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A Changed Scene

Virginia, York County, YorktownMost of the high ground around Yorktown was under cultivation in 1781. In the 1770’s the land in front of you was known as “General Nelson's Quarter”. Here and elsewhere...

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Outer Works

Virginia, York County, YorktownThis redoubt is one of several positions which the British built on the only “hard ground” approach to Yorktown. These positions formed a part of the outer line of their...

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Pegram's Division

Georgia, Catoosa County, Fort OglethorpePegram's Division - Forrest's Cavalry Corps Brig. Gen. John Pegram. Sept. 20th, 1863. Davidson's Brigade -- Brig. Gen. H.B. Davidson. Scott's Brigade -- Col....

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Residence of Albert Gallatin

District of Columbia, WashingtonResidence of Albert Gallatin, Peace Negotiator and Secretary of the Treasury 1801-1814, who negotiated the treaty of Ghent, 1814. When the British marched on Washington...

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Potomac River

Maryland, Montgomery County, near PotomacHuman habitation in the Potomac River Basin has existed for 9,000 years, according to archeological evidence. The name "Potomac" derives from the Algonquian...

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Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese Monument

New York, Kings County, BrooklynThis monument honors Jackie Robinson and Pee Wee Reese: Teammates, friends, and men of Courage and Conviction. Robinson broke the Color Barrier in major league baseball,...

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Tree Dedication for Medal of Honor Recipients

New York, Kings County, BrooklynThis tree dedicated by the Veterans Administration in 1976 to America’s Medal of Honor Recipients who helped make this Bicentennial Observance possible “By gallantry...

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Washington

Missouri, Franklin County, WashingtonSide A Characterized by old world charm of its German heritage, Washington was founded by William G. Owens who bought acreage here 1828, at the Missouri River ferry...

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Robert Frazer

Missouri, Franklin County, Washington This marker commemorates Robert Frazer, a member of the Corps of Discovery, on the occasion of the bicentennial of the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Listed as a...

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Dudley Digges House, circa 1760

Virginia, York County, Yorktown“…Lieutenant-colonel Tarleton directed them to charge into the town, (Charlottesville, Virginia)… and to apprehend, if possible, the governor and assembly. Seven members...

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Somerwell House

Virginia, York County, Yorktown“On the Peticon of Mungo Somervell to this court for his keeping the ferry in York Town of Same is accordingly granted…” York County Court, September 24,1702 Prior to the...

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Cole Digges House, circa 1925

Virginia, York County, Yorktown“…an example of all that was fine and most lasting in Colonial domestic architecture…” Clyde F. Trudell, 1938 Throughout its long history, the Cole Diggers House served...

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West Along Main Street

Virginia, York County, Yorktown“York-Town…tho’ but stragglingly built…makes no inconsiderable Figure. You perceive a great Air of Opulence amongst the Inhabitants, who have some of them built...

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East Along Main Street

Virginia, York County, Yorktown“Yorktown, a small but pleasant and well built little city, close to the river; has an English church and a courthouse… Upon our arrival the inhabitants fled with their...

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10th Georgia Cavalry

Georgia, Catoosa County, Fort OglethorpeC.S.A. Georgia. Co's, "F", "G", "H", "I", "K", 10th Confederate. Col. C.T. Goode. Scott's Brigade. Pegram's Division. 11 A.M. Sept. 20, 1863. (War, US Civil)...

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La Conciergerie

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParisLa Conciergerie tient son nom du concierge, à qui le roi confie les droits de justice sur la demeure royale et ses dépendances. Du palais capétien de Philippe le Bel...

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Jacques de Molay

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParisA cet endroit Jacques De Molay dernier Grand Maître de l’Order du Temple A été brûlé le 18 Mars 1314 (English translation by Google Translate with modifications:) At...

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Square du Vert-Galant

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParazaSquare du Vert-Galant Jusqu’à la construction du Pont-Neuf, l’île de la Cité se terminait par le Jardin du Roi, où fut édifiée la place Dauphine. La pointe actuelle...

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Sainte-Chapelle

France, Île-de-France, Paris, ParisRestauration des verrières 107, 109,111 et 113 Les quinze verrières de la chapelle haute constituent un joyau de l’art du vitrail du XVIIIe siècle. Elles font l’objet...

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Fort Lincoln Mausoleum

Maryland, Prince George's County, BrentwoodThe finest Community Mausoleum in the world, Embellished with cathedral -type, art stained glass windows of breath-taking beauty. A great memorial dedicated...

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