Davenport Brothers Revolutionary War Memorial, a War Memorial

Charles Town, WV

Truck Farming

Long Beach, MS

Hannah More Academy

Reisterstown, MD

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The New Zion Baptist Church Historical

New-Orleans, LA

Founded in 1921 by R.C. Matthews and 45 members, New Zion Baptist Church moved to 2319 Third Street in 1949. Here, under the leadership of Rev. A.L. Davis, Jr., the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) became a permanent organiza… more »

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"Big Moses" Well / Polecat Oil Well

Sistersville, WV

Side A "Big Moses" Well Drilled on Joshua Russell farm 2 mi. North on Polecat Run. Almost abandoned because of presence of salt water, the well was made producer by Ludwig and Weeters introduction of technology to siphon off water. D… more »

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North Branch, Oregon Trail

Columbus, NE

Gratefully dedicated toearly pioneers… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Remember when: Jackson marked Three Notch Trail
April 21st 2018 4:52AM

“Follow the Yellow Brick Road” is a song from the 1939 American musical fantasy film, “The Wizard of Oz.” Today in Andalusia, we follow the Three Notch, two of our main streets. Remember When – it was said that the last of the remaining tree trunks of the Three Notch oaks was located on South Three ...

BUZZ ABOUT YOU: Rafael Grigorian School of Ballet celebrates opening of Vestal studio
April 20th 2018 9:33PM

Break a leg! Nanticoke Valley Historical Society unveils historical marker: The Nanticoke Valley Historical Society unveiled a historical marker at 1830 Grist Mill, known as Pitcher's Mill, at 2819 State Route 26 on April 16. Broome County Executive Jason Garnar was in attendance to to commemorate the ...

De Zwaan Windmill gets national historic designation
April 20th 2018 8:15PM

The national designation comes soon after the Windmill Island staff unveiled a state historical marker for the windmill. Getting the state designation had been in the works for more than a year; the windmill had just become eligible to be on the list because it has now been in the U.S. for at least 50 years.

Widow: 'The waiting was the worst'
April 20th 2018 6:33PM

(Editor's Note: This is the last of a three-part series of stories leading up to Saturday's Ohio historical marker dedication and commemoration of the 1964 air collision over Clinton County. This one, which appeared in the News Journal just days after the disaster, details the two Clinton County servicemen ...

Swift-Coles Home memorialized with new historical marker
April 20th 2018 5:37PM

Members of the Swift family came for the unveiling of the brand-new marker, placed on the road alongside the home. The family as well as many members from the community and the Baldwin Historical Commission attended the event, as well as the following event where shields and banners were ...