The Garrison Fort

Pikesville, MD

The Skyline Parkway

Duluth, MN

Saint John's Parish

Kingsville, MD

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Junior Officers? Quarters

Rome, NY

In contrast to the European military, where officer commissions were usually bought, in the Continental army it was possible to earn battlefield promotions. In this way even enlisted men could become junior ranking officers (e.g. ensign, l… more »

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Van Camps Store

Metamora, IN

This building was built in the 1850s. Mr. Van Camp housed his drug store here, which had the front blown out by a gasoline explosion in 1851. His Mother and himself perished in this tragedy. The building on either side of this were all par… more »

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North End Valley

Portland, OH

While Confederate Colonel Basil Duke attempted to stop the Union advance up the Ohio River Valley from the south early on July 19, 1863, Brigadier General John Hunt Morgan still thought that the path to the Buffington Island ford was cl… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
New marker notes role of Chinese immigrants in Memphis' history
May 26th 2019 10:18PM

( - Memphis unveiled the first historical marker noting the role of Chinese immigrants and Chinese-Americans in the city's history.

They served the call of duty and now finally — a Thank You salute
May 26th 2019 12:11PM

Future plans to further commemorate the service of the black veterans of Iberia Parish include a state historical marker and the installation of a flagpole ...

Hicks column: The story of the first Memorial Day, a holiday born in Charleston
May 26th 2019 10:52AM

... who shared his early research with Blight — unveiled a new historical marker dedicated to the “First Memorial Day in the United States of America.”.

Former Kilgore school receives state historical marker
May 26th 2019 6:00AM

KILGORE — History was made at C.B. Dansby High School in Kilgore, and on Saturday, that history was memorialized. Alumni, former teachers, City ...

Historical marker dedicated in Independence
May 26th 2019 6:00AM

WHITESVILLE — In 1833, when William Cobb traveled here from Vermont, Allegany County was the wilderness. Now, 126 years after his death, he is ...