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Guillermo Prieto

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, Mexico.
Guillermo Prieto (1818-1897) Nació en la ciudad de México, Poeta y Político liberal, anticlerical y populista, fue un personaje importante de la política de nuestro país, en la que participó activamente, fue Ministro de . . .

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

Springs and Aqueducts

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, Mexico.
Manantiales y acueductos En la ladera norte del cerro, frente al túnel del elevador, y sobre la actual avenida Chapultepec subsisten los restos de los antiguos acueductos coloniales que alimentaron de agua potable la Ciudad . . .

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

Town Center

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Northampton, Massachusetts.
By the mid 19th century the simple elegance of Northampton's buildings began to give way to the tastes and fashions of a new era of commercialism. William Fenno Pratt, who designed many of the Victorian buildings on Main . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Heroic Cadets

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, Mexico.
Los Cadetes Heroicos Una de las más amargas experiencias de la joven nación mexicana fue, sin duda, la guerra con Estados Unidos entre los años 1846-1848, cuando el país vio ocupada su capital por el ejecito norteamericano y . . .

(Forts, Castles • Patriots & Patriotism • War, Mexican-American) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

West Main Street

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Northampton, Massachusetts.
The Academy of Music, built in 1891, was a gift to the city from Edward H.R. Lyman. It was designed as an opera house by William Brockelsby. With its rich terra cotta facade, if echoes the neo-classical style of the Italian . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Education • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Great War Memorial at St. Francis Catholic Church

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, India.
To the Glory of God and in Memory of Lieut: Col: J.J.P. Quinn, I.R. Maj: A.P. Atal, I.M.S. Maj: J.N. Black, Somerset Light Infantry. Capt: B.V. Falls, Royal Irish Fusiliers. Capt: W.A. Gover Capt: I.F. Mackay, Gordon . . .

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

Upper Main Street

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Northampton, Massachusetts.
Commercial development along upper Main Street followed the industrial expansion spurred by the Civil War. As Northampton became a manufacturing center, its business district expanded to accommodate a growing and changing . . .

(Architecture • Churches & Religion • Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Presbyterian Church

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
The early Scots-Irish established a small Presbyterian congregation in 1802, the first in Titusville. They began by worshipping outdoors or in barns. By 1815 they had built a primitive log meeting house, which was soon . . .

(Churches & Religion • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Colonel Drake Park

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
Presented to the City of Titusville in memory of Mr. and Mrs. William T. Scheide by their children

(Charity & Public Work • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Birth of George Washington Bicentennial

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Titusville, Pennsylvania.
This elm planted by Canadohta Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution to commemorate the two hundredth anniversary of the birth of George Washington 1732 - 1932 "There has been no greater character, legacy to America . . .

(Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Parks & Recreational Areas • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Historic Hamburg

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Hamburg, Pennsylvania.
Martin Kaercher Sr. from Germany purchased 250 acres of land called "Hamburg" in 1772. Its natural wonders made it an ideal area for agriculture and farming. Because of this attribute, "milling" is a prevalent theme in the . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Headquarters of General James A. Garfield

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Headquarters General James A. Garfield Chief of Staff to General Rosecrans General Joseph J. Reynolds Chief of Staff to General Thomas

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Signal Hill

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Signal Hill Site of Redoubt Putnam South Salient of Fort Sherman 3 Siege - 5 Field Guns

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Point in the Line of Fort Sherman

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Point in the line of Fort Sherman, The Chief Work of the Inner Line, Which comprised the entire line From Battery Bushnell to Signal Hill.

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Oakley Tabernacle

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Oakley, Idaho.
In April 1879 members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints from Tooele, Utah, under direction of Wm. E. Martindale, arrived in Oakley where James Dayley and his two sons had staked claims and built cabins. On . . .

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

Sallie Pollock-Cook-High

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North Branch, Maryland.
She was a spy for the Confederate army during the Civil War. On April 12, 1864 she was charged with violating the laws of war when letters addressed to Gen. Robert E. Lee and President Jefferson were found on this great . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Cassia County Jail

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Oakley, Idaho.
Original Cassia County Jail cells where Diamondfield Jack was held in Albion from March 1897 to February 1899. The jail was moved to Oakley after the jail here burned.

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

Pvt James D. Pollock

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North Branch, Maryland.
(front) Pvt James D Pollock Co F 7 Va Cav CSA Aug 27 1841 Jan 27 1916 This grave is designated and protected by the Cumberland Historic Cemetery Organization (rear) This crypt was installed by the Cumberland Historic . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Breaking the ice

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Mackinaw City, Michigan.
Great Lakes shipping is a key component to the regional economy. The shipping industry is one of the cheapest and most efficient ways to transport large quantities of raw materials, such as iron ore, coal and heating oil. . . .

(Industry & Commerce • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Center of Fort Phelps

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Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Center of Fort Phelps (Negley) 120 Yards South

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.
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