A gigantic map of all the cool plaques in the world. A project of 99% Invisible.

David Sarlin Grove

  • muir woods
  • california
  • grove

Tall Redwoods Straight Ahead

TALL REDWOODS STRAIGHT AHEAD PAUSE AND LOOK UP CAN YOU FIND THEM?

  • muir woods
  • california
  • redwoods

Memphis University School

Founded in the downtown area in 1893 by Principals E.S. Werts and J.W.S. Rhea, Memphis University School soon became the city's leading boys' preparatory school. Although the "old MUS" succumbed to ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Doughboy World War I Statue

Honor Roll 1917 1919 To The Memory Of Memphis And Shelby County Men Who Gave Their Lives To Their Country In The World War ABBOTT, JAMES F. ABELE, LT.WILLIAM H. ADAMS, JOHN C. JR. ADAMS, RANDELL ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Ida B. Wells1862-1931

Ida B. Wells crusaded against lynchings in Memphis and the South. In 1892 while editor of the Memphis Free Speech, located in this vicinity, she wrote of the lynching of three Black businessmen. As ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

First Methodist Church Historical Tablet

In 1826 the First Methodist Church of Memphis was organized by the Rev. Thos P. Davidson with three members, Mrs. Pauline Perkins, Elijah Coffee and Mr. Dickens. The "old meeting house," which ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Jenny Lind Theatre

Site of the Jenny Lind Theatre and San Francisco City Hall The third Jenny Lind Theatre was opened by Tom Maguire on October 4, 1851, on the same site as the two preceding it, which were destroyed in ...

  • san francisco
  • california
  • bay area
  • lind
  • theatre
  • fire

Gifford Pinchot, Muir Woods

THIS TREE IS DEDICATED TO GIFFORD PINCHOT FRIEND OFF THE FOREST CONSERVER OF THE COMMON-WEALTH SIERRA CLVB                          MAY MCMX

  • muir woods
  • california
  • pinchot
  • common-wealth

This Exotic Granite Boulder

THIS EXOTIC GRANITE BOULDER UNEARTHED DURING SITE EXCAVATION IN 2011, IS BELIEVED TO HAVE FLOATED INTO HILLSBORO ON AN ICE RAFT ABOUT 15,000 YEARS AGO DURING THE CATASTROPHIC MISSOULA ...

  • hillsboro
  • oregon
  • boulder
  • missoula floods
  • montana idaho o...

Chimney Rock

Submitted by aljachimiak

  • north carolina
  • chimney rock
  • morse
  • dam
  • lake lure

The Arts Building

  Submitted by @bthubbard

  • fredericton
  • new brunswick
  • 1876

Anthony (Tony) Gibbs

"REST AWHILE" IN MEMORY OF OUR SON ANTHONY (TONY) GIBBS 11th SEPTEMBER 1953 - 31st JULY 2000 Submitted by @caddickbrown

  • birmingham
  • england
  • memorial

100th Anniversary of Houma

1834 - 1934 This tablet is placed here by the city government in commemoration of the one hundredth anniversary of Houma, and in memory of its founders, Richard H. Grinage and Hubert M. Belanger, ...

  • houma
  • louisiana
  • terrebonne
  • courthouse

John Reed's Saw Mill

JOHN REED'S SAW MILL TWO MILES WEST IS THE OLD SAW MILL, FROM WHICH THE CITY OF MILL VALLEY ACQUIRED ITS NAME. IT WAS CONSTRUCTED IN THE 1830'S BY JOHN REED, GRANTEE OF THE RANCHO CORTE DE MADERA ...

  • mill valley
  • california
  • bay area
  • 1830
  • saw
  • rancho corte de...

Morell Park

THAT YE MAY TELL IT TO THE GENERATIONS FOLLOWING TO COMMEMORATE THE LOYALTY, FAITH, COURAGE, SACRIFICES AND ACHIEVEMENTS OF EARLY SETTLERS WHO ESTABLISHED THIS CITY OF FREDERICTON, A ...

  • fredericton
  • new brunswick
  • having died fro...
  • first winter he...
  • united empire l...

To the Memory of the United Empire Loyalists

TO THE MEMORY OF THE UNITED EMPIRE LOYALISTS WHO SETTLED IN THIS REGION FOLLOWING THE AMERICAN REVOLUTION  COMPELLED TO LEAVE THEIR HOMES IN THE THIRTEEN COLONIES FOR THEIR LOYALTY TO THE CROWN, THEY ...

  • fredericton
  • new brunswick
  • 1784
  • loyalists
  • thirteen coloni...
  • american revolu...

Smyth House

SMYTH HOUSE 1787  First occupied in July, 1787 by Mrs. Robert Smyth, this dwelling is one of Fredericton's earliest surviving houses. Submitted by @bthubbard.

  • fredericton
  • new brunswick
  • 1787

Christ Church Cathedral

Christ Church Cathedral, begun in 1845, is one of the best and earliest examples of the Gothic Revival in Canada. Its stone walls, crossing tower and picturesque massing, echoing the internal parts ...

  • fredericton
  • new brunswick
  • ecclesiological
  • church
  • 1845

Clent Hills

Submitted by @caddickbrown

  • kidderminster
  • clent
  • hills
  • england

The Train Depot

Submitted by @jqmcd

  • gilbert
  • arizona
  • train
  • spur line
  • hay
  • wwi
  • 1905