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Brice's Cross Roads

Mississippi, Lee County, near BaldwynMaj. Gen. Nathan Bedford Forrest "owned" northern Mississippi and southwestern Tennessee in mid-1864, but that was not where the war was being won or lost. Port...

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Brice's Cross Roads

Mississippi, Lee County, BaldwynBrig. Gen. Benjamin Grierson's Federal cavalry (3,300 troops) left Stubbs plantation (nine miles northwest of Brice's Cross Roads) at daybreak on June 10, 1864. By 10:00...

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Brice's Cross Roads

Mississippi, Lee County, BaldwynBy 10:00 a.m. on June 10, 1864, Col. George Waring's Federal cavalry had reached the Cross Roads. The troops deployed on either side of the Baldwyn Road, in the woods at...

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Battle of Salem Cemetery

Tennessee, Madison County, JacksonGen. Nathan Bedford Forrest led his cavalry brigade on a raid through West Tennessee, Dec. 15, 1962-Jan 3, 1863, destroying railroads and severing Gen. Ulysses S....

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Hilliard Almond Wilbanks

Georgia, Habersham County, CorneliaMemorial to Hilliard Almond Wilbanks-Awarded the Medal of Honor in the name of Congress. Rank-Captain United States Air Force; Organization-21st Tactical Air Support...

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Ewell Farm

Tennessee, Maury County, Spring HillThis was the last home of Lt. Gen. Richard S. Ewell, CSA. Here his wife and her son, Maj. Campbell Brown , with Capt. M.C. Campbell and W.J. Webster, bought the...

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Loess Bluff

Mississippi, Adams County, near StantonThis bluff shows a deep deposit of windblown topsoil known as loess (pronounced LOW-ess). It was formed during the Ice Age when glaciers covered the northern half...

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Snickersville Turnpike

Virginia, Loudoun County, AldieOriginally as Iroquois hunting trail, it became by 1786 the first recorded operating turnpike in America, praised by Thomas Jefferson. In 1810 the Virginia Assembly...

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The Peacemaker

Virginia, Arlington County, Arlington National CemeteryIn memory of the outstanding contributions of the aircrews and ground personnel who supported the B-36 Peacemaker nuclear force deterrent of the...

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The State Capital During The Civil War

Missouri, Cole County, Jefferson City Jefferson City witnessed many dramatic events during the Civil War. In the early months of the war, Secessionists and Unionists engaged in a tense contest for...

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Farmers and Traders Bank

Missouri, Moniteau County, California Chartered 1885 Building Constructed 1930 Central Bank 1999 Serving Moniteau County Since 1885 (Industry & Commerce) Includes location, directions, 2 photos,...

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USRC Diligence

North Carolina, Craven County, New BernU.S. Reserve Cutter built in N.C. 1791. Ship was commissioned in 1792 by Revenue Marine (now U.S. Coast Guard), ¼ miles west. (Waterways & Vessels) Includes...

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U.S.C.G.C. Pamlico

North Carolina, Craven County, New BernU.S. Coast Guard Cutter stationed in New Bern from 1907 until 1947. (Waterways & Vessels) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Moniteau County Courthouse

Missouri, Moniteau County, California The domed octagonal cupola, domed semicircular portico supported by curved brick columns of Corinthian order, 24-paned windows and fanlighted front door lend...

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Eisenhower Green Ash

Missouri, Moniteau County, California In honor of all WWII Veterans Dedicated May 28, 2001 (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War, World II) Includes location,...

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Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Moniteau County, California "Dedicated to the men and women who honorably serve in the Armed Forces of the United States, past, present and future during war and peace. Their devotion to...

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California Aurora School Memorial

Missouri, Moniteau County, California"Seek Til You Find" [Image of former school] (Education • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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George L. and Roxie Brooks Porter Home

Texas, Hill County, HillsboroIn 1881, Tennessee native George L. Porter (1854-1928) wed Roxie Brooks (1863-1927), daughter of early Hill County official Cincinattus Ney Brooks. George was a merchant in...

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The Four Way Test

South Carolina, Anderson County, AndersonIn 1932, Rotarian Herbey Taylor created The Four Way Test, a code of ethics adopted by Rotary 11 years later. The test, which has been translated into more than...

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Lamar Family Cemetery

Georgia, Lincoln County, Lincolnton Col. Peter Lamar Oct. 1, 1786    Feb. 6, 1847 Sarah Cobb Benning Lamar Feb. 13 1792    Nov. 16, 1848 Dr. Ezekiel Lamar 1799    May 24, 1845 Susan Savannah Lamar...

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