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Raptors - Birds of Prey

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeThis steep cliff of nestholes and crevices overlooks the Tule Lake National Wildlife Refuge and Lava Beds National Monument — fruitful hunting ranges for hawks,...

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Passamaquoddy Tidal Power Project

New Brunswick, Charlotte County, near WelshpoolDuring the years FDR summered on Campobello, the daughter of one of Campobello's summer colonists married Dexter P. Cooper, an eminent American engineer....

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Passamaquoddy Tribe / La Tribu Passamaquoddy

New Brunswick, Charlotte County, near WelshpoolPassamaquoddy Bay takes its name from the Native American Passamaquoddy Tribe. The word means People of the Pollock-Spearing Place. The Passamaquoddy have...

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Friar's Head / Le Cap Friar

New Brunswick, Charlotte County, near WelshpoolFriar's Head takes its name from the stone pillar or stack (photo 1) that rises from the beach directly below the observation deck. While occupying...

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Tribute to Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin

Georgia, Chatham County, PoolerThis plaque is placed in honor of Captain MacDonald Austin and Sargeant Jack Berlin who parachuted into the Dordogne Region of France on the night of June 10, 1944 to...

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Mary Corning Winslow Black Studio

California, Monterey County, MontereyMary Corning Winslow Black, a noted Monterey artist designed and built this home in 1930. This structure is an example of Spanish eclectic architecture and is...

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Campobello Company and Hotels

New Brunswick, Charlotte County, near WelshpoolAlthough visitors had been coming to the island since 1855, Campobello's summer trade did not really prosper until the 1880s - years of long summer...

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Coker Spring

South Carolina, Aiken County, AikenThe freshwater spring 1/2 mi. SE was used by prehistoric Indians. It was deeded to the town of Aiken in 1844 by William Perroneau Finley (1803-1876) and furnished...

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Confederate Retreat

Kentucky, Pulaski County, near Nancy"Every one for himself was the motto."Much of the Confederate Army retreated through this area. They headed south along the Mill Springs Road toward their camps and...

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Confederate Artillery

Kentucky, Pulaski County, near NancyCaptain Arthur M. Rutledge's Tennessee Light Artillery Battery was organized in Davidson County, Tennessee. Rutledge was a West Point graduate who went on to become...

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General Jonathan M. Wainwright Memorial

Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor Island[west face:] [Portrait of General Wainwright] General Jonathan M. Wainwright 1883 to 1953 HERO OF BATAAN Medal of Honor Citation “General Jonathan M....

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Zwaanendael House

Delaware, Sussex County, LewesZwaanendael House A memorial of the first settlement in Delaware by the Dutch, on Lewes Creek A.D. 1631 (Colonial Era • Man-Made Features • Settlements & Settlers)...

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City Hall

New York, New York County, New YorkNew York's third city hall, one of its finest architectural treasures, was completed in 1811. Designed by French born J.R. Mangin and New York native John McComb, Jr....

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Governor Harry R. Hughes

Maryland, Howard County, North LaurelThis Travel Information Center is named in honor of Governor Harry R. Hughes Governor of Maryland 1979-1987 1st Maryland Secretary of Transportation...

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To the Angels

Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor Island In honor of the valiant American military women who gave so much of themselves in the early days of World War II, they provided care and comfort to the...

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Fort Nonsense

Maryland, Anne Arundel County, AnnapolisFort Nonsense has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places by the U.S. Department of the Interior. It is the last remaining fortification of...

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Confederate Mound Monument

Illinois, Cook County, ChicagoConfederate DeadErected to the memory of the six thousand southern soldiers here buried, who died in Camp Douglas Prison 1862-5. These men suffered all, sacrificed all,...

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James Buchanan

District of Columbia, WashingtonBuchanan was our only bachelor president and relied upon his orphaned niece, Harriet Lane, to act as his First Lady during his years in the White House (1857 to 1861)....

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Arc of the Meridian

South Africa, Western Cape, near AuroraThis is the site of the Maclear beacon positioned in 1838 Near the original North terminal of the Arc of Meridian positioned by Abbe de la Caille, the first...

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A Gathering Place for Washingtonians

District of Columbia, WashingtonSince Meridian Hill Park opened in 1936, Washingtonians from diverse neighborhoods surrounding the park have gathered here for performances, community events, and...

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