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.
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
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
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
Side . . . — — Map (db m106593) HM
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
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
This monument is to memorialize Chickasaw Chief George Colbert who operated a river ferry, travelers stand, and had a home on this Natchez Trace site. Colbert Co. AL was named in his honor. — — Map (db m84706) HM
Soldier of France
Volunteer in the cause of
Guest of the Nation
Entertained in Selma
On his way to Cahaba
Placed by the Cherokee Chapter
Daughters of the American Revolution
June 14, . . . — — Map (db m37671) HM
At this site stood Fort Toulouse,
later Fort Jackson, named in honor of
Gen. Andrew Jackson
March 27, 1814,
defeated the Creek Indians in a
decisive battle at Horseshoe Bend.
Peter Forney Chapter D.A.R. . . . — — Map (db m69705) HM
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
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.
The Alabama . . . — — Map (db m39830) HM
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
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
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
"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
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
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
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
To the memory of
of Tallapoosa County Alabama
who gave their lives in the
Sanford E. Adams
Henry Lorenza Dabbs
Paul H. Harris
Amos D. Howle
Clarence E. Newell
Harmie E. Stevens . . . — — Map (db m68068) WM
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
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 - Rak — — Map (db m42057) HM
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
"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
With American and . . . — — Map (db m31843) HM
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
"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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 1828 — — Map (db m30579) HM
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
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
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
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.
1897 — — Map (db m121278) HM
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
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
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
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
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
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
–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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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.
Point Fermin Lighthouse, . . . — — Map (db m51006) HM
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
Under this oak — the legend runs — the first Easter Services in California
were held by Father Crespi in 1770.
Near this spot the Cathedral Oak stood. Time destroyed its roots. This . . . — — Map (db m134912) HM
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
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
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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