“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
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Title Search

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Not all markers can be or are categorized by historical date.

This Month, Week or Day in History

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This day’s month, week or day will be used. Not all markers can be or are categorized by a full historical date. Also, due to technical limitations historical dates earlier than the year 1000 will be excluded from the results.

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Search by Highway Route Number

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Historical Marker   War Memorial   Both

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Markers by Country

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NOTE: This database is re-indexed once a day at 2 AM North American Eastern Time. New markers, photo captions, etc. added after 2 AM today may not be shown in the results provided by many of the search options until tomorrow.

While the index is being repopulated beginning at 2 AM ET, the results provided by many of the search options may be blank or incomplete. The re-indexing of the database normally does not take more than a few minutes.
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