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Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens

Tallahassee, Florida

These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise...
Andalusia Estate

Bensalem, Pennsylvania

Home for generations to the Biddle family, Andalusia is one of the finest examples of...
Ardenwood Historic Farm

Fremont, California

Today the Historic Farm exhibits agricultural practices from the 1870s to the present,...
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

Key West, Florida

Famed ornithologist John James Audubon spent much productive time during his 1832 visit...
Bartlett Historical Society

Bartlett, New Hampshire

The town of Bartlett is named for Dr. Josiah Bartlett of Kingston, the first chief...
Bassett Hall

Williamsburg, Virginia

One of the restored 18th-century properties at Colonial Williamsburg, this was the...
Belle Boyd House Museums And Gardens

Martinsburg, West Virginia

The historic home, built in 1853, features several different exhibits detailing American...
Bok Tower And Gardens

Lake Wales, Florida

In 1921, Edward W. Bok was spending the winter months in the residential mountain lake...
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'...
Cheekwood

Nashville, Tennessee

The Cheekwood gardens are seen and enjoyed by over 175,000 visitors each year. The...
Dawes Arboretum

Newark, Ohio

Beman and Bertie Dawes founded The Arboretum with the dedication to increase the love and...
Dunlawton Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens

Port Orange, Florida

Interpretive signs recount the history of this famous 16th century sugar mill and of the...
Glebe House Museum

Woodbury, Connecticut

Today, the Glebe House Museum and Jekyll Garden is a non-profit educational institution...
Goodwood Museum And Gardens

Tallahassee, Florida

This estate began in the 1830's as a cotton and corn plantation that ultimately...
Harry P. Leu Gardens

Orlando, Florida

Harry P. Leu Gardens features three miles of paved scenic walkways that take you through...
Haywood Hall

Raleigh, North Carolina

This historic home was built at the turn of the nineteenth century by John Haywood, a...
Herr Family Homestead

Landisville, Pennsylvania

The original 92 acre property was owned by members of the Herr family since 1844....
Historic London Town And Gardens

Edgewater, Maryland

Within the boundaries of this park was once the late 17th/early 18th-century town of...
Historical Society Of Delaware

Wilmington, Delaware

The Delaware History Center dominates the 500 block of Market Street Mall in downtown...
Hollywood Cemetery

Richmond, Virginia

Besides being the resting place to the only Confederate States President, it is also the...
Hope Lodge And Mather Mill

Fort Washington, Pennsylvania

Hope Lodge was built between 1743 and 1748 by Samuel Morris, a prosperous Quaker...
Indianapolis Museum Of Art

Indianapolis, Indiana

One of the 10 oldest general art museums in the country, the Indianapolis Museum of art...
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Sarasota, Florida

Initially built to house John Ringling's personal art collection, the John and Maple...
John Wornall House Museum & Herb Garden

Kansas City, Missouri

Now engulfed by Kansas City's Brookside neighborhood, the John Wornall House originally...
Kampong, The

Miami, Florida

Located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida, The Kampong contains a fascinating...
Kimberly Crest House And Gardens

Redlands, California

The 7,000 square foot, three-story chateau sits on a six and one quarter acre estate two...
Lewis Ginter Botanical Gardens

Richmond, Virginia

In 1884, Lewis Ginter bought the property and built the Lakeside Wheel Club, a one-story...
Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, California

The Museum’s permanent interactive exhibit, "The Crown of the Peninsula,...
Luther Burbank Home And Gardens

Santa Rosa, California

Luther Burbank was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, on March 7, 1849. In California, his...
Mandarin Store And Post Office

Jacksonville, Florida

In the 1800s, Mandarin was a small farming village that shipped oranges, grapefruit,...
Manoa Heritage Center

Honolulu, Hawaii

The historic site consists of Kūka‘ō‘ō Heiau, a Native...
Maymont

Richmond, Virginia

By 1893, the Dooleys were living in their new 12,000 square-foot, 33-room home, which...
Minnetrista

Muncie, Indiana

Minnetrista's 40-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, an...
Morikami Museum & Japanese Gardens

Delray Beach, Florida

Since its opening in 1977, The Morikami Museum and Japanese Gardens has been a center for...
Mount Desert Land And Garden Preserve

Seal Harbor, Maine

This foundation was established in 1971. The Preserve assumed ownership of the Asticou...
Mount Harmon Plantation

Earleville, Maryland

The main building itself at this 290-acre site is a three-story, five-bay manor house...
Oatlands Plantation

Leesburg, Virginia

Construction of the estate began in 1803 in the Federal style and surprisingly finished...
Old Mission Santa Inés

Solvang, California

The Mission was founded on September 17, 1804 by Father Estevan Tapis, and was named in...
Old Sturbridge Village

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Old Sturbridge Village is the largest living history museum in New England, spanning...
Oldfields Lilly House And Gardens

Indianapolis, Indiana

In conjunction with the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Oldfields Estate was once home to...
Orange County Agricultural And Nikkei Heritage Museum At The Fullerton Arboretum

Fullerton, California

The current exhibit, Determined Lot: Resilient Pioneers Forge a New County’s Future...
Rancho Los Alamitos

Long Beach, California

Rancho Los Alamitos, which began as a simple adobe building early in the 19th century,...
Ranchos Los Cerritos

Long Beach, California

The museum reflects the history of the area's many inhabitants, from Native Americans in...
San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum

San Luis Obispo, California

Members of the Society had long dreamed of creating a county historical museum where...
Stratford Hall Plantation

Stratford, Virginia

Stratford Hall is one of the great houses of American history. Its magnificent setting on...
Student Museum

Sanford, Florida

The Student Museum offers Seminole County Public School students a unique learning...
Talbot County Museum & Gardens

Easton, Maryland

The Historical Society of Talbot County promotes the heritage of the area in its museum...
Tudor Place Historic House And Garden

Washington, District Of Columbia

Martha Washington's granddaughter once hosted the brightest luminaries of early American...
Vaughan Homestead

Hallowell, Maine

Benjamin Vaughan, the son of merchant-banker Samuel Vaughan, lived in this home from 1797...
Vizcaya Museum And Gardens

Miami, Florida

His tenure at the site, stretching from 1916 to 1925, is today remembered in the museum's...
Wesley Mansion And Eden Gardens State Park

Santa Rosa Beach, Florida

This 19th-century home holds an extensive collection of French antiques. The Wesley...