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President Illinois - Massachusetts

 
  Presidential Pages:  AR-DC, FL-IL, IL-MA, MD-NH, NJ-NY, OH-OR, PA-TX, VA, VT-ZZ  
  Illinois
Vandalia
Vandalia Statehouse SHS
315 West Gallatin
Vandalia IL 62471
Phone
618 283-1161
Web Site
www.state.il.us/HPA/VANDALIA.HTM
Description early capital of Illinois, restored to appearance when Lincoln was in the
legislature
Type of Resource Historic Place
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1836

 

  IN

  Fort Wayne

  Lincoln Museum - IN

  200 East Berry Street

  Fort Wayne   IN      46802    

  Phone   219 465-3864

  Web Site  www.thelincolnmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:thelincolnmuseum@lnc.com

  Description The Lincoln Museum is a national treasure dedicated to preserving and interpreting the history and legacy of Abraham Lincoln.
Experience the Lincoln Museum's award-winning permanent exhibit, "Abraham Lincoln and the American Experiment," which includes 4 theaters and 11 exhibit galleries featuring hundreds of artifacts and images from Lincoln's era
. (text courtesy of Lincoln Museum)

  Type of Resource   Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  Civil War

  New or Updated:           10/12/2005

 

  Indiana
Indianapolis
Benjamin Harrison Home
1230 N Delaware St
Indianapolis IN 46202
Phone
Alt Phone
317 631-1898
Web Site http://www.presidentbenjaminharrison.org/
E-mail mailto:harrison@presidentbenjaminharrison.org
Alt Web http://www.surf-ici.com/harrison/
Description home of 23rd president, with 3700 artifacts & 2440 book, ten rooms with period furnishings
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus President
New or Updated: 05/09/2003
 

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Indiana
Lafayette
Tippecanoe Battlefield
909 South Street
Lafayette IN 47901
Phone 317 742-8411
Web Site http://jupiter.evec.k12.in.us/battle/associat.html
Description site of William Henry Harrison's defeat of Profit, Tecumseh's brother
Type of Resource Battlefield
Primary Focus: President
Era 1811

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  Indiana
Lincoln City
Lincoln Boyhood Home National Memorial
Address
Lincoln City IN
Phone
Web Site www.nps.gov/libo/
Alt Web http://www.allsands.com/History/Places/abelincoln_sox_gn.htm
Description reconstructed childhood farm home of Abraham Lincoln, with costumed interpreters in the summer, Visitor Center, grave site of Lincoln's mother
Type of Resource Museum
Primary Focus: President
Kind of Activity Living History
  Indiana
Vincennes
Grouseland
3 West Scott Street
Vincennes IN 47591
Phone 812 882-2096
Web Site http://www.accessknoxcounty.com/knox/historic.html
Alt Web http://www.sknox.k12.in.us/grouse.htm
Description built by William Henry Harrison when governor of Indiana Territory
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Era 1804
  Kansas
Abilene
Dwight D Eisenhower Library-Museum
200 Southeast Fourth Street
Abilene KS 67410
Phone
785 263-4751
Web Site http://www.eisenhower.utexas.edu/
Alt Web www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description House, museum, and library focusing on Dwight Eisenhower's career
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus: President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Field of Study Science Facility Politics
Research or Reading Library
 
 

 KY

  Frankfort

  Old State Capitol

  Broadway & Lewis

  Frankfort   KY

  Phone   502 564-1792

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

  Description  served from 1830 to 1910, re-creation of 19th century State Law Library,

                    Presidential Campaigns

  Type of Resource   Historic Place

  Primary Focus  Presidents

  Building Type   Capitol

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Era  1830

  New or Updated:   12/7/2004


  KY
 
Hodgenville
 
Abraham Lincoln Birthplace National Historic Site
 
2995 Lincoln Farm Road
 
Hodgenville  KY 42748 
 
Phone  270 358-3137
 
Alt Phone   270 358-3138
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/abli/
 
Description  memorial contains a log cabin symbolic of the one in which Lincoln was born, visitor center with film on his life, family artifacts
 
Type of Resource   Historic Place
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Owner/Operator:  NPS
 
New or Updated:  6/6/2005
 

  KY

  Lexington

  Mary Todd Lincoln House

  578 West Main Street

  Lexington  KY         40507    

  Phone   859 233-9999

  Web Site  http://www.mtlhouse.org/

  Alt Web  http://www.cr.nps.gov/nr/travel/lexington/mtl.htm

  Description  childhood home of Lincoln's wife

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  New or Updated:             7/26/2005

 
Kentucky
New Haven
Lincoln's Boyhood Home Knob Creek Hill
7120 Bardstown Road
New Haven KY 40051
Phone 270 358-3137
Web Site http://showcase.netins.net/web/creative/lincoln/sites/knob.htm
Alt Web http://www.parktrust.org/projects/lincoln/release1.html
Description Lincoln family lived on this farm (1811-1816), log house of Gollaher family who were the next ones on the farm
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus President
Nature of Group or Site Government
Industry  Politics
New or Updated: 05/13/2003
 
 

  MA

  Boston

  John F Kennedy Library and Museum

  Columbia Point

  Boston      MA           02125    

  Phone   617 514-1600

  Web Site  http://jfklibrary.org/

  Toll Free  866 JFK-1960

  E-mail  kennedy.library@nara.gov

  Description  official JFK library and museum holds memorabilia, displays artifacts, documents &  photos, shows film on his life

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Research /Reading  Library

  New or Updated:             1/11/2006

 
    MA
  Brookline
  John F Kennedy NHS
 
Address  83 Beals Street
  Brookline  MA  02446
  Phone  617 566-7937
 
Alt Phone  617 566-1689
 
Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/jofi/
  E-mail  mailto:FRLA_Kennedy_NHS@nps.gov
 
Description  JFK lived the first four years of his life here, furnished as of the date of his     Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  President
  Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession  Politics
  Era  1917
 
Owner/Operator:  National Park Service
  New or Updated: 
07/17/2003 
 
    MA
 
Hyannis
 
John F Kennedy Hyannis Museum
 
397 Main Street
 
Hyannis  MA  02601    
 
Phone  508 790-3077
 
Web Site  http://www.hyannis.com/JFKMuseum.asp
 
Alt Web  http://www.barnstablepatriot.com/07-19-02-news/chamber.html
 
Description  JFK's family and friends on Cape Cod
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession  Politics
 
New or Updated:  10/31/2003
 
 

  MA
 
Northampton
 
Calvin Coolidge Presidential Library & Museum
 
Forbes Library
 
20 West Street
 
Northampton           MA   01060    
 
Phone   413 587-1011
 
Web Site  http://www.forbeslibrary.org/coolidge.html
 
Description  documents and memorabilia of Coolidge as Governor, Vice President, and                     President
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  President
 
Nature of Group or Site  Government
 
Industry /Profession Politics
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:      12/13/2003

 
 

  MA

  Quincy

  Adams National Historic Site

  1250 Hancock Street

  MAIL 135 Adams St

  Quincy  MA  02169    

  Phone  617 770-1175

  Web Site  http://www.nps.gov/adam/

  Description  3 family homes, church and visitor center, 5 generations, 2 presidents

  Type of Resource  Historic Place

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Era  18th-19th

  New or Updated:  5/2/2006

 
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