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By Cosmos Mariner, May 11, 2015
Centreville Cemetery Marker
GEOGRAPHIC SORT WITH USA FIRST
|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|
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|
| . . . — — Map (db m156410) WM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
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|
|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|
|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|
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|
|Fourth county seat
DeKalb County, Alabama
Feb. 1, 1841 — May 1, 1878 — — Map (db m156259) HM|
|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|
|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|
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|
|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|
|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|
| 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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|“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|
|Among early settlers were Price, Houston, Greathouse, Rison, Blackwell, Buckingham and Bland. Perryville was named after Commodore Oliver H. Perry, established as a county seat 1840 and incorporated as a town in 1878. First church organized in Rison . . . — — Map (db m156771) HM|
|The first court house in Perry County, created in 1840, was erected in 1841 in what is known as the Old Town of Perryville. This house was burned in 1850. In 1871 a court house was built on the present location, in the New Town of Perryville. This . . . — — Map (db m156774) HM|
|Perry County men served on both sides in the Civil War. Many enlisted in Company B, 1st Arkansas Mounted Volunteers, the Perry County Rangers, in 1861. Later designated the 3rd Arkansas Cavalry, the troops fought for the Confederacy east of the . . . — — Map (db m156837) HM|
|Est. 1963 Jail built in 1892 by Isaack Kunkel — — Map (db m156876) HM|
| Located two and a half miles south was Monrovia, the first county seat of Yell County, and home of William Peavey. Monrovia holds the distinction of having the first post office in the county interior, established February 1828 with W.H. Peavey . . . — — Map (db m156872) HM|
|The first court house in Yell County was erected in 1840, at Danville. About 1885, another court house was erected at Dardanelle, and since then the county has maintained two seats of justice. The county was named for Governor Archibald Yell. — — Map (db m156865) HM|
|(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|
| 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|
|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|
|Visited by Padre Garces (1776) while following Old Horse Thief Trace later known as Joe Walker Trail. Fremont stopped here (1844). The famished Jayhawk Party (1850) found water here while struggling from Death Valley to Los Angeles. Still later was . . . — — Map (db m156684) HM|
|Willow Springs was a stage station on the Los Angeles-Havilah Stage Lines, 1864-1874. From here light traffic went through Oak Creek Pass via Tehachapi to Havilah and Kernville; heavy traffic went northwest to the Inyo mines, or via Jawbone Canyon . . . — — Map (db m156685) HM|
| The Schoolhouse Bell once hung in the original Calabasas School, a one
room Victorian style building with a bell tower, which was constructed in
1890 at 24454 Calabasas Road. Around 1925, a new Spanish Colonial
Revival style structure was built . . . — — Map (db m156887) HM|
|William C. Masson received a land patent in 1904 for 160
acres during the "Homesteading Days” of the early 1900s.
The Masson House was strategically located on Old Topanga
Canyon Road, the only route to Santa Monica, where the
Port of Los . . . — — Map (db m156885) HM|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|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|
|The arch was originally constructed in 1926 to attract
visitors to John Evans Olmstead's Live Oak Manor Cacti
Gardens, a point of interest frequented by tourists and
sightseers along the "old” San Fernando Road, today's
Sierra Highway. The . . . — — Map (db m156748) HM|
| The Oscars of Television
If Hollywood could make its mark as the movie capital, then North Hollywood could make television its own.
In 1928, one year after North Hollywood acquired its name, Philo Farnsworth demonstrated the first . . . — — Map (db m156624) HM|
|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|
| North American P-51D Mustang
The etching above, taken from an illustration by artist Jean-Luc Beghin, depicts a P-51 Mustang cockpit. The airplane was designed and manufactured in only 100 days by North American Aviation located in El . . . — — Map (db m156721) HM|
| "This building was originally constructed during the 1860's boom years, a period of unprecedented growth and prosperity in Truckee's history. Its builder, and purported
occupant, George Schaffer was a legendary figure that helped shape Truckee's . . . — — Map (db m156891) HM|
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|
|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|
America's first coast to coast road
Site of Original Wiggins
Trading Post serving travelers
along the Lincoln Highway — — Map (db m156556) HM|
|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|
* Richard Norton Coupe.
* Thomas Shields De Haven.
* Lewis A. Griffith.
* James McDermott.
* Wm. V. Schleiger.
Made the supreme sacrifice.
Adair. E M. ·
Adams. J.W. ·
Alviso, A.I. ·
Anderson, H. ·
Baatz, F. · . . . — — Map (db m156560) WM|
|This famous tavern and stage stop was located 21 miles from San Jose on the road to Monterey. The 21-Mile House was built in 1852 by William Host beneath a spreading oak that later was called the Vasquez Tree. The house was sold to William Tennant . . . — — Map (db m156621) HM|
|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|
|On September 3, 1777, an American Light Infantry Corps composed of Continental soldiers from New Jersey, North Carolina, Pennsylvania, and Virginia, with militia from Pennsylvania and Delaware, was stationed west of Christina Creek between Aikentown . . . — — Map (db m156783) HM|
|On 3 September 1777 an American light infantry corps under the command of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged British and Hessian forces here in the Battle of Cooch's Bridge. Maxwell's Corps was composed of soldiers from New Jersey, North . . . — — Map (db m156785) HM|
|If you are just "passing through" or are a new resident or even a life-long Delawarean, we hope to spark your interest in the varied activities available in the Pencader Hundred Area. Whether your are experiencing these for the first time or . . . — — Map (db m156789) HM|
|[caption at upper left]
A 250 million year old fossilized sea shell found in the Pencader Area
Delaware is the second smallest state in the country. However, we played an important role in the formation of the nation. . . . — — Map (db m156790) HM|
| 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 m156791) HM|
|Left Column Delaware is the second smallest state in the country. However, we played an important role in the formation of the nation. Caesar Rodney rode from Lewes to Philadelphia to cast the deciding vote for independence in 1776. We were . . . — — Map (db m156793) HM|
|The Iron Hill Museum is dedicated to the study of human and natural history of the Iron Hill Area. The Museum is currently engaged in a project to restore the Iron Hill School #112C and document the experiences of African-American students who . . . — — Map (db m156794) HM|
| The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — — Map (db m156795) HM|
|Delaware boundaries are made up of three distinct lines.
* The 12-mile radius, surveyed 1701.
** The Transpeninsular Line, surveyed 1751.
*** The Mason-Dixon Line, surveyed 1763.
All the lines were completed even before Delaware became a . . . — — Map (db m156796) HM|
| What is Milling?
Milling is a process of taking whole bulbs, tubers, nuts, seeds, grains or other foods from its original size to a smaller size by pounding, grinding or rolling it until it is the consistency of a meal, flour or powder. . . . — — Map (db m156797) HM|
|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 m156798)|
|On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspach “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — — Map (db m156805) HM|
|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 m156806) HM|
|On 3 September 1777, approximately 800 Americans forming the “Special Corps” of Brigadier General William Maxwell engaged several thousand Hessian and Anspach “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — — Map (db m156807) HM|
|What is a Hundred?
A hundred is an old English subdivision of a county. Although the origin is somewhat shrouded in mystery [,] basically it was a tract of land large enough to provide a hundred men to serve in the king’s wars. In American . . . — — Map (db m156809) HM|
|In August 1777, British forces under the command of General William Howe landed at the Head of Maryland's Elk River. Their goal was the capture of Philadelphia, the capital of the young republic. On September 3, advancing troops were engaged by an . . . — — Map (db m156810) HM|
Since Meridian Hill Park opened in 1936, Washingtonians from the diverse neighborhoods surrounding the park have gathered here for performances, community events, and political protest.
When tens of thousands of people flocked to Washington, . . . — — Map (db m156670) HM|
Buchanan was our only bachelor president and relied upon his orphaned niece, Harriet Lane, to act as his First Lady during his years in the White House (1857 to 1861). In her estate, Harriet Lane Johnson made a bequest to fund a memorial to her . . . — — Map (db m156671) HM|
General Dwight D. Eisenhower
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
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|
1824-1856 — — Map (db m156528) HM|
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|
| Fort Christmas
Built in 1835
Three miles north of this marker
Erected by Orlando Chapter, D.A.R.
1951 — — Map (db m156158) HM|
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|
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|
| In recognition of the distinguished service rendered the city of Winter Park by Hamilton Holt and mark the tenth anniversary of his presidency of Rollins College the City Commission of Winter Park, on the occasion of the Rollins . . . — — Map (db m156395) HM|
| This stone is from the foundation of the farm house near Peeksville, New York in which was born, 17 July, 1850 Hon. Cornelius Armory Pugsley
Member of Congress, Trustee and Honorary Alumnus of Rollins College, founder of its Institute of . . . — — Map (db m156394) HM|
| Boulder from the farm of
Who settled at Newington, New Hampshire in 1644
Rollins College is named after the family that he founded — — Map (db m156396) HM|
has been placed on the
of Historic Places
by the United States
Department of the Interior
1932 — — Map (db m156330) HM|
| In commemoration of the fiftieth anniversary of the first meeting of the charter faculty of Rollins College held on this site
2 November 1885
And in recognition of the contribution to the establishment of Rollins made by its members; . . . — — Map (db m156320) HM|
“The Dinky” Station
The Orlando-Winter Park Railway Company
Winter Park Historical Association
1986 — — Map (db m156253) HM|
The Fiftieth Anniversary
of the decision reached 17 April 1885,
by the General Congregational
Association of Florida
to establish in Winter Park
the first institution of
higher education in . . . — — Map (db m156221) HM|
|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|
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|
|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|
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|
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|
The pine flat woods that dominated the landscape provided economic activity of the residents of the Markham area. The land was purchased by William Markham in 1875 and a vibrant African-American community developed the lumber, . . . — — Map (db m156538) HM|
|“The Senator’s” Legacy Lives on in this Clone of the Original Tree
“The Senator” was the Florida state champion Bald Cypress tree and had survived through an estimated 3,500 years of Florida’s extreme weather, . . . — — Map (db m156650) HM|
The Senator is one of the oldest and largest cypress trees in America. The Seminole Indians, and other Native American Indians who lived throughout Central Florida used this tree as a land mark. A hurricane in 1925 destroyed the . . . — — Map (db m156627) HM|
|Estimated Age & Dimensions
Age: 2,000 years
Diameter: 10 ft.
Circumference: 389 in.
Height: 89 ft.
Located 40 feet from The Senator, Lady Liberty is often referred to as the Companion tree or the Sister tree. Named by students from the . . . — — Map (db m156643) HM|
A Living Legacy in Reiter Park
The Senator II provides habitat for wildlife in Reiter Park and is a living legacy: it is a clone of a famous tree that took root thousands of years ago in a nearby forest.
The original tree, known as the . . . — — Map (db m156702) HM|
|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|
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