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Ebenezer Skellie

New York, Chautauqua County, MinaCorporal Co. D 112 NY Infantry. Congressional Medal of Honor awarded 29 September 1864 for battle of New Market Heights Chapins Farm, Virginia. Buried in Mina Cemetery....

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Marentis House

California, San Benito County, San Juan BautistaMarentis HouseHas been placed on theNational Register of Historic Placesby the United States Department of the Interior1873 (Notable Buildings) Includes...

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Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Greene County, SpringfieldWe have won this war because our men are brave, and because of many other things, we did not win it because destiny created us better than all other peoples, I hope...

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Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Lawrence County, AuroraIn honor of those who defended our country so that we might enjoy freedom. A B C Local 126 Dedicated Nov 11, 1958 (Military) Includes location, directions, 3 photos,...

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Wolf River Cemetery

Tennessee, Fentress County, Pall MallThis cemetery was established in the early 1800’s and was originally called Mt. Pleasant Burying Ground. The oldest known grave of approximately 600 burials is...

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Alvin C. York

Tennessee, Fentress County, JamestownBorn in nearby Pall Mall, 1887. Enlisted in U.S. Army 1917, all-American Division, and became outstanding hero of World War I. Awarded Congressional Medal of Honor...

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Civil War Memorial

Kansas, Sedgwick County, near Mount Hope In memory of ourHeroes 1861 - 1865 Lest We Forget Loyalty (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Patriots & Patriotism • War,...

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L.C. McKamie

Texas, Hill County, AbbottBorn in Moody (McLennan Co.) on October 24, 1900, L.C. (Luke) McKamie earned degrees from Southwestern University, the University of Texas at Austin and Baylor University....

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Moonshine Hill

Texas, Harris County, HumbleEarly reports of natural gas seepages in this area were not uncommon in the late 19th century. James Slaughter noticed such natural occurences near the San Jacinto River in...

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First Airplane Flight Over Texas

Texas, Harris County, South HoustonThe first documented flight of a heavier-than-air flying machine in Texas occurred over this site on February 18, 1910, two weeks before the first military airplane...

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Old Harrisburg

Texas, Harris County, HoustonEarly Texas port and trading post. Site of state's first steam saw, grist mills and railroad terminal. Town founded, 1826, by John R. Harris, who was first settler in 1823....

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Old Harrisburg

Texas, Harris County, HoustonThe town was founded in 1836 by John Richardson Harris, a native of New York State and one of the "Old Three Hundred" Texas colonists. He died of yellow fever in 1829,...

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Blue Triangle Branch, Y.W.C.A. Building

Texas, Harris County, HoustonIn the early 20th century, Houston's African American community wanted to provide recreational facilities for its youth and for African American troops stationed at Camp...

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Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Barry County, CassvilleDedicated to men and women who serve in the Armed Forces of the United States, during war and peace. We sincerely appreciate your sacrifice and dedication to preserve...

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Cox's Point Park

Maryland, Baltimore County, EssexShoreline forest buffers are important for healthy streams and rivers. Forest buffers along streams and shorelines filter pollutants to improve water quality. An...

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1883 The City of Brooklyn

New York, Kings County, BrooklynBrooklyn, first settled by the Dutch in the 1630s, was incorporated as a city in 1834. During the nineteenth century it gradually absorbed the nearby towns of...

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Panaroma (sic) of Brooklyn South of the Brooklyn Bridge

New York, New York County, BrooklynPeople looking south towards Brooklyn from bridge in 1883 were treated to a spectacular view. 135 feet below them dozens of ferries, looking like toy boats,...

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Colonel's Island

Georgia, Liberty County, near SunburyUntil about 1778 this island was called Bermuda, but afterward called Colonel’s Island because of the large number of colonels having plantations here. Major...

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United We Stand

Missouri, Stone County, GalenaUnited We Stand In God We Trust To the men and women of Stone County who served their country with honor. (Military) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS...

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First Baptist Church Morrison

Virginia, Newport NewsBorn as Oak Grove Baptist Church under the pastoral leadership of the Rev. John Corbin in 1882, First Baptist Church Morrison moved to this site in 1933 and for over seven decades...

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