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Clarke Historical Museum
Eureka, California

In an area rich with Native American and pioneer history, the Clarke Museum, housed in

Claude Moore Colonial Farm At Turkey Run
McLean, Virginia

The Farm is managed and operated by the Friends of Claude Moore Colonial Farm, through

Coachella Valley Museum
Indio, California

The museum sets out to display the culture of Coachella Valley with constantly changing

Colossal Cave Mountain Park
Vail, Arizona

Among the mammals, Pack Rats, Deer Mice, Spotted Skunks, Striped Skunks, Ringtails, Fox

Colvin Run Mill
Great Falls, Virginia

This late 19th century building once stood across Colvin Run Road from the mill.

Costa Mesa Historical Society Museum
Costa Mesa, California

Unique exhibits contain natural and man-made objects, photographs and maps, newspapers,

Cottonlandia Museum
Greenwood, Mississippi

The archaeology collection, on loan from the L.B.

Crosby Arboretum
Picayune, Mississippi

The Pinecote Pavilion and the many wooden bridges that complement the lake were designe

D.c. Booth Historic National Fish Hatchery
Spearfish, South Dakota

The hatchery was constructed to propagate, stock, and establish trout populations in th

Dakota City Heritage Village
Farmington, Minnesota

With over 20 buildings, including a blacksmith shop, postoffice, and even a jail, this

Dawes Arboretum
Newark, Ohio

Beman and Bertie Dawes founded The Arboretum with the dedication to increase the love a

Debary Hall Historic Site
DeBary, Florida

Visitors to Debary Hall will learn about the nineteenth-century tourism that overtook F

Delaware Agricultural Museum & Village
Dover, Delaware

The Delaware Agricultural Museum Association was formed by a group of people dedicated

Delaware Archaeology Museum
Dover, Delaware

Exhibited artifacts here range from arrowheads, ceramics, and other stone and bone tool

Denver Museum Of Nature & Science
Denver, Colorado

In 1868, pioneer and naturalist Edwin Carter arrived in Breckenridge, Colo., and devote

Destrehan Plantation
Destrehan, Louisiana

Erected in 1787 by Charles Paquet, Destrehan Plantation was purchased by indigo planter

Dudley Farm Historic State Park
Newberry, Florida

The plantation complex consists of eighteen buildings, including the house in which the

Dudley Farm, The
Guilford, Connecticut

The last family member, David Dudley, gave the farm to the North Guilford Volunteer Fir

Duke Homestead
Durham, North Carolina

The patriarch of Duke Homestead was Washington Duke, an Orange County farmer whose chan

Dunlawton Sugar Mill Botanical Gardens
Port Orange, Florida

Interpretive signs recount the history of this famous 16th century sugar mill and of th

Edwin Carter Museum
Breckenridge, Colorado

Edwin Carter was a Breckenridge pioneer and famous "log cabin naturalist." Concerned ab

Erie Canalway National Heritage Corridor
Waterford, New York

The corridor stretches 524 miles across the full expanse of upstate New York.

Evergreen Plantation
Edgard, Louisiana

Evergreen Plantation is the most intact plantation complex in the South with 37 buildin

Fairmount Water Works Interpretive Center
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Through its detailed and faithful picture of watershed use, the I

Farm And Ranch Museum
Gering, Nebraska

Farmers' Museum, The
Cooperstown, New York

The site of The Farmers' Museum has deep roots in New York State's rural past.

Farmington Museum
Farmington, New Mexico

The Three Waters Trading Post features a walk-through replica of a 1930s trading post w

Floyd County Museum
Charles City, Iowa

The Floyd County museum is one of the largest rural county museums in all of the Midwes

Forest Home Farms
San Ramon, California

At Forest Home Farms, San Ramon’s historic park, there will b

Fort Boonesborough State Park
Richmond, Kentucky

Fort Boonesborough has been reconstructed as a working fort complete with cabins, block

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