History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
The Locks & Ship Canal were built over 100 years ago as a
Commercial Navigation Route to Develop the City of Seattle. The Locks still contribute over $1.2 Billion/yr. to the Seattle economy and are the Nation's busiest. However, no fees are charged and funding comes from the Federal Government (not Seattle).
History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military, Specialized
Baltimore Civil War Museum presenting Baltimore & Maryland Civil War History, History of the Philadelphia, Wilmington & Baltimore Railroad, builder of President Street Station & use of PWBRR by Underground Railroad
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Military, Specialized
Reconstructed house of Barbara Fritchie, heroine of John Greenleaf Whittier's poem from the Civil War. "Shoot if you must, this old gray head, but spare your country's flag, she said" while leaning out an upstairs window.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Specialized
The Cresco Station Museum: The society has regular programs at the Cresco Station Museum. From Memorial Day to Columbus Day, there is a monthly performance by local muscians and an Ice Cream Social. The museum is also the site of an Art's and Craft's Exhibit on the second Sunday of each month. Local Artists and Crafters display and sell their work. Exhibits change periodically.
Church, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Natural History
Pioneer Village: Nestled among a 35 acre pine grove, with 37 buildings several original log cabins locally built and furnished in the 1800,s.
A climate controlled building with 36 cubicles filled with antique guns,clothing,cars and history items. Open from Memorial Day to Labor Day Thursday thru Sunday with special events on week ends.
Archaeology, Cemetery, Culture, General, History, Historical Society, Library, Military
The old Barrow County jail now serves as the headquarters of the Barrow County Historical Society and Museum. Visitors to the Museum will discover interesting tidbits of the county history effectively displayed. Located behind the original Barrow County Courthouse.
Archaeology, General, History, Military, Science
Our museum houses the collections of many people. There are things which will interest people of all ages. We hope to continue in the spirit of the founder and add to the collection at the Board sees fit. The major projects on agenda for now is up dating the grounds and working on some of the needed repairs. We are also exploring ways to increase attendance
Plattsburgh, New York
General, History, Military, Specialized
We are dedicated to developing and operating the Battle of Plattsburgh Interpretive Center and War of 1812 Museum. In this effort we will collect, preserve and maintain appropriate artifacts and undertake a national education effort to publicize the significance of the Battle of Plattsburgh in the War of 1812 and our nation’s history.
Fall River, Massachusetts
Wilmington, North Carolina
Sioux Falls, South Dakota
La Porte, Texas
The Battleship TEXAS is the last of the world's "dreadnoughts," the all-big-gun ships designed and built and the beginning of the twentieth century. When she was commissioned in 1914, the USS TEXAS was the most powerful weapon in the world. She is now the only surviving U.S. naval vessel to have seen service in both World Wars.
Cemetery, Church, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Military
Baxter Springs, Kansas
Archaeology, Culture, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Science
The Baxter Springs Heritage Center & Museum, functioning under the Baxter Springs Historical Society, is dedicated to preserving and interpreting the rich regional history of Baxter Springs, Kansas.
Children's, Culture, General, History, Military, Natural History, Specialized
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, History, Historic House, Military, Park
Here, on April 26, 1865, Confederate General Joseph E. Johnston and Union General William T. Sherman met to discuss the surrender terms of what would become the largest surrender of the American Civil War. More than 90,000 Confederate soldiers of Florida, Georgia, South Carolina, and North Carolina surrendered. Bennett Place features the reconstructed farmhouse and outbuildings, a visitor center with exhibits, an interpretive film, research library, gift shop, and living history programs.
Durham, North Carolina
Culture, General, History, Military, Park
This simple farmhouse was located between Confederate General Johnston's headquarters in Greensboro and Union General Sherman's headquarters in Raleigh, North Carolina. In 1865 the two officers met at the Bennett Place, where they signed surrender papers for southern armies in the Carolinas, Georgia, and Florida. Today James Bennett's reconstructed farmhouse, kitchen, and smokehouse recall the lifestyle of an ordinary Southern farmer during the Civil War.
Sauk Rapids, Minnesota
Culture, History, Historical Society, Military
The Benton County History Museum has available for research a number of sources of information available for those wishing to research family history. A number of people have donated a lot of information. We have files of information that cover a great number of people by surnames.
Four Oaks, North Carolina
Cemetery, History, Historic House, Military
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library, Military, Park, Specialized
The history of our area is brought to life through the society's collecton of photographs, artifacts and exhibits. The society is working toward a major expansion to the main exhibit building, which houses the archives, offices, gift shop and the rotating exhibit gallery.
Museum History: The Big Horn County Historical Society developed the Big Horn County Historical Museum in 1978 on a 22 acre farm.