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Jackson Barracks Military Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Museum features historic battalion flags, parade uniforms, honors and decorations...
Jackson Hole Historical Society And Museum

Jackson, Wyoming

The Jackson Hole Museum began in 1958 as a private history museum to house the lifetime...
Jacksonville Historical Society

Jacksonville, Florida

This towering Gothic Revival church is the largest pre-1901 house of worship in...
Jacksonville Museum Of Military History

Jacksonville, Arkansas

The Jacksonville Museum of Military History's tradition of service began when the...
Jacksonville Museum Of Science & History

Jacksonville, Florida

The museum displays 12,000 years of history in the Currents of Time exhibit or explore...
Jake Jackson Museum And History Center

Weaverville, California

The museum houses a collection of rare firearms that were the core of the first artifacts...
James A. Ramage Civil War Museum

Fort Wright, Kentucky

This civil war museum preserves and interprets Northern Kentucky's unique role in the...
James D. Roberts House

Carson City, Nevada

Many residences and other buildings were moved from mining boomtown to mining boomtown...
James Fenimore Cooper House

Burlington City, New Jersey

Built in 1780, the James Fenimore Cooper House saw the birth of the celebrated American...
James K. Polk Ancestral Home

Columbia, Tennessee

U.S. President James K. Polk's home is open to the public and displays objects from his...
James K. Polk Memorial

Pineville, North Carolina

The state historic site commemorates significant events in the Polk administration: the...
James Madison Museum

Orange, Virginia

The James Madison Museum houses exhibits on James and Dolley Madison, featuring one of...
James Whitcomb Riley Museum

Indianapolis, Indiana

The house of Hoosier Poet James Whitcomb Riley embodies the sophistication of society...
Jamestown Historical Society & Museum

Jamestown, Rhode Island

The society produces four public summer events to promote interest in the Town's history...
Jamestown Settlement

Williamsburg, Virginia

This is the re-created Jamestown, which features the fort, three ships, and an Indian...
Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, California

Rotating exhibits display numerous elements of Japanese life and art, both past and...
Jay Heritage Center

Rye, New York

Located on 23 acres in Westchester County, the Jay Heritage Center celebrates the boyhood...
Jean Lafitte National Historical Park And Preserve

New Orleans, Louisiana

The six sites of Jean Lafitte National Historical Park and Preserve offer something for...
Jeff's Pirate Cove and Seaside Museum

Ipan Talofofo, Guam

Halfway between the Togcha River and the Cove sits a bunker built during World War II...
Jefferson Historical Society

Jefferson, Wisconsin

The museum includes a collection of Native American arrowheads, an exhibit of stuffed...
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

Thomas Jefferson’s vision of the spread of freedom and democracy from “sea to...
Jefferson Patterson Park And Museum

St. Leonard, Maryland

Seventy archaelogical sites have discovered 9,000 years of human habitation of this area...
Jemez State Monument Heritage Area

Jemez Springs, New Mexico

The village of Giusewa was built in the narrow San Diego Canyon by the ancestors of the...
Jenkins Plantation Museum

Lesage, West Virginia

Jenkins Plantation has survived wars, floods, wind and weather. Since 1835 a large brick...
Jenks Park And Cogswell Tower

Central Falls, Rhode Island

Originally the site of an Indian observation point used during the late-seventeenth-...
Jennings County Historical Society

Vernon, Indiana

The society is housed the North American House, built by Mr. Thomas J. Storey in 1838....
Jerome Historical Society & Mine Museum

Jerome, Arizona

Once the fourth largest city in the Arizona Territory, Jerome boasted a population of...
Jerusalem Mill

Kingsville, Maryland

A 318 acre tract of land was patented to Nicholas Hempstead and John Walley in 1687, and...
Jewish Historical Society Of Metrowest

Whippany, New Jersey

The mission of the Jewish Historical Society of MetroWest, founded in 1990 by Saul...
Jewish Museum Of Maryland

Baltimore, Maryland

The Associated Jewish Community Federation of Baltimore runs this museum about the Jewish...
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

Buffalo, Wyoming

Jim Gatchell came to Buffalo in 1900 to establish a drug store on Buffalo’s Main...
Jimmy Carter National Historic Site

Plains, Georgia

Whether you are a Carter enthusiast, a researcher, or just curious how a small town...
Joachim Regional Museum

Dickinson, North Dakota

The Joachim museum includes art and history exhibits of regional significance, features...
John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art

Sarasota, Florida

Initially built to house John Ringling's personal art collection, the John and Maple...
John Brown Farm State Historic Site

Lake Placid, New York

Radical abolitionist John Brown and his two sons purchased the 244-acre farm in 1849,...
John Brown Museum

Osawatomie, Kansas

Reverend Samuel Adair and his wife, Florella were peaceful abolitionists who came to...
John Dickinson Plantation

Dover, Delaware

It was January 18, 1740 when Samuel Dickinson, a wealthy Quaker tobacco planter and...
John Dubois Maritime Museum

Greenwich, New Jersey

The John Dubois Maritime Museum houses a large collection of Southern New Jersey Maritime...
John Ericsson National Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

During his lifetime, John Ericsson revolutionized several facets of technology. The...
John F. Kennedy Memorial Plaza

Dallas, Texas

The assassination of President Kennedy changed the city—and the world—forever...
John Fox, Jr. House

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

The house was built in 1888, and is filled with beautiful furnishings and mementos of the...
John G. Neihardt State Historic Site

Bancroft, Nebraska

Nebraska's poet laureate John G. Neihardt called Bancroft, Nebraska home from 1900 to...
John G. Riley Center/Museum Of African American History And Culture

Tallahassee, Florida

The John G. Riley Center now features a museum chronicling African-American history and...
John Gorrie Museum State Park

Apalachicola, Florida

A young physician named John Gorrie moved to Apalachicola in the early 1800s when it was...
John Greenleaf Whittier Homestead

Haverhill, Massachusetts

The Whittier Homestead is an outstanding example of the old New England farm, located on...
John H. Chafee Blackstone River Valley

Woonsocket, Rhode Island

The Blackstone River runs from Worcester, MA to Providence, RI. Today, the Blackstone...
John Jay French Museum

Beaumont, Texas

The John Jay French house, built in 1845, was one of the first painted houses as well as...
John Jay Homestead State Historic Site

Katonah, New York

John Jay co-authored the Treaty of Paris, which ended the Revolutionary War, and the...
John Marshall House

Richmond, Virginia

This temple-front, four-room plan house with an Adamesque interior has undergone...
John Muir National Historic Site

Martinez, California

Surrounded by almost 9 acres of fruit orchards and 326 acres of oak woodland, the site...
John Nicholas Brown Center

Providence, Rhode Island

The John Nicholas Brown Center is located in the historic Nightingale-Brown House on the...
John Paul Jones House

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The John Paul Jones House was built in 1758 in Portsmouth, New Hampshire to serve as the...
John Wesley Powell Memorial Museum

Page, Arizona

Other exhibits focus on the geology of the canyons cut by the Colorado and the history...
John Wornall House Museum & Herb Garden

Kansas City, Missouri

Now engulfed by Kansas City's Brookside neighborhood, the John Wornall House originally...
Johnson County Museum Of History

Franklin, Indiana

The museum houses over 10,000 photographs, documents, and other various artifacts...
Johnson Hall State Historic Site

Johnstown, New York

Johnson Hall State Historic Site was the 1763 Georgian home and business headquarters for...
Johnson House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

A dramatic chapter in this country's struggle for human rights, the Underground Railroad...
Johnson Victrola Musuem

Dover, Delaware

In 1967, a memorial to E.R. Johnson was created by the inventor's family and the State of...
Johnston County Heritage Center

Smithfield, North Carolina

On display are some of the Heritage Center's most valuable artifacts: an original copy of...
Jonesborough Washington County History Museum And Archives

Jonesborough, Tennessee

Founded in 1982, the Jonesborough/Washington County History Museum and Archives collects...
Joplin Museum Complex

Joplin, Missouri

The Everett J. Ritchie Tri-State Mineral Museum boasts one of the world's most...
Joseph Priestley House

Northumberland, Pennsylvania

Priestley is best known for his achievements in chemistry, but he was also a prolific...
Joseph Smith Memorial Birthplace

South Royalton, Vermont

Born in Sharon, Vermont, on 23 December 1805, Joseph Smith Jr. was destined for a life of...
Judiciary History Center

Honolulu, Hawaii

Built by King Kamehameha V in 1874, the Judiciary History Center features exhibits and...
Julia A. Purnell Museum

Snow Hill, Maryland

The Purnell Museum showcases local history, as well as the artwork of Julia A. Purnell....
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace

Savannah, Georgia

Scout troops from all across the nation gather to participate in programs at the home, as...
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse And Museum

Jupiter, Florida

The museum is owned and run by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, which also...
Kalamazoo Valley Museum

Kalamazoo, Michigan

Accredited by the American Association of Museums, Kalamazoo Valley Museum is operated by...
Kalaupapa National Historical Park

Kalaupapa, Hawaii

Kalaupapa National Historical Park was established on December 22, 1980. Now more than...
Kaller Historical Documents

Marlboro, New Jersey

The company appeared in "The Guinness Book of World Records" in 1995 for the...
Kampong, The

Miami, Florida

Located on Biscayne Bay in Coconut Grove, Florida, The Kampong contains a fascinating...
Kansas Museum Of History

Topeka, Kansas

Award-winning exhibits on the state's colorful past fill the spacious main gallery at the...
Kate Chopin House/bayou Folk Museum

Cloutierville, Louisiana

The Kate Chopin House was the Cane River home of author Kate Chopin and her husband Oscar...
Kathleen Area Historical Society

Lakeland, Florida

In 1988, three Kathleen women took responsibility for establishing a non-profit...
Kauffman House Museum

Grand Lake, Colorado

The Kauffman House is an excellent example of an early residence and tourist hotel. It...
Kaw Mission

Council Grove, Kansas

The Kaw Mission is more than just a museum that tells the story of the building that was...
Keeneland Racetrack

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington, the heart of Kentucky "bluegrass," has been renowned for two...
Kell House Museum

Wichita Falls, Texas

The Museum features distinctive architecture designed by the local firm of Jones and...
Kelley House Museum

Mendocino, California

This historic home, built in 1861, offers exhibits on the cultural heritage of 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...
Kenilworth Historical Museum & Research Center

Kenilworth, Illinois

The Kenilworth Historical Society was founded in 1922 to preserve and present the history...
Kennebunkport Historical Society

Kennebunkport, Maine

KHS serves as the primary historical resource for Kennebunkport. The collection of...
Kennedy Space Center

Orsino, Florida

The historic Kennedy Space Center offers a glimpse into the space program that helped...
Kennesaw Mountain National Battlefield Park

Kennesaw, Georgia

It was a swelteringly hot and clear Monday, June 27, 1864, when some of the heaviest...
Kenosha History Center

Kenosha, Wisconsin

The Kenosha History Center includes two museum galleries: The Yesteryear Gallery and the...
Kenosha Public Museum

Kenosha, Wisconsin

Established in 1933, the Museum's collections have grown to over 70,000, including almost...
Kent Historical Society

Kent, Connecticut

The Swift House has recently become the focus of town wide attention. Owned by the Town...
Kentucky Coal Mining Museum

Benham, Kentucky

This three-floor museum dedicated to the history of the early coal mining industry is...
Kentucky Derby Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The museum consists of two floors of exhibit space, including a 360-degree theater that...
Kentucky Historical Society History Campus

Frankfort, Kentucky

Located in downtown Frankfort, the campus includes the Kentucky Military Museum, housed...
Kentucky Museum

Bowling Green, Kentucky

Located on the Western Kentucky University campus, this two-floor museum features...
Kentucky Railway Museum

New Haven, Kentucky

The museum's collection of railroad artifacts and memorabilia are all housed in a replica...
Ker Place

Onancock, Virginia

Ker Place was built around 1799 in the Grand Federal style. It has elaborate millwork and...
Kern County Museum

Bakersfield, California

In addition to the many displays of Bakersfield history, walking through the park,...
Keweenaw County Historical Society & Eagle Harbor Lighthouse

Eagle Harbor, Michigan

The copper mining industry got going on the Keweenaw Peninsula in the 1840s. Lake...
Keweenaw National Historic Park

Calumet, Michigan

From 7,000 years ago to the 1900s people mined Keweenaw copper. Native peoples made...
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...
Kincaid Mounds

Unionville, Illinois

The Kincaid site likely served as a trade link between native settlements in the...
King Barn Dairy Mooseum

Boyds, Maryland

At the MOOseum, visitors learn about Montgomery County history and life on a dairy farm....