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First Long-Distance Phone Call

Massachusetts, Middlesex County, CambridgeFrom this site on October 9, 1876 the first two-way long distance telephone conversation was carried on for three hours. From here in Cambridgeport Thomas G....

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Power System of Boston’s Rapid Transit

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, BostonIEEE Milestone in Electrical Engineering and Computing Power System of Boston’s Rapid Transit, 1889 Boston was the first city to build electric traction for a...

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Birthplace of the Telephone

Massachusetts, Suffolk County, BostonHere on June 2, 1875, Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson first transmitted sound over wires. This successful experiment was completed in a fifth floor...

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Magee Marsh Wildlife Area

Ohio, Ottawa County, near Oak HarborA dense swamp forest roughly the size of the state of Connecticut once stretched across this region of Ohio and Indiana. A remnant of ancient Lake Maumee, this...

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400 Broad Street

California, Nevada County, Grass ValleyIt was at this location on the afternoon of June 5, 1880 that a fire erupted in John White’s Upholstery Shop. More than fifty buildings – including the nearby New...

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Camargo - 1847

Mississippi, Monroe County, Nettleton2 mi. NW was the flourishing port of Camargo, named by Veterans for their Mexican war camp. The town had a steamboat landing, schools, cemetery, and church....

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First Presbyterian Church

Mississippi, Winston County, LouisvilleFirst Presbyterian Church was organized in 1839 by Scottish-Irish settlers. Built in 1845, the sanctuary is the original church structure. According to local...

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Hamill Spring

Mississippi, Winston County, LouisvilleSpring and small holding reservoir, which lie two miles north, were used during the droughts as a water source for settlers between the early 1800's and 1930....

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Blenheim Mineral Springs

South Carolina, Marlboro County, near BlenheimThe Mineral Springs were discovered in 1781 by James Spears, a Whig, who was trying to escape TORY troops, according to Legend. Mr. Spears Lost a shoe in a...

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9 -11 / First Responders

South Carolina, Richland County, ColumbiaSouth Carolina Remembers the 2752 victims and 416 First Responders from New York City that gave their lives on September 11, 2001 (Notable Events) Includes...

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Oconee County World War Veterans

South Carolina, Oconee County, Seneca(Left Side):1914 ~ 1918 In Memory of Oconee County World War Veterans(Right Side):1914 ~ 1918 In Memory of Charles McGee Byrd Sergant, Machine Gun Co. 118th S.C....

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Confederate Memorial

Florida, Volusia County, Daytona BeachGiven in loving memory ofour Confederate deadby the Southern citizens ofDaytona BeachSponsored bythe United Daughters of the Confederacy,Chapter 1955 (War, US...

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Confederate Veterans

Florida, Volusia County, Daytona BeachIn honor of each Confederate Veteran, known and unknown, buried in East Volusia CountyJasper J. Allman • Jesse Bennett • Simmons Bennett • Z. H. Bennett • Jackson...

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Lancaster County Law Enforcement Officers Memorial

South Carolina, Lancaster County, LancasterDedicated to the officers of this county who gave their lives in the line of duty * B. Frank Sowell Lancaster Police 1937 * Walter T. Bell Highway Patrol 1939...

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Bellevue, Kentucky

Kentucky, Campbell County, BellevueIncorporated March 15, 1870, on part of original land grant to Gen. James Taylor, pioneer, for whose farm this city was named. A general in War of 1812, banker, and...

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Licking Furnace/Iron Made in Kentucky

Kentucky, Campbell, NewportBuilt three blocks east in 1859 by Swift's Iron and Steel Works. As rebuilt in 1869, it was 65 feet high, with a maximum diameter inside of 16 feet. Its annual capacity was...

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Fraim Cemetery

Kentucky, Monroe County, near GamalielJohn M. Fraim organized the 9th Kentucky Infantry (USA) at Camp Anderson in 1861. Monroe County Cemetery Book Volume 2, page 98-99. (Cemeteries & Burial Sites...

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Harrisville

West Virginia, Ritchie County, Harrisville(Preface): On April 20, 1863, Confederate Gens. William E. "Grumble" Jones and John D. Imboden began a raid from Virginia through present-day West Virginia on...

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East Clarendon

South Carolina, Clarendon County, TurbevilleCenter Panel In Memory and in Honor of all East Clarendon men and women who served in the armed forces of our country Left Panel ArmyAir ForceRight Panel...

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Menaw, War Chief

Alabama, Tallapoosa County, near Alexander CityIndian farmer - merchant chose to resist whites' advance on Indians' lands. In Creek War he led Creeks at Battle of Horseshoe Bend. His warriors were...

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