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131130-6148 Morganton

From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by WashuOtaku, full page.License is Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

    Andrew Low House

    From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by Jason Riedy, full page.License is Attribution License

      Gen. Samuel Milroy 1780~1845 & The Milroy Family

      From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by HystericalMark, full page.License is Attribution- ShareAlike License

        Douglas Shortley

        In memory of Eagle Scout Douglas Shortley. Gave his life in the service of his country. Vietnam 1970.Submitted by @gkatz

          Maxwell House Hotel

          Maxwell House Hotel on Wikipedia.Submitted by @SturmyWeather

          • nashville
          • maxwell
          • overton
          • 1859
          • johnson
          • hayes
          • cleveland
          • roosevelt
          • mckinley
          • taft
          • wilson

          John Loony House

          Submitted by @athikers_bob

            Paul Bunyan and Babe

            Paul Bunyan and Babe the Blue Ox, with 6 year old for scale. Bemidji, MN. #alwaysreadtheplaque https://t.co/tFGYyVNNQC TweetSubmitted by @gkatz

              Birthplace of Aretha Franklin

              Submitted by @IamVitaPresley

                The Rotary Foundation of Rotary International Rotary International

                  Le poete Allemand Friedrich Holderlin

                    Palacio de Mineria

                      William Armstrong Rifled Muzzle Loading Fortress Gun

                      Small plaque at the bottom reads:'Sir William Armstrong Rifled Muzzle loading gun 1867Originally installed at Port GerribrandWilliamstown City Council ...

                      • australia
                      • victoria
                      • weapon
                      • gun
                      • warfare
                      • rifled muzzle l...

                      Replica of 1892 Incandescent Gas Lamp

                      Plaque reads:'Replica of 1892 Incandescent Gas LampReplica reinstated as part of restoration of historic Nelson Place. Original lamp was one of two improved-style lamps erected in the 1890's. Similar ...

                        This Monument Illuminates Life

                        Plaque reads:'This monument illuminates life.This monument will be illuminated for two consecutive nights each time a government around the world decides to abolish the death penalty or when a death ...

                        • death penalty i...

                        San Juan Pablo II

                          D. Jesus Langarica

                            Samuel Phelps

                            From the Flickr group Historical Markers, photo by chrisinplymouth, full page.License is Attribution- NonCommercial-ShareAlike License

                              The Edison Institute / The Edison Institute

                              The Edison Institute, founded on this site by Henry Ford and dedicated to Thomas Alva Edison by President Herbert Hoover on October 21, 1929, the fiftieth anniversary of the invention of ...

                              • michigan
                              • michigan histor...

                              In Memory of Leatha Phillips

                                Lewis Coffee House

                                STAR INN - STORNOWAY  Established as an Alternative to the Heavy Drinking of Alcohol in the TownLEWIS COFFEE HOUSE 1884-1911After 27 yeras it Reverted to it's [sic] former role of ...

                                • it's
                                • coffee
                                • alcohol
                                • heavy drinking
                                • reverted

                                Parrot Rifled Naval Cannon

                                This 6.4 inch 100 Pounder Parrot Naval Cannon served on the U.S.S. Sabin during the Civil War. It is the only one from that ship that survives today.  The cannon was cast in 1862 at the West Point ...

                                • sic
                                • parrot
                                • naval canon
                                • civil war
                                • 9790 pounds

                                Shuck Chan / Napa Chinatown

                                  First Street Bridge Over Napa Creek and Bypass

                                    Veterans Memorial Park

                                      Epcot Center

                                      Submitted by @CameronYeager

                                      • epcot
                                      • disney
                                      • joy hope and fr...