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Models  Kentucky - Massachusetts

 
  Models Pages AK-CACT-IA, IL-KS, KY-MA, MD-ME, MI-MTNC-NJ, NY-OHOR-TN, TX-ZZ  
 

 

  KY

  Lexington

  Headley-Whitney Museum

  4435 Old Frankfort Pike

  Lexington  KY  40510    

  Phone  859 255-6653

  Web Site  http://www.headley-whitney.org/

  Description  three building complex centered on Headley farm, dedicated to

                    decorative arts, doll houses, jewelry, shell grotto

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection  Decorative Arts

  Collection G-M  Models

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006


  Kentucky
 
Van Lear
 
Van Lear Historical Miners' Museum
 
78 Miller's Creek Road
 
PO Box 369
 
Van Lear  KY  41265    
 
Phone   606 789-9725
 
Web Site  http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ranch/7827/
 
E-mail  blevinstar@yahoo.com
 
Alt Web  http://www.webspawner.com/users/VanLear/
 
Description  1930s Appalachian coal mining story, 30 foot long model of town in 1930s
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Owner/Operator:  Van Lear Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  6/3/2005

 

 

 

 

 

 

  Louisiana

  Kenner

  LA Toy Train Museum

  519 Williams Blvd

  Kenner  LA 70062    

  Phone   504 468-7231

  Web Site  www.rivertownkenner.com/toytrain.html

  Description  toys, working models, visitor-activated models, 1/2 scale locomotive & cars

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Railroad

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:  12/14/2004

  Patterson
 
Wedell-Williams Aviation Museum
 
394 Airport Circle Road
 
Patterson  LA  70392  
 
Phone  504 396-7067
 
Web Site  http://lsm.crt.state.la.us/wedellex.htm
 
Description  official state aviation museum, memorabilia of early aviators, 3 aircraft,
                       
model airplanes
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Owner/Operator:  Louisiana State Museum
 
New or Updated:  07/13/2003
 

  LA

  Port Allen

  Poplar Grove Plantation

  3142 N River Road

  Port Allen  LA   70767    

  Phone  225 344-3913

  Web Site http://www.poplargroveplantation.com/home.html

  E-mail   mailto:wilkinson.ann@gmail.com

  Description  pavilion for international exhibition floated 200 miles on the

                    Mississippi to become sugar plantation mansion, now tours by appt,

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Building Type  Plantation

  Collection G-M   Model

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007


  Louisiana
  Port Allen

  West Baton Rouge Museum

  845 North Jefferson Avenue

  Port Allen               LA           70767    

  Phone   504 336-2422

  Web Site  http://www.lapage.com/wbrm/

  E-mail  mailto:wbrmuseum@yahoo.com

  Description  main museum, 1860 Creole house, 22 foot sugar mill model, plantation cabin

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection G-M  Model

  Owner/Operator:  West Baton Rouge Historical Association

  New or Updated:           11/12/2005

 

  MA

  Beverly

  Walker Transportation Collection

  117 Cabot Street

  Beverly  MA  01915    

  Phone  978 922-1186

  Web Site www.walkertrans.org

  E-mail  mailto:info@walkertrans.org

  Description  photos, slides, models, books on planes, trains, autos, boats,

                    construction equipment

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Collection G-M   Models

  Collection N-Z  Photography

  Research   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Beverly Historical Society

  New or Updated:  7/15/2007


  Massachusetts
 
Buzzards Bay
  Capt. Charles H Hurley Library
 
Massachusetts Maritime Academy
  101 Academy Drive
 
Buzzards Bay MA 02532     
 
Phone  508 830-5000
  Web Site  http://www.mma.mass.edu/campus/library/cchhl.html
 
Description  military college specializing in marine subjects has collections of the same      Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Maritime
  Collection G-M  Models
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/18/2003

  Cambridge
  Harvard U Botanical Museum
 
26 Oxford Street
  Cambridge MA  02138   
 
Phone  617 495-3045
  Web Site  http://www.peabody.harvard.edu/museum_botanical.html
  Description  focus on "useful plants" , featuring 3000 glass models of plants
 
Type of Resource  Nature
  Primary Focus  Science Museum
  Field of Study/Science Facility  Botanical
  Collection A-F  Glass
  Collection G-M  Models
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003

  Massachusetts
  Cohasset
  Maritime Museum - Cohasset
 
4 Elm Street
  PO Box 627
  Cohasset MA  02025   
 
Phone  617 383-1434
  Web Site  http://www.cohassethistoricalsociety.org/building.htm
  E-mail  mailto:tlg@dreamcom.net
  Description  lifesaving, ship models, lighthouse, shipbuilding
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Maritime
  Collection G-M  Models
  Owner/Operator:  Cohasset Historical Society
  New or Updated: 
07/30/2003

  Edgartown
 
Vineyard Museum
 
59 School Street
 
Edgartown  MA  02539     
 
Phone  508 627-4441
 
Web Site  http://www.marthasvineyardhistory.org/aboutus.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.capecodchamber.org/htm/attractions/marthas.htm
 
Description  society owns and operates several lighthouses as well as museum in                         historic house
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type  Lighthouse
 
Industry /Profession  Whaling
 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Collection N-Z  Scrimshaw
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1765
 
Owner/Operator:  Martha's Vineyard Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  09/06/2003

Massachusetts
Fall River
Marine Museum at Fall River
70 Water Street
Fall River MA 02721
Phone 508 674-3533
Web Site www.marinemuseum.org
Description models, exhibits on luxury liners, Titanic exhibit, located in restored machine shop
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Maritime
Collection G-M Models
Research/Reading Library
 

  MA

  Quincy

  US Naval Shipbuilding Museum

  739 Washington St

  Quincy  MA

  Phone   617 479-7900

  Web Site  www.uss-salem.org/

  Description  heavy cruiser USS Salem, Navy SEALS, Ordnance collection, located

                    in former Shipyard

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Industry /Profession Naval

  Collection  Arms

  Collection G-M  Models

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated:  5/12/2006

 
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