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

Edgewood Lake

EDGEWOOD LAKE (DRAINED 1940's)BIRMINGHAM MOTOR & COUNTRY CLUB / EDGEWOOD COUNTRY CLUB (Demolished 1930's) The developers of the Town of Edgewood, Stephen Smith and Troupe Brazelton, built ...

  • birmingham
  • alabama
  • lake
  • country club
  • apostrophe

Samford University

Multiple purpose Christian university founded 1841 as Howard College by Alabama Baptists at Marion. Moved to East Lake, Birmingham, 1887. Established on this campus 1957. Acquired Cumberland School ...

  • birmingham
  • alabama
  • samford
  • howard

Clintonville Academy

CLINTONVILLE ACADEMYJANUARY 11, 1860 Chartered as Clintonville Male and Female Academy by Alabama Legislature January 11, 1860. Building constructed 1860, occupied 1861. The first school in ...

  • clintonville
  • alabama
  • school
  • coffee county

Liberty Bowl Bell

Donated to The City Of Memphis by William and Dixie Wolbrecht Submitted from the Shelby County Register's Office.

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

There Was a Cannery Here

There was a cannery here before the aquarium The Monterey Bay Aquarium stands on the site of the old Hovden Cannery. In its heyday, the cannery processed tons of sardines every day. But by ...

  • monterey
  • california
  • cannery
  • aquarium
  • sardines
  • hovden

Colton Hall Completed

1849  COLTON HALL COMPLETED  Walter Colton, Alcalde of Monterey, completes the construction of Colton Hall with the aid of taxes on rum, fines for gambling, and the labor of jailed offenders. It will ...

  • monterey
  • california
  • 1849
  • colton
  • rum
  • gambling

James H. Malone

James H. Malone Oct. 31, 1851 - June 29, 1929 The 35th Mayor of Memphis, 1906-1910. Author of "The Chickasaw Nation". He shared a legal office on the 11th floor of the Exchange Building, ...

  • shelby county
  • tennessee

Hebron, Ohio

  • hebron
  • ohio
  • national road
  • clinton
  • 1825
  • erie canal
  • buckey

Blaine Hill "S" Bridge

  • blaine
  • ohio
  • arch
  • 1828
  • national road
  • wheeling creek
  • viaduct

Casey Jones Museum

CASEY JONES MUSEUM  HOME OF CASE JONES AND RAILROAD MUSEUM OWNED BY THE PEOPLE OF JACKSON GEORGE SMITH, MAYOR BEN LANGFORD, COMMISSIONER W. E. VOSS, COMMISSIONER

  • jacson
  • tennessee
  • case jones
  • railroad
  • trains

Protecting our Freedom

  • morgan hill
  • california
  • wwi
  • wwii
  • korean war
  • vietnam
  • desert shield
  • desert storm

IOOOF Temple

Submitted by @mywolfson

  • iooof
  • temple
  • washington dc
  • dc

Cows Only Have Teeth in the Bottom of Their Mouths

Submitted by @ScootBenet

  • cows
  • teeth

Shadyside High School

SHADYSIDE HIGH SCHOOL ERECTED 1930

  • shadyside
  • ohio
  • school
  • piper
  • futhey
  • wright
  • totterdale
  • diblasio

Padre Crowley Point

PADRE CROWLEY POINT In memory of The Padre of the Desert 1891 - 1940 FATHER JOHN J. CROWLEY From the snowy heights of the sierras beyond the deep shadows of Death Valley, beloved and trusted ...

  • father john j. ...
  • padre of the de...
  • death valley
  • california

Frank Ogawa

  • oakland
  • california
  • bay area
  • city hall
  • ogawa
  • japanese americ...
  • internment
  • wwii

Alameda Courthouses 1 - 5

  • oakland
  • california
  • bay area
  • alameda
  • courthouse

USS Maine Torpedo Port

TORPEDO PORT USS MAINE DESTROYED FEB 15, 1898 CUBAUSA PHILIPPINE ISLANDS PORTO RICO ERECTED BY E H LISCUM CAMP NO 7USWV FEB. 16 1978

  • oakland
  • california
  • bay area
  • uss maine
  • torpedo
  • proto rico
  • liscum
  • uswv

A Chinese Junk Boat for Oakland

  • oakland
  • california
  • bay area
  • chinatown
  • junk
  • playground
  • 1955

Chandler Park

Submitted by @jqmcd

  • chandler
  • arizona
  • park
  • irrigation
  • rancher
  • salt river vall...