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Site of Merchants Opera House

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaAt this site in 1891, a group of businessmen built a three-story structure to replace the small Corsicana Opera House above city hall. The Merchants Opera House had...

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Domino Parlor

Texas, Gillespie County, FredericksburgThe original part of this stone structure containing a cellar with a vault ceiling, was built in the early 1850s on property owned by John Schmidtzinsky, a...

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War Memorial

Illinois, Jefferson County, Mount Vernon Black Hawk War • 1832 Mexican War • 1846-48 Civil War • 1865-65 Spanish War • 1898 World War I • 1917-18 World War II • 1941-45 Korean Conflict • 1950-53 Viet...

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Veterans Memorial

Illinois, Jefferson County, Mount Vernon In memory of Jefferson County Veterans "The nation which forgets its defenders will be itself forgotten."Calvin Coolidge To give a life is a miracle of God To...

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Bright Hope Industries

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleNorth about one mi. on Furnace Creek was the Bright Hope Iron Works, built about 1830. Mining and smelting of iron ore and manufacturing of cast and wrought iron...

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The Call To Arms

Texas, Navarro County, Corsicana (On plaque on south side of base:) The Call to Arms Erected 1907 by Navarro chapter United Daughters of the Confederacy To commemorate the valor and heroism of our...

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Greeneville, Tennessee

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleHome of Andrew Johnson – 17th President of U.S.Tailor Shop corner Depot & College Sts.Residence - - 217 So. Main St.Monument – So. Main & Monument Avenue...

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Veterans Memorial

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenvilleIn honor and memory of all veterans of Greeneville and Greene County who served our country, in peace and war, and to those who paid the supreme sacrifice. Their...

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Roll of Honor – Greene County

Tennessee, Greene County, Greeneville “Achievement at the Price of Great Sacrifice” John Sevier • Nancy Ward • Samuel Doak • Francis Asbury • Hezekiah Balch • Charles Coffin • Davy Crockett • Benjamin...

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Margaret Johnson Patterson Bartlett / Andrew Johnson

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleMargaret Johnson Patterson Bartlett *   *   *Margaret Johnson Patterson Bartlett, great-granddaughter of Andrew Johnson, is the donor of this memorial and tribute...

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Greeneville, Tennessee

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleHome of Andrew Johnson – 17th President of U.S.Tailor Shop corner Depot & College Sts.Residence - - 217 So. Main St.Monument – So. Main & Monument Avenue...

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Gettysburg Address

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleAddress by President Lincolnat the dedication ofthe Gettysburg National CemeteryNovember 19, 1863.          Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth...

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This Cannon Marks Rodgers Bastion

Maryland, BaltimoreThis cannon marks Rodgers Bastion which formed part of a chain of fortifications extending from the river front to and beyond the site of the present Johns Hopkins Hospital, manned...

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Patterson Park

Maryland, BaltimoreDuring the Civil War Patterson Park served as a U.S. Army camp, one of several established as part of the Federal occupation of Baltimore. In 1861 the 10th Maine Infantry Regiment...

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Thomas Jefferson

District of Columbia, Washington, the Tidal Basin This Cornerstone was laid by Franklin Delano Roosevelt President of the United States of America 1939 (Government • Notable Buildings • Patriots &...

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The Star-Spangled Banner Centennial Monument

Maryland, BaltimoreTo Commemorate the Centennial of the Writing of the "Star Spangled Banner," the Pupils of the Public Schools of Baltimore have erected this Memorial upon Hampstead Hill * where, in...

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Routes of the Armies of General John Sullivan and General James Clinton 1779

New York, Ontario County, CanandaiguaAn expedition against the hostile Indian nations which checked the aggressions of the English and Indians on the frontiers of New York and Pennsylvania, extending...

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Palmyra War Memorial

New York, Wayne County, PalmyraArmy • Marines • Navy Citizens and patriots come forth and say Thank You to the men and women from Palmyra who served in the armed forces of the United States in time of...

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Transformation of a Neighborhood

New York, Monroe County, RochesterWest Burying Ground In 1820 a lot in the woods, distant from the village, was purchased for a new cemetery. Col. Nathaniel Rochester Col. Nathaniel Rochester was...

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1017 - 1021 East Baltimore Street

Maryland, BaltimoreThis structure,built around 1808, was home to the Colvin family for several generations. In 1874 it served temporarily as the Hebrew Orphan Asylum, whose original building had...

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