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Miguel Hidalgo at the Basilica de Guadalupe

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, Mexico.
El inmortal caudillo de la independencia nacional, cura Don Miguel Hidalgo y Costilla, estuvo en este templo con motivo de su dedicación y en ejercicio de su ministerio del 10 de octubre de 1800. San Luis Potosi Taller de . . .

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

Tel Ashqelon - the Canaanite City

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, Israel.
The Middle Bronze period, Ashqelon was a prominent port town, founded ca. 1950 BCE, with a population of roughly 15,000. Its inhabitants farmed for a living and exported their agricultural produce - wine, olive oil, wheat, . . .

(Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Sanctuary of the Silver Calf

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, Israel.
Before you are the remains of a sanctuary constructed within the stone glacis near the road leading from the beach to the city. The silver-coated bronze statuette of a calf was discovered inside a shrine-shaped pottery . . .

(Churches & Religion • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Canaanite City Gate

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, Israel.
This is the most ancient arched gate in the world. It consists of an arched corridor with arched openings on both ends. The gate was constructed in approximately 1850 BCE as part of the city’s fortification system, and is . . .

(Forts, Castles • Parks & Recreational Areas • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lupe Vélez

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, Mexico.
Rinde homenaje por su trayectoria como primera mexicana en la Meca del Cine a la diva: Lupe Vélez San Luis Potosí, 1904 – Beverly Hills, 1944 San Luis Potosí, S.L.P. México, Noviembre 2017 H. Ayuntamiento 2015-2018 San Luis . . .

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

Isaac Brandon Lynched, 6 April 1892

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Charles City, Virginia.
A mob of about 75 masked men dragged Brandon from a cell in the old Charles City County jail and hanged him from a tree on this hillside on the night of 6 April 1892. Brandon, a 43-year-old black man, had been held in jail . . .

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

La maison Londonienne / The London house

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Rimouski, Quebec.
Au lendemain de la Conquête, les Britanniques introduisent au Québec le mode d'habiter unifamilial, qu'ils connaissent depuis le XVIIe siècle. Le Bas-Canada adopte sans délai ce nouvel art de vivre qui met un terme à la . . .

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

Fort Point National Historic Site

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San Francisco, California.
Once called the "Pride of the Pacific" and "Gibraltar of the West Coast," Fort Point is a brick and granite coastal defense fortification built by the U.S. Army between 1853 and 1861. It was part of a seacoast defense system . . .

(Forts, Castles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Rollstone Boulder

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
This boulder carried by the last glacier from Mount Monadnock New Hamp­shire to the summit of the hill whose name commemorates it, was for centuries a land mark to Indian and settler. Threatened with destruction by quarrying . . .

(Landmarks • Natural Resources) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Store of Ephraim Kimball

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
Near this spot, in 1775, stood the store of Ephraim Kimball. Here at 9 o’clock A.M., on the 19th of April, 1775, the alarm gun was fired a company of forty-two men, under Capt. Ebenezer Bridge, marched for Concord, where . . .

(War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Del Monte Building

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Sunnyvale, California.
The Del Monte Building was constructs by the Madison and Bonner Company in 1904 adjacent to the Southern Pacific Railroad on the northwest corner of Sunnyvale and Evelyn Avenues. For the first 26 years dried fruit from local . . .

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

Don Pedro Menendez De Aviles

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St. Augustine, Florida.
Bronze statue of the illustrious son of Aviles, Spain, Governor, Captain General “Conquistador”, and Adelantado of Florida who founded St. Augustine on September 8, 1565. The Statue was a gift of the people of St. Augustine, . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Julia Blanche S. Clum

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Valley Falls, New York.
One of the founders of Rensselaer County's first political equality club and a leader for woman suffrage.

(Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Jerry Driscoll Walk

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New York, New York.
Jerry Driscoll Walk Jeremiah Timothy Driscoll (1909-1994), Captain Defender of New York Harbor’s Waterfront Jeremiah Timothy Driscoll (1909-1994) was born in the fishing village of Baltimore, County Cork, Ireland. In 1928, . . .

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

Bienville's Plantation

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New Orleans, Louisiana.
Here, on a plantation granted to him on March 27, 1719 by the company of the Indies, stood the residence of Jean Baptiste LeMoyne de Bienville, founder of New Orleans. This plantation was sold by Bienville on April 11, 1726 . . .

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

The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Park

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New York, New York.
The Governor Nelson A. Rockefeller Park Vice President of the United States 1974-1977 Governor of the State of New York 1959-1973 “There is nothing wrong with American that courage, commitment, and love cannot conquer. There . . .

(Parks & Recreational Areas • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Patrick Joseph Moran

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Fitchburg, Massachusetts.
In twenty four years service in the National League of Baseball as player and manager, he won his way to the greatest heights, winning a pennant for Philadelphia in 1916 and a league pennant for Cincinnati in 1919. As a . . .

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

Kimball-Whitney Cemetery

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Salt Lake City, Utah.
Heber C. Kimball, pioneer of 1847 and first counselor to Brigham Young, was allotted the land adjacent to this monument upon which to build homes for his family, the majority of whom arrived in 1848. He and Newel K. Whitney . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Alfred W. McCune Mansion

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Salt Lake City, Utah.
The mansion, completed in 1901, was designed for Alfred W. and Elizabeth McCune by architect S. C. Dallas. Alfred McCune acquired great wealth through railroad, mining, and timber enterprises. In 1920, after the McCune's . . .

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

Bowne & Company

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New York, New York.
On this site, then 39 Queen Street, Robert Bowne, New York merchant, philanthropist, and educator, established Bowne & Company in 1775. The company is New York’s oldest business concern operating under the same name since . . .

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