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Baldwin-Brundrett House

Texas, Aransas County, RockportAransas County Judge W.H. Baldwin, who promoted Rockport as a deep water port, lived in this house in the 1890s. George A. Brundrett, Jr., was a Confederate veteran and...

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Croxton's Brigade

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort OglethorpeCroxton's Brigade Brannan's Division - Thomas' Corps. Col. John T. Croxton. Col. Wm. H. Hays. Sept. 20, 1863. Afternoon. 4th Kentucky - Maj. John M. Kelley....

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The Daniel Boone Trail

Missouri, Warren County, Marthasville As a means of discouraging British expansion west of the Mississippi, Spanish Lieutenant Governor Zenon Trudeau invited Daniel Boone to establish a colony of...

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Daniel and Rebecca Bryan Boone

Missouri, Warren County, near MarthasvilleDaniel Boone Born in Philadelphia County (later Berks County [Pa]) October 22, 1734 (modern: November 2, 1734) Died in St. Charles County, Mo September 26,...

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Septima P. Clark Expressway

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonBy Legislative Act in 1978 Named In Her Honor Community Leader Educator Civil Rights Leader Dedicated 1978 (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions,...

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Negley's Division.

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort Oglethorpe[Text on the first of two tablets]:Negley's Division, - Thomas' Corps. Maj. Gen. S. James Negley. Sept. 20, 1863, noon. 1st Brigade, - Brig. Gen. John...

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Trinity Methodist Church

Delaware, Sussex County, LaurelIn 1865, Reverend Isaac Adkins of the Methodist Protestant Church began to conduct services in Dorothy School House. The congregation was formally organized the following...

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Stanley's Brigade

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort OglethorpeStanley's Brigade Negley's Division. - Thomas Corps. Col. Timothy R. Stanley. Col. W. L. Stoughton. Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon. 19th Illinois, - Lieut. Col....

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Smith-McCrery Home

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaBuilt in 1880, this house originally was the residence of Dr. John R. Smith, who served as the mayor of Corsicana from 1883 until 1885. During his term of office, Smith...

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Oroville State Theatre

California, Butte County, OrovilleOroville State Theatre has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United State Department of the InteriorBuilt 1928 (Entertainment • Notable...

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Edison Building

California, Butte County, OrovilleEdison Ore Mining & Miocene Mining Co. Oct. 1879 to May 1881 by Major Frank McLaughlin searched for platinum to use in Edison’s electric light globe. Used a...

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Butte County Court House at Oroville

California, Butte County, Oroville1956 marks 1st centennial of Butte County Court House at Oroville 3rd county seat of Butte County (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS...

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Site of 1st Sawmill

California, Butte County, Oroville"Site of 1st Sawmill erected by Argonaut Parlor No. 8 Native Sons and Gold of Ophir Parlor No. 190 Native Daughters, commemorating the Bicentennial Year 1776 – 1976”...

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Carnegie Library

California, San Luis Obispo County, Paso RoblesThis buildingCarnegie Historic Library has been placed onNational Registerof Historic Places by the United States Department of Interior Register...

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Autumn Harvest

California, Butte County, near OrovilleFor centuries, acorns have been a major food source for many California Indian groups. Nutritious and easy to store, processed acorns could be served as soup,...

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Pleasant Hill Missionary Baptist Church

Texas, Hill County, WhitneyAmong the first African-American Baptist congregations in Hill County were the churches at Towash (organized in 1869), Lofer's Bend, and near Aquilla. These three...

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Nelson House, circa 1730

Virginia, York County, Yorktown“General Nelson…was excelled by no man in the generosity of his nature, in the nobleness of his sentiments, in the purity of his Revolutionary principles, and in the...

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French Hospital

Virginia, York County, YorktownAcross the field to your right, Hudson Allan's plantation building dominated the 1781 scene. Barns and sheds as well as mansions were useful to the French for field...

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Beaver Dam Creek

Virginia, York County, YorktownThis sluggish and marshy headwater of the Warwick River generally divided the French and American encampments. Although both forces were under Washington, separate unit...

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Mountain Range Lodge No. 18, F. & A. M.

California, Yuba County, CamptonvilleGravel Range Lodge No. 59 was granted dispensation on June 29, 1854. The charter was granted May 4, 1855. There was an original membership of 28 members. The first...

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