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Acadian Village

Van Buren, Maine

The Acadians were people from France who settled on Acadia, now known as Nova Scotia, in...
Allaire Village

Wall Township, New Jersey

Discover the Historic Village at Allaire and all it has to offer. From Special Event...
Allison Antrim Museum

Greencastle, Pennsylvania

The museum provides a home for the artifacts and history of the settlement of Greencastle...
Amelia Island Museum Of History

Fernandina Beach, Florida

Eight flags have flown over the shores of tiny Amelia Island since the French landed here...
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington, Virginia

As the residence of Robert E. Lee and his family before the Civil War, Arlington House...
Arthurdale Historic District

Arthurdale, West Virginia

The Arthurdale Historic District was the first of FDR's "New Deal" towns, visited by...
Athens Historic District

Lexington, Kentucky

The village is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. In 1775 a fort...
B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station

Ellicott City, Maryland

The oldest standing railroad station in the United States houses this museum in historic...
Bannack State Park

Dillon, Montana

As news of the gold strike spread many prospectors and businessmen rushed to Bannack...
Banneker Douglass Museum

Annapolis, Maryland

The Banneker-Douglass Museum is named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, and...
Bayside Historic District

Miami, Florida

Comprised of four distinct subdivisions, Bayside mirrors the diversity and taste of its...
Beaufort Historic Site

Beaufort, North Carolina

The Beaufort Historic Association is a private, non-profit, membership and volunteer-...
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
Beverly Terrace Historic District

Miami, Florida

Built at the height of the Land Boom in 1925, these Mediterranean Revival style apartment...
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...
Bonita Springs Historical Society

Bonita Springs, Florida

The Bonita Springs Historical Society was formed in 1984 by a small and dedicated group...
Boston African American National Historic Site

Boston, Massachusetts

It has roughly two dozen sites on the north face of Beacon Hill. These historic buildings...
Canterbury Historical Society

Canterbury, Connecticut

The society meets monthly. All meetings are free and open to the public, and—...
Canterbury Shaker Village

Canterbury, New Hampshire

Canterbury Shaker Village was established in 1792 when followers of founder Mother Ann...
Cape Lookout National Seashore

Harkers Island, North Carolina

From birding, to camping, to fishing, to learning about the rich history of Cape Lookout...
Champoeg State Heritage Area

St. Paul, Oregon

Visitors can camp overnight, picnic, play disc golf, ride a bicycle on a four-mile paved...
Charlotte Amalia Historic District

Charlotte Amalia, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Charlotte Amalia, the first permanent European settlement on St. Thomas Island, was...
Chevy Chase Historical Society

Chevy Chase, Maryland

The history of Chevy Chase, which was founded in 1725, is collected and preserved by this...
City Of Sanibel Historical Village & Museum

Sanibel, Florida

This historical village has ben restored with pioneer buildings. Sanibel Historical...
Clarksburg Downtown Historical District

Clarksburg, West Virginia

Clarksburg was the birthplace of Stonewall Jackson. The 16-block area includes the Neo...
Collierville Historic District

Collierville, Tennessee

The Historic District Merchants Association was founded in 1996 by the many independent...
Colonial Spanish Quarter

St. Augustine, Florida

As St. Augustine's sole living history museum, the Colonial Spanish Quarter offers a rare...
Colonial Williamsburg

Williamsburg, Virginia

The Colonial Williamsburg Foundation operates the world’s largest living history...
Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town

Scobey, Montana

The Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town is located on 20 acres just west of Scobey,...
Declaration House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Declaration House, located on the southwest corner of 7th and Market Streets, was...
Deerfield Beach Historical Society

Deerfield Beach, Florida

The Deerfield Beach area saw significant development and growth in the wake of World War...
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

Sun City, Arizona

The Sun Cities Area Historical Society/Del Webb Sun Cities Museum is dedicated to the...
Denison Society & Homestead Museum

Mystic, Connecticut

This historic Denison house, Pequotsepos Manor, was the home for six generations of one...
Derry Township Historical Society

Hershey, Pennsylvania

The society runs an oral history program, in which it records testimonies from long time...
Donaldsonville Historic District

Donaldsonville, Louisiana

The Donaldsonville Historic District is located on the west bank of the Mississippi River...
Dow Museum Of Historic Houses

St. Augustine, Florida

The nine houses in the Dow Museum of Historic Homes, dating from 1790 to 1910, are...
Eagle Rock Township

Idaho Falls, Idaho

The name was changed in 1891 despite the fact that there was no waterfall there at the...
Edenton

Edenton, North Carolina

Edenton, North Carolina, is a storybook place. The view across Edenton Bay and the...
Elfreth's Alley

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Alley is a place where you can learn about what life was like for the working people...
Ellicott City Colored School

Ellicott City, Maryland

This schoolhouse was built in 1880 and was the first public school for African American...
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Located on the New River, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society tells the story of our...
Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith, Arkansas

A visit to the Fort Smith National Historic Site begins at the Visitor Center, located in...
Friends Of Arrow Rock

Arrow Rock, Missouri

Since 1959 the society has grown from a small group of committed people to a membership...
Gaslamp Quarter/william Heath Davis Historic House Museum

San Diego, California

In telling the stories of the land, the buildings, and the people, visitors can gain...
Gold Hill

Wendover, Utah

The town established in 1892 was named after a gold bearing mountain just east of the...
Grant's Headquarters at City Point

Petersburg, Virginia

From June 1864 to April 1865, General Ulysses S. Grant directed the 10-month siege of...
Gratz Park Historic District

Lexington, Kentucky

The Gratz Park Historic District is one of the most beautiful areas in downtown Lexington...
Greenbelt Museum

Greenbelt, Maryland

This museum includes 2 sites as well as guided tours of the town. The sites are a...
Greenfield Village

Dearborn, Michigan

Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you...
Hammond Harwood House

Annapolis, Maryland

This museum highlights Maryland colonial life during the 1770s. The Hammond-Harwood House...
Hancock Shaker Village

Hancock, Massachusetts

The Shakers trace their beginnings to Manchester, England, in 1747. They called...
Harold Warp Pioneer Village

Minden, Nebraska

The Pioneer Village complex comprises 28 buildings on 20 acres housing over 50,000 items...
Heritage Farm Museum And Village

Huntington, West Virginia

Tour the entire village to get a glimpse of a craftsman at work in the Blacksmith shop...
Heritage Village

Largo, Florida

Heritage Village, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, is located in the...
Historic Annapolis

Annapolis, Maryland

The Historic Annapolis Foundation offers guided tours of different lengths in Annapolis....
Historic Augusta Incorporated

Augusta, Georgia

Historic Augusta, Inc. is a private, nonprofit membership organization dedicated to the...
Historic Bath

Bath, North Carolina

European settlement near the Pamlico River in the 1690s led to the creation of Bath,...
Historic Brunswick

Winnabow, North Carolina

In the late 1950s and early 1960s, archaeologists uncovered foundations from Brunswick's...
Historic Camden Revolutionary War Site

Camden, South Carolina

Visitors may choose a guided or self-guided tour to learn about Camden's early history,...
Historic Columbia Foundation

Columbia, South Carolina

Historic Columbia Foundation serves as the steward of seven historic sites within the...
Historic Columbus Foundation

Columbus, Georgia

This organization oversees several historic locations in Columbus, and offers tours to...
Historic Downtown Franklin

Franklin, Tennessee

Historic Franklin, Tenn. is maintained by the Heritage Foundation of Franklin and...
Historic Fallsington

Fallsington, Pennsylvania

In 1690, Samuel Burgess donated six acres to the Meeting for construction of the first...
Historic Halifax

Halifax, North Carolina

This historic district was the site of significant events during the colonial and...
Historic Harrisville

Harrisville, New Hampshire

"Harrisville's history includes in miniature many developments important to the...
Historic Huguenot Street

New Paltz, New York

In 1678, a small but brave group of French-speaking Huguenot refugees from what is today...
Historic Jamestowne

Jamestown, Virginia

Founded by the Virginia Company on May 14, 1607, this historic site is the first...
Historic London Town And Gardens

Edgewater, Maryland

Within the boundaries of this park was once the late 17th/early 18th-century town of...
Historic New Harmony

New Harmony, Indiana

New Harmony, Indiana, located on the banks of the Wabash River, is an experience like no...
Historic New Richmond

New Richmond, Ohio

Tom Greene, an artist then living in the New Richmond area, had the vision to recognize...
Historic Odessa Foundation

Odessa, Delaware

The Historic Houses of Odessa offers guided tours all year long of five historic houses...
Historic Pensacola Village

Pensacola, Florida

Managed by West Florida Historic Preservation Inc., the Historic Pensacola Village...
Historic Prophetstown

West Lafayette, Indiana

Historic Prophetstown interprets a unique Indiana story on the history of the Wabash...
Historic Railpark & Train Museum

Bowling Green, Kentucky

This three-acre Bowling Green depot, which was restored in 1925, served as a train...
Historic Richmond Town

Staten Island, New York

The village area occupies 25 acres of a 100-acre site with about 15 restored buildings,...
Historic Southern Indiana

Evansville, Indiana

This heritage area contains numerous sites of historical significance, including...
Historic Wilmington Foundation

Wilmington, North Carolina

For 43 years, the Historic Wilmington Foundation has worked to preserve the architectural...
Historical Society Of Dauphin County

Harrisburg, Pennsylvania

The mission of the HSDC is to collect, preserve, exhibit, publish, and promote interest...
Historical Society Of Frederick County

Frederick, Maryland

Located in the "Crossroads of American History," the Museum of Frederick County...
Historical Society Of Indiana County

Indiana, Pennsylvania

A society seeking to promote a greater appreciation of Indiana County's rich heritage and...
Indiana County Historical Museum

Indiana, Pennsylvania

The museum has both changing and permanent exhibits including one's detailing Indiana...
Indiana World War Memorial Plaza Historic District

Indianapolis, Indiana

Construction began on the Indiana World War Memorial Plaza in 1919 to honor the American...
Isett Acres Museum

Huntingdon, Pennsylvania

The museum is said to hold over 35,000 antiques and collectibles, encompassing all...
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve

New Orleans, Louisiana

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve offer something for...
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

Thomas Jefferson’s vision of the spread of freedom and democracy from “sea to...
Jerusalem Mill

Kingsville, Maryland

A 318 acre tract of land was patented to Nicholas Hempstead and John Walley in 1687, and...
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Plains, Georgia

Whether you are a Carter enthusiast, a researcher, or just curious how a small town...
John G. Riley Center/Museum Of African American History And Culture

Tallahassee, Florida

The John G. Riley Center now features a museum chronicling African-American history and...
Kalaupapa National Historical Park

Kalaupapa, Hawaii

Kalaupapa National Historical Park was established on December 22, 1980. Now more than...
Keeneland Racetrack

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, the heart of Kentucky "bluegrass," has been renowned for two...
Kern County Museum

Bakersfield, California

In addition to the many displays of Bakersfield history, walking through the park,...
Lambertville Historical Society

Lambertville, New Jersey

The Marshall House, on the National and New Jersey Registers of Historic Places, was the...
Lancaster County Historical Society

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

A society dedicated to collecting, preserving, interpreting, and making accessible...
Lawrenceburg Public Square

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Small shops, frequented by citizens and visitors, surround the Lawrenceburg Public Square...
Lebanon County Historical Society

Lebanon, Pennsylvania

The Stoy Museum has exhibits on the early Pennsylvania German inhabitants of the county...
Leipers Fork Village

Franklin, Tennessee

Today, Leipers Fork is the area of choice for families wanting a rural atmosphere and...
Lewes Historical Society Historic Complex Museums

Lewes, Delaware

The Society's museums include 12 historic properties, nine of which are located at the...
Lexington Downtown Commercial District

Lexington, Kentucky

This district was vital in the early years of Lexington's history and again during the...
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices are within the only remaining building in which Abraham...