Snow Hill Cloister

Waynesboro, PA

The Colored Methodist Protestant St. John's Chapel of Baltimore County

Towson, MD

Rockford Tower

Wilmington, DE

Marker of the Week
General Santos Degollado

Morelia, Michoacán

. . Gral. Santos Degollado . Gobernador de Michoacan: 1857 - 1858 . Se levanto en armas en contra de la dictadura santannista. Diputado al Congreso Constituyente: 1856-1857 Murio combatiendo por la Constitucion y las Leyes de Reforma . . … more »

Marker of the Day
Vallandighams Speech, 1863

Mt-Vernon, OH

Side A: On May 1, 1863, Peace Democratic Party leader Clement L. Vallandigham spoke to 10,000 people from this spot. Vallandighams party, known by their opponents as "Copperheads," opposed the Civil War as an encroachment on both individu… more »

Marker of the Moment
The First Battle of Ironclad Ships, 1862

Norfolk, VA

On March 8, 1862 CSS Virginia steamed past this point (1) to a battle which would forever change naval warfare. This ship had previously been a Union steam frigate, USS Merrimack, which had been destroyed near the Gosport Navy Yard (2). Con… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Purple Waves make progress at JW Million
May 24th 2019 5:59AM

The dream of a museum and community is closer to reality for the Purple Waves Preservation Society in Earlington, thanks to successful fundraising ...

Steve Williams Column: Harriet Tubman Loved Georgetown – Who Knew?
May 24th 2019 3:56AM

... our GoFindMe page at or contact Marilyn Hemingway at the Gullah Geechee ...

The Quaker Map: From Harlowe to Mill Creek
May 24th 2019 3:56AM

State historical marker commemorating the Core Sound Monthly Meeting, Carteret County. The plaque is at the site of the old Quaker meetinghouse, ...

Historical marker to be dedicated
May 24th 2019 2:07AM

The latest Hall County historical marker will be dedicated at 12:30 p.m. on Sunday, May 26. The marker has been placed on the former ordnance plant ...

'She made it cool to be your authentic black self:' Knoxville celebrates poet Nikki Giovanni
May 23rd 2019 10:32PM

Knoxville native and renowned poet Nikki Giovanni returned to the city Thursday for a historical marker unveiling in her honor at the Cal Johnson ...