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The George Rogers Clark Memorial

Indiana, Knox County, Vincennes George Rogers Clark and the Frontiersmen of the American Revolution The Conquest of the West [around memorial frieze] The site of Fort Sackville Captured from the...

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Site of Fort Sackville

Indiana, Knox County, Vincennes Captured by Col. Geo. Rogers Clark from the British, Feb. 25, 1779. Resulting in the U.S. acquiring the Great Northwest Territory embracing the states of Indiana, Ohio,...

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Fort Sackville in 1779

Indiana, Knox County, VincennesFort Sackville was constructed by the British during the Revolutionary War on the site now occupied by the Clark Memorial. Early in that conflict, the Redcoats dominated...

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Inscription on the Big Bell of the Old Cathedral

Indiana, Knox County, Vincennes (at top of bell) D.O.M. Ad Laud et Glor Domini Nostri et Redepmtoris Jesu Christi Hanc Mariam Annam R.R. D.D. et in Chr Pater Simon G. Brute Qui Primus Vincennopolitanan...

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U.S.S. Vincennes

Indiana, Knox County, Vincennes Commemorating the patriotism, devotion to duty, valor, energy and seamanship of those Americans who served in the shipsU.S.S. Vincennes Each a man-of-war, these ships of...

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Council Oak

Indiana, St. Joseph County, South BendUnder this tree May 1681 LaSalle met with and induced the Miami and Illinois Indians to enter into a treaty to resist the aggressions of the Iroquois. (Colonial...

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Alley Spring

Missouri, Shannon County, EminenceThe cold, clear water of Alley Springs churns from a funnel-shaped basin at an average flow of 81 million gallons per day. Because of its abundance of fresh water this...

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Missouri State Guard

Missouri, Greene County, BrooklineThis monument is respectfully dedicated to the men of the Missouri State Guard. The legally established militia of the state who first took up arms in 1861, and...

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Rue Droite

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Vaucluse, BonnieuxTout au long de la rue, vous pourrez observer sur les façades les traces des anciennes boutiques d’artisans, échoppes d’artisans, estaminets du...

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Illinois Monument

Tennessee, Shelby County, MemphisWhen President Abraham Lincoln called for volunteers to defend the life of our imperiled nation, these valiant sons of Illinois together with other heroes, offered...

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Rose Garden

Tennessee, Shelby County, MemphisThis rose garden is dedicated to the memory and honor of all veterans. Through the generosity of the local districts of the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the Tipton County...

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Jane Addams' Hull-House and Dining Hall

Illinois, Cook County, ChicagoHere, in 1899, Jane Addams and Ellen Gates Starr started what became the most influential social settlement in America. It eventually consisted of several buildings around...

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Escaliers Emile Gardon

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Vaucluse, BonnieuxEmile Gardon (1898 – 1980) a toujours vécu dans la maison familiale qui fait l’angle de cette montée d’escaliers, parfois taillés dans le rocher, et...

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Place du Moulin a Huile

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Vaucluse, BonnieuxLes moulins à huile (appelés «a bras ou a sang», c’est-à-dire à traction animale) étaient nombreux et situés à l’intérieur des remparts. Il est très...

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La Vieille Eglise

France, Provence-Alpes-Côte dAzur, Vaucluse, BonnieuxAinsi nommée par les Bonnieulais depuis l’érection au XIXeme siècle d’une nouvelle église au bas du village. Vieille Eglise, donc ou église haute ou...

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La Salle's Camp

Indiana, St. Joseph County, South BendSite of La Salle's camp, 1679, on portage between St. Joseph and Kankakee rivers. La Salle was the first white man to enter Indiana, passing here again in 1681....

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Site of Home of Schuyler Colfax

Indiana, St. Joseph County, South BendProminent newspaperman and political leader; member of Congress, 1855-1869; Speaker, House of Representatives, 1863-1869; and Vice-President of the United States,...

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Home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax

Indiana, St. Joseph County, South BendThis tablet marks the home of Hon. Schuyler Colfax, Vice President U.S.A. 1869 to 1873, Founder of the Rebekah Degree of I.O.O.F. (Notable Persons • Politics)...

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The Gift of Trees - The 1910 Shipment

District of Columbia, Washington, Tidal BasinThe Gift of Trees Flowering cherry trees – which bloom profusely but do not bear edible fruit – were not common in the United States in 1900. American...

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From Trolley to Trail

Maryland, Montgomery County, BethesdaAfter the Civil War, America's cities created new transportation systems that enabled them to prosper and grow. During this time, major rail lines were built to...

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