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  DeSmet

  Ingalls Homestead

  20812 Homestead Road

  DeSmet  SD     57321   

  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, wagon rides, 1880s school, pioneer  activities, animals

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:        12/29/2005

 
Tennessee
Bolivar
Little Courthouse
East Market Street
Bolivar TN 38008
Phone 901 658-3390
Alt Phone 901 658-5301
Web Site http://www.mtsu.edu/~histpres/APTA/page9.html
Description first county courthouse, later to converted to a residence, now open by appointment only
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Courthouse
Era 1824

  TN
 
Castalian Springs
 
Wynnewood State Historical
 
210 Old Highway 25
 
Castalian Springs             TN     37031    
 
Phone    515 452-5463
 
Web Site   http://www.srlab.net/bledsoe/wynnewood.html
 
E-mail       mailto:BledsoeReunion@aol.com
 
Description      log stagecoach inn & m
 
Type of Resource       Historic Place
 
Building Type    Tavern/Inn
 
Era      1828
 
New or Updated:       11/24/2003

Tennessee
Columbia
Athenaeum Rectory
808 Athenaeum Street
PO Box 942
Columbia TN 38402
Phone 931 381-4822
Web Site http://www.mtsu.edu/%7ehistpres/APTA/Ben/txcontct.html
Description practicing finishing school for 52 years in 19th century
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Schoolhouse
Era 1835

Tennessee
Elizabethton
Sycamore Shoals State Historic Area
Address
Elizabethton TN
Phone
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/sycamore/
Description location of early settlement, Watauga Association, Transylvania Purchase, (reconstructed) Fort Wautauga; Visitor Center
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Fort
Era 1769-1781

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  Tennessee
Henning
Fort Pillow State Historic Park
3122 Park Road
Henning TN 38041
Phone 731 738-5581
Alt Phone 731 738-5731
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/pillow/
Description 1600 acre park on site of Confederate-built but mostly Union-occupied fort with preserved earthworks, museum with artifacts & video, wildlife observation area, camping, boating, fishing
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Park
Building Type Fort
Era Civil War
 
 

  TN
 
Kingsport
 
Exchange Place
 
4812 Orebank Road
 
Kingsport   TN  37664    
 
Phone   423 288-6071
 
Web Site 
 
Description  period livestock, domestic & farming chores & crafts
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Building Type   Farm
 
Kind of Activity   Living History
 
Era  1850
 
New or Updated:    4/13/2004

Netherland Inn Boat Yard Complex
2144 Netherland Inn Road
Kingsport TN 37660
Phone 423 247-3211
Web Site
Description Inn with history of important guests, outbuildings includes cabin with children's museum
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Children
Building Type Hotel/Inn

 
  Tennessee
Manchester
Old Stone Fort Archaeological Area
732 Stone Fort Drive
Manchester TN 37855
Phone 931 728-5073
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/stoneft/
Alt Web http://anthro.org/statetn.htm
Description 2000 year old ceremonial site with mounds and walls forming a 1 1/4 mile-round enclosure with 50 enclosed acres; visitor center interprets site
Type of Resource Historic Place
Kind of Activity Visitor Center
Group Identity Native American
 
  Tennessee
Maryville
Sam Houston Schoolhouse
3650 Old Sam Houston School Road
Maryville TN  37804
Phone 865 983-1550
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Historic Place
Building Type
Schoolhouse
 
  Tennessee
Memphis
National Civil Rights Museum
450 Mulberry Street
Memphis TN  38103
Phone 901 521-9699
Web Site www.mecca.org/~crights/ncrm.html
Description located in the Lorraine Motel where Martin Luther King Jr was assassinated
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Civil Rights
Building Type Hotel/Inn
Group Identity African American

Sun Studios
706 Union Avenue
Memphis TN  38103
Phone 901 521-0664
Web Site www.sunstudio.com
E-mail info@sunstudio.com
Description if you've heard early rock and roll, blues, or rockabilly, you've probably heard songs recorded in this studio, which still works at night but offers daytime tours
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Entertainment
Industry /Profession Music

 
  Tennessee
Morristown
John Crockett Tavern Museum
2002 Morningside Drive
Morristown TN  37814
Phone 423 587-9900
Web Site http://www.mtsu.edu/~histpres/APTA/page7.html
Description replica of frontier tavern, associated with Davy Crockett
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Tavern
 

  TN

  Oak Ridge

  East Tennessee Technology Park Overlook

  Hwy 58

  Oak Ridge N

  Phone  865 574-9683

  Web Site http://oakridgevisitor.com/attractions.html

  Description  view Manhattan Project facilities from overlooking with pictures & video

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Energy

  New or Updated:   4/9/2007


  TN

  Oak Ridge

  Historic Graphite Reactor

  Oak Ridge National Laboratory

  PO Box 2008

  Oak Ridge  TN  37831    

  Phone  865 574-7199

  Web Site http://www.ornl.gov/info/news/cco/graphite.htm

  E-mail  mailto:x10visit.ornl.gov

  Alt Web http://oakridgevisitor.com/attractions.html

  Description  reactor built to create a self-sustaining nuclear chain reaction, used for

                     nuclear "firsts" from 1943-1963

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Technology

  Industry /Profession Energy

  New or Updated:  18/2007

 
  Tennessee
Pinson
Pinson Mounds Archaeological Park
460 Ozier Road
Pinson TN 38366
Phone 731 988-5614
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/pinson/
Description 1200 acre park with mounds, museum designed to replicate a mound, library, discovery room and theater
Type of Resource Historic Place
Building Type Mounds
Field of Study/Science Facility Archaeology
Group Identity Native American
Research /Reading Library
 

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  TN
 
Rutherford
 
David Crockett Cabin Site
 
219 North Trenton Street
 
Rutherford  TN  38369    
 
Phone   731 665-6195
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  replica of his last home uses logs from original cabin, furnishings included
                   
items donated by Crockett family
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Owner/Operator:  Town of Rutherford
 
New or Updated:     5/6/2004

Tennessee
Vonore
Fort Loudoun State Historic Area
338 Fort Loudoun Road
Vonore TN  37855
Phone 423 884-6217
Web Site http://www.state.tn.us/environment/parks/loudoun/index.html
Description 1200 acre site holds partially reconstructed fort and 1794 blockhouse, Cherokee sites, TVA Tellico Reservoir with interpretive center/museum
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Kind of Activity Living History
Group Identity Native American

 
 
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