Shot Tower

Philadelphia, PA

Colonial Beach Roll of Honor

Colonial Beach, VA

The Sullivan Expedition against the Iroquois Indians

Athens, PA

Marker of the Week
Zion Lutheran Church

Halifax, PA

"Tippecanoe and Tyler Too" was the familiar political slogan of the 1839 Presidential Campaign. The Campaign began when William Henry Harrison and John Tyler were nominated as the Whig candidates for U.S. President and Vice President in thi… more »

Marker of the Day
Thorsby Remembers Our Veterans

Thorsby, AL

For the men and women of all branches of the military Thank you for your service God Bless you all … more »

Marker of the Moment
Second Division

Gettysburg, PA

Army of the PotomacTwelfth CorpsSecond DivisionBrig. General John W. GearyFirst Brigade Col. Charles CandySecond Brigade Col. Geo. A. Cobham Jr., Brig. Gen. Thos. L. KaneThird Brigade Brig. Gen. Geo. S. GreeneJuly 1 Arrived on the Baltimore… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Etta Reid: 'Mary Had a Little Lamb' author is little-known Mother of Thanksgiving
November 24th 2017 5:03AM

I am forever grateful to the pioneers of Thanksgiving, but after learning about Hale (1788-1879), I did some research and discovered there is a historical marker in New Hampshire to preserve her legacy for generations to come. It reads, “Prominent humanitarian, poet and author was born and taught ...

Cotton and Mecklenburg County -- Thomas Polk Park, Charlotte NC
November 24th 2017 1:55AM

The waymarked historical marker is located on the Liberty Walk inside of the Thomas Polk park. It is incised in a panel around the waterfall.

In (and around) Fredericksburg, Va., walking the steps of a slave's Trail to Freedom
November 24th 2017 12:00AM

“I had begun to fee[l] like I had truly escaped from the hands of the Slaves Master and with the help of God, I never would be a Slave no more,” Washington wrote. A historical marker opposite 2622 Caroline St. explains Washington's escape. Once across the river, Washington offered his services to the ...

Oak Cliff's Texas Theatre gets new JFK historical marker that fixes the record
November 23rd 2017 12:32PM

Oak Cliff's Texas Theatre gets new JFK historical marker that fixes the record Original published: 2017-11-22 15:07:00 Read the full Dallas News here.

2017 Foundation Grants leave much to be thankful for
November 23rd 2017 4:41AM

Oakland Chamber of Commerce for the purchase of a Nebraska Historical Marker sharing the history of the community and its first postmaster John ...