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Early Roads

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Everett, Pennsylvania.
Located just a stone's throw from the Forbes Road (later the Lincoln Highway), the Everett Foundry and Machine Shop was the place to go for machine parts, welded pieces, molds or bells. The business was started in 1854 by . . .

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

Road Versus Rail

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Everett, Pennsylvania.
At the end of the 1800s, most people lived less than 20 miles from a railroad station. By the early 1900s new paving techniques created opportunities for improved roads, like the Lincoln Highway. With automobile travel there . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Our Main Street

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Everett, Pennsylvania.
The village of Bloody Run, later named Everett, was planned by Michael Barndollar in 1785. Barndollar also built the Union Hotel at this site in 1808. It was known as one of the finest hotels in existence at that time. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Notable Buildings) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Dade Heritage Trust’s Cape Florida Lighthouse Brick Program

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near Key Biscayne, Florida.
Dade Heritage Trust’s Cape Florida Lighthouse Brick Program Dade Heritage Trust is the leading voice for historic preservation in Miami-Dade County. Founded as a nonprofit in 1972, Dade Heritage Trust works to preserve the . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Education • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Highway Enterprise

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Everett, Pennsylvania.
In the early 1900s two local boys made a name for themselves in the automobile world. Chester (Chet) and Clayton Karns of Everett were pioneers in the automobile industry. The American Automobile Association (AAA) recognized . . .

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

Road to Restoration

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near Key Biscayne, Florida.
Road to Restoration Years of weather and wear left the Lighthouse in need of tender love and care. The road to restoration for the Cape Florida Lighthouse was long, but exciting. First, craftsmen laid approximately 23,000 . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Man-Made Features • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cause for Conservation

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near Key Biscayne, Florida.
Cause for Conservation "The wild unspoiled beauty of Cape Florida - 510 acres of pines, palms, and beach at the tip of Key Biscayne - has long been hailed...as a natural park and nature reserve." "Eight years ago, The Miami . . .

(Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Centre County Veterans Memorial

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Bellefonte, Pennsylvania.
First Defenders—April 18, 1861, for 3 months. 2nd Reg't. PA. Vols.—April 20, for 3 months. Eagle Guards, Co. H. 4th PA. Three-Months Reg't. Cameron Guards, Co. H. 7th PA. Three-Mo's Reg't. Co. B. 10th PA. Three-Months' . . .

(War of 1812 • War, Spanish-American • War, US Civil • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Restoration Hardware

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Key Biscayne, Florida.
Restoration Hardware Have you ever wondered how people a hundred years from now will know how we lived? Preserving historical structures, such as the Cape Florida Lighthouse, is one way to connect the past with the present. . . .

(Architecture • Man-Made Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

C Coy. First Battalion Ulster Volunteers

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, United Kingdom.
1st Battalion - Belfast Brigade "C" Company Ulster Volunteer Force Killed in Action Vol. R. McIntyre 10-5-73 Vol. R. Wadsworth 11-4-75 Vol. T. Chapman 12-6-75 Vol. J. McGregor 12-6-75 Vol. W. Hannah 21-6-78 They shall not . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Frizzell's Fish Shop Bombing Victims

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, United Kingdom.
This Tablet marks the site of Frizzel[l]’s Fish shop, where at 1.05 p.m. on Saturday 23rd October 1993 a terrorist bomb exploded. 9 innocent souls lost their lives and many more were injured. ——————————— This Poppy Cross is . . .

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

Museum of the Cherokee Indian

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Cherokee, North Carolina.
”To preserve and perpetuate the history, culture, and stories of the Cherokee people.” To accomplish this mission, the museum maintains a permanent exhibit, extensive artifact collection, archives, education programs, artist . . .

(Arts, Letters, Music • Education • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Wolf Clan

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Cherokee, North Carolina.
The Wolf Clan was known for its medicine people and its warriors. (Cherokee language translation) Clan Masks: In the early twentieth century, Cherokee artists began carving masks representing the clans. These also symbolized . . .

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

Wild Potato Clan

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Cherokee, North Carolina.
The wild potato refers to a native plant whose root is a good food source, also known as the Jerusalem artichoke. Some oral traditions say there were originally fourteen clans, including the Savannah and Wild Holly, whose . . .

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

Deer Clan

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Cherokee, North Carolina.
People in the Deer Clan were recognized as fast runners. They often served as messengers between towns. (Cherokee language translation) Clan Facts: Clans took care of the Cherokee law regarding murder. If you were killed, . . .

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

Blue Clan

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Cherokee, North Carolina.
According to oral tradition, the Blue Clan knew about a plant with a blue flower that was used to heal children’s diseases. (Cherokee language translation) Clan Facts: Your clan came from your mother. People of the same clan . . .

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

Bayardo Bar Bombing Victims

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, United Kingdom.
In memory of five innocent Protestants slaughtered here by a Republican murder gang on 13th August 1975 William John Gracey aged 63 Samuel Gunning aged 55 Joanne McDowell aged 29 Hugh Alexander Harris aged 21 Linda Boyle . . .

(Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Amanda López Pineda

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, Nicaragua.
Prof. Amanda Lopez Pineda Maestra por excelencia Nació el 01 de Septiembre de 1904 en la ciudad de Jinotega. Inició sus estudios en Granada donde se graduó como Maestra de Primaria en el Colegio Francés Nuestra Señora de . . .

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

Monsignor Rubén Baltodano y Alfaro

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, Nicaragua.
Mons. Ruben Baltodano y Alfaro Sacerdote misionero Nació en Jinotega el 18 de Diciembre 1913. Ordenado sacerdote el 15 de Agosto 1946, en El Salvador. Llego a Jinotega en 1951. Ejerció el Sacerdocio durante 60 años como el . . .

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

Harvey Wells Moller

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, Nicaragua.
Prof. Harvey Wells Moller Historiador, escritor y pintor Nació en Jinotega el 9 de Febrero 1932. Ejerció el magisterio desde 1949 durante 50 años de profesión en Jinotega. Fundador de la Escuela Normal de Jinotega, coronó la . . .

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