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The Forgotten War

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
This memorial honors the Korean War veterans from Cape Cod and the Islands. The white bricks in the pathway immortalize those who were killed in action or died while missing. One and one half million Americans served in . . .

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

Cape and Islands Korean War Memorial

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
Cape and Islands Korean War Memorial

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

The Hess Triangle

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New York, New York.
Property of the Hess Estate which has never been dedicated for public purposes

(Roads & Vehicles) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Veterans Memorial

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Hyannis, Massachusetts.
In Honor Of Those Who Gave Their Services In The Defense Of Their Country And The Free World, So That Peace, Justice And Liberty Might Be The Heritage Of All.

(War, Korean) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Baughman Rocks

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near Fort Hill, Pennsylvania.
Henry Baughman — an ill-tempered man — and his two sons were searching the fields for lost cows. The father became angry with his youngest son, August, who was slowing the search. The father struck him with a stick, knocking . . .

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

Tunnel Hill W&A Railroad Depot

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Tunnel Hill, Georgia.
The W&A (Western & Atlantic) Railroad Depot was constructed by the State of Georgia between 1848-1850 as part of the state-owned Western & Atlantic Railroad. This depot is one of Georgia's oldest. The Depot witnessed many . . .

(Notable Buildings • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Baggage Carts

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Tunnel Hill, Georgia.
Baggage Carts were one of the utilitarian devices used by almost all railroads to move goods and luggage around their depots. They received little more attention than the broom in the corner, but without them, the expediency . . .

(Railroads & Streetcars) Includes complete text, location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Suffrage Leaders

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Baltimore, Maryland.
Augusta Chissell & Margaret Hawkins held meetings of African American women's suffrage clubs here in their neighboring homes 1915-1916.

(African Americans • Civil Rights • Women) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Snyder House

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Designed as his own residence by John Y. Snyder in 1902. Snyder was a prominent area architect and a geologist of national importance. This house, which once had a wide front porch, is the last remaining residence on Fairfield north of Olive.

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

Trentham Mansion

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Owings Mills, Maryland.
"...preservation is simply having the good sense to hold on to things that are well designed, that link with our past in a meaningful way, and that have plenty of good use left in them." Richard Moe, National Trust for . . .

(Agriculture • Architecture • Colonial Era • Industry & Commerce • Science & Medicine • Settlements & Settlers) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Torrey Pines Lodge

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La Jolla, California.
Torrey Pines Lodge 1923 Has Been Listed in the National Register of Historic Places Department of Interior 18 June 1998

(Notable Buildings • Parks & Recreational Areas) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Mosquitoes

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near Williston, North Dakota.
Musquetors excessively troublesom - William Clark (who used 19 different spellings for the pests) Buzzzz. Mosquitoes make us reach for the insect repellent, since being bitten by a mosquito can be anything from annoying to . . .

(Animals • Exploration) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

Lesser Known Forts at the Confluence

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near Williston, North Dakota.
Fort Henry Fort Henry was established in 1822 by the fur trading firm of Ashley and Henry. Intended as a supply depot for trapping expeditions up the Yellowstone and Missouri Rivers, it was deemed too far from the mountains . . .

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

Missouri-Yellowstone Confluence

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near Williston, North Dakota.
... this long wished for spot -- Meriwether Lewis For many generations, Native peoples came from all directions for the abundant bison and other game, using only seasonal settlements in order to follow migrating herds. As a . . .

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

Oxbow Wetland

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near Williston, North Dakota.
In the natural process of carving away sediments from their banks, rivers and streams meander back and forth across the land. Often times, sharp curves in the river form a loop which is gradually shut off rom the flow of . . .

(Natural Features) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

A Beaver Boom

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near Williston, North Dakota.
beaver is in every bend -- William Clark Before the European colonization of North America, the use of animals for food and clothing seemed to have been in balance with the wildlife population. Once native people could trade . . .

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

Finnish Pioneers

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Crystal Falls, Michigan.
In Memoriam to the Finnish Pioneers who adopted this land as their own, settled here in 1850 and after, and became a constructive force in the economic and social life of our country, in its lumbering, mining, and farming. . . .

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

Hawthorne House

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
Built 1910 by lumberman Charles Hawthorne. Girlhood home of his daughter Beatrice Hawthorne Moore (1898-1990), first woman ever elected to the State House of Representatives (1940) and second woman ever elected to the . . .

(Government & Politics • Notable Persons • Women) Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

The William Sidney Pittman House

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Fairmount Heights, Maryland.
William Sidney Pittman was born in Montgomery Alabama in 1875 to a laundress and an unknown father. At the age of seventeen, he began studying at Tuskegee Institute located in Tuskegee Alabama. He later attended Drexel . . .

(African Americans • Architecture • Arts, Letters, Music • Education) Includes complete text, location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

Thigpen Mansion

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Shreveport, Louisiana.
This grand Mediterranean-style mansion was built in the early 1900's as the home of James Alston Thigpen and his wife Mary Colvin Thigpen. Judge Thigpen was a respected lawyer and Caddo Parish judge, as well as a prominent . . .

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