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  IN

  Auburn

  World War II Victory Museum

  5634 County Road 11A

  PO Box 1

  Auburn  IN   46706    

  Phone  260 927-9144

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

  Description  museum built around international collection of WWII military vehicles

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection N-Z   Vehicles

  New or Updated:  7/17/2007


Indianapolis
Indianapolis
Emil A Blackmore Museum of the American Legion
700 North Pennsylvania
Indianapolis IN 46206
Phone 317 630-1366
Fax 317 630-1241
Web Site *****
Description small museum in American Legion's headquarters building
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military

Indiana
Michigan City
Great Lakes Museum of Military History
360 Dunes Plaza, W US Hwy 20
Michigan City IN 4636
Phone 219 872-2702
Web Site www.militaryhistorymuseum.org
Toll Free 800 726-5912
E-mail mailto:militarymuseum@netnitco.net
Description Revolutionary War to present, uniforms, posters, edged weapons, flags, maps, memorabilia, firearms
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection A-F Arms
Collection N-Z Uniforms
Research /Reading Library
Last changed12/29/2002

  IN
 
Munster
 
Community Veterans Memorial
 
c/o Community Foundation, 901 MacArthur
 
Munster  IN   46321    
 
Phone   219 836-4582
 
Web Site  http://www.communityveteransmemorial.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:skellogg@comhs.org?subject=Information Request
 
Description  dedicated 2003, park holds separate memorial for each 20th century conflict
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Building Type   Funerary
 
New or Updated:     3/31/2004

 

  Indiana
Vincennes
Indiana Military Museum
4305 Old Bruceville Road
Vincennes IN 47591
Phone 812 882-8668
Toll Free 800 886-6443
Web Site http://www.accessknoxcounty.com/knox/historic.html
Description all branches, Civil War to Persian Gulf
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
  Kansas
Fort Atkinson, Kansas
Address
Phone
Web Site
www.stjohnks.net/santafetrail/research/foratkinson.html
Description
Building Type
Fort
Type of Resource
Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Nature of Group or Site Web Site
 

  KS

  Fort Leavenworth

  Frontier Army Museum

  Reynolds Avenue

  Building  801

  Fort Leavenworth  KS

  Phone   913 684-3186

  Web Site  http://garrison.leavenworth.army.mil/sites/services/museum.asp

  E-mail  mailto:web-dptm-museum@leavenworth.army.mil

  Alt Web  http://www.leavenworth.army.mil/dca/acs/acslvn_guide/fam.htm

  Description  originally based on material from wagon shop, collection has expanded to include  uniforms, weapons, & other material from frontier Army

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Carriages

  Era  1804-1917

  New or Updated:  12/19/2005


Kansas
Larned
Fort Larned National NHS
Route 3
Larned KS 67550
Phone 316 285-6911
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/fols/
E-mail mailto:FOLS_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description 9 restored buildings of fort built as base for Indian Wars good IN Depth section at NHS web site
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Building Type Fort
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/05/2003

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Kansas
Fort Riley
US Cavalry Museum
Building #207
Fort Riley KS  66442
Phone 785 239-2737
Web Site www.uscavalry.org/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Nature of Group or Site Unit
Research or Reading Library
 
  Kansas
Fort Scott
Fort Scott National Historic Site
PO Box 918
Fort Scott KS 66701
Phone 620 223-0310
Alt Phone  620 223-0310
Fax 620 223-0188
Web Site http://www.nps.gov/fosc/
E-mail FOSC_Superintendent@nps.gov
Description over 20 structures and parade ground, restored prairie, visitor center in Post Hospital
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1842-1873
 
  Kansas
Hays
Fort Hays SHS
1472 US Highway 183 Alt
Hays KS 67601
Phone 785 625-6812
Web Site http://history.cc.ukans.edu/heritage/kshs/places/forthays.htm
Description frontier fort
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
  Kansas
Iola
Major General Frederick Funston Boyhood Home
14 South Washington
Iola KS 66749
Phone 620 365-3051
Web Site http://skyways.lib.ks.us/kansas/museums/funston/
E-mail mailto:dyoung5@kscable.com
Description boyhood home of distinguished military man/botanist
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1860
Owner/Operator: Allen County Historical Society
 
 

  KS

  Larned

  Fort Larned National NHS

  RR  3, Box 69

  Larned                         KS           67550    

  Phone   316 285-6911

  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/fols/

  E-mail  mailto:FOLS_Superintendent@nps.gov

  Description  9 restored buildings of fort built as base for Indian Wars  good In Depth section at  NHS web site

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             8/22/2005

 

Kansas
Leavenworth
Frontier Army Museum Association
55 McClellan Avenue
Leavenworth KS 66027
Phone
913 682-2880
Web Site http://leav-www.army.mil/museum/
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Nature of Group or Site Association
 

  KS

  Topeka

  Museum of the Kansas National Guard

  6700 SW Topeka Blvd

  Forbes Field

  Topeka    KS

  Phone   785 862-1020

  Web Site  http://skyways.lib.ks.us/museums/kng/about.html

  E-mail  mailto:kngmuseum@aol.com

  Description  representing Guardsmen from the Civil War forward, mock Civil War encampment, small arms collection, larger military equipment outside

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             7/19/2005

 
   
  Kentucky
Patton Museum of Cavalry and Armor
Address
Phone
Web Site
http://knox-www.army.mil/museum
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
 
  Kentucky
Central City
3rd Armored Division Museum and Archives Inc
PO Box 974
Central City KY 42330
Phone
Web Site www.3ad.org
Description proposed museum in Kentucky to honor division formed in 1941
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Nature of Group or Site Unit
Era WW II

  KY

  Fort Campbell

  Don F Pratt Museum

  Bldg 5702 Tennessee Ave

  ATTN AFZB-IT-M

  Fort Campbell                KY           42223    

  Phone   270 798-4986

  Web Site  www.campbell.army.mil/pratt/

  Description  101st Airborne and units stationed at Fort Campbell, present & past

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Aircraft

  New or Updated:              9/7/2005

 
   
 

  KY

  Fort Knox

  Patton Museum of Cavalry & Armor

  4554 Fayette Avenue

  PO Box 208

  Fort Knox  KY  40121    

  Phone   502 624-3812

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

  E-mail   mailto:museum@knox.army.mil

  Alt Web  http://www.knox.army.mil/PattonMuseum/

  Description  in honor of WW II & Korean War general, evolution of modern armored

                     vehicles

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Nature of Group or Site Unit

  Collection  Arms

  Collection  Vehicles

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  4/11/2006

 

  KY

  Frankfort

  Kentucky Military History Museum

  Old State Arsenal

  128 East Main St

  Frankfort  KY  40601    

  Phone   502 564-3265

  Web Site  http://history.ky.gov/Museums/Kentucky_Military_History_Museum.htm

  Description  service of Kentucky militia, guard & other units from Revolution through gulf war

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Civic

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  Owner/Operator:  Kentucky Historical Society

  New or Updated:  12/31/2004

 
  Kentucky
Paducah
Tilghman Heritage Center & Civil War Museum
631 Kentucky Ave
Paducah KY 42003
Phone
270 575-1870
Web Site
*****
Alt Web http://www.ket.org/kentuckylife/600s/kylife607.html
Description honors Civil war general who served at Fort Henry and Vicksburg
Type of Resource House Museum
Primary Focus Military
Era 1852
New or Updated: 05/19/2003
 
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