Copperthite Racetrack

Burke, VA

Hull Road

Snow Hill, NC

Pont de Rennes Pedestrian Bridge

Rochester, NY

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Electric Light Tower

San-Jose, CA

When completed in 1881, the 237-foot electric light tower that once spanned the intersection of Market and Santa Clara Streets was the largest single source of electric light in the country. The brainchild of J.J. Owen, founder of the San J… more »

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The Red House Interpretive Center

Cape-Girardeau, MO

The Red House Interpretive Center, under construction from 2002-2004, is a cooperative effort of the Cape Girardeau Lewis and Clark Bicentennial Commission and the City of Cape Girardeau. The project was funded in part through grants from t… more »

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Lewis Lawrence Griffin

Griffin, GA

Born in South Carolina, October 3, 1794, Lewis Lawrence Griffin moved to Georgia with his widowed mother in the early 1800's. He fought in the Georgia Militia under General Daniel Newnan in Florida and, later, under Generals John Floyd and … more »

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For the Blues King Bee: Author talks new Slim Harpo book
September 29th 2016 10:52PM

... into the Grammy Hall of Fame; the 2014 dedication of a historical marker near his gravesite in Port Allen; and the 2015 release of “Buzzin' the Blues: ...

New building for Conservation District
September 29th 2016 6:05PM

... some antiques and displays that were given to me to enhance the Dell Burke story portrayed on the historical marker we had placed on the east side ...

Historic Eutawville
September 29th 2016 3:44PM

Francis Marion’s grave and historical marker are in Pineville, S.C. Francis Marion's grave and historical marker are in Pineville, S.C.

Uncovering Houston's lost music history
September 29th 2016 10:18PM

In Houston, there was no reference to the iconic Lightnin' Hopkins for visitors to see until a fan took the initiative to have a historical marker granted in ...

BLM's decision to replace 'Negro Bill' sign at trailhead draws mixed community response
September 29th 2016 4:07PM

“Changing the name to Grandstaff would take away all of the history,” ... She added that she would support the installation of an historical marker in ...