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Georgia
Alpine
Alpine Antique Auto & Buggy Museum
115 Escowee Dr
Alpine GA
Phone 706 878-0072
Web Site http://www.alpineantiqueautoandbuggymuseum.com/
Description horse drawn vehicles & old & exotic cars on display, many for sale
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Automotive
Collection N-Z Vehicles
New or Updated: 03/27/2003

Georgia
Athens
Collegiate Tennis Hall of Fame
Dan Magill Tennis Complex U GA
PO Box 1472
Athens GA  30603
Phone 
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Web Site  http://georgiadogs.fansonly.com/facilities/magill.shtml
Description  located at U Georgia Tennis facility
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
Collection N-Z  Tennis

 

 

Georgia
Atlanta
Atlanta Braves Baseball Club
600 W Peachtree St NW
Atlanta GA  30308
Phone 
404 249-6400
Web Site  http://atlanta.braves.mlb.com/NASApp/mlb/atl/homepage/atl_homepage.jsp
Description  museum in the ballpark traces Braves from Boston to Milwaukee to Atlanta, includes Hank Aaron's 715th Home run bat and ball, history of Georgia Black Crackers
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Sports

Carter Center
453 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta GA   30307
Phone 
404 331-3900
Web Site  http://www.cartercenter.org/
E-mail  mailto:carterweb@emory.edu
Description  on the campus of Emory U, the Center aims to advance peace worldwide, while the library and museum are next door, with 35 acres in gardens
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library

  GA
 
Atlanta
 
Federal Reserve Bank of Atlanta
 
1000 Peachtree Street NE
 
Atlanta  GA
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.frbatlanta.org/atlantafed/visitors_center/vc_index.cfm
 
Description  money - see it, learn about it, bank regulation & Federal Reserve activities                         on PREARRANGED TOUR ONLY
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Collection G-M  Money
 
New or Updated:  08/21/2003

Museum of the Jimmy Carter Library
441 Freedom Parkway
Atlanta GA   30307
Phone 
404 331-3942
Web Site  http://www/jimmycarterlibrary.org/
E-mail  mailto:carter.library@nara.gov
Alt Web  www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description  presidential library and museum
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading Library

 

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  Atlanta

  Williams Paper Museum

  500 10th Street NW

  Atlanta  GA  30318    

  Phone   404 894-5700

  Web Site  http://www.ipst.edu/amp/

  Toll Free  800 558-6611

  E-mail  mailto:cindy.bowden@ipst.edu

  Description  over 10,000 watermarks, papers, tools, machines -- located at the Institute of Paper Science and Technology

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Industrial

  Nature of Group or Site  Association

  Industry /Profession Printing

  Research /Reading  Library

  Owner/Operator:  Institute of Paper Science & Technology, GIT

  New or Updated:  11/10/2005

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Augusta
Boyhood Home of Woodrow Wilson
419 Seventh Street
Augusta GA  30901
Phone
Web Site
http://downtownaugusta.com/historicaugusta/site19a.htm
Description  Wilson lived in this parsonage for ten years of his childhood
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Georgia
Augusta
Georgia Golf Hall of Fame
One 11th Street 745
Augusta GA 30901
Phone 706 724-4443
Web Site http://www.gghf.org/
E-mail mailto:gardens@gghf.org
Description 17 acre site along the Savannah River includes 8 acres of display gardens
Type of Resource  SpecialtyMuseum
Primary Focus Sports
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Collection G-M Golf
 
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Harlem
 
Laurel & Hardy Museum
 
250 N Louisville St
 
PO Box 99
 
Harlem  GA  30814    
 
Phone   706 556-0401
 
Web Site  http://www.laurelandhardymuseum.org/
 
Toll Free  888 288-9108
 
E-mail  mailto:laurelandhardymuseum@charter.net
 
Description  Oliver Hardy was born in this town, building also houses visitor center
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Entertainment
 
Industry /Profession Movies
 
New or Updated:  5/20/2004

Georgia
Jefferson
Crawford W Long Museum Association
28 College Street
Jefferson GA 30549
Phone 706 367-5307
Web Site www.crawfordlong.org
E-mail mailto:info@crawfordlong.org
Description "The Birthplace of Anesthesia", honors first surgical use of ether in 1842, recreated office & apothecary
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Building Type Commercial
Industry  Medical
New or Updated: 04/22/2003

Georgia
Leslie
Georgia Rural Telephone Museum
135 Bailey Ave
Leslie GA  31764
Phone 
229 874-4786
Web Site www.sowega.net/~museum/
Description  telephones, switchboards, phone booths from Alexander Graham Bell to wireless
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Technology
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications
Collection N-Z  Telephones


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  Georgia
Macon
Georgia Music Hall of Fame
200 Martin Luther King Boulevard
Macon GA  31201
Phone
478 750-8555
Web Site  www.gamusichall.com/
Description  Honors more than 450 musicians
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Entertainment
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Industry /Profession  Music
Collection A-F  Carriages

Georgia
Macon
Georgia Sports Hall of Fame
301 Cherry Street
MAIL PO Box 4644 Macon 31208
Macon GA 31201
Phone 478 752-1585
Web Site http://www.gshf.org/
Description professional, high school, college athletes, coaches & media, theater with presentations of highlights
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Sports
Nature of Group or Site Hall of Fame
Research /Reading Library
New or Updated: 05/14/2003

 
  Georgia
Moreland
Lewis Grizzard Museum
2769 Hwy 29
Moreland GA
Phone 770 304-1490
Web Site http://www.newnan.com/lg/
E-mail mailto:dstamps1@bellsouth.net
Description columnist & humorist Grizzard grew up in this town, museum in his memory is located in a local gift shop
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Famous People
New or Updated: 04/29/2003

Georgia
Saint Simons Island
Arthur J Moore Methodist Museum
100 Arthur Moore Drive
Box 20407
Saint Simons Island GA  31522
Phone 
912 638-4050
Web Site  http://www.epworthbythesea.org/museum.html
E-mail  mailto:methomuse@dareintel.net
Description letters of John Wesley, oriental porcelain, photos, missionary history
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Collection N-Z  Porcelain
Group Identity  Methodist
Research /Reading  Library
 

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Georgia
Savannah
Girl Scout First Headquarters
330 Drayton Street
Savannah GA 31401
Phone 912 232-8200
Web Site http://www.girlscouting.org/firstnational.htm
Toll Free 888 223-3883
E-mail mailto:shop@girlscouting.org
Description carriage house of Juliette Gordon, who started first US Girl Scout Troop, reopened March 2003 as historical center & archives
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Children
Collection G-M Scouting
Research /Reading Archives
New or Updated: 05/07/2003

Mighty 8th Air Force Heritage Museum
Address
Savannah GA 
Phone
Web Site 
www.mighty8thmuseum.com/
Description
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

 
  Georgia
Savannah
Archives Museum. Temple Mic've Israel
Address
Savannah GA
Phone
Web Site www.mickveisrael.org
Description
Type of Resource
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Religion
Group Identity Jewish
 
  Georgia
Warm Springs
Little White House State Historic Site
401 Little White House Road
Warm Springs GA  31830
Phone 
706 665-5870
Web Site  http://www.gastateparks.org/dnr/parks/fdr/fdrattractions.htm
Alt Web  www.georgianet.org/dnr/parts
Description  Franklin Roosevelt's house at Warm Springs, where he died
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
 
  Georgia
Warner Robins
Museum of Aviation at Robins AFB
Robins Air Force Base
Georgia Highway 27
Warner Robins GA  31088
Phone 
578 923-6600
Web Site  www.museumofaviation.org
Description  From gliders to SR-71, has U-2 spy plane, 93 aircraft, 43 acres, 4 major buildings, archaeological museum with dioramas to 12,000 BC
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Group Identity  Native American
 
  Georgia
Woodstock
Air Acres Museum Inc
376 Air Acres Way
Woodstock GA 30188
Phone 770 517-6090
Web Site *****
Alt Web http://nt9.nyic.com/classtrips/search/browse.pl?subject=37&gif=appleoncompu
Description focus on airplane restoration
Type of Resource Specialty Museum
Primary Focus Aviation
New or Updated: 05/14/2003
 
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