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Vietnam Veteran Park Marker
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1Alabama (Barbour County), Eufaula — Vietnam Veteran Park
May God Continue To Give Our Nation "Stout-Hearted" Men Like The Vietnam Veteran To Whom This Monument Is Dedicated General William C. Westmoreland Commander of U.S. Forces Vietnam "Nobody In His Right Minds Welcomes War. Especially Those . . . Map (db m174939) WM
2Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Alabama's Highest Point
Everyone needs beauty as well as bread, places to play in and pray in where nature may heal and give strength to body and soul. –John Muir Mount Cheaha is Alabama's highest point at 2,407 feet above sea level and is part of the . . . Map (db m175329) HM
3Alabama (Clay County), Delta — CCC Bunker Observation Tower
I propose to create a Civilian Conservation Corps to be used in simple work...More important however, than the material gains will be the moral and spiritual value of such work. –Franklin D. Roosevelt Cheaha State Park was built by the . . . Map (db m175327) HM
4Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Civilian Conservation Corps
On Oct. 29, 1929 the world changed as we know it. On that ominous day, the stock market crashed and facilitated the U.S. Great Depression. Many Americans were unemployed and numerous families lost their homes to foreclosure. In 1933 President . . . Map (db m175325) HM
5Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Home Sweet Home
The forests near Cheaha have been inhabited for thousands of years. Trade routes brought other native and non-native people to the area searching for ore, gemstones, venison, hides, furs, honey, beeswax, hickory nut oil, and other medicinal and . . . Map (db m175335) HM
6Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Native American Footsteps
As you walk across this mountain, you will step in their footsteps. They worked, played, laughed, cried, loved, fought, and admired this mountain. Rock shelters near the base of the mountain have revealed archaeological evidence of the presence . . . Map (db m175321) HM
7Alabama (Clay County), Delta — Won't You Be My Neighbor
From this viewshed, you are looking over the Talladega National Forest. The federal government purchased the land in 1936 as part of an effort to restore clear-cut timberlands and farmlands no longer capable of producing crops. The contiguous . . . Map (db m175330) HM
8Alabama (Clay County), Lineville — History of Lineville
Native Americans were the first to inhabit the area known as Lineville. The Creek Indian War of 1812, however, resulted in their removal. The first white settlers here were William and Thomas Lundie. Their settlement became known as Lundie's . . . Map (db m175281) HM
9Alabama (Clay County), Lineville — Lineville First United Methodist Church
The first Methodist Church in Lineville began in a brush arbor before the Civil War. In 1861, this tract of land was donated for the construction of a permanent structure, which was completed in 1866. The pastor was the Rev. R. A. Timmons, a . . . Map (db m175282) HM
10Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Black Bricklayers HallMontgomery County
Unit A of the Bricklayers Hall served as the office of Charles Swinger Conley, who was the attorney of record for Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and the Montgomery Improvement Association. In 1961, Conley joined with Attorney Arthur Kinoy, who gave . . . Map (db m175162) HM
11Arizona (Yuma County), Roll — Antelope Hill Campsite
1846 U.S. Army 1848 Antelope Hill Campsite Jan. 4 1847 Mormon Battalion Trail Map (db m175089) HM
12Arizona (Yuma County), Roll — Antelope Hill Campsite
1846 U.S. Army 1848 Antelope Hill Campsite Jan. 4 1847 Mormon Battalion Trail Map (db m175090) HM
13Arkansas (Lawrence County), Walnut Ridge — In Memory of the Young Men who made the Supreme SacrificeKilled while training to serve their country — Army Air Force Basic Flying School, Walnut Ridge, Arkansas —
2nd LT John W Gillette III 11-15-42 • CPL Donald H Bucklin 11-15-42 • Cadet Charles E Thiede, 12-1-42 • 2ND LT Harry B House, 1-4-43 • 2nd LT Frank W Roberts, 1-29-43 • 2nd LT Arthur Krasne, 1-29-43 • Cadet, William M Cosine Jr., . . . Map (db m175050) WM
14Arkansas (White County), Searcy — Arkansas National Guard153rd Infantry - 39 Brigade — Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2005 —
Arkansas National Guard 153rd Infantry-39 Brigade Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2005 "All Gave Some- Some Gave All" Combat Team Fallen Heroes SPC William W Labadie Jr. 45 Bauxite Arkansas April 7th 2004 • Sgt Felix M Delgreco 22, . . . Map (db m175045) WM
15California (Los Angeles County), Eagle Rock — 1042 — Egasse-Braasch House
Storybook style. Jean L. Egasse, architect. Albert and Constance Braasch, builders. Built 1923. Declared 2013, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 1042, Cultural Heritage Commission, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m175216) HM
16California (Los Angeles County), Eagle Rock — 292 — Old Eagle Rock Branch Library
Spanish Colonial Revival style. Architects - Henry C. Newton and Robert D. Murray. Built 1914. Declared 1986, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 292, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m175104) HM
17California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 165 — Fire Station 27Fire Department Museum
Home of the Los Angeles Fire Department Museum and Memorial. Cultural Heritage Board Monument No.165. Fire Station No. 27, Italian Renaissance Revival style. Architect - Peter K. Schabarum. Built 1930. Declared . . . Map (db m175270) HM
18California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 175 — YWCA Hollywood Studio Club
Mediterranean Revival style. Architect - Julia Morgan. Built 1926. Declared 1977, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 175, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.Map (db m175069) HM
19California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 30 — Doheny Mansion1899-1900
Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 30 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Art Department, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m175040) HM
20California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 196 — Friday Morning ClubVariety Arts Center — 1924 —
Perpetuating the spirit of the cultural involvement of Los Angeles women. Declared Historic-Cultural Monument No.196 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Arts Department, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m175227) HM
21California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 174 — Village GreenBaldwin Hills Village
Baldwin Hills Village has been designated a National Historic Landmark. This residential complex possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. Reginald Johnson with Lewis Wilson, Edwin . . . Map (db m175168) HM
22California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — 232 — Department of Water and Power BuildingLankershim Arts Center
Streamline Moderne structure built in 1939 for the Department of Water and Power. An example of adaptive reuse. Declared Historic-Cultural Monument No. 232 by the Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department, City of Los . . . Map (db m175192) HM
23California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — 53 — San Pedro’s Oldest Church and First Cemetery
San Pedro’s oldest church and first cemetery, both dating from the 1880’s. Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 53 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Art Department, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m175138) HM
24California (Los Angeles County), Studio City — 32 — St. Saviour's Chapel
St. Saviour's Chapel, 1914. Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 32 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Art Department, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m175149) HM
25California (Los Angeles County), Wilmington — 249 — Powder Magazine at the Drum Barracks
City of Los Angeles Historic-Cultural Monument LA-249, listed August 10, 1982. The Powder Magazine, built in 1862 as part of the Drum Barracks military post, is 16-by-14-feet with three foot thick walls. Used to store wooden kegs of . . . Map (db m175191) HM
26California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — A Legacy of Preserving Fish
Wentworth Place was well known as a street of commerce where hawkers would come to sell preserved fish and seafood, earning it the moniker 'Salty Fish Alley'. As homage to this legacy, students from the Mandarin Institute have . . . Map (db m175279) HM
27California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Bobby BolinSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1961-1969 South Carolinian pitched first nine seasons of solid 13-year career with San Francisco. Right-handed sidearmer established San Francisco Giants record for Lowest ERA, Season (1.99) in 1968, second in NL . . . Map (db m175307) HM
28California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Dick DietzSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1966-1971
San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1970 Topps 1967 All-Star Rookie catcher, "The Mule" had banner year in 1970, batting .300, 22 HR, 107 RBI. His leadoff homer in ninth off Catfish Hunter in '70 All-Star . . . Map (db m175291) HM
29California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Felipe AlouSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1958-1963 San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1962 Oldest of the Alou brothers, Felipe preceded Matty and Jesus in Giants outfield in 1958. A superb right fielder, his bust-out year was 1962, when he hit .316, 25 HR, 98 . . . Map (db m175008) HM
30California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Gaylord PerrySan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1962-1971 Hall Of Fame: 1991 · Giants Retired Number: 36 San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1966, 1970 Giants Retired Number: 36 From the hills of North Carolina, Perry started spectacular 22-year career with 10 . . . Map (db m175326) HM
31California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Hang Ah / 香雅Dimsum Tea House
1920 1st Dim Sum House in USA (Chinese not transcribed)Map (db m175267) HM
32California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Hang Ah Alley / 香亞巷
The Chinese Playground is one of the few recreational facilities in Chinatown. In order to make use of as much open space as possible, the Committee for Better Parks and Re creation in Chinatown and the San Francisco Department of Parks and . . . Map (db m175178) HM
33California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Tony Bennett, the award-winning musician whose career spans over six decades, performed and introduced the song "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" in the famed Venetian Room of the Fairmont Hotel in December 1961. Mr. Bennett has been one of . . . Map (db m175153) HM
34California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Industrial Architecture
The Union Iron Works Historic District eloquently expresses national trends in industrial architecture and design over a 61-year period from 1884 to 1945, and demonstrates how functionality drove the design of the buildings and the layout of . . . Map (db m175358) HM
35California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Jim DavenportSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1958-1970 San Francisco Giants All Star: 1962 NL Gold Glove Award: 1962 Alabama native emerged as Opening Day third baseman in 1958, beginnig five decades of service to Giants as player, manager (1985), coach and . . . Map (db m175287) HM
36California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Jim Ray HartSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1963-1973 San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1966 Powerful third baseman from North Carolina set Franchise record for Home Runs by a rookie (31) in 1964. He smashed 157 HR for San Francisco, hitting 23 or more each . . . Map (db m175328) HM
37California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Mike McCormickSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1956-1962, 1967-1970 San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1960, 1961 Cy Young Award: 1967   NL Comeback Player Of The Year: 1967 Signed by New York Giants at age 17, McCormick debuted at Polo Grounds and became a stalwart . . . Map (db m175302) HM
38California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Ross Alley / 舊呂宋巷
Ross Alley is one of Chinatown's busiest alleyways, home to a mix of residences and businesses reflecting the everyday life and cultural traditions of the neighborhood. Tourists observe fortune cookies still folded by hand, local residents celebrate . . . Map (db m175261) HM
39California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Spofford Alley / 斯呂宋巷
In the past, Spofford Alley was one of the central avenues of Chinatown. The Chee Kung Tong [Chinese Free Mason], located at 36 Spofford Alley, was the meeting place of the revolutionaries led by Dr. Sun Yat Sen, who planned the overthrow of the . . . Map (db m175269) HM
40California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Stu MillerSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1958-1962 San Francisco Giants All-Star: 1961 Though weighing only 165 pounds Miller was one of the finest relief pitchers of the '50s and '60s. Change-up specialist with deceptive curve, he pitched for 16 seasons, . . . Map (db m175009) HM
41California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Tito FuentesSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1965-1967, 1969-1974 Flashy Cuban keystoner was master of the double play, daring opposing runners to touch him during his pivot. In 1973, he set NL single season record for fielding percentage by a second baseman . . . Map (db m175348) HM
42California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Tom HallerSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
San Francisco Giants: 1961-1967 San Francisco Giants All Star: 1966, 1967 University of Ilinois quarterback, signed to bonus contract in '58, stands first among San Francisco catchers in Games, Career (719), Putouts, Career (4,285), and . . . Map (db m175103) HM
43California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Watershed History
Historically, the underlying soil of the North Shore Watershed was primarily sand with serpentine outcroppings. The basin's shoreline and soil composition changed when large sections of Yerba Buena Cove (now the Financial District), Fisherman's . . . Map (db m175164) HM
44California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Willie "Woo Woo" Wong
Standing at 5 feet 5 inches tall, Willie "Woo Woo” Wong grew up in San Francisco to become one of the preeminent sport stars of the 1940's and 1950's. As a youngster, he perfected his basketbal skills during early morning work-outs at Chinese . . . Map (db m175169) HM
45Delaware (New Castle County), Rockland — NC-132 — Mount Lebanon United Methodist Church
This congregation was organized in 1812. For a number of years services were conducted by Methodist “circuit riders” in members’ homes and local schools. On March 7, 1834, Thomas and Hannah Aldred donated land at this location on which to build a . . . Map (db m175220) HM
46Delaware (New Castle County), Winterthur — Lynn W. Williams - Pioneer of PreservationConservationist, Educator, Advocate — Delaware State Parks Pioneer of Preservation —
As a child, Lynn Williams spent her summers among the rural landscapes of her native New York. There she discovered what would become a lifelong appreciation and love of nature. Lynn brought that love of nature with her to Delaware, where she has . . . Map (db m175221) HM
47District of Columbia (Washington), Adams Morgan — Constitution of 3 May 1791Mutual Pledge 20 October 1791 — 230th Anniversary —
On May 3, 1791, the Parliament (Seimas) of the Polish-Lithuanian Commonwealth adopted the first modern constitution in Europe. It was the second such document in the world, only preceded by the U.S. Constitution. The Constitution of May 3 . . . Map (db m175129) HM
48District of Columbia (Washington), Adams Morgan — The Lady of RadiumThe Life of Maria Skłodowska-Curie
Maria Skłodowska-Curie, born in 1867 in Warsaw, was a visionary scientist whose discoveries paved the way for effective cancer treatments and created the foundations of several scientific disciplines. Maria Skłodowska-Curie was a . . . Map (db m175121) HM
49Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 10-1 — "Spirit of the American Doughboy"
Following the United States' entry into World War I (1917-1918), more than 100,000 Georgians were involved in the war effort, with the state suffering over 1,000 casualties. The rural community of Berrien County experienced an extraordinary high . . . Map (db m175073) HM
50Georgia (Clay County), Fort Gaines — Sutton's CrossroadsFrontier Country Store: 1844-1927
Once surrounded by vast plantations, Sutton's Crossroads was a vital part of the social and economic lives of area farmers. Sutton's Store developed as a farm commissary on the Warren Sutton Sr. cotton plantation. From the pioneering days of the . . . Map (db m175177) HM
51Georgia (Decatur County), Bainbridge — William Belk "Bill" Lynn and Lynn Station
Side 1 "Bill" Lynn, namesake of the community of Lynn Station, was born in Alabama in 1846 (d. 1919). He was the son of Martin R. Lynn and Sarah Ann "Nicey" Conway. According to family tradition, his mother was of Creek Indian ancestry. Lynn . . . Map (db m175172) HM
52Georgia (Stewart County), Lumpkin — Jackson Trail
Blazed 1818 by a detachment of Jackson's men under Col. Arthur P. Haynes. Running north and south through this point early settlers came into this section along this trail know as Ft. Gaines Road.Map (db m175182) HM
53Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — Armin Henry Krueger
Armin Henry Krueger 1914-1996, served as caretaker of Illinois Caverns for 45 years his constant presence and willingness to share his affection for underground Monroe County enhanced the experience for countless visitors to the cave. His humble . . . Map (db m175246) HM
54Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — In Loving Memory of Alois Luhr
In honor of one of Annbriar's founders, who gave his time, knowledge and assets, may everyone share his love for golf.Map (db m175210) HM
55Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — In Memory of Myron A. Roever
In recognition of his love of golf, his delight in nature and flowers and his dedication as one of our founders.Map (db m175202) HM
56Illinois (Perry County), Pinckneyville — In Honor of These Men and Women of Perry CountyWho gave their lives in service to the Nation
World War I John C Barratt • Leo Bednarkewicz • Clyde Fulton • Henry Isaacs • George Matzenbacher • Carl H McCollum • Ezra J Miller • Roy Mitchell • Rollen E Naylor • Arthur R Parker • Harry H Polley • Harry H Ray • . . . Map (db m175056) WM
57Illinois (Randolph County), Sparta — We Dedicate this Memorial to the Courage and Valor of the Members of our Community
We dedicate this memorial to the courage and valor of the members of our community who served this country by answering the call of freedom The Hunter Brothers, Albert, Kenneth, John & Walter, on July 4,1930. The entire world suddenly knew the . . . Map (db m174990) HM
58Illinois (St. Clair County), Millstadt — Dedicated to our Honored Dead
Dedicated to our honored dead who sacrificed their lives for our freedoms causeMap (db m174987) WM
59Illinois (Will County), Elwood — LGBT Monument"with liberty and justice for all."
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender people have served honorably and admirably in America's armed forces. In their memory and in appreciation of their selfless service and sacrifice.Map (db m175190) WM
60Indiana (Franklin County), Metamora — Harnessing the Power of Water
These engine parts once operated the mill They're part of a machine called a turbine (TUHR-bine) that used water power to operate the mill beginning in 1872. Just like a wooden water wheel, water from the canal rotated . . . Map (db m175024) HM
61Indiana (Hendricks County), Brownsburg — Larry Rice
Larry Rice lived a life full of accomplishment, reaching the pinnacle of success in the sport he was passionate about, auto racing. A two-time starter in the Indianapolis 500, he won Co-Rookie Of The Year honors in 1978. He was twice the USAC . . . Map (db m174976) HM
62Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — A.J. Watson
The “Wizard of Indy” is an apt title for master car builder, A.J. Watson. He arrived at the Indianapolis Motor Speedway in 1948 and in 1950 qualified the low budget “Pots and Pans Special”, built by a group of fellow Glendale, California . . . Map (db m174964) HM
63Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2020.5 — Booth Tarkington
Best-selling novelist Newton Booth Tarkington was born in Indianapolis in 1869. Tarkington’s first novel, The Gentleman from Indiana (1899), set him on an illustrious career during the Golden Age of Indiana Literature. His Hoosier origins . . . Map (db m174865) HM
64Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Brown’s CornerCenotaph of 2nd Lt. Hilton Utimus Brown, Jr.
In proud and loving memory of Hilton U. Brown, Jr. 2nd LT. U.S. Field Artillery. Who played at Mimic Warfare on these grounds. The last lines of comic verse, composed in France while on a far-flung battlefield, reflect his cheerful disposition . . . Map (db m174727) HM WM
65Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Crossing of the National and Michigan RoadsIndiana Statehood Centennial
This milestone marks the crossing of the National and Michigan Roads. Over these roads came many pioneers, who, by their courage and industry founded the great commonwealth of Indiana. The one hundredth anniversary of the admission of Indiana . . . Map (db m174861) HM
66Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Crown Hill Racing LegendsThe Finish Line
Nationally Known for its tranquil charm and peaceful elegance, its ironic that many from the roaring, raucous, boisterous world of motorsporting have chosen the serenity of Crown Hill as their final resting place. Some of racing’s most iconic . . . Map (db m174868) HM
67Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Floyd "Pop" DreyerNovember 30, 1898 – February 25, 1989
Few in motorsports history have impacted as many forms of racing as Floyd “Pop” Dreyer. His creativity influenced disciplines as diverse as motorcycles, sprint cars and Indianapolis cars. After riding his brother’s Pope motorcycle for a year, . . . Map (db m174956) HM
68Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 19 — Founders Row
This area of the Marian University campus was once known as “Millionaire Row” as some of Indianapolis’ wealthiest men resided here. Perhaps the better label would’ve been, “Founder’s Row”, for three of the four founders of the famed Indianapolis . . . Map (db m174886) HM
69Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Historic National RoadNational Road in Marion County — Opening Up the West —
Side A National Road in Marion County Workers built the National Road through this area in the 1830s, nearly four decades before Irvington’s founding. A constant stream of travelers on the road drew business to the area. The first commercial . . . Map (db m174717) HM
70Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Kile OakBicentennial Tree
The Kile Oak Preserved by Irvington Historical Society and Irvington Historical Landmarks Foundation Inc Age 300 – 400 years old height 87’ crown spread 123’ dia. 5’ cir. 190” The International Society of Arboriculture and the National . . . Map (db m174713) HM
71Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Site of "Masonic Well"
During westward migration along old National Road, thousands of horses were watered at this widely known public watering place. Town pump and trough maintained as community service by Bridgeport Lodge No. 162, F. & A. M., organized 1854.Map (db m174953) HM
72Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — The Pumphouse
This one story, brick structure with slate roof and copper finishings was built by the former Water Works of Indianapolis in 1870. The installation began operation in 1871 as the first public water service for the City of Indianapolis. It . . . Map (db m174981) HM
73Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — The PumphouseAn American Water Landmark — Significant in the History of Public Water Supply —
Built as the Washington Street Station of Indianapolis Water Company in 1870. Given to the city by the company in 1976. Restored by Krannert Charitable Trust in 1981. Dedicated on November 12, 1982.Map (db m175131) HM
74Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Washington IrvingThe Bust
Washington Irving for whom the town of Irvington was named in 1870 by its founders Jacob B. Julian Sylvester JohnsonMap (db m174714) HM
75Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Wilber Shaw Memorial Hill
Wilber Shaw Memorial Hill Dedicated to the memory of W. Wilbur Shaw, President of the Indianapolis Motor Speeedway 1946- 54 and winner of the 1937, 1939 and the 1940 500 Mile Classics presented to the City of Indianapolis by The Indianapolis . . . Map (db m174923) HM
76Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2019.5 — Willard Park
William and Elizabeth Willard, who were both deaf, established a school for deaf students in Indianapolis in 1843. Later named the Indiana School for the Deaf, it was incorporated as a state institution in 1844 with William as its first . . . Map (db m174731) HM
77Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2019.5 — Willard Park
Named for William Willard; site of Indiana School for the Deaf, 1850-1911. School founded by Willard, a deaf person, 1843; state supported since 1844. School now at 1200 East 42nd Street. Willard, principal and teacher, was a dedicated educator of . . . Map (db m175000) HM
78Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — Churubusco Railroad Depot
The depot was located where the current Post Office is located. The Stites Hotel was located to the immediate north. The Detroit, Eel River and Illinois railroad came to town in 1853, and was a vital reason for the growth of the town. the depot . . . Map (db m174729) HM
79Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — DX Gas Station
This DX Station was located at the corner of W. Washington and N. Main. This was taken in 1938 when Dale Sprouls owned the station. Later Bob Overholser took possession. He operated the station until the late 1960's. This station had an . . . Map (db m174730) HM
80Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — Here's how Churubusco got its name
Shortly after the town's founding an application was made to the postal authorities at Washington for a post office under the name "Franklin". It was refused because a Franklin post office already existed in Indiana and the department would . . . Map (db m174726) HM
81Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — The Brumbaugh Popcorn Stand
Operated on this corner by Clarence and Fern Brumbaugh from 1929 until 1942. They were a blind couple. Clarence lost his sight at the age of 12 and Fern at age 8. Their home was on West Pleasant Street in Churubusco. They made rugs and . . . Map (db m174728) HM
82Iowa (Scott County), LeClaire — Buffalo Bill Cody Birthplace
William Frederick Cody, "Buffalo Bill", son of Isaac and Mary Cody, was born near this site on February 26, 1846. His parents purchased land from the United States of America land patent on September 16, 1841. They built a log cabin in the NE ¼ of . . . Map (db m174978) HM
83Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Mary Draper Ingles
Mary Ingles was a young pioneer wife taken captive in a Shawnee raid in July 1755. Brought by her captors to Big Bone Lick, here in Boone County, she escaped in October 1755. Mary then fought her way through 800 miles of uncharted wilderness along . . . Map (db m175111) HM
84Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Old Burlington Cemetery
Established in 1819, this historic graveyard was Burlington's first community cemetery. It protects the remains of over 250 Boone County residents including County Judges and other leading citizens and businessmen from the last two centuries. Among . . . Map (db m175115) HM
85Kentucky (Boone County), Union — 32 — Big Bone LickThree miles
Discovered in 1739 by French Capt. Charles Lemoyne de Longueil. Early explorers found countless bones and teeth of extinct Pleistocene elephants, the mammoth and the mastodon. This saline-sulphur spring was popular for salt making until 1812: also a . . . Map (db m175117) HM
86Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — Grants LickCampbell County, Kentucky — Surveyed October 10, 1797 —
Many salt wells located in this area, left over from the last Ice Age. Salt making was an early business in Grant's Lick. John Grant was one of the owners, and the entire area is named for him. Mary (Boone) Bryan — sister to Col. Daniel Boone — is . . . Map (db m175100) HM
87Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — 1642 — Grant's Lick
Ca. 1793, salt water found here by Samuel Bryan, a nephew of Daniel Boone. John Grant, another Boone nephew, and Charles Morgan helped him drill well, which supplied salt to interior of Ky. This territory was owned by John Grant and named for . . . Map (db m175099) HM
88Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — 889 — Kentucky's Nineteenth
Campbell County formed, 1794, of parts of Mason, Scott and Harrison Counties, Ky. by legislative act. Named for Col. John Campbell, a Revolutionary War officer, and a Ky. pioneer and statesman. Boone, Kenton, parts of Pendleton and Bracken . . . Map (db m175093) HM
89Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — 2390 — Mary Boone Bryan
Born in Pa. in 1736, she was the daughter of Squire & Sarah Morgan Boone and younger sister of Daniel Boone. Family moved to N.C. when she was 14. There she met, and in 1755, married William Bryan. With 10 children, they migrated to Ky. via . . . Map (db m175094) HM
90Kentucky (Campbell County), Bellevue — 1506 — Bellevue Landmark
For many years the tower and nave of this edifice have served as an historic feature of Bellevue. The Sacred Heart Church, built 1874, was first house of worship in this city. Present building, erected 1892-93, was originally called Herz Jesu . . . Map (db m175078) HM
91Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial
In honor of the Sixth Regiment United States Infantry (Eagle and shield bas-relief) For glorious conduct in battle and in memory of the brave officers and men of that command here named who gave their lives for their . . . Map (db m175086) WM
92Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 986 — Ft. Thomas Army Post / Rock of Chickamauga
Ft. Thomas Army Post Established by Congress, 1887. Constructed at cost of $3,500,000 on about 111 acres, jurisdiction of which was ceded to U. S. by Kentucky Legislature, 1888. Post was designated Ft. Thomas, 1890. First commander was Col. . . . Map (db m175085) HM
93Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 2323 — Highland United Methodist Church
The oldest church congregation in Ft. Thomas. Began in the home of Wm. & Alice Taliaferro in 1830. In 1832, log structure was built for Sunday services & served as first school in the area during the week. 1850-52, frame church building was erected . . . Map (db m175082) HM
94Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 1059 — Hon. Henry Stanbery
Site of his home, 1857 to 1881. Attorney-General of U.S., 1866-68. Resigned to become one of counsel for President Andrew Johnson in impeachment trial by U.S. Senate, 1868. Johnson reappointed him, but Senate refused to confirm. Resumed practice of . . . Map (db m175081) HM
95Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — A New Perspective: 1865-1900
In 1865, with the Civil War ending, John Roebling was able to resume construction of his famous Suspension Bridge connecting Covington and Cincinnati. The top of the bridge pier on the Covington side immediately became a favorite place for . . . Map (db m174873) HM
96Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 1776 — Brent Spence (1874-1967)
As chairman of U.S. House Banking and Currency Committee, Spence was delegate to 44-nation Bretton Woods (N. H.) Conference, 1944, to promote fair commerce. This led to creating the International Monetary Fund and Bank, and Spence's . . . Map (db m175107) HM
97Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Campbell County, Kentucky World War II Monument
(Obelisk) Dedicated to those who served. (small brass plaque) Enclosed in this stone are the names of the men and women of this community who served their country during the . . . Map (db m175077) WM
98Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Cincinnati Skyline Pre-1865
Cincinnati 1800 Twelve years after its founding, Cincinnati was still a rough village of mostly two-story log and frame houses with a population of 750. No real skyline yet existed — unless you count the steeple of First Presbyterian Church at . . . Map (db m174863) HM
99Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Defending the Valley
The early settlements in this area were protected by troops stationed directly across the river at Fort Washington in Cincinnati. Once the area was safe from the threat of Indian attack, Fort Washington was closed and a smaller military post, the . . . Map (db m174802) HM
100Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 1386 — Dr. Thomas Hinde
Northern Kentucky's first doctor. Born in Oxfordshire, England on July 10, 1737. Graduate of Royal College of Physicians. Served at Quebec with Gen. James Wolfe. In 1765 settled in Virginia; personal physician to Patrick Henry. Chief Surgeon, 1775, . . . Map (db m175075) HM

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