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April 4, 2007
Noble Leslie DeVotie Marker (Reverse)
1 Alabama, Baldwin County, Fort Morgan — Noble Leslie DeVotie
First Alabama soldier to lose life in Civil War. DeVotie graduated in 1856 from University of Alabama; Presbyterian Theological Seminary at Princeton in 1859. In 1856 at the University of Alabama, he was chief founder of Sigma Alpha . . . Map (db m4219) HM
2 Alabama, Baldwin County, Summerdale — Sonora Community / Sonora School and Community Hall
Sonora Community The community of Sonora was named in 1901 by the wife of the first postmaster, G.L. Sharretts. Situated near Red Hill Ford on Baker Branch and the intersection of travel routes between Silverhill, Magnolia Springs, Marlow . . . Map (db m130878) HM
3 Alabama, Chilton County, Marbury — Memorial Hall — 1904 – 1924
On this site stood "Memorial Hall," the two story, log and shingle administrative and social center of the Alabama Confederate Soldiers' Home. Construction was partially financed by individuals from across the state who purchased "Memorial Logs" for . . . Map (db m129410) HM
4 Alabama, Coffee County, Elba — Elba Lodge #170 AF & AM
Front 150 yards south of this site, John B. Simmons built the first Masonic Hall in Coffee County. On December 17, 1851, the Grand Lodge of Alabama issued a dispensation to nine Coffee County men to form a lodge in the town of . . . Map (db m167711) HM
5 Alabama, Colbert County, Tuscumbia — The Challenge / The Response
The Challenge "Will you not help me hasten the day when there shall be no preventable blindness; no little deaf, blind child untaught; no blind man or woman unaided? I appeal to you Lions, you who have sight, your hearing, you who are strong . . . Map (db m108373) HM
6 Alabama, Covington County, Florala — Downtown Square and Veterans Memorial Park
The name Florala came from combining the names of Florida and Alabama. Lake Jackson, located in Florala, is the state's largest natural lake. It is named for Andrew Jackson, who in 1818 camped on the lake with his soldiers while en route to . . . Map (db m83457) HM
7 Alabama, Dallas County, Cahaba — Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons — June 11, 1821 – Established at Cahawba
[Newspaper notice] Masonic, The Regularly Constituted Lodges of Ancient York Masons, Chartered, Dispenced, or associated within the State of Alabama, are respectfully requested to meet, by their representatives, at the Town of Cahawba, . . . Map (db m217238) HM
8 Alabama, Etowah County, Gadsden — Colonel Hood House
This stately Classic Revival house, built c. 1904, was the residence of Colonel Oliver Roland Hood (1867-1951), eminent Gadsden attorney and civic leader. Colonel Hood was one of the three incorporators of Alabama Power Company in 1906 and author of . . . Map (db m83732) HM
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9 Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham — C16 — Colored Masonic Temple — Destination — Birmingham Civil Rights Heritage Trail —
Built 1922, 1630 4th Ave. N. Built and designed by African Americans, the Colored Masonic Temple served as their only major business and social meeting place for decades. The Temple's gilded auditorium hosted many elegant social functions . . . Map (db m188188) HM
10 Alabama, Jefferson County, Birmingham — Fraternal Hotel Building
The Fraternal Hotel Building was built in 1925. Some of the businesses that were located in this building included: 1925 - 1980 Fraternal Hotel 1925 - 1970 Fraternal Cafι 1950 - 1966 Monroe Steak House 1985 - 1994 Grand Lodge Knights of . . . Map (db m27518) HM
11 Alabama, Jefferson County, Homewood — Edgewood Lake (Drained 1940's) Birmingham Motor & Country Club / Edgewood Country Club — (Demolished 1930's)
The developers of the Town of Edgewood, Stephen Smith and Troupe Brazelton, built the beautiful 117.4 acre lake and clubhouse in 1913-15. Amenities included a swimming pool, dance pavilion, fishing, boating and parking for hundreds of automobiles. . . . Map (db m26963) HM
12 Alabama, Jefferson County, Homewood — Hollywood / Hollywood Town Hall / Hollywood Country Club
Clyde Nelson, born in Columbiana, Alabama, was only 26 when he began development of the Town of Hollywood in 1926. With a sales force of 75 and the slogan "Out of the smoke zone, into the ozone" his beautiful community soon took shape. Homes were . . . Map (db m27091) HM
13 Alabama, Jefferson County, Hoover — Lover’s Leap — 1827 - 1973
The poetic lines inscribed on the boulder below is a replica of those carved in 1827 by Thomas W. Farrar. Thomas W. Farrar was the Founder and first Grand Master of the Masonic Lodge in Alabama 1821-22-24. This historical site donated to . . . Map (db m28490) HM
14 Alabama, Lamar County, Vernon — Lamar County Confederate Memorial
1861 — 1865 Lamar County's tribute to the men who wore the Confederate gray and were faithful to the causeMap (db m96850) WM
15 Alabama, Lauderdale County, Florence — The American Legion — 1919
The American Legion, an organization of U.S. War Veterans was founded in Paris, France, March 15~17, 1919 by delegates from combat and service units of the American Expeditionary Force assembled in response to a call by a committee headed by . . . Map (db m35220) HM
16 Alabama, Lawrence County, Courtland — American Legion - Post 58
On April 20, 1934, a temporary charter was issued for Gen. Joe Wheeler Post 58, Courtland, Alabama. On November 12, 1946, a permanent charter was granted and the name changed to Wiley Horton Post 58 in honor of the deceased son of State . . . Map (db m84303) HM
17 Alabama, Lee County, Auburn — Sigma Alpha Epsilon
The Alpha Mu chapter of Sigma Alpha Epsilon was founded on June 15, 1878 at the Agricultural & Mechanical College of Alabama (now Auburn University). John E.D. Shipp came to Auburn as a student determined to organize a chapter at a time when . . . Map (db m66726) HM
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18 Alabama, Limestone County, Athens — Confederate Circle
The Confederate Circle in Athens City Cemetery contains graves of over 50 soldiers killed in or around Athens during the WBTS, 8 unknown. Around 1898 ladies of the local UDC were working in the cemetery when bones, believed to be soldiers, were . . . Map (db m94159) HM
19 Alabama, Limestone County, Athens — Scenes From Hobbs & Market Streets
The First Baptist Church, organized in 1824, built a meeting house in 1826. A brick structure was erected in 1831 but was replaced with the above building in 1909. This church located on the north west corner of Clinton and Hobbs streets, was later . . . Map (db m93883) HM
20 Alabama, Limestone County, Athens — West Side of Square
Top row, left to right: • The First Presbyterian Church was built on the corner of Jefferson and Washington streets about 1900. This 1949 photograph shows Standard Oil and Sinclair Gasoline signs. Built in 1926, the Standard Oil Filling . . . Map (db m154214) HM
21 Alabama, Madison County, Huntsville — Helion Lodge No. 1
First Masonic Lodge in Alabama. Chartered Aug. 29, 1811, under the Masonic Jurisdiction of Kentucky. Original building on this site erected in 1820.Map (db m37907) HM
22 Alabama, Marshall County, Grant — Becker Hall
Constructed in 1937, the Florence H. Becker Recreation Hall was named in honor of Florence Hague Becker, President General of the National Society Daughters of the American Revolution from 1935 to 1938. The vertically placed pine logs used in the . . . Map (db m33312) HM
23 Alabama, Mobile County, Mobile — St. John's Episcopal Church
St. John’s Episcopal Church, established and built in 1855, stood at the northwest corner of this block, its rectory adjacent. Between 1860 and 1870, the Church Home, an orphanage and school consisting of three buildings, was constructed. This was . . . Map (db m123443) HM
24 Alabama, Mobile County, Mobile — The Mobile Bar Association — Alabama's First Bar Association
On March 29, 1869, 32 attorneys organized the Mobile Bar Association, the first bar association in Alabama and the 14th oldest bar association in the entire nation. They filed the Association's Declaration of Incorporation on April 12, 1869, having . . . Map (db m40666) HM
25 Alabama, Monroe County, Perdue Hill — Masonic Lodge No. 3
Oldest Building in Monroe County Erected in 1824 with funds from a public lottery. Lower floor served as a Baptist Church and a Court Room in which William B Travis, then a resident of Claiborne, practiced law. Visited by General LaFayette April . . . Map (db m39203) HM
26 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — George Washington — 1776 - 1976
Presented to the citizens of the State of Alabama honoring our brother George Washington our first Masonic President and in commemoration of 200 years of freedom under our constitutional form of government.Map (db m36644) HM
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27 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Here Stood Mrs. Rosa Parks — Mother of the Civil Rights Movement
Commemorating the centennial Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Incorporated Here stood Mrs. Rosa Parks Mother of the Civil Rights Movement and honorary member of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc. where she boarded the Montgomery . . . Map (db m85986) HM
28 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Marshall J. Moore House
In 1900, Marshall Moore and his wife, Agnes V. McClain commissioned Joseph G. Nesbitt, Sr., an African-American contractor/builder, to construct this Victorian period cottage. The Moores, among the first graduates and early faculty members of . . . Map (db m86130) HM
29 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Montgomery Freemasonry
Freemasonry is a fraternal order which promotes a spirit of brotherhood, devotion to family, and service to God and country. Local Masonic Lodges and affiliated organizations, such as the Eastern Star, Scottish and York Rite bodies, the Shrine, . . . Map (db m71374) HM
30 Alabama, Montgomery County, Montgomery — Murphy House
Greek Revival Home built, 1851 by John H. Murphy, cotton broker and an incorporator and director of the Montgomery Water Works Company, chartered 1854. Union Army Provost Marshal's Headquarters 1865. Elks Club 1902-1967. Restored by Montgomery . . . Map (db m36569) HM
31 Alabama, Montgomery County, Pintlala — Pintlala Grange Hall / Grange Hall School
(Side 1) Pintlala Grange Hall The National Grange of the Patrons of Husbandry was organized in 1867 to provide economic, social and cultural improvements for farmers and their families. Pintlala's Grange Hall was erected circa . . . Map (db m71433) HM
32 Alabama, Morgan County, Decatur — Rising Sun Lodge No. 29 — Ancient Free & Accepted Masons
Dr. Henry Rhodes, for whom Rhodes Ferry Landing was named, was Decatur's first Postmaster and one of the organizers of the Lodge (Nov. 22, 1826). Chartered in 1827, its first Worshipful Master was Colonel Francis Dancy, builder of the Dancy-Polk . . . Map (db m102823) HM
33 Alabama, Russell County, Crawford — Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge
This historic building was erected in 1848 to serve as the Tuckabatchee Masonic Lodge No. 96. At the time, this community of Crawford, Alabama (formerly known as Crockettsville from 1832 - 1843, named after Davy Crockett) was the county seat of . . . Map (db m111586) HM
34 Alabama, St. Clair County, Cropwell — Cropwell History
Post office established as Diana 1834 Name changed to Cropwell 1837 Masonic Lodge chartered 1857 In 1887 Birmingham & Atlantic R.R. came to CropwellMap (db m217724) HM
35 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — Fletcher Napoleon Farrington, Sr. — 1902 - 1968 — County Agent and Civic Leader —
Fletcher Farrington, after graduating from the Alabama Polytechnic Institute (now Auburn University), came to Tallapoosa County as a county agent for the Agricultural Extension Service in 1932. Concluding that soil erosion was the local farmers . . . Map (db m95105) HM
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36 Alabama, Tallapoosa County, Dadeville — William Carl Roeck — 1836~1920
Born and educated in Baden, Germany, and educated as a horticulturist, William Carl Roeck arrived in America in 1854 at the age of eighteen and engaged in extensive travels. He later enlisted in the Confederate Army, serving four years in the Second . . . Map (db m223945) HM
37 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Alpha Delta Pi — Organized May 15, 1851 — ETA Chapter March 21, 1907 —
Alpha Delta Pi, the first college secret sisterhood, was organized at Wesleyan Female College, Macon, Georgia, the first women's college to grant academic degrees. Originally identified as Adelpheans, the group had three thousand alumnae and sixty . . . Map (db m28783) HM
38 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Delta Kappa Epsilon
marker Front: Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Epsilon fraternity first Greek letter fraternity at The University of Alabama. Organized by Louis J. DuPre, chapter installed June 20, 1847. First members initiated at Indian Queen Hotel by Charles . . . Map (db m30676) HM
39 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Kappa Delta
Zeta Chapter of Kappa Delta first national Greek letter sorority at the University of Alabama Chapter installed March 12, 1904. First members initiated in the Sigma Nu Hall by Katherine Lovejoy of Theta Chapter at Randolph-Macon Woman's College. . . . Map (db m28782) HM
40 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Oliver-Barnard Hall — College of Arts and Sciences
Erected: 1889 Reconstructed: 2000 Named for professor, scientist, and photographer F.A.P. Barnard who pioneered the study of astronomy at The University of Alabama and established its chapter of Phi Beta Kappa in 1851. On August 26, 2000, . . . Map (db m29402) HM
41 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Phi Gamma Delta Theta Chapter House
On this site in 1914, Theta Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta built the first Chapter House located on the campus of the University of Alabama. The house was the first structure on what became known as Fraternity Row, later known as "Old Row." That house, . . . Map (db m156516) HM
42 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Sigma Alpha Epsilon
Founded in Tuscaloosa on the campus of the University of Alabama on March 9, 1856. Its chapter designation, Alabama Mu, identifies it as the mother chapter of the national collegiate fraternity. Founding Members: Noble Leslie DeVotie • Nathan . . . Map (db m29607) HM
43 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — Site Of Franklin Hall — (The Mound)
Franklin Hall, an early University dormitory designed by Capt. William Nichols, was erected on this site in 1835. Was one of the buildings destroyed by the Union raid on April 4, 1865. After Civil War the remains of structure were shaped into . . . Map (db m30677) HM
44 Alabama, Tuscaloosa County, Tuscaloosa — The Little Round House
Constructed as a guard house for the Alabama Corps of Cadets during the early 1860's, the Little Round House provided shelter from inclement weather for cadets on sentry duty. Until 1865, it also housed the University Drum Corps, which was composed . . . Map (db m25387) HM
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45 Alabama, Washington County, St. Stephens — Old St. Stephens Masonic Lodge No. 9 (1821-1834)/St. Stephens Lodge No. 81
Old St. Stephens Masonic Lodge No. 9 (1821-1834) CHARTER AND EARLY MEMBERS WERE: Gov. Israel Pickens, Col. Silas Dinsmore, Thomas Eastin, R. Chamberlain, Thomas Malone, J.F. Ross, Daniel Coleman, John Womack, W.D. . . . Map (db m70599) HM
46 Alaska, Ketchikan Gateway Borough, Ketchikan — Stedman-Thomas Historic District — The other downtown
Across the great divide: Stedman started apart Ketchikan Creek formed a dividing line in Ketchikan in the early 1900s. To the north, white pioneers' homes, schools and churches stair-stepped up the hill and businesses crowded the waterfront. . . . Map (db m182050) HM
47 Alaska, Sitka Borough, Sitka — Alaska Native Brotherhood Hall — Has Been Designated a National Historic Landmark
This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America. The hall is the place of importance in the native community. The original chapter of Alaska Native Brotherhood built this hall in 1914 to serve . . . Map (db m133827) HM
48 Alaska, Sitka Borough, Sitka — Sitka Woman's Club
The 'Cottage-by-the Sea' was constructed in 1897 by Norwegian prospector Captain Hans Christian Pande. While Alaska was still a Territory, the W.P. Mills Company donated this house to the Sitka Woman's Club for a clubhouse, which led to the . . . Map (db m181256) HM
49 Alaska, Skagway — Arctic Brotherhood Camp Skagway
Built in 1899 as headquarters for the Arctic Brotherhood Camp Skagway No. 1. The Brotherhood was established February 26, 1899 for the purpose of fraternal enjoyment and mutual aid. Over 30 camps were established throughout Alaska and the Yukon and . . . Map (db m72784) HM
50 Arizona, Cochise County, Tombstone — Grand Army of the Republic Memorial — Tombstone, Arizona
Dedicated May 30, 1887 In Memory of the Comrades of Burnside Post G.A.R.Map (db m33141) HM
51 Arizona, Coconino County, Flagstaff — Verkamp Building — 1899
John G. Verkamp came to Flagstaff in the 1890s. He first worked for the Babbitts (three of his sisters were married to Babbitt brothers), then succeeded in a number of businesses on his own, including lumber, livestock and merchandising. He is best . . . Map (db m59505) HM
52 Arizona, Coconino County, Williams — Pollock Building
Built of locally quarried volcanic rock in 1901, this edifice housed a bank and many businesses displaced by the 1901 fire. These included the local newspaper, telegraph office, and eventually Arnold's, a famous Route 66 eatery. In 1928, the Masonic . . . Map (db m33382) HM
53 Arizona, Graham County, Fort Thomas — Melvin Jones International Memorial — Historical Site
Melvin Jones was born on January 13, 1879, near this site in Fort Thomas. He lived here for the first eight years of his life, during the Indian Wars here. In 1917, Melvin Jones formed Lions Clubs International with 20 delegates representing 27 . . . Map (db m28051) HM
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54 Arizona, Graham County, Safford — Odd Fellows Home — 1920
In June 1920, the State Lodge of Odd Fellows and Rebekahs announced that a home for orphans and the elderly would be built on the 13-acre Beebe Homestead in Safford. Construction started in December from plans drawn by architect William Bray of . . . Map (db m195857) HM
55 Arizona, Graham County, Safford — Womans Club of Safford — Dedicated - 1937
National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m61512) HM
56 Arizona, Maricopa County, Chandler, Downtown — The McCormick Building
Designated Historical as part of Downtown Chandler Built in 1928 as the original IOOF Hall and Armory Remodeled in the 60’s into a medical and apartment complex Restored back to it’s original design in 2001 by the . . . Map (db m100876) HM
57 Arizona, Maricopa County, Glendale — Glendale Woman's Club Clubhouse — Built 1913
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Listed July 7, 1989 In 1901, a small group of pioneer women organized the Self Culture Club of Glendale with the . . . Map (db m30478) HM
58 Arizona, Maricopa County, Mesa — Mesa Woman's Club House
On March 9, 1917, fifty-three women, inspired by Margaret Wheeler Ross, past president, 1914-1916, of the General Federation of Women's Clubs of Arizona, chartered the "Woman's Club of Mesa". Since 1901, Federated Women's Clubs, an international . . . Map (db m27554) HM
59 Arizona, Maricopa County, Peoria, Old Town Peoria — GFWC Peoria Woman's Club
In 1919, this building was constructed as a meeting place for the General Federation of Women's Clubs – Peoria Woman's Club. Originally located at the northwest corner of 83rd Avenue and Washington Street, the Clubhouse was restored and . . . Map (db m30401) HM
60 Arizona, Maricopa County, Tempe — Tempe Hardware Building
Known as the Odd Fellows Hall when it was built in 1898, this building is the oldest surviving three story brick commercial building in Maricopa County. Its 2-story high ballroom, located on the second floor, has hosted several fraternal . . . Map (db m49913) HM
61 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Charles Metcalfe Park
Dedicated in Memory of Charles Metcalfe 1855-1943 He deeded in perpetuity this land as a park for the use of Kingman youth. Recognized as a civic leader and land developer, He proposed development of Hualapai Mountain Park. He held . . . Map (db m29362) HM
62 Arizona, Mohave County, Kingman — Elks Lodge No. 468 — Built 1903 to 1904 — modified 1913 —
This building has been placed on The National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Elks Lodge No.468 Built 1903 to 1904; modified 1913 The oldest lodge building in Kingman, this 1903-4 . . . Map (db m29405) HM
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63 Arizona, Navajo County, Taylor — Daughters of the Utah Pioneers — Jane Hatch Camp dedicated in 1932
Construction began in 1930 by Jane Hatch, Lizzie Willis and Emma Kartchner. The building was neglected for several years and in the early 1950's seven couples agreed to save the home, which became the clubhouse for the 20-30 Club. On November 2, . . . Map (db m36695) HM
64 Arizona, Pima County, Tucson — The San Pedro River Valley — On a clear day you can see the Gila National Forest in New Mexico from here!
You are looking at the San Pedro River Valley. The San Pedro River flows north to the Gila River, which ultimately meets the Colorado River and heads south to Mexico and the Gulf of California. The river supports riparian vegetation that provides . . . Map (db m131232) HM
65 Arizona, Pinal County, Coolidge — The Coolidge Woman's Club
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1928Map (db m195848) HM
66 Arizona, Pinal County, Florence — E. N. Fish & Co. Store
Built in 1874 of unplastered adobe with pitched roofs, this second Edward Nye Fish mercantile store in Florence changed hands to become the, Joseph Collingwood & Co. Store and Wells Fargo office in 1877. Collingwood, Florence's first postmaster, had . . . Map (db m26717) HM
67 Arizona, Yavapai County, Prescott — Knights of Pythias Building
With the exception of the Courthouse, the Knights of Pythias Building, also known as the Tilton Building, has always been the tallest building on the Plaza at 46 feet. It was dedicated on November 27, 1895, and is one of the few buildings that . . . Map (db m21625) HM
68 Arizona, Yavapai County, Prescott — VFW Bucky O'Neill Post No. 541
Founded in Jan. 1921 and named after the famous Rough Rider William "Bucky" O'Neill, the post is the oldest active VFW post in Arizona. Born Feb. 2, 1860 in St. Louis, Missouri, his many accomplishments include being a Lawyer, Judge, Sheriff, Editor . . . Map (db m68732) HM
69 Arizona, Yuma County, Yuma — Masonic Temple – Lodge #17 — 1931 — National Register of Historic Places —
Designed in the Modernistic/Art Deco style, it retains its original design and use as a lodge. Freemasonry in Yuma began in 1900. Lodge #17 was formed in November, 1901. Dedicated December 1999, by the City of Yuma for the preservation of . . . Map (db m29022) HM
70 Arkansas, Benton County, Lowell — IOOF/Masonic Lodge Building
John W. Looney built the IOOF/Masonic Lodge building here in 1913 after the wooden store burned. The Masonic Lodge was upstairs. The Post Office was in one end downstairs. Looney sold groceries, feed, and general merchandise at this store. He . . . Map (db m224842) HM
71 Arkansas, Boone County, Harrison — The Walters Building
It was constructed in 1912. It originally housed Walter's Dry Goods on the ground level & Fountaine Hall located upstairs. The Hall hosted the Masons and also a play house of questionable character. The building is located on what is known as . . . Map (db m225287) HM
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72 Arkansas, Carroll County, Alpena — Yell Masonic Lodge Hall
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m225241) HM
73 Arkansas, Carroll County, Eureka Springs — Eureka Springs Historical Museum — Established 1971 in Calif House
This three-story limestone building with metal-clad roof enclosing the top story was constructed in 1889 by Samuel L. Calif. For fifty years it served as a residence, general merchandise store, and boarding house. About 1948 the building was . . . Map (db m90699) HM
74 Arkansas, Carroll County, Eureka Springs — Spanish-American and World War Veterans Memorial
In memory of our deceased World War Veterans Western District of Carroll County In Memoriam United Spanish War Veterans 1898Map (db m59973) HM
75 Arkansas, Carroll County, Eureka Springs — The I.O.O.F. Cemetery
Pioneer burial ground on land homesteaded 1880 by James and Rachael McAtee Lamar. Recorded burials begin 1880 after founding of Eureka Springs. May 29, 1889, the 46-acre site deeded to Lodge No. 83 Independent Order of Odd Fellows which maintained . . . Map (db m225226) HM
76 Arkansas, Crittenden County, Marion — Crittenden County Health Department — Erected 1938 Annex 1943 — Courthouse Square Walking Trail —
The Health Department, dedicated May 4, 1938, was built with funds by the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA). When additional space was needed, the Crittenden County Negro Business Men's League, led by George Walker, Jr. and John Gammon, . . . Map (db m116780) HM
77 Arkansas, Fulton County, Mammoth Spring — Community Auditorium — Formerly St. Andrew's Episcopal Church
• February 1888
Cornerstone laid
• April 1888
St. Andrew’s Mission Admitted into Diocese
• 1890
Deemed a Parish Church
• 1920
Building moved 1 block to . . . Map (db m183176) HM
78 Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, Boyle Park — Bro. Samuel Proctor Massie Sr. — Charter Member of Phi Beta Sigma Frat. Inc.
Bro. Samuel Proctor Massic Sr. was born in Xenia Ohio in 1889. He completed his undergraduate studies at Wilberforce University. Bro. S.P. Massie attended Howard University from 1914-1915 where he did his post graduate studies in the area of . . . Map (db m211264) HM
79 Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, Downtown — Pi Lambda Chapter Founded — March 3, 1926
Map (db m211468) HM
80 Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, Downtown — Taborian Hall
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the InteriorMap (db m211334) HM
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81 Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, East of Broadway — 107 — Clara McDiarmid — Road to the 19th Amendment — National Votes for Women Trail —
Clubwoman, temperance leader and suffragist. Helped found Arkansas Equal Suffrage Association 1888. Led state efforts until her death 1899.Map (db m229491) HM
82 Arkansas, Pulaski County, Little Rock, River Market — Porbeck & Bowman Building — (1882)
Max Hilb and William Probst built this structure, designed by Joseph Willis, in 1882 for Probst & Hilb Liquor Company. The upper floor contained a two-story space that housed Concordia Hall, a Jewish social club. F. M. Fletcher and T.J. McCarthy . . . Map (db m102056) HM
83 Arkansas, Saline County, Benton — Bicentennial - Saline District Memorial
"Scouting will deliver to a nation a great gift, a new generation of prepared, young citizens-physically strong, mentally awake, and morally straight-young people who are growing through their scouting experience, learning the lessons of responsible . . . Map (db m172129) HM
84 Arkansas, Sebastian County, Fort Smith — Our Confederate Dead — 1861 - 1865
[Title is text]Map (db m92351) WM
85 Arkansas, Sebastian County, Fort Smith — Purple Heart Memorial — Combat Wounded Veterans
. . . Map (db m92352) WM
86 Arkansas, Sebastian County, Fort Smith — United Spanish War Veterans Memorial — In Memoriam
[Title is text]Map (db m92357) WM
87 Arkansas, Sebastian County, Fort Smith — Veterans Memorial Carillon
AMVETS in conjunction with the Citizens of the area dedicated this carillon as a living memorial to Arkansas-Oklahoma Veterans who served their country honorably for the Cause of Freedom November 11, 1986 Fort Smith National . . . Map (db m92342) WM
88 Arkansas, Union County, El Dorado — El Dorado Masonic Temple
El Dorado Masonic Temple has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Erected 1924 Map (db m121976) HM
89 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Archibald Yell — In Memory Of
Born near Salisbury, North Carolina, Aug. 1797 Volunteer in Battle of New Orleans, 1815 Member of Tennessee Legislature, 1827 Grand Master of Masons in Tennessee, 1831 District Judge of Arkansas Territory, 1832-1836 Charter Member of . . . Map (db m59891) HM
90 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Chi Omega
The Chi Omega Greek theater was built in 1930 as a gift from Chi Omega, the national women's fraternity (sorority) that was founded at the University of Arkansas in 1895 when four coeds and a faculty adviser chartered the mother chapter, Psi. . . . Map (db m224250) HM
91 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Chi Omega Chapter House
The Chi Omega was the first Greek organization to build its own chapter house on the University of Arkansas campus. Chi Omega (Psi chapter) purchased this lot in the Oakland Place Addition in 1928. Construction begin that that same year and the new . . . Map (db m224732) HM
92 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Chi Omega Fraternity
Founded April 5, 1895 University of Arkansas by Dr. Charles Richardson Ina May Boles Jobelle Holcombe Alice Cary Simonds Jean Marie Vincenheller Governing Council April 5, 1995 Melanie Maxwell Shain, S.H. Mary Ann Hancock . . . Map (db m224731) HM
93 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Chi Omega Greek Theatre
[Top plaque] Built A.D. 1930 Chi Omega Greek Theatre has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places
by the United States Department of the Interior [Bottom plaque] The Chi Omega fraternity . . . Map (db m224254) HM
94 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Delta Delta Delta 1913-2013 Centennial
On November 15, 1913, the Delta Iota chapter of Delta Delta Delta sorority became the fourth sorority installed at the University of Arkansas. Founders were Juanita Moore, Vesta Kilgore, Aileen McCoy, Bess Phillips, Anna Bryant, Alma . . . Map (db m224719) HM
95 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Phi Alpha Theta
Phi Alpha Theta, the only national honor academic society in history and the largest honor society devoted to a single discipline, was founded at the University of Arkansas. On March 14, 1921, Dr. Andrew Cleven, assistant professor of history, met . . . Map (db m224269) HM
96 Arkansas, Washington County, Fayetteville — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this copy of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and and loyalty The . . . Map (db m92306) HM
97 Arkansas, Washington County, Springdale — Beely-Johnson American Legion Post 139 — Springdale, AR
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 30 May 2007Map (db m224785) HM
98 California, Alameda County, Alameda — Alameda Lodge No. 1015
Alameda Lodge No. 1015 of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks was formed by 25 Alameda residents who were members of Oakland Lodge No. 171. The Lodge was instituted on March 17, 1906 and it received its charter from the Grand Lodge on July . . . Map (db m79864) HM
99 California, Alameda County, Albany — 8 — Site of Veterans' Memorial
The Veterans' Memorial Building located in Albany's Memorial Park is one of ten such structures built by Alameda County as a tribute to the veterans of World War I. Designed by Henry H. Meyers and dedicated on August 14, 1932, the building has . . . Map (db m137099) HM WM
100 California, Alameda County, Berkeley, Downtown Berkeley — Elks Club Building — Walter H. Ratcliff, Architect — 1913 —
City of Berkeley Landmark designated in 1991 Berkeley’s Elks Club, the 1002nd Chapter of the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks, was founded in 1905, just in time for members to assist those displaced by the 1906 San Francisco Earthquake. . . . Map (db m54262) HM

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