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Civil War Action Historical Marker
May 10th 2021 11:45PM

... Monticello, Kentucky, captured then paroled garrison of 153 men; no supplies. (A historical marker located in Scottsville in Allen County, Kentucky.)

John Adriance Historical Marker
May 10th 2021 9:41PM

d Faithful soldier, Texas War for Independence. (A historical marker located in West Columbia in Brazoria County, Texas.)

Maryland governor pardons 34 Black men lynched by white mobs
May 10th 2021 8:15PM

... ceremony in which Cooper was honored with a historical marker and speeches by the governor and other officials nearly 136 years after his death.

Early observatory gave New Orleans a glimpse of the heavens, but row houses stand at site today
May 10th 2021 7:48PM

A historical marker on the building at 838 Chartres St. identifies it as the site of Pierre Baron's early New Orleans observatory, now the home to one of six ...

Descendants of man who died in Camp Creek train wreck visit city, memorial
May 10th 2021 5:48PM

Highway 42, the city placed a historical marker in 2013 honoring the victims. Thirty-nine white crosses dot the creek's bank. Madison said it was a true ...

The First Asian American Settlement Was Established by Filipino Fishermen
May 10th 2021 4:28PM

A historical marker to commemorate Manila Village was unveiled in 2012 and another one for Saint Malo in Saint Bernard Parish was installed in 2019 ...

This Secret Beach in Fennville Hides a Treasure Trove of Lightning Stones
May 10th 2021 4:07PM

A historical marker at the park shares the history of the area. Look Inside a Lightning Stone. Looking into lightning stones a bit more, here what stones ...

Column: California has a history of racist lynchings, too. Ignoring that fact is mass delusion
May 10th 2021 12:56PM

They print postcards and T-shirts, and there's an official California historical marker affixed to a bar that honors the stump of a white oak tree where ...

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May 10th 2021 12:24PM

Mural Painted by '70s Teens Still Unites Neighbors
May 10th 2021 12:22PM

It was the meeting place, a location, a point of interest, and now a historical marker, I hope. It involved an art teacher at a high school and a bunch of ...

Marker honoring Georgia lynching victim installed in Atlanta
May 10th 2021 11:16AM

1of3People gather to watch the installation of a historical marker that tells the story of the lynching of Porter Flournoy Turner in Atlanta's Druid Hills ...

LIVE: Signs of the Times: West Virginia's Highway Historical Marker Program book unveiling #WV ...
May 10th 2021 9:31AM

Embedded video. Governor Jim Justice. LIVE: Signs of the Times: West Virginia's Highway Historical Marker Program book unveiling #WV #WVGov.

Hooked on History: Cousins from Coshocton County help found Cleveland Clinic
May 10th 2021 8:48AM

Crile died of a heart ailment on Jan. 7, 1943. His cousin and colleague Ed Lower died June 16, 1948. A historical marker in their honor was erected in ...

Recreation Park Historical Marker
May 10th 2021 8:14AM

... land surrounding this site. The park extended from Brady Street to Willis Avenue. (A historical marker located in Detroit in Wayne County, Michigan.)

History near Edisto Beach, SC – Natural Atlas
May 10th 2021 5:48AM

33 mi. PLACE. Colonial Dorchester Historical Marker · Historical Marker on Ashley River and Dorchester Ck in Colonial Dorchester State Historic Site, ...

Vandalized historical marker is restored along Columbia trail
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Time to shine
May 10th 2021 4:07AM

“According to the Historical Marker Database, there are more than 138,000 historic markers located across the United States. Many of them have not ...

1:62500 Scale 1929 15 X 15 Minute 20.7 x 17 in Historical YellowMaps Tompkinsville KY topo map ...
May 10th 2021 1:19AM

Islands: Stallcup Island 。 Parks and forests: Old Mulkey Meeting House State Park,Monroe County Historical Marker,Morgans First Raid Historical ...

Derry marker honors famed general's visit
May 9th 2021 9:00PM

And now 196 years later, there is a new historical marker to commemorate that visit. A new marker was unveiled May 4 to honor Gen. Marquis de ...

St. Cloud Historical Marker - St. Cloud MN - Living New Deal
May 9th 2021 8:49PM

The site was designed by A. R. Nichols and is a historical marker that commemorates the first commercial granite quarry in Minnesota, opened by Breen ...

Maryland NAACP leader blasts Gov. Larry Hogan's posthumous pardons of lynching victims as ...
May 10th 2021 12:56AM

According to a historical marker erected during Saturday's news conference, Cooper faced an all-White jury, which reached a guilty verdict in under a ...

Steamboat Heroine Historical Marker
May 9th 2021 11:35PM

The perils of navigation on the Red River are represented by the fate of the steamboat Heroine. (A historical marker located in Oklahoma City in ...

Kukulkán Panel Historical Marker
May 9th 2021 9:36PM

A historical marker located in Colonia Extremadura Insurgentes, Ciudad de México, Mexico.)

Marker recognizing lynching in Columbia, Missouri vandalized - Almanara news
May 9th 2021 8:04PM

(AP) — Columbia police are investigating after vandals damaged a historical marker commemorating the 1923 lynching of James T. Scott. City officials ...

Governor Northam announces 5 new historical highway markers that address Black history in ...
May 9th 2021 7:41PM

The markers were submitted by Virginia students through the second annual Black History Month Historical Marker Contest. “The contributions of ...

Tearful Reunions Mark 2nd Mothers Day Under Pandemic
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May 9th 2021 7:30PM

Marker Honoring Georgia Lynching Victim Installed in Atlanta
May 9th 2021 6:44PM

A historical marker honoring Turner was installed Thursday near the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Oakdale Road. The story of his death ...

Washington's past gets marker for the future
May 9th 2021 6:04PM

Now, thanks in part to a stone sign and a yet-to-be-installed historical marker, officials hope the cemetery and those buried there will be remembered.

Stories of the Stones Cemetery Tour 2019
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May 9th 2021 5:49PM

Tearful reunions mark second Mother's Day under pandemic
May 9th 2021 5:30PM

... his home in Columbus, Ohio, to spend a day in rural Putnam County, Ohio with her, stopping at the first historical marker they'd worked on together.

New book explores West Virginia's historical markers
May 9th 2021 5:26PM

The Highway Historical Marker Program began in 1934, in which West Virginia's first marker was installed in 1937. “It was at the old Capitol down in ...

Site of Crosby's Landing Historical Marker
May 9th 2021 5:22PM

d Thomas Phillip Crosby (1799-1860) came to Texas from New York in 1830. (A historical marker located in Jones Creek in Brazoria County, Texas.)

Williamson-county-texas-history.org View University, Learning, Study, Education
May 9th 2021 4:41PM

Details: Jessie Daniel Ames - Historical Marker Georgetown, Texas. click on thumbnail images for an enlarged view. 1004 Church St Georgetown, ...

Former site of St. Mary's returns to blank slate
May 9th 2021 3:56PM

... for more than a century, a historical marker and the building's cornerstone set in 1929 now mark the spot thanks to Christus' preservation process.

Maryland governor pardons 34 victims of racial lynching
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Governor pardons victims of racial lynching in Maryland
May 8th 2021 10:18PM

A historical marker can now be viewed at the Old Baltimore Courthouse jail, the site where Cooper was killed. Cooper was 15 years old in 1885, when ...

Walter Brown Historical Marker
May 8th 2021 8:17PM

... Point High School pitcher. He graduated Bemus Point High School in 1933. (A historical marker located in Ellery in Chautauqua County, New York.)

Learning from the past: Community commemorates 91st anniversary of George Hughes lynching
May 9th 2021 3:56AM

Thiel is in the process of petitioning for a historical marker, that would memorialize the event, to be placed at the courthouse. However, the project has ...

Gov. Larry Hogan Posthumously Pardons 1885 Teen Lynching Victim Howard Cooper, 34 Others ...
May 7th 2021 7:14PM

A historical marker is now planted at the spot of Cooper's death. “It's something that we need to remember. We need to acknowledge the things that ...

Letters to the Editor: Readers speak on College Avenue home, DC statehood
May 8th 2021 11:58PM

Receiving an Official Texas Historical Marker would permanently solidify the historical significance of this location, while also allowing passersby to ...

Marker recognizing lynching in Missouri vandalized - St Joseph Post
May 8th 2021 10:14PM

(AP) — Columbia police are investigating after vandals damaged an historical marker commemorating the 1923 lynching of James T. Scott. City officials ...

File:NV Historical Marker No.115- Potosi.jpg - Wikipedia
May 8th 2021 8:42PM

File:NV Historical Marker No.115- Potosi.jpg. From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia.

MEAC/SWAC SPORTS MAIN STREET™: Historical marker honors life and legacy of Dr. Ellamae ...
May 8th 2021 8:41PM

Historical marker honors life and legacy of Dr. Ellamae Simmons https://t.co/cFy06x4vxD via @knoxpages. — Dbandman (@Dbandman2) May 8, 2021.

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May 8th 2021 1:45PM

Historical Marker - L1953 - Carver Elementary School (Marker ID#:L1953). Significant Date: Two World Wars and the Depression (1915-1945).

Gov. Hogan Pardons 1885 Teen Lynching Victim Howard Cooper On Saturday
May 7th 2021 7:14PM

A historical marker is not planted at the spot of Cooper's death. “It's something that we need to remember. We need to acknowledge the things that ...

Mark In Texas History: WE Mays property once housed newspaper office, theater
May 8th 2021 6:33PM

W.E. Mays property historical marker. (Source: KLTV). Mayes became a successful businessman in banking, real estate, construction and retail.

The Philly woman behind Mother's Day hated what it became
May 8th 2021 4:30PM

This historical marker at Market and Juniper tells of Mother's Day's history here in Philly. Anna Orso/Billy Penn. Anna Orso. Today, 8:30 a.m..

Marker Recognizing Lynching in Columbia Vandalized
May 8th 2021 3:56PM

Columbia police are investigating after vandals damaged an historical marker commemorating the 1923 lynching of James T. By Associated Press.

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May 8th 2021 6:02AM

Historical Marker - L574 - Vergennes United Methodist Church / Vergennes United. Methodist Church (Marker ID#:L574). Significant Date: Statehood ...

Nebraska City-Fort Kearny Cut-off Historical Marker, York County, Nebraska - Maps123.net
May 8th 2021 6:55AM

Nice little rest stop, with snacks, restrooms and a little history! Frederic Carroll (09/14/2018). when you need to pee at a rest ...

New historical marker recognizes mid-nineteenth brewery - Nashville Brewing Company
May 8th 2021 1:08AM

A new historical marker recognizing the Tennessee/Spring Water Brewery was recently installed in Nashville.

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May 7th 2021 9:32PM

Battle of Fairmont Historical Marker. Updated on July ... 2020, 7:49:51 am. Hurricane Bridge Skirmish and Hurricane Baptist Church Historical Marker.

Historical marker honors life and legacy of Dr. Ellamae Simmons
May 8th 2021 9:11AM

MOUNT VERNON — A historical marker placed on Public Square will make residents and future generations aware of one of the city's previously ...

Company A of the 7th Ky Infantry Regiment Historical Marker
May 8th 2021 6:25AM

... at Congleton Springs in Owsley County, which is now part of Lee County. (A historical marker located near Beattyville in Lee County, Kentucky.)

Cannon Historical Marker
May 7th 2021 11:32PM

... to create a new country called the Confederate States of America. (A historical marker located in Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.)

GALLERY: Dr. Ellamae Simmons Historical Marker Dedication
May 8th 2021 1:41AM

City officials, historians, and community members joined family members at the dedication of a historical marker honoring Dr. Ellamae Simmons.

Historical marker honors late governor, Louisiana College alum who penned 'You Are My Sunshine'
May 8th 2021 12:56AM

On a day filled with blue skies and sunshine, a historical marker honoring the late Gov. Jimmie Davis was unveiled at the entrance of Louisiana ...

ISHS Receives Grant for Historical Markers
May 7th 2021 11:50PM

The Illinois State Historical Society has administered its historical marker program since 1934. Marker nominations, submitted by historical societies, ...

Louisiana College unveils Jimmie Davis marker
May 7th 2021 11:26PM

(KALB) - Louisiana College has unveiled a historical marker in honor of the late two-time governor Jimmie Davis. Davis graduated from LC in 1924 ...

Cudmore: Settler in the town of Charleston was Revolutionary War hero
May 7th 2021 11:26PM

Machin had established a Masonic Lodge in Schoharie. Thomas Machin's grave in Carlisle has a marble stone, a Masonic brass plaque and historical ...

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May 7th 2021 10:42AM

Historical Marker - L521A - Grand Trunk Depot (Marker ID#:L521A). Significant Date: Industry and Invention (1875-1915). Registry Year: 1977. Erected ...

The Saxony Historical Marker
May 7th 2021 7:29AM

This historical marker is listed in this topic list: Architecture. A significant historical year for this entry is 1899. Location. 40° 47.159′ N, 73° 58.75′ W.

Correcting The Record On The "3/5s Compromise"
May 7th 2021 7:30PM

It is an award winning book that sparked an award winning miniseries. The Alex Hayley house in Henning, Tn. is part of the Tennessee Historical Marker ...

James T. Scott marker forcibly removed and found nearby, authorities investigating
May 7th 2021 6:45PM

"While I am very encouraged to see how immediately our community has come together to replace this important historical marker, it is yet another ...

City of Columbia and University of Missouri respond to vandalism of James Scott lynching marker
May 7th 2021 6:20PM

The historical marker was unveiled by University of Missouri students five years ago to memorialize the 1923 lynching death of Scott. Scott was ...

James Scott marker vandalism : 'Another sign of how much work we have to do'
May 7th 2021 6:33PM

The historical marker was unveiled by University of Missouri students five years ago to memorialize the 1923 lynching death of Scott. He was the last ...

'A cultural resource': Athens Moon Tree rededicated with new marker
May 7th 2021 6:11PM

... 30 people Friday who stood in the big pine's shade as a new historical marker was unveiled for what the city now considers a “cultural resource.”.

Magruder's Blacksmith Shop
May 7th 2021 4:52PM

The shop is believed to be the handiwork of Ninian Magruder, Sr., according to a historical marker that stands adjacent to the building. Also, his initials ...

New book highlights West Virginia's historical markers
May 7th 2021 3:11PM

A historical marker book for West Virginia was published in 2002 but had not been updated until now. Gov. Jim Justice's office says the book is 334 ...

Philadelphia needs a second MOVE bombing commission
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May 7th 2021 1:41PM

Vandals steal historical marker commemorating Boone County's last lynching, one week after ...
May 7th 2021 1:29PM

Vandals target a historical marker, one week after a ceremony is held at the site, marking Boone County's last documented lynching.

HHHS 2021 Walk raises over $1500
May 7th 2021 9:00AM

An Indiana historical marker commemorating his contributions was installed during a special dedication at Hamilton Heights Middle School (formerly ...

Winamac Park Board Wants More Information on Proposed 'Swinging Bridge' Historical Marker
May 7th 2021 10:07AM

Project organizer Greg Henry asked board members Thursday to consider applying for a state historical marker. “If you want one, then you decide ...

Lynching of 15-year-old Howard Cooper at Towson jail to be memorialized Saturday
May 7th 2021 9:00AM

A third historical marker memorializing three lynching victims in Salisbury will be installed May 22 in the Eastern Shore town by the Salisbury Lynching ...

New book highlights West Virginia's historical markers
May 7th 2021 8:37AM

A historical marker book for West Virginia was published in 2002 but had not been updated until now. The book is 334 pages and includes nearly 200 ...

Oklahoma's Oil Pioneers Historical Marker
May 7th 2021 5:35AM

... to the determination and hardy spirit of its pioneers in the industry. (A historical marker located in Oklahoma City in Oklahoma County, Oklahoma.)

Baseball road trip locations in all 50 states
May 7th 2021 4:41AM

... the front porch may look inviting, it remains a private residence, with a historical marker near the sidewalk presenting a brief history of Rixey's life.

Kenton Co. Historical Society funds markers celebrating 3-L Highway, 'ancient civilizations'
May 7th 2021 4:18AM

Since 1949, the Kentucky Historical Marker program has allowed communities across the state to recognize and share the sites, events, and ...

Member Ride - Oregon Trail, Oregon Trail Historical Marker, Casper, 22 May 2021 - Stay Happening
May 7th 2021 3:38AM

Member Ride - Oregon Trail at Oregon Trail Historical Marker, Casper, WY 82604, Casper, United States on Sat May 22 2021 at 09:00 am.

Brooks' Room Historical Marker
May 7th 2021 3:09AM

... exterior shot of the Brewster Hotel. The hotel room itself was filmed here at OSR. (A historical marker located in Mansfield in Richland County, Ohio.)

Curtiss Aerodrome Historical Marker, Erie County, New York
May 7th 2021 1:44AM

2300-2212 Eggert Rd, Tonawanda, NY 14150, USA

Indianola Texas Historical Marker (Page 1) - Line.17QQ.com
May 7th 2021 1:04AM

This page is about Indianola Texas Historical Marker,contains Taking a Road Trip? Try the Backroads, They're Historic!,the NAVASOTA CURRENT: ...

Rhododendron Festival 2021 schedule
May 6th 2021 11:48PM

- Bill Withers historical marker located across from Stratton School, 1129 S. Fayette St. Concerts celebrating the music of Bill Withers, noon to 6 p.m., ...

Dgte's scenic historic marker seen to draw more visitors
May 6th 2021 10:51PM

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 6 (PIA) -- The 17th historical marker now dominates the scenery of the new shoreline view "

Historical Marker: Leander Presbyterian Church in Williamson county
May 6th 2021 8:20PM

Leander Presbyterian Church a Historical Marker located: 101 N. West Street, Leander, Texas.

Historical marker awarded to Vernon Old School/Vernon City Hall – Chipley Bugle
May 6th 2021 7:34PM

According to the Florida Division of Historical Resources, the Florida Historical Marker Program is one of the most popular and visible public history ...

File:Mactan quincentennial historical marker - NQC.jpg - Wikipedia
May 6th 2021 7:10PM

English: NHCP historical marker on the Mactan quincentennial monument commemorating the 500th anniversary of arrival of the Magellan–Elcano ...

'It means so much': Marker honoring DeKalb lynching victim installed
May 6th 2021 6:56PM

A historical marker honoring Turner was installed Thursday near the intersection of Ponce de Leon Avenue and Oakdale Road. The story of his death — ...

Historical marker awarded to Vernon Old School/Vernon City Hall
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May 6th 2021 6:15PM

Wyoming Historical Marker Oregon Trail (Page 1) - Line.17QQ.com
May 6th 2021 5:06PM

This page is about Wyoming Historical Marker Oregon Trail,contains There's An Odd Grave Marker On The Side Of A Wyoming Highway That Has A ...

Built 1923 Historical Marker
May 6th 2021 3:10PM

... the Dixie Highway, which entered Winchester by way of North High Street. (A historical marker located in Winchester in Franklin County, Tennessee.)

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May 6th 2021 1:06PM

Historical Marker - L384 - Old Mecosta County Jail (Marker ID#:L384). Significant Date: Industry and Invention (1875-1915). Registry Year: 1975.

Fourth Grade Students Tour Ellwood City History Center
May 6th 2021 12:22PM

A Historical marker is at the corner of seventh street and Lawrence Avenue to commemorate the birth of seamless tube industry in 1895. The new ...

Ford Motor Company Historical Marker, Detroit, <Not Found> - okomaps.com
May 6th 2021 12:13PM

Ford Motor Company Historical Marker. 5. 4. 3. 2. 1. 4.3.;;;;. 3 reviews. Place Type. : Topography company in Detroit. Address. : Nelson ...

The Weeping Time, a homeless shelter and a blighted neighborhood: How conflicting passions ...
May 6th 2021 10:07AM

In 2008 the Georgia Historical Society unveiled a historical marker at the intersection of Dunn Street and Augusta Avenue to commemorate the event.

Winamac Park Board to Get Updates on Art in the Park, 'Swinging Bridge' Historical Marker
May 6th 2021 9:56AM

An Art in the Park initiative and a historical marker for the Winamac Town Park's 98-year-old “swinging bridge” will be discussed during tonight's ...

Dgte's scenic historic marker seen to draw more visitors
May 6th 2021 9:45AM

DUMAGUETE CITY, May 6 (PIA) -- The 17th historical marker now dominates the scenery of the new shoreline view "Pantawan" park of Dumaguete ...

Did you know: A Butler County native was the first to measure earthquakes and developed the ...
May 6th 2021 8:05AM

An Ohio Historical Marker at the roundabout – designated with signage as “Richter Roundabout” at the intersection of Busenbark and Trenton roads in ...

Map of Texas Historical Marker 4831 (Page 1)
May 6th 2021 3:23AM

This page is about Map of Texas Historical Marker 4831,contains Texas Historical Markers Map,[Texas Historical Commission Marker: Whitewright] ...

Abraham Lincoln Historical Marker - 8th Judicial District, Champaign County, Illinois
May 6th 2021 3:17AM

County Rd 0, White Heath, IL 61884, USA