Historic Sites

Alex Haley House And Museum
Henning, Tennessee

The front porch was often the place where young Haley heard the oral accounts of family

Andalusia Farm
Milledgeville, Georgia

During her productive years as a writer, noted female wri

Armstrong Browning Library
Waco, Texas

It houses the world's largest collection of books, letters, manuscripts, and memorabili

Bok Tower And Gardens
Lake Wales, Florida

In 1921, Edward W.

Booker T. Washington National Monument
Hardy, Virginia

Author and orator Booker T.

Cape Cod
Eastham, Massachusetts

Lighthouses, cultural landscapes, and wild cranberry bogs offer a glimpse of Cape Cod’s

Carl Sandburg Historic Site
Galesburg, Illinois

Visitors can tour Sandburg's birthplace, followed by a trip to the visitor center next

Carl Sandburg Home
Flat Rock, North Carolina

The home of America's poet, Carl Sandburg, is quite a baronial estate for an old social

Casa Del Rey
Dorado, Puerto Rico

Constructed as a parador, or inn, about 1823, Casa del Rey, the "King's House," provide

Cedarmere
Roslyn Harbor, New York

The natural surrounding provided the perfect backdrop to William Cullen Bryant's writer

Dunbar House
Dayton, Ohio

The Dunbar House exhibits his literary treasures, many of his personal items and his fa

Edgar Allan Poe Cottage
Bronx, New York

Edgar Allan Poe spent his final years in the old village of Fordham, living in this tin

Edgar Allan Poe House And Museum
West Baltimore, Maryland

The primary item on display is the house itself, the place in which Poe penned his coll

Edgar Allan Poe Museum
Richmond, Virginia

The museum features Poe's life and career by documenting his accomplishments with pictu

Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

“For the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen,” so begins Poe’s

Elizabeth Van Tassel House
Tarrytown, New York

There is no way around this, so we may as well be frank: the location of the Van Tassel

Ernest Hemingway Birthplace And Museum
Oak Park, Illinois

The Ernest Hemingway Birthplace Home is a large Victorian home built by his maternal gr

Ernest Hemingway Home And Museum
Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway finished the final draft of his masterpiece, "A Farewell to Arms," and

Eudora Welty House
Jackson, Mississippi

Visitors will see Welty's house as she lived in it.

Fruitlands Museum
Harvard, Massachusetts

A National Landmark and Historic District, Fruitlands includes the original farmhouse t

General Lew Wallace Study And Museum
Crawfordsville, Indiana

General Lew Wallace’s study is a separate standing building that was constructed fifty

Greensboro Historical Museum
Greensboro, North Carolina

Visit the museum and view a vintage moving picture in the Crystal Theatre, listen in on

Grumblethorpe
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Built from stone quarried on and oak cut from the Wisters' extensive property, the hous

Hemingway Pfeiffer Museum And Educational Center
Piggott, Arkansas

The Hemingway-Pfeiffer Museum and Educational Center in Piggott, Arkansas includes a ba

Herman Melville's Arrowhead
Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Arrowhead, Melville's home i

House Of Seven Gables
Salem, Massachusetts

Built in 1668, the House of Seven Gables is the oldest surviving 17th ce

Humanities And Social Science Library
New York, New York

The Carl H.

Jack London State Historic Park
Glen Ellen, California

The park is a memorial to writer and adventurer Jack London, who made his home at the s

James Fenimore Cooper House
Burlington City, New Jersey

Built in 1780, the James Fenimore Cooper House saw the birth of the celebrated American

James Whitcomb Riley Museum
Indianapolis, Indiana

The house of Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley embodies the sophistication of society l