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The Cork'n Bottle Building

California, Riverside County, Palm SpringsA rare example of a Depression Era Art Modern style building in Palm Springs. The double and triple bands of horizontal 'streamline' moldings, flat...

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General Telephone Building

California, Riverside County, Palm SpringsThis structure was built c. 1934 by the California Water & Telephone Company as a business office and switching center. It was purchased by General...

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Park Hill Press

Oklahoma, Cherokee County, Park HillEstablished July, 1837, Rev. S.A. Worcester, Supt. Over 25 million pages were printed in Indian languages and in English by 1861. Printers and translators were John...

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Desert Inn

California, Riverside County, Palm SpringsOn this site in 1908, Nellie N. Coffman (1867-1950), husband Harry and two sons, George Roberson and Earl Coffman established a small health resort hotel,...

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Oasis Hotel

California, Riverside County, Palm SpringsThe Oasis Hotel, constructed 1923-25, contained approximately 20 units and included the Tower Building, the only three story hotel building in Palms Springs...

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Riley's Chapel

Oklahoma, Cherokee County, Park HillFirst Annual Indian Mission Conference of the Methodist Church was held in Oklahoma at Riley's Chapel, Oct. 23, 1844, Bishop Thomas A. Morris presiding. Conference...

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Whitewater

California, Riverside County, Palm SpringsSite of Cahuilla Indian Village of Wanapiapa, home of the Wanakik Lineage. Visited by Jose Romero Expedition exploring overland route from Sonora to California...

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Trinity Church

North Carolina, Beaufort County, ChocowinityEpiscopal. Originally Blount’s Chapel. Built ca. 1774 by Rev. Nathaniel Blount. Moved in 1939 from original site nearby. (Churches, Etc.) Includes location,...

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Santa Anita During World War II

California, Los Angeles County, ArcadiaEarly in 1942 the US government designated Santa Anita Park for special usage during the war years. Pursuant to Executive Order 9066 signed by President Franklin...

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Seabiscuit

California, Los Angeles County, ArcadiaWon 1940 Santa Anita Handicap to become world's greatest money winner at that time. Owned byCharles S. Howard 1877-1950 (Notable Places • Sports) Includes...

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Jonathan Trumbull

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordJonathan Trumbull Where You Are Standing From 1768 to 1784 Jonathan Trumbull guides the people of Connecticut to independence as the colony's Royal Governor....

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George Washington

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordGeorge Washington Where You Are Standing On September 20, 1780 Waits General George Washington, Commander-in-Chief of the American Armies During the American...

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William H. Putnam

Connecticut, Hartford County, HartfordIn recognition of the lasting contribution toward a better life for the People of Connecticut – especially for those of greater Hartford by William H. Putnam With...

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South Britain Congregational Church

Connecticut, New Haven County, South BritainSouth Britain Congregational Church Jehu Minor, First Pastor 1761 Twenty nine persons petitioned the General Assembly for four months winter preaching after...

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Lusk Reservoir

New York, Orange County, West PointNamed in honor of Captain James L. Lusk Corps of Engineers who erected it 1894 to 1896. (Man-Made Features) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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W. H. Abrams Well No. 1

Texas, Brazoria County, near West ColumbiaIn 1920, Texas & Pacific Railway official William H. Abrams (1843-1926) of Dallas owned this old plantation land, then considered fit only for pasture. He...

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USMA Crest

New York, Orange County, West PointThe Crest ofthe United StatesMilitary AcademyGiven bythe Class of 1934at its 60th reunion (Military) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The Bernal Adobe Site and Bear Tree

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseThis parcel, known as the Bernal Adobe Site, is part of the Rancho Santa Teresa Historic District of Santa Clara County. Ancestors of Mowekma Ohlone Indians used...

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Propeller of the SS Highflyer

Texas, Galveston County, Texas CityThe SS Highflyer exploded in the Main Slip on 4-17-1947 after being set on fire by the SS Grandchamp which exploded in the North Slip on 4-16-1947. It is dedicated in...

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Goodrich Quarry

California, Santa Clara County, San JoseOn the hillside north of this plaque, only the scars remain to mark the spot where brown stone was quarried for San Jose Hall of Justice, Post Office, St. Mary’s...

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