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  CO
 
Buena Vista
 
Buena Vista Heritage Museum
 
511 East Main Street
 
PO Box 1414
 
Buena Vista CO  81211 
 
Phone   719 395-8458
 
Web Site  http://www.buenavistaheritage.org/
 
Description  original courthouse, later  school  now holds furniture, clothing, rocks &                     minerals, large model railroad layout
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Courthouse
 
Collection A-F Costume
 
Collection G-M  Model Railroad
 
Era  1883
 
New or Updated:  6/18/2004

  CO

  Colorado Springs

  Colorado Springs Pioneers Museum

  215 South Tejon

  Colorado Springs    CO      80903    

  Phone   719 385-5990

  Web Site  www.cspm.org

  Description  Pikes Peak region history 1n 1903 courthouse

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Court House

  Collection N-Z  Quilts

  Group Identity   Native American

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1903

  New or Updated:             4/23/2005

 

 

  DC
Washington
Supreme Court of the United States
Address
Washington DC
Phone
Web Site 
http://www.supremecourtus.gov/index.html
Description  besides the impressive building, portraits of the Justices, a film, public lectures in the Courtroom, and access to oral arguments are all available
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry Profession Law Enforcement

 

  Florida
Green Cove Springs
Clay County Historical & Railroad Museum
915 Walnut St
Green Cove Springs FL 32043
Phone
904 284-9644
Web Site
http://www.greencovesprings.com/wtb.htm
Alt Web http://www.claycountygov.com/Archives/historical_museums.htm
Description former courthouse and adjacent jail now hold local history and railroad equipment with hands-on experience
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Railroad
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Municipal
Era 1880
New or Updated: 05/10/2003

  Georgia
Blairsville
Union County Historical Society Museum
PO Box 35
Blairsville GA 30514
Phone
706 745-5493
Web Site http://www.ngeorgia.com/uchs.html
Description local memorabilia in restored courthouse building, Annex includes 1860 log cabin
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type  Courthouse
Research/Reading  Archives

Georgia
Calhoun
New Echota Historic Site
1211 Chatsworth Highway NE
Calhoun GA 30701
Phone
706 624-1321
Web Site  http://ngeorgia.com/parks/new.html
Alt Web  http://www.dnr.state.ga.us/dnr/parks/ppage2.cgi
Description  planned community was to be capitol of the Cherokee Nation before their forced removal
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Village
Building Type Courthouse
Industry Profession Printing
Group Identity Native American
Era 1830

Georgia
Cleveland
White County Historical Society
Cleveland Square
PO Box 1139
Cleveland GA 30528
Phone 706 865-3225
Web Site http://georgiamagazine.com/chamber/white/wchs/index.htm
Description local history & memorabilia -- also owns covered bridge
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Historical Society
Building Type Courthouse
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 03/26/2003

Georgia
Dahlonega
Dahlonega Courthouse Gold Museum SHS
Public Square
Dahlonega GA  30533
Phone 
706 864-2257
Web Site http://www.dahlonega.org/museum/goldmuseum.html
Description Georgia Gold Rush predated California by 20 years, 1836 courthouse tells history of mining in Georgia, lives of prospectors, locally minted gold coins
Type of Resource Museum
Building Type Courthouse
Field of Study Science Facility Gold Rush
Industry Profession Mining
Era 1830
 
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