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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,...
Rosie The Riveter World War Ii Home Front National Historical Park

Richmond, California

This relatively new National Park was established in 2000 and is still under development...
Sackets Harbor Battlefield

Sackets Harbor, New York

The Sackets Harbor Battlefield was the site of two battles during the War of 1812. Today...
Sam Houston Schoolhouse

Maryville, Tennessee

Born in 1793, Sam Houston had no taste for farming. Instead, he enjoyed the Cherokee way...
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 Luis Valley Museum

Alamosa, Colorado

The museum has educational displays featuring artifacts, photographs, antiques and...
San Marcos De Apalache Historic State Park

St. Marks, Florida

The many different flags welcoming visitors to the park demonstrate the colorful history...
Shenandoah Battlefields National Historic District

New Market, Virginia

From soldiers and generals to civilians--Shenandoah Valley Americans experienced the full...
Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh, Tennessee

Both the Shiloh Battlefield and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center have large...
Siege Museum

Petersburg, Virginia

The Siege Museum interprets civilian life in Petersburg before, during, and immediately...
Skenesborough Museum

Whitehall, New York

The Skenesborough Museum concentrates on the history of the area, along with a focus the...
South Carolina Confederate Relic Room & Military Museum

Columbia, South Carolina

The Museum collects and preserves artifacts relating to, or associated with, all eras of...
Springfield Armory National Historic Site

Springfield, Massachusetts

Begin your visit to the site of the nation’s first (& last) armory by finding...
SS Red Oak Victory

Richmond, California

The ship has functioned as both a military and civilian vessel and its service record...
St. Lucie County Historical Museum

Fort Pierce, Florida

This county museum features a collection of artifacts and relics, including uniforms from...
St. Michaels Museum

St. Michaels, Maryland

This local history museum highlights a crucial War of 1812 battle as well as the life...
Steamship Historical Society of America

East Providence, Rhode Island

THE STEAMSHIP HISTORICAL SOCIETY OF AMERICA was established in 1935 as a means of...
Tank Museum

Danville, Virginia

The Tank Museum has the most extensive collection of International Tank & Cavalry...
Texas Heritage Museum

Hillsboro, Texas

The Texas Heritage Museum invites visitors to journey through time and explore the Civil...
Texas Military Forces Museum

Austin, Texas

In a comprehensive history of the Texas Military, the Museum features exhibits pertaining...
The Citadel Archives & Museum

Charleston, South Carolina

The past is brought to life with photographs from the Archives highlighting the exhibits...
The Powder Magazine

Charleston, South Carolina

Construction began on The Powder Magazine in 1712 and was completed by 1713, making it...
U.s. Army Aviation Museum

Fort Rucker, Alabama

The United States Army Aviation Museum, located in South-central Alabama, maintains a...
U.S. Army John F. Kennedy Special Warfare Museum

Fort Bragg, North Carolina

This museum depicts army history and traditions, as well as other Army Special Operation...
U.s. Army Military Police Corps Regimental Museum

Fort Leonard Wood, Missouri

The mission of the museum is to collect and preserve the material history of the Military...
U.s. Army Quartermaster Museum

Fort Lee, Virginia

This museum chronicles the branch of the armed forces that supplies troops with food,...
U.s. Army Transportation Museum

Fort Eustis, Virginia

The U. S. Army Transportation Museum is houses a collections of vehicles and other U. S....
U.S. Army Women's Museum

Fort Lee, Virginia

This museum, located at Fort Lee, traces the history of women in the military and...
U.S. Naval Academy Museum

Annapolis, Maryland

The U.S. Naval Academy's campus features this museum, which chronicles American naval...
U.s. Navy Seabee Museum And Memorial Park

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

The museum collects and displays materials associated with the US Navy Seabees,...
U.S. Navy Submarine Force Museum

Groton, Connecticut

The only submarine museum operated by the U.S. Navy is the home of the USS Nautilus, the...
U.s. Navy Supply Corps Museum

Athens, Georgia

The U.S. Navy Supply Corps Museum, housed in the historic c. 1910 Carnegie Library...
United States Military Academy At West Point

Highland Falls, New York

General George Washington considered West Point to be the most important strategic...
USS Arizona Memorial

Honolulu, Hawaii

The Memorial commemorates the site where World War II began for the United States and is...
USS Barry

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Navy ship formed part of the quarantine of Cuba during the 1962 Missile Crisis. A...
Uss Blueback

Portland, Oregon

The USS Blueback, which features such postwar technological design innovations as the...
Uss Lucid

Rio Vista, California

The second Lucid (AM-458) was laid down by Higgins Inc. Shipyard, New Orleans, La., 16...
USS Missouri

Honolulu, Hawaii

Residing today just outside of Hawaii's Pearl Harbor, this Iowa-class battleship was the...
Uss Turner Joy

Bremerton, Washington

The USS Turner Joy (DD-951), famed Navy destroyer from the Vietnam War, is now maintained...
USS Wisconsin

Norfolk, Virginia

This Iowa-class battleship was launched in late 1943 and went on to serve in multiple...
Valley Forge National Historic Park

King of Prussia, Pennsylvania

One of the most famous sites of the Revolutionary War, the name Valley Forge is...
Van Schaick Mansion

Cohoes, New York

The home, once used as military headquarters, contains exhibits on 18th century life and...
Veterans Memorial Park And Wall South

Pensacola, Florida

Veterans Memorial Park/Wall South, a park to honor Veterans of all of America's wars. In...
Virginia War Museum

Newport News, Virginia

This museum covers all of U.S. military history, including the roles of women and African...
War Between The States Museum

Florence, South Carolina

The collection consists of guns, uniforms, swords, armor, and some personal items. Rare...
War In The Pacific National Historical Park

Hagatna, Guam

At War in the Pacific National Historical Park the former battlefields, gun emplacements...
Washita Battlefield National Historical Site

Cheyenne, Oklahoma

The site protects and interprets the setting along the Washita River where Lt. Col....
Watervliet Arsenal Museum

Watervliet, New York

A small museum features exhibits on the evolution of large artillery and the arsenal...
White Bird Battlefield

Spalding, Idaho

Whitebird Battlefield is located 15 minutes south of Grangeville, Idaho on U.S. Highway...
White County Heritage Museum

Sparta, Tennessee

White County Heritage Museum celebrates the rich history of the highland region of...
Whitestone Hill Battlefield

Kulm, North Dakota

On September 3, 1863, General Alfred Sully's troops attacked a tipi camp of Yanktonai,...
Wisconsin Veterans Museum

Madison, Wisconsin

Wisconsin veterans are honored through this museum's exhibits on military history. The...
Wyoming Veterans' Memorial Museum

Casper, Wyoming

The museum is located on the grounds of the former Casper Army Air Base, constructed...
Yellow Bluff Fort

Jacksonville, Florida

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

Yorktown, Virginia

At this site in 1781, the British army under Lord Cornwallis surrendered to General...
Yorktown Victory Center

Yorktown, Virginia

Visitors can browse the outdoor exhibit walkway that details events that led to American...