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The Spirit of ’76, America’s Bicentennial Celebration Historical Markers

During the time America was celebrating its Bicentennial (1776-1976), historic markers were erected to commemorate different events or projects. This Marker Series is for those historic markers that have the Bicentennial logo, were inspired by, have reference to it in someway within its context or was placed by a Bicentennial committee, commission etc.
 
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By TRCP Alliance, June 22, 2013
Bartram’s Trail Marker
GEOGRAPHIC SORT
1Alabama (Baldwin County), Stockton — Bartram’s Trail
William Bartram, America’s first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Baldwin County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain’s King . . . — Map (db m81855) HM
2Alabama (Clarke County), Rockville — Bartram's Trail
William Bartram, America’s first native born artist-naturalist, passed through Clarke County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain’s King George . . . — Map (db m101568) HM
3Alabama (Elmore County), Wetumpka — Bartram's Trail
William Bartram, America’s first native born artist-naturalist, passed through Elmore County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. In 1776 the appointed botanist of Britain’s King . . . — Map (db m69431) HM
4Alabama (Jackson County), Scottsboro — Gen. Andrew JacksonSoldier, Statesman, 7th President U.S.A.
Jackson County was created by the State Legislature on December 13, 1819 while in session in Huntsville, Ala. The county was named in honor of Gen. Andrew Jackson who was visiting in Huntsville at the time. This Statue was presented by the . . . — Map (db m22262) HM
5Alabama (Macon County), Tuskegee — Bartram's Trail
William Bartram, America's first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Macon County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain's King George . . . — Map (db m99676) HM
6Alabama (Russell County), Phenix City — Bartram's Trail
William Bartram, American's first native born artist - naturalist, passed through Russell County during the Revolutionary era, making the first scientific notations of its flora, fauna and inhabitants. As the appointed botanist of Britain's King . . . — Map (db m48433) HM
7Alaska, Anchorage — Resolution Park 1776 / 1778
1776 Two events destined to change the history of the world took place the first week of July 1776. On the fourth day of July, the Representatives of the United States of America, in general congress assembled at Philadelphia, declared . . . — Map (db m69767) HM
8Arizona (Coconino County), Fredonia — Prickly Pears and Pinion NutsDominguez y Escalante Expedition 1776-1976
A worn and hungry band of Spanish explorers made camp at Johnson Wash, six miles to the east, on October 21, 1776. Fathers Dominguez and Escalante called it Santa Barbara. They found no water for horses or the men who were subsisting on meager . . . — Map (db m94920) HM
9Arizona (Coconino County), Marble Canyon — Dominguez y Escalante Expedition1776 - 1976 — Treacherous Descent —
Text from: Historical Markers with The Arizona Department of Transportation right of way. Prepared by: Roadside Development Section April 1, 1997 Fatigued by a thirty mile ride, the padres picked their way down the rocky north slope . . . — Map (db m39917) HM
10Arizona (Coconino County), Marble Canyon — Impossible CanyonsDominguez y Escalante Expedition 1776-1976
In desperate search for a crossing of the Colorado River before the wild storms of winter might further weaken their starving bodies, Fathers Dominguez and Escalante led their expedition past this point on October 26, 1776. Five days were spent . . . — Map (db m94896) HM
11Arizona (Coconino County), Page — Crossing of the FathersDominguez y Escalante Expedition 1776-1976
Within sight of this place the Franciscan priests Dominguez and Escalante and their ten companions experienced two of the most difficult challenges among many along the 1,800 miles of their epic journey from the Spanish presidio at Santa Fe, New . . . — Map (db m40324) HM
12Arizona (Pima County), Tucson — Bicentennial Moon Tree
This seedling was grown from the very seeds that journeyed to the moon and back on board Apollo 14. It symbolizes the major role forests played in developing our American Heritage and the vital role forests have in our future. This planting made . . . — Map (db m83012) HM
13Arizona (Yavapai County), Prescott — Bicentennial Tree
The International Society of Arboriculture and the National Arborist Association jointly recognize this significant tree in this bicentennial year as having lived here during the American Revolutionary Period. 1776 1976. [Added brass . . . — Map (db m18861) HM
14Arkansas (Desha County), Dumas — Arkansas Indians
The Arkansas Indians (the down stream people), a branch of the Quapaw tribe, lived in Desha County. Their presence was first recorded by Marquette and Joliet, French explorers, in 1673. They were known as les Beaux Hommes. La Salle while . . . — Map (db m107809) HM
15Arkansas (Desha County), Watson — Desha County Seat — 1874 - 1880 —
Watson became the county seat of Desha County after Napoleon was abandoned to the Mississippi River. Lewis W. Watson donated the land and built the courthouse near this site. The county seat was moved to Arkansas City in 1880. Watson remained the . . . — Map (db m107757) HM
16Arkansas (Lonoke County), Lonoke — Lonoke Landmarks
Joseph Taylor Robinson Home - 204 NE Front St. Practiced law in Lonoke - 1893-1912 U.S. Congressman - 1902-1913. Governor of Arkansas - January - March 1913. U.S. Senator - 1913-1937. Lonoke was named for lone oak tree, surveyor's landmark for . . . — Map (db m65710) HM
17Arkansas (Perry County), Perryville — City of Perryville
Among early settlers were Price, Houston, Greathouse, Rison, Blackwell, Buckingham and Bland. Perryville was named after Commodore Oliver H. Perry, established as a county seat 1840 and incorporated as a town in 1878. First church organized in Rison . . . — Map (db m156771) HM
18Arkansas (Saline County), Bauxite — Bauxite, Arkansas
Following the discovery of extensive bauxite ore deposits in 1887, an ore drying plant was located here by The Pittsburg Reduction Co. In 1903 a small village was laid out to house the workers. This village which included a bank, hospital, theater . . . — Map (db m96634) HM
19Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — Saline County Revolutionary War Soldiers
In honor of two Revolutionary War soldiers who chose Saline County, Arkansas as their home. After enlisting in the spring of 1777, they served through the winter at Valley Forge and to the end of the war in 1783. ASHER BAGLEY, Private . . . — Map (db m96595) WM
20Arkansas (Saline County), Benton — The Gann Building
Built in 1893, the office of Dr. Dewell Gann, Sr. is the only known bauxite building in existence. The building was constructed by patients who could not afford to pay for services he had rendered them. The soft stone was dug from a farm nearby, . . . — Map (db m96597) HM
21Arkansas (Saline County), Bryant — The Battle of Hurricane Creek
After the fall of Little Rock to Union forces in September, 1863, the area immediately south of the Arkansas River became a No Man’s Land. On the morning of October 23, 1864, a Federal detachment of the 7th Army Corps, returning to Little Rock after . . . — Map (db m96635) HM
22Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — Moon TreeLoblolly Pine (Pinustaeda)
This tree was grown from a seed that journeyed to the Moon and back aboard Apollo 14 1971 Planted here on Arbor Day March 15 Bicentennial Year 1976 — Map (db m92358) HM
23California (Alameda County), Hayward — Juan Bautista de Anza Expedition Campsite #98
Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza by decree of Carlos III of Spain led an expedition to this site – The mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area In the center of the marker is a circular motif, designed by Doris Birkland . . . — Map (db m28815) HM
24California (Butte County), Oroville — County Community Well
1856 Renovated Oroville Rotary 1980 (Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976) — Map (db m65844) HM
25California (Butte County), Oroville — First Liberty Pole In The West
. . . — Map (db m65908) HM
26California (Butte County), Oroville — First Pharmacy
Randall & McDermott 1855 B.S.A. Troop 29 (Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976) — Map (db m65909) HM
27California (Butte County), Oroville — Liberty Pole
In 1767, when our yet to be united nation felt the stirrings of revolution, freedom-loving colonists carved and erected the first “Liberty Pole”. It served as a rallying point for those who opposed the British imposed Stamp Act. . . . — Map (db m65843) HM
28California (Butte County), Oroville — Site of Boehme & Heep Saloon
Built 1855 Restored 1976 by Aerie No. 196 – Fraternal Order of Eagles, Oroville (Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976) — Map (db m65907) HM
29California (Butte County), Oroville — Site of First Oroville Bank
McWilliams & Tymeson 1855 Wells Fargo & Company Express Agents First Brick Bldg in Oroville Fraternal Order of Eagles No. 196 (Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976) — Map (db m65906) HM
30California (Butte County), Oroville — The American
Site of First Theater in Oroville The American (Seal of the American Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976) — Map (db m65838) HM
31California (Humboldt County), Eureka — The Josiah Gregg Expedition
After finding Humboldt Bay from the sand dunes near Fairhaven on December 20, 1849, the Dr. Josiah Gregg exploring party reached the present site of Eureka. December 26, passing an open area near this point, to camp by an Indian village close to . . . — Map (db m91923) HM
32California (Los Angeles County), La Crescenta-Montrose — The Bell of La Crescenta Elementary School
Dominated by a shingled belfry and resonant bell, the first schoolhouse in the Crescenta-Cańada Valley was erected on this site in 1888. Rehung in 1914, this bell summoned children to school until it was dismantled in 1948, when it began . . . — Map (db m147003) HM
33California (Los Angeles County), La Verne — La Verne Bicentennial Liberty Bell
The original Liberty Bell, cast in 1752, continues to serve as a symbol of courage and freedom. In the bicentennial year of 1975, the White Chapel Foundry in London cast 100 duplicate bells, two for each state. California cities which secured . . . — Map (db m151730) HM
34California (Los Angeles County), Los Angeles — 522 — Tongva SpringsWounded Deer Springs — Serra Springs —
The National Society Sons of the American Colonists California State Society Los Angeles, John Borton Chapter Bicentennial marking 1976 Marked this day March 20 1976, as a California Historical Spanish Colonial Landmark “In 1776 Portola . . . — Map (db m122157) HM
35California (Monterey County), Monterey — Moon Tree
Coast Redwood Sequoia sempervirens This "Moon Tree" is a Coast Redwood grown from a seed that in January 1971 was carried to the moon and brought back to earth by Major Stuart Roosa, Command Module Pilot for Apollo 14. The seed . . . — Map (db m63500) HM
36California (San Joaquin County), Lathrop — 780-7 — First Transcontinental RailroadSite of Completion of Pacific Railroad
The construction of the San Joaquin River Bridge completed the last link of the Transcontinental Railroad. Building had simultaneously proceeded from the Bay Area and Sacramento and met at the San Joaquin River. The first train crossed the bridge on . . . — Map (db m11380) HM
37California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — Chinese 1976 Bicentennial Monument
The Chinese community of Stockton dedicates this monument to the city of Stockton to commemorate the bicentennial year of 1976, in memory of the contributions which the Chinese have made to Stockton. The ingenuity of the Chinese . . . — Map (db m103083) HM
38California (San Mateo County), Half Moon Bay — The James Johnston House
James Johnston, a forty-niner from Ohio, established a homestead on this wild, romantic vista of sloping fields and ocean shore in 1853. For his Californiano bride, Petra Maria de Jara, he built this typical eastern saltbox, whose origins from the . . . — Map (db m25518) HM
39Connecticut (Hartford County), Simsbury — Connecticut Charter Oak Descendent
Connecticut Charter Oak Descendent Planted In Commemoration Of The Celebration Of The Bicentennial Of The United States Of America July 4, 1976 The Simsbury Bicentennial Committee Jackson F. Eno, Chairman — Map (db m88144) HM
40Connecticut (Hartford County), South Windsor — Birthplace of Jonathan Edwards
First American theologian and philosopher. Born in 1703, son of Timothy Edwards. He graduated from Yale at age 17, was pastor in Bolton, tutor at Yale, missionary at Stockbridge, and in 1758 became pres. of Princeton University where he died. His . . . — Map (db m114044) HM
41Connecticut (New Haven County), Orange — Sacred to the Memory
Sacred To The Memory Of All Those Known And Unknown Who Served Our Country Erected 1976 by the Orange Bicentennial Commission — Map (db m27722) WM
42Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Kosciuszko Park• Tadeusz Kosciuszko • — American Soldier • Polish Patriot —
In observance of the Nation’s Bicentennial, this park by resolution of the city council of Wilmington was named In Memory of Tadeusz Kosciuszko 1746 ~ 1817 Colonel, Army of the United States American Soldier Major General, . . . — Map (db m68371) HM
43District of Columbia (Washington), The National Mall — A Memorial to the 56 Signers of the Declaration of IndependenceA Gift From The American Revolution Bicentennial Administration — 1976 —
In Congress, July 4, 1776. Unanimous Declaration of the thirteen united States of America. And for the support of this Declaration, with a firm reliance on the protection of Divine Providence, we . . . — Map (db m137039) HM
44Florida (Brevard County), Satellite Beach — United States Air Force1976 - 2075
The men and women of the Air Force Eastern Test Range proudly dedicate this monument to our national progress in missile and space technology in recognition of the American revolution Bicentennial. Erected on site of support elements for early space . . . — Map (db m57602) HM
45Florida (Hernando County), Brooksville — Hernando County War Memorial
In loving memory of those who gave their lives in the service of their country World War I World War II Korea Vietnam Erected by American Legion in cooperation with the Hernando County Action ‘76 Committee and the Florida State Bicentennial . . . — Map (db m132461) WM
46Florida (Manatee County), Bradenton — The 1887 Church
Construction of this historic church was started in 1887. Completion was delayed until 1889 due to a yellow fever epidemic which claimed the lives of the pastor and many members of the congregation. Used to house the first Christian congregation . . . — Map (db m43102) HM
47Florida (Polk County), Mulberry — The Mulberry Time Capsule
This marker commemorates the dedication of the Mulberry Time Capsule. The capsule was placed here on June 12, 1977 by the Greater Mulberry Chamber of Commerce. The capsule will be opened in the year 2076 to view the mementoes of the 1976 . . . — Map (db m4984) HM
48Florida (St. Johns County), St. Augustine — Spanish Public Well
Spanish Public Well Constructed prior to 1763 Filled and partially destroyed during British Occupation 1763 – 1784 Restored 1975 as a Bicentennial project of: City Of St. Augustine Historic St. Augustine . . . — Map (db m143640) HM
49Georgia (Franklin County), Royston — Royston, GA / U.S. Bicentennial Monument
North Inscription Royston, GA The tri-county city where agriculture and industry join hands with progress! Mid Strickland, Mayor Imogene Lester, City Clerk Councilmen Ben Dickson Jerry Gaines, Mayor Pro-tem . . . — Map (db m61735)
50Georgia (Fulton County), Roswell — Historic Roswell Square Bicentennial Restoration Project
For years called “The Park,” this area was set aside by Roswell’s founders. Present walks duplicate original paths. President Theodore Roosevelt spoke here from a bandstand in 1905. Historic Roswell Square Bicentennial Restoration . . . — Map (db m112081) HM
51Georgia (Glascock County), Gibson — Glascock County National Bicentennial Monument
1776 - 1976 [Crossed U.S. and Georgia Flags] By the Citizens & Friends of Glascock County in Commemoration of Our Nation's Two Hundredth Birthday — Map (db m90543) HM
52Idaho (Elmore County), Glenns Ferry — Idaho's Bicentennial Wagon
In 1975, this wagon joined 49 other state wagons from across the country in a pilgrimage to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania to celebrate America'a Bicentennial. Prior to leaving for Valley Forge, the wagon visited schools, communities, and parks . . . — Map (db m125729) HM
53Illinois (Cook County), Arlington Heights — 116 W. Euclid
Built in 1859 by Elijah Amasa Allen. In 1888 Eugene Berbecker, foster son of E.A. Allen Became Owner. Berbecker Park is named in his honor. — Map (db m117510) HM
54Illinois (Cook County), Arlington Heights — 609 N. Dunton
Built in 1865 by James Shirra. This same year he opened a Grist Mill at 102 N. Arlington Heights Road and Wing Street. — Map (db m117514) HM
55Illinois (Massac County), Metropolis — Illinois in the American Revolution
George Rogers Clark arrived at Fort Massac on June 30, 1778, with about 175 men, under orders from Virginia to capture the British outposts in Illinois. British failure to regarrison the old French fort here enabled Clark to enter the Illinois . . . — Map (db m60313) HM
56Illinois (Randolph County), Kaskaskia — Illinois in the American Revolution
George Rogers Clark's capture of Kaskaskia in July, 1778, doomed British control of the Illinois country. The occupation of Kaskaskia was the first step in Clark's plan to capture the western headquarters of the British at Detroit. Under . . . — Map (db m143482) HM
57Illinois (St. Clair County), Cahokia — Illinois in the American Revolution
George Rogers Clark captured Kaskaskia on the night of July 4-5, 1778, and then sent a small company under Captain Joseph Bowman northward to Cahokia. Bowman met no resistance from the French settlers along the way, and took possession of Cahokia on . . . — Map (db m140497) HM
58Indiana (Dearborn County), Lawrenceburg — LawrenceburgFounded 1802
Birthplace of two Indiana Governors. Albert Gallatin Porter, eighteenth Governor (1881-1885), born here April 20, 1824, died Indianapolis, May 3, 1897; and Winfield Taylor Durbin, twenty-fourth Governor (1901-1905), born here May 4, 1847, died . . . — Map (db m66907) HM
59Indiana (Huntington County), Andrews — Lessel Long1838 - 1915
Lessel Long was a Huntington County pioneer, a Union soldier in the Civil War, and a prisoner of war at Andersonville prison (Camp Sumter) where 13,000 prisoners died. After the war he became a manufacturer and merchant in Andrews. In 1886 he . . . — Map (db m76418) HM
60Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Chief Francis La Fontaine(Topeah) 1810-1847
In 1840 the Miami Indians agreed to move from the upper Wabash area to eastern Kansas. Francis La Fontaine was his tribe’s last principal chief. After leading his people west in 1846, he died at Lafayette, Indiana, en route to his home. The body was . . . — Map (db m76449) HM
61Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Ex Parte Milligan
In a landmark decision on April 3, 1866, the United States Supreme Court overturned the conspiracy against the national government conviction of Huntington attorney Lambdin P. Milligan (1812-1899). This decision, rising out of the Civil War, set a . . . — Map (db m71300) HM
62Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — John R. Kissinger1877 - 1946 — Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient "Quiet Hero - Few Know His Name" —
John R. Kissinger, who lived in Huntington in his latter years, became the first volunteer to subject himself to the bite of an infected mosquito (1900) in an experiment to identify the cause of "Yellow Jack" (Yellow Fever). This successful . . . — Map (db m135771) HM
63Indiana (Huntington County), Huntington — Samuel Huntington1731 -- 1796 — Signer of the Declaration of Independence —
This city, township and county were named for Samuel Huntington, signer of the Declaration of Independence and important political figure in the Revolutionary War era. Records indicate the name was given by Elias Murray, Huntington's nephew, when he . . . — Map (db m71299) HM
64Indiana (Madison County), Markleville — Bicentennial1776 – 1976
The original log cabin of John D. Markle 1793 – 1865 was erected on this site in 1833. An early pioneer of Adams Township, Mr. Markle founded the town of Markleville in 1854, and was Postmaster until 1860. — Map (db m106449) HM
65Indiana (Tippecanoe County), West Lafayette — 79.1998.2 — Fort Ouiatenon
First post in Indiana area built nearby in 1717 by French Canada to counter British expansion in valleys of Wabash and Ohio rivers. Served as trade and communication post. French surrendered fort to British in 1761 during the French and Indian War. . . . — Map (db m36207) HM
66Kansas (Dickinson County), Abilene — 5 — Eisenhower Park
Franklin D. Roosevelt's New Deal and Works Progress Administration was the basis for the construction of Abilene's swimming pool, stadium, rose garden, and other buildings located in this park. This park project under the WPA was one of thirty such . . . — Map (db m49551) HM
67Kansas (Dickinson County), Herington — Bicentennial Monument Dedication1776 - 1976
This monument is dedicated to the men and women who gave of themselves and far too often their lives to foster and perpetuate the American dream. To those who conceived our Constitution, those who wrote it, and those who fashioned the quills. . . . — Map (db m49723) WM
68Kansas (Johnson County), Olathe — Bicentennial Time Capsule
Beneath this stone is buried a capsule containing papers and items used in celebrating the American Revolution Bicentennial in Johnson County, Kansas. Placed on this Thanksgiving Eve November 24, 1976 A.D. by the Johnson County Bicentennial . . . — Map (db m69376) HM
69Louisiana (East Baton Rouge Parish), Baton Rouge — Campanile1926 1976
"Erected as an enduring monument to memorialize Louisiana's sons and daughters who died in World War I. The memorial was funded and dedicated April 30, 1926 by General John R. McQuigg, National Commander of the American Legion" — Map (db m89333) WM
70Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Dubach — Autrey House
Autrey House - Built 1849 - Oldest restored dogtrot log house in Lincoln Parish. Built on 200 acres by Absalom Autrey and his wife Elizabeth Norris Autrey after they moved from Selma, Alabama in 1848. Listed on the National Register of Historic . . . — Map (db m23649) HM
71Louisiana (Lincoln Parish), Vienna — Old Wire Road
First road across north Louisiana wilderness. Began as Indian trail. Served as Monroe - Shreveport stage coach road as well as a pioneer route to Texas. After 1847 known as Wire Road because of parallel telegraph line. — Map (db m138772) HM
72Louisiana (Orleans Parish), New Orleans — The Washington Artillery Park — American Revolution Bicentennial: 1776-1976 —
[Panel 1]: On and near this site since 1718 has centered the military activities of both regular and citizen soldiers of France, Spain, the Confederacy and the United States. On either side were the redoubts forming the “Great . . . — Map (db m24684) HM
73Louisiana (St. Helena Parish), Greensburg — Revolutionary War Memorial
Erected to the memory of those Revolutionary War Patriots who not only helped to win freedom for our Country but also helped to carve a civilization within St. Helena Parish. — Map (db m88218) WM
74Louisiana (St. Helena Parish), Montpelier — Montpelier
Parish seat from 1812-1832. Land office - a clearinghouse for public lands between the Mississippi and the Pearl Rivers 1812-1837. Montpelier Academy 1833-1840. Early post office St. Helena 1814-1859. Connected to Natchez Trace. — Map (db m94882) HM
75Louisiana (St. Mary Parish), Morgan City — Attakapa Militia
The Militia of the Attakapa Region of South Central Louisiana served under Spain’s Governor of the colony, Bernardo de Galvez in his campaigns against the British during the War for American Independence. — Map (db m85733) HM
76Louisiana (St. Mary Parish), Morgan City — Dr. Walter BrashearB. MD. 1776 - D. LA. 1860
Famed as surgeon in KY. 1806. Settled Attakapas, LA. 1809. Became large landowner, sugar planter in St. Mary, serving many years in LA. Legislature. Town of Brashear, now Morgan City, incorporated 1860. — Map (db m85751) HM
77Louisiana (Vernon Parish), Leesville — Sgt. Abe Allen — 1896-1941 —
Only soldier from Louisiana to serve under General John J. Pershing's "One Hundred Heroes" in World War I, Company B, 28th Infantry. Received Distinguished Service Cross and the Distinguished Service Medal. — Map (db m86665) HM
78Maine (Washington County), Columbia Falls — Early Settlers of the Pleasant RiverAmerican Revolution Bicentennial 1776-1976
Early Settlers of the Pleasant River Known to Have Been in Action Against the British During the Revolution of 1775 to 1783 [Honor Roll of Veterans] — Map (db m55088) HM WM
79Minnesota (Nicollet County), Courtland — Brighton
On the Red River Oxcart Trail to Traverse des Sioux 1854–First white man to claim land–Bruce Pierce. 1855-56–Then; Christian, John & Andrew Anderson; Christian & Torger Peterson & the Jensens. 1862–The Applebaum home . . . — Map (db m73506) HM
80Minnesota (Nicollet County), Courtland — Courtland
1855 - First settlers were Jacob Harmon, Mr. Haresine, John Sidel, Jacob Gfeller, & Ole Nelson - Most of the early settlers came from Germany. 1856 - Village of Red Stone, near the ferry, was surveyed but never developed. 1856 - Hilo post . . . — Map (db m66070) HM
81Minnesota (Nicollet County), Fairfax — Joseph LaFramboise -Interpreter to the Sioux
1826   Licensed U.S. fur buyer with H. H. Sibley. 1834   Owned Little Rock Trading Post on the Minnesota River. 1837   Interpreter for Indian Treaty at Fort Snelling and Washington D.C. 1838-39   Guide for Jean N. Nicollet, U.S. Gov’t . . . — Map (db m70653) HM
82Minnesota (Nicollet County), Lafayette — Bernadotte Co-op Creamery
Creamery, organized as "Riverside" in 1895 - changed to "Bernadotte" in 1944 - New creamery built 1936 - cost $10,518. It handled whole milk at all times. Patorns delivered cream over 40 years. Co-Op dissolved in 1959. Building sold and used as . . . — Map (db m73900) HM
83Minnesota (Nicollet County), Lafayette — Bernadotte Lutheran Church
Organized 4 May 1866 at Magnus Peterson home, Pastor John Pehrson, by Swedish settlers, 21 charter families, 104 families by 1870. Commemorated on native stone, set in 1937. First worship in homes, in school-house No. 26; first church built . . . — Map (db m79770) HM
84Minnesota (Nicollet County), Lafayette — Lafayette Township and Village
First settler in township was Louis Sharro. John Bush and family came in 1854 and kept an Inn for travelers. Township organized in 1858. First post office 1859 - moved to Village 1897. Village platted 1896; Incorporated Feb., 1900. Minneapolis & St. . . . — Map (db m66615) HM
85Minnesota (Nicollet County), Nicollet — New Sweden Creamery
New Sweden Creamery Association was organized Jan. - 1895.   350 cows were pledged for the Creamery. The creamery was built in 1896. Jan., 1898, Samuel Haugdahl was hired as butter maker.   He received many state and national awards in . . . — Map (db m73922) HM
86Minnesota (Nicollet County), Norseland — Norseland Community
The name Norseland was originated by community spirited settlers - 1858-Norseland Store was built by John Burke 1896-Patrons built Norseland Co-op Creamery next to the Burke store which had a post office 1922-Emil Swenson became a partner . . . — Map (db m73868) HM
87Minnesota (Nicollet County), Norseland — Norseland Community
1854-Methodist church organized-disbanded 1900. 1858-Norwegian Lutheran church organized - 1911 present church erected. 1858-Scandian Grove Lutheran church organized. 1888 stone church erected. 1858-Burkes had a general store & post . . . — Map (db m73881) HM
88Minnesota (Nicollet County), St. Peter — Old Traverse Cemetery
March, 1856 – Traverse des Sioux and St. Peter organized a cemetery Assoc. purchasing 10 acres. Early Missionaries, pioneer, and Civil War Veterans are buried here. Rev. T. C. Williamson, first Missionary in this area and Rev. Stephen . . . — Map (db m66414) HM
89Minnesota (Nicollet County), St. Peter — St. Peter Boat Landing
About 150 feet North of this Park was the old boat landing. Boat transportation from the earliest years of this area until the 1870's was the main source of commercial transportation. The first steamboat to come up the Minnesota River was . . . — Map (db m65784) HM
90Minnesota (Nicollet County), St. Peter — The Bornemann House
First property owner was Wm. B. Dodd. Fourth property owner, Adolph Bornemann, born in Traverse des Sioux 1862. His father, Bernhard, a journalist from Germany came to Traverse des Sioux in 1856; built a hotel & raised sheep. 1869, the Bornemanns . . . — Map (db m68094) HM
91Minnesota (Washington County), Bayport — Bicentennial Monument
1776 • 1976 In memory of the 200th anniversary of the American Revolution and the freedoms for which it was fought. May they always be. Sponsored by Hesley Jensen Post 491 American Legion and friends Beneath this . . . — Map (db m44162) HM
92Mississippi (Oktibbeha County), Starkville — First Baptist Church
Organized July 28, 1839. Thirteen original members, one a slave. Used as a Confederate hospital during War Between the States. L. S. Foster, founder of Mississippi Baptist Orphanage, ordained here. General Stephen D. Lee, first president of A. & M. . . . — Map (db m140704) HM
93Missouri (Cedar County), El Dorado Springs — Missouri Bicentennial Wagon1776 - 1976
This wagon represented the State of Missouri in the 1976 Bicentennial Wagon Train Pilgrimage to Valley Forge, Pennsylvania Wagon Master, Raymond Williams Asst. Wagon Master, Jack Nolan Outriders, Georgia Williams Dixie Nolan-Peak and . . . — Map (db m57421) HM
94Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First Christian Church
Alexander Campbell and Barton Stone, Disciple movement founders, preached to this congregation, founded July 4, 1835 with 35 members, 8 of whom were black. Alexander Procter was minister over 40 years. This neo-Roman church was designed by J.H. Felt . . . — Map (db m140208) HM
95Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — 19 — First Presbyterian ChurchAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
The congregation dates from 1826. The church neither divided nor closed in the Civil War. Designed in 1888 by Nier, Hogg and Byram of Kansas City, Mo. Harry S. Truman first met Bess Wallace here in Sunday School in 1892. — Map (db m121823) HM
96Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Historic Courthouse
This 1933 courthouse, inspired by Independence Hall, contains restored courtroom and office of former Presiding Judge Harry S. Truman. Often remodeled, this building rests upon a foundation laid in 1828. Listed on the National Register of Historic . . . — Map (db m34782) HM
97Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Hughes House
The Misses Mollie and Josie Hughes hired the architectural firm of Gibbs and Parker, Kansas City, MO., to design this ornate Queen Anne style residence. Erected in 1887, it was one of a group of mansions on Main Street owned by the Bryant-Hughes . . . — Map (db m140405) HM
98Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — McCoy House
In 1856 this Greek Revival and Italianate style house was completed by William McCoy, a merchant and banker, on property once owned by Samuel C. Owens, a merchant and Santa Fe trader. McCoy served as the first Mayor of Independence, MO., in 1849. — Map (db m144541) HM
99Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Sawyer-Jennings House
Erected in 1887 by Aaron Flint Sawyer, a partner in the Chrisman - Sawyer Banking Company, this Queen Anne style residence is the design of T.B. Smith, a talented Independence, Mo., architect and builder. — Map (db m140794) HM
100Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — Second Baptist Church
Organized in 1861, the present building was erected in 1886. The congregation has been a spiritual, educational and cultural leader. The first black school was held here. Western Baptist Seminary was organized in this church. — Map (db m144550) HM

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