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Historical Marker Walking Tour
June 22nd 2018 3:31AM

Historical Marker Walking Tour. Join the Huron Historical Society for a dedication and tour of the five markers recently installed along the west bank of ...

Leland unveils historical marker for Mayor Franky Thomas
June 22nd 2018 2:37AM

LELAND, NC (WWAY) — The Town of Leland honored one of their own today as former Mayor Franky Thomas helped unveil a historical marker in his ...

Tourism commission sponsors historical marker at OCU
June 21st 2018 11:15PM

PRINCETON — Gibson County Visitors and Tourism Commission approved a $1,000 sponsorship for a new Indiana State Historical Marker for ...

NC Highway Historical Marker to Recognize Revolutionary Era Colonel and Congressman
June 21st 2018 10:12PM

Irish-born James Gillespie eventually settled in Duplin County and became active in the fight for freedom from British rule.

Final design for Arlington's Whittemore Park includes tree saving alternative
June 21st 2018 9:40PM

An alternative design for the space would turn the location of the proposed historical marker into a small grassy area, which would preserve two of the ...

ID, Idaho, Oregon Trail, wooden sign, historical marker
June 21st 2018 6:16PM

ID, Idaho, Oregon Trail, wooden sign, historical marker Stock Image - Red Circle Images RM. u17308705 Fotosearch Stock Photography and Stock ...

Student cleans cemetery where relative (isn't) buried
June 21st 2018 6:00PM

But she hopes to one day get a historical marker that will ensure the cemetery isn't forgotten. The location is also known as the Spaulding cemetery, ...

Mount Olive Cemetery receives historical marker
June 21st 2018 4:30PM

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Historic Emmett Till marker in Mississippi to be rededicated
June 21st 2018 11:15AM

Swimmer sets off in attempt to be first to cross Pacific · The Astrodome gets its own Texas State Historical Marker · Texas Historical Markers hidden in ...

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June 21st 2018 10:59AM

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Chardon Embraces Local Legend with Historical Marker
June 21st 2018 4:12AM

Chardon City Council is now moving forward with a plan to designate Hanging Rock as an Ohio Historical Marker, complete with a dedicated trail, ...

Citizens express support for township DDA at hearing
June 21st 2018 4:10AM

Historical district representative and former Supervisor Marilyn Hoffman, said the state would be making a final decision on an historical marker for the ...

Archbishopric of Lipa historical marker
June 21st 2018 2:07AM

Archbishopric of Lipa historical marker. Content courtesy of Encyclopedia of Philippine Heritage, which is an ongoing program of the Wiki Society of ...

Savannah Omegas Help Dedicate Historical Marker
June 21st 2018 1:01AM

The Toomer Historical Marker is the first such tribute to an African American by the Georgia Historical Society in the Historic District of Savannah.

Lohmann: New marker brings recognition to victims of Richmond area's deadliest plane crash ...
June 21st 2018 12:00AM

On Thursday, a state historical marker that recalls the crash of Imperial Airlines Flight 201/8 — an effort spearheaded by McKoy — will be dedicated ...

Historic Marker for Vt.'s 4th governor unveiled
June 20th 2018 11:48PM

Israel Smith, his only identified likeness, adorned the programs Monday at a service unveiling a new state historical marker outside West Street ...

Snyder miniature golf course owner hoping to get historical marker to help business
June 20th 2018 11:26PM

SNYDER, Texas (KTAB) - The owner of Just Putt'n, a miniature golf course built in the 1960's in Snyder, is hoping to get a historical marker to help ...

Methodist church is now a Florida Heritage Site
June 20th 2018 5:26PM

Now, 150 years later, Melrose United Methodist Church at 5802 Hampton St. not only celebrates a birthday, but gets an official state historical marker ...

The Outsidah: Lost ambulance gets confusing instructions that were perfectly clear
June 20th 2018 4:18PM

Big Question #3:Are the house numbers painted on my mailbox, and on the historical marker on the front of my house, BIG ENOUGH FOR THEM TO ...

Historical Civil Rights Task Force Presents Findings to Chapel Hill Town Council
June 20th 2018 3:22PM

... to start community conversation sessions about similar local history and asked for permission to create a historical marker for the Chapel Hill Nine.

Hampton History Museum
June 20th 2018 2:49PM

June 20, 2018 - Join members of the Buckroe Historical Society on Saturday morning as they unveil a historical marker to the Bay Shore Hotel, which ...

Area briefs
June 20th 2018 2:37PM

An Indiana State Historical marker will be placed in honor of Emmett Forest Branch in Martinsville, in conjunction with the Indiana Historical Bureau.

Savannah Omegas Help Dedicate Historical Marker
June 20th 2018 2:26PM

The Toomer Historical Marker is the first such tribute to an African American by the Georgia Historical Society in the Historic District of Savannah.

Andrew Buckley: Bard
June 20th 2018 1:11PM

For decades, I've taken visiting friends to the historical marker at the stairs at Nauset Heights that commemorates this event in July 1918, and told ...

Out and About
June 20th 2018 10:07AM

Dr. Ben & Mona Parker TX Historical Marker. The Atascosa County Historical Commission and the Longhorn Museum Society cordially invite everyone ...

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June 20th 2018 7:39AM

Activity includes you and those you follow. Activity, When. lynyrd uploaded a picture to represent the marker Brunswick, MD Veterans Memorial Park.

Historical Markers
June 19th 2018 4:28PM

The Delaware Historical Marker Program began in 1931 when the General Assembly of Delaware passed an act establishing a permanent ...

​​​​​​​Honoring African-American Union Soldiers Killed In Fort Pillow Massacre
June 19th 2018 11:48PM

That's where a historical marker was unveiled Tuesday to keep their memory alive. It was a special day, full of sentimentality for the dozens of people ...

Neighbors: Newton's McElroy Hoye House opens Thursday
June 19th 2018 11:03PM

2, 2017, the NHCC, Inc. officers and board members unveiled of the Mississippi State Historical marker on the front lawn of the house, located at 400 ...

Fort Pillow battle soldiers honored with historical marker
June 19th 2018 11:15PM

The unveiling of this historical marker outside the Memphis National Cemetery may have never happened had it not been for Callie Herd losing her ...

Grace Episcopal dedicates historical mark, begins year-long celebration
June 19th 2018 9:56PM

There is now Michigan historic marker recognizing 150 years of Holland's Grace Episcopal Church on the parish lawn. The marker commemorates the ...

Celebrating Juneteenth with family, food and freedom — and some of America's best black chefs
June 19th 2018 7:18PM

This year, she is shepherding the process for getting the city of Dallas to recognize the church with a historical marker. The church was founded by ...

Council approves historical marker for Washington Street
June 19th 2018 6:11PM

HIGH POINT — The district that was the heart of High Point's black community during the era of segregation will have its history spotlighted in a new ...

Time & Space, in 2018
June 19th 2018 2:19AM

Stop at the historical marker next time you pass it. Look toward West Point from Constitution Island. See what the Patriots saw. Think of Sybil, on ...

Curious Cbus: The Stories Behind Columbus Street Names
June 19th 2018 9:45AM

According to Africa's historical marker, residents with anti-slavery sentiments conflicted with the community's pro-slavery Methodist church.

Financial Marketers Must Resist Millennials Myths and Gen Z Traps
June 19th 2018 3:56AM

According to Dorsey, the biggest historical marker separating Gen Z from Millennials was the 9/11 terror attacks. If you were old enough to emotionally ...

Famed Arts Teacher Elsa Ulbricht's Home
June 18th 2018 8:26PM

About 12 blocks to the west, on W. State St., Wisconsin Historical Marker #36, placed outside the original Miller Plank Road Brewery, commemorates ...

Germany's World Cup team symbolizes country's political divide
June 18th 2018 12:11PM

This was a historical marker, because Germans were seldom comfortable with outward expressions of national pride (thanks to their dark past).

The Silo: Lewiston landmark celebrates truly historical anniversary
June 18th 2018 11:03AM

Lewiston's own The Silo Restaurant will unveil a new historical marker in celebration of 20 years of business. A party has been planned including ...

Area News: June 18, 2018
June 18th 2018 10:07AM

The New York State Historical Marker that Meredith Historical Society erected to commemorate Bristol Tavern in West Meredith will be dedicated.

Silo Restaurant to celebrate 20 years
June 18th 2018 8:48AM

Lewiston's Silo Restaurant will unveil a new historical marker this week in celebration of 20 years of business. The unveiling will take place at 11 a.m. ...

Edinburg's Juneteenth observance marks 25th anniversary
June 17th 2018 5:37PM

A Texas Historical Marker welcome visitors at the Restlawn Cemetery on Saturday, May 16, 2018 in Edinburg. Juneteenth is celebrated on June 19th ...

Grant applications available for Ohio Historical Markers
June 18th 2018 4:30AM

For more than 60 years, the historical-marker program has supported the placement of more than 1,600 bronze markers. A local sponsor, usually a ...

Historical marker in Boscawen; 'Temptation' wins sand sculpting contest
June 18th 2018 2:11AM

Boscawen New historical highway marker commemorates old train station A New Hampshire highway has a new marker that highlights the history of ...

NH news in brief: Historical marker in Boscawen; 'Temptation' wins sand sculpting contest; hikers ...
June 18th 2018 12:22AM

A New Hampshire highway has a new marker that highlights the history of the oldest surviving depot of the former Northern Railroad. The Gerrish ...

Utica Cemetery
June 17th 2018 4:10PM

John and Mary Stead deeded 4.46 acres of land to the Utica Cemetery Association in 1863. (A historical marker located in Shelby Township in ...

'It's hallowed ground': New plaque honors pioneering black-owned newspapers in New Orleans
June 17th 2018 1:37AM

Their names are not widely known today. But on Saturday afternoon, historians and others gathered in the French Quarter to unveil a historical marker ...

St. Lawrence Parish of Utica
June 17th 2018 4:15AM

In May 1866 the Reverend Amandus VanDenDriessche of Detroit recited Utica's first Catholic Mass. (A historical marker located in Utica in Macomb, ...

Aliceville Prisoner of War Camp historical marker
June 17th 2018 1:20AM

Aliceville Prisoner of War Camp historical marker. Dublin Core. Title. Aliceville Prisoner of War Camp historical marker. Creator. West, Elizabeth. Date.

The Stepchild of Lynching
June 17th 2018 1:07PM

Outside its downtown headquarters on Commerce Street, a historical marker stands where “enslaved people were marched in chains up the street ...

Mount Olive Cemetery to get historical marker
June 17th 2018 11:48AM

The Erath County Historical Commission will host a combination Juneteenth Commemoration along with the dedication of a historical marker at Mount ...

Depauw Acceptance Letter
June 17th 2018 9:38AM

depauw acceptance letter - 28 images - waiting for your acceptance letter depauw, nyu new york and early decision, the living theatre workshops ...

A return to Fletcher Hospital
June 17th 2018 4:07AM

The former Fletcher Hospital site north of Cambridge received its Ohio Historical Marker on Memorial Day, 2018, with a ceremony led by the Guernsey ...

Wisconsin Historical Markers Marker 425 The Brothertown Indians
June 17th 2018 3:55AM

March 28 · Congratulations to Dane County on the placement of a new historical marker near the Village of Mt. 35. Brooklyn Historical Society, The ...

Vasquez Tree Historical Marker
June 17th 2018 2:41AM

Moovit helps you to find the best routes to Vasquez Tree Historical Marker using public transit and gives you step by step directions with updated ...

Belvidere marker honors Revolutionary War patriots buried there
June 17th 2018 1:30AM

She made it through the Belvidere Cemetery ceremony dedicating a new historical marker to Revolutionary War veterans Timothy Lewis and Thomas ...

Honoring the Past
June 16th 2018 10:30PM

Alpha Kappa Alpha sorority unveiled a historical marker today, honoring ... You can find the new historical marker on ISU's campus located between ...

Historical marker is unveiled at Iowa Building
June 16th 2018 10:19PM

The Iowa Building is the third building on the Oskaloosa square to receive a historical marker, following the Mahaska County Courthouse and the ...

Vigo County has its first historical marker for African American woman
June 16th 2018 9:56PM

A historical marker was unveiled for Evangeline E. Harris (Merriweather). She graduated from ISU, and was an educator, author, and musician. You'll ...

Historical marker commemorates Sandoz's work
June 16th 2018 6:56PM

Dedication ceremony attendees look at the Mari Sandoz historical marker Friday. The marker at 1226 J St. commemorates Sandoz's home in the ...

Hierapolis
June 16th 2018 2:08PM

A historical marker located near Pamukkale in Merkez (District), Denizli, Turkey.)

NHCP unveils 'Simbahan ng Lumang Bosoboso' Historical Marker
June 16th 2018 9:07AM

The new historical marker installed at the Church of Bosoboso. (Credits: Official Facebook page of the Nuestra Señora dela Annunciata Parish).

Historical marker to honor man who helped Hungarian Jews escape Holocaust
June 15th 2018 10:05PM

A state historical highway marker will be dedicated this month to a diplomat from Virginia who helped 1,200 Hungarian Jews escape the Holocaust.

Historical marker at Dagley Field to note Lubbock's contribution to WWII
June 15th 2018 6:41PM

More than 75 years ago, thousands of men were being trained to become pilots for WWII at Dagley Field, right where the Coronado High School ...

First Alabama-Auburn Football Game Historical Marker
June 15th 2018 9:39PM

Reviews, get directions and information for First Alabama-Auburn Football Game Historical Marker, AL, Birmingham, 3200 Clairmont Ave S map, ...

Eden Detention Center closure hit town's economy, but some hope to tap arts for revival
June 15th 2018 9:22PM

A historical marker in front tells the story of the once thriving congregation that gathered within the walls of the early 1900s church. One bright spot in ...

Newest Historical Marker Unveiled In Oskaloosa
June 15th 2018 6:33PM

By Hailey Brown. (Oskaloosa, Iowa) – The unveiling ceremony for the Iowa Building Historical Marker took place indoors on Thursday, June 14, ...

'You can't just gloss over this history': The movement to honor Ida B. Wells gains momentum
June 15th 2018 3:00PM

... where he helped install a more complete historical marker about Nathan Bedford Forrest, a notorious slave trader remembered with a 1955 plaque ...

Union Literary Institute
June 15th 2018 2:01PM

... its president, is trying to stabilize the building so that people can see what remains. In 2016, they had a historical marker erected on the site as well.

Bounty on Signs will Help East Point Breeze
June 15th 2018 11:03AM

…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. The penalty ...

Diplomat who helped Jews flee Holocaust gets highway marker
June 15th 2018 9:56AM

LYNCHBURG, Va. — A state historical highway marker will be dedicated this month to a diplomat from Virginia who helped 1,200 Hungarian Jews ...

Historical marker at Dagley Field to note Lubbock's contribution to WWII
June 15th 2018 5:55AM

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Bay Shore historical marker unveiling near pier at Buckroe
June 14th 2018 12:56PM

Join members of the Buckroe Historical Society near the pier as they unveil a historical marker to Bay Shore, which served African-Americans as a top ...

Historical marker at Dagley Field to note Lubbocks contribution
June 15th 2018 7:03AM

Posted on June 15, 2018 by Jessica Harington. Historical marker at Dagley Field to note Lubbock\s contribution - KCBD NewsChannel 11 Lubbock.

Ansonia looks to beautify troubled spots with Adopt-A-Spot program
June 15th 2018 3:56AM

Martin said four sites have already been adopted, which include the historical marker traffic island on Elm Street adopted by Southern Connecticut ...

Walnut Grove Plantation historical marker dedicated in Bristol, Virginia
June 15th 2018 3:00AM

BRISTOL, Va. — A few years after his famed expedition with Meriwether Lewis, explorer William Clark made a stop in Bristol, Virginia, to have ...

Historical marker is unveiled at Iowa Building
June 15th 2018 1:07AM

Angie Holland/The HeraldIowa Building historian Julie Hansen reveals the building's historical marker, which is the third to be placed on the ...

Historical marker at Dagley Field to note Lubbock's contribution to WWII
June 15th 2018 12:11AM

More than 75 years ago, thousands of men were being trained to become pilots for WWII at Dagley Field, right where the Coronado High School ...

International & Great Northern Railway in New Braunfels, New Braunfels, Texas Historical Marker
June 14th 2018 11:27PM

As early as 1875, New Braunfels residents began petitioning rail companies to bring lines into the community. The town's first major proposal, to the ...

Historical marker unveiled in Clinton
June 14th 2018 11:15PM

A new historical marker unveiled in Clinton. The new marker stands at the site of "The Clinton Duel." A dramatic reading and a re-enactment were ...

Grant money available for historical markers
June 14th 2018 9:11PM

For over 60 years, this historical marker program has supported the placement of more than 1,600 bronze markers across Ohio. A local sponsor ...

Historic United Sound System Recording Studios lists for $1.5M
June 14th 2018 6:45PM

This building has been threatened with demo by a freeway expansion and in 2017, a Historical Marker was rightly placed in front of it. It's now listed ...

Limestone County Historical Commission Conducts June Meeting
June 14th 2018 5:15PM

Mr. and Mrs. Ferris gave a history of their home and expressed an interest in applying for a Texas Historical Marker for it. They also stated that other ...

Bishop William Paul Quinn gets state historical marker in his honor
June 14th 2018 3:56PM

RICHMOND, Ind. — A Richmond preacher who helped escaped slaves make their way to freedom along the Underground Railroad will be honored ...

Marker to commemorate county's Rosenwald Schools
June 14th 2018 2:59PM

Without warning, the Florida-based Jewish American Society for Historic Preservation three months ago offered to pay for a historical marker to ...

Christie making progress with Overby plantation site
June 14th 2018 12:22PM

The historical marker lists the state of Georgia as William Thomas Overby's birthplace, however, the “Confederate hero” was born in Virginia in 1840 ...

Renovated center to celebrate grand reopening at Staunton River Battlefield State Park
June 13th 2018 1:18PM

Staunton River Battlefield State Park Manager David Gunnells and Office Assistant Katherine Lipscomb stand at a historical marker in front of ...

State Education Building
June 14th 2018 3:16AM

Dedicated 1912. (A historical marker located in Albany in Albany County, New York.)

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June 14th 2018 1:27AM

KHS-Historical Marker Application_6.2018. KHS-Historical Marker Application_6.2018. KHS Historical Marker Application PDF.

Vandalized historical marker to be replaced
June 14th 2018 1:01AM

SUMNER — A new historical marker will replace a vandalized one at the River Road site where Emmett Till's mutilated body was pulled from the ...

In possible roadblock for Keystone XL, pipeline opponents gift land to Ponca
June 14th 2018 12:22AM

There's a state historical marker in Neligh that tells the story, and the Tanderups were involved in a trail commemoration with the Poncas a few years ...

Marshall Juneteenth holiday celebrations kick off Saturday
June 13th 2018 11:03PM

“We've been doing it since we got our historical marker, in 2010,” said Helen Gross Murray, president of the organization. “We are continuing to ...

Activities for June 14 through June 20
June 13th 2018 9:56PM

Shady Grove Rosenwald School state historical marker will be dedicated at 11 a.m. Saturday at 2924 Three Chopt Road in Gum Spring.

Historic Duval House gets historic marker
June 13th 2018 9:11PM

The Fort Cooper chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) funded and installed a historical marker ...

Savannah Community Dedicates Toomer Historical Marker
June 13th 2018 2:11PM

Savannah Community Dedicates Toomer Historical Marker. L-R: Former Savannah Mayor Edna Jackson, Chatham County Commission Chairman Al ...

New mexico parks map
June 13th 2018 5:17PM

Featuring D A V Vietnam Veterans National Memorial Historical Marker, Chaco Culture National Historic Park Historical Marker, Chaco Culture ...

James Clark Stone House
June 13th 2018 3:33PM

This fall the James Clark Stone House in Anderson Township receives an Ohio Historical Marker. Sheila Vilvens, svilvens@enquirer.com. by Taboola ...

Picturing history: Wood River Center now known as Shelton, Nebraska
June 13th 2018 12:33PM

Historical marker at Shelton, Nebraska, which was once Wood River Center. This site offered overland travelers multiple services including those of ...

Historical Markers
June 13th 2018 10:36AM

Since 1949 the State Historical Marker program has identified and interpreted historic sites across Mississippi. The familiar silver and green tablets ...

Tawas Point Lighthouse historical marker dedicated
June 12th 2018 9:22PM

Friends of Tawas Point Lighthouse and State Park President Jane Chandler welcomes people attending dedication of Michigan Historic Marker.