Sterling Park

San Francisco, CA

Pennsylvania Match Factory

Bellefonte, PA

Hannah Callowhill Penn

Philadelphia, PA

Marker of the Week
Bullard Company #2

Scranton, PA

This oil-burning steam engine was designed to be operated by a single engineer-fireman and was among the smallest standard-gauge locomotives ever built. Locomotive #2 operated up and down the railroad sidings and loading tracks outside t… more »

Marker of the Day
Election Riot of 1874

Midway, AL

Near here is old Spring Hill, the site of one of the polling places for the November 3, 1874 local, state and national elections. Elias M. Keils, scalawag and judge of the Circuit Court of Eufaula, was United States Supervisor at the Spring… more »

Marker of the Moment
Caldwell County Confederate Soldiers Memorial

Lockhart, TX

(Northwest Face of Memorial) In Memory of Our Soldiers (Southeast Face of Memorial) Tell it as you may It never can be told, Sing it as you may It never can be sung The story of the glory Of the men who wore the gray (Northwes… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Texas History Minute
February 21st 2019 2:03PM

Amarillo had named a park in his honor, and Alvord placed a historical marker in the community. And to further honor of his years of service, the State ...

On this day in 1965: Former Michigander Malcolm X is killed
February 21st 2019 12:22PM

The former Lansing, Detroit and Inkster resident was fatally shot by rival Black Muslims while addressing Organization of Afro-American Unity ...

A Grocery, a Barn, a Bridge: Returning to the Scenes of a Hate Crime
February 21st 2019 9:56AM

Last August, I was struck by a news article reporting that a historical marker near Glendora, Miss., honoring Emmett Till had repeatedly been ...

Saluting history: NB's first fire station gets historical marker
February 21st 2019 6:00AM

When it was built in 1918, it was a shining example of its era. New Braunfels' Fire Station No. 1, or the Old Fire Station, was remembered for its nearly ...

Fate of Jefferson Davis Memorial draws input from all sides
February 21st 2019 4:30AM

Denise Molina Castro, also a Brownsville resident, said what's causing concern is that the memorial is not being treated as a historical marker.