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Chandlerville

Illinois, Cass County, ChandlervilleFounded 1832 by Dr. Charles Chandler of Rhode Island. (Settlements & Settlers) Includes location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Burial Ground Fort William Harrison

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteDedicated to the memory of the courageous pioneers who so successfully defended Fort Harrison in the activities which served as a Prologue to The War of 1812 (War of...

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The Unknown Embattled Defenders of Fort Harrison

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteHere unknown but not forgotten lie the Embattled Defenders of Fort HarrisonSeptember 3, - 5, 1812 (War of 1812) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS...

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Parke County Veterans

Indiana, Parke County, RockvilleErected in Honor of Parke County VeteransIncludes location, directions, 3 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Twelve Points

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteThe community was named for the twelve corners created by the intersection of Lafayette, Maple and 13th Street. Twelve Points was begun in 1889 when Walter Phillips had...

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Crossroads Plaza

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteThe City of Terre Haute has a rich history, spurred by transportation advancements Terre Haute became the “Crossroads of America“. This plaza commemorates the...

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Welcome to Davy Crockett Birthplace State Park

Tennessee, Washington County, LimestoneDavid Crockett: 1786 – 1836When David Crockett was born on this site on August 17, 1786 he entered a new world surrounded by extreme poverty, danger, and...

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Gold Medal Plaza

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteDedicated to these three Garfield High School athletes who took our community to ‘A Level Above’.Terre Haute - parks & recreation Gold Medal Sponsors City of Terre...

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A Summary of the Life of Davy Crockett

Tennessee, Washington County, Limestone • Raised in frontier poverty without any education until he is a teenager, David is often hired out to others for additional income while still a child; once...

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Greenville Cumberland Presbyterian Church

Tennessee, Greene County, GreenevilleThe original log church on Irish Street served until 1860 when the present structure was begun on land purchased from Andrew Johnson.The War Between the States saw...

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Schenectady

New York, Schenectady County, SchenectadyFounded in the Wilderness Beyond Feudal Control Inherits the Spirit of Liberty And Progress * Here Our Forefathers Established A College Free From Sectarianism...

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Great Auto Race

New York, Madison County, Canastota1908 - Centennial - 2008 From New York to Paris. Racers arrived in Canastota Feb. 14th staying overnight. The U.S. team won the race. (Roads & Vehicles) Includes...

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Gänseviertel (Goosetown)

Minnesota, Brown County, New UlmGoosetown began forming around the flour mills, brewery, and railroad tracks circa 1870. Settlers were largely German-Bohemian Catholics of peasant stock who farmed and...

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10th Mountain Division

Colorado, Summit County, Vail PassThe 10th Mountain Division, created for alpine and winter combat during World War II, girded for battle on the steep, inhospitable terrain of Camp Hale (about...

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Samuel Gompers

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute1850 - - - - - 1924 Born in London, Jan. 27, 1850. Apprentice Shoemaker, 1860. U. S. Immigrant and member Cigarmakers Local 144, New York City, 1863. President, Local...

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Hot Rock

California, Shasta County, near ShingletownFollowing the May 1915 Lassen Peak eruptions, B.F. Loomis and other local residents discovered several massive hot rocks resting in the valley miles from the...

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Mother Jones

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute1830 - - - - - - 1930 Field Organizer, United Mine Workers of America “The most dangerous woman in America” A teacher and seamstress, Mary Harris “Mother” Jones began...

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Highland Lawn Cemetery

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HautePlaced on the National Register of Historic Places November 29, 1990, by the United States Department of the Interior in cooperation with the Indiana Department of...

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The Battles for Chattanooga

Tennessee, Hamilton County, Lookout MountainA series of battles in 1863 secured Chattanooga for the Union The city of Chattanooga with its railroads and riverboats was a vital transportation center...

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Mt. Lassen/The Noble Pass/The Park Highway

California, Shasta County, near ShingletownMt. Lassen10,451 feet This tablet marks the route of those early pioneers who, in 1852, first went over The Noble Pass Linking the Humboldt – Nevada Road with...

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