Barrow County

Winder, GA

Belleville Copper Rolling Mill

Belleville, NJ

The First National Bank

Glen Rock, PA

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The New Zion Baptist Church Historical

New-Orleans, LA

Founded in 1921 by R.C. Matthews and 45 members, New Zion Baptist Church moved to 2319 Third Street in 1949. Here, under the leadership of Rev. A.L. Davis, Jr., the Southern Christian Leadership Conference (SCLC) became a permanent organiza… more »

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The First Sault Ste. Marie Canal

Sault-Ste.-Marie, Ontario

The French explorers who first reached this favoured Ojibway hunting and fishing ground were soon followed by fur traders and missionaries who built a post and mission. By 1762 the region had come under British control and the trade eventua… more »

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Rural Electrification

Richland-Center, WI

This farm was the first in Wisconsin to obtain central station electric power from a rural electric cooperative. The farm home was constructed and wired for electric service by James Hanold in 1917. The Richland Cooperative Electric Associa… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Widow: 'The waiting was the worst'
April 20th 2018 6:33PM

(Editor's Note: This is the last of a three-part series of stories leading up to Saturday's Ohio historical marker dedication and commemoration of the 1964 air collision over Clinton County. This one, which appeared in the News Journal just days after the disaster, details the two Clinton County servicemen ...

Swift-Coles Home memorialized with new historical marker
April 20th 2018 5:37PM

Members of the Swift family came for the unveiling of the brand-new marker, placed on the road alongside the home. The family as well as many members from the community and the Baldwin Historical Commission attended the event, as well as the following event where shields and banners were ...

News
April 20th 2018 4:52PM

Johnson was honored posthumously for his efforts at a ceremony establishing a North Carolina Highway Historical Marker at Pender County Public Library in Burgaw in April. Jerry Klinger, president of the Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation, who nominated the story for State of North ...

Memorial focuses on America's lynching past
April 20th 2018 4:30PM

A group behind the Mary Turner Project pushed for a historical marker to be placed in the remote area near where she died. Mark George, a Valdosta native and a sociology professor who helped start the Mary Turner Project while at Valdosta State University, said one of the goals of the effort was simply ...

Dallas City Council Resolution Calls for 'Demolition' of Confederate War Memorial
April 20th 2018 3:22PM

It includes renaming the Confederate cemetery, adding a historical marker to the downtown site where an African-American man, Allen Brooks, was lynched in 1910, and restoring murals in the Hall of Negro Life at Fair Park. Lee Parkway, which is located alongside the former site of the statue named for ...