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Fort William Henry Museum

Lake George, New York

Site of the infamous "Fort William Henry Massacre," the reconstructed fort displays...
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Key West, Florida

Named after 12th president Zachary Taylor, the U. S. Army began construction on Fort...
Governors Island

New York, New York

Over the years, the island has served as the backdrop for a number of historic events. In...
Guilford Courthouse National Military Park

Greensboro, North Carolina

Rangers or volunteers at the information desk are glad to help visitors with answers and...
Harpers Ferry National Historic Park

Harpers Ferry, West Virginia

Stroll the site of John Brown's historic 1859 abolitionist raid, complete with museums...
Historic Ships In Baltimore

Baltimore, Maryland

In cooperation with the USS Constellation Museum, the Maritime Museum operates four...
Historical Museum At Fort Missoula

Missoula, Montana

It is located on 32 acres at the core of historic Fort Missoula (1877-1947), an area...
Horseshoe Bend National Military Park

Daviston, Alabama

In the spring of 1814, General Andrew Jackson and an army of 3,300 men attacked 1,000...
Iwo Jima Memorial

Arlington, Virginia

The Marine Corps War Memorial stands as a symbol of this grateful Nation's esteem for the...
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw, Georgia

It was a swelteringly hot and clear Monday, June 27, 1864, when some of the heaviest...
Kings Mountain National Military Park

Blacksburg, South Carolina

By exploring the Visitor Center, which includes a 26 minute film, exhibit area and 1.5...
Macarthur Memorial

Norfolk, Virginia

The museum is housed in Norfolk's nineteenth-century City Hall, which is both a Virginia...
Mansker's Fort

Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Mansker's Fort is an authentic reconstruction of a 1779 frontier forted station typical...
Maryland Military Historical Society

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum emphasizes the past and present of Maryland military history, including the...
Mcrd San Diego Command Museum And Historical Society

San Diego, California

San Diego’s Recruit Depot is the oldest operating Marine Corps installation on the...
Minuteman Missile National Historic Site

Philip, South Dakota

Here you will find remnants of the Cold War, including an underground launch control...
Montana Military Museum

Fort Harrison, Montana

Spearheading the effort to develop the Montana Military Museum, now five years in the...
Moores Creek National Battlefield

Currie, North Carolina

The battle is commemorated annually during the last full weekend in February. The event...
Morristown National Historic Park

Morristown, New Jersey

The adjacent museum contains two museum galleries featuring a 25-minute film on 18th-...
Mount Independence

Orwell, Vermont

During that historic summer, 12,000 soldiers built a massive fort to defend against an...
Nasa Wallops Flight Facility Visitors Center

Wallops Island, Virginia

Rocket launches at WFF can be difficult to view due to the small size of some sounding...
National Medal Of Honor Museum Of Military History

Chattanooga, Tennessee

The Museum Foundation's Board of Trustees is presently revising it's business and action...
National Museum Of American Jewish Military History

Washington, District Of Columbia

Chartered by an Act of Congress on September 2, 1958, the National Museum of American...
National Museum Of The American Revolution

Titusville, New Jersey

The Foundation is named for an early (1821-1831) Congressman, Dr. Samuel Swan of...
Navy – Merchant Marine Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

Located in Lady Bird Johnson Park on Columbia Island, the Navy-Merchant Marine Memorial...
North Hill Preservation District

Pensacola, Florida

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

Fort Dix, New Jersey

The barracks serves as an educational center for Colonial and American history, and...
Old Fort Niagara

Youngstown, New York

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Old Fort Steuben

Steubenville, Ohio

Historic Fort Steuben was built in 1786 by the First American Regiment for the protection...
Oregon Military Museum

Clackamas, Oregon

As stated in 1976, the purpose of the Oregon Military Museum is to stimulate scientific,...
Pea Ridge National Military Park

Garfield, Arkansas

Pea Ridge is the site of one of the most important battles of the American Civil War. Not...
Pecos National Historical Park

Pecos, New Mexico

The visitor center contains exhibits (text in English and Spanish), a bookstore and a 10-...
Pentagon Barracks

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The Pentagon Barracks of East Baton Rouge Parish has been won and lost by the Spanish,...
Point State Park

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Nicknamed the "Forks of the Ohio," the park is not only the site of a...
Presidio Of Monterey Museum

Monterey, California

Because of the important role of the military in Monterey between 1902 and today, the...
Presidio Of San Francisco

San Francisco, California

For 218 years, the Presidio served as an army post for three nations. World and local...
Presidio Santa Maria De Galve

Pensacola, Florida

This Spanish site, dating from 1698, was the first area made into a permanent settlement...
Prickett's Fort State Park & Prickett House

Fairmont, West Virginia

Both the reconstructed fort and the Job Prickett House are open for public tours from mid...
Pu'ukohola Heiau National Historic Site

Kawaihae, Hawaii

Pu‘ukohola Heiau is one of the most famous heiau (temple) in the Hawaiian Islands....
River Raisin Battlefield

Monroe, Michigan

This is the site of the Battle of Frenchtown, where British and Native American forces...
Rogers Island Visitors Center

Fort Edward, New York

From 1756 to 1759, Rogers Island was used as a training ground for Major Robert Rogers,...
San Jacinto Battlefield & Monument

La Porte, Texas

On April 21, 1836, Mexican rule over Texas came to a dramatic close. The climax of the...
San Juan Island National Historical Park

Friday Harbor, Washington

The San Juan Island National Historical Park provides visitors with an interactive look...
San Marcos De Apalache Historic State Park

St. Marks, Florida

The many different flags welcoming visitors to the park demonstrate the colorful history...
Saratoga National Historical Park

Stillwater, New York

Here in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army...
Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh, Tennessee

Both the Shiloh Battlefield and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center have large...
Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield, Massachusetts

Begin your visit to the site of the nation’s first (& last) armory by finding...
Stone Fort Museum

Nacogdoches, Texas

The campus of Stephen F. Austin State University is home to a fort, and not just any fort...
Stones River National Battlefield

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

The landscapes of Stones River National Battlefield have shaped and been shaped by the...
Submerged Heritage Preserve Program

Lake George, New York

Marked by buoys and open to divers are seven of the 900 bateaux used during the British...
Tank Museum

Danville, Virginia

The Tank Museum has the most extensive collection of International Tank & Cavalry...
Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

The Tennessee Civil War National Heritage Area tells the whole story of the Civil War,...
The Powder Magazine

Charleston, South Carolina

Construction began on The Powder Magazine in 1712 and was completed by 1713, making it...
United States Military Academy At West Point

Highland Falls, New York

General George Washington considered West Point to be the most important strategic...
Vicksburg National Military Park

Vicksburg, Mississippi

Patriotism during the Civil War was deep-rooted, and over 600,000 enlisted men and...
Watervliet Arsenal Museum

Watervliet, New York

A small museum features exhibits on the evolution of large artillery and the arsenal...
Yellow Bluff Fort

Jacksonville, Florida

This military installation, constructed in 1862, allowed both Confederate and Union...