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Perrine Memorial Bridge

Idaho, Twin Falls County, Twin FallsLower marker: The structure you now see spanning the Snake River Canyon was completed in July 1976 at a cost of $9,700,000. It is 1500 feet in length with the...

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Idaho State Penitentiary

Idaho, Ada County, BoiseNew addition built 1893Prison Commissioners William J. McConnell, Gov. Jas. F. Curtis, Sec. of State Geo.M. Parsons, Atty. Gen. Jas. King, Arch’t.Includes location, directions,...

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1843 - Rancho de San Luis Gonzaga - 1931

California, Merced County, near Los BanosThis rancho was a grant from the Mexican goverment (sic) to Jose, Maria, Mejia and Juan Perez Pacheco made November 4, 1843 and signed by Manuel Micheltorena,...

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The Old Adobe of Rancho San Luis Gonzaga

California, Merced County, Los BanosAt a watering hole on the east side of Pacheco Pass, Juan Pacheco built this adobe for his rancho in the early 1840’s. The gun ports in the walls are visible...

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Pumice Desert

Oregon, Klamath County, near CresentThe pumice deposits you are now standing on are the product of Mt. Mazama, an explosive volcano that collapsed to form the Crater Lake caldera. Mazama stood about 6...

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Hyde Street Pier

California, San Francisco City and County, San FranciscoThis pier, home of the museum’s fleet of historic ships since 1963, was built in 1922 as the terminal of the Golden Gate Ferry Company service to...

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Petaluma's Sternwheel

California, San Francisco City and County, San Francisco“After 35 years, 8 months and 10 days we tie up for good. This ends 103 years of stern wheel navigation of S.F. Bay and tributaries. John H....

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Northern California Veterans Memorials

California, Shasta County, near AndersonU.S. Army Special Forces To the Quiet Professionals for Their Courage, Their Honor, Their Ability and for Their Unwaviering Dedication to FreedomDe Oppresso...

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First Baptist Church of Port Jefferson

New York, Suffolk County, Port JeffersonThe church was built by Congregationalists and sold to the Baptists in 1861. The steeple was a landmark for captains looking for the customs house located in...

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Brock Dead House

Ontario, QueenstonDuring the War of 1812, the Brock Dead House was owned by Patrick McCabe. The façade was oriented in an easterly direction, facing the Niagara River. Courtesy Brock University...

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Chase-Lloyd House

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisPatriot politician and future Declaration of Independence signer Samuel Chase began building this Georgian mansion in 1769, but he couldn't afford to finish the...

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Maryland State House

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisThe seat of Maryland government, the State House was at the center of the state's planning for the War of 1812, both locally and in coordination with President...

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Union Walk

Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha This Union Walk is a reminder to all of our citizens, as well as a salute to the unionized men and women from all walks of life, who invested their energy, the sweat of...

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Site of First School George Washington Carver Attended

Missouri, Newton County, Neosho in the mid-1870's. Dr. Carver was later a famed botanist and educator. (African Americans • Education • Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS...

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Platte City

Missouri, Platte County, Platte City Here in 1839, with the "Platte Purchase", some of many settlers from Kentucky joined to establish Platte City; one, an Attorney, Merchant, Farmer, Mill Operator,...

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Guy B. Park

Missouri, Platte County, Platte City Erected to the Memory ofGuy B. Park 38th Governor of Missouri 1933 - 37 Born at Platte City, Mo. June 10, 1872 - October 1, 1946 (Politics) Includes location,...

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Veterans Memorial

Missouri, Platte County, Platte City A Grateful Tribute to the Living and the Dead In memory and in honor of all Platte County men and women who served in the Armed Forces of our country in times of...

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George W Carver

Kansas, Ottawa County, Minneapolis attended school on this site 1880 - 1884 (African Americans • Education • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Monterey Customhouse

California, Monterey County, MontereyConstructed by the Mexican government during 1927 and 1841 to collect customs duties from foreign shipping when Monterey was the capital of this northern province,...

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Custom House

California, Monterey County, MontereyThe oldest government building in California. The American flag was raised at this site on July 7, 1946, claiming California as part of the United States. First...

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