Lime Kiln

Cockeysville, MD

Griffin's Tavern

Hopewell Junction, NY

Lafayette Monument

Baltimore, 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
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
Dam No. 5

Clear-Spring, MD

From December 17 to 20, 1861, Gen. "Stonewall" Jackson attempted to halt traffic on the canal by diverting the river around the Virginia abutment of Dam No. 5. Damage was slight and repairs were effected within two days.… more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
News
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.

Historian speaks at February Quest Club meeting
February 20th 2019 2:26PM

There is a stone historical marker indicating the first lead mine opened about 1700 which was named for Antoine De LaMotte Cadillac who was the ...