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Fort Fred Steele

Rawlins, Wyoming

The construction of the Trans Continental Union Pacific Railroad across southern Wyoming...
Fort Fredrica National Monument

St. Simons Island, Georgia

In the early 18th century, the land lying between British South Carolina and Spanish...
Fort Gaines

Dauphin Island, Alabama

Most of the work on the fort was completed by 1861. The outbreak of the Civil War then...
Fort Garland Museum

Fort Garland, Colorado

Established in 1858 in southern Colorado, Fort Garland, with its garrison of over 100 men...
Fort Granger

Franklin, Tennessee

View the city of Franklin from this historic trail. Fort Granger is located behind...
Fort Gratiot Lighthouse

Port Huron, Michigan

Fort Gratiot, named after General Charles Gratiot, the engineer in charge of its...
Fort Hays

Hays, Kansas

Generals George A. Custer, Nelson Miles and Philip Sheridan, Major Reno, William "...
Fort Jefferson National Park

Dry Tortugas, Florida

The construction of the fort began in 1846 and was planned and supervised by the U.S....
Fort Kaskaskia

Ellis Grove, Illinois

Founded in 1703, the town was for more than a century the region’s principal...
Fort Laramie

Fort Laramie, Wyoming

Indians, trappers, traders, missionaries, emigrants, gold seekers, soldiers, cowboys and...
Fort Lauderdale Fire Museum

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Following the disastrous Fort Lauderdale Fire of 1912, citizens recognized the need for...
Fort Lauderdale Historical Society

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Located on the New River, the Fort Lauderdale Historical Society tells the story of our...
Fort Lee Historic Park

Fort Lee, New York

In the southern portion of the Historic Park, winding paths lead past a reconstructed...
Fort Mackinac

Mackinac Island, Michigan

Fort Mackinac was a major military outpost during the Revolutionary War and War of 1812...
Fort Matanzas National Monument

St. Augustine, Florida

The Spanish completed Fort Matanzas in 1742 to protect Matanzas Inlet, the "backdoor...
Fort McHenry National Monument And Historic Shrine

Baltimore, Maryland

The monument honors the fort which inspired Francis Scott Key to pen the National Anthem...
Fort Mcree

Gulf Breeze, Florida

At the eastern end of Perdido Key is an area once used by the U.S. Army to defend...
Fort Meigs

Perrysburg, Ohio

This site is a reconstruction of an important American fort that withstood a British...
Fort Michilimackinac

Mackinaw City, Michigan

Much of this site is geared toward young children. Kids can pretend to be soldiers by...
Fort Mifflin On The Delaware

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Originally built in 1771 and continuously used by the U.S. Army until 1952, Fort Mifflin...
Fort Mims

Stockton, Alabama

In 1813, people on America’s southwestern frontier were fearful. The Redstick...
Fort Monroe Casemate Museum

Hampton, Virginia

Completed in 1834 and named in honor of President Monroe, the entire stone fort is a...
Fort Montgomery State Historic Site

Fort Montgomery, New York

Visitors today can tour the remains of the 14-acre fortification, perched on a cliff...
Fort Morgan

Gulf Shores, Alabama

Completed in 1834, Fort Morgan was active during four wars — the Civil War, the...
Fort Morgan Museum

Fort Morgan, Colorado

The permanent and temporary exhibits at the museum showcase the variety of history and...
Fort Mose Historic State Park

St. Augustine, Florida

The power politics of 18th century England and Spain reached across the Atlantic to the...
Fort Mulligan At Petersburg

Petersburg, West Virginia

Federal or Confederate troops occupied this hill and its surrounding area beginning at...
Fort Nashborough

Nashville, Tennessee

John Donelson and James Robertson were both leading settlement parties when they...
Fort Necessity National Battlefield

Farmington, Pennsylvania

The battle at Fort Necessity in the summer of 1754 was the opening action of the French...
Fort Negley

Nashville, Tennessee

At the Visitors Center, the film, "The Fall of Nashville" reenacts how the...
Fort Norfolk

Norfolk, Virginia

Stepping through the fort's arched entryway transports visitors to another era. The fort'...
Fort Phil Kearny State Historic Site

Banner, Wyoming

Visitors are invited to explore the grounds of this famous site. Historic features and...
Fort Pickens

Pensacola, Florida

The fort was begun in 1829, completed in 1834, and used until the 1940s. Geronimo spent...
Fort Pillow State Historic Park

Henning, Tennessee

This state park was the site of two Civil War battles, in 1862 and 1864. The 1,642 acre...
Fort Pitt Museum

Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

One of the most important sites of the French and Indian War, this museum tells the story...
Fort Plain Museum & Historical Park

Fort Plain, New York

A significant fort during the Revolutionary War, Fort Plain in the Mohawk Valley exists...
Fort Pulaski National Monument

Savannah, Georgia

The Battle for Fort Pulaski in April 1862 marked a turning point in military history. It...
Fort Raleigh National Historic Site

Manteo, North Carolina

The stories of Roanoke Island are told by exhibits, artifacts and the 17-minute park...
Fort Ridgley State Park

Fairfax, Minnesota

In the spring of 1853, the steamboat West Newton left Fort Snelling to journey up the...
Fort Roberdeau

Altoona, Pennsylvania

This fort, built by General Daniel Roberdeau, set out to produce lead to make ammunition...
Fort Sam Houston Museum

Fort Sam Houston, Texas

Exhibits at the Fort Sam Houston Museum depict the history of the installation in...
Fort San Cristobal

San Juan, Puerto Rico

This fort stands guard at where once was the eastern gate to the walled city of Old San...
Fort Selden State Monument

Radium Springs, New Mexico

Built on the banks of the Rio Grande, this adobe fort housed units of the U.S. Infantry...
Fort Sill National Historic Landmark And Museum

Fort Sill, Oklahoma

The museum at Fort is the largest in the U.S. Army. Its education programs include...
Fort Smith Museum Of History

Fort Smith, Arkansas

The Fort Smith Museum of History acquires, preserves, exhibits and interprets objects of...
Fort Smith National Historic Site

Fort Smith, Arkansas

A visit to the Fort Smith National Historic Site begins at the Visitor Center, located in...
Fort St. Joseph Museum

Niles, Michigan

Featured exhibits portray the history of Fort St. Joseph, built by the French in 1691,...
Fort Stanton

Roswell, New Mexico

Fort Stanton was established on May 4, 1855 to protect Hispanic settlements along the Rio...
Fort Stanwix

Rome, New York

Known as "the fort that never surrendered," Fort Stanwix, under the command of...
Fort Sumter National Monument

Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Decades of growing strife between North and South erupted in civil war on April 12, 1861...
Fort Ticonderoga

Ticonderoga, New York

Exhibits at the fort depict the natural and strategic geography of the historic landscape...
Fort Totten

Fort Totten, North Dakota

Initially, the fort policed the surrounding reservation. The soldiers enforced the peace...
Fort Toulouse/fort Jackson

Wetumpka, Alabama

Nestled at the confluence of the Coosa and Tallapoosa Rivers 15 miles north of Montgomery...
Fort Union National Monument

Watrous, New Mexico

Fort Union was established in 1851 as the guardian of the Santa Fe Trail. During its...
Fort Union Trading Post National Historic Site

Williston, North Dakota

At this post, the Assiniboine, Crow, Cree, Ojibway, Blackfeet, Hidatsa, and other tribes...
Fort Vancouver National Historic Site

Vancouver, Washington

Fort Vancouver NHS and the McLoughlin House unit offer a variety of opportunities for...
Fort Vasquez Museum

Platteville, Colorado

This is the site of an 1835 fur-trading fort, following the paths of founders Louis...
Fort Ward Museum

Alexandria, Virginia

This well-preserved Union fort, located just outside Washington DC, is complete with a...
Fort Washington

Fort Washington, Maryland

At this 180-year-old fort visitors explore the the outer defense for Washington, DC...
Fort Wayne

Detroit, Michigan

The fort was used to house and train troops from the Civil War era until Vietnam. Its 82-...
Fort Wayne Historical Society Museum

Fort Wayne, Indiana

There are more than 23,000 artifacts in our collection, many of which are on permanent...
Fort William Henry Museum

Lake George, New York

Site of the infamous "Fort William Henry Massacre," the reconstructed fort displays...
Fort Winnebago Surgeon's Quarters

Portage, Wisconsin

The building holds surgical equipment of a by-gone day in the Surgeons' Room as well as...
Fort Worth Stockyards Museum

Fort Worth, Texas

Between 1866 and 1890 more than four million head of cattle were trailed through Fort...
Fort Zachary Taylor Historic State Park

Key West, Florida

Named after 12th president Zachary Taylor, the U. S. Army began construction on Fort...
Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park

Danbury, Wisconsin

Forts Folle Avoine Historical Park is located on 80 wooded acres along the Yellow River...
Foster Preservation Society

Foster, Rhode Island

The society's office is located in the lower level of the old Town House, built by...
Fosterfields Living History Farm

Morristown, New Jersey

Originally owned by General Joseph Revere, grandson of Paul Revere, the property is now...
Fostoria Glass Museum At The Anna B. Smith House

Moundsville, West Virginia

The Fostoria Glass Company began operations in Fostoria, Ohio, on December 15, 1887. This...
Fountain Hills

Fountain Hills, Arizona

The town acquired the park May 1, 1997, from MCO Properties, Inc. Approximately nine...
Fourth Ward School

Virginia City, Nevada

On November 28, 1876, the excited residents of Virginia City christened their new...
Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Discovery Heritage Center

Johnstown, Pennsylvania

The Frank & Sylvia Pasquerilla Heritage Discovery Center, part of the Johnstown...
Frank H. Mcclung Museum

Knoxville, Tennessee

The McClung Museum is a general museum with collections in anthropology, archaeology,...
Frank Phillips Home

Bartlesville, Oklahoma

Frank Phillips, an ambitious barber-turned-bond salesman from Iowa, came to Bartlesville...
Frankenmuth Historical Museum

Frankenmuth, Michigan

The museum uses hands-on displays, video and audio, and interesting artifacts to tell...
Franklin County Historical And Museum Society

Malone, New York

Built on land once owned by Judge Hiram Horton, the home, now known as the "House of...
Franklin County Historical Society

Chambersburg, Pennsylvania

The society is responsible for the Old Jail Museum, the John Brown House, the Brown's...
Franklin Court

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Franklin Court was the site of the handsome brick home of Benjamin Franklin, who lived...
Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library And Museum

Hyde Park, New York

The Franklin D. Roosevelt Presidential Library is the first of our nation’s...
Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial

Washington, District Of Columbia

"The only thing we have to fear is fear itself." These are the words of our...
Fraunces Tavern Museum

New York, New York

Fraunces Tavern Museum is a survivor of the early days of New York City. It was built in...
Fray Angélico Chávez History Library

Santa Fe, New Mexico

The Fray Angélico Chávez History Library is the institutional successor of New Mexico's...
Frazier International History Museum

Louisville, Kentucky

The Frazier museum contains unique artifacts including the ceremonial sword of Founding...
Fred Drummond Home

Hominy, Oklahoma

The Drummond family built one of the most successful trading and ranching operations in...
Frederick County Public Libraries

Frederick, Maryland

Frederick County Libraries runs a bookmobile, and has branches in Point of Rocks,...
Frederick Douglass National Historic Site

Washington, District Of Columbia

Frederick Douglass' life spanned nearly eighty years, from the time that slavery was...
Fredericksburg And Spotsylvania Battlefields

Fredericksburg, Virginia

Four major battles fought in the vicinity of Fredericksburg - Chancellorsville,...
Free Quaker Meeting House

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

When the call went out for able-bodied men to bear arms in the colonial militia, an...
Freedom Museum USA

Pampa, Texas

The Freedom Museum USA preserves and exhibits items of historical nature pertaining to...
Fremont County Pioneer Museum

Lander, Wyoming

The Fremont County Pioneer Museum tells the story of the first settlers to the Freemont...
French Legation Museum

Austin, Texas

The French Legation Museum as it exists today represents a conscientious effort to return...
Fresno Flats Museum

Oakhurst, California

The museum complex is built around two restored and furnished homes dating to the 1870s....
Friends Meeting House

Lincoln, Rhode Island

The Quakers can boast of a long and rich historical legacy in America. The Lincoln, Rhode...
Friends Of Arrow Rock

Arrow Rock, Missouri

Since 1959 the society has grown from a small group of committed people to a membership...
Friends Of Auburn Heights Preserve

Yorklyn, Delaware

The Friends of Auburn Heights Preserve Inc. and the smaller team of mechanics who operate...
Friends Of The Mansfield Battlefield

Shreveport, Louisiana

Shreveport was the Confederate capital of Louisiana, a busy river port with an active...
Friends Of White Water Shaker Village

Cincinnati, Ohio

The nucleus of the White Water settlement formed in 1822 when members of the Union...
Friends Of Wilderness Battlefield

Locust Grove, Virginia

The Friends of Wilderness Battlefield was formed from a group of ten residents of...
Frisco Historic Park & Museum

Frisco, Colorado

In 1983, the Frisco Historical Society and the Town of Frisco officially dedicated the...
Frontier Culture Museum Of Virginia

Staunton, Virginia

The Frontier Culture Museum is an outdoor, living-history museum and educational...