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

Captain William Moore Cabin

    Veterans' Memorial, Albany

    • eaten
    • celebrated
    • danced
    • magnificent bui...
    • wwi
    • 1932
    • meyers

    Pinecote Pavilion

    Dedicated on November 23, 1986, the Pinecote Pavilion was built by the family of L.O. Crosby, Jr. (1907-1978) as a memorial to his legacy. Crosby was a noted forestry figure, philanthropist, and ...

    Dedicated on November 23, 1986, the Pinecote Pavilion was built by the family of L.O. Crosby, Jr. (1907-1978) as a memorial to his legacy. Crosby was a noted forestry figure, philanthropist, and ...

    • mississippi
    • architecture
    • arboretum

    Picayune Colored High School

    Picayune's first public high school for African Americans was established here in 1918. John Prentiss (J.P.) Johnson served as principal from 1943 to 1950, when a new school was constructed at ...

    Picayune's first public high school for African Americans was established here in 1918. John Prentiss (J.P.) Johnson served as principal from 1943 to 1950, when a new school was constructed ...

    • mississippi
    • african america...
    • education

    Famous Prize Fight

    FAMOUS PRIZE FIGHTWON BY JOHN MORRISSEY OVER 'YANKEE' SULLIVAN IN THIS AREA ON OCT. 5, 1653, LASTED 37 ROUNDS AND WA WITNESSED BY MORE THAN 3000 PERSONSSubmitted by @jherskowitz

    FAMOUS PRIZE FIGHTWON BY JOHN MORRISSEY OVER 'YANKEE' SULLIVAN IN THIS AREA ON OCT. 5, 1653, LASTED 37 ROUNDS AND WA WITNESSED BY MORE THAN 3000 PERSONSSubmitted by @jherskowitz

    • famous prize fi...
    • fight
    • prize fight
    • 1653

    The Class of 1925 Courtyard

      In Memory of Gertrude Thompson

      ON THE 15TH DAY OF APRIL,1978 5:20 PM. MRS. GERTRUDE THOMPSON WAS FATALLY INJURED BY A MOTORCAR 10 FEET NORTH OF THIS SPOT THIS PLAQUE IS GIVEN TO THE EARTH TO MEMORIALIZE HER TILL ETERNITY. HER ...

      ON THE 15TH DAY OF APRIL,1978 5:20 PM. MRS. GERTRUDE THOMPSON WAS FATALLY INJURED BY A MOTORCAR 10 FEET NORTH OF THIS SPOT THIS PLAQUE IS GIVEN TO THE EARTH TO MEMORIALIZE HER TILL ETERNITY. HER ...

      • given to the ea...
      • till eternity
      • her friends

      City of Alameda Civic Center Parking Structure

        Joaquin Miller, "Poet of the Sierras"

        JOAQUIN MILLER,

        JOAQUIN MILLER, "POET OF THE SIERRAS," RESIDED ON THESE ACRES, NAMED BY HIM "THE HIGHTS," FROM 1886 TO 1913. IN THIS BUILDING, KNOW AS THE ABBEY, HE WROTE "COLUMBUS" AND OTHER POEMS. THE ...

        • moses general j...
        • joaquin miller

        Richmond Shipyards

          Site of the First Public Hanging Area and Graveyard

            Pompeiin Villa

            The last remaining landmark of the

            The last remaining landmark of the "dream city" planned by the founder of Port Arthur, railroad magnate Arthur E. Stilwell (1859-1928). The house was built in 1900 as the winter resort home of Isaac ...

            • texas
            • landmark
            • architecture

            Indian Village

            On this site, granted by the Spanish government, dwelled Tusquahoma, chief of a Choctaw Indian tribe of fifty families, from about 1785 to 1820, when the land was sold to Stephen Maddox and the tribe ...

            On this site, granted by the Spanish government, dwelled Tusquahoma, chief of a Choctaw Indian tribe of fifty families, from about 1785 to 1820, when the land was sold to Stephen Maddox and the tribe ...

            • louisiana
            • native american
            • choctaw

            Restoration Park

            This is a most unusual park - with an interesting history. It is an urban wetlands park that also functions as a floodwater detention basin. It is located on the site of a major sand and gravel ...

            This is a most unusual park - with an interesting history. It is an urban wetlands park that also functions as a floodwater detention basin. It is located on the site of a major sand and ...

            • louisiana
            • environment
            • park

            Santa Rosa

            The town of Santa Rosa, once located here, encompassed stores, a church, a post office, the one- room Aaron Academy, and Turtle Skin Cemetery. Its residents were relocated in 1961 to make way for the ...

            The town of Santa Rosa, once located here, encompassed stores, a church, a post office, the one- room Aaron Academy, and Turtle Skin Cemetery. Its residents were relocated in 1961 to make way for the ...

            • mississippi
            • nasa
            • space
            • settlement
            • cemetery

            Alleyton, C. S. A.

            ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀State of Texas ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Erected in 1963 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Alleyton, C. S. A. ⠀⠀⠀BORN AS WAR CLOUDS GATHERED, ALLEYTON WAS A KEY POINT ON THE SUPPLY LINE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICAN DURING THE CIVIL ...

            ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀State of Texas ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Erected in 1963 ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀Alleyton, C. S. A. ⠀⠀⠀BORN AS WAR CLOUDS GATHERED, ALLEYTON WAS A KEY POINT ON THE SUPPLY LINE OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICAN DURING THE CIVIL ...

            • civil war
            • military
            • texas
            • cotton
            • confederacy

            Simpson Bros. Clover-shaped pavement plaque, 1899

            This plaque was submitted on June 7 2020. It is from a Massachusetts pavement company, Simpson Bros. Most found plaques from them are dated 1907-1911. This one is earlier, and is dated 1899. It is in ...

            This plaque was submitted on June 7 2020. It is from a Massachusetts pavement company, Simpson Bros. Most found plaques from them are dated 1907-1911. This one is earlier, and is dated 1899. It is in ...

            • brookline
            • reservoir
            • three-leaf clov...
            • simpson bros.
            • circa 1899
            • 1899

            Gates Memorial Library

            John Warne

            John Warne "Bet a Million" Gates (1855-1911), a native of Illinois, was instrumental in the early growth of Port Arthur. A prominent businessman and financier noted for his promotion of barbed ...

            • texas
            • library
            • lamar state col...
            • port arthur

            Port Arthur College

            John W. Gates founded Port Arthur College in 1909 as a nonprofit, non-sectarian, vocational school focusing on stenography, accounting and communications. Gates, one of the founders of the Texas ...

            John W. Gates founded Port Arthur College in 1909 as a nonprofit, non-sectarian, vocational school focusing on stenography, accounting and communications. Gates, one of the founders of the Texas ...

            • texas
            • port arthur
            • lamar state col...

            Judson Hartwell Grambling

            Grambling's Namesake   Grambling's early development was centered around a small sawmill owned by a millright named Judson Hartwell Grambling, a European American for whom the town and university are ...

            Grambling's Namesake   Grambling's early development was centered around a small sawmill owned by a millright named Judson Hartwell Grambling, a European American for whom the town and university are ...

            • louisiana
            • grambling

            Mr. Earnest "Earnie" Miles

            Mr. Earnie Miles was widely known for his pioneering career at KNOE-TV in Monroe, Louisiana as the first black news reporter and host of the

            Mr. Earnie Miles was widely known for his pioneering career at KNOE-TV in Monroe, Louisiana as the first black news reporter and host of the "Earnie Miles Gospel Show” which began in 1980. The show ...

            • louisiana
            • grambling

            Jan Grant Berenstain

            IN RECOGNITION OF  JAN GRANT BERENSTAIN   Rosemont Native  Radnor High School Class of 1941  Co-Creator of the

            IN RECOGNITION OF  JAN GRANT BERENSTAIN   Rosemont Native  Radnor High School Class of 1941  Co- Creator of the "The Berenstain Bears"  with Husband Stan Berenstain. RADNOR HISTORICAL ...

            • radnor
            • berenstain
            • berenstain bear...
            • emlen tunnell

            Bloody Sunday Attack at Edmund Pettus Bridge

            "BLOODY SUNDAY' ATTACK AT EDMUND PETTUS BRIDGE A voting registration campaign In 1965 turned tragic Feb. 17 when an Alabama state trooper fatally shot Jimmie Lee Jackson In Marion. It prompted ...

              Pulpit Rock

              Pulpit Rock Oliver Leavitt Preached to the Pioneers here in 1820submitted by Alan R Reno

              Pulpit Rock Oliver Leavitt Preached to the Pioneers here in 1820submitted by Alan R Reno

              • pioneers
              • leavitt
              • oxbow ny
              • alan r reno
              • preachers

              Towser the Famous Cat

              TOWSER  21 APRIL 1963 - 20 MARCH 1987  TOWSER THE FAMOUS CAT, WHO LIVED IN THE STILL  HOUSE GLENTURRET DISTILLERY FOR ALMOST 24  YEARS, SHE CAUGHT 28,899 MICE IN HER LIFETIME  WORLD FAMOUS MOUSING ...

              TOWSER  21 APRIL 1963 - 20 MARCH 1987  TOWSER THE FAMOUS CAT, WHO LIVED IN THE STILL  HOUSE GLENTURRET DISTILLERY FOR ALMOST 24  YEARS, SHE CAUGHT 28,899 MICE IN HER LIFETIME  WORLD FAMOUS MOUSING ...