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Historic New York

New York, Niagara County, near YoungstownThe promontory at the outlet of the Niagara River into Lake Ontario was a strategic point for controlling the route to the interior Great Lakes region. The...

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Chestnut Consolidated School

South Carolina, Horry County, near Little RiverChestnut Consolidated Schools, which was located here 1954-1970, was built under the equalization program of Gov. James F. Byrnes, intended to preserve...

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John Peter Smith

Texas, Tarrant County, Fort WorthA native of Kentucky, John Peter Smith migrated to Fort Worth in 1853. He worked as a teacher, clerk, and surveyor before his appointment as Deputy Surveyor of the...

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Nihonmachi

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose[This marker is composed of four panels, each located at one corner of the intersection of Jackson and North Fifth Streets in San Jose.][Panel 1, south corner]...

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Fort Moore

California, Los Angeles, Los AngelesOn this site stood Fort Moore built by the Morman Battalion during the War with Mexico This memorial honors the troops who helped to win the South West.The Flag of...

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Henry's Hi-Life

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseHenry’s Hi-Life, once known as the Torino Hotel, was opened in 1960 by Henry Puckett (1914-1986). Originally a boarding house for dozens of newly immigrated...

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Shri Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseShivaji founded Pune (circa 1640). He was the first modern warrior who successfully fought the foreign invaders for 40 years and established a Maratha Kingdom...

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Tom & Mary’s Snack Shop & Dr. Watanabe’s Office

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseThe first Japanese American surgeon in San Jose was Dr. Lee Watanabe. His office was above Tom and Mary’s Snack Shop. He was pretty short, but when he was...

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Wing’s Chinese Restaurant

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseDad would teach us things, but we were not interested in the restaurant. We saw how hard he worked. He started working at ten in the morning and wouldn’t stop...

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Tanizawa Grocery

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseWe had everything in our store for the farmers. Dry goods. Work clothes. Japanese zori, tabi, pots and pans and dishes. We opened at seven in the morning and...

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Gran Oriente Filipino Masonic Lodge

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseThis is a picture of second generation Filipinos. Pacita Todtod who was also known as “Pacing” was famous for being a singer appearing at the beginning of the...

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Jackson Drugs

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseI have been at this corner most of my life being born in the midwife house across the street. Nothing has changed in the neighborhood, except the people. I’ve...

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Bryan Grimes

North Carolina, Pitt County, near GrimeslandMajor General, Confederate Army. His service spanned the Peninsula Campaign to Appomattox. Family plantation called “Grimesland,” was here. (War, US Civil)...

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Dobashi Market

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose“... you come upon the boiled eel, the quail’s eggs, the dried seaweed, and the squid like root called gobo, as well as the crinkly cabbage Japanese call napa...

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The Smith Flat House

California, El Dorado County, near PlacervilleA hotel originally built in 1853 with substantial additions including a blacksmith shop in 1863. In the cellar is the famous opening to the Blue Lead Mine....

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Our Lady of Mercy Chapel

New Jersey, Morris County, WhippanyCarpenter Gothic structure was mission parish of Madison and Morristown until 1883. Oldest standing Roman Catholic chapel in Morris County. Home parish of Father...

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Great Wagon Road

North Carolina, Forsyth County, BethaniaFrontier road from Pennsylvania to Georgia in 18th century. A major avenue for settlers of the N.C. backcountry. Passed near here. (Colonial Era • Man-Made...

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Upper Saura Town

North Carolina, Stokes County, Walnut CoveA village of the Saura Indians, abandoned by that tribe in the early 18th century, was on Dan River, two mi. S. (Colonial Era • Native Americans) Includes...

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Bethania Freedman's Community

North Carolina, Forsyth County, BethaniaThe community established along this road in the Bethania Town Lot was built by African-American men and women who began acquiring land here following the Civil...

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David Williams Memorial

New York, Schoharie County, SchoharieFacing Fort Road (Southeast Side): Here rests the remains ofDavid Williams, One of the Captors of Major Andre. Died in Schoharie County August 2nd, 1831 Aged 76...

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