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Cook Hayman Pharmacy Museum

Morgantown, West Virginia

A museum dedicated to 19th-century medicinal practices, on the University of West...
Coon Dog Memorial Graveyard

Tuscumbia, Alabama

Out of one hunter's devotion to his faithful coonhound was born the "Key Underwood...
Cooper Regional History Museum

Upland, California

“From General Store to Department Store” represents an old-time General Store...
Costa Mesa Historical Society Museum

Costa Mesa, California

Unique exhibits contain natural and man-made objects, photographs and maps, newspapers,...
Cottonwood Ranch

Hoxie, Kansas

John Fenton Pratt had no idea when he started building his ranch that it would someday...
Cove Fort

Between Fillmore and Beaver, Utah

The construction of the fort was over-seen by Ira Hinckley. The fort provided safety,...
Cowboy Hall Of Fame

Medora, North Dakota

Display areas interpret and honor Native Americans, trail drivers, homesteaders, ranchers...
Cowgirl Museum And Hall Of Fame

Fort Worth, Texas

Celebrate the Cowgirl Experience – activities and exhibits that capture the...
Cragfont

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Cragfont was the home of General James Winchester, a protagonist of the American...
Crow Wing County Historical Society

Brainerd, Minnesota

The Crow Wing County Historical Society has been keeping tabs on Crow Wing County's...
Cub River/shoshone Indian Trail

Preston, Idaho

Traveling up the Cub River from the Bear River and over into Bear Lake valley you will...
Dakota City Heritage Village

Farmington, Minnesota

With over 20 buildings, including a blacksmith shop, postoffice, and even a jail, this...
Dallas Heritage Village

Dallas, Texas

The museum is composed of 38 historic structure and boasts a working Civil War era farm,...
Daniel Boone Homestead

Birdsboro, Pennsylvania

The Daniel Boone Homestead, located near Reading, Pennsylvania, is a state historic site...
Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail

Kingsport, Tennessee

The Daniel Boone Wilderness Trail begins at Long Island of the Holston in Kingsport, near...
Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town

Scobey, Montana

The Daniels County Museum & Pioneer Town is located on 20 acres just west of Scobey,...
David Crockett Birthplace State Park

Limestone, Tennessee

Davy Crockett's Birthplace has been preserved by the State of Tennessee Department of...
David Crockett State Park

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

David Crockett State Park was dedicated in May of 1959, in honor of one of Tennessee's...
Davies Manor Plantation

Memphis, Tennessee

Davies Manor Plantation is a remarkably preserved historic site within an urban area. In...
De Soto National Memorial

Bradenton, Florida

The Monument marks the supposed spot where Spanish explorer Hernando de Soto landed in...
Del Norte County Historical Society Museum

Crescent City, California

The Main Museum has a wealth of interesting displays. One room is devoted to artifacts of...
Denver Firefighters Museum

Denver, Colorado

The building served as a working fire station until 1974. Now it offers hands-on...
Depot Museum

Sonoma, California

The permanent exhibit depicts the Bear Flag Revolt of June 14, 1846, when a group of...
Dublin Heritage Center

Dublin, California

By viewing the Old St. Raymond's Church, the Murray School House, and the Dublin Pioneer...
Dudley Farm Historic State Park

Newberry, Florida

The plantation complex consists of eighteen buildings, including the house in which the...
Dunedin Historical Society And Museum

Dunedin, Florida

The museum contains approximately 2,000 artifacts, 2,500 photographs and a library...
East Hillsborough Historical Society

Plant City, Florida

The offices of the Society are located on the second floor of the 1914 Plant City High...
Eastern California Museum

Independence, California

The Museum currently has an exhibit on barbed wire as well as the Inyo Good Roads Club...
Eastern Oregon Museum

Haines, Oregon

School children love to take a seat at one of the antique school desks and imagine a...
Ebey's Landing National Historical Reserve

Coupeville, Washington

Historical features of the reserve appear to today's visitors much as they did a century...
Edmond Historical Society Museum

Edmond, Oklahoma

Housed in the former Armory of the 179th Infantry, 45th Division of the Oklahoma National...
Edwin Carter Museum

Breckenridge, Colorado

Edwin Carter was a Breckenridge pioneer and famous "log cabin naturalist."...
El Dorado County Historical Museum

Placerville, California

At the El Dorado County Historical Museum, visitors can take an informative tour, wander...
El Paso Museum Of History

El Paso, Texas

The El Paso Museum of History contains numerous exhibits about various parts of local...
El Pueblo History Museum

Pueblo, Colorado

The museum building showcases the city's history and the various cultural and ethnic...
El Rancho De Las Golondrinas

Santa Fe, New Mexico

El Rancho de las Golondrinas is a living history museum located on 200 acres in a rural...
Elisabet Ney Museum

Austin, Texas

The Elisabet Ney Museum continues to be a place where people of all ages can renew their...
Escondido History Center

Escondido, California

Heritage Walk Museum includes the city's first library, a turn-of-the-century Victorian...
Ethan Allen Homestead Museum

Burlington, Vermont

A short drive from downtown Burlington, the Homestead offers hands-on history,...
Eureka Schoolhouse

Springfield, Vermont

The careful reconstruction of this historic building was completed in 1968 by the Eureka...
Farmers Branch Historical Park

Farmers Branch, Texas

The Gilbert House, built between 1856-1857, is the oldest rock structure in Dallas County...
Faulkner County Museum

Conway, Arkansas

Faulkner County's recorded history begins in 1873, but years before parts of the area...
First Capitol

Belmont, Wisconsin

The First Capitol site features two buildings used during the 1836 Territorial...
First Indian Presbyterian Church

Kamiah, Idaho

Located on the first Kamiah town site in East Kamiah, the Rev. and Mrs. Henry T. Cowley...
Five Civilized Tribes Museum

Muskogee, Oklahoma

Located in a historic building that was built in 1875 and is listed on the National...
Florida Keys History Of Diving Museum

Islamorada, Florida

The diving equipment, artifacts, and exhibits included at this museum document...
Forest Home Farms

San Ramon, California

At Forest Home Farms, San Ramon’s historic park, there will be tours that include...
Fort Abercrombie

Abercrombie, North Dakota

It was also the only post in the area to be besieged by Dakota (Sioux) warriors for more...
Fort Bedford Museum

Bedford, Pennsylvania

The fort was used as the staging point for a number of successful raids during the war....
Fort Benton Historical Complex

Fort Benton, Montana

On the banks of the Missouri River, in the city park, stands a square bastion and...
Fort Bridger

Fort Bridger, Wyoming

It was obtained by the Mormons in the early 1850s, and then became a military outpost in...
Fort Buenaventura

Ogden, Utah

One of the most fascinating periods in Western American folklore is the mountain man era...
Fort Churchill State Historic Park

Silver Springs, Nevada

Fort Churchill was once an active U.S. Army fort. Built in 1861 to provide protection for...
Fort Clark Trading Post

Fort Clark, North Dakota

Fort Clark Trading Post State Historic Site is one of the most important archeological...
Fort Cooper State Park

Inverness, Florida

Located in what is today Fort Cooper State Park, visitors can tour the fort, traverse the...
Fort Davis

Fort Davis, Texas

From 1854 until 1891, troops stationed at the post protected emigrants, freighters, mail...
Fort Deseret

Delta, Utah

The fort was constructed of adobe mud and straw in only 18 days by 98 men. It was 550'...
Fort Douglas

Fort Douglas, Utah

The 1862 fort was built to protect telegraph and railroad lines from the Indian...
Fort Fetterman

Douglas, Wyoming

As an outpost of civilization on the Western frontier, the fort represented protection...
Fort Fred Steele

Rawlins, Wyoming

The construction of the Trans Continental Union Pacific Railroad across southern Wyoming...
Fort Garland Museum

Fort Garland, Colorado

Established in 1858 in southern Colorado, Fort Garland, with its garrison of over 100 men...
Fort Laramie

Fort Laramie, Wyoming

Indians, trappers, traders, missionaries, emigrants, gold seekers, soldiers, cowboys and...
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Located on the New River, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society tells the story of our...
Fort Morgan Museum

Fort Morgan, Colorado

The permanent and temporary exhibits at the museum showcase the variety of history and...
Fort Nashborough

Nashville, Tennessee

John Donelson and James Robertson were both leading settlement parties when they...
Fort Sill National Historic Landmark And Museum

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

The museum at Fort is the largest in the U.S. Army. Its education programs include...
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Williston, North Dakota

At this post, the Assiniboine, Crow, Cree, Ojibway, Blackfeet, Hidatsa, and other tribes...
Fort Winnebago Surgeon's Quarters

Portage, Wisconsin

The building holds surgical equipment of a by-gone day in the Surgeons' Room as well as...
Fort Worth Stockyards Museum

Fort Worth, Texas

Between 1866 and 1890 more than four million head of cattle were trailed through Fort...
Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

Danbury, Wisconsin

Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park is located on 80 wooded acres along the Yellow River...
Fosterfields Living History Farm

Morristown, New Jersey

Originally owned by General Joseph Revere, grandson of Paul Revere, the property is now...
Frank Phillips Home

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Frank Phillips, an ambitious barber-turned-bond salesman from Iowa, came to Bartlesville...
Fred Drummond Home

Hominy, Oklahoma

The Drummond family built one of the most successful trading and ranching operations in...
Fremont County Pioneer Museum

Lander, Wyoming

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum tells the story of the first settlers to the Freemont...
French Legation Museum

Austin, Texas

The French Legation Museum as it exists today represents a conscientious effort to return...
Fresno Flats Museum

Oakhurst, California

The museum complex is built around two restored and furnished homes dating to the 1870s....
Frisco Historic Park & Museum

Frisco, Colorado

In 1983, the Frisco Historical Society and the Town of Frisco officially dedicated the...
Frontier Culture Museum Of Virginia

Staunton, Virginia

The Frontier Culture Museum is an outdoor, living-history museum and educational...
Galloway House And Village

Fond du Lac, Wisconsin

The Galloway House is a 30-room mid-Victorian mainsion boasting 4 fireplaces, Italianate...
Garst Museum

Greenville, Ohio

Run by the Darke County Historical Society, the museum features exhibits on Annie Oakley...
Gaslamp Quarter/william Heath Davis Historic House Museum

San Diego, California

In telling the stories of the land, the buildings, and the people, visitors can gain...
Gatekeeper's Museum/Marion Steinbach Indian Basket Museum

Tahoe City, California

The Gatekeeper’s Museum is a reconstruction of the original Gatekeeper’s...
George M. Murrell Home

Tahlequah, Oklahoma

Born to a prominent family in Lynchburg, Virginia, in 1808, George Michael Murrell...
George Ranch Historical Park

Richmond, Texas

Journey to a place and time where cattle and cotton are king and Texas is a country all...
Georgetown Loop Historic Mining & Railroad Park®

Georgetown, Colorado

Today the Loop is a popular tourist attraction and an uncommon way to see the Clear Creek...
Ghost Town Wild West Museum

Colorado Springs, Colorado

During the Colorado Gold Rush of the 1860s & 70s, towns sprang up overnight and...
Gilroy Museum

Gilroy, California

The Gilroy Museum, housed in the historic 1910 Carnegie Library Building, contiains a...
Gingras Trading Post

Walhalla, North Dakota

Métis, meaning "mixed blood" or "mixed race," is a term used...
Glacier County Museum

Cut Bank, Montana

The Society's "Motto" is a quote by the famous "Sir Winston Churchill;...
Gloucester Museum Of History

Gloucester, Virginia

The Gloucester County Museum of History is housed in the historic Botetourt Building, a...
Gold Country Museum

Auburn, California

The visitors' tour of the museum begins with an excursion into a replicated hard rock...
Gold Hill

Wendover, Utah

The town established in 1892 was named after a gold bearing mountain just east of the...
Golden Pioneer Museum

Golden, Colorado

Exhibits in the museum include: Native American artifacts and timelines, pioneer domestic...
Governor John Sevier Home

Knoxville, Tennessee

John Sevier (1745-1815), early pioneer, Indian fighter, governor of the failed State of...
Grace History Museum

Abilene, Texas

The Grace History Museum features an authentic recreation of a 1940s boot shop, and an...
Grace Hudson Museum

Ukiah, California

The Museum's exhibitions and public programs are thematically shaped by, and linked to,...
Grand County Historical Association & Museum

Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

The association has three museum sites: Pioneer Village Museum Complex, Cozens Ranch and...
Grand Traverse Heritage Center

Traverse City, Michigan

In 1934, Traverse City Park’s commissioner, Con Foster, had an idea. He wanted to...
Granville Historical Society And Museum

Granville, Ohio

The rich archives of the society are a source for the historical documentation of the...
Great Stone Face

Delta, Utah

When the Mormon Pioneers traveled hundreds of miles by wagon train and handcarts to...