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

Tina Smith Coyne

Rest here-weary walker Enjoy the view with me. I found peace -- so shall ye TINA SMITH COYNE-494/01

Rest here-weary walker Enjoy the view with me. I found peace -- so shall ye TINA SMITH COYNE-494/01

    Buddy Amos

    • train
    • wwii
    • patches
    • pima

    Ory Residence

    Edward

    Edward "Kid" Ory (1886), trombonist, saxophonist, composer & bandleader, lived here at 2135 Jackson Ave. from 1910 until 1916. He led the Woodlawn Band in Laplace, & his own band in N.O. He recorded ...

    • louisiana
    • new orleans
    • jazz
    • music

    Gene King

    Gene, a lifelong resident of Turkey Creek - Wisner, hosted the Franklin & Delta Country Music Oprys. He traveled the globe as bandleader with Roy Clark, Michael Landon, George Goober Lindsey, The ...

    Gene, a lifelong resident of Turkey Creek - Wisner, hosted the Franklin & Delta Country Music Oprys. He traveled the globe as bandleader with Roy Clark, Michael Landon, George Goober Lindsey, The ...

    • louisiana
    • music
    • franklin parish

    Rayville's African American School

    Founded in 1904, initially known as

    Founded in 1904, initially known as "The College.” Approved as a junior high in 1933. Became Rayville Colored School in 1936. Graduated first students in 1939 as a high school. Renamed ...

    • louisiana
    • education
    • african-america...

    John Nichol

    Honouring the bravery and sacrifice ofJohn Nicholof Armagn Fire Station, who gave his life in the line of duty at Upper English St. Armagh27th August 1976

    Honouring the bravery and sacrifice ofJohn Nicholof Armagn Fire Station, who gave his life in the line of duty at Upper English St. Armagh27th August 1976

    • northern irelan...
    • firefighter
    • hero

    Brian Boroimhe (Brian Boru)

    Brian Boru was born in County Clare during a time when Ireland was divided into kingdoms, ruled over by one High King or

    Brian Boru was born in County Clare during a time when Ireland was divided into kingdoms, ruled over by one High King or "Ard Rí". Brian Boru claimed the high kingship in 1001.When the ...

    • northern irelan...
    • county armagh
    • st. patrick's c...

    Owen and Eloise Luu

    "You are braver than you believe, and stronger and smarter than you think" Winnie the Pooh For Owen and Eloise Luu

      Grange Hall

        Kendall Alley

        Named for Bela Otis Kendall, a well-known businessman in Pasadena. 

        Named for Bela Otis Kendall, a well-known businessman in Pasadena.

        • pasadena
        • kendall buildin...
        • buildings

        The Ruth Dodsun Field

        Ruth Dodsun dedicated her life to the citizens of the City of Glendale. 

        Ruth Dodsun dedicated her life to the citizens of the City of Glendale.

        • glendale
        • baseball fields

        The Croton Fountain

        The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 This was the location of the Croton Fountain. It was fed by the Croton Aqueduct, which provided New York City with its first dependable supply of pure water. Considered ...

        The Croton Fountain 1842-1870 This was the location of the Croton Fountain. It was fed by the Croton Aqueduct, which provided New York City with its first dependable supply of pure water. Considered ...

        • new york
        • manhattan
        • city hall park
        • fountain
        • 1842
        • 1870
        • croton

        Shea Bridge

        SHEA BRIDGE   SHEA STADIUM 1964-2008   WILLIAM A. SHEA, A PROMINENT NEW YORK ATTORNEY, WAS THE DRIVING FORCE IN THE EFFORT TO BRING NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL BACK TO THE CITY AFTER THE BROOKLYN ...

        SHEA BRIDGE   SHEA STADIUM 1964-2008   WILLIAM A. SHEA, A PROMINENT NEW YORK ATTORNEY, WAS THE DRIVING FORCE IN THE EFFORT TO BRING NATIONAL LEAGUE BASEBALL BACK TO THE CITY AFTER THE BROOKLYN ...

        • new york
        • queens
        • shea stadium
        • citifield
        • willets point
        • baseball
        • stadium
        • william shea
        • 2008

        R.J. Patterson

        1868-1930   Founder 'Catch-My-Pal' Temperance Association 1909. Minister of this Church 1892-1910.

        1868-1930   Founder 'Catch-My-Pal' Temperance Association 1909. Minister of this Church 1892-1910.

        • northern irelan...
        • temperance
        • great britian

        William Ulmer Brewery

        Vigelius & Ulmer's Continental Lagerbier BreweryErected A.D. 1872Submitted by @lampbane

        Vigelius & Ulmer's Continental Lagerbier BreweryErected A.D. 1872Submitted by @lampbane

        • new york
        • brooklyn
        • bushwick
        • brewery
        • william ulmer
        • 1872

        Mall Restoration Scheme

        • northern irelan...
        • park
        • great britain

        St. Patrick's Cathedral

        During the 5th century St. Patrick is said to have chosen this hill as the place to establish a fortified Christian site.According to tradition, he persuaded a local chieftain to hand over the land ...

        During the 5th century St. Patrick is said to have chosen this hill as the place to establish a fortified Christian site.According to tradition, he persuaded a local chieftain to hand over the land ...

        • northern irelan...
        • church
        • religion

        Eleanor Roosevelt Monument

        Eleanor Roosevelt Monument Riverside Park The monument by sculptor Penelope Jencks honors humanitarian and First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). Dedicated under the oak trees at 72nd Street ...

        Eleanor Roosevelt Monument Riverside Park The monument by sculptor Penelope Jencks honors humanitarian and First Lady Anna Eleanor Roosevelt (1884-1962). Dedicated under the oak trees at 72nd Street ...

        • eleanor rooseve...
        • riverside park
        • penelope jencks
        • joan of arc
        • lajos kossuth
        • ralph ellison
        • henry hudson
        • united nations

        Graceful

          The Tent People

          "THE TENT PEOPLE"IN GRATEFUL RECOGNITION AND SINCERE THANKS TO THE FOUNDING MEMBERS OF THE PARISH OF ST. BERNARD OF CLAIRVAUX THROUGH YOUR DEDICATION, HARD WORK AND THE SACRIFICES YOU MADE WE ARE ...

          • new york
          • brooklyn
          • st. bernard of ...
          • church

          Gracie Mansion

          LANDMARKS OF NEW YORK GRACIE MANSION   BUILT ABOUT 1799 ON THE SITE OF A REVOLUTIONARY PORT AS THE COUNTRY HOUSE OF ARCHIBALD GRACIE, SCOTTISH MERCHANT, THIS COLONIAL STRUCTURE WAS RESTORED IN 1927 ...

          LANDMARKS OF NEW YORK GRACIE MANSION   BUILT ABOUT 1799 ON THE SITE OF A REVOLUTIONARY PORT AS THE COUNTRY HOUSE OF ARCHIBALD GRACIE, SCOTTISH MERCHANT, THIS COLONIAL STRUCTURE WAS RESTORED IN 1927 ...

          • new york
          • manhattan
          • gracie mansion
          • yorkville
          • landmark

          Holiness Church of the Bronx

          Holiness Church of the Bronx 975 Burke Avenue Bronx, NY 10469 Est. 1991

          Holiness Church of the Bronx 975 Burke Avenue Bronx, NY 10469 Est. 1991 "A Warm Welcome Awaits Everyone" Reverend Livingston G. Gibbs, Founding Pastor Archbishop Sidley Mullings, PhD, Overseer Bishop ...

          • new york
          • bronx
          • church
          • burke avenue
          • 1991

          In Memory of Samantha Reinhardy- Esposito

          IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY UP IN HEAVEN. JESUS IS ROUNDING UP HIS TINIEST ANGELS, TO GO LIVE ON EARTH AND BE BORN, ONE OF THE SWEETEST ANGELS SAYS TO JESUS, I DON'T WANT TO LEAVE, I LIKE IT HERE AND I WILL ...

          IT'S A BEAUTIFUL DAY UP IN HEAVEN. JESUS IS ROUNDING UP HIS TINIEST ANGELS, TO GO LIVE ON EARTH AND BE BORN, ONE OF THE SWEETEST ANGELS SAYS TO JESUS, I DON'T WANT TO LEAVE, I LIKE IT HERE AND I WILL ...

          • new york
          • brooklyn
          • church
          • st. bernard par...
          • mother cabrini

          Béatrice Coron, "Bronx Literature"

          Béatrice Coron Bronx Literature 2006 Faceted Glass Fabricated by Wiles Hauser Architectural Glass Commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit and MTA New York City Transit   Submitted by @lampbane

          Béatrice Coron Bronx Literature 2006 Faceted Glass Fabricated by Wiles Hauser Architectural Glass Commissioned by MTA Arts for Transit and MTA New York City Transit   Submitted by @lampbane

          • new york
          • bronx
          • subway
          • beatrice coron
          • art
          • mta

          Msgr. Thomas C. Clancy

          THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORDINATION TO THE SACRED PRIESTHOOD OF MSGR. THOMAS C. CLANCY APRIL 3, 1945-1995 DURING HIS MINISTRY AS PASTOR OF THIS PARISH, OUR CHURCH WAS ...

          THIS PLAQUE COMMEMORATES THE FIFTIETH ANNIVERSARY OF THE ORDINATION TO THE SACRED PRIESTHOOD OF MSGR. THOMAS C. CLANCY APRIL 3, 1945-1995 DURING HIS MINISTRY AS PASTOR OF THIS PARISH, OUR CHURCH WAS ...

          • new york
          • brooklyn
          • bergen beach
          • church
          • thomas clancy
          • 1945
          • 1995
          • 1989