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Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Winchester, Kentucky

This three-floor museum in the 1894 Guerrant Clinic building focuses on the history of...
Buffalo Bill Historical Center

Cody, Wyoming

Today's Center encompasses five museums, a research library, a professionally developed...
Fort De Chartres

Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

This site marks the location of the last of three successive forts named “de Chartres”...
Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island, Michigan

Fort Mackinac was a major military outpost during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812...
Fort Meigs

Perrysburg, Ohio

This site is a reconstruction of an important American fort that withstood a British...
Fray Angélico Chávez History Library

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library is the institutional successor of New Mexico's...
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, New York

Johnson Hall State Historic Site was the 1763 Georgian home and business headquarters for...
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum

Charleston, Illinois

Tour the only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham...
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

Petersburg, Illinois

Everyone acquainted with the Village of New Salem realizes it is more than a collection...
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices are within the only remaining building in which Abraham...
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

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

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Founded in 1935, the Milwaukee County Historical Society houses over 50,000 artifacts...
National Historic Oregon Trail Interpretive Center

Baker City, Oregon

The Center offers living history demonstrations, interpretive programs, exhibits, multi-...
New Mexico History Museum

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The New Mexico History Museum began as the development of a storage facility for...
Ninth Judicial Circuit Historical Society

Pasadena, California

The building where this historical society's main office is located holds a wealth of...
Peralta Adobe And Fallon House

San Jose, California

The Peralta Adobe and Fallon House stand as memorials to the distinct cultural heritage...
Vermillion County Museum and Fithian House

Danville, Illinois

The true house Museum is housed in a home built by pioneer physician William Fithian, who...
Washington State History Museum

Tacoma, Washington

People of all ages can explore and be entertained in an environment where characters from...