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By Phyllis Prats, March 18, 2006
Blue Star Memorial Highway Marker Plaque
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — NC-13 — New Castle Common
This land is part of a tract of one thousand acres set apart by William Penn in 1701 for the inhabitants of the town of New Castle. Trustees were appointed and incorporated by Penn’s heirs in 1764, whose successors still hold and manage the land. — Map (db m3212) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), New Castle — NC-28 — The Green or Market Plaine
Laid out by Petrus Stuyvesant, Dutch Governor, 1655. On this green stood the old jail and gallows. Here were held the great fairs and weekly markets from early times. — Map (db m3423) HM
Florida (Hillsborough County), Tampa — Tampa's First Paved Sidewalk1888
Archibald Ross. A native of Scotland. A member of the City Council. "Tampa's popular baker and the poor man's friend." Paved the walk around his brick building on the southeast corner of Franklin and La Fayette Streets with Georgia marble. "The . . . — Map (db m15972) HM
Kentucky (Mason County), Maysville — 2150 — Rosemary Clooney
Rosemary Clooney 1928~2002 Born in Maysville, Rosemary Clooney topped the chart with “Come On-A My House” in 1951. Other hits include “This Ole House” and “Hey There.” Her first film, The Stars Are . . . — Map (db m5825) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — Fells Point
A colonial maritime community established 1726 by William Fell, shipbuilder of Lancashire, England. In this area were built more than six hundred ships from the colonial era through the Civil War. Birthplace of the U.S. Frigate . . . — Map (db m2517) HM
Maryland, Baltimore — The Robert Long House
Built in 1765 by a young Fell's Point merchant, this House is Baltimore's oldest surviving urban residence. The furnishings in the parlor are the Maryland State Society Daughters of the American Revolution 1973-1976 United States of America . . . — Map (db m6457) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Havre de Grace — Concord Point LighthouseHavre de Grace, Md.
Erected at the mouth of the Susquehanna River in 1827, it is the oldest lighthouse in continuous operation in the United States. Now under automatic control, it was manned by the O’Neill Family until 1928. John O’Neill was named as the first . . . — Map (db m1485) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Havre de Grace — Havre de GraceWar of 1812
Here on the morning of May 3, 1813, British Forces under Admiral Cockburn landed, sacked, and burned the town. The principal defenses were two small batteries on Concord Point. The “Potato Battery” on high ground was manned to the last . . . — Map (db m1273) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Havre de Grace — John O'Neill
This cannon of the War of 1812 marks the site of the battery on Concord Point where John O'Neill 1769-1838 served the guns single handed during the British attack upon Havre de Grace May 3, 1813 until disabled and captured. He was . . . — Map (db m8182) HM
Maryland (Harford County), Havre de Grace — Old Post Road: Susquehanna Lower Ferry
Old Post Road Established 1666. Public Ferry ordered established by the Council of Maryland 1695 for travel between north and south. General Washington and many notable men used this ferry, also, the Continental Army and soldiers of War Between . . . — Map (db m1275) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S552C — Shrine Circus
Near this site, on February 26, 1906, some 3,000 spectators watched the nation's first Shrine Circus. Detroit's Moslem Shrine temple's one-ring show was the beginning of a major fund-raising venture for Shrine temples throughout the country. In 1907 . . . — Map (db m23804) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S646 — The Salvation Army
Founded by William Booth in London, England. The Salvation Army came to Michigan in 1883. When organizing the Detroit corps in 1887 Captain Fink wrote to her British superiors: "This is the Metropolis of Michigan … a beautiful city, but oh, the sin . . . — Map (db m23805) HM
Michigan (Wayne County), Detroit — S72 — University of Michigania
The Catholepistemiad, or university, of Michigania resided in a building near this site from 1818 to 1837. Conceived of by the Reverend John Montieth, Father Gabriel Richard and Judge Augustus Woodward, the university was established by territorial . . . — Map (db m23662) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Mutual Musicians Association Building
Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance In commemorating the history of the United States of America This hall used by Musicians Union Local #627 served as a center for the . . . — Map (db m6706) HM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — 87th Infantry Division Monument
To the men of the 87th Infantry Division Whose supreme sacrifice in the world wide conflict for liberty and freedom during World War II shall not pass unheralded Erected by the 87th Infantry Division Association September 29, . . . — Map (db m6890) HM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — Camp Boardwalk
In commemoration of Atlantic City’s finest hour ... Dedicated to the thousands of men and women of the United States Armed Forces who trained, served and recovered here from their wounds of battle during World War II—and to the devoted . . . — Map (db m5089) HM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — Greek Temple Monument War Memorial
This monument was erected in 1922 by the City of Atlantic City in honor of those of her citizens who served in the World War · 1917–1918. — Map (db m6615) HM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — Home of the Miss America Pageant
Atlantic City Convention Center "Home of the Miss America Pageant" Presented to The Miss American Pageant in commemoration and deep appreciation of their love affair with Atlantic City for the past six decades Dedicated January . . . — Map (db m5795) HM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — New Jersey Korean War Memorial
Freedom is Not Free [Following the title is a list of New Jersey veterans who died in the Korean War. See link below for a list of "those who did not return."]Map (db m5797) WM
New Jersey (Atlantic County), Atlantic City — Spanish War Marker
"You triumphed over over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined."                           President McKinley Presented by the Auxiliary United Spanish War Veterans 36th . . . — Map (db m5790) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — 19th Century Railroading in Bordentown
Colonel John Stevens of Hoboken first proposed the construction of steam locomotive railroads in 1810, and his dream of building an operational railroad was realized by his sons, Robert L. and Edwin A., with the incorporation of the Camden and Amboy . . . — Map (db m7314) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — Bordentown Female College
Dedicated to the Memory of The Bordentown Female College 1850 — 1900 Presented by the B.F.C. Association — Map (db m5338) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — British Raid on Crosswicks Creek
Waters of Crosswicks Creek and the Delaware River join below. 22 vessels at Bordentown and 4 at White Hill were among the 44 that were destroyed in a British raid on May 8, 1778. All were trapped in the Upper Delaware when the British took . . . — Map (db m5336) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — First movement by steam on a railroad in New Jersey
First movement by steam on a railroad in the state of New Jersey, November 12, 1831, by the original locomotive "John Bull" now deposited in the United States National Museum at Washington. The first piece of railroad track in New Jersey was laid by . . . — Map (db m5195) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — Thomas Paine Monument
Thomas Paine (1739 - 1809) Father of the American Revolution (Northeast face of Monument Base): Paine's words and deeds put the concepts of independence, equality, democracy, abolution of slavery, representative government and a . . . — Map (db m5176) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Bordentown — Tower Clock
Man'f. Seth Thomas Clock Co. 1888 Dedicated to William F. Allen 1846 - 1915 Born in Bordentown and the designer of Standard Time 1883 William Feaster - Curator — Map (db m17464) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Fort Dix — 44th Infantry Division
World War II Mobilized at Fort Dix 16 September 1940 Campaigns Northern France–Rhineland–Central Europe In memory of our comrades who paid the supreme sacrifice — Map (db m7263) HM
New Jersey (Burlington County), Fort Dix — The Ultimate Weapon
This monument is dedicated to the only indispensable instrument of war, The American Soldier--- The Ultimate Weapon “If they are not there, you don't own it.”           17 August 1990 [A nearby companion marker, shown . . . — Map (db m7265) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — American Merchant Marine Memorial
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New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — The Campbell KidsBeloved Icons of Campbell Soup Company
When the campbell Kids were created in 1904 for a Campbell Soup Company ad campaign, little did anyone realize what enduring icons the fresh-faced, roly-poly characters would become. The Campbell Kids first appeared with cans of soup and verses . . . — Map (db m7427) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — The VictorThe "Nipper Building"
The revitalization of this historic landmark symbolizes the rebirth of Camden on its 175th Anniversary. RCA Victor Building #17, completed in 1916, was widely known as the "Nipper Building" after the company's Nipper the Dog logo. It became the site . . . — Map (db m7426) HM
New Jersey (Camden County), Camden — USS New Jersey Marine Detachments
Dedicated to the memory of the Marines of the Marine Detachments that served aboard the USS New Jersey from 1942–1991 Sember Fidelis — Map (db m7432) WM
New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Greenwich Tea Burning Monument
Monument front: In honor of the Patriots of Cumberland Co., NJ who—on the evening of December 22, 1774—burned British tea near this site. List of Patriots on Marker: Tea Burners Ebenezer Elmer Timothy Elmer . . . — Map (db m17692) HM
New Jersey (Cumberland County), Greenwich — Hot TeaGreenwich Tea Burning Monument — Maritime History
In the winter of 1774, the American colonies were struggling to define their future relationship with Great Britain. The British tax on tea had sparked the 1773 Boston Tea Party. The harsh response, to close the port of Boston, lead to the First . . . — Map (db m17730) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), Newark — Griffith Piano CompanyJune 1, 1928
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New Jersey (Essex County), Newark — Historic Plane Tree
Having been on this spot before the Revolutionary War, is the oldest now standing in Newark Placed by Nova Caesarea Chapter D.A.R. 1938 — Map (db m6381) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), West Orange — Edison’s Home, GlenmontEdison National Historic Site, NJ
In 1886 Thomas Edison bought Glenmont as a gift for his bride, Mina Miller. After moving in, Edison said that the 23-room Victorian mansion was “a great deal too nice for me, but it isn’t half nice enough for my little wife.” The . . . — Map (db m12011) HM
New Jersey (Essex County), West Orange — The Black MariaEdison National Historic Site, NJ
This replica movie studio symbolizes the early motion picture industry. Called the “revolving photograph building” when constructed in 1892-93, the studio was soon nicknamed the “Black Maria” by Edison’s employees - probably . . . — Map (db m24155) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — 77 River Street
This site was once close to the geological edge of the Hudson River. This building, CIRCA 1889, close to major transportation was once Hoboken's largest commercial structure. Built as the Second National Bank, it housed a variety of uses, most . . . — Map (db m6881) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Baseball
On June 19, 1846, the first match game of baseball was played here on the Elysian Fields between the Knickerbockers and the New Yorks. It is generally conceded that until this time, the game was not seriously regarded. — Map (db m6878) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Civil War MonumentHoboken
Dedicated May 30th - 1888 – Committee – E.A. Stevens – G.A. Seide James A. Greyer – Theophilus Butts James Benson – B.F. Hart F.W. Schroeder – John Eckstein Erected By the citizens of Hoboken . . . — Map (db m6791) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Elysian FieldsNew York’s First Central Park
Fast, reliable ferry service run by the Stevens family brought New Yorkers to Hoboken in droves. To attract riders, the Stevens' turned the waterfront into a semi-public park. They opened paths, pavilions, and breath-taking views, and named it . . . — Map (db m6883) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Francis Albert Sinatra BirthplaceThe Voice
Francis Albert Sinatra The Voice Born here At 415 Monroe Street December 12, 1915 — Map (db m6788) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Hudson River Bridge Cornerstone
The North River Bridge Co. Ground broken June 8th, 1895 First foundation masonry laid June 18th, 1895 — Map (db m6945) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Maxwell House Coffee PlantFrom Field to Factory in Hoboken
The Maxwell House Coffee Plant stretched along Hoboken's waterfront from Tenth to Twelfth Streets. It was a marvel of its time, the largest coffee processing plant in the world, and a local landmark. Before the plant was built in 1938-39, part of . . . — Map (db m6880) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — New York Yacht ClubHome of the America’s Cup
John Cox Stevens, an outgoing member of Hoboken's founding family and avid boater, organized the New York Yacht Club (NYYC) on July 30, 1844, and served as its first Commodore. He built the first clubhouse on this site at the foot of Tenth Street. . . . — Map (db m6882) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Sergeant William Fesken Memorial Field
In memory of SGT William Fesken Killed in action, Vietnam May 2, 1967 And dedicated to all Those who sacrificed their lives In the Vietnam Conflict so that Our country might live — Map (db m6790) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Stephen Foster House
Stephen Collins Foster composer of “Old Folks at Home” and other immortal songs lived in this house during the year 1854. It was while living here that “Jeanie With the Light Brown Hair” was . . . — Map (db m7252) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — Stevens Institute of Technology
This land was a part of the Island of Hoboken which was deeded on Feb. 15, 1663 by Peter Stuyvesant, Governor of Nieuw Amsterdam, for the benefit of his sister Anna, Widow of Samuel Bayard of Amsterdam. In 1784, these 564 acres belonging to . . . — Map (db m6860) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Hoboken — The Hudson School
On this site stood the Martha Institute from 1866-1999. Built on land donated by Hoboken philanthropist Martha Bayard Stevens and named in her honor, the Martha Institute served as home to Hoboken's first German-American school, the Manual Trade . . . — Map (db m6879) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — Jack Roosevelt Robinson
“A life is not important except in the impact it has on other lives.” Jack Roosevelt Robinson 1919–1972 Jack Roosevelt Robinson, the first African-American to break the color barrier in Major League Baseball, . . . — Map (db m6101) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — Old Bergen Church
The Old Bergen Church, a Dutch Reformed Church, is a classic blending of Greek Revival details and form, with New Jersey Dutch influences. Originally founded in 1662 at Bergen Avenue and Vroom Street, the church has undergone two rebuildings on this . . . — Map (db m6137) HM
New Jersey (Hudson County), Jersey City — U.S.S. Maine Memorial
In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15, 1898 This tablet is cast from metal recovered from the U.S.S. Maine Presented to the People of Jersey City, N.J. By General Joseph Wheeler Post No. 4 A.V.F.S. . . . — Map (db m6102) HM
New Jersey (Hunterdon County), Frenchtown — Frenchtown Railroad
The Belvidere-Delaware Railroad c.1853. Later leased to the Penn R. R. System, the line allowed transit of Lehigh & Hudson R. R. passenger trains. — Map (db m16648) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Hightstown — East Windsor Township Civil War Monument
To the memory of the heroic volunteers of East Windsor Township who gave their lives as a sacrifice for their country and humanity in the suppression of the Great Rebellion of 1861-65. — Map (db m5431) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Campsite of The Army of Louis XVI, King of France
Commanded by General de Rochambeau during their march to victory at Yorktown August 31, 1781 — Map (db m5382) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Colonel John Haslet
A Patriot of considerable distinction, Colonel John Haslet was the Commander of Delaware's first Continental Regiment. A native of County Londonderry, Ireland, he emigrated to America in 1757. Haslet was a graduate of the University of Glasgow, and . . . — Map (db m5380) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Marines in the Revolution
Dedicated to the Continental Marines Who Fought with General Washington's Troops During the Battle of Princeton January 3, 1777 — Map (db m5430) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — New Jersey Patriots
In memory of those New Jersey Patriots who served on land and sea during the American Revolution, 1775 - 1783 And to Captain Daniel Neil who gave his life in the Battle of Princeton, January 3, 1777 while commanding the East . . . — Map (db m5383) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Princeton Battle Monument
Here memory lingers to recall the guiding mind whose daring plan outflanked the foe and turned dismay to hope when Washington, with swift resolve, marched through the night to fight at dawn and venture all in one victorious battle for our freedom. . . . — Map (db m5379) HM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Princeton — Princeton War Memorial
Hold dear our sons and daughters who gave their lives in the World War for Freedom 1914 — 1918 — Map (db m5399) WM
New Jersey (Mercer County), Robbinsville Township — U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon
This plaque is to honor New Jersey's paratroopers and to commemorate the U.S. Army Parachute Test Platoon which trained here during the summer of 1940. This training was the beginning of the elite military paratrooper units, including the 82nd . . . — Map (db m21981) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), Sayreville — Sayreville 9-11 Memorial
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New Jersey (Middlesex County), Sayreville — Sayreville, New Jersey Time Capsule
The contents of this Time Capsule are presented to the residents of Sayreville, New Jersey in 2076 from the residents of Sayreville, New Jersey in 1976 Mayor John E Czernikowsky Councilmen Kenneth W. Buchanan, Sr. • Alvin W. . . . — Map (db m5181) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), South River — Old School Baptist Church
Circa 1805 Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m5180) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), South River — South River World War I Memorial
In memory of all those of South River, N.J. who served in the spirit of self sacrifice enrolled themselves in the service of their country 1914 • World War • 1919 Died in Service Wislently Boncarewicz • Conrad Schmitt • Frank . . . — Map (db m5194) WM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), South River — South River World War II, Korean Conflict, and Vietnam Conflict Memorial
A grateful community holds these names in honored memory. They gave their lives in World War II and the Korean War for our way of life. Grant them Eternal Rest. World War II Charles Anasiewicz • Milton Armstrong • Stephen E. Balazs • . . . — Map (db m5344) WM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), Woodbridge — Lawrence Tennant Ballard
In loving memory of Lawrence Tennant Ballard Who gave his life in the World War October 1, 1918 At the final breaking of "The Hindenburg Line" Remember that the greatest glory God can accord to man, is the Glory incomparable of . . . — Map (db m6682) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), Woodbridge — The Second World War Memorial — Ballard Park
Dedicated to the Glory of God and to the memory of these brave young men who gave their lives in the Second World War and whose names are here inscribed for all generations to read and remember. They died with honor on the field of battle so that we . . . — Map (db m6681) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), Woodbridge — Woodbridge Police Memorial
Sept. 27, 1964 Dedicated to the memory Of our departed brothers — Map (db m6680) HM
New Jersey (Middlesex County), Woodbridge — Woodbridge Township
The first settlers arrived here in the mid-1600s after the land was purchased from the Lenni Lenape People. The township was chartered June 1, 1669 by King Charles II of England. Composed of ten separate towns, it remains the oldest continuing . . . — Map (db m6679) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Allenhurst — Jersey Central Power & Light Employees
July 4, 1941 Dedicated to our fellow employees who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States of America — Map (db m10557) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Allenhurst — New Era Anchor
In memory of the nearly 300 German immigrants who lost their lives when the sailing ship New Era wrecked off Deal Lake, November 13, 1854. In honor of Abner Allen, Allenhurst's earliest settler, keeper of the local lifeboat house, and first . . . — Map (db m14132) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Asbury Park — President Wilson’s Asbury Park Executive Offices
Woodrow Wilson, 28th President of the United States, used the entire fifth floor of this building for his executive offices during the late summer and early fall of 1916 while he vacationed at Shadow Lawn, the Summer White House at West Long Branch. . . . — Map (db m5240) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Asbury Park — S.S. Morro Castle Disaster
In Memoriam S.S. Morro Castle September 8, 1934 This monument is dedicated to the 137 passengers and crew of the S.S. Morro Castle who lost their lives on September 8, 1934 when the ship burned off the Jersey Coast when returning from . . . — Map (db m22309) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Asbury Park — Soldiers’ Monument
In Memory Of Those Who Fought in Defence of the Union. War of Rebellion 1861-1865 Erected by C.K. Hall Post No. 41 G.A.R. Dept. of N.J. And Womens Relief Corp No. 25 — Map (db m5241) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Atlantic Highlands — Friends of Monmouth County 9/11 Memorial
On September 11, 2001, many came to this site to witness the horrific tragedy just a few miles away in Lower Manhattan, and, for days afterward, they continued to come to view the smoke spiraling up from the site, most still in shock, not believing . . . — Map (db m5981) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Atlantic Highlands — Henry Hudson Springs
In 1609, Henry Hudson drew water from this spring. Before the White Man's arrival, Lenni Lenape Indians obtained water from this site. Packet ships continued to use the spring into the 1800's. — Map (db m5678) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Belmar — Korean - Vietnam - Persian Gulf Monument
When our Nation called, They served... In bitter cold, in sweltering heat, In burning desert sands. Dedicated on November 11th, 2001 by The grateful citizens of Belmar In honor of our Veterans. Korea • Vietnam • Persian Gulf . . . — Map (db m5556) WM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Belmar — Shark River Salt Works
April 8, 1778 Destruction of Shark River Salt Works On this date some 150 men, composed of British Highlanders and loyalists, landed south of Shark River and completely destroyed the salt-works which produced this commodity essential to the . . . — Map (db m8251) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Belmar — The Spirit of the American DoughboyBelmar World War I Memorial
Dedicated in honor of those who entered the service of their country from Belmar, New Jersey and in memory of those who gave their lives in the World War. Presented by The citizens of Belmar, New Jersey Joseph Mayer . . . — Map (db m5530) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Belmar — World War II Monument
1941 – 1942 For God and Country This tablet is erected in Honor of The men and women of Belmar Who answered their country's call In World War II And to the eternal memory of The following comrades Who made the supreme . . . — Map (db m5557) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Bradley Beach — Bradley Beach World War I Monument
1917             1919 The citizens of Bradley Beach greatfully erected this monument in memory of its noble heroes who made the supreme sacrifice in the World War and also in honor of its valiant sons who so courageously served in . . . — Map (db m5627) WM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Colts Neck — Captain Joshua Huddy's Homestead
Site of the home of Revolutionary Hero Captain Joshua Huddy and his wife, the Widow Hart. In 1780, a party of Tories set fire to the home. — Map (db m15626) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Colts Neck — Colts Neck Innc. 1717
Tavern and stagecoach stop on The Burlington Path—from the Atlantic Coast to the Delaware River. Owned by the widow Hart, the wife of Joshua huddy. — Map (db m15630) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Colts Neck — Montrose School House (c. 1812)
One of 6 "one room" schoolhouses, originally known as the Barrenton School was moved to its present site, and became the Montrose School. Operation ceased in 1922 with the construction of the Atlantic School on Rt. 537. — Map (db m15628) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Eatontown — Eatontown Grist Mill
At this place did one Thomas Eaton build a grist mill 1670 — Map (db m5346) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Fort Hancock State Park — Sandy Hook Light
Upper Marker: This light was completed in 1764 and is the oldest continuously operating lighthouse in the United States. New York merchants petitioned their assembly to raise money for the light by lotteries and tonnage taxes on ships . . . — Map (db m5092) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Fort Monmouth — Army Signal Corps World War II Memorial
In Memory of Our Dead World War II — Map (db m5218) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Fort Monmouth — Tribute to Combat Pigeons
A Memorial to Homing Pigeons In Combat Courage • Loyalty • Endurance — Map (db m5219) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Battle of Monmouth Monument
There is no plaque on this monument. There are titles under the brass reliefs of historic events that surround the column. Map (db m7123) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Columbia Triumphant Park and StatueLiberty Triumphant
Monmouth County Historical Site Columbia Triumphant Park This granite carving of Columbia Triumphant–also known as Liberty Triumphant–was part of the original statue placed atop the monument located on nearby Court Street . . . — Map (db m7066) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Freehold — Monmouth Court House Site
Site of Monmouth Court House Used as Hospital June 28, 1778. — Map (db m7065) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Highlands — Captain Joshua Huddy — Prisoner of War
Here Captain Joshua Huddy of the Monmouth County Artillery A Prisoner of War Captured March 24, 1782 while defending the Block House at Tom's River. Was hung by Torries without warrant April 12, 1782 The British authorities repudiated . . . — Map (db m5657) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Highlands — Highlands Doughboy World War I Monument
Veterans We Will Never Forget Erected by Friends and Citizens of Highlands, New Jersey — Map (db m5695) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Holmdel — Karl Jansky Radio Astronomy Monument
At this location in 1931, Karl Jansky, a Bell Laboratories physicist and radio researcher, recorded for the first time radio signals from beyond the Earth. The source of these signals—radio noise at a wavelength of 14.6 meters—was the . . . — Map (db m17286) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Holmdel — Radio Astronomy
Near this site in 1932, Bell Labs. scientist Karl Jansky first discovered radio waves coming from outer space, thus beginning the science of radio astronomy. — Map (db m17386) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Keyport — Civil War · Spanish War · World War Memorial
A memorial to those who in the spirit of self sacrifice, enrolled themselves in the service of their country in: The Civil War 1861 – 1865 Spanish War 1898 World War 1914 – 1918 — Map (db m6010) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Keyport — Roll of Honor
To commemorate the patriotic men and women who served in the Armed Forces of their country and to honor those listed below who made the supreme sacrifice. Erected by the citizens of The Borough of Keyport Dedicated March 30, 1957 World . . . — Map (db m6011) WM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — Church of the PresidentsSt. James Episcopal Church
Built in 1879. Named for the seven U.S. Presidents who attended services here: Ulysses S. Grant, Rutherford B. Hayes, James A. Garfield, Chester A. Arthur, Benjamin Harrison, William McKinley, and Woodrow Wilson. Deconsecrated in 1953, it became . . . — Map (db m14049) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Long Branch — James A. Garfield
James A. Garfield Twentieth President of The United States Born Nov 19, 1831 at Orange, Ohio Died on this site, Sept. 19, 1881. — Map (db m6891) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Manalapan — General von Steuben — September 17, 1730 – November 28, 1794
Friedrich Wilhelm August Heinrich Ferdinand Baron von Steuben was born September 17, 1730 in Magdeburg, Prussia (Germany) to a military family. Reared in the rigorous military school of Frederick the Great, von Steuben served with distinction in the . . . — Map (db m7259) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Manalapan — Old Tennant Church1778 - 1901
In grateful remembrance of patriots who, on Sabbath June 28,1778, gained the victory which was the turning point in the War for Independence, and to mark a memorable spot on the battlefield of Monmouth. [Plaque located opposite main . . . — Map (db m6172) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Manalapan — Tennent Church — Erected 1751
This famous church was the pastorate of Reverend William Tennent. It stands on the famous Battlefield of Monmouth. — Map (db m15106) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Manasquan — Manasquan Fire Bell
In honor of those men who have volunteered their services in the Manasquan Fire Dept. This bell has served since the 1870s to summon firemen to fires. — Map (db m5309) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Middletown — Shoal Harbor
First known as Strawberry Hill, Home of Thomas Whitlock, the first permanent settler of record in New Jersey under British Rule, who scouted the land in 1663. Shoal Harbor was an early sailing port and center for fishing and agriculture. — Map (db m5788) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), New Bedford — Marconi American Wireless Company Tower
Marconi American Wireless Company Tower "WW2GM" 1913 - 1924 Presented here is only a small top portion of the original tower. There were a number of these towers in this area. They constituted the first commercial transatlantic . . . — Map (db m5243) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Ocean Township — Brinley Grist Mill
Site of the Brinley Grist Mill. Built about 1725 the mill on Whalepond Brook was the first business in the area. The settlers brought their grain here until the early 1900's. — Map (db m24425) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Rumson — 1945 - 2005 Rumson Veterans Monument
1945 - 1955 Berlin Cold War Korea [127 names are engraved for the decade 1955-1965] 1955 - 1965 Berlin Cuba Lebanon Taiwan Vietnam [72 names are engraved for the decade 1955-1965] 1965 - 1975 Cambodia . . . — Map (db m13042) WM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Rumson — Battle of Black Point
On June 10, 1779, a British raiding party under Lieutenant James Moody marched from Tinton Falls to Black Point. When embarking for Sandy Hook they were attacked by a detachment of the Continental Army. The Americans lost eleven, killed or . . . — Map (db m16584) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Sandy Hook — H.M.S. Assistance Tragedy MemorialHalyburton Monument
On this spot were buried the remains of the Honorable Hamilton Douglas Halyburton, 1st Lieutenant, Royal Navy, son of the Earl of Morton, and James Champion, Lieutenant of Marines. Together with twelve members of the crew of H.M.S. Assistance who . . . — Map (db m5658) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Sandy Hook — British Embarkation
On July 5, 1778 armies under General Sir Henry Clinton passed this point to reach British ships, at anchor off Horseshoe Cove, which evacuated them to New York. This completed their withdrawal through Middletown from Freehold after the Battle of . . . — Map (db m22575) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Shrewsbury — This Sycamore
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New Jersey (Monmouth County), Spring Lake — Presbyterian ChurchEast Lake & Essex Avenues
Mrs. Anna Baird, developer of Hastings Square, donated the land on East Lake Avenue for this church. A 1,500 pound bell was donated by Mr. George Griffins. The structure was built of granite and interiors of light woods. It had a seating capacity of . . . — Map (db m6700) HM
New Jersey (Monmouth County), Tinton Falls — Wayside War Memorial
In grateful tribute to the sons and daughters of Wayside who served in the Armed Forces in all wars These our dead in honored glory rest Daniel R. Covert · Louis S. Gimbel, Jr. — Map (db m7122) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Lakehurst — Airship Hindenburg Disaster
Historic landmark commemorating the 50th anniversary of the Airship Hindenburg Disaster. On this site - May 6, 1937, 7:25 P.M. 36 people perished. — Map (db m4628) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Lakehurst — Hangar No. 1Lakehurst Naval Air Station
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New Jersey (Ocean County), Point Pleasant Beach — 1st Sgt. Leonard G. LomellSecond Ranger Battalion
Dedicated to 1st Sgt. Leonard G. Lomell, a former member of Company D, 2nd Ranger Battalion, United States Army, World War II, in recongnition of his Distinguished Service to his unit and country. On June 6, 1944, D-Day, 1st Sgt. Lomell, as an . . . — Map (db m7733) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Point Pleasant Beach — Point Pleasant Beach World War I Memorial
1917 - Honor Roll - 1918 [The plaque contains the names of 137 Point Pleasant Beach men who fought in World War I.] This tablet erected and dedicated by the citizens of Point Pleasant and vicinity. May 30, 1925 The Memorial was . . . — Map (db m7802) HM
New Jersey (Ocean County), Toms River — Toms River Block House
Approximate site of the Toms River Block House. Burned by the British March 24, 1782. — Map (db m15685) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Peapack — Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic District
The confluence of Peapack Brook and the North Branch of the Raritan River became a rural industrial center during the 18th century when a saw mill, grist mill, tannery and bark mill were located nearby. The Peapack Brook Rural Industrial Historic . . . — Map (db m18574) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Fireman's Museum
Somerville relies upon volunteers to staff its Fire Department. The first volunteer fire company organized in 1835. Since then, three more companies have formed, all manned by volunteers. This building was constructed in 1888 for the West End . . . — Map (db m7315) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Furman Frederick Kugler
This is the actual bicycle used by the late Furman Frederick Kugler of Somerville, New Jersey in winning the First and Second Tour of Somerville May 20, 1940 – May 30, 1941 Furman was victorious in over 200 races . . . — Map (db m7313) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — National Guard Armory1910 - 1999
Site of the National Guard Armory 1910 - 1999 Home of the 2nd National Guard Regiment Company M The armory also served as an important community and cultural center hosting graduations, dances, rallies, sporting, and other important . . . — Map (db m5220) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Ruth St. DenisModern Dance Pioneer
Ruth St. Denis Modern dance Pioneer First performance Somerset Hall 1893 — Map (db m7312) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Somerset County 9/11 Memorial and Clock Tower
The Citizens of Somerset County dedicate this Memorial to the thousands of innocent lives lost on September 11, 2001 and to the families that loved them. From this county, we remember and honor: Kermit Anderson Evan Jay Barton . . . — Map (db m5221) HM
New Jersey (Somerset County), Somerville — Somerville Borough Hall
Once the home of Daniel Robert, this castellated Gothic residence was constructed in 1888 and is a careful copy of a celebrated design by noted architect Alexander Jackson Davis. The building is the second on this site, preceded by a residence in . . . — Map (db m5348) HM
New Jersey (Sussex County), Newton — Newton GreenA Birthplace of Democracy
The Courthouse Yard was a central part of landowner Jonathan Hampton’s Town Plot in 1762. It was used for political meetings, corporal punishment, militia trainings, public entertainments, and a common pasture. Until 1858 voters in township . . . — Map (db m8085) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Rahway — George Washington Tulip Poplar
A direct descendant of the Tulip Poplar planted in 1785 by our first President, George Washington, on the grounds of Mount Vernon, his home on the Potomac. More than two centuries later, the original Tulip Poplar continues to stand. Through the work . . . — Map (db m6997) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — Springfield
(Front of monument): The first British advance was stayed at the bridge east of the village, June 7, 1780. The Battle of Springfield was fought June 23rd. The Americans under General Greene on that day near the stream west of the church . . . — Map (db m6915) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Springfield — The Battle of Springfield
Their deeds enriched and glorified our nation. This gate is dedicated in commemoration of the heroic service performed at The Battle of Springfield during the war for American Independence by the soldiers whose remains are . . . — Map (db m7001) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Union — Connecticut Farms
Here stood the Presbyterian Church and here was fought the battle, June 7, 1780, between American forces under General Maxwell and Colonel Dayton and the British army on its advance to Springfield. The church and village were burned by the British . . . — Map (db m6921) HM
New Jersey (Union County), Union — First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms
The First Presbyterian Church of Connecticut Farms was built in 1730 and burned to the ground on June 7, 1780 by the British and Hessian army. Reverend James Caldwell was minister. — Map (db m6935) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — Brooklyn Borough Hall
Brooklyn's oldest building, this porticoed Greek Revival structure, designed by Gamaliel King, was built in 1846-51 as Brooklyn's City Hall. The cupola was added in 1898 when Brooklyn was consolidated into Greater New York City, and the building . . . — Map (db m20189) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — Fort Greene Park
The Prison Ship Martyrs Monument memorializes thousands of American soldiers, sailors, and civilians who died aboard British prison ships moored in Wallabout Bay (East River) from 1776 - 1783. Revolutionary War Heritage Trail — Map (db m13222) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — Prison Ship Martyrs Monument
[Engraved into the limestone at the base of the tower]: 1776 The Prison Ship Martyrs Monument 1908 [Plaque on monument's opposite side from engraving]: In memory of the 11,500 patriotic American Sailors and Soldiers . . . — Map (db m14891) HM
New York (Kings County), Brooklyn — The Brooklyn Bridge1867 - 1883
The Brooklyn Bridge, the largest suspension bridge in the world at the time it was built, was the first to span the East River. Designed and constructed by John A. Roebling and his son, Washington A. Roebling, the bridge spans 3,461 feet and rises . . . — Map (db m20143) HM
New York (Kings County), New York — Castle Williams
With walls forty feet high and eight feet thick, this red sandstone bastion bristled with over one hundred cannon when it was completed in 1811. Named after its designer, Lieutenant Colonel Jonathan Williams, it has also been nicknamed the . . . — Map (db m24329) HM
New York (Kings County), New York — Early North American Colonist Remains
Beneath this site lie the remains of seven individuals believed to be early North American born colonists. The remains dated to the late Eighteenth to early Nineteenth Century were discovered approximately 100 feet Southwest of here during . . . — Map (db m24331) HM
New York (New York County), Governors Island — Reagan-Gorbachev Meeting 1988Quarters 403
Chairman Gorbachev made his final preparations here before participating in the historic luncheon at Quarters 1 with President Reagan and Vice President Bush on 7 December 1988. During that time, he also composed his first communique to the U.S.S.R. . . . — Map (db m21156) HM
New York (New York County), Governors Island — The Block House (Governors Island)
The design of this classic and austere Greek Revival building of the early 1840s is attributed to architect Martin E. Thompson. It is called the "Block House" because it was used for a time as a military prison. This stone-trimmed brick structure . . . — Map (db m21154) HM
New York (New York County), Governors Island — The Early Birds
Early aviation history was made here when these pioneers flew powered aircraft to and from this site between 1909—1916. Wilbur Wright • Lincoln Beachy • Glenn H. Curtiss • Eugene Ely • Charles K. Hamilton • Hugh A. Robinson • Harry . . . — Map (db m20975) HM
New York (New York County), New York — 100 Old Slip - New York City Police Museum
100 Old Slip was designed by the notable architectural firm of Hunt & Hunt in the New-Italian Renaissance style. Its visual power is created by a rhythmic series of tall arches, heavy rusticated walls and restrained ornamentation. The building's . . . — Map (db m21510) HM
New York (New York County), New York — 1941 · Honor Roll · 1945Baggage Dept., Pennsylvania Station, N.Y.
In honor of the men from this department who served their country in the Armed Forces of the United States during World War II and in lasting tribute to the ten who gave their lives in the service of their country. Carey, Richard F. • Crowley, . . . — Map (db m6135) HM
New York (New York County), New York — 207 - 211 Water StreetBuilt 1835–1836
These three brick Greek Revival-style stores, built together for different owners, display classic details of the period: granite steps, cornice, and piers and lintels in its trabeated storefront. The brick is laid up in Flemish bond, a style whose . . . — Map (db m21151) HM
New York (New York County), New York — 82 Jane Street
Site of the William Bayard House Where Alexander Hamilton, first Secretary of the Treasury, died after his duel with Aaron Burr July 12, 1804 This historic location holding traditions of the city and the nation, is thus permanently marked by . . . — Map (db m22099) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Algonquin Hotel
The Algonquin Hotel, which opened its doors in 1902, is best known as the home of the famed Round Table, a group of writers and critics who met for lunch and stimulating converstation during the 1920s. The hotel's cultural associations, nurtured by . . . — Map (db m7968) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Alwyn Court Apartments
This richly ornamented apartment house, built in 1907-1909, is unique in the city. The architects, Harde & Short, took full advantage of the economies of terra cotta, a material then much in vogue. A single mold could be used time and again for . . . — Map (db m14050) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Birthplace of Eugene O'Neill
Eugene O'Neill October 16, 1888 — November 27, 1953 America's greatest playwright was born on this site then called Barrett House — Map (db m14192) HM
New York (New York County), New York — BrooklynA 20,000-Mile Religous Exodus by Ship
On February 4, 1846, the ship Brooklyn sailed from Manhattan's Old Slip. Chartered by the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, the ship carried men, women, and children to California as part of the epic movement of Mormons to the West. By . . . — Map (db m21511) HM
New York (New York County), New York — C.F. Martin & Co. Guitars
Established 1833 Christian Frederick Martin (1796-1873) established his first instrument shop on this site in the late Fall of 1833. He emigrated here with his family from the small town of Markneukirchen, Germany to form what would become C.F. . . . — Map (db m23056) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Cartier BuildingLandmarks of New York
Designed by Robert W. Gibson as the residence of Morton F. Plant, this building was constructed in 1904. Messrs. Cartier acquired it in 1917 and after modification by William Welles Bosworth, it was occupied by the firm of Cartier, founded in Paris . . . — Map (db m14047) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Charles Scribner's Sons Building
Designed by the prominent American architect Ernest Flagg (1857-1947), this building was constructed as a store and offices in 1912-13 for Charles Scribner's Sons, one of America's most prestigious publishing houses. Flagg, an exponent of French . . . — Map (db m14048) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Delmonico's Building
This Renaissance Revival style building, designed by the architect James Brown Lord in 1891, is the only surviving structure associated with Delmonico's, the legendary dining establishment. Founded in 1827, it was one of the first restaurants in the . . . — Map (db m21513) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Eglise Française du St. Esprit
Founded by refugee French Huguenots in New Amsterdam in 1628 and moved to this site in 1940. This plaque was dedicated by their descendants and the congregation of St. Esprit to mark the four-hundredth anniversary of the Edict of Nantes 1598 an . . . — Map (db m14044) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Firehouse Engine Company No. 33
This 1898 firehouse, designed by Ernest Flagg and W.B. Chambers, is a striking example of the French Beaux Arts style of architecture. At the time of construction it was also the headquarters of the Chief of the Fire Department. The colorful and . . . — Map (db m24424) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Former Aeolian Building
Built in 1925-27 on Fifth Avenue, Manhattan's most prestigious commercial thoroughfare, this elegant Neo-Classical structure was designed by Warren & Wetmore, the architects of Grand Central Terminal. Clad with Indiana limestone and marble, the . . . — Map (db m14046) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Fraunces Tavern
After the American Revolutionary War, on December 4, 1783, General George Washington bade an emotional farewell to his officers at a banquet held in the Long Room, located on the second floor of this tavern. Samuel Fraunces, a West Indian innkeeper, . . . — Map (db m13326) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Fulton Fish Waist - 142 Beekman StreetBuilt 1885, Remodeled 1981
One of the district's most sophisticated architectural treasures, No. 142 Beekman (also known as 211 Front Street) was designed by George B. Post—later architect of the New York Stock Exchange—for a descendent of Peter Schermerhorn. The . . . — Map (db m21152) HM
New York (New York County), New York — James Brown House
Built in 1817, this federal structure features the high gambrel roof characteristics of many small commercial buildings of the period. The brick facade is laid up in Flemish bond. The splayed lintels and double flared keystones are reminiscent of . . . — Map (db m23058) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Koster and Bial's Music HallFirst Projected Moving Picture
Here the Motion Picture Began On the night of April 23, 1896, on this site in Koster & Bial's Music Hall Thomas A. Edison with the "Vitascope" First projected a moving picture — Map (db m13817) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Levi Parsons Morton
New York, Home of distinguished Americans May 16, 1824—May 16, 1920 Vice President of The United States, 1889-1893 Member of Congress from New York, 1879—1881 Minister to France, 1881—1885 Governor of New York, . . . — Map (db m23481) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Lexington School for the Deaf
The Lexington School for the Deaf occupied a city-owned building at this site from 1880 until 1968. Today, the Lexington School for the Deaf/Center for the Deaf is located in Jackson Heights, Queens. — Map (db m14877) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Lincoln Building
Constructed in 1889-1890, this Romanesque Revival building is representative of an important transitional phase in the history of tall buildings. Designed by the well-known New York architect, R.H. Robertson, it is considered to be his first . . . — Map (db m23474) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Macy's Department Store
From its humble beginnings on 14th Street, Macy's moved in 1902 to this historic site on Herald Square which became "The World's Largest Store," and the flagship for Macy's stores nationwide. — Map (db m14051) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Manhattan House
The New York Life Insurance Company commissioned the architects Mayer & Whittesley and Skidmore, Owings & Merrill to design Manhattan House in 1951. The building reflects the theories of Le Corbusier, the renowned 20th Century French architect. One . . . — Map (db m14043) HM
New York (New York County), New York — New York Public Library
The New York Public Library has been designated a Registered National historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 20 1935. This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the . . . — Map (db m14848) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Ninth Regiment New York State
1799—1908 Ninth Regiment N.Y.S.M. 83rd New York Volunteers The headquarters were located here and the organization marched away in defence of the Union-850 strong May 27, 1861-after a service of 3 years in the Army of the Potomac. The . . . — Map (db m23475) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Old Grolier Club
This building is the property of the Kiamie family. it was built in the Romanesque style, designed in 1890 by Charles W. Romeyn, as a home for the Grolier Club. It provides a fine illustration of how an imaginative architect could compose a highly . . . — Map (db m19762) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Old Merchants House of New York
Built in 1831-32 by Joseph Brewster as a row house. Purchased in 1835 by Seabury Treadwell, a merchant, and occupied by his family until 1933. This house is the only 19th Century house in Manhattan to survive intact with its original furniture and . . . — Map (db m14375) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Original Shoreline Marker 1766
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New York (New York County), New York — Ottendorfer Branch of the New York Public Library
Designed by the architect William Schickel and built in 1883-1884, the Ottendorfer Library was the first building in Manhattan to be erected specifically as a free public lending library. The building combines elements from several late Victorian . . . — Map (db m7857) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Our Lady of Sorrow World War II Memorial
This tablet is dedicated in tribute to the men and women of our parish and community who so honorably served their country during World War II. The dedication is followed by the many names of those from the parish that gave their lives or . . . — Map (db m7858) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Peninsula HotelGotham Hotel
Among the oldest of the early "Skyscraper Hotels." The Peninsula, or Gotham as it was originally known, recalls the golden age of luxury hotels. This boldly rendered Neo-Italian Renaissance tower was erected in 1902-05, at a time when Fifth Avenue . . . — Map (db m14845) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Purchase of Governors Island Monument16 June 1637
To commorate the purchase three hundred years ago of Governors Island by Wouter van Twiller, Director General of New Netherlands, from Cakapeteyno and Pehiwas of the Manahatas Tribe. Birthplace of American Military Tactics which won for England a . . . — Map (db m21158) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Ritz Tower
Once the tallest residential building in New York City, the Ritz Tower was constructed in 1925-27 by journalist Arthur Brisbane, an employee and friend of William Randolph Hearst. Designed by Emery Roth in collaboration with Thomas Hastings, the . . . — Map (db m14042) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Rutherford Medical303 Second Avenue
In 1899, construction began for the New York Lying In Hospital designed by Robert H. Richardson and donated by J. Pierpoint Morgan. The hospital opened its doors in 1902 and during its early years, sixty percent of all hospital births in Manhattan . . . — Map (db m20828) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Saint Thomas ChurchLandmarks of New York
This Gothic edifice, completed in 1913 from designs by Cram, Goodhue & Ferguson, is the fourth church building of a Protestant Episcopal Parish organized in 1823. Bertram Grosvenor Goodhue supervised much of the interior including the Reredos by Lee . . . — Map (db m14847) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Site of Rose Hill
Estate of General Horatio Gates (1728-1806) • Victor of the Battle of Saratoga 1777 Major General Tadeusz Kościuszko (1746-1817) Colonel of Engineers in the Continental Army (1776-1784) - designer of the fortifications at West Point - . . . — Map (db m24333) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Stuyvesant PolyclinicFormerly the German dispensary
In 1884 William Schickel designed this building as a health clinic for the city's German immigrants. It is an ornate version of Italian Renaissance design. the facade is enhanced by sculpted portrait busts of famous physicians and scientists, . . . — Map (db m14376) HM
New York (New York County), New York — The Metropolitan ClubLandmarks of New York
Designed in Italian Renaissance style by McKim, Mead & White, this building, on a site formerly owned by the Duchess of Marlborough, was complete as a home for the Metropolitan Club in 1894. The club, whose first president was J. Pierpont Morgan, . . . — Map (db m14202) HM
New York (New York County), New York — The Puck Building
Completed in 1889, to designs of Albert and Herman Wagner, this impressive structure, originally the home of the well-known humor magazine Puck, is one of the few surviving buildings from New York's old publishing and printing district. The . . . — Map (db m7801) HM
New York (New York County), New York — The University ClubLandmarks of New York
This building, inspired by Palace Architecture of the Italian renaissance, was designed by McKim, Mead & White and was completed in 1899. — Map (db m14846) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Thomas Paine Death House
Thomas Paine Born—1737 Died—1809 On this site I believe in one God and no more All mankind are my brethren The world is my country To do good is my religion — Map (db m22098) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Titanic Memorial Lighthouse
This lighthouse is a memorial to the passengers, officers and crew who died as heroes when the steamship Titanic sank after collision with an iceberg. LATITUDE 41°46' NORTH LONGITUDE 50°14' WEST APRIL 15, 1912 This lighthouse was . . . — Map (db m20400) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Walton Hauling & Warehouse Corporation
Wellington Walton established this company with one horse and a wagon in 1879 at the 14th Street Theatre to service the thriving vaudeville and burlesque entertainment of that time. Under the leadership of Eugene A. Walton, followed by his son . . . — Map (db m7967) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Watson HouseLandmarks of New York
This structure, now the Roman Catholic Church of Our Lady of the Rosary, was designed by John McComb in Federal style and built about 1800 when many other mansions occupied this then fashionable thoroughfare. Of particular architectural interest is . . . — Map (db m13772) HM
New York (Queens County), Corona — NYC Bomb and Forgery Squad Explosion Memorial
This plaque is dedicated to the memory of detectives Joseph J. Lynch and Ferdinand A. Socha Bomb and Forgery Squad Who were killed in the line of duty while examining a time bomb taken from the British Pavilion of the World's Fair in . . . — Map (db m21514) HM
New York (Queens County), Flushing — Louis Armstrong House
Louis Armstrong House Has been designated a National Historic Landmark This site possesses national significance in commemorating the history of the United States of America — Map (db m7070) HM
New York (Queens County), Flushing — UnispherePeace Through Understanding
Dedicated toward man's aspirations to Peace Through Understanding and symbolizing his achievements in an expanding universe. Built and presented by the United States Steel Corporation (USS)to the New York World's Fair April 22, 1964. Made of . . . — Map (db m17594) HM
Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Washington Crossing — Washington's Crossing of Delaware
To commemorate the crossing of the Delaware River at this point by General George Washington and the Continental Troops, Christmas Night, 1776, and the splendid victory at Trenton. Committee John D. James, President Russell W. Knight, . . . — Map (db m5401) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — All Wars Memorial to Colored Soldiers and Sailors
(Front Inscription): Erected by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in honor of her Colored Soldiers. (Back Inscription):To commemorate the heroism and sacrifice of all Colored Soldiers who served in the various wars engaged in by the . . . — Map (db m8411) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Benjamin Smith Barton1766 - 1815
Physician, professor of natural history at the University of Pennsylvania. Author of first American botany textbook. In 1803, he taught natural history to Meriwether Lewis in preparation for Lewis & Clark Expecition, 1803 - 1806. He lived here. — Map (db m24649) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Declaration House(Graff House)
In 1776, while attending the Continental Congress, Thomas Jefferson rented two rooms from Jacob Graff, Jr., to avoid the "excessive heats of the city." Here, in Graff's house on the outskirts of town, Jefferson wrote the Declaration of Independence. — Map (db m7643) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — First United States Mint
On this site stood The first United States Mint First public building authorized by the United States Government This plaque dedicated for the Bicentennial of the U.S. Mint 1792-1992 First Mint: 1792-1833 7th Street between Market & Arch . . . — Map (db m24441) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Mother’s Day
Founded by Anna Jarvis of Philadelphia. First officially observed in 1908, it honored motherhood and family life at a time of rising feminist activism. An early supporter was John Wanamaker, whose store stood opposite. Mother’s Day was given federal . . . — Map (db m24613) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — W.C. Fields (1880 - 1946)
American comedian raised in Philadelphia, noted for his irreverent wit. Starting out as a vaudeville juggler, he won enduring fame on screen and radio. He was in over 40 motion pictures, 1915-44. As a lad, he worked for a time at Strawbridge's here. — Map (db m7620) HM
Pennsylvania (Somerset County), Somerset — Blue Star Memorial Highway
A tribute to the Armed Forces that have defended the United States of America. Following World War II, the National Council of State Garden Clubs designated certain national roads as "Blue Star Memorial Highway", as a living memorial to "all . . . — Map (db m307) HM
South Carolina (Charleston County), Charleston — H.M.S. Seraph
The submarine memorialized by this monument, has a uniquely distinguished record, and many of her most fascinating exploits involved Americans. Embodied in this memorial are the Seraph's fore hatch, steering and plane wheels, her ship's bell and . . . — Map (db m6898) HM
Texas (Harris County), La Porte — San Jacinto MonumentSan Jacinto Battlefield
The early policies of Mexico toward her Texas colonists had been extremely liberal. Large grants of land were made to them, and no taxes or duties imposed. The relationship between the Anglo-Americans and Mexicans was cordial. But, following a . . . — Map (db m6702) HM

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