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By Michael Herrick, August 12, 2006
Lincoln’s Hildene Mansion
California (Contra Costa County), Walnut Creek — Mount Diablo State Park
Welcome Heading to the top? Rising to 3,849 feet in elevation, Mount Diablo dominates the foothills and offers unobstructed views. Stand on its summit on a clear day and see over 200 miles in all directions; the Sierra Nevada to the east and past . . . — Map (db m103091) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Walnut Creek — What Are Those Towers For?
Mount Diablo has always been a guide and landmark to people far bellow, and so it became a natural location for many radio and transmission towers as well. As early as 1928, the Standard Oil Company and U.S. Dept. of Commerce jointly . . . — Map (db m103092) HM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — Brooks County Veterans Monument
Brooks County Veterans They All Gave Some Gave All — Map (db m102343) WM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — Our Confederate Dead
Our Confederate Dead Erected By The Ladies Memorial Association 1878 ( back ) Brothers Rest In Peace. — Map (db m102344) WM
Georgia (Brooks County), Quitman — Quitman Veterans Memorial
To Those Who Gave Much. To Those Who Gave All Quitman and Brooks County Dedicates This Memorial November 11, 1921 Erected by Quitman Chapter United Daughters of The Confederacy 1st Lt. Wilbur Oglesby Privates Arthur Culpepper · . . . — Map (db m102345) WM
Idaho (Bingham County), Blackfoot — 436 — Big Butte
Big Butte Towering 2500 feet high, two over lapping rock domes form a 300,000 year-old butte that dominates this lava plain. After a hot flow of molten rhyolite (acidic rock) boiled up through older lava, a second rhyolite dome pushed up a . . . — Map (db m103820) HM
Idaho (Bingham County), Blackfoot — 428 — Three Buttes
Three Buttes Rising above this level plain of lava flows and windblown soils these high landmarks are recent additions to Idaho’s landscape. East Butte (farthest east) flowed up and cooled quickly about 600,000 years ago, while Big Southern . . . — Map (db m103818) HM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — Arco Veterans Memorial
A Memorial To Those Whose Lives Were Lost In Defense Of Freedom, By Acts Of War Or Terrorism; And A Tribute To The Heroic Actions Of All Patriotic Americans — Map (db m103591) WM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — EBR-I
EBR-I World’s first Nuclear Power plant — Map (db m103900) HM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — Hawkbill Base
The United States Submarine Force Has lost 65 submarines and more Than 4,027 crewmembers are still on Final patrol since submarines became Part of the Naval Service in 1900 It Is Well That They Should Be Remembered 1915 - USS F-4 . . . — Map (db m103593) WM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — Mk 14 Torpedo
Mk 14 Torpedo Statistics Length: 20.5 feet Diameter: 21 inches Weight: 3300 pounds Range: 5500 to 9000 yards Propulsion: Steam Turbine History The Mark 14 torpedo was introduced into the navy in 1929. The warhead contained 507 pounds . . . — Map (db m103596) WM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — USS Hawkbill (SSN-666)
USS Hawkbill (SSN-666) Class: (Sturgeon Variant) Sturgeon Built At: Mare Island Naval Shipyard Keel Laid: 12 September 1966 Launched: 2 April 1969 Christening: Mrs. Bernard F. Roeder Commissioned: 4 February 1971 First Commanding . . . — Map (db m103649) WM
Idaho (Butte County), Arco — USS S-27
USS S-27 USS S-27 (SS-132) was one of 52 United States Submarines Lost In World War ll S-27 was commissioned on 22 January, 1924 under command of Lt. Herbert Jukes S-27 was lost in the early morning hours of 19 June, 1942 When she ran . . . — Map (db m103595) WM
Idaho (Butte County), Howe — 227 — John Day’s River
John Day’s River Fur traders named this stream for John Day, a pioneer trapper who died in the valley north of here, Feb. 16, 1820 John Day had started west with John Jacob Astor’s Pacific Fur Company that discovered Snake River . . . — Map (db m103827) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Clarksville — History’s Great Explorers
History’s Great Explorers Lewis & Clark Acclaimed National Heroes The Eastern Legacy October 14, 1803 Meriwether Lewis came from Washington, D.C. and met William Clark at the Falls of the Ohio “When they shook hands, the Lewis . . . — Map (db m103856) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Clarksville — River Navigation
River Navigation The Dam - The huge concrete wall that you see is the McAlpine Dam. Its main function is to control water levels for navigation, but its unusual shape, an elongated Z, also provides water for the hydroelectric station while . . . — Map (db m103853) HM
Indiana (Clark County), Jeffersonville — Duty Honor Country
Operation Iraqi Freedom · Operation Desert Storm · Operation Enduring Freedom Duty · Honor · Country — Map (db m103852) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Alternating Current Electrification1886 — IEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing
On 20 March 1886 William Stanley provided alternating current electrification to offices and stores on Main Street in Great Barrington, Massachusetts. He thus demonstrated the first practical system for providing electrical illumination using . . . — Map (db m58988) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — First Court House of Berkshire County
Near this spot stood the first court house of Berkshire County erected 1764. Here August 16, 1774 occurred the first open resistance to British rule in America — Map (db m58957) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Great Barrington Civil War Memorial
A Tribute Of honor and Gratitude To Her Citizens Who Fought For Liberty and Union 1861. – 1865. Erected by the Town of Great Barrington. 1876. — Map (db m58955) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Great Barrington World War I Monument
Erected November 11th 1936 By the School Children Of Great Barrington and Housatonic In Honor of the 359 Men and Women Who Served Their Country In the World War. Abel, Harrison G. • Ackerman, Arthur P. • Adams, Ernest W. • Alcott, Bruce . . . — Map (db m58960) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — Memorial Street Light
Memorial Street Light erected by Massachusetts Electric Company June 28, 1986 in recognition of William Stanley and his contributions to the Electric Utility Industry — Map (db m58987) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — The Mahaiwe Theater
The Mahaiwe Theater has been placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior Built 1905 — Map (db m58958) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — William Stanley
William Stanley 1858     1916 Inventor His genius made Great Barrington the first community to be lighted by alternating current in March 1886. Monument erected by the Rotary Club of Great Barrington on its fiftieth anniversary. May 18th . . . — Map (db m58972) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Great Barrington — You Stand Free Because They Served
You Stand Free Because They Served In everlasting memory and tribute to the men and women of Great Barrington who, in defense of their country and the human rights of mankind, served with honor and distinction in the armed forces of the United . . . — Map (db m58896) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Adams Overlook: A Town Tied to the MountainMount Greylock State Reservation
Adams Overlook: A Town Tied to the Mountain Mount Greylock State Reservation Adams Overlook faces east, looking over the town of Adams to the Hoosac Range, a branch of the Berkshire Mountains. Named after Revolutionary War hero John . . . — Map (db m85154) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Bascom LodgeJohn Bascom
John Bascom (1827 – 1911) Rest for the Weary Bascom Lodge has welcomed hikers, skiers, and sunrise-seekers since its completion in 1938. Designed by Pittsfield architect Joseph McArthur Vance, the lodge was built by Civilian Conservation . . . — Map (db m85036) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Jonathan Smith
In Memory Of Jonathan Smith A plain farmer of Lanesborough who by a speech full of good sense and good feeling carried the Massachusetts Convention September 1787 – February 1788 by a vote of 187 to 168 in favor of ratifying the Federal . . . — Map (db m85175) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Lanesborough Remembers
Lanesborough Remembers 1917   World War   1918 James R Adams • * Clarence G Bailey • Redfern Bailey • Joseph C Barnes • Louis D Barnes • Albert Beauvais • Albert E Bennett • Lochiel S Cameron • Robert Carlon • Edward Clairmont • Grover W Cross • . . . — Map (db m85176) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Mount Greylock, Elevation 3,491 Feet
Mount Greylock, Elevation 3,491 Feet Six hundred million years ago, this area was under a warm shallow ocean. As the underlying tectonic plates shifted, their continents collided, pushing the land upward into a great range of mountains. The . . . — Map (db m85054) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — One Hundred Years
One Hundred Years On June 20, 1898, a plot of 400 acres around the summit of Mount Greylock was established as the first State Reservation wilderness park, to be enjoyed and preserved by the people of Massachusetts. Those 400 acres were only the . . . — Map (db m85118) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The First and Second Meeting Houses of Lanesborough
This Tablet On the Original Steps of Marble from Lanesborough Quarries Marks the Site of The First and Second Meeting Houses of the First Church of Christ in Lanesborough Organized March 28, 1764. “I have reared me a monument . . . — Map (db m85177) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Mount Greylock SummitMount Greylock State Reservation
The Mount Greylock Summit Historic District Has Been Placed on the National Register Of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior 1998 — Map (db m85174) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Rockwell Road To Greylock
1907 The Rockwell Road To Greylock Built in 1906-7 by the county commissioners of Berkshire. Named for Francis W. Rockwell of Pittsfield, one of the original Greylock commissioners appointed in 1898 by Governor Roger Wolcott, and chairman from . . . — Map (db m85030) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Summit: A Peak ExperienceMount Greylock State Reservation
The Summit: A Peak Experience Mount Greylock State Reservation In millennia past, native peoples may have used the summit as a place of pilgrimage but left the peak in its wild, natural state. Farmers cleared the top of the mountain in the . . . — Map (db m85045) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — The Summit: An Island Above the CloudsMount Greylock State Reservation
The Summit: An Island Above the Clouds Mount Greylock State Reservation Welcome to the peak of Mount Greylock, the highest point in Massachusetts and the focal point of the state’s first wilderness park. Greylock summit is an unusual . . . — Map (db m85120) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Veterans War Memorial Tower
Erected By Massachusetts In Grateful Recognition Of The Loyalty And Sacrifice Of Her Sons And Daughters In War They Were Faithful Even Unto Death — Map (db m85117) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — War Memorial Tower
War Memorial Tower The War Memorial Tower is Massachusetts’ official commemoration of its war dead. Dedicated in 1933, it is made from slabs of Quincy granite that weigh as much as 8 tons; the evocative epigrams are from First World War-era . . . — Map (db m85119) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lanesborough — Welcome to Mount Greylock State Reservation
Welcome to Mount Greylock State Reservation, a flagship Massachusetts State Park managed by the Department of Conservation and Recreation (DCR). DCR is committed to enhancing the vital connection between people and the environment fot the . . . — Map (db m86559) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — James Burt Veterans Memorial Park
James Burt Veterans Memorial Park In Memory of Those from Lee Who Died During War For Their Country World War I 1917 – 1918 James R. Bossidy • John T. Carty • Thomas M. Crerar • Russell R. Griffin • Thomas J. Fanning • Harry F. . . . — Map (db m85004) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — Lee First Town Meeting
On this site, in the log house of Peter Wilcox, was held the first town meeting – Dec. 26, 1777. The following men were elected to office. “Moderator – William Ingersoll Clerk – Prince West. These two, and Oliver . . . — Map (db m86710) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Lee — Lee World War I Memorial
To The Men Of Lee Who Gave All In The War For World Wide Liberty John R. Carty • Harry F. Cross • James R. Bossidy • Thomas M. Crerar • Harold M. Parker • Thomas J. Fanning • Russell R. Griffin • Charles T. Noonan • Milton D. Parker • Ivan A. . . . — Map (db m86707) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — First Congregational ChurchOtis, Massachusetts
First Congregational Church Church Organized 1779 Building Dedicated 1815 — Map (db m85002) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — Gen. Henry Knox Trail
Through this place passed General Henry Knox in the winter of 1775 – 1776 to deliver to General George Washington at Cambridge the train of artillery from Fort Ticonderoga used to force the British Army to evacuate Boston. . . . — Map (db m97510) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Otis — Otis Veterans Monument
In Honor Of The Men And Women Of Otis Who Served Their Country In World War II Silas Budner • Howard J. Pollman • William S. Crittendon • Louis M. Bittman • Robert L. Soule, Jr. • Maxwell Pyenson • Nelson C. Tacy • Reginald J. Harrington • . . . — Map (db m84974) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Berkshire County Vietnam War Memorial
1961 - 1975 Dedicated to the men and women from Berkshire County who served their country during the Vietnam war and in memory of those who gave their lives. “To those who died honor and eternal rest, to those still in bondage . . . — Map (db m85396) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Elkanah Watson
Erected To the Memory Of Elkanah Watson Nationally known as the father of the agricultural fair he was founder and first president of the Berkshire Agricultural Society. Near the old elm in this park 1807 its original exhibition was conducted . . . — Map (db m85395) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — First Agricultural Fair
Site of The First Agricultural Fair In America 1810 and The Pittsfield Elm 1524 - 1864 — Map (db m85397) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Francis Joseph Quirico Court Complex
The Honorable Francis Joseph Quirico Court Complex Francis Joseph Quirico Feb. 18, 1911 Captain, United States Army Appointed To The Massachusetts Superior Court, July 11, 1956 The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court, Oct. 29, 1969 . . . — Map (db m85253) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Henry Shaw Briggs
Henry Shaw Briggs A Leader of Brave Men Born in Lanesboro August 1, 1824 Son of Governor George Nixon Briggs Graduated Williams College 1844 Harvard Law School 1848 Captain of Pittsfield Guards 1855 Captain of Allen Guards 1861 . . . — Map (db m85252) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Mr. and Mrs. John Chandler Williams
Erected To The Memory Of Mr. and Mrs. John Chandler Williams Who Made Possible This Park Mr. Williams Gave The Land Mrs. Williams Once Saved The Old Elm From Destruction 1790 — Map (db m85394) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — On This Spot
On This Spot There Was 1814 – 1826 A United States Cantonment Later There Stood Here The Berkshire Gymnasium In 1841 The Young Ladies Institute Was Established By The Rev. W. H. Tyler In 1851 The Second Meeting House . . . — Map (db m85211) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Peace Party House
Peace Party House Built by Col. James Easton in 1776 on the site in front of the court house Home of John Chandler Williams in 1782 and moved to its present location in 1869 Here in November, 1783 a brilliant party and a notable feast were given . . . — Map (db m85250) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Pittsfield Elm Tree
Site of Historic Elm Tree of Pittsfield Sundial First Given by D.A.R. Peace Party Chapter 1903 Restored by P.H.S. Student Historians 1992 — Map (db m85212) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Pittsfield Soldiers Monument
For The Dead A Tribute For The Living A Memory For Posterity An Emblem Of Loyalty To The Flag Of Their Country (east face) With Grateful Recognition Of The Services Of All Her Sons Who Upheld The Honor And Integrity Of Our . . . — Map (db m85146) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Pittsfield Veterans Memorial
1917   1918 A Tribute To The Loyalty And Sacrifices Of Her Sons And Daughters Who Gloriously Defended The Liberties Won By Their Fathers Erected By The City Of Pittsfield 1926 (round plaque) Pittsfield Veterans Memorial Fidelis . . . — Map (db m85507) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Roman Walter Sadlowski
Roman Walter Sadlowski United States Navy Born June 15, 1920 Died Dec. 7, 1941 Who gave his life at Pearl Harbor in defense of his country. His example will always remain as an inspiration of faithful performance of duty. . . . — Map (db m85508) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Sergeant Edward J. Burns
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Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Sgt. Glenn R. Allison
This Tree Was Planted In Honor Of Sgt. Glenn R. Allison Died December 18, 2003 In Baghdad, Iraq Dedicated on April 30, 2004 — Map (db m85511) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Splitter
Splitter James D’Aniello, Steel Baseball, America’s National Pastime, was played near this site in 1791. Documented on September 5, 1791, in a Pittsfield town bylaw banning baseball within 80 yards of the Meetinghouse windows. Acknowledged in the . . . — Map (db m85213) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — The First Inter-Collegiate Baseball Game
The First Inter-Collegiate Baseball Game In America Was Played On This Site Between Williams and Amherst Colleges Under the Sponsorship of the Pittsfield Baseball Club The Three and One Half Hour Contest Was Won By Amherst, 73 to 32 . . . — Map (db m85178) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Pittsfield — Veteran of the Year
Veteran of the Year 2001 – Theodore J. Handler • 2002 – Mario Cassinelli • 2003 – Rudy Dassat • 2004 – Robert Shindler • 2005 – Thomas Landry • 2006 – James E. Callahan • 2007 – Lawrence E. Caprari • 2008 . . . — Map (db m85510) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sandisfield — New Boston
New Boston Settled 1751 Founded along the Farmington River by the Dantel Brown family of Boston. Smiths, Demings, Hawley and sears were also early farming settlers. The Browns established the New Boston Inn a store and mills. The village was . . . — Map (db m97508) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sandisfield — The New Boston Inn
This Property Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior — Map (db m97509) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — American Legion Post 340 Veterans Memorial
In Memory Of Those Who Served — Map (db m58893) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — Barnard Park
Barnard Park Given to Sheffield in 1937 for a Public Park by John Hall Barnard In Memory Of Gen. J.G. Barnard and Dr. F.A.P. Barnard Former President of Columbia University — Map (db m58804) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — Cast Steel Bell
Cast Steel Bell Sheffield, England, 1860 Made by the Naylor Vickers & Co. foundry using E. Riepe’s patent. This bell hung in the steeple of the Methodist Church on Main Street, Sheffield, MA (now a private home). Donated by Tom and Cynthia Dixon . . . — Map (db m58802) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — Here Stood the Big Elm
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Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — Old Parish Church Clock
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Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — Sheffield World War I Monument
In Memory Of The Citizens of Sheffield Who So Loyally Served In the World War 1917 - 1918 — Map (db m58805) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — Sheffield World War II Monument
In Memory Of The Citizens of Sheffield Who So Loyally Served In the World War 1941 - 1945 — Map (db m58891) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Sheffield — World War II Memorial Trees
These Trees Have Been Dedicated to the Memory of Our Men of the Town of Sheffield, Who Gave Their Lives in World War II Lieut Herbert W. Small • A/C Paul C. Hogan • Sgt. Robert A. Goeway Jr. • Milton C. McGarry S 2/C • Cpl. William H. . . . — Map (db m58890) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — A Day In The LifeNorman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio
A Day In The Life: Norman Rockwell’s Stockbridge Studio In 1957 Norman Rockwell purchased a home on South Street, near the center of Stockbridge, Massachusetts. The property’s backyard included a dilapidated carriage barn, which he converted . . . — Map (db m59140) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Linwood House
Linwood House Charles Butler, a prestigious New York attorney, built Linwood House in 1859. This graceful summer ‘cottage’ was constructed for his family and named for the home in a book titled The Linwoods, by Catherine Sedgwick, a . . . — Map (db m59145) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Norman Rockwell’s Studio
Norman Rockwell’s Studio Norman Rockwell wanted his studio to be preserved for museum visitors to learn about his working process. In 1976, he placed his studio and all of its furnishings and equipment in trust to The Norman Rockwell Museum at . . . — Map (db m59138) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge Chime Tower
This Memorial Tower marks the spot where stood the Little Church in the wilderness in which John Sergeant preached to the Stockbridge Indians in 1739. — Map (db m59227) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge Civil War Monument
[ south side ] To Her Sons Beloved and Honored Who Died for Their Country In the Great War Of the Rebellion Stockbridge In Grateful Remembrance Has Raised This Monument A.D. 1866 [ north side ] To Bravery . . . — Map (db m59225) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge Korean War Monument
Korean War • Donald Carr • Richard J. Clemens • John J. Davis • Elton A. Drummond, Jr. • Robert W. Dunne • George E. Emerson, Jr. • Julian F. Gleize • L. John Green • David L. Gunn, Jr. • Robert A. Hall • Bruce L. Decker • Donald H. Haywood • . . . — Map (db m59232) WM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge Vietnam War Monument
Vietnam War Peter A. Acly • Donald A. Beebe, Jr. • Bruce J. Brazee • Dighton M. Brazee, III • Gary A. Brazee • Robert J. Brazee • George Brazie • Charles T. Bryden • Barry B. Bunnell • Michael Burow • Paul V. Campbell • Bruce S. Campetti • Donald . . . — Map (db m59326) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge World War I Monument
1917     1918 Franklin S. Adams • Klaas Akerboom • Albert B. Ames • Edward E. Backus • Nesbit H. Bangs • Louis D. Barnes • James W. Barry • Karl F. Bechtel • William H. Belden • Charles A. Bidwell • Edward W. Bligh • Harold H. Bolton • Edward W. . . . — Map (db m59231) HM
Massachusetts (Berkshire County), Stockbridge — Stockbridge World War II Monument
[ left tablet ] World War II Charles H. Acton • Rachel T. Adams • Robert E. Adams • George J. Anderson • * Warren Anderson • William J. Anthony • Richard Atherton • John Bergen • Bolton Bangs • Nesbitt H. Bangs, Jr. • William L. Bangs • . . . — Map (db m59324) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Edgewater — Edgewater Veterans Memorial
For Whom The Bell Tolls This Bell is Dedicated to All Veterans of Edgewater Who Served Their Country Honorably in Time Of War & Peace 1983 — Map (db m38961) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Edgewater — Edgewater Vietnam Veterans Monument
Lest We Forget This Memorial Is Dedicated To The Residents Of The Borough Of Edgewater Who Served In Defense Of Our Country During The Period Of The Southeast Asian Conflict May 28, 1973 In Memory Of Edward . . . — Map (db m38962) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Edgewater — Edgewater World War I Monument
* Farrell J.P. • * Murphy M. • * Regan W. • * Weir G.H. • Zaikowski A. • Allen Jack • Adams H. • Aarons S.M. • Burns Leroy • Bernhardt W. • Buckley Leo • Bobat S. • Baker Wm. • Berton G. • Burns B. • Blaustein M. • Blaustein H. • Bilanti A. • . . . — Map (db m38964) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Edgewater — Edgewater World War II Memorial
In Memory of the Men Of Edgewater, N.J. Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country In World War II Paul O. Allen • William E. Barber • William J. Conway • John J. Delaney • John F. Eager • Robert M. English • Benjamin L. Godleski • Alonza H. . . . — Map (db m38960) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Edgewater — Tsunesaburo Makiguchi
Dedicated to Tsunesaburo Makiguchi Visionary teacher and child advocate. He founded the Soka Gakkai in 1930 to promote humanistic education education based on Buddhist principles. He was arrested for opposing the Japanese military . . . — Map (db m38963) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Edgewater — Vriessendael
"Vriessendael" 1640 Colony of David DeVries The first known colony in present Bergen County was founded in 1640 by David Pietersz DeVries, a Dutch explorer, sea captain and patroon. Then part of New Netherland, the plantation included the . . . — Map (db m38959) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Emerson — Emerson Veterans Monument
Let Us Hold in Honored Memory Those Who Served Their Country In the Great War 1914 -1918 [Column A:] Reginald S. Aberle • Frank Aurricchio • Anthony Bamond • Frederick Block • Dominick Brescia • Anthony Decker • Frank Decker • Charles . . . — Map (db m22165) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Glen Rock — Glen Rock
Glen Rock Pamachapura, or "Stone From Heaven", supposed Indian council site. Town of Glen Rock took its name from it in 1894. — Map (db m32418) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Glen Rock — Glen Rock Honor Roll
World War 1914 - 1918 Glen Rock Honor Roll They Fought The Good Fight. They Finished The Course. They Kept The Faith * Peter W. Ebbert • * Frederick Jensen • * Mortimer Kerr • * Jacob E. Phillips • * Frank Squires • John Ackerman • Roland . . . — Map (db m32419) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Glen Rock — Glen Rock Honored Heroes
For God And Country Glen Rock Honored Heroes World War II   Korean War Vietnam War 1941   World War II   1945 William P. Abbott • Hubert Banks • James G. Barklie • Richard J. Boonstra • William R. Francis • Charles J. Haeberle • Robert . . . — Map (db m32416) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hillsdale — Capt. John H. Banta Homestead
Built about 1796 by John H. Banta on a tract bought in 1755 where he had an earlier house. Banta was a carpenter and farmer who enlarged his homestead to 395 acres. At the time of the French and Indian War he served as a captain in the Bergen . . . — Map (db m22251) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hillsdale — Henry J. Werner
In memory of Henry J. Werner Jan. 24, 1863       Jan. 12, 1939 Chief Hillsdale Fire Department First President N.J. & N.Y. Volunteer Firemens Assn. 1914 – 1947 First Mayor Borough of Hillsdale Nov. 12, 1923       Dec 31, 1925 In . . . — Map (db m22213) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hillsdale — Hillsdale Fire Department Monument
Dedicated to the Memory of Our Departed Members Hillsdale Fire Department 1977 "Honor Roll" marker: In Memorium O.S. Trall 1924 • H.H. Herring 1927 • G.W. Saul 1927 • J.H. Westphal 1928 • A.H. Storms 1929 • C. Potter 1932 • T.C. . . . — Map (db m22212) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hillsdale — Hillsdale Police Booth
Hillsdale Police Booth Built in 1925 by John Henry Olley It is Revered as the Symbol of HillsdaleMap (db m22214) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Hillsdale — Hillsdale Veterans Monument
Hillsdale Honor Roll In Time of Need These Men Pledged Their Lives Their Fortunes and Their Sacred Honor 1914 World War 1919 Ackerman, E. Lodewick • Ackerman, Garrett J. • Albertson, Edwin • Albertson, John • Bachman, Herman • Bachman, . . . — Map (db m22195) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ho-Ho-Kus — Theodosia Bartow PrevostWomen’s Heritage Trail
The Hermitage was home to Theodosia Bartow Prevost during the Revolutionary War, when she was married to British officer James Marcus Prevost. During the war, Theodosia was left to run the farm in the middle of a heavily contested area, and . . . — Map (db m84827) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Montvale — Montvale Veterans Monument
Borough Of Montvale Dedicated To The Memory Of Those Who Made The Supreme Sacrifice And In Honor Of All Who Served Their Country In Time Of Need Valor   Honor Robert T. Bates • Anthony Della Bella • David W. Brooks • Kevin R. . . . — Map (db m33705) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Montvale — 27 — The Octagon House
An example of the "Gravel Wall and Octagon Mode of Building" popularized by Orso S. Fowler in the 1850's, noted for its use of building material, plan of rooms and adaptability to light and ventilation. Built 1855-60 by John Blauvelt, Jr.,an . . . — Map (db m33647) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Oradell — Hagler’s Diner
Hagler's Diner 1928-2015 At this site stood Oradell's first diner, a legendary local hangout for working men and women that was owned and operated by the Hagler Family for approximately 85 years. Erected in 1928, the diner was a brick . . . — Map (db m108274) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Oradell — Oradell
Home of Commander Walter M. Schirra, Jr., USN, the first Jerseyman to orbit the Earth, Oct 3, 1962. — Map (db m18775) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Oradell — Oradell Veterans Memorial
1969 In Honored Memory of the Men and Women of Oradell Who by their Devotion to Peace and Freedom for All Mankind Gave Their Lives In the Service of Their Country. World War II Hugh D. Black • Thomas H. Cordes • Paul A. DeMarrais • . . . — Map (db m22163) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Oradell — Oradell World War II Memorial
1941 - 1945 In Honor of the Men and Women Of Oradell Who Served in World War II And Dedicated in the Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice Hugh D. Black • Thomas H. Cordes • Paul A. DeMarrais • Henry W. Genther • W. Everett . . . — Map (db m22164) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Paramus — George Washington Kneeling in Prayer
George Washington Kneeling in Prayer by Donald DeLue Erected in Commemoration of the Fiftieth Anniversary of the George Washington Memorial Park Cemetery Association 1939 - 1989 — Map (db m32427) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Paramus — In Honor Of Our Heroic Citizens
This Tablet Erected In Honor Of Our Heroic Citizens Who Have Given Their Lives For This Country — Map (db m33828) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Paramus — 32 — Paramus
The Indian name given this community by its Dutch settlers means “fields of wild turkeys”. A fertile farming area, Paramus was familiar ground to both the British and American armies during the Revolution. Formerly a part of Midland . . . — Map (db m16968) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Paramus — Paramus Veterans Memorial
In Grateful Tribute The Citizens Of Paramus Honor The Defenders Of Our Country During All Wars For God And Country World War I Daniel Youmans World War II Cornelius Blokand • Jacob J. Cleenput • Garret T. Cooper, Jr. • L. . . . — Map (db m33829) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Paramus — Paramus Veterans Monument
[ back ] With Great Honor And Respect We Proudly Salute Thos Who Served In Our Nations Armed Forces [ front ] Dedicated By American Legion Auxiliary Dept. Of New Jersey Amy Flaherty State President Vietnam . . . — Map (db m34238) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Paramus — 37 — Terhune-Gardner House
Pre-Revolutionary homestead of David Terhune (1713-1792), weaver and patriot official who served as Freeholder from New Barbadoes Township 1779 to 1785; and of his son, John D. Terhune, a Freeholder in 1787. Farm raided by British four times during . . . — Map (db m18995) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Park Ridge — Site of Old Block House
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New Jersey (Bergen County), Ramsey — Old Stone House
Dutch Colonial farmhouse built in the early 1700s. Both carved date of 1747 found on an old barn beam and the rubble stone construction of the house place it in this early period. Minutes of the East New Jersey Board of Proprietors and existing . . . — Map (db m24681) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Abraham Godwin
Brigadier General Abraham Godwin Soldier, Statesman, artist, poet, engraver, musician and gracious host. Born July 16, 1763. His career began at the age of thirteen when his brother, David, aged eleven, he left home at Totowa to join Captain . . . — Map (db m22133) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 107 — Archibald – Vroom House
Built about 1789 by John M. Archibald on a 26 acre farm. Later owned by Peter J. Hopper who started a small store in the 1830’s, the first on the avenue. Victorian improvements were made in the 1880’s. William L. Vroom, a noted physician, purchased . . . — Map (db m22129) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Beech Street School
This building, constructed in 1894, housed all the school children of Ridgewood and vicinity. A petition by the mothers of the village altered the design from wood to brick and stone. One of New Jersey’s first kindergartens was housed here. The . . . — Map (db m16494) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — 45 — Historic Glen Avenue
This colonial road, traditionally an Indian Trail, was a key route to Peremus Church during the American Revolution. Former names of this road mark eras in America’s history – Franklin Turnpike, for the Tory governor Wm. Franklin; Harrison . . . — Map (db m18688) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Ridgewood 9-11 Memorial
In Memory of the Ridgewood Residents who perished in the World Trade Center terrorist attack September 11, 2001 Richard M. Blood, Jr. • Michael T. Carroll, FDNY • Daniel f. McGinley, Jr. • James D. Munhall • Charlie Murphy • Steven B. . . . — Map (db m22130) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Ridgewood Station
Ridgewood Station Date: 1916 W. W. Drinker and Frank A. Howard, Engineers Ridgewood Station is a fine, and possibly unique (for New Jersey) example of the Mission Revival style, first popularized in California during the 1890's. Distinctive . . . — Map (db m108051) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Ridgewood — Ridgewood Veterans Memorial
In Token of Veneration To the Sons of Ridgewood Who Died in the World War. This Memorial Is Dedicated A.D. MCMXXIV — Map (db m22132) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Saddle River — Saddle River 9 – 11 Memorial
September 11, 2001 remembered Though nothing can bring back the splendour in the grass, of glory in the flower, we will grieve not, rather find strength in what remains behindWilliam Wordsworth In honour of the lives of these . . . — Map (db m22257) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Saddle River — Saddle River Veterans Monument
Dedicated to The Men and Women of Saddle River Who Served in the Wars Of Their Country World War I Barney Early • Eugene Fuchs • Percy Jackson • Jacob Kaan • William Lemon • Fortunato Magro • Horace T. Markley • Charles E. Ratzmann • . . . — Map (db m22256) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Westwood — Sgt. Ralph W. Lester
Sgt. Ralph W. Lester (Service No. 1,206,304) 106th U.S. Infantry Co. 27th Infantry Division – 4th Army Promoted to 2nd Lt. – September 25, 1918 Missing in Action September 27, 1918 Ralph W. Lester, son of Mr. & Mrs. Waldo . . . — Map (db m22014) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Westwood — Westwood Fire Department Memorial
Dedicated in Loving Memory of Ex-Chief John Loennecker Through his vision and leadership, this park, dedicated to the deceased members of our department, was founded. Only John’s love for the volunteer fire service can compare with the beauty . . . — Map (db m22177) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Westwood — Westwood Veterans Monument
Dedicated to The Noble Deeds Of Westwood’s Men and Women Who served in The Armed Forces Of Our Country — Map (db m22079) WM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Westwood — Westwood World War I MonumentHonor Roll — 1917 1918
To commemorate Westwood’s devotion to the ideals of democracy during the World War American Expeditionary Force Albert Beckman, Jr. • C. Searing Bennit • Warren Blake • Hilton E. Glinch • Rev J. Earl Custer • Frank C. Demarest • Oscar . . . — Map (db m22011) HM
New Jersey (Bergen County), Woodcliff Lake — 119 — Wortendyke Homestead
Frederick Wortendyke IV built this house between 1812 – 1825 to replace an older home near-by. It stands on land purchased in 1775 by his grandfather Frederick Jr. of Park Ridge. The family operated a general store on the opposite side of . . . — Map (db m22252) HM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Chaves County Court House
Chaves County Courthouse has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 1985 — Map (db m102803) HM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Chaves County Gulf War Monument
Dedicated to The Men and Women of Chaves County, New Mexico Who Served Their Country During the Persian Gulf War 1990 — 1991 by Roswell Cares Support Group — Map (db m102806) WM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Chaves County Veterans Memorial
In Remembrance of The Veterans of All Wars and Military Actions Who Made The Supreme Sacri Fice With Grateful Appreciation from The Citizens of Chavez County Nov. 11, 1983 — Map (db m102807) WM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Chaves County Veterans War Memorial
Memorial Wall Dedicated To All Citizens Of Chaves County Who Served And Died Defending Our Freedom ( engraved on the stone wall ) World War I Pvt. Alter, Cecil W. · Baker, Ray A. · Bozarth, Lewis Hath · Pvt. Bradley, Floyd L. · Pvt. . . . — Map (db m102802) WM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Humble Beginnings
Roswell’s first building was erected near this spot. Built by James Patterson, the 15 by 15 foot trading post was a rest stop along the Goodnight Loving Cattle Trail. The trading post was later acquired by Van C. Smith who, around 1870, added onto . . . — Map (db m102893) HM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — N.M. 200th Coast Artillery AA Regt.
In Memoriam N.M. 200th Coast Artillery AA Regt. 8 Dec.1941 – First Into Battle W.W.II 15 Aug. 1945 – Liberated From Death Camps “Let Us Not Forget Their Faith In God and Country” Donated by V.F.W. Post 2575 . . . — Map (db m102804) WM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — New Mexico Navy Veterans Monument
Dedicated February 24, 1968 To the Men and Women Of New Mexico Who Serve With The United States Navy — Map (db m102808) WM
New Mexico (Chaves County), Roswell — Roswell’s First General Store and Post Office
Roswell’s first general store and post office stood near this spot. The building was constructed by Van C. Smith in 1870 and hosted a somewhat famous postmaster, Ash Upton, who was a political player in the Lincoln County War and the ghost writer . . . — Map (db m102896) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Bicentennial Washington
In Honor Of The Bicentennial of the Death of George Washington Who Visited the Nearby Madam Brett Homestead During The American Revolution Erected 1999 By Members and Friends of Melzingah Chapter, NSDAR [ rear plaque ] . . . — Map (db m52600) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — Howland Center
Howland Center Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department Of The Interior 1872 — Map (db m52599) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — 1754 Homesite
1754 Homesite Of Col. James Vanderburgh 5 th Regiment D. C. Militia Friend and Host of Gen. George Washington, Visitor Here During the Revolution — Map (db m24881) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — Burying Ground
Burying Ground Vanderburgh Family Col. James Vanderburgh 5th Regiment D. C. Militia In Revolutionary War Born 1729. Died 1794. — Map (db m24879) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — The Mill House
Along the Old Upper Road The Mill House The Mill House built in 1749 by Robert Livingston, leased to Bartholomew Noxon in 1753 to Isaac Dennis in 1781, later owned by FDR Jr. — Map (db m24883) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beekman — The Old Upper Road
Along the Old Upper Road The Old Upper Road In Washington’s diary it is documented the number of times he traveled this route & his visits to Col. Vanderburgh’s home on the Upper Road , which also served as a munitions depot. . . . — Map (db m24882) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library
The building in front of you is the nation’s first presidential library. FDR was deeply involved in every facet of the library’s development. He envisioned the library as a place where the public could examine the evidence of his Presidency and . . . — Map (db m83109) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Home by the Hudson
All that is within me cries to go back to my home by the Hudson River. - Franklin D. Roosevelt, 1944 It was only when passing through the gates at the end of this road that FDR felt truly at home. Roosevelt loved Springwood’s forests and . . . — Map (db m83113) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park RR Station
Hyde Park RR Station Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places By The United States Department of the Interior Built 1914 — Map (db m83177) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park Vietnam War Monument
Honor Roll Of Those Who Served In The Viet Nam War From Town of Hyde Park ------------------------------------ Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice Cardinal, David C. • Koob, John P. • Minnard, Earl • Trani, Frederick E. Jr. . . . — Map (db m83299) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park World War I Monument
Honor Roll The Following Men From The Township of Hyde Park Have Answered the Call of Their Country Serving in the Military Or Naval Forces in the War Declared by Congress on April 6, 1917 Harry E. Asher • Allen W. Barner • William A. . . . — Map (db m83297) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Hyde Park World War II Korean War Monument
Honor Roll Of Those Who Served In World War II and Korean Conflict From Town of Hyde Park ----------------------------------- Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice Brannon, Edward • Bircher, Thomas • Chase, Russell S. • Collins, Raymond • . . . — Map (db m83631) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Reformed DutchChurch of Hyde Park
Reformed Dutch Church of Hyde Park Established 1789 as the Stoutenburgh Religious Society. Oldest continuous Congregation in Hyde Park. William C. Pomeroy Foundation 2015 — Map (db m83232) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park
Reformed Dutch Church Hyde Park, New York Has Been Placed On The National Register Of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior Organized 1789   Built 1824 — Map (db m83234) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Site of James K. Paulding House
Site of James K. Paulding House, 1841 – 1860 Paulding was a distinguished author, collaborated with Washington Irving, was Sec’y of Navy under Van Buren — Map (db m83236) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Springwood
The house before you today is dramatically different from the farmhouse FDR’s father purchased in 1867. Over the years, the home reflected the changing circumstances in FDR’s life. In good times, he expanded the house to meet the needs of his . . . — Map (db m83110) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — St. James Church
St. James Church Erected 1844. Attended By Franklin D. Roosevelt, 32nd President of the United States, and his Family. State Education Department 1935 — Map (db m83235) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — The heart of Franklin Roosevelt
Franklin Delano Roosevelt (FDR) centered his life on Springwood, the family estate. Whether starting married life with his new bride Eleanor, launching his political career, or recovering from the effects of polio, he always returned here. . . . — Map (db m83111) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — The World Mourns
I felt like the moon, the stars, and all the planets had fallen on me. - President Harry S. Truman, Roosevelt’s successor. I’m walking south on Michigan Boulevard and I can’t stop crying. Everybody’s crying. - Studs Terkel, writer. . . . — Map (db m83112) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Hyde Park — Those Who Served
Those Who Served Korea Ralph Herrmann, Jr. • Neal W. Horton • Ernest W. Frank, Jr. • Robert D. Holtzman • Clarence B. Devens, Sr. • Ronald L. O’Rourke • Donald E. Veith, Sr. • George W. Berryann • James B. Cruger • Gerard F. Kilmer • Lawrence D. . . . — Map (db m83632) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Lagrangeville — Historic Freedom Plains Church
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New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Akin Hall
Akin Hall Built and Dedicated in 1881 By A. J. Akin. Used by Christ Church Since 1895. Moved to Former Site of Mizzentop Hotel by Lowell Thomas 1936. Akin Hall Association 1986 — Map (db m25020) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Cole’s Mill
Founded 1842 by Emery Cole Ruins 870 ft. west Produced flour, feed & grain Wagonmaking shop added run by son, Albert S. Cole — Map (db m24976) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Dutchess County
Created in 1683 and named for the Dutchess of York. The “T” in original name is still used. — Map (db m88575) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Fredericksburg 1778
From September 20 to November 28, 1778 George Washington, his generals and army of 13,000 were located in or around Fredericksburg, with the John Kane house serving as headquarters. From here emanated George Washington’s strategy of . . . — Map (db m24555) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Grange Hall
Pawling Grange founded 1897. Hall built by Grange members in 1946 as meeting place and community center. Sold to Town of Pawling in 1962. — Map (db m24658) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — In memory of General George Washington
In memory of General George Washington Commander in Chief of Continental Army Fredericksburg Sept. 19 – Nov. 27, 1778 Made possible through the efforts of Senator Vincent L. Leibell The Historical Society of . . . — Map (db m24556) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — John Kane House
General Washington’s hdqtrs at Fredericksburg (Pawling) Sept. – Nov. 1778 – Kane was a prosperous landowner, early supervisor and a Tory. — Map (db m24522) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Living Memorial
These trees were planted as a Living Memorial to Thomas E. Dewey Governor of the State of New York 1943 – 1955 and his wife Frances Hutt Dewey Faithful member of the congregation of Christ Church on Quaker Hill . . . — Map (db m25018) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Memorial Trees
Dedicated May 4, 1945 to honor Town of Pawling men who gave their lives in the service of their country during World War II. Marker donated Am. Legion Aux. — Map (db m24653) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Methodist Church
First church built in 1809 South Road; second church in 1854 on Main Street. This church erected in 1864. Additions in 1928 and 1960. — Map (db m24888) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Mizzen Top Hotel
Was located on this site from 1880 – 1933. The building was three stories high, faced the west with two hundred feet frontage. It was opened during the summer seasons and accommodated 250 guests. Porches bordered three sides. The spacious . . . — Map (db m25016) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Murrow Park
Originally the Burr Farm, Murrow Park was purchased by the Pawling Lions Club from Mr. & Mrs. Howard Burr and Miss Altana Burr. The Lions Club purchased the property for recreation and enjoyment by the residents of Pawling in 1965. — Map (db m24977) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Oblong Meeting House
Oblong Meeting House Of the Society of Friends Erected in 1742 south of this road Present building erected in 1764 First effective action against slavery taken here in 1767 Occupied as hospital January 1779 By Revolutionary . . . — Map (db m25026) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Pawling School 1907
Dr. Frederick L. Gamage founded the school to prepare boys for college The name was changed to Trinity – Pawling in 1947 — Map (db m24656) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Pawling Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to The Memory of Those Who Paid for Our Freedom With Their Lives World War II 1941 – 1945 Ira Baker • George N. Burr • John Stark Colman • Harold Davis • Walter C. Fischer • John Holladay • Leon O’Dell • Edward J. . . . — Map (db m24654) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Pawling World War I and Civil War Memorial
[ West Side ] Roll of Honor To Honor the Pawling Men Who Served in the World War This Tablet is Erected By The Inhabitants of the Town 1917 – 1919 Akin, Albert John • Alfredson, David • Anderson, Edward . . . — Map (db m24655) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — Purgatory Hill
Purgatory Hill Named by the Continental Army encamped here fall of 1778. Site of great barbecue celebrating anniversary of Burgoyne’s defeat – Saratoga — Map (db m24979) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The First Oblong Friends Meeting House
The First Oblong Friends Meeting House was erected on this site in 1742. It was used as a place of worship until 1764. West of the site was the Friends burial ground. During the fall and winter of 1778 the present meeting house was a hospital . . . — Map (db m25028) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The Great Barbecue
A section of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War was stationed on the western slopes of Quaker Hill from September 16, to November 28, 1778. The Great Barbecue Occurred on the hillside across this road. October 17, 1778 It . . . — Map (db m24521) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The Great Barbecue
A section of the Continental Army of the Revolutionary War was stationed on the western slopes of Quaker Hill from September 16, to November 28, 1778. The Great Barbecue Barbecue Occurred on the hillside across this road. October 17, . . . — Map (db m24551) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Pawling — The Oblong
This marker denotes the western boundary of Connecticut under an agreement reached in 1683 between Governor Thomas Dongan of New York and Governor Robert Treat of Connecticut. Later the Treaty of Dover signed on May 14, 1731 moved the western . . . — Map (db m24980) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — 5th Ward Honor Roll
To Honor Those Men And Women Of The Fifth Ward Who So Valiantly Served Their Country In World War II Dedicated Sept. 3, 1946 Adams, W. • Adriance, H. F. • Ahrens, H. S. • Aide, H. • Allen, C. • Allers, E. J. • Allers, J. F. • Allers, R. . . . — Map (db m37736) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Bennett Gate
Bennett Gate In memory of Sidonie Bennett, a Holocaust survivor and Hungarian immigrant whose dream of a Vassar education for her daughter was realized here. Given, with gratitude, by Dr. Georgette Bennett '67 and her family . . . — Map (db m37641) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Constitution Ratification Site
The People of the State of New York By Their Convention Assembled in a Former Court House Which Stood On This Ground Ratified The Constitution of the United States of America July 26, A.D. 1788 Erected in 1904 By the . . . — Map (db m37734) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Dutchess County War Memorial
Dutchess County War Memorial Roll of Honor World War I Adams, George H. • Albertson, Nelson • Allen, Alonza D. • Baliszewski, Frank J. • Bedrosian, Kapriel D. • Bishop, Leon • Bogart, Raymond • Braddock, Benjamin • Brizzie, Charles • . . . — Map (db m37640) WM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — General Casimir Pulaski
General Casimir Pulaski Father Of American Cavalry Polish Patriot Who Fought For American Independence Mortally Wounded At Savannah Georgia Died October 11, 1779 [ back ] Erected Thru The Efforts Of Polish American . . . — Map (db m37785) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — In Affectionate Memory
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New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Mills Gate
The former Mills Gate, dedicated in June, 1931, stood fifty feet to the north and was a gift from members of The Training Campus for Nurses, held at Vassar, June to September, 1918. Proposed by Minnie A. Cumnock Blodgett, Class of 1884, to . . . — Map (db m37642) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — On This Site
On this site in July of 1788, the opposing views of Federalists, led by Alexander Hamilton and John Jay, and Anti-federalists, under Governor George Clinton, were joined in compromise by Dutchess County Ratification Convention delegate Melancthon . . . — Map (db m37732) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Poughkeepsie Civil War Memorial
[ west side ] Memorial To the Patriotism of the Men of Dutchess and Columbia Counties Who served in the 128th Regiment in the Civil War 1861 – 1865 ---------- Till the fame of our fathers Has melted away, Till the . . . — Map (db m37638) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Poughkeepsie Vietnam Veterans Memorial
Now the trumpet summons us again – not as a call to ear arms, though arms we need, not as a call to battle, though embattled we are; but a call to bear the burden of a long twilight struggle, year in and year out, "rejoicing in hope, patient . . . — Map (db m37735) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Soldiers Memorial Fountain
[ east side ] Soldiers Memorial Fountain [ south side ] To The Patriot Dead [ north side ] April 12th, 1861 April 9th, 1865 [ west side ] Restored / Rededicated   P.U.R.A Nov. 11, 1977 . . . — Map (db m37779) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Speck Zyn Kill
Speck Zyn Kill Dutch for "Speck, his stream". Later called Speck 'n Kill and Speckenkill. Speck, an Indian, owned this land. State Education Department 1935 — Map (db m37881) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — The Queen City of the Hudson
The city's early economic & social history ties it to the river with Poughkeepsie known as The Queen City of the Hudson 1776 – 1876, Shipyard Point. Site of the Revolutionary War shipyards, various ships were built along the . . . — Map (db m37869) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Thomas Dongan
Thomas Dongan Governor Of New York 1683 - 1687 One of the greatest constructive statesmen ever sent to any English colony. The assembly which he created passed an act known as "The Charter of Liberties and Privileges" which assumed the . . . — Map (db m37783) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park
Victor C. Waryas Memorial Park Mayor, City of Poughkeepsie   1960 – 1964 Member, New York State Assembly   1965 – 1968 "It is not an exaggeration to say that Poughkeepsie is on the threshold of a complete rebirth. The coming year, . . . — Map (db m37868) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Walkway Loop Trail
Walkway Loop Trail Crossing Walkway Over the Hudson and the Mid-Hudson Bridge, this 3.6-mile loop offers thrilling river views and connects attractions on the Poughkeepsie and Highland waterfronts. It provides a link with 25 miles of rail trails in . . . — Map (db m37878) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Poughkeepsie — Walkway Over the Hudson
Walkway Over the Hudson A place to enjoy the river and a place to appreciate the wonder of an engineering feat unprecedented in its time with a beauty unsurpassed in our generation. History • Completed in 1888, the . . . — Map (db m37871) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Union Vale — Potters Corners Burying Ground
Potters Corners Burying Ground Early stone marked 1785 Site of Trinity Methodist Church Until 1860’s Union Vale Historical Society — Map (db m24880) HM
New York (Dutchess County), West Pawling — Pawling Beekman Turnpike
Inc 1824. 4 mile toll road between Nathan Millers and Joseph Arnolds commerce opened to pok. Abandoned 1906 — Map (db m24887) HM
New York (Dutchess County), West Pawling — The West Mountain Mission
The West Mountain Mission 1892 – 1950 est. by A. C. Burdick for educational, charitable & religious needs. Neighborhood house built 1905. Harry Lynke, architect, Franklyn Mulkins builder. — Map (db m24886) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Wingdale — New York State
New York State Explored by Dutch, 1609, Settled by Dutch, 1624; Under English Rule After 1664. Named for Duke of York, Later King James II State Education Department 1935 — Map (db m70550) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Mount Pleasant — Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) Three Memorial
In memory of these pilots and door gunners of Helicopter Attack Squadron (Light) Three known as Seawolves, volunteers all. They gave their lives in honorable service to their country and in defense of freedom during the Vietnam War. These . . . — Map (db m100788) WM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Mount Pleasant — Patriots Point Vietnam Memorial
In Memorium To The Following Patriots From The First Congressional District Of The State of South Carolina Who Valiantly Gave Their Lives On the Battlefields of Vietnam Dedicated May 9, 1981 The American Legion Department of South Carolina . . . — Map (db m100787) WM
Vermont (Bennington County), Manchester — Lincoln’s "Hildene"Summer Home of Son of Civil War President
Eastward on the hillside can be seen the Manchester estate of Robert Todd Lincoln, eldest son of President Abraham Lincoln and Mary Todd Lincoln. He became fond of Vermont, and for over twenty years made this his summer home. He died here July 25, . . . — Map (db m95552) HM
Vermont (Bennington County), Old Bennington — Battle of Bennington
The Expedition led by Lieut. Col. Baum Sent to Seize Military Stores here, was Defeated by Volunteer Amer- ican Militia Forces from New Hampshire, Massachusetts and Vermont, Commanded by General John Stark, Aided By Colonels . . . — Map (db m13649) HM

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