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

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Colon / Harry Blackstone

Michigan, Saint Joseph County, Colon(side 1)Colon Known as the “Magic Capital of the World,” this small town has gained widespread recognition for the invention and manufacture of magic tricks. Colon's...

View Article



Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Constantine United Methodist Church

Michigan, Saint Joseph County, ConstantineMethodism began in Meek's Mill (Constantine) in 1829 when the Reverend Erastus Felton came from the Ohio Methodist Episcopal Conference as a circuit rider to...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Women Veterans Memorial

Illinois, Jefferson County, Mount Vernon We honor all women, past, present, and future for their patriotism to the United States of America To honor all women veterans for their service to God, home...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort Oglethorpe[Text on Front Side]:18th Battery, Ohio Light Artillery, 1st. Brigade, 1st Division. Reserve Corps. [Text on Back Side]: This battery, Capt. Charles C....

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Vaughn's Corners

New York, Washington County, KingsburyNamed for William Vaughn, who opened a store and tavern at the corners around 1800. Until the late 1830's a Post Office was located here. A masonic Lodge was held...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Smith's Basin

New York, Washington County, KingsburyNamed for Ezekiel Smith, c. 1825. He and his brother Israel operated a store and tavern in the hamlet. At one time there were several hotels, stores, a school,...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Hamilton Lodge 144 F & A M

New York, Warren County, QueensburyNear here was located the first permanent Masonic Lodge in Queensbury warrented 1804. Named for Alexander Hamilton. (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Oneida

New York, Warren County, QueensburyNamed for Tom Hammond a half breed Oneida Indian. A thriving settlement doing a large lumbering business at close of Revolution. (Industry & Commerce • Native...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Bryan Home

New York, Saratoga County, Saratoga Springs Erected 1832 on the Site of the Log Cabin Inn of Alexander Bryan Revolutionary Scout (Industry & Commerce • Settlements & Settlers) Includes...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Nike Missile Local Park

Maryland, Montgomery County, GaithersburgThis park occupies seven parcels of land in Montgomery county used by the U. S. Army for the air defense of Washington D.C. from the mid-1950's to the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

U.S. Land Survey Office

Michigan, Saint Joseph County, White PigeonSigned on August 29, 1821, the Treaty of Chicago resulted in the Potawatomi and other tribes in southwestern Michigan Territory turning over their lands to...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Michigan Legal Milestone

Michigan, Saint Joseph County, White PigeonStanding on this site since Andrew Jackson was president of the United States, the building where the White Pigeon Land Office conducted business from 1831 to...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Hincheyville

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinIn early 1819, Alfred Balch, Felix Grundy, James Irwin, Randal McGavock, and James Trimble developed Hincheyville, Franklin's first subdivision. The ninety acres,...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Franklin Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinFounded in 1871 as Franklin's first Cumberland Presbyterian Church, the cornerstone was laid on June 3, 1876. Designed by H.C. Thompson, architect of Nashville's...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

401 Watson Street

Wisconsin, Fond du Lac County, Ripon 1905–1973 · Public Library (relocated) 1973–1996 · Pearl's House of Fashion 1996–Present · Accurate Controls The majority of the money for the building of this...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Franklin Special School District

Tennessee, Williamson County, Franklin(side 1) On October 27, 1906, the Franklin School Board was created by the Board of Mayor and Aldermen. In April 1907, the Tennessee Legislature officially...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

St. Philip Catholic Church

Tennessee, Williamson County, Franklin(side 1) Missionary priest first celebrated mass in Franklin in 1821 in a private home for the two resident Catholic families. The Nashville bishopric planned a...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Old Factory Store

Tennessee, Williamson County, Franklin(side 1) In 1799 Franklin founder Abram Maury sold Lot 20 to Joseph McBride. By 1825 Dyer Pearl, Thomas Parkes, and Joseph L. Campbell operated a steam-powered...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Dick's Brigade

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort OglethorpeDick's Brigade. Van Cleve's Division, - Crittenden's Corps. Col. George F. Dick. Sept. 20, 1863, Afternoon. 44th Indiana, - Lieut. Col. Simeon C. Aldrich....

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Chickasaw Treaty Council

Tennessee, Williamson County, FranklinIn the spring of 1830 Congress passed the Indian Removal Act providing the President with means to exchange the lands of the five civilized Indian nations of the...

View Article
Browsing all 72911 articles
Browse latest View live