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Shannon Knox House

California, El Dorado County, GeorgetownOldest residence in Georgetown Built in the late Spring and Summer of 1854 (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Site of Pump House - Peet Brothers/Colgate Palmolive

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyIn the early 20th century, a thriving manufacturing district grew up in southwest Berkeley. This is the site of a former saltwater pump house, located on what was...

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Frances Albrier

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyIt was just automatic for me to stand up and tell a person, “You’re wrong. You’re mistreating me. You’re discriminatory. Why don’t you give me a chance?” Great...

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Dr. Samuel Marshall Orr House

South Carolina, Anderson County, AndersonNational Register South Carolina Department of Archives And History Marshall Orr House of Historic Places (Notable Buildings) Includes location, directions, 13...

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Claremont Public Improvements

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyCity of Berkeley Landmark designated in 1984 Claremont, a 1905 subdivision, was originally part of the 125-acre Edson Adams ranch. Early advertisements for the tract...

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John Muir School

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyCity of Berkeley Landmark designated in 1983 John Muir School was built beside Harwood Creek on land once part of a 19th-century country estate. The half-timbered...

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Claremont Court Gate and Street Markers

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyCity of Berkeley Landmark designated in 2005 These entry gates help define one of Berkeley’s most gracious residential areas, Claremont Court, which was designed to...

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Strand (Elmwood) Theater

California, Alameda County, BerkeleyCity of Berkeley Landmark designated in 1982 Built as the Strand Theater in the Art Nouveau architectural style, this was one of the neighborhood’s first commercial...

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1965

South Carolina, Anderson County, Iva This building and lot donated to the Town of Iva and the Iva Department 10 Fire Department by W. Parker Bowie and his wife Marie T. Bowie in honor of his father...

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Balsar House / I.O.O.F Hall

California, El Dorado County, Georgetown[Three small markers are mounted on the front of the building:] Marker 1: Balsar House A hotel built in 1850 byMadam Balsar Remodeled for an opera house in 1870....

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Civil War Armory and Drill Hall

New Jersey, Bergen County, LeoniaBuilt in 1859 by“Jersey Blues Company”of the English Neighborhood. Troops that trained here became Company 1 of the 22nd New Jersey Infantry Regiment during the Civil...

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Leonia Patent

New Jersey, Bergen County, LeoniaThis section of Leonia was purchased from the Indians by Captain John Berry under a patent dated 1669. Capt. Berry was governor of Nova Caesarea (New Jersey) 1672-3....

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Days Tavern

New Jersey, Bergen County, LeoniaNearby in Revolutionary War days stood a modest hostelry believed to have been the headquarters ofGeneral Nathaniel Greeneduring a portion of the period when he was...

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Cole – Allaire – Boyd House

New Jersey, Bergen County, LeoniaOldest dwelling inLeonia – Circa 1765Home of noted loyalist,Sam Coleprior to and during part ofthe Revolution. (Colonial Era • Notable Buildings • War, US...

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Baker's Station

West Virginia, Marshall County, near ProctorSite of blockhouse built by Captain John Baker in 1784. Rendezvous of scouts along Indian war path from Muskingum Valley into Virginia. Near by are buried...

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Zachary Taylor

West Virginia, Marshall County, near ProctorGeneral Zachary Taylor, on his way to Washington to be inaugurated as the 12th President of the U.S., found his steamer blocked by ice here. He left his boat...

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George Rogers Clark

West Virginia, Marshall County, near ProctorIn 1772, George Rogers Clark explored the Ohio and Great Kanawha rivers He stayed the winter here, planted and harvested a crop, and carried out much...

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Easternmost Point in the U.S.A.

Maine, Washington County, near LubecWest Quoddy Head 44°48"9'N 66°57"1'W Erected by the WQHLKA Inc. Spring 2005 with permission of the Maine Department of Conservation (Notable Places) Includes...

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President's House

South Carolina, Charleston County, CharlestonBuilt as the parsonage of St. Philip's Church and home of Reverend Robert Smith, The College of Charleston's first president (1790~1797). The college's...

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"The Hundreds"

South Carolina, Anderson County, Pendleton[Front]: This area was a hub of African-American life from the late-19th to mid-20th centuries. Anderson County Training School, built ca. 1922 as a Rosenwald...

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