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Allison Antrim Museum

Greencastle, Pennsylvania

The museum provides a home for the artifacts and history of the settlement of Greencastle...
Austin Carriage Museum

Weirsdale, Florida

The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort is home to one of the worlds finest collections...
Bergen County Historical Society

River Edge, New Jersey

The museum and library collections comprise the greatest survival of significant Bergen...
Cabrillo National Monument

San Diego, California

As the park’s namesake, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition...
Cane River National Heritage Area

Natchitoches, Louisiana

The City of Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchereau de St. Denis, making...
Cape Henry Memorial

Yorktown, Virginia

According to George Percy, one of the early settlers, "The nine and twentieth day we...
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'...
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...
Catawba County Museum Of History

Newton, North Carolina

It is the story of the American Dream as perceived by the self-sufficient Scotch-Irish,...
Channel Islands National Park

Ventura, California

The Channel Islands have attracted many explorers, scientists and historians during the...
Christiansted National Historic Site

Christiansted, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Christiansted National Historic Site, on the island of St Croix in the Virgin Islands,...
Colonial Spanish Quarter

St. Augustine, Florida

As St. Augustine's sole living history museum, the Colonial Spanish Quarter offers a rare...
De Soto National Memorial

Bradenton, Florida

The Monument marks the supposed spot where Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto landed in...
Debary Hall Historic Site

DeBary, Florida

Visitors to Debary Hall will learn about the nineteenth-century tourism that overtook...
Degas House

New Orleans, Louisiana

Built during the original development of the Esplanade Ridge Neighborhood, the Degas...
Delaware Water Gap

Bushkill, Pennsylvania

For 40 miles the Middle Delaware River passes between low forested mountains with barely...
Destrehan Plantation

Destrehan, Louisiana

Erected in 1787 by Charles Paquet, Destrehan Plantation was purchased by indigo planter...
El Morro (fort San Felipe Del Morro)

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Officially known as Fuerte San Felipe del Morro, this fort sits atop a high promontory...
Ernest Hemingway Home And Museum

Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway finished the final draft of his masterpiece, "A Farewell to Arms,...
Florida Holocaust Museum

St. Petersburg, Florida

The Florida Holocaust Museum honors the memory of millions of innocent men, women, and...
Fort Barrancas

Pensacola, Florida

The Fort Barrancas Area is on Taylor Road approximately a half mile east from the Museum...
Fort Caroline National Memorial

Jacksonville, Florida

The need to compete with their ocean-spanning 16th-century rivals, the Spanish, chased...
Fort Clinch State Park

Fernandina Beach, Florida

Although no battles were fought here, the fort was garrisoned during both the Civil and...
Fort Matanzas National Monument

St. Augustine, Florida

The Spanish completed Fort Matanzas in 1742 to protect Matanzas Inlet, the "backdoor...
Fort Mose Historic State Park

St. Augustine, Florida

The power politics of 18th century England and Spain reached across the Atlantic to the...
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Manteo, North Carolina

The stories of Roanoke Island are told by exhibits, artifacts and the 17-minute park...
Fort San Cristobal

San Juan, Puerto Rico

This fort stands guard at where once was the eastern gate to the walled city of Old San...
Frazier International History Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The Frazier museum contains unique artifacts including the ceremonial sword of Founding...
French Legation Museum

Austin, Texas

The French Legation Museum as it exists today represents a conscientious effort to return...
Government House Museum

St. Augustine, Florida

Since the late 16th century, Government House, located at the west end of the Plaza in...
Great Plains Welsh Heritage And Culture Centre

Wymore, Nebraska

The Centre was purchased in December 2003 by GPWHP after a capital campaign raised the...
Halifax Historical Museum

Daytona Beach, Florida

Housed in the former 1910 Merchant's Bank building, the museum exhibits the history of...
Hernando De Soto State Archaeological Site

Tallahassee, Florida

Today, there is no visible evidence of Hernando de Soto's occupation of this site...
Historical Museum Of Southern Florida

Miami, Florida

An expansive museum examining the history of southern Florida from the arrival of the...
Historical Society Of Carroll County

Westminster, Maryland

Composed of three buildings, the Historical Society of Carroll County offers visitors a...
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum

Bolton Landing, New York

The Museum is filled with memorabilia of an international operatic career spanning over...
Matheson Museum

Gainesville, Florida

The museum is flanked by three other sites: The Matheson House dates from 1867 and...
Micanopy Historical Society Museum

Micanopy, Florida

An abundance of exhibits reside in the Micanopy Historical Society Museum, which is...
Mission Of Nombre De Dios And Shrine Of Our Lady Of La Leche

St. Augustine, Florida

The long history of the Mission of Nombre de Dios and Shrine of Our Lady of La Leche...
Mission San Luis

Tallahassee, Florida

As Florida's only reconstructed mission, Mission San Luis offers an invaluable glimpse...
Museum Of The Coastal Bend

Victoria, Texas

The Museum of the Coastal Bend uses a number of exhibits to explore the history of the...
Pendarvis House

Mineral Point, Wisconsin

In the early 19th century, Wisconsin lead mining was more promising and attractive to...
Pimeria Alta Museum

Nogales, Arizona

Fray Marcos de Niza first entered the Santa Cruz Valley in 1539, well before the first...
River Raisin Battlefield

Monroe, Michigan

This is the site of the Battle of Frenchtown, where British and Native American forces...
Saint Croix Island International Historic Site

Bar Harbor, Maine

The winter of 1604-1605 on Saint Croix Island was a cruel one for Pierre Dugua’s...
Saint Louis Holocaust Museum And Learning Center

St. Louis, Missouri

From its inception the plans always called for this to be much more than a museum. It...
Salt River Bay National Historical Park And Ecological Preserve

Christiansted, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Salt River Bay is a living museum on St. Croix, U.S. Virgin Islands. It is a dynamic,...
San Fernando Cathedral

San Antonio, Texas

By the mid-1860s the population of San Antonio had outgrown the original structure. The...
San Germán Historic District

San Germán, Puerto Rico

Spanish colonists established Villa de San Germán de Auxerre, also known as Nueva...
San Juan National Historic Site

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan National Historic Site includes forts San Cristóbal, San Felipe del Morro...
San Marcos De Apalache Historic State Park

St. Marks, Florida

The many different flags welcoming visitors to the park demonstrate the colorful history...
St. Clement's Island Potomac River Museum

Colton's Point, Maryland

This museum overlooks and focuses on the history of St. Clement's Island, Maryland's...
St. Lucie County Historical Museum

Fort Pierce, Florida

This county museum features a collection of artifacts and relics, including uniforms from...
St. Photios Greek Orthodox National Shrine

St. Augustine, Florida

The story of the first Greek migration to America, occurring in 1768, is retold in St....
Tampa Bay History Center

Tampa, Florida

December 2008 will not only bring a comfortably cool climate to central west Florida; it...
The American Independence Museum

Exeter, New Hampshire

In 1985, a Dunlap Broadside of the Declaration of Independence was found in the Ladd-...
The Danish Immigrant Museum

Elk Horn, Iowa

The actual structure of the museum site is a half-timbered building set on 20 acres of...
Tunica Museum

Tunica, Mississippi

In the Tunica Museum visitors can see how the Mississippi River has changed courses many...