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historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKK_voca-waterwheel-mill_Brady-TX.html
Voca Waterwheel Mill. Built 1876, by H.A. Chadwick and sons, William and Milam, who constructed other mills in the region. Water was diverted from river by a still-visible, 1300-yard millrace. Originally used to grind wheat and corn; a saw was soo…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKJ_smoke-stacks-and-paddle-wheels_Prairie-du-Chien-WI.html
Smoke stacks and paddle wheels. In the summer of 1823 the steamboat Virginia successfully negotiated the dangerous rapids at the mouth of the Des Moines River and became the first steam-powered vessel to navigate the upper Mississippi. By the …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKI_crusoe-island_Seneca-Falls-NY.html
Crusoe Island. Site of Crusoe Post Office until 1852. Home of Senator David H. Evans, 1837-1920. Stage relaying barns were located here. State Education Department 1935 var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1'…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKH_teddy-roosevelts-journal-walk_Paul-Smiths-NY.html
Teddy Roosevelt's Journal Walk. . Welcome to TR's Journal Walk - the Barnum Brook Trail. . While Teddy Roosevelt was a teenager in the 1870's, he visited Paul Smiths Hotel four times and honed his skills as a naturalist, with special interest in…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKG_brontosaur-bulges_Morrison-CO.html
Brontosaur Bulges. The downward bulges in the rock layers are most likely dinosaur tracks viewed in cross section. When dinosaurs walked in soft sand they sank in, pushing down and distorting the layers beneath their feet. The tracks later fille…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKF_st-james-roman-catholic-parish_Woodbridge-Township-NJ.html
St. James Roman Catholic Parish . First mass, 1683 . School opened, 1890 . Church relocated from Upper Main Street, 1924 . New church dedicated, 1968 . var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; …
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKE_battery-b-1st-ohio-light-artillery-marker_Fort-Oglethorpe-GA.html
Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Marker. Battery B, 1st Ohio Light Artillery Cruft's Brigade. 12:30 to 3:30 P.M. September 19, 1863. var plainText = document.getElementById('inscription1').innerText; docume…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKD_town-of-weston-honor-roll_Weston-ME.html
Town of Weston Honor Roll. Sheldon Barker . Michael Brewer . Alton Burns . Fred Butterfield, Jr. Ralph Butterfield . Clifford Carr . Ralph Crowell . Everett Daggett Raymond Darveau . Otis Davis . Emery Dwyer . Gene Dwyer Carroll Earle . Lawren…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKC_jean-michel-basquiat-1960-1988_New-York-NY.html
Jean-Michel Basquiat (1960-1988) . . From 1983 to 1988 renowned artist Jean-Michel Basquiat lived and worked here, a former stable owned by friend and mentor Andy Warhol. Basquiat's paintings and other work established notion of high and low art…
historicalmarkerproject/markers/HM2CKB_the-lock-keepers_Cabin-John-MD.html
The Lock-Keepers. A long blast on a tin horn followed by the boatman's shout of "Hey-ey-ey! Lock! Aw, Lock!" summoned the lock-keeper to duty. Lock-keepers were hired to "attend constantly and diligently by day and night," during the nine month bo…
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