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

Non-US Wars Historical Markers

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Australia, Tasmania (Dorset Council), Scottsdale — Scottsdale Cenotaph
In memory of those who served Boer War 1899-1902 World War I 1914-1918 World War II 1939-1945 Korea 1950-1953 Vietnam 1963-1972

Conflicts in Malaya, Borneo, East Timor, Afghanistan, Iraq, and all peacekeeping . . . — Map (db m135758) WM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Henry Dunant and the Red Cross — 1828 - 1910
In der Schlacht bei Solferino besann sich das Weltgewissen zur Pflicht des Erbarmens Henry Durant der unsterbliche Samariter schuf das Rote Kreuz Hier stand das alte Kriegsministerium [English . . . — Map (db m108584) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Ottoman Siege of 1529
Hier stand der Kärntnerturm. Donnerstag, den 14. Oktober 1529 wiesen an dieser Stelle Salm und Reischach auch den letzten und heftigsten Angriff Suleimanns zurück.

(English translation:)

Here . . . — Map (db m121069) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball
Aus dem Jahr 1683 - später eingemauert und vergoldet - gab der einst hier befindlichen Gastwirtschaft und dem Haus den Namen. [English translation:] From the year 1683 - later gilded and mounted to . . . — Map (db m108594) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Mule Park
Mule Park was built at this location in 1912. Its name came from the drayage of the day, locally known as “mule & cart”. The mules would rest under the trees while their draymen did business on Front and Back Streets (modern day Regent . . . — Map (db m119026) HM
Belize, Cayo, San Ignacio — Altar 21 at Caracol — (A Group Ballcourt; Structures A11 & A12)
This altar is a ballcourt marker erected in A.D. 633 by Lord Kan II. The text explains that Kan II's father, Lord Water, engaged in two war events with Tikal in A.D. 556 and A.D. 562. The unstated purpose of the monument is to compare Kan II's . . . — Map (db m94539) HM WM
Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 6 of 7 — Corozal Town Central Park — Corozal Town Historical Walk
Corozal Town Central ParkThe Central Plaza of Corozal Town has been used for various activities and events since the town was founded in 1849. Social, cultural, sporting events and even a brief occupation in 1870 by Marcus Canul, General of the . . . — Map (db m105064) HM
Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 7 of 7 — Fort Barlee — Corozal Town Historical Walk
Fort Barlee Fort Barlee was constructed in Corozal Town by Lieutenant Governor Frederick Palgrave Barlee (pictured here) in the late 1870's. The fort was built to protect British interests and Yucatecan settlers in Corozal during the latter . . . — Map (db m105062) HM
Belize, Corozal, Corozal Town — 2 of 7 — Her Majesty's Prison
Her Majesty’s PrisonThe mid to late 1800's was unquestionably a period of unrest and instability along the Rio Hondo and Corozal Town. A substantial migration of Yucatecos fleeing the Caste Wars in Mexico led to an increase in population and . . . — Map (db m105069) HM
Bulgaria, Plovdiv Oblast (Maritsa Obshtina), Graf Ignatievo — Graf Ignatievo War Memorial — (ƒðàô ˆãíàòèåâî âîåííèß àìåòíèê)
‘ ïî÷èò ïpèçíàòåëíîcò íà çàãèíàëèòå çà ðîäíèíàòà

(In tribute to you who died for the homeland)

1912-1913 ã.

(8 names not transcribed)

1915-1918 ã.

(26 names not . . . — Map (db m119180) HM

Nova Scotia (Annapolis County), Annapolis Royal — Sir William Fenwick Williams
This tablet marks the Site of the Brith-place of General Sir William Fenwick Williams Baronet 1799 - 1883 “The Hero of Kars” Pasha of Turkey. Grand Officier Legion of Honour, France. Member of the British Parliament. . . . — Map (db m78672) HM
Nova Scotia (Annapolis County), Annapolis Royal — William Wolseley — Philipps Cosby
Two plaques share a common stand. William Wolseley 1756-1842 English William Wolseley was born at Annapolis Royal, the son of an officier of the garrison. He entered the Royal Navy in 1769, and served with . . . — Map (db m78607) HM
Nova Scotia (Cape Breton Regional Municipality), Sydney — Joseph Frederick Wallet DesBarres — 1722-1824
English: A distinguished military engineer, of Huguenot descent, Desbarres served in the British Army in North America during the Seven Years’ War, and participated in the capture of Louisbourg in 1758 and of Quebec in 1759. From . . . — Map (db m140081) HM
Nova Scotia (Kings County), Grand Pré — The Attack at Grand Pré/La bataille Grand Pré
On February 11, 1747 Grand Pré was the scene of a surprise attack on Col. Arthur Noble's detachment of British troops from Massachusetts who were billeted in the houses of the inhabitants. A French and Indian force under Coulon de . . . — Map (db m140191) HM
Nova Scotia (Pictou County), New Glasgow — Normandy Branch 34 — The Royal Canadian Legion
Donated to the citizens of the Town of New Glasgow in memory of our fallen comrades Normandy Br 34 The Royal Canadian Legion October 5 • 1980 — Map (db m144880) WM
Ontario (Algoma District), Sault Ste. Marie — Nicolas Perrot — ca. 1644-1717
Explorer, interpreter, fur trader and diplomat, French-born Perrot played an important role in the establishment and protection of New France's western frontier during the last four decades of the 17th century. In 1671 he was with Saint-Lusson at . . . — Map (db m105957) HM
Ontario (Lanark County), Smiths Falls — Evergreen Avenue — A Living Memorial

Dedicated to All Veterans And Peacekeepers of the Armed Forces A Millenium Environmental Project Initiated in the Year 2000 . . . — Map (db m142077) HM

Ontario (Leeds and Grenville United Counties), Brockville — Brockville Infantry Company / The Brockville Rifles — For All Who Served

In honour of all our men and women who have answered the call to arms in defence of our homeland along with the Brockville Infantry Company (1862) and The Brockville Rifles (1866).

Unveiled by Mayor David Henderson, July . . . — Map (db m146965) HM WM

Ontario (Middlesex County), London — London South African War Memorial — 1899 - 1902
“In Honour of the Men from the London District who Fought for the Empire in South Africa, and in Memory of Those Who Fell.” 1899 - 1902 [First Panel] Pte. D. L. Moore, R.C.R.- Feb 14th, 1900 Pte. J. A. Donegan, 26th . . . — Map (db m18927) WM
Ontario (Ottawa Division), Ottawa — Memorial Heights War Memorial

In proud and grateful memory of the Ottawa's Sons and Daughters who through all the years, have answered their country's call in the hour of need, giving up their lives in their own and alien lands for a faith, . . . — Map (db m141411) WM

Ontario (Toronto County), Toronto — South African War Memorial — ("2nd Boer War") —
South face of pedestal: To the memory and in honour of the Canadians who died defending the Empire in the South African War, 1899-1902 South face of obelisk: Paarderberg Dreifontein Johannesburg Diamond Hill Belfast . . . — Map (db m57959) WM
Prince Edward Island (Prince County), Summerside — Georgina Fane Pope — 1862-1938
English: Born in Charlottetown, Georgina Pope chose nursing as a career. After training and working in the United States, she was selected in 1899 to superintend Canada’s military nurses in the South African War. She was the first . . . — Map (db m139478) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Rocky Point — The Deportation of the Inhabitants of Île Saint-Jean — La Déportation Des Habitants de L’île Saint-Jean
English: Undertaken here in 1758, this expulsion was one of the largest and the deadliest of the Acadian deportations that took place between 1755 and 1762. As part of a strategy to dismantle the French colony of Île Saint-Jean . . . — Map (db m139446) HM
Quebec (Communauté-Urbaine-de-Montréal), Ville-Marie — Boer War Memorial

[SW Elevation] To commemorate the heroic devotion of the Canadians who fell in the South African War and the valour of their comrades

Paardeberg [bas relief]

[NE Elevation] In grateful recognition of the . . . — Map (db m115277) WM

Quebec (Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec), La Cité-Limoilou — Champlain Monument — Vieux-Québec
Samuel de Champlain Né à Brouage en Saintonge vers 1567 Servit a l'armée sous Henry IV en qualite de maréchal des logis Explora les Indies Occidentales de 1599 à 1601__l'Acadie de 1604 à 1607 Fonda Québec en 1608 Découvrit les . . . — Map (db m74547) HM
Quebec (Communauté-Urbaine-de-Québec), Québec — Le Siège de Québec, 1759 / The Siege of Québec, 1759
Français: Le siège de Québec se déroule du 26 juin au 18 septembre 1759, durant la guerre de Sept Ans. Le 13 septembre, les troupes britanniques sous le major-général James Wolfe vainquent une force composée de militaires . . . — Map (db m139497) HM
Quebec (Haut-Richelieu MRC), Lacolle — La Bataille d’Odelltown / Battle of Odelltown
Après l’échec de l’insurrection de 1837, des membres du parti des patriotes, rassembles aux États-Unis sous la conduite de Robert Nelson, proclamèrent la République du Bas-Canada et tentèrent de renverser le gouvernement. L’invasion de 1838, . . . — Map (db m77848) HM
Quebec (Pierre-De Saurel MRC), Yamaska-Est — Calvaire de Yamaska — Érigé en 1838 par le patriote Dominique Charland — Calvaire Albert-Mondou —
Calvaire et rébellion L'histoire de ce calvaire est intimement lié aux rébellions des Patriotes de 1837-1838. Le navigateur Dominique Charland, patriote ayant risqué sa vie à la bataille de Saint-Denis le 23 novembre 1837, est emprisonné . . . — Map (db m140172) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Andrés Bello
Don Andres Bello 1781-1865 Donacion del Dr. Luis Herrera Campins Presidente de la Republica de Venezuela A Costa Rica en ocasión del Bicentenario del nacimiento del gran sabio venezolano 29-noviembre-1981 English . . . — Map (db m92455) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Juan Rafael Mora Porras
Calle Juan Rafael Mora P. Homenaje de la Academia Costarricense de la Historia en el año centenario de la Campaña de 1856-1857 1856-1956 English translation: Juan Rafael Mora Porras Street Tribute . . . — Map (db m110262) WM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Juan Vazquez de Coronado
Juan Vazquez de Coronado 1523-1565 Fundador de Cartago Gobernador y Adelantado de Costa Rica English translation: Juan Vázquez de Coronado 1523-1565 Founder of the city of Cartago Governor and Spanish conqueror of . . . — Map (db m92411) HM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — Miguel Hidalgo
Miguel Hidalgo 1753-1811 Padre de la Independencia Mexicana del pueblo de Mexico al pueblo de Costa Rica Gustavo Diaz Ordaz Presidente Constitucional de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos 1966 English translation: Miguel . . . — Map (db m92454) HM WM
Costa Rica, San José (Municipality of San José) — The National Monument of Costa Rica — Monumento Nacional de Costa Rica
Los Jefes de la Campaña Nacional Centro∙americana 1856∙1857 Batalla de Santa-Rosa 20 marzo 1856. Batalla de Rivas 11 abril 1856. Toma de los vapores en San Juan del Norte 25 diciembre 1856 English . . . — Map (db m92443) WM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), Dubrovnik — Fort Impérial - the Empire's Fort — Fort Impérial - Carska tvrđava
Croatian: Izardena 1806.-1812. u urijeme francuske vlasti u Dubrovniku i posvećena Napoleonu I. Od 1815. do 1882. austrijska je vojska proširuje i nadograđuje. U Domovinskom rate, 1991.-1995., tvedava je postals simbol . . . — Map (db m126977) HM
Croatia, Dubrovnik-Neretva (county), Dubrovnik — Grad Dubrovnik
Croatian: PLAN GRADA S OBILJEŽENIM OŠTEĆENJIMA NASTALIM U AGRESIJI JUGOSLAVENSKE ARMIJE SRBA I CRNOGORACA NA DUBROVNIK 1991-1992 GODINE English: City map with the sites of damage caused by the . . . — Map (db m126979) HM
Dominica, Saint David, Sineku — Carib History
Carib war, September 19th 1930. Two Caribs died. Dudley John and Royer Frederick, two injured Tilson Bruney and Ferdinand Sanford. Sauteus of Grenada Kioumoue titanyem oubecouyum Santiquet ala eyeti Our father who art in heaven Hallowed be thy . . . — Map (db m135260) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Morne Bruce Garrison — The Defence of Roseau
Morne Bruce Garrison The Defence of Roseau Dominica was ceded to Britain by the Treaty of Paris in 1763. To keep the island under her rule, Britain had to defend it from the French. Some small forts were started in 1765. Military engineers . . . — Map (db m135344) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Neg Mawon Emancipation Monument
This monument is a symbol of freedom and emancipation. It is a tribute to all the enslaved Africans who suffered and were executed in the history of Dominica. It honours the Maroons who risked their lives to fight for the emancipation of all. It . . . — Map (db m94220) HM
Dominica, Saint George, Roseau — Simon Bolivar
Simon Bolivar Born in Caracas 24th July 1783 Died in Santa Marta 17th December 1830 Liberator of Venezuela, Colombia, Ecuador and Peru Founder of Bolivia — Map (db m117234) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Dajabón (Municipality of Dajabón) — Juan Pablo Duarte y Diez
Juan Pablo Duarte y Diez Dios, Patria y Libertad “Sed justos lo primero, si queréis ser Felices. Por desesperada que sea la causa de mi Patria, sera la causa el honor y siempre estaré dispuesto a honrrar su enseña con mi . . . — Map (db m114781) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Dajabón (Municipality of Dajabón) — The Battle of Beller
. . . — Map (db m114777) WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Admiral Juan Alejandro Acosta
Plaza Patriótica Almirante Juan Alejandro Acosta Abril 14 de 1814 - Abril 03 de 1886 Fundador de la Marina de Guerra Dominicana, al cumplir la primera misión oficial de la Junta Central Gubernativa de la naciente República . . . — Map (db m114945) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Antonio Maceo
En este local funciono el "Hotel Europa" en el que se hospedo el heroe de la independencia cubana, Antonio Maceo, el 18 de mayo de 1880. Gobierno Dominicano Centenario de la muerte de Antonio Maceo 7 de deciembre de 1996 . . . — Map (db m92253) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Black Jack
Black JackMotovelero Chris Chraft Comanche de 13 metros de eslora (largo), fue comprador por Mario Nelson Galán Durán en la isla de Antigua a finales de 1972, según instrucciones del comandante Francisco Caamaño Deñó, quien en 1965 fue . . . — Map (db m118119) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Duarte's Return from Exile
Plaza Patriótica Juan Pablo Duarte 1813-1876 En conmemoración a la proclamación de Juan Pablo Duarte como Padre de la Patria el 15 de marzo de 1844 a su retorno de Curazao, cuando fue recibido en esta Puerta de Don Diego del entonces . . . — Map (db m115518) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Enriquillo
Enriquillo (----1535)Líder aborigen, natural de la isla de Santo Domingo. Fue educado por los padres franciscanos en un convento. Se reveló (sic, rebeló) contra el dominio español en 1520. En 1533 se puso fin al conflicto . . . — Map (db m118177) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Fabio Fiallo
Fabio Fiallo (1856-1942) Poeta dominicano de orientación modernista. Asumió una actitud vertical frente a la primera intervención militar norteamericana. (1916-1924) English translation: Fabio Fiallo . . . — Map (db m118365) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Francisco del Rosario Sánchez
La Sociedad Patriotica "Hijos de la Fe" Al Padre de la Patria Francisco del Rosario Sanchez Nacio este gran heroe y martyr en esta casa el dia 9 de marzo de 1817. Santo Domingo 27 de febrero de 1898 English . . . — Map (db m92557) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Francisco del Rosario Sánchez
Plaza Patriótica Francisco del Rosario Sánchez Marzo 9 de 1816 – Julio 4 de 1861 En esta Puerta del Conde, el 27 de Febrero de 1844, el Prócer Sánchez izó la primera Bandera de la naciente Republica Dominicana, como Símbolo . . . — Map (db m115819) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — House of the Duarte y Díez Family
Hay tres marcadores en este grupo Casa de la Familia Duarte Díez Aquí vivió el Padre de la Patria Juan Pablo Duarte junto a sus padres y hermanos desde el año 1829 hasta su destierro en 1844. Presidencia de la . . . — Map (db m114943) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — José de San Martín
Alcaldía del Distrito Nacional Período 2015-2020 Davido Collado Alcalde José de San Martín 1778-1850 Militar y político rioplatense English translation: The Mayor of the National District 2015-2020 Davido Collado . . . — Map (db m118085) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Juan Pablo Duarte
Fundador de la Republica Dominicana 1813-1838-1844-1876 English translation: Map (db m92898) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Juan Pablo Duarte
Juan Pablo Duarte Padre de la Patria Enero 26 de 1813 – Julio 15 de 1876 En homenaje al ilustre fundador de la República Dominicana, con motivo de la IX Feria Internacional del Libro. Secretaría de Estado de Cultura Comisión . . . — Map (db m118176) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Juan Pablo Duarte
Juan Pablo Duarte (1813-1876) Padre de la Patria y Fundador de la República. Poeta y escritor. Creador de la sociedad secreta “La Trinitaria” y la dramática “La Filantrópica”, con el propósito de realizar los . . . — Map (db m118359) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — La Trinitaria Secret Society
Ayuntamiento de Santo Domingo 1912 Juan Pablo Duarte Jacinto de la Concha Juan Ysidro Perez Jose Maria Serra Benito Gonzalez Felix Maria Ruiz Felipe Alfau Pedro Alejandro Pina y Juan Nepomuceno Ravelo Contituyeron en esta casa, el dia 16 . . . — Map (db m115818) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Plaza Patriótica a los Caídos de Abril — Patriotic Plaza Dedicated to those that Fell in April
Homenaje del pueblo dominicano a los héroes y mártires de la Guerra Patria de 1965 Gobierno Constitucional Dr. Fernández Reyna 2008-2012 English translation: Tribute from the Dominican people to the heros and . . . — Map (db m87597) WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — President Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño
Plaza Patriotica Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño 11 de junio de 1932-16 de febrero de 1973 En esta plaza frente al Altar de la Patria, el coronel Caamaño, héroe de la revolución de abril de 1965, para garantizar el proceso . . . — Map (db m92694) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Sebastián Lemba
Sebastían Lemba (---- 1547)Defensor de los derechos de los esclavos traídos a estas tierras por los conquistadores al igual que él, desde el continente africano. En 1532 encabezó un acto de resistencia que con el correr de los años, . . . — Map (db m118055) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Simón Bolivar
Simón Bolivar Libertador de Venezuela Columbia Ecuador Perú Bolivia y Panamá Nació en Caracas el 24 de Julio de 1783 y Murió en Santa Marta Columbia El 17 de Diciembre de 1830 Yo deseo más que otro alguno ver formar en América la más . . . — Map (db m114822) HM WM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — Spanish Refugees of 1939 — Los Españoles Refugiados del Año 1939
A los intelectuales y artistas españoles refugiados del año 1939 y a los dominicanos que los acogieron La comisión dominicana permanente para la celebración del V centenario del descubrimiento y evangelización de America dedica la . . . — Map (db m92530) HM
Dominican Republic, Distrito Nacional, Santo Domingo — The Hermitage of Saint Anton
Ermita de San Antón Monumento que originó el barrio que lo circunda. Fue reconstruido a finales del siglo XX en base a documentos gráficos antiguos. El templo original fue incendiado por el corsario Francis Drake en 1586 y destruido . . . — Map (db m114900) HM
Dominican Republic, Independencia (Mella), La Colonia — Enriquillo
Enriquillo Desde las entrañas la Sierra del Bahoruco dio el primer grito de libertad de todo el continente. English translation: Enriquillo From the depths of the Sierra del Bahoruco, he gave the first cry . . . — Map (db m137443) WM
Dominican Republic, San Juan (Municipality of San Juan la Maguana), San Juan la Maguana — Francisco del Rosario Sanchez
Francisco del Rosario Sanchez 1817 1861 — Map (db m104907) WM
Ecuador, Guayas, Guayaquil — Monument to Sucre — Monumento a Sucre
Guayaquil el 20 de septiembre de 1908 con el fin de rendir homenaje a la memoria del "Abel Americano". Su altura total es de 8.50 metros, contando con una base principal que contiene 2 placas de bronce hacia los costados y el Escudo del Ecuador . . . — Map (db m94514) HM WM
El Salvador, Ahuachapán, Atiquizaya — 200th Anniversary of the First Cry of Salvadoran Independence
El Concejo Municipal de la ciudad de Atiquizaya, presidido por La Licenciada Ana Luisa Rodríguez de Gonzalez, Alcadesa Municipal, periodo edilicio 2008-2012 En conmemoración de los doscientos años del primer grito de Independencia. . . . — Map (db m95350) HM WM
El Salvador, Chalatenango, La Palma — La Palma - Birthplace of Salvadoran Peace
La Palma Cuna de la Paz DL822 Fecha 19-1-2000 Sede Primer Dialogo por la Paz Fecha 15-10-1984 Construido en la Admon. del Alcalde Don Esteban Flores Periodo 2012-2015 Monumento Cuna de la Paz English . . . — Map (db m88471) HM
El Salvador, Cuscatlán, San Estéban Catarina — Father Alirio Napoleón Macías
Monumento Padre: Alirio Napoleon Macias 1941-1979 Por el aporte que proporciono a la comunidad cristiana de San Esteban Catarina Alcalde: Argenio Olmes Carrillo Abarga y su Concejo Municipal · Marcial Antonio Bolaños Rivas · Petrona . . . — Map (db m94746) HM
El Salvador, La Libertad, Antiguo Cuscatlán — General José María Cañas Highway — Autopista General José María Cañas
Autopista General José María Cañas En honor al héroe y victorioso defensor de la soberanía y la unión centroamericana, capitán del Ejercito de la República Federal de Centroamérica y comandante en jefe de la gran campaña patriótica . . . — Map (db m93104) WM
El Salvador, Morazán, Arambala — El Mozote
Ellos no han muerto Estan con nosotros, Con ustedes y Con la Humanidad entera El Mozote, 11 de dic. de 1991 English translation: They have not died They are with us, With you and With Humanity El . . . — Map (db m83151) WM
El Salvador, Morazán, Arambala — El Mozote Children's Memorial — Jardín de Reflexión Los Inocentes
En este lugar se encontraron en 1992 los restos de 146 personas, 140 menores de 12 años. Todos ellos se encuentran enterrados ahora en el monumento El Mozote Nunca Mas English translation: In this place in 1992 were . . . — Map (db m83152) HM
El Salvador, Morazán (El Divisadero), San Pedro Río Seco — Monumento a los Excombatientes / Monument to the Veterans
"Monumento a Los Heroes y Martires del FMLN del Divisadero Morazan, caidos en el conficto armado por amor y defensa de Nuestro Pueblo" En memoria de:

Juan Sanchez Vasquez. "El Gato" (Comandante Jimmy) Gonzalo Posada. . . . — Map (db m122468) WM

El Salvador, Morazán, Perquín — Direct strike against the Counter-Insurgency Plan — Golpe Contundente al Plan Contra Insurgente
Restos del helicóptero UH-1H, de fabricación Norte Americana. Derribado por las fuerzas guerrilleras a las 16.00 horas, del día 23 octubre de 1984, en las alturas cercanas al municipio de Joateca. En que murió el Teniente coronel Domingo . . . — Map (db m83658) HM WM
El Salvador, Morazán, Perquín — French and Mexican recognition — Reconocimiento Franco Mexicano
En 1982 el gobierno de Francia y México reconocen al FMLN como fuerza beligerante. El gobierno de México con su presidente el señor Miguel de la Madrid, le dona oficialmente este vehículo Ford a la comandancia del FMLN, para que puedan . . . — Map (db m83669) HM
El Salvador, Morazán, Perquín — Peugeot armored car — Vehículo blindado Peugot
Este vehículo Peugeot, después de los acuerdos de paz, la embajada de Francia acreditada en El Salvador lo entrego al comandante Joaquín Villalobos, reafirmando la declaración Franco-Mexicana de 1982, para que realizara sus movimientos . . . — Map (db m83667) HM
El Salvador, San Miguel — Conmemoración a los Ingenieros — Placa en conmemoración a los ingenieros agrónomos
Universidad de El Salvador Facultad Multidisciplinaria Oriental Departamento de Ciencias Agronomicas

En Memoria de los Compañeros Ingenieros Agronomos

José Daniel Campos Villafuerte Noé Alcides Díaz Reyes German Emilio . . . — Map (db m122467) WM

El Salvador, San Salvador — Captain General Bernardo O'Higgins
Bernardo O'Higgins Capitan General Libertador de Chile y Prócer de la Independencia de America 20-8-1778 - 24-10-1842 "En el año de la paz, el gobierno y el pueblo de Chile al gobierno y pueblo de El Salvador, en testimonio de los . . . — Map (db m95276) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Monument to the Salvadoran Soldiers of 1863 - 1885 — Monumento a los Soldados Salvadoreños de 1863 al 1885
Placa repetida en los cuatro lados 1893 Monumento erijido a la memoria de los mártires de la patria bajo la administración del General Don Carlos Ezeta (oriente) Campaña de 1876 ∙ El Coco 26 de mayo ∙ Lempa 8 de abril . . . — Map (db m92365) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Salvadoran Founders of Central American Independence
Manuel Aguilar ∙ Nicolas Aguilar ∙ Vicente Aguilar ∙ Juan Aranzamendi ∙ Maria Felipa Aranzamendi ∙ Bernardo Arce y León ∙ Manuel Jose Arce ∙ Manuelita Arce de Lara ∙ Jose Mariano Calderon ∙ . . . — Map (db m82512) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Sérgio Vieira de Mello
Nombre otorgado El 25 de septiembre de 2003 por la Alcaldia de San Salvador en homenaje al brasileño Sérgio Vieira de Mello Representante especial de las Naciones Unidas, caido en defensa de la paz mundial. English translation: This . . . — Map (db m95019) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — The Heroes of the War of Legitimate Defense
En Memoria a Los héroes de la Guerra de Legitima Defensa de la Republica de El Salvador. “¿Juráis por vuestro honor sostener la integridad del territorio, defender el pabellón nacional, como la insignia sagrada de la patria?.” 1969 . . . — Map (db m92415) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Tomb of the Communications Soldier — Tumba del Soldado Heroé de Comunicaciones
La Voz del Comando [First marker] Tumba del Soldado, Heroe de Transmisiones [Second marker] Monumento inaugurado el 19 Jul. 85 Bajo la administracion Del Tte. Cnel. DEM Ciro Lopez Roque Cmdte del C.I.T.F.A. [Third marker] . . . — Map (db m82233) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — 1975 University of El Salvador Massacre
Homenaje de la Comunidad Universitaria a los Martires Caidos en la Masacre del 30 de Julio de 1975 Carlos Fonseca ∙ Carlos Humberto Hernández ∙ Roberto Antonio Miranda ∙ Eber Gómez Mendoza ∙ Balmore Cortez . . . — Map (db m142522) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Dominican Constitutionalist Revolution Square
“Plaza de la Revolución Constitucionalista Dominicana” 24 de abril de 1965 En honor a los héroes Coronel Rafael Tomás Fernández Domínguez ∙ Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño ∙ Coronel Juan Maria Lora Fernández . . . — Map (db m142754) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Dr. Ignacio Martín-Baró
En el vigésimo aniversario de su martirio. Dr. Ignacio Martín-Baró Usted iluminó la Psicología en El Salvador. Sus Alumnas y Alumnos Antiguo Cuscatlán, Noviembre de 2009. English translation: On the 20th anniversary . . . — Map (db m142818) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Heroes of July 30, 1975
XXXIX Conmemoración ∙ Heroes del 30 de Julio 1975 Seguimos su ejemplo de lucha Tarde del 30 de julio 1975 Miles de estudiantes universitarias y de secundaria marchan en protesta por la intervención militar al Centro . . . — Map (db m142755) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Ignacio Ellacuría Auditorium
Auditorio “Ignacio Ellacuria” 1930-1989 Al padre Ignacio Ellacuria, rector ejemplar, profeta de los pobres, incansable luchador por la justicia con agradecimiento UCA Universidad Centroamericana Jose Simeon Cañas San . . . — Map (db m142820) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Marshal Luis Alves de Lima e Silva
Bicentenario del Mariscal Luis Alves de Lima e Silva Duque de Caxias – El Pacificador Patrono del Ejercito Brasileño San Salvador, 25 de agosto de 2003 English translation: Bicentennial of Marshal Luis Alves de Lima e . . . — Map (db m142786) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Monument to the University's Victims and Martyrs
Monumento Universitarias/os victimas y mártires del 30 de julio 1975 Asamblea General Universitaria 2003-2005 Comision gestora Adolfo Flores Cienfuegos ∙ Coordinador Antonio Salomon Rivas ∙ Carlos Enrique Lopez ∙ . . . — Map (db m142684) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Plaza Dr. Jorge Arias Gómez
“Puedo morir como nací, sabedlo, Puro, sencillo y optimista De pie sobre la tierra como un árbol, El las filas del Partido Comunista” La Asociación de Estudiantes de Derecho de la Facultad de Jurisprudencia y Ciencias . . . — Map (db m142519) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — Students Peace Plaza
Plaza de los Estudiantes por la Paz Dedicada a todas y todos aquellos estudiantes de la UCA que murieron víctimas de la brutalidad en los tiempos aciagos de la Guerra Civil y en estos tiempos de paz tan marcados por la violencia. . . . — Map (db m142805) WM
El Salvador, San Salvador (Municipality of San Salvador) — The Francisco Javier Ibisate Building
Edificio “P. Francisco Javier Ibisate” 1930 - 2007 Compañero fiel, jesuita ejemplar, catedrático dedicado con la excelencia del amor y del conocimiento al quehacer universitario, apóstol de la construcción de un mundo más . . . — Map (db m142814) HM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Capitán General Gerardo Barrios
A la memoria del benemerito Capitan General Gerardo Barrios El pueblo centroamericano 1909 [Bronze scene] Sitio de San Salvador [Bronze seal] 15 de septiembre 1821 [Bronze scene] Coatepeque English . . . — Map (db m82508) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Elba and Celina Ramos Auditorium
Auditorio Elba y Celina Ramos Dignas y ejemplares mujeres, representantes de la sencillez, generosidad y laboriosidad del pueblo salvadoreños. En recuerdo agradecido a su cercanía y servicio a la Compañía de Jesús, que las llevó a . . . — Map (db m142787) HM WM
El Salvador, San Salvador — Francisco Morazán
[First marker] A la gloria del benemérito General Francisco Morazan La Republica de El Salvador 1880 [Second marker] José Miguel Saravia ∙ Trinidad Cabañas ∙ Enrique Rivas ∙ Indalecio Cordero ∙ Nicolas Angulo . . . — Map (db m83407) HM WM
Alabama (Cleburne County), Muscadine — Hernando de Soto in Alabama
The De Soto Trail Hernando De Soto in Alabama Hernando de Soto brought his 700-man army to Alabama in the fall of 1540. This was the first major European expedition to the interior of the southeastern United States. The De Soto . . . — Map (db m114373) HM
Alabama (Monroe County), Perdue Hill — William B. Travis House — C. 1820
The Alabama home of the commander of the Alamo. While living in this house Travis read law under The Hon. James Dellet of Claiborne, Al. In 1831, at the age of 22, he left Claiborne for Texas where he practiced law and became involved in the Texas . . . — Map (db m47644) HM
Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Hugo O'Conor
Commandant Inspector of the Interior Provinces of New Spain Hugo O'Conor Founder of the Presidio San Agustin de Tucson August 20, 1775 Hugh O'Conor was born in Ireland in 1734 during a time in Irish history when England . . . — Map (db m31548) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Cahuenga Pass Treasure — At The Hollywood Bowl
Treasure hunters believe there is 20th-century loot hidden at the Bowl. Many have searched, but the treasure is still a mystery. The legend of the Cahuenga Pass treasure begins in 1864 when, under Napoleon's rule, France invaded Mexico and . . . — Map (db m129805) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Hungarian Freedom Fight of 1956
Erected in memory of the heroes of the glorious Hungarian Freedom Fight of 1956. A symbol of man’s yearning for freedom everywhere. — Map (db m125328) WM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla
Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla (1753-1811) Father of Mexico His battle cry for freedom on September 16, 1810 led Mexico to indenpendence from Spain and the end of colonialism. Statue donated by Alberto and Carmencita Heredia, and family, . . . — Map (db m137649) WM
California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — José Maria Morelos y Pavón
En conmemoración del Bicentenario de la Independencia de México y el Centenario de la Revolución mexicana, el Gobierno de México, a través del Consulado General de México en Sacramento, con el invaluable apoyo de la Asociación Comerciantes Unidos, . . . — Map (db m103034) HM
California (Santa Clara County), San Jose — Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj — (1630 – 1680)
Shivaji founded Pune (circa 1640). He was the first modern warrior who successfully fought the foreign invaders for 40 years and established a Maratha Kingdom that lasted 200 years with Pune as its Capital. — Map (db m52492) HM
California (Tuolumne County), Columbia — Charles Crist Kress
Charles Crist Kress died Oct. 10, 1913. Age 84, Native of Alsage-Lorraine. He spoke five languages , a veteran of the Crimean War, married in New York, came around the Horn to San Francisco. He owned a baker shop on Kearny St. In 1863 he bought 160 . . . — Map (db m12988) HM
Connecticut (Fairfield County), Fairfield — Thomas Sherwood Memorial
In memory of Thomas Sherwood 1586 – 1655 Puritan – Pioneer – Ancestor A founder of New England A first settler of Fairfield Deputy to the General Court Committeeman Soldier of the Pequot War and his wives . . . — Map (db m27173) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), Milford — The Regicides
The Regicides Whalley and Goffe Were Hidden In A House Located on This Site Presented by The Class of '37 Milford High School — Map (db m54716) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Col Edward Whalley
In Memory of the Regicide Col Edward Whalley Son of Richard Whalley Esq a member of Parliament in the last days of Queen Elizabeth and first cousin of Oliver Cromwell. A stalwart Puritan he rose to high command in the Civil Wars. He was the . . . — Map (db m34822) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Col William Goffe
In Memory of the Regicide Col William Goffe A member of the High Court of Justice which in 1649 tried and condemned King Charles 1st of England and a signer of the kings death warrant. He served with distinction in the Parliamentary Army and in . . . — Map (db m34817) HM
Connecticut (New Haven County), New Haven — Judges Cave
Judges Cave Here May Fifteenth 1661 and for some weeks thereafter Edward Whalley and his son-in-law William Goffe, members of the Parliament General, officers in the army of the Commonwealth and signers of the death warrant of King Charles First, . . . — Map (db m34719) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Historic Iron Ore Mining
What is iron ore? Iron is a silvery-white, solid metal, though when found in Pencader Hundred, it commonly appears as a brown and sometimes nearly black oxide of iron. Its chemical symbol Fe, is derived from ferrum, the Latin word for . . . — Map (db m10705) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), American University Park — Luis Alves De Lima E Silva
Luis Alves de Lima e Silva Duke of Caxias Marshal, hero and patron of the undefeated Brazilian Army. — Map (db m129203) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Admiral Miguel Grau
Gran Almirante de Peru Miguel Grau 1834-1879 La República del Perú al Caballero de los Mares Inaugurado por el Presidente del Consejo de Ministros Salomón Lerner Ghitis y el Embajador del Perú en los Estados Unidos de América Harold . . . — Map (db m97802) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Assassination of Orlando Letelier and Ronni K. Moffitt
Justice – Peace - Dignity Orlando Letelier Apr. 13, 1932 – Sept. 21, 1976 Ronni K. Moffitt Jan. 10, 1951 – Sept. 21, 1976 — Map (db m98758) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Hungarian Veterans Memorial
In memory of all the Hungarians who sacrificed their lives for freedom. Mindazon magyarok emléké, akik életüket áldozták a szabadságért. 1703     1848     1956Map (db m113913) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
'All for the people, all by the people, nothing about the people without the people, that is democracy.' Spoken to the Ohio State Legislature on February 6, 1852 Lajos (Louis) Kossuth Champion of Liberty, Fraternity, and . . . — Map (db m113910) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
This house is dedicated to the fraternal and cultural endeavors of freedom-loving Americans of Hungarian ancestry and to the living memory of Lajos (Louis) Kossuth champion of liberty, fraternity, and equality, governor of . . . — Map (db m113911) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — The Budapest Lad (Pesti Srac) Statue
The Budapest Lad (Pesti Srac) statue was erected on October 16, 2016, in commemoration of the 60th Anniversary of the 1956 Hungarian Revolution and Freedom Fight. The Embassy of Hungary gratefully acknowledges the generous support of the . . . — Map (db m122532) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Benito Juárez Memorial — Statues of the Liberators —
[Inscriptions, east face:] Respect for the rights of others is peace Benito Juárez 1806-1872 The people of Mexico to the people of the United States of America El respeto al derecho ajeno es la paz Benito Juárez 1806-1872 El pueblo de . . . — Map (db m82923) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — General Manuel Belgrano — 1770 — 1820
Statesman, Leader and Forerunner of the Independence Movement in Latin America. Promoter of the economy and education, mentor of the principles of freedom that burst onto the Argentine early political scene in May 1810. An exemplary soldier, he . . . — Map (db m74989) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — Robert Emmet: Irish Patriot — Rock Creek Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
"I wished to procure for my country the guarantee which Washington procured for America" The centerpiece of this small park is a sculpture of Irish patriot Robert Emmet that serves as a tribute to how American democracy inspired the . . . — Map (db m112614) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Sheridan-Kalorama — Simón Bolívar (1783-1830)
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District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — "All Men Are Brothers"
Paul travelled the world using his art as his weapon to fight against oppression and for self determination for all people. His home turf and land of his birth was not off limits as he marched with others to advance the cause of civil rights and . . . — Map (db m112000) HM
Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola — D — Supremacy, Siege and the Sea — Pensacola Maritime Heritage Trail —
Military and naval conflict dominated the 18th century. France, Spain, and Great Britain were aggressors in nearly constant warfare that often extended into North America. Spain established a fledgling colony near what is now the Pensacola Naval Air . . . — Map (db m130767) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Captain Joseph Fry — Tampa's First Native Son Died for Cuban Liberty
Captain Joseph Fry was born in Tampa (Fort Brooke) June 14, 1826. As a graduate of the U.S. Naval Academy, he served with the Navy throughout the world. When the Civil War broke out, Fry fought with courage and capacity for the South in the . . . — Map (db m129943) HM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami — General Antonio Maceo
“La libertad no se mendiga. Se conquista con el filo del machete.” English: “Freedom is not begged for. It is conquered with the edge of the machete.” General Antonio Maceo “El Titan de . . . — Map (db m134798) WM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami — General Máximo Gómez
Generalisimo Maximo Gomez 1886-1905 Nacio en Bani Rep. Dominicana 18 Nov 1836 Libertador de Cuba Donaron e instalaron el busto Jose Bianka y Stephanie Alvarez Aprovado por Comisionado Willy Gort Colaboradores: Consul Dom. Manuel . . . — Map (db m134727) HM WM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami — José Martí
“Yo quiero, cuando me muera sin patria, pero sin amo, tener en mi losa un ramo de flores, - ¡y una bandera!” English: “I want, when I die, without a country, but without a master, to have on my tomb . . . — Map (db m134797) WM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami — Memorial to the Fallen of Cuban Liberation
A los mártires que han derramado su sangre por la libertad de Cuba. En el año del centenario de la muerte de nuestro apóstol Jose Marti. 1895-1995 Caballeros de Colon Consejo Beato Marcelino Champagnat Consejo Corpus Christi Miami, 20 . . . — Map (db m134795) WM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami — Nestor A. Izquierdo
Monumento establecido 8/24/1984 Honrar honra 1992 En memoria de Nestor A. Izquierdo Veterano de la Brigada 2506 U.S.A. Army Esta obra fue realizada por Gilberto Casanova Secretario General de Accion Cubana y algunos . . . — Map (db m134794) WM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami Beach — José Martí
Jose Marti 1853-1895 A tribute from all Cubans and Latin Americans in exile honoring his inspired patriotic life devoted to freedom and justice for all “No son bellas las playas del destierro hasta que se les dice . . . — Map (db m134649) HM WM
Florida (Miami-Dade County), Miami Beach — Simón Bolívar
Simón Bolivar “El Libertador” 1783-1830 Un tributo de la Familia Hernández y cubanos del exilio al Libertador de los países Bolivarianos, en reconocimiento y honor a su patriotismo de libertad y justicia para el pueblo. . . . — Map (db m134629) HM WM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — Massacre by Menendez — Fort Matanzas National Monument
Massacre by Menendez of Ribault and his men September 1565 — Map (db m127496) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — Old World Showdown / Reyes y fe — Fort Matanzas National Monument
Old World Showdown (English) One of the first colonial conflicts between European nations happened near here in 1565. Spain had already claimed Florida when France established Fort Caroline near present-day Jacksonville. This . . . — Map (db m127497) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), Jekyll Island — 63-18 — Le Sieur Christophe Anne Poulain Du Bignon — (1739- 1825)
Horton - Du Bignon House Du Bignon Burial Ground Beginning with Poulain du Bignon, five du Bignon generations made Jekyll Island one of Georgia's most romantic Golden Isles. This tabby ruin and burial ground alone remain from Jekyll Island's . . . — Map (db m18497) HM
Georgia (Glynn County), St. Simons Island — Fort St. Simons
British settlement on St. Simons Island dates from 1736 when General James Edward Oglethorpe established the fortified town of Frederica seven miles northwest of today's lighthouse. Fort Frederica served as a defense against the Spanish in Florida . . . — Map (db m106265) HM
Georgia (Richmond County), Augusta — Eve — 1806 - 1877
Paul Fitzsimmons Eve, native Augustan and a founder of the Medical College of Georgia, was a brilliant surgeon recognized internationally and a prolific writer. His war activities included aid to French, Italian and Confederate forces and service as . . . — Map (db m114274) HM
Georgia (Taliaferro County), Crawfordville — 131-7 — Old Tavern Site
On this site, Lot 17, provided for, in 1826, in the Town Plan by Hermon Mercer, who laid out the town of Crawfordville, a tavern, inn or hotel has stood continuously. The original tavern, built by Gilbert Rossignol, a refugee from the French . . . — Map (db m21444) HM
Georgia (Taliaferro County), Sharon — 131-5 — The Church of the Purification — Locust Grove Academy
In 1790 several Catholic families of English descent from Maryland settled near Locust Grove. They established the first Roman Catholic Church in Georgia and erected a log church in 1792. A priest, Father John LeMoin, was sent to it from Baltimore. . . . — Map (db m24896) HM
Georgia (Walker County), LaFayette — 146-1 — Fort Cumming
Here stood a Cherokee Indian stockade with blockhouse on hill, built by U.S. Government in 1836. Capt. Samuel Fariss and a company of Georgia volunteers guarded Cherokee Indians here before their removal to the west. This fort was . . . — Map (db m12907) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Keauhou — The Kamehameha Dynasty
The Kamehameha Dynasty As a young man, Kamehameha was a proven warrior and political strategist who rose to power with the support of the chiefs of Kona and unified the island of Hawai'i under his leadership in the late 1700a. He embraced . . . — Map (db m110302) HM
Illinois (St. Clair County), Cahokia — Jarrot Mansion
Major Nicholas Jarrot, 1764 - 1820, Frontier merchant prince, French Revolution refugee, built this Cahokia home, 1799 - 1806, for his American born wife, Julie St. Gemme de Beauvais, 1780 -1875, daughter of American Revolutionary patriots. . . . — Map (db m145035) HM
Kentucky (Bath County), Owingsville — 940 — Bath County
Formed from Montgomery County, 1811. Named for its many mineral springs. The birthplace of CSA Gen. John B. Hood and US Senator Richard H. Menefee. Owingsville named for Col. Thomas D. Owings. Organizer US 28th Inf. Reg., 1812. Associate in . . . — Map (db m26286) HM
Kentucky (Henderson County), Henderson — Husband Edward Kimmel
Born in Henderson, Kentucky on February 26, 1882. Kimmel was one of seven children of Marius Manning and Sibbella Lambert Kimmel. The family home was at 512 North Green Street (a state historical plaque marks the spot). He went through his . . . — Map (db m119783) HM WM
Kentucky (Oldham County), La Grange — Colonel William Oldham
Oldham was the 75th county created by the Kentucky Legislature. It was formed on January 15, 1824, from portions of Jefferson, Henry and Shelby Counties. The county is named for William Oldham, Revolutionary War patriot and early pioneer. . . . — Map (db m136163) HM
Louisiana (Ascension Parish), Darrow — Bocage Plantation
Built in 1801 by Marius Pons Bringier as wedding gift for daughter Fanny, who married Christophe Colomb, a French refugee. Remodeled by Architect James Dakin 1837. Restored by Dr. & Mrs. E.G. Kohlsdorf 1941. — Map (db m85285) HM
Maine (Aroostook County), Fort Kent — The Aroostook War
The Aroostook War was an undeclared, bloodless “war” that occurred in 1839. The peace treaty that ended the American Revolution in 1783 had not satisfactorily determined the boundary between New Brunswick and what is now Maine. The . . . — Map (db m102463) HM
Maryland (Anne Arundel County), Annapolis — History of Our Maryland Flag
Design The black and gold design on the flag is the coat of arms from the Calvert line. It was granted to George Calvert as a reward for his storming a fortification during a battle. The red and white sides of the cross alternating. Since . . . — Map (db m114857) HM
Maryland (Baltimore), Druid Hill Park — William Wallace
"Guardian of Scotland" Scottish Wars of Independence Presented to the people of Baltimore by William Wallace Spence November 30, 1893 Re-dedicated on August 22, 1993 by the St. Andrew's Society of Baltimore "It is in truth not for glory, nor . . . — Map (db m7596) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — The Global Refugee Mural — by Joel Beringer ©2009 — creative director Tom Block —
This mural tells the stories of 3 refugees who live here in Maryland, who were interviewed for this project. Georges, a former mayor of his city in eastern Congo (DRC), fled with his family when the war came to his region. Mai, from Myanmar (aka . . . — Map (db m114527) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary's City — A Change in Government
As an aftershock of the "Glorious Revolution" in England, a bloodless rebellion occurred in 1689 against Lord Baltimore in Maryland. It temporarily ended rule by the Calvert family. The Protestant King William and Queen Mary took over the colony and . . . — Map (db m138849) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary's City — A Time of Troubles — Struggling
Civil war raged in England during the 1640s between King Charles I and his opponents in Parliament. Maryland's proprietary government, led by Lord Baltimore and other Catholics, sided with the King. MAny of the first colonists in Maryland, however, . . . — Map (db m138837) HM
Maryland (St. Mary's County), St. Mary's City — In 1648 Margaret Brent Asks for “Vote...And Voyce”
Margaret Brent (ca. 1601–1671), a Catholic gentlewoman, lived in Maryland from 1638 to 1650. In June 1647 the dying governor, Leonard Calvert, made her executrix of his estate with power to pay the soldiers he had hired to put down a . . . — Map (db m950) HM
Maryland (Worcester County), Ocean City — Smaller Conflicts After WWII
World War II was the last fought in which the President asked Congress for a declaration of war. Since then, United States armed forces have been in combat, including these smaller conflicts: Cuba 1961 The U.S. orchestrates the . . . — Map (db m150158) HM
Massachusetts (Middlesex County), Concord — Concord Massachusetts War Memorials
The monument on the left honors three residents killed in Korea and one lost in Iraq. Howard Francis Heyliger • James Edward Smith Jr. • Wilfrid Wheeler, III • Brian M. McPhillips

The monument on the right honors five killed in Vietnam . . . — Map (db m107681) HM WM

Minnesota (Hennepin County), Richfield — Colonel Josiah Snelling — 1782 – 1828 — Soldier · Pioneer · Builder —
An Appreciation He served with distinction in the Indian wars of the old northwest border and in the War of 1812. In August, 1820, he assumed command of the Fifth United States Infantry at Camp Coldwater on the site of Fort Snelling. Selecting . . . — Map (db m17240) HM
Minnesota (Wadena County), Staples — "A Cloud of Barbed Arrows"
Near this spot, in 1783, a young Ojibwe boy named Esh-ke-bug-e-coshe (Flatmouth) crouched behind a trading post's log barricade on this wah de nah (sloping or little round hill) while Dakota arrows fell "as thick as snowflakes" around him.

A . . . — Map (db m93189) HM

Missouri (St. Louis County), Florissant — St. Ferdinand III of Castile — b. 1199 d. 5-30-1252
King of Spain from 1217 to 1252, he was canonized by Pope Clement X in 1671. He was a capable and just administrator, spreading Christianity throughout his kingdom. He drove the Moors out of most of Spain, founded monasteries, established the . . . — Map (db m149381) HM
Missouri (St. Louis County), Kirkwood — #1621 — St. Louis - San Francisco / Eagle Picher — 1918 —
This is a 2-10-0 decapod type freight locomotive built by Baldwin Locomotive Works for Imperial Russia, which contracted with Baldwin in 1915 for some 1,200 locomotives. Following the Russian Revolution, and therefore the inability to deliver these . . . — Map (db m132951) HM
Montana (Blaine County), Chinook — We will stand our ground! — Roaring Eagle: tipiyeléhne?iléseniń (George Comedown)
Striking on the run, the U.S. Army planned to surprise and overwhelm the Nez Perce camp. Along this ridge Nez Perce warriors fought back fiercely and stopped the cavalry charge. The surprise attack was blunted, but the Nez Perce were pinned down, . . . — Map (db m142866) HM
Montana (Chouteau County), Fort Benton — Drowning of the Governor
Thomas Francis Meagher was born in Ireland in 1823. An Irish Revolutionary, he was caught and sentenced to death. Meagher's sentence was commuted to exile in Tasmania but he escaped to the United States. As a Brigadier General, Meagher commanded the . . . — Map (db m142253) HM
Montana (Missoula County), Lolo — Fort Fizzle
(Three panels, presented left to right, form this marker.) The Flight of the Nez Perce In Search of Peace In the mid-1870s the United States government attempted to force the Nez Perce (Nee-Mee-Poo or Nimiipu) people . . . — Map (db m123125) HM
Montana (Missoula County), Missoula — Rankin Hall
Built in 1908 as the University Library, this neoclassical building was Architect A. J. Gibson's fifth and final contribution to campus. In 1983 it was renamed in honor of 1902 graduate, suffragette and pacifist Jeannette Rankin (1880-1973). . . . — Map (db m144098) HM
New Jersey (Passaic County), Totowa — John P. Holland — "Father of the Modern Submarine"

Born Liscannor, Ireland 1841 Died New Jersey, USA 1914 Designer of the U.S. Navy's first submarine USS Holand (SS 1)

Dedicated Oct. 10, 1976 — Map (db m145902) HM

New Mexico (Luna County), Columbus — Pancho Villa’s Raid
On March 9, 1916, Francisco “Pancho” Villa, a major figure in the Mexican Revolution, crossed the international border with a large force, attacking and looting Columbus, New Mexico. Eighteen U.S. soldiers and civilians, and . . . — Map (db m37776) HM
New York (Cayuga County), Auburn — The Medal of Honor — USN, USMC, USCG, US ARMY, USAF
The Medal of Honor is the highest military decoration awarded by the United States Government. It is bestowed by the President in the name of Congress and is conferred only upon members of the United States Armed Forces who distinguish themselves . . . — Map (db m88220) WM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Pulaski Park — Brigadier General Casimir Pulaski — 1748-1779 —
  • 1748 March 6 Count Pulaski was born in Poland
  • 1768-72 With his father, Count Joseph Pulaski led a Polish rebellion against imperial Russia
  • 1777 Came to America from Paris with Franklin's letter of introduction to General . . . — Map (db m90200) HM
  • New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — 1916 Easter Rising Memorial Marker
    . . . — Map (db m93302) WM
    New York (Monroe County), Rochester — In Honor of the Crew of USS Liberty
    In Honor of the crew of the USS Liberty - AGTR 5, in recognition of their courageous and faithful service for military action on June 8, 1967 - The following decorations were awarded - ★ Congressional Medal of Honor ★ 2 Navy crosses, 38 . . . — Map (db m90788) WM
    New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — The "Comfort Women"
    In remembrance of the more than 200,000 women and girls who were abducted for the use of sexual slavery by the armed forces of the Government of Imperial Japan, 1930's-1945. Known to the world as "comfort women", they suffered heinous crimes against . . . — Map (db m106727) HM WM
    New York (New York County), New York — Biography of Dr. Sun Yat-sen — Father of the Republic of China — (1866-1925) —
    Dr. Sun Yat-sen was born on November 12, 1866 to a Cantonese family in Tsuei-Heng Village, Shiangshan County, Kwangtung Province in China, under the rule of the Ching Dynasty. His early education in China, Hawaii and Hong Kong established him as a . . . — Map (db m131336) HM
    New York (New York County), New York — General José Artigas Monument — Soho Square
    The statue of the Uruguayan independence leader and national hero, General José Artigas (1764-1850), is one of a pantheon of six sculptures to Latin American leaders which overlook the Avenue of the Americas. They include Juan Pablo Duarte . . . — Map (db m144420) HM
    New York (New York County), New York — Lin Ze Xu — 1785 -1850
    Pioneer in the war against drugs. [Marker includes an inscription in Chinese characters.]Map (db m20141) HM
    New York (New York County), New York — Margarita Maza De Juarez
    Las fuerzas Francesas que invadieron Mexico fueron derrotadas el 5 de Mayo de 1862 en la Batalla de Puebla. A pesar de ello, tomaron la capital, y Napoleon III impuso al Archduque Austriaco Fernando Maximiliano de Haprburgo como Emperador de . . . — Map (db m146255) HM
    New York (Warren County), North Creek — Theodore Roosevelt — Citizen Soldier, Steward to the Nation
    Citizen Soldier “I waved my hat and went up the hill with a rush.” In 1898, Roosevelt resigned as Assistant Secretary of the Navy, volunteered for service in the Spanish-American War and became Lieutenant Colonel of the 1st United . . . — Map (db m138518) HM
    North Carolina (Edgecombe County), Princeville — Historic Princeville — From Slavery to Freedom Hill
    During the Civil War, thousands of slaves escaped to U.S. Army lines, and more than thirty African Americans from Edgecombe County enlisted in the 35th, 36th, and 37th U.S. Colored Troops, 14th U.S. Colored Heavy Artillery, and U.S. Navy. After the . . . — Map (db m74138) HM
    Pennsylvania (Blair County), Tyrone — War on Terror
    War on Terror Kosovo Iraq Afghanistan We solute those in uniform who guard against terror — Map (db m134802) WM
    Pennsylvania (Erie County), Erie — Elliott Hall — 1987
    Jesse Duncan Elliott (1782-1845) was born in Maryland. Originally a law student, he joined the US Navy and was a midshipman in 1804. Promoted to lieutenant in 1810, he was placed in command of the brig Niagara during the Battle of Lake Erie . . . — Map (db m132220) HM
    Pennsylvania (Erie County), Erie — Meet Erie's New Americans — A Storefront Exhibition
    Iraq The Republic of Iraq is home to the Tigris and Euphrates rivers. The region between these rivers, historically known as Mesopotamia, is considered to be the cradle of civilization of Western society. In 2003 the United States organized an . . . — Map (db m116457) HM
    Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M110 Howitzer

    The M110 203mm self-propelled howitzer, commonly known as the 8-inch, first entered service with the US Army in 1963. The M110A2 variant presently displayed included the longer M201 cannon tube of the M110A1 model and the double-baffled muzzle . . . — Map (db m101192) HM

    Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M113A2 APC

    The original M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) helped revolutionize mobile military operations when it entered service in 1960. These vehicles can carry 11 soldiers plus a driver and track commander under armored protection across hostile . . . — Map (db m101171) HM

    Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M578 LRV

    Developed and used during the Cold War, the M578 Light Recovery Vehicle (LRV) was developed to change the barrels in the M107 self-propelled 175mm gun and the M110 self-propelled 8 inch (203mm) howitzer. Once in service the mission was quickly . . . — Map (db m101207) HM

    Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M60A3 Patton Tank

    This M60A3 Main Battle Tank (MBT) is a fully tracked, armored, combat vehicle operated by a crew of four consisting of a driver, gunner, loader, and a tank commander. The vehicle is powered by a 750 horsepower V-12 air cooled compression ignition . . . — Map (db m12572) HM

    Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Francisco de Miranda
    1977 Lorenzo Gonzalez Even on a windless day the cape swirls around this hero of three revolutionary wars. As a young man, Francisco de Miranda (1750-1816) commanded Spanish forces in support of the American Revolution. Later the native . . . — Map (db m106566) HM
    Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Joseph Bonaparte — (1768-1844)
    The elder brother of Napoleon and deposed king of Naples & Spain lived here, 1815-1816. The house was built about 1813. During Joseph's occupancy here, this was a gathering place for Bonapartist refugees & other French nationals. — Map (db m146574) HM
    Puerto Rico (San Juan Municipality), San Juan — Attacks on the Islet — Ataques a la Isleta
    Attacks on the Islet Since the early 16th century, the port of San Juan became one of the most important in the Americans. As as result, the city was attacked several times by European powers interested in controlling the port. The . . . — Map (db m147347) HM
    South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Lord William Craven — (1606-1697)
    Colonel in the English Civil War Lord Proprietor of New Jersey Foreign Military Service On Privy Council of King Died at 89, Unmarried. — Map (db m50940) HM
    South Carolina (Richland County), Columbia — Sir John Colleton — (1608-1666)
    Colonel in English Civil War Gallant Naval Officer Retired to Barbados County Named for Him — Map (db m50941) HM
    Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — Founding of the Mission and Origin of Name
    The San Antonio de Padua Mission was founded in San Antonio in 1716 by the Franciscan Father, Antonio Olivares, and after merging with the San Francisco Solano Mission in 1718, it was officially founded as the San Antonio de Valero Mission. The . . . — Map (db m9228) HM
    Texas (El Paso County), El Paso — Elite Confectionary
    Elite Confectionary The Elite Confectionary was located on the ground floor of the Buckler Building and was a popular soda fountain in the early years of the 20th century. It was noted for its chocolate covered ice cream baseballs along with . . . — Map (db m37798) HM
    Texas (El Paso County), El Paso — Madero Camp
    In the spring of 1911 Pascual Orozco and Francisco "Pancho" Villa amassed their revolutionary forces on the outskirts of Ciudad Juárez and were soon joined by Francisco I. Madero. The Madero Camp, which stood across the river from this site, became . . . — Map (db m38100) HM
    Texas (El Paso County), Fort Bliss — Building 1355
    Building 1355 was one of two granaries built in 1919 for the storage and distribution of oats to feed horses and mules of Army units station from Douglas, Arizona to the Texas Big Bend. Buildings 1355 and 1361 were a part of Forage Yard No. 1, . . . — Map (db m94261) HM
    Texas (El Paso County), Fort Bliss — Building 1372
    This Wagon Scales Building was built in 1918 with a weighing platform on its south side. The building was part of Forage Yard No. 1, which provisioned cavalry horses from 1919 until 1943. Two granaries, a small stone latrine and eleven open haysheds . . . — Map (db m93906) HM
    Texas (El Paso County), Fort Bliss — Mexican War Refugee Camp
    On November 5, 1913, Pancho Villa's revolutionary forces attacked Chihuahua City, Mexico. Mexican Federal Administrators, Mexican Army troops and their families, and many other refugees evacuated the city. They traveled east to Ojinaga via train and . . . — Map (db m94263) HM
    Texas (El Paso County), Fort Bliss — Quarters 236 Sheridan
    These quarters served as temporary housing for Lieutenant George S. Patton, Jr. in 1915 when he arrived to join the 8th Cavalry Regiment. Patton lived here a short time with two other officers; one of whom employed a cook. Patton then deployed to . . . — Map (db m101371) HM
    Texas (Galveston County), Galveston — 11889 — Franklin-Wandless House
    Built in 1886 to replace a house destroyed in the great Strand fire, this was the home of Robert Morris and Sarah Franklin. Robert Franklin (1839-1923) was the son of Benjamin C. Franklin, the Battle of San Jacinto veteran for whom Franklin County . . . — Map (db m59423) HM
    Texas (Galveston County), Galveston — Near Campsites of Louis-Michel Aury and Francisco Xavier Mina
    A bivouac in late 1816 and early 1817 for an oddly mixed group of soldiers from many nations joined in the common purpose of freeing Mexico from Spain. Under two spirited leaders-- Mina (1789-1817), an impetuous young Spanish general, and Aury . . . — Map (db m30446) HM
    Texas (Galveston County), Texas City — 11584 — U.S. Army Camp at Texas City
    An increasing number of disturbances along Texas' Rio Grande border after Civil War broke out in Mexico in 1910 prompted U. S. President William Taft to consider increasing the U. S. Military presence in the area. Hugh B. Moore, Texas City . . . — Map (db m150468) HM
    Texas (Goliad County), Fannin — 4726 — Site of Battle of El Perdido
    During 1810 - 1819 efforts to expel Spain from Texas, a bloody clash occurred here on June 19, 1817, between the forces of Col. Antonio Martinez, last Spanish governor of Texas, and a Mexican Republican Army of invasion that was on its way to attack . . . — Map (db m131944) HM
    Texas (Val Verde County), Langtry — 13173 — William H. Dodd
    Born in 1868, England native William H. Dodd settled in Val Verde County by 1894, establishing a ranch and general merchandise store. He also served as postmaster, operating the post office from his store, which occupied this site for many years. . . . — Map (db m5800) HM
    Virginia (York County), Yorktown — Baron De Viomenil
    This able French officer, who headquartered here, had heavy responsibilities. He directed the French army’s march to Virginia. He planned the assault on Redoubt 9. A decade after serving the cause of Revolution here, he met his death opposing it in . . . — Map (db m11146) HM
    West Virginia (Hardy County), Old Fields — Battle of Moorefield — Where the Fighting Started
    The Confederate cavalry brigade of Gen. Bradley T. Johnson bivouacked in the fields to your left on August 7, 1864. Willow Wall (built ca. 1830), visible to your left down the road, was Johnson’s headquarters. Johnson’s brigade and that of Gen. . . . — Map (db m48970) HM

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