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Historical marker to honor Washburn in Clinton
September 25th 2018 2:37AM

A state historical marker in Vermillion County will be dedicated Oct. 6 as part of a two-part program to honor Henry Dana Washburn, a Civil War soldier ...

One of the first to sign up in early 1960s, Peace Corps volunteer from Minnesota dedicates new ...
September 25th 2018 1:18AM

He and other former volunteers recently gathered in Plainview, Minn., to dedicate a historical marker to the four Plainview residents who joined the first ...

Markers focus on historical events
September 24th 2018 9:33PM

The first historical marker the group worked to get placed recognized the first DEKALB hybrid corn breeding plot. “It was used by Tom Roberts Sr. and ...

Marker highlights company's history
September 24th 2018 9:33PM

DEKALB, Ill. — A new historical marker at the former headquarters of DEKALB Genetics Corp. highlights the work that developed the idea of hybrid ...

One of the first to sign up, Peace Corps volunteer from Eagan dedicates new historical marker
September 24th 2018 9:00PM

The toughest job you'll ever love. It was a Peace Corps slogan in 1961 and it became truth for Ken Fliés of Eagan who was one of the first to sign up.

Aliquippa historic marker rededicated; steelworker movie screened with panel discussion to follow
September 24th 2018 4:07PM

ALIQUIPPA — United Steel Workers Local 1211 will rededicate a state historical marker in Aliquippa commemorating the U.S. Supreme Court's ...

Morning Headlines: Ohio Fatal Drug Overdoses Increase; East Cleveland School District Files ...
September 24th 2018 12:11PM

Canton City Schools dedicated a historical marker to commemorate a speech given by Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at the Memorial Fieldhouse in 1964.

Students face realities of racism on Civil Rights Immersion
September 23rd 2018 10:41PM

Currently, Stewart is working on creating a historical marker in Coos County, Oregon, home to Oregon's only recorded case of lynching. While the ...

Glendale, Oregon, remembers its Jewish colony
September 23rd 2018 8:15PM

They were astonished because no one contacts the small town of Glendale and offers to give them a historical marker about them that costs thousands ...

Historic events collide at the site of Woolworth building
September 23rd 2018 6:11PM

Officials working on the Alamo plan have talked about putting up a Woolworth historical marker and photo display, but have not suggested a lunch ...

Historian seeks to help community face prior racial misdeeds
September 23rd 2018 2:15PM

Illinois State University History Professor Emeritus Mark Wyman (far right) wrote the inscription on the historical marker describing segregated beaches ...

Event to help fund Margaret's Garden
September 23rd 2018 2:03PM

Cornerstones and a historical marker tell of the Grace Episcopal Church history. The church celebrates its 125th anniversary Saturday at its Graceful ...

Where to eat, shop and sleep in Port Arthur
September 23rd 2018 5:03AM

... 32nd Street to pay your respects and leave a strand of beads on the Texas Historical Marker on the front lawn, which borders on being a shrine.

Historical preservation group selling pens made from Texas Ave. Oak Tree branches
September 23rd 2018 5:03AM

... intriguing history, the Baytown Historical Preservation Association has submitted an application for an official Texas Historical Marker for the Old Oak ...

Clinton bridge commemoration set for Oct. 6
September 23rd 2018 4:22AM

Later that afternoon, a ceremony for a state historical marker will take place at Riverside Cemetery, where Washburn, a soldier, congressman and ...

Delegate unveils marker in Catonsville to highlight initial efforts to desegregate Baltimore County ...
September 22nd 2018 10:15PM

... who represents areas of Catonsville, Woodlawn and Ellicott City, unveiled a historical marker in front of the school, marking the efforts of Thurgood ...

'You are not forgotten': POW/MIA display honors heroes
September 22nd 2018 10:52AM

Additionally on display was a portrait of Max Adams Morris and a photograph of the historical marker that is located outside of the center, which ...

Week in Review — Sept. 22
September 22nd 2018 10:41AM

On Friday, the state placed a historical marker in Canton to commemorate a speech by the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. at Memorial Field House in ...

Site of former Crystal Beach Park to get historical marker
September 22nd 2018 7:07AM

Rini Jeffers. The Chronicle-Telegram. VERMILION — When you grow up on the grounds of an amusement park, your childhood carries some unusual ...

Calendar of Events
September 22nd 2018 5:03AM

REFURBISH HISTORICAL MARKER, 9 a.m. at Acton Cemetery, through coordinated efforts by the local Sons of the Republic of Texas, David Crockett ...

Museum exhibit tells story of black settlers in Nebraska
September 22nd 2018 3:33AM

It is an effort they started two years ago after a historical marker was placed to honor pioneers of the settlement. The marker was erected off of U.S. ...

MLK's Canton Fieldhouse speech gets historical marker
September 22nd 2018 7:40AM

CANTON Canton City Schools celebrated International Day of Peace on Friday by dedicating a historical marker commemorating a speech given by ...

Determine The Capitalized Cost Of A Permanent Road...
September 21st 2018 10:40AM

Determine the capitalized cost of a permanent roadside historical marker that has a first cost of $50,000 and a maintenance cost of $3,600 once every ...

Local courthouses getting Lincoln portraits; public invited to unveilings
September 21st 2018 10:52PM

In Carroll County, a historical marker on U.S. Route 52/state Route 64, between the Ogle County line and Lanark, describes a stone arch bridge ...

Looking Back for Sept. 22
September 21st 2018 10:41PM

Kaleva historical marker. The long awaited time for the installation of the historical marker for Kaleva has come. Most of the needed materials have ...

Corps proposes more clay atop 17th Street Canal seepage area
September 21st 2018 9:00PM

This historical marker explains that this segment of floodwall failed during Hurricane Katrina, flooding Lakeview. After five days of record-breaking hot ...

MLK's Canton Fieldhouse speech gets historical marker
September 21st 2018 7:30PM

CANTON Canton City Schools celebrated International Day of Peace on Friday by dedicating a historical marker commemorating a speech given by ...

Rustin High School Receives Historical Marker from Westtown Historical Commission
September 21st 2018 7:14PM

Members of the commission recently presented Rustin principal, Dr. Michael Marano, with a historical marker that details this history of the land.

Rustin High School recognized by Westtown Historical Comission
September 21st 2018 7:07PM

Members of the commission recently presented Rustin principal, Dr. Michael Marano, with a historical marker that details this history of the land.

Historical marker to be placed at former McGregor site
September 21st 2018 6:33PM

OSKALOOSA — The unveiling ceremony for the Trolley Place Historical Marker is set for Thursday, Sept. 27 at noon and will take place at the site of ...

Barbershop owner apologizes, says he had 'no idea' it was offensive to hang Colin Kaepernick doll ...
September 21st 2018 6:04PM

Placerville, where the barbershop is located, has a California historical marker for its role as a mining hub in the area. But it was also known for ...

Aurora/Eglon news
September 21st 2018 12:22PM

A new state highway historical marker commemorating this event was erected last week at the intersection of W.Va. 24 and Grange Hall Road.

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September 21st 2018 10:51AM

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Do-Over Cinema: Fandango Celebrates A Series Of Foolish Acts
September 21st 2018 9:56AM

Ominously stranded without food or water near a historical marker for an Indian massacre (the McLean Massacre, which actually occurred in ...

Determine The Capitalized Cost Of A Permanent Road...
September 21st 2018 8:35AM

Answer to Determine the capitalized cost of a permanent roadside historical marker that has a first cost of $82500 and a maintena...

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe Launches Historical Marker Project
September 21st 2018 7:15AM

The goal of historical marker project is two-fold; one, to educate the general public and tourists on Mohawk history throughout New York State; and two ...

Historical marker uncovers Miller Park's hidden history of racial segregation
September 21st 2018 7:09AM

The historical marker dedicated Thursday evening at Miller Park commemorates segregated beaches at the park, mainly during the first half of the 20th ...

Oil Region Alliance 2017-18 ventures
September 21st 2018 5:48AM

Dedicated Cornplanter mural and historical marker in Oil City. - Developed Allegheny Wild and Scenic River website. - Administered oil/natural gas ...

New park rises from ashes of former Rustic Mill site
September 21st 2018 5:15AM

Other ideas for developing the site include erecting a historical marker with information about the former grist mill and putting in a replica water wheel.

Lost and found: The brown jug, symbol of the Glass vs. Heritage rivalry, is still held high
September 21st 2018 4:18AM

For decades, one jug and then another was decorated with final scores, an historical marker of sorts for anyone interested in the rivalry's history.

Michael David Winslett, 58, faces charges of terroristic threats after deputies intercepted a letter that ...
September 21st 2018 1:27AM

Watch as TSYS is honored by historical group, receives its own historical marker. The Georgia Historical Society welcomed Thursday morning TSYS ...

Historical Riley's Tavern celebrates 85th anniversary
September 20th 2018 11:15PM

Riley's Tavern received a Texas Historical Marker a few years ago,​ and received a designation in the National Register of Historic Places earlier this ...

The Inglish are coming to Bonham
September 19th 2018 3:22AM

Lunch will be at the First Presbyterian Church, followed by a visit to the Inglish Cemetery and the Fort Inglish Historical Marker, and then a visit to the ...

TSYS honored with historical marker
September 20th 2018 10:18PM

COLUMBUS, GA (WRBL) - The Georgia Historical Society unveiled a marker honoring TSYS today at their corporate headquarters. Each year the ...

Saint Regis Mohawk Tribe seeks community input on historical and cultural sites for marker project
September 20th 2018 9:22PM

The goal of historical marker project is two-fold; one, to educate the general public and tourists on Mohawk history throughout New York State; and two ...

TSYS Named Newest Honoree in Georgia Business History Initiative
September 20th 2018 8:37PM

Each honoree in the Business History Initiative receives a historical marker that tells the story of that company's contribution to the development of ...

Historical Marker Unveiled at Generations Bank in Union Springs
September 20th 2018 8:24PM

Historical Marker Unveiled at Generations Bank in Union Springs. On Tuesday, September 18, 2018, a Historical Marker sign was unveiled on the site ...

Georgia Historical Society unveils historical marker honoring TSYS
September 20th 2018 7:18PM

The Georgia Historical Society welcomed Thursday morning TSYS as the newest member of its Georgia Business History Initiative during a brief ...

“W. Wilson Goode, Sr. Way” Is Another Rizzo Statue in the Making
September 20th 2018 3:00PM

There were no public demands or community-wide efforts to support this renaming — unlike with the MOVE bombing historical marker. If I were the ...

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September 20th 2018 10:10AM

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To be laid to rest: Historical markers
September 20th 2018 3:33AM

Lemon City Cemetery Community Corp. plans the unveiling of the state historical marker ceremony scheduled for Oct. 9. On Monday, during the ...

Summerdale dedicates first historical marker
September 20th 2018 4:52PM

The Town of Summerdale dedicated its very first historical marker on Thursday, Sept. 20, after long efforts by multiple organizations. City officials ...

Howland School marker unveiled at Union Springs bank
September 20th 2018 3:56PM

A historical marker was unveiled Tuesday at Generations Bank in Union Springs, commemorating what once stood on the site: The Howland School ...

Pearl High School hosts “18th Time Around”
September 20th 2018 3:33PM

A historical marker was unveiled in 1993 as a dedication located on the North West corner of 17th and Jo Johnson Ave. The school now functions as ...

Three artists bring 'angels' to Cheapside hoping to start a conversation about race
September 20th 2018 1:07PM

On one walk, she was stopped cold by Kentucky Historical Marker No. 2122 at the Cheapside slave auction block next to the old courthouse building.

Holocaust survivors, families keep memories alive
September 20th 2018 12:55PM

... spirit and the belief in the impossible. Last year, the monument received an Ohio Historical Marker. About 50 new markers are completed each year.

THURSDAY, SEPT. 20
September 20th 2018 10:28AM

At noon, Elise Clements will demonstrate how to refinish a Texas historical marker. 3 p.m. — “Courthouse Records: One-Stop Shopping for Family ...

Old Stamping Ground Jail dedicated with historical marker
September 20th 2018 9:00AM

Kentucky Department of Transportation installed the historical marker that was paid by donations received from Stamping Ground residents and the ...

Around town
September 20th 2018 3:56AM

Jesse Hildebrand historical marker dedication will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday at Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #67 Hall, 161 Front St., ...

Historic marker dedication set for Saturday in Marietta
September 20th 2018 3:56AM

MARIETTA — The Col. Jesse Hildebrand Historical Marker Dedication will be 1 p.m. Saturday at Independent Order of Odd Fellows Lodge #67 Hall, ...

John Graham festival to celebrate all things fall
September 20th 2018 3:33AM

... Sweger from 9 to 11 a.m. Local historian Bob Over will lead a walking tour of Newville at 10 a.m., starting at the historical marker on Walnut Street.

Bay United Methodist Church dedicates historical marker Bay Village launches BV60+ activities for ...
September 19th 2018 9:08PM

dedicates historical marker. Bay Village launches BV60+ activities for active seniors by LESLIE SELIG. The Bay Village Senior Center has launched ...

New marker in Redwood commemorates former glass factory location
September 19th 2018 5:58PM

A historical marker placed in this village on Sept. 9 pays tribute to the glass factory here that bustled in the 19th century. Start the conversation, or ...

Camilla remembers Camilla Massacre
September 19th 2018 10:07PM

... we need to do the same thing we need to march for a cause." Now, a group is working to get a historical marker at the site of the Camilla Massacre.

To be laid to rest: Historical markers
September 19th 2018 7:44PM

A decade after its discovery, the city of Miami is set to place historical markers at the Lemon City Cemetery, located behind the Village Carver ...

Albany, Home of the First Plastic: Celluloid
September 19th 2018 4:06PM

Albany, Home of the First Plastic: Celluloid. By Carl Johnson on Monday, September 17, 2018 · First Plastic Historical Marker Delaware Ave Albany.

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September 19th 2018 2:09PM

kerr16651 posted a "check in" message regarding, Mormon Pioneer Trail. about 20 hours ago. kerr16651 just joined Historical Marker Project!

Determine The Capitalized Cost Of A Permanent Road...
September 19th 2018 10:29AM

Determine the capitalized cost of a permanent roadside historical marker that has a first cost of $65,000 and a maintenance cost of $4,000 once every ...

Presidential sibling Charles Washington gets a big to-do
September 19th 2018 6:03PM

Also during Saturday's ceremony, DAR leaders unveiled a reproduction of a historical marker honoring Charles Washington's service during the ...

Historian Murray honored for "outstanding service"
September 19th 2018 6:00PM

Murray had his hands full after Tuesday's meeting, as he and Allen Riddick, with the Aiken County Historical Society, put a new historical marker into ...

Shvitz Where The Mooch Has Shvitzed
September 19th 2018 5:37PM

... the space they need to keep from killing each other, should be immediately bestowed a historical marker as the perfect symbol for America in 2018.

County applies for state historic site markers
September 19th 2018 3:56PM

Lamar County Commissioners Court on Tuesday signed necessary paperwork for the Jefferies Wagon Yard historical marker to be located on property ...

What we need: A 3D-printed statue of NH video game pioneer sitting on a public bench
September 19th 2018 2:15PM

I thought I was pretty clever to pursue a state historical marker for the creators of the BASIC computer language (as I note elsewhere), but I've been ...

Event to commemorate MLK speech
September 19th 2018 11:15AM

The Ohio Historical Marker dedication ceremony is set for 10 to 11:30 a.m. Friday - International Day of Peace - outside the Field House, at 2323 17th ...

10 times Calhoun County popped up in popular culture
September 19th 2018 10:30AM

In 1990, a historical marker was placed on the corner of Hamblin and Capital Avenue where the LaSalle Hotel once stood to commemorate the ...

Rock Hill Historical Marker Booklets Collection
September 18th 2018 6:10AM

1. ANDREW JACKSON HOTEL HISTORICAL MARKER CEREMONY: Feb. 11, 2006. COMMEMORATING VERNON GRANT AND THE HISTORICAL ...

Capshaw receives historic marker
September 18th 2018 5:11AM

... Friday morning, officials were Commemorating the installation of a historical marker at Capshaw Elementary School are, from left, State Rep.

Monuments and markers - Yonkers, NY
September 18th 2018 3:21AM

Print, Photographic - New York State historical marker for 1st golf hole, site of Saint Andrew's Golf Club, Broadway south of Shonnard Place ...

books and talks calendar
September 19th 2018 4:30AM

The talk is sponsored by the Roanoke branch of NAACP. A historical marker was recently approved for Hill's childhood home on Gilmer Avenue.

Civil War veteran to be honored
September 19th 2018 4:07AM

Hildebrand will be honored for his contributions on Saturday with the dedication of a historical marker in Marietta. Bill Reynolds, member of the Civil ...

New marker in Redwood commemorates former glass factory location
September 19th 2018 3:45AM

REDWOOD — A historical marker placed in this village on Sept. 9 pays tribute to the glass factory here that bustled in the 19th century. The factory ran ...

Sherlock Breaux in the Creaux's Nest
September 19th 2018 1:52AM

First United Methodist Church receives an official Texas historical marker. Elizabeth Williams has documented the history of the church. The First ...

Show and tell
September 18th 2018 12:28PM

It is on the Historical Registry and all are invited to pause and read the historical marker that boasts of the history of a true pioneer effort to build ...

KET celebrates 50 years of service to Kentucky
September 18th 2018 9:45PM

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ)- A new historical marker celebrating KET's legacy of service to Kentuckians was unveiled Tuesday at KET's O. Leonard ...

SSHS students raise money for historical markers
September 18th 2018 9:33PM

... submitted to West Virginia Archives and History (WVA&H), which manages the historical marker program for the Division of Culture and History.

Historical commission meets for third quarter
September 18th 2018 8:03PM

Linda Hicks of the Siloah Cemetery Association provided an update regarding the association's work toward a historical marker for the Siloah ...

Historic Preservation Fair set for Saturday
September 18th 2018 6:00PM

At noon, demonstrations will be presented on how to refinish a Texas historical marker. The demonstrations will be presented by Elise Clements, a Girl ...

Application for that BASIC historical marker is in
September 18th 2018 5:15PM

You'll be happy to know that I have sent off an official application to the N.H. Division of Historical Resources to create a highway historical marker ...

Sea Scouts Ship 400 receives historical marker
September 18th 2018 4:41PM

The Sea Scouts Ship 400 located at the corner of Water and Deveroux streets received an official Texas Historical Marker. The welcome was given by ...

Two women honored for commitment to history
September 18th 2018 4:41PM

For the last several years Rhodes has worked closely with Jim Raptis on the Historical Marker Project, historical markers placed throughout the village ...

Community News and Notes
September 18th 2018 2:26PM

The Richard L. Davis Historical Marker Dedication will be at 12:30 p.m. A potluck lwill be at 1 p.m., with presentations and entertainment from 1:30 to 5 ...

Bay United Methodist Church dedicates historical marker
September 18th 2018 2:24PM

Bay United Methodist Pastor Jonathan McCleery, Laura Russell of the Ohio History Connection, local historian Kay Laughlin, Bay Village Historical ...

Around Geneseo: New historical marker pays past due tribute
September 18th 2018 1:41PM

The Shaw Sisters historic marker dedication fronting 22 Main St., was led by Livingston County Historian Amie Alden. An estimated 100 attended.

AP-MD--Greater Mid-Atlantic News Advisory 8:30 am, MD
September 18th 2018 12:56PM

HISTORICAL MARKER-BAPTIST CHURCH: A state historical marker will be dedicated to a Baptist church established in 1868 by 27 ...

The house that inspired 'House with a Clock in Its Walls' comes to life in time for movie
September 18th 2018 10:30AM

He first learned about the house's history and Bellairs' book from the historical marker in the front yard when he went to look at the house for the first ...

City to complete erosion control project at Royal Spring Park
September 18th 2018 9:02AM

Orange fencing and silt fencing was placed last week at Royal Spring Park to signify preparation work the city of Georgetown is undertaking for an ...

Historical marker to be dedicated to 1868 Baptist church
September 18th 2018 8:26AM

FALMOUTH, Va. (AP) — A state historical marker will be dedicated to a Baptist church established in 1868 by 27 African-Americans who selected a ...

Historical marker honoring artist Jack Lewis to be unveiled
September 18th 2018 2:03AM

A Delaware Public Archives historical marker honoring the late Jack Lewis will be unveiled at noon Oct. 17 in front of the Bridgeville Public Library, ...

Rotarians host Oktoberfest
September 17th 2018 10:35PM

... will offer information on the Hills and how he was the force behind the New Hampshire historical marker honoring the couple's UFO encounter.

Seneca County Museum unveils Ohio Historical marker for their building
September 17th 2018 9:45PM

And after years of work, last week the historical society unveiled a new Ohio Historical Marker for the property showing the community and the state the ...