First Settlement 1710

Brookfield, CT

The Oakes House

Yazoo City, MS

Original Settler's Cabin

Pleasant Hills, PA

Marker of the Week
The Rusch Home

Citrus-Heights, CA

The Rusch Home, built in 1916, is on the original site of the 480-acre Volle Ranch. Fred and Julia Volle came across the plains by covered wagon in 1853. Before settling in Citrus Heights, they owned a small place on L Street in Sacramen… more »

Marker of the Day
Lower Marlboro

Owings, MD

Before the American Revolution, Lower Marlborough (the spelling officially changed to Marlboro in the 19th century) was a thriving port town with large homes, inns, stores, warehouses, a sawmill, a tobacco inspection station, and the Briti… more »

Marker of the Moment
Galveztown

Prairieville, LA

Old Spanish town at junction of Amite River and Bayou Manchac. Settled by Anglo-Americans, 1776-78, seeking Spanish refuge from American Revolution and by Canary Islanders (Islenos). Named for Spanish Governor Bernardo de Galvez. Town was a… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
SMCHA plans road trip
May 27th 2017 7:12AM

Also, the group will view the site of the first post office in Childstown Township, site of the first Hutterite settlement, Low German Historical Marker, ...

Service honors Civil War veterans
May 27th 2017 4:26AM

... honors area soldiers who served in the Civil War and “made the supreme sacrifice,” according to The Historical Marker Database website.

This Memorial Day, at last, remember and recognize this young Marine – Saunders
May 26th 2017 11:20PM

That's when the state, after years of being badgered, cajoled and shamed, will unveil and dedicate an N.C. Highway Historical Marker in his honor.

This Memorial Day, at last, remember and recognize this young Marine – Saunders
May 26th 2017 11:15PM

That's when the state, after years of being badgered, cajoled and shamed, will unveil and dedicate a N.C. Highway Historical Marker in his honor.

Trotwood author champions a black education pioneer
May 26th 2017 9:11PM

She said, “Friends took me to Athens to get the support of OU's president, and on June 28 an Ohio historical marker will be dedicated on the OU ...