General Marquis de Lafayette 1757 - 1834

York, PA

Petrified Forest Lodge

Austin, TX

Maiden Rock

Stockholm, WI

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Fight for the High Ground

Winchester, VA

The Shenandoah Valleys strategic location and rich farmland caused it to be the scene of two major Civil War campaigns that comprised hundreds of battles and skirmishes. Many Valley farms, like Rose Hill, became battlefields or campgrou… more »

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Artisans at the Falls

Sioux-Falls, SD

Drake Polishing Works operated on the east bank of the river, across from where you are now standing. Like other industries that located by the falls, it used the flow of the Big Sioux River to run its equipment. Unlike the other industries… more »

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Sadie T.M. Alexander

Philadelphia, PA

The first Black woman to be admitted to the bar in Pennsylvania, she lived here in her later years. Active in the Urban League, she was appointed, 1946, to the President's Committee on Civil Rights… more »

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Ulysses' Last Stand
November 13th 2019 11:39AM

The NYS historical marker formerly found here said: Grave of St. Clair Pollock, kiled by fall over cliff, 1797. Plot deeded by uncle, George Pollock, ...

PT Barnum became the 'Greatest Showman.' But his initially exhibit was a congregation in NC
November 13th 2019 3:01AM

... musicians, horses, wagons, and a smaller canvas tent,” thelink extra North Carolina Highway Historical Marker System claims of the endeavor.

Saltsburg's new Boggs Day will honor town's founder
November 13th 2019 2:28AM

As noted on a state historical marker, the town derived its name from a thriving early salt industry. The first salt wells were drilled there in 1813, and the ...

PT Barnum became the 'Greatest Showman.' But his first show was a congregation in NC
November 13th 2019 12:10AM

... in a plain way, to set before them the duties and privileges of man,” Barnum wrote in his autobiography, according to the historical marker program.

PT Barnum became the 'Greatest Showman.' But his first show was a congregation in NC
November 13th 2019 12:07AM

... musicians, horses, wagons, and a small canvas tent,” thelink added North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program says of the endeavor.