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  Louisiana
Fort Polk
Fort Polk Military Museum
917 South Carolina Avenue
Fort Polk LA 71459
Phone 337 531-7905
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://www.thetowntalk.com/html/BA92AB49-E4D9-4153-8759-51748CD24119.shtml
Description memorabilia of 12 US divisions stationed there
Type of Resource Specialty
Primary Focus Military
Collection N-Z Uniforms
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 06/07/2003

 

  LA

  Baton Rouge

  Old Arsenal Museum

  900 Capitol Lake Drive

  Baton Rouge                    LA           70802    

  Phone  225 342-0401

  Web  http://www.sec.state.la.us/museums/arsenal/arsenal-index.htm

  Alt Web  http://www.sec.state.la.us/museums/museums/museums-index.htm

  Description  Powder magazine, now set among formal gardens in State Capitol

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus Military

  Era  1838

  New or Updated                               1/24/2006


  LA

  New Orleans

  Fort Pike State Commemorative Area

  Route 6 Box 194

  New Orleans  LA      70129    

  Phone   504 662-5703

  Web Site  http://www.lastateparks.com/fortpike/fortpike.htm

  Description  masonry fort built after the War of 1812, used as staging area in Seminole wars, used  by both sides in the Civil War

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  Era  1826

  New or Updated:           11/30/2005


  LA

  New Orleans

  Jackson Barracks Military Museum

  6400 St Claude Ave

  New Orleans        LA           70146    

  Phone   504 278-8242

  Web Site  http://www.la.ngb.army.mil/dmh/

  Description  official museum of the Louisiana National Guard, in 1837 powder magazine annex and grounds holding aircraft & weapons

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:           10/13/2005


  LA

  Lafayette

  Louisiana Museum of Military History

  3000 NE Evangeline Thruway

  Lafayette                     LA           70507    

  Phone

  Alt Web  http://www.realestatejournal.com/cityprofiles/neworleans_la.html

  Description  military equipment, much of it hands-on: tanks, jeeps, weapons

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  New or Updated:             9/15/2005

 

  Louisiana
Mansfield
Mansfield State Historic Site
15149 Highway 175
Mansfield LA 71052
Phone 318 872-1474
Web Site http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/
Toll Free 888 677-6267
E-mail mailto:mansfield@crt.state.la.us
Description site of engagements that blunted Union move on the Red River, museum, trail, on 177 acre site, active reenactment programs
Type of Resource Battlefield
Primary Focus Military
Kind of Activity Trails
Era Civil War
New or Updated: 06/20/2003

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  Louisiana
Morgan City
Brownell Memorial Park
3359 Highway 70
Morgan City LA 70380
Phone 504 384-2283
Web Site
Description
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: Military
 

  LA

  Natchitoches

  Fort St Jean Baptiste

  155 Rue Jefferson

  Natchitoches  LA   71457    

  Phone   318 357-3101

  Web Site  http://www.lastateparks.com/fortstj/ftstjean.htm

  Toll Free  888 677-7853

  E-mail  mailto:fortstjean@crt.state.la.us

  Alt Web  http://www.explorenatchitoches.com/stateparks.php?task=view&articleID=5

  Description  reconstructed French fort with active living history program schedule

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  Kind of Activity   Living History

  Group Identity   French

  Era  1716

  New or Updated:         9/30/2005

 

  LA

  New Orleans

  National D-Day Museum

  945 Magazine St

  New Orleans  LA   70130    

  Phone   504 527-6012

  Web   http://www.ddaymuseum.org/

  Description  The landings in Normandy, June 1944

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Era   WW II

  New or Updated                       1/25/2006

 
  Louisiana
New Orleans
Fort Pike State Commemorative Area
Route 6 Box 194
New Orleans LA 70129
Phone
504 662-5703
Web Site
http://enlou.com/places/statecommareas.htm - fortpike
Alt Web
http://www.crt.state.la.us/crt/parks/fortpike/fortpike.htm
Description masonry fort built after the War of 1812, used as staging area in Seminole wars, used by both sides in the Civil War
Building Type Fort
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military
Era 1826

Louisiana
New Orleans
Jackson Barracks Military Museum
Jackson Barracks Bldg #201
New Orleans LA 70177
Phone
504 278-8242
Web Site
http://55.23.254.245/jbmm.htm
Description
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: Military

 
   
    LA
 
Tangipahoa
  Camp Moore Confederate Cemetery & Museum
 
70640 Camp Moore Rd
  Tangipahoa  LA  70465  
 
Phone  504 229-2438
  Web Site  http://www.campmoore.com/
  Description  Confederate training camp
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Military
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/21/2003
 
  Massachusetts
Boston
Ancient and Honorable Artillery Company
Armory, Faneuil Hall
Boston MA 02109
Phone
Web Site http://www.ahacsite.org/elected_distinguished.htm
Description paintings, portraits, weapons, military relics
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus Military
Collection N-Z Paintings
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 06/28/2003

  MA
  Charlestown
  Bunker Hill Museum
 
43 Monument Square
  PO Box 1776
  Charlestown MA  02129
  Phone  617 242-1843
  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/bost/Bunker_Hill.htm
 
Alt Web  http://charlestown.ma.us/battle.htmlhttp://charlestown.ma.us/battle.html
 
Description  history of famous battle and local area
 
Type of Resource  Museum
  Primary Focus  Military
  Collection A-F  Costumes
  Collection N-Z  Pottery
  Era  Revolutionary War
  Owner/Operator:  Charlestown Historical Society
  New or Updated:  07/24/2003 

 
 

  MA

  Natick

  Museum of  World War II

  46 Eliot Street

  Natick  MA       01760    

  Phone   508 651-7695

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

  Description  by appointment only, original documents, 83 mannequins with uniforms, German                     artifacts, spy equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection G-M  Manuscripts

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:           12/20/2005
 

  MA

  Quincy

  US Naval Shipbuilding Museum

  739 Washington St

  Quincy  MA

  Phone   617 479-7900

  Web Site  www.uss-salem.org/

  Description  heavy cruiser USS Salem, Navy SEALS, Ordnance collection, located

                    in former Shipyard

  Type of Resource  Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Industry /Profession Naval

  Collection  Arms

  Collection G-M  Models

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated:  5/12/2006

 
  Massachusetts
Rutland
Company of Military Historians
PO Box 910
Rutland  MA  01543 
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.military-historians.org/
 
E-mail  mailto:mail@military-historians.org
 
Description  for professional & amateurs in all fields pertaining to the history &                         traditions of the US military
 
Type of Resource  History Related Organization
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Nature of Group or Site  Association
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003
 
    MA
 
Springfield
 
Springfield Armory National Historic Site
 
One Armory Square #13
 
Springfield  MA  01105    
 
Phone  413 734-8551
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/spar
 
Description  Arsenal site selected by George Washington, in use until 1968, one of the                         largest arms collections ins the world
 
Type of Resource  Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
Collection A-F  Arms
 
Owner/Operator:  National Park Service
 
New or Updated:  10/21/2003
 
 

  MA

  Worcester

  Higgins Armory Museum

  100 Barber Avenue

  Worcester   MA   01606    

  Phone  508 853-6015

  Web Site http://www.higgins.org/

  E-mail  mailto:higgins@higgins.org

  Description  4600 mostly 16th & 17th center pieces of arms  and armor

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type  Civic

  Collection A-F  Arms

  Era  Medieval

  New or Updated:  6/20/2007

 
 

  MA

  Worcester

  Massachusetts National Guard Museum

  44 Salisbury St

  Worcester  MA  01609    

  Phone  508 797-0334

  Web Site www.magnet.state.ma.us/guard/museum/museum.htm

  E-mail  mailto:museum@ma.ngb.army.mil

  Description  housed in armory, history of militia and Guard from 1775

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Civic

  Nature of Group or Site  Unit

  Research   Archives

  Era  1891

  New or Updated:  6/19/2007

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