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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...
Abbot Spalding House Museum

Nashua, New Hampshire

The Federal Revival style Abbot-Spalding House was the home to a succession of prominent...
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...
Adams Museum And House

Deadwood, South Dakota

In 1930 pioneer businessman W.E. Adams founded the Adams Museum in downtown Deadwood with...
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...
Albin Polasek Museum & Sculpture Gardens

Winter Park, Florida

In 1961, the Albin Polasek Foundation was founded by the sculptor and his wife, and at...
Alex Haley House And Museum

Henning, Tennessee

The front porch was often the place where young Haley heard the oral accounts of family...
Alfred B. Maclay State Gardens

Tallahassee, Florida

These beautiful ornamental gardens were first planted in 1923 by Alfred B. and Louise...
Alice Austen House Museum

Staten Island, New York

In 1877, at the age of 11, Austen received a camera from her uncle. She was immediately...
Allaire Village

Wall Township, New Jersey

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

Amherst, Massachusetts

The Amherst History Museum opened in 1916 and is governed by the Amherst Historical...
Amory Regional Museum

Amory, Mississippi

A visit to the Amory Regional Museum is a trip down memory lane. Beginning in 1916 as...
Andrew Johnson National Historic Site

Greeneville, Tennessee

The Andrew Johnson National Historic Site honors the life of the 17th President. Andrew...
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...
Ardenwood Historic Farm

Fremont, California

Today the Historic Farm exhibits agricultural practices from the 1870s to the present,...
Arthurdale Historic District

Arthurdale, West Virginia

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

Charlottesville, Virginia

The 535-acre working farm was once owned by President James Monroe and his wife from 1793...
Ashael Bush House

Salem, Oregon

Bush House typifies a Victorian home in the truest sense of that word. Built by Asahel...
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...
Augustus Lutheran Church

Collegeville, Pennsylvania

The first church building of Augustus Lutheran Church is still standing and is the oldest...
Avon Inn

Avon, New York

This stately, 19th-century Greek Revival mansion, listed on the National Register of...
Aycock Birthplace

Fremont, North Carolina

Found off the beaten path, two miles south of Fremont, the historic site features a mid-...
B&O Railroad Museum: Ellicott City Station

Ellicott City, Maryland

The oldest standing railroad station in the United States houses this museum in historic...
Babcock Smith House Museum

Westerly, Rhode Island

Since the middle of the eighteenth century the Babcock-Smith House has stood amid an ever...
Bacon's Castle

Surry, Virginia

It's not really a castle, nor was it the home of rebellion leader Nathaniel Bacon, but it...
Badin Historic Museum

Badin, North Carolina

The story of Badin township begancirca 10,000 B.C. when Native Americans camped on the...
Bailey House Museum

Wailuku, Hawaii

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

Altoona, Pennsylvania

Baker Mansion was originally home to ironmaster Elias Baker and his family. Baker...
Bannerman Castle Trust

Fishkill, New York

David Bannerman purchased the island from the Taft family in 1900 as a safe storage site...
Banning Residence Museum

Wilmington, California

The house is restored with Victorian style furniture to look as it did when the Banning...
Barnacle, The

Miami, Florida

The distinctive vernacular architecture that prevailed in Miami at the end of the 19th...
Barrington Hall

Roswell, Georgia

The surrounding seven acres of original grounds look the same as they did 160 years ago....
Bartow Pell Mansion Museum

Bronx, New York

In 1836, Pell family descendant Robert Bartow and his wife, Maria Lorillard, purchased...
Bassett Hall

Williamsburg, Virginia

One of the restored 18th-century properties at Colonial Williamsburg, this was the...
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...
Beauvoir: The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

Biloxi, Mississippi

The house was built by James Brown, a wealthy plantation owner from Madison County,...
Beaver Area Heritage Foundation

Beaver, Pennsylvania

Founded in 1967 in Beaver, PA, 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, the Beaver Area Heritage...
Beaver County History Center

Freedom, Pennsylvania

The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation was incorporated as a...
Beehive House

Salt Lake City, Utah

The second Salt Lake City home of Brigham Young, the Beehive House is modeled to appear...
Belair Mansion

Bowie, Maryland

This restored plantation home of Samuel Ogle now displays the history of its residents...
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 Boyd House Museums And Gardens

Martinsburg, West Virginia

The historic home, built in 1853, features several different exhibits detailing American...
Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia, Alabama

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

Beloit, Wisconsin

The Lincoln Center is the home of the Robert and Elizabeth Solem Museum. Located on the...
Benicia Historical Museum

Benicia, California

During the 19th century, when Benecia was first being settled, the military built an...
Benjamin Rowe House

Gilford, New Hampshire

About 1838, Gilford farmer Benjamin Rowe decided to try his hand at making bricks. In...
Bennett Place

Durham, North Carolina

In 1865 the Confederate General Johnston and Union General Sherman met at the Bennett...
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...
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
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...
Bleak House

Knoxville, Tennessee

Bleak House, an antebellum mansion of fifteen spacious rooms and wide halls, stands well...
Bledsoe's Fort Historic Park

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Although the original building is no longer standing, the archaeological remains of...
Blount Bridgers House

Tarboro, North Carolina

The 1808 Blount-Bridgers House, “the Grove,” is a national historic landmark...
Blue Earth County Historical Society

Mankato, Minnesota

The Blue Earth County Historical Society employs many tactics in order to keep the...
Blumenschein Home & Museum

Taos, New Mexico

In the early autumn of 1898, a fortuitous accident resulted in Taos becoming a great...
Boalsburg Heritage Museum

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Historical artifacts unique to the area can be seen on display in the museum. You can...
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...
Bok Tower And Gardens

Lake Wales, Florida

In 1921, Edward W. Bok was spending the winter months in the residential mountain lake...
Bolduc House Historic Properties

Sainte Genevieve, Missouri

Built in 1770 out near the river on the Le Grand Champ field by Louis Bolduc, a Canadian...
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...
Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site

Sedalia, Missouri

Sitting atop a 120-foot bluff, Bothwell Lodge State Historic Site can't be missed by...
Bowen Plantation House

Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Captain William Bowen was awarded land grants for military services during the...
Bowne House Historical Society

Flushing, New York

It was built by John Bowne, who emigrated from England to Boston in 1649 and settled in...
Boyd Tavern

Boydton, Virginia

The original Boyd Tavern was constructed in 1790, consisting of a small one-story...
Boykins Tavern Museum

Windsor, Virginia

Boykin inherited this land in 1780, as well as the house that had stood there since 1762...
Bradford Brinton Memorial & Museum

Big Horn, Wyoming

The Ranch House on the Quarter Circle A Ranch, on the National Register of Historic...
Bridge Hampton Historical Society

Bridgehampton, New York

The Corwith house was built c. 1840 by William Corwith (1791-1872). At least part of the...
Brigham Young Winter Home

St. George, Utah

This historic home contains Victorian and early pioneer style furnishings, including...
Bronx County Historical Society

Bronx, New York

The society is not only dedicated to preserving Bronx history. It also offers a variety...
Brooke County Museum

Wellsburg, West Virginia

The Museum is housed in the original 1794 Miller's Tavern and Inn located next to old...
Brooklyn Historical Society

Brooklyn, New York

The mission of the Brooklyn Historical Society is to connect the past to the present and...
Brunswick Historical Society

Cropseyville, New York

The Brunswick Historical Society began in the early 1970's, when a handful of community...
Buchanan Log House

Nashville, Tennessee

This charming two-story log house was begun in 1800. It has evolved through the years...
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...
Bull Stone House

Campbell Hall, New York

Built in 1722, the house was once home to William Bull, a stonemason builder, and his...