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By Eric Fonce, August 12, 2017
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France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 12 — Fontaine Sainte-Radegonde
La Grand Font était autrefois consacrée à Notre Dame. La croyance populaire y a ensuite attaché le cult de Sainte-Radegonde (521-587).

Mentionnée dans les archives des le XVe siècle cette fontaine miraculeuse . . . — Map (db m114124) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 9 — Maison rue des Pavillons
George Sand trouva refuge dans cette maison lors de son procès en séparation de son mari le baron Casimir Dudevant en 1836

Le 25 mai 1836, elle écrivait à son amie Marie D'Agoult: "un jardin de quatre toises carrées, plein de . . . — Map (db m114120) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 18 — Place du Docteur Vergne
Cette place porte le nom du Docteur Vergne, réputé pour ses opérations de la cataracte.

L'Escargot: relais de chevaux et de poste au XVIIIe siècle, cette ancienne auberge dont Saint-Blaise orne la façade, portait . . . — Map (db m114131) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 21 — Place du Marché / Market Square
Cette grande place devint la place principale de la ville à partir du XVe siècle. Quelques demeures anciennes témoignent de cet âge d'or qui vit s'amorcer le développement industriel et commercial de La Châtre.

Rue du . . . — Map (db m114130) HM

France, Région Centre Val de Loire (Indre Département), La Châtre — 11 — Pont des Cabignats
Le pont des Cabignats a pris le nom déformé de la famille Escabignat, de riches bourgeois qui firent une donation pour l'aménagement du pont.

De chaque côté, on peut voir les maison de bois, anciennes tanneries avec leurs . . . — Map (db m114127) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 3 — Luitpoldstrasse 12Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Giebelhaus mit Treppengiebel und Aedicula- Renaissanceportal mit Säulen und Sitzkonsolen

erbaut 1599 als Privatwohnsitz von Bürgermeister Thoma Albert

herrschaftliches Lehen, Nutzungsrecht und Abgabepflicht . . . — Map (db m114026) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Kitzingen), Prichsenstadt — 14 — Schulinstrasse 14Historischer Stadtrundgang / Historical Town Walk
Walmdachhaus mit geohrten Fenster- und Türrahmungen

Ausleger mit Braustern, Kartusche über der Eingangstür mit Bäckerzunftzeichen

Gemeiner Stadtlehen, Ratsherrenwohnung

1597 herrschaftliches Amtshaus

1666 . . . — Map (db m114241) HM

Guatemala, Retalhuleu (Municipality of Champerico), El Triunfo — Martyrs and Heroes Memorial of El TriunfoSantuario de los Caídos de la comunidad El Triunfo
Martires y héroes que ofrendaron sus vidas por defender los derechos de los Pueblos en Resistencia, durante el conflicto armado interno en Guatemala, 1960 1996. Augustín Alvarado · Agustín Calel Ajanel · Agustina Velasco · Agusto . . . — Map (db m114192) WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — General Pablo Yáñez
. . . — Map (db m114022) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — The Suchil
El Súchil Ofrenda religiosa tradicional de las comunidades locales. Su origen es la estera improvisada y cubierta de flores que servía para trasladar a los guerreros chichimecas caídos en combate, durante las luchas de Conquista del . . . — Map (db m114079) HM
Mexico, Querétaro (Municipality of El Marqués), Chichimequillas — The Parish of Saint Philip of Jesus
Parroquia de San Felipe de Jesus Las comunidades en coordinacion con su Parroco Manuel Paniagua Villaseñor El Presidente Municipal Martin Ruben Galicia Medina y el Comite Organizador reconocen a su santo patrono con amor en el XLVIII . . . — Map (db m114038) HM
Mexico, Quintana Roo (Municipality of San Miguel de Cozumel), San Miguel de Cozumel — Corals and Sponges of Cozumel
Brain Coral Brain Coral is a common name given to several genera of coral, which are characterized by the spheroid shape of their colonies and by the grooves and channels on their surface, which resemble the folds on the surface of the human . . . — Map (db m113815)
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Essex Street
ESSEX STREET was laid out in the grounds by NICHOLAS BARBON in 1675

Among many famous lawyers who lived here were Sir ORLANDO BRIDGEMAN c.1606-1674 Lord Keeper, HENRY FIELDING 1707-1754 Novelist and BRASS CROSBY . . . — Map (db m114240) HM

Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.

Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114215) HM

California, San Marino — The Millstones
Originally located in the upper story of El Molino Viejo, these volcanic tufa millstones ground grain for the indian community of Mission San Gabriel. The stones were turned by water flowing from nearby canyons. When the mill fell into disuse, the . . . — Map (db m112988) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114042) WM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — California Veterans Memorial
(Memorial is without text.)Map (db m113219) WM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — First Transcontinental Railroad Groundbreaking Site
You are standing where the First Transcontinental Railroad in America had its western origin, at Front and K Streets in Sacramento. On January 8, 1863, prominent citizens and railroad founders gathered here for a groundbreaking ceremony to . . . — Map (db m114174) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Sacramento Purple Heart Memorial
Purple Heart Memorial front: My Stone Is Red For The Blood They Shed The Medal I Bear Is My Country's Way To Show They Care If I Could Be Seen By All Mankind Maybe Peace Will Come In My Lifetime Purple Heart Memorial top: . . . — Map (db m114107) HM WM
California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — In Memory of Those Who Perished
In reverent memory of those who perished in the September 12, 2008 Metrolink Train Disaster, with hope and encouragement for those who survived, and with gratitude for the first responders for their heroism and compassion. — Map (db m114074) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Bird Track
Birds are descendants of theropod (meat-eating) dinosaurs and their tracks look similar: three long narrow toes with claw marks. However, bird tracks are generally smaller than most theropod tracks. This print is wider than long and the . . . — Map (db m114062) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Palm Fronds
Large palm fronds show that the climate was much warmer than that of today. Other plant and tree types found here, such as extinct relatives of sycamore, walnut, paddle-leafed ginger and an ancient relative of the avocado, lost their leaves . . . — Map (db m114059) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Golden — Triceratops Tracks
Triceratops: 30 feet long, 6-12 ton Herbivore Several tracks of Triceratops or a closely related horned dinosaur were discovered in this area. Among horned dinosaurs, Triceratops is the most likely track maker because many of its bones have . . . — Map (db m114058) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Birthplace of Jonathan Edwards
Birthplace Of Jonathan Edwards First American theologian and philosopher. Born in 1703, son of Timothy Edwards. He graduated from Yale at age 17, was pastor in Bolton, tutor at Yale, missionary at Stockbridge, and in 1758 became res. of Princeton . . . — Map (db m114044) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Bissell Ferry
Bissell Ferry 1641 - 1917 This quiet spot with its big old house was once the scene of great activity. In 1614 Adrian Block, a Dutch explorer, found Indians living between the Scantic and the Podunk rivers. At the request of Sachem . . . — Map (db m114057) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor Korean War Memorial
Korean War PFC Glenn A. Rose Charles Starr & WW IIMap (db m114095) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m114097) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor Vietnam War Memorial
Vietnam This Memorial Is Dedicated To Those Who Have Given Their Supreme Sacrifice For Their Country Billy E. Gipson Sgt. U.S. Army Nov. 30, 1942 – June 5, 1966 Donald R. Ouellette L/Cpl U.S.m.c. Apr. 14, 1946 – Nov. 6, 1967 . . . — Map (db m114096) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor World War I Memorial
World War I Abe E. Miller Thomas Barry Edward Hansen — Map (db m114099) WM
Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — South Windsor World War II Memorial
World War II Stanley Abegunas · Anthony Buddes · PFC Errol S. Burton · Cpl Thomas E. Cadder · Sgt Gordon J. Dimlow · TSgt John G. Grant · Sgt Earl E. Hyson · Oliver Jones · Pvt Edward G. Jurgelas · PFC Justin Kizis · PFC Anthony Krawfsky · Alphonse . . . — Map (db m114098) WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Bloomingdale — 8 of 16 — Court Nullifies Racial CovenantsWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
In the 1940s, Homeowners in the 100 block of Bryant Street breached a contract when they sold their houses to African Americans. Covenants, or agreements, in their real estate deeds prohibited "the sale of the house to anyone of the Negro . . . — Map (db m114167) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Buena Vista — 1 of 20 — A Navy TownAn East-of-the-River View — Anacostia HeritageTrail
Long before Metro opened a Green Line station here in 1991, the B&O Railroad's Alexandria Branch line ran a block behind you, along the river. The Washington & Anacostia Street Railway ran along Martin Luther King Jr. Avenue a block ahead. The . . . — Map (db m113606) HM WM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
'All for the people, all by the people, nothing about the people without the people, that is democracy.' Spoken to the Ohio State Legislature on February 6, 1852 Lajos (Louis) Kossuth Champion of Liberty, Fraternity, and . . . — Map (db m113910) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Lajos (Louis) Kossuth
This house is dedicated to the fraternal and cultural endeavors of freedom-loving Americans of Hungarian ancestry and to the living memory of Lajos (Louis) Kossuth champion of liberty, fraternity, and equality, governor of . . . — Map (db m113911) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — Theodore Roosevelt
"Only he can become a good citizen who remains true to the heritage of his native land." This plaque is dedicated in gratitude to the memory of: Theodore Roosevelt the 26th President of the United States, signer of the . . . — Map (db m113912) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Statue of St. Stephen Martyr
This ceramic Statue of St. Stephen Martyr, the first Christian martyr, is the work of the nationally known sculptor Felix G. W. deWeldon who is best known for the Iwo Jima Memorial in Arlington, Virginia — Map (db m114045) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — 3425 Prospect Street NW
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m114043) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Georgetown — Leo J. O'Donovan, S.J., HallGeorgetown University — Southwest Quadrangle 2003
Compassionate Jesuit, gifted scholar generous friend, loyal alumnus (c' 56) distinguished 47th President of Georgetown University given by friends in loving honor — Map (db m114041) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Hillbrook — Lederer GardensRobert F. Lederer Community Gardens & Educational Center, MLK Sanctuary — DC Department of Parks and Recreation
Welcome to the Robert F. Lederer Environmental Education Center and Youth Garden. This center honors Robert F. Lederer, the Executive Vice President of the American Association of Nurserymen during the United States President Lyndon B. Johnson's . . . — Map (db m114163) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — 4 of 16 — Government GirlsWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
To your right is Lucy Diggs Slowe Hall, a Howard University dormitory. It opened in 1942 as U.S. government housing for African American women who came to DC to take new war-related jobs or fill in for men who left to join the military . . . — Map (db m114164) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), LeDroit Park — 5 of 16 — The University Next DoorWorthy Ambition — LeDroit Park/Bloomingdale Heritage Trail
Front: Howard University's Employment, educational, and cultural opportunities have attracted and kept families in LeDroit Park and Bloomingdale for generations. Ettyce Hill Moore, a third generation Washingtonian who grew up at 128 V . . . — Map (db m113985) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1859
The Nationals Baseball Club of Washington, D.C. is founded by a group, including government clerks, only 13 years after the first rules of the game were established. — Map (db m114053) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1910
President William Howard Taft becomes the first President to throw out the "ceremonial" first pitch to a major league game in Washington, D.C. — Map (db m114052) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1924
The Washington Senators defeat the New York Giants to win the World Series for the first and only time in the history of the franchise. — Map (db m114051) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1937
Washington hosts its first Major League All Star Game. The city would also host All Star Games in 1956, 1962, and 1969. — Map (db m114050) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1948
The Homestead Grays win the last of 9 Negro National League Titles during their heyday in Washington, D.C. — Map (db m114049) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1961
The original Senators move to Minneapolis to become the Twins, and Washington, D.C. is granted an expansion team. In 1962, the new Senators begin play at D.C. Stadium. — Map (db m114048) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 1971
The final game in Washington ends in a forfeit win for the Yankees when fans storm the field. For over three decades the Nation's Capital is without a major league team. — Map (db m114047) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — 2005
Baseball returns to Washington, D.C. after a 33-year absence as the new Washington Nationals franchise hosts the Arizona Diamondbacks in their home opener on April 14th. — Map (db m114046) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Frank Oliver Howard"Hondo"
Frank Howard played for the Washington Senators from 1965 through 1971. One of the most physically intimidating hitters in baseball history Howard was named the National League Rookie of the Year in 1960. He led the American League in home runs . . . — Map (db m114056) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Joshua (Josh) Gibson
Josh Gibson is considered one of the greatest power hitters in the history of baseball. The powerful catcher led the Washington Homestead Grays to eight of nine Negro National titles from 1937 through 1945. Gibson utilized a powerful swing, and . . . — Map (db m114055) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Ships' WheelsTransportation Walk
Ships' Wheels Starting in the 18th century, helm wheels begin to replace tillers for turning ships' rudders, making steering easier. Steering wheels of the USS Hartford, 1864. Naval Historical Center NH 49501. Transportation . . . — Map (db m113747) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Walter Perry Johnson"The Big Train"
Walter Johnson might have been the fastest pitcher in baseball history. With his sweeping sidearm delivery, the "Big Train" led the league in strikeouts 12 times during a 21 year career with the Washington Nationals from 1907 to 1927. Johnson won . . . — Map (db m114054) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — An Anacostia River That's Clean Doesn't Have to be a Dream
[Image caption:] 2005 An Anacostia River That's Clean Doesn't Have to be a Dream When litter's on the ground, and the rain falls down, it ends up in the Anacostia River. So when you take your last drag, or you just have a . . . — Map (db m114117) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Clean Rivers ProjectWater Is Life
Recycling Rain Rain is good for rivers, right? Not always. When heavy rains overwhelm storm drains, rainwater mixes with sewage, and the heavily polluted result—called Combined Sewer Overflows (CSOs)—winds up in Rock Creek,, the . . . — Map (db m114113) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Historic Pumping StationWater Is Life
More Than a Century of Service You're standing before water pumping history— DC Water's Main Pumping Station. This beautiful and distinctive building was built in 1905 in the Beaux Arts style, like Union Station and the Corcoran . . . — Map (db m114112) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Mildred Belle
Mildred Belle is an authentic Chesapeake Bay "buy boat" operated by Living Classrooms Foundation. Buy boats are an important part of. the Bay economy. They serve as "middlemen" on the bay, purchasing fish, crabs, and oysters directly from the . . . — Map (db m114111) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — PlayWater Is Life
Park It Here The great outdoors is getting even better thanks to the Anacostia Waterfront Initiative. Existing parks have been cleaned up and improved, and new parks have been added to give residents and visitors a buffet of recreational . . . — Map (db m114114) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — Restore and ConnectWater Is Life
Uniting a City by Revitalizing a River For thousands of years, rivers have been the engines that fueled the world's greatest cities. But for decades, Washington's Anacostia River had been a symbol of pollution and division. Then in 2000, an . . . — Map (db m114116) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — The Lumber Shed Building
Concrete Structures Constructed: 1918-1919 Wooden Roof & Trusses Constructed: 1953 Renovation of Historic Building Completed: 2013 — Map (db m114110) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southeast Washington — This mural celebrates the return of the indigenous plants and wildlife...
This mural celebrates the return of the indigenous plants and wildlife to their native habitats in the Anacostia watershed. Designed and created by a group of students in the Corcoran Gallery of Art's ArtReach program. It was installed in the summer . . . — Map (db m114118) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — Yates Building
This building was originally constructed in 1881 for use by the Bureau of Engraving and Printing. In an effort to fireproof the building and protect it contents, only stone, brick and metal materials were used in its construction. By 1907 the . . . — Map (db m114144) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Broadleaf Cattail • Káhkáhaskwar (kaw-kaw-has-quar)
Nearly every Native community in North America has used the cattail as food, medicine, or raw material for baskets and mats. The cattail contains ten times the amount of starch as potatoes--an important source of energy. The Micmac and . . . — Map (db m113966) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Can you find symbols for the sun,Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, — and the moon on the Welcome Plaza?
Can you find symbols for the sun, Mercury, Venus, Mars, Jupiter, Saturn, and the moon on the Welcome Plaza? They are embedded into the stone beneath your feet, in their positions at sunset on the museum's birth date: November 28, 1989. The . . . — Map (db m114147) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Can you hear the echo of the water bouncing off the rock?
Shhhh, quiet please! Listen. Can you hear the echo of the water bouncing off the rock? Stand in front of this boulder, and listen to the echo of the water. This stone surface amplifies sound, just like ancient Mayan ball courts. In . . . — Map (db m113973) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Marker: East
Did you know that this type of stone was used to make arrowheads? This 544 million-year-old rock is quartzite, a very hard stone used to make arrowheads by the local Nanticoke peoples. It came from Sugarloaf Mountain in Maryland's . . . — Map (db m114145) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Marker: South
This boulder traveled more than 18,000 miles from the southernmost point of South America! Between 65 and 145 million years old, this granite stone was given to the museum by the Yagán people of Chile. The Yagán want this stone to represent their . . . — Map (db m113961) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Marker: West
This 300-year-old lava stone has a name: Kane Po. After a 20-year stay at the museum, it will return to its home in the Hawai'i Volcanoes National Park near Hilo. Native Hawaiians consider it to be a living relative. It is one of four Cardinal . . . — Map (db m113975) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Cardinal Direction Markers
Native peoples honor the Four Directions through ceremony, song, art, and architecture. On the edges of the museum site, four large stones known as Cardinal Direction Markers honor Native cultures of the north, south, east, and west. Can you . . . — Map (db m113969) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Earth
Earth These tiny spheres are the planet Earth and its Moon at one 10-billionth actual size. If Earth were this big, how far away would the Sun and other planets be? Look at the map on the lower panel to find our position in the solar . . . — Map (db m113977) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Meadow
This museum's meadow environment consists of abundant grasses, wildflowers, and shrubs. The plants are perennials, growing or lying dormant with the seasons. Plant Medicine Meadows are important sources of medicinal plants used by . . . — Map (db m113955) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Nora Naranjo-MorseSanta Clara Pueblo, b. 1953
Nora Naranjo-Morse Santa Clara Pueblo, b. 1953 Always Becoming Mud mixture (soil, sand, straw, and water), clay, stone, black locust wood, bamboo, yam vines, and pigment 26/5840 Naranjo-Morse and her family return annually . . . — Map (db m113956) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Phoebe Waterman HaasPublic Observatory
This observatory is named to celebrate the spirit of Emma Phoebe Waterman Haas. In 1913 she became the first woman to earn a Ph.D. in astronomy from the University of California, Berkeley. She was the first woman to perform original research with a . . . — Map (db m114106) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Sassafras • Wináhk (Wee-nock)
For centuries, Native peoples have used the bark, roots, and leaves of the sassafras tree as medicine and flavoring in food and beverages. As Native peoples taught settlers how to harvest and use sassafras, demand grew quickly. In the 1700s, . . . — Map (db m113972) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Sun
The Sun is a medium-sized star mostly made of hot hydrogen and helium gas. Its 11-year solar cycle produces such features as sunspots, prominence, filaments, and plages (pronounced "plahzh"), and such events as flares and coronal mass . . . — Map (db m114102) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Sunflower • Wádxaweew (wah-ha-way-oh)
First cultivated by Native peoples in the Southwest nearly 3,000 years ago, the sunflower has become one of the most well-known and highly prized plants across the world. The Hidatsa, who live in present-day North Dakota, cultivated several . . . — Map (db m113962) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Swamp Milkweed • Wihsakán (wee-sah-quam)
Distinguished by its scarlet hourglass-shaped flowers and white sap, the swamp milkweed is a beautiful wetlands plant. The Menominee harvested the plant "heads" when in full bloom and added them to soup, or stored them for winter use. The Sac and . . . — Map (db m114146)
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — The American Elm that Grew Along with America
This American elm (Ulmus Americana) is one of the oldest and most majestic trees on the Smithsonian grounds. It was planted around 1850, well before the opening of the National Museum of Natural History in 1910. Known as the Smithsonian . . . — Map (db m113994) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — The German-American Friendship Garden1683-1983
The German-American Friendship Garden 1683-1983 commemorates 300 years of German immigration and contributions to America and symbolizes the friendship between the German and American people — Map (db m114162) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Traditional Croplands
Agricultural Gifts to the World About 60 percent of the world's diet today is derived from Native American foods, such as potatoes, chilies, tomatoes, and even chocolate! Native peoples encouraged the growth of various plants together . . . — Map (db m113959) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Triceratops horridusBronze cast of prototype, USNM 517431
Triceratops roamed northwestern North America 70-65 million years ago, when the climate was much warmer and wetter. It dined on plants that included relatives of those you see here. This cast was created from the skull of our . . . — Map (db m113990) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Upland Hardwood Forest
You are standing next to an upland hardwood forest--a group of shrubs and more than 30 species of trees--that reflects the dense forests of the Blue Ridge Mountains and other local sites. The Forests' Bounty The Nanticoke and other . . . — Map (db m113971) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza
Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza First opened in 1974, the Hirshhorn's plaza displays recent sculptures by international artists. More than 400,000 people visit the sculpture garden and plaza each year. So while we invite you to . . . — Map (db m113987) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza
Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza First opened in 1974, the Hirshhorn's plaza displays recent sculptures by international artists. More than 400,000 people visit the sculpture garden and plaza each year. So while we invite you to . . . — Map (db m113997) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza
Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Plaza First opened in 1974, the Hirshhorn's plaza displays recent sculptures by international artists. More than 400,000 people visit the sculpture garden and plaza each year. So while we invite you to . . . — Map (db m114000) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden
Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden First opened in 1974, this garden displays sculptures from Europe and North America dating from the 1880s to the present. More than 400,000 people visit this garden each year. So while we . . . — Map (db m113995) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden
Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden First opened in 1974, this garden displays sculptures from Europe and North America dating from the 1880s to the present. More than 400,000 people visit this garden each year. So while we . . . — Map (db m113996) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden
Welcome to the Hirshhorn Museum's Sculpture Garden First opened in 1974, this garden displays sculptures from Europe and North America dating from the 1880s to the present. More than 400,000 people visit this garden each year. So while we . . . — Map (db m113999) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Wetlands
These diverse wetlands--and the ducks, squirrels, and dragonflies that make their home here--represent the original Chesapeake Bay environment, the largest estuary in North America. Chesapeake means "Great Shellfish Bay" in the Algonquian . . . — Map (db m113965) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — What is this?
What is this? Known as a snag, this tree's rotting trunk and branches serve as a space for nests, nurseries, storage, foraging, roosting, and perching for birds, small mammals, and other urban wildlife. Why did this tree . . . — Map (db m113989) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — When does pollination happen?
Successful pollination requires year-around efforts. Plants have evolved with different flowering times that decrease competition among pollinators. Continuous blooms throughout the growing season provides pollinators with a constant food . . . — Map (db m113992)
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Why is pollination important?
Pollination is vital for a strong ecosystem. Pollination has evolved over millions of years and benefits both flowering plants and pollinators. One three bites of food you eat depends on pollinators. Pollination by honey bees and other . . . — Map (db m113991) HM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Fort Benning — 87th Infantry Division Monument"Golden Acorn"
Stalwart and Strong World War II Rhineland   Ardennes-Alsace Central Europe Dedicated to the memory of the 87th Infantry Division soldiers who made the ultimate sacrifice to secure victory over Nazi Germany and in honor of . . . — Map (db m114067) WM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Fort Benning — Fallen Sniper Memorial
In honor of the U.S. Army sniper, those silent warriors who support and defend these United States of America their service, dedication and sacrifice for our liberties in past, present and future conflicts will never be forgotten. "one shot one kill. — Map (db m114069) WM
Georgia (Muscogee County), Fort Benning — Fort Benning POW Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of the men and women who made the supreme sacrifice while Prisoners of War in ★★ World War II ★★ 1941 ★ ★ ★ 1945 ★★ Korea ★★ 1951 ★ . . . — Map (db m114070) WM
Illinois (Vermilion County), Danville — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, . . . — Map (db m114212) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal. Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114216) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Arsenal Museum
This building, erected c. 1835 as a powder magazine for a U.S. Army Post and Arsenal which used this area from 1810-1885, except in 1861-1862 when held by the Confederacy. In 1962 this building was restored and the museum established. — Map (db m113860) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Battle Of Baton Rouge (1779)
To honor and commemorate the men who fought in the Battle of Baton Rouge in the War of the American Revolution September 1779 Which was the only battle of this war fought outside of the original Thirteen Colonies. Placed by the Baton . . . — Map (db m113865) HM WM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — 26 — Cemetery
This cemetery is a reproduction created as an example of early cemeteries. Each gravesite features wrought-iron or stone markers that once belonged to lost or flooded cemeteries.

The iron crosses are typical of Spanish-French influences. The . . . — Map (db m114086) HM

Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — In Honor of George WashingtonThe Father Of Our Country
Unanimously elected Commander in Chief of the Continental Army (1775-1783) President of the Constitutional Convention (1787) President of the United States of America (1789-1797) A gift to the people of Louisiana by The Louisiana . . . — Map (db m113864) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — 29 — Pioneer CabinMid-1800s
Five generations of one family lived in the Pioneer Cabin until 1960. The cabin was built in the early to mid-1800s in Washington Parish at Sunny Hill near Franklinton. This part of Louisiana was part of the Florida parishes and became part of the . . . — Map (db m114085) HM
Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — 5 — Split-Cypress Barnc. 1870
This type of barn is referred to a a Pieux Barn and is most commonly associated with the French Acadians. The building shows an example of inexpensive construction in which hand-split cypress, called pieux, was used.

It is a rare survivor of a . . . — Map (db m114088) HM

Louisiana (Iberville Parish), Bayou Goula — Bayou Goula
Mugulasha Indian village captured by Bayougoulas. In 1699 Bienville here found Tonti's letter of 1686 to La Salle. Father Paul Du Ru built first chapel in Louisiana near village in 1700. — Map (db m113497) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Archibald Mackenzie
Born on Prince Edward Isl., Canada, Mackenzie graduated Queen's College, Kingston, Ontario, with two degrees. He then earned a doctorate with high honors in Divinity and Philosophy at Glasgow University, Scotland. After ordination in the Church of . . . — Map (db m114104) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Felix Grundy Winder
Born in Terrebonne Parish, Felix Grundy Winder was a member of a family originally from Tennessee. His mother, Martha Grundy, was a daughter of Felix Grundy, the distinguished Tennessee friend and political advisor of Andrew Jackson and Attorney . . . — Map (db m114170) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Francis Redding Tillou Nicholls
Born in 1834, in Donaldsonville, Francis Nicholls attended West Point but turned to the law. He established his own law practice in Napoleonville in the late 1850s before entering the Army of the Confederacy as a Captain during the Civil War. . . . — Map (db m114103) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — George Seth Guion
Mississippi natives George Seth Guion and Caroline Lucretia Winder Guion moved to Thibodaux in 1831. Their Ridgefield Plantation included the land given to St. John,s Episcopal Church and Cemetery and the Guion Academy, two blocks away on Jackson . . . — Map (db m114082) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Georgiana Malvina Suthon
Born in 1850 in Assumption Parish to the Englishman Lucius Suthon and Assumption Parish native Manette Blanchard, Georgiana Suthon became an Episcopal missionary to Japan. Although she initially taught the bible in Tokyo, her eventual mastery of . . . — Map (db m114083) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — John A. Lovell
John A. Lovell worked initially on railroads and in the timber industry before entering into surveying. As a surveyor and engineer in Lafourche Parish during the first half of the 20th century, Lovell gained fame for his knowledge of the region's . . . — Map (db m114081) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — John Nelson & Andrew Jackson Donelson
Born in North Carolina in 1793, John Nelson was a veteran of the War of 1812 who moved to Tennessee and married Nancy Edwards of Davidson County in 1824. After her death, he migrated to Mississippi and married Maria Ann Robinson of Tennessee. He . . . — Map (db m114169) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Leonidas Polk
Born in Raleigh, North Carolina, in 1806, Polk attended the University of North Carolina before receiving an appointment to West Point, from which he graduated in 1827. He soon resigned his commission, however, was ordained an Episcopal priest, and . . . — Map (db m113542) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Philip Sargent Armitage
A son of a prominent Thibodaux merchant and a founder of St. John's Episcopal Church, Charles Armitage, Philip Armitage lived at the family home of the same name, om the Terrebonne Road south of Thibodaux. Possibly designed by one of Louisiana's . . . — Map (db m114105) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Richard Henry Allen
Richard Henry Allen was born in 1807, in Wilkes County, North Carolina. Following a career as a merchant in Yazoo City, Mississippi, in 1840 he moved to New Orleans and became a cotton factor. In 1859, Allen retired to Thibodaux, entered sugar cane . . . — Map (db m114080) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Silas T. Grisamore
Silas Grisamore arrived by steamboat from his native southern Indiana in the mid 1840s. He taught school in Assumption Parish, sold goods from flatboats on Bayou Lafourche, and eventually became a merchant in Thibodaux. During the Civil War, . . . — Map (db m114078) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — Whitmell Pugh Martin
Whitmell Martin, a native of Assumption Parish, was initially a chemist who studied and practiced law. After he served as superintendent of Lafourche Parish schools from 1894-1900, he was a District Attorney and eventually Judge for the 20th . . . — Map (db m114135) HM
Louisiana (Lafourche Parish), Thibodaux — William Alexander Shaffer
William Alexander Shaffer was born in Winnsboro, South Carolina, in 1796. His father migrated to the United States from Prussia. Shaffer settled in Louisiana, on Little Bayou Black, Terrebonne Parish, in 1835. He obtained a United States land . . . — Map (db m114084) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Classic Designs
By 1893, Audubon Park was starting to resemble a modern city green space. As interest in improving the park grew, its leaders corresponded with several well-known designers, including Frederick Law Olmsted, to discuss the park's future. In 1898, . . . — Map (db m114194) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — First Presbyterian Church
Organized 1817.

The first pastor (1818-1820), the Rev. Sylvester Larned, built a church in 1819 in the plain Gothic Style on St. Charles Street near Gravier Street, William Brand, Architect-Builder.

A Greek Revival style church was erected . . . — Map (db m114223) HM

Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — H. Sophie Newcomb Memorial College
Founded 1886 as the Coordinate Women's College of Tulane University by Josephine Louise Le Mommier Newcomb (1816-1901) in memory of her daughter Harriott Sophie Newcomb (1855-1870).

Originally located in the former Thomas Hale House at Camp . . . — Map (db m114187) HM

Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Newcomb Pottery Garden
The Newcomb Pottery Garden honors the artistic legacy of Newcomb Pottery, a quasi-commercial enterprise established in the late 19th century in association with the curriculum of Newcomb College...During its forty-five years in existence, the . . . — Map (db m114188) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — St. Charles Avenue Presbyterian Church
Erected 1928-1930. W.W Van Meter, Architect and Builder. A gift to the congregation from Alice Affleck Bloomfield in memory of her husband William B. Bloomfield John Samuel Land, Pastor, 1917-1959 Stained glass windows by Oidtmann . . . — Map (db m114224) HM
Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — Tulane Stadium
Tulane Stadium was the original home of the National Football League's New Orleans Saints from 1967-1974. The Saints' first regular season game was held on September 17, 1967. Most notable for John Gilliam's returned 94-yard kickoff return on the . . . — Map (db m114221) HM
Louisiana (Pointe Coupee Parish), Morganza — Mississippi RiverMorganza Floodway — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
Mississippi River levee breeches in the Morganza area between 1780 and 1890 resulted in 15 major floods affecting Pointe Coupée Parish and all those to the south as far as the Gulf of Mexico.

Mississippi River levee breeches in the Morganza . . . — Map (db m114158) HM

Louisiana (Saint Landry Parish), Krotz Springs — Atchafalaya RiverTeche-Vermilion Pump Station — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
The Flood Control Act of 1966 authorized the Teche-Vermilion Fresh Water Project, which provided funding for the construction of the system that now transfers water from the Atchafalaya River into Bayou Teche and the Vermilion River.

Efforts . . . — Map (db m114155) HM

Louisiana (Saint Landry Parish), Opelousas — Louisiana Memorial Methodist Church
The first Methodist Church in Louisiana began here in 1805 and is called "The Cradle of Louisiana Methodism." The first conference of Louisiana Methodists convened here in 1847. — Map (db m114178) HM
Louisiana (Saint Landry Parish), Opelousas — Louisiana Memorial United Methodist ChurchThe Cradle of Louisiana Methodism
In 1805, Elisha W. Bowman was sent as a Missionary to Louisiana by Bishops Whatcoat and Asbury, reaching Appelousas territory in late 1805. He organized a Methodist Society in Opelousas early in 1806, which was as near as can be . . . — Map (db m114154) HM
Louisiana (Saint Landry Parish), Opelousas — St. Landry Catholic Cemetery
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Established circa 1798; Opelousas oldest cemetery. Located on land donated by Michel Prudhomme in 1796. It is the final resting place of numerous New York Orphan Train Riders and many veterans of wars dating back to the American . . . — Map (db m114225) HM

Louisiana (Saint Martin Parish), Atchafalaya — Atchafalaya RiverAtchafalaya Welcome Center — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
The levee that surround this section of the lower Atchafalaya Floodway are about 15 miles apart and were built in the 1930s. Their construction- and the straightening of the Atchafalaya River in this area- forever changed the Atchafalaya . . . — Map (db m114176) HM
Louisiana (Saint Martin Parish), Atchafalaya — Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge
"The Atchafalaya elevated expressway is hereby designated the Louisiana Airborne Memorial Bridge in honor of the brave members and veterans of the Airborne forces and the patriotic spirit they represent...."

The Legislature of Louisiana Act . . . — Map (db m114177) WM

Louisiana (Saint Martin Parish), Butte La Rose — Atchafalaya RiverButte La Rose Boat Landing — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
The Atchafalaya River is North America’s fifth-largest river according to discharge and, together with the Mississippi, accounts for about 90 percent of the freshwater discharge into the Gulf of Mexico.

The Atchafalaya River is North . . . — Map (db m114219) HM

Louisiana (Saint Martin Parish), Henderson — Atchafalaya FloodwayHenderson — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
Annual flooding in the Acthafalaya Basin provides an ideal crawfish habitat. Today, most of Louisiana's crawfish production comes from farms, but the Basin still leads in the production of wild-caught crawfish.

The Atchafalaya Basin is one . . . — Map (db m114220) HM

Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Azalea Garden1970
Hans Hanses, the M-NCPPC landscape designer responsible for designing the original gardens, was asked by several people what his design concept was for the gardens: "They were disappointed because there was no such [thing as a garden concept]. We . . . — Map (db m114203) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — CompostingGreen Thumbs Up!
. . . — Map (db m114205) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Conservatory1969
The original concept for Brookside Gardens was to create an arboretum (a site that primarily focuses on trees and other woody plant materials); however after visiting several botanical gardens in New York plus a stop at Longwood Gardens in . . . — Map (db m114208) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Formal Gardens1969
According to Carl Schoening, Chief of Horticulture for the Parks in 1969, "We're always kind of fashioned Brookside to be a miniature Longwood Gardens. To Some extent. Not a copycat, but along those lines." If you've ever visited Longwood . . . — Map (db m114206) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Fragrance Garden1972 — Re-designed 1994
The original design for this garden area was conceived as a Garden for the Senses, which included many features intended for blind visitors, including plants with notable fragrances and a water feature that ran the length of the garden—adding . . . — Map (db m114202) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Garden Lunch/Recess LessonsSchool's Outside
What Plants Do You Eat? It's no secret that humans depend on plants for food. But, have you ever thought about what parts of the plant that you are eating? Take a look at the six basic plant parts: Seeds, Roots, Stems, Leaves, Flowers . . . — Map (db m114211)
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Matthew HensonA Lifetime of Exploration
August 8, 1866 - Born in Charles County, Maryland. 1877-1879 - At the age of 12, leaves home to live in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. 1879-1884 - Joins the crew of the ship "Katie Hines" as a cabin boy and explores the . . . — Map (db m114209) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Matthew HensonA Lifetime of Exploration
August 8, 1866 - Born in Charles County, Maryland. 1877-1879 - At the age of 12, leaves home to live in Washington, DC and Baltimore, MD. 1879-1884 - Joins the crew of the ship "Katie Hines" as a cabin boy and explores the . . . — Map (db m114210) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — One Tree's Life
Over a hundred years ago an acorn sprouted in this spot. During its long life, the oak provided food and shelter for animals. Tree rings tell the story of a tree's life. Wide rings mean years of good growth; narrow rings may mean drought when the . . . — Map (db m113949) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Trial Garden1974
The first Trial Garden was a temporary display that tested new varieties of vegetables and annual plants for use in home landscapes. The permanent Trial Garden (pictured far right after completion) continues with this mission, but with more . . . — Map (db m114204) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — What Happened Here?Brookside Gardens
On July 25, 2010 a microburst (similar to a tornado) tore through this section of the Gardens, breaking and toppling many large trees in a matter of seconds. As this old tuliptree fell, parts of the substantial root system lifted an entire section . . . — Map (db m114207) HM
Montana (Gallatin County), West Yellowstone — A Leap Just in Time
I've been a pretty tough old bird, but I wouldn’t want to go through that again! Grace Miller August 1959

Survival Tactics

Seventy-something-year-old Grace Miller was a self-professed “tough old bird.” When she found . . . — Map (db m114166) HM

Montana (Gallatin County), West Yellowstone — Something is terribly wrong
Something is Terribly Wrong

Fourteen-year-old Darwin Steffler was in bed in his family’s lakeside lodge about 5.5 miles east of here, when he felt the earthquake strike. After checking on his little brothers, he race through the darkened . . . — Map (db m114157) HM

Montana (Gallatin County), West Yellowstone — The Lake that TiltedStories of Narrow Escapes
Imagine what it was like... A lake that tipped...a woman who leaped from her home just in time...a performer who didn't let an earthquake stop her...cabins swallowed by waves that came out of nowhere...a highway that vanished...

Here at . . . — Map (db m114161) HM

Nevada (Esmeralda County), Goldfield — 242 — Southern Nevada Consolidated Telephone-Telegraph Company Building
This was the communications center of Goldfield from 1906 until 1963. From 1904 to 1920, Goldfield boomed as a gold producing center. It was the largest (20,000+) city in Nevada during that period, having four railroads and other modern . . . — Map (db m114228) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), River Vale — In Honor Of USS Enterprise (CV-6)1938-1947
In Honor Of USS Enterprise (CV-6) 1938-1947 20 Battle Stars World War II Presidential Unit Citation Navy Unit Commendation Most battle stars awarded to any World War II ship. Only fast carrier to be awarded both the Presidential Unit . . . — Map (db m113981) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), River Vale — USS Enterprise (CV-6) Stern Plate
USS Enterprise (CV-6) Stern Plate Mr. Henry Hoffman, the engineer responsible for the dismantling of the Enterprise between 1958 and 1960, had the foresight to recognize the historical significance of the Aircraft Carrier’s stern plate. In 1959 . . . — Map (db m113980) WM
New Jersey (Salem County), Pennsville — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of the Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.       Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114213) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Raritan Veterans Memorial
In Memory of The Men From Raritan Borough Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice In Defense of Our Country World War I Sante Moretti, Angelo Simonitti And Those Others Whose Names Are Only Known to God and Country World War II Dominic . . . — Map (db m114156) WM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Raritan Veterans Monument
Dedicated To All Veterans Of Raritan Borough To the Honor And Glory of Those Who Bravely Served In All Wars, To Keep Our Country a Land of Freedom. They Are Not Lost Who Fought and Fell, They Are Only Waiting Ahead. . . . — Map (db m114160) WM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Raritan — Somerset County Veterans Monument
Somerset County Distinguished Military Service Dedicated To The Brave Men and Women Of The Armed Forces Of The United States of America Who Served and Sacrificed Their Lives To Protect the Principles of Freedom, Equality, Justice, . . . — Map (db m114159) WM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.           Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114217) HM
New York (Montgomery County), Ames — James Mereness
Local Doctor Who Was Active In Anti-Slavery Movement Reportedly Hid Freedom Seekers In His Nearby Home As Part Of Underground RR — Map (db m114024) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Duane ParkOrigins
Duane Park Origins Duane Park was the first open space acquired by the City of New York specifically for use as a public park. It is located on Duane Street, which was named for James Duane, New York’s first mayor (1784-89) after the American . . . — Map (db m113982) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Duane ParkDesign
Duane Park Design Originally an open commons, the park was later enclosed by an iron fence. By 1870 it had been enlarged and landscaped with trees, lawn and shrubs accorded to a design by Parks Chief Engineer Montgomery A. Kellogg and Chief . . . — Map (db m113983) HM
New York (Saratoga County), Schuylerville — Address by President LincolnAt the Dedication of The Gettysburg National Cemetery — November 19, 1863
Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are created equal.           Now we are engaged in a great civil war, testing whether that . . . — Map (db m114218) HM
North Carolina (Moore County), Southern Pines — John Tyrant Patrick
Founded the village of Vineland in 1884 Incorporated as the town of Southern Pines March 7, 1887 — Map (db m114036) HM
North Carolina (Richmond County), Cordova — K-23 — North Carolina/South Carolina
(obverse) North Carolina Colonized, 1585-87, by first English settlers in America; permanently settled c.1650; first to vote readiness for independence, Apr. 12, 1776. (reverse) South Carolina Formed in 1712 from . . . — Map (db m114030) HM
North Carolina (Richmond County), Cordova — K-13 — Sherman's March
As Sherman’s army moved north from Georgia on its path of destruction, one part entered North Carolina near here, March 4-7, 1865. — Map (db m114035) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Abigail Scott DuniwayRebel for Rights
"When woman's true history shall have been written, her part in the upbuilding of this nation will astound the world." -- Abigail Scott Duniway, Path Breaking (1914) The third in a family of fourteen, Abigail "Jenny" Scott traveled west . . . — Map (db m114173) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Area Commerce
Commerce came quickly to the area as pioneers cleared land and became established. Pasture and grazing was common but presented transportation problems before refrigeration and good roads or bridges. The Clear Creek Creamery co-op was formed to . . . — Map (db m114236) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Baker Cabin Pioneer Church
This marker is located on the grounds of Baker Cabin Historical Site.  Oregon Trail emigrants left established homes and farms in the East to start anew in the wilderness that was the Oregon Country.  Emigrants packed simple farm wagons with enough . . . — Map (db m114232) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Canemah
Before the coming of the white immigration, the flat area above the falls was a native encampment called "Kanim" or "Canoe Place". In 1844 Absolom Hedges staked out a donation land claim and platted it in 1849 naming the area Falls City. The first . . . — Map (db m114029) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Clackamas ChinookAn Artist Encounter With the First Peoples of the Oregon City Area
About four miles below Oregon City the Klackamass enters the Walhamettee: and, seated below the banks at its mouth, I saw a party of Indians of the Klackamass tribe, and I put ashore for the purpose of taking a sketch of them. They were busy . . . — Map (db m114139) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Coyote Creates Willamette FallsSantiam Kalapuya
"Let us make a waterfall across the river." Meadowlark said to Coyote. So they made a rope by twisting young hazel shoots. Holding one end of the rope, Meadowlark went on one side of the Willamette River; holding the other end, coyote went on the . . . — Map (db m114060) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Coyote Creates Willamette FallsClackmas Chinook
Coyote came to that place around Oregon City and found the people there very hungry. The river was full of salmon, but they had no way to spear them in the deep water. Coyote decided he would build a big waterfall, so that the salmon would come to . . . — Map (db m114061) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Dr. John McLoughlin1784-1857
Chief Factor, 1821-1845, and Superintendent of the Columbia Department, 1824-1821, of the Hudson's Bay Company, laid claim to and took possession of the Site of Oregon City in 1829. In 1842 he had the site surveyed, and subsequently dedicated . . . — Map (db m114027) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Dr. John McLoughlinFather of Oregon
"He stood among his pioneer contemporaries like towering old (Mount) Hood ... a born leader of men." -- Willard H Res, description of John McLoughlin during speech, 1879 His personality was measured in patience, generosity, . . . — Map (db m114065) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Earthquakes and Mountain FogThe First People and the Mountain
It must have been long long ago that the earth shook. Then they would get their wooden pans and buckets, they would turn them upside down there, and they would sing and make a racket. They would say in their singing, Put by the side of the . . . — Map (db m114168) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — End of the Oregon Trail
Here the Pioneers Ended Their Journey West. Abernethy Green is the Official End of the Oregon Trail, As Designated by the U.S. Congress In 1978. Placed in Honor of the Pioneer Achievements of Dan Fowler Oregon . . . — Map (db m114198) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — End of the Oregon Trail1845-46
Oregon City, Western Terminus of the Oregon Trail (about 2200 miles from Independence, MO) Here at Abernethy Green in the fall of 1845, members of the Barlow-Palmer-Rector Wagon Train entered Oregon City as best they could. Pioneering a . . . — Map (db m114199) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Fishing At TumwaterAncient Fishing Site
Since time immemorial, Willamette Falls (Tumwater) has been an important fishing site for the Clowewalla (also known as the Willamette Tumwater) and Clackamas Chinook peoples. They controlled access to the falls through inter-tribal relationships . . . — Map (db m114172) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — GardensLiving History of the Oregon Trail
"We pitched our tent... remaining at this camp for about one week, feasting on watermelons and good, fresh vegetables right from the garden, which are brought in by the Clackamas County farmers in great abundance." E.W. Conyers on arrival in . . . — Map (db m114201) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — George Abernethy's Historical SignificanceYou are currently standing on Abernethy Green!
George Abernethy who arrived at Willamette Falls in 1840 by ship, took a land claim that stretched from the Willamette River to Holcomb Hill. The neck of land that followed Abernethy Creek acrosss Green Point became known as Abernethy Green. Oregon . . . — Map (db m114032) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Historic Canemah Cemetery
In 1864 Absolom Hedges donated 1.91 acres for a cemetery. By 1865 the Canemah Cemetery Association was formed and received a deed. In 1883 the Rhinehart family donated a 30 ft. wide roadway to 5th Avenue. In 1914 the cemetery was surveyed and iron . . . — Map (db m114028) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Lot WhitcombTownsite Founder
Lot Whitcomb, proprietor of the town, gave two lots and an unfinished building that had cost him about $1,000 - the first Episcopal church building in Oregon. His wife, Irene, suffered from asthma. Believing Oregon a healthy place, in . . . — Map (db m114171) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Medorem CrawfordWagon Master
"A few of us (went) to the Falls of Willamut where we found many people & considerable of business." Medorem Crawford, Journal, October 3, 1842 An emigrant of 1842, Medorem Crawford worked for nearly a decade hauling freight around . . . — Map (db m114140) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Old Oregon Trail1846
Erected by Willamette Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Portland, Oregon 1917 — Map (db m114200) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — OregonAmerica's Manifest Destiny
"We claim that country - for what? To make the wilderness blossom as the rose, to establish laws, to increase, multiply, and subdue the earth..." -- John Quincy Adams, Congressional Globe, February 9, 1846 Arguing that God had manifestly . . . — Map (db m114064) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Sidney W. MossHotel Keeper
'It was two stories, 68 x 105, and was the first hotel west of the Rocky mountains." -- Harvey K. Hines, An Illustrated History... (1893) In 1842 Dr. Elijah White recruited over one hundred people to emigrate across the Oregon Trail. . . . — Map (db m114165) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — The Baker Cabin
Horace Baker emigrated from Illinois along the Oregon Traill in 1846 and married fellow emigrant Jane Hatten in 1852. The Bakers claimed 640 acres and built this cabin by 1856. The Baker Cabin is one of the oldest log structure in the state, and it . . . — Map (db m114230) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — The Baker Cabin Overview
Little is known about the first ten years after Horace and Jane Baker arrived in the 1846 Barlow Trail wagon train, and the construction of this cabin. Perhaps, like most pioneers they lived out of their wagon or tents the first winter. Most then . . . — Map (db m114233) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — The Baker Family
The Barlow Trail branch of the Oregon Trail formally ended at the Phillip Foster Farm near Eagle Creek. From that point immigrants fanned out, taking several routes to Oregon City and beyond. One route passed this spot on the way up Gronlund Road to . . . — Map (db m114235) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — The Confederate Tribes of Grande Ronde TodayHonoring Our Ancestors
The Clowewalla (also known as the Willamette Tumwater) and Clackamas Chinooks were relocated to the Grand Ronde Reservation under the Treaty with the Kalapuya, Etc. 1855 (also known as the Willamette Valley Treaty). The Clowewalla joined other . . . — Map (db m114063) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — The Trail of TearsRemoval From Their Homelands To The Grand Ronde Reservation
When she went shortly after to her American woman friend, she told her, "They are going to take you Indian people somewhere pretty soon now." She told her, "Do not leave anything. Take along all your things with you. Put your canoe away . . . — Map (db m114137) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — To The Banks Of The Willamette
"Past on twelve miles or more, took the (w)rong road and arrived at the Willammette bottoms about dark a little below the City." -- Samuel Dexter Francis, October 14, 1852 In September and October, and early November the meadows at the . . . — Map (db m114136) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — WagonsHomes Away From Home
Letters in newspapers, emigrant guide-books, and word of mouth gave counsel on overland travel. Emigrants commonly used farm wagons - simple, well-made, and utilitarian. Many were home-made or commission-built by local wagon makers. Some had custom . . . — Map (db m114138) HM
Oregon (Clackamas County), Oregon City — Willamette Falls, circa 1880
When travelers arrived at the End of the Oregon Trail, they found Willamette Falls, a natural wonder that attracted both those early settlers and the Native Americans who settled here centuries earlier. For the traditional peoples, the main . . . — Map (db m114034) HM
Oregon (Clatsop County), Astoria — The Lewis and Clark Expedition
In 1804-06, Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark led about 40 soldiers and boatmen on an epic journey. President Thomas Jefferson commissioned this "Corps of Discovery" to find a route to the Pacific Ocean through the newly acquired . . . — Map (db m114094) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — 340 Year Old Tree
Donated by Menasha Corporation To the City of Coos Bay 340 years old, 210 feet tall Logged by: LA Logging Inc. Tree Faller: Silver Creek Logging 2000 Trees Replanted — Map (db m114193) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — Bay View Brewery / Guildesheim's 2nd Hand Hide & Junk Storeca. 1891-1922
On July 22, 1922 a fire started here and spread to both sides of Front Street. Within hours, 25 businesses had been completely destroyed. — Map (db m114197) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — In Memory of Curtis Sause (1913-2001)Tug IRENE donated by his wife, Margie Sause — September 2002
The 27-foot tug named Irene was built in 1938 by a family friend, C.J. Sessions, for Henry Sause, Sr. and Curtis Sause. It was designed along the lines of a Columbia River gillnetter with a four-cylinder, 40 horsepower Durant automobile . . . — Map (db m114195) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — Koos No. 2
Working On Water Koos No. 2 was the second of several tugboats with the Koos name to work for the Knutson Towboat Company. Built in 1924 by Frank Lowe at his Marshfield shipyard, Koos No. 2 went to work with her . . . — Map (db m114186) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — Shipping
The tugboats of the Coos Bay waterways work on shipping related jobs of towing log rafts, moving big ships in and out of harbor, and moving barges. Coos Bay is more than a port – it’s also an estuary. Estuaries are places where . . . — Map (db m114184) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — The Changing Waterfront(left panel)
Fire On July 23, 1922 a fire destroyed more than twenty-five buildings on Front Street, including city hall. Many of the businesses rebuilt a few blocks to the west, moving the heart of downtown Marshfield. The fire was . . . — Map (db m114151) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — The Changing Waterfront(center panel)
The shipping channel in the bay in front of you has a depth of about 35 feet at low tide. Large ships travel in this channel on their way to the upper bay. Frequently small harbor tugs can be seen pulling log rafts by this pavilion. The . . . — Map (db m114152) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — The Changing Waterfront(right panel)
Today, the Coos Bay harbor continues to serve as a connection to the rest of the world, and as a working waterfront. In addition, it has become a source of identity for the people living near its waters. The timber industry . . . — Map (db m114153) HM
Oregon (Coos County), Coos Bay — Transportation(center panel)
Travel by land was difficult until about 1915. The road between Marshfield and North Bend was not completed until 1912. Most people continued to travel by small boats around Coos Bay for several more years. Mosquito Fleet . . . — Map (db m114148) HM

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