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Das alte Burgtheater / The Old Court Theater Marker - wide view image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2017
Das alte Burgtheater / The Old Court Theater Marker - wide view
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Das alte Burgtheater / The Old Court Theater
Hier stand bis zum Jahre 1888 das Alte Burgtheater das 1776 von Kaiser Josef II. als Nationaltheater begruendet wurde

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(English translation:)

Here stood until 1888 the Old Palace Theater, which was . . . — Map (db m123046) HM

Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Dr. Karl Lueger
Dr. Karl Lueger (1844-1910) Gründer der Christlich-Sozialen Partei, 1897-1910 Bürgermeister. Mitgestalter Wiens zu einer modernen Großstadt. Kritisch bewertet werden muss sein populistischer Antisemitismus, der ein politisches . . . — Map (db m123075) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Former University Office
Dieses Haus diente einst der Universität als Amts gebäude hohe Schule und und Studenten gaben dem Stubenviertel das Bepräge

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(English translation:)

This building once served the University as . . . — Map (db m123045) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les gouverneurs généraux à l'honneurHonoring the Governors General

Au Canada, la fonction de gouverneur général est une institution dont l'origine remonte à l'époque du Régime français. Jusque dans les années 1950, à l'exception d'un seul, tous les représentants de la Couronne au Canada sont européens. En . . . — Map (db m123249) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — 50ème anniversaire de l'Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agricultureFood and Agriculture Organization 50th Anniversary — Fiat panis

Le 16 octobre 1995, journée mondiale de l'alimentation, les représentants des 171 membres de l'organisation des Nations Unies pour l'alimentation et l'agriculture (FAO) se sont réunis ici pour commémorer le cinquantenaire de . . . — Map (db m123221) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Abraham Martin(1589-1664)

arriva en Nouvelle-France vers 1620. Il fit paître son troupeau sur des terres des Ursulines, qui furent désignées Plaines d'Abraham. Au XVIIIe siècle, des documents militaires officialisèrent ce toponyme, encore couramment utilisé. . . . — Map (db m123248) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Chapelle funéraire de Champlain / Champlain's Funeral Chapel

Ici s'élevait la chapelle construite en 1636 pour recevoir les restes de Champlain. En 1953, la Société historique de Québec en a retrouvé le fondations. . . . — Map (db m123250) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Collège des Jésuites / Jesuit Collegeenseigner en Nouvelle-France / Teach in New France

Ces pierres appartenaient au fronton du collège des Jésuites. Elles sont marquées du monogramme de l'ordre, constitué des lettres IHS qui désignent Jésus. Remises aux Jésuites lors de la démolition de l'édifice en 1877, les pierres ont été . . . — Map (db m123088) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Funiculaire / Funicular125 ans d'histoire / 125 years of history — (1879-2004)

En 1945, un violent incendie détruisit complètement le funiculaire et causa des dommages majeurs à la maison Louis-Jolliet. Le funiculaire fut alors reconstruit en prenant bien soin de recouvrir sa structure d'un abri métallique pour . . . — Map (db m123190) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — hic lacet franciscus de Laval / Here lies François de Laval

hic lacet franciscus de Laval primus quebecensis Episcopus. Obit die Sext â maii, Anuo Salutis millesimo septingentesimo octaiio ætatis Suæ octogesimo Sexto Consecrationis quinquagesimo requiescat in pace . . . — Map (db m123251) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La chute Montmorency / Montmorency Falls

Le Sault de Montmorency, tel est le nom originel de la cataracte, celui que Champlain lui a donné en l'honneur d'Henri II, duc de Montmorency, son protecteur, vice-roi de la Nouvelle-France en 1619.

Le chute figure parmi les plus imposantes . . . — Map (db m123370) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du CanadaThe Contributions of German Troops to the Defence of Canada

La contribution des troupes allemandes à la défense du Canada pendant la guerre de l'indéndance américaine

De 1776 à 1783, ces troupes au service de la Grande-Bretagne jouèrent un rôle crucial dans la défense du Canada, formant à . . . — Map (db m123223) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — La pierre de la Croix de Malte / The Maltese Cross Stone

Au-dessus de cette porte cochère se trouve la pierre de la Croix de Malte. En 1647, Charles Huault de Montmagny, chevalier de l'Ordre de Malte, premier gouverneur et lieutenant général de la Nouvelle-France, la fait placer sur le Château . . . — Map (db m123217) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — L'anse du parc de la Chute-MontmorencyThe Cove of Montmorency Falls Park

L'anse du parc de la Chute-Montmorency a été mise en lumière pour la première fois le 24 mai 2008, a l'occasion du 400e anniversaire de la fondation de Québec . . . — Map (db m123368) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Le Vieux-Québec, site du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCOOld Quebec, UNESCO World Heritage Site

Fondée par l'explorateur français Champlain au début du XVIIe siècle, Québec demeure la seule ville d'Amérique du Nord à avoir conservé ses remparts qui regroupent de nombreux bastions, portes et ouvrages défensifs . . . — Map (db m123085) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — L'Église Notre-Dame-des-Victoires Church

Cette église, qui occupe le site de l'Habitation de Champlain, a été érigée à la fin du XVIIe siècle. L'édifice actuel porte la signature d'architectes aussi réputés que les Baillif, Maillou et Baillairgé. Son nom rappelle la . . . — Map (db m123414) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Les photographes LivernoisThe Livernois, a Family of Photographers

Jules-Isaïe Benoît dit Livernois 1830-1865

Élise l'Heureux 1827-1896

Jules-Ernest, 1851-1933

Jules, 1877-1952

Sculpteur Raoul Hunter . . . — Map (db m123265) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — L'hôtel de Ville de Québec / Québec City Hall

Construit en 1895-1896 sur le site de l’ancien collège des Jésuites, l’hôtel de ville est un édifice imposant dont l’aménagement permit de loger facilement les nombreux services municipaux durant plusieurs années. C’est aux . . . — Map (db m123066) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Maison Marie-Joseph-LarchevêqueMarie-Joseph Larchevêque House

Le lot sur lequel s'élève la maison Marie-Joseph-Larchevêque fut concédé par les Jésuites à Jean-Baptiste Larchevêque en 1715. Dix ans plus tard, sa fille Marie-Joseph fait construire une maison en pierre avec une galerie . . . — Map (db m123064) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Marie-Catherine de Saint-Augustin1632-1668 — Co-fondatrice de l'église canadienne/Co-foundress of the Church of Canada

Catherine de Longpré nait à Saint-Sauveur-le-Vicomte en Normandie, à douze ans et demi, elle entre au monastère des Augustines à Bayeux. À quatorze ans, elle s'offre pour aller évangelisér en Nouvelle-France. Le 31 mai 1648, elle quitte son . . . — Map (db m123289) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Mathieu d'Amours

Hommage et reconnaissance à Mathieu d'Amours à l'occasion du 350e anniversaire de son arrivée à Québec

Mathieu d'Amours, sieur de Chaufours, né à Paris en 1618, arrive à Québec en 1651 en compagnie du . . . — Map (db m123412) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Octave CrémazieQuébec 1827 • Le Havre 1879

La société des poètes a fait poser cette plaquette en 1932 sur la maison jadis occupée par la librairie crémazie.

[English translation]

In 1932, the Society of Poets had this plaque put on the house formerly occupied by the . . . — Map (db m123065) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Organisation pour l'alimentation et l'agricultureFood and Agriculture Organization — Fiat panis

Le 16 octobre, 1945, cette organisation, le premier des organismes nouveaux des Nations Unies, fut adoptée, en cet édifice, par les représentants de 44 nations. Pour la première fois, des nations s'organisaient pour améliorer le niveau . . . — Map (db m123220) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Parc Samuel-Holland / Samuel Holland Park

Ce terrain a été donné à la Ville de Québec pour y aménager un parc public en mémoire du major Samuel Holland, soldat, arpenteur-géomètre et cartographe, et da sa femme Marie-Josephte Rolet et leur famille qui habitèrent à cet . . . — Map (db m123304) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau(1820-1890)

C'est dans cette maison, construite en 1732 pour le marchand Charles Berthelot, que grandit et vécut jusqu'à sa mort Pierre-Joseph-Olivier Chauveau, chef du Parti conservateur et premier ministre de la province de Québec, de 1867 à . . . — Map (db m123089) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Samuel Johannes Holland(1728-1801)

Par ses méticuleux travaux d'arpentage, Samuel Holland influença les modes de colonisation de grandes régions du Canada. Né aux Pays-Bas, il effectua des levés stratégiques pour l'armée britannique en Amérique du Nord pendant la guerre de Sept . . . — Map (db m123308) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site du palais de l'intendant / Intendant's Palace Site

Sur cet emplacement l'Intendant Talon constuisit, en 1668, une brasserie, qui fut transformée en palais pour les Intendants par M. de Meulles, en 1686. Cet édifice, incendié en 1713, reconstruit par M. Bégon, de nouveau ravagé par le feu en . . . — Map (db m123058) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site historique du Monastère-des-Augustines de-l'Hôtel-Dieu-de-Québec

Venues de Dieppe en 1639, les Augustines avaient pour mission de pourvoir la colonie naissante en soins hospitaliers. L'Hôtel-Dieu de Québec est le premier et le plus important des 12 établissements de soins de santé qu'elles ont fondés au . . . — Map (db m123266) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Site of Armed Forces Staff HeadquartersSite du siège des forces armées Staff

Headquarters of Staffs of Armed Forces present at Quebec Conferences August 1943 and September 1944 to advise on strategy vital to victory

Franklin D. Roosevelt President of the United States and Winston S. Churchill . . . — Map (db m123214) HM

Quebec (Capitale-Nationale (region)), Québec — Trois façons de se chauffer / Three Modes of Heating

Le grand foyer était situé au premier étage de la maison de François Hazeur, riche marchand du Régime français. La clé de voûte figurée indique que ce foyer a probablement été reconstruit après la Conquête. Le petit foyer, qui se trouvait à . . . — Map (db m123450) HM

Quebec (La Côte-de-Beaupré MRC), Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupre — La première église de Sainte-Anne-de-BeaupréThe First Church of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré

La première église de Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, construite en 1658, s'élevait ici. ————————————— Here stood the first church of Sainte-Anne-de-Beaupré, built in . . . — Map (db m123398) HM

Quebec (L'Île-d'Orléans MRC), Sainte-Pétronille — Contre vents et marées / Against All OddsUne Promenade à fleur d'eau / A Walk on the Water

Au tournant du XXe siècle, le peintre Horatio Walker fait ériger un mur de pierre au-dessus du rivage, pour protéger son domaine des fortes marées et garder à distance les nombreux baigneurs qui fréquentent alors la « plage du Nord ».

En . . . — Map (db m123409) HM

Quebec (L'Île-d'Orléans MRC), Sainte-Pétronille — La « grève chez Blais » / The "Strike at Blais"Une Promenade à fleur d'eau / A Walk on the Water

L'hiver, un pont de glace partait de ce rivage, en direction de Montmorency ou de Québec. Parmi les bénévoles qui le traçaient et l'entretenaient, Barthélemy Noël et les siens s'en chargeront durant un demi-siècle.

Les épiciers Blais . . . — Map (db m123403) HM

Quebec (L'Île-d'Orléans MRC), Sainte-Pétronille — La « grève du Nord », porte d'entrée / The "North Shore" gatewayUne Promenade à fleur d'eau / A Walk on the Water

Avant les années 1950, c'est sur le rivage que l'on marchait, deux mètres plus bas!

Débarquée vraisemblablement en ce lieu au printemps 1648, la famille du seigneur François de Chavigny et d'Éléonore de Grandmaison s'installa sur la hauteur . . . — Map (db m123400) HM

Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Neckar-Odenwald-Kreis), Osterburken — Werkzeugdepot / Tool Cache
Auf der Grabensohle vor dem Südost-Turm des Kastells lag in einem Versteck aus Steinplatten ein Depot Geräten aus Eisen. Sensen, eine Pflugschar, Werkzeuge wie Hammer, Beile, Säge oder Bohrer und Waffen wie Schwerter und Lanzen . . . — Map (db m123074) HM
Iceland, Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæði, Reykjavik — Aðalstræti 2 - Ingólfsnaust
Uppsátur landnamsmanna við Reykjavík getur hafa verið hér a bakkanum þar sem húsin standa. Verslunarstaðurinn var fluttur úr Örfirisey um 1770 og þa voru fjögur hús enddurreist á þessari lóð, en 1855 reisti Tærgesen kaupmaður það hús sem . . . — Map (db m123154) HM
Iceland, Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæði, Reykjavik — Bakaríið / Bakery
Bakaríið var reist 1834. Þar inni var stór ofn hlaðinn úr múrsteini og mikill reykháfur. Korngeymsluhús var reist við bakaríið 1861 til að geyma korn og mjöl og þar voru einnig ölgerðarkatlar. Bernhöft bakari reisti einnig mógeymsluhús . . . — Map (db m123080) HM
Iceland, Southern Peninsula Suðurnes, Grindavik — Fallen But Not ForgottenUSAF, 8th Air Force, 93rd Bombardment Group, 330th Bombardment Squadron
Bandaríska B-24 Liberator - sprengjuflugvélin Hot Stuff, var fyrst flugvéla 8. flughersins til að ljtúka 25 árásarferðun frá Bretlandi yfir meginland Evrópu í heimsstyrjöldinni síðari.

The B-24 Liberator Hot Stuff was . . . — Map (db m120969) HM WM

Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Aquiles Serdán
Aquiles Serdan Nació en la Ciudad de Puebla el 2 de noviembre de 1876. Antireeleccionista y decidido opositor al régimen del General Porfirio Díaz. Inició la rebelión en Puebla y murió en el levantamiento el 18 de noviembre de 1910. . . . — Map (db m123079) HM WM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — First Session of the Mexican Academy of Language
La Academia Mexicana correspondiente de la Real Española celebró en esta casa su primera sesión. 25 Sept. 1875 – 25 Sept. 1925 English translation: The Mexican Academy of Language, correspondent of the Royal . . . — Map (db m123071) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — José María Heredia
El primer poeta de América es Heredia. (…) Él es volcánico como sus entrañas y sereno como sus alturas. José Martí En conmemoración del aniversario 210 de José María Heredia. Ciudad de México, Cuauhtémoc, Distrito Federal. Julio 22 de . . . — Map (db m123073) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Juan de Dios Peza
Al inspirado cantor del hogar Juan de Dios Peza quien nació en este lugar Homenaje de El Buen Tono, S.A. MCMXXVI English translation: To the inspired “singer of the home” Juan de Dios Peza who was . . . — Map (db m123068) HM
Mexico, Ciudad de México, Ciudad de Mexico — Luis González Obregón
Esta casa fué residencia del Ilustre Investigador Mexicano Don Luis Gonzalez Obregon y donde murió el 19 de junio de 1938. Dirección de Monumentos Coloniales. 1955 English translation: This house was . . . — Map (db m123069) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Dolores Hidalgo), Dolores Hidalgo — José María Morelos y Pavón
“Que como la buena ley es superior a todo hombre, las que dicte nuestro Congreso deben ser tales que obliguen a constancia y patriotismo, moderen la opulencia y la indigencia.” José Maria Morelos y Pavón. del pueblo . . . — Map (db m123309) HM WM
Poland, Małopolska (Wadowice Powiat), Wadowice — Pope John Paul II's Former School
W tym budynku przed Wojna II Światowa mieśiła sie szkoła powszchna w ktorej w latach 1926-1930 pobierał nauki Karol Wojtyla Papież Jan Paweł

W 50 rocznice świecen . . . — Map (db m123144) HM

Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Östra Gymnasiehuset / Eastern High School building
Östra Gymnasiehuset är en del av Gråbrödraklostrets länga som avgränsade klostergården i väster. Klostermurar återstår upp till tio meter mot Gymnasiegränd. Kvar finns ett klosterrum med stjärnvalv, som anses vara dekorerat av . . . — Map (db m123067) HM
Turkey, Çanakkale (Çanakkale Merkez), Tevfikiye — 2 — The East Wall
English Text: You are now standing on the remains of the outer wall of the Greek and Roman temple precinct from the period of Troia VIII/IX (third century BCE - c. CE 500). In front of you lie the fortifications of Troia/Ilios. You . . . — Map (db m123200) HM
Turkey, Çanakkale (Çanakkale Merkez), Tevfikiye — 3 — The Northern Bastion
English Text: You are now standing on the remains of the foundations of an altar which belonged to the Greek and Roman temple of Athena (see Information-Sign 4). The remains of this temple had already been removed by stone-robbers . . . — Map (db m123228) HM
Turkey, Çanakkale (Çanakkale Merkez), Tevfikiye — B — The Pithos Garden
English Text: These large vat-like storage containers appear in the Mediterranean and Near East already in the Neolithic period along with the earliest pottery. They served primarily as a means to keep cool olive oil, wine, and grain, . . . — Map (db m123122) HM
United Kingdom, England (Greater London County), City of Westminster — Sole Survivor
Built 1625 The only Strand building to survive the Great Fire of London — Map (db m123192) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Gosport — HMS Alliance
An "A" Class Submarine HMS Alliance was one of 16 "A" Class submarines designed during the Second World War and intended for use in the Far East. Measuring 28l feet long, Alliance displaced 1,620 tons when submerged and could dive . . . — Map (db m123320) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Gosport — HMS E17 Conning Tower
To Commemorate the Unveiling of the Conning Tower of HM Submarine E17 on 24 November 1989 by the Earl of Erroll Descendent of the Commanding Officer Sir Guy Moncreiffe Thatilk — Map (db m123323) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Gosport — Resurgam — ( "I shall rise again" )
In Memory Н.М.S. A1   18.3.1904. · H.M.S. A8   8.6.1905. · H.M.S. C11   14.7.1909. · H.M.S. A3   2.2.1912. · H.M.S. B2   4.10.1912. · H.M.S. A7   16.1.1914 · H.M.A.S. AE1   13.9.1914 · H.M.A.S. D5   3.10.1914 · H.M.A.S. E3   18.10.1914 . . . — Map (db m123321) WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Gosport — Royal Navy Submarine Memorial
Those who died in RN Submarines ( the memorial lists the names of all men who died serving aboard submarines in the Royal Navy)Map (db m123324) WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Gosport — XIIth Submarine Flotilla Memorial
To the Memory of The Young Men of the XIIth Submarine Flotilla Who Lost Their Lives In The Second World War 1939-1945 That You and I Might Live In Freedom and Peace Their Names Are Inscribed on a Scroll in the Museum We Shall See, . . . — Map (db m123325) WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — 12 Inch Shell — Gunwharf Quays
The HE (high explosive) 12-inch shell was the main projectile fired by the big guns of British battleships from 1895, with gunpowder as the high pressure propellant. The shells weighed 850lbs with an effective range of five nautical miles, . . . — Map (db m123276) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — 64 Pounder Gun
64 Pounder, Rifled Muzzle Loading Gun This cast iron gun, weighing 71cwt (over 3,600 kilos), was made at the Royal Gun Factory, Woolwich in 1872. It is mounted on a traversing platform. The shell's projecting copper studs engage the grooved rifling . . . — Map (db m123393) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — 68–pdr Muzzle Loader Gun
68-pdr Smooth-Bore Muzzle Loader Gun of 96 cwt dated 1853 mounted on a standing garrison carriage. Guns of this type fired solid round-shot of spherical explosive shell; they were some of the largest iron guns to be cast and virtually the last . . . — Map (db m123378) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — 9-inch Armstrong-Fraser Gun
9-inch R.M.L. Armstrong-Fraser Gun of 12 tons, MK.III Introduced 1868 Typical of the first heavy rifled muzzle loading guns to go into general service, the pattern was based on a new principle of construction from wrought-iron sections, . . . — Map (db m123377) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — A Sad and Lonely Journey
Hulked & Rotten Row On May 14th 1883 Warrior entered Portsmouth for the last time under her own steam. In her 22 years of service, six of them in full commission and eight as a first line reserve, Warrior had sailed some 90,000 . . . — Map (db m123160) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Bandstand Field
Bandstand Field West Battery The earth banks around Bandstand Field were gun batteries, defending the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour. They form a natural amphitheatre looking out to sea. The bandstand was designed and constructed by a local . . . — Map (db m123453) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Beware of the Wolf
Britannia ruled the waves when Queen Victoria came to the throne. Wooden sailing ships were on the decline, making way for new maritime innovations like the paddle steamer, Great Western and the iron-hulled, screw driven SS Great Britain. . . . — Map (db m123173) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — British MMK1 Mine
British MMK1 Magnetic Moored Mine The MMKI Mine was designed to be laid by a surface minelayer. It is different from other British moored mines because of its oval shape, rather than the usual sphere. The mine would have been moored at a . . . — Map (db m123316) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Charles Dickens Birthplace
Charles Dickens Was Born In This House On 7th February 1812 This plaque was placed here by the Portsmouth Branch of the Dickens Fellowship in May 1978 — Map (db m123273) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Charles Napier
Charles Napier Admiral of the Blue K.C.B. Born 1786 Died 1860 Martinique · Cape St.Vincent · Acre · Ready Aye Ready To Commemorate The Untiring Efforts Of A Gallant Officer And True-Hearted Man In Advancing The Welfare Of The . . . — Map (db m123195) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Dickens Fellowship Trees
These Trees Are the Gift of The Worldwide Dickens Fellowship May 1978 — Map (db m123272) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Dockyard Railway Gate
This gate and posts are relics of the dockyard railway link that used to pass over Edinburgh Road. The track was completed in 1846 and used until 1977. The line was dismantled during the 1980s to allow for landscaping along Unicorn Road. — Map (db m123264) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — GPO K6 Telephone Box
GPO K6 (Kiosk No.6) Telephone Box In 1935, the K6 was produced to commemorate the Silver Jubilee of King George V, and was the first telephone box to be used extensively outside London – over 65,000 were built! This telephone box was . . . — Map (db m123315) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Hertha Ayrton
Hertha Ayrton was born Phoebe Sarah Marks in Queen Street, Portsea, on 28 April 1854. She was the third child of a Polish Jewish watchmaker named Levi Marks, an immigrant from Tsarist Poland, and Alice Teresa Moss, a seamstress. Her father died in . . . — Map (db m123119) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Hertha Ayrton
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United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HM Gunwharf, Portsmouth
HM Gunwharf, Portsmouth The Gunwharf was built in 1662 to enable ships’ guns, tested by the Army’s Board of Ordnance, to be fitted into the warships built within Portsmouth’s Royal Dockyard. The site was in continuous military service for over 300 . . . — Map (db m123275) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Centurion Memorial
HMS Centurion Naval Brigade North China 1900 Peit Sang Hsiku Peiyang Tientsin Erected by Admiral Sir E.H.Seymour Gcb The Captain, Officers and Ship's Company of H.M.S.Centurion. ( left side ) In Memory of The . . . — Map (db m123196) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS M.33
HMS M.33 Last Fighting Ship — Gallipoli 1915 The History of M.33 Belfast-built in 1915, the monitor HMS M.33 served Britain in peace and war. She is now one of the three remaining British fighting ships of the First World War. . . . — Map (db m123047) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Orlando Memorial
Taku Forts, Tientsin, Defence Of Legations, Pekin. H.M.S. ORLANDO NORTH CHINA 1900 Commander P.H. WRIGHT, died of wounds received at Tientsin W.GINGELL Sergt R.M.L.I. · N.BERRY Ord Killed Sir E. Seymour's Column J.W.JOHNSON Lt. SMm. · . . . — Map (db m123199) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Powerful Memorial
Erected by Captain the Hon. Hedworth Lambton C.C. Officers and Ship's Company of HMS Powerful ( back ) To the Memory of The Officers and Men Of The Naval Brigades of H.M.S.Powerful Who Were Killed In Action or Died . . . — Map (db m123197) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Royal Sovereign Memorial
Erected by the Officers and Men In Memory of Those Who Were Killed in A Gun Accident on Board H.M.S. Royal Sovereign Off Platea November 9th 1901 Whilst Discharging Their Duty Capt. H.W. Spurway H.M.A. · C. Primmer   Cm. Armp. · F. . . . — Map (db m123194) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Sirius
HMS Sirius This sculpture featuring the flagship of the first fleet HMS Sirius commemorates the courageous voyage of the fleet which departed from Portsmouth on 13th May 1787 and arrived in Sydney on Australia’s Foundation Day, 26th January 1788. . . . — Map (db m123314) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Vernon Figurehead
HMS Vernon Figurehead This figurehead originates from the fourth HMS Vernon, a 50-gun frigate that saw active service in home waters, the Americas and the East Indies between 1832 and 1848. She was then laid up in Chatham Dockyard until emerging in . . . — Map (db m123313) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — HMS Victoria Memorial
To the Officers and Men Who Lost Their Lives Onboard H.M.S. “Victoria” June 22nd 1893. Erected by the Survivors. ( lower plaque ) This Monument was removed from Town Hall Square at the request of the survivors . . . — Map (db m123198) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Homecoming
On June 16th 1987, 58 years after leaving Portsmouth a forlorn hulk, Warrior made her triumphant return - a magnificent warship once more. As she came slowly towards the entrance to Portsmouth Harbour an armada of small boats greeted her, . . . — Map (db m123056) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Isambard Kingdom Brunel
In This Street Was Born On The 9th April 1806 Isambard Kingdom Brunel the Great Engineer — Map (db m123049) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Isambard Kingdom Brunel was born in nearby Britain Street, Portsea, Portsmouth on 9 April 1806. His father, Marc, a French Refugee, and English mother Sophia, were living in Portsmouth while Marc supervised the installation of his machines for . . . — Map (db m123121) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Isambard Kingdom Brunel
Isambard Kingdom Brunel Born Portsea 9th April 1806 Unveiled by the Right Worshipful the Lord Mayor of Portsmouth Councillor Robio Sparshatt on 7th April 2006 to commemorate the bicentenary of the birth of Isambard Kingdom . . . — Map (db m123158) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Jubilee Fountain
( plaques around the fountain ) Jubilee Fountain Refurbished by Portsmouth City Council Opened by Mike Hancock CBE MP on 6th May 2011 The Queen’s Beasts The Black Bull of Clarence Heraldic Beast of Edward IV In 1982 . . . — Map (db m123270) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — King John’s Dock
In front of this board is the site of Portsmouth’s first royal dockyard built by King Richard I (1189-99) and extended and inproved by King John (1199-1216). John, King of England Born: 24 December 1166 Died: 19 October 1216 Reign: 6 . . . — Map (db m123120) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Labour of Love
In August 1979, the hulk was towed 800 miles to Hartlepool, where the world's largest maritime project ever undertaken would begin. The intention was to restore the ship as near as possible to her condition during the first commission from . . . — Map (db m123051) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Left behind by progress
Second Commission 1867-1871 When her first commission ended in November 1864 Warrior spent two and a half years in harbour undergoing her first major re-fit. On 8th July 1867 she steamed out of Portsmouth to re-join the Channel Squadron . . . — Map (db m123166) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Mark VIII Torpedo
Mark VIII 21 Inch Torpedo This torpedo was designed for use by 'O' class submarines and motor torpedo boats. First entering service in 1927, they were extensively used during World War II, and were still in use until the mid-1980's. During the . . . — Map (db m123317) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Mudlarks
‘Ere, Guv, put a penny in the mud, A penny or two won’t break yer. We’ll take all your rusty silver, And I’ll cover my face for a tanner. The nearby statue commemorates the generations of Portsea children who enjoyed mudlarking here . . . — Map (db m123319) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Noon Day Gun
The Noon Day Gun was originally fired to allow ships to check the accuracy of their marine chronometers, an instrument necessary for the accurate calculation of longitude. As light travels faster than sound observers would watch for smoke from the . . . — Map (db m123277) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Portsmouth Crimean War Memorial
( south side ) Erected in Memory of Those Brave Soldiers and Sailors Who During the Late War With Russia Died of Their Wounds and Are Buried In this Garrison H.J. Andrews. Hon Sec Sebastopol ( west side ) Sweaborg . . . — Map (db m123455) WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Portsmouth Naval Memorial
( south side ) 1914 – 1918     1939 – 1945 In Honour of the Navy and to the Abiding Memory of These Ranks and Ratings of this Port Who Laid Down Their Lives in the Defence of the Empire and have No Other Grave Than the Sea . . . — Map (db m123456) WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — RAF – HSL 102
RAF – HSL 102 “The sea shall not have them” HSL 102, built by the British Power Boat Company at Hythe in 1936, is one of only 22 100-Class High Speed Launches which were used by the RAF to rescue World War 2 airmen from the sea. . . . — Map (db m123159) HM WM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Reconstructed Well
Reconstructed Well The original well was built against the inside of the Tudor curtain wall, and was probably the Castle's first water supply. Made of chalk, it used a simple pulley block with an oak bucket counter-balanced by flints. The well was . . . — Map (db m123382) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Royal Arms of Charles II
Royal Arms of Charles II The Royal Arms commemorate improvements to the Castle made in about 1683 under the direction of Sir Bernard de Gomme, Charles II's chief military engineer. They were moved from above the original entrance to the present . . . — Map (db m123379) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Royal Visit Commemoration
This plaque Commemorates the Visit of The Queen and The Duke of Edinburgh to Southsea Castle on 29th June 1977 the day following the Silver Jubilee Review of the Fleet at Spithead — Map (db m123380) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Southsea Castle
In the spring of 1544, fearful of a French attack on Portsmouth, King Henry VII ordered work on a new castle to command the deep water channel into Portsmouth where ships came closest to the shore. Southsea Castle was completed in the record . . . — Map (db m123394) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — St. John the Evangelist
St. John the Evangelist John was a fisherman and one of the twelve apostles. He witnessed Jesus’ ministry and was inspired to write the fourth gospel so that You may believe that Jesus is the Christ the Son of God and believing this you . . . — Map (db m123274) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The Bell
The Bell After hanging in Portsmouth's Town Halls in High Street from the 17th century until 1837, this bell was later used at the Quarter Sessions (local courts), in Penny Street gaol and in Victoria Park. — Map (db m123392) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The Figurehead
The Figurehead HMS Warrior was one of the last battleships to carry a figurehead. The original was made in Portsmouth at a cost of E60, but was lost in 1868 when Warrior accidentally collided with HMS Royal Oak. The figurehead's head fell off and . . . — Map (db m123050) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The First Black Battleship
HMS Warrior was built by The Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company at Blackwall in London. Throughout 1859 and 1860 thousands of workers were employed on the hull every day. As delays to the ship increased a 24-hour work pattern . . . — Map (db m123167) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The Inscription
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United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The Keep
The Keep The stonework is largely that of the original Castle of 1544. Tudor gunports and other earty features can still be seen. The top was rebuilt in its present form in 1814, when the interior brickwork was added. — Map (db m123391) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The Old Customs House
The Old Customs House This early 19th century building was the Storekeeper's offices for this site - HM Gunwharf, Portsmouth. It became the Captain's office/HMS Vernon administrative block between 1923 and 1986 when Vernon ceased to be a separate . . . — Map (db m123318) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — The Ship Anson
The Ship Anson In 1665, Charles sent his chief engineer Sir Bernard De Gomme to Portsmouth to commence a major rebuilding programme to create a new dockyard in the Portsea area. His new development created issues with accommodation for the . . . — Map (db m123048) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Warrior – the ultimate deterrent
Fitting Out The morning after her launch, Warrior was towed to the Victoria Dock basin, where Penn's of Greenwich installed the most powerful machinery ever put in a warship. With the engines and boilers in place the masts were then lowered . . . — Map (db m123169) HM
United Kingdom, England (Hampshire County), Portsmouth — Workers Memorial Day
28th April Workers Memorial Day This Stone is Dedicated to All Workers Who Have Suffered Illness, Injury, Death or Been Killed As a Consequence of Their Work “Remember the Dead and Fight for the Living” Workers Memorial . . . — Map (db m123262) HM
Alabama (Lauderdale), Florence — First Muscle Shoals Canal/Second Muscle Shoals Canal1836-1838/1890-1918
(side 1) First Muscle Shoals Canal 1836-1838 From the earliest attempts to navigate the Tennessee River, it was known that a formidable obstacle made the passage from one end to the other almost impossible. This barrier, caused by . . . — Map (db m123352) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Jerome — The Childs-Irving Project-Hydroelectric Project
In 1900 rancher Lew Turner filed a claim for the waters of Fossil Creek; a year later, he filed a claim to the spring and headwaters that fed it. Among the possible uses he listed was the production of electric power. With a constant flow of over a . . . — Map (db m122899) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Orinda — The deLaveaga StationLandmarking Orinda's History
Did you know that Orinda once had a railroad? This building is the only remaining station of the California & Nevada Railroad. The C&N, a narrow gauge line constructed in 1890, ran 23 miles between Emeryville and Orinda hauling farm . . . — Map (db m123143) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — Rubel CastleHistoric District
Built by Michael Clarke Rubel and hundreds of volunteers, 1968 to 1986, from local river rock and salvaged materials. This property has been listed in The National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior in . . . — Map (db m123040) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 744 — Historical Site
This block is the site of: First brick school house in Los Angeles known as School No. 1, built 1854-1855; Butterfield Overland Mail Company office and corral, 1858-1861; Office of U.S. Quartermaster, 1861; Corral for camels from Fort Tejon, . . . — Map (db m123038) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — Honoring The LivesSylmar Tunnel Disaster
On June 24, 1971, an explosion and fire took the lives of seventeen construction workers building a tunnel in Sylmar, California. The tunnel was being built for the Metropolitan Water District of Southern California by the Lockheed Shipbuilding and . . . — Map (db m123043) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Malibu — 965 — Point Dume
On November 24, 1793, English explorer George Vancouver, commander of an expedition to determine the extent of settlement of the northwest coast of America, named this rocky promontory, Point Dume, after his Franciscan friend, Father Francisco . . . — Map (db m123039) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Benjamin Davis WilsonDon Benito
To the memory of Benjamin Davis Wilson, Don Benito, 1811 – 1878, pioneer trapper and settler who came to California in 1841, and in 1864 blazed the trail up this mountain which bears his name. — Map (db m123037) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Sierra Madre — Mount Wilson Trail
Made in 1864 by Benjamin (Don Benito) Wilson, to bring down timber for his ranch. Up this trail pack burros carried telescope and materials for the first Mt. Wilson Observatory, established by Harvard College in 1889. Orchard Camp (the Half-Way . . . — Map (db m123036) HM
California (San Diego), Coronado — First Firehouse Site - 1892
Coronado Historical Landmark First Firehouse Site - 1892 — Map (db m123187) HM
California (San Diego County), Coronado — "Imagine Tent City"Dedicated September 2009
On this site in 1900, Coronado Beach Company opened Tent City for vacationers on a budget. Until 1939, thousands of people from Southern California and beyond vacationed here between June and September, enjoying the fresh air, nightly concerts, . . . — Map (db m123189) HM
California (San Diego County), Coronado — Ships BellJapanese Aircraft Carrier Junyo
Presented on Behalf of Fleet Admiral C.W. Nimitz Commander in Chief Pacific Fleet by Rear Admiral W.L. Friedell Commandant, Eleventh Naval District 24 November 1945 H.I.J.M.S. Junyo Built Nagasaki Commissioned 6 May 1942 Length . . . — Map (db m123295) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — San Diego: Birthplace of Naval AviationEvolution of the Aircraft Carrier 1924 - 1940
In November 29, 1924, the Navy’s first aircraft carrier, the USS Langley, tied up to the pier at the naval air station at North Island. A converted coal transport, she had a flight deck 500 feet in length and could carry more than 30 . . . — Map (db m123044) HM
Colorado (Lake County), Climax — Water Treatment Protects Downstream Users
By the time Charles Senter staked his claims on Bartlett Mountain in 1879, the trout were gone from Ten Mile Creek. It had been altered by smelting and mining that took place long before Climax began operations. Today, the trout are back. . . . — Map (db m122749) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Union — Site of the first Meetinghouse in Union
Site of the first Meetinghouse in Union 1741 – 1844 Pastors Ebenezer Wyman 1738 – 1746 Caleb Hitchcock 1749 – 1758 Ezra Horton 1759 – 1788 David Avery 1796 – 1799 Nehemiah Beardsley 1824 – 1831 1908 — Map (db m123201) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Woodstock — Woodstock
Front Near this place, in 1636, Thomas Hooker and his party may have passed by way of the Connecticut Path, going to settle what is now Hartford. In 1674 John Eliot, Apostle to the Indians, Pastor of the First Church in Roxbury, . . . — Map (db m123401) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Brightwood — 10 — The Seventh Street TurnpikeBattleground to Community — Brightwood Heritage Trail
On July 11 and 12, 1864, this intersection was the center of the only Civil War battle fought in the District of Columbia. Here, Union sharpshooters at Fort Stevens, supported by forces across the northernmost of Washington's ring of forts, . . . — Map (db m123226) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — 2 of 16 — At the CrossroadsTour of Duty — Barracks Row Heritage Trail
The large building that wraps around this corner was constructed as a department store in 1892 by Elizabeth A. Haines. She proudly advertised it as "the largest store in the world, built, owned and controlled by a woman." Back then extended . . . — Map (db m123107) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Shaw — 3 of 19 — Howard TheatreLift Every Voice Georgia Avenue — Georgia Ave./Pleasant Plains Heritage Trail
The legendary Howard opened in 1910 as the nation’s first major theater built for African Americans. Audiences came for plays, variety shows, concerts, and movies. In the 1930s, under manager Shep Allen, the Howard became part of the . . . — Map (db m120968) HM
Florida (Hamilton County), Jasper — First Methodist Church of Jasper
First Methodist Church of Jasper Built 1878 Placed on National Register of Historical Places September 29, 1978 Presented by Hamilton County Historical SocietyMap (db m123253) HM
Florida (Seminole County), Oviedo — Lawton HouseCirca 1890
Oviedo pioneer J. H. Lee Sr. built the Lawton House in 1890 on South Central avenue near the old downtown crossroads. In 1910, Mr. Lee sold the home to his newly wed daughter Charlotte “Lottie” Lee and her husband Thomas Willington . . . — Map (db m123095) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1080 — 15th Wisconsin Infantry
15th Wisconsin Infantry. 11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863. — Map (db m123175) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-759 — 18th Indiana Battery1st Brigade - Wilder — 4th Division - Reynolds
Indiana. Eighteenth Battery. (Lilly) First Brigade. (Wilder) Fourth Division. (Reynolds) Fourteenth Corps. (Thomas) Friday, September 18th, 1863, 5 P.M. To 7 P.M. — Map (db m123041) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-668A — 19th Illinois InfantryStanley's Brigade — Negley's Division
Illinois 18th Infantry, Stanley's Brigade. During the night September 19-20, 1863. — Map (db m123177) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-670 — 21st Illinois Infantry
Illinois 21st Infantry, Carlin's Brigade. 11 A.M. September 20, 1863 — Map (db m123208) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-677 — 25th Illinois Infantry3rd Brigade - Heg — 1st Division - Davis
Illinois 25th Infantry, Heg’s Brigade. 11 A.M. September 20, 1863 — Map (db m123132) WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-681 — 35th Illinois Infantry3rd Brigade - Heg — 1st Division - Davis
Illinois 35th Infantry, Heg's Brigade. 11:00 A. M. September 20, 1863. — Map (db m123128) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-802 — 37th Indiana InfantrySirwell's Brigade — Negley's Division
(front) 37th Regiment Indiana Inft. 3rd Brig. Sirwell 2nd Div. Negley 14th Corps Thomas (back) Indiana’s Tribute To her Thirty-seventh Regiment Infantry Colonel W.D. Ward, Commanding, Third Brigade (Sirwell), . . . — Map (db m123130) WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-685 — 38th Illinois InfantryCarlin's Brigade — Davis’ Division
Illinois 38th Infantry. Carlin’s Brigade. 11:00 a.m September 20, 1863 — Map (db m123098) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1000 — 41st Ohio InfantryHazen's Brigade
41st. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Hazen's Brigade. 4:30 P. M. to 5:30 P.M. September 19, 1863. — Map (db m123136) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1013 — 65th Ohio Infantry RegimentHarker's Brigade
65th Regiment Ohio Infantry, Harker’s Brigade. 5:00 P.M. September 19, 1863. — Map (db m123212) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1015 — 74th Ohio Infantry3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. — 14th Army Corps.
Front side of Marker 74th Ohio Infantry 3rd Brigade, 2nd Division. 14th Army Corps. Reverse side of Marker This regiment, Captain Joseph Fisher commanding, took this position on the evening of September 19th, 1863, . . . — Map (db m123134) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1048 — 78th Pennsylvania Infantry RegimentSirwells Brigade — Negley’s Division
Text on the front of the monument The Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. to her 78th Infantry Regiment Lieut. Col. Archibald Kelly, Commanding. Chickamauga -- Chattanooga Sept. 18th 19th and 20th, 1863 – Nov. 23rd . . . — Map (db m123211) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-859 — 8th Kansas Volunteer InfantryWillich's Brigade — Wood's Division
Position of the 8th Kansas Vol's Sept. 20th, 1863 At 12:00 Noon — Map (db m123176) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1124 — Anderson's BrigadeHindman's Division — Polk's Corps
Anderson's Brigade. Hindman's Division -- Polk's Corps. Brig. Gen. Patton Anderson. Sept. 20, 1863, 11:30 A.M.. 7th Mississippi – Col. W. H. Bishop. 9th Mississippi – Maj. T.H. Lynam. . . . — Map (db m123062) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-562 — Carlin's BrigadeDavis’ Division — McCook’s Corps.
(left tablet) Carlin's Brigade. Davis’ Division • McCook’s Corps. Brig. Gen. William P. Carlin. Sept. 20, 1863. 21st Illinois - Col. John W.S. Alexander. Capt. Chester K. Knight. 38th Illinois - Lieut. Col. Daniel H. . . . — Map (db m123110) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1141 — Clayton's BrigadeStewart's Division — Buckner’s Corps.
Clayton's Brigade. Stewart's Division - Buckner's Corps. Brig. Gen. Henry D. Clayton. Sep. 19 1863, 4:30 P.M.., 2d Position. 18th Alabama – Lieut. Col. R. F. Inge. 36th Alabama – Col. Lewis T. . . . — Map (db m123055) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-468 — Col. Daniel H. GilmerSept. 20, 1863
Col. Daniel H. Gilmer 38th Illinois Infantry Killed Sept. 20, 1863. — Map (db m123111) WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-504 — Davis' Division, McCook's CorpsBrig. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis — Sept. 20, 1863, 11:15 A.M.
Davis' Division, McCook's Corps. Brig. Gen. Jefferson C. Davis. Sept. 20, 1863, 11:15 A.M. 1st Brigade, Col. P. Sidney Post (Guarding Train). 2d Brigade, Brig. Gen. William P. Carlin. 3d Brigade, Col. John A. Martin. . . . — Map (db m123102) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-603 — Heg's Brigade.Davis’ Division—McCooks Corps. — Col. John A. Martin.
Heg's Brigade Davis' Division—McCooks Corps. Col. John A. Martin. Sept. 20, 1863. 10 A.M., 1st Position 25th Illinois—Maj. Samuel D. Wall. Capt. Wesford Taggart. 35th Illinois—Lieut. Col. William P. . . . — Map (db m123133) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1200 — Manigault's BrigadeHindman's Division — Polk's Corps
Manigault's Brigade Hindman's Division, -- Polk's Corps. Brig. Gen. Arthur M. Manigault. Sept. 20, 1863, 11:30 A. M. 24th Alabama, Col. N.N. Davis. 28th Alabama, Col. John C. Reid. 34th Alabama, Col. John N. Slaughter. 10th . . . — Map (db m123082) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-510 — Negley's Division, Thomas' Corps.Maj. Gen. James S. Negley. — Sept. 19, 1863, night.
Negley's Division, Thomas' Corps. Maj. Gen. James S. Negley. Sept. 19, 1863, night. 1st Brigade, Brig. Gen. John Beatty. 2d Brigade, Col. Timothy R. Stanley. 3d Brigade, Col. William Sirwell. This division reported to General . . . — Map (db m123105) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-628 — Sirwell's Brigade.Negley’s Division—Thomas’ Corps. — Col. William Sirwell.
Sirwell's Brigade. Negley’s Division—Thomas’ Corps. Col. William Sirwell. Sept. 19, 1863, 5:30 P.M. 1st Position. 37th Indiana—Lieut. Col. William D. Ward. 21st Ohio—Lieut. Col. Dwella M. Stoughton. . . . — Map (db m123109) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-631 — Stanley's Brigade.Negley's Division—Thomas’ Corps. — Col. T.R. Stanley.
Stanley's Brigade. Negley's Division—Thomas' Corps. Col. T.R. Stanley. Sept. 19, 1863, 5 P.M. 1st Position. 19th Illinois—Lieut. Col. Alexander W. Raffen. 11th Michigan—Col. William L. Stoughton. . . . — Map (db m123131) HM
Georgia (Rabun County), Clayton — Rabun County Confederate Monument
We honor with affection, reverence and undying remembrance those from Rabun County who served the Confederacy 1861 – 1865 — Map (db m123086) WM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Kailua Kona — Ki'ope Pond
This sacred pond was built with lava rock and coral mortar in the mid 1800's. It once served as a bathhouse for the royal families. Fresh water empties into Ki’ ope pond through underground springs along the edges of the wall. Because of its rich . . . — Map (db m123291) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Kailua Kona — Marine Life
When the first Polynesians landed in Hawaii, most of the life they found here was unique to this place. Organisms found only in one place are called endemic — and Hawaii has one of the highest rates of endemism on the planet. The first . . . — Map (db m123294) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Kealakekua — Greenwell Store
Greenwell Store circa 1875 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Kona Heritage Store Greenwell Store est. ca. 1875 Kona Historical Society & . . . — Map (db m123293) HM
Hawaii (Hawaii County), Naalehu — Kauila and the Sea Turtles of Punalu'u
The mystical turtle, Kauila, makes her home in the Ka’u District at Punalu’u Bay. According to Hawaiian mythology, Kauila was empowered with the ability to turn herself from turtle into human form and would play with the children along the shoreline . . . — Map (db m123292) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — "...Across the Endless Sea of Mountains..."Enduring Hardships on the Lolo Trail
Look north to the ridgeline behind you and see what Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery faced on the morning of September 15, 1805. At 7 a.m. the Corps left their Colt Killed Camp near what is now the Powell Ranger Station. Hoping for a . . . — Map (db m123161) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — "...Observe the face of the country..."Lewis and Clark as Naturalists
President Thomas Jefferson, driven by a life-long passion for scientific exploration and study, instructed Meriwether Lewis to record details about the flora, fauna, geology and people of the land between the Missouri River and the Pacific Ocean. As . . . — Map (db m123162) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Lewis and ClarkSquamish Glade Camp
Sept. 13th 1805. Enroute to Pacific. — Map (db m123216) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Lewis and Clark RouteSeptember 15, 1805
Route of September 15, 1805. The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through this area on their westward journey following a route used by the Indians to reach Salmon fishing grounds in the Lochsa River. The Indian trail they were following left . . . — Map (db m123215) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Lewis and Clark RoutePacker Meadows
Captain Lewis recorded on June 29, 1806: "...at noon we arrived at the quamas flatts (sic) on the Creek of the same name and halted to graize (sic) our horses and dine having traveled 12 miles. We passed our encampment of the (13th) September at 10 . . . — Map (db m123219) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — My Name is K'useynisskitI am the Trail of the Buffalo
You can find me on the ridgeline above you. I’ve seen many pass this way, some in joy and some in sadness, some in peace and some in war. For the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) I was K’useyneisskit or ‘road to the buffalo.’ For the Selish (Salish) I was . . . — Map (db m123165) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Nez Perce Trail
On July 23, 1877, approximately 750 members of the Nez Perce Nation, with over 2,000 horses, crossed Lolo Pass to escape the pursuing U.S. Army. Leaving their homeland behind, they followed this trail across the Bitterroot Mountains in an attempt to . . . — Map (db m123218) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Nimiipuum WetesNez Perce Homeland
Living in Harmony with the Land You are standing near one of the well-worn trails and a crossroads of the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) and Selish (Salish) peoples. Year round, the Mat’alaayma Bands of the Nimiipuu lived here, wintering along the . . . — Map (db m123172) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Songs Of Sadness On This Sacred PathNez Perce Flight of 1877
In July of 1877, nearly 800 Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) people traveled with heavy hearts across the Lolo Trail above you. They did not know if they would ever return to their homes. The women sang songs of sorrow and longing. The journey began in the . . . — Map (db m123163) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — The Lolo Trail"I belong to the land from which I came." Toohoolhoolzote
(This marker is composed of two panels and is presented here as if the panels were joined.) The land today looks much the same as it did to Lewis and Clark. Today, as stewards of this beautiful land, we have an opportunity to leave a . . . — Map (db m123213) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Kooskia — Welcome to Colgate Licks
Above the parking lot is an open glade where natural mineral licks attract a variety of wildlife. These licks were named after George Colgate who was the cook for a hunting party in the early 1890s. Heavy snow trapped the group and prevented them . . . — Map (db m123164) HM
Kansas (Mitchell County), Cawker City — 36 — Waconda (Great Spirit Spring)
Many moons ago, so runs an Indian legend, Waconda, a beautiful Princess, fell in love with a brave of another tribe. Prevented from marriage by a blood feud, this warrior embroiled the tribes in battle. During the fight an arrow struck him as he . . . — Map (db m123009) HM
Kansas (Osborne County), Alton — The Historic Bohemian Hall & Cultural CenterOsborne County Historical Marker
Many Czech families, known locally as Bohemians, settled in the late 19th Century in the area of southwest Smith, northeast Rooks and northwest Osborne Counties. Interest soon developed to establish a Czech fraternal organization to strengthen the . . . — Map (db m123092) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Little Muddy — Little Muddy Community
Front Settled ca. 1800 by Rev. War veterans Thos. Carson, John Helm, & Matthew Kuykendall who received land grants for their service. These founders of Butler County served as first county surveyor, presiding justice of . . . — Map (db m123286) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Morgantown — 2379 — Bishop John Monroe Moore
Born Jan. 27, 1867, two miles NE of here. Educated in local schools. B. A. from National Normal Univ., Ohio. He taught school for 6 years. Studied in Germany and earned a Ph.D. from Yale in 1895. Began ministry in Methodist Episcopal South. . . . — Map (db m123454) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Morgantown — 1172 — Granville Allen
First Union soldier killed in west Kentucky while skirmishing on the Big Hill with CSA scouting party Oct. 29, 1861. A stone monument erected, 1894, by Granville Allen, Post 98, G.A.R., marks the place. Member of Co. D, 17th Kentucky Inf., enrolled . . . — Map (db m123459) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Morgantown — 2400 — Major Andrew Graff Hamilton
Hamilton, a leader of one of most incredible prison escapes of the Civil War, was born in Pa., Jan. 9, 1835. A Woodbury resident before the war, he joined Co. A of the 12th Ky. (Union) Cavalry, Aug. 12, 1862. Captured at Jonesboro, Tn., Aug. 1863; . . . — Map (db m123457) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Morgantown — 2461 — Maurice Hudson Thatcher (1870-1973)
Maurice Hudson Thatcher (1870-1973) Born in Chicago, Il., he moved to Butler Co. in 1874 & was educated in public and private schools here. After serving as Butler Co. Circuit Court Clerk (1893-96) he studied law and was admitted to the . . . — Map (db m123452) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Morgantown — 2427 — Morgantown / Daniel Morgan
Morgantown The county seat of Butler Co., it was originally called Funkhouser Hill. It was renamed Morgan Town in Dec. 1810 to honor Revolutionary War officer Daniel Morgan and was incorporated in 1813. It began as a settlement of . . . — Map (db m123448) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Morgantown — 1781 — William S. Taylor (1853-1928)
William S. Taylor (1853-1928) This Republican governor from Butler Co. was declared winner over William Goebel and inaugurated Dec. 12, 1899. When Democrats contested the election, controversy and extreme bitterness led to Sen. Goebel's . . . — Map (db m123445) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Rochester — 2543 — Suffolk
The town of Suffolk, originally called “Bluff,” established here by Logan Co. Court in 1803. Site recognized importance of Green River for future development of valley and State of Kentucky. The court appointed trustees: Reuben . . . — Map (db m123460) HM
Kentucky (Butler County), Woodbury — 770 — Birthplace of Hines
Capt. Thomas Henry Hines enlisted in the Confederate Army, 1861. With Brig. Gen. John H. Morgan, 1862-63. Captured, July '63, in Ohio with Morgan. Led escape from Federal prison, Nov. '63. Leader of northwest conspiracy '64. Termed most dangerous . . . — Map (db m123424) HM
Kentucky (Grayson County), Leitchfield — 589 — Courthouse Burned
Twenty-two Kentucky courthouses were burned during Civil War, nineteen in last fifteen months: twelve by Confederates, eight by guerrillas, two by Union accident. See map on reverse side. Dec. 24, 1864, a contingent of CSA Gen. Lyon's force . . . — Map (db m123438) HM
Kentucky (Grayson County), Leitchfield — 873 — Courthouse Named, 1810
For Col. William Grayson, 1740-90, aide de-camp to Gen. Washington. Lawyer; in Revolutionary Army, 1776-79; Board of War, 1780-81; Virginia Assembly and Continental Congress, 1784-87; State Convention ratifying Federal Constitution . . . — Map (db m123269) HM
Kentucky (Grayson County), Leitchfield — 1634 — Jack Thomas House
First story, east wing of house, was the earliest brick residence in Grayson County. It was built ca. 1810 by Jack Thomas, first county and circuit court clerk. He added two-story brick wing on north, Federal style. Despite alterations of the . . . — Map (db m123436) HM
Kentucky (Grayson County), Leitchfield — 1741 — Leitchfield Landmarks
Leitchfield was laid off 1810, and named for David Leitch, prominent landowner and founder of Leitch's Station. His estate gave land for Grayson's county seat. Site chosen because of fresh water springs, particularly "Big Spring" nearby. Grayson's . . . — Map (db m123434) HM
Kentucky (Grayson County), Leitchfield — 1980 — Shaw's Station / Beaver Dam Creek Baptist Church
Shaw's Station Named for Benham (Bonum) Shaw, this pioneer settlement (today's Leitchfield) was located at the headwaters of Beaver Dam Creek. This station was a stop along the important trail which ran from settlements at Nashville, Tenn., . . . — Map (db m123433) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Adairville — 1334 — Boyhood Home, 1793-1802
Rev. Peter Cartwright, 1785-1872. A dedicated itinerant Methodist preacher in Kentucky for 22 years. Saved from "sins of his youth" and “licensed to exhort" during the Great Revival of 1800. Ordained 1808. He was presiding elder for 50 . . . — Map (db m123332) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Adairville — 1252 — Dromgoole's Station
Site of station, built 1788, one of several erected in this area. James Dromgoole came from Tenn. with Philip Alston, whose daughter he had married, and settled at Alston's Station, on the Red River, about 1785. After three years he established his . . . — Map (db m123338) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Adairville — 100 — Jackson-Dickinson Duel2 Miles West
On the Jeff Burr farm in Second “Poplar Bottom” is site of the duel fought May 30, 1806. Andrew Jackson was wounded. half mile west of site is Will Tyler farm where Charles Dickinson died. Millers “Buttermilk Spring" is south on . . . — Map (db m123335) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Adairville — 71 — Red River Meeting House
Three miles east on Hwy. 663 is the site of this early pioneer church which was organized by "A Society of Presbyterians" before 1789. Rev. James McGready took charge of the congregation in 1797. It was the site of the first known camp meeting in . . . — Map (db m123339) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Auburn — 1931 — McCutchen Meadows
Earliest land grant to property is dated 1798 and signed by James Garrard, 2nd gov. of Ky. Issued to Elizabeth, widow of John McCutchen. Built by 1825, mansion originally had four rooms and wide central hall upstairs and down, with rear wing. Family . . . — Map (db m123374) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 2471 — A Civil War Skirmish/ A Future President
A Civil War Skirmish On September 30, 1862, 600 Union troops led by Colonel Benjamin Harrison came here and surprised an element of Confederate Colonel John Hunt Morgan’s cavalry, led by Captain John Baker Dortch. After a sharp skirmish, . . . — Map (db m123399) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 2480 — Bethel College / Bethel College Campus
Bethel College The school began as a Baptist-sponsored high school for boys in 1854 and was chartered as a college in 1856. It closed in 1861 due to the Civil War but reopened two years later. It continued as a four-year college until . . . — Map (db m123350) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 958 — Bowie, A Kentuckian
James Bowie, Col. of Texas Rangers and co-commander at the Alamo, was native of Logan Co. With 187 others-P. J. Bailey, D. W. Cloud, W. Fountleroy of Logan Co. among them-he chose death rather than surrender. "Remember the Alamo" was battle cry of . . . — Map (db m123373) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 1071 — Cedar House
Site of the seat of justice for all Western Ky., 1793-1798. Logan Co. citizens erected two-story, four-room house of cedar logs, 1792, for first Logan Co. sheriff, Wesley Maulding. First court was held here, 1793. Also used as inn and tavern where . . . — Map (db m123410) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 1960 — Civil Rights Activist Author / Alice Allison Dunnigan 1906-1983
Civil Rights Activist Author In 1948, Alice Dunnigan was first black reporter on campaign trail with a president--Truman. Under Presidents Kennedy and Johnson, she was member of President's Committee on Equal Opportunity. Author of: A . . . — Map (db m123369) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 74 — Confederate State Convention
Here November 20, 1861, Confederate leaders from 64 Kentucky counties seceded from the Union. The state was admitted as the 13th into the Confederate States of America Dec. 10, 1861. — Map (db m123371) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 1138 — County Named, 1792
For Gen. Benjamin Logan (1743-1802), pioneer and Indian fighter who called the Danville Assembly, 1784, leading to ten conventions preceding Kentucky's separation from Virginia, 1792. Logan served as a delegate in all ten, later in the legislature. . . . — Map (db m123395) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 658 — Governor's Corner
Home of Gov. John Breathitt, born 1787, Va. Came here, 1800. Lawyer, Legislator. Elected Lieut. Gov., 1828, and Governor, 1832. He was advocate of need for preserving Kentucky's valuable documents. He wrote: "There is a laudable solicitude to know . . . — Map (db m123361) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 1260 — Governors from Logan
Seven residents of Logan County became governors in four states: KY.     John Breathitt 1832-34     James T. Morehead 1834-36     John J. Crittenden 1848-50     Charles S. Morehead 1855-59 FLA.     Richard Call 1836-39, 41-44 ILL. . . . — Map (db m123397) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 871 — John Littlejohn
Born Eng., 1756, came America, 1767. Became Methodist preacher at age 20, riding the circuits in Md., Va., Ky. Came to Louisville from Leesburg, Va., 1818. Moved Warren Co., Ky., and then 7 miles south of Russellville in 1822. Died in 1836 after 60 . . . — Map (db m123367) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 2275 — John Littlejohn Cemetery
Burial place of John Littlejohn, esteemed Methodist preacher. He came to Russellville in 1822 and conducted camp meetings, services, & ministered throughout Logan Co. While he was a sheriff in Virginia, during the War of 1812, he was entrusted by . . . — Map (db m123402) HM
Kentucky (Logan County), Russellville — 2218 — Lewis and Clark in Kentucky / Death of Meriwether Lewis
Lewis and Clark in Kentucky William Clark's 1809 Visit William Clark, coleader of the famous Lewis & Clark Expedition, visited Russellville with his family October 3-7, 1809, while traveling to Louisville and farther east. Benjamin & . . . — Map (db m123376) HM

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