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These hotels are not your everyday, side-of-the-interstate boxes, but places where people stayed in the past.  Some of them still operate as places to stay, others are museums.  If you know of others that belong on this list, let us know.  
 

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  LA

  Homer

  Ford Museum

  519 S Main St

  Homer   LA   71040    

  Phone   318 927-9190

  Web Site  http://www.claiborneone.org/homer/hsford.html

  Description  local memorabilia on town square

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Collection A-F Bells

  New or Updated: 11/30/2004

 

  MA
 
Sudbury
 
Longfellow's Wayside Inn
  
Wayside Inn Road
 
Sudbury  MA  01776    
 
Phone   508 443-1776
 
Web Site  http://www.wayside.org/
 
Alt Web  http://dlstewart.com/longfellow/WaysideInn.htm
 
Description  site made famous by Longfellow's poems is still an operating inn today
  Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Merchant
 
Building Type   Hotel/Inn
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:    1/16/2004

  MI

  Frankenmuth

  Frankenmuth Historical Museum

   613 South Main Street

  Frankenmuth  MI    48734     

  Phone  989 652-9701

  Web Site http://www.frankenmuthmuseum.org/

  Description  story of town founded by Bavarian immigrants

  Type of Resource Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Hotel/Inn

  Group Identity  German

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  8/26/2007

  MO

  Owensville

  Gasconade County Historical

  105 West McFadden

  Owensville  MO   65066    

  Phone 573 486-4028

  Web Site http://www.gasconadecountyhistoricalsociety.com/

  Description  local hstory in former railroad hotel, Archive & records center in

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type  Hotel

  Research  Archives

  Era 1910

  New or Updated:  9/23/2006


  MO

  St Joseph

  Patee House Museum

  12th & Penn Street

  Box 1022

  St Joseph   MO  64503    

  Phone   816 232-8206

  Web Site  http://www.stjoseph.net/ponyexpress/patee.shtml

  E-mail  mailto:patee@ponyexpress.net

  Description  hotel at the edge of the frontier, pony express HQ,

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Owner/Operator:  Pony Express Historical Association

  New or Updated:  10/12/2004

  MT

  Fairmont

  Fairmont Hot Springs Resort

  1500 Fairmont Road

  Fairmont   MT           59711    

  Phone   406 797-3337

  Toll Free  800 332-3272

  E-mail  mailto:info@fairmontmontana.com

  Description  resort located between Yellowstone & Glacier  National parks, with golf, tennis, playgrounds, zoo, spa

  Type of Resource  Lodging
   Building  Hotel

  New or Updated:              8/9/2005


  MT

  Philipsburg

  Granite County Museum

  S Sansome Street

  PO Box 502

  Philipsburg   MT  59858    

  Phone   406 859-3388

  Web Site  http://visitmt.com/categories/moreinfo.asp?IDRRecordID=3180&SiteID=1

  Alt Web  http://www.theinn-philipsburg.com/pburg.htm

  Description  local memorabilia, Ghost Town Hall of Fame, Granite Mountain Mining exhibit

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Kind of Activity   Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated: 10/27/2004

  NC

  Cary

  Page-Walker Arts and History Center

  119 Ambassador Loop

  PO Box 8005

  Cary  NC  27513    

  Phone   919 460-4963

  Web Site  http://www.townofcary.org/depts/prdept/facilities/pwhome.htm

  Description  railroad hotel now operates as cultural center with exhibits, classes and

                    performances

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Building Type   Hotel/Inn

  Era  1868

  New or Updated:   8/30/2004

North Carolina
Dallas
Gaston County Museum of Art and History
131 West Main Street
Dallas NC  28034
Phone 
704 922-7681
Web Site
Alt Web 
http://www.gastongazette.com/answerbook/Wheretogo/Wheretogo.htm
Description  general history and art museum in old hotel, period rooms, contemporary galleries
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus  Local History
Building Type  Hotel/Inn
Collection A-F  Carriages
Era  1852

  NJ

  Lambertville

  Lambertville House

  32 Bridge Street

  Lambertville  NJ  08530    

  Phone  609 397-0200

  Web Site www.lambertvillehouse.com/

  Toll Free 888 867-8859

  E-mail   mailto:innkeeper@lambertvillehouse.com

  Description  one time stagecoach inn hosted US presidents in 19th century, restored

                     in 1997

  Type of Resource  Lodging

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Inn

  Era  1812

  New or Updated:  3/19/2007

New Mexico
Hillsboro
Black Range Museum
Highway NM 152
PO Box 454
Hillsboro NM 88042
Phone 505 895-5233
Web Site
E-mail mailto:Hillsman@ziavms.enmu.edu
Alt Web http://www.nmculture.org/cgi-bin/instview.cgi?_recordnum=BLKR
Description mining artifacts, local memorabilia in one-time hotel
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Local History
Building Type Hotel/Inn
Industry /Profession Mining
New or Updated: 04/26/2003
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