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Capt. William Turner

Massachusetts, Franklin County, GreenfieldA military commander during King Phillip's war. Capt. Turner was killed near here in a retreat after leading a massacre of Indians fishing at the Great Falls...

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First Encounter Monument

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, EasthamOn this spot hostile Indians had their first encounter December 8, 1620, old style, with Myles Standish, John Carver, William Bradford, John Tilley, Edward...

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First Encounter Plaque

Massachusetts, Barnstable County, EasthamNear this site the Nauset tribe of the Wampanoag nation, seeking to protect themselves and their culture, had their first encounter, 8 december 1620, with Myles...

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Gravesend Veterans Memorial

New York, Kings County, BrooklynIn honor of those who served in the Armed Forces of the United States of America to preserve life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness. (Military • War, Vietnam)...

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King Cemetery

New York, Fulton County, NorthamptonKing Cemetery Henry King and son John Settled on this site and Are buried here. Graves of Revolutionary soldiers And pioneers of 1788-1815. (Cemeteries & Burial...

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Fontana Farms Company

California, Riverside County, FontanaJoe McKamie alerted Fontana Historical Society about Camp. Ora Scott provided interest free loan of $10,000 and City of Fontana gave down payment of $3,000 to save...

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Wheeler Peak

New Mexico, Taos County, near TaosNamed in honor of Major George Montague Wheeler (1832-1909) who for ten years led a party of surveyors and Naturalists collecting geologic, biologic, planimetric, and...

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6147th Tactical Control Group "Mosquitos"

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force Base To Those Who Served HQ 6147th TC Group 6147th TC Sq. (Abn) • 6149th TC Sq. (Air) 6147th AB Sq. • 6150th TC Sq. (GRD) 6147th M&S Sq. • 6132nd...

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Blue Cut

California, San Bernardino County, Mount Baldy-WrightwoodCajon Pass, separating the San Bernardino and San Gabriel ranges has long been an important natural gateway. It is traversed by Indian trails,...

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Smiley Place

California, Riverside County, IndioIn 1926 Smiley Place was built by Dr. Harry W. Smiley. It served as the first medical office in Indio, as well as a residence for he and his wife, Frances. The...

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Daggett

California, San Bernardino County, DaggettThis community long served as a supply point and railhead for the mines of Death Valley and Calico. In the early 1880's the first borax produced in Death...

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Amboy Crater

California, San Bernardino County, near AmboyAmboy Crater, formed of ash and cinders, is 250 feet high and 1500 feet in diameter. The crater is in one of the youngest volcanic fields in the United...

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Forks of the Road

California, San Bernardino County, near DaggettThree miles north lies the Mojave River and the site of Forks of the Road. This was the junction of two major travel routes: The Old Spanish or Salt Lake...

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Ballarat

California, Inyo County, near Lone Pine3 1/2 miles east of this point lies Ballarat. Established in 1897 as a mining camp and supply center for the gold and silver mines located on the western slope of...

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Warren's Well

California, San Bernardino County, Yucca ValleyWarren's Well marks the beginning of the town of Yucca Valley. Mark "Chuck" Warren drove freight wagons through the vally and settled here about 1880. In...

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Pico House

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesThe Pico House was built by Pio Pico, last Governor of California under Mexican rule, who lived almost the entire length of the nineteenth century from 1801...

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Merced Theatre

California, Los Angeles County, Los AngelesThe Merced Theatre was built in 1870 and is one of the oldest structures erected in Los Angeles for the presentation of dramatic performances. It served as...

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Domínguez Ranch House

California, Los Angeles County, Compton [The arch way leading to the grounds is flanked by two markers:] Right Marker: Domínguez Ranch House Central portion built in 1826 by Manuel Domínguez.Rancho San...

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Old Salt Lake

California, Los Angeles County, Redondo BeachThis marker locates the site near which the Indians and early California settlers came to obtain their salt, which at many times was more valuable than...

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292nd Joint Assault Signal Company

Ohio, Montgomery County, Wright-Patterson Air Force BaseDedicated to the men of the 292nd Joint Assault Signal Company Who effectively controlled ship to shore naval gunfire and naval air strikes for...

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