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José María Heredia

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, Mexico.
El primer poeta de América es Heredia. (…) Él es volcánico como sus entrañas y sereno como sus alturas. José Martí En conmemoración del aniversario 210 de José María Heredia. Ciudad de México, Cuauhtémoc, Distrito Federal. . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mount Wilson Trail

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Sierra Madre, California.
Made in 1864 by Benjamin (Don Benito) Wilson, to bring down timber for his ranch. Up this trail pack burros carried telescope and materials for the first Mt. Wilson Observatory, established by Harvard College in 1889. . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Roads & Vehicles • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Childs-Irving Project-Hydroelectric Project

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Jerome, Arizona.
In 1900 rancher Lew Turner filed a claim for the waters of Fossil Creek; a year later, he filed a claim to the spring and headwaters that fed it. Among the possible uses he listed was the production of electric power. With a . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Water Treatment Protects Downstream Users

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Climax, Colorado.
By the time Charles Senter staked his claims on Bartlett Mountain in 1879, the trout were gone from Ten Mile Creek. It had been altered by smelting and mining that took place long before Climax began operations. Today, the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Natural Resources • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Village of Adamsville

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Rio Grande, Ohio.
The Village of Adamsville commemorates life in this area as it was during the early to mid-19th century. The original Adamsville settlement was located on the banks of Raccoon Creek. roughly one-half mile east of this site. . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 12 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Werkzeugdepot / Tool Cache

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, Germany.
Auf der Grabensohle vor dem Südost-Turm des Kastells lag in einem Versteck aus Steinplatten ein Depot Geräten aus Eisen. Sensen, eine Pflugschar, Werkzeuge wie Hammer, Beile, Säge oder Bohrer und Waffen wie Schwerter und . . .

(Agriculture • Anthropology) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dr. Karl Lueger

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, Austria.
Dr. Karl Lueger (1844-1910) Gründer der Christlich-Sozialen Partei, 1897-1910 Bürgermeister. Mitgestalter Wiens zu einer modernen Großstadt. Kritisch bewertet werden muss sein populistischer Antisemitismus, der ein . . .

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

Bradt House

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near Schenectady, New York.
Early type of Dutch farmhouse. To west was Woestina (Wilderness)

(Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Water Powered 500 Pound Hammer

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Murphy, North Carolina.
Water powered 500 pound hammer from Lovingood Bloomery Forge on Hangingdog Creek 1840 — 1890

(Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Prison Cell Door

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Murphy, North Carolina.
The austere prison in Peachtree housed up to 100 prisoners tasked with building and maintaining local roads. In 1931, the state combined the Highway Commission and the State Prison Department. "Road camps" were built . . .

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

Aquiles Serdán

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, Mexico.
Aquiles Serdan Nació en la Ciudad de Puebla el 2 de noviembre de 1876. Antireeleccionista y decidido opositor al régimen del General Porfirio Díaz. Inició la rebelión en Puebla y murió en el levantamiento el 18 de noviembre . . .

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

Bakaríið / Bakery

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, Iceland.
Bakaríið var reist 1834. Þar inni var stór ofn hlaðinn úr múrsteini og mikill reykháfur. Korngeymsluhús var reist við bakaríið 1861 til að geyma korn og mjöl og þar voru einnig ölgerðarkatlar. Bernhöft bakari reisti einnig . . .

(Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cherokee County Veterans Memorial

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Murphy, North Carolina.
Dedicated to veterans who gave their lives for our country Their memories will never die {Honor Roll of Veterans}

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

Rabun County Confederate Monument

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Clayton, Georgia.
We honor with affection, reverence and undying remembrance those from Rabun County who served the Confederacy 1861 – 1865

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Manigault's Brigade

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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Manigault's Brigade Hindman's Division, -- Polk's Corps. Brig. Gen. Arthur M. Manigault. Sept. 20, 1863, 11:30 A. M. 24th Alabama, Col. N.N. Davis. 28th Alabama, Col. John C. Reid. 34th Alabama, Col. John N. Slaughter. 10th . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Le Vieux-Québec, site du patrimoine mondial de l'UNESCO

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Québec, Quebec.
Fondée par l'explorateur français Champlain au début du XVIIe siècle, Québec demeure la seule ville d'Amérique du Nord à avoir conservé ses remparts qui regroupent de nombreux bastions, portes et ouvrages défensifs . . .

(Colonial Era • Exploration • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

University of Rio Grande

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Rio Grande, Ohio.
This historic marker is on the western boundary of the original 10 acre Rio Grande, College Campus, founded and endowed by Nehemiah and Permelia Atwood. The campus was located on the southeast corner of the Atwood Farm. . . .

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

Collège des Jésuites / Jesuit College

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Québec, Quebec.
Ces pierres appartenaient au fronton du collège des Jésuites. Elles sont marquées du monogramme de l'ordre, constitué des lettres IHS qui désignent Jésus. Remises aux Jésuites lors de la démolition de l'édifice en 1877, les . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Confederate Monument of Bowling Green

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Bowling Green, Kentucky.
To the Confederate Dead 1861. 1865.

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

Civil War Rifle Trench

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Bowling Green, Kentucky.
Bowling Green's Civil War Defenses The Confederate army occupied Bowling Green from September 1861 to February 1862. During that time, troops camped nearby to guard against a Union attack coming through the open ground . . .

(Man-Made Features • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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