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  LA
 
Alexandria
 
Arna Bontemps African-American Museum & Cultural
 
1327 Third Street
 
Alexandria  LA       71301   
 
Phone   318 473-4692
 
Web Site  http://www.arnabontempsmuseum.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:arnabont@linknet.idt.net
 
Description  Restored childhood home of noted Harlem Renaissance poet & author

  Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Group Identity   African American
 
New or Updated:   6/28/2005

  LA

  Cloutierville

  Kate Chopin House & Bayou Folk Museum

  243 Hwy 495

  Cloutierville                    LA           71416    

  Phone   318 379-2233

  Web Site  http://www.natchitoches.net/melrose/chopin.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.suite101.com/article.cfm/literary_tour/37206

  Description  home of 19th century author from 1879-1881, includes blacksmith shop & doctor's office

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1809

  New or Updated:             9/20/2005

 

  Louisiana
New Orleans
Ann Rice Collection
1314 Napoleon Ave
New Orleans LA 70115
Phone 504 899-6450
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 

 

  LA

  New Orleans

  Beauregard-Keyes House & Garden

  1113 Chartres Street

  New Orleans   LA    70116    

  Phone   504 523-7257

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.neworleansonline.com/neworleans/architecture/beauregardkeyes.html

  Description  occupied by Gen PGT Beauregard, later by Frances Parkinson Keyes, collections include dolls, teapots, fans, folk costumes, walled garden

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection A-F Dolls

  Collection N-Z  Porcelain

  Era  1826

  New or Updated:   10/10/2005


  LA

  New Orleans

  Edgar Degas House

  2306 Esplanade Avenue

  New Orleans  LA    70119    

  Phone   504 821-5009

  Web Site  www.degashouse.com

  Description  home of French Impressionist painter Edgar Degas from 1872-73, now a B&B with  tours by appt

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Kind of Activity   B&B

  New or Updated:          10/11/2005

 
 

  LA

  Saint Francisville

  Audubon State Commemorative Area

  11788 Highway 965

  PO Box 546

  Saint Francisville  LA   70775    

  Phone   225 635-3739

  Web Site  http://enlou.com/places/statecommareas.htm - audubon

  Toll Free  888 677-2838

  E-mail  http://www.lastateparks.com/audubon/audubon.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.lastateparks.com/audubon/audubon.htm

  Description  Oakley Plantation, where John James Audubon worked; museum, outdoor exhibits,  trails, guided tours

  Type of Resource   Nature

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Building Type   Plantation

  New or Updated:   12/1/2005

 
  Massachusetts
Amesbury
John Greenleaf Whittier Home
86 Friend Street
Amesbury MA 01913
Phone 508 388-1337
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.essexheritage.org/visiting/placestovisit/listofsitesbycommunity/amesbury_whittier-home.shtml
Description  home of poet & abolitionist for almost 60 years
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Research /Reading Library
Era 1836-892
Owner/Operator: Whittier Home Association
New or Updated: 06/06/2003

Massachusetts
Amesbury
Mary Baker Eddy Historic House
277 Main Street
Amesbury MA 01913
Phone 617 388-1361
Alt Phone 617 388-1361
Web Site ******
Toll Free 800 277-8943
Description occupied by Christian Science Church founder twice, in 1868 & 1879
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Group Identity Protestant
New or Updated: 06/07/2003
 
  Massachusetts
Amherst
Dickinson Homestead and the Evergreens
280 Main Street
Amherst MA 01002
Phone
413 542-8161
Web Site
http://www.dickinsonhomestead.org/
Description lifelong home of poet Emily Dickinson
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Owner/Operator: Trustees of Amherst College
New or Updated: 06/09/2003

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  MA

  Boston

  Paul Revere House

  19 North Square

  Boston  MA   02113    

  Phone  617 523-2338

  Web  www.paulreverehouse.org

  Description  home of famous Patriot, silversmith and rider

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  Revolutionary War

  New or Updated      1/22/2006

  Massachusetts
Brockton
Brockton Heritage Center
216 North Pearl Street
Brockton MA 02301
Phone 508 583-1039
Web Site http://www.brocktonma.com/bhs/bhs_mus.html
E-mail mailto:gerryb@brocktonma.com
Description historic complex includes exhibits on Thomas Edison, who chose the town for the first standardized central power system and boxer Rocky Marciano
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

  MA

  Brookline

  Frederick Law Olmsted NHS

  99 Warren Street

  Brookline            MA           02146    

  Phone   617 566-1689

  Web Site  www.nps.gov/frla/home.htm

  Description  CLOSED until 2007 designer of New York's Central Park, Chicago's master plan, and  many more famous landscapes lived and worked here

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Architecture

  Research /Reading  Archives

  Era  1810

  New or Updated:             1/17/2006

 
  Massachusetts
Brookline
Longyear Museum
120 Seaver Street
Brookline MA 02146
Phone 617 277-8943
Web Site www.longyear.org
Description Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science and the Longyear family
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Research or Reading Archives
 

  MA

  Cambridge

  Longfellow NHS

  105 Brattle Street

  Cambridge  MA   02138    

  Phone  617 876-4491

  Web   http://www.nps.gov/long/

  E-mail  mailto:FRLA_Longfellow@nps.gov

  Description  HOUSE CLOSES FOR WINTER SEASON poet Longfellow's home when

                     he taught at Harvard, earlier served as George Washington's

                    headquarters  - archives, fine arts collection

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research       Archives

  New or Updated               1/29/2006
 

  MA

  Chestnut Hill

  Longyear Museum

  1125 Boylston St

  Chestnut Hill  MA   02467    

  Phone  617 278-9000

  Web   www.longyear.org

  Description  Mary Baker Eddy, founder of Christian Science and the Longyear family

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection M-Z  Portraits

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated               1/18/2006
 

  MA

  Concord

  Orchard House - Home of the Alcotts

  399 Lexington Road

  PO Box 343

  Concord     MA       01742    

  Phone  978 369-4118

  Web  www.louisamayalcott.org

  Description  Louisa May Alcott of "Little Women" fame was only one of this well known

                    family

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or  Updated                            2/11/2006
 

  MA

  Cummington

  William Cullen Bryant Homestead

  207 Bryant Road

  Cummington  MA  01026    

  Phone  413 634-2244

  Web Site http://www.thetrustees.org/bryanthomestead.cfm

  E-mail  mailto:bryanthomestead@ttor.org

  Description  boyhood home of 19th century poet, editor & publisher with some

                    original furniture, on 195 acres

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Owner/Operator:  Trustees of Reservations

  New or Updated:  7/5/2007


  MA

  Gloucester

  Hammond Castle

  80 Hesperus Avenue

  Gloucester  MA    01930    

  Phone  978 283-2080

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

  Description  castle built by inventor in 1928 with tapestries, 8600 pipe organ,

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection Furniture

  Collection G-M  Musical Instrument

  Era  1928

  New or Updated:  3/9/2006

 
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