“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

Peace Historical Markers

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By Angela Nichols, March 14, 2018
Turkey Town Council Site Marker
Alabama (Cherokee County), Centre — Turkey Town Council Site
One mile south was an important Indian Council site from about 1707. Named for noted chief, the "Turkey". Here in October 1816, a council of Cherokees, Creeks, and Chickasaws met to settle boundaries and ratify a peace treaty. General Andrew . . . — Map (db m114989) 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 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 MobbsCity 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 (Morgan County), Decatur — To Commemorate the Passage of The Olympic TorchJune 29, 1996
Guarding the Flame of the Centennial Olympic Games

These heroes carried the sacred flame the symbol of World Peace, Friendship and Unity.

Lane Barnes, William Debuty, Charles Friedrich, Jeremy Gaertner, Kevin Hall, Jordan . . . — Map (db m106095) 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 Bufano1898 - 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 (Fresno County), Fresno — Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.1929 - 1968
"I have a dream..." Nobel Peace Prize 1964 Dedicated January 18, 1988 — Map (db m41011) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Glendale Station ClockOak of Peace
The General Andres Pico Oak Tree once stood in Rancho San Rafael in an area that later became part of the City of Glendale. This tree played a significant role in the history of California. On January 11, 1847, representatives of Los Estados Unidos . . . — Map (db m128302) 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 compliments of Qingdao Municipal People's Government, P.R. China — Map (db m72459) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City AssociationBuilding 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), Los Angeles — 181 — Lankershim Monument
[Panel #1] James B. Lankershim. Born Charleston, MO, March 24, 1850. Died Oct. 16, 1931. Commissioned Capt. Troop D Calvary 1st Brigade, N.G.O. Aug. 9, 1895 and Lieutenant Colonel N.G.O. July 21, 1903. [Panel #2] Near here . . . — Map (db m125561) 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 (Los Angeles County), South Pasadena — Adobe Flores
Headquarters of General Jose Maria Flores before the capitulation to General John C. Fremont, January 13, 1847, at Cahuenga. — Map (db m129774) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Studio City — 151 — Campo de CahuengaOriginal Adobe
Beneath this park rest the stone foundations and floor tiles of the historic adobe where Mexican General Andres Pico and U.S. Lieutenant Colonel John C. Fremont signed the Treaty of Cahuenga on January 13, 1847. Signing the Treaty ended the . . . — Map (db m126025) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — Larkin House
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California (Orange County), Yorba Linda — 1015 — Richard Nixon Birthplace"I was born in a house my father built." — President Richard Nixon (1913-1994) —
In 1912 Frank and Hannah Nixon built this modest farmhouse on their small citrus ranch. Here Richard Nixon was born, January 9, 1913, and spent his first nine years. He served his country as Congressman, U.S. Senator, Vice President, and 37th . . . — Map (db m50342) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument
The Chinese community of Stockton dedicates this monument to the city of Stockton to commemorate the bicentennial year of 1976, in memory of the contributions which the Chinese have made to Stockton. The ingenuity of the Chinese . . . — Map (db m103083) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — The Sister City Story
Sister city affiliations between the United States and other nations began shortly after World War II, and developed into a national initiative when President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed the “people-to-people” program at a White House . . . — Map (db m24224) 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 m98728) 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 Sánchez, 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
Delaware (Kent County), Dover — John M. Clayton
Born in Dagsboro, Delaware, 1796. Graduate of Yale College 1815. Member of Delaware House of Representatives 1824. Secretary of State of Delaware 1826-1828. United States Senator 1829-1836, 1845-1849 and 1853 until his death, 1856. Chief Justice of . . . — Map (db m4748) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Arboretum — If trees could talk...
...this one would tell quite a story. It has grown as a bonsai for so long that it passed through five generations of a single family of bonsai artists in Japan before crossing the ocean to live here. The Yamaki family was well known in Japan for . . . — Map (db m144347) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Barney Circle — "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), 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), Downtown — Hurrah!Karol Murlak with Danielle Begnaud, Katarzyna Michnowska, and Marzena Krupa — 2019 • Stainless steel —
The Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Washington, D.C., the Golden Triangle Business Improvement District, and the Polish Cultural Institute present Hurrah!, a celebration of the hundredth anniversary of the diplomatic relations between . . . — Map (db m144515) 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 National Christmas TreePresident's Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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 m130403) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — W.5 — The United States TreasuryCivil 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 . . . — Map (db m130407) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Downtown — Webster-Ashburton Treaty
Friendship between the United States and Canada was developed and strengthened by the signing of the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, on August 9, 1842, in the old State Department building which stood on this site. This treaty established the north . . . — Map (db m17617) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — "Single Form"By Barbara Hepworth — In Tribute to Dag Hammarskjöld —
Presented to the United Nations By Jacob Blaustein This half-size bronze of the monumental abstract sculpture, which in 1964 was placed in front of the United Nations Building in New York, symbolizes the late Secretary-General's . . . — Map (db m112635) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Mahatma Gandhi Memorial
[Inscription on base of statue - West Side:] महात्मा गांधी Mahatma Gandhi 1869-1948 “My Life Is My Message” [North Side:] . . . — Map (db m39923) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Mustafa Kemal Ataturk (1881-1938)Founder and First President of the Republic of Turkey
The white stone building behind the statue, purchased under Ataturk in 1936, served as the embassy of the Republic of Turkey until 1989. It is now the embassy’s official residence. The two capitals, Ankara and Washington DC, became sister . . . — Map (db m95948) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Owen D Young Peace Tower
This tower dedicated to the ideal of international justice and world peace is a loving and grateful tribute to Owen D Young who inspired by faith in the constructive power of human brotherhood contributed his rare talents . . . — Map (db m114772) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Federal Triangle — To the Memory of Oscar S. Straus1850 - Statesman, Author, Diplomat - 1926 — "Liberty" - "Reason" —
This monument was erected by public subscription in accordance with the joint resolution of Congress of December 16, 1927. Signed by President Coolidge March 2, 1929, in memory of Oscar S. Straus 1850 - 1926 Author . . . — Map (db m9159) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Cordell Hull1871-1955
"Let each American nation vie with the other in the practice of the policy of the good neighbor" "Peace must be our passion" [Back of marker:] Cordell Hull Secretary of State Modelled From Life In His 72nd . . . — Map (db m114938) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Department of State[Harry S. Truman Building] — 23rd Street Entrance —
The Department of State is the nation’s oldest and senior cabinet agency. It was established by Congress in 1789 to conduct America’s diplomatic relations. The State Department represents U.S. interests to foreign governments, promotes peace, . . . — Map (db m40248) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Eloy Alfaro
Eloy Alfaro Presidente del Ecuador 1842-1912 Ilustre Americanista Adalid de las Libertades Publicas y Defensor de los Derechos Civiles Left side: La Embajada del Ecuador y la Misión . . . — Map (db m114939) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Inuksuk
English: An Inuksuk is a northern stone land marker used by the Inuit for navigation, communication and to mark hunting and fishing grounds; it symbolizes the traditional Inuit way of life. Canada presented the Inuksuk to the . . . — Map (db m114937) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — The Home of the Pan American Union
The Home of the Pan American Union the international organization of the twenty one American Republics Erected 1908 – 1910 through the munificence of Andrew Carnegie ____________ Elihu Root Secretary of State and Chairman of . . . — Map (db m66426) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — Embassy of Canada, Washington, DC — "Spirit of Haida Gwaii" —
On April 28, 1988, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada, dedicated this building to peace and friendship between Canada and the United-States . Le 28 Avril 1988, le Très Honorable Brian Mulroney, Premier Ministre du . . . — Map (db m59333) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Observatory Circle — Sir Winston Churchill1874 - 1965
This statue by William McVey (1902 - 1995), was erected in 1966 by public subscription, on the initiative of the English Speaking Union. One foot stands on United States, one on British Embassy grounds: a symbol of Churchill’s Anglo-American . . . — Map (db m39922) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — .2 — Ceremony at the CrossroadsCivil 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 . . . — Map (db m14875) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Penn Quarter — 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), Sheridan-Kalorama — 16 — DiplomacySheridan Kalorama — Call Box Restoration Project —
Surrounding you are some of the 75 embassies, chanceries and diplomatic residences that lend a vibrant international presence to Sheridan-Kalorama. The practice of diplomacy — the conduct of relations among nations that involves negotiating . . . — Map (db m113371) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — 10 — Little FriarSheridan Kalorama — Call Box Restoration Project —
Paz, paix, shalom, esaalam, are words from several foreign languages spoken in Sheridan-Kalorama, each meaning peace. This representation of a benevolent friar welcomes you in peace. We share, too, works of "America's poet" Walt Whitman, who spent . . . — Map (db m112601) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Spring Valley — School of International Service
". . .the waging of peace demands the best we have, the best young men and women that we can find to put in this great effort which must go on around the world all the time." (President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the ground-breaking . . . — Map (db m117828) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Spring Valley — Site of the American University Address
Commencement June 10, 1963 Delivered by John Fitzgerald Kennedy President of the United Sates 1961-63 This address contained the policy declaration which led to the treaty banning nuclear weapon tests in the atmosphere, outer . . . — Map (db m130034) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — German-American Friendship GardenCelebrating 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 m130364) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — The German-American Friendship Garden1683-1983
The German-American Friendship Garden 1683-1983 commemorates 300 years of German immigration and contributions to America and symbolizes the friendship between the German and American people — Map (db m114162) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The Tidal Basin — Canada's Gift to the United StatesNational Mall and Memorial Parks, Canadian Maple Trees — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior; Government of Canada —
Standing before you are several of the 150 maples given to the United States by Canada in celebration of our northern neighbor's 150th anniversary (1867-2017). The maple leaf is recognized worldwide as a symbol of Canadian strength, . . . — Map (db m135436) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The Tidal Basin — Japanese Stone LanternNational Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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), The Tidal Basin — Lighting the WayJapanese Stone Lantern — National Mall & Memorial Parks, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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
District of Columbia (Washington), The Tidal Basin — Martin Luther King, Jr. MemorialNational Mall and Memorial Parks, Washington, D.C. — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
“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 FriendshipJapanese Pagoda — National Mall & Memorial Parks, National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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), The Tidal Basin — The Gift of TreesNational Mall and Memorial Parks — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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 was inspired to have these . . . — Map (db m61837) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — "Scandalize My Name"
Paris Peace Conference April 20, 1949: "It is unthinkable that the Negro people of America or elsewhere in the world could be drawn into war with the Soviet Union" Paul Robeson. Before Robeson even spoke in Paris a distorted version of . . . — Map (db m112001) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), West End — Signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement
Peace through limitation of naval armament was promoted between the Dominion of Canada and the United States of America by the signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement, April 28 and 29, 1817, providing for the restriction of naval forces on the Great . . . — Map (db m98790) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — Striving For Peace Throughout The World
Dedicated To All The U.S. Armed Forces Serving Throughout The World — Map (db m115424) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — “All Gave Some, Some Gave All”
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 all mankind maybe peace will come in my lifetime. — Map (db m105425) WM
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 (Okaloosa County), Hurlburt Field — Operation Uphold Democracy
  Operation Uphold Democracy was the name given to the restoration of the democracy in Haiti. The US, expecting civil unrest and military opposition, deployed a large force to the area, which could overcome any opposition and restore order to . . . — Map (db m99778) HM
Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Civil War1861-1865
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
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — 112 M.L. King AvenueACCORD 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 (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — 156 M.L. King AvenueACCORD 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
Georgia (Camden County), Kingsland — 20-1 — Treaty of Coleraine
On June 29, 1796, this Treaty was signed ¼ mile south of here near Indian Agent James Seagrove’s home, a trading post and garrison of Federal troops on the St. Marys River. The meeting included representatives of the United States and the State of . . . — Map (db m60207) HM
Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 25-41 — Nuclear Ship Savannah
The N.S. Savannah, the first nuclear-powered cargo/passenger ship, built by the New York Shipbuilding Corporation, was launched on July 21, 1959 and commenced her maiden voyage at sea on Friday March 23, 1962. Before embarking on a . . . — Map (db m58595) 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 (Richmond County), Augusta — 121-6 — Joseph R. Lamar, Associate JusticeSupreme Court of the United States
Joseph Rucker Lamar (1857-1916) lived in this manse from 1860-1875 while his father, James Sanford Lamar, was pastor of First Christian Church. A prominent attorney, he served two terms in the Georgia legislature and codified the civil code of . . . — Map (db m14886) 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), Honolulu — Millennium Peace GardenLeahi
Millennium Peace Garden This garden was planted on October 24, 1999 by 750 youth from 103 countries during the Millenium Young Peoples Congress. It demonstrates the principles of environmental sustainability and world peace. dedicated January . . . — Map (db m112023) HM
Hawaii (Honolulu County), Pearl Harbor — U. S. S. MissouriInstrument 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) WM
Illinois (Dewitt County), Clinton — DeWitt County War Memorial
In Memoriam Dedicated to the men and women of DeWitt County who served in the Cause of Freedom — Map (db m10961) HM
Illinois (Douglas County), Arcola — Hippie Memorial Dedication Speech
Even after thirty years of marriage to Bob Moomaw, I was always surprised by his ideas--and this event is another surprise. Bob said there have been sculptures built on more ridiculous concepts than my life--this is not ridiculous--this is my life: . . . — Map (db m135930) HM
Illinois (Knox County), Lafayette — Fraker's Grove
In this area stood a Potawatomi village when Michael Fraker arrived from Kentucky about 1830. With kindness and understanding he negotiated a peaceful settlement with the Indians and became the first permanent settler in northeastern Knox County. . . . — Map (db m150572) 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 (Stephenson County), Cedarville — Cedarville
Birthplace of Jane Addams 1860 - 1935 Humanitarian, Feminist, Social Worker, Reformer, Educator, Author, Publicist, Founder of Hull House, Pioneer, Settlement Center Chicago, 1889. President Women's International League for Peace and, Freedom. Nobel . . . — Map (db m128729) HM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Major Kenneth D. BaileyCongressional 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 MonumentPatriot 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
Illinois (Vermilion County), Ridge Farm — The Treaty Between Harrison and the Indians
The treaty between Harrison and the Indians signed on this spot, 1809. — Map (db m131293) HM
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 Line1818 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), Covington — Fountain County Centennial MemorialIn 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 TributeCorydon 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 (Knox County), Vincennes — Chief Tecumseh1768 - 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 (Madison County), Elwood — 48.2001.1 — Wendell Willkie
Here in Callaway Park August 17, 1940, Willkie accepted Republican party presidential nomination after a nationwide grassroots campaign. An estimated crowd of 250,000 was in the park and along adjacent streets. Established campaign headquarters in . . . — Map (db m1186) HM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — International House
The IUPUI International House was founded in 1991 as a cross-cultural living-learning community dedicated to international understanding. It brings together students from many different countries--including the United States--to live alongside each . . . — Map (db m132731) HM
Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Martin Luther King Jr.(January 15, 1929 - April 4, 1968)
The son of a Baptist minister, Martin Luther King Jr. was the second of three children. In 1939, he sang with his church choir at the premiere of Gone with the Wind. His non-violent leadership for civil rights and racial equality transformed the . . . — Map (db m132771) 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 (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
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
Iowa (Worth County), Northwood — Historic Northern Iowa / Carrie Lane Chapman Catt - (1859 - 1947)
Side A Northern Iowa landforms result from the action of 3 separate glacial ice sheets. Clear Lake, south of here, is one of the many Iowa lakes formed by glacial action. Pilot Knob, a glacially formed hill west of here, is one of highest . . . — Map (db m23264) 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 RelayArkansas 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 (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 VillageCirca 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 Memorial1874 - 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 Hammarskjöld1905 - 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 Church1898 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 BrownIn Memory Of
Who gave his life at this spot Dalton Raid October 5, 1892 — Map (db m60826) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Charles T. ConnellyIn 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. CubineIn Memory Of
Who gave his life at this spot Dalton Raid October 5, 1892 — Map (db m60823) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Lucius M. BaldwinIn 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 JailCity 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, KansasPartner 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 PipesThe 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 PlainsBlackbear 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 DayOfficial 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 Reserve14 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 — 634 — Home of Gen. Butler
Gen. William O. Butler, born Kentucky 1791, died here, 1880. War of 1812: River Raisin, Pensacola, and New Orleans. Gen. Andrew Jackson's staff 1816-17. Cited for heroism in Mexican War 1846-48. Practiced law here. Congressman 1839-43. Defeated as . . . — Map (db m22131) 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 (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
Kentucky (Gallatin County), Warsaw — 747 — County Named, 1798
County named, 1798, for Albert Gallatin, 1761-1849, a Swiss who came to the U.S., 1780. Pennsylvania Constitutional Convention, 1789-90; Legislature, 3 years. Congress, 1795-1801. Leader in finance, constitutional and international law, Secretary of . . . — Map (db m136119) HM
Kentucky (Jefferson County), Louisville — Louis XVI
Louis XVI 1754 – 1793 King of France 1774 – 1793 This city was named Louisville in 1780 because of his support of the American Colonies in the Revolutionary War. The statue, sculptured by Valois in 1827, was given to Louisville . . . — Map (db m104582) HM
Kentucky (Martin County), Inez — 814 — County Named, 1870 / Henry L. Clay, D.D.
County Named, 1870 For Col. John P. Martin, born Va. 1811, came to Kentucky in 1828. State House of Representatives, 1841-43; U.S. Congress, 1845-47. State Senator, 1857-61. Delegate from State at large to Democratic National Convention, . . . — Map (db m136957) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Merci Train
The French military used boxcars called forty-and-eights to transport goods and soldiers, first in WWI and again in WWII. The boxcars could hold 40 men or 8 horses, hence the name. This is designated in French on the cars: 40 hommes, 8 . . . — Map (db m127004) HM
Louisiana (East Feliciana Parish), Port Hudson — Port Hudson Peace Monument
Port Hudson Peace Monument Two Soldiers One Federal One Confederate Re-Interred May 27, 1990 — Map (db m128284) WM
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 — Civil Rights Pioneers / HistoryMcDonogh No. 19 Elementary School — Site of the Integration of Southern Elementary School November 14, 1960 —
Civil Rights Pioneers On November 14, 1960, four six-year-old children in New Orleans became the first African-Americans to integrate "white only" public elementary schools in the Deep South. On that day, three girls enrolled in McDonogh No. 19 . . . — Map (db m99584) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Plessy v. FergusonPress 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 m147979) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Sidney Joseph Bechet1897-1959
First Panel: This bronze bust of Sidney Bechet is a faithful copy of the original by French sculptor Abel Chrétien. The original erected in 1960, a year after Bechet’s death in Juan-Les-Fins, France. This town was named in 1994 as a . . . — Map (db m21987) HM
Louisiana (Rapides Parish), Alexandria — Reflection of a Youth/We Must Not ForgetAlexandria Holocaust Memorial
Reflection of a Youth "In spite of everything I still believe that people are really good at heart." -The Diary of a Young Girl by Anne Frank Through this diary she became the voice of one and a half million children killed in the . . . — Map (db m125144) HM
Louisiana (Washington Parish), Bogalusa — Robert "Bob" Hicks/ Robert "Bob" Hicks Street(Feb. 20, 1929 - Apr. 13, 2010)
Side 1 Fueled by discriminatory practices & violent intimidation that permeated his community, threatened his family & friends, Mr. Hicks developed an unquenchable thirst for justice & equality. He "sparked the spirits" of people & . . . — Map (db m103257) HM
Maine (Kennebec County), Augusta — 7 — Riverside: Temple of Peace / Le Temple de la Paix

The Gothic style cottage, now used for business, was built by the Reverend Sylvester Judd as a home and parsonage. In 1840, Judd became minister of Augusta's Unitarian Church, the church of local elite. In 1841, Judd married Jane Elizabeth . . . — Map (db m110891) HM

Maine (Kennebec County), Augusta — Samantha Reed SmithJune 29, 1972 - August 25, 1985 — Maine's Young Ambassador of Goodwill —

In 1982, ten year old Samantha Smith wrote a letter to Yuri Andropov, the leader of the Soviet Union asking, "Why do you want to go to war with the United States?" Mr. Andropov's reply to that letter, his invitation for Samantha to visit, and . . . — Map (db m111036) 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 86Peace 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 (Allegany County), Lonaconing — Philadelphia Athletics (1925 - 1933)
In 1925, following a stellar four-and-a-half-year stint in the minor leagues with the Baltimore Orioles, Grove began his major league career with Connie Mack's Philadelphia Athletics. Struggling with pitching control during his rookie year, Grove . . . — Map (db m139848) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Congress Was HereWest Street — At the End of the Revolution —
1784 Peace Treaty Ratified [Image Captions:] •Governor William Paca's Proclamation of the ratification of the Treaty of Paris. Treaty of Paris Broadside Collection [MSA SC 5785] •The last page of the Treaty of Paris, . . . — Map (db m114555) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Japanese Ambassador Hirosi Saito
In memory of Japanese Ambassador Hirosi Saito who died in Washington on Jan 26, 1939 & whose remains were by order of President Franklin D Roosevelt conveyed on board the USS Astoria to his native land. In grateful appreciation of American . . . — Map (db m70122) HM WM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — Maryland State HouseBuilt 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 Continental Congress December 23, 1783. Here, January 14, 1784, Congress ratified the Treaty of Paris to end 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 (Baltimore), Midtown — 9/11 Memorial Garden
The University of Baltimore dedicates this garden to the memory of all those who lost their lives in the terrorist attacks on 9/11/01, especially those who were members of our UB community: Joseph V. Maggitti, B.S. '75 Seamus Oneal, M.S. . . . — Map (db m130518) WM
Maryland (Dorchester County), Cambridge — GlasgowBuilt 1760
Birthplace of William Vans Murray. Appointed minister to the Hague by President George Washington March 2, 1787. He served until 1801. He was minister plenipotentiary to Paris as one of the negotiators of the treaty with France, signed in 1800, . . . — Map (db m3966) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Rockville — Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peace Garden
"Peace is possible ... it can begin simply, over a game of chess and a cup of tea." Mattie J.T. Stepanek July 17, 1990 - June 22, 2004 Mattie enjoyed public speaking and worked with Former President and First Lady Jimmy and . . . — Map (db m129439) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — The Bridge to Understanding1963 - 2012 — 50th Anniversary —
The Tradition of Friendship Continues Between Girl Scouts of Japan and Girl Scouts of America. — Map (db m109838) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), 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 (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — The Declaration of Independence / President John F. Kennedy's Inaugural Address
The Declaration of Independence On June 7, 1776, forty-four-year-old Richard Henry Lee, Senior Member of the Virginia Delegation, submitted a resolution to the Continental Congress:
Resolved, that these United Colonies . . . — Map (db m145903) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary's City — Maryland’s Pride and GloryCommemorating
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 (Washington County), Hagerstown — 1950-1970Post-War Growth and Civil Rights Movement
1952 Hagerstown establishes a "sister city" relationship with Wesel, Germany. 1956 South Hagerstown High School opens and begins serving all area children, desegregating the school system. North Hagerstown High School opens on . . . — Map (db m146063) HM
Maryland (Wicomico County), Delmar — 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 controversy between the proprietors of the two provinces. — Map (db m3834) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Hyannis — 50 Years Of Peace Corps
. . . — Map (db m143760) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Hyannis — Peace Corps MemorialHyannis Kennedy Legacy Trail
Engaging The Next Generation The Peace Corps was established by President John F. Kennedy on March 1, 1961. JFK sought to encourage mutual understanding between Americans and people of nations and cultures by sending volunteers . . . — Map (db m144009) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), New Marlborough — Elihu Burritt"The Learned Blacksmith" — 1810-1879 —
. . . — Map (db m136848) HM
Massachusetts (Suffolk County), Boston — Benjamin Franklin
Front of Monument: Born in Boston, 17 January, 1706. Died in Philadelphia, 17 April, 1790. Right Side of Monument: Treaty of Peace and Independence 3 September, 1783 Rear of Monument: Eripuit Colo Tulmen Sceptrumque Tyrannis. Left . . . — Map (db m18506) HM
Michigan (Manistee County), Manistee — U.S.S. MichiganHistoric 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 (Washtenaw County), Ann Arbor — Social and Political Change on South University
When local merchants began the Ann Arbor Art Fair in July 1960, South University catered to both townspeople and students. During 40 years of social and political change, the fair grew into a city-wide extravaganza. In the twentieth century, as . . . — Map (db m109062) 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
Minnesota (Wright County), Waverly — Hubert H. Humphrey Memorial
Hubert H. Humphrey 1911 - 1978   Senator Hubert H. Humphrey gave his last Memorial Day Address in this park on May 30, 1977. He died at his Waverly home on January 13, 1978.         "It's just a small town near a lake in Minnesota, . . . — Map (db m78365) 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
Mississippi (Claiborne County), Port Gibson — Reconciliation and Reunions
After the war this house became a symbol of reconciliation between North and South. Although Confederate veteran A.K. "Kell" Shaifer Jr. lost his wife and two sons during the war and had his home and farm ravaged, he later made friends with several . . . — Map (db m143901) HM
Missouri (Buchanan County), St. 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 FriendsSister 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 (Gasconade County), Owensville — Double Friendship Star
Through genealogical searches many families of Owensville have found their German heritage links them to Altena in Westphalia Germany as ancestors immigrated and located in this area are in the mid 1800's. In 2004, the German American Club named . . . — Map (db m139783) 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 (St. Charles County), Portage des Sioux — Portage des Sioux 1798
In 1815 representatives of Indian tribes arrived in several thousand canoes to negotiate a peace treaty with the white settlers — Map (db m140966) HM
Missouri (St. Louis), Calvary-Bellefontaine Cemetery — Nimíipuu (Nez Perce)
[Traveling?] approximately 2,000 miles from present-day Idaho, four Nimíipuu (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

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Jun. 3, 2020