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Brockton
Brockton Shoe Museum
Brockton Heritage Center
216 North Pearl Street
Brockton MA 02301
Phone
Web Site http://www.brocktonma.com/bhs/shoe.html
E-mail mailto:gerryb@brocktonma.com
Description history of American shoemaking with video, military footwear, celebrity shoe collection
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection N-Z Shoes

  Haverhill
 
Buttonwoods Museum
 
240 Water Street
 
Haverhill  MA  01830   
 
Phone        98 374-4626
 
Web Site  http://www.haverhillhistory.org/Home%20Page.htm
 
Alt Web  http://www.haverhilltourism.com/history.html
 
Description  3 historic buildings, including shop & 2 houses, local archaeological collection
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type  Trade/Craft
 
Collection A-F  Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Shoes
 
Owner/Operator:  Haverhill Historical Society
 
New or Updated:  10/29/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Lynn
 
Lynn Historical Society
 
125 Green Street
 
Lynn  MA  01902    
 
Phone  617 592-2465
 
Web Site  http://www.lynnmuseum.org/
 
Description  local history in Hyde-Mills house with 4 period rooms
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Collection N-Z  Shoes
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
Era      1836
 
New or Updated:  11/20/2003

  Middleton
 
Lura Woodside Watkins Museum
 
Pleasant Street
 
Middleton             MA           01949  
 
Phone              508 774-9301
 
Web Site      http://www.flintlibrary.org/history.htm
 
Description      photos, books, letters, diaries, 1000 artifacts
 
Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Local History
 
Collection A-F      Costume
 
Collection N-Z     Shoes
 
Research /Reading     Library
 
Owner/Operator:     Middleton Historical Society
 
New or Updated:                   12/1/2003

  Massachusetts
 
Peabody
 
George Peabody House
 
205 Washington Street
 
Peabody  MA  01960    
 
Phone  978 531-0355
 
Web Site  http://ci.peabody.ma.us/gphm/gphm.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:rlarsen@ci.peabody.ma.us
 
Alt Web http://www.essexheritage.org/visiting/placestovisit/listofsitesbycommunity/geo             rge_peabody.shtml
 
Description  house & community center of early financier, exhibits on tanning &shoe
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Visitor Center
 
Collection G-M  Leather
 
Collection N-Z  Shoes
 
Owner/Operator:  City of Peabody
 
New or Updated:  10/06/2003

 

 

  

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Shoe Museum
Temple U School of Podiatric Medicine
Philadelphia PA
Phone 215 625-5243
Web Site www.pcpm.edu/sjpe,mus.edu
Description over 200 pairs of shoes, by appointment only
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection N-Z Shoes
  Rhode Island
 
Kingston
 
U Rhode Island Textile Gallery
 
University of Rhode Island
 
Quinne Hall
 
Kingston  RI
 
Phone  401 874-4574
 
Web Site  http://www.uri.edu/hss/tmd/Gallery.htm
 
Description  offered by Dept of Textiles, Fashion Merchandising & Design
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession  Textiles
 
Collection A-F  Costume
 
Collection N-Z  Shoes
 
New or Updated:  10/26/2003
South Dakota
Webster
Shoe House
Highway 12
Webster SD 57274
Phone 605 345-4751
Web Site www.webstersd.com/activities/museum
Description over 7000 shoes, shoemaking techniques and history
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Collection N-Z Shoes
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