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Don Caspar de Portolá

California, Monterey County, MontereyOn June 3, 1770 near this spotDon Caspar de Portolá Soldier Explorer Patriot of Spain Founded the Presidio and settlement of Monterey (Exploration) Includes...

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The Argentine Navy

California, Monterey County, MontereySpanish:La Armada Argentina A traves de los estudiantes pretenecientes al consejo Argentino de intercambio estudiantil – CADIE recuedrdan el 161 aniverdario en que...

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Bouchard Monument

California, Monterey County, MontereyOn November 20, 1818, in the closing years of the Spanish Era, Capitan Hippolyte Bouchard entered Monterey Bay with two ships, flying the flag of the United...

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The City of Bend

Oregon, Deschutes County, BendIn the beginning...there were old growth trees. The small community, first called Farewell Bend from the nearby big bend in the Deschutes River, could have been called...

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"The Westward Movement"

Oregon, Deschutes County, BendPilot Butte was a beacon for travelers. On a day sometime in the year 1813, and Indian lookout, from one of several tribes summering in this vicinity, might have “hiked...

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Oregon's Fabled "High Desert"

Oregon, Deschutes County, BendThis complex ecosystem nurtures a variety of plants and animals. Vast, sage-covered plains begin at the eastern foot of the Pilot Butte and stretch dramatically to the...

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Why Tehachapi Pass / Pioneers of the Wind / Hike A Mile or Two - Thousand

California, Kern County, TehachapiFirst Panel:Wind Development Why Tehachapi Pass?1) Close to Energy Users The proximity of Tehachapi Pass to the Los Angeles Basin makes it an attractive location for...

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El Castillo Site

California, Monterey County, MontereyThis old Spanish fort began as eleven guns behind a crude parapet of logs overlooking the anchorage of Monterey Bay in 1972. The battery was strengthen and enlarged...

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Gate Cottage

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa Even in the early years, before the Forrests moved to Toccoa Falls, there was a cottage sitting at the entrance to the falls. And an outdoor bowling alley -- Toccoa's...

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Morrison Hall - Old Barn

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa Once Toccoa Falls Institute was up and running, the Forrests knew they would have to find a way to feed the school's growing population. Because they wanted Toccoa...

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Center Section of the Former Colusa Bridge

California, Colusa County, ColusaCenter section of the former Colusa Bridge across the Sacramento River at the end of Bridge Street. Constructed 1899-1901 and replaced 1979-80. Nominated for inclusion...

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El Castillo de Monterey

California, Monterey County, MontereySite of a Spanish fort constructed in 1792 to protect the port and presidio of Monterey from invaders. This is one of only three such forts constructed by the...

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Here ... landed Very Rev. Father Junipero Serra

California, Monterey County, MontereyHere June 3, 1770, landed Very Rev. Father Junipero Serra, O.S.F. and founded the following missions; San Diego, July 16, 1769, San Carlos Monterey, June 3, 1770,...

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Fort Mervine

California, Monterey County, MontereyFirst American fort in California. Built in 1846-47. Named in honor of Navy Captain William Mervine who directed the raising of the American flag over the Custom...

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Presidio of Monterey Museum

California, Monterey County, MontereyMost of the wooden buildings on Presidio Hill below the Defense Language Institute complex were constructed from 1902 to 1906 by the 15th Infantry under the...

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Pioneer in Texas Oil Joseph S. Cullinan

Texas, Navarro County, Corsicana Former Homesite of Joseph S. Cullinan Pioneer in Texas Oil    At age 14 Joseph S. Cullinan (1860-1937) began his career as a laborer in the Pennsylvania oilfields....

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Cazenovia

New York, Madison County, CazenoviaOneida Indians of the Iroquois Confederacy lived here and named the lake O-wah-ge-ha-ga "where the yellow perch swim". Tuscaroras coming from North Carolina to make...

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Fenwick Island Lighthouse

Delaware, Sussex County, Fenwick IslandOn December 29, 1858, the Lighthouse Board issued the following announcement:“Notice to Mariners New Light-House at Fenwicks Island, Delaware” Notice is hereby...

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George Wagner

New York, Albany County, Guilderland Home ofGeorge Wagner Lieutenant in the American Revolution (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The History of the Lighthouse

Delaware, Sussex County, Fenwick IslandThe Fenwick Island Lighthouse was listed in the National Register of Historic Places by the Department of Interior in 1979 in recognition of its significance of...

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