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

This Copy of the Statue of Liberty

Submitted by @kevl42

Submitted by @kevl42

    Old Courthouse Treasure

    Submitted by @kevl42

    Submitted by @kevl42

      Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace

      Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace Submitted by @SeanTrende

      Rutherford B. Hayes Birthplace Submitted by @SeanTrende

        Pink Triangle Park and Memorial

        PINK TRIANGLE PARK AND MEMORIAL IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE LESBIAN. GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER VICTIMS OF THE NAZI REGIME (193-1945) By Zboralski - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, ...

        PINK TRIANGLE PARK AND MEMORIAL IN REMEMBRANCE OF THE LESBIAN. GAY, BISEXUAL, AND TRANSGENDER VICTIMS OF THE NAZI REGIME (193-1945) By Zboralski - Own work, CC BY-SA 3.0, ...

          Major Murry L. Wortham

          Shot down: December 30, 1967(Date of presumptive death January 18, 1977)Date of Birth: May 26, 1943F40 Phantom Jet480 Tactical Fighter Squadron ofthe 366 TacticalFighter WingDa Nang Air Base, Vietnam ...

          Shot down: December 30, 1967(Date of presumptive death January 18, 1977)Date of Birth: May 26, 1943F40 Phantom Jet480 Tactical Fighter Squadron ofthe 366 TacticalFighter WingDa Nang Air Base, Vietnam ...

          • texas
          • vietnam war
          • hero
          • air force

          Space Shuttle Columbia Memorial

          San Augustine, TexasFebruary 1, 2003Space Shuttle ColumbiaForever in Our Hearts Ilan Ramon - Payload Specialist 1Laurel Clark - Mission Specialist 4Michael P. Anderson - Payload Commander 1Rick ...

          San Augustine, TexasFebruary 1, 2003Space Shuttle ColumbiaForever in Our Hearts Ilan Ramon - Payload Specialist 1Laurel Clark - Mission Specialist 4Michael P. Anderson - Payload Commander ...

          • space
          • disaster
          • space shuttle

          Early Texas Sawmill

          One-fourth mile north to site ofEarly Texas SawmillTexas' first million-dollar industry - lumbering - was born to recorded history with the building of two sawmills in 1819. One, located on Ironosa ...

          One-fourth mile north to site ofEarly Texas SawmillTexas' first million-dollar industry - lumbering - was born to recorded history with the building of two sawmills in 1819. One, located on Ironosa ...

          • texas
          • industry
          • lumber
          • logging

          Mulholland Dam and Hollywood Reservoir

          Hollywood ReservoirCapacity 2,500,000,000 Gals.Maximum Depth of Water 183 Ft.Mulholland DamWork started August 1923Dam completed December 1924172,000 cu. yds. of concreteElevation of roadway ...

          Hollywood ReservoirCapacity 2,500,000,000 Gals.Maximum Depth of Water 183 Ft.Mulholland DamWork started August 1923Dam completed December 1924172,000 cu. yds. of concreteElevation of roadway ...

          • los angeles
          • william mulholl...
          • hollywood reser...
          • hollywood hills
          • hollywood
          • dams
          • water
          • infrastructure

          Stephen A. Lewis PH. D.

            Basilica of the Immaculate Conception

            Begun in 1852 and completed in 1889, this is the fifth Catholic Church in Natchitoches. The first was associated with the French colonial Fort St. Jean Baptiste. Proclaimed a minor basilica by ...

            Begun in 1852 and completed in 1889, this is the fifth Catholic Church in Natchitoches. The first was associated with the French colonial Fort St. Jean Baptiste. Proclaimed a minor basilica ...

            • louisiana
            • catholic
            • church
            • religion
            • natchitoches

            The Natchitoches Parish Old Courthouse

            The first Natchitoches Parish Courthouse was built on this site about 1828. It was demolished in 1895 to allow for the present historic courthouse, which was built in 1896. The courthouse cost ...

            The first Natchitoches Parish Courthouse was built on this site about 1828. It was demolished in 1895 to allow for the present historic courthouse, which was built in 1896. The courthouse ...

            • louisiana
            • courthouse
            • natchitoches
            • politics

            Dennic McGee 1893-1989

            Among first to record Cajun music, bridging old and new tunes, and dances influenced generations.     Pomeroy Legends and Lores #87

            Among first to record Cajun music, bridging old and new tunes, and dances influenced generations. Pomeroy Legends and Lores #87

            • louisiana
            • cajun music
            • cajun
            • zydeco

            Remembering the Malbone Street Wreck

            In memory of those who lost their lives near this location on November 1, 1918, when a wooden-bodied train carrying an estimated 650 passengers derailed and crashed under Malbone Street. Nearly 100 ...

            In memory of those who lost their lives near this location on November 1, 1918, when a wooden-bodied train carrying an estimated 650 passengers derailed and crashed under Malbone Street. Nearly 100 ...

            • brooklyn
            • prospect park
            • prospect leffer...
            • flatbush
            • malbone street
            • subway
            • eric adams
            • 1918
            • 2019

            Gorsebrook park

              Elijah Stroud Playground

              ELIJAH STROUD PLAYGROUND 1.194 ACRES   This playground and the adjacent school are named for Elijah J. Stroud (1923-1972), a New York Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty. Patrolman ...

              ELIJAH STROUD PLAYGROUND 1.194 ACRES   This playground and the adjacent school are named for Elijah J. Stroud (1923-1972), a New York Police Officer who was killed in the line of duty. Patrolman ...

              • brooklyn
              • bedford-stuyves...
              • bed-stuy
              • elijah stroud
              • park
              • playground
              • 1972
              • 1973
              • 1964
              • 1985
              • 2000
              • 2001
              • 2018

              Vacherie

              Bayougoula Village, 1713. Settled by Canadians and French; later by Germans, Acadians, Spaniards. Here in 1730 Governor Perier organized expedition against Natchez Indians. Early cattle raising ...

              Bayougoula Village, 1713. Settled by Canadians and French; later by Germans, Acadians, Spaniards. Here in 1730 Governor Perier organized expedition against Natchez Indians. Early cattle ...

              • louisiana
              • native american
              • village

              R. W. Fair

              R.W. FAIR (1886 - 1965) BORN IN NEARBY ARP, R.W. FAIR CAME TO TYLER IN 1923. A SUCCESSFUL FARMER, OILMAN, AND PHILANTHROPIST, MR. FAIR HAS CONTINUED TO IMPACT TYLER AND EAST TEXAS THROUGH THE ONGOING ...

              R.W. FAIR (1886 - 1965) BORN IN NEARBY ARP, R.W. FAIR CAME TO TYLER IN 1923. A SUCCESSFUL FARMER, OILMAN, AND PHILANTHROPIST, MR. FAIR HAS CONTINUED TO IMPACT TYLER AND EAST TEXAS THROUGH THE ...

                Shirley Chisholm Circle, Brower Park

                SHIRLEY CHISHOLM CIRCLE BROWER PARK This paved, circular terrace is named after Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (1924-2005), educator, social rights advocate and celebrated politician known for her ...

                SHIRLEY CHISHOLM CIRCLE BROWER PARK This paved, circular terrace is named after Shirley Anita St. Hill Chisholm (1924-2005), educator, social rights advocate and celebrated politician known for ...

                • brooklyn
                • bed-stuy
                • bedford-stuyves...
                • crown heights
                • shirley chishol...
                • 1924
                • 2005
                • 2016

                Theodore Roosevelt Trees

                TREES PLANTED AS A MEMORIAL TO THEODORE ROOSEVELT BY THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE PLANTING AND PRESERVATION OF CITY TREES APRIL 12, 1919   Submitted by @lampbane

                TREES PLANTED AS A MEMORIAL TO THEODORE ROOSEVELT BY THE JUNIOR LEAGUE OF THE AMERICAN ASSOCIATION FOR THE PLANTING AND PRESERVATION OF CITY TREES APRIL 12, 1919   Submitted by @lampbane

                • brooklyn
                • crown heights
                • brower park
                • trees
                • park
                • theodore roosev...

                Shirley Chisholm Circle

                SHIRLEY CHISHOLM CIRCLE SHIRLEY ANITA ST. HILL CHISHOLM 1924 - 2005 EDUCATOR, COMMUNITY ACTIVIST, N.Y. STATE ASSEMBLY MEMBER, U.S. CONGRESS MEMBER, 1972 U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE

                SHIRLEY CHISHOLM CIRCLE SHIRLEY ANITA ST. HILL CHISHOLM 1924 - 2005 EDUCATOR, COMMUNITY ACTIVIST, N.Y. STATE ASSEMBLY MEMBER, U.S. CONGRESS MEMBER, 1972 U.S. PRESIDENTIAL CANDIDATE "WHEN I DIE, ...

                • brooklyn
                • crown heights
                • brower park
                • park
                • shirley chishol...

                New Orleans Slave Trade: The Cabildo

                THE CABILDO SITE ACTIVE LATE 1790s–1811 Bankruptcy and probate cases were decided in the Cabildo's courtroom. When slaveholders failed to pay their debts or died without a will, their ...

                THE CABILDO SITE ACTIVE LATE 1790s–1811 Bankruptcy and probate cases were decided in the Cabildo's courtroom. When slaveholders failed to pay their debts or died without a will, ...

                • new orleans
                • us domestic sla...
                • slave trade
                • louisiana

                Essanay Studio Site

                Submitted by @jqmcd

                Submitted by @jqmcd

                  Rock Island Railroad History

                  Submitted by @matthew_goolsby

                  Submitted by @matthew_goolsby

                    Rebecca Lee Crumpler

                    REBECCA LEE CRUMPLER 1831 1895 FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO EARN A MEDICAL DEGREE, 1864, FROM THE NEW ENGLAND FEMALE MEDICAL COLLEGE, SHE LIVED AT 67 JOY STREET IN 1869. AR Submitted by ...

                    REBECCA LEE CRUMPLER 1831 1895 FIRST AFRICAN AMERICAN WOMAN TO EARN A MEDICAL DEGREE, 1864, FROM THE NEW ENGLAND FEMALE MEDICAL COLLEGE, SHE LIVED AT 67 JOY STREET IN 1869. AR Submitted ...

                      Armiesburg

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

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