John Wanamaker (1838-1922)

Philadelphia, PA

First Commercial Oil Well In California

Stevenson Ranch, CA

Perry Hall

Perry Hall, MD

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Montfort Stokes

Wilkesboro, NC

Governor, 1830-1832; U.S. Senator; Federal Indian Commissioner. Home stood 1 mi. N.… more »

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Hershberger & Rosenthal Co. Bldg. Historical

Kansas-City, MO

National Register of Historic Places Wholesale District Historic Garment District … more »

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Hilliard Mills Historical

Manchester, CT

Hilliard Mills One of the early woolen mills in the country was established here by Aaron Buckland in 1794. In 1832 he sold it to Samuel Pitkin who made Elisha Hilliard a partner in 1832, later in 1871 Hilliard became sole owner. Blankets … more »

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Historical Marker Headlines
Cook County Board of Commissioners met March 21
March 25th 2019 4:07AM

WHEREAS, the partners do hereby commit to work in partnership with EJI of Montgomery, Alabama, to secure and install a historical marker, through ...

Dr. Dorothy Height, 'Godmother of the civil rights movement,' honored in Richmond
March 25th 2019 2:48AM

Although her time in Richmond was brief, city and state officials unveiled a permanent historical marker in front of the Hull Street library to celebrate the ...

Richmond-born civil rights leader Dorothy Height honored with historical marker in Blackwell
March 24th 2019 11:37PM

Dorothy Height, the Richmond-born woman whom President Barack Obama called “the godmother of the civil rights movement,” was honored Sunday ...

Today in Athens History
March 24th 2019 9:00AM

Pictured in this Messenger file photo is an up-close view of the Ohio Historical Marker unveiled at the Athens Armory in 2018. Seventy-five years ago ...

Baptist colony migrated to New Town Township
March 24th 2019 3:56AM

In May 2005, a county historical marker designating the site of the former First Baptist Church of Newton was installed in front of the churchyard on ...