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Dominican Constitutionalist Revolution Square

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, El Salvador.
“Plaza de la Revolución Constitucionalista Dominicana” 24 de abril de 1965 En honor a los héroes Coronel Rafael Tomás Fernández Domínguez · Coronel Francisco Alberto Caamaño · Coronel Juan Maria Lora Fernández Embajada de la . . .

(Patriots & Patriotism • Politics • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Heroes of July 30, 1975

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, El Salvador.
XXXIX Conmemoración · Heroes del 30 de Julio 1975 Seguimos su ejemplo de lucha Tarde del 30 de julio 1975 Miles de estudiantes universitarias y de secundaria marchan en protesta por la intervención militar al Centro . . .

(Civil Rights • Education • Wars, Non-US) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Jaguar Altar

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, El Salvador.
The Jaguar Altar Escultura de altar de forma rectangular, presenta en su cara principal figuras zoomorfas esculpidas en alto y bajo relieve de posiblemente un Jaguar y en sus costados se encuentran diseños geométricos no muy . . .

(Anthropology & Archaeology • Arts, Letters, Music • Native Americans) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Hamilton Primary School

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Otterville, Illinois.
In 1834 Dr. Silas Hamilton, physician and humanitarian, bequeathed $4,000 for construction and operation of a building for educational and religious purposes. A stone schoolhouse was opened in 1836, and the tuition-free . . .

(African Americans • Charity & Public Work • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Pere Jacques Marquette

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near Grafton, Illinois.
In 1673 Father (Pere) Jacques Marquette, missionary priest, and Louis Jolliet, fur trader, left Canada to explore the Mississippi River. They returned by the Illinois River, passing near this area. Their travels covered four months and 2500 miles.

(Churches & Religion • Colonial Era • Exploration • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The CCC

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near Grafton, Illinois.
Over the years, about 165,000 individuals were employed in at least 50 Illinois Civilian Conservation Corps camps in Illinois. Many of these worked on projects in Illinois' state parks. One of the most successful programs to . . .

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

Illiniwek

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near Grafton, Illinois.
A confederation of many Indian tribes living along the Mississippi and Illinois rivers. "Illiniwek" means "The Men". During French occupation of this area it was shortened to "Illini", and the French ending "ois" was added, . . .

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

Les Chemins de Fer Du Témiscouata / The Témiscouata Railways

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Pohénégamook, Quebec.
Français: Gare de St-Éleuthère Pour la construction de la voie ferrée, un camp d'ouvriers, pour ta plupart des Italiens et des Polonais, avait été installé à St-Éleuthère, de l'autre côté de ta rivière Boucannée. Deux . . .

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

The Piasa Bird

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near Grafton, Illinois.
In appearance, the Piasa Bird was a combination of bird, animal, reptile and fish. It preyed on local Indian tribes until it was killed by Illini Chieftan Owatoga, whose village was near Elsah. The original Bluff Picture was . . .

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

Verbeck Gravesite

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Manlius, New York.
Verbeck Gravesite Located on the campus of the Manlius School. Final resting place for William and Guido Verbeck & wives. Headmasters 1888-1940.

(Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Education) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Glenbeigh

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, Ireland.
The Great Southern and Western Railway operated a branch line of 39.5 mls. from Farranfore to Valentia Harbour for 67 yrs. The first section of the line, 12.5 mls. opened 15th Jan. 1885. The remaining 27mls. started in 1890; . . .

(Bridges & Viaducts • Man-Made Features • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Elijah Lovejoy

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near Grafton, Illinois.
An outspoken abolitionist, Lovejoy was owner and publisher of the Alton "Observer". His anti-slavery writings aroused dangerous animosity in the area. Three times his presses were destroyed by mobs, and replaced by the . . .

(Abolition & Underground RR • Communications) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

First Steamboat

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Manlius, New York.
First Steamboat Built by Wm. Avery 1 mile south of Oran. Launched in Limestone Creek near Buellville, 1823. Later first steamboat used on Erie Canal.

(Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The Erie Canal - Canvass White

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Manlius, New York.
When work on the Erie Canal began in 1817, little was known about canal engineering, and construction depended on the ingenuity of many persons. Canvass White (1796-1834), a surveyor, greatly facilitated canal construction . . .

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

Deep Spring

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Manlius, New York.
Deep Spring Te-ungh-sat-a-yagh 450 ft. north on Iroquois Trail. First road made 1790 by Gen. James Wadsworth. County line and survey mark.

(Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

History on the Hill/Leçon d'historie sur la colline

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St. Albans, Vermont.
For more than a century, the students of St. Albans made this building a center of scholarship, sports and citizenship. Constructed in 1860 in the Renaissance Revival style, the building replaced two schools-the first built . . .

(Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Townsend Blennerhassett

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, Ireland.
Late Captain Kerry Militia Drowned in Castlemaine Bay 20th June 1867 when gallantly attempting to save the life of a fellow creature Erected by his brother officers of the Kerry Militia in testimony of the affectionate . . .

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

Walter Camp Memorial

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West Haven, Connecticut.
Given by American Colleges and Schools uniting with Graduates of Yale to honor Walter Camp and the traditions of American College Sport which he exemplified ( left panel, south side ) New England States Dartmouth College . . .

(Sports) Includes complete text, location, directions, 7 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Coventry Township / Portage Lakes

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Coventry, Ohio.
The land on which Coventry Township is situated was ceded in 1785 to the United States by the Delaware, Chippewa, Ottawa, and Wyandot tribes under the Treaty of Fort McIntosh. The area was a choice location for Native . . .

(Natural Features • Settlements & Settlers • Waterways & Vessels) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Fort Assinniboine

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near Havre, Montana.
Montana's largest and most impressive military post was established in 1879 in the aftermath of the defeat of Colonel Custer and the Seventh Cavalry by the Sioux (Lakota) Nation at the Battle of the Little Bighorn River and . . .

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