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Pompey's Pillar

Montana, Yellowstone County, near WordenCalled Iishiia Anaache or "Place Where the Mountain Lion Dwells" by the Apsaalooka (Crow) people, Pompey's Pillar was a well-known landmark to the Plains...

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Tree Rock

Wyoming, Albany County, near BufordThis small pine tree that seems to be growing out of solid rock has fascinated travelers since the first train rolled past on the Union Pacific Railroad. It is said...

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This Marker on the Overland Trail

Wyoming, Carbon County, near SaratogaPlatte River crossing nine miles west 1861 to 1868. (Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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A Community Grows

Maryland, Montgomery County, Silver SpringWith a burst of new development in 1927, downtown Silver Spring's commercial center -- originally located around the Baltimore and Ohio Railroad station (8100...

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A Downtown is Born

Maryland, Montgomery County, Silver SpringThe Establishment of Silver Spring's first bank and Newspaper, traditional institutions required for a community to grow and prosper, occurred on this corner...

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Mother Orange Tree of Butte County

California, Butte County, OrovilleJudge Joseph Lewis planted this Mediterranean Sweet Orange seedling near the toll bridge at Bidwell’s Bar, Butte County, California in 1856. It has survived hard times...

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Northern California's Oldest Citrus Tree

California, OrovilleImported from Mazatlan, Mexico, the Mother Orange Tree was purchased on the streets of Sacramento when it was only a 2 to 3 year-old seedling in a tub. She was planted in 1856 and...

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Site of the Childhood Home of The Beach Boys

California, Los Angeles County, HawthorneIt was here in the home of parents Murry and Audree that Brian, Dennis, and Carl Wilson grew to manhood and developed their musical skills. During Labor Day...

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In Memory of Edwin Whiting Pioneer

Utah, Utah County, SpringvilleIn Memory of Edwin Whiting Pioneer Sept 9, 1809 - Dec 8 1890 Homesteaded this ranch 1871 (Agriculture • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3...

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The Medal of Honor

California, Kern County, Edwards AFBMain Plaque: The medal of honor is the highest U.S. military decoration awarded to individuals who, while serving in the U.S. armed services, have distinguished...

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Washington’s Route from Princeton to Morristown

New Jersey, Mercer County, PrincetonBy this routeWashingtonwith his armyretired to Morristownafter his victoryat PrincetonJanuary – 1777--------------Erected by theD-A-R (War, US Revolutionary)...

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Utah's First National Monument

Utah, San Juan County, near BlandingIn 1883, Cass Hite wandered up White Canyon from his mining claim on the Colorado River and “discovered” three stone bridges. He brought them to the attention of...

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Oceanside Pier

California, San Diego County, OceansideAt an election held - June 19, 1926, to vote 100,000 bonds for the construction of this pier, the people of Oceanside voted 685 for, and 95 against. Contract...

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Stony Brook Meeting House

New Jersey, Mercer County, PrincetonThe area around the meeting house and along the Stony Brook river was originally the “Stony Brook Village,” officially part of the town of West Windsor in Middlesex...

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1890 Seawall

California, Alameda County, AlamedaThis plaque marks the location of an 1890 seawall on the Alameda shoreline. Behind you are the stairs where bathers went down to the beach. The wall was built by...

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The Princeton Battle Monument

New Jersey, Mercer County, PrincetonThis monument, which commemorates the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton, depicts Liberty inspiring General Washington as he leads his troops into battle, and the...

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Twentieth-Century Changes

New Jersey, Mercer County, PrincetonAfter Bayard Stockton died in 1928, Robert Wood Johnson, head of Johnson & Johnson, rented Morven. He used it as a comfortable suburban retreat, keeping horses...

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Remember Pearl Harbor

California, San Diego, OceansideLeslie Alford USS California • Melvin Allison USS Dobbin • John Anderson USS Widgeon • Earl S. Arneson USS New Orleans • Jack Arnold Ford Island NAS • Richard Aufmann...

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An Ancient Community

Washington, Pierce County, ParadiseEnter an ancient forest and find yourself sheltered by giant trees reaching more than 200 feet into the sky. Western hemlock and western red-cedar, some as old as 850...

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W 3 R

New Jersey, Mercer County, PrincetonWashington – RochambeauRevolutionary RouteNational Historic Trailwww.w3r-us.org (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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