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Lamberhurst War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
In Grateful Memory — of — The 47 Men of Lamberhurst Who Loving Honour Above Ease Died for Their Country In the Great War 1914 - 1918. And the Second World War 1939 - 1945 W.W.1. Bailey Alban · Bailey Carl · Bartholomew . . .

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

Keymer and Clayton War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
To the Glory of God And to the Memory of the Men of This Parish Who Gave Their Lives For Their Country In the Great War 1914 – 1919. J.B. Howard, Capt. R. Welsh Fusiliers · G.A. Manning, Lt. M.C. R.E. · J.F. Munster, . . .

(War, World I • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ditchling War Memorial

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, United Kingdom.
Remember Francis Attree · Charles A. Blake · George Brown · Edwd. Cherriman · Sidney Elsworth · William Green · Thos. Harbour · Geo. Harbour · Geo. Harwood · Robert Horney · Fred Leaney · John Mears · Alfred Mears · Fredk. . . .

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

Breckenridge Stephens Walker

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Breckenridge, Texas.
Breckenridge "Breck" Stephens Walker (1877-1929) was born to E.L. and Molena Jane Yancy Walker in Stephens County and named for the town and county of his birth. With his brother B.B., Walker operated a livery and a stage . . .

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

First Baptist Church of Breckenridge

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Breckenridge, Texas.
Believed to have been organized in 1876, the first Baptist church met in members' homes, local church buildings and the county courthouse with the Rev. C.C. Slaughter as their first minister. In 1895 the members erected a . . .

(Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

B.T. Brown House

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Breckenridge, Texas.
One of the oldest structures in Breckenridge, this ranch house was erected by Benjamin Tarver Brown (1831-1905), a Confederate Army Captain who came to Stephens County in 1866. He built this house in 1876, the year . . .

(Architecture • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Francis Drake, Free Black Barber

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Norfolk, Virginia.
Francis Drake, a slave barber, was the first black to gain his freedom in post-Revolutionary War Norfolk after a 1782 Act of the Virginia General Assembly authorized “any person...to emancipate and set free, his or her . . .

(African Americans • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Captain Richard G. Bradford

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Pensacola Beach, Florida.
In this vicinity Captain Richard G. Bradford of Madison was killed on October 9, 1861, during the Battle of Santa Rosa Island. The battle was fought in an attempt to capture Fort Pickens which protected Pensacola Harbor. . . .

(Forts, Castles • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Riomar Clubhouse Saint Edward's School

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Vero Beach, Florida.
During the early 1920’s, three Cleveland, Ohio physicians established Riomar as a private winter resort for themselves and their families. The facilities included a clubhouse and guest cottage on what is now Riomar Drive, a . . .

(Architecture • Education • Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

St. Joseph’s Catholic Church & School

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Norfolk, Virginia.
St. Joseph’s Parrish was established for Norfolk’s African Americans by the Josephite Order in September 1889, with a place of worship and a school for students from elementary grades through high school. In May 1893, a . . .

(African Americans • Churches & Religion • Civil Rights • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Ella J. Baker

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Norfolk, Virginia.
Ella Baker, born in Norfolk, was a leader in the Civil Rights Movement for five decades. In the 1940s she was a field secretary with the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People and later served as its . . .

(African Americans • Civil Rights) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Col. Samuel Leroy Slover (1873-1959)

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Norfolk, Virginia.
Tennessee native Samuel L. Slover established himself in Norfolk in 1905 as co-owner of the Public Ledger, a local newspaper. He later controlled six of Virginia’s most influential newspapers, Including the Norfolk . . .

(Communications • Industry & Commerce • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

213 West 58th Street

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New York, New York.
NYC Designated Landmark 213 West 58th Street This elegant French Renaissance style stable was constructed in 1902-03, reminiscent of the early 17th century town houses that line the Places des Vosges in Paris. An early work . . .

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

Small Town, Big Voice

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near Washtucna, Washington.
Welcome to Palouse Falls, Washington's official state waterfall. Behind this designation by the state legislature is a story of how local students with a vision created state law - and made state history. Waterfall Facts . . .

(Landmarks • Natural Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mariano Matamoros

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, Mexico.
Por haber defendido la yndependencia de Méjico, fue fusilado en este lugar el dia 3 de febrero de 1814, por orden del gobierno español, el benemérito ciudadano Mariano Matamoros La Junta Patriótica de 1860 Al benemérito . . .

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

Site of World War ll Prisoner of War Camp

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China, Texas.
The reduction of the labor force in the United States during World War II prompted the use of prisoners of war as laborers for various agricultural interests. The responsibility of the Texas Agricultural Extension Service at . . .

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

City of Beaumont

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Beaumont, Texas.
Named in honor of Mary Dewleigh Borlace Warren Beaumont by her husband Henry Millard who laid out the town in 1835 on a site known as Tevis's Bluff Incorporated in 1838

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

First United Methodist Church of Huntsville

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Huntsville, Texas.
Before 1842 Methodists in Huntsville were probably served by itinerant preachers on the Montgomery County circuit. The Texas Methodist Conference appointed The Rev. Henderson B. Palmer as first pastor of the Huntsville . . .

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

The Matamoros Portal

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, Mexico.
20. - Portal Matamoros (Ecce homo) El origen de los portales se remonta al seguimiento que los constructores del Siglo XVI dieron a las recomendaciones expresadas en Las Ordenanzas expedidas por Felipe II con respecto al . . .

(Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

El Colegio Primitivo y Nacional de San Nicolás de Hidalgo

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, Mexico.
Colegio Primitivo y Nacional de San Nicolas de Hidalgo La Universidad Michoacana rinde homenaje al ilustre varon Lic. Don Vasco de Quiroga en el IV centenario de la fundación de esta casa de estudios. 1540. 1940. English . . .

(Colonial Era • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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