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Savannah as History Class
December 15th 2019 5:37AM

There is no visible sign nor does the historical marker in Wright Square mention it. Only the granite boulder in the square's southeastern corner speaks ...

Marking 125 years since lynching that launched Ida B. Wells' campaign
December 15th 2019 3:38AM

A Tennessee historical marker commemorates the site in Memphis where three African American co-owners of People's Grocery were lynched in 1892 ...

Bookmarks for Dec. 15
December 14th 2019 10:41PM

Jennifer Loux, the historian and manager of the nation's oldest state historical marker program, wrote the introduction; Colima Nichols Fairfax, ...

Sherman W. White, Jr. Historical Marker
December 14th 2019 8:10PM

Navigation & Live Traffic. Send to your phone. DownloadGet. Sherman W. White. Jr. Historical Marker 694 W Jeff Davis Ave, Montgomery, United ...

This Week's Milestones: Dec. 15-21, 2019
December 14th 2019 7:52PM

Dec. 15, 1972. ADVERTISEMENT. The historical marker of San Francisco Church in Naga City, Camarines Sur province, was installed. According to ...

A Mount Vernon telephone operator connects Civil War-era Fort Fizzle to a 1930 Cleveland murder
December 14th 2019 6:22PM

The name has stuck, and today an Ohio historical marker is posted along Holmes County Road 6 at the site of Blanchard's farm. No walls of the fort are ...

African American Studies Anniversary Celebration and Historical Marker Unveiling
December 14th 2019 3:05PM

In celebration of the 50th Anniversary of the UF African American Studies Program, students, faculty, and the public are invited to Turlington Plaza.

Passenger Terminal
December 14th 2019 10:01AM

A historical marker located in Staunton in Staunton, Virginia.)

Guide To The State Historical Markers Of Pennsylvania
December 14th 2019 8:36AM

Interstate 476 Pennsylvania - Interstate-Guide.com Ohio's Historical Markers - Touring Ohio Shibe Park Pennsylvania State Historical Marker, ...

NWA Letters to the Editor
December 14th 2019 7:30AM

Every effort has been made by the quarry proponents to keep the issue from the eyes of the citizens, starting in 2008 when the historical marker was ...

Armstrong State University Historical Marker Unveiling
December 14th 2019 5:03AM

Please join us for the unveiling of the Armstrong State University Historical Marker. Refreshments will follow in Burnett Hall. Parking is available on ...

St. Cloud snags 4 awards at international competition for most livable cities
December 13th 2019 4:52PM

Mayor Dave Kleis and former director of the American Indian Center at St. Cloud State University Jim Knutson-Kolodzne unveil a new historical marker ...

Column: Reenchanting Ceres
December 14th 2019 12:56AM

That doesn't change anything about the statue's official purpose as a historical marker of a state's promotion of its agricultural past, but it does open up ...

Former pitman employs a marker
December 13th 2019 9:32PM

Former Rocky Mount sanitation worker Leonard Giles, second from left, and Jean Pryor, right, help unveil the new N.C. Highway Historical Marker in ...

Christmas 1806 salida colorado
December 13th 2019 4:56PM

"christmas 1806 historical marker heart of the rockies history - christmas, 1806 - salida museum christmas 1806 historical marker - peenie wallie ...

WAFF 48 News - A historical marker was revealed at the...
December 13th 2019 4:06PM

A historical marker was revealed at the Crabb-Stewart-Key-Dotson home in Hartselle.

The Eighth Annual Cheers For Children
December 13th 2019 12:34AM

... presents The Eighth Annual Cheers For Children - Saturday, January 25, 2020

NEWS: SC Medicaid recipients face new work requirements
December 13th 2019 3:45PM

S.C. Historical Marker Program releases new digital guidebook. The digital S.C. Historical Markers guidebook for Winter 2019 was released this week.

SunTrust Honored by Georgia Historical Society As New Georgia Business History Initiative Inductee
December 13th 2019 2:48PM

In addition to the new historical marker the Georgia Historical Society has compiled a case study outlining the history of the company from the founding ...

Trump is wallowing in 'self-pity' even though McConnell promised to protect him: Morning Joe
December 13th 2019 1:30PM

But it doesn't mean that he won't have the sting of the historical marker. You may have a party-line vote, but it will be an impeachment — that will be ...

Northern Kentucky Tri-ED team shares top takeaways from the 2019 Kentucky Economic Forum
December 13th 2019 7:52AM

Russell learned about the Kentucky History app, which provides background on every historical marker in the state and could provide a personal ...

Hopkins Grocery
December 13th 2019 3:51AM

Welsh immigrant Archibald Hopkins settled in central Montana in the 1870s, where he raised produce for sale to local markets. (A historical marker ...

Davis Camp – a piece of East County history
December 12th 2019 9:08PM

We don't know what they're going to put up there eventually, but we would like to have a historical marker on that site. The people that come after our ...

Locally owned bookstores flourish in the region's fertile literary landscape
December 12th 2019 7:52PM

... is one of the oldest in Black Mountain; a historical marker by the front door notes it was constructed in 1876 as the livery stables for the railroad.

Soccer Star Carli Lloyd Helps Unveil Lower Manhattan's Newest Historical Marker
December 12th 2019 7:02PM

The U.S. Women's National Soccer Team's 2019 FIFA World Cup victory has now permanently marked Lower Manhattan in the form of a granite ...

PHOTOS: Babies Hospital
December 12th 2019 3:45PM

Nurses sit with infant patients on the lawn outside Babies Hospital, a pioneering pediatric facility that sat on Wrightsville Sound but was demolished in ...

Hollywood & Vine
December 12th 2019 12:34PM

They subdivided their ranch in 1887 and called two dirt cross-roads Prospect Avenue and Weyse Avenue. (A historical marker located in Hollywood in ...

Attix Clinic
December 12th 2019 12:34PM

Dr. Frederick F. Attix came to Lewistown in 1901 where he set up one of the first local medical practices. Dr. (A historical marker located in Lewistown ...

Turning Back the Pages for Dec. 11, 2019
December 11th 2019 11:03PM

A historical marker was placed at the pioneer home of Leo Adler, 2305 Main St., by the Oregon Landmarks Committee. The building was constructed ...

Mountain Valley School Original Location
December 11th 2019 10:50AM

... served their communities for decades. The district sold this property in 1962. (2002). Historical Marker Information During Application (abbreviated) ...

Petoskey Area Antiques Club donates books to Women's Resource Center
December 11th 2019 8:15PM

In 2015, the Petoskey Area Antiques Club help raise funds to put up a historical marker on the bike trail near Round Lake to honor the Hiawatha ...

In Pittsburgh, 'Fences' and August Wilson's Hill District
December 11th 2019 5:03PM

A historical marker at a local baseball field honors Josh Gibson, the Negro Leagues player mentioned in “Fences.” Gibson, one of the greatest hitters ...

Churches, synagogues may become sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants
December 11th 2019 1:52PM

Outside their church, one of the two oldest Protestant congregations in Detroit, a historical marker calls it “the conscience of a city.” That history is what ...

Historical Marker Honoring “Long Pine - A Railroad Town”
December 11th 2019 12:11PM

The Long Pine Heritage Society worked in cooperation with the History Nebraska and Nebraska Game and Parks to produce the newest Nebraska ...

Historical Marker Honoring “Long Pine - A Railroad Town” Is Installed in Long Pine
December 11th 2019 12:11PM

The Long Pine Heritage Society worked in cooperation with the History Nebraska and Nebraska Game and Parks to produce the newest Nebraska ...

Indiana University 2019 in Review
December 11th 2019 4:30AM

It's been another great year to be a Hoosier. From research to arts to scientific discoveries, Indiana University is making an impact in the state and ...

Historic Siloam School a step closer to preservation
December 11th 2019 1:52AM

A historical marker would be placed at the school's original location once it is moved. “Our vision is for the restored building to become an educational ...

Mecklenburg County gives $125000 to Siloam School restoration project
December 11th 2019 11:26AM

A historical marker will be placed at the school's original location on Mallard Highlands Drive. “Our vision is for the restored building to become an ...

NY tries to balance solar power growth with land-use issues
December 11th 2019 9:00AM

A historical marker on the side of Old Kings Highway commemorates the Battle of Saratoga in the Ulster County town of Saugerties Feb. 2, 2017.

'Forgotten War' veterans remembered; memorial dedication Saturday
December 11th 2019 2:48AM

“This will be the 16th historical marker the chapter has dedicated throughout Pueblo County,” Turner said. “The World War I Doughboy closer to 29th ...

Oakwood CC Gets Historical Marker
December 10th 2019 7:51PM

As part of the unveiling of the historical marker, The News & Advance reported, Edwin Walker, Alexander's grandson-in-law, lent a golf club made in ...

Carson City unveils women's suffrage historical marker
December 11th 2019 1:07AM

CARSON CITY, Nev. (News 4 & Fox 11) — Carson City celebrated its new historic landmark suffrage marker Tuesday in honor of Felice Cohn, ...

Editorial: James Island's overlooked history
December 11th 2019 12:00AM

But it was only two years ago that a historical marker was placed on the Dills Bluff site. “I just think James Island has always been shortchanged since ...

Historical marker honors chess champion Reverend Dr. Samuel Calthrop
December 10th 2019 11:37PM

City officials dedicated a new historical marker to Reverend Dr. Samuel Calthrop on Tuesday. He won the state chess championship in 1880 and 1883 ...

The Best 10 Landmarks & Historical Buildings near Mal Pan in Charlotte, NC - Yelp
December 10th 2019 9:58PM

Best Landmarks & Historical Buildings near Mal Pan - President James K Polk State Historic Site, Mint Museum Historical Marker, Temple Masonic ...

Iconic Tyler jewelry shop closes after over 150 years in business
December 10th 2019 8:48PM

The business, which is located at 5201 S. Broadway Ave., Suite 140, received a Texas historical marker in 1985, according to the Texas Historical ...

Historic Honus Wagner House In Carnegie Salvageable After Enormous Fire
December 10th 2019 3:58PM

The house has a historical marker and went up for auction in 2006. It never did become a historic landmark, but many in Carnegie consider it one.

From the Public Archives: Drag racing Delaware style
December 10th 2019 6:56PM

A new Delaware State Historical marker recognizes Delaware International Speedway near Delmar. In 1963, the Cathell Family built the quarter ...

Lewistown
December 10th 2019 12:34PM

Located at the geographical center of the state, the Lewistown area was the center of many significant events during Montana's formative years.

Effort to save Jim Crow-era schoolhouse needs more money, even after latest boost
December 10th 2019 5:13PM

After the building is moved, a historical marker will go up at the original site. Part of why it's been so difficult to raise funds for the project is because the ...

Editorial: Virginia missed a chance to give women the right to vote
December 10th 2019 5:02AM

There's not even a historical marker about him. In any case, not even Underwood could persuade the convention to go so far as to give women the ...

Baskets of Hope provided Thanksgiving for 42 families
December 10th 2019 4:41AM

After the parade, the Greenback Historical Society presented a historical marker for small-town Greenback. This marker is located near the Greenback ...

Roadside Historical Marker Replacement, Repair, and Repainting
December 10th 2019 2:52AM

Roadside historical marker replacement, repair, and repainting.

North Wilkesboro Speedway to be Featured in New Book
December 9th 2019 6:51PM

In addition, Save the Speedway applied for and received, a historical marker for the location in 2008. Their tireless efforts have helped to keep the ...

Historical Markers, need to stop more
December 9th 2019 5:03PM

Was running around Kansas late last week and stopped for this Historical Marker. I really need to slow down and stop more. I find these very ...

Lamar County historian Louise Hagood dies
December 9th 2019 4:41PM

“Louise was a valued member of our historical community,” Harper said, noting she was responsible for the Texas Historical Marker for the cotton ...

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December 9th 2019 3:08PM

The historical marker designates Mobile as a documented slave arrival site, listing the Clotilda and four other ships believed to have delivered ...

Mascha Kaleko
December 9th 2019 12:35PM

Here lived from 1942 to 1959 the German poet with her husband, composer, musical director and scholar Chemjo Vinaver and her son, writer, director, ...

Rockville
December 9th 2019 10:34AM

A historical marker located in Rockville in Montgomery County, Maryland.)

Marker notes Mobile as 'site of memory' in slave trade
December 9th 2019 8:35AM

Karlos Finley was far from the only speaker to link the past and the future, as a new historical marker was unveiled Saturday in Mobile's Cooper ...

Battle of Port Gibson
December 8th 2019 11:53PM

The Historical Marker Database · www.hmdb.org ... This post first appeared on The Historical Marker Database, please read the originial post: here ...

Historic Bell
December 8th 2019 10:36PM

Erected on this site by the Dale County Commission, this bell is made of brass and hung in the clock tower of the courthouse from its completion in ...

Ehem. Dorfbrauerei / Former Village Brewery
December 8th 2019 3:56PM

Includes complete text, location, directions, 2 photos, GPS coordinates, map. This post first appeared on The Historical Marker Database, please read ...

Column: Carter Makes His Move and Gives Fans Hope
December 8th 2019 9:33PM

A few weeks ago in Jackson, when the SEC original office historical marker was unveiled, there was talk in the Q&A about current ADs in the SEC, ...

HOUSE POOR:
December 8th 2019 3:01PM

Olivia Ortiz pulls up to the small ranch-style house that once belonged to civil rights leader Cesar Chavez and takes in the historical marker — a brick ...

John Saul
December 8th 2019 9:04AM

A historical marker located in Downtown in Washington, District of Columbia.)

Through schools, many jobs, longtime St. Landry Parish school employee retires
December 8th 2019 4:07PM

More: First black high school in Opelousas remembered with historical marker. Her trips to college weren't exactly short. Melville is 45 miles from ...

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December 8th 2019 11:56AM

U.S.S. Arizona
December 7th 2019 6:25PM

At 0755, 7 December 1941, near this spot at Berth Fox 7 The USS Arizona was hit by one torpedo and approximately seven bombs. (A historical ...

Historical Marker
December 7th 2019 12:34PM

Commemorating Captain George Vancouver's discovery, landing & naming of Port Townsend in honor of the Marquis of Townshend, May 7, 1792.

Craddock: City was hospitable to WWII facility
December 8th 2019 6:56AM

An Official Texas Historical Marker erected in 1975 notes Harmon “had facilities for surgery, physical therapy, laboratory analysis, dental care and ...

Summers and Crowe: Old Stone Church in North Georgia survives through war and peace
December 8th 2019 4:52AM

Patrick Clebourne in Ringgold Gap with a historical marker detailing the battle. The next two days saw thousands of Confederate soldiers passing ...

Misguided science of eugenics had roots at Central Virginia Training Center
December 8th 2019 2:03AM

The historical marker sitting at the entrance of the training center says nothing about the thousands of sterilization procedures performed there or the ...

New historical marker unveiled at Oakwood Country Club
December 7th 2019 11:26PM

Oakwood County Club unveiled a new Virginia Historical Highway Marker on its property at 3409 Rivermont Ave. on Saturday. The marker was ...

Wayne and Cabell County Line Historical Marker – Wayne County WV
December 7th 2019 9:38AM

The West Virginia historical marker program began in 1934 with the beginning research for the markers with the intention of placing markers around ...

Herman Seele
December 7th 2019 7:15AM

A farmer, lawyer, and supporter of public education, Seele left written accounts of pioneer life in New Braunfels. (1976). Historical Marker Information ...

The Clara Barton House
December 7th 2019 6:25PM

Early headquarters of the American Red Cross and home of Clara Barton, founder and First President, who lived here until her death in 1912.

Huntsville legend honored with historical marker
December 7th 2019 5:33PM

Huntsville legend honored with historical marker. Trace Harris/The ItemWalker County Historical Commission marker committee member Lee Murrah ...

Julius Rosenwald High School
December 7th 2019 12:29AM

Originally known as Northumberland County Training School, this institution opened in 1917, under principal John M. Ellison. (A historical marker ...

This Week's Milestones: Dec. 8-14, 2019
December 7th 2019 7:52PM

A historical marker was unveiled for St. John the Baptist Church in Camalig town, Albay province. The massive stone church built by Franciscan ...

Riordan: KKK 'message of hate' unwelcome in South Jersey
December 7th 2019 5:11PM

Patrick Duff, a civil rights activist and leader of the historical marker project, sees the flyers as “ the result of what's been going on politically for the last ...

5th & 20th Connecticut Infantry Regiment Monument
December 7th 2019 1:02AM

A historical marker located in Chattanooga in Hamilton County, Tennessee.)

Historical Marker at Hilltop Park Honors Residents' Preservation Work
December 7th 2019 2:43PM

The work of three history lovers has been honored by the City of Wyoming with an historical marker at Hilltop Park.

South Newport Baptist Church
December 7th 2019 1:08AM

Charles O. Screven at Harris Neck, 7 miles West of here, during the early 1800's. (A historical marker located in South Newport in McIntosh County, ...

South Texas tribe vows to fight border wall, sues to abet tribal cemetery
December 7th 2019 11:48AM

“The full hassle is to proceed to be a historical marker for future generations and that is why we're right here combating for the things. The fight is now ...

Governor William Yates Atkinson
December 6th 2019 10:38PM

Born in Meriwether County, William Yates Atkinson settled in Newnan after receiving a law degree from the University of Georgia in 1877. (A historical ...

COMMENTARY: A day that did not have to live in infamy
December 7th 2019 9:56AM

On the grounds of the Turtle Bay Resort on the north shore of Oahu, there is a historical marker that recounts the story of that critical early warning, and ...

Historical marker in Barre gets new coats of paint
December 7th 2019 3:41AM

Photos courtesy of Melissa Ierlan BARRE – The historical marker on Route 98 in Barre, next to the Barre Center Presbyterian Church, was reset on ...

Author working on tribute to North Wilkesboro Speedway
December 6th 2019 9:22PM

In addition, Save the Speedway applied for and received a historical marker for the location in 2008. Their tireless efforts have helped to keep the ...

Ferdinand Lindheimer House
December 6th 2019 2:30PM

Historical Marker Information During Application (abbreviated). Click on the photos for full size view. Home I Departments I Services I Phone Book I ...

Roof collapses at historic black church in Florida
December 6th 2019 8:26PM

»CLICK HERE TO SEE THE HISTORICAL MARKER. Initially known as the home of the Pleasant Hill Colored Methodist Episcopal congregation, the ...

Logstown
December 6th 2019 7:32PM

An historic Indian village, was located a short distance northwest of this spot. It was founded by Shawnees and later occupied also by Delawares, ...

Ogle
December 6th 2019 7:25PM

Cranberry Township's first post office, Ogle, opened 1850 in the home of Thomas Robinson on old Perry Highway (now Dutilh Road) .09 mile south of ...

Rooted in Alton
December 6th 2019 7:07PM

Greg Cash and Liz Burns, researchers and library science experts from Lewis and Clark Community College, helped get the historical marker ...

Council says no to Archaeological Research on Cemetery Property
December 6th 2019 6:22PM

The Gulf Archaeological Research Institute acquired a grant in Sept. 2018 to “document the history, ethnohistory, and archaeology of Chucochatti and ...

River Interstates
December 5th 2019 10:18PM

Riverways linked major United States cities with posts on the frontier. (A historical marker located near Williston in Williams County, North Dakota.)

Huntsville legend honored with historical marker
December 6th 2019 1:52AM

Grant's marker was the fifth historical marker designated in 2019 in Walker County and the third this year from the under-told stories program of the ...

Construction begins on Lake Wichita boardwalk
December 5th 2019 10:30PM

During construction, a section of the Circle Trail from the Lake Wichita historical marker to where the trail ends at the spillway will be closed to the ...

Taste of the Philippines: The Banana Ketchup Story
December 5th 2019 9:00PM

The American Red Cross honored her with a humanitarian award, while the Batangas province has a historical marker and bust. In 1970, her niece ...

An Insider's Guide to Austin
December 5th 2019 8:03PM

... where they're constantly refilling your chips and salsa—and it's been around since the '50s,” she says of the recently designated historical marker.