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Pine Grove Monument - Wide Shot looking east on Hwy. 88 image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 28, 2008
Pine Grove Monument - Wide Shot looking east on Hwy. 88
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Vancouver — 64 Pounder Guns
In 1878 on the approach of an enemy cruiser squadron these 64 pounder muzzle-loading naval guns were hastily shore mounted to protect Esquimault. Subsequently they were issued to No. 5 Battery B.C. Brigade of Garrison Artillery, the first citizen . . . — Map (db m53894) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Vancouver — Carnegie LibraryCity of Vancouver Heritage Building — Architect: George William Grant
This eclectic 1903 building was one of 2,507 public libraries paid for by the Scottish-American industrialist Andrew Carnegie, the richest person in the world when he retired in 1901. Carnegie believed in the "Gospel of Wealth" and gave away 90% of . . . — Map (db m32318) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Vancouver — Drill HallCity of Vancouver Heritage Building — Architect: Department of Public Works
This fortress-like building has served as the drill hall and armoury for the British Columbia Regiment since its opening by HRH the Duke of Cornwall and York in 1901. The solid building with three-foot thick walls, was constructed of Gabriola Island . . . — Map (db m54225) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Vancouver — Flack BlockCity of Vancouver Heritage Building — Architect: William Blackmore
Thomas Flack commissioned this landmark commercial building in 1898, following his return from a prosperous venture to the Klondike gold fields. Completed in 1900, it framed one of the city's most prominent intersections, facing the first provincial . . . — Map (db m53619) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Vancouver — The Old Maple
Here stood the old maple tree under whose branches the pioneers met in 1885 and chose the name "Vancouver" for this city. — Map (db m41554) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Nikola TeslaInventor — 1856-1943
The St. George Serbian Orthodox Church, Niagara Falls, in partnership with the Niagara Parks Commission, have erected this monument to Nikola Tesla. Physicist, inventor, electrical engineer. Tesla developed the world's first hydroelectric system . . . — Map (db m40101) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Jan Neruda
{Marker text in Czech:} Jan Neruda Zde žil a svoji literární činnost započal. * 1834 † 1891 Péčí Spolků Menšího Města Pražského. R. 1895. {Marker text translated into English:} Jan . . . — Map (db m40517) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Ladislav Zelenka
In Czech: Zde žil národní umělec Ladislav Zelenka 1881-1957 violoncellista slavného českého kvarteta Translated, the marker reads: Here lived the national artist, Ladislav Zelenka (1881-1957), cellist for the famed Czech . . . — Map (db m22987) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Tycho Brahe Lived Here
{Marker text in Czech:} Leta Pane MDCCCCI zasazena jest na tomto domě zvaném od starodávna “U Zlatého Nohá”, nákladem obce Prazké pametní deska ku poctě slavného Dana Tychona Braheho, císařkého matematika a . . . — Map (db m40632) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha (Staré Město), Prague — Bohuslav Balbín
{Marker text in Czech:} Zde žil a v roce 1688 zemřel Bohuslav Balbín vlastenec a historik českého baroka {Marker text translated into English:} Here lived, and in 1688, died, Bohuslav Balbin, patriot and . . . — Map (db m40985) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha (Staré Město), Prague — Franz Kafka
{Marker text in Czech:} Zde se 3.7.1884 narodil Franz Kafka (Marker text translated into English:) Here Franz Kafka was born on July 3, 1884. — Map (db m41319) HM
Czech Republic, Ústecký (Okres Litoměřice), Terezín — Columbarium
In Czech: Kolumbárium Do choheb tohoto opevnění byly ukládaný lepenkové urny s popelem mrtvých vĕzňů. Všechny urny – bylo jich na 25 tisíc – esesáci koncem roku 1944 odvezli vĕtšinu popela . . . — Map (db m22744) HM
Czech Republic, Ústecký (Okres Litoměřice), Terezín — 3 — Garrison Church
In Czech: Posádkový Kostel Kostel Vzkřišení Páně byl postaven v letech 1805-1810. Budovu s věží vysokou 56 m projektovali Ing. Heinrich Hetzinger a Julius D’Andreis. Takřka totožný se nachází v Pevnosti Josefov u . . . — Map (db m22500) HM
Czech Republic, Ústecký (Okres Litoměřice), Terezín — 15 — The Food StoreroomProviantní Sklad
In Czech: Proviantní Sklad Budova s jedním obdélníkovým nádvořím byla postavena v letech 1786 až 1789. V objektu se skladovala mouka, cukr, sůl, a pečivo. Spolu s Kavalírem č. II zde mohly být v připadě . . . — Map (db m22626) HM
Germany, Baden-Württemberg (Rems-Murr-Kreis), Schorndorf — Jakob Friedrich Abel
In diesem Hause starb am 7. Juli 1829 Professor und Prälat Jakob Friedrich Abel Schillers Lehrer an der hohen Carlsschule (English translation:) In this house on July 7, 1829, the prelate and professor Jakob Friedrich . . . — Map (db m91759) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — Georg Lankensperger
[Marker text in German]: Hier stand das Haus des Kgl. Bayr. Hofwagners Georg Lankensperger *1779 • † 1847 der 1816 die Achsschenkellenkung erfand Für Gespannwagen erdacht, ist diese Lenkungsart von entscheidender Bedeutung fr . . . — Map (db m57723) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — Maximilian Joseph - Earl of MontgelasMaximilian Joseph - Graf von Montgelas — 1759-1838
[Marker text in German:] Von 1799 bis 1816 lenkte Maximilian Joseph Graf von Montgelas als Minister die Geschicke Bayerns. Nach den Grundsätzen der Aufklärung formte er durch umwälzende Reformen das moderne Bayerische Staatswesen. . . . — Map (db m58660) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Munich — The Expansion of the Church of Our Lady Lane
Durch hochherzige Spenden seiner königlichen hoheit des Prinzregenten Luitpold von Bayern, des Domkapitels zu Unserer Lieben Frau und opferwilliger Münchener Bürger wurde es ermöglicht, im Jahre 1888 das enge Liebefrauengässchen zu dieser Strasse zu . . . — Map (db m22603) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Schweinfurt — Dr. Martin Luther
"Allein durch den Glauben" Römer 3,28 Martin Luther 1483 - 1546 Professor und Doktor der Theologie Vom Augustinermönch zum Kirchenreformator Gestalter der Deutschen Schriftsprache Gesellschaft . . . — Map (db m100217) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Schweinfurt — Schopperschen Haus / Schopper's House
Hier, im ehemals "Schopperschen Haus" Nr. 339 am Markt, waren zu Gast: Albrecht von Wallenstein Feldherr von Ende august 1625 bis zum 2.9.1625 Octavio Piccolomini Kaiserlicher General Vom 6.10.1634 bis 22.5.1635 Zar . . . — Map (db m100030) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Schweinfurt — Schweinfurt Veterans of Foreign Wars Memorial
Veterans of Foreign Wars, Post 10658 and VFW Ladies Auxiliary Schweinfurt, Germany This monument was planned, funded and built by the Veterans of Foreign Wars and the Ladies Auxiliary, Post 10658, with the generous support of the . . . — Map (db m100035) WM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Baroque Crucifixion SculptureBarocke Kreuzigungsgruppe
Errichtet 1740 vom Bierbrauer-Ehepaar Johann Georg und Maria Barbara Stephan zur Erinnerung an drei ihrer 13 Kinder, die bereits im Kindesalter starben. Bei der Kirchenerweiterung um 1900 entfernt, 1985 wieder errichtet und 2008 renoviert durch . . . — Map (db m77628) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Catholic RectoryKatholisches Pfarrhaus
Stadtvogt Johann Barthel Stang erbaute 1708 dieses repräsentative Bürgerhaus. Um 1750 kaufte die Bierbrauerei-Familie Stephan das Anwesen und eröffnete die Brauereigaststätte "Zur Krone". Die Katholische Pfarrei Gerolzhofen übernahm anno 1810 das . . . — Map (db m77710) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Chapel of St. JohnJohanniskapelle
Im Jahr 1497 als Friedhofskapelle erbaut, vermutlich auf den Fundamenten älteren Taufkirche. Das untere Gewölbe diente bis 1816 als Aufbewahrungsort für die exhumierten Gebeine. In oberen Gottesdienstraum stand der Riemenschneider-Altar. Heute . . . — Map (db m78019) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — The Watchmen's TowerTürmersturm
Hier stand der Türmersturm als inneres Tor der nördlichen Doppel-Toranlage. Das Tor wurde 1340 erstmals erwähnt, 1511 unter Bischof Lorenz von Bibra wurde das Tor zu einem Turm erhöht. Wohnort des Gerolzhöfer Turmers. Im Februar 1878 abgebrochen. . . . — Map (db m77751) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Dettelbach — Dettelbach SynagogueDettelbach Synagoge
In German: An dieser Stelle stand 1862 die erbaute Synagoge der jüdischen Kultusgmeinde Dettelbach. Nach 1938 wurde das Gebäude als Volksschule benutzt. English translation: On this site stood the synagogue of the Jewish . . . — Map (db m77434) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Iphofen — Ebracher HouseEbracher Hof
1557 erwarben die Bracher Zisterzienser dieser Hof. Schultheiß, Bürgermeister und Rat "transferierten alle und jede Herrlichkeit und Freiheit, so auf den dem früherem, gänzlich gefreiten Eigentum geruht, auf dieses Gebäude." In . . . — Map (db m78431) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Iphofen — The Owls' TowerEulenturm
[Marker text in German:] Bauzeit um 1500. Gefängnisturm für lebenlänglich Verurteilte, auch „Faulturm” genannt, weil die eingekerkerten nach ihrem Ableben nicht selten darin verfaulten. Zudem Pulverturm der Stadt und Wachturm: „So . . . — Map (db m58307) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Iphofen — Tithe TowerZentturm
Mit Pesttor, durch das einst die am "schwarzen Tod" Verstorbenen zum nahen Friedhof gekarrt wurden. Toranlage aus dem 14. Jh. für das Gräbenviertel mit dem ehemaligen Königshof. Behausung des Zentbüttels. Im 19. Jh. Armenhaus, heute im . . . — Map (db m78420) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Bei einem Backofen / At the Baker's Oven
Bäcker, Brot und Brötchen Vor seinem Backofen steht der Bäcker Hans Bapl und „schießt" mit einer langen Holzschaufel Brot in den Ofen. Das Volkacher Salbuch enthält eine Bäckerordnung von 1415, in der die Her-stellung des . . . — Map (db m100558) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Von Rechtswegen über das Menschenblut zu richten / A Legal Process Driven by Human Blood
Die Richtstätte auf dem Galgenberg Weit außerhalb der Stadt liegt der Galgenberg: Dort wurden Todesurteile vollstreckt. Volkach war seit 1432 Hochgerichts-bezirk. Das Salbuch zeigt einen Hochgerichtsprozesses gegen einen Weindieb. Der Angeklagte . . . — Map (db m100522) HM
Germany, Hessen, Frankfurt am Main — Friedrich Stoltze Geburtshaus / Birthplace
Zur Erinnerung an das Geburtshaus zum Rebstock  LIT.L87 des Dichters Friedrich Stoltze ✶ 21.11.1816 †28.3.1891 Das Haus fiel 1904 dem Altstadtdurch- bruch zum Opfer [English translation:] . . . — Map (db m100463) HM
Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — Johanna Kirchner
Johanna Kirchner Geboren am 24.4.1889 in Frankfurt am Main Hingerichtet am 9.6.1944 in Berlin-Plötzensee Den Frankfurter Bürgerinnen und Bürgern Die der Barbarei Des Nationalsozialismus Widerstand Entgegensetzten 8. Mai . . . — Map (db m100350) WM
Liechtenstein, Schaan — I Had a ComeradeIch hatte einen Kameraden — 1914-1918
The initial part of this transcription presents the center vertical part of the marker: Seine Durchlaucht Prinz Heinrich Alois von und zu Liechtenstein Maj. d. k.u.k. Drag. Rgt. 13 Bes. des Signum laudis des Ordens der . . . — Map (db m78135) WM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Christiaan Andriessen
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Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Hendrick de Keyser
Hier woonde Hendrick de Keyser Stadsbouwmeester 1565   1621 Winkler Prins Stichting [English translation:] Here lived Hendrick de Keyser, City Architect, 1565-1621. — Map (db m100017) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff
In dit gebouw werkte van 1878-1891 Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Winnaar Nobelprijs Scheikunde (English translation:) In this building from 1878-1891 worked Jacobus Henricus van 't Hoff Winner of the Nobel Prize in . . . — Map (db m99964) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Walter Süskind
* Lüdenscheid 29 October 1906 † Na Evacuatie Auschwitz   Januar-Februar 1945 Hij onttrok tijdens de duitse bezetting, met groot gevaar voor eigen leven, vele joodse medeburgers aan deportatie [English translation:] Born: . . . — Map (db m100310) HM WM
Netherlands, Utrecht — St. Jacobsgasthuis / St. James' Guest House
Het pand rechts (nr. 213) was het hoofdhuis van het St. Jacobsgasthuis, waar pelgrims naar Santiago de Compostella onderdak kregen. Naast een ziekenzaal en een passantenverblijf bezat het gasthuis een kapel. Achter het deurtje rechts begint de . . . — Map (db m100414) HM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Verzetsmonument Utrecht / Utrecht Resistance Monument
1940 - 1945 Gedenk uw dooden die den goeden strijd gestreden hebben in gerechtigheid. Draagt voort hun vlam, zij zijn gebleven, maar in dien gloed wordt ons nieuw leven. [English translation:] Remember your dead, those . . . — Map (db m100607) WM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Berkeley Municipal Rose GardenCity of Berkeley Landmark - Designated in 1995 — Vernon M. Dean, Landscape Architect - 1933-1937
The Rose Garden was a joint creation of the City of Berkeley and the Federal Works Progress Administration (WPA), whose public works provided employment during the Depression. Vernon M. Dean, the City's landscape architect, designed the garden in a . . . — Map (db m18618) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Church of the Good ShepherdCharles L. Bugbee, Architect, 1878 — Listed on the National Register of Historic Places
This is Berkeley's oldest remaining church building and the oldest church in the East Bay still in continuous use by its founding congregation. The one-story Victorian Gothic-style building was built here on what was Bristol Street, before it was . . . — Map (db m28503) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — North Branch Berkeley Public LibraryJames W. Plachek, Architect, 1936
City of Berkeley Landmark Designated in 2001 North Branch Berkeley Public Library James W. Plachek, Architect, 1936 North Branch Library is one of Berkeley’s many civic buildings by James Plachek, including the Central Library (1930), . . . — Map (db m15868) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — The Lawrence 37-Inch Cyclotron
This is the electromagnet for the world's first major cyclotron. With it, professor Ernest O. Lawrence and others perfected the difficult cyclotron technology. Originally a 27-inch cyclotron, it was converted to a 37-inch instrument in 1937. . . . — Map (db m91800) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — Antonio Bras Columns
These granite columns are all that remain of 4460 Howe Street, built in 1898. This residence was the home of various families connected to St. Mary's and Mountain View Cemeteries and their supporting business. 4460 Howe Street originally belonged to . . . — Map (db m18600) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — John "Alex" Alexander1924-1993
John "Alex" Alexander spent his entire working life at Naval Supply Center Oakland. Symbolic of the many dedicated civilians who worked on the base, Alex inspired others through his tireless work on behalf of the community at large and promoted . . . — Map (db m63171) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — Oakland Railroad History
The railroad industry transformed Oakland from an oak forest to a thriving city. Rapid growth began when the Central Pacific Railroad absorbed local rail lines in 1868 and was granted right-of-way to build a freight and ferry pier. The Oakland Long . . . — Map (db m19209) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — Oakland's First Public School
Map (db m18541) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 884 — Paramount Theatre
This is a superior rendering of the "Art Deco" or "Moderne" style of movie palace built during the rise of the motion picture industry. The Paramount, which opened on December 16, 1931, is the most ambitious theatre design of architect Timothy L. . . . — Map (db m100560) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — Rear Admiral R.J. "Bear" Arnold, U.S.N.
Point Arnold is named after Rear Admiral R.J. "Bear" Arnold, U.S.N.. During World War II, Arnold earned the Navy Cross for extraordinary heroism as the supply officer on the USS YORKTOWN at the Battle of Midway. Chief of the Bureau of Supplies and . . . — Map (db m62994) HM
California (Amador County), Fiddletown — H. C. Farnham House 1855
Hiram C. Farnham built this home for his bride, Eunice Haynes. It overlooked the creek and steam powered sawmill that he built with James McLeod in 1853 to serve the new rich gold strike in Fiddletown. The boomtown was served by six stagecoaches a . . . — Map (db m41369) HM
California (Amador County), Pine Grove — Pine Grove
Late 1854, in a grove of tall pines Albert Leonard built his Pine Grove Home & Inn & was first postmaster. It was located at the junction of stage roads to Jackson and Clinton. Pine Grove post office was established July 12, 1856. First school . . . — Map (db m10505) HM
California (Amador County), Sutter Creek — C. Soracco Company
Established in 1869 by Carlo Soracco, the store and adjoining residence were copied from similar buildings in Genoa, Italy. Carlo’s son, Frank, one of Amador County’s leading citizens, became proprietor in 1894. C. Soracco Co. was a major supplier . . . — Map (db m57992) HM
California (Amador County), Sutter Creek — Native Sons Hall
In 1851 first building to be erected on south part of site, was Hanford and Downs General Store. That stores Liberty flag pole, marked center of incorporated town, 1854. In 1865, most of building destroyed by fire. Purchased in 1875 by Giovanni B. . . . — Map (db m10744) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — General Store
In continuous use since 1852. Built of Volcano brick and native limestone. Originally two stores: The Sacramento (left) owned by Mandelbaum & Klauber; Charles Burleson's store (right). Burleson bought the Sacramento, 1861; joined stores in rear. . . . — Map (db m10580) HM
California (Amador County), Volcano — Moose Milk
This plaque is in memory of the pioneers of California who assembled in Volcano where Moose Milk was originated. Dedicated this 13th day of January, 1951 by E Clampus Vitus. [A rededication marker, just below the main one, . . . — Map (db m9055) HM
California (Butte County), Oroville — Oroville Carnegie LibraryBuilt 1912
has been placed on National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior In 1911, Andrew Carnegie, Scottish industrialist, businessman, and major philanthropist, endowed upon City of Oroville $10,000 for . . . — Map (db m17229) HM
California (Calaveras County), Angels Camp — James H. Carson
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California (Calaveras County), Murphys — Masonic Hall
Under dispensation Ophir Lodge No. 33 Free and Accepted Masons was permitted to meet at “early candle light” in private homes within a radius of five miles. The Lodge was instituted in January and chartered May 6th 1853. Original, . . . — Map (db m16055) HM
California (Calaveras County), Murphys — 275 — Murphys
One of the principal mining communities in Calaveras County, named for the discoverer of gold on the flat in 1849. The objective of many immigrants coming over the Sierras by Ebbetts Pass, Murphys Flat and surrounding mines produced 20,000,000 . . . — Map (db m3887) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 11 — Will Semple Green House
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California (Contra Costa County), Concord — Bibber House
Concord Historical Landmark Built in 1912 by L.V. Perry — Map (db m17406) HM
California (Contra Costa County), El Cerrito — Corridors of ChangeSenderos del Cambio / 变化的走廊
Juan Bautista de Anza National Trail passed through present day El Cerrito April 1, 1776     Homeland of the Huchiun-Ohlone Tribe of American Indians The fields are green with grass and thickly covered with various wildflowers." - . . . — Map (db m91843) HM
California (Contra Costa County), El Cerrito — El Cerrito Public Library
With an inventory of fifty books, El Cerrito's first public library was opened in the local post office in 1913. It moved several times before expanding and relocating to Stockton Avenue in 1949, becoming the first postwar library built in the Bay . . . — Map (db m91361) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Lafayette — Geils Building
Fred Geils erected this saloon in 1880. It has housed various businesses through the years, including dressmaking, butcher, shoe repair and barber shops. Dedicated by Soroptimist Club of Lafayette-Orinda June 29, 1971 — Map (db m25091) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — 16 — 815 Marina VistaCirca 1870
Built by William Jones, Hotelkeeper 1884 Bought by W.J. Hough and became "Hough's Saloon" 1891 Bought by Watkins Prosser 1915 Moved to present site Residence of Dr. H.D. Buckman family for many years Historic Marker XVI . . . — Map (db m16009) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — XII — Bergamini Building
Built by Maximillian Bergamini in 1905 to replace grocery and notions store that was leveled in block-wide fire of August, 1904. Historic Marker XII Martinez Historical Society October 11, 1997 — Map (db m53997) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — Capt Hewitt HomeOld Town Martinez - Home of Historic Interest — 405 Marina Vista
Framed house shipped around the Horn from the East Coast to San Jose. Eventually barged to Martinez. Later home to several Italian fishing families Built 1870's — Map (db m53078) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — Former Anti-Aircraft W.W. II Barracks
324-328 Talbart Home of Historic Interest Former anti-aircraft W.W.II barracks, moved from Concord in 1961. Prior site of shared water tank house for neighboring two homes Built 1930 — Map (db m17177) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — Home of County Supervisor
334 Talbart Old Town Martinez Home of Historic Interest Home of County Supervisor & Grangers Warehouse mngr, Robnson Jones(1873). Later sold to dog catcher, Capt., Horton (1893) who impounded stray dogs on the property. Built . . . — Map (db m17184) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — Marazzani Boarding House
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California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — VIII — The National Bank of MartinezFounded 1924
R.E. Claeys J.W. McClellan M. Pistochini J. Comazzi O.K. Smith G. Winkelman J. Sparacino Robert B. Borland  President A.J. Heald  Cashier P. Ferrarini  Vice President Bank of Italy  1927-1930 Bank of America  1930-1951 Historical . . . — Map (db m40610) HM
California (El Dorado County), South Lake Tahoe — 1048 — Site of Echo Summit
In 1968, Echo Summit served as a high-altitude training center and site of the U.S. Olympic Men's Track and Field Trials. Four world records were shattered here on the track carved out of the El Dorado National Forest. The U.S. team selected for the . . . — Map (db m89152) HM
California (Glenn County), Orland — The Swift AdobeCalifornia Historical Landmark 345
The first house in Glenn County Built about 1848 by Granville P. Swift A member of the Bear Flag Party, who came to California from Oregon in 1844. The site is 150 yards east on the banks of Hambright Creek. The house was built of clay by . . . — Map (db m41864) HM
California (Humboldt County), Arcata — 28 — Minor TheatreClassic Commercial Style - 1914 — Architect: Franklin Georgeson
The nation's oldest theatre built for feature films was opened on December 3, 1914, by Isaac Minor with a silent film based on Charles Dickens' "The Chimes" directed by Herbert Blaché starring Tom Terriss. Arcata Historic Landmark #28 This . . . — Map (db m60930) HM
California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Eureka Business CollegeRestored Commercial — Eureka Historic Landmark
Built for Josiah Bell; college upstairs; steamship ticket agency, bicycle shop, and grocery store downstairs; stable; 1893, second building attached. This program possible through a partnership with the estate of Robert Imperiale, Eureka Main . . . — Map (db m61170) HM
California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Metropole HotelClassical Revival Architecture - 1903 — Eureka Historic Landmark
Built for A.R. Abrahamson; furnished rooms upstairs; businesses and Abe's Chop House downstairs. This program possible through a partnership with property owners Evo & Catherine Fannucchi, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage Society. — Map (db m61533) HM
California (Humboldt County), Eureka — Needs/Williams BuildingNeoclassical Architecture - 1904 — Eureka Historic Landmark
Needs Lodging; meeting hall; jewelers, tailors, other retail; offices; L.H. Hess businesses; Monterey Hotel. This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Williams Family, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage . . . — Map (db m61383) HM
California (Humboldt County), Ferndale — GPY 136-09 — "The Victorian Inn"
The Victorian Inn was built in 1890 with completion in 1891, and known as the Russ Building. The structure was originally built to house the Ferndale Bank with the Ferndale Enterprise Newspaper following. There were 33 rooms on the second floor; . . . — Map (db m65289) HM
California (Humboldt County), Ferndale — 14 — Blackburn Law Office
Built circa 1880, the rear portion of the building began as a private residence. Later, the front served as a restaurant and Chinese chop house. Around 1914-15, A.W. Blackburn moved the rear portion to the street and added a new front to serve as . . . — Map (db m71952) HM
California (Humboldt County), Scotia — 2010-7 — Scotia Museum
The Scotia Museum is a textbook example of Greek Revival architecture. The natural redwood trunks used for classical columns have an unmistakeable association with the timber industry. The two-story structure has a low-pitched shingle roof, a . . . — Map (db m61055) HM
California (Humboldt County), Scotia — The Pacific Lumber CompanyEstablished 1869 in Humboldt County
Their first sawmill was built in 1887 at their current location and employed 150 men to turn the giant redwoods into shingles and other products. Originally named Forestville, the town name was changed to Scotia in 1888. Scotia is one of the last . . . — Map (db m71988) HM
California (Lake County), Upper Lake — Harriet Lee Hammond Library
This redwood paneled craftsman style building was constructed in 1916. The architect was no less than the nephew of Henry Wordsworth Longfellow. Members of the community donated time and money to build the library. Most notable of the donators was . . . — Map (db m48413) HM
California (Lake County), Upper Lake — The Ice House
This site stared as a Meat Market in 1906, then became the Ice House. Ice was originally brought down from the "ice pond" in the hills and stored at the Ice House. Later it was manufactured here at the Ice Plant in 300 pound blocks that were . . . — Map (db m49333) HM
California (Lake County), Upper Lake — The IOOF Hall
The International Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #241 established themselves in Upper Lake in 1876. The present structure was completed in 1898 at a cost for land and building of $3,109.02. This mutual aid society hosted numerous activities through the . . . — Map (db m55398) HM
California (Lake County), Upper Lake — The Livery Stable
This was one of three livery stables in Upper Lake in the 1880's. As far back as 1870, Upper Lake was the terminus of both the Cloverdale and Clearlake stage lines, bringing tourists to the famous mineral waters of Witter Springs, Saratoga Springs . . . — Map (db m48989) HM
California (Marin County), Larkspur — Greenbrae Brickyard Superintendent's Cottage
This cottage, built in 1891, once housed the superintendent for the adjacent Greenbrae Brickyard of the Remillard Brick Co., which was declared a California State Landmark in 1978. The cottage was renovated in 1985 through the cooperative . . . — Map (db m63988) HM
California (Marin County), Mill Valley — 207 — John Reed's Saw Mill
Two miles west is the old saw mill, from which the city of Mill Valley acquired its name. It was constructed in the 1830's by John Reed, grantee of the Rancho Corte De Madera Del Presidio. The creek waters furnished the motive power for the mill, . . . — Map (db m91858) HM
California (Marin County), Ross — Historic Dedication of the Lagunitas Road BridgeCorte Madera Creek — Ross, California - March 20, 2011
This structure replaces Bridge No. 27C0071, a contributing element to the Ross Historic Bridges District, eligible for inclusion in the National Register of Historic Places. The original bridge was completed on January 13, 1910 as part of a $12,500 . . . — Map (db m63939) HM
California (Marin County), San Rafael — The Belrose Theater
In 1976 the Cultural Affairs Commission designated this building, by virtue of its Gothic window, historically & culturally of major significance. In 1913 St. Matthew's German Evangelical Church built this structure at a cost . . . — Map (db m63858) HM
California (Marin County), Tiburon — Honoring the Contributions of Chinese Immigrants紀念華人殺輯的露蹴 — Commemorative Monument / 紀念碑
In 1979, local restaurant owner "Trader" Vic Bergeron donated this monument in recognition of the contributions of Chinese immigrants to America. Originally located at the site of the former Asiatic Dining Hall, it was relocated to this overlook in . . . — Map (db m91809) HM
California (Merced County), Santa Nella — 829 — Pacheco Pass
On June 18, 1805, Lieutenant Gabriel Moraga, on his first exploratory journey into the San Joaquin Valley traversed this pass and recorded it. Since then it has been trail, toll road, stagecoach road, and freeway -- the principal route between . . . — Map (db m70493) HM
California (Mono County), Bodie — 341 — Bodie
Gold was discovered here in 1859 by W.S. Bodey after whom the town was named. Once the most thriving metropolis of the Mono Country, Bodie’s mines produced gold valued at more than 100 million dollars. Tough as nails, the “Bad Man from . . . — Map (db m8437) HM
California (Mono County), Lee Vining — Sheriff James P. Dolan
In July of 1915, the peace and quiet of Mono County was shattered when Sheriff James P. Dolan died as a result of gunshot wounds received while attempting to apprehend two outlaws who had terrorized ranchers a short distance from this location. . . . — Map (db m11416) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — Cannery Divers Memorial
Monterey's world-famous sardine industry depended on the courage and skill of cannery divers. Sardines were pumped ashore from floating hoppers through underwater pipes that had to be installed, repaired, replaced, realigned and maintained in order . . . — Map (db m30004) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — Mayo Hayes O'Donnell Library
Formerly first Protestant church built in Monterey. Built in 1876 Monterey Art & History Assn. Courtesy of Thomson J. Hudson Memorial Fund Map (db m63092) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — Monterey Harbor
□ Look out upon these waters. □ Their recorded history began when Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo sighted the "Bay of Pines" on Nov. 17, 1542. □ Sebastian Viscaino was first to touch land Dec. 16, 1602. He claimed the land for . . . — Map (db m30347) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — Old Fisherman's Wharf
Monterey's earliest pier of stone built in 1846 gave way to a commercial fishing wharf in the early 1900's when Monterey's multi-million dollar fishing industry was born. Despite many changes the wharf today retains the tone and flavor of the past - . . . — Map (db m30190) HM
California (Monterey County), Soledad — Cesar Chavez ParkIn Commemoration and Appreciation — Dedicated on March 31, 2008
"Preservation of one's own culture does not require contempt or disrespect of other cultures." Cesar E. Chavez (1927-1993) Cesar Chavez was a Mexican American Labor leader & cofounder of the United Farm Worker (UFW). Cesar Chavez was . . . — Map (db m26874) HM
California (Monterey County), Soledad — The De Anza Expedition in Soledad
Lt. Colonel Juan Bautista de Anza by Decree of Carlo III of Spain led an expedition near this site — the mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area In the center of the marker is a circular motif, designed by Doris Birkland . . . — Map (db m27188) HM
California (Napa County), Pope Valley — Pope Valley Store
Standing at the crossroads of Pope Valley, this store was the center of activities for the area's residents for nearly a century, and served as a stopover for people traveling to the mines in Lake County. It was built about 1875 and in 1913 a second . . . — Map (db m54772) HM
California (Napa County), Yountville — Good Indian Go Big HillBad Indian Go Bad Place
Interred in this spot are the ashes of the Wappo village Kaymus (Caymus) Indian Tribe, who in the American Period were known as the George C. Yount Indians. This tribe cremated their dead and all their articles, usually on a pyre or in a sweat . . . — Map (db m16578) HM
California (Nevada County), Penn Valley — Bridgeport Bridge"Wood’s Crossing"
Bridgeport Bridge, or “Wood’s Crossing”, is the longest single span covered bridge in existence. Used since 1862, built by David I. Wood. This plaque is dedicated to those pioneer Americans who came to California in search of a new life . . . — Map (db m8539) HM
California (Placer County), Roseville — Benito Juarez1807 - 1872
President of Mexico 1858-1872 Successfully led his country against the Empire of Maximilian and pronounced these immortal words: "The respect for the rights of others is peace" Donated by Alberto and Carmen Heredia and Family Dedicated . . . — Map (db m91373) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — 4th Avenue / Wayne Hultgren Light Rail StationDedicated in Memory of Wayne Hultgren 1918-1999 — "Sacramento's Father of Light Rail"
In 1975 Wayne Hultgren founded the Modern Transit Society of Sacramento to promote public transit as an alternative to the automobile and to alleviate congestion and air pollution. Under his determined leadership, the Modern Transit Society . . . — Map (db m90178) HM
California (Sacramento County), Sacramento — The First Hundred Years are the Hardest
When Sacramento bought steam pumpers the volunteers could not keep their steam? up, so they hired professional firemen. Since March 30, 1872, Sacramento paid firemen have always been the first to respond to any crisis. New Helvetia Chapter No. 5, . . . — Map (db m38318) HM
California (San Benito County), Paicines — Tres Pinos/Paicines
The original town of Tres Pinos had been here for more than a decade when its post office opened on January 24, 1971. The town lost use of its name after August 12, 1873, when the Southern Pacific Railroad opened the Tres Pinos Station 4.7 miles . . . — Map (db m26942) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — "The Holocaust"by George Segal
We will never forget the genocidal slaughter of six million Jews, including one and a half million children in the Nazi Holocaust of 1933-1945. We will never forget the cruel apathy of a world which allowed that Holocaust and the deliberate . . . — Map (db m56540) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — AIDS Memorial Quilt
Original Site NAMES Project, AIDS Memorial Quilt 1987 — Map (db m98206) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 25 — Andrea's Fountain
Then-owner William Roth selected Ruth Asawa, well known for her abstract, wire-woven sculptures, to design and create the centerpiece fountain for Ghirardelli Square. Although it was unveiled among some controversy in 1968, Asawa's objective was to . . . — Map (db m90225) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Crocker Mansions
At this location, "1150" California Street, now the site of the Choir, stood William H. Crocker's Queen Anne style mansion (1888). The Deuxieme Empire-Italian Villa style mansion (1877) of his father, Charles Crocker, was at the N.W. corner of . . . — Map (db m63582) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 462 — First Jewish Religious Services
In a second floor room in a store which stood on this location, forty pioneers of Jewish faith gathered on Yom Kippur (5610) September 26, 1849, and participated in the first Jewish religious services in San Francisco. State Registered Landmark . . . — Map (db m40514) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Harvey MilkMay 22, 1930 - November 27, 1978
Harvey Milk made history as the first openly-gay elected official in California, and one of the first in the nation, when he won election to the San Francisco Board of Supervisors in November 1977. His camera store and campaign headquarters at 575 . . . — Map (db m64066) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Hotaling Building
Built in 1866 and occupied by A.P. Hotaling & Co., this building housed the largest liquor repository on the West Coast. It survived the 1906 earthquake and fire due to a mile long fire hose laid from Fisherman's Wharf over Telegraph Hill by the . . . — Map (db m40165) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — José Sarria
José Sarria Court honors the humor, political savvy, and talent of a great San Franciscan. Born in 1923, José's performance career began in the 1950's. In 1961, Sarria ran for San Francisco City Supervisor; the first openly gay candidate to run . . . — Map (db m88599) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Military Intelligence Service Language SchoolNovember 1941 - April 1942
This building was the site of the first class of the Military Intelligence Service Language School November 1941 - April 1942 Eventually, six thousand Japanese-American soldier graduates served their country valiantly in the Pacific area . . . — Map (db m29989) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Pony Express Wharf
Nearby was the location of the Broadway Wharf. The wharf extended from Broadway and Davis Streets east to this location. All of the Pony Express mail that was delivered to and from San Francisco used this wharf. The Pony Express ran from April 3, . . . — Map (db m63717) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Robert Louis Stevenson
Lodged at 608 Bush Street, December 1879 - March 1880, and there wrote essays, poems autobiography and fiction. Plaque placed by admirers of the author in cooperation with the California Historical Society. July 26, 1972 — Map (db m18388) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Shreve & Co.A San Francisco Institution since 1852.
From the time of the Gold Rush, Shreve & Co. has been the premier jeweler in the city, first making its home in this building in March 1906. This was one of the only structures to survive The Great Earthquake of April 18, 1906. It was here that . . . — Map (db m9163) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 87 — Site of First U.S. Branch Mint
The first United States Branch Mint in San Francisco was authorized by Congress July 3, 1852, and opened for operation on April 3, 1854. Dr. L.A. Birdall was the first superintendent: J. Huston, first minter: A. Haraszthy, first assayer. State . . . — Map (db m9156) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Site of Ship Niantic
The emigrant ship Niantic stood on this spot in the early days "when the water came up to Montgomery Street." Converted to other uses, it was covered with a shingle roof with offices and stores on the deck, at the level which was constructed . . . — Map (db m41125) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Black Cat Café710 Montgomery
For 30 years (1933-1963) The Black Cat Café was at the heart of the City’s Bohemian life – providing a welcoming saloon for artists, gay people and North Beach characters, often entertained by the operatic voice and bawdy humor of Jose Sarria, . . . — Map (db m98102) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The CondorWhere It All Began
The birthplace of the world’s first topless & bottomless entertainment. Topless • June 19, 1964 Bottomless • September 3, 1969 Starring Ms. Carol Doda San Francisco, California — Map (db m9238) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The First Public Children's Playground in the United States
The first public children's playground in the United States was established here in 1887 by gift funds received from the Sharon bequest. The east expansion and rehabilitation work of 1977 were funded by Walter and Elise Haas, by Walter and . . . — Map (db m40374) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Hawley Terminal BuildingConstructed in 1924 — A Contributory Structure to the South End Historic District
This reinforced concrete, stucco clad building is contributory to the South End Historic District, as a representative of a warehouse structure constructed within the Historic District's period of significance, 1867 to 1935. The South End . . . — Map (db m21021) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Rainbow Flag
On November 8, 1997, this Rainbow Flag was installed to commemorate the 20th anniversary of the election of Harvey Milk to the Board of Supervisors of voters of District 5. This victory by an openly gay man was a watershed for the Queer rights . . . — Map (db m21083) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Tom Waddell(1937-1987) — Rainbow Honor Walk
Physician, decathlete and founder of the Gay Games which created an international community of LGBT athletes and helped to shatter stereotypes of LGBT people worldwide Thomas F. Waddell Map (db m98138) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Virginia Woolf(1882-1941) — Rainbow Honor Walk
Pioneer of modernist literature and feminist whose work explored the artistic, sexual and religious roles imposed upon women during her lifetime Virginia Woolf Map (db m98040) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Farmington — Farmington Odd Fellows Lodge #296
Built in 1881, the building was bought by the newly instituted Lodge on July 11, 1882. The upstairs has served continuously as a meeting hall since then. Dedicated on October 8, 1994 Tuleburgh Chapter #69, E Clampus Vitus — Map (db m16623) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Tracy — 740 — Carnegie
A city of 3500 population, from 1895-1912, and the site of the Carnegie Brick and Pottery Company, served by the Alameda and San Joaquin Railroad. The plant had 45 kilns and 13 tall smokestacks, and the town had a post office, company store, hotels, . . . — Map (db m25220) HM
California (San Luis Obispo County), Morro Bay — The First Landing of Filipinos in the Continental United StatesHistoric Site
During the Manila-Acapulco Galleon Trade Era from 1565 to 1815 Spanish galleons crossed the Pacific between the Philippines and Mexico. On October 18, 1587, the Manila Galleon Nuestra Senora de Esperanza commanded by Pedro de Unamuno . . . — Map (db m24732) HM
California (San Luis Obispo County), San Luis Obispo — J. P. Andrews BuildingCity of San Luis Obispo Historic Building
On this site, the storied original Andrews Hotel stood. The grand opening of that remarkable structure was celebrated July 3, 1885. Nine and one half months later, on Palm Sunday, April 18, 1886 it burned to the ground. On the ashes, the present . . . — Map (db m16502) HM
California (Santa Clara County), Palo Alto — History of Tower Well
This tower well symbolizes what is best about a forward thinking, progressive city government that chose local ownership of essential utility services. Due to the foresight of town leaders such as Stanford Engineering professors Charles "Daddy" Marx . . . — Map (db m91257) HM
California (Shasta County), Shasta — 377 — Pioneer Baby's Grave
Charles, infant son of George and Helena Cohn Brownstein of Red Bluff, died December 14, 1864. He was buried near land established by the Shasta Hebrew Congregation as a Jewish Cemetery in 1857. One of the earliest such cemeteries in the region. . . . — Map (db m57826) HM
California (Solano County), Benicia — The Bohn BuildingJohn Augustus Bohn — City Attorney of Benicia 1948-1968
Architect and driving force behind the modernization of Highway 780, the first State Capitol Building, the Benicia State Park, First Street Development, the Benicia City Water System, and the Benicia Industrial Park. He gave his vision, his . . . — Map (db m25895) HM
California (Solano County), Rio Vista — Humphrey the Humpback Whale
Donated to: Rio Vista Chamber of Commerce and City of Rio Vista to remember the visit of Humphrey the Humpback Whale Oct. 10, 1985 - Nov. 4, 1985 Humphrey the Humpback Whale, a mighty whale was he He swam into the Delta, to . . . — Map (db m17189) HM
California (Solano County), Vacaville — The Odd Fellows HallVacaville
The Independent Order of Odd Fellows (I.O.O.F.,) Vacaville Lodge No. 83, re-built this structure of brick and cast-iron columns in 1889. The previous two building burned in 1877 and 1884. The earthquake of 1892 seriously damaged the front of the . . . — Map (db m17636) HM
California (Solano County), Vallejo — German Marder and Torpedo
This German Marder ("Pine Marten") and torpedo was captured during World War II and donated to Mare Island in 1947. Developed and used sparingly by the German Navy, they were used in the English Channel and Mediterranean. They were not considered . . . — Map (db m91483) HM
California (Sonoma County), Bodega Bay — The Children's Bell TowerNicholas Green Memorial
The Children's Bell Tower is dedicated to children everywhere. It was inspired by the death of seven-year old Nicholas Green of Bodega Bay who was shot by highway robbers while on vacation with his parents in Italy, on September 29, 1994. All . . . — Map (db m87570) HM
California (Sonoma County), Healdsburg — Harmon Gregg Heald1824 - 1858 — Founder of Healdsburg in 1851
First building was Heald's cabin located 150 feet west of this spot. 1852 he built his store and post office 100 feet north of here. City created 1857. Placed by Yerba Buena Chapter E Clampus Vitas May 23, 1964 — Map (db m42518) HM
California (Sonoma County), Petaluma — Petaluma Historical Library and Museum
The "Old Carnegie Library", begun in 1904, served Petaluma from 1906 until the new library was built in 1976. This first major building by local architect Brainerd Jones is noted for its freestanding dome with stained glass, and use of locally . . . — Map (db m17580) HM
California (Stanislaus County), Newman — Orestimba
A local Indian word for "meeting place". Nearby are the famous Indian rocks and sycamore grove where mission padres met with the local Indian tribes. Visited by Lt. Moraga and Fr. Viader on October 25, 1810. Became a favorite watering place for . . . — Map (db m61582) HM
California (Sutter County), Sutter — Major General John C. Fremont and his Expedition
In Commemoration of Major General John C. Fremont, U.S. Army, and his expedition, encamped in the Sutter Buttes in this vicinity, May 30, 1848, to June 8, 1848. While on the march from Klamath Lake to Sonoma when he represented the United . . . — Map (db m63261) HM
California (Tehama County), Vina — Western Star Lodge No. 2 Free and Accepted Masons
This monument was erected on the 75th anniversary of the date of its charter May 10-th 1923 by Western Star Lodge No. 2 F.& A.M. of Shasta, Calif. The oldest Masonic Chapter in Calif. Granted May 10-th 1848. By the Grand . . . — Map (db m30329) HM
California (Tuolumne County), Columbia — Prosper Rocher Brewery
In 1856 Prosper Rocher constructed Columbia's second brewery located one-half mile east of town on the north side of Yankee Hill Road. Rocher, a French physician, was first partners with Anton Bixel in the Columbia Brewery on Italian Bar Road. . . . — Map (db m8590) HM
California (Yolo County), Davis — Lincoln Highway Marker
One of the markers erected by the California Automobile Association in the 1920s to designate the California portion of the Lincoln Highway from New York City to San Francisco. The Highway followed US 40 from Sacramento through Davis via Olive Dr. . . . — Map (db m9040) HM
Colorado (Adams County), Strasburg — First Transcontinental Railroad
A continuous chain of rails, from the Atlantic to the Pacific had long been a vision of pioneer railroaders and frontier tamers. It became a reality at 3:00 pm on August 15, 1870 at a point 928 feet east of railroad milepost 602, near Comanche . . . — Map (db m87596) HM
Hawaii (Kauai County), Wailua — Albert S. Morgan Sr.'s Lydgate PoolsAlbert Smith Morgan Sr. — March 9, 1908 - May 22, 2001
In 1942, Albert S. Morgan, Sr. a native Hawaiian, married Helen Farias and raised five children. The family lived in the community of Wailua where Mr. Morgan served a term as president of the Wailua House Lots Community Association. As the . . . — Map (db m40453) HM
Kentucky (Campbell County), Newport — 1708 — “Tommygun” Inventor
Brig. Gen. John T. Thompson, USA, inventor of Thompson submachine gun, was born here in 1860. A West Point graduate of 1882, he was early advocate of automatic weapons and improved many small arms. Awarded Distinguished Service Medal as Director of . . . — Map (db m98032) HM
Maryland (Howard County), Ellicott City — John Williams HouseCa 1835
This three-story frame home was built by John Williams, who won the lot in the 1834 land lottery. Later owners included Henry Wooten, a prominent lawyer and Confederate Civil War veteran. The building was remodeled after Hurricane Agnes in the . . . — Map (db m87392) HM
Maryland (Howard County), Ellicott City — Old Stone Tavern HouseWayside Inn   Ca 1780
This building has had many important uses, such as Old Patapsco Hotel, Granite Manufacturing Co., Town Hall/Opera House, Provost Marshall's Office (Civil War), Patapsco Enterprise Office/Howard Gazette, Oddfellows Lodge, Rodey's Amusea/Emporium. . . . — Map (db m87553) HM
Nevada, Carson City — 1 — Empire and the Carson River Mills1864 - 1964
When the Comstock Lode was discovered in 1859, the problem of reducing the ore from the fabulously rich Virginia City mines had to be solved. Mills were built in Gold Canyon and Six Mile Canyon. In Washoe Valley, at Dayton, and on the Carson River . . . — Map (db m55083) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Arendt Jensen Home1243 A&B Eddy Street — Vernacular with Bungalow Elements Style
The Arendt Jensen, Jr. House is a 1-1/2 story bungalow style home and stands near the Arendt Jensen Mansion, the first and largest home built by the Jensen Family. Completed in 1932, the home was built for Arendt Jensen, Jr. and his wife Minnie . . . — Map (db m21682) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Arendt Jensen Merchandise(Carson Valley Mercantile) — 1423 Highway 395
Vernacular with neoclassical elements style Arendt Jensen built this general merchandise store in the early 1900's. On the store shelves shoppers could find a wide variety of everyday necessities and supplies from clothing to agricultural . . . — Map (db m21466) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — East Fork Hotel Building1441 Highway 395 — Vernacular Utilitarian Style
The East Fork Hotel was constructed in 1893 by George and Charley Brown, two brothers who came to Genoa, Nevada with a traveling circus. The Brown Brothers also owned the East Fork Brickyard, providing bricks that were used in many Valley buildings. . . . — Map (db m24832) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — J & T Basque Restaurant Building1426 Highway 395 — Italianate Commercial Style
This building dates back to the 1870's and was moved to Carson Valley from Virginia City before the end of the 19th Century. It was somewhat commonplace to move buildings from Virginia City after the Comstock Lode Era. Town founder Lawrence . . . — Map (db m24091) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Record Courier Building1218 Eddy Street — Vernacular Style
The Record Courier has been published in Douglas County since 1904 when Dr. Southworth merged the Gardnerville Record and the Genoa Weekly Courier into one newspaper. In 2004 the Record Courier marks a solid century of printing. This building . . . — Map (db m28071) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Genoa — About Your Journey...On the Trail Today
Whichever direction your travels take you, you’re going to have a similar experience to what the California-bound immigrants had. You’re going to see the same country, except for the towns and ranch meadows. The big difference, though, is that . . . — Map (db m98183) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Genoa — Originally – The Raycraft Dance Hall
Built: Spring of 1886 Foundation: Rock Building Size: 80 x 33 Feet – 16 Foot Ceiling Flooring: Best Quality Wood Available Constructed: By the Sons of Joseph Raycraft Joseph, acting as a wagon master for 300 souls, headed west with . . . — Map (db m98073) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Genoa — We Made It! The End of the Great BasinGenoa - Mormon Station — California Trail
You’re now standing at the western edge of the Great Basin. If you were an emigrant headed to California, you would have entered the Great Basin 450 miles back along the trail in southern Idaho, or 500 miles back in Salt Lake City if you had taken . . . — Map (db m98142) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Minden — Douglas County Courthouse
The Nevada Legislature voted to move the county seat to Minden in 1916. The Courthouse, designed by F.J. Delongchamps, was built for $23,178 on a lot deeded from the Dangberg Land and Livestock Company. Originally the building housed all the county . . . — Map (db m23971) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Minden — Henry Beck House
This, the second house built in Minden (1907), housed Henry Beck, the first manager of the Minden Milling Company, and was located across the street from from the mill at Fifth Street and Railroad Avenue, now Highway 395. — Map (db m23898) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Minden — Minden Dry Goods
First opened in 1910 by Chris Christoffersen. This was the first store in Minden of its type, selling dry goods, clothing, shoes, and cameras. Later, the store was operated by Lin Blondin and Ken Watson. In time, it became known as Town and Country . . . — Map (db m23578) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Minden — The Heidlberg
Built in 1910, few buildings in Minden have experienced a more diverse life. Its many uses include a saloon/bar, card parlor, soda fountain, grocery store, and several restaurants. — Map (db m23361) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Minden — The History of Sunset Park
The members of the Minden Town Board selected this site, on the Minden-Gardnerville boundary and adjacent to the telephone company offices, as a particularly appropriate location for what they have named "Sunset Park". In the early 1900's, . . . — Map (db m55510) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Stateline — Sky Harbor Airport and CasinoLanding on a Wing & a Prayer
During the late 1940s, this land was used by Sky Harbor Airport and Casino, which flew its wealthy patrons in from San Francisco to spend money in the local casinos. The airport consisted of a dirt landing strip, but with the snow-crested Crystal . . . — Map (db m91859) HM
Nevada (Humboldt County), Winnemucca — Humboldt Canal
Built 1862-1869 Veered to West Fifth Street — Map (db m98176) HM
Nevada (Lyon County), Dayton — Chief Truckee
The legendary Paiute Leader; friend and guide to pioneers; breveted a "Captain" by John C. Fremont; gave his name to a valley, river and town; died near here in 1860. Dedicated July 20, 1974 By E Clampus Vitus              Julia C. Bulette . . . — Map (db m30865) HM
New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury World War I Memorial
In Honor of the Three Hundred and Ten Men of Westbury who served in the World War 1917 - 1919 and to perpetuate the memory of the following men who gave their lives to their country John Peter Adnet Hector Glenn . . . — Map (db m99527) WM
New York (New York County), New York City — Pirates of Penzance Composition Site
On this site Sir Arthur Sullivan composed "The Pirates of Penzance" during 1879 — Map (db m98974) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Ada Louise HuxtableMarch 14, 1921 – January 7, 2013 — 969 Park Avenue, Manhattan
A pioneering critic who made architecture part of the public discourse, Ada Louise Huxtable was the first full-time architect critic on any American newspaper when named to that position at The NewYork Times in 1963. In 1970, she was awarded the . . . — Map (db m98593) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Association Residence for Respectable Aged Indigent Females
Designed by Richard Morris Hunt in the Victorian Gothic style, the former Association Residence for Respectable Aged Indigent Females was constructed between 1881 and 1883. Few structures by this important American architect survive in New York . . . — Map (db m98476) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Carl Schurz MonumentMorningside Park
Carl Schurz (1829-1906) was born in Liblar, Prussia (near what is now Cologne, Germany). In 1848, while a doctoral candidate at the University of Bonn, he joined the democratic revolt opposing the autocratic German government. After participating in . . . — Map (db m98463) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Cecil B. DeMille1881 - 1959
The director and producer of silent and sound epic films lived here from 1906 to 1913. He directed the first Hollywood feature motion picture, The Squaw Man (1913). Known for his multimillion-dollar spectacles, he produced 70 films including . . . — Map (db m98483) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Charles Evans Hughes1862 - 1948
The lawyer and former New York governor lived here from 1917 to 1921, after losing the 1916 presidential elections to Woodrow Wilson. Hughes served as U.S. Secretary of State during the Harding Administration (1921-23) and the Coolidge . . . — Map (db m98645) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Columbia University Midshipmen's Training
To Columbia University In appreciation of its generous assistance and unceasing cooperation in the training of 23,000 officers who went from the U.S. Naval Reserve Midshipmen's School New York to active duty in World War II . . . — Map (db m98510) HM WM
New York (New York County), New York City — Gay Liberation Monument
This sculpture by George Segal (1924–2000) honors the gay rights movement and commemorates the uprising which took place at the Stonewall Inn opposite this park in Sheridan Square in 1969. The Stonewall Inn at 51-53 Christopher Street was . . . — Map (db m98727) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — General Philip Henry Sheridan
This expressive bronze portrait of General Philip Henry Sheridan (1831-1888), created by Joseph Pollia (1893-1954), was unveiled in Christopher Park in 1936. The sculpture honors the distinguished Civil War cavalry commander for whom the surrounding . . . — Map (db m98720) HM WM
New York (New York County), New York City — George Herman "Babe" Ruth1895 - 1948
"The Sultan of Swat" led the New York Yankees to seven pennants between 1920 and 1934. Ruth hit 714 career home runs, a record until 1974. He lived here for several years, beginning in 1929, and then moved to 173 Riverside Drive. — Map (db m98467) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Hamilton FountainRiverside Park
This ornate, baroque-styled marble fountain is named for Robert Ray Hamilton (1851-1890) a prominent businessman, land owner and politician who bequeathed $9,000 to the City for its creation and installation. It is one of the finest and last . . . — Map (db m98458) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Ignacy Jan Paderewski(1860-1941)
The Buckingham was the last residence of Ignacy Jan Paderewski, first Prime Minister of Poland, great pianist, composer and friend of six U.S. presidents, whose efforts restored the independence of Poland at the end of World War I. Paderewski . . . — Map (db m24231) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Lincoln KirsteinMay 4, 1907 – January 5, 1996 — 128 East 19 Street, Manhattan
Lincoln Kirstein is widely recognized as one of the founders of the American ballet tradition. With George Balanchine, he created the School of American Ballet in 1934, and served as its President until 1989. Beginning in 1935, he attempted to . . . — Map (db m98577) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Robert Henri
Celebrated Painter and teacher, Robert Henri lived, painted and taught here from 1909 until 1929. — Map (db m98874) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Stonewall Inn
53 Christopher Street at Stonewall Place Site of the Stonewall Riots June 27-29, 1969 Birth Of The Modern Lesbian & Gay Rights Liberation — Map (db m98751) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — The Cast Iron Building
Opened in 1868 as McCreery's Dry Goods Store, the Cast Iron Building is one of the finest examples of cast-iron artistry in New York City. Noted architect John Kellum designed the building and the leading firm of J.B. and W.W. Cornell manufactured . . . — Map (db m98877) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — The Gabarron FoundationFormerly the George S. Bowdoin Stable — 149 East 38th Street
Designed by Ralph S. Townsend in the Dutch Revival Style, this Stable was erected in 1902. George S. Bowdoin, a partner in the banking firm of J.P. Morgan and Company, bought the building in 1907 to serve as the private stable for his nearby . . . — Map (db m90053) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — Babylon Railroad Company Trolley RouteHistoric Site
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New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — Conklin House
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New York (Suffolk County), Lindenhurst — Lindenhurst Memorial Village Hall Korean and Vietnam War Veterans Memorial
Lindenhurst Memorial Village Hall
Rededicated on Memorial Day, 1983 in honor of all veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces, and especially those Lindenhurst residents, who gave their lives in Korea and Vietnam: Korea Adam J. Muller . . . — Map (db m99530) WM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Greek Revival Architecture Example
Built in the 1820's as a residence, this example of Greek Revival Architecture is a contributing element to the West Fourth Street National Register Historic District. The building also housed several businesses, including a homeopathic pharmacy, an . . . — Map (db m98106) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Glendale — First Children's International Summer Village
Site of first Children's International Summer Village June 3-30, 1951 Doris Twitchell Allen, Founder Erastus S. Allen — Map (db m98163) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Jacksonville — Methodist Episcopal ChurchJacksonville, Oregon
Dedicated the first Sunday in January, 1855 First church built in Rogue River Valley Tablet placed by Crater Lake Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1932 — Map (db m91766) HM
Oregon (Josephine County), Grants Pass — The First Brick Building in Grants Pass
Erected by Charles A. Wing in 1949, upon the site of the first brick building in Grants Pass, which was constructed by John W. Howard in 1886. — Map (db m91926) HM
Oregon (Klamath County), Fort Klamath — Fort Klamath Military Cemetery Memorial
Fort Klamath These 58 soldiers and associates were buried in this cemetery, including 22 casualties of the Modoc War. In 1890, after the fort was abandoned, the remains were exhumed and laid to rest at the Presidio in San Francisco. Pvt. . . . — Map (db m91782) HM WM
Oregon (Lane County), Cottage Grove — The Centennial Bridge
The Centennial Bridge was built in 1987 to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cottage Grove. It was built by volunteers with recycled timbers from the Brumbaugh and Meadows bridges, and paid for with donations. Its Howe truss spans 84' and rests on . . . — Map (db m99285) HM
Oregon (Lane County), Eugene — The Collier House
Built in 1886 by George Haskell Collier Professor of Physics University of Oregon from 1879 to 1895 — Map (db m99228) HM
Oregon (Lane County), Pleasant Hill — Elijah BristowApril 28, 1788 - September 19, 1872
In 1845 Elijah Bristow and his wife (Susannah Gabbart Bristow) left their home in Illinois and traveled overland to California. They came to Oregon in the spring of 1846, following the Hudson's Bay trappers' route to the northern Willamette Valley. . . . — Map (db m99220) HM
Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Mechanicsburg — Frankenberger Tavern1801
In 1801, George Frankenberger applied for a tavern license, stating a need for lodging on this "deserted" section of the Great Road between Harrisburg and Carlisle. This simple log structure served many drovers moving livestock. For modest fees, a . . . — Map (db m98929) HM
Washington (King County), Seattle — Colman BuildingSeattle Landmark
Only the base of this building, designed by the well-known firm of Bebb and Gould, in 1915 was designated. In 1982 the Bumgardner Partnership saved the facade and merged it into the new tower for the Cornerstone Development Corporation. — Map (db m99636) HM
Washington (King County), Seattle — Speakeasy Café
Just like that - it was gone. An electrical fire gutted the building at Second Avenue and Bell Street on May 18, 2001, putting an end to a storied Belltown place. Constructed in 1925 as the Seattle Taxicab Company headquarters and garage, the . . . — Map (db m99653) HM

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