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Bear Mountain Bridge And Tollhouse

Camp Smith, New York

As the oldest of NYSBA’s bridges, Bear Mountain Bridge was the first vehicular...
Beattie Powers Place

Catskill, New York

The site, with sweeping views of the Hudson River and the state historic site of Olana,...
Beaufort Historic Site

Beaufort, North Carolina

The Beaufort Historic Association is a private, non-profit, membership and volunteer-...
Beauvoir: The Jefferson Davis Home & Presidential Library

Biloxi, Mississippi

The house was built by James Brown, a wealthy plantation owner from Madison County,...
Beaver Area Heritage Foundation

Beaver, Pennsylvania

Founded in 1967 in Beaver, PA, 30 miles northwest of Pittsburgh, the Beaver Area Heritage...
Beaver County History Center

Freedom, Pennsylvania

The Beaver County Historical Research and Landmarks Foundation was incorporated as a...
Beck Cultural Exchange Center

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Beck Cultural Exchange Center is an interactive museum that researches and exhibits...
Becker County Historical Society

Detroit Lakes, Minnesota

The Becker County Historical Society continues to preserve the history of its people for...
Bedford City & County Museum

Bedford, Virginia

This local history museum is housed in a former Masonic Temple dating from 1895. It...
Bedford Historical Society

Bedford, New York

The society is committed to preserving the historic town and original Village Green, to...
Beehive House

Salt Lake City, Utah

The second Salt Lake City home of Brigham Young, the Beehive House is modeled to appear...
Belair Mansion

Bowie, Maryland

This restored plantation home of Samuel Ogle now displays the history of its residents...
Bell County Museum

Belton, Texas

The Museum guides visitors through the unique and varied history of Bell County. The...
Bellamy Mansion Museum Of History And Design Arts

Wilmington, North Carolina

The Bellamy Mansion is one of North Carolina's most spectacular examples of antebellum...
Belle Boyd House Museums And Gardens

Martinsburg, West Virginia

The historic home, built in 1853, features several different exhibits detailing American...
Belle Grove Plantation

Middletown, Virginia

Belle Grove was home to the sister, Nelly Conway Madison, of President James Madison....
Belle Meade Plantation

Nashville, Tennessee

The centerpiece of the property is the Belle Meade mansion built in 1853. This Greek...
Belle Mont Mansion

Tuscumbia, Alabama

Magnificently sited on a commanding hilltop, Belle Mont is one of early Alabama’s...
Belleville Area Museum

Belleville, Michigan

The Belleville Area Museum first opened at Old Quirk School in 1989, featuring small-...
Bellingham International Maritime Museum

Bellingham, Washington

The museum focuses on the maritime and naval history of the United States. Its collection...
Bellport Brookhaven Historical Society & Museum

Bellport, New York

The society pursues its goals through its museum, its historic house with its ancillary...
Belmont Mansion

Nashville, Tennessee

The moving spirit of Belmont Mansion was Adelicia Hayes Franklin Acklen Cheatham. Born on...
Beloit Historical Society

Beloit, Wisconsin

The Lincoln Center is the home of the Robert and Elizabeth Solem Museum. Located on the...
Beltrami County History Center

Bemidji, Minnesota

The history center itself is home to the Beltrami County Historical Society. It was once...
Ben E. Clement Mineral Museum

Marion, Kentucky

From 1920 until his death in 1980, Ben E. Clement accumulated what has become known as...
Benicia Historical Museum

Benicia, California

During the 19th century, when Benecia was first being settled, the military built an...
Benjamin Rowe House

Gilford, New Hampshire

About 1838, Gilford farmer Benjamin Rowe decided to try his hand at making bricks. In...
Bennett Place

Durham, North Carolina

In 1865 the Confederate General Johnston and Union General Sherman met at the Bennett...
Bennington Battle Monument

Bennington, Vermont

Soaring more than 300 feet above the lovely streets of Old Bennington, a striking stone...
Bennington Battlefield

Eagle Bridge, New York

At this site, New Hampshire, Vermont and Massachusetts militia under General John Stark...
Bennington Museum

Bennington, Vermont

The 28,000-square-foot museum, which owns more than 60,000 artifacts from southern...
Bent's Old Fort

La Junta, Colorado

William and Charles Bent, along with Ceran St. Vrain, built the original fort on this...
Bentonville Battlefield

Four Oaks, North Carolina

In addition to the fiber-optic display, Bentonville's remaining exhibits have received a...
Bergen County Historical Society

River Edge, New Jersey

The museum and library collections comprise the greatest survival of significant Bergen...
Bergstrom Mahler Museum

Neenah, Wisconsin

Mrs. Evangeline Bergstrom bequeathed 632 pieces in 1958 to become the foundation of a...
Berkeley History Center

Berkeley, California

The center contains exhibits about the history of the Berkeley area, both with...
Berkeley Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

One of Virginia's most historic plantations and the site of the first official...
Berkeley Springs State Park

Berkeley Springs, West Virginia

The warm mineral springs that naturally bubble up in Berkeley Springs State Park have...
Berkshire Athenaeum

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

The Berkshire Athenaeum is the public library for the city of Pittsfield, Massachusetts....
Berkshire Museum

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

In 1903, Berkshire Museum founder, Zenas Crane, was inspired by such institutions as the...
Berrien County Historical Association & Museum

Berrien Springs, Michigan

Initial efforts aimed at preserving Michigan’s oldest courthouse, built in 1839....
Besser Museum For Northeast Michigan

Alpena, Michigan

Through research, the museum collects, preserves, and interprets artifacts, specimens,...
Bethel Cemetery

Knoxville, Tennessee

Located on Bethel Avenue and down the road from the Mabry-Hazen House, the Bethel...
Bethlehem Historic District

Bethlehem, Pennsylvania

The Central Bethlehem Historic District is historically important beyond its current...
Betsy Ross House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Betsy Ross House was built over 250 years ago. The front portion was built around...
Beverly Terrace Historic District

Miami, Florida

Built at the height of the Land Boom in 1925, these Mediterranean Revival style apartment...
Biblical Resource Center

Collierville, Tennessee

The refurbished historic structure houses a library, theater, Bible lab, museum store,...
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park

Nashville, Tennessee

The center section of the park features a 2,000-seat amphitheater, composed of terraced...
Big Bone Lick State Park

Union, Kentucky

During the Pleistocene age, which occurred during the last great Ice Age, enormous herds...
Big Bottom Park

Stockport, Ohio

Named for the broad Muskingum floodplain, the three acre Big Bottom park is the site of a...
Big Hidatsa Village Site

Stanton, North Dakota

The pioneers, dispatched by President Jefferson to explore the new land recently acquired...
Big Hole National Battlefield

Wisdom, Montana

On August 9, 1877 gun shots shattered a chilly dawn on a sleeping camp of Nez Perce....
Big House Foundation

Macon, Georgia

Renovations are underway to develop a unique museum that will draw music fans throughout...
Big Stone Gap Museums

Big Stone Gap, Virginia

This complex includes the Harry W. Meador Coal Museum, the John Fox Museum, the June...
Biggs Museum Of American Art

Dover, Delaware

Established in 1993, the Sewell C. Biggs Museum of American Art Museum houses one of the...
Billings Farm & Museum

Woodstock, Vermont

The Billings Farm was established in 1871 by Frederick Billings, a native Vermonter who...
Billingsley House Museum

Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Although Major John Billingsley never lived on the property he acquired from Lord...
Billy The Kid Museum

Fort Sumner, New Mexico

Other displays include the military cavalry sword of John Chisum, more than 150 firearms...
Birmingham Civil Rights Institute

Birmingham, Alabama

The many exhibits on display at the Birmingham Civil Rights Institute enlighten visitors...
Birmingham Historical Museum

Birmingham, Michigan

The Allen House is on the site of Birmingham's first brick schoolhouse. In fact, some of...
Birmingham Jefferson History Museum

Birmingham, Alabama

Jefferson County was founded in 1819. Birmingham, the state's most populous city, founded...
Bisbee Mining & Historical Museum

Bisbee, Arizona

Bisbee's storied past is recorded, reflected, and retold in this museum like no other; it...
Biscayne National Park

Homestead, Florida

Although Biscayne National Park was established for its natural history, signs of people...
Bishop Hill

Bishop Hill, Illinois

Many consider the Jansonist emigration as the beginning of Swedish America. A number of...
Bishop White House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Tours are limited to 10 people, and tickets are distributed on a first-come, first-served...
Black American West Museum

Denver, Colorado

While famous for telling the story of Black cowboys, we are broader than this with...
Black Diamond Mines Preserve

Antioch, California

Guided tours of the Hazel-Atlas mine take visitors through an old mine used to produce...
Black History Museum And Cultural Center Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors are invited to experience the history and culture of Virginia's African-...
Black Police Precinct And Courthouse

Miami, Florida

In September 1944, Miami's first five black police officers were sworn in and given the...
Bladensburg Waterfront Park

Bladensburg, Maryland

This park sits on the site of the pivotal Battle of Bladensburg during the War of 1812,...
Blandford Church And Cemetery

Petersburg, Virginia

This 18th-century church became a memorial to the Southern soldiers who died during the...
Bleak House

Knoxville, Tennessee

Bleak House, an antebellum mansion of fifteen spacious rooms and wide halls, stands well...
Bledsoe's Fort Historic Park

Castalian Springs, Tennessee

Although the original building is no longer standing, the archaeological remains of...
Blount Bridgers House

Tarboro, North Carolina

The 1808 Blount-Bridgers House, “the Grove,” is a national historic landmark...
Blount Mansion

Knoxville, Tennessee

Nestled in the center of Downtown Knoxville's government district, Blount Mansion offers...
Blue Earth County Historical Society

Mankato, Minnesota

The Blue Earth County Historical Society employs many tactics in order to keep the...
Blue Ridge Institute & Farm Museum

Ferrum, Virginia

Museum of Western Virginia history and German-American farm operated by Ferrum College...
Blue Ridge National Heritage Area

Asheville, North Carolina

The Blue Ridge National Heritage Area encompasses the mountains of North Carolina and...
Bluegrass Heritage Museum

Winchester, Kentucky

This three-floor museum in the 1894 Guerrant Clinic building focuses on the history of...
Blumenschein Home & Museum

Taos, New Mexico

In the early autumn of 1898, a fortuitous accident resulted in Taos becoming a great...
Boalsburg Heritage Museum

Boalsburg, Pennsylvania

Historical artifacts unique to the area can be seen on display in the museum. You can...
Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum

Austin, Texas

Three floors of exhibits -- three themes as big as Texas history: Land, Identity and...
Boca Raton Historical Society

Boca Raton, Florida

For visitors looking for a comprehensive experience of Boca Raton's history, nothing will...
Boiling Spring Academy

Brentwood, Tennessee

The Boiling Spring Academy is a restored 1830 one room school house located in Primm...
Boise Train Depot

Boise, Idaho

Union Pacific ended service here in 1971, and the building fell into a state of disrepair...
Bok Tower And Gardens

Lake Wales, Florida

In 1921, Edward W. Bok was spending the winter months in the residential mountain lake...
Bolduc House Historic Properties

Sainte Genevieve, Missouri

Built in 1770 out near the river on the Le Grand Champ field by Louis Bolduc, a Canadian...
Bonita Springs Historical Society

Bonita Springs, Florida

The Bonita Springs Historical Society was formed in 1984 by a small and dedicated group...
Bonnet House Museum & Gardens

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

The American artist Frederic Clay Bartlett used the Bonnet House as his winter residence...
Booker T. Washington National Monument

Hardy, Virginia

Author and orator Booker T. Washington was born in this small plantation, where he...
Boone County Historical Society

Columbia, Missouri

The Boone County Historical Society was formally organized in 1963 and opened its first...
Boone Station State Historic Site

Lexington, Kentucky

Daniel Boone (1734-1820), known for his role in the exploring and settling of the...
Boonsborough Museum Of History

Boonsboro, Maryland

The Boonsborough Museum of History houses a varied collection of historical objects...
Boot Hill Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

Step back into the 1870's as you walk down the boardwalk of Front Street at Boot Hill...
Boscobel House & Gardens

Garrison, New York

Boscobel is situated on a bluff on the east bank of the Hudson River opposite the United...
Bosque Museum

Clifton, Texas

Significant displays at the Bosque museum include an exhibit about the Paleo-Americans...
Bosque Redondo Memorial

Fort Sumner, New Mexico

The center of a million-acre reservation known as the Bosque Redondo, this site...
Bosse Field

Evansville, Indiana

Named after Evansville mayor Benjamin Bosse, Bosse Field opened in 1915 and is one of the...
Boston African American National Historic Site

Boston, Massachusetts

It has roughly two dozen sites on the north face of Beacon Hill. These historic buildings...
Boston Harbor Islands

Boston, Massachusetts

Many of the Boston Harbor Islands contain buildings and structures related to such uses...