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Powers Bank

Kansas, Ellsworth County, EllsworthDavid W. Powers began freighting on the Smoky Hill Trail in the early 1860's. His bull trains were outfitted at Leavenworth destined for Denver, Colorado and going as...

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Rutherford World War I Monument

New Jersey, Bergen County, RutherfordTo Rutherford’s glorious dead in the World WarAugust 1, 1914November 11, 1918United Statesdeclared warApril 6, 1917Monument erectedMay 1920Herbert Alexander Barrows...

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Hodgden House

Kansas, Ellsworth County, EllsworthFires plagued the businesses on South Main Street throughout the early years. The last of three devastating fires occurred in November 1875 destroying this entire...

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The 747

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansConstructed in 1867 as the Old Iron Works and Machine Shop. In 1886 a new factory was built for the Consumer's Ice Company, incorporating the earlier walls of the...

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John Rutherfurd

New Jersey, Bergen County, Rutherford1760           1961In honor ofJohn Rutherfurd1760 – 1840U.S. Senator from N.J.1791 – 1798American patriot and statesmanfor whom this borough was named.Part of his...

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Rutherford World War II Memorial

New Jersey, Bergen County, RutherfordTo honorthe men and women ofRutherfordwho served inWorld War II- and -to rememberthe seventy-eight menwho gave their lives---------- * ----------Dedicated by...

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Upper Landing Place

New York, Oneida County, RomeHead of navigation on the Mohawk in former days. Here for untold ages pre-Indian drew forth his canoe and transported it to Wood Creek. Here, also, for many decades, in...

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Northampton

New York, Monroe County, ScottsvilleFirst town west of Genesee River organized here 1797 Ebenezer Allan Home 1786 Peter Shaeffer Farm 1789 Terminus Pioneer R.R. 1838 (Railroads & Streetcars •...

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The Main British Camp

New York, Oneida County, RomeDuring the siege ofFort Stanwix Aug. 1777 The Main British Camp was between this point and the bluff to the south (Forts, Castles • War, US Revolutionary) Includes...

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British Trenches

New York, Oneida County, RomeDuring the Siege — of —Fort Stanwix Aug. 2-22, 1777 ——— • ——— The British dug their zigzag trenches or approaches, directed against the northwest bastion, across the site...

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School Number One

New Jersey, Essex County, Belleville “The Academy”Belleville’s First Public SchoolEstablished 1853Belleville Historical Society (Education) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Revolutionary War Soldiers Monument

New Jersey, Essex County, BellevilleJohn Bayley • Henry Brown • Isaac Brown • John Brown • Henry Cadmus • Issac Cadmus • John H. Cadmus • John P. Cadmus • Peter Cadmus • Lt. Col. Thomas Cadmus • James...

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Rome

New York, Oneida County, RomeRome March 4th 1796 Village incorporated 1819 City incorporated Feb. 23, 1870 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Rome Court House

New York, Oneida County, RomeRome Court House Rebuilt 1849, Greek Revival Style, public square given by Dominick Lynch, replaced one built 1807 as system of half-shire towns began wings and dome added...

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Gettysburg Address

New Jersey, Bergen County, RutherfordFour score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are...

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Lexington Reservoir

California, Santa Cruz County, near Los GatosWatershed: Guadalupe RiverCapacity: 6.5 billion gallonsDepth: 130 feetLength: 2.5 milesBuilt: 1952Lexington Reservoir, named for the historic 1850's town...

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Lexington Reservoir County Park

California, Santa Clara County, near Los GatosIn 1952, Santa Cruz Mountain rainwater flowing from the surrounding creeks filled the new reservoir and slowly covered what was left of the once prosperous...

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Gettysburg Address

New Jersey, Salem County, PennsvilleAddress by President Lincolnat the dedication ofthe Gettysburg National CemeteryNovember 19, 1863.      Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on...

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The Miller Estate

California, Santa Clara County, near GilroyHenry Miller, “The Cattle King” With only $6 in his pocket, German immigrant Henry Miller (birth name Heinrich Alfred Kreiser) stepped off the boat in San...

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Gettysburg Address

New York, Orange County, Newburgh Four score and seven years ago our fathers brought forth on this continent, a new nation, conceived in Liberty, and dedicated to the proposition that all men are...

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