One mile south was an important Indian Council site from about 1707. Named for noted chief, the "Turkey". Here in October 1816, a council of Cherokees, Creeks, and Chickasaws met to settle boundaries and ratify a peace treaty. General Andrew . . . — — Map (db m114989) HM
Constructed by the Western Pipe and Steel Company of San Francisco. the Bayfield-class attack transport ship was launched on December 29, 1942, as the SS Sea Needle. The vessel was retrofitted at the Brooklyn Naval Shipyard in New York for . . . — — Map (db m224688) HM
The Treaty of Fort Jackson on August 9, 1814 by Major General Andrew Jackson on behalf of the President of the United States of America and the Chiefs, Deputies and Warriors of the Creek Indian Nation, established a boundary line between the . . . — — Map (db m71836) HM
The Treaty of Fort Jackson on August 9, 1814 by Major General Andrew Jackson on behalf of the President of the United States of America and the Chiefs, Deputies and Warriors of the Creek Indian Nation, established a boundary line between the . . . — — Map (db m71838) HM
Representing the Secretary of Defense at the Strategic Arms Reduction Talks in the 1980's, Michael Mobbs was a leader in negotiations between the U.S. and the U.S.S.R., resulting in the most complex arms control treaty in history. — — Map (db m219178) HM
The Violata Pax (Wounded Peace) Dove was created in 2006 by artist Fred NALL Hollis, a native son of Alabama.
The Dove was sculpted in white bronze and came to life in a foundry in Pietrasanta, Italy. It was generously gifted to Troy University by . . . — — Map (db m224864) HM
Guarding the Flame of the Centennial Olympic Games
These heroes carried the sacred flame the
symbol of World Peace, Friendship and Unity.
Lane Barnes, William Debuty,
Charles Friedrich, Jeremy Gaertner,
Kevin Hall, Jordan Hardick,
Katie . . . — — Map (db m106095) HM
"I love this country and the ideals upon which it was founded…More than anything else, I care about the men and women who make up our military forces…I do not want to see them either kill or be killed in a war that is not moral or . . . — — Map (db m181757) HM
Seven year Sister City anniversary
November 7, 1993
This Monument Symbolizes the Everlasting Bond of Friendship
City of Funabashi
Ichifuna High School
Funabashi International Relation Association . . . — — Map (db m207375) HM
“The Sister City Program is an important resource to the negotiations of
governments in letting the people themselves give expression of their common desire for friendship, goodwill and cooperation for a better world for all” . . . — — Map (db m19970) HM
This cherry tree is a gift from the Consulate General of Japan in San Francisco in commemoration of the Japan-US Cherry Blossom Centennial and 35 years of friendship between Yotsukaido, Japan and Livermore. — — Map (db m198671) HM
Hand of Peace, 1967
Born in Italy, Beniamino Bufano immigrated to the United States when he was three years old, and settled in San Francisco in 1915. A popular figure of the San Francisco art scene, Bufano was well . . . — — Map (db m91551) HM
The General Andres Pico Oak Tree once stood in Rancho San Rafael in an area that later became part of the City of Glendale. This tree played a significant role in the history of California. On January 11, 1847, representatives of Los Estados Unidos . . . — — Map (db m128302) HM
This plaque was dedicated on the 50th Anniversary of the establishment of the Long Beach-Yokkaichi Sister City Association to honor the citizens of both cities who are dedicated to each through personal diplomacy. November 8, 2013
Bob . . . — — Map (db m73101) HM
James B. Lankershim. Born Charleston, MO, March 24, 1850. Died Oct. 16, 1931. Commissioned Capt. Troop D Calvary 1st Brigade, N.G.O. Aug. 9, 1895 and Lieutenant Colonel N.G.O. July 21, 1903.
Near here on . . . — — Map (db m125561) HM
The friendship bell, overlooking the Pacific Ocean, was presented as a gift from the people of the Republic of Korea to the people of the United States of America on the occasion of the American Bicentennial Jubilee to further the friendship and . . . — — Map (db m51064) HM
The ultimate origin of the ancient Olympic Games is lost in the prehistoric past. In the ninth century before the Christian Era the young men of Greece were already accustomed to gather on the sacred grounds of Olympia to honor their god Zeus by . . . — — Map (db m216070) HM
First African American
to win the Nobel Peace Prize.
Built 1908. Declared 1976, Historic-Cultural Monument No. 159, City of Los Angeles, Cultural Heritage Commission, Cultural Affairs Department.
Built in 1908, this was the childhood . . . — — Map (db m174655) HM
Beneath this park rest the stone foundations and floor tiles of the historic adobe where Mexican General Andres Pico and U.S. Lieutenant Colonel John C. Fremont signed the Treaty of Cahuenga on January 13, 1847. Signing the Treaty ended the . . . — — Map (db m126025) HM
This plaza is dedicated in honor of an exemplary naval combat commander of WWII. The Great American victories of Midway, the Marshalls, the Philippine Sea, Iwo Jima and Okinawa are symbols of his special genius. In a similar fashion he achieved . . . — — Map (db m226350) HM
The Angel of Hope was introduced to the world in the book, The Christmas Box, By Richard Paul Evans. It is a tale about a woman who mourns the loss of her child at the base of an
angel monument. Though mostly fictional, the angel monument once . . . — — Map (db m210733) HM
On November 27, 1984, in Newport Beach City, Mayor Evelyn R. Hart of Newport City and Mayor Shizuo Nakane of Okazaki City represented the people of the respective cities and made a Declaration of the Formation of a Sister City Affiliation. . . . — — Map (db m190048) HM
In 1912 Frank and Hannah Nixon built this modest farmhouse on their small citrus ranch. Here Richard Nixon was born, January 9, 1913, and spent his first nine years. He served his country as Congressman, U.S. Senator, Vice President, and 37th . . . — — Map (db m50342) HM
Joining more than 200,000 locations around the world, this Palm Springs Pole brings the international initiative to this international city. Founded in 1955, the global Peace Pole Project seeks to "uplift humankind toward harmony rather than . . . — — Map (db m206210)
1915 - 1955
In Balboa Park the year 1915, San Diego opened its Panama-California Exposition. Designed to call attention to San Diego and bolster the economy, the Exposition highlighted archaeological and anthropological displays as well as . . . — — Map (db m209206) HM
In the past, Spofford Alley was one of the central avenues of Chinatown. The Chee Kung Tong [Chinese Free Mason], located at 36 Spofford Alley, was the meeting place of the revolutionaries led by Dr. Sun Yat Sen, who planned the overthrow of the . . . — — Map (db m175269) HM
The Chinese community of Stockton dedicates this monument to the city of
Stockton to commemorate the bicentennial year of 1976, in memory of the
contributions which the Chinese have made to Stockton.
The ingenuity of the Chinese . . . — — Map (db m103083) HM
Sister city affiliations between the United States and other nations began shortly after World War II, and developed into a national initiative when President Dwight D. Eisenhower proposed the “people-to-people” program at a White House . . . — — Map (db m24224) HM
Dedicated to Ronald W. Reagan
40th President of the United States of America
For his steadfast commitment to develop and deploy
missile defenses to protect our nation, our forces,
our allies and friends
"Wouldn't it be better to . . . — — Map (db m98728) WM
Here, on January 8, 1847, Francisco Sanchez, leader of a California band surrendered himself and some American prisoners and arms to Lieut. Grayson thus ending the “Battle of Santa Clara” or the “Battle of the Mustard Stalks” of January 2, 1847. . . . — — Map (db m2627) HM
After armed confrontation nearby on January 2, 1847, and a truce meeting the following day, Marine Capt. Ward Marston, commander of the United States expeditionary force, and Francisco Sánchez, leader of the Mexican-Californian ranchers, agreed to a . . . — — Map (db m57844) HM
In memory of all those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. 'Peace is not merely a distant goal that we seek, but a means by which we arrive at that goal' Martin Luther King Jr. — — Map (db m195467) HM
This building is named for Edward W. Wynkoop (1836-1891) to honor his peacemaking efforts, though unsuccessful, to resolve the Indian-white conflict which resulted tragically in the Sand Creek Massacre in 1864.
Exaggerated reports of . . . — — Map (db m97294) HM
ConfuciusConfucius (551 B.C. to 479 B.C.), with the given name Qiu and stylized name Zhongni, was a native of Lu State (now Qufu city of Shandong Province) in the Spring and Autumn Period of Chinese history. He was a great thinker, educator and . . . — — Map (db m52259) HM
To commemorate the Sister City relationship between the peoples of Hartford, Connecticut and New Ross, County Wexford in the Republic of Ireland.
This relationship promotes economic educational and cultural exchanges; and perpetually fosters . . . — — Map (db m151920) HM
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To Elihu Burritt
Scholar Linguist Phil
anthropist to Whose
Love For Humanity
The World Owes the
Peace Congress and . . . — — Map (db m41514) HM
Zlo Dobrem Zwyciezaj
This human rights monument of common field stone and steel is built in memory of Father Jerzy Popieluszko who gave his life to God and to the goals of Solidarosc – human rights, justice, peace and freedom for Poland and . . . — — Map (db m41435) HM
Born in Dagsboro, Delaware, 1796. Graduate of Yale College 1815. Member of Delaware House of Representatives 1824. Secretary of State of Delaware 1826-1828. United States Senator 1829-1836, 1845-1849 and 1853 until his death, 1856. Chief Justice of . . . — — Map (db m4748) HM
"Peace" was named on the day that Berlin fell to the Allies in World War II and won the prestigious AARS Award on the day peace was signed with Japan.
"Peace" is one of the best-known and most widely grown roses of all time. Francis . . . — — Map (db m216031) HM
…this one would tell quite a story. It has grown as a bonsai for so long that it passed through five generations of a single family of bonsai artists in Japan before crossing the ocean to live here. The Yamaki family was well known in Japan for . . . — — Map (db m144347) HM
… this one would tell a remarkable tale. Since the 17th century, five generations of the Yamaki family tended this tree in Japan. Noted bonsai artists, the Yamakis lived in Hiroshima, where an outdoor nursery filled with priceless . . . — — Map (db m207089) HM
This hill, with its sweeping views of Washington and the Potomac, has tantalized visionaries since the 1800s. But few of their plans have been built. In 1873 businessman and city commissioner Thomas P. Morgan (whose name survives as part of . . . — — Map (db m93415) HM
This friendship archway was erected by the District of Columbia and the Municipality of Beijing, 1986.
Marion Barry, Jr.
Mayor of Washington, D.C.
Mayor, Beijing Municipal Government — — Map (db m9161) HM
Built in 1922, this Beaux-Arts mansion was designed by renowned American architect George Oakley Totten, and it served as the Residence of the Ambassadors of Spain from 1927 until the late 1990s, when a new official residence was inaugurated on . . . — — Map (db m177215) HM
700 Jackson Place has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America National Park Service 1974
From 1910 to 1948 it served as the first . . . — — Map (db m32879) HM
Billions for the war,
and a bunker
for the president
The grand, pillared United States Treasury building that stands before you, its first section designed by Robert Mills in 1836, was the financial command center for the Union. It . . . — — Map (db m130407) HM
Friendship between the United States and Canada was developed and strengthened by the signing of the Webster-Ashburton Treaty, on August 9, 1842, in the old State Department building which stood on this site. This treaty established the north . . . — — Map (db m17617) HM
Presented to the United Nations
By Jacob Blaustein
This half-size bronze of the monumental abstract sculpture, which in 1964 was placed in front of the United Nations Building in New York, symbolizes the late Secretary-General's . . . — — Map (db m112635) HM
The white stone building behind the statue, purchased under Ataturk in 1936, served as the embassy of the Republic of Turkey until 1989. It is now the embassy’s official residence.
The two capitals, Ankara and Washington DC, became sister . . . — — Map (db m95948) HM
dedicated to the ideal
of international justice
and world peace is a
loving and grateful
tribute to Owen D Young
who inspired by faith in the
constructive power of human
brotherhood contributed his
rare talents . . . — — Map (db m114772) HM
As American troops moved through the Meuse-Argonne, it became apparent that Germany had lost the war. An armistice was signed on November 11, 1918, effective at 11:00 a.m. — the eleventh hour of the eleventh day of the eleventh month.
In . . . — — Map (db m171289) HM
"Let each American nation
vie with the other in the
practice of the policy of
the good neighbor"
"Peace must be our passion"
[Back of marker:]
Secretary of State
Modelled From Life
In His 72nd . . . — — Map (db m114938) HM
Given by Virginia Murray Bacon in memory of her husband, Representative Robert Low Bacon of New York, as a center to further international understanding. The building was restored for this purpose by Dacor Bacon House Foundation.
This . . . — — Map (db m212107) HM
The Ringgold-Carroll House was constructed in 1825. The House had a long and close association with the U.S. Supreme Court. It later belonged to Congressman Robert Low Bacon and his wife Virginia Murray Bacon. Mrs. Bacon wanted to maintain her . . . — — Map (db m225113) HM
The Department of State is the nation’s oldest and senior cabinet agency. It was established by Congress in 1789 to conduct America’s diplomatic relations.
The State Department represents U.S. interests to foreign governments, promotes peace, . . . — — Map (db m40248) HM
Presidente del Ecuador
Adalid de las Libertades
Publicas y Defensor de
los Derechos Civiles
La Embajada del Ecuador
y la Misión . . . — — Map (db m114939) HM
An Inuksuk is a northern stone land marker used by the Inuit for navigation, communication and to mark hunting and fishing grounds; it symbolizes the traditional Inuit way of life.
Canada presented the Inuksuk to the . . . — — Map (db m114937) HM
Pan American Union
the international organization of the
twenty one American Republics
Erected 1908 – 1910
through the munificence of Andrew Carnegie
Secretary of State and
Chairman of . . . — — Map (db m66426) HM
On April 28, 1988, the Right Honourable Brian Mulroney, Prime Minister of Canada, dedicated this building to peace and friendship between Canada and the United-States .
Le 28 Avril 1988, le Très Honorable Brian Mulroney, Premier Ministre du . . . — — Map (db m59333) HM
In 1889, with Ellen Gates Starr, Jane Addams founded Hull House in Chicago, one of the nation’s first settlement houses. It served as a community center for the poor and its success helped lead to the creation of hundreds of similar organizations in . . . — — Map (db m91873) HM
The old Willard Hotel was the scene of the last major effort to restore the Union and prevent the Civil War. At Virginia's invitation, delegates from twenty-one of the then thirty-four states met in secret session from February 4 to 27, 1861, in a . . . — — Map (db m6541) HM
Surrounding you are some of the 75 embassies, chanceries and diplomatic residences that lend a vibrant international presence to Sheridan-Kalorama. The practice of diplomacy — the conduct of relations among nations that involves negotiating . . . — — Map (db m113371) HM
Paz, paix, shalom, esaalam, are words from several foreign languages spoken in Sheridan-Kalorama, each meaning peace. This representation of a benevolent friar welcomes you in peace. We share, too, works of "America's poet" Walt Whitman, who spent . . . — — Map (db m112601) HM
Built by William P. Lipscomb as residence of General Charles and Emma Fitzhugh following the design of Wood, Donn & Deming Firm, 1904. Served as temporary residence of Czechoslovakian Legation, 1928 - 1929. Purchased by Representative Frederick and . . . — — Map (db m201253) HM
This year, the Smithsonian's National Zoo and Conservation Biology Institute celebrates 50 years of giant panda conservation success. Breeding giant pandas is far more complicated than just bringing two giant pandas together, as early efforts . . . — — Map (db m212329) HM
". . .the waging of peace demands the best we have, the best young men and women that we can find to put in this great effort which must go on around the world all the time."
(President Dwight D. Eisenhower at the ground-breaking . . . — — Map (db m117828) HM
John Fitzgerald Kennedy
President of the United States 1961-63
This address contained the policy declaration which led to the treaty banning nuclear weapon tests in the atmosphere, outer space, and under water signed in . . . — — Map (db m130034) HM
At 5:00 p.m. on Christmas Eve, 1923, President Calvin Coolidge walked from the White House to the Ellipse and “pushed the button” to light the first National Christmas Tree. A crowd of 3,000 witnessed the inaugural lighting of the 48-foot, cut . . . — — Map (db m130403) HM
“One magnificent symbol of the bonds that tie our two great peoples together is the German-American Friendship Garden. This symbol of eternally renewing growth and strength will be dedicated this autumn here in the Capital. In its . . . — — Map (db m130364) HM
The German-American Friendship Garden
commemorates 300 years of
German immigration and contributions to America
and symbolizes the friendship
between the German and American people — — Map (db m114162) HM
Paris Peace Conference April 20, 1949: "It is unthinkable that the Negro people of America or elsewhere in the world could be drawn into war with the Soviet Union" Paul Robeson.
Before Robeson even spoke in Paris a distorted version of . . . — — Map (db m112001) HM
Peace through limitation of naval armament was promoted between the Dominion of Canada and the United States of America by the signing of the Rush-Bagot Agreement, April 28 and 29, 1817, providing for the restriction of naval forces on the Great . . . — — Map (db m98790) HM
Peace – War
[Rendering of the Healing Totem Poles]
Liberty - Freedom
The cross piece at the top carries two eagles: Peace, a female, faces east; War, a male, faces west. The eagles are symbols of courage and . . . — — Map (db m39960) HM
The Peace Monument
By Franklin Simmons, 1878
The Peace Monument, also called the Naval Monument, was erected to commemorate the naval deaths at sea during the Civil War. At the top of the 44-foot monument, Grief, sometimes called . . . — — Map (db m110449) HM
On July 17, 1975, an American Apollo spacecraft and a Soviet Soyuz space craft docked in space for the first international manned space mission. Three months after the crewmembers of the Apollo-Soyuz test project—astronauts Thomas P. Stafford, . . . — — Map (db m109221) HM
On March 27, 1912, First Lady Helen Herron Taft, Viscountess Iwa Chinda, wife of the Japanese ambassador to the United States, and a small group of people assembled at the Tidal Basin. There they planted the first two of more than 3,000 flowering . . . — — Map (db m93423) HM
Standing before you are several of the 150 maples given to the United States by Canada in celebration of our northern neighbor's 150th anniversary (1867-2017).
The maple leaf is recognized worldwide as a symbol of Canadian . . . — — Map (db m135436) HM
The Gift of Light. Presented to the city of Washington on March 30, 1954, this stone lantern symbolizes the enduring cultural partnership that re-emerged between Japan and the United States after World War II. The lantern is one of two . . . — — Map (db m37515) HM
Each year, the National Park Service and the National Council of State Societies conduct the Lantern Lighting Ceremony. The Embassy of Japan appoints a Cherry Blossom Princess for the occasion. As the audience counts down from five, the lantern is . . . — — Map (db m29559) HM
“With this faith we will be able to hew out of the mountain of despair a stone of hope. With this faith, we will be able to transform the jangling discords of our nation into a beautiful symphony of brotherhood. With this faith, we will be able . . . — — Map (db m46398) HM
This 3,800 pound, 17th century Japanese Pagoda arrived in the Nation’s Capital in 1957 as a gift from Mayor Ryozo Hiranuma of Yokohama, Japan. Its parts packed in five shipping crates with no assembly instructions, the pagoda required the staff of . . . — — Map (db m61900) HM
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