Learn about one of the bloodiest battles in American history, during the Civil War.
Wooded crash site of a USAF B-52 that crashed during a 1963 training mission. Wreckage is strewn through acres of forest, but there are fairly well-marked paths to guide you on the hike. You will need to ride several miles of rough unpaved road to reach the parking area. There are no facilities.
Soaring more than 300 feet above the lovely streets of Old Bennington, a striking stone monument marks the site of a critical military supply depot.
Site of the Battle of Lake George’s first skirmish in 1755.
The monument was erected to commemorate the Battle of Bunker Hill, the first major conflict between British and Patriot forces in the Revolutionary War, fought there June 17, 1775.
Climb 294 steps for a nice view of the Boston area.
Situated on a hilltop with a panoramic view of Grand Monadnock, the Cathedral of the Pines is a breathtaking open-air cathedral and meeting space on 236 acres. Our historic monuments honor the service of American men and women—both military and civilian.
September 11th memorial to the passengers/crew of Flight 93 at its crash site in rural PA.
Originally known as Fort Penobscot, Fort George was the last post surrendered by the British at the end of the Revolutionary War.
Gettysburg was the Civil War’s bloodiest battle and a turning point in the war.
Cemetery with unique and artistic granite monuments and sculptures.
During the early morning hours of July 7, 1777, British General John Burgoyne’s army met the resistance and bravery of Americans for the first time in the Battle of Hubbardton.
Scene of the Battle of Lake George. Walking tour map available, with many interpretive signs scattered throughout the property.
Small but scenic waterfront park with interesting sculpture to memorialize men of the area’s fishing industry who died at sea.
The most northeastern town in the U.S. The first park dedicated to motorcycling. One of the 4 corners stops for those doing a 4 corners of the U.S. motorcycle ride. NER has an engraved paver at the monument.
Historic cemetery built atop a pre-historic burial mound. Highest number of burials of American Revolutionary War officers in the country
Impressive memorial to the US soliders who fought and died on the French coastline in WWII. There is an admission fee.
A large stone monument dedicated to the memory of Civil War correspondents.
The battle of Newtown was the decisive clash in one of the largest offensive campaigns of the American Revolution.
On April 19, 1775, the American Revolution began at Lexington and Concord with a clash of arms known to history as “the shot heard round the world.
Large glacial boulder with monument and stairs
Considered to be a significant turning point in the War of Independence, the Battle of Oriskany, fought on August 6, 1777, has been described as one of the bloodiest battles of the war.
SEASONAL access to climb tower with unmatched views of the outer Cape, harbor, and Atlantic Ocean. There is an admission fee and parking can be very tough in season.
Striking obelisk monument you can climb (during open hours) for a great view of the surrounding countryside and Hudson valley.
Here in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army to surrender.
Visit graves of Jackson and other Confederate veterans, VA governors, and a Poet Laureate.
Visitor center in downtown Ticonderoga, next to Bicentennial Park and LeChute Falls. I
Series of five waterfalls along the LaChute River Walk Trail (3 miles).
Famous portage place for Native Americans and Armies moving from Lake Champlain to Lake George.
Take a short hike on the Appalachian Trail to see the first monument dedicated to George Washington, with nice views of the area. There is also a museum for the nearby South Mountain Battlefield.
Final resting place for Condeferate soldiers who died at the infamous Elmira POW Camp.