A gigantic map of all the cool plaques in the world. A project of 99% Invisible. Logo by Chop Shop

Sundial Bridge

  • redding
  • sundial bridge

Depoe Bay and the World's Smallest Harbor

  • depoe

Nike Summit Site

NIKE SITE SUMMIT 1959-1979 TO HONOR THE DEDICATED MEN AND WOMEN WHO PROTECTED ALASKA DURING THE COLD WAR AND ESPECIALLY THOSE WHO ENDURED DUTY AT NIKE SITE SUMMIT, FAITHFULLY SERVING OUR COUNTRY.

  • nike
  • missile
  • summit
  • alaska

E. G. Young & Company Building, 1892

  • oakland
  • oregon
  • bank

Oakland Trader

  • livery
  • turkey shows
  • fire truck
  • oregon
  • oakland

Oakland Ice House

  • oregon
  • oakland
  • ice
  • sausage
  • butcher

Monument To The Fallen Of Cecina (Monumento Ai Caduti Di Cecina)

Monumento Ai Caduti Di Cecina Monument To The Fallen Of Cecina I have close ups of the plaques but chose to post a photo of the overall statue. Impressive stuff. Left side plaque reads:' A ricordo ...

  • wwi
  • world war
  • memorial
  • italy
  • tuscany
  • cecina
  • monument

Arlington Cemetery

The Arlington Cemetery Company, formed in 1909, bought 4.7 acres of land on this site. Owners were: R.D. Cole, S.Y. Wilson, H.S. Griffin, W.A. Taylor, F.S. Bragg, and A.H. Murray. In time, ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Lake Shasta Caverns

    Former Criminal Courts Building

    Designed by Jones & Furbringer, Architects, this building opened in 1925 as the Criminal Courts Building, housing two divisions of criminal court, a 300-bed county jail, and various offices. ...

    • shelby county
    • tennessee

    Prince Albert National Park

    PRINCE ALBERT NATIONAL PARK Established 1927 Area 1496 square miles Opening Ceremony  August 10, 1928 by Prime Minister Mackenzie King The national parks are dedicated to the people of  Canada ...

    • saskatchewan
    • canada
    • park

    In Memorial to the Commercial Fisherman Lost at Sea

      IN MEMORIAL TO THE COMMERCIAL FISHERMAN LOST AT SEA  DOWN TO THE SEA IN SHIPS THEY GO, THESE CHOSEN MEN OF THE STEEL. THOUGH MIST AND FOAM AND NORTHWEST WIND IS POUNDING AT THE KEEL, SO SAIL THEY ...

    • half moon bay
    • fisherman
    • california

    Captain Philip A. Manhan

    In honor of Captain Philip A. Manhan who served the City of Emeryville, Police Department 1966-1995

    • emeryville
    • police
    • 1966

    Donald Kozlik

    DEDICATED TO DONALD KOZLIK FOR SERVICE BEYOND THE CALL OF DUTY AS A BOY SCOUT AND SOLIDER OF THIS COUNTRY. HIS BOY SCOUT GOOD TURN INCLUDED FIVE YEARS DAILY SERVICE TO A BLIND MAN, 1946 TO 1951 UNTIL ...

      Hibbing High School Flagpole

      Submitted by @Susannist

        Chesapeake and Ohio Canal

        Submitted by @ImageRyan

        • ties of communi...
        • chesapeak and o...
        • canal
        • thade
        • canal era

        Lady Bird Johnson Park

        LADY BIRD JOHNSON PARK  THE DOGWOOD AND DAFFODIL PLANTINGS ON THIS ISLAND ARE DEDICATED TO PRESIDENT & MARS LYNDON B. JOHNSON WHO CHALLENGED AMERICA TO MAKE MORE BEAUTIFUL THE ENVIRONMENT OF ALL OF ...

        • johnson
        • dogwood
        • park
        • washington dc

        Air Space

        THIS SOIL AND THE AIR SPACE EXTENDING ABOVE IT SHALL NOT BE A PART OF ANY NATION AND SHALL NOT BE SUBJECT TO ANY ENTITY'S JURISDICTION.

        • berkeley
        • california
        • bay area
        • air space
        • not be a part o...

        Richard Stites

        Richard Stites, a historian of the Russian revolutionary people, as people. In memory of Richard Stites 1931-2010 member of Martin's Tavern fellowship from 1956 onward Submitted by @Ed_Baptist

        • russia
        • revolution
        • washington dc
        • tavern

        Space Tree

        SPACE TREE  The seed for this tree were flown abroad the US Space Shuttle Atlantis, December 2-8, 1988 by Lt. Col. Jerry L. Ross, USAF. The tree was presented to the City of Cresco on July 27,1900, ...

        • space tree
        • atlantis
        • cresco
        • iowa
        • 1988
        • notre dame
        • purdue

        Dr. Norman E. Borlaug

        IN TRIBUTE TO  DR. NORMAN E. BORLAUG  NATIVE OF HOWARD COUNTY, IOWA 1970 NOBEL PEACE PRIZE LAUREATE  HIS WORK IN AGRICULTURE PROMOTED PEACE BY HIS CRUSADE AGAINST WORLD FAMINE.  Submitted ...

        • borlaug
        • green revolutio...
        • nobel peace pri...
        • famine
        • iowa

        Last Indian Clash

        After decades of driving past this plaque, I finally stopped to read the "Last Indian Clash" Near this spot in 1764, Shawnee Indians killed John Tremble (Trimble) in the last such event in Augusta ...

        • colonization
        • virginia
        • 1764
        • pontiac
        • augusta county

        The Bivouc of the Dead

        A memorial at Dows Rest Area in Iowa. It reads: "On fame's eternal camping ground, Their silent tents are spread And glory guards with solemn spread The bivouac of the dead."

        • memorial
        • war
        • iowa

        Compton's Cafeteria Riot

        UPTOWN TENDERLOIN Lost Landmarks COMPTON'S CAFETERIA RIOT ~ 1996 ~  ONE AUGUST EVENING IN 1966, TRANSGENDER WOMEN AND GAY MEN BANDED TOGETHER TO FIGHT BACK AGAINST OPPRESSION AFTER A POLICE OFFICER ...

        • san diego
        • california
        • transgender
        • gay rights
        • galvanized

        Site of North Hall

        SITE OF NORTH HALL SECOND OF TWO ORIGINAL CAMPUS BUILDINGS ERECTED 1873 RAZED 1917 AND 1931

        • berkeley
        • california
        • cal
        • razed

        Mary Galloway Home Memorial

        The Mary Galloway Home For Aged Women Was Chartered By The State Of Tennessee In 1896, And Is The Oldest Home Of Its Kind In Shelby County, Providing A Home Of Dignity And Comfort. This 18 Space Lot ...

        • shelby county
        • tennessee

        Steven Gerald Krohn

        In Loving Memory BMC STEVEN GERALD KROHN April 3, 1949 - February 25, 2009 United States Coast Guard Octover 19[?] - October 1987 OINC Station Depoe Bay May 1983 - October 1987  A true American ...

        • depoe bay
        • oregon
        • coast guard