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Our Tax Dollars

District of Columbia, Washington, Federal TriangleWhile only Congress - the people's elected representatives - can impose taxes and decide how they are spent, the Internal Revenue Service, a bureau of...

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An Early Mountain Community

Tennessee, Blount County, TownsendIn the early 1900s family farms covered the valley. Self-sufficiency was the rule in those days, but most people made use of the mill, the country store, and the...

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Titanic’s Center Anchor

Tennessee, Sevier County, Pigeon ForgeThe center anchor weighed 16.8 US tons, almost twice the weight of the standard port and starboard anchors which weighed 8.84 US tons each. The replica of this...

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Titanic Eternal Flame

Tennessee, Sevier County, Pigeon ForgeIn memory of thosewho lost their lives (Disasters) Includes location, directions, 4 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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Right Reverend Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan

Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha In memory ofRt. Rev. Monsignor Edward J. Flanagan Founder of Boys Town and Recipient of Variety Clubs First Humanitarian Award His dictum: "There is no such thing as a...

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Msgr. Edward Joseph Flanagan

Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha Founder of Boys Town Omaha, Nebraska, U.S.A. "The work will continue, you see, whether I am there or not, because it is God's work, not mine." Msgr. Edward J. Flanagan...

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Father Flanagan Historic House

Nebraska, Douglas County, Omaha This property has been placed on theNational Register of Historic Places by the United States Department of the Interior (Notable Buildings) Includes location,...

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The Lesesne House

Florida, Nassau County, Fernandina BeachThis Classical Revival style residence, built by Dr. John F. Lesesne circa 1860, is one of the oldest homes in Fernandina Beach. Lesesene left Fernandina during...

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Civil War Memorial

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre HauteLest We Forget (War, US Civil) Includes location, directions, 10 photos, GPS coordinates, map.

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William D. "Big Bill" Haywood

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute1869 - - - - - 1928 Co-Founder and General Secretary-Treasurer, International Workers of the World, 1905-1921 Secretary-Treasurer, Western Federation of Miners,...

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Peter J. McGuire

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute1852 - - - - - 1906 Founder and General Secretary United Brotherhood of Carpenters and Joiners of America 1881 - 1901 Father of Labor Day Peter J. McGuire was founder...

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William H. Sylvis

Indiana, Vigo County, Terre Haute1828 - - - - - 1869 Born - Armagh, Pa. November 26, 1828 Died - Philadelphia, Pa. July 27, 1869America’s First National Labor Leader. Founder, National Union of Iron...

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Ellington Field

Texas, Harris County, HoustonIn 1917, during World War I, the Houston Chamber of Commerce lobbied the federal government to establish an air field here. Named for Lt. Eric Lamar Ellington, an Illinois...

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Veterans of All Wars

Indiana, Vigo County, near Terre HauteTower of Memories Dedicated to United States Veterans of All Wars and to the memory of their Heroic Dead A. D. 1933Includes location, directions, 6 photos, GPS...

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Nassau County Historic Courthouse

Florida, Nassau County, Fernandina BeachThe 1891 Nassau County Courthouse is one of only a few remaining courthouses in Florida built in the late 19th century. An excellent example of the Italianate...

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Union Depot

Nebraska, Dodge County, FremontThe Union Pacific reached Fremont in 1866. The new Union Depot was erected at a cost of $50,000 and gave the approach to the city a dignified and completed appearance,...

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Overland Emigrant Trails

Nebraska, Dodge County, FremontThis boulder marks the Overland Emigrant Trails through Fremont to Oregon, California, Utah and Colorado Erected Setp. 23, 1912 (Communications • Exploration • Roads...

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Old Station

California, Shasta County, Old Station1856-57 Site of Hat Creek StationCalifornia Stage Company 1857-59 Temporary military post. After the withdrawal of U.S. troops the “Hat Creek Station” was referred...

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Nobles' Emigrant Trail

California, Shasta County, ShingletownPioneered by William Nobles, this trail linked the Applegate Trail in Nevada to the Northern Sacramento Valley. During the 1850s and 60s, several thousand...

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Old Station

California, Shasta County, Old StationThe Hat Creek Station was established here in 1856 and operated by the California Stage Co. on the eastern branch of the California-Oregon Trail and the Nobles...

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