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GEOGRAPHIC SORT WITH USA FIRST
1Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Black Bricklayers HallMontgomery County
On South Union Street north of Grove Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
2Arizona (Yuma County), Roll — Antelope Hill Campsite
Near County 8th Street 0.3 miles east of Mohawk Valley Road.
1846 U.S. Army 1848 Antelope Hill Campsite Jan. 4 1847 Mormon Battalion Trail Map (db m175089) HM
3Arizona (Yuma County), Roll — Antelope Hill Campsite
Near County 8th Street 0.3 miles east of Mohawk Valley Road.
1846 U.S. Army 1848 Antelope Hill Campsite Jan. 4 1847 Mormon Battalion Trail Map (db m175090) HM
4Arkansas (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 —
On North Beacon Road 0.1 miles north of North Sky Watch, on the left when traveling north.
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
5Arkansas (White County), Searcy — Arkansas National Guard153rd Infantry - 39 Brigade — Operation Iraqi Freedom 2003-2005 —
On South Main Street (Business U.S. 67) 0.1 miles north of Brantly Road, on the left when traveling north.
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
6California (Los Angeles County), Eagle Rock — 292 — Old Eagle Rock Branch Library
On Colorado Boulevard just west of Eagle Rock Boulevard, on the right when traveling west.
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
7California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 175 — YWCA Hollywood Studio Club
On Lodi Place at Lexington Avenue, on the left when traveling north on Lodi Place.
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
8California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 30 — Doheny Mansion1899-1900
On Chester Place 0.1 miles north of Adams Boulevard, on the right when traveling north.
Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 30 by the Cultural Heritage Board, Municipal Art Department, City of Los Angeles.Map (db m175040) HM
9California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 174 — Village GreenBaldwin Hills Village
On Obama Boulevard at Cloverdale Avenue, on the right when traveling east on Obama Boulevard.
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
10California (Los Angeles County), North Hollywood — 232 — Department of Water and Power BuildingLankershim Arts Center
On Lankershim Boulevard 0.1 miles south of Magnolia Boulevard, on the left when traveling south.
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
11California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — 53 — San Pedro’s Oldest Church and First Cemetery
On Grand Avenue south of 24th Street.
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
12California (Los Angeles County), Studio City — 32 — St. Saviour's Chapel
Near Coldwater Canyon, 0.4 miles south of Ventura Boulevard, on the left when traveling south.
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
13California (Los Angeles County), Wilmington — 249 — Powder Magazine at the Drum Barracks
On Opp Street at Eubank Avenue, on the left when traveling east on Opp Street.
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
14California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Felipe AlouSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
On King Street at 2nd Street, on the right on King Street.
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
15California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Hang Ah Alley / 香亞巷
On Hang Ah Alley / Pagoda Place, on the right when traveling south.
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
16California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — I Left My Heart in San Francisco
Near Mason Street (Tony Bennett Way) at California Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
17California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Stu MillerSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
On King Street at 2nd Street, on the right when traveling north on King Street.
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
18California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Tom HallerSan Francisco Giants Wall of Fame
On King Street at 2nd Street when traveling north on King Street.
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
19California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Watershed History
On Spofford Street near Washington Street, in the median.
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
20California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Willie "Woo Woo" Wong
Near Sacramento Street at Pagoda Place / Hang Ah Alley.
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
21District of Columbia (Washington), Adams Morgan — Constitution of 3 May 1791Mutual Pledge 20 October 1791 — 230th Anniversary —
On 16th Street Northwest just north of Euclid Street Northwest, on the left when traveling north.
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
22District of Columbia (Washington), Adams Morgan — The Lady of RadiumThe Life of Maria Skłodowska-Curie
On 16th Street Northwest just south of Fuller Street Northwest, on the right when traveling south.
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
23Georgia (Berrien County), Nashville — 10-1 — "Spirit of the American Doughboy"
On North Davis Street (U.S. 129) at West Marion Avenue, on the left when traveling south on North Davis Street.
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
24Georgia (Clay County), Fort Gaines — Sutton's CrossroadsFrontier Country Store: 1844-1927
On U.S. 27 at Georgia Route 37, on the right when traveling north on U.S. 27.
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
25Georgia (Decatur County), Bainbridge — William Belk "Bill" Lynn and Lynn Station
On Industrial Boulevard at 3rd Ramp, on the left when traveling west on Industrial Boulevard.
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
26Georgia (Stewart County), Lumpkin — Jackson Trail
On Georgia Route 27 0.2 miles east of Parker Road, on the right when traveling east.
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
27Illinois (Perry County), Pinckneyville — In Honor of These Men and Women of Perry CountyWho gave their lives in service to the Nation
On East Water Street (Local Route 154) at South Main Street (Illinois Route 13), on the right when traveling west on East Water Street.
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
28Illinois (Randolph County), Sparta — We Dedicate this Memorial to the Courage and Valor of the Members of our Community
On East Broadway Street (Illinois Route 154) at South Market Street (County Road 4), on the right when traveling west on East Broadway Street.
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
29Illinois (St. Clair County), Millstadt — Dedicated to our Honored Dead
On South Main Street just north of West Laurel Street, on the left when traveling north.
Dedicated to our honored dead who sacrificed their lives for our freedoms causeMap (db m174987) WM
30Illinois (Will County), Elwood — LGBT Monument"with liberty and justice for all."
On George Washington Avenue.
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
31Indiana (Franklin County), Metamora — Harnessing the Power of Water
On 75 Main Street 0.1 miles west of Banes Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
32Indiana (Hendricks County), Brownsburg — Larry Rice
On North Green Street (Indiana Route 267) at Interstate 74, on the right when traveling south on North Green Street.
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
33Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — A.J. Watson
On Crawfordsville Road at North Main Street, on the right when traveling east on Crawfordsville Road.
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
34Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2020.5 — Booth Tarkington
On North Meridian Street (U.S. 31) just north of West 42nd Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
35Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Brown’s CornerCenotaph of 2nd Lt. Hilton Utimus Brown, Jr.
On East Washington Street (U.S. 40) at Emerson Avenue, on the right when traveling west on East Washington Street.
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
36Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Crossing of the National and Michigan RoadsIndiana Statehood Centennial
On Old National Road (U.S. 40) at Southeastern Avenue (U.S. 421), on the left when traveling west on Old National Road.
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
37Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Crown Hill Racing LegendsThe Finish Line
Near Doctor M.L.K. Jr Street 0.1 miles north of Crescent Avenue, on the right when traveling north.
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
38Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Floyd "Pop" DreyerNovember 30, 1898 – February 25, 1989
On West Washington Street (U.S. 40) at South Lyons Avenue, on the right when traveling west on West Washington Street.
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
39Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 19 — Founders Row
On Cold Spring Rd 0.5 miles north of West 30th Street, on the left when traveling north.
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
40Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Historic National RoadNational Road in Marion County — Opening Up the West —
On Old National Road (U.S. 40) at North Layman Ave., on the right when traveling west on Old National Road.
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
41Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Kile OakBicentennial Tree
On Beechwood Ave., on the right when traveling east.
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
42Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Site of "Masonic Well"
On West Washington Street (U.S. 40) at Bridgeport Road, on the left when traveling west on West Washington Street.
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
43Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — The Pumphouse
Near West Washington Street 0.3 miles west of North West Street, on the right when traveling west.
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
44Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — The PumphouseAn American Water Landmark — Significant in the History of Public Water Supply —
Near West Washington Street 0.3 miles west of North West Street, on the right when traveling south.
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
45Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Washington IrvingThe Bust
On Audubon Road at East University, in the median on Audubon Road.
Washington Irving for whom the town of Irvington was named in 1870 by its founders Jacob B. Julian Sylvester JohnsonMap (db m174714) HM
46Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Wilber Shaw Memorial Hill
On West 30th Street at Cold Springs Road, on the left when traveling east on West 30th Street.
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
47Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2019.5 — Willard Park
On East Washington Street (U.S. 40) just east of East Walcott Street, on the right when traveling east.
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
48Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — 49.2019.5 — Willard Park
On East Washington Street just east of East Walcott Street, on the right when traveling east. Reported permanently removed.
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
49Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — Churubusco Railroad Depot
On East State Street (U.S. 205) just west of North Main Street (U.S. 33), on the right when traveling west.
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
50Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — DX Gas Station
On West Washington Street just west of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 33), on the left when traveling west.
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
51Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — Here's how Churubusco got its name
On Lincoln Highway (U.S. 33) at East State Street (Indiana Route 205), on the left when traveling north on Lincoln Highway.
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
52Indiana (Whitley County), Churubusco — The Brumbaugh Popcorn Stand
On East State Street (Indiana Route 205) just west of Lincoln Highway (U.S. 33), on the right when traveling west.
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
53Iowa (Scott County), LeClaire — Buffalo Bill Cody Birthplace
On Territorial Road at 270th Avenue, on the right when traveling west on Territorial Road.
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
54Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Mary Draper Ingles
Near Taylor Drive north of Burlington Pike (Kentucky Route 18).
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
55Kentucky (Boone County), Burlington — Old Burlington Cemetery
On Bullittsville Road at Park Street, on the right when traveling south on Bullittsville Road.
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
56Kentucky (Boone County), Union — 32 — Big Bone LickThree miles
On Ryle Road at Boat Dock Road (Kentucky Route 1925), on the right when traveling south on Ryle Road.
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
57Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — Grants LickCampbell County, Kentucky — Surveyed October 10, 1797 —
On Clayridge Road south of Smith-Hiteman Road, on the right when traveling south.
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
58Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — 1642 — Grant's Lick
On Alexandria Pike (U.S. 27) at Kenton Station Road (Kentucky Route 1936), on the right when traveling south on Alexandria Pike.
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
59Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — 889 — Kentucky's Nineteenth
On East Main Street (Kentucky Route 10), on the right when traveling east.
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
60Kentucky (Campbell County), Alexandria — 2390 — Mary Boone Bryan
On Alexandria Pike (U.S. 27) at Kenton Station Road (Kentucky Route 1936), on the right when traveling south on Alexandria Pike.
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
61Kentucky (Campbell County), Bellevue — 1506 — Bellevue Landmark
On Taylor Avenue north of Division Street, on the left when traveling south.
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
62Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — Fort Thomas Spanish-American War Memorial
On South Fort Thomas Avenue at Douglas Drive, on the right when traveling north on South Fort Thomas Avenue.
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
63Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 986 — Ft. Thomas Army Post / Rock of Chickamauga
On South Fort Thomas Avenue at Douglas Drive, on the right when traveling north on South Fort Thomas Avenue.
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
64Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 2323 — Highland United Methodist Church
On Memorial Parkway (Kentucky Route 1120) at North Fort Thomas Avenue, on the right when traveling south on Memorial Parkway.
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
65Kentucky (Campbell County), Fort Thomas — 1059 — Hon. Henry Stanbery
On North Fort Thomas Avenue 0.1 miles south of Stanbery Ridge, on the left when traveling south. Reported unreadable.
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
66Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — A New Perspective: 1865-1900
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
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
67Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 1776 — Brent Spence (1874-1967)
On Carothers Road (Kentucky Route 1892) at Monmouth Street (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling south on Carothers Road.
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
68Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Campbell County, Kentucky World War II Monument
On York Street (U.S. 27) south of Court Place, on the right when traveling south.
(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
69Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Cincinnati Skyline Pre-1865
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
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
70Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Defending the Valley
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
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
71Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 1386 — Dr. Thomas Hinde
On Court Place at York Street (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling east on Court Place.
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
72Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Flood Walls
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
A wide variety of flood control projects followed the disastrous flood of 1937. These included the flood walls begun in 1948 in Covington, Newport, Dayton and Bellevue. The Newport flood wall was completed in 1951 at a cost of $7.8 million. The . . . Map (db m174859) HM
73Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Floods and Flood Walls
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
Covington and Newport sit at the confluence of the Ohio and the Licking. Over the years the rivers have brought many benefits — natural beauty, trade, jobs. But they also have brought floods. For generations citizens have accepted as inevitable . . . Map (db m174907) HM
74Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Fort Thomas
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
General Philip Sheridan arrived in 1887 to find a new site for the military installation housed at the Newport Barracks. Record-setting floods in 1883 and 1884 had finally forced the decision to relocate to higher ground. Northern Kentuckians . . . Map (db m174806) HM
75Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 507 — Newport ~~ War of 1812
On West 4th Street at York Street (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling west on West 4th Street.
Kentuckians crossed here Aug. 1812 marching to relieve Gen. Hull at Detroit. Took Frenchtown (Monroe) Jan. 18, 1813. Four days later all but 30 were killed or captured. Other Kentuckians gathered here Aug. 31, 1813. Led by Gov. Shelby these men . . . Map (db m175074) HM
76Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Salem U. M. Church History
On York Street (U.S. 27) at West 8th Street, on the right when traveling south on York Street.
1847 German Methodistism was started in Newport, Ky. 1848 Newport Mission Organized by Mr. Peter Becker 1854 Brick Structure Erected on Seventh and Orchard Streets 1882 Existing Structure Erected at 8th and York . . . Map (db m175102) HM
77Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — Skyscrapers and a Stadium: 1900-1972
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
Cincinnati 1910 Skyscrapers built along Fourth Street during the first decade of the 20th century transformed Cincinnati — and its skyline. Photo courtesy of the Cincinnati Historical Society [Photograph] . . . Map (db m174879) HM
78Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 1151 — St. Paul's Church
On Court Place at York Street (U.S. 27), on the left when traveling east on Court Place.
For a century and a quarter, a St. Paul's Episcopal Church has stood on this corner. Since 1871, the bell in the towering spire atop this native stone church has rung for services. Here worshipped Gen. James Taylor, War of 1812; Henry Stanbery, who . . . Map (db m175076) HM
79Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — The Civil War in Northern Kentucky
Near Riverboat Row, on the right when traveling south.
Cincinnati was threatened by full-scale Confederate attack only once during the Civil War. On August 29, 1862, a Confederate army under General Kirby Smith defeated a poorly trained Union force at Richmond, Kentucky. Three days later Lexington fell . . . Map (db m174804) HM
80Kentucky (Campbell County), Southgate — 2311 — Congressmen Buried in Evergreen
On Alexandria Pike (U.S. 27), on the right when traveling south.
Albert S. Berry was Newport mayor prior to serving in Congress, 1893- 1901. Later became circuit judge. Brent Spence, lawyer & banker prior to serving in Congress, 1931-1963. George Baird Hodge elected to CSA Congress, 1862. Served area . . . Map (db m175108) HM
81Kentucky (Campbell County), Wilder — St. John the Baptist Catholic Church
On Johns Hill Road (Kentucky Route 2345) at St. Johns, on the left when traveling south on Johns Hill Road.
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m175137) HM
82Kentucky (Henry County), Campbellsburg — Drennon Springs
On Troutman Hill Road at Drennon Road, on the right when traveling north on Troutman Hill Road.
Discovered & used by Indians for its medical properties. Claimed by Jacob Drennon & Mattmew Bracken, members of the McAfee Company, July 7 1773. Site of Drennon Springs Hotel and Western Military Institute.Map (db m175125) HM
83Kentucky (Henry County), Eminence — 798 — Old Pollard Inn
On Castle Highway (U.S. 421), on the right when traveling south.
Built c. 1790. Later a stage coach inn. James G. Blaine when teacher at Western Military Institute, Drennon Springs, 1850-51, frequent guest. He was later Congressman, Senator, U. S. Secretary of State, candidate for President in 1884. Gen. . . . Map (db m175127) HM
84Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — Confederate Soldiers Monument
On North Main Street at East 4th Street (Business U.S. 68), on the left when traveling north on North Main Street.
(front) U.C.V 1910 Confederate Soldiers 61-65 Camp Caldwell U.C.V. 139 (rear) Deo VindiceMap (db m175017) WM
85Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — Thomas S. Rhea
On West 4th Street (Business U.S. 68) just west of Winter Street, on the right when traveling west.
In Honor of Thomas S. Rhea While yet he lives, we the people of his home county, dedicate this memorial to the first citizen of Logan County, in appreciation of his service to the people, and as an expression of the honor, esteem and love . . . Map (db m175018) HM
86Kentucky (Owen County), New Liberty — 742 — Old New Liberty / New Liberty, Contd.
On Kentucky Route 36/227 at Two Mile Road, on the right when traveling west on State Route 36/227.
Old New Liberty Settled before 1800, incorporated, 1827. Owen County formed, 1819. "Church on the Twins", organized 1801, first in the County. Now the New Liberty Baptist Church. One of the earliest log cabins, built 1806 by John . . . Map (db m175120) HM
87Kentucky (Owen County), Owenton — 1790 — Jacob Hunter
On North Main Street (U.S. 127) just south of Kentucky Route 3095, on the right when traveling north.
This Rev. War soldier entered U. S. service from Boone's Station, 1780. Served as garrison guard there and as Indian spy; under Geo. Rogers Clark on raids at Old Chillicothe and Piqua. Marched with Benj. Logan to reinforce troops at Blue Licks; . . . Map (db m175122) HM
88Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — Lynching in Shelbyville
On Washington Street (U.S. 60) at Jail Hill Road, on the right when traveling west on Washington Street.
In the early morning of January 15, 1911, a White mob abducted three Black men named Eugene Marshall, Wade Patterson, and Jim West from the Shelby County Jail. Although reports indicate that police were aware of the threat of mob violence, law . . . Map (db m175130) HM
89Kentucky (Shelby County), Shelbyville — 848 — Pioneer Station / Squire Boone
On Eminence Pike (Kentucky Route 55) 0.5 miles north of Bellview Road, on the left when traveling north.
Pioneer Station Squire Boone's Station or Painted Stone, half mile west on Clear Creek. Founded by Squire Boone and others, 1779. Born Penn., 1744, taken to N.C. as child. Came Ky. with brother Daniel in 1769. In summer 1775 came here, . . . Map (db m175128) HM
90Kentucky (Warren County), Bowling Green — The Presbyterian Churchof Bowling Green
On East 10th Avenue just west of State Street, on the right when traveling east.
History The Presbyterian Church of Bowling Green was designed by architect Hugh Roland (1792-1852) in Gothic Revival style. Roland is known for designing public and private buildings in Kentucky and Tennessee. Construction began in 1833, but . . . Map (db m175139) HM
91Louisiana (Beauregard Parish), Merryville — 68 — Leather BritchesLegends & Lore
On North Railrod Avenue at Museum Drive, on the right when traveling west on North Railrod Avenue.
Alias of Charles Smith. Sharpshooting outlaw who fought in 1912 Grabow Labor Riot. Killed during ambush. Buried face down.Map (db m175160) HM
92Louisiana (Beauregard Parish), Merryville — Sam Houston Jones
On North Railrod Avenue west of Museum Drive, on the right when traveling west.
Birthplace July 15, 1897 LA Governor (1940-1944) He defeated Louisiana's "Long Machine" and delivered an honest administration. He restored respect for Louisiana.Map (db m175163) HM
93Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Belcher — Horseshoe Bayou Bridge On LA. 530Historic Site
On Caddo Street west of Line Street, on the right when traveling west.
Built in 1915, the one lane bridge is one of the earliest examples in Louisiana of an all-concrete structure. Unique characteristics give it a coherent, monolithic appearance. The reinforced concrete superstructure consists of a concrete deck on two . . . Map (db m175070) HM
94Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Belcher — Ruben T. Glassell HouseHistoric Site
On Caddo Street (State Highway 3049) east of East Street, on the left when traveling east.
The original house was built in 1899 by Ruben T. Glassell, a planter, and his wife Vyvian. It faced west and had a center hall in the dogtrot style. The house was enlarged about ten years later with the addition of a new roof, interior columns, . . . Map (db m175072) HM
95Louisiana (Rapides Parish), Pineville — Governor Jimmie Davis1899-2000
On College Boulevard at Allen Drive, on the right on College Boulevard.
James Houston Davis graduated from Louisiana College in 1924. A legendary country music singer and songwriter, he is best known for the beloved hit song, "You Are My Sunshine." In politics, he served two non-consecutive terms as governor of the . . . Map (db m175142) HM
96Louisiana (St. James Parish), Vacherie — Vacherie
On River Road (State Highway 18) near Field Road, on the right when traveling south.
. . . Map (db m175058) HM
97Louisiana (St. Landry Parish), Eunice — 87 — Dennis McGee1893-1989 — Legends & Lore —
On South Second Street south of Ronald Reagan Highway (U.S. 190), on the left when traveling south.
Among first to record Cajun music, bridging old and new tunes, styles and dances influencing generations. French side Un des premiers à enregistrer la musique Cadienne. Son melange de styles influence encore les artisted des nos jours.Map (db m175143) HM
98Maryland (Baltimore), Abell — "Old" Oriole Park
On 30th Street at Barclay Street on 30th Street.
Site of former major league baseball park known as Terrapin Park. Home of Federal League Baltimore Terrapins from 1914 to 1915. Built on land owned by Ned Hanlon, manager of the world champion 1890s National League Baltimore Orioles and a director . . . Map (db m175036) HM
99Michigan (Ingham County), Okemos — Commerce
Near Marsh Road 0.3 miles north of Central Park Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Heathmann-Herre House William Turner constructed this building in 1877 for his son, Charles, to use as a blacksmith shop. The walls were two-bricks thick and iron rods ran the width and length of the building to hold the walls together. . . . Map (db m174980) HM
100Michigan (Ingham County), Okemos — Education and Faith
On Marsh Road 0.3 miles north of Central Park Drive, on the left when traveling north.
Basic education For children “Readin’, (w)ritin’, and (a)rithmetic” were the “3 R’s” of pioneer learning. Pioneers rarely had time for more advanced or specialized subjects, such as history or literature. With one teacher for all eight . . . Map (db m174994) HM

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