Wedell's Corner

Texas City, TX

The Magnolia Hotel

Biloxi, MS

Solomon Boscov

Reading, PA

Marker of the Week
Plymouth Hoe


Welcome to the Plymouth Hoe History The Hoe dates back to the medieval era when the first settlers arrived. This was long before the exploits of Sir Francis Drake, who played bowls here while waiting for the Spanish Armada in 1588. The… more »

Marker of the Day
Reuben Ford and Hopeful Baptist Church

Montpelier, VA

Hopeful Meeting House began services under the ministry of Baptist pastor Reuben Ford in 1807. Ford played an important role in the post-Revolutionary struggle for religious freedom. In the 1780s, he lobbied the Virginia General Assembly on… more »

Marker of the Moment
Red Light District

Virginia-City, NV

On this spot once stood the cribs of Virginia City's "Sporting Row." Near this site, in Crib 1, was housed the celebrated courtesan of the Comstock, Julia C. Bulette, brutally murdered January 20, 1867 for her jewels by John Millian.… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Austin Parks Foundation boosts Norwood Park project with its Arts and Crafts bungalow
December 18th 2018 9:11PM

According to an historical marker onsite, Ollie Norwood was a native of Macune in East Texas and moved with his wife to Austin after serving in France ...

City awards grants for neighborhood improvement
December 18th 2018 3:49PM

Southwest Area Partnership (Working with the Packard Area Planning Alliance): Fabrication and installation of a historical marker that recognizes the ...

Cooley historical marker contains error
December 18th 2018 3:11PM

The one thing that I am hoping for Christmas from Santa is a corrected Cooley historical marker under my tree. In an ongoing effort to bolster the ...

The complex task of writing history
December 18th 2018 12:00PM

A historical marker commemorating the Atlanta Student Movement is displayed on the Morehouse College campus in Atlanta. ALYSSA POINTER ...

A Dallas lynching memorial must be more than just context for a Confederate statue
December 18th 2018 7:52AM

I eagerly anticipated being able to discuss the wording of an outdoor historical marker, applying for such a marker, and the location for a marker and ...