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By J. Makali Bruton, July 17, 2019
Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue Marker
El Salvador, San Salvador — Coronel Arturo Castellanos Avenue
Gobierno de San Salvador Otorga un merecido homenaje con el nombramiento de la Avenida Coronel Arturo Castellanos Diplomático y militar salvadoreño, cuyo heroísmo durante la II Guerra Mundial es recordado entre la . . . — Map (db m136851) HM WM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Kitzingen — Evang.-luth. Stadtkirche / Protestant Lutheran City Church
Ehemalige Ursulinenkirche Saalbau mit barocker Westfassade 1686-1689 von Antonio Petrini erbaut.

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Former Ursuline Church, hall-style construction with a baroque west facade; built by . . . — Map (db m136552) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Stadtkreis Bamberg), Bamberg — Franziskanerkirch / Franciscan Church
Hier stand die Franziskanerkirch mit Kloster, früherer Sitz der Tempelherren, die Kirche wurde im Jahre 1812 abgebrochen.

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Here stood the Franciscan church and monastery, formerly . . . — Map (db m136549) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Arrival of the Carmelite Order

To commemorate the arrival of the Carmelite Order in Ireland Leighlinbridge 1271

Jubilee 2000 ———————— Comoradh ar theacht na Mbrathar mban go Heirinn . . . — Map (db m136334) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Birthplace of John Tyndall FRS1820-1893

Experimenter & Educationalist

Light Pipe : IR Analysis : Respiration Analyser — Map (db m136205) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Brian Mulroney Ancestral Home Visit

Planted 12 July 1991 by the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney Prime Minister of Canada to mark the occasion of his visit to his ancestral home. . . . — Map (db m136332) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Cardinal Patrick Francis Joseph Moran(1830-1911)
. . . — Map (db m136351) HM
Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Culm Crusher

Now part of our industrial heritage, culm crushers are remnants of the coal mining industry in the Coal Measures Hills of the 19th and early 20th centuries. Concentrated mostly in the areas around Old Leighlin and Castlecomer, they were a . . . — Map (db m136345) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 5 — Gairdín cuimhneachain / Garden of Remembrance

Déantar cuimhneachán ar go leor daoine áitiúla móra le rá anseo. Ach bealach ar leith atá sa Mheilteoir Colmais chun comóradh a dhéanamh ar shaol laethúil mhuintir eile an tsráidbhaile.

D'úsáid siad an chloch ollmhór ar chúis . . . — Map (db m136446) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — 6 — Gairdín na nDealbh / Sculpture Garden

Déantar cuimhneamh i nGairdín na nDealbh ar thriúr de na mic ba mhó le rá i Leithghlinn an Droichid: John Tyndall, Comhalta den Chumann Ríoga, arbh é an chéad duine a chruthaigh gurb ann don larmhairt Cheaptha Teasa, an Cairdinéal . . . — Map (db m136426) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Ireland's First Toll Bridge1335

The Kavanaghs dominated this area. To use the bridge The Crown paid Black Rent

Safe shall sail Through life's gale, From the Quay of Leighlin, O. Rowan McCombe. — Map (db m136199) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — John Tyndall(1820-1893) — Man of Science —

The story of John Tyndall is one of courage, passion and idealism. A story of the highest personal success achievable by any person of humble beginnings in his time. — Map (db m136381) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Leighlinbridge Malt Houses

Supplied malt to breweries & distilleries of Ireland via the navigable River Barrow

As we're tied, Side by side, At the Quay of Leighlin, O. — Map (db m136201) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Myles Walter Keogh(1840-1876)

The Colonel from Leighlin who died in one of the greatest battles to grip the public imagination, The Battle of the Little Big Horn or what became known as Custer's Last Stand. — Map (db m136355) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nicholas Aylward Vigors FRS1785-1840

Zoologist & Scientific Reformer

founder of Zoological Society & First Secretary 1826

Ornithological Researches — Map (db m136206) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Nurse Margaret Kehoe

In Memory Of Nurse Margaret Kehoe Orchard, Leighlinbridge. Born on 17th March 1867 who was shot dead while carrying out her duties at The South Dublin Union (St James Hospital) on Easter Monday April 24th . . . — Map (db m136335) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — River Barrow / An Bhearú

Second longest river in Ireland, 192 km, one of the Three Sisters

Whilst we lie Snug and dry, At the Quay of Leighlin, O. — Map (db m136200) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — Sisters of Mercy1910 - 2010

A Tribute to the Sisters of Mercy in Leighlin in Appreciation of their service to the community since 1910 — Map (db m136331) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — The Tyndall WayAn Sli Tyndall

From 1837-39 John Tyndall and his sister, Emma travelled the River Barrow towpath to Ballinabranna school, 4 miles distant. On the way they would occasionally join with their teacher, John Conwill who lived near the towpath at Rathornan and . . . — Map (db m136347) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — welcome to leighlinbridge - the garden village

Leighlinbridge enjoys a range of gardens, built and designed by the local community to commemorate various aspects of village life over the years.

The Millenium Garden, located on Ballyknockan Hill, was built to celebrate the New . . . — Map (db m136384) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Leighlinbridge — World War I Memorial1914 - 1918

[County Carlow Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m136343) WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — Doyle Family Shoeing Stone

This shoeing stone has been in the Doyle Family of the Moate for five generations and has been donated by them to the people of Rathvilly ———————— The shoeing stone was . . . — Map (db m136195) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — Kevin Gerard Barry

H. Company 1st. Batt. Dublin Brigade I.R.A. of Tombeach in the Parish of Rathvilly Born in Dublin 20th. January 1902 Taken in Action against British troops 20th September 1920 Hanged in Mountjoy Jail 1st. November 1920 . . . — Map (db m136190) HM WM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — RathvillyCarlow Towns and Villages — Ireland's Ancient East —

Rathvilly nestles at the foothills of the Wicklow Mountains on the River Staney in the lush, green landscape of Ireland's Ancient East. The name Rathvilly derives from the Irish for 'Ring Fort of the Trees'. The village and its surrounds has a . . . — Map (db m136197) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Carlow), Rathvilly — The Rathvilly Rose

To Mark The 50th Anniversary Of Rathvilly All Ireland Tidy Town Win In 1961 This Plaque Was Unveiled On The 18th June 2011 By The Minister For The Environment Mr Phil Hogan TD . . . — Map (db m136193) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Halla an Bhaile / The Tholsel

Halla an Bhaile Ó dá fhocal sa sean-Bhéarla, "tol" agus "sael", a chiallaíonn 'halla cánach', a thagann ainm an fhoirgnimh is suntasaí ar an tSráid Ard.

Tógadh Halla an Bhaile thart ar 1578 agus atógadh i 1761 é. D'fhreastail . . . — Map (db m136706) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Ireland's Medieval Mile

Tholsel High Street's most significant building, gets its name from the old English words "tol' and "sael" meaning the hall of taxes. The Tholsel was erected circa 1578 and re-built in 1761. It has served Kilkenny as a meeting place, a . . . — Map (db m136798) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Kilkenny Historic Sites

Ceantar an Bhaile Aird Bhí tógáil ballaí baile ina-gné lárnach ag luathfhorbairt Chill Chainnigh, a bhí faoi thionchar na Normannach agus cuireadh tús leis thart ar an mbliain 1240. Tá ag Cill Chainnigh trí limistéar mhúrtha: . . . — Map (db m136518) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — STATHAM-FORD Special

On this site the famous STATHAM-FORD Special racing car was designed and constructed in 1929 — Map (db m136789) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — STATHAM'S By Pembroke Kilkenny

OUR HERITAGE

The three highly successful Irish International Grand Prix held in Dublin's Phoenix Park between 1929 and 1931 led to races being held on street and road circuits throughout Ireland.

For those that could not afford a . . . — Map (db m136790) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Teach Archer / Archer House

Teach Martin Archer, a bhfuil a arnas le [illegible words] scríbhinne

Insignia Martin Archer...Kilkenniensis ————————————— The house of . . . — Map (db m136515) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — The Tholsel Renovation

Following the fire of 20th September 1985 this building was renovated under the guidance of Cllr. Michael I. McGuinness Mayor 1985-86 and Cllr. Margaret Tynan Mayor 1986-87 and re-opened 19th Feb. 1987 — Map (db m136787) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — Thomas Moore

Kilkenny Theatre founded by Richard Power

Thomas Moore 1779 - 1852 The Bard of Erin performed here 1802 - 1819 — Map (db m136737) HM

Ireland, Leinster (County Kilkenny), Kilkenny — William F. Roe1904-1982

Electrical Engineer

born Kilkenny

Rural Electrification in Ireland — Map (db m136795) HM

Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — Sarcophagus LidAdorned With a Gorgon's Head
This Sarcophagus lid is decorated at both ends by mythological Gorgon heads in relief. Marble The Late Roman period (2nd - 3rd centuries CE)Map (db m136545) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — The Caesarea Nymphaeum
The nymphaeum was the public fountain that stood at the center of ancient Caesarea as one of the city's main monuments, and was situated at the intersection where the city's main street meets the Herodian port. The nymphaeum had a decorative . . . — Map (db m136550) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — The Chariot-RacesThe Carceres
From the starting gates (carceres), chariots dashed counterclockwise on a seven-lap race whose finishing line was situated in front of the officials' tribune. The sharp curve at the turning posts (meta prima and meta secunda), . . . — Map (db m136054) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — The Governor's Palace Baths
This bathhouse is the only important remain of the private wing of the Byzantine governor's palace, almost entirely destroyed by the construction of the medieval fortifications. — Map (db m136543) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — The Harbor "Sebastos"
The construction of the harbor was a far reaching enterprise, involving artificial islands built in the open sea and serving as bases for piers and breakwaters. Apparently, the raw materials and technology came with the Roman engineers sent by . . . — Map (db m136547) HM
Israel, Haifa District, Caesarea — The Palace Vaults
These four long, parallel vaults, opening onto the west through a portico, first served as substructures of the Roman financial procurator's palace. In a later stage, a large ornamented hall was added in front of the vaults converted into warehouses. — Map (db m136542) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Birthplace of Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora
En esta casa nacio Manuel Gutierrez Zamora Agosto 24 de 1813 English translation: In this house was born Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora August 24, 1813 — Map (db m136433) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Birthplace of Salvador Díaz Mirón
En esta casa nacio Salvador Diaz Miron el 14 de dicembre de 1853. English translation: In this house was born Salvador Díaz Mirón on December 14, 1853. — Map (db m136438) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Captain Fernando Siliceo y Torres Merchant Marine Academy
Escuela Náutica Mercante Cap. Alt. Fernando Siliceo y Torres En el marco del centenario de la fundación de esta honorable escuela, un reconocimiento perenne a los Capitanes Fernando Siliceo y Torres y Marcelino Tuero Molina por su . . . — Map (db m136557) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Commemoration of 100 Years of Mexican Marine Unions
1915 2015 Homenaje a los hombres que tuvieron la visión de crear la grandeza de esta organización. Conmemoracion de cien años de sindicalismo marítimo 15/Febrero/1915 Union de Marineros y Fogoneros del Golfo de Mexico Presidente . . . — Map (db m136397) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Death of Aurelio Monfort
El H. Ayuntamiento de Veracruz rinde homenaje al policía municipal "Aurelio Monfort" caído heroicamente en cumplimiento de su deber para con la patria Victima de las balas del ejercito invasor el 21 de abril de 1914 Noviembre de 1982 . . . — Map (db m136517) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Founding of Villa Rica de la Veracruz
Villa Rica de la Veracruz 475 Años 1519-1994 Primer Ayuntamiento de América Continental Este monumento que levanta aquí el H. Ayuntamiento de la Historica y Heroica Ciudad de Veracruz Para conmemorar los 475 años de la fundación de . . . — Map (db m136463) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Heriberto Jara Corona
Heriberto Jara Corona 1879-1968 Diputado Constituyente por el Estado de Veracruz 1917 Gobernador Constitucional del Estado de Veracruz 1924-1927 Primer Secretario de Marina del Gobierno de la Republica 1940-1946 El pueblo y el . . . — Map (db m136748) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Lebanese Immigrants to Mexico
En memoria de los Emigrantes Libaneses que llegaron a México a fines del siglo XIX y la primera mitada del siglo XX. Los nombres que aparecen en este muro fueron proporcionados por los integrantes de la colectividad mexicana de . . . — Map (db m136248) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Luz Nava
1953 1956 H. Ayuntamiento de Veracruz La Institucion de la Superacion Ciudadana rinde homenaje a la desaparecida profesora Luz Nava como reconocimiento a su generosidad y a las obras humanitarias que realizo de las cuales es ejemplo el . . . — Map (db m136442) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Mail and Telegraph Building
Correos y Telegrafos El edificio de Correos y Telégrafos forma parte del conjunto arquitectónico de inmuebles proyectados a fines del siglo XIX sobre los terrenos ganados al mar, estas obras fueron inauguradas el 6 de marzo de 1902 . . . — Map (db m136448) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora
En esta casa murió Manuel Gutierrez Zamora. Marzo 21 de 1881. English translation: In this house died Manuel Gutiérrez Zamora. March 21, 1881. — Map (db m136398) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Monument to Spanish Exiles in Mexico
España 1939 ∙ Mexico 1989 Gracias Mexico Emigracion Republicana Española Junio 1989 Pueblo libre de Mexico: Como en otro tiempo por la mar salada, te va un rio español de sangre roja, de generosa sangre desbordada. Pero . . . — Map (db m136464) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Rafael Solana Salcedo
En esta casa nacio el 7 de Agosto de 1915 Rafael Solana Salcedo Dramaturgo y periodista Homenaje de la peña taurina que lleva su nombre Agosto 7 de 1990 English translation: In this house was born on August 7, 1915 . . . — Map (db m136556) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — The Central Square, Municipal Palace and Cathedral
Zócalo, Palacio Municipal y Catedral 500 Años Veracruz ∙ Puerta de Mar ∙ 1519-2019 Esta es la plaza fundacional de Veracruz. Desde sus orígenes y durante la época colonial fue una explanada frecuentemente utilizada para . . . — Map (db m136401) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — The Convent of San Agustín
Convento de San Agustín El convento de la Compañía de Jesús fue de las primeras construcciones en mampostería de la Nueva Veracruz, se inició su obra en 1625. Los jesuitas fundaban colegios para educar y formar jóvenes entre ellos los . . . — Map (db m136555) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — The Hemicycle to Juárez
Hemiciclo a Juárez “Ahoguemos nuestras discordias y que un mismo interés nos una, la independencia de Mexico; una misma bandera nos guie, la de la Republica Mexicana.” Discurso pronunciado por Don Benito Juarez, el 31 de . . . — Map (db m136553) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — The Plaza of the Republic
Plaza de la República 500 Años Veracruz ∙ Puerta de Mar ∙ 1519-2019 Es en el año 2014 que se define adosarla longitudinalmente a los edificios porfirianos, generando un gran parque lineal de más de 320 metros de longitud, . . . — Map (db m136521) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — The Venustiano Carranza Lighthouse
Faro Venustiano Carranza La dirección de faros conocida en la actualidad como el Faro Venustiano Carranza fue proyectado y realizado por dos ingenieros, Salvador Echegaray y Lattine. Forma parte de los edificios que junto don la . . . — Map (db m136249) HM
Mexico, Veracruz (Municipality of Veracruz) — Witnesses of the Future
“Testigos del Futuro” El contratista britanico Weetman D. Pearson presenta al entonces Presidente de Mexico Porfirio Diaz, el proyecto que cristaliza la modernización del muelle del puerto artificial de Veracruz. . . . — Map (db m136801) HM
Poland, Małopolska (Kraków Powiat), Kraków — In Memory of the Bosak Family
Pamięci Rodziny Bosaków Mieszkańców Kazimierza לזכר בני משפחת בוסק תושבי . . . — Map (db m135927) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company
Dedicated to the memory of those employees of the Alabama Dry Dock & Shipbuilding Company the known and unknown service men who lost their lives in World War II (51 names) — Map (db m136754) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — The Five Crommelin Brothers of Alabama
Graduates of the United States Naval Academy who distinguished themselves in the service of our country Their valor glorifies Alabama It is with great civic and patriotic pride that we dedicate this tribute — Map (db m136755) WM
Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Tristan de Luna y Arellano1519–1573
Spanish conquistador who in the summer of 1559 led a large fleet to the northern Gulf Coast in the earliest grand attempt to colonize the area for Spain. He sailed into Mobile Bay in August 1559 with 11 ships, more than 500 soldiers, 1000 men, . . . — Map (db m136742) HM
Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Bertha Pleasant Williams LibraryRosa L. Parks Avenue Branch
Bertha Pleasant Williams Library Rosa L. Parks Avenue Branch has been placed on the Alabama Register of Landmarks & Heritage by the Alabama Historical Commission October 25, 2018 — Map (db m136278) HM
Arizona (Apache County), Saint Johns — Lyman DamOn The Colorado River
The original dam at this site was destroyed in the spring floods of April, 1915. With the loss of eight lives and severe damage to farmlands. It was rebuilt with loans from the state of Arizona. — Map (db m136234) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Prescott — The Historic Yavapai County Courthouse Plaza Fountain
Arriving from New York on July 13, 1910, "Lady Ermintrude" graced the Courthouse Plaza for more than 60 years. Over time, the fountain began showing signs of wear and, in 1976, was removed and placed in storage at the Sharlot Hall Museum.
In . . . — Map (db m136155) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — In Memoriam (NSGW WWI Memorial)
In Memoriam of the boys of this district who made the supreme sacrifice Dedicated Sunday July 10th 1921 by Claremont Parlor No. 240 N.S.G.W. and affiliated organizations

This plate donated by H.T. Burns — Map (db m136739) WM

California (Contra Costa), Pittsburgh — Port Chicago Naval Magazine
For more than a half-century, Port Chicago Naval Magazine has been a major port for the shipment of munitions to U.S. forces serving overseas. The Navy created the munitions-loading complex next to the town of Port Chicago as an annex to the Mare . . . — Map (db m136861) HM WM
California (Contra Costa County), Moraga — Hacienda de las Flores
In 1857, Lot No. 1, a quarter section of Rancho Laguna De Los Palos Colorados was bought by a squatter, Jesse Williams, from Jose de Jesus Moraga. In 1906, the land was then purchased by Manuel Lucas and 10 years later, 20 acres were sold to . . . — Map (db m136516) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Orinda — The Crossroads
Orinda's Theatre District, historically known as the Crossroads, was developed in the early 20th century after homes were built around the established ranches. More families, such as the Bryants, settled or built summer homes here. It is . . . — Map (db m136738) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburgh — (Port Chicago) Disaster
Here, at 10:08 p.m. on July 17, 1944 one of history's most powerful man-made, non-nuclear disasters obliterated two cargo ships, killed 320 men, and wounded hundreds. It was the worst stateside disaster of World War II. The cause of the explosion is . . . — Map (db m136870) HM WM
California (Contra Costa County), Pittsburgh — Dangerous Work
July 17, 1944 was a typical day at Port Chicago Naval Magazine. Men of the Merchant Marine and the U.S. Navy Armed Guard prepared the empty, brand new SS Quinault Victory for loading on one side of the pier and prepared the nearly full SS . . . — Map (db m136868) HM
California (Kern County), Bakersfield — Haggard House
The first thing I remember knowing was a lonesome whistle blowing And a youngun's dream of growing up to ride On a freight train leaving town not knowing where I'm bound And no one could change my mind but Mama tried -From Mama Tried, . . . — Map (db m136236) HM
California (Kern County), Tehachapi — Early Settlements in The Tehachapi AreaOak Creek, Williamsburg, Greenwich, Tehachapi
Green Street was named for Peter D. Greene, who came to the Tehachapi Area in 1856, when he set up camp in Mormon Gulch near Tehachapi where he prospected for gold (named after a company of Mormons who had previously prospected for gold there.) He . . . — Map (db m136213) HM
California (Lake County), Upper Lake — The West Side of Main Street
From the late 1860's to the present day businesses have come and gone in Upper Lake. At the time of the 1924 fire the concrete building at 9449 Main was Doc Niderost's Home Pharmacy complete with soda fountain. It not only survived the fire . . . — Map (db m136514) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — An Unforgettable Day1999 U.S. Women’s World Cup Team
On July 10, 1999, the U.S. women’s soccer team secured a win for the ages at the Rose Bowl. On a sweltering day before a sellout crowd of 90,185 — the largest ever to watch a women’s-only event — the U.S. posted a 5-4 shootout . . . — Map (db m136525) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 1854 Flagpole
1854 Flagpole The original flagpole was constructed from a single Oregon pine tree reaching a height of 113 feet. When first erected in the 1860's during a patriotic “Flag War” with the Central Pacific Railroad, it was considered . . . — Map (db m136275) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Eagle Theatre
Eagle Theatre Est. 1849. This replica is on the site of the original Eagle Theatre. Built in 1849, it was the first structure in California constructed specifically as a theatre. The Theatre was a canvas covered timber structure with a false . . . — Map (db m136274) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — First Transcontinental Railroad Groundbreaking Site
First Transcontinental Railroad Groundbreaking Site At this location on January 8, 1863, Governor Stanford surrounded by politicians and locals, announced the start of the United States’ first transcontinental railroad. You are standing at . . . — Map (db m136272) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Jane Norris
Jane Norris 1832-1899 On April 11, 1865, a Sacramento woman hatched a secret plan to celebrate the end of the Civil War. Upon learning of Robert E. Lee's surrender to Northern troops, Jane Norris marched to the state capitol's construction . . . — Map (db m136563) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Sacramento City Cemetery / People of the Cemetery
Sacramento City Cemetery Welcome to Sacramento's Historic City Cemetery. Established in 1849, it fulfilled the needs of a rapidly growing city. It is located on some of the highest ground in the city to protect it from the annual flooding of . . . — Map (db m136280) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Sacramento's Original Level
As you gaze down, you look back in time at Sacramento's original level. The building that once stood here was probably raised in the 1860s, creating this courtyard and providing access to hollow sidewalk segments. Imagine how easily flood waters . . . — Map (db m136276) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 173408 — Theodora Tiffee Purkitt, M.D.
. . . — Map (db m136562) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — Veteran of Foreign Wars Memorial
To those gallant hero’s who sacrificed their lives that we might live. — Map (db m136561) WM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Midori Hotelc. 1928
Formerly Hotel Lafayette

This building is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Uptown Tenderloin Historic District — Map (db m136519) HM

California (Ventura County), Port Hueneme — Alaska Flight 261 Memorial
January 31, 2000 at 4:22 PM, Alaska flight 261 ended off Anacapa Island. The flight was en route from Puerto Vallarta, Mexico to San Francisco and Seattle. This monument honors and remembers for all time the eighty-eight passengers and crew members . . . — Map (db m136211) HM
California (Ventura County), Port Hueneme — 37 — Hueneme Slough
W. B. Moranda Park was constructed over the former Hueneme Slough, or lagoon. High tides created this 8-acre body of water surrounded by cattails (tules) making it a haven for water fowl. The Ventura County Railroad crossed the slough on a trestle . . . — Map (db m136194) HM
California (Ventura County), Port Hueneme — 57 — Point Hueneme LighthouseHueneme: “Resting Place”
As early as 1857, the need for a lighthouse at Point Hueneme to mark the eastern Santa Barbara Channel entrance was recognized. In March 1873 Congress appropriated funds for a light station and a 60-acre lighthouse reservation at Point Hueneme. In . . . — Map (db m136203) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — The Elliott Coues House
The Elliott Coues House has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m136874) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Godey's Lime Kilns1833 - 1908
These kilns were used as late as 1908, supplying Washington with a fine grade of lime. The limestone was brought from quarries just beyond Seneca, Maryland over the C & O Canal. — Map (db m136875) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Mahaning Heights — 15 — "We're Not Forgotten"A Self-Reliant People — Greater Deanwood Heritage Trail —
Formerly known as the Bladensburg Piscataway Road, Minnesota Avenue has long served as an eastern gateway into Washington. Since the original wooden Benning Road Bridge across the Anacostia River was erected nearby in 1800, countless people have . . . — Map (db m136184) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Mayfair — Mayfair Mansions/Albert I. CassellAfrican American Heritage Trail, Washington, DC — 3819 Jay Street, NE —
Mayfair Mansions, completed in 1946 on the site of the old Benning Race Track, was one of the city's earliest garden apartment developments. The 500-unit, first-class complex was designed by Howard University Professor of Architecture Albert I. . . . — Map (db m136186) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — The Paving Stone Archaeological SiteVirginia Avenue, SE
Diagonal Virginia Avenue, SE and rectangular Virginia Avenue Park are two of the many features that characterize the L'Enfant Plan. Eventually, cut granite block paving stones were installed on Virginia Avenue, SE and most likely due to the . . . — Map (db m136584) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Navy Yard — Virginia Avenue Tunnel (1906-2015)Virginia Avenue Tunnel
As automobile and streetcar use increased during the early 20th century, at-grade railroad crossings created safety hazards throughout the city. To address this issue, the newly formed Philadelphia, Baltimore & Washington Railroad extended the . . . — Map (db m136835) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Southwest — William Syphax Public School
William Syphax Public School, built in 1902 to serve African American children under the city's then-segregated school system, honored the first president of the Board of Trustees of the DC Colored Schools. The original building was designed in . . . — Map (db m136836) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), U Street Corridor — Evans-Tibbs House
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m136838) HM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Cdr. Jim HallHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
The Freedom Tree with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind This tree is dedicated to Cdr. Jim Hall And all Prisoners of War And Missing in Action 1973 — Map (db m136101) WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Cdr. Peter SchoeffelHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
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Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Chapel of the High-Speed PassHistoric Landmark
Although much of the military infrastructure and facilities still remain after the closure of NAS Cecil Field in 1999, the base chapel has come to be recognized as the physical embodiment of the “Spirit of Cecil Field” defined by . . . — Map (db m136258) HM WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCdr. Denver KeyHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
The Freedom Tree with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind This tree is dedicated to LCdr. Denver Key and all Prisoners of War And Missing in Action 1973 — Map (db m136176) WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCdr. James SullivanHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
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Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCdr. Lee ColeHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
The Freedom Tree With the vision of universal freedom for all mankind This tree is dedicated to LCdr Lee Cole and all Prisoners of War And Missing in Action 1973 — Map (db m136637) HM WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCdr. Michael HoffHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
The Freedom Tree with the vision of universal freedom for all mankind This tree is dedicated to LCdr. Michael Hoff and all Prisoners of War and Missing in Action 1973 — Map (db m136103) HM WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCdr. Phil CraigHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
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Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — LCdr. Randolph FordHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
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Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Lt. Carl WielandHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
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Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Lt. Steve MusselmanHero’s Walk and Freedom Trees — POW-MIA Memorial and Museum —
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Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Operation Desert Shield 1990/Operation Desert Storm 1991
America’s strength lies in the men and women who prepare to defend the ideals of this great country to the fullest. The highest sacrifice anyone can make is to give one’s life so that universal freedom throughout the free world remains steadfast. . . . — Map (db m136285) WM
Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — Vietnam POW*MIA MemorialPOW-MIA Memorial and Museum
Dedicated to those Killed in Action, Missing in Action, Prisoners of War and Veterans who served in Southeast Asia, 1960 – 1973. — Map (db m136160) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Flight 93Summerset, PA — Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709 —
Flight 93 0842 – United Airlines Flight 93 departs Newark Airport for San Francisco. 0930 – Passengers using cell phones call family members and inform them the plane they are on has been hijacked, their families tell . . . — Map (db m136712) HM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — September 11, 2001We Remember — Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709 —
The Elks are distinctly American and as such we have linked the destiny of our order with the destiny of our country dedicated to those that lost their lives that day. To those that responded and saved thousands, and to our Military which fought . . . — Map (db m136669) HM WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — Veterans MemorialElks Club Palm Coast # 2709
All gave some – Some gave all As long as there are Elks Veterans will never be forgotten Dedicated to the memory of all who Proudly served and protected their country. — Map (db m136664) WM
Florida (Flagler County), Palm Coast — World Trade CenterNew York, NY — Elks Club Palm Coast # 2709 —
World Trade Center New York, NY *0846 – Hijacked American Airlines Flight #11 is crashed into the World trade Center Tower #1 *0903 – Hijacked United Airlines Flight #175 is crashed into the World Trade Center Tower #2 . . . — Map (db m136705) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Benjamin Field/George N. Benjamin b 1859 d 1926
Benjamin Field In 1896, this land was gifted to the City of West Tampa as a public park by George N. Benjamin, a prominent entrepreneur & early West Tampa leader. The park was built & 2 year later it was used by Theodore Roosevelt & the . . . — Map (db m136019) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Oaklawn and St. Louis Cemetery
This hallowed ground, set aside as a town burial site in 1850 for rich and poor, whites and slaves alike, is the resting place for many of Tampa's founding fathers, mayors, and county officers.

This cemetery serves as the resting place for a . . . — Map (db m135975) HM

Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Oaklawn Cemetery
This hallowed ground set aside as a town burial site in 1850 "for whites & slaves alike" is the resting place for many of Tampa's founding fathers, mayors, and county officers. A governor of Florida, two Supreme Court Judges, framers of all . . . — Map (db m135974) HM
Florida (Indian River County), Vero Beach — F-1022 — Historic Hallstrom Farmstead
In the early 1900s, Swedish immigrant and horticulturist Axel Hallstrom sought the warm climate of Florida for his wife's health and moved to this area to from tropical trees and fruits. He first planted pineapples on his new farmstead, in the area . . . — Map (db m136027) HM
Florida (Indian River County), Vero Beach — F-1023 — The Bridges
A parade of Model T automobiles crossed the first bridge to span the Indian River on Labor Day 1920. This made Vero the first community with a bridge to Orchid Island. Made of sabal palm pilings and rough-cut planking, it began on the mainland side . . . — Map (db m136026) HM
Florida (Jefferson County), Waukeenah — 175th Anniversary of the Waukeenah United Methodist Church
175th Anniversary of the Waukeenah United Methodist Church

In the year 1837, the Waukeenah United Methodist Church was established. It began as the Waukeenah Methodist Episcopal Church. The story of the Waukeenah United Methodist Church . . . — Map (db m136051) HM

Florida (Lake County), Montverde — F-1013 — Harper House
Built in the late 1870s, this house is the oldest building in Montverde. Pioneer merchant and citrus grower Reuben Wyatt Harper purchased it in 1891 after moving to Lake County from Alabama. At first, Harper ran a store and the town's first post . . . — Map (db m136021) HM
Florida (Martin County), Stuart — F-1004 — Golden Gate Building
(Side 1) Built in 1925 by R.l. Robb Construction Co. for the Golden Gate Development Company, this building is one of Martin County's most distinctive historical structures. The two-story, trapezoidal building was designed in the . . . — Map (db m136029) HM
Florida (Osceola County), Kissimmee — F-1031 — Historic St. John's Episcopal Church
This Carpenter Gothic style church was completed in 1889. Originally located in downtown Kissimmee on the northwest corner of Sproule Avenue and Mitchell Street, the church was dedicated by Bishop Edwin Gardner Weed in 1890. Electricity had not yet . . . — Map (db m136022) HM
Florida (Pasco County), Dade City — F-186 — Christmas Day, 1835
On Christmas Day, 1835, Major Francis Langhorne Dade and his command of 111 men bivouacked near here by Fort King Road, which stretched 125 miles from Fort Brooke (Tampa) to Fort King (Ocala). Three days later, at a point about twenty miles north of . . . — Map (db m136460) HM
Florida (Pasco County), San Antonio — Joseph J. "Joe" Herrmann 1912-2002/Edward J. "Eddie" Herrmann 1936-2017
Joseph J. "Joe" Herrmann Lucius Herrmann, a baker, who emigrated from Germany in 1900, married Helen Veronica McSweeney in Ohio in 1911. They settled in San Antonio, Florida, in 1925. In 1935, their son, Joe Herrmann, married Rose, the . . . — Map (db m136017) HM
Florida (Pinellas County), Safety Harbor — Safety Harbor Historical Site: Safety Harbor Log Cabin
This log cabin is the oldest building in Safety Harbor and the oldest log cabin in Pinellas County that is still standing in its original location. The oldest section of the building is believed to have been built circa 1870 with bricks dated as . . . — Map (db m136151) HM
Florida (Sarasota County), Sarasota — Bee Ridge Woman's Club
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The Bee Ridge Woman's Club has been an integral part of the growth and development of the Bee Ridge community, providing social outlet, community pride, and staunch support for many public interest projects since the early 1900s. . . . — Map (db m136014) HM

Florida (Sarasota County), Sarasota — Wilson Family and Home
(Side 1) The Wilson House is significant as an example of early Sarasota architecture and as the home and medical office of C.B. Wilson. In 1877, A.M. “Gus” Wilson settled in Miakka, then part of Manatee County. He served . . . — Map (db m136015) HM
Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — F-1020 — Model Land Company National Register Historic District
(Side 1) Early Spanish colonists settled in this area in the 1700s and used it for small-scale farming. By 1720, in order to improve St. Augustine's defenses, settlers built the Rosario and Cubo defense lines though the area. By 1737, a . . . — Map (db m136032) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Bethune Beach — F-940 — Bethune-Volusia Beach
(Side 1) When Daytona Beach was founded in 1876 two of its founders, John Tolliver and Thaddeus S. Gooden, were African American. Over the years, Jim Crow laws changed the state drastically, and by the 1920s, African Americans were banned . . . — Map (db m136030) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1952Ormond/Daytona Beach
Sportsman cars (formerly Sportsmen’s) ran in same race with Modified’s Modified-Sportman race had 118 starting drivers with 1st 11 finishers in modifieds. Roll bars became mandatory. Tim Flock finished 1st but disqualified for improper (wooden) . . . — Map (db m136170) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1953Ormond/Daytona Beach
All starting positions determined by speed in measured mile on beach straight. Modified – Sportsman race had 136 cars take green flag and massive pileup on first lap. 85 cars failed to finish. Top 10 finishers were modifieds. Cotton Owens . . . — Map (db m136174) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Racing on the Beach 1954Ormond/Daytona Beach
1st Speedweek triple header. Top 50 finishers in Friday’s Sportsman race would run with Modifieds on Saturday when 104 cars started . Dick Kaufman 1st stock car racer fatality on beach. Sunday’s Grand National race saw Lee Petty declared winner . . . — Map (db m136312) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Daytona Beach — Seabreeze High School
Seabreeze High School Erected in 1916 on this location served the Daytona Beach Peninsula Service Terminated 1983 — Map (db m136288) HM
Florida (Volusia County), Ormond Beach — Vietnam VeteransIn Memory of Our Volusia County Fallen Heroes
Henry L. Allen * Charles R. Beall * George A. Birdwell * David W. Branch * Daniel S. Brooker * George K. Brown * William L. Brown * Ceasar Bryant * Charles E. Cherry * Billy M. Crawford * James E. Cummings * William J. Deuerling * Rudi H. Duschek * . . . — Map (db m136691) WM
Florida (Volusia County), Palm Coast — The PentagonElks Club Palm Coast # 2709
Washington, DC - Arlington, VA Killed: 125   Injured: 106 * 0937 – Hijacked American Airlines Flight 77 is crashed into the west side of the Pentagon. 1010 – After sustaining extensive damage from the plane crash and massive . . . — Map (db m136711) HM WM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-1098A — The Wounding of Hood Site
To Spot Where General Hood Was Wounded. — Map (db m136485) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-423N — To Capture of Nine Union Guns
To Place of Capture of Nine Union Guns — Map (db m136471) HM
Georgia (Catoosa County), Fort Oglethorpe — MT-617A — To Where Lytle Fell
To Point Where Lytle Fell.......1/8 mile — Map (db m136482) WM
Georgia (Cobb County), Marietta — Georgia Anti-Lynching Memorial
In respectful memory of the thousands across America, denied justice by lynching; victims of hatred, prejudice, and ignorance. Between 1880-1946, ~570 Georgians were lynched. — Map (db m136757) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Juvenile Court of Cook County BuildingHuehl + Schmid, Architects
The first Juvenile Court in the world was established in Chicago in 1899. From 1907 to 1921 it was housed in this building located across the street from Hull-House. The structure was the first to combine a juvenile court woth a detention home for . . . — Map (db m136209) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Trinity Slovak Lutheran Church
This memorial spire and cross is erected to the Glory of God in salutary tribute to the memory of our founders and to all who have dedicated themselves to the mission of this church upon its 75th anniversary. On October 8, 1893, our pioneer . . . — Map (db m136423) HM
Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — Col. William R. Morrison
William R. Morrison, destined to be elected a Colonel during the American Civil War, was of Scotch-Irish descent, born on September 14, 1824. Although raised on a farm, upon his father's remarriage following the death of William's mother, they moved . . . — Map (db m136540) HM
Illinois (Pike County), Aladdin — Illinois
The fertile prairies in Illinois attracted the attention of French trader Louis Jolliet and Father Jacques Marquette as they explored the Mississippi and Illinois Rivers in 1673. France claimed this region until 1763 when it was surrendered to Great . . . — Map (db m136729) HM
Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — John R. Kissinger1877 - 1946 — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient "Quiet Hero - Few Know His Name" —
John R. Kissinger, who lived in Huntington in his latter years, became the first volunteer to subject himself to the bite of an infected mosquito (1900) in an experiment to identify the cause of "Yellow Jack" (Yellow Fever). This successful . . . — Map (db m135771) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — From Settlement to State ParkStone State Park
People have always been attracted to the loess Hills, with their rich natural resources and beautiful landscape. Native peoples, explorers, early settlers, and modern man have gathered across, settled upon, and enjoyed these lush lands. . . . — Map (db m136493) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Geology WondersStone State Park
"Today we work the land, or perhaps we should say the land works for us. It grows our food, supports our building, provides row materials for our industries, absorbs our wastes, and stores our water supplies. Therefore, we need to understand . . . — Map (db m136524) HM
Iowa (Woodbury County), Sioux City — Native Peoples of the LoessStone State Park
Prehistoric hunter-gatherers traveled these hills more than 13,000 years ago, finding all they needed to sustain their nomadic bands. They were followed by Archaic and Woodland cultures, which formed more permanent camps and cultivated crops. . . . — Map (db m136492) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Augusta — 750 — A Foster Inspiration
Stephen Collins Foster, as youth, visited here, May 1833. His uncle, Dr. Joseph S. Tomlinson, was then President of Augusta College. The musical, harmonious voices from the old Negro church on the hill floated softly over the town. “It can . . . — Map (db m136271) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Augusta — 1213 — Bracken County Wine
During the 1870s, leading wine-producing county of US, furnishing over 30,000 gallons annually, half the entire national production. Germans, finding soil here similar to that in France and Spain, brought grape cultivation and wine production to . . . — Map (db m136283) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Augusta — 861 — Bracken County, 1796
Formed from parts of Campbell and Mason. Named for William Bracken, hunter, fisherman, Indian fighter, came here 1773. Birthplace of John Gregg Fee, founder of Berea College, 1855. Birthplace and home of Dr. Joshua Taylor Bradford, . . . — Map (db m136282) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Bradford — 2288 — Bradford Schoolhouse
A rare example of a one-room schoolhouse. First through eighth grades, with about 25 children per year, were taught by one teacher. This schoolhouse was used until 1929. In Kentucky there were an estimated 6,752 one-room schoolhouses in 1901, and . . . — Map (db m136270) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Foster — 1614 — Kenton Ambushes Indians
In summer of 1793 Indians crossed Ohio River, hid canoes at mouth of Holt’s Creek, site of Foster, and proceeded to Bourbon County to steal horses. Simon Kenton secured a small group to ambush them on their return. After lying concealed for four . . . — Map (db m136268) HM
Kentucky (Bracken County), Germantown — 2076 — John Gregg Fee / Arnold Gragston(1816–1901) /                                
John Gregg Fee. Fee received degree from Augusta College; went to Lane Theological Seminary. Had spiritual experience which began career as nationally known and determined abolitionist. A founder of Berea College who wanted low-cost . . . — Map (db m136344) HM
Kentucky (Bullitt County), Shepherdsville — 1296 — L & N Bridge - Civil War
Destroyed 3 times by CSA. Partially razed on Sept. 7, 1862, by troops under Col. John Hutcheson. During the occupation of Shepherdsville, Sept. 28 Braxton Bragg's troops again destroyed it, but new bridge was up by Oct. 11. After Battle of . . . — Map (db m136632) HM
Kentucky (Christian County), Hopkinsville — 1269 — Bethel College
Organized by the Bethel Baptist Association and opened in 1854 as Bethel Female High School. Used by CSA as hospital during Black Measles epidemic, 1861-1862. Bethel Women's Jr. College, 1917. Closed 1942-1945; rooms rented to Camp Campbell Army . . . — Map (db m136778) HM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 780 — Civil War Terrorist
Champ Ferguson born here in 1821. Guerrilla leader with Confederate leaning, but attacked supporters of both sides thruout Civil War in southern Ky., Tenn. Over 100 murders ascribed to Ferguson alone. Hunted by both CSA and USA. Taken after end of . . . — Map (db m136581) HM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 1619 — Clear Fork Baptist Church
Front Isaac Denton, Sr., first preacher in region, 1798. He founded the Stockton Valley Church, 1801, and constituted Clear Fork Baptist Church, April 1, 1802; founded Stockton Valley Assn., 1805. Organized first school in area, 1806. . . . — Map (db m136773) HM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 811 — County Named, 1835
For DeWitt Clinton, 1769-1828. In New York Senate, nine years; U.S. Senate, 1802-03, where he introduced XII Amendment, present method of electing U.S. president, vice president. Mayor, New York, nine years; leader, tax supported school movement. . . . — Map (db m136583) HM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 597 — 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. The courthouse at Albany was burned by guerrillas late in . . . — Map (db m136768) HM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 1306 — Governor's Birthplace
Thomas E. Bramlette born near here on Jan. 3, 1817. State legislature in 1841. Appointed by Gov. John Crittenden as the commonwealth's attorney, 1848. Circuit judge, 1856-1860. Accepted Federal Army commission in 1861. Raised and commanded 3rd Ky. . . . — Map (db m136585) HM
Kentucky (Clinton County), Albany — 1516 — Pioneer Settler
William Wood (1773-1851), native of Virginia, was a founder of Cumberland and a leader in Clinton Co. He represented Cumberland Co. (when Clinton was part of it) in the General Assembly for 23 years. One of the founders of Clear Fork Baptist Church, . . . — Map (db m136771) HM
Kentucky (Crittenden County), Dycusburg — 1210 — Crittendon Furnace
Built a mile west by Gideon D. Cobb in 1847, 9 feet across inside, 30 feet high, charcoal-fueled, with steam-powered machinery. In 1855 made 1300 tons of iron. Named for newly formed county, it was last of several ironworks operated by the Cobb . . . — Map (db m136457) HM
Kentucky (Estill County), Irvine — 1507 — Battle of Irvine
Only Civil War battle in this area. Col. John S. Scott, CSA, and troops arrived here July 30, 1863, with plan to capture 14th Ky. Cavalry. Held Irvine only a few hours. Col. W. P. Sanders, USA, and his force pursued Scott, capturing some of rear . . . — Map (db m136806) HM
Kentucky (Estill County), Irvine — 1219 — County Named, 1808
For Captain James Estill, gallant soldier and frontiersman. Fought one of bloodiest Indian battles, Estill's Defeat, on March 22, 1782, in what is now Montgomery County. He and 7 of his 25 pioneers were killed in violent combat with a band of . . . — Map (db m136805) HM
Kentucky (Estill County), Irvine — 1922 — Estill Seminary / Collegiate Institute
Estill Seminary This site approved for Jefferson Seminary by act of Ky. General Assembly in February 1798. Name was changed to Estill Seminary, February 3, 1816. Trustees given authority to sell half of unclaimed lands, granted for educational . . . — Map (db m136807) HM
Kentucky (Estill County), Irvine — 199 — Irvine
Named, 1812, for Col. Wm. Irvine, member from Madison Co. of 1787 and 1788 conventions that sought separation from Va. and statehood for Ky.; member of Constitutional Convention, 1799. "He had strong hold on affection of people. Few have gone to . . . — Map (db m136804) HM
Kentucky (Estill County), West Irvine — 639 — Lookout Mountain Hero
In that crucial battle of the Chattanooga campaign, Nov. 25, 1863, Capt. John C. Wilson and 5 others from Estill Co., of 8th Ky. Inf., answered call for volunteers to plant U.S. flag on Lookout Mtn. Reaching summit in sight of both armies, they . . . — Map (db m136803) HM
Kentucky (Estill County), West Irvine — 810 — Station Camp
Indian Trading Post and camping ground. Called "Ah-wah-nee," a grassy place, by the Shawnees who hunted here and obtained their lead supply in this vicinity. In 1769, Daniel Boone, Squire Boone, and Joseph Proctor were first of many pioneers to use . . . — Map (db m136802) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), Eminence — 2043 — Eminence College Site / Rev. W.S. Giltner                                   / (1827–1921)
Chartered as a high school by Kentucky Legislature in 1856. The school had trustees Dr. D. Porter, S.T. Drane, Morris Thomas, Preston Thomas, James Drane, W. B. Wilson, and W. J. Mason. In 1861, the name Eminence College conferred on it. Men . . . — Map (db m136246) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), New Castle — 549 — Civil War Actions
On Sept. 21, 1862 CSA cavalry under Maj. George M. Jessee, a native here, attacked provost marshal Robert Morris’ home guard. Guards surrendered men, horses and 300 stand of arms. Dec. 13, 1864 Maj. Jessee and Confederate forces were . . . — Map (db m136191) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), New Castle — 805 — County Named, 1798
County named, 1798, for Patrick Henry, 1736-99, patriot, orator. “Give me liberty or give me death.” Va. House of Burgesses, 1765, the Continental Congress, 1774-76; Gov. of Va., 1776-79 and 1784-86. Opposed Va. ratification of U.S. . . . — Map (db m136188) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), New Castle — 122 — Drennon Springs
Discovered and used by Indians for medicinal properties. Claimed by Jacob Drennon & Matthew Bracken, July 26, 1773. On April 1, 1785, Patrick Henry, Governor of Va. issued to George, Rogers Clark a patent for 400 acres including the springs. . . . — Map (db m136237) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), New Castle — 2524 — Grand United Order of Odd FellowsWashington Lodge #1513
The Grand United Order of Odd Fellows (GUOOF) was formed in 1843; virtually all other fraternal organizations of the era were whites-only. The GUOOF provided vital support to its members and the local black community following the Civil War. . . . — Map (db m136171) HM
Kentucky (Henry County), Pleasureville — 852 — Dutch Colony Here
In 1780 communal colonists came from Pennsylvania to Mercer County, Kentucky. In 1784 thirty of the families came here, purchased 10,000 acres from Squire Boone. Lived in log fort. Managed by Abraham Banta, George Bergen made trustee later. . . . — Map (db m136247) HM
Kentucky (Jackson County), Gray Hawk — 697 — Warrior's Path
Along War Fork Creek, two miles east, coursed a primeval trail between the Shawnees of Ohio and Cherokees of east Tennessee. The Indians called it Athiamiowee, Path of the Armed Ones. On English map, 1755. Path was followed by Gabriel Arthur, when . . . — Map (db m136644) HM
Kentucky (Jackson County), McKee — 1145 — County Named, 1858
For Andrew Jackson, the 7th US President, 1829-37, first to be elected from west of Appalachians. First Representative in Congress from Tenn., 1796-97. In US Senate twice, 1797 and 1823. Victorious commander at New Orleans, 1815. County formed from . . . — Map (db m136788) HM
Kentucky (Laurel County), London — 1176 — Laurel County
Formed in 1825 out of portions of Clay, Rockcastle, Whitley, and Knox counties. The abundance and beauty of laurel shrub impressed the early pioneers so much that they named the county for it. Dr. Thomas Walker's party, exploring for the Loyal Land . . . — Map (db m136800) HM
Kentucky (Lawrence County), Louisa — 887 — Giant Cooling Tower
Completion of this tower in 1962 was a historic event. First of its kind in Western Hemisphere and the largest capacity of any single tower in the world when it was built. The concrete, natural draft, hyperbolic structure cools 120,000 gallons water . . . — Map (db m136663) HM
Kentucky (Livingston County), Smithland — 1675 — Mantle Rock (1/2 Mile)
During winter of 1838-1839, the Cherokees were forced to leave their Smoky Mountain homes for Oklahoma territory. Mantle Rock, a 40-foot sandstone arch, was used for shelter on their "Trail of Tears." Since the icy Ohio River had no ferry traffic, . . . — Map (db m136462) HM
Kentucky (Magoffin County), Salyersville — 901 — Ivy Point Skirmishes
During Civil War the Union Army's 14th Ky. Inf. operated in this area to scout and protect east Ky. On Oct. 30, 1863, 160 of these troops under Lieut. Col. Orlando Brown, Jr. repulsed Confederates here and captured 50 prisoners. Another skirmish . . . — Map (db m136734) HM
Kentucky (Martin County), Warfield — 726 — Warfield / A Warfield Skirmish
Warfield First Martin County seat, 1870. Established about 1850 as a coal, salt and lumber community by George Rogers Clark Floyd and John Warfield of Va. mountains. Products shipped by river boats to Catlettsburg. Floyd was son of one . . . — Map (db m136653) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Dover — 496 — Castro-Metcalfe Duel(Casto-Metcalfe Duel)
On the Ohio River shore near here one of the last duels fought in Kentucky under the “code duello” took place on May 8, 1862 between William T. Castro, former Maysville mayor, and Col. Leonidas Metcalfe, U. S. Army, Son of former . . . — Map (db m136295) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Dover — 1439 — Dover Covered Bridge500 ft. South
One of the oldest covered bridges in Kentucky still in use. Erected in 1835, it was originally a toll bridge. The 62-foot span was built in an unusual Queenspost truss design similar to early barn construction. Major repairs were made by Bower . . . — Map (db m136339) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Mays Lick — 1828 — Childhood Home of Dr. DrakePioneer Doctor and Educator
Dr. Daniel Drake (1785-1852) came to May’s Lick with his parents at the age of two. He described this area in Pioneer Life in Kentucky. After studying medicine with Dr. William Goforth (Cincinnati), he was first resident doctor of May’s . . . — Map (db m136360) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Maysville — 1244 — Mason County, 1788
Established by the Va. Legislature, original county taken from Bourbon; included area of 16 present-day counties and parts of 3 others. Named for George Mason, Virginian, author of the Va. Declaration of Rights, 1776, foundation for the US . . . — Map (db m136415) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Maysville — 144 — Maysville Road
Built by “Maysville and Washington Turnpike Company,” incorporated January 29, 1829. First four mile stretch, Maysville to Washington, was earliest macadamized road in Kentucky and country west of the Alleghenies. Completed . . . — Map (db m136413) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Maysville — 138 — Simon Kenton’s Station
About ½ mile west is site of camp made by Simon Kenton and Thomas Williams in the spring of 1775. They left this camp in the fall and visited stations in area. Kenton returned to camp in 1784, and brought with him a group of his family . . . — Map (db m136411) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Minerva — 2207 — Bracken Baptist Church
Church constituted in 1793 by the Rev. Lewis Craig, leader of the “Traveling Church.” Bracken Baptist Association also formed here in 1799. The congregation divided over slavery in 1805, with each faction having own pastor. . . . — Map (db m136342) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Sardis — 695 — Morgan’s Last Raid
On tragic last Kentucky raid, CSA Gen. John H. Morgan and Raiders entered state June 1, 1864, took Mt. Sterling June 8, lost it on 9th, took Lexington on 10th, and Cynthiana on 11th. USA under Gen. S. G. Burbridge defeated CSA next day. . . . — Map (db m136357) HM
Kentucky (Monroe County), Flippin — 1394 — Famous Tree / Indian Creek Church
Famous Tree In 1894, a huge Tulip Poplar tree was felled about 1½ miles south of this site. It measured 11 feet in diameter, 35 feet in circumference. Two six-foot saws were welded together to cut it. A four-foot log from the tree was . . . — Map (db m136484) HM
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 815 — County Named, 1822
For Daniel Morgan, 1736-1802. Born N.J. Moved to Va. Pontiac's War and Dunmore's expedition to Pa., 1774. Attack on Quebec, 1775. Colonel in command of Va. corps of 500 sharpshooters at Saratoga, Oct. 1777. A master of military art. As Brig. Gen. . . . — Map (db m136867) HM
Kentucky (Morgan County), West Liberty — 512 — West Liberty~Civil War
The first important engagement in eastern Kentucky occurred here on Oct. 23, 1861. USA forces led by Brig. Gen. Wm. Nelson surprised enemy under Capt. Andrew J. May. Civilian secessionists were captured and jailed Unionists released. Confederate . . . — Map (db m136703) HM
Kentucky (Nelson County), Bardstown — 2546 — One Room School House
Side 1 This log school house (circa 1840) was located 1 mile from Cox's Station which was the first fort built in Nelson County. The 1882 Precinct Map shows the original location of school in the midst of agricultural fields, not in . . . — Map (db m136736) HM
Kentucky (Nelson County), Bloomfield — 2249 — Ham Brown Log Cabin
Prior to the Civil War, Ham Brown was “a free man of color.” On May 21, 1866, he purchased the cabin in Bloomfield and it remained in his family until 1980. Ham, a shoemaker, and Adeline Brown had seven children. Vacant and in disrepair, . . . — Map (db m136828) HM
Kentucky (Nelson County), Bloomfield — 1077 — Romantic 1825 Tragedy
(Front) Jereboam Beauchamp and wife Anna buried here in same coffin at own request. To avenge her alleged seduction by Col. Solomon Sharp, Beauchamp murdered him at Sharp's Frankfort home, 1825. Beauchamp and Anna were held in Frankfort . . . — Map (db m136823) HM
Kentucky (Nelson County), Bloomfield — 2228 — Walnut Groves Farm
Front Established in 1818 when Samuel Boone Merrifield and his wife, Frances Bemiss, purchased 333 acres on Simpson Creek. Farm was originally a 1,000-acre Virginia land grant, signed by Governor Patrick Henry, to Thomas Lewis on June 1, . . . — Map (db m136826) HM
Kentucky (Nicholas County), Carlisle — 1764 — Carlisle Passenger Depot
Built in 1912 by L & N soon after original frame depot burned. The Lexington and Maysville Railroad was completed to Carlisle by 1871; railroad joined L & N system, 1891. Land donated for depot by thirteen citizens and businesses in 1882. Depot . . . — Map (db m136708) HM
Kentucky (Owen County), Owenton — 2521 — Vice Admiral William A. “Mose” Lee Jr.
Lee was born on May 11, 1888, in Owen County. In 1904, he entered the US Naval Academy. He earned a position on the Navy Rifle Team and eventually the National Rifle Team. Lee graduated in 1908 and served as an inspector of ordnance. While . . . — Map (db m136266) HM
Kentucky (Robertson County), Ewing — 18 — Blue Licks Battlefield
On Aug. 19, 1782, between this hill-top and Licking River a bloody battle was fought by Kentucky pioneers against a superior force of Indians and British-Canadians. — Map (db m136359) HM
Kentucky (Robertson County), Mount Olivet — 816 — County Named, 1867
County named, 1867, for George Robertson, 1790-1874. Born in Kentucky. In Congress, 1817-21, sponsored organization territory of Arkansas. Ky. Legislature eight years, six as Speaker: promoted the common school system. Member Ky. Court of . . . — Map (db m136349) HM

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