History is all around us, and as such, certain locations will be written up in the history books, become national, state, or local sights of interest - landmarks if you will. But some places only get memorialized with markers.

This resource guide tries to list all official online lists of State Historical Markers (several states only have official lists in books). However to completely cover the topic there is a section for Federally recognized historic places, and another for the state historical societies.

In addition to the official lists, the  traveling public or private organizations have created websites to document historical places. And, lastly, as a further bonus, this guide includes  a list of the three State Library's that have lists of state myths.

State Historical Markers

The Alabama Historical Association

--   Alabama
  --   Alaska
  --   Arizona
Historical Markers in Arkansas --   Arkansas
California Historical Resources --   California
Historical Marker Program, Colorado Historical Society --   Colorado
  --   Connecticut
Delaware's Historical Marker Program --   Delaware
Florida Historical Marker's Program: Historical Markers of Florida --   Florida
Historical Marker Index, Georgia Historical Society --   Georgia
  --   Hawaii
Idaho Transportation Department --   Idaho
"Historical Markers," Illinois State Historical Society --   Illinois
Find an Indiana Historical Marker --   Indiana
  --   Iowa
Kansas Historical Markers --   Kansas
Historical Marker Database Search, Kentucky Historical Society --   Kentucky
  --   Louisiana
  --   Maine
Maryland's Roadside Historical Markers --   Maryland
  --   Massachusetts
The Michigan Historical Marker Web Site --   Michigan
  --   Minnesota
Historical Markers, Mississippi Department of Archives and History --   Mississippi
  --   Missouri
  --   Montana
Nebraska Historical Marker Texts --   Nebraska
Historical Markers, State Historical Preservation Office --   Nevada
New Hampshire Historical Markers --   New Hampshire
  --   New Jersey
New Mexico Historic Markers --   New Mexico
Outreach: State Historic Markers, New York State Museum --   New York
North Carolina Highway Historical Marker Program --   North Carolina
  --   North Dakota
Remarkable Ohio: Marking Ohio's History --   Ohio
Historic Markers, Oklahoma Historical Society --   Oklahoma
About Historical Markers, Oregon Travel Experience -
Historical Markers, Oregon.com
--   Oregon
Pennsylvania Historical Marker Program --   Pennsylvania
  --   Rhode Island
Welcome to South Carolina Historical Markers Online --   South Carolina
South Dakota State Historical Society Markers --   South Dakota
  --   Tennessee
Texas Historical Commission
Welcome to Our State Historic Sites, Texas Historical Commission
--   Texas
Historical Markers, Utah Division of State History --   Utah
Vermont's Historic Roadside Markers  --   Vermont
Virginia Historical Highway Markers --   Virginia
Historical Markers in Washington State --   Washington
West Virginia Highway Historical Marker Program --   West Virginia
Wisconsin Historical Markers --   Wisconsin
 Wyoming Monuments and Markers --   Wyoming

State Historical Societies

The Alabama Historical Commission Montana Historical Society
Alaska Historical Society Nebraska State Historical Society
Arizona Historical Society State Historical Preservation Office: A Division of the Nevada Department of Cultural Affairs
Arkansas Historical Society New Hampshire Historical Society: Founded 1823
California Historical Society The New Jersey Historical Society
History Colorado: The Colorado Historical Society Historical Society of New Mexico: Since 1859
Connecticut Historical Society: Museum and Library New-York Historical Society Museum and Library
Delaware Historical Society North Carolina Office of Archives & History: History for all the People
The Florida Historical Society State Historical Society of North Dakota
Georgia Historical Society Ohio Historical Society
The Hawaiian Historical Society Oklahoma Historical Society
Idaho State Historical Society The Oregon Historical Society: Founded 1898
Illinois State Historical Society The Historical Society of Pennsylvania
Indiana Historical Society The Rhode Island Historical Society
State Historical Society of Iowa The South Carolina Historical Society
Kansas State Historical Society South Dakota State Historical Society: Department of Tourism and State Development
Kentucky Historical Society Tennessee Historical Commission
Louisiana Historical Society TSHAOnline: A Digital Gateway to Texas History
Maine Historical Society Utah Division of State History
Maryland Historical Society Vermont Historical Society: For Vermonters and Vermonters at Heart Since 1838
The Massachusetts Historical Society: Founded 1791 Virginia Historical Society
Historical Society of Michigan Washington State Historical Society
Minnesota Historical Society West Virginia Division of Culture and History
Mississippi Department of Archives & History Wisconsin Historical Society
Missouri History Museum Wyoming State Historical Society