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The Burying Point

Massachusetts, Essex County, SalemHere are buried Capt. Richard More Mayflower Passenger Gov. Simon Bradstreet Rev. John Higginson Chief Justice Benjamin Lynde Justice John Hathorne of the Witchcraft...

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Founding of the Maine Medical Association

Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick This monument commemorates the founding of the Maine Medical Association on April 28, 1853. On that date, and near this site, at what was then the Tontine Hotel, 27...

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Palm Spring

California, San Diego County, Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkHere was a palm-studded desert resting place, 1826-1866, for Mexican pioneers, mountain men, the Army of the West, Mormon Battalion, Boundary...

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Vallecito-Butterfield Stage Station

California, San Diego County, near JulianOne of the chief remaining landmarks of famous old stage line. Coaches and spring wagons carried passengers and mail. Stations were built at 20-mile intervals....

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Los Puertecitos

California, San Diego County, Ocotillo WellsJuan Bautista De Anza's expedition marched through this little pass December 19, 1775. On its way to strengthen Spanish colonization in California. Many of...

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Peg Leg Smith

California, San Diego County, Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkThomas L. Smith, better known as "Peg Leg" Smith, 1801-1866, was a mountain man, prospector, and spinner of tall tales. Legends regarding his...

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Brunswick Veterans Memorial

Maine, Cumberland County, Brunswick Dedicated to the honor and memory of our men and women of Brunswick who served our country in all wars and conflicts (Patriots & Patriotism • War, US Civil •...

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The Anza Trail

California, San Diego County, Anza-Borrego Desert State ParkThis route was opened by Captain Juan Bautista De Anza and Father Francisco Garces in 1774. Anza's expedition of 1775, a group of 240...

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Boundary Marker Number 258

California, San Diego County, San DiegoNear this site the initial point of the boundary between the United States of America and the Republic of Mexico was established October 10, 1849. Today, the flag...

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Fairley Bros. & Lampman Building

Colorado, Teller County, Cripple CreekFurniture retailers C.L. and D.B. Fairley joined undertaker Oscar Lampman to finance the construction of this building. The Fairleys opened a branch of their...

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17 Limehouse Street

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonThis residence was built on the original Robert Limehouse farmlands. The house was definitely standing in 1855 and was occupied that year by Joseph Dawson,...

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1909 Indio Schoolhouse

California, Riverside County, IndioThis K-8 one room schoolhouse, once known as the Indio Public School, was the second school building to be erected in the area that is now Indio. Originally situated...

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Old Homestead Parlour House

Colorado, Teller County, Cripple CreekSituated just below Cripple Creek’s fashionable business district, the Old Homestead anchored Myers Avenue’s “entertainment trade.” On a street flanked by saloons...

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Buena Vista Refinery

California, Kern County, McKittickEight miles due west of this marker stood one of California's first commercial oil refineries. Between August 1864 and April 1867, approximately 4,000 gallons of...

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Boy Scout Memorial

Arizona, Santa Cruz County, near Madera CanyonTroup 301 and Venture Crew 301 cautions you toBe Prepared Before you hike to the summit. In Memory of the 50th anniversary of the Boy Scouts lost on...

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Major Michael Adams, USAF

California, Kern County, near JohannesburgIn memory of his contribution:Major Michael Adams, USAF, The First In-Flight Fatality of the American Space Program On November 15, 1967 Adams conducted a...

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Lake Pepin's Shell Game / In Search of Summer

Minnesota, Goodhue County, near FrontenacLake Pepin's Shell GameCelebrated today as a resort area, Lake Pepin had an earlier fame as a clamming center. In the late 1800s and early 1900s, more than 500...

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Florence "Pancho" Barnes

California, Kern County, CantilFlorence Leontine Lowe was born July 29, 1901 in Pasadena. Through an arranged marriage in 1921, she became the wife of a minister, Rankin Barnes. She ended her...

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Mercantile Building, 1894

California, San Diego County, San DiegoThe Mercantile Building is an extension of the Ingersoll-Tutton building to the north. This is evident in its matching architectural beauty. This structure housed...

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Sonora IOOF Lodge No. 10

California, Tuolumne County, SonoraOrganized June 7, 1853 Two members serve as Grand Master Building erected 1850 Remodeled twice (Fraternal or Sororal Organizations • Notable Buildings) Includes...

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