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By William Fischer, Jr., May 21, 2009
The First National Bank of Newville Marker
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Brentwood Bay — The Japanese Garden
The first of Jennie Butchart's formal gardens, the Japanese Garden was started in 1906. A Japanese landscape artist, Isaburo Kishida, assisted her with the design. Under the supervision of Hugh Lindsay the first of Mrs. Butchart's head . . . — Map (db m74513) HM
British Columbia (Capital Regional District), Victoria — 90 mm Anti-Aircraft Gun — Canon Antiaιrien de 90 mm
During the 1950s this type of anti-aircraft gun was part of the Victoria-Esquimalt defences, although it was not used here at Fort Rodd Hill. This American-made weapon had begun to replace the British-designed 3.7-inch gun as the Canadian . . . — Map (db m75031) HM
New Brunswick (Westmoreland County), Moncton — Armenian Genocide Centennial Memorial — 1915 - 2015 — April 24, 1915

In memory of the 1.5 million martyrs of the Armenian Genocide and all victims of genocide

A la mιmoire de 1,5 millions de martyrs du gιnocide armιnien et de toutes les victimes de gιnocide — Map (db m106601) HM WM

New Brunswick (Westmoreland County), Sackville — Town Hall — 1924

Once the Amasa Killam property, granted in 1765, this site has contained a number of commercial stores including the Crane-Allison store. The intersection has long been called Crane's Corner. Other stores operating at this site were Smith & . . . — Map (db m106476) HM

Nova Scotia (Yarmouth County), Yarmouth — Coronation Park

Sophia Killam Caie saw a need, and she was determined to meet it. The north end of town - Milton - needed a recreation ground for sports and games.

Mrs. Caie, along with her husband, Robert, owned a portion of land that was ideally . . . — Map (db m107323) HM

Ontario (Middlesex County), London — "Holy Roller"
Presented to the City of London by 1st Hussars, 4th June 1950 in memory of the First Hussars who fell in two World Wars The only tank of 6th Canadian Armoured Regiment (1st Hussars) to complete campaign in North-West Europe D-Day . . . — Map (db m18922) HM
Ontario (Ottawa County), Ottawa — Lotta Hitschmanova, C.C. — 1909 • 1990
Founded USC Canada 10 June 1945 Unitarian Service Committee of Canada Harold Pfeiffer, Sculptor — Map (db m75710) HM
Germany, Thuringia, Erfurt — General Medical Insurance Building (AOK) — Gebδude der Allgemeinen Ortskrankenkasse (AOK)
1930 errichtet Funktionalbau im Stil der Neuen Sachlichkeit Architekt Theo Kellner Bildhauer Hans Walther ———————— Built in 1930 Functionally built in the New Objectivity style . . . — Map (db m76964) HM
Germany, Thuringia (Weimarer Land Kreis (District)), Buchenwald Memorial — Storage Cellar / Vorratskeller
Storage cellar of the inmates' kitchen, built in 1938/39 ———————— Vorratskeller der Hδftlingskόche, erbaut 1938/39 ———————— [French and . . . — Map (db m76560) HM
Ireland, Ulster (County Donegal), Carrick — Carrick / An Charraig
In 1907 a young woman from Carrick, who had emigrated to America was at the centre of a national controversy. Mary Cunningham worked as a domestic servant for the famous sculptor Augustus Saint-Gaudins in New Hampshire. It was claimed that . . . — Map (db m72266) HM
Italy, Lazio (Metropolitan City of Rome), Rome — Temple of Antoninus and Faustina — Tempio di Antonio e Faustina

Temple of Antoninus and Faustina The temple - as indicated by the inscription - was dedicated by the Senate to Faustina in AD 141 and, when he died, to her husband the emperor Antoninus Pius (138-161 AD). The long walls of the cella, . . . — Map (db m84366) HM

Italy, Lazio (Metropolitan City of Rome), Rome — The 'Stadium' / Lo 'Stadio'

The 'Stadium' The so-called Stadium, another important area of the Flavian Palace, was in fact a huge rectangular garden area with a hemicycle at one end.

The Garden was enclosed by a portico and its perimeter was marked out by a . . . — Map (db m84166) HM

United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Fermanagh), Irvinestown — Welcome to Irvinestown
The town takes its name from the Irvine family who were the landlords of the district and came from Bonshaw in Scotland in the 17th century. They lived at Castle Irvine which today is known as Necarne Castle. The town was first known as . . . — Map (db m72609) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Bernadette
The Artists' first coloured mural is a tribute to the women of Derry and their role in the civil rights campaign. Bernadette Devlin, Britain's youngest MP, addresses the crowd during the Battle of the Bogside: her actions resulted in a six month . . . — Map (db m71187) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Bishop's Gate
The centenary of the siege In 1789 the cannons roared in peace, the bells rang out and the Protestant and Catholic bishops processed together to St Columb's Cathedral to celebrate the centenary of the siege. To mark the event Bishop Hervey . . . — Map (db m71012) HM
United Kingdom, Northern Ireland (County Londonderry), Derry-Londonderry — Verbal Arts Centre
The Former First Derry Primary School was established on the city walls as a Blue Coat School in 1773 and moved to this site in 1894. The (listed) building was purchased in 1996 and then renovated by the Verbal Arts Centre: it has been designed . . . — Map (db m70998) HM
Arizona (Coconino County), Grand Canyon National Park — Mule Barns — Constructed in 1907
The mule barn and the nearby livery stable were two of the most important buildings in the original Grand Canyon Village. In the early 1900's, when all travel within the village was by horse-drawn carriage, these huge barns were the center of all . . . — Map (db m39585) HM
Arizona (Maricopa County), Glendale — Adobe House — at Sahuaro Ranch . . .
This house, which is the oldest building at Sahuaro Ranch, is believed to have been built in 1887, one year after William Bartlett started the ranch. It was constructed of adobe bricks made here at the ranch, possibly using dirt that was excavated . . . — Map (db m40639) HM
Arizona (Yavapai County), Camp Verde — Camp Verde
The oldest settlement in the Verde Valley. Site of historic Fort Verde. The first settlers came into the valley in February, 1865, followed by the military in August, 1865. Original military and historic buildings still stand. — Map (db m40814) HM
Arkansas (Benton County), Bella Vista — War on Terrorism

The paradox of power is that a weaker nation will seek help from a stronger nation to resolve a problem, then hate the stronger nation because the weaker nation could not solve the problem themselves.

Though it was not realized at the time, . . . — Map (db m92254) HM WM

Arkansas (Benton County), Lowell — Canning Factory

January 1936, Tom Farish & Joe Steele started building a canning factory using a lot of donated labor. The first run of green beans was June 26, 1936, tomatoes July 22, 1936, followed by spinach and other products later on.

After Tom Farish . . . — Map (db m93283) HM

Arkansas (Sebastian County), Fort Smith — Reynolds - Davis Wholesale Grocery Company — 300 Garrison Avenue
This facade is all the remains of the five story building occupied from 1907 to 1955 by Reynolds - Davis Wholesale Grocery Company. The building subsequently served Checker Transfer & Storage Company from 1957 thru 1988 as well as other tenants . . . — Map (db m57919) HM
California (Fresno County), Fresno — George M. Bowman — 1891 - 1984
This Water Tower is dedicated to George M. Bowman in recognition for thirty-six years of dedicated service to the City of Fresno and for his accomplishments as a naval officer. He was the city's first chief engineer and became general manager of . . . — Map (db m41071) HM
Delaware (New Castle County), Arden — Grubb Family Burying Ground

In 1677, John Grubb (1652-1708) came from Stoke Climsland, Cornwall and settled on the Delaware River at "Grubb's Landing." He was one of the first Englishmen in Delaware.

John and his wife Francis raised nine children: Emanuel Grubb . . . — Map (db m102482) HM

Illinois (Fayette County), Vandalia — Where Did Lincoln Stay? — 1834
As the Illinois State Capital, Vandalia provided many hotels to serve the needs of legislators and visitors. Vandalia had at least eleven hotels that served the needs of travelers. Whenever a session of the legislature was in progress, these . . . — Map (db m42525) HM
Illinois (McHenry County), Crystal Lake — 85 — El Tovar Theatre — 1929

[Title is text] — Map (db m94587) HM

Illinois (McHenry County), Union — Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul & Pacific 37A — 1961 E9A Diesel-Electric Cab Unit
Along with long-distance passenger service from Chicago to Milwaukee, the Twin Cities, Omaha, and the Pacific Northwest, the Milwaukee Road also ran an extensive commuter service to Chicago's Western and Northern suburbs. Electro-Motive's . . . — Map (db m39242) HM
Illinois (McHenry County), Union — The Burlington Zephyrs / Articulated Trains
The Burlington Zephyrs The Chicago, Burlington & Quincy introduced the three-car Zephyr, the first in a series of lightweight stainless steel streamliners, in 1934. The Zephyr (later called Pioneer Zephyr) captured . . . — Map (db m39210) HM
Illinois (Will County), Plainfield — E J & E Depot No. 4 — [Elgin, Joliet & Eastern Railway]

Built by 1887, this wood-framed depot was located originally on the south side of the railroad tracks at Center Street, approximately 1.25 miles east of the present site. Now sited along a later spur line, the depot originally served the main . . . — Map (db m94144) HM

Indiana (Knox County), Vincennes — The First Presbyterian Church In Indiana Territory
In 1805 Transylvania Presbytery, Kentucky on petition of pioneer settlers in Knox County sent Rev. Thomas Cleland, who thus became the first Presbyterian minister to preach in Vincennes. The service was held at the Council House in the Indian . . . — Map (db m61838) HM
Iowa (Iowa County), Amana — Ronneburg Restaurant — 1860

This communal kitchen and residence was converted into a restaurant soon after the communal era. It has been home to the Ronneburg since 1950. — Map (db m90182) HM

Iowa (Page County), Shenandoah — American Veterans Memorial

The city of Shenandoah remembers and honors all those citizens of this community who have served in the military of the United States Of America in peacetime, and in these wars and conflicts since Iowa became a state in 1846.

Mexican War . . . — Map (db m87717) WM

Iowa (Pottawattamie County), Council Bluffs — Grenville M. Dodge — 1831 - 1916 — To Honor

Pioneer Legislator and Patriot U. S. Army General and Distinguished Civil and Military Engineer — Map (db m93901) HM

Iowa (Worth County), Northwood — Hunter Building — 1887

This property is listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m89782) HM

Kansas (Atchison County), Atchison — "the water...contains a half...Glass of ooze"
"The water we drink or the Common water of the missourie at this time, contains a half a Comm Wine Glass of ooze or mud to every pint-" William Clark June 21, 1804 The Missouri River of Lewis and Clark's era was wild and unpredictable. It . . . — Map (db m44801) HM
Kansas (Atchison County), Atchison — Atchison Veterans Memorial
. . . — Map (db m44815) HM
Kansas (Atchison County), Atchison — 5 — Massasoit House — Company and Division Headquarters, Added Station — Sep. 14, 1861 - Nov. 20, 1861
On September 14, 1861 the "Central Overland California and Pike's Peak Express Co." who were the original owners and operators of the Pony Express moved their offices from the Patee House in St. Joseph, Missouri to here at the "Massasoit House." It . . . — Map (db m44626) HM
Kansas (Atchison County), Atchison — Webster Wirt Hetherington House — (Evah C. Cray Historical Home Museum)
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m44690) HM
Kansas (Barton County), Great Bend — Rover Boys Express — 21st Bomber Command • 73rd Bomb Wing — 499th Bomb Group • 878th Bomb Squadron
. . . — Map (db m64285) WM
Kansas (Barton County), Pawnee Rock — “One of the Grandest Sights Ever Beheld”
Standing here 175 years ago Santa Fe Trail travelers looked out over a sea of grass. About three miles to the south a line of timber marked the Arkansas River which meandered across the prairie. A few plum thickets dotted the landscape, and an . . . — Map (db m64203) HM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — "But I Can Fire a Pistol"
"But remember this, I am a girl, but I can fire a pistol and if ever the time comes I will send some of you to the place where there is [sic] 'weeping and knashing of teeth'...." Gene Campbell, in a letter to James Montgomery, . . . — Map (db m54075) HM
Kansas (Bourbon County), Fort Scott — Bank of Fort Scott — 1886 — Fort Scott Historic District 1860
Constructed, owned and operated by C.F. Drake as the Bank of Ft. Scott from 1886 to 1905. Later used as real estate, commercial & retail offices. — Map (db m44165) HM
Kansas (Chase County), Strong City — W.B. Strong Memorial Railroad Park — Strong City, Kansas — Established 1990
The town of Strong City originated in March of 1871 when the Santa Fe Railroad was completed to the point then known as Cottonwood Station. Strong City was referred to as Cottonwood Station until 1881. In February of 1881 a petition was signed by a . . . — Map (db m45601) HM
Kansas (Cherokee County), Baxter Springs — Crowell Bank — Baxter Springs Historic Walking Tour
The first bank in Baxter Springs was the Bank of Baxter also called the Crowell Bank. It was established in 1870 and did business in this building. H. R. Crowell, the founder, was the second mayor of Baxter Springs. In May of 1876, Jesse James and . . . — Map (db m37531) HM
Kansas (Cherokee County), Riverton — Marsh Rainbow Arch Bridge
Rainbow Curve Bridge constructed in 1923 over Brush Creek. Only remaining Marsh Arch Bridge on Route 66. Listed on the National Registry March 10, 1983. — Map (db m52060) HM
Kansas (Clay County), Clay Center — Clay Center Municipal Band Shell

Constructed in 1934 with PWA funds H.L. Stevens, City Engr. Wesley J. Morse, Designer Dedicated May 30, 1934

Refurbished in 1996 by Craftmaster, Wichita, Ks. With funds provided by City of Clay Center and Individual . . . — Map (db m80983) HM

Kansas (Coffey County), Waverly — Veterans Memorial

Dedicated in honor of all who served in the Armed Forces

We must always remember it is because of their sacrifices that we enjoy our freedom today —————————— This . . . — Map (db m89321) WM

Kansas (Dickinson County), Chapman — Veterans Memorial — All Gave Some, Some Gave All
. . . — Map (db m90425) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Doniphan — Samuel T. Carpenter — Died January 29, 1879
A member of Co. K Vet. Reserve Corps of Escort to Remains of Pres. A. Lincoln April 1865 — Map (db m52996) HM
Kansas (Doniphan County), Wathena — "Espyd. a wolf"
"...towards the Evening a many Espyd. a wolf lying a Sleep with the Noise of the Oars Racing he awoke Stood to know what was a comeing..." Sergeant Joseph Whitehouse July 7, 1804 The Corps of Discovery, a United States Army expedition . . . — Map (db m55965) HM
Kansas (Douglas County), Lawrence — South Park — Established 1854
Historic South Park was the first park of Lawrence and part of the original townsite that was founded in 1854. The park was originally used as a public area to grow crops and graze livestock for the City's residents. It is the most historic park . . . — Map (db m76603) HM
Kansas (Ellis County), Ellis — Ellis' Original Main Street
Officially organized and founded as a city in 1870, the first street laid out and used was known as Edwards Street (now west 9th). The heart of Ellis' business district started and grew here offering such services as hotels, saloons, general . . . — Map (db m59173) HM
Kansas (Ford County), Howell — 67 — Santa Fe Trail — 1822 - 1872
[Title is marker text] — Map (db m65439) HM
Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — M3 Personnel Carrier Half-Track
Armament: .50 cal. machine gun Crew: 3 plus 10 infantry Weight: 18,800 lbs Speed: 45 mph Range: 220 miles The basic M3 half-track was fielded in 1940 and used on all fronts throughout World War II. This vehicle proved reliable and as . . . — Map (db m66650) HM
Kansas (Geary County), Fort Riley — M36 Tank Destroyer

Armament: M3 90 mm gun Crew: 5 Weight: 62,004 lbs Speed: 30 mph Range: 149 miles

The M36 nicknamed the "Jackson", started its action in July 1944 in Europe. The tank carried the M3 90 mm gun - the most powerful US anti-tank weapon . . . — Map (db m80747) HM

Kansas (Greenwood County), Neal — 58 — Greenwood County and the Bluestem Pasture Region of Kansas
This county lies almost wholly within one of the world's great beef cattle feeding grounds, the Bluestem pasture region of Kansas. The area, more popularly known as the Flint Hills, extends across the state from north to south in a narrow oval two . . . — Map (db m55990) HM
Kansas (Harvey County), Hesston — Pioneer Trails
Chisholm Trail Beaten hard by the hoofs of millions of Longhorns coming from as far as southern Texas between the years of 1867 to 1871 this trail wound northward approximately one half mile east of here. In one year alone over 600,000 . . . — Map (db m61102) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Leavenworth — 2 — Manufacturing Metropolis of the Midwest — Historic Wayside Tour #2
In the late 1800s and early 1900s Leavenworth was the most important manufacturing city in Kansas and one of the largest in the entire United States. It had sixty-seven prosperous and growing industries. It was third in furniture production in the . . . — Map (db m42168) HM
Kansas (Leavenworth County), Leavenworth — Saint Mary — 1859

Saint Mary was founded in 1859 by the Sisters of Charity of Leavenworth as an academy for young women. The academy moved to this site in 1870. The original building, St. Mary Hall (constructed 1868-70), served both as the Academy and the . . . — Map (db m86756) HM

Kansas (Linn County), Centerville — Potawatomi Burial Ground — Memorial
. . . — Map (db m70655) HM
Kansas (Linn County), Prescott — War Memorial
Dedicated to the Glory of God and the honored memory of those men whose patriotic service and sacrifice have helped make American war efforts successful in the Cause of Humanity. World War II 2nd LT. G. Guilard Long 1944 PFC Donald J. . . . — Map (db m64664) WM
Kansas (Lyon County), Emporia — Vietnam Memorial — Some Gave All
[Roll of Honored Dead] Ronald E. Alvord, Army Jan 11 1947 - Mar 5 1968 Steven V. Ast, Army Feb 9 1950 - Mar 2 1971 George D. Barrett, Army Jun 18 1944 - Mar 20 1968 Marvin D. Buckridge, Army Jan 5 1948 - Aug 18 . . . — Map (db m49831) HM
Kansas (Marshall County), Marysville — Marysville
Marysville was a home station for the Pony Express and the original building stands on its original site one block west. There, Pony Express Riders were changed as they carried the Overland Mail through 1966 miles of territory, now eight states. . . . — Map (db m48634) HM
Kansas (Marshall County), Marysville — Union Pacific Engine No. 460
For future generations to enjoy this locomotive Union Pacific Engine No. 460 has been placed here as a gift of the Union Pacific Railroad Company in April 1956 The project was financed through sale of stock of the . . . — Map (db m78057) HM
Kansas (McPherson County), McPherson — Company D, 2nd Kansas Infantry World War I Memorial — 1917 - 1919

In grateful tribute to the supreme sacrifice of our comrades

Co. D, 2nd Kans. Inf.

James C. Marymee • Donald E. McKellar • Virgil Berkebile • Rosser C. Fraser • Earl J. Lathwell • Sidney P. Fisher • Ralph Branton • Andrew Malm • Lester . . . — Map (db m80708) HM

Kansas (Meade County), Meade — Veterans and War Memorials
This memorial is dedicated to the men and women of Meade County who entered the Armed Services of our country while residents of Meade County. ————————— Meade County Honor Roll . . . — Map (db m65525) WM
Kansas (Miami County), Osawatomie — Old Stone Church
One of the first churches in Kansas, this church was built by a Congregationalist group and is typical of the church structures built during pioneering days in Kansas. It was dedicated to public worship in 1861, and its first pastor was the . . . — Map (db m69319) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Civil War Memorial — 1861 - 1865
In Memory Of Our Union Soldiers and Sailors — Map (db m60834) HM
Kansas (Montgomery County), Coffeyville — Veterans Memorial Patio
. . . — Map (db m97027) WM
Kansas (Neosho County), Chanute — Chanute Area Veterans Memorial

This memorial is dedicated to all Chanute Area Veterans, past, present and future. We must never forget the sacrifices made by these brave men and women while protecting our freedoms and our way of life.

11 November, 2013 . . . — Map (db m92304) HM WM

Kansas (Rice County), Lyons — 68 — Coronado and Quivira
Eighty years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Spanish explorers visited Kansas. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, seeking gold in New Mexico, was told of Quivira by an Indian called the Turk. Here were "trees hung with golden bells and . . . — Map (db m53314) HM
Kansas (Riley County), Manhattan — Civil War Memorial

In memory of the defenders of the Union 1861 - 1865 — Map (db m80865) WM

Kansas (Russell County), Lucas — Garden of Eden
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m54268) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — "Minisa" Bridge — 1932
"Red Water at Sunset" from the tribal tongue of the Zuni Indians Honoring Thurlow Lieurance Composer of "Minisa" — Map (db m60545) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Jim Yarnell's (Untitled) Smoky Hills of West Virginia (1960) — Wichita Art Museum Trail Walk Path
Though trained as a painter, the medium Jim Yarnell (1917-[2011]) most enjoyed was photography. He was appointed advertising manager of the Beech Aircraft Corporation in Wichita. During the summer of 1962, Yarnell spent 58 days photographing . . . — Map (db m56465) HM
Kansas (Sedgwick County), Wichita — Purple Heart Memorial — Combat Wounded Veterans
Dedicated to all men and women wounded in all our wars. Military Order of the Purple Heart, 1782/1932. “My stone is red for the blood they shed. The medal I bear is my country's way to show they care. If I could be seen . . . — Map (db m56651) HM
Kansas (Shawnee County), Topeka — Site of the First State Capitol
The first major office building in Topeka was erected on this corner in 1857-1858. It was known as the Ritchie Block and in the structure in 1861 the Executive Offices and the Senate Chamber of the new State of Kansas were first established. . . . — Map (db m50792) HM
Kansas (Wyandotte County), Kansas City — Commissioner Thomas F. Lally — Dedicated In Memory Of
This plaque dedicated August 17, 1979 for his effort in establishing on this site the first Strawberry Hill Summer Concert on June 25, 1978, featuring the St. John C. C. [Catholic Church] Tamburitzans, a group devoted to preserving the Croatian . . . — Map (db m69476) HM
Maine (Cumberland County), Cape Elizabeth — Spurwink Church
Spurwink Church Built, 1802 Rebuilt C.1834 National Register of Historic Sites — Map (db m50331) HM
Maine (Cumberland County), South Portland — Liberty Ship Memorial
This scenic point of land overlooking Portland Harbor, where Bug Light Park stands today, was once home to a sprawling World War II Shipyard that covered 140 acres of land, including over 60 buildings, and had the capacity to build up to 13 ships . . . — Map (db m50474) HM
Maine (Waldo County), Prospect — Pemtegwacook
Native Americans first paddled dug-out canoes up and down the Penobscot River about 8,000 years ago. Seeking rich hunting and fishing grounds, these people had come to live on the wooded shores of the river and bay. Archaeology has revealed . . . — Map (db m55129) HM
Maine (York County), Old Orchard Beach — "Runway to Glory"
In recognition of these early transatlantic flights from Old Orchard Beach, Maine and Harry M. Jones Pioneer Aviator whose airport on this beach made these flights possible August 26, 1927 "Detroiter" Edward Schlee & William Brock . . . — Map (db m50263) HM
Maine (York County), Saco — Dr. Laura Black Stickney, 1879-1961 — Saco Main Street Museum Walk
Dr. Laura Black Stickney promoted public health, women’s suffrage, and ran for mayor during her 50 years of Saco civic leadership. Born September 8, 1879 in Porter, Maine, Laura May Black learned to read in a one-room school house, directly . . . — Map (db m55690) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Brunswick — Train No. 286 Bell Memorial
(below the window) Preserve the memory of train crew by ringing this bell for Ricky, Jimmy and Jim. (above the window) The bricks which make up the base of the bell memorial came from the B & O roundhouse that once stood in . . . — Map (db m1981) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Battle Begins — Monocacy National Battlefield
About 8 o'clock a dash was made by the enemy under cover of artillery fire, to drive us from out position, hoping to gain the pike, and proceed on their way to Washington. — Private Daniel B. Freeman, Company G, 10th Vermont Infantry . . . — Map (db m78507) HM
Maryland (Frederick County), Frederick — Laboring Sons Memorial Ground
Laboring Sons Cemetery A cemetery was established at this site in 1851 by the Beneficial Society of the Laboring Sons of Frederick to provide a burial ground for citizens of color. The Beneficial Society had been formed in 1839 “for the . . . — Map (db m14024) HM
Michigan (Emmet County), Bay View — Speaker's Stand — circa 1876 — A Historic Place on the National Register

First Public Building — Map (db m97527) HM

Michigan (Emmet County), Petoskey — Petoskey Housefurnishing Co. / Reid Furniture — Circa 1940 — 307-309 East Mitchell

In 1913 a furniture business was established by Watson Snyder at this location. In 1927 Alfred Dau purchased this site from Snyder. About 1940, Dau decided to move the Petoskey Housefurnishing Company to Bay View Road. In 1927, James A. Reid . . . — Map (db m97977) HM

Michigan (Emmet County), Petoskey — 8 — Potter's Rooming House — Hemingway's Michigan

In the fall of 1919, Ernest Hemingway decided to stay in Petoskey and work on writing stories. From October to December, he rented an upstairs bedroom from Mrs. Eva Potter, a widow living here with her children. It was in that bedroom that he . . . — Map (db m98006) HM

Michigan (Grand Traverse County), Traverse City — Second Industrial Revolution — Historic Traverse City — The West Bay Waterfront

In 1942, the local Chamber of Commerce persuaded the Parsons Corporation to move its Pureaire Unit Kitchen Division into the vacant 60-year-old Greilick plant. About the same time the Sheffer Collet Company also started operations in a . . . — Map (db m98231) HM

Michigan (Manistee County), Onekama — The Portage Lake Region — Historical Marker

Following the fur traders into this region came a few adventurous lumbermen looking for saw-mill sites. Interested by what he saw in 1840, Joseph Stronach built a dam and water mill on the swift, natural outlet of Portage Lake.

Soon . . . — Map (db m97445) HM

Michigan (Saint Clair County), Port Huron — Thomas Alva Edison
[Bas relief panels highlight significant events in Edison's life, including] Edison the railroad entrepreneur Edison the young scientist Edison inventions — Map (db m76067) HM
Minnesota (Ramsey County), Saint Paul — Charles A. Lindbergh — The Boy and the Man — Sculptor Paul T. Granlund, 1985
"I used to imagine myself with wings on which I could swoop down off our roof into the valley, soaring through the air from one river bank to another." "The accumulation of knowledge, the discoveries of science, the products of technology, . . . — Map (db m79393) HM
Missouri (Buchanan County), Lewis and Clark State Park — The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri
The land that would become Missouri and 14 other western states was acquired by the United States in the greatest land acquisition in American history: the Louisiana Purchase. By the stroke of a pen, President Thomas Jefferson ensured the country . . . — Map (db m44615) HM
Missouri (Buchanan County), Saint Joseph — C. B. & Q. 5614 Steam Locomotive
• Built July, 1937 in West Burlington, Iowa by C.B.&Q. at a cost of $99,285.00 • Weight 288 Tons or 576,000 lbs. • Class 0-5-B Northern Type • Used in Passenger and Freight Service • Later Improvements Totaled $107,525.00 • . . . — Map (db m47491) HM
Missouri (Buchanan County), Saint Joseph — Krug Building — Queen Anne — 1904
Upper floors were originally leased to dentists and physicians while Krumm Florist and Haefli Real Estate occupied the main floor. — Map (db m66393) HM
Missouri (Buchanan County), Saint Joseph — Our Confederate Dead — 1861 - 1865
[Title is text] — Map (db m66375) WM
Missouri (Buchanan County), Saint Joseph — The Pony Express — by — Albert Fales
A stone from the U.S. Post Office 1898 - 1940 — Map (db m47466) HM
Missouri (Cass County), Pleasant Hill — 110 South Lake Street — Historic Building circa 1909

This building has housed a theatre since 1909. In 1915 free Sat. matinees were sponsored by the merchants for country people. Nov. 7, 1916 it was packed with people waiting to hear the national election results coming in over a telephone line . . . — Map (db m88328) HM

Missouri (Cass County), Pleasant Hill — 120 First Street — Historic Building

No record available of when 120 First St. was built. From 1902 to 1907 it was a post office. From 1907 to 1930 a grocery store. On July 26, 1909 Carrie Nation gave a lecture in front about the evils of alcohol. It has been an electrical shop, . . . — Map (db m88428) HM

Missouri (Cass County), Pleasant Hill — 121 First Street — Historic Building 1894

In June 1894, the new building was the home of a drug store. The upstairs was occupied by a savings & loan co and a real estate co. In 1904 the upstairs became the offices of a doctor and a lawyer. In 1929 a bakery was opened downstairs, then a . . . — Map (db m88485) HM

Missouri (Clay County), Liberty — Suburban Archways
To meet the needs of an increasing population, Antioch Shopping Center was built in 1955. The Northland Fountain, dedicated in 1983, and Tryst Falls provide beauty and enjoyment to many. — Map (db m68322) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — Lewis and Clark Expedition
Commemorating the Lewis and Clark Expedition which explored these hills June 3 and 4, 1804 Cedar Island and Cedar Creek on the north shore of the Missouri River are especially mentioned in the Original Journals Of The . . . — Map (db m62388) HM
Missouri (Cole County), Jefferson City — The Missouri River Valley as a Transportation Corridor
Lewis and Clark, 1804 "The object of your mission is to explore the Missouri river, & such principal stream of it, as, by its course & communication with the water of the Pacific ocean may offer the most direct & practicable water . . . — Map (db m62349) HM
Missouri (Gasconade County), Hermann — The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri
"as we were pushing off this Morning two Canoes Loaded with fur &c. Came to from the Mahars nation [Omahas]...., at about 10 oClock 4 Cajaux or rafts loaded with furs and peltres came too one from the Paunees (Pawnees) the other from Grand . . . — Map (db m63210) HM
Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Aleman Court

Named in honor of President Miguel Aleman Mexico who visited this spot May 7, 1947 during his historic American visit

Country Club Plaza — Map (db m88242) HM

Missouri (Jackson County), Kansas City — Josephine Anderson
Killed in collapse of Union Prison August 13, 1863 Age 14 — Map (db m63035) HM
Missouri (Jasper County), Sarcoxie — Sarcoxie, Missouri
Established in 1831 Sarcoxie was originally called Centerville. The town was later named after a friendly local Indian chief, Rising Sun of the Turtle Band of the Delaware Indians who was also known as "Chief Sarcoxie." Sarcoxie is the oldest town . . . — Map (db m43061) HM
Missouri (Lafayette County), Higginsville — Confederate Memorial State Historic Site

Flags at the Confederate Home of Missouri According to Confederate Home records, news clippings, letters, post cards and other images, the United States flag was flown routinely at the Confederate Home of Missouri. The Confederate Home . . . — Map (db m91050) HM

Missouri (Linn County), Linneus — Linn County Jail and Sheriff's Residence — 1871
has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior — Map (db m67179) HM
Missouri (Livingston County), Chillicothe — Locust Street
This mural was chosen based on an 1890 postcard of Locust Street in its prime. The street scene depicts the original buildings in downtown Chillicothe with the activity of the day. Many of the buildings illustrated in the murals of Chillicothe . . . — Map (db m66736) HM
Missouri (Moniteau County), California — California Aurora School Memorial — 1914 - 1993
"Seek Til You Find" [Image of former school] — Map (db m62431) HM
Missouri (Moniteau County), Tipton — William Tipton Seely
Dedicated to the memory of William Tipton Seely Founder of Tipton, Missouri 1858 Born in England Died at Round Hill, Missouri December 1863 — Map (db m62463) HM
Missouri (Newton County), Diamond — The Moses Carver Farm
The farm on which George Washington Carver grew up was owned by Moses and Susan Carver. While George’s path in life took him far from here, he considered this farm his first home. In the 1830s, Moses and Susan Carver moved from Sangamon . . . — Map (db m42007) HM
Missouri (Newton County), Neosho — Newton County World War II Memorial
“In honor of the men and women of Newton County who serve their country in World War II.” 1941 “Erected by the Neosho Junior Chamber of Commerce through the sale of scrap metal donated by the People of Newton . . . — Map (db m42986) HM
Missouri (Pettis County), Sedalia — War Memorial

To Veterans of All Wars

[Dedicated] Nov. 11, 1995 — Map (db m85259) WM

Missouri, St. Louis — Aloe Plaza — The Meeting of the Waters
This fountain by the sculptor Carl Milles symbolizes the union of the Mississippi and Missouri rivers · The two central figures represent the two great rivers while the lesser water creatures suggest the many tributaries and streams · Milles . . . — Map (db m62213) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Nature exerted herself to butify the Senery — William Clark, July 4, 1804
The tallgrass prairies of Nebraska stood in stark contrast to the forested homelands of the explorers. Dense grasses, some taller than a man, covered the land. Lewis and Clark noted beauty in the vast reaches of waist-high grarsses, a beauty . . . — Map (db m72048) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — A River of Hope
A river forever changed by the power of humans flows beneath this bridge. For more than a century, man has worked to tame the natural cycles of the Missouri River and exploit its power. There are benefits. Dams hold back floodwaters that once . . . — Map (db m72066) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Alfred Sorenson — 1850 - 1939
Alfred Sorenson, the doyen of Omaha newspapermen, was a picturesque figure familiar around Omaha. His varied career led him to seek the offices of U.S. Senator twice and Congressman once. He was unsuccessful all three times, but remarked that he . . . — Map (db m58237) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — First Lady Betty Ford
Betty Ford personally dedicated this Rose Garden to the People of Omaha July 12, 1980 — Map (db m58062) HM
Nebraska (Douglas County), Omaha — Morse Coe Building — The Old Market Historic Walking Tour
Architects Findley and Shields designed this five-story brick, built in 1892-93 for $40,000. Footwear wholesalers W.V. Morse & Co. and Charles A. Coe and Company combined to manufacture a thousand shoes daily here, with sales focused on the western . . . — Map (db m35266) HM
Nebraska (Gage County), Beatrice — Beatrice Veterans Memorial Wall of Honor
I Pledge Allegiance to the Flag We Answered the Call United We Stand Keepers of Freedom [And Other Mottos] [Honoree Plaques] Dedicated May 30, 2005 — Map (db m48227) HM
Nebraska (Otoe County), Nebraska City — 438 — Mother Church of Methodism in Nebraska — The First United Methodist Church of Nebraska City
After Nebraska Territory was organized in 1854, Dr. W. H. Goode came to establish Methodist missions. In 1855 Goode appointed Rev. William D. Gage to lead the Nebraska City Mission. Construction of a church began at this site in 1855. It was . . . — Map (db m66936) HM
Nebraska (Platte County), Duncan — Lincoln Highway
First continental highway across United States passed through Duncan Main Street 1913 75th anniversary 1988 — Map (db m53196) HM
New York (Saint Lawrence County), Ogdensburg — Operation Iraqi Freedom Monument — Army National Guard — Ogdensburg, NY
SPC Michael Ames • PFC Timothy Amo • SPC Clay Armstrong • SSG David Beaudin • SGT Todd Brown • SPC Mark Burnham • SPC Matthew Chase • SGT Rodney Chase • SPC Kevin Coleman • SPC Christopher Curran • SPC Raymond Curtis • SPC Frank Cushing • SGT . . . — Map (db m75667) WM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fayetteville — I-12 — Lafayette
On March 4-5, 1825, was guest of Fayetteville (named for him 1783), staying at home of Duncan McRae, on site of present courthouse. — Map (db m24377) HM
North Carolina (Cumberland County), Fort Bragg — UH-1A Iroquois Utility Helicopter
Nicknamed the Huey, helicopters of this type supported Division airmobile operations in the 1960s and 1970s. The UH-1 was also capable of dropping paratroopers or sling loading heavy equipment — Map (db m31465) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Hamilton — Lentil Park
This park was established by the Hamilton Community Foundation on land owned by the city. It was one of several major legacy gifts to Hamilton by the Foundation in celebration of its 50th Anniversary. The Foundation wished to honor Hamilton's . . . — Map (db m73638) HM
Ohio (Butler County), Shandon — 17-9 — Paddy's Run
Side A: The foundation for the first Welsh settlement in Ohio was laid on June 29, 1801, when William and Morgan Gwilym purchased land in what is now Morgan Township at the Cincinnati Land Office. The Welsh, who settled in Pennsylvania beginning . . . — Map (db m23991) HM
Ohio (Clark County), Springfield — The A. B. Graham Building
In this building, on January 15, 1902, A. B. Graham organized the first boys and girls agricultural club in the United States out of which grew the 4-H Clubs of America. — Map (db m13220) HM
Ohio (Coshocton County), Plainfield — 3-16 — George W. Crile, M. D. — (1864 - 1943)
[Marker Front]: George Washington Crile was born in 1864 at Chili, in Crawford Township, Coshocton County. Before embarking on his notable medical career, he graduated from Northwestern Ohio Normal School (now Ohio Northern University) at . . . — Map (db m15178) HM
Ohio (Delaware County), Delaware — 1-21 — Pioneer Radio Telescope / Big Ear Radio Telescope
Pioneer Radio Telescope One-half mile east is the site of the former BIG EAR radio telescope. Designed by Dr. John D. Kraus, pioneering radio astronomer at Ohio State University, it had a collecting area of 340 by 70 feet (104 by 21 meters). . . . — Map (db m12813) HM
Ohio (Fairfield County), Thurston — The History of Thurston
Back in the late 1800's and early 1900's, Thurston was the railroad town which everybody knew. The town was the only place in southeast Ohio which a train could turn around 360 degrees and choose which track it would want to go on. Thurston had a . . . — Map (db m24813) HM
Ohio (Fayette County), Bloomingburg — Bloomingburg War Memorial
Erected in honor of Soldiers of All Wars Humbly We Praise — Map (db m27935) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — Donn Vickers Gazebo in Thurber Park
Donn Vickers served as the executive director of the Thurber House from 1985 through 2001. As executive director, Donn was responsible for many accomplishments including the development of Thurber Park and the construction of this gazebo. In . . . — Map (db m14499) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Columbus — World War Memorial Bridge
Named and dedicated Oct. 31-1921 to the memory of all persons from Franklin County who served in the World War — Map (db m35298) HM
Ohio (Franklin County), Galloway — Galloway World War II Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of those who gave their lives in defense of their country in World War II Edgar Bradford       Dewey Busick Carl Grant               Donald Rice    Lawrence Stickel — Map (db m12906) HM
Ohio (Guernsey County), Cambridge — George R. Tingle — 1775 - 1830
Built the first tavern in Cambridge proper which acted as Guernsey County's first courthouse prior to 1813. — Map (db m18011) HM
Ohio (Hancock County), Findlay — The University of Findlay
The University of Findlay was founded as Findlay College in 1882 by the Churches of God, General Conference and the City of Findlay Old Main opened on September 1, 1886, for the first classes. 125th Anniversary The University . . . — Map (db m29200) HM
Ohio (Hardin County), Ada — 16-33 — Ada Passenger Depot, 1887 — Pennsylvania Railroad, Southwest Division
Ada grew alongside the tracks of the Ohio & Indiana Railroad, completed in 1854 between Crestline, Crawford County, and Fort Wayne, Indiana. This line became part of the Southwest Division of the Pennsylvania Railroad in 1869. Ada's rapid growth as . . . — Map (db m29014) HM
Ohio (Hocking County), Logan — Hocking County Desert Storm Memorial
In honor of the men and women of Hocking County who served in Operation Desert Storm January 16, 1991 — Map (db m19111) WM
Ohio (Jackson County), Buckeye Furnace — Stockyard
This area of the furnace complex was known as the stockyard. Here the raw materials were delivered, stockpiled, sorted and graded. When Buckeye Furnace was operating, this area bustled with activity as teamsters delivered and unloaded their . . . — Map (db m26585) HM
Ohio (Knox County), Mount Vernon — 2-42 — Little Indian Fields
Named for the Native Americans who first dwelled here along both sides of the Kokosing River, the Little Indian Fields is adjacent to the site of the first white settlement of Knox County. Early white inhabitants of this land were Andrew and . . . — Map (db m18747) HM
Ohio (Marion County), Waldo — 10-51 — Harrison Military Road — War of 1812
Side A: The first road through Marion County followed the Scioto Trail of the Native Americans. This 120-foot wide strip through Wyandot territory led from Lower Sandusky (Fremont) to the Greenville Treaty Line. A confederation of Ohio tribes . . . — Map (db m22923) HM
Ohio (Miami County), Piqua — Hospital Care
Prior to 1905, physicians in the Upper Miami Valley took care of surgical procedures in their offices or in the case of emergencies or serious illness on the patient's own kitchen table. Under these circumstances, cleanliness was difficult to . . . — Map (db m29911) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Farmersville — Farmersville Fire Department Memorial
Dedicated to the memory of all members who answered the call to protect and those who continue to carry on our legacy. In memory of all brothers and sisters who have given the ultimate sacrifice. — Map (db m17500) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 20th Troop Carrier Squadron — 6th Air Force • Caribbean Air Command — 1940 - 1948

Honor To Those Who Served France Fld, CZ - Howard Fld, CZ Borinquen Fld, PR - Waller Fld, Trinidad Albrook Fld, CZ Berlin Airlift, Rhein/Main AFB — Map (db m92797) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 33rd Troop Carrier Squadron — 5th Air Force — 1941 - 1946
For Dedicated Service To Honor and Remember One of the most decorated units Southwest Pacific WWII Dedicated June 1992 — Map (db m51560) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 390th Bombardment Group (H) — 13th Combat Wing --- 3rd Air Division of the 8th Air Force

This memorial is the configuration of the tail of a B-17 aircraft known as "The Flying Fortress." The 390th Bombardment Group (H) flew 301 combat missions out of England during World War II. In addition to its outstanding bombing record, the . . . — Map (db m83398) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 40th & 68th Troop Carrier Squadrons — 1950 – The Cold War – 1954 — Airlift for NATO
. . . — Map (db m82998) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 40th Troop Carrier Squadron / 317th Troop Carrier Group — Jungle Skippers

WWII 1942 – 1945 Australia – New Guinea – Philippines Okinawa – Japan — Map (db m82580) HM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — 7th Combat Cargo Squadron — 2nd Combat Cargo Group, 54th Troop Carrier Wing — 5th Air Force
In honor of the men of the 7th Combat Cargo Squadron Curtiss C-46 Commando Activated: 1 May, 1944 Deactivated: 15 Jan, 1946 Syracuse, N.Y. Nadzab, New Guinea Biak, Dutch E. Indies Dulag, Leyte, P.I. Bolo Pt., Okinawa . . . — Map (db m26799) WM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — AAF - USAF Crash Rescue Boat Association
World War II • Korea • Viet-Nam 1923 - 1957 — Map (db m51278) HM
Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Association of Former Prisoners of War in Romania — Aug. 1, 1943 to Aug. 31, 1944 — B-24 • B-17 • P-38 • P-51

For all airmen who flew combat missions over Romania, and in memory of our many comrades who endured all and gave all that mankind might live in freedom and in peace, we dedicate this memorial.

Polesti [sic - Ploesti] Oil Fields . . . — Map (db m83455) WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — Col. John W. Dinsmoor

was the only son of a Civil War veteran to make the United States Air Force a career. 1949 - 1980 — Map (db m94969) HM WM

Ohio (Montgomery County), Wright-Patterson Air Force Base — USAF F-15 Eagle — First Flight 27 July 1972 — Dedicated 27 July 1997

Dedicated to the men and women who designed, built, operate and support the world's most successful fighter — Map (db m92965) HM WM

Ohio (Morgan County), Malta — 1-58 — Morgan County Dungeon
Prisoners convicted of rioting, larceny and adultery in Morgan County between 1833 and 1839 were confined to a dungeon near the Court House in McConnelsville. This stone vault, 11 feet high, 5 feet wide and 12 feet long, was discovered in 1964 and . . . — Map (db m13388) HM
Ohio (Muskingum County), Zanesville — Union Veteran Legion No. 118
Dedicated to the Union Veteran Legion No. 118 Long Service Soldiers of the Civil War — Map (db m13331) HM
Ohio (Noble County), Sharon — U.S.S. Shenandoah
Crashed over Noble County, Ohio Sept. 3, 1925 Fore Section - Site 3 Noble Co. Bicentennial Commission 1875 - 1976 — Map (db m18025) HM
Ohio (Ross County), Chillicothe — Gateposts from the Northern Entrance to Camp Sherman
This post, and the post on the opposite side of the road, were unearthed nearby during a road widening project in the summer of 2006. They were part of a set of four concrete posts erected in October 1919 at the northern entrance to Camp Sherman, an . . . — Map (db m14642) HM
Ohio (Ross County), Chillicothe — 2-71 — Grand Lodge of Free and Accepted Masons of Ohio
On this site, on January 4-7, 1808, the six Masonic lodges then existent in the state met and formed the Grand Lodge of Ohio. General Rufus Putnam of Marietta was elected the first Grand Master. Because of advanced age and failing health, he . . . — Map (db m14660) HM
Ohio (Summit County), Boston — The Development of Valley Industry
While the Valley Railway, the precursor to Cuyahoga Valley Scenic Railroad, was founded primarily as a conduit for freight and passengers moving among Cleveland, Akron, and Canton, it also became integral to the success of two factories within the . . . — Map (db m44858) HM
Ohio (Summit County), Peninsula — Peninsula Village Historic District
Listed on the National Register of Historic Places By the United States Department of Interior August 23, 1974 — Map (db m48995) HM
Oklahoma (Kay County), Newkirk — Newkirk Kay County Fair
The Newkirk Kay County Fair was organized in 1896. Five dollar shares were sold in order to purchase property for the facilities, build a race track, grand stands and sheds. The share also gave free admittance to all shows and fairs for three . . . — Map (db m60459) HM
Oklahoma (McIntosh County), Checotah — Veterans Memorial
Those Who Served All Gave Some ... Some Gave All — Map (db m73159) WM
Oklahoma (Oklahoma County), Oklahoma City — Rescuer Orchard
The Rescuer Orchard is in an area where the Oklahoma Water Resources and Athenian Building once stood. Both sustained heavy damage and required demolition. The Orchard symbolically "rushes in" from both east and west on the Memorial Grounds . . . — Map (db m60359) HM
Oklahoma (Rogers County), Catoosa — Blue Whale — Route 66 Roadside Attraction
Built in the early 1970's as an anniversary gift, the Blue Whale turned into a swimming park and closed in 1988. Recognized by Hampton Hotels Save-A-Landmark program as a site worth seeing. — Map (db m67904) HM
Oklahoma (Tulsa County), Tulsa — Mary Veasey Leech — In Honor of
In 1913, when Mary Veasey Leech was eight years old, she moved into the house across from the Council Oak Tree. Her father, James Alexander Veasey, taught young Mary about respect for our history and for all people. The pair ensured that the . . . — Map (db m68047) HM
Pennsylvania (Adams County), Gettysburg — Veterans Memorial

This flag flying in memory of those that served their country and community

All Those Who Have Served

They shall beat their swords into plowshares — Map (db m96359) WM

Pennsylvania (Bucks County), Bristol — Canal Office — 1832 - 1931
“A quiet little village at the southern end of the canal suddenly awakened to find itself a teaming river port swarming with canal boats, boatmen, mules, and river and coastal boats of all sorts.” C.P. Yoder Delaware . . . — Map (db m31279) HM
Pennsylvania (Cambria County), Saint Michael — May 31, 1889
The valley in front of you once cradled a scenic lake. Held back by an earthen dam just below here, Lake Conemaugh stretched more than two miles up the valley to your left. The lake was the heart of an exclusive resort where sailboats caught the . . . — Map (db m21887) HM
Pennsylvania (Chester County), Phoenixville — The Griffen Cannon and Memorial
The Griffen Cannon One of 1400 guns made at Phoenix Iron Company Shops between 1860 and 1865. Invented by John Griffen These 3 inch wrought iron rifled field pieces served the Union forces with great merit during the Civil War. . . . — Map (db m23716) HM
Pennsylvania (Cumberland County), Newville — The First National Bank of Newville
Rea, Gracy & Company, also known as the Newville Deposit Bank, was founded in 1857. Following the passage of the National Banking Act, the First National Bank Newville was chartered in July of 1863 as the 60th National Bank in the U.S. The company . . . — Map (db m19565) HM
Pennsylvania (Fulton County), McConnellsburg — Fulton County Civil War, Spanish-American War, and World War I Memorial
(Dedication Plaque):This park forum and bronze tablets erected by the citizens of Fulton County as a memorial to her soldiers who served in the Civil War, the Spanish-American War and the World War. (Top of Civil War Plaque): These . . . — Map (db m19529) HM
Pennsylvania (Greene County), Waynesburg — Greene County World War I Memorial
Honor Roll of the men of Greene County who gave their lives in the World War. Areford, John G. • Bissett, Joseph • Buchanan, Bert • Carey, Harold T. • Closser, Hallie, J. • Courtwright, John • Crayne, Thomas E. • Creel, James F. . . . — Map (db m16257) HM
Pennsylvania (Lebanon County), Fort Indiantown Gap — M113A2 APC

The original M113 Armored Personnel Carrier (APC) helped revolutionize mobile military operations when it entered service in 1960. These vehicles can carry 11 soldiers plus a driver and track commander under armored protection across hostile . . . — Map (db m101171) HM

Pennsylvania (Luzerne County), Nanticoke — War Memorial

In Memoriam

World War I

World War II Louis J. Bieda • Benjamin Blaskowski Leonard Blaskowski • Michael K. Buczkowski Leonard S. Chesko • John A. Gerasymowicz Leon Gonshor • Roman Kroszkiewicz Alfred Labenski M.D. • Narcis . . . — Map (db m105108) WM

Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Elkins Park — Lucretia C. Mott
Nearby stood “Roadside,” the home of the ardent Quakeress, Lucretia C. Mott (1793-1880). Her most notable work was in connection with antislavery, women's rights, temperance and peace. — Map (db m22119) HM
Pennsylvania (Montgomery County), Montgomeryville — Winfield S. Hancock
Outstanding Civil War general and hero of the Battle of Gettysburg, was born here Feb. 14, 1824. After 1828 he lived in Norristown, where he is buried. — Map (db m23516) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Byberry Hall

Meeting place built in 1846-47 adjacent to Byberry Friends Meeting by renowned African American abolitionist Robert Purvis and others to facilitate public discussion of slavery and other social issues. Many famous abolitionists such as James . . . — Map (db m82287) HM

Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial
The Philadelphia Vietnam Veterans Memorial is designed to honor those who served in all branches of the United States armed forces during the Vietnam War. The memorial pays tribute to the 80,000 Philadelphia Vietnam era veterans who served our . . . — Map (db m21544) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — Thaddeus Kosciuszko — A Champion of Human Rights
Thaddeus Kosciuszko lived in a second floor room of Ann Relf's boarding house from November 1797 to May 1798. Kosciuszko was one of a number of highly trained European military officers whose imagination was seized by the ideals of liberty and human . . . — Map (db m21526) HM
Pennsylvania (Philadelphia County), Philadelphia — The Bourse
The first commodities exchange in the United States opened 1895 — Map (db m51167) HM
Pennsylvania (Susquehanna County), Forest City — Pennsylvania Anthracite Coal Miners Memorial — Forest City, Pa.

You gave us your tired, your poor, your huddled masses Some settled in what the world recognized as the Hard Coal Region

In memory of: Those who built our small towns labored and died in the mining industry to provide for a better . . . — Map (db m104304) HM

Pennsylvania (Susquehanna County), Montrose — Susquehanna County Courthouse, First Jail, and Second Jail — The National Register of Historic Places

In 1812 Post and Bartlet Hinds deeded to this county ten acres for public buildings. In 1996 this site and everything within was placed on the register through the efforts of the Society for the Preservation of Montrose. Of note are the . . . — Map (db m103879) HM

Pennsylvania (Westmoreland County), Ligonier — Desert Storm Memorial
Dedicated in honor of our Ligonier area servicemen and women who served our country and fought to preserve peace. Dedicated July 4, 1991 — Map (db m49263) WM
Pennsylvania (York County), Glen Rock — Trains, Grains, and More Trains — Welcome to Glen Rock, Pennsylvania — Settled 1837 - Incorporated 1859

The trains allowed Glen Rock to send out what was made, as well as bring in new industries, due to the accessibility. The trains pumped in vitality, encouragement and convenience. The large brick building at the right was built by Emmanuel . . . — Map (db m82362) HM

Texas (Bexar County), San Antonio — 5888 — The Woll Invasion
Mexico’s last invasion of the Republic of Texas alarmed San Antonio on Sept. 11, 1842, when Gen. Adrian Woll and 1300 troops struck the city from the west. Awakened by booming cannon, 56 Texians (including judge, jurors, and citizens in town to . . . — Map (db m30325) HM
Texas (Comanche County), Comanche — 12519 — The Comanche Chief
Army engineers laid out a military road in this area in 1850. By 1855 thirty to forty families had settled in the vicinity. Comanche County was created in 1856, and Comanche became the second county seat in 1859. Its citizens, who entertained . . . — Map (db m72309) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Denison — Birthplace of Dwight David Eisenhower
Birthplace October 14, 1890 of Dwight David Eisenhower President of the United States of America Presented to the People of Texas by the Eisenhower Birthplace Foundation Amon G. Carter • Sid W. Richardson Web Maddox • . . . — Map (db m72845) HM
Texas (Grayson County), Van Alstyne — 7364 — First Christian Church of Van Alstyne
The predecessor of this church, the first Disciples of Christ congregation in Texas, was founded during the winter of 1841-1842 at McKinney's Landing in Bowie County near the Texas-Arkansas border. Collin McKinney, pioneer settler and Signer . . . — Map (db m73145) HM
Texas (Tom Green County), San Angelo — Tom Green County Courthouse — County of Tom Green Organized 1875 — City of San Angelo Incorporated 1903
To the memory of the heroic pioneers of West Texas, this building is dedicated. Men's homage and their love shall never cease to follow them. ——————— Tom Green County Courthouse has been . . . — Map (db m71966) HM
Utah (Kane County), Kanab — Jackie Hamblin Rife — Utah's Little Hollywood — Kanab Utah "Walk of Fame"
Movie Historian • Stunt Woman Movie Double Movies: The Yellow Tomahawk • War Drums • Buffalo Bill • Westward The Women • Drums Along The Mohawk • Fort Yuma • Sargents Three [sic] • Red Canyon • The Outriders • Pony Express • Fort Bowie • . . . — Map (db m41543) HM
West Virginia (Jefferson County), Harpers Ferry — Storer College Veterans Memorial Gate
. . . — Map (db m70812) WM
Wisconsin (Dunn County), Menomonie — Wisconsin's Oak Savanna

The savanna was among the numerous types of plant communities found in pre-settlement Wisconsin. The environment of the savanna falls between that of forest and prairie. It can be described as having between one and twenty trees per acre. There . . . — Map (db m89807) HM

Wisconsin (Manitowoc County), Manitowoc — U.S.S. Mero (SS 378)

Keel Laid 22 July 1944 Launched 17 January 1945 Commissioned 17 August 1945

On 19 November 1945 the U.S.S. Mero departed Manitowoc. The Mero was the last of 28 submarines built at the Manitowoc Shipbuilding Company. She was . . . — Map (db m98838) HM WM

Wisconsin (Manitowoc County), Manitowoc — U.S.S. Puffer (SS 268)

Keel Laid 16 February 1942 Launched 22 November 1942 Commissioned 27 April 1943

On 7 September 1943 the U.S.S. Puffer departed Darwin, Australia, to begin her first patrol. She sank 3 vessels, including a submarine tender and a . . . — Map (db m98649) HM WM

Wisconsin (Milwaukee County), Milwaukee — 56 — Monarch Manufacturing Co., Clothiers — Historic Third Ward Walking Tour Site 56
This property has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places Designed by Martin Tullgren & Sons Tour Site 56 1917 — Map (db m38567) HM
Wisconsin (Racine County), Racine — Joshua Glover Commemorative Marker
Haymarket Square. On March 10, 1854, the largest crowd that had ever assembled here met to protest the capture of Joshua Glover, a fugitive slave who had lived and worked in Racine for two years. A committee of 100 then took a boat to . . . — Map (db m69183) HM

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