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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  

 
  VA
 
Alexandria
 
Robert E Lee Boyhood Home
 
16 South Fairfax Street
 
Alexandria    VA  22314
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://leeboyhoodhome.com/
 
Description  NO LONGER A MUSEUM - NOW A PRIVATE RESIDENCE
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:   5/20/2004

  VA
 
Ararat
 
Laurel Hill
 
Route 773
 
PO Box 240
 
Ararat   VA   24053
  Phone   540 251-18833
 
Web Site  http://www.jebstuart.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:laurelhill@jebstuart.org
 
Description  boyhood home of Confederate General, stone markers, grave sties, visitor
                   
center open by appointment
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
   Operator:
  Jeb Stuart Birthplace Preservation
 
New or Updated:  5/24/2004

  VA
 
Beaverdam
 
Scotchtown
 
16120 Chiswell Lane
 
Beaverdam  VA    23015
 
Phone   804 227-3500
 
Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/scotchtown.php
 
E-mail  mailto:scotchtown@apva.org
 
Alt Web  http://www.gcvirginia.org/restored_tide.html
 
Description  Home of Patrick Henry 1771-1778, also childhood home of Dolley Madison
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Era  18th
 
Owner/Operator:  APVA
 
New or Updated:    5/24/2004

  VA
 
Bellroi
 
Walter Reed Birthplace
 
4021 Hickory Fork Road
 
(routes 616 & 614)
  Bellroi     VA           23061    
 
Phone   804 693-3663
 
Web Site  http://www.apva.org/apva/walter_reed.php
 
E-mail  mailto:apva@apva.org
 
Description  birthplace of physician who worked on the cause of yellow fever
 
Type of Resource   House Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Industry /Profession Medical
 
Owner/Operator:  APVA
 
New or Updated:     5/10/2004
 

  VA

  Leesburg

  Dodona Manor George C Marshall Center

  217 Edwards Ferry Road

  Leesburg      VA           20176    

  Phone   703 777-1880

  Web Site  www.georgecmarshallcenter.org

  E-mail  mailto:dodona@georgecmarshall.org

  Description  home of US Army Chief of staff in WWII, Sec. of State & Defense, author of Marshall  Plan - post-war era

  Type of Resource   House Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Owner/Operator:  George C Marshall International Center

  New or Updated:       12/19/2005
 

  VA

  Lexington

  George C Marshall Museum

  VMI Parade

  PO Drawe 1600

  Lexington                      VA           24450    

  Phone   540 463-7103

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

  E-mail  mailto:cushmanpn@marshallfoundation.org

  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:           12/19/2005

Virginia
Mount Vernon
Frank Lloyd Wright Pope-Leighey House
900 Richmond Highway
PO Box 37
Mount Vernon VA 22309
Phone 703 780-4000
Alt Phone  fax 703 780-8509
Web Site www.nthp.org
Description
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

Virginia
Norfolk
MacArthur Memorial
MacArthur Square
Norfolk VA 23510
Phone 757 441-2965
Web Site
Description General Douglas MacArthur memorial with nine galleries & exhibit hall
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era WW II

 

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  VA

  Richmond

  Edgar Allan Poe Museum

  1914-16 East Main Street

  Richmond  VA    23223    

  Phone   804 648-5523

  Web Site  http://www.poemuseum.org/

  Toll Free  888 21EAPOE

  E-mail  mailto:info@poemuseum.org

  Description  memorabilia of author and poet, model of Richmond at the time he lived there,

                    first editions & works

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Collection A-F Books

  Collection G-M  Models

  New or Updated:  7/6/2004

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Virginia
Stratford
Stratford Hall Plantation
Route 214
Stratford VA  22558
Phone 804 493-8038
Web Site www.stratfordhall.org
Description birthplace of Robert E Lee
Building Type Plantation
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
  Virginia
Winchester
George Washington's Office Museum
Braddock & Cork Streets
Winchester VA 22601
Phone
540 662-4412
Web Site
E-mail
wfchs@shentel.net
Description
HQ while building Fort Loudon
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Famous People
Era
1755-56
Owner/Operator: Winchester-Frederick County Historical Society
  Virginia
Winchester
Stonewall Jackson's Headquarters
415 N Braddock St
Winchester VA 22601
Phone 540 667-3242
Web Site www.visitthevalley.org/
Description HQ during part of Civil War campaign
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era Civil War
 
  Vermont
Manchester
Hildene Museum
Manchester VT
Phone
Web Site www.hildene.org/
Description Lincoln's descendants lived here until 1975
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
 
  Wisconsin
Appleton
Houdini Heritage Center/Outagamie County Museum
330 East College Avenue
Appleton WI 54911
Phone 920 733-8445
Alt Phone  920 735-9370
Web Site www.houdinihistory.org/
Description local history, with extensive Harry Houdini collection
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Industry Profession Papermaking
Collection G-M Magic

  WI
 
Columbus
 
Columbus Museum
 
239 Whitney Street
 
PO Box 151
 
Columbus  WI  53925    
 
Phone  920 623-1992
 
Web Site  http://www.columbusantiquemall.com/
 
Description  antique mall also has museums dedicated to Christopher Columbus and the
                       
1893 Chicago Columbian Exposition
 
Type of Resource  Tourist Attraction
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
New or Updated:  11/08/2003

  WI
 
Couderay
 
The Hideout - Al Capone's Retreat
 
12101 W Cty Rd CC
 
Couderay  WI  54828    
 
Phone  715 945-2746
 
Web Site  http://www.alcaponehideout.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:info@alcaponehideout.com
 
Description  where do gangsters go for vacation? Al Capone headed for the woods
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  
Primary Focus Famous People
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Law Enforcement
 
New or Updated:  11/09/2003

 
    WI
 
Sparta
 
Deke Slayton Memorial Space & Bike Museum
 
20 West Main Street
 
Sparta  WI  54656    
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.dekeslayton.com/
 
Toll Free  888 200-5302
 
E-mail  mailto:info@dekeslayton.com?subject=I Visited Your Web Site and Wanted to
                 
Know...
 
Description  celebrates astronaut Slayton's life, bicycling history and local aviation
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Space
 
Collection A-F  Bicycles
 
New or Updated:  11/09/2003

Wisconsin
Spring Green
Taliesin
Address
Spring Green WI
Phone
Web Site http://flw.badgernet.com/taliesin.htm
Description Frank Lloyd Wright studio
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People

 
  Wyoming
Cody
Buffalo Bill Historical Center
720 Sheridan Avenue
Cody WY 82414
Phone 307 587-3243
Web Site www.bbhc.org
Alt Web www.truewest.com/BBHC/
Description four museums under one roof - Buffalo Bill, Plains Indian, Cody Firearms, Whitney Gallery
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Field of Study Science Facility Old West
Collection A-F Arms
Group Identity Native American
Research or Reading Library
 
  Wyoming
Medicine Bow
Owen Wister Cabin and Monument
PO Box 187
Medicine Bow WY 82329
Phone 307 379-2383
Web Site http://www.medicinebow.org/origin06.htm - OWEN%20WISTER%20CABIN
Description home of author of "The Virginian"
Type of Resource House Museum
 
Primary Focus: Famous People
Era 1911
 
  Wyoming
Sundance
Crook County Museum and Art Gallery
309 Cleveland
PO Box 63
Sundance WY 82729
Phone 307 283-3666
Web Site ******
Alt Web http://wyshs.org/mus-crookcty.htm
E-mail crookmuseum@mcn.net
Description local history with emphasis on Sundance Kid
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Famous People
Research or Reading Library
 
 

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  Audie Murphy Memorial Web Site

  Web Site  http://www.audiemurphy.com/welcome.htm

  Description  dedicated to most decorated US combat soldier of WW II

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Famous People

  Nature of Group or Site  Web Site

  Industry /Profession Infantry

  New or Updated:  10/18/2005

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Black Inventor Online Museum
 
Address  *****
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.blackinventor.com/
 
Description  sorted by name, category, and invention
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 
Group Identity  African American
 
New or Updated:  08/19/2003

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Nobel e-Museum
 
Address
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.nobel.se/
 
E-mail  mailto:comments@www.nobel.se
 
Description  extremely comprehensive site on background of famous prize, all the                         winners in tall the categories, articles, educational material
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
 
Owner/Operator:  The Nobel Foundation
 
New or Updated:  07/15/2003

 
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Virtual Museums of the Masters
 
Address
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.nbufront.org/html/MastersMuseums/MastersMuseums.html
 
Description  online biographies and writings of various African Centered Scholars
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Famous People
 
Nature of Group or Site  Online Museum
   Group Identity African American

 
Owner/Operator:  National Black United Front
 
New or Updated:  07/15/2003
 
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