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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  
 

  TX

  Austin

  George Washington Carver Museum and Cultural Center

  1165 Angelina Street

  Austin                        TX           78702    

  Phone   512 472-4809

  Web Site  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/carver/

  Description  African American history & culture, history of Juneteenth

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Group Identity   African American

  Owner/Operator:  City of Austin

  New or Updated:           11/25/2005

 

  TX

  Austin

  O Henry Museum

  409 East 5th Street

  Austin  TX           78701    

  Phone   512 472-1903

  Web Site  http://www.ci.austin.tx.us/parks/ohenry.htm

  Description  home of author known as "master of the short story"

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  City of Austin

  New or Updated:             10/9/2005

 

  TX

  Austin

  Texas State Cemetery

  909 Navasota St

  Austin       TX           78702    

  Phone   512 463-0605

  Web Site  http://www.cemetery.state.tx.us/

  E-mail  mailto:StateCemetery@tbpc.state.tx.us

  Description  "Lone Star State's version of Arlington National Cemetery" , burial site for many

                    important Texans since 1851

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Building Type   Funerary

  New or Updated:         12/28/2005

 
Texas
Bonham
Sam Rayburn House Museum
Highway 82 W
Bonham TX 75418
Phone 903 583-5558
Web Site http://mahogany.lib.utexas.edu/Lib/CAH/componets/rayburn.html
Alt Web www.thc.state.tx.us/sam2.html
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Nature of Group or Site Government

 

  Texas
Bonham
Sam Rayburn House Museum
US Highway 82
PO Box 308
Bonham TX 75418
Phone 903 583-5558
Fax 903 640-0800
Web Site http://www.thc.state.tx.us/samrayhouse/srhdefault.html
E-mail mailto:srhmdir@texoma.net
Description home of long time Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 

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Texas
Bonham
Sam Rayburn Library and Museum
800 W Sam Rayburn Drive
PO Box 309
Bonham TX  75418
Phone 903 583-2455
Web Site *******
Alt Web http://www.bonhamchamber.com/Fort%20Inglish.htm
Description library with memorabilia & furnishings of long time Speaker of the US House of Representatives
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Research or Reading Library
  Texas
Fredericksburg
Admiral Nimitz Museum
340 East Main Street
Fredericksburg TX 78624
Phone 830 997-4379
Web Site www.nimitz-museum.org/
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Research or Reading Library

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  Texas
Huntsville
Sam Houston Memorial Museum
1836 Sam Houston Avenue
Huntsville TX 77340
Phone 936 295-7824
Web Site www.shsu.edu/~smm_www
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 

  TX

  Longview

  R G LeTourneau Museum

  2100 S Mobberly

  LeTourneay University

  Longview   TX   75602    

  Phone  903 233-3672

  Web Site http://www.letu.edu/about_LU/museum/Museum_Online/index.html

  Description  holder of almost 300 patents, mostly for earthmoving equipment,

                    preacher, museum located in Student center of college he founded

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Industry /Profession Construction

  New or Updated:   2/6/2007
 

  TX

  Lubbock

  Buddy Holly Center

  1801 Crickets Ave

  Lubbock  TX  79401    

  Phone  806 775-3560

  Web Site www.buddyhollycenter.org

  E-mail mailto:info@buddyhollycenter.org?subject=BHC Website Inquiry

  Description  contemporary visual arts & Texas music & music history

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Building Type  Depot

  Nature of Group  Hall of Fame

  Industry /Profession Music

  New or Updated:  2/15/2007

  TX
 
Uvalde
 
John Nance Garner Museum
 
333 N Park
 
Uvalde    TX  78801    
 
Phone   830 278-5018
 
Web Site  http://www.cah.utexas.edu/divisions/Garner.html
 
Description  home of US VP and prominent mid-20th century politician
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Research /Reading  Archives
 
Owner/Operator:  U Texas
 
New or Updated:  7/13/2004

 

    UT
 
Salt Lake City
 
Beehive House
 
67 East South Temple
 
Salt Lake City UT   84150
 
Phone   801 240-2681
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.utahcityguide.com/utbound/details.asp?ID=84411970837
 
Description  Brigham Young's home in Utah
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Group Identity   Latter Day Saints
 
New or Updated:  5/17/2004
 
  Virginia
Alexandria
Pope-Leighey House
9000 Richmond Highway
Alexandria VA 22309
Phone 703 780-3264
Web Site www.nthp.org/main/sites/leighey.htm
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

Virginia
Alexandria
Robert E Lee Boyhood Home
316 South Fairfax Street
Alexandria VA 22314
Phone 703 548-8454
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

 
   
  Virginia
Ararat
J E B  Stuart Birthplace Preservation
Route 773
Ararat VA 24053
Phone 540 251-18833
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  Virginia
Beaverdam
Scotchtown
16120 Chiswell Lane
Beaverdam VA 23015
Phone 804 227-3500
Web Site
Description childhood home of Dolly Madison, also occupied by Patrick Henry
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 18th
Owner/Operator: Scotchtown Committee
 
  Virginia
Brookneal
Red Hill
1250 Red Hill Road
Brookneal VA 24528
Phone 804 376-2044
Web Site www.redhill.org
Description home of Patrick Henry
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era Revolutionary War
 
  Virginia
Fredericksburg
George Washington's Ferry Farm
1201 Washington Avenue
Fredericksburg VA 22401
Phone 540 373-3381
Web Site www.kenmore.org
Description settled by George Washington's family
Building Type Farm
Type of Resource  Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1738
 
  Virginia
Gloucester
Walter Reed Birthplace
4021 Hickory Fork Road
Gloucester VA 23061
Phone 804 693-7452
Web Site
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  Virginia
Hardy
Booker T Washington National Monument
12130 Booker T Washington Highway
Hardy VA 24101
Phone 540 721-2094
Web Site www.nps.gov/bowa/
E-mail BOWA_Rangers_3@nps.gov
Description plantation where famous educator and founder of Tuskegee Institute grew up as a slave
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Group Identity African American
 
  Virginia
Lexington
George C Marshall Museum
VMI Parade
Lexington VA 24450
Phone 540 463-7103
Web Site http://www.marshallfoundation.org/museum/visitor_information.htm
Description honors WW II military leader and post-war statesman, author of Marshall Plan to rebuild Europe and NATO
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
Research /Reading Archives
Era WW II
Owner/Operator: George C Marshall Foundation
New or Updated: 07/01/2003
 
  Virginia
Lexington
Stonewall Jackson House
8 East Washington St
Lexington VA 24450
Phone 540 463-2552
Web Site www.stonewalljackson.org
Description
Type of Resource
House Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People
 
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