Quantcast
Channel: The Historical Marker Database - New Entries
Browsing all 72911 articles
Browse latest View live

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Early Texas Natural Gas Pipelines

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaFirst public use of natural gas began in Texas in 1902, from transmission lines on this street, serving local homes and businesses. These early lines were forerunners of...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Gaines County

Texas, Gaines County, SeminoleCreated August 21, 1876 Organized October 24, 1905Named for James Gaines Born in Virginia in 1779 Established a ferry across the Sabine River in 1819 A signer of the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Dan Cobb

Texas, Gaines County, SeminoleA native of Tennessee, Dan Cobb designed and constructed the first Gaines County Courthouse in 1906. He also built the second courthouse in 1922, as well as a First...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

First Presbyterian Church of Houston

Texas, Harris County, HoustonOrganized March 31 (Easter Sunday), 1839, in Senate Chamber, Capitol of Republic of Texas, Main at Texas, by the Rev. Wm. Youel Allen, missionary from the United States,...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Executions in the Yard

Virginia, Fauquier County, WarrentonIt is possible that early executions were carried out here in the exercise yard, however it is equally probably that they occurred in front of the jail, close to the...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Normal Victory Bell

Kansas, Bourbon County, Fort Scott Preserved as a memorial to the Pioneer Friends of Education on this site ofKansas Normal School 1878 - 1899 —————— Restored by Fort Scott Alumni 1981 Reunion (Charity...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Crossing the Pass

Washington, Island County, Oak HarborBefore the bridge was completed in 1935, the only way to cross Deception Pass was by boat. If you wanted to take your car from Whidbey to Fidalgo Island in 1929...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Deception Pass

Washington, Island County, Oak HarborNamed by Captain George Vancouver 10 June 1792. Feeling that he had been “Deceived” as to the nature of the inner waterway,Port Gardner (now Saratoga Passage) he...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Llano Estacado

New Mexico, Lea County, HobbsNomadic Indians and countless buffalo herds dominated the vast plain when the Vasquez de Coronado expedition explored it in 1541. Later it was the focus of Comanchero...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Hobbs

New Mexico, Lea County, HobbsNamed for the family of James Hobbs which homesteaded here in 1907, Hobbs became first a trading village for ranchers and then a major oil town after the discovery of oil...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Vernon County, Nevada In honor of those who serve their country in peace and conflict. [Dedicated] November 11, 1988 (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II)...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Monument

New Mexico, Lea County, MonumentSettled in 1885 and named for a marker at the springs a few miles west, Monument remained a ranching community until oil was discovered in 1928. The Indian statue,...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

The Old Commercial Hotel

Missouri, Saint Clair County, Osceola Created from the Lousiana Territory, the Territory of Missouri was established by an Act of Congress in 1812, and became the 24th State on August 10, 1821. Sixteen...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Peter Jacob Carter

Virginia, Northampton County, FranktownBorn enslaved on 29 May 1845 near Eastville, Northampton County, Peter Jacob Carter served in the 10th United States Colored Troops during the Civil War and...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Independent Spirit

New Mexico, Eddy County, ArtesiaThe men who drove cattle from Texas up along the Pecos River during the mid-1860s until the barbed-wire era of the early 1900s were tough, independent and courageous....

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Artesia

New Mexico, Eddy County, ArtesiaArtesia, named for the area's many artesian wells, lies on the route of the Pecos Valley cattle trails used by Charles Goodnight, Oliver Loving, and John S. Chisum. The...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

The Derrick Floor

New Mexico, Eddy County, ArtesiaDedicated to the men and women who take the risks and do the work to find, produce and refine New Mexico oil and gas. This monument of a 1950s drilling rig is unveiled...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Castaño de Sosa’s Route

New Mexico, Eddy County, ArtesiaIn 1590-91 Gaspar Castaño de Sosa, a Portuguese by birth, took an expedition up the Pecos River in an attempt to establish a colony in New Mexico. His venture was a...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Artesia

New Mexico, Eddy County, ArtesiaArtesia, named for the area's many artesian wells, lies on the route of the Pecos Valley cattle trails used by Charles Goodnight, Oliver Loving, and John S. Chisum. The...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Seven Rivers Cemetery

New Mexico, Eddy County, ArtesiaSeven Rivers was located south of Artesia near the confluence of seven branches of a stream that flowed into the Pecos River. Settled in the mid-1860s, the town...

View Article
Browsing all 72911 articles
Browse latest View live