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Lemmon Rock Lookout Tower

Arizona, Pima County, near SummerhavenLemmon Rock Lookout Tower was erected in 1928. It is the oldest lookout still in use on the Forest. This general locale has been used as a fire lookout since the...

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Rainbow Route / Western Fremont County

Colorado, Fremont County, near Cotopaxi[Side A:]Rainbow Route Completion of this road opens up a scenic paradise unequalled in any other state of the Union and unsurpassed by the scenic gems of the...

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Eastlake Park

Arizona, Maricopa County, PhoenixPeace Eastlake Park has served the inhabitants of Phoenix since the late 1880's. Originally known as Patton's Park, it was developed by the Phoenix Railway Company to...

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Original railroad

California, WoodlandIn 1869 the branch line of the California Pacific Railroad (Cal-P) was laid, connecting Davisville to Woodland to Knights Landing to Yuba City. The tracks crossed the alley about...

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Shipbuilding

Maine, Cumberland County, South PortlandShipbuilding has been an important part of South Portland’s economy since colonial times. Small vessels built prior to the Revolutionary War were used for...

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Yolo County Savings Bank

California, Yolo County, WoodlandHistory This sandstone building was constructed in 1903 for the Yolo County Savings Bank, which occupied part of the lower floor. Other establishments in the building...

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Dr. Laura Black Stickney, 1879-1961

Maine, York County, SacoDr. Laura Black Stickney promoted public health, women’s suffrage, and ran for mayor during her 50 years of Saco civic leadership. Born September 8, 1879 in Porter, Maine, Laura...

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War Memorial

Maine, York County, Saco Erected to the memory of the Country’s Defenders 1775 – 1865 With malice toward none, With charity for all, With firmness in the right, As God gives us To see the right...

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The Colonial Church of Augusta

Georgia, Richmond County, Augusta"But as Indian Friendship is sometimes precarious, we have built it opposite one of the Curtains of the Fort." Augusta, April 12, 1750 In June 1737, under orders from...

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Spanish War and Philippine Insurrection Memorial

Maine, York County, Saco This plaque is made from bronze taken from Battleship Maine when salvaged from Havana harbor in 1912 In Memoriam U.S.S. Maine Destroyed in Havana Harbor February 15th 1898 This...

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World War Memorial

Maine, York County, Saco Dedicated to the Glory of God,the Exaltation of Patriotism,and the Promotion of Education, in honor of those from Saco who served in the World War[Died in Service] Amede Dupre...

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Jacob Cochran, 1782-1836

Maine, York County, SacoCochranism was the name given to the religious sect led by Jacob Cochran in the years 1816 to 1819, before this charismatic preacher was convicted and imprisoned for four years...

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Samuel Brannan and the Gold Rush

Maine, York County, SacoSaco native Samuel Brannan became one of the country’s richest men promoting the California gold rush, and one of the most colorful figures in California history, but he wasn’t...

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A Stone Fort

Maine, York County, Biddlefordwas built in 1693 rear of this place near the banks of the Saco River as a refuge from the Indians (Colonial Era • Forts, Castles • Settlements & Settlers) Includes...

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Captain Diego Arias de Quiros

New Mexico, Santa Fe County, Santa FeIn 1697 this property was granted to Captain Diego Arias de Quiros by Spanish royal decree for his part in the reconquest of New Mexico with De Vargas. In 1879...

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Seward Seminary

New York, Monroe County, RochesterRosetta, daughter of Frederick Douglass was denied right to enroll at girl's [sic] private academy by the vote of one parent. (African Americans • Education) Includes...

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Frederick Douglass

New York, Monroe County, RochesterEscaped Slave, Abolitionist, Suffragist, Journalist and Statesman. Founder of the Civil Rights Movement in America (Abolition & Underground RR • African Americans...

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Wading River Farm

Massachusetts, Norfolk County, FoxboroWading River Farm Location of First house in Foxborough 1670 (Colonial Era • Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates,...

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Zollie's Den

Kentucky, Pulaski County, near Nancy"The position ... is a fine basis for operations in front." - Felix K. ZollicofferInset photo on left of Gen. Felix K. ZollicofferIn November 1861 Gen. Felix...

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Fayetteville

West Virginia, Fayette County, FayettevilleIn the attack on Federal forces here, 1863. Milton W. Humphreys, the educator and soldier, gunner of Bryan's Battery, 13th Virginia Light Artillery, C.S.A.,...

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