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Santa Isabel Shaft

California, Santa Clara County, San Jose[Side-bar on left:] Mine workers began to sink the Santa Isabel Shaft in 1877 to relieve the burden on the nearby Randol Shaft, which could no longer handle the...

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Penn-Eben Hotel

Pennsylvania, Cambria County, EbensburgThe three-story red brick Penn-Eben Hotel was the finest example of a "salesman" hotel within the Borough of Ebensburg. With the introduction of the automobile...

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Kosciuszko’s Garden Restoration

New York, Orange County, West PointDedicated June 22, 1969by thePolish American Veteransof Massachusetts Inc.This fountain was first builtby Colonel (later Brigadier General)Thaddeus Kosciuszko in 1778...

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Surrender at Saratoga

New York, Orange County, West PointSARATOGA17th October 1777 (War, US Revolutionary) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Last Home of Chief Little Turtle

Indiana, Whitley County, near Columbia City1752.......................1812 Site of British Fort and Last Home ofChief Little Turtle (Me-she-me-noc-quah)1795.......................1812 (Forts, Castles •...

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Indian Campsite

New York, Rockland County, Bear MountainThe finding of knives, net sinkers, arrowpoints, scrapers and chips, indicates that the level ground in front of you was used as a campsite by Indians while on...

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St. Paul Lutheran Church

South Carolina, Newberry County, PomariaFront This church, founded ca. 1761 by the Rev. Joachim Bulow, is one of the earliest Lutheran congregations in what is now Newberry County. A log church built...

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Orangeburg County / Discovering Orangeburg

South Carolina, Orangeburg County, OrangeburgFront Orangeburg County Parish House Built in the 1830s it is thought to be one of the oldest of the plantation summer homes in the area. Acquired by the...

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Veterans Memorial Park

South Carolina, Orangeburg County, OrangeburgVeterans Memorial ParkDedicated to the Veteransof Orangeburg CountyNovember 11, 2009 (Military) Includes location, directions, 28 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Appalachian Trail

New York, Rockland County, Bear MountainThis 2,000 mile hiker’s path from Georgia to Maine goes over the top of Bear Mountain at 1,300 feet, and down to the lowest spot on the entire trail (120 feet)...

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Veterans Memorial Fountain

South Carolina, Orangeburg County, OrangeburgThis fountain erected as a memorial to those who gave their lives in the service of our country in World War II and the Korean Conflict by City of...

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Veterans Monument

South Carolina, Marion County, MarionFront Dedicated to the veterans of Marion County that so nobly served their country in the following wars: World War II December 7, 1941 ~ September 2, 1945; Korean...

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Veterans Memorial Triangle

South Carolina, Marion County, MarionTo Honor Those Who Serve Seal of The United States Army Seal of the United States Navy Seal of the United States Air Force Seal of the United States Marine...

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World War Memorial

South Carolina, Marion County, Marion(Front):“To you from failing hands we throw the torch; be yours to hold it high.” 1917 ~ 1918 Gave their lives: Brown, Fernie E.; Grainger, Ernest M.; Holden,...

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Winfield Scott

District of Columbia, Washington, NorthwestIn Honor of Lieutenant GeneralWinfield Scott Born 13 June 1788 – Died 29 May 1866 General in Chief of the Army 1841 – 1861 Founder of the United States...

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Forrest at Paris Landing

Tennessee, Henry County, near ParisOn October 28, 1864, General Nathan Bedford Forrest, C.S.A., began his famous Johnsonville Raid by placing masked batteries on the banks of the Tennessee River here...

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Henry County Courthouse / Henry County

Tennessee, Henry County, Paris(Front):Henry County Courthouse This Courthouse was designed by Reuben Harrison Hunt of Chattanooga and built by Ed M. Wallen of New Decatur, Alabama, in 1896. It is the...

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Battle of Paris

Tennessee, Henry County, ParisOn this ridge on March 11, 1862, 450 Confederate troops under the command of Major H. Clay King, 1st Kentucky Battalion, Cavalry, and Stack's and McCutchan's unattached...

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Battle of Nashville

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleHere, Stephen D. Lee's Corps, Army of Tennessee, bestrode the highway and railroad. Cheatham's Corps held the right of the line, which ran northeast about 2 miles...

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Battle of Nashville Confederate Line

Tennessee, Davidson County, NashvilleTrenches about 20 ft. N of this point, held by Loring's Division, were the center of the confederate main line before the Battle of Nashville. On Dec. 15, 1864,...

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