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First Ward County Courthouse

Texas, Ward County, BarstowSite of First Ward County Courthouse A three-story red sandstone courthouse with a domed cupola was constructed here in 1893, one year after Barstow was elected first Ward...

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Early Public Library

Texas, Ward County, BarstowVicinity of Early Public Library The Republic of Texas set a cultural example by legislation for a state library in 1839. In 1874 cities were authorized to establish public...

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First Christian Church

Texas, Reeves County, PecosThis congregation grew out of a community Sunday school begun by Mrs. Peyton Parker in the Parker Hotel in 1881. One participant, pharmacist B.P. Van Horn (1852-1932),...

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Kansas City's Old Square / Le Vieux Carre de Kansas City

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City(Side A) Like New Orleans' "Vieux Carre," Kansas City's old market square and its surrounding Old Town streets in River Quay are oriented on the bias to the river...

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Veterans Memorial

Wisconsin, Fond du Lac County, Fond du LacDedicated to all veterans who have served our country past – present – future. We shall not forget. 1995Second Ward Honoring those who answered their countries...

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G. A. R. Memorial Drive

Wisconsin, Fond du Lac County, Fond du LacGrand Army of the Republic Memorial Drive Lest We ForgetPlaced by Colonel C. K. Pier Circle Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic 1932 (War, US Civil)...

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First United Methodist Church

Texas, Henderson County, MalakoffOrganized in 1852 by the Rev. Hezekiah Mitcham (1800-1865), this fellowship began with six charter members who first held services in various locations throughout the...

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Hospitals, Left Wing, Union Army.

Georgia, Catoosa County, Fort OglethorpeHospitals, Left Wing, Union Army. Surgeon M.C. Tollman, 2nd Minnesota Volunteers. Medical Director, 3rd Division, 14th Army Corps. Surgeon Charles Schussler, 6th...

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A County Older Than the State

Alabama, Henry County, AbbevilleCreated in 1819 by Alabama Territorial Legislature. Named for Patrick Henry of Virginia, colonial statesman and orator: “Give me liberty or give me death.” This area...

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Henry, The Mother County

Alabama, Henry County, AbbevilleUpon formation, Henry County was the largest county within Alabama composing all or portions of the present counties of Barbour, Coffee, Covington, Crenshaw, Dale,...

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Abbeville Southern Railroad/Pelham House

Alabama, Henry County, AbbevilleFor the first 75 years of its history, Abbeville’s commerce was tied directly to the Chattahoochee River by Indian trails and wagon roads. The arrival of the first train...

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Bethany A.R.P. Church

Mississippi, Lee County, near BaldwynOrganized in 1852 by the Alabama Presbytery, Bethany Associate Reformed Presbyterian Church had a charter membership of twenty-five including four slaves. The...

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Jarrett Manor

Georgia, Stephens County, near ToccoaHome of Mary Jarrett White, Organizing Regent Placed by Toccoa Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution 1940 (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions,...

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Traveler's Rest

Georgia, Stephens County, near ToccoaTraveler’s Rest has been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses...

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Abbeville/Seven Flags and an Arrow Over Abbeville

Alabama, Henry County, AbbevilleThe oldest remaining colonial settlement in East Alabama from Florida to the Tennessee line and older than the county of Henry and the state of Alabama. An active...

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Birthplace of Horace Mann

Massachusetts, Norfolk County, FranklinPioneer of the Public School System Born May 4, 1796 (Education) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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British Advance

Maryland, Prince George's County, BladensburgThis house from the days when Bladensburg was a busy port town where George Washington stopped as he traveled the Old Post Road. On August 24, 1814, the...

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Lincoln Highway Heritage Corridor

Pennsylvania, Bedford County, SchellsburgThe French and Indian War (1754-1760) marked the entrance of Pennsylvania into world history and into the road system. General John Forbes selected the best...

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Fort Ligonier

Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, LigonierThis monument marks the site of Fort Ligonier. It was built in 1758 during the French and Indian War by Colonel Henry Bouquet and named by his Commander...

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Fort Ligonier

Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, LigonierPresident Dwight D. Eisenhower, seen by 30,000 in Ligonier on September 26, 1958, climaxed his visit with a public address on this site. He sealed into the...

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