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Winter of 1886

Montana, Powell County, Deer LodgeThis area’s climate includes dramatic fluctuations. As you imagine yourself ranching here, consider the effects of one winter during the heydays of the open ranch. The...

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Fossil Hills Trail

Nebraska, Sioux County, HarrisonThe hills held ancient secrets for paleontologists. The two hills in the distance don’t look like anything special. Even up close the untrained eye will see nothing...

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Mount Washington Summit

New Hampshire, Coos County, GorhamThe highest wind ever observed by man was recorded here. From 1932 to 1937 the Mt. Washington Conservatory was operated in the summit stage office then occupying this...

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William Jefferson Clinton

Arkansas, Hempstead County, HopeDedicated March 12, 1999. Mike Huckabee Governor, Jim Hill State Senator, Sandra Rodgers State Representative. Major Benefactors-Century Tube, Inc, Swepco, Entergy,...

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Charlotte Taylor Blow Charless

Missouri, St. Louis Foundress of the Charless Home (Formerly the Home of the Friendless) 1853 (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Montgomery

Alabama, Montgomery, MontgomeryAfter Horseshoe Bend defeat, Creeks ceded millions of acres to United States. Cotton was in great demand. This area ideal for crop which is still planted on peninsular...

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Old Trace

Mississippi, Lee County, SaltilloMuch of the Old Trace had been abandoned by the start of the civil war. However, the war did leave its mark on the Trace as it did upon the rest of the South, as...

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Refuge Cemetery

Alabama, Talladega County, LincolnIn April 1950, Alabama’s last two living Confederate veterans met here to discuss shared experiences of the Civil War. Local resident Col. Pleasant ‘Riggs’ Crump was...

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Gillespie V. "Sonny" Montgomery

Mississippi, Lauderdale County, MeridanBuried just east of this site. “Sonny” Montgomery served in the Mississippi State Senate 1956-1966 and the U. S. House of Representatives 1967-1997. A retired...

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Confederate Siege Gun

Georgia, Muscogee County, Columbus1861-1865 Mounted by Camp Benning, U.C.V. Aug. 1898 (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Campsite 1

Alabama, Dallas County, SelmaHall Farm March 21, 1965 (Civil Rights) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Campsite 3

Alabama, Lowndes County, LowndesboroRobert Gardner Farm March 23, 1965 (Civil Rights) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Father Jacques Marquette

Missouri, Cape Girardeau, OrioleIn 1672 Louis Joliet and Father Jacques Marquette were commissioned by King Louis XIV to discover the course of the Mississippi River. On June 17, 1673, the expedition...

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Charles Galloway

Missouri, St. Louis Noted Organist Choral Conductor Music Educator Whose musical genius and purity of soul are the inspiration and priceless heritage of an unnumbered multitude "The souls of the...

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Specialist Ross A. McGinnis

Georgia, Muscogee County, ColumbusThe Infantry HonorsSpecialist Ross A. McGinnis1st Battalion, 26th Infantry DivisionMedal of HonorOperation Iraqi Freedom14 June 2009Specialist Ross A. McGinnis...

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Archie Van Winkle

Alaska, Juneau Borough, JuneauBorn: 17 March 1925 Juneau, Alaska. Died: 22 May 1986 Ketchikan, Alaska Sudong, Korea 2 November 1950-For conspicuous gallantry and intrepidity at the risk of his life...

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Family Burying Ground on Good Hope Plantation

Georgia, Richmond County, AugustaThis cemetery was the family burying ground on Good Hope Plantation granted in part by King George III to John Twiggs Brigadier General in the Revolutionary Army...

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Mackey Airlines, Inc.

Florida, Broward County, Fort LauderdaleFounded in 1946 by Colonel Joseph Mackey, Mackey Airlines became (August 5, 1952) the first certificated carrier in Broward authorized to engage in scheduled...

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Forrest's Raid

Tennessee, Henderson County, LexingtonStriking Ingersoll's brigade 5 miles east, Forrest overran the position to which they had retired on high ground to the south. Ingersoll and his artillery were...

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Chief Tishomingo

Mississippi, Lee County, near BaldwynLong before Civil War soldiers fought at this site in 1864, this land was part of the Chickasaw Nation. Tishomingo, whose name derived from the Chickasaw title...

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