East Haven Veterans Memorial

East Haven, CT

Grand Rapids Veterans Memorial Park - World War II and Korean War Memorial

Grand Rapids, MI

Site of Bowie Residence

Opelousas, LA

Marker of the Week
The Old Spanish Trail

Littlefield, AZ

The Old Spanish Trail, the main trade route between Santa Fe and Los Angeles, passed this way beginning in 1829. At the end of the Mexican-American War this portion of the route evolved into what was variously known as the Salt Lake Road, t… more »

Marker of the Day
Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce

Blackwell, OK

"Hear me my Chiefs, I am tired. My heart is sick and sad. From where the sun now stands, I will fight no more forever." With these words, Chief Joseph of the Nez Perce surrendered to Colonel Nelson A. Miles of the United States Army and … more »

Marker of the Moment
Ashford

Ashford, CT

This area, part of the Wabbaquasset Indian country, was deeded to Captain James Fitch of Norwich in 1684 by Owaneco, sachem of the Mohegans. An earlier one having failed to act, a new committee was appointed by the General Assembly in May, … more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Cemeteries are a matter of land use—and also a matter of justice
December 11th 2018 3:11PM

... (not related to the one in Massachusetts) is the “oldest cemetery for African Americans in Baltimore,” as it says on the historical marker at the gate.

Cooks Crossroads could become a gateway to Summerville area's history
December 11th 2018 3:11PM

“I love that it's a historic area, and maybe they should put up a historical marker, but now, there is so much development, and so much traffic, that I think ...

Eight from the First 18: The Most Popular Racehorses of This Century (So Far)
December 11th 2018 1:18PM

Some are elevated through qualities shown on the racetrack, i.e., a dominant winner or one who sets a historical marker. Others create a more ...

News Briefs 12/11/18
December 11th 2018 8:09AM

Ernie Lopez, R-Lewes, Israel United Methodist Church and the Rabbit's Ferry Community Center will unveil a new historical marker for Rabbit's Ferry ...

LETTERS: Thoughts on Democrats, the flag and the charge of unlawful restraint
December 11th 2018 4:30AM

... Francis Julius Bellamy (1855-1931) was described on a Oneida County, New York, historical marker at his grave site as “writer-editor-preacher.