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1862 Antietam Campaign

West Virginia, Berkeley County, Falling WatersFresh from victory at the Second Battle of Manassas, Gen. Robert E. Lee’s Army of Northern Virginia crossed the Potomac River on September 4-6, 1862, to...

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The Beaumont Grass Landing Strip

Kansas, Butler County, Beaumont Local lore has it that in 1948 a Wichita businessman wanted to fly into Beaumont to check on his cattle. He asked the hotel if they would block the road for his landing....

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Hertford County WWI Memorial

North Carolina, Hertford County, Winton1915 The World War 1918 Erected to the memory of Hertford County Heroes who freely gave their all to their Country’s call (War, World I) Includes location,...

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Livestock in the Flint Hills

Kansas, Butler County, Beaumont The Flint Hills of Kansas are the last remnant of the great Tallgrass Prairie that once stretched from Texas to the Great Lakes. The calcium rich soil of the Flint Hills...

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Hertford County UDC Monument

North Carolina, Hertford County, Winton1861-1865 Our Confederate Dead C.S.A. Hertford County Chapter U.D.C. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Bertie County Confederate Monument

North Carolina, Bertie County, WindsorWe responded to our country’s call. “We fought an honest fight. We kept the Southron’s faith. We fell at the post of duty. We died for the land we loved.” Our...

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Wellington and Powell Railroad

North Carolina, Bertie County, WindsorThis brick vault was once housed in the depot of the Wellington and Powell Railroad. The W&P ran between Windsor and Ahoskie in the early to mid 1900’s...

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Eden House Root Cellar

North Carolina, Bertie County, WindsorIn the days before electricity and refrigerators, many people built a kind of half-basement under a home or shed called a “root cellar” to store food. The natural...

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Roanoke/Cashie River Center Grave Site

North Carolina, Bertie County, WindsorThese graves were discovered during site preparation for Roanoke/Cashie River Center. They were overgrown with vines and shrubs, and had not been tended in many...

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The Rebecca Vaughan House

Virginia, Southampton County, CourtlandA work in progress - The Nat Turner Era Donated to the Southampton County Historical Society by Jack and Ina Gee Pittman. Its historical significance in our...

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The Molloy Hotel

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaIn 1874, three years after the rail line was laid through Corsicana, lawyer Henry Molloy (1829-1913) had a one-story hotel built to accommodate businessmen and other...

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William Edward Russell

Texas, Presidio County, MarfaKentucky native William Edward Russell (1839-1890) came to Texas in the 1850s and worked his way to the Big Bend region, where he traded along the Chihuahua Trail and had a...

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Presidio County Courthouse

Texas, Presidio County, MarfaA landmark of the Big Bend. Large dome is visible for miles. Constructed of native stone and brick made at Marfa. Stucco added later. Built 1886 in this county's third seat...

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Hunter Gymnasium

Texas, Presidio County, MarfaIn 1940, Marfa received a Works Progress Administration (WPA) grant of more than $15,000 to help build a new gymnasium named to honor athletic director Boren Hunter. The...

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Marfa Stockyards

Texas, Presidio County, MarfaBuilt in 1920 by the Galveston, Harrisburg, and San Antonio Railway Company, the Marfa stockyards provided a central shipping point for livestock raised in Presidio, Jeff...

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George B. Cubine

Kansas, Montgomery County, Coffeyville Who gave his life at this spotDalton Raid October 5, 1892 (Disasters • Peace • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Charles Brown

Kansas, Montgomery County, Coffeyville Who gave his life at this spotDalton Raid October 5, 1892 (Disasters • Peace • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Vance Fort

Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, CoraopolisNear the corner of Second Avenue and Chestnut Street there was erected, about 1776, by Captain Robert Vance of Virginia. Pioneer settler on this site, a...

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Charles T. Connelly

Kansas, Montgomery County, Coffeyville Who gave his life at this spotDalton Raid October 5, 1892 (Disasters • Peace • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS...

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Civil War Memorial

Kansas, Montgomery County, Coffeyville In Memory OfOur Union Soldiers and Sailors (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil)...

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