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Historical Site

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San Francisco, California.
On this site, from Sutro Heights Park to Golden Gate Park, from the early 1920s until 1972, stood the world famous Playland-at-the-Beach amusement park. This monument is fondly dedicated to the remembrance of those days of . . .

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

1936 San Felipe Massacre

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, Mexico.
1er. Regimiento de Caballería de la Matriz General San Felipe, Gto. En memoria de los caidos en esta plaza durante el zafarrancho del domingo 29 de marzo de 1936 que propició el arribo del Presidente de México Lázaro . . .

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

The Route of Hidalgo

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, Mexico.
El Gobernador del Estado de Guanajuato Lic. Juan Manuel Oliva Ramírez y el H. Ayuntamiento de San Felipe en el marco de los Festejos del Bicentenario Restauran la Estela de la libertad que simboliza la Ruta de la . . .

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

Mission Nuestra Senora del Rosario

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near Goliad, Texas.
Founded in 1754 for the Cujane Indians. Capt. Manuel Ramirez de la Piszina, commander of nearby Presidio la Bahia, named this mission for his parish church in Spain, and Fray Juan Dios Camberos ministered to the first . . .

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Hispanic Americans • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Sonnenberg Settlement 1819

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near Apple Creek, Ohio.
In the summer of 1819 settlers from Sonnenberg in the Jura Mountains of Canton Bern, Switzerland, arrived in Wayne County, Ohio. They fled the religious persecution they endured because of their Anabaptist Mennonite beliefs, . . .

(Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The California Academy of Sciences

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San Francisco, California.
The 1906 earthquake had devastating consequences for the California Academy of Sciences. Immediately following the earthquake, dedicated staff members were able to rush to the Academy before the fire arrived and saved one . . .

(Disasters • Entertainment • Science & Medicine) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Federal Building and U.S. Court House

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Selma, Alabama.
Entered on the National Register of Historic Places March 26, 1976 Federal Building U.S. Courthouse Selma, Alabama James Knox Taylor Architect 1909 This property significantly contributes to the nation’s cultural heritage . . .

(Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hidalgo's Priesthood in San Felipe

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, Mexico.
El 24 de enero de 1793 llegó Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla a encargarse del curato de San Felipe, donde realizó importante obra de valor social y político. El Pueblo del Estado de Guanajuato, su Gobierno y la Presidencia . . .

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

The California Midwinter International Exposition

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San Francisco, California.
The Midwinter Exposition covered 160 acres and opened officially on January 27, 1894. 180 structures representing all California Counties, 4 other states, the Arizona Territory, and 18 foreign nations and villages, including . . .

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

Hidalgo's Proclamation of Independence

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, Mexico.
El Distrito de San Felipe dedica este monumento al Padre de la Patria Sr. Cura D. Miguel Hidalgo en el primer centenario de la Proclamacion de la Independencia Nacional 16 de Septiembre de 1910. S. Vicente. 8 de mayo de . . .

(Civil Rights • Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Plaza Aquiles Serdán

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, Mexico.
Plaza Aquiles Serdan inaugurada por el C. Presidente de la Republica Mexicana Lic. Jose Lopez Portillo siendo Gobernador del Estado El C. Lic. Enrique Velasco Ibarra San Felipe, Gto. 16 de enero, 1982 English translation: . . .

(Civil Rights • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

José Práxedis Gilberto Guerrero Hurtado

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, Mexico.
Centenario 1917-2017 Constitución Política de los Estados Unidos Mexicanos El H. Ayuntamiento y el pueblo de San Felipe, Gto. al Precursor de la Revolución Mexicana, José Praxedis Gilberto Guerrero Hurtado en el CXXXV . . .

(Civil Rights • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Villas et villégiature / Villas and Resorts

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Rimouski, Quebec.
Les Britanniques implantent au Canada une nouvelle conception de la relation au territoire, qu'ils spécialisent selon divers usages et fonctions. Le centre-ville, dorénavant institutionnel, est entouré de quartiers . . .

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

Otomíes and Guachichiles

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, Mexico.
Esta calle que pasa frente a las Casas Reales y la Capilla de Guadalupe, en el Aspecto Politico; es la línea divisoria del Pueblo de Arriba “Otomies” y Pueblo de Abajo – “Guachichiles”. Habiendo sido señalada con una espada . . .

(Colonial Era • Native Americans • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Purísima Chapel

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, Mexico.
Capilla de la Purísima Fue la primera iglesia importante construida por los indios en el lado poniente de la Plaza de Armas, bajo la dirección de los frailes Franciscanos que habitaban en el convento. Posteriormente se le . . .

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

The Green

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Dover, Delaware.
William Penn established the town of Dover in 1683. As surveyed in 1717, the town featured three public squares including The Green. Surrounded by government buildings, shops, homes, and taverns, The Green became the heart . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Delaware Decides

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Dover, Delaware.
In early December 1787 the thirty delegates to the Delaware ratifying convention were called upon to make a momentous decision. For five days they considered whether to approve the new, stronger central government proposed . . .

(Government • Notable Events) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park

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San Francisco, California.
In 1919, major portions of the second de Young museum were completed in the Spanish Plateresque style. The central section and the tower were added in 1921, and the west wing in 1925. The original building was deemed unsafe . . .

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

Historic John Mishler Weaving Mill

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Smithville, Ohio.
Johann Mischler (changed to John Mishler), 1852-1930, and his wife Rosina Beyeler Mischler, 1852-1927, were born in Switzerland and came to the United States in 1882. They moved to Smithville in 1887 where John, a weaver by . . .

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

City Hall

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, Mexico.
Presidencia Municipal Inicialmente el Palacio Municipal se conocía con el nombre de Casas Reales, y era la vivienda del gobernante indígena. En el año de 1674 tuvo lugar la visita del Alcalde Mayor Martín de Mendalde, quien . . .

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