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Sam Houston Park

Texas, Harris County, HoustonSam Houston Park began with Nathaniel Kelly Kellum's purchase of 13 acres on the south bank of Buffalo Bayou in 1844 and 1845. Here Kellum built a brick factory, a tannery...

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Jacquou le Croquant

France, Aquitaine, Dordogne, DommeJacquou le Croquant n’est pas seulement le personnage principal du roman èponyme d’Eugene Le Roy (1836-1907), Ecrivain régional péridourdin ayant vècu quelques annees...

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Soldiers' Memorial Plaza

Missouri, Cole County, Jefferson City Dedicated to the Officers and Soldiers of the 62nd and 65th United States Colored Infantries Lincoln University was founded by the black enlisted men of the 62nd...

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West Portal

New Jersey, Hunterdon County, West PortalKnown as Jugtown for its 1761 "Jug" tavern, became Bethlehem by 1843 & West End by 1880 for its iron works. Named Ferndean & then West Portal by 1888....

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Hannah's Rock

New Jersey, Hunterdon County, West PortalSaid to be the largest uncovered rock in the state. Named for land owner Hannah Quick. Legend says that during the Revolution, a shoemaker & ladder maker...

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Jugtown Mountain

New Jersey, Hunterdon County, BethlehemMidpoint of the Musconetcong Mountain Range was named for 1761 "Jug" Tavern at the bottom of the hill to the west. The 4900' Lehigh Valley RR tunnel beneath was...

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The Brass Pin

Maryland, Queen Anne's County, CentrevilleThe brass pin in the adjoining sidewalk marks the former location of the stone known as "P.G. No. 1", recognized since 1791 as the beginning point of the...

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Ancient Order of Pilgrims

Texas, Harris County, HoustonAfter the Civil War, African Americans faced difficulties finding insurance or securing loans. In the 1870s, Jamaican immigrant Henry Cohen Hardy came to Houston, where he...

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Gloria Victis

Maryland, BaltimoreGloria Victis-To the Soldiers and Sailors of Maryland in the service of the Confederate States of America. 1861-1865 (The front of the base of the monument) (War, US Civil) Includes...

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Confederate Women of Maryland

Maryland, BaltimoreTo the Confederate Women of Maryland 1861-1865 The Brave at HomeIn difficulty and danger regardless of self they fed the hungry, clothed the needy, nursed the wounded and comforted...

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Willis Porter Corwin

Missouri, Cole County, Jefferson City On this site, during the night hours of January 27, 1917, eighteen year old Willis Porter Corwin received and re-transmitted three Morse Code messages, which...

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Alexander Hamilton's House

New York, New York County, New YorkThe New Home of the Hamilton-Grange. Alexander Hamilton’s house, named “The Grange” after his family’s ancestral home in Scotland, was moved from its original site on...

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Sergeant Joseph E. Schaefer Oval

New York, Queens County, Richmond HillThe monument's eight inscriptions commemorating Schaefer's service are: 1. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Medal of Honor. 2. Sgt. Joseph E. Schaefer Company I 18th...

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Mistress Kitty Knight

Maryland, Kent County, GeorgetownIn Honor of Mistress Kitty Knight Revolutionary Belle and Beauty A Friend of General George Washington When the British burned Georgetown in 1813 Her Heroic Efforts...

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Saint Agnes Cemetery

New York, Albany County, MenandsSaint Agnes Cemetery has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior 2008 (Cemeteries & Burial Sites)...

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Signs of the Time

Massachusetts, Bristol County, New BedfordThe outward appearance of the brick and brownstone building diagonally in front of you has changed little over the years. However, the signs identifying the...

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Landing Craft Support Ships

Virginia, Arlington County, Arlington National CemeteryThis Oak planted as a Memorial to the WWII sailors who manned the U.S. Navy Landing Craft Support Ships. Was Dedicated By The National Association...

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Olson and Veerhusen Building / Hobbins Block

Wisconsin, Dane County, MadisonThis block is comprised of two buildings constructed seven years apart. Although altered, this block is significant as a representative example of the commercial building...

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U.S. Custom House-Customary Duty

Massachusetts, Bristol County, New BedfordCustomary Duty-Replacing a makeshift operation closer to the waterfront, the U.S. Custom House at Bedford opened on this site in 1836. Here ship captains...

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Making Room-Johnny Cake Hill

Massachusetts, Bristol County, New BedfordMaking Room-During the days when New Bedford dominated the whaling trade, 10,000 seamen were required to sail the fleet. Pacific islanders, New England farm...

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