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Catawba County Museum Of History

Newton, North Carolina

It is the story of the American Dream as perceived by the self-sufficient Scotch-Irish,...
Catoctin Mountain Park

Thurmont, Maryland

President Franklin D. Roosevelt created programs to give people a chance to rebuild their...
Chagrin Falls Historical Society

Chagrin Falls, Ohio

The Chagrin Falls Historical Society had its beginnings through the efforts of two...
Chamizal National Memorial

El Paso, Texas

The Chamizal Convention of 1963 was a milestone in diplomatic relations between Mexico...
Chandler Museum & Historical Society

Chandler, Arizona

The Chandler Historical Society was founded in 1969 as a non-profit corporation in order...
Chapman Historical Museum

Glens Falls, New York

Located in the 1865 Victorian Delong House, the museum focuses on the history of Glens...
Charlotte County Courthouse

Charlotte Court House, Virginia

This is the only Virginia courthouse designed by Thomas Jefferson that still exists....
Charlotte Museum Of History

Charlotte, North Carolina

This site includes a regional history museum displaying artifacts from Charlotte, North...
Chaska Historical Society

Chaska, Minnesota

Members have the opportunity to share in many county and local historical programs and...
Chattanooga History Center

Chattanooga, Tennessee

With over nine special collections of everything from art to Civil War memorabilia, the...
Chattanooga National Cemetery

Chattanooga, Tennessee

On Dec. 25, 1863, Maj. Gen. George H. Thomas, “The Rock of Chickamauga,"...
Chemung Valley History Society & Museum

Elmira, New York

The Chemung County Historical Society seeks to deepen our audiences understanding of the...
Chesaning Area Historical Society & Museum

Chesaning, Michigan

In the year of 1835, by the authority of the territorial legislature, the county of...
Chesapeake & Ohio Canal

Washington, District Of Columbia

In the 19th century the C&O Canal provided jobs and opportunities for people...
Chesapeake And Ohio Canal National Historic Park

Hagerstown, Maryland

Originally, the C&O Canal was a lifeline for communities and businesses along the...
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

Founded in 1965, the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum has expanded from a two acre campus...
Chesterfield County Museum

Chesterfield, Virginia

Housed in a reproduction of the colonial courthouse of 1750, this collection tells the...
Chestnut Square Historic Village

McKinney, Texas

Chestnut Square Historic Village is a collection of six historic homes, a replica of a...
Children's Museum of Oak Ridge

Oak Ridge, Tennessee

As a unique educational resource, the museum provides children with the opportunity to...
Chimney Point

Addison, Vermont

Chimney Point on Lake Champlain in Vermont is one of the earliest, mostly intensely...
Chisago County Historical Society

Lindstrom, Minnesota

The Chisago County Historical Society provides a variety of educational programs year...
Cincinnati Observatory Center

Cincinnati, Ohio

The Cincinnati Observatory was founded by Ormsby McKnight Mitchel, who, as a Professor at...
City Of Deadwood

Deadwood, South Dakota

What you'll see in Deadwood today is a careful, accurate restoration of a historically...
City Park Golf Course

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

City Park Golf Course was Baton Rouge's first public golf course, and the city's only...
City Tavern

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Tavern was built "for the convenience and credit of the city" by a group of...
Clara Barton National Historic Site

Glen Echo, Maryland

The house of the famed Clara Barton served not only as her home, but also as the...
Clark County Historical Society

Springfield, Ohio

The Clark County Heritage Center’s purpose is to collect, preserve, and interpret...
Clarke County Historical Museum

Grove Hill, Alabama

Housed in the historic Alston-Cobb house, the Clarke County Historical Museum seeks to...
Clifton Springs Historical Society & Foster Cottage Museum

Clifton Springs, New York

The society’s mission is to collect and display items of history in order to...
Clio Area Historical Depot Museum

Clio, Michigan

The city of Clio is located in northern Genesee County along the I-75 corridor...
Clyde Historical Museum

Clyde, Ohio

Richard Edward Wolfe, a science teacher at Clyde High School, started The Clyde Museum in...
Codington County Historical Society

Watertown, South Dakota

The museum staff provides group tours, research assistance, programs, workshops, and...
Cokato Museum

Cokato, Minnesota

The Cokato Museum has over 8,000 images in its collection. The most unique feature of the...
Cole County Historical Society & Museum

Jefferson City, Missouri

The Cole County Historical Society was formed on July 24, 1941. The dedication of the...
Collier County Museum

Naples, Florida

Surrounding the museum, historic gardens, restored cottages, a swamp buggy, and a logging...
Colorado History Museum

Denver, Colorado

Constructed in 1977, the museum preserves a collection of historic and prehistoric...
Colorado University Heritage Center

Boulder, Colorado

The CU Heritage Center is dedicated to the people, students, faculty, administrators, and...
Columbus Historical Society & Railroad Depot Museum

Columbus, New Mexico

The museum has a large collection of photos of scenes taken both in Columbus and...
Conner Prairie Museum

Fishers, Indiana

Visitors can experience 19th-century American culture in new ways at the Conner Prairie...
Conrad Mansion Museum

Kalispell, Montana

Along with establishing the Kalispell Townsite Company and eventually the Conrad National...
Constitution Hall

Lecompton, Kansas

James Henry Lane had a significant impact on Kansas history and is one of Constitution...
Constitution Square State Historic Site

Danville, Kentucky

Although Constitution Square Historic Site is one of the smallest state parks, it looms...
Coon Dog Memorial Graveyard

Tuscumbia, Alabama

Out of one hunter's devotion to his faithful coonhound was born the "Key Underwood...
Cordell Hull State Park

Byrdstown, Tennessee

The Cordell Hull Birthplace and Museum is a historic site owned by the State of Tennessee...
Coryell County Museum

Gatesville, Texas

The Coryell Museum and Historical Center will provide a wide range of cultural,...
Country Music Hall Of Fame And Museum

Nashville, Tennessee

Started in 1961 by the Country Music Association, the Country Music Hall of Fame selected...
Coventry Historical Society

Coventry, Connecticut

As part of the mission, the society provides local schools with materials and resources...
Cranbury History Center

Cranbury, New Jersey

In 1736, the land now occupied by the Gristmiller's House and the Cranbury Firehouse was...
Crane Phillips House Living Museum

Cranford, New Jersey

The museum offers visitors a rare glimpse of what life was like for a modest family in...
Crane's Museum

Williamsburg, Missouri

The Crane Family moved to the Williamsburg area in 1828 and has only moved about 7 miles...
Cross County Historical Society

Wynne, Arkansas

The extensive archival collection held by this local history organization allows visitors...
Crow Wing County Historical Society

Brainerd, Minnesota

The Crow Wing County Historical Society has been keeping tabs on Crow Wing County's...
Crown Point State Historic Site

Crown Point, New York

During the French and Indian War, Ft. Fredric served as a critical French Bastion...
Cumberland County Historical Society

Carlisle, Pennsylvania

The Cumberland County Historical Society has created a new dynamic museum that will...
Customs House Museum & Cultural Center

Clarksville, Tennessee

Located in the heart of historic downtown Clarksville, Tennessee, the Customs House...
Dacotah Prairie Museum

Aberdeen, South Dakota

The idea for a community museum in Aberdeen dates back almost 70 years. In 1938, John...
Dakota Discovery Museum

Mitchell, South Dakota

Dakota Discovery Museum is attracting kids and their parents with exhibits and new ways...
Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town

Scobey, Montana

The Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town is located on 20 acres just west of Scobey,...
Darnall's Chance House Museum

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

This museum located in a house built for James Wardrop in the early 1740s in the Georgian...
Dartford Historical Society And Depot Museum

Green Lake, Wisconsin

Focusing on the last century of development in the Green Lake area, the Historical...
Deerfield Beach Historical Society

Deerfield Beach, Florida

The Deerfield Beach area saw significant development and growth in the wake of World War...
Del Webb Sun Cities Museum

Sun City, Arizona

The Sun Cities Area Historical Society/Del Webb Sun Cities Museum is dedicated to the...
Delaware History Museum

Wilmington, Delaware

In 1998, the Delaware History Museum opened Distinctively Delaware, the first...
Delaware Public Archives

Dover, Delaware

The Delaware Public Archives is one of the oldest public archives programs in the country...
Delaware State Police Museum

Dover, Delaware

Visitors here can see the historical vehicles, uniforms, and patches of the Delaware...
Delta Cultural Center

Helena, Arkansas

Split into two locations, the first main exhibit at The Depot, A Heritage of...
Detroit Historical Society & Museum

Detroit, Michigan

The Detroit Historical Museum, established in 1928, is one of America’s oldest and...
Dodge County Historical Society

Mantorville, Minnesota

The Dodge County Historical Society serves as a reminder of the history of the county....
Dorothy Page Museum & Historic Town Site

Wasilla,

A 1930s community hall now houses the town of Wasilla's first history museum.The building...
Doss Heritage And Culture Center

Weatherford, Texas

The Doss Heritage and Culture Center brings Parker County’s past to life in its...
Douglas County Historical Society

Omaha, Nebraska

The society maintains a library and archive of local history, thus fulfilling its...
Douglas County Museum

Superior, Wisconsin

Beginning with the strikes of 1889 and 1890, the exhibition will touch on the cultural...
Dr. Pepper Museum

Waco, Texas

Exhibits at the Dr. Pepper Museum take visitors back in time to the very early years of...
Dr. Samuel D. Harris National Museum Of Dentistry

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum explores the history of dentistry in the United States and includes many...
Dunn County Rassbach Heritage Museum

Menomonie, Wisconsin

The msueum's exhibits begin with the prehistoric settlements found in the area, moving...
Durham Museum

Omaha, Nebraska

The Durham Museum provides countless opportunities to discover Omaha's history. After...
Eagle Historical Society

Eagle, Wisconsin

The museum exhibits historic photographs and artifacts that trace the development of...
Eagles Auditorium

Seattle, Washington

On February 6, 1898, a group of theater managers met to discuss some business matters....
Eagles Mere Museum

Eagles Mere, Pennsylvania

The brand-new museum includes exhibits on glasswork, farming, railroad, hotel industry as...
East Tennessee Historical Society Museum

Knoxville, Tennessee

The ETHS Museum offers both permanent and changing exhibits that focus on the rich...
Eastern Oregon Museum

Haines, Oregon

School children love to take a seat at one of the antique school desks and imagine a...
Eastern State Penitentiary

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It is estimated that more than 300 prisons worldwide are based on the Penitentiary's...
Ebenezer Maxwell Mansion

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Visitors step back in time to discover a living record of the comforts and tastes of the...
Edinboro Area Historical Society

Edinboro, Pennsylvania

The property where the house stands was purchased by John B. Clark before 1850 as part of...
Edmond Historical Society Museum

Edmond, Oklahoma

Housed in the former Armory of the 179th Infantry, 45th Division of the Oklahoma National...
Edward H. Nabb Research Center for Delmarva History and Culture

Salisbury, Maryland

The Center is open to all scholars, historians and genealogists of all skill levels with...
Elfreth's Alley

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Alley is a place where you can learn about what life was like for the working people...
Ellicott City Colored School

Ellicott City, Maryland

This schoolhouse was built in 1880 and was the first public school for African American...
Ellis Island National Monument

New York, New York

Opened on January 1, 1892, Ellis Island became the nation's premier federal immigration...
Erie Canal Museum

Syracuse, New York

A gallery full of participatory exhibits gives visitors a look at canal life and promotes...
Essex County Historical Society & Adirondack History Center Museum

Elizabethtown, New York

Through its museum, research library, and public programs, the society seeks to provide...
Estes Park Museum

Estes Park, Colorado

The mission of the Estes Park Museum Friends & Foundation is to ensure that the Estes...
Estes Winn Antique Automobile Museum

Asheville, North Carolina

The car museum is located in the historic Biltmore Industries Weaving Shop, which once...
Eunice Depot Museum

Eunice, Louisiana

In 1893-1894, this site is where C.C. Duson sold the first land sites and named the town...
Evansville Museum

Evansville, Indiana

Visitors can explore through the new and exciting displays throughout the museum. A...
Exeter Historical Society

Exeter, New Hampshire

A non-profit organization, the Exeter Historical Society offers regular programs of local...
Fairfield Historical Society & Museum

Fairfield, Connecticut

The Fairfield Museum and History Center was established in 2007 by the 103-year-old...
Fairview Museum Of History And Art

Fairview, Utah

The mammoth was unearthed on the nearby Wasatch Plateau in 1988 while excavating the...
Falcon Rest Mansion & Gardens

McMinnville, Tennessee

This 10,000-square-foot mansion, built by entrepreneur Clay Faulkner in 1896, included...
Falls On The Colorado Museum

Marble Falls, Texas

At the Falls on the Colorado Museum, visitors can experience local history through the...