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Hawaii
Honolulu
Hawaii State Capitol Building
515 South Beretania Street
MAIL: State Capitol, Room 417
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone 808 586-0178
Alt Phone 808 586-0146
Web Site http://www.hawaiischoolreports.com/symbols/capitol.htm
Description designed to resemble a volcano, pillars shaped like coconut palms, main courtyard open to the sky
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Capitol
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1969
New or Updated: 04/24/2003

Hawaii State Foundation on Culture & the Arts
250 South Hotel Street, 2nd Floor
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone 808 586-0300
Web Site http://www.state.hi.us/sfca/
Description state Arts agency
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Arts
Nature of Group or Site Government

Hawaii
Honolulu
Hawaii's State Arts Museum
No 1 Capitol District Building
250 South Hotel Street
Honolulu HI 96813
Phone
808 586-9958
Web Site
http://www.state.hi.us/sfca/
Description
new museum featuring Hawaiian art & cultural
Type of Resource Gallery
Primary Focus Arts
Nature of Group or Site Government
New or Updated: 05/15/200

Honolulu
Washington Place
South Beretania Street
Honolulu HI
Phone
808 538-3113
Web Site
http://www.hawaii.gov/gov/office/washingtonplace.html
Alt Web http://www.washingtonwilkes.com/attractions.html
Description Hawaii's governors live in home of John Owen Kominis and Queen
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Governors Mansion
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1846
New or Updated: 05/10/2003

  IA

  Des Moines

  State Historical Society of Iowa IC

  State of Iowa Historical Building

  600 East Locust

  Des Moines   IA   50319    

  Phone  515 281-5111

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

  Description  operates museum, historic sires, library, preservation activities

  Type of Resource  History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Preservation

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  New or Updated:  3/6/2007

Des Moines
Terrace Hill Historic Site and Governor's Mansion
2300 Grand Avenue
Des Moines IA 50312
Phone 515 281-3604
Web Site http://www.terracehill.org/
Description 18,000 sq ft mansion donated to state in 1971 now houses governor, offers tours
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Governors Mansion
Nature of Group or Site Government
Era 1869
New or Updated: 05/12/2003

Iowa
Iowa City
State Historical Society of Iowa IC
SHSI Centennial Building
Iowa City 52240
Phone 319 335-3916
Web Site http://www.iowahistory.org/
Description
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Nature of Group or Site Government

Okoboji
Higgins Museum
Sanborn Avenue
Box 64
Okoboji IA 51355
Phone 712 332-5859
Web Site http://www.iowagreatlakes.com/_ent/areaattractions/higgins/index.asp
Description dedicated to the history of the National Banks, which issued their own
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Industrial
Nature of Group or Site Government
Collection G-M Money
New or Updated: 05/30/2003

Iowa
West Branch
Herbert Hoover National Historic Site
Downey Street
West Branch IA 52358
Phone 319 643-5327
Web Site www.nps.gov/heho.htm
Description Hoover's neighborhood, including birthplace and Friends Meetinghouse,
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Owner/Operator: National Park Service

Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
210 Parkside Drive
PO Box 488
West Branch IA 52358
Phone 319 643-5301
Web Site http://hoover.nara.gov/
E-mail hoover.library@nara.gov
Alt Web http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description holds seven galleries and auditorium
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Research /Reading Library
Owner/Operator: National Archives and Records Administration

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