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Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, U.S. Navy

Hillsboro, WI

Admiral Marc A. Mitscher, U. S. Navy, pioneer in naval aviation and Commander of Naval Air Task Force 58, famed for its destruction of Japanese sea power in World War II, was born in Hillsboro, January 26, 1887. A 1910 graduate of the U. S.… more »

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Annunciation Church Historical

New-Orleans, LA

In 1830 the Pontchartrain rail road was built along Elysian Fields to the lake, with half of its route through lands owned by Bernard Marigny. To accommodate settlers, Marigny and his cousin, Nicholas dEstrehan subdivided the backlands of … more »

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The Lincolns Move West

Springfield, KY

President Abraham Lincoln's great, great, great, great grandfather, Samuel Lincoln, left England in 1637, settling in Hingham, Massachusetts. The next four generations of Lincolns continued to move south and west — to New Jersey, then… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Researchers talk about Bedford's "long and complex" Black History
February 25th 2020 9:56AM

According to Mock, a historical marker was attempted to be obtained for the incident but was not due to lack of documentation. He said there are ...

Big Rapids native, military hero Fuller set to turn 150
February 25th 2020 6:11AM

Today, a Virginia state historical marker marks the Fuller home in Hamilton. A main road into Marine Corps Base Quantico is named for him. His official ...

Document shows church once stood on site where remains found
February 25th 2020 4:30AM

... interchange, to name the area “Pollytown Memorial Interchange” and to place a historical marker at the location where the remains were found.

Dumfries commemorates George Washington cherry tree story with plaque
February 25th 2020 12:45AM

... the birthday month of George Washington with the dedication of a historical marker dedicated to George Washington and the Cherry Tree story.

The power of Weinstein verdict
February 25th 2020 12:11AM

His case will now be a historical marker in the nation's understanding of what's appropriate behavior between men and women. A strength of #MeToo ...