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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...
Ah Tah Thi Ki Museum

Big Cypress Indian Reservation, Florida

The Ah-Tah-Thi-Ki Museum on Big Cyrpess Reservation explores the history of the Seminole...
Alamance Battleground

Burlington, North Carolina

Visitors to Alamance Battleground may view the field of battle, which is marked by a...
Allaire Village

Wall Township, New Jersey

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

Montevallo, Alabama

Actors in period dress recreate the fervor and excitement of Revolutionary America...
Ames Historical Society

Ames, Iowa

The mission of the society is to identify, record, collect, preserve, and provide access...
Apple River Fort

Elizabeth, Illinois

The war, which lasted only 16 weeks, ended the threat of Indian attacks in the area and...
B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station

Ellicott City, Maryland

The oldest standing railroad station in the United States houses this museum in historic...
Beall Dawson Historic House Museum

Rockville, Maryland

Though today Rockville, MD, is a bustling suburb of the nation's capital, it was but a...
Beltrami County History Center

Bemidji, Minnesota

The history center itself is home to the Beltrami County Historical Society. It was once...
Billings Farm & Museum

Woodstock, Vermont

The Billings Farm was established in 1871 by Frederick Billings, a native Vermonter who...
Bledsoe's Fort Historic Park

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Although the original building is no longer standing, the archaeological remains of...
Boot Hill Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

Step back into the 1870's as you walk down the boardwalk of Front Street at Boot Hill...
Brandywine Battlefield Park

Chadds Ford, Pennsylvania

On September 11, 1777, the Patriot army under George Washington came face to face with...
Britton Lane Civil War Battlefield

Denmark, Tennessee

On a quiet, county road five miles southeast of Denmark, Tennessee, a fierce struggle...
Burritt On The Mountain

Huntsville, Alabama

A Living Museum has been referred to as a "Jewel on the Mountain." Start with...
Cannonsburgh Village

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

A living history museum, Cannonsburgh Village boasts a gristmill, one-room schoolhouse,...
Casa Grande Valley Historical Society & Museum

Casa Grande, Arizona

This southern Arizona museum offers tours, lectures, workshops and children's programs....
Champoeg State Heritage Area

St. Paul, Oregon

Visitors can camp overnight, picnic, play disc golf, ride a bicycle on a four-mile paved...
Chaska Historical Society

Chaska, Minnesota

Members have the opportunity to share in many county and local historical programs and...
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

Washington, District Of Columbia

In the 19th century the C&O Canal provided jobs and opportunities for people...
Chesapeake Beach Railway Museum

Chesapeake Beach, Maryland

Located in a train station that was in operation from 1900 until the Great Depression,...
Chisago County Historical Society

Lindstrom, Minnesota

The Chisago County Historical Society provides a variety of educational programs year...
Crane Phillips House Living Museum

Cranford, New Jersey

The museum offers visitors a rare glimpse of what life was like for a modest family in...
Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad

Chama, New Mexico

The Cumbres & Toltec Scenic Railroad was originally constructed in 1880 as part of...
Dakota City Heritage Village

Farmington, Minnesota

With over 20 buildings, including a blacksmith shop, postoffice, and even a jail, this...
Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town

Scobey, Montana

The Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town is located on 20 acres just west of Scobey,...
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

Sun City, Arizona

The Sun Cities Area Historical Society/Del Webb Sun Cities Museum is dedicated to the...
Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village

Dover, Delaware

The Delaware Agricultural Museum Association was formed by a group of people dedicated to...
Dodge County Historical Society

Mantorville, Minnesota

The Dodge County Historical Society serves as a reminder of the history of the county....
Durango And Silverton Narrow Gauge Railroad Museum

Durango, Colorado

Experience the adventure of traveling by a historic coal-fired, steam-powered locomotive...
Eagle Historical Society & Museums

Eagle, Alaska

This guided walking tour stops at the six Eagle Museums housed in historic buildings with...
East Tennessee Historical Society Museum

Knoxville, Tennessee

The ETHS Museum offers both permanent and changing exhibits that focus on the rich...
El Rancho De Las Golondrinas

Santa Fe, New Mexico

El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a living history museum located on 200 acres in a rural...
Fantasy Of Flight Museum

Polk City, Florida

The stunning art deco facility is a perfect setting to display this priceless collection...
Farmers' Museum, The

Cooperstown, New York

The site of The Farmers' Museum has deep roots in New York State's rural past. The land...
Farnsworth House Inn

Gettysburg, Pennsylvania

Enjoy a variety of period specialty fare brought by servers in period dress at the...
Fort Adams

Newport, Rhode Island

Just a short drive or a water taxi ride across Newport Harbor stands the largest coastal...
Fort Delaware State Park

Delaware City, Delaware

Established as a Delaware State Park in 1951, Fort Delaware State Park is on an island...
Fort Michilimackinac

Mackinaw City, Michigan

Much of this site is geared toward young children. Kids can pretend to be soldiers by...
Fort Pulaski National Monument

Savannah, Georgia

The Battle for Fort Pulaski in April 1862 marked a turning point in military history. It...
Fort Toulouse/fort Jackson

Wetumpka, Alabama

Nestled at the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers 15 miles north of Montgomery...
Fosterfields Living History Farm

Morristown, New Jersey

Originally owned by General Joseph Revere, grandson of Paul Revere, the property is now...
Fremont County Pioneer Museum

Lander, Wyoming

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum tells the story of the first settlers to the Freemont...
Furnace Town Living Heritage Museum

Snow Hill, Maryland

The restored furnace and buildings of the 19th century village, Furnace Town, provide...
Genesee Country Village And Museum

Mumford, New York

Visitors are invited to spend a day in this 19th-century country village and discover how...
Georgetown Powerplant Museum

Seattle, Washington

Much of the power produced at this plant operated the streetcars. It marks the beginning...
Greenbank Mill

Wilmington, Delaware

The first mill at Greenbank was reportedly called the Swede's Mill dating from 1677. Not...
Greenfield Village

Dearborn, Michigan

Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you...
Greensboro Historical Museum

Greensboro, North Carolina

Visit the museum and view a vintage moving picture in the Crystal Theatre, listen in on a...
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 Farmstead & Learning Center

Statesville, North Carolina

A variety of living history sites including a log cabin and a blacksmith shop recreate...
Heritage Square Museum

Los Angeles, California

The Heritage Square Museum is a living history museum reflecting the settlement and...
High Point Museum

High Point, North Carolina

The Museum is operated by the High Point Historical Society, a private, non-profit...
Historic Arkansas Museum

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Historic Arkansas Museum is a historic-site museum of Arkansas’ frontier days....
Historic Brattonsville

McConnells, South Carolina

Historic Brattonsville is a 775-acre historic site that includes a Revolutionary War...
Historic Elk Landing

Elkton, Maryland

This historic house/site was an important location during the War of 1812. Situated at...
Historic Landmarks Foundation Of Indiana

Indianapolis, Indiana

HLF, established by volunteers, ranks as the largest private statewide preservation group...
Historic New Harmony

New Harmony, Indiana

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

Staten Island, New York

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

Baltimore, Maryland

In cooperation with the USS Constellation Museum, the Maritime Museum operates four...
Historical Society Of Rockland County

New City, New York

Comprised of four structures, a 7,200-square-foot museum of Rockland history and three...
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Daviston, Alabama

In the spring of 1814, General Andrew Jackson and an army of 3,300 men attacked 1,000...
Hubbardton Battlefield

Bomoseen, Vermont

Military historians note that of all the Revolutionary and Civil War battlefields in the...
Iowa Jewish Historical Society

Des Moines, Iowa

IJHS collects Jewish organizational papers, artifacts and photographs, artifacts from...
Jerusalem Mill

Kingsville, Maryland

A 318 acre tract of land was patented to Nicholas Hempstead and John Walley in 1687, and...
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, New York

Johnson Hall State Historic Site was the 1763 Georgian home and business headquarters for...
Kennebunkport Historical Society

Kennebunkport, Maine

KHS serves as the primary historical resource for Kennebunkport. The collection of...
Kona Historical Society Museum

Kealakekua, Hawaii

The building was constructed from native stones and lime mortar made from burned coral....
Lake Champlain Maritime Museum

Vergennes, Vermont

Focusing on the maritime history and nautical archaeology of the Champlain Valley, the...
Landis Valley Museum

Lancaster, Pennsylvania

The museum boasts over 100 acres and many historic buildings, as well as a wide variety...
Levi Shinn Log House

Shinnston, West Virginia

This late-18th-century colonial log cabin evokes the long-gone days of America's...
Levine Museum Of The New South

Charlotte, North Carolina

The museum's mission is to engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and...
Lincoln Boyhood National Memorial

Lincoln City, Indiana

At the Memorial Visitor Center, visitors can watch a15 minute orientation film and walk...
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum

Charleston, Illinois

Tour the only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham...
Littleton Historical Museum

Littleton, Colorado

Located on 39 acres, the museum consists of two living history farms (one from the 1860...
Lovell Historical Society

Lovell, Maine

Its collections are available for consultation by its members and other interested...
Mansker's Fort

Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Mansker's Fort is an authentic reconstruction of a 1779 frontier forted station typical...
Mid Continent Railway Museum

North Freedom, Wisconsin

Over the years, the society has added to its collection of rolling stock, laid new track...
Milton Hershey School

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Milton Hershey School began as a dream and vision shared by chocolate magnate Milton S....
Mine Creek Battlefield

Pleasanton, Kansas

On October 25, 1864, approximately 2,800 Union troops attacked and defeated about 8,000...
Mint Hill Historical Society

Mint Hill, North Carolina

A 'For Sale' sign hammered into the front lawn of the old doctor's building was all the...
Mondak Heritage Center

Sidney, Montana

The Center houses a MonDak Pioneer Town Museum in its lower level with a street scene...
Moores Creek National Battlefield

Currie, North Carolina

The battle is commemorated annually during the last full weekend in February. The event...
Mount Independence

Orwell, Vermont

During that historic summer, 12,000 soldiers built a massive fort to defend against an...
Museum Of Scott County

Huntsville, Tennessee

Located on the campus of Scott High School in Huntsville Tennessee, the Museum of Scott...
Museum Of The Mountain Man

Pinedale, Wyoming

The Museum of the Mountain Man is located in the small rural town of Pinedale, Wyoming,...
Museum Of The Waxhaws

Waxhaw, North Carolina

The museum is a regional attraction dedicated to the history of the Waxhaws region and...
Ninety Six National Historic Site

Ninety Six, South Carolina

More Revolutionary War battles & skirmishes took place in South Carolina than any...
Old Barracks Museum

Fort Dix, New Jersey

The barracks serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and...
Old Cowtown Museum

Wichita, Kansas

A thriving community all its own, Cowtown gives visitors a true taste of the myths,...
Old Florida Museum

St. Augustine, Florida

What better way to compare one period of Florida history with another than through the...
Old Salem Museums & Gardens

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Old Salem Museums & Gardens is America's most comprehensive history attraction. Their...
Old Slater Mill Historic Site

Pawtucket, Rhode Island

Enjoy the exhibits, collections of artifacts, grounds and gallery, research library,...
Old Spencer Mill

Burns, Tennessee

Built before 1856, this functioning gristmill is one of the last of its kind. The...
Old Sturbridge Village

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Old Sturbridge Village is the largest living history museum in New England, spanning...
Old World Wisconsin

Eagle, Wisconsin

Visitors to this site, established in 1976 as a recreation of 18th and 19th century rural...
Overton County Heritage Museum

Livingston, Tennessee

Overton County Heritage Museum hosts a variety of exhibits which showcase and honor local...
People's Center

Pablo, Montana

The People's Center is the place to experience the rich cultural heritage of the Salish,...
Philipsburg Manor

Tarrytown, New York

Cross the bridge over the river into Philipsburg Manor and step back in time. It's 1750,...