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Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia is a military cemetery...
Battle Acre Park

Dundalk, Maryland

The Battle of North Point occurred at this site on September 12, 1814. Battle Acre Park...
Battle Of Plattsburgh Center And War Of 1812 Museum

Plattsburgh, New York

The Battle of Plattsburgh Association runs the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center...
Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Bladensburg, Maryland

This park sits on the site of the pivotal Battle of Bladensburg during the War of 1812,...
Calvert Marine Museum

Solomons, Maryland

Established in 1970 and moved to its current location in 1975, the Calvert Marine Museum...
Campbell's Island State Memorial

East Moline, Illinois

On July 19, 1814, a pro-British band of Sauk Indians led by Black Hawk attacked a force...
Cragfont

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Cragfont was the home of General James Winchester, a protagonist of the American...
Dumbarton House

Washington, District Of Columbia

Dumbarton House is a fine example of Federal period architecture. Closely connected to...
Erie Maritime Museum & Flagship Niagara

Erie, Pennsylvania

The Erie Maritime Museum is the homeport of the historic Flagship Niagara that won the...
Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island, Michigan

Fort Mackinac was a major military outpost during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812...
Fort McHenry National Monument And Historic Shrine

Baltimore, Maryland

The monument honors the fort which inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the National Anthem...
Fort Meigs

Perrysburg, Ohio

This site is a reconstruction of an important American fort that withstood a British...
Fort Michilimackinac

Mackinaw City, Michigan

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

Stockton, Alabama

In 1813, people on America’s southwestern frontier were fearful. The Redstick...
Fort Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

Stepping through the fort's arched entryway transports visitors to another era. The fort'...
Fort Washington

Fort Washington, Maryland

At this 180-year-old fort visitors explore the the outer defense for Washington, DC...
Grouseland

Vincennes, Indiana

Harrison was elected ninth President of the United States in 1840, so the home is a...
Hancock's Resolution

Pasadena, Maryland

Built by Stephen Hancock in 1785, this restored farmhouse depicts over 200 years of...
Historic Annapolis

Annapolis, Maryland

The Historic Annapolis Foundation offers guided tours of different lengths in Annapolis....
Historic Elk Landing

Elkton, Maryland

This historic house/site was an important location during the War of 1812. Situated at...
Historic New Orleans Collection

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Historic New Orleans Collection is a museum, research center, and publisher dedicated...
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...
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 Patterson Park And Museum

St. Leonard, Maryland

Seventy archaelogical sites have discovered 9,000 years of human habitation of this area...
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

In the late 18th century, white settlers discovered an abundance of saltpeter, an...
Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore, Maryland

The Maryland Historical Society houses the most significant collection of Maryland...
Mount Calvert Historical And Archaeological Park

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Mount Calvert's rich archaeological and historical resources represent over 8,000 years...
National Museum Of The U.S. Navy

Washington, District Of Columbia

The U.S. Navy Museum includes exhibits covering the U.S. Navy's history from the...
National Society Of The Colonial Dames Of America

Washington, District Of Columbia

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) is an organization devoted...
North Point State Park

Edgemere, Maryland

This waterfront park on the Chesapeake Bay was once the site of the Bay Shore Amusement...
Old Fort Niagara

Youngstown, New York

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Old Saint Paul's Cemetery

Baltimore, Maryland

This historic cemetery features the graves of some of the most notable names in early...
Patterson Park

Baltimore, Maryland

Patterson Park is a large public park in Baltimore with many recreational activities and...
Perry's Victory and International Peace Memorial

Put-in-Bay, Ohio

This memorial remembers the soldiers of the Battle of Lake Erie and the War of 1812....
Pride Of Baltimore II

Baltimore, Maryland

This reproduction of an 1812-era Baltimore Clipper privateer represents the great...
River Raisin Battlefield

Monroe, Michigan

This is the site of the Battle of Frenchtown, where British and Native American forces...
Riversdale House Museum

Riverdale Park, Maryland

This beautifully restored 19th century estate, which offers tours to the public, was home...
Sackets Harbor Battlefield

Sackets Harbor, New York

The Sackets Harbor Battlefield was the site of two battles during the War of 1812. Today...
St. Michaels Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

This local history museum highlights a crucial War of 1812 battle as well as the life...
Star Spangled Banner Flag House

Baltimore, Maryland

Mary and her daughter Caroline moved into the house in 1806, along with Mary’s...
Susquehanna Museum

Havre de Grace, Maryland

  The Susquehanna Museum is housed in the 1840's Lock Tender's house at the...
Tangier Island History Museum

Tangier, Virginia

This museum tells the history of the many people who have inhabited the island, including...
The Cabildo

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cabildo was the seat of colonial government in New Orleans, Louisiana; declared a...
The Hermitage Home Of President Andrew Jackson

Nashville, Tennessee

The Hermitage mansion has been meticulously restored to its 1837 appearance and today...
U.S.S. Constitution Museum

Boston, Massachusetts

This naval museum is dedicated to the USS Constitution, the oldest warship still in...
USS Constitution

Charlestown, Massachusetts

Nicknamed "Old Ironsides," the oldest warship still in commission first launched in 1797....
Villa Louis

Prairie du Chien, Wisconsin

Embracing twenty-five acres along the Mississippi River on St. Feriole Island, the...