Links to other Historical Marker Sites
And Books About Historical Markers
The following links might be of interest to you.
1. History Quest. A searchable database of more than 40,000 US historical marker texts.
2. Markeroni: Historical Markers and Historical Landmarks. A friendly, informal and light-hearted online community about visiting and logging historical markers and historic landmarks. Photographs of markers, their subject, location, transcriptions and other information.
3. American Quarter Horse Historical Marker Program. Markers perpetuating the history of the American Quarter Horse, helping current and future generations understand and experience the rich history of the American Quarter Horse.
4. Historic Landmarks relating to the First Transcontinental . Text of markers commemorating the first transcontinental railroad across North America.
5. Aberdeen (Scotland) Commemorative Plaques. This site includes details of all the various types of plaques in Aberdeen. You can view photographs of most of the plaques and discover more about the historical background to each plaque.
6. Alabama Historical Association Marker Program. This listing includes only those historical markers sponsored by the Alabama Historical Association since the program’s inception in 1947.
7. Alabama, Limestone County Historic Markers.
8. California Office of Historic Preservation - Historical Landmarks. Site has a page for each county listing the markers, with text and
9. California State Historical Landmarks. Last Updated April 2003, site has photos of 1011 designated California Landmarks, many listings include photo of marker.
10. Colorado Historical Society's Historic Marker Program. Ever wonder how long it would take to see every historical marker in Colorado? There are more than 220 Colorado Historical Society markers across the state. Searchable textual database with additional information.
11. Delaware's Historic Markers Program. The Delaware Public Archives operates a historical markers program as part of its mandate. Markers are placed at historically significant locations and sites across the state.
12. England . A map-centric view of London's Blue Plaques and other United Kingdom historical plaques and sites incorporating features such as a selection of Map backdrops, a powerful smart search & sort, Wikipedia write-ups, Google street views, directions, category/notoriety and authority filters, user participation, feedback and much more.
13. Florida Historical Markers Program. The Florida Historical Marker Program recognizes historic resources, persons and events that are significant in the areas of architecture, archaeology, Florida history and traditional culture by promoting the placing of historic markers and plaques at sites of historical and visual interest to visitors.
14. Historic Markers across Florida. Historic Markers across Florida organized by county, a great site for researching the history of Florida as told by its historic markers.
15. Georgia Historical Markers. The Georgia Historical Society has administered Georgia's historical marker program since 1998, helping to tell the story of Georgia's past and encouraging general state-wide interest.
16. Georgia Historic Markers - Icons of Local History. Except on interstate highways, it is difficult to drive on Georgia streets and highways for any length of time without seeing one or more historical markers. Almost 2,600 of these icons of local history cover the state.
17. Historic . Historic Markers across Georgia organized by county, a great site for researching the history of Georgia as told by its historic markers.
18. Georgia Civil War Markers. This site specializes in Civil War Markers. Sorted by County, it verifies marker location, provides latitude and longitude information, and links to the Georgia Historic Markers - Icons of Local History site to display photo and text.
19. Georgia Civil War Marker Maps. Site presents markers on maps. Click on the pushpin to pop up photo or text.
20. Idaho Historical Marker Guide. The Idaho Highway Historical Marker Guide will allow you to connect Idaho's lush
21. Illinois State Historical Society Historical Markers Program. Searchable list of Illinois historical markers. Shows text and location.
22. Historical Markers in Ogle County, Illinois. "The Regulators and the Banditti" marker commemorating a lynching is a must-read.
23. Indiana Historic Markers. Searchable database by topic, county, or key word, operated by Indiana State Government.
24. Kansas Historic Markers. Markers erected by the Kansas State Historical Society and the Kansas Department of Transportation identify many interesting places, events and people in Kansas. Most markers are located in roadside parks and rest areas so that travelers may conveniently and safely stop to read them. Listings by county and by sign number.
25. Kansas Historical Markers 1941 Article. From the Kansas State Historical Society Quarterly. Text of 56 rustic markers with a number of photos.
26. Kentucky Historical Highway Marker Program. The Kentucky Historical Highway Marker Program, administered by the Kentucky
27. Louisiana Historical Markers - MARKERS NOT THERE. Encyclopedia Louisiana alphabetical index with marker text.
28. Maryland Historical Trust. Searchable database with title and GPS location, but without marker text.
29. Antietam Battlefield Memorials and Markers. A listing of memorials, state and federal markers, and many of the battlefield’s “War Department” tablets.
30. Massachusetts - The Bostonian Society Historical Marker Program. List of Boston Historic Markers by area, includes text and the occasional photograph of the subject, but not the marker. Street addresses given.
31. Michigan Historical Markers. Jim Brennan's survey of the designated historic sites in Michigan which have been commemorated through the placement of a historical marker. Marker text plus photos of marker's subject. Ordered by topics and county and with a word search function.
32. Mississippi State Historical Markers. Mississippi Department of Archives and History Historic Preservation program's list of markers. Only titles are shown. Sorted
33. Marking Missouri History. In the 1950s and early 1960s, The State Historical Society of Missouri erected 121 historical markers alongside highways throughout the state. Each county and the city of St. Louis received at least one marker, which provided a synopsis of the physical and historical significance of a county, community, or site. Marking Missouri History is a compilation of the markers’ texts, many of which have been moved from their original roadside locations.
34. Missouri Historical Markers of Springfield and Greene County. A project of the University Club hosted by the Springfield-Greene County Library. Location, text, photo,
35. Nebraska Historical Marker Program. Contains a list or markers by county with their location and the text of each marker.
36. Nevada List of Markers. This State Historical Preservation Office numerical list provides the location and text of Nevada’s historical markers.
37. New Hampshire Historical Markers. New Hampshire Division of Historical Resources is in charge of markers in the state. These pages list text only and location. Only a search function is provided but if you leave all fields blank and click Submit you will get a complete list on one page.
38. Stalking New Hampshire's Historical Markers. For years, we drove by those big green signs
39. Nevada Landmarks. A complete listing of Nevada State Historical Landmarks with location, photos and additional information.
40. New Mexico Historic Markers. Text and general location of New Mexico's signature large, wooden and rustic brown signs that tell brief storis on subjects ranging from Native American leaders, Spanish conquerors, outlaws, battlegrounds, landscapes, town sites and ghost towns.
41. New York State Historic . Text and locations of all 2825 markers placed between 1926 and 1966 are listed on these New York State Museum pages.
42. North Carolina Highway Marker Program. North Carolina's marker program one of the oldest such programs in continuous operation.
43. North Carolina: Winston-Salem Historic Marker Program. Several markers for sites or districts on the National Register of Historical Places, along with other sites recognized locally.
44. Remarkable Ohio. Text and photographs of all of Ohio's markers in an easy to browse and search format with additional vintage and current-day photographs relating to the markers.
45. Ohio Historical Marker Photo Gallery. Photographs only sorted by county.
46. Oklahoma Historic Places Database. This BlogOklahoma.us site includes historical places in Oklahoma and features some of the markers entered by volunteers travelling the state of Oklahoma.
47. Ontario's Historical Plaques. Since 1956, over 1,100 Ontario Historical Plaques have been erected to commemorate people, places, and events in Ontario's heritage. This site aims to show them all. Photo, text, location, additional photos and information. Search by location, subject, or keyword.
48. Oregon History - Historical Markers in Oregon.
49. Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission site has text, dedication date and location of all markers with a search function by title, county, keywords and category.
50. Monuments and Markers of Gettysburg Battlefield. Perhaps the most extensive listing of monuments and markers on the Gettysburg battlefield on the web. However does not include all the interpretive markers erected
51. Pennsylvania's Keystone Markers. A cross between a place name sign and a historical marker, these blue and gold markers name the town you are entering and also typically say how or why the town was named.
52. Beaver County (PA) Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation. As the official Beaver County historical society, the Foundation is responsible to identify and mark up to four county historical sites each year. Markers represent historical sites and events that are over 100 years old and are significant to the history of Beaver County.
53. Explore . Behind the story look at Pennsylvania's Historic Markers.
A resource guide to state history. Includes information on attractions, events and activities.
54. Scottish War Memorials Project. An voluntary project to record online Scottish war memorials in Scotland and overseas. Nearly 3,500 recorded to date (August 2010)
55. South Carolina Historical Markers Online. Searchable database with marker ID, text and street locations.
56. History Happened Here – South Carolina’s Roadside Historical Markers. In 1998, the
57. Historic Markers across South Carolina. Historic Markers across South Carolina organized by county, a great site for researching the history of South Carolina as told by its historic markers.
58. Memphis Tennessee historical markers. 1980 compilation by Andrew N Bishop.
59. Texas Historic . Searchable database with text for all Texas Historic Sites, including historical markers.
60. Utah History Research Center Archives - Markers and Monuments. Search text, location, and other information on each marker and monument in the state by City, County, keyword, and organization.
61. Uintah and Duchesne County Historical Markers. Pictures and information created by the Uintah Basin Teaching American History Project (UB-TAH).
62. Daughters of Utah Pioneers Historical Markers by Area. List of over 520 historical markers placed by the Daughters of Utah Pioneers in 10 U.S. states, plus Canada
63. Vermont's Roadside Historic Site Markers. Marker text and location listed by town.
64. Victoria Historical Markers. Dromana and District Historical Society in Melbourne, Australia has a page listing markers with text
65. Virginia Historical Highway Markers. Almost every driver on Virginia’s roadways has seen one. The tall, silver historical highway markers are hard to miss. More than 2,000 of them bring bits of history to motorists in Virginia. Travelers, families, historians, and teachers take advantage of these roadside glimpses of history all over the state.
66. Freeman Markers (Richmond, Virginia area). In the early 1900s, the Battlefield Markers Association identified key civil war sites in the Richmond area and erected these unique historical markers. Douglas Southall Freeman wrote the inscriptions, hence the name "Freeman Markers".
67. Fredericksburg, Stafford and Spotsylvania (Virginia) Historical Markers. A website produced by a group of University of Mary Washington history majors as part of a seminar called Digital History. Has background information and references for further reading on the subject of a number of historical markers in the area.
68. Washington State Highway Interpretive Markers. A system of Highway Interpretive Markers along state highways and in state park locations chronicle Washington State's history at various locations, and educate travelers about the natural, historic or cultural heritage in all regions of the state.
69. West Virginia Highway Historical Marker Program. Pages include listing markers searchable by county or keywords. Listing includes inscription, county and location.
70. Wisconsin Historical Markers. Wisconsin historical markers identify, commemorate and honor the important people, places, and events that have contributed to the state's rich heritage. The Wisconsin Historical Markers Program is a vital education tool, informing people about the most significant aspects of Wisconsin's past. Contains a scanned list of marker names and locations in chronological date erected order.
71. Historic Markers of Shelby County. List of historic markers and locations in Shelby County, Tennessee.
72. West Tennessee Historical Society Historical Marker Map. Interactive map with many of the markers of West Tennessee shown as dots on a map. When the dot is clicked, the text and address of each marker is shown.