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The Plain & Magdalen Bridge

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, United Kingdom.
The Plain & Magdalen Bridge You are standing at the edge of The Plain, the eastern approach to the city centre. On the traffic island is the Victoria Fountain, built in 1899 where the toll-house once stood. Behind you is the . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Porter’s Garden

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, United Kingdom.
The Garden Today The Porter's Garden covers part of the site of an earlier garden belonging to the Porter's Lodge, which was constructed in 1708 and is the oldest building in the Dockyard. It is the white building opposite . . .

(Environment • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pipe Springs National Monument

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near Kaibab, Arizona.
Established May 31, 1923 Through effort of Stephen T. Mather and friends Pipe Springs Occupied in 1863 by Dr. James M. Whitmore, who, with Robert McIntyre, was killed 4 miles S.E. Of here January 3, 1866 by Navajo and . . .

(Churches & Religion • Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Historic Dixie-Long Valley, Utah Pioneer Trail

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near Kaibab, Arizona.
Segments of centuries-old Indian trails between St. George and Long Valley were used by Mormon pioneers in 1864 to settle Long Valley and its resettlement in 1871 following Indian conflicts. The trail divided at the area of . . .

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Country General Store

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Van Nuys, California.
Known as the Bank of Van Nuys, the Country General Store was an H.J. Whitley development built in 1911. Family owned and operated since 1956, Nat Stanoff, the founder, opened the doors as an Army Navy store. Today, Country . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Crystal Cove Historic District

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Newport Coast, California.
The early to mid-twentieth century cottages in this last self-contained Southern California beachfront recreational community reflect a unique vernacular architectural design emblematic of "architecture without architects."

(Architecture • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Sharing the Circle

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New York, New York.
Sharing the Circle The approximately one million objects in the National Museum of the American Indian (NMAI) collection were amassed by George Gustav Heye (1874-1957). The collection spans the Western Hemisphere from the . . .

(Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dedicated to Honor

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Concord, New Hampshire.
Legionnaires Of All Wars Concord Post No. 21 of the American Legion 1923

(Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Braden Castle Ruins

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Bradenton, Florida.
Dr. Joseph Addison Braden, physician and native Virginian, came from Tallahassee to the Manatee River in the early 1840's. By 1850 he had acquired approximately 900 acres of land and built a steam operated sugar and grist . . .

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

George Gustav Heye

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New York, New York.
George Gustav Heye George Gustav Heye, founder in 1916 of the Museum of the American Indian and its director until 1956, was unique in both his enthusiasm and his broad interest in native life. His passion for collecting . . .

(Anthropology • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Buffalo Soldiers to the Rescue

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Wray, Colorado.
Troops H & I, 10th Calvary, Buffalo Soldiers, were dispatched from what is now, Cheyenne Wells, Co. Troop H arrived on September 25, 1868 to the relief of the Forsyth Scouts, who were known to be in danger of total . . .

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

‘Mute Swan Protecting Her Cygnets’

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Lakeland, Florida.
Ian G. Brennan, Sculptor to the ‘Most noble Order of the Garter” and “Most Honourable Order of the Bath’, has been a contemporary sculptor and woodcarver to the British Royal Household since 1989. ‘Mute Swan protecting her . . .

(Animals • Arts, Letters, Music • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

SS Red Oak Victory

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Richmond, California.
The SS Red Oak Victory is the last remaining ship of the 747 vessels built at the Kaiser Shipyards in Richmond, Ca, during World War II. Commissioned by the U.S. Navy as the USS Red Oak Victory (AK-235), on December 5, 1944, . . .

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

The Grand Detour Plow Factory

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Grand Detour, Illinois.
John Deere came to Grand Detour in 1836. In 1837, he fashioned a steel plow out of a broken sawmill blade in his blacksmith shop situated in the nearby John Deere Historic Site. In 1843, John Deere and Leonard Andrus formed . . .

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

The King’s Highway

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Schenectady, New York.
First road from Albany ended here at Schenectady south gate

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Upper Ferry Landing

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Grand Detour, Illinois.
Near here was the landing site of the Upper Ferry, one of two ferries providing the first established crossing of the Rock River into Grand Detour. Authorized by local ordinance in 1837, they were the sole means of . . .

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

Hennesy Plaza

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Lakeland, Florida.
Dr. James L. and Margaret Hennesy led the advancement of Southeastern College from 1980 through 1998. Natives of Camden, Arkansas and Mobile, Alabama, the couple married in 1955 and began their ministry as evangelists in the . . .

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

Joost van den Vondel

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, Netherlands.
Hier woonde van 1631 tot 1650 Joost van den Vondel (1587-1679), 'Prins der Nederlandse dichters'. Hij dreef hier een zijde- en kousen-winkel en schreef er zijn beroemdste toneelwerk, de Gijsbrecht van Aemstel (1638). Joost . . .

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

St. Michael the Archangel

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New York, New York.
St. Michael the Archangel Patron Saint of Police Officers Artist: John Collier ----------------------- St. Michael honors the NYPD and PANY/NJ police officers who died on 9/11, and those who participated in the rescue and . . .

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

Erected to the memory of Leonard Andrus founder of the village of Grand Detour Illinois 1835

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Grand Detour, Illinois.
Erected to the memory of Leonard Andrus founder of the village of Grand Detour Illinois 1835. Adjudicator of land claims, ferry operator, carrier of mail and travelers, first commissioner of schools in Ogle County, . . .

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