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L’Obelique de Luxor

France, Île-de-France, Paris, Paris(North-west face of the pedestal) En presence du roi Louis Philippe 1er cet obelisque transporté de louqsor en France a été dresse sur ce piédestal par M. Lebas,...

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Sims Settlement

Alabama, Limestone County, near ElkmontSide A (North side)In the fall of 1806 a group of settlers led by William and James Sims, traveled from east Tennessee on flatboats down the Tennessee River and...

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Aux Efants d’Aups Mort pour la France

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Var, AupsAux Efants d’Aups Mort pour la France (English: The children of Aups, died for France) Abeille, Francois • Archier, Jules • Armelin, Jules • Auzende, Marius...

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Declaration des Droits de l’Homme et du Citoyen

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Var, AupsArticle 1er Les hommes naissent et demeurent libres et egaux en droits les distinctions sociales ne peuvent etre fondees que sur l’utilite commune. Decretes...

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The Mother Orange Tree of Butte County

California, Butte County, OrovilleTo commemorateThe Mother Orange Tree of Butte County planted at this spotby Judge Joseph Lewis in 1856The Bidwell Bar Bridge First suspension bridge of California...

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The Lewis and Clark Expedition Across Missouri

Missouri, Warren County, Marthasville "Camped at the mouth of a Creek called river a Chauritte, above a Small french Village of 7 houses and as many families... The people at this Village is pore,...

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Lewis and Clark in Missouri

Missouri, Warren County, MarthasvilleMissouri was a beginning and end for the Lewis and Clark Expedition. Planned by President Thomas Jefferson and carried out by the two captains and a large crew, the...

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Katy Trail State Park 20th Anniversary

Missouri, Warren County, MarthasvilleFrom its inception and throughout its 20-year history, Katy Trail State Park has been one of the most successful rails-to-trail conversions projects in the United...

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Marthasville to Dutzow

Missouri, Warren County, MarthasvilleOne of the shortest distances between Katy Trail State Park trailheads is the 3.7 miles from Marthasville to Dutzow. Shortly after leaving Marthasville, trail users...

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Marthasville to Treloar

Missouri, Warren County, MarthasvilleThe distance along Katy Trail State Park from Marthasville to Treloar is seven miles. The old Marthasville depot is next to the grain elevators near the...

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Veterans Memorial

Illinois, Jefferson County, Mount Vernon Dedicated to Veterans of All Wars In Memory of all U. S. Soldiers and Sailors This cannon was rededicated November 8, 2003 to the memory of all Jefferson County...

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St. Paul's United Methodist Church

Delaware, Sussex County, LaurelIn 1865 the Maryland Conference of the Methodist Protestant Church established a “mission” or charge circuit in southwestern Sussex County. At the time local members of...

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Appellate Courthouse

Illinois, Jefferson County, Mount Vernon This building was constructed for the Southern Division of the Illinois Supreme Court, one of three divisions created by the Constitution of 1848. Court met in...

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Recipe for a Sand Dune

Indiana, Porter County, Beverly Shores1. Dig a huge hole with a glacier. Use the ice to grind up millions of tons of rock and dirt and make ridges around the edge of the hole. 2. Fill the hole with...

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The Chicago Road

Michigan, Branch County, BronsonOne of the great routes for the pioneers coming west was the Chicago Road. The survey of the road began at Detroit in 1825 and followed closely the Sauk Trail which...

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Bronson Public Library

Michigan, Branch County, BronsonThe Bronson library originated in the early 1880s as the Ladies Library Association. In 1888 the township assumed ownership. Built with funds donated by steel tycoon...

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St. Joseph County Courthouse

Michigan, Saint Joseph County, Centreville(side 1) Michigan Territorial Governor George B. Porter proclaimed Centreville the St. Joseph County seat on November 22, 1831. On November 7, 1831, Robert...

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Ewen Cameron

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinOn this site in 1798 Ewen Cameron built the first house in the town of Franklin. Cameron was born Feb. 23, 1768 in Balgalkan, Ferintosh, Scotland. He emigrated to...

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Courthouse

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinWilliamson County's first courthouses, one log, one brick, were in the center of the square. This the third, completed in 1858 under the supervision of John W....

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John H. Eaton

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinOn this site stood the home of John H. Eaton, U.S. Senator (1818-1829) and Secretary of War under Andrew Jackson (1829-1831). He resigned from the Cabinet after a...

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