Christmas Lake

Excelsior, MN

Jug Bridge

Frederick, MD

Brooklandwood Plantation

Lutherville Timonium, MD

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

Huntington, TX

The boom town of Ewing stood for two decades on the west bank of the Angelina River. Named for plantation owner James A. Ewing, the town was located near a rail line and virgin hardwood forests. In 1919 H.G. Bohissen purchased a 100-acre tr… more »

Marker of the Moment
The Tower Hill Memorial

London, England

The Tower Hill Memorial extension bears the names of almost 24,000 men and women who died in the Second World War and have no known grave, their bodies lost or buried at sea. During the war, the merchant Navy risked attack from submarine… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Tensions rise as county commission discusses Jackson lynching marker and plaque
February 19th 2019 7:41PM

An attendee reads information about the historical marker for lynchings during a Madison County Commission meeting at West TN AgResearch ...

3 women wanted for painting 'We profit off slavery' at Tuckahoe Plantation
February 19th 2019 6:11PM

The suspects painted the message “we profit from slavery” on a pillar next to the driveway and on a Virginia Historical Marker. The message in “red ...

Goochland Hunts Plantation Vandals
February 19th 2019 6:00PM

Goochland County, VA _ The Goochland County Sheriff's Department is asking for help in finding the persons responsible for the vandalism at ...

Sheriff's office searching for Tuckahoe Plantation vandals
February 19th 2019 5:59PM

“The message 'we profit from slavery' was painted on a pillar next to the driveway and on a Virginia Historical Marker,” the Goochland Sheriff's Office ...

Jackson, Michigan Was Once Known as Jacksonopolis Then Jacksonburg
February 19th 2019 4:07PM

If you're looking for a lasting memory of Jacksonburg, a historical marker to the Jackonsburg Public Square is downtown while in rural St Joseph ...