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Goodhue County Veterans Memorial

Minnesota, Goodhue County, Red WingDedicated to those who gave their lives in service to their country. [outline of Goodhue County] Goodhue County Veterans Memorial · May 21, 1988 (Military) Includes...

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Spencerville Covered Bridge

Indiana, DeKalb County, SpencervilleBuilt 1873, by John A. McKay, spanning Saint Joseph River; a Smith Truss, Variant Four, by Smith Bridge Company, Toledo, Ohio; has remained in use with regular...

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"Grand Village des Canzes"

Kansas, Atchison County, near AtchisonIndependence Creek was noted as the main settlement of the Kanza Tribe as far back as 1673. By the time French explorer Etienne Veniard de Bourgmont arrived in...

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"this day being...the 4th of July"

Kansas, Atchison County, near AtchisonThe U.S. Army expedition led by Captains Meriwether Lewis and William Clark camped in this vicinity on July 4, 1804. In honor of the nation's 28th birthday,...

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Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah)

Ohio, Defiance County, Defiance[Text on the south side of the Marker]:Little Turtle (Me-she-kin-o-quah) 1752 - 1812 Little Turtle, a war chief of the Miami People, was born near present-day Fort Wayne,...

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Samuel T. Carpenter

Kansas, Doniphan County, DoniphanA member of Co. K Vet. Reserve Corps of Escort to Remains of Pres. A. Lincoln April 1865 (Cemeteries & Burial Sites • Patriots & Patriotism • Railroads &...

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Defiance, Ohio

Ohio, Defiance County, DefianceSite Of French Mission 1650 Jesuit Mission 1670 Moravian Christian Indians 1781 Great Indian Cornfields 1794 Cabin and Home of Delaware Chief Whingy-Pooshies and Boy...

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Tabernacle

Tennessee, Haywood County, near Brownsville1.8 miles. This community was settled in 1826 by the Rev. Howell Taylor and his five sons. Haywood County's first schoolhouse was here; it also served as a...

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Old Red Schoolhouse

Texas, Trinity County, TrinityTrinity's first schoolhouse was a one-room log structure built in 1872 near Cedar Grove Cemetery. A two-story frame schoolhouse that stood on this site from 1897 to 1911...

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Gen. Jacob Jennings Brown

Tennessee, Haywood County, BrownsvilleBorn May 9, 1775, Bucks County, PA. Appointed Brig. Gen. U.S. Army July 19, 1813. Distinguished himself in War of 1812 at Ogdensburg, Sackett's Harbor, Was...

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Army National Guard

Tennessee, Haywood County, BrownsvilleThe Army National Guard predates the founding of our nation by almost one hundred fifty years. It is the oldest component of our armed forces. Today's National...

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Buda

Texas, Hays County, BudaOriginally known as Du Pre, Buda was founded along a line of the International and Great Northern Railroad. Cornelia A. Trimble gave land for the townsite in 1881. The name...

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Cherryville

Tennessee, Crockett County, Bells3½ miles west, this town, first called Harris' Bluff, later Harrisburg, was the first to be incorporated (Oct. 18, 1821) in west Tennessee. In 1833, the electors for...

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Brownsville

Tennessee, Haywood County, BrownsvilleCol. Richard Nixon, veteran of the New Orleans campaign, War of 1812 , settled four miles east of here in 1821. First county court met in his house. Brownsville...

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Prairie du Chien Veterans Memorial

Wisconsin, Crawford County, Prairie du Chien Prairie du Chien Veterans Memorial[emblems of the military service branches] (Military) Includes location, directions, 23 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The Historic Cooper Amphitheater

California, Placer County, AuburnKiosk Side A: Creating Jobs and Building Community It started as an ”unsightly maze and tangle of briars, brush and junk”… It became ”one of the finest open air...

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A Neighborhood Reborn

District of Columbia, Washington, NorthwestThe Logan Circle Historic District has a rich history of change. A fashionable, exclusive neighborhood had evolved by the 1870s – home to members of Congress,...

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Dunbar

Tennessee, Haywood County, BrownsvilleDunbar, the first permanent school for persons of African descent in Brownsville, was built in the late 1860s with money raised by the black community. John...

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Monolith

California, Kern County, Tehachapi1906-1914: City of Los Angeles builds and operates plant to make cement for Los Angeles Aqueduct and also constructs town named Aqueduct to house workers and...

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People of the Mountains

California, Kern County, TehachapiIn this village scene from before contact with the white man, women weave baskets and grind foodstuffs in bedrock mortars. Children play games, as the men make tools...

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