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Outdoor Pennsylvania - Wyoming

 
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    PA
 
Avella
 
Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Life
 
401 Meadowcroft Road
 
Avella   PA  15312    
 
Phone   724 587-3412
 
Web Site  Meadowcroft Museum of Rural Lifehttp://www.meadowcroftmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:mcroft@cobweb.net
 
Description  western PA history from prehistoric campsite through 19th century village on
                    site of ancient Rock shelter site
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
 
Collection N-Z  Vehicles
 
Group Identity   Native American
 
Owner/Operator:  Historical Soc of Western PA
 
New or Updated:   3/15/2004

 

  RI

  Portsmouth

  Green Animals Topiary Garden

  380 Corys Lane

  Portsmouth  RI           02871    

  Phone   401 683-1267

  Web Site  http://tickets.newportmansions.org/mansion.aspx?id=1003

  Description  80 pieces of topiary, dating from 1905, on self-sufficient estate

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Gardens

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  Collection N-Z  Topiary

  New or Updated:         12/19/2005

 

 
Tennessee
Nashville
Bicentennial Capitol Mall State Park
MAIL: TEA Building
598 Jamee Robertson Parkway
Nashville TN 37243
Phone 615 741-5280
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/bicenmal/
Description outdoor facility features 200 foot granite map, trestle, fountains, flags, walks and paths with memorials to CCC and WWII veterans, carillons
Type of Resource Tourist Attraction
Primary Focus Park
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor

 

  Texas
Arlington
Outdoorflix.com
Explore Multimedia Inc
Arlington Texas TX
Phone
817 633-4181
Web Site
http://www.savvycenter.com/explorer/Default.htm
Toll Free 888 522-9434
E-mail mailto:northtexasexplorer@hotmail.com
Description OutdoorFlix.com showcases areas of travel, scientific and historical interest via streaming video and in conjunction with the TV series North Texas Explorer.
Type of Resource Tourism Information
Primary Focus Natural History
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Collection N-Z Video
New or Updated: 12/06/2002

Texas
Edgewood
Edgewood Heritage Park and Historical Village
North Houston & Elm
PO Box 765
Edgewood TX 75117
Phone 903 896-1940
Web Site http://www.vzinet.com/heritage/
E-mail mailto:clyce@vzinet.com
Description homes, gas station, school, store, barber shop and public bath, other buildings on three blocks in small Texas town -- all furnished
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Era 1920
Owner/Operator: Edgewood Historical Society

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Virginia
Yorktown
Colonial National Historical Park
Colonial Parkway
PO Box 210
Yorktown VA 23690
Phone 757 229-1733
Alt Phone 757 898-3400
Web Site www.nps.gov/colo/
Description NPS operated Jamestown Island includes original settlement site, Yorktown battlefields
Type of Resource Museum
Kind of Activity Living History
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
Era Revolutionary War
Owner/Operator: National Park Service
 
 

  WA

  Vantage

  Ginkgo Petrified Forest Interpretive Center

  Address  Parks & Recreation Dept

  4511 Huntzinger Road

  Vantage  WA     98950    

  Phone   509 856-2700

  Web Site  http://www.parks.wa.gov/parkpage.asp?selectedpark=Ginkgo&pageno=1

  Toll Free  800 562-0990

  Alt Web  http://scidiv.bcc.ctc.edu/rkr/ginkgo/Ginkgo.html

  Description  largest petrified forest in the world, 200 species of fossilized stone

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Natural History

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  New or Updated:    8/6/2004

 
 

  WI

  Cameron

  Pioneer Village Museum

  1870 13 1/2 Ave

  Cameron  WI   54822    

  Phone   715 458-2841

  Alt Phone   715 458-2080

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

  Description  28 buildings of early shops and craftsmen of the area

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Village

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  Owner/Operator:  Barron County Historical Society

  New or Updated: 10/1/2004

 

  WI

  Dodgeville

  Bethel Horizons Nature Center

  4651 County Highway ZZ

  Dodgeville  WI        53533    

  Phone   608 935-5885

  Web Site  http://www.bethel-madison.org/html/horizons/environmental_ed.htm

  E-mail  mailto:horizons@mhtc.net

  Description  500 acres, FOR GROUP ACTIVITIES, including hiking, canoeing & cave exploration

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Nature of Group or Site  Outdoor

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Ecology

  New or Updated:    5/3/2005

 
  Wyoming
South Pass
South Pass State Historic Site
125 South Pass Main
South Pass WY 92520
Phone 307 332-3684
Web Site http://spacr.state.wy.us/sphs/south1.htm
E-mail mailto:sphs@missc.state.wy.us
Description boom town of 1867 gold discovery, home of author of first woman's suffrage bill in the US, first female judge
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Ghost Town
Nature of Group or Site Outdoor
 
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