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Eastern California Museum

Independence, California

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

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

It is estimated that more than 300 prisons worldwide are based on the Penitentiary's...
Edgar Allan Poe House And Museum

West Baltimore, Maryland

The primary item on display is the house itself, the place in which Poe penned his...
Edison And Ford Winter Estates

Fort Myers, Florida

These estates feature changing special exhibits that explain the history and innovations...
Edsel & Eleanor Ford House

Grosse Pointe, Michigan

Edsel & Eleanor Ford House tells the story of the home life of a prominent American...
Edward Hopper House Art Center

Nyack, New York

The house of Edward Hopper’s youth was built in 1858 by the artist's maternal...
El Capitolio De Puerto Rico

San Juan, Puerto Rico

For Puerto Ricans, El Capitolio de Puerto Rico stands as a powerful symbol of self-...
El Morro (fort San Felipe Del Morro)

San Juan, Puerto Rico

Officially known as Fuerte San Felipe del Morro, this fort sits atop a high promontory...
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...
Eleanor Roosevelt National Historic Site (val Kill Cottage)

Hyde Park, New York

Eleanor Roosevelt chose Val-Kill for her retreat, her office, her home, and her "...
Elizabeth Van Tassel House

Tarrytown, New York

There is no way around this, so we may as well be frank: the location of the Van Tassel...
Elk Rapids Area Historical Society & Museum

Elk Rapids, Michigan

Designed by Charles H. Peale and built in 1883 near the site where the earliest white...
Ellicott City Colored School

Ellicott City, Maryland

This schoolhouse was built in 1880 and was the first public school for African American...
Elliott Museum

Stuart, Florida

This regional history museum features an extensive collection of antique automobiles. The...
Ernest Hemingway Home And Museum

Key West, Florida

Ernest Hemingway finished the final draft of his masterpiece, "A Farewell to Arms,...
Essex Historical Society

Essex, Connecticut

Initially, Hill's Academy served as the main focus of the society for it was both a...
Essex Inn, The

Essex, New York

It has operated almost continuously since the early lake port days, making it one of the...
Eudora Welty House

Jackson, Mississippi

Visitors will see Welty's house as she lived in it. The Department of Archives and...
Executive Mansion

Springfield, Illinois

Carefully restored in 1971, the building houses many treasures. When you walk inside, you...
Experimental Breeder Reactor #1

Arco, Idaho

On December 20, 1951, EBR-1 (Experimental Breeder Reactor 1) became the first power plant...
Faulkner County Museum

Conway, Arkansas

Faulkner County's recorded history begins in 1873, but years before parts of the area...
Felix Valle House State Historic Site

Ste. Genevieve, Missouri

Settled by French-Canadian habitants in the late 1740s, the village of Ste. Genevieve has...
Fendall Hall

Eufaula, Alabama

Fendall Hall is one of Alabama’s outstanding Italianate houses and contains...
Fenway Park

Boston, Massachusetts

Constructed in 1912, Fenway Park is the oldest Major League Baseball stadium currently in...
First African Baptist Church

Lexington, Kentucky

The First African Baptist Church was founded c.1790 to serve the religious needs of...
First Capitol

Belmont, Wisconsin

The First Capitol site features two buildings used during the 1836 Territorial...
First State Heritage Park

Dover, Delaware

Established by Governor Ruth Ann Minner in 2004, The First State Heritage Park represents...
Fisher And New Center Buildings

Detroit, Michigan

The seven Fisher brothers built the Fisher Building as a home for Fisher and Company,...
Fleischmann Atmospherium Planetarium

Reno, Nevada

Located at the northwestern edge of the University of Nevada-Reno campus, the Fleischmann...
Ford's Theatre National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

In 1861, theatre entrepreneur John T. Ford leased the First Baptist Church and converted...
Fort Barrancas

Pensacola, Florida

The Fort Barrancas Area is on Taylor Road approximately a half mile east from the Museum...
Fort Caroline National Memorial

Jacksonville, Florida

The need to compete with their ocean-spanning 16th-century rivals, the Spanish, chased...
Fort Dallas And The William Wagner House

Miami, Florida

Located in Miami's Lummus Park, Fort Dallas and the William Wagner House offer unique...
Fort De Chartres

Prairie du Rocher, Illinois

This site marks the location of the last of three successive forts named “de Chartres”...
Fort Garland Museum

Fort Garland, Colorado

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

Port Huron, Michigan

Fort Gratiot, named after General Charles Gratiot, the engineer in charge of its...
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Located on the New River, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society tells the story of our...
Fort Matanzas National Monument

St. Augustine, Florida

The Spanish completed Fort Matanzas in 1742 to protect Matanzas Inlet, the "backdoor...
Fort Smith Museum Of History

Fort Smith, Arkansas

The Fort Smith Museum of History acquires, preserves, exhibits and interprets objects of...
Fort St. Joseph Museum

Niles, Michigan

Featured exhibits portray the history of Fort St. Joseph, built by the French in 1691,...
Fort Wayne

Detroit, Michigan

The fort was used to house and train troops from the Civil War era until Vietnam. Its 82-...
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Key West, Florida

Named after 12th president Zachary Taylor, the U. S. Army began construction on Fort...
Foster Preservation Society

Foster, Rhode Island

The society's office is located in the lower level of the old Town House, built by...
Fostoria Glass Museum At The Anna B. Smith House

Moundsville, West Virginia

The Fostoria Glass Company began operations in Fostoria, Ohio, on December 15, 1887. This...
Fourth Ward School

Virginia City, Nevada

On November 28, 1876, the excited residents of Virginia City christened their new...
Frank Phillips Home

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Frank Phillips, an ambitious barber-turned-bond salesman from Iowa, came to Bartlesville...
Franklin Court

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Franklin Court was the site of the handsome brick home of Benjamin Franklin, who lived...
Fraunces Tavern Museum

New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern Museum is a survivor of the early days of New York City. It was built in...
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Frederick Douglass' life spanned nearly eighty years, from the time that slavery was...
Friends Of Arrow Rock

Arrow Rock, Missouri

Since 1959 the society has grown from a small group of committed people to a membership...
Friends Of White Water Shaker Village

Cincinnati, Ohio

The nucleus of the White Water settlement formed in 1822 when members of the Union...
Frisco Historic Park & Museum

Frisco, Colorado

In 1983, the Frisco Historical Society and the Town of Frisco officially dedicated the...
Gadsby's Tavern

Alexandria, Virginia

A historic tavern and museum dating from the years following the American Revolution and...
Gaithersburg Community Museum

Gaithersburg, Maryland

The museum features educational exhibits and programs designed to spark visitors'...
Gamble Plantation Historic State Park

Ellenton, Florida

The Gamble Plantation's history stretches from Major Robert Gamble, who presided over a...
Gari Melchers Home And Studio

Fredericksburg, Virginia

This colonial-era home, known as Belmont, was built on a hill outside Fredericksburg...
General Motors Building

Detroit, Michigan

The General Motors Building, completed in 1923, is the oldest extant General Motors...
Geneva Historical Society & Museum

Geneva, New York

The Geneva Historical Society consists of over 1,000 members in and around the community...
George Washington Birthplace

Colonial Beach, Virginia

The Memorial House and Colonial Kitchen were constructed in 1931 to recreate the home in...
German American Heritage Museum

Washington DC, District Of Columbia

Opening on March 21, 2010, the German-American Heritage Museum of the USA will tell the...
Ghost Town Wild West Museum

Colorado Springs, Colorado

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

Montpelier Station, Virginia

George and his wife, Polly, leased the land from Dr. James Madison, great-nephew of...
Gilroy Museum

Gilroy, California

The Gilroy Museum, housed in the historic 1910 Carnegie Library Building, contiains a...
Glebe House Museum

Woodbury, Connecticut

Today, the Glebe House Museum and Jekyll Garden is a non-profit educational institution...
Goodnow House

Manhattan, Kansas

A visit to the Goodnow House is more than a glimpse into domestic life in the 1800s, it...
Gordon House

Silverton, Oregon

The Gordon House was designed by Frank Lloyd Wright, widely heralded as the greatest...
Gov. Jonathan Trumbull House

Lebanon, Connecticut

Governor Jonathan Trumbull's house is unusual in having the only central chimney with a...
Graceland

Memphis, Tennessee

The 13.8-acre Graceland estate, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is...
Gracie Mansion

New York, New York

Gracie hosted elegant dinner parties at his country estate for visitors including...
Graham County Historical Society And Museum

Thatcher, Arizona

Some history buffs have called this museum the "finest small-town museum" in...
Grand County Historical Association & Museum

Hot Sulphur Springs, Colorado

The association has three museum sites: Pioneer Village Museum Complex, Cozens Ranch and...
Granger Homestead Society & Carriage Museum

Canandaigua, New York

Home to four generations of the Granger Family, the Granger Homestead and Carriage Museum...
Granite Falls History And Transportation Museum

Granite Falls, North Carolina

The Town of Granite Falls purchased the historic home of Andrew Baird, one of the Town's...
Gratz Park Historic District

Lexington, Kentucky

The Gratz Park Historic District is one of the most beautiful areas in downtown Lexington...
Greece Historical Society & Museum

Greece, New York

Visitors can bridge the years by stepping into the museum wing and wandering through the...
Greeley History Museum

Greeley, Colorado

Step inside the historic entrance or new glass atrium doors and begin exploring Greeley's...
Greenbelt Museum

Greenbelt, Maryland

This museum includes 2 sites as well as guided tours of the town. The sites are a...
Greenfield Village

Dearborn, Michigan

Entering Greenfield Village is like stepping into an 80-acre time machine. It takes you...
Grinter Place

Kansas City, Kansas

A trip to Grinter Place isn’t just a look inside the oldest home in Wyandotte...
Guilford Keeping Society

Guilford, Connecticut

Along with the buildings, we maintain an extensive collection of Guilford historic...
Gunston Hall Plantation

Mason Neck, Virginia

George Mason was instrumental in the framing of the United States government, but he...
Haddam Historical Society

Haddam, Connecticut

The society operates the Thankful Arnold House Museum and the Wilhelmina Ann Arnold...
Halissee Hall

Miami, Florida

The Sewell family’s house was one of Miami’s most prominent homes. Halissee...
Hallockville Museum Farm

Riverhead, New York

The 28-acre farm preserves 18 historic houses, barns and outbuildings ranging from the...
Hammerstein Historical House

Hollywood, Florida

The house was designed by prominent Hollywood architect Bayard Lukens in 1935 for Vera...
Hammond Harwood House

Annapolis, Maryland

This museum highlights Maryland colonial life during the 1770s. The Hammond-Harwood House...
Hampton-Preston Mansion & Gardens

Columbia, South Carolina

One of Columbia's oldest remaining historic houses, the Hampton-Preston Mansion was home...
Hanford Mills Museum

East Meredith, New York

In 1898, Hanford Mills harnessed the waters of Kortright Creek to provide the town with...
Harold Warp Pioneer Village

Minden, Nebraska

The Pioneer Village complex comprises 28 buildings on 20 acres housing over 50,000 items...
Harrison Township Historical Society

Mullica Hill, New Jersey

Since its foundation, the society has established a national reputation for award-winning...
Harry S. Truman Little White House Museum

Key West, Florida

The museum's exhibits range from the microcosmic (the 1948 election) to the macrocosmic (...
Hays House

Bel Air, Maryland

The Hays House, as it is now preserved, is a frame home appearing as it would have during...
Hazlewood Historical House Museum

Green Bay, Wisconsin

Built overlooking the historic Fox River, Hazelwood was originally the home of the Morgan...
Healy House Museum And Dexter Cabin

Leadville, Colorado

James V. Dexter's surprisingly plush 1879 log cabin was the Leadville residence of the...
Hearthstone Historic House Museum

Appleton, Wisconsin

On September 30, 1882 Hearthstone Historic House, built for Appleton businessman Henry J...
Heidelberg Hotel

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Construction on the Heidelberg Hotel began in 1927, with just a sketch on a napkin....
Henderson County Heritage Museum

Hendersonville, North Carolina

The museum is housed in six rooms of the Historic Henderson County Courthouse. “Let...
Hendrick I. Lott House

Brooklyn, New York

The Lott House, as it is presently configured, was constructed in 1800 by Hendrick I....
Henry A. Deland House Museum

Deland, Florida

The DeLand House Museum was built in 1886 for DeLand's first attorney, Arthur George...
Henry Antes House

Perkiomenville, Pennsylvania

This pre-1760s massive stone home is a classic example of early Germanic settlement in...