“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
585 entries match your criteria. The first 100 are listed. Next 100 ⊳

Markers Published After 9/16/2020

Centreville Cemetery Marker image, Touch for more information
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), 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
15Alabama (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
16Alabama (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
17Alabama (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
18Alabama (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
19Alabama (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
20Alabama (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
21Alabama (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
22Alabama (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
23Alabama (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
24Alabama (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
25Alabama (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
26Alabama (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
27Alabama (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
28Alabama (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
29Arkansas (Perry County), Perryville — City of Perryville
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
30Arkansas (Perry County), Perryville — D-14 — Perry County Court House
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
31Arkansas (Perry County), Perryville — 74 — Perry County in the Civil War
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
32Arkansas (Sebastian County), Greenwood — Old Jail Museum
Est. 1963 Jail built in 1892 by Isaack Kunkel — Map (db m156876) HM
33Arkansas (Yell County), Belleville — Monrovia
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
34Arkansas (Yell County), Danville — C-14 — Yell County First Court House
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
35California (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
36California (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
37California (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
38California (Kern County), Rosamond — 130 — Willow SpringsCalifornia Historical Landmark
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
39California (Kern County), Rosamond — 130 — Willow SpringsCalifornia Historical Landmark
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
40California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — 7 — Calabasas Schoolhouse BellCity of Calabasas Historic Landmark
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
41California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — 1 — Masson HouseCity of Calabasas Historic Landmark
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
42California (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
43California (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
44California (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
45California (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
46California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — Live Oak Manor Rock Arch
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
47California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — Academy of Television Arts & Sciences
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
48California (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
49California (Los Angeles County), Westchester — Flight PathAviation Walk of Honor
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
50California (Nevada County), Truckee — George Schaffer House
"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
51California (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
52California (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
53California (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
54California (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
55California (San Joaquin County), Tracy — Tracy World War I Memorial and Honor Roll
In Honor * 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
56California (Santa Clara County), Morgan Hill — 259 — Site of 21-Mile House
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
57Delaware (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
58Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-41 — American PositionBattle of Cooch's Bridge
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
59Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Delaware's Field of Valor
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
60Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Enjoy the Pencader Area Today
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
61Delaware (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 m156790) HM
62Delaware (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 m156791) HM
63Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — In the BeginningFormation of the Delmarva Peninsula
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
64Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Iron Hill School #112CPreserving History: The African-American Community of Iron Hill
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
65Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
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
66Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Mason Dixon Line & the Boundaries of Delaware
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
67Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Milling in Pencader Hundred
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
68Delaware (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 m156798)
69Delaware (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 Anspach “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — Map (db m156805) HM
70Delaware (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 m156806) 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 Anspach “Jagers” (light infantry) and British light infantry in the . . . — Map (db m156807) HM
72Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Hundreds of Delaware
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
73Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — NC-182 — The Philadelphia CampaignBattle of Cooch's Bridge
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
74District of Columbia (Washington), Columbia Heights — A Gathering Place for WashingtoniansMeridian Hill Park, National Historic Landmark — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
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
75District of Columbia (Washington), Columbia Heights — James BuchananDiplomat, Statesman, and Fifteenth President of the United States — Meridian Hill Park, National Historic Landmark —
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
76District 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
77Florida (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
78Florida (Hillsborough County), Thonotosassa — Military Road
Fort Brooke to Fort King 1824-1856 — Map (db m156528) 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 (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
81Florida (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
82Florida (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
83Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — Hamilton HoltRollins College
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
84Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — Hon. Cornelius Amory PugsleyPugsley Hall — Rollins College —
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
85Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — James RollinsKathleen W. Rollins Hall — Rollins College —
Boulder from the farm of James Rollins Who settled at Newington, New Hampshire in 1644 Rollins College is named after the family that he founded — Map (db m156396) HM
86Florida (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
87Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — Rollins College Fiftieth Anniversary
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
88Florida (Orange County), Winter Park — The Dinky StationRollins College
Site of “The Dinky” Station Originally The Orlando-Winter Park Railway Company 1889 -1967 Winter Park Historical Association 1986 Map (db m156253) HM
89Florida (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
90Florida (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
91Florida (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
92Florida (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
93Florida (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
94Florida (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
95Florida (Seminole County), Lake Mary — Markham
(Side 1) 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
96Florida (Seminole County), Longwood — "The Phoenix"…
“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
97Florida (Seminole County), Longwood — Big Tree
(Side 1) 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
98Florida (Seminole County), Longwood — Lady Liberty
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
99Florida (Seminole County), Longwood — The Senator II
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
100Florida (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

585 entries matched your criteria. The first 100 are listed above. Next 100 ⊳
Paid Advertisement
Sep. 28, 2020