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Keyword Search

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Photo Captions  
Also See... Text  
Marker Commentary  

Title Search


 
Exact Title Match   Partial Title

 

Search by Place

City, Town, or Place
 

Search by Postal Code

Zip or Postal Code

Omit one or more trailing digit(s) to search larger postal area.

Post Office Proximity Search

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square miles   kilometers

Square centered on geographic center of postal area. All markers within the square will be listed. Range is approximate.

Markers by Category

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Marker Number Search

Marker Number
 
Exact Match   Prefix Match

Erected-By Search

Word or Phrase

Search by Historical Year

Between and
inclusive.

Not all markers can be or are categorized by historical date.

Search by Road or Street Name

Name

Search by Highway Route Number

Number
US   State or Provincial   County   Parish   Interstate     National   Federal   Local   Farm   Ranch   Other

Search by Date Published

Between and
inclusive.

Historical Marker   War Memorial   Both

Markers by County

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Markers by State or Province

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Markers by Country

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If it can be done without overwhelming the server, we’ll add the option.
 

NOTE: This database is re-indexed once a day at 2 AM North American Eastern Time. New markers, photo captions, etc. added after 2 AM today may not be shown in the results provided by many of the search options until tomorrow.

While the index is being repopulated beginning at 2 AM, the results provided by many of the search options may be blank or incomplete. The re-indexing of the database normally does not take more than five minutes.
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