Birthplace of James M. Cox

Trenton, OH

Portman Shoals

Townville, SC

Lummis Home

Los Angeles, CA

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St. Johns County / New Switzerland Plantation

Fruit-Cove, FL

St. Johns County On July 21, 1821 Major General Andrew Jackson, Floridas first Territorial Governor, established St. Johns County, with St. Augustine as the county seat. It contained all Florida east of the Suwanee River, approximately 39… more »

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Antioch Missionary Baptist Church

Long-Beach, MS

Second oldest church in Long Beach. Organized April 24, 1880 as Bethel Baptist Church affiliated with the Hobolochitta Association by Baptist Missionary J.P. Johnston and several members of the "Sunshine Church" (established by R. W. Conn i… more »

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Joseph Edward Turner, M.D.

Wilton, CT

Joseph Edward Turner, M.D.1822 - 1889Founder And Medical SuperintendentOf The First Inebriate AsylumIn The World At Binghampton N.Y.1858 - 1866 The First PhysicianTo Put Unto Practical OperationThe Treatment Of InebrietyAs A DiseaseBy The M… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Historical marker commemorates reported alien abduction
June 24th 2019 6:11PM

PASCAGOULA, Miss. (AP) — A historical marker has been placed near the river where two men in southern Mississippi said they were abducted by ...

Shocking Delaware history: "After being burned alive pieces of his remains were taken as souvenirs"
June 24th 2019 3:56PM

"A new Delaware Historical Marker, documenting a disturbing chapter of Delaware history, at the site of the old New Castle County Workhouse off ...

BCISD board to move school to new location
June 24th 2019 2:59PM

... what I will do is look into the historical marker aspect of this and see what the recommendation would be for identifying the building as a landmark.”.

UFO alien abduction story commemorated by Mississippi historical marker
June 24th 2019 2:48PM

Calvin Parker and Charles Hickson claimed to have been abducted by a UFO in Pascagoula in 1973. Their story became known around the world.

Community Leaders Gathered to Mark 1903 Delaware Lynching
June 24th 2019 12:56PM

Delaware legislators and around a hundred community leaders were on hand for the unveiling of a historical marker to mark the lynching of George ...