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Anna Jarvis Birthplace Museum/McClellan Headquarters

Grafton, West Virginia

Birthplace of the Founder of Mother's Day, this house was the first field headquarters of...
Anna Miller Museum

Newcastle, Wyoming

Built in the 1930's, the museum was originally a WPA project for Company A, 115th Cavalry...
Annapolis Maritime Museum

Annapolis, Maryland

Located in the old McNasby's Oyster Company building, this museum preserves the maritime...
Anoka County Historical Society

Anoka, Minnesota

The Anoka County Historical Society is dedicated to honoring the memory of past residents...
Antietam National Battlefield

Sharpsburg, Maryland

It was at this battlefield that the Civil War saw its bloodiest single day battle. The...
Apalachicola Maritime Museum

Apalachicola, Florida

The Apalachicola Maritime Museum features the "Heritage of Apalachicola," a...
Apopka Historical Society

Apopka, Florida

Mr. Edward Miner's exhibit of Early Apopka artifacts at the 1968 Folk Festival in Apopka...
Appalachian Caverns And Campground

Blountville, Tennessee

For many years the cavern lay in silence broken only by the sound of the water, the...
Apple River Fort

Elizabeth, Illinois

The war, which lasted only 16 weeks, ended the threat of Indian attacks in the area and...
Appomattox County Historical Museum

Appomattox, Virginia

This museum covers the history of Appomattox County, but is not concerned with the Civil...
Appomattox Court House National Park

Appomattox, Virginia

Robert E. Lee surrendered to Ulysses S. Grant, effectively ending the Civil War on April...
Arcadia Mill

Milton, Florida

The Arcadia Mill Archaeological Site in Milton bears witness to America's 19th century...
Archaeology Institute At The University Of West Florida

Pensacola, Florida

Besides functioning as an archaeological research facility, the Archaeology Institute at...
Archibald Smith Plantation Home

Roswell, Georgia

For over 150 years, the Smith’s Plantation Home has stood the test of time as The...
Ardenwood Historic Farm

Fremont, California

Today the Historic Farm exhibits agricultural practices from the 1870s to the present,...
Argo Gold Mine And Museum

Idaho Springs, Colorado

The five-story Argo mill was renovated and opened to the public as a historic and...
Arizona Capitol Museum

Phoenix, Arizona

More than 20 exhibits tell Arizona's story from territorial days to the present.
Arizona Historical Society & Museum

Tucson, Arizona

One of their earliest actions was to create the means for documenting the past and...
Arkansas Historic Preservation Program

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Arkansas Historic Preservation Program is devoted to getting the citizens of Arkansas...
Arkansas Post Museum

Gillett, Arkansas

The Main House contains an audiovisual room and gift shop. The Summer Kitchen showcases...
Arkansas Post National Memorial

Gillett, Arkansas

Arkansas Post became part of the United States following the Louisiana Purchase of 1803....
Arkansas River Historical Society Museum

Catoosa, Oklahoma

Museum exhibits include information on the history of the Arkansas River and McClellan-...
Arlington House, The Robert E. Lee Memorial

Arlington, Virginia

As the residence of Robert E. Lee and his family before the Civil War, Arlington House...
Arlington National Cemetery

Arlington, Virginia

Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington County, Virginia is a military cemetery...
Armstrong Browning Library

Waco, Texas

It houses the world's largest collection of books, letters, manuscripts, and memorabilia...
Art Museum Of Greater Lafayette

Lafayette, Indiana

The art museum was founded by visionary leaders in 1909 as the Lafayette Art Association...
Artesia Historical Museum & Arts Center

Artesia, New Mexico

The Moore-Ward house was built soon after the town of Artesia was founded, in 1904. The...
Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum

St. Simons Island, Georgia

The Arthur J. Moore Methodist Museum, named after the Georgia Bishop of the Methodist...
Arthurdale Historic District

Arthurdale, West Virginia

The Arthurdale Historic District was the first of FDR's "New Deal" towns, visited by...
Asa Packer Mansion

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

Mary Packer Cummings willed the mansion and all its contents to the county in 1912 and...
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...
Ashland Historical Society Museum

Ashland, Wisconsin

Learn more about Ashland’s past with a visit to the Ashland Historical Society...
Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate

Lexington, Kentucky

Visiting Ashland, The Henry Clay Estate is like taking a step back in time. Allow at...
Association Of Midwest Museums

St. Louis, Missouri

AMM provides a forum for dialogue and an exchange of ideas, provides resources to create...
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...
Athens Cultural Center

Athens, New York

The center offers a full schedule of arts and cultural programming, community events,...
Athens Historic District

Lexington, Kentucky

The village is located in the heart of the Bluegrass Region of Kentucky. In 1775 a fort...
Atlantic Heritage Center

Somers Point, New Jersey

The Atlantic Heritage Center has been collecting local objects from the nostalgic past...
Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum

Auburn, Indiana

The Auburn Cord Duesenberg Museum, a not-for-profit educational corporation, is committed...
Audubon House & Tropical Gardens

Key West, Florida

Famed ornithologist John James Audubon spent much productive time during his 1832 visit...
Augusta Canal

Augusta, Georgia

Visitors can float past 200 years of Georgia history on a replica canal cargo boat, visit...
Augusta Museum Of History

Augusta, Georgia

Founded in 1937, the Augusta Museum of History is Augusta’s oldest historical...
Augustus Lutheran Church

Collegeville, Pennsylvania

The first church building of Augustus Lutheran Church is still standing and is the oldest...
Aurora History Museum

Aurora, Colorado

The museum strives to reach more and more citizens with local history programs and...
Austin Carriage Museum

Weirsdale, Florida

The Florida Carriage Museum & Resort is home to one of the worlds finest collections...
Autauga County Heritage Association

Prattville, Alabama

Residents of Autauga County, Ala., can go to the ACHA museum to research family history...
Automotive Heritage Museum

Kokomo, Indiana

The Pioneer Auto Club began showing cars in the early 1950's. Their early vision of an...
Avery Research Center For African American History & Culture

Charleston, South Carolina

The Avery Research Center for African American History and Culture at the College of...
Aviation Museum Of Kentucky

Lexington, Kentucky

This 12,000-square-foot museum, located in a hangar on Lexington's Blue Grass Airport,...
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-...
Aztec Ruins National Monument

Aztec, New Mexico

Aztec Ruins provides visitors an intimate opportunity to explore the ancient Puebloan...
B&O Railroad Museum

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum holds the oldest, most diverse American railroad collection in the world.The...
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...
Backstreet Cultural Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Backstreet Cultural Museum contains exhibits, artifacts, memorabilia, films and...
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 Block Museum

Baker, Florida

The Baker Block Museum specializes in local history. It has exhibits on a range of topics...
Baker Mansion

Altoona, Pennsylvania

Baker Mansion was originally home to ironmaster Elias Baker and his family. Baker...
Baldwin Reynolds House

Meadville, Pennsylvania

First purchased in 1840 from by Justice Henry Baldwin from Squire Lord, the house has...
Baltimore Museum Of Art

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum features an eclectic mix of artwork from different cultures, ranging from...
Baltimore Museum Of Industry

Baltimore, Maryland

Founded in 1977 and located now in the historic Platt Oyster Cannery building, this...
Banadero Cave

Saipan,

The Marianas were captured by Japan in 1914 and became a bloody battle ground in World...
Bandelier

Los Alamos, New Mexico

Bandelier has a long human history and links to the modern Pueblos. Early Spanish...
Bannack State Park

Dillon, Montana

As news of the gold strike spread many prospectors and businessmen rushed to Bannack...
Banneker Douglass Museum

Annapolis, Maryland

The Banneker-Douglass Museum is named for Benjamin Banneker and Frederick Douglass, and...
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...
Barbour County Historical Museum

Philippi, West Virginia

Barker Mansion

Michigan City, Indiana

Much of the decor consists of authentic Barker family artifacts, including furnishings...
Barlow House Museum

Barlow, Kentucky

On display in the house are many wonderful examples of Mr. Barlow's varied and valued...
Barnacle, The

Miami, Florida

The distinctive vernacular architecture that prevailed in Miami at the end of the 19th...
Barnes Foundation

Merion Station, Pennsylvania

This art gallery possesses more than 2500 objects, including 800 paintings estimated to...
Barona Museum

Lakeside, California

The museum’s collection represents thousands of years of history—some objects...
Barratt's Chapel and Museum

Frederica, Delaware

Under the direction of John Wesley after the American Revolutionary War, Thomas Coke and...
Barrington Hall

Roswell, Georgia

The surrounding seven acres of original grounds look the same as they did 160 years ago....
Bartlett Historical Society

Bartlett, New Hampshire

The town of Bartlett is named for Dr. Josiah Bartlett of Kingston, the first chief...
Bartow History Center

Cartersville, Georgia

The museum documents the history of northwest Georgia's Bartow County, spanning more than...
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 Acre Park

Dundalk, Maryland

The Battle of North Point occurred at this site on September 12, 1814. Battle Acre Park...
Battle Of Lexington State Historic Site

Lexington, Missouri

The house, which changed hands three times,  provided the downstairs hallway where...
Battle Of Plattsburgh Center And War Of 1812 Museum

Plattsburgh, New York

The Battle of Plattsburgh Association runs the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center...
Battle Of Richmond Visitor Center

Richmond, Kentucky

In late August 1862, Confederates under Maj. Gen. E. Kirby Smith defeated a Union army...
Battleship North Carolina

Wilmington, North Carolina

Historically, and until most recently, the most capable class of major combatants, or...
Baxter County Heritage Museum

Gassville, Arkansas

The collection of the Baxter County Heritage Museum includes the following: Historic...
Baxter State Park

Millinocket, Maine

Percival P. Baxter was governor of Maine from 1921 to 1924. When he passed away in 1969,...
Bayfield Heritage Association

Bayfield, Wisconsin

Archived materials include maps, early city records, photographs, newspapers, brochures,...
Bayshore Discovery Project

Port Norris, New Jersey

The 115' A.J. Meerwald is an authentically restored 1928 Delaware Bay oyster schooner and...
Bayside Historic District

Miami, Florida

Comprised of four distinct subdivisions, Bayside mirrors the diversity and taste of its...
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...
Bead Museum

Glendale, Arizona

The Bead Museum serves the public through exhibitions and programs designed to heighten...
Beall Dawson Historic House Museum

Rockville, Maryland

Though today Rockville, MD, is a bustling suburb of the nation's capital, it was but a...
Bear Lake State Park

Garden City, Utah

The Bear Lake Valley was first inhabited by Shoshoni Tribes, then fur trappers. Between...