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Perote Bullock County

Alabama, Bullock County, PeroteThis community, settled during the mid-1830s, was first called Fulford’s Cross Roads, then Missouri Cross Roads when a post office was established here in 1846. The name...

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Jimtown

West Virginia, Randolph County, CoaltonJimtown Formerly known as Fair Hope for one-room school located at the junction of Findley and Yeager Roads circa 1898 to 1953. Later named for James J. "Squire...

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Phillips Cemetery

West Virginia, Randolph County, CoaltonPhillips Cemetery Established as a burial ground for the poor and named for Moses J. Phillips, who was Overseer of the Poor from 1872 to 1877. The oldest known...

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Fort Browder/15th Alabama Infantry

Alabama, Barbour County, BatesvilleFort Browder Approximately one mile south-southwest of here stood Fort Browder, a small wooden fortification built in 1836 for protection in the last war with the...

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Civil War Action At "Ashland"

Kentucky, Fayette County, Lexington(Obverse) While Confederate Armies were retreating from Kentucky after the Battle of Perryville, Colonel John Hunt Morgan operated behind the pursuing Union Army,...

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Lexington Cemetery

Kentucky, Fayette County, LexingtonIncorporated in 1849, Lexington Cemetery was laid out as a natural landscape park. Both Confederate and Union soldiers are buried in this cemetery. Towering over...

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Walter F. George

Georgia, Dooly County, Vienna Jurist – Senator Statesman Champion ofVocational Education Erected by Georgia Vocational Association June 1950 (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 6 photos,...

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Totem Pole

Georgia, Colquitt County, MoultrieThis totem pole which dramatizes the fact that Colquitt is Georgia’s number one agricultural county was conceived by Mr. W. B. (Ed) Aycock, Sr., pioneer and...

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Oroville Municipal Airport

California, Butte County, OrovilleThe City of Oroville built theOroville Municipal Airport in 1933 and it proudly served as aWW II Training Base Mural circa 1942 Dedicated 1996 (Air & Space • War,...

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Beckworth Trail – Berry Creek

California, Butte County, Berry Creek“We left here at half past four intending to go as far as Bidwell Bar. We passed on a bridge which crosses a pond made by damming a stream for the purpose of...

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Lake Madrone Cemetery

California, Butte County, Berry CreekThe Berry Creek Cemetery, sometimes referred to as the Lake Madrone Cemetery by local residents, served as a community graveyard for many years. The earliest known...

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Forbestown Lodge No. 50 F.& A.M

California, Butte County, ForbestownSt. Louis No. 86, Polar Star No. 90 Jefferson No. 97, Gibsonville No. 151 consolidate withForbestown Lodge No. 50 F.& A.M. chartered May 3, 1854 The slab below...

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Lovelock

California, Butte County, MagaliaNamed for George Lovelock, born in Wales in 1824, emigrated to California in 1850. George Lovelock settled in Butte County in 1851 and began a successful business in...

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William Bartram Trail

Florida, Saint Johns County, Switzerland My chief happiness consisted in tracing and admiring the infinite power, majesty, and perfection of the Creator. (Horticulture & Forestry) Includes...

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Nelson Bar

California, Butte County, near ParadiseMining settlement named forBenjamin Nelson who discovered gold here in 1850. Town was on both sides of W. Branch of N. Fork of Feather River. (Settlements &...

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Old Fort Lauderdale Village

Florida, Broward, Fort LauderdaleOld Fort Lauderdale Village at the intersection of the New River and the Florida East Coast Railway (F.E.C.) incorporates four turn-of-the-20th century historic...

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Ballinger

Texas, Runnels County, BallingerOriginally called Hutchins City. Promoted by Santa Fe Rwy. Named for Judge William Pitt Ballinger (1825-1888), railroad attorney and townsite official. Distinguished...

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Site: Old Red Oak P.O. 1864

Georgia, Fulton County, AtlantaSiege operations on the Atlanta front having failed, the Federals moved against the 2 R. R. S. of it. Howard’s Army of the Tenn., Thomas’ Army of the Cumberland &...

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Site of Old Lexington Village

Texas, Hill County, HillsboroFounded about 1851 on Jack's Branch. Was Hill County's first settlement and only polling place when county organized on May 14, 1853. For 4 months two log homes functioned...

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9th Kentucky Infantry

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort Oglethorpe9thKentucky Inf. U.S. vols. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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