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

Elite Cafe

THE FIRST ELITE CAFE OPENED IN DOWNTOWN WACO IN 1919 AND WAS ACQUIRED BY THE GREEK IMMIGRANT COLIAS FAMILY IN 1920. THE COLIAS BROTHERS OPENED THIS ELITE CAFE IN 1941 ON 

THE FIRST ELITE CAFE OPENED IN DOWNTOWN WACO IN 1919 AND WAS ACQUIRED BY THE GREEK IMMIGRANT COLIAS FAMILY IN 1920. THE COLIAS BROTHERS OPENED THIS ELITE CAFE IN 1941 ON "THE CIRCLE,” A TRAFFIC HUB ...

  • texas
  • waco
  • cafe
  • greek
  • downtown

The Archive War

THE ARCHIVE WAR IN 1839 AUSTIN BECAME THE CAPITAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS. THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES-STATE PAPERS AND LAND TITLES-WERE HOUSED ON CONGRESS AVENUE. IN 1842 AFTER MEXICAN ARMIES SEIZED SAN ...

THE ARCHIVE WAR IN 1839 AUSTIN BECAME THE CAPITAL OF THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS. THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES- STATE PAPERS AND LAND TITLES-WERE HOUSED ON CONGRESS AVENUE. IN 1842 AFTER MEXICAN ARMIES SEIZED SAN ...

  • texas
  • capitol
  • archive
  • austin

The Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club

The Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club Submitted by @jqmcd.

The Dolphin Swimming and Boating Club Submitted by @jqmcd.

    Roedde House

    Submitted by @kmbmarshall.

    Submitted by @kmbmarshall.

      Balmae School

      BALMAE School District #2740 S.W.2 - 38 - 11 - W3RD. 1910-1957 LAND DONATED BY FRED STRATE Submitted by: @Saskajanet

      BALMAE School District #2740 S.W.2 - 38 - 11 - W3RD. 1910-1957 LAND DONATED BY FRED STRATE Submitted by: @Saskajanet

      • saskatchewan
      • one-room school...
      • school

      George Paschal Scotlan

        Ray Grelecki

        • davis
        • lacrosse

        Orchard Lane

          Panoramic Hill

            Birthplace of Norman Rockwell

            Birthplace of American illustrator Norman Rockwell1894 - 1977

            Birthplace of American illustrator Norman Rockwell1894 - 1977

            • birthplace

            Meta V. W. Fuller

            Photo Credit: Nick-philly, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

            Photo Credit: Nick-philly, CC BY-SA 4.0 , via Wikimedia Commons

              George Freeth First Surfer in the United States

              Submitted by @JonathanBourne.

              Submitted by @JonathanBourne.

                The Liberation of Jane Johnson

                THE LIBERATION OF JANE JOHNSON In 1855, an enslaved woman and her two sons found freedom, aided by abolitionists William Still, Passmore Williamson, and other Underground Railroad activists. They ...

                THE LIBERATION OF JANE JOHNSON In 1855, an enslaved woman and her two sons found freedom, aided by abolitionists William Still, Passmore Williamson, and other Underground Railroad activists. They ...

                  Cal's Student Athletes Pursuing Excellence

                    Twilight

                    Submitted by @Ritterton.

                    Submitted by @Ritterton.

                      From Heavy Industry to Prized Public Space: Columbia View Park

                      Submitted by @Ritterton.

                      Submitted by @Ritterton.

                        St Helens Centennial Flag and Fountain

                        Submitted by @Ritterton.

                        Submitted by @Ritterton.

                        • time capsule

                        Seaman

                        Submitted by @Ritterton.

                        Submitted by @Ritterton.

                        • lewis and clark
                        • pittsburgh

                        Site of the First Detailed Observations of the Golden Gate

                          Black Panther Party

                          BLACK PANTHER PARTY After several students from Santa Fe Elementary School nearby were killed at this busy intersection, the demand for a traffic signal by the Anti-Poverty Center and the Black ...

                          BLACK PANTHER PARTY After several students from Santa Fe Elementary School nearby were killed at this busy intersection, the demand for a traffic signal by the Anti-Poverty Center and the ...

                            Railroad River Crossing

                            Railroad River CrossingRailroads were vital to early residents for receiving goods and moving local produce to market. The first train into Portland arrived in November 1869. In 1881, in addition to ...

                            Railroad River CrossingRailroads were vital to early residents for receiving goods and moving local produce to market. The first train into Portland arrived in November 1869. In 1881, in addition to ...

                              Casa de Oracion

                              Submitted by @jqmcd.

                              Submitted by @jqmcd.

                                The Honorable Harold Washington, Chicago's First Black Mayor

                                  The Base of the Statue Contains Steel from the U.S.S. Arizona

                                    The Humpback Whale