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Ritz Building

California, Humboldt County, EurekaThe Ritz and Star Cigar Store, Proprietors A. J. Batini and Dolindo Massei; The Ritz Club, restoration by Daniel and Jayne Ollivier, 1978; The Ritz Apartments This...

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Mrs. Preston B. Plumb House

Kansas, Lyon County, Emporia This house built 1894 by widow of Preston B. Plumb a founder of Emporia. Later given to Emporia Y.W.C.A. by daughters Mary, Ruth, Caroline. —————— Senator Preston B. Plumb...

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Back to Basics

Kansas, Chase County, Tallgrass Prairie Naitonal Preserve"It seemed... a lonely little house of scholarship, with its playground worn so bare... But that humble little school had a dignity of a fixed...

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Trail Ruts

Kansas, Morris County, near Council Grove .7 of a mile south of this sign are 20 foot wide swales made from thousands of wagons that traveled the Santa Fe Trail from 1822 to 1866. Most wagons carried...

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Elgin House

Kansas, Marion County, Marion This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior In grateful memory ofVan Keith Anderson Nov. 4,...

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Hill School Bell

Kansas, Marion County, Marion This 500 pound bell was installed when the school was constructed in 1873, and was mounted as a memorial during the Bicentennial Year, 1976, when the bldg. was restored...

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Johnson-McCammon House

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaThis house was built in 1883 for the family of Ebenezer Wiley Johnson, a prominent local citizen. Originally built in the Second Empire architectural style, it was...

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Welcome to Historic Polegreen Church

Virginia, Hanover County, MechanicsvilleCradle of Religious FreedomFrom time to time, the power of a unique person and place changes the course of history. Here at Polegreen, between 1747 and 1759, the...

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The Polegreen Story

Virginia, Hanover County, MechanicsvilleFrom Virginia’s founding at Jamestown in 1607 until the American Revolution, the Anglican Church was the only officially recognized church. The government built...

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Civil War and Woman's Relief Corps Memorial

Kansas, Marion County, Marion In Memory Of Civil War Veterans and W. R. C. (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Man-Made Features • Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil) Includes location,...

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Colonel Roger Q. Mills

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaBorn in Kentucky. Came to Texas 1849. Civic and political leader. Represented Navarro County in Legislature, 1859-60. Joined in call for State Secession Convention,...

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[Message to the French Resistance]

France, Normandy, Calvados, Courseulles-sur-MerLes sanglots longs Des violons De l’automne Blessent mon coeur D’une langueur Monotone. Extraits de “La chanson d’automne”, poème de Paul Vertaine La...

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4e Régiment d’artillerie antiaérinne légère

France, Normandy, Calvados, Courseulles-sur-Mer[French, on left side] Ce canon Bofors de 40mm est dédi à la mémoire des hommes du 4e Régiment d’artillerie antiaérinne légère. ARC. Qui sont débarqués à...

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Fort Christiansvaern

U.S Virgin Islands, St Croix, ChristianstedThis fort played a vital role in Christiansted’s international trade. Built at harbor’s edge to protect commercial shipping from pirates and privateers, the...

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Friendship Hill

Pennsylvania, Fayette County, Point MarionAlbert Gallatin bought this land in 1786 when this area was known as the “Western Country.” Three years later he constructed a two-story brick house at...

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Why a Skewed Arch Bridge?

Pennsylvania, Blair County, DuncansvilleFrom 1834 to 1854 the Portage Railroad passed beneath the Skew Arch Bridge. The original hand hewn stone bridge was built at right angles to the railroad. A...

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Marion County Park & Lake

Kansas, Marion County, near Marion Marion County Park & Lake is the result of two FDR New Deal programs that were born during the 1930s depression. The Civilian Conservation Corps and Works...

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C.C.C. Worker

Kansas, Marion County, near Marion From 1933 to 1942 the Civilian Conservation Corps had more than 3.5 million enrollees, including 38,163 Kansas youth and veterans. The CCC left a legacy of...

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Hearn's Pond

Delaware, Sussex County, SeafordThis body of water was created in 1816, when a grist mill was established on Clear Brook Branch at this location by Nathaniel Ross. Known by various names, most notebly...

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Rememberance Wall

Wisconsin, Saint Croix County, HerseyKirk A. Straseskie • Mathew E. Schram • Dan H. Gabrielson • Paul J. Sturino • Rachel K. Bosveld • Jeremy L. Wolfe • Eugene A Uhl III • Warren S. Hansen •...

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