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Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — The Mary Crowley MonumentOur Heritage
The Mary Crowley monument is the first public monument in honour of a Canadian-born female. It was erected in 1870 following a unanimous vote of the Nova Scotia Legislature. "Mary E. Crowley lies beneath this sod, a victim to fraternal love, having . . . — Map (db m140763) HM
Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Thinkers' Lodge
English: In 1957, at the height of the Cold War, the first Pugwash Conference on Science and World Affairs took place in this serene setting. Hosted by philanthropist Cyrus Eaton, top-level scientists from both sides of the Iron . . . — Map (db m140759) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — John William Ritchie(1808-1890)
English: A gifted lawyer, legislator, and judge, this Father of Confederation helped pave the way for Nova Scotia's reluctant entry into the new Dominion. He was a member of this colony's legislature and served as solicitor . . . — Map (db m140961) HM
Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — William Henry Chase1852-1933
English: A native of Kings County, Chase made his fortune as a shipper of potatoes and apples, warehouse developer and speculator in Annapolis Valley fruits. Active in the Nova Scotia Fruit Grower’s Association, he initiated apple . . . — Map (db m141002) HM
Prince Edward Island (Prince County), Summerside — Salute to the Prince Edward Island Railway
The Prince Edward Island Railway began operating in 1875. Its establishment was accomplished largely through the efforts of two Summerside brothers, James Colledge Pope, who was Premier when the Railway Bill was passed in 1871, and William Henry . . . — Map (db m141019) HM
Prince Edward Island (Prince County), Summerside — The Railway Station
The Prince Edward Island Railway was established in 1871. By 1874 there were 70 stations across the Island, including an open-ended "Terminal" Station about a mile north of the Summerside harbour. A track ran down to the waterfront where the . . . — Map (db m141017) HM
Prince Edward Island (Queens County), Charlottetown — A BIG Year / Une année CRUCIALE
English: 1864 was an important year in Charlottetown. The Charlottetown Conference, held in September, gave delegates from Nova Scotia, New Brunswick, Prince Edward Island and the colony of Canada one week to meet, share ideas, . . . — Map (db m141114) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Forcheim), Forchheim — Blaue Glocke / The Blue Bell
Erbaut im Jahre 1712 vom Vorchheimer Glockengießer Johann Conrad Roth Am 20. Juli 1815 von Gastwirt Heinrich Bayer aus Vorchheim für 2050 Gulden gekauft und heißt seit dieser Zeit Gasthaus Blaue Glocke

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Built in the . . . — Map (db m141074) HM

Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Forchheim), Forchheim — Georg Mayer-Franken
Geburtshaus des erfolgreichen Sohnes unserer Stadt Georg Mayer-Franken Kunstmaler und Professor an der stadt. Malschule in München 15. März 1870 - 18. März 1926

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(English translation:)

Birthplace of . . . — Map (db m141135) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Beenarourke — Com an Chiste

Taistealaithe oíche

Tá sé seo an cheann de na háiteanna is fearr ar Domhan le bheith ag féachaint ar réaltaí na spéiew an oíche.

Is é[?]an Kerry International Dark Sky Reserve an chéad cheantar sa leathsféar . . . — Map (db m140708) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Caherdaniel — Bóthar an Ime / Bóthar an ChuinsailéaraButter Road / Daniel O'Connell's Road

Bóthar an Ime / Bóthar an Chuinsailéara

Tá aithne forleathan ar an mbóthar seo, a bhí in úsáid san ochtú agus sa luath-naoú chéad déag, faoin dá anim seo. Iompraíodh im ó Chiarraí Theas ar an mbóthar seo go dtí margadh an ime i . . . — Map (db m140842) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Caherdaniel — The Sun / An ghrian

Diameter 1.4 million km or 100 Earth diameters

Model Size 76.2 cm

Distance from Earth: 150 million km or Astronomical Unit (1 AU)

Orbit Period: 27 days

Atmosphere: mostly Helium and Hydrogen

Surface Temperature: . . . — Map (db m140847) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Derrynane More — Teach do laoch / Home for a heroTeach Dhoire Fhíonáin / Derrynane House

Sárstátaire Éireannach Bhí bá ar leith ag Dónall Uí Chonaill, 'an Fuascailteoir' agus athair ghluaiseacht neamhspleáchais na hÉireann le Doire Fhíonáin. Ba é an stocaireacht a rinne sé ba chúis le hachtú Acht Fhuascailt na . . . — Map (db m140797) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Charlie Chaplin

Fear na scannan cara an choireáin a chaith blianta shona inár measc. For the man who made the movies speak in the hearts of millions Charlie spent many years in our midst as a welcome and humble guest and friend of . . . — Map (db m140959) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Commercial Cable Company1884 - 1962 — Waterville Station —

This is the main entrance to the Cable Station property. This station operated 6 cables to America, 4 cables to the U.K. and 2 to France. Together with its sister companies it relayed cablegrams worldwide.

The company broke . . . — Map (db m141068) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Dr. Thomas George Millerick 1864-1898

Dr. Millerick served this community with great diligence for 11 years from 1887 until his death in 1898 at the age of 33. He is buried at Abbey Island, Derrynane in the O'Connell family plot.

Derrynane Dispensary Committee . . . — Map (db m140949) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Iveragh Lodge

Built in 1858, as a shooting lodge, by J. Clemanti.

The Commercial Cable Company purchased the lodge in 1884 for the superintendent's residence and as the company's first office.

The office was later enlarged by an . . . — Map (db m141081) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Iveragh Lodge • Commercial Cable Company 1st OfficesCommercial Cable Company • 1899-1964 — Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail .1857-1966. Stop WV8 —

Superintendent's Residence

Take a moment to read the adjacent commemorative plaque for information on the heritage of this house.

In addition to the Superintendent's residence the grounds also included the Bachelor's . . . — Map (db m141086) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Latitude 51 49' 50"·54 N. Longitude 10 10' 15"·5 W.

Determined in 1892 by Herbert Hall Turner and Henry Park Hollis Royal Observatory, Greenwich and Prof. Clement H. McLeod McGill . . . — Map (db m141094) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Latitude and Longitude Stone 1892Changing the Clocks of North America & Beyond! — Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail .1857-1966. Stop WV9 —

Erected by the Commercial Cable Company in the 1890's to mark Waterville Cable Station's participation in the 1892 international project with Greenwich Observatory and McGill University, to determine the longitude of . . . — Map (db m141096) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — Mick O'Dwyer

Born 9th June 1936 Birthplace Waterville, Co. Kerry

Parents John O'Dwyer and Mary Galvin Married Mary Carmel O'Sullivan on 20th Feb 1962 Family Four sons: John, Michael, Robert and Karl ---------------- . . . — Map (db m140960) HM

Ireland, Munster (County Kerry), Waterville — New OfficeCommercial Cable Company • 1899-1964 — Atlantic Telegraph Cables Trail • 1857-1966 • Stop WV7 —

This building, designed by renowned Irish architect J.F. Fuller FSA, housed the offices of the Commercial Cable Company from 1899 to 1964. Worldwide telegraphs were received and transmitted from here. Waterville was one of the . . . — Map (db m141069) HM

Israel, Northern District, Migdal — Discoveries at MagdalaMagdala is a place of many treasures
English Text: The Magdala stone: A three-dimensional model of the Temple on which the holy scrolls were placed, was found inside the synagogue. Four miqva'ot: Purification baths fed by underground water sources are unique compared . . . — Map (db m140979) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — History of Magdalac. 200 BC / c. 20-60 AD / 67 AD / c. 100 AD / c. 200 AD
English Text: c. 200 BC Magdala is established, likely through Hasmonean influence (Jewish families), during the Hellenistic period. c. 20-60 AD Magdala develops from a small village into a prosperous city known for fish . . . — Map (db m140983) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
The main axis of this complex is a north-south street that divides two buildings. There are two types of contexts here: housing units in the southern area are constructed simply with blocks of basalt stone and limestone walls. To the east ands west . . . — Map (db m140857) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
The building has peculiar architectural elements, and the existence of groundwater was key for locating the miqwa'ot. The analysis of the architectural plan and the building system suggests that this ritual space on the outside had similar . . . — Map (db m140867) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — House of Miqwa'ot
The Jewish communities of Israel in the Second Temple period used unique water installations called miqwa'ot, which enabled them to maintain ritual purity. According to the Halakhah (Jewish law), religious people should immerse into . . . — Map (db m140973) HM
Israel, Northern District, Migdal — Magdala's Hall of FameFamous feet walked these shores
English Texts: Magdala was the hometown of Mary Magdalene - one of Jesus' most faithful followers. Luke 4:15, Matthew 4:23; 9:35; Mark 1:39 "Jesus went throughout all Galilee, teaching in their synagogues and proclaiming the good . . . — Map (db m140982) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Barracks of the Queen's Dragoons
. . . — Map (db m141122) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Benito Juárez ParkSan Miguel de Allende - El Corazón de México
Parque Benito Juárez Parque Juárez fue construido en uno de los sitios más bellos de San Miguel, dedicado desde hace varios lustros a la recreación de la comunidad. Durante las centurias virreinales, a este paraje histórico le . . . — Map (db m140849) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — El Chorro NeighborhoodSan Miguel de Allende - El Corazón de México
Barrio del Chorro Es uno de los sitios históricos más importantes de la ciudad. Se relaciona a las fundaciones que se vivieron entre 1542, 1548 y 1555, durante el proceso de conquista y colonización española de los territorios del . . . — Map (db m141083) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Juan José Martínez
Aquí nació Juan José Martínez Pípila Soc. Amigos de San Miguel Allende Juan Jose de los Reyes Martinez “El Pipila” 1782-1863 25 de julio de 1963 Homenaje a Juan Jose de los Reyes Martinez Amaro . . . — Map (db m141093) HM WM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Site of the Primitive Post Office
. . . — Map (db m140862) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Tomás Delgado Diosdado"Manito"
La Empresa, Amigos y la Afición rinden merecido Homenaje al ex-novillero sanmiguelense Tomás Delgado Diosdado “Manito” Quien lidio 9 novilladas en la Plaza México, y ha sido promotor y maestro del toreo. San Miguel de . . . — Map (db m141134) HM
Mexico, Guanajuato (Municipality of Allende), San Miguel de Allende — Villa Zacateros
Villa Zacateros Hotel Boutique & Mexico Propiedad constiuida a principio del siglo XVIII Catalogada como monumento histórico por el Instituto Nacional de Antropología e Historia (INAH) English: This property was . . . — Map (db m140852) HM
Spain, Catalonia, Barcelona — Antoni Campillo i Matheu
(Catalan:)

El Rd. Doct. Antoni Campillo i Matheu 1698 - 1779

Illustre historiador arxiver i diocesà Visqué i morí en aquest carrer

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(English translation:)

Dr. Antoni . . . — Map (db m141119) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Andreu Nin
(Catalan:)

"Aqui, el 16 de juny de 1937, els seus companys veiérem per darrera vega da Andreu Nin (1892-1937), Secretari Polític del P.O.U.M., Lluitador pel Socialisme i la Llibertat, Víctima de L'Stalinisme.

Els . . . — Map (db m141128) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Angel Guimerá
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa morí Angel Guimerá Poeta i Dramaturg 1847-1924

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(English translation:)

In this housed died the poet and playwright, Angel Guimera (1847-1924). — Map (db m141105) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Carles Pi i Sunyer
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa nasqué, el dia 29 de febrer de 1.888 Carles Pi i Sunyer Escriptor i Polític, que fou alcalde de Barcelona, Conseller de la Generalitat de Catalunya i Ministre de la República. . . . — Map (db m141132) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Francesc Salva i Campillo (1751-1828)
(Catalan:)

El Doctor

Francesc Salvà i Campillo Eminent Home de Ciències Nasquè, visquè i morí a la casa No 11 d'aquèst Carrer de Petritxol

Homenatge del Veïns: . . . — Map (db m141108) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Gustau A. Muñoz
(Catalan:)

Militant de la Unió de Joves Marxistes-Leninistes Assassinat per les forces d'ocupació l'11 de setembre de 1978 -

(English translation:)

Militant of the Marxists-Leninist Union . . . — Map (db m141133) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Joan Magriñà i Sanromà
(Catalan:)

Mestre, Ballarí i Coreògraf Fundà el seu estudi en el Núm. 1 d'aquest carrer l'any 1936 1936 - 1995 -

(English translation:)

Instructor, Dancer and Choreographer He founded . . . — Map (db m141098) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — José Rizal (1861-1896)
(Catalan:)

L'heroi nacional filipí José Rizal fou acollit, en arribar a Barcelona el 1882, en aquest Hotel España, conegut aleshores com a Fonda España.

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(English translation:)

The Filipino . . . — Map (db m141138) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Josep Puiggarí i Llobet
(Catalan:)

Josep Puiggarí i Llobet 1821-1903 Protector de la cultura i de les arts Nasquè al carrer de Petritxol i visquè aquesta casa

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(English translation:)

Josep Puiggarí i Llobet 1821-1903 . . . — Map (db m141075) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Josep Rodoreda i Santigós
(Catalan:)

En el núm. II d'aquest carrer, va néixer Josep Rodoreda i Santigós (Barcelona 1851 - Buenos Aires 1922) Director de la Banda Municipal i fundador de l'Escola Municipal de Música de . . . — Map (db m141136) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Lluís Millà i Reig (1921-2005)
(Catalan:)

En aquesta casa hi va néixer Lluís Millà i Reig Llibreter, editor i arxiver teatral

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(English translation:)

In this house was born Lluís Millà i Reig, publisher, editor and theatre . . . — Map (db m141117) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Maurici Serrahima i Bofill
(Catalan:)

Maurici Serrahima i Bofill (Barcelona 1902-1979) Escriptor, advocat i senador Va néixer en aquesta casa i hi va viure fins el 1909 -

(English translation:)

Maurici Serrahima i Bofill . . . — Map (db m141072) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Montserrat Caballé
(Catalan:)

Treballà a la Casa Comella L'any 1950

L'associacio de veïns Ho recorda en homenatge pel temps passat aquí -

(English translation:)

Worked at the Casa Comella during the year . . . — Map (db m141107) HM

Spain, Catalonia (Barcelonès), Barcelona — Ramon Bech i Taberner
(Catalan:)

Aquí va viure Ramon Bech i Taberner (1918-1995), advocat i poeta, Guanyador del Premi Carles Riba 1960

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(English translation:)

Here lived Ramon Bech i Taberner (1918-1995), lawyer . . . — Map (db m141097) HM

Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Cherokee Trail Of Tears
Of the various detachments that removed the Cherokee People from their home lands in the southeastern United States, three of them landed in Decatur at what became Rhodes Ferry Park. Due to the difficulty of navigating the Muscle Shoals portion of . . . — Map (db m140846) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Fight For Survival
The Cherokee people resisted the government's order to leave the Tennessee Valley. They signed petitions and lobbied Congress. Yet the Indian Removal Act of 1830 still passed. In March 1837, the first detachment—a group of Cherokee families, . . . — Map (db m140851) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Packed with People
On this river in front of you, 2,300 Cherokee people arrived in waves, forced from their Tennessee Valley homeland in 1837 to 1838. The steamer Knoxville towed flat boats loaded with Cherokee families. Heavy rains soaked their clothes. Cold . . . — Map (db m140855) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Uprooted From Home
This is a site of painful memory, a place of upheaval. Decatur was just one stop on a deadly journey over 1,000 miles — the forced removal of the Cherokee people from the Tennessee Valley. Along the edge of the Tennessee River, this town . . . — Map (db m140859) HM
Alabama (Morgan County), Decatur — Words of Resistance
Oral tradition—stories passed from one generation to the next—long told the history of the Cherokee people. Sequoyah was the first to write it down. In 1921, about 90 miles east of Decatur, he created the Cherokee syllabary, a set of 85 . . . — Map (db m140861) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Glendale — 111 — Adams Square Gas Station
Built in 1936 by Richfield Oil Corporation. Rare surviving example of a streamline moderne gas station, significant for its association with the development of Southern California car culture. — Map (db m140830) HM
California (Los Angeles County), Redondo Beach — Space ParkAIAA Historic Aerospace Site
Beginning in 1961, at what was then the Ramo-Wooldridge Corporation, the dedicated employees of Space Park designed and built more than 100 of the world's most technically challenging satellites, rocket engines and astronomical observatories. . . . — Map (db m141124) HM
California (Sacramento County), Galt — Cemetery of Children
Old Liberty was a stagecoach stop in the north east section of San Joaquin County. It linked lower Sacramento to the gold country. As the weary pioneers would pass through Liberty they buried their loved ones here and several of them were children . . . — Map (db m141106) HM
California (San Diego County), San Diego — 94 — San Diego Lumber Company Building, 1926Historic Building
Philip Morse, 1845-1932, Started the first major lumber yard in San Diego at this site in 1884 with financing from Dolbeer and Carson's Mill at Eureka, CA. This location served a large pier where sailing, and later steam, vessels unloaded great . . . — Map (db m141057) HM
California (Tulare County), Porterville — Nettie Smith's Place
At this location from 1895 until the late 1920's Mrs. Nettie Smith had a dance hall, bar and restaurant with several small rental cabins reputed to have been a brothel. Mrs. Smith was for years accepted as a business woman in this town, she was from . . . — Map (db m141087) HM
Colorado (Jefferson County), Morrison — John Brisben Walker
Devoted family man and visionary businessman.

John Brisben Walker is personally responsible for the way much of the front range looks in this area. In his quest for the perfect place to build a home for his family, he preserved . . . — Map (db m141095) HM

Colorado (Jefferson County), Morrison — Summer White House
In 1911, John Brisben Walker, owner of the property that is now Mount Falcon Park, promoted the idea of a Summer White House. The cornerstone of Colorado yule marble was laid on July 4, 1914 on this proposed site for the building. What you see here . . . — Map (db m141085) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Simsbury — The Ensign-Bickford Company
Now known as Ensign-Bickford Industries, Inc., the company traces its origins to 1836, when Simsbury’s Richard Bacon formed a partnership with an English firm to manufacture a product called a safety fuse. Invented by Englishman William . . . — Map (db m140672) HM
Connecticut (Hartford County), Weatogue — Nike Missile Site
This multi-used path was formerly a railroad track, used over time by both passenger and freight trains. The building perpendicular to the street replaces an earlier structure, a barn/tobacco warehouse. Growers brought tobacco there to store until . . . — Map (db m140778) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — Demonstration Charcoal Mound
Careful inspection of the ground behind this sign reveals a raised circular mound about 30 feet in diameter, surrounded by a narrow, circular depression. The unnatural shape and bits of charcoal under the leaf layer are the telltale signs of an old . . . — Map (db m141061) HM
Connecticut (Litchfield County), Barkhamsted — The Charcoal Industry
Imagine Northwest Connecticut completely bare of trees. In 30-40 year cycles, from the 1700s to the 1920s, entire hillsides of young trees were cut and cleared. This wood was made into charcoal, the preferred fuel of Connecticut’s brick, iron and . . . — Map (db m140780) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold
Griswold Settlers were attracted to this area, then part of Preston, by the rich land of the Pachaug River Valley. The first permanent settlement was founded near Pachaug about 1690 on land purchased from Owaneco, sorn of Uncas, the Mohegan . . . — Map (db m140777) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Civil War Monument
To The Loyal Sons Of Griswold And Vicinity ( back ) Erected 1913 — Map (db m140816) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Korean War Monument
Erected In Honor Of Those From The Town Of Griswold Who Served In The Korean Conflict Richard A. Albro · Robert Allanach · Ernest L. Arremony · Edmund J. Arremony · John Arremony · Phillip F. Arremony · Lawrence J. Arthur · Chester J. . . . — Map (db m140814) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold Vietnam Monument
Erected in Honor of Those From The Town of Griswold Who Served in the Vietnam Conflict Robert J. Ambot · William J. Ambot · Kenneth P. Anthony · Lawrence M. Anthony · Rene L. Aubin · Robert A. Aubin · John R. Babcock · Edward F. Bachand · . . . — Map (db m141078) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold World War I Monument
1914   Honor Roll of Those From   1918 The Town of Griswold Who Served in the World War Affortunato, Paul · Anderson, Otto A. · Aramoney, Hazard · Ashey, Edward · Ashey, Ovelia · Auclair, Randolph · Babcock, Adelbert A. · Babcock, Charles I. . . . — Map (db m140890) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Griswold World War II Monument
Dedicated by the Town of Griswold In Honor of Its Citizens Who Sacrificed and Served in 1941   World War II   1945 ★John Artecki, Jr. · ★Maurice Asselin · ★Omer G. Bachland · ★Alexander Budawei · ★Roland E. . . . — Map (db m141077) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Jewett City
Jewett City In April 1771, Eliezer Jewett opened a sawmill on the Pachaug Ríver. This area was the beginning of a small village which became known as Pachaug City before the close of the Revolutionary War. About 20 years later, Eliezer Jewett . . . — Map (db m140813) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Griswold — Revolutionary Soldiers of Ancient Pachaug
To the Memory of The Revolutionary Soldiers Of Ancient Pachaug Who Gave Their Lives to Establish a Free and Independent Country Dulce et decorum est pro patris mori (It is sweet and fitting to die for your country) Solomon Coit · . . . — Map (db m140775) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Gurdon Bill’s Station
Gurdon Bill’s Station ( 1816 ) This country store and stagecoach way station was once a meeting place of local residents and passing travelers. The building retains its original features and location. Two important roads of early New England . . . — Map (db m140894) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard
Ledyard Settlement by New London pioneers in this conquered Pequot Indian country began along the river at Allyn's Point and Poquetanuck in 1653, then spread down the Indian trail to Mystic. Here at the "Center ,” in 1725 the precise center . . . — Map (db m140928) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard Veterans Memorials
Dedicated to the Men and Women of the Town of Ledyard Who Served Their Country In All Wars Korea 1950 – 1953 American Revolution 1763 – 1783 World War II 1941 – 1945 Vietnam 1959 – 1975 . . . — Map (db m141080) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Ledyard World War I Monument
1914   1918 In Honor Of The Citizens of The Town of Ledyard Who Devoted Themselves To the Service of Their country In the World War Aplin Frank · Baldwin Frederick · Bragaw Eugene U. · Burns William H. · Clark Howard · Collins Henry I. . . . — Map (db m141084) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Ledyard — Samuel Seabury
Here was Born Samuel Seabury First Episcopal Bishop in America Consecrated 1784 — Map (db m140893) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Downer-Doane Park
Downer-Doane Park Homesite of Dr. Joshua & Dr. Avery Downer Revolutionary War Surgeons also of William Howard Doane Hymn Writer — Map (db m140818) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home
Site of Gen. Samuel Mott’s Home b. 1737 — d. 1813 Served in Revolutionary War, Surveyor, Justice of Peace — Map (db m140819) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Preston
Preston Incorporated in 1687, Preston was settled mainly by sons and grandsons of founders of surrounding towns on land purchased from the Mohegan Indians. It was probably named for Preston in Suffolk, the English home of Thomas Parke, one of the . . . — Map (db m140817) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Preston — Preston Veterans Monument
From This Town Obedient to the Call of Patriotism and Humanity Went Forth One Hundred and Fifty Men As Soldiers in the Civil War In Grateful Memory Of Those Citizens of the Town of Preston Who Served Their Country in Arms In the . . . — Map (db m140891) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Hiram Bingham IV
. . . — Map (db m141147) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Music Vale Seminary
Site of Music Vale Seminary First Music Normal School, 1835-1876 — Map (db m140930) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem
Salem This area, called Paugwonk by Indians living near Fairy Lake, was settled about 1700. It was named New Salem Parish by the landowner Colonel Samuel Browne from Salem, Massachusetts, in 1725. Sections of Colchester, Lyme, and Montville were . . . — Map (db m141149) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem Korean War Monument
1950   Korea   1955 America Wrote Proud History in Defense of Freedom. The Men and Women Who Served Learned It Was A Soldier’s Destiny to Suffer Perhaps To Die. Let Us Remember With Pride Those Who Returned, Those Who Died, Those . . . — Map (db m141150) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem Revolutionary War Bicentennial
Revolutionary War Bicentennial Erected April 26, 1975 Honoring the Men of New Salem Parish Who Fought for Our Nations Independence Isaiah Armstrong · Capt. Stephen Billings · John Deathick★ · Capt. Daniel Dodge★ · Cpl. Elihu . . . — Map (db m141148) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem Vietnam War Monument
1959   Vietnam   1975 Dedicated to the Men and Women of The Armed Forces Who Exhibited a Unique Blend of Heroism, Honor, and Courage. Let Us Recall With Pride Those Who Served. Let Us Remember With Love Those Who Died. And Let Us Pray . . . — Map (db m141151) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem World War I Monument
1917   1919 In Honor of the Citizens Of Salem Who Served Their Country in the World War Ernest M. Beebe · Lawrence W. Beebe · Nathan Buchalter · ★Samuel Buchalter · George E. Day · Edward H. Dewolf · Nathan Eisenstein · Daniel M. Fraser . . . — Map (db m141103) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Salem — Salem World War II Monument
1941   1945 In Honor of the Citizens of Salem Who Served Their Country in World War II James H. Beebe, Jr. · Alfred M. Bingham · Charles V. Brown · Hugh Chappell · Frederick Cherrick · Edwin R. Coffey · Victor Connell · William A. Cusimano · . . . — Map (db m141145) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville Honor Roll
1914   Honor Roll   1918 Montville Allen George · Amburn Clarence R. · Amburn Fred V. · Austin Rueben S. · Brouillard Henry · Brierly George · Bergman Walter · Bonville Bennie · &Starf;Bugbee Ernest E. · Babcock Newton · Brannigan Thomas · . . . — Map (db m141089) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville Veterans Memorial
Montville Dedicated to the Memory Of Our Men and Women Who Served Our Nation 1950   Korean Conflict   1953 1964   Vietnam Conflict   1975 Richard Brown · Michael Clifford · George Currie · Edward Hansen · Thomas Parker · William St. John . . . — Map (db m141088) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Uncasville — Montville World War II Monument
Dedicated to the Honor and Sacrifice of our Men and Women Who Served Our Country in World War II Let None Forget They Gave Their All And Faltered Not When Came Their Call ( 458 names are listed ) Bileski, Walter J.★ · . . . — Map (db m141090) WM
Connecticut (New London County), Voluntown — Voluntown
Voluntown Upon these lands settled volunteers who had fought in the Narragansett Indian Warre 1675-76. In October, 1696 Lieutenant Thomas Leffingwell of Norwich and Sergeant John Frink of Stonington petitioned the General Court "that they with the . . . — Map (db m140774) HM
Connecticut (New London County), Voluntown — Voluntown Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to the Veterans of the Town of Voluntown And to Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice Lester R. Congdon Clarence E. Macomber Harold M. Violette Lionel L. Marcaurele Tyler O. Griffin Erected by the Veterans of . . . — Map (db m140811) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Bolton — Washington – Rochambeau Revolutionary RouteBolton
Bolton French General Jean Baptiste Donatien de Vimeur, comte de Rochambeau, and thousands of French ground and naval forces Arrived in Newport in July of 1780 to assist the Americans in the War for Independence. After wintering in Newport, . . . — Map (db m140691) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Birthplace of Nathan HaleHale Memorial
Durable stone preserve the monumental record Nathan Hale Esq. a Capt. in the army of the United States who was born June 6th, 1755 and received the first honors of Yale College Sept. 1773 resign’d his life a sacrifice to his . . . — Map (db m141044) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Captain Nathan Hale
Captain Nathan Hale June 6, 1755 - September 22, 1776 “I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my Country” — Map (db m140697) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Memory Of those men of Coventry who gave themselves unreservedly in the hour of their country’s need Among them was Nathan Hale all might have echoed his immortal words “I only regret that I have but one life . . . — Map (db m140941) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Coventry Vietnam Memorial
Coventry Remembers The Courage, Sacrifice and Devotion To Duty and Country Of its Vietnam Veterans Killed In Action Chap. Maj. Roger W. Heinz LCPL. Michael A. Machie Died In Service PVT. Robert H. Nothnick SP4. . . . — Map (db m140943) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — French Army Memorial
1781 This memorial was erected by the citizens of Coventry to pay tribute to the valor of General Rochambeau and the soldiers of his French Army who fought for American Independence. Seven of those courageous soldiers died while on . . . — Map (db m140779) HM WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Holy GroveNathan Hale Memorial
This triangular plot was planted with sugar maples set in rows A.D. 1812 by David Hale, nephew of Nathan Hale the Patriot - for more than a Century it has been called “Holy Grove” A brotherhood of venerable trees . . . — Map (db m141042) HM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — KoreaJune 27, 1950 – January 31, 1955
. . . — Map (db m140942) WM
Connecticut (Tolland County), Coventry — Strong HomesteadNathan Hale Memorial
Hale Memorial Strong Homestead Nathan Hale’s mother Elizabeth Strong (1727-1767) lived in this early eighteenth Century house before her marriage in 1746 to Richard Hale. Six of her nine sons were engaged in the War of the American Revolution . . . — Map (db m141040) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church
Honor Roll Saint Joseph’s Church Sterling and Oneco, Connecticut Horace Adams · Gerard Boucher · Albert Brunsdon · Donald Burton · Francis Burton · Francis Bushey · Arthur Carr · George Carr · Edward B. Carroll · Edward J. Carroll · James . . . — Map (db m140772) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — Sterling
Sterling Originally part of the long narrow area called Voluntown, this northern section separated and obtained town privileges from the Connecticut General Assembly on the second Thursday of May, 1794. The name given was that of a temporary . . . — Map (db m140730) HM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — Sterling Veterans Memorial Park
Dedicated this 21st day of May 1989 to the Honor of All Sterling Veterans who Served Their Country in War and Peace the Following Men Paid the Supreme Sacrifice PFC Harry T. Sayles 1891 – 1918 France   U.S. Army PFC Jeffrey J. . . . — Map (db m140729) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Oneco — United States Finishing Company World War I Memorial
The United States Finishing Company Sterling Branch In Honor of the Men Who Responded to Their Country’s Call in the Great World War, 1917 – 1918 Harold H. Barber · Earle W. Barr · Earle W. Belknap · George Carr · Frank Chamberland · . . . — Map (db m140773) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — Plainfield Veterans Memorial
In Memoriam Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice in Defense of Freedom World War I Raoul L. Moquin★ Ernest Godreau★ Albert T. Potvin★ Joseph A. Vanasse★ Armand C. Salvas★ John R. Monsees★ . . . — Map (db m140726) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — Plainfield World War II Monument
They Gave Their Lives That Freedom Shall Prevail Wilfred Allard · Aime G. Bernier · John R. Bernier · Deziel Chabot · Joseph Dufrense · Marie A. Fournier · Robert L. Hopkins · Joseph Jaskot · Emile Labreque · Walter P. Lathrop · Arthur . . . — Map (db m140771) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Plainfield — St. John s Parish World War I Monument
Rev. R.P. Morrissey, Pastor We the Members of St. John’s Parish Plainfield, Connecticut Dedicate this Monument to our Heroes of the World War 1917 — 1918 Cleophas Allard · Ovila Allard · Joseph Belanger · Narcisse Boisvert · . . . — Map (db m140727) WM
Connecticut (Windham County), Sterling — Rochambeau Encampment
In this Vicinity French Troops Under Rochambeau Enroute from Yorktown Encamped During November 1782 Erected by the State and Deborah Avery Putnam Chap. D.A.R. Cooperating — Map (db m140728) HM WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Delaware City Fire CompanyIn Memory of Our Members
March 17, 1887 First Organized; January 23, 1889 Delaware City Hose Co.; July 9, 1924 Reorganized Delaware City Fire Co. No. 1; January 29, 1926 Incorporated; November 7, 2004 815 Fifth St. — Map (db m140485) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Fort DuPont World War II Memorial
The U.S Army’s World War II XIII Corps (Dec ’42-Sept ’45) stationed its headquarters at Ft. DuPont (May ’43-June’44) prior to transferring to Eto. XIII Corps troops reached the Elbe River, near Tangermunde, Germany, in April 1945, the closest that . . . — Map (db m140451) WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Delaware City — Historic Delaware City
Delaware City’s story begins in 1801 when the Newbold brothers, Barzilla, Clayton, and John, of New Jersey, acquired 1600 acres of land on the Delaware River, John Newbold built a wharf that became a center for trading and shipping grain, giving the . . . — Map (db m140461) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred
Exploring the Past of Pencader Hundred (Headings only-the lower scrip is not legible) Welsh Tract Church, Milling, Development of Roads, Iron Production, New Castle and Frenchtown Railroad, C & D Canal, Revolutionary War, Native American . . . — Map (db m140189) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Germans & German-Americans in The American War of Independence1776-1783
(left side text) German-Americans Fight for Independence-John Adams’ letter of 6 July 1775 to James Warren provides a most vivid image of one of thousands of German-Americans willing and anxious to fight for American independence: A few . . . — Map (db m139910) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m140176) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Marquis de Lafayette
The great debt we owe the French people was repaid 136 years later during the First World War when the American Expeditionary Force arrived in France. On July 4, 1917, American troops marched through Paris, ending at the grave of Lafayette. At . . . — Map (db m140737) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — Mason Dixon Line & the Boundaries of DelawareBoundary Disputes
The land we know as the State of Delaware and the State of Maryland was granted to George Calvert, first Lord of Baltimore in 1632 by King Charles I of England. William Penn was granted the land north of Maryland in 1681, now called Pennsylvania. In . . . — Map (db m139739) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Newark — The Hundreds of Delaware
What is a Hundred? A hundred is an old English subdivision of a county. Although the origin is somewhat shrouded in mystery, basically it was a tract of land large enough to provide a hundred men to serve the king’s wars. In American colonies that . . . — Map (db m140210) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Port Penn — NCC-241 — Village of Port Penn
Port Penn’s name is attributed to a visit that William Penn made to the area in 1682. Dr. David Stewart founded Port Penn in the 1760s and laid out the town in a grid pattern. A protected deep water harbor and access to an active peach and grain . . . — Map (db m140576) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-246 — Brandywine Village and the Road to Yorktown
On September 4-7, 1781, residents of Brandywine Village watched as thousands of American and French troops marched through their community along the King’s Highway on their way to Yorktown, Virginia. The combined forces, under the commands of . . . — Map (db m140593) HM WM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-238 — Burton V. Wilmington Parking Authority
In August 1958, Wilmington City Councilman and Civil Rights activist William “Dutch” Burton worked with the NAACP to expose the racially discriminatory practices of the Eagle Coffee Shoppe. The restaurant was located on this site in a . . . — Map (db m140547) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-242 — Delaware Chemical Engineering Company
Francis Irenee du Pont (1873-1942) began developing this site as an experimental laboratory for his newly-created Delaware Chemical Engineering Company in 1915. Du Pont used the lab to continue his research with smokeless gunpowder and other . . . — Map (db m140577) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NC-223 — Fells Mill Historic District
Constructed in 1749, the area is home to one of the earliest mill sites on the Red Clay Creek. A three story flour mill once served as the center of activity on the site, and was the location of Oliver Evans’ first automated flour mill operation. In . . . — Map (db m140396) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Fort Christina
Fort Christina-This park commemorates New Sweden, the colony founded when Peter Minuit’s expedition landed from the Swedish ships Kalmar Nyckel and Fogel Grip on the natural wharf of rocks at the riverside about March 29, 1638. Fort Christina, built . . . — Map (db m140502) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-236 — Forty Acres
Forty Acres was established in 1864 as an early streetcar suburb of Wilmington. The area was once part of a larger land tract called Hope Farm. Joshua Heald purchased forty acres of the farm and developed the neighborhood and the first horse-drawn . . . — Map (db m140542) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-239 — Mount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal (ME) Church and Parsonage
Mount Pleasant ME Church formed in 1837 as an outgrowth of local camp meetings. Construction on the simple stone church began in 1838 and a cemetery was established in 1841. In 1893, Mount Pleasant added stained glass windows, a raised pulpit, and . . . — Map (db m140549) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — NCC-234 — The Tilton Mansion
The Tilton Mansion was constructed in 1802 by the nation’s first Army Surgeon General, Dr. James Tilton (1745-1822). Throughout his lifetime Tilton advocated for increased hospital sanitation and was the founder and first President of the Medical . . . — Map (db m140540) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), East Corner — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, East Cornerstone
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Dist. of Co. Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140871) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Lamond Riggs — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 3
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Our Flag Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140901) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Marshall Heights — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 1
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Sarah Franklin Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140908) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Palisades — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 4
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed • 1791 • 1792 Protected by Columbia Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution July 12, 1915 — Map (db m140886) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — A Bridge for the FutureGeorge Washington Memorial Parkway — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
For the past six years, the NPS has been making temporary repairs to the bridge while planning a full rehabilitation. In February 2016, the Federal Highway Administration (FHWA) informed the NPS that despite these emergency repairs, without a . . . — Map (db m140994) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — A National MemorialGeorge Washington Memorial Parkway — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
As an important link between the National Mall and Arlington National Cemetery, the bridge itself is a memorial to those who have given their lives for their country. As the ceremonial entrance to Arlington National Cemetery, numerous dignitaries, . . . — Map (db m140991) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — Rehabilitating a National TreasureGeorge Washington Memorial Parkway — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
Arlington Memorial Bridge has served as a monument to the sacrifices and valor of our nation's military personnel since its dedicated in 1932. Now that it is nearly 90 years old, the National Park Service and Federal Highway Administration are . . . — Map (db m140993) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), West End — Bernardo de Gálvez1746 - 1786
Lt. General and Governor of Louisiana Hero of the American Revolution Honorary Citizen of the U.S. — Map (db m140995) HM
Florida (Brevard County), Merritt Island — F-1048 — John R. Field Homestead
In 1868, the Field family landed on Merritt Island to start a new life. A year later, much of the family returned to Macon, Georgia, but the two eldest brothers John R. (J.R.) and Samuel J. (Sam) Field remained. Using the Homestead Act of 1862, they . . . — Map (db m140801) HM
Idaho (Clearwater County), Pierce — Chinese Cemetery
This is the site of the graves of the Chinese who died in Pierce. All bodies have been returned to their homeland. Chinese artifcts (sic) broken tools and rotting cabins are still found in the nearby hills. — Map (db m141099) HM
Idaho (Fremont County), Ashton — 437 — Ashton-Marysville Area Pioneers
Tall sagebrush and grass, wild animals, the beautiful Tetons and surrounding mountains greeted the first pioneers of this area. Joe and Mary Weaver Baker and their eight children drove their wagon and cattle from Nebraska and arrived in May of 1889. . . . — Map (db m140744) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Glenwood — Gass CreekThe Land Lewis and Clark Traveled
The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed through the valley of Hungery Creek in late September 1805, and on their return journey in late June, 1806. Five of the party's campsites are located in this valley to the south. Here you can see the extent of . . . — Map (db m140826) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Glenwood — Pheasant Camp"Here we killed...three pheasants"
Arriving here in late September 1805, Captain Lewis and a contingent of the Corps of Discovery were cold and hungry. Wearing only worn moccasins, they had struggled over rough, hilly terrain. Climbing over fallen trees and through log strewn creek . . . — Map (db m140834) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Glenwood — Salmon Trout Camp"... Several Salmon trout were Seem..."
On June 17, 1806, the Lewis and Clark Expedition left their camp in Hungery Creek to ascend into the mountains. The party encountered deep snow at the top of the ridge and was forced to turn back. Captain Lewis wrote, "...this is the first time . . . — Map (db m140829) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Glenwood — Small Prairie Camp"...we found two deer..."
In June 1806, the Lewis and Clark Expedition members were in good spirits as they began their journey home over the Lolo Trail. Although the men were well fed, rested an had 66 horses to ride and carry their gear, the trails were still very slippery . . . — Map (db m140832) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Glenwood — The Land Lewis and Clark WalkedChanging Face of the American Forest
"The country is thickly covered with a very heavy growth of pine of which I have ennumerated 8 distinct species." Capt. Meriwether Lewis, September 19, 1805 The landscape today may look very similar to the one Lewis and Clark described, . . . — Map (db m140828) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Syringa — Green Swoard Camp"...tremendious Mountains entirely Cover with Snow..."
The Lewis and Clark Expedition passed this site in late September, 1805. On their return journey in June 1806, they camped on the open hillside. The party has been traveling on top of several feet of snow in most areas so the grassy feed found here . . . — Map (db m140792) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Syringa — Howard Camp"...none of us will ever forget... the Lolo Trail..."
"Our American horses were not used to the fodder of the native cayuse. We carried no forage. If we should chance upon one of the little mountain valleys where there should be grass, we found it either trampled down by Joseph's ponies or destroyed . . . — Map (db m140784) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Syringa — Indian Post Office"Walking on Sacred Ground"
"...This trail so old it used from time of creation by Nez Perce people to go to Montana to hunt Buffalo and some time to war other tribes of Indians, when Red Bear come to Indians Post Office on this trail, he tell Lewis - Clark and all, stop . . . — Map (db m140783) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Syringa — Nímíípuu and SelishTrading Connects Neighbors
In the earliest times, native people crossed these mountains on foot with only what they could carry on their back. After the early 1700s, the horse made the trek easier and allowed travelers to carry more goods over the mountain trails. For . . . — Map (db m140787) HM
Idaho (Idaho County), Syringa — Smoking Place"...those indians are most admirable pilots..."
Aided by six Nimiipuu (sic) (Nez Perce) guides, the Lewis and Clark Expedition moved quickly across the Lolo Trail in June, 1806. Even though the snow was nearly seven feet deep on most to the trail, the party was able to find their way. Smoking . . . — Map (db m140789) HM
Idaho (Lewis County), Nezperce — 372 — Camas Prairie
Most of Camas Prairie's wind blown soil rests upon Columbia River lava flows. Coming from a series of widespread eruptions, they covered older, eroded granite rocks here some 6 to 17 million years ago. Some earlier volcanic extrusions, . . . — Map (db m140897) HM
Idaho (Lewis County), Nezperce — 492 — Lewis and Clark
On their eastbound journey, the Corps of Discovery and several Nez Perce reached the Nezperce Prairie from present-day Peck on May 8, 1806, and camped on "a Small hansom Stream". On May 9 the party arrived at the root-digging camp of . . . — Map (db m140898) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Plano — 486 — Pioneers of Plano
In the spring of 1883, a group of men led by Richard Hemsley and James Steel left Salt Lake City, by train, in search of a new place to live. They rode to the end of the railroad line, Market Lake, now Roberts, Idaho. Here they obtained horses and . . . — Map (db m140739) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Salem — 545 — The Settlement of Salem, Idaho
A few fur trappers, led by Andrew Henry, arrived along the Snake River in 1810. They built log shelters about five miles downstream from St. Anthony and established Henry's Fort. Other trappers who spent time in the area included men from the Wilson . . . — Map (db m140740) HM
Idaho (Madison County), Sugar City — 525 — Sugar City Sugar Beet Factory
In August 1903, Mark Austin negotiated the purchase of a section of land here, the south half to be used as this town site and the north half, about 1/2 mile northeast, to be used for a sugar beet factory for the Fremont County Sugar Company. By . . . — Map (db m140742) HM
Illinois (Monroe County), Columbia — Whiteside Station
William Whiteside built Whiteside station as a fort to protect his family, pioneers and travelers from Indian raids, along the Kaskaskia-Cahokia trail. Whiteside was a patriot of North Carolina during the American Revolutionary War and is . . . — Map (db m140339) HM
Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — City Hotel121 South Main — Waterloo, Monroe Co. Ill., Laid Out in 1818 —
In 1838, McKendree Moore, with his father, Enoch Moore, owned a mercantile store here, which carried on until the death of McKendree Moore in 1840. The Moore family was one of Waterloo's first settlers. Enoch Moore, born in 1783 in the blockhouse at . . . — Map (db m140341) 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 m140356) HM
Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — The Adelsberger House116 East Third — Waterloo, Monroe Co. Ill., Laid Out in 1818 —
The land on which Hopskeller now stands dates back to March, 1816, when William Lemon purchased nearly 255 acres at a cost of $2 per acre. This land encompassed all modern-day downtown Waterloo. For unknown reasons, in January of 1817 (only ten . . . — Map (db m140337) HM
Illinois (Monroe County), Waterloo — The Pluth Building115, 117 & 119 South Main — Waterloo, Monroe Co. Ill., Laid Out in 1818 —
The Pluth Building was originally constructed in 1885 as a two-story building which featured a French-style mansard roof. The roof reached the height of the current building's third floor. Original sketches of the building plans detail the upstairs . . . — Map (db m140350) HM
Indiana (Howard County), Kokomo — Seiberling Mansion
Seiberling Mansion was built in 1890 for Monroe Seiberling, a well-known Kokomo natural gas boom industrialist. His elaborate Neo-Jacobean, Romanesque Revival mansion took three years to build, costing $50,000. George Kingston, inventor of the . . . — Map (db m141064) HM
Kentucky (Madison County), Richmond — The Fort Boonesborough Monument
Dedicated by Their Descendents to the Sacred Memory of the Brave Pioneers who Entered the Wilderness of what Later became Kentucky and Formed the Settlement known as Boonesborough, First Fortified Settlement in Kentucky. We Honor These, Among the . . . — Map (db m140825) HM
Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Shreveport — Austin Place Houses
752, The Hauser House, built 1867, remodelled c.1880. 754-56, The Cooke House, built c.1870. 758, The Dalzell House, built c.1870, was once rectory of St. Mark's Episcopal Church. Austin Place was originally known as Christian Street. — Map (db m140833) HM
Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Shreveport — Calanthean TempleHistoric Site — Shreveport —
Built 1923 by the Court of Calanthe, an early African-American woman's organization. Served as the Court of Calanthe's headquarters for many years as well as housing the offices of Black professionals. Roof Garden at top of building was used for . . . — Map (db m141014) HM
Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Shreveport — Elvis Presley
"Ladies and gentlemen, you've never heard of this young man before, but one day you'll be able to tell your children that you heard musical history made tonight." With these prophetic words Elvis Presley was introduced to the country from . . . — Map (db m141033) HM
Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Shreveport — Lewis HouseHistoric Site — Shreveport —
Built 1898. One of the few remaining large Victorian houses in Highland. Named for owner Thomas C. Lewis, a Captain in the Confederate Army, and a pioneer druggist. — Map (db m141031) HM
Louisiana (Caddo Parish), Shreveport — Mr. BrooksFilm Location — Released 2007 —
Oakland Cemetery, the oldest cemetery in Shreveport, appeared in the film Mr. Brooks starring Kevin Costner and Dane Cook. In addition to citizens of the community, the cermetery holds approximately 800 people who died during the yellow fever . . . — Map (db m141016) HM
Louisiana (Jefferson Davis Parish), Elton — Elton Veterans Memorial
Dedicated To All Veterans Who Served Their Country In Times Of Peace And War

All Gave Some Some Gave All — Map (db m140758) WM

Maryland (Montgomery County), Bethesda — NW5 — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 5
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791 - 1792 Protected by John Hall Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140895) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Bethesda — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 6The District of Columbia Boundary Stones
In 1790, Congress authorized the establishment of a territory 10 miles square on the Potomac River to be the Capital of the United States. It was President Washington's recommendation to use land on both sides of the river. Surveyor Andrew Ellicott, . . . — Map (db m140887) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Chevy Chase — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 7
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Place 1791 - 92 Protected by Patriots' Memorial Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1965 — Map (db m140888) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Chevy Chase — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northwest 9
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed - 1791 - 1792 Protected by the Margaret Whetten Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140889) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, North Cornerstone
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Maryland Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140872) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Silver Spring — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 1
This plaque marks the site of the District of Columbia North-East Boundary Stone No. 1 originally placed here 1791 - 1792 Presented by The Mary Washington Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and United States . . . — Map (db m140899) HM
Maryland (Montgomery County), Takoma Park — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 2
Jurisdiction of the United States Miles 2 1792 Maryland Var. 1.12 — Map (db m140900) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Brentwood — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 7
Placed in 1791-1792, this is one of forty Aquia Creek sandstone markers outlining the original boundaries of the Federal District as commissioned by President Washington. In 1916, The District of Columbia Daughters of the American Revolution . . . — Map (db m140905) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Capitol Heights — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 2
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Marcia Burns Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140909) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Chillum — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 4
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Elizabeth Jackson Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140902) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Mount Rainier — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 5
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Constitution Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140903) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Mount Rainier — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Northeast 6
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791–1792 Protected by Livingston Manor Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140904) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Oxon Hill — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 7
Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 7 District of Columbia Placed in 1791-1792 This plaque placed here on the 222nd anniversary of the founding of Washington, DC 1790-2012 — Map (db m140911) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Oxon Hill — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 9
Jurisdiction of the United States Miles 8 291 P 1792 Maryland Var 0⁰ 37’ E — Map (db m140912)
Maryland (Prince George's County), Temple Hills — SE5 — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 5
Original Federal Boundary Stone District of Columbia Placed 1791-1792 Protected by Louisa Adams Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1916 — Map (db m140915) HM
Maryland (Prince George's County), Temple Hills — Original Federal Boundary Stone, District of Columbia, Southeast 6
Original Federal Boundary Stone Southeast 6 District of Columbia 1791–1792 Plaque placed in 2014 by Martha Washington Chapter NSDAR Washington, DC — Map (db m140910) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), South Wellfleet — Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station
Site of first United States Transatlantic Wireless Telegraph Station Built in 1901-1902 Marconi Wireless Telegraph Company of America Predecessor of RCA Transmitted January 19, 1903 The First U.S. Transatlantic Wireless Telegram . . . — Map (db m141100) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Wellfleet — Marconi Wireless Station
Here stood one of the world’s greatest pioneer radio stations, Marconi’s South Wellfleet wireless, or “Old CC.” Unfortunately, the historic station was dismantled and abandoned in 1920, and the ocean has eroded away over half the land . . . — Map (db m141102) HM
Massachusetts (Barnstable County), Wellfleet — Transatlantic Triumph
Guglielmo Marconi successfully transmitted wireless telegraph signals as early is 1890 – between tin plates mounted on post in his father’s garden in Italy. He was only sixteen years old. Inspired by short range successes, Marconi . . . — Map (db m141101) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Benjamin Barrett
Benjamin Barrett -Carpenter - Born 1653 – Died 1690 Soldier with Captain Turner 1676 Settled on Plum Tree Plain Deerfield 1684 Owner of this home Lot No. 27 when he died 1690 This memorial is erected by his lineal . . . — Map (db m141120) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Godfrey Nims
Godfrey Nims Ancestor of All of the Name of Nims Settled in Deerfield 1674 Fought under Capt. Turner 1676 Bought this Home Lot 1692 His House Burned, His Wife and Seven Children Captured or Killed by Indians in 1704. This New . . . — Map (db m141115) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — Memorial Hall
Memorial Hall Built in 1798 Occupied as Deerfield Academy Until 1798 Dedicated in 1880 to the Preservation of the Record of Early Days in New England by the Pocumtuck Valley Memorial Association This Tablet is Erected on . . . — Map (db m141125) HM
Massachusetts (Franklin County), Deerfield — SGT. Gregory Allen Belanger
” Valor grows by daring, fear by holding back” — Map (db m141109) WM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — Anchors and their retrieval / Capstan for pulling up the anchorMackinaw City Historical Pathway
Anchors and their retrieval Functions of an anchor
  1. gain a hold on the bottom
  2. provide sufficient power to keep the boat from dragging away
  3. maintain its hold in changing wind conditions
The anchor in . . . — Map (db m141152) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — Historic TimelineMackinaw City Historical Pathway
The first people came to the Mackinaw region aboutr 10,000 years ago, just after the glaciers retreated. They were summer hunters stalking the big game of mastodons and mammoths. The development of birch bark canoes made coming and going much . . . — Map (db m140760) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — John L. (Jack) Staffan • Chief Wawatam
In memory of John L. (Jack) Staffan • Chief Wawatam August 1, 1909 - November 7, 1982 In tribute to our friend Jack Staffan, whose participation, leadership and enthusiasm in the Fort Michilimackinac Pageant spanned 20 years of . . . — Map (db m140815) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — Lake Level Research on the Great LakesMackinaw City Historical Pathway
Researchers coming and going from Mackinaw City's marina are discovering that evaporation from the Great Lakes, a key factor in the level of the lakes, is far more complicated than formerly thought. An understanding is important for commerce, . . . — Map (db m140812) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — 17 — Mackinac and the Water HighwayMackinaw City Historical Pathway
The strategic importance of the Great Lakes during the fur trade made Michilimackinac a well-known name throughout the world by all the superpowers of the time. Before trains and cars were invented, people of the Great Lakes traveled on the . . . — Map (db m140741) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — 15 — Mackinac Island Passenger FerriesMackinaw City Historical Pathway
Passenger ferries to Mackinac Island have existed since the late 1870s. Today three ferry lines serve the island. Transportation across the Straits of Mackinac, whether to St. Ignace or Mackinac Island, began with the versatile birch . . . — Map (db m140733) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — 19 — Mackinaw Boat - Mackinaw CoatMackinaw City Historical Pathway
The Mackinaw Boat was designed for northern Great Lakes conditions The Mackinaw boat was the work boat of fur traders, fishermen, settlers and lake travelers for hundreds of years, from the early 1700s to the early 1900s. The hull . . . — Map (db m140770) HM
Michigan (Cheboygan County), Mackinaw City — 16 — Mackinaw's First Business DistrictMackinaw City Historical Pathway
In the early 1880s the main street of Mackinaw City consisted of these first two blocks of North Huron Avenue. Within only 40 years, in 1900 and again in 1916, two devastating fires completely destroyed the original business district. . . . — Map (db m140723) HM

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