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San Juan National Historic Site

San Juan, Puerto Rico

San Juan National Historic Site includes forts San Cristóbal, San Felipe del Morro...
San Luis Obispo County Historical Museum

San Luis Obispo, California

Members of the Society had long dreamed of creating a county historical museum where...
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...
San Mateo County History Museum

Redwood City, California

Interactive exhibits include "Nature's Bounty: The Natural Resources that Built San...
San Miguel Mission

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The city of Santa Fe was founded in 1610, and El San Miguel (St. Michael's) Mission...
Sanchez Adobe

Pacifica, California

Sanchez raised cattle for the hide-and-tallow trade. When ships came to California,...
Sand Creek Massacre National Historic Site

La Junta, Colorado

In the 19th century, the United States' movement westward caused many issues with the...
Sand Springs Cultural And Historical Museum

Sand Springs, Oklahoma

Sand Springs is Oklahoma’s only planned industrial town, and this museum was built in...
Sandwich Historical Society

Center Sandwich, New Hampshire

The mission of the Sandwich Historical Society is to collect and preserve the material...
Sandy Spring Museum

Sandy Spring, Maryland

The Sandy Spring Museum's extensive artifact and document collection illuminates the rich...
Sanford Museum

Sanford, Florida

In 1870 General Henry Shelton Sanford, former Minister to Belgium, purchased 12,535 acres...
Sanford Museum And Planetarium

Cherokee, Iowa

The Sanford Museum offers a variety of educational programs for groups on various...
Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Santa Barbara, California

Touring the Historical Museum enables visitors to see a wide array of unique artifacts,...
Santa Monica Historical Society Museum

Santa Monica, California

Visitors can go to the museum to discover the colorful history of Santa Monica....
Sarah Orne Jewett House

South Berwick, Maine

Writer Sarah Orne Jewett spent much of her life in this stately Georgian residence, owned...
Sarasota County History Center

Sarasota, Florida

The mission of the Sarasota County History Center is to promote an understanding of...
Sarasota County History Center Museum

Sarasota, Florida

The History Center maintains a museum at 701 N. Tamiami Trail in Sarasota, sharing the...
Saratoga National Historical Park

Stillwater, New York

Here in the autumn of 1777 American forces met, defeated and forced a major British army...
Saratoga Spa State Park

Saratoga Springs, New York

Saratoga Spa State Park, distinguished by its classical architecture and listed as a...
Saratoga Springs History Museum

Saratoga Springs, New York

The historical Society also fosters public education and chronicles the story of Saratoga...
Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society & Museum

Saugatuck, Michigan

The Museum Committee managed the Saugatuck-Douglas Museum. The committee mounts yearly...
Saugerties Light

Saugerties, New York

Completed in 1869 at the mouth of Esopus Creek, the Coast Guard lighthouse was abandoned...
Saugus Iron Works National Historic Site

Saugus, Massachusetts

Three hundred year old artifacts, working waterwheels, and mill machinery help to tell...
Saunders County Museum

Wahoo, Nebraska

The historical society was formed as a non-profit corporation in 1963 by 31 charter...
Sautee Nacoochee Community Association

Sautee Nacoochee, Georgia

The SNCA maintains the Sautee Nacoochee Center, an environmental studies room, a nature...
Savannah History Museum

Savannah, Georgia

Visitors can see exhibits about the Revolutionary War Battle of Savannah, rare dugout...
Schooner Sultana

Chestertown, Maryland

The HMS Sultana was a Royal Navy schooner that patrolled the American coast from 1768...
Schuyler Colfax Historic House Museum

Wayne, New Jersey

It is one of a few colonial homesteads built before 1700 on the east coast, which was...
Schuyler Mansion

Albany, New York

Philip Schuyler and his wife, Catharine Van Rensselaer, descended from affluent and...
Schwartz Tavern

Blackstone, Virginia

Schwartz Tavern was once operated by John A. Schwartz. Since Schwartz is German for Black...
Science Museum Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors are invited to touch, observe, and explore the impact of science from astonomy...
Scopes Trial Museum And Rhea County Courthouse

Dayton, Tennessee

In 1925, the Rhea County Courthouse was the scene of the famous Scopes Evolution Trial,...
Scotchtown

Beaverdam, Virginia

Charles Chiswell obtained 9,976 acres on what was then the western part of New Kent...
Scott Joplin House State Historic Site

St. Louis, Missouri

In a modest walk-up flat, Scott Joplin and his new bride Belle began their life in St....
Scott's Run Museum

Osage, West Virginia

Scottsville Museum

Scottsville, Virginia

The displays at the museum give visitors a glimpse of life from its beginnings as an 18th...
Scranton Nature Center

Pascagoula, Mississippi

The nature center is surrounded by a beautiful lake and a two-mile cedar chip walking...
Scurry County Museum

Snyder, Texas

The historical gallery of the Scurry County Museum features a chronological look at...
Seaford Museum

Seaford, Delaware

A visit through the Seaford Museum begins with the Nanticoke Indians who used poisoned...
Second Bank Of The United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Located on Chestnut Street, between 4th and 5th Streets, the newly installed "People...
Sedona Historical Society & Heritage Museum

Sedona, Arizona

The main museum building was the farm home of Walter and Ruth Jordan. Its first room...
Seguine Mansion

Staten Island, New York

By 1786, James Seguine had purchased a large parcel of land overlooking Prince’s...
Selma To Montgomery National Historic Trail

Hayneville, Alabama

While at this historic site, there are several activities to participate in. Visitors are...
Sequoyah Birthplace Museum

Vonore, Tennessee

The mission of the Sequoyah Birthplace Museum, a property of the Eastern Band of Cherokee...
Sequoyah's Cabin

Hulbert, Oklahoma

Sequoyah is known for developing a written syllabary for the Cherokee language. In 1828...
Settlers Museum Of Southwest Virginia

Atkins, Virginia

A visit to The Settler's Museum of Southwest Virginia is like stepping one hundred years...
Sewall Belmont House And Museum

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Sewall-Belmont House and Museum is the headquarters of the historic National Woman's...
Shadelands Ranch Museum

Walnut Creek, California

The House provides a rich archive of Contra Costa and Walnut Creek history in its...
Shaker Historical Society & Museum

Shaker Heights, Ohio

The society operates a museum with a collection of over 1,700 objects, a library and...
Shaker Museum And Library

Old Chatham, New York

The museum celebrates Columbia County's strong heritage of Shakers, an 18th century...
Sharlot Hall Museum

Prescott, Arizona

The museum center houses the reception center; the Museum Archives and Library; a lecture...
Sharon Historical Society & Museum

Sharon, Connecticut

The Sharon Historical Society has an institutional history similar to many small...
Sharpsteen Museum

Calistoga, California

In addition to its many historical exhibits, the Museum uses unique and extraordinarily...
Shawnee Indian Mission

Fairway, Kansas

In the 19th century, Americans wanted more land and settlement moved west. For countless...
Shawnee Town Museum

Shawnee, Kansas

The area now comprising Shawnee, Kansas is rich with history and examples of...
Sheerar Museum

Stillwater, Oklahoma

The museum exhibits document life in Stillwater, highlighting the important historical...
Shelburne Museum

Shelburne, Vermont

More than 150,000 works of art are on display on the 45-acre museum campus, spread...
Shelton Historical Society

Shelton, Connecticut

The early 19th-century Brownson House is an example of late-Federal/early Greek Revival...
Shenandoah Battlefields National Historic District

New Market, Virginia

From soldiers and generals to civilians--Shenandoah Valley Americans experienced the full...
Sheridan County Museum

Sheridan, Wyoming

The museum highlights life in Sheridan County with dioramas, photographs and artifacts....
Sherman Historical Society & Museum

Sherman, Connecticut

The house was built in 1829 by David Jr. after selling his mercantile business across the...
Sherwin Miller Museum

Tulsa, Oklahoma

The museum's goal is to educate people about the Jewish experience in Oklahoma, the...
Sherwood Forest Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

The plantation, first recorded in a 1616 land grant, was originally known as Smith's...
Shiloh Museum Of Ozark History

Springdale, Arkansas

The Shiloh Museum tells the story of pioneer men, women and children through a variety of...
Shiloh National Military Park

Shiloh, Tennessee

Both the Shiloh Battlefield and the Corinth Civil War Interpretive Center have large...
Shirley Plantation

Charles City, Virginia

Shirley Plantation is Virginia's first plantation and one of the first economic engines...
Shoal Creek Living History Museum

Kansas City, Missouri

Covering more than 80 acres of beautiful rolling hills in Kansas City North's Hodge Park...
Shofuso Japanese House And Garden

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Japanese House, as it is informally known to Philadelphians, is in a style which...
Show Low Historical Society Museum

Show Low, Arizona

Show Low had its beginning as a ranch claimed by Marion Clark and Corydon Cooley. A creek...
Shy's Hill

Nashville, Tennessee

Today the hill sits in residential suburban Nashville, marked with a state historical...
Sidney Lanier Cottage

Macon, Georgia

Sidney Lanier was born here at his grandparents' home on February 3, 1842, and tragically...
Siege Museum

Petersburg, Virginia

The Siege Museum interprets civilian life in Petersburg before, during, and immediately...
Sierra Nevada Logging Museum

Arnold, California

Interior displays include working models of sawmills and logging camps, historic logging...
Silent Wings Museum

Lubbock, Texas

Visitors can transport themselves into the era of swing music and patriotism and...
Siloam Springs Museum

Siloam Springs, Arkansas

Explore the past through permanent and rotating exhibits highlighting Indian culture,...
Silver Terrace Cemeteries

Virginia City, Nevada

Beginning in the 1860s, a wide variety of fraternal, civic and religious groups...
Simpson Springs

Faust, Utah

Indians used it and early travelers and explorers counted on finding water here. It bears...
Sinclair Lewis Boyhood Home

Sauk Centre, Minnesota

The Sauk Center home provided part of the inspiration for Sinclair's novel Main Street.
Siskiyou County Museum

Yreka, California

The Native American Gallery features one of the most comprehensive portrayals of Native...
Sisson Museum

Mt. Shasta, California

With exhibits like a model railroad depicting the town of Dunsmuir in it's heyday as a...
Sitka National Historical Park

Sitka,

All that remains of this last major conflict between Europeans and Alaska Natives is the...
Sixth Floor Museum At Dealey Plaza

Dallas, Texas

On November 22, 1963, the Texas School Book Depository building was the focus of world...
Skene Manor

Whitehall, New York

In 1874 New York Supreme Court Judge Joseph Potter built the three-story Victorian gothic...
Skenesborough Museum

Whitehall, New York

The Skenesborough Museum concentrates on the history of the area, along with a focus the...
Skyline Farm

North Yarmouth, Maine

A group of preservation minded residents are aggressively pursuing a $1.2 million...
Slate Run Park & Historical Farm

Canal Winchester, Ohio

Slate Run features a variety of habitats ranging from the open areas of grasslands,...
Slater Memorial Museum

Norwich, Connecticut

Dedicated in 1888 and housed in a stunning Romanesque Revival building, the Slater's...
Sleepy Hollow Cemetery

Tarrytown, New York

Founded in 1849 as the Tarrytown Cemetery, the town posthumously honored Washington...
Sleepy Hollow Trail

Sleepy Hollow, New York

If you don't mind a little walking, you can easily trace Ichabod Crane's famous ride up...
Sloss Furnaces

Birmingham, Alabama

In 1881 and 1882, North Alabama planter and investor James Withers Sloss built the...
Smith County Heritage Museum

Carthage, Tennessee

  In 2001 an alliance between the Smith County Historical and Genealogical Society...
Smith Mcdowell House Museum

Asheville, North Carolina

  The 4-story mansion was built on a plantation south of Asheville approximately...
Smith's Castle

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

During the 18th century, large plantations dotted the Narragansett shoreline from...
Smith's Fort Plantation

Surry, Virginia

Nestled on the south side of the James River, Smith's Fort Plantation offers a quiet...
Smithsonian American Art Museum

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Smithsonian American Art Museum, the nation's first collection of American art, is an...
Smithsonian Institution

Washington, District Of Columbia

Completed in 1855, the original Smithsonian Institution Building was designed by...
Smithsonian Lemelson Center

Washington DC, District Of Columbia

The Jerome and Dorothy Lemelson Center for the Study of Invention and Innovation was...
Smithsonian National Museum Of American History

Washington, District Of Columbia

The National Museum of American History offers a collection of Americana as rich and...
Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery

Washington, District Of Columbia

Generations of remarkable Americans are kept in the company of their fellow citizens at...