Georgetown — Georgetown’s Industrious PastPort of Georgetown
Georgetown’s Industrious Past Port of Georgetown Indigo was first introduced to the area around the 1740's and served as Georgetown's first principal cash crop. Taking advantage of British bounties for indigo, highly prized as a clothing dye in . . . — Map (db m100768) HM
South Carolina (Georgetown County), Georgetown — South Carolina's Third Oldest CityPort of Georgetown
Port of Georgetown South Carolina's Third Oldest City It is believed that the Spanish first settled an outpost on Winyah Bay in 1526. Allegedly, this settlement only lasted six months and no remains have ever been found. Georgetown was formally . . . — Map (db m100767) HM
South Carolina (Greenville County), Piedmont — Joe Ronnie HooperCaptain United States Army
Born in Piedmont, South Carolina August 8, 1938 Earned the Medal of Honor while serving as Staff Sergeant Company D, 2nd Battalion, 501st Infantry, 101st Airborne Division on February 21, 1968 near Hue, Vietnam His other . . . — Map (db m100797) HM
South Carolina (Horry County), Myrtle Beach — Grand Strand
Grand Strand The phrase “Grand Strand” is often seen or heard while vacationing in Myrtle Beach. Grand Strand refers to the virtually uninterrupted 60 mile stretch of beach between Georgetown and Little River, SC. Each of the many . . . — Map (db m100734) HM
South Carolina (Horry County), Myrtle Beach — Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park
Justin W. Plyler Boardwalk Park Dedicated during the Sun Fun Festival, June 3, 2005 Justin Whitaker Plyler was an early visionary who loved Myrtle Beach and saw what it could become. In the 1940s, he dreamed of a reasonably priced destination . . . — Map (db m100733) HM
South Carolina (Horry County), Myrtle Beach — Site Of The Seaside Hotel
In Memory of Manzy Avender Gause Jan. 18, 1892   Oct. 26, 1966 Myrtle Spivey Gause Sept. 13, 1893   Nov. 22, 1970 Site Of The Seaside Hotel Manzy And Myrtie were instrumental in the dreams and creation of early Myrtle Beach's hospitality . . . — Map (db m100735) HM
South Carolina (Richland County), Wateree — 40 185 — Congaree River Ferries
(side 1) Joseph Joyner owned a private ferry on the Congaree River near this site by 1749. John McCord's private ferry succeeded Joyner's by 1757, becoming public in 1766 by statue. A route from Charleston to Camden crossed the river at . . . — Map (db m100887) HM
South Dakota (Day County), Roslyn — Pioneering in DakotaPrairie Fires
Pioneering was never easy. In Dakota, drought, and grasshoppers, blizzard, and prairie fires were all occupational hazards. In sparse timbered areas, the settlers lived in dugouts and sod houses, enduring the hardships common to all . . . — Map (db m100890) HM
South Dakota (Deuel County), Clear Lake — Hidewood Creek Rest Area
Due east of these rest areas, the valley land looks much as it did before the pioneers came to this country. This area is part of the drainage of Hidewood Creek, located one-and one-half miles south of here. Hidewood's name comes from the prairie . . . — Map (db m100894) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — A Land of Plenty
Beginning their journey on a diet of salt pork, lard with flour, and Indian meal (ground corn), Meriwether Lewis, William Clark, and the other members of the Corps of Discovery, went on to taste nearly everything the West had to offer - through . . . — Map (db m100915) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — Elk Point
Lewis & Clark camped here and said much ‘elk sign’ on August 22, 1804 and held first election in northwest that evening. In 1856, the Sioux City-Ft. Randall Military Road passed hereby. Eli Wixson arrived on 22 July 1859 and built a log . . . — Map (db m100896) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — Entering an Uncertain Land
The Missouri River Valley, up to this location, was well-known to French and British fur trappers. For decades, trappers navigated down the Big Sioux River and the lower Missouri toward St. Louis. Due to the intimidating presence of the Yankton . . . — Map (db m100914) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — Lewis & Clark Campsite / Eli Wixson Farm Site
Lewis & Clark Campsite The Missouri River has carved many channels in its history. One such channel curved through the western edge of Elk Point creating the area now known as Heritage Park. On August 22, 1804, Captain William Clark . . . — Map (db m100821) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — Return to "Elk Sign" Campsite
The Corps of Discovery returned to this location after a two-year absence on September 3, 1806. Meriwether Lewis and William Clark found their "Elk sign" campsite occupied by James Aird, a Scottish fur trader. They pressed him eagerly for news . . . — Map (db m100912) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — The Lewis and Clark Expedition
In 1804-06, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led about 40 soldiers and boatmen on an epic journey. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned this "Corps of Discovery" to find a route to the Pacific Ocean through the newly acquired . . . — Map (db m100917) HM
South Dakota (Union County), Elk Point — U.S. Democracy Crosses the Mississippi River
While camped at the "Elk Sign" campsite on August 22, 1804, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark acted to replace Sergeant Charles Floyd, who had taken ill and died two days earlier. They called for the Corps of Discovery to vote on . . . — Map (db m100916) HM
Tennessee (Grainger County), Blaine — Blaine's CrossroadsLittle to Gain; Much to Lose
After Confederate Gen. James Longstreet's defeat at Fort Sanders on November 29, 1863, he lifted the siege of Knoxville and headed northeast, hoping to intercept a Federal column marching toward Knoxville from Cumberland Gap. The Confederates paused . . . — Map (db m100816) HM
Tennessee (Jefferson County), Dandridge — Fighting at DandridgeMidwinter Clash
(preface) In November 1863, Confederate Gen. James Longstreet led a force from Chattanooga to attack Union Gen. Ambrose E, Burnside's army at Knoxville. The campaign failed, and in December Longstreet's men marched east along the East . . . — Map (db m100826) HM
Tennessee (Jefferson County), New Market — 1B52 — "Little Lord Fauntleroy"
The author of this book, probably the most famous of her several works, spent her first winter in the United States in a small house which stood about 250 yards south. Besides this juvenile work, she was the author of numerous popular adult books . . . — Map (db m100828) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — Admiral David Glasgow FarragutHistory of the Farragut Area
David Glasgow Farragut was born on July 5, 1801, to Jorge and Elizabeth Farragut at Lowe's Ferry on the Tennessee River, less than five miles from present day Farragut, Tenn. He lived in this area until 1807 when the family moved to New Orleans. In . . . — Map (db m100870) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — Admiral Farragut's BirthplaceHero of Mobile Bay
In front of you, on the promontory just across the cove, is where David Glasgow Farragut was born on July 5, 1801. Farragut's father, George Farragut, came to the American colonies in 1776 from Spain as a merchant sea captain. During the . . . — Map (db m100830) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — Farragut Schools: Early Years
In 1902, eight men from the community met to consider the question of establishing a high school in the 10th district of Knox County. Mr. C.H. Stoltzfus, a farmer in the community, was elected president of this group. Mass meetings for all members . . . — Map (db m100881) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — Native American Settlement
Initial permanent habitation in the area we now call Farragut began approximately 3,000 years ago when the Woodland Indians moved in the area on a permanent basis and became east Tennessee's first farmers.

The Woodland tribe was replaced . . . — Map (db m100831) HM

Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — Pleasant Forest Church & Cemetery
David Campbell, who owned much of the land in the fertile region called Grassy Valley, donated a portion of it for the purpose of erecting a "Meeting House", as churches were then called. A school building at the location was about one and one . . . — Map (db m100834) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — The Battle of Campbell StationHistory of the Farragut Area
On Nov. 4, 1863, Lt. Gen. James Longstreet — with two divisions, about 5,000 cavalry and approximately 12,000 troops — was detached from the Confederate Army of Tennessee near Chattanooga to attack Maj. Gen. Ambrose E. Burnside's Union . . . — Map (db m100879) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — The Campbell Station Inn
History tells us that as early as 1785, the State of Franklin (today Tennessee) entered into an agreement, known as the Dumplin Creek Treaty, with the Cherokees. This treaty opened the land along the French Broad and Holston rivers to a rush of . . . — Map (db m100833) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — The Historic Village of ConcordThe Establishment of the Railroad and Marble Industry
The need for improved methods of importing supplies and exporting local products had for some time been recognized by farmers and merchants of East Tennessee who, of necessity, relied on horse drawn freight wagons or rafts and barges. In 1852, the . . . — Map (db m100872) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Farragut — The Historic Village of ConcordThe Depression and TVA
By 1887, Concord was the second largest community in Knox County, second to Knoxville. The Village of Concord was a regional transportation center. Tennessee marble, crushed limestone, lime, logs and farm produce were gathered at its public dock. . . . — Map (db m100874) HM
Tennessee (Knox County), Knoxville — The 1863 Siege of KnoxvilleFortifications and Battle Sites
Introduction. After defeating the Union Army of the Cumberland in the bloody battle of Chickamauga (Sep 18-20, 1863) and besieging the Federal provisions in the city of Chattanooga, Confederate Army of Tennessee Commander Gen. Braxton Bragg . . . — Map (db m100827) HM
Tennessee (Monroe County), Sweetwater — IF-41 — Longstreet Encampment
In mid to late 1863, Sweetwater was a supply and staging area for the Confederacy. It was the last secure depot on the East Tennessee and Georgia Railroad, south of the Union lines. In November 1863, General Longstreet, with 15,000 men, camped here . . . — Map (db m100755) HM
Tennessee (Rutherford County), Murfreesboro — Stones River National Battlefield
“Scene of Battlefield, December 31, 1862, as viewed from this location and sketched by A.E. Mathews, 31st Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. — Map (db m100907) WM
Texas (Smith County), Bullard — 16012 — Bullard Water Well
On this site, the historic town well of Bullard marks the origin of the community. In 1883, the Kansas and Gulf Short Line railroad extended tracks from Tyler to Lufkin, and the town of Bullard, named for postmaster John Henry Bullard, supplanted . . . — Map (db m100942) HM
Texas (Taylor County), Abilene — 18470 — Dyess Elementary School
On January 21, 1963, Dyess Elementary was the first school in the Abilene Independent School District to integrate all students. African American military families living on Dyess Air Force Base were previously forced to send their children to the . . . — Map (db m100832) HM
Texas (Travis County), Austin — Covert Family Park Monument
1939 - 2014 Covert Park Commemorating the 75th Anniversary of the Covert family gift of Mount Bonnell to the people of Travis County, in memory of Frank M. Covert, Sr. History of Covert Park at Mount Bonnell 1939 . . . — Map (db m100754) HM

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