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Spring Grove, PA

José de Escandón

Rio Grande City, TX

Dr. Henry Harbaugh

Waynesboro, PA

Marker of the Week
Montfort Stokes

Wilkesboro, NC

Governor, 1830-1832; U.S. Senator; Federal Indian Commissioner. Home stood 1 mi. N.… more »

Marker of the Day
Pensacola Lunch Counter Sit-Ins

Pensacola, FL

This building, once occupied by a Woolworths five and dime store, played a role in the struggle for civil rights in Florida. In the 1950s and 1960s, African Americans in segregated communities began sit-ins to protest against "whites … more »

Marker of the Moment
Brigadier General Henry Lewis Benning

Columbus, GA

Born in Columbia County, Georgia, on April 2, 1814, Henry L. Benning attended Franklin College prior to practicing law in Columbus. As a local attorney and state Supreme Court Judge, Benning played an active role in Georgia's secession in 1… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Cecilia's Scoop: Speed limit signs on 526 and park plans
March 26th 2019 7:30PM

The reproduction of the monument placed in the center of the concrete pad is a historical marker and when the park is open, there will be a sign ...

First black woman to be a doctor in SC honored with marker at historic Columbia home
March 26th 2019 7:07PM

South Carolina is honoring the first African-American woman doctor in the state with a new historical marker outside her historical Columbia home.

Historical marker for Bray School unveiled at W&M
March 26th 2019 6:22PM

With a tug on a soft green cover, William & Mary officials Friday morning revealed Virginia historical marker W-109, commemorating the spot where the ...

Memorial Plaza tells history of Downtown Orangeburg
March 26th 2019 6:11PM

Park benches and a fountain accompany the statue and cannons, along with an SC Historical marker that tells the history of the plaza. The Plaza is ...

The Preacher Feature: Answering the call
March 26th 2019 3:00PM

No longer in use, the former school for black children is recognized with a state historical marker. Moore said the church would like to repurpose the ...