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Veterans of the World War

California, San Benito County, San Juan BautistaDedicated MDCCCCXXIII by the citizens of San Juan Bautista under the auspices of the San Juan Bautista Parlor Native Daughters of the Golden West to...

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San Juan Bautista WW II Veterans

California, San Benito County, San Juan BautistaDedication In memory of the San Juan Bautista area WW II veterans who gave their lives so we all could be free Pvt. Leslie Garratt • Lt. Gene Cullumber •...

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Loren R. Kaufman Memorial

Oregon, Wasco County, The DallesThe President of the United States, in the name of Congress, has awarded the Medal of Honor Posthumously toLoren R. Kaufman Sergeant First Class, US Army Born: July 27,...

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President Theodore Roosevelt & John Muir Meeting Site

California, Mariposa County, Yosemite National ParkOn this site President Theodore Roosevelt sat beside a campfire with John Muir on May 17, 1903 and talked forest good. Muir urged the President to...

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Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage

Ohio, Scioto County, PortsmouthTenth Street Station The pagoda-style train station at the northwest corner of Tenth and Waller Streets is shown as it appeared in the 1890's. The N&W (Norfolk &...

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Boyd County War Memorial

Kentucky, Boyd County, Summit This memorial is dedicated to those who served their country in the Armed Forces. Let us not forget those Missing in Action and Prisoners of War. [Roll of Honored Dead]...

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The End of the Modoc War

California, Siskiyou County, near TulelakeThrough the winter of 1872-1873, a vastly outnumbered group of Modoc Indians resisted attempts by the U.S. Army to remove them from their homeland. Driven from...

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Last Meeting of the Peace Commission

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeBy April 1873, months of peace talks to end the Modoc War had gone nowhere. General E.R.S. Canby found himself caught between President Grant’s Indian Peace Policy...

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Madariaga Adobe

California, Monterey County, MontereyOriginally an adobe dwelling in the Mexican-American period. (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Casa Pacheco

California, Monterey County, MontereyBuilt in the Mexican period by Don Francisco Pacheco. Restored in 1929. (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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First Newspaper in California

California, Monterey County, Monterey Walter Colton and Robert Semple began publication of The Californian August 15, 1846 in the old Cuartel on this site (Communications) Includes location,...

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Sherman Rose Inn

California, Monterey County, MontereyNamed after the “Cloth of Gold” rose bush, the Sherman Rose Inn was built circa 1941 (sic) as a private home. In 1934, J.C. Anthon enlarged the structure for the...

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Memorial Tribute to Elgin Academy's Patriotic Sons Who Served in the Great...

Illinois, Kane County, ElginAmong Elginites who served in the Civil War, there were 153 students, teachers, administrators and trustees from Elgin Academy. •Academy student Leverett Kelley was awarded...

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The Government House

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisThe Government House State of Maryland Governor's Residence (Man-Made Features • Politics) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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José Rizal Monument

Philippines, Laguna, CalambaPanel 1: (Text in Tagalog/Pilipino:)José Rizal (1861-1896) Pambansang Bayani ng Pilipinas, doctor, agrimensor, daubwika, manuulat, mkata, eskultor at pintor. Isinilang sa...

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Fair Lawn Memorial Park

New Jersey, Bergen County, Fair LawnThis Park is dedicated As a living memorial to those of Fair Lawn who made the supreme sacrifice in defense of their country the United States of America Dedicated...

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Moon Tree

California, Monterey County, MontereyCoast RedwoodSequoia sempervirens This “Moon Tree” is a Coast Redwood grown from a seed that in January 1971 was carried to the moon and brought back to earth by...

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Point Reyes Light

California, Marin County, IvernessPoint Reyes Light has guided and cautioned mariners along this hazardous coast for over 100 years. Built by the U.S. Lighthouse Service in 1870, it came under...

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Pvt Joe P. Martinez

Colorado, Weld County, AultPrivate Martinez was mortally wounded on Attu Island after leading a successful charge to capture a mountain pass. He single handedly destroyed more than thirty enemy...

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Leetsdale Veterans Memorial

Pennsylvania, Allegheny County, LeetsdaleTo the men and women of Leetsdale who helped preserve the freedoms of humanity for all ages to come. (War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World I • War, World II)...

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