Publius Rutilius Rufus Pray

Bay Saint Louis, MS

Chester A. Arthur

Fairfield, VT

Mario Lanza

Philadelphia, PA

Marker of the Week
William Stanley Overlook

Great-Barrington, MA

William Stanley (1858-1916) devised an innovative electric distribution system using an alternating-current transformer. His laboratory was in Horace Days rambling, vacant rubberwear factory, the foundation of which is just visible on the … more »

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Clifts Plantation Site

Montross, VA

Between 1976 and 1978, archaeological excavations on this spot revealed the remains of the "Clifts," a busy tobacco plantation. When first occupied in 1670, this land belonged to Thomas Pope, an English merchant and Westmoreland County plan… more »

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The Big Spring

Harrisonburg, VA

"For generations this great spring was the main source of water supply for the town. Before the white man settled around it the Indians and the buffaloes knew it well. It was at the crossing of two old trails—one up and down the Valle… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Should a state historical marker that lists Bowling Green as a former Confederate state capital be ...
January 21st 2019 4:52PM

Should a state historical marker that lists Bowling Green as a former Confederate state capital be returned to its longtime spot alongside College ...

MLK's Legacy Stays Strong in Boston Thanks to This Woman
January 21st 2019 3:00PM

“You'll find other markers of history, of people who were important to the lives of Bostonians, but you will not run across another [historical marker of a] ...

MLK Day Of Service In Tri-State
January 21st 2019 12:11PM

On Friday, the Ohio County Historical Society commemorated a new historical marker in Rising Sun. It recognizes the contributions of the Barkshire ...

Letter: Thanks to Hill marker donors
January 21st 2019 5:07AM

I wish to express my belated thanks to those that were responsible for helping me to make the historical marker in Roanoke honoring Oliver White Hill ...

Residents brave cold, snow to mark Knox Mine Disaster
January 21st 2019 1:52AM

A public ceremony was held at the Pennsylvania Historical Marker and monument that describes the mine disaster in front of Baloga Funeral Home.