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Salz Tannery

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzFor 145 years, Santa Cruz was a leading source of tanned hides, first in California and later throughout the world. After the Gold Rush, people were clamoring...

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Charlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst

California, Santa Cruz County, SoquelThe first ballot by a woman in an American presidential election was cast on this site November 3, 1868 byCharlotte (Charlie) Parkhurst who masqueraded as a man for...

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Charley Darkey Parkhurst

California, Santa Cruz County, WatsonvilleNoted whip of the Gold Rush days. Drove stage over Mt. Madonna in early days of valley. Last run San Jaun (sic) to Santa Cruz. Death in cabin near the 7 Mile...

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First Reformed Church

New Jersey, Bergen County, HackensackThis tablet marks the siteof the original churcherected in 1696.Placed byPaskack ChapterDaughters of theAmerican Revolution1930 (Churches, Etc.) Includes location,...

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Col. Richard Varick

New Jersey, Bergen County, HackensackIn memory ofCol. Richard Varickformerly Mayor of the City ofNew – Yorkand at the time of his deceasePresident of the AmericanBible – SocietyBorn 25th March 1753Died...

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Hackensack Soldier and Sailor Memorial

New Jersey, Bergen County, HackensackDedicated May 30, 1908to the memory of theSoldiers and Sailors wholost their lives in thewars of the United States. (Military) Includes location, directions, 6...

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Grave of Gen. Enoch Poor

New Jersey, Bergen County, HackensackIn memory of the Honorable Brigadier Gen. Enoch Poor of the State of New Hampshire who departed this life on the 8 day of Sept. 1780 aged 44...

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Judge Julius Lee House

California, Santa Cruz County, WatsonvilleThis propertyThe Judge Lee House Built 1894Has been placed on the National Register of Historic PlacesBy the United States Department of the InteriorSecond...

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Tree of Hippocrates

Maryland, Montgomery County, Bethesda From the Greek Island of Cos, Hippocrates is said to have held classes under the parent tree. The cutting for this tree is a gift the town of Cos presented to the...

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Douglas A. Munro

Washington, Kittitas County, Cle ElumSignalman First ClassDouglas A. Munro U.S. Coast Guard Cle Elum, Washington On September 22, 1942 Coast Guard Signalman First Class Douglas A. Munro was in charge...

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Berryvale Post Office

California, Siskiyou County, Mount Shasta CitySite of Berryvale Post Office. It operated from 1870 to 1887. Postmasters were JH Sisson, GL Lamphere, ET Keyser, Sophia J Fellows. The post office moved...

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Grave of Brigham Young

Utah, Salt Lake County, Salt Lake CityBorn June 1, 1801, at Whitingham, Vermont Died August 29, 1877, at Salt Lake City, Utah Brigham Young, second President of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day...

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The Weed Arch

California, Siskiyou County, WeedThe Arch is the strongest form of architecture known to Man. This steel arch replaces the original concrete arch first erected on this site in 1922. Due to the lack of...

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Fort Jones

California, Siskiyou County, Fort JonesOn this ground there was established on Oct. 16, 1852 a military post by Companies A and B First United States Dragoons. From April 23 1853 until June 28 1858,...

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Canadian River Canyon

New Mexico, Harding County, near RoyFlowing out of the Rockies, the Canadian River has cut a gorge 600 feet deep through sedimentary strata of the High Plains. Rim elevation is 5,400 feet. (Natural...

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Gas Works

California, Siskiyou County, YrekaSite of the Yreka Gas Works which on Dec. 17, 1859 first lighted Yreka Streets. The gas was made by burning pine pitch. (Industry & Commerce) Includes location,...

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Site of Burgett Home and Fort

Pennsylvania, Washington County, BurgettstownSite of Burgett Home and Fort circa 1780 (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) / Carnegie Library of Steubenville

Ohio, Jefferson County, SteubenvilleFront Text:Andrew Carnegie (1835-1919) Andrew Carnegie was born in Dunfermline, Scotland. He immigrated to Allegheny City Pennsylvania with his family when he was...

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First Paper Mill / Little Beaver Creek Bridge

Ohio, Columbiana County, near East LiverpoolFront Text:First Paper Mill The first paper mill in Ohio and the Northwest Territory was established in the valley below in 1807 by John Coulter of Virginia,...

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George Caleb Bingham

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City Famous Painter & Portrait Artist Internationally Known State Treasurer State Adjutant General President, Kansas City, Mo. Police Board —————————— Eminently...

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