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  Famous People Pages:  AK-AL, AR-CA, CO-DC, DE-HI, IAIL-IN, IN-KY, LA-MA, MA, MA2, MD, MEMI-MNMO-MSMT-NJ, NM-NY, OH-PA, PA-TN, TX, VA -ZZ  
  Colorado
Denver
Molly Brown House Museum
1340 Pennsylvania Street
Denver CO
Phone 303 832-4092
Web Site www.mollybrown.com
Description home of Maggie "Molly" Brown, colorful character made famous by Broadway & Hollywood
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Collection A-F Clothing
Era 1890
Owner/Operator: Historic Denver Inc

 
Colorado
Golden
Astor House Hotel Museum
822 12th Street
Golden CO 80401
Phone
303 278-3557
Web Site www.astorhousemuseum.org
E-mail mailto:info@astorhousemuseum.org
Description built to house legislators when Golden was territorial capitol, served as a boarding house for 100 years
Type of Resource House Museum
Building Type Hotel/Inn
New or Updated: 04/26/2003

Colorado
Golden
Buffalo Bill Memorial Museum
987 Lookout Mountain Road
Golden CO 80401

Phone 303 526-0747
Web Site http://www.buffalobill.org/
Description Buffalo Bill Cody grave, memorabilia from life and Wild West shows, collection begun by his son
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility Old West
Collection A-F Arms
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 04/28/2003

 

 

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Colorado
Las Animas
Museum Kit Carson
9th Street
Las Animas CO 81054
Phone 719 456-2005
Web Site
Description Kit Carson
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Field of Study Science Facility Old West
 
  Connecticut
Bridgeport
Barnum Museum
820 Main Street
Bridgeport CT 06604
Phone 203 331-1104
Fax 860 339-4341
Web Site www.barnum-museum.org/
Description life and legacy of the great showman P T Barnum in 1893 structure, model 5-ring circus
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Industry Profession Circus
Collection G-M Models

Connecticut
Coventry
Nathan Hale Homestead
2299 South Street
Coventry CT
Phone 860 742-6917
Web Site http://www.ctssar.org/sites/coventry_hale_homestead.htm
Description home of the Patriot Nathan Hale, who said "I only regret that I have but one life to lose for my country"
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

 
 

  Connecticut

  Hartford

  Harriet Beecher Stowe Center

  77 Forest Street

  Hartford                        CT           06105    

  Phone   860 522-9258

  Web Site  www.hartnet.org/stowe/

  Description  home of famous author of Uncle Toms Cabin with manuscript library of Connecticut authors

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:              8/1/2005

Hartford
Mark Twain House
351 Farmington Avenue
Hartford CT 06105
Phone 860 247-0998
Web Site http://www.marktwainhouse.org/
E-mail twain@hartnet.org
Description home built by author of Tom Sawyer and Huckleberry Finn after he became famous
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1874

    CT
 
Kent
 
Sloane-Stanley Museum & Kent Furnace
 
Route 7
 
PO Box 917
 
Kent  CT   06757  
 
Phone   860 927-3849
 
Web Site  http://www.chc.state.ct.us/sloanestanleymuseum.htm
 
Description  recreated studio of Eric-Sloane, artist & writer who chronicled the way things used to be, also collection of Early American tools, open in summer
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession Iron & Steel
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:  5/22/2005

  CT
 
Meriden
 
Rosa Ponselle Museum
 
39 West Main Street
 
Meriden  CT  06451
 
Phone   203 639-9778
 
Web Site  http://www.lookaroundconnecticut.com/lcmeridn/lcdqnmsm.htm
 
Description  dedicated to operatic soprano
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession Music
 
Owner/Operator:  Dequaine Museums & Cultural Center
 
New or Updated:  6/7/2004

 
  Connecticut
West Hartford
Noah Webster Foundation and Historical Society
227 South Main Street
West Hartford CT 06107
Phone 860 521-5362
Web Site http://www.ctstateu.edu/noahweb/
Alt Web http://www.west-hartford.com/Profile/historicinfo/NoahWebsterHouse.htm
Description childhood home of author of the first American Dictionary, costumed guides and hands on activities
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

Connecticut
West Hartford
Noah Webster House
227 South Main Street
West Hartford CT 06107
Phone 860 521-5362
Web Site www.ctstateu.edu/~noahweb/
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

 
  DC
Washington
Decatur House
748 Jackson Place
Washington DC 20006
Phone 202 842-0920
Alt Phone  fax 202 842-0030
Web Site www.nthp.org
Alt Web www.decaturhouse.org
Description Built by financier Benjamin Latrobe, house Stephen Decatur, Henry Clay, Martin van Buren among others
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Owner/Operator: National Trust

DC
Washington
Frederick Douglass NHS
1411 West Street SE
Washington DC 20020
Phone 202 426-5960
Alt Phone  202 426-5961
Web Site www.nps.gov/frdo/fria/home.html
Description Douglass's home Cedar Hill, filled with personal items, film
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Group Identity African American

DC
Washington
Mary McLeod Bethune Council House NHS
1318 Vermont Avenue NW
Washington DC 20005
Phone 202 673-2402
Web Site www.nps.gov/mamc/
Description museum of influential black women and separate National Archives for Black Women's History
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Group Identity African American

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