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Greater Southwest Historical Museum

Ardmore, Oklahoma

The centerpiece of the museum is the Sam Noble Hall, containing exhibits that recreate...
Greeley History Museum

Greeley, Colorado

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

Greensboro, North Carolina

Visit the museum and view a vintage moving picture in the Crystal Theatre, listen in on a...
Griffith Quarry Museum

Penryn, California

Complete with some of the original office furniture of the Penryn Granite Works, the...
Groveland Museum

Groveland, California

With displays about Spanish settlement, local agricultural history, historic newspapers,...
Hacienda De Los Martinez

Taos, New Mexico

Built in 1804 by Severino Martin (later changed to Martinez), this fortress-like building...
Hanford Mills Museum

East Meredith, New York

In 1898, Hanford Mills harnessed the waters of Kortright Creek to provide the town with...
Har Ber Village

Grove, Oklahoma

Built as a gift to the public from Harvey and Bernice Jones, Har-Ber Village is a...
Harn Homestead & 1849ers Museum

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

The History of the Harn Homestead spans over 100 years. Visitors can share in the...
Hayward Area Historical Society Museum

Hayward, California

The lands that were originally inhabited by Ohlone Indians are now sprawling suburban...
Healy House Museum And Dexter Cabin

Leadville, Colorado

James V. Dexter's surprisingly plush 1879 log cabin was the Leadville residence of the...
Heidrick Ag History Center

Woodland, California

This museum explores the marvels of agriculture and commercial trucking through 130,000...
Hensley's Settlement

Cumberland Gap, Virginia

Part of Cumberland Gap National Park, this rural Appalachian area on top of Brush...
Heritage Farm Museum And Village

Huntington, West Virginia

Tour the entire village to get a glimpse of a craftsman at work in the Blacksmith shop...
Heritage Farmstead & Learning Center

Statesville, North Carolina

A variety of living history sites including a log cabin and a blacksmith shop recreate...
Heritage Farmstead Museum

Plano, Texas

The Heritage Farmstead Museum offers a four acre complex with row crops, gardens, a...
Heritage House Museum And Santa Manuela Schoolhouse

Arroyo Grande, California

Along with the numerous artifacts in the main house, the South County Historical Society'...
Heritage Village

Largo, Florida

Heritage Village, Pinellas County's 21-acre living history museum, is located in the...
Historic Arkansas Museum

Little Rock, Arkansas

The Historic Arkansas Museum is a historic-site museum of Arkansas’ frontier days....
Historic Oak View County Park

Raleigh, North Carolina

The recorded history of Oak View began in 1829 when Benton Southworth Donaldson Williams...
Historic Spanish Point

Osprey, Florida

Sitting upon 30 acres, this museum features a number of regional history exhibits....
Historic Village And Deale Area Museum

Tracys Landing, Maryland

This site commemorates the first town established on Herring Bay. Find out about...
Historical Museum Of Southern Florida

Miami, Florida

An expansive museum examining the history of southern Florida from the arrival of the...
Historical Society Of Palm Beach County

West Palm Beach, Florida

Housed in the historic 1916 Courthouse, the Historical Society of Palm Beach County...
History Museum Of Los Gatos

Los Gatos, California

At the museum, visitors can find out how "Mountain Charlie" McKiernan, a...
History Museum of Western Virginia

Roanoke, Virginia

Located in downtown Roanoke, the History Museum of Western Virginia covers centuries of...
Hollenberg Pony Express Station

Hanover, Kansas

One can almost hear the thundering of horse hooves and the creak of wagons as Pony...
Hot Springs County Museum And Cultural Center

Thermopolis, Wyoming

The museum has a Main Street exhibit which contains recreations of a dozen stores from...
Hotel De Paris Museum

Georgetown, Colorado

The NSCDA in Colorado purchased the building in 1954 and now operates it as the only...
Hubbard Museum Of The American West

Ruidoso Downs, New Mexico

The mission of the Hubbard Museum of the American West is to collect, preserve and...
Hubbell Trading Post

Ganado, Arizona

During the four years held at Bosque Redondo, Navajos were introduced to many new things...
Hutchinson County Historical Museum

Borger, Texas

The Hutchinson County Museum is a regional history museum in the Texas Panhandle. Our...
Hyde Log Cabin

Grand Isle, Vermont

This one-and-a half story structure was built by Jedediah Hyde, Jr. circa 1783. Made of...
Independence Rock

Muddy Gap, Wyoming

Independence Rock stands 6,028 feet (1,808.3m) above sea level. The tallest point of the...
J.m. Davis Arms And Historical Museum

Claremore, Oklahoma

John Monroe Davis received his first gun at the age of 7. That was the start of his...
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 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...
Japanese American National Museum

Los Angeles, California

Rotating exhibits display numerous elements of Japanese life and art, both past and...
Jefferson National Expansion Memorial

St. Louis, Missouri

Thomas Jefferson’s vision of the spread of freedom and democracy from “sea to...
Jerusalem Mill

Kingsville, Maryland

A 318 acre tract of land was patented to Nicholas Hempstead and John Walley in 1687, and...
Jim Gatchell Memorial Museum

Buffalo, Wyoming

Jim Gatchell came to Buffalo in 1900 to establish a drug store on Buffalo’s Main...
Joachim Regional Museum

Dickinson, North Dakota

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

Osawatomie, Kansas

Reverend Samuel Adair and his wife, Florella were peaceful abolitionists who came to...
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 Wesley Powell Memorial Museum

Page, Arizona

Other exhibits focus on the geology of the canyons cut by the Colorado and the history...
Jupiter Inlet Lighthouse And Museum

Jupiter, Florida

The museum is owned and run by the Loxahatchee River Historical Society, which also...
Kansas Museum Of History

Topeka, Kansas

Award-winning exhibits on the state's colorful past fill the spacious main gallery at the...
Kauffman House Museum

Grand Lake, Colorado

The Kauffman House is an excellent example of an early residence and tourist hotel. It...
Kelley House Museum

Mendocino, California

This historic home, built in 1861, offers exhibits on the cultural heritage of the...
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...
Kingsley Plantation

Jacksonville, Florida

The Kingsley Plantation, administered by the National Park Service, is located on Fort...
Klondike Gold Rush Seattle Unit National Historical Park

Seattle, Washington

The Klondike Gold Rush National Historical Park Visitor Center offers visitors a chance...
Knife River Indian Villages National Historic Site

Stanton, North Dakota

Knife River is made up of three large villages and is the site of the friendly...
Koreshan State Historic Site

Estero, Florida

Throughout its history, Florida has welcomed pioneers of all kinds. Cyrus Reed Teed was...
Lafayette Miners Museum

Lafayette, Colorado

In December of 1913, coal miner William E. Lewis and his family purchased the home. from...
Lake Jackson Historical Museum

Lake Jackson, Texas

Visitors to the Lake Jackson Historical Museum can experience life in the Lake...
Lanterman House And Historical Museum

La Cañada Flintridge, California

Completed in 1915, the Lanterman House was built by the second generation of La Ca...
Laramie Plains Museum

Laramie, Wyoming

The museum offers guided tours of the thirty-room mansion. The rooms are filled with...
Laura Ingalls Wilder Historic Home And Museum

Mansfield, Missouri

The Museum exhibits include artifacts spanning over a century of the lives of the...
Laura Ingalls Wilder Memorial Society

De Smet, South Dakota

Visitors experience a unique journey into Laura's life and history with a trip to the...
Lawrenceburg Public Square

Lawrenceburg, Tennessee

Small shops, frequented by citizens and visitors, surround the Lawrenceburg Public Square...
Lehigh Valley Heritage Center

Allentown, Pennsylvania

A museum exploring the history of the settlement of the Lehigh Valley. The museum traces...
Lemhi Pass

Tendoy, Idaho

Many historians consider Lemhi Pass the most important site along the Lewis and Clark...
Leonis Adobe Museum

Calabasas, California

Visitors can experience ranch life of the late 1800's, visit a Victorian-style early Los...
Lewis And Clark Interpretive Center

Washburn, North Dakota

The displays include Native American artifacts, a buffalo robe visitors will be able to...
Lewis And Clark National Historic Trail

Kooskia, Idaho

The Lewis and Clark Expedition, which occurred from 1804 to 1806, was one of the most...
Lincoln County Historical Society Museum Of Pioneer History

Chandler, Oklahoma

Visitors to the museum are first greeted by the old-fashioned traditional 'general store...
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum

Charleston, Illinois

Tour the only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham...
Lincoln Park Historical Society & Museum

Lincoln Park, Michigan

The Historical Society of Lincoln Park supports the Lincoln Park Historical Museum in its...
Lincoln's New Salem State Historic Site

Petersburg, Illinois

Everyone acquainted with the Village of New Salem realizes it is more than a collection...
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices are within the only remaining building in which Abraham...
Little Thompson Valley Pioneer Museum

Berthoud, Colorado

Once home to the Native American, trapper, cattleman, and homesteader, Little Thompson...
Littleton Historical Museum

Littleton, Colorado

Located on 39 acres, the museum consists of two living history farms (one from the 1860...
Livingston Depot Center

Livingston, Montana

Its majestic colonnade and ornate architectural detail greeted travelers until 1979, when...
Log Cabin Village

Fort Worth, Texas

Today, each of the historical structures, furnished with authentic artifacts, provides a...
Lompoc Museum

Lompoc, California

The Museum was established in Lompoc’s former Carnegie Library to display s...
Long Camp Historical Site

Kamiah, Idaho

On Highway 12 near Kamiah a sign at milepost 68 notes that the Lewis and Clark expedition...
Longmont Museum & Cultural Center

Longmont, Colorado

Two of the four exhibit galleries, the Longmont gallery and the Longs Peak Room, contain...
Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, California

The Museum’s permanent interactive exhibit, "The Crown of the Peninsula,...
Louisville Historical Museum

Louisville, Colorado

The main building is historically known as the Jacoe Store and features a variety of...
Luther Burbank Home And Gardens

Santa Rosa, California

Luther Burbank was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, on March 7, 1849. In California, his...
Madeline Island Museum

La Pointe, Wisconsin

The original museum is four historic log structures that have been relocated and...
Manatee County Historical Commission

Bradenton, Florida

The commission's responsibilities include: maintaining restored buildings and grounds...
Manatee Village Historical Park

Bradenton, Florida

The Manatee Village Historical Park features a number of original buildings, including a...
Mandarin Store And Post Office

Jacksonville, Florida

In the 1800s, Mandarin was a small farming village that shipped oranges, grapefruit,...
Mansker's Fort

Goodlettsville, Tennessee

Mansker's Fort is an authentic reconstruction of a 1779 frontier forted station typical...
Mariposa Museum

Mariposa, California

The Museum features ofther mining equipment and historical buildings have been brought to...
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House And Farm Yard

Hawthorne, Florida

This site was the home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the author of many major literary...
Matheson Museum

Gainesville, Florida

The museum is flanked by three other sites: The Matheson House dates from 1867 and...
Mazamas, The

Portland, Oregon

Responding to an advertisement run in the Morning Oregonian of June 12, 1894: “To...
Mcallister House Museum

Colorado Springs, Colorado

Built a year and a half after the city was founded, when most houses were of vernacular...
Meadow Farm Museum

Glen Allen, Virginia

One of the last remaining 19th century farms in Henrico County , this 1860 farm is now a...
Mendocino County Museum

Willits, California

Exhibits cover a number of topics, including the 1960's counterculture, the Greenwood...
Merced County Courthouse Museum

Merced, California

The museum is located in the county's three-story courthouse built in 1875, one of the...
Mercur Ghost Town

Mercur, Utah

The town first came into being in 1870 as Lewiston, when gold was discovered at the head...
Micanopy Historical Society Museum

Micanopy, Florida

An abundance of exhibits reside in the Micanopy Historical Society Museum, which is...
Millyard Museum

Manchester, New Hampshire

The Millyard Museum is housed in Mill No. 3 at the corner of Commercial and Pleasant...
Mission San Luis

Tallahassee, Florida

As Florida's only reconstructed mission, Mission San Luis offers an invaluable glimpse...
Modoc County Historical Museum

Alturas, California

Modoc County Historical Museum houses a large collection of artifacts and firearms...