The Garrison Fort

Pikesville, MD

Benjamin Smith Barton

Philadelphia, PA

Carroll Park at the Golf Course

Baltimore, MD

Marker of the Week
Painted Desert Inn

Petrified-Forest-National-Park, AZ

Painted Desert Inn Has been designated a National Historical Landmark This site possesses National Significance in Commemorating the History of the United States of America 1987 … more »

Marker of the Day
Washington, Virginia

Washington, VA

One of more than thirty Washingtons in the United States, only this town, "The First Washington of All," was surveyed and platted by George Washington on the 24th day of July (old style) 1749. He was assisted by John Lonem and Edward Corder… more »

Marker of the Moment
Plott Hound

Waynesville, NC

State dog. Prized for big game hunting skills. Breed refined in 1800s by Henry Plott & Family. Their home 2 mi. SW.… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Fate of Civil War marker at WKU remains unclear
January 20th 2019 12:00AM

“Where did we take the Historical Marker too (sic) that was by Hilltopper Hall? I thought we gave it to the Kentucky Museum but they say they don't ...

Newport History Museum presents 'Black Sports Legends of Newport High School' on MLK Day
January 19th 2019 11:10PM

Historical Marker #2071 in Newport commemorates the former Southgate Street School. It was the only African American educational institution in ...

Turning 200
January 19th 2019 8:15PM

Each month the Bicentennial Committee will be unveiling a Bicentennial Historical Marker to recognize a historic place or event. One maker will be ...

Civil War camp getting historical marker
January 19th 2019 5:59PM

The Texas Historical Commission has awarded an official historical marker to a Civil War-era prison camp near Chappell Hill. A dedication ceremony ...

Pensacola City Council endorses naming Bay Bridge after Gen. Daniel 'Chappie' James
January 19th 2019 4:02PM

But, he said, he is putting together a proposal to place a historical marker for Beall at the foot of the bridge, which would be a permanent way to honor ...