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Stearns History Museum

St. Cloud, Minnesota

 This museum takes visitors through two centuries of history.  Two floors of...
Stenton House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Stenton's distinguished Georgian architecture, its outstanding collection, and its superb...
Stepping Stones Foundation

Katonah, New York

In Alcoholics Anonymous, aka “the Big Book”, Wilson disseminated the idea of...
Stone Fort Museum

Nacogdoches, Texas

The campus of Stephen F. Austin State University is home to a fort, and not just any fort...
Stonestreet Museum Of 19th Century Medicine

Rockville, Maryland

The Stonestreet Museum of 19th Century Medicine offers an insider's look into the...
Stonewall Inn

New York City, New York

It was 1:20 a.m. when eight cops stomped into the Stonewall Inn, a dive in Manhattan's...
Strong National Museum Of Play

Rochester, New York

Strong is the only museum in the world dedicated solely to the study of play as it...
Student Museum

Sanford, Florida

The Student Museum offers Seminole County Public School students a unique learning...
Submerged Heritage Preserve Program

Lake George, New York

Marked by buoys and open to divers are seven of the 900 bateaux used during the British...
Suffolk County Historical Society & Museum

Riverhead, New York

The Suffolk County Historical Society was founded in 1886 by a group of forward-looking...
Sullivan County Historical Society & Museum

Hurleyville, New York

The preservation was, and is, accomplished through the storage of historical records and...
Sullivanmunce Cultural Center

Zionsville, Indiana

Since its inception in 1981, the art center has been dedicated to honoring the vision of...
Supreme Court Building

Washington, District Of Columbia

Swanzey Historical Museum

Swanzey, New Hampshire

The Museum collects books, papers, photographs, newspaper clippings and Town Reports, as...
Swarthout Museum

La Crosse, Wisconsin

The museum features changing exhibits which display everything from local businesses to...
T.c. Steele Historic Site

Nashville, Indiana

The T.C. Steele State Historic Site includes the last home and studio of Indiana artist...
Tempe Historical Museum

Tempe, Arizona

The main exhibit hall tells the story of Tempe from its prehistoric beginnings to its...
Tennessee Historical Commission

Nashville, Tennessee

The mission of the Tennessee Historical Commission is to encourage the inclusive diverse...
Tennessee Historical Society

Nashville, Tennessee

In order to provide a thorough history of the state, the Tennessee Historical Society...
Tennessee State Capitol

Nashville, Tennessee

The Capitol, still in use by state government, features numerous works of art, historical...
Tennessee State Library And Archives

Nashville, Tennessee

Tennessee State Library and Archives is open to the to offer a resource to search for...
The Beverly Historical Society

Beverly, Massachusetts

Founded in 1891, the Beverly Historical Society chronicles over 300 years of history...
The Children's Museum of New Hampshire

Dover, New Hampshire

The Children’s Museum operates exclusively for charitable purposes and serves as an...
The Living History Park

North Augusta, South Carolina

The Olde Towne Preservation Association preserves the heritage and character of North...
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 Philadelphia History Museum at the Atwater Kent

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

The Atwater Kent Museum, located just around the corner from Independence Hall and the...
The Powder Magazine

Charleston, South Carolina

Construction began on The Powder Magazine in 1712 and was completed by 1713, making it...
Theodore R. Mckeldin Library

College Park, Maryland

The McKeldin Library is the main library of the University of Maryland.  McKeldin...
Thomas Center for the Arts

Gainesville, Florida

Originally built as an estate for Major William Reuben Thomas and his family, "Sunkist...
Thomas County Museum Of History

Thomasville, Georgia

Visitors to the museum can discover stories of the earliest settlers and builders of the...
Thompson Historical Society & Museum

Thompson, Connecticut

In 2005 and 2006, the museum was expanded, including a 20 panel permanent display area on...
Three Rivers Museum

Muskogee, Oklahoma

Three Rivers Museum is dedicated to preserving the multi-ethnic history and heritage of...
Tillamook County Pioneer Museum

Tillamook, Oregon

The history of Tillamook County serves as a reminder of the diverse people who have...
Timber Lake & Area Historical Society

Timber Lake, South Dakota

The museum includes The Warrior Collection, a complete set of traditional Lakota clothing...
Tongass Historical Museum

Ketchikan, Alaska

The Tongass Historical Museum, located in downtown Ketchikan, hosts between three and...
Township Of Ocean Historical Museum

Oakhurst, New Jersey

In addition to housing archives, the society prepares displays, exhibits, and published...
Trails & Rails Museum

Kearney, Nebraska

In 1974, with the generous gift of land from Mr. & Mrs. Jack Hammer, Dr. & Mrs....
Trenton City Museum

Trenton, New Jersey

Permanently on display in the second-floor galleries is a highly regarded collection of...
Tularosa Basin Historical Society

Alamogordo, New Mexico

The Tularosa Basin Historical Society and Museum has gathered artifacts and stories of...
Tunica Museum

Tunica, Mississippi

In the Tunica Museum visitors can see how the Mississippi River has changed courses many...
Uintah County Western Heritage Museum

Vernal, Utah

The museum of Uinta County displays artifacts from the region's history as well as art...
Union County Heritage Museum

New Albany, Indiana

The 17th anniversary of the Union County Historical Society and Heritage Museum will be...
Union County Historical Society

Blairsville, Georgia

UCHS strives to promote the preservation of sources of information concerning the history...
Union Historical Society

Union, Maine

The Union Historical Society manages and preserves two buildings. The Robbins House,...
Union Landing Historical Society

Brielle, New Jersey

In 1973, a group of citizens interested in preserving and studying the history of Brielle...
Unionville Museum

Unionville, Connecticut

The museum seeks to stimulate a greater appreciation for the village of Unionville by...
United States Mint

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Since Congress created the United States Mint on April 2, 1792, it has grown tremendously...
University Of Alaska Museum Of The North

Fairbanks, Alaska

This museum is a premier site for understanding Alaska's natural and human history, but...
Upcountry History Museum

Greenville, South Carolina

This museum offers numerous ways to engage the local community in their history, such as...
Valentine Richmond History Center

Richmond, Virginia

Mann S. Valentine, Jr., the museum’s founder, made his fortune with the creation...
Valentine Varian House

Bronx, New York

Blacksmith Isaac Valentine built this four-level fieldstone farmhouse in 1758 near the...
Van Riper Hopper Historic House Museum

Wayne, New Jersey

The farmstead includes an historical herb garden, Archeology Laboratory, and Albert...
Van Schaick Mansion

Cohoes, New York

The home, once used as military headquarters, contains exhibits on 18th century life and...
Vaughan Homestead

Hallowell, Maine

Benjamin Vaughan, the son of merchant-banker Samuel Vaughan, lived in this home from 1797...
Vermillion County Museum and Fithian House

Danville, Illinois

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

Montpelier, Vermont

The Vermont Historical Society engages both Vermonters and "Vermonters at heart...
Village At Barren Creek Springs

Mardela Springs, Maryland

The Westside Historical Society preserves the history of the Mardela Springs area through...
Village Of Babylon Historical Society & Museum

Babylon, New York

Life in the 1800s is depicted in the rear room, along with farm tools of generation's...
Virginia Historical Society & Museum

Richmond, Virginia

Using a multi-media approach, this museum presents the most comprehensive display of...
Virginia State Capitol Building

Richmond, Virginia

During the Civil War, the Confederate Congress also met at the state capitol building....
Virginia Street Bridge

Reno, Nevada

There has been a bridge at this site since 1860, when C. W. Fuller constructed the first...
Volunteer Park

Seattle, Washington

For more than a century Volunteer Park has been the center of Seattle's park system....
Vulcan Park And Museum

Drive Birmingham, Alabama

Visitors can experience the area from Vulcan's view or tour Vulcan Center Museum to learn...
W.h. Over Museum

Vermillion, South Dakota

The Lakota Family Camp displays many of the artifacts made in the early 20th century in...
Wabash County Historical Museum

Wabash, Indiana

The museum has changing exhibits that all relate back to different aspects of Wabash...
Wallace District Mining Museum

Wallace, Idaho

The Wallace District Mining Museum captures the flavor of the mining industry in Northern...
Wallowa County Museum

Joseph, Oregon

The purpose of the museum is to preserve, protect and present Wallowa County History,...
Walt Disney Hometown Museum

Marceline, Missouri

The Walt Disney Hometown museum is the recipient of a unique collection of family effects...
Warrick County Museum

Boonville, Indiana

The Warrick County museum was organized in 1976 for the purpose of collecting and...
Washington County Free Library

Hagerstown, Maryland

Washington County Free Library was the first to provide a mobile library service through...
Washington County Historical Society

Hagerstown, Maryland

The main structure of the Miller House, which serves as the Washington County Historical...
Washington County Historical Society And Museum

Portland, Oregon

Washington County Historical Society has been the dedicated guardian of the county's...
Washington Historical Society & Museum

Washington, Missouri

The society purchased the old Presbyterian Church building at Fourth and Market Street in...
Washington State History Museum

Tacoma, Washington

People of all ages can explore and be entertained in an environment where characters from...
Washington State History Research Center

Tacoma, Washington

The Washington State History Research Center provides public access to historical...
Waterford Historical Museum & Cultural Center

Waterford, New York

Congressman Hugh White’s 1830 Greek-revival homestead, located near the Champlain...
Waters House History Center

Germantown, Maryland

The Waters House was built in three parts, the oldest dating to the mid-1790s. Basil...
Waukesha County Historical Museum

Waukesha, Wisconsin

County history is preserved and shared through the museum's long-standing efforts in the...
Waveland

Lexington, Kentucky

Waveland is considered one of the finest examples of Greek Revival architecture in...
Wayne County Historical Museum

Richmond, Indiana

The museum houses several unique exhibits including period clothing, furniture,...
Wayne County, Ny Historical Society & Museum

Lyons, New York

Visitors can tour the 10+ rooms now used for gallery space, with the 24 cell blocks...
Wayside Inn

Sudbury, Massachusetts

What began as an extension of David Howe's family home in 1716, the Inn has thrived...
West Baton Rouge Museum

Port Allen, Louisiana

The West Baton Rouge Museum houses the only permanent collection of objects, photos,...
West Bay Common School Museum

League City, Texas

When you visit the 1898 Schoolhouse Museum, the schoolmarm brings history to life with an...
West Milford Museum

West Milford, New Jersey

The West Milford Museum site is located in the center of this large Township, and...
Whalehead Club

Corolla, North Carolina

The sleepy village of Corolla on the Outer Banks of North Carolina began an unforeseen...
White County Heritage Museum

Sparta, Tennessee

White County Heritage Museum celebrates the rich history of the highland region of...
White Hall State Historic Site

Richmond, Kentucky

This 1799 Italianate mansion south of the Kentucky River was home to Cassius Marcellus...
White House Historical Association Visitors Center

Washington, District Of Columbia

In 1995, the National Park Service opened the White House Visitor Center. This facility,...
White Pine Village

Ludington, Michigan

Historic White Pine Village opened in 1976 and is an historic village of over twenty-five...
White River Valley Museum

Auburn, Washington

Located in Auburn's Les Gove Park, the White River Valley Museum tells the story of South...
Whitman Mission National Historic Site

Walla Walla, Washington

The 1847 Whitman “Massacre” horrified Americans and impacted the lives of the...
Wilkes Heritage Museum

Wilkesboro, North Carolina

Old Wilkes, Inc. was established in 1968 with the intent of restoring the Old Wilkes...
Williamson County Archives Museum

Franklin, Tennessee

The Williamson County Archives Museum preserves the history of Franklin and the...
Wilton Historical Society & Heritage Museum

Wilton, Connecticut

The Wilton Heritage Museum consists of two 18th century houses featuring 14 authentically...
Wilton House Museum

Richmond, Virginia

Visitors can experience 18th century life at Wilton, Richmond's own Georgian plantation...
Window On The Plains Museum

Dumas, Texas

The Museum contains a number of replicas of old buildings including a 1900's street scene...
Winona County Historical Society

Winona, Minnesota

WCHS sponsors a number of programs including tours to regional historic sites, lectures,...
Winter Garden History Center

Winter Garden, Florida

The History Center houses our family research center and administrative offices, truly...