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Coon Point

Kansas, Douglas County, near Kanwaka A Camping Ground Lecompton Territorial Capital of Kansas 1855-1861 Three miles north (Environment • Exploration • Roads & Vehicles • Settlements & Settlers)...

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Gold Mine Road

Arizona, Mohave County, near Oatman In 1900 Jose Jerez discovered gold here in a chunk of quartz. It was assayed out 40 ounces to the ton! The claim was resold for $275,000.00. By 1907 the mine milled...

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John Charles Fremont

California, San Bernardino County, BarstowCalled “Pathfinder”, he was known as the west’s greatest adventurer, noted for bravery and his meticulously recorded notes on vegetation and geography. On his...

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Kit Carson

California, San Bernardino County, BarstowAt 19, he was hired for an expedition to California. They traveled south of the Grand Canyon, crossed the Colorado, then followed the dry bed of the Mojave...

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General Steven Watts Kearny

California, San Bernardino County, BarstowHe was “the Father of the US Calvary” and President Polk named him “Commander of the Army of the West”. In 1848 he went from Santa Fe, NM on to CA with 100 men...

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The Mormon Trail

California, San Bernardino County, BarstowThe Southern Route of the Mormon Trail followed paths explored by Father Garces and Jedediah Smith. In 1848, Mormon Battalion Captain Jefferson Hunt trailed...

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U.S.S. Constitution Lower Foreyard

Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka This flagstaff was the lower foreyard of theU.S.S. Constitution "Old Ironsides" Launched at Boston October 21-1797 Presented toTopeka High School by The United States...

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Tumco

California, Imperial County, WinterhavenPete Walters of Ogilby discovered the first gold vien at Gold Rock on January 6, 1884. From his little Mary claim began a gold camp which reached its peak...

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Mission San Fernando, Rey de España

California, Los Angeles County, Mission Hills1. Historical Museum The museum exhibits a pictorial history of the mission, pottery, santos, trade and commerce items, together with an extensive...

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Picacho Mines

California, Imperial County, WinterhavenOpened by placer miners after 1852, the gold mines expanded into hard rock quarrying by 1872. Picacho employed 700 miners at its peak from 1895 to 1900. Mill...

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Calvary Episcopal Church

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonThis church, located on Beaufain Street for 91 years, was organized in 1847 to give free blacks and slaves in antebellum Charleston a separate Episcopal...

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Topeka High School World War Memorial

Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka Former students who gave their lives in the World War 1917 - 1918 Victor Blakely • Robert Melton William Bolinger • Harold Olson Crosby Deacon • Lyman Rice Kenneth...

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Gem Building

Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior November 1, 2006 and on theRegister of Historic Kansas Places...

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Home of Charles Curtis

Kansas, Shawnee County, Topeka Home of Charles Curtis Vice President United States 1928-1932 The Charles Curtis House - 1878 (Man-Made Features • Native Americans • Patriots & Patriotism •...

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Site of the First State Capitol

Kansas, Shawnee County, TopekaThe first major office building in Topeka was erected on this corner in 1857-1858. It was known as the Ritchie Block and in the structure in 1861 the Executive Offices and...

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General Tadeusz Kosciuszko

Pennsylvania, Philadelphia County, PhiladelphiaGeneral Tadeusz Kościuszko Hero of Poland and The United States of America From the people of Poland to the people of the United States of America...

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31 Harrison Street

New York, New York County, ManhattanThis Federal period house stands on land which was originally a part of the well-known farm of Annetje Jans, granted to her by Director General Van Twiller in 1636....

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House of Leonard Lispenard

New York, New York County, ManhattanOpposite this tablet in Hudson Street stood the house of Leonard Lispenard In which General George Washington was entertained June 25, 1775 while en route from...

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DuBose Heyward House

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonHas Been Designated aRegistered National Historic Landmark Under the Provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This Site Possesses Exceptional...

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War Eagle Mill

Arkansas, Benton County, RogersIn 1832, Sylvanus Blackburn left Tennessee with a wagon and four oxen, and came to the War Eagle River valley in Arkansas. He spent the winter building a log home and...

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