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

Tam McArthur Rim

Submitted by @AKS_Engineering and Jeff Nelson.

Submitted by @AKS_Engineering and Jeff Nelson.

    Alice B. Cowles House

    The Alice B. Cowles House, built in 1857, is the oldest building on the Michigan State University campus. Built as a “Farm Cottage” on Faculty Row from bricks made of clay from the banks of the Red ...

    The Alice B. Cowles House, built in 1857, is the oldest building on the Michigan State University campus. Built as a “Farm Cottage” on Faculty Row from bricks made of clay from the banks of the ...

      The Rededication of the Beaumont Tower Bells

      On May 3, 1996, the bells of Beaumont tower rang again after having been silenced by wear and tear since 1987. Spartans everywhere rejoiced. In July 1995, the MSU board of trustees approved a ...

      On May 3, 1996, the bells of Beaumont tower rang again after having been silenced by wear and tear since 1987. Spartans everywhere rejoiced. In July 1995, the MSU board of trustees approved ...

        W. J. Beal Botanical Garden

        Botany pioneer William James Beal was born March 11, 1833 in Adrian, Michigan. Taking up teaching after earning degrees from the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and the University of ...

        Botany pioneer William James Beal was born March 11, 1833 in Adrian, Michigan. Taking up teaching after earning degrees from the University of Michigan, Harvard University, and the University of ...

          College Camp

          College camp 1775–17 81   On this site in September 1775 Colonel Patrick Henry established camp grounds for Virginia troops who were to rendezvous and train at Williamsburg. Several Virginia ...

          College camp 1775–17 81   On this site in September 1775 Colonel Patrick Henry established camp grounds for Virginia troops who were to rendezvous and train at Williamsburg. Several Virginia ...

            Crim Dell

            … that one might walk in beauty, discover the serenity of the quiet moment, and dispel the shadows Davis Y. Paschall, president College of William and Mary On the occasion of dedication Parents Day ...

            … that one might walk in beauty, discover the serenity of the quiet moment, and dispel the shadows Davis Y. Paschall, president College of William and Mary On the occasion of dedication Parents Day ...

              The Reverend James Blair Am.

              The Reverend James Blair Am. 1655-1743 Founder and first president of the College 1693-1743   Submitted by Bryan Arnold @nanowhiskers

              The Reverend James Blair Am. 1655-1743 Founder and first president of the College 1693-1743 Submitted by Bryan Arnold @nanowhiskers

                GW’s River Horse

                GW’s River Horse Legend has it that the atomic was once home to these wondrous beasts. George and Martha Washington are even said to have watched them cavort in the river shallows from the porch of ...

                GW’s River Horse Legend has it that the atomic was once home to these wondrous beasts. George and Martha Washington are even said to have watched them cavort in the river shallows from the porch of ...

                  Seneca Village Community - Livelihoods

                  Seneca Village CommunityLivelihoods   In this area lived several African-American families whose individual occupations give us further insight into the lives of residents of Seneca Village, as well ...

                  Seneca Village CommunityLivelihoods   In this area lived several African-American families whose individual occupations give us further insight into the lives of residents of Seneca Village, as well ...

                  • new york
                  • manhattan
                  • central park
                  • seneca village
                  • 1855
                  • 1856

                  Quercus x Hawkinsii Hybrid Oak

                  QUERCUS X HAWKINSII   HYBRID OAK   DEDICATED IN HONOR   OF EARL D. WEINER   CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD 1998-2007

                  QUERCUS X HAWKINSII   HYBRID OAK   DEDICATED IN HONOR   OF EARL D. WEINER   CHAIRMAN OF THE BOARD 1998-2007

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • tree
                  • trees
                  • oak
                  • oaks
                  • 1998
                  • 2007

                  Boulder Hill

                  BOULDER HILL AND THE ENTIRE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN ARE PART OF THE TERMINAL GLACIAL MORAINE EXTENDING FROM THE NARROWS TO MONTAUK POINT   THIS TABLET WAS GIVEN IN 1932 BY THE BOYS AND ...

                  BOULDER HILL AND THE ENTIRE NORTHERN PORTION OF THE BOTANIC GARDEN ARE PART OF THE TERMINAL GLACIAL MORAINE EXTENDING FROM THE NARROWS TO MONTAUK POINT   THIS TABLET WAS GIVEN IN 1932 BY THE BOYS AND ...

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • boulder hill
                  • glacial moraine

                  Barbara Rich

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF   BARBARA RICH MOTHER, EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST, PLANT WHISPERER.Submitted by @lampbane

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF   BARBARA RICH MOTHER, EDUCATOR, ACTIVIST, PLANT WHISPERER.Submitted by @lampbane

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • barbara rich

                  Blossom Perlmutter Fuerst

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF BLOSSOM PERLMUTTER FUERST 1928-2005 FROM HER HUSBAND MELVIN,CHILDREN LISA AND CLAUDIASubmitted by @lampbane

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF BLOSSOM PERLMUTTER FUERST 1928-2005 FROM HER HUSBAND MELVIN,CHILDREN LISA AND CLAUDIASubmitted by @lampbane

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • blossom perlmut...
                  • 1928
                  • 2005

                  Dr. Melvin Burt Fuerst

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF DR. MELVIN BURT FUERST 1924-2013Submitted by @lampbane

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF DR. MELVIN BURT FUERST 1924-2013Submitted by @lampbane

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • melvin fuerst
                  • 1924
                  • 2013

                  Ernestine Feinland

                  "IT WASN'T UNTIL I VISITED BBG THAT I DISCOVERED NATURE FIRST HAND. THERE I ENTERED A WORLD OF MAGIC."   ERNESTINE FEINLAND

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • ernestine feinl...

                  John and Eleanor Peterson

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHILDREN'S GARDEN PARENTSJOHN PETERSON, 1936-1986 ELEANOR PETERSON, 1941-2013Submitted by @lampbane

                  IN LOVING MEMORY OF CHILDREN'S GARDEN PARENTSJOHN PETERSON, 1936-1986 ELEANOR PETERSON, 1941-2013Submitted by @lampbane

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • 1936
                  • 1986
                  • 1941
                  • 2013

                  David Booth Marentette

                  IN LOVING MEMORY   DAVID BOOTH MARENTETTE   1939 - 2007   HE LOVED TO BRING HIS FAMILY TO THIS BOSKY DELL

                  IN LOVING MEMORY   DAVID BOOTH MARENTETTE   1939 - 2007   HE LOVED TO BRING HIS FAMILY TO THIS BOSKY DELL

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • 1939
                  • 2007

                  Hon. Richard Young

                  THIS GATE IS THE GIFT OFHON. RICHARD YOUNG 1929Submitted by @lampbane

                  THIS GATE IS THE GIFT OFHON. RICHARD YOUNG 1929Submitted by @lampbane

                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • garden
                  • gate
                  • richard young
                  • 1929

                  Seneca Village Landscape - Geology

                  Seneca Village Landscape   Geology   The geology of this are still visible throughout this section of the park, was a daily part of the lives of Seneca Village residents: Descriptions of the village ...

                  Seneca Village Landscape   Geology   The geology of this are still visible throughout this section of the park, was a daily part of the lives of Seneca Village residents: Descriptions of the village ...

                  • new york
                  • manhattan
                  • central park
                  • seneca village
                  • geology
                  • rocks
                  • schist
                  • 2011
                  • 2016

                  Seneca Village Community - Reservoir Keepers

                  Seneca Village CommunityReservoir Keepers   In 1842, the city completed construction of one of its most consequential public works projects, the Croton Aqueduct system, which supplied the city with ...

                  Seneca Village CommunityReservoir Keepers   In 1842, the city completed construction of one of its most consequential public works projects, the Croton Aqueduct system, which supplied the city with ...

                  • new york
                  • manhattan
                  • central park
                  • seneca village
                  • reservoir
                  • 1842
                  • 1856

                  The Tempest, v, 1

                  Where the bee sucks, there suck I,In the cowslip's bell I lieThe Tempest, v, 1Submitted by @lampbane

                  Where the bee sucks, there suck I,In the cowslip's bell I lieThe Tempest, v, 1Submitted by @lampbane

                  • new york
                  • manhattan
                  • central park
                  • shakespeare
                  • garden

                  Bloom, Matt Kissel

                  BLOOM MATT KISSEL   The piece is a subtle celebration of color and commonality; a tribute to the cultural crossroads that make this great city. The varied combinations of complimentary sunset hues ...

                  BLOOM MATT KISSEL   The piece is a subtle celebration of color and commonality; a tribute to the cultural crossroads that make this great city. The varied combinations of complimentary sunset hues ...

                  • new york
                  • manhattan
                  • art
                  • matt kissel

                  Leon Gilbert

                  WHEN THE GOLDEN DAY IS DONE. THROUGH THE CLOSING PORTAL, CHILD AND GARDEN, FLOWER AND SUN,VANISH ALL THINGS MORTAL. - RL STEVENSONIN MEMORY OF LEON GILBERT 1922-2001Submitted by @lampbane

                  WHEN THE GOLDEN DAY IS DONE. THROUGH THE CLOSING PORTAL, CHILD AND GARDEN, FLOWER AND SUN,VANISH ALL THINGS MORTAL. - RL STEVENSONIN MEMORY OF LEON GILBERT 1922-2001Submitted by @lampbane

                  • new york
                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • leon gilbert
                  • poetry
                  • 1922
                  • 2001

                  Tessie Tuch Fountain

                  TESSIE TUCH FOUNTAINOF THE SHAKESPEARE GARDENGIFT OFMICHAEL FUCH FOUNDATION. INC.BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN1981Submitted by @lampbane

                  TESSIE TUCH FOUNTAINOF THE SHAKESPEARE GARDENGIFT OFMICHAEL FUCH FOUNDATION. INC.BROOKLYN BOTANIC GARDEN1981Submitted by @lampbane

                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • fountain
                  • tessie tuch
                  • 1981

                  Boulder of White Marble

                  BOULDER OF WHITE MARBLE GEOL. AGE, CAMBRO-ORDOVICIAN (Z) TRANSPORTED BY CONTINENTAL CLACIER DURING THE ICE AGE FROM NORTHERN MANHATTAN OR SPUYTEN DUYVILSubmitted by @lampbane

                  BOULDER OF WHITE MARBLE GEOL. AGE, CAMBRO- ORDOVICIAN (Z) TRANSPORTED BY CONTINENTAL CLACIER DURING THE ICE AGE FROM NORTHERN MANHATTAN OR SPUYTEN DUYVILSubmitted by @lampbane

                  • brooklyn
                  • brooklyn botani...
                  • garden
                  • rock
                  • boulder
                  • glacier
                  • spuyten duyvil