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Freeport Railroad Marker - Wide Shot image, Touch for more information
By Andrew Ruppenstein, June 15, 2008
Freeport Railroad Marker - Wide Shot
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Franz Schubert
In diesem Haus des einstigen k.k. Stadtkonviktes besuchte Franz Schubert von 1808 - 1813 das akademische Gymnasium als Pensionär & Hofsängerknabe Gestiftet v. Wiener Männer Gesang Verein . . . — Map (db m105110) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Moritz Perles
In diesem Haus befand sich bis März 1938 die Verlagsbuchhandlung Moritz Perles Im Gedenken an alle jüdischen Buchhändler und Verleger Wiens, deren Leben und Existenz nach dem "Anschluss" Österreichs vernichtet wurde, . . . — Map (db m108562) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Mozart Lived Here
In diesem Haus wohnte MOZART im Jahre 1781 und componierte hier seine "Entführung aus dem Serail". [English translation:] In 1781 Mozart lived in this house and composed his The Abduction from . . . — Map (db m104867) HM
Austria, Wien (Innenstadt), Vienna — Türkenkugel / The Turkish Ball
Aus dem Jahr 1683 - später eingemauert und vergoldet - gab der einst hier befindlichen Gastwirtschaft und dem Haus den Namen. [English translation:] From the year 1683 - later gilded and mounted to . . . — Map (db m108594) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), North Vancouver — Pacific Great Eastern Railway StationProtected Heritage Building - 1913
The Pacific Great Eastern Railway Station was built to service a rail link between North Vancouver westward along Howe Sound to the interior of the province. The foot of Lonsdale became a busy transportation hub in the early days of the community as . . . — Map (db m31979) 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 — Ram Mk II
Crew 5, Wt 30 tonnes, Speed 40 km/hr, armament - 57 mm main gun, 2 x 30 cal mg, in service 1941-1945. The Ram tank was designed and built in Canada as part of Canada's contribution to the allied war effort in WW II. A total of 1949 Ram tanks . . . — Map (db m54263) HM
British Columbia (Greater Vancouver Regional District), Vancouver — St. Regis HotelCity of Vancouver Heritage Building — Architect: W.T. Whiteway
Of the turn-of-the century hotels built in the downtown area before World War I, this is the last one that has survived as a hotel. Noted architect W.T. Whiteway designed it in 1913. He was the architect of the Sun Tower, the original 1903 Woodard's . . . — Map (db m41988) HM
Ontario (Niagara Region), Niagara Falls — Louis Hennepin 1626 - c. 1705
{The west/city marker side, in English:} Born and educated in Belgium, Hennepin was ordained a Recollet (Franciscan) friar in France. He was an adventurer at heart and undertook priestly duties in several European countries before being . . . — Map (db m35487) HM
Ontario (Toronto County), Toronto — Charles William Jefferys1869 - 1951
{Marker Text in English:} Writer, artist, and illustrator of historical novels and textbooks, Charles Jefferys emigrated to Canada from England in 1879. After studying at the Toronto Art Students League, he joined the New York . . . — Map (db m37092) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Here Albert Einstein Played the Violin
{Marker text in Czech:} V tomto domĕ „U Jedworožce,“ v salonu Berty Fantové, v letech 1911 až 1912 hrával na housle a setnával se zde s přǎteli, spisovateli Maxem Brodem a Franzem Kafkou, Profesor Teureticke Fyziky na . . . — Map (db m37595) HM
Czech Republic, Hlavní město Praha, Prague — Josef Charvát
In Czech: V tomto domě žil a zemřel Profesor MuDr. Josef Charvát 1897-1984 Zakladatel České Endocrinologie Translated, the marker reads: In this house lived and died Professor Dr. Josef Charvát . . . — Map (db m22552) 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 (Ostalbkreis), Schwäbisch Gmünd — 36 — Fünfknopfturm / Five-points Tower
Der Fünfknopfturm war in der zweiten Hälfte des 19. Jahrhunderts ein ungemein beliebtes Motiv, sodass er auch als Hintergrund bei vielen Ansichten erscheint. Der Fünfknopfturm markiert die west-liche Stadtmauer vor dem Waldstetter Bach, . . . — Map (db m108086) HM
Germany, Bavaria, Bamberg — The Old Main WatchEhem. Hauptwache
[Marker text in German:] 1774 unter Fürstbischof Adam Friedrich von Seinsheim nach Plänen von J.E. Roppelt erbaut militärische Embleme von Johann Bernhard Kamm Repräsentationsgebäude der fürstbischöfliche Infantrie . . . — Map (db m58812) 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, Schweinfurt — Schweinfurt Romany Memorial
[The writing on the memorial is presented ribbon-style, with each of the memorial's four sides providing part of the text.] Zum Gedenken an die Schweinfurter Sinti und Roma die dem Nationalsozialistischen Völkermord in Auschwitz . . . — Map (db m100089) WM
Germany, Bavaria (Kreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — Altes Rathaus / The Old City Hall
1461 schenkte Michael von Schwarzenberg der Stadt ein Haus am Markt, das 1475 zu einem Rathaus umgebaut wurde. 1585 erfolgte der südliche Anbau (Küchenbau). 1732 wurde das Gebäude barockisiert. Die Stadtverwaltung zog 1979 aus, heute . . . — Map (db m105881) 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 — Prison TowerWeißer Turm
Der Auslug und Gefängnisturm (Weiße = Strafe) wurde um 1350 an der Ostseite der Stadtmauer errichtet und um 1550 um das vorkragende Obergeschoss erhöht. In 1803 wird das rund 20 Meter hohe Bauwerk letztmals als Kerker benutzt. Geschichte für . . . — Map (db m77793) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Dettelbach — Dettelbach City HallDettelbach Rathaus
Erbaut nach der Stadterhebung 1484, vollendet 1512. Spätgotischer Bau auf zwei sich kreuzenden Gewölben. Doppelzügige Treppe m. Verkündhalle und Erkerchörlein. Marker text translated into English: Construction started . . . — Map (db m77835) 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 — Iphofen City HallRathaus Iphofens
[Marker text in German:] Rathaus 1716-1718 erbaut von dem Würzburger Hofbaumeister Josef Greising. Unter der doppelläufigen Freitreppe Eingang zum Rathauskeller und zwei vergitterte Schandhäuschen anstelle eines Prangers. Über dem . . . — Map (db m57924) 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), Mainstockheim — Mainstockheim SynagogueMainstockheim Synagoge
Text in German:: Dieses Gebäude, erbaut 1836, diente der jüdischen Kultusgemeinde als Synagoge. Die Gemeinde gedenkt ihrer ehemaligen jüdischen Mitbürger. Zur Erinnerung und Mahnung! English translation: This building, . . . — Map (db m77436) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Kitzingen), Volkach — Und Davor ein Kapellchen und Almosenstock / And for that a Chapel and Begging Stick
Soziale Fürsorge im Siechenhaus So dürfte das Volkacher Siechenhaus ausgesehen haben: isoliert weit außerhalb der Stadt stand das ärmliche Gebäude. Eine Kapelle, ein Brunnen und ein eigener Hof ermöglichte den Bewohnern ein weitgehend . . . — Map (db m100533) HM
Germany, Bavaria (Landkreis Schweinfurt), Gerolzhofen — The Beadle’s TowerBettelturm
[Marker text in German:] Hier stand der innere Torturm der südlichen Doppeltor-Anlage, im Volksmund Bettelturm genannt(Büttel = Gerechtsknecht). Erstmals 1340 erwähnt, wurde der Turm schon im 1756 wegen Steinfraß und morschem Fundament . . . — Map (db m57956) HM
Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — Hotel Schwan
An diesem Ort stand bis zur Zerstörung 1944 das Hotel Schwan, in dem am 10.mai 1871 nach dem Deutsch-Französischen Krieg der "Frankfurter Frieden" von Otto von Bismarck und Jules Favre unterzeichnet wurde. [English . . . — Map (db m100257) HM
Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — Joachim von Sandrart (1606 - 1688)
Verfasser der ersten deutschen Kunstgeschichte Teutsche Academie der Bau-‚ Bild- und Mahlerey-Künste und einer der bedeutendsten deutschen Maler seiner Zeit kam im „Haus zum Schwalbächer“ in der Neuen Kräme . . . — Map (db m100308) HM
Germany, Hessen (Frankfurt), Frankfurt am Main — Staufermauer
Teilstück des romanischen Befestigungrings um die Altstadt Section of the Romanesque ring of fortifications around the Old Town 1180 Erbaut um Built about Einst mit hölzernem Wehrgang auf Entlastungsbögen Formerly with wooden . . . — Map (db m100266) HM
Iceland, Capital Region Höfuðborgarsvæði, Reykjavik — Málfríður EinarsdóttirReykjavik Bókmenntaborg UNESCO City of Literature
Málfríður Einarsdóttir rithöfundur (1899-1983) bjó lengi hér á efstu hæð pósthússins þar sem maður hennar Guðjón Eiriksson var húsvörður. Fyrsta bók Málfríðar, Samastaður í tilverunni, kom út þegar hún var áttræðisaldri. Hún var þó . . . — Map (db m105422) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Chet Baker
Trumpet player and singer Chet Baker died here on May 13, 1988 He will live on in his music for anyone willing to listen and feel. — Map (db m105120) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Hugo de Vries
Hier woonde en wirkte Hugo de Vries 1884 - 1916 [English translation:] Here lived and worked Hugo de Vries, 1884-1916. — Map (db m105658) HM
Netherlands, North Holland, Amsterdam — Organized Resistance - the Free Groups of Amsterdam
In dit pand werd in september 1944 de Vrije Groepen Amsterdam (VGA) opgericht; een federatie van verzetsgroepen die zich tijdens de oorlog toelegde op de Joodse onderduik.

Lange tijd is onopgemerkt gebleven dat van de verzetsmensen . . . — Map (db m108603) HM

Netherlands, North Holland, Haarlem — Simon Philip de Vries
Hier woonde Simon Philip de Vries 1892 - 1940 Rabbijn van de joodse gemeente Haarlem, gestorven in Bergen Belsen 1944 Psalm 23:4 [English translation:] Here lived Simon Philip de Vries, 1892-1940, . . . — Map (db m105388) HM WM
Netherlands, Utrecht — Universiteit Utrecht / Utrecht University
De Universiteit Utrecht Dit Academiegebouw werd ln 1896 door de stad Utrecht aan de universiteit geschonken. Het is nog altijd haar ceremoniële hart, waar de grote academische plechtigheden plaats vinden. In de medaillons onder . . . — Map (db m100616) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — 1052 — "Lejonet" / "The Lion"
Vid 1625 års brand skadades på denna tomt flera medeltida hus av vilka ett sedan 1605 inrymde värdshuset "Lejonet". 1636 uppförde assessor Nils Nilsson Stiernflycht detta hus under ledning av murmästaren Hans Ferster. Nuvarande exteriör . . . — Map (db m106892) HM
Sweden, Södermanland Province (Stockholm County), Stockholm — Riksbron
Först i samband med uppförandet av riksdagshuset och riksbanken kom den länge diskuterade bron till stånd. 1907 byggdes en gångbro av stål med fackverksbalkar, av folkhumorn döpt till "Råttfällan". Dagens smäckra betongbro från 1931 . . . — Map (db m105627) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Berkeley Y.M.C.A.City of Berkeley Landmark - designated in 1990 — Benjamin G. McDougall, Architect - 1910
Originating among working class Englishmen in 1844, the Young Men's Christian Association was brought to North America in 1851 to promote a "full and balanced life" through religious devotion and athletic activity. Berkeley's charter organization . . . — Map (db m50295) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Historic McGee-Spaulding DistrictBerkeley History
The District was part of the land granted by the king of Spain in 1820 to the Luis Peralta Family. The land was later purchased from Jose Domingo Peralta by four San Francisco businessmen. In 1855, James McGee (1814-1899), a newly arrived Irish . . . — Map (db m29071) HM
California (Alameda County), Berkeley — Northbrae Public ImprovementsJohn Galen Howard, Architect; R.A. Mansell, Landscape Architect 1907 — City of Berkeley Landmark - designated in 1992
Berkeley's Northbrae residential subdivision was opened in 1907 by the Mason-McDuffie Company, John Galen Howard - then Supervising Architect of the University of California - designed the Circle and the stairways, benches, and stone pillars used as . . . — Map (db m36674) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — Carnegie LibraryBuilt 1911
Livermore Public City Library 1911 to 1966 City of Livermore Historic Preservation Landmark Site Dedicated July 1996 Operated by Livermore Area Recreation and Park District Nearby Rededication Plaque reads: Andrew J. . . . — Map (db m17754) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — D. F. Bernal BuildingBuilt Circa 1910
Constructed with bricks salvaged from the Livermore Brewery, built 1874, destroyed by fire 1908 City of Livermore Historic Preservation Landmark Site Dedicated July 1996 — Map (db m17870) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — Livermore Flagpole
A flagpole has anchored this site since 1905. On July 4, 2005, the citizens of this community dedicated a new flagpole. Sixty feet of the original flagpole stand in nearby Carnegie Park. Both symbolize the strength of our nation and its people. . . . — Map (db m17872) HM
California (Alameda County), Livermore — Veteran's Memorial BuildingBuilt 1931
Donated to Alameda County by Livermore Post, American Legion City of Livermore Historic Preservation Heritage Site Dedicated July 1996 Operated by Livermore Area Recreation and Park District — Map (db m17768) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 442nd Regimental Combat Team Memorial
Dedicated on August 7, 1992, by E Company Veterans of the 442nd Regimental Combat Team, the most decorated United States Army Unit of World War II. The all volunteer 442nd Combat Team was composed of Americans of Japanese ancestry, from the . . . — Map (db m64182) HM WM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — Chabot ObservatoryFounded 1883
This marker, dedicated June 21, 2008, celebrates Chabot Space & Science Center's 125 years of inspiring Bay Area star gazers and curious minds of all ages. From 1883-1915, an observatory on this site housed Chabot's first telescope, "Leah," an . . . — Map (db m18875) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — El Camino Rancho San Antonio
About 1820, along this route ran the earliest known road from Mission San Jose over Rancho San Antonio to the ranchos north. Erected by Oakland Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1939 — Map (db m54112) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — In Memory of Col. John Coffee Hays1-28-1817 • 4-21-1883
Born near Little Cedar Lick, Wilson County, Tennessee. Lived in Mississippi, where he learned surveying. Joined Republic of Texas Army in May, 1836, and served 3 years in ranger/spy companies. Gained fame as an Indian fighter while surveyor for . . . — Map (db m55204) HM
California (Alameda County), Oakland — 676 — Site of Saint Mary's College
Site of St. Mary's College "The Old Brickpile" 1889-1928 — Map (db m100555) 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 (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), Murphys — Jones Apothecary – Cheap Cash Store
After a fire in 1859, pioneer Doctor Jones rebuilt this structure to withstand future disasters. It served as his office, and is constructed of limestone, brick, 30 inch windowless walls and iron shuttered doors. In 1867, it was sold to John Hauselt . . . — Map (db m16049) HM
California (Calaveras County), Murphys — St. Patrick's Catholic Church
Originally located near Dr. Jones apothecary and destroyed by fire, during which chalice and other sacred appurtenances were carried to safety by “Auntie” Moran in her voluminous apron. Present edifice financed by gold dust collected by . . . — Map (db m16042) HM
California (Calaveras County), Murphys — The Heinsdorff Bakery
In 1862, tinsmith Louis Robinson constructed this brick and stone building to replace his original frame store which was destroyed in the fire of August 20, 1859. In 1869 it became a bakery and store, a use it was to have over the next 40 years. The . . . — Map (db m16016) HM
California (Calaveras County), San Andreas — First Restaurant in Town
On this site, Joseph Zwinge built the first restaurant - tent - in 1853 known as the American Restaurant. After losing his buildings to three fires, Zwinge erected a permanent stone structure in 1855, in 1857 a brick extension was added to enlarge . . . — Map (db m16040) HM
California (Calaveras County), West Point — HOSTAGE: A most painful experience of human suffering444 Days - "Free at Last"
All Americans have a partnership in the "ROCK" at West Point, California. ...It's purpose is to demonstrate the solidarity of the American people in their heartfelt concern and compassion for the 53 fellow Americans taken from the U.S. Embassy . . . — Map (db m91729) HM WM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 9 — Carnegie Library
Erected 1906 Colusa Heritage Marker 9 Dedicated October 6, 1981 — Map (db m16761) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 2 — I.O.O.F. Building
I.O.O.F. Building Erected 1892 Colusa Heritage Marker 2 May 6, 1977 — Map (db m27648) HM
California (Colusa County), Colusa — 1 — Judge H. M. Albery House
Judge H. M. Albery House Erected 1874 Colusa Heritage Marker 1 Dedicated May 6, 1977 — Map (db m26238) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Clayton — Black Diamond Way
In 1892 Contra Costa County named Black Diamond Way, and maintained it as a road until 1982. (Locally it was also known as "Nortonville Road".) Black Diamond Way became part of Black Diamond Mt. Diablo Regional Trail in 1985. Black Diamond . . . — Map (db m27431) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Clayton — The Clayton Post Office
The Clayton Post Office, established on October 4, 1861, is one of the oldest post offices in continuous operation in California. Ensuring its continuation in Clayton was one reason for incorporating the city in 1964. During the past 140 . . . — Map (db m24534) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Lafayette — Lafayette Town Hall
Community spirit led to construction of this hall by the Lafayette Improvement Club. Land was donated by Frank and Rose Ghiglione with funds and labor provided by the townspeople. A grand opening ball and midnight supper were held on May 1, 1914. . . . — Map (db m49861) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — 225 Buckley StreetOld Town Martinez — Home of Historic Interest
. . . — Map (db m91709) 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 — Birthplace of The Martini
On this site in 1874, Julio Richelieu, bartender, served up the first martini when a miner came into his saloon with a fistful of nuggets and asked for something special. He was served a "Martinez Special." After three or four drinks, however, the . . . — Map (db m57975) 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 — Dr. John Marsh
. . . — Map (db m40614) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — XIII — Hook Building1926
Built to replace building destroyed by fire in 1925 Originally built in 1854 by pioneer & prominent landowner William Hook 1802-1885 Occupied by the James Hotel - James Bulger, proprietor Until closed in 1979 Historic Marker . . . — Map (db m40601) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — Martinez Public Library
1883-1896 Martinez Free Reading Room and Library Housed in building owned by Dr. John Strentzel 620 Main Street 1896-1941 Main & Estudillo Land donated by Mrs. John Strentzel and Louie Strentzel Muir Building built at the cost of . . . — Map (db m53872) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Martinez — V — Rankin Building
Built in 1905 by Mrs. James Rankin after fire destroyed two city blocks Palm Garden Grill W.C. Reed - Confectioner & Stationer E. Pasch - Haberdasher A.B. Wilson - Jeweler & Optician Historic Marker No. V Martinez Historical . . . — Map (db m27647) HM
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 (Contra Costa County), Martinez — The Schooner Forester
In front of you lay the hull remains of the schooner Forester. The schooner, launched in Alameda in 1900, would take cargoes of lumber from northern forests of Oregon and Washington to points in the Pacific including China, India, and Australia. The . . . — Map (db m91668) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Orinda — Bryant Station Site
Bryant Station was the terminus of the California and Nevada Railroad, a narrow-gauge steam line which transported local harvests to the Emeryville docks. The railroad, formed in 1881, was originally planned to run passengers and freight to the . . . — Map (db m24647) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Orinda — Tres Ranchos Del SurBoundary Marker and Monument — Historic Landmark - The City of Orinda
Ordinance Number 03-07 October 7, 2003 The junction of three Mexican land grants - Rancho Acalanes, Rancho El Sobrante and Rancho Laguna de los Palos Colorados - is located approximately 500 feet uphill from the end of Hillcrest Drive. . . . — Map (db m91848) HM
California (Contra Costa County), Walnut Creek — 103 — Liberty Bell ReplicaLiberty Bell Plaza 1976
During the U.S. Bicentennial, President Gerald R. Ford dedicated a replica of the Liberty Bell as a war memorial. The bell was donated by the local Soroptimist International chapter. Liberty Bell Plaza covers the confluence of the two creeks that . . . — Map (db m91565) HM WM
California (El Dorado County), Diamond Springs — 487 — Diamond Springs
This town, settled in 1848, derived its name from its crystal clear springs. Among the richest in this vicinity its diggings produced a 25 pound nugget, one of the largest in El Dorado County. Its most thriving period was in 1851. Later it became a . . . — Map (db m10936) HM
California (Glenn County), Bayliss — Bayliss Library
This historic Carnegie Library was built to serve the small, rural population of the surrounding area. It was dedicated on July 14, 1917, and has been in continuous use as a free public library since that date. The Willows Chapter . . . — Map (db m91797) 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 — 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), Eureka — Weaver BuildingStick-Eastlake Architecture - 1892 — Eureka Historic Landmark
Two cantilevered square bays; saloon downstairs; brothel upstairs; later Bluebird Cabaret with dime a dance. This program made possible through a partnership with property owner Diane Barmore, Eureka Main Street, and the Eureka Heritage . . . — Map (db m61222) HM
California (Humboldt County), Ferndale — The First California Central Creamery
This site, originally R.A. Simpson's Ferndale Mechanical Shop, and shared by A. Monroe Cider and Vinegar Company, was chosen in 1904 by Aage Jensen as the founding location of the Central Creamery with first production of butter in September, . . . — Map (db m65235) HM
California (Kern County), McKittrick — 498 — McKittrick Brea PitCalifornia Historical Landmark
Located one-eigth mile west of here is ancient asphaltum seepage in which hundreds of Pleistocene (15,000 - 50,000 years ago) birds and animals were trapped. Site first explored in 1925 by the University of California, with excavation completed in . . . — Map (db m42707) 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 (Marin County), Larkspur — 917 — Green Brae Brick Kiln
The Remillard Brick Company, of which the Green Brae Brick Kiln is the only surviving structure, was by 1900 the largest brickmaking firm on the Pacific Coast. The kiln is one of the few remaining examples of the Hoffman type kiln in the U.S. and is . . . — Map (db m63983) HM
California (Mendocino County), Laytonville — Stable / The Laytonville Baptist Church
Left panel: The Pinches Stable was located here during the late eighteen-hundreds. During that time horses were the key element for travel and people passing through town boarded them here. Right panel: Laytonville's . . . — Map (db m91801) HM
California (Merced County), Winton — The Montpelier-Oakdale Railroad1890 to 1942
This important Southern Pacific Route was called by many names, also including, "The Stockton-Tulare Railroad", "The Oakdale Line", "The Oakdale-Montpelier Railroad", and "The Eastside Route". There were North and South bound trains daily. . . . — Map (db m91847) 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), Bridgeport — First Bridgeport Courthouse
Located near this site was the first courthouse in the town of Bridgeport. Previously, the county courthouse was in Aurora (the county seat established in 1861) However, a state boundary survey completed in 1863 determined that town was actually in . . . — Map (db m8545) HM
California (Mono County), Lee Vining — 792 — Dog Town1857
[Main Marker]: Site of the first major gold rush to California’s eastern slope of the Sierra Nevada, Dog Town derived its name from a popular miners’ term for camps with huts or hovels. Ruins, lying close to the cliff bordering Dog Town . . . — Map (db m11586) HM
California (Monterey County), Monterey — Old Monterey Jail
Built in 1854 when Monterey was the county seat. The building was used as the city jail until 1956. — Map (db m40185) HM
California (Monterey County), Salinas — Eugene Sherwood1828 - 1912
Born in London, England, graduate of Eton College, Captain in British Army and a London barrister. Arrived in San Francisco in 1856 as representative of a land purchasing group. Donated land in Salinas for railroad, churches, schools, streets, . . . — Map (db m27098) HM
California (Napa County), Calistoga — The White Church
Site of The White Church First church built in Napa County by pioneers in 1853 Marked by Federated Womens Clubs June 11, 1939 — Map (db m40850) HM
California (Napa County), Napa — Johnson-Doran Buildingest. 1913
"Sewing Machine Johnson" - built this carriage house with the expectation that his sewing machine, horse drawn buggy & bicycle business would soon be relocated and transformed into a luxury automobile showroom and repair shop. In 1914 James H. . . . — Map (db m91391) HM
California (Napa County), Pope Valley — 939 — Litto’s Hubcap Ranch
This is one of California's exceptional Twentieth Century folk art environments. Over a period of 30 years, Emanuele 'Litto' Damonte (1892-1985), with the help of his neighbors, collected more than 2,000 hubcaps. All around Hubcap Ranch are . . . — Map (db m41663) HM
California (Napa County), Pope Valley — Pope Valley Garage
At the crossroads of Howell Mountain and Pope Valley Roads, the Pope Valley Garage came into existence in 1915 to provide repairs for farm equipment, cars, trucks, tractors and towing as Pope Valley began to grow. In 1927 the Pope Valley Garage was . . . — Map (db m57622) 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 — Eagles Hall
Built in 1912, various businesses have occupied this building over the years, including Placer Savings, the Rainbow Club, Schmidt's Delicatessen and Dutra Liquors. Known as Gordon Hall, the upstairs became a popular gathering place used by . . . — Map (db m91386) HM
California (Placer County), Sheridan — Union Shed
Settled in 1855 by E.C. Rodgers. In 1857 the "shed", a one story house 24' x 80' and an enclosed shed building 40' x 40' x 20' were built. With these buildings, corral and stable facilities, Union Shed became a wagon and freight trails crossroads . . . — Map (db m17146) HM
California (Sacramento County), Freeport — Freeport Railroad1863-1865
In 1863 a ten mile long short line was built from Brighton Station on the Sacramento Valley RR to this here spot. It was called “Freeport” because it avoided the high charges for landing freight and passengers at the Sacramento City . . . — Map (db m8869) 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 — Sacramento Engine Company No. 3Organized March 27, 1851
This original building built in 1853, housed Sacramento Engine Company No. 3. In 1921 the building was abandoned as a firehouse. It was restored to its present state in 1960, as an historical landmark. — Map (db m17004) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Cadillac HotelUptown Tenderloin Historic District — c. 1907
Designed by Frederick H. Mayer in 1907. First structure built in the Uptown Tenderloin after San Francisco's 1906 earthquake and fire. San Francisco Landmark No. 176. Boxer Muhammed Ali (known as Cassius Clay at the time) trained in the Hotel's . . . — Map (db m63863) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Former Film ExchangeUptown Tenderloin Historic District
144 Leavenworth Street c. 1922 Former Film Exchange Originally owned by legendary San Francisco real estate developer Louis R. Lurie. This building is listed in The National Register of Historic Places Uptown Tenderloin . . . — Map (db m63655) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — In Memory of Howard Sperry and Nick Bordoise
In memory of Howard Sperry and Nick Bordoise, who gave their lives on Bloody Thursday, July 5, 1934, so that all working people might enjoy a greater measure of dignity and security. Sperry and Bordoise were fatally shot by San Francisco police . . . — Map (db m26162) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 937 — Liberty Bell Slot Machine
Charles August Fey began inventing and manufacturing slot machines in 1894. Fey pioneered many innovations of coin operated gaming devices in his San Francisco workshop at 406 Market Street, including the original three-reel bell slot machine in . . . — Map (db m29118) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 1010 — Original Site of Third Baptist ChurchThe First African American Baptist Church West of the Rocky Mountains
In August 1852, Abraham Brown, Thomas Bundy, Thomas Davenport, Willie Denton, Harry Fields, George Lewis, Fielding Spotts, and Eliza and William Davis organized the church in the Davis home. The congregation purchased the old First Baptist Church . . . — Map (db m52644) 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 — 810 — Site of Old St. Mary’sCornerstone 1853 - Dedicated 1854
The first building erected as a cathedral in California, Old Saint Mary’s served the archdiocese of San Francisco in that capacity from 1854 to 1891. Once the City’s most prominent building, much of its stone work was quarried and cut in China and . . . — Map (db m9176) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 650 — Site of What Cheer House
This is the site of the famous What Cheer House, a unique hotel opened in 1852 by R. B. Woodward and destroyed by the fire of 1906. The What Cheer House catered to men only, permitted no liquor on the premises, and housed San Francisco's first free . . . — Map (db m33319) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — Sylvester(1947-1988) — Rainbow Honor Walk
Multi-gold singer and songwriter known as the “Queen of Disco” and “a visionary of queerness, race and music” — Map (db m98043) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Banking Firm of Pioche et Bayerque
On this site in the mid-1850's Francois L.A. Pioche built an office building which housed the banking firm of Pioche et Bayerque, one of the most important financial institutions in the West during the two decades after the Gold Rush. The financing . . . — Map (db m40508) 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 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 Garcia and Maggini WarehouseSan Francisco Landmark No. 229
At this location, on July 3, 1934, a dramatic clash occured, one that eventually touched the nation. Longshoremen, sailors, teamsters, and other waterfront workers had closed down Pacific coast shipping since May, in what came to be known as "The . . . — Map (db m21179) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The Oriental WarehouseSan Francisco Historical Landmark
Built in 1867, the Oriental Warehouse is all that remains in San Francisco of the Pacific Mail Steamship Co., a firm that was the first to establish regular mail, passenger and trade service between the U.S. and the Orient. The building played a . . . — Map (db m20997) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — The South End Rowing ClubSince 1873 - San Francisco
The South End Rowing Club was founded on San Francisco Bay in 1873 by a group of rowing enthusiasts who gathered at Jimmy Farrell's Saloon at the southern end of the City near 3rd and Berry Streets. The Club became a dominant power in the Pacific . . . — Map (db m61359) HM
California (San Francisco City and County), San Francisco — 696 — Western Headquarters of Russell, Majors, and Waddell
This was the site of the western business headquarters of Russell, Majors, and Waddell -- founders, owners, and operators of the Pony Express, 1860-1861. The firm's main office was in Leavenworth, Kansas. W.W. Finney was the western representative . . . — Map (db m33775) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Lodi — Hotel Lodi
Grand opening, May 1, 1915 James Whitaker, owner of first Lodi Hotel, (1870) 1912 E.B. Brown drew plans for a new hotel Excavation and preliminary work by Cary Bros. 1914 Property sold to Lodi Investment Co. W.H. Thompson, Pres. Mr. . . . — Map (db m41521) HM
California (San Joaquin County), Stockton — 30 — Medico-Dental BuildingSutter Office Center — 1927
Designed and built by renowned Stockton architect Frank V. Mayo, FAIA, and Howard Bissell, AIA, this is an excellent example of a commercial Gothic Style skyscraper. The steel-framed structure features a terraced façade typical of eastern urban . . . — Map (db m49458) 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 — Carnegie City Library1905 to 1955
Built on the site formerly occupied by Dona Ramona Carrillo Pacheco de Wilson’s two story town house, this building was for 55 years the city library. One of over 1,681 libraries given by Andrew Carnegie to American towns in the early 1900’s, it was . . . — Map (db m11605) HM
California (Shasta County), Cottonwood — Reading Adobe7 Miles ——>
Built 1847 by Major Pierson Barton Reading, who crossed the plains in 1843, and was granted Rancho Buena Ventura, most northern Mexican grant, 1844. Site of first county seat, 1850, when Shasta included other counties. Discovered gold at Clear Creek . . . — Map (db m57816) HM
California (Siskiyou County), Fort Jones — 317 — Fort Jones1852-1858
On this ground there was established on Oct. 16, 1852 a military post by Companies A and B First United States Dragoons. From April 23 1853 until June 28 1858, the date of its abandonment, this fort was garrisoned by Company E 4th US Infantry. . . . — Map (db m62845) HM
California (Solano County), Benicia — Benicia Historic Tannery - Circa 1890
In the early Twentieth century, Benicia supplied one-third of California's leather, much of it tanned on this site by Kullman, Salz & Company. Beginning in 1881, early tannery structures occupied the western half of this block and by 1891 tannery . . . — Map (db m40834) HM
California (Solano County), Benicia — 15 — Merritt House C. 1869Also known as the What-Not-Shop
Original two story front portion of this building has mortise and tenon-frame walls with solid wood plank sheathing inside. Preservation by Carl & Alice Merritt Mayors Award 1990 — Map (db m25892) HM
California (Solano County), Dixon — Halfway HouseIn Search of the Pony Express - Station Marker
{Obverse:} Dedicated April 23, 1998 Halfway House Added Station Apr. 23, 1860 - Sep. 8, 1861 By Sidney & Diane Schroeder Family Ron Dupratt Family John & Patty Greiner Family Dixon Historical Society American Legion . . . — Map (db m29940) HM
California (Solano County), Fairfield — Vezér Family Vineyard
This site was originally constructed in 1860 as the Suisun Valley General Mercantile & original Pony Express station. The Vezer Family provides this facility for the enjoyment of the families of this wonderful valley and gives special recognition . . . — Map (db m25058) HM
California (Solano County), Vacaville — Walker Opera House
Kentucky native Sidney Clay Walker crossed the plains in 1850 and in 1872 settled in the Vaca Valley where he eventually owned 1,200 acres. He was an organizer of the Vacaville Water and Light Company in the 1890's and in 1896 built this brick . . . — Map (db m17661) HM
California (Solano County), Vallejo — A Large Carved Eagle (Wood)
The following entry appears in the official Shipyard Log of June 19, 1876: "A large carved Eagle (wood) was placed on the pediment of the office building today." No information is available as to the name of the artist, or the occasion for . . . — Map (db m91586) HM
California (Solano County), Vallejo — First Wireless Station
On a hill 300 feet south of this point, the first naval wireless station on the Pacific Coast was erected in 1904. Plaque erected in Sept 1954 — Map (db m26010) HM
California (Solano County), Vallejo — Fourth Marine Division Memorial
In honor and memory of all members of the Fourth Marine Division 1943 thru 1945 4 Roi-Namur Saipan Tinian Iwo Jima "Where Uncommon Valor Was a Common Virtue" Dedicated by the Ray Marine Chapter #31 of . . . — Map (db m91516) WM
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), 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), Knights Ferry — Knight's Ferry — 1849 - 1930
Knight's Ferry was founded by Captain William Knight, a member of Fremont's expedition of 1844. This town was a center of great mining activity and was a distributing point for the mother lode country. In 1854 the first sawmill and flour mill for . . . — Map (db m42195) HM
California (Stanislaus County), Patterson — Patterson & Western Railroad
The narrow gauge railroad winding some 25 miles from Patterson through Del Puerto Canyon operated from Sept. 20, 1916 to August 14, 1920. During World War I, the railroad brought the much needed minerals of magnesite, manganese chrome and . . . — Map (db m17968) HM
California (Stanislaus County), Patterson — Patterson's Westside Bell
This bell was for many years at the honor farm at Frank Raines Park in the Del Puerto Canyon and was returned to Patterson because it was believed to be either the old Las Palmas School bell or the Presbyterian Church bell, both structures which are . . . — Map (db m27357) HM
California (Sutter County), Yuba City — Hock Farm — Established in 1841
This memorial is constructed from the original iron from the fort of Hock Farm Established in 1841 by John Augustus Sutter Being the first White settlement in Sutter County. The fort and farm buildings on the banks of the Feather River . . . — Map (db m9032) 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 — Columbia CemeteryFounded 1855
Prior to the mining in Columbia, the cemetery was located northwest of main street. In 1855 it was moved here, joining the existing Masonic and I.O.O.F. cemeteries. Ordinance #14, passed and approved on July 1, 1857, declared this ground to be a . . . — Map (db m8565) 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 — Solano House
Dedicated April 23, 1999 SOLANO HOUSE Added Station Apr. 23, 1860 - Sept. 8 1861 By First Northern Bank William & Linda Bernheim The Rotary Clubs of Davis UC Davis - Cal Aggie Alumni Association Davis Enterprise - McNaughton . . . — Map (db m24606) HM
California (Yolo County), Winters — Vaca Valley Railroad
By 1875 the need to easily move grain, livestock, wood and stone from Berryessa Valley and the surrounding area to markets was recognized. In the spring of 1875 work began on a 13 mile extension of the railroad from Vacaville to Theodore Winters' . . . — Map (db m54514) HM
California (Yuba County), Marysville — Mission Building
Built at the turn of the 19th Century, originally stood as a stable. Converted to a saloon in the early 1900's, it was also known as a "social club", frequented by ladies of the evening. During the last 40 years it has served as the Twin Cities . . . — Map (db m54223) HM
Colorado (Boulder County), Lafayette — Mary Miller Historical Mural
This mural is a composite of two historical photographs. One is the 1862 image of our town's founder, Mary Miller with her husband, Lafayette, (D. 1878), for whom she named the town. Mary platted 150 acres and sank the first coal mine shaft in 1887. . . . — Map (db m87606) HM
District of Columbia (Washington), Foggy Bottom — Union Engine House
This was the site of the Union Engine House, which served as the headquarters of The Association of the Oldest Inhabitants of the District of Columbia from July 7, 1911 until July 4, 1956. The building was later dismantled to make room for the . . . — Map (db m87549) HM
Hawaii (Kauai County), Waimea — Menehune DitchHistorical Landmark - Territory of Hawaii
The row of hewn stone along the inner side of the road is a remnant of one wall of a water-course which is said to have been made by the MENEHUNES (Hawaiian dwarves or Brownies) The stones were brought from Mokihana There is an old saying: . . . — Map (db m27646) 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
Kentucky (Kenton County), Covington — 1967 — Ben Lucien Burman(1895-1984)
Born in Covington and inspired by the Ohio River, he became famed chronicler of life and people along America's rivers and in Kentucky's mountains. His 22 novels, fables, and works of nonfiction were widely translated. Burman's Steamboat Round . . . — Map (db m98208) 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
Maryland (Howard County), Ellicott City — The Howard House HotelCa 1840
Built by J. Shipley then twice auctioned. In 1879 sold to the Eckert's who served such popular food that the hotel was later enlarged. The public was allowed to take a shortcut through the hotel which led them to the upper street and court house. . . . — Map (db m87547) HM
Maryland (Howard County), Ellicott City — The Patapsco National BankCa 1905
Built in the Neo-Colonial Style with doric columns and large squared corner stones for a sense of banking stability. Elegant interior was especially known for its attractive room for ladies, complete with fireplace, desks " and adjoining toilet . . . — Map (db m87347) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — 1 — Brockliss Road
This was the name given to the present Centerville Lane on the 22nd day of October 1894 when it was declared a public road by order of the county commissioners. Opening of the road was made contingent on the willingness of ranchers along the section . . . — Map (db m10801) 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 — Jensen Mansion1431 Ezell Street — Colonial Revival Style
Arendt Jensen had this beautiful mansion constructed for his family in 1910. Mr. Jensen owned a general store in Gardnerville that became very prosperous. He later established the first bank in the Carson Valley, the Douglas County Farmer's Bank. . . . — Map (db m21541) HM
Nevada (Douglas County), Gardnerville — Perry's Dry Goods1448 Highway 395 — Vernacular Residential Style
This building has been used for many commercial purposes dating back to the late 1800's and early 1900's. The single story rear portion of the building is thought to be the original home of John and Mary Gardner, the Town's namesake. Ollie Haugner, . . . — Map (db m21617) 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), 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's First Homesite
This site marks the end of the Virginia and Truckee rail extension from Carson City which was completed in 1906. A depot was built here as well as first home site for the station manager, Herb Coffin. Mr. Coffin’s home was a converted boxcar but a . . . — Map (db m23430) HM
Nevada (Lyon County), Dayton — 199 — Camels in Dayton
Camels were imported into the United States for military purposes in the mid-1850's. Lt. Edward Beale of the U.S. Army tested the animals for caravan operations in the deserts of the Southwest. The experiment was not successful and the camels . . . — Map (db m41082) 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
Nevada (Lyon County), Silver Springs — Bucklands Station Famous Historical Point
On Central Overland Route For Supplies to Emigrants, Pony Express, Stage Coaches, Ranches & Travelers, from 1859 to 1900's — Map (db m27959) HM
New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — American Legion Auxiliary
To honor our sisters in the American Legion Auxiliary Proudly serving to improve the lives of our U.S. veterans, active military and their brave families, both at home and abroad American Legion Auxiliary Department of . . . — Map (db m106724) WM
New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — Battle of the Bulge Veterans Memorial
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New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — Military Medical Personnel Memorial
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New York (Nassau County), East Meadow — Polish Freedom Fighters Memorial
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New York (Nassau County), Massapequa — Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr.
In memory of Cpl. Albert F. Klestinec, Jr. United States Marine Corps Who died for freedom in Vietnam for freedom everywhere July 10, 1966 Erected by a grateful community so his sacrifice and our Nation's ideals . . . — Map (db m106739) WM
New York (Nassau County), Westbury — Westbury World War II Memorial
In memory of the men of Westbury Community who gave their lives for their country in the Second World War 1941 - 1945 Edward S. Apcenski • George Baisley • Frank M. Brown • Thomas M. Brown • Michael J. Buffalino • Thomas Hitchcock . . . — Map (db m99574) WM
New York (New York County), New York — Site of the San Remo Café (1925 - 1967)
In its post-war heyday, the San Remo was a meeting place for an unparalleled array of figures from the Beat movement, the New York School of poets and painters, and The Living Theater. Regulars included Allen Ginsberg, Dylan Thomas, Jack . . . — Map (db m106307) HM
New York (New York County), New York — The Petersfield
This building is named after and located on the site of the Petersfield Farm, the original home of Peter Stuyvesant, the last Dutch governor of New York. The original structure was built in 1906 by Stuyvesant Fish, a descendant of Peter . . . — Map (db m106458) HM
New York (New York County), New York — Theodore Roosevelt Lived Here
30 East 62nd Street The 26th President of The United States, Theodore Roosevelt, lived on this site from 1895 to 1898. — Map (db m98658) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Allen Ginsberg1926-1997
Internationally acclaimed poet and Member of the American Academy of Arts and Letters lived here from August 1958 to March 1961. His signal poem Howl (1956) helped launch The Beat Generation. Kaddish (1961), a . . . — Map (db m105140) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Andy Warhol1928 - 1987
The Pop artist best known for his silkscreens of cultural icons, including Jackie Kennedy, Marilyn Monroe, Chairman Mao, and Campbell's Soup cans, lived here from 1974 to 1987. The founder of Interview magazine and producer of underground films such . . . — Map (db m98636) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Barnett NewmanJanuary 29, 1905 - July 4, 1970 — 685 West End Avenue, Manhattan
Born on the Lower East Side, the son of Jewish immigrants from Poland, abstract expressionist Barnett Newman was one of the foremost color field painters of the mid-twentieth century. His rejection of expressive brushstrokes, in favor of . . . — Map (db m98475) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — Beatrix Farrand1872 - 1959
The landscape gardener lived here from 1872 to 1913. Her 192 commissions include the East Garden (1913) of The White House, and the grounds of Dumbarton Oaks (1922-41), also in Washington, D.C. The niece of the celebrated writer, Edith Wharton, she . . . — Map (db m98662) 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 — Dawn Powell1896 - 1965
The novelist, playwright, and diarist lived here from 1931-1942, where she wrote Come Back to Sorrento, Turn, Magic Wheel, Angels on Toast, and A Time to Be Born. Born in Ohio, she wrote perceptive novels set in small Midwestern towns, . . . — Map (db m98685) HM
New York (New York County), New York City — International Tailoring Company Building
Constructed in 1920, this was the New York headquarters of the International Tailoring Company and its subsidiary, J.T. Taylor & Company. It was one of the world's largest manufacturers of men's custom-made clothing. From the early to mid-20th . . . — Map (db m105171) 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 New York Academy of MedicineLandmarks of New York
This structure, a gift from the Carnegie Foundation to the New York Academy of Medicine (founded in 1847) was designed in Romanesque style by York & Sawyer and built by Eidlitz & Son in 1925-26. It was cited by the Municipal Art Society and Society . . . — Map (db m98653) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — Babylon World War I Memorial
Dedicated ★ A.D. 1919 In Honor Of Ralph J. Billingsley • Leroy Johnson Edward Joseph Cockerill • Percy Landwehr Eugene Henry Floyd • Joseph F. Murphy Eugene Matthew Ford • Roland R. Murray John C. Huttle • Arthur Leigh Simrell . . . — Map (db m98881) WM
New York (Suffolk County), Babylon — Babylon's Heros World War I Memorial
To commemorate the supreme sacrifice made by Babylon's heros Eugene J. Cockerill • Leroy Johnson Charles Duffy • Percy Landwehr Eugene Floyd • Joseph F. Murphy Eugene M. Ford • Roland Murray John Huttle • Arthur L. Simrell . . . — Map (db m98879) WM
New York (Suffolk County), Bay Shore — Bay Shore 1695
1701 Secatogue Indian land purchased by John Mowbray. Queen Anne granted patent. Known as Awixa, Mechanics- ville and Penataquit. — Map (db m108409) HM
New York (Suffolk County), Sayville — Sayville War Memorial
[The memorial consists of a main monument plus three additional ground panels.] [Main monument, front:] To honor the men who answered their Country's call . . . — Map (db m108062) WM
Oregon (Douglas County), Oakland — Historic Oakland
Established in 1851 by Dr. Dorsey S. Baker. The town moved to the present site in 1872 when the O&C Railroad reached this point. Alonzo F. Brown founded the new town. Fires destroyed the wooden buildings. The existing brick buildings were built in . . . — Map (db m99321) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Gold Hill — The Salmon Ceremony at Ti'lomikh Falls
The Takelma, which means "People of the River," had a village here. According to legend, Ti'lomikh (Te lo meekh) is where Daldal, the Great Dragonfly, brought the Salmon Ceremony. Although the date of the first ceremony is unknown, the People of the . . . — Map (db m99319) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Jacksonville — Catholic Rectory
Built in 1866 as a one room schoolhouse for Catholic boys, it became the rectory for Father F.X. Blanchet in 1870. An addition was built in 1891. St. Joseph's Catholic Church became a mission of Medford in 1908 the rectory became a private . . . — Map (db m91767) HM
Oregon (Jackson County), Jacksonville — Rogue River Valley Railroad Depot1891 • 1925
This is the site of the depot of the Rogue River Valley Railroad which ran from Medford to Jacksonville Siskiyou Pioneer Sites Foundation Medford, Oregon — Map (db m91772) 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
Pennsylvania (Berks County), Shartlesville — ShartlesvilleHamburg 8
Named for Colonel Peter Shartle Pioneer settler and soldier Founded 1765 — Map (db m98911) HM
Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Camp Hill — Camp Hill
Camp Hill Named from adjoining camp ground Founded 1756 — Map (db m98970) HM
Washington (King County), Seattle — Alexis Hotel / Globe BuildingBuilt 1901 - Rehabilitated 1982 — Seattle Landmark
Designed by Max Umbrecht for J.W. Clise, this building originally housed stores, offices and lodgings, and together with others in the area, marked the northward move of the downtown up First Avenue. Later it was converted into a parking garage and . . . — Map (db m99629) HM
Washington (King County), Seattle — Burke Building Remnants
This arch and other architectural components in the plaza are from the Burke Building which was built on this site in 1895 — Map (db m99512) 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 — Father William SullivanSeattle Walk of Fame
Father Sullivan served as president of Seattle University from 1976-1996, leading it into a prosperous time of record enrollment, financial stability and new academic programs. An insightful leader in the Seattle community, he served as chairman of . . . — Map (db m99644) 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
Washington (King County), Seattle — Start of Seattle Fire Site
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Washington (Pierce County), Tacoma — Nettie Asberry1865 - 1968
In 1883 Nettie Asberry earned her doctorate degree in music. She helped establish the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People in Tacoma in the early 1900's. — Map (db m99329) HM

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