C.S.S. Arkansas

Yazoo City, MS

Fire Power

Baltimore, MD

Middletown in the Civil War

Middletown, MD

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The "sleeping giant" view of Mount Katahdin

Weston, ME

The "sleeping giant" view of Mount Katahdin. For many Wabanaki people, Mount Ktaadn (Ktotonuk) is a profoundly spiritual place. From around the campfire, you might hear tales of Pamola and Glooskap. Some folks imagine that Katahdins rid… more »

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Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart

Glen-Allen, VA

This monument, erected in memory of Major General James Ewell Brown Stuart, C.S.A., by his cavalrymen about thirty feet from the spot where he fell mortally wounded on May 11, 1864, was dedicated June 18, 1811, by the Governor of Virginia,… more »

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Explore the Forest

Moulton, AL

Discover the Incredible Variety of Habitats and Birds in the Bankhead National Forest 1. Walston Ridge Road The road along Walston Ridge provides a variety of forest habitats. Prescribed fire maintains the open oak-pine woodlands. Furth… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Tennessee Governor Faces Backlash for Honoring Confederate General And KKK Leader
July 14th 2019 11:26PM

A historical marker in downtown Memphis, sponsored by Calvary Episcopal Church, Rhodes College and the National Park Service, reads: "Nathan ...

To Mark the First Clearing in Steuben County
July 14th 2019 10:17PM

A historical marker located in Bath in Steuben County, New York.)

History is interesting, even if it's an old road
July 14th 2019 9:11AM

I was driving toward Columbus Junction, Iowa, a couple of weeks ago for a story on Bug Soother gnat repellent when, out of the corner of my eye, ...

Editorial: Uncomfortable history, especially, must be remembered
July 14th 2019 9:00AM

One idea that has been floated by historians is a state historical marker designating part of the area where the riots took place. We support that idea, ...

Book review: 'Orphaned No More'
July 14th 2019 4:52AM

... second floor now houses a Morrison museum; the dedication of a new Kentucky Historical Marker, as well as the construction of a new tabernacle.