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  OH

  Akron

  John Brown House

  550 Copley Road

  Akron  OH  44320    

  Phone   330 535-1120

  Web Site  http://summithistory.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.neo.lrun.com/Summit_County_Historical_Society/tour.html

  Description  one time abode of abolitionist John  Brown

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Owner/Operator:  Summit County Historical Society

  New or Updated:              8/9/2004

 

Ohio
Akron
John Brown House
550 Copley Road
Akron OH 44320
Phone 330 535-1120
Web Site
Alt Web http://www.neo.lrun.com/Summit_County_Historical_Society/tour.html
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People

 

  Ohio
Lancaster
Sherman House
137 East Main Street
Lancaster OH 43130
Phone 740 687-5891
Web Site http://www.shermanhouse.org/
Description birthplace of Civil War General William T Sherman & his brother John Sherman, Senator & Secretary of Treasury & State - family memorabilia
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1811
Owner/Operator: Fairfield Heritage Association

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Ohio
Milan
Thomas Edison Birthplace Museum
9 Edison Drive
Milan OH 44846
Phone 419 499-2135
Web Site www.tomedison.org/
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
    OH
 
Norwich
 
National Road-Zane Grey Museum
 
8850 East Pike
 
Norwich  OH 43767    
 
Phone   740 872-3143
 
Web Site  http://www.ohiohistory.org/places/natlroad/
 
Toll Free  800 752-2602
 
Description  celebrates first major east-west road, farmhouse Western writer, and Ohio at
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Old West
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Collection N-Z  Pottery
 
New or Updated:   3/5/2004

  OH
 
Winona Lake
 
Billy Sunday Home & Visitors Center
 
1101 Park Ave
 
Winona Lake  OH 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:  3/31/2004

  Oklahoma
Claremore
Will Rogers Memorial & Birthplace
1720 W Will Rogers Boulevard
PO Box 157
Claremore OK 74017
Phone 918 341-0719
Web Site www.willrogers.org
Description "time Tunnel" for children, hands on exhibits of Will Rogers' career, tomb, saddles, trick rope and other performance aspects of career
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Research or Reading Library
 
  Oklahoma
Gene Autry
Gene Autry Museum
601 Prairie Street
Gene Autry OK 73436
Phone 580 294-3047
Web Site www.cow-boy.com/museum.htm
Description dedicated to T and movie cowboy
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Industry Profession Movies
 
    OK
 
Watonga
 
T B Ferguson Home
 
521 North Weigle Avenue
 
Watonga   OK  73772    
 
Phone   580 623-5069
 
Web Site  http://www.ok-history.mus.ok.us/mus-sites/masnum29.htm
 
Alt Web  http://watonga.com/chamber/ferguson.htm
 
Description  home of publisher &  territorial governor, Edna Ferber wrote Cimarron here
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Era  1907
 
New or Updated:    3/9/2004

  OK
 
Waynoka
 
Harvey House/Waynoka History Museum
 
711 East Broadway Street
 
PO Box 193
 
Waynoka   OK 73860  
 
Phone   580 824-1886
 
Web Site  http://waynoka.org/index.php
 
Description  one of the noted railroad restaurants also served role in early commercial                     aviation venture
 
Type of Resource   Museum
 
Primary Focus  Railroad
 
Building Type   Restaurant
 
Owner/Operator:  Waynoka Historical Society
 
New or Updated: 3/10/2004

  OK

  Yale

  Jim Thorpe House

  706 East Boston Avenue

  Yale  OK    74085    

  Phone  918 387-2815

  Web Site *****

  Alt Web http://www.yalechamberofcommerce.org/chamber_change_003.htm

  Description  home of famous athlete

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Group Identity  Native American

  New or Updated:  7/29/2006

 
  Pennsylvania
Audubon
Mill Grove Audubon Wildlife Sanctuary
Audubon PA 19047
Phone 610 666-5593
Web Site www.montcopa/org
Description first American home of artist John James Audubon, features all major work he published
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Nature of Group or Site Nature Center
Collection N-Z Prints
Era 1762
 
  Pennsylvania
Hershey
Hershey Museum
170 West Hershey Park Drive
Hershey IN 17033
Phone 717 534-3439
Web Site www.hershey-museum.microserve.net
Description museum of famous chocolate maker, with collections he assembled
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Group Identity Native American
 
  Pennsylvania
Indiana
James Stewart Museum
845 Philadelphia Street
Indiana PA 15701
Phone 724 349-6112
Web Site www.jimmy.org/
E-mail curator@jimmy.org
Description honors famous actor, located in city library, includes 1930's theatre for screening
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Industry Profession Movies
 
  Pennsylvania
Lackawaxen
Zane Grey Museum
RR 2 Box 2428
Lackawaxen PA 18405
Phone 570 685-4871
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/upde/zgmuseum.htm
Description home of prolific Western author from 1914-1918 and his final resting place, located in the Upper Delaware Scenic River area
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Field of Study Science Facility Old West

  PA
 
Morrisville
 
Summerseat
 
Legion Hillcrest Ave
 
Morrisville   PA  19067    
 
Phone   215 295-1498
 
Web Site  http://mv.org/historic/historic.htm
 
Description  home to 2 signers of Declaration of Independence and the US Constitution
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Owner/Operator:  Historic Morrisville Society
 
New or Updated:             4/25/2004

  PA
 
Paoli
 
Waynesborough Historic House
 
2049 Waynesborough Road
 
Paoli    PA      19301    
 
Phone   610 647-1779
 
Web Site  http://www.philalandmarks.org/page_houses/waynesborough/home/index.html
 
Description  estate of Revolutionary War hero General Anthony Wayne
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Owner/Operator:  Philadelphia Society for the Preservation of Landmarks
 
New or Updated:     4/27/2004

 
 

  PA

  Philadelphia

  Betsy Ross House

  239 Arch Street

  Philadelphia  PA  19106    

  Phone  215 686-1252

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

  Description  home of the maker of the first American flag with the stars and stripes

                    as we know it

  Type of Resource  House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Era  1740

  New or Updated:  9/15/2006

Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Clivenden
6401 Germantown Av
Philadelphia PA 19144
Phone 215 848-1777
Fax fax 215 438-2892
Web Site www.nthp.org
Alt Web http://cliveden.org
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People
Era
Revolutionary War

 
  Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Edgar Allan Poe National Historic Site
Philadelphia PA
Phone
Web Site www.nps.gov/edal
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  Pennsylvania
Philadelphia
Rodin Museum
22nd
Philadelphia PA 19103
Phone
Web Site www.rodinmuseum.org
Description constructed to display the works of August Rodin, featuring "The Thinker"
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Collection N-Z Sculpture
 
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