Cortland, New York
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library
Limestone mansion, built by successful industrialist Chester F. Wickwire, is a symbol of the grandeur of the Victorian and Gilded ages.
Throughout its history the Aberdeen Armory Building has been a source of civic pride and activity. Indeed, at the time of its construction, the Armory was hailed as a truly imposing structure. An Aberdeen Daily World article of the period stated: "The Armory in its completed state will appeal to the pride of every resident of Aberdeen." The Armory has been a sound and stylish shelter for community affairs for the last 84 years.
History, Library, Nature Centers, Science
For 200 years, the Academy has connected people to nature. As Philadelphia's natural history museum, we educate visitors of all ages. Our scientists study evolution, biodiversity and ecology, providing information critical to understanding the natural world. These efforts are supported by a collection of 17 million biological specimens and a celebrated natural-history library.
The United States Air Force's Enlisted Heritage Hall offers visitors a unique glimpse at our country's rich history of military aviation. Located at Maxwell-Gunter Air Force Base, Alabama. The Enlisted Heritage Hall hosts thousands of people each year who learn from its educational, enlightening and fascinating story.
The mission of the Enlisted Heritage Hall is to preserve the rich and dramatic heritage and tradition of the enlisted corps of the U.S. Air Force and the U.S.
San Antonio, Texas
History, Historic House
The Alamo began its existence in 1718 as Mission San Antonio de Valero, the oldest of San Antonio's five Spanish mission. In 1724, Spanish officials relocated Valero to the spot that the Alamo now occupies. Two original building remain from the mission period (1724-1793)-the church, or modem Shrine, and the convento, or Long Barrack. The mission was desecularized in 1793.
Chazy, New York
Touring the three floors and period rooms of The Alice is like taking a trip back in time. Much of the Museum remains as Alice left it. The Colonial Kitchen shows how family life once centered around the hearth.
Culture, History, Library
The mission of the Masonic Library and Museum is to preserve, collect, and exhibit Masonic items and to assist with researching the history of Freemasonry and Freemasons in Virginia
The U.S. Marine Raider Museum, The Military Knife and Bayonet Museum, and the Monument Avenue Museum are all housed in the architecturally significant 1817 Federal Mansion, "Columbia," listed on the National Register.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The Benson Hammond House serves as the Ann Arrundell County Historical Society's headquarters and museum. A truck farm from 1830-1930, the museum contains many artifacts from local truck farms and contains an extensive picker check collection that reflects the system used by early farmers in the area to pay farm workers.
History, Historic House, Historical Society
The chief responsability of the AAHS is the operation and management of the 1838 Raney House Museum which is owned by the City of Apalachicola and was officially recorded in National Register of Historic Places on January 22, 1973. The Raney House Museum has on display furniture, documents and other artifacts from the 19th century.
Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Asa Waters II was born in 1769 in the section of Sutton which later became Millbury in 1813. He learned the art of gunsmithing in his father’s shop. Because of lucrative government contracts, the armory, which he and his brother founded, prospered. He was founder of the Millbury Bank and became a State Representative in 1823.
His plan to erect the stateliest residence in the country for his wife, Susan Holman Waters, was set in motion in 1824.
Los Angeles, California
Anthropology, Art, Culture, History, Library
In addition to ongoing and special exhibitions, the Autry continues to provide a wide range of programs, special activities, and events designed for a variety of interests and all ages.
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Library, Science
Coconut Grove, Florida
History, Natural History, Park
The Barnacle, built in 1891, offers a glimpse of Old Florida during The Era of the Bay. Situated on the shore of Biscayne Bay, this was the home of Ralph Middleton Munroe, one of Coconut Grove´s most charming and influential pioneers. Munroe's principal passion was designing yachts. In his lifetime, he drew plans for 56 different boats. As a seaman, civic activist, naturalist, and photographer, Commodore Munroe was a man who cherished the natural world around him.
Beaufort, South Carolina