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Specialty Museum Maryland (Ellicott City-Upper Marlboro)

 
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    MD
 
College Park
 
College Park Aviation Museum
 
1985 Cpl Frank Scott Drive
 
College Park  MD  20742  
 
Phone
 
Web Site  http://www.pgparks.com/places/historic/cpam/
 
Description  operating airport since 1909 when it was founded so the Wright brothers                         code teach military aviators to fly
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Aviation
 
Building Type  Hangar (Transportation)
 
Collection N-Z  Photography
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  11/03/2003


 
MD

  College Park

  Nixon Presidential Materials Staff

  8601 Adelphi Road

  College Park   MD  20740    

  Phone  301 713-6950

  Web Site http://nixon.archives.gov/index.php

  E-mail  nixon@nara.gov

  Description  Nixon administration papers kept near Washington, over 44 million

                    documents including audio tapes from the Watergate period

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  President

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Industry /Profession Politics

  Research   Archives

  New or Updated:  6/5/2007

 

 

  MD
 
Ellicott City
 
Firehouse Museum Ellicott City
 
3829 Church Road
 
Ellicott City  MD  21041    
 
Phone  410 465-0232
 
Alt Phone  410 313-1413
 
Web Site  http://historicellicottcityconsortium.org/firehouse/index.shtml
 
Description
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Building Type  Fire House
 
Industry /Profession  Firefighting
 
Era      1889
 
New or Updated:  11/16/2003

Maryland
Emmitsburg
National Shrine of Elizabeth Ann Seton
333 South Seton Avenue
Emmitsburg MD
Phone 
301 447-6606
Web Site  http://www.setonshrine.org/
Description  first American saint honored with Visitor Center with film, houses used by religious colony she founded & to established Catholic Parochial School, Mortuary Chapel, Cemetery & Basilica where she is buried
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Famous People

  MD

  Fort George Meade

  Fort George G Meade Museum Maryland

  4674 Griffin Avenue

  Building 4764

  Fort George Meade  MD  20755    

  Phone   301 677-6966

  Web Site http://www.smallmuseum.org/meade.htm

  Description  began as First US Army Museum

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Building Type   Fort

  New or Updated:  1/6/2007
 

  MD

  Fort George Meade

  National Cryptologic Museum

  Colony 7 Road

  Fort George Meade  MD  20755    

  Phone  301 688-5849

  Web Site http://www.nsa.gov/museum/

  Description  codes, codebreakers, and codebreaking techniques from cipher books

                    to supercomputers and biometrics

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Nature of Group or Site  Government

  Research  Library

  New or Updated:  7/19/2007

 
Maryland
Frederick
Frederick County Fire & Rescue Museum
531 North Market Street
Frederick MD
Phone 
301 228-2888
Web Site  *****
Toll Free  800 999-3613
Description  early fire & rescue services
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Industry /Profession  Firefighting

  MD
  Frederick
  National Museum of Civil War Medicine
 
48 East Patrick Street
  Frederick  MD
 
Phone  301 695-1864
  Web Site  http://www.civilwarmed.org/
  Toll Free  800 564-1864
  Description  health, medicine, disease in the Civil War
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Industry /Profession  Medical
  Era  Civil War
  New or Updated:  07/30/2003 

 
 

  MD

  Frostburg

  Thrasher Carriage Museum

  19 Depot Street

  Frostburg  MD           21532    

  Phone   301 689-3380

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

  E-mail  mailto:thrasher@thrashercarriage.com

  Description  horse drawn vehicles from everyday to elegant

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:           12/28/2005

  MD
  Havre de Grace
  Havre de Grace Decoy Museum
 
215 Giles Street
  Havre de Grace  MD  21078    
 
Phone  410 939-3739
  Web Site  http://www.decoymuseum.com/
  E-mail  mailto:decoymuseum@aol.com
  Description  1200 decoys and decorative carvings
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Primary Focus  Arts
  Collection N-Z  Woodcarving
  New or Updated:  07/25/2003 

  MD

  Linthicum

  Historical Electronics Museum

  1745 West Nursery Road

  Linthicum   MD  21090    

  Phone  410 765-0230

  Web Site http://www.hem-usa.org/

  Description  "History of the Nation's Defense Electronics" radio, radar, other

                    electronic systems

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Technology

  New or Updated:  7/7/2007

  MD
 
Lutherville
  Fire Museum of Maryland
 
1301 York Road
  Lutherville  MD  21093   
 
Phone  410 321-7500
  Web Site  http://www.firemuseummd.org
  Description  from colonial times to the present, hand-, horse- and motorized firefighting equipment
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
  Industry /Profession  Firefighting
  Collection G-M  Machinery
  Research /Reading  Library
  New or Updated:  07/25/2003

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Rockville
Jane and Robert Weiner Judaic Museum
Jewish Community Center of Greater Washington
6125 Montrose Road
Rockville  MD  20852    
Phone  301 881-0100
Web Site  *****
Description  Middle East archaeological artifacts, contemporary Judaic art
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Religion
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Archaeology
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Group Identity  Jewish
 
New or Updated:  07/10/2003

  MD
 
Rockville
 
Latvian Museum
 
400 Hurley Avenue
 
Rockville  MD  20850    
 
Phone  301 340-1914
 
Web Site  http://www.alausa.org/E21_Museums.htm
 
E-mail  mailto:alainfo@alausa.org
 
Description  located in Latvian Lutheran Church, traditional costumes & textiles, Bible,                         flax break, documents
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Collection A-F  Costumes
 
Group Identity  Eastern European
 
Owner/Operator:  American Latvian Association
 
New or Updated:  07/11/2003

 

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  Salisbury

  Ward Museum of Wildfowl Art

  908 South Schumaker Dr

  Salisbury  MD   21804    

  Phone   410 742-4988

  Web Site  www.wardmuseum.org

  E-mail  ward@wardmuseum.org

  Description  decoys, wildfowl paintings, hunting equipment

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Arts

  Collection A-F Decoys

  Collection N-Z  Paintings

  New or Updated:              1/2/2006


  MD
 
Solomons
 
Calvert Marine Museum
 
14200 Solomons Island Road
 
PO Box 97
 
Solomons  MD  20688    
 
Phone  410 326-2042
 
Web Site  http://www.calvertmarinemuseum.com/index.html
 
E-mail  mailto:information@calvertmarinemuseum.com
 
Description  lighthouse, packing house, oyster boat; marine history, estuary ecology
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type  Lighthouse
 
Field of Study/Science Facility  Paleontology
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  11/19/2003


 
MD

  St Michaels

  Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum

  213 N Talbot ST

  PO Box 636

  St Michaels  MD  21663    

  Phone 410 745-2916

  Web Site http://www.cbmm.org/

  Alt Web http://www.stepintohistory.com/states/MD/Chesapeake_Maritime.htm

  Description  working boat yard, lighthouse, Oystering, waterfowling, bay history

                    buildings, lookout tower

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Maritime

  New or Updated:   4/25/2007

 

  MD

  Suitland

  Airmen Memorial Museum

  5211 Auth Road

  Suitland  MD  20746    

  Web Site www.afsahq.org/AMM/amm-htm/mwelcome.htm

  Toll Free 800 638-0594

  E-mail  mailto:amm@afsahq.org

  Description  dedicated to enlisted men in Signal Corps, Army Air services, Air Force

  Type of Resource  Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Industry /Profession Air Force

  New or Updated:  4/24/2007

  MD
 
Upper Marlboro
 
W Henry Duvall Tool Museum
 
Patuxent River Park
 
16000 Croom Airport Road
 
Upper Marlboro   MD          20772    
 
Phone    301 627-6074
 
Web Site      http://www.pgparks.com/places/historic/duvall.html
 
Description      tools from various professions including farming, carpentry, and dentistry
 
Type of Resource       Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus    Industrial
 
Collection N-Z     Tools
 
Owner/Operator:     Prince Georges County
 
New or Updated:              12/1/2003

 

 

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