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Bartholf Homestead

New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton LakesRevolutionary QuartersAmerican OfficersTablet by Museum Dept.Pompton Lakes Woman’s ClubJuly 4, 1963 (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4...

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Carter Cemetery

Virginia, Prince William County, near ManassasOver 70 members of the Carter family rest in this cemetery – spanning multiple generations and two centuries of continuous ownership. The graves are...

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The Bartholf Homestead

New Jersey, Passaic County, Pompton LakesUsed as a campsite during the Revolution. Captain Crynes Bartholf of the Bergen Militia led a unit called “Bartholf’s Rangers”. Original structure built 1697 on...

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Charles H. Roan

Texas, Armstrong County, ClaudeWinner, Congressional Medal of Honor for heroism during the Allied Forces’ invasion of Peleliu in the western Pacific in World War II. On July 21, 1945, he was decorated...

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Myers-Spalti Manufacturing Plant

Texas, Harris County, HoustonThe City of Houston developed rapidly in the 19th century due in large part to its capacity for shipping and transportation. This was made possible by waterways, such as...

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Houston City, Republic of Texas

Texas, Harris County, HoustonBy vote of Congress, Nov. 30, 1836, chosen temporary capital for new Republic of Texas. At the time a small townsite at the head of Buffalo Bayou navigation. Into a...

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Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts Memorial

Maryland, Baltimore County, Owings MillsIn Memory of Lieutenant Milton Ernest Ricketts, United States Navy, August 7, 1913-May 8, 1942. Lieutenant Ricketts of Baltimore County was killed in action...

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Maryland State Veterans Cemetery

Maryland, Baltimore County, Owings MillsIn recognition of the 50th anniversary of America’s entry into World War II, December 7, 1941, this bell tower carillon is dedicated in memory of all Maryland...

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Ax Factory

New York, Albany County, Berne Established by Daniel Simmons in 1825. Said to be the first factory in the United States to make axes from cast steel (Industry & Commerce) Includes location,...

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Schools

New York, Albany County, Berne In 1812 there were 21 school districts in Town of Berne and 30 the next year. In 1816 there were 1710 pupils in school (Education) Includes location, directions, 2...

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Dutch Barn

New York, Albany County, Knox Built Circa 1800 For Palatine German Settler Jacob Sholtes 1761-1852 By Grandson Jacob 1817-1891 (Agriculture • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos,...

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Al Terremere

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CityAl Terremere is a member of the Sequoia Sports Hall of Fame as both an athlete and a coach. Al was All-League in both football and baseball during his Sequoia...

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Remember Pearl Harbor

Missouri, Greene County, SpringfieldIn memory of the U.S. military forces who gave their lives during the Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor and other military installations on Dec. 7, 1941. A day that...

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Former Site of Sequoia High School

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CitySequoia High School started September 16, 1895 with 53 students attending classes held on the third floor of the Redwood City Grammar School (replaced by the...

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Civil War Marker

Missouri, Lawrence County, AuroraHonoring our Civil War Veterans. Old City Cemetery David Acuff • Joseph J. Alexander • John W. Bailey • W.W. Campbell Carsse • David S. Corpe • W.T. Ellerbeck • J....

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African American Schoolhouse

Maryland, Kent County, WortonWorton Point 'Colored' Public School #2, District Number 3; a one-room schoolhouse built August 1890. This structure was documented by the University of Delaware Center for...

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Site of Battle

New York, Schoharie County, Jefferson»→ Between Schoharie militia under Capt. Jacob Hagar of Upper Fort and Indians and Tories under Chief Brant, Nov. 2, 1781. (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US...

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Embarcadero Turning Basin Site

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CityYou are standing over what was once Redwood City’s original waterfront, made up of creeks, tidal basins, and a fresh-water slough, providing the start of...

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Riverdale World War I Memorial

New Jersey, Morris County, RiverdaleDedicated to the residents ofRiverdale, N.J.who gave their services to thecause of humanity in theWorld War1917   *   *   1919Benjamin, Jackson N. • Benjamin,...

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Riverdale War Memorial

New Jersey, Morris County, RiverdaleDedicatedto veterans ofall warsIn memory ofcomrades killed in actionWorld War IICharles W. Barnett• Augustus Christakos • Howard De Graw • Harold Drew • Jack...

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