"Long Calm"

White Marsh, MD

The Immaculate Reception

Pittsburgh, PA

Mechanics' Union of Trade Associations

Philadelphia, PA

Marker of the Week
Bullard Company #2

Scranton, PA

This oil-burning steam engine was designed to be operated by a single engineer-fireman and was among the smallest standard-gauge locomotives ever built. Locomotive #2 operated up and down the railroad sidings and loading tracks outside t… more »

Marker of the Day
Election Riot of 1874

Midway, AL

Near here is old Spring Hill, the site of one of the polling places for the November 3, 1874 local, state and national elections. Elias M. Keils, scalawag and judge of the Circuit Court of Eufaula, was United States Supervisor at the Spring… more »

Marker of the Moment

Oviedo, FL

The name Chuluota, probably of Indian derivation, should be pronounced Chu' le o tah. The late Josie Jacobs Prevatt wrote: "Soon after the close of the Civil War several families residing in Whitesville, N.C. decided to move to Florida."… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Fate of Jefferson Davis Memorial draws input from all sides
February 21st 2019 4:30AM

Denise Molina Castro, also a Brownsville resident, said what's causing concern is that the memorial is not being treated as a historical marker.

February 20th 2019 10:32PM

Howard Kroplick, Town Historian and President of the Roslyn Landmark Society, said, “The installation of the historical marker highlights the ...

McKee a groundbreaker in state politics
February 20th 2019 10:30PM

A historical marker acknowledging McKee stands on Sylva's Main Street. It reads: “Gertrude Dills McKee. First woman elected to N.C. Senate, 1930.

Composer Uncovers Kentucky History Hidden by Prejudice
February 20th 2019 7:30PM

One day, Grimes came upon a historical marker in Boonesborough, the state's first pioneer settlement, on the Kentucky River north of what today is ...

Our history: How we found out where Fort Washington really was
February 20th 2019 6:33PM

A historical marker on a parking garage at Broadway and Arch streets marks where the powder magazine for Fort Washington was found in 1952.