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  NY
 
Cooperstown
 
National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Inc
 
25 Main Street
 
Cooperstown  NY  13326    
 
Phone   607 547-7200
 
Web Site  http://www.baseballhalloffame.org/
 
Toll Free  888 425-5633
 
Description  pictures, artifacts, videos & photos from professional baseball
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Industry /Profession Baseball
 
Collection N-Z  Uniforms
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:  2/3/2004

 

  NY

  Cooperstown

  Corvette Americana Museum

  Cooperstown NY   13326    

  Phone   607 547-4135

  Web Site  http://www.thedailystar.com/news/stories/1998/05/22/vette.html

  Alt Web  http://www.y-car.com/mshaf01/html/ncm.html

  Description  CLOSED 1998

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  9/20/2004

 
    NY
 
Croghan
 
American Maple Museum
 
9753 State Route 812
 
PO Box 81
 
Croghan   NY   13327    
 
Phone   315 346-1107
 
Web Site  http://www.lcida.org/maplemuseum.html
 
Description  history & evolution of maple syrup industry
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Collection N-Z  Tools
 
New or Updated:   2/4/2004

  NY
 
Cuba
 
Cuba Military Museum
 
12 Genesee
 
Cuba  NY  14727 
  Phone   716 968-3679
 
Web Site  *****
 
Alt Web  http://www.jaxcvb.com/master.asp?section=multi&page=sub521
 
Description
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Military
 
New or Updated:    6/19/2004

New York
East Aurora
Millard Fillmore House
24 Shearer Avenue
East Aurora NY  14052
Phone 
716 652-8875
Web Site  www.home.earthlink.net/~pock/home_mf.htm
Description  where Fillmore lived near the beginning of his career
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  1830
Owner/Operator:  Aurora Historical Society

  NY

  Elmira

  National Soaring Museum

  51 Soaring Hill Drive

  Elmira   NY        14903    

  Phone   607 734-3128

  Web Site  www.soaringmuseum.org

  E-mail  mailto:nsm@soaringmuseum.org

  Description  gliders, sailplanes, art, nearby soaring field, Soaring Hall of fame

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame

  Collection N-Z  Vehicles

  New or Updated:             12/9/2005


 
NY

  Garden City

  Cradle of Aviation Museum

  Charles Lindbergh Boulevard

  MAIL One Davis Ave

  Garden City           NY           11530    

  Phone   516 572-4111

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

  Description  history of aviation and Long Island's place in it

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Aviation

  Kind of Activity   IMAX

  New or Updated:             12/8/2005
 

  NY

  Fort Hamilton

  Harbor Defense Museum

  Address

  Fort Hamilton  NY

  Phone

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

  Description  only Army museum in New York City, exhibits from the Revolutionary War to WWII

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Military

  Collection A-F Arms

  Collection N-Z  Uniforms

  New or Updated:  12/19/2005

  NY
 
Geneva
 
Mike Weaver Drain Tile Museum at Johnston Farm
 
Route 96A & East Lake Road
 
Geneva    NY
 
Phone   315 789-3848
 
Alt Phone   315 789-5151
 
Web Site  http://www.genevahistoricalsociety.com/Johnston.htm
 
E-mail  info@genevahistoricalsociety.com
 
Description  drain tiles from 500 BC weaving & spinning displays
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Industrial
 
Collection N-Z  Tiles
 
Owner/Operator:  Geneva Historical Society
 
New or Updated:    2/14/2004

  NY
 
Goshen
 
Harness Racing Museum and Hall of Fame
 
240 Main Street
 
PO Box590
 
Goshen  NY  10924    
 
Phone   845 294-6330
 
Web Site  http://www.harnessmuseum.com/
 
E-mail  mailto:hrm@frontiernet.net
 
Description  trotting is racing where the jockeys sit in "sulkies", not on the horses, and this                     former stable honors both
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Sports
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Collection G-M  Horses
 
New or Updated:   2/17/2004

New York
Hammondsport
Glen H Curtis Museum of Early Aviation
Address
Hammondsport NY
Phone
Web Site 
www.linkny.com/CurtissMuseum
Description  birthplace of aviation pioneer, motorcyclist, also birthplace of first woman pilot
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation

New York
Hilton
A W A Electronic Communication Museum
187 Lighthouse Road
Hilton NY  14468
Phone 
585 392-3088
Web Site  http://www.antiquewireless.org/
E-mail  mailto:k2mp@eznet.net
Alt Web  http://www.rrlc.org/guide/arc02a.html
Description  radio, television, telegraph
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Technology
Industry /Profession  Telecommunications
Research /Reading  Library
Owner/Operator:  American Wireless Association

New York
Horseheads
National Warplane Museum
17 Aviation Drive
Horseheads NY  14845
Phone 
607 739-8200
Web Site  www.warplane.org
Description
Type of Resource 
Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Aviation
Industry /Profession Air Force

  NY
 
Hudson
 
American Museum of Fire Fighting
 
117 Harry Howard Avenue
 
Hudson  NY  12534    
 
Phone   518 828-7695
 
Web Site  http://www.fasny.com/museum/museum.html
 
Alt Web  http://www.artcom.com/museums/vs/af/12534-b.htm
 
Description  over 65 pieces of fire fighting equipment, memorabilia, accessories
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Industry /Profession Firefighting
 
Owner/Operator:  Firemen's Association of the State of New York
 
New or Updated:             2/21/2004

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  New York
Hyde Park
Franklin D. Roosevelt National Historic Site
519 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park NY  12538
Phone 
914 229-9115
Web Site  www.hvnet.com/houses/fdr/index.htm
Toll Free  800 FDR VISIT
Description  birthplace and lifelong home of Franklin D Roosevelt
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics

Franklin Roosevelt Library and Museum
4079 Albany Post Road
Hyde Park NY  12538
Phone 
845 229-8114
Web Site  http://www.fdrlibrary.marist.edu/
Toll Free  800 FDR VISIT
E-mail  mailto:roosevelt.library@nara.gov
Alt Web  http://www.nara.gov/nara/president/address.html
Description  Roosevelt's papers, collections of memorabilia
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Research /Reading  Library
Owner/Operator:  National Archives and Records Administration

 

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New York
Kinderhook
Martin Van Buren National Historic Site
1013 Old Post Road
PO Box 545
Kinderhook NY  12106
Phone 
518 758-9689
Web Site  www.nps.gov/mava
Description  house known as Lindenwald was bought by van Buren and made into profitable estate by his family
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  President
Nature of Group or Site  Government
Field of Study/Science Facility  Politics
Era  1845

  NY
 
Kings Point
 
American Merchant Marine Museum
 
US Merchant Marine
 
300 Steamboat Rd
 
Kings Point  NY 11024    
 
Phone   516 773-5515
 
Web Site  http://www.usmma.edu/museum/visiting.htm
 
Description  maritime Hall of Fame for individuals & vessels, "Ships Made America" theme,                     restored 9th century engine
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Nature of Group or Site  Hall of Fame
 
Collection A-F Arms
 
Collection G-M  Models
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
New or Updated:   2/26/2004

  NY
 
Kingston
 
Hudson River Maritime Museum
 
One Rondout Landing
 
Kingston   NY   12401   
 
Phone   845 338-0071
 
Web Site  http://www.ulster.net/~hrmm/
 
E-mail  mailto:hrmm@ulster.net
 
Description  riverfront building with documents, photos, small craft collection, water trips                     to lighthouse in river
 
Type of Resource   Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Maritime
 
Building Type   Lighthouse
 
Collection N-Z  Paintings
 
Research /Reading  Library
 
New or Updated:    5/12/2004

New York
Le Roy
Jell-O Museum
23 East Main Street
Le Roy NY  14882
Phone 
716 768-7433
Web Site  www.iinc.com/jellomuseum
Description  history, myths and legends of wiggly desert
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
Primary Focus  Industrial

New York
Long Island City
American Museum of the Moving Image
3601 35th Avenue
Long Island City  NY  11106  
 
Phone  718 784-4520
 
Web Site  www.ammi.org
  
Description  exclusively about the movies, television, and video
 
Type of Resource  Specialty Museum
 
Primary Focus  Technology
 
Industry /Profession  Movies
 
Collection G-M  Musical Instruments
 
New or Updated:  07/08/2003

 

  NY

  Norwich

  Northeast Classic Car Museum

  24 Rexford Street

  Norwich NY  13815    

  Phone   607 334-2886

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

  E-mail  mailto:oxfrdstu@norwich.net

  Description  Franklin cars made in Syracuse 1902-1934, others

  Type of Resource   Specialty Museum

  Primary Focus  Automotive

  New or Updated:  9/20/2004

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