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

Norman R. Howard

    Amelia Earhart Home

    Amelia Earhart, the famed flier, lived here from 1925 until she left to make the first transatlantic flight by a woman on July 17, 1928. Here she wrote the poem

    Amelia Earhart, the famed flier, lived here from 1925 until she left to make the first transatlantic flight by a woman on July 17, 1928. Here she wrote the poem "Courage."

    • aviators
    • women

    William Bowditch House

    The William I. Bowditch house at 9 Toxteth Street was a station on the underground railroad before the Civil War. Aboloitionists Sarah and William Bowditch provided safe haven for enslaved Americans ...

    The William I. Bowditch house at 9 Toxteth Street was a station on the underground railroad before the Civil War. Aboloitionists Sarah and William Bowditch provided safe haven for enslaved Americans ...

    • underground rai...
    • abolitionists

    Marin County Hall of Justice

      Fran and Joan Olsson

        The Chief's House

          Norwood Junction Subway

          The world's first reinforced concrete underpass Submitted by @8obGray

          The world's first reinforced concrete underpass Submitted by @8obGray

          • concrete underp...

          Benson Island

            The Departed Members of the Daly City Fire Department

              Jean and Urban Whitaker

                Edna Elizabeth Cowan

                  Grazing Demonstration Project

                    Phoenix

                    Lenda Anders Barth

                    Lenda Anders Barth

                      First Camp After Discovery of San Francisco Bay

                        Officer Eugene A. Doran

                          The San Andreas Fault

                            Royal Roads University: Hatley Park

                              WNYC Transmitter Park

                              WNYC TRANSMITTER PARK 6.61 ACRES WNYC Transmitter Park is located on the site of the former AM-radio transmission towers for public radio station WNYC. Built in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood, ...

                              WNYC TRANSMITTER PARK 6.61 ACRES WNYC Transmitter Park is located on the site of the former AM-radio transmission towers for public radio station WNYC. Built in Brooklyn's Greenpoint neighborhood, ...

                              • new york
                              • brooklyn
                              • greenpoint
                              • park
                              • radio

                              The Blackwater

                              To the southeast is Blackwater Falls, 63 feet high, and its rugged gorge. It drains lovely Canaan Valley, which can be seen from the mountain top, 3700 feet high. It was made famous by

                              To the southeast is Blackwater Falls, 63 feet high, and its rugged gorge. It drains lovely Canaan Valley, which can be seen from the mountain top, 3700 feet high. It was made famous by "Blackwater ...

                                Transmitter House for WNYC

                                CITY OF NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND STRUCTURES TRANSMITTER HOUSE FOR RADIO STATION WNYC F.H.LA GUARDIAF.J.H.KRACKE COMMISSIONER1936CONSTRUCTED BY WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATIONSubmitted by ...

                                CITY OF NEW YORK DEPARTMENT OF PLANT AND STRUCTURES TRANSMITTER HOUSE FOR RADIO STATION WNYC F.H.LA GUARDIAF.J.H.KRACKE COMMISSIONER1936CONSTRUCTED BY WORKS PROGRESS ADMINISTRATIONSubmitted by ...

                                • new york
                                • brooklyn
                                • greenpoint
                                • radio

                                A Feat of Gravity: The Hetch Hetchy Regional Water System

                                  San Andreas Dam

                                    100th Anniversary of the Crystal Springs Dam

                                      Hermann Schussler

                                      HERMAN SCHUSSLER 1842 - 1919 ENGINEER SPRING VALLEY WATER COMPANY 1864-1908

                                      HERMAN SCHUSSLER 1842 - 1919 ENGINEER SPRING VALLEY WATER COMPANY 1864-1908 "IF YOU SEEK HIS MONUMENT LOOK AROUND YOU"

                                        Crystal Springs Dam