Fort Atkinson

Fort Atkinson, IA

Switchback Railroad

Summit Hill, PA

Belleville Copper Rolling Mill

Belleville, NJ

Marker of the Week
Walney Outbuildings

Chantilly, VA

Caroline Machen (at Walney) to Lewis Machen, December 1849 "You speak of making our pork into bacon before selling it. I do not think it would answer well in many accounts. Our smoke house is too small?" James Machen (at Walney) to Lewi… more »

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The Mormon Trail

Barstow, CA

The Southern Route of the Mormon Trail followed paths explored by Father Garces and Jedediah Smith. In 1848, Mormon Battalion Captain Jefferson Hunt trailed cattle to Utah on this trail. The Daniel Davis family, also of the Mormon Battalion… more »

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The Brewmaster's Castle

Washington, DC

A Washington, D.C. Landmark on the National Register of Historic PlacesBuilt by Christian Heurich (1842-1945), the world's oldest brewer, patriarch of the Washington business community, philanthropist, German immigrant, and American citizen… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Historical Marker at Delcastle Golf Course to give nod to its past
August 28th 2016 10:52AM

Delcastle Golf Course in New Castle County is set to receive a historical marker Monday, recognizing its site history as the Delcastle Prison Farm.

A company easy to despise
August 28th 2016 5:37AM

"The park needs a historical marker that pays tribute to a man who by any measure led an exceptional life," she wrote. Six months later, an impressive ...

Pennsylvania Historical Marker Dedication in Friedens
August 28th 2016 3:56AM

John Christian Frederick Heyer will be celebrated with the unveiling of a Pennsylvania Historical Commission roadside marker. The Rev.

Statue Honoring A. A. Birch Jr. Unveiled
August 28th 2016 3:00AM

... situated outside of the Justice A. A. Birch Building and featured a four-foot granite base including a historical marker detailing his accomplishments.

The Allegheny: 'Third' of three rivers
August 27th 2016 8:03PM

That event is known today as The Battle of Thompson's Island, and an historical marker stands along Rte. 62 south of Warren commemorating the ...