“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Former U.S. Presidents: #22 and #24 Grover Cleveland Historical Markers

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By Mark Hilton, March 7, 2015
City of Evergreen Marker (Side 2)
1Alabama (Conecuh County), Evergreen — City of EvergreenThe Emerald City
Evergreen, the county seat of Conecuh County, is located in the central part of the county on the Louisville & Nashville Railroad. Founded in 1819 by James Cosey, George Andrews and the Clough Brothers, Evergreen was originally known as "Cosey’s . . . Map (db m81287) HM
2Arizona (Maricopa County), Apache Junction — Alchesay
Alchesay led his people in war and peace Alchesay Canyon, to your right, was named for a great leader. Chief Alchesay, born around 1853, was a leader among the White Mountain Apache. Other Apaches looked up to him not only because he . . . Map (db m34073) HM
3California (Los Angeles County), San Pedro — Fort MacArthur / 500 Varas Square Historic DistrictPort of Los Angeles
Juan Rodriquez Cabrillo, exploring for Spain, discovered Alta California and named San Pedro Bay, “Bahia de los Fumos” (Bay of Smokes), October 1542. The smoke on the Bay shore came from the native Suang-Na Indian Fires. Sebastian . . . Map (db m127129) HM
4California (Nevada County), Grass Valley — Holbrooke HotelFounded 1851
California’s oldest hotel in continuous operation. Among its century-old archives are names of such notables as Presidents Grant, Harrison, Cleveland; Authors Mark Twain, Bret Harte; Boxers Corbett, Fitzsimmons, actor Gilbert Barry and highwayman . . . Map (db m48213) HM
5California (San Diego County), Julian — Julian Pioneer MuseumCirca: 1890
In 1888, blacksmith, Joseph Treshil, bought the property from Drury Bailey holder of homestead patent (signed by Pres. Grover Cleveland). The building, with walls two feet thick made of shist & adobe, served as a blacksmith shop. Peter Mayrhoffer, . . . Map (db m82390) HM
6California (Trinity County), Junction City — Junction City Centennial1896 – 1996
[Upper Marker:] On this site in 1852 a group of early settlers formed a mining community. The called it Milltown after the Seeley and Dowles water powered sawmill located near the mouth of Canyon Creek. In September 1861 this rapidly . . . Map (db m56112) HM
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7Delaware (New Castle County), Wilmington — Thomas Francis Bayard
Thomas Francis Bayard Born October 29th – 1828 Died September 28th – 1898 “Bayard is the Purest and Most Patriotic man I know” Grover Cleveland (Back of monument) United States District Attorney For . . . Map (db m67366) HM
8District of Columbia (Washington), Capitol Hill — Frederick Douglass(1817 - 1895)
Orator - Publisher - Statesman Precursor of the Civil Rights Movement An ex-slave who rose to world renown as an abolitionist and who served in high government posts under presidents Grant through Cleveland, Frederick Douglass resided in this . . . Map (db m69264) HM
9District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 1 — Roma Restaurant
Cleveland Park was named for Grover Cleveland who bought a country house on now Newark Street in 1886. In the 1890s, electrified streetcars ran on Connecticut and Wisconsin Avenues and led to the development of the Cleveland Park "suburb". . . . Map (db m112449) HM
10District of Columbia (Washington), Cleveland Park — 5 — Site of Red TopPresident Cleveland's Cottage — Cleveland Park Historic District —
Cleveland Park derives it's name from it's most illustrious resident, President Grover Cleveland. In 1886, Cleveland purchased a stone farmhouse on the South side of now Newark Street, directly opposite Rosedale, which served as the Cleveland's . . . Map (db m112386) HM
11District of Columbia (Washington), Dupont Circle — 319 — Development in the neighborhoodDupont Circle — Diverse Visions | One Neighborhood —
Development in the neighborhood got its first start in 1871 when the Board of Public Works, under the leadership of Alexander “Boss” Robey Sheperd, installed sewers, paved roads, extended gas pipes and planted trees here . . . Map (db m113907) HM
12District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — e.3 — The National Building MuseumCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail — Reported permanently removed
“It’s too bad the damn thing is fire proof.” General William Tecumseh Sherman, 1887 The nation’s only museum dedicated to American achievements in architecture, urban planning, construction, . . . Map (db m48661) HM
13District of Columbia (Washington), Judiciary Square — e.7 — The National Building MuseumCivil War to Civil Rights — Downtown Heritage Trail —
The nation’s only museum dedicated to American achievements in architecture, urban planning, construction, engineering, and design is appropriately housed in one of the most extraordinary structures in the nation’s capital. Constructed . . . Map (db m113434) HM
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14District of Columbia (Washington), Logan Circle — John Logan HouseA Memorial to General and Senator John A. Logan — Champion in the Struggle to Preserve the Union and Establish Racial Justice in America —
The house at #4 Logan Circle, built in 1878, was the 1880's home of Senator John A. Logan. In the Civil War, Logan's military valor helped to save the Union. In the postwar era, Logan lived here as a political leader deeply committed to achieving . . . Map (db m153985) HM
15District of Columbia (Washington), Logan Circle — John Logan HouseA Memorial to General and Senator John A. Logan — Champion in the Struggle to Preserve the Union and Establish Racial Justice in America —
The house at #4 Logan Circle, built in 1878, was the 1880's home of Senator John A. Logan. In the Civil War, Logan's military valor helped to save the Union. In the postwar era, Logan lived here as a political leader deeply committed to achieving . . . Map (db m195513) HM
16District of Columbia (Washington), Rock Creek Park — Woodley Lane Bridge1888 - 1897
Woodley Lane Bridge was constructed in 1888 and represented the latest style in light-weight bridges. Often referred to as the "High" bridge it stood 54 feet above the creek, 450 feet long, 32 feet wide and was supported by two red sandstone . . . Map (db m145076) HM
17District of Columbia (Washington), Smithsonian National Zoo — It's Our 125th Birthday!Smithsonian's National Zoo — 125 Years —
The Zoo began 125 years ago out of a concern to save wildlife. The American bison was nearly extinct and other North American animals were threatened. Today, the Zoo cares for about 2,000 animals and saves species from all over the world. . . . Map (db m111619) HM
18District of Columbia (Washington), Smithsonian National Zoo — Smithsonian's National Zoo125 Years
1886 After witnessing the near extinction of bison, scientist William Hornaday works with the Smithsonian to create a natonal zoo. 1889 President Grover Cleveland signs a bill to establish the National Zoo for the purpose of saving . . . Map (db m111625) HM
19District of Columbia (Washington), Woodley Park — Woodley Estate
The neighborhood of Woodley Park owes its name to the Woodley estate of Philip Barto Key (1767-1815). Key, uncle of Francis Scott Key, who wrote “Star Spangled Banner”, was an officer on the British side during the Revolutionary War. . . . Map (db m87469) HM
20Florida (Duval County), Jacksonville — F-971 — Fort Hatch
Jacksonville was an important port on the St. Johns River during the Civil War. It changed hands four times, finally ending up under Union control. In 1864, determined to prevent the city from once again falling into Confederate hands, the Union . . . Map (db m148596) HM WM
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21Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — The Cherokee Club"El Pasaje" — 1888 — Reported permanently removed
The second brick building erected in Ybor City. The Cherokee Club was a popular rendezvous for the elite in the 1890's. Later became known as El Pasaje Restaurant. Its fame spread throughout the Americas. Jose Marti slept here on his first . . . Map (db m152236) HM
22Florida (Indian River County), Sebastian — Moore's Point
This point of land at the junction of the St. Sebastian River and the Indian River was once settled by aboriginal people, the Ais. Pottery shards and ancient shells can still be found along the shore. In 1889, L.C. Moore built the . . . Map (db m93121) HM
23Florida (Martin County), Stuart — 1 — A Great Place for a VacationHistoric Sailfish Trail
Have you ever had a vacation that was so great you didn't want to go home? That's what happened to President Grover Cleveland when he visited Stuart in 1899. The President had such a good time fishing here that he bought a lot just north of where . . . Map (db m193644) HM
24Florida (Volusia County), DeBary — F-155 — DeBary Hall / Florida Federation of Art, Inc.
DeBary HallBuilt in 1871 by Baron Frederick de Bary. Born 1815 in Germany of Belgian descent, de Bary came to New York in 1840 as agent for Mumm's Champagne. His estate of many hundred acres here in Florida was a hunting and fishing preserve . . . Map (db m46164) HM
25Georgia (Bartow County), Cartersville — Pierce Manning Butler Young, (1836-1896)
PMB Young was born in Spartanburg, S.C., on November 15, 1836. His parents were Dr. Robert Maxwell and Elizabeth Caroline (Jones) Young. The Young family came to Georgia in 1839. He graduated from Georgia Military Institute at Marietta in 1856; . . . Map (db m21680) HM
26Georgia (Chatham County), Savannah — 025-54 — Chatham Artillery's"Washington Guns"
These cannon, which were captured when Lord Cornwallis surrendered at Yorktown in the American Revolution, were a gift to the Chatham Artillery by President George Washington - a mark of his appreciation for the part the local military company . . . Map (db m5517) HM
27Georgia (Cobb County), Mableton — 033-65 — The Mable House
Ante-bellum res. of Robert Mable (1803-1885). July 3, 1864, Maj. Gen. F.P. Blair's 17th A.C., of McPherson's Army of the Tenn. [US], having marched from Kennesaw Mtn., via Sandtown rd., reached Moss' house (near Floyd Station), 1.2 mi. N. 2 P.M. . . . Map (db m12054) HM
28Georgia (DeKalb County), Atlanta — 044-043 — Gresham's Division
July 20, 1864. Brig. Gen. Walter Q. Gresham's 4th div., leading the advance of the 17th A.C. (US) against Wheeler's Cav. (CS) & forcing it W. to Leggett's Hill, halted here at sundown. Leggett's 3d div. was brought forward & would have moved . . . Map (db m8732) HM
29Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — 060-177 — Cotton States Exposition of 1895
Was held for 100 days from Sept. 18, to Dec. 31, 1895 in Piedmont Park. This event was held at a time when the regions population was only 75,000 and economically depressed. The people of Atlanta raised two million dollars to finance a public . . . Map (db m17292) HM
30Georgia (Talbot County), Talbotton — 130-6 — Straus Home Site
Here stood the small frame house in which Lazarus Straus and his family lived when they came to Talbotton in 1854. Seeking a new home in America after leaving Bavaria, Straus visited Talbotton during a “court week” and decided to make . . . Map (db m38249) HM
31Idaho (Canyon County), Givens Hot Springs — Givens Hot Springs
Milford and Martha (Mattie) Shirley Givens pulled up Missouri roots and headed west in 1878, apparently bound for Portland, Oregon where relatives were settled. Their journey eventually led them along the South Alternative Route of the Oregon Trail. . . . Map (db m47134) HM
32Idaho (Nez Perce County), Lewiston — The Early Years in Nez Perce County
The discovery of gold in September 1860 flooded the region with thousands of treasure seekers, who were a civil and criminal law unto themselves. On December 20, 1861, the Washington Territorial Legislature responded, creating Nez Perce County . . . Map (db m109908) HM
33Illinois (Clark County), Marshall — The Archer HouseNational Historic Landmark
This structure was erected in 1841 by Col. Wm. B. Archer, founder of Marshall, and John Bartlett and has been in continuous use as a hotel. It was an important stage coach stop on the early Cumberland Road where many prominent people, including . . . Map (db m152564) HM
34Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — John Peter AltgeldCitizen, Volunteer Soldier, Lawyer, Judge, Orator — Governor of Illinois —
Born December 30, 1847 Died March 12, 1902 These Tablets Containing Selections from his Public Utterances are dedicated by The John P. Altgeld Memorial Association . . . Map (db m94388) HM
35Illinois (McLean County), Bloomington — Home of Adlai E. Stevenson I
This was the home of Adlai E. Stevenson I, Vice-President of the United States, 1893-1897. Stevenson was born in Kentucky in 1835 and came to Bloomington in 1852. He attended Illinois Wesleyan University in Bloomington and Centre College in . . . Map (db m55614) HM
36Illinois (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 m136540) HM
37Indiana (Marion County), Indianapolis — Thomas Andrews Hendricks
Plaque 1Vice President of the United States with Democrat President Grover Cleveland, 1885 Born September 7, 1819, near Zanesville, Ohio Died November 25, 1885, Indianapolis, buried at Crown Hill Cemetery Represented Shelby County: Indiana . . . Map (db m100033) HM
38Kentucky (Carlisle County), Bardwell — 763 — County Named, 1886
For John Griffin Carlisle. Born 1835, practiced law in Covington. Kentucky Legislator from 1859-71. Lt. Governor, 1871-75. U.S. Congress, 1877-91. House Speaker, 1883-89. U.S. Senate, 1890-93. Secretary of Treasury, 1893-97, under Pres. Grover . . . Map (db m180001) HM
39Kentucky (Fayette County), Lexington — Harry Payne Whitney1872 - 1930
The stamp affixed on Thoroughbred racing by William Collins Whitney and his son Harry Payne Whitney remains indelible. It was W. C. Whitney who poured funding into revitalization of Saratoga, the charming old Victorian race track still operating in . . . Map (db m58325) HM
40Kentucky (Leslie County), Hyden — 213 — Leslie County
Created 1878, from Clay, Harlan, and Perry counties. Named for Preston H. Leslie, Governor of Kentucky, 1871-75. Montana Territorial Governor, 1887-89, U.S. District Attorney, 1894-98, appointed by President Cleveland. Died 1907, buried in Montana.Map (db m84395) HM
41Louisiana (Iberia Parish), Avery Island — 6 — The Cleveland OakGrover Cleveland
The Cleveland Oak was named for Grover Cleveland (1837-1908), the two-term U.S. President (1885-1889 and 1893-1897). Cleveland was a close friend of Joe Jefferson (1829-1905), the actor of Rip Van Winkle fame who owned nearby Jefferson Island. . . . Map (db m118534) HM
42Maine (Kennebec County), Augusta — Melville Weston FullerFebruary 11, 1833 - July 4, 1910 — Eighth Chief Justice of the United States Supreme Court —
Melville Weston Fuller, an Augusta native, returned to the city following his graduation from Harvard Law School. Here he briefly practiced law, held municipal offices, edited a newspaper and then migrated to Chicago, where he became one of . . . Map (db m116071) HM
43Maryland (Garrett County), Deer Park — Cleveland Cottage
President Grover Cleveland and his bride, the former Frances Folsom, arrived here the day following their White House wedding on June 2, 1886. They spent their honeymoon at this Deer Park Hotel cottage.Map (db m470) HM
44Maryland (Garrett County), Deer Park — Cleveland Cottage and Site of Deer Park Hotel1 Mile South
The hotel was built by the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad, opened July 4, 1873, and operated until 1829. Dismantled 1942. President and Mrs. Grover Cleveland spent their honeymoon at the cottage in June, 1886.Map (db m472) HM
45Maryland (Garrett County), Oakland — Garrett Memorial Church(St. Matthew’s Episcopal Church)
Directly behind you, John W. Garrett built Garrett Memorial Church in 1869 as a memorial to his brother Henry S. Garrett who died in 1867. The site was originally chosen by his brother for a church, but he died before steps could be taken to build . . . Map (db m467) HM
46Maryland (Montgomery County), Potomac — Lockhouse 22Chesapeake and Ohio National Historical Park — National Park Service, U.S. Department of the Interior —
If walls could talk then Lockhouse 22 could tell some tales. One might hear about President Grover Cleveland who sought refuge from the pressures of the White House by coming here on fishing trips. Or perhaps the lockhouse would tell of one . . . Map (db m28302) HM
47Maryland (Prince George's County), Berwyn Heights — Charlton Avenue
Benjamin Charlton (c. 1820-1894) was a prominent member of the Washington, D.C. business and social community. He was director at the Central National Bank and served on the Committee for the Inauguration of President Grover Cleveland. Charlton . . . Map (db m52049) HM
48Maryland (Prince George's County), Berwyn Heights — Duncanson AvenueHistoric Berwyn Heights — Town of Berwyn Heights, Maryland —
Duncanson Avenue, currently known as Seminole Street, was named after Charles C. "Chas" or "C.C." Duncanson (circa 1846-1920). He was a lifelong resident of the District of Columbia and one of the six founders who formed the Charlton Heights . . . Map (db m133940) HM
49Maryland (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — “Hitching Post Hill” or “Ash Hill”
George Calvert sold this land, 1836, to Robert Clark, builder of the house, 1840. General Edward F. Beale, early surveyor and government agent in the southwest, bought the estate, 1875. Presidents Grant and Cleveland were frequent visitors as was . . . Map (db m3622) HM
50Maryland (Prince George's County), Hyattsville — The Bill of Rights / The Statue of Liberty
The Bill of Rights On September 25, 1789, the Congress passed a resolution offering twelve amendments to the newly ratified Constitution. Ten of these amendments, known as the Bill of Rights because they address individual liberties, . . . Map (db m145915) HM
51Michigan (Dickinson County), Iron Mountain — L0563 — Dickinson County / Dickinson County Courthouse and Jail
Dickinson County In 1873, John Lane Buell exposed one of the richest deposits of iron ore in the world. His discovery, known as the Menominee Iron Range, led to the development of the area and the subsequent creation of Dickinson County in . . . Map (db m106022) HM
52Michigan (Lenawee County), Adrian — 3 — Cooley Law OfficeMichigan Legal Milestones
Here on the south side of Maumee Street in 1848, Thomas M. Cooley, a giant of the Michigan Law, established his first law office. He was a partner in the firm of Beaman, Beecher and Cooley and then established a law firm with Charles M. Croswell, . . . Map (db m102922) HM
53Mississippi (Bolivar County), Cleveland — Cleveland
Named for President Grover Cleveland. Founded along Jones Bayou and Yazoo and Mississippi Valley R.R. in 1886. Downtown historic area listed in National Register of Historic Places in 1999.Map (db m90069) HM
54Montana (Flathead County), Kalispell — Baldwin HouseEast Side Historic District
Marcus D. Baldwin came to Montana from Ohio in 1885, appointed by President Cleveland as superintendent to the Blackfoot, Blood, and Piegan bands of the Blackfeet tribe in northwestern Montana. Baldwin brought his wife, Sarah, and their two small . . . Map (db m160426) HM
55New Hampshire (Grafton County), Waterville Valley — How Sabbaday Falls Got Its Name
The legend of Sabbaday Falls Legend has it that one Saturday night, with winter rapidly approaching, workmen building a road from Albany Intervale to Waterville decided it was time to call it quits. They hid their tools, planning to return . . . Map (db m125188) HM
56New Hampshire (Rockingham County), Portsmouth — On this site was born Fitz John PorterAug. 31, 1822
While his father Capt. John Porter, U.S.N. Commanded the Portsmouth Navy Yard. Graduated West Point, July 1845 Distinguished himself and was wounded in War with Mexico 1846-1847. Instructor of Artillery and Cavalry West Point . . . Map (db m94764) HM
57New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — Richard Watson Gilder Housecirca 1788
About The Gilder Family The Gilder family, which also includes the Nutts and Bunting families, rose to prominence in the publishing world of New York City with Richard Watson Gilder as the Editor of Century Magazine, his sister Jeanette Gilder . . . Map (db m36975) HM
58New Jersey (Camden County), Voorhees — This Old HomeCirca 1887
Grover Cleveland 22nd and 24th President of the United States It is believed that after his second term he stayed in this home on his travels to New Jersey. He would often visit Brigantine, retired to Princeton and the town of Folsom is named . . . Map (db m174333) HM
59New Jersey (Essex County), Caldwell — Old Burying Groundin use ca. 1788-1881 — The First Presbyterian Church at Caldwell —
Land given in 1779 for a church and for “…a place of burial for said Congregation and Inhabitants.” Contains graves of early Caldwell area families, including veterans of The American Revolution, The War of 1812, The Civil War . . . Map (db m32288) HM
60New Jersey (Middlesex County), Woodbridge — Boynton Beach & Sewaren House Hotel
Boynton Beach & Sewaren House Hotel First known as Pierce’s Landing, Boynton Beach opened in 1877 when its founder Cassimer W. Boynton purchased a stretch of land along the Arthur Kill. The resort hosted a bathing beach with bath houses, picnic . . . Map (db m126130) HM
61New York (Dutchess County), Millerton — Iron Mine PondTaconic State Park
People have mined iron in the Taconic region since the late 1700s. The first iron furnace with a steam-powered bellows was built on this site in 1847. Caleb Maltby purchased the mine in 1861 and the Maltby Iron Company produced a high grade of iron . . . Map (db m138098) HM
62New York (Erie County), Amherst — Williamsville School No.9c. 1880
Williamsville School #9, originally located at New and Smith Roads, served farm families living in the northeastern part of Amherst. It was used as a school until the early 1950s. As many as 36 students, ranging in age from 4-18, attended it at any . . . Map (db m83481) HM
63New York (Erie County), Buffalo — From Frontier to Major City / Buffalo City HallBuffalo History and Architecture — Niagara Square West —
From Frontier to Major City In the early 1800s, Buffalo was a sleepy village known as New Amsterdam, on the edge of America's then western frontier. Holland Land Company surveyor Joseph Ellicott, inspired by Pierre L'Enfant's radial . . . Map (db m92798) HM
64New York (Erie County), Buffalo — Grover Cleveland
Grover Cleveland, 1837 - 1908, twenty-second President of the United States. Practiced law, 1874-1881, in an office on this site.Map (db m92873) HM
65New York (Erie County), Buffalo — The Buffalo Club
Founded 1867, with Millard Fillmore 13th President of U.S., as its first president. Another U.S. President, Grover Cleveland, was a member from 1881-1908. In 1901, after President McKinley's assassination, the club was used as headquarters by his . . . Map (db m75836) HM
66New York (Erie County), Buffalo — William G. Fargo Mansion1867-1900
William G. Fargo, co-founder with Henry Wells, of American Express Co. in 1850, Wells Fargo & Co. - Pony Express in 1851 and mayor of Buffalo during the Civil War (1862-1866) built his French Mansard-style mansion on a site bounded by Jersey, West, . . . Map (db m80419) HM
67New York (Erie County), Cheektowaga — George Urban, Jr. Residence
On this property in 1883, at an outdoor picnic of Buffalo Businessmen, Gerhard Lang proposed the toast "To Grover Cleveland, our next President." This launched the campaign which led to the election, in 1884, of Grover Cleveland as the 22nd . . . Map (db m82307) HM
68New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Grover Cleveland & Grand Island / Lewis F. Allen & Western New York
Grover Cleveland & Grand Island Young Grover Cleveland, inspired by his uncle Lewis F. Allen's experimental work with cattle, visited Allentown Farm and stayed to maintain the farm records. Cleveland eventually worked as an apprentice in a . . . Map (db m101199) HM
69New York (Erie County), Grand Island — Strawberry IslandPast to Present
Strawberry Island formed near the end of the Wisconsin Ice Age about 12,000 years ago. When meltwaters broke through gracial till and created the present course of the Niagara River, gravel and sand carried downstream by river currents settled out . . . Map (db m101061) HM
70New York (New York County), New York — Samuel Sullivan CoxTompkins Square Park
Samuel Sullivan “Sunset” Cox (1824–1889) was born in Zanesville, Ohio, and served his home state as a Democratic Congressional representative from 1857 to 1865 before being unseated. After moving to New York in 1866, Cox served . . . Map (db m145348) HM
71New York (New York County), New York — The Cooper Union7 E(ast) 7(th Street) — Built 1852-1859 —
The Cooper Union for the Advancement of Science and Art is America’s first free college. Founded by progressive thinker/abolitionist/inventor Peter Cooper, its doors were opened to all, regardless of race, religion, gender or social status. Its . . . Map (db m136713) HM
72New York (New York County), New York — The New York AgeNew York, Thursday, September 14, 1911 — Has largest circulation in Harlem —
Fred R. Moore - Publisher/Editor, 1858 - 1943 Served as messenger to five Secretaries of the Treasury during the Grant, Hayes, Arthur & Cleveland administrations. 1905 - Became editor of Colored American Magazine 1905 - Appointed . . . Map (db m210040) HM
73New York (Niagara County), Lewiston — The Seminary of Our Lady of Angels
Foundation Day: November 21, 1856. Feast of the Presentation of Mary. Co-Founders: Most Reverend John Timon, C.M. First Bishop of Buffalo; and Reverend John J. Lynch, C.M. First President of SOLA, First Archbishop of Toronto. First Location: St. . . . Map (db m87903) HM
74New York (Onondaga County), Fayetteville — Grover Cleveland
U.S. President 1884 - 1888 and 1892 - 1896. His boyhood home is the first house on the left north of the corner house.Map (db m96143) HM
75New York (Orleans County), Medina — Frances FolsomFirst Lady
Lived here in the mid-1870's with her grandmother and attended Medina High School. In 1886, at age 21, she wed Pres. Grover Cleveland.Map (db m79691) HM
76New York (Orleans County), Medina — Grover Cleveland & Frances FolsomArea 6
Grover Cleveland and Oscar Folsom were both Buffalo lawyers and law partners. Upon the untimely death of Oscar Folsom in July, 1875, his young daughter Frances departed the Queen City to live in Medina with her grandmother, Mrs. Ruth Harmon. . . . Map (db m83242) HM
77New York (Saratoga County), Waterford — C. Boughton Farm
1850 Doctor and Assemblymen C.S. Hawley later resided here. He founded the Halfmoon Academy. Sec. to Grover Cleveland. Fire Department namesake.Map (db m128391) HM
78New York (Wayne County), Walworth — 856 — Yeomans Wedding
Sisters Ellen & Anna shared their wedding date here June 10, 1891. Guests included their uncle former president Grover Cleveland.Map (db m195105) HM
79Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — The Spirit of ’98Freedom • Patriotism • Humanity
Erected by the State of Ohio to the honor and memory of the Ohio veterans of the Spanish-American War, Philippine Insurrection and the China Relief Expedition. 1898 — 1920 “The cause which triumphed through their valor will . . . Map (db m9868) HM
80Ohio (Hamilton County), North Bend — 47-31 — Benjamin Harrison / William Henry Harrison
Benjamin Harrison (1833-1901) was born here on a farm established by his grandfather, William Henry Harrison. A graduate of Miami University in Oxford, Harrison read law in Cincinnati and then moved to Indianapolis to practice. He became active . . . Map (db m82635) HM
81Ohio (Muskingum County), Fultonham — 10-60 — Birthplace of Thomas A. Hendricks
Vice President Thomas A. Hendricks was born at this site on September 7, 1819. While still a baby, Thomas' family moved to Indiana and he grew up and rose to prominence in the Hoosier State. Hendricks served consecutively in the Indiana State . . . Map (db m13097) HM
82Ohio (Sandusky County), Fremont — Cleveland GatewayMcKinley Memorial Parkway
In honor of Grover Cleveland 22nd President of the United States and President-Elect for the Term 1893 - 1897 and William McKinley Governor of Ohio 1892 - 1896. Later 24th President of the United States 1897 - 1901. Mourners at the Funeral of their . . . Map (db m91955) HM
83Oklahoma (Cleveland County), Norman — The Beginning of Cleveland County
Although the Norman townsite was settled during the Land Run on April 22, 1889, Cleveland County did not exist for another year, and almost wasn't named Cleveland County. In fact, if not for the efforts of Norman's early citizens and civic leaders, . . . Map (db m121630) HM
84Oklahoma (Kay County), Chilocco Indian School — Cherokee Strip
September 11, 1893 Thousands of Americans gathered in this township preparing to make the run for homesteads in the Cherokee Strip, a tract of land 58 miles wide, opening 6,500,000 acres for White settlement bought from the Cherokee . . . Map (db m60480) HM
85Pennsylvania (Mercer County), Sheakleyville — James Sheakley
Fourth Territorial Governor of Alaska, 1893-1897, James Sheakley (1829-1917), was born in Sheakleyville, which was named for his grandfather. Appointed by President Cleveland, he also served as United States Commissioner of Schools for Alaska, . . . Map (db m41595) HM
86Rhode Island (Newport County), Newport — Mary Ferrazzoli Park
Mary Ferrazzoli (1928-1994) was the visionary leader who founded the Friends of the Waterfront in 1982. She vigorously championed public access and stood firmly opposed to the commercial overdevelopment of the Newport waterfront blocking public . . . Map (db m189622) HM
87South Carolina (Aiken County), Aiken — 2-39 — Whitney Park
(Marker Front) This park, laid out in 1904-05 was named for William Collins Whitney (1841-1904). Whitney, a lawyer, Secretary of the Navy 1885-1889 under Grover Cleveland, and financier, was also an avid sportsman and leading member of the . . . Map (db m10210) HM
88South Carolina (Dillon County), Latta — Post Office and General Store(Latta, S.C.)
In rural communities throughout the country, the local general store was the focal point of town activities. Not only did these stores serve to provide the necessities of life, they offered a gathering point for the exchange of information and more . . . Map (db m45600) HM
89South Dakota (Minnehaha County), Sioux Falls — Lady Liberty
Lady Liberty first graced McKennan Park in 1942 although the statue was not formally dedicated until August 1, 1943. As several thousand watched, twins Thelma and Elma Iverson unveiled a wood carving of the Statue of Liberty. The statue had been . . . Map (db m113437) HM
90Tennessee (Davidson County), Belle Meade — The Belle Meade Railway Station
In 1872 the Belle Meade railroad station was an active part of General Harding's Thoroughbred industry. The Railroad line running through the Belle Meade farm had numerous names and owners. In 1867, the State of Tennessee took over the line . . . Map (db m158705) HM
91Tennessee (Davidson County), Nashville — 3A 77 — Maxwell House Hotel
On this site stood the Maxwell House Hotel built by John Overton in 1859. It was destroyed by fire on Christmas Day, 1961. After wartime use as a barracks, hospital and prison, it was formally opened as a hotel in 1869. Presidents Andrew Johnson, . . . Map (db m24145) HM
92Tennessee (Montgomery County), Clarksville — 3C 63 — Horace H. Lurton1844-1914
Horace H. Lurton was a Confederate soldier, prisoner of war, lawyer, and the first president of the Farmers and Merchants National Bank. A member of the Tennessee Supreme Court, in 1893 he became its Chief Justice. Appointed by President Grover . . . Map (db m88881) HM
93Tennessee (Shelby County), Memphis — 4E 169 — Christian Brothers High School / Christian Brothers Band
Christian Brothers High School Christian Brothers High School, the oldest high school for boys in Memphis, opened November 21, 1871 as the secondary department of Christian Brothers College at 612 Adams Avenue. CBC was established by the . . . Map (db m63274) HM
94Tennessee (Tipton County), Covington — Augustus Hill Garland(1832 - 1899)
The son of Rufus King and Barbara Hill Garland, this statesman was born in Tipton County on June 11, 1832. As a child, he moved to Arkansas with his parents where he would later serve as an Attorney; Confederate Congressman and Senator . . . Map (db m63178) HM
95Tennessee (Tipton County), Covington — 4E 78 — Cadmus Marcellus Wilcox
West Point graduate, Seminole and Mexican Indian Wars soldier, instructor of infantry tactics at West Point, Major General in the Confederate Army, and chief of the Railroad Division of the General Land Office under President Grover Cleveland. . . . Map (db m63177) HM
96Texas (Galveston County), Galveston — The Tremont Houses
The present Tremont House is the third Galveston hotel to bear the name. The island's first Tremont House was built by the firm of McKinney and Williams in 1839 on the southwest corner of Postoffice and Tremont Streets. An impressive two-story . . . Map (db m117389) HM
97Texas (Smith County), Lindale — 7735 — Hubbard Family Cemetery
This site once overlooked the plantation home of Richard B. Hubbard (1800-1864) and his wife Serena Carter, who came here from Georgia in 1854. They operated a prosperous 720-acre plantation with 44 slaves. Their son Richard Bennett Hubbard . . . Map (db m91835) HM
98Texas (Smith County), Tyler — 7736 — Richard Bennett Hubbard(1832-1901)
Georgia native Richard Bennett Hubbard came to Texas in 1853 and set up a law practice in Tyler with B. T. Selman, later a state senator. Politically active, Hubbard became a leading spokesman for the Democratic Party. His early career in government . . . Map (db m91545) HM
99Virginia (Fairfax County), Alexandria — The Last Defense — Fort Hunt — Reported missing
British warships took advantage of the width and depth of the Potomac River to sail up from the Chesapeake Bay during the War of 1812. Existing defenses were too weak to stop them from shelling Alexandria. Aware that the nation’s Capitol was . . . Map (db m46129) HM
100Virginia (Fairfax County), Fairfax — Ox Hill Battlefield Park & Interpretive Trail★ The Battle of Ox Hill ★
This small park is the last remnant of Fairfax County’s only major Civil War battlefield. The Battle of Ox Hill, also known as the “Battle of Chantilly,” lasted but a few hours on the afternoon of September 1, 1862. Here, some 6,000 Union troops . . . Map (db m182229) HM

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