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Lincoln Home National Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

Abraham Lincoln left his home of seventeen years to serve as president of a nation on the...
Lincoln Log Cabin State Historic Site

Lerna, Illinois

Today, Lincoln Log Cabin is an 86-acre historic site that is owned and operated by the...
Litchfield Historical Society & History Museum

Litchfield, Connecticut

The Litchfield History Museum invites visitors to explore the evolution of a small New...
Locust Grove

Louisville, Kentucky

Today, the site includes the Georgian house, the original smoke house and eight other...
Locust Grove, The Samuel Morse Historic Site

Poughkeepsie, New York

The property had acquired the name Locust Grove in 1771, when Henry Livingston Jr....
Longfellow National Historic Site

Cambridge, Massachusetts

Longfellow National Historic Site preserves the home of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow, one...
Longue Vue House And Gardens

New Orleans, Louisiana

The home and gardens was born of the dreams of Edgar and Edith Stern, pillars of the New...
Los Altos History Museum

Los Altos, California

The Museum’s permanent interactive exhibit, "The Crown of the Peninsula,...
Lotz House

Franklin, Tennessee

In 1855, German immigrant Johann Albert Lotz purchased five acres of land from Fountain...
Louis Armstrong House & Archives

Corona, New York

Louis Armstrong was certainly wealthy enough to live just about anywhere in the world....
Luther Burbank Home And Gardens

Santa Rosa, California

Luther Burbank was born in Lancaster, Massachusetts, on March 7, 1849. In California, his...
Lyman Museum & Mission House

Hilo, Hawaii

Today, the Mission House has been preserved, and is on both the State and National...
Lyndon B. Johnson National Historical Park

Johnson City, Texas

This entire "circle of life" gives the visitor a unique perspective into one of...
Lynnhaven House

Virginia Beach, Virginia

The 19th century burial ground of the Boush family stands watch to the south of the house...
Mabry Hazen House

Knoxville, Tennessee

The Mabry-Hazen House Museum, listed on the National Register of Historic Places, is...
Maggie L. Walker National Historic Site

Richmond, Virginia

In spite of humble beginnings in post-Civil War Richmond, Virginia, Maggie Lena Walker...
Magnolia Grove

Greensboro, Alabama

Nationally significant as the boyhood home of Spanish-American War hero and U.S....
Malabar Farm

Lucas, Ohio

Inspired by his love of the land, Bromfield restored the rich fertility of the farmlands...
Manatee County Historical Commission

Bradenton, Florida

The commission's responsibilities include: maintaining restored buildings and grounds...
Mann-Simons Cottage

Columbia, South Carolina

Although only one house stands today, the Mann-Simons site historically was a collection...
Manoa Heritage Center

Honolulu, Hawaii

The historic site consists of Kūka‘ō‘ō Heiau, a Native...
Manship House Museum

Jackson, Mississippi

The Manship House was built on a four-acre lot in a sparsely settled area of Jackson when...
Marcella Sembrich Opera Museum

Bolton Landing, New York

The Museum is filled with memorabilia of an international operatic career spanning over...
Marengo County Historical Society

Demopolis, Alabama

This society is housed in the Laird Cottage/Geneva Mercer Museum, which interprets the...
Mariah Brown House

Miami, Florida

This one-and-one-half story Frame Vernacular house was constructed by one of Coconut...
Marietta House

Glenn Dale, Maryland

This house was was home to Judge Duvall during the early part of the 19th century and...
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings House And Farm Yard

Hawthorne, Florida

This site was the home of Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings, the author of many major literary...
Marjory Stoneman Douglas House

Miami, Florida

Author, activist, and Medal of Freedom honoree Marjory Stoneman Douglas lived and worked...
Mark Twain Birthplace State Historic Site

Florida, Missouri

Details of Samuel Langhorne Clemens’ remarkable life are interpreted through...
Mark Twain Boyhood Home And Museum

Hannibal, Missouri

Discover how young Samuel Clemens grew up in the small village of Hannibal to become one...
Mark Twain House And Museum

Hartford, Connecticut

The Mark Twain House and Museum provides a rich treasury of Twain's triumphs and...
Martin Luther King Jr. National Historic Site

Atlanta, Georgia

Just past noon on January 15, 1929, a son was born to the Reverend and Mrs. Martin Luther...
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Mary McLeod Bethune, political activist for racial and gender equality, established the...
Mary Todd Lincoln House

Lexington, Kentucky

Mary Todd was not born at this house but moved here with her family in 1832 when she was...
Mcfaddin Ward House

Beaumont, Texas

Today, visitors to the house receive guided tours of two lavishly furnished floors in the...
Mclemore House Museum

Franklin, Tennessee

The McLemore House Museum serves to preserve the heritage of the African American culture...
Merchant's House Museum

New York, New York

Complete with the family’s original furnishings and personal possessions, the house...
Merrill House

Jacksonville, Florida

In about 1875 James E. Merrill started a small iron works in Jacksonville after learning...
Middlesex County Historical Society

Middletown, Connecticut

The Historical Society is headquartered at General Mansfield House, one of the few...
Minnetrista

Muncie, Indiana

Minnetrista's 40-acre campus includes beautiful gardens, a modern museum facility, an...
Moffatt Ladd House & Garden

Portsmouth, New Hampshire

The Moffatt-Ladd House and Garden (1763) is a National Historic Landmark open to the...
Monte Cristo Cottage

New London, Connecticut

The Monte Cristo Cottage was the only permanent home of Eugene O'Neill from his birth in...
Montgomery Place

Red Hook, New York

Montgomery Place, a serene reflection of nearly 200 years of continuous family...
Monticello

Charlottesville, Virginia

Construction began in 1769 according to Jefferson's first design, which was completed (...
Montpelier

Montpelier Station, Virginia

Nestled in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Orange, Virginia, Montpelier was...
Montpelier Mansion

Laurel, Maryland

Ann Ridgely and Thomas Snowden, members of two prominent Maryland families, began...
Moore House

Yorktown, Virginia

The site on which the Moore House now stands was first patented by Governor John Harvey...
Morgan Log House

Lansdale, Pennsylvania

Today the cabin is administered by the Welsh Valley Preservation Society and exhibits...
Morrill Homestead

Strafford, Vermont

Justin S. Morrill (1810-1898) was the chief sponsor of the 1862 and 1890 Land-Grant Acts...
Morris Jumel Mansion

New York, New York

During the decade before the Revolutionary War, the Georgian house, with its monumental...
Moses Myers House

Norfolk, Virginia

Containing a remarkable number of furnishings original to the family, the Moses Myers...
Mount Clare House Museum

Baltimore, Maryland

Mount Clare was the center of Georgia Plantation, a self-sufficient plantation with a...
Mount Gulian Historic Site

Beacon, New York

The original house served as the headquarters of Major General Friedrich Wilhelm von...
Mount Vernon

Mount Vernon, Virginia

Mount Vernon, the beloved home of George and Martha Washington, is the most popular...
Mueller Schmidt House Museum

Dodge City, Kansas

In an 1882 bird's-eye view of Dodge City, the Mueller-Schmidt House is proudly perched...
Murfreesboro Historical Association

Murfreesboro, North Carolina

The Murfreesboro Historical Association is dedicated to preservation and history. The...
Nashua Historical Society And Speare Museum

Nashua, New Hampshire

The museum was named in honor of Sceva Speare's wife, Florence Hyde Speare. The museum...
Natchez National Historical Park

Natchez, Mississippi

Visiting the Natchez National Historical Park will give visitors a chance to observe and...
National Society Of The Colonial Dames Of America

Washington, District Of Columbia

The National Society of The Colonial Dames of America (NSCDA) is an organization devoted...
Naumkeag

Stockbridge, Massachusetts

Naumkeag was the summer "cottage" of the Choate family who began summering in...
Nemours Mansion And Gardens

Wilmington, Delaware

Located on the grounds of the renowned Alfred I. duPont Hospital for Children in...
Newbold White House

Hertford, North Carolina

Abraham Sanders built the brick house in 1730 for his wife, Judith, and their six...
Nichols House

Boston, Massachusetts

The museum educates visitors by providing a unique glimpse into domestic life in the...
Noah Webster House

West Hartford, Connecticut

The Noah Webster House, probably built c. 1748, is the restored birthplace and childhood...
Northampton County Historical Society

Easton, Pennsylvania

The society, which specializes in geneological records, manages three buildings: The...
O. Henry Museum

Austin, Texas

Known as "the master of the short story," O. Henry lived in this 1886...
Oak Alley Plantation

Vacherie, Louisiana

The plantation is located on the Mississippi River between the historic Louisiana cities...
Oaklands Historic House Museum

Murfreesboro, Tennessee

Oaklands is the premier Italianate house in Rutherford County, and is listed individually...
Olana State Historic Site

Greenport, New York

Built high on a hill near Hudson, New York between 1870 and 1891, then as now, Olana...
Old Fort House Museum

Fort Edward, New York

The house museum, originally the 1772 home of Patrick Smyth, has been open to the public...
Old Manse

Concord, Massachusetts

History fills the walls of the Old Manse, from the house's construction in the 18th...
Old Sturbridge Village

Sturbridge, Massachusetts

Old Sturbridge Village is the largest living history museum in New England, spanning...
Oldfields Lilly House And Gardens

Indianapolis, Indiana

In conjunction with the Indianapolis Museum of Art, the Oldfields Estate was once home to...
Orange County Agricultural And Nikkei Heritage Museum At The Fullerton Arboretum

Fullerton, California

The current exhibit, Determined Lot: Resilient Pioneers Forge a New County’s Future...
Orchard House

Concord, Massachusetts

Orchard House was the Alcott family's most permanent home (from 1858 to 1877). Louisa May...
Oscar Anderson House Museum

Anchorage, Alaska

Home to one of Anchorage's early settlers, this family house turned museum preserves a...
Pabst Mansion

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

In 1892, the Flemish Renaissance Revival Mansion of Captain Frederick Pabst, world famous...
Packwood House Museum

Lewisburg, Pennsylvania

This museum was originally a 200-year old log cabin before it became the home of two...
Paine Gillam Scott Museum

St. Johns, Michigan

In 1858 John W. Paine, a native of New York State, came to St. Johns from Rochester...
Pardee Home Museum

Oakland, California

Because all of the furnishings and collections are original and authentic, without...
Pasadena Museum Of History

Pasadena, California

Tours of the Fenyes Mansion and Finnish Folk Art Museum, changing exhibits in the History...
Pawnee Bill Ranch

Pawnee, Oklahoma

Visitors can now tour Pawnee Bill and his wife, May's, 14 room mansion, fully furnished...
Pearce Mcallister Cottage

Denver, Colorado

Today, the Pearce-McAllister Cottage is home to the Denver Museum of Miniatures, Dolls...
Pearl S. Buck Birthplace Museum (stulting House)

Hillsboro, West Virginia

This house was built by the Stulting family who emigrated from Holland to America in 1847...
Pearl S. Buck House

Perkasie, Pennsylvania

The Pearl S. Buck House, home to the celebrated author and her international family for...
Pendarvis House

Mineral Point, Wisconsin

In the early 19th century, Wisconsin lead mining was more promising and attractive to...
Pennsybury Manor

Morrisville, Pennsylvania

The recreated country home of William Penn provides a peaceful contrast to the hurry of...
Peralta Adobe And Fallon House

San Jose, California

The Peralta Adobe and Fallon House stand as memorials to the distinct cultural heritage...
Peter Conser Home

Heavener, Oklahoma

The Lighthorse were the mounted police force of the Five Civilized Tribes—the only...
Petersen House

Washington, District Of Columbia

At 7:22am on April 15, 1865, President Abraham Lincoln died on a bed in the Petersen...
Philipsburg Manor

Tarrytown, New York

Cross the bridge over the river into Philipsburg Manor and step back in time. It's 1750,...
Physick House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Dr. Physick took up residence in the house in 1815 after separating from his wife,...
Pitot House Museum

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Pitot House tells the story of life along Bayou St. John since the earliest days of...
Pittock Mansion

Portland, Oregon

The Pittock Mansion was home to Portland pioneers Henry and Georgiana Pittock from 1914...
Pond Spring/joseph Wheeler Home

Hillsboro, Alabama

Once home to prehistoric Native Americans, Pond Spring is the post-Civil War home of Gen...
Poplar Forest

Forest, Virginia

Poplar Forest was an important part of Jefferson’s life – a private retreat,...
Poudre Landmarks Foundation

Fort Collins, Colorado

Incorporated in 1972, the mission of the Poudre Landmarks Foundation, Inc. is to preserve...
Powel House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Built in 1765 by merchant and businessman Charles Stedman, this elegant Georgian brick...
President Benjamin Harrison Home

Indianapolis, Indiana

This museum is dedicated to Benjamin Harrison's achievements and his impact on...
President James K Polk State Historic Site

Pineville, North Carolina

The reconstructed house is typical of those during Polk’s childhood. The kitchen...