Brooklandwood Plantation

Lutherville Timonium, MD

Knight Foundry

Sutter Creek, CA

William Z. Hegy

Trinidad, CA

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 »

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Bishop James M. Thoburn

Meadville, PA

Methodist missionary to India, south Asia, and the Philippines, 1859 to 1908. Upon retirement he lived in Meadville until his death in 1922. He is buried in Greendale Cemetery.… more »

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Sarcoxie, Missouri

Sarcoxie, MO

Established in 1831 Sarcoxie was originally called Centerville. The town was later named after a friendly local Indian chief, Rising Sun of the Turtle Band of the Delaware Indians who was also known as "Chief Sarcoxie." Sarcoxie is the olde… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Prominent Whitley County natives remembered
December 12th 2018 4:52PM

In 2006, a historical marker was placed in Williamsburg to honor Chappell. In addition to being a Tuskegee Airman, Chappell was also known for his ...

Early healer honored
December 12th 2018 4:34PM

Dr. Eleanor Simmons, Miami's first female physician, now has a state historical marker. The Miami-Dade County Commission for Women and The ...

Lynching Memorial Commemorates Georgia Victims
December 12th 2018 4:27PM

The placement of the memorial at the Leo Frank historical marker is very appropriate. ADL's founders recognized through our mission that you cannot ...

State historic markers neglect Native, African Americans
December 12th 2018 1:07PM

A Lewes woman is attempting to recognize the history of Native and African Americans in Delaware, one historical marker at a time. Jules Jackson, 37 ...

Mayor Minnie's tenure as Hanahan's chief cheerleader comes to an end
December 12th 2018 12:00PM

She spearheaded the effort to get a historical marker for the Bowens Corner area. “This is still the best place in South Carolina I ever worked, and ...