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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 ...

News
April 20th 2018 4:52PM

Johnson was honored posthumously for his efforts at a ceremony establishing a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker at Pender County Public Library in Burgaw in April. Jerry Klinger, president of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, who nominated the story for State of North ...

Memorial focuses on America's lynching past
April 20th 2018 4:30PM

A group behind the Mary Turner Project pushed for a historical marker to be placed in the remote area near where she died. Mark George, a Valdosta native and a sociology professor who helped start the Mary Turner Project while at Valdosta State University, said one of the goals of the effort was simply ...

Dallas City Council Resolution Calls for 'Demolition' of Confederate War Memorial
April 20th 2018 3:22PM

It includes renaming the Confederate cemetery, adding a historical marker to the downtown site where an African-American man, Allen Brooks, was lynched in 1910, and restoring murals in the Hall of Negro Life at Fair Park. Lee Parkway, which is located alongside the former site of the statue named for ...

WVU Baseball Must Have Stellar Stretch Run To Reach Postseason
April 20th 2018 3:00PM

Baylor made it in with a league record of 12-12, while Oklahoma was 12-11 and Texas 11-12, providing at least a decent historical marker for the Mountaineers to shoot at. Again, this is just one of several possible blueprints for a WVU path to the NCAA Tournament. A couple more big wins could offset a ...

Lake Ronkonkoma Cemetery sign wasn't stolen, Suffolk cops say
April 20th 2018 10:55AM

The mysterious case of the missing Lake Ronkonkoma Cemetery sign was solved Friday almost as soon as it began. Reports of the historical marker's disappearance, it turned out, were greatly exaggerated. Suffolk police said Friday morning that the sign had been stolen and was last seen on Sunday.

Former airstrip will be home to grocery store
April 20th 2018 4:30AM

How someone identifies a 1,500 linear-feet strip of a 90-acre pasture along the east side of FM 2499 and south of Sherri Lane can be a “tell” of how long they've been in Flower Mound. Take Ron Hilliard; his family has owned the property since 1929. In fact, he was born there more than 71-years ago.

Tribal Council tweaks budget
April 20th 2018 3:56AM

Certificates were presented to the students from The University of North Carolina at Pembroke and their instructors who successfully petitioned the state to have an historical marker erected commemorating the 1958 Battle of Hayes Pond, when the Lumbee people drove the Klu Klux Klan out of Maxton.

'Little Syria on the Wabash'
April 20th 2018 3:45AM

Growing up in the neighborhood: Former Vigo County educator Ray Azar recounts his childhood experiences in the neighborhood he grew up in during a ceremony for the “Little Syria on the Wabash” historical marker on Thursday at the Indiana State University Foundation office.Tribune-Star/Joseph C.

'Scene like grim battlefield'
April 19th 2018 8:48PM

(Editor's Note: Over the next two days — leading up to Saturday's Ohio historical marker dedication and commemoration of the 1964 air crash over Clinton County — the News Journal presents stories taken from our archives as we covered its aftermath in 1964. Below is a combination of two stories ...

The Indiana Racing Memorial Association presents Pop Dreyer with a Historical Marker
April 19th 2018 11:49PM

On April 21, at 3pm, the Indiana Racing Memorial Association is presenting the late Pop Dreyer with a Historical Marker. The unveiling and dedication will be at 3 pm. This will be at Dreyer Honda Can-Am, 4152 W Washington, Indianapolis, IN 46241. This is a great honor, and we invite all Spyder ...

Efforts underway to remember historical train depot in Dale Coun - WBRC FOX6 News ...
April 19th 2018 10:52PM

A fundraiser is underway in Dale County to recognize an important part of the county's history. The Dale County Genealogical and Historical Society is looking to raise $2,600 to erect a historical marker near the site of the Atlantic Coastline Train Depot in Ozark. The depot was located off Depot Lane ...

Indiana State University Commemorates First Syrian Immigrants
April 19th 2018 1:27PM

A new historical marker at Indiana State University commemorating Syrian immigrants who flocked to Terre Haute in the early 20th Century was dedicated Thursday. It celebrates the community known as “Little Syria on the Wabash.” Purdue Polytechnic Vincennes professor Jim Tanoos says the marker ...

'Spring into Statesboro' Saturday
April 19th 2018 11:14PM

Also during the festival, the Bulloch County Historical Society will unveil its newest historical marker. The society has erected markers in Statesboro, throughout Bulloch County and even in the borderland of a neighboring county that was once part of Bulloch. But this marker will be the first to recognize ...

Funds Sought to Rehab Railroad Roundhouse as Museum
April 19th 2018 11:13PM

Although the society did secure a state historical marker for the Penn-McKee, its building preservation efforts have not been successful, and Huk has had a difficult relationship with local officials. In 2009, Huk and her husband sued the city after officials demolished a carriage house the couple owned, ...

Historical marker honoring Syrian population unveiled in Terre Haute
April 19th 2018 10:07PM

It was awarded to the city by the State of Indiana Historical Marker Program. It is a way to honor the large Syrian community in Terre Haute and how they contributed to the city. The marker says: "In 1927, Syrians established an Orthodox Christian Church here which preserved the community's identity ...

More Than Just A Sign
April 19th 2018 10:07PM

Terre Haute, IN - While the areas of North 4th and 5th Streets are currently part of Indiana State University, It used to be known as Little Syria, home to many immigrant families. "I could go through and tell you where every store was located," said Ray Azar. As the tarp came off of the newest historical ...

New Syrian marker in Terre Haute
April 19th 2018 9:56PM

i'm standing at the corner of 5th and cherry streets on the indiana state university campus. this new historical marker was unveiled today. i'll give you an up close look at what it says in just a moment. they officially lifted off the tarp covering the new marker this morning in a special ceremony. lots of people ...

The Deep World War 2 History Behind Farmingdale's Airport Plaza
April 19th 2018 6:21PM

LI Republic Airport Historical Society has been dedicated since 1984 to educating the public about aviation, particularly in Farmingdale; one way they furthered that mission is by dedicating a historical marker in 2015 to Republic Aviation at the corner of Conklin Street and Fairchild Loop, shedding light ...

'Secret Detroit': Exploring the city's history, art, and oddities
April 19th 2018 4:41PM

Detroit is full of weird, historic, beautiful, and sometimes just unusual landmarks. A new book called Secret Detroit: A Guide to the Weird, Wonderful, and Obscure takes the reader through 90 of these locations, including some familiar (the Dequindre Cut, Third Man Records Pressing Plant, the DIA) and ...

“Little Syria on the Wabash” Indiana State Historical Marker Dedicated in Terre Haute
April 19th 2018 1:30PM

A new historical marker commemorating Syrian immigrants who flocked to Terre Haute in the early 20th Century will be dedicated Thursday, April 12th. The unveiling ceremony at Indiana State University's Foundation office will celebrate the community known as “Little Syria on the Wabash.”.

City of London School for Girls
April 19th 2018 4:13AM

A historical marker located in City of London in City of London, England, United Kingdom.)

1800s home receives historical marker
April 19th 2018 9:33AM

Oldham County received its fourth historical marker Friday April 13. A historical marker for the James and Amanda Mount House is now on the Oldham County History Center's property in La Grange.

Forts
April 18th 2018 11:22PM

This is a survey of the designated historic sites in Michigan which have been commemorated through the placementof a historical marker. These markers have been erected as part of a program begun in1955, and continues under the direction of the Michigan Historical Commission and the Michigan ...

Letters to the editor for April 19, 2018
April 19th 2018 6:22AM

Rampant corruption. Our president ran on a platform to hire the best people. It turns out that he hired the worst. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is the latest example, fast at work shredding the regulations that actually protect the environment. Like his boss, his ethics amount to ...

Local briefs
April 19th 2018 5:03AM

Carl Elliott Historical Marker to be unveiled. VINA — A historical marker honoring Vina native and congressman, Carl Elliott, will be unveiled during a ceremony Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. at Vina Community Center. Elliott, who died in 1999, was an attorney and seven-term congressman. Elliott a 1933 ...

Go and Do
April 19th 2018 5:03AM

Arts and entertainment items for Go and Do listing are published, as space permits, on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to submit items is Monday noon for publication the following Thursday. Information, however, may be sent up to six weeks in advance. Standing items must be updated monthly.

'90s band FireHouse to play Little River Casino this summer
April 19th 2018 2:03AM

“It was like a historical marker when the hair bands were stepping down for a moment and the grunge bands were stepping up, which shows how the music scene just keeps changing. “We never expected to win that award,” Snare continued. “When we were rehearsing for the show, Dick Clark actually ...

New marker to honor Carl Elliott in Vina
April 19th 2018 1:30AM

And the train stopped in Vina," wrote Elliott, who served eight terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and spearheaded landmark legislation such as the Library Services Act and National Defense Education Act. On Sunday, a historical marker honoring Elliott will be unveiled in his hometown of Vina.

Kentucky editorial roundup
April 18th 2018 10:30PM

The Daily Independent of Ashland on a historical marker related to the Hatfield-McCoy feud: Credit goes out today to all of those who worked for years to get an official historical marker at the Catlettsburg Cemetery marking the graves of James and Floyd McCoy. If you picked up our Sunday paper you ...

State competition honors student for research work
April 18th 2018 10:18PM

Blood is interested in pursuing other research projects, one of which would create a historical marker for the original grave site of Red Jacket, the great Seneca orator. He would also like to pursue an internship at a local library to further his history studies. Blood received the History Student of the Year ...

Burgaw community recognized for providing refuge for Holocaust survivors
April 18th 2018 10:07PM

Van Eeden historical marker (Photo: WWAY). WATHA, NC (WWAY) — You may notice something new along Highway 117 near Watha. A new North Carolina highway historical marker commemorates nine German-Jewish families rescued from the Holocaust and given homes and small farms in the Van ...

State historical highway marker to be dedicated Tuesday
April 18th 2018 9:56PM

A state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will be dedicated next week in Middlesex County that commemorates St. Clare Walker High School and early efforts during the 20th century to establish public education for the county's African-American students.

The men of the Flying Boxcars
April 18th 2018 8:15PM

The Wilmington News Journal, a sister publication of The Times-Gazette, is publishing a daily story on the 1964 air tragedy through Saturday, the day of the historical marker dedication and commemoration. The spring rain had been falling hard for the last few days in Wilmington, and local rain gauges ...

John James Culbertson Historical - Paris - TX
April 18th 2018 1:23PM

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Lord Palmerston
April 18th 2018 5:35AM

A historical marker located in City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom.)

Report tells about historic downtown Union Springs
April 18th 2018 5:37PM

The historical marker at the courthouse tells about the downtown district being placed on the National Register of Historic Places. This district contains two museums and four historical markers. (Photo by Faye Gaston). Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 am

A survivor in every sense: In '64 air crash, 17 died, 2 survived, including Bill Zugelder
April 18th 2018 2:03PM

Bill Zugelder remains active at 91, still drives a car, and still makes an occasional trip to Wilmington for breakfast with the 302nd Buckeye Wing. And he plans to be here for the April 21 Ohio historical marker dedication and remembrance ceremony of the 1964 air tragedy, set for 1:30 p.m. at J.W. Denver ...

Ex-Congressman Carl Elliott to be honored
April 18th 2018 1:18PM

VINA — A historical marker honoring former Alabama Congressman Carl Elliott will be unveiled at the Vina Community Center on Sunday. The event will begin at 2 p.m.. Elliott, who died in 1999, was an attorney and seven-term congressman. He was born in Vina in 1913, and was the Vina High School ...

Pickens County celebrates Sesquicentennial
April 18th 2018 12:00PM

On May 1 in Six Mile will be the dedication of a historical marker for the Cherokee Trading Path that once ran along what is now the town's Main Street. That starts at 11 a.m.. I'll tell you about more upcoming events, all connected to the Pickens County Sesquicentennial, later. It's gonna be a fun year.

Stockley Tavern joins long list of Delaware historical places
April 18th 2018 11:03AM

Officials, friends and loyal customers gathered April 9 to unveil the state's 570th historical marker at Stockley Tavern along Route 113 south of Georgetown. The oldest tavern in Delaware was opened in 1948 by Wilbert Rogers, and it quickly became a popular place, said Delaware Archives Director ...

Robert (Bob) Lyle Goodenough
April 18th 2018 9:00AM

No historical marker was ever passed on any of his travels. He kept busy watching sports, any kind of puzzles, fishing, crabbing, woodworking, doing yard work, reading, especially western, Civil War or old time baseball. Chasing after and enjoying spending time with his grandkids was his reward for a ...

Detroit historical markers
April 18th 2018 7:22AM

DETROIT (AP) - A legendary recording studio in Detroit that once welcomed artists such as Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis has received a historic marker just Motown Museum, Detroit Picture: Historical Marker - Check out TripAdvisor members' 11,387 candid photos and videos of Motown Museum ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

BURGAW — A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender County Public ...

Historian seeks to replace markers
April 18th 2018 4:52AM

In 2010 when serving as historical marker chairman for the Cass County Historical Commission, Vernon visited the Atlanta District office of the Texas Department of Transportation to examine the newly arrived historical marker for the Pleasant Hill Rosenwald School. While there, he was also shown a ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender County Public Library in ...

Younkers store owner to sell to liquidators, Omaha locations to close
April 18th 2018 12:22AM

“Kind of sad,” said Kathy Murphy, an Omaha resident who shared Younkers is one of her favorite stores. “It's like another historical marker going down the drain.” Murphy said she's surprised to hear of the upcoming closures since she sees high traffic at both Omaha locations. “It has nice clothing, it keeps ...

Denton County Judge Mary Horn expresses concern about Confederate monument changes
April 18th 2018 12:11AM

Without cost estimates, commissioners haven't determined whether public or private funds would pay for the changes. Riddle said the Denton County Historical Commission plans to apply for a state historical marker for the monument in November. She also said she's speaking with several suppliers of ...

All-day benefit show raises $900 for Downtown Mini Mall
April 17th 2018 9:00PM

“The Denton mini mall, just like Recycled Books, might as well be a historical marker of Denton,” Bradley said. “Anyone who grows up in Denton knows about the Denton mini mall.” Laura and Rick Barnett of DTXBnB Entertainment initiated the idea for a benefit show and asked Laconic Sound to help.

eBook Secret La Salle monument and historical marker download
April 17th 2018 12:47PM

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Why 'Action Comics' Still Matters
April 17th 2018 3:11PM

Whether it's Kurt Swan drawing some wacky antics in the '50s and '60s or sturm und drang of “What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?” at the turn of the century, this series is a reflection of where superhero comics were at the time. It represents a historical marker unlike any other ...

North Carolina highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

BURGAW, N.C. (AP) - A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender ...

AP-NC--North Carolina News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NC
April 17th 2018 2:03PM

HIGHWAY MARKER-JEWISH REFUGE, from BURGAW - A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. SENT: 130 words. ___. If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to ...

Bay United Methodist Church to receive Ohio Historical Marker
April 17th 2018 1:41PM

The Story of Elizabeth Tryon Sadler and the Bay United Methodist Church. The Bay United Methodist Church is receiving an Ohio Historical Marker to commemorate the site and give credence to the importance of this church in our town. The new marker will be arriving in June, our 191st anniversary.

NC Highway Marker to Honor Refuge for Jews Fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

NC Highway Marker to Honor Refuge for Jews Fleeing Germany. A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. April 17, 2018, at 2:06 a.m.. NC Highway Marker to Honor Refuge for Jews Fleeing Germany.

62 interesting historical markers in New York, 1 of for every county
April 17th 2018 11:03AM

Not your typical blue and yellow historical marker, but a place of note regardless. The plaque on this giant boulder tells the story of a relatively small band of American patriots (800) which held off a much larger army of British and Hessian soldiers (4,000) just long enough for Washington's Army to ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 10:03AM

A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender County Public Library in ...

Dallas' Confederate War Memorial Might Be Coming Down After All
April 17th 2018 9:00AM

"This is not a historical marker. There was never any intent to teach history or honor historical figures," City Council member Philip Kingston said. "The inscriptions make it quite clear that [the memorial] is absolutely a monument to white supremacy." Kingston's colleague, Casey Thomas, said that staff ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

BURGAW, N.C. (AP) — A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender ...

Good for you
April 16th 2018 6:11PM

The Harvey County Historical Society, Community National Bank and community partners who helped create and erect a historical marker to denote Hyde Park and Newton's cowboy era. Newton Medical Center, which announced activities for National Healthcare Decisions Day. Mason Alexander and ...

Pulaski County's Most Notorious: Notorious Places
April 16th 2018 4:30PM

The historical marker can be found on Fort Street above the Waynesville square. The fort was built by the Union Army during the Civil War to protect the Wire Road, which was a main supply route and contained telegraph communication wires. The Old Stagecoach Stop is still in existence even though ...

Historical marker unveiled in front of old Bulldog Stadium
April 17th 2018 1:28AM

Local officials gathered on Saturday afternoon in front of the old Bulldog Stadium on Park Street to unveil a Texas Historical Marker. The designation is both for the stadium, which was home for the Jasper Bulldogs for nearly 100 years, and also for the very unique stone wall that has stood guard at the ...

Fort Bend ISD finds historic cemetery near construction site
April 17th 2018 12:38AM

The Imperial State Prison Farm was built here and more than 400 inmates were housed on the property, according to a historical marker that sits in front of the cemetery. “This was still a very racially stratified system, where black convicts were doing the same kind of work (that) enslaved people had done ...

Nanticoke Valley Historical Society Hosts Unveiling of New Historical Marker
April 17th 2018 12:25AM

The Nanticoke Valley Historical Society in Maine, NY hosted the unveiling of their newest historical marker for the ca. 1830 Grist Mill known as Pitcher's Mill Monday evening. Pitcher's Mill is an old water power grist mill, using massive millstones to grind grain into feed or flour. At one time the mill had ...

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April 16th 2018 11:56PM

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Windmill Island Gardens Historical Marker Unveiling
April 16th 2018 8:58PM

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- About two dozen area residents turns out of the dedication of the Michigan Historical Marker at DeZwaan Windmill on Holland's Windmill Island Gardens on March 14, 2018. Among the notable attendees: Windmill Island's first head gardener, Jaap de Blecourt, Michigan Rep ...

Marker honors Mississippi synagogue's civil rights role
April 15th 2018 3:33PM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the congregation played during the civil rights movement. The marker was unveiled Friday at Beth Israel Congregation in Jackson. Beth Israel, which was Mississippi's first Jewish ...

Historical marker honoring legendary jockey Roscoe Goose placed in front of his former home
April 16th 2018 9:00PM

Horse racing fans all over the world are tracking the odds for the horses expected to compete in the 144th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5. But a group of public officials, South Louisville residents and racing executives kicked off the 2018 Derby season last week by remembering the ...

Van Eeden Historical Marker Dedication
April 16th 2018 2:54PM

In 1939, the lives of nine German Jewish families were rescued from the Holocaust and given homes and small farms in rural Pender County. All are cordially invited to a dedication program & unveiling of a new North Carolina Highway Historical Marker. VAN EEDEN. Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Pender ...

Fulbright Historical Marker Rededication
April 16th 2018 2:13PM

A historical marker commemorating J. William Fulbright will be reinstalled and rededicated at 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. The historical marker will be placed next to the 1931-1949 section of Senior Walk, which leads from Arkansas Avenue to Old Main. All members of the campus community are ...

NYC commission unanimously approves statue's removal
April 16th 2018 8:15PM

Once there, it will be briefly put in storage for renovations before being displayed at a later date with an historical marker documenting Sims' experiments. “Placing the sculpture near his gravesite is not meant to glorify him,” the cemetery said in a statement. “Rather, it is a visual focal point that will bring ...

Marker to honor Pender County farm tract that housed Jewish refugees
April 16th 2018 2:03PM

A new state highway historical marker, honoring a Pender County farm tract that served as a refuge from Nazi Germany, will be unveiled Wednesday afternoon outside Burgaw. A commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony at 2 p.m. at the Pender County Public Library will precede the unveiling.

Valley Datebook
April 16th 2018 4:41AM

“Little Syria on the Wabash” Indiana state historical marker dedication, ceremony 11 a.m., conference room, first floor, Indiana State University Foundation office, 30 N. Fifth St.; marker unveiling at noon, Cherry and Fifth streets; information, www.IN.gov/history or 317-232-2535. • “Who Lives, Who Dies, ...

Marker to honor Pender County farm tract that housed Jewish refugees
April 16th 2018 3:18PM

A state highway historical marker will be unveiled April 18 to note the site of the Van Eeden refugee colony north of Burgaw.

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Historical Marker
April 16th 2018 2:39PM

Dedicated to our comrades who fought, bled, suffered and died on land and sea, on battle fields and in prison pens, for their country's honor. 1861 - 1865 Lieut. (A historical marker located in Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.)

'Fake News' from Wise County brought UFO believers to Aurora - eventually
April 16th 2018 12:00PM

"Fake news" may seem like a modern concern, but people have been printing tall tales since the early days of newspapers. On April 17, 1897, Wise County resident S. E. Haydon reported in The Dallas Morning News that an airship had crashed in the small town of Aurora, a full six years before the ...

Parker's Marketplace
April 16th 2018 5:17AM

Ira Parker (1846-1938) built a house here in 1885. He had left his family's tannery in 1866 to make gloves. (A historical marker located in Littleton in Grafton County, New Hampshire.)

Catlettsburg historical markers a great idea
April 16th 2018 9:45AM

Credit goes out today to all of those who worked for years to get an official historical marker at the Catlettsburg Cemetery marking the graves of James and Floyd McCoy. If you picked up our Sunday paper you likely read about the fact that James and Floyd McCoy -- two men who participated in national ...

LaVO: A Woman Named Rachel
April 16th 2018 9:22AM

Sources include Edward H. Magill's lecture “When Men Were Sold, Reminiscences of the Underground Railroad in Bucks County and Its Managers” published in 1909; the Historical Marker Program available online at www.PAHistoricalMarkers.com; assistance from the Solebury Township Historical ...

Prep baseball/softball roundup: Musketeers make it to seven straight
April 16th 2018 4:01AM

Catlettsburg historical markers a great idea. Credit goes out today to all of those who worked for years to get an official historical marker at the Catlettsburg Cemetery marking the graves of James and Floyd McCoy.

Home of Debra Records Historical Marker
April 16th 2018 3:47AM

A historical marker located in Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.)

Colonel Jacob Weiss
April 16th 2018 2:16AM

A historical marker located in Lehighton in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.)

Douglas MacArthur
April 16th 2018 12:11AM

A historical marker located in Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.)

Fundraiser for Ozark train depot historical marker underway
April 16th 2018 12:00AM

The Dale County Genealogical and Historical Society hopes to raise $2,600 through RedBasket.org to place a historical marker near the site. Wilson Head ... The town hopes to erect a historical marker to signify the depot's history and location in time for Alabama's bicentennial celebration in 2019.

Willie Mitchell's Royal Studios
April 15th 2018 8:11PM

Constructed as the Shamrock Theater in 1915, this building was converted into Royal Recording Studios in 1957. (A historical marker located in Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee.)

Marker honors Mississippi synagogue's civil rights role
April 15th 2018 3:33PM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the congregation played during the civil rights movement. Scroll for more content... The marker was unveiled Friday at Beth Israel Congregation in Jackson. Beth Israel, which was ...

Details - All Saints Episcopal Church - Atlas Number 5331007937
April 15th 2018 4:21AM

Details for All Saints Episcopal Church (Atlas Number 5331007937). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5331007937. Print all detailed data · Report an error with this data. Record Data; Map ...

Marker Honors Mississippi Synagogue's Civil Rights Role
April 15th 2018 3:45PM

Marker Honors Mississippi Synagogue's Civil Rights Role. Mississippi's largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the Jewish congregation played during the civil rights movement. April 15, 2018, at 11:38 a.m.. Marker Honors Mississippi Synagogue's Civil Rights Role.

One building's journey from a place of incarceration, to a venue of liberation
April 15th 2018 9:00AM

A historical marker commemorating the founding of the Rev. Leon Sullivan's Opportunities Industrialization Center was installed in 1990. As nice as the composition is, the building didn't earn its place in history until 1964, when the Rev. Leon Sullivan, the progressive pastor of Zion Baptist Church, ...

Preston House cleared for historical marker
April 15th 2018 3:56AM

Jones noted that, although the acceptance rate seems high, the criteria for designating a historical marker remains a high bar. “DHR's two-person marker team, which consists of historian Dr. Jennifer Loux and an assistant historian, Matt Gottlieb, put a huge amount of effort into doing additional research ...

Photos for Oxford Historical Marker
April 14th 2018 10:27PM

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Oxford Historical Marker
April 14th 2018 10:26PM

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Block of Dargan Street named Historic Downtown African American Business District
April 14th 2018 11:03PM

The historical marker sits near the corner of Dargan and Darlington Streets to mark the district. Dozens of African Americans from Florence spoke about the places their family members used to own on Dargan Street Saturday. The barbershops, restaurants and other shops provided services for African ...

Salado Historical Marker Dedication
April 14th 2018 2:47AM

Salado Historical Marker Dedication. May 5 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Salado, TX (Bell County). Cedar Knob Cemetery. FM 2484. Salado Texas 76571. Come celebrate the dedication of Historic Texas Cemetery Cedar Knob Cemetery. Directions to the cemetery: Exit from IH 35 to FM 2484.Travel west ...

Historical marker hit by driver on icy roads
April 14th 2018 10:21AM

A damaged historical marker near Brownlee in Cherry County was the result of an icy traffic accident, officials say — not a hate crime.

Ex militar deportado a México se naturaliza estadounidense
April 14th 2018 4:11AM

Nacogdoches County Historical Commission members and supporters gather near the newly instal… Town of Douglass historical marker dedication at the Douglass Pavillion on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Nacogdoches County Historical Commission supporter Tony Jasso, left, reads over an informati…