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Historical Society Of Saginaw County & The Castle Museum

Saginaw, Michigan

The remarkable "Castle" Federal building in downtown Saginaw had been slated...
Hotel De Paris Museum

Georgetown, Colorado

The NSCDA in Colorado purchased the building in 1954 and now operates it as the only...
Howard County Historical Society Museum

Kokomo, Indiana

The mission of the HCHS is to collect, provide physical protection for, and make...
Idaho State Capitol

Boise, Idaho

Located in the heart of downtown Boise and constructed in the classical style of our...
Independence Hall

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Constructed between 1732 and 1756 as the State House of the Province of Pennsylvania, it...
Ingraham Building

Miami, Florida

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

Cleveland, Ohio

The Intermuseum Conservation Association offers a range of services to its more than one...
Iolani Palace

Honolulu, Hawaii

This was the official residence of the Hawaiian Kingdom's last two monarchs--King...
Jerusalem Mill

Kingsville, Maryland

A 318 acre tract of land was patented to Nicholas Hempstead and John Walley in 1687, and...
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Sarasota, Florida

Initially built to house John Ringling's personal art collection, the John and Maple...
John Paul Jones House

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The John Paul Jones House was built in 1758 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to serve as the...
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...
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...
Leadville Historic District

Leadville, Colorado

Designated a Historic Landmark District in 1966, Leadville is one of Colorado’s...
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...
Lockwood Mathews Mansion Museum

Norwalk, Connecticut

Lockwood's financial reversals in 1869 and his untimely death in 1872 resulted in the...
Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

Wilmington, North Carolina

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is housed in the Latimer House in the downtown...
Lyndhurst

Tarrytown, New York

Overlooking the Hudson River in Tarrytown NY is Lyndhurst, one of America's finest Gothic...
Manatee County Historical Commission

Bradenton, Florida

The commission's responsibilities include: maintaining restored buildings and grounds...
Manatee Village Historical Park

Bradenton, Florida

The Manatee Village Historical Park features a number of original buildings, including a...
Mandarin Store And Post Office

Jacksonville, Florida

In the 1800s, Mandarin was a small farming village that shipped oranges, grapefruit,...
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...
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...
Mission San Luis

Tallahassee, Florida

As Florida's only reconstructed mission, Mission San Luis offers an invaluable glimpse...
Montgomery Place

Red Hook, New York

Montgomery Place, a serene reflection of nearly 200 years of continuous family...
Morrill Homestead

Strafford, Vermont

Justin S. Morrill (1810-1898) was the chief sponsor of the 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Acts...
Museum Of Mobile

Mobile, Alabama

This museum interprets the history of the Mobile Bay Area and Southwestern Alabama....
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...
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 Fort House Museum

Fort Edward, New York

The house museum, originally the 1772 home of Patrick Smyth, has been open to the public...
Old Gray Cemetery

Knoxville, Tennessee

Old Gray Cemetery, 13 acres of beauty and history, is over 150 years old. Although the...
Old Louisiana State Capitol

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

September 21, 1847, was the historic day that the City of Baton Rouge donated to the...
Old Ponce Fire Station

Ponce, Puerto Rico

The Parque de Bombas de Ponce (Old Ponce Fire Station) was built as the main exhibit...
Oldfields Lilly House And Gardens

Indianapolis, Indiana

In conjunction with the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Oldfields Estate was once home to...
Orange County Regional History Center

Orlando, Florida

The Center’s many exhibits look at Florida’s past, from Indian prehistory,...
Parthenon

Nashville, Tennessee

The Parthenon stands proudly as the centerpiece of Centennial Park, Nashville's premier...
Peralta Adobe And Fallon House

San Jose, California

The Peralta Adobe and Fallon House stand as memorials to the distinct cultural heritage...
Philippi Covered Bridge

Philippi, West Virginia

The Philippi Covered Bridge is near the the entrance to Phillipi on Rt. 250. It is...
Pioneer Theater

Reno, Nevada

The Pioneer Theater--Auditorium, now called the Pioneer Center for the Performing Arts,...
Preservation Society Of Newport County

Newport, Rhode Island

In keeping with its mission, the society strives to offer its members and the public a...
Raney House Museum

Apalachicola, Florida

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

Elkhart, Indiana

Ruthmere, a 1910 Beaux Arts mansion, will transport visitors back in time to America's...
San Antonio Botanical Gardens

San Antonio, Texas

The Botanical Society has brought major capital improvements to the Botanical Garden: the...
San Juan National Historic Site

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan National Historic Site includes forts San Cristóbal, San Felipe del Morro...
Scott's Run Museum

Osage, West Virginia

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...
Shelton Historical Society

Shelton, Connecticut

The early 19th-century Brownson House is an example of late-Federal/early Greek Revival...
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. Michaels Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

This local history museum highlights a crucial War of 1812 battle as well as the life...
Strongsville Historical Society

Strongsville, Ohio

In the fall of 1962, twenty Strongsville residents met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard...
Student Museum

Sanford, Florida

The Student Museum offers Seminole County Public School students a unique learning...
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...
Terrace Hill

Des Moines, Iowa

Benjamin Franklin Allen, Iowa's first millionaire, built Terrace Hill as his family home...
Thomas Center for the Arts

Gainesville, Florida

Originally built as an estate for Major William Reuben Thomas and his family, "Sunkist...
Torrington Historical Society & Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

Torrington, Connecticut

When Torrington resident Orsamus R. Fyler (1840-1909) commissioned a new home in 1897, he...
Tudor Place Historic House And Garden

Washington, District Of Columbia

Martha Washington's granddaughter once hosted the brightest luminaries of early American...
Tularosa Basin Historical Society

Alamogordo, New Mexico

The Tularosa Basin Historical Society and Museum has gathered artifacts and stories of...
Us Post Office Reno Main

Reno, Nevada

MacDonald Engineering constructed the building, with the assistance of the Civil Works...
Van Schaick Mansion

Cohoes, New York

The home, once used as military headquarters, contains exhibits on 18th century life and...
Vanderbilt Mansion National Historic Site

Hyde Park, New York

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

Portland, Maine

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

Reno, Nevada

There has been a bridge at this site since 1860, when C. W. Fuller constructed the first...
Washington County Historical Society

Hagerstown, Maryland

The main structure of the Miller House, which serves as the Washington County Historical...
Washington National Cathedral

Washington, District Of Columbia

Since the first services were held in Bethlehem Chapel, Washington National Cathedral has...
Waveland

Lexington, Kentucky

Waveland is considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in...
Wilderstein Historic Site

Rhinebeck, New York

The history of Wilderstein begins in 1852 with Thomas Holy Suckley's purchase of the...
Wilson Castle

Rutland, Vermont

Wilson Castle was built in the middle of the 19th Century in the heart of the Green...
Woodburn

Dover, Delaware

Historians credit Woodburn's historical importance as much to the home's architecture as...
Wright’s Chance/Queen Anne’s County Historical Society

Centreville, Maryland

Dating back to the 1700s, Wright's Chance is a Colonial period plantation house. Records...
Wynnewood

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Wynnewood is the largest extant log structure in Tennessee. It was built in 1828 by A. R...
Yagüez Theatre

Mayagüez, Puerto Rico

Originally constructed in 1909, the Yagüez Theater has been the leader in presenting...