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The Corps

New York, Orange County, West PointThe Corps!   The Corps!   The Corps!The Corps bareheaded salute it, with eyes up thanking our God – that we of the Corps are treading where they of the Corps have...

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Fort O. K. Cannon

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand IslandThis Cannon left at Fort O. K. August 22, 1865 by Major J. R. Curtis for protection of the settlement against attack by hostile Indians. Presented to Hall County,...

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Civil War and Spanish-American War Memorial

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand Island In memory of the defenders of our country 1861-1865 — 1898-1900 Committee of Lyon Post No. 11 Nebr. G.A.R. G. C. Humphrey C. B. Norris G. F. Ryan (Patriots &...

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Federal Building

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand IslandOriginally designed as a U.S. Post Office and Court House, the Grand Island Federal Building opened on November 26, 1910. It was designed by James Knox Taylor and...

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The Yancey

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand IslandThis building has been placed on the National Register of Historic Places of the United States Department of the Interior. Orginally constructed to be part of the...

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Grand Island Public School Bell

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand Island Grand Island Public School. Erected 1878. I proclaim unceasing warfare against ignorance, fanatacism and intolerance. School Board, 1879 O A Abbott, Moderator W H...

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Old Dodge School

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand IslandOld Dodge School served as one of two branch camps in Hall County housing German prisoners of war. On July 9, 1944, Leo B. Stuhr, president of the county Non-Stock...

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Martin Building

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand IslandThe Martin building was designed for J.D. Martin by local architect, Oscar Kirschke. The building was completed in 1914 for approximately $55,000. One of the first...

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Amiel Whipple W.R.C. Civil War Memorial

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand Island In memory of the Heroes of 1861-65 who lie in unknown graves on Southern battle fields. Sleep on brave boys though your graves are unmarked You are not forgotten...

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La Grande Isle

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand IslandGrand Island, in the Platte River, has given its name to the city of Grand Island. The island was formed by a narrow channel branching off the Platte River...

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The Borough Houses

South Carolina, Charleston County, Charleston35 Calhoun Street was built in 1852 and occupied by Irish immigrants. It was purchased by Willis Johnson, Sr. in 1939. His sons, Frank and Henry built 35½...

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Augusta Veterans Memorial

Wisconsin, Eau Claire County, AugustaThis memorial is dedicated to all Augusta service men and women who have served in peacetime and in war. Especially honored are those listed on these stones, who...

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Horse Head Crossing on the Pecos River

Texas, Pecos County, GirvinHere crossed the undated Comanche Trail from Llano Estacado to Mexico. In 1850 John R. Bartlett while surveying the Mexican boundary found the crossing marked by skulls of...

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Oldest Remaining School House

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand Island This building is the authorized public school house built in District No1 Hall County Nebr. Authorized & constructed in 1869 - 1870 Restored in 1982 by the...

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Original Home of the Stolley Family

Nebraska, Hall County, Grand Island Wilhelm Stolley April 6, 1831 - May 17, 1911 Wilhelmine F. Hagge Stolley April 21, 1837 - Jan. 31, 1923 Born in Schleswig Holstein, Germany Friederich, March 26,...

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Sinclair Tank Wagon, 1917

Nebraska, Hall County, near Grand IslandThis horse drawn tank wagon was used by Sinclair Oil beginning in 1917. The tank had an amazing 300 gallons of fuel or gasoline that was delivered to farmers and...

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3rd Mo Infnt'y

Tennessee, Hamilton County, Chattanooga3rd Mo Infnt'yU.S.A. Near this point Night of Nov. 25, 1863 (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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The Great Platte River Road

Nebraska, Buffalo County, KearneyThe trail which followed the south side of the Platte River was the main route to Oregon and California. Fur traders going to the Rocky Mountains took the first wagons...

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Jackie Cochran

California, Kern County, EdwardsDuring her extraordinary 40-year flying career, aviation pioneer Jacqueline "Jackie" Cochran established more speed, altitude and distance records than any other pilot,...

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Bell XP-59A Jet Aircraft

California, Kern County, EdwardsOn Oct. 2, 1942, a Bell XP-59A Aircraft powered by Twin General Electric Type 1-A Engines introduced Jet Flight to America. This new age began here at Edwards Air Force...

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