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A. Schwab Dry Goods Store

Memphis, Tennessee

The store's family motto is, "If you can't find it at A. Schwab's, you're better off...
Abram's Delight Museum

Winchester, Virginia

The oldest house in Winchester, this stone building is a wonderful example of early...
Adaland Mansion

Philippi, West Virginia

An elegant 1850s plantation home restored to give visitors an authentic picture of 19th...
Adams County Historical Society

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

The society manages a museum in Shmucker Hall of the Luthern Theological Seminary, which...
Adkins Historic & Museum Complex

Mardela Springs, Maryland

Eight historic buildings, including a farmhouse, comprise the Adkins Museum Complex The...
Agecroft Hall

Richmond, Virginia

A "transplant" from Tudor England, this half-timbered manor house built in the...
Alabama Capitol

Montgomery, Alabama

Completed in 1851, this National Historic Landmark is a museum of state history and...
Alabama Historic Theatre

Birmingham, Alabama

The Alabama Theatre was built in 1927 by Paramount Studios as an Alabama showcase for...
Alamo

San Antonio, Texas

Although the Alamo fell in the early morning hours of March 6, 1836, the death of the...
Alamo, Miami

Miami, Florida

The first city hospital, which opened at the time of the influenza epidemic of 1918, is...
Albany County Historical Association & Ten Broeck Mansion

Albany, New York

The 209-year-old Ten Broeck Mansion is the headquarters of the Albany County Historical...
Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens

Tallahassee, Florida

These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise...
Allegheny County Courthouse And Jail

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Designed by famed architect Henry Hobson Richardson, the Allegheny County Courthouse and...
Alpine County Museum

Markleeville, California

The Museum contains displays of an old country store, a blacksmith shop, Washoe Indian...
Amana Colonies

Amana, Iowa

The name Amana means to "remain faithful". It has, in many ways, remained...
American Heritage Archives

Gaithersburg, Maryland

The American Heritage Archives contain thousands of original drawings, paintings, and...
Amherst History Museum

Amherst, Massachusetts

The Amherst History Museum opened in 1916 and is governed by the Amherst Historical...
Andersonville National Historic Site

Andersonville, Georgia

Camp Sumter, commonly called Andersonville, was one of the largest military prisons...
Andres Pico Adobe

Mission Hills, California

Inside are museum displays of native American beads, Mission and Spanish-Mexican era...
Appalachian Caverns And Campground

Blountville, Tennessee

For many years the cavern lay in silence broken only by the sound of the water, the...
Appomattox Court House National Park

Appomattox, Virginia

Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the Civil War on April...
Argo Gold Mine And Museum

Idaho Springs, Colorado

The five-story Argo mill was renovated and opened to the public as a historic and...
Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is devoted to getting the citizens of Arkansas...
Arkansas Post Museum

Gillett, Arkansas

The Main House contains an audiovisual room and gift shop. The Summer Kitchen showcases...
Assumption Parish Courthouse

Napoleonville, Louisiana

The Assumption Parish Courthouse was built in 1896, while the nearby jail is an earlier...
Astor House Museum And Clear Creek History Park

Golden, Colorado

The Astor House was built in 1867, and stayed in continuous operation as a boarding and...
Athenaeum Rectory

Columbia, Tennessee

Originally designed in 1835 as a home for Samuel Polk Walker, President James K. Polk's...
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

Key West, Florida

Famed ornithologist John James Audubon spent much productive time during his 1832 visit...
Augusta Canal

Augusta, Georgia

Visitors can float past 200 years of Georgia history on a replica canal cargo boat, visit...
Avon Inn

Avon, New York

This stately, 19th-century Greek Revival mansion, listed on the National Register of...
Bailey House Museum

Wailuku, Hawaii

The mission home, built on the site of the Royal compound of Kahekili, last ruling chief...
Bandelier

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier has a long human history and links to the modern Pueblos. Early Spanish...
Bannerman Castle Trust

Fishkill, New York

David Bannerman purchased the island from the Taft family in 1900 as a safe storage site...
Barnacle, The

Miami, Florida

The distinctive vernacular architecture that prevailed in Miami at the end of the 19th...
Battle Of Lexington State Historic Site

Lexington, Missouri

The house, which changed hands three times,  provided the downstairs hallway where...
Bayside Historical Society

Fort Totten, New York

The birth of the Bayside Historical Society was the culmination of several committees...
Beaches Museum And History Center

Jacksonville Beach, Florida

19th-century oil tycoon and transportation pioneer Henry Flagler's era-defining Florida...
Beall Dawson Historic House Museum

Rockville, Maryland

Though today Rockville, MD, is a bustling suburb of the nation's capital, it was but a...
Beaver Area Heritage Foundation

Beaver, Pennsylvania

Founded in 1967 in Beaver, PA, 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, the Beaver Area Heritage...
Bellamy Mansion Museum Of History And Design Arts

Wilmington, North Carolina

The Bellamy Mansion is one of North Carolina's most spectacular examples of antebellum...
Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia, Alabama

Magnificently sited on a commanding hilltop, Belle Mont is one of early Alabama’s...
Benicia Historical Museum

Benicia, California

During the 19th century, when Benecia was first being settled, the military built an...
Bent's Old Fort

La Junta, Colorado

William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this...
Bergen County Historical Society

River Edge, New Jersey

The museum and library collections comprise the greatest survival of significant Bergen...
Berkeley Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

One of Virginia's most historic plantations and the site of the first official...
Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

The Berkshire Athenaeum is the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts....
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
Biblical Resource Center

Collierville, Tennessee

The refurbished historic structure houses a library, theater, Bible lab, museum store,...
Billingsley House Museum

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Although Major John Billingsley never lived on the property he acquired from Lord...
Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill, Illinois

Many consider the Jansonist emigration as the beginning of Swedish America. A number of...
Bishop White House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tours are limited to 10 people, and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served...
Black Police Precinct And Courthouse

Miami, Florida

In September 1944, Miami's first five black police officers were sworn in and given the...
Blue Earth County Historical Society

Mankato, Minnesota

The Blue Earth County Historical Society employs many tactics in order to keep the...
Boca Raton Historical Society

Boca Raton, Florida

For visitors looking for a comprehensive experience of Boca Raton's history, nothing will...
Boiling Spring Academy

Brentwood, Tennessee

The Boiling Spring Academy is a restored 1830 one room school house located in Primm...
Boise Train Depot

Boise, Idaho

Union Pacific ended service here in 1971, and the building fell into a state of disrepair...
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The American artist Frederic Clay Bartlett used the Bonnet House as his winter residence...
Boone County Historical Society

Columbia, Missouri

The Boone County Historical Society was formally organized in 1963 and opened its first...
Bosse Field

Evansville, Indiana

Named after Evansville mayor Benjamin Bosse, Bosse Field opened in 1915 and is one of the...
Boston African American National Historic Site

Boston, Massachusetts

It has roughly two dozen sites on the north face of Beacon Hill. These historic buildings...
Boston Harbor Islands

Boston, Massachusetts

Many of the Boston Harbor Islands contain buildings and structures related to such uses...
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Sedalia, Missouri

Sitting atop a 120-foot bluff, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site can't be missed by...
Boykins Tavern Museum

Windsor, Virginia

Boykin inherited this land in 1780, as well as the house that had stood there since 1762...
Brecksville Historical Association

Brecksville, Ohio

The Brecksville Historical Association maintains the Squire Rich House Museum, barn, and...
Bridge Hampton Historical Society

Bridgehampton, New York

The Corwith house was built c. 1840 by William Corwith (1791-1872). At least part of the...
Bronck Museum

Coxsackie, New York

The home that Bronck built in 1663 is the oldest home in upstate New York. The complex...
Bronx County Historical Society

Bronx, New York

The society is not only dedicated to preserving Bronx history. It also offers a variety...
Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn, New York

The mission of the Brooklyn Historical Society is to connect the past to the present and...
Brown & Hopkins Country Store

Chepachet, Rhode Island

Rhode Island has a number of historical landmarks that date back to the 1700's. Among...
Brown V. Board Of Education National Historic Site

Topeka, Kansas

The U.S. Supreme Court decision in Brown v. Board of Education (1954) is one of the most...
Brunswick Historical Society

Cropseyville, New York

The Brunswick Historical Society began in the early 1970's, when a handful of community...
Buckeye Furnace

Wellston, Ohio

Visitors to this 270-acre site can see the furnace, originally built in 1852, which went...
Bucks County Historical Society

Doylestown, Pennsylvania

Inspired by the vision and creativity of Henry C. Mercer (1856-1930), it is the mission...
Buena Vista

New Castle, Delaware

The main section of Buena Vista was built between 1845 and 1847 by John M. Clayton,...
Buena Vista Heritage

Buena Vista, Colorado

Located in the 1882 Old Chaffee County Courthouse, the Buena Vista Heritage Museum...
Burt County Museum

Tekamah, Nebraska

The E.C. Houston House is the home of the Burt County Museum. Listed on the National and...
Bussard Farmstead At The Agricultural History Farm Park

Derwood, Maryland

Situated along Rock Creek in Derwood, Maryland, the Agricultural History Farm Park is a...
California Historical Society

San Francisco, California

Boasting one of the largest collections of primary and secondary materials on the history...
Cane Ridge Meeting House

Paris, Kentucky

Prayer, singing, and preaching occur in the Meeting House, a place of worship for many...
Cane River Creole National Historical Park

Natchitoches, Louisiana

In 18th century Louisiana, Creole referred to locally born Spaniards, French and enslaved...
Canfield Historical Society

Canfield, Ohio

Regular meetings are held at the Bond House, at 7:30pm on the second Thursday of February...
Canton Historical Museum

Collinsville, Connecticut

At its peak 100 plows a day were manufactured by the company. In 1924 the building was...
Canyon De Chelly

Chinle, Arizona

Canyon de Chelly also sustains a living community of Navajo people, who are connected to...
Capitola Historical Museum

Capitola, California

The Capitola Museum offers changing exhibits on the history and art of the area, as well...
Caramoor Center For Music And The Arts

Katonah, New York

The Rosen House, built around a central courtyard, is the former summer home of Caramoor'...
Carbon County Historical Society Museum

Red Lodge, Montana

In 1909 the Labor Temple was completed in Red Lodge on the corner of 8th and Billings Ave...
Cardines Field

Newport, Rhode Island

First used as a baseball sandlot in 1908, Cardines Field has hosted baseball in Newport...
Carillon Historical Park

Dayton, Ohio

Visitors begin their visit to Carillon Historical Park at the Kettering Family Education...
Carlyle House

Alexandria, Virginia

This 18th-century home was used by General Braddock as his headquarters during the French...
Carnegie Arts Center

Dodge City, Kansas

Formerly the library in Dodge City , this building was established sometime prior to 1905...
Carnegie Center For Arts And History

Jackson, Tennessee

The present Carnegie Center for Arts and History, located in downtown Jackson, opened in...
Carpenters' Historic Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since its founding, Carpenters’ House has been the home to numerous tenants in the...
Carroll Mansion And Phoenix Shot Tower

Baltimore, Maryland

Two sites operated by Carroll Museums, located in historic Jonestown, which was founded...
Carson Brewing Company

Carson City, Nevada

Business was prospering by 1864, so a new two-story brewery was built in 1865 in the...
Carson City Post Office

Carson City, Nevada

The Carson City Post Office is an imposing late 19th-century building encompassing an...
Casa Del Rey

Dorado, Puerto Rico

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

Coolidge, Arizona

Casa Grande Ruins is the first archeological site to be preserved by the federal...
Casa Grande Valley Historical Society & Museum

Casa Grande, Arizona

This southern Arizona museum offers tours, lectures, workshops and children's programs....
Castillo De San Marcos National Monument

St. Augustine, Florida

Begun in 1672, the Castillo de San Marcos is the last 17th century fort left in the...
Castle Of Marietta, The

Marietta, Ohio

The Castle of Marietta is the backdrop where groups and individuals of all ages come to...