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Birthsite of Beauford H. Jester (1893-1949)

Texas, Navarro County, Corsicana Chief executive when significant Gilmer-Aikin law was passed raising standards of public education in Texas. His administration also made strides toward prison reform,...

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The St. Charles Hotel

California, Sierra County, Goodyears BarThe St. Charles was erected in 1852 as a hotel by Mr. Hermseir. It was purchased in 1860 by Christina and Jacob Fluke, and burned in 1864. In that year, it was...

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Young's Monument

West Virginia, Nicholas County, near Birch RiverOff Young's Monument Rd. (.3M) is grave site of Henry & Lucinda Young. A Confed. militiaman or sympathizer, he was killed by Union troops nearby on 8...

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Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902

Georgia, Hall County, Gainesville“You triumphed over obstacles which would have overcome men less brave and determined” President McKinley Dedicated to the Veterans of 1898 - 1902 By Department of...

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George Stiggins

Alabama, Macon County, ShorterUnmarked grave in Cubahatchie Baptist Church Cemetery. Half-blooded Creek Indian, planter, soldier, Indian agent, and historian, Stiggins lived on a nearby farm fronting...

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Lanterne des Morts

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXIIe siècle Construite au milieu du cimetière bénédictin, son architecture est uniqe en France, liée à la liturgie de l’abbaye romane. [English translation...

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Hôtel de Grézel

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVe siècle Hôtel du XIIIe siècle, embelli après la guerre de Cent Ans par un belle tour d’escalier marquant la noblesse du son propriétaire. [English...

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Hôtel de Goudin

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVIe siècle Ancienne famille de Chevaliers, seigneurs de la Roussie (Proissans). [English translation by Google Translate , with modifications: Hotel Goudin...

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Manoir de Gisson

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVe siècle Originellement du XIIIe siècle, it fut embelli après la guerre de Cent Ans, et doté d’une bell tour dite de nobléésse [English translation by...

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Hôtel de Vassal

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaHôtel de Vassal XVe siècle Marqué par deux innovations: sa tour carrée et la tourelle jumelée en façade. [English translation by Google Translate , with...

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Hôtel de Mirandol

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVIe siècle Le Comte de Mirandol fut député de la Dordogne en 1815. [English translation by Google Translate , with modifications: Hotel Mirandol sixteenth...

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Chapelle des Pénitents Blancs

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVIIe siècle Le beau portail baroque est le seul ornement de l’église de Récollets devenue de chapelle des Pénitents Blancs au XIXe siècle. Depuis 1970,...

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Hôtel de Cervalè

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVIIe siècle Bâti par la famille de Marqueyssac, il passa à la famille de Cerval au XVIIIe siècle. [English translation by Google Translate , with...

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Hôtel de Carbonnier de Marzac

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, Sarlat-la-CanédaXVe siècle La famille hérita du château de Puymartin au XVIIIe siècle. Ce bâtiment servit de caserne de gendarmerie jusqu’en 1819. [English translation by...

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Orpheus... Hero of Music and Poetry

Maryland, BaltimoreIn 1916 the Fine Arts Commission sponsored a national competition for a statue to honor Francis Scott Key and the defenders who protected Baltimore during the War of 1812. It chose...

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Freedom Summer Murders

Mississippi, Neshoba County, PhiladelphiaOn June 21,1964 voting rights activists John Chaney, Andrew Goodman, and Michael Schwerner, who had come here to investigate the burning of Mt. Zion Church ,...

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Hiland Presbyterian Church

Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, near West ViewHistoric Landmark Hiland Presbyterian Church Darby & Evans, R. Hensel Fink, Architects 1836, 1914, 1936 (Churches, Etc.) Includes location, directions,...

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Dickson Log House

Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, Ben AvonBuilt circa 1797 by Ben Avon's First Family. Reconstructed in 1984 using the original logs. (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Pacific Coast Railway

California, San Luis Obispo County, San Luis ObispoThe Pacific Coast Railway was completed to San Luis Obispo on Aug. 8, 1876 having started as a horsedrawn rail line on the Port Hartford Pier (Port...

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Jax Truckee Diner

California, Nevada County, TruckeeOriginally built in October 1948 by Kullman Diner Co. Newark, New Jersey and shipped to West Chester, PA. known as the “Birmingham Grill” where it continually operated...

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