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Illinois
Nauvoo
C Webb Blacksmith Shop
Parley Street
Nauvoo IL 62354
Phone 217 453-2498
Web Site www.lds.org/basicbeliefs/placestovisit/1054.html
Description
Building Type Trade/Craft
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Group Identity Latter Day Saints

Illinois
Nauvoo
Cultural Hall
 
Young Street
 
Nauvoo  IL  62354   
 
Phone  217 453-6351
 
Web Site  http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/location/0,10634,1845-1-1-1,00.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.algonet.se/~daba/lds/masons.htm
 
Description  multi-purpose structure used by LDS members, used as a Freemason lodge
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Civic
 
New or Updated:  07/10/2003

  IL
 
Nauvoo
 
Lyon Drugstore
 
Main Street
 
MAIL Nauvoo Visitors' Center, Main & Young
 
Nauvoo  IL  62354    
 
Phone  217 453-6448
 
Web Site  *****
 
Toll Free  888 453-6434
 
Alt Web  http://www.beautifulnauvoo.com/site/visit.cfm?PT=2
 
Description  drug store while Nauvoo was LDS community
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Building Type  Commercial
 
Group Identity  Latter Day Saints
 
Era      1843
 
New or Updated:  07/12/2003

  IL
 
Nauvoo
 
Seventies Hall
 
Parley Street
 
MAIL Nauvoo Visitors' Center, Main & Young
 
Nauvoo  IL  62354    
 
Phone  217 453-6410
 
Web Site  *****
 
Toll Free  888 453-6434
 
Alt Web  http://www.lds.org/placestovisit/location/0,10634,1857-1-1-1,00.html
 
Description  early priesthood education center, library & museum
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Civic
 
Group Identity  Latter Day Saints
 
Era      1844
 
New or Updated:  07/13/2003

 

 

  Illinois
Old Shawneetown
Shawneetown Bank SHS
RR1
Old Shawneetown IL 62984
Phone 618 269-3303
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/hpa/Sites/ShawneetownBank.htm
Description oldest bank building in Illinois, open by appointment only
Building Type Bank
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Owner/Operator: Illinois Historic Preservation Agency

  IL
  Palestine
  Fife Opera House
 
125 S Main Street
  PO Box 132
 
Palestine IL 62451 
  Phone 618 586-9418
  Web Site http://pioneercity.com/ppps/page2.html
 
Description  restored entertainment venue now hosts community events, meetings
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Theater
 
Kind of Activity  Performance
  Era  1901
 
Owner/Operator:  Palestine Preservation Projects Society
  New or Updated:
07/16/2003

 
  Indiana
Corydon
Corydon Capitol State Historic Site
 
202 East Walnut Street
 
Corydon  IN  47112    
 
Phone  812 738-4890
 
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/historicsites/Corydon/Historic.asp
 
E-mail 
 
Alt Web  http://www.indianahistory.org/heritage/corydon.html
 
Description  originally built as a courthouse, building served as capitol while Indiana
                    moved from territory to state (1816-1825), then courthouse until 1919; also
                  
 included is Governor's Headquarters house
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type  Capitol
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
 

  IN

  Howe

  St James Chapel

  SR 9 & Union Street

  Howe  IN

  Phone   260 562-2131

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.in.gov/enjoyindiana/regions/north/attraction.asp

  Description  modeled on an English chapel on National Register

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Church

  Era  1903

  New or Updated: 11/12/2004
 

  IN

  Madison

  Historic Eleutherian College

  6927 W State Road 250

  Madison  IN

  Phone  812 273-9434

  Web Site http://www.eleutherian.us/

  Description  early Indiana college taught African Americans and whites

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Schoolhouse

  Group Identity  African American

  Era  1848

  New or Updated:  6/29/2007


  IN

  Shipshewana

  Old Farver School

  315 N Morton St

  Shipshewana  IN

  Phone

  Web Site  *****

  Description  one room school recently restored as community library

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  1869

  New or Updated:  11/12/2004

 
  Kansas
Beloit
Little Red Schoolhouse Living Library
Address
Beloit KS
Phone
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/mitchell/beloit/att6.html
Description restored to 19th century appearance
Building Type Schoolhouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building
Era 1871

Kansas
Colby
Thomas County Courthouse
300 N Court Ave #1
Colby KS 67701
Phone 785 462-4500
Web Site http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/thomas/colby/att5.html
Alt Web http://www.nationalregisterofhistoricplaces.com/KS/Thomas/state.html
Description still functioning  courthouse on National Register
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Building
Building Type Courthouse
Nature of Group or Site Government
New or Updated: 05/23/2003

Kansas
Edgerton
Lanesfield School Historic Site
18745 Dillie Road
Edgerton KS 66021
Phone 913 893-6645
Web Site
Description Stone tone with children's activities
Building Type Schoolhouse
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Building
Era 1869

Kansas
Hanover
Hollenburg Pony Express Station Museum
2889 23rd Road
Hanover KS
Phone 785 337-2635
Web Site http://www.kshs.org/places/hollenbg.htm
Description only surviving unmoved station of famous mail service, also visitor center, living history demonstrations
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building

Kansas
Harper
Harper Historical Museum and Runnymede Church
Address
Harper KS
Phone 620 896-7574
Alt Phone  620 896-2304
Web Site http://www.harpercounty.com/historical.htm
Alt Web http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/towns/Harper/orc.html
Description town established as a place for wealthy English and Irish families to send their sons, sort of a 19th century dude ranch
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building

  KS

  Lecompton

  Constitution Hall State Historic Site

  319 Elmore Street

  Lecompton       KS           66050    

  Phone   785 887-6520

  Web Site  http://www.kshs.org/places/constitution/

  Description  territorial government, slavery, land office, Assembly Room

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Group Identity   African American

  Era  1856

  Owner/Operator:  KSHS

  New or Updated:             11/8/2005

Kansas
Norton
Stagecoach Station 15
210 East Washington
Norton KS 67654
Phone 785 877-2501
Web Site http://skyways.lib.ks.us/counties/NT/s15.html
Alt Web http://www.lasr.net/leisure/kansas/norton/attractions.html
Description replica overnight stop on Leavenworth & Pike's Peak Stagecoach
Building Type Transportation
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building

  KS

  Olathe

  Mahaffie Farmstead and Stagecoach Stop

  1100 Kansas City Road

  Olathe  KS  66051    

  Phone  913 971-5111

  Web Site http://www.olatheks.org/Visitors/Mahaffie/

  E-mail  mailto:mahaffie@olatheks.org

  Description  stone farmhouse also used as a stagecoach stop, outbuildings

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type  Farm

  Era  1858

  Owner/Operator:  City of Olathe

  New or Updated:  8/31/2007

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  KY

  Russellville

  Schochoh Rosenwald One-Room School House Museum

  2200 Bowling Green Road

  Russellville         KY

  Phone   270 542-4880

  Web Site  http://www.visitlogancounty.com/activities.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.newsdemocratleader.com/articles/2004/06/08/news/news04.txt

  Description  by appointment

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Schoolhouse

  Group Identity   African American

  New or Updated:           11/21/2005


  KY

  Tompkinsville

  Old Mulkey Meeting House SHS

  38 Old Mulkey Park Road

  Tompkinsville  KY   42167    

  Phone   270 487-8481

  Web Site  http://parks.ky.gov/statehistoricsites/om/index.htm

  E-mail  mailto:OldMulkey@ky.gov?subject=Request for Information - Old Mulkey Meeting House

  Alt Web  http://www.therestorationmovement.com/mulkeymtnghse.htm

  Description  log meetinghouse with cemetery holding Revolutionary War veterans and pioneers

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Church

  Era  1804

  New or Updated:   10/5/2005

 
  Louisiana
Baton Rouge
Old Governor's Mansion
PO Box 908
Baton Rouge LA 70821
Phone
225 387-2464
Web Site http://www.fhl.org/stewardship/mansion.html
Description home of LA governors from 1930-1962, built by Huey Long as a replica of
Thomas Jefferson's original design for the White House

Building Type Governors Mansion
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
 

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  LA State Capitol

  State Capitol Drive

  Baton Rouge  LA

  Phone   225 342-7317

  Web Site  www.crt.state.la.us/crt/tourism/capitol/capitol.htm

  Description  tallest state capitol building features 27th floor observation deck

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Capitol

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  New or Updated:        7/17/2005
 

  LA

  White Castle

  Nottoway Plantation

  30970 Highway 405

  PO BOX 160

  White Castle  LA   70788    

  Phone   225 545-2730

  Web Site  http://www.nottoway.com/

  Toll Free  866 527-5884

  E-mail  mailto:innkeeper@nottoway.com

  Description  plantation overlooking the Mississippi, now holds restaurant & 15 overnight rooms,  offers tours during the day

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Restaurant

  Era  1859

  New or Updated:  12/5/2005

 
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