Built in 1683 and occupied by Caleb Pusey, this is the only building still standing which can claim documented association with William Penn, and which he is known to have visited on several occasions. The cottage was continuously occupied as a residence from 1682 through 1959. Our group was organized in 1960 to undertake restoration of the house and property which by then had deteriorated to the point of imminent collapse.
The Thomas Massey House is a monument to the American dream - the home of an indentured servant who became a landowner, and like the American dream the house has endured almost 300 years. The Thomas Massey House is one of the oldest English Quaker homes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.
Saint Charles, Illinois
Murdo, South Dakota
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.
Children's, History, Historic House, Library
The Houston Municipal Airport Terminal is a
beautiful and rare example of classic art deco
airport architecture from the golden age of flight.
The Terminal served Houston during the years
when air travelers dressed in their finest and
embarked for exotic destinations aboard roaring
propliners like the Douglas DC-3 and the
Park Forest, Illinois
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society, Library
The 1950s Park Forest House Museum commemorates the pioneers of Park Forest--the residents who moved here during the first five years. In an original rental townhome,one of 3010 built by American Community Builders between October 1947 and October 1949, it is furnished as it might have been from 1948-1953. Park Forest was the first fully-planned, post-World War II suburb, and America's Original GI Town,studied around the world. Now with convenient parking in front of the building.
Richland Center, Wisconsin
A.J. Comstock Fire Museum in Ventura, CA is one of more than 15,400 museums in the MuseumsUSA directory. Find an exciting museum to visit where you live or vacation today.
Arnolds Park, Iowa
Location of the infamous Spirit Lake Massacre in 1857. Log cabin restored to 1856 appearance. Visitors Center with artifacts and film.
Art, Culture, General, History, Historic House, Library, Nature Centers, Park, Specialized
The oldest institution in the country devoted exclusively to collecting, exhibiting, and researching American Folk Art.
North Weymouth, Massachusetts
General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
Due to the ongoing preservation work in 2012, the Birthplace is closed. Special tours and programs will be scheduled when the work is completed. Please stay tuned to this website and our Facebook page for updates.
Culture, General, History, Historic House, Historical Society
The Ada Historical Society was first formed in 1974 by a group of local women interested in the history of Ada and strived to preserve Ada's rich historical roots. After a few years, the group disbanded. Then in the spring of 1989, the Ada historical was reorganized and they have continued to grow since. For several years the group met in the Ada Township Hall. Their goal was to have a museum in the Village.
Virginia Beach, Virginia
General, History, Historic House
Reopened in May 2011 after extensive restoration, the Adam Thoroughgood House has long been the subject of study and debate.
History, Historic House, Historical Society
An Adams County Historical Society was organized in 1888 and continued in operation for almost one year. A second society was organized in 1934 and ceased to function when its president died two years later. The third and present society began meeting in 1939. A charter of incorporation was secured the following year. The county commissioners offered some space in the basement of the courthouse, which the officers used to create a library, archives, and museum.
Deadwood, South Dakota
Adams, North Dakota
History, Historic House