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Land of the Buffalo

Kansas, Kingman County, Kingman Before this became a great agricultural country its most important product was the buffalo. Millions of these animals grazed over the prairies, moving in great herds...

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Our Land - Our Heritage

Texas, Smith County, TylerOur Land - Our Heritage 1894 - 1942 Dedicated to those who sacrificed their land and heritage when Camp Fannin displaced a number of families from their original homesteads....

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Marrett and Nathan Munroe House

Massachusetts, Middlesex County, LexingtonHouse of Marrett & Nathan Munroe-Built 1729, a Witness of the Battle (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Pvt. Michael Dougherty

Pennsylvania, Bucks County, BristolIrish Immigrant-Civil War VeteranBristol ResidentBorn in Donegal, Ireland May 10, 1844, Michael Dougherty came to Bristol in 1858. In August of 1862 he enlisted in...

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War Hits Home

Maryland, St. Mary's County, HollywoodSotterley and other nearby plantations paid a heavy price in the War of 1812. British blockades impeded trade of their principal cash crop -- tobacco -- and enemy...

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Tobacco's Impact

Maryland, St. Mary's County, HollywoodTobacco farming dramatically changed Southern Maryland's natural environment by depleting the rich soils of nutrients. In the 18th and 19th centuries, farmers...

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Life Along the Canal

Pennsylvania, Bucks County, Bristol“We used to trade a lot along the canal, people who had vegetables and things, we’d give them coal and they’d give us cabbages, tomatoes and things like that. Then...

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Green Mount Cemetery

Maryland, BaltimoreGreen Mount Cemetery was dedicated in 1839 on the site of the former country estate of Robert Oliver. This was the beginning of the “rural cemetery movement”; Green Mount was...

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Port of Entry

Maryland, St. Mary's County, HollywoodDuring colonial days, English government has hopes of exporting furs, foodstuffs, timber, flax and other products from Maryland's ports to the home county. In...

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Basilica of Saint Louis, King

Missouri, St. LouisOn this location the first church in St. Louis, a small wood structure was blessed on June 24, 1770. Six years later it was replaced by a larger church of white oak timbers blessed...

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Invasion!

Maryland, St. Mary's County, LeonardtownImagine the scene here on July 19, 1814, as Breton Bay filled with barges of British Royal Marines intent on attacking Leonardtown. Rear Admiral George Cockburn...

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Schönland Building

South Africa, Eastern Cape, GrahamstownOriginally a military hospital, this building was used for the sitting of the house of assembly when the Cape parliament met in Grahamstown in 1864. (Politics)...

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The Old Provost

South Africa, Eastern Cape, GrahamstownConstructed as a military prison in 1838. (Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Drostdy Gateway

South Africa, Eastern Cape, GrahamstownBuilt about 1842 as the main entrance to the military establishment. (Military) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The Yellow House

South Africa, Eastern Cape, GrahamstownThe erection of this building - the oldest in this town, was commenced in 1813 or 1814. It served as a gaol until 1824. Later it became the Grahamstown Public...

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Benack's Village

Indiana, Marshall County, near Tippecanoe(Side 1)Osheakkebe, also known as Stephen Benack, was an ogimaa (leader) whose village was near here, 1834-1848. Born circa 1780 of Potawatomi and...

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George Washington Shelton

Texas, Navarro County, Corsicana    A Texas War for Independence soldier. Born in Virginia. Lived in Tennessee, where he joined 15 other recruits late in 1835 to come to Texas and fight against...

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Kingman County Courthouse

Kansas, Kingman County, Kingman This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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College Hall

New Jersey, Middlesex County, New BrunswickHere in 1791, at what was then the end of George Street, stood College Hall, the second home of Queen’s College, now Rutgers University.The first home of the...

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Old Queens

New Jersey, Middlesex County, New BrunswickOld Queenshas been designated aNationalHistoric LandmarkThis site possesses national significancein commemorating the history of theUnited States of...

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