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Wheatland

Pennsylvania, Lancaster County, LancasterHome of PresidentJames Buchanan (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 8 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Liberty Hall

Kansas, Douglas County, Lawrence The Herald of Freedom, Abolitionist Newspaper published on this site 1855-56 Site of Liberty Hall, Lawrence's first opera house 1870-1911 The Bowersock Opera House...

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Boquillas Canyon

Texas, Brewster County, Big Bend National ParkThe massive cliffs of the Sierra del Carmen appear unyielding, yet the Rio Grande has carved a gorge 1,500 feet deep directly through the escarpment....

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The Franklin County Courthouse

Kansas, Franklin County, Ottawaconstructed in 1893, was designed by Geo. P. Washburn (Ottawa) one of the state's most prominent early architects. He designed fifteen courthouses in three states. This...

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Aiken Hospital / Aiken County Hospital

South Carolina, Aiken County, AikenAiken Hospital The first public hospital in Aiken, at the corner of Richland Ave. and Vaucluse Rd., was built in 1917 for the Aiken Hospital and Relief Society, with...

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Lewis and Clark in Illinois

Illinois, Randolph County, ChesterOn November 27, 1803, Meriwether Lewis, William Clark and their party camped on Horse Island, just opposite this place at the confluence of the Kaskaskia and...

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Braddock's Military Road 1755 Salt Lick Camp

Pennsylvania, Westmoreland County, near HempfieldThis tablet marks the site of General Edward Braddock's sixteenth encampment named "Salt Lick Camp." Here Braddock's army camped July 3, 1755, after...

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Oliver Evans (1755-1819)

Delaware, New Castle County, NewportBorn in Newport, Delaware, September 13, 1755, son of Charles and Ann Stalcop Evans. Invented automatic machinery for flour mills; first high-pressure steam engine...

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40 Wall Street

New York, New York County, New YorkBuilt in 1929-30 as the Manhattan Company Building, this pictureseque 927 foot tall skyscraper was planned as the world's tallest building. Crowned by a pyramidal...

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Sergeant Colyer Square

New York, Queens County, South Ozone ParkDedicated to the memory of Wilbur E Colyer Sergeant Co. A 1st Engineers 1st Division USA Killed in action October 10, 1918 Hill 269 Verdun France Awarded the...

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The Flood of August 19, 1955

Connecticut, Litchfield County, Torrington"So numerous were the many acts of heroism, rescue of the sick and invalid, neighbors' concern for neighbors, that it would be impossible to chronicle them...

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Ferguson Point

British Columbia, Greater Vancouver Regional District, Vancouver This area was the site of a coast defence fort manned during WW II 1939-1945 by The Royal Canadian Artillery Batteries 31st Heavy 58th...

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Bank of New York and & Trust Company Building

New York, New York County, New YorkThis dignified Neo-Georgian skyscraper was constructed in 1927-29 to the designs of prominent architect Benjamin Wister Morris for the Bank of New York & Trust...

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Prairie Des Mascoutins / Damascus

Ohio, Henry County , near McClureFront Text : "Prairie Des Mascoutins" In 1742, a tribe of Kickapoo requested permission from Montreal's Governor to move to a Mascoutin village on both sides of the...

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Arthur C. "Dutch" Lonborg

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceThree Sport Letterman, All American 1919 Coach at Northwestern University 23 years Helped organize first NCAA Basketball Tournament University of Kansas Athletic...

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Napa's China Town / Shuck Chan

California, Napa County, NapaLower Marker: Napa's China Town Napa’s China Town was situated on both sides of First Street from this point west to Napa Creek. It occupied the area south of First to the...

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Larry Brown

Kansas, Douglas County, LawrenceUniversity of Kansas Basketball Coach 1984-1988. Every team during his tenure advanced to the NCAA Tournament, twice to the Final Four His 1988 team won the National...

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Los Angeles Union Passenger Terminal

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesConstructed by the Southern Pacific, Santa Fe and Union Pacific Railroads, opened on May 7, 1939. It was considered to be the most impressive railroad station...

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The Indians of Southern California

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesThis plaque and garden are dedicated to the memory of the first peoples who lived in what is now the County of Los Angeles. Some of the earliest Indians were...

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In Honor

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesHomage to Our Mexican-American Heroes Veterans of America's Wars. Covered with glory, their ideals of service provide power to America, for peace and for...

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