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6th Kansas Cavalry

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near Pensacola, Oklahoma.
Defense Position 6th Kansas Cavalry Capt Henry P Ledger Commanding

(War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Immigrants From Quarrier Homes Scotland 1923

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Athens, Ontario.
A tribute to the little immigrants ages 5 to 14 who came from the Quarrier Homes Scotland, and the Barnardo Homes England, to the Fairknowe Home in Brockville. They were placed on Hundred Acre Farms and made to work long . . .

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

General José María Magaña

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, Mexico.
Esta casa pertenecio al celebre guerrillero insurgente y pundonoroso militar republicano General Don Jose Maria Magaña muerto en Valle de Santiago el año de 1872. English translation: This house belonged to the famous . . .

(Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Miguel Hidalgo in Yuriria

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, Mexico.
. . .

(Colonial Era • Patriots & Patriotism • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

United States Post Office Poughkeepsie New York

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Poughkeepsie, New York.
United States Post Office Poughkeepsie New York Has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior

(Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 9 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Bettie Anne Highway

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Rogersville, Alabama.
The home-place of Bettie Anne Springer-Thornton lies 1.6 miles north on the east side of Lauderdale County Road 51. This home was originally a one-room log cabin, built between 1892 and 1894 by Levi Patrick Thornton. Two . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Gabriel “Old Gabe” Butler

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near Rogersville, Alabama.
Gabriel Butler “Ole Gabe” was born in the Carolinas in 1779, about the time of the Revolutionary War. His name is on records in Kentucky in the 1800s. He married his first wife, Sarah Whitesides, in Warren County, KY, on . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans • War, US Revolutionary) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Quarrying the Bluffs of La Crosse

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La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Following several devastating downtown fires between 1857 and 1867, the city of La Crosse established local "fire Limits." These required that new buildings be constructed of stone or brick, so quarries began to spring up on . . .

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

Howard County Historical Society-1854 Log Cabin-Beadle Park

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Cresco, Iowa.
The cabin was built in 1854 and was lived in continuously through 1964. The interior contains two rooms: a kitchen on the ground floor and a bedroom above. It was constructed of hand hewn logs, dovetailed and every log . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

101-A Train - EMD Model FP7

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Cresco, Iowa.
How 101-A Got to Cresco The 101A is a Model FP 7 diesel electric locomotive built by General Motors in La Grange, Illinois in 1951. It is the first such model ever sold to the Milwaukee Road rail line and was put into . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Group of Indian Mounds

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La Crosse, Wisconsin.
The Effigy is that of the Turtle Clan Two of the Burial Mounds have been Restored.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Myrick Park Mounds

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La Crosse, Wisconsin.
This reproduction of an 1883 map shows the relative location of four mounds at that time. The two mounds that have been destroyed are shown in the outline. These two mounds a round mound and a mound in the shape (or . . .

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Spring Grove Area Veterans Memorial

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Spring Grove, Minnesota.
With Malice Toward None, with Charity for all, with Firmness in the Right as God Gives us to See the Right, Let us Strive on to Finish the Work We are in, to Bind up the Nation's Wounds, to care for him who shall have born . . .

(War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Urbanization of a Watershed

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St. Louis, Missouri.
The River des Peres Watershed Every drop of rain goes somewhere. What isn't absorbed into the ground, will eventually find its way into our creeks, streams and rivers. As you read this, you are standing within the River des . . .

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

The Driftless Area of Wisconsin

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La Crosse, Wisconsin.
Casting a glance up and down the Wisconsin side of the Mississippi River Valley from Grandad Bluff, you can see a portion of the geological region called the Driftless Area. Its ridge and valley topography is both beautiful . . .

(Entertainment • Industry & Commerce • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Deerfield Civil War Monument

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Deerfield, Massachusetts.
In Grateful Appreciation of the Patriotism and self Sacrifice of Her Lamented Sons and Soldiers, Who for Their Country and for Freedom Laid Down Their Lives in the War of the Great Rebellion, Deerfield Erects This Monument . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Franklin’s Civil War Sites

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Franklin, Tennessee.
(prelude) In September 1864, after Union Gen. William T. Sherman defeated Confederate Gen. John Bell Hood at Atlanta, Hood led the Army of Tennessee northwest against Sherman’s supply lines. Rather than contest Sherman’s . . .

(War, US Civil) Includes complete text, location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Tombs from the First Temple Period

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, Israel.
English Text: Seven burial caves from the late First Temple period were found at the site. The caves, which were hewn into the cliff above which the Scottish Church of St. Andrew was built, were found partially destroyed by . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Churches & Religion) Includes complete text, location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Land Run

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma.
Oklahoma City and Guthrie, a dozen other towns, and thousands of farms were settled in a day. The Run of '89 gave birth to Oklahoma City, which today is the state's capital and largest city. It also marked the beginning of . . .

(Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Great Falls of the Missouri River

Previous The Land Run
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near Great Falls, Montana.
On June, 13, 1805 Captain Meriwether Lewis confirmed the existence of what had been just a legend to many - the Great Falls of the Missouri River. Earlier that day, Lewis, who as suspected the falls were in the area based on . . .

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