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Three Sisters Lit the Way

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, OrleansThese three lighthouses were part of the Nauset Beach Light Station, which originally stood a quarter mile away, overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Nicknamed the...

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Drake House

New Jersey, Union County, PlainfieldBuilt by NathanielDrake, 1746. Washingtonvisited here in 1777,while his army campednearby at Bound Brook. (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 6...

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“Littell Half Way House”

New Jersey, Union County, Scotch PlainsBought about 1785 by Capt. Gershom Littell for bride Phobe Terry, uniting two very early settlers families.Built about 1750. (Colonial Era • War, US...

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“Dolbier House”

New Jersey, Union County, Scotch PlainsHome of Jessie Dolbier, wheelwright and blacksmith to the revolution. (Colonial Era • War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS...

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“Osborn House”

New Jersey, Union County, Scotch PlainsBuilt in 1770. Home of MaryDarby and Revolutionary patriotJohn B. Osborn who “Bearded theBritish lion under Washington.” (War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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History Of The Dolphin Head Area

South Carolina, Beaufort County, Hilton Head Island(Left column) ¤ 15,000 to 4,000 Years Ago: The    rising sea level flooded the deep basin    now known as Port Royal Sound. ¤ 1531: Spanish explorers...

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Homestead Farm at Oak Ridge

New Jersey, Union County, ClarkHomestead FarmatOak RidgeCirca 1730Township of ClarkNew JerseyHistoric Landmark( Lower Marker : )Homestead Farmat Oak RidgeCirca 1730has been placed on theNational...

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Patriots and Soldiers of the American Revolution

New Jersey, Union County, Scotch PlainsIn honor ofthe Patriots and Soldiersof the American Revolutionat rest in this cemetery.Ceasar TMS   1806 • Noah Clark   1801 • James Coles   1812 • John Darby,...

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Ceasar

New Jersey, Union County, Scotch PlainsHere rest the remains ofCaesar, an African,who died February 7th, 1806aged 104 years.He was more than half a century,a worthy member of the Church inthis place;...

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Colonel William Wofford

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa General Andrew Williamson's Brigade - American Revolution - S.C. Colonial Soldier - Pioneer Ironmaster - Raised full regiment, 1775 - S.C. Provincial Congress 1775-6 -...

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In Loving Remembrance

Georgia, Stephens County, ToccoaIn loving remembrance of those who lost their lives in the Flood November 6, 1977 Karen Anderson Joseph Anderson Rebecca Anderson Gerald Brittin William L. Ehrensberger...

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Kelly Dam Disaster

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa On the morning of Nov. 6, 1977, the dam holding back the lake above the falls broke. The forty acres of water surged down over the falls, through the park, down the...

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Drake House Flag Pole

New Jersey, Union County, PlainfieldFlag polepresented toHistorical SocietyofPlainfieldandNorth PlainfieldbyFraternal Order of EaglesPlainfield Aerie No 866Flags presented byJr. Order United American...

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The Weber-Schulte House

Missouri, Gasconade County, Hermann is a contributing building to the United States Department of Interior's Hermann Historic District (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS...

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The First National Bank of Hutchinson

Kansas, Reno County, Hutchinson The First National Bank of Hutchinson, Hutchinson's first bank, has been located on the corner of Sherman and Main since 1876, when the first building was purchased from...

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Coliseum Hotel and Saltwater Natatorium

Kansas, Reno County, Hutchinson Buildings that once stood here were constructed in 1909 as the Coliseum Hotel and Saltwater Natatorium. The Coliseum Hotel was designed on a European plan offering 75...

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Hutchinson Gas Crisis

Kansas, Reno County, Hutchinson Gas escaping under pressure from storage facilities 4 miles away traveled underground and emerged through the open well inside the building. The gas ignited, producing a...

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Sturgis One Room School

Maryland, Worcester County, Pocomoke CityOriginally located on Brantley Road east of Pocomoke City, the Sturgis School is one of the last remaining one-room school buildings erected to educate...

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"Big Hatchie" Steamboat Disaster

Missouri, Gasconade County, Hermann In memory of the early pioneers who perished in the explosion of the steamboat "Big Hatchie" at the wharf at Hermann in 1842, the thirty-five dead that lie buried...

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George F. Bayer

Missouri, Gasconade County, Hermann In Memory Of My Beloved HusbandGeorge F. Bayer Born: Sept. 27, 1800 Died: March 18, 1839 And Our SonCharles H. Born: May 16, 1837 Died: Jan. 29, 1839Wife and...

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