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  Indiana
Geneva
 
Limberlost SHS
 
200 East 6th Street
 
PO Box 356
 
Geneva  IN  46740    
 
Phone  219 368-7428
 
Web Site  http://www.in.gov/ism/HistoricSites/Limberlost/Historic.asp
 
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Alt Web  http://www.tentativetimes.net/porter/limber2a.html
 
Description  home of author Gene Stratton-Porter 1895-1913
 
Type of Resource  Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
 
  Indiana
Greenfield
James Whitcomb Riley Old Home & Museum
250 Main Street
Greenfield IN
Phone 317 477-4340
Alt Phone  317 462-8539
Web Site http://www.greenfieldin.org/parks/rileyhouse.htm
Description childhood home of famous poet
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Owner/Operator: City of Greenfield

 
Indiana
Hagerstown
Wilbur Wright Birthplace
1525 North County Road 750 E
Hagerstown IN 47346
Phone 765 332-2495
Web Site
Description Wilbur Wright
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

 

 

  IN

  Hammond

  John Dillinger Museum & Indiana Welcome Center

  7770 Corrinne Dr

  I-94 & Kennedy Ave South

  Hammond   IN

  Phone   219 989-7770

  Web Site  http://www.alllake.org/

  Toll Free  800 ALL-Lake

  E-mail  mailto:lccvb@alllake.org

  Alt Web  http://www.thetimesonline.com/articles/2004/01/16/news/lake_county/c9558cb60

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  Description  life of famous criminal, depression era and crime fighting history in 12

                    interactive exhibits, located in welcome center

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Law Enforcement

  New or Updated:   11/21/2004

  Indiana
Huntington
Dan Quayle Center & Museum
815 Warren St
Huntington IN 46750
Phone
219 356-6356
Web Site
www.quaylemuseumorg
E-mail info@quaylemuseum.com
Description Vice President Quayle and Vice-Presidents in general
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Owner/Operator: Dan Quayle Commemorative Inc
 

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Indiana
Indianapolis
Benjamin Harrison Presidential
1230 N Delaware St
Indianapolis IN 46202
Phone
Alt Phone  317 631-1898
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People
 
  Indiana
Indianapolis
James Whitcomb Riley Home
528 Lockerbie Street
Indianapolis IN 46202
Phone 317 631-5885
Web Site http://rileykids.org/house.html
Description James Whitcomb Riley -- poet
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 18th
 
  Indiana
Indianapolis
Lockerbie Street Home of James Whitcomb Riley
528 Lockerbie Street
Indianapolis IN
Phone 317 631-5885
Web Site http://www.indianahistory.org/heritage/jwr.html
Description 20 year home poet James Whitcomb Riley
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
    Indiana

  Mitchell

  Vigil L Grissom State Memorial

  Spring Mill State Park

  3333 State Rd 60 East

  Mitchell  IN  47446    

  Phone  812 849-4129

  Web Site http://www.in.gov/dnr/parklake/properties/park_springmill.html

  Description  memorial honors Mercury astronaut, second American in space

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Space

  New or Updated:  9/3/2007

Indiana
Terre Haute
Eugene V Debs Home
451 N 8th Street
Terre Haute IN 47807
Phone 812 232-2163
Web Site http://www.eugenevdebs.com/pages/1stflr.htm
Description home of labor leader and Socialist Party candidate for president
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Era 1890
New or Updated: 06/28/2003

  IN

  Winona Lake

  Billy Sunday Home & Visitors Center

  1101 Park Ave

  Winona Lake  IN  46590    

  Phone   219 268-0660

  Web Site  http://members.tripod.com/~kclocke/sunday.html

  E-mail  mailto:billysundaymuseum@juno.com

  Alt Web  http://www.villageatwinona.com/BSVisitEnter.asp

  Description  modest home of well known evangelist prominent in the enactment of Prohibition

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated: 8/12/2004

 
 
    KS
 
Atchison
 
Amelia Earhart Birthplace Museum
 
223 North Terrace Street
 
Atchison                         KS   66002    
 
Phone   913 367-4217
 
Web Site  http://www.ameliaearhartmuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:aemuseum@lvnworth.com
 
Description  childhood home of famous aviator
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  12/17/2003
 

  KS

  Ellis

  Chrysler Boyhood Home & Museum

  102 W 10th St

  PO Box 229

  Ellis         KS           67637    

  Phone   785 726-3636

  Web Site  http://www.ellis.ks.us/Chrysler/chrysler.html

  E-mail  mailto:chrysler55@eaglecom.net

  Description  place where automotive pioneer received training in railroad shops, house and small  museum

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:             9/23/2005


Kansas
Iola
Boyhood Home of Maj. Gen. Frederick Funston
14 W Washington
Iola KS 66749
Phone 620 365-3051
Web Site http://www.ci.iola.ks.us/library.html
Description location of multi-faceted military man's childhood, restored and furnished to 1880's era
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Owner/Operator: Allen County Historical Society
New or Updated: 06/03/2003

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  Kansas
Medicine Lodge
Carry Nation Home
211 West Fowler Ave
Medicine Lodge KS 67104
Phone 316 886-3553
Web Site http://www.stockademuseum.com/exhibits.htm
Description Carry Nation -- ax-wielding prohibitionist
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 06/17/2003
  Kansas
Norton
Also-Ran Gallery
First State Bank
105 West Main Street
Norton KS 67654
Phone 785 877-3341
Web Site http://www.firstatebank.com/also_ran_gallery.htm
Description dedicated to the losers of the presidential elections - on bank mezzanine
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Industry /Profession Politics
New or Updated: 06/21/2003
 
  Kansas
Sedan
Emmett Kelly Historical Museum
204 East Main Street
Sedan KS 67361
Phone 316 725-3470
Web Site http://www.emmettkellymuseum.com/menu.html
Alt Web http://www.theatrelibrary.org/sibmas/idpac/north_america/uskss001.html-1
Description famous clown Kelly but also a general history museum with radios, print shop, Sparky the Clown
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Building Type Theater
Industry /Profession Circus
New or Updated: 06/26/2003
 

  KS

  Wichita

  Allen-Lambe House

  255 N Roosevelt

  Wichita   KS    67208    

  Phone   316 687-1027  Web Site  http://home.onemain.com/~allenlam/

  Description  Frank Lloyd Wright design

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1915

  New or Updated:   5/3/2005

 
  Kentucky
Corbin
Colonel Harland Sanders Museum
1441 Gardiner Lane
Corbin KY
Phone 606 528-2163
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.chickenfestival.com/sanders.htm
Description story of honorary Kentucky Colonel who made a fortune late in life from fried chicken
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 06/03/2003
 

  KY

  Frankfort

  Liberty Hall Historic Site/Orland Brown House

  218 Wilkinson Street

  Frankfort  KY 40601    

  Phone   502 227-2560

  Web Site  www.libertyhall.org/

  Toll Free  888 516-5101

  E-mail  mailto:libhall@dcr.net

  Description  home of numerous prominent figures

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  12/11/2004


 

  KY

  Henderson

  John James Audubon Museum

  3100 US Highway 41 North

  PO Box 576

  Henderson  KY  42419    

  Phone   270 827-1893

  Alt Phone   270 826-2247

  Web Site  http://www.state.ky.us/agencies/parks/audubon2.htm

  Description  famed nature painter worked in this area; museum holds original works,

                    personal effects; nature center has wildlife observation room, Discovery

                    Room hands on area, and Learning center

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Nature of Group or Site  Nature Center

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Birds

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:  12/15/2004

 

  KY

  Lexington

  Ashland The Henry Clay Estate

  120 Sycamore Rd

  Lexington  KY40502    

  Phone   859 266-8581

  Web Site  www.henryclay.org

  Description  Henry Clay, 19th century statesman, lived on property, his son tore down & rebuilt the original house

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:   1/6/2005

 
 

  KY

  Louisville

  Locust Grove

  561 Blankenbaker Lane

  Louisville  KY  40207    

  Phone 502 897-9845

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

  Description  final home of George Rogers Clark, Revolutionary War hero &

                    Louisville's founder

  Type of Resource House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era 1790

  Owner/Operator:  Louisville Metro Government

  New or Updated:   6/22/2006

 

  KY

  Louisville

  Thomas Edison House

  729-31 East Washington St

  Louisville         KY           40202    

  Phone   502 585-5247

  Web Site  www.edisonhouse.org

  Description  Thomas Edison lived here when he worked as a telegraph operator ca. 1866

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1866

  New or Updated:             10/6/2005

 
   
  Kentucky
Paducah
Alben W Barkley Museum
533 Madison St
Paducah KY 42001
Phone
270 444-9356
Alt Phone
859 258-3253
Web Site
http://www.aboutpaducah.com/articles/localhighlights/73.html
Alt Web
http://www.centerpointeusa.com/quality/places_things/museums.html
Description
home of Harry Truman's VP, in home original built for wharfboat captain
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus
Famous People
Field of Study Politics
Era 1852
New or Updated: 05/18/2003
 
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