Rochester Hills, Michigan. Believe it or not, we have a good reason for not cutting the grass! When the Red House was built in 1850, manicured lawns were not as common, especially for farming communities. While the lawn mower was invented in 1830, it . . .
St Paul, Virginia. Dedicated to all Veterans in all wars who brought honor to our country and promise to our dreams All gave some Some gave all World War I Total deaths - 116,516 World War I Total deaths - 116,516 World War II Total deaths - . . .
(War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, 2nd Iraq • War, Afghanistan • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Saint Louis, Missouri. Auctions were once a common site on the stately steps of the Old Courthouse in front of you. The court organized property sales when people went bankrupt or died without a will. Between 1839 and 1862, the court sold more . . .
(African Americans • Civil Rights • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Frederick, Maryland. “Over Barbara Fritchie’s grave, Flag of Freedom and Union, wave!” John Greenleaf Whittier From the poem, entitled “Barbara Frietchie,” Atlantic Monthly magazine, October, 1863 Barbara Fritchie's 96 years of life spanned our . . .
(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Notable Persons • War, US Civil • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Havre de Grace, Maryland. The monument is in tribute to and honors families who lost one or more loved ones serving in the Armed Forces of the United States. The first panel depicts their homeland Harford County and Havre de Grace Maryland of the . . .
Saint Louis, Missouri. The Battle of Fort San Carlos was the westernmost battle of the American Revolution. On May 26, 1780, about 300 townspeople, including Spanish soldiers, French settlers, and enslaved and free African Americans rallied to . . .
(Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Topeka, Kansas. Innovative businessman, fervent Congregationalist, abolitionist and philanthropist, Ichobad Washburn is the generous benefactor from Massachusetts after whom Washburn University is named.
, United Kingdom. The Jubilee Walkway – Southwark This panel is dedicated to the memory of Sir James Swaffield, Director General of the GLC between 1973 and 1984 and a Trustee of the Jubilee Walkway Trust from 1977 until 2012. The Jubilee . . .
(Bridges & Viaducts • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Montgomery, Alabama. Black and brown people in the United States often are presumed dangerous and guilty when thet have done nothing wrong. Our history of racial inequality has created conscious and unconscious bias that has resulted in racial . . .
, Poland. (English:) The beginning of this building is associated with urban arrangement changes which took place in the centre of the city at the turn of the 18th and 19th century. The removal of the market square’s old eastern . . .
, Poland. Ku Chwale Synów Ziemi Wadowickiej Podbeskidzia i Podhala Bylych zolnierzy SBSK 3DSK walczacych za wiare i ojczyzne pod Tobrukiem i Monte Cassino - (English translation:) In honor of the sons of the soil of Wadowice, the . . .
(War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Cherokee, Iowa. Francis L. Sampson 1912-1996 Francis L. Sampson's amazing record as a war hero put him in history books. As the "Paratrooper Padre" in World War II, he was one of the 20th century's best-known Army Chaplains. His real life . . .
(Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
Cherokee, Iowa. If It were Not For the Brave There Would Be No Land Of the Free This Memorial is Dedicated with Appreciation to the Men and Women Whose Loyalty and Service During Times of War And Peace Define the Character of this Great . . .
Sibley, Iowa. A collection of materials and important papers representative of the period were buried in a time capsule in front of this marker during the 1972 Osceola County Centennial Celebration. Those involved in this, did so with the . . .