Quantcast
Channel: The Historical Marker Database - New Entries
Browsing all 72911 articles
Browse latest View live

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Battleground National Cemetery

District of Columbia, WashingtonDuring the late evening of July 12, 1864, 40 Union soldiers that perished while defending Washington DC from a two day Confederate attack (known as the Battle of Fort...

View Article



Mission San Antonio de Padua

California, Monterey County, King CityFounded by Father Junipero Serra July 14, 1774. Most picturesque setting. First maass was celebrated in presence of one Indian. Later congregation grew to a...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Panoramic View of Cottages

New Brunswick, Charlotte County, near WelshpoolTwo of the Campobello Company's founders, Alex S. Porter and Samuel Wells, and several of the luxury hotel visitors, including James Roosevelt and...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Lemon-Edens House

Texas, Navarro County, CorsicanaCorsicana resident A. L. Lemon built this home in 1895 of Louisiana cypress. In 1902 it was sold to John Wesley Edens. The owner of 2400 acres of local farm and ranch...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Griffin Plaza

California, Monterey County, MontereyHonoring Allen Griffin, 1893-1981, founder and publisher of the Monterey Peninsula Herald for his outstanding contributions to the City of Monterey. Allen Griffin...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Attracted to Water

California, Siskiyou County, Tulelake “When I was a child…I played around Tule Lake where the tules and grass grow thick… We used to go out in the tall grass… and look for chub fish… and shoot at...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

River of Rocks - The Devils Homestead Lava Flow

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeAt some time within the last several thousand years, an eruption of magna from the bottom of the earth crust sent a broad stream of hot liquid rock across this...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

War in the Lava Beds

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeFrom this command post, the U.S. Army directed part of a frustrating campaign against a small band of Modoc Indians. Determined to defend their homeland, the Modoc...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Beds of Lava

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeImagine watching hot lava flowing toward you at this spot over twelve thousand years ago. Like treads rolling on a tank, the clinker, cooling front of the flow fell...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

A Volcanic Classroom

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakePreserved for its caves and volcanic features since 1925, Lava Beds serves as an outdoor school for professional and amateur geologists alike. While the monument...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Veterans Memorial

Kansas, Crawford County, Pittsburg To the Glory of God and in honor of members of the First Christian Church who served their country in time of need (Churches, Etc. • Patriots & Patriotism • War,...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Forrest Hall - Ball Field

Georgia, Stephens County, Toccoa When the school purchased a cow in 1912, Ora Frost, the first student to enroll at the Toccoa Falls site, was enlisted to do the milking. At first, Evelyn Forrest...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Modoc War Casualties

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeIt is difficult today to trace the disposition of all those killed in action during the Modoc War. This site was first consecrated January 17, 1873, when two...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

NASA Wallops Flight Facility

Virginia, Accomack County, Wallops IslandThe Wallops Island Flight Facility was established in 1945 by the National Advisory Committee for Aeronautics and is one of the oldest launch sites in the...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Malinta Tunnel

Philippines, Cavite Province, Corregidor IslandBegun in 1922 and substantially completed in 1932, the tunnel complex consisted of east-west passage measuring 836 ft. long by 24 ft. wide 13 laterals on...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Battleground National Cemetery

District of Columbia, WashingtonAfter the rebels were turned back as the Battle of Fort Stevens ended in 1864, scores of Union Soldiers lay cold and silent. Forty-one of them are buried here in this...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

The Lewis Family

Florida, Broward County, Fort LauderdaleComing over from the Bahamas sometime before 1792, Suries and Frankee Lewis and their three sons settled on the banks of the New River and were the first...

View Article


Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Spatter Cones

California, Siskiyou County, TulelakeThe “chimneys” before you built up as hot gasses propelled globs of lava high into the air like lumpy oatmeal boiling over a pot. This lava quickly formed dramatic,...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Art for the People

District of Columbia, WashingtonCongress ordered sculptures installed at Meridian Hill Park long before the park's completion. So many sculptures were authorized that Horace Peaslee, the park's...

View Article

Image may be NSFW.
Clik here to view.

Dolley Madison

Virginia, Orange County, Montpelier StationBorn to Quaker parents in North Carolina, Dolley Payne lived with her family in Hanover County, Virginia until 1783. Following the death of her first husband,...

View Article
Browsing all 72911 articles
Browse latest View live