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Lake Geneva Museum Of History

Lake Geneva, Wisconsin

The Main Street exhibit traces the development of Lake Geneva from 1870 to 1930. The west...
Lake George Historical Association & Museum

Lake George, New York

When those interested in forming an historical society came together in the early 1960...
Lake Havasu City Historical Society & Museum

Lake Havasu City, Arizona

Visitors will learn from the past and recognize the need to preserve the historical...
Lake Region Heritage Center

Minot, North Dakota

LRHC was formed in 1974 and acquired the post office in 1977. The building itself is a...
Lakeside Heritage Society

Lakeside, Ohio

The Society operates the Heritage Hall Museum, located in the original Lakeside Methodist...
Laurel Historical Society And Museum

Laurel, Maryland

The Laurel Historical Society and its museum look at a broad range of local history, from...
Layland Museum

Cleburne, Texas

Shelter, foodways, clothing, art and craft, transportation, and leisure are topics...
Leahy Library, Vermont History Center

Barre, Vermont

In 2000, the Vermont Historical Society acquired the old Spaulding School in Barre, which...
Lebanon Historical Society & Museum

Lebanon, Connecticut

The museum complex includes the award-winning interactive exhibition, "Turning the...
Leeds Ccc Camp

St. George, Utah

These camps were typically built of relatively temporary frame construction, and the...
Legislative Hall

Dover, Delaware

The building is a Georgian Revival colonial structure of handmade brick and it has an...
Lenoir City Museum

Lenoir City, Tennessee

Started in 1997, the museum was originally housed in Lenoir City's early city hall...
Levi Jackson Wilderness Road State Park

London, Kentucky

This 892-acre park, crossed by 8.5 miles of walking paths, contains a memorial to the...
Levine Museum Of The New South

Charlotte, North Carolina

The museum's mission is to engage a broad-based audience in the exploration and...
Lewes Historical Society Historic Complex Museums

Lewes, Delaware

The Society's museums include 12 historic properties, nine of which are located at the...
Lewis And Clark National Historical Park

Astoria, Oregon

The Park is made up of 12 park sites located on a 40-mile stretch of the Pacific coast...
Lewiston Historical Association & Museum

Lewiston, New York

The Lewiston Museum was built as St. Paul's Episcopal Church, the cornerstone being laid...
Lexington Cemetery

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington Cemetery was the first rural cemetery in Lexington, Kentucky. The burial ground...
Lexington's Carnegie Library

Lexington, Kentucky

Lexington's library has a long, distinguished history. Established in 1795, it is now the...
Liberty Hall Historic Site

Frankfort, Kentucky

This four-acre complex, situated on the banks of the Kentucky River in downtown Frankfort...
Library Of Congress

Washington, District Of Columbia

The Library of Congress is the nation's oldest federal cultural institution and serves as...
Library Of Virginia

Richmond, Virginia

The State Library, which contains an excellent collection of objects, manuscripts, maps,...
Lincoln County Museum Of History

Lincolnton, North Carolina

As early as 1907, citizens of Lincoln County determined a need in the county for an...
Lincoln Douglas Debate Museum

Charleston, Illinois

Tour the only museum in Illinois retracing the senatorial debates of 1858 between Abraham...
Lincoln Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

“In this temple, as in the hearts of the people for whom he saved the Union, the memory...
Lincoln State Monument

Lincoln, New Mexico

In this quiet one-street community visitors can walk in the footsteps of Sheriff Pat...
Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices State Historic Site

Springfield, Illinois

The Lincoln-Herndon Law Offices are within the only remaining building in which Abraham...
Little Traverse Historical Society & Museum

Petoskey, Michigan

The Little Traverse Historical Society was established in 1905. To this end, and with the...
Lorain County Historical Society & Hickories Museum

Elyria, Ohio

The Lorain County Historical Society was organized on January 26, 1889, at the home of...
Louisiana State Capitol And Gardens

St Baton Rouge, Louisiana

The present state capitol building of Louisiana, a 34-story, 450-foot Alabama limestone-...
Louisiana State Museum

Baton Rouge, Louisiana

Louisiana State Museum, a complex of national landmarks housing thousands of artifacts...
Lovell Historical Society

Lovell, Maine

Its collections are available for consultation by its members and other interested...
Lower Cape Fear Historical Society

Wilmington, North Carolina

The Lower Cape Fear Historical Society is housed in the Latimer House in the downtown...
Lyon County Historical Museum

Emporia, Kansas

The Lyon County Museum and Historical Society was founded in 1937. The current Museum...
Madeline Island Museum

La Pointe, Wisconsin

The original museum is four historic log structures that have been relocated and...
Madison Historical Society

Madison, New Jersey

The purpose of the Madison Historical Society is to assemble, record and preserve all...
Mahwah Museum Society

Mahwah, New Jersey

The mission of the Mahwah Museum Society is to preserve and present the history of the...
Maine Historical Society Museum

Portland, Maine

The MHS Museum features changing exhibitions and programs spanning more than five...
Maine Maritime Museum

Bath, Maine

Maine Maritime Museum celebrates Maine’s maritime heritage and culture in order to...
Maine State Museum

Augusta, Maine

Visitors can see the homes, shops and mills where Mainers have lived and worked for...
Mammoth Cave National Park

Mammoth Cave, Kentucky

In the late 18th century, white settlers discovered an abundance of saltpeter, an...
Manitowoc Heritage Center And Library

Manitowoc, Wisconsin

The center contains artifacts from the past of the county, from its settlement to its...
Mari Sandoz High Plains Heritage Center

Chadron, Nebraska

The center celebrates the life and literature of Mari Sandoz and the culture of the High...
Marietta House

Glenn Dale, Maryland

This house was was home to Judge Duvall during the early part of the 19th century and...
Marietta Museum Of History

Marietta, Georgia

Originally a cotton warehouse built in 1845, the Marietta Museum of History was...
Marion County Historical Society

Marion, Ohio

The Marion County Historical Society was founded in 1969 to maintain the existing...
Maritime Center At The Historic Coast Guard Station

St. Simons Island, Georgia

The museum went under complete renovation in 2005 and has been converted into a center...
Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

Opened to the public on August 22, 2011, the Martin Luther King, Jr. Memorial honors an...
Maryland Historical Society

Baltimore, Maryland

The Maryland Historical Society houses the most significant collection of Maryland...
Maryland Military Historical Society

Baltimore, Maryland

This museum emphasizes the past and present of Maryland military history, including the...
Maymont

Richmond, Virginia

By 1893, the Dooleys were living in their new 12,000 square-foot, 33-room home, which...
Mcfaddin Ward House

Beaumont, Texas

Today, visitors to the house receive guided tours of two lavishly furnished floors in the...
Medford Historical Society

Medford, Massachusetts

This local historical society was organized in 1896 by concerned citizens from the city...
Merchants' Exchange Building

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Built between 1832 and 1834, the Merchants' Exchange Building, also known as the...
Merrick County Historical Museum

Central City, Nebraska

The Merrick County Historical Museum conducts bi-monthly meetings, conducts tours and...
Michigan Supreme Court Historical Society

Lansing, Michigan

The society sponsors and conducts historical research, provides speakers and educational...
Middletown Historical Society

Middletown, Delaware

Since its founding in 1985, the Society has hosted house tours in Middletown, as well as...
Milton Hershey School

Hershey, Pennsylvania

Milton Hershey School began as a dream and vision shared by chocolate magnate Milton S....
Milton Historical Society

Milton, Delaware

Discover Milton’s history: explore daily life through four centuries of photos,...
Milton House Museum

Milton, Wisconsin

Pioneer, Joseph Goodrich, came to Prairie du Lac, as Milton was called then, in 1838,...
Milwaukee County Historical Society

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Founded in 1935, the Milwaukee County Historical Society houses over 50,000 artifacts...
Milwaukee County Historical Society Center

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Home to the Historical Society, this elaborately detailed neoclassical revival structure...
Milwaukee Public Museum

Milwaukee, Wisconsin

The museum features a walkable replica of a Milwaukee street around the turn-of-the-...
Mineral County Museum

Superior, Montana

The Mineral County Museum, free to all, opened in 1977 in response to the nation's...
Mint Hill Historical Society

Mint Hill, North Carolina

A 'For Sale' sign hammered into the front lawn of the old doctor's building was all the...
Missouri History Museum

St. Louis, Missouri

Today, the Missouri History Museum in Forest Park offers exhibitions and events,...
Mondak Heritage Center

Sidney, Montana

The Center houses a MonDak Pioneer Town Museum in its lower level with a street scene...
Monmouth County Historical Association Museum And Library

Freehold, New Jersey

The Monmouth County Historical Association (MCHA) collects, preserves, and interprets its...
Monmouth County Park System

Lincroft, New Jersey

The Monmouth County Park System is Monmouth County's open space, park and recreation...
Monroe County Historical Museum

Monroe, Michigan

Located in the heart of downtown Monroe, this imposing Georgian style public building was...
Monroe County Local Historical Library

Sparta, Wisconsin

The Local History Room is dedicated to documenting Monroe County life in all periods...
Montana Historical Society Museum

St. Helena, Montana

Montana's Museum collects, preserves, and interprets fine art, historical, archaeological...
Montana Museum Of Work History

West Missoula, Montana

The displays at the museum include antique firearms, steam and gas engines, automobiles,...
Montana's Museum

Helena, Montana

The Montana Historical Society Museum, Montana's Museum, collects, preserves, and...
Montclair Historical Society & Crane House

Montclair, New Jersey

This fine Federal-style mansion was home to three generations of the Crane family,...
Montgomery County Historical Society

Rockville, Maryland

The Montgomery County Historical Society uses its historic buildings, collections and...
Morris Museum

Morristown, New Jersey

The mission of the Morris Museum is to elevate the cultural consciousness, excite the...
Morton Museum Of Cooke County

Gainesville, Texas

Exhibits at the museum focus on the history of Cooke County and its role in the larger...
Morven Museum & Garden

Princeton, New Jersey

For more than 200 years Morven has played a role in the history of New Jersey and the...
Mount Airy Museum Of History

Mount Airy, North Carolina

The former W.E. Merritt Hardware Company building, now home to The Mount Airy Museum of...
Mountain Gateway Museum And Heritage Center

Old Fort, North Carolina

Mountain Gateway Museum and Heritage Center promotes the understanding of regional...
Mountain Heritage Center

Cullowhee, North Carolina

The Mountain Heritage Center celebrates the natural and cultural heritage of the southern...
Murfreesboro Historical Association

Murfreesboro, North Carolina

The Murfreesboro Historical Association is dedicated to preservation and history. The...
Museum At Central School

Kalispell, Montana

The Museum is housed in the historic Central School building, which first opened its...
Museum L A

Lewiston, Maine

Museum L-A presents history in context by connecting the past to today. In the years...
Museum Of Camden County History

Camden, New Jersey

The Camden County Historical Society's three-building complex on the eastern edge of...
Museum Of Colorado Prisons

Cañon City, Colorado

The remodeled facility now welcomes visitors to explore 32 cells filled with exciting...
Museum Of East Alabama

Opelika, Alabama

The Museum of East Alabama focuses on the diverse and intriguing history of the region...
Museum Of Florida History

Tallahassee, Florida

Tallahassee's Musem of Florida History analyzes and interprets the state's history while...
Museum Of New Hampshire History

Concord, New Hampshire

The New Hampshire Historical Society serves thousands of children and adults each year...
Museum Of North Texas History

Wichita Falls, Texas

The Museum of North Texas History houses exhibits related to local heritage, including a...
Museum Of Scott County

Huntsville, Tennessee

Located on the campus of Scott High School in Huntsville Tennessee, the Museum of Scott...
Museum Of The Albemarle

Elizabeth City, North Carolina

The museum’s chronological exhibit is a work in progress. Visitors can enter the...
Museum Of The Cape Fear

Fayetteville, North Carolina

One of three regional branches of the North Carolina Museum of History, the Museum of the...
Museum Of The City Of New York

New York, New York

The Museum of the City of New York's name says it all. Their mandate is to explore the...
Museum Of The Gulf Coast

Port Arthur, Texas

The Museum of the Gulf Coast combines conventional and unconventional methods to tell the...
Museum Of The Historical Society Of Ocean Grove

Ocean Grove, New Jersey

The Museum is dedicated to preserving the history of Ocean Grove, recording the history...
Museum Of The Middle Appalachians

Saltville, Virginia

At this museum, visitors learn about the history and geology of the region through...
Museum Of The Mountain Man

Pinedale, Wyoming

The Museum of the Mountain Man is located in the small rural town of Pinedale, Wyoming,...
Museum Of The Shenandoah Valley

Winchester, Virginia

In a dramatic building designed by architect Michael Graves, the history of Virginia and...