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Independence Hall National Historic Landmark

Wheeling, West Virginia

Nearly six years before President Lincoln signed the proclamation making West Virginia...
Ingraham Building

Miami, Florida

One of downtown Miami's most elegant high-rises, the 13-story Ingraham Building is an...
Iolani Palace

Honolulu, Hawaii

This was the official residence of the Hawaiian Kingdom's last two monarchs--King...
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, New York

Johnson Hall State Historic Site was the 1763 Georgian home and business headquarters for...
Kampong, The

Miami, Florida

Located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida, The Kampong contains a fascinating...
Kelton House Museum & Garden

Columbus, Ohio

Not only has the Kelton House contributed to the education of numerous adults and...
Kempf House Museum

Ann Arbor, Michigan

The Kempfs were the most prominent of the German families who enriched Ann Arbor with...
Kent Historical Society

Kent, Connecticut

The Swift House has recently become the focus of town wide attention. Owned by the Town...
Kimberly Crest House And Gardens

Redlands, California

The 7,000 square foot, three-story chateau sits on a six and one quarter acre estate two...
Kykuit The John D. Rockefeller Estate

Tarrytown, New York

Kykuit is a preeminent Hudson Valley landmark. For architecture, remarkable gardens, art...
Lanier Mansion National Historic Landmark

Madison, Indiana

Features 1844 Greek Revival home of James F.D. Lanier, gift shop, recreated formal...
Laura Riding Jackson Home

Vero Beach, Florida

Born in 1901, the enigmatic and reclusive poet Laura Riding Jackson's life spanned nearly...
Leduc Historic Estate

Hastings, Minnesota

William and Mary LeDuc produced a stunningly landscaped architectural gem on the...
Leipers Fork Village

Franklin, Tennessee

Today, Leipers Fork is the area of choice for families wanting a rural atmosphere and...
Lexington Downtown Commercial District

Lexington, Kentucky

This district was vital in the early years of Lexington's history and again during the...
Lexington's Carnegie Library

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington's library has a long, distinguished history. Established in 1795, it is now the...
Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum

Norwalk, Connecticut

Lockwood's financial reversals in 1869 and his untimely death in 1872 resulted in the...
Locust Grove

Louisville, Kentucky

Today, the site includes the Georgian house, the original smoke house and eight other...
Locust Grove, The Samuel Morse Historic Site

Poughkeepsie, New York

The property had acquired the name Locust Grove in 1771, when Henry Livingston Jr....
Longue Vue House And Gardens

New Orleans, Louisiana

The home and gardens was born of the dreams of Edgar and Edith Stern, pillars of the New...
Lorenzo State Historic Site

Cazenovia, New York

The c.1814 Rippleton Schoolhouse operated as the District No. Seven school in the town of...
Louisville Historical Museum

Louisville, Colorado

The main building is historically known as the Jacoe Store and features a variety of...
Lyndhurst

Tarrytown, New York

Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown NY is Lyndhurst, one of America's finest Gothic...
Magnolia Mound Plantation

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The plantation house, now surrounded by an urban setting, was once the center of a 900-...
Mahoning Valley Historical Society & Museum

Youngstown, Ohio

In the first years of the twentieth century, Olive F. A. Arms planned the home she and...
Manatee Village Historical Park

Bradenton, Florida

The Manatee Village Historical Park features a number of original buildings, including a...
Manitoga & The Russel Wright Design Center

Garrison, New York

In the 1930s, 40s and 50s, the signature on a set of dinnerware or piece of furniture...
Manship House Museum

Jackson, Mississippi

The Manship House was built on a four-acre lot in a sparsely settled area of Jackson when...
Marengo County Historical Society

Demopolis, Alabama

This society is housed in the Laird Cottage/Geneva Mercer Museum, which interprets the...
Mariah Brown House

Miami, Florida

This one-and-one-half story Frame Vernacular house was constructed by one of Coconut...
Marjory Stoneman Douglas House

Miami, Florida

Author, activist, and Medal of Freedom honoree Marjory Stoneman Douglas lived and worked...
Matheson Museum

Gainesville, Florida

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

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Built a year and a half after the city was founded, when most houses were of vernacular...
Merrill House

Jacksonville, Florida

In about 1875 James E. Merrill started a small iron works in Jacksonville after learning...
Miami Design Preservation League

Miami, Florida

MDPL provides cultural and educational programs to Miami-Dade County residents,...
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...
Montgomery Place

Red Hook, New York

Montgomery Place, a serene reflection of nearly 200 years of continuous family...
Mount Gulian Historic Site

Beacon, New York

The original house served as the headquarters of Major General Friedrich Wilhelm von...
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, Virginia

Mount Vernon, the beloved home of George and Martha Washington, is the most popular...
Museum Of Mobile

Mobile, Alabama

This museum interprets the history of the Mobile Bay Area and Southwestern Alabama....
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...
Natural Bridges National Monument

Lake Powell, Utah

The scenic drive is open year-round. This paved, nine-mile loop provides access to all...
North Carolina State Capitol

Raleigh, North Carolina

During much of the Colonial period, North Carolina was without a fixed capital. Governors...
North Hill Preservation District

Pensacola, Florida

North Hill is one of the largest residential historic districts in the State of Florida...
North House Museum

Lewisburg, West Virginia

The North House provides a special view of two hundred years of life in the United States...
Oatlands Plantation

Leesburg, Virginia

Construction of the estate began in 1803 in the Federal style and surprisingly finished...
Olana State Historic Site

Greenport, New York

Built high on a hill near Hudson, New York between 1870 and 1891, then as now, Olana...
Old Governor's Mansion

Milledgeville, Georgia

The mansion's history encompasses the antebellum, Civil War, and early Reconstruction...
Old Jail Museum And Heritage Center

Jim Thorpe, Pennsylvania

The Carbon County Jail in historic Mauch Chunk is an excellent example of 19th-century...
Old Louisiana State Capitol

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

September 21, 1847, was the historic day that the City of Baton Rouge donated to the...
Orange County Regional History Center

Orlando, Florida

The Center’s many exhibits look at Florida’s past, from Indian prehistory,...
Palm Beach County History Museum

Palm Beach, Florida

Located in the 1916 Old Courthouse, the Museum interprets southeastern Florida history in...
Pearce Mcallister Cottage

Denver, Colorado

Today, the Pearce-McAllister Cottage is home to the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls...
Pioneer Theater

Reno, Nevada

The Pioneer Theater--Auditorium, now called the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts,...
Pitot House Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Pitot House tells the story of life along Bayou St. John since the earliest days of...
Poplar Forest

Forest, Virginia

Poplar Forest was an important part of Jefferson’s life – a private retreat,...
Poudre Landmarks Foundation

Fort Collins, Colorado

Incorporated in 1972, the mission of the Poudre Landmarks Foundation, Inc. is to preserve...
Preservation Society Of Newport County

Newport, Rhode Island

In keeping with its mission, the society strives to offer its members and the public a...
Providence City Hall

Providence, Rhode Island

Built in 1878, Providence City Hall remains one of Providence’s most significant...
Raney House Museum

Apalachicola, Florida

Apalachicola was a small settlement at the mouth of the Apalachicola River when President...
Rhodes Hall

Atlanta, Georgia

Rhodes Hall has been an Atlanta landmark for generations. It is one of the few remaining...
Riversdale House Museum

Riverdale Park, Maryland

This beautifully restored 19th century estate, which offers tours to the public, was home...
Robert Mills House & Gardens

Columbia, South Carolina

One of only five National Historic Landmarks within Columbia, the capital of South...
Rockefeller State Park Preserve & Rockwood Hall

Tarrytown, New York

The most notable feature of the Preserve is the system of carriage roads built by John D...
Rosenbaum House By Frank Lloyd Wright

Florence, Alabama

An American architectural treasure, this house was built for newlyweds Stanley and...
Rosson House Museum & Historic Heritage Square

Phoenix, Arizona

The mission: To preserve and interpret the Rosson House Museum through collections for...
Ruthmere

Elkhart, Indiana

Ruthmere, a 1910 Beaux Arts mansion, will transport visitors back in time to America's...
Salisbury House Foundation

Des Moines, Iowa

The Salisbury House is meant to preserve, interpret, and share the international...
San Francisco Plantation House

Garyville, Louisiana

The opulent San Francisco Plantation House is a galleried house in the Creole manner that...
Sand Springs Cultural And Historical Museum

Sand Springs, Oklahoma

Sand Springs is Oklahoma’s only planned industrial town, and this museum was built in...
Second Bank Of The United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Located on Chestnut Street, between 4th and 5th Streets, the newly installed "People...
Sharon Historical Society & Museum

Sharon, Connecticut

The Sharon Historical Society has an institutional history similar to many small...
Shelburne Museum

Shelburne, Vermont

More than 150,000 works of art are on display on the 45-acre museum campus, spread...
Shelton Historical Society

Shelton, Connecticut

The early 19th-century Brownson House is an example of late-Federal/early Greek Revival...
Shoal Creek Living History Museum

Kansas City, Missouri

Covering more than 80 acres of beautiful rolling hills in Kansas City North's Hodge Park...
Shofuso Japanese House And Garden

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Japanese House, as it is informally known to Philadelphians, is in a style which...
Slater Memorial Museum

Norwich, Connecticut

Dedicated in 1888 and housed in a stunning Romanesque Revival building, the Slater's...
Society Of Founders Of Norwich & Leffingwell House Museum

Norwich, Connecticut

The Christopher Leffingwell House is unique in illustrating the development from 17th...
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum

New York, New York

An internationally renowned art museum and one of the most significant architectural...
Space Needle

Seattle, Washington

The symbol of Seattle was built for the 1962 World's Fair and features an observation...
St. Elizabeth Catholic Church

Paincourtville, Louisiana

St. Elizabeth Catholic Church is a large brick basilican plan Gothic style church near...
St. Fidelis Catholic Church

Victoria, Kansas

 With a seating capacity of 1,100, St. Fidelis was the largest church west of the...
St. Lucie County Historical Museum

Fort Pierce, Florida

This county museum features a collection of artifacts and relics, including uniforms from...
St. Mary's County Historical Society

Leonardtown, Maryland

The St. Mary's County Historical Society features two museums: one in Tudor Hall and the...
St. Simons Lighthouse Museum

St. Simons Island, Georgia

Unfortunately, the first lighthouse built was destroyed during the Civil War. However,...
Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Staatsburg, New York

Staatsburgh, is a New York State Historic Site located within the boundaries of Mills-...
Strongsville Historical Society

Strongsville, Ohio

In the fall of 1962, twenty Strongsville residents met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard...
Supreme Court Building

Washington, District Of Columbia

Taliesin West

Scottsdale, Arizona

Frank Lloyd Wright literally created Taliesin West "out of the desert." He and...
Taos Pueblo

Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage...
Teackle Mansion

Princess Anne, Maryland

The 200-year old Teackle Mansion was residence to the influential Littleton Dennis...
Thomas Center for the Arts

Gainesville, Florida

Originally built as an estate for Major William Reuben Thomas and his family, "Sunkist...
Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Catskill, New York

Nurtured by the Catskill Mountain region, artist Thomas Cole found a home at Cedar Grove....
Torrington Historical Society & Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

Torrington, Connecticut

When Torrington resident Orsamus R. Fyler (1840-1909) commissioned a new home in 1897, he...
Tucker House

Centreville, Maryland

This Federal-style home is the primary headquarters of the Queen Anne's Historical...
Tudor Place Historic House And Garden

Washington, District Of Columbia

Martha Washington's granddaughter once hosted the brightest luminaries of early American...
Ulster County Historical Society & Bevier House Museum

Marbletown, New York

The one-room dwelling, constructed by Andries Van Leuvan, most likely reflected the Dutch...
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Hyde Park, New York

The Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site was established as a monument to an era...
Ventfort Hall

Lenox, Massachusetts

Ventfort Hall is an imposing Elizabethan-style mansion built in 1893 for Sarah Morgan,...
Victoria Mansion

Portland, Maine

Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of...