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The Old Courthouse

Rockport, TX

Clear Lake School

New Ulm, MN

Lake Pepin

Maiden Rock, WI

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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 »

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Is All Barbed Wire the Same?

Beatrice, NE

Barbed wire proved invaluable for marking boundaries on the open prairie. Soon after its invention in 1874 there were over 570 different patents and thousands of variations. You can examine dozens of them on the fence nearby. Why so many… more »

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Bordentown Female College

Bordentown, NJ

Dedicated to the Memory ofThe Bordentown Female College 1850 — 1900 Presented by the B.F.C. Association… more »

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Historical Marker Dedication
February 18th 2019 10:34AM

Preserving the legacy of African-Americans who settled along the White Bluff/Coffee Bluff Public Waterways. Crusader Center, 81 Coffee Bluff Villa ...

Longview woman uses art to tell story of historical Preachers Hill
February 18th 2019 9:22AM

“She was a black woman who bought land in the 1880s, when white women didn't do that,” Fortner said in February 2017 when the historical marker ...

Kentucky Historical Marker dedicated to architect Samuel Plato
February 17th 2019 11:45PM

Samuel Plato was an African American architect who practiced and had a highly successful career in the early 1900s. His marker now sits at ...

Kentucky Historical Marker dedicated to architect Samuel Plato
February 17th 2019 11:14PM

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - A trailblazing architect was honored Sunday, decades after the construction of his initial designs. Samuel Plato was an ...

Prominent African-American architect receives historical marker for work on local churches, schools
February 17th 2019 10:49PM

Samuel Plato received a historical marker in front of the Broadway Temple AME Zion Church on 13th and Broadway near downtown Louisville.