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George Adam Weddell

Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, near ElizabethThis pioneer settler of Rostraver Township, Westmoreland County, arrived in Philadelphia from Rotterdam aboard the ship Mortonhouse in 1729. He and his...

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Burial Place of Fifteen Confederate Soldiers

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City Erected by theUnited States to mark the burial place of fifteen Confederate Soldiers who died at Kansas City, Missouri, while prisoners of war and whose remains...

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Mary A. Barnett Hale

Missouri, Jackson County, Kansas City One of the founders of Central Presbyterian Church (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Charity & Public Work • Churches, Etc.) Includes location, directions, 2...

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In Memory of Fair Lawn Police Officer Mary Ann Collura

New Jersey, Bergen County, Fair Lawn"Set your goals high. Work hard and believe in yourself and you can be whatever you want." Mary Ann Collura. Dedicated by the grateful Residents of Bergen County...

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Gracie Mansion

New York, New York County, New YorkBuilt about 1799 on the site of a Revolutionary fort as the country house of Archibald Gracie, Scottish merchant, this colonial stucture was restored in 1927 under...

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Charlie Parker Residence

New York, New York County, New YorkBuilt in 1849, the brownstone rowhouse is a rare surviving example of a residential building built in the Gothic Revival style. A style most often used for churches....

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The Shawnee Indian Reservation

Ohio, Allen County, LimaNortheast corner of The Shawnee Indian Reservation of 25 square miles in present-day Shawnee Township. Home of the Hog Creek Shawnees from 1817 to their removal to Kansas in...

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Capt. Jacob Gearhart

New Jersey, Hunterdon County, near AnnandaleFarmstead on 308 acres: circa 1765 Revolutionary War patriot who secured boats for Washington's Crossing and wintered at Valley Forge. (Patriots &...

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Veterans Freedom Flag Monument

Ohio, Allen County, LimaThe Veterans Freedom Flag Monument dedicated May 22, 2010 to Veterans who made the sacrifice for freedom around the world, those who currently serve in the military and those...

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Circular Street

Ohio, Allen County, LimaThis street follows the course of an Old Indian Trail that joined the Tawa Indian town on the Auglaize River to the Black Swamp Trail near Lafayette. At one time, this corner...

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Wagner Home

New York, Montgomery County, Palatine Bridge Home of Webster Wagner Palatine Bridge Inventor of Sleeping Car 1858 Palace Car 1867 (Industry & Commerce • Railroads & Streetcars) Includes...

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Trail of Tears

Tennessee, Lawrence County, LawrenceburgThe Indian Removal Act of 1830 mandated the removal of all American Indian tribes east of the Mississippi River to lands in the west. The Trail of Tears National...

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David Crockett's Home

Tennessee, Lawrence County, LawrenceburgHere David Crockett lived from 1815 to 1822. He was one of the commissioners who laid out the county and selected the site of Lawrenceburg, a colonel in the...

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Pioneers in Textiles

Tennessee, Lawrence County, LawrenceburgFrom 1850 to 1861, the center for the cotton and wool spinning industry was hereabouts, many mills being located on Shoal Creek. First was Hope Factory, built...

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Purdy

Tennessee, McNairy County, Selmer4 miles northwest. Established in 1823, it was first county seat of McNairy County; here was Purdy University from 1855 to 1861. Glover’s Trace ran through it from...

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Giant Dipper

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzThe Giant Dipper roller coaster, with its trademark red and white structure, spectacular view of the Monterey Bay, and speedy dips and curves, keeps generations...

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Whiting’s Games

California, Santa Cruz County, Santa CruzThe Ross Whiting family has been part of Boardwalk history since 1927. As superintendent, Joseph “Ross" Whiting was responsible for the first widening and...

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Hardeman County/Fayette County

Tennessee, Hardeman County, Whiteville(obverse)Hardeman County Established 1823: named in honor ofThomas Jones Hardeman Captain in War of 1812; colonel of Tennessee militia in the fighting before New...

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Andrew Johnson Birth Site

North Carolina, Wake County, Raleigh125 feet east of this pointAndrew Johnsonseventeenth presidentwas born, Dec. 29, 1808 (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Andrew Johnson

North Carolina, Wake County, RaleighPresident of the UnitedStates, 1865-69. Bornnear here in a kitchennow located 1 mile N.E. (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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