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You Are Here: Hyde Park
July 20th 2018 6:45PM

This historical marker at the park describes the neighborhood's history. Photo by James Rambin. This log cabin structure at Shipe Park dates back to ...

Details - Sowers Cemetery - Atlas Number 5113006887
July 20th 2018 4:24PM

Details for Sowers Cemetery (Atlas Number 5113006887). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006887. Print all detailed data · Report an error ...

Details - North Side School - Atlas Number 5439003609
July 20th 2018 1:51PM

Details for North Side School (Atlas Number 5439003609). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439003609. Print all detailed data · Report an error ...

Family of BK Roberts speaks out on possible removal of name
July 20th 2018 1:18PM

... recommended to move the statue of Francis Eppes from the area near the Westcott Fountain on campus and place a historical marker next to Eppes ...

Nashville needs to come to terms with its slave past
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July 20th 2018 9:56AM

History center tour brings history to the present
July 20th 2018 9:00AM

Not only was this Court Street in 1942, but it was also Routes 33 and 50. These were the days when people could parallel park their giant automobiles ...

Remember When?
July 20th 2018 3:00AM

A county historical marker erected near the Green Street home notes that Vick was born in 1863, the son of a freed slave, and arrived in Wilson around ...

City of Lanett project ahead of schedule
July 19th 2018 11:48PM

It should be most impressive when a new fountain is installed on the triangle, the Bluffton-Lanett historical marker is put back up and all the overhead ...

Planning for People
July 20th 2018 3:11AM

This distinctive neighborhood was born in 1919 and 1920. In those years, Henry Ford built 156 homes for sale to his Dearborn Fordson Tractor Plant ...

Cousin of Emmett Till attends rededication of historical marker
July 20th 2018 12:12AM

Wheeler Parker (left), a cousin of Emmett Till, visits with a bystander during the June 21 rededication of a historical marker at the Graball Landing site ...

Details - Samuel David Dealey, Jr. - Atlas Number 5507018223
July 19th 2018 7:14PM

Details for Samuel David Dealey, Jr. (Atlas Number 5507018223). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5507018223. Print all detailed data · Report an ...

July 19, 1918: 100 years ago in Freeport and the Nassau Post
July 19th 2018 6:33PM

Prior to moving to his home of South Bayview Ave., he owned a large home on South Ocean Avenue (presently marked by an historical marker ...

When Native Americans Routed the Ku Klux Klan in the Battle of Hayes Pond
July 19th 2018 3:37PM

On July 5 a historical marker was erected in Maxton, North Carolina, to commemorate an event that occurred sixty years ago, when the Ku Klux Klan ...

Give history a little breathing room
July 19th 2018 2:49PM

The only way the passerby would be clued into this rich history is a historical marker along the driveway leading up to the hall on East Butler Pike.

A Massive Monument to South LA Is Inching Closer to Becoming a Reality
July 19th 2018 2:48PM

Rather than serving as a static historical marker to a bygone era, Halsey's Crenshaw Hieroglyph Project aims to be a living structure that connects past ...

Here's what's happening in York, Chester and Lancaster SC counties.
July 19th 2018 12:00PM

Wright Funeral Home Historical Marker Dedication, 8 p.m. Aug. 3 at 6 Hunter St., York. Isaac “Bub” Wright Jr. was a master craftsman who began ...

Pathways funding source drops post-Harvey
July 19th 2018 11:37AM

There will be a dedication of a historical marker at the Fulton Fire Department at 5:30 p.m., July 19. Pathways Co-Chair Tom Callen discussed placing ...

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July 19th 2018 12:17AM

KHS-Historical Marker Application_7.2018_fillable. KHS-Historical Marker Application_7.2018_fillable. A PDF application for a historical marker.

Rutland village to seek operating levy
July 18th 2018 9:22PM

Council approved the placement of the Higley Historical Marker in front of the Rutland Civic Center. The marker, which was located on the lot to be ...

A Place for the Punks
July 18th 2018 9:11PM

You can't swing a petrified cat without hitting a historical marker or museum entrance, especially downtown. But one aspect of Pensacola's history that ...

Thompson House 3 HDR - Historical Marker
July 18th 2018 2:39AM

The historical marker for the home of the (in)famous inventor of the Thompson "Tommy" submachine gun of gangster fame. Recommended Viewing: ...

Checklist S47260051
July 17th 2018 11:21PM

Tue Jul 17, 2018 5:06 PM. Protocol: Traveling. Party Size: 1. Duration: 2 minute(s). Distance: 0.1 mile(s). Observers: Kay Hawklee. Comments: N/A.

Unlikely Hero is a Friend of Mine
July 18th 2018 6:33PM

Though it was indeed a violation of state law to move or change a historical marker without approval of the legislature, Trey told me that night that he ...

Where to host a picnic or outdoor event in Detroit
July 18th 2018 6:22PM

Gordon Park now has new benches, picnic tables, a playground, stage, and fitness equipment, plus a historical marker with details on the uprising.

Home builder, preservationists at odds over Abolition Hall development in Whitemarsh
July 18th 2018 5:37PM

It was Blockson, who describes himself as a good friend of Nancy Corson, who encouraged her to apply for a Pennsylvania Historical Marker for the ...

Area has opportunities for cavers far and wide, plus river tours
July 18th 2018 5:37PM

Life jackets are provided. Participants are required to arrive at the Boom Site Historical Marker, on Highway 95, 15 minutes before the tours begin.

Philly community orgs collected 8000 illegal signs in June. Next stop: Trash Academy
July 18th 2018 12:00PM

... the city, it is illegal in Philadelphia to post or pay someone to post a sign on a streetlight, utility pole, traffic sign, historical marker or street tree.

Bee Line DAR Board of Charles Town sets agenda for coming year
July 18th 2018 6:10AM

In the area of historic preservation, the chapter will dedicate a historical marker honoring the patriotic and military service of Charles Washington ...

Repairs needed at Euhaw Baptist
July 18th 2018 6:13AM

Euhaw Baptist Church, according to the historical marker in front of the current building, was established on Edisto Island around 1686 by Scottish ...

JR Parten a respected Madisonville philanthropist
July 18th 2018 6:00AM

Editor's note: This is the first of two articles detailing the events of July 1978. On Thursday, July 19, at 10 a.m., the J.R. Parten Historical Marker will be ...

'Round Town July 18, 2018
July 18th 2018 6:00AM

A dedication ceremony for a Texas Historical marker honoring Jubal Richard Parten will be held at our Madison County Library this Thursday, July 19, ...

'POST TIME': 'Lost town of Mangonia Park' stood in present-day Northwood
July 18th 2018 3:56AM

... is pushing for a historical marker, writes that the town of Mangonia was platted by the reverend's son, George Gale, who'd arrived in February 1885.

Smith County moving forward with selling East Line Street property
July 18th 2018 12:31AM

According to the historical society, the building may qualify for a historical marker. The county will continue to take steps necessary to advertise, solicit ...

Cubs fans make pilgrimage to Mordecai" Three Finger" Brown's Indiana birthplace
July 18th 2018 12:11AM

About 25 years ago family members erected a historical marker near Brown's birthplace in Nyesville, a mining town 60 miles west of Indianapolis.

Details - Site of Arlington Downs Racetrack - Atlas Number 5439004724
July 17th 2018 9:51PM

Details for Site of Arlington Downs Racetrack (Atlas Number 5439004724). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5439004724. Print all detailed data.

New York Sports Tours: A Brand-New Luxury Ride Through NYC Sports History
July 17th 2018 9:00PM

You'll also see the historical marker of Toots Shor's Restaurant at 51 West 51st Street. The marker describes the restaurant, colorfully, as the place ...

Details - Z. Motley Cemetery - Atlas Number 5113006789
July 17th 2018 8:47PM

Details for Z. Motley Cemetery (Atlas Number 5113006789). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006789. Print all detailed data · Report an error ...

New Restaurant Opens In Historic Alpharetta Home
July 17th 2018 6:33PM

ALPHARETTA, GA — The city of Alpharetta on Tuesday unveiled its newest historical marker recognizing the restoration of the Jones House.

Woodbridge Airport to be remembered at new Taco Bell
July 17th 2018 5:15PM

Prince William County Occoquan District Supervisor Ruth Anderson tells us a historical marker will be erected near the Taco Bell noting the ...

Birthplace of famous South Philly opera singer Mario Lanza demolished
July 17th 2018 4:52PM

A Pennsylvania Historical Marker that notes Lanza's birthplace still stands in front of 636 Christian St. However, those markers don't guarantee ...

Communists Brutally Murdered Russia's Last Royal Family 100 Years Ago Today
July 17th 2018 11:55AM

... to the collapse of the tsarist state across 1917, resulting in the “red terror” of which the 1918 royal executions became the central historical marker.

Small Towns Reveal Character, Culture of Lawrence County
July 16th 2018 2:37PM

On the north end of Main Street, a gazebo and historical marker acknowledges the significance of the borough. Founded in 1796, it is the oldest ...

Historical marker commemorates survey line
July 16th 2018 1:27PM

Dubois County Surveyor Ken Brosmer spoke during the dedication of the Buckingham's Base Line historical marker near Haysville on Saturday.

Gallery: Auburn dedicates historic marker on 165th anniversary of 'Twelve Years a Slave'
July 16th 2018 12:29AM

Irene Northrup-Zahos and Melissa Howell, descendants of Solomon Northup, admire the Derby & Miller Co. historical marker after unveiling it with ...

Details - Abraham Carver Cemetery - Atlas Number 5113006640
July 17th 2018 12:08AM

Details for Abraham Carver Cemetery (Atlas Number 5113006640). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006640. Print all detailed data · Report an ...

Details - Colonel William G. Cooke - Atlas Number 5113006657
July 16th 2018 10:37PM

Details for Colonel William G. Cooke (Atlas Number 5113006657). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5113006657. Print all detailed data · Report an ...

Plessy V. Ferguson Historical Marker
July 16th 2018 8:00PM

Plessy V. Ferguson Historical Marker.

Gallery: Auburn dedicates historic marker on 165th anniversary of '12 Years a Slave'
July 16th 2018 1:07AM

Irene Northrup-Zahos and Melissa Howell, descendants of Solomon Northup, admire the Derby & Miller, Co. historical marker after unveiling it with ...

Auburn celebrates 165th anniversary of publishing '12 Years a Slave'
July 16th 2018 12:26AM

AUBURN — A historical marker dedication ceremony to honor the leading 19th century publisher of Cayuga County, Derby, Miller & Co., on the 165th ...

Gallery: Auburn celebrates 165th anniversary of '12 Years a Slave'
July 16th 2018 12:22AM

... anniversary of publishing '12 Years a Slave'. AUBURN — A historical marker dedication ceremony to honor the leading 19th century publisher…

Backroads: County to receive 3 state historical markers
July 15th 2018 9:33PM

Those wishing to apply for a state historical marker must notify the Bell County Historical Commission no later than Aug. 15 of their intent to apply.

City of Luling, Luling, Texas Historical Marker
July 15th 2018 9:32PM

City of Luling, Luling, Texas Historical Marker. Founded when Galveston, Harrisburg & San Antonio Railroad line intersected a main wagon road from ...

'Airplane Filling Station' gets state historical marker
July 15th 2018 12:57PM

'Airplane Filling Station' gets state historical marker: The Airplane Filling Station Preservation Association's project to restore the Powell monument...

Victoria Manalo Draves
July 15th 2018 6:10AM

Victoria Manalo Draves was the first Asian-American woman to win an Olympic medal when she earned gold medals in the 3-meter springboard and ...

Sally Ride
July 15th 2018 4:42AM

A historical marker located in San Francisco in San Francisco City and County, California.)

Historical Rock Lake
July 15th 2018 9:29AM

Summary : On September 30, 2006, a Texas Historical Marker, commemorating CCC Company 2896, at White Rock Lake Park, Dallas, Texas, ...

The View from Swamptown: The oft-forgotten story of the Wickford Gun
July 15th 2018 12:00PM

If I were asked to pick out the historical marker in our fair town that was the most underappreciated and least often seen, it would be an easy call.

Greenville celebrates Annie Oakley with a bang, bang: Ohio's Tiny Towns
July 15th 2018 9:45AM

This year, after a parade down Broadway, an historical marker will be placed at the house at 225 E. Third St., where Annie Oakley was visiting when ...

Business digest: Sunday, July 15, 2018
July 15th 2018 8:37AM

The firm displays a State of Texas Historical Marker. Murray returned to Gilmer to join his father in the family business in 2007. He also is a board ...

Local historian to give presentation
July 15th 2018 4:18AM

Scheduled for discussion to include: this year's Halloween Ghost Tour, selecting the next historical marker to be erected, planning for next year's ...

State honors Corvallis tree
July 14th 2018 12:56PM

The massive Pacific madrone overlooking the Yang house in Corvallis is an impressive specimen, and combined with its history helped earn it a ...

Donations from Nebraska's 150th to pay for historical marker repairs
July 14th 2018 6:03AM

Home » Donations from Nebraska's 150th to pay for historical marker repairs. Donations from Nebraska's 150th to pay for historical marker repairs.

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July 14th 2018 1:23AM

THE HISTORICAL MARKER DATABASE “Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”Feb 16, 2017 · This Tutorial will walk you through ...

Kyle-McCollum House Gets Historical Marker
July 14th 2018 1:13AM

YOUNGSTOWN, Ohio – In less than an hour, more than 200 years of Mahoning Valley history had come full circle. Descendants of some of the earliest ...

Memorial for lynching victims, but not for traitors
July 14th 2018 12:45AM

The victim of the lynchings have shamefully been deprived of their right to due process and in lieu of that, a much-needed memorial historical marker ...

At Battle of Medina, hundreds died but we don't know where
July 13th 2018 11:15PM

That's where the state historical marker says it may have taken place. The marker stands at the corner of an empty lot where barrel racers practice.

Goliad County Historical Marker, Goliad, Texas
July 13th 2018 8:57PM

Goliad County Historical Marker, Goliad, Texas. Goliad is a city in Goliad County, Texas, United States. It had a population of 1,975 at the 2000 census ...

Emmett Till Marker Defaced
July 13th 2018 10:33AM

In October, a Mississippi historical marker for Emmett Till was ... Now, less than a year later, a second state historical marker has been defaced .

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July 13th 2018 8:02AM

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July 13th 2018 4:26AM

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Emmett Till Historical Marker Vandalized
July 13th 2018 4:17AM

Emmett Till Historical Marker Vandalized. Top 10 Greatest Historical Warriors. In this list we see a combination of two of my favorite things - ancient ...

Historical marker unveiled for Airplane Filling Station
July 13th 2018 2:08AM

Historical marker unveiled for Airplane Filling Station ... Emmett Till Historical Marker Vandalized Madison park historic marker tagged with swastikas, ...

Youngstown's oldest continuously inhabited residence receives a state historic marker
July 13th 2018 4:52PM

It's been a long time coming, but the city's oldest continuously inhabited residence on its original site received an official state historical marker.

'Airplane Filling Station' gets state historical marker
July 13th 2018 12:05PM

After a 15-year gestation period, delivery was a success. The Airplane Filling Station Preservation Association's project to restore the Powell ...

Guest column: Marker to honor Auburn publisher on 'Twelve Years a Slave' anniversary
July 13th 2018 4:30AM

... direct descendants of Solomon Northup will dedicate a Derby & Miller historical marker in commemoration of the 165th anniversary of "Twelve Years ...

Artists group to hold lecture series
July 13th 2018 4:05AM

“There was no real trace of what happened down here until last year, when we got a historical marker that acknowledged the stage of violence of the ...

A mourner came to Rock Hill for a funeral. She left with a real-life history lesson.
July 13th 2018 1:18AM

Tindley stopped in front of the cafe to read a historical marker before heading inside. As she opened the door, her history lesson was waiting.

St. Louis students voice their opinion on the Emmett Till investigation
July 12th 2018 11:37PM

That's why they are taking it upon themselves to be the change they want to see in their communities, so when they saw the historical marker in ...

Emmett Till Marker Location
July 12th 2018 5:59PM

In October, a Mississippi historical marker for Emmett Till was riddled with bullet holes in an act of vandalism. Now, less than a year later, .

Clarksdale Considers Historical Marker for Tennessee Williams
July 12th 2018 1:13AM

CLARKSDALE, MS (Ben Caxton) — At Monday's meeting, the Clarksdale city board heard a presentation from a group headed by Panny Mayfield, ...

This Week In The Arts
July 12th 2018 3:56PM

The Chattery presents "The Lesser Know History of Chattanooga: A Walking Tour" at Union Depot Historical Marker. Thursday, July 19.

Third Baptist Church Gets Virginia Historical Marker
July 12th 2018 2:48PM

On Saturday, June 23, the Virginia Department of Historic Resources inspired a dedication ceremony for a new historical marker, unveiled alongside ...

Dubois County has a lot to thank for a little historical marker south of Haysville
July 12th 2018 1:41PM

That marker — Buckingham's Base Line historical marker — is the point of reference for where the base line crosses through Dubois County.

Public invited to historical marker dedication
July 12th 2018 12:11PM

Buckingham's Base Line historical marker will be dedicated at 1 p.m. at the marker, which is located on U.S. 231 one-tenth of a mile south of Haysville.

Hays County Commissioners Court Presents State Award To Historical Commission
July 12th 2018 9:22AM

HCHC Chair Kate Johnson told the Court that work by the Commission's Historical Marker Committee, Tejano History Committee, and Horticulture ...

Residents, city team up to tear down 8000 "bandit" signs
July 11th 2018 8:37PM

... who just don't know it is illegal in Philadelphia to hang posters on things like streetlight, utility pole, traffic sign, historical marker, or street tree. But he ...

'Palatine Journey' is topic for annual program at Hoyer Hill Cemetery
July 11th 2018 7:18PM

Turn onto Hicks Road, then at the Crim historical marker, turn left and go up the hill to the cemetery. In the event of rain, the service will be held at the ...

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July 11th 2018 8:28AM

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Gregorio del Pilar
July 11th 2018 7:42AM

Gregorio del Pilar Birthplace of Gen. Gregorio H. del Pilar historical marker and monument, San Jose, Bulakan, Bulacan. The site where he was born ...

Kyle-McCollum House gets historical marker
July 11th 2018 6:53AM

BING NEWS: Kyle-McCollum House gets historical marker. The Ohio History Connection, formerly the Ohio Historical Society, has awarded the ...

Paint Rock Historical Marker
July 11th 2018 12:53AM

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Stillwater Island And Rookery Tours At St. Croix National Scenic Riverway
July 11th 2018 6:11AM

Participants are required to arrive at the Boom Site Historical Marker, on Highway 95, 15 minutes before the tours begin. Parking is limited, but, ...

Kyle-McCollum House gets historical marker
July 11th 2018 4:52AM

The Ohio History Connection, formerly the Ohio Historical Society, has awarded the Kyle-McCollum House an official state historical marker.

'Post Time': Rediscovering Northwood's 'Lost town of Mangonia'
July 11th 2018 3:56AM

Now the Northwood Shores Neighborhood Association is pushing for a historical marker for “the lost town of Mangonia,” according to its president, ...

Hartford: The town that never was
July 10th 2018 11:03PM

This plat of Hartford dates from 1836. Co-founders John Harter and Amos Evans gambled on where the Miami & Erie Canal would be cut, and the ...

Neglected slave cemetery needs community support
July 10th 2018 10:41PM

Swanson, a native of Virginia, bought more than 150 slaves to the 600-acre tract. Swanson Cemetery didn't become an official Texas Historical Marker ...

Related Historical Markers
July 10th 2018 5:46PM

A list of Historical Markers or Monuments about Related Historical Markers.

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July 10th 2018 1:09PM

Slaton Bakery Presented with Texas State Historical Marker ... Historical Marker: Cherokee Strip Opening 1893 on the Oklahoma State Line. By Aldrich ...

Battle of New Market Historical Marker
July 10th 2018 12:37PM

Battle of New Market Historical Marker .... Title : Around the Parish: New Sarpy Historical Marker. Summary : St. Charles Parish employees and officials ...

Civil War veterans honored with historical marker on Gettysburg anniversary at Milwaukee Calvary ...
July 10th 2018 4:12PM

The historical sign was placed at the landmark 1897 Gothic Revival gatehouse, at the entrance to the cemetery at 5503 W. Bluemound Road.