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A Thoroughfare Town

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceThis intersection was the earliest center of colonial Providence. A grist mill stood just north, at the falls of Moshassuck River, and a tannery and taverns...

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The Site of Hardscrabble Riot 1824

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceThe site of Addison Hollow where the first nineteenth century blacks purchased property and the site of the first major riot (African Americans) Includes...

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Gone From Hence

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceRoger Williams died in Providence early in 1683, and was buried with a simple ceremony behind his home, near today's intersection of Benefit St. and Bowen St....

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Johnson-Frazier Building / Cox Produce Company

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaJohnson-Frazier Building Fireproof! Rat-proof! Mouse-proof! This is how the Johnson-Frazier Building's earliest occupant, Wichita Fire Proof Storage Co., billed the...

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Innes Wholesale Furniture / City Ice Delivery

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaInnes Wholesale Furniture Co. No. 701 E. First 1919 When the George Innes Dry Goods Warehouse opened in 1919, it bought, manufactured and sold furniture and home...

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Modern Cleaners / Dye Chile

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaModern Cleaners Larkspur Restaurant No. 904-906 E. Douglas1903-1922 The building located on East Douglas housed a series of businesses; first, James C. Smyth Hide Co.,...

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Marine Corps Memorial

Kansas, Sedgwick County, WichitaDedicated to all Marines (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War, Vietnam • War, World II) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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Fleet Marine Force Navy Hospital Corpsmen

Kansas, Sedgwick County, Wichita In recognition of those U.S. Navy Hospital Corpsman [sic] who served with the Fleet Marine Force in Peacetime and in War (Patriots & Patriotism • War, Korean • War,...

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Plainsfield Plantation

South Carolina, Charleston County, Meggett(Front text) Plainsfield Plantation, on this site, and Pawletts Plantation, nearby, were established ca. 1690 by Joseph Blake (1663-1700), one of Carolina’s...

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Logstown

Pennsylvania, Beaver County, near BadenA short distance southeast of this spot, along the banks of the river, was situated the village of Logstown one of the largest Indian settlements on the upper...

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Legionville

Pennsylvania, Beaver County, near BadenGen. Anthony Wayne's army camped here Nov. 1792 to April 1793, preparing for the campaign which led to the Battle of Fallen Timbers with the Northwest Indians....

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College Hill Historic District

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceHas been designated a Registered National Historic Landmark Under the provisions of the Historic Sites Act of August 21, 1935 This site possesses exceptional...

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Court and State House

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceThis edifice of which the older portion was begun in the year of Our Lord 1760 and first occupied in 1762 was used as Court and State House by the Colony and...

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First Town House of Providence

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceOn this lot stood the first town house of Providence here from time to time Roger Williams presided over freemen from 1644-1647 (Colonial Era • Notable...

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Sissieretta Jones

Rhode Island, Providence County, Providence Matilda Sissieretta Joyner Jones, the internationally celebrated soprano known as "Black Patti" lived near this site at 7 Wheaton Street until her passing on...

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Steeple Street Complex

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceThe Steeple Street Complex was built in three main stages between 1827 and 1847 during a key period in Providence's growth into a leading commercial and...

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The Original Water Supply

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceLeft PlaqueThe Spring on this lot was the original water supply around which Roger Williams gathered the first settlers was in 1721 by reservation in the deed...

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A Howling Wilderness

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceThough uninhabited on the eve of its settlement by Europeans, this area already had a 7000 year history of activity by native Americans. In 1636, this land...

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A Shelter for Persons Distressed

Rhode Island, Providence County, ProvidenceIn 1636, Roger Williams bought land from the Narragansett chiefs and established a colony here near the site of a fresh water spring. Naming the town for...

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First Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828

Indiana, DeKalb County, SpencervilleFirst Settlement in DeKalb County Indiana 1828 (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 1 photo, GPS coordinates, map.

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