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“Little Syria on the Wabash” Indiana State Historical Marker Dedicated in Terre Haute
April 19th 2018 1:30PM

A new historical marker commemorating Syrian immigrants who flocked to Terre Haute in the early 20th Century will be dedicated Thursday, April 12th. The unveiling ceremony at Indiana State University's Foundation office will celebrate the community known as “Little Syria on the Wabash.”.

1800s home receives historical marker
April 19th 2018 9:33AM

Oldham County received its fourth historical marker Friday April 13. A historical marker for the James and Amanda Mount House is now on the Oldham County History Center's property in La Grange.

Letters to the editor for April 19, 2018
April 19th 2018 6:22AM

Rampant corruption. Our president ran on a platform to hire the best people. It turns out that he hired the worst. Environmental Protection Agency Administrator Scott Pruitt is the latest example, fast at work shredding the regulations that actually protect the environment. Like his boss, his ethics amount to ...

Local briefs
April 19th 2018 5:03AM

Carl Elliott Historical Marker to be unveiled. VINA — A historical marker honoring Vina native and congressman, Carl Elliott, will be unveiled during a ceremony Sunday beginning at 2 p.m. at Vina Community Center. Elliott, who died in 1999, was an attorney and seven-term congressman. Elliott a 1933 ...

Go and Do
April 19th 2018 5:03AM

Arts and entertainment items for Go and Do listing are published, as space permits, on a first-come, first-served basis. Deadline to submit items is Monday noon for publication the following Thursday. Information, however, may be sent up to six weeks in advance. Standing items must be updated monthly.

City of London School for Girls
April 19th 2018 4:13AM

A historical marker located in City of London in City of London, England, United Kingdom.)

'90s band FireHouse to play Little River Casino this summer
April 19th 2018 2:03AM

“It was like a historical marker when the hair bands were stepping down for a moment and the grunge bands were stepping up, which shows how the music scene just keeps changing. “We never expected to win that award,” Snare continued. “When we were rehearsing for the show, Dick Clark actually ...

New marker to honor Carl Elliott in Vina
April 19th 2018 1:30AM

And the train stopped in Vina," wrote Elliott, who served eight terms in the U.S. House of Representatives and spearheaded landmark legislation such as the Library Services Act and National Defense Education Act. On Sunday, a historical marker honoring Elliott will be unveiled in his hometown of Vina.

Forts
April 18th 2018 11:22PM

This is a survey of the designated historic sites in Michigan which have been commemorated through the placementof a historical marker. These markers have been erected as part of a program begun in1955, and continues under the direction of the Michigan Historical Commission and the Michigan ...

Kentucky editorial roundup
April 18th 2018 10:30PM

The Daily Independent of Ashland on a historical marker related to the Hatfield-McCoy feud: Credit goes out today to all of those who worked for years to get an official historical marker at the Catlettsburg Cemetery marking the graves of James and Floyd McCoy. If you picked up our Sunday paper you ...

State competition honors student for research work
April 18th 2018 10:18PM

Blood is interested in pursuing other research projects, one of which would create a historical marker for the original grave site of Red Jacket, the great Seneca orator. He would also like to pursue an internship at a local library to further his history studies. Blood received the History Student of the Year ...

Burgaw community recognized for providing refuge for Holocaust survivors
April 18th 2018 10:07PM

Van Eeden historical marker (Photo: WWAY). WATHA, NC (WWAY) — You may notice something new along Highway 117 near Watha. A new North Carolina highway historical marker commemorates nine German-Jewish families rescued from the Holocaust and given homes and small farms in the Van ...

State historical highway marker to be dedicated Tuesday
April 18th 2018 9:56PM

A state historical marker issued by the Virginia Department of Historic Resources will be dedicated next week in Middlesex County that commemorates St. Clare Walker High School and early efforts during the 20th century to establish public education for the county's African-American students.

The men of the Flying Boxcars
April 18th 2018 8:15PM

The Wilmington News Journal, a sister publication of The Times-Gazette, is publishing a daily story on the 1964 air tragedy through Saturday, the day of the historical marker dedication and commemoration. The spring rain had been falling hard for the last few days in Wilmington, and local rain gauges ...

Report tells about historic downtown Union Springs
April 18th 2018 5:37PM

The historical marker at the courthouse tells about the downtown district being placed on the National Register of Historic Places. This district contains two museums and four historical markers. (Photo by Faye Gaston). Posted: Wednesday, April 18, 2018 12:00 am

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April 18th 2018 1:23PM

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Lord Palmerston
April 18th 2018 5:35AM

A historical marker located in City of Westminster in Greater London County, England, United Kingdom.)

A survivor in every sense: In '64 air crash, 17 died, 2 survived, including Bill Zugelder
April 18th 2018 2:03PM

Bill Zugelder remains active at 91, still drives a car, and still makes an occasional trip to Wilmington for breakfast with the 302nd Buckeye Wing. And he plans to be here for the April 21 Ohio historical marker dedication and remembrance ceremony of the 1964 air tragedy, set for 1:30 p.m. at J.W. Denver ...

Ex-Congressman Carl Elliott to be honored
April 18th 2018 1:18PM

VINA — A historical marker honoring former Alabama Congressman Carl Elliott will be unveiled at the Vina Community Center on Sunday. The event will begin at 2 p.m.. Elliott, who died in 1999, was an attorney and seven-term congressman. He was born in Vina in 1913, and was the Vina High School ...

Pickens County celebrates Sesquicentennial
April 18th 2018 12:00PM

On May 1 in Six Mile will be the dedication of a historical marker for the Cherokee Trading Path that once ran along what is now the town's Main Street. That starts at 11 a.m.. I'll tell you about more upcoming events, all connected to the Pickens County Sesquicentennial, later. It's gonna be a fun year.

Stockley Tavern joins long list of Delaware historical places
April 18th 2018 11:03AM

Officials, friends and loyal customers gathered April 9 to unveil the state's 570th historical marker at Stockley Tavern along Route 113 south of Georgetown. The oldest tavern in Delaware was opened in 1948 by Wilbert Rogers, and it quickly became a popular place, said Delaware Archives Director ...

Robert (Bob) Lyle Goodenough
April 18th 2018 9:00AM

No historical marker was ever passed on any of his travels. He kept busy watching sports, any kind of puzzles, fishing, crabbing, woodworking, doing yard work, reading, especially western, Civil War or old time baseball. Chasing after and enjoying spending time with his grandkids was his reward for a ...

Detroit historical markers
April 18th 2018 7:22AM

DETROIT (AP) - A legendary recording studio in Detroit that once welcomed artists such as Aretha Franklin and Miles Davis has received a historic marker just Motown Museum, Detroit Picture: Historical Marker - Check out TripAdvisor members' 11,387 candid photos and videos of Motown Museum ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

BURGAW — A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender County Public ...

Historian seeks to replace markers
April 18th 2018 4:52AM

In 2010 when serving as historical marker chairman for the Cass County Historical Commission, Vernon visited the Atlanta District office of the Texas Department of Transportation to examine the newly arrived historical marker for the Pleasant Hill Rosenwald School. While there, he was also shown a ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender County Public Library in ...

Younkers store owner to sell to liquidators, Omaha locations to close
April 18th 2018 12:22AM

“Kind of sad,” said Kathy Murphy, an Omaha resident who shared Younkers is one of her favorite stores. “It's like another historical marker going down the drain.” Murphy said she's surprised to hear of the upcoming closures since she sees high traffic at both Omaha locations. “It has nice clothing, it keeps ...

Denton County Judge Mary Horn expresses concern about Confederate monument changes
April 18th 2018 12:11AM

Without cost estimates, commissioners haven't determined whether public or private funds would pay for the changes. Riddle said the Denton County Historical Commission plans to apply for a state historical marker for the monument in November. She also said she's speaking with several suppliers of ...

All-day benefit show raises $900 for Downtown Mini Mall
April 17th 2018 9:00PM

“The Denton mini mall, just like Recycled Books, might as well be a historical marker of Denton,” Bradley said. “Anyone who grows up in Denton knows about the Denton mini mall.” Laura and Rick Barnett of DTXBnB Entertainment initiated the idea for a benefit show and asked Laconic Sound to help.

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April 17th 2018 12:47PM

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Why 'Action Comics' Still Matters
April 17th 2018 3:11PM

Whether it's Kurt Swan drawing some wacky antics in the '50s and '60s or sturm und drang of “What's So Funny About Truth, Justice, and the American Way?” at the turn of the century, this series is a reflection of where superhero comics were at the time. It represents a historical marker unlike any other ...

North Carolina highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

BURGAW, N.C. (AP) - A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender ...

AP-NC--North Carolina News Coverage Advisory 8:30 am, NC
April 17th 2018 2:03PM

HIGHWAY MARKER-JEWISH REFUGE, from BURGAW - A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. SENT: 130 words. ___. If you have stories of regional or statewide interest, please email them to ...

Bay United Methodist Church to receive Ohio Historical Marker
April 17th 2018 1:41PM

The Story of Elizabeth Tryon Sadler and the Bay United Methodist Church. The Bay United Methodist Church is receiving an Ohio Historical Marker to commemorate the site and give credence to the importance of this church in our town. The new marker will be arriving in June, our 191st anniversary.

NC Highway Marker to Honor Refuge for Jews Fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

NC Highway Marker to Honor Refuge for Jews Fleeing Germany. A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. April 17, 2018, at 2:06 a.m.. NC Highway Marker to Honor Refuge for Jews Fleeing Germany.

62 interesting historical markers in New York, 1 of for every county
April 17th 2018 11:03AM

Not your typical blue and yellow historical marker, but a place of note regardless. The plaque on this giant boulder tells the story of a relatively small band of American patriots (800) which held off a much larger army of British and Hessian soldiers (4,000) just long enough for Washington's Army to ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 10:03AM

A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender County Public Library in ...

Dallas' Confederate War Memorial Might Be Coming Down After All
April 17th 2018 9:00AM

"This is not a historical marker. There was never any intent to teach history or honor historical figures," City Council member Philip Kingston said. "The inscriptions make it quite clear that [the memorial] is absolutely a monument to white supremacy." Kingston's colleague, Casey Thomas, said that staff ...

NC highway marker to honor refuge for Jews fleeing Germany
April 17th 2018 6:00AM

BURGAW, N.C. (AP) — A state highway historical marker honoring a farm tract that was a refuge for Jews fleeing Nazi Germany is going up in eastern North Carolina. The StarNews of Wilmington reports the commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony will be held Wednesday at the Pender ...

Good for you
April 16th 2018 6:11PM

The Harvey County Historical Society, Community National Bank and community partners who helped create and erect a historical marker to denote Hyde Park and Newton's cowboy era. Newton Medical Center, which announced activities for National Healthcare Decisions Day. Mason Alexander and ...

Pulaski County's Most Notorious: Notorious Places
April 16th 2018 4:30PM

The historical marker can be found on Fort Street above the Waynesville square. The fort was built by the Union Army during the Civil War to protect the Wire Road, which was a main supply route and contained telegraph communication wires. The Old Stagecoach Stop is still in existence even though ...

Historical marker unveiled in front of old Bulldog Stadium
April 17th 2018 1:28AM

Local officials gathered on Saturday afternoon in front of the old Bulldog Stadium on Park Street to unveil a Texas Historical Marker. The designation is both for the stadium, which was home for the Jasper Bulldogs for nearly 100 years, and also for the very unique stone wall that has stood guard at the ...

Fort Bend ISD finds historic cemetery near construction site
April 17th 2018 12:38AM

The Imperial State Prison Farm was built here and more than 400 inmates were housed on the property, according to a historical marker that sits in front of the cemetery. “This was still a very racially stratified system, where black convicts were doing the same kind of work (that) enslaved people had done ...

Nanticoke Valley Historical Society Hosts Unveiling of New Historical Marker
April 17th 2018 12:25AM

The Nanticoke Valley Historical Society in Maine, NY hosted the unveiling of their newest historical marker for the ca. 1830 Grist Mill known as Pitcher's Mill Monday evening. Pitcher's Mill is an old water power grist mill, using massive millstones to grind grain into feed or flour. At one time the mill had ...

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April 16th 2018 11:56PM

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Windmill Island Gardens Historical Marker Unveiling
April 16th 2018 8:58PM

HOLLAND (WHTC-AM/FM) -- About two dozen area residents turns out of the dedication of the Michigan Historical Marker at DeZwaan Windmill on Holland's Windmill Island Gardens on March 14, 2018. Among the notable attendees: Windmill Island's first head gardener, Jaap de Blecourt, Michigan Rep ...

Marker honors Mississippi synagogue's civil rights role
April 15th 2018 3:33PM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the congregation played during the civil rights movement. The marker was unveiled Friday at Beth Israel Congregation in Jackson. Beth Israel, which was Mississippi's first Jewish ...

Historical marker honoring legendary jockey Roscoe Goose placed in front of his former home
April 16th 2018 9:00PM

Horse racing fans all over the world are tracking the odds for the horses expected to compete in the 144th Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs on May 5. But a group of public officials, South Louisville residents and racing executives kicked off the 2018 Derby season last week by remembering the ...

Van Eeden Historical Marker Dedication
April 16th 2018 2:54PM

In 1939, the lives of nine German Jewish families were rescued from the Holocaust and given homes and small farms in rural Pender County. All are cordially invited to a dedication program & unveiling of a new North Carolina Highway Historical Marker. VAN EEDEN. Wednesday, April 18, 2018. Pender ...

Fulbright Historical Marker Rededication
April 16th 2018 2:13PM

A historical marker commemorating J. William Fulbright will be reinstalled and rededicated at 4:50 p.m. on Thursday, April 19. The historical marker will be placed next to the 1931-1949 section of Senior Walk, which leads from Arkansas Avenue to Old Main. All members of the campus community are ...

NYC commission unanimously approves statue's removal
April 16th 2018 8:15PM

Once there, it will be briefly put in storage for renovations before being displayed at a later date with an historical marker documenting Sims' experiments. “Placing the sculpture near his gravesite is not meant to glorify him,” the cemetery said in a statement. “Rather, it is a visual focal point that will bring ...

Marker to honor Pender County farm tract that housed Jewish refugees
April 16th 2018 2:03PM

A new state highway historical marker, honoring a Pender County farm tract that served as a refuge from Nazi Germany, will be unveiled Wednesday afternoon outside Burgaw. A commemoration ceremony for the Van Eeden colony at 2 p.m. at the Pender County Public Library will precede the unveiling.

Valley Datebook
April 16th 2018 4:41AM

“Little Syria on the Wabash” Indiana state historical marker dedication, ceremony 11 a.m., conference room, first floor, Indiana State University Foundation office, 30 N. Fifth St.; marker unveiling at noon, Cherry and Fifth streets; information, www.IN.gov/history or 317-232-2535. • “Who Lives, Who Dies, ...

Marker to honor Pender County farm tract that housed Jewish refugees
April 16th 2018 3:18PM

A state highway historical marker will be unveiled April 18 to note the site of the Van Eeden refugee colony north of Burgaw.

Grand Army of the Republic Memorial Historical Marker
April 16th 2018 2:39PM

Dedicated to our comrades who fought, bled, suffered and died on land and sea, on battle fields and in prison pens, for their country's honor. 1861 - 1865 Lieut. (A historical marker located in Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.)

'Fake News' from Wise County brought UFO believers to Aurora - eventually
April 16th 2018 12:00PM

"Fake news" may seem like a modern concern, but people have been printing tall tales since the early days of newspapers. On April 17, 1897, Wise County resident S. E. Haydon reported in The Dallas Morning News that an airship had crashed in the small town of Aurora, a full six years before the ...

Parker's Marketplace
April 16th 2018 5:17AM

Ira Parker (1846-1938) built a house here in 1885. He had left his family's tannery in 1866 to make gloves. (A historical marker located in Littleton in Grafton County, New Hampshire.)

Catlettsburg historical markers a great idea
April 16th 2018 9:45AM

Credit goes out today to all of those who worked for years to get an official historical marker at the Catlettsburg Cemetery marking the graves of James and Floyd McCoy. If you picked up our Sunday paper you likely read about the fact that James and Floyd McCoy -- two men who participated in national ...

LaVO: A Woman Named Rachel
April 16th 2018 9:22AM

Sources include Edward H. Magill's lecture “When Men Were Sold, Reminiscences of the Underground Railroad in Bucks County and Its Managers” published in 1909; the Historical Marker Program available online at www.PAHistoricalMarkers.com; assistance from the Solebury Township Historical ...

Prep baseball/softball roundup: Musketeers make it to seven straight
April 16th 2018 4:01AM

Catlettsburg historical markers a great idea. Credit goes out today to all of those who worked for years to get an official historical marker at the Catlettsburg Cemetery marking the graves of James and Floyd McCoy.

Home of Debra Records Historical Marker
April 16th 2018 3:47AM

A historical marker located in Scranton in Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania.)

Colonel Jacob Weiss
April 16th 2018 2:16AM

A historical marker located in Lehighton in Carbon County, Pennsylvania.)

Douglas MacArthur
April 16th 2018 12:11AM

A historical marker located in Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.)

Fundraiser for Ozark train depot historical marker underway
April 16th 2018 12:00AM

The Dale County Genealogical and Historical Society hopes to raise $2,600 through RedBasket.org to place a historical marker near the site. Wilson Head ... The town hopes to erect a historical marker to signify the depot's history and location in time for Alabama's bicentennial celebration in 2019.

Willie Mitchell's Royal Studios
April 15th 2018 8:11PM

Constructed as the Shamrock Theater in 1915, this building was converted into Royal Recording Studios in 1957. (A historical marker located in Memphis in Shelby County, Tennessee.)

Marker honors Mississippi synagogue's civil rights role
April 15th 2018 3:33PM

JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — Mississippi's largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the congregation played during the civil rights movement. Scroll for more content... The marker was unveiled Friday at Beth Israel Congregation in Jackson. Beth Israel, which was ...

Details - All Saints Episcopal Church - Atlas Number 5331007937
April 15th 2018 4:21AM

Details for All Saints Episcopal Church (Atlas Number 5331007937). Historical Marker — Atlas Number 5331007937. Print all detailed data · Report an error with this data. Record Data; Map ...

Marker Honors Mississippi Synagogue's Civil Rights Role
April 15th 2018 3:45PM

Marker Honors Mississippi Synagogue's Civil Rights Role. Mississippi's largest synagogue is being honored with a historical marker honoring the role the Jewish congregation played during the civil rights movement. April 15, 2018, at 11:38 a.m.. Marker Honors Mississippi Synagogue's Civil Rights Role.

One building's journey from a place of incarceration, to a venue of liberation
April 15th 2018 9:00AM

A historical marker commemorating the founding of the Rev. Leon Sullivan's Opportunities Industrialization Center was installed in 1990. As nice as the composition is, the building didn't earn its place in history until 1964, when the Rev. Leon Sullivan, the progressive pastor of Zion Baptist Church, ...

Preston House cleared for historical marker
April 15th 2018 3:56AM

Jones noted that, although the acceptance rate seems high, the criteria for designating a historical marker remains a high bar. “DHR's two-person marker team, which consists of historian Dr. Jennifer Loux and an assistant historian, Matt Gottlieb, put a huge amount of effort into doing additional research ...

Photos for Oxford Historical Marker
April 14th 2018 10:27PM

Photos for Oxford Historical Marker. Oxford Historical Marker · Add photos. Search photos... 5 photos mention "". Clear. Photo of Oxford Historical Marker - Oxford, CT, United States. Ewwwwwww. Page 1 of 1 ...

Oxford Historical Marker
April 14th 2018 10:26PM

Oxford Historical Marker in Oxford, reviews by real people. Yelp is a fun and easy way to find, recommend and talk about what's great and not so great in Oxford and beyond.

Block of Dargan Street named Historic Downtown African American Business District
April 14th 2018 11:03PM

The historical marker sits near the corner of Dargan and Darlington Streets to mark the district. Dozens of African Americans from Florence spoke about the places their family members used to own on Dargan Street Saturday. The barbershops, restaurants and other shops provided services for African ...

Salado Historical Marker Dedication
April 14th 2018 2:47AM

Salado Historical Marker Dedication. May 5 2018 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm. Salado, TX (Bell County). Cedar Knob Cemetery. FM 2484. Salado Texas 76571. Come celebrate the dedication of Historic Texas Cemetery Cedar Knob Cemetery. Directions to the cemetery: Exit from IH 35 to FM 2484.Travel west ...

Historical marker hit by driver on icy roads
April 14th 2018 10:21AM

A damaged historical marker near Brownlee in Cherry County was the result of an icy traffic accident, officials say — not a hate crime.

Ex militar deportado a México se naturaliza estadounidense
April 14th 2018 4:11AM

Nacogdoches County Historical Commission members and supporters gather near the newly instal… Town of Douglass historical marker dedication at the Douglass Pavillion on Thursday, Nov. 30, 2017. Nacogdoches County Historical Commission supporter Tony Jasso, left, reads over an informati…

Sullivan County unveils historical marker
April 14th 2018 12:55AM

Sullivan County unveiled an honor more than 200 years in the making today.

Iceland's 1st Black Citizen? An Ex-Slave and War Hero Denmark Now Disregards
April 14th 2018 9:22AM

When people stroll past a five-story mansion that sits less than 100 yards from the royal Amalienborg Palace in Copenhagen, there is no historical marker to tell of the Schimmelmann family who owned it, or the slaves they kept there, including Hans Jonathan. “People who speak or write about slave ...

Historical marker hit by driver on icy roads
April 14th 2018 8:03AM

A damaged historical marker near Brownlee in Cherry County was the result of an icy traffic accident, officials say — not a hate crime. The DeWitty state historical marker was dedicated April 11, 2016, and honors DeWitty, “one of Nebraska's largest and most well-known African-American rural ...

Reno at the Crossroads Historical Marker
April 14th 2018 12:38AM

A City Built on Trains and Automobiles Nevada's alliance with the Union during the Civil War was important not only for the mineral resources of the Comstock Lode but because the state held portion of the transcontinental transportation and communication lines, the California Trail and the newly ...

C.S.S. Pontchartrain
April 14th 2018 2:03AM

The elegant steamboat Lizzie Simmons was built in 1859 and ran between Memphis and New Orleans until the Confederate Navy bought her in 1861 and converted her into a gunboat, the Confederate StatesS. (A historical marker located in North Little Rock in Pulaski County, Arkansas.)

Historical marker will be unveiled in Florence
April 14th 2018 12:45AM

FLORENCE, S.C. – A marker will be unveiled Saturday afternoon to commemorate the designation of the 200-300 blocks of North Dargan Street as the Historic Downtown African-American Business District. The marker will be unveiled after a 1 p.m. ceremony on the lawn of Ideal Funeral Home at 106 E.

Amherst sets dates for bulk item pickup, yard waste collection
April 13th 2018 5:02PM

This photo shows a historical marker in front of the town hall in Amherst, Ohio. Eric Bonzar — The Morning Journal. By Community report, The Morning Journal. Posted: 04/13/18, 12:43 PM EDT

State to recognize Burgaw community that provided refuge for Holocaust survivors
April 13th 2018 9:56PM

... COUNTY, NC (WECT) -. A state highway historical marker commemorating Jewish refugee families rescued from the Holocaust will be dedicated in Pender County. ... They will be honored with the historical marker dedication April 18 at 2 p.m. at the Pender County Library. The free program will honor ...

Balls Auditorium
April 13th 2018 12:36AM

One block from this site stood Ball's Auditorium from 1945 to 1995. Here, Reginald Ball, Sr. (A historical marker located in Lake Charles in Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.)

Humble ISD history database unveiled, historical marker awarded for district's centennial
April 13th 2018 4:07PM

A Humble historian unveiled a massive Humble ISD history database nearly three years in the making during a school board meeting April 10. The database was created in anticipation of the district's centennial anniversary, which will occur during the 2018-2019 school year. Robert Meaux is the student ...

Windmill Island Gardens gets prepped for opening day
April 13th 2018 12:15PM

Also on opening day, there will be an unveiling of the state's historical marker for the windmill. It was recently put on the state's register of historic places, Helmus found out recently. Getting the designation had been in the works for more than a year. It had just become eligible to be on the list because it ...

Melrose church named Florida Heritage Site
April 13th 2018 1:41PM

The bell that calls worshippers to service at Melrose United Methodist Church has rung through more than a century of hurricane seasons and mild winters for generations of Floridians. A historical marker will indicate the 150-year-old church, located at 5802 Hampton St. in Melrose, as the newest Florida ...

76 years after shutting down, an LA way station for WWII detainees gets its historical marker
April 13th 2018 12:22PM

Growing up in Burbank, Donna Sugimoto would sometimes pass the old Verdugo Hills Golf Course on La Tuna Canyon Road. It never occurred to her that it was a dark part of her family's history - the place where her grandfather was sent after being taken from his home in Boyle Heights during World ...

Villeré Plantation Receives Historical Marker
April 13th 2018 10:07AM

Historical marker was recently dedicated by the St. Bernard Tourist Commission, Valero Refi nery and Councilmember Wanda Alcon to commemorate the role of the Villeré Plantation during the War of 1812: Th e Villeré Plantation was owned by Jacques Philippe Villeré and located downriver from the ...

Beth Israel Freedom Trail historical marker to be dedicated
April 13th 2018 6:04AM

Beth Israel Congregation is located on Old Canton Road in Jackson.

Marmaduke-Walker Duel -- Historical Marker
April 13th 2018 3:27AM

Marmaduke-Walker Duel – Historical Marker. BRIEF HISTORY: The Marmaduke-Walker Duel was fought during the American Civil War between two Confederate generals – John Sappington Marmaduke and Lucius Marshall (Marsh) Walker. A disagreement arose between the two men in the summer of ...

Cox House
April 13th 2018 1:56AM

The town of Orange began as a settlement in the late 1820s on a bend in the Sabine River. By the Turn of the Century, the town had expanded north of the river bend. (A historical marker located in Orange in Orange County, Texas.)

Beth Israel Freedom Trail historical marker to be dedicated
April 13th 2018 2:48AM

On hand for the occasion will be Dr. Leslie-Burl McLemore, Chairman, Mississippi Freedom Trail Task Force; Katie Blount, Director, Mississippi Department of Archives and History; Dr. Stuart Rockoff, Executive Director, Mississippi Humanities Council; Rickey L. Thigpen, Executive Vice President, Visit ...

Opening-day French Quarter Fest fans undeterred by stinky Mississippi River oil spill
April 13th 2018 12:22AM

... powered by his piano-key accordion. Zydeco dancers maneuvered around folding chairs on either side of the Chevron Cajun/Zydeco Stage, two blocks away from a new historical marker at Toulouse and Decatur indicating where Bienville, New Orleans' founder, first landed 300 years ago this spring.

County Map Of Delaware State
April 12th 2018 11:55PM

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Capital Gains: Zombies in Round Rock; VR treadmill uses video games for exercise
April 12th 2018 9:22PM

The Whitley-Keltner House, the Hyde Park neighborhood home where the Austin public relations firm is headquartered, was set to host a dedication ceremony April 13 for the building's Official Texas Historical Marker. The structure at 200 E. 32nd St., which has been used as everything from a school to a ...

Weathersbee: Fort Pillow victims are honored this year - as their murderer was dishonored last year
April 12th 2018 9:11PM

That's because since the 2017 ceremony, #TakeEmDown901, Memphis Greenspace and the city of Memphis worked to finally remove the statue of their murderer, Forrest, from Health Sciences Park. On top of that, a new historical marker in downtown Memphis notes that Forrest became wealthy from ...

Withers family unveils never-before-seen photos of MLK's final flight
April 12th 2018 7:52PM

The millions of passengers who travel through the Memphis airport each year will now have a visual reminder of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Last year, the Memphis International Airport hosted the dedication of a historical marker commemorating King's final flight. After he was assassinated in Memphis, his ...

Civil War Profiles — A Civil War trip of a lifetime: Part 12
April 12th 2018 5:48PM

A roadside historical marker provided a succinct history of the town first settled by the French in 1716-1729, while growth came with British immigrants from 1763-1779. Cotton and trade were responsible for Natchez's reputation as the cultural capital of the Old South. We enjoyed lunch at the Carriage ...