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Poe's Corners

Michigan, Cass County, JonesIn 1835, George Poe (1779-1851) emigrated from Crawford County, Ohio, and settled on land deeded to him by the U.S. government. Within two years he acquired 520 acres of...

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Remaining Blockhouses of Central Whidbey

Washington, Island County, near CoupevilleSaved Blockhouse In 1921 a local civic group, the Ladies of the Round Table (LORT) began a ten year effort to restore the decaying Davis Blockhouse. Local...

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Mottville Bridge

Michigan, Saint Joseph County, Mottville(side 1) The Great Sauk Trail, which connected Detroit, Chicago and Green Bay, Wisconsin, crossed the St. Joseph River at a shallow spot in this vicinity....

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The Crockett Blockhouse

Washington, Island County, CoupevilleSudden Indian attacks at Seattle and Bellingham in 1855 caused consternation among the small pioneering settlements on Puget Sound. The tradition of blockhouse...

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Guarding the Entrance to Puget Sound – Coast Artillery Corps

Washington, Island County, near CoupevilleA Glimpse In Time Like the majority of the coastal forts built in the United States, Fort Casey never fired its guns in warfare. Fort Casey is one of three...

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The Pillar of Light

Nevada, Mineral County, HawthorneDebuted in the later forties at the Hawthorne Club located at the corner of 5th and E Street, the main intersection of all roads entering Hawthorne. This was a sign of...

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To Perpetuate the Memory of our Valiant Defenders of Freedom

Nevada, Mineral County, HawthorneThis memorial dedicated by the Disabled American Veterans and Ladies Auxiliary, Veterans of Foreign Wars and Ladies Auxiliary, American Legion and Ladies Auxiliary and...

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League's Store

California, Lake County, Upper LakeLeague's Store, destroyed in the fire of 1924, housed the beginnings of both the Odd Fellows Hall and the Harriet Lee Hammond Library. The post office moved here when...

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Eagle House

California, Humboldt County, EurekaServed passengers traveling by steamers docking at nearby wharves. This program possible through a partnership with property owners Lee & Kwang Cho, Eureka Main...

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September 11th California Memorial

California, Fresno County, ClovisIn Memoryofthe victimsofSeptember 11, 2011andin honor of our fallen heroesAmerica's bravest - New York City FirefightersPort Authority of NY and NY Police...

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The former Fairwind

California, Humboldt County, EurekaSaloons, Kitty Farris' Joy Emporium, and Fairwind and New Fairwind Cafe. This program possible through a partnership with owners Ferguson-Winsted, Eureka Main Street,...

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Eureka Business College

California, Humboldt County, EurekaBuilt for Josiah Bell; college upstairs; steamship ticket agency, bicycle shop, and grocery store downstairs; stable; 1893, second building attached. This program...

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The Cousins Building

California, Humboldt County, EurekaIn 1895 3 buildings existed: 412 - Long's Saloon; 414 - W.S. Clifton, optician; 418 - C.W. Richardson, barber. This program made possible through a partnership with...

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D. C. McDonald Building

California, Humboldt County, EurekaBuilt for Annie M. Wallace; first concrete commercial building in Eureka; contractor materials sold until 1960. This program possible through a partnership with...

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Forrest's Pursuit

Georgia, Catoosa County, Fort OglethorpeDuring the Battle of Chickamauga the cavalry forces under the command of General Nathan Bedford Forrest held the position on the extreme right of the Confederate...

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Oldham Hotel

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City Smith, Rea, Lovitt: Architects (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The Killing of General J. J. Byrne

Texas, Hudspeth County, Sierra BlancaOne of the final acts of violence in raiding led during 1880 by the feared Apache chieftain, Victorio. Just prior to this incident, Victorio's band--100 to 200...

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Captain Henry Skillman

Texas, Presidio County, PresidioBorn in Kentucky. Came to Texas before 1846. Was a U. S. Army scout in Mexican War. Established the first mail service from San Antonio to El Paso in 1851. Drove first...

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St. John's Episcopal Church

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaThis church was established in 1871 following Episcopal missionary efforts which began in the Corsicana area in the 1850s. Started as a mission, St. John's was organized...

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Old Ward County Bank

Texas, Ward County, BarstowC.E. Pierce, an early advocate of irrigated agricultural lands for the Pecos River valley, had this building constructed in 1901 to house Ward County's first bank. Never...

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