The Ring

Bristol, PA

Samuel Francis Du Pont

Wilmington, DE

1879 Exeter 1979

Exeter, NE

Marker of the Week
Friendship Garden

Plains, GA

In May 1936, the Tri-County news of Americus, Georgia, reported, "Miss Julia Coleman {superintendent of the Plains High School} has directed a program for the beautification of the {school} campus this spring, and many shrubs and flowers ha… more »

Marker of the Day
The Tramp House

New-Vernon, NJ

This house was built C. 1876 by order of the Morris County Board of Chosen Freeholders to provide temporary refuge for homeless wanderers of the post-civil war depression years. Moved to this site in 1988 by the Harding Township Historic… more »

Marker of the Moment
Sierra Valley History

Calpine, CA

Sierra Valley was discovered in 1851 by James P. Beckwourth, a mountain man and entrepreneur who was searching for a northern route across the Sierra Nevada. The valley had been sighted a year earlier by prospectors exploring the nearby Sie… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor in North Carolina hopes for a 'justice river'
August 20th 2017 8:48PM

In this Aug. 16, 2017 photo, the Rev. Nelson Johnson and his wife, Joyce, stand beside a historical marker for the "Greensboro Massacre" in ...

Correction: City council speaker misidentified
August 20th 2017 6:56PM

The speaker who raised concerns about a historical marker near the former home of Josephus Daniels is Castonoble Hooks of Wilson. His name ...

Our Heritage: Kehres family transforms Mount Union football
August 20th 2017 5:37PM

Mount Union has 12 national championship teams and seven runner-up finishes in the past 24 seasons. How did it all get started? ALLIANCE After ...

Historical marker to honor Bishop William Paul Quinn
August 20th 2017 4:30PM

RICHMOND, Ind. — The Indiana Historical Bureau has approved an Indiana State Historical Marker in honor of Bishop William Paul Quinn to be ...

1979 Klan-Nazi attack survivor hopes for a 'justice river'
August 20th 2017 3:45PM

Nelson Johnson and his wife, Joyce, stand beside a historical marker for the 'Greensboro Massacre' in Greensboro, N.C. Near that spot on Nov.