“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Freemount Junior High School marker image, Touch for more information
By James L.Whitman, January 18, 2021
Freemount Junior High School marker
1Alabama (Barbour County), Bakerhill — Freemount Junior High School
Established c 1895, Freemount Junior High School was an important black school in the Eufaula area. It was originally established within the Freemount AME Church which once stood about 300 feet south of this site. The school was later moved to this . . . — Map (db m164938) HM
2Alabama (Barbour County), Midway — Batesville Church - 1837
Robert Martin bought 1200 acres of land from the U.S. Government. He set aside eight acres to build a church for the community. This building has been used almost constantly since 1837. At times it was a Methodist Church; at times Baptist. It is now . . . — Map (db m164709) HM
3Alabama (Barbour County), Midway — Fort Browder / 15th Alabama Infantry
Fort Browder Approximately one mile south-southwest of here stood Fort Browder, a small wooden fortification built in 1836 for protection in the last war with the Creek Indians and named for Isham Browder, a prominent local planter. In . . . — Map (db m164549) HM
4Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Morgan County Confederate Memorial
Lest we forget This monument is erected to the memory of those who offered their lives for a just cause, the defense of states rights Confederate Soldiers — Map (db m164879) WM
5California (Calaveras County), San Andreas — Calaveras County War Memorial
Erected in honor of the Men and Women of Calaveras County who served their country in the Armed Forces and in memory of the following persons who lost their lives in the service of our country This plaque is dedicated by a grateful county November . . . — Map (db m164990) WM
6California (Calaveras County), San Andreas — Model 1841 12-Pound Field HowitzersCalaveras County Veterans Memorial
In 1912 the 62nd United States Congress donated these model 1841 12-Pound Field Howitzers to the Grand Army of the Republic. These guns were cast by N.P. Ames at Springfield Mass and displayed in Burson, Calif. by the Grand Army of the Republic . . . — Map (db m165023) HM WM
7California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — 649 — Tolowa Indian Settlements
At the time of white contact the principal villages of the native Tolowa Indians of northern Del Norte County were located at Battery Point in Crescent City (Ta'atun), Pebble Beach (Meslteltun), south of Point St. George (Tatintun), and north of . . . — Map (db m164583) HM
8California (Los Angeles County), Atwater Village — North Atwater Bridge
City of Los Angeles North Atwater Bridge construction completed 2019. This bridge over the Los Angeles River was made possible by the City of Los Angeles and a generous donation from the La Kretz Family Foundation. Initiated by River LA, . . . — Map (db m164818) HM
9California (Los Angeles County), Beverly Hills — Melhorn OverlookMulholland Scenic Parkway
Charles and Lotte Melhorn More than fifty-year residents of the Santa Monica Mountains, Charles and Lotte Mel horn fought for the recognition of the natural areas and viewshed along Mulholland Drive as a precious public resource. . . . — Map (db m164714) HM
10California (Los Angeles County), Encino — 24 — Encino Oak Tree
Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 24 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Arts Department, City of Los Angeles. — Map (db m164562) HM
11California (Los Angeles County), Highland Park — 105 — Hiner House and Sousa Nook
Chalet style. Architect - Carl Boller. Built 1922. Declared 1972, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 105, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department. — Map (db m164786) HM
12California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 100 Years of Golf in Griffith Park1914-2014
This plaque is placed to commemorate the centennial anniversary of golf in Griffith Park. The oldest 18-hole municipal course West of the Rockies, the original course opened for play in 1914. It was a model of city course stewardship and . . . — Map (db m164828) HM
13California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 26 — Historic Los Angeles CemeteryLa Iglesia de Nuestra Señora de Los Angeles Cemetery
According to Catholic Church records, approximately 693 early residents of Los Angeles were buried in this cemetery. This memorial garden honors these early residents. Words surround this sacred place from the Spanish, English, . . . — Map (db m164890) HM
14California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 744 — Historical SiteButterfield Stage Station
This block is the site of: First brick school house in Los Angeles known as School No. 1, built 1854-1855; Butterfield Overland Mail Company office and corral, 1858-1861; Office of U.S. Quartermaster, 1861; Corral for camels from Fort Tejon, . . . — Map (db m164547) HM
15California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 421 — Hollywood ReservoirMulholland Dam
Hollywood Reservoir Capacity 2,500,000,000 gallons. Maximum depth of water 183 feet. Mulholland Dam Work started August 1923. Dam completed December 1924. 172,000 cubic yards of concrete. . . . — Map (db m164319) HM
16California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 121 — Mississippi Blues & The Grammy® Awards
Mississippi blues, country, gospel, soul, and rock 'n' roll artists have played a major role in the development of American popular music, and many have been recognized by The Recording Academy with Grammy Awards, Hall of Fame inductions, and . . . — Map (db m164646) HM
17California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 17 — St. Vibiana’s Cathedral1876
Declared Historic Cultural Monument No.17 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Arts Department, City of Los Angeles. — Map (db m164552) HM
18California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — The Annunciation Mosaic
The Annunciation mosaic on the church facade is a reproduction of a detail from the image of Our Lady of the Angels in the Portiúncula Chapel at Assisi. This image provided the inspiration from which the city was named to honor Nuestra Señora de Los . . . — Map (db m164889) HM
19California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — The Birth of The Curse
On January 5th 1920, World Series-winning Boston Red Sox pitcher George Herman “Babe” Ruth was playing here on his favorite Los Angeles golf course. He was approached by New York Yankees Manager Miller Huggins who had come all . . . — Map (db m164884) HM
20California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 101 — Union Station1939
Built in Spanish-Colonial style on an Indian village and later Chinese town site by Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Union Pacific railroads. Declared Historic Cultural Monument No.101 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Arts . . . — Map (db m164664) HM
21California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — William Mulholland1855 - 1935
A penniless Irish immigrant boy who rose by the force of his industry, intelligence, integrity and intrepidity to be a sturdy American citizen, a self-educated engineering genius, a whole-hearted humanitarian, the father of the city's water system, . . . — Map (db m164804) HM
22California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 162 — William Mulholland Memorial Fountain
Designer - Walter S. Claberg. Built 1940. Declared 1976, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 162, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department. — Map (db m164812) HM
23California (Los Angeles County), Studio City — 638 — El ParadisoGrossman House
Modern style. Architect - Raphael Soriano, F.A.I.A. Owner/builder - Albert Grossman. Built 1964. Declared 1997, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 638, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department. — Map (db m165121) HM
24California (Los Angeles County), Sylmar — 653 — "The Cascades"
This is the terminus of the Los Angeles-Owens River Aqueduct, which brings water 338 miles from the eastern slopes of the Sierra Nevada to the City of Los Angeles. Begun in 1905, the great aqueduct was completed November 5, 1913. The Mono Craters . . . — Map (db m164815) HM
25California (Orange County), Santa Ana — The Oldest Protestant Church Building in Use in Orange CountyDedicated 1876
This tablet erected in 1953 by the Native Sons and Daughters of the Golden West. — Map (db m164721) HM
26California (Orange County), Yorba Linda — Section of the Cajon Canal
This lined section of the Cajon Canal (Circa 1923) helped bring water from the Santa Ana River to Rancho Santa Ana and several northern Orange County communities during the early development of the county. Construction of the original, unlined . . . — Map (db m164929) HM
27California (Orange County), Yorba Linda — The Historic Cajon Canal1878 - 1968
The Cajon Canal is one of the oldest and most significant historical resources in the city of Yorba Linda. During the late 19th and early 20th centuries, the canal was instrumental in facilitating the early growth and development of north Orange . . . — Map (db m164926) HM
28California (Santa Clara County), Mountain View — Site of the John W. Whisman Home
Site of the John W. Whisman Home, headquarters and stopping place of the first stagecoach line between San Jose & San Francisco, started in early autumn of 1849. — Map (db m164637) HM
29Colorado (Grand County), Grand Lake — Moose
The Kawuneeche Valley is prime moose habitat. Wetlands along the Colorado River support aquatic plants, willows, and Aspen that moose eat. Moose frequented here, then were hunted out of the area by the early 1900s. In the late 1970s, the Colorado . . . — Map (db m164288) HM
30Colorado (Larimer County), Estes Park — Animals in Flux
Elk descend to this meadow and other lowlands when higher elevations are blanketed by snow in fall, winter, and spring. Preferring forests by day, elk are most often seen grazing here at dawn or dusk. By 1900, elk were hunted out of this area. . . . — Map (db m164275) HM
31Delaware (Sussex County), Delmar — American Legion Memorial
Dedicated November 16, 1975 in honor of the men who gave their lives for our country and the charter members of the post Marion Hastings • Francis Nunvar • George Harrington • S. Harrison Jones • W. Edward Ritchie • John Sheldon • . . . — Map (db m165021) HM WM
32Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 312 East 4th Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m164973) HM
33Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 403 South Central Avenue
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m164978) HM
34Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 404 Pine Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m165016) HM
35Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 407 5th Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m165017) HM
36Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 502 South Central Avenue
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m164977) HM
37Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 505 South Central Avenue
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m164979) HM
38Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — 511 Pine Street
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 — Map (db m165012) HM
39Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Dr. Farlow House
Laurel's Longest Serving Mayor, 1930s Circa 1880 - 1900Map (db m164976) HM
40Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Fooks-Plummer House
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41Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Gordy-Windsor House
. . . — Map (db m165015) HM
42Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Memorial Tree[April 7, 2005 shooting]
Dedicated to the honor of and in loving memory of the victims of the April 7, 2005 shooting Jamell Weston (10-3-80 to 4-7-05) • Davondale "Pete" Peters (8-24-76 to 4-7-05) • Marcus Cannon • Carla Green • Marsha Hankerson • Anthony . . . — Map (db m164970) HM
43Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Shepard House
This property contributes to the Laurel Historic District placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1988 [Additional plaque on the grounds of the house:] Shepard House Circa 1840, 1900 "Wisteria . . . — Map (db m165014) HM
44Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — SC-229 — The Studley House
In the 1830s the oldest portion of this structure, a one-room house, is believed to have been built. The house was enlarged significantly in the 1850s with the addition of a slightly taller story-and-a-half center portion and a full two-story . . . — Map (db m164980) HM
45Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Veterans Memorial Fountain
Dedicated in memory of all U.S. Veterans [Additional plaque on the grounds of the fountain:] Eagle Scout Project Dedicated to all the men and women in the United States Military Services who have faithfully served and those that . . . — Map (db m164972) WM
46Delaware (Sussex County), Laurel — Wooten-Truitt House
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47Delaware (Sussex County), Seaford — "Commanders Row"Dedicated in memory of all our Fallen Post Commanders
"When the call to our country was heard, they answered. Self was forgotten in the cause of greater good" — Map (db m164966) WM
48Delaware (Sussex County), Seaford — SC-269 — Seaford High School
Seaford High School opened on September 3, 1929 and replaced an older structure that was destroyed by fire on April 1, 1928. Philanthropist P.S. du Pont funded construction of the new state-of-the-art facility at a cost of $300,000. At first, the . . . — Map (db m164963) HM
49Delaware (Sussex County), Seaford — The M-113 Armored Personnel CarrierWeight: 22,000 lbs.; Width: 105.75"; Height: 98.25° — Speed: This fully tracked vehicle, depending on what model, can reach speeds up to 40 MPH. —
While this vehicle is not a "tank", it has been adapted with so many types of weapons and upgraded with steel plating, it has been used aggressively. There is usually a 3 man crew and it can carry 11 fully loaded and equipped troops into combat. For . . . — Map (db m164968) HM WM
50Florida (Brevard County), Canaveral National Seashore — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773 - 1777 — Deep South Region —
William Bartram, while residing in Florida in 1776-77, explored Mosquito Lagoon by canoe seeing 11 bears in one day and many deer. — Map (db m164644) HM
51Florida (Brevard County), Canaveral National Seashore — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773 - 1777 — Deep South Region —
William Bartram exploring here in the 1760s collected many new plants and discovered the tropical Zebra Butterfly: Heliconius Charitonius. — Map (db m164647) HM
52Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — "We Have Liftoff"
Experience the thrill of the Space Coast. Rockets carrying spacecraft lift off from Cape Canaveral Air Force Station, northeast of Port Canaveral. The Port is the best viewing site for launches. Every U.S. manned space mission and hundreds of . . . — Map (db m164405) HM
53Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — Cruise In, Cruise Out
Port Canaveral is one of the busiest cruise ports in the world. Millions of passengers pass through the terminals every year on their way to relaxation and adventure. Some cruise liners are homeported here. For others, this is a port of call. . . . — Map (db m164415) HM
54Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — From Village to Mega-Port
Port Canaveral began as a small oil and fishing port. Today, the first-class, deep-water harbor can serve import, export and other industries. Through the years, generations of fishing families have taken their daily catch to market. Some of the . . . — Map (db m164411) HM
55Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — Historic Downtown Titusville
Titusville is the oldest community on the Indian River. After the Civil War, Titusville went on to spur the region’s transportation, business and shopping growth. Buildings in the historic area date from 1895 to 1926, when the Florida Land . . . — Map (db m164440) HM
56Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — Military at Work in the Port
There’s a strong military presence at the port. The Naval Ordnance Test Unit operates the Navy Port and ballistic missile submarines use the Trident Turning Basin for maintenance. The U.S. Coast Guard, U.S. Air Force and Military Sealift . . . — Map (db m164399) HM
57Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — Navaho
Prime Contractor: North American Aviation Type: Intercontinental Guided Missile The Navaho was a rocket-launched, air breathing, long-range intercontinental guided missile. The Navaho was considered to have the range, accuracy, and . . . — Map (db m164869) HM WM
58Florida (Brevard County), Cape Canaveral — To and From the Banana River
Florida’s largest lock connects the ocean to the Banana River. Ships, fishing and pleasure boats, barges and even space vehicles use Canaveral Lock to access the Port. Gates on the extra-wide lock open to adjust water levels. This ensures . . . — Map (db m164418) HM
59Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — A-7E Carrier-based attack-bomberVeterans Memorial Center
Manufacturer: LTV Aerospace Corporation, Dallas TX. Power plant: One 14,250lb Allison TF41-A-2 turbofan. Wing Span 38 ft 9; length, 46 ft 1 ½ in; Height, 16 ft 0 ¾; wing area, 375 sq. ft. Weights: Empty, 19,490 lb; max take off . . . — Map (db m164645) HM
60Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — America’s Women VeteransVeterans Memorial Center
Dedicated by the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution with deepest appreciation for the tremendous sacrifices made by America’s Women Veterans — Map (db m164618) WM
61Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — American Revolutionary WarVeterans Memorial Center
1776 Dedicated to all our Patriot Ancestors who Sacrificed their Lives, Families and Fortunes to secure our “Freedom” — Map (db m164676) WM
62Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Combat Wounded VeteransVeterans Memorial Center
Dedicated to the recipients of the nation’s oldest military decoration “The Purple Heart” My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country’s way to show they care. If I could be seen by all mankind . . . — Map (db m164817) WM
63Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — First Buffalo HuntVeterans Memorial Center
Over three years from 2013-16, Navy veteran Jim McDole, of part Choctaw and Cherokee Heritage, carved this magnificent first buffalo hunt from a large block of fallon Chinese tallow. McDole was a homeless veteran during most of his labors. The . . . — Map (db m164840) WM
64Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Korean Veterans MemorialVeterans Memorial Center
Has been erected to Honor and Remember All Veterans Who Died and Served in the Cause of Freedom, Preserving Democracy of South Korea 1950 – 1953 – and on Against Communist Aggression Freedom is Not Free . . . — Map (db m164614) WM
65Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — M41 Walker Bulldog American light tankVeterans Memorial Center
Wt: 24 tons 46 mm cannon 45mph Use: reconnaissance Crew: 4 Replaced World War II M24 Chaffee Tank Manufacturer: Cadillac Motor Car Division of GM Production: Cleveland, Ohio 1951-1954 Total Manufactured: 5,467 Worldwide Service . . . — Map (db m164643) HM
66Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Medal of HonorVeterans Memorial Center
Awarded by the United States of America for “Conspicuous” Gallantry and Intrepidity at the Risk of His or Her Life above and beyond the Call of Duty while engaged in an action against any enemy of the United States. . . . — Map (db m164675) WM
67Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Operation Desert StormVeterans Memorial Center
Timeline 1990 Aug. 2: Iraq Invades Kuwait Aug. 7: F-15’s Depart to Persian Gulf Aug. 7: USS Independence to Persian Gulf Nov. 8: 200,000 Troops Depart U.S. Nov. 29: U.N. Authorizes Force 1991 Jan. 12: U.S. Congress . . . — Map (db m164667) HM WM
68Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Operation Enduring FreedomVeterans Memorial Center
Their valor and sacrifice took the fight to the enemy likely saving many American lives at home. They gave the Afghan people their best chance in history to be free of fear and oppression. “All Gave Some Some Gave All” . . . — Map (db m164673) WM
69Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Operation Iraqi FreedomVeterans Memorial Center
"Operation Iraqi Freedom" U.S. Served in Iraq 1.5 mil. WIA 32,226, 4 MOH Awarded, KIA 4,491 Brevard County Service Members killed while serving in Iraq Army PFC Michael Creighton Weldon, 20 Palm Bay, KIA 29 Mar 2003 . . . — Map (db m164824) WM
70Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — POW★MIAVeterans Memorial Center
This memorial honors all Prisoners of War, remembering the tremendous hardships endured at the hands of their ruthless enemies as they braved captivity. The resilience and strength of the American service men and women showed great devotion and . . . — Map (db m164845) WM
71Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Sons of the American RevolutionBrevard Chapter — Liberty Tree —
"We descendants of the heroes of the American Revolution who, by their sacrifices established the United States of America …” dedicate this Liberty Tree in their honor. — Map (db m164622) WM
72Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — The “Dixie Doughboy”Veterans Memorial Center
There were 33,331 soldiers from Florida who served in World War I. Many served in the 31st Infantry Division. A division composed of soldiers primarily from Georgia, Alabama and Florida. Nicknamed the “Dixie Division”. This . . . — Map (db m164625) WM
73Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — U.S. Military Chaplain CorpsVeterans Memorial Center
Humanity In War This monument honors all military members of the Chaplain Corps. Remember those who serve our troops be they Christian, Jewish, Muslim, Hindu, Buddhist or any other religion. The first chaplain was commissioned on . . . — Map (db m164838) WM
74Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Veterans Memorial ParkVeterans Memorial Center
Dedicated to those who have served in the Armed Services of the United States Board of County Commissioners Carol Senne, Chairman District III Truman Scarborough, Jr. District I Roger W. Dobson District II Sue Schmitt . . . — Map (db m164826) WM
75Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — Vietnam 1959-1975Veterans Memorial Center
To Honor All Men & Women Who Served in Vietnam Together Then Together Again All Gave Some Some Gave All — Map (db m164612) WM
76Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — War DogsVeterans Memorial Center
Dedicated to war dogs and their handlers, past, present & future. Your deeds and sacrifices will always be remembered. — Map (db m164732) WM
77Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — World War IIVeterans Memorial Center
Lest We Forget European Theater Morocco , Algeria, Tunisia, Sicily, Salerno, Naples, Corsica, Anzio, Cassino Pacific Theater Pearl Harbor, Philippines, Wake Island, Guam, Bataan, Battle of the Coral Sea, Battle of . . . — Map (db m164687) WM
78Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — Brevard County World War I Memorial
To the honor of Brevard County boys who gave their services in the World War This tablet is dedicated in gratitude and pride by Phillip Perry Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Titusville, Florida . . . — Map (db m164318) WM
79Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — LR91-3 EngineThe American Space Museum
The LR91 was an American liquid-propellant rocket engine, which was used on the second stages of the Titan I intercontinental ballistic missiles and launch vehicles. This model offered an average of 105,000 pounds of thrust. This particular . . . — Map (db m164379) HM
80Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — North Brevard County Veterans Honor Roll
Dedicated to the heroic soldiers of America who served their country on land on the sea and in the air Our Roll of Honor Dennis R. Allerton • Joe Roy Avant • Wilbur Bevil • Joseph Cantrell • Sam D. Holmes, Jr. • John M. Kleinman • . . . — Map (db m164315) WM
81Florida (Brevard County), Titusville — RL-10 EngineThe American Space Museum
The RL-10 was the world’s first operational liquid hydrogen/liquid oxygen high energy restartable 2nd stage rocket engine used in space. Each individual engine produced 15,000 pounds of thrust. On January 29, 1964, a six-engine cluster of . . . — Map (db m164387) HM
82Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 10 — "Dutcher"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
William Dutcher was the first president of the National Association of Audubon Societies, appointed in 1905. He helped shape the organization and worked tirelessly for bird protection. He was instrumental in establishing the Audubon warden program . . . — Map (db m164918) HM
83Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 12 — "Baker-Curry"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
The Baker-Curry tree is named for two individuals whose unlikely partnership saved Corkscrew and established it as an Audubon Sanctuary. It started with passionate citizens who came together to stop the logging of the last remaining old-growth bald . . . — Map (db m164919) HM
84Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 3 — "Leopold"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Aldo Leopold is considered the father of the modern conservation ethic. He lamented the toll wrought on the landscape in the name of material progress, and the ever widening disconnect between society and land. Where John Muir was inspired by . . . — Map (db m164909) HM
85Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 4 — "Roosevelt"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Theodore Roosevelt, the 26th president of the United States (1901-1909) is known as the "conservationist president" for creating the Division of Forestry and protecting 230 million acres of federal land. He was a member of Florida Audubon during . . . — Map (db m164912) HM
86Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 6 — "Guy Bradley"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
Guy Bradley is one of the heroes of Audubon and one of the most colorful characters of its history. He was the first warden to be deputized by Audubon, a strange fact due to his passion for hunting birds for their valuable, fashionable plumes. When . . . — Map (db m164913) HM
87Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 7 — "Rhett Green"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
The Rhett Green tree is an iconic, massive individual, rugged like its namesake. It has withstood the test of time. In 1912, Rhett Green was hired as an Audubon warden to protect plume bearing birds such as egrets, herons and roseate spoonbills . . . — Map (db m164914) HM
88Florida (Collier County), Naples — Landmark Cypress № 8 — "Asteenahoofa"Corkscrew Swamp Sanctuary
In the early 1800s, the Seminole tribe sought and found refuge deep in the bald cypress forests of Southwest Florida during the Seminole Wars. This tree bears the Seminole name for big cypress, Asteenahoofa. It is straight, solid and free of . . . — Map (db m164916) HM
89Florida (Collier County), Naples — The Start of a Sanctuary
”We have to save the swamp a hundred times but we only get to lose it once.” In the 1930’s lumbermen began logging bald cypress trees because the trunks were knot-free and the wood was highly resistant to rot. Lumber . . . — Map (db m164799) HM
90Florida (Collier County), Naples — What Makes Corkscrew Swamp Special?National Natural Landmark
Bald cypress, the swamp and wood storks make this National Audubon Society sanctuary unique. The source of storks Wood storks come to Corkscrew Swamp during the dry months of winter and early spring. Here, in greater numbers than anywhere . . . — Map (db m164800) HM
91Florida (Hendry County), LaBelle — Honor The Dead By Serving The Living
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92Florida (Palm Beach County), Palm Beach — Paramount Theatre
Paramount Theatre has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior December 12, 1973 — Map (db m164860) HM
93Georgia (Ben Hill County), Fitzgerald — Portable Confinement Cage
This historical portable confinement cage was purchased by Ben Hill County from Manly Steel in the year 1913 for the purpose of transporting and housing the chain gang convicts while working on county roads. — Map (db m164784) HM
94Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — Harrison-Taylor HouseCirca 1904
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior on January 30, 1995 — Map (db m164639) HM
95Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — The War Between the States1861-1865
[east]This monument is erected in honor and memory of all Confederate soldiers who defended our constitutional freedoms. [north]C.S.A. President Jefferson Davis C.S.A. Vice-President Alexander H. Stephens Georgia Governor Joseph E. . . . — Map (db m164797) WM
96Georgia (Brooks County), Morven — The Old Morven School1914-1993
Home schooling prevailed in Morven District among early families. After 1865, small academies were supported by private means, with limited public funds. Morven Academy, founded by Dr. Robert Hitch, had local and boarding students for twenty years. . . . — Map (db m164634) HM
97Georgia (Bryan County), Richmond Hill — 015-7 — Sinking of the CSS "Nashville (Rattlesnake)"
In July, 1862, the CSS "Nashville", Capt. Baker, ran the Union blockade and entered Savannah via Wilmington River with a cargo of arms. Loaded with cotton for Europe, she attempted to escape via Ossabaw Sound. Thwarted by the vigilance of the . . . — Map (db m164870) HM
98Georgia (Clay County), Bluffton — Weston C. Lee Veterans Memorial Park
In memory of Army Ranger 1st Lt Weston Cecil Lee who sacrificed his life while serving his country in Mosul, Iraq April 29 2017 As they sacrificed themselves in conflict, may our children live in peace — Map (db m164112) WM
99Georgia (Irwin County), Ocilla — 077-3 — Jefferson Davis Memorial State Park
On May 4, 1865, Jefferson Davis arrived in Washington, Georgia (178 miles NE of the Park), where he performed his last duties as President of the Confederate States of America. Shortly thereafter, with a small staff and escort, he departed enroute . . . — Map (db m164830) HM
100Georgia (Pulaski County), Hawkinsville — To Our Confederate Soldiers
Comrades R.E. Lee T.J. Jackson — Map (db m164703) WM

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Jan. 21, 2021