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Heritage Highway U.S. Hwy 136 Markers in Beatrice
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Brentwood Bay — Seed & Fireworks Fields
In 1903, the land now occupied by the Butchart Gardens was purchased from a local dairy farmer, Mr. Fernie. Reservoirs were excavated in 1969 to ensure a water supply for irrigation. The single jet fountain was installed to aerate the water . . . — Map (db m74459) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Sidney — Mayor's Community Builder Awardees at Beacon Park Pavilion
Town of Sidney BC Spirit Squares Beacon Park Pavilion Opened June 28, 2009 by the Honourable Steven Point, Lt. Gov. of BC A legacy of the 150th anniversary of the founding of the Crown Colony of British Columbia . . . — Map (db m75464) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Sidney — Year of the Ocean
If the Oceans of the world perish, so shall we. This mural was painted in celebration of the "International Year of the Ocean", and is a brief glimpse into the story of ocean science on the west coast. A mere fraction of the story is . . . — Map (db m75463) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — Giants Rooted Among Us
Gaze up into a Giant sequoia. Let your imagination soar. Fully grown, they are the largest living things on the planet. Their ancestors stood among dinosaurs. Today, the Giant sequoia is found naturally in fewer than 100 groves in the Sierra . . . — Map (db m74141) HM
New Brunswick (York County), Canterbury — Nellie Cunningham

The ground for this court donated by Nellie Cunningham in memory of her parents William T. and Fannie Cunningham — Map (db m125285) HM

Nova Scotia (Cumberland County), Pugwash — Pugwash Train Station 1961Pugwash Heritage

The station was built in 1888. Rail service to Pugwash commenced in 1890 and ceased in 1993. Five miles of track linked Pugwash to the Shortline at Pugwash Junction. The Shortline ran from Pictou to Oxford Junction linking it with the rail . . . — Map (db m108070) HM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Dartmouth — Legion War Memorial"Lest We Forget"

Boer War 1899 - 1902 World War I 1914 - 1918 World War II 1939 - 1945 Korea War 1950 - 1953 Afghanistan 2001 - 2014 — Map (db m108806) WM

Nova Scotia (Halifax Regional Municipality), Halifax — Here We BeganA Marker of Distinction

Just inland from this place, Chebucto Landing, 2,576 first permanent settlers of Halifax came ashore from thirteen small ships in June 1749. Here, you are at the shore of one of the great natural harbours of the world, the focus of Halifax's . . . — Map (db m113185) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — Pieces of the Past

Pieces of the Past Since 1840, a lighthouse has kept watch over Cape Forchu and the approaches of Yarmouth Harbour.

In 1962, the original lighthouse was replaced with the iconic "apple core" structure that towers over the Cape . . . — Map (db m107551) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Cape Forchu — The Tusket Islands

The Tusket Islands Located south of Yarmouth, the Tusket Islands extend mainly along the coast, from Pinkney's Point to Wedgeport. The Tusket Island chain was once a great asset to the fishing economy of Nova Scotia's Southwestern . . . — Map (db m107652) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Lower West Pubnico — Who are the Acadians? / Qui sont les Acadiens?

Acadians themselves can best answer this question, and our staff looks forward to sharing stories and insights into Acadian history and culture. We are also pleased to share some information on this panel for your reading pleasure.

As . . . — Map (db m108270) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Rocco Point — L'histoire des Surette / History of the Surettes

Avant la construction des églises, les enterrements avaient lieu près de la mer du côté d'Eel Brook. C'est dans cet endroit d'inhumation que seraient enterrés Catherine Bro et Pierre Suret II, le couple fondateur de la région.

Catherine . . . — Map (db m108637) HM

Ontario (Leeds & Grenville Counties), Mallorytown — The Macdonald Cartier Freeway

This plaque commemorates the completion of the Macdonald-Cartier Freeway (Highway 401), the longest freeway operated without tolls by a single highway authority in North America.

Covering 510 miles between Windsor on the United States . . . — Map (db m115171) HM

Quebec (La Mitis MRC), Sainte-Flavie — Le presbytère / The RectorySainte-Flavie, "Porte de la Gaspésie"

Une résidence néoclassique

Construit en 1853, le presbytère a d'abord été habité par Moïse Duguay, premier curé de Sainte-Flavie. Cette vaste maison québécoise témoigne non seulement de l'importance de l'Église catholique au . . . — Map (db m128994) HM

Quebec (L'Islet MRC), Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies — Historique de la Caisse populaire Desjardins de Saint-Roch-des-AulnaiesHistory of the Saint-Roch-des-Aulnaies Credit Union — fondée en 1945 / founded in 1945


1945 - Fondation de la Caisse populaire de Saint-Roch-des-Aulnets, Premier gérant: M. Jean-Charles Pelletier

1946 - 80 sociétaires; 13 956,28$ en épargne

1948 - Achat de la . . . — Map (db m124282) HM

Germany, Thuringia (Weimarer Land Kreis (District)), Buchenwald Memorial — Gate building / Torgebäude
Title is text [French and Russian text not translated] — Map (db m76531) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Donegal Town — 6 — Donegal Castle / Caisleán Dhún na nGall
Donegal Castle was built by Red Hugh O'Donnell, the young 'Eagle of the North', in the late 15th Century beside the River Eske. During the Plantation of Ulster that followed 'The Flight of the Earls' in 1607, the Castle, historic home of the . . . — Map (db m71570) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Demi-culverin Cannon
Livery Companies of the City of London Demi-culverin (C11) Bore 4.6" - Length 120" Weight 3988lb The second of a pair sent to the city in May-June 1642 by the Worshipful Company of Merchant Taylors. Probably cast by John Browne . . . — Map (db m71052) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — H Block Hunger Strike Memorial
IRA. Vol. Bobby Sands, Born 9th March 1954 Died 5th May 1981 Age: 27 (66 Days). IRA. Vol. Francis Hughes, Born 28th Feb 1956 Died 12th May 1981 Age: 25 (59 Days) INLA. Vol. Patsy O'Hara, Born 11th July 1957 Died 21st May . . . — Map (db m71219) WM
Arkansas (Carroll County), Eureka Springs — The Basin Bath House
Basin Bath House was established 1879 adjacent to Basin Spring by Dr. Alvah Jackson's son, Thomas. John S. Tibbs succeeded Jackson about 1880, operated bath house and Eureka Water Shipping Company. Building was destroyed by Great Fire of 1888, . . . — Map (db m59969) HM
Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — Moon TreeLoblolly Pine (Pinustaeda)

This tree was grown from a seed that journeyed to the Moon and back aboard Apollo 14 1971 Planted here on Arbor Day March 15 Bicentennial Year 1976 — Map (db m92358) HM

Georgia (Fulton County), Atlanta — Dr. Noel d'Alvigny
Dr. Noel d'Alvigny was born in 1800, Paris. As a surgeon in both the French and Confederate Armies (Leyden Artillery), he said, "I was in two revolutions." He was the only doctor who bravely remained during the burning of Atlanta in 1864 and was . . . — Map (db m64818) HM
Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — George S. BangsDied November 17, 1877

His crowning effort The Fast Mail

United States Railway Post Office — Map (db m94347) HM

Illinois (Cook County), Chicago — Thomas Edwin Greenfield RansomBrevet Major General — United States Volunteers

Born Norwich Vt. Nov. 29, 1834

Died Near Rome Ga. Oct. 29, 1864

Charleston • Ft. Donelson Shiloh • Corinth Champion Hills Miss Vicksburg Pleasant Hill La — Map (db m94333) WM

Illinois (Effingham County), Altamont — Dr. Charles M. Wright HouseBuilt in 1889
has been entered in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m59437) HM
Illinois (McHenry County), Union — The Elgin & Belvidere Electric Company/Rebirth of the Elgin & Belvidere
Upper: The Elgin & Belvidere Electric Company The Elgin & Belvidere interurban line carried passengers and freight between its named endpoints for more than two decades, until growth in private auto ownership, better roads, and the . . . — Map (db m39045) HM
Illinois (White County), Grayville — "Empire Corner"
The first trading post was established here in 1830 by James Gray and Robert Walden. A post office was opened here in 1836. Later, a two-story frame building was erected here by the Empire Milling Company and this corner was known as 'Empire . . . — Map (db m61809) HM
Illinois (Will County), Lockport — Lockport City Hall1895

National Historic District Registered 1975 — Map (db m94030) HM

Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — Downtown Historic DistrictNational Register of Historic Places - 2013 — Plainfield Historic Preservation Commission

Plainfield has maintained a link to its heritage by preserving its historic architecture. The Downtown Historic District encompasses 50 properties along both sides of Lockport Street between Division Street on the east and James and Main . . . — Map (db m94115) HM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Clear Lake — Surf Ballroom

Built in 1948 and placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior September 16, 2011 — Map (db m89467) HM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Mason City — Civil War Memorial

Pleasant Hill, La. O. A. Wilson, Co. B. 32d Iowa, Died of wounds received at Pleasant Hill, La. 1864.

Samuel Robins, Co. B. 32d Iowa, Killed by a falling building at Eastpoint, Miss. Jan. 22, 1865.

Lieut. W. C. . . . — Map (db m89718) HM WM

Iowa (Cerro Gordo County), Mason City — Mason City Area Veterans Monument• Unseen • Unheard • Unwavering • United •

To all veterans that have served during peacetime and conflicts in the Armed Forces of the United States.

To the mothers, fathers, and families whose sons and daughters have made the supreme sacrifice.

To those veterans who still suffer . . . — Map (db m89704) WM

Iowa (Keokuk County), Sigourney — Civil War Memorial

In memory and honor of The Union Soldiers of The Civil War 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m90236) WM

Iowa (Madison County), Winterset — 102 North 1st Avenue
Before the current building was erected, boots and shoes were sold in a wood frame building on this site. Later, it became a harness shop. This brick building, built by C.D. Bevington, was originally known as the Bevington Block. It initially . . . — Map (db m72773) HM
Iowa (Madison County), Winterset — 60 Court Avenuec.1880
Although this building appears to be one storefront, there are actually two separate buildings, and their histories intertwine. C. W. Eastman's Big Store first occupied this double storefront where dry goods were sold. The Knights of Pythias . . . — Map (db m72755) HM
Iowa (Page County), Shenandoah — Frederick L. MaytagNewton, Iowa

Founded Maytag Company — Map (db m87578) HM

Kansas (Allen County), Iola — A.W. BeckNovember 10, 1845 - June 18, 1931

A.W. Beck was responsible for the development of the buildings on east Madison from Jefferson to South Avenues (viewed on the other side of this sign). Mr. Beck was an instrumental business leader from 1870 to 1928. He brought many new ideas . . . — Map (db m83701) HM

Kansas (Allen County), Iola — Andrews Auto Stores

This building was located at the corner of North Street and Jackson Avenue. It was torn down to accommodate the construction of a new City Hall. Although it says Andrews Auto store, it was said that he had everything, if he could find it. — Map (db m83602) HM

Kansas (Allen County), Iola — Granny Cowden(1814 - 1896)

Granny Cowden was believed to have been the 1st white woman in Kansas. You can visit her grave in the Civil War section at the Iola Cemetery west of town on Highway 54. You can also find out more about her in the Allen County Historical Museum . . . — Map (db m83584) HM

Kansas (Allen County), Iola — Iola State Bank and Madison Avenue

[Top photo caption reads] Looking west on Madison Avenue, you can see the street trolley cars and the horse and buggies. The architecture of the buildings remains the same 110 years later.

[Bottom photo caption reads] The Iola State . . . — Map (db m83519) HM

Kansas (Atchison County), Atchison — "walked on Shore above this Creek"
"...Capt. Lewis walked on Shore above this Creek and discovered a high moun from the top of which he had an extensive view, 3 paths Concentering at the moun..." William Clark July 4, 1804 The U.S. Army expedition led by Captains Meriwether . . . — Map (db m44812) HM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — "Hardy, Dashing Looking Fellows"
"The commands are given, the companies break into column....hardy, dashing looking fellows, those men, tanned up in their march from Fort Scott, from whence they have just joined us....The men are nearly all quite young....They are mounted on . . . — Map (db m36137) HM
Kansas (Brown County), Horton — Horton Civic Center[Brown County Fairgrounds]
. . . — Map (db m63782) HM
Kansas (Clay County), Wakefield — St. John's Episcopal ChurchThe Little Church on the Prairie

This was the original site of the St. Johns Episcopal Church Founded in 1874 Founding members are listed on the stone cross in the cemetery — Map (db m80980) HM

Kansas (Cloud County), Concordia — Robert Francis Summers Memorial Clock
This clock donated by Robert Francis (M) Summers II on June 11, 2005 in memory of his father Robert Francis (Miles) Summers Born March 9, 1891 St. Ann's Hospital, NY, NY In 1895 (est.), he rode an Orphan Train secured by the NY . . . — Map (db m53368) HM
Kansas (Dickinson County), Herington — Vietnam MemorialFreedom Is Not Free
[Roll of Honored Dead] Delbert LeRoy Trube Jr PFC - US Marine Corps Aug 18 1947 - Mar 5 1966 Dennis Leon Anderson Lt JG - US Navy Oct 24 1942 - Jan 11 1968 Jimmie Lester Todd MSgt- US Army 15 Engr Bn 9 Inf Div Sep 6 1930 - . . . — Map (db m49724) HM
Kansas (Ford County), Dodge City — Boot Hill
Boot Hill Cemetery 1872 - 1878 Second Public School 1878 - 1927 Municipal Building 1929 — Map (db m65385) HM
Kansas (Jefferson County), Oskaloosa — 6 — Plum Grove School Buiding - Dist. No. 39(East Portion of This Building)
The Plum Grove School District was formed in 1863. It was located about 5 miles northeast of Oskaloosa near 122nd & Saline. It was moved to Oskaloosa in 1950 and became part of the elementary grade school complex (Grades 1-4), along with . . . — Map (db m63764) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Fort Leavenworth — General Roscoe Robinson Jr.First African-American Four Star General — in the United States Army
Born: 11 October 1928 St. Louis, Missouri Commissioned: 01 Jun 1951 United States Military Academy Retired: 30 November 1985 Died: 22 July 1993 ————— "His legacy, and your charge... Instill in our . . . — Map (db m52967) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Leavenworth — Abraham LincolnDecember 3, 1859
First Campaign Speech for the Presidency given at Stockton Hall, 4th and Delaware, Leavenworth, Kansas — Map (db m71719) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Leavenworth — Leavenworth County World War Memorial1917 - 1919
Dedicated to the Memory of our Boys who made The Supreme Sacrifice in the World War Byron H. Mehl • Ernest Bagwell Anthony Blanchard • William E. Burns Edward Blochberger • Riley D. Cunningham David H. Crockett • Frank . . . — Map (db m46751) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Pleasanton — The Battle Begins
With two brigades of 2,500 Union cavalrymen bearing down upon them, the Confederate rear guard formed a skirmish line. This maneuver delayed Union troops long enough for the Confederates to establish a main line of defense 800 yards south. The . . . — Map (db m67408) HM
Kansas (Logan County), Oakley — Inhabitants of the Kansas Plains
At the end of the Ice Age, about 9000 years ago, people hunted wooly mammoths and ancient bison on the plains of what is now Kansas. They used spears and atlatls, or throwing sticks, and they made beautiful stone points from native flint. They . . . — Map (db m66121) HM
Kansas (Marion County), Peabody — Peabody High School Light Poles

These light poles were from the Peabody High School (1923-1996).

Bob and Susan Marshall of Peabody donated them to the Peabody Historical Society. Installation at this location was a joint effort between the historical society and the . . . — Map (db m95251) HM

Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — John Brown Battleground
Purchased by Department of Kansas Womans Relief Corps Dedicated to the Grand Army of the Republic Presented to the State of Kansas for a memorial park — Map (db m69244) HM WM
Kansas (Mitchell County), Cawker City — 36 — Waconda (Great Spirit Spring)
Many moons ago, so runs an Indian legend, Waconda, a beautiful Princess, fell in love with a brave of another tribe. Prevented from marriage by a blood feud, this warrior embroiled the tribes in battle. During the fight an arrow struck him as he . . . — Map (db m123009) HM
Kansas (Morris County), Council Grove — Last Chance Store1857
Built by Tom Hill. The last chance for supplies between Council Grove and Santa Fe, New Mexico. — Map (db m45397) HM
Kansas (Neosho County), Erie — 52 — Mission Neosho
The first Indian mission and school in present Kansas was established in September, 1824, about five miles west of this marker. Benton Pixley, the missionary, followed Chief White Hair and his band of Great Osages who had migrated from Missouri . . . — Map (db m46198) HM
Kansas (Rice County), Sterling — The African Methodist Episcopal Church

Originally built c. 1884 as the United Brethren Church, this clapboard building was purchased for the A.M.E. congregation in 1917. The Sterling College class of 1936 bought the bell that was housed in the elaborate three-tier cupola above the . . . — Map (db m95283) HM

Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Damon RunyonThe First Neighborhoods

Damon Runyon (October 3, 1880—December 10, 1946) was a newspaperman and writer best known for his short stories celebrating the world of Broadway in New York City. He spun humorous tales of gamblers, hustlers, actors, and gangsters; . . . — Map (db m80962) HM

Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Riley County Courthouse
Designed by Holland and Squires Architects in the Romanesque style Constructed by J.B. Betts of Topeka with stone carving by David Penny 1905-1907 Listed on the National Register of Historic Places Monument contributions by Bayer Stone, . . . — Map (db m32761) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — The Founders of the Salina Town Company
Were William A. Phillips • Alexander M. Campbell • Alexander C. Spilman • James Muir • David Phillips Their motto for Salina "Religion first, Education second, Business third" Original town founded in 1858 contained 320 acres. . . . — Map (db m65053) HM
Kansas (Saline County), Salina — War Memorial

Our Unknown Dead Are Remembered — Map (db m92226) WM

Kansas (Scott County), Scott State Park — Plains Apache at El Cuartelejo
Although El Cuartelejo is popularly associated with a Puebloan people, during most of its habitation it was actually used by a band of Plains Apache. They were descendants of Indians who came into the Plains from the North probably in late . . . — Map (db m65954) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — CeremonySacred Songs and Objects — Plains Indians Life, Beliefs and Practices
The Plains Indians drew inspiration and power from their ceremonies. Using sacred prayer songs, objects and dances, accompanied by ritual drumming and rattling, the people created a spiritual atmosphere to induce visions and revelations. . . . — Map (db m56829) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Pizza Hut Number OneFirst Opened at Bluff and Kellogg Streets — June 15, 1958
Two former WSU students, Dan and Frank Carney, borrowed $600 to open this first Pizza Hut. Their corporation grew to become the world's largest pizza chain and was sold to PepsiCo in 1977 for $300,000,000. The building was moved to this site to . . . — Map (db m56279) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard
. . . — Map (db m50760) HM
Kansas (Wabaunsee County), Alma — 8 — Brandt HotelBuilt in 1887
This beautiful native stone building was originally known as the Brandt Hotel. For many years this hotel was host to many salesmen, politicians, and travelers visiting Alma. — Map (db m64850) HM
Kentucky (Licking County), LaGrange — Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m61892) WM
Maine (Cumberland County), South Portland — The Work Force
We welcome you to our yard. You are now a member of our army of 25,000 men and women building the ships so urgently needed to carry war supplies to the fighting front. New England Shipbuilding Corporation, Employee Handbook With the . . . — Map (db m55925) HM
Maine (Hancock County), Bar Harbor — Donald A. Wood Band Stand
In recognition of Community Service as Director of the Town Band for over forty years Dedicated July 4, 2005 — Map (db m54404) HM
Maine (Penobscot County), Bangor — Park Holland

Born in Shrewsbury Mass. Nov. 19, 1752, Died in Bangor Me. May 21, 1844.

He served in the War of the Revolution as Lieutenant in the 5th Regiment of Massachusetts; and in grateful memory of that service the . . . — Map (db m110692) HM WM

Maine (Sagadahoc County), Bath — Bath Iron WorksA General Dynamics Company
Known locally as "BIW" or "The Yard," Bath Iron Works has been building ships on the same site since 1890. Over 420 vessels have been built there, including cargo vessels, fishing vessels, yachts, tugs, barges, and naval vessels. Between 1984 and . . . — Map (db m52032) HM
Maine (Waldo County), Prospect — Fort Knox
has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional value in commemorating or illustrating the history of the United . . . — Map (db m55157) HM
Maine (Washington County), Machias — First Permanent English Settlement in Machias Bay1763 - 1904
This tablet marks the landing place of the company which made the first permanent English settlement in this town, May 20, 1763. The little band consisted of Samuel and Sylvanus Scott, Timothy George, and David Libby, John and Solomon Stone, Daniel . . . — Map (db m54739) HM
Maine (Washington County), Weston — Weston & Danforth's architecturePlay detective along the Byway. Discover clues to the past in

Rural Weston, once home to classic farms: Big house, little house, outhouse, barn. In this sparsely-populated town of several hundred, look for a few remaining farms perched amidst fields slowly returning to forest. Local settlers . . . — Map (db m125267) HM

Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — A Good Night's RestFrederick's Hotel Block
This part of downtown Frederick has long been a place of lodging and hospitality for travelers along the National Road. Kimball's Inn, Talbott's Tavern, the City Hotel and the Francis Scott Key Hotel have occupied this site for over two hundred . . . — Map (db m104243) HM
Maryland (Washington County), Hagerstown — Elliott-Bester House
Boyhood home of Commodore Jesse D. Elliott, USN, (1872-1845) of Battle of Lake Erie fame during War of 1812. This National Register property preserved in memory of Mrs. Mary B.K. Bowman. — Map (db m46719) HM
Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — BurnsA Man's A Man For A' That

Erected by The Burns Memorial Association of Quincy Mass. in honor of Robert Burns Scotland's most famous poet and advocate of liberty and democracy

"NO Spartan tube, no Attic shell No lyre Æolian I . . . — Map (db m119033) HM

Massachusetts (Norfolk County), Quincy — World War II Memorial

To commemorate the Men and Women of Quincy who honored her in World War II

Lest We Forget Our War Dead These Shall Not Have Died In Vain

[Roll of Honored Dead] — Map (db m119084) WM

Massachusetts (Plymouth County), Hull — British Marine Burial Site

Near this site was buried a British Marine, mortally wounded at the Battle of Boston Light July 31, 1775Map (db m118048) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Southborough — Eliza, Waldo and Edward Fay

The three bells in this tower are named by Alison Ledger Fraser in honor of Eliza, Waldo and Edward Fay Each of whom was Headmaster of Fay School and each devoted over thirty years of faithful service to the School and to . . . — Map (db m122542) HM

Massachusetts (Worcester County), Sturbridge — Fitch House Yard

The ornamental front yard became more common in Village households in the 1830s. This one includes a circular garden, decorative plantings, and a small area of grassy lawn.

The back part of the yard is for work and storage. It . . . — Map (db m118915) HM

Michigan (Emmet County), Pellston — Veterans Memorial

Dedicated to the men and women who served and those who gave their lives for their country — Map (db m97859) WM

Michigan (Manistee County), Manistee — Historic Manistee

(Side A) The Manistee Harbor Pictured is the Manistee Harbor in 1880 with intense activity of pleasure boating, commercial fishing, schooners, steamers and lumber freighters.

The Manistee Water Works 540 First Street The old . . . — Map (db m97438) HM

Michigan (Saint Clair County), Port Huron — Underground Railroad
Prior to the Civil War, African American slaves, in brave and desperate attempts to flee from slave owners in the Southern states, passed through Port Huron via the Underground Railroad. It was not a real railroad but a system of routes where . . . — Map (db m76050) HM
Minnesota (Morrison County), Little Falls — Morrison County Veterans MemorialYou Are Not Forgotten — All Gave Some • Land of the Free because of the Brave
. . . — Map (db m78372) WM
Minnesota (Morrison County), Little Falls — Sands CafeLittle Falls Historic District
Established 1926 Renovated 1996 This property recognized by Heritage Preservation Commission — Map (db m78286) HM
Minnesota (Washington County), Stillwater — Washington County Public Land Donation
. . . — Map (db m78707) HM
Missouri (Christian County), Ozark — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all veterans of Christian County November 11 1992 In Memory of All American Veterans This memorial honors all American veterans who, although separated by generations, shared a common, undeniable goal - to valiantly . . . — Map (db m59920) HM
Missouri (Clay County), Liberty — Kansas City to Liberty to Excelsior Springs Interurban Depot
An Interurban Train Depot once stood just east of this location. Erected in January 1913 by the Kansas City, Clay County and St. Joseph Railway, the depot served as a terminal for passenger and freight service as part of an electric railway that . . . — Map (db m68244) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Conrad Schuch Home1890
This home is on the National Register of Historic Places The United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m63278) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — Drusch-Koeller Building1885 — 304 Schiller Street
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m58716) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Maria Waechter HouseBuilt 1868
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Deptartment of the Interior — Map (db m63195) HM
Missouri (Greene County), Springfield — 18 — Butterfield Overland Stage
Site of Gen. Nicholas Smith's tavern on Boonville Road, earliest outlet of Springfield, also station of Butterfield Stage Route carrying first overland mail from St. Louis to Pacific Coast. Government subsidy $600,000 yearly. First mail left St. . . . — Map (db m43089) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Independence — First Fireproof Building in Independence
. . . — Map (db m34751) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Historic Harris-Kearney House
Built in 1855 by John and Henrietta Harris this Greek revival style all brick house was located on a slightly five acre tract on the ridge just east of Westport, MO. This site was on the southwest corner of Westport Rd. (Santa Fe Trail) and Main . . . — Map (db m44411) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Independence Boulevard1915
Independence Avenue was given its name because it extended from the central business district of Kansas City to Independence. In 1893, the Board of Park Commissioners selected a portion of Independence Avenue to become the first boulevard in the . . . — Map (db m63699) HM
Missouri (Jasper County), Carthage — Eliel Lanyon (E.L.) DaleAug. 14, 1890 - Dec. 22, 1969
Editor and Publisher The Carthage Press 1944 - 1969 Because of his vision and desires Carthage will always be a better place for all. Bust dedicated 11/96 Sculptor Bill R. Snow — Map (db m61174) HM
Missouri (Montgomery County), High Hill — Lewiston - 1826Boone's Lick Road
Marked by the Daughters of the American Revolution and the State of Missouri 1913 — Map (db m42625) HM
Missouri (Nodaway County), Maryville — Lanning's Mill Stone
Original Mill Stone from Lanning's Mill Presented by Lulu E. Welborn to Nodaway County Historical Society April 25, 1975 — Map (db m66490) HM
Missouri (Pettis County), Sedalia — History of Sedalia

1860... Vision of Prosperity Welcome to Sedalia, Pettis County seat and home of the Missouri State Fair. Sedalia, originally named Sedville, began as a vision in the mind and on the farm of George R. Smith. "Sed" was the nickname of . . . — Map (db m85305) HM

Missouri (Pettis County), Sedalia — Replica of the Statue of Liberty
With the faith and courage of their forefathers who made possible the freedom of these United States The Boy Scouts of America dedicate this replica of the Statue of Liberty as a pledge of everlasting fidelity and loyalty . . . — Map (db m85273) HM
Missouri (Pettis County), Sedalia — The Merci Boxcar

This is an original French boxcar. The 40 Homme et 8 Chevaux painted on the ends means this car holds 40 men and 8 horses (or mules). The plaques represent the French provinces. American troops rode these boxcars to and from battle in WWI and . . . — Map (db m85073) HM

Missouri, St. Louis — Rev. Ambrose J. Heim
[Front] Died Jan. 3, 1854 Aged 47 years The Priest of the Poor [Back] Spiritual Director of the first conference of the St. Vincent de Paul Society. Founded in North America at St. Louis, Mo. Nov. 14, 1845 A tribute to his memory by . . . — Map (db m62041) HM
Missouri, St. Louis — William Clark Monument
Born in Virginia August 1, 1770, Entered into Life Eternal September 1, 1838 Soldier, Explorer, Statesman and Patriot. His life is written in the history of this country. — Map (db m61810) HM
Missouri (St. Louis County), Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery — 4th Marine DivisionW. W. II 1943 - 1945 — Uncommon Valor was a Common Virtue

Dedicated to the memory of those who served with the Fourth Marine Division

Roi-Namur Feb. 1, 1944 Siapan [sic] June 15, 1944 Tinian July 24, 1944 Iwo Jima Feb. 19, 1945

Dedicated Sept. 24, 2005 — Map (db m124967) WM

Missouri (St. Louis County), Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery — U.S. Submariners Lost in World War II

This monument is dedicated to the 52 United States Submarines lost during World War II and their crewmen and officers who perished in that war.

Erected in 2003 by the surviving members of the Ill-Mo Rebel Squadron, a chapter . . . — Map (db m124981) WM

Missouri (Warren County), Marthasville — The Daniel Boone Trailca. 1799
As a means of discouraging British expansion west of the Mississippi, Spanish Lieutenant Governor Zenon Trudeau invited Daniel Boone to establish a colony of American settlers in this area of Spanish Louisiana. In 1799, Boone and his family . . . — Map (db m61523) HM
Missouri (Webster County), Rogersville — Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all American Veterans of War who through their patriotism and valor helped to preserve the freedom of the United States of America for all its people. "One nation, under God, indivisible, with liberty & justice for all" July . . . — Map (db m60069) HM
Nebraska (Dodge County), Fremont — Dodge County Veterans MemorialAll Gave Some • Some Gave All
. . . — Map (db m58552) WM
Nebraska (Gage County), Beatrice — Railroads: Union Pacific & Burlington Northern
Railroads played a key role in the development of the Heritage Highway corridor. Trains brought settlers and goods west to the new towns and took farm products back to market. As times have changed and transportation has evolved, many railroad . . . — Map (db m47620) HM
Nebraska (Hall County), Grand Island — Hall County Veterans Memorial Park
In memory of the deceased men and women of all wars — Map (db m59852) WM
Nebraska (Kearney County), Minden — Kearney County CourthouseErected 1906 — Nebraska Historic Site
This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places Nebraska State Historical Society — Map (db m58984) HM
Nebraska (York County), York — Moving People and Goods on the Overland Trail

Before the transcontinental railroad was completed, the nation entrusted the West's trade and economic survival to an assortment of muleskinners, bullwhackers and stage drivers. From the early 1850s to 1869, the Overland Trail saw lumbering . . . — Map (db m79840) HM

Nebraska (York County), York — The Purple Heart

The Purple Heart medal was originated by General George Washington on August 7, 1782 for distinguished valor and is now awarded only to members of the armed forces of the United States who have been wounded in combat against an armed . . . — Map (db m79826) HM WM

New York (Albany County), Albany — General Washington

traveled this road on his tours of the Mohawk Valley 1782 and 1783. — Map (db m115354) HM

New York (Columbia County), Kinderhook — James Clark
James Clark, who was born April 10th 1785 and died May 15th 1832, was, during the many years of his residence in the Village of Kinderhook, a public-spirited citizen, actively engaged in commercial pursuits and always foremost in every enterprise . . . — Map (db m46702) HM
New York (Dutchess County), Beacon — J. Robert Cramer

In memory of Firefighter J. Robert Cramer An active member of Lewis Tompkins Co. and the City of Beacon Fire Department who lost his life in the line of duty at the 144-146 Main Street Fire on January 29, 1955

A . . . — Map (db m124849) HM

New York (Jefferson County), Clayton — Clayton Opera HouseA Thousand Islands Cultural Center — Cultural Heritage

"...for use in perpetuity as a Community and Performing Arts Center" Town of Clayton, April 9, 2000

Performing in Clayton For over 100 years the Opera House has set the stage for performances of all kinds. . . . — Map (db m126418) HM

New York (Onondaga County), Syracuse — atLantic ocean

the head representing the Atlantic Ocean features Neptune's trident upholding a crescent shaped moon, indicative of the relationship between the moon and the tides. To one side is the compass chart and to the other is the compass box top . . . — Map (db m110223) HM

New York (Orange County), Middletown — The Calvert Vaux Entranceway to Hillside Cemetery

Honoring the celebrated landscape architect, associate of Frederick Law Olmstead, who designed the cemetery in 1861. —————————————— Hillside Cemetery . . . — Map (db m118380) HM

New York (Sullivan County), Hankins — Hankins

In 1834 John Hankins bought the land now called Hankins. He built the first store, blacksmith shop and sawmill—main industry lumbering. Was Justice of Peace and then Supervisor of the town in 1851[.] Erie R.R. named it Hankins Station. — Map (db m121873) HM

New York (Washington County), Whitehall — Veterans MemorialWhitehall, New York — Birthplace of the U.S. Navy

We will never forget our Veterans who answered the world's call for freedom

[Honor Rolls]

Dedicated May 25, 1992 — Map (db m109355) WM

Ohio (Auglaize County), Wapakoneta — 5-6 — Dayton and Michigan Railroad
Side A The Dayton and Michigan Railroad provided the single most important impetus to the growth and development of Wapakoneta. Although Wapakoneta had been platted in 1833, at the time of incorporation (1848), "the town was still without any . . . — Map (db m12406) HM
Ohio (Belmont County), Barnesville — American Legion Post 168 Veterans Memorial
In Memory of All American Veterans Lest We Forget — Map (db m26745) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Middletown — Middletown Korean Conflict Memorial
This memorial is dedicated in memory of those men and women who served so gallantly for their country during the Korean Conflict, may this living memorial serve as a constant reminder for their struggle for freedom and to the ones who . . . — Map (db m29990) WM
Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — 1-12 — Davey Moore Park
Davey Moore was the Featherweight Champion of the World from 1959 to 1963, punching his way to a 56-6-1 record while always admitting that "Only 10 seconds separate me from being champion or nothing." A tough little boxer with a powerful punch, he . . . — Map (db m13277) HM
Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — Snyder Park
Erected June 1904 by the people of Springfield to the memory of John and David L. Snyder who gave and amply endowed Snyder Park — Map (db m13909) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Orange — 17-21 — The Gooding House and Tavern / Rural Taverns in Early Ohio History
The Gooding House and Tavern Known as the "Halfway House," the Gooding House and Tavern was built by George B. Gooding halfway between the towns of Worthington and Delaware in 1827. Its location was influenced by construction of the Columbus . . . — Map (db m12824) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Lancaster — St. Mary's Church Centennial1820 - 1920
Fist Mass, 1817 Lancaster, Ohio. —————— Sancta Maria, Ora Pro Nobis. — Map (db m61841) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — 97-25 — Columbus Main Library / Judge Noah Swayne Home
Columbus Main Library The first tax supported free public library in Columbus was formed in 1873 and housed in City Hall. In 1901, City Librarian John Pugh petitioned Andrew Carnegie for funding and was granted $200,000. In 1903, the Swayne . . . — Map (db m12927) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Franklin County Civil War Memorial
In recognition and in loving memory of the men who on land and sea upheld the honor and integrity of our country and flag in the War of the Rebellion this monument is erected. 1861-1865 —————— . . . — Map (db m23487) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Worthington — 36-25 — Jeffers Mound
Archaeologists believe that this prehistoric mound, part of a complex of earthworks, was used for rituals by the Hopewell people and was probably built between 100 BC and 400 AD. Note the painted post tops marking the Hopewell pole house footprint. . . . — Map (db m12756) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 57-31 — Miss Doherty's College Preparatory School for Girls
Mary Harlan Doherty was born in 1862 in the Dayton Street neighborhood of Cincinnati. She graduated from Woodward High School in 1880 at a time when women were not expected to go to college, but rather to marry, raise children, and take care of . . . — Map (db m24624) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — Site of Home Field of First Pro Baseball Team
The first professional baseball team, the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings, played their home games on this site in a ballpark called Union Grounds. The facility included a main grandstand (nicknamed the “Grand Duchess”), two wings of . . . — Map (db m23937) HM
Ohio (Hamilton County), Cincinnati — 23-31 — The Cincinnati Observatory"Lighthouse of the Sky"
Side A: Prompted by response to his popular lectures, astronomer Ormsby MacKnight Mitchel (1809-1862) founded the Cincinnati Astronomical Society (CAS) in 1842. With CAS funding, Mitchel traveled to Munich, Bavaria, to acquire the optical . . . — Map (db m24623) HM
Ohio (Licking County), Buckeye Lake — 13-45 — Buckeye Lake
[Marker Front]: Formed by the retreating glacier more than 14,000 years ago, Buckeye Lake first existed as a shallow, swampy pond, named "Buffalo Swamp" by Ohio Company explorer Christopher Gist in 1751. Beginning in 1826 the State . . . — Map (db m12959) HM
Ohio (Madison County), London — War Savings Stamps
In recognition of the patriotism of the people of Madison County who oversubscribed their War Saving Quota in 1918 this tablet is gratefully erected by the Ohio War Savings Committee — Map (db m53903) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Casstown — 23-55 — Brigadier General John Webb
Born in Kentucky in 1793, his family moved to the Ohio country in 1797. Taught by his mother and in a log-cabin school near Dayton, he began teaching here by 1809. Purchasing land here in 1811, he served at Fort Greenville in the War of 1812. He . . . — Map (db m28367) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Conover — 17-55 — Brown Township School District #6(Allen's School)
In 1832, Sylvanus Allen's property became the site of Brown Township's sixth and final school district. Following many building expansions, the current building, constructed in 1916, became the home of the Lena-Conover Consolidated School and . . . — Map (db m29839) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Piqua — Shawnee BridgeCity of Piqua, Ohio — 1915 - 2005
The 1915 Shawnee (Lorimer) Bridge was dedicated in part to the forty-four men, women and children who lost their lives in the 1913 flood. The waters of the Great Miami River broke free from their banks on March 25, 1913 and devastated the areas of . . . — Map (db m17322) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 1st AACS, MobileFrom March 1952 Until January 1975 — "1st In Last Out"

Provided mobile communications and air traffic control support to operations in Korea, the Pacific, South Pacific and Vietnam.

Decorations Presidential Unit Citations (Southeast Asia) Three Air Force Outstanding Unit Awards with . . . — Map (db m84955) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 2nd Bomb Group (H)7 Dec. 1941 - 28 Feb. 1946
20th Bomb Sq (H) • 49th Bomb Sq (H) 96th Bomb Sq (H) • 429th Bomb Sq (H) The 2d Bombardment Group relocated to Ephrata, Washington, then to Great Falls, Montana in 1942. Received newer B-17 aircraft and deployed to Algeria in North . . . — Map (db m26263) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 509th Composite GroupFirst Atomic Bombardment — Silverplate B-29 • 20th Air Force

The 509th Composite Group operated from the island of Tinian in the western Pacific from June to November, 1945.

On 6 August 1945, a B-29 of the 393rd Bomb Squadron dropped the first atomic bomb on the Japanese city of Hiroshima. Three days . . . — Map (db m95151) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Alexander P. de Seversky
In memory of Major Alexander P. de Seversky Aviator, Engineer, Advocate of Air Power 1894 - 1974 — Map (db m26278) HM WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — United States Air Force Security PoliceIn Peace and War — "The Peacekeepers"
To the men and women of the Air Security Police and Forces, from the Wright Brothers to the Space Shuttles You have not failed your God your family or your country. The Defenders Designed by Eleftherios Karkadoulias SC 2000 . . . — Map (db m51195) HM
Ohio (Morgan County), Bristol — 10-58 — Miner's Memorial Park
Side A: Agriculture dominated the economy of southeastern Ohio's Morgan County until the 1940s when harvests dwindled, the population declined, and land values dropped. Surface mining the area's rich underground coal deposits replaced . . . — Map (db m13595) HM
Ohio (Morgan County), McConnelsville — Windlass or Crab Winch
The earliest North American mechanism used to open miter gates on steamboat locks were muscle powered, geared winches (windlass, crabs), which quickly replaced balance beams when lock widths exceeded about 25 feet. This 3,360 pound windlass . . . — Map (db m16717) HM
Ohio (Ross County), Chillicothe — Enderlin Civil War Memorial
Erected 1917 by Richard Enderlin Co. B. 73 Regt. O.V.V.I. to the memory of his comrades who helped to preserve the Union LOYALTY — Map (db m14645) HM
Ohio (Shelby County), Sidney — Shelby County Veterans Memorial
Dedicated to all men and women who served the armed forces of the United States in the defense of their country — Map (db m29704) HM
Ohio (Summit County), Akron — 41-77 — Middlebury Cemetery
This burying ground was the first public cemetery located within Akron's boundaries. It was also known as the "Old Cemetery" and the "Newton Street Cemetery." Deacon Titus Chapman donated this land in 1808 as a burying ground, and he was probably . . . — Map (db m43444) HM
Ohio (Summit County), Barberton — 16-77 — PPG Industries in Barbeton1900 - 2000
Attracted by the availability of raw materials and railroad transportation, the Pittsburgh Plate Glass Company (PPG) built a plant here in 1899 to make soda ash for the company's glassmaking operations. This plant began production in 1900 as the . . . — Map (db m43744) HM
Ohio (Tuscarawas County), Dover — Dover Concert Band, 1924On the steps of the Ohio Statehouse
The Dover Concert Band, shown here in new uniforms, was popular and successful for many years. This photo was taken when the band traveled to Columbus to perform at the Ohio State Fair. Front and center are Bandleader Domenic Greco and Governor Vic . . . — Map (db m15181) HM
Ohio (Warren County), Lebanon — 2-83 — Union Village(1805 - 1912)
Side A: Union Village, the first and largest Shaker (United Society of Believers) community west of the Allegheny Mountains, was established in 1805. Nearly 4,000 Shakers lived in Union Village, the last living here until 1920. They owned 4,500 . . . — Map (db m24074) HM
Ohio (Washington County), Belpre — 22-84 — Underground Railroad Crossings / Near Border War
Underground Railroad Crossings Underground Railroad crossings, agents, and conductors were common along the Ohio River between Washington County, Ohio and Wood County, Virginia. At Constitution, six miles upriver from Belpre, Judge Ephraim . . . — Map (db m20130) HM
Oklahoma (Creek County), Bristow — VFW Post 3656 Charter
By the authority of the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States be it known that Comrades Elbert R. Anderson ∙ Walter G. Bisbee ∙ Edward R. Burris ∙ Clarence A. Davis ∙ Ralph H. Gable, Jr. ∙ Lee J. Johnson . . . — Map (db m41939) HM
Oklahoma (Kay County), Newkirk — First National Bank
This Roman Classic structure with a corner recessed entry and simple columns was built in 1899. The building was originally known as the Dilday building and is constructed with native limestone secured a few miles east of Newkirk. John Pierce . . . — Map (db m60456) HM
Oklahoma (Mayes County), Pryor — Veterans Memorial1776 - 1976
In memory of those who served our country — Map (db m68093) WM
Oklahoma (Osage County), Pawhuska — The Battle of Wooster Mound
Near this site on August 8, 1903, U.S. Deputy Marshal Wiley G. Haines, Chief of Osage Indian Police Warren Bennett, and Constable Henry Majors ended the career of the notorious outlaw gang known as the Martin brothers. The outlaws were wanted for . . . — Map (db m52632) HM
Oklahoma (Rogers County), Verdigris — The H. Tom Kight, Jr. BridgeThe Van Guard of Modern Highways
Dedicated as an honor to a faithful public servant for his many achievements ———————— Born at Claremore Okla, in the heart of the "Will Rogers" country . . . — Map (db m67843) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — The Daily Review116 Main St.
This handsome building was built in 1896 using stone from the same quarry as the Courthouse, Old Jail and Christ Episcopal Church. The building is Italianate style with a hipped roof and pressed metal cornice with paired brackets and dentils. The . . . — Map (db m90322) HM
Pennsylvania (Bradford County), Towanda — United States NavyNot For Self But For Country

1775 - 1917 John Paul Jones captures the HMS Drake. Battles of Lake Champlain & Lake Erie — Francis Scott Key writes our National Anthem during the bombing of Fort McHenry 09/13/1834 [sic - 1814] War of 1812 — . . . — Map (db m117293) HM WM

Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Bristol — The Tidal Lock1832 - 1931
“Coal boats consigned to Philadelphia and adjacent ports were assembled in the river outside the tide lock in rows of up to twenty-one boats, three abreast, to be taken down the river by steamboats. The departure of these tows was . . . — Map (db m31258) HM
Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Levittown — Levittown
This fully planned, six-home style residential community was conceived by the builder William J. Levitt. The first family moved in, June 23, 1952. When completed in 1957, Levittown contained 17,311 homes on 5,750 acres, designed for a population of . . . — Map (db m30975) HM
Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Newtown — Durham Road Milestone
Bearing the inscription "1 M to N" (one mile to Newtown) this milestone is believed to have been placed before 1741. It is one of two such markers still located on the historical 43-mile road from Bristol to Durham Furnace. Newtown, an important . . . — Map (db m31158) HM
Pennsylvania (Carbon County), Parryville — Parryville Historic District

[Marker is largely illegible] — Map (db m124045) HM

Pennsylvania (Chester County), Elverson — Ironmaster's Garden
An elaborate arrangement of flowers, herbs, and fruits once decorated these terraces. Violets, poppies, roses, daffodils, and hollyhocks were formally arranged in the ironmaster's garden. Rosemay and thyme scented the air as Hopewell's gardener . . . — Map (db m23988) HM
Pennsylvania (Columbia County), Bloomsburg — 56-64 East Main Street

This property contributes to the Bloomsburg Historic District Placed on the National Register of Historic Places 1983 — Map (db m119402) HM

Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Carlisle — Old GraveyardWalking Tour Stop 10
The Old Graveyard was Carlisle's first burial ground. The earliest surviving marker is dated 1757, six years after Carlisle's founding 1n 1751. Title from the Penn family for the original “three acres, three quarters, and fifteen . . . — Map (db m19494) HM
Pennsylvania (Dauphin County), Hershey — Veterans Memorial

In commemoration of those who served our country — Map (db m108405) WM

Pennsylvania (Delaware County), Llanerch — The Birth of Llanerch

Comfortable and reliable rail transportation to and from Philadelphia encouraged the development and growth of suburban neighborhoods in Haverford Township. The large sign behind the trolley car instructs perspective buyers of homes in Llanerch . . . — Map (db m102754) HM

Pennsylvania (Huntingdon County), Huntingdon — 23 — Speer HouseAmerican Presbyterian and Reformed Historical Site
Home of R. Milton Speer Congressman, 1870-1874, and his Sons: William McMurtrie Speer, 1865-1923 Newspaperman and Lawyer Robert E. Speer, 1867-1947 Missionary Statesman and Church Leader Victor Speer, 1872-1909 Newspaperman and . . . — Map (db m122374) HM
Pennsylvania (Juniata County), Mifflintown — John HarrisIn Memory Of
. . . — Map (db m53721) HM
Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Archbald — Veterans Memorial

In memory of all veterans who served their country — Map (db m128072) WM

Pennsylvania (Lackawanna County), Carbondale — General Jerome F. O’Malley
Born and raised in Carbondale, Pennsylvania 1932-1985 Graduated St. Rose High School 1949 West Point-1953 Air Command with Staff College with Distinction George Washington University-MBA-1955 Naval War College-1970 Command Pilot-flew over . . . — Map (db m89303) WM
Pennsylvania (Lycoming County), Williamsport — Bush Campus CenterPennsylvania College of Technology History Trail Stop 4 — 1914 • Centennial • 2014

Constructed in 1993

The Bush Campus Center offers vital student services and activities. Developing social and leadership skills, maintaining a healthy lifestyle, and preparing for the world of work are important aspects of student life . . . — Map (db m122459) HM

Pennsylvania (Mifflin County), Lewistown — Coleman House
Former Site of Red Lion Inn First troops to answer President Abraham Lincoln's Call to Arms for the Civil War were mustered here Mifflin County Historic Place Circa 1871 — Map (db m52435) HM
Pennsylvania (Perry County), Duncannon — Veterans Memorial

To Servicemen who served their country during all wars

To all Veterans who served — Map (db m119920) WM

Pennsylvania (Perry County), Liverpool — Veterans Memorial

In memory of All Veterans who served our country — Map (db m119869) HM

Pennsylvania (Union County), Lewisburg — William Cameron

Through the generosity of Squire Wm. Cameron, he presented to the Borough of Lewisburg $10,000 for the purchase of a steam powered fire engine made by the Silsby Co. In honor of this generous gift, the present fire company, at that time, voted . . . — Map (db m127640) HM

Pennsylvania (Union County), Mifflinburg — Typical Floor Plan of Continental Central Fireplace Log House

First floor room arrangement of Mifflinburg's log house

Heating and cooking in this log house differs from typical layouts. No signs of framing for such a large fireplace was found. Rather, a small 8" diameter pipe hole, which . . . — Map (db m127471) HM

Pennsylvania (Wayne County), Honesdale — Christy MathewsonTo The Memory Of

Famous Pitcher of the New York Giants

who in 1898 and 1899 on the adjacent silk mill flats led the old Honesdale Eagles to many a victory and started a career which has been unexcelled in the annals of professional . . . — Map (db m116007) HM

Pennsylvania (York County), York — York County's 250th Anniversary

Founded in 1749, York County was the fifth county in Pennsylvania and the first to be formed west of the Susquehanna River. Convinced that the area had gained sufficient population, wealth, and the need for a local government, the provincial . . . — Map (db m100699) HM

Texas (Blanco County), Johnson City — Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc.
These plaques were first installed on the original Pedernales Electric Cooperative, Inc. headquarters building in 1939. Pedernales Electric Co-operative - Incorporated - Erected 1939 Dedicated to the extension of electric . . . — Map (db m31093) HM
Texas (Tom Green County), Goodfellow Air Force Base — T-6G TexanDisplayed 14 April 2005
Wingspan: 42' 0" • Max. Speed: 205 mph Length: 29' 6" • Service Ceiling: 23,200' Cost: $27,000 • Engine: P&W R-1340 w/600 hp North American Aviation manufactured more than 15,000 "Texans" before production ceased in the early 1950's. . . . — Map (db m71788) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Bryce Canyon National Park — Bryce Canyon Lodge
Union Pacific Railroad served Bryce Canyon well as it grew to national park status. The railroad's vision of the site's potential for tourism culminated in the creation of the "Grand Circle Tour", a tour that traveled to several parks in one trip. . . . — Map (db m40550) HM
Utah (Garfield County), Panguitch — Podunk Guard Station
Podunk received its name from a Paiute Indian named Po Dunk, who had become lost in the heavily timbered area near the East Fork of the Sevier River. The area was named after him, and the guard station named after the area in which it was built and . . . — Map (db m40482) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Charlton HestonUtah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
. . . — Map (db m41318) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Peter BrownUtah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Handsome actor, Peter Brown, star of the "Lawman" and "Laredo" television series has always been an ardent supporter of Kanab City's activities and Peter has been a popular guest star at many of the "Western Legends" film festivals. His many roles . . . — Map (db m41286) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Robert TaylorUtah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
One of the most handsome and popular leading men of Hollywood’s so called Golden Era, Robert Taylor often stated that westerns were his favorite type of film to make. Robert was one of Kanab’s most frequent visitors as he starred here in M.G.M.’s . . . — Map (db m41403) HM
Vermont (Addison County), Vergennes — Vergennes 150th Anniversary1788 • 1938 — Qui Patres Transtulit Nos Sustineat

Commemorating the one hundred and fiftieth year of incorporation

Erected August 15, 1939 — Map (db m109238) HM

Vermont (Chittenden County), Shelburne — Weaving ShopConstructed on-site: 1955

Constructed using historic building materials, the Weaving Shop exhibits a variety of hand-spinning and weaving equipment and interprets American textile traditions practiced in a 19th-century weaving shop.

On view are processing . . . — Map (db m109174) HM

Washington (King County), Seattle — First Presbyterian Church of Seattle World War II Memorial1939 • 1945

In memory of the men of our church who gave their lives for their country and the liberty of the world

Major Golland C. Clark Jr. P.F.C. Hugh E. Craven Private H. E. Dupar Lieut. David C. Hall Jr. P.O. J. Francis Henning Milton E. . . . — Map (db m81461) HM

Washington (Skagit County), Anacortes — Life Aboard a Snagboat
A skipper and crew of up to 14 lived and worked on the W.T. Preston. River maintenance skills were cultivated and passed to the next generation. A diligent fireman could earn a license and work up to engineer. Deckhands were promoted to . . . — Map (db m74110) HM
West Virginia (Jefferson County), Harpers Ferry — The Black Americans

In memory of The Black Americans who fought here for freedom from human slavery

June, 1976 — Map (db m103575) HM

Wisconsin (Door County), Sturgeon Bay — Lost Great Lakes Mariners

For many centuries, mariners have traversed the Great Lakes to deliver passengers and cargo, to gather fish, and to enjoy the splendid waters. This plaque is dedicated to those who lost their lives in this great water wilderness: the commercial . . . — Map (db m89853) HM

Wisconsin (Manitowoc County), Manitowoc — U.S.S. Golet (SS 361)

Keel Laid 27 January 1943 Launched 1 August 1943 Commissioned 30 November 1943

On 18 March 1944 the U.S.S. Golet departed Pearl Harbor to begin her first patrol. A severe combination of fog, rain, and ice prohibited her from . . . — Map (db m98710) HM WM

Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 39 — Milwaukee Terminal BuildingHistoric Third Ward Walking Tour Site 39
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Herman Esser Tour Site 39 c.1920 — Map (db m38527) HM
Wisconsin (Racine County), Racine — Gilbert Knapp Park
This memorial is dedicated in memory of Capt Gilbert Knapp who founded Racine, Wisconsin in the year 1834 This memorial is a bequest to the City of Racine by Herman C. Menge — Map (db m69197) HM

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