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Frenchtown Community Reflects on Parcel Sale
April 27th 2017 10:52PM

They're also providing space for a plaza, retail and a historical marker and they've also lowered the height of the building. A Frenchtown native says ...

State Rep. Frey restores historic Battle of Ridgefield sign
April 27th 2017 10:07PM

Director of Parks and Recreation Paul Roche and state Rep. John Frey hold the newly restored historical marker sign honoring General Wooster who ...

Activists work to commemorate ignored part of Memphis history
April 27th 2017 8:14PM

Some Memphians are trying to make sure a dark chapter of our history is not forgotten. There are about 200 historical markers in Memphis, but only ...

Ava Gardner North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Dedication with Frank Sinatra Jr. at the ...
April 27th 2017 6:51PM

Ava Gardner North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Dedication with Frank Sinatra Jr. at the Carolina Theatre of Durham - 18 November 2015.

Events commemorate British march through Wilton in 1777
April 27th 2017 6:22PM

Major General David Wooster was mortally wounded on what is now Route 116 — North Salem Road — with a historical marker signaling where he ...

Rep. Frey facilitates restoration of Ridgefield historical marker ahead of battle anniversary
April 27th 2017 5:26PM

The historical marker sign, located on Route 116 North Salem Road — between Wooster Heights and Tackora Trail —commemorates an American ...

Ceremony to recognize ancient Native Americans mound builders
April 27th 2017 5:26PM

Echota Cherokee tribe member Dale "Lone Elk" Casteel sought for years to have a historical marker installed at the mound. He finally succeeded this ...

Rep. Frey Facilitates Restoration of Ridgefield Historical Marker Ahead of Battle of Ridgefield ...
April 27th 2017 2:48PM

State Representative John Frey (R-111) revealed the restorations he had completed on one of Ridgefield's historical marker signs in town after ...

Dog walk in Clauson's honor to benefit Indiana Donor Network
April 27th 2017 2:37PM

A historical marker with the driver's picture and legacy was unveiled April 8 at Shelter 5 in a joint venture of the Indiana Racing Memorial Association ...

DETA approves budget, talks projects
April 27th 2017 2:03PM

... with Main Street Duncan to erect a model of the original Stephens County Courthouse, which was located on Main Street, as a historical marker.

Chubb's oldest lively subsidiary honored with historical marker
April 27th 2017 1:46PM

Chubb, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historic and Museum Commission (PHMC), right now devoted a Pennsylvania historical marker to the ...

Ice House
April 27th 2017 12:57PM

(lat N42 11.957 lon W083 44.436) While this was used as the ice house for many years, this structure may have been one of the first buildings built on ...

Pump House
April 27th 2017 12:19PM

(lat N42 11.965 lon W083 44.435) The Pump House is the small, square, one-story structure. (A historical marker located in Pittsfield Charter Township ...

Ceremony to unveil Wheeler historical markers Saturday
April 27th 2017 11:03AM

... Commission, Red Cross North Alabama Executive Director Kris Anderson, and Scotty E. Kirkland, Chair of the AHA Historical Marker Committee.

Marker being dedicated for old Pisgah school
April 27th 2017 9:33AM

One of those schools — Science Hill — will be remembered Saturday when a group of Pisgah friends gather to dedicate a historical marker to it as ...

Porcher House receives Historical Marker designation from the Brevard Historical Commission
April 27th 2017 7:54AM

As a result of the 100 Year Celebration of the Porcher House last October the need was seen by the Brevard Historical Commission for the ...

Repasz Band's state historical marker designation overdue
April 27th 2017 3:56AM

The historical marker, awarded by the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, is planned for Brandon Park near Packer Street. That would ...

Historical Marker Dedications Set Across Kentucky in May - WMKY
April 27th 2017 2:29AM

Historical Marker Dedications Set Across Kentucky in May - WMKY (load article). (Published on: Wed, 26 Apr 2017 15:48:25 GMT // Photo ...

Chubb's oldest active subsidiary honored with historical marker
April 26th 2017 8:37PM

Chubb, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), today dedicated a Pennsylvania historical marker to the ...

Marker honoring cemetery's 'colored section' to be unveiled
April 27th 2017 1:41AM

HIGH POINT — A long-overlooked section of Oakwood Cemetery will have its moment in the sun Friday, with the unveiling of a historical marker ...

Residents Fill City Hall to Oppose Frenchtown Property Sale
April 26th 2017 9:54PM

Tallahassee residents filled City Hall to oppose plans to sell a piece of Frenchtown to a private developer. The property is being planned for student ...

Historical marker honors Conrad
April 26th 2017 9:33PM

A brand new historical marker was dedicated at Henry (Hank) and Ted Paup's Chimney Creek Ranch last Saturday in honor of one of the ranch's ...

INA historical marker
April 26th 2017 8:21PM

PR Newswire's photo archive hosts news and marketing images including company logos, executive portraits, product shots, and event, entertainment ...

Chubb's Oldest Active Subsidiary Honored with Historical Marker on Philadelphia's Insurance Row
April 26th 2017 8:11PM

Chubb's Oldest Active Subsidiary Honored with Historical Marker on Philadelphia's Insurance Row PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2017/PRNewswire ...

Chubb's Oldest Active Subsidiary Honored with Historical Marker
April 26th 2017 7:59PM

Chubb's Oldest Active Subsidiary Honored with Historical Marker on Philadelphia's Insurance Row. Information contained on this page is provided by ...

'GWTW' author's former homes are mostly memories
April 26th 2017 7:41PM

Just off the sidewalk is a Margaret Mitchell historical marker, erected by the state in 1961 and the only marker at any of the sites of Miss Mitchell's ...

Ribbon cutting-Heritage Place
April 26th 2017 7:30PM

Then in 1991 the Texas Historical Commission presented the building with a historical marker. When the congregation outgrew this location, a new ...

Chubb's Oldest Active Subsidiary Honored with Historical Marker on Philadelphia's Insurance Row
April 26th 2017 6:56PM

PHILADELPHIA, April 26, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Chubb, in collaboration with the Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission (PHMC), today ...

Ada Covered Bridge celebrates 150 years
April 26th 2017 4:18PM

In 1970, the Ada Covered Bridge was listed on the National Register of Historic Places, and four years later, a Michigan Historical marker was added.

Historical Marker Dedications Set Across Kentucky in May
April 26th 2017 3:45PM

Historical Marker Dedications Set Across Kentucky in May ... KHS administers the Kentucky Historical Marker Program in cooperation with the ...

Hand Hall
April 26th 2017 3:42PM

A historical marker located in Stockton in San Joaquin County, California.)

Village forms around the Carr-Bartles mill
April 26th 2017 3:11PM

A state historical marker on the west side of the highway recounts the story of how in 1870, Carr built a corn grinding mill which was eventually ...

Sutherland - Wilson Farm
April 26th 2017 1:31PM

Side 1 In the 1850s, Langford (1802-1865) and Lydia (1806-1892) Sutherland replaced their small log cabin with this Greek Revival house.

April 26, 1937: West Virginia's First Historical Marker Placed
April 26th 2017 10:41AM

April 26, 1937: West Virginia's First Historical Marker Placed. By Bob Powell • 3 minutes ago. Related Program: This Week in West Virginia History.

Sustainability Under Threat
April 26th 2017 3:33AM

iEarth Day was recognized and celebrated a historical marker since its inception in 1970. The March for Science demonstrations were held worldwide ...

Marshall marker dedication - James L. Farmer, Jr.
April 25th 2017 9:04PM

Come celebrate the dedication of a historical marker for James L. Farmer, Jr., a prominent civil rights leader and Freedome Rider. This topic was ...

New Bourbon District initiative will highlight downtown Louisville's bourbon history
April 25th 2017 4:52PM

Another historical marker unveiled in Phase I sits in front of the Evan Williams Bourbon Experience, which was the first distillery to open on Main Street ...

Downtown Louisville launches The Bourbon District
April 25th 2017 4:41PM

With every piece of history we uncovered and historical marker we designed, our passion for the project and for sharing Louisville's bourbon story ...

Chris Christie gives Trump's first 100 days a letter grade
April 25th 2017 4:18PM

... 100-day mark is one of those things, no matter whether if you think it's real or artificial, is a historical marker for a long time people start to judge you.".

Chris Christie: I'd Give Trump A 'B' On His First 100 Days (VIDEO)
April 25th 2017 3:45PM

Christie said of the benchmark that, “no matter whether you think it's real or artificial, it is a historical marker.” “People start to judge you,” he said, ...

Historian Charles Blockson to receive the Philadelphia Award
April 25th 2017 1:52PM

One of Blockson's proudest achievements was getting a state historical marker placed at Penn's Landing near Independence Seaport Museum that ...

Press Club recognizes William Cullen Bryant for journalism contributions
April 25th 2017 1:41PM

A historical marker unveiled on Saturday that commemorates the journalistic contributions of William Cullen Bryant. A historical road marker ...

Students revive Oxford's beekeeping past with Apiculture Society
April 25th 2017 9:06AM

“I'd walk past the Langstroth Cottage and see the historical marker out there talking about how important it is and how a whole industry, a whole world, ...

Historical Marker - Picture of Sun Studio, Memphis
April 25th 2017 2:36AM

Sun Studio, Memphis Picture: Historical Marker - Check out TripAdvisor members' 22731 candid photos and videos of Sun Studio.

New Orleans is tearing down its Confederate monuments, but the South has plenty of others
April 25th 2017 12:22AM

... wrote in a Charleston Post and Courier article calling on the city to move the statue or at least erect a historical marker that offered more context.

Debate continues over Confederate monuments bill in Alabama
April 24th 2017 11:48PM

As New Orleans crews continue to remove Confederate Memorials, it looks like Alabama is wrapping up legislation to prevent similar actions here.

Edwards Plateau group to meet May 6
April 24th 2017 7:07PM

There will also be a presentation on the history of Roosevelt, which is the site of a historical marker placed in 1997. The day's events will begin with a ...

Company I 7th Texas Infantry
April 24th 2017 10:05AM

Texas Historical Marker in Oscar Rose Park, S 7th and Barrow Streets, Abilene, TX, noting this site as the training grounds for Company I, 7th Texas ...

United Sound Michigan Historical Marker Unveiling Ceremony
April 24th 2017 7:04AM

United Sound Systems Recording Studio - Community Event - Unveiling ceremony for Michigan Historical Marker for United Sound Systems ...

Historical Marker Unveiling
April 24th 2017 1:39AM

29 April, 2:00 PM - Pond Spring, The General Joe Wheeler Home - Hillsboro - United States - Historical Marker Unveiling Saturday, April 29 2:00 pm ...

On this day in Alabama history: James L. Gilder graduated from Graefenberg Medical Institute
April 24th 2017 12:45PM

This historical marker, located in Dadeville, Tallapoosa County, was erected by the Alabama Historical Association in 1953 to mark the former location ...

Tiffany Tolbert takies her historic preservation expertise to Chicago
April 24th 2017 12:56PM

Tolbert helped secure the Indiana state historical marker that was unveiled on the site in 2014. She also volunteers in the community garden on the ...

Big Name in Terre Haute Banking, Racing Dies
April 24th 2017 12:29PM

Smith and fellow Terre Haute businessman Chapman Root launched Su-Mar Racing in the early 1950s and a historical marker honoring Smith's ...

The House of the King's Lieutenant
April 24th 2017 1:43AM

Casa de Teniente del Rey Esta casa es una de las tres que existen en Campeche y que sirvieron como vivienda del Teniente del Rey. (A historical ...

Olive
April 24th 2017 3:47AM

Olive TD-9 International Harvester Tractor with Bucyrus Erie Blade International Harvester (IH) began manufacturing tractors in 1909. From 1939 to ...

Lockhart Cemetery Historical Marker
April 24th 2017 1:55AM

KAVU Newscenter 25 in Victoria Texas. Continuously covering the Crossroads, keeping our community updated on the stories that directly affect our ...

Banking, racing icon Don Smith dies at 90
April 24th 2017 3:11AM

In 2015, the Indiana Racing Memorial Association unveiled a historical marker that honors Smith and the Terre Haute Action Track. Such racing ...

Group strives to improve historic site
April 24th 2017 2:48AM

LOTT — It was a sad sight for a place that bears a historical marker. Beer cans and whiskey bottles and old tires strewn about. Dead trees fallen and ...

Lockhart Cemetery Association Unveils Historical Marker
April 23rd 2017 11:09PM

The Lockhart Cemetery Association celebrates the unveiling of their Texas State Historical Marker. "Its important to us because I think that the people ...

Jacob Thompson's "Home Place"
April 23rd 2017 9:02PM

Two original outbuildings are included in the present house, built in 1869. (A historical marker located in Oxford in Lafayette County, Mississippi.)

Mount Pleasant Baptist Church
April 23rd 2017 7:41PM

This African American church was organized in 1919 and met in various locations, including a bush arbor constructed of poles covered with branches.

President Donald Trump Has Historically Low Approval Ratings As He Nears 100-Day Mark
April 23rd 2017 4:34PM

... have noted, the 100-day mark tends to be a high point for presidents, with most approval ratings falling in the time following the historical marker.

First Missionary Baptist Church
April 23rd 2017 6:31PM

(side 1) In 1889, Georgia Baptists led by Reverend W. M. Carter organized the New Hope Baptist Church in the village of Poplar Head. Reverend ...

Palma Sola Community Church
April 23rd 2017 6:31PM

(Side 1) This historic non-denominational church, first known as 'The Church in the Wildwood' because of location, was established and constructed in ...

Historical Marker Placement
April 23rd 2017 4:23AM

Historical Marker Placement Lockhart Community Cemetery located beside New Hope Baptist Church 276 Lockhart Cemetery Road, Cuero 2-3 p.m.

Underground Railroad Bicycle Route
April 23rd 2017 3:03AM

Front The 2006.5-mile Underground Railroad Bicycle Route (UGRR) was created by the nonprofit organization Adventure Cycling Association.

Gen. Albert Pike
April 23rd 2017 12:48PM

Grand Commander, Supreme Council 33° Ancient and Accepted Scottish Rite of Freemasonry, southern jurisdiction. USA, 1859 - 1891. (A historical ...

TWA Flight 128 Historical Marker
April 23rd 2017 12:11PM

TWA Flight 128 Historical Marker (Google Maps). Explore TWA Flight 128 Historical Marker in Hebron, KY as it appears on Google Maps as well as...

Banquet pays tribute to former Bowman Rosenwald School students
April 23rd 2017 6:56AM

A historical marker stands at the site of the former Bowman-Rosenwald School on Highway 210 in Bowman. Funds for the marker were raised by the ...

Wheelock church to receive historic marker
April 23rd 2017 5:03AM

Because of its long history as a vital part of the area African-American community, a historical marker will be dedicated to the church at its current ...

Greenback Museum offers look at the past
April 23rd 2017 3:56AM

One of the GHS's next projects is to put up a historical marker for the Greenback Depot. I also wrote about a scrapbook recently donated to the ...

Historic chapel set to open in Chesterfield Township
April 23rd 2017 3:22AM

The grading and sowing of grass near the chapel has yet to be completed in addition to the brick walkway and placement of the historical marker.

La Jenelle
April 22nd 2017 5:36PM

The luxury liner was driven aground at this site during a coastal storm on April 13, 1970. (A historical marker located in Oxnard in Ventura County, ...

First WWI American civilian death commemorated
April 22nd 2017 4:29PM

A historical marker will be unveiled at the program and a wreath will be placed on her grave. These events will occur at the entertainment building at ...

Saluda Grade, Dan Standing by Historical Marker 2
April 22nd 2017 5:53AM

Saluda Grade, Dan Standing by Historical Marker 2.

Loran Smith: Roadside marker in Bishop provides history lesson
April 22nd 2017 6:00PM

... would often say out loud: “One of these days I am going to stop and see what the Georgia historical marker says and take a look at the gravesite.”.

aobhbm A historical marker denotes Mazeroski's homer
April 22nd 2017 7:15AM

aobhbm A historical marker denotes Mazeroski's homer. St. And when I went to the site , apply glue on the rim of liquor glass in which we have added ...

Re-dedication of Dogwood Vietnam Memorial includes a new addition
April 21st 2017 7:57PM

(CHARLOTTESVILLE – WINA) – A state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources was dedicated on Friday to ...

White's Hotel
April 22nd 2017 12:29AM

Known most commonly as White's Hotel, this building has had several different names throughout its history. (A historical marker located in Medina in ...

National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona
April 21st 2017 4:15AM

A historical marker located in Phoenix in Maricopa County, Arizona.)

Vietnam Veterans Gather in McIntire Park for Rededication Ceremony
April 21st 2017 9:33PM

A new state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources was unveiled at the park, it's one of more than 2,400 highway ...

Girault Jones talks about the historical marker he helped get put in place at the Grenada Depot.
April 21st 2017 4:48PM

The Grenada Depot carries a lot of history, including two previous structures being burned during the Civil War. One historian has added a special ...

The White House Seems Excited to Shut Down the Government
April 21st 2017 8:26PM

Next Saturday, April 29th, is President Trump's hundredth day in office, a historical marker used by the press to assess a new President's progress ...

How a Minnesota 'country boy' turned Pulitzer-winning historian is redefining American icons
April 21st 2017 7:41PM

Not long ago, T.J. Stiles was walking beside Lake Mille Lacs when he came across a historical marker. It said the area was the site of a large Sioux ...

Dogwood Vietnam Memorial rededicated with new historical marker
April 21st 2017 7:30PM

The ceremony also marked the dedication of a new state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources. The Dogwood ...

Jack Nicklaus
April 21st 2017 6:05PM

The City of Dublin, Ohio in cooperation with Dublin Arts Council, commissioned the public art work Tribute to Jack Nicklaus to recognize the ...

History on display at depot
April 21st 2017 1:52PM

Jones said he took on the project six months ago when efforts to get the Mississippi Department of Archives and History to place the historical marker ...

Local schools excel and earn recognition: Whit & Whimsey
April 21st 2017 1:18PM

Sign has been planted too: The historical marker from the Underground Railroad that once stood at Hiram Miller's home on West 130th St. in Hinckley, ...

Crebilly Farm Fight: More than 100 pack latest hearing on controversial Toll Brothers plans for ...
April 21st 2017 8:48AM

Signs are sprouting like forsythia as residents push back against a subdivision planned for Crebilly Farm in Westtown. BILL RETTEW JR. – DIGITAL ...

Klamath Basin outdoor news briefs
April 21st 2017 7:07AM

The Oregon Heritage Tree and Historical Marker programs have updated their biennial publication: “Guide to Oregon Historical Markers & Heritage ...

Repasz Band earns state historical marker
April 21st 2017 4:07AM

SUN-GAZETTE FILE ART The above drawing illustrates the Repasz Band as it appeared in the Civil War. They've performed at two presidential ...

Attention returns to block on Osage Ave.
April 21st 2017 3:33AM

The Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission recently approved a historical marker for the site of the MOVE bombing. The marker was ...

Bubble Gum King: Documentary tells story of McAllen's famous gum magnate
April 21st 2017 2:46AM

... according to the film, and eventually open a stateside factory at 609 W. Business Highway 83 — now commemorated with a Texas Historical Marker.

US Flag Raised over Pawnee Republic
April 21st 2017 12:49AM

Erected by the State of Kansas 1901 To mark the site of the Pawnee Republic where Lieut. (A historical marker located near Republic in Republic ...

Sit-In Protests Get First Historical Marker
April 20th 2017 10:36PM

Nobody kept count until Jet magazine came to Memphis in 1965 to feature a group of seven sisters the influential magazine billed as "the most ...

Small Brick Building
April 21st 2017 12:49AM

A two-story wing possibly a kitchen, extended off the back of the mansion. (A historical marker located in Baltimore in Baltimore, Maryland.)

Architecture
April 20th 2017 1:04AM

Arquitectura La arquitectura Puuc destaca por el avance tecnológico que comenzó a desarrollarse alrededor del 600 d.C. (A historical marker located ...

Often-Arrested Lee Sisters Get Civil Rights Due on Capitol Hill
April 20th 2017 9:56PM

... the African American Museum of Memphis and Shelby County Historical Commission erected a historical marker recognizing their achievements at ...

Haywood Junction State Police Camp recognized with historical marker
April 20th 2017 9:11PM

On Thursday, the camp was recognized with a historical marker from the West Virginia Division of Culture and History. The camp was where horses ...

The Cane Ceremony
April 20th 2017 4:49PM

The Cane Ceremony, a traditional part of the Adrian College Commencement, has a rich and colorful heritage. (A historical marker located in Adrian in ...