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Building Collection Louisiana - Massachusetts

 
  Building Collection Pages:  AK-CA, CA-CO, CT-GA, IA, ID-KS, LA-MA, MD-MEMI-MOMT-NC, ND-NYOH-OR, PA-TX, TX-WAWI-ZZ  
 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Louisiana State Museum

  400 Esplanade Ave

  New Orleans              LA           70116    

  Phone   504 568-8214

  Web Site  www.crt.state.la.us/crt/museum/lsmnet3.htm

  Alt Web  www.lsm.crt.state.la.us

  Description  History and culture of Louisiana, 10 properties throughout state

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  New or Updated:           10/31/2005
 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Louisiana State Museum New Orleans

  701 Chartres Street

  Jackson Square

  New Orleans              LA           70116    

  Phone   504 568-6968

  Web Site  http://lsm.crt.state.la.us

  Toll Free  800 568-6968

  Description  5 historic buildings open to the public, cover fine and decorative arts, Mardi Gras, jazz

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type   Civic

  New or Updated:           10/31/2005

 

  LA

  Shreveport

  Pioneer Heritage Center

  1 University Place, LSU Shreveport

  mail: Director, Bronson Hall 106

  Shreveport                    LA           71115    

  Phone   318 797-5332

  Web Site  http://www.ce.lsus.edu/CatalogProgramView.aspx?ProgramID=6

  Description  7 plantation structures with emphasis on educational programs -- dog-trot house,  plantation house, blacksmith, doctor, commissary buildings

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Era  19th

  New or Updated:           11/28/2005

 

 
Massachusetts
Berlin
Berlin Art and Historical Collections
Woodward Avenue
PO Box 87
Berlin MA 01503
Phone 978 838-2502
Web Site *****
Description local history in 1814 Powder house, 1870 Town Hall and 1805 Hearse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Collection A-F Costume
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 06/25/2003

Massachusetts
Beverly
Trustees of Reservations
572 Essex Street
Long Hill
Beverly MA 01915
Phone
978 921-1944
Web Site
http://www.thetrustees.org/
Description
owns & maintains 77 properties of historic significance --
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus Building Collection
New or Updated: 06/26/2003

 

 

  MA

  Boston

  Boston African American NHP

  46 Joy St

  Boston  MA    02114    

  Phone   617 742-5415

  Web Site http://www.nps.gov/boaf/

  Alt Web http://www.afroammuseum.org/

  Description  15 pre-Civil War structures of African American heritage on 1.6 mile

                    trail, including African Meeting House, oldest standing church in US

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type   Church

  Group Identity   African American

  New or Updated:        8/1/2006


Massachusetts
Boston
Museum of Afro American History
MAIL 14 Beacon St, Ste 719, Boston 02108
Boston MA
Phone 617 725-0022
Web Site http://www.afroammuseum.org/
E-mail mailto:history@afroammuseum.org
Description owns church & school on Beacon Hill, meeting house on Nantucket, Black Heritage Trail in Boston
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building Collection
Building Type Church
Group Identity African American
Research /Reading Archives
Era 1806
New or Updated: 07/03/2003

Massachusetts
Boston
Shirley-Eustis House
33 Shirley Avenue
Boston  MA  02151    
 
Phone  617 442-2275
 
Web Site  http://www.shirleyeustishouse.org/index.html
 
Description  house built by appointed Royal Governor in one century, restored to                         appearance when occupied by another in 1825
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Governors Mansion
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Era      1747
 
New or Updated:  07/10/2003
 

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  MA

  Bourne

  Aptucxet Trading Post

  24 Aptuckxet Road

  PO Box 3095

  Bourne  MA  02532    

  Phone  508 759-8167

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

  Alt Web http://plymoutharch.tripod.com/parp/id20.html

  Description  reconstructed trading post, salt works, other buildings

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building Collection

  Building Type  Trading Post

  Era 1627

  Owner/Operator:  Bourne Historical Society

  New or Updated:  7/2/2007

  MA
 
Edgartown
 
Martha's Vineyard Preservation Trust
 
PO Box 5277
 
Edgartown  MA  02539    
 
Phone  508 627-8017
 
Web Site  http://www.mvpreservation.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@mvpreservation.org
 
Description  owns nine historic properties, several open as event venues,  also general
                       
 store and 1884 carousel
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Carousel
 
New or Updated:  09/04/2003

  MA
 
Lawrence
 
Immigrant City Archives, Historical Society of Lawrence
 
6 Essex Street
 
Lawrence  MA  01840    
 
Phone  978 686-9230
 
Web Site  http://krhlawrence.com/Archives_page1.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.essexheritage.org/visiting/placestovisit/listofsitesbycommunity/immi                   grant_city.shtml
 
Description  local history in old buildings around a courtyard
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type  Commercial
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Labor
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era      1883
 
New or Updated:  11/04/2003

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    MA
 
Middleborough
 
Middleborough Historical Association
 
Jackson Street
 
PO Box 304
 
Middleborough            MA                   02346    
  Phone              508 947-1969
 
Web Site      *****
 
Description      historical society has several houses, GAR collection, Tom Thumb                         memorabilia, carriage shed
 
Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Building Collection
 
New or Updated:                   12/1/2003

  MA
 
Scituate
 
Scituate Historical Society
 
43 Cudworth Road
 
PO Box 276
 
Scituate        MA  02066    
 
Phone   781 545-1083
 
Web Site  http://www.scituatehistoricalsociety.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:director@scituatehistoricalsociety.org
 
Description  society maintains 10 historic buildings & sites
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
New or Updated:   1/11/2004

  MA
 
Sheffield
 
Sheffield Historical Society
 
159 - 161 Main St
 
PO Box 747
 
Sheffield   MA  01257    
 
Phone   413 229-2694
 
Web Site  http://www.sheffieldhistory.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:shs@sheffieldhistory.org
 
Description  7 building  campus  holds collections
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Industry /Profession Textiles
 
Collection A-F Furniture
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:   1/11/2004

  MA
 
South Hadley
 
Skinner Museum
 
Woodbridge Street
 
South Hadley  MA  01075    
 
Phone   413 538-2245
 
Web Site  http://www.mtholyoke.edu/acad/resources/skmuseum.shtml
 
E-mail  mailto:artmuseum@mtholyoke.edu
 
Description  houses early American collection in a group of buildings
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Minerals
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Shells
 
New or Updated:   1/15/2004

  MI
 
South Lyon
 
Witch's Hat Depot Museum & Historic Village
 
300 Dorothy St
 
McHattie Park
 
South Lyon                 MI     48178    
 
Phone   248 437-9929
 
Web Site  http://www.southlyonmi.org/Attractions/witch.htm
 
Description  city park holds depot, caboose, church & school moved to site
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building Collection
 
Building Type   Depot
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Era  1909
 
Owner/Operator:  City of South Lyon Museum
 
New or Updated:    1/8/2004

  MA
 
Waltham
 
Stonehurst - Paine Estate
 
100 Robert treat Paine Drive
 
Waltham    MA   02452    
 
Phone   781 314-3290
 
Web Site  http://www.stonehurstwaltham.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@stonehurstwaltham.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.waltham-community.org/Paine.html
 
Description  H H Richardson designed house, FL Olmsted landscape  on 109 acres of
                   
conservation lands
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture
 
Owner/Operator:  City  of Waltham
 
New or Updated:   1/25/2004

  MA
 
Weston
 
Golden Ball Tavern Museum
 
662 Boston Post Road
 
PO Box 223
 
Weston  MA  02493 
 
Phone   718 894-1751
 
Web Site  http://www.goldenballtavern.org/index.html
 
E-mail  mailto:joanb5@aol.com
 
Description  served as inn and tavern through revolutionary era, then single family home                     for 170 years
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Era  1768
 
New or Updated:   1/26/2004

 
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