9/11 MEMORIAL

Southington, CT

Hang Gliding

Newport Beach, CA

Garrison Forest Church

Garrison, MD

Marker of the Week
United States Capitol Grounds

Washington, DC

[ Diagram of Capitol Square - East and West Plazas ] General Plan for the Improvement of the U.S. Capitol Grounds by Frederick Law Olmstead, 1874 Following the extension of the Capitol in the 1850s-1860s, the grounds were enlarged i… more »

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Lewis and Clark in Kentucky Cumberland Gap

Middlesboro, KY

Side A: Meriwether Lewis, coleader of the Lewis & Clark Expedition, with a party of Expedition veterans and a Mandan Indian delegation, went through Cumberland Gap in Nov. 1806 en route to Washington to report on the expedition. (Over) … more »

Marker of the Moment
Stamford

Stamford, TX

Swedish native Swante Magnus Swenson and his two sons, Eric Pierson and Swen Albin Swenson, came to Texas in 1882 to establish the SMS ranches. In 1899, Eric P. and Swen A. Swenson donated a large section of land for a townsite on an extens… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
From polio to protest: Greensboro Polio Hospital's role in civil rights
November 21st 2018 8:26AM

The team will then attempt to instate a highway historical marker near the site. The sign would stand roadside, and publicize the significance of the Old ...

Local city denounces decades of racism - how Ocoee plans to move forward
November 21st 2018 3:57AM

The proclamation condemns the violence of that day, promotes cultural diversity within the city and makes way for a historical marker. It was a ...

Historical marker honors BB&T co-founder Branch
November 21st 2018 2:26AM

Officials unveiled a significant historical marker Tuesday, one that recognizes Wilson County's roots in banking. The Wilson County Historical ...

A Bellevue State Park landmark gets matching historical marker
November 21st 2018 1:10AM

The Mount Pleasant Methodist Episcopal Church and Parsonage now boasts a historical marker in the front yard. DNREC Secretary Shawn Garvin ...

Historical marker dedicated for Mount Pleasant Meeting House
November 21st 2018 12:22AM

Delaware Department of Natural Resources and Environmental Control Secretary Shawn M. Garvin was joined by State Rep. Debra Heffernan ...