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By Cosmos Mariner, May 11, 2015
Centreville Cemetery Marker
1Alabama (Bibb County), Centreville — Centreville CemeteryBibb County
Centreville Cemetery is older than the town of Centreville itself. The earliest known burial is that of Willie Coleman, dated 1822, and Centreville was established in 1823. One half of the cemetery, known as Cooper Cemetery, contains mostly the . . . — Map (db m156403) HM
2Alabama (Blount County), Blountsville — Blountsville
1820-1889 seat of Blount County, a county older than the State. Named for Tennessee Governor W. G. Blount who sent Andrew Jackson to aid Alabama settlers in Creek Indian War, 1812-1814. Indian Chief Bear Meat lived here at crossing of . . . — Map (db m156445) HM
3Alabama (Blount County), Blountsville — In Honor of Those Who Served
. . . — Map (db m156410) WM
4Alabama (Blount County), Oneonta — Welcome to Oneonta
The origin and development of Oneonta was due to the coming of the Birmingham Mineral Railroad, a part of the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Because of the presence of iron ore, limestone and coal in the area, there was always a great potential . . . — Map (db m156406) HM
5Alabama (Cherokee County), Cedar Bluff — Cherokee County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all our servicemen who were in the Revolutionary War 1775-1783 War with Great Britain 1812-1814 Indian wars - various 1813-1837 War with Mexico 1846-1848 War Between the States 1861-1865 Spanish-American . . . — Map (db m156266) WM
6Alabama (Cherokee County), Cedar Bluff — Cornwall FurnaceA Victim of Union General William T. Sherman
Built in late 1862 by the Noble brothers, Cornwall Furnace was named for a similar blast iron furnace in James Noble's home state of Pennsylvania. The pig iron ingots produced from this facility were taken to the Noble Foundry in Rome where they . . . — Map (db m156264) HM
7Alabama (Cherokee County), Cedar Bluff — Cornwall Furnace Memorial Park
The furnace was constructed 1862-1863 by the Nobles Brothers Foundry from Rome, GA using financing from the Confederate States of America. Slave labor was used to dig a half mile canal upstream to the Chattooga River, which powered the airblast. A . . . — Map (db m156261) HM
8Alabama (Cullman County), Hanceville — History of a Name
Side 1 Old Indian trails leading to the Mulberry River were still fresh when a few dirt farmers began to settle just west of what is now Hanceville. From the beginning a steady stream of settlers, many of whom were German and Irish . . . — Map (db m156413) HM
9Alabama (Cullman County), Hanceville — The Little School House
The Little School House was constructed in 1898 by the men of the Garden City Colonization Society. German immigrants were lured South by the railroad land agents' promise of a new life. Almost all the families of the school children were farmers; . . . — Map (db m156412) HM
10Alabama (Cullman County), Holly Pond — First Baptist Church Holly Pond
First Baptist Church of Holy Pond was organized in 1885 as Holly Pond Missionary Baptist Church. Charter members included the families of P.R. Tennison, William Jefferson Hazelwood, Bill House, Seaborn Shaw and Isaac Barnett. Over the course of the . . . — Map (db m156417) HM
11Alabama (Cullman County), Holly Pond — The History of Holly Pond School
Side 1 In 1873, a one-room schoolhouse was built in Holly Pond in the triangle between Highway 278 and the Blountsville Road. In 1890-91, a new two-story, four-room frame structure was built on Highway 278, across from the Baptist church. . . . — Map (db m156418) HM
12Alabama (DeKalb County), Fort Payne — Lebanon
Fourth county seat DeKalb County, Alabama Feb. 1, 1841 — May 1, 1878 — Map (db m156259) HM
13Alabama (DeKalb County), Fort Payne — Lebanon Courthouse
Lebanon Courthouse was constructed during the 1840s when Lebanon, the county seat of DeKalb County, was a thriving community with inns, taverns, and government offices. This building, built for courthouse use, remained in use as a courthouse until . . . — Map (db m156255) HM
14Alabama (DeKalb County), Henagar — The Road to Chickamauga
On Aug. 29, 1863, the Union XX Army Corps under Maj. Gen. Alexander M. McCook and the Army of the Cumberland's cavalry under Maj. Gen. David S. Stanley broke camp at Stevenson, AL and crossed the Tennessee River at Caperton's Ferry. This force of . . . — Map (db m156168) HM
15Alabama (DeKalb County), Rainsville — McCurdy House
Built in 1931 by the McCurdy family, the home's interior was lined completely with cedar wood and the floor made of hand selected quarter-sawed oak. Beveled glass was in the windows and doors. Home to a delicatessen in the 1980s, plans were being . . . — Map (db m156252) HM
16Alabama (Etowah County), Gadsden — Alabama City World War II Veterans Monument
1941     1945 This plaque dedicated to and erected in honor of The men and women of Alabama City Alabama who devotedly served their country during World War II — Map (db m156366) WM
17Alabama (Etowah County), Gadsden — Alabama City, Alabama
During the year of 1890, Capt. James M. Elliott, Jr., the famed riverboat captain and industrialist, began to draw up plans for a new town about two miles west of Gadsden. Elliott's dream was to develop the town as an industrial center and . . . — Map (db m156368) HM
18Alabama (Etowah County), Rainbow City — Harmony Baptist Church
Oldest church in Etowah County. Organized Saturday, April 2, 1831, at Harmony Meeting House, which was built in 1821, by Edmond Jones at this location. It was here that the Wills Creek Baptist Association was organized in 1836, Harmony being . . . — Map (db m156370) HM
19Alabama (Etowah County), Rainbow City — Old Harmony Cemetery
In the summer of 1784 William Jones and his two young sons were among a group of families from Georgia making their way through this area following the Old High Town Path. They camped here near a large spring and planned to continue their journey . . . — Map (db m156371) HM
20Alabama (Etowah County), Rainbow City — Site of 1784 Indian Massacre
The lone survivor being Edmond Jones, 5 year old son of William and Hannah Humphries Jones, who later gave the land for the cemetery. — Map (db m156398) HM
21Alabama (Etowah County), Sardis City — Sardis City Beginnings
Sardis community derived its name from Sardis Baptist Church which was founded in 1882 on another site. There were 20 charter members. They met in a brush arbor until a building was completed in 1887, at this site. The church was a wooden, box frame . . . — Map (db m156365) HM
22Alabama (Jackson County), Bryant — Ebenezer Church
Ebenezer Baptist Church is the oldest church on the northern end of Sand Mountain. Its origins date back to an 1850s log church and school called Gordon Chapel. Renamed Ebenezer, the church became a member of the Tennessee River Baptist Association . . . — Map (db m156122) HM
23Alabama (Jackson County), Flat Rock — Flat Rock High School1911 - 1929
In 1905. the Methodist Episcopal Church. South. authorized Dr. Frank Gardner and his wife, Annie, to begin Flat Rock School In 1911, Flat Rock High School formally opened. It was the only high school on Sand Mountain north of Albertville. The North . . . — Map (db m156167) HM
24Alabama (St. Clair County), Ashville — Dalco Obed Langston
This park was dedicated on May 15, 1990 to D. O. Langston for his service to the town of Ashville, his support for senior citizens, and his enduring impact on our community. A native of Oakvale, Mississippi, Mr. Langston was born in 1904 and died . . . — Map (db m156372) HM
25Alabama (St. Clair County), Ashville — John Ash(Nov. 30, 1783 - April 1, 1872)
In 1817, John and Margaret Ash, their children, and the Rev. Thomas Newton, Margaret's father, were part of a wagon train traveling west on the old Montevallo Road. In Beaver Valley, between Ashville and Odenville, their three-year-old daughter, . . . — Map (db m156373) HM
26Alabama (St. Clair County), Whitney — Union United Methodist ChurchSt. Clair County
In 1815, Revolutionary War Veteran Captain Edward Beeson received a grant for this land for providing provisons to Andrew Jackson's Tennessee Militia. In 1830, Beeson and other community members constructed a log church here. In 1885, William . . . — Map (db m156399) HM
27Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), Tuscaloosa — Brown's Dollar Store
Abe Brown established Brown’s Dollar Store in 1898 & moved to this site in 1906. He built this building in 1926. The business became Brown’s Department Store & continued on this site until 1978. Plaque erected by Heritage Commission of . . . — Map (db m156515) HM
28Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), Tuscaloosa — Medeiros PointIn Honor of Captain Mike — June 5th, 1946 — December 9th, 2005 —
Mike Medeiros was affectionately known by the community as Captain Mike. Captain Mike always greeted his passengers on the Bama Belle Riverboat with energy, optimism and a desire to make their experience a wonderful memory. He was a role model for . . . — Map (db m156404) HM
29Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), Tuscaloosa — Phi Gamma Delta Theta Chapter House
On this site in 1914, Theta Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta built the first Chapter House located on the campus of the University of Alabama. The house was the first structure on what became known as Fraternity Row, later known as "Old Row." That house, . . . — Map (db m156516) HM
30Alabama (Tuscaloosa County), Tuscaloosa — TushkalusaThe Indian Chieftain — Mauvila Oct. 18, 1540 —
“He was the suzerain of many territories, and of a numerous people, being equally feared by his vassals and the neighboring nations.” — Map (db m156405) HM
31Arizona (Coconino County), Page — Major John Wesley Powell1834-1902
Major John Wesley Powell 1834-1902 Explorer of the Colorado River 1869 and 1871-72 On August 3, 1869, Powell wrote in his journal: ”…we have a curious ensemble of wonderful features — carved walls, royal arches, glens, alcove . . . — Map (db m155893) HM
32Arizona (Coconino County), Page — Wicket GatesReclamation: Managing Water in the West
Hydroelectric power is produced when water under pressure flows through electrical generating equipment. Water entering the turbine flows through a series of louvers called wicket gates arranged in a ring around the turbine inlet. The amount of . . . — Map (db m155898) HM
33Arizona (Maricopa County), Tempe — Site of Goodwin Stadium 1936-1978
Site of Goodwin Stadium Named for Garfield Goodwin, past mayor of Tempe, member of the Arizona State Teachers College Board of Education and reciever for the 1899 Tempe "Normals" football squad. The Normals defeated the University of Arizona at . . . — Map (db m156169) HM
34Arkansas (Izard County), Calico Rock — City HallNational Register of Historic Places
City Hall has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m155968) HM
35Arkansas (Lawrence County), Powhatan — Powhatan Courthouse State ParkNortheast Arkansas Discovery Tour
In 1815 Lawrence County was formed from the Territory of Missouri. It became part of the Arkansas Territory in 1819 when Missouri became a state. Thirty-one other counties were formed from Lawrence County, giving it the name, "Mother of Counties." . . . — Map (db m155965) HM
36Arkansas (Stone County), Mountain View — City of Mountain View
Incorporated August, 1890 Time Capsule Sealed Centennial Celebration August 11, 1990 — Map (db m155978) HM
37Arkansas (Stone County), Mountain View — Our Stone County Sons
In Loving Remembrance of Our Stone County Sons who paid the supreme price of their lives in the First World War, the Second World War, the Korean War, and the Vietnam War, and who now await reunion with us in eternity as we, their friends and . . . — Map (db m155979) WM
38Arkansas (Stone County), Pleasant Grove — Legend
In 1864 Gen Jo Shelby moving from Clarksville to Batesville passed through Richwoods and Buckhorn at this place known then as Buckhorn. His advance met Bill Williams commanding a Federal Company. A battle was fought. 47 were killed and 2 captured. — Map (db m155958) HM
39California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Berkeley Municipal PierBerkeley History — 1926 —
Berkeley's original shoreline was about where Second Street and the eastern side of Aquatic Park are located today. In 1853 a private wharf was built at the foot of what is now Delaware Street, and a working waterfront with factories and piers . . . — Map (db m155983) HM
40California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Harpoon Cannon(Whaling Gun)
The whaling gun below this plaque came off the ship; “Cody.” Gib Hunter was the Captain of the ship and was the last of the whalers to operate off the West Coast. Captain Hunter presented this whaling gun to Bud Spenger. — Map (db m155984) HM
41California (Contra Costa County), El Cerrito — Blooming Business
(front or street side:) "At four in the morning they would start preparing the flowers for market. Grandfather would carefully put the flowers in a basket and sling it over his shoulder. Grandmother, carrying a lantern, would lead him . . . — Map (db m156299) HM
42California (Contra Costa County), San Ramon — History of Ramona Park
In 1906, the Meese family opened a 10-acre group picnic site, Ramona Park, on their ranch next to the Southern Pacific Railroad line, thus opening the first "park” in the San Ramon Valley. Ramona Park's location west of the Iron Horse . . . — Map (db m156284) HM
43California (Inyo County), Bishop — Project Sierra Wave
Fifty years ago, the eastern edge of the Sierra Nevada was the site of intense atmospheric research to explore the cause and dynamics of the newly appreciated and powerful mountain wave phenomenon known locally as the Sierra Wave. This . . . — Map (db m156150) HM
44California (Kern County), Arvin — Arvin-Sierra Glider Port1937-1941
Located on the hills in front of you, on the historic Tejon Ranch, the Arvin-Sierra Glider Port was the site for the West Coast Soaring Championships. Many of America’s famous glider pilots made record flights from here, soaring over the mountains . . . — Map (db m156337) HM
45California (Kern County), Boron — Borax
In the 1880s, the famous twenty-mule teams hauled borax from mines in Death Valley to the railroad junction in Mojave. The wagon route passed just north of here. In 1925, a huge deposit of borax ores was discovered near Boron. By the . . . — Map (db m155972) HM
46California (Los Angeles County), Crescenta Highlands — Crescenta Valley ParkGerman-American History
Between 1934 and 1957, most of this area in Crescenta Valley Community Regional Park, west of Dunsmore Avenue and south of Honolulu Avenue, was a private park owned by the German-American League. The private park, named Hindenburg Park in memorial . . . — Map (db m156524) HM WM
47California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — Doctors’ HouseCirca 1890
The Doctors’ House, a Glendale Landmark, is named for the three prominent physicians Dr. G.V. Bogue, Dr. D.W. Hunt, and Dr. A.L. Bryant, and for Dr. L.H. Hurtt, chemist, who made it their home. One of the few remaining residences of Queen Anne . . . — Map (db m156338) HM
48California (Los Angeles County), Mission Hills — Mission Dam
Rubble masonry water storage dam built by San Fernando Mission Indians in 1808. Water flowed to the mission via a tiled pipe. — Map (db m156523) HM
49California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — End of an EraCharlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”
Near where you are now standing, silent film comic Charlie Chaplin, with Paulette Goddard at his side, appeared in the final scene of the epic comedy Modern Times. The film was released on February 5, 1936, nearly ten years into the talkie . . . — Map (db m156484) HM
50California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — El Camino Real Mission Bell
On July 16, 1769, padre Junipero Serra dedicated the first of 21 missions to be established in Alta California. These missions along what is today known as El Camino Real are located one day's ride apart. Mission bells symbolizing the founding . . . — Map (db m155801) HM
51California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Invention of the Cheeseburger
On this site in 1924, sixteen year-old Lionel Sternberger first put cheese on a hamburger and served it to a customer, thereby inventing the cheeseburger. The 'Aristocratic Burger' at the Rite Spot is the first instance of a hamburger with cheese . . . — Map (db m156407) HM
52California (San Diego County), San Diego — Point Loma
[Marker #1] In commemoration of the early aviation pioneers that flew American designed and manufactured sailplanes in San Diego. These aviators are remembered by those who flew after them and the citizens of San Diego. John C. Barstow . . . — Map (db m156384) HM
53California (San Joaquin County), French Camp — 935 — California Chicory Works
The partnership of C.A. Bachmann and Charles H.W. Brandt, formed in 1885, was the largest chicory supplier in America while operating at this site during the 1890's. Chicory roots are roasted, ground, and used as a mixture with or substitute for . . . — Map (db m156499) HM
54California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — America's First Coast-to-Coast RoadHistoric Lincoln Highway
(First panel:) America's first coast to coast road Established 1913 (Second panel:) 1924-1967 Site of Original Wiggins Trading Post serving travelers along the Lincoln Highway — Map (db m156556) HM
55California (San Joaquin County), Tracy — Banta Inn
Originally built as a two storey saloon / sporting house in 1879 by Frank Gallegos, reputed former member of Joaquin Murrieta's band. The inn has continued as a saloon to this day. The inn suffered a major fire in 1937 and was . . . — Map (db m156497) HM
56California (Santa Clara County), Campbell — The Ainsley House
The Ainsley House is an architectural gem and a beautifully preserved example of English Tudor Revival complete with the original furnishings from the 1920's. It is also the final home of an important individual who made significant contributions . . . — Map (db m156294) HM
57California (Yolo County), Davis — First Bicycle Lanes in Davis
In the early 1960's, conflicts between bicyclists and vehicles were increasing as Davis and UC Davis both grew rapidly. Petitions from residents requested the creation of bicycle lanes and bike parking as the town developed. In 1965, local . . . — Map (db m156227) HM
58California (Yolo County), Davis — The Bentley House513 F Street — Old North Davis Historic Resource Home —
You are standing in what was the north grain field on the original Jerome Davis farm (1858). This home was constructed at the edge of Davis in 1910 by local builder James Elzy Wire. It is a fine example of the craftsman bungalow, and because of its . . . — Map (db m156224) HM
59Colorado (Adams County), Commerce City — South Plants Fabrica Sur
Above this sign, a mile away, 230 buildings once stood. The U.S. Army constructed South Plants in 1942 to produce chemical weapons for World War II — Map (db m156147) HM
60Colorado (Routt County), Steamboat Springs — Steamboat Springs DepotNational Register of Historic Places
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m155799) HM
61Colorado (Routt County), Steamboat Springs — Sulphur SpringTemperature: 72°
”Back to their springs, like the rain shall fill them full of refreshment.” —Longfellow The most fragrant of the springs is the Sulphur Spring, with it odiferous sulphur gas, regarded by the native Indian tribes as . . . — Map (db m155854) HM
62Colorado (Routt County), Steamboat Springs — The Changing Yampa
For hundreds of years before the first settlers’ arrival in the valley, the Yampatika Utes enjoyed the beauty and resources of the Yampa Valley for their summer hunting. In the early 1800s, trappers began arriving, calling the area The Big Bend . . . — Map (db m155800) HM
63Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — ChapelFort DuPont
Fort DuPont’s chapel was constructed in 1941 to meet the spiritual needs of soldiers preparing to go abroad. The spire on this chapel indicates its non-denominational status. The Army considered wooden structures “temporary.” Most of . . . — Map (db m156151) HM
64Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-144 — Sgt. William Lloyd NelsonCongressional Medal of Honor Recipient
William Lloyd Nelson was born near Dover, Delaware, on February 22, 1918. He was the son of J. Clarence and Carrie Phillips Nelson. Following his family's move to a farm near Middletown, he was educated in the public schools of the community. He . . . — Map (db m155759) HM
65Delaware (New Castle County), Middletown — NC-214 — Union Lodge No. 5 A.F.&A.M.
Chartered on June 24, 1765 by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania A.Y.M., Lodge No. 5 at Cantwell's Bridge (later known as Odessa) became the first Masonic lodge established in Delaware. The lodge was admitted to membership under the Grand Lodge of . . . — Map (db m155836) HM
66Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — NC-25 — Landing Place of William Penn
Near here October 27, 1682, William Penn first stepped on American soil. He proceeded to the fort and performed Livery of Seisin. “He took the key, thereof,…we did deliver unto him 1 turf with a twig upon it, a porringer with river water and . . . — Map (db m156292) HM
67Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — NC-158 — St. John's Lodge No. 2Grand Lodge of Delaware, A.F.&A.M.
First chartered by the Grand Lodge of Pennsylvania as Lodge No. 33 on April 3, 1781. Early meetings were held alternately at Christiana Bridge and New Castle. This was one of four Lodges whose representatives gathered in Wilmington on June 6 and 7, . . . — Map (db m156139) HM
68Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Geology
[caption at upper left] A 250 million year old fossilized sea shell found in the Pencader Area Location Delaware is the second smallest state in the country. However, we played an important role in the formation of the nation. . . . — Map (db m155809) HM
69Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Pencader Heritage Museum
The Pencader Heritage Museum and Research Center highlights artifacts that reflect life in Pencader Hundred from the Colonial Era through the Afghanistan War. Our rotating displays reveal the rich heritage to be found in this area. We have items of . . . — Map (db m155833)
70Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Preserving the History of the Battlefield
The flagpole and flag were placed here to memorialize the commitment of the Coach family that has spent generations preserving the area of the Battlefield. [Inscription under the photo in the upper left] The Cooch family has resided at . . . — Map (db m155829) HM
71Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch’s Bridge
On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspack “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — Map (db m156288) HM
72Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch's Bridge
On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspack “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — Map (db m155942) HM
73Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Battle of Cooch's Bridge
On September 3, 1777 over 800 Americans forming the Light Infantry Corps of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged about 2,000 British Light Infantry and Hessian and Anspach "Jägers" (light infantry) in a series of skirmishes ending at . . . — Map (db m155944) HM
74District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest Federal Center — Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial
General Dwight D. Eisenhower Supreme Commander Allied Expeditionary Force 1944 - 1945 Dwight D. Eisenhower 34th President of the United States 1953 - 1961
Because no man is really a man who has lost out of . . . — Map (db m156474) HM WM
75Florida (Citrus County), Floral City — Whistle Markers
Whistle markers were placed along the track ¼ mile before every road crossing, in both directions. They alerted the engineer to blow his train whistle. The horizontal bars on this concrete whistle marker — two wide, one narrow, one wide . . . — Map (db m156006) HM
76Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Clara Barton1821-1912 — Founder of the American Red Cross —
Clarissa 'Clara' Harlowe Barton traveled through Tampa, in 1898, on her way to and from Cuba during the Spanish American War. Barton often stayed at the home of J. Mack Towne, which was located just north of this marker at 350 Plant Avenue. There . . . — Map (db m156548) HM
77Florida (Hillsborough County), Thonotosassa — Military Road
Fort Brooke to Fort King 1824-1856 — Map (db m156528) HM
78Florida (Lake County), Mount Dora — Sonnentag Theater at the Icehouse
In 1948, The Icehouse Players came into being when a handful of determined folks volunteered six months of sweat equity to renovate the former Mount Dora Ice Company at 120 Charles Avenue into a community theater. The original footprint was . . . — Map (db m155859) HM
79Florida (Lee County), Boca Grande — Boca Grande United Methodist ChurchEst. July 10, 1910
Side1 The oldest church on the island. On Jan.10, 1910 the Rev. D.B. Sweat was sent to minister to the needs of the growing community. Six months later the church was chartered with 17 members as Boca Grande Methodist Episcopal Church, South. The . . . — Map (db m156467) HM
80Florida (Levy County), Cedar Key — F-584 — The Cedar Keys: Pencils, Lumber, Palm Fiber and Brushes
(Side 1) Harvesting redcedars (a form of juniper) for pencil manufacturing, along with pines and baldcypress for lumber, was of great importance to the Cedar Keys and the early development of North Florida in the late 1800s and early 1900s. . . . — Map (db m155931) HM
81Florida (Orange County), Christmas — Fort Christmas
Fort Christmas Built in 1835 Three miles north of this marker Erected by Orlando Chapter, D.A.R. 1951 Map (db m156158) HM
82Florida (Orange County), Oviedo — White’s Wharf(Clifton Springs)
North of this marker on Lake Jessup are warm sulphur springs, near which John and William Bartram camped during their excursion up the Saint Johns River in 1765-1766. In the late 1870’s, W.G. White built a store here, bringing goods by . . . — Map (db m156161) HM
83Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — F-1075 — Albin Polasek Home and Studio
This property was the retirement home of internationally-renowned artist Albin Polasek from 1950 until his death in 1965. He is heralded as one of 20th century America’s foremost sculptors. Born in 1879 in Frenstat, Moravia (now Czech Republic), . . . — Map (db m156195) HM
84Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — Knowles Memorial ChapelRollins College
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Knowles Memorial Chapel 1932 — Map (db m156330) HM
85Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — The Fiftieth AnniversaryRollins College
To commemorate The Fiftieth Anniversary of the decision reached 17 April 1885, by the General Congregational Association of Florida to establish in Winter Park Rollins College the first institution of higher education in . . . — Map (db m156221) HM
86Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — Ward House
Built in 1883 by The Reverend Charles W. Ward, This house was used in 1885–1886 by Rollins College as the first dormitory for women. In grateful appreciation of the training received by them at Rollins, this tablet is placed . . . — Map (db m156204) HM
87Florida (Sarasota County), Manasota Beach — Joseph Daniel Anderson
Side 1 After the Civil War, many Georgians moved their families to Southern Florida. Joseph Daniel "Jody" Anderson, born in Georgia in 1867, was a child when his father moved to the Tampa/Sara Sota area. In 1884, Joseph became the head of the . . . — Map (db m156335) HM
88Florida (Sarasota County), Sarasota — New Edzell Castle: 1914-1959/Bird Key
New Edzell Castle: 1914-1959 The first mansion built on Bird Key was New Edzell Castle, named for Davidella "Davie" Lindsay Worcester's ancestral home in Scotland. Coming to Sarasota for health reasons in 1905, Davie saw Bird Key while boating . . . — Map (db m156532) HM
89Florida (Sarasota County), Sarasota — Riverview High School
Side 1 Riverview High School originally consisted of modern steel and glass structures set among tall native pines in Sarasota's developing suburbs. When the school opened in 1958, it became known internationally for its innovative architecture, . . . — Map (db m156534) HM
90Florida (Sarasota County), Venice — Woodmere
Side 1 The Manasota Land and Timber Company purchased over 80,000 acres of land and the Gulf Coast Railway Company from Southern Investment Company of Baltimore, Maryland, in 1917. This land was south of the Palmer properties in Venice and . . . — Map (db m156530) HM
91Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Michelle Akers
Leading scorer in Women’s World Cup history with 12 goals, Michelle is a resident of Oviedo, FL who trained at Sylvan Lake Park. Member of the Gold Medal winning U.S. Women’s National at the 1996 Olympic games and the Silver Medal winning team at . . . — Map (db m156510) HM
92Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Sylvan Lake Park
Established in 1993 as an official U.S. Soccer Federation Training site. In 1994 designated as an official World Cup Training site. National teams from Canada, China, Ireland, Sweden, United Arab Emirates and United States have trained here. . . . — Map (db m156440) HM
93Florida (Seminole County), Sanford — Turpentine Industry
(Side 1) Shortly before the turn of the century until the late 1930’s, Seminole County’s pine lands were dotted throughout with numerous small turpentine distilleries or “stills.” These stills produced turpentine, tar, pitch, . . . — Map (db m156436) HM
94Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — Our Native Son Lieutenant General Ronald L. Bailey
Side 1 General Bailey was born and once played in/shared the culture of the neighborhood of West Augustine, directed by his parents and the elementary school personnel. Born during the civil rights era which was spearheaded locally by Florida . . . — Map (db m156555) HM
95Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1164A — Humphreys' BrigadeMcLaw's Division — Longstreet's Corps —
Humphreys' Brigade. McLaws' Division - Longstreet's Corps. Brigadier General Benjamin G. Humphreys. September 20, 1863, 7 A.M. 13th Mississippi - Lieutenant Colonel Kennon McElroy. 17th Mississippi - Lieutenant Colonel John C. . . . — Map (db m155860) HM
96Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Machen Square EastCity of Brunswick
Machen Square originally called “Machen Place,” is the northernmost of the original colonial squares along Newcastle Street. For the century of the city’s existence, there was little development on either side of Machen Square. In the . . . — Map (db m155733) HM
97Georgia (Glynn County), Brunswick — Machen Square East — City of Brunswick —
The Journey Back to Machen Square In January, 1958, the First National Bank of Brunswick sold its landmark building (left) on Machen Square West to the S.H. Kress Company, and the 64-year-old structure was demolished. The owner of the . . . — Map (db m155869) HM
98Georgia (Glynn County), Jekyll Island — Captain Clarks CottageJekyll Island Museum
Loyalty & Untiring Devotion James Clark was Captain of boats for the Jekyll Island Club. Over his 40 year tenure he saw many changes that shaped his life. People relied upon him and his launch to transport them and their supplies to and . . . — Map (db m155955) HM
99Georgia (Glynn County), Jekyll Island — Enigma of the IslandPulitzer-Albright Cottage Site — Jekyll Island Museum —
Joseph Pulitzer was one of the first 53 charter members of the Jekyll Island Club. He purchased his shares from Newton Finney, the Club’s mastermind. Among the members of the Club, Pulitzer was an anomaly. He was a Democrat, whereas most . . . — Map (db m155911) HM
100Georgia (Glynn County), Jekyll Island — McEvers Bayard Brown Oak
McEvers Bayard Brown Oak Centenarian Tree recognized by the Live Oak Society of the Louisiana Garden Club Federation, Inc. This tree consists of a cluster of five trunks growing from the stump of a single live oak harvested between . . . — Map (db m155960) HM

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