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Adam Thoroughgood House
Virginia Beach, Virginia

The most surprising aspect of this very old house for today's visitors is its size--it

Albuquerque Museum Of Art And History
Albuquerque, New Mexico

An exhibition of local history depicts four hundred years of the history of Albuquerque

Allee House
Smyrna, Delaware

According to tradition, the Allee House was built about 1753 by Abraham Allee, the son

Alutiiq Museum
Kodiak, Alaska

The Alutiiq Museum, located on the first floor of the Alutiiq Cultural Center, traces t

Amana Colonies
Amana, Iowa

The name Amana means to "remain faithful".

Amherst History Museum
Amherst, Massachusetts

Andres Pico Adobe
Mission Hills, California

Inside are museum displays of native American beads, Mission and Spanish-Mexican era ar

Archaeology Institute At The University Of West Florida
Pensacola, Florida

Besides functioning as an archaeological research facility, the Archaeology Institute a

Arkansas Post National Memorial
Gillett, Arkansas

Arkansas Post became part of the United States following the Louisiana Purchase of 1803

Augustus Lutheran Church
Collegeville, Pennsylvania

The first church building of Augustus Lutheran Church is still standing and is the olde

Bacon's Castle
Surry, Virginia

It's not really a castle, nor was it the home of rebellion leader Nathaniel Bacon, but

Belle Grove Plantation
Middletown, Virginia

Belle Grove was home to the sister, Nelly Conway Madison, of President James Madison.

Billingsley House Museum
Upper Marlboro, Maryland

Although Major John Billingsley never lived on the property he acquired from Lord Balti

Bob Bullock Texas State History Museum
Austin, Texas

Three floors of exhibits -- three themes as big as Texas history: Land, Identity and Op

Brooke County Museum
Wellsburg, West Virginia

The Museum is housed in the original 1794 Miller's Tavern and Inn located next to old W

Buffalo Bill Museum And Grave
Golden, Colorado

See Sitting Bull's bow and arrows, Buffalo Bill's show outfits, Frederick Remington's "

Cabrillo National Monument
San Diego, California

As the park’s namesake, Juan Rodriguez Cabrillo led the first European expedition to ex

Caguana Ceremonial Park
Utuado, Puerto Rico

When the first Spaniards arrived on the island more than 500 years ago, they encountere

Cane River National Heritage Area
Natchitoches, Louisiana

The City of Natchitoches was established in 1714 by Louis Juchere

Canterbury Shaker Village
Canterbury, New Hampshire

Canterbury Shaker Village was established in 1792 when followers of founder Mother Ann

Cape Henry Memorial
Yorktown, Virginia

According to George Percy, one of the early settlers, "The nine and twentieth day we se

Carlyle House
Alexandria, Virginia

Castillo De San Marcos National Monument
St. Augustine, Florida

Begun in 1672, the Castillo de San Marcos is the last 17th century fort left in the Uni

Channel Islands National Park
Ventura, California

The Channel Islands have attracted many explorers, scientists and historians during the

Charles Pinckney National Historic Site
Sullivan's Island, South Carolina

Snee Farm, Pinckney’s coastal plantation, offers an opportunity to learn about the cult

Charlotte Amalia Historic District
Charlotte Amalia, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Charlotte Amalia, the first permanent European settlement on St.

Charlotte County Historical Center
Port Charlotte, Florida

Charlotte County Historical Center, located at Bayshore Live Oak Park on beautiful Char

Chelsea Plantation
West Point, Virginia

Furnished with period antiques and a large collection of paintings, this 1709 brick hou

Chesapeake Bay Center
Virginia Beach, Virginia

This environmentally focused, interactive visitor information center in First Landing S

Christiansted National Historic Site
Christiansted, Virgin Islands (U.S.)

Christiansted National Historic Site, on the island of St Croix in the Virgin Islands,

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