Soldier, politician. Born Spartanburg, South Carolina, November 15, 1836; died New York City, July 6, 1896; buried Oak Hill Cemetery. Resigned from West Point, Class of 1861 to join Confederate Army, roommate of General George Armstrong Custer. Was . . . — — Map (db m190703) HM
Asa G. Candler, founder of the Coca-Cola Company, moved from Carroll County, Georgia to Cartersville and served as an apprentice to learn the apothecary profession. He studied under Dr. John Best and Dr. William Kirkpatrick between 1870 and 1873 on . . . — — Map (db m190704) HM
Professional baseball player. Born 1913; died 1970, Cartersville, Georgia; buried Sunset Memory Gardens.
Began his career at Atco, Georgia, playing in the textile semi-pro league. Drafted by the Detroit Tigers, he played in the major leagues for . . . — — Map (db m190700) HM
Lawyer, politician, soldier, planter, humanitarian. Born Habersham County, Georgia, June 28, 1824; died Cass Station, Georgia, May 22, 1884. Captain in Mexican War. Georgia Legislator, 1849. Delegate to Georgia Secession Convention, 1861. Voted not . . . — — Map (db m190698) HM
Lawyer, journalist, humorist. Born Lawrenceville, Georgia, June 15, 1826; died Cartersville, Georgia, [August] 24, 1903.
Major in Confederate Army, former Mayor of Rome, Georgia. Writing career started in 1861 under pen name Bill Arp". A . . . — — Map (db m190672) HM
Lawyer, planter, politician. Born Savannah, Georgia, January 1, 1809: died Savannah, December 20, 1865, buried Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.
Served in U.S. Congress, 1843-45. Appointed in 1845 by President James K. Polk charge d' . . . — — Map (db m190673) HM
Evangelist, Methodist Minister. Born Oak Bowery, Alabama, October 15, 1847; died Oklahoma, October 15, 1906; buried Oak Hill Cemetery.
Having failed as an alcoholic lawyer, promised his dying father to stop drinking. Found religion and became the . . . — — Map (db m190668) HM
Thoroughbred Horse Racing Hall of Fame Trainer. Two Kentucky Derby Winners. Born February 27, 1901, Argentina, died December 16, 1991, buried Oak Hill Cemetery. Inducted into Hall of Fame, November 9, 1980, by Thoroughbred Club of America at . . . — — Map (db m190670) HM
Teacher, Missionary to China. Born December 12, 1840, Abermarle County, Virginia. Died December 24, 1912 en route from China at Kobe, Japan, buried Crewe, Virginia. Moved here in 1871 to open Cartersville Female Seminary, which she and Anna C. . . . — — Map (db m190671) HM
Doctor, minister, politician. Born Lexington, Georgia, June 19, 1823; died Cartersville, Georgia, September 24, 1909; buried Oak Hill Cemetery.
U.S. Congressman, 1875-1881. Leader of Independent party movement, advocate of reform of prison system . . . — — Map (db m190665) HM
Author. Born Elbert County, Georgia, May 17, 1869; died Atlanta, Georgia, February 7, 1935; buried at "In the Valley", Bartow County, Georgia.
Wrote 28 novels, including "Circuit Rider's Wife," upon which the move "I'd Climb the Highest Mountain" . . . — — Map (db m190666) HM
Legislator, Georgia Governor.
Born February 16, 1936, Atco, Bartow County, Georgia. Elected member of Georgia House of Representatives from several counties, including Bartow County for 18 years, serving as Chairman of the Appropriations . . . — — Map (db m190667) HM
Lawyer; Justice, Georgia Court of Appeals; Chief Justice, Supreme Court of Georgia.
Born September 25, 1946. First African American Lawyer to practice law in Cartersville, Bartow County: and to serve as President of Bartow County Bar Association. . . . — — Map (db m190660) HM
Planter, land speculator, entrepreneur. Born South Carolina, November 24, 1780; died Milledgeville, Georgia, July 2, 1861.
Never lived in Cartersville, Georgia, but it is named in his honor. He has been cited as the richest landowner and . . . — — Map (db m190661) HM
Lawyer, politician, businessman. Born Hancock County, Georgia, April 20, 1800. Died Bartow County, Georgia, March 17, 1885. Buried in Oak Hill Cemetery.
Major in U.S. Army during Seminole Wars in 1836. State legislator from Putnam County, . . . — — Map (db m190662) HM
Journalist, politician. Born Decatur, Georgia, June 10, 1835; died Atlanta, Georgia, January 24, 1930; buried Oak Hill Cemetery.
While husband, William H. Felton, served in U.S. Congress, 1875-81, she served as advisor and political strategist. . . . — — Map (db m190663) HM
Lawyer, minister, politician. Born Elbert County, Georgia, October 9, 1811. Died Cartersville, Georgia, December 17, 1877; buried Cassville Cemetery.
Opened law office in Cassville, Georgia in 1836, argued first case before Georgia Supreme Court . . . — — Map (db m190658) HM
Lawyer, legislator, soldier. Born Savannah, Georgia, September 6, 1816; died Manassas Battlefield, Virginia, July 21, 1861; buried Laurel Grove Cemetery, Savannah, Georgia.
Served two terms in State Legislature and one term in State Senate, from . . . — — Map (db m190659) HM
Lawyer, U.S. Attorney for District of Georgia, 1869-70; U.S. Attorney General, 1870-71. Born Portsmouth, N.H., February 23, 1821; died in Cartersville, Georgia, December 21, 1880; buried Oak Hill Cemetery.
Served as Confederate soldier in Georgia . . . — — Map (db m190656) HM
On April 12, 1862, Union spies led by James Andrews hijacked the locomotive General in Kennesaw, GA. The raiders ran north in hopes of burning bridges, ripping up rails, and cutting telegraph wires on the Georgia owned W&A RR. The plan would prevent . . . — — Map (db m190652) HM
Politician, journalist, barber, and civic leader
Founder of the first public school for African Americans
south of the Mason-Dixon Line, riding horseback to Washington, D.C., to ask President Abraham Lincoln for a government building in . . . — — Map (db m189833) HM
Orange's first public schoolhouse was completed here in June 1872. E. W. Squires, Amos Travis, and Elton R. Nichols, trustees for the Richland (Orange) School District had contracted for a building that was 24x26x14 feet, for the 70 pupils that were . . . — — Map (db m189677) HM
The earliest local history of Wild Cow Prairie Cemetery describes the wetland just south of the cemetery as a lush feeding ground for the wild cows and ponies left by the Spanish. At sun-up and sunset, it was said to be covered with pink . . . — — Map (db m190695) HM
Honored by the Veterans of Centre County as a true patriot. In sunshine or rain, cold or snow, Lucinda with her flags walked to this station from Bald Eagle Valley to salute the departure of thousands of Centre Countians as they boarded the New . . . — — Map (db m190683) WM
George Stacey Davis was a shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball at the turn of the 20th century. He also spent several seasons as a third baseman and center fielder, and lesser amounts of time at other positions. Over his playing career, . . . — — Map (db m190669) HM
Baseball pioneer, born in Bellefonte, grew up here. Played for Providence, N.Y. Giants, Brooklyn, 1878-94. Pitched professional baseball's 2nd perfect game, 1880. Formed first players' union, 1885, & Players' League, 1890. In Baseball Hall of Fame. — — Map (db m190674) HM
Formed on Feb. 13, 1800 from Huntingdon, Mifflin, Lycoming and Northumberland counties. Named for its location in the State, and home of The Pennsylvania State University. Five governors of Pennsylvania lived in Bellefonte, county seat laid out in . . . — — Map (db m190682) HM
In 1971, in a small garage on 7th Street in Clare, Jay and Arlene Poet saw a dream begin: Jay's Sporting Goods store was born. With more optimism than resources, they started a business that would take advantage of Jay's extensive knowledge of and . . . — — Map (db m190693) HM
The Atlantic Coast Line Railroad (ACL) ran between Immokalee (40 miles north) and Everglades from 1928 to 1956. It carried passengers as well as freight and was an important link for the tomato farms in the area.
The station, in typical . . . — — Map (db m190702) HM
Michigan's lumbermen found many areas were too far from rivers for logs to be taken to the mills in the spring drive. After 1870 the logging railroad came into increasing use as the means of opening these regions. The Lake George and Muskegon . . . — — Map (db m190692) HM
Town Point is where Norfolk began. In 1680 the General Assembly of his Majesty's Colony of Virginia enacted a law requiring each county to establish and develop a town site. In lower Norfolk County fifty acres of land at the entrance of Elizabeth . . . — — Map (db m190701) HM
On February 22, 1936, this pine hammock was the site of a conference attended by about 275 Seminoles and several representatives of state and local governments. Florida's New Deal governor, David W. Sholtz (1933-37), had aided the state's economic . . . — — Map (db m190699) HM
Wind and Water Anaheim's early settlers put wind to work. Windmills rose above homestead rooflines poised to catch ocean breezes, shifting with the air currents, spinning gears effortlessly, and pumping water to the arid surface. Often . . . — — Map (db m189673) HM
Inspired by John Frohling's vision of a viticulture utopia, the Los Angeles Vineyard Society was formed in 1857. Convinced that wine was the way to wealth, the Society joined the scramble for land and sent surveyor George Hansen on a quest that . . . — — Map (db m189671) HM
Heisler locomotive, built by Stearns Manufacturing Company, 1899
Shay locomotive, built by Lima Locomotive Works, 1912
Climax Locomotive, built by Climax Manufacturing Company, 1928
The Shay locomotive, patented in 1881, and its two . . . — — Map (db m190694) HM
Common type steam boiler used in
1880's. Gets it's name from it's
flat-bottomed barrel, which was
originally mounted on a wagon.
A high dome, mounted over the rectangular firebox,
provides the "driest steam possible which decreases
the . . . — — Map (db m190691) HM
Dedicated in honor and memory of T. Walter Kelly
1893-1971 For his many years of service in state, county and
city government, including two terms as mayor of the
city of Cadillac and also, for his effort in acquiring
the Shay Locomotive . . . — — Map (db m190687) HM
Mortal refrains Sweet singer of Michigan, world renowned writer of songs,
poetry, prose, shortstories, and songs. Centennial 1876; Sentimental Song Book, The Flag,
Fourth of July, G. A. R. Memorial Song.
Interred Liberty Twp. Cemetery . . . — — Map (db m190685) HM
Memorial dedicated on September 11, 2013, by the Aberdeen Heritage Trust and City of Aberdeen
This memorial is dedicated to the civilians, police, and firemen killed on September 11, 2001, in attacks on America. This piece of steel was . . . — — Map (db m190675) HM WM
Dedicated to the pioneer spirit of America
which bridges past, present and future
Designed in 1844 by Thomas Willis Pratt
Constructed 1969 by Roaring Camp & Big Trees
Narrow Guage RR. First Pratt-Truss covered bridge
built in . . . — — Map (db m190688) HM
In 1870 the Rev. Andrew Shannon Hayter organized the Good Hope Cumberland Sabbath School to serve the early settlers of the surrounding area. The first church building, which was also used as a schoolhouse, was located in the vicinity of the . . . — — Map (db m190686) HM
This rock marks the place where Gen. Edward Braddock landed on April 14, 1755 with the British Expeditionary Force. This force was sent from England to fight in the French and Indian War. Shortly after arrival, Gen. Braddock moved his troops into . . . — — Map (db m190681) HM
In 1881 Manton became the Wexford County seat as a result of a compromise between Cadillac and Sherman. Those towns had quarreled over the issue for years. Cadillac partisans renewed the feud and won the county seat at an election in April, . . . — — Map (db m190678) HM
This Memorial is Dedicated
to the Men and Women
Who Served Their Country,
State, and Community
With Courage, Dedication,
in War and in Peace.
They Will Not Be Forgotten. — — Map (db m190677) WM
Erected in 1875 by U.S. Lake Survey War Dep't Office to mark the exact location of
Latitude 43° 17' 29.74"
Longitude 85° 04' 58.80"
Authorized by the 1937 Montcalm
County Board of Supervisors — — Map (db m190611) HM
In 1891-92 the Chicago and West Michigan Railway, precursor to the
Pere Marquette Railroad, extended the line between Traverse City and
Petoskey through Spencer Creek. William Alden Smith, the railway's
general counsel, advocated building the . . . — — Map (db m190676) HM
Twenty-five years after the township's organization in 1875, Excelsior's
citizens decided to build a town hall. In 1901 they
purchased this site from Edwin Wagenschutz for
$100, and with plans costing only $7, erected this
structure for $1085. . . . — — Map (db m190642) HM
In 1904, Ambrose E. Palmer
founded the Kalkaska Light
and Power Company and built
a dam and power plant at
Rugg Pond where the two
branches of the Rapid River
meet. Palmer reportedly
commissioned farmers to bring wagonloads of stone to . . . — — Map (db m190646) HM
1950 - 1953
of those who served
and those who gave
their lives in the
defense of freedom
the forgotten war
forgotten no more
Veterans of The
Post . . . — — Map (db m189893) WM
This mound was part of the Adena culture which flourished from about 800 B.C. to 100 A.D. It is now dedicated as a permanent Archaeological Preserve.
It is named for Lynden E. Reynolds and his wife, Mildred Pritchard Reynolds, who preserved the . . . — — Map (db m189887) HM
The legacy of Lyles Station, a small community located 4.5 miles west of Princeton, Indiana, began in the early 1800s as a settlement of free black men near the convergence of the Wabash, Patoka & White Rivers. In 1870 Joshua Lyles, a free black . . . — — Map (db m190600) HM
Writer George Wharton James concluded that Southern California's climate invited residents into the open. Throughout its entire history, Anaheim has proven James correct. In period photographs, hand pumps shared backyards with swings while chicken . . . — — Map (db m189670) HM
The houses of Founders' Park illustrates how 19th century Anaheim architecture evolved. The modest Mother Colony House, now the oldest wood frame structure in Orange County, represents the first years of the Anaheim Colony. It reflects the hard . . . — — Map (db m189669) HM
When the Spanish army and missionaries came to California in 1769, they made a route, El Camino Real, for travel between missions they established, stretching from San Diego to Sonoma. In the early 1900s, a group of women's clubs, among others . . . — — Map (db m189668) HM
Princeton's natural resources & its location at a transportation crossroads has allowed it to thrive as a hub of industry for over 200 years. In the early 1800s, as pioneers arrived, tradesmen such as blacksmiths & carpenters were quick to set up . . . — — Map (db m190599) HM
This clock is an 1865 street clock which was originally located in the 300 block of Market Street just yards from the current location. The clock was originally
in front of the G.E. Smith Jewelers and was later moved to 7th and Market Streets . . . — — Map (db m189812) HM
War should be undertaken in such a way as to show that its only object is peace.
Bellum autem ita suscipiatur, ut nihil aliud nisi pax quaesita videatur. Cicero 106 - 43 BCE
. . . — — Map (db m189793) WM
During the Carboniferous Period between 359 & 299 million years ago, Princeton had a much warmer climate than it does today, & the landscape was covered by giant plants. The buried remains of these plants were transformed into coal over millions of . . . — — Map (db m190598) HM
In the late 1840s, Samuel Hall, future president of the Evansville & Illinois Railroad Co., had a vision of bringing the railroad to his adopted town of Princeton. He devoted much time & resources to realize his vision, but success did not come . . . — — Map (db m190592) HM
Gibson County was formed in 1813 from the southwestern portion of the Indiana Territory. Once the wheels of county government began turning, the push to locate a county seat was imminent. The settlement of Patoka had been selected for the seat, but . . . — — Map (db m190591) HM
Princeton abounds in fertile soils from the seasonal flooding of the Wabash, Patoka & White Rivers. Fertile silts were deposited in the riverbeds by glacial outwash at the end of the last glacial period. Archeological records indicate that Native . . . — — Map (db m190588) HM
Immigration to the Princeton area began to explode after the Northwest Territory was formed in 1787. Young settlers came seeking a place to start their own homestead. They often arrived by way of the Red Bank Trail & Patoka Trace, traveling either . . . — — Map (db m190587) HM
Fort Boreman is the site of a Civil War fort, located on what had been called Mount Logan, overlooking the valley formed by the confluence of the Little Kanawha and Ohio Rivers at Parkersburg. Built by Union troops in 1863 to protect the . . . — — Map (db m189777) HM
Erected in 1860 on land donated by Thomas Coleman, who donated half of building cost. Family and community members donated the balance. Service June 22, 1860. Deeded to Methodist Episcopal Church South. During the Civil War, Union Home Guard . . . — — Map (db m189754) HM