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The Knight House

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Stafford, Virginia.
The log house preserved on this site was built by Lewis Knight in the mid-nineteenth century, probably c. 1850, and was situated on an 83-acre agricultural parcel. Lewis Knight share the home with his wife, Roberta, and . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manuel Doblado

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, Mexico.
. . .

(Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Truslow Family Cemetery

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Stafford, Virginia.
Benjamin Truslow, farmer, married Lillie Dent, daughter of Frederick Dent and Sarah Knight, on September 10, 1893. Sarah Knight was the daughter of Lewis and Roberta Knight, who owned the log house to the east. Census . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Howcutt Monument

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Canton, Mississippi.
A tribute to my faithful servant and friend, Willis Howcott, a colored boy of rare loyalty and faithfulness, whose memory I cherish with deep gratitude. W.H. Howcutt Loyal, faithful, true, were each and all of them. Erected . . .

(African Americans • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Harvey's Scouts Monument

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Canton, Mississippi.
Capt. Addison Harvey Born June 1837, Killed April 9, 1865. Just as the country's flag was furled forever, death saved him the pain of defeat. Long since has bet the last tattoo Disbanded are the 'Gray' and 'Blue' And peace . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Confederate Monument

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Canton, Mississippi.
In Memoriam

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Chief Master Sergeant Gary J. Moser

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
Chief Master Sergeant Gary Moser was raised in Raeford, North Carolina, and joined the United States Air Force in 1968. His early assignments included tours of duty in Thailand, Germany and North Carolina. Chief Master . . .

(Military • Notable Persons) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

355th Tactical Fighter Squadron

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
(panel 1) Activated on November 15, 1942, at Hamilton Field, California, the first 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron pilots, nicknamed the “Pugnacious Pups,” flew the P-39 Aircobra. After deploying to England in 1943, the . . .

(War, Cold • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

355th Tactical Fighter Squadron Operations

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Myrtle Beach, South Carolina.
The 355th Tactical Fighter Squadron Operations (Fighting Falcons) were located in the area now occupied by the Myrtle Beach Police Department Office and Training Facility. The squadron was activated in November 1942 at . . .

(War, Cold • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Welcome to Port Penn

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Muncy, Pennsylvania.
Established in the 1830s, Port Penn grew as fast as traffic through this section of the West Branch of the Pennsylvania Canal allowed. There were hotels and taverns as well as blacksmiths to shoe mules, lumberyards and . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Main and Water Streets

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Muncy, Pennsylvania.
Several general mercantile businesses occupied this corner before the Muncy Banking Company organized and opened its doors for business in 1893. The name was officially changed to The Muncy Bank and Trust Company in 1962 . . .

(Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The McCartys and the Muncy Historical Society

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Muncy, Pennsylvania.
The McCarty House, on your left, has been enlarged since the original log structure was erected circa 1800 by William McCarty. William and his brother, Benjamin, and their Walton cousins were Muncy's founding fathers. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Temple of the Sacred Heart of Jesus

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, Mexico.
Templo del Sagrado Corazón de Jesús Este edificio religioso, ubicado en el Jardín Cuauhtémoc, presenta características de la arquitectura clásica griega y romana. Es una réplica de la Basílica de San Pedro, localizada en . . .

(Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Königlich Bayerisches 1. Ulanen-Regiment Denkmal / Royal Bavarian First Lancers Regiment Monument

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, Germany.
(The monument has inscriptions on three sides. These are presented here right-center-left.) Right side: Upper tablet Das Kgl. bay. 1. Ulanen-Regiment Kaiser Wilhelm II. König v. Preussen zog am 3. August 1914 von hier zur . . .

(War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bishop's Residence

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Detroit, Michigan.
Side 1 This Tudor Revival residence was constructed in the mid-1920s. The Boston architectural firm of Maginnis and Walsh designed the house for the Catholic bishop of Detroit during the tenure of Michael J. Gallagher. Its . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lake Dauterive

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Coteau Holmes, Louisiana.
Lake Dauterive is home to one of the oldest documented cypress trees in Louisiana. The approximately 1,000-year-old tree has a circumference of 17 feet and a diameter of 5.4 feet. Though named as two separate lakes, Lake . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dr. John Ware's Mule Tramway Site

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Marksville, Louisiana.
Mule driven tramway. Flat cars on rails from Marksville to Red River, a distance of six miles. Carried supplies and produce to and from Ware's Landing on the river to a warehouse on this site.

(Railroads & Streetcars • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald

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Detroit, Michigan.
The S.S. Edmund Fitzgerald known as one of the largest ships on the Great Lakes, passed by this location transporting taconite iron ore to ports in Detroit, Toledo and beyond. November 10, 2015 marked 40 years since this . . .

(Disasters • Industry & Commerce • Notable Events • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lynnewood Park

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Havertown, Pennsylvania.
In Honor of the Men and Women of LYNNEWOOD PARK ~ Who Served Their Country In World War II

(War, World II) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Country School

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Otisville, Michigan.
When you lived in a rural area say before 1950, in most parts of the US, you didn't hop on the school bus and ride miles to your local town school. At first, in the early years your family had horses and a wagon to get . . .

(Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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