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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 m92400) HM WM
This was the site of ‘Los Robles’, the 400 acre estate of Governor George Stoneman. Here in 1880 President Rutherford B. Hayes was entertained. The first schoolhouse in the San Gabriel Valley, California's first tennis club, and the first municipal . . . — — Map (db m127644) HM
In 1870, the year in which the Groezinger Winery (now Vintage 1870) was built, these flags: the California Bear flag (note how much more primitive in design it is in contrast with the present day version) and the American flag (then with 37 stars) . . . — — Map (db m103540) HM
From a narrow, two story brick house in the 1850s, to an expansive hotel with a 167 foot frontage, the Franco American Hotel became one of the largest and finest inns in Northern California. Started by the Frenchman Leon Marniesse in 1855, the hotel . . . — — Map (db m70084) HM
This urban oasis exists because President Andrew Jackson needed water. The site of excellent springs (a rare commodity in the early city when everyone was dependent on private wells), . . . — — Map (db m29594) HM
This urban oasis exists because President Andrew Jackson needed water. The site of excellent springs (a rare commodity in the early city, when everyone was dependent on private wells), . . . — — Map (db m211818) HM
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
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
Bellevue, home of United States Senator Benjamin Harvey Hill (1823-1882), was built in 1854-55 and typifies the Greek Revival architecture popular in the Old South. Jefferson Davis and other Confederate celebrities were frequent guests here. At the . . . — — Map (db m36996) HM
Benjamin Harvey Hill, one of the first to proclaim the New South industrial rather than agricultural, was born at Hillsborough, Jasper County, Sept. 14, 1823. Reared on a farm at Long Lane, Troup County, graduated with first honors at the . . . — — Map (db m37158) HM
Herbert Hoover’s distinguished uncle, Laban Miles, owned this house from 1875-1886, and Herbert would have visited the Miles family here on many occasions. In 1878 Laban Miles moved his family to the Oklahoma Territory where he had been appointed . . . — — Map (db m162578) HM
In 1878, after meeting President Hayes at the White House, Henson returned to the Riley plantation to find it much diminished — a scene common after the end of slavery in the South. Upon recognizing Henson, the Widow Riley exclaimed: "Why, . . . — — Map (db m174661) HM
Rutherford B. Hayes
19th President of the United States
In 1879, things were different when the sitting President Rutherford B. Hayes and his friend General William Tecumseh Sherman stopped at the Junction Depot near Second and . . . — — Map (db m223033) HM
Abel Crawford and son, Ethan Allen Crawford, built the first Crawford House in 1828. It was run by Ethan's brother, Thomas, until sold in 1852. Fires in 1854 and 1859 destroyed the original inn and a replacement. Col. Cyrus Eastman erected the . . . — — Map (db m75236) HM
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
Instructor of Artillery and Cavalry
West Point . . . — — Map (db m94764) HM
Built in 1879.
Named for the seven U.S. Presidents who attended services here: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, and Woodrow Wilson.
Deconsecrated in 1953, . . . — — Map (db m14049) HM
Chief Justice, Territory of New Mexico, 1879-1882
Territorial Governor of New Mexico, 1889-1893
L. Bradford Prince's contributions to New Mexico and its people spanned more than forty years of service. He is described by historians as every . . . — — Map (db m185109) HM
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
[Mural is on both sides of brick walls on the northern end of town that lie on both sides of the street:]
Wellsville Revitalization Committee Picnic
Presbyterian Church, USA
525 Riverside Ave.
Founded April 5, 1831 . . . — — Map (db m156060) HM WM
In the mid-19th century
Mrs. Joan Hills Murray conducted
a school in this building.
Among her students was
Rutherford B. Hayes. although
generally known as
“Mrs. Murray’s School” this
edifice was originally built
for Sophia Moore in 1821 as . . . — — Map (db m228240) HM
1817 • Rutherford and Sophia Hayes move to Delaware from Dummerston, Vermont
July 1822 • Rutherford Hayes dies from a fever
October 4, 1822 • Rutherford Birchard Hayes is born in the family home at 17 East William Street
1823 • The Hayes . . . — — Map (db m151647) HM
At this site on October 4, 1822, Rutherford B. Hayes was born to Sophia Hayes. Hayes’ father, Rutherford, had passed away from a fever three months prior to the birth of his son. The Hayes family were renters on the property, originally owned by . . . — — Map (db m151640) HM
William Street United Methodist Church.
The first Methodist class in Delaware was organized
in 1818, later to become William Street United
Methodist Church. The first church building was
dedicated in 1824 directly across N. Franklin . . . — — Map (db m169863) HM
“An Ohio Stagecoach Town from 1820-1873”
From its beginning in 1816, Sunbury was destined to be a stagecoach town. Anticipating large numbers of stagecoach travelers in Sunbury, the town's founder, Lawrence . . . — — Map (db m18304) HM
Camp Chase was named in honor of Salmon P. Chase, former governor of Ohio and Secretary of the Treasury in President Abraham Lincoln’s Cabinet.
In July 1861, a small prison was erected at Camp Chase to handle the influx of political prisoners . . . — — Map (db m135244) HM
The Ohio Agricultural and Mechanical College grew out of the Cannon Act of March 22, 1870. “But let it be started,” Governor Rutherford B. Hayes told the Legislature in 1873, “with the intention of making it a great State . . . — — Map (db m16944) HM
In 1877, Burton Village merchants purchased this ten-pound Parrott gun from the War Department in Washington, D.C. The cannon is said to have been fired at Lookout Mountain, Tennessee, during the Civil War.
The inauguration of Rutherford B. . . . — — Map (db m122771) HM
Distinguished citizen, legislator, public servant, and historian born in Bellefontaine, January 23, 1840. A Civil War hero, he was promoted to brigadier general at only 25 years of age. Admitted to the bar in 1866, he practiced in Bellefontaine . . . — — Map (db m75545) HM
A progressive farmer, physician, and legislator, Norton S. Townshend had a residence in Avon from 1830 until his death.
His introduction of field drainage tile significantly increased the productivity of Avon farming.
A well educated country . . . — — Map (db m96124) HM
Side A: John Sherman 1923-1900
Born in Lancaster, Fairfield County, John Sherman moved to Mansfield to practice law and was elected to Congress in 1854 as one of the first Republicans. In 1861, Sherman was elected to the U.S. Senate. . . . — — Map (db m20684) HM
Side A: Birthplace of Lucy Ware Webb Hayes
First Lady Lucy Ware Webb Hayes was born in this four-room Federal Vernacular house in 1831. Well educated for her time, she attended local schools, took classes in the preparatory department of Ohio . . . — — Map (db m14655) HM
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
The Junquindundeh of the Indians, and the Lower Sandusky of the Revolutionary War and War of 1812.
An old neutral town of the Eries used as a refuge on the destruction of the Huron commonwealth by the Iroquois in 1650.
Westernmost . . . — — Map (db m31731) HM
Stimulating and Inspiring - these words not only describe the garden but also Al and Diane Gorman, who are known for their dedication to our community. For over 16 years Al served as the Chief Executive Officer of Memorial Health Care System . . . — — Map (db m185156) HM
Has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating and illustrating the history of the United States. U.S. Department . . . — — Map (db m59354) HM
Spiegel Grove was purchased in 1845 by Rutherford B. Hayes’s uncle Sardis Birehard. He named it for the reflecting pools of water which collect after a rainfall. “Spiegel” is the German word for mirror.
Birehard completed the . . . — — Map (db m100714) HM
The twenty-five acre estate Spiegel Grove was the home of Rutherford Birchard Hayes, the 19th president of the United States. Spiegle Grove received its name from the German word "spiegel," meaning mirror, describing pools that collect beneath the . . . — — Map (db m59825) HM
General Gibson believed the two most
important things in life were piety and
patriotism. In his creed they were linked
in indissoluble union. His piety was broad
enough to include every creed, his patriotism
wide enough to cover . . . — — Map (db m195296) HM WM
This ornate Victorian/Italianate house was constructed in 1871 as the home of Henry Bishop Perkins, Sr., a civic, business, and political leader of the Western Reserve. During the 19th and early 20th century political figures such as U.S. Grant, . . . — — Map (db m65450) HM
This covered bridge is the one remaining covered bridge in Josephine County. It was constructed by Elmer J. Nelson in 1920 as part of the new Pacific Highway project at a cost of $21,128.65. It was built on Josephine County’s first donation land . . . — — Map (db m63153) HM
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
President Rutherford B. Hayes laid its cornerstone in 1877. Designed by Treasury Department architect W.A. Potter, it was occupied in 1882 by collectors of customs and internal revenue, U.S. courts, and Nashville's main post office. Addition to rear . . . — — Map (db m147164) HM
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
Oldest hotel in East Texas. Frame part built in 1850’s; brick wing added 1864. Among famous guests during river port days of Jefferson were presidents Grant and Hayes, and poet Oscar Wilde.
Restored 1961-63 by Jessie Allen Wise Garden Club. . . . — — Map (db m110989) HM
Three miles north in July 1864, General Jubal Early’s army, returning from his raid on Washington, was attacked by Federal units which forced a passage of the river. On July 18, Colonel Joseph Thoburn led his troops against the Confederates but was . . . — — Map (db m138516) HM
Built by Harrison G. Otis. A popular resort hotel during the last quarter of the 19th century, offering health of the 19th century mineral water from its Paradise Spring and the finest in southern cuisine. Presidents Arthur, Grant, Hayes, Roosevelt, . . . — — Map (db m112196) HM
Following the successful Confederate surprise attack, Union forces from the 8th and 19th corps formed battle lines across the woods and fields in front of you, in the hopes of slowing the overwhelming Southern assault moving in this direction. . . . — — Map (db m158565) HM
From this position near the Hoge Run creek bed, you have a view similar to that of the Confederate sharpshooters as they saw the Union defensive line along the stone wall by Pritchard's Lane. (Note that the creek bed has been significantly . . . — — Map (db m159170) HM
The First Battle of Kernstown, fought by 10,000 Americans on March 23, 1862, was the first battle waged in the Shenandoah Valley. Throughout the morning, sixteen Union cannon crowned the knolls of Pritchard’s Hill (the high ground immediately north . . . — — Map (db m2169) HM
"To stop was death. To go on was probably the same; but on we started again." Col. Rutherford B. Hayes, U.S.A. Red Bud Run is as wide and boggy today as it was in 1864. During their attack, the men of the Eighth Corps sank into the . . . — — Map (db m3159) HM
"The order was to walk fast, keep silent, until within about one hundred yards of the guns, and then with a yell to charge at full speed." Col. Rutherford B. Hayes, U.S.A. At noon on September 19, Union General Sheridan's Sixth and . . . — — Map (db m224318) HM
Explore Fort Monroe
400+ Years of History
For over 400 years the point of land known as Old Point Comfort, which now includes Fort Monroe has served as a strategic site at the mouth of the Chesapeake Bay. From its use by Virginia . . . — — Map (db m166579) HM
Here on May 9, 1864, was fought the Battle of Cloyd's Farm in which more than 800 gallant men were killed.
Rutherford B. Hayes & William McKinley later presidents of the United States engaged in this battle as officers of the Union . . . — — Map (db m162942) HM
On June 21, 1864, two future presidents marched with Major General David Hunter’s Army of Western Virginia on its retreat from Lynchburg to West Virginia by way of Hanging Rock and the old New Castle Turnpike.
Colonel Rutherford Birchard . . . — — Map (db m15101) HM
On May 26, 1864, Union Gen. David Hunter marched south from Cedar Creek near Winchester to drive out Confederate forces, lay waste to the Shenandoah Valley, and destroy the railroads at Lynchburg. His raid was part of Gen. Ulysses S. . . . — — Map (db m182682) HM
The nearly three-hundred-year-old farm in front of you was the site of two major battlefields—First and Second Kernstown—as well as the opening scenes of the Second Battle of Winchester and several smaller engagements. The Hoge family . . . — — Map (db m159184) HM
Colonel James A. Mulligan’s Union command of 1,800 men encamped on these heights on the night of July 23-24, 1864. When Confederate cavalry drove Union cavalry back toward Kernstown on the morning of the 24th, Mulligan deployed two cannon on this . . . — — Map (db m154717) HM
Colonel James A. Mulligan's Union command of 1,800 men encamped on these heights on the night of July 23, 1864, when Confederate cavalry drove Union cavalry back toward Kernstown on the morning of the 24th, Mulligan deployed two cannons on the . . . — — Map (db m159178) HM
Near here Early, facing east, took his last position on September 19, 1864. About sundown he was attacked and driven from it, retreating south. Presidents Rutherford B. Hayes and William McKinley served in this engagement on the Union side. — — Map (db m2656) HM
Located across Kanawha River from this point was Civil War camp for Union Army, 1862-64. Site had 56 cabins and parade grounds for 23rd Ohio Vol. Inf. commanded by Col. Rutherford B. Hayes and Lt. William McKinley, future United States presidents. — — Map (db m50397) HM
Site of the largest Civil War camp
in the Kanawha Valley, it was named
for Union Col. A. Sanders Piatt of
the 34th Ohio (Zouaves). Location
along present-day U.S. Route 60 and
the Kanawha River was of strategic
importance to troops of both . . . — — Map (db m137854) HM
At the top of the hill is the site of an earthwork fort built by Union soldiers in 1863. During the battle of Sept. 13, 1862, Confederate artillery fired on Charleston from this place. Hayes and McKinley, future presidents, served at the fort. — — Map (db m178789) HM
"I direct you to have guns in readiness to fire on Charleston. If rebels come in here Charleston shall be destroyed, for it is the work of disloyal citizens." - Gen. Eliakim P. Scammon, May 112, 1863, to Col. Rutherford B. Hayes. Union . . . — — Map (db m59139) HM
Camp White, the main Union camp at Charleston, was located directly across the Kanawha River from here. Col. Rutherford B. Hayes, 23rd Ohio Infantry, occupied the camp and Charleston in March 1863. He ordered his men to build a fort on top of the . . . — — Map (db m59521) HM
Near this site on May 1, 1862, Battle of the Henry Clark House occurred. Lt. Col. Rutherford B. Hayes’ 23rd Ohio Vol. Inf. engaged Confederates under Col. Walter Jenifer. Captain Richard B. Foley, commanding the “Flat Top Copperheads,” the “eyes and . . . — — Map (db m42173) HM
Born in Hampshire County in 1837, the son of a slave owner, he fled Virginia after secession but was elected the youngest member of the Constitutional Convention in 1861. He later served as US assessor, a presidential elector for Grant and Hayes, . . . — — Map (db m196549) HM
Alfred Beckley built a mill along
Piney Creek (1838-1840) to spur
economic growth on his wilderness
landholdings. Union Commander and future U.S. President Rutherford
B. Hayes visited site in 1862. It
was destroyed in the 1878 flood . . . — — Map (db m138152) HM
Following success at Rich Mountain in July 1861, Federal troops under Gen Joseph Reynolds built Camp Elkwater to deter Confederates from returning. Fortifications here blocked the narrow valley floor and a turnpike leading to the Virginia Central . . . — — Map (db m155087) HM