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Diller-Chamberlain Gen. Store/American Hotel-American House/Sequoia...

California, San Mateo County, Redwood City(Four markers are mounted on this pedestal.) Diller-Chamberlain General Store (Quong Lee Laundry) 726 Main Street J.V. Diller had this one-story brick building...

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Alhambra Theater

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CityThe finest playhouse between San Francisco and San Jose opened here January 20, 1896. In 1921, the building was purchased by Redwood City Masonic Lodge which...

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Solari Family Windmill

California, San Mateo County, Redwood CityThis windmill was built in the 1880’s on the Solari farm, located at Whipple Avenue and Old County Road in Redwood City. It was move in the 1930’s to the new...

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Fremont Peak

California, San Benito County, near San Juan BautistaFremont Peak was called Gavilan Peak in early Spanish times, Gavilan in English meaning Hawk. In 1846 Capt. John Charles Fremont, brevet captain of...

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Fremont Peak Memorial

California, San Benito County, near San Juan BautistaThe American flag was first raised on California soil March 4, 1846 on this spot by General John C. Fremont (Exploration) Includes location,...

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Limekiln Monorail

California, San Benito County, near PaicinesBuilt in 1894 by J.J. Burt to carry “Diamond Brand” lime from Harlan Mt. the S.P. railhead at Tres Pinos. The track was a single wooden rail. The locomotive...

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Native Daughters Adobe

California, San Benito County, San Juan BautistaReportedly built in the 1840’s by a Basque named Rafael Pico. First recorded owner Maria Antonia Boronda in 1849. Owned by family members of Jose Maria...

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Rodeo Intermediate Field Civil Aeronautics Authority # 57A

New Mexico, Hidalgo County, near RodeoThe intermediate field system, developed by the U.S. Department of Commerce, greatly increased safety in early commercial aviation. Rodeo Intermediate Field 57A...

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Irwin City

California, Merced County, HilmarW.A. Irwin came from Santa Monica, California, where as a developer, he owned thousands of acres and established colony tracts. He laid out Irwin City, which was...

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Duty, Honor, County

Missouri, Stone County, HurleyIn honored memory of those from the Hurley community who lost their lives in World War One, World War Two, The Korean and Vietnam Conflicts. Those heroes live beyond the...

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James Emerson Whiteselle

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaBorn in Tennessee on December 31, 1851, James Emerson Whiteselle moved to Texas in 1870 to work in the lumber company of his uncle P. W. Ezell. In 1875 he began working...

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Cottage Corners

California, San Benito County, HollisterFirst saloon serving steam beer in this area. Has been here for over 100 years. Owned and operated for many years by Steve Kaelin. Presently owned by Lydia C....

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Jim Jack’s Cabin

California, San Benito County, San Juan BautistaJim Jack was known as China Jim, the Mustard King. In the 1880’s he gathered mustard seed from the grain fields in the San Juan Valley. Jim Jack, “the...

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A Salute to All Veterans

Illinois, Effingham County, Montrose United States Army United States Air Force Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States United States Marine Corps United States Navy United States Coast Guard...

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Tercentenary Celebration

Maryland, Kent County, Chestertown In Honor ofJames Alfred Pearce Born 1840 -- Died 1920 Distinguished Citizen - Eminent Jurist Christian Gentleman Chief Judge of Second Judicial Circuit Member Court...

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How the Bridge was Built

New York, New York County, New YorkConsidered one of the greatest triumphs of nineteenth-century engineering when it opened in May, 1883, the Brooklyn Bridge was built to provide a suitable all-weather...

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Christopher Columbus Memorial Plaza

New Jersey, Bergen County, Fort LeeChristopher ColumbusMemorial PlazaDedicated Oct. 11, 1971Leonardo da Vinci SocietyBergen CountyNew Jersey( Lower Plaques : )Granite Monumentdonated byAnthony K....

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Patrick and Margaret Breen

California, San Benito County, San Juan BautistaIn MemoriamPatrick and Margaret Breen These pioneers left county Carlow, Ireland, in 1828. By 1845 they were owners of a farm in Iowa Territory. Heading...

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Maritime Legend #21663

Maryland, Talbot County, St. MichaelsHand tonged in the Miles River in 1939 by local seafaring legend Frankie Alberto Morgan Wilkenship, this rope dates back to 1813. It was used during the British...

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Campo Santo

California, San Benito County, San Juan Bautista“On October 24, 1839, I blessed the Campo Santo Nuevo (New Cemetery, which because the cemetery adjoining the church could no more bodies, was laid out...

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