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The Saar Pioneer Cemetery

Washington, King County, KentThe Saar Pioneer Cemetery is named for former King County Councilman Peter Saar, who in 1873 buried his wife on a small hill on their homestead. Since that time the...

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Libby, McNeill and Libby Cannery

California, Fresno County, SelmaOn this 6 1/4 acre site, Libby, McNeill and Libby opened the San Joaquin Valley's largest cannery on July 18, 1911, less than four hectic months after the site was...

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Madera

California, Madera County, MaderaOnce a part of Mariposa and Fresno Co, this area was traversed by local Indians, fur traders, explorers and gold seekers. The first settlement in what is now Madera...

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Big Boy

California, Los Angeles County, BurbankThis restaurant was built in 1949 by locals Scott MacDonald and Ward Albert and is the oldest remaining Bob's Family Restaurant in America. It was designed by...

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Site of Camp Pilot Knob

California, Imperial County, FelicityCamp Pilot Knob was a unit of the Desert Training Center, established by General George S. Patton Jr., to prepare American troops for battle during World War II. It...

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Young Divisional Camp

California, Riverside County, ChuckwallaCamp Young, named after Lt. Gen. S.B.M. Young, the 1st Army Chief of Staff, was established at this site in the Spring of 1942. It was one of twelve such camps...

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Camp Young Airstrip

California, Riverside County, Chiriaco SummitThe Camp Young Airstrip was established at this site in March 1942 by order of General George S. Patton. It was used to provide Camp Young with supplies and...

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Phippsburg Veterans and Mariners Memorial

Maine, Sagadahoc County, PhippsburgIn Memory of Those Who Served Revolutionary War April 19, 1775 to September 3, 1783Civil War April 12, 1861 to May 26, 1865Spanish American War April 25, 1898 to...

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The Chiriaco Family

California, Riverside County, Chiriaco SummitJoseph L. Chiriaco came to California from Alabama in 1925. His work as a surveyor for the Los Angeles Bureau of Water and Power and later for the...

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36th Evacuation Hospital (SM)

California, Riverside County, ChuckwallaDuring the opening days of the World War II, more than 18,000 square miles of the Arizona and California desert were designated by the U.S. Army as a military...

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Jim Olson

California, Orange County, IrvineThis windmill is one of 1,200 such water-pumping devices that once served the Irvine Ranch before modern water systems were available. Jim, a long-time employee of...

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Harpoon Cannon

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyThe whaling gun below this plaque came off the ship; “Cody.” Gib Hunter was the Captain of the ship and was the last of the whalers to operate off the West Coast....

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Spenger’s Fish Grotto

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyClam chowder, baked beans and 10¢ beer – these and fish dinners drew crowds to fabled Spenger’s. It all began in the 1860s when Johann Spenger from Bavaria started...

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Delaware Street Historic District

California, Alameda County, Berkeley(Rehabilitated and Partially Reconstructed in 1986. William Coburn, Historic Architectural Consultant) In the 1850s, Gold Rush-era farmers and merchants began...

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McCreary-Greer House

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyThe McCreary-Greer House and neighboring turn-of-the-century houses on this block are survivors of one of the first residential districts developed around the...

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Canal Basin

Pennsylvania, Blair County, HollidaysburgHere at Hollidaysburg the 127-mile Juniata Division of the Pennsylvania Canal met the Allegheny Portage Railroad, which extended 36 miles west over the mountain...

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Daniel Hale Williams

Pennsylvania, Blair County, HollidaysburgHere was boyhood home of the Black physician who pioneered successful heart surgery, 1893. Founded Provident Hospital, Chicago, 1891. Chief surgeon at...

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Blair Homestead

Pennsylvania, Blair County, DuncansvilleErected 1785 by Thomas Blair. Residence of his son, John Blair, for whom Blair County was named in 1846. John Blair was a member of the General Assembly and...

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Central Square

California, Placer County, AuburnCentral Square: After the Central Pacific Railroad built a Train Depot, over a mile away and up the hill from Old Auburn, civic leaders looked for a way to connect the...

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World Wars Memorial

Maine, Knox County, Rockland We, the citizens of this community, enshrine forever the glorious memory of our boys and girls, living and dead who served their country in World Wars I and II Erected Nov....

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