Greek immigrant Christopher Anastasios Katechis opened Chris’ Hot Dogs on May 1, 1917, at 138 Dexter Avenue. Until the 1960’s, Chris offered curb service for its hot dogs, leading to long lines of cars cued for service. The hot dogs featured Chris’ . . . — — Map (db m103243) HM
Rosa Parks Returns to St. Paul AME
Rosa Louise McCauley Parks, the Mother of the Civil Rights Movement, passed away in Detroit on Oct. 24, 2005 at the age of 92. Six days later, dressed in the uniform of an AME deaconess, her body arrived . . . — — Map (db m127280) HM
After Iraq's defeat in the Persian Gulf War, the Iraqi dictator ignored numerous United Nations Resolutions which resulted in America declaring a "regime change" as an official goal of U.S. policy. In the context of the new terrorist threat after . . . — — Map (db m92337) HM WM
[Written on the initial marker, provided for context]
Our Constitution names the President of the United States the Commander in Chief of all the Armed Forces. Presidents who have served in our military are displayed on the following . . . — — Map (db m92424) HM WM
This VC-9C, serial number 73-1682, transported America's top leadership from 1975 until 2011. Much of that time it served as Air Force Two for Vice Presidents Walter Mondale, George H.W. Bush, Dan Quayle, Al Gore, and Dick Cheney.
It also . . . — — Map (db m142564) HM
This is a selection of people, renowned in their perspective professions, who at one time called Burleith their home.
•Actress Nancy Ordway (1914-2005), a 1940s radio star, lived at 1710 35th Street. She starred in the nationally broadcast . . . — — Map (db m113388) HM
Dr. Dorothy Height worked to advance women's, civil, and human rights with many of our nation's leaders. How many can you recognize?
Dr. Dorothy Height
Has lived at 700 7th Street, SW since 1983. As President Emmerita . . . — — Map (db m112797) HM
Thurgood Marshall (July 2, 1908-January 24, 1993), the great-grandson of slaves, was the first African-American justice appointed to the United States Supreme Court. Where he served from 1967 to 1991. Earlier in his career, Marshall was a . . . — — Map (db m179223) HM
The Richmond Hill Veterans Monument is dedicated to the men and women of the U.S. Armed Forces who have served our great nation throughout the 20th and 21st centuries, but the history of sacrifice and duty to our nation weaves a patriotic tapestry . . . — — Map (db m128029) WM
"We ask a lot of those who wear our uniform.
We ask them to leave their loved ones, to travel
great distances, to risk injury, even to be
prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice of their
lives. They are dedicated. They are honorable.
They . . . — — Map (db m197129) WM
"We will not tire,
We will not falter,
We will not fail!"
President George W. Bush
God Bless America
Land that I love
Stand beside her and guide her
Through the night with a light from
above. . . . — — Map (db m196528) WM
Born 05 Apr 1937
Harlem, New York
Graduated ROTC, City College
of New York, 1958
Alma Vivian Johnson, 25 Aug 1962
Luther and Maud Powell
- First Black -
Secretary of State
National Security Advisor
Chairman, . . . — — Map (db m83307) HM WM
To the general public, the identity of William S. Farish is likely created by his term as the United States Ambassador to England, his business association and friendships with both Presidents Bush, and his friendship with Queen Elizabeth II, who . . . — — Map (db m162080) HM
Panel 1 At the stroke of midnight on August 2, 1990, Iraqi troops blasted across the border of their tiny oil-rich neighbor to the south in Kuwait in order to occupy and annex the small sheikdom and gain control of its ample oil reserves. . . . — — Map (db m115151) HM
Out of the clear blue morning sky of September 11, 2001, war came to America. Nineteen hijackers seized four passenger planes and flew them as manned missiles directly into symbols of American financial and military power. Two planes struck the . . . — — Map (db m115804) HM WM
Deposing a Dictator: Invading Iraq and the Overthrow of Saddam Hussein (March 2003 – May 2003)By the end of 2002, President George W. Bush had become dissatisfied with Saddam Hussein's level of cooperation with U.N. weapons inspectors . . . — — Map (db m115805) HM WM
The land the Scottish Rite Temple was purchased for $17,000 on September 16, 1913. The building measures approximately 133 feet by 111 feet and surprisingly, only cost $186,477.28 to construct. It houses a three-story theater, library, and kitchen . . . — — Map (db m139903) HM
Buddy Guy was born July 30, 1936. in Lettsworth, Louisiana.
He worked at LSU facilities services department before
leaving to pursue a music career. On September 25, 1957
he boarded a train in New Orleans, Louisiana and arrived
in Chicago to . . . — — Map (db m127815) HM
Navy-Marine Corps Memorial Stadium has been called a "Memorial that happens to be a stadium". While visitors and athletes for nearly 50 years have been inspired by the campaigns and battles emblazoned around the stadium facade, much more needed . . . — — Map (db m127935) HM WM
On the 11th of September 2001, at approximately 8:30 am, an attack began against several points in the United States. By 2:00 pm that day, both towers of the World Trade Center were destroyed. A fire was raging in a . . . — — Map (db m85866) WM
Dedicated to the victims
who lost their lives
in the terrorist attacks
on September 11, 2001
"Terrorist attacks can
shake the foundations
of our biggest buildings,
but they cannot touch
the foundation of America." . . . — — Map (db m59394) HM
What is the Simpson County Heritage Trail?
The Simpson County Heritage Trail
was established through the Simpson
County Development Foundation
in 2011. Each stop along the trail is
of historic significance to Simpson
County, . . . — — Map (db m114429) HM
"I see that the old flagpole still stands. Have your troops hoist the Colors to its peak, and let no enemy ever haul them down."
Gen. Douglas MacArthur
"To be prepared for war is one of the most effectual means of preserving peace." . . . — — Map (db m88344) WM
The Coliseum, originally called the Livestock Pavilion, has traditionally been used for showing and judging livestock and for horse shows. In addition, four presidents who have visited the Fairgrounds have spoken here –
William Howard . . . — — Map (db m85011) HM
For the first time in Cardinals history, a sitting president, George W. Bush, threw out the ceremonial first pitch to open the Cardinals season. Bush was only the second sitting president to attend a Cardinals home game (Taft in 1910). — — Map (db m209424) HM
Landscape architect Howard Daniels designed the original portion of Green Lawn Cemetery in 1848. Noted Columbus architect Frank Packard designed Green Lawn's Chapel mausoleum, the Hayden family mausoleum, and the Packard mausoleum. Spanning over . . . — — Map (db m12431) HM
George W Bush
President George W. Bush became the third sitting
U.S. president to visit Sidney when he arrived at The
Spot on August 28, 2004 while campaigning for
re-election. The President greeted shocked Spot
patrons, and ordered a . . . — — Map (db m136135) HM
President of the United States,
Visited the University of Scranton
on 16 January 2003
to greet the people of
and to address the nation. — — Map (db m128164) HM
On August 4, 2000, a train carrying Texas Governor George W. Bush, his running mate Dick Cheney, U.S. Senator Rick Santorum, and future Congresswoman Melissa Hart stopped here in Wampum to greet approximately 500 people who had gathered by the . . . — — Map (db m72184) HM
In this rock, we perpetually commemorate the courage of those who lost their lives on UAL Flight #93 on September 11, 2001.
Their legacy will endure. Future generations will be reminded of their honor and courage.
Dedicated by the . . . — — Map (db m8225) WM
"We will not waiver, we will not tire we will
not falter and we will not fail. Peace and freedom
will prevail. George W. Bush
Persian Gulf War
2 August 1990 - 11 April 1991
U.S. President George H. Bush
The occupation of Kuwait . . . — — Map (db m164078) HM WM
After the terror attacks on September 11, 2001, President George
W. Bush declared a world wide war on terrorism involving open
and covert military actions . . . — — Map (db m144196) WM
Located in an area of McLennan County once inhabited by Tonkawa Indians, the community of Crawford grew slowly from an 1850s settlement centered around Tonk Crossing (two miles northeast). The first townsite was at the crossroads of the Waco to . . . — — Map (db m88484) HM
George H.W. Bush, future President of the United States, moved to Texas in 1948 with his wife, Barbara, future First Lady, and their young son, George W., to begin work as an equipment clerk for the International Derrick & Equipment Company in . . . — — Map (db m115867) HM
George Herbert Walker Bush and wife Barbara (Pierce) came to Texas in 1948, moving to Midland with son George Walker Bush in 1950. They bought this home in 1951 and while here faced the loss of daughter Robin and celebrated the birth of two sons. . . . — — Map (db m115868) HM
We will never forget.
This monument stands in memory of those who lost their lives as a result of the terrorist attacks on September 11, 2001.
On the morning of September 11, 2001, four planes departed from east coast cities, three . . . — — Map (db m145015) HM WM