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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  
  Delaware
Dover
John Dickinson Plantation
340 Kitts Hummock Road
Dover DE 19901
Phone 302 739-3277
Web Site www.destatemuseums.org/jdp/
E-mail  ghenry@state.de.us
Description  Mansion, reconstructed outbuildings
Building Type  Plantation
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1806
Owner/Operator: Delaware State Museums

Delaware
Wilmington
Lincoln Collection at the Goodstay, U of Delaware
2800 Pennsylvania Ave
MAIL: Special Collections U DE Library, Newark 19717
Wilmington DE 19806
Phone 302 573-4468
Alt Phone 302 831-2229
Web Site http://www.lib.udel.edu/ud/spec/exhibits/lincoln/index.htm
E-mail mailto:timothy.murray@mvs.udel.edu
Description Abraham Lincoln pictures, memorabilia, documents -- display at Wilmington campus, collection at U library
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 04/17/2003

 
 

  Florida

  Cross Creek

  Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Historic Site

  18700 S CR 325

  Cross Creek   FL  32640    

  Phone  352 466-3672

  Web Site http://www.floridastateparks.org/marjoriekinnanrawlings/

  Alt Web http://host69.hrwebservices.net/~marjori/

  Description  Cross Creek home of author of "The Yearling" and other books

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:  7/5/2007


Fort Myers
Edison & Ford Winter Estates
2350 McGregor Boulevard
Fort Myers FL 33901

Phone 239 334-7419
Web Site http://www.edison-ford-estate.com/index.asp
Description adjacent wintering spots for auto magnate Henry Ford and inventor Thomas Edison, with homes, lab, botanical garden, and museum
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Field of Study/Science Facility Botanical
New or Updated: 05/01/2003

Florida
Hawthorne
Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings State Historic Site
Route 3, Box 92
Hawthorne FL 32640
Phone 352 466-3672
Web Site http://abfla.com/parks/MarjorieKinnanRawlings/marjoriekinnanrawlings.html
Description Cross Creek home of author of "The Yearling" and other books
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus:  Famous People

Florida
Key West
Ernest Hemingway Home & Museum
907 Whitehead Street
Key West FL 33040
Phone 305 294-1575
Web Site http://www.hemingwayhome.com/
E-mail mailto:info@hemingwayhome.com
Description author lived and wrote in this Key West house for 10 years, now home to 60 cats
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 05/24/2003
 

  FL

  White Springs

  Stephen Foster State Folk Culture Center

  US Highway 41 N

  White Springs  FL   32096    

  Phone  386 397-2733

  Web Site  http://www.floridastateparks.org/stephenfoster/

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

  Description  on the banks of the Suwannee River, composer Foster's music on

                    carillon, craft demonstrations, trails

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Field of Study  Folk Life

  Industry /Profession Music

  Owner/Operator:  Florida State Parks

  New or Updated:  8/6/2007

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Georgia
Atlanta
Margaret Mitchell House and Museum
Address
Atlanta GA
Phone
Web Site www.gwtu.org
Description author of Gone With the Wind
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

  GA
 
Atlanta
  Martin Luther King Jr NHS
 
405 Auburn Ave NE
  Atlanta GA  30312    
 
Phone  404 331-5190
  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/malu/
 
Description  childhood home, neighborhood & father's church of Martin Luther King, Jr.                         Visitor center & 4 tourable buildings
 
Type of Resource  Historic District
  Primary Focus  Famous People
  Group Identity African American
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003

  GA
 
Atlanta
 
Martin Luther King Jr Center for Nonviolent Social
 
Freedom Hall
 
449 Augburn Avenue NE
 
Atlanta  GA  30312    
 
Phone  404 526-8923
 
Web Site  www.thekingcenter.org
 
E-mail  mailto:shop@thekingcenter.org
 
Description  exhibits on Civil Rights leader's life and teachings, library, archives, final                         resting place
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Group Identity  African American
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
New or Updated:  08/20/2003

   GA
 
Atlanta
  Wren's Nest Joel Harris Assn
 
1050 Ralph David Abernathy SW
  Atlanta GA  30310    
 
Phone  404 753-7735
  Web Site  BROKEN www.accessatlanta.com/community/groups/wrensnest
 
Description  home of Joel Chandler Harris, creator of Br'er Rabbit
  Type of Resource  House Museum
  Primary Focus  Famous People
  New or Updated:  07/26/2003

  Georgia
Augusta
Meadow Garden
1320 Independence Drive
Augusta GA
Phone 706 724-4174
Web Site http://www.geocities.com/Heartland/Ridge/4935/meadow.html
Description home of George Walton, signer of the Declaration of Independence & 2-time governor
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1791
Owner/Operator: Daughters of the American Revolution

Georgia
Eatonton
Uncle Remus Museum
1050 Ralph D Abernathy Blvd SW
Eatonton GA
Phone 404 753-7735
Web Site http://www.accessatlanta.com/community/groups/wrensnest/Remembering_Remus.html
E-mail   mailto:brierpatch@accessatlanta.com
Description Wren's Nest - home of Joel Chandler Harris, creator of Brer Rabbit
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

Georgia
Moreland
Lewis Grizzard Museum
2769 Hwy 29
Moreland GA
Phone 770 304-1490
Web Site http://www.newnan.com/lg/
E-mail mailto:dstamps1@bellsouth.net
Description columnist & humorist Grizzard grew up in this town, museum in his memory is located in a local gift shop
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 04/29/2003

Georgia
Moreland
Erskine Caldwell Birthplace & Museum
Camp Street, Moreland Town Park
PO Box 207
Moreland GA 30259
Phone
770 251-4438
Web Site http://www.newnan.com/ec/
Description birthplace of famous author
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 04/29/2003

Georgia
Rossville
Chief John Ross House
212 Andrew Avenue
PO Box 836
Rossville GA 30741
Phone 706 375-7702
Alt Phone  706 866-7404
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.mindspring.com/~caruso/johnross.htm
Description boyhood home of Cherokee leader John Ross
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Group Identity Native American
Era 1797

Georgia
Savannah
Juliette Gordon Low Birthplace
Girl Scouts of America
10 East Oglethorpe Avenue
Savannah GA 31401
Phone 912 233-4501
Fax 912 233-4659
Web Site http://www.girlscouts.org/about/birthplace/
E-mail mailto:birthplace@girlscouts.org
Description now owned by the Girl Scout, house was the birthplace of the organization's founder, restored to 1880's
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1821
Owner/Operator: Girl Scouts of America

 

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Hawaii
Waikiki
Damien Museum and Archives
130 Ohua Avenue
St Augustine's Church
Waikiki HI 96815
Phone 808 923-2690
Web Site http://www.hawaiimuseums.org/mc/isoahu_damien.htm
Alt Web http://www.hawaiiweb.com/html/damien_museum_and_archives.html
Description devoted to priest who created the Hansen Disease (leprosy) colony on
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Industry /Profession Medical
Research /Reading Archives
Era 1840-1889
New or Updated: 05/30/2003
 
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