“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR) Historical Markers

Markers erected by all chapters of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The Society is dedicated to historical preservation, accomplished by the efforts of its chapters at the local level. One of the ways they accomplish this is by placing monuments around the world to memorialize people and events throughout American history.
Reverse side of Women's Veterans Memorial image, Touch for more information
By Mark Hilton, April 20, 2019
Reverse side of Women's Veterans Memorial
1Alabama (Baldwin County), Spanish Fort — Women's Veterans Memorial — Alabama State Veterans Memorial Cemetery
Dedicated to all women veterans who have served, sacrificed and suffered for our nation. Your patriotism and courage are greatly appreciated and will never be forgotten. [Seals of the U.S. Army, Air Force, Navy, Marine Corps & . . . Map (db m100943) WM
2Alabama (Butler County), Greenville — Butler County World War I Memorial — The United States World War One Centennial Commission —
On August 28, 1917, Alabama National Guardsmen departed from Union Station in Montgomery for shipment to France as the 167th United States Infantry Regiment of the Rainbow Division. Men from Butler County killed in action during 1918 in that great . . . Map (db m120940) WM
3Alabama (Calhoun County), Oxford — Creek Indian Campaign Memorial
A Memorial to Gen. Andrew Jackson, the Tennessee Patriots, the Alabama Patriots, and pioneers who by their courage and fortitude in 1813 - 1814, won five successful battles in the Creek Indian Campaign. Side . . . Map (db m106593) HM
4Alabama (Clarke County), Suggsville — Fort Madison-Creek War 1812-13
This marks the site of pioneer stockade commanded by Captains Sam Dale and Evan Austill. Choctaw Chieftain Pushmattaha often here. Expedition terminating in noted Canoe Fight on Alabama River immediately east of this site, was . . . Map (db m101566) HM
5Alabama (Clarke County), Whatley — Old Indian Trail
Here passed the Old Indian Trail used as a dividing line between the Choctaw and Creek Tribes. General Andrew Jackson and his troops rested here for the night in 1813.Map (db m47633) HM
6Alabama (Coffee County), Elba — Folsom Birthplace
James Elisha (Big Jim) Folsom, a resident of Elba, Coffee County, served as the 45th and 47th Governor of Alabama. Folsom lived in this home from 1908 to 1910 when it was located near the Folsom Mill Creek and Tabernacle communities. The Folsom . . . Map (db m94160) HM
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7Alabama (Colbert County), Cherokee — George Colbert Memorial
This monument is to memorialize Chickasaw Chief George Colbert who operated a river ferry, traveler’s stand, and had a home on this Natchez Trace site. Colbert Co. AL was named in his honor.Map (db m84706) HM
8Alabama (Conecuh County), Burnt Corn — James Salter
. . . Map (db m47979) HM
9Alabama (Dallas County), Selma — This Tablet Commemorates the Visit of Lafayette
Soldier of France Volunteer in the cause of American Liberty Guest of the Nation Entertained in Selma On his way to Cahaba 1825 Placed by the Cherokee Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution Selma, Alabama June 14, . . . Map (db m37671) HM
10Alabama (Elmore County), Wetumpka — Fort Jackson
At this site stood Fort Toulouse, later Fort Jackson, named in honor of Gen. Andrew Jackson who on March 27, 1814, defeated the Creek Indians in a decisive battle at Horseshoe Bend. Erected by Peter Forney Chapter D.A.R. . . . Map (db m69705) HM
11Alabama (Jefferson County), Birmingham — Oak Hill Cemetery — 1871 – 1971 — D A R —
Among pioneer citizens of Birmingham who rest here are charter members of Alabama Society Daughters of the American RevolutionMap (db m206424) HM
12Alabama (Jefferson County), Clay — Wear Cemetery
Established about 1850, Wear Cemetery is located off Old Springville Road to the northeast at Countryside Circle. In the 1800's the Wear family was among the first settlers of the community later known as Clay. Twenty-three remaining graves were . . . Map (db m25113) HM
13Alabama (Lee County), Auburn — Auburn - Alabama
Settled by Judge J. J. Harper and others from Harris County, Georgia, in 1836. This region was opened to settlement in 1836-37 by the removal of the Creek Indians to lands west of the Mississippi River. Erected by The Alabama . . . Map (db m39830) HM
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14Alabama (Lee County), Auburn — Auburn WWI Memorial
In memory of The Auburn Men who gave their lives in the World WarMap (db m106948) WM
15Alabama (Lee County), Opelika — Lebanon Methodist Meeting House
Here in 1837 was Lebanon A Methodist meeting house around which grew up OpelikaMap (db m75149) HM
16Alabama (Limestone County), Mooresville — Mooresville — Incorporated in 1818
Post office contains original call boxes Old tavern, 1817 used as stagecoach stop Red Brick Methodist church 1817 U.S. Gen. James A Garfield was stationed here 1862 White frame church is more than a century old Andrew Johnson was . . . Map (db m28154) HM
17Alabama (Macon County), Creek Stand — In Memory of Phoebe Tolbert Key
Born About 1780    Died March 1852 Buried in Boram Cemetery 3 miles N.E. of this site Wife of Revolutionary War soldier Capt. Henry Key Jr. of S.C. Born April 11,1759 in VA. Died August 23,1810 in S.C.Map (db m190192) HM WM
18Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Huntsville's Pioneer Suffragists
Ratified in 1920, the Nineteenth Amendment to the U.S. Constitution guaranteed women the right to vote. The Twickenham Town Chapter, NSDAR honors the history of Huntsville's pioneer suffragists, who met here at the home of Alberta Chapman Taylor . . . Map (db m160637) HM
19Alabama (Madison County), Huntsville — Where Alabama Entered the Union — 1819    1910
This tablet marks the spot where Alabama entered the UnionMap (db m154266) HM
20Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Oldest Episcopal Church in the State
Oldest Episcopal Church in the State 1823 • 1976 Placed by The Alabama Society Daughters of the American RevolutionMap (db m143480) HM
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21Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — On this Spot Woodrow Wilson Said: — October 27, 1913 — 1913 - 1924 —
"I want to take this occasion to say that the United States will never again seek one additional foot of territory by conquest. She will devote herself to showing that she knows how to make honorable and fruitful use of the territory she has and she . . . Map (db m86381) HM
22Alabama (Mobile County), Mobile — Tristan de Luna y Arellano — 1519–1573
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
23Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Lucas Tavern / Lafayette
Lucas Tavern Stood four hundred yards north of this point Lafayette Spent the night here April 2, 1825Map (db m71358) HM
24Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — To the Memory of General Marquis De La Fayette
In grateful recognition of his valiant service and in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of his visit to our cityMap (db m36508) HM
25Alabama (Montgomery County), Montgomery — Washington Elm Tree
Washington took command of the American Army under grandparent of this elm, Cambridge, Mass., July 3, 1775 Raised and given by Maryland D.A.R. and Alice Paret Dorsey as part of 200th anniversary of birth of Washington, . . . Map (db m155635) HM
26Alabama (Montgomery County), Pintlala — 5 — Federal Road, 1805,
Federal Road, 1805, between Milledgeville, Ga. and St. Stephens, Ala. crossed here. Manac's Tavern was two miles west.Map (db m39770) HM
27Alabama (Pike County), Troy — Pike County WWI Memorial
In honor of the men of Pike County who served in the World War 1914-1918.Map (db m76759) WM
28Alabama (Shelby County), Maylene — David Lindsay — Historical Cemetery Site
In Honor of Revolutionary War Soldier and Shelby County Pioneer Pvt. David Lindsay served with the Pennsylvania Militia during the Revolutionary War and moved to Alabama with wife Mary Casey Lindsay before 1820. The David Lindsay Historical . . . Map (db m144907) HM
29Alabama (Sumter County), Livingston — Livingston, Ala. — First Settlement — 1832 —
(Title is text)Map (db m92666) HM
30Alabama (Talladega County), Talladega — Jackson Trace — 1813 – 1918
This spot is near site of first U.S. Land Office, Talladega County 1832.Map (db m160547) HM
31Alabama (Tallapoosa County), Dadeville — Tallapoosa County World War I Memorial
To the memory of the men of Tallapoosa County Alabama who gave their lives in the World War Sanford E. Adams Henry Lorenza Dabbs Paul H. Harris Amos D. Howle Handley Mask Clarence E. Newell Allen Plant Harmie E. Stevens . . . Map (db m68068) WM
32Arizona (Apache County), Springerville — 28 — Madonna of the Trail
This 10 foot high, 5 ton statue cast by St. Louis sculptor August Leimbach is one of 12 identical monuments to the bold spirit of the pioneers erected in 1928-29 along the National Old Trails Road from Maryland to California.Map (db m36380) HM
33Arizona (Cochise County), Elfrida — Camp John A. Rucker A Military Outpost — Stood on This Site 1878 - 1880
Lt. John A. Rucker, 6th Cav. U.S.A. perished in proximity in flooded White River July 11, 1878 attempting to save life of Lt. Austin Henely Also on this site 1884-1943 ranch headquarters of Gray - Hampe - RakMap (db m42057) HM
34Arizona (Cochise County), Huachuca City — Fort Huachuca — (1877)
Situated on the southern route to the Pacific Ocean, it brought law and order to the Arizona Territory, protecting settlers, miners, travelers and immigrants. Its troops won the surrender of Geronimo. Generals Pershing and Wood served here. As . . . Map (db m27897) HM
35Arizona (La Paz County), Bouse — Camp Bouse
General George Patton established Camp Bouse in 1943 in the Butler Valley as the site for training over 5,500 carefully screened and qualified volunteers. These soldiers were trained to use a highly secret weapon called the Canal Defense Light. . . . Map (db m29165) HM
36Arizona (La Paz County), Parker — Empire Flat Landing Site
In the 1860's, Prospector Pauline Weaver discovered gold on the eastside of the Colorado River, setting off a mining rush in the area. Ore from nearby mines in the Buckskin Hills was transported by wagon down the washes to the Colorado River which . . . Map (db m145826) HM
37Arizona (Maricopa County), Chandler — Arizona Cotton Land
The land surrounding this cemetery represents the beginning of commercial cotton growing in Arizona. In January 1917, during World War I, the Goodyear Tire and Rubber Company founded the Southwest Cotton Company to begin producing long-staple . . . Map (db m34554) HM
38Arizona (Maricopa County), Phoenix — Papago Park's Military History
The military use of Papago Park began in 1909 when the northwest corner of the Park was withdrawn from the public domain for military purposes. This area was used by the 158th Infantry Regiment of the First Arizona Volunteer Infantry (National . . . Map (db m87962) HM
39Arizona (Maricopa County), Scottsdale — Our Lady of Perpetual Help Catholic Church — Old Adobe Mission — Est: 1933 —
The first Catholic Parish and oldest standing church building in Scottsdale, Arizona. Built by hand by the Mexicans who settled here in the late 1910's.Map (db m141345) HM
40Arizona (Maricopa County), Sentinel — The Oatman Family
In memory of The Oatman Family Six members of this pioneer family massacred by Indians in March 1851 Map (db m72168) HM
41Arizona (Maricopa County), Tempe — Site of Hayden's Ferry — 1200 Feet Northeast of This Marker
Established in 1871, when the Salt River was a flowing stream and a barrier to travel the ferry was held on course by a wire cable taut across the river. It was an important link in settling the southwest. Built and operated by Charles . . . Map (db m27584) HM
42Arizona (Mohave County), Bullhead City — Hardyville Pioneer Cemetery
This cemetery remains as the last vestige of the pioneer settlement of Hardyville founded in 1864 by William R Hardy, the town served as an important ferry crossing, steamboat landing, shipping point for area mines and as the Mohave County Seat from . . . Map (db m29339) HM
43Arizona (Mohave County), Lake Havasu City — "Site #6" — Lake Havasu Auxiliary Field #6
Site #6, now officially known as Lake Havasu Auxiliary Field #6, was acquired by the Army Air Force during World War II as an emergency landing field for the Kingman Army Air Field's Yucca Aerial Gunnery Range. The emergency field was established . . . Map (db m145825) HM
44Arizona (Mohave County), Lake Havasu City — British – American Friendship
"We are now friends with England and with all Mankind." Written by Benjamin Franklin, American Peace Commissioner in Paris, following the signing of the peace treaty ending the American Revolution September 1783 With American and . . . Map (db m31843) HM
45Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Commemorating the Raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson
Commemorating the raising of the First American Flag within the Walled City of Tucson Dec 16, 1846Map (db m74174) HM
46Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson
N. W. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson Marked 1926 by D.A.R.Map (db m26462) HM
47Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — N.E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson
N.E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson Marked 1926 by D.A.R.Map (db m26460) HM
48Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — S. E. Corner Adobe Wall of Spanish Presidio of Tucson
This disc marks the southeast corner of the old adobe wall that protected Tucson from the Indians in the early days - prior to 1845 Moved to this location in 1955Map (db m26461) HM
49Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Sentinel Peak
Used as a lookout and for signal fires by the Indians prior to and since 1692 and later by early settlersMap (db m38401) HM
50Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Tucson Old Walled City
Founded 1776 by the Spanish Government as a Presidio. Became part of U.S. after Gadsden Purchase 1853Map (db m26399) HM
51Arizona (Pinal County), Apache Junction — Apache Trail — State Route 88 — Arizona's First Historic Highway / Dedicated February 25, 1987 —
The Apache Trail was created by Native American tribes traveling between their summer homes in the mountains and winter homes in the desert. The Trail became a roadway in 1905, for use in hauling supplies to the construction site of Roosevelt Dam. . . . Map (db m145828) HM
52Arizona (Pinal County), Florence — Chas. D. Poston — The Father of Arizona
"The Father of Arizona" Born April 20, 1825 — Died June 24, 1902 Native of Kentucky Elected as first Arizona Delegate To Congress in 1864 This Monument erected by the State of Arizona in Conjunction with Maricopa Chapter . . . Map (db m26662) HM
53Arizona (Yuma County), Yuma — George Washington
. . . Map (db m166002) HM
54Arizona (Yuma County), Yuma — Site of Old Ferry Landing — Yuma Crossing
Below the junction of the Gila and the Colorado rivers was the only natural ford on the southern trail to the Pacific. Though often menacing, Indians helped early travelers across on crude rafts. Several ferries operated from 1850 on. Best known . . . Map (db m158300) HM
55Arkansas (Ashley County), Hamburg — 98 — Ashley County in the Civil War / 3rd Arkansas Infantry Regiment
Ashley County in the Civil War Thirteen companies were raised and organized in Ashley County for Confederate service during the Civil War: Co. F, 2nd Arkansas Cavalry; Cos. A, B, K and L, 3rd Arkansas Infantry; Co. F, 8th Arkansas Infantry . . . Map (db m107691) HM
56Arkansas (Crawford County), Van Buren — The Butterfield Stage Route
The Butterfield stage route between Saint Louis and San Francisco passed through the main street of Van Buren, Arkansas and crossed the river at this point. Map (db m96457) HM
57Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — Military Road
First Highway constructed in Arkansas, Hopefield to Little Rock, extended to Fort Smith and into Indian Territory, (Oklahoma). Built by the United States under supervision of the Quartermasters Department of the United States Army. Survey was . . . Map (db m116549) HM
58Arkansas (Crittenden County), Marion — The Loss of the Sultana
Early on April 27, 1865, the overcrowded steamboat Sultana exploded on the Mississippi River near Marion, Arkansas. The vast majority of the Sultana's passengers, believed to number over 2000, were Federal soldiers, recently released . . . Map (db m116356) HM
59Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — DeSoto Camp
This valley, long known by the Indians as "Tah-Ne-Co," "The Place of the Hot Waters" and according to tradition regarded by the different tribes as neutral ground, was first visited by white men on September 16, 1541, when Hernando De Soto . . . Map (db m170754) HM
60Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — First Hotel and Bath House in the Hot Springs Territory
Near this spot around the year 1790 stood the first hotel and bath house built in the Hot Springs Territory. To mark the site of the first permanent citizen, the host of this tavern, JOHN PERCIFUL, reputed to have been a revolutionary soldier. This . . . Map (db m102954) HM
61Arkansas (Garland County), Hot Springs — Indian Trail
Used by George Hunter and William Dunbar Appointed by President Thomas Jefferson to make first analysis of Hot Springs waterMap (db m200742) HM
62Arkansas (Jefferson County), Pine Bluff — Auguste La noir de Serville
To honor Auguste La noir de Serville Hero of the American Revolution French Marine served under Count de Grasse Wounded Yorktown, VA Oct. 14, 1781 Died Jefferson Co. Ark. Dec. 30, 1828Map (db m30579) HM
63Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — Beginning Point of the Louisiana Purchase Survey
This stone marks the base established Nov. 10, 1815 from which the lands of the Louisiana Purchase were surveyed by the United States Engineers. The first survey from this point was made to satisfy the claims of the soldiers of the War of 1812 . . . Map (db m6037) HM
64Arkansas (Monroe County), Holly Grove — The Opening of the American West — Louisiana Purchase Historic State Park —
This point was established by survey on November 10, 1815 by U.S. Government survey teams led by Prospect Robbins and Joseph Brown. Recognizing the national significance of this Initial Point, the L'Anguille Chapter of the DAR sought placement of a . . . Map (db m155200) HM
65Arkansas (Phillips County), Helena — Hernando De Soto
1541-1931 June 18, 1541 Hernando De Soto Crossed the Mississippi River near Friar's Point to Aquixo an Indian Village south of Helena, ArkansasMap (db m51917) HM
66Arkansas (Pulaski County), Jacksonville — Shared Gray     Jacob Gray — 1758-1836     1762-1837
Revolutionary War soldiers and brothers, Shared fought for North Carolina and Jacob fought for both North and South Carolina. In the winter of 1820-1821 they brought their families here from Williamson County, Tennessee and settled near this site.Map (db m116507) HM
67Arkansas (Pulaski County), Little Rock — The Quapaw Line
This stone marks the Quapaw Line, west boundary of lands in Territorial Arkansas, ceded the Quapaw Indians by the United States according to the Treaty of 1818 Map (db m116175) HM
68Arkansas (Sevier County), De Queen — In Appreciation of J. DeGoeijen — Born Zwolle Netherlands, 1861
Belonged to a family of wealthy coffee merchants. He became interested in financing the completion of the Kansas City Southern Railway. A town on this railway was named for him and he personally selected De Queen. 1897Map (db m121278) HM
69Arkansas (Union County), El Dorado — First Union County Courthouse
. . . Map (db m121964) HM
70Arkansas (Yell County), Belleville — Monrovia
Located two and a half miles south was Monrovia, the first county seat of Yell County, and home of William Peavey. Monrovia holds the distinction of having the first post office in the county interior, established February 1828 with W.H. Peavey . . . Map (db m156872) HM
71Arkansas (Yell County), Dardanelle — Stinnets Station
During the 1850s Moses Stinnett and his wife Patsy operated a Stage Coach Station beside the Little Rock Fort Smith Military Road which was located 300 feet East of this spot. They catered to travelers and in 1858 contracted with Butterfield . . . Map (db m198418) HM
72California (Alameda County), Alameda — Prehistoric Indian Mound
One thousand feet due west was a prehistoric mound, 400 feet long, 150 feet wide, and 14 feet high. The remains of 450 Indians with stone implements and shell ornaments were found when the mound was remove in 1908.Map (db m79861) HM
73California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Don Pedro Fages Expedition
This marker designates the area where on March 27, 1772 a scientific team under the auspices of the Empire of Spain stopped on Strawberry Creek to include an observation of is now known as Golden Gate. According to Juan Crespi, diarist, the first . . . Map (db m42034) HM
74California (Alameda County), Livermore — Duarte Garage — Built Circa 1915 by F.H. Duarte
The garage was a way station on the original Lincoln Highway, the first transcontinental U.S. highway.Map (db m198575) HM
75California (Alameda County), Oakland — El Camino Rancho San Antonio
About 1820, along this route ran the earliest known road from Mission San Jose over Rancho San Antonio to the ranchos north.Map (db m54112) HM
76California (Alameda County), Oakland — First Latitude Sighting of the Golden Gate — 27 March 1772
Capt. Don Pedro, Father Fray Juan Crespi, fourteen soldiers, and a Christian Indian, camped here and took a latitude sighting of the Golden Gate. Agalanes • John Rutledge • Ann Loucks • Mount Diablo • Berkeley Hills • Oakland Campanile • . . . Map (db m72138) HM
77California (Butte County), Oroville — 1879 Site of Messilla Valley School
The Oregon School District was formed in 1856 and the schoolhouse stood near Dry Creek behind the old Pence Hotel. In 1872 the schoolhouse was relocated and rebuilt behind the existing corrals south of present day Durhan-Pentz Road. Following the . . . Map (db m65869) HM
78California (Del Norte County), Crescent City — National Tribute Grove — 5000 Acres — Largest World War II Memorial in the United States —
–top plaque– This Unit of 500 Acres in the National Tribute Grove is Preserved Through the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution To Honor Those Who Served in the Armed Forces of the United States in World . . . Map (db m122130) WM
79California (Glenn County), Bayliss — Bayliss Library
This historic Carnegie Library was built to serve the small, rural population of the surrounding area. It was dedicated on July 14, 1917, and has been in continuous use as a free public library since that date. The Willows Chapter . . . Map (db m91797) HM
80California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Eureka Free Public Library
California’s first free library was established in Eureka on May 11, 1878 and was situated in this Carnegie Building 1904-1972Map (db m71976) HM
81California (Imperial County), Imperial — Imperial Valley Veterans' Memorial
This Memorial Erected in Honor of Those Who Served Their Country in Time of War By Veteran's Memorial Housing Committee - May 30, 1941 • Representing County Board of Supervisors - Hugh T. Osborne • Representing veterans of the war with . . . Map (db m81827) WM
82California (Los Angeles County), Agoura Hills — Reyes Adobe Historical Site
Daughters of the American Revolution commemorate the significant role the Reyes Adobe historical site played in the development of California and its history. The property was a stop along the state's famous El Camino Real.Map (db m154344) HM
83California (Los Angeles County), Calabasas — 160 — Plummer House
Known as the “Oldest House in Hollywood”, this house was built in the 1870’s by Eugene Raphael Plummer.Map (db m126802) HM
84California (Los Angeles County), Elizabeth Lake — Butterfield Overland Mail — and Havilah Coachline
Butterfield Overland Mail and Havilah Coachline used these houses from 1861-1881.Map (db m141467) HM
85California (Los Angeles County), Glendora — 1 — Glendora City Hall — 1913
First historical landmark — Historical Society Museum, original site of 1913 city hall, jail, and fire house — Dedicated May 8, 1990. Bob Kuhn, Mayor, City of Glendora. John Gordon, President, Glendora Historical Society. Marker . . . Map (db m137562) HM
86California (Los Angeles County), Lancaster — Antelope Valley Indian Museum — State Historic Park
Site of ancient Indian villages. It was built in 1928 by H.A.Edwards. It was purchased and enlarged, 1938-1941, by Grace Oliver. The museum opened in 1941.Map (db m152544) HM
87California (Los Angeles County), Long Beach — Rancho Los Alamitos — Honoring the Indians
Honoring the Indians of Puvungna who fished these shores long before the reign of the Dons. U.S.A. Bicentennial year 1975 Susan B. Anthony Chapter NSDARMap (db m132708) HM
88California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 531 — Lummis Home — El Alisal
Built by Charles F. Lummis, writer, editor, founder Southwest Museum. Declared Historic Cultural Monument No. 68.Map (db m163698) HM
89California (Los Angeles County), Mission Hills — 157 — San Fernando Mission
Founded in 1797 by Father Fermin Francisco Lasuen. We honor those men of faith, courage and vision who guided the founding of the mission and also those who have preserved it for posterity.Map (db m169607) HM
90California (Los Angeles County), Pasadena — Benjamin Davis Wilson — Don Benito
To the memory of Benjamin Davis Wilson, Don Benito, 1811 – 1878, pioneer trapper and settler who came to California in 1841, and in 1864 blazed the trail up this mountain which bears his name.Map (db m123037) HM
91California (Los Angeles County), San Gabriel — San Gabriel Mission — Founded September 8, 1771
This marks the oldest building in Southern California of brick, stone and mortar. Built 1791-1805, completed and dedicated.Map (db m50947) HM
92California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — Point Fermin Lighthouse
Panel 1: Point Fermin Light House, dedicated by Stephen M. White and Rudecinda Parlors Native Sons and Native Daughters of the Golden West, San Pedro, California, May 2, 1940. Built 1874. Panel 2: Point Fermin Lighthouse, . . . Map (db m51006) HM
93California (Los Angeles County), Santa Monica — George Washington — 1732-1799
In commemoration of the two-hundredth birthday of George Washington, first President of the United States, whose wisdom, foresight, and patriotism are an inspiration to all true Americans.Map (db m119721) HM
94California (Los Angeles County), South Pasadena — Adobe Flores
Headquarters of General Jose Maria Flores before the capitulation to General John C. Fremont, January 13, 1847, at Cahuenga.Map (db m129774) HM
95California (Los Angeles County), South Pasadena — 19 — Cathedral Oak Monument
Panel 1: Under this oak — the legend runs — the first Easter Services in California were held by Father Crespi in 1770. Panel 2: Near this spot the Cathedral Oak stood. Time destroyed its roots. This . . . Map (db m134912) HM
96California (Los Angeles County), Sylmar — 1971 Sylmar Earthquake — Lest We Forget
This tablet presented February 9, 1979, to the Veterans Memorial Park, in loving memory of the many veterans, nurses, and aides of the San Fernando Valley Veterans Hospital, whose lives were lost during the earthquake of February 9, 1971.Map (db m150941) HM
97California (Los Angeles County), Whittier — 681 — Paradox Hybrid Walnut Tree
Planted in 1907 as an experiment for the University of California.Map (db m50978) HM
98California (Marin County), San Rafael — Marin
Indian Warrior Baptized by Franciscan Fathers. A Ferryman on the San Francisco Bay, He Became Known as El Marinero (The Sailor) Died about 1835 Map (db m102758) HM
99California (Monterey County), Carmel-by-the-Sea — Early American Baptisms in California
Honoring Four Early Americans in California They came to this coast as seamen and remained as settlers Baptized in this Mission George Mayo, of Plymouth, Mass., on 3 August, 1816 Thomas W. Doak, of Boston, Mass., on 22 November, 1816 . . . Map (db m63684) HM
100California (Monterey County), Monterey — Colton Hall – Site of California’s Original Constitution
Forty-eight men of diverse education and cultural backgrounds from throughout California converged upon Monterey in September in 1849 to frame a constitutional government for California. Working together as Californians, they created this . . . Map (db m63348) HM

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