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Letter: Help commemorate legacy of Jacob Haish
March 27th 2017 5:48AM

The DeKalb Area Agricultural Heritage Association, or DAAHA, is raising funds to place a historical marker outside of the DeKalb Public Library, ...

Northwest Almanac: Moravian administrator known as father of American mycology
March 27th 2017 3:45AM

The historical marker is at the intersection of N.C. 89 and Hanging Rock Park Road in Stokes County. Lewis David von Schweinitz came to North ...

Death Carts
March 27th 2017 2:37AM

(A historical marker located in Philadelphia in Philadelphia County, Pennsylvania ... At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.

29th Indiana Infantry
March 27th 2017 2:37AM

Indiana Twenty-Ninth Regiment Infantry. (Dunn) Second Brigade. (Dodge) Second Division. (A historical marker located near Fort Oglethorpe in ...

Warner Institute Historical Marker
March 27th 2017 2:06AM

Plan your next trip to Jonesborough, TN and be sure to visit Warner Institute Historical Marker. Tennessee offers many local attractions and business ...

Ogilvie Farm Historical Marker
March 27th 2017 2:06AM

Plan your next trip to College Grove, TN and be sure to visit Ogilvie Farm Historical Marker. Tennessee offers many local attractions and business for ...

Joseph Cotten
March 27th 2017 1:08AM

Joseph Cotten, actor, was born in Petersburg. At school he excelled in football and on the stage. He appeared in several Broadway productions during ...

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March 27th 2017 12:54AM

The tomb of Princess Elizabeth Stuart of England. Died a hostage of Cromwell's government, she was found dead with her head on the Bible her ...

Tech's only Medal of Honor recipient recognized
March 27th 2017 12:22AM

... Military Charitable Trust, Acme Brick and the Tarrant County Historical Commission dedicated an official Texas State Historical Marker to O'Brien.

Samuel Slover Historic Marker Unveiling
March 27th 2017 12:14AM

Topics Virgina, Norfolk, City of Norfolk, NorfolkTV, Government Access TV, Community Media, PEG, Youtube, City of Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia Beach, ...

Minnesota Agriculture historical marker at the westbound rest stop on Interstate 90 near Blue Earth ...
March 26th 2017 5:10PM

Closeup of the Continental Divide Monument located in Central Park in New York Mills, Minnesota. There is a fountain in the monument, which ...

Thompson Institute
March 26th 2017 4:29PM

Established 1881 for blacks by Lumber River Baptist Association. Boarding school; trained teachers; named for A.H. Thompson. (A historical marker ...

Evers Family Cemetery
March 26th 2017 3:26PM

Marker Number: 1516. Marker Text: Claus (1817-1900) and Johanna (1818-1905) Evers and their children Christian (1847-1915) and Christina ...

Sam Cooke Mississippi Historical Markers
March 26th 2017 1:02PM

Mississippi Blues Trail marker, a project created by the Mississippi Blues Commission to place interpretive markers at the most notable historical sites ...

John Willis
March 26th 2017 4:14AM

Founder of Lumberton, captain in Revolution, later brigadier general; member of legislature, conventions of 1788, and '89. (A historical marker located ...

Angus W. McLean
March 26th 2017 2:39AM

(A historical marker located in Lumberton in Robeson County, North ... At least 8 other markers are within 17 miles of this marker, measured as the ...

French Colonial Memorial Garden
March 26th 2017 2:39AM

(A historical marker located in Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi.) ... At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker.

Biloxi Cemetery
March 25th 2017 10:23PM

Time and countless storms have worn away the identifying information on the cypress boards that served as the earliest grave markers. Names and ...

1943
March 25th 2017 12:25PM

Hospital care was one of the integral missions of the newly created U. S. Army Air Base on land donated by the City of Myrtle Beach. (A historical ...

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March 26th 2017 6:31AM

Decatur Daily: A nearly 60-year-old historical marker on the Morgan County Courthouse grounds noting the county's creation before Alabama became ...

Morgan County Courthouse historical marker to be refurbished for 200th birthday
March 26th 2017 5:03AM

John Allison, director of the Morgan County Archives, stands in front of a historical marker that will be refurbished. [CRYSTAL VANDER ...

Oklahoma events to mark Chisholm Trail's 150th
March 26th 2017 4:52AM

"The Oklahoma Historical Society and our partners will mark the 150th ... The granite historical marker at the grave was showing signs of wear when ...

Historical Marker On this exact spot in the afternoon of April 21 l968 a marital argument was won by ...
March 26th 2017 2:00AM

Historical Marker On this exact spot in the afternoon of April 21 l968. a marital argument was won by the husband. THATS NOT TRUE THAT'S ...

Hernandez Trail
March 26th 2017 12:13AM

Located in Titusville near the airport in the median at Dixie Ave and Airport Rd.

Lawndale
March 26th 2017 12:07AM

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Colonel Charles M. Thrash
March 25th 2017 5:07PM

Colonel Charles M. 'Charlie' Thrash was stationed at Myrtle Beach Air Force Base on three different occasions. (A historical marker located in Myrtle ...

Historical marker will be dedicated in Metamora
March 26th 2017 2:48AM

A public dedication ceremony for an Indiana state historical marker commemorating the passenger pigeon in Indiana is scheduled for Monday, April 3, ...

Archaeological Findings
March 26th 2017 2:39AM

Sadly, Hurricane Katrina in 2005 devastated the Moran Art Studio, but it did allow exploration of the rest of the site. (A historical marker located in Biloxi ...

The Memorial Garden
March 26th 2017 2:39AM

A historical marker located in Biloxi in Harrison County, Mississippi.)

Lynchburg to gain three more historic markers
March 26th 2017 12:45AM

Congolese pygmy Ota Benga was displayed at the St. Louis World's Fair in 1904, and later at the Bronx Zoo. He eventually was brought to Lynchburg ...

Phony historical marker at fake president's golf course.
March 26th 2017 12:42AM

When I read that Trump would be "working" today at the Virginia Trump National Golf Course, I remembered this story about how he fabricated a ...

15th Wisconsin Infantry
March 25th 2017 11:03PM

Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 15th Wisconsin Infantry Lieutenant Colonel Ole C. Johnson 3rd Brigade - 1st Division 20th Corps. (A historical ...

Biloxi City Park & Welcome Sign
March 25th 2017 10:23PM

This Biloxi welcome arch originally stood at the northeast entrance of Biloxi's old City Park, which was on the northwest corner of Reynoir Street and ...

Waters: Time to stand up for persistent Lee sisters
March 25th 2017 10:18PM

The new marker will be the only historical marker on Main Street from Poplar to Beale. That's fitting. The Lee sisters spent a lot of time there.

Biloxi City Hall
March 25th 2017 8:26PM

The City of Biloxi adopted this building as its city hall in 1960, but it was originally built as a combined post office, federal courthouse, and customs ...

Parsons: Historical Markers sponsored by public, not state
March 25th 2017 7:19PM

The Division's Historical Marker Program is a grassroots effort that empowers individuals and groups to recognize people, places and resources ...

Jimmy Daywalt
March 25th 2017 7:10PM

A historical marker located in downtown Wabash, Indiana.

Comanchero Trail
March 25th 2017 12:34PM

Marker Number, 997. Atlas Number, 5279000997. Marker Title, Comanchero Trail. Index Entry, Comanchero Trail. Address, SH 54, 8 miles west.

Parsons: Historical Markers sponsored by public, not state
March 25th 2017 6:00PM

In Dr. Lynnette Long's My View last Saturday, she noted that very few historical markers note the historical contributions of women, specifically, ...

Laurinburg Institute
March 25th 2017 12:25PM

Founded 1904 by E.M. and Tinny McDuffie to educate black students upon encouragement by Booker T. Washington. Campus 100 yds. (A historical ...

Henry Berry Lowrie
March 25th 2017 12:25PM

Indian. Champion of the poor. Declared outlaw, he eluded capture and dissapeared in swamps, circa 1872. (A historical marker located in Pembroke ...

8th Kansas Infantry
March 25th 2017 11:06AM

Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 8th Kansas Infantry. 3rd Brigade, 1st Division, 20th Corps. (A historical marker located near Fort Oglethorpe in ...

Liberty Cemetery
March 25th 2017 10:39AM

Texas historical marker for historic Liberty Cemetery located on Farm-to-Market Road 2339 near Martins Mill in Van Zandt County, TX.

ATX-like line markers
March 25th 2017 6:43AM

Wisconsin Historical Markers: Marker 116: Prairie du Chien · Prairie du Chien ... 0.14, 1. Historical Marker database-HMdb George Taylor Marker.

The Evolution of Biloxi Tourism
March 25th 2017 4:38AM

During the early 19th Century, the Biloxi peninsula was sparsely populated with a few French speaking families. (A historical marker located in Biloxi ...

Wood's Division
March 25th 2017 4:38AM

Wood's Division - Crittenden's Corps Brigadier General Thomas J. Wood. Sept. 20th, 1863, 9:30 A.M. 1st Brigade - Colonel George P. Buell.

Take a tour of Cuyahoga County's 109 historical markers
March 25th 2017 4:20AM

Cuyahoga County has more than 100 historical markers, which honor well-known landmarks, such as Cleveland's well-known West Side Market, and ...

Nebraska Historical Marker Texts
March 25th 2017 1:58AM

Nebraska Historical Marker Texts. This page contains materials on request Nebraska Historical Marker Texts. Nebraska Historical Marker Texts.

Heg's Brigade
March 25th 2017 1:24AM

Colonel Hans C. Heg. Colonel John A. Martin. September 19, 1863. (A historical marker located near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia.)

Chinese laundry historical designation bid ends
March 24th 2017 11:03PM

With Abraham's consent, the El Paso County Historical Commission originally submitted the application for a historical marker on the building in ...

Harker's Brigade
March 24th 2017 10:10PM

Sept. 19, 1863, morning. 3rd Kentucky - Colonel Henry C. Dunlap. (A historical marker located near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia.)

Decatur's Old State Bank is thought to be the oldest surviving bank building in Alabama
March 24th 2017 7:53PM

Historical marker at the Old State Bank, Decatur. ... David Breland, the museum's coordinator and Decatur director of Historic Resources and Events, ...

ARPANET
March 24th 2017 6:43PM

A Virginia Historical Marker placed by Arlington County, Virginia in 2008.

Mississippi
March 24th 2017 11:19AM

Erected 1952 by the Mississippi Historical Commission. ... At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.

Capt. John Grant
March 24th 2017 10:10PM

Dredged 'Grant's Pass' & E. branch Pascagoula R. Legislator in Miss., Ala., & La., voting for Ala. (A historical marker located in Pascagoula in Jackson ...

Plans for controversial frac sand mine moves forward
March 24th 2017 7:52PM

A historical marker at Bruce Road and Old Applewhite Road, about 20 miles south of downtown San Antonio, commemorates the battle. It's across ...

Hill House Texas Historical Marker, San Felipe, Texas - San Antonio Picture
March 24th 2017 7:30PM

San Felipe, also known as San Felipe de Austin, is a town in Austin County, Texas, United States. The town was the social, economic, and political ...

Bethel AME Church marks 150th anniversary on Sunday
March 24th 2017 5:02PM

MATTHEWS -- A special prayer service and the unveiling of a state historic marker will highlight the festivities as Bethel AME Church celebrates its ...

New Historic Markers Coming to Central Virginia Locations - NBC29 WVIR Charlottesville, VA ...
March 24th 2017 6:11PM

Slated for Lynchburg, the historical marker “Ota Benga (ca. 1885-1916)” recalls the life Mbye Otabenga, known later as Ota Benga. Born in the ...

Vintage Historical Marker Newport News, VA
March 24th 2017 4:29PM

For sale is a vintage historical marker Newport News. $325 - Cash or credit. Hours: Monday - Saturday: 10 am to 7 pm Sunday: 12 noon to 5 pm.

First Presbyterian Church in Lott to celebrate 125th anniversary
March 24th 2017 4:07PM

A historical marker, pictured at left in photo, was commissioned by members of the First Presbyterian Church in Lott in 1992 in conjunction with the ...

Take a tour of Cuyahoga County's 109 historical markers
March 24th 2017 3:45PM

Cuyahoga County has more than 100 historical markers, which honor well-known landmarks, such as Cleveland's well-known West Side Market, and ...

astronomical marker
March 24th 2017 2:20PM

... possessive marker – plural marker – case marker Florida Historical Markers Programs - Marker: All Counties Climax, GA Historical Marker at the.

Historical Revisionism on the Hill: An Unfair Accusation
March 24th 2017 1:07PM

The second marker showcases the history of the Civil War trenches which were built through Jewell's campus. After losing the battle of Blue Mills ...

A Historical Marker
March 24th 2017 12:31PM

hahastop Funny Pictures A Historical Marker. ... Funny Picture : A Historical Marker Posted on 3/24/2017. Copyright 2017 hahastop.com

Georgianna Railway: 1892-1894 - Florida Historical Markers on Waymarking.com
March 24th 2017 12:04PM

Located on South Tropical Trail west of Crooked Mile Road.

Vance-Gillis House
March 24th 2017 11:19AM

Built in the 1830s, the French Creole house once located here incorporated Federal and Greek Revival decorative influences tn its design.

Crime and reconciliation
March 24th 2017 11:04AM

David Bridge of Fishers talks with other attendees of the dedication Wednesday in Pendleton of a state historical marker examining the 1824 murders ...

Tullis-Toledano House
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

Inscription. One of the most substantial of the vacation houses on the Gulf Coast, the Tullis Toledano House was built in 1856 for New Orleans native ...

Church of the Redeemer
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

The Carpenter Gothic style Episcopal Church of the Redeemer, built 1873-74 was located here. Among the church's parishioners was former ...

White House Hotel
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

Established as the White House Inn in 1895, this hotel was first operated as a boarding house by Cora White. By 1910 the White House had grown in ...

17th Georgia Infantry
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

17th Infantry Lieutenant Colonel Charles W. Matthews. Benning's Brigade. Law's Hood's, Division. (A historical marker located near Fort Oglethorpe in ...

Mississippi
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

Erected 1952 by the Mississippi Historical Commission. ... At least 8 other markers are within 4 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies.

15th Georgia Infantry
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

Major P.J. Shannon. Benning's Brigade. Law's Hood's Division. (A historical marker located near Fort Oglethorpe in Catoosa County, Georgia.)

81st Indiana Infantry
March 24th 2017 8:01AM

Text on the Front Side of the Monument: 81st Regiment Indiana Infantry. 2nd Brigade - Carlin. 1st Division - Davis. (A historical marker located in Fort ...

Pioneer Quay At Castlefield - Manchester, UK
March 24th 2017 7:41AM

This stand alone information board has information about a quay on the Rochdale Canal in the Castlefield area of Manchester. The Castlefield area ...

Owner of Chinese Laundry rescinds support for historical marker
March 24th 2017 6:55AM

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Owner of Chinese Laundry rescinds support for historical marker
March 24th 2017 6:47AM

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On his birthday, a historical marker for Col. Slover
March 24th 2017 3:41AM

Birthday wishes are going out for Samuel Leroy Slover, who would have turned 144 years-old today, March 23. Samuel Leroy Slover was born in ...

St. Paul Shiloh High School receives historical marker
March 24th 2017 3:11AM

St. Paul Shiloh High School receives historical marker ... District Clerk B. Wilson, Leon County Historical Commissioner R. Gaston, Oakwood ISD ...

Bethel AME Church marks 150th anniversary on Sunday
March 24th 2017 2:37AM

MATTHEWS -- A special prayer service and the unveiling of a state historic marker will highlight the festivities as Bethel A.M.E Church celebrates its ...

Best wishes for 'Dancing' gig
March 24th 2017 1:52AM

FILE - In this March 12, 1991, file photo, American skaters (L to R) Tonya Harding, silver; Kristi Yamaguchi, gold; and Nancy Kerrigan, bronze, display ...

Editorial: Aiken County gives needed lift to library elevator
March 24th 2017 1:07AM

Built in 1891, the original structure served as home to the Aiken Institute, according to a historical marker outside the building. A new wing added in ...

'Chinese Laundry' no longer in running for historic designation
March 24th 2017 12:33AM

The Texas Historical Commission says a historical marker doesn't necessarily add protection to the building. The commission can't save it from being ...

Leaving a new mark on history: Historic Waxahachie Inc. hoping to draw more attention to historical ...
March 23rd 2017 11:03PM

According to HWI, the Historic Marker Program gives recognition to enhance Waxahachie's tourism, generating increased income to local merchants ...

Vapshot: How a Weekend Experiment Changed Alcohol Consumption Forever
March 23rd 2017 10:30PM

For the first time in history, people are throwing back shots of vapor, not liquid, .... might someday show up in textbooks as a notable historical marker.

On his birthday, a historical marker for Samuel Slover Back in the Day
March 23rd 2017 9:19PM

Today in downtown Norfolk, a Virginia historical marker honoring Slover was unveiled. (“Colonel,” seen on the sign, was an honorary title given to ...

New historical marker honors Col. Samuel Slover, Pilot founder and Norfolk mayor
March 23rd 2017 9:00PM

Samuel LeRoy Slover was active in Southern newspapers and dominant in Virginia newspaper publishing circles. He was founder of Landmark ...

Memphis officials to help save Aretha Franklin's birthplace
March 23rd 2017 7:30PM

“But this is a historic property, and it's part of our heritage as Memphians that ... The house has been vacant for years, and there's no historical marker ...

Memphis mayor's office to help save Franklin's birthplace
March 23rd 2017 6:45PM

"But this is a historic property, and it's part of our heritage as Memphians that ... The house has been vacant for years, and there's no historical marker ...

Virginia may be getting first lgbt historical marker in roanoke
March 23rd 2017 6:30PM

Virginia may be getting first LGBT historical marker in Roanoke. 23.03.2017. A local group wants to get a historical marker in Roanoke. And it'd be the ...

A new day in history: First marker for Historic Highway 90 Corridor unveiled
March 23rd 2017 5:37PM

CHIPLEY - Wednesday marked a promise kept as the Washington County Historical Society unveiled the historical marker for Chipley's South Third ...

Louisville's connection to "The Little Colonel" is marked
March 23rd 2017 5:15PM

Pewee Valley will celebrate Annie Fellows Johnston and "The Little Colonel" on Wednesday, March 29, 2017 with a historical marker dedication and ...

On his birthday, a historical marker for Col. Slover
March 23rd 2017 4:52PM

Frank Batten Jr., Landmark Chairman and CEO joins Executive Director of the Slover Library, David C. Sullivan in the unveiling of the Virginia ...

Trump's ability to separate fact from fiction is evaporating
March 23rd 2017 2:51PM

New York's Jon Chait added, “This small line is an important historical marker of the bizarre and disconcerting reality into which American politics has ...

Roanoke group wants to get a historical marker
March 23rd 2017 1:02PM

Roanoke group wants to get a historical marker: Roanoke group wants to get a historical marker.. News video on One News Page[US] on Thursday, ...

5 LGBT things you need to know today, March 23
March 23rd 2017 12:44PM

There's a push right now in Roanoke, Virginia, to give the city its first LGBT historical marker. The marker would be for The Trade Winds, a restaurant ...

Trump's Defense of His Lies: 'I'm President and You're Not'
March 23rd 2017 12:33PM

This small line is an important historical marker of the bizarre and disconcerting reality into which American politics has plunged. Trump is not merely ...

Scottdale park plans historical marker project
March 23rd 2017 12:00PM

A historical marker is a future project at the Pittsburgh Street Park, Scottdale, for the Scottdale High School, built in 1896. Get in touch with Don ...

'Ball is rolling' on proposed historic marker in downtown Albany
March 23rd 2017 11:15AM

Reverend Henry Mathis of Shiloh Baptist Church has proposed a historic marker at the spot where civil rights leader Martin Luther King Jr. was jailed ...