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Fages-Zalvidea Trails

California, Kern County, near MettlerIn 1772, Don Pedro Fages, first recorded non-Indian to visit the southern San Joaquin Valley, crossed this spot on his way from San Diego to San Luis Obispo. Near...

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Utica Area

New York, Oneida County, near WestmorelandHistoric New YorkUtica Area Situated on the important Mohawk Valley route between the Hudson River and the Great Lakes, Utica has long been a travel...

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Blackford County W.W. I Honor Roll

Indiana, Blackford County, Hartford City[[ Front of Base ]] “Lest We Forget” Those from Blackford County who answered their Country’s call in the World War, Apr. 6th 1917 to Nov. 11th 1918.“Our Boys”...

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Grave of Sir William Johnson

New York, Fulton County, JohnstownGrave of Sir William Johnson Baronet 1715 - MASON - 1774 His Indian name Warraghiyagey "he who does much business" Founder of Johnstown St. John's Episcopal Church St....

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New Hope AME Zion Church

North Carolina, Forsyth County, LewisvilleNew Hope Church is the oldest continuing African Methodist Episcopal Zion Church within the Township of Lewisville. This church is among the oldest AME Zion...

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In Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates

Illinois, Madison County, EdwardsvilleIn Memory of Dr. Thomas R. Yates March 3, 1948 November 20, 1994 Founding member of City Park Gardeners Edwardsville Illinois One who believed that in books and in...

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Historic Falls Portage

New York, Niagara County, Niagara FallsPortage Road, constructed on an old Indian trail, was used to transport goods around the falls from the Lewiston Landing to Fort Schlosser on the upper river. It...

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Ninian Edwards

Illinois, Madison County, Edwardsville 1775-1833 Territorial Governor 1809-1818 U.S. Senator from Illinois 1818-1824 Elected Third Governor of Illinois 1826-1831 City of Edwardsville was named in his...

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General Nicolas Herrhheimer

New York, Herkimer County, HerkimerStatue of General Nicolas Herrhheimer Gift of Hon. Warner Miller Placed on the boulder and presented to The Village of Herkimer by General Nicholas Herkimer...

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Cleaon Etzkorn Bandstand

Illinois, Madison County, Edwardsville Dedicated on June 3, 1982 In recognition of 50 years of outstanding service to the Edwardsville Municipal Band during which he served 25 years as its director...

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North Creek Turntable

New York, Warren County, North CreekMost steam locomotives are designed to operate in the forward direction, although they can operate in reverse at slow speed. Diesel locomotives can operated equally...

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Dead River Cemetery

Georgia, Montgomery County, near UvaldaOn a hilltop nearby stands the old Dead River Cemetery named for the river which was at one time part of the Oconee. Dead River Church once stood there but was...

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Gettysburg Campaign

Pennsylvania, Bedford County, EverettEntrenchments still visible by the roadsides were prepared in June, 1863, by militia under Col. J.C. Higgins against threatened Confederate attack toward the...

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James Buchanan Home

Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, Lancasterhas been designated aRegistered NationalHistoric LandmarkUnder the provisions of theHistoric Sites Act of August 21, 1935this site possesses exceptional valuein...

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James Buchanan

Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, LancasterPresidentof theUnited States1857 – 1861Given in memory byDulon F. Buchmiller (Notable Persons) Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Pershing Rifles

Nebraska, Lancaster County, LincolnGeneral John J. Pershing, commander of the American Expeditionary Forces to Europe in World War I, was Professor of Military Science at the University of...

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Mueller Tower at University of Nebraska-Lincoln

Nebraska, Lancaster County, Lincoln This bell tower was given to the university byRalph Mueller Class of 1898, in grateful appreciation of the free education given him by the State of Nebraska...

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Mammuthus Columbi

Nebraska, Lancaster County, LincolnMammoths roamed Nebraska's grasslands for more than one million years before mysteriously disappearing between 11,000 and 10,000 years ago. These extinct relatives of...

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700 South Peters

Louisiana, Orleans Parish, New OrleansBuilt in 1910-11 for the Orleans Manufacturing Company. This historic structure is architecturally significant to the Historic Warehouse District, listed in the...

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Portage Road

New York, Niagara County, Niagara FallsAn Indian Trail used before white men settled in America. Highway for French fur trade. Later improved by British as Military Road. (Colonial Era • Industry &...

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