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Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad

California, Monterey County, MontereyWestern terminal of the Monterey and Salinas Valley Railroad ending on 1,000 foot pier over Monterey Bay. First in operation October 1874 bringing grain from...

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Casa Serrano

California, Monterey County, MontereyBuilt for an English blacksmith in 1840, and sold to Don Florencio Serrano, a schoolteacher, in 1846. The Monterey History & Art Association was founded here in...

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Corregidor

Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor IslandCorregidor derived its name from Corregimiento or “Municipal District”. About 1225 the island became a stronghold for Chinese pirates until the latter...

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Four Mile Post

New York, Washington County, Hudson FallsA small fort was built near here in the 1750's, known as the Four Mile Post as it was four miles from Fort Edward. (Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers...

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Clinton Gift

New York, Washington County, HartfordGov. Clinton gave this land to Baptist Society, 1798. Log Meeting House, 1788, stood 50 feet to the south, church erected here, 1805. (Cemeteries & Burial Sites...

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Civil War Enlistment Center

New York, Washington County, Hartford65 of 134 Civil War Veterans enlisted here in Co. E 123 Regt. N.Y.S. Vol. Aug. 22, 1862 (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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Radburn

New Jersey, Bergen County, Fair LawnIncluded in the New Jersey Register of Historic Places and National Register of Historic Places, Radburn achieved its special place in the realm of community...

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Jewish War Veterans Memorial

New Jersey, Bergen County, Fair Lawn Dedicated to the memory of the men and women of Jewish faith who gave their lives in the service of their country. Placed in their memory by the Lt. James I. Platt...

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442nd Infantry World War II Memorial

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesPlaque mounted at the base of the obelisk In Sacred Memory This memorial is reverently placed here be the Japanese American Community, under the auspices of...

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Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage

Ohio, Scioto County, PortsmouthChillicothe Street, 1940's This mural reveals a view of Chillicothe Street looking northward from the U.S. Grant Bridge during the 1940's. The mural is a copy of a...

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Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage

Ohio, Scioto County, PortsmouthJulia Marlowe Julia Marlowe was a world-renowned Shakespearean actress during the late 1800's and early 1900's. She was born in England in 1865 and lived three years of...

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Scioto County, Experience Our Heritage

Ohio, Scioto County, PortsmouthRoy Rogers This mural shows the famous "King of the Cowboys" on his horse, Trigger. Roy Rogers appeared in 104 films, from 1935 to 1959. His final film, "Mackintosh and...

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John Steinbeck and the Lara-Soto Adobe

California, Monterey County, MontereyIn October 1944, John Steinbeck, his second wife Gwyn, and their infant son Thom returned to Monterey. On November 10, 1944 they moved into the Lara-Soto Adobe, “a...

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Casa de la Torre

California, Monterey County, MontereyBuilt for Don Jose Joaquin de la Torre, alcalde of old Monterey (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Gordon House

California, Monterey County, MontereyBuilt in the early 1850’s of lumber brought from Australia. One of the early ‘milled lumber’ houses in California. (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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Chestnut Tree

California, Monterey County, MontereyThis Chestnut tree, form the lawn of the White House, was originally planted in front of Colton Hall on September 20, 1966 by First Lady, Lady Bird Johnson. It was...

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Houston County

Texas, Houston County, CrockettCreated from Nacgodoches County June 12, 1837 Organized the same year named in honor ofSam Houston 1793-1863 Commander-in-Chief of the Texan Army at San Jacinto President...

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The Glory Hole

California, Shasta County, WhiskeytownWhiskeytown Dam is protected from flooding by the circular structure located a short distance from shore. Named the Glory Hole because it resembles the...

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A Matter of Balance

California, Shasta County, WhiskeytownWhiskeytown Lake is part of a system of dams, reservoirs, canals, and power plants that make up the Central Valley Project (CVP). Created to control floods, supply...

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Fort Bascom

New Mexico, Quay County, TucumcariBuilt under Brigadier General James H. Carleton. Firt Post Commander Captain Peter W.L. Plympton with Company F, 7th U.S. Infantry and Company 1st New Mexico Volunteer...

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