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Famous People  Montana -  New Jersey

 
  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  

 

 

  MT

  Butte

  Copper King Mansion

   219 W Granite St

  Butte  MT   59701    

  Phone   406 782-7580

  Web   http://www.thecopperkingmansion.com/index.html

  E-mail  mailto:esigl@in-tch.com

  Description  34 room mansion of Copper King William Andrews Clark, now offers tours

                     and operates as B&B

  Type of Resource   Historic Place
  
Kind of Activity B&B

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Mining

  Era   1888

  New or  Updated      1/29/2006


  MT

  Great Falls

  C M Russell Museum

  400 13th Street N

  Great Falls   MT     59401    

  Phone   406 727-8787

  Web Site  www.cmrussell.org

  E-mail  mailto:ncosby@cmrussell.org

  Alt Web  www.lewisandclarktraitl.com/section3/montanacities/greatfalls/cmr

  Description  studio of cowboy artist contains many items used as models, next door is museum   with his and other works of Western Art

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West

  Era  1903

  New or Updated:           10/11/2005

 

  NC
  Asheville
  Thomas Wolfe Memorial
 
52 North Market St
  Asheville NC  28801   
 
Phone  828 253-8304
  Web Site  http://www.wolfememorial.com/
  Description  childhood home made famous in Look Homeward, Angel,  visitor center in                         the rear with family memorabilia & audio-visual presentation
 
Type of Resource  House Museum
  Primary Focus  Famous People
  New or Updated:  07/26/2003


 
NC

  Mt Airy

  Visitor's Center

  615 N Main Street

  Mt Airy            NC           27030    

  Phone   336 789-4636  Web Site  http://visitmountairy.com/

  Toll Free  800 576-0231  E-mail  mailto:visitandy@tcia.net

  Alt Web  http://www.visitmayberry.com/mountairynorthcarolina.asp?BusinessCategoryID=1

  Description  Andy Griffith memorabilia in the orginal "Mayberry", Siamese Twins Eng & Chang,  Donna Fargo & Tommy Jarrell

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  New or Updated:              4/8/2005

 

    ND
 
Strasburg
 
Welk Homestead
 
619 Main Street
 
Strasburg         ND   58573    
 
Phone   701 336-7272
 
Web Site  http://www.lib.ndsu.nodak.edu/grhc/history_culture/lawrence_welk/pioneer.ht    ml
 
Alt Web  http://tradecorridor.com/strasburg/lawrencewelk.htm
 
Description  home of famous bandleader, Germans from Russia
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Owner/Operator:  Pioneer Heritage Inc
 
New or Updated:  12/14/2003
 
    NE
 
Aurora
 
Edgerton Explorit Center
 
208 16th Street
 
Aurora  NE  68818    
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.destinationets.com/
 
Toll Free  877 694-4032
 
Description  science museum based on the work of inventor of strobe light
 
Type of Resource  Science
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
New or Updated:  11/19/2003
 

  NE

  Norfolk

  Elkhorn Valley Museum

  515 Queen City Boulevard

  Norfolk  NE   68701    

  Phone   402 371-3886

  Web Site  http://www.elkhornvalleymuseum.org/index.htm

  Description  History, genealogy, documents, hometown of Johnny Carson

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:  3/6/2005

 
    NH
 
Concord
 
Mary Baker Eddy House
 
62 North State Street
 
Concord                   NH  03266     
 
Phone   603 786-9943
 
Web Site  *****
 
Description  church founder lived here fro 1889-1892
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:    1/3/2004

  NH
 
Cornish
 
The Oaks Maxfield Parrish Museum
 
RR 2
 
Cornish           NH   03745     
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.almagilbert.com/html/Notes.html
 
Description  NO LONGER OPEN TO THE PUBLIC - PRIVATE RESIDENCE
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection G-M  Illustrations
 
New or Updated:    1/3/2004

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  NH

  Cornish

  Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site

  139 Saint Gaudens Road

  Cornish  NH    03745    

  Phone  603 675-2175

  Web Site www.sgnhs.org

  Alt Web http://www.nps.gov/saga

  Description  estate with house, studio & gardens of famous sculptor

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection N-Z  Sculpture

  New or Updated:  1/30/2007

  New Hampshire
Franconia
Robert Frost Place
Franconia NH 03580
Phone 603 823-5510
Web Site http://www.frostplace.org/home.html
E-mail mailto:rfrost@frostplace.com
Description farm home of famous poet from 1915-1920, summer home until 1938
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

  NH
 
Franklin
 
Daniel Webster Birthplace
  Route 127
 
Franklin      NH
 
Phone   603 934-5057
 
Alt Phone   603 547-3373
 
Web Site  http://www.nhstateparks.com/danielwebster.html
 
Description  childhood home of famous orator and politician
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Owner/Operator:  NH State Parks
 
New or Updated:    1/6/2004

  NH
 
Rumney
 
Mary Baker Eddy Historic Homes
 
Stinson Lake Road
 
Rumney  NH   03266    
 
Phone   603 786-9943
 
Web Site  http://www.longyear.org/rumney.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.longyear.org/rumney1.html
 
Description  home of Christian Science Church founder Mary Bake Eddy
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  1/26/2004

 
    NJ
 
HoHoKus
 
Hermitage
 
335 North Franklin Turnpike
 
HoHoKus  NJ   07423  
 
Phone   210 445-8311
 
Web Site  http://www.thehermitage.org/
 
Description  place where Aaron Burr was married, later rebuilt  into a Gothic revival house
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Collection A-F Decorative Arts
 
Collection N-Z  Toys
 
Era  1847
 
New or Updated:  1/16/2004

  NJ
 
Little Falls
 
Yogi Berra Museum & Learning Center
 
Montclair State U
 
8 Quarry Road
 
Little Falls  NJ   07424   
 
Phone   973 655-2378
 
Web Site  http://www.yogiberramuseum.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:yogi.museum@montclair.edu
 
Description  Yankee catcher & manager, Mets manager, unique interpreter of the English                     language
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession Baseball
 
New or Updated:    3/31/2004

New Jersey
River Edge
Bergen County Historical Society
PO Box 55
River Edge NJ 07661
Phone 201 343-9492
Web Site http://apollo.carroll.com/bchs/
Description local historical society owns 3 houses, Steuben house opens regularly, located in strategic Revolutionary War river crossing, later given to Baron von Steuben
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

 
  New Jersey
West Orange
Edison National Historic Site
Main Street
West Orange NJ 07052
Phone 973 736-0550
Web Site www.nps.gov/edis/glen.htm
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
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