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Randolph County Historical Society

Moberly, Missouri

Famous Randolph Countians include General Omar Bradley, five-star general from World War...
Raney House Museum

Apalachicola, Florida

Apalachicola was a small settlement at the mouth of the Apalachicola River when President...
Red Hill

Brookneal, Virginia

Red Hill houses the largest collection of Patrick Henry memorabilia in the world. A...
Red Mill Museum Village

Clinton, New Jersey

The picturesque Red Mill Museum Village sits on a 10-acre site nestled along the banks of...
Reynolda House

Winston-Salem, North Carolina

Reynolda House Museum of American Art displays a premier collection of American art...
Rhode Island Historical Preservation & Heritage Commission

Providence, Rhode Island

The commission operates a statewide historical preservation program that identifies and...
Rickwood Field

Birmingham, Alabama

Opened on August 18, 1910, Rickwood Field is one of the oldest baseball parks in the...
Ridgefield Historical Society

Ridgefield, Connecticut

The headquarters also features a reception and reference room, where the public can...
Robert Mills House & Gardens

Columbia, South Carolina

One of only five National Historic Landmarks within Columbia, the capital of South...
Robert Russa Moton Museum

Farmville, Virginia

On this site in 1951 the student body walked out in protest of unequal educational...
Rochester Hills Museum At Van Hoosen Farm

Rochester Hills, Michigan

The museum is the primary site for learning about and preserving the history of the...
Rocky Hill Historical Society & Museum

Rocky Hill, Connecticut

The Rocky Hill Historical Society's current mission is to continue to preserve Academy...
Route 66 Mother Road Museum

Barstow, California

Located in the Historic Harvey House, the museum features exhibits that revolve around...
Salem Museum

Salem, Virginia

Originally used for the dual purpose of a residence and post office/general store, today...
Sam Houston Schoolhouse

Maryville, Tennessee

Born in 1793, Sam Houston had no taste for farming. Instead, he enjoyed the Cherokee way...
San Antonio Missions National Historical Park

San Antonio, Texas

Within 13 years, five were located along the San Antonio River. The missions’...
San Fernando Cathedral

San Antonio, Texas

By the mid-1860s the population of San Antonio had outgrown the original structure. The...
San Francisco Cable Car Museum

San Francisco, California

Located in the historic Washington/Mason cable car barn and powerhouse, the museum deck...
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...
Sanchez Adobe

Pacifica, California

Sanchez raised cattle for the hide-and-tallow trade. When ships came to California,...
Santa Barbara Historical Museum

Santa Barbara, California

Touring the Historical Museum enables visitors to see a wide array of unique artifacts,...
Saugatuck Douglas Historical Society & Museum

Saugatuck, Michigan

The Museum Committee managed the Saugatuck-Douglas Museum. The committee mounts yearly...
Schwartz Tavern

Blackstone, Virginia

Schwartz Tavern was once operated by John A. Schwartz. Since Schwartz is German for Black...
Scopes Trial Museum And Rhea County Courthouse

Dayton, Tennessee

In 1925, the Rhea County Courthouse was the scene of the famous Scopes Evolution Trial,...
Second Bank Of The United States

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Located on Chestnut Street, between 4th and 5th Streets, the newly installed "People...
Seguine Mansion

Staten Island, New York

By 1786, James Seguine had purchased a large parcel of land overlooking Prince’s...
Shaker Historical Society & Museum

Shaker Heights, Ohio

The society operates a museum with a collection of over 1,700 objects, a library and...
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...
Shawnee Indian Mission

Fairway, Kansas

In the 19th century, Americans wanted more land and settlement moved west. For countless...
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...
Shiloh Museum Of Ozark History

Springdale, Arkansas

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

Mt. Shasta, California

With exhibits like a model railroad depicting the town of Dunsmuir in it's heyday as a...
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...
Slate Run Park & Historical Farm

Canal Winchester, Ohio

Slate Run features a variety of habitats ranging from the open areas of grasslands,...
Sloss Furnaces

Birmingham, Alabama

In 1881 and 1882, North Alabama planter and investor James Withers Sloss built the...
Smith's Castle

North Kingstown, Rhode Island

During the 18th century, large plantations dotted the Narragansett shoreline from...
Smithville Community Historical Society

Smithville, Ohio

The log cabin gives visitors a glimpse into the world of pioneer forefathers (and mothers...
Socorro Mission

El Paso, Texas

The original Franciscan mission, Nuestra Señora de la Concepción del...
Sonoma County Museum

Santa Rosa, California

The museum interprets the region's rich history, art, and culture by exhibiting and...
South County Historical Society

Arroyo Grande, California

The South County Historical Society boasts several late 19th century dwellings, a...
South Florida Railroad Museum

Deerfield Beach, Florida

The museum seeks to provide the public with the history of railroading and how it...
South Park Historical Foundation & Museum

Fairplay, Colorado

South Park City is a remarkable restoration of these early towns, preserving the history...
Space Needle

Seattle, Washington

The symbol of Seattle was built for the 1962 World's Fair and features an observation...
Spady Cultural Heritage Museum

Delray Beach, Florida

The periodic "Ride and Remember" trolley tours take visitors through five of...
Spanish Governor's Palace

San Antonio, Texas

The Spanish Governor's Palace is an excellent example of a large Spanish colonial...
Sparta Rock House

Sparta, Tennessee

The small, stone Rock House, originally built to collect tolls on a private road, was...
St. Lucie County Historical Museum

Fort Pierce, Florida

This county museum features a collection of artifacts and relics, including uniforms from...
St. Vrain Historical Society

Longmont, Colorado

Staatsburgh State Historic Site

Staatsburg, New York

Staatsburgh, is a New York State Historic Site located within the boundaries of Mills-...
Stamford Historical Society

Stamford, Connecticut

The Stamford Historical Society was founded in 1901. Like most historical societies,...
Stan Hywet Hall & Gardens

Akron, Ohio

In 1898, F.A. Seiberling founded The Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company, naming it after...
Stanley Whitman House

Farmington, Connecticut

The Stanley-Whitman House dates from 1720 but incorporates earlier features typical of...
State Capital Museum and Outreach Center

Olympia, Washington

Located in the historic Lord Mansion, seven blocks south of the capital campus in Olympia...
State Capital Publishing Museum

Guthrie, Oklahoma

Frank Greer came to Guthrie, Indian Territory, in April of 1889, and built a business...
Steel Plant Museum & Lackawanna Library

Lackawanna, New York

The museum also contains old city directories, microfilm of Lackawanna’s local...
Stewart Indian School

Carson City, Nevada

The Stewart Indian School complex consists of 83 buildings on a 109-acre landscaped...
Storey County Courthouse

Virginia City, Nevada

The Storey County Courthouse was built in the high Italianate style that embodies 19th-...
Strongsville Historical Society

Strongsville, Ohio

In the fall of 1962, twenty Strongsville residents met at the home of Mr. and Mrs. Howard...
Student Museum

Sanford, Florida

The Student Museum offers Seminole County Public School students a unique learning...
Supreme Court Building

Washington, District Of Columbia

Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre

New York, New York

The Swedish Cottage Marionette Theatre was imported to the U.S. in 1876 as Sweden’s...
Taos Pueblo

Taos, New Mexico

Taos Pueblo is the only living Native American community designated both a World Heritage...
Tennessee State Capitol

Nashville, Tennessee

The Capitol, still in use by state government, features numerous works of art, historical...
Terrace Hill

Des Moines, Iowa

Benjamin Franklin Allen, Iowa's first millionaire, built Terrace Hill as his family home...
Territorial Statehouse State Park Museum

Fillmore, Utah

In anticipation of Utah's statehood, Brigham Young directed construction of the building...
Texas And Pacific Railway Museum

Marshall, Texas

The museum is housed in the recently restored Texas and Pacific Railway Depot (built in...
The Cabildo

New Orleans, Louisiana

The Cabildo was the seat of colonial government in New Orleans, Louisiana; declared a...
The Greenbrier

White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia

The Greenbrier is an award-winning resort located in White Sulphur Springs, West Virginia...
The Old Post Office Tower

Washington, District Of Columbia

Its rustication, strong semi-circular arches, squat clustered columns united by a foliate...
The Old Stone House

Washington, District Of Columbia

In the midst of Washington, D.C., a city of grand memorials to national leaders and...
The Powder Magazine

Charleston, South Carolina

Construction began on The Powder Magazine in 1712 and was completed by 1713, making it...
Thomas Cole National Historic Site

Catskill, New York

Nurtured by the Catskill Mountain region, artist Thomas Cole found a home at Cedar Grove....
Three Village Historical Society

Setauket, New York

The Three Village Historical hung its sign outside the Society Headquarters at 93 North...
Tiburon Railroad Ferry Depot Museum

Tiburon, California

More than a pretty waterfront town, Tiburon has a rich railroad and maritime history,...
Torreya State Park

Bristol, Florida

This expansive and verdant state park features an opulent plantation including Civil War-...
Torrington Historical Society & Hotchkiss Fyler House Museum

Torrington, Connecticut

When Torrington resident Orsamus R. Fyler (1840-1909) commissioned a new home in 1897, he...
Tread Of Pioneers Museum

Steamboat Springs, Colorado

The Western room, home of an extensive firearms collection, traces ranching life, the...
Troy Museum & Historic Village

Troy, Michigan

The museum offers ten historic buildings and a charming village green. Visitors can tour...
Tryon Palace

New Bern, North Carolina

Tryon Palace is a modern recreation of the original palace, which served as the royal...
Tuolumne County Museum And History Center

Sonora, California

The front gallery is full of photographs and artifacts depicting the county's...
Union Landing Historical Society

Brielle, New Jersey

In 1973, a group of citizens interested in preserving and studying the history of Brielle...
Union Station Kansas City

Kansas City, Missouri

Built in 1914, Union Station encompasses 850,000 square feet and originally featured 900...
United States Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, it has grown tremendously...
Us Post Office Reno Main

Reno, Nevada

MacDonald Engineering constructed the building, with the assistance of the Civil Works...
Van Schaick Mansion

Cohoes, New York

The home, once used as military headquarters, contains exhibits on 18th century life and...
Vermillion County Museum and Fithian House

Danville, Illinois

The true house Museum is housed in a home built by pioneer physician William Fithian, who...
Victoria Mansion

Portland, Maine

Victoria Mansion, also known as the Morse-Libby House, is the finest example of...
Village At Barren Creek Springs

Mardela Springs, Maryland

The Westside Historical Society preserves the history of the Mardela Springs area through...
Virginia House

Richmond, Virginia

Virginia House was completed a few months before the stock market crash of 1929....
Virginia State Capitol Building

Richmond, Virginia

During the Civil War, the Confederate Congress also met at the state capitol building....
Vizcaya Museum And Gardens

Miami, Florida

His tenure at the site, stretching from 1916 to 1925, is today remembered in the museum's...
Wabuska Railroad Station

Carson City, Nevada

Early rail service to Wabuska was operated by the Carson and Colorado Railroad Company,...
Wahconah Park

Pittsfield, Massachusetts

Located in Pittsfield, Massachusetts, Wahconah Park still has a wooden grandstand, a...