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World’s Largest Blossoming Plant

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Sierra Madre, California.
This world famous Wistaria Vine, one of the 7 Horticultural Wonders of the World, was planted in 1894 from a one-gallon pot. Listed as the World’s Largest Blossoming Plant by the Guinness Book of World Records, it covers . . .

(Horticulture & Forestry) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Ebell Club

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Santa Paula, California.
The Ebell Club of Santa Paula was organized in 1913. It was the ninth chapter in California. In 1917, Alice Stowell McKevett donated land for Ebell Park and erected the first half of the building in memory of her husband, . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Entertainment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Potts Inn

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Pottsville, Arkansas.
Kirkbride Potts, with help from his wife Pamelia Logan Potts, designed and constructed this large and stately building between 1850 and 1858. He patterned it after the Classical Revival style he knew in his home state of . . .

(Architecture • Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Student Bodies

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Williamsport, Pennsylvania.
As part of the yearlong Centennial celebration at Pennsylvania College of Technology, three large-scale installations were created by artists with the help of students to enrich the outdoor environment of the campus. Metal . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Boothe Landing Mound

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Harrisonburg, Louisiana.
Boothe Landing is a 10-foot-tall conical mound that is well preserved. The oval-shaped base measures 82 feet by 60 feet. A village was just north of the mound. Decorated pottery found in the village area suggests Indians . . .

(Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Alexander Mound

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Harrisonburg, Louisiana.
Alexander is a conical-shaped mound that is 10 1/2 feet tall and 98 by 130 feet at the base. It is the largest of 7 mounds that once stood here. The other 6 were only 1 1/2 to 5 feet tall. They have been reduced in size by . . .

(Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

In Memory of our Friends Lost in Korea, Vietnam & Iraq

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Ozark, Arkansas.
Korea 1950 – 1953 Garlande Darter Charles McCartney Otis E. Hutchinson Vietnam 1965-1975 Rickey Pyle Otis E. Hutchinson, Jr. John F. Schaffer Wayne J. Sanders Iraq 1990 – 1991 Charleston's own 296th Medical Unit activated no . . .

(War, 1st Iraq & Desert Storm • War, Korean • War, Vietnam) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ouachita River Steamboat Era

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Columbia, Louisiana.
Columbia Louisiana - Established 1827. Only settlement between Monroe and Black River towns noted for its port and steamboat captains. Available List of captains on the Ouachita River before the Civil War Available List of . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

World War I - Lest We Forget - World War II

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Ozark, Arkansas.
The citizens of Franklin County have caused this monument to be erected ·· Not to glorify war but forever to serve the cause of peace ·•· Here we enshrine forever the glorious memory of the living and the dead who through . . .

(War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Miguel Hidalgo

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, Mexico.
Al Cura Don Miguel Hidalgo Padre de la Patria 2010 Año del Bicentenario de la Independencia Nacional. Septiembre 2010 English translation: To Father Miguel Hidalgo Father of the Nation 2010 – Year of the Bicentennial of . . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Brashear-Lafargue-Gremillion Home

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Marksville, Louisiana.
Part of home built by Marksville's first mayor, Charles Brashear. Located originally at corner of Cappel and Monroe Sts. Later housed Bell's Tavern. In 1856, Adolph Lafargue opened a boys' school in building and published . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

400th Anniversary of the founding of Coroneo

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, Mexico.
. . .

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Atrium Wall of Coroneo

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, Mexico.
En el año 2011 el Municipio de Coroneo GTO y el INAH, lograron el rescate histórico de este muro atrial, demolido en la segunda mitad del siglo XX. Tierra de Fe, Milagros y Tradiciones English translation: In 2011 the . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

65th Ohio Infantry Regiment

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near Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
65th Regiment Ohio Infantry, Harker’s Brigade. 12:30 P.M. September 20, 1863.

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Augusta

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New Augusta, Mississippi.
Two miles north, on banks of Leaf River. Famous as the first county seat of Perry County and site of trial of the famous outlaw, James Copeland. Served also as U.S. land office.

(Notable Places) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Old Madison County Jail

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Canton, Mississippi.
Architecturally distinctive 19th century penal facility. Jailers quarters in front; cell black in rear. Built 1870 by Valentine Warner and architect C.W. Oates. Jail closed in 1969.

(Architecture • Law Enforcement) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Priestley House

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Canton, Mississippi.
Built as the home of Dr. James Priestley, one of Canton's early physicians and first postmaster, the Priestley House is a 19th-century Greek Revival-style home constructed ca. 1852. The house remained in the Priestley family . . .

(Architecture) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

175th Anniversary of the Beginning of Mexican Independence

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, Mexico.
175 Aniversario del Inicio de la Independencia 75 Aniversario del Comienzo de la Revolucion Mexicana 1810 1910 Jornada por la Patria Este Municipio de Jerecuaro ha tenido el alto honor de haber sido visitado por nuestros . . .

(Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Friar Manuel Linares, O.F.M

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, Mexico.
A Fr. Manuel Linares, O.F.M. En testimonio de gratitud por deberse a el la construcción de este santuario. Nacio en S.L. de la P. Gto. En 1862 Llego a Jer. En 1917 El 12 de dic. De 1919 ayudo a P. Luis Chavez a poner la 1ª. . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Holy Rosary Institute

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Lafayette, Louisiana.
On July 9, 1913, Father Keller purchased farm land once owned by the sister of the King of France, from Louis Domengeaux to establish Holy Rosary Institute in Lafayette, Louisiana. The Institute opened September 1913 as an . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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