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  RI

  Adamsville

  Gray's Store

  4 Main Street

  Adamsville  RI         02837    

  Phone   401 635-4566

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.oldedartmouth.com/compton.html

  Description  continuously operated as a store since 1788, old post office opened 1804

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Merchant

  Building Type   Store

  Era  1788

  New or Updated:          12/19/2005
 

  RI

  Bristol

  Mount Hope Farm

  250 Metacom Ave

  PO Box 66

  Bristol  RI   02809    

  Phone  401 254-1270

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

  Description  200 acre farm now used as Inn & for events & weddings, grounds open

                    to the public

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type  Farm

  New or Updated:  1/4/2007

 RI
 
Chepachet
 
Job Armstrong Store
 
1181 Main Street
 
PO Box 269
 
Chepachet   RI  02814    
 
Phone   401 568-1866
 
Web Site  http://www.glocesterheritagesociety.org/
 
Description  visitor center and library in restored dry goods store
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Local History
 
Building Type   Store
 
Owner/Operator:  Glocester Heritage Society
 
New or Updated:  2/7/2004

  RI

  Jamestown

  Beavertail Lighthouse

  Beavertail State Park

  PO Box 83

  Jamestown RI   02835    

  Phone   401 423-3270

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@BeavertailLight.org?subject=BLMA Info

  Description  lighthouse tower & assistant keepers house

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  Building Type   Lighthouse

  Era  1898

  Owner/Operator:  Beavertail Lighthouse Museum Association

  New or Updated:  8/3/2005

  Rhode Island

  Newport

  Redwood Library and Athenaeum

   50 Bellevue Avenue

  Newport  RI   02840    

  Phone  401 847-0292

  Web Site www.redwood1747.org

  E-mail  mailto:redwood@redwoodlibrary.org

  Description  founded in 1747, oldest surviving lending lending library, special

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type Library

  Collection A-F  Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Sculpture

  Research  Library

  Era 1747

  New or Updated:  7/20/2007

 

  RI

  Providence

  Providence Athenaeum

  251 Benefit Street

  Providence  RI  02903    

  Phone  401 421-6970

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@providenceathenaeum.org

  Description  membership library founded in 1753, building by William Strickland in

                    1838, rare book collection

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Building Type Library

  Collection A-F  Books

  Research  Library

  Era  1838

  New or Updated:  7/16/2007


  RI

  Warwick

  John Waterman Arnold House

  25 Roger Williams Circle

  Warwick RI   02888     

  Phone   401 467-7647

  Web Site  ****

  Alt Web  http://www.quickpix.com/cgi-win/IICGI.exe/warwick

  Description 

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Historical Society

  Collection   Photography

  Group Identity   Library

  Owner/Operator:  Warwick Historical Society

  New or Updated:  2/21/2006


  RI

  West Kingstown

  Kenyon's Grist Mill

  Usquepaugh

  West Kingstown           RI            02892    

  Phone   401 783-4054

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

  E-mail  http://www.kenyonsgristmill.com/products.html

  Description  operating historic grist mill, still grinds corn meal for Johnnycakes

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Merchant

  Building Type   Mill

  New or Updated:             8/20/2005
 

  RI

  West Kingston

  Kingston Station

  1 Railroad Avenue

  MAIL PO Box 191

  West Kingston  RI   02892    

  Web Site  http://www.trainweb.org/kin/

  Description  still actively operating station has been restored, offers museum room

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Depot

  Era  1875

  Owner/Operator:  Friends of Kingston Station

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006

 

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 SC
 
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

German Friendly Society
29 Chalmers Street
Charleston SC  29401
Phone  843 723-3040
Web Site  www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/Charleston/ger.htm
Description originally Bible depository, then art museum, now home of immigrant aid society founded in 1766 -- not open to the public
Type of Resource Historic Place
Era 1829

 
 

  SC

  Easley

  Golden Creek Mill

  201 Enon Church Road

  Easley  SC  29640    

  Phone   864 859-1958

  Web Site  *****

  Description  water powered corn and grits mill

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Agricultural

  Building Type   Mill

  New or Updated:  8/12/2004

 
  South Dakota
Deadwood
Old Style Saloon #10
657 Main Street
Deadwood SD
Phone 605 578-3346
Web Site www.saloon10.com
Description Death place of Wild Bill Hickok, re-enacted daily
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Saloon
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West

  SD
 
DeSmet
 
Ingalls Homestead Inc
 
20812 Homestead Road
 
DeSmet   SD  57321  
 
Phone   605 854-3984
 
Web Site  http://www.ingallshomestead.com/
 
Toll Free  800 776-3594
 
E-mail  mailto:mail@ingallshomestead.com
 
Description  home of "Little House on the Prairie" creator
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
New or Updated:  2/7/2004

  SD
 
Keystone
 
Mount Rushmore National Memorial
 
13000 Highway 244
 
Keystone  SD  57751    
 
Phone   605 574-2523
 
Alt Phone   601 574-3171
 
Web Site  http://Mount Rushmore National Memorial
 
Description  4 presidents, one mountain = giant sculpture
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Park
 
Collection N-Z  Sculpture
 
New or Updated:  3/10/2004

  SD

  Sturgis

  Bear Butte Visitor Center

  Box 688

  Sturgis SD   57785    

  Phone   605 347-5240  Web Site  http://www.state.sd.us/gfp/sdparks/bearbutt.htm

  E-mail  mailto:bearbutte@state.sd.us

  Description  state park interpretive center of area of spiritual significance to Cheyenne & Lakota

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Park

  Group Identity   Native American

  Owner/Operator:  South Dakota

  New or Updated:    5/3/2005

 

  SD

  Sturgis

  Old Fort Meade Museum

  PO Box 164, Building 55

  Sturgis  SD      57785    

  Phone   605 347-9822

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

  Alt Web  http://www.sdmuseums.org/sub_s/museum_page.php?museumid=32

  Description  remnants of historic cavalry post, active until 1944, now a VA hospital

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  Owner/Operator:  Faulk County Historical Society

  New or Updated:        12/29/2005

 

  SD

  Yankton

  Bishop Marty Memorial Chapel

  Mount Marty College

  1105 West 8th St

  Yankton  SD  57078    

  Web Site  http://www.mtmc.edu/yankton_campus/chapel.html

  Description  Western Gothic architecture stone chapel with memorial room for Bishop Marty, stained glass windows

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Church

  Era  1950

  New or Updated:   5/3/2005

 

  SD

  Yankton

  House of Mary Shrine

  142 Drees Dr

  Yankton  SD          57078    

  Phone   605 668-0121

  Web Site  http://www.yanktonsd.com/product.cfm?cat_id=2&subcat_id=57&product_id=65

  Description  3 giant crosses on  a hilltop, additional religious structures

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Religion

  Building Type   Church

  New or Updated:             8/23/2005

 
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