“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Markers Published After 5/13/2022

The first Bluemercury storefront image, Touch for more information
By Devry Becker Jones, May 26, 2022
The first Bluemercury storefront
— Thursday, May 26, 2022 —
1District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — bluemercuryFounded 1999 — Historic Site —
On this site in September 1999, bluemercury opened the doors to its first friendly neighborhood beauty store.Map (db m198650) HM
2District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Brinetown and Western High SchoolGeorgetown African American Historic Landmark — 2020 —
When Western High School—today the Duke Ellington School for the Arts—was built in 1898. African Americans in the Old Brinetown neighborhood around 35th Street and Reservoir Road were displaced to create housing for white families. The expansion of . . . Map (db m198645) HM
3North Carolina (Iredell), Statesville — Preserving the Past
When the blockhouse ceased to exist, the site of Fort Dobbs was transformed into farmland. Soil from a century of plowing gradually filled in the fort's outer ditch and most of its cellar. However, knowledge and of interest in the old fort . . . Map (db m198642) HM
4District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Hughes House(c. 1859)
. . . Map (db m198644) HM
5District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Margaret Peters and Roumania Peters Walker Rose Park Tennis Courts
We honor Margaret Peters and Roumania Peters Walker, two sisters who grew up around the corner in the 2700 block of O Street, NW, and who played tennis on these courts from the 1930s through the 1980s. The Peters Sisters taught tennis to . . . Map (db m198643) HM
6Texas (Hays County), San Marcos — Spring Lake Dam
It might not look like one at first glance, but behind the cypress trees and steakhouse is one of the oldest dams in Texas. In 1849, General Edward Burleson constructed a "crib and rock" dam at the headwaters of the San Marcos River to power a saw . . . Map (db m198582) HM
7Utah (Washington County), Zion National Park — Cables from the Rim
Barely visible on the canyon rim are the ruins of a cableworks from the early 1900s. Mormon pioneers in the Zion area needed lumber for construction, but the good timber - ponderosa pine - was out of reach on the mesa above. Settlers had to haul . . . Map (db m198467) HM
8North Carolina (Iredell), Statesville — Site of Fort Dobbs
When war erupted between the colonial possessions of England and France in 1754, North Carolina was in a poor state of defense. Gov. Arthur Dobbs sent to London for one thousand muskets to arm local militia companies and full-time provincial . . . Map (db m198637) HM
9Maine (Waldo County), Prospect — The Waldo-Hancock Bridge
In the early days of the automobile, travel along this section of U.S. Route 1 involved a choice: to cross the Penobscot River, motorists could wait in long lines for a ferry or travel 27 miles north to cross the river between Bangor and Brewer. . . . Map (db m198629) HM
10Ohio (Hancock County), McComb — McComb Civil War Memorial
Our Honored Dead 1861. - 1865. Our Honored Dead 1861. - 1865.Map (db m198631) WM
11South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — Berlin Wall Concrete Pipe
This concrete pipe was part of the infamous Berlin Wall. Built in 1961 by the Communist government to stop the flow of refugees from the Soviet held part of Berlin into the democratic Western held areas of the city, the Wall became a symbol of . . . Map (db m198606) HM
12South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-67 — Greenville High School
(front) The cornerstone for this building, the third to house Greenville High School, was laid July 27, 1937 and it was first opened to students in 1938. Construction was paid for in part by the Works Progress Administration at a total . . . Map (db m198602) HM
13South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-51 — City Hospital / Greenville General Hospital
(front) City Hospital City Hospital, founded here in 1912 and later renamed Greenville General Hospital, occupied most of the block bounded by Memminger, Mallard, and Dunbar Sts. and Arlington Ave. by the early 1950s. The Ladies . . . Map (db m198601) HM
14South Carolina (Greenville County), Greenville — 23-63 — Denean School
Dunean School, later Dunean Elementary, opened in 1928 with J.H. Anderson as its first principal. Located at the corner of Smith and Blake Streets, on land donated by Dunean Mill, the school served students from the surrounding Dunean Mill village. . . . Map (db m198600) HM
15South Carolina (Greenville County), Piedmont — 23-81 — Garrison Cemetery
(front) Garrison Cemetery is named for the Garrison family, who were among the first European settlers in the area that became Piedmont, SC. The patriarch of the family, David Garrison, settled here in the 1780s and operated a grist mill . . . Map (db m198599) HM
16Michigan (Monroe County), Monroe — St. Mary of the Immaculate Conception
This church is the immediate successor to the first church of Monroe County, St Antoine aux Riviere Raisin (October 15, 1788), which was located two miles upriver. Construction of this church was begun in 1834. It was consecrated in 1839. The . . . Map (db m198450) HM
17Virginia, Roanoke — Roanoke Memorial Bridge
[Note: Marker consists of two plaques on separate pylons on the bridge's east end. The first is on the south side of the bridge, and the second across the road on the north side.] [First plaque] “Give me liberty or give me . . . Map (db m198616) WM
18New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Massena Springs, New YorkMassena Water Baths
"Massena Water Baths. The remedial effects of the spring waters are in many cases largely increased by the use of the baths in connection with the internal administration of the waters, this is particularly the case in Rheumatism and cutaneous . . . Map (db m198399) HM
19New York (St. Lawrence County), Massena — Massena Springs, New York
The springs at Massena were first shown to a group of government surveyors in the summer of 1785 by the St. Regis Indians. Then, as early as 1813, the journals of European settlers would show they had begun using the springs for their curative . . . Map (db m198362) HM
20Pennsylvania (York County), Hanover — Search and Destroy, Hide and SeekA Heart of Hanover Trail Stop — Heart of Hanover Trails —
On June 27, 1863, three days before the Battle of Hanover, Confederate Lt. Col. Elijah White's 35th Virginia Battalion of about 260 men was on a mission: search for and destroy Pennsylvania railroad bridges and telegraph lines. In the 1860s, . . . Map (db m197361) HM
21Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Chadds Ford — Chadds Ford Historical SocietyJohn Chads House
John Chads, heir to his father's 500-acre plantation along the Brandywine, commissioned a house, made of Brandywine bluestone, to be built on banks of the creek. The style and appointments of the house suggest moderate wealth. Its simplicity . . . Map (db m197399) HM
22Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Chester — Jefferis Ford
East Bradford Township Established 1791 Around 11am on Sep. 11, 1777, British Generals Howe and Cornwallis crossed the Brandywine River with approx. 11,000 Crown Forces here at Jefferis Ford. After marching 10 miles from Kennett Square, . . . Map (db m198358) HM
23Pennsylvania (Adams County), Cumberland Township — A DedicationGettysburg National Military Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
On July 3, 1938, during the 75th battle anniversary, over 1,800 Civil War veterans and 250,000 others gathered to see President Franklin D. Roosevelt dedicate this memorial. Two veterans, one from each army, lowered a 50-foot American flag, . . . Map (db m198419) HM
24Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Carlisle — Blaine House
Begun in 1794 by Colonel Ephraim Blaine – Indian trader, merchant, tavern-keeper, Sheriff, land speculator, and Commissary General of the Continental Army – the Blaine House is one of the finest examples of 18th century architecture still standing . . . Map (db m198394) HM
25Pennsylvania (Washington County), Canonsburg — Dr. Jonathan Letterman(1824-1872)
A military surgeon, Letterman is credited with establishing modern methods of battlefield medical management. During the Civil War, he designed a medical supply wagon prototype, established triage procedures, and instituted an efficient system for . . . Map (db m198100) HM
26Maryland (Prince George's County), Oxon Hill — Salubria
Panel 1: Welcome to Salubria This location, Salubria, was a historic site. It has intact archaeological evidence of Woodland Era Indian encampments from 1300-1600 A.D. The Piscataway–Conoy was one of the tribes that frequently . . . Map (db m196312) HM
27Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — General Casimir Pulaski1747 – 1779 — Pulaski Park —
Exiled from his native Poland for his part in its struggle for liberty. He came to this country formed the Pulaski Legion and gave his life in the war of American IndependenceMap (db m196561)
28Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Bradford Township — Tavern Fare
What sort of food was served at the Center House? To date, no specific food has been linked to this particular tavern, but Joseph Martin would probably have provided 18th century Anglo-Welsh American “country food,” best described as . . . Map (db m194417)
29Pennsylvania (Chester County), West Bradford Township — Trimble's Ford — Howe & Cornwallis crossed the Brandywine here in 1777 —
September 11, 1777, while on the march to the Battlefield of Brandywine, the British Army under Howe and Cornwallis crossed the Brandywine at the ford just south of this point. __________ Erected by The Pennsylvania . . . Map (db m198354) HM
30Florida (Orange County), Lake Buena Vista — English Tea GardenTwinings Presents The
In 1706, Thomas Twining became one of the first individuals to introduce tea drinking to the English. Word of this exotic, new drink quickly spread. Even eighteenth century English novelist Jane Austen and Charles II Earl Grey were Twinings . . . Map (db m198210) HM
31Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — In Memory of All Fallen Veterans
Vietnam Veterans of America Beaver County, Pa. Chapter 862 In Memory of All Fallen VeteransMap (db m198607) WM
32Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Dedicated To All Veterans
"To care for him who shall have borne the battle and for his widow, and his orphan." Abraham Lincoln, 2nd Inaugural AddressMap (db m198565) WM
33Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — U.S. Navy Seabees
U.S. Navy Seabees were first authorized in March 1942 through the efforts of Admiral Ben Morrell 325,000 Seabees served 267 Seabees killed in action of which 7 were Prisoners of WarMap (db m198563) HM WM
34Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — U.S. Naval Armed Guard of World War II
Dedicated to U.S. Naval Armed Guard of World War II The Armed Guard came into existence on 9/15/41 with 144,970 personnel serving on 5,236 different ships, of which 710 were sunk by the enemy. 1,810 killed in action and unknown injuries. . . . Map (db m198562) HM WM
35Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II
Dedicated to the United States Merchant Marine Veterans of World War II There were 243,000 volunteer seamen that served their country. More than 6,000 Merchant Marines made the supreme sacrifice during World War II. Over 600 were held as . . . Map (db m198559) HM WM
36Pennsylvania (Washington County), Washington — 120 South Wade Avenue
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m198542) HM
37Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Ohiopyle — OhiopyleTrail Map and Points of Interest
Connellsville 17 miles west Connellsville's coal-converting coke ovens made fuel for the region's iconic steel millls, and the town thrived. Favorite local restaurants, historic landmarks, and B&Bs make Connellsville a great place . . . Map (db m198519) HM
38Pennsylvania (Washington County), Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
In honor of all departed Destroyer VeteransMap (db m198517) WM
39Pennsylvania (Washington County), Washington — 124 South Wade Avenuec. 1890
Registered Landmark Washington County History and Landmarks FoundationMap (db m198516) HM
40Pennsylvania (Fayette County), Hopwood — History Flows Through These Waters
For thousands of years, people have used this year-round water source. They filled skins, canteens, whiskey jugs, and radiators; they watered horses and shared stories. From long-ago hunters tracking game to travelers on US Route 40, history . . . Map (db m198480) HM
41Kentucky (Pike County), Pikeville — Pauley Bridge
Designer: O.S. Batten Contractor: Local WPA Crews Year Built: 1936 The Pauley Bridge was placed on the National Register of Historic Places in 1991 Renovation was completed in 2006 and re-opened as a pedestrian and bicycle . . . Map (db m198614) HM
42British Columbia (Metro Vancouver), Vancouver — Beacon of Maritime Safety
During its heyday, the Brockton Point Lighthouse played a key role in guiding ships safely in and out of Coal Harbour. Early Warning System The first Brockton Point lighthouse, built in 1890, alerted ships to shore-related dangers and . . . Map (db m198612) HM
43California (Orange County), Las Flores — Oso Parkway BridgeHistorical Marker
It was near this site on July 22, 1760 that Captian Gaspar de Portola joined by 63 men and two priests, stepped into history by crossing the Arroyo Trabuco during the first Spanish expedition into Alta California. Today, June 8, 1992, the County of . . . Map (db m198396) HM
44British Columbia (Metro Vancouver), Vancouver — Disasters and Narrow Escapes
As ships navigated the Narrows' powerful tidal flows, they relied on warnings from the Prospect Point Lighthouse to stay clear of its rocky hazards. Response to Disaster In 1888, just off this point, the historic steamship S.S. Beaver ran . . . Map (db m198611) HM
45Michigan (Branch County), Coldwater — Sovereign Wings
The bald eagle was chosen as the emblem of the United States of America when the Great Seal of the United States was adopted on June 20, 1782. To the nation's founders, the eagle represented freedom as well as supreme power and authority. . . . Map (db m198603) HM
46British Columbia (Metro Vancouver), Vancouver — The Lions' Gate Bridge / Le pont Lions' GateNational Historic Civil Engineering Site / Lieu historique national de gé
[English] A tribute to the engineers who built and renovated this bridge, the landmark structure of the Vancouver area. When opened in 1938, the 1550 ft. main span was the longest suspension span outside the United States. Design engineer: . . . Map (db m198610) HM
47New York (New York County), New York — New York Korean War Veterans MemorialBattery Park
This monument honors military personnel who served in the Korean War (1950-1953). The memorial, dedicated in 1991, was designed by Welsh-born artist Mac Adams (b.1943) and is notable as one of the first Korean War memorials erected in the United . . . Map (db m198609) HM WM
48South Carolina (Greenville County), Piedmont — 23-75 — Rose Hill Cemetery
(front) Rose Hill cemetery was established in 1876 by the Piedmont Manufacturing Co., an early textile mill that began production in that same year. Originally known as Piedmont Cemetery, the earliest known burial dates to 1877. The . . . Map (db m198583) HM
49South Carolina (Greenville County), Pelzer — 23-73 — Fork Shoals School
(front) Originally associated with Fork Shoals Baptist Church, Fork Shoals School was in operation by 1877. A private Fork Shoals H.S. was built on the eastern side of the Reedy River in 1908. A two-story frame building was then built . . . Map (db m198581) HM
50South Carolina (Greenville County), Pelzer — 23-78 — Fork Shoals Baptist Church
(front) Fork Shoals Baptist Church traces its origins to at least 1789, when Horse Creek Church was organized as a member of the Bethel Association. Local tradition, however, places the date earlier, between 1777-1780. Fork Shoals first . . . Map (db m198578) HM
51South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — History - Cedar Falls Park
Cedar Falls 1800’s The rock shoals at Cedar Falls were used for hundreds of years by Native Americans as a hunting camp site and transportation ford to cross the Reedy River. Due to the elevation change in the river, generating waterpower . . . Map (db m198574) HM
52South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — History – Cedar Falls Park
Settled in the 1780’s, Fork Shoals was not a typical Southern textile mill village where residents earned their living solely at the mill. The community was primarily agrarian and the people supplemented their farm income by working at the mill. . . . Map (db m198572) HM
53South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — Environment – Cedar Falls Park
Pre 1700 Cedar Falls Environment • The Piedmont foothills of South Carolina was a frontier landscape. Ancient oak and hickory trees reached for the sun creating a rich canopy that shaded the forest floor. • The forest was interspersed . . . Map (db m198540) HM
54South Carolina (Greenville County), Fountain Inn — History - Cedar Falls Park
The Cherokee in South Carolina Prior to 1776 The Cherokee call themselves Tsalagi or Aniyunwiya which means “Principal People”. There were no known permanent Native American settlements at this site. The area was a wilderness hunting . . . Map (db m198539) HM
55South Dakota (Codington County), Watertown — Dedicated to Veterans
. . . Map (db m198595) WM
56South Dakota (Codington County), Watertown — 566 — Freeman Thayer Post Memorial
. . . Map (db m198594) WM
— Wednesday, May 25, 2022 —
57British Columbia (Metro Vancouver), Vancouver — Creating a Vancouver Icon: the Lions Gate Bridge
Originally built to access the North Shore, the Lions Gate Bridge is now one of the city's busiest thoroughfares with over 60,000 vehicles driving across each day. Tension over the Suspension In 1927, Vancouverites voted against building a . . . Map (db m198590) HM
58Mexico, Querétaro (Ezequiel Montes), San Sebastián — The Castle
El Castillo Construido en el siglo XVII como sede del poder civil del pueblo de Bernal, este edificio mantiene su función original y actualmente es sede de las autoridades municipales. En el conjunto, destaca la torre de . . . Map (db m198589) HM
59British Columbia (Metro Vancouver), West Vancouver — Point Atkinson Lighthouse
Site named by Capt. Vancouver June 14, 1792 Wall of original tower, built in 1874, still stands near present tower, completed in 1912 Tower 60 ft high - light 108 ft above high water light beam a 500 watt bulb foghorn range - 10 miles . . . Map (db m198587) HM
60Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — A Creek, a Cause and Some Cows: Add Together, What Do You Get?
The Place Where People Want To Go Back in the late 1900s, farmland stretched along this area below the Edina Mill dam. The pastoral landscape—with its intersection of the creek, grassy fields and woods—became a popular destination. Swimming . . . Map (db m198304) HM
61Ohio (Union County), Marysville — The Spirit of '76
July 4, 1976 on the 200th birthday of this nation, Americans rededicate themselves anew to the principles of their founding fathers.Map (db m198531) HM WM
62Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Edina Mill: A Fast Creek Generates Industry... and a Community
How Did Edina Become Edina? The Waterville Mill was built at this spot in 1857 by four partners looking to make use of fast-running waters in Minnehaha Creek. Land was purchased and a dam installed at a natural cascade in the creek. A . . . Map (db m198307) HM
63Minnesota (Hennepin County), Edina — Edina Mills
Built in 1857, the flour mill on this site was central to the growth and development of the City of Edina. The year 1869 brought a Scots miller, Andrew Craik, to a small community then called Waterville Mills. Craik purchased the twelve-year-old . . . Map (db m198367) HM
64Minnesota (Dakota County), Hastings — Downtown Hastings — Yesterday and Today
A Small Area with a Big Impact During the late 1800s, downtown Hastings offered a wide range of goods and services to the growing river city, resulting no just in a vibrant economy, but also a visually striking commercial district of fine . . . Map (db m198461) HM
65Michigan (Washtenaw County), Ann Arbor — Terhune Memorial Park
Terhune Memorial Park contains the gravestones of John Terhune, Sarah Vreeland Terhune, and Emily Whitmore. The stones were moved to this location from the cemetery at the corner of Packard and Burton Roads by the Daughters of the American . . . Map (db m198487) HM
66Minnesota (Dakota County), Hastings — One Neighborhood, Many Stories
What does a house say about its occupants? The West 2nd Street Residential Historic District, just to the west between Eddy and Forest streets, vividly shows the diversity of house styles built between 1857 and 1890. A short walk to the . . . Map (db m198547) HM
67Mexico, Querétaro (Ezequiel Montes), San Sebastián Bernal — Chapel of Las Ánimas
Capilla de Las Ánimas Fue construida entre los siglos XVII y XVIII en honor a las Benditas Ánimas del Purgatorio; este conjunto arquitectónico de origen franciscano está formado por capilla, atrio y casa cural. Debido a la . . . Map (db m198585) HM
68British Columbia (Metro Vancouver), West Vancouver — Point Atkinson Lighthouse / Le phare de Point Atkinson
[English] This lighthouse replaced an 1875 building of which the foundations of the keeper's dwelling survive. Built in 1912 by contractor W.H. Rourke, the hexagonal reinforced concrete tower, 18.3 metres high, is an early example of this . . . Map (db m198577) HM
69Florida (Marion County), Ocala — United States Submarine ServiceOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
. . . Map (db m198339) WM
70Florida (Marion County), Ocala — World War II Veterans MemorialOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
World War II Veterans of the Ocala Honor Flights 2009 - 2012 To Honor our World War II Veterans, and to remember all those who gave their lives for our nation and the freedom we charish and enjoy. “We Shall Never Forget“ . . . Map (db m198558) WM
71Ontario, Ottawa — Tin House / La Maison de Fer-Blanc
In early 20th century, tinsmith Honore Foisy advertised his trade by decorating the outside of his Lowertown Ottawa house, which stood a few blocks from here. When the house was demolished in 1961, the façade was saved and later . . . Map (db m198374) HM
72New York (New York County), New York — 70 Fifth Avenue
This building served as headquarters for the NAACP and as the early home of numerous other progressive, human rights, and civil liberties organizations. It also housed W.E.B. Dubois' The Crisis magazine, a platform for civil rights . . . Map (db m198570) HM
73West Virginia (Ohio County), Wheeling — Wheeling CreekNative American Hunting Ground
The name Wheeling comes from the Delaware Indian word, Wihling, meaning “place of the skull” – Wih is the Delaware word for head and ling is their word for place. Legend has it that Native Americans were so angered by a white . . . Map (db m198420) HM
74British Columbia (Alberni-Clayoquot), Ucluelet — 1906 Amphitrite Point Lighthouse
Amphitrite Point was named after the naval warship, H.M.S. Amphitrite, in 1859 by Captain George H. Richards of the Royal Navy. Captain Richards was responsible for surveying much of Vancouver Island's coastline during this period. The original . . . Map (db m198567) HM
75California (Los Angeles County), Sunland — Sunland Welcome Nature GardenLocal Biodiversity
The Verdugo Hills and Tujunga Wash hold a surprising wealth of biodiversity. When you look out at these areas, what do you see? You might be looking at plants that grow in the San Gabriel Mountains but not in the Santa Monica Mountains — and . . . Map (db m198564) HM
76New York (New York County), New York — Julius' Bar "Sip-In"
On April 21, 1966, members of the Mattachine Society, a pioneering gay rights organization, challenged a regulation that prohibited bars from serving LGBT people by staging a "Sip-In" at Julius', a bar with a large gay clientele. With . . . Map (db m198561) HM
77British Columbia (Kitimat-Stikine), Hagwilget — The Hagwilget Bridges
First bridge built in 1856 Described as a graceful wooden spiderweb, the first Hagwilget Bridge was built by the indigenous population using only knives and axes. It was 150 feet long, and swayed 100 feet above the churning waters of the . . . Map (db m198556) HM
78Florida (Marion County), Ocala — Medal of Honor Recipients of the Jewish FaithOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
Medal of Honor Recipients of the Jewish Faith Benjamin Levy 3-1865 • Abraham Cohn 8-1865 • Leopoldo Karpeles 4-1870 • Simon Suhler 11-1876 • David Orbansky 8-1879 • Samuel Gross 5-1917 • Sydney G. Gumpertz 2-1919 • Benjamin Kaufman . . . Map (db m198455) WM
79Florida (Marion County), Ocala — Purple Heart MedalOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
Purple Heart Medal Est. 1782 Dedicated to those who shed life’s blood in the defense of freedom Map (db m198288) WM
80Florida (Marion County), Ocala — Four ChaplainsOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
Army Chaplains, Alexander D. Goode, Jewish George L. Fox, Methodist Clark V. Poling, Reformed John P. Washington, Catholic. Calmed the troops - gave their life jackets died praying together as troop ship Dorchester . . . Map (db m198256) WM
81Florida (Marion County), Ocala — 57th Army Air Forces Flying Training DetachmentOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
PT 17 57th Army Air Forces Flying Training Detachment Greenville Aviation School Ocala Fla The unit provided primary flight training for US Army Air Corps Pilots 1941 - 1944 Sponsored by . . . Map (db m198459) WM
82Pennsylvania (Allegheny County), Bridgeville — Veterans Memorial
In memory of all who have served our nationMap (db m198541) WM
83Massachusetts (Worcester County), North Brookfield — North Brookfield World War I Monument
Dedicated to the Citizens of The Town of North Brookfield Who Devoted Themselves to the Cause of Freedom And Served Their Country in the World War Allaire Arthur F. · Allen Lawrence · Balcomb Charles M. · Barnes Charles F. · Barrett . . . Map (db m198555) WM
84Florida (Marion County), Ocala — Stalag Luft IVOcala - Marion County Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated to the surviving airmen POWs of Stalag Luft IV (Eastern Prussia) and the Death March that began on February 6, 1945, lasting 3 months Sponsored by the family of Leo W. Smith Sr. . . . Map (db m198550) WM
85New York (New York County), New York — Philip Roth
Philip Roth March 19, 1933-May 22, 2018 The Austin, 130 West 79th Street, Manhattan Philip Roth was among the greatest American writers of any generation. He published thirty-one books of fiction, memoir, and essays. More than . . . Map (db m198551) HM
86Massachusetts (Worcester County), North Brookfield — North Brookfield Korean Vietnam Monument
Korean Conflict     Vietnam Era North Brookfield Remembers Those Who Served Korea 1950   1955 In Memoriam – Flamand, Paul H. · Letendre, Roger N. Bartolo, Anthony J., Sr. · Bartolo Stanley H. · Balcom, Francis E. · Balcom Ernest G. · . . . Map (db m198554) WM
87Massachusetts (Worcester County), New Braintree — New Braintree Veterans Monument
In Memory of the Men and Women of New Braintree Who Served Their Country In Time of WarMap (db m198553) WM
88Massachusetts (Worcester County), New Braintree — Education – Business
. . . Map (db m198552) HM
89British Columbia (Columbia-Shuswap), Craigellachie — Eagle Pass
[English] While exploring these mountains in the summer of 1865, Walter Moberly, assistant surveyor-general of British Columbia, noted the flight of eagles through a break in the Gold Range (Monashees), thereby discovering Eagle Pass. After . . . Map (db m198549) HM
90New York (New York County), New York — Ira Gershwin
Ira Gershwin Born here 12/6/1896 "Not for a year, but ever and a day."Map (db m198548) HM
91New York (New York County), New York — Elizabeth H. Berger Plaza
What was here before? The native Lenape called the land just south of here at the harbor kapsee or “rocky ledge.” Indigenous habitation yielded to Dutch occupation and the establishment of New Amsterdam in the 1620s, and then British rule in . . . Map (db m198546) HM
92British Columbia (Squamish-Lillooet), Lillooet — The Old BridgeBuilt in 1913
Since the construction of the ‘Bridge of the 23 Camels’ in 1981, this old span is known as “The Old Bridge” to people in this community. The middle of this wooden suspension bridge is supported by steel cables and has “dead men” embedded in the . . . Map (db m198545) HM
93New York (Genesee County), Alabama — Feeder Canal
Tonawanda Feeder Canal supplied water for the Erie Canal, Shelby mills, and Village of Medina power 1824-1919.Map (db m197320) HM
94New York (Genesee County), Oakfield — World War II and Korean War MemorialLest We Forget
In memory of those who gave their lives for our country in World War II and the Korean WarMap (db m197319) WM
95Vermont (Orleans County), Derby — Derby Academy Bell
Presented June 2001 By The Derby Academy Alumni Derby Academy Bell Cast by George H. Holbrook in Midway Mass in 1841. Moved from the old boarding house about 1869, it hung in the Academy building until the building was replaced by the . . . Map (db m198515) HM
96Vermont (Essex County), Brighton — First International Railway in North America
1366 feet west of this marker on railway right of way the Atlantic St. Lawrence RY from Portland, Maine was linked to the St. Lawrence & Atlanta RY from Montreal, Quebec in July of 1853. This linking formed the first International Railway in . . . Map (db m198518) HM
97New Jersey (Morris County), Chatham — Chatham Colony Association1924-1969
Pursuing a communal living experiment, Russian & East European immigrants living in New York City desired a rural environment. An advertisement in the Jewish Daily Forward newspaper prompted a purchase of 150+ acres in Chatham Township. In 1924 the . . . Map (db m198513) HM
98Kentucky (Mason County), Maysville — Simon Kenton Memorial1755 — 1836
Simon Kenton, born in Fauquier County, Virginia, was the outstanding pioneer of northern Kentucky. As a spy and scout he was “as prudent as he was brave.” For twenty years he was the leader and guardian of settlers on the northern border. In 1771 . . . Map (db m198543) HM
99New York (New York County), New York — Propeller
The Intrepid and her sister ships of the Essex class were called the "Fast Carriers” of World War II. They were capable of moving twice as fast as the USS Langley, the Navy's first aircraft carrier. The Intrepid's power plant could . . . Map (db m198538) HM
100New York (New York County), New York — Jane Jacobs
Jane Jacobs May 4, 1916 - April 25, 2006 The author and urbanist bought this 1842 rowhouse in 1947 and remained until 1968. While here, Jacobs helped lead successful campaigns to ban cars from Washington Square, to defeat Robert Moses' . . . Map (db m198537) HM

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May. 26, 2022