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  Connecticut

  Fairfield

  Old Town Hall Green

  636 Old Post Road

  Fairfield  CT    06426    

  Phone   203 259-1598

  Web Site  http://www.fairfieldhistoricalsociety.org/properties.html

  E-mail  mailto:info@fairfieldhs.org

  Description  six historic structures and burying ground 

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Collection A-F Costume

  Collection N-Z  Portraits

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Fairfield Historical Society

  New or Updated:        11/22/2005

 

 

  Illinois
 
Chicago
  DuSable Museum of African-American History
 
740 East 56th Place
  Chicago IL 60637    
  Phone 773 947-0600
  Web Site http://www.dusablemuseum.org/
  E-mail  mailto:admin@dusablemuseum.org
 
Description  mosaic portraits, Harold Washington office, Africa Speaks, Trial to Triumph,               Blacks in Aviation
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Group Identity  African American
  New or Updated:  07/28/2003 

  KS

  Topeka

  Kansas  Museum of History

   6425 SW Sixth Avenue

  Topeka  KS   66615    

  Phone  785 272-8681

  Web   http://www.kshs.org/places/museum.htm

  Alt Web  mailto:kansasmuseum@kshs.org

  Description  Many full-sized exhibits including locomotive, tipi, and airplane

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus Local History

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Textiles

  Collection A-F Decorative Arts

  Collection  Portraits

  Owner/Operator:  Kansas State Historical Society

  New or Updated     2/10/2006

  Massachusetts
 
Duxbury
 
King Caesar House
 
120 King Caesar Road
 
Duxbury  MA  02331    
  Phone   781 934-5730
 
Web Site  http://www.duxburyhistory.org/serv02.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:pbrowne@duxburyhistory.org
 
Description  built for prominent shipbuilder & merchant
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Era  1809
 
New or Updated:   4/1/2004
 

  MA

  Chestnut Hill

  Longyear Museum

  1125 Boylston St

  Chestnut Hill  MA   02467    

  Phone  617 278-9000

  Web   www.longyear.org

  Description  Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science and the Longyear family

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection M-Z  Portraits

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated               1/18/2006

  Taunton
 
Old Colony Historical Society
 
66 Church Green
 
Taunton  MA  02780    
 
Phone  508 822-1622
 
Web Site  http://www.oldcolonyhistoricalsociety.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:Oldcolony@oldcolonyhistoricalsociety.org
 
Description  former Bristol Academy building with local artifacts including 1790s fire                         wagon, Revolutionary war drum and more
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Schoolhouse
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Genealogy
 
Collection A-F  Dolls
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1853
 
New or Updated:  11/05/2003
 

  MA

  Templeton

  Narragansett Historical Society

  The Common

  Templeton  MA  01468    

  Phone  978 939-2303

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.americanantiquarian.org/Exhibitions/Portraits/sophiaburnside.ht

  Description

  Type of Resource Museum

  Primary Focus  Local History

  Collection N-Z  Portraits

  Era  1810

  New or Updated:   6/27/2006

  Maine
 
Saco
 
Saco Museum
 
371 Main Street
 
Saco  ME  04072 
 
Phone  207 282-3031
 
Web Site  http://www.sacomaine.org/historyculture/museum/museum.shtml
 
Description  10,000 artifacts with emphasis on local paintings and portraits
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Collection A-F  Decorative Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
New or Updated:  09/25/2003
  Mississippi
  Meridian
  Meridian Museum of Art
 
628 25th Ave
  Meridian  MS  39301   
 
Phone  601 693-1501
  Web Site  *****
  Alt Web  http://www.visitmeridian.com/attractions.html
  Description  20th century American, 18th century English portraits, Mississippi artists in                         former Carnegie Library, rotating exhibits & shows
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Arts
  Building Type  Library
  Collection N-Z  Portraits
  New or Updated:  08/01/2003 

  PA

  Easton

  Lafayette College Galleries & Collection

  Lafayette College

  Easton  PA    18042    

  Phone  610 330-5361

  Web Site www.lafayette.edu

  E-mail  mailto:artgallery@lafayette.edu

  Description  contemporary & traveling exhibits, 18th-20th century collection

  Type of Resource  Gallery

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection N-Z   Portraits

  New or Updated: 12/30/2006

  South Carolina
 
Charleston
 
City Hall Council Chamber
 
80 Broad Street
 
Charleston   SC  29401  
 
Phone   843 724-3799
 
Alt Phone   843 868-8118
 
Web Site  http://www.ci.charleston.sc.us/faq.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.charlestoncvb.com/visitors/index.shtml
 
Description  building erected as a branch of the Bank of the United States, now holds City                     Hall, gallery in Council Chambers features Trumbull painting of George                     Washington
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Arts
 
Building Type   Civic
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Era  1801
 
New or Updated:   4/1/2004

Charleston
Gibbes Museum of Art
135 Meeting Street
Charleston SC 29401
Phone 843 722-2706
Web Site www.gibbes.com
Description focus on American art, portrait collection, rotating exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Arts
Collection N-Z Portraits

  Texas
 
Austin
 
Friends of the Governors Mansion
  1010 Colorado
 
Austin   TX      78701    
 
Phone   512 463-5516
 
Web Site  http://www.txfgm.org/
 
Description  home to Texas governors since 1856
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Governors Mansion
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Portraits
 
Era  1856
 
New or Updated:   4/30/2004
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