“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Markers Published After 11/20/2020

Archaic Marker with reconstructed mound in background. image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, November 21, 2020
Archaic Marker with reconstructed mound in background.
1Alabama (Calhoun County), Oxford — Archaic9,500 BC to 1,250 BC — Choccolocco Park Interpretive Trail —
The Archaic period covers a vast expanse of time (8,250 years). Many changes occurred during the Archaic period. For example, the climate and vegetation that Early Archaic people saw was much different than the climate and vegetation that Late . . . — Map (db m160554) HM
2Alabama (Cullman County), Holly Pond — Governor Guy Hunt
Guy Hunt was born June 17, 1933, in Holly Pond, Alabama, to William Otto and Orene Holcomb Hunt. Guy grew up on the family farm and graduated from Holly Pond High School in 1950 as salutatorian of his class at age sixteen. He married Helen Chambers, . . . — Map (db m160663) HM
3Alabama (Cullman County), Holly Pond — Holly Pond CemeteryEstablished 1894 — Listed in Alabama Historic Cemetery Register 2014 —
Marked by an antique arch, the Holly Pond Cemetery encompasses 10 acres and a chapel built in 1975. The site was chosen to replace the burial ground in the center of town and make room for the town to grow. The first acre was deeded to the deacons . . . — Map (db m160676) HM
4Alabama (Cullman County), Holly Pond — Veterans Memorial
dedicated to the men and women who served in the United States armed forces — Map (db m160672) WM
5Alabama (Cullman County), Joppa — Corbin Homestead
Thomas Monroe Corbin and his wife, Ella, settled here in 1894 on 80 acres and built a home. As pioneers, they cleared the ground with crosscut saws, draft horses, double-bit axes, and shovels. Rocks from the field, removed with a horse-drawn slide, . . . — Map (db m160656) HM
6Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Huntsville's Pioneer Suffragists
Ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed women the right to vote. The Twickenham Town Chapter, NSDAR honors the history of Huntsville's pioneer suffragists, who met here at the home of Alberta Chapman Taylor . . . — Map (db m160637) HM
7Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Thomas Bibb House
Thomas Bibb, first president of the Alabama Senate and second governor of Alabama, completed this early high-style Greek revival house in 1836, having occupied the land since 1821. This was his town residence, his plantation home being Belmina, in . . . — Map (db m160635) HM
8Alabama (Morgan County), Danville — Dave Albritton1936 Olympic Silver Medalist / Morgan County Track & Field Legend
1936 Olympic Silver Medalist Morgan County native David Donald Albritton competed at the XI Olympics in Berlin, Germany and became the first Alabama native to win an Olympic track and field medal. During Olympic Trials on July 11, 1936 at . . . — Map (db m160716) HM
9Alabama (Morgan County), Danville — McKendree Cemetery and the Massey Community / Charles Christopher Sheats 1839-1904
McKendree Cemetery and the Massey Community In the fall of 1840. Augustine and Emily Hewlett reserved one acre of land to be used for the church then known as McKendree Chapel. A log building was constructed and services were held on this . . . — Map (db m160715) HM
10Alabama (Morgan County), Falkville — Cedar Plains Christian Church
Cedar Plains Christian Church (Disciples of Christ) was the first congregation in Alabama - 1837 — of the first denomination formed on American soil-1832 — the Christian Church (Disciples of Christ). Originally meeting in homes, the . . . — Map (db m160714) HM
11Alabama (Morgan County), Falkville — Original Falkville Town Hall Building / Falkville Water Tower
Original Falkville Town Hall Building According to a bronze plaque located on the east side of the building, the original Town Hall was built from 1936-1937 by the Works Progress Administration (WPA). The two-story brick structure was one of . . . — Map (db m160713) HM
12Alabama (Morgan County), Somerville — Union Hill School
Home of Morgan County's First State Basketball Champions, 1950 This team won County, District and State Championships compiling a season record of 38-1 Team Members James “Bobo” Bowling, Mel Bowling, Melvin Compton, . . . — Map (db m160646) HM
13Alabama (Talladega County), Talladega — Jackson Trace1813 – 1918
This spot is near site of first U.S. Land Office, Talladega County 1832. — Map (db m160547) HM
14Alabama (Talladega County), Talladega — Mardisville
. . . — Map (db m160542) HM
15California (Alameda County), Oakland — Crossroads
Latham Square is actually a triangle, an accidental space created by the meeting of new and old roads. Broadway did not extend above 14th Street until the late 1880s, when it was needed to channel the city's expansion to the north. Telegraph . . . — Map (db m160466) HM
16California (Alameda County), Oakland — General Strike!
In December 1946, management refusal to recognize a union of retail clerks in stores adjacent to Latham Square led to a general strike involving 100,000 workers in Alameda County. Called a "work holiday” by labor leaders, the spirited . . . — Map (db m160525) HM
17California (Alameda County), Oakland — Latham Square
Latham Square is located in the historic shopping and transportation hub of downtown Oakland. The name dates from dedication of the Latham Fountain in 1913. The fountain was a gift to the City and the local SPCA from Edith and Milton Latham . . . — Map (db m160463) HM
18California (Alameda County), Oakland — The Lathams
James and Henrietta Latham brought their family to Oakland from Virginia City, Nevada, in the late 1860s. A wealthy stockbroker, James died at age 42 and left a substantial inheritance to Henrietta and the children, Edith and Milton. Together, . . . — Map (db m160460) HM
19California (Alameda County), Oakland — Uptown Saturday Night
Live performance venues and movie theaters once lined the streets downtown, with at least a dozen as late as the 1950s. Many initially featured vaudeville acts and silent films. The Fox and the Paramount are the only two that remain . . . — Map (db m160533) HM
20California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — First Salvation Army Meeting
The first meeting of The Salvation Army in Pasadena was held at this site February 2, 1888 — Map (db m160753) HM
21California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Former Kendall Automotive Company OfficeNational Register of Historic Places
Constructed in 1923. This building is one of many in Pasadena connected with prominent owner, B.O. Kendall, and served as the office of Kendall Automotive Company. In 1980 Alyce A. Doney acquired the property and built a successful . . . — Map (db m160756) HM
22California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Hameetman Center
For over a century, this site has been home to a series of campus hubs that have provided the Caltech community with a central gathering space. The first such hub was known as the Old Dorm. Built in 1910 as a dormitory for the Throop Polytechnic . . . — Map (db m160768) HM
23California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Jackie and Mack Robinson
Resided on this site with their family from 1922 to 1946 — Map (db m160735) HM
24California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Karman Laboratory of Fluid Dynamics and Jet Propulsion
The lower part of this building was constructed as a hydrodynamics laboratory in 1944 and for 16 years made many distinguished contributions to knowledge in its field. In 1960, Aerojet-General Corporation provided funds for the reconstruction . . . — Map (db m160767) HM
25California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Lt. Orrin Russell Fox Heliport
Dedicated this twenty-seventh day of October Nineteen Hundred and Fifty by the citizens of the City of Pasadena in honor of the brave members of the United States Air Force living and dead who answer the call of service to God and Country to . . . — Map (db m160765) WM
26California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Miller Alley
Believed to have been named for Lester F. Miller (1840-1922) who came to Pasadena for his health in 1884. He stayed on to develop a successful real estate business that specialized in subdividing home sites, small ranches and orange groves . . . — Map (db m160748) HM
27California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — The Honorable Barack H. Obama
In Commemoration Former Residence (1980-1981) The Honorable Barack H. Obama 44th President of the United States of America 253 East Glenarm Street Pasadena, California — Map (db m160726) HM
28California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — The Union Garage Company
Built in 1907 by H. C. Scales to serve the auto and carriage trade from the Green Raymond and Maryland hotels. The largest facility of its type in the Southwest. Was agent for Packard, Buick, Thomas Stevens Duryea and Baker automobiles. . . . — Map (db m160732) HM
29California (Mariposa County), Fish Camp — A New Vision for an Ancient GroveMariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias — Yosemite National Park
Creating an Experience to Match the Dignity of the Trees People have revered this Grove and its mighty trees for thousands of years. Through ecological restoration, the health and resilience of these giants will be protected and all visitors . . . — Map (db m160409) HM
30California (Mariposa County), Fish Camp — Celebrating the Mariposa GroveMariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias — Yosemite National Park
Trees Worthy of a Nation's Protection, June 30,1864 In the midst of the Civil War President Abraham Lincoln signed the Yosemite Grant Act. This established Yosemite Valley and the Mariposa Grove as the first federally protected wild places in . . . — Map (db m160408) HM
31California (Mariposa County), Fish Camp — Sustaining the Mariposa GroveMariposa Grove of Giant Sequoias — Yosemite National Park
”You can save a place, but it’s never really safe. It always takes people caring. It always takes vigilance. It always takes effort to keep those forces at bay that want to crowd in, want to change it, want to over-commercialize it. Once it’s . . . — Map (db m160410) HM
32Colorado (Alamosa County), Alamosa — "Old Mose"The King of the Grizzlies
According to Outdoor Life (April, 2004), Old Mose was the most famous grizzly ever to appear in their publication. This one bear was responsible for a myriad of depredations. Known for his distinctive footprint (he was missing two . . . — Map (db m160761) HM
33Colorado (Alamosa County), Alamosa — 1988 NAIA Division 1 National Championship Runner-Up
The only Adams State College football team to play in a NAIA Division 1 National Championship Coaching Staff Head Coach - Jeff Geiser Assistant Coaches Lynn Schuett, Chris DeLorenzo, Deano Crumley, Bill Stone, Dan McMinimee, John . . . — Map (db m160787) HM
34Colorado (Alamosa County), Alamosa — American National Bank Building
Designated Landmark City of Alamosa Historic Registry — Map (db m160794) HM
35Colorado (Alamosa County), Alamosa — Emperius Building
Designated Landmark City of Alamosa Historic Registry — Map (db m160792) HM
36Colorado (Alamosa County), Alamosa — First Baptist Church
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m160802) HM
37Colorado (Alamosa County), Alamosa — Millstone, c. 1845
from Servilleta, an early settlement near Conejos, Colorado Gift of the Herbert Nance Family Luther Bean Museum — Map (db m160758) HM
38Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Evidence of a Changing World
This landscape is the result of dramatic climate changes that affected plants, animals, and humans. In ancient times, large shallow lakes existed on today's valley floor, and American Indians of the Clovis culture pursued great herds of large . . . — Map (db m160699) HM
39Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Great Risk for Great RewardLos Caminos Antiguos Scenic & Historic Byway
In an attempt to settle unknown territory, the Mexican government offered a large gift of land, la merced, for anyone brave enough to attempt to settle the San Luis Valley. Mexican land grants made it possible for even a poor man to . . . — Map (db m160677) HM
40Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — L.B. "Bill" CasselmanDedicated to
Pioneer conservationist and founding member of the Moffat - Hooper - Mosca Service League for his many years of dedicated service to the preservation of the natural beauty of the San Luis Valley — Map (db m160692) HM
41Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Los Caminos AntiguosLos Caminos Antiguos Scenic & Historic Byway
You have entered the land of the Río Bravo del Norte, the northernmost outpost of sixteenth century Spain. To the Spanish people, the San Luis Valley was a wild and unexplored place known only to the Native people. Amidst the beauty and towering . . . — Map (db m160674) HM
42Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Lt. Zebulon Pike's Southwestern Expedition1806-7
Travel the route of these explorers and read Lt. Pike’s own words from his journal. U.S. Army Expedition to explore the United States new southwest boundary with New Spain. The men: Lt. Zebulon M. Pike Dr. John H. Robinson Sgt. William . . . — Map (db m160680) HM
43Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Sounds of Silence
On January 27, 1807, U.S. Army Lt. Zebulon Pike and nine soldiers (affectionally called "Dam'd Set of Rascals" by Pike) crossed the Sangre de Cristo Mountains over Medano Pass to enter the territory of New Spain. On orders of his commander, Pike's . . . — Map (db m160702) HM
44Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Understanding the Great Sand Dunes System: the Sabkha
As you travel through these sandy grasslands, notice the bright white surface deposits visible along the highway to the west. The sabkha forms where sand is seasonally saturated by rising ground water. When the water evaporates away in late . . . — Map (db m160687) HM
45Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Understanding the Great Sand Dunes System: the Sand Sheet
You are looking across a sandy grassland that is a vital part of the Great Sand Dunes geological system. The sand sheet lies between the dunefield and the sabkha. Its deepest portions may be remnants of an ancient lake system, but the surface is . . . — Map (db m160700) HM
46Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Welcome "Caminante" to...Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic & Historic Byway
¡Bienvenidos! Caminantes! Come! Take a walk with us. We know an old song, El Caminante, which tells of taking a long walk along the ancient roads. Like the first prehistoric inhabitants, you too are a ‘caminante’, or one who walks upon . . . — Map (db m160668) HM
47Colorado (Alamosa County), Mosca — Who Owns This Land?Los Caminos Antiguos Scenic & Historic Byway
Ready or not, with the Treaty of Guadalupe Hidalgo in 1848, Hispano settlers (pobladores) of the San Luis Valley became Americans overnight. The pobladores of the large land grants were legally granted citizenship of the United . . . — Map (db m160679) HM
48Colorado (Archuleta County), Chimney Rock National Monument — Chimney Rock Artifacts
[left to right] This Payan corrugated jar was found here at the Pit House site and was used for storage of corn, beans and wild seeds. Mancos [and] Payan Corrugated This style of pottery was often used for cooking. The corrugations helped the . . . — Map (db m160560) HM
49Colorado (Archuleta County), Chimney Rock National Monument — Pit House Site
The Northern San Juan Surface Pit House that was constructed here is composed of one large room used as a dwelling area and 3 rectangular room blocks used for storage. [Left illustration caption reads] Typical cross-section of surface pit . . . — Map (db m160562) HM
50Colorado (Archuleta County), Chimney Rock National Monument — The Great Kiva
Kivas or Ceremonial Houses were not only used for religious ceremonies but may have been used for governmental and social events as well. Kivas varied in size and had flat or cribbed roofs. The cribbed roofs of kivas were constructed of logs laid . . . — Map (db m160561) HM
51Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 4 — Bayfield ChurchesCalvary Presbyterian Church of Pine River, Union Church, Free Methodist Church — Bayfield Walking Tour Stop 4 —
Calvary Presbyterian Church of Pine River 89 E. Mill Street Ground was broken for the foundation of the church on April 16, 1898; the building was first used for services eleven months later, on March 15, 1899. The lots were donated by W. . . . — Map (db m160512) HM
52Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 1 — Bayfield Drug StoreBayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 1 — 11 West Mill Street —
In January of 1914, L. E. Jenkins bought the lot at the corner of Mill and Pearl Streets. In February he started construction on this building and hired J. M. Lail as his contractor. According to the Bayfield Blade, L. E. Jenkins was in his new . . . — Map (db m160497) HM
53Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 2 — Farmers & Merchant[s] BankBayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 2 — 15 E. Mill Street —
In 1911, this building was constructed to house the Farmers and Merchants Bank. J. M. Lail and son S. A. Lail contracted to construct the building. During the early 1920s, Dr. E. W. Newland constructed an adjacent building sharing the east wall of . . . — Map (db m160510) HM
54Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 6 — Glenn Bros General StoreBayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 6 — 24 E. Mill Street —
This property was owned by Warren Schiller, co-founder of Bayfield. In 1898, the property was leased to F. M. Anderson, upon which he built a restaurant. A photograph from the 1910s shows a false-front wood frame building with clapboard siding on . . . — Map (db m160557) HM
55Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 8 — H.C. Schroder HouseBayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 8
H.C. Schroder bought [this] property at the end of 1899 and by 1900-1901 he had constructed a flour mill and a retail store on the property; it is likely that he built this house at the same time. The Beach family owned this house from June 1925 . . . — Map (db m160496) HM
56Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 9 — Hotel Central & Akers Motor Co. GarageBayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 9
Hotel Central 57 W. Mill Street The August 3, 1911 edition of the Bayfield Blade reported the completion of the "Hotel Central." This photo shows the building originally had wood clapboard siding, a wood shingle roof, and a covered . . . — Map (db m160490) HM
57Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 3 — Newland House and Presbyterian ManseBayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 3
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58Colorado (La Plata County), Bayfield — 7 — Schroder Store / Coulson Bros.Bayfield Historic Walking Tour Stop 7
Schroder Store 64 W. Mill Street (Second from left) The November 7, 1901 Durango Democrat reported that H. C. "Schroeder" was building a new storehouse in Bayfield; this is the west half of this building. Between 1910 and 1919, additions . . . — Map (db m160471) HM
59Colorado (La Plata County), Durango — Community of Heroes
Residents of La Plata County came forward time and again to meet the challenges presented by the fires. Each person became a hero in his or her own way. As days turned into weeks, La Plata County fell victim to the fire. Where you are now . . . — Map (db m160441) HM
60Colorado (La Plata County), Durango — La Plata County Freedom Trees
. . . — Map (db m160433) HM
61Colorado (La Plata County), Durango — Seasons of Healing
Disturbances like fire, insects, and disease help maintain diversity in a forest by creating a mosaic of vegetation. Without disturbances, forest are less resilient and less healthy. Fire helps create the scenic variety, particularly the aspen . . . — Map (db m160444) HM
62Colorado (La Plata County), Durango — 17 — Southern Durango with views of Smelter Mountaincirca mid-1890s
The large building in the foreground is Durango's first high school. Above it is the new La Plata County Courthouse. The Boulevard, today's Third Avenue, is the street running between the two. The Ladies' Literary Society planted trees in the . . . — Map (db m160451) HM
63Colorado (La Plata County), Durango — Summer of Flames
On the afternoon of June 9, 2002, a human-caused spark ignited the Missionary Ridge Fire, and a new chapter in the history of our community began. On June 25, firefighters were further taxed when the Valley Fire started in the Falls Creeks . . . — Map (db m160439) HM
64Colorado (Rio Grande County), Del Norte — Fremont Campsite
Near this spot John C. Fremont camped on his disastrous attempt to cross the mountains December, 1848 — Map (db m160592) HM
65Colorado (Rio Grande County), Del Norte — Mark M. Jones, AIA1943-2016 — In Loving Memory —
. . . — Map (db m160601) HM
66Colorado (Rio Grande County), South Fork — Rio Grande — A River of Life
Every drop of water has a destiny. From its pristine headwaters, approximately fifty miles west of Creede, the Rio Grande travels 1,885-miles through three states on its journey to the Gulf of Mexico. The mighty Rio Grande humbly . . . — Map (db m160576) HM
67Connecticut (Fairfield County), Norwalk — Fitch’s Point
. . . — Map (db m160389) HM
68Illinois (Henry County), Geneseo — Geneseo Endowment For Excellence In Education
Founded May, 1990, to complement, enhance, and enrich educational opportunities and experiences for students in School District #228. — Map (db m160105) HM
69Illinois (Logan County), Atlanta — "Palms Grill Café" Mural
In its early days, weekly dances and bingo nights accompanied the blue-plate specials served at the Palms Grill Café. The "Grill" was also Atlanta's Greyhound bus-stop. You just turned the light on above the door if you wanted the bus to pick you . . . — Map (db m160588) HM
70Illinois (Logan County), Atlanta — "Wide Awakes" March in AtlantaLooking for Lincoln — 1860 —
Political parties in 1860 often served as social clubs, as well as electoral organizations. One such group established to support Abraham Lincoln was the "Wide Awakes" - a chapter of which was formed in Atlanta, Illinois on June 22, 1860, with . . . — Map (db m160708) HM
71Illinois (Logan County), Atlanta — Bunyon's Statue
During the heyday of Rt. 66, travelers passed hundreds of signs, murals, and other forms of roadside advertising, each hoping to grab its share of attention. Among the more famous of these stood the fiberglass giants created during the 1960s by . . . — Map (db m160586) HM
72Illinois (Logan County), Atlanta — Bushnell Grist Mill
These millstones each weighing 1100 lbs. were unearthed from Kickapoo Creek (between Atlanta & Waynesville) by local residents in Aug 1988, a drought year. The mill was in operation from approx. 1848 until its collapse in 1915. On loan by the . . . — Map (db m160581) HM
73Illinois (Logan County), Atlanta — Library Clock Tower
The 1909 Seth Thomas clock housed in this 36 foot tall tower was originally located in the Atlanta High School building, and according to a May 29, 1909 Atlanta Argus article, was installed in the town's newly constructed high school thanks to . . . — Map (db m160578) HM
74Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Adlai Ewing Stevenson I1835-1914
Married Letitia Green Dec. 26, 1866 Member of the 44th US Congress 1875-1877 and the 46th US Congress 1879-1881. Under President Grover Cleveland he was appointed first Assistant Postmaster General 1885-1889. Was elected Vice President of . . . — Map (db m160458) HM
75Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Adlai Ewing Stevenson II1900-1965 — Served as Governor of Illinois from 1948-1953 —
Twice made unsuccessful bid for the office of US President on the democratic ticket in 1952 and 1956. Named US Ambassador to the United Nations by President John F. Kennedy serving in London, England until his death. — Map (db m160459) HM
76Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Helen L. Cooper12/03/1920 - 07/02/2012 — Evergreen Memorial Cemetery —
Wife, mother, and registered nurse. A driving force behind the merging of the Bloomington City Cemetery and Bloomington Cemetery. It was with great dedication that she served Evergreen Memorial Cemetery first as an advocate then as a . . . — Map (db m160445) HM
77Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — McCormick Family Plot
Five generations of the McCormick family are buried here in the Big Circle. Family Patriarch Henry W. McCormick, Ph. D. Irish immigrant, farm laborer, teacher, college professor. For his contribution to the university, McCormick Gym, at . . . — Map (db m160456) HM
78Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Plane Crash Memorial
On May 31, 1948, a group of citizens gathered at Evergreen Memorial Cemetery's Civil War Veteran's enclosure to honor those who had given to our great nation through their military service. During the ceremony, a WWII trainer plane flown by James A. . . . — Map (db m160452) HM
79Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Sgt. Joshua P. Rodgers Veterans Field
The American Veterans Traveling Tribute Vietnam Wall was brought to this site in August of 2016. It was through the hard work and dedication of many volunteers that made this event possible. The black granite monument to commemorate the Honor, . . . — Map (db m160455) HM WM
80Illinois (Sangamon County), Springfield — Lincoln's Final JourneyLooking for Lincoln — 1865 —
The funeral train pulled into the Chicago & Alton Railroad station on Jefferson Street, at 8:40 A.M. on May 3, 1865. Vast crowds had already poured into Springfield over the night of May 2, 1865, and more people were still arriving. Now, for . . . — Map (db m160707) HM
81Indiana (Steuben County), Fremont — Veterans Memorial Flag PoleCassel Post 257 — American Legion —
Flagpole dedicated to those who gave the ultimate sacrifice — Map (db m160618) WM
82Indiana (Steuben County), Orland — James W. Marks Veterans Memorial GardensAmerican Legion Post No. 423
In memory of those who served — Map (db m160623) WM
83Indiana (Steuben County), Orland — Vietnam Veterans MemorialAmerican Legion Post 423
In memory of Phillip E. Hannon and all Vietnam veterans — Map (db m160624) WM
84Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — General Philemon Thomas1763-1847
A roughhewn soldier of the Revolution, Thomas played a key role in the West Florida Rebellion, 1810, and served as district military commander in the Battle of New Orleans, 1815. The distinguished patriot also represented this community as sheriff, . . . — Map (db m160638) HM
85Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — North Boulevard at St. LouisFresh Produce Here!
Until the 1930s, grocery shopping meant a trip to the city's daily public market. First situated near the Old State Capitol. the market moved to this site in 1857 where it thrived until just before World War II.Townspeople flocked to the open air . . . — Map (db m160634) HM
86Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Peace 平和
In 1992, Yoshihiro Hattori, a 16-year-old exchange student from Japan, was shot and killed when he accidentally approached the wrong house on his way to a party in Baton Rouge. In his memory, the Hattoris, the Yoshi Coalition, and Yoshi's host . . . — Map (db m160537) HM
87Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Grambling — Douglas L. Williams
Douglas L. Williams, a Zachary, Louisiana native, is best known for his MVP performance in Super Bowl XXII while playing for the Washington Redskins against the Denver Broncos. He was the first African American quarterback to win the Super . . . — Map (db m160422) HM
88Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Grambling — Dr. Arthur Daniel "A.D." Smith, Jr.
A.D.'s career as a Grambling City Alderman, community leader, teacher, & educational admin. spanned 40 years. He was elected City Councilman in 1985, following in the footsteps of his father, A.D. Smith Sr. Later, like his father, he became . . . — Map (db m160421) HM
89Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Grambling — Mr. Levis Jackson
Mr. Levis Jackson moved to Grambling, Louisiana in the early 1930s. He reached many milestones with the growing Town of Grambling and his contributions will long be felt. He was the first Police Chief after the incorporation of Grambling, a . . . — Map (db m160420) HM
90Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Grambling — Rosetta Hill Days
Mrs. Rosetta Days began her career as an educator in Webster Parish in the fields of language arts, social studies, & adult education. At Grambling State University, she was an Assistant Professor, Academic Counselor, and Director of the High . . . — Map (db m160419) HM
91Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Grambling — Siscro McCarty
Mr. Siscro McCarty was an educator who came to Lincoln Parish in the 1960s. He earned his way through the ranks until he became Assistant Principal.of Ruston High School, Principal of Ruston Junior High School & finally, Supervisor of Student . . . — Map (db m160418) HM
92Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Beech AT-11 "Kansan"1941-1945
Type: Twin Engine Trainer Weight: 9,300 lbs Armament: Two - .30 caliber machine guns used as gunnery trainer Engine: Two Pratt and Whitney R985 Radials, 450 hp each Max Speed: 215 mph Range: 745 miles Service Ceiling: 20,000 ft. Crew: 2-3 Number . . . — Map (db m160469) HM
93Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Douglas A-26B Invader "Solid" Nose1942-1980
The Douglas A-26 Invader (designated B-26 between 1948-1965) was a single-pilot, twin-engine light bomber and attack aircraft built by Douglas Aircraft during World War II that also saw service during several of the Cold War's major conflicts. It . . . — Map (db m160440) HM
94Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — N/TSW-7C Air Traffic Control CenterUnited States — 1979-2001 —
Type: Mobile Air Traffic Control Tower Manufacturer: Craig Systems Corp. Helicop-Hut Division Equipment:HF/UHF/VHF communications, NAVAIDS and environmental monitoring, landlines, light guns, emergency warning system Crew; 3 (local, ground and . . . — Map (db m160436) HM
95Maryland (Montgomery County), Carderock — Unexpected Benefits in the CCCChesapeake & Ohio National Historical Park
Has a job ever rewarded you with more than a paycheck? This was the case for many young African-American men who reported for duty each morning at Camp NP-2, where you are now standing. They lived a military lifestyle as Civilian . . . — Map (db m160754) HM
96Maryland (Montgomery County), Carderock — Working Hard To SurviveCCC Creates Jobs for America's Unemployed — Chesapeake & Ohio Canal National Historical Park —
Have you ever had difficulty finding a job? During the Great Depression of the 1930s, 15 million Americans—a quarter of the nation's workforce—were unemployed. Many people lived in poverty. African-American unemployment rates were two . . . — Map (db m160747) HM
97Maryland (Montgomery County), Potomac — Great Falls Tavern
Built between 1826 and 1831 by the C & O Canal Company. The tavern provided meals and lodging for canal travelers and boatmen for nearly a century. — Map (db m160740) HM
98Maryland (Montgomery County), Potomac — Repairing the Breach at Anglers
A 125-foot towpath breach opened just upstream from this site in September 2008 as a result of Tropical Storm Hannah. The C&O Canal Trust, the Park's official nonprofit partner, raised $100,000 from private sources, which was used for site . . . — Map (db m160741) HM
99Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Chatham — 11 — Chatham’s Wampanoag History
We Have Always Been Here For thousands of years Wampanoag have lived in this area inhabiting the shore during the warmer months and moving to less exposed areas in winter. Time has eradicated most of the remains of their earliest . . . — Map (db m160412) HM
100Massachusetts (Barnstable County), South Dennis — History of the South Dennis Railroad Depot
Railroad Timeline 1846 Cape Cod Branch of Old Colony Railroad introduced. It began in Middleborough Four Corners and stopped in Sandwich, uniting with the Fall River Railroad in Middleborough. 1848 . . . — Map (db m160404) HM

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