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Cane’s Mills

New Jersey, Union County, CranfordDuring the bitter winter of1779 – 1780troops of General Washington’s Armywere cantoned atCrane’s Millhere, General William Irvineestablished headquarters ofthe Forward...

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Kenilworth Veterans Memorial

New Jersey, Union County, KenilworthDedicated tothe men and women ofthe community of Kenilworthwho devotedly servedtheir country. (Patriots & Patriotism) Includes location, directions, 3 photos,...

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Kenilworth 9/11 Memorial

New Jersey, Union County, KenilworthOn September 11,2001terrorists attacked and destroyed the World Trade Center in New York City.The Borough of Kenilworthshared in this tragedy.This monument is...

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Coronado and Quivira

Kansas, Rice County, near LyonsEighty years before the Pilgrims landed at Plymouth Rock, Spanish explorers visited Kansas. Francisco Vasquez de Coronado, seeking gold in New Mexico, was told of Quivira...

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Cow Creek Station

Kansas, Rice County, near LyonsOne mile south is the hand-dug wel that served the U.S. Cavalry and Santa Fe Trail travelers in the 1860s. For five days in July, 1864, 600 Indians besieged a trading...

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Fray Juan de Padilla

Kansas, Rice County, near LyonsThis Cross is erected to the memory of Father Padilla, Franciscan Missionary, who stood with Coronado at the erection of the first Christian Cross on these prairies....

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12th Mo Infnt'y

Tennessee, Hamilton County, Chattanooga12th Mo Infnt'yU.S.A. Near this point Night of Nov. 25, 1863 (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 5 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Will You Come to the Bower, Battle of San Jacinto

Texas, Harris County, La Porte To the tune of “Will You Come to the Bower,” the Texans advanced; “Remember the Alamo! Remember Goliad!” was their cry. With cannons and gunshot, clubs and Bowie knives...

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Major John Richardson

Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara, QueenstonThis pioneer historian, author and soldier was born in Queenston. His family moved to Amherstburg about 1802, and at the outbreak of the War of...

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Technological Revolution

Minnesota, Washington County, Marine on St. Croix"... a lonely and forgotten reminder of the hopes of men and of the lusty lumber industry which did much to build an expanding America."James Taylor...

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Lyndhurst War Memorial

New Jersey, Bergen County, LyndhurstWorld War IIThese gave allAbate, George • Ackerson, Joseph R. • Ahrens, Howard J. • Alex, Victor J. • Alonzo, John J. • Astrella, Michael • Astrella, Philip J. •...

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Chelsea / Chelsea Depot

Michigan, Washtenaw County, Chelsea(side 1)Chelsea In the 1830s the Congdon brothers, Elisha and James, settled the land where Chelsea is located. In 1848 they offered the Michigan Central Railroad a...

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The Welfare Building

Michigan, Washtenaw County, ChelseaThe Welfare Building was constructed in 1906 as a recreation facility for the workers of the Glazier Stove Company. It featured a swimming pool, a billiard hall, a...

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Canal Street

New York, Monroe County, ScottsvilleRoad to Genesee Valley Canal landing and the warehouses of I. Carpenter and Philip Carbutt Canal used 1840 to 1878 (Industry & Commerce • Roads & Vehicles)...

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Operations Desert Storm and Iraqi Freedom

New Jersey, Bergen County, LyndhurstFrank Jiosi, Sr.,   USMC • Robert Sammarone,   USMC • Robert Bozik,   USMC • Scott Devlin,   • Michael Brown,   USA • Michael Tooey,   USN • Carmine Giangeruso,...

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Fort Erie, Pro Patria Mori Cairn

Ontario, The Regional Municipality of Niagara, Fort Erie[Text on the base of the Cairn]; Here are buried 150 British Officers and Men Who fell in the attack on Fort Erie On the 26th day of August,...

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Feeder Gates

New York, Monroe County, ScottsvilleLock, dam and toll house of Genesee Valley Canal located approximately one hundred feet east Operated 1840 to 1878 (Industry & Commerce • Waterways &...

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Drovers Cottage

Kansas, Ellsworth County, EllsworthThe Drovers Cottage was originally built in Abilene by Joseph McCoy. Jim and Louisa Gore ran a friendly house and the Texans felt very much at home among their fellow...

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Historic Lower Landing Place

New York, Oneida County, near RomeFor generations, in seasons of low water, the bateaux of traders and of the armies were here removed from the Mohawk (as the river then flowed) and conveyed across the...

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Mueller's Boot Shop

Kansas, Ellsworth County, EllsworthCowboys could get the latest in hand-made boots at the sign of the big red boot! John Mueller, (standing in front of the doorway next to the seated children) opened...

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