Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Eight buildings within a two block area comprise this community museum located in the historical downtown area of Zachary, Louisiana, offering a rare picture of neighborhood life in a small town from the waning years of the 19th century through the 1960's. Three dwellings, a barn, a carriage house,a pavilion, a Railroad Depot and the Old Town Hall with an adjacent fire house provide the setting for a leisurely walk down "Main Street USA".
Children's, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
Zelienople Historical Society is dedicated to the preservation of local historical resources as well as the education of members and the public. A research library is maintained at Passavant House, with a large collection of primary resource materials as well as genealogical records of many early immigrant families. These materials are available to researchers seeking their own family records and those involved in scholarly pursuits.
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
We, as a people, preserve our history in order to communicate its lessons for the benefit of both present and future generations. The City of Zion has a most unique heritage—one that is worth preserving. An important part of that heritage is Shiloh House. The Zion Historical Society is charged with maintaining Shiloh House, a monument to Zion’s heritage, in honor of those who came before us and for the benefit of those who will carry us into the future.
Botanical Garden, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Specialized
Zoar Village was founded in 1817 by a group of over 200 German Separatists seeking escape from religious persecution in their homeland. These Separatists thrived as a unique society for more than 80 years, making Zoar Village one of the most successful communal settlements in American history.