Symbols & Monuments

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  • Sweet Grass Hills

    Sweet Grass Hills

    Sweet Grass Hills Sweet Grass Hills are a series of low mountains between 3,000 and 7,000 feet above sea level that lie in Whitlash, Montana in Liberty and Toole County. They’re important because they are sacred to the Blackfoot people. Fun Facts The Blackfoot word for the area is Katoyisiks,…


  • Roswell UFO Museum

    Roswell UFO Museum

    Roswell UFO Museum In July, 1947, ranch foreman William Brazel and his son discovered a pile of debris on a ranch in New Mexico consisting of rubber strips, tinfoil, thick paper, and sticks. At the same time, people reported seeing a round disc in the sky that later crashed. What…


  • Titanic Memorials

    Titanic Memorials

    Titanic Memorials On April 10, 1912, the RMS Titanic set sail for its maiden voyage from Southampton, England (United Kingdom) to New York City. It was hailed as the largest and most luxurious ship ever built. Its engineers believed it was so structurally sound as to be “unsinkable.” They were…


  • Laura Ingalls Museum

    Laura Ingalls Museum

    Laura Ingalls Museum Laura Ingalls Wilder probably never dreamed how popular her books would become. Over 40 million copies have sold and children have been learning about Laura’s life for nearly 100 years. Fans of Laura Ingalls Wilder can visit not one, but five, museums in five states! Fun Facts…


  • President Lincoln’s Cottage

    President Lincoln’s Cottage

    President Lincoln’s Cottage U.S. presidents have long enjoyed summer homes—places where they could retreat from the politics and the heat of Washington D.C. for a few weeks or months. Lincoln’s Cottage was a special place for the Lincoln family. Fun Facts President Lincoln’s Cottage was built in 1842-1843 and was…


  • The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad

    The Underground Railroad The Underground Railroad was a secret network of homes, roads, and businesses set up to help enslaved African Americans escape to freedom. Several memorials and museums remind us today of the Underground Railroad and the courage of all who participated in it. Fun Facts The National Underground…


  • Eleutherian College

    Eleutherian College

    Eleutherian College Reverend Thomas Craven strongly opposed slavery and also believed that all people, regardless of their gender or ethnicity, deserved an education. His vision was behind Eleutherian College.   Fun Facts Reverend Craven was a traveling minister working in Lancaster, Illinois. Many anti-slavery Baptists lived in the area and…


  • Cadillac Ranch

    Cadillac Ranch

    Cadillac Ranch When you think of art, do you think of a sculpture in a park? Or maybe a painting in a museum? How about 10 cars lined up on a highway in Texas?   Fun Facts In the early 1970s, architects Chip Lord and Doug Michels, along with art…


  • Voorlezer’s House

    Voorlezer’s House

    Voorlezer’s House Built in 1696, the Voorlezer’s House in Historic Richmond Town, Staten Island, New York is the oldest known school house in America. Fun Facts Voorlezer means “fore-reader” or “one who reads to others” in Dutch. Voorlezer was an important role in the Netherlands and in the Dutch American…


  • Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park

    Yellowstone National Park Yellowstone National Park was the first national park created in the United States; many believe it is also the world’s first national park. Fun Facts Yellowstone National Park covers 3,468.4 square miles over portions of Wyoming, Idaho, and Montana. For more than 11,000 years, indigenous people lived…