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Belize National World War I Cenotaph Marker image, Touch for more information
By J. Makali Bruton, May 27, 2018
Belize National World War I Cenotaph Marker
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Belize National World War I Cenotaph
1914-1918 This memorial is erected in grateful memory of the men of this colony who gave their lives in the Great War Lieut. J.P.H. Atkin. 4th Brig. C.F.A. · “ A.N. Usher M.C. 10th R.F. · Sgt. J.W. Masson B.W.R.R. · “ G.E.P. Usher . . . — Map (db m118913) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — British Honduras Territorial Force Memorial
To the glory of God and the memory of these forty officers and men of the British Honduras Territorial Force who died on duty and are buried at Belize, El Cayo, Stann Creek, Orange Walk and Corozal. Lieut Colonel Slack W.J. · Surgeon Captain . . . — Map (db m118995) WM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Mule Park
Mule Park was built at this location in 1912. Its name came from the drayage of the day, locally known as “mule & cart”. The mules would rest under the trees while their draymen did business on Front and Back Streets (modern day Regent . . . — Map (db m119026) HM
Belize, Belize, Belize City — Saint John's Anglican Cathedral
Originally built in 1812 by slaves and from bricks brought across from Europe. It is known also as the first church in the settlement of Belize. It served as a Parish Church until the first Anglican Bishop was consecrated in 1886. In the … behind . . . — Map (db m118824) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Belize's 10th Anniversary of Independence
“Del pueblo de Mexico al pueblo de Belize, en ocasión del X Aniversario de su Independencia. Inaugurado por el Presidente de Mexico, Carlos Salinas de Gotari, Septiembre de 1991.” English: “From the . . . — Map (db m118896) HM
Belize, Cayo, Belmopan — Olmec Colossal Head
Colossal Head ReplicaCulture: Olmec Temporality: Early Preclassic 1200-900 BC. Discovered: 1970 Place of origin: Texistepec, State of Veracruz, Mexico Site: San Lorenzo Tenochtitlan Measures: Length: 1.63 m Width: 1.55 m Height: 2.20 m Author: . . . — Map (db m118867) HM
Belize, Cayo, San Ignacio — The Centennial of El CayoThe Naming of San Ignacio
Dedicated to the people of San Ignacio & Santa Elena commemorating The Centennial of El Cayo October 19-1904-2004 by the Hon Said W. Musa Prime Minister of Belize 19th October 2004 Sponsored by Atlantic Bank Limited San . . . — Map (db m118897) HM
Iceland, Capital Region Höfuđborgarsvćđi, Reykjavik — Laugavegur 15
Ţetta hús reisti Ludvig Storr áriđ 1925. Hann ánafnađi húsiđ menningar - og framfarasjóđi Ludvig Storr, sem stofnađur var 1979 og er í vörslu háskóla íslands.

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This house . . . — Map (db m118802) HM

Mexico, Hidalgo (Municipality of Tula de Allende), Tula de Allende — Toltec Architecture and Art
Arquitectura Tolteca La arquitectura tolteca tiene tendencia a la suntuosidad decorativa, destacando por su monumentalidad. Los toltecas aprendieron de los teotihuacanos el uso de los centros ceremonials, empleando la plaza como . . . — Map (db m118912) HM
Poland, Dolnośląskie, Wrocław — Edmund Bojanowski
W tym domu mieszkał w czasie studiów w Uniwersytecie Wrocławskim w latach 1832 -1836

Edmund Bojanowski 1814 - 1871

Założyciel zgromadzenia Sióstr Służebniczek NMP . . . — Map (db m118980) HM

Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — Biskup / Bishop Nankerca. 1279-1341
Biskup wrocławski i krakowski, orędownik polskiej racji stanu na Śląsku w czasach jego przynależności do Korony Czeskiej. Dbał o zachowanie języka polskiego w szkole i na nabożeństwach. . . . — Map (db m118868) HM
Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — Dawna dziekania katedralna / Former Cathedral Deanery
W przedniej części działki wzniesiono w 3. ćw. XIII w. ceglaną wieżę mieszkalną, w latach 1539-1543 wybudowano murowany dom z renesansową attyką, a w XVII i XVIII w. kolejne budynki . . . — Map (db m118835) HM
Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — First Post-war Esperanto Organization
W tej kamienicy 18 marca 1948 r. powstała pierwsza powojenna polska organizacja esperancka

En tiu ĉi brikdomo la 18-an de marto de la jaro 1948 formiĝis la unua postmilita pola Esperantista . . . — Map (db m118793) HM

Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — Former canons' house of the Holy Cross ChapterDawna kanonia kapituły świętokrzyskiej
Gotyckie domy z przeł. XIII i XIV w. gruntownie przebudowano u schyłku XVI w. Całość spłonęła w 1791 r. Podczas odbudowy zespołowi nadano obecny kształt. Nad barokowym portalem . . . — Map (db m118979) HM
Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — Fryderyk (Frederic) Chopin
Najwybitniejszy Kompozytor Polski Fyrderyk Chopin 1810-1849 Czterokrotnie przebywał we Wrocławu 8 listopada 1830 na prośbę kapelmistrza tutejskej katedry Josepha I. Schnabla dał . . . — Map (db m118881) HM
Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — Natalia Gorbaniewska1936-2013
Rosyjska poetka, dysydentka, obrończyni praw człowieka, dziennikarka, tłumaczka literatury polskiej, przyjaciółka Polski i Polaków. W 2005 r. przyjęła polskie obywatelstwo. 25 sierpnia 1968 r. . . . — Map (db m118874) HM
Poland, Dolnośląskie (Wrocław Powiat), Wrocław — Willy Cohn1888-1941
Historyk i nauczyciel, który jak nikt inny opisał żydowskie życie we Wrocławiu i niesprawiedliwości doznane w czasie reżimu narodowego socjalizmu. Tym samym stał się jednym z najwybitniejszych . . . — Map (db m118767) HM
Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Andrzej Badurski
W tym domu w wyniku dzialałnosci komisji edukacji narodowej staraniem i subwencia

Andrzeja Badurskiego

1740-1789 Doktora Medycyny Professora Akademii Krakowskiej Powstała w 1780 roku pierwsza w . . . — Map (db m118922) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Dom Jana Matejki / House of Jan Matejko
Kamienica wzniesiona w XVI w., gruntownie przebudowana w VXIII I XIX w., a w 1872 r. przez Jana Matusińskiego dla Jana Matejki, jednego z najwybitnieszych polskich malarzy. Fasadę projektował Tomasz Pryliński, . . . — Map (db m118983) HM
Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Feliks Nowowiejski
W tym domu w 1910 Feliks Nowowiejski skomponował muzykę do słów wiersza „Rota" Marii Konopnickiej

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In this house in 1910, Feliks Nowowiejski . . . — Map (db m119019) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Honoré de Balzac
. . . — Map (db m119018) HM
Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Jan Kanty Lasota
W tym domu w latach 1943-1945 mieszkał PPŁK MGR Jan Kanty Lasota "Przyzba" Ostatni Szef Sztabu Okregu Kraków Armii Krajowej Ur. 20.X.1899   Aresztowany 17.IV.1945 Zm. 19.V.1950 Zameczony w . . . — Map (db m118743) HM
Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Kamienica Strzemboszowska / The Strzemboszowska House
Powstała przez połączenie dwóch gotyckich domów, częściowo zniszczona w połowie XVII w., restaurowana ok. 1760 r., w 1851, 1938 i 1955 r. We wnętrzu zachowane portale gotyckie i renesansowe w fasadzie . . . — Map (db m118967) HM
Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Merkuriusz Polski / The Polish Mercury
W tej kamienicy zwanej Szoberowska 3 stycznia roku 1661 powstała pierwsza w Polsce gazeta Merkvrivsz Polski Wydawana przez Aleksandra Gorczyna

Tablicę wmurowano w 300-lecie . . . — Map (db m118932) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Michał Stachowicz
W tym domu mieszkał i zmarł malarz i obywatel krakowski

Michał Stachowicz

Ur. 14. VIII. 1768.     Zm. 26.III.1825.

Żarliwy miłośnik rodzinnego miasta, który w obrazach swych . . . — Map (db m118766) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Rafał Józef Czerwiakowski
Tu żył i zmarł Rafał Józef Czerwiakowski 1743-1816 ojciec chirurgii polskiej

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Here lived and died Rafał Józef Czerwiakowski (1743-1816), . . . — Map (db m119023) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Stanisław Wyspiański
W domu ktory stał na tym miejscu Stanisław Wyspiański pisał „Wesele" 1900/1901

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During 1900-1901, in a house that stood at this site, . . . — Map (db m119013) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — The Salon of Polish Painters
W tym domu w latach 1885-1939 miescił się

Salon Malarzy Polskich Henryka Frysta

Promujący Polską Sztukę malarska m. in. J. Majteki, Kossakow i Tondosa oraz walkę o . . . — Map (db m119008) HM

Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — Władysław Orkan
W tym domu zył - tworzył i umarł Poeta Podhala

Władysław Orkan

*1876   †1930

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(English translation:) In this house lived, created, and died the poet of . . . — Map (db m118920) HM

Poland, Opole (Opole Powiat) — Bank Ludowy / The People's Bank
W tym miejscu znajdował się w latach od 1897 do 1939 polska placówka spółdzielcza "Bank Ludowy" w Opolu

Tablicę ufundowało Społeczeństwo Miasta Opola w XV rocznicę . . . — Map (db m118848) HM

Poland, Opole (Opole Powiat) — Dawny Zajazd Pocztowy / Ehemaliger Gasthof / The Old Post Inn
Kamienica zbudowana w stylu klasycystycznym w 1953 r. na wzór domu stojącego tu do około 1898 r. Do roku 1822 funkcjonował w niej zajazd pocztowy, póżniej do około 1908 r. Hotel "Pod Czarnym Orlem". . . . — Map (db m118870) HM
Poland, Opole (Opole Powiat) — Harcówka Związek Harcerstwa Polskiego / Polish Scouting Association Meeting RoomOpole  - 1980
Tu w latach 1935-1939 mieściła się harcówka ZHP w Niemczech. W 45 rocznicę jej otwarcia Harcerze Opolscy.

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Here in the years 1935-1939 was located . . . — Map (db m118852) HM

Poland, Opole (Opole Powiat) — Mury Obronne Miasta Opola / Defensive Walls of the City of Opole
Wzniesione z inicjatywy księcia bolka I, etapami od II poł. XIII w. w miejsce obwałowań, drewniano - ziemnych z X-XII w. Obwód murów obejmował obszar 16 ha sredniowiecznego lokacyjnego miasta

Mur o . . . — Map (db m119045) HM

Poland, Opole (Opole Powiat) — Opole Third Reich Victims Memorial1939 - 1945
W Hołdzie Polakom zamordowanym, prześladowanym, więzionym i deportowanym do pracy niewolnicej

W 55 rocznicę napaści Hitlerowskiej na Polskę

1.09.94   Stowarzyszenie Polaków . . . — Map (db m118872) WM

Poland, Opole (Strzelce Powiat), Izbicko — Izbicko (Steubendorf) World Wars I and II Memorial1914-1918, 1939-1945
Zum Gedenken an die 50 Opfer des I Weltkrieges und 243 Opfer des II Weltkrieges Der Pfarrgemeinde Steubendorf

50 Ofiarom I Wojny Swiatowej i 243 Ofiarom II Wojny Swiatowej Parafii . . . — Map (db m118788) WM

Turkey, Denizli (Merkez (District)), Pamukkale — HierapolisVisualization of Hierapolis
English Text: (1) Northern Necropolis (2) Baths - Basilica (3) Suburban Theatre (4) Frontinus Gate (5) Latrina (6) Nymphaeum of the Tritons (7) Agora (8) Frontinus Street (9) Temple Nymphaeum . . . — Map (db m118843) HM
Turkey, Denizli (Merkez (District)), Pamukkale — Martyrion of St. PhilipHierapolis of Phrygia
The church with an octagon core was built at the beginning of the 5th century on the summit of the hill. This is probably where, according to tradition, the Apostle was martyred. The building has an eight-sided central room surmounted by a wooden . . . — Map (db m118853) HM
Turkey, Denizli (Merkez (District)), Pamukkale — The TheatreThe Theatre Today
In the latest years the theatre continues to represent one of the top priorities for the Italian Mission, that continues the studies and has started important actions of preservation, restoration and presentation of the monument. The project of . . . — Map (db m118880) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of Westminster — Sir Joseph Bazalgette CB
Sir Joseph Bazalgette CB Engineer of the London Main Drainage System and of this Embankment Born 1819   Died 1891 — Map (db m118811) HM
United Kingdom, England, City of Westminster — The Gurkha Soldier
The Gurkha Soldier Bravest of the Brave Most Generous of the Generous Never Had Country More Faithful Friends Than You Professor Sir Ralph Furner MC ( rear bronze plaque ) First World War 1914 — 1918 . . . — Map (db m118813) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of London — Christ Church
Christ Church Newgate Street This burial ground was laid out by order of The Vestry, Sept. 10th 1880 Rev. T.D. Morse M.A. Vicar John Mixer · William Pitman Church Wardens — Map (db m118825) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of London — Christ’s Hospital
Christ’s Hospital Founded near this site by King Edward VI – 1552 To house, feed and educate needy children Incorporating the Royal Mathematical School, founded by King Charles II – 1673 the School moved to Horsham, West . . . — Map (db m118823) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of London — Christchurch Greyfriars Garden
Welcome to Christchurch Greyfriars Garden This garden covers the burial grounds on the site of the former nave of Christchurch Greyfriars, which were taken over by the Corporation of London in 1931. The Rose garden was laid out in 1989 and is . . . — Map (db m118821) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of London — Sir Christopher Hatton
Sir Christopher Hatton (1540-1591), was Lord Chancellor of England and rumoured to be the lover of Queen Elizabeth I. In 1578 the Queen granted Christopher Hatton the grounds of Ely Palace on which Hatton House was built. In the 1600s Hatton . . . — Map (db m118826) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of London — Vestry House
Originally Built 1760 Vestry House Partly Destroyed 1940 Rebuilt in 1981 — Map (db m118817) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Admiral Edward Russell
Here Lived and Died Admiral Edward Russell Earl of Orford Born 1653 Died 1727 — Map (db m118783) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Andrew Young
In Memory Of Andrew Young F S I First Valuer to the London County Council 1889 — 1914 He Laboured to Beautify The London He Loved — Map (db m118774) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Gaiety Theatre
Gaiety Theatre On this site until 1957 stood the re-sited Gaiety Theatre which continued the tradition set by its predecessor for musical comedies, and famed during the 1890’s for the delightful Gaiety Girls and their Stage Door . . . — Map (db m118786) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — National Sporting Club
City of Westminster This Building was Once Known as the National Sporting club March 1891 – October 1929 Which under its President Hugh Cecil Lowther The Fifth Earl of Lonsdale and co-founders Arthur ‘Peggy’ Bettinson & . . . — Map (db m118781) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Queen’s Theatre
Queen’s Theatre The Old Queen’s Theatre occupied this site for just eleven years from 1867 to 1878 and was renowned in its day, albeit fleetingly, for the distinguished players, including Ellen Terry and Charles Wyndham, who trod its . . . — Map (db m118784) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Royal Tank Regiment Memorial
From Mud Through Blood, To The Green Fields Beyond This Memorial Was Unveiled by Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II Colonel-in-Chief Royal Tank Regiment on 13th June 2000 ( plaque in front ) Royal Tank Regiment Memorial Statue This . . . — Map (db m118816) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — St. Paul’s Church
( marker between the columns ) The Church Of This Parish Having Been Destroyed By Fire On The XVIIth Day of Septr A.D. MDCCXC, Was Rebuilt, And Opened For Divine Service On The Ist Day of August A.D. MDCCXCVIII . . . — Map (db m118777) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — The Wellington
Nicholson’s Est. 1873 The Wellington The Wellington is named after the great general and prime minister Arther Wellesley, Duke of Wellington whose victory over Napoleon in 1815 brought an end to the Napoleonic Wars. The pub . . . — Map (db m118810) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Twinings
Thomas Twining (1675-1741) founded the House of Twining by purchasing the original Toms Coffee House at the back of this site in 1706, where he introduced tea. In 1717 he opened the Golden Lyon here as a shop to sell tea and coffee. In 1787 . . . — Map (db m118773) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Hackney — Holy Trinity Hoxton War Memorial
Remember in Your Prayers and in Your Lives, the Men, Women and Children of This Congregation and Parish Who Died in the Wars. 1914 — 1918 On Active Service George Amor · Arthur Arundel · George Appleby · Albert Beer · William . . . — Map (db m118722) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Hackney — Linale House
Metropolitan Borough of Shoreditch Linale House The First Block of Flats to be Erected On The Wenlock Barn Estate Was Opened By His Worship The Mayor Of Shoreditch (Alderman R.G. Linale J.P.) On the 10th September 1949 Chairman of . . . — Map (db m118721) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Dadabhai Naoroji
Historic Site The First Asian Elected To The House Of Commons Was Dadabhai Naoroji He Represented Central Finsbury For The Liberal Party From 1892-1895 — Map (db m118772) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Duncan Terrace Gardens
A brief history of Duncan Terrace Gardens Duncan Terrace Gardens form an important link in the New River Walk series of green spaces. The New River was an open water conduit built in 1613 to bring drinking water from Hertfordshire to London. . . . — Map (db m118728) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Regent’s Canal
Regent’s Canal   Islington Maiden Lane Bridge to Sturts Lock History The eight and a half mile long Regent’s Canal was planned by Thomas Homer, a local businessman who saw the potential of a new waterway to link the Grand Junction . . . — Map (db m118727) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Islington — Regents Canal
A brief history of Regents Canal The Regent's Canal is a 13.5km watercourse that extends from Little Venice in the west to Limehouse Basin in the east. Constructed as part of the Grand Union Canal system, it was the inspiration of engineer . . . — Map (db m118725) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Richmond upon Thames — Barbara Everest
Barbara Everest 1890 – 1968 British Film Actress lived here 1953 - 1956 — Map (db m118771) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Richmond upon Thames — Chinese Guardian Lions
Chinese Guardian Lions This pair of Chinese guardian lions were presented by Sir John Ramsden in 1958. They are superb examples of Chinese sculpture and are similar to those made of bronze, which stand in the grounds of the Imperial Palace at . . . — Map (db m118750) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Richmond upon Thames — Kew Guild War Memorial
To The Glory Of God And In Honoured Memory Of The Members Of The Kew Guild and Staff Of The Royal Botanic Gdns Kew Who Gave Their Lives In The Great War 1914 - 1919 L/Cpl Charles Henry Anderson   London Scottish · Pte Arthur Edwin . . . — Map (db m118749) WM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Richmond upon Thames — King William’s Temple
King William’s Temple Fit for a king but given to a queen: built 1837 When Sir Jeffry Wyatville began designing this building King William IV was old but in good health. By the time the royal architect had finished in 1837, the king had . . . — Map (db m118747) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Richmond upon Thames — Temple of Bellona
Temple of Bellona Fashion and the fight: built 1760 This building may sound romantic, but it's more about battle than beauty. The female counterpart to Mars, Bellona is actually the Roman goddess of war. It's an appropriate . . . — Map (db m118746) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), London Borough of Richmond upon Thames — The Queen’s Garden
The Queen’s Garden During the 17th century plants were grown for culinary and medicinal purposes rather than their beauty. They were used in cooking to mask the flavour of tainted meat and strewn either fresh or dry in houses to sweeten the . . . — Map (db m118748) HM
Alabama (Randolph County), Rock Mills — Pottery Shops in Rock Mills / The Potters of Rock Mills
Pottery Shops in Rock Mills After the Civil War, the establishment of the textile industry led to the growth of Rock Mills and subsequent potteries became established in town. By 1900, potteries here produced utilitarian wares covered in . . . — Map (db m118795) HM
Alaska (Sitka Borough), Sitka — Emmons HouseHistoric Sitka Alaska
Captain George Foster Emmons (1811-1884), commander of the USS Ossipee, sailed into the Sitka harbor with United States and Russian Commissioners for the ceremony transferring the Alaskan territory to the United States on 18 October . . . — Map (db m118712) HM
Arizona (La Paz County), Quartzite — Phantom II
McDonnell Douglas F-4 Phantom was a multi-service aircraft, served as primary fighter with Air Force, Navy and Marine Corps during Vietnam era. Carrying a crew of two, Pilot and Weapon Systems Officer, it was capable of speeds in excess of Mach . . . — Map (db m118796) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Scottsdale — Chief WashakieDave McGary
Chief Washakie was chief of the Shoshones for more than 60 years. He was revered for statesmanship and respected in battle, and he united his people into a significant political and military force. A skilled orator and charismatic figure, who spoke . . . — Map (db m118859) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — Buster Keaton Studios
1920-1928 At this site stood the studio where Buster Keaton and his extraordinary team produced 10 feature-length and 19 short films that bring inspiration to filmmakers of every generation and laughter to audiences around the world. . . . — Map (db m118887) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Hollywood — 554 — Hollywood’s First Major Film Company Studio
One-half of this structure, then in use as a barn, was rented by Cecil B. DeMille as the studio in which was made the first feature-length motion picture in Hollywood, “The Squaw Man”, in 1913. It was originally located at the corner of . . . — Map (db m118836) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Newhall — End of an EraCharlie Chaplin’s “Modern Times”
Near where you are now standing, silent film comic Charlie Chaplin, with Paulette Goddard at his side, appeared in the final scene of the epic comedy Modern Times. The film was released on February 5, 1936, nearly ten years into the talkie . . . — Map (db m118782) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Palmdale — William J. "Pete" Knight1929-2004 — F-100 Super Sabre
William J. "Pete" Knight (November 18, 1929 – May 8, 2004) was a combat pilot, test pilot, Astronaut, and US politician. Knight holds the world’s speed record for flight in a winged powered aircraft. Knight enlisted in the United States . . . — Map (db m118711) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Jet Propulsion Laboratory
On October 31, 1936 at a site approximately 400 yards to the southeast, in the Arroyo Seco River Bed, a group of students and co-workers from the Guggenheim Aeronautical Laboratory, California Institute of Technology (GALCIT), with the encouragement . . . — Map (db m118834) HM
California (Ventura County), Simi Valley — SilvertownCorriganville
This town site at Corriganville had many names in Hollywood including Dodge City, Mineral City, Tombstone, and Lone Ranger Ranch. For many of those who visited this town site, however, it was called Silvertown. Whatever the name, people came by the . . . — Map (db m118905) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — 15th / Wazee Street1865-1875 — Lower Downtown Walking Tour
At the very heart of Denver’s rough beginnings, Fifteenth Street actually followed the old military trails from Santa Fe, Fort Union and trading posts north and south of Denver. It was here that General Larimer expropriated the one . . . — Map (db m118601) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Barney Ford Building1863 — Lower Downtown Walking Tour
The significance of 1514 Blake St. lies in its connection to the remarkable life of black pioneer Barney Ford. Ford was born a slave on January 22, 1822 in Stafford, Virginia, but escaped to Chicago, where he worked with the underground railroad . . . — Map (db m118597) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Local Transit Through the AgesLook How Far We've Come — 1871-Present
"Visitors to Denver will certainly find a great improvement because they will… step aboard any one of the different lines right at the door of Union Station." The Denver Post, May 26, 1918 (opening day of the Denver Tramway . . . — Map (db m118591) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — The City BeautifulLower Downtown Historic District — Established 1988
Denver's municipal facts book of 1909 states "Denver is known in every civilized country as the 'City of Lights.'" Electric light bulbs were considered a miraculous new invention and Denver took full advantage of the ease and elegance these . . . — Map (db m118598) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — The People of the Stationand the Stories they Tell — Voices from the Past
”Union Station belongs to all of us.” Union Station neighbor, 2002 Rich or poor, famous or anonymous, everybody passed through Union Station from the time it opened in 1881. A trip to the station meant something new was . . . — Map (db m118585) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Union Station Timeline1881-2014
1881: Union Depot, constructed in the High Victorian Eclectic style, opened on June 1 at a cost of $525,000 1883: On November 18, the railroads instituted a time zone system specifically to keep trans on time at Union Depot and across the . . . — Map (db m118576) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — WarehousesLower Downtown Historic District — Established 1988
Denver grew from its humble beginnings along the banks of Cherry Creek in the 1860’s, to a well-organized and prosperous city by the turn of the century. The “rail-age” of Denver’s history brought tremendous growth and turned thought . . . — Map (db m118595) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — Welcome to Union StationDenver's Transportation Hub — 1881 - Present
"Without railroads, Denver would be too dead to bury." Thomas Durant, Vice President Union Pacific Railroad, 1867 A survivor of fire and floods, Union Station is at the head of our railroad history. Landlocked, Denver needed . . . — Map (db m118570) HM
Colorado (Denver County), Denver — When the Depot Became a Station1914
”This is our history – from the Transcontinental Railroad to the Hoover Dam, to the dredging of our ports and building of our most historic bridges – our American ancestors prioritized growth and investment in our . . . — Map (db m118589) HM
Colorado (Dolores County), Rico — Rico, Colorado
The Rico area was originally inhabited by natives including the Utes. In the 1700’s Spanish explorers were in the area. In 1833, trappers like W. Walton of the St. Louis Fur Co., came and reported remains of Spanish smelters. Mining began about . . . — Map (db m118655) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Brightwood — 15 — The Rock on Brightwood AvenueBattleground to Community — Brightwood Heritage Trail
Across Quackenbos Street is Emory United Methodist Church. Named to honor Bishop John Emory of Maryland (1789-1835), the congregation dates from 1832. From the beginning, Emory welcomed all races but, like most Washington churches then, seated . . . — Map (db m118907) HM
Florida (Alachua County), Newberry — F-210 — Newberry, Florida
   Only after about 1870 did phosphates become an important world industry. In Alachua County, phosphates were discovered late in the 1870's, but as in other regions of Florida, the major developments in phosphate mining and processing began about . . . — Map (db m119012) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Bonneville PointThe Oregon Trail
From the high ridge above the Boise River 5 miles southwest of here, westward-bound travelers got their first view of the Boise Valley. In 1811, Wilson Price Hunt and the Overland Astorians' party were the first white sojourners to enjoy the scene. . . . — Map (db m119002) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Diversion Dam
In the late 1800s, Idaho Territory needed to attract homesteaders to farm the Boise Valley. At the time, the area was dry sagebrush desert. A young engineer, Arthur Foote, designed a great canal system that was to allow the Boise River to irrigate . . . — Map (db m119027) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Ezra MeekerThe Oregon Trail
In 1906, at the age of seventy-five, Ezra Meeker began a journey east from his home in Puyallup, Washington, to retrace the route of the Oregon Trail over which he originally traveled in 1852 with his wife and young son. He traveled the route with a . . . — Map (db m118993) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Fort BoiseThe Oregon Trail
Concern for the safety of westward-bound emigrants became more immediate when news of the Utter party's disastrous confrontation with hostile Indians on September 9 and 10, 1860, reached western settlements. Colonel George Wright, commander of the . . . — Map (db m119004) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Idaho's Emigrant TrailsThe Oregon Trail
Westward-bound emigrants entered Idaho after crossing Thomas Fork Valley. They soon encountered the climb and descent of Big Hill, witnessed nature's curiosities at Soda Springs, and discovered willing traders at Fort Hall. In 1843 wagons . . . — Map (db m118992) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — Kelton RoadThe Oregon Trail
After the transcontinental railroad was completed on May 10, 1869, new stage and freight routes were established to connect southwester Idaho with newly established railheads. Kelton, Utah, soon became the main shipping point for Boise, when John . . . — Map (db m118996) HM
Idaho (Ada County), Boise — The Foote Legacy in Idaho
The Canyon House was located across the Boise River from where you are standing. The house was designed and built by Arthur De Wint Foote in 1885, using funds from literary works by his wife, Mary Hallock Foote. As Chief Engineer for the Idaho . . . — Map (db m119029) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — Boise Basin Museum
In 1867 this building was built by James A. Pinney to house the post office and a book and specialty shop. In 1882 Mr. Pinney sold the building to S.C. Silsby for the sum of $1,000.00. Around 1868 the northern most portion of the building was . . . — Map (db m119062) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — Masonic Temple
This is the home of Lodge No. 1 of Idaho's Ancient Free and Accepted Masons. This Masonic Temple, built in 1865 is the oldest Masonic Temple in Idaho, and reputedly the Oldest Temple west of the Mississippi , still in use. Although the . . . — Map (db m119064) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — Miners Exchange
In 1865 John Clarsey started the brick building that was to house the John Clarsey's saloon. In 1867 Mr. Clarsey added a new club room to the south side of the saloon. On the north side of the building was the Vantine & Co. General Store. The . . . — Map (db m119060) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — Pest House and County Jail
Idaho City Fire Station Served as Boise County Jail during the 20's - 30's. — Map (db m119063) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — The Chinese Legacy in Boise BasinThe Pon Yam Store — 1873 - 1904
This building was constructed in 1865 by Elias Brown. It originally housed a newspaper office, restaurant and grocery store. It was one of several brick buildings known as "fireproofs" that were constructed after a disastrous fire swept through . . . — Map (db m119061) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — U.S. Senator Frank Church
"It's never too late - nor are the odds ever to great - to try. In that spirit the West was won, and in that spirit I now declare my candidacy for President of the United States." U.S, Senator Frank Church March 18, 1976 At . . . — Map (db m119034) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Idaho City — World War II Memorial
In Memory Of The boys who gave their lives in World War II from Boise County, Idaho Stanley B. Banks • George Berry • Harry E. Brechenridge • Henry Luther Beckman • William S. Lawson • John Myers • Edgar Rae • Commodore Perry Ritter • . . . — Map (db m119059) WM
Idaho (Boise County), Placerville — Boise Basin Mercantile Museum
The Boise Basin Mercantile was built in the 1860's and was among the first stores in Placerville. The store holds the distinction of belonging to the first chain stores founded in Idaho. The owners operated similar businesses in Idaho City until the . . . — Map (db m119031) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Placerville — Fiddlers Murdered at Ophir Creek
On June 4, 1865 near the tollgate on the road from Placerville to Centerville, George Wilson was murdered, robbed of his gold dust and his body hidden in a prospect hole full of water. Two musicians, banjo player L. Moulton and fiddler Fred Cursons . . . — Map (db m119032) HM
Idaho (Boise County), Placerville — Henrietta Penrod Museum
Originally constructed as the Magnolia Saloon in the 1860's, the building was partially damaged by a fire that destroyed the community's businesses in August 1899. Located on the town square, the saloon was rebuilt in 1900 allowing it to continue . . . — Map (db m119030) HM
Illinois (McHenry County), Woodstock — Eugene Debs and Old McHenry County Jail
The 1894 Pullman Strike and boycott of Pullman railcars led by the American Railway Union involved 250,000 workers in 27 states. It paralyzed much of the nation’s rail system and directly led to the establishment that year of a national Labor Day. . . . — Map (db m118847) HM
Iowa (Plymouth County), Le Mars — Bell Tower
This bell was given to Westmar College for perpetual care by the Hoskins Evangelical United Brethren Church of Hoskins, Nebraska when it closed in 1979. Also given to the college were funds to establish the Hoskins Memorial Fund. The tower was . . . — Map (db m118958) HM
Iowa (Sioux County), Sioux Center — Sioux Center, Iowa Veterans Memorial
Lest We Forget — Map (db m118957) WM
Kansas, Topeka — Alfred M. Landon State Office Building
Purchased from the Santa Fe Railway Co. and renovated for state office facilities — Map (db m119038) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — 15 — Capital City of Kansas
Before it became the Kansas capital, Topeka was the seat of a free-state government — an alternative to the official proslavery territorial legislature elected in 1855. These two bodies represented opposing factions in Kansas’ battle over . . . — Map (db m118962) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — Church of the Assumption
This property, formerly Hayden High School, is part of the Church of the Assumption Historic District, listed on the National Register of Historic Places — Map (db m119040) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — 120 — Fool Chief's Village
The Kansa, for whom the state is named, once occupied 20 million acres of land in eastern and northern Kansas. In 1825 the U.S. government reduced the lands to a reservation west of Topeka. In 1846 tribe members were sent to a 256,000 acre . . . — Map (db m118963) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — On This SiteLincoln College
Organized by the Congregational Church occupied a building erected in 1865. It was Topeka's first college and preparatory school with classes starting January 3, 1866. Renamed for Ichabod Washburn, the college moved to its present campus in . . . — Map (db m119037) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — Samuel J. Crumbine, MD(1862-1954)
"I began to realize, as I never had before, how much the health of each of us depends on the health of all of us." Frontier physician, public health visionary and child health advocate, Samuel J. Crumbine was a man of tremendous . . . — Map (db m119041) HM
Louisiana (Iberia Parish), Avery Island — 11 — Bird City
Edward Avery Mcllhenny was inspired to create Bird City after a British colonial official visited Avery Island. The official told the story of a Rajah in India who built enormous "flying cages” (aviaries) to house his live bird collection. . . . — Map (db m118877) HM
Louisiana (Iberia Parish), Avery Island — 8 — Buddah
In 1936, a year after Jungle Gardens opened to the public, two of Mcllhenny's friends, Robert M. Youngs and Ernest B. Tracy of New York City, presented him with a magnificent Buddha statue that they hoped would find an ideal home among his Asian . . . — Map (db m118857) HM
Louisiana (Iberia Parish), Avery Island — 13 — McIlhenny
A self taught naturalist, Edward Avery McIlhenny returned to Avery Island from an artic expedition in 1898. He shortly took over the family's TABASCO® pepper sauce business. McIlhenny married Mary Matthews of New Orleans and built a house in what . . . — Map (db m118876) HM
Louisiana (Iberia Parish), Avery Island — This Buddah
This Buddah Was built for the Shonfa Temple located northeast of Peking, by the order of Emperor Hui-Tsung 1101-1125

Its builder was Chon-Ha-Chin, most noted of ancient Buddah makers.

The temple was looted by a rebel general . . . — Map (db m118855) HM

Louisiana (Iberia Parish), New Iberia — Lake PeigneurRip Van Winkle Gardens — Atchafalaya Water Heritage Trail
A lone chimney rises above the surface of Lake Peigneur as a reminder of the unusual disaster that occurred here in 1980.

More than 140 years ago, Lake Peigneur was described as the most beautiful lake in the South. The present-day lake and . . . — Map (db m118837) HM

Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Kemp Hall
1861-1961 In the year 1861 the legislature of Maryland, called into extraordinary session by Governor Thomas Holliday Hicks, held session in this building owned by the Evangelical Reformed Church (now the Evangelical and Reformed - United Church of . . . — Map (db m118973) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Seneca — A Veteran’s Life in Montgomery Countypost-1865
In 1890, One of the 252 Civil War veterans still living in Montgomery County was Elias Price. The Department of Census interviewed Price and other Civil War veterans living in the county, recording critical details including which side of the war . . . — Map (db m118756) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Fighting House to House,Yard to Yard
“Several others who were hidden in houses escaped by donning citizen’s clothing, and Private Anitpas H. Curtis (Company D), while so dressed, had the distinction of saluting General Lee in person.” George G. Benedict in “Vermont in . . . — Map (db m118928) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Coltsville Honor Roll

[Died in Service] Charles Foley

[Honor Roll of Veterans] — Map (db m118744) WM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Hancock Shaker Village

has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark

under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United . . . — Map (db m118819) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Hancock Shaker Village: Powered by the Sun for Over 200 Years

Hancock Shaker Village installed this solar photovoltaic (pv) array in December 2009. Here is one sample pv panel for you to examine and touch (it is not connected to the array and will not harm you).

Throughout the Village there are many . . . — Map (db m118828) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Shaker Color

The Shakers, perhaps more than any other religious movement, embraced purity of design and consummate craftsmanship in everything they created. These banners represent a sample of the typical and joyful Shaker palette. As you tour this National . . . — Map (db m118818) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — 1753 House

Constructed with tools & materials used in 1753 for the Williamstown Bicentennial — Map (db m118742) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — Here Stood the West Hoosac Blockhouse

Built in 1756 on this house-lot Number Six under decree of the Great and General Court of the Province of the Massachusetts Bay in compliance with urgent appeal from the homesteaders it served as sole refuge from their allied foes the French . . . — Map (db m118713) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — Site of First Meeting House

Built in 1768 and removed in 1797 to make way for the second Meeting House, completed 1798 and destroyed by fire January 21, 1866. — Map (db m118715) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — Site of West Hoosac Fort

Built in March 1756, as westernmost stockade and blockhouse to protect Massachusetts from French and Indian attack. Defended on July 11, 1756 despite the scalping of three soldiers. — Map (db m118714) HM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — Veterans Memorial

In Memory of All Veterans — Map (db m118739) WM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — War Memorial

This Honor Roll is presented to the Citizens of Williamstown by the Richard A. Ruether American Legion Post #152 and is dedicated to all Williamstown Veterans who served during war-time.

Revolutionary War 1775-1783 [Honor Roll . . . — Map (db m118716) WM

Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Williamstown — World Wars Memorial

In Memoriam World War I George W. Bryant • Frederick A. Busby • Thomas R. Dorr Richard J. O'Brien • Willard C. Pike • Herman H. Scheffer Clinton E. Smith • Earl W. Worboy

In Memoriam World War 2 Clifford E. Bratcher • . . . — Map (db m118741) WM

Massachusetts (Hampden County), Brimfield — Hitchcock Free Academy
These of the Hitchcock Free Academy served their country in the Great War 1914 1918 A listing of 82 names follows, 2 of whom died in service — Map (db m118911) WM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — Adams AcademyBuilt 1871

has been designated a National Historic Landmark

This building possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America — Map (db m119010) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — BurnsA Man's A Man For A' That

Erected by The Burns Memorial Association of Quincy Mass. in honor of Robert Burns Scotland's most famous poet and advocate of liberty and democracy

"NO Spartan tube, no Attic shell No lyre Ćolian I . . . — Map (db m119033) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — Civil War Memorial

In Honor Of Our Patriot Soldiers.

Killed in Battle. [Roll of Honored Dead]

Died of Wounds Received in Battle. [Roll of Honored Dead]

Died in Prison. [Roll of Honored Dead]

Died of Disease contracted . . . — Map (db m119039) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — George F. Bryan

Born Dec. 12, 1901 Enlisted March 30, 1917 Killed in Action when U.S.S. Jacob Jones was torpedoed at sea Dec. 6, 1917 First Quincy Boy killed in the World War — Map (db m119043) HM WM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — John Hancock Birth Site

On this spot stood the dwelling wherein was born John Hancock President of the Congress of the United States XII January MDCCXXXVII — Map (db m119009) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — William Reynolds Dimmock LL.D.In Memory Of

Born XXV February MDCCCXXXV

Died XXIX March MDCCCLXXVIII

First Master of this school MDCCCLXXII-MDCCCLXXVIII ——————————— In Memory Of

William Royall Tyler . . . — Map (db m119011) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Fiskdale — War Memorial

Erected in honor of those from our town who served in the several wars. ———————————— Dedicated in Honor of Rosario A. Chamberland Past Commander, . . . — Map (db m118888) WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — "Witness Tree"

On this site stood a 55" diameter sugar maple tree, its age calculated to have been growing and a "witness" of the town's incorporation on June 24, 1738 and subsequent history until removed in March of 2006. . . . — Map (db m118858) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — The Fire Pit

The fire pit was a familiar sight in the farmyard. When large kettles needed to be hung over a fire, the kitchen fireplace might not be big enough, but the outside fire pit was ideal. During spring, summer and fall, the fire pit provided . . . — Map (db m118916) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — 1771 Publick House Historic Inn & Country Lodge

Home of US Army First Service Command Tactical School 1942 - 1943 — Map (db m118873) HM WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Civil War Soldier's Monument

[Honor Roll] A. M. Bullard • J. B. Blodget • J. Brigham J. B. Cooper • J. A. Johnson • C. C McMaster I. G. Plimpton • R. Sharruck • C. M. Whittemore P. Gavin • W. J. Allen • C. H. Brown • W. Carter T. O'Hare • H. Smith • W. J. . . . — Map (db m118866) WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Commerce on the Common

The Publick House, founded by civic leader Ebenezer Crafts in 1771, and the adjacent retail building are survivors of the time when the Common was the commercial center of Sturbridge. The inn served as a stage stop on the Worcester-Stafford . . . — Map (db m118864) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Fitch House Yard

The ornamental front yard became more common in Village households in the 1830s. This one includes a circular garden, decorative plantings, and a small area of grassy lawn.

The back part of the yard is for work and storage. It . . . — Map (db m118915) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Freeman Farm

This is the homelot of the Pliny Freeman Farm, with dwelling house, barn, and other outbuildings, kitchen garden, and farm fields. The Freeman family's house was moved here from its original location just a few miles away.

A typical . . . — Map (db m118938) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Lt. Charles J. Collins USAACof Baraboo, WI — In Memory Of

who died from injuries parachuting from a P-47 which crashed in Sturbridge on Sept. 1, 1943. His body was recovered 4 miles south of this location

Dedicated Memorial Day May 29, 1995 — Map (db m118885) HM WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Millstones

These millstones, made of New England granite, were used to grind grain into meal (a fine powder) for baking and cooking.

Millstones in a gristmill work in pairs, like scissor blades, with the grooved surfaces facing each . . . — Map (db m118890) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Millstones

These millstones, made of New England granite, were used to grind grain into meal (a fine powder) for baking and cooking.

Millstones in a gristmill work in pairs, like scissor blades, with the grooved surfaces facing each . . . — Map (db m118929) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Revere Bell

Erected 1833 in Sturbridge Federated Church Cracked by fire 1908 Recast 1909 through the generosity of Alvin B. Chamberlain Dedicated 1976 — Map (db m118869) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Sturbridge Honor Roll War Memorial

[Honor Rolls of Veterans]

War of Independence 1775 - 1783

World War II 1940 - 1946

Korean Conflict 1950 - 1955

Vietnam Conflict 1961 - 1975

Iraq - Afghanistan Conflict This temporary plaque is in honor of . . . — Map (db m118871) WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — The Architectural Style of the Salem Towne House

This house was built in 1796 in Charlton, Massachusetts for prosperous farmer and merchant Salem Towne and his family. Its architecture is a rural interpretation of the "Adam" or "Federal" style. Between the 1780s and the 1820s, the first . . . — Map (db m118914) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — The Center School

Built in 1852 on the site of the town's original Meeting House, the Center School helped Sturbridge consolidate its outlying one-room district schools. It continued as a site for elementary education until the 1950s, when the present Burgess . . . — Map (db m118883) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — The Old Burial Ground1740 - 1894

Stone wall built in 1794 by Revolutionary War Veterans ————————— Gates a 1920 gift of Mrs. Joseph Fiske, granddaughter-in-law of Josiah Fiske. Gates restored in 2001 by the . . . — Map (db m118865) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — The Smokehouse

Farm families usually butchered during the late fall when cool weather kept the meat fresh during processing. In an average butchering season, a farm family produced enough pork, beef, and mutton to last the year. Before refrigerators and . . . — Map (db m118934) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — The Sturbridge Common

Public land since the town's founding and first formally surveyed in 1762, the Common has served many purposes. Militia mustered here and marched to join the New England army outside Boston in April, 1775. Cattle pens once crowded the open . . . — Map (db m118863) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — War Memorial

To keep forever living the freedom for which they died we dedicate this symbol of our dead in World War II

Medal of Honor Plt. Sgt. Joseph R. Julian Killed in Action Cpl. Rosaire M. Julian M.O.M.M.1/c Lincoln G. Plimpton . . . — Map (db m118884) WM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Welcome to the Pasture Walk

Daily work often took people away from the farmyard to pastures and woodlots.

• In spring, summer, and fall farmers and their children drove animals to and from pasture.

• In warmer months farmers made and mended fences and . . . — Map (db m118935) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Where is the Farm?

The Salem Towne House Built in 1796 in Charlton, Massachusetts Like most of their neighbors, the Towne family farmed. As you can see from their house, they were more prosperous than most. While a typical family farm in 1830s New England . . . — Map (db m118918) HM

Michigan (Ingham County), Williamston — The BridgeLinking a City
1842: The wooden bridge Though no records exist of Williamston's first bridge, there must have been bridges to move supplies and traffic between the mills and farms on the north side. One entering our Village from the north, . . . — Map (db m118899) HM
Michigan (Ingham County), Williamston — The Mill
In early times, communities grew up around mills, particularly sawmills and grist mills. Settlers needed to make regular trips to grist mills in order to convert their grain crops into flour or meal for their families, livestock and sale. . . . — Map (db m118900) HM
Michigan (Macomb), Utica — L1799 — St. Lawrence Parish of Utica
In May 1866 the Reverend Amandus VanDenDriessche of Detroit recited Utica's first Catholic Mass. Forty Irish families at Utica Junction (present-day Roseville) formed what became a mission of Sacred Heart Parish. On August 15, 1874, Bishop C. H. . . . — Map (db m118891) HM
Michigan (Macomb County), Shelby Township — L3048 — Utica Cemetery
John and Mary Stead deeded 4.46 acres of land to the Utica Cemetery Association in 1863. Included in that parcel was a section referred to as the "Old Burying Ground" and a family plot called "Stead's Reserve." The first burial occurred in 1817 upon . . . — Map (db m118901) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — L2036 — George Vandeventer House
New York native George Vandeventer, who came to Avon Township as a child in 1834, became a successful businessman and civic leader in Rochester. When their home burned in 1875, George and his wife, Julia, built this Italianate-inspired house. The . . . — Map (db m118769) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — L710 — Mount Avon Cemetery
In 1826, Mount Avon became the first officially platted cemetery in Oakland County. The "Old Ground" or "Historic Acre" contains headstones dating from 1817, the year the earliest settlers arrived in the area. Members of the Graham family, . . . — Map (db m118936) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — The Castlerepresents Rochester, England — Explore Rochester and Our City Seal
The Castle emblem represents the City of Rochester located in Kent County, England. On March 17, 1817, James Graham and his sons arrived in this very area while their families settled here later. Many settlers including our founders came here from . . . — Map (db m118827) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — The Hammerrepresents Industry — Explore Rochester and Our City Seal
The community's first water-powered sawmill was erected in 1819, just one year after the first land sale. Rochester's favorable industrial climate fostered many other businesses in the years that followed, including the Western Knitting Mills, built . . . — Map (db m118720) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — The Oak Leafrepresents Oakland County — Explore Rochester and Our City Seal
The Oak leaf symbolizes our broader community, Oakland County, of which Rochester was the first settlement. The tall, strong and enduring trees the county was named after dominate the surrounding landscape and played a critical role in supporting . . . — Map (db m118801) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — The Torchrepresents Education — Explore Rochester and Our City Seal
Built in 1889 to replace a school that had burned down the year before, the Avon School District No. 5 Schoolhouse sits on the site of the first private school in Avon Township, originally constructed in 1847. Since Rochester's founding, the . . . — Map (db m118785) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — L642 — Township Hall
Avon Township, the site of the first settlement in Oakland County, was organized in 1835. This white clapboard building was erected in 1880 as the township hall. Its alterations reflect the area's industrial and commercial growth. Initially . . . — Map (db m118757) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester — L-2125 — Western Knitting Mills
Paint Creek and the Clinton River provided power for the first woolen mill on this site in 1844. Constructed in 1896, the Western Knitting Mills building was supported by a yarn mill, dormitories and two warehouses. One of the area's largest . . . — Map (db m118730) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester Hills — 1850 Red House
Built in approximately 1850, the Red House originally sat across the street from the Van Hoosen Farmhouse. The architectural style is Greek Revival and it appears that the existing structure, though very small, was built in three different phases, . . . — Map (db m119058) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester Hills — 96 — Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal
This canal, conceived at the peak of the era of canal-building, was part of Michigan's internal improvements program which was announced in 1837. The Clinton-Kalamazoo Canal would make it possible to cross southern Michigan by boat from Lake St. . . . — Map (db m118904) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester Hills — L2158 — Stoney Creek School
The School Act of 1829 created the Stoney Creek School District. Fractional School No. 1 was constructed in 1848. Like one-room schoolhouses across the country, the building originally housed children of varying ages and grades, elementary through . . . — Map (db m118923) HM
Michigan (Oakland County), Rochester Hills — L2280 — Yates Cider Mill
Side 1 In 1863, William (1820-1911) and Caroline (1833-1892) Yates moved from New York to Michigan and purchased 80 acres of land. Using an existing dam on the Clinton River, they opened a water-powered lumber mill. The business soon grew . . . — Map (db m118906) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Scandia — In Memory of the First Swedish Settlers in Minnesota
[west face] 1850 1900 In memory of the First Swedish Settlers in Minnesota

[south face] 1850 – 1900 Oscar Roos, Carl Fernstrom och August Sansahl frĺn Vestergötland, Sverige, bosatte sig ĺ detta hemman omkring den . . . — Map (db m118710) HM

Minnesota (Washington County), Scandia — Swedes in Minnesota
The first Swedes arrived in the territory of Minnesota in 1850, settling in Scandia. By 1920 nearly a quarter of Minnesota's foreign-born residents were from Sweden, making it the home of more Swedes than any other state. About half lived in . . . — Map (db m118659) HM
Mississippi (Forrest County), Hattiesburg — 27 — Clyde KennardMississippi Freedom Trail
Forrest County native Clyde Kennard was a pioneer in the quest to desegregate higher education in Mississippi. His efforts to enroll at Mississippi Southern College (now USM) in 1955-1959 were obstructed by college president William D. McCain and . . . — Map (db m118838) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Alpha Delta of Beta Theta PiHistoric Greek Chapter
The Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi was chartered by its General Fraternity on March 5, 1868. Alpha Delta Chapter of Beta Theta Pi is the oldest chapter of any collegiate fraternity or sorority in continuous existence west of the . . . — Map (db m119020) HM
Missouri (Callaway County), Fulton — Fulton - 1824Boone's Lick Road
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1913 — Map (db m118981) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — The Truman Sports Complex
The Jackson County Sports Complex Authority was established in 1967 as a political subdivision of the State of Missouri to serve as the landlord between Jackson County and the Kansas City Royals and the Kansas City Chiefs. Construction began in the . . . — Map (db m118948) HM
New York (Albany County), Albany — State Education Building
Dedicated 1912. Education Department Offices; State Library; State Museum; Exhibits; Open to Public — Map (db m118762) HM
New York (Chautauqua County), Dunkirk — Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James
Dedicated to Corporal Cyrus W. James 9th New York Cavalry Company G Enlisted at Dunkirk, NY September 26, 1861 at age 22 Killed July 1, 1863 at Gettysburg, PA, and was the first Union Soldier to succumb in that great battle. His body rests . . . — Map (db m118924) WM
New York (Chemung County), Elmira — Mark Twain in Elmira
How did Samuel Clemens arrive in Elmira, NY? Thirty-two-year-old Samuel Clemens (Mark Twain) first saw the image of Elmira's Olivia Langdon while traveling on the Quaker City Steamer — a cruise ship charted to visit Europe and the . . . — Map (db m118738) HM
New York (Columbia County), Craryville — Taghkanic-Hillsdale Line

Taghkanic organized 1803 as Granger, included Copake. Hillsdale formed from Claverack as District 1782. Organized as town 1788. — Map (db m118765) HM

New York (Columbia County), Hillsdale — American Revolution Memorial

In memory of the Men of Hillsdale who fought for our independence in the American Revolution 1776 — 1781 — Map (db m118752) WM

New York (Columbia County), Hillsdale — 446 — East Gate TollhouseColumbia Turnpike 1799-1907

Located on this site Linked Columbia County farming and industry to Hudson River ports — Map (db m118755) HM

New York (Columbia County), Hillsdale — The Veterans Memorial Garden of HillsdaleLest We Forget — Dedicated 2009

[Central marker] In honor of the Men and Women of Hillsdale who served in the Armed Forces of our country

They gave the full measure of devotion to preserve America's heritage of freedom

1917-18 [and] . . . — Map (db m118753) WM

New York (Columbia County), Taghkanic — Site of Miller's Tavern

Built before 1770 by Wm. Rockefeller. Jonas I. Miller proprietor for many years. First town meeting here 1803. — Map (db m118764) HM

New York (Columbia County), Taghkanic — Veterans Memorial"Lest We Forget"

This Plaque is dedicated to the Men and Women of the Town of Taghkanic, who served in the Armed Forces of the United States — Map (db m118758) WM

New York (Erie County), Alden — Secession & Reunion
It is believed that the residents of Town Line, NY met at the schoolhouse near this marker following the outbreak of the American Civil War in 1861 and voted 80-45 to secede from the Union. The story is undocumented and their reasons are unknown. . . . — Map (db m118944) HM
New York (Erie County), Buffalo — From Buffalo...To the White HouseFrances Folsom Birthplace and Home 168 Edward Street — Buffalo Neighborhood Landmark
Here at 168 Edward Street, in this modest Italianate brick home built by her father in 1863, Frances Clara Folsom was born on July 21, 1864 to Buffalo attorney Oscar Folsom and his wife Emma. When Oscar Folsom's carriage struck a wagon, killing him, . . . — Map (db m118986) HM
New York (Erie County), Lancaster — Town Line, N.Y.
N.E. corner of the intersection was a school. In the summer of 1861 this mainly German Community voted 85 to 40 to secede from the Union. It was rumored that many men left to join the Confederacy. On October 1945 President Truman advised Town . . . — Map (db m118941) HM
New York (Schuyler County), Montour Falls — Montour Falls Memorial Libraryc.1864
Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by The United States Department of Interior — Map (db m118794) HM
New York (Tompkins County), Ithaca — C.C.C. CO. #1265
Between 1933 & 1941 men from Civilian Conservation Corps Company 1265 built many of the facilities at Buttermilk Falls & R.H. Treman St. Parks. Town of Ithaca 1996Map (db m118660) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Castile — Gardeau TractSouth Border
South border of reservation set aside for Mary Jemison White Woman of the Genessee during the Big Tree Treaty of 1797 at Geneseo N.Y. William G. Pomeroy Foundation 2014Map (db m118846) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Castile — Wolf Creek
In the ravine to your right, Wolf Creek drops 225 feet over four cascades to reach the Genesee River. Its name comes from pioneer times when the timber wolf dug its dens in the valley's gravel banks. Wolf Creek began eroding these falls more than . . . — Map (db m118854) HM
New York (Wyoming County), Mt. Morris — Former Site of Gibsonville
Hamlet existed in this area from 1825-1900 — Map (db m118851) HM

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