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Site of the Sonora Plaza Well

California, Tuolumne County, SonoraFirst public water well in the city of Sonora and located on the perimeter of the early day plaza that was established by the Mexican immigrants as Sonora Camp. The...

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Protestant Section

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansIn 1805 an area at the rear of the cemetery was assigned to Christ Church (Episcopal) for the burial of non-Catholics. More extensive originally, all that remains...

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Veterans Memorial

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansAmong burials in this area are William P. Canby, U.S.N. and other Americans who died in the defense of the city in the Battle of New Orleans and the defeat of the...

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Claiborone Tomb

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansBurial tomb (right) of second wife of Governor W.C.C. Claiborne, Clarisse Duralde, who died in 1809 at the age of 21. Myra Clark Gaines (left) was the daughter of...

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Orleans Battalion of Artillery

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansWithin this burial memorial rest some of the gallant defenders of New Orleans, members of the battalion which fought in honor on the plains of Chalemette on...

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Closures – Grillwork

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansThese are samples of marble slabs used to adorn tombs and crypts after the opening has been sealed with brick and mortar. The tablets were gathered from areas of...

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Old Segale Building

California, Calaveras County, MurphysRebuilt in 1859 as a stone, fire-proof, grocery and provisions store by Vassallo & Co. In 1861 was the homestead of J.C. Green & Wife. By 1863 owned &...

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Eliza Lewis

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansFirst wife of Wm.C.C. Claiborne, first American governor of Louisiana. Also memorialized here are her son and her brother, Micajah Green Lewis, who died in a duel...

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Multiple Burials

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansOne of the oldest burial grounds in the Mississippi Valley, St. Louis Cemetery No. 1 is still in use, from its beginning in 1789 it has been the custom to make...

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Plant City Union Depot

Florida, Hillsborough County, Plant CityThis property has beenplaced on theNational Registerof Historic Placesby the United StatesDepartment of the Interior (Railroads & Streetcars) Includes...

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They Fought to the Last

Alabama, Tallapoosa County, near DavistonBy dark, more than 800 Red Stick warriors were dead and at least 350 women and children were prisoners. Jackson's army suffered 154 men wounded and 49 killed....

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Wassama Village

California, Madera County, AhwahneeThe village of Wassama (leaves falling) is the site of the last above ground southern Miwok Roundhouse built in 1903. Religious ceremonies, dancing and gambling took...

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Millerton

California, Fresno County, FriantDue north of here, now covered by the waters of the lake, was the site of Millerton, first County Seat of Fresno County 1856-1874 (Notable Places • Settlements &...

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Tulare County Election Tree

California, Tulare County, VisaliaUnder a nearby tree a party commanded by Major James D. Savage, on July 10, 1852, conducted an election by which Tulare County was organized. Woodsville, Site of...

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The Battle of Queenston Heights

Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara, near QueenstonThe Battle of Queenston Heights The village below you and the heights on which you are standing were the stage for the famous Battle of...

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91st Troop Carrier Squadron

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base From D-Day, 6 June 1944, until VE Day, 8 May 1945, the men of the 91st Troop Carrier Squadron, flying unarmed transport aircraft and gliders,...

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487th Bomb Group (H) Association

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base "The Gentlemen From Hell" A tribute to the personnel of the 487th Bombardment Group (H) for sacrifices which contributed to end WWII in Europe....

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The Benjamin DuPré House

South Carolina, Charleston County, Charleston C.- 1804 This significant single house was built by Benjamin DuPré, a French tailor, sometime after 1803. The entire area was known as “Gadsden’s Green”...

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Downingtown

Pennsylvania, Chester County, DowningtownCoatesville - 6Downingtown Formerly Milltown Renamed after Thomas Downing Founded1716 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS...

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48th Fighter Squadron

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base In honor of the Lockheed P-38 "Lightning" and the men who, by flying and supporting, made it possible for this aircraft to have one of the most...

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