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Confederate Soldier Memorial

Florida, Alachua County, Gainesville(North face) In Memory Of The Confederate Dead 1861 1865(East face) "They Fell For Us and For Them Should Fall The Tears Of A Nation's Grief."(West face) They...

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Volunteers in the Spanish-American War

West Virginia, Marshall County, MoundsvilleErected by The County Court of Marshall County West Virginia to commemorate its volunteers in the Spanish-American WarThey served that others might be free...

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Alachula County Courthouse

Florida, Alachua County, GainesvilleThe Alachua County Commission, by authority of the Florida Legislature, selected this site for a courthouse in 1854, moving the county seat from Newnansville. The...

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Officers Quarters 2-3 and 4

Texas, Kinney County, near BrackettvilleThese two buildings date from 1854-55, soon after the U.S. Army established Fort Clark. The antebellum fort then included officers quarters and barracks for...

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The Pineries are Gone

Minnesota, Washington County, Marine on St. CroixA Great Pine Forest The St. Croix River valley's sandy loam soil is ideal for growing pine. In the 19th century its forests were filled with white...

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Fort Clark Post Theater

Texas, Kinney County, near BrackettvilleConstructed in 1932, this building replaced an earlier Fort Clark Post Hall that served as a church, courtroom, theater, and recreational center. A utilitarian...

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Army Service Club

Texas, Kinney County, near BrackettvilleOccupying the site of Fort Clark’s first guardhouse, this 1938 structure served as a morale and welfare facility until 1944, when the U.S. Army closed the fort....

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Palisado Building Kitchen / Mess Room

Texas, Kinney County, near BrackettvilleThis structure was built by the U.S. Army in 1869-70 and is an example of vertical post or jacal construction, used due to the absence of trees tall enough for...

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The History of Victor B. Jenkins Jr. Memorial Boys Club

Georgia, Chatham County, Thunderbolt  In a modest garage apartment building at the corner of Jefferson and 35th Street, the Jefferson Athletic Club For Boys was founded in 1933. The nation was in the...

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The Lettunich Building

California, Santa Cruz County, WatsonvilleOnce hailed as the most elegant hotel south of San Francisco, the Mansion House in Watsonville, built in 1871, was considered past its prime in 1910. Owners...

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The History of Sunset Park

Nevada, Douglas County, MindenThe members of the Minden Town Board selected this site, on the Minden-Gardnerville boundary and adjacent to the telephone company offices, as a particularly appropriate...

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Mount Pleasant United Methodist Church

Florida, Alachua County, GainesvilleMount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal Church was founded on July 16, 1867, with the Reverend Isaac Davis serving as the first pastor. The Board of Trustees of the...

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Early Settlement

Maine, Cumberland County, South PortlandThe largest 17th century settlement in Cape Elizabeth - which included South Portland and Cape Elizabeth prior to 1895 - was established in 1658 near Spring...

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Saranac

Michigan, Ionia County, SaranacIn 1836, when Saranac was settled, the upper Grand River Valley was a promising but undeveloped area. The soil was fertile; Lake Creek provided water power; and the river...

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The Roadside Table

Michigan, Ionia County, near SaranacHere on old U.S. 16 in Boston Township, Ionia County, the first picnic table along a highway right-of-way was placed in 1929 through the initiative of Allan...

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Grand River Dam

Oklahoma, Craig County, near Vinita14 miles S-E, is Langley the site of the Grand River Dam Lake, covering 45,000 acres, with a shore line of 1100 miles, costing more than $20,000,000.00. The largest...

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Worcester Academy

Oklahoma, Craig County, VinitaEstablished at Vinita Cherokee Nation, Indian Territory by the Rev. J. W. Scroggs, D.D. Dedicated Jan. 14, 1883 Named in honor of the Rev. Samuel A. Worcester, D.D....

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Blacksmith Home

Oklahoma, Osage County, PawhuskaBuilt in 1871, this 5-room house with native timbers and 18" thick sandstone walls was the first to be built in Pawhuska. When the Osages were moved from Kansas, Sid...

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St. Louis School

Oklahoma, Osage County, PawhuskaOne-half mi SW. Est. 1887 by St. Katharine Drexel and Bureau of Catholic Indian Missions, Washington, D.C. Original frame structure located near Main and Palmer burned...

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Dr. Lilburn Howard Colley

Texas, Tarrant County, ColleyvilleA veteran of the Union Army during the Civil War, Dr. L. H. Colley (1843-1924) and his wife, Martha Sabrina (Fowks) (1860-1914), migrated from Missouri to Texas in...

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