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A Sad and Lonely Journey

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, United Kingdom.
Hulked & Rotten Row On May 14th 1883 Warrior entered Portsmouth for the last time under her own steam. In her 22 years of service, six of them in full commission and eight as a first line reserve, Warrior had sailed some . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

"...Across the Endless Sea of Mountains..."

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near Kooskia, Idaho.
Look north to the ridgeline behind you and see what Lewis and Clark and the Corps of Discovery faced on the morning of September 15, 1805. At 7 a.m. the Corps left their Colt Killed Camp near what is now the Powell Ranger . . .

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

"...Observe the face of the country..."

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Kooskia, Idaho.
President Thomas Jefferson, driven by a life-long passion for scientific exploration and study, instructed Meriwether Lewis to record details about the flora, fauna, geology and people of the land between the Missouri River . . .

(Animals • Exploration • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Songs Of Sadness On This Sacred Path

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near Kooskia, Idaho.
In July of 1877, nearly 800 Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) people traveled with heavy hearts across the Lolo Trail above you. They did not know if they would ever return to their homes. The women sang songs of sorrow and longing. The . . .

(Native Americans • Wars, US Indian) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Welcome to Colgate Licks

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near Kooskia, Idaho.
Above the parking lot is an open glade where natural mineral licks attract a variety of wildlife. These licks were named after George Colgate who was the cook for a hunting party in the early 1890s. Heavy snow trapped the . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Disasters • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

My Name is K'useynisskit

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near Kooskia, Idaho.
You can find me on the ridgeline above you. I’ve seen many pass this way, some in joy and some in sadness, some in peace and some in war. For the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) I was K’useyneisskit or ‘road to the buffalo.’ For the . . .

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

The Biergarten

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
You are now standing in the Biergarten. Originally, this served as the area where horse-drawn carriages would drop off and pick up beer barrels. Look up at the windows and notice the remnants of iron hinges where shutters . . .

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

E & O Brewery

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Eberhardt & Ober Brewing Co. brewed beers in accordance with the German beer purity law. Current home of Penn Brewery. 16. E & O Brewery 800 Vinial Street -1884-

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

Nimiipuum Wetes

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near Kooskia, Idaho.
Living in Harmony with the Land You are standing near one of the well-worn trails and a crossroads of the Nimiipuu (Nez Perce) and Selish (Salish) peoples. Year round, the Mat’alaayma Bands of the Nimiipuu lived here, . . .

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

The Lagering Caves

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Before refrigeration became commonplace, breweries chilled, or "lagered" their beer in deep tunnel or caves. The entire hillside behind Penn Brewery is riddled with an extensive network of lagering caves. Refrigeration was . . .

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

Left behind by progress

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, United Kingdom.
Second Commission 1867-1871 When her first commission ended in November 1864 Warrior spent two and a half years in harbour undergoing her first major re-fit. On 8th July 1867 she steamed out of Portsmouth to re-join the . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The First Black Battleship

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, United Kingdom.
HMS Warrior was built by The Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company at Blackwall in London. Throughout 1859 and 1860 thousands of workers were employed on the hull every day. As delays to the ship increased a 24-hour work . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Warrior – the ultimate deterrent

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, United Kingdom.
Fitting Out The morning after her launch, Warrior was towed to the Victoria Dock basin, where Penn's of Greenwich installed the most powerful machinery ever put in a warship. With the engines and boilers in place the masts . . .

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

Beware of the Wolf

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, United Kingdom.
Britannia ruled the waves when Queen Victoria came to the throne. Wooden sailing ships were on the decline, making way for new maritime innovations like the paddle steamer, Great Western and the iron-hulled, screw driven SS . . .

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

35th Illinois Infantry

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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Illinois 35th Infantry, Heg's Brigade. 11:00 A. M. September 20, 1863.

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

A Prosperous Mountain Family

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near Blowing Rock, North Carolina.
Moses H. Cone Memorial Park preserves the country estate of Moses Cone, a prosperous textile entrepreneur, conservationist, and philanthropist of the Gilded Age. Its centerpiece is Flat Top Manor, a gleaming white 23-room . . .

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

Sergeant (SGT) Robert Easley, Jr.

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Carlisle, Pennsylvania.
Sergeant (SGT) Robert Easley, Jr. Sergeant (SGT) Robert Easley, Jr. was severely wounded in action on October 15, 2012, while conducting operations in southern Afghanistan, as part of Operation Enduring Freedom (OEF). . . .

(War, 2nd Iraq) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

41st Ohio Infantry

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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
41st. Regiment Ohio Infantry, Hazen's Brigade. 4:30 P. M. to 5:30 P.M. September 19, 1863.

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

25th Illinois Infantry

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Fort Oglethorpe, Georgia.
Illinois 25th Infantry, Heg’s Brigade. 11 A.M. September 20, 1863

(Parks & Recreational Areas • War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Aðalstræti 2 - Ingólfsnaust

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, Iceland.
Uppsátur landnamsmanna við Reykjavík getur hafa verið hér a bakkanum þar sem húsin standa. Verslunarstaðurinn var fluttur úr Örfirisey um 1770 og þa voru fjögur hús enddurreist á þessari lóð, en 1855 reisti Tærgesen . . .

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