Natchez, MS

Southington Soldiers Memorial

Southington, CT

Commodore John Barry (1745 - 1803)

Philadelphia, PA

Marker of the Week
William Stanley Overlook

Great-Barrington, MA

William Stanley (1858-1916) devised an innovative electric distribution system using an alternating-current transformer. His laboratory was in Horace Days rambling, vacant rubberwear factory, the foundation of which is just visible on the … more »

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Clifts Plantation Site

Montross, VA

Between 1976 and 1978, archaeological excavations on this spot revealed the remains of the "Clifts," a busy tobacco plantation. When first occupied in 1670, this land belonged to Thomas Pope, an English merchant and Westmoreland County plan… more »

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Redwood Ferry

Franklin, MN

On a summer day in 1862 the Redwood Ferry landing on the Minnesota River below this point was the scene of the first attack against military troops in one of America's most tragic Indian wars. Early in the morning of August 18, 1862, a … more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Should a state historical marker that lists Bowling Green as a former Confederate state capital be ...
January 21st 2019 4:52PM

Should a state historical marker that lists Bowling Green as a former Confederate state capital be returned to its longtime spot alongside College ...

MLK's Legacy Stays Strong in Boston Thanks to This Woman
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MLK Day Of Service In Tri-State
January 21st 2019 12:11PM

On Friday, the Ohio County Historical Society commemorated a new historical marker in Rising Sun. It recognizes the contributions of the Barkshire ...

Letter: Thanks to Hill marker donors
January 21st 2019 5:07AM

I wish to express my belated thanks to those that were responsible for helping me to make the historical marker in Roanoke honoring Oliver White Hill ...

Residents brave cold, snow to mark Knox Mine Disaster
January 21st 2019 1:52AM

A public ceremony was held at the Pennsylvania Historical Marker and monument that describes the mine disaster in front of Baloga Funeral Home.