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By Susan Van Den Bosch, April 29, 2021
Luverne Historic District
GEOGRAPHIC SORT WITH USA FIRST
1Alabama (Crenshaw County), Luverne — Luverne Historic DistrictCrenshaw County
On U.S. 331 north of 9th Street, on the right when traveling north.
The historic properties within the Luverne Historic District represent seventy years of history from the 1880s to the late 1940s. This district includes the first commercial businesses in downtown and middle to upper middle-class homes. These . . . Map (db m172462) HM
2Arkansas (Clay County), Corning — In Honor and Loving Memory
On Southwest Second Street at Chestnut Street, on the right when traveling south on Southwest Second Street.
. . . Map (db m172262) WM
3Arkansas (Little River County), Alleene — Will Reed Farm HomeMuseum Est. 1971
On Arkansas State Highway 234 at Local Highway 133, on the right when traveling south on Arkansas State Highway 234.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic places by the United States Department of the Interior. Founders Odessa Smith, Newton Smith, Dan Smith, Thelma Skies, Shelba Clowdis Alleene Birth Place of Chet Lauck The Lum . . . Map (db m172967) HM
4Arkansas (Little River County), Ashdown — Little River County War Memorial
On North 2nd Street 0.1 miles north of Commerce St, on the right when traveling south.
Little River County War Memorial 1917-1918 & 1941-1945. See picture for list of namesMap (db m172969) WM
5Arkansas (Monroe County), Brinkley — 100 West Cyprus Street
On West Cypress Street just east of North New Orleans Avenue, on the left when traveling east.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m172214) HM
6Arkansas (Monroe County), Brinkley — 1921 Brass Bell
On West Cypress Street (U.S. 70) 0.1 miles east of North New Orleans Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
1921 brass bell from Farrell Locomotive Works, 1898 - 1994, Brinkley, ArkansasMap (db m172512) HM
7Arkansas (Monroe County), Brinkley — American Legion Memorial
On West Cypress Street 0.2 miles east of North Main Street (U.S. 49), on the left when traveling east.
American Legion Memorial Claude Sims Post #69 Brinkley, Arkansas Dedicated 2005 Names not transcribed Sculptor: Roy W. Butler Models from U.S. 6th RCTG BDE, NV-CPT Van Kirk, SFC TovarMap (db m172225) WM
8Arkansas (Monroe County), Brinkley — Willie CobbsSounds from the Soil & Soul — Arkansas Delta Music Trail —
On West Cypress Street at North New Orleans Avenue, on the left when traveling east on West Cypress Street.
Willie Cobbs was born July 15, 1932 in Smale, a small farming town near Brinkley in Monroe County, Arkansas. Known as an American blues singer, harmonica player, songwriter, and nightclub owner, his recording career has spanned six decades. His . . . Map (db m172846) HM
9Arkansas (Randolph County), Pocahontas — Veterans Memorial
On West Broadway Street at South Marr Street, on the left when traveling west on West Broadway Street.
Randolph County will remember These gave all Names not listed World War I We the citizens of Randolph County pay humble tribute to the living and the dead who helped preserve us a free people. World War II May . . . Map (db m172264) WM
10Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — Operation Iraqi Freedom / Operation Enduring Freedom Memorial
On West Conway Street at North Main Street on West Conway Street.
Kevin N. Morehead • William W. LabadieMap (db m172524) WM
11Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — Persian Gulf War Memorial1991
On West Conway Street at North Main Street, on the left when traveling west on West Conway Street.
Dedicated to the men and women of Saline County who served for the cause of freedom We sent our bestMap (db m172523) WM
12Arkansas (St. Francis County), Forrest City — Veterans Memorial
On South Izard Street just south of Court Avenue, on the left when traveling south.
In God we Trust Dedicated to veterans of St. Francis County To the gallant men and women who served their country during Peace time and war with honor. We shall not forgetMap (db m172205) WM
13California (Glenn County), Glenn — William B. Ide’s Public Service
On California Route 45, 0.7 miles north of Route 28, on the right when traveling north.
Early California pioneer, member of original Bear Flag Party organized June 1846 in Colusi County, since changed to Colusa. As first and only president of "California Republic", issued, on June 18, 1846, historic proclamation. Held . . . Map (db m172453) HM
14California (Glenn County), Orland — Pioneer Homesite
On 2nd Avenue at Cutting Avenue, on the left when traveling south on 2nd Avenue.
Location of the first frame house in Glenn County. Erected in 1850 by Martin A. Reager and Andrew S.C. Cleek. A stopping place for oxen teams, mule freighters and river boats. Martin Reager farmed this land until 1864. “Westward . . . Map (db m172452) HM
15California (Glenn County), Orland — Simpson Bridge Memorial
Near Route 206, 4 miles west of Newville Road (Route 200), on the right when traveling west.
Dedicated to the Noah Simpson family, early settlers of Stony Creek Valley. The steel girders that form the arch were part of the original bridge constructed in 1885 and used until 1961. This site overlooks the location of the original bridge . . . Map (db m172451) HM
16California (Glenn County), Willows — Birth of the Air Tanker ProgramDedicated to the Pioneers who started Aerial Firefighting
On County Road G at Airport Road on County Road G.
The first operational air tanker was developed in Willows, by the Willows Flying Service in 1955, at the request of the Fire Control Officer for the Mendocino National Forest. A Boeing Stearman 75 “Caydet” Agricultural Aircraft was . . . Map (db m172450) HM
17California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — El Pueblo de Los Angeles
On Monterey Road at Debs Park Road, on the left when traveling north on Monterey Road.
This plaque marks the boundary of the original northeast corner of El Pueblo de la Reina de Los Angeles, founded on September 4, 1781, and established by survey in 1849.Map (db m173074) HM
18California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — El Pueblo de Los Angeles
On Olympic Boulevard at Indiana Street, on the left when traveling east on Olympic Boulevard.
This plaque marks the location of the original southeast corner of El Pueblo Nuestra Senora la Reina de Los Angeles de Porciuncula as established in 1781.Map (db m173078) HM
19California (San Bernardino County), Mojave National Preserve — Rock HouseMojave National Preserve
On Rock Spring Road 0.2 miles south of Cedar Canyon Road, on the left when traveling south.
While fighting in Europe during World War I, Bert Smith was exposed to poison gasses used during that war. Returning to the U.S. with scarred lungs, Bert eventually moved to the Mojave Desert in the late 1920s. When Bert built his Rock . . . Map (db m172446) HM
20California (San Diego County), San Diego — (12) — Carriage Works, 1890
On G Street east of 4th Street.
Constructed to house the wholesale business of Todd and Hawley, which operated here until 1902. Their stock was purchased by Lyons Implement Company, which carried a complete line of Studebaker vehicles, including buggies and wagons. Along with . . . Map (db m172608) HM
21California (San Diego County), San Diego — 13 — Labor Temple Building, 1907
On 4th Street.
This building was the meeting place for various unions, including those for bartenders, cigar makers, theatrical employees, and the Women Union Labor Leagues. Also home to the San Diego Machine Shop, which operated here for four years during the . . . Map (db m172609) HM
22California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Willie McCovey Cove
Near San Francisco Bay Trail north of 3rd Street.
The portion of San Francisco Bay located beyond the right field wall of Oracle Park is affectionately known as "WILLIE MCCOVEY COVE” in honor of the Hall of Fame great. One of the most respected and feared hitters in baseball during his 22 . . . Map (db m172978) HM
23Florida (Alachua County), Traxler — Springhill Methodist Church/Traxler, Fla.
On Old Bellamy Road 0.2 miles west of Northwest 173rd Road Street, on the left when traveling west.
Springhill Methodist Church Organized-1860, On the Bellamy Road Present building erected, 1915 Educational annex a part of Bland Church 1956 Traxler, Fla. This community was named Traxler in the late 1880's when . . . Map (db m172727) HM
24Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Catherine Street Fire StationBuilt in 1902
Near Gator Bowl Boulevard at A.P. Randolph Street, on the right when traveling east.
Built ten months after the great Jacksonville Fire of 1901. It serves as the most obvious link between present day Jacksonville and its turn of the century catastrophe, which is still the largest metropolitan fire ever to occur in the South. . . . Map (db m172477) HM
25Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Delius HouseJacksonville University
On Dolphin Drive at River Road, on the right when traveling east on Dolphin Drive.
This house was the home in 1884-1885 of the English composer, Frederick Delius. Until 1961 it stood in Solano Grove, Picolata at which time Mrs. Henry l. Richmond deeded the house and site to the University. The Delius Trust in London and other . . . Map (db m172441) HM
26Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — F-687 — Douglas Anderson School
On San Diego Road at White Avenue, on the right when traveling west on San Diego Road.
In 1922, the Duval County Board of Public Instruction opened South Jacksonville School No.107, the only public school on the southside of Jacksonville for African-American children in grades one through nine. Spearheading the building of this . . . Map (db m172473) HM
27Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Historic Cosmo Community
On Fort Caroline Road 0.2 miles north of Heathfield Road, on the right when traveling north.
The Cosmo community is located on the road that during the days of plantations led from the town of Fulton to St. Augustine, Florida. The origin of the Cosmo name remains a mystery but the residents of this small, close-knit black community took . . . Map (db m172514) HM
28Florida (Escambia County), Pensacola Beach — William Bartram TrailTraced 1773-1777 — Deep South Region —
Near Fort Pickens Road north of Battery Cooper Loop Road, on the right when traveling west.
In 1775 William Bartram described Pensacola's natural harbor safe and large enough to shelter all the the Navies of Europe.Map (db m172603) HM
29Florida (Leon County), Miccosukee — Miccosukee United Methodist ChurchNational Register of Historic Places
On Veterans Memorial Drive (Florida Route 59) 0.1 miles south of Moccasin Gap Road (Florida Route 142), on the left when traveling south.
Miccosukee United Methodist Church has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Est. 1928 — Built 1876Map (db m172646) HM
30Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-1044 — Site of the Pittman Boarding House/Willie and Carrie Pittman
On West Jennings Street near South Bronough Street.
Site of Pittman Boarding House In 1947, Willie and Carrie Pittman purchased this lot at 1447 South Bronough Street from Fred and Clara Carrol for the price of $10. Soon after, the Pittmans built a two-story, 13-room, wood-frame house on the . . . Map (db m172640) HM
31Florida (Leon County), Tallahassee — F-1112 — Trinity United Methodist Church
On West Park Avenue near North Duval Street, on the right when traveling west.
Methodists formed Tallahassee's first religious organization, which later became Trinity United Methodist Church. They first met in the Myers home on September 28, 1824.Of the ten attendees, six were white and four were black. A city block, at the . . . Map (db m172645) HM
32Florida (Madison County), Greenville — F-183 — The Town of Greenville(Frontier Sandy Ford)
On U.S. 90 at Broad Street, on the right when traveling east on U.S. 90.
Begun as Sandy Ford, 1850, Samuel Williams was the first postmaster in 1854. Called Station 5 on the Pensacola-Georgia R.R., the name Greenville, for Greenville, S.C., came in the 1860's. Elijah Hays helped its expansion after 1876. Incorporated in . . . Map (db m172571) HM
33Florida (Madison County), Lee — Middle Florida Missionary Baptist Association/Macedonia Missionary Baptist Church
On U.S. 90 at Northeast Macedonia Church Road, on the right when traveling west on U.S. 90.
MIDDLE FLORIDA MISSIONARY BAPTIST ASSOCIATION
The Middle Florida Baptist Association was formed at Macedonia Church, November 9, 1900, by a group of churches formerly in The Florida Association. Reverend, J.T. Farnell was the First . . . Map (db m173106) HM
34Florida (Madison County), Madison — Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr.
Near Southwest Pinckney Street just east of Shelby Street, on the right when traveling east.
This Post Office is dedicated to the memory of Captain Colin P. Kelly, Jr. who served his country and his men with distinction and bravery, giving his life in the Pacific December 1941 Established by an Act of Congress July . . . Map (db m172574) HM WM
35Florida (Nassau County), Callahan — Skirmish of American Revolution
On Kings Road (U.S. 1) just north of North Brandies Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
June 30th, 1778, a force of 300 American Cavalry commanded by Colonel Elijah Clarke, participating in General Robert Howe's invasion of Florida, attacked a column of British at this place (Alligator Creek Bridge), but were unable to penetrate the . . . Map (db m172581) HM
36Florida (Nassau County), Fernandina Beach — Florida HouseJosé Martí — 1853-1895 —
On South 3rd Street south of Centre Street, on the left when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m172850) HM
37Florida (Putnam County), Palatka — F-83 — Palatka
On Reid Street (U.S. 17) at North 11th Street, on the right when traveling east on Reid Street.
Established as a trading post in 1821, the settlement was burned in the Seminole War (1836). In 1838, the U.S. Government constructed Fort Shannon which served as a garrison, supply depot and hospital for the forts in the southern area of Florida. . . . Map (db m172826) HM
38Florida (Wakulla County), St. Marks — The Old Store on the Wakulla River1784-1804
On Old Fort Road at River Breeze Street when traveling south on Old Fort Road.
[front side] St. Marks was the only settlement along this coast at the time of the American Revolution and became economically important after the war. In 1784, Panton, Leslie & Company set up a store along the west bank of the Wakulla . . . Map (db m172510) HM
39Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — The Reversed TrenchPine Knob Battle
On Maryhill Lane, on the left when traveling west.
Constructed and manned by Confederate infantry on June 15, 1864 the location of this trench enabled the southerners to deliver a deadly flank fire into the right of Geary’s division (20th Army Corps) as it approached the principal line of . . . Map (db m172494) HM
40Georgia (Dougherty County), Albany — St. Teresa's Catholic Church
On West Residence Avenue east of North Jefferson Street (Georgia Route 91), on the left when traveling east.
St. Teresa's Church was constructed in 1859-1860, on land given by Col. Nelson Tift, founder of Albany. It is the oldest church building in Albany and the oldest Catholic church in Georgia still in use. The bricks were handmade by laborers on the . . . Map (db m172726) HM
41Georgia (Grady County), Cairo — Zebulon TheaterCairo, Georgia — 15 April 1936 —
On North Broad Street (Georgia Route 93) just south of 3rd Avenue Northeast, on the right when traveling south.
The Oldest of Three Single Screen Movie Theaters In Georgia Marked by John Lee of Nansemond Chapter Colonial Dames XVII Century 15 April 2020Map (db m172570) HM
42Georgia (Macon County), Andersonville — Andersonville National Cemetery
On Cemetery Road 0.4 miles north of Prison Site Road, on the right when traveling north.
This cemetery began as a burial place for the 12,920 Union soldiers who died in the nearby prison camp. The orderly rows and peaceful setting contrast with the misery and disease within that stockade. When Andersonville National Cemetery was . . . Map (db m173060) HM
43Georgia (Macon County), Andersonville — In Memory of ...Andersonville National Historic Site
Near Georgia Route 49 0.5 miles north of Ellaville Street (Georgia Route 228), on the right when traveling north.
After the Civil War, people wanted to preserve Civil War sites and remember fallen soldiers. At Andersonville, the Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic (LGAR) and the Women's Relief Corps led these efforts. They encouraged states to place . . . Map (db m173064) HM
44Georgia (Mitchell County), Camilla — The Spirit of Camilla
On West Broad Street (Georgia Route 37) west of Butler Street, on the right when traveling west.
The Spirit of Camilla engine was built by Baldwin of Eddystone, PA, for Brooks-Scalon Corp., a lumber company in Foley, FL, and delivered in April 1925. Designated Engine #9, the oil-fired engine was later purchased by Foley Lumber Co., which sold . . . Map (db m172790) HM
45Georgia (Sumter County), Americus — 129-1 — Sumter County
Near South Dudley Street just south of West Lamar Street (Georgia Route 49), on the right when traveling south.
This County, created by Act of the Legislature December 26, 1831, is named for Gen. Thomas Sumter of South Carolina who fought in the French & Indian Wars and Revolution. At Andersonville was located the famous and unjustly criticized Confederate . . . Map (db m172817) HM
46Georgia (Sumter County), Americus — 129-4 — Sumter County in the Civil Rights Movement
Near South Dudley Street just south of West Lamar Street (Georgia Route 49), on the right when traveling south.
Martin Luther King Jr. was arrested for protesting racial segregation in Albany on December 16, 1961, and held in the Sumter County jail. Kings arrest dovetailed with community and Student Nonviolent Coordinating Committee (SNCC) efforts to . . . Map (db m172819) HM
47Hawaii (Hawaii County), Kailua-Kona — Birthplace of Kauikeaouli, Kamehameha III1814 - 1854
Near Kaleiopapa Street 1 mile north of Alii Highway, on the right when traveling north. Reported permanently removed.
Kauikeaouli was born within this enclosure March 17, 1814 the second son of Kamehameha I and Keopuolani. His reign (1825-1854) was the longest in the history of the Kingdom. While a minor, his kingdom knew the firm regency of Queen Ka'ahumanu, . . . Map (db m172848) HM
48Hawaii (Hawaii County), Waimea — Pu'ukoholā HeiauPu'ukoholā Heiau National Historic Site — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Near Spencer Beach Park Road 0.2 miles west of Kawaihae Road (Hawaii Route 270), on the right when traveling west.
Build a heiau on Pu'ukohola, the "hill of the whale," dedicate it to your war god, and you will achieve your dream — you will rule the islands. Responding to this prophecy told by Kapoukahi, a famous seer, Kamehameha built the . . . Map (db m172849) HM
49Idaho (Lemhi County), Tendoy — Tendoy, Chief of the Lemhi ShoshoneLewis and Clark in Lemhi County
On State Highway 28 near Tendoy Lane, on the right.
This community is named for a great man: Tendoy, chief of the Lemhi Shoshone from 1863 to 1907. During the Nez Perce, Bannock and Sheepeater troubles of the 1870s, Tendoy preserved the peace in Lemhi County. In gratitude, prominent local settlers . . . Map (db m172862) HM
50Illinois (Cook County), Matteson — Matteson, IllinoisThe Lincoln Highway in Illinois
On 216th Street 0.1 miles east of Locust Street, on the right when traveling east.
Transportation has always played a vital role in the growth of Matteson, which sits at the crossroads of America's first transcontinental road, The Lincoln Highway, and the Illinois Central Railroad. The Mahler family was instrumental in bringing . . . Map (db m172983) HM
51Illinois (Cook County), Sauk Village — Sauk Village
On Sauk Trail Plaza 0.2 miles from Torrence Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
Portions of the Lincoln Highway were first established by identifying existing roads to be paved. The Sauk Trail from the eastern Illinois border westbound through Sauk Village was designated as a section of the original route, including the . . . Map (db m172979) HM
52Illinois (DuPage County), Lombard — 33 — Votes For WomenRoad To The 19th Amendment
On West Maple Street just west of South Park Avenue, on the right when traveling east.
On April 6, 1891, attorney Ellen Martin & 14 women voted in Lombard election asserting town charter gave right to all citizens of voting age.Map (db m173085) HM
53Illinois (Mercer County), Aledo — Lest We Forget
On SE 3rd St at N College Ave, on the left on SE 3rd St.
Lest we forget World War I Anderson, Frank E. · Anderson, Henry · Dunn, Berl · Erickson, Gustaf W. · Fisher, Everett · Holdsworth, Robert · Johnson, Gilbert · Landrith, William Roy · Lee Charles H. · McGee Floyd D. · Norris George · Streets Edward . . . Map (db m171276) WM
54Illinois (Monroe County), Columbia — Immaculate Conception Church340 S Main St — Historic Main Street —
On South Main Street 0.1 miles north of East Madison Street, on the right when traveling north.
Immaculate Conception Church was built in 1866 on land purchased for $600 from Henry Schumacher in 1863. The church was dedicated December 12, 1867by Bishop Juncker. The building was remodeled in 1904, and the improvement included the installation . . . Map (db m172805) HM
55Illinois (Monroe County), Columbia — Pfeffer Mercantile Store402-418 S Main St. — Historic Main Street —
On South Main Street just south of East Madison Street, on the right when traveling north.
This large frame building was the location of the Emil Pfeffer Mercantile Store. An open porch extended across the entire front of the building and wrapped around the north side. The Weilbacher family acquired this building in the 1920s and called . . . Map (db m172804) HM
56Illinois (Randolph County), Baldwin — In Honor of Veterans of All Wars
On South 3rd Street 0.1 miles south of West Elm Street, on the left when traveling south.
Nicholas Laufer American Legion Post 619 In Honor of Veterans of All WarsMap (db m172427) WM
57Illinois (Randolph County), Chester — The Spirt of 17761776 - 1976
On State Street (Illinois Route 150) just south of Church Street, on the right when traveling south.
The spirit of 1776 still lives in America "Honor the dead by helping the living"Map (db m172431) WM
58Illinois (St. Clair County), Cahokia — Welcome To Historic Village of Cahokia
On Mississippi Avenue (Illinois Route 3) at Camp Jackson Road (Illinois Route 157), on the right when traveling north on Mississippi Avenue.
The historic town of Cahokia was founded by French-Canadian missionaries in 1699. It was the first European settlement on the Mississippi River and remains the oldest village existing on the river.Map (db m172553) HM
59Illinois (St. Clair County), Caseyville — Caseyville War Memorial
On South Long Street west of South Main Street (Illinois Route 157), on the right when traveling west.
Presented by VFW Post 1117 in memory of all of Caseyville deceased Veterans.Map (db m172681) WM
60Illinois (St. Clair County), Caseyville — Dedicated to the Men and Women of the United States
On Long Street at Wait Street, on the left when traveling north on Long Street.
Dedicated to the men and women of the United States who gave their lives in defense of their Country Ladies Auxiliary VFW Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States.Map (db m172688) WM
61Illinois (St. Clair County), Smithton — Roll of Honor
On South Main Street (Illinois Route 159) just south of Mill Street, on the right when traveling south.
Prairie Du-Long Township Roll of Honor Soldiers and Sailors 1919 Priv. William Birkner • Sergt. Robert Brielmier • Corp. Edwin Brielmier • Corp. Clemence Brielmier • Priv. Ben Brielmier • Priv. Edward Bretch • Priv. Edward . . . Map (db m172501) WM
62Illinois (Will County), University Park — The Van Buren Sisters
On Farmview Road just east of Surrey Lane, on the right when traveling west.
In 1916, Adeline and Augusta Van Buren set out to prove women could ride motorcycles across the country to serve as military dispatch riders. Even though their attempt was futile, they became the first women to make a solo coast-to-coast trek on the . . . Map (db m172993) HM
63Indiana (Dearborn County), Aurora — Steamboat Clinton
On Judiciary Street at 2nd Street, on the right when traveling east on Judiciary Street.
On the bank of the Ohio near here, opposite the Eagle Hotel, Pinkney James built the steamboat CLINTON 1823-24. The launching July 4, 1824 occasioned a great celebration and firing of cannon.Map (db m172613) HM
64Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Mason City — St. John Baptist Church715 Sixth Street S.W.      Mason City, Iowa
On 6th Street SW at South Jackson Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 6th Street SW.
Conceptualized in 1919, incorporated - September 21, 1920. This site for the church was purchased in 1926. The founding members and families of St. John Baptist Church worked diligently to erect a building to bring a small but growing . . . Map (db m172803) HM
65Iowa (Franklin County), Geneva — Franklin County Pioneers1852
On Raven Avenue at 105th Street (County Highway C47), on the right when traveling north on Raven Avenue.
James B. Reeve Adaline Reeve Fernando, Henry, Orrilla, Orson, Beulah, Rumsey, Susan, Albert, Ellen, Herman, Emily. August 5, 1855 County organized and first election held in a log house 40 ft. west. County business was transacted . . . Map (db m172624) HM
66Iowa (Franklin County), Hampton — Power To The PeopleRural Electrification Act of 1936
On 110th Street 0.2 miles west of Olive Avenue, on the right when traveling west.
1936 The Rural Electrification Act (R.E.A.) signed by President Franklin Roosevelt provided loans for the purpose of construction of rural electrical generating plants. 1937, Feb. 10 - The Federated R.E.A. was incorporated forming together . . . Map (db m172575) HM
67Iowa (Franklin County), Hampton — The Old Stone House
On 110th Street (County Highway C47) at Raven Avenue, on the right when traveling east on 110th Street.
In 1853, Leander Reeve and James Reeve broke 10 acres of native prairie before returning to Ohio for their families. In 1854, Leander Reeve build a house of native lime stone. It remained a family home throughout the 1950s. After this, the empty . . . Map (db m172626) HM
68Kentucky (Bourbon County), Carlisle — Edward Boone1740- 1780
On See Road, on the right when traveling east.
Edward Boone was killed by Indians here on the banks of Boone Creek on Oct. 4, 1780, while hunting with his brother Daniel. He was buried here the next day by Daniel and a party from Boone’s Station, near Athens, Ky, where Edward, Daniel and their . . . Map (db m172021) HM
69Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — Pook TurtlesThe New Ironclad Gunships
Near Fort Heiman Road 0.6 miles east of Kline Trail, on the left when traveling east.
Two of the ironclad gunboats that attacked Fort Henry on February 6, 1862, were among several designed by Samuel S. Pook for the U.S. War Department in 1861. They were called "Pook Turtles" because their sloping rectangular sides, called casemates, . . . Map (db m173042) HM
70Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — An Unfinished Fort
On Fort Heiman Road south of County Road 1242D4, on the left when traveling south.
Mounds of earth atop this high bluff are the remains of Confederate Fort Heiman. Its commanding view of the Tennessee River made it ideal to support the low-lying, flood-prone Fort Henry across the river. Confederate Brig. Gen. Lloyd Tilghman, then . . . Map (db m173073) HM
71Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — Forrest Stages A Raid
On Fort Heiman Road south of County Road 1242D4, on the left when traveling south.
In late October 1864 Brig. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest and 3,500 Confederate cavalrymen used Fort Heiman as a base to attack Union supply vessels on the Tennessee River. After placing several artillery pieces along this bluff, Forrest's troopers . . . Map (db m173070) HM
72Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — Fort Heiman
Near Fort Heiman Road 0.6 miles east of Kline Trail, on the left when traveling east.
Fort Heiman is part of Fort Donelson National Battlefield. Named for Confederate Col. Adolphus Heiman who commanded the fort's 1,000-man garrison, Fort Heiman was a small, irregular earthen fortification built here atop Stewart's Hill on the . . . Map (db m173038) HM
73Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — Slave Labor
Near Fort Heiman Road 0.6 miles east of Kline Trail, on the left when traveling east.
Fort Heiman, in which you are standing, was built almost entirely by slaves from Mississippi and Alabama. Slaves, as well as white laborers pressed into Confederate service, helped to build all three forts guarding the Tennessee and Cumberland . . . Map (db m173046) HM
74Kentucky (Calloway County), New Concord — Under Union Occupation
On Fort Heiman Road 0.1 miles east of Kline Trail, on the left when traveling east.
After Confederate forces abandoned Fort Heiman in February 1862, Federal troops occupied it until March 6, 1863. The fort was strengthened and became a major supply depot for Union troops and gunboats. A new fortification (Federal Fort) was also . . . Map (db m173033) HM
75Kentucky (Hardin County), Elizabethtown — ‘The Great Diamond Hoax’Gem of a Swindle...
On Public Square at South Main Street, on the left when traveling north on Public Square.
Philip Arnold was one of Elizabethtown's most notorious characters of the 19th century. A native of Elizabethtown, Arnold served in the Mexican War before prospecting for gold in the west. He returned to Elizabethtown in 1854, married Mary E. . . . Map (db m170852) HM
76Kentucky (Harrison County), Cynthiana — Cynthiana Confederate Memorial
Near East Pike Street (Kentucky Route 32) at Confederate Drive, on the right when traveling east.
Erected May 27, 1869 by the Cynthiana Confederate Memorial Association in memory of the Confederate dead who fell in defense of constitutional liberty Their names shall never be forgot while fame her record keeps, and glory . . . Map (db m172625) WM
77Kentucky (Harrison County), Cynthiana — Harrison County Courthouse
On South Main Street (U.S. 62) at Pike Street (Kentucky Route 32), on the right when traveling south on South Main Street.
Harrison County Courthouse Cynthiana, Ky 41031 Court Square given to county by Robert Harrison 1792 Third and present courthouse erected 1853 Original contractor, John Huddleston Clock and bell added 1856 North and south wings . . . Map (db m172592) HM
78Kentucky (Harrison County), Cynthiana — Harrison County Veterans Memorial
On East Pike Street (Kentucky Route 32) at Confederate Dr., on the right when traveling east on East Pike Street.
Dedicated to all men and women from Harrison County who served in all branches of the military service on behalf of our country Distinguished gallantry and valor above and beyond the call of duty Once in our lives Forever in our hearts . . . Map (db m172600) WM
79Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — 2224 — Covington & Lexington Turnpike
On West 7th Street at Washington Street, in the median on West 7th Street.
In 1834, Ky. chartered Covington & Lexington Turnpike Road Co. to build artificial road. Macadamized turnpike finished in early 1850s. Was important in moving farm goods from the Bluegrass, notably hogs and cattle to Covington and Cincinnati, then . . . Map (db m172560) HM
80Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — 1527 — Trinity Episcopal Church
On Madison Avenue just north of East 4th Street (Kentucky Route 8), on the left when traveling south.
Parish organized, Nov. 24, 1842. Cornerstone of first church laid June 24, 1843. Gothic windows of the church sanctuary dedicated vestryman John W. Stevenson, governor and U.S. senator. Bishop Benjamin B. Smith consecrated the building in 1860. Bell . . . Map (db m172555) HM
81Kentucky (Laurel County), London — Defeated Camp Burial GroundMcNitt Cemetery — On Boone’s Trace —
On Mountain Life Museum Road at Levi Jackson Road (Kentucky Route 1006), on the left when traveling east on Mountain Life Museum Road.
The McNitt Company, a group of early settlers organized in Virginia for protection on the trip to Kentucky settlements, was camped here on Boone’s Trace. Failing to post a guard they were massacred by Indians on October 3, 1786. The victims were . . . Map (db m172968) HM
82Kentucky (Laurel County), London — Levi Jackson Historic StumpMcNitt Massacre — On Boone’s Trace —
Near Group Campground Road near Levi Jackson Mill Rd (Kentucky Route 1006).
At this site on October 3, 1786 a young woman of the McNitt Party, settlers who came to be known as the “Defeated Camp”, gave birth to a daughter in a hollow tree after escaping an Indian massacre that killed all but 3 members of their . . . Map (db m172971) HM
83Kentucky (Laurel County), London — McNitt DefeatWorst Indian Massacre in all Kentucky — On Boone’s Trace —
On Mountain Life Museum Rd at Levi Jackson Rd (Kentucky Route 1006), on the left when traveling east on Mountain Life Museum Rd.
McNitt Defeat October 3rd, 1786 Worst Indian Massacre in all KentuckyMap (db m172970) HM
84Kentucky (Lee County), Beattyville — 2624 — Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment
On Kentucky Route 11 at Silo Road, on the left when traveling south on State Route 11.
Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment was formed in 1861 at Congleton Springs in Owsley County, which is now part of Lee County. Owsley County led all Kentucky counties in the percentage of men enrolled in the Union Army and many from the county . . . Map (db m172627) HM
85Kentucky (Lincoln County), Crab Orchard — Crab Orchard Cemetery Confederate Memorial
Near Cemetery Road (County Route 2032) at Cedar Street.
Here off duty til the last reveille, rest the Southern soldiers, few in number, who were slain in this and in adjoining counties during the War of Secession. They fell among strangers, unknown, unfriended, yet not unhonored: for strangers' hands . . . Map (db m172630) WM
86Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — Montgomery County Kentucky Vietnam Casualties
On Courthouse Square (County Route 1066) at North Maysville Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west on Courthouse Square.
Dedicated to the Memory of Montgomery County, Kentucky Vietnam Casualties Leonard Wayne Campbell PFC U.S. Army Apr 11, 1941 Oct 13, 1967 George Edward Corey LCPL U.S. Marine Corps Aug 25, 1945 Jul 24, 1966 Edward Taul . . . Map (db m172469) WM
87Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — Montgomery County Kentucky World War I Memorial
On Courthouse Square (County Route 1066) at North Maysville Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west on Courthouse Square.
In Memoriam Montgomery boys who died for America in the Great War Roger Baker · Charles Blevins · Dee Carter · Howard Cassidy · Andy Cooper · James Gibbs · James Gibson · Walter Hopkins · Moton Judy · Arthur Karrick · . . . Map (db m172475) WM
88Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — Montgomery County Korean War Memorial
On Courthouse Square (County Route 1066) at North Maysville Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling west on Courthouse Square.
. . . Map (db m172506) WM
89Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — Montgomery County Veterans Memorial
On North Broadway at Courthouse Square (County Route 1066), on the left when traveling south on North Broadway.
Montgomery County recognizes the sacrifices of all those from our county who served in the United States Armed Forces. Especially those who gave the ultimate sacrifice Greater love has no one than this. That one lay down his life for his . . . Map (db m172509) WM
90Kentucky (Montgomery County), Mount Sterling — Montgomery County World War II Memorial
On Courthouse Square (County Route 1066) at North Maysville Street (U.S. 460), on the right when traveling east on Courthouse Square.
They gave their tomorrows so that we may have today Malcolm P. Alfrey · Bailey, Clarence W. · Barber, Dawson W. · Dawson W. Barber · Robert G. Botts · John M. Brainer · Earl Branham · Donald R. Buchanan · A. Bernard Chandler · . . . Map (db m172474) WM
91Kentucky (Owsley County), Booneville — Owsley County Veterans Memorial
On South Court Street (Kentucky Route 11) near Main Street (Kentucky Route 30), on the left when traveling south.
This memorial is dedicated to Owsley County men who lost their lives in World War II Clarence Amis · Fred Baker · Harlan Baker · Hobert Baker · Harold Barrett · Everett Becknell · Charles Bowles · Charlie Bowman · Lester . . . Map (db m172529) WM
92Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Frank Hayden"Public School No. 1 Yearbook" — Wood Relief - Courtesy of Mrs. Bert S. Turner —
On North Boulevard near St. Louis Street, on the right when traveling east.
Frank Hayden, one of Louisiana's most acclaimed sculptors and a Southern University professor of Fine Art, was an inspiring artist who created work that ranged from the monumental to the intimate. His bronze and wood sculptures have an aesthetic . . . Map (db m172830) HM
93Maryland (Calvert County), Prince Frederick — Joseph & James WilkinsonTwo revolutionary leaders who grew up on farm south of Hunting Creek
Near Stoakley Road at Solomons Island Road (Maryland Route 2/4), on the right when traveling west. Reported missing.
Joseph Wilkinson was colonel in the Revolution and a legislator. His younger brother James, an adventurer, first attained general’s rank in 1777 at the age of 20. James built a grist-mill nearby, became General-in-Chief of the army, was Military . . . Map (db m172810) HM
94Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0549 — Alpha House
On Eliot Street 0.1 miles west of Brush Street, on the left when traveling east.
Built about 1918, this Neoclassical-style structure houses Gamma Lambda Chapter, third graduate chapter of the first black national Greek letter fraternity in the United States: Alpha Phi Alpha Fraternity, Inc. Founded in 1906 at Cornell University, . . . Map (db m172650) HM
95Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S0534 — American Academy of Pediatrics
On East Alexandrine Street at John R Street, on the left when traveling south on East Alexandrine Street.
The American Academy of Pediatrics was founded on June 24, 1930, by thirty-four physicians at Harper Hospital. Isaac A. Abt, M.D., was elected as its first president; John L. Morse, M.D., was chosen as the first vice-president; and Clifford G. . . . Map (db m172655) HM
96Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L1764 — Assumption Roman Catholic Church / Assumption Grotto Church Complex
On Gratiot Avenue at Mapleridge Street, on the right when traveling north on Gratiot Avenue.
Assumption Roman Catholic Church The origins of Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary Roman Catholic Church can be traced to 1830, when German immigrants first arrived in Detroit. Warned away from cholera-stricken Detroit, they built a log . . . Map (db m172802) HM
97Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — At The Height Of His PowersThe Early Years of Henry Ford
On Piquette Avenue at Beaubien Boulevard, on the right when traveling east on Piquette Avenue.
Henry Ford was only 41 years old when the new Ford Motor Company moved to Piquette Avenue in lat 1904. Despite two earlier corporate failures, he was a gifted and self-taught engineer, a decisive risk-taker. And he was able to envision the new . . . Map (db m172661) HM
98Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L2274 — Bailey Temple Church Of God In Christ
On McKinley Avenue at West Edsel Ford Service Drive, on the right when traveling north on McKinley Avenue.
On July 4, 1926, Pastor John Seth Bailey (1896-1984) founded the McKinley Avenue Church of God in Christ. The church held services in a tent here, then moved to a nearby store in the winter. They built a brick church in 1928 and lengthened it by . . . Map (db m172687) HM
99Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S650 — Brewster Homes
On Eliot Street at St. Antoine, on the right when traveling east on Eliot Street.
Between 1910 and 1940 Detroit’s African American population increased dramatically. Faced with restrictions on where they could live, many African Americans were forced into substandard housing. In 1935 First Lady Eleanor Roosevelt broke ground for . . . Map (db m172651) HM
100Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — L0774 — Church of Annunciation
On East Lafayette Street at Chrysler Drive, on the right when traveling west on East Lafayette Street.
The Annunciation (Evangelismos) Greek Orthodox Church was founded in 1910. It became the center of Detroit’s Hellenic community, which dates back to the early 1890s. The first liturgy was held in a rented hall on Miami Boulevard (now Broadway). By . . . Map (db m172522) HM

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