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  Hawaii

  Fort DeRussy

  US Army Museum of Hawai'i

  Fort Battery

  PO Box 8064

  Fort DeRussy  HI   96830    

  Phone   808 955-9552

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

  E-mail  mailto:info@hiarmymuseumsoc.org

  Description  Exhibits on early Hawaiian warfare,  in WWI through Vietnam

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:  12/19/2005


Honolulu
USS Bowfin Submarine Museum & Park
11 Arizona Memorial Road
Honolulu HI 96818
Phone 808 423-1341
Web Site www.aloha.net/~bowfin/
Alt Web www.bowfin.org/
Description
Building Type
Ship
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Military
Research or Reading
Library

 
Hawaii
Schofield Barracks
Tropic Lightning Museum
Carter Hall, Building 361 SB
Schofield Barracks HI 96857
Phone
808 655-0438
Web Site
http://www.kolchak.org/museum.htm
Description history of Schofield Barracks and the 25th Infantry Tropic Lightning Regiments
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military

 

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Iowa
Camp Dodge
Iowa Gold Star Museum
Address
Camp Dodge IA
Phone
Web Site
www.guard.state.ia.us/pages/history/museum/
Description
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus:
Military
Nature of Group or Site
Unit
 

  IA

  Council Bluffs

  Great Plains Wing Commemorative Air Force

  16803 McCandless Road

  Council Bluffs Municipal Airport

  Council Bluffs  IA

  Phone  712 322-2435

  Web Site http://www.greatplainswing.org/museum.htm

  Description  WW II military artifacts in hangar with several WWII aircraft & vehicles

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  New or Updated:  6/26/2007
 

  IA

  Fort Madison

  Old Fort Madison

  Riverview Park & Hwy 61

  MAIL 811 Ave E, PO Box 240

  Fort Madison  IA   52627    

  Phone  319 372-6318

  Alt Phone   319 372-7700

  Web Site http://www.oldfortmadison.com/

  Description  full scale reconstruction  of early US military post

  Type of Resource Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Fort

  Kind of Activity  Living History

  Era  1808-1813

  New or Updated:  7/26/2007

 
  Idaho
Gowen Field
Idaho Military Museum
Address
Gowen Field ID
Phone
Web Site www.inghro.state.id.us/museum/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
  Idaho
Boise
Idaho Military History Museum
4748 Lindbergh
Boise ID
Phone 208 422-4841
Web Site http://inghro.state.id.us/museum
Description  See Idaho's military history and the development of Gowen Field, home to
Idaho's National Guard.  Exhibits include Philippine Insurrection,
Spanish-American War, WWI, WWII, Korea, and Desert Storm.  Numerous other
military memorabilia and photos including information and photos on Idaho's
naval history.  Includes a Reference Library and tracked military vehicle
display
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Military
Research /Reading Library
 
  Illinois
Alton
Armed Forces Museum of Alton
2625 E Broadway
Alton IL 62002
Phone 618 462-5237
Web Site http://firearsn.empowering.com/armedforcesmuseum.htm
Description at Alton Depot, military vehicles, aircraft, memorabilia including a DUKW and others
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military

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    IL
 
Elizabeth
 
Apple River Fort & Interpretive Center
 
311 East Myrtle
 
PO Box 206
 
Elizabeth        IL                     61028    
 
Phone              815 858-2028
 
Web Site     http://www.appleriverfort.org/
 
E-mail         mailto:info@appleriverfort.org
 
Alt Web       http://state.il.us/hpa/hs/Apple.htm
 
Description      fort played a role in the Black Hawk War, reconstructed in 1990's using                         original methods & tools
 
Type of Resource       Museum
 
Primary Focus    Military
 
Building Type    Fort
 
Era      1832
 
Owner/Operator:     IHPA
 
New or Updated:                   12/1/2003
 

  IL

  Heyworth

  Simpkins War Museum

  605 East Cole

  Heyworth  IL

  Phone   309 473-3989

  Web Site  *****

  Alt Web  http://www.bloomingtonnormal.com/community/directory/attraction.php3?ATTID=41

  Description  personal collection of military artifacts from Civil War to present --

                    concentration on personal and uniform-related items such as shoulder

                    parches, headgear, uniforms, personal weapons

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:  9/18/2004

Illinois
Lansing
Lansing Veterans Memorial Museum
53 N Broadway
Lansing Municipal Airport
Lansing IL 60505
Phone 630 892-1572
Web Site http://www.lansingvetsmemorial.org/
Alt Web http://www.lansingmunicipal.com/images/LansingMem.html
Description depicts a helicopter landing and troops deploying, also at airport is 1926 Henry Ford hangar
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Civic
Collection N-Z Sculpture
New or Updated: 06/26/2003
   
  Illinois
Metropolis
Fort Massac State Park and Historic Site
1308 East Fifth Street
Metropolis IL 62960
Phone 618 524-4712
Web Site http://dnr.state.il.us/lands/Education/INTERPRT/Frtmass.htm
Description reconstructed 1754 French fort, active weekend programming with living history events
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Kind of Activity Living History
Era 1750
 
  Illinois
Prairie du Rocher
Les Coureur du Bois de Fort de Chartres
RR 2
Prairie du Rocher IL 62277
Phone 618 284-7230
Web Site http://www.state.il.us/HPA/Sites/FortdeChartres.htm
Description French stone fort of the early 18th century, original powder magazine, portions of walls and sentry boxes restored, museum on site
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1700
 
  Illinois
Quincy
All Wars Museum
1707 North 1th Street
Quincy IL 62301
Phone 217 222-8641
Web Site http://www.quincynet.com/analists/npmessag/n5033.htm
Description located on the grounds of Illinois Veterans' Home, exhibits span Revolution to Desert Storm
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
 

  IL

  Rantoul

  Korean War Veterans National Museum and Library

  1007 Pacesetter Drive

  Rantoul  IL   61866    

  Phone   217 893-4111

  Web Site  www.theforgottenvictory.org/

  Toll Free  888 295-7212

  Description  now in temporary quarters, constructing permanent museum at former Chanute Air  Base

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Kind of Activity   Link List

  Research /Reading  Library

  Era  Korean War

  New or Updated:      12/20/2005


 

  IL

  Rock Island

  Rock Island Arsenal Museum

  Building 60

  Lock Y Dam #15

  Rock Island  IL    61201    

  Phone   309 794-5338

  Web   http://www.ria.army.mil/Base%20Ops/museum.htm

  Description  on an island in the Mississippi in military use since 1816, factory for US

                    Army ordnance, 1100 weapons on display

  Type of Resource   Specialty

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  New or Updated     2/9/2006

 
 

  IL

  Scott Air Force Base

  Air Force Communications Command History Office

   203 West Losey Street

  Scott Air Force Base  IL   62225    

  Phone   618 256-2781

  Web Site  Error! Hyperlink reference not valid.

  E-mail  mailto:AFCA.HO@scott.af.mil

  Description  Air Force Communications, no circulating materials

  Type of Resource   History Related Organization

  Primary Focus  Military

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  Research /Reading  Archives

  New or Updated:  8/9/2004

Illinois
Springfield
Illinois State Military Museum
Camp Lincoln
1301 N Macarthur Blvd
Springfield IL
Phone
217 782-9365
Web Site
BROKEN http://mil-museum-il.il-arng.ngb.army.mil/
Alt Web www.outfitters.com/illinois/history/civil/ilmuseum.html
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
   
  Illinois
Tuscola
Korean War Veterans National Museum and Library
122 North Central Ave W
Tuscola IL 61953
Phone 217 253-5813
Web Site www.theforgottenvictory.org/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Research or Reading Library
Era Korean War
 
  Illinois
Wheaton
First Division Museum at Cantigny
Cantigny Park
1 South 151 Winfield Road
Wheaton IL 60187
Phone 630 668-5185
Web Site http://www.rrmtf.org/firstdivision/
E-mail mailto:fdmuseum@tribune.com
Description museum and research center at publishers estate commemorates the Big Red One from WW I to the present, also Tribune Archives
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Industry /Profession Infantry
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 07/01/2003
 
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