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Texas
Abilene
Grace Museum
102 Cypress Street
Abilene TX
Phone
915 673-4587
Web Site http://www.thegracemuseum.org/
Alt Web http://www.abilene.com/visitors/center-grace.html
Description historic former hotel holds art, history and children's museums. Period rooms, rotating arts exhibits
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Building
Building Type  Hotel
Era 1910-1948
Last changed: 03/10/2003

 

  TX

  Austin

  Texas Capitol

  201 E 14th St

  Austin             TX

  Phone   512 463-0063

  Web Site  http://www.tspb.state.tx.us/spb/capitol/texcap.htm

  Description  part of Capitol Complex with Capitol Visitors Center, Capitol Extension, and Bob

                    Bullock Texas State History Museum

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Capitol

  Owner/Operator:  Texas State Preservation Board

  New or Updated:           10/30/2005

  TX
 
Bonham
 
Fort Inglish Village
 
Highway 56
 
Bonham  TX  75418 
 
Phone   903 583-3943
 
Web Site  http://www.bonhamchamber.com/fort_inglish.htm
 
Description  replica of early fort built for settler's protection
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Fort
 
Era  1837-1843
 
Owner/Operator:  Fort English Society
 
New or Updated:   5/24/2004

 TX
 
Castroville
 
Landmark Inn SHP
 
402 Florence Street
 
Castroville   TX   78009    
 
Phone   830 931-2133
 
Web Site  http://www.tpwd.state.tx.us/park/landmark/
 
E-mail  lmishp1849@cs.com
 
Description  10 rooms to stay in, museum on site
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Hotel/Inn
 
Group Identity   Alsatian
 
New or Updated: 5/26/2004

  TX
 
Fort Worth
 
North Fort Worth Historical Society
 
131 East Exchange Avenue #110
 
Fort Worth  TX  76106 
 
Phone   817 625-5082
 
Web Site  http://www.nfwhs.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:nfwhs131@msn.com
 
Description  in former Fort Worth Livestock Exchange Building
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Commercial
 
New or Updated:  5/15/2004

  TX
 
Grand Saline
 
Salt Palace, The
 
100 West Garland Ave
 
Grand Saline   TX   75140 
  Phone   903 962-5631
 
Web Site  http://www.grandsaline.com/edb/salt01.htm
 
Description  building made out of rock salt holds history of salt mining industry, local history
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Industry /Profession Mining
 
New or Updated:    5/15/2004

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  Virginia
Fredericksburg
Hugh Mercer Apothecary Shop
1020 Caroline Street
Fredericksburg VA 22401
Phone 540 373-1776
Toll Free 800 678-4748
Web Site http://www.apva.org/apva/hugh.html
Description Apothecary shop (drug store)
Building Type Store
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Owner/Operator: APVA

  VA
 
Fredericksburg
 
Rising Sun Tavern
 
1304 Caroline Street
 
Fredericksburg    VA   22401  
 
Phone   540 373-1776
 
Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/rising_sun_tavern.php
 
Description  home and stagecoach shop built by George Washington's brother
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Tavern
 
Collection N-Z  Pewter
 
Era  1760
 
New or Updated:      5/5/2004

 
    VA
 
Great Falls
 
Dranesville Tavern
 
11919 Leesburg Pike
 
Great Falls   VA    22066    
 
Phone   703 938-8835
 
Alt Phone   703 750-1598
 
Web Site  http://www.co.fairfax.va.us/parks/hprs/dranesville.htm
 
Description  historic tavern now primarily used as events venue
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Building
 
Building Type   Tavern
 
Era  1865
 
Owner/Operator:  Fairfax County
 
New or Updated:   5/12/2004

Virginia
Lynchburg
South River Meeting House
Address
Lynchburg VA
Phone
804 239-2548
Web Site http://www.lynchburg.net/qmpc/srmh.htm
Description church used by Quaker town founders from 1798-1840s (3rd church, first burned, second outgrown), abandoned, rescued and used as Presbyterian Church from 1901-1950
Building Type Church
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Building
Group Identity Quakers
Era 1798

 
   
 

  VA

  Norfolk

  Ohef Sholom Temple & Archives

  530 Raleigh Ave

  Norfolk  VA           23507    

  Phone   757 625-4295

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

  E-mail  mailto:archives@ohefsholom.org

  Description  150 year old temple in tidewater area.  Houses archives in various media.

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Church

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated: 7/1/2004

 

  VA

  Petersburg

  Farmers Bank

  19 Bolingbrook Street

  Petersburg VA      23803    

  Phone   804 733-2400

  Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/farmers_bank.php

  Alt Web  http://www.petersburg-va.org/tourism/museums.htm

  Description  bank from 1817-1866 now restored to19th century form

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Bank

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Era  1817

  Owner/Operator:  APVA

  New or Updated:   7/2/2004

 

  VA

  Richmond

  Wilton

  215 South Wilton Road

  Richmond  VA   23226    

  Phone   804 282-5936

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

  Alt Web  http://www.nscda.org/museums/virginia.htm

  Description  relocated & restored James River plantation house, furnished with perioid

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Building

  Building Type   Plantation

  Collection A-F Furniture

  Collection N-Z  Silver

  Era  1753

  Owner/Operator:  Colonial Dames in Virginia

  New or Updated:   7/5/2004

 
Virginia
Spotsylvania
The Old Jail - Spotsylvania Preservation Foundation
PO Box 1875
Spotsylvania VA 22553
Phone
Web Site
http://users.erols.com/jlefebre/spfi/
Description
Building Type
Jail
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Building

Virginia
Stephens City
Stone House Foundation
5420/5438 Main Street
Stephens City VA 22655
Phone 540 869-1700
Web Site www.visitthevalley.org/
E-mail stonehouse@shentel.net
Description walking tours, special programs, model of town 1790
Type of Resource History Related Organization
Primary Focus: Building

 
 
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