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Rear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow Memorial

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, BostonRear Admiral John Ancrum Winslow, U.S. Navy, Born in Wilmington N.C. November 19, 1911, Died in Boston Mass. Sept 29, 1873. He conducted the memorable sea fight in...

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Vietnam War Memorial

Massachusetts, Norfolk County, DedhamDedicated to the men and women of Dedham who served their country with honor and Valor and the lasting memory of those who gave their lives during the Vietnam War....

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Chestertown, First Population Center of the United States

Maryland, Kent County, Chestertown1790Chestertown, First Population Center of United States. "The point at which a United States map would balance if weights representing each resident were placed on...

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Salem Maritime National Historic Site

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemSalem Maritime National Historic Site-Welcome to Salem Maritime National Historic Site, a unit of the National Park System. Since 1938, this park has preserved the...

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Central Wharf

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemThe grassy strip of land extending into the harbor in front of you was once a busy commercial wharf. In the late 1700’s and early 1800s, trade goods from around the...

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Wharves in the Late 1800s

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemNot until the later 1800s did we have photographs of sailing vessels berthed along wharves here, but by then we had declined as a world port. The shallow harbor could...

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Narbonne House

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemSalem Maritime National Historic Site-The modest house in front of you is one of the oldest in Salem. Built here in 1672, the Narbonne House is also one of America’s...

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Derby House

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemThe Derby House is the oldest brick house still standing in Salem, and one of the finest examples of Georgian colonial architecture in the United States. Merchant and...

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Privateer Warehouse

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemElias Hasket Derby, Salem’s prosperous ship-owner, and his bride Elizabeth Crowinshield began their married life in the brick house behind you in 1762. Seven children...

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Centrally Located

Maryland, Queen Anne's County, CentrevilleAlthough Centreville wasn't incorporated until 1794, colonial settlement of the county dates back to the 1630s. When officials decided to move the county seat...

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Santa Cruz County Bank

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzCivic Renaissance Center The Great Fire of 1894 left 3 blocks of destruction around the 1866 Cooper St. Civic Center. The Civic reconstruction promoted...

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Tom Scribner

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzLumber jack, writer, political activist, musician, editor, humorist Sculpture by Marghe McMahon (Arts, Letters, Music • Notable Persons) Includes location,...

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The Hihn Building

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzThe medico-dental building, erected by Frederick A. Hihn in 1894, stood on this site until it was destroyed by the 1989 Loma Prieta earthquake. This building...

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Theatre Del Mar

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzIn Memory of Chuck Volwiler (1956-2002) Booming theatre business in Santa Cruz led the Golden State Theatre chain to replace the 700-seat Unique with the...

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Colonial Revival Style

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzEdward L. Van Cleek Architect 1906-1907 Historic Landmark The Museum of Art & History (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, GPS coordinates, map.

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Willey House

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzErected 1887 for Henry Willey First President Peoples Bank Santa Cruz Historical Society (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Francisco Alzina House

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa Cruz1850 Home of Francisco Alzina, Santa Cruz’ first sheriff under state government Santa Cruz Historical Society (Government • Notable Persons) Includes location,...

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Henry G. Damon

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaBorn in Florida, Henry Damon served in the Confederate army and was taken prisoner during the Civil War. After moving to Corsicana in 1873, Damon became a lawyer and...

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25th Tennessee Regiment

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort Oglethorpe25th Tennessee Regiment Bushrod R. Johnson's Brigade ———————— This Regiment Under Command ofLieut. Col. Robert Bogardus Snowden Was Here Heavily Engaged in...

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Dent's Alabama Battery

Georgia, Walker County, near Fort OglethorpeC.S.A. Dent's Ala. Battery, 2 guns. Deas' Brig., Hindman's Div. Sept. 20, 1863. Sunset. Capt. S. H. Dent. (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4...

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