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Korean and Vietnam Veterans Memorial

California, Kern County, WascoFor the comrades and families who gave of themselves to insure America’s Freedom. Dedicated to the memory of SSG Larry S. Pierce, Sept 1965, MOH-RVN; Sgt. Steven Chavira,...

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Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage

Ohio, Scioto County, PortsmouthStagecoach Prior to the advent of railroads, Portsmouth was a hub for stagecoach transportation, maintaining regular schedules to various surrounding towns. In 1830, a...

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The One Room Schoolhouse

South Carolina, Aiken County, AikenOriginally located in China Springs, near Aiken, and believed to have been built in the 1890's this schoolhouse was given to the Aiken County Historical Commission by...

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De Anza Expedition

California, Monterey County, MontereyLt. Colonel Juan Bautista De Anza, decree of Carlos II of Spain, lead an expedition to this site – the mission being to colonize the San Francisco Bay Area. In the...

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Juan B. Castro

California, Monterey County, CastrovilleIn Memory ofJuan B. Castro 1835-1915 Founder of Castroville 1863 (Notable Persons • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS...

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The Portolá Expedition

California, Monterey County, PajaroHere came the first men with Portola and Fr. Crespi, October 9, 1769. This river they called Rio del Pajaro (Exploration) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS...

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Junipero Oak

California, Monterey County, MontereyAt Monterey, June 3rd 1770 the ceremony of taking possession of California for Spain was enacted byFather Junipero Serra under the shade of this tree. (Exploration...

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The Mayflower Story

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, ChathamFirst, the Separatists returned to London to get organized. A prominent merchant agreed to advance the money for their journey. The Virginia Company gave them...

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History of Chatham Lighthouse

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, ChathamThe waters off Chatham are notoriously dangerous because of the treacherous shoals and currents. The need for lights to warn mariners was recognized in early...

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The Rescue of the Pendleton

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, ChathamOne of the most spectacular small boat rescues on the east coast of the United States occurred on February 18, 1952. The tanker Pendleton broke in half off the...

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Workboat of the Marshes

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, EasthamA remnant from Cape Cod's agriculture past, this 1850-era hay barge was a common sight among the working dories, skiffs, and catboats of the area. Wide and...

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Kettles

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, Eastham A bird's eye view of Cape Cod reveals a landscape dimpled with holes. Most of them are nearly round, and many are filled wit water, like Salt Pond in front of...

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St. John's College

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisSt. John's College has a long, rich history dating back to the founding of our nation. Its earliest incarnation, a grammar or preparatory school named after King...

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Dedicated to you, a free citizen in a free land

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisThis reproduction of the Liberty Bell was presented to Maryland by direction of The Honorable John Snyder Secretary of the Treasury as the inspirational symbol...

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HMS Macedonian Monument

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisFigurehead of HMS Macedonian. The classical head represents Alexander, the Macedonian who ruled Greece and much of the known world in the 4th century BC. It was...

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On this spot

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisOn this spot, where the inspiring strains of the Star Spangled Banner are heard each morning, formerly stood the home of Judge Joseph Hopper Nicholson,...

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Joseph Nicholson Home Site and Bandstand

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisIn 1814 when Francis Scott Key wrote the words to the poem "The Defense of Fort McHenry," his wife's sister and brother-in-law lived in a house on this site. The...

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Babylon Railroad Company Trolley Route

New York, Suffolk County, BabylonIn 1871, David S.S. Sammis started a horse-drawn trolley line to transport passengers from the Babylon railroad station to the ferry docks. In 1910, the line was...

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Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage

Ohio, Scioto County, PortsmouthCivil War More than 3,000 men and boys left Scioto County to fight for the Union in the Civil War. One unit, First Ohio Light Artillery, Battery L, represents all of...

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The Terrible Trail

Oregon, Harney County, BurnsWeary Oregon Trail emigrants, eager to ease travel or gain mileage, often attempted cutoffs and shortcuts. While many of these alternate routes proved successful, others did...

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